Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Sunday, December 14, 2014
James "Jimmy" Robert Vassak, Jr., of Monroe, passed away December 13, 2014, at the age of 53. Jimmy was a kindhearted person, who was always willing to help others, yet expected nothing in return. He enjoyed watching westerns, playing pool and tinkering in his garage. Jimmy loved life, adored his family and cherished the time he spent with his granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Robert and Helen Ann (Kalba) Vassak.
Survivors include his wife, Gay Vassak; daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and Joe Bledsoe of Statham; son and daughter-in-law, Blake and Tara Smith of Monroe; granddaughters, Alexis and Eliana Smith; sisters, Theresa Ann Washington of Flomot, TX, Jodi Folchetti of Cumming; brothers, Michael Vassak of Dacula, Kevin Vassak, Raymond Vassak, both of Dahlonega; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Jimmy will be held Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 2:00 PM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Pastor Chris Conner officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, December 16, from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1684 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Friday, December 12, 2014
Nellie Jo Nash of Covington, GA, passed away December 11, 2014, at the age of 71. Mrs. Nash loved her family and was a good wife, mother, grandmother and friend. In her spare time, she loved listening to music, especially Elvis, going on cruises, camping, crafts, cooking and spending time with her family during the holidays and Christmas. Mrs. Nash loved to laugh and have a good time. She was preceded in death by her father, Wesley Mayo.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, the love of her life, Jude; daughter, Gidget Gue of Covington; son, Todd Nash of Mooresburg, TN; grandchildren, Jessica Peale of Oxford, GA and Jennifer Gue of Columbus, GA; great-granddaughter, Claire Peale and her mother, Violet Mayo of Huntington, WV; sister and brother-in-law Joan and Charles Stephens of Proctorville, OH, Millie Wigginton of Tampa, FL, Billie Austin of Portsmouth, VA; Aunt Katheryn Earls of Huntington, WV; as well as several nieces and nephews; and her very special friend, Sara Bridewell.
A Graveside Service will be held Monday, December 15, 2014, 1:00 PM, at White Chapel Memorial Garden, in Barboursville, West Virginia. The family will receive friends at Wallace Funeral Home, in Barboursville, Monday, from 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.