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Obituaries for January 17, 2019; Jean Childers, Linda Coleman, Larry Long, Edward Chumley, Roger Hall

Jean Childers

April 29, 1946 - January 11, 2019


Mrs. Jean Childers, 72, of Jasper, passed away peacefully at her home Friday, January 11, 2019, after a brief battle with ALS.

Jean was a beloved mother, nana, great nana, sister, aunt and friend. She was a lifelong member of Northside Church of Christ in Jasper. 

Mrs. Childers is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Chris and Dawn Childers of Jasper, Chad and Sarah Childers of Jasper and Corey and Shannon Childers of Jasper; daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and John McCollum of Gainesville, Kaylene and Eddie Ray of Jasper and Gaylene and Jimmy Gleason of Jasper; brother, Lucky Johnson of Alabama; sister, Margaret Stone of Jasper. Also 19 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Mrs. Childers was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Max; sons, Mark, Bryan and infant Craig and granddaughter, Taylor Childers.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, January 14, in the Cagle Funeral Home Chapel. Preacher Terry R Burress officiated.

Interment was at Jerusalem Baptist Church Cemetery immediately following the funeral services.

The family received flowers or donations to Cagle Funeral Home to help with expenses of funeral.

Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Childers family. 


Linda Coleman

Linda Mosley Coleman,  78, of Talking Rock, Georgia passed away Friday, January 11, 2019 at Grandview Health Center.  

Survivors include her children, Brad and Debbie Coleman, Todd and Lynn Coleman, Julie Coleman, Mitchell Coleman; grandchildren, Leslie and Sarandy Gaitanoglou, Jacob and Courtney Coleman, Lauren and Matt Davis, Cana Coleman; great-grandchildren, Gracie, Noah, and Luke Gaitanoglou, Kayleigh and Madelyn Coleman; sisters-in-law, Janis Mosley, Winnie Mosley and Joni Mosley.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Whitestone Baptist Church Cemetery.   

The family will be receiving friends at Roper Funeral Home Saturday, January 19 from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Whitestone Baptist Church Cemetery Fund in care of Deryl Hyde; 53 Cripple Creek Lane; Ellijay, Gerogia 30536.

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


Larry Long

July 16, 1953 - January 10, 2019


Mr. Larry Long, 65, of Ludville Community, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Gordon Hospital in Calhoun. 

Mr. Long is survived by his wife, Judy Long of Ludville Community; mother, Emolise Carver of Ludville Community; son and daughter-in-law, James "Punkin" and Sounya Stokes of Talking Rock; daughter, Stacey Hamrick of Adairsville; daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Raymond Cantrell of Dalton, Amanda and Stephen Whitlow of Blue Ridge and Jessie and Dan Dale of Talking Rock; brothers, Ted Long of Talking Rock, Donnie Fountain of Jerusalem Community and Lonnie Fountain of Ludville Community; sisters, Vivian Childers of Ludville Community and Vickie Chastain of Alabama; 14 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 2019 in the Cagle Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Jackie Chastain and Rev. Ronny Pope officiating. 

Grandsons served as pallbearers. 

Honorary pallbearers: Heath Holt, Danny Childers and Roger Mulkey.

Interment was at Ludville Church of Christ Cemetery immediately following the funeral services. 

Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Long family. 


Edward Chumley


Edward Lee Chumley, 83, of Jasper, Georgia went home to be with the Lord Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Murray Medical Center in Chatsworth, Georgia.  Edward was born June 12, 1935 in Ball Ground, Georgia to the late Dewey and  Nellie Chumley. He served his Country proudly in the United States Navy during the Korean War.  Edward loved Bluegrass music, singing and playing his guitar.  He also loved to attend Mt. Zion Baptist Church and events at Pickens Co. Senior Center.

He is survived by his sister, Mary Sue Beasley of Canton; brother, James Chumley of Jasper; children,  Debra Clymens of California, Angela Mahler of New York, Rosa Leta Torres of New York; step-children, Larry and Kathy Beck of Jasper, Mike Beck of Jasper, Kathy Beck of Florida, Guy Burgess of Ellijay; grandchildren, Seth Lambertson, Shawn Lambertson, Donald Leonard, Kristi Leonard, Adam Leonard, Ryan Lamb.  Numerous great-grandchildren and friends also survive.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Liberty Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Ben Mock officiating.

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


Roger Hall


Roger Vernon Hall, 86, of Jasper, Georgia passed away Friday, January 11, 2019 at Wellstar Tranquility Hospice at Kennesaw Mountain.  

Roger enlisted in the Marine Corps in September of 1952 during the Korean War and served until October, 1955. He attended Weber Jr. College and upon graduation from Brigham Young University, he attained his B.A. degree. For most of his career he was in sales.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Hall of Jasper; sons and daughters-in-law, John and Sharon Hall of Salt Lake City, Utah, Jeff and Vickie Hall of Spring, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Jane Ellen and Sid Beasley of Canton; son, Bryant Hendricks of Alpharetta; grandchildren, Michelle and Kenny Taylor, Emily and Jeff Buxton, Rachel and Matt Williams, Jonathan Hall, Cliff Beasley, Ross Beasley; great-grandchild, Ruth Buxton; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jay and Ora Mae Hall, Lewis and Judy Hall.  He was preceded in death by sons, Craig Hall and Scott Hall; and sisters, LaWanna Wright and Shauna Oglesby.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, January 17  at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ellijay, Georgia  with  Branch President Tony Stanley officiating.   

The family ask in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Wellstar Tranquility Hospice at Kennesaw Mountain; 475 Dickson Avenue NW; Marietta, GA 30064 or a charity of your choice.

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