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Obituaries for Oct. 8, 2020; Helen Densmore, Pete Bryant, Timothy Raynes

Helen Densmore


Helen Densmore, 96, of Jasper, passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020 at Serenity Mountain Manor.

A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, October 5, 2020 at Lake Forest Memorial Park with Rev. Steve Chadwick and Rev. John Holaway officiating.  

Helen was a member of Nelson Baptist Church and a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting and most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, James "Spud" Densmore; parents, Irelious and Ola Mae Wilkie; children, Diane Fox, Janice Childers, Donald Densmore, Randall Densmore and Jerry Densmore; granddaughter, Jamie Densmore Harper; and siblings, W.R. Wilkie, Grace Mullinax, Mary Burt, Annie Wilkie, Kate Freeman, Jack Wilkie, Ed Wilkie, Garnie Wilkie. Survivors include her daughter, Evelyn Williams; grandchildren, Kim, Lynn, Jerome, Peggy, Mark, Amanda, Alecia, Blake, Jody and Brittany; eighteen great-grandchildren, eight great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. 

Serving as pallbearers were Jerome Williams, Jody Densmore, Blake Densmore, Mark Childers, Jerry Frix, Harley Childers, Bryan Wilkie and Preston Wilkie. Honorary pallbearers were Kayson and Tanner. 

Sosebee Funeral Home, Canton, GA is honored to serve the family. 770-479-2131.


Pete Bryant

December 13, 1929 - September 29, 2020


Mrs. Eulalie "Pete" Bryant, 90, of Jasper, passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Wildwood Health Care.

Pete is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Melba & Larry Neighbors of Jasper, Judy Mosley and Ricky Jackson of Jasper and Jan & David Bruce of Jasper; sisters and brother-in-law, Geneva & Matt Painter of Ellijay and Lois Schrack of Ellijay; four grandchildren, Shane & Amanda Neighbors, Jon & Rhonda Neighbors, David & Taylor Mosley and Devin & Carleigh Mosley; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Bryant.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Sunrise Memorial Gardens, with Rev. Billy Cantrell and Rev Grant Wade officiating.

Pallbearers: Shane Neighbors, Jon Neighbors, Devin Mosley, David Mosley, Nate Neighbors and Michael Cantrell.

Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Bryant family.


Timothy Raynes


Timothy John Raynes, 58, of Jasper, passed away Thursday, October 1, 2020.  He was born February 28, 1962 to James and Minnie Raynes in Jasper, Georgia.  

Tim is survived by his daughter, Deanna Raynes of Jasper; son and daughter-in-law, Dustin and Sarah Raynes of Blue Ridge; grandchildren, Abraham Raynes, Henry Raynes; ex-wife, Gladys Raynes of Jasper.  Several nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.  He was preceded in death by his sister, Joyce Fowler.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, October 5, 2020 in the chapel of Roper Funeral Home. Interment followed at Lake Forest Memorial Park in Jasper.

The family accepted flowers or in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place; Memphis, Tennessee  38105.

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

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