Obituaries

Doris Jones
B: 1923-07-11
D: 2016-05-01
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Jones, Doris
Thomas Bruce
B: 1926-09-03
D: 2016-04-30
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Bruce, Thomas
Virgil Strickland
D: 2016-04-29
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Strickland, Virgil
John Dillard
B: 1954-01-11
D: 2016-04-28
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Dillard, John
Thomas Conley
B: 1955-12-17
D: 2016-04-28
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Conley, Thomas
Edda Agee
B: 1922-03-31
D: 2016-04-27
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Agee, Edda
Alton Nix
B: 1933-05-24
D: 2016-04-25
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Nix, Alton
Sean Dookwah
B: 1972-10-05
D: 2016-04-25
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Dookwah, Sean
Jack McClellan
B: 1932-09-27
D: 2016-04-24
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McClellan, Jack
Winston Miles
D: 2016-04-21
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Miles, Winston
Peggy Hancock
B: 1926-06-29
D: 2016-04-21
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Hancock, Peggy
Anna Baker
D: 2016-04-20
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Baker, Anna
William McCoy
B: 1939-12-21
D: 2016-04-20
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McCoy, William
Myrtle Hughes
B: 1930-12-06
D: 2016-04-19
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Hughes, Myrtle
Roy Kidd
B: 1930-08-24
D: 2016-04-18
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Kidd, Roy
James Rhyne
B: 1963-05-07
D: 2016-04-17
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Rhyne, James
Joseph Williams
B: 1921-08-24
D: 2016-04-17
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Williams, Joseph
Thomas Melton
B: 1946-08-29
D: 2016-04-17
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Melton, Thomas
Paul Chastain
D: 2016-04-15
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Chastain, Paul
Linda Bright
D: 2016-04-14
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Bright, Linda
Florene Jenkins
B: 1934-12-06
D: 2016-04-13
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Jenkins, Florene

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Our Affiliations

The staff members of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home East are very active in both community and professional organizations. Here is just a short list of the local, regional and national groups where we put our time and energy.

Academy of Graduate Embalmers of Georgia  



James Johnson, a licensed funeral director and embalmer, recently became a member of the Academy of Graduate Embalmers of Georgia, an association that promotes the profession through education advancement and mutual improvement.

Georgia Board of Funeral Service  



In 2014, Tom Lord was appointed by Governor Nathan Deal to the Georgia Board of Funeral Service. The Board governs licensed businesses and individuals, adopts rules and regulations, and oversees the standards of funeral service within the state.

Georgia Funeral Directors Association  


Since 1899, the Georgia Funeral Directors Association has provided a network of resources to funeral service professionals. Lord & Stephens Funeral Home is proud to be an active member of the Georgia Funeral Directors Association, with staff having served in various capacities from treasurer to president.

National Funeral Directors Association  



Lord & Stephens Funeral Home has received the Pursuit of Excellence Award for the past four years. Pictured here is NFDA President Rob Moore with Ivy Spicer, receiving the 2015 Pursuit of Excellence Award at the NFDA International Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, IN.