Obituaries

Monday December 12th – OBITS (5)

Helen Tucker Evans Helen Tucker Evans, age 90, of Manchester and a recent resident of Roosevelt Place in Warm Springs, died Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the Warm Springs Nursing Home. Funeral services were held at 3:00 pm, Friday, December 2, 2016 at the chapel of Cox Funeral Home, Manchester. Rev. Dan Dixon officiated. Entombment followed in the Meriwether Memory ...

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Friday December 9th – OBITS (6)

James D. Norris Mr. James Davis Norris, age 99, of Atkinson, NE and formerly of Hogansville, died peacefully Thursday, November 24, 2016, at Good Samaritan Society-Atkinson. He had resided there since early February, 2014, following a bout of severe pneumonia.       James was the second son of the late William Wesley and Rose Bell Norris and was born June 4, 1917 ...

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Wednesday December 7th – OBITS (9)

Edith Ann Smith Edith Ann Smith, age 76, of Roanoke, Alabama and formerly of LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at Roanoke Rehabilitation Healthcare Center. Miss Smith was born July 16, 1940, in Troup County, daughter of the late Tommy and Nobie Tucker Pressley. A resident of LaGrange most of her life, she was a loving aunt to her ...

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Monday December 5th – OBITS (7)

Evelyn Elizabeth Mayes Evelyn Elizabeth Mayes, age 74, of Cataula, GA died Monday, November 21, 2016 at her home. Funeral services for Mrs. Mayes were held at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at the chapel of Cox Funeral Home, Hamilton. Burial followed in the Waverly Hall Cemetery. Mrs. Mayes was born May 16, 1942 in Columbus, GA the ...

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Friday December 2nd – OBITS (7)

David Lee Tollerson David Lee Tollerson, age 49, passed away at his residence in LaGrange. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the Long Cane Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Gilbert officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Higgins LaGrange Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.   ...

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Wednesday November 30th – OBITS (5)

Willis T. Woodruff Mr. Willis T. Woodruff, age 90, of Hogansville, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016, at Florence Hand Home in LaGrange. Mr. Woodruff was born January 28, 1926, son of the late Sloan and Ninnah Baughan Woodruff. A lifelong resident of Meriwether County,  he served in the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War Two and then spent the ...

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Monday November 28th – OBITS (8)

Mark Phillips Mr. Mark Phillips, age 56, of Grantville, passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at his home. Mark was born on September 2, 1960, in Blount County, Alabama. He resided in Coweta County with the love of his life, Donna, and was an extremely dedicated deputy sheriff for the Heard County Sheriff’s Department. A member of the First United ...

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Friday November 25th – OBITS (5)

Ethel “Scottie” (Bruce) Lamb Ethel “Scottie” (Bruce) Lamb, age 88, of South Windsor, passed away at home on Sunday, November 13, 2016. Born in New Haven on January 2, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy Emma Kingsland and Stephen McDonald Bruce. Ethel married the man of her dreams Chester Earl Lamb (1929-2005) formally of Fulton Park, Georgia. They lived ...

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Wednesday November 23rd – OBITS (7)

Marthanne H. Parker Mrs. Marthanne Harter Parker, age 78, of Hogansville, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016, at her home. Mrs. Parker was born August 15, 1938, in New York City, daughter of the late Wickham Case Harter and Claire Gibbs Harter. A former resident of Miami Beach and Bartow, Florida, she retired from the Polk County (FL) Department of ...

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Monday November 21st – OBITS (7)

Frances H. Thornton Mrs. Frances Hardaway Thornton, age 98, of Hogansville, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at Florence Hand Home in LaGrange. Mrs. Thornton was born January 21, 1918, in the Primrose community of Meriwether County, daughter of the late Lee Gordon Hardaway and Carrie Lou Jenkins Hardaway. She was a resident of Hogansville most of her life and ...

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