Obituary of Carolyn Crooke
Carolyn Bernice Newport Crooke age 53 of of Dalton, GA., formerly of Ellijay, GA., passed from this life December 27th, 2010 from the Hamilton Medical Center. Member of Tails Creek Baptist Church, born February 8th, 1957 to her mother Margie Faye Morris Newport and late father Cletis J. B. Newport in Muncie, IN. She was employed with Underwood Greenhouse. Mrs. Crooke is preceded in death by husband Ricky Crooke, and sister Jacklyn Payne. In lieu of flowers family requests donations be made to the Carolyn Newport Crooke Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 485, Ellijay, GA., in memory of Carolyn Newport Crooke. Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, December 31st, 2010 from the Tails Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Eddie Kerr, Rev. Billy Dotson and Rev. Sammy Adams officiating, Vicki Kerr and Carrie Southern will be performing music and song. Interment service will follow in the Tails Creek Baptist Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Tony Maddox, Nathan Maddox, Matthew Schmidt, Eddie Burgess, Randy Stone, David Smith, and Jeff Revere. Survivors include daughters and son-in-law Valerie Michelle & David Smith of Oneida, TN, Amanda Gail Miller of Dalton, GA., son Richard Crooke of Ellijay, GA., four grandchildren Jordan Smith, Latisha Smith Caitlyn Loggins, Caleb Eugene Stone, mother, Margie Faye Newport of Chatsworth, GA., sisters Shelby Martin of Chatsworth, GA., Brenda Crooke of Ellijay, GA., brothers Michael Newport, Roger Newport and Johnny Newport all of Chatsworth, GA., special friend Paul Claxton of Dalton, GA. Family will receive friends beginning at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at Logan Funeral Home and Chapel.
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