John James Ross

November 12, 1937 – March 21, 2018

John James Ross, 80, of Acworth, died Wednesday, March 21, 2018. A native of Brooklyn, NY, Mr. Ross lived in New Jersey before relocating to Georgia.  Mr. Ross served his country in the US Army from 1961, until 1963.  He retired as a zoning and code enforcement officer with Manchester Township, NJ and was of the Roman Catholic faith.  Surviving are his wife of 55 ½ years, Carol J. Ross;  children, Suzanne (Michael) Rainwater and John James (Antoinette) Ross, Jr; grandchildren, Cole, Gabriella, Dean, John David, and Gina.


Judith Catherine Heider

October 25, 1941 – April 4, 2018

Mrs. Judith Catherine Heider, age 76, of Dallas, GA., went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Judith was born on October 25, 1941 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, a daughter to the late Nicholas Hill and Catherine Ulmann Hill. Mrs. Heider spent most of her younger years in Lebanon with her family. In 1964 Judith met and married the love of her life John Heider and the two built a beautiful life together. Eventually the two had their two children and made their way down to Georgia. When Judith wasn’t raising her two boys, she enjoyed playing radio games; she won countless prizes and trips while playing these games. She also enjoyed working in her flower garden and spending time with her family. Judith was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend; she will certainly be missed by all who knew and loved her. Along with her parents, Judith is preceded in death by one sister, Betty Ann Rean. She is survived by her husband of fifty-four years, John Heider; two sons, Chris Heider, wife Karen, of East Kingston, NH, and Kevin Heider, wife Bree, of Dallas, GA; two brothers, Nicholas Hill and Bruce Hill; two grandchildren Adelyn Heider and Ava Heider, and one step-grandson Andrew Hord; several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends also survive.