Obituaries

Wednesday November 30th – OBITS (5)

Willis T. Woodruff Mr. Willis T. Woodruff, age 90, of Hogansville, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016, at Florence Hand Home in LaGrange. Mr. Woodruff was born January 28, 1926, son of the late Sloan and Ninnah Baughan Woodruff. A lifelong resident of Meriwether County,  he served in the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War Two and then spent the ...

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Monday November 28th – OBITS (8)

Mark Phillips Mr. Mark Phillips, age 56, of Grantville, passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at his home. Mark was born on September 2, 1960, in Blount County, Alabama. He resided in Coweta County with the love of his life, Donna, and was an extremely dedicated deputy sheriff for the Heard County Sheriff’s Department. A member of the First United ...

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Friday November 25th – OBITS (5)

Ethel “Scottie” (Bruce) Lamb Ethel “Scottie” (Bruce) Lamb, age 88, of South Windsor, passed away at home on Sunday, November 13, 2016. Born in New Haven on January 2, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy Emma Kingsland and Stephen McDonald Bruce. Ethel married the man of her dreams Chester Earl Lamb (1929-2005) formally of Fulton Park, Georgia. They lived ...

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Wednesday November 23rd – OBITS (7)

Marthanne H. Parker Mrs. Marthanne Harter Parker, age 78, of Hogansville, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016, at her home. Mrs. Parker was born August 15, 1938, in New York City, daughter of the late Wickham Case Harter and Claire Gibbs Harter. A former resident of Miami Beach and Bartow, Florida, she retired from the Polk County (FL) Department of ...

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Monday November 21st – OBITS (7)

Frances H. Thornton Mrs. Frances Hardaway Thornton, age 98, of Hogansville, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at Florence Hand Home in LaGrange. Mrs. Thornton was born January 21, 1918, in the Primrose community of Meriwether County, daughter of the late Lee Gordon Hardaway and Carrie Lou Jenkins Hardaway. She was a resident of Hogansville most of her life and ...

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Friday November 18th – OBITS (6)

Naomi L. Abernathy Naomi L. Abernathy, age 89, of Midland, Ga., passed away Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Orchard View in Columbus. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 18, 2016 at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Ellerslie, with Dr. Tommy Henschel officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 ...

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Wednesday November 16th – OBITS (7)

Ray Summers Mr. George Raymond (Ray) Summers, age 63, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Mr. Summers was born November 10, 1952, in Athens, son of the late George Sidney Summers and Edna Glaze Summers. He lived in Heard County most of his life and retired from AT&T after more than 29 ...

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Monday November 14th – OBITS (6)

Michael Anthony Vick Michael Anthony Vick, age 33, of Jackson, MS, died Tuesday, November 1, 2016 in Jackson. Funeral services were held at 10:00 am, Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the chapel of Cox Funeral Home, Hamilton, GA. Rev. Tommy Henschel officiated. Michael was born November 15, 1982 in Thomasville, GA, the son of Debbie Dahlberg Nadeau and Randall L. ...

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Friday November 11th – OBITS (6)

Wilbur R. Kelley Mr. Wilbur Reed Kelley, age 85,  of Grantville, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016, at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Mr. Kelley was born October 30, 1931, in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, son of the late Conrad and Cora B. Kelley. A Navy veteran of the Korean War, he lived in Clayton County before making his home in Grantville ...

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Wednesday November 9th – OBITS (8)

Betty Gunnin Mrs. Betty Lowe Gunnin, age 85, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2016, at her home. Mrs. Gunnin was born January 20, 1931, in Cherokee County, daughter of the late Sylvester and Maryann Thompson Lowe. A resident of Meriwether County for 44 years, she retired from Eckerd Distribution Center in Newnan after more than 20 years of ...

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