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Obituaries for December 31, 2020; Sandra Evans, Rex Mahan, Sarah Keeter

Sandra Evans
Sandra Evans, 65, of Jasper, Georgia, passed away Monday, December 28, 2020 at Manor Lake at Bridge Mill.  
She was born February 25, 1955 to Willis and Virginia Mae Evans in Pickens County.  Sandra was a member of Price Creek Baptist Church. She worked at Jasper Banking Company for almost 40 years and at Community Bank of Pickens County for three years.
Sandra is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Wanda Evans of Jasper; sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Carl Grizzle of Jasper; nieces, Judy and John Humphries of Cumming, Carol and Wayne Ball of Ball Ground, Rita Lyon of Jasper, Vanessa and Shawn Patterson of Jasper, Anita and Bobby Keener of Jasper; seven great nieces and nephews; and two great-great nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m., Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Price Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Harold Cantrell and Reverend Wesley Hutchins officiating.   Pall bearers will be Bobby Keener, Jonah Keener, Shawn Patterson, Travis Ball, Josh Thomas, and Skylar Scales.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Price Creek Baptist Church or the Alzheimer's Association in honor of Sandra.
Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home and Crematory.  
Online condolences may be made at
Rex Mahan
Mr. Byron “Rex” Mahan, 66, of Ranger, Georgia, departed this life Monday evening December 21, 2020 at Gordon Advent Hospital in Calhoun Georgia.  
Rex was born June 6, 1954 in Fairmount, Georgia, a son of the late Noble Clyde and Mary Reathel Higdon Mahan. He was also preceded in death by a son Byron Adam “Bub” Mahan and brothers, Gene Mahan and David Mahan.  
Rex was retired from the Gordon County Road Department and worked for over 30 years with Seaboard Farms.
He is survived by his loving wife, Brenda Childers Mahan of the residence; son and daughter-in-law, Josh and Kara Mahan of Ranger, GA; grandchildren, Joshua Adam “Jake” Mahan, Ashley Mahan, Joseph Mahan, Cainan Lane Mahan, Keagan Mathews; great-grandchildren, Christopher Mahan, Ryan Mahan, Kayla Fuller and Adam Cochran; brothers and sister-in-law, Larry and Myona Mahan of Calhoun, GA, and Matt Mahan of Canton, GA; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sheila and Dean Holt of Farner, TN, Kathy Childers of Calhoun, GA, and Brenda and Douglas McDaniel of Calhoun, GA; nephew, Brent McDaniel; several other nieces and nephews.
Graveside services to celebrate the life of Mr. Bryon “Rex” Mahan were held Monday, December 28, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Salacoa Baptist Church Cemetery in Cherokee County, Georgia, with Reverend Donnie Trammell officiating.Pallbearers were Josh Mahan, Jake Mahan, Cainan Mahan, Tony Childers, Brent McDaniel, and David Mahan.  T. C. Childers was an honorary pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers donations be made to the funeral home. 
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
Arrangements by Ponders Melrose Chapel 138 Melrose Drive Dalton, GA 30721, 706-226-4002
Sarah Keeter
October 22, 1936 - December 25, 2020
Mrs. Sarah J. Keeter, 84, of Jasper, passed away Friday December 25, 2020 at Grandview Heath Care.
Mrs. Keeter is survived by her son, Andy Keeter of Dallas, GA; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were  held at 3 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, with Rev. Moss Fountain officiating.
Pallbearers: Alan Claybough, Nicholas Cantrell, Zachary Claybough, Hubert Smith, Michael Petraska and Thomas Petraska.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Antioch Baptist Church, American Heart Association or a cancer fund.
Cagle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Keeter family.