May 26, 2017

Mr. Johnnie Render Blanks

Mr. Johnnie Render Blanks passed away on April 16, 2017. A family graveside service was held at Salem Cemetery. He was born in Heard County, Georgia in May of 1946 to Alma Lizzie (Elizabeth) and Johnnie Blanks. After graduating from Heard County High School, he lived for a number of years in Atlanta but returned to Heard County with his wife and daughter … [Read more...]

Mr. Luby Johnson

Mr. Luby Johnson, 87, of Hogansville, passed away, Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Johnson was born July 30, 1929, in Harlan County, Kentucky, son of the late Claude and Mary Ward Johnson. A resident of Hogansville most of his life, he was Baptist by faith and retired as a master mechanic from Uniroyal, Inc. after 46 … [Read more...]

Mr. Wayne Pike

Mr. Wayne Pike, age 73, of Franklin passed away Friday April 21, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice. Funeral services for Mr. Pike will be conducted Monday April 24, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Stutts Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Pruitt officiating. Interment will follow in Harmony United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will accept guests at … [Read more...]

Mr. Jimmy Kilby

Mr. Jimmy Kilby was born January 31, 1942 in Franklin (Heard County) Georgia to John Henry Kilby and Minnie Lou Kelly Kilby. He attended Mary Johnson School in Franklin; and after completing eleven years, he chose to join the U. S. Army where he earned his G. E. D. and was taught many skills. In 1964, he and Floyce Person were married. In 1988, Jimmy … [Read more...]

Mrs. Sara Shirey Neal

Mrs. Sara Shirey Neal, 79, of Newnan/Franklin, GA passed away peacefully on April 16, 2017. Mrs Neal was born March 24, 1938 in Franklin, daughter of Robert H. and Estelle Shirey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Robert H. Shirey, Jr. She is survived by her devoted husband, James D. Neal; her loving children, Debbie … [Read more...]

Mr. Frank Delano, Jr.

Mr. Frank Anthony Delano, Jr., age 74, of Franklin passed away April 9, 2017. Mr. Delano was born November 4, 1942 in Camden, New Jersey to the late Frank Anthony Delano, Sr. and Eva Alice Kuckinsky Delano. He was a Christian by faith. He served his country with distinction during the Vietnam Conflict as a Staff Sergeant in the US Army. For his service he … [Read more...]

Mr. Jimmy Ray Jennings

Mr. Jimmy Ray Jennings, 57, of Rossville, passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at his home. Mr. Jennings attended the Georgia School for the Deaf in Cave Springs, Georgia and worked for thirty-three years in the heating & air business before pursuing a career as a truck driver with S & H Drivers, Inc. He was of the Baptist faith, served as … [Read more...]

Mr. Joshua Shelnutt

Mr. Joshua Otis Shelnutt, age 37, of Franklin passed away Friday April 7, 2017. A memorial service will be held Sunday April 9, 2017 at 4:00 PM at the chapel of Stutts Funeral Home with the Rev. Lynn Janney officiating. The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home from 2:00 – 4:00 PM prior to the service. Mr. Shelnutt was born October 19, 1979 to … [Read more...]

Mrs. Helen Judy

Mrs. Helen Faye Szalkay Judy, age 94, of Franklin passed away March 30, 2017. A memorial service for Mrs. Judy will be conducted Saturday April 8, 2017 at 1:00 PM from the chapel of Stutts Funeral Home. The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home from 12:00 – 1:00 PM prior to the service. Mrs. Judy was born February 9, 1923 in Portsmouth, … [Read more...]

Mr. John Tillman Smith

Mr. John Tillman Smith, 79, of LaGrange, GA passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice. Mr. Smith was born July 25, 1937 in Heard County, GA, son of the late Arthur Jackson Smith and Annie Mae Pittman Smith. He was Baptist by faith and was employed with Milliken as a truck driver until his retirement, and later worked for Vaughn … [Read more...]