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Mrs. Virginia "Sassy" Keese

Mrs. Virginia "Sassy" Keese, age 91, of Chatsworth, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018.She is preceded in death by her husband, Larry Keese; son, Bill Keese; parents, Robert Garland and Wareene Moore Thompson; brothers, Bob Thompson and Tommy Thompson.Mrs. Keese is survived by  her children and spouses, Diane & Gary Stinnett of…

Charles William Ruark

Charles William Ruark, of Pensacola, FL, born on December 27, 1937 in Sumter, South Carolina, to the late Leila Lee Ruark and the late John Dooly Ruark, passed away at age 80 on October 6, 2018 in Chatsworth, Georgia. Charles Ruark served in the U.S. Navy 25 years from 1954-1980.…

Ms. Helen G. Harris

Ms. Helen G. Harris age 95 of Crandall, passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Pleasant Valley Assisted Living.She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Chatsworth and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Ms. Harris was preceded in death by her parents, C.D. Harris & Cam Keith…

Miss Margaret Ann Cate

Miss Margaret Ann Cate, 86 of Chatsworth, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 after a brief illness.She was born in Ocoee, Tennessee, to parents, Grover C. and Annie Howell Cate. One of five girls, she was a lifelong resident of the Chatsworth area.She is preceded in death by her parents;…

Mr. Paul Jackson

Mr. Paul Jackson, age 80, of Chatsworth, passed away Monday, October 8, 2018, at his residence.He was a lifelong resident of Murray County and one of the largest land developers in Murray County.  He loved farming and enjoyed raising cattle.He is preceded in death by his son, David Jackson; parents, Robert…

Mr. John Roy Brackett

Mr. John Roy  Brackett, age 93 of Cisco, passed away peacefully at his home Thursday, October 4, 2018. He was of the Baptist faith.Johnny was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps and proudly served his country during WW II. He will be especially remembered in the community and…

Bobby Joe Ellis

Bobby Joe Ellis, age 83 of Chatsworth, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 in Erlanger Health Care System in Chattanooga, Tennessee.Mr. Ellis retired after 48 years as a truck driver for Cagle Feed.He was preceded in death by his parents, Dalton and Nina Jo Ellis; daughter, Nina Rose Ellis; brother,…

Mr. Leonard Hamilton “L. H.” Sanford, Jr.

Mr. Leonard Hamilton “L. H.” Sanford, Jr., age 93 of Chatsworth, passed away Monday November 7, 2016.Mr. Sanford was a lifelong resident of Murray County, a WWII US Army Veteran and a lifetime member of the Smyrna Baptist Church.He enjoyed gardening, raising livestock and spending time with his grandchildren and…

Mrs. Etta Jane Newton

Mrs. Etta Jane Newton, 98, of Chatsworth passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Wood Dale Health Care Center.Etta was preceded in death by her parents, John and Matilda Patterson, and husband, Arthur Newton. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Robert Anderson of Chatsworth; sisters, Mary Barrett of…

Mrs. Patricia Rose Russell

Mrs. Patricia Rose Russell, age 71, of Chatsworthv passed away on Monday, November 2, 2015.She was preceded in death by her parents, William L. Crisp, Sr. and Dora Jeanette Crisp, and brothers, James E. Crisp and Carl F. Crisp.Survivors include her husband, Samuel Everett Russell of Chatsworth; son and daughter-in-law,…