Obituaries

Wednesday June 8th – OBITS (5)

James Owen Pitts, Sr Mr. James Owen Pitts, Sr., age 85, a resident of Lanett passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at EAMC- Opelika. Funeral services were at Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST. Pastor Darren White officiating. Burial followed at Resthaven Cemetery with military honors. Visitation was Saturday from 12:30 – 2:00 PM ...

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Monday June 6th – OBITS (7)

Kay Gooden Smith Kay Gooden Smith, age 78, of Woodland, GA died Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice in Columbus, GA. Funeral services was held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the chapel of Cox Funeral Home, Manchester. Rev. John Meadows officiated. The family received friends from 10:00 am until funeral hour at the funeral home. ...

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Friday June 3rd – OBITS (7)

Randolph Gene Bufford Randolph “Gene” Bufford, age 92, of Pine Mountain Valley, Ga., passed away Thursday, May 26, 2016 at his home. Funeral services was held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home in Hamilton. Tommy Thomas officiated, assisted by Pastor Rick Lipp. Serving as pallbearers were grandsons; Rusty Bufford, Jason Bufford, Joshua ...

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Wednesday June 1st – OBITS (10)

Clinton H. Garner Mr. Clinton H. Garner, age 100, of LaGrange, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016, at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. Mr. Garner was born May 10, 1916, in LaGrange, son of the late Ben Baker Garner and Hassie Bassett Garner. A lifelong resident of LaGrange, he served in the U. S. Navy during World War Two and retired as ...

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Monday May 30th – OBITS (4)

William S. “Bill” Cogar William Sanford “Bill” Cogar, age 86, of Waverly Hall, Ga., passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services was held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Waverly Hall United Methodist Church. Rev. Donald Wolfgang officiated. Interment with full military honors followed in the Hamilton Cemetery in Hamilton, Ga. Mr. Bill was ...

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Friday May 27th – OBITS (2)

Reuben Harold Poole Mr. Reuben Harold Poole was born to the late Bonner Poole and Jettie Thomas Poole on May 18, 1948 in Franklin, Georgia. He attended Heard County Schools and was employed by Heard County Commissioner. Reuben was a member of Mt. Carrie Baptist Church. On Friday, May 20, 2016, Reuben passed away at Hospice LaGrange, LaGrange, Georgia. In ...

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Wednesday May 25th – OBITS (6)

J. Randy Jackson April 12, 1957-May 20, 2016   J. Randy Jackson 59, of Opelika, Alabama passed away on the afternoon of May 20, 2016 at the Seattle, Washington Airport.   Mr. Jackson is survived by his wife of 35 years, Deborah McHan Jackson, son, James Randall Jackson, Jr. (Kayla),  granddaughter, Scarlett Anne of Richmond, Kentucky, daughter Jennifer Caley Jackson ...

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Monday May 23rd – OBITS (5)

James R. Morris Mr. James Richard Morris, age 91, of LaGrange, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at Hospice LaGrange. Mr. Morris was born November 24, 1924, in Albertville, AL, son of the late Dock and Catherine Handley Morris. A veteran of service in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War Two, he had lived in Troup County most ...

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Friday May 20th – OBITS (3)

Doug Hamby Mr. Doug Hamby, age 74, of Luthersville, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at his home. Mr. Hamby was born March 2, 1942, in LaGrange, son of the late Joe and Emma Burgess Hamby. A resident of Meriwether County for 42 years, he retired as an orthotics from Roosevelt Institute for Rehabilitation in Warm Springs and later retired ...

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Wednesday May 18th – OBITS (4)

Margarete L. “Marge” Schultz Margarete L. “Marge” Schultz passed away at West Georgia Hospice in LaGrange on May 15, 2016, after battling a series of strokes. She was 84 years old. Her love for and from her family and her firm belief in God supported her during her struggle and ultimately allowed her body to be at rest and her ...

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