Francis G. Lampert, age 90 of Canton, Ga. passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Heritage Hospice in Marietta, GA. Mr. Lampert was cremated and the interment will follow in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. Survivors are Sons, Bruce Lampert of Boulder, CO and Brian Lampert of Denver, CO; Daughters, Lisa Williams of Canton, GA and Lori Hoos of Nashville, TN, also surviving are 10 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren. Mr. Lampert was a Retired Lt. Colonel with the U.S. Air Force. The caring staff of Darby Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Joseph Roy Tromblee, age 59, of Ball Ground passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 at Northside Hospital Cherokee. Mr. Tromblee will be cremated and a private service will be held at a later date. Survivors are Mother, Marie Tromblee of Ball Ground and Sister Marie Lawson of Ball Ground.The caring staff of Darby Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Kenneth Daulton Wright, age 97, passed away May 14, 2013, in Canton. Survivors include wife, Charlsie of Maryville, TN; daughters, Teresa Pischner, Charleston, SC, and Marcia Scott Wright, of Canton; 3 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren. One grand-daughter preceded him as did his first wife, Dorothy Lois Scott. The family will hold a private service at a later date. Dr. Wright was retired as Associate Vice President of Continuing Education at The University of Tennessee. He was the originator of radio station WUOT, as well as the university television facility. Dr. Wright served in World War II, taught at Washington and Lee University, and was Chief of Educational Reconditioning at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, DC. He left the Army as a First Lieutenant in July of 1946. He graduated from The University of Tennessee, and then received the Doctor of Philosophy degree from Ohio State University in 1960. He was an avid hiker and camper, logging 5000 miles in the Smokies over 50 years. Donations may be made in memory of Dr. Wright to the Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, 9275 Tremont Rd, Townsend, TN 37882, www.gsmit.org. The caring staff of Darby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Guy Russell Railing, Jr., age 28 of Holly Springs, passed away May 9, 2013 at the Northside Hospital- Cherokee. Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00PM Wednesday from Relevate Church with the Bishop Lance Johnson officiating. Visitation will begin Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 12:00 until 8:00PM. He is survived by his father, Russ Railing, mother; Glenda Railing, brothers; Tommy Railing, Orlando, FL, Johnny Railing, Ft. Walton Beach, FL, Sisters; Danielle Ebill, Titusville, FL, Georganne Railing, East Liverpool, OH, Stephanie Bolt, Mexico, Jessica Childers, Canton, GA, twin sister; Nicole Railing, Kalispelo, MT. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to any Wells Fargo Branch C/O, Russ Railing Benefit Memorial Fund or Darby Funeral Home, to help with funeral expenses. The caring staff of Darby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Alma R. Stancil, 86 of Woodstock, GA passed away Saturday May 11, 2013 at Woodstock Nursing and Rehab. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30am Wednesday May 15, from the Darby Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Greg Michael Sr. officiating. Interment will follow in the Georgia National Cemetery at 12:30pm. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00pm- 6:00pm. Survivors include Daughters and Sons-in-law, Barbara & Helmut Baxter, Canton, GA; Patricia & Ray Newman, Powder Springs, GA; Brother, Joe Thackston, Lilburn, GA; Sister, Madge Brown, Piedmont, SC; 2 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild. The family request that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to St. Jude Children Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl. Memphis, TN 38105. The caring staff of Darby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sarah Ohton Groulx, age 92 of Canton, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013 at the Northside Hospital- Cherokee. A private Family Viewing was held Saturday May 11, 2013 at Darby Funeral Home. Interment at Bay Pines National Cemetery in Bay Pines , Florida will be held at a later date. Mrs. Groulx is survived by her sons; Roger Groulx, Canton, GA, Richard Groulx, Woodstock, GA, 6 Grandchildren also survive. She is preceded in death by her husband, Bruno J. Groulx. The caring staff of Darby Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Anna Hightower Edge, Born Nov. 13, 1928, passed away peacefully at home on May 9, 2013. Funeral Services are scheduled for 10:30AM Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from the Canton First United Methodist Church with Interment to follow in the Georgia National Cemetery. Dr. C.R. Hill, Reverend Floyd Tenney and Reverend Ed Towers will officiate. Visitation will be Monday, May 13, 2013 from 3:00 until 5:00 and 6:00 until 8:00. She was preceded in death by her parents Ralph Keaton Hightower and Lollye Phillips Hightower and sisters Martha Hightower Haddock and Dorothy Hightower Farmer. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Dr. Carl Carter Edge, Jr. and daughters Martha Edge Huffman ( Rocky), Cynthia Edge Zagger (Harry, Jr.) and son Dr.Carl Carter Edge, III (Lizzette). Grandchildren are Darah Joanna Huffman, Anna Huffman Park, Harry ( Manny) Zagger III, Leanna Marie Zagger, Carl Carter Edge IV, & Allen Taylor Edge. And one great granddaughter Josie Elizabeth Park. Anne was a wonderful and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed travel, time with her family and appreciated literature. Anne was born and raised in Damascus, GA. where she graduated from Damascus High School in 1946. Anne then attended the University of Georgia where she was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. Anne graduated with a BS degree in Education. She was an elementary school teacher in Atlanta and Cherokee county. After her teaching career, she worked with her husband in his dental practice. Anne was president of the PTA at Canton Elementary and Cherokee High School. She was a member of the Service League. Anne served on the board of the Sequoyah Regional Library for 25 years and has been a lifelong member of the Methodist church. The family appreciates the kind care by members of hospice and her loving and caring sitters during her illness. In lieu of flowers , donations may be made to the Canton First United Methodist Church. (390 Lower Scott Mill Rd. Canton, GA 30115), or to the R T. Jones Memorial Library (116 Brown Industrial Pkwy, Canton Ga 30114). The caring staff of Darby Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Edwin Smith Lummus of 7601 E. Cherokee Dr. Canton, GA made his transition May 10, 2013 at 7:25am. Edwin is survived by his wife, Alta; his son Tony, his wife Becky; his son Ted and his partner Todd. He is also survived by his sisters, Laurann Cantrell and Jerry Lynn Hogan and their spouses, Eddie Lovett and Mayes Hogan respectively. Services will be held Sunday May 12 at 3:00pm from the Macedonia Baptist Church with Rev. Vernie Worley and Gary Coffey officiating. Interment will follow in the Macedonia Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00-9:00pm and Saturday from 10:00am- 9:00pm at Darby Funeral Home. The caring staff of Darby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Laura Dill, 73 of Waleska, GA passed away Thursday May 9, 2013 at Heritage Hospice. Memorial services are scheduled for 4:00PM Monday May 13, from the Darby Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Dallas White officiating, Visitation will be from 3:00 until the funeral hour. Survivors include, Husband, Roger Dill, Waleska, GA; Sons & Daughters-in-laws, Rodney & Kaye Dill, Woodstock, GA; Dirk & Kelly Dill, Ball Ground, GA; Daughter & Son-in-law, Wendy Dill Savitz & Joe Savitz, Gainesville, GA; Brothers, Kenneth Stringer, South Carolina, Tim Gentry, South Carolina, Grandchildren, Amanda & Dallas White, Lauren Dill, Drew Dill, Zach Dill, Boone Cherrybone, Ben Cherrybone; Great Grandchild, Judah White. The family request that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to, City Church 2951 Moon Station Rd, Kennesaw, GA 30144. The caring staff of Darby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bobby Anderson, age 65 of Woodstock passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Kindred Hospital in Rome, GA. Graveside services are scheduled for Friday, May 10 at Hickory Flat Cemetery at 2PM with Rev. Charles Davis and Bishop Lance Johnson officiating. There will be no visitation. Mr. Anderson is survived by his Friends. The caring staff of Darby Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.