Miscellaneous Gilmer County, Georgia Obituaries

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Mrs. Mary Lee Plemmons Holloway

Mrs. Mary Lee Plemmons Holloway, 88, of Whitepath Spring Rd., Ellijay, died Friday, March 3, 2000, at the Fannin Regional Hospital in Blue Ridge.

Mrs. Holloway was born May 31, 1911, in Gilmer County, the daughter of John Christopher Plemmons and Nellie C. Harris Plemmons. She was married to the late Ernest L. Holloway, was retired from the Gilmer County School System food department and was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church.

She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Joyce and Lail Callahan, Ellijay, Irene and Ralph Chancey and Peggy and Roy Walker, all of Cherry Log; sons and daughters-in-law, Rev. James and Martha Holloway, Ellijay, Benny and Kathy Holloway, Chatsworth, and Elizabeth Barnes Holloway, Rossville; 20 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; one great, great grandchild and sisters, Lillie Land, Ellijay, Floria Hefner, Talking Rock, Hazel Leatherwood, Marietta, and Lucille Miller, Cherry Log.

Services were Sunday, March 5 at 2 p.m. from the Cornerstone Baptist Church with Rev. Bill McGill, Min. Ron Marks, Min. Butch Jones, and Mr. Joe Sisson officiating. Music was by the church choir and organist, Peggy Connor.

Pallbearers were Gerald Chancey, Keith Holloway, Dan Walker, Larry Callahan, Jeff Holloway, Sidney Holloway, David Holloway, Johnny Chancey, Chris Holloway, Brian Holloway, Joshua Holloway, Jerry Smith, Wayne Holt, Mitchell Cantrell, Ron Jones, Randy Fletcher, Brent Sanford, Andy Bradshaw, Jim Mark Nichols, and Jonathan Tucker.

Honorary pallbearers were great grandsons.

Interment was in the Boardtown Church of Christ Cemetery under the direction of Logan Funeral Home.

Mrs. Jewell Wheeler

Mrs. Jewell Wheeler, 72, of Tower Rd., Ellijay, died Monday, February 28, 2000, at the North Georgia Medical Center in Ellijay.

Mrs. Wheeler was born May 26, 1927, in Fannin County.

She is survived by her husband, Billy Harold Wheeler; brother, Robert Thomas, N.C., and a sister, Opal Christian, Tenn.

Services were Thursday, March 2 at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Akins Funeral Home with Dr. Clay Turner officiating.

Pallbearers were Earl Wheeler, Eddie Wheeler, Ricky Thomas, Tommy Thomas, and James Galloway.

Interment was in the Crestlawn Cemetery under the direction of Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge.

Mrs. Eva Sue Hale

Mrs. Eva Sue Hale, 67, of Tennga, died Sunday, February 27, 2000, at her home.

Mrs. Hale was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Hale.

She is survived by son, Mike Land, Tennga; daughter, Regina Fancher, Tennga; stepson, Terry Land, Fla.; brothers, I.E. “Pete” Cline and Herbert Cline, both of Tenn.; sister, Mearl Deal, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Services were Wednesday, March 1 at 1 p.m. from the Melody Meadows Music Park with Rev. Randall Headrick and Rev. John Cantrell officiating.

Cousins served as pallbearers.

Interment was in the Ebenezer Community Cemetery in Englewood, Tenn., under the direction of Peeples Funeral Home of Chatsworth.

This notice is courtesy of Logan Funeral Home.

A.J. Hughes

Mr. A.J. Hughes, 72, of Orchard Rd., Ellijay, died Sunday, March 5, 2000, at his home.

Mr. Hughes was born October 26, 1927, in Fannin County, the son of Andrew Hughes and Gertrude Hughes. He was employed by Gold Kist, attended the Church of God and was a member of the Copperhill Masonic Lodge #656 F & AM.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Hughes; stepsons, Tommy Edens and Brian Edens, both of Ellijay, and Tim Edens, Colo.; stepdaughters, Jodie Edens and Charlotte Kitchens, both of Ellijay; brother, Wilburn “Slim” Hughes, Ellijay; sisters, Alayene Campbell, Mary Green and Ellen Milton, all of Tenn., Floy Curtis, McCaysville, and Violet Callahan, Ellijay, and seven grandchildren.

Services were Tuesday, March 7 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Stahl and Rev. Ernest Hughes officiating. Music was by Celeste McGhee, Irene Wofford, Jean Stephens, and Eddie Alred.

Pallbearers were Tommy Edens, Tim Edens, Brian Edens, David Curtis, Edward Green, and Dorsie Kitchens.

Honorary pallbearer was Brandon Kitchens.

Interment was in the Yukon Cemetery with graveside rites by Copperhill Lodge #656 F & AM.

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Eva Gaddy Greenarch

Mrs. Eva Gaddy Greenarch, 84, of Dillsboro, N.C., died Monday, March 6, 2000, at Harris Regional Hospital following an extended illness.

Mrs. Greenarch was born in Haywood County, N.C., the daughter of Robert and Sara Messer Gaddy. She was a member of the Sylva Church of God.

She is survived by daughters, Barbara Stacy Helton, Cherry Log, Mary Elizabeth Stacy, Calif., and Shirley Ann Farmer, N.C.; sons, Carl Dewayne Stacy and James Stuart Stacy, both of N.C.; sisters, Josephine Sisk and Waise Vankleeck, both of Mo.; brother, Richard Gaddy, S.C.; eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Services will be Thursday, March 9 at 11 a.m. from the Sylva Church of God with Bro. Larry Robinson and Pervie Stines officiating.

Pallbearers are Blain Franks, Greg Baxter, Rick Standingdeer, Eddie Phillips, Mike Terrell, and Ari-Ben Betty.

Interment will be in the Greenhill Cemetery in Waynesville, N.C., under the direction of Melton-Riddle Funeral Home of Sylva, N.C.

This notice is courtesy of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

Mrs. Jessie Martin Padgett

Mrs. Jessie Martin Padgett, 90, of Cartersville, died Sunday, March 12, 2000.

Mrs. Padgett was born May 26, 1909, in Bartow County, the daughter of Lee Martin and Ellen Duvall Martin. She was married to the late Johnny Padgett, and was a member of the Zion Baptist Church since 1918. She was the oldest living descendant of the late W.J. “Uncle Bill” and Janie Garrett Martin.

She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Evelyn and Fred Howren and Patricia “Pat” and Robert Chastain, Sr.; grandsons, Rev. Robby Chastain, Bobby Howren and wife, Becky; granddaughters, Tamela Chastain, Fredda and Tony Rogers; great grandchildren, Brandy Howren, Chris Howren, Breanna and Brooke Rogers; two great, great grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; sisters, Elma Satterfield and Ruth Holcomb; stepsister, Willie Holt; one great, great stepgrandchild and a special cousin, Doris Mercer.

Services were Tuesday, March 14 at 2 p.m. from the Zion Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Ronnie Howard and Rev. Earl Abernathy officiating.

Pallbearers were Arnold Godfrey, George Mercer, Christopher Martin, Ralph Shook, Tony Burt, Jimmy Black, Griffin Padgett, and Clarence Brock.

Honorary pallbearers were Rev. Stephen Moore, Boyd Manis, Dewey Atchley, Randy Jackson, Jack Edwards, Hubert Woodward, and Carlton Rogers.

Interment was in the church cemetery under the direction of Owen Funeral Home of Cartersville.

This notice is courtesy of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

Charles E. Walker

Mr. Charles E. Walker, 70, of Catawba Cir., Ellijay, died Wednesday, March, 8, 2000, in the North Georgia Medical Center.

Mr. Walker was born April 24, 1929, in Barberton, Ohio, the son of C.J. Walker and Eula Mae Logan Walker. He was a retired electronics technician, a veteran having served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict aboard the USS Bone Homme Richard, a member of the Nelms Lodge #323 F & AM, member of the Low 12 Chapter and of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Lyda Huddleston Walker; children, Janet and Mike Salacinki, Fla., Charles E. Walker, Jr., N.C., and Suzanne Rogers, N.Y.; stepdaughter, Judith Ann Ausbrooks, N.C.; three granddaughters and stepmother, Lucille Walker, Rome.

Services were Saturday, March 11 at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Camp officiating. Music was by Gabrielle Cornett.

Pallbearers were Lou Uhlman, Bill Stokes, Butch Parker, Art Stone, Dwayne Foote, and Don Burkhalter.

Honorary pallbearers were members of the Good Neighbor Club.

Interment was in the Crestlawn Cemetery in Atlanta with graveside rites by Nelms Lodge #323 F & AM.

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Edna Bramblett Collins

Mrs. Edna Bramblett Collins, 67, of Calhoun, died Friday, March 10, 2000, in the Calhoun Health Care Center.

Mrs. Collins was born April 26, 1932, in Murray County, the daughter of Floyd Samuel Bramblett and Elizabeth Posey Bramblett. She was married to the late P.B. Collins.

She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Patsy and Wally Hightower, Talking Rock, and Brenda and Johnny Fairbanks, Fairmount; sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Tawanna Collins, Fairmount, Ronald and Sandra Collins, Calhoun, and Tommy and Donna Collins, Ala.; nine grandchildren; brothers, Luther Bramblett, Larken Bramblett, and Lamar Bramblett, all of Calhoun, and sisters, Edith Chapman, Chatsworth, Erma Hall, Dalton, Evalene Sugart and Barbara Bramblett, both of Calhoun and Linda Posey, Ellijay.

Services were Sunday, March 12 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Hollis Crook officiating.

Interment was in the Mt. Hermon Cemetery under the direction of Peeples Funeral Home of Chatsworth.

This notice is courtesy of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

Mrs. Gertrude Elizabeth Edwards Gudger

Mrs. Gertrude Elizabeth Edwards Gudger, 92, of Mountaintown Rd., Ellijay, died Monday, March 20, 2000, in the Gilmer Nursing Home.

Mrs. Gudger was born July 1, 1907, in Macon County, N.C., the daughter of Andrew Edwards and Hattie Bryson Edwards. She was married to the late John O. Gudger, was a former teacher and a member of the Mountaintown Baptist Church.

She is survived by sons, William E. Gudger and John R. (Bob) Gudger, both of Ellijay; daughter, Bess Hill, Ellijay, and Helen Clements, Rome; brother, Harry Edwards, Ellijay; 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

Services were Wednesday, March 22 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Edmund Miller officiating. Music was by Donna Beck, Jeannie Swafford and Irene Wofford

Interment was in the Mountaintown Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Mountaintown Baptist Church Building Fund c/o Jim Withrow, 323 Shepard Rd., Ellijay, GA 30540.

Arthur Hartley Wilkerson Ridehalgh

Mr. Arthur Hartley Wilkerson Ridehalgh, 66, of Roy Rd., Ellijay, died Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at his home.

Mr. Ridehalgh was born June 6, 1933, in London, England, the son of Hartley Ridehalgh and Helen Slater Ridehalgh. He was an insurance salesman, a member of the Church of England and had served in the British Services.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen Mooney Ridehalgh; son, Desmond Ridehalgh, Ellijay; father and mother-in-law, Elder and Mrs. Lawrence Mooney, Ellijay.

Services were Saturday, March 18 at 11 a.m. from the Tickanetley Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Lawrence Mooney and Elder Paul Mooney officiating. Singing was by the church choir. Bagpipes were played by Dwane Mills.

Pallbearers were Henry Vickers, James Ellis, Ricky Bishop, Jackie Bramlett, Paul Mooney, Jr., and Calvin Smith.

Interment was in the church cemetery under the direction of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

Mrs. Mertis Logan Henson

Mrs. Mertis Logan Henson, 86, of Boardtown Rd., Ellijay, died Thursday, March 16, 2000, in the Gilmer Nursing Home.

Mrs. Henson was born November 16, 1913, in Gilmer County, the daughter of Jule Logan and Para Lee Withrow Logan. She was married to the late Will Henson, was a retired secretary/clerk and a former school teacher.

She is survived by sisters, Grace Payne, Ellijay, and Gladys Davis, Forest Park and several nieces and nephews.

Services were Saturday, March 18 at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Edmund Miller officiating. Music was by Irene Wofford.

Pallbearers were Mitchell Logan, Steve Brown, Tony Cochran, Tom Hall, Mack Logan, and Ronnie Davis.

Interment was in the Ellijay City Cemetery under the direction of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Georgia Mountains Hospice or Gateway Pet Rescue.

Darriel Ridings

Mr. Darriel Ridings, 46, of Jasper, died Saturday, March 18, 2000, at his home.

He is survived by his wife, Dorthy Ridings, Jasper; mother, Odell Weaver Ridings, Ellijay; sons, Bobby Deboard and Jeff Ridings, both of Jasper; daughters, Casey Ridings, Jennifer Deboard, Paula Griggs and Robin Burdick, all of Jasper; brothers, Roy Parks, Marietta, Gene Ridings, Billy Ridings, and George Ridings, all of Ellijay; sisters, Lesa Martin, Brenda Weaver and Annie Teems, all of Ellijay and seven grandchildren.

Services were Monday, March 20 at 2 p.m. from the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Gerald Faulkner and Rev. Von Hinton officiating.

Pallbearers were Timmy Ridings, Jimmy Ridings, Sammy Lewis, Stacy Lewis, Charlie Carpenter, and James Ridings.

Interment was in the church cemetery under the direction of Cagle Funeral Home of Jasper.

Boyd Johnson

Mr. Boyd Johnson, 88, of Cherry Log, died Wednesday, March 15, 2000, in Roanoke, Ala.

Mr. Johnson was born April 28, 1911, in Gilmer County, the son of Holmes Johnson and Roxie Lance Johnson. He was married to the late Carrie Newton Johnson, was a veteran having served in World War II, a retired truck driver and of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his daughter, Geneva Adams, Ala.; son, Nathan Johnson, Rockmart; four grandchildren, David Adams, Danny Adams, Kelly Johnson, and Stephen Johnson and sisters, Ruth Mashburn and Ida Ash, both of Blue Ridge.

Services were Saturday, March 18 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Ernest Land officiating. Music was by the Scott Family.

Pallbearers were Gary Ash, Eugene Dover, Robert Miller, Kennon Mashburn, Larry Mashburn, and Harold Johnson.

Honorary pallbearers were Marvin Dover, Randall Dover, and Paul Dover.

Interment was in the Johnson Family Cemetery in Cashes Valley under the direction of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

Armlin James Lovell

Mr. Armlin James Lovell, 89, of Peachtree City, died Friday, March 17, 2000, at the Gilmer Nursing Home.

Mr. Lovell was born July 10, 1910, in Camden County, the son of George Lovell and Florence Raualle Lovell. He was retired after 50 years as a shrimp boat captain.

He is survived by his wife, Minnie Dorothy Lovell, Turin; daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Walter Schuman, Turin; sons and daughters-in-law, James Earl and Diane Lovell and Charles and Myrtle Lovell, all of Ellijay; nine grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

Services were Saturday, March 18 at 1 p.m. from the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with Min. Butch Jones officiating. Music was by Irene Wofford.

Interment was in the Jarrett City Cemetery under the direction of Logan Funeral Home.

Mrs. Ruth Dooley

Mrs. Ruth Dooley, 66, of Rose Pedal Ln., Ellijay, died Tuesday, March 14, 2000, at the Saint Joseph Medical Center in Atlanta.

Mrs. Dooley was born January 29, 1934, in Polk County, Ark., the daughter of Huston Pitts and Eula Mae Gilbert Pitts. She was employed as a lab technician and was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her husband, George “Tom” Dooley; daughters and sons-in-law, Sherry and Bud Walker, Dallas, Terri and Bob Massey, Lawrenceville, and Linda Littlefeather, Cartersville; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Cindy Fike, Okla.; stepdaughters and son-in-law, Gwyn Turner, Ellijay, and Gale and Marvin Patterson, Cherry Log; stepsons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Debbie Dooley and Hal and Donna Dooley, all of Ellijay, and Mitchell Dooley, Ala., 17 grandchildren; one great grandchild and sisters, Maxine Maher, Calif., Jewell Perry and Eula Walker, both of Okla., Wanda Peria, Marietta, Bennie Zlindra, Acworth, Marie Pitts and Aliene Pitts, both of Fresno, Calif.

Services were Friday, March 17 at 2 p.m. from the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with Min. Butch Jones officiating. Music was by Irene Wofford.

Pallbearers were Joey Gatewood, Mitchell Dooley, Hal Dooley, Marvin Patterson, Jeff Dooley, Bud Walker, Bob Massey, Josh Walker, Justin Massey, and Jason Massey.

Honorary pallbearers were members of the Dept. of Natural Resource Wild Life Division.

Interment was in the Chapman Family Cemetery under the direction of Logan Funeral Home.

Mrs. Rachel Suzanne Davis Korpeck

Mrs. Rachel Suzanne Davis Korpeck, 43, of Ellicott City, Md., died Friday, March 10, 2000, at the Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Springs, Md.

Mrs. Korpeck was born August 15, 1956, in Gilmer County, the daughter of Paul Davis and Christine Painter Davis. She was of the Baptist faith, a 1974 graduate of Gilmer High School, attended North Georgia College and graduated from the Georgia Baptist School of Nursing. She worked in various V.A. and military hospitals including the Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington, D.C.

She is survived by her husband, Andrew Korpeck; children, Sara Korpeck and Philip Korpeck, Md.; parents, Paul and Christine Davis, Ellijay; sister, Denise Moore, Ellijay; brothers and sister-in-law, Tim and Connie Davis, Ellijay, Tom Davis and his fiancee, Terry Sanders, Ind.

Graveside services were Monday, March 13 from the Columbia Memorial Park Cemetery in Ellicott City with Tom Davis officiating.

Memorial services will be April 7 at 7 p.m. from the Mountaintown Baptist Church with Tom Davis and Rev. Edmund Miller officiating.

This notice is courtesy of Logan Funeral Home.

Mrs. Woodlyn McCurley Chastain

Mrs. Woodlyn McCurley Chastain, 86, of Athens, died Sunday, March 19, 2000, at her home.

Mrs. Chastain was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. G.W. McCurley, Sr. She was married to the late H.E. Chastain, was a retired UGA District Extension Agent, a member of the Green Acres Baptist Church, the Jolly Elders Sunday School class and the Extension Service Sewing Club.

She is survived by her children, Fay and Stan Brassie, Edwina and Tom Johnson, Woody and Susanne Chastain and Ricky and Betsey Chastain; grandchildren, Trey and Saskia Thompson, Wyatt Johnson and Celsa Gonzalez, Christa and Bill Shaffer, Kelley and Cole Barks, Tal and Karen Thompson, Melaney and David Perno, Chas Chastain, Lucy Chastain and Elizabeth Chastain; four great grandchildren; brothers, (Ret.) Col. Henry McCurley and Grady McCurley and sisters, Pearl Wallace and Hilda Hardeman.

Services were Tuesday, March 21 at 11 a.m. from the Green Acres Baptist Church in Athens.

Pallbearers were grandsons and grandsons-in-law.

Honorary pallbearers were members of the Jolly Elders Sunday School class.

Interment was in the Colbert Cemetery under the direction of Lord and Stephens, Inc.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Woodlyn Chastain Church Organ Memorial Fund c/o Green Acres Baptist Church, 2085 Barnett Shoals Rd., Athens, GA 30605.

This notice is courtesy of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

Mrs. Elizabeth Mae Schamp

Mrs. Elizabeth Mae Schamp, 76, of Hickory Ridge Dr., Ellijay, died Monday, March 20, 2000, in the Woodstock Rehabilitation Center.

A memorial service will be held Friday, March 24 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

Interment will be in Dearborn, Mich.

Complete arrangements will be announced later by Bernhardt Funeral Home.

Charles H. Holt

Mr. Charles H. Holt, 60, of Elford Rd., Ellijay, died Sunday, March 19, 2000, in the North Georgia Medical Center.

Mr. Holt was born September 21, 1939, in Gilmer County, the son of Robert Holt and Effie Sanford Holt. He was a heavy equipment operator and of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lois Ledford Holt; children, Billy Ray and Angela Holt, William and Bobbie Holt, Carl and Tina Holt, Michael and Angel Holt, and Crystal Dyer, all of Ellijay, and Clayton and Meredith Dyer, Fla.; father, Robert Holt, Ellijay; 12 grandchildren; brothers, James Holt, Lewis Holt, Franklin Holt, and Doyal Holt, all of Ellijay, and sisters, Hazel Young, Gertha Segars, and Alice Smith, all of Ellijay.

Services were Tuesday, March 21 at 2 p.m. from the Jesus Church with Rev. Ardell McClure and Rev. Billy Cantrell officiating. Music was by Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Jones and Mary Alice Champion.

Pallbearers were Ronnie Holt, Alan Holt, David Holt, Daniel Holt, Kenneth Segars, and Danny Stover.

Honorary pallbearers were Justin Holt, Joey Holt, Zachary McClure, and Jimmy Holt.

Interment was in the church cemetery under the direction of Bernhardt Funeral Home.


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