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Obituaries for April 29, 2021; Robert Millsap Jr., John Ogburn

Robert Millsap Jr.


Robert Paul Millsap Jr.,  72, of Jasper, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital.  He was born October 4, 1948 to Robert Paul and Magdalene Millsap Sr. in Dalton, Georgia. 

Paul is survived by wife, Frances Millsap of Jasper; daughter and son-in-law, Allison and Joseph Holt of Jasper; grandson, Conner Holt of Jasper; sisters and brother-in-law, Carolin and Trundle Vaughn of Ball Ground, Janice Mulkey of Ellijay; bothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Reverend Joe and Shirley Fountain of Calhoun, Jean and Junior Carver of Jasper, Jimmy and Bernice Fountain of Jasper.  Several nieces, nephews, and other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 23, 2021 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Reverend Grant Wade, Reverend Harold Cantrell, and Reverend Ronnie Ray officiating.   Interment followed in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.  Pall Bearers were Mark Fountain, Terence Green, Seth Green, Luke Green, Eddie Burleson, David Mulkey, and Honorary Pall Bearers Jimmy Fountain, Charlie Grant, and Joseph Holt.

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


John Ogburn


John Franklin Ogburn, 83, of Ball Ground, passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. 

A graveside service was held on Friday, July 2nd at Georgia National Cemetery. He is survived by his sons,  John Barton "Bart" Ogburn of Denton, TX, Scott E. (Sharon) Ogburn of Ball Ground, Brett (Michelle) Ogburn of Marietta; nine grandchildren and nine  great-grandchildren also survive.

The caring staff of Darby Funeral Home is honored to serve the Ogburn family.