Obituaries

Monday August 1st – OBITS (4)

Nancy Ruth Tyson Sledge Mrs. Nancy Ruth Tyson Sledge passed away on July 28, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Sledge was born on November 3, 1934 in Five Points, Alabama to the late Dewey Trent Tyson and Sara Lorene Williams Tyson. She was preceded in death by her father on December 6, 1955, her sister, Helen Tyson Reed Cannon on December ...

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Friday July 29th – OBITS (7)

Janett Gladney Lowe Mrs. Janett Gladney Lowe, age 85,  of Forest Park,  passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Pine Pointe Hospice in Macon. Mrs. Lowe was born January 3, 1931, in Heard County, daughter of the late Henry Herman Gladney and Kate Shirey Gladney. A graduate of Hogansville High School, she lived in the Atlanta area most of her ...

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Wednesday July 27th – OBITS (7)

Louise Dye Philpot Ware Louise Dye Philpot Ware, age 97, a resident of Eastville, VA, passed away on June 9, 2016. A native of LaGrange, GA, Louise was the daughter of the late Henry Edwin Dye and the late Ruth Garrett Dye. Her first husband was the late David Allen Philpot, Jr. Her second husband was the late Georgia State ...

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Monday July 25th – OBITS (8)

Kevin Thompson Mr. Larry Kevin Thompson, age 49, of LaGrange, passed away, Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at his home. Mr. Thompson was born, April 21, 1967, in DeKalb County, son of the late Larry Charles Thompson and Carol Annette Thompson. A resident of Troup County most of his life, he had been employed as a truck driver for Couch USA ...

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Friday July 22nd – OBITS (7)

Ima Jean Woods Mrs. Ima Jean Woods, age 75, of Hogansville and formerly of Blountstown, FL and Southport, FL, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange. Mrs. Woods was born February 3, 1941, in Dale County, Alabama, daughter of the late James and Estelle Hartzog Cureton. Before making her home in Hogansville four ...

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Wednesday July 20th – OBITS (7)

Sherry T. Tatum Sherry Teresa Tatum, age 52, of LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at her home. Sherry was born December 12, 1963, in Tampa, Florida, daughter of the late Gaston and Martha Enfinger Tatum. A former resident of Pine Mountain, she had lived in LaGrange for nineteen years and was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Billy ...

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Monday July 18th – OBITS (8)

Ralph Howard Casteel Ralph Howard “Bo” Casteel, age 61, of Douglasville, GA, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016 at WellStar Douglas Hospital in Douglasville. Funeral services were held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home in Manchester. Dr. Craig Williamson officiated. Interment followed in Meriwether Memory Gardens. Cliff Casteel, Scott Casteel, Kevin ...

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Friday July 15th – OBITS (6)

Ann Claire Cook Dermer Ann Claire Cook Dermer, age 69, of Manchester, GA died Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Columbus Hospice, Columbus, GA. Funeral services for Mrs. Dermer was held at 11:00 am on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home, Manchester. Burial followed in the Meriwether Memory Gardens. Mrs. Dermer was born January 8, 1947 ...

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Wednesday July 13th – OBITS (6)

Lewis Portwood Mr. Lewis F. Portwood, age 87, of LaGrange, passed away, Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center. Born November 11, 1928 in Greenville, Mr. Portwood was the son of the late Lewis Portwood, Sr. and Mary McCray Portwood. He was a member of New Life Church and worked for many years in the men’s department ...

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Monday July 11th – OBITS (6)

Ann Claire Cook Dermer Ann Claire Cook Dermer, age 69, of Manchester, GA died Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Columbus Hospice, Columbus, GA. Funeral services for Mrs. Dermer was held at 11:00 am Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home, Manchester. Bburial followed in the Meriwether Memory Gardens. The family received friends from 10:00 am until ...

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