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Obituaries – 10-28-2020

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Myra C. Sutton

Mrs. Myra C. Sutton, 72, of LaGrange, passed away Sunday, October 25, 2020, at her home. Mrs. Sutton was born May 1, 1948, in Randolph County, Alabama and lived in Troup County most of her life. She enjoyed fishing, was a talented seamstress, and was employed for many years at RAM Manufacturing in Hogansville. Survivors include her husband, Bobby Sutton of LaGrange; daughters and son in-law, Tracey and Ricky Haynes of LaGrange, Leisa Ann Raines of Cartersville; son Johnny Williams of Cartersville; sisters, Patsy Jenkins of LaGrange, Martha and Albert Moncus of Blairsville; brother, Phillip Caldwell of LaGrange; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her mother, Bernice Martin; father, David Caldwell; sister Linda Faye Caldwell; and brother, Wilbur Caldwell. The funeral service was conducted at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 27, at the graveside in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville, where the Reverend Robert Longshore officiated. The family received friends at the funeral home from 6 until 8 Monday night.

 

Shelia McGlamory

Mrs. Sheila McGlamory, 74, of the Lone Oak Community of Meriwether County, passed away Saturday, October 24, 2020, at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. Mrs. McGlamory was born September 15, 1946, in Atlanta, daughter of the late James David Howard, Sr. and Dorothy Harris Howard. A resident of Troup County most of her life, she was employed for many years at the Hillside Division of Milliken and Company. She enjoyed crocheting, completing crossword puzzles, playing solitaire, and watching the Oxygen and Investigation channels. Survivors include her children, Lisa Ferrell of Lone Oak, Billy and Gina McGlamory, Tim and Tammy McGlamory all of LaGrange, Jan McGlamory of Luthersville, Denise Sanders of South Carolina; brothers, Donald Howard of Morrow, David Howard of Marietta; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren with two soon to arrive; and seven nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William W. McGlamory, Sr.; step- mother, Annie Howard; sister, Denise Ferguson; brother, James D. (Jimmy) Howard; son in-law, Brian Ferrell; and grandson, Cordero McGlamory. The funeral service was conducted at 4:00 p.m., Monday, October 26, in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville, where the Reverend Winston Skinner and the Reverend Kory Trinrud officiated. The family received friends at the funeral home from 2 until 4 Monday afternoon.

 

Betty Jean Wright

Mrs. Betty Jean Wright, of LaGrange, passed away Saturday, October 24, 2020, at Hospice LaGrange. Mrs. Wright was born March 28, 1931, in Troup County, daughter of the late Sim Austin Dorrough and Annie Ruth Dorrough. A former resident of Hogansville, she lived in LaGrange for sixty years and was Baptist by faith. Survivors include her daughter, Rebecca Crow and her husband Doug Crow of Hogansville and their daughters, Tammy Crow, Bobbi J. Crow, and Cathy Vines; and her daughter in-law, Lil Wright of Hogansville and her daughters, Shelly Hendrix and Sherry Oglesby. She was preceded in death by her husband, James P. Wright and her son Robert Wayne Wright, and is also survived by her sister, Helen Norton of Fairburn, six great-grandchildren, and four great-great- grandchildren. The funeral service was conducted at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 26, at the graveside in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville, where the Reverend Jody Mitchell officiated. The family received friends at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., Monday.

 

Michael C. Davis

Mr. Michael C. Davis, 71, of Lanett, Alabama, passed away Friday, October 23, 2020, at his home. Mr. Davis was born August 30, 1949, in Hogansville, son of the late Clifford and Doris Lunsford Davis. A graduate of Hogansville High School, he served in the Georgia Army National Guard and retired as a utilities superintendent. Survivors include his daughters and sons in-law, Keri and Marty Lindsey, Dana and Brandon Cobb, all of LaGrange, Emily Davis and William (BJ) Fowls of Lanett; sons, Michael Whitely (Whit) Davis of Lanett and Clifford Wayne (Chip) Davis of Jasper; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Sandra Davis Moncus. The family is honoring Mr. Davis’s wishes that no memorial service be conducted and that his cremated remains be buried in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville.

 

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Charlie Bell Shepard McFarlin

Mrs. Charlie Bell Shepherd McFarlin affectionately known as “Sister” was born June 19, 1932 in the Abbottsford Community of Troup County, Georgia to the late Charlie and Viola Harris Shepherd. She attended Pleasant Hill School. Mrs. McFarlin, a Georgia girl met James, an Alabama boy; and the two began their epic journey of love and devotion that lasted their entire lives. James and Charlie Bell married on December 6, 1953 and began their family in Lanett, Alabama where three of their four sons were born:  Arthur James, Jr. Edward Charles, and John Paul. They moved to Birmingport, Alabama in 1964 where they completed their family with the birth of their fourth son, Tony LaVance. In 1972, Charlie Bell began working with the Jefferson County School Board as a school bus driver. In 1974, James and Charlie moved their family to Ensley, Alabama.  Due to James having several health issues, they moved back home to LaGrange, Georgia in 1984. At which time, she united with Wehadkee Baptist Church; and later joined. On Thursday, October 15, 2020; Charlie Bell departed this life and entered Eternal Rest at WellStar West Georgia Hospice in LaGrange, Georgia; two days after her beloved Arthur James McFarlin, Sr. The two truly became one. In addition to her parents, and her husband, Arthur; she was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Courtney McFarlin; and one grandson, Edward Charles, Jr.; two brothers:  Robert Sheppard and Albert Sheppard; and one sister, Eula Mae Harrison. She leaves to cherish her memories, four sons:  Arthur James, (Patricia) McFarlin, Jr; Edward McFarlin, John McFarlin, and Tony (Janice) McFarlin; five granddaughters:  Kenya, Audra, Deandra, Johnauna and Brittany; six great grandchildren; four brothers:  John Sheppard, Leroy (Dorothy) Sheppard, Roosevelt (Irene) Sheppard, George (Vivian) Sheppard; three sisters:  Katherine (Richard) Hill, Maria (Willie) Davis, Martha Sheppard; and a host of nieces and nephews.

 

Vivian Q. Hardy

Ms. Vivian Q. Hardy was born to the late Charlie L and Minnie K. Hardy on September 2, 1958. She was educated in the Troup County school system and graduated from Troup High School, Class of 1975. One of Vivian’s hobbies was going to play bingo. She enjoyed going to yard sales, cooking and spending time with her family. Vivian transitioned on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange, Georgia. Vip would like you all to know that her work here is done. She received a call, and got an offer she couldn’t refuse, for an assignment from which she will not be returning. This assignment comes with a huge signing bonus, a reunion with her family and friends she has not seen in a long time, no more hurt and pain and everlasting life. She left detailed instructions for her children and grandchildren, and that is to continue to celebrate her legacy and to miss me a little but not too long and when we are lonely and sick of heart go to the friends we know and bury your sorrows in doing good deeds. Miss me, but let me go! She leaves to cherish her legacy: her children:   twins:   Michael (Ndrea) Atcherson, Michelle “Shell” Cameron, Dexter “Rudy” Hardy, Emmanuel “Mann” Hill, Ashley “Bre” Hill; grandchildren:  Alicia “Lee” Cameron, Myles Cameron, Jeremiah Simpson, Sedrauna Simpson, Michael Atcherson Jr., Braylen Hardy, Vala Hardy, Maniyah Slaughter, Makhi Slaughter; siblings:  Melvin J. Hardy, Bobby(Cynthia)Hardy, Lester(Amelia) Hardy, Nathaniel( Eva) Hardy, Don Hardy; aunts:  Alice Hightower, Mary Hardy; uncles:  Willie Joe Reed, Larry Hardy, Nathaniel Hardy; special friends:  Mary Hill, Rose Mary, and a host of nieces and nephews.

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