Our Obituaries

Betty Sue Comerford

February 3, 1929 - August 18, 2017

Mrs. Betty Sue Comerford, 88, of LaGrange passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at Opal's Personal Care Home. Betty was born February 3, 1929 in Lake Wales, FL, daughter of the late Therus Gregory White and Pauline Madge Singleton White. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Rev. P.M. "Bob" Comerford. Betty was a retired Registered Nurse and a member of Callaway...
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Sierra Dawn Johnson

February 1, 1997 - August 16, 2017

Sierra "CC" Dawn Johnson, 20 of LaGrange, GA passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.Sierra was born February 1, 1997 in LaGrange, GA to Latonya Elaine Ashley Johnson and Larry Wayne Johnson, Jr. She was a saved, Jesus believing, washed in the blood, born again Christian and Baptist by faith. Sierra loved all of her family and the Georgia Bulldogs. She was...
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Gene M. Burnham

May 20, 1949 - August 16, 2017

Mr. Gene Burnham, 68, of LaGrange, GA passed away Wednesday August 16, 2017 at Cancer Treatment Center in Newnan, GA.Mr. Burnham was born May 20, 1949 in Gainsville, FL, son of Janny Burnham and the late William C. Burnham. He worked for many years in manufacturing for Stran Steel.Survivors include his wife, Barbara Burnham; daughter, Gena M. Burnham; son, Wendell Cook, daughter, Angela Sisky...
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Cody Chane Carson

August 29, 1981 - August 13, 2017

Cody Chane Carson, 35, of West Point, GA passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017.Cody was born August 29, 1981 in LaGrange, GA and was self-employed as a carpenter.Surviving family members are his children, Kelise Carson and Cody Camron Carson; mother, Terry (Russell) Bishop; father, Chris Carson (Rhonda Griffin); sister, Chelsey (Benjamin) Reed; brother, Christopher Carson; uncle, Brian (Meredith)...
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Thomas P. Steele

January 19, 1947 - August 12, 2017

Thomas P. Steele, 70 of LaGrange, Ga passed away Saturday, August 12, 2017 at his home.Mr. Steele was born January 19, 1947 in Columbia, SC to Bernice E. Steele and the late Thomas Pinkney Steele, Sr. He pastored several congregations, was a Professor of Theology at LaGrange College, and served as Chaplain at LaGrange Hospice. Mr. Steele will be fondly remembered for starting the Nativity...
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Joann Poole

March 12, 1945 - August 10, 2017

Mrs. Joann Poole, 72, of LaGrange, GA passed away, Thursday, August 10, 2017 at her home.Mrs. Poole was born March 12, 1945 in LaGrange, GA, daughter of the late Jack and Vera Lee Moran Clark. She retired from NOK after many years of service. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by brothers; Carlos Clark, Herman Clark and Harold Clark, and a sister; Bobbie Jean Tanner.Survivors...
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Doris W. Yarbrough

February 27, 1934 - August 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA.
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Emily Holley

December 26, 1940 - August 4, 2017

Ms. Emily Holley, 76, formerly of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, August 4, 2017 in Montgomery, AL.Ms. Holley was born December 26, 1940 in Canton, GA, daughter of the late John William Randolph Moore and Nellie Ruth Pacheco. She was employed by Woodbury Business Forms before retiring and was Baptist by faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step brother, Kelsey...
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Devin Lamar Clifton

December 31, 1990 - August 4, 2017

Mr. Devin Lamar Clifton, 26, of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, August 4, 2017 at Midtown Columbus Regional Hospital.Devin was born December 31, 1990, in LaGrange, GA. He currently employed with Johnson Control. Devin was avid fisherman, hunter and loved being outdoors. He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, G.W. and Ethel McGill; grandfather, G.W. "Billy" McGill, Jr.; grandparents...
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Billy James Crews

July 31, 1947 - August 3, 2017

Mr. Billy James Crews, 70, of LaGrange, GA passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Piedmont Hospital, Fayetteville, GA.Mr. Crews was born July 31, 1947 in LaGrange, GA, son of the late James Esmer Crews and Myrtle Johnson Crews. He was the owner of Crews Music Company and was commonly known as "Jukebox Man". He had a love for drag racing, LaGrange Grangers, and Georgia Football. In addition to...
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Jennifer Sisk

September 23, 1974 - August 2, 2017

Mrs. Jennifer "Jenny" Sisk, 42, of LaGrange, GA passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 in Columbus, GA. Jennifer was born September 23, 1974 in Paris, TX, daughter of Jerry F. Duncan and Carol Williams Duncan. She was employed with Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center as a Registered Nurse. Jenny worked for over 20 years in various fields of nursing and anesthesia. She was the ultimate caregiver,...
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Lily Ana Doughtie

August 1, 2017

Infant Lily Ana Doughtie, daughter of William Everett "Bud" Doughtie and Shannon Lowery Doughtie was beckoned into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday, August 01, 2017 from East Alabama Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her great grandparents, Earl Prestridge, James Tines, Bill and Ethel Doughtie; and uncle, Michael Todd Doughtie. In addition to her parents, Lily leaves to cherish her memory,...
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Gladys Shelton

June 12, 1937 - July 31, 2017

Mrs. Gladys Shelton, 80, of LaGrange, GA passed away July 31, 2017 and entered into the loving hands of our Lord. Mrs. Shelton was born June 12, 1937 in LaGrange, GA, the daughter of the late Jessie Waters and Ethel O'Neal Waters. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Delaine Thrower; granddaughter, Kimberly Moman; grandson, Jeffery Thrower; brother, John Frank...
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Bruce Robert Zamelsky

September 23, 1950 - July 31, 2017

Bruce R. Zamelsky, 66, of LaGrange, GA died Monday, July 31, 2017 at LaGrange Hospice, LaGrange GA surrounded by his family and friends.Bruce was born September 23, 1950 in Newark, NJ, son of the late Harvey Zamelsky and Phyllis Nacht Zamelsky.Bruce was a father, grandfather, great-grandfather, an author and a life-long advocate for training and safe working environments for Emergency Responders...
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Coleman Hugh Vines

September 29, 1916 - July 31, 2017

Preacher Coleman Hugh Vines of LaGrange, GA made his final journey home on Monday, July 31, 2017, surrounded by his family and friends at Poplar Creek.Hugh was born to Otha Lee and Annie Richardson Vines in Carroll County on September 29, 1916. He lived a full and faithful life, attending Atlanta Christian College and was an ordained Christian Minister for over 50 years.He had a variety of...
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Donald R. Bolt

November 24, 1952 - July 29, 2017

Donald R. Bolt, 64, of LaGrange, GA passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017 at West Georgia Medical Center.Mr. Bolt was born November 24, 1952 in Lafayette, AL, son of R.C. Bolt and Doris Elizabeth Stephens Bolt. He was a member and Deacon of Liberty East Baptist Church and was retired from Shell Oil Company. Mr. Bolt proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, during which time he served in...
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Leola Abernathy

April 20, 1926 - July 25, 2017

Mrs. Leola Abernathy, 91, Of LaGrange, GA passed away Tuesday July 25, 2017 at Florence Hand Home. The daughter of the late Charner Franklin Cook and Ethel Miller Cook.She was a member of Golden Joy, the, and Pepperettes. A member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church and past member of The Active Life and Pilot Club of LaGrange. She was co owner of Abernathy's Wrecker Service and retired after many...
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Bonnie Colleen Smith

November 26, 1959 - July 24, 2017

Bonnie Colleen Smith, 57, of Franklin, GA passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 at her home.Bonnie was born November 26, 1959 in LaGrange, GA and was employed by LA Fitness as the secretary. Bonnie was preceded in death by her mother, Patricia Marie Helms and a sister, Kathleen Donnell Hampson.Survivors include her husband, Terry Mark Smith; son, Jacky Shon Wilson; granddaughter, Cherish Lynn Parmer...
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Lindsey Renea Bowles

October 20, 1998 - July 23, 2017

Lindsey Renea "Lulu" Bowles, 18, of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Grady Hospital, Atlanta, GA. Lindsey was born October 20, 1998 in LaGrange, GA and was a member of Grace Baptist Church. She was a 2017 graduate of Troup High School where she was a member of the Troup High School Band, ROTC and Chorus. She was preceded in death by a sister, Krystin Bowles, and great...
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Marshall Marks Brown

July 31, 1971 - July 23, 2017

Mr. Marshall Mark Brown, Jr. 45, of Roanoke Al passed away July 23, 2017 at his residence.Mr. Brown was born July 31, 1971 in Slidell, LA, son of Marshall Mark Brown, Sr. and Virginia Marie Falco. He was employed with Interface Flooring.Survivors include wife, Tammy Matthews Brown; two sons, Kody (Jazmin) Singleton and Kaedon Singleton, grandchildren; Oscar Asher, Emma and Quin; mother, Virginia ...
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Mae D. Brooks

February 10, 1923 - July 23, 2017

Mrs. Mae Belle Dalrymple Brooks passes away Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Florence Hand Home where she had been a resident for three years. Born in Woodland, AL, on February 10, 1923, Mrs. Brooks was the daughter of the late Leola Rice Dalrymple and Varnell Dalrymple. She was preceded in death by her husband Jesse Gee Brooks of South Hill, VA.Mrs. Brooks was raised in LaGrange, graduated from...
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Patricia Daniel

October 25, 1948 - July 18, 2017

Patricia "Pat" Turner Daniel, 68, of LaGrange, GA was received into the arms of the Lord Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from her home.Mrs. Daniel was born October 25, 1948 in LaGrange, GA to the late Donald Bridges Turner Sr. and Francis Eurenda Hazel Turner. She had been employed with the Troup County School System in Data Entry and was a faithful member of Rosemont Baptist Church. "Pat" as she was...
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Deborah Hodnett

January 14, 1959 - July 17, 2017

Deborah Lynne Huckeba (Debbie) Hodnett born January 14, 1959 went to her heavenly home July 17, 2017. Debbie is survived by her husband, Craig, her children, Hunter and Haley, her mother, Pat Johnson and her brothers Reed and Kevin Huckeba along with many loving aunts, uncles and cousins who loved her so dearly.A celebration of life service will be held on Friday July 21, 2017 at First Baptist...
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Richard Ables

October 12, 1947 - July 17, 2017

Mr. Richard Ables Sr., 69, of LaGrange, GA passed away Monday July 17, 2017 at West Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Ables was born October 12, 1947 in LaGrange, GA, son of the late Mitchell Ables and Reatha Virginia Horne. Mr. Ables worked as a welder with Caterpillar and retired with CRX after many years of service. Survivors include his son, Richard Ables Jr. (Adriana) and his daughter Michelle...
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John Marc McClendon

December 4, 1967 - July 15, 2017

Marc McClendon, 49, of LaGrange, GA passed away on July 15, 2017 in Panama City, FL.Marc was born December 4, 1967 in LaGrange, GA, son of Lois Hightower Hartman and the late Jim Wayne McClendon. He had lived in LaGrange all his life and was a graduate of Troup High School. Marc was self-employed and owner of McClendon Vinyl Siding and Gutters. He proudly served his country in the National...
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Rayburn Abercrombie

January 28, 1916 - July 14, 2017

Mr. Rayburn Abercrombie, 101, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice.Mr. Abercrombie was born January 28, 1916 in Carrollton, GA to the late Thomas H. and Sarah M. Banks Abercrombie. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of LaGrange. Mr. Abercrombie married the love of his life, Lathan Justice on July 6, 1941.Mr. Abercrombie proudly served his country, during WWII as a...
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James Woodson Mangram

May 14, 1927 - July 13, 2017

Mr. James Woodson "Woody" Mangram, 90, of LaGrange died on Thursday July 13, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice.Mr. Mangram was born May 14, 1927 in Chambers County, AL, son of the late Mr. D.C. Mangram and Mrs. Mary "Dyer" Mangram. He previously was a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher at Western Heights Baptist Church, where he was Sunday School Superintendent for over 25 years. Mr. Mangram was a...
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Minnie Lee Longshore

November 7, 1914 - July 11, 2017

Minnie "Pat" Longshore, 102, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 from the Florence Hand Nursing Home.Mrs. Longshore was born November 7, 1914 in Gay, GA to the late Oscar William Reed and Dizzie Elizabeth Spraggins Reed. She retired from Callaway Mills, Hillside Plant as a Spinner Operator and was a member of Grayhill Church of God. "Pat" as she was affectionately known, loved...
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Bobbie Bryan

April 13, 1943 - July 7, 2017

Mrs. Bobbie Bryan, 74, Of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, July 7, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.Mrs. Bryan was born April 13, 1943 in Ragland, AL, daughter of the late William Hines and Annie St. John Hines. She was employed at NOK as a machine operator.Mrs. Bryan enjoyed the mountains but will be remembered mostly for being a beloved wife, mother and grandmother.Survivors include...
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Charles Kenneth Hart

September 4, 1955 - July 6, 2017

Mr. Charles Kenneth Hart, 61, of Columbus, GA passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017.Mr. Hart was born September 4, 1955 in Kansas, son of the late Kenneth Hart and Evelyn Kyle Hart. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy Duncan Hart.Survivors include his daughter, Christina Noles (Travis) Thornton; brother, Ron Hart; sister-in-law, Regina (Gary) Draut; and nephews,...
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Hubert Nelson Johnson

March 24, 1926 - July 6, 2017

Mr. Hubert Nelson Johnson Jr., 91, of LaGrange, GA formally of 15 Thornton Street passed away Thursday July 6, 2017 at LaGrange Nursing Rehabilitation.Mr. Johnson was born on March 24 1926 in Ellaville Ga, Son of the late Hubert Nelson Johnson Sr. and Elizabeth Story Johnson.Mr. Johnson is preceded in death by his wife Cenus Agnes Pitts Johnson and son Stephen R. Johnson.Survivors include son...
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Patricia Olga Clahan

February 18, 1924 - July 5, 2017

Patricia O. Clahan was born on February 18, 1924 in Elizabeth, New Jersey to Theodore and Tatiana Kobran. She married John Benedict Clahan on November 6, 1948 in Saint Vladamir's Ukrainian Catholic Church. They lived in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Boynton Beach, Florida before moving to LaGrange in 2003. Patricia worked for Bell Laboratories in Edison, New Jersey...
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Cindy Forbus

October 6, 1959 - July 1, 2017

Cindy Forbus, 57, of LaGrange, GA was escorted into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, July 1, 2017 from Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.Mrs. Forbus was born October 6, 1959 in LaGrange, GA to Helen Murphy Barnes and the late Joel Morris Barnes. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church and previously employed at Milliken Design Center. Cindy was a loving mother, grandmother, and wife. She...
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Fannie Mellissie Morse

March 9, 1923 - June 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA.
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Brayden Jeremiah Island Martinez

June 12, 2017 - June 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA.
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Melissa Foster

March 7, 1970 - June 9, 2017

Melissa "Missie" Foster, 47, of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at Hospice LaGrange.Missie was born March 7, 1970 in Titusville, FL, daughter of John Audy Beverley, Jr. and the late Peggy Lynn Davis Foster. Survivors in addition to her father, John Beverley, include sons, Taylor Foster (Chelsea) and Robbie Foster; daughter, Shelby Foster; and grandchildren, Fallyn Foster and Gavin...
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Clifford O. Peters

April 21, 1932 - June 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA.
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Stephen A. Palmer

December 7, 1933 - June 4, 2017

Stephen A. Palmer, Sr., 83, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017 at his home. Mr. Palmer was born December 7, 1933 in Youngstown, Ohio, son of the late Anthony V. and Philomena Pecchio Palmer. He was a 1962 graduate of Youngstown State University, and was a member of the Faternity Sigma Tau Gamma. Mr. Palmer had an exceptional award winning career in the Rubber and Plastic Industry, as a Rubber...
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Pamela Lee Bulloch

August 19, 1960 - May 30, 2017

Pamela Lee Bulloch, 56, of LaGrange, GA passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice. Pamela was born August 19, 1960 in Dallas, TX, daughter of Peggy Gilliland Carter and the late Joseph Lee Gilliland. She was employed in the environmental waste service industry over 20 years, was currently employed with ChemCare, a division of Univar, Gulf East Sales Manager. Pam married her soul...
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Donna Sue Langston

February 16, 1959 - May 29, 2017

Ms. Donna Sue Langston, 58, of Opelika, AL passed away Monday, May 29, 2017 at her residence.Ms. Langston was born February 16, 1958 in Atlanta, GA. She attended Heart of Worship Assembly of God.Survivors include her mother, Janice Florence Taylor; sons, Michael Langston and Steven Palmer; daughters, Beth (James) Langston and Christie Langston Carter; grandchildren, Quenton Dumas, Mason Dumas,...
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Grace Noles

November 21, 1931 - May 26, 2017

Mrs. Grace Noles, 85, of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at Hospice LaGrange. Mrs. Noles was born November 21, 1931 in LaGrange, GA, daughter of the late Ernest and Annie Drinkard. She was a member of South Highland Presbyterian Church and was employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse with City-County Hospital (West Georgia Medical Center) before retiring. In addition to her parents,...
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Luther Jackson Smith

April 16, 1926 - May 26, 2017

Luther "Seborn" Jackson Smith, 91, of LaGrange, GA was received in the arms of Jesus on Friday, May 26, 2017.Mr. Smith was born April 16, 1926 in Randolph County, AL to the late Josh Smith and Minnie Mae Smith. He retired from Milliken Live Oak after 52 years of faithful service. Mr. Smith was a charter member of Independent Church of Worship and attended faithfully until his health declined. In...
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Irma Lucy Hyams

July 11, 1936 - May 21, 2017

Irma Lucy Hyams, 80, of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice.Mrs. Hyams was born July 11, 1936 in Havana, Cuba to the late Julio Andres Riveiro y Vidal and Lucy Comelles Riveiro. She was an active member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip Samuel Hyams; daughter, Lucy Oakes; sons, Nathan...
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Clinton Wade Rabun

February 17, 1966 - May 20, 2017

The family request no obituary to be placed at this time. Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA.
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Mark Henry Purcell

April 7, 1958 - May 19, 2017

Mr. Mark Henry Purcell, 59, of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 at his home. Mr. Purcell was born April 7, 1958 in LaGrange, GA to the late Dupree Purcell and Edna Inez Hanners Purcell. He was a member of Celebrate Recovery and attended the Pentecostal Holiness Church on Young's Mill Rd. Mark loved to sing, play his guitar and ukulele. He also enjoyed spending time fishing, playing...
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Hassell Sylvester Dumas

September 26, 1925 - May 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA.
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Cynthia Trainor

May 2, 1948 - May 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA.
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Carolyn L. McLachlan

December 31, 1929 - May 13, 2017

Carolyn L McLachlan was born in Watertown Massachusetts on December 31, 1929 to Joseph and Mary Fay Lukshaw. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, William Michael McLachlan and a sister, Leonore Kendall.She is survived by her children and their spouses, Gail (Jimmy) Sherman of LaGrange Georgia, Maureen (Steve) Nelson of Tampa Florida, and Bill (Debbie...
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Dennis L. Smith

October 11, 1946 - May 11, 2017

Dennis L. Smith, 70, of Covington, GA passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Hospice LaGrange.Mr. Smith was born October 11, 1946 in Atlanta, GA, son of the late Linwood Smith and Virginia Reed Smith. He was employed as a sales representative for General Wholesale Company. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Phillips Smith.Survivors include his daughter and...
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Frances Bailey Neese

July 30, 1918 - May 11, 2017

Mrs. Frances Bailey Neese, 98, of LaGrange, GA passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017.Mrs. Neese, born July 30, 1918 in LaGrange, GA, daughter of the late George Embry Bailey and Annie Belle Irby Bailey. She was a member of First Baptist Church on the Square, where she was a member of the Dorcas Sunday School Class. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and mother-in-law. ...
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Royce Allen Bradfield

November 7, 1936 - May 10, 2017

Royce Allen Bradfield, 80 of LaGrange died May 10, 2017 at her home.Mrs. Bradfield was born on November 7, 1936 in Tifton, Georgia. She was the only child of the late Roy and Mazel Virginia Norman Allen of Tifton.Mrs. Bradfield is survived by her husband of 58 years, R. Sidney Bradfield; three children, Robert S. Bradfield, Jr., Virginia Ruth 'Gina' Bradfield, and Dr. James Allen 'Jim Allen'...
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Billy Mark Meeks

November 13, 1969 - May 7, 2017

Mr. Billy Mark Meeks, 47, of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017 at West Georgia Medical Center.Billy was born November 13, 1969 in Carrollton, GA, son of Billy Waylon Meeks and the late Nora Mae Watson Meeks. He was employed with M&M Enterprise.Survivors in addition to his father, Billy Waylon Meeks include his daughter, Jessica Meeks and fiancé Kyle Duke; son, Billy Bryant...
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Roswell Lynn Thompson

March 17, 1956 - May 6, 2017

Roswell Lynn Thompson, 61, passed away on May 6, 2017 after injuries sustained in a fall in October. He was born March 17, 1956 in LaGrange, Georgia. Mr. Thompson was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Norris Thompson Railey; his maternal grandparents, William Obie Norris and Beatrice Cantrell Norris. Mr. Thompson is survived by his sister, Stacy (Lee) Cline of LaGrange; brothers, Keith...
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Jane Elizabeth Prather

September 20, 1945 - April 28, 2017

Miss. Jane Elizabeth Prather, 71, of LaGrange, GA, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice.Miss. Prather was born September 20, 1945 in LaGrange, GA daughter of the late Benny Lee Prather and Alva Mae Mathis Prather. Miss Prather was loved by many. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.Survivors include three sisters, Myrna...
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Robert Wayne O'Neal

November 30, 1973 - April 26, 2017

Robert Wayne O'Neal, Sr. 43, passed away Wednesday April 26, 2017 at his residence.Robert was born November 30, 1973 in Talladega, AL. He was formerly employed by Duke's Electric. Survivors include his mother, Nina (Aldo) Vidal; father, Jerry (Francis) O'Neal; daughter, Amanda Paige O'Neal; son, Robert Wayne O'Neal, Jr; and a brother, Jason (Becky) O'Neal. He was preceded in death by a brother,...
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William Surridge Newman

January 16, 1937 - April 23, 2017

William (Bill) Surridge Newman, 80, of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.Bill was born January 16, 1937 in LaGrange, GA to the late James Rufus Newman and Flossie Agnus Gardner Newman. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of LaGrange and the LaGrange Amateur Radio Club. Bill faithfully served his country in the United States Marines...
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William Oliver Hunnicutt

November 15, 1943 - April 23, 2017

William Oliver (Dr. Pat) Hunnicutt III, a retired dentist who proudly served his country, his family and his community, died April 23 at Hospice LaGrange. He was 73. Dr. Hunnicutt is survived by his wife of 50 years, Gail Hunnicutt; his daughter, Kim Hunnicutt Crawford and husband, Kyle; his son, Bill Hunnicutt and wife, Karyn; five grandsons, Will Hunnicutt, John Crawford, Harrison Hunnicutt,...
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Joyce C. Johnson

November 14, 1946 - April 18, 2017

Joyce C. Johnson, 70, of LaGrange, GA passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice.Ms. Johnson was born November 14, 1946 in Alexander City, AL to the late Marvin Eugene "Scoopy" Chappell and Para Lee Nix Chappell. She was a retired LPN and was recently employed with Poplar Creek as a Home Care Nurse. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister,...
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Martha Copeland

May 12, 1953 - April 13, 2017

Mrs. Martha Kaye Copeland, 63, of LaGrange, GA passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.Mrs. Copeland was born May12, 1953 in Augusta, GA to the late Jim E. Dean and Fannie Alice Gravett Dean. She was Baptist by faith and retired from Kleen-Tex. Mrs. Copeland enjoyed sewing, fishing, and the beach. Her greatest passion was spending time with her family and she...
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Robert Taylor

March 22, 1945 - April 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA.
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Carolyn Barron

December 25, 1933 - April 3, 2017

Mrs. Carolyn Lloyd Barron, 83, of Hogansville, GA passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice.She is survived by her husband, Lee Barron; daughter, Linda (David) Clay; daughter, Lisa Long; son, William Barron; son, Clarence Michael O'Hern; son, David (Liz) O'Hern and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, April 7, from...
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Nancy Zachry

April 9, 1958 - April 3, 2017

Mrs. Nancy Zachry, 58, of LaGrange, GA passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at West Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Zachry was born April 9, 1958 in Roanoke, AL, daughter of Emory Ford Cavender and the late Virginia Mickle Cavender. She was a member of New Community Church and was employed with Florence Hand Nursing Home as a Registered Nurse. Survivors in addition to her father, Emory Ford Cavender,...
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John Tillman Smith

July 25, 1937 - April 3, 2017

Mr. John Tillman Smith, 79, of LaGrange, GA passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice.Mr. Smith was born July 25, 1937 in Heard County, GA, son of the late Arthur Jackson Smith and Annie Mae Pittman Smith. He was Baptist by faith and was employed with Milliken as a truck driver until his retirement, and later worked for Vaughn Cartage. He proudly served his country in...
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Dorothy Lyons

March 25, 1939 - March 31, 2017

Mrs. Dorothy "Gramma" Lyons, 78, of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, March 31, 2017 at Hospice LaGrange.Mrs. Lyons was born March 25, 1939 in Chicago Heights, IL, daughter of John and Gladys Roggemann. She was a member of Advent Lutheran Church and was retired from West Georgia Medical Center.Survivors include her husband, David Lyons; daughter, Lorrie Karpik; sons, David (Wendy) Lyons and Jim ...
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Tiffany Denise Alverson

February 1, 1973 - March 30, 2017

Tiffany Denise Alverson, 44, of LaGrange, GA passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Hospice LaGrange.Tiffany was born February 1, 1973 in LaGrange, GA, daughter of Fred Sanford Alverson and Joyce Ann Crews Alverson. She was a member of Hilyer Baptist Church. Tiffany was a 1991 graduate of Troup High School and was a graduate of Zink University of California with a Doctorate degree in...
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Martha Elizabeth Dodgen

July 15, 1921 - March 27, 2017

Martha Elizabeth Dodgen, 95, of Five Points, AL passed away Monday, March 27, 2017.Mrs. Dodgen was born July 15, 1921 in Temple, GA to the late John Andrew Potate and Lula Eugenia Smith Potate. She was retired from the United States Postal Service as a Post Master and Rural Carrier. Mrs. Dodgen was a very active member of Standing Rock United Methodist Church and the Women's Club until her health...
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Jimmie Poole

July 15, 1923 - March 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA.
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Freddy Donald Arrington

September 28, 1951 - March 22, 2017

Mr. Freddy Donald Arrington, 65, of LaGrange, GA passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice. Mr. Arrington was born September 28, 1951 in Roanoke, AL, son of the late Hollis Arrington and Mary Overton Arrington. He was a member of Baptist Tabernacle Church and was employed as the finance manager for Steve Rayman Auto before retirement. In addition to his parents, he...
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Harold Oneal

September 7, 1936 - March 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA.
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Harold Aubrey O'Neal

September 7, 1936 - March 19, 2017

Mr. Harold Aubrey O'Neal, 80, of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Florence Hand Home. Mr. O'Neal was born September 7, 1936 in Glenn, GA, son of the late Otis Daniel O'Neal, Sr. and Elizabeth Yarbrough O'Neal. He retired from Sav-a-stop after many years. He was a member of Dunson United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Otis O...
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Marion Ann Folds

January 1, 1945 - March 18, 2017

Marion Ann Folds, 72, of LaGrange, GA passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital.Mrs. Folds was born January 1, 1945 in LaGrange, Ga to the late James Monroe Turner and Marion Ellen Scott Turner. She was a faithful member of Baptist Tabernacle and loved camping in her leisure time.Survivors include her husband, James Folds; children, David (Patricia) Sharp of Senoia, Tracy...
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Joyce Tollerson Lane

May 8, 1935 - March 16, 2017

Joyce Tollerson Lane, 81, of LaGrange, GA passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Twin Fountains Nursing Home.Joyce was born May 8, 1935 in LaGrange, GA, daughter of the late Lonel Roy Tollerson, Sr. and Lorraine Dewberry Tollerson. She was a member of Broad Street Church of Christ and was employed as a teacher with the Troup County School System until her retirement.Survivors include her son,...
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Brock Thurmon Boulware

December 8, 1953 - March 15, 2017

Mr. Brock T Boulware, age 63, of Pine Mountain, GA passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice. Mr. Boulware was born December 8, 1953 in Atlanta, GA, son of Vanita Holmes Boulware and the late James Edward Boulware Sr. Survivors include mother, Vanita Holmes Boulware; two brothers Jeb (Nancy) Boulware, Van H. Boulware; sister, Vanita (Russell) Sansom; nieces, Ivy (Jason)...
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Robert Turner

April 6, 1930 - March 15, 2017

Robert "Bob" Parry Turner, 86, of LaGrange, GA passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice.Mr. Turner was born April 6, 1930 in Elmhurst, IL to the late Arthur Turner and Elizabeth Parry Turner and grew up in Wheaton, IL. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Hyattsville, MD and a long time member of the choir. Mr. Turner was a graduate of Wesley College...
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Billy Banks

May 6, 1930 - March 14, 2017

Mr. Billy Glenn Banks, 86, of LaGrange, GA passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.Mr. Banks was born May 6, 1930 in Hampton, GA to the late James Madison Banks and Velma Lee Meeks Banks. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and retired from the Washington National Airport as an aircraft refueler.Survivors include his wife, Minna L....
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Herman Turner Hunt

October 19, 1921 - March 13, 2017

Lt. Col. (Ret) Herman Turner Hunt, Jr., 95, of Alpharetta, GA, formerly of LaGrange, GA passed away on March 13, 2017 at the Tapestry House in Alpharetta, GA.Mr. Hunt was born on October 19, 1921 in Jackson, TN, son of the late Herman Turner Hunt Sr. and Bertha Rauscher Hunt. He graduated from West Point Military Academy, and proudly served his country in the US Army during WWII. Following the...
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Terry W. Redden

September 23, 1940 - March 12, 2017

Terry W. Redden "Pops", 76, of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Florence Hand Nursing Home.Mr. Redden was born September 23, 1940 in LaGrange, GA to the late Marion Lewis Redden and Jessie Hines Redden. He honorably served his country in the United States Navy and was of the Christian faith. Mr. Redden enjoyed camping, traveling, fishing, bird watching, and his cups of coffee....
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William Marvin McClellan

March 30, 1947 - March 9, 2017

Dr. William "Bill" M. McClellan Jr., 69, of LaGrange, Georgia passed away March 09, 2017 at Emory University Hospital.Dr. McClellan was born March 30, 1947 in Alexandria Virginia to Barbara Blalock Cruit and William M. McClellan Sr. He was a graduate of Ensley High School in Birmingham Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. McClellan completed medical school at the...
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Curtis L. Scott

January 29, 1935 - March 9, 2017

Curtis L. Scott, 82, of LaGrange, GA passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Health System.Mr. Scott was born January 29, 1935 in LaGrange, GA to the late Homer Lee Scott and Marion Pearl Roach Scott. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict and was a member of East LaGrange Baptist Church. Before retiring, he traveled many miles...
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Cecil Paul Major,

October 1, 1961 - March 9, 2017

Dr. Paul Major, 55, of LaGrange, GA passed away Thursday, March 09, 2017 at Hospice LaGrange.Dr. Major was born October 1, 1961 in LaGrange, GA, son of Glendora Ralston Major and the late Dr. Cecil Paul Major, Sr. He was a member and Elder of Broad Street Church of Christ. Dr. Major was and Eagle Scout and continued to actively served with the Boy Scouts of America and was an active member of...
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Juanita Poore

March 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA.
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Johnny Anglin Hancock

April 17, 1948 - March 7, 2017

Mr. Johnny Hancock, 68, of LaGrange, GA passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Roosevelt Warm Springs Hospital.Mr. Hancock was born April 17, 1948 in LaGrange, GA, son of the late John Byrd Hancock and Hazel Borders Hancock.Survivors include his wife, Linda Hancock; children, Rodney Waldroup (Donna) and Dwayne Hancock (Teresa); grandchildren, Alex Bryant (Josh), Abby Waldroup (Dylan Vallia),...
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James Paul Schafer

September 27, 1957 - March 4, 2017

.James Paul "Jim" Schafer was born September 27, 1957 in Sioux City, Iowa to Marvin and Mary "Pat" Schafer. He graduated from Bishop Heelan Catholic High School, Sioux City, Iowa class of 1976 and obtained a Bachelor's degree from Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa in 1981.He was in the LED lighting industry for several years and was currently Key Account Manager for Osram Optio Semiconductors...
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William Edward Benefield

October 15, 1976 - March 4, 2017

William Edward "Willie B" Benefield, 40, of Roanoke, AL passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Wedowee Hospital.Mr. Benefield was born October 15, 1976 in LaGrange, GA to Clyde E. Benefield and Terri D. Scarborough Benefield. He was an avid fisherman and loved spending time with his family. William will be greatly missed by all who know him. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife,...
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Walter Edward Dance, Jr.

August 22, 1941 - March 3, 2017

Mr. Walter Edward Dance, Jr., 75, Of LaGrange passed away Friday March 3, 2017 at Poplar Creek Assisted Living in LaGrange.Mr. Dance was born August 22, 1941 in LaGrange, GA, son of the late Walter Edward Dance, Sr. and Suval Meadors Dance. He was retired from the Vocational Rehabilitation Department of Georgia, and a member of The First United Methodist Church. Mr. Dance was an avid golfer and...
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Willner Bradley Houze

November 7, 1942 - March 1, 2017

Willner Bradley Houze, Jr. (Bill) was born November 7, 1942 in LaGrange, GA. and died March 1, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice. He was the son of Willner Bradley Houze, Sr. and Mary Lola Stitt Houze. He was a member of the First Baptist Church. Bill graduated from LaGrange High in 1961, attended Georgia Tech and graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in...
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Helen Marie LoBalbo

November 20, 1923 - February 26, 2017

Helen Marie LoBalbo, 93, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017 in LaGrange, GA.Mrs. LoBalbo was born November 20, 1923 in Louisville. KY to the late Peter D. Sandbach and Sarah Ella Traylor Sandbach. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl LoBalbo; one sister, Thelma "Weetze" Hollis; two brothers, Alvin Sandbach and Donald Sandbach.Survivors include her daughter...
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Posie Edward Freeman

January 3, 1942 - February 20, 2017

Mr. Posie Edward "Sonny" Freeman, 75, of LaGrange, GA passed away Monday, February 20, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.Sonny was born January 3, 1942 in LaGrange, GA to the late Harold Ellis Freeman, Sr. and Selma Joy Lankford Freeman. He was retired from West Point Stevens, Dunson Mill and had an avid love for farming. As a youth, he was a member of the 4-H Club for several years...
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Gerald Gilbert

November 21, 1933 - February 18, 2017

Gerald (Jerry) Gilbert, 83, passed away Saturday February 18, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice.Jerry was born on November 21, 1933 in Berlin, New Hampshire to the late Edward and Cecile Gilbert. In addition to his parents he was predeceased in death by his wife Kate, brother Louis Gilbert, and sister Doris Fortier.He is survived by his son Marlin (Susan) Gilbert and granddaughter Marci Gilbert of...
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Benjamin Roscoe Bennett

October 19, 1920 - February 14, 2017

Reverend Benjamin Roscoe Bennett, 96, of West Point, GA peacefully went to be with the Lord, at his home on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.Rev. Bennett was born October 19, 1920 in Hazelhurst, GA, to the late William Leonard Bennett and Minnie Meeks Bennett. He was a faithful member of Midway Baptist Church. Mr. Bennett proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II. In...
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Georgetta Grantham

June 29, 1943 - February 10, 2017

Georgetta "Jo" Grantham, 73, of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, February 10, 2017 at Twin Fountains Nursing Home.Mrs. Grantham was born June 29, 1943 in Vanceburg, KY, to the late George Roy Rice and Gracie Kathryn Hornbeek Rice. She was a member of Franklin Road Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, George R. Rice, Herbert C. Rice and Charles R....
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John Walter Beasley,

May 29, 1958 - February 8, 2017

John Walter Beasley, Sr., 58 of Savannah, GA passed away on February 8, 2017 in Savannah, GA. Walter was born May 29, 1958, in Albany GA, son of the late James Walter Beasley and Pauline Railey Beasley. Walter was a 1976 graduate of LaGrange High School and a graduate of Southern Polytechnical Institute with a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. He was a member of the Tau Kappa...
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Christopher Jake Morrow

April 26, 1985 - February 8, 2017

Christopher Jake Morrow, age 31, passed from this life to eternal life with Christ on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 after a long struggle with metastic melanoma. He was the son of Landon and Janice Pratt Morrow. Until forced to resign due to his health, Jake worked at St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri as Assistant Director of the Department of Institutional Research. Previously he had...
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Elleanor E. Fetner

June 8, 1940 - February 3, 2017

Miss Elleanor E. Fetner, 76, of LaGrange, GA passed away Friday, February 3, 2017 at Hospice LaGrange. Miss Fetner was born June 8, 1940 in LaGrange, GA, daughter of the late Avery John Fetner and Lola Mae Lynch Fetner. She was a member of Dunson Baptist Church and volunteered at Florence Hand Home. Survivors include a niece Lori (Joe) Doole; nephews, Mike (Amy) Childs, Kyle Childs, and Steve ...
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Raymond Leroy Smith

November 3, 1989 - February 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA.
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James I. Scott,

September 5, 1929 - February 1, 2017

Mr. James I. Scott, Jr., 87, of LaGrange, GA passed from this life to be with the Lord, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice.Mr. Scott was born September 5, 1929 in the Grayhill Community of Troup County, GA to the late James Idus Scott, Sr. and Lois E. Taylor Scott. He was a member of First Baptist Church on the Square and had worked for West Point Pepperell and...
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Agnes Geraldine Volk

March 7, 1926 - January 31, 2017

Agnes G. Volk, 90, formerly of Tampa, FL passed away January 31, 2017 at Florence Hand Nursing Home.Mrs. Volk was born March 7, 1926 in Tallassee, AL to the late Thomas Culver and Susan Frances Patten Culver. She was a member of West Point United Methodist Church.Survivors include her daughters, Linda Mills, Deborah Nunn, Susan Bush, and Regina Fish; 9 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 7...
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Clarice Genene Fetner

May 24, 1935 - January 28, 2017

Mrs. Genene Fetner, 81, of LaGrange passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017 at LaGrange Nursing and Rehabilitation.Mrs. Fetner was born May 24, 1935, daughter of the late William Lunnie Gay and Carrie Lee Causey Gay. She was a member of Sunnyside Baptist Church, now Fountain Baptist Church, and the Senior Citizen Center. Mrs. Fetner was retired from Milliken Design Center. In addition to her...
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Casi Allison Smythe

December 20, 1984 - January 25, 2017

Casi Allison Smythe, 32, passed away peacefully at West Georgia Hospice after a two month stay at UAB fighting a rare encephalitis. She continued to shine for Jesus through it all.Casi was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma on December 20, 1984, and moved to LaGrange with her family in 1990. She graduated from LaGrange High School in 2003.Casi will be remembered for her unwavering faith in God and spent...
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Harold Wayne Moore

February 9, 1956 - January 24, 2017

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