February 1, 2015

Ms. Martha Jean Durrough


Ms. Martha Jean Durrough, age 81 formerly of Newnan, passed away at here residence in Franklin on January 24, 2015. Ms. Durrough was born in Newnan on December 5, 1933 to the late Thomas Jefferson Olmstead and Mary Barentine Olmstead. Also preceding Ms. Durrough in death is her husband William Lindy Durrough; brothers, Elmer Olmstead, Thomas Olmstead, Roy … [Read more...]

Mrs. Debra Hyatt Cohen


Mrs. Debra Ann Hyatt Cohen, age 63 of Franklin, Georgia passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Hospice LaGrange in LaGrange, Georgia. Mrs. Cohen was born in Franklin, Georgia on September 5, 1951, the daughter of Annie Lee Hubbard Hyatt and the late Newman Reese Hyatt. Debra grew up in Heard County, Georgia where she was a popular student who … [Read more...]

Mr. Delton Nelms


Mr. Delton Nelms, age 66 of Franklin, Georgia passed away on January 22, 2015 at the LaGrange Nursing and Rehab Center in LaGrange, Georgia. Funeral services for Mr. Nelms were conducted on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at the Stutts Funeral Home Chapel in Franklin, Georgia with the Reverend Michael Hornsby officiating. Music was provided by Leesa … [Read more...]

Ms. Willie Ruth Veal

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Willie Ruth Veal, 86, a native and longtime resident of County Road 825, Wadley, died after an extended illness on Friday morning, Jan. 16, 2015, at the home of her cousin in Austell, Ga. The funeral will be Saturday, Jan. 24, at 1 p.m. at Mount Olive United Methodist Church with the pastor, Rev. William Crawford, officiating. Burial will follow in the … [Read more...]

Mr. Barry Keith Jones


Memorial services for Mr. Barry Keith Jones of Franklin, Georgia were held Saturday, January 17 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist of Franklin with Dr. Steven T. Usry officiating. Mr. Jones passed away on January 10, 2015 at the age of 59. He is survived by his daughter, Jessica Jones Mays; grandson, Michael Mays of Stockbridge; brother and sister-in-law Larry Clay … [Read more...]

Mr. Arthur H. “Snooky” Wallis, Jr.


Mr. Arthur H. “Snooky” Wallis, Jr., age 85, of Decatur, formerly of Franklin, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015. He was born in Hapeville, GA, were he attended Hapeville High School; he played football and ran track. He then attended GMA (now Woodward) for a football scholarship. He served as an Air Force Reserve for 3+ years. He was involved in … [Read more...]

Mr. John William “Johnny” Spradlin


Funeral services for John William “Johnny” Spradlin, age 72, of Woodland will be held on Thursday, January 15, 2015, at 2:00 PM from Benefield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Donald Spradlin, Rev. Eddie Veal, and Rev. Mark Tatum officiating. Burial will follow at Providence Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-8:00 PM on … [Read more...]

Mr. Donald Lord


Mr. Donald Jesse Lord, age 90 of Franklin, Georgia, formerly of Commerce, Georgia passed away at the Piedmont-Newnan Hospital in Newnan, Georgia on January 11, 2015. Funeral services for Mr. Lord were conducted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at 2:00 PM from the Little-Ward Funeral Home Chapel in Commerce, Georgia with the Reverend Cary Strickland, Mary … [Read more...]

Mrs. June Hutchins


Mrs. June Maryolyn Sherburn Hutchins, age 75 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at the Twin Fountains Home in LaGrange, Georgia on January 1, 2015. Mrs. Hutchins was born in Plainfield, Vermont on June 25, 1939, the daughter of the late Orabelle Florence Foster Chase and Clarence L Sherburn. In the younger years of her working career she was a secretary for … [Read more...]

Mr. Herman E. (Cotton) Chapman


Mr. Herman E. (Cotton) Chapman, 85, of Hogansville, passed away Thursday, January 8, 2015, at Columbus Midtown Medical Center. Mr. Chapman was born March 12, 1929, in Manchester, son of the late George and Etta Belle Chapman. A veteran of service in the U. S. Marine Corps, he lived in Hogansville until recently making his home with his daughter in … [Read more...]