Obituaries

Mrs. Christine H. Upchurch

Mrs. Christine Harper Upchurch, age 83, of LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at her home. Mrs. Upchurch was born April 3, 1932, in LaGrange, daughter of the late Willis Terrell Harper and Eunice Garrett Harper. A resident of East Point for many years, she retired as an accountant from the National Park Service after 30 years of service ...

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Mrs. Justine L. Martin

Mrs. Justine L. Martin, age 82, of Hogansville, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015, at her home. Mrs. Martin was born April 13, 1933 in Thorp, Wisconsin, daughter of the late Herbert and Leona Rossmann Lewin. A resident of Hogansville since 1960, she was employed by Playtex International for 20 years, by Super Foods of Hogansville for many years, and ...

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Mrs. Susan Fuller

Mrs. Susan Roberts Fuller, age 62, of Greenville, passed away, Friday, December 25, 2015, at her home. Mrs. Fuller was born January 2, 1953, in LaGrange, was raised in Hogansville, and was a 1971 graduate of Hogansville High School. She was employed as a production scheduler for NCR in Columbus and was a member of Greenville Baptist Church. The most ...

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Charles B. ‘Buck’ Sticher

Mr. Charles B. ‘Buck’ Sticher, age 85, of Hogansville, passed away on December 28, 2015 at the Florence Hand Home. Mr. Sticher was born on August 29, 1930 in Cross Plains, Georgia to the late William Bennie Sticher and Vera Teal Sticher. He proudly served his country in the United States Army, 82nd Airborne and was the Owner of Sticher ...

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Cord D. Coverson

Mr. Cord D. Coverson was born August 6, 1986 in Columbus (Muscogee County) Georgia to Marvin Coverson and Michelle Talley Coverson. “Lil C” as he was known by many, accepted Christ as his Savior and untied with Mount Zion Baptist Church in West Point, Georgia; where he was an active member who loved the lord. He was employed by Great ...

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Mr. Walter L. Pierce

Mr. Walter Lee Pierce, age 80, of LaGrange and formerly of Newnan, passed away Friday, December 25, 2015, at his home. Mr. Pierce was born January 8, 1935, in Hogansville, son of the late Frank Pierce and Mary Woodruff Pierce. He lived in Newnan for more than 50 years, was a member of the First Pentecostal Holiness Church of Newnan, ...

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Elizabeth (Libba) Traylor

Leaving her native Hartwell, Georgia at 16, Libba traveled to LaGrange College as a freshman setting the stage for a lifetime spent in LaGrange. Her connection with the college began as a student and continued over the years as the parent of three graduates, the wife of a Trustee and recognition as an Outstanding Alumni. She especially enjoyed a stint ...

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Mr. Harvey L. Hammett, Sr.

Mr. Harvey Lee Hammett, Sr., age 72, of Hogansville, passed away, Saturday, December 26, 2015, at Hospice LaGrange. Mr. Hammett was born August 31, 1943, in Heard County, son of the late Jim Brockman Hammett and Ethel Thomaston Hammett Wagner. A resident of Hogansville most of his life, he was a member of Welcome All Baptist Church and was a ...

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Joseph Eugene Page, Sr.,

Mr. Joseph Eugene “Gene” Page, Sr., age 82, of LaGrange, passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at Hospice La-Grange. Mr. Page was born September 29, 1933 in Vidalia, GA, son of the late Benjamin Randolph Page and Thelma Lugenia Hall Page. He was a member of First Baptist Church on the Square where he was a member of the Kizer ...

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Curtis Robert Johnson

Mr. Curtis Robert Johnson “Ba Ba” was born November 30, 1933 in LaGrange, Georgia to the late, Johnnie and Stella Johnson. Curtis Johnson was a very out-going person. He loved his dogs and playing golf. He also loved pool, horse shoes, and Channel 2 News. He never met any strangers. If he did not know you, he would ask, ‘Do ...

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