September 23, 2014

Doris Florine Patterson

Holloway Obit

Doris Florine Patterson, age 78 of Carrollton, passed away Friday, September 19, 2014. She was born December 31, 1935 in Douglasville, Georgia to the late Mr. Thomas H. Wadsworth and Mrs. Eva Lucille Goolsby Wadsworth. She was a homemaker and a member of Heaven Bound Church of God in Centralhatchee. Besides her parents, preceding her in death is a … [Read more...]

Mr. Tony L. Scott

flower cook

Mr. Tony L. Scott, 48, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, September 11, 2014, at his home. Born December 27, 1965, in Fulton County, Mr. Scott served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army and the Army National Guard and was a member of VFW Post 4629 in LaGrange. ┬áHe lived at Stovall before making his home in Heard County in 2008, was Baptist by faith, and was … [Read more...]

Mrs. Jeanette G. Cole


Mrs. Jeanette Gilman Cole, 89, passed away September 5, 2014. Graveside memorial services will be held at 3:00 pm on Thursday, September 11, 2014 in Riverside Cemetery, Macon, GA. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the graveside. Mrs. Cole was born in Macon, GA on March 5, 1925 to the late William and Margaret Tucker Strong. … [Read more...]

Mr. Eddie Thompson

Funeral flower pope

Funeral services for Eddie Lee Thompson, age 56, of Franklin, GA, will be held on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at 3:00 PM from Bear Creek United Methodist Church with Rev. Jacob Wilkerson and Rev. Craig Dallas officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee in charge of arrangements. The family will … [Read more...]

Mr. Byron West

West, Byron

Byron West, age 65 of Franklin, Georgia, passed away Sunday, September 07, 2014. He was born May 16, 1949 in Mt. Zion to the late Mr. Claude West and Mrs. Bertha Holmes West. Before his health began to fail, he worked for Hearn Monuments. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by four brothers, Herb, Curley, L.M. and Johnny West, and a sister, Lois … [Read more...]

Mr. Thomas Lamar McCray

Thomas Feature

Funeral services for Thomas Lamar McCray, age 40, of Roanoke, will be held on Friday, September 12, 2014, at 2:00 pm from Christian Memorial Sword of the Spirit Ministries with Pastor Tom Staples officiating. Burial will follow at Friendship Baptist Church in Bacon Level. The family will receive friends at the Quattlebaum funeral home in Roanoke from 6:00 … [Read more...]

Mrs. Lela Ridley Person


Mrs. Lela Ridley Person, born in Heard County, Georgia on April 10, 1912, was the daughter of Andrew Byrd and Mattie Jones Ridley. She was the second of three children, one brother, Elbert; and one sister, Ruthie. She made a beautiful transition, Thursday, August 28, 2014 around 4:00 PM. Great memories abide in the hearts of many people. Whe was a great … [Read more...]

Mr. Hugh Nelms


Mr. Hugh Daniel Nelms, age 79 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at the Emory Mid Town Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, August 29, 2014. Funeral services for Mr. Nelms will be conducted on Monday, September 1, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. from the Stutts Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverends Tom Lipham and Mark Williams officiating. The interment will follow in … [Read more...]

Mrs. Hilda Turner


The Celebration of Life Service for Mrs. Hilda Turner of Franklin will be Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 1:00PM at the Bethel Heard Baptist Church, 2484 Charlie B. Johnson Road in Franklin. Rev. Anthony Melson will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Turner, a native of Heard County, was born December 7, 1929 and was the daughter of the … [Read more...]

Mr. James Lark

Lark obit

Mr. James Olin Lark, age75 of Mountain City, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia. Funeral services for Mr. Lark will be conducted on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. from the Stutts Funeral Home Chapel in Franklin, Georgia with the Reverend David Persinger officiating. The … [Read more...]