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Obituaries for June 25, 2020; Katherine Lynn Boyd, Vernet Jarrett, Teresa Deal

Katherine Lynn Boyd


Katherine Lynn Boyd was born April 28th 1959 in Tate, Ga. and passed June 3rd 2020 at her sister's home surrounded by loved ones and laughter just as she had lived. 

Kathy always had a kind word, enough time to help, and a joy for life that ensured she never met a stranger. Kathy never passed up a good life experience or thrift store or an opportunity to share her faith and good works. 

She is preceded in death by her mother and father, Eva and Mack Martin and her brother Randy (Karen) Martin. She is survived by her husband, John Edward Boyd, one daughter, Brandy (Scott) Mann, two brothers, Mike (Betty Sue) Martin, Frank (Barbara) Martin, and one sister, Gina (Jeff) Payne. She has several loving nieces and nephews that enriched her days throughout and which she loved very much. 

Family has requested a private service but once gathering restrictions are over a celebration of life will follow. Rest in peace, Mom.


Vernet Jarrett

Vernet Vivian Jarrett, 71, of Jasper, Georgia, passed away Monday, June 15, 2020 at her home. She was born August 14, 1948 to Garnet and Lula Chumley in Jasper, Georgia.  

Vernet is survived by her children, Timmy (Veronica) Martin, Tony (Jannett) Martin, Elizabeth (Roy) Hostetler, Jonathon (Tasha) Jarrett; sister, Bernice (Jim) Fountain; brothers, Charley (Sue) Chumley, Ronnie (Joyce) Chumley, Lawrence Chumley, Randy (Becky) Chumley, Johnny (Lucy) Chumley; brothers-in-law, Ricky (Tammy) Jarrett, Jackie (Gail) Jarrett, sisters-in-law, Shelia Chumley, Sheri (Warren) Duncan, Pat Chumley; grandchildren, Nathan (Tori), Makayla (Luke), Chris (Janice), John, Thomas, Josh, Jessup, MacKenna, Mason, Tyson, Draven, Autumn, Alexis, Allie, Katelyn; great-grandchildren, Raegan, Ava, and Xzaevien.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Jarrett; son, Tracey Martin; parents, Garnet and Lula Chumley; brothers, Bib Chumley and Bud Chumley.

A graveside service was held at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 18, 2020 at Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Ricky Jarrett and Reverend Jonathon Jarrett officiating.   

The family accepted flowers or memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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

Online condolences may be made at


Teresa Deal

January 19, 1962 - June 16, 2020


Mrs. Teresa Deal, 58, of Monticello, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at Jasper County Memorial Hospital in Monticello, GA.

Teresa is survived by her husband, Gene Deal of Monticello; son and daughter-in-law, Nicholas and Tracia Deal of Kimberly, Idaho; son, Shaunn Deal of Covington, GA; daughter, Christina Marie Deal of Monticello; grandchild, Riley Snyder; Mother, Erika Childers of Jasper; sister, Pam Long of Conyers.

She was preceded in death by her father, Leon Childers, and sister, Patricia Dlugasch.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2020 at the Chapel of Cagle Funeral Home, with Rev. James Thompson officiating.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cagle Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Deal family.