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Mrs. Susie Barron Cagle

Mrs. Susie Barron Cagle, 100, died Monday, February 26, 2001, at St. Simons Island.

Mrs. Cagle's son was the late Dr. Arthur Cagle, Jr., who practiced dentistry in Ellijay for some 25 years before his death in 1979. Her daughter-in-law, Eppie Cagle Moore, now of Atlanta, was the public health nurse for the Gilmer County Health Department before retiring in 1987.

Mrs. Cagle was born in Cherokee County, January 6, 1901, and lived most of her adult life in Canton. "Mama Susie" was well-known in Ellijay, having visited here many times in bygone years.

She is survived by her daughter, Mildred Neal, St. Simons; and son, Jimmy Cagle, Pensacola, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; and four great great grandchildren.

Burial was in Riverview Cemetery, in Canton, on March 6, with Rev. James Holt officiating.

Huey Funeral Home of Canton was in charge of arrangements.

Allen Easterwood

Mr. Allen Easterwood, 51, of Jasper, died Monday, February 19, 2001, at the Mountainside Medical Center.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Easterwood; son and daughter-in-law, Adam and Sherry Easterwood, Jasper; daughter, Kerry Roland, Jasper; brothers, Thomas Easterwood and Ervin Easterwood, both of Jasper; and Greg Easterwood, Ellijay; sisters, Teresa Tatum, Coral Robinson, and Penny Arp, all of Jasper; and two grandchildren.

Services were Thursday, February 22, from the chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with Rev. Kenneth Kirk and Rev. William Darnell officiating.

Pallbearers were Van Williams, Chris Plumley, Anthony Plumley, Mark List, Mike Ballew, and Roger Eddington.

Interment followed in the Salem Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Cagle Funeral Home of Jasper.

Grant Odell

Mr. Grant Odell, 55, of Yukon Rd., Ellijay, died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at his home.

Mr. Odell was born February 21, 1946, in Kentucky, the son of Grant and Gertrude Price Odell. He was a construction worker, a veteran, and of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Frantz Odell; brothers, Henry Odell, Ohio, Joseph Odell, New York, James Odell, SouthCarolina, Jerry Odell, Kentucky, and Odis Odell, South Carolina; sisters, Mary Rasnic and Joyce Mounts, both of Kentucky, and Gearldine Parrott, Ohio.

Services were held Saturday, March 10, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Pastor Paul M. Porter officiating. Music was by Gladys Brewer.

Pallbearers were Freddy Beasley, Jerald Chastain, Joel Chastain, Ryan Lee, Kelly Lathery, and John Sears.

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

Mrs. Bessie Dover Pache

Mrs. Bessie Dover Pache, 102, of Ellijay, died Thursday, March 8, 2001, in Mount Dora, Fla.

Mrs. Pache was born February 28, 1899, in Gilmer County, the daughter of James B. and Lillie Crawford Dover. She was the widow of Ed Pache, was retired from Gordon Food Company, and was a member of the Nine Mile United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her sister, Ora Hancock, Fla.; sister-in-law, Mrs. Carl Dover, Ellijay, and several nieces and nephews.

Services were Sunday, March 11, at 3 p.m. from the Nine Mile United Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Naylor officiating. Music was by Through Grace Quartet.

Pallbearers were Levi Higdon, Charles Corbin, Ray Wells, Hill Sales, Wayne Sales, and Rob Bellue.

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

Louis Gene Dale

Mr. Louis Gene Dale, 70, of Marietta, died Monday, March 12, 2001, in the Haven House Hospice in Atlanta.

Mr. Dale was born August 31, 1930, the son of J.B. Dale and Ethel Edwards Dale. He was a veteran having served with the U.S. Air Force in Korea, a mechanic and was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his son, Gene Dale, Louisiana.; sisters, Maxine Towery, Ellijay, and Doris Floyd, Jasper; 11 grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Services were Thursday, March 8, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Edmund Miller officiating.

Pallbearers were Dan Dale, Gary Dale, Robert Beasley, Tim Slaton, Joshua Dale, and Gene Dale.

Interment was in the Whitestone Baptist Church cemetery under the direction of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

Mrs. Zella Jo Sanford Carter

Mrs. Zella Jo Sanford Carter, 63, of Cedartown, formerly of Ellijay, died Saturday, March 17, 2001, in Polk Medical Center following an extended illness.

Mrs. Carter was born in Blount, Tenn., on June 18, 1937, the daughter of James Andrew (Jake) Sanford and Bama Gregg Sanford.

She was a former healthcare worker, a homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Carroll Carter.

She is survived by her sons, Tony R. Carter, Cedartown, Greg C. Carter, Lindale and Scott Carter, Sr., Rockmart; sister, Barbara Sanford, Chatsworth; brother, Charlie Sanford, Ellijay; 12 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Services were Monday, March 19, at 4 p.m. from the chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Moses Wilson and Rev. John Hooper officiating.

Pallbearers were Jon Carter, Jeff Carter, Joey Carter, Alan Gentry, Charles Carter, and Doug Harley.

Honorary pallbearers were Quillion Banks and firemen and officers of the Rockmart Fire Department.

Interment followed in the Northview Cemetery in Cedartown.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home of Rockmart was in charge of arrangements.

This notice is courtesy of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

Mrs. Gailey V. Searcy

Mrs. Gailey V. Searcy, 96, of Wapakoneta, Ohio, died Thursday, March 15, 2001, at St. Rita's Medical Center.

Mrs. Searcy was born October 15, 1904, in Gilmer County, the daughter of Hines and Leah Stewart Rogers. She was a homemaker, attended the Baptist church, was retired as head cook with the Columbus City Schools, and was preceded in death by her husband, Harley William Searcy.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, William Reed and Arlene Searcy, Ohio; daughter and son-in law, Doris G. and Gordon Taylor, Va.; four grandsons; and three great grandchildren.

Graveside services were Saturday, March 17, at 11 a.m. from at the Union Cemetery in Columbus, Ohio, with Rev. G. Richard Bell officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials may be directed to the Special Needs Unit of Auglaize Acres.

Arrangements were by the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home of Wapakoneta.

This notice is courtesy of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

Mrs. Kathryn Juanita McMahan Boatner

Mrs. Kathryn Juanita McMahan Boatner, 72, of Green Circle, died Tuesday, March 13, 2001, at the Gilmer Nursing Home.

Mrs. Boatner was born April 9, 1928, in Cherokee, N.C., the daughter of William Thomas McMahan and Ollie Donna Hampton. She was a housewife and a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Wolf Creek, N.C.

She is survived by her husband, Edward "Shy" Boatner; daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Hal Dooley, Ellijay, and Martha and James Yon, Tellico Falls; son and daughter-in-law, Charles Calvin and Barbara Tinsley, Dalton; three granddaughters; three great granddaughters; sisters, Hazel Beal, Ellijay, and Shirley Ann Leonard, Ohio.

Services were Friday, March 16, at the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roy Scott and Rev. Edmund Miller officiating. Music was by The Floyd Scott Family and Irene Wofford.

Pallbearers were Johnny Scott, Wayne Scott, Tim Holland, Hal Dooley, William Newton, and Jimmy Yon.

Interment was in the Flat Branch Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Logan Funeral Home.

James "Bud" Reddin

Mr. James "Bud" Reddin, of Chatsworth, died Monday, March 19, 2001.

He is survived by his sons, Robert Jerry Wright, Ronny Wright, and Randy Reddin, all of Ellijay; brother, Clarence Reddin, Woodstock; special friend, Marian Miller, Chatsworth; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Services were Wednesday, March 21, at 3 p.m. from the Sosebee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Sam May officiating.

Interment was in the Sixes Methodist Church Cemetery under the direction of Sosebee Funeral Home of Canton.

Edgar Taylor Fowler

Mr. Edgar Taylor Fowler, 84, of Ellijay, formerly of Atlanta, died March 22, 2001.

Prof. Fowler was born in Lake City, S.C. In 1937, he enrolled in Georgia Tech and joined Phi Eta Sigma, and Navy ROTC. After his sophomore year he worked at the Federal Ship Building and Dry Dock Co., in Kearney, N.J. for five years, and then served in the Navy and Naval Reserve. After separation from the Navy he returned to Georgia Tech and was elected to the honorary fraternity Tau Beta Pi, prior to his graduation with the highest grade point average in the civil engineering class of 75 seniors.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret M. Fowler; son and daughter-in-law, Joseph Henry and Kathy Fowler, Fla.; sister, Lucille Brooks, Va.; niece, Joanne Roberson Respess, Calif.; and nephew, Russell Roberson, Va.

Services were Saturday, March 24, at 2:30 p.m. at Arlington Chapel, with entombment, Arlington Memorial Park.

Mrs. Sheri Ione Williams Crump

Mrs. Sheri Ione Williams Crump, 55, Copperhill, Tenn., died Sunday, March 25, 2001, at the Copper Basin Medical Center in Tennessee.

Mrs. Crump was born June 4, 1945, in Atlanta, the daughter of Ted Taft Williams and Ione Elizabeth Howell Williams. She was of the Methodist faith.

She is survived by her husband, Robert A. Crump; sons and daughters-in-law, Scott and Cindy Crump, Jonesboro, Anthony Crump, and Barry and Suanne Crump, all of Tenn.; five grandchildren; sister, Meree Griffin, Fla.; and great aunt, Ruby Howell Plunkett, Smyrna.

Services were Wednesday, March 28, at 2 p.m. from the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Naylor officiating. Music was by Irene Wofford.

Pallbearers were Tony Crump, Scott Crump, Barry Crump, Jeff Guthrie, Johnny Plunkett, and M.G. Duvall.

Interment was in the Nine Mile United Methodist Church Cemetery under the direction of Logan Funeral Home.

Dwayne W. Cloninger

Mr. Dwayne W. Cloninger, 73, of Chatsworth Hwy., Ellijay, died Thursday, March 22, 2001, in the Erlanger Hospital.

Mr. Cloninger was born March 12, 1928, in Gilmer County, the son of Eula Knight Cloninger and Joe Stephen Cloninger. He was a textile worker and a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

He is survived by his mother, Eula Knight Cloninger, Ellijay; sister, Claudia Murphy, Canton; nephews, David Murphy, Loganville, and Sam Murphy, Ellijay; great-niece, Melia Harper, Monroe; and great-great niece, Peyton Alexis Harper.

Services were Saturday, March 24, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Jess Posey and Rev. Junior Waddell officiating. Music was by the Larry Clayton Family.

Pallbearers were Ronald Knight, Terry Knight, Jimmy Knight, Danius Silvers, David Murphy, and Sam Murphy.

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

James William Bill Holden

James William Bill Holden, 76, of McTier Circle, Cartersville, died Thursday, March 22, 2001, in the Cartersville Medical Center.

Mr. Holden was born Oct. 26, 1924, in Gilmer County, the son of Ben Holden and Rosa Stanley Holden. He was retired from General Motors, a veteran having served with the U.S. Navy in World War II, of the Baptist faith, and married to the late JoAnn Russell Holden.

He is survived by his sons, Roger Holden and James Ronnie Holden, both of Cartersville; daughters, Debbie Blake, Colo., Glenda Hawes, Mich., TeeAnn Guy, Marietta, and Missy Holden, Cartersville; brothers, David Holden, Chatsworth, Grady Floyd Holden, Cumming, and Ernest Holden, Dalton; sisters, Shirley Brooks Dillard, Tenn., Bennie Lou Botts, Rockmart, JoAnn McDonald, Rydal, and Bobbie Nell Bryson, Loganville; 12 grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

Services were Sunday, March 25, at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Minister Bill Johnston officiating. Music was by Mary Jo and Nicole Towe.

Pallbearers were Ben Holden, Mike Holden, Chip Brooks, Robert Holden, and Dale Cochran.

Honorary pallbearers were Ralph Bearden, Joe Danofio, Ralph King, and Junior Johnson.

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

Lewis Caswell (L.C.) Smith

Mr. Lewis Caswell (L.C.) Smith, 72, of Port Orange, Fla., formerly of Cartersville, died Monday, March 19, 2001, in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Mr. Smith was born Feb. 6, 1929, in Bartow County, the son of Caswell Judson Smith and Mamie Sue Neal Smith.

He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and member of the Rowland Springs Baptist Church. Before recent retirement, Mr. Smith was a prominent north Georgia businessman, with business interests in a number of sewing operations and auto dealerships.

He is survived by his wife, Bille Jo Brooks Smith, daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Tom Davis, Armurchee; daughter, Karen Smith, Fla.; son, Lewis Smith, Menlo; son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Linda Smith, Cartersville; 10 grandchildren; one great grandchild; brothers and sisters, Jack and Jo Smith, and Allen and Jean Roach, all of Atlanta, Cliff and Nancy Smith, Smyrna, Dorothy Mashburn, and Bonnie and Sam Griffin, Neal and Mary Smith, Kay and Bobby Black, all of Cartersville.

Services were Friday, March 23, from the Rowland Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Ringwalt and Rev. Martin Brooks officiating.

Owens Funeral Home of Cartersville was in charge of arrangements.

This notice is courtesy of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

Larry Crawford Mallette

Mr. Larry Crawford Mallette, 51, of Nugget Circle, Ellijay, died Thursday, March 22, 2001, at his home.

Mr. Mallette was born May 20, 1949, in Gordon County, the son of Rufus Glen Mallette and Velvie Dutton Mallette. He was a house painter and served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He is survived by his daughter, Crystal Carter, Dalton; sons, Larry Mallette, Ark., and Chad Mallette, Dalton; two grandchildren; special friend, Christeen Long, Ellijay; brothers, Bill Mallette, Riverdale, Ed Mallette, Ill.; and sister, Carolyn Mallette, Ellijay.

Graveside services were Sunday, March 25, at 1 p.m. from the Yukon Cemetery with family and friends officiating.

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Ina M. Wood

Mrs. Ina M. Wood, 76, of Ray Mt. Terrace, Ellijay, died Friday, March 30, 2001, in the Union General Hospital in Blairsville.

Mrs. Wood was born March 15, 1925, in Bibb County, the daughter of Buford T. and Rose Evelyn Guinn Gassett. She owned a welding business, was of the Baptist faith, and member of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by her sons, Lee Gassett, Kennesaw, Felder Gassett, Woodstock, and Ronnie Gassett, California; daughters, Ina Shipp, Texas, and Denise Cacctoria, Powder Springs; brother, Dan Gassett, Alabama; eight grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

Services were Sunday, April 1, at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Minister Butch Jones officiating. Music was by Luther Thomas.

Pallbearers were Tim Hill, Pete Charette, Alfred Odum, Bernie Charette, Bill Suite, and Jerry Donnell.

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

James Earl Underwood

Mr. James Earl Underwood, 88, of Kingdom Hall Rd., Chatsworth, died Friday, March 30, 2001, at his home.

Mr. Underwood was born Sept. 25, 1912, in Gilmer County, the son of John William Underwood and Julia Young Underwood. He was a mechanic and member of the Rock Creek Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Louise Underwood; sons, Roy Underwood, Dalton, Lamar Underwood, Cherry Log, Steve Underwood, Trenton, and Jamie Underwood, Chatsworth; daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Johnny Hayes,Bethlehem, Wanda and Dale Cochran, Dalton, and Maxine and Darrell Jefferson, and Mandy and Carl Strunk, all of Chatsworth; brother, Rev. Cleve Underwood, Cherry Log; stepson, Tony Rice, Ellijay; stepdaughters, Carol Pelfrey and Windy Ash, both of Chatsworth; 11 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; four step grandchildren; and six step great grandchildren

Services were Sunday, April 1, at 4 p.m. from the Rock Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Ernest Land and Rev. C.B. Rogers officiating. Music was by the Oak Hill Singers.

Pallbearers were Robert Arp, Richard Arp, Tim Underwood, Danny Medlin, Michael Hawkins, Thomas Rice and David Rice.

Honorary pallbearers were Ronald Underwood and Jonathan Underwood.

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


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