Lynda Diane Nichols, age 70, of Newnan, passed away at her home. Ms. Nichols was born April 23, 1945, in Troup County, daughter of the late John Nichols and the late Pauline Boyd Nichols Kee. A resident of Coweta County most of her life, she was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was a very skilled seamstress, enjoyed quilting, and had a special talent of designing and altering clothing. Survivors include her son, Jeffery Scott Beckom and his wife, Joan of Carrollton; daughters, Sandra Beckom Lee and her husband, Jerry of Jasper and Kristen Elizabeth Beckom of Marietta; sisters, Faye Wrenn of Memphis, TN, Katie Moon of Roanoke, AL, and Earnestine Scott of Haines City, FL; brother, Roy Nichols of Newnan; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The family will host a memorial service at 6:00 p.m., Friday, November 20, at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Newnan, with Pastor Jimmy Evans officiating. Interment will be in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville. Condolences may be expressed at www.mckibben funeralhome.com Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. James I. (Jim) Andrews

Mr. James I. (Jim) Andrews, age 95, of the Georgia War Veterans Home in Milledgeville and formerly of LaGrange, passed away Monday, November 16, 2015, at Oconee Regional Medical Center in Milledgeville. Mr. Andrews was born February 11, 1920, in Monroe, son of the late William and Emma Cornwell Andrews. An Army veteran of World War II, he lived in La-Grange most of his life and retired from the Elm City Division of Milliken and Company. He was a member of Eastside Baptist Temple and the Elm City Masonic Lodge. After retirement, he worked in landscape maintenance and small engine repair. He enjoyed gardening, singing and gospel music. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva Jones Andrews and is survived by his daughter, L. Faye Andrews Short and son in-law, the Rev. Dennis Short of Maxeys; granddaughter, Karen Denise Weimer and grandsonin- law, Wayne Weimer of Watkinsville; great-granddaughters, Emily Kate Weimer and Abigail Rose Weimer; nephew J.W. Andrews and his wife Sarah and great nephew Jeff Andrews of LaGrange; along with other nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m., Friday, November 20, in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Reverend Dwain Swanson and the Reverend James Moon will officiate and interment will be in Shadowlawn Cemetery in LaGrange, with military honors. The family received friends at the funeral home from 6 until 8 Thursday night. Condolences may be expressed at www.mckibbenfuneralhome.com Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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