Obituaries

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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Mr. Curtis R. Bradley

Mr. Curtis R. Bradley, age 88, of Moreland, passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2016, at his home. Mr. Bradley was born May 17, 1927, in LaGrange, son of the late William and Lucy McCullough Bradley. A resident of Coweta County most of his life, he was employed by Brown Steel in Newnan for 48 years and was a member of ...

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Carrie Crews Bulloch

Carrie Crews Bulloch, age 89, of Manchester, died Monday, December 28, 2015 at her home. Funeral services were held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at Macedonia Baptist Church. Dr. Larry Stegall officiated, assisted by Rev. Charles Johnson. Interment followed in the church cemetery with Bill Slaughter, Bob Slaughter, Roland Dukes, Ray Lanier, Gary Jones and Paul Brown serving ...

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James C. Rutledge, Jr.

James C. Rutledge, Jr., age 56, of LaGrange passed away January 6, 2016 at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, Alabama. James was born April 29, 1959 in Meriden, Mississippi, the son of James Charles Rutledge, Sr. and Ann Tanner. James is survived by his children, Jennifer (Jason) Everett, Steven, TJ, William and James Michael Rutledge, his grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Connor, ...

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Robert Ernest Grant, Jr.

Robert Ernest Grant, Jr., age 73, of Manchester, GA passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, GA. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Robert was born February 17, 1942 in Manchester, GA, the son of the late Robert Ernest Grant, Sr. and Frances Cunningham Grant. After high school, he attended ...

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Lelia Mae Ligon

The Celebration of Life Service for Mrs. Lelia Mae Ligon of Whitesville was held on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Rose Chapel United Methodist Church in Whitesville. Pastor Julian Warner officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mrs. Ligon, a native of Harris County, was born October 8, 1950 and was the daughter of the late ...

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