February 11, 2016

Mr. Fred Waters

Mr. Fred Waters, age 90 of Roopville, entered into Glory on Monday, February 08, 2016. He was born August 09, 1925 in Tattnall County, Georgia to the late Mr. Frank B. Waters and Mrs. Allie Bell Collins Waters. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy and devoted his life in education as a mentor to his students and faculty in various counties and later retired … [Read more...]

Mr. Walter Ellis Brewer, Sr.

Walter Ellis Brewer, Sr., age 69 of Carrollton, passed away Saturday, February 06, 2016. He was born September 06, 1946 in Troup County to the late Mr. William Henry Brewer and Doris Hardegree Brewer. He worked for Maplehurst for more than 30 years as a supervisor. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brother, Frank Brewer. Survivors … [Read more...]

Mr. Jimmy Lee Hamilton

Mr. Jimmy Lee Hamilton, 55, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at his home. Mr. Hamilton was born Feb. 17, 1960, in Heard County, lived in Meriwether County all of his life, and was employed for a number of years at Durand-Wayland. He was Baptist by faith, loved gardening, and enjoyed auto mechanics. Survivors include his wife, Diana … [Read more...]

Mrs. Willie Kate Hembree

Mrs. Willie Kate Hornsby Hembree, age 95 of Franklin, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Georgia. Mrs. Hembree was born on September 4, 1920 in Graham, Alabama, the daughter of the late Essie Gillispie Hornsby and Joseph Tom Hornsby. She was a faithful member of the Antioch Baptist Church. In her … [Read more...]

Mrs. Pauline Hamrick

Mrs. Pauline Shedd Hamrick, age 83 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at her home on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Mrs. Hamrick was born in Atlanta, Georgia on June 29, 1932, the daughter of the late Annie Chosewood Shedd, and James O. Shedd. She was a member of the Olive Branch Baptist Church. Her whole life revolved around two things, her God and her … [Read more...]

Mr. Howard C. Brooks, Sr.

Mr. Howard C. Brooks, Sr., age 84, of Franklin, GA passed away on January 27, 2016 at his residence in Centralhatchee. Mr. Brooks was born in Atlanta, GA on January 18, 1932. Survivors include one daughter, Jennie Bohon of Temple and five sons, Howard Brooks, Jr. of Ephesus; Anthony Brooks of Austell, Chuck Brooks of Austell, Steven Brooks of Franklin, and … [Read more...]

Mr. James N. Messer

Mr. James N. Messer, 82, of Senoia and formerly of Hogansville, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016, at his home. Mr. Messer was born July 25, 1933, in Cherokee County, Alabama, son of the late K. C. and Ida Mae Pence Messer. He lived in the Hogansville area from 1947 until making his home in Senoia in 2014, and retired as a production supervisor from … [Read more...]

Mr. James Oswald

Mrs. James Carson Oswald, age 96 of Macon, Georgia, formerly of Heard County passed away on January 27, 2016 at the Pruitt Health Peake ┬áin Macon, Georgia. Mr. Oswald was born in Athens, Georgia on October 15, 1919, the son of the late Cynthia Archer Oswald and Robert Ware Oswald. He was a Christian by faith. After attending high school he attended Berry … [Read more...]

Mrs. Shirley Joan Jiles

Shirley was born February 23, 1936 in Clinton, Indiana, the daughter of the late Virgil Searing and Bertha Martin Searing. She worked for Chromley Turbine Systems prior to her retirement. Survivors include her husband of twenty years, Herbert Jiles, daughters and sons-in-law, Darlene and Tim Horsley, Blairsville, Georgia, Kathi and David Moeller, Fort … [Read more...]

Mrs. Ruby Philpotts

The Celebration of Life Service for Mrs. Ruby Philpotts of LaGrange will be Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 1:00PM at the Saint Paul Baptist Church on Union Street. Bishop Donald Lancaster will officiate. Burial will be in Meadoway Garden Cemetery. Mrs. Philpotts, a native of Heard County, was born on April 10, 1927 and was the daughter of Laura Person. She … [Read more...]