September 2, 2014

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

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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...]

Mr. Donald Crumley


Mr. Donald “Don” Crumley, age 91 of Franklin, Georgia, formerly of Newport, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, August, 20, 2014 at the Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Georgia. Funeral services for Mr. Crumley will be conducted on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. from the Manes Funeral Home Chapel in Newport, Tennessee with the Reverends Steve … [Read more...]

Miss Joshalyn Kendal Baxter


Joshalyn Kendal “Josh” Baxter, age 6, of Hogansville, passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014. Josh was born December 13, 2007, in Mobile, Alabama and had lived in Hogansville for the past two years.  She was a first grade student at Heard County Elementary School and had attended Bible School at Corinth Baptist Church. Survivors include her parents, Matt … [Read more...]

Mr. Carl Edward Graham

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Mr. Carl “Eddie” Graham, 72, also known by friends and family as “Pap”, of Franklin, Ga, went home to be with the Lord peacefully with family by his side on Monday, August 11, 2014 at his home. Born on Sept 21, 1941, in Greenford, Ohio to the late Wilbert & Martha Graham, he was the eldest of 8 children. He served our country in the US Navy for 7 years … [Read more...]

Mr. Jason Tinsley

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Mr. Jason Denver Tinsley, age 30 of Franklin, Georgia walked for the first time in 22 years on August 5, 2014 straight through the gates of Heaven. A celebration of Jason’s life was held on August 7, 2014, at 5:00 P.M. from the Stutts Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverends Lynn Janney and Mary Nell Burden officiating. A loving tribute was offered by … [Read more...]

Mrs. Betty Echols

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Mrs. Betty Mackey Echols, age 80, passed away August 4, 2014 at Hospice LaGrange. Funeral services for Mrs. Echols will be conducted Thursday August 7 at 2:00 PM from the Chapel of Tom Stutts & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Hornsby officiating. The family will accept friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service. Interment … [Read more...]

Mr. Troy Gosdin

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Mr. Troy Ezra Gosdin, age 84, of Ephesus, GA passed away August 4, 2014 after several years of declining health. Funeral services for Mr. Gosdin will be conducted Tuesday August 5, 2014 at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Tom Stutts & Son Funeral Home with the Revs. Sam Braswell and John Dye officiating. The family will accept guests at the funeral home … [Read more...]