Miscellaneous Gilmer County, Georgia Obituaries
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Charles Norington Crow

Mr. Charles Norington Crow, 78, of Talona Ridge Rd., Ellijay, died Monday, May 7, 2001, at the Fannin Regional Hospital.

Mr. Crow was born August 26, 1922, in Alden, Iowa, the son of Clifford Orville Crow and Bertha Florance Bundy Crow. He was a first lieutenant in the Air Force, a pilot in World War II, retired from Lockheed, and member of Ellijay Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Crow; sons and daughter-in-law, Gregg and Peggy Crow, Marietta, and Jon Crow, Florida; sister, Betty Knoble, Ark.; and two grandchildren.

Memorial services were Thursday, May 17, at 7 p.m. from the Ellijay Church of Christ with Minister Butch Jones officiating.

Logan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Albert Edwin Harrison

Mr. Albert Edwin Harrison, 83, of Boardtown Road, Ellijay, died Wednesday, May 23, 2001.

Mr. Harrison was born January 18, 1918, in Hartwell, the son of Paul Pride Harrison and Eva Mae Patton Harrison. He earned his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1940 and was inducted into the institution's Engineering Hall of Fame in 1995.

He was owner of ETC Communications and was active in the Georgia Independent Telephone Association. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Ellijay Lion's Club, the Oak Bowery Lodge #81 F&AM and an honorary member of the Rotary Club of Gilmer County. He was also Gilmer County's Citizen of the Year in 1993.

He is survived by his wife, Anita Ball Harrison; children, John and Cathy Harrison and Doug Harrison, all of Ellijay, Marianne (Harrison) and David Bowman, Colorado, Lisa and Larry King, Dunwoody, Scott and Nancy Ball, Florida, Sally and Drew Allison, Marietta, and Steve Ball, Arizona; 14 grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

Services were Sunday, May 27, at 3 p.m. from the First United Methodist Church in Ellijay with Rev. Sharon Watkins, Rev. Ben Barrett and Rev. Oscar Poole officiating. Music was by Jim Carson, organist and the First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, Gabriel Cornett accompanist.

Pallbearers were Quentin Holloway, Roger Futch, Cleve Underwood, Dale Cochran Alvin Reece, and Jerry Long.

Honorary pallbearers were the employees of ETC Communications.

Interment was in the Cartecay United Methodist Church Cemetery under the direction Bernhardt Funeral Home. Memorial gifts may be sent to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 75 McCutchen St., Ellijay, GA 30540.

Henry James Wiles, Jr.

Mr. Henry James Wiles, Jr., 36, of Ball Ground, died Sunday, May 27, 2001, at his residence.

Mr. Wiles was born January 13, 1965, in Hamilton, Ill., the son of Henry James Wiles, Sr. and Elizabeth Ann Tedford Wiles.

He is survived by special friend, Mindy Ball, Ball Ground; mother, Elizabeth Ann Marks, Ohio; children, Christopher Wiles and Jenna Lee Wiles, both of Ohio; sisters, Vicki Bond and Frances Kay Lenard, both of Ill., Sandra Tresnan, Calif., Rose Mary Benjamin, Daisy Misko, and Delta Dawn Marks, all of Ohio; grandmothers, Eva Tedford, Illinois, and Daisy Murphy, Ohio.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Logan Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Wilda Jane Campbell Wilson

Mrs. Wilda Jane Campbell Wilson, 90, of Penland St., Ellijay, died Friday, May 25, 2001, in Life Center of Gwinnett in Lilburn.

Mrs. Wilson was born September 4, 1910, in Guthrie County, Okla., the daughter of Amos and Clara Ford Campbell. She was a farm wife, member of the Farm Bureau and active in community affairs in Iowa for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Wilson. After moving to Ellijay, she became a member of Grace Baptist Church.

She is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Tom and Mary Ann Wilson, Ellijay, and Ronald E. Wilson, Illinois; daughter and son-in-law, Adda and Rev. Lavern Gaylord, Colorado; nine grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

Services were Tuesday, May 29, at 7:30 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Phillip Trask officiating.

The body was returned to Jerome, Iowa, for burial in the Jerome Cemetery.

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Elsie Waddell Cantrell

Mrs. Elsie Waddell Cantrell, 79, of Lower Cartecay Rd., Ellijay, died Thursday, May 24, 2001, in the Baptist Medical Center in Cumming.

Mrs. Cantrell was born September 22, 1921, in Pickens County, the daughter of Reed Waddell and Janie Seay Waddell. She was a housewife and member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and J.L. Mills, Oklahoma; sons and daughter-in-law, Donald and Peggy Cantrell, Cumming, and David Cantrell, Ellijay; brothers and sisters-in-law, Rev. Junior and Vernie Waddell, Canton, Howard and Hilda Waddell, Stockbridge, Catherine Waddell, Ellijay; sisters, Dorothy Weaver and Lavonne Parks, both of Ellijay; four grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

Services were Saturday, May 26, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Russell Hood officiating. Music was by Betty Ledford and Diane DeHart.

Pallbearers were Michael Cantrell, Travis Cantrell, Scott Smith, Robby Cantrell, Dennis Waddell, and Joe Smith.

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

John F. Baggett

Mr. John F. Baggett, 75, of Eton, died Thursday, May 24, 2001, at his residence.

He is survived by his wife, Clenis Dunn Baggett; daughters and sons-in-law, Wanda Coram, and Annette and Fred Coram, all of Chatsworth, Eva Spivey, Dalton, Renee Baggett, Tunnel Hill, and Jessie and George Calloway, Calhoun; sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry Lee Baggett, Joe Baggett, Billy Joe Baggett, Willie and Shirley Baggett, and John Wayne and Kelly Baggett, all of Eton, James and Rachel Baggett and David Baggett, all of Calhoun; 25 grandchildren; sisters, Nell Evans and Clydie Joe Minor, both of Chatsworth, Myrtle Ledford, Dalton, and Frances Southern, Ellijay; and a number of great grandchildren.

Services were Sunday, May 27, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Ricky Kisor officiating.

Interment was in the United Memorial Gardens under the direction of Peeples Funeral Home of Chatsworth.

This notice is courtesy of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

Mrs. Thelma Ruth Underwood Scheer

Mrs. Thelma Ruth Underwood Scheer, 90, of Blue Ridge, died Saturday, May 26, 2001, at Fannin Regional Hospital.

Mrs. Underwood was born May 16, 1911, to Leslie and Mary Magdalene Mook Underwood, in Indianapolis, Ind.

She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church of Blue Ridge, a former member and church worker at Holy Cross and St. Lawrence Catholic Churches in Indianapolis, a retiree of the Stokley Van Camp Corp., and was the widow of Reinhold Edward Scheer.

She is survived by her daughter, Rosalie Owen, Blue Ridge; grandsons and in laws, Edward Asher and Helen Boyle, Canton, Daniel Asher, Atlanta, Paul Asher, Smyrna, and Joel Asher and Tammy Thorarinson, North Carolina.

Funeral Mass was Tuesday, May 29, at 11 a.m. from the St. Anthony Catholic Church of Blue Ridge, with Father Chris Williamson officiating.

Graveside interment will be held later in the week at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Indianapolis, with Father Jack Okon officiating.

Mrs. Ruth Esther Queen Hardeman

Mrs. Ruth Esther Queen Hardeman, 85, of Acworth, died Monday, June 4, 2001. Mrs. Hardeman was a native of Polk County and lived the past 39 years in Acworth. She was a retired seamstress from Holeproof Hosiery Company in Marietta, and a member of the order of the Eastern Star, Acworth Chapter #445. She is survived by her daughters, Sarah Murphy, Donaldsonville, and Reta Blake, Acworth; son, John Hardeman, Ellijay; sister, Effie Parris, Mineral Bluff; brothers, Earl Queen, Mineral Bluff and Ralph Queen, McCaysville; nine grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Services were Wednesday, June 6, at 2 p.m. from the Barnes Chapel Baptist Church in Blue Ridge. Interment followed in the church cemetery under the direction of Collins Funeral Home of Acworth. This notice is courtesy of Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge.

Howard Troy Parks

Mr. Howard Troy Parks, 66, of Sherman Allen Rd., Gainesville, died Thursday, May 31, 2001, at his home.

Mr. Parks was born March 27, 1935, in Dawson County, the son of Oscar and Pearl Stokes Parks. He was married to the late Elizabeth Samples Parks, was a welder, member of the Clear Creek Baptist Church, and served in the United States Air Force in World War II.

He is survived by his son, Robert L. Parks, Alabama; brother, Billy Parks, Dalton; sisters, Stella Wehunt, Gainesville and Lavone Wilkins, Virginia; half brother, Royce Parks, Peachtree City; and two grandchildren.

Services were Sunday, June 3, at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Dotson and Rev. Phillip Wehunt officiating. Music was by the Clear Creek Baptist Church Choir.

Pallbearers were William Wehunt, Rodney Parks, George Parks, Ricky Parks, Nelson Shaw, and Will Wehunt.

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

Eleutrio "Eric" Vicente

Mr. Eleutrio "Eric" Vicente, 21, of Orchard Rd., Ellijay, died Saturday, May 26, 2001, in Columbus, following injuries received in an automobile accident.

Mr. Vicente was born January 14, 1980, in Guatemala, the son of Liborio and Josefa Vicente Martinez.

Survivors besides his parents are brothers and sisters, all of Guatemala.

Services were Saturday, June 2, at 6 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Sister Maria Stephens officiating.

Interment will be in Guatamala.

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Olive Mitchell Chatfield

Mrs. Olive Mitchell Chatfield, 91, of Cumming, died Tuesday, May 29, 2001.

Mrs. Chatfield was born July 17, 1909, in Jamestown, Ky., the daughter of Frank and Lila Hatfield Mitchell. She was married to the late Otis Chatfield.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Shelia and John Bailey, Athens; four grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Burial was in the family lot in the Ellijay City Cemetery under the direction of Bernhardt Funeral Home.

Dr. C. Lonnie Adams

Dr. C. Lonnie Adams, 77, of Valdosta, formerly of Chatsworth, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001, in Valdosta.

Dr. Adams is survived by his wife, Mary Christine Adams; daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Skip Van-Nus, Valdosta, and Pam and Jim Barnett, Michigan; sons and daughter-in-law, Mark Adams, Ellijay, Timothy and Vanessa Adams, Chatsworth; 14 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one brother; and three sisters.

Services were Tuesday, June 5, at 2 p.m. from the Free Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Barnett and Rev. Devin Bell officiating.

Interment followed in the Chatsworth Heights Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Free Hope Baptist Church, or to the Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Ringgold.

Peeples Funeral Home of Chatsworth was in charge of arrangements.

This notice is courtesy of Logan Funeral Home.

Lawrence Eugene Corson

Mr. Lawrence Eugene Corson, 65, of Buford, died Thursday, June 7, 2001, in Atlanta.

Mr. Corson was born September 12, 1935, in Augusta, Maine, the son of Harold Eugene Corson and Charlotte Fern Hilton Corson. He worked in security for North Fulton Medical Center, was a veteran and a member of the Buford Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Annette Ray Corson; sons, James Corson, Buford, Eddie Corson, Marietta, Leslie Corson, Austell; daughter, Nancy Ledford, Mableton; sisters, Charlene Paige, New Hampshire, Phyllis Peters and Evelyn Corson, both of Maine; and four grandchildren.

Services were Sunday, June 10, from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Minister Jim Bullington and Minister Jimmy Miller officiating. Singing was by the Ellijay Church of Christ Choir.

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

Mrs. Maggie Dotson Teague

Mrs. Maggie Dotson Teague, 79, of Huff Drive, Ellijay, died Thursday, June 7, 2001, in the North Georgia Medical Center.

Mrs. Teague was born February 10, 1922, in Gilmer County, the daughter of Richard Dotson and Becky Sanford Dotson. She was a housewife and member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. She was married to the late Dewey Teague.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Patsy and Gene Thurman, Ellijay; sons and daughters-in-law, Edward and Janith Dotson, Ambrose Teague, and Michael and Vickie Teague, all of Ellijay, James Teague, Dalton, and Ray Teague, Chatsworth; brothers and sister-in-law, Junior and Shirley Dotson, Ellijay, and George Dotson, Augusta; sisters, Frankie Mae Sanford, Chatsworth and Beatrice Berryman, Alabama; 19 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.

Services were Saturday, June 9, at 2 p.m. from the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church with Rev. Glen Arnold, Rev. Billy Dotson, and Minister Butch Jones officiating. Music was by Irene Wofford.

Pallbearers were Adrian Newton, T.J. Teague, Jim Wilson, Jeff Thurman, Jerry Dotson, Greg Dotson, and Tommy Teague.

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

Mrs. Wendy Smith Shook

Mrs. Wendy Smith Shook, 29, of Dogwood Drive, Ellijay, died Friday, June 8, 2001, in the Gordon Medical Center following injuries received in an automobile accident.

Mrs. Shook was born February 15, 1972, in Polk County, Tenn., the daughter of Junior Smith and Pauline Cruse. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Browns Chapel Church in Dahlonega.

She is survived by her husband, James Shook, Jr.; son, Justin Shook, Ellijay; parents, Junior Smith, Ellijay, and Pauline and Charles Dilbeck, Ellijay; brother, Joseph Sisson, Ellijay; grandparents, Mrs. Jewell Smith, and Mrs. Althia Cruse, both of Ellijay; father and mother-in-law, James and Adine Shook, Ellijay.

Services were Monday, June 11, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Glen Arnold officiating. Music was by Deliverance and Lindsay Garrett.

Pallbearers were Darrell Dilbeck, Larry Joe Kirkland, Jackie Abercrombie, Johnny McCoy, Carl Cruse, Jimmy McCoy, Carl Cruse, C.J. Sprayberry, Larry Kirkland, and Herb Garrett.

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

Mrs. Cheryl W. Gill

Mrs. Cheryl W. Gill, 45, of Marietta, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001.

Mrs. Gill was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness for 25 years and worked with the Cobb County Special Education Program.

She is survived by her husband, James Richard "Rick" Gill, Marietta; daughter, Ashley Ardis Gill, Marietta; mother, Ardis D. Reece, Ellijay; brothers, Alan Reece, Ellijay, and Rodney Reece, Carrollton.

Memorial services will be Saturday, June 16, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in Austell, with Mr. Davie Rogers officiating.

Donations can be made to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness, 4850 Ewing Rd., Austell.

West Cobb Funeral Home of Marietta is in charge of arrangements.

Richard Palmer Milheim, Sr.

Mr. Richard Palmer Milheim, Sr., 63, of Mission Hill Road, Ellijay, died Saturday, June 9, 2001, at the Erlanger Trauma Center in Chattanooga.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Milheim, Ellijay; mother, Helen Milheim, Pennsylvania; sons, Rick Milheim, Rob Milheim and Jeff Milheim; daughter, Suzette Hill; and brother, Douglas Milheim.

A private memorial service was held.

Roper Funeral Home of Jasper was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Gladys Weeks Carmichael

Mrs. Gladys Weeks Carmichael, 64, of Bates Lane, Ellijay, died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at Kennestone Hospital.

Mrs. Carmichael was born July 17, 1936, in Fannin County, the daughter of Kell David Weeks and Lola Cochran Weeks. She was married to the late Thomas Irwin Carmichael, a housewife, and a member of the Boardtown Church of Christ.

She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Jamie and Michael Rouleau, Dalton, Jennifer Kelly Stolaas, Canton, Julia Gay Parris, Ellijay, and Jennifer and Tim Long, Blue Ridge; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; sisters, Catherine James, Ellijay, Vestie Conner, Dalton, Perlie Mae Sluder and Ruth Ann Mason, both of Cherry Log; brothers and sisters-in-law, Otis and Jean Weeks, and M.J. and Lois Weeks, all of Blue Ridge.

Services were Saturday, June 9, at 3 p.m. from the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Dennis Morris and Steve Conner officiating. Singing was by Sarah Johnson and congregational singing.

Pallbearers were Mike Rouleau, Wayne Sluder, Jr., Scott Huffman, Justin Mason, Greg Connor, Larry Craig, Judge Roger Bradley, and Ken Mullis.

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

Dewey Arthur Stacy

Mr. Dewey Arthur Stacy, 71, of Villa Rica, died Thursday, June 7, 2001, at his residence following an extended illness.

Mr. Stacy was born April 8, 1930, in Chattanooga, Tenn., the son of I.J. Stacy and Alice Ward Stacy. He was a member of the Little Conasauga Baptist Church in Cradall, a retired insurance agent, and a veteran having served in the United States Marines.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Conner Stacy, daughters and sons-in-law, Geneva and Douglas Hamby, and Naomi and Danny Godfrey, all of Tennessee, and Priscilla Starks, Ellijay; stepdaughters, Rhonda Yancey, Lisa Blanton and Paula Morris; sons and daughters-in-law, Mack and Virginia Stacy, Talking Rock, and Jeff and Catherine Stacy, Tennessee; sisters, Ila Holt, Colorado, Pauline Cain and Ruby Sunday, Dalton and Bertha Long, Crandall; brothers, Luke Stacy, Dalton, and Lamar Stacy, Texas; 17 grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

Services were Sunday, June 10, at 5 p.m. from the Little Conasauga Baptist Church with Rev. Ricky Bice, Rev. Edward Castel, and Rev. David Moore officiating. Music was by Cynthia Hilliard, grandchildren, Brian and April Hamby, Stephanie Godfrey and Melissa Davis, accompanied by Mary Alice Silvers at the organ.

Pallbearers were Mike Davis, Matthew Aly, Brian Hamby, Clay Godfrey, Nathan Stacy, Neal Edmonds, Doug Hamby and Danny Godfrey.

Interment was in the church cemetery under the direction of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Villa Rica.

This notice is courtesy of Logan Funeral Home.


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