Obituaries

Carrie Lee Buggs

Mrs. Carrie Lee Buggs was born August 23, 1931 in Harris County, Georgia to the late, Robert Johnson and Annie Pearl Cannon. She confessed Christ at an early age at the Jehovah Baptist Church, Whitesville, Georgia; where she served very faithfully until her health declined. She was the mother of the Jehovah Baptist Church and was affectionately known as Mother ...

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Marvin Taylor Smith

Marvin Taylor Smith, age 87, of Cumming, passed away on January 12, 2016. Mr. Smith was an US Army Veteran. He was also an avid baseball fan and loved watching the games. Marvin was preceded in death by his parents Adar Estelle and Horace Smith. Marvin is survived by he son, Sammy Smith; several nieces and nephews and friends. Visitation ...

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Babe H. Bowen

Babe H. Bowen, age 82, of LaGrange, passed away on January 12, 2016. Babe was a veteran of the United States Air Force and retired after 21 years. He served in Korea and Vietnam. Mr. Bowen was of the Baptist Faith. He was preceded in death by his parents Margaret Dale Bowen and Reese Bowen; brothers, Butch Bowen, Raymond Bowen ...

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Mr. Dewey L. Garrett, Sr.

Mr. Dewey L. Garrett, Sr., age 79, of LaGrange, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2016, at Hospice LaGrange. Mr. Garrett was born January 25, 1936, in LaGrange, son of the late Sidney and Nellie Smith Garrett. A lifelong resident of Troup County, he was a retired masonry contractor and was a member of Living Waters Baptist Church. He loved being ...

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Phillip Edward Woronick, Sr.

Phillip Edward Woronick, Sr., age 64, of LaGrange, formerly of Venice, FL, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2016 at the Atlanta V.A. Medical Center. Mr. Woronick was born March 11, 1951 in Meriden, CT, son of Valerie Anne Dombrowski Woronick and the late Edward Francis Woronick. He was a member of the Englewood Bible Church, Englewood, FL and was formerly ...

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Eddie B. Marchman

The Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Eddie B. Marchman, of Boulevard, was held on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 2:00PM at the Bethlehem Baptist Church, East 10th Street, West Point. Rev. Lonnie Walls officiated. Burial was in the Southview Cemetery. Eddie B., affectionately known as ‘Fast Eddie’, was a native of LaGrange and was born May 26, 1946. He ...

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Lewis Edward “Ed” Swanson

Mr.Lewis Edward“Ed”Swanson, age 89, of LaGrange passed away Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Twin Fountain Nursing Home. Mr. Swanson was born February 25, 1926 in LaGrange, son of the late Rev. Leon Swanson and Emerline Wright Swanson. He was a member of Rosemont Baptist Church and was retired from Milliken and Company, Elm City Plant. Mr. Swanson was a U.S. ...

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Essie L. Maddox

Essie Leona Maddox, daughter of Alto Lee and Azria Drake, was born May 21, 1938 in Union Springs, AL. She was educated in the Bullock County School System. She was a master cosmetologist and owner/ operator of Lewis Beauty Salon upon her retirement. Essie was a faithful member of Riverview Baptist Church. She served in numerous capacities to include Sunday ...

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Blanche Gallops Mitchell Woolard

Blanche Gallops Mitchell Woolard, age 81, of Geneva, died Saturday, January 2, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital. Funeral services were held at 3:00 pm, Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at Geneva Baptist Church. Rev. Kenneth Jeffries officiated. Interment followed in Oak Hill Cemetery, Talbotton. Jerry Fuller, Terry Fuller, Jeff Fuller, Jim Henry Parker and Vincent Weed served as pallbearers. Ms. Woolard ...

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Evelyn Smith Davis

Evelyn Smith Davis, age 87, of Pine Mountain, died Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Gentiva Hospice, Columbus. Funeral services were held at 2:00 pm on Monday, January 4, 2016 at the First Baptist Church of Pine Mountain. Interment followed in Pine Mountain Cemetery. Mrs. Davis’ grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The last survivor of 10 children, Mrs. Davis was born ...

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