Obituaries

Wednesday October 26th – OBITS (7)

Edwin H. Busbee Mr. Edwin H. Busbee, age 89, of Virginia Beach , VA, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. Son of the late Henry and Gladys Busbee, he was born February 27, 1927, in Atlanta and was raised in Hogansville. He honorably served his country for 22 years in the United States Navy, retiring ...

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Monday October 24th – OBITS (9)

Gerald Charles Edwards Mr. Gerald Charles Edwards, age 80, passed away on October 18, 2016 at the Hospice LaGrange. Mr. Edwards was born on November 13, 1935 in Chesterfield, PA to the late Harry Edwards and Lida West Edwards. Survivors include his wife, Bernice Schooley Edwards; sons, Harry Edwards, Bryan Edwards and his wife Tammy and Gary Edwards; daughter, Donna Joiner and ...

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Friday October 21st – OBITS (6)

Aldine Pierce Mrs. Dorothy Aldine Wheelus Pierce, age 86, of Sharpsburg, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016, at her home. Mrs. Pierce was born January 13, 1930, in Meriwether County, daughter of the late Charlie and Maggie Mae Morris Wheelus.  A former resident of Forest Park, she retired from Sears in Atlanta after 25 years of service and had lived ...

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Wednesday October 19th – OBITS (9)

Billy Janney Mr. Theo (Billy) Janney, age 85, of Hogansville and formerly of Stockbridge, passed away, Thursday, October 13, 2016, at his home. Mr. Janney was born February 28, 1931, in Rock Mills, Alabama, son of the late Claude and Eucal Benefield Janney.  An Army veteran of service in the 101st Airborne during the Korean War, he lived in the ...

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Monday October 17th – OBITS (6)

Viola Davis Johnson Viola Davis Johnson, age 76, of Manchester, died Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at Columbus Hospice. A memorial service was held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, October 5, 2016 at First Assembly of God Church, Manchester. Pastor Robbie Shirah officiated. Ms. Johnson was born August 3, 1940 in Woodbury the daughter of Minnie Reddin Davis and Floyd Monroe Davis. ...

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Friday October 14th – OBITS (7)

BECKY Mcghee Rebecca Ann (Becky) McGhee, age 68, of Hogansville, passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016, at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center. Ms. McGhee was born June 27, 1948, in Troup County and lived in Hogansville most of her life. She was among the first listed female welders in Georgia and was employed for many years by Fluor Daniel Corporation. ...

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Wednesday October 12th – OBITS (7)

Jean Johnson Mrs. Jean Turner Johnson, age 72, of Moreland, passed away, Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at her home. Born June 21, 1944 in Haralson, Mrs. Johnson was the daughter of the late Howard and Ruby Howard Turner. She was a lifelong resident of Coweta County and retired from the Coweta County School System after 28 years as secretary at ...

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Monday October 10th – OBITS (8)

Karen Tate McDonald Karen Tate McDonald, age 71, of Manchester died Thursday, September 22, 2016 at West Georgia Hospice, LaGrange. Funeral services were held at 3:00 pm, Monday, September 26, 2016 at Manchester First United Methodist Church. Rev. Dan Dixon officiated. Interment followed in Meriwether Memory Gardens. Mrs. McDonald was born October 14, 1944 in Manchester, the daughter of Carter Gibbs ...

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Friday October 7th – OBITS (5)

Robertson Lee Wadsworth Robertson Lee Wadsworth, age 88, of Manchester died Thursday, September 22, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital, Columbus. Funeral services were held at 4:00 pm, Sunday, September 25, 2016 at Manchester First United Methodist Church. Rev. Dan Dixon officiated. Interment followed in Meriwether Memory Gardens. Drew Kirk, Dru Goodwin, Jimmy Wadsworth, Miles Wadsworth, David Cooper and Dr. Will ...

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Wednesday October 5th – OBITS (8)

Velma Folds Mrs. Velma Brown Folds, age 80, of Hogansville, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2016, at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. Mrs. Folds was born February 23, 1936, in Ranburne, AL, daughter of the late William Russell Brown and Bulah Meeks Brown. She lived in Hogansville most of her life, was employed for a number of years at the Dixie Division ...

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