Obits–December 5, 2018

Striffler Hamby

Martha Ruth Yarbrough

Martha Ruth Yarbrough, 79, of LaGrange, GA passed away November 30, 2018 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice. Mrs. Yarbrough was born June 12, 1939 in Sargent, GA to the late Curtis Franklin Holloway and Erma Ruth Cook Holloway. She retired from Playtex, Inc after many years of service and was a member of Wehadkee Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Yarbrough. Survivors include her children, Peggy Reese, Tommy Ledford, Phillip and Jenny Ledford, Kenneth Yarbrough, Tim Yarbrough, Tracy and Brian Young; grandchildren, Angela Peck, Matthew Resse, Brandy Brake, Christy Jones, Heather Lance, Stacy Griffen, Amanda Hamilton, Melissa Neville, Brian Ledford, Phillip Ledford Jr, Christopher Pike, Toryahna Pike, Taylor Pike; 23 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Runett Bagley; brothers, Rayford and Martha Holloway, Steve and Audrey Holloway and Gary and Pat Holloway; other relatives and friends. The Gathering of family and friends will be Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm at the funeral home. Funeral services was 2:00pm Monday, December 3, 2018 in the Chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary with Reverend Nick Pilgrim and Rev. Lamar Truitt officiating. Burial followed in Wehadkee Baptist Church Cemetery.

Robert Wayne Funderburk

Robert Wayne Funderburk, 75, of LaGrange, GA went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 30, 2018. Mr. Funderburk was born June 28, 1943 in Manchester, GA to the late Hubert Rupert Funderburk and Curtis Ruth Lanier Funderburk. He is survived by his loving wife June Mills Funderburk; sons, Bobby Funderburk and wife Cindy, Brian Funderburk, Tony Mills; daughters, Belinda Benson and husband Frank, Becky Funderburk and Valerie Benton; brothers, Ricky Funderburk and Johnny Funderburk; sister, Gloria Creel and husband Ralph; grandchildren, Michael Funderburk & wife Haley, Justin Funderburk, Haley Rickett, Trent Rickett, Taylor Benton, Betsy Mills, Jasmine Funderburk, Kyle Funderburk and Wyatt Benson. A Gathering of Family and Friends was held Monday, December 3, 2018 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am in the Chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary in LaGrange, GA. The Celebration of Life will begin at 11:00 am.

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Randall Thomas Spradlin

 Randall Thomas Spradlin, age 64, passed away on December 01, 2018. He was born on April 29, 1954 to the late Thomas Spradlin and Clara Mitchell Spradlin in LaGrange. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers, Curtis Spradlin, Benny Spradlin, Waymen Hubbard. Survivors include his daughter, Linda Spradlin; sisters, Beverly Turner, Freddy Stephenson, Betty Fogarty, Susan Folds; grandchildren, Hannah Shirey, Nathon Shirey; nieces, Candi Hatcher (Cleveland), Ashley Crozier (Johnathon), Teresa Johnson; nephews, Corey Spradlin, Terry Folds, Jr.; friend, John Turner; extended family and friends. Graveside service was held on Tuesday, December 04, 2018 at the Meadoway Gardens with Pastor Robert Longshore officiating.