OBITUARIES 


 
 
THOMPSON

 

Mr. Alfred Lee “Tuck” Thompson  age 69, of Summerville, GA,  passed away Monday May 21, 2018, in Redmond Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Thompson was born April 18, 1949, in Lyerly, GA, the son of Robert and Louise Kent Thompson.  He was preceded in death by a brother, John Frank Thompson.
Mr. Thompson is survived by 6 brothers, Rev. James & Lois Hanner, Harold & Candance Kent, Herman Thompson, Curtis & Winifred Thompson, Calvin Kent, Alvin Kent, 3 sisters, Francis Hudgins, Cathrine & Hubert Lofton, Cynthia Armstrong, special friend, Helen Williams, caregiver and special friend, Jesse Adams, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday May 26, 2018, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Fredia Hanner and Elder Hubert Lofton officiating with interment in the Thomas Chapel Cemetery.
Mr. Thompson will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Saturday May 26, 2018 from 12 Noon until service hour.

GLASS
John Berry “JB” Glass, age 78, of Summerville, GA, passed away Wednesday May 23, 2018,at Floyd Medical Center.
John was born Feb. 12, 1940, in Chatsworth, GA, the son of the late Everett Malcom Glass & Malvia Bennett Glass. He retired as a truck driver for Frito Lay, and was a member of Chelsea Baptist Church. John is preceded in death by a brother;  Everett Malcom Glass, JR,  and Francis Glass, sister-in-law; Hazel A. Glass,  and a brother-in-law; Gene Baggett.
Survivors include his wife; Shenia Glass, children; Frank & Karen Swails, Brandon Adams, J.B. Glass, Everett Glass, Selena & Al Brown, Melissa & Brian Asbury, Amanda Pollard, Daphney Glass & Pam Kilday, Frechia & Craig Collins, Juanita Swails,  brother; Larry “Mickey” Glass, sister;  Katherine Baggett, 18 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday May 26, 2018, at the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Russell Hendrick, Rev. John McGraw officiating with interment following at  Oak Hill Cemetery in Cartersville, GA.  Active pallbearers will be  J.B. Glass, Al Brown, James Brock, Billy Abernathy, Jacob Hancock, Roger Reynolds. Honorary pallbearers will be Blake Brock, and Russell Tandler.
John will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Friday- May 25, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements for Mr. John Berry (JB) Glass who died on Wednesday.

 
BUTLER
 
Mrs. Cheryl Ann Buttram Butler, age 61, of Summerville, GA, died May 24, 2018 at her residence.
Mrs. Butler was born September 20, 1956, in Trion, GA, daughter of the late L. B. and Lena Mae Pendergrass Buttram. She was a member of the Sonrise Community Church, and prior to her illness, worked as a Registered Nurse with Redmond Regional Medical Center.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Sandra Buttram Woodall.
Mrs. Butler is survived by her husband, Alan Butler; son and daughter-in-law, Christopher “Shawn” White (Rose Howard); step-son and daughter-in-law, Christopher (Becky) Butler; step-daughters and son-in-law, Alison (Jason) Ross, Annette Freese; sisters, Donna Blalock, Brenda Blair; 11 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services for Mrs. Butler will be held at 3:00 P.M. Saturday, May 26, 2018, from the Sonrise Community Church with Dr. Steve Pickern officiating.
There will be a gathering of family and friends at Sonrise Community Church from 2:00 P.M. until the hour of service on Saturday.
Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Cheryl Ann Buttram Butler who died on May 24, 2018.
 
 
KELLER
 

 Caleb Jarrett Keller, age 18, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

                Caleb was born in Rome, Georgia on February 6, 2000, son of April Nicole Edwards Helton and Clint Helton.  He was a member of the 2018 graduating class at Model High School.  Caleb loved longboarding/skateboarding, hammocking, hiking and attending concerts and was a shoe connoisseur.  Caleb had a great sense of humor and enjoyed making people laugh.  He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Bill DeBerry, by an aunt, Nicole Derrick, and by great grandmothers, Evelyn Singletary and Helen Helton.

                Caleb is survived by his parents, April & Clint Helton; siblings, Chase, Chandler, Halle and Dylan; other half-siblings; several friends that he considered his brothers and sisters, Joseph Turner, Dustin Smith, Christian Dixon, Kenslee Akridge, John Schreier, Lathan Smith, Malik Stuart, Dylan Mohler, Maurisio Andres, Adrian Woods, Tyler Smith, Noah Dempsey, Gavin Nelson, Nick Stone, Nicole Wyatt, Cassie Smith and Josh Pettyjohn; grandparents, Karen DeBerry, Steve & Debbie Edwards, Robert & Beverly Keller, Reggie & Ellen Terhune, Pam & Jim Hess and Robert & Debbie Helton; uncle, Chris Derrick; cousins, Jack & Cooper Derrick; several other aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

                A celebration of Caleb’s life will be held on Friday, May 25, 2018, from 4 until 7pm at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel.  At other hours, the family will be at the residence.

                In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Caleb Keller Memorial Fund at Greater Community Bank.

                Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

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