Martha Rae Kimsey: Obituary

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Martha Rae Kimsey

July 09, 1916 – October 15, 2018

Martha Rae Kimsey, age 102 of Helen, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018.

Mrs. Kimsey was born on July 9, 1916, in Gwinnett County, to the late William Oscar Reese and Mattie Jane Kanady Reese. She was a homemaker and a member of Center Baptist Church. Martha Rae was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph C. (Bill) Kimsey; brothers, Pierce Reese, Joe Reese, George Reese, Frank L. Reese; great-grandson, Greg Hammond.

Survivors include her daughter, Martha Bolinger, Brunswick; daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Curtis Ledford, Cleveland; sons and daughters-in-law, William (Bill) and Marti Kimsey, Helen, Joe and Mertice Kimsey, Helen; grandchildren, James Bolinger, Brunswick, Joe Bolinger, Brunswick, Billy Kimsey, Oakwood, Barton Kimsey, Gainesville, Carrie Vandegriff, Sautee Nacoochee, Jana Bartlett, Cleveland, Joy Hammond, Helen, Beth Hildebran, Cleveland; 20 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 A.M. Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Center Baptist Church. The Rev. Michael Wilkes will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Center Baptist Church Building Fund – 109 Elrod Road, Helen, GA 30545

To share a memory or to leave a condolence, please visit www.barrettfh.com

Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.

John Lynn Burrow: Obituary

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John Lynn Burrow

May 27, 1942 – October 13, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of John Lynn Burrow, age 76, of Cleveland announces his death on October 13, 2018 following period of declining health.

Born May 27, 1942 in Littlefield, Texas John Burrow was the son of the late Brent and Mildred Burrow. He attended West Texas State University, where he studied business. After college, he enjoyed a long business career with General Electric Credit Corporation, The Flower Gallery Florist and Primrose Oil.

A man of sincere faith, John Burrow was a member of Cleveland First Baptist Church. He had a gift of making everyone around him feel comfortable, loved and heard. Always kind and smiling, John was a hard worker who cared deeply, not only for his family, but for his friends as well.

He was a skilled fly fisherman and enjoyed employing his expertise in the beautiful streams of the Rocky Mountains, especially at Platoro, Colorado. He possessed the ability to envision, create, build, or repair many things.

John Burrow leaves behind his loving wife, best friend and partner for 55 years, Jeanavon Harper Burrow; daughter and son-in-law, Holly and Jon McArdle of Dallas, TX; daughter and son-in-law Julie and David Clark of Savannah, GA; and son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Anette Burrow of Craig, CO. He is also survived by a sister, Donna Kennedy of Canyon, TX; a brother and sister-in-law, Neal and Cindy Burrow of Amarillo, TX; six beloved grandsons: John and Will Burrow, Connor and Quinn McArdle, and Sam and Walter Clark; and two great-grandchildren Caleb and Brynn Lynn Burrow. He leaves behind in addition five nephews and their spouses and eleven great-nephews and great-nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother-in-law, Max Kennedy.

John Burrow made a better world for all who knew him, and his family feels especially blessed and thankful to have had him in each of their lives.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at The Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Turner and the Rev. Bucky Erwin officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM Saturday prior to the memorial service.

To share a memory or to send a condolence of Mr. Burrow, please visit www.barrettfh.com.

Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.

Dennese Stringfellow: Obituary

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July 11, 1964 – October 11, 2018

Dennese Stringfellow, age 54 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, the 11th of October , 2018.

Ms.Stringfellow was born on July 11, 1964 in Demorest, Georgia to Jesse Lee Richardson and the late Jasolene Sutton Richardson. She worked in finance, though her passions were helping and encouraging people. She was a loved member of the Cleveland Seventh Day Adventist Church. She was a loving daughter and sister, as well as a great friend to many, but her most proud title of all was Mother. Her beautiful voice touched the hearts of many. Her kindness and loving personality brought light to those around her. That light will continue to shine brightly on the lives that she touched throughout her life. For these reasons she will be remembered.

Survivors include her daughter, Jazmine Marie Stringfellow , of Gainesville, Georgia; son, Christian Kevon Stringfellow, of Ogden, Utah; sisters April Richardson and Angie Richardson, both of Cleveland, Georgia; father Jesse Lee Richardson, of Statham, Georgia.

Memorial services are scheduled for 1:00 PM Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at The Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. Pastor  Richard Pinero will officiate.

To share a memory or to leave a condolence, please visit: www.barrettfh.com

Latrelle Nix Edwards: Obituary

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Latrelle Nix Edwards

January 19, 1945 – October 10, 2018

Latrelle Nix Edwards, age 73, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

Mrs. Edwards was born in Hall County and lived most of her life in Cleveland. She was a retired White County School Teacher and a member of Cleveland First Baptist Church.  Mrs. Edwards was preceded in death by her father, John L. Nix.

Survivors include son, Chris Edwards, Cleveland; daughter and son-in-law, Fran and Salvador Barcenas, Gainesville; mother, Sarah Highsmith Nix, Gainesville; grandchildren, Payton Edwards, Christian Edwards, Brycen Garrett, and Hudson Garrett; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ken and Cathy Nix, Gainesville and Ed and Betty Nix, Greenville, SC; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11am Saturday, October 13, 2018 from the Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. The Rev. Bucky Erwin and Rev. Dennis Turner will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 5-8pm Friday, October 12, 2018 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Cleveland First Baptist Church: PO Box 250, Cleveland, GA 30528.

To share a memory or condolence with the family, visit www.barrettfh.com.

Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.

Glenda Diane Shoffeitt: Obituary

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Glenda Diane Shoffeitt

July 13, 1939 – October 10, 2018

Glenda Diane Shoffeitt, age 79 of Dahlonega, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

Mrs. Shoffeitt was born on July 13, 1939, in Lumpkin County, to the late Jess and Bessie Moose Thomason. She was a homemaker. Glenda was preceded in death by her son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Loyce Shoffeitt; daughter, Betty Jean Shoffeitt; granddaughter, Christy Shoffeitt.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, John Henry Shoffeitt, Dahlonega; sons, Johnny Shoffeitt, Dahlonega and James Shoffeitt (Anna), Dahlonega; daughter, Geneva Jones (Larry), Oakwood; grandchildren, Joseph Shoffeitt, Buffy and Greg Evans, Jordan Shoffeitt, Misty and Morgan Caldwell, Jeremy and Genie Seabolt; several great-grandchildren; sister, Faye Self and Janet Shreffler, both of Dahlonega.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Town Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home.

To share a memory or to leave a condolence, please visit www.barrettfh.com

Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.

Urania Henderson Chastain: Obituary

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 Urania Henderson Chastain

April 27, 1931 – October 09, 2018

Daisy Urania Henderson Chastain, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018.

Mrs. Chastain was born April 27, 1931 in White County to the late John Henry Henderson and Zora Burke Henderson. Urania was a homemaker and a member of Chattahoochee Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Chastain; brothers, John Henderson, Albert Henderson, L.D. Henderson, Ray Henderson and Jim Henderson; and sisters, Dora Fortner, Carrie Roland, Mary Cantrell and Eula Roberts.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, James Rondal and Sheryl Stephens Chastain, Cleveland; Gregory Keith and Laura Turner Chastain, Gainesville; grandchildren, Chelsey Chastain Hogan and Jason Hogan, Cleveland and Jordan Gregory Chastain and Kelsey Chastain, Chattanooga, TN; great-granddaughter Olivia Hogan, Cleveland; and special friend and caretaker, Valorie Ash.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 AM Thursday, October 11, 2018 at The Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. The Rev. Chris Anderson, the Rev. Bill Gravely and the Rev. Dave Fortner will officiate. Interment will follow at Chattahoochee Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Flynn officiating.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.

Annie McColl Lay: Obituary

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Annie Lay

April 30, 1936 – October 09, 2018

Mrs. Annie McColl Lay, age 72, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018.

Mrs. Lay was born in Glasgow, Scotland to the late James and Mary Bowman Thomson. She was a retired Social Work with the State of Georgia. Mrs. Lay had many hobbies, and loved to garden, travel and read.

Survivors include husband, Jackie Beasley, Cleveland; daughters, Brandy Neesmith, Griffin, and Jessica and Steven Peace, Athens; son, Steve and Laurie Lesan, Fairhaven, Vermont; grandchildren, Nick Neesmith, Brandon Neesmith, Taylor Lesan, Emily Queen, and Jason Queen; and great-grandson, Brantley Neesmith.

Private services will be held at a later date.

To share a memory or condolence, please visit barrettfh.com.

Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.

Robert Louis “Bob” Carder: Obituary

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Robert Louis “Bob” Carder

June 15, 1934 – October 07, 2018

Mr. Robert Louis ‘Bob” Carder, age 84 of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018.

Mr. Carder was born June 15, 1934 in Lithonia, GA but had lived most of his life in Lumpkin County. He was the son of the late Iola Weaver Carder and the Reverend Robert Carder.

Mr. Carder was a graduate of Lithonia High School, Marsh Business College, Middle Georgia College, and Woodrow Wilson College of Law. Due to chronic health problems, Bob was unable to pursue his dreams of a career in law. Mr. Carder was retired from the Credit and Accounting Department of Atlanta Gas Light Company. He served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1962.

Mr. Carder was a member of Philippi Baptist Church. He was a member of Sigma Delta Kappa law fraternity and a member of the Strings ‘N Things Band of Dahlonega for several years.

Mrs. Carder is survived by his loving wife, Geraldine Gilreath Carder, of 52 years, and a number of other relatives.

Funeral Services will be held 2 PM Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from the Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. The Rev. Jason Fuller, the Rev. Michael Youngblood, and Dr. Robert Klassen will officiate. Interment will be in Dahlonega Memorial Park with Rev. Tim Hicks officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the the Lumpkin County Gideon’s Camp: PO Box 653 Dahlonega, GA 30533 or to Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center: 2150 Limestone Parkway, Suite 222 Gainesville, GA 30501.

To share a memory or condolence for the family, please visit barrettfh.com.

Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.

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