Helen Gertrude “Trudy” (Rogers) Gallman

Helen Gertrude “Trudy” (Rogers) Gallman, Age 78, passed on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at the Oaks PCH in Fairmount. She was born on October 7, 1941, to her late parents, George Dewey and Jewel (Sisson) Rogers in Cherry Log, GA.  Trudy was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church in Chatsworth, Ga. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Gallman, daughter, Cindy Hill Vogelsong, sisters, Edna, Bonnie, Ellen, and Mildred, brothers, C.B., J.D. Charles and Ralph Rogers.

Private family services were held on Monday April 6, 2020, from the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eddy Hensley officiating. Interment was in the Sardis Cemetery in Chatsworth, GA.

Trudy is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Stacy Lynn Hill of Woodstock, GA, Summer and Skyler Pittman of Rome, GA, granddaughter, Cody and Paul Schaeffer of Canton, GA, great grandchildren, Jordyn and Harlyn Schaeffer, sisters, Judy R. Beaver of Ellijay, GA, Barbara and Jim McVey of Ellijay, GA, Betty and Tom Chastain of Cherry Log, GA, brother and sister-in-law, George Clint and Clara Rogers of Blue Ridge, GA, special niece and nephew, Nanci and Freddie Scoggins of Calhoun, GA, several nieces and nephews and special companion, Brody.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s association or to Compassus Hospice of Calhoun in memory of Mrs. Gallman. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.loganfuneralhome.com. Logan Funeral Home & Chapel in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Sylvia Jean Posey

Mrs. Sylvia Jean Posey, age 76, of Chatsworth, died Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

Mrs. Posey was born May 9, 1943, in Murray County, the daughter of the late J.B. and Maggie West Shoemaker. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Her parents; husband, Howard Posey; son, Tony Posey; daughter, Michelle Posey and son, Randall Posey preceded her in death.

Survivors include sons, Kenneth Posey, Chatsworth, Billy Posey, Chatsworth, Jimmy Posey, Plainville; daughter, Linda Posey, Ellijay; brothers, Bobby, Johnny, Donald and Danny Shoemaker all of Chatsworth; sisters, Carolyn Ridley and Brenda Dyer both of Chatsworth; eight grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with Rev. Lonnie Wright officiating. Pallbearers were Trey Posey, Matthew Posey, Brandon Posey, Kenneth Posey, Jonathan Townsend and Austin Posey. Interment was in the Mountaintown Baptist Church cemetery.

 Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Jerry Floyd Hulett

Mr. Jerry Floyd Hulett, age 71, of Crandall, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2020, at Quinton Memorial.

Jerry loved the Lord and was a member of Boanerges Baptist Church which he loved along with his church family; he enjoyed watching the Georgia Bulldogs, drinking Coke-Cola and good eating.

Mr. Hulett was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Floyd L. Hulett & Delores Mary Hulett; brother, James Hulett, grandparents, Arville & Mary Baxter, and Thomas & Suzanne Hulett.

Survivors include brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold & Lynn Hulett, Randy & Vickie Hulett, Mickey Hulett –all of Crandall; Jerry also loved his special nieces and nephews, Joy Brewster, Angie Flood, Daryl, Randy, Jr., Mark, Matt, Marshall, Mitchell and Michael Hulett; great nieces nephews; special aunts, Rosine Dalton, and Marie Faith; special papaw Jack Dalton; special cousins, Cathy Dalton Headrick, Donnie Vick, Melissa Rogers, Gary Beavers, Timmy Faith, and Wayne and Ricky Baxter.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mr. Hulett were held Sunday, March 22, 2020, at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. David Disney, Rev. Lamar Beason and Rev. Rocky Green officiating. Interment followed in the Fairy Valley Cemetery.

The family received friends Sunday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Due to the Coronavirus, the family understands visitors not being able to attend the services for Jerry. No hard feelings will be had on the part of the Hulett family.

Anyone unable to attend the service can watch a live stream video of the service on Randy Hulett’s Facebook page.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth was in charge of the arrangements.


Rose Mary Waters Long

Rose Mary Waters Long, age 92, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020, at her home.

Gran, as she was affectionately known by her family, was a member of First Baptist Church of Chatsworth for 71 years where she taught the Rose Long Sunday School Class and was a member of several committees. For 38 years, she was a nurse for Dr. Willard Carson in Dalton. At 81 years old, she published her first book, Waiting for a Miracle, of which she was especially proud. She was an artist, writer and seamstress, leaving her family with many stories, poems, paintings and quilts that they will forever cherish. She was the family historian, tracing and recording her genealogy back many generations. Along with her husband, she built and lived in many of the houses along Long Avenue and Colonial Hills Drive in Chatsworth, the area where her children and grandchildren made so many childhood memories. Above all else, she was mostly proud of her big ol’ family.

Rose was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, William Clyde Long; parents, Will and Lucy Waters; brothers, James, Jack and Johnny; sisters, Sue, Juanita, Pauline and Aileen; great-grandsons, Sam Brock and James Bradshaw, III.

Surviving Mrs. Long are her loving daughters, Clydene (Gary) Brock and Becky (Billy) McAfee; grandchildren, Jodi (Craig) Matter, Lee (Julie) Brock, Jason (Sissy) Waters, Craig (Dani) Brock, Brittney (Benji) McConkey and Bekah (James) Jordan; great-grandchildren, Brock, Addison (Tyler), Mary Kathlyn, Will, Jack, Brianna, Jordan, Michael, Marilynn, Rylee, Reagan, Hinton, Ladd, Laine, Cass, Hudson and Cooper; great-great-grandchildren, J.R. and Jordan; special caregivers, Carol Mooney, Brenda Smith, Brandy Smith, Tammy Dalton and Jordan Moore; special friend, Danielle Arthur; sisters-in-law, Ava Nell Long and Virginia Waters. Nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends at First Baptist Church of Chatsworth on Thursday, March 19, from 12-2 p.m. The hour of service will directly follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to First Baptist Church of Chatsworth in memory of Rose Long.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Thomas “Tommy” Crumbley

Mr. Thomas “Tommy” Crumbley, age 72, of Chatsworth, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020, at his residence.

He was preceded in death by his father J.T. Crumbley; mother, Helen Crumbley; brother, Mickey Crumbley.

Survivors include son, John Crumbley, Ringgold; daughter and son-in-law, Andria and Jeremy Sheram of Chatsworth; sister and brother-in-law, Wanda & Larry Byrd of Chatsworth; grandchildren, Halen, Hali, and Lily Sheram, and Drew Crumbley; special niece, Kelly Page, and other nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews also survive.

A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Tommie (Tommy) Ray Stoker

Mr. Tommie (Tommy) Ray Stoker, age 71, of Chatsworth, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Hamilton Medical Center. Tommie was a member of Opportunity Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, George and Angeline Stoker, Andrew and Lula Mae Williams Green; parents, J.C. and Victoria Green Stoker; brothers in law, George B Rogers, Walter Roberts, and Harold Land; and previous wife, Judy Faye Stoker.

Mr. Stoker is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Marjorie Stoker; son and daughter-in-law, Tommy Ray Stoker and Melody Jo Tenney of Chatsworth; daughter and son in law,  Katie and Russell Bishop of Athens, TN;  stepchildren and spouses,  Patrick and Angie Carter of Etowah, TN, Ernie and Tracy Withrow of Omstead, KY, Paul and Donna Withrow of Newport, TN; grandchildren and spouses,  Brittany and Dustin Dills of Benton, TN, Amanda & Eric Gentry of Benton, TN, Kiernan and Cody Payne of Chatsworth, Lakota Withrow of Olmstead, KY, Kade Withrow of Olmstead, KY, Timothy Carter and, Austin Carter of Etowah, TN; sisters, Linda Rogers and Gregg of Chatsworth, Elaine Roberts of Chatsworth; brother and sister in law, Andy, Sr. and Dian Stoker of Dalton; sister in law, Paula Simmons Odom of Dothan, AL, Pamela Odom and Judy Odom, both of Summerville, SC; special friend, Pete Tillman of Chatsworth; great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews also survive.

Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Bowen and Rev. Dale Bowen officiating. The family received friends at the funeral home Saturday 5 until 9 p.m.

Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home, Crematory and Monuments. www.shawnchapmanfh.com.

Mr. Jim Rich

Mr. Jim Rich, age 73, of Dalton, passed away Friday, March 13, 2020. Jim was a loving husband and father and enjoyed fellowship with his friends. He was the owner and operator of Jim’s Service Station in Chatsworth until he retired.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Sheila Spivey Rich; mother, Margaret Bartenfield Rich; and mother and father-in-law, Cecil & Sally Spivey.

Jim is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Andrea and Jeff McAllister; sister, Carol Souther; and special friends and caregivers, Bob “Bird” Barton, Pam Blair, and Sandy Dean.

A visitation to celebrate his life was held at Shawn Chapman Funeral Home on Monday, March 16, 2020, from 4 until 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Rock Bridge Community Church, 120 Remco Shops Lane, Ringgold, GA 30736.

Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral home, Crematory and Monuments. www.shawnchapmanfh.com.

Mrs. Edith Parson

Mrs. Edith Parson, loving mother of four children, passed away at the age of 83 on January 26, 2020.

Edith was born on June 6, 1936, to Clint and Dorothy Patterson. On September 5, 1953, she married Edd Parson, Jr. They raised a daughter and three sons.

Edith loved the Lord and her family and enjoyed music and singing and was an avid gardener. She cherished time sitting on the porch in the evenings with her family and friends, talking over the day and about their lives. Edith was a faithful member of Fairy Valley Baptist Church in Crandall, GA.

Edith was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Edd Parson, Jr.; father, Clint Patterson; mother, Dorothy Patterson; and sister, Bingle Mantooth.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Roger DeVaughn; sons and daughters-in-law, Eddy and Patty Parson, Ricky and Debby Parson, and Ben and Sharon Parson, all of Crandall; brothers and sisters, Thomas Patterson, Charles and Ruby Patterson, Grady and Rhonda Patterson, Wanda and Bill Webb, Bonnie and Ray Cavett, and Arlene Stevenson; grandchildren, Kelly and Johnny Ingram, Blake and Ashley Parson, Maria and Carl Taylor, Jamie Parson, Virginia and Alan Atkins, Hannah Parson, and Benjamin Parson; great-grandchildren, Lane Holsomback, Ella Keith, Asa Taylor, Alexis Parson, Landon Atkins, and Ava Atkins; sister-in-law, Jeraldine Setter; nieces and nephews; and special friends, Opal Scott, Linda Parson, Brenda Carver, Rebecca Burris, Shelby Everette and Haley Hobbs.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Edith Parson were held Tuesday, January 28 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Ben Parson and Rev. Billy Webb officiating and song service by Roger DeVaughn. Interment followed at Fairy Valley Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth was in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Edith Parson.

Mrs. Anna Mae Jeffers

Mrs. Anna Mae Jeffers, age 74, of Chatsworth, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at her home.

She was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas R. Jeffers; father, George Cox, Sr.; mother, Martha Cox; brothers, Johnny Cox and George Cox, Jr.; and sister, Linda Evans.

Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl Morgan of Chatsworth; brothers and sister-in-law, Jerry Cox and Kenny and Dottie Cox – all of LaFollette, TN; sisters and brothers-in-law, Bonnie and Carl Douglas of Ringgold and Patsy and Roy Marlowe of Orlando, FL; grandchildren, Erica Williams of Dalton and Chad Duckett of Chatsworth; great-grandchildren, Logan Williams and Lena Ann Lamons; former husbands, Jesse Morgan, Jr. of Chatsworth and Ricky Duckett of Cisco; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services for Mrs. Jeffers were held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020, in the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Kenny Cox and Rev. Randy McClure officiating. Mrs. Jeffers was laid to rest at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Norma, TN.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 4 p.m. until the funeral hour at 6 p.m.   

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Marilyn C. Hunter

Mrs. Marilyn C. Hunter, age 65, of Chatsworth, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at AdventHealth Gordon.

Mrs. Hunter was preceded in death by her father, James Chastain; mother, Effie Dyer Ramey; husband, Terry Lee Hunter; and son, Paul Lee Hunter.

Survivors include her daughter, Sheila Hunter of Dalton; daughter-in-law, Jenny Hunter of Chatsworth; sisters, Eunice Kendrick of Crandall and Janice Sneed of Dalton; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Hunter were held Friday, January 24, 2020, at 12:00 noon from the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Dallas Cornette, Jr. officiating. Interment followed

in the Center Valley Cemetery.

The family received friends Thursday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth was in charge of the arrangements.