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Obituaries for Sept. 21, 2016; Martha Ann Tippens, David C. Jones, Kenneth “Butch” Paul Gaddis, Jerry Lawson, Emory Turner, Sadie Crawford, Clara Young,

Martha Ann Tippens
    Martha Ann Tippens, age 71, of Jasper, GA passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 at her residence. She was a loving mother and grandmother, a caregiver to many.
    Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, from the Hopewell Baptist Church with bro.  Robbie Lusk, Rev. Bobby McFarland, Rev. Alan Caylor, & bro. Tommy Teague officiating. Interment will follow at Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery.
    The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM,  Monday, September 19, 2016, from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Tuesday, September 20, 2016, and from 9:00 AM until funeral hour, Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at South Canton Funeral Home.
    She was preceded in death by, Husband-Melvin Tippens; Parents-Hubert & Inez Gay; Brothers-Marvin Gay, Douglas & Sister-in-law Wanda Gay
    Survivors include: Son - Wayne (Dana) Tippens, Brothers - Melvin (Rachel) Gay; Leon (Deborah) Gay.
Grandchildren - Josh & Abby Tippens; Jennifer Tippens & Bo Waldroup. Great Grand Children - Lilli, Luke, & Levi Tippens; Jackson Willingham
Honorary Brothers & Sisters-Clara Reece, Ruth Cloer, Irene Hillhouse, Betty Barber, Leonard Walker, & Lawrence Walker
    Flowers Accepted or donations to Hopewell Baptist Church
    South Canton Funeral Home, dedicated to the families we serve, 770-479-3377. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.thescfh.com

David C. Jones
April 20, 1971 – September 13, 2016

    David C. Jones, age 45, of Jasper died suddenly on Tuesday September 13, 2016.  He was born April 20, 1971 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Harold and Ruth Jones and became a Georgia resident shortly thereafter. David grew up in Roswell and Marietta, Georgia and has lived in Jasper since 2013.
    He is survived by his beloved children, Chelsea Jones of Jasper, Katelyn Weaver (Nathan) of Jasper, Zachary Jones of Jasper; parents, Harold and Ruth Jones of Gainesville, Georgia; sisters, Angie Jones of Los Angeles, California; Amy Jones Mathes (Brett) of Richmond, Kentucky; Jennifer Jones Mitchell (David) of Decatur, Georgia; grandchildren, Cason, Bailey, Luca, and Logan; his Aunt Sherry; nephew, Josh Mathes; nieces, Ava Mathes and Kerry Mitchell.
    A kind, patient, charming and hard-working man, David was devoted to his family and was loved by all who knew him.
    A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 17, 2016 in the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home.   A brief gathering will follow at Mountainside Manor Apartments Leasing Office: 264 Bill Hasty Boulevard; Jasper, Georgia 30143.
Contributions in David’s memory can be made to: www.bridgesofhope.org
    Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory in Jasper, Georgia.
    Online condolences can be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com.

Kenneth “Butch” Paul Gaddis
March 8, 1948-September 16, 2016

    Mr. Kenneth “Butch” Paul Gaddis, age 68, of Jasper, passed away at his home on Friday, September 16, 2016.  Mr. Gaddis was born on March 8, 1948 to J. L. and Ina Jordan Gaddis.
    He is survived by his wife, Joan Gaddis of Jasper; children, Chip and Connie Gaddis of Holly Springs, Thomas and Teresa Prather of Jasper, Gina Silvers of Ball Ground, Sara and Greg Jones of Jasper, Darlene and Ricky Young of Fairmount, and Marsha and Timmy Nicholson of Fairmount; brother and sister-in-law, John and Arlene Gaddis of Marietta; sister, Andrenia Stoner of Ball Ground; sisters and brothers-in-law, Brenda and Don Turner of Jasper; Naomi and Junior Cordell of Ball Ground; Deborah Offutt and Ray Griffin of Dalton; 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
    Mr. Gaddis was preceded in death by his sister, Wanda Baker.
    Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Monday, September 19, 2016 at Four Mile Baptist Church with Reverend Ricky Jarrett, Reverend Danny Baker and Reverend Curtis Roland officiating. Interment will follow in the Four Mile Church Cemetery.
    The family will be receiving friends at Roper Funeral Home on Saturday, September 17 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Sunday, September 18 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Monday, September 19 from 9:00 a.m. until the funeral hour.
    Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory in Jasper, Georgia.
    Online condolences can be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com   

Jerry Lawson
August 30, 1949 - September 10, 2016

    Mr. Jerry Eugene Lawson,  67, of Jasper, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Northside Hospital Cherokee in Canton.
    Mr. Lawson is survived by his wife, Carolyn Lawson of Jasper; sons and daughters-in-law, Scott & Susan Lawson of Jasper and Casey & Joni Lawson of Jasper; daughter and son-in-law, Peach & Stephen Jarrett of Jasper; 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
    The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 13, 2016 at the chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Lawson officiating. Interment at Lake Forest Memorial Park with Local Chapter 47 DAV in charge of Military Rites.
    Pallbearers were Casey Lawson, Daniel Richardson, Mackenzie Lawson, Elijah Lawson, Chase Jarrett, T.C. Jarrett and the granddaughters served as honorary pallbearers.
    The family requested in lieu of flowers make donations to Cagle Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.
    Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Lawson family. Online condolences may be made at www.caglefuneralhome.com


Emory Turner
October 18, 1938 - September 13, 2016

    Mr. Emory Turner, 77, of Jasper, passed away Tuesday September 13, 2016 at his residence.
    Mr. Turner is survived by his wife, Doris Turner of Jasper; son and daughter-in-law, David & Beth Turner of Jasper; daughter and son-in-law, Kelly & Mike McArthur of Talking Rock; brother and sister-in-law, Don & Brenda Turner of Jasper; sisters and brother-in-law, Jan Holt of Jasper and Dot & Gerald Norrell of Dalton; and grandchildren, Brock Turner and his fiancee Jessica Nelson, Sarah Turner, Clay McArthur, and Lila McArthur.
    The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 15, 2016 at the chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with Revs. Grant Wade, Shane Stephenson, and Edwin Weaver officiating. Interment at Lake Forest Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Lynn English, Jerry English, Barry English, Mitchell Wheeler, Morris Dickerson, and Dave Lawson.
    The family accepted flowers or make donations to Free Hope Baptist Church.
    Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Turner family. Online condolences may be made at www.caglefuneralhome.com.

Sadie Crawford
August 27, 1937 – September 8, 2016

    Mrs. Sadie Crawford, 79, of Jasper died Thursday, September 8, 2016 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s, Post Polio, and Osteo Rheumatoid Arthritis. 
    She is survived by her husband, Larry Crawford of Jasper; stepson, Albert L. Crawford, III (Kim) of Loganville; brothers, Robert Walker (Sue) of Jasper, Phillip Walker of Jasper; nieces, Cathy Morris of Gwinnett County, Betty Morris of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Kim Lawrence (Bill) of Jasper; nephew, Mickey Walker (Anita) of Jasper; and seven great-nieces and great-nephews.
    A memorial service is planned for 1 p.m., October 22, 2016 at the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home.
    The family requests that no flowers be sent.
    Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory.
    Online condolences can be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com.

Clara Young
October 22, 1946 – September 14, 2016

    Clara Jane Goss Young, 69, of Jasper passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in Jasper. 
    Clara is survived by her children, Allen Winn, Clara Mae Long and Robert McArthur; eleven grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. 
    The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 17, 2016 in the Chapel of Roper Funeal Home with Annette Cross officiating.  Interment will follow at Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery.
    Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory.
    Online condolences can be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com.