Alexander Philip Richards, 11, earned his angel wings and went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Alex was a happy, fun-loving, inspirational boy that had a huge impact on everyone that he met. Alex was born in Lawrenceville, Ga. Alex loved his family, but most important to him was his sister.
Vivian Taylor Simmons, beloved mother, sister and aunt, was finally able to go home on September 17, 2018. Born May 3, 1927, she was the daughter of Henry Rainer Taylor and Lena Remell Taylor in Jacksonville, Fla., and spent most of her life in Orlando, Fla. She attended Rollins College in Winter Park, studying commercial
MAYSVILLE – Elsie Mae Duffey Clark, 90, previously of Grantville, died Monday, September 17, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Clark was born in Newnan, the daughter of the late Ollie Russell and Mary Gladys Stitcher Duffey. Mrs. Clark was married on September 21, 1945, in Coweta County to the late Everett Clark. She was a
COMMERCE – Lonnie “Big Wood” Wood passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, September 19, at 1 p.m. at Grove Level Baptist Church, 1702 Grove Level Road, Maysville, GA 30558. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home.
SHELLMAN BLUFF, GA – Brenda Jones, 54, passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Candler Hospital in Savannah. She was born in Winder and had lived at Shellman Bluff for 14 years. She was a housekeeper at the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island and was a homemaker. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist
Robert “Bobby” Couch, 83, died September 13, 2018. A native of Oglethorpe County, he was the son of the late Robert M. Couch and Mae Bell Alford Couch. He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Worley Couch; a son, Ricky Couch; sister, Lila Gray; and brother, Alford Couch. Mr. Couch was a retired
ATHENS – Martha Bond Landrum, 63, South Jackson Community, entered into rest Sunday, September 16, 2018. Mrs. Landrum was born in Winder, the daughter of the late Harold and Ruby Taylor Bond. She was retired from the Georgia Department of Corrections and was a member of Living Waters Worship Center. She was preceded in death
Wanda Jean Nix, 61, passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018. Mrs. Nix was preceded in death by her parents, William and Shirley Welch; and her brother-in-law, Mike Nix. Survivors include her husband, Glenn Nix; daughter and son-in-law, Penni and Steve Walden; son and daughter-in-law, Corbett and Sarah Pledger; sister and brother-in-law, Ramona and Don Schimmel;
Phyllis Ann Evans Jones entered into rest on September 13, 2018, following a 4 ½ year battle with cancer. Phyllis was an organist having played over 50 years at Seminole First Baptist Church in Seminole, Fla. and Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Commerce. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hoke and Maryleen Evans;
JEFFERSON – Monroe William “Fireball” Gathright, 74 entered into rest Thursday, September 13, 2018. Mr. Gathright was born in Jefferson, the son of the late Harvey and Jessie Mae Barfield Gathright. He was a member of Jones Chapel Church and was a retired welder with Thrall Car after 40+ years and later with the Jackson
HOSCHTON – Kathryn Bell Ewing, 67, entered into rest Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Mrs. Ewing was born in Macon, Ga., the daughter of the late Joe C. and Joyce Johnson Bell. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Winder and the Jackson County Republican Party. Mrs. Ewing was a homemaker and
WINDER – Lula Pearl McDaniel, 87, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Mrs. McDaniel was a native of Barrow County and was the daughter of the late Garfield McDaniel and Martha Vanderford McDaniel. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Fred McDaniel; five brothers; and two sisters. Mrs. McDaniel retired as
CARNESVILLE – Homer M. “Bud” Gable, 78 passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Born in Clermont, Ga. on June 2, 1940, he was the son of the late Warren and Nellie Mae Hill Gable. Mr. Gable retired from Mt. Vernon Mills after years of service. He was a hardworking man and loved his children
My Father Aaron Joseph Haggard was born on June 14, 1938, and passed away September 10, 2018, at Northridge Medical Center surrounded by people who loved him. He was 80 years old. He was a former carpenter and brick mason and he was of the Baptist denomination. He was preceded in death by his father
DANIELSVILLE – Betty Pace, 84, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, William and Della Pierce; brothers, Paul and William Pierce; and sister, Juanita Copeland. Survivors include a son, Richard Pace, Danielsville; and sisters, Connie Maxey and Ruth Reynolds. Services will be held Friday, September 14, at
July 3, 1946 – September 7, 2018 Mr. Turman was a loving husband to Donna Turman, father to Lee Turman and Simone Blanchard, brother to Al Turman, and uncle to 15 nieces and nephews and was preceded in death by his parents, Mary and Walter Turman, Mentor, Ohio. He was a Navy veteran, and self-employed
On Friday, September 7, 2018, Joshua Earl Lane, husband and father, passed away at the age of 35. Josh was born in Jacksonville, Fla. before moving to Georgia, where he resided with his family for the majority of his life. Despite calling Georgia home, Josh never lost his passion for the Florida Gators orange and
HOSCHTON – Patricia Ann Evans, 63, entered into rest Saturday, September 8, 2018. Ms. Evans was born in Commerce, the daughter of the late Lonie and Joyce Holland Evans. She was retired from Comar Manufacturing and was a member of Living Hope Church. Ms. Evans was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Evans; and
BRASELTON – JoAnn “Jody” Savage Wetherford, 73, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018. She was a member of Harmony Hall Baptist Church and enjoyed arts and crafts and working. Mrs. Wetherford loved her family and helping people. She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Wetherford; son, Bruce Barton; and sister, Evon E. Murray.
VENICE, FLA. – Mary Bess Adams passed away at her residence in Venice, Fla. on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at the age of 73. Mary was born in Bedford, Ind., on August 16, 1945, the daughter of Joe and Ruth Hackett. Survivors include two brothers, Dan (Barbara) Hackett and Frank (Debbie) Hackett, both of Bedford,
JEFFERSON – Reverend Wayne Wright, 74, passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018. Reverend Wright was born on July 13, 1944, the son of the late Marion Wright Sr. and Lizza Lovell Wright. He was a member of Pond Fork Baptist Church, was an ordained Minister for over 30 years, and was a farmer. Reverend