Obituaries

Wednesday January 4th – OBITS (7)

Sherri Cruz Mrs. Sherri Jones Cruz, age 56, of Oakland, CA, passed away Monday, December 12, 2016, at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, FL. Sherri was born July 10, 1960, in Atlanta, and was raised in Meriwether County. She had lived in California for a number of years and was employed as a medical transcriptionist for Kaiser Permanente. Survivors include ...

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Monday January 2nd – OBITS (7)

Michael F. Hale Michael F. Hale, age 68, of Manchester, died Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Warm Springs Medical Center, Warm Springs. Memorial services were held at 2:00 pm on Friday, December 23, 2016 at the chapel of Cox Funeral Home, Manchester. Visitation was held immediately following the service. Mr. Hale was born August 5, 1948 in Trenton, New Jersey, the son ...

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Friday December 30 – OBITS (6)

Mary Lee Dollar Mrs. Mary Lee Dollar, age 78, of Hogansville, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at Florence Hand Home in LaGrange. Mrs. Dollar was born September 4, 1938, in Hogansville, daughter of the late John and Zetta Mae Payton Howington. A lifelong resident of Hogansville, she retired from Playtex International in LaGrange and was a member of Highland ...

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Wednesday December 28th – OBITS (7)

Bobbie Mason Mrs. Bobbie Tucker Mason, age 85, of Hogansville, passed away Monday, December 26, 2016, at Hospice LaGrange. Mrs. Mason was born August 18, 1931, in Hogansville, daughter of the late Grady and Jessie Collier Tucker. A lifelong resident of Hogansville, she retired as a trainer from Playtex International in Newnan after 35 years of service. She was a ...

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Monday December 26th – OBITS (6)

David Hubbard Mr. David Hubbard, age 73, passed away Monday, December 19, 2016, at his home in the Rocky Mount Community of Meriwether County. Mr. Hubbard was born February 20, 1943, in Hogansville, son of the late Raymond and Mamie Smith Hubbard. A resident of Meriwether County since 1972, he had owned and operated David’s Garage for many years in ...

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Friday December 23rd – OBITS (7)

Dorothy H. Massey Mrs. Dorothy Hudgins Massey, of Gay, passed away in her home on December 20, 2016, just 22 days before her 94th birthday.  Dorothy was one of four children of the late Hubert O. Hudgins, Sr. and Terressa Hudgins Moore.  She was preceded in death by her three siblings, Velva Shirley Carr, Terressa Shattles, and Hubert O. Hudgins, ...

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Wednesday December 19th – OBITS (5)

Johnny Leverett Mr. John Thornton (Johnny) Leverett, age 59, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, December 17, 2016, at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Leverett was born January 31, 1957, in Athens, and lived in Troup County most of his life. A 1975 graduate of Hogansville High School, he earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia and was ...

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Monday December 19th – OBITS (6)

Arnold J. Hunt Mr. Arnold J. Hunt, age 77, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton. Mr. Hunt was born October 18, 1939, in Meriwether County, son of the late Jeff Ambus Hunt and Lela Dorrough Hunt. A lifelong resident of the west Georgia area, he lived in Heard County since 1980 and ...

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Friday December 16th – OBITS (8)

Katrina Patton Henry Mrs. Katrina Patton Henry, age 58, of Hogansville, affectionately known as “Mrs. Kat,” passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Katrina was born April 16, 1958, in Birmingham, Alabama, and lived in the Chattahoochee Valley area for 48 years. A member of Harmony United Methodist Church, she worked as a dental hygienist ...

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Wednesday December 14th – OBITS (9)

Robbie Strickland Mrs. Robbie Combs Strickland, age 70, of Luthersville, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016, at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. Mrs. Strickland was born August 13, 1946, in Newnan, daughter of the late Robert Hollis Combs and Evelyn Barber Combs. A resident of Meriwether County for many years, she was a graduate of Florida State University and had been employed ...

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