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Peggy Stewart Athens, Georgia


Peggy B. Stewart, 93, of Winterville, passed away on February 7, 2023. Born on November 17, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Willie Mae Sorrow Horne and John Horne, Peggy loved her pets,...

Martha McCarty


Martha Eleanor McCarty, 92, died on Tuesday, February 7, 2023. Born in Madison County, GA she was the daughter of the late Homer McCarty and Nellie Landers Lord. She worked at Southern Bell as an...

Bretton "Brett" Branch Comer


Brett Branch, 36, died January 22, 2023. A native of Athens, GA, he was a son of Karen Smith (David) Hill of Colbert and the late Benton Darvin Branch. Brett was also preceded in death by his...

William Kennedy Watkinsville, GA


William Durell Kennedy (“Darell” “DK”), 78, happily traded his wheels for wings on February 4, 2023 and joined the love of his life, Shirley, in the presence of...

Brett Gandy Comer, GA


Brett Lawton Gandy, a man of strength, love, and devotion, passed away peacefully in Comer, Georgia, on Friday, 3 February 2023. Brett was born 31 March 1955 at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida....

Chandler Griffin Bogart, GA


In deep sadness, the family of Chandler Thomas Griffin announce the passing of their child of God on February 3, 2023.   Chandler was born on May 19, 2004 to Mr. Kevin Griffin and...

Patricia Lopez Athens, Georgia


Patricia Ann Lopez, 60, of Athens passed away on February 3, 2023. Born on February 18, 1962, she was the daughter of the late Joel Michael Casper and Clara Ann Wright Casper. Patricia was a...

Harry "Rick" Wilkes Athens


Harry Richard Wilkes, 66, of Athens, passed away in the early morning hours of February 2, 2023 after succumbing to Liver disease. Rick born on Christmas day, 1956 and was the youngest of three...

Lee Dennis Comer, Georgia


Lee C. Dennis of Athens GA., went home to be with the Lord on February 2, 2023. The son of the late William and Virginia Dennis, Lee grew up in Athens, excelled in sports and graduated from Clarke...

Kaleb Howington Winterville, Georgia


Kaleb Trandum Howington, October 13, 2006 – January 31, 2023,  Age 16   Kaleb gained his wings today.  Kaleb was 16 years old and lived in Winterville Georgia.  He has...

L. H. Lewis Arnoldsville


 On the morning of January 31, 2023, at the age of 91, Lillious Hershel (LH) Lewis Jr. joined many loved ones in heaven. LH was born to Bertha and LH Lewis Sr. in Athens, Ga on March 18,...

Jackie Armor Athens, Georgia


Jackie Lee Armor, 67, of Athens, GA died on January 30, 2023. Born on May 16, 1956, she was the daughter of the late James Eddie & Annette Edwards Sorrow of Athens GA. Jackie was also...

Kathy Bishop Colbert, GA


Kathy Ann Bishop, 68, of Colbert, GA, passed away on January 30, 2023. Kathy was born on September 11, 1954, to James & Annette Sorrow in Athens, GA.  In 1971, Kathy met David Bishop at...

Freddie Bell Comer


Freddie Leonard Bell, cherished father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2023 at the age of 91. Born in Tennessee, he was a son of the late Elmer J. Bell and...

Barbara Anne Carlson


Barbara Anne Whitehead Carlson, 74, of Athens, Ga., died Sunday, Jan. 29, after a long battle with kidney and heart disease.  Barbara was born Sept. 16, 1948, at St. Mary’s...

James Battaglia, Jr.


James “Jim” Dominic Battaglia, Jr. of Jackson, Georgia died at home Sunday, January 29, 2023.  Jim, the son of the late Dr. James Battaglia, Sr. of Marco Island, FL and the late...

Anne Asbury Athens


Anne B. Asbury, 85, of Athens, GA died on January 28, 2023. The daughter of the late Estelle Barber and Thomas G. (Dude) Barber, Anne grew up in Decatur, GA and graduated from Avondale High School...

Beverly Jensen Hull


Beverly Mae Jensen, 83, of Hull, died on Saturday, January 28, 2023. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska to the late Jesse Clarence Phillips and Gladys Mildred Turner Phillips. Bev and her family...

Bricker Daughtry Watkinsville


Bricker Scott Daughtry left this world on January 27, 2023, after a courageous battle with glioblastoma. Bric was born on July 24, 1976 to Linda Moon Daughtry and the late Thomas Bricker...

Richard Davis Hull


Richard Arliss Davis, 86, of Hull, Georgia, died on Friday, January 27, 2023. A native of Rockmart, Richard was born to the late James Clarence Davis and Helen Lola Simpkins Davis. From 1955 to...

Nellie Holder


Nellie Grace Martin Holder, beloved mother, of Winterville, GA, died January 26, 2023.  Born August 18, 1938 in Walterboro, SC, she was the daughter of the late Wesley Jerome Martin, Sr. and...

James Smith


James Gerry Smith, 60, died on Thursday, January 26, 2023. Born in Athens, GA he was the son of James P. Smith of Winterville, GA and the late Gladys Busbin Smith. Gerry worked in construction...

James Hefner Athens


James Edward Hefner, 94, of Athens, passed away on January 25, 2023. He was the son of the late E.E. and Lillie Hefner of Hendersonville, NC. After completing high school, Jim was employed for...

Edward "Ned" Sanders, Jr. Stephens, Georgia


Edward Lloyd Sanders, Jr. “Ned”, 91, passed away on January 25, 2023. Born on April 24, 1931, he was the son of the late Edward Lloyd Sanders, Sr. and Lillie Clyde Sorrow Sanders. Ned...

Rose Hays


Rose Marie Hays, 68, of Athens, GA,  wife of 39 years to Jake Hays, died on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. Born in Carrollton, MO, she was the daughter of the late James Otto and Joanne Stobaugh...

Harry Thomas Watkinsville


Harry Milton Thomas, 82, lifelong resident of Oconee County, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. Mr. Thomas was a devoted Christian and a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was born...

Daltha "Dot" Almond Watkinsville


Funeral services for Mrs. Almond will be Friday, January 27, 2023 at 2:00 pm at Lord and Stephens, West. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends...

Lendra Cheek Newnan, Georgia


Lendra Faye Cheek, 76, of Newnan passed away on January 24, 2023. Born on May 8, 1946, she was the Daughter of Otis David Edmonds and Cora Geneva Whalen. Faye was a faithful wife, staying devoted...

Helen Collins Colbert


Helen Schneider Collins passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at the age of 105 as she was joyfully welcomed into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Helen was born on...

Linda Hewell Hull


Linda Diane Hewell, 67, wife of the late James Ledean Hewell, died on Monday, January 23, 2023. Born in Jackson County, GA she was the daughter of the late Curtis William Hudson and Hassie Mae...

Elizabeth Willoughby Carlton


Elizabeth Ann Meeks Willoughby, 55, of Carlton, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2023.  Born in Monroe, she was a daughter of the late Jimmy Meeks and Alice Estelle Mitchell Bales. In...

Betty Ann Crumley Colbert


Betty Ann Meadow Crumley, 94, of Colbert and Comer, died in the early hours of January 23, 2023.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Madison County.  She was born the fifth child...

Mary Vaughan Arnoldsville


Mary Ward Vaughan, 83, wife of the late John Abda Vaughan, went peacefully to heaven surrounded by those who loved her on January 22, 2023. Mary was born in Athens, GA, she was the daughter of...

Taylor Marshall Watkinsville, GA


Taylor Andrew Marshall, 32, died suddenly on Friday, January 13, 2023 after many years of fighting multiple health issues. Born in Oconee County Taylor was a graduate of Oconee County High School...

George Fortson


George Boles Fortson, 89, husband of 67 years to Martha Holloman Fortson, died on Sunday, January 22, 2023. Born in Elberton, GA he was the son of the late George Haley Fortson and Anna Julia...

John Bridges


John Calvin Bridges, 93, husband of Laquita Joyce Bridges, died on Sunday, January 22, 2023. Born in Danielsville, GA, he was the son of the late Nim H. Bridges and Kate Meadow Bridges and...

Rina Totis Athens, GA


Rina Totis, September 29, 1925 - January 21, 2023, age 97, passed peacefully at home in Athens, Georgia. Born in Flaibano, province of Udine, region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy. Rina, Benito...

Robert Lowrey, Jr. Athens, Georgia


Robert Sidney Lowrey, Jr., of Athens, passed away on January 21, 2023. Born on June 9, 1934, he was the son of the late Robert Sidney Lowrey, Sr. and Nell Ellenburg Lowrey of Rome, Georgia. He...

William "Bill" Walinow, Jr. Athens


William Robert Walinow, Jr., 73, of Athens, died on Friday, January 20, 2023. Born in Kansas City, Kansas to the late William Robert Walinow, Sr. and Margarete Meyer Walinow, Bill grew up in...

Mary Smith Danielsville


Mary Viola Smith, 85, of Danielsville, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2023. Born in Madison County, she was the daughter of Sam Campbell and Madie Long Campbell. Mrs. Smith enjoyed reading,...

Keith Carver Bogart


Keith Morgan Carver, of Bogart, passed away on January 19, 2023. He was born February 14, 1958, in Moultrie, GA to the late Leo and Ruby Carver. He graduated from Westover High School in Albany,...

Paul Caldwell, Jr. Hartwell, Georgia


Paul Lamar Caldwell, Jr., of Hartwell, passed away on January 19, 2023. Born on January 10, 1957, he was the son of the late, Paul Lamar Caldwell, Sr. and Nell Grace Strickland Caldwell. Paul...

Billy Lyle Athens


Billy Rich Lyle, 89, died January 19, 2023. Born in Jackson County, he was the son of the late George Washington and Princess Carruth Lyle. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force in the Korean...

Douglas "Mack" Burkhalter


Douglas “Mack” Burkhalter, 80, of Lexington passed away Thursday, January 19, 2023.  Mack was born January 10, 1943 in Athens to the late George David and Flora Mae...

Mary Holte Bogart


Mary Lou Holte (“Mary Lou” or “Lou”) passed away peacefully at home in Bogart, Georgia on January 18, 2023.  She was 83 years old.  The family is saddened and...

Stanley "Stan" Kanavage


Stanley (Stan) Chester Kanavage died on January 17, 2023 after a lengthy illness.  He was born March 5, 1954 in Baxley, GA to Dr. Chester Benjamin and Helen White Kanavage.   Stan...

Robert Strawn


Robert Scott Strawn, 61, husband of Pamela Legg Strawn, died on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Born in Atlanta, GA, he was the son of the late Robert Franklin Strawn Dorothy Jean Strawn. Scott has...
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