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Obituaries for December 3, 2015; Elone Ray, Jack Brooks, Robert Angel,

Elone Ray
October 30, 1949 –November 26, 2015

Mrs. Elone Ray, age 66, of Jasper passed away Thursday, November 26, 2015 at Northside Hospital in Forsyth.
    She is survived by her husband, Larry Ray of Nelson; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Cliff Hill of Jasper; son and daughter-in-law, Trennedy and Angela Ray of Powder Springs; grandchildren, Casie and C.J. Hill of Jasper and Kaylee and Braylee Ray of Powder Springs; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lamar and Kay Jordan of Talking Rock, Bug and Patsy Jordan of Yellow Creek, Joe and Karen Jordan of Ball Ground; sisters and brother-in-law, Wanda Wilson of Ball Ground, Ruthann and Glen Jordan of Ball Ground; mother-in-law, Grace Ray of Jasper; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; Terry and Martha Ray of Nelson, David and Gail Ray of Hickory Flat, Marvin and Connie Ray of California, Randy and Lisa Ray of Yellow Creek, Joyce and Sam Wynn of Tate and Linda Ray of Jasper. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
    The funeral service was held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 29 at the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with Reverend Ryan Wilson and Reverend Jimmy Chester officiating. Interment followed at Lake Forest Memorial Park.
    Arrangements were entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory in Jasper, Georgia.
    Online condolences can be made at

Jack Brooks
    Mr. Jack Brooks, age 63 of Ball Ground, GA passed away at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta on Saturday, November 28, 2015.
    He is survived by his wife, Shelia Brooks of Ball Ground: mother, Ruby Brooks of Ball Ground: father-in-law, Jack R. Edwards of Ball Ground; daughters and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Davis Knight of Jacksonville, FL, Elise Brooks of Ball Ground: brother and sister-in-law, Jerry & Patsy Brooks of White, GA: sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Kennie Childers of Ball Ground: brothers-in-law, Lanier Edwards of Eufaula, AL, Kenneth Edwards of Greenville, AL: grandchildren, Matthew & Zoe Knight: 3 nieces, 4 nephews and 2 great-nephews.  Jack was preceded in death by his father, Deyo Brooks and mother-in-law, Lucille Edwards.
    Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Waddell officiating.  Interment followed at the Ball Ground Community Cemetery.      Serving as pallbearers were officers of Ball Ground Masonic Lodge #261, Robert Blackwell, Leonard Blackwell, Mike Cantrell, Mark Popham, Kenny Murphy and Jack Cowart.  Honorary pallbearers were all other Masonic members and friends, Junior Cordell, Dean Cordell, Benny Cowart, Mike Murphy, Steve and Scott Blackwell, Kenny Dobson, Carl Popham, Mark Holcomb, Kenny Parker, Phil Tompson, Tomas Roper, Barry Roper, Donnie Fowler, Donnie Lunsford, Raymond Cheshire, Bobby Hill, Steve Collis, Randy Biddy, Ed Francis, Marcy Rousell, Liz, Connie, Annie, Dr. Lara Watkins, Larry Holden, Larry Cowart, Frank McDaniel, Helen Eveleson, Ronald Barnes, Danny Smith, Dave Gaddis, Johnny Dean, Jeff Dobson, Toddy Hendrix, Hulon Jordan, Skylar Sperin and Tammie Densmore.
    Cagle Funeral Home was honored to serve the Brooks Family.

Robert Angel
    Mr. Robert E. Angel, age 79 of Jasper, passed away at his residence on Thursday, November 26, 2015.
    He is survived by his wife, Janice Wikle Angel of Jasper; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa Angel and Gary Barwick of St. Petersburg, FL; brother and sister-in-law, James Caroll and Fonda Angel of Louisville, TN and brother-in-law, Harold Wolfe of Oak Ridge, TN.  Mr. Angel was preceded in death by his daughter, Sandy Lynne and sister, Gwendolyn Wolfe.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home with Dr. Ben Langley officiating.  Interment followed at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.  The family accepted flowers or donations to The American Lung Association.
    Cagle Funeral Home was honored to serve the Angel Family.

Card of Thanks
    The family of Alice Free would like to thank everyone that called, visited, brought food and sent cards. Special thanks to Dottie, Judy, Robin and Tammy for assisting with the care of Alice. Thank you for flowers and donations to Jerusalem Church and the American Cancer Society. For the good singing, prayers, preachers, and words of comfort. Thanks to Cagle Funeral Home and staff.
    Billy Free and Family