Obituaries

Monday December 26th – OBITS (6)

David Hubbard Mr. David Hubbard, age 73, passed away Monday, December 19, 2016, at his home in the Rocky Mount Community of Meriwether County. Mr. Hubbard was born February 20, 1943, in Hogansville, son of the late Raymond and Mamie Smith Hubbard. A resident of Meriwether County since 1972, he had owned and operated David’s Garage for many years in ...

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Friday December 23rd – OBITS (7)

Dorothy H. Massey Mrs. Dorothy Hudgins Massey, of Gay, passed away in her home on December 20, 2016, just 22 days before her 94th birthday.  Dorothy was one of four children of the late Hubert O. Hudgins, Sr. and Terressa Hudgins Moore.  She was preceded in death by her three siblings, Velva Shirley Carr, Terressa Shattles, and Hubert O. Hudgins, ...

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Wednesday December 19th – OBITS (5)

Johnny Leverett Mr. John Thornton (Johnny) Leverett, age 59, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, December 17, 2016, at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Leverett was born January 31, 1957, in Athens, and lived in Troup County most of his life. A 1975 graduate of Hogansville High School, he earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia and was ...

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Monday December 19th – OBITS (6)

Arnold J. Hunt Mr. Arnold J. Hunt, age 77, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton. Mr. Hunt was born October 18, 1939, in Meriwether County, son of the late Jeff Ambus Hunt and Lela Dorrough Hunt. A lifelong resident of the west Georgia area, he lived in Heard County since 1980 and ...

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Friday December 16th – OBITS (8)

Katrina Patton Henry Mrs. Katrina Patton Henry, age 58, of Hogansville, affectionately known as “Mrs. Kat,” passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Katrina was born April 16, 1958, in Birmingham, Alabama, and lived in the Chattahoochee Valley area for 48 years. A member of Harmony United Methodist Church, she worked as a dental hygienist ...

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Wednesday December 14th – OBITS (9)

Robbie Strickland Mrs. Robbie Combs Strickland, age 70, of Luthersville, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016, at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. Mrs. Strickland was born August 13, 1946, in Newnan, daughter of the late Robert Hollis Combs and Evelyn Barber Combs. A resident of Meriwether County for many years, she was a graduate of Florida State University and had been employed ...

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Monday December 12th – OBITS (5)

Helen Tucker Evans Helen Tucker Evans, age 90, of Manchester and a recent resident of Roosevelt Place in Warm Springs, died Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the Warm Springs Nursing Home. Funeral services were held at 3:00 pm, Friday, December 2, 2016 at the chapel of Cox Funeral Home, Manchester. Rev. Dan Dixon officiated. Entombment followed in the Meriwether Memory ...

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Friday December 9th – OBITS (6)

James D. Norris Mr. James Davis Norris, age 99, of Atkinson, NE and formerly of Hogansville, died peacefully Thursday, November 24, 2016, at Good Samaritan Society-Atkinson. He had resided there since early February, 2014, following a bout of severe pneumonia.       James was the second son of the late William Wesley and Rose Bell Norris and was born June 4, 1917 ...

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Wednesday December 7th – OBITS (9)

Edith Ann Smith Edith Ann Smith, age 76, of Roanoke, Alabama and formerly of LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at Roanoke Rehabilitation Healthcare Center. Miss Smith was born July 16, 1940, in Troup County, daughter of the late Tommy and Nobie Tucker Pressley. A resident of LaGrange most of her life, she was a loving aunt to her ...

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Monday December 5th – OBITS (7)

Evelyn Elizabeth Mayes Evelyn Elizabeth Mayes, age 74, of Cataula, GA died Monday, November 21, 2016 at her home. Funeral services for Mrs. Mayes were held at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at the chapel of Cox Funeral Home, Hamilton. Burial followed in the Waverly Hall Cemetery. Mrs. Mayes was born May 16, 1942 in Columbus, GA the ...

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