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Obituaries for Dec. 29, 2016; Norman Mulkey, Inez M. Cox, Chloe Garrison, Paul Gaddis, Arline Hamrick, Gwendolyn Young, Lawrence White

Lawrence White
    Lawrence Raymond White, known as "Rabbit White," of Marble Hill, passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2016.
    The funeral is scheduled for Wednesday, December 28 at 10 a.m. from the chapel of Darby Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Edmondson officiating. Interment will follow at Georgia National Cemetery.
    He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Thelma and Judge White and brother, Billy White of Dallas, GA. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis White of Marble Hill; his sister and brother-in-law, Thary and James Matheny of Ball Ground, GA.; his brother and sister-in-law, Griffin and Maxine White of Dallas, GA.; and his sister-in-law, Mary White of Dallas, Ga. Several children, several grandchildren, and great-grandchildren also survive.         Rabbit was a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Canton Masonic Lodge #77. He retired from Lockheed Martin after 30 years.
    He has gone home to be with Jesus. He will be loved forever and will always live in our hearts. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made to the Canton Masonic Lodge, P.O. Box 1065 , Canton, GA. 30169, or the Calvary Children's home, 1430 Lost Mountain Road, Powder Springs, GA., 30127. The caring staff of Darby Funeral Home is in charge of these arrangements.

Gwendolyn Young
June 13, 1957 -December 18, 2016

    Ms. Gwen Young, 59, of Marble Hill, passed away Sunday December 18, 2016 at her sisters home in Waleska.
    Ms. Young is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Dewayne & Melissa Johnson of Jasper and Shane Dodd of Marble Hill; daughters, Veronica Blackwell of Woodstock and Danielle Dodd of Ellijay; brother and sister-in-law, Nathan & Marlene Turner of Ball Ground; sisters and brother-in-law, Delona Griffin of Acworth, Ann & Lee Pratt of Waleska, Fairy Poole of Jasper, Delta Turner of Marble Hill, and Mary & Vaughn Ortagus of Emerson; 10 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    Ms. Young was preceded in death by her parents RW and Evelyn Turner; and brothers Larry and Lee Turner.
    The funeral service was  held at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 22nd  at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Dawson County with Rev. Gary Keown officiating. Interment at Mount Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were John Chris Blackwell, Matt Turner, Louis Johnson, Dewayne Johnson, Anthony Poole, and Jamey Walker.
    The family requests in lieu of flowers donations may be made to Cagle Funeral Home to go to the Gwen Young Memorial Fund.
    Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Young family. Online condolences may be made at www.caglefuneralhome.com.

Arline Hamrick
December 26, 1934 –December 22, 2016

    Arline Hamrick, 81, of Talking Rock passed away Thursday, December 22, 2016 at her home.  She was born December 26, 1934 to Betty Elizabeth and Linzey Young in Pickens County.
    She is survived by daughters, Annie Mae Long of Ludville, Lillie Mae Watson of Ludville; son, Larry Hamrick of Ludville; brothers, Nathan Young, James Young, J. L. Young, Ed Young; sisters, Frances Watson, and Jeanette Stone; 9 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, William Henry Hamrick and son, Richard Hamrick.
    The funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 24, 2016 at the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with Reverend Bobby Timms officiating.
    Arrangements were entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory.
    Online condolences can be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com.

Paul Gaddis
    Paul E. Gaddis, 86, of Canton, GA passed away Monday, December 26, 2016 at Cameron Hall.  He was retired from J. P. Haynes Lumber Company after many years of service. 
    Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 29, 2016, from the Chapel of South Canton Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Sims, and Rev. James Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Ball Ground. 
    The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Wednesday, December 28, 2016 and from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at South Canton Funeral Home.
    He was preceded in death by his wife,  Pauline Thompson Gaddis; parents,  Carl and Minnie (Spears) Gaddis; three brothers and two sisters. 
    Survivors include his son & daughter-in-law, Ricky and Margaret Gaddis; daughter & son-in-law, Lisa and Gene Fowler; sister, Faye Chambers; grandchildren, Jennifer Warren, Benjamin Gaddis, Hannah Pope, Cody Fowler and Carson Fowler; five great grandchildren and one great great granchild.
    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

Chloe Garrison
December 24, 1924 – December 22, 2016

    Mrs. Chloe Garrison, 91, of Jasper passed away Thursday, December 22, 2016 at her home.
    Mrs. Garrison was born December 24, 1924 to George and Ina McClure Reed.
    She is survived by daughter, Sue Stephens of Jasper; daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Jerry Clonts of Jasper; grandchildren, Sounya & James Stokes of Talking Rock, Gary Dale of Talking Rock, Dan and Jessie Dale of Talking Rock, Chuck and Kris Stephens of Atlanta, Stephanie Stephens of Atlanta, Jody and Melissa Clonts of Jasper, Casey and David Renfroe of Saldotna, Alaska, Jason Garrison of Florida; eleven great-grandchildren; and ten great-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Garrison; daughter, Carlin Bradley; and son, Johnny Garrison.
    The funeral service was held at 11 a.m., Saturday, December 24, 2016 in the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with Reverend Neal McKenzie officiating.  Interment will follow at Jerusalem Baptist Church Cemetery.
    The family requests in lieu of flowers, make donations to Georgia Mountains Hospice at 70 Caring Way; Jasper, GA  30143.
    Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory.
    Online condolences can be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com.

Inez M. Cox
Oct. 11, 1926 - Dec. 25, 2016

    Mrs. Inez M. Cox, 90, of Jasper, passed away Sunday December 25, 2016 at Rock Creek Manor Assisted Living.
    Mrs. Cox is survived by several nieces and nephews.
    Visitation will be held on Friday Dec. 30, 2016 from 5 until 9 p.m. The funeral will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mount Bethel Community Church in Toccoa, GA with Revs. Larry Phillips and Dustin Wilbanks officiating. She will lie in state from 10:30 a.m. until prior to the funeral service. Interment at Mount Bethel Community Church Cemetery. Pall bearers were Tommy Cantrell, Sam Wilbanks, Eric Marrett, Mike Marrett, Elliott Marrett, and Terry Turner.
    The family will accept flowers but prefer donations to Mount Bethel Community Church at 1668 Talmadge Dr., Toccoa, GA 30577.
    Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Cox family. Online condolences may be made at www.caglefuneralhome.com.

Norman Mulkey
May 5, 1944 - Dec. 25, 2016

    Mr. Norman Mulkey, 72, of the Jerusalem community, passed away Sunday December 25, 2016 at his residence.
Mr. Mulkey is survived by his wife, Becky Mulkey of the Jerusalem Community; mother, Arewill Mulkey of the Jerusalem Community. sons and daughter-in-law, Roger and Amma Dell Mulkey of Hill City and Jerry Gay of the Jerusalem Community; daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Matthew Scott of the Jerusalem community; brother and sister-in-law, Herman and Annie Mulkey of the Jerusalem community; sister and brother-in-law, Charlene and Van Rampley of the Jerusalem community; grandchildren, Jessica, Britney, Ricky, Preston, and Mackenzie; great-grandchildren, Errol, Ripley, Xavier, and Everest; and several nieces and nephews.
    The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday December 28, 2016 from the chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with Revs. Chris Pack and Lane Wright officiating. Interment at Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Pall bearers were Ricky Cofflin, Preston Cofflin, Mackenzie Cofflin, Dewayne Ray, Tony Childers, Raymond Young, and honorary pall bearers Britney Cofflin and Judy Hall.
    Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Mulkey family. Online condolences may be made at www.caglefuneralhome.com.