Our Obituaries

Johnny Whitener

September 18, 1948 - August 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Sidney Hayes Dykes

July 31, 1946 - August 18, 2017

Sid Dykes, affectionately known by many as Possum, of Columbus, GA, passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017.A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am, on Wednesday, August 23rd 2017 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, with Pastor Tom Neville officiating. Visitation will follow the service at Mt. Zion.Son of the late Sidney Hayes Dykes Sr. and Natilu McKenney Dykes, he was born July 31, 1946 in Columbus,...
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Edith Emily May

January 28, 1955 - August 16, 2017

Edith Emily Lampard May, 62, of Columbus, passed away on August 16, 2017. A Graveside Service is scheduled in Parkhill Cemetery on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 2:00pm with Dr. Ken Cochran officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 5:00-7:00pm. Mrs. May, daughter of the late Charles Lampard Sr. and Joyce Hemming Lampard, was born January 28, 1955 in Rosedale,...
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Roy Eugene Dickson

April 4, 1928 - August 16, 2017

Roy Eugene "Gene" Dickson, age 89, resident of Columbus, passed away on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Columbus Hospice House. Funeral services are scheduled at St. Luke United Methodist Church on Saturday, August 19, 2017, 2:00 PM with Reverend Robert Beckham officiating. Interment will follow at Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Striffler-Hamby, Columbus, on Friday, August...
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Judith Ann Parker

February 12, 1948 - August 16, 2017

Judith Ann Parker, 69, of Fortson, Georgia, passed away of August 16, 2017. Funeral Services will be held Sunday, August 20, 2017, at 4:00 pm at Striffler - Hamby Mortuary in Columbus, Georgia. A visitation will be held on Saturday August 19, 2017 at Striffler - Hamby Mortuary, from 5:00 until 7:00 pm and again one hour prior to services on Sunday. Burial will be at Restlawn Cemetery on Monday,...
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Robert Edward Rooks

November 21, 1956 - August 15, 2017

Robert Edward Rooks, 60 of Columbus, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital.His family will gather to visit with friends on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 1:30 PM until 2:30 PM at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, Georgia with a graveside funeral service in Parkhill Cemetery at 3:00 PM.Robert was born on November 21, 1956 in Columbus, Georgia to Annie Childers...
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John Robertson Kinnett

April 4, 1927 - August 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Etsuko Kouda Dyer

February 23, 1935 - August 14, 2017

Etsuko "Ginko" Kouda Dyer, 82, of Midland, Georgia, passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of North Highland Assembly of God on Friday, August 18, 2017, at 1:00pm with Reverend Dennis B. Lacey officiating.Mrs. Dyer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aiko Kouda, was born February 23, 1935 in Tokyo, Japan. A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Mrs...
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Kathryn P. DeKay

December 13, 1926 - August 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Shelva Raymond Smith

July 15, 1928 - August 13, 2017

Shelva Raymond Smith, 89 of Seale, Alabama passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Magnolia Manor in Columbus, Georgia.Family will visit with friends at Striffler-Hamby, Columbus, Georgia on Thursday, August 17, 2017 beginning at 11:00 AM until 12:30 PM a precession will follow to Parkhill Cemetery for a graveside service with military honors at 1:00 PM.Shelva Raymond Smith was born on July 15,...
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Matthew Shawn Hardman

December 6, 1968 - August 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Roy Daniel Byrd

March 29, 1923 - August 12, 2017

Roy Daniel Byrd, 94, of Columbus, Ga, passed away peacefully late Saturday night, August 12, 2017, in the comfort of his home.Funeral services will be held August 16, 2017, at 3:00 pm EDT Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby 4071 Macon Road Columbus, GA. The officiating Pastors include Reverend Bud Rupel and Reverend Charles Hays. Graveside services will follow at Parkhill Cemetery. Visitation will...
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Samuel B. Phillips

April 3, 1955 - August 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Lawrence Johnson

September 22, 1944 - August 12, 2017

Lawrence S. Johnson, 72, of Columbus, Georgia passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.Mr. Johnson was born September 22, 1944 in Columbus, Georgia to the late Lawrence Johnson and Ermine Hay Johnson. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Sammy Johnson. He was retired from Georgia Kraft, the Muscogee County School District and owned his...
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Charles Denwood Simmons

May 8, 1931 - August 9, 2017

Charles Simmons age 86, resident of Columbus, died on Wednesday August 09, 2017 in his home surrounded by family.Funeral services will be held at the Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA. on Saturday August 12, 2017 at 3 p.m. with Reverend Buddy Lamb officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, August 11, 2017 from 5-7 p.m.Mr. Simmons was born May...
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Jean Hinson Simmons

October 31, 1927 - August 9, 2017

Jean Hinson Simmons, 89, died Wednesday, August 9, at her home. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday at Park Hill Cemetery, according to Striffler-Hamby 4071 Macon Road Columbus, GA. She is survived by her two children, Pamela and Michael, and preceded in death by her husband, John H. Simmons, to whom she was married on September 5, 1946 in Opp, Alabama.Jean was born in 1927...
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Paula Faye Middleton

July 23, 1948 - August 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Susanne Johnston

March 5, 1923 - August 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Richard Thomas Therrell

August 11, 1954 - August 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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James Haralson Askew

December 1, 1942 - August 7, 2017

James "Jim" Askew, 74, went to his heavenly home on Monday, August 7, 2017 with his wife, Linda, and his daughter LeAnn holding his hand.Funeral services will be Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Chapel of the Pines in Parkhill Cemetery, Columbus, GA. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Striffler-Hamby, Macon Road, Columbus, GA from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.Mr. Askew...
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Linda L. Goodson

June 16, 1940 - August 7, 2017

Linda Leola Goodson 77, of Columbus, Georgia passed away Monday, August 7, 2017 at Gentiva Hospice.Mrs. Goodson was born June 16, 1940 in Thomaston, Georgia to the late Robert L. Self, Sr., and Clara Belle Norsworthy Self. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Lex Goodson, and two brothers, Robert Self, Jr., and Mancel Daniels.Funeral services will be 11:00am, on...
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Jessica Amy Oberlin

December 5, 1990 - August 6, 2017

Jessica Amy (Noble) Oberlin was born December 5, 1990 in Fresno, California. She took her first airplane trip at 6 weeks old. In her first year she lived in California, New York, Virginia, and Arizona.She already had a box full of airplane wings. Her life was an adventure from the start. She never knew it was unusual to move all the time. She started Kindergarten in Colorado Springs, CO. She saw...
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Betty A. Platus

September 9, 1942 - August 6, 2017

Betty A. O'Neal Platus 74, of Columbus, Georgia passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Columbus Hospice House.Mrs. Platus was born September 9, 1942 in Primrose, Georgia to the late Vester O'Neal and Janie Milam O'Neal. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years Louis L. "Joe" Platus, two brothers, James O'Neal and Bob O'Neal, three sisters, Sara Lowman,...
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Sarah A. Cline

September 11, 1925 - August 5, 2017

Sarah "Eunice" Anthony Cline, 91, of Columbus, left this world to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on August 5, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital. Mrs. Cline was born September 11, 1925 in Columbus, Georgia, the daughter of the late Henry L. Anthony and Julia Brown Anthony.Funeral services will be held in Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby Columbus at 2:00pm on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 with Pastor...
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Lucy Robertson Forlines

August 27, 1926 - August 5, 2017

Lucy Robertson Forlines was born August 27, 1926 in Kentucky and died August 5, 2017 in Columbus. Lucy was living in Ohio until she visited her brother in Columbus in 1953. She answered the door during a party and met the man she knew she would marry. Lucy was married to Bryan Forlines for 52 years until his death. They had two sons, Bryan, Jr. (Judy) and Michael Keith (Joy), four...
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Hazel Berniece Rose

March 3, 1931 - August 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Carol P. COOPER

March 28, 1941 - August 4, 2017

Carol (Pippin) Cooper, age 76, passed away in Fort Mitchell, AL, on August 4, 2017. A Funeral service will be held on Wednesday August 9, 2017 at 12:00 pm, in the Mill Room at Stiffler-Hamby Mortuary in Columbus. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service. Interment will be private at Parkhill Cemetery. Carol was born on March 28, 1941, to her father, Eulis Henry Pippin and...
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Irmgard Rogers

July 5, 1931 - August 4, 2017

Rogers, Irmgard, 86, Columbus, GA, died August 4, 2017.A Memorial Service will be held on Monday August 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm, friends will start gathering at 1:00.Burial will be Tuesday at 10:00 at Main Post Cemetery, Ft Benning. Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Jerry Wallace Wood

November 7, 1938 - August 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Patricia O'Donnell Jackson

November 8, 1925 - August 4, 2017

Patricia O'Donnell Jackson, 91, passed away on August 4, 2017 at Columbus Hospice. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky to James Reynolds and Henrietta O'Donnell on November 8, 1925. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Dr. M. W. Jackson, Jr., a Columbus dentist for over 40 years, and by her daughter, Patricia "Patti" Jackson Howard.She is survived by her children: M. W...
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Mary Frances Griffin

June 19, 1926 - August 3, 2017

Frances Griffin, 91 of Columbus, Georgia passed away on August 3, 2017 at Columbus Hospice.She was born on June 19, 1926 in Columbus, Georgia to the late John E. Rigsby and Mary Jane Rigsby. Mrs. Griffin is also preceded in death by her husband Ollie Griffin, Jr. Frances was a 1944 graduate of Jordan Vocational High School. As a faithful member of Epworth United Methodist Church of Columbus Mrs....
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Opal Norman

June 29, 1929 - August 3, 2017

Opal Lee Norman, 88, of Columbus, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017, surrounded by her family. Opal was born on June 29, 1929, in Doerun, Ga, to her parents Luther Henderson and Vassie Lee Hartley Henderson.She graduated high school from Avon Park High School in 1947, in Avon Park, FL. She was awarded the most Athletic Female Award while in High School. On August 23, 1947, she...
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Joyce Robinson Turner

April 5, 1936 - August 2, 2017

Joyce Robinson Turner, 81, of Columbus, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017.Mrs. Turner was born April 5, 1936 in Marion County, Georgia to the late Mervyn Dewey Robinson and Mary Rutherford Robinson. She graduated from Marion County High School in 1954. She began her career at Southern Bell in 1954, retiring from Bell South in 1989.Presiding over the service will be Clarence "Jackie"...
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Agnes B. Wells

July 31, 1932 - August 2, 2017

Agnes B. Wells, 85, of Columbus, died on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, August 10, 2017 in Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby, 4071 Macon Road Columbus at 11:00pm. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 5:00-7:00pm. Burial will follow at Parkhill Cemetery.Mrs. Wells, daughter of the late Dewey and Dora Bundrick, was...
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Glenda Jane Stanley

October 16, 1939 - July 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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William Bradley Turner

October 11, 1922 - July 31, 2017

William "Bill" Bradley Turner, 94, of Columbus, Georgia, died July 31, 2017, peacefully at his home. Funeral services will be held Thursday August 3rd at 11 AM at St. Luke United Methodist Church with the Reverend Robert Beckum officiating. A private internment will be held at Parkhill Cemetery. Bill was born on October 11, 1922, in Columbus, Georgia, the son of Don Abbott Turner and Elizabeth...
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Dorothy Whatley Martin

July 25, 1942 - July 31, 2017

Dorothy Whatley Martin, age 75, resident of Columbus, passed away on Monday, July 31, 2017 at Muscogee Manor Nursing Facility. Funeral services are scheduled at Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby, Columbus on Friday, August 4, 2017, 11 a.m. with Reverend Billy Duncan officiating. Interment will follow at Riverdale Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the St. Elmo Room of Striffler-Hamby,...
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Patricia G. Perkins

August 30, 1935 - July 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Derward W. Terry

April 21, 1925 - July 31, 2017

Derward Westley Terry, 92, of Columbus, GA, passed away July 31, 2017. He was born April 21, 1925 in Leesburg, FL, to his late parents Derward Webb Terry and Freida Caldwell Terry. After graduating with honors from Leesburg High School, Derward entered the Army Air Force Aviation Cadet Program and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant and Pilot at the tender age of 19 years old. He flew 17 B-17...
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Mary Elizabeth Free

October 16, 1933 - July 30, 2017

Mary (Betty) Elizabeth Free, 83, beloved mother, grandmother, friend, and educator passed away peacefully at her daughter's home on July 30th, 2017. Born October 16, 1933 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Thomas F. and Frances E. Lenihan. The picture above is Betty climbing Stone Mountain at the age of 70, a very proud moment in her life.Betty was a para-pro for the Muscogee County School District at...
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Grace Duggan Jordan

August 30, 1918 - July 29, 2017

Grace Duggan Jordan, age 98, passed away at Spring Harbor in Columbus, GA on July 29th after a recent recurrence of lung cancer. She was born at home in Hawkinsville, Georgia on August 30, 1918, one of seven children of David and Pauline Duggan. She attended Agnes Scott College from which she received degrees in English and math. Upon graduation she became Director of the Department of Family...
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George Francis Rea

September 16, 1953 - July 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Margaret Carole Hedden

February 3, 1954 - July 28, 2017

Margaret Carole Hedden, 63, of Columbus, Georgia passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family.A funeral service to celebrate her love for her family and life itself will be held on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 3:00pm in Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby with Pastor Dewayne Dean officiating. Family will visit with friends Monday evening at Striffler-Hamby in the...
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Lynn R. Schofield

December 14, 1953 - July 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Charles Byron Thornton

October 13, 1930 - July 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Denise Mary Fogle

May 28, 1928 - July 26, 2017

Denise Mary Fogle, 89, of Columbus, Georgia died peacefully at her home on July 26, 2017. A Rosary and Visitation Service will be Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Striffler-Hamby, 4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31907 at 4:00pm, followed by visitation until 6:00pm. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Anne's Catholic Church, 2000 Kay Circle, Columbus, GA 31907 on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 11:00am. A...
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Elizabeth Ragsdale

March 8, 1940 - July 24, 2017

Dr. Elizabeth Johnson Ragsdale, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, friend, and educator, died July 24, 2017. Born March 8, 1940 in Columbus, GA to the late Hiram W. and Muriel H. Johnson, Dr. Ragsdale graduated from Columbus High School in 1958. She earned a bachelor's degree from Huntingdon College, a master's degree from Georgia State University, and a doctoral degree from Florida State...
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Dian Fischer

April 22, 1956 - July 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Woodie Hendrix

February 3, 1932 - July 24, 2017

Woodie V. Hendrix 85, of Columbus, Georgia passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 at Gentiva Hospice.A Celebration of life will be held 11:00am, Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Hilton Terrace Baptist Church according to Striffler-Hamby 4071 Macon Road Columbus, GA.Mr. Hendrix was born February 3, 1932 in Montgomery, Alabama to the late U.V. Hendrix and Flodie Holmes Hendrix and a sister, Dolores Cronin. He...
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James Madison Rodgers

September 1, 1934 - July 23, 2017

James Madison Rodgers, Jr., 82 of Columbus, Georgia passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Midtown Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 3:00 PM in the Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby, Columbus, Georgia with Reverend Tommy Henschel officiating. Interment to follow at Parkhill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Julius Matos, Steven Smith, Matthew Baumann...
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Janella Gaddy Cordell

December 8, 1954 - July 23, 2017

Janella Gaddy Cordell, 62 of Columbus, Georgia passed away early Sunday morning July 23, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.She was born on December 8, 1954 in Stuttgart, Arkansas to the late James M. Gaddy and Annie Lou Jacobs Gaddy. Janella has lived in the Columbus area most of her life, she was a LPN with St. Francis Hospital. She enjoyed fishing and spending time with her family. Janella...
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Debra Strock

April 14, 1964 - July 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Martha Waters Ennis

May 19, 1961 - July 23, 2017

Martha Jordan Ennis, age 56, resident of Columbus, passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Columbus Hospice. Funeral services are scheduled at Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby, Columbus on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 11 a.m. with Reverend David Howle and Reverend Andy Merritt officiating. Interment will follow at Riverdale Cemetery. Martha's escorts will be Matthew Ennis, Jack B. Jordan, Brooks...
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Carna Jean Morgan Proctor

February 6, 1940 - July 22, 2017

Carna Jean Morgan Proctor, age 77, resident of Columbus, passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at her residence. Funeral services are scheduled at First Seventh Day Adventist Church on Thursday, July 27, 2017, 2 p.m. with Pastor Keith Trumbo officiating. Interment will follow at Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Mrs. Proctor,...
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Marian G. HERRINGTON

July 20, 1930 - July 22, 2017

Marian (Graham) Herrington, 87, of Columbus, GA passed away on July 22, 2017. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday July, 25, 2017 at 2:00 at Striffler- Hamby Mortuary. A visitation will be held one hour prior to services. Interment will follow the services at Parkhill Cemetery.Marian was born on Saturday, July 20, 1930, in Plainfield, GA, the daughter of Jeptha Arthur Graham and Athie Horne...
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J. Richard Mann

July 29, 1931 - July 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Wayne Bryant

May 19, 1951 - July 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Maria Antonia Perez

February 20, 1921 - July 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Lucky Curtis HENDERSON

August 14, 1957 - July 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Michael David Sorkey

December 19, 1977 - July 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Dante Vincent Pennisi

May 6, 1962 - July 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Juliane K. Plass

February 11, 1925 - July 19, 2017

Juliane K. Plass, 92, of West Point, Georgia died 12:00 noon, July 19, 2017.She was born in Germany February 11, 1925. She was married to CSM Frank C. Plass for 62 years.She is survived by her daughter Barbara Powell.Visitation will be on Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 9:00-10:00 am, in the St. Elmo Room of Striffler-Hamby 4071 Macon Road Columbus, GA, with services to follow at 10:00 am, in the St...
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Harry Mitchell

January 5, 1948 - July 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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George W. Jones

April 8, 1937 - July 18, 2017

George Wayne Jones, 80, formerly of Columbus, died on July 18, 2017. Funeral services will be held Saturday July 22, 2017 at 11:00 am at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary. A visitation will be held one hour prior to services. Entombment will be in Parkhill Cemetery. George was born on April 8, 1937 in Columbus, Georgia, the son of Noah Ballard Jones and Rena (Henderson) Jones. He was educated in Columbus...
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David W. Cristy

November 2, 1937 - July 17, 2017

David William Cristy (Dave) passed away at 79 on July 17, 2017.Military Honors will be held at the Main Post Cemetery, on Monday, July 24, 2017 at 1pm.Dave was born on Nov 2,1937 in Chicago, IL and grew up in Chicago and the NW Indiana area. In 1961, Dave was drafted into the Army and joined the Military Police. In 1962, he transferred to Bremerhaven, Germany where he became a proud member of...
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Sarah Mitchell

April 1, 1928 - July 15, 2017

Sarah (Sally) Matthews Mitchell, 89, of Columbus, Georgia gracefully exited the stage here on earth Saturday, July 15, 2017, at the Columbus Hospice House. She immediately began entertaining her family and friends upon her arrival in heaven. A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Wynnbrook Baptist Church, with graveside immediately following at Parkhill Cemetery....
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Brenda Faye Barringer

February 21, 1948 - July 14, 2017

Brenda Barringer, age 69, resident of Auburn, Alabama passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017 at East Alabama Medical Center. Memorial services are scheduled at Striffler-Hamby on Saturday, July 22, 2017, 3:00 pm. The Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 2 to 3 pm.Mrs. Barringer, daughter of the late Harry Arlington and Willie Hill, born February 21, 1948,...
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Thomas Cochran

September 6, 1945 - July 14, 2017

Dr. Thomas "Butch" Cochran, Jr., 71, of Fortson, GA died Friday, July 14, 2017. A service to celebrate his life will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 20, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Columbus with Dr. Jimmy Elder officiating, according to Striffler-Hamby Funeral Home, 4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA, 31907. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church...
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Shelia Ann Ramsey

September 6, 1957 - July 14, 2017

Shelia Ann Ramsey, 59, of Columbus, Georgia passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017.Visitation will be from 4-6pm, Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Striffler-Hamby 4071 Macon Road Columbus, GA.Graveside services will be 11:00 am, Monday, July 17, 2017 at Parkhill Cemetery with Reverend Tommy Henschel officiating.Mrs. Ramsey was born September 6, 1957 in Columbus, Georgia to the late Jerry E. Fuller, Sr. and...
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William E. Gunnels

August 25, 1926 - July 13, 2017

William Gunnels, 90, of Columbus, Georgia passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Columbus Hospice House surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be from 4-6pm, on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Striffler-Hamby 4071 Macon Road Columbus, GA. Graveside services will be held at 3:00pm, on Monday, July 17, 2017 at Parkhill Cemetery. Mr. Gunnels was born August 25, 1926 in Phenix City, Alabama to...
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James David Howard

February 25, 1959 - July 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA. James David Howard, 58, of Columbus, GA, died Tuesday July 11, 2017. James was born February 25, 1959 in Fort Bragg, NC. He was a family man and had a heart of gold. Not only did he take care of his own family, James often assisted neighbors with running errands and taking them to doctor appointments.He is survived by his...
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Philip Jason Mojica

March 6, 1978 - July 11, 2017

Philip Jason Mojica, 39, of Columbus, Georgia passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017.Visitation will be 1:30pm, on Saturday, July 15, 2017 in Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby 4071 Macon Road Columbus, GA, followed by funeral services at 3:00pm, in Edgewood Hall.Jason was born March 6, 1978 in Leominster, Massachusetts. Jason traveled across countries as part of a military family and graduated with...
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Ellis Eugene Contois

July 26, 1946 - July 11, 2017

Ellis Eugene Contois, 70, of Cusseta, GA, passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at his residence. A Memorial Service is scheduled at Calvary Tabernacle Church in Smiths Station, AL. on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 1:00pm. There will be a ride in leaving the Piggly Wiggly on Hwy 280 in Phenix City, Al, kick stands up at noon.Mr. Contois, son of the late Al and Dot Contois, was born July 26, 1946 in...
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Charles Joseph Cumiskey

August 2, 1926 - July 11, 2017

On July 11, 2017, "the greatest man on the planet" passed away, said the children of Charles Joseph Cumiskey. Charlie died at his home in Columbus, Georgia, after a brief illness, surrounded by his adoring family. He would have been 91 on August 2nd. Charlie is survived by his wife of 62 years, Eileen Chambers Cumiskey, his six children, son Charles Joseph Cumiskey, Jr, (Mary Lynne Smisson...
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Mariah Leeann Alston

April 12, 2017 - July 9, 2017

Mariah Leann Alston, born April 12, 2017 and passed away on July 9, 2017A celebration of Mariah's life will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July19, 2017 at theCusseta Road Church of Christ, 3013 Cusseta Road, Columbus, GA, 31903. Interment to follow in Parkhill Cemetery, according to Striffler-Hamby, Columbus, GA. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the...
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Josephine P. Reynolds

November 27, 1929 - July 9, 2017

Josephine P. "Jo" Reynolds, 87, of Columbus, GA. passed away on Sunday July 9, 2017.Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in Parkhill Cemetery with Dr. Kevin Calhoun officiating according to Striffler-Hamby, Columbus, GA. The family will greet friends immediately following the service.Mrs. Reynolds was born in Adrian, GA, on November 27, 1929 to the late...
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Brenda C. Crow

December 27, 1942 - July 9, 2017

Brenda Crow, 74, of Columbus, Georgia entered into the presence of our precious Savior on July 9, 2017.A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 2:00 PM in Parkhill Cemetery with Dr. Marty O. Wynn officiating. Family will visit with friends from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM at Striffler-Hamby, 4071 Macon Rd, Columbus, Georgia before going to the graveside service. Her family...
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George J. Jordan

April 19, 1932 - July 9, 2017

George J. Jordan, Jr. 85, of Columbus, Georgia passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017. Visitation will be from 5-7pm, Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby 4071 Macon Road Columbus, GA. Funeral services will be held 11:00am, Thursday, July 13, 2017 in Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby, interment will follow in Parkhill Cemetery. Mr. Jordan was born April 19, 1932 in Columbus,...
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Mary L. Selly

November 10, 1939 - July 7, 2017

Mary Selly, age 77, resident of Columbus, passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017 at her daughter's residence. Memorial services are scheduled at Evangel Temple Assembly of God Church on Saturday, July 15, 2017, 2p.m. with Pastor Bud Rupel officiating, according to Striffler-Hamby, Columbus.Mrs. Selly, daughter of the late William and Goldie Hutchison, was born November 10, 1939 in Matewan, West...
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Pedro Juan Carmoega

February 1, 1981 - July 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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James E. Floyd

September 29, 1935 - July 6, 2017

(USAF Ret) James "Jim" Edward Floyd, Jr., age 81, resident of Cataula, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services are scheduled at Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby, Columbus on Monday, July 10, 2017, 11 a.m. with Reverend John Fugh officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home immediately following the service until 12:30 pm. Private...
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Mary Elizabeth Weddle

July 16, 1946 - July 6, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Chappell Weddle, age 70, of Columbus, GA, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2017. A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Columbus. A visitation will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary. Mary Beth was born on July 16, 1946 to Van Ness Chappell and Louise Cline Chappell...
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Isaac Moody Hester

April 25, 1921 - July 6, 2017

Isaac M. Hester, 96, of Columbus passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2017 in the Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby, Columbus, GA. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. A private family interment will be held in Parkhill Cemetery on Monday, July 10, 2017.Mr. Hester was born on...
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Amalie Nimmons

August 19, 1936 - July 6, 2017

Amalie Nimmons, 80, of Columbus, GA., passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017.Visitation will be from 4-6pm, on Sunday, July 9, 2017, and at 10:00am, on Monday, July 10, 2017 at Striffler-Hamby 4071 Macon Road Columbus, GA., with Graveside services to follow in Main Post Cemetery, Fort Benning, GA, at 11:00am.Mrs. Nimmons was born August 19, 1936 in Toging, Germany to the late Benno and Amalie...
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Richard Gerald Ford

September 17, 1934 - July 5, 2017

Richard Gerald Ford, 82, of Panama City Beach, Florida passed away peacefully on July 5, 2017 at Covenant Hospice in Panama City, Florida surrounded by his sisters.Mr. Ford was born on September 17, 1934 to Charlie Richard Ford and Albena E. Ford in Opelika, Alabama. He was a long time member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Cataula, Georgia. He served as a Sunday school teacher, a deacon, and in...
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Ruth M. Ball

August 4, 1929 - July 3, 2017

Ruth Mozo Ball, age 87 of Columbus, GA passed away on Monday July 3, 2017. Ruth was born on Sunday, August 4, 1929, the daughter of Mr. Albert Ray Mozo and Mrs. Ethyl Parker Mozo in Nyack, New York. Ruth was an avid reader and loved to learn. She began her secondary education at Georgia State College for Women, now known as Georgia State College and University in Milledgeville, GA, with a...
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Efrain Ramos

November 27, 1946 - June 30, 2017

Efrain Ramos, Sr., of Columbus, died Friday morning, June 30, at his home in Midland. Efrain served in the U.S. Army for 22 years where he retired as a Sgt. First Class. After his career in the U.S. Army, he worked for 17 years as a member of AFLAC's SIC team until his retirement in 2009. Efrain enjoyed traveling with his family, reading, going out for breakfast, and laughing. He never met a...
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Ruby Fay Thomas

March 30, 1942 - June 29, 2017

Ms Arrington-Thomas, born on March 30, 1942 in Columbus, GA, left us on June 29, 2017 to join her Lord and Savior. Ruby was daughter to the late Dothan F. Arrington and Audrey Holland Danford. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother whom was deeply devoted to her family. She was widow of the late William Earl Thomas and loving sister to the late Virginia G Nelson. She is...
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Mildred Elizabeth Smith

December 18, 1929 - June 28, 2017

Mildred Smith, 87, passed away on June 28, 2017 at Midtown Medical Center. She was born to Clifford and Gladys Green in Pike County, Alabama. Mildred moved to Columbus after high school. Mildred worked with West Point Pepperell and Johnston Mills in the payroll department. Her career spanned over forty years. She met her husband, Robert "Bobby" Smith, at West Point Pepperell. They were married in...
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Gaynell J. Milam

January 31, 1931 - June 26, 2017

Gaynell Milam, 86, of Fortson, GA, died Monday, June 26, 2017 at Midtown Medical Center.Services for Mrs. Milam will be held 11:00 am, Friday, June 30, 2017 in Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby 4071 Macon Road Columbus, GA with burial at Parkhill Cemetery.The family will receive friends Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 6-8 pm, in the St. Elmo Room of Striffler-Hamby.Mrs. Milam was born January 31,...
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RyanDaniel Salas Quitugua

October 12, 1993 - June 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Margie H. Hudgins

March 21, 1933 - June 23, 2017

Margie Hand Hudgins , 84, of Columbus, died on Friday, June 23, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Georgia. She was born March 21, 1933 in Phenix City, Alabama to Eli and Isabelle (Kemp) Hand. The Graveside Service will be held 3:00 p.m., Monday, June 26, 2017 at Parkhill Cemetery in Columbus, Georgia with Reverend Dan Smith officiating. The family will receive friends Monday afternoon...
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Lawrence Francis Arrington

April 11, 1947 - June 22, 2017

Lawrence "Lonny" Francis Arrington, 70, of Columbus, GA passed away on June 22, 2017 surrounded by family in Mooresville, NC.He was born April 11, 1947 in Columbus, GA to Paul and Claire Arrington. Lonny voluntarily enlisted in the US Navy in 1966 and served until 1970. He was a Medical Corpsman with the 5th Marine Division in Vietnam. Lonny earned a BA from Widner University (1974) and a MS from...
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John Thomas Whitley

April 17, 1933 - June 22, 2017

John Thomas "Tommy" Whitley, 84, of Junction City, GA, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017. A Graveside Service is scheduled in Parkhill Cemetery, 4161 Macon Road Columbus, on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 2:00pm. The family will receive friends on Monday, June 26, 2017 from 5:00-7:00pm at Striffler-Hamby, 4071 Macon Road Columbus. Mr. Whitley, son of the late John Thomas Whitley Sr. and Lucie...
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June Kay Reynolds

September 5, 1954 - June 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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June Kay Reynolds

September 5, 1954 - June 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Peter Valentine L'Oste-Brown

October 19, 1943 - June 21, 2017

Peter Valentine L'Oste-Brown, 73, of Waverly Hall, passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Midtown Medical Center. Funeral Services are scheduled on Monday, June 26, 2017, 11:00am, in Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby, 4071 Macon Road Columbus. As requested, dress will be casual. The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at the funeral home from 3:00-5:00pm. Peter, son of the...
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Joe Chandler Powell

July 20, 1944 - June 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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Rose Davis

May 11, 1919 - June 20, 2017

Rose Ann DavisMay 11, 1919 - June 20, 2017If we were meant to stay in one place, we'd have roots instead of feet. - Rachel WolchinRose Ann Davis passed away on June 20, 2017, with her daughter, Sharon, and son-in-law, Ken, at her side. She is at peaceful rest now, God having taken her gently by the hand to end her long struggle with Alzheimer's disease and reunite her with loved ones that...
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Charles Wade Hudson

January 6, 1941 - June 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.
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