Louise Brooks Canup

Born: Thu., May 10, 1923
Died: Mon., Jun. 18, 2012

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Mary Louise Brooks Canup, age 89, of Union Point, GA, died Monday, June 18, 2012 at St. Mary''s Hospital. Mrs. Canup was born in Lexington, GA in Oglethorpe, County to the late Waver Brooks and Lucy Mae Sanders Brooks. For more than forty years she was a knitter at Chipman Union in Union Point. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Union Point, GA.

She is survived by her daughters, Joann Mixon and husband Dwight of Crawford, GA, Lillie C. Piland of Woodville, GA, Ada C. Smithmier of Cartersville, GA; a son, J. W. Canup and wife Kathleen of Lexington, GA; a brother, Louie Brooks of the Bairdstown Community; grandchildren, Andria Boivin (Robert), Paul Mixon (Tina), Robert Mixon (Deborah), Katie Glowka, Douglas Canup (Paula), Nancy Hopkins (Mark), Steve Blakely (Laurie), Sarah Ann Smith, Jimmy Smith, Janet Evans, Alisha Kjorlaug (Jimmy), Evie Piland Hill, Rachel Piland Williams, Jenifer Piland Wilson (Scott); great grandchildren, Taylor Boivin, Blake Boivin (Jessica), Ashley Boivin (Joshua Channell), Josh Mixon, Jake Mixon, Jonathan Fletcher, Adrian Fletcher, Shawn Canup, Lindsay Hopkins, Blakely Hopkins, Seth Blakely, Zach Blakely, MacKenzie Blakely, Marshall Kjorlaug, Andrew Kjorlaug, Jamie Kjorlaug, Jeremy Hill (Lindsay), Jake Hill, Ashley Jeffords (Tommy), Alan Williams, Kimberly Williams, Dylan Wilson, Kaci Wilson; 12 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband, James Coy Canup, who preceded her in death in December of 1989, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Beulah C. Smith; great grandson, Justin Etheridge; and her siblings, William E. "Bubba" Brooks, Ollie Brooks, Dewey Russell Brooks, Helen Brooks Smith, Gladys Brooks Stratton and Lucille Brooks Parker.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church, 3963 Union Point Highway, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Bobby Tomlin officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Rhodes Street,Union Point, GA. Serving as pallbearers are Ed Ogletree, John Osborne, Mark Brooks, Josh Mixon, Blake Boivin and Carson Webb. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night at Callaway Funeral Home. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Rose Marie (Reid) Murphy
   Posted Mon June 18, 2012
Joann I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. Please know I am praying for you and I really wish I could be there for you. There are so many memories of your mama and your Dad from my childhood and I have always loved you like my sister.I added my email address please contact me when you can I would really love to talk to you. Love you, Rose Marie

Andria Reese Boivin
   Posted Tue June 19, 2012
I LOVE YOU GRANNY. I SURE DO MISS YOU.

Neil, Susanne Griffin & family
   Posted Tue June 19, 2012
Miss Joanne, Andi and family , We are so sorry to hear about Miss Louise, "Granny" what a precious, sweet little lady with a heart of gold.Praying for you all as you face each day that God's presence will be your strength and solace.

Deborah Morris Hall
   Posted Tue June 19, 2012
Joann, I am so sorry for the loss of Miss Louise! So many fond memories of her when we were growing up in Union Point. Sending love and prayers for you today!

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Tue June 19, 2012
I am so sorry to hear about Miss Louise. She was always such a nice person and she will be greatly missed. May God be with each of you through this time.

Donna Vandiver
   Posted Tue June 19, 2012
I am so sorry to hear about Miss Louise. She was always such a sweet, sweet lady. I know she is in Heaven now with the other Bethel members that have gone on before.

Meg Marshall
   Posted Tue June 19, 2012
Joann, I am sure sorry to hear about your mom's passing. I know how much you loved her and took care of her. Please know that you are in my prayers.

Joy Stagdon- Brake
   Posted Wed June 20, 2012
I wish I could be there for you guys but since I am not my prayers go out to you all

Teressa Gentry
   Posted Wed June 20, 2012
Joanne, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. She has a wonderful family which tells what a great person she was. I remember her as a very hard working lady. May God watch over you all in her absence now. Tee

Pam Vaughn
   Posted Wed June 20, 2012
Joann, Andi, and Family, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Ms. Louise. She was a dear sweet person and I remember how much my brother loved her. He always spoke highly of her. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. May God put his loving arms around you and help you through this time of sorrow. I love yall. Sincerely, Pamela Allen Vaughn

Taylor Boivin
   Posted Sat June 23, 2012
I am sorry she passed but it was gods way of saying it was time for her to come home but she is up there now looking down at us and she is making sure we do what we need to do to be safe. she will make sure nothing happens to us. she is out of pain now she feels brand new again. she can walk and work in that garden of hers again and even though she is missed by many people we know she alright now and we dont need to stress out worrying about her. she is fine now. god is taking care of her. Taylor

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Sun June 24, 2012
We are so sorry for your loss.

Julie Brook Hatcher
   Posted Thu June 28, 2012
Joanne & Lilly, so sorry for your loss, but we know she is present with the Lord! God Bless You and your family. Julie

Sibley Bryan
   Posted Fri July 13, 2012
So sorry we missed knowing of Mrs. Canup's passing as we have been out of town. You have our deepest sympathy. So many memorys of all her family from work and school. Sib