Our Obituaries

Norma M. Wittman

June 24, 1929 - January 26, 2018

Norma M. Wittman, age 88, of LaGrange, Georgia passed away on Friday January 26, 2018. Norma was born June 24, 1929 in Folcroft, Pennsylvania to the late Sarah Shisler Rassussen and Raymond Thorvald Rassmussen. Norma is survived by her husband, Fredrick Russell Wittman; daughter Joy Zamora; son Jonathan Wittman; daughter Gayle McMillian; daughter Faith Morrell; son Andrew Wittman; and son Peter...
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Robert Vaughn Yarbrough

April 28, 1940 - January 26, 2018

Mr. Robert Vaughn Yarbrough, 77, of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, January 26, 2018 at West Georgia Medical Center, LaGrange, GA.Mr. Yarbrough was born April 28, 1940 in Salisbury, N.C., son of the late Robert L. Yarbrough and Edith Klutz Yarbrough. He was employed with Milliken and Company before retiring and was a member and Elder of Loyd Presbyterian Church. Mr. Yarbrough was a member of...
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John C. Turner

May 20, 1929 - January 25, 2018


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David Eugene Whitlock

July 5, 1933 - January 25, 2018

Mr. David Eugene Whitlock, 84, of LaGrange, GA was called to his Heavenly Home on January 25, 2018 from Wellstar West Georgia Hospice of LaGrange.Mr. Whitlock was born July 5, 1933 in Six Mile, SC to the late James Ernest Whitlock and Sarah Nell Traynum Whitlock. He proudly served his country in the United States National Guards for 9 years and retired from Milliken as a Process Engineer. In...
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Jackson Grady

June 6, 1927 - January 25, 2018


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Fredrick Sylias Wilson

December 15, 1946 - January 24, 2018

Mr. Fredrick Sylias Wilson, age 71, of LaGrange, Georgia passed away on Wednesday January 24, 2018. Fredrick was born December 15, 1946 in LaGrange, Georgia to Hazel Frances Jones Wilson and Earle Davies Wilson Sr. Fredrick is survived by; sister and brother-in-law Susan and Mike Williams and brother and sister-in-law Earle and Nancy Wilson.Fredrick was preceded in death by; father Earle Davies...
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Hugh Bryant Wade

August 18, 1937 - January 19, 2018

Mr. Hugh "Bryant" Wade Jr., 80, of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, January 19, 2017 at WellStar West GA Medical Center. Mr. Wade was born August 18, 1937 in LaGrange, GA to the late Hugh Bryant Wade, Sr. and Mary Prescott Wade. He was a member of East Vernon Baptist Church and was employed with Big Star Foods before retiring. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife,...
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Hilda Canas

July 13, 1932 - January 17, 2018


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Jeanelle Daniel

February 23, 1931 - January 16, 2018

Jeanelle Daniel, 86, of LaGrange, GA passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Twin Fountains Nursing Home.Ms. Daniel was born February 23, 1931 in Franklin, GA to the late Rev. D. Heflin Daniel and Katie Pearl Loftin Daniel. She retired from Newman Construction Company as a Book Keeper after almost 40 years of service. Ms. Daniel was a faithful member of First Baptist Church on the Square, where...
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James Olin McClain

September 24, 1925 - January 13, 2018

Reverend James "Olin" McClain, 92, of LaGrange, GA, left for his heavenly home on January 13, 2018 from West Georgia Hospice. Reverend McClain was born September 24, 1925 in Troup County, GA, to the late James Joseph McClain and Tiny Bales McClain. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy and the United States National Guard of Georgia. Before retirement, he was the General Manager...
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Carmen Sarrion

March 22, 1935 - January 8, 2018


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Frank B. Bray,

July 23, 1937 - January 8, 2018

Mr. Frank B. Bray, 80, of LaGrange, GA passed away January 8, 2018 at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.Mr. Bray was born July 23, 1937 in Rockmart, GA to the late Frank Bynon Bray, Jr. and Lula Mae Woodruff Bray. After years of faithful service, he retired from Vend-All of West Georgia as a Sales Manager and Troup County School System as a Bus Driver. In addition to his parents, he was...
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Robert Charles Stevens

November 30, 1949 - January 6, 2018

Robert Charles Stevens, 68, of LaGrange, Georgia, passed away on January 6, 2018 at West Georgia Hospice.He was born in Americus, Georgia on November 30, 1949 and raised in Buena Vista. Charles is predeceased by his parents, Ernest Chappell and Ann Ansley Allison Stevens as well as his brother, Ernest Chappell Stevens, Jr.He is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Nancy Kight Stevens, two...
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Martha Parker Borders

October 23, 1919 - January 5, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA.
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Mikynzlei Izabella Pruitt

September 15, 2017 - January 3, 2018

Infant Mikynzlei Izabella Noel Pruitt passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in LaGrange, GA.Mikynzlei was born September 15, 2017 in LaGrange, GA. She was preceded in death by a grandmother, Angela Skipper and an uncle, Brandon Parker.Survivors include her parents, Jonathan and Ka-Leigh Parker Pruitt; sisters, Kaylahn Pruitt and Makalah Pruitt; brother, Jonathan Pruitt, Jr.; grandparents,...
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Samuel Palmer

January 23, 1942 - December 26, 2017

Mr. Samuel Palmer, 75, of LaGrange passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at West Georgia Medical Center.Mr. Palmer was born January 23, 1942 in Atlanta, GA., son of the late Samuel Eugene Palmer, Sr. and Daphne Tuggle Palmer. He was self employed Construction Program Consultant and was Baptist by Faith.Survivors include a daughter; Merideth, son; Samuel Houston Palmer; three brothers; Lovett ...
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Mattie Blanche Osborn

November 27, 1963 - December 24, 2017

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Nola Smith

June 23, 1942 - December 21, 2017

Mrs. Nola "Cookie" Smith, 75, of LaGrange passed away Thursday December 21, 2017 at Wellstar Kennesaw Hospital. Mrs. Smith was born June 23, 1942 in LaGrange, GA., daughter of the late Howard Smith and Mattie Campbell Smith. She worked at Woodbury Business Forms and was a member of Western Heights Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister Jerry Spears....
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Ronald Howard Brown

March 14, 1945 - December 19, 2017

Ronald H. Brown, 72, of Griffin, GA passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Brightmoor Hospice, Griffin, GA.Mr. Brown was born March 14, 1945 in Griffin, GA, son of the late Howard Brown and Elizabeth Cargile Brown. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division. Mr. Brown was employed with Low Temp Manufacturing Company as a welder and foreman, retiring after...
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Judd Milton Jarrell

March 12, 1941 - December 18, 2017

Mr. Judd Milton Jarrell, 76, of LaGrange, GA passed away Monday, December 18, 2017 at his home. Mr. Jarrell was born March 12, 1941 in Chambers County, AL to the late James Milton and Ada Pearl Clements Jarrell. He was a member of Teaver Road Baptist Church and has served as a Baptist Deacon since the age of 18, being ordained at Victory Baptist in Huguley, AL. Mr. Jarrell attened Valley High...
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Douglas Wayne Costley

October 19, 1959 - December 18, 2017

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Johnson Jay Nixon

April 30, 1926 - December 17, 2017

Mr. Johnson Jay Nixon, Jr. 91, of LaGrange, GA made his way to his heavenly home on Sunday, December 17, 2017. Mr. Nixon was born April 30, 1926 in Bowdon, Carroll County, GA to the late Johnson Jay Nixon, Sr. and Ella Mae Wright Nixon. He began his employment as a heavy equipment operator for Wayne Nixon Construction and retired from Keeble Construction. Mr. Nixon proudly served his country in...
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Jerry Scott

January 22, 1953 - December 16, 2017

Mr. Jerry Scott, 64, of LaGrange passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017 at his home.Mr. Scott was born January 22, 1953 in LaGrange, GA., son of the late William Arnold Scott, Sr. and Rachel Pauline McCormick Scott. He retired as a truck driver with Vaughan Transportation and a member of Pine View Baptist Church. Jerry loved many things especially loved his family. Survivors include his wife,...
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Ellis Jeremiah Bray

October 16, 1938 - December 16, 2017

Mr. Ellis Jeremiah (Jerry) Bray of LaGrange, GA entered into God's presence on Saturday, December 16, 2017 from WellStar West Georgia Medical Center. He was born October 16, 1938 in Rockmart, Georgia the son of Frank Bynon Bray Jr. and Lula Mae Woodruff Bray. Jerry proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He retired from Coca-Cola Enterprises and was a small business owner of Jerry...
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Brandie Brooks Irwin

June 28, 1978 - December 13, 2017

Mrs. Brandie Brooks Irwin, 39, of LaGrange, GA passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at her residence.Brandie was born June 28, 1978 in LaGrange, Ga., daughter to the late Hugh Neal Brooks, Sr. and Carolyn Fay Robinson Brooks. She was a homemaker and loved babies, baking, God and especially loved her daughter Kyndall.Survivors include her husband, Randy Irwin; daughter, Kyndall Irwin, sister,...
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Sara Carolyn Blankenship

July 10, 1936 - December 12, 2017

Mrs. Sara Carolyn Blankenship, 81, of LaGrange passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice.Mrs. Blankenship was born July 10, 1936 in Tupelo, MS. She retired at Kaydon as a Purchasing Agent and a member of The First Baptist Church on the Square. She earned her BS degree in Business at LaGrange College and was preceded in death by a son, Charles Cato and daughter, Toni Simmons...
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Howard Bradley Lipham

November 2, 1946 - December 11, 2017

Mr. Howard Bradley "Brad" Lipham, Jr., 71, of Franklin, GA, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017 at West Georgia Medical Center.Brad was born November 2, 1946 in LaGrange, GA, son of the late Howard Bradley Lipham, Sr. and Cleo "Bob" Dukes Lipham. He was a Cadet of North Georgia College and a graduate of the Pharmacy School at the University of Georgia. Brad was a co-owner and pharmacist of...
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Linda Diane Hancock

September 16, 1948 - December 7, 2017

Mrs. Linda "Nana" Hancock, 69, of LaGrange, GA passed away Thursday December 7, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice. Mrs. Hancock was born in LaGrange, GA, daughter of the late Roy Henry Blair, Sr. and Jimmie Florence Ables Blair. Survivors include her children, Rodney (Donna) Waldroup, Dwayne (Teresa) Hancock; grandchildren, Alex (Josh) Bryant, Abby Waldroup, Whitney Hancock, Wesley Hancock,...
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Steve Hambrick

February 21, 1953 - December 6, 2017

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Grace Eleanor Allardice

August 20, 1927 - December 2, 2017

Grace Eleanor Pales Allardice, 90, of LaGrange, GA peacefully passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice of LaGrange.Mrs. Allardice was born August 20, 1927 in Salem, OH to the late John Joseph and Sophia Sinkula Pales. She received her Bachelor Degree in Music Education from the Ohio State University. Mrs. Allardice was a member of First United Methodist Church of LaGrange...
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Patricia L. Griffin

February 5, 1948 - December 1, 2017

Patricia L. Griffin, 69, of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, December 1, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice.Ms. Griffin was born February 5, 1948 in New Albany, MS to the late Gaston Griffin and Callie D. Carter Griffin. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of LaGrange, where she was active in multiple church activities. Ms. Griffin was a member of Newcomers Club. She was passionate about...
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Joseph Steele

December 31, 1984 - November 26, 2017

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Kenneth Wardlaw

January 17, 1944 - November 26, 2017

Mr. Kenneth "Ken" Wardlaw, 73, of LaGrange, GA, formerly of Center Point, TX, passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017.Mr. Wardlaw was born January 17, 1944 in Atlanta, GA, son of the late Alfred Dupre Wardlaw and Ruby Ailene Pope Wardlaw. He received his Bachelor's degree in Business and he retired as an Innkeeper of The Rocking River Inn.Kenneth was survived by his wife, Sherry Wardlaw; brother...
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Jeffrey Scott Doerr

June 13, 1965 - November 26, 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Scott Doerr, 52, of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice. Dr. Doerr was born June 13, 1965 in Dallas, TX to the late Dr. James L. and Kay L. Doerr. Dr. Doerr received an athletic scholarship for football and earned his B.A. degree from Valdosta State University. He went on to earn a Master Degree of Public and International Affairs from the...
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Pamela Sue Lang

October 20, 1956 - November 18, 2017

Mrs. Pamela Sue Potts Lang, 61, of LaGrange, GA passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017 at her home.Mrs. Lang was born October 20, 1956 in St. Petersburg, FL, daughter of the late Bennie Potts and Mary Sue Bassett Artille. She was a member of Roper Heights Baptist Church in West Point, GA and was formerly employed with Strafford Court as a CNA. Survivors include her husband, Robert Lang; 3...
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Phyllis Wright

November 14, 1951 - November 17, 2017

Mrs. Phyllis E. Wright, 66, of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 at her residence.Mrs. Wright was born November 14, 1951 in LaGrange, GA to the late Walter and Mildred Wright. She was known for her incredible cooking, previously working at Hoofer's Restaurant for a number of years and currently with Good Ol' Country Buffet. She loved her family, however her life revolved around...
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Donald Dewayne Delehant

November 13, 1962 - November 7, 2017

Mr. Donald Delehant, 54, of LaGrange, GA passed away November 7, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice.He was born November 13, 1962 in LaGrange, GA to the late Thomas Frances Delehant and Jimmie Margo Washburn. He was a beloved son, brother and nephew as well as a large extended family and many close friends.Survivors include three sisters; Donna (Michael) Andrews, Lenoka Washburn, Deborah...
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Elsie D. McMullen

October 31, 1924 - November 4, 2017

Elsie Davis Eldredge McMullen, 93, of LaGrange, GA passed away Saturday, November 04, 2017 at Florence Hand Nursing Home.Mrs. McMullen was born October 31, 1924 in LaGrange, GA, daughter of the late Charles and Lillie Davis. She was a graduate of LaGrange High School, Photo Colorist for Davis Studio, a poet and a homemaker. She was first married to the late Tom Eldredge, and this union was...
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George Bern Allen

June 2, 1939 - November 3, 2017

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Daniel J. Weintraut

July 13, 1942 - November 1, 2017

Daniel J. Weintraut, 75, of Senoia, GA passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at his home. Mr. Weintraut was born July 13, 1942 in Cleveland, OH, son of the late Cletus J. Weintraut and Mary Vanarsdale Weintraut. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and was employed with DHL as the Southeast Regional Director of Sales before retiring. Survivors are his wife of 38 years, Ann Weintraut; children,...
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Eloise Grizzell Womble

August 31, 1922 - October 29, 2017

Mrs. Eloise Grizzell Womble died peacefully in West Georgia Hospice on October 29, 2017 in LaGrange, Georgia at the age of 95. Eloise is survived by her children Hubert C.(Pete) Grizzell, Jr. of Golden, CO, James Richard (Dick) Grizzell (Inger) of Westminster, CO, John Henry Grizzell (Julia) of LaGrange, GA; sibling, Mrs. Norma Brown of Jacksons Gap, AL, 10 grandchildren, 17 great...
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Edwin David George

May 24, 1940 - October 26, 2017

Edwin David George, 77, of LaGrange, passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice. He was the son of Elsie and Frank George and was born in Wheaton, MO. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Patricia Gail George and two daughters, Mary (Calvin) Heard or Fortson, GA and Margie (Michael) Buckler, of Ringgold, GA. He is also survived by his two sisters, Mary (Linda...
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Aaron Joseph Smith

February 21, 1957 - October 23, 2017

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Phillip James Mazzola

November 15, 1965 - October 23, 2017

Mr. Phillip James Mazzola, Jr., 51, of LaGrange, GA passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.Mr. Mazzola was born November 15, 1965 in Atlanta, GA, son of Philip James Mazzola Sr. and the late Leavera Helen Tollerson Clay. He was the owner and operator of P.M. Sheetmetal and Mechanical. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his son, Phillip...
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Lera Frances Humphrey

September 7, 1932 - October 21, 2017

Mrs. Lera Frances Humphrey, 85, of LaGrange, GA passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice.Mrs. Humphrey was born September 7, 1932 in Heard County, GA to the late James "Buddy" Zollie Walker and Ollie Bell Brown Walker. She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church and retired after several years as a Quality Control Technician for a glass plant. In addition to her...
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Eddie Bassett

September 20, 1943 - October 20, 2017

Mr. Eddie B. Bassett, Jr., 74, of LaGrange, GA, formerly of Juniper, GA, died peacefully on Friday, October 20, 2017 at his home.Mr. Basset was born in Juniper, GA, son of the late Eddie B. Bassett, Sr. and Agnes Lee Bassett. He was a graduate of Talbot County High School and began his college career at West Georgia College and then transferred to the University of Georgia where he earned his...
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Jacquelyn Trammell Dodd

September 5, 1940 - October 20, 2017

Jacquelyn Trammell Dodd passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017 at her home.Jackie was born on September 5, 1940 in LaFayette, Alabama, the daughter of the late Theo and Mattie Ruth Trammell. She was a graduate of Auburn University and received her Master's Degree from the University of Georgia. She was trained and certified in the teaching method of Maria Montessori.Jackie taught English at...
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James Clarence Bloodworth

April 5, 1945 - October 18, 2017

Mr. James C. Bloodworth, 72, of LaGrange, GA passed away Wednesday October 18, 2017 at his home.James was born April 5, 1945 in Roberta, GA, son of the late Willie Elmira Bloodworth and Cleo V. Bloodworth. He worked for many years with Milliken and Company as a Machine Specialist. He graduated from Perry High School in 1965 and he was a deacon and devoted member of County Line Baptist Church and...
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Terry Eugene Harmon

October 6, 1969 - October 18, 2017

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Ellen Marie Hamilton

May 6, 1956 - October 16, 2017

Ellen Marie Hamilton, 61, of LaGrange, GA passed away Monday, October 16, 2017.Ms. Hamilton was born May 6, 1956 in LaGrange, GA to Joann McClain Hamilton and the late Kenneth L. Hamilton. She was a Metal Fabrication Designer and Drafter, working at numerous companies during her career.Survivors include her mother, Joann Hamilton; sons, Dorian (Mandi) Pike and Alexander G. Pike; grandchildren,...
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Julia Dyar

May 2, 1925 - October 13, 2017

Julia Traylor Dyar. "Bootsie," a 5th generation resident of Troup County, passed away Friday, October 13th at the age of 92. She was born on May 2, 1925 and was the daughter of the late James Edward Traylor and Gladys Marchman Traylor. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in French from LaGrange College in 1946. After her marriage to the youngest weekly newspaper editor in Georgia, the late...
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Robert M. Miller

January 4, 1930 - October 7, 2017

Mr. Robert M. Miller, 87, of LaGrange, GA, passed away Saturday, October 07, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice. Mr. Miller was born January 4, 1930 in Anniston, AL to the late Charlie M. and Myrtile Henderson Posey Miller and grew up in Piedmont, AL. He graduated from Piedmont High School in 1948 and proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Miller...
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Michael James Jarzen

November 17, 1986 - October 2, 2017

Michael James Jarzen 30, was born November 17, 1986 in Thomaston, GA to Jim and Donna Jarzen. Mike passed away on October 2, 2017 while in San Antonio, TX. Mike was a graduate of LaGrange High School and also attended Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia. Mike served in the U.S. Army from 2008-2017. He achieved the rank of Sergeant while in the U.S. Army, and served as...
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Carla Medley

January 13, 1947 - September 25, 2017

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Keith E. Wells

December 17, 1928 - September 25, 2017

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Dewey Lemuel Deese,

November 21, 1958 - September 17, 2017

Dewey L. Deese, Sr., 58, of LaGrange, GA, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at his home.Mr. Deese was born November 21, 1958 in Carrollton, GA to the late Travis Deese and Reba Nell Hammond Deese. "Big D", as he was affectionately known was a member of Cathedral of Praise and was retired from Southwire Company after 36 1/2 years of service.Survivors include his...
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Grover E. Brown

March 17, 1949 - September 17, 2017

Mr. Grover E. Brown, Jr., 68, of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017 at his home.Mr. Brown was born March 17, 1949 in LaGrange, GA, son of the late Grover E. Brown, Sr. and Velma Irene Prescott Brown. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam. During his military career, he received numerous medals including the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Commendation Medal, Air...
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Pal E. Barber

November 19, 1925 - September 16, 2017

Mr. Pal E. Barber, 92, of West point, GA passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at his home.Pal was born November 19, 1925 in West Point, GA, son of the late George Barber and Cora Lee Hughley Barber. Pal served in the United States Marine Corp during World War II and worked many years as a Mechanic at Washington Naval Yard. He was a member of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church and served as Deacon at Mt....
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Judy Ann Self Tarwater

October 1, 1943 - September 16, 2017

Mrs. Judy Ann Self Tarwater, 73, of LaGrange, GA passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Pruitt Health Facility, Greenville, GA.Mrs. Tarwater was born October 1, 1943 in LaGrange, GA, daughter of the late Hiram Con Scott and Erma Geneva Scott Lashley.Mrs. Tarwater is survived by her husband, Milton Tarwater; daughter, Tina J. Fotsch (Brian Barnett); son, Christopher Wes Self (Melanie);...
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Virginia House

March 31, 1930 - September 12, 2017

Mrs. Virginia House, 87, of LaGrange, GA passed away at her home Tuesday September 12, 2017. Mrs. House was born March 31, 1930 in LaGrange, daughter of the late William Thomas Timmons and Nellie Sprayberry Timmons. She lived in LaGrange all her life and was a member of the Broad Street Church of Christ. Survivors include her daughter, Lynn House (Bob) Cox; daughter, Pam House (Mel) Major; son,...
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Gloria Smith

May 10, 1945 - September 11, 2017

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Robert Charlie Lashley

November 18, 1942 - September 10, 2017

Mr. Robert Charlie Lashley, 74, of Sharpsburg, GA passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital.Mr. Lashley was born November 18, 1942 in West Point, GA, son of the late Johnny Robert Lashley and Eula Rebecca Spraggins Lashley. He was employed with Botex before retiring and was an avid Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Braves fan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in...
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Pamela Jo Williamson

September 22, 1958 - September 9, 2017

Mrs. Pamela Jo Williamson, 58, of Hogansville, GA peacefully went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice after a brave battle with cancer. Mrs. Williamson was born September 22, 1958 in LaGrange, GA, daughter of Rochelle Bonner Rutland and the late Joe V. Williams, Jr. She was a Coordinator for Wellstar West Georgia Home Health and attended Callaway...
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Judith Mullinax Boggus

August 31, 1941 - September 6, 2017

Judith "Judy" Mullinax Boggus, loving wife, mother, grandmother and civic leader passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at Hospice LaGrange.A native of LaGrange, she graduated from LaGrange High School and West Georgia College where she served as a cheerleader for the basketball team. Because of her husband's work, Judy and family moved from LaGrange for a period of 25 years living in...
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Phyllis Sherrell West

December 9, 1941 - September 4, 2017

Phyllis Sherrell Fincher West of LaGrange died Monday, September 4th, 2017 after a brief illness.Ms. West, a lifelong resident of LaGrange, was the daughter of the late Larkin Fincher and Inez Shellnutt Fincher.A member of the LaGrange High School Class of 1959, Sherrell enjoyed helping families find their home with Daniel Realty for over twenty years. She went on to work for the Department of...
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Frances Bradfield Brown Hollis

January 28, 1930 - September 4, 2017

Frances Bradfield Brown Hollis, 87, of LaGrange, GA went to her heavenly home on Monday, September 4, 2017.Mrs. Hollis was born January 28, 1930 in LaGrange, GA, daughter of the late James David Bradfield and Ruth Darden Bradfield. She was a member of Loyd Presbyterian Church and the Women's Circle. Mrs. Hollis worked with her first husband, Dr. Edward E. Brown Jr. at his office in Valley, AL...
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Kenneth Glenn Bailey

February 23, 1944 - September 3, 2017

Mr. Kenneth Glenn Bailey, 73, of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Bailey was born February 23, 1944 in Bowdon, GA to the late David Madison Bailey and Nellie Traylor Bailey. He was a faithful member of Dunson Baptist Church and retired from OSI after 18 years of service. Mr. Bailey will be remembered for his love of the outdoors and...
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Steven Douglas Carlisle

February 5, 1955 - August 29, 2017

Mr. Steven Douglas Carlisle, 62, of Warm Springs, GA passed away Tuesday August 29, 2017 at Hospice LaGrange.Mr. Carlisle was born February 5, 1955 in Norfolk, VA, son of Elizabeth Shollenbarger and the late Douglas Carlisle. He was employed with the Miami Springs Police Department and retired as Lieutenant after 30 years of service.Survivors include his wife, Cathy Carlisle; son, Nicholas Ellis...
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Thomas H. Spence

December 16, 1972 - August 27, 2017

Mr. Thomas Heulan Spence, 44, of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017.Thomas was born December 16, 1972 in Boaz, AL. He had lived in LaGrange, GA most of his life and was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. Thomas was employed with St. Francis Hospital and also worked for Care Ambulance in Columbus, GA and the Heard County Fire Department.Survivors include his wife, Aileen...
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Edna J. Hardin

January 18, 1944 - August 21, 2017

Edna J. "Nannie" Hardin, 73. of LaGrange, GA was ushered into the arms of Jesus on August 21, 2017 from her daughter's home in Carnesville, GA.Edna was born January 18, 1944 in Crossville, AL to the late Joseph Clayton and Ida Johnson. She loved working at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, and was a beacon of light to all she came in contact with. Edna loved the Lord, her family, her church, her ministry...
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Betty Sue Comerford

February 3, 1929 - August 18, 2017

Mrs. Betty Sue Comerford, 88, of LaGrange passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at Opal's Personal Care Home. Betty was born February 3, 1929 in Lake Wales, FL, daughter of the late Therus Gregory White and Pauline Madge Singleton White. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Rev. P.M. "Bob" Comerford. Betty was a retired Registered Nurse and a member of Callaway...
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Sierra Dawn Johnson

February 1, 1997 - August 16, 2017

Sierra "CC" Dawn Johnson, 20 of LaGrange, GA passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.Sierra was born February 1, 1997 in LaGrange, GA to Latonya Elaine Ashley Johnson and Larry Wayne Johnson, Jr. She was a saved, Jesus believing, washed in the blood, born again Christian and Baptist by faith. Sierra loved all of her family and the Georgia Bulldogs. She was...
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Gene M. Burnham

May 20, 1949 - August 16, 2017

Mr. Gene Burnham, 68, of LaGrange, GA passed away Wednesday August 16, 2017 at Cancer Treatment Center in Newnan, GA.Mr. Burnham was born May 20, 1949 in Gainsville, FL, son of Janny Burnham and the late William C. Burnham. He worked for many years in manufacturing for Stran Steel.Survivors include his wife, Barbara Burnham; daughter, Gena M. Burnham; son, Wendell Cook, daughter, Angela Sisky...
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Cody Chane Carson

August 29, 1981 - August 13, 2017

Cody Chane Carson, 35, of West Point, GA passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017.Cody was born August 29, 1981 in LaGrange, GA and was self-employed as a carpenter.Surviving family members are his children, Kelise Carson and Cody Camron Carson; mother, Terry (Russell) Bishop; father, Chris Carson (Rhonda Griffin); sister, Chelsey (Benjamin) Reed; brother, Christopher Carson; uncle, Brian (Meredith)...
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Thomas P. Steele

January 19, 1947 - August 12, 2017

Thomas P. Steele, 70 of LaGrange, Ga passed away Saturday, August 12, 2017 at his home.Mr. Steele was born January 19, 1947 in Columbia, SC to Bernice E. Steele and the late Thomas Pinkney Steele, Sr. He pastored several congregations, was a Professor of Theology at LaGrange College, and served as Chaplain at LaGrange Hospice. Mr. Steele will be fondly remembered for starting the Nativity...
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Joann Poole

March 12, 1945 - August 10, 2017

Mrs. Joann Poole, 72, of LaGrange, GA passed away, Thursday, August 10, 2017 at her home.Mrs. Poole was born March 12, 1945 in LaGrange, GA, daughter of the late Jack and Vera Lee Moran Clark. She retired from NOK after many years of service. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by brothers; Carlos Clark, Herman Clark and Harold Clark, and a sister; Bobbie Jean Tanner.Survivors...
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Doris W. Yarbrough

February 27, 1934 - August 9, 2017

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Emily Holley

December 26, 1940 - August 4, 2017

Ms. Emily Holley, 76, formerly of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, August 4, 2017 in Montgomery, AL.Ms. Holley was born December 26, 1940 in Canton, GA, daughter of the late John William Randolph Moore and Nellie Ruth Pacheco. She was employed by Woodbury Business Forms before retiring and was Baptist by faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step brother, Kelsey...
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Devin Lamar Clifton

December 31, 1990 - August 4, 2017

Mr. Devin Lamar Clifton, 26, of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, August 4, 2017 at Midtown Columbus Regional Hospital.Devin was born December 31, 1990, in LaGrange, GA. He currently employed with Johnson Control. Devin was avid fisherman, hunter and loved being outdoors. He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, G.W. and Ethel McGill; grandfather, G.W. "Billy" McGill, Jr.; grandparents...
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Billy James Crews

July 31, 1947 - August 3, 2017

Mr. Billy James Crews, 70, of LaGrange, GA passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Piedmont Hospital, Fayetteville, GA.Mr. Crews was born July 31, 1947 in LaGrange, GA, son of the late James Esmer Crews and Myrtle Johnson Crews. He was the owner of Crews Music Company and was commonly known as "Jukebox Man". He had a love for drag racing, LaGrange Grangers, and Georgia Football. In addition to...
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Jennifer Sisk

September 23, 1974 - August 2, 2017

Mrs. Jennifer "Jenny" Sisk, 42, of LaGrange, GA passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 in Columbus, GA. Jennifer was born September 23, 1974 in Paris, TX, daughter of Jerry F. Duncan and Carol Williams Duncan. She was employed with Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center as a Registered Nurse. Jenny worked for over 20 years in various fields of nursing and anesthesia. She was the ultimate caregiver,...
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Lily Ana Doughtie

August 1, 2017

Infant Lily Ana Doughtie, daughter of William Everett "Bud" Doughtie and Shannon Lowery Doughtie was beckoned into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday, August 01, 2017 from East Alabama Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her great grandparents, Earl Prestridge, James Tines, Bill and Ethel Doughtie; and uncle, Michael Todd Doughtie. In addition to her parents, Lily leaves to cherish her memory,...
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Gladys Shelton

June 12, 1937 - July 31, 2017

Mrs. Gladys Shelton, 80, of LaGrange, GA passed away July 31, 2017 and entered into the loving hands of our Lord. Mrs. Shelton was born June 12, 1937 in LaGrange, GA, the daughter of the late Jessie Waters and Ethel O'Neal Waters. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Delaine Thrower; granddaughter, Kimberly Moman; grandson, Jeffery Thrower; brother, John Frank...
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Bruce Robert Zamelsky

September 23, 1950 - July 31, 2017

Bruce R. Zamelsky, 66, of LaGrange, GA died Monday, July 31, 2017 at LaGrange Hospice, LaGrange GA surrounded by his family and friends.Bruce was born September 23, 1950 in Newark, NJ, son of the late Harvey Zamelsky and Phyllis Nacht Zamelsky.Bruce was a father, grandfather, great-grandfather, an author and a life-long advocate for training and safe working environments for Emergency Responders...
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Coleman Hugh Vines

September 29, 1916 - July 31, 2017

Preacher Coleman Hugh Vines of LaGrange, GA made his final journey home on Monday, July 31, 2017, surrounded by his family and friends at Poplar Creek.Hugh was born to Otha Lee and Annie Richardson Vines in Carroll County on September 29, 1916. He lived a full and faithful life, attending Atlanta Christian College and was an ordained Christian Minister for over 50 years.He had a variety of...
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Donald R. Bolt

November 24, 1952 - July 29, 2017

Donald R. Bolt, 64, of LaGrange, GA passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017 at West Georgia Medical Center.Mr. Bolt was born November 24, 1952 in Lafayette, AL, son of R.C. Bolt and Doris Elizabeth Stephens Bolt. He was a member and Deacon of Liberty East Baptist Church and was retired from Shell Oil Company. Mr. Bolt proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, during which time he served in...
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Leola Abernathy

April 20, 1926 - July 25, 2017

Mrs. Leola Abernathy, 91, Of LaGrange, GA passed away Tuesday July 25, 2017 at Florence Hand Home. The daughter of the late Charner Franklin Cook and Ethel Miller Cook.She was a member of Golden Joy, the, and Pepperettes. A member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church and past member of The Active Life and Pilot Club of LaGrange. She was co owner of Abernathy's Wrecker Service and retired after many...
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Bonnie Colleen Smith

November 26, 1959 - July 24, 2017

Bonnie Colleen Smith, 57, of Franklin, GA passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 at her home.Bonnie was born November 26, 1959 in LaGrange, GA and was employed by LA Fitness as the secretary. Bonnie was preceded in death by her mother, Patricia Marie Helms and a sister, Kathleen Donnell Hampson.Survivors include her husband, Terry Mark Smith; son, Jacky Shon Wilson; granddaughter, Cherish Lynn Parmer...
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Lindsey Renea Bowles

October 20, 1998 - July 23, 2017

Lindsey Renea "Lulu" Bowles, 18, of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Grady Hospital, Atlanta, GA. Lindsey was born October 20, 1998 in LaGrange, GA and was a member of Grace Baptist Church. She was a 2017 graduate of Troup High School where she was a member of the Troup High School Band, ROTC and Chorus. She was preceded in death by a sister, Krystin Bowles, and great...
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Marshall Marks Brown,

July 31, 1971 - July 23, 2017

Mr. Marshall Marks Brown, Jr. 45, of Roanoke Al passed away July 23, 2017 at his residence.Mr. Brown was born July 31, 1971 in Slidell, LA, son of Marshall Mark Brown, Sr. and Virginia Marie Falco. He was employed with Interface Flooring.Survivors include wife, Tammy Matthews Brown; two sons, Kody (Jazmin) Singleton and Kaedon Singleton, grandchildren; Oscar Asher, Emma and Quin; mother, Virginia...
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Mae D. Brooks

February 10, 1923 - July 23, 2017

Mrs. Mae Belle Dalrymple Brooks passes away Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Florence Hand Home where she had been a resident for three years. Born in Woodland, AL, on February 10, 1923, Mrs. Brooks was the daughter of the late Leola Rice Dalrymple and Varnell Dalrymple. She was preceded in death by her husband Jesse Gee Brooks of South Hill, VA.Mrs. Brooks was raised in LaGrange, graduated from...
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Patricia Daniel

October 25, 1948 - July 18, 2017

Patricia "Pat" Turner Daniel, 68, of LaGrange, GA was received into the arms of the Lord Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from her home.Mrs. Daniel was born October 25, 1948 in LaGrange, GA to the late Donald Bridges Turner Sr. and Francis Eurenda Hazel Turner. She had been employed with the Troup County School System in Data Entry and was a faithful member of Rosemont Baptist Church. "Pat" as she was...
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Deborah Hodnett

January 14, 1959 - July 17, 2017

Deborah Lynne Huckeba (Debbie) Hodnett born January 14, 1959 went to her heavenly home July 17, 2017. Debbie is survived by her husband, Craig, her children, Hunter and Haley, her mother, Pat Johnson and her brothers Reed and Kevin Huckeba along with many loving aunts, uncles and cousins who loved her so dearly.A celebration of life service will be held on Friday July 21, 2017 at First Baptist...
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Richard Ables

October 12, 1947 - July 17, 2017

Mr. Richard Ables Sr., 69, of LaGrange, GA passed away Monday July 17, 2017 at West Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Ables was born October 12, 1947 in LaGrange, GA, son of the late Mitchell Ables and Reatha Virginia Horne. Mr. Ables worked as a welder with Caterpillar and retired with CRX after many years of service. Survivors include his son, Richard Ables Jr. (Adriana) and his daughter Michelle...
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John Marc McClendon

December 4, 1967 - July 15, 2017

Marc McClendon, 49, of LaGrange, GA passed away on July 15, 2017 in Panama City, FL.Marc was born December 4, 1967 in LaGrange, GA, son of Lois Hightower Hartman and the late Jim Wayne McClendon. He had lived in LaGrange all his life and was a graduate of Troup High School. Marc was self-employed and owner of McClendon Vinyl Siding and Gutters. He proudly served his country in the National...
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Rayburn Abercrombie

January 28, 1916 - July 14, 2017

Mr. Rayburn Abercrombie, 101, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice.Mr. Abercrombie was born January 28, 1916 in Carrollton, GA to the late Thomas H. and Sarah M. Banks Abercrombie. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of LaGrange. Mr. Abercrombie married the love of his life, Lathan Justice on July 6, 1941.Mr. Abercrombie proudly served his country, during WWII as a...
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James Woodson Mangram

May 14, 1927 - July 13, 2017

Mr. James Woodson "Woody" Mangram, 90, of LaGrange died on Thursday July 13, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice.Mr. Mangram was born May 14, 1927 in Chambers County, AL, son of the late Mr. D.C. Mangram and Mrs. Mary "Dyer" Mangram. He previously was a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher at Western Heights Baptist Church, where he was Sunday School Superintendent for over 25 years. Mr. Mangram was a...
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Minnie Lee Longshore

November 7, 1914 - July 11, 2017

Minnie "Pat" Longshore, 102, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 from the Florence Hand Nursing Home.Mrs. Longshore was born November 7, 1914 in Gay, GA to the late Oscar William Reed and Dizzie Elizabeth Spraggins Reed. She retired from Callaway Mills, Hillside Plant as a Spinner Operator and was a member of Grayhill Church of God. "Pat" as she was affectionately known, loved...
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Bobbie Bryan

April 13, 1943 - July 7, 2017

Mrs. Bobbie Bryan, 74, Of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, July 7, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.Mrs. Bryan was born April 13, 1943 in Ragland, AL, daughter of the late William Hines and Annie St. John Hines. She was employed at NOK as a machine operator.Mrs. Bryan enjoyed the mountains but will be remembered mostly for being a beloved wife, mother and grandmother.Survivors include...
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Charles Kenneth Hart

September 4, 1955 - July 6, 2017

Mr. Charles Kenneth Hart, 61, of Columbus, GA passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017.Mr. Hart was born September 4, 1955 in Kansas, son of the late Kenneth Hart and Evelyn Kyle Hart. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy Duncan Hart.Survivors include his daughter, Christina Noles (Travis) Thornton; brother, Ron Hart; sister-in-law, Regina (Gary) Draut; and nephews,...
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