Gilmer County

Mary Elizabeth Bell Simmons Obituary

Mary Elizabeth Bell Simmons, 88, died May 17, 1948 in Gilmer County, GA. Born September 18, 1859 in Madison County, TN she moved with her family to Jonesboro, AR where she met and married the late Mr. L. M. Simmons who brought her to the Cartecay community where they lived until his death in 1923. Since then she has made her home in Ellijay. She was a member of Cartecay Methodist Church. Her parents were the late Jasper and Nancy Rosemond Bell of Arkansas. Survivors include her children, S. S. Simmons, Paul S. Simmons, Miss Florence Simmons, Mrs. Howard Perry, …

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Mary Foster Milton Obituary

Mary Foster Milton, 74, died March 1, 1950 in Gilmer County, East Ellijay, GA. A native of this county, she was born March 3, 1875, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. H. “Bud” Foster, and was reared in Ellijay. Mrs. Milton was a member of Watkins Memorial Methodist Church. Besides her husband, Robert L. Milton, she is survived by one daughter, Miss Marie Milton; three sons, Paul, Foster and Herbert Milton. Funeral services were held March 3, 1950 at the Watkins Memorial Methodist Church. Submitted by Suzanne Forte. Back to: Gilmer County, Georgia Obituaries

Mattie W. Jarrett Kelly Obituary

Mattie W. Jarrett Kelly, 82, died January 27, 1954 in Atlanta, GA. Mrs. Kelly is survived by her husband, C. B. Kelly. Funeral services were held January 29, 1954 at the Ellijay First Baptist Church. Burial was in the Jarrett Cemetery. Submitted by Suzanne Forte.   Back to: Gilmer County, Georgia Obituaries    

Maude Davis Pinson Obituary

Maude Davis Pinson, died December 29, 1929 after only a few hours illness causing a great shock and a feeling of sincere regret among a wide circle of friends through the county. Mrs. Pinson who apparently was enjoying her usual health was taken suddenly ill Sunday morning with what was first thought to be a stroke of paralysis. Doctors were immediately summoned and all that medical aid and loving hands could do was done to relieve her suffering. Mrs. Pinson before her marriage was Miss Maude Davis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Garrett Davis and was born and reared in …

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Minnie Lee Starks Ingle Obituary

Minnie Lee Starks Ingle, 78, of Gilmer County, Ellijay, GA, died June 1, 2000. Mrs. Ingle was born September 16, 1921, the daughter of Howard M. Starks and Cordelia Burgess. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Leon Ingle; daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Hal Port, Hilda and Neil Carnes and Kay Lorraine Knight; daughter-in-law, Anita Boring Ingle; nine grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and sister, Annie Mae McGahee. Funeral services were held June 4, 2000 at East Ellijay Baptist Church with Rev. Edmund Miller and Rev. Steve Fields officiating. Interment was in the East Ellijay Baptist Church Cemetery. Logan Funeral …

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Montgomery B. Smith Obituary

Montgomery B. Smith, 83, died May 25, 1952 in Gilmer County, East Ellijay, GA. Mr. Smith spent practically his entire life in East Ellijay. He owned and operated a farm on Turniptown but devoted most of his time up until the county voted in stocklaw, to buying and shipping cattle. He was a strong believer in the open range for cattle and made a hard fight for open range each time the question of fences or no fences was brought up for vote. When the county voted in stocklaw, Mr. Smith stated he was through with the cattle business and …

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N. C. Weeks Obituary

N. C. Weeks, 78, died November 21, 1950 in Gilmer County, East Ellijay, GA. A native of this county and a retired lumberman, Mr. Weeks spent the greater portion of his life in East Ellijay. He was a member of Watkins Memorial Methodist Church and a Mason. He is survived by his wife, the former Miss Lorena Foster; daughters, Mrs. Ethel Jacobs, Mrs. Maude Gantt and Miss Belle Weeks; son, Benton Weeks; brothers, Cliff and Ralph Weeks; sister, Mrs. Robert James. Funeral services were held November 23, 1950 at Watkins Memorial Methodist Church with Rev. C. B. Cochran and Rev. …

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Ollie Barclay Sellers Obituary

Ollie Barclay Sellers, 79, died September 23, 1951 in Gilmer County, Ellijay, GA. She was the former Miss Ollie Barclay and was a native of Kentucky. The family came to Georgia when she was just a child and settled in Murray County, GA. Later the family moved to Ellijay where she had resided for approximately sixty years. She was a member of Watkins Memorial Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by husband, Joseph Sellers. She is survived by son, Paul Sellers; daughter, Annie Sellers; sisters, Mrs. A. B. McCay and Mrs. Maude Jones; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren. Funeral …

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Robert L. Milton Obituary

Robert L. Milton, 79, died April 16, 1951. Born April 27, 1871, in Gilmer County, GA, Mr. Milton had been Deputy Sheriff, Deputy US Marshal, County Sheriff for 19 years, Chief of Police at McCaysville, GA for two years, and Ellijay Chief of Police for thirteen years before retirement in 1947 because of failing health. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Foster Milton and son, Glenn Milton. Survivors include one daughter, Miss Marie Milton; three sons, Paul, Foster and Herbert Milton; twelve grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral services were held April 18, 1951 at the …

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Roma Sumner Starks Obituary

Roma Sumner Starks, 91, of Gilmer County, Ellijay, GA, died April 20, 1999. Mrs. Starks was born July 16, 1907, in Gilmer County, GA, the daughter of Tom & Jane Craig Sumner. She was preceded in death by her husband, Morris Claude Starks. She is survived by daughters and son-in-laws, Imogene Starks, Ruby Nell and Roy Wright, Betty and Winston Frady, Jessie and David Pierce, and Wanda and Phillip Pankey; sons and daughters-in-laws, Grady “Bug” Starks, Jeff and Ruth Starks, Charles and Ruth Starks, and Billy and Barbara Starks; 16 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren and a brother, Willard Craig. Interment …

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