Obituaries

Charles Hicks
D: 2018-01-17
View Details
Hicks, Charles
Leila Hardigree
B: 1927-10-09
D: 2018-01-17
View Details
Hardigree, Leila
Robert Cagampan
B: 1943-04-29
D: 2018-01-15
View Details
Cagampan, Robert
William O'Neill
B: 1935-02-23
D: 2018-01-15
View Details
O'Neill, William
Bonnie Smith
B: 1932-01-18
D: 2018-01-14
View Details
Smith, Bonnie
Nolen Wood
B: 1964-05-12
D: 2018-01-14
View Details
Wood, Nolen
Alonzo "A.B." Gaines
B: 1940-09-28
D: 2018-01-14
View Details
Gaines, Alonzo "A.B."
Myrna Booth
B: 1932-08-05
D: 2018-01-14
View Details
Booth, Myrna
Eula Parker
B: 1931-06-06
D: 2018-01-12
View Details
Parker, Eula
Jerry Woodall
B: 1939-05-08
D: 2018-01-12
View Details
Woodall, Jerry
Ronald Autry
D: 2018-01-11
View Details
Autry, Ronald
Peggy Thrasher
B: 1945-03-30
D: 2018-01-11
View Details
Thrasher, Peggy
Mary Hammonds
B: 1937-06-07
D: 2018-01-10
View Details
Hammonds, Mary
Nancy Seymour
D: 2018-01-09
View Details
Seymour, Nancy
Lottie England
B: 1926-08-09
D: 2018-01-09
View Details
England, Lottie
Teresa Asher
B: 1934-10-06
D: 2018-01-08
View Details
Asher, Teresa
Pauline Holcomb
B: 1918-04-07
D: 2018-01-07
View Details
Holcomb, Pauline
Geneva Pierce
D: 2018-01-07
View Details
Pierce, Geneva
Rhonda Smith
B: 1964-02-26
D: 2018-01-07
View Details
Smith, Rhonda
Wesley Wilson
B: 1977-06-09
D: 2018-01-07
View Details
Wilson, Wesley
Henry Gentry
B: 1948-03-22
D: 2018-01-06
View Details
Gentry, Henry

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
4355 Lexington Road
Athens, GA 30605
Phone: (706) 546-1587
Fax: (706) 548-7984

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Order Flowers

Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.

Pre-Arrangement

A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.

Our Experienced Staff


Tom Lord, Owner

Licensed Funeral Director / Embalmer
Tom is a 1977 graduate of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service.  He served 6 years on the Board of Georgia Funeral Directors Association and served 3 years on NFDA Policy Board.  Tom currently serves on the Georgia State Board of Funeral Service.  He and his wife, Melissa reside in Oconee County.  They have five children and two grandchildren and are members of Beech Haven Baptist Church.

Jason Wommack, Manager
Email: jwommack@lordandstephens.com

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Jason is a 1994 graduate of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service and has been employed with Lord and Stephens since 1995.  He and his wife, Mandy live in Oconee County.  In his spare time, Jason enjoys traveling, motorcycle riding and UGA sports.

Dale Rogers

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Dale is a 2000 graduate of The Cincinnatti College of Mortuary Science.  He is a native of South Carolina and a second generation funeral director.   He and his son, Parker live in Oconee County.  Dale is a member of Oglethorpe County Rotary Club and attends Ray's United Methodist Church.

James Johnson

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
James is a 1995 graduate of Gupton Jones College.  He is a native of Habersham County and currently resides in Madison County.

Talmadge Hall

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Talmadge is a 1959 graduate of Kentucky School of Embalming. From 1963 until 1995, he owned and operated Hall's Funeral Home in Franklin County.  Several years following his retirement, he began his employment with Lord and Stephens.  Talmadge has 2 children and 2 grandchildren.

Ryan Huddleston

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Ryan is a 2009 graduate of Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service.  He is a native of Gwinnett County and currently resides in Athens with his wife Jennifer.  Ryan is a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

Katie Power

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Katie is a 2013 honor graduate of Piedmont Technical College with an Associate's Degree in Applied Science and a major in Funeral Service. She serves as Deputy Coroner for the Madison County Coroner's Office. In her spare time, she enjoys bass fishing, fitness and cycling and spending time with family and friends. She and her husband, Chad reside in Winterville. She has been with Lord and Stephens since 2011.

Whitney Burkhalter

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer
Whitney is a 2017 honors graduate of Piedmont Technical College with an Associate's Degree in Funeral Service. She has been with Lord and Stephens since 2015.
A Tennessee native, Whitney now lives in Athens with her husband, Matthew. She is a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

Cameron Harrelson

Apprentice Funeral Director & Embalmer
Cameron was born and raised in Baxley, Georgia and moved to Athens in 2013 to attend the University of Georgia. He joined the staff of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home in 2015. He enjoys playing piano, attending church, and being involved in politics.

Ivy Spicer

Cemetery Manager
Ivy is a 2011 graduate of the University of Georgia with a Master's degree in Historic Preservation. A native of Caroline County, Virginia she currently resides in Athens.

Rita Ingham, Office Manager

Rita has been with Lord and Stephens since 2000.  She and her husband Rev.John Ingham live in Oconee County.  

Deanna Barrick, Accounts Manager

A graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, Deanna holds a Masters Degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology, maintains licensure in the state of Tennessee and is presently completing coursework in Grief Counseling.  Following their marriage in 1999, Deanna moved to Athens and currently resides in Clarke County with her husband, David.  Her hobbies include snow skiing, boating and all outdoor activities.  Although living in the heart of DAWG country, she remains a committed and loyal VOLS fan.

Tabitha Fuller

Secretary

Roger Croy, Facility Manager

Assistant Funeral Director
Roger has been employed with Lord and Stephens since 1993.   He and his wife Susan live in Madison County with their children Dalton and Calina. Roger is an avid fisherman.