Obituaries

Mr. Walter L. Pierce

Mr. Walter Lee Pierce, age 80, of LaGrange and formerly of Newnan, passed away Friday, December 25, 2015, at his home. Mr. Pierce was born January 8, 1935, in Hogansville, son of the late Frank Pierce and Mary Woodruff Pierce. He lived in Newnan for more than 50 years, was a member of the First Pentecostal Holiness Church of Newnan, ...

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Elizabeth (Libba) Traylor

Leaving her native Hartwell, Georgia at 16, Libba traveled to LaGrange College as a freshman setting the stage for a lifetime spent in LaGrange. Her connection with the college began as a student and continued over the years as the parent of three graduates, the wife of a Trustee and recognition as an Outstanding Alumni. She especially enjoyed a stint ...

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Mr. Harvey L. Hammett, Sr.

Mr. Harvey Lee Hammett, Sr., age 72, of Hogansville, passed away, Saturday, December 26, 2015, at Hospice LaGrange. Mr. Hammett was born August 31, 1943, in Heard County, son of the late Jim Brockman Hammett and Ethel Thomaston Hammett Wagner. A resident of Hogansville most of his life, he was a member of Welcome All Baptist Church and was a ...

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Joseph Eugene Page, Sr.,

Mr. Joseph Eugene “Gene” Page, Sr., age 82, of LaGrange, passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at Hospice La-Grange. Mr. Page was born September 29, 1933 in Vidalia, GA, son of the late Benjamin Randolph Page and Thelma Lugenia Hall Page. He was a member of First Baptist Church on the Square where he was a member of the Kizer ...

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Curtis Robert Johnson

Mr. Curtis Robert Johnson “Ba Ba” was born November 30, 1933 in LaGrange, Georgia to the late, Johnnie and Stella Johnson. Curtis Johnson was a very out-going person. He loved his dogs and playing golf. He also loved pool, horse shoes, and Channel 2 News. He never met any strangers. If he did not know you, he would ask, ‘Do ...

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James High, Jr.

James High, Jr., age 81, of Columbus, GA died Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Orchard View Nursing Home, Columbus, GA. Graveside services for Mr. High was held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery, Ft. Mitchell, AL. Mr. High was born May 17, 1934 in Atlanta, GA the son of James and Leila Gist ...

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Mckenzie Iyuana Penn

On the morning of Wednesday, September 30, 2015, precious baby girl Mckenzie Iyuana Penn was born to Montrez Penn and Chermaine Magby. Mckenzie was called home to be with the angels on Thursday, December 17, 2015. Leaving to cherish the blessings of her short life: A loving Father and Mother: Montrez Penn and Chermaine Magby. Sister: Markalyn Penn. Grandparents: William ...

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Mr. John Joseph Lamey

Mr. John Joseph Lamey, age 45, of Greenville, passed away Saturday, December 19, 2015, at his home. Mr. Lamey was born January 5, 1970, in Cattaraugus County, New York, and lived in Newnan before making his home in Meriwether County in 1999. He was a building contractor and owned JD Custom Contracting, and enjoyed hunting and deepsea fishing. Survivors include ...

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Derrick U. ‘Ink’ Henderson

Mr. Derrick U. ‘Ink’ Henderson, of West Point, GA expired Saturday, December 12, 2015 at West GA Medical Center, LaGrange, GA. Mr. Derrick Undray “Ink” Henderson, the son of Margaret “DeeDee” Thompson and the late Oneal Martin, Jr., was born April 16, 1974 in Troup County, GA. He departed this life on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at West GA Medical ...

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MSG (Ret.) Joseph ‘Joe’ Watson

MSG (Ret.) Joseph Watson “Joe,” age 83, of Columbus, GA diedDecember15,2015. Funeral services were held at 12:00 PM on Monday, December 21, 2015 at M.L. Harris United Methodist Church, 4601 Cusseta Road, Columbus, GA 31903. Interment followed at Evergreen Memorial Park with Full Military Honors. Mr. Watson was born February 9, 1932 in Philadelphia, PA, the son of the late ...

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