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Obituaries for November 17, 2022; JW Childers, Kenneth Ray, Randall Roper, Ronald Richardson, Teresa Williams, Elizabeth Perna, Judith Fraizer, Samuel Port Jr.



JW Childers

June 2, 1932 – November 14, 2022

            Mr. J.W. Childers, 90, of Jerusalem Community, passed away Monday, November 14, 2022 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.

            Mr. Childers is survived by his wife, Betty Jane Childers; son, Scotty Childers of Jerusalem Community; daughter, Marilyn Childers of Jerusalem Community; several nieces and nephews.

            A private graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at Sunrise Memorial Gardens. 

            Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Childers family.

Kenneth Ray

October 30, 1941 – November 10, 2022

            Mr. Kenneth Ray, 81, of Gainesville, went home peacefully in his sleep to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 10, 2022.

            He is survived by his son, Anthony Ray of Gainesville; brother, Joe Ray of Sebastian, FL; sister, Barbara Wigington of Jasper; several nieces and nephews.

            He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Jean Ray; son, Jeff Ray; and granddaughter, Jessica Ray.

            Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, November 14, 2022 at Gospel Temple Church, with Minister Butch Roberts officiating.

            Interment was at the church cemetery, following the funeral service.

            Pallbearers: Matthew Ray, Edwin Wigington, Ric Seymour, and Frankie Reed.

            Flowers were accepted, or donations can be made to Gospel Temple Church.

            Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Ray family.

Randall Roper

            Randall J. Roper, 82, of Jasper, Georgia passed away Friday, November 11, 2022 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital.  He was born January 28, 1940 to Jack and Vinnie Roper in Mineral Bluff, Georgia.

            Randall is survived by his wife, Margene Crowe Roper of Jasper; daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and David Ginn of Clarkesville; granddaughter, Hayley Ginn of Flowery Branch; brother, Maynard and Pat Roper of Powder Springs.  Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

            He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Vinnie Roper.    

            Funeral services were  held at 2 p.m., Sunday, November 13, 2022 in the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with Tony Ramirez and Mark Mitton officiating.   Interment followed at Chastain Memorial Park in Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513.

            Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home and Crematory.  

Ronald Richardson

            Ronald Ray Richardson,  86 of Fairmount, Georgia passed away Friday, November 11, 2022 at his home.  Mr. Richardson served his country honorably in both the United States Army and United States Air Force. He was saved and baptized at the First Baptist Church in Jefferson, Tennessee. He worked at Jasper Jeep in sales for over 20 years.

            Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Edward Richardson and Dolores Wiley Richardson. 

            Survivors include his  wife of 28 years, Kathlene Richardson; children, Randy Richardson and his wife, Regina, Douglasville, Ga.  Danny Richardson and his wife Christy, Jefferson, Tennessee, Charles David Beck and his wife, Tina of Jasper, Amanda Childers and her husband, Keith, Jasper, Grandchildren, Jonathan Tyler Beck, Whitney Childers, Mackenzie Coffey, Shanda Brown, Carly Richardson, Sierra O’Neil, and Brooks Richardson, three great-grandchildren and Sister, Bonnie Saxe, Las Vegas, Nevada.  

            A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, November 21, 2022 in the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home.  

            Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home and Crematory.  

Teresa Williams

            Teresa Beth Williams, 66, of Talking Rock, Georgia passed away on November 7th, 2022.

            No services are scheduled at this time. 

            Care and Trust was placed with In Their Honor of Jasper.

Elizabeth Perna

            Elizabeth Marie Perna, 62, of Ball Ground, Georgia passed away on November 8th, 2022.

            No services are scheduled at this time. 

            Care and Trust was placed with In Their Honor of Jasper.

Judieth Frazier

            Judieth Gayle Frazier, 82, of Jasper, Georgia passed away on November 10th, 2022.

            No services are scheduled at this time. 

            Care and Trust was placed with In Their Honor of Jasper.

Samuel Port Jr.

            Samuel Winfield Port Jr.,  76, a Navy Veteran of Jasper, Georgia passed away on November 10th, 2022.

            A memorial service was held in the chapel of In Their Honor of Jasper on Saturday, November 12th, 2022.

            Inurnment will take place on Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 at 9 a.m. at Georgia National Cemetery.

            Care and Trust was placed with In Their Honor of Jasper.

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