Our Obituaries

Sandra Kay Alexzulian

September 3, 1941 - August 11, 2017

Mrs. Sandra Kay Alexzulian, age 75, of Winder, Georgia passed away August 11, 2017 at her residence. A native of Wheeling, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Mary Cowan Thomas. She was the widow of Andrew Alexzulian. Mrs. Alexzulian was a respiratory therapist at Barrow Medical Center. Surviving are a Daughter, Lisa Cassidy of Winder, Georgia and a Son and Daughter...
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Ingrid Marie Beasley

October 27, 1946 - August 8, 2017

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Meredith Dace Turner

April 21, 1967 - August 7, 2017

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Thomas George, Sr.

December 1, 1938 - August 7, 2017

Mr. John Thomas George, Sr., age 78, of Bethlehem, Georgia passed away August 7, 2017. A native of Monroe, Georgia, he was a son of the late Raymond and Ethel Cooper George. He was preceded by brothers, James Oscar George, William George and Phillip George. Mr. George was a member of Bethel Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and was a retiree of Harrison Poultry where he was a...
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Randall M. "Buck" Rockmore

June 7, 1945 - August 7, 2017

Mr. Randall M. "Buck" Rockmore, age 72, of Winder, Georgia passed away August 7, 2017. A native of Jackson County, he was a son of the late J. E. and Ruby Carlile Rockmore. Mr. Rockmore was a member of Eastside Baptist Church and was a retiree of The University of Georgia Maintenance Department. Surviving are Wife, Joann Montgomery Rockmore, Children, Pam Clark, Jason Rockmore and Steven...
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Donald J. Hall

September 21, 1935 - August 6, 2017

Mr. Donald J. Hall, age 81, of Doraville, Georgia passed away August 6, 2017. A native of Hoschton, Georgia, he was a son of the late Charlie J. and Pearl Stone Hall. He was preceded by Sisters, Grace Murphy, Newell Wood, Bonnie Pentecost and Ouida Bentley, and Brother, Charles T. Hall. Mr. Hall was a retiree of Internal Revenue Service. Surviving are a Sister-in-law, Frances Hall of Hoschton,...
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Margaret L. Crowe

March 22, 1926 - August 5, 2017

Mrs. Margaret L. Crowe, age 91, of Winder, Georgia went to heaven August 5, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Dewey, Sr. and Bonnie Kelly Burke. Mrs. Crowe was a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee and had resided in Barrow County since 1952. She married the love of her life, Houston Crowe on June 7, 1946 in Ringgold, Georgia. Mrs. Crowe was preceded by a Daughter, Nancy Karen Crowe, and...
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E. M. "Buck" Kiley

September 26, 1924 - August 3, 2017

Mr. E. M. "Buck" Kiley age 92, of Winder, Georgia (Carl Community) passed away August 3, 2017. Mr. Kiley was born in Hoschton, Georgia on September 26, 1924 to the late Jesse and Bertha Kidd Kiley. He was preceded by his Wife, Jody Stover Kiley, two Granddaughters, Monika Harris and Jessica Harris, Sisters, Gertie Ward and Jewell Miller, and Brothers, Clifford Kiley, Marvin Kiley and Clyde...
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Louise Sweat

June 7, 1928 - July 29, 2017

Mrs. Louise Sweat, age 89, of Winder, Georgia passed away July 29, 2017. Mrs. Sweat was born June 7, 1928 to Lewis and Cora Helton Everett, who pre-deceased her. She was the widow of Rev. Robert Lee Sweat, and was preceded by a son, Wayne Sweat. Mrs. Sweat was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and was a retired nursing assistant at Russell Nursing Home. Surviving are Son and Daughters-in...
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Donald Casper

July 22, 1952 - July 29, 2017

Mr. Donald Casper, age 65, of Winder, Georgia passed away July 29, 2017. A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, Donald was a son of the late Herbert and Irene McClellan Casper. He was a former owner of P & H Mechanical of Winder. Donald was a 1970 graduate of Winder-Barrow High School where he played on the football team as a tackle. Donald was a member of The Church at Winder. ...
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Tommy Gilbert

July 25, 1998 - July 26, 2017

Mr. Tommy R. C. Gilbert, age 19, of Homer, Georgia passed away July 26, 2017. A native of Barrow County, Tommy attended New Life Worship Center in Statham, Georgia. He was a 2017 Graduate of Banks County High School and was employed as a welder at Toyota. Surviving are Mother, Tiffany Landress of Winder, Father and Step-mother, Keith and Amy Gilbert of Homer, Brothers, Hunter Gilbert of...
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David Skinner

August 27, 1947 - July 19, 2017

Lester David Skinner, 69, of Winder went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. David, the self-appointed Semi-Unofficial Mayor of County Line, was born on August 27, 1947 to W. N. and Hazel Skinner. He leaves behind his wife, Gina, sons: Jeff (Tammy) of Winder and Brian (Stacey) of Dacula, Step-sons, John (Mandy) Parker of Bainbridge and Will (Catie) Parker of Andalusia, Alabama,...
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Raymond D. Murphy

February 28, 1936 - July 8, 2017

Mr. Raymond D. Murphy, age 81, of Winder, Georgia entered Heaven's Gates on July 8, 2017. A native of Barrow County, he was a son of the late George and Jewell Doster Murphy. Mr. Murphy was preceded by his sister, Dot Johnson and brother, Terrell Murphy. He was a retired inspector with Roper Pump Company of Commerce, and was a U. S. Army Veteran. Mr. Murphy was a longtime member of Nazareth...
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Jerry Randall Martin

July 6, 2017

Mr. Jerry Randall Martin, age 80, of Winder, Georgia, passed away July 6, 2017, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer. A native of Winder for the last 17 years, Mr. Martin was the son of the late Berthaleen "Tiny" (Swords) Bowen. Mr. Martin was retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving his country 26 years and enjoying the opportunity to travel, experience life in...
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Gwen Middlebrooks Jackson

December 7, 1930 - July 5, 2017

Mrs. Gwen Middlebrooks Jackson, age 86, of Bethlehem, Georgia entered eternal life on July 5, 2017. Mrs. Jackson was born December 7, 1930 in Farmington, Georgia to Percy B. and Ora Lee Carson Middlebrooks. She was nominated as Best All Around Girl in her graduating class at Watkinsville High School. Mrs. Jackson attended the University of Georgia and was a graduate of Athens Business College....
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Jim Looney Smith

May 18, 1924 - June 12, 2017

Mr. Jim Looney Smith, age 93, of Bethlehem, Georgia passed away June 12, 2017. A native of Barrow County, he was a son of the late Asbury and Ila Smith. He was preceded by his wife, Lucy Wallace Smith and a daughter, Jeanette Smith Satterfield. Mr. Smith was a retired brick mason and was of the Apostolic Denomination. The Family will receive friends Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 6:00 P. M....
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Robert M. "Bob" Akin

April 20, 1929 - June 12, 2017

Mr. Robert M. "Bob" Akin, age 88, of Winder, and Jefferson, Georgia passed away June 12, 2017. A native of Norman, Oklahoma, Mr. "Bob" was preceded by his wife of fifty-nine years, Kathryn Sue Akin and son, Robert E. Akin. Mr. Akin served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired as General Manager of The Overhead Door Company of Atlanta and had attended The Whistleville...
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Mamie Williams Ashworth

November 24, 1931 - June 11, 2017

Mrs. Mamie Williams Ashworth, age 85, of Auburn, Georgia passed into eternity June 11, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family. A lifelong resident of Barrow County, She was the daughter of the late Luss and Bertie Etheridge Williams. Mrs. Ashworth was preceded by her husband, Erastus Ashworth and her brother and sister-in-law, Don and Claudine Williams. A member of Midway United...
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Robert H. Whiddon

July 28, 1940 - June 10, 2017

Mr. Robert H. Whiddon, age 76, of Winder, Georgia passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 10, 2017 at his residence. Born in Greensboro, Georgia, Robert was a son of the late Howell and Katherine Moore Whiddon. He was of the Methodist Denomination and was a U. S. Navy Veteran. Mr. Whiddon was the owner of Construction Tractors Limited in Winder. Surviving are Sons and...
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Mrs. Linda Hogan

May 31, 2017

Mrs. Linda Hogan, age 73, of Monroe, Georgia passed away May 31, 2017 at Athens Regional. A native of Winder, Georgia, Mrs. Hogan was a daughter of the late Luther and Willie Mae Dalton Day. She was a member of Walker Baptist Church in Monroe, Georgia and was retired from Walton Mill in Monroe, Georgia. Surviving are Husband, James R. Hogan, Sr. of Monroe, Children, Brenda Murrah of...
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Harry "Rocky" Howland

December 28, 1953 - May 21, 2017

Harry "Rocky" Howland, a door & window Inside Salesman and resident of Hoschton, GA died on The Lord's Day, May 21, 2017 at the age of 63 while at home in hospice care. Rocky is survived by his wife, Debbie Howland; his children, Jack Howland, Dorothy Forrester, Gabe Howland, Sarah Keister, Michael Howland, Laura Howland, Hannah Howland, Marjory Howland, and Alaina Howland; six...
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Hazel Cook Bruce

November 27, 1925 - May 10, 2017

Mrs. Hazel Cook Bruce, age 91, of Winder, Georgia entered into heaven on May 10, 2017. A daughter of the late Andrew Lyman, Sr. and Mamie Morris Burrell, she was preceded by her first husband, Mr. J. C. Cook and her second husband, Mr. Ted Bruce. Mrs. Bruce was also preceded by her grandson, Rusty Cook, son-in-law, Tim Bray and brother, Andy Burrell. A resident of Barrow County for most of her...
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Jonell Allen Morris

July 4, 1934 - May 1, 2017

Mrs. Jonell Morris, age 82, of Hoschton, Georgia passed away May 1, 2017. A resident of Jackson County for most of her life, she was the daughter of the late Grover and Maebell Brooks Allen. Mrs. Morris was preceded by her husband, Bill Morris, her daughter, Donna Jean Thurmond, and siblings Myron Allen, Harold Allen, Junior Allen and Harry James Allen. Mrs. Morris was a homemaker. ...
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Freida W. Harwell

January 1, 1951 - April 26, 2017

Ms. Freida W. Harwell, age 66, left this world April 26, 2017. The daughter of the late J. T. and Louise Simpson Wall, she had resided in Barrow County all of her life. Freida was preceded by her brothers, Bill Wall and Damon Wall. Freida was a 1969 graduate of Winder-Barrow High School and graduated in 2007 from DeVry University with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. She was employed...
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Nolia Oliver England

October 3, 1922 - April 25, 2017

Mrs. Nolia England, age 94, of Winder, Georgia went to heaven April 25, 2017. A longtime resident of Barrow County, she was a daughter of the late Floyd and Nancy Marr Oliver. Mrs. England was preceded by her husband, D. C. England, daughter, Gail Akins, Daughter-in-law, Ester Boss England, and siblings, Ruby Carter, Aubrey Oliver, Price Oliver and Reefer Oliver. At the time of her passing,...
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Joe Fredrick Porter

June 3, 1947 - April 21, 2017

Mr. Joe Fredrick Porter, age 69, of Statham, Georgia passed away April 21, 2017. Mr. Porter was born June 3, 1947 in Statham, Georgia to the late Quilla and Dorothy Ferguson Porter and was preceded by a brother, Ray Porter. He attended Statham Elementary School and Winder-Barrow High School. Mr. Porter was a Mill Wright and member of Local Union #1263. He is survived by two children, Bart...
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Gary M. Little

September 24, 1951 - April 21, 2017

Mr. Gary Little, age 65, of Winder, Georgia passed on to his eternal reward April 21, 2017 at his residence. A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, Gary was the son of the late Grady and Rachel Foster Little. He was a member of Freedom Fellowship Church in Statham, and was a Fire Fighter/E. M. T. with 33 years of service to Barrow County Emergency Services. Surviving are Wife,...
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Winifred Sailors

June 18, 1924 - April 15, 2017

Mrs. Winifred (Dink) Sailors, age 92, of Winder, Georgia went to Heaven April 15, 2017 following a period of declining health. A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, She was a daughter of the late Arthur and Nettie Cook Elrod. Mrs. Sailors was preceded by her husband, Mr. Chet Sailors in 1988. She was also preceded by siblings, Clara Haynie, Mary Brown, Billie Hardigree, Kenny Elrod...
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Mike Anthony

July 22, 1964 - April 12, 2017

Mr. Mike Anthony, age 62, of Bethlehem, Georgia passed away April 12, 2017 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Barrow County, he was a son of the late Lec and Geneva Manders Anthony. He was preceded by three brothers and was of The Baptist Denomination. Mr. Anthony was a self-employed brick mason. Surviving are brother, Gary Anthony and sister, Jane E. George both of Bethlehem,...
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Julia Marr Hall

September 28, 1928 - April 9, 2017

Mrs. Julia Marr Hall, age 88, of Winder, Georgia passed away April 9, 2017. Mrs. Hall was preceded by her husband, Foy S. Hall, Jr, and son, Foy S. Hall, III. A native of Barrow County, Mrs. Hall was a daughter of the late Vester Otis and Daisy Bell Collins Marr. She was a member of The Winder First United Methodist Church and was a homemaker. Surviving are Daughter and Son-in-law, Judy Ann...
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John D. Greenway

January 26, 1929 - April 8, 2017

Mr. John D. Greenway, age 88, of Winder, Georgia passed away April 8, 2017. A native of Barrow County, Mr. Greenway was a son of the late Toye and Ila Holliday Greenway. He was preceded by his wife, Joyce Banks Greenway on April 5, 2013. He was a United States Navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict. Mr. Greenway was employed by the Gwinnett County Maintenance Department as a locksmith. ...
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Becky Miller

December 16, 1960 - April 4, 2017

Miss Becky Miller, age 56, of Winder, Georgia passed away April 4, 2017. A native of Barrow County, she was a daughter of the late R. L. and Bertha Wilbanks Miller. Becky had worked as a security guard at Thrall Railcar in Winder. She was preceded by a brother, Jerry Adams. Surviving are Two Sisters, Debbie Bratcher and Patricia Ritchie both of Winder, Georgia, a host of nieces and nephews,...
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Linda Gay Haynes

June 22, 1946 - April 2, 2017

Ms. Linda Gay Haynes, age 70, of Decaturville, Tennessee, formerly of Auburn, Georgia passed away April 2, 2017. A native of Mineral Wells, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Johnny Otis and Nadine Lightfoot Smith. Ms. Haynes was a retiree of the United States Postal Service, and was a member of The Commerce Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Surviving are Children...
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Carolyn Hudson

March 28, 2017

Mrs. Carolyn Hudson of Auburn, Georgia passed away March 28, 2017. A former resident of Smyrna, Georgia, she had resided in Auburn, Georgia since 1999. Mrs. Hudson was a retiree of IBM and was of the Methodist Denomination. A native of Johnson City, New York, she was a daughter of the late Charles T. and Margaret June Fundis Warner. Surviving are Husband, Rick Hudson of Auburn, Georgia,...
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Modean Wall McElhannon

March 9, 1926 - March 26, 2017

Mrs. Modean Wall McElhannon, age 91, of Winder, Georgia passed away March 26, 2017. A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County Mrs. McElhannon was a daughter of the late Will and Hattie Mae Jones Wall and was preceded by Her Husband Lester "Champ" McElhannon. Mrs. McElhannon was a longtime member and Sunday School Teacher at Calvary Baptist Church of Statham. She was a retiree of Statham...
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Wanda Tullis

June 9, 1960 - March 25, 2017

Ms. Wanda Tullis, age 56, of Winder, Georgia went to be with Jesus March 25, 2017. A Native of Barrow County, she was preceded in death by Her Mother, Sara Ann Grant. Wanda was a retired dispatcher with Hall County E. M. S. and was of the Baptist Denomination. Surviving are Daughter, Tori Ann Tullis, Father and Step-Mother, W. C. and Betty Tullis and Sister, Wendy Tullis all of Winder,...
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Martha Jane Hawkins

May 20, 1931 - March 18, 2017

Mrs. Martha Jane Hawkins, age 85, of Winder, Georgia passed away March 18, 2018 at her residence. A native of Union County, Georgia she was a daughter of the late Ed and Emma Harkins Payne. She was preceded by husbands Windell Ross and Jack Hawkins, son, Kenneth Ross and grandchild Tonya Ross. Mrs. Hawkins was a retired employee of The Siemens Electronic Corporation. Surviving are Daughter...
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Jim Keadle

October 5, 1940 - March 16, 2017

Mr. Jim Keadle, age 76, of Auburn, Georgia passed away March 16, 2017. A former resident of North Ft. Myers, Florida, Mr. Keadle was a son of the late Lotis Lemuel and Clara Lee Dodson Keadle. He was a retired Law Enforcement Officer with the Lee County, Florida Sheriff's Department. Mr. Keadle had resided in Barrow County since 2012 and was a member of The First Baptist Church of Carl. ...
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Spencer "Spink" Patrick

July 2, 1940 - March 12, 2017

Mr. Spencer, "Spink" Patrick, age 76, of Winder, Georgia passed away March 12, 2017. A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, he was a Son of the late Harold and Mary Hill Patrick. Mr. Patrick was preceded by the love of his life, Janice Marie Royal Patrick on February 4, 2011. He was employed as a heavy equipment operator with C. A. Rutledge Construction Company of Winder, and was...
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Edna Freeman

May 28, 1931 - March 5, 2017

Mrs. Edna Freeman, age 85, of Winder, Georgia passed away March 5, 2017. Mrs. Freeman was preceded by husbands, Howard Duncan, Sr. and John Freeman. She was a daughter of the late Isom and Mollie Mosely Hogan. She was a member of Morningside Baptist Church and was a retiree of Southern Waistband of Winder. Surviving are Son, Howard (Teresa) Duncan, Jr. of Winder and Grandson, Wyatt Duncan. ...
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Matthew Kyle Hughes

February 21, 2017

Mr. Matthew Kyle Hughes, age 28, of Winder, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Born in Dalton Georgia, Mr. Hughes graduated from Winder Barrow High School in 2006. He was a Fireman at Athens Clarke County Station 6 on Athena Drive in Athens. Matthew loved being outdoors and playing sports. He was preceded by his grandmother Marie Collier and grandfather Robert Holman. Surviving...
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Mary Alice Roberts

November 30, 1933 - January 23, 2017

Ms. Mary Alice Roberts, age 83, of Bethlehem, Georgia passed away January 23, 2017 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle, Georgia. Ms. Roberts was born in Walton County, Georgia to the late Charlie and Nellie Brooks Roberts. She was a longtime employee of Harrison Poultry in Bethlehem, Georgia. Surviving are Sisters, Virginia Whitehead of Monroe, Georgia, Dorothy Evans of Bethlehem, Georgia and...
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Muriel Holder Guffin

July 17, 1932 - January 23, 2017

Mrs. Muriel Holder Guffin, age 84, of Winder, Georgia passed away January 23, 2017 at her residence. She was a lifelong resident of Barrow County and was a daughter of the late O. J. and Eunice Haynie House. Mrs. Guffin was preceded by her first husband, Mr. B. E. Holder, her second husband, Mr. James P. Guffin, and sister Mae Opal Langford. She was a 1949 Graduate of Winder High School and...
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Jimmy L. Willoughby

November 18, 1941 - January 21, 2017

Mr. Jimmy L. Willoughby, age 75, of Statham, Georgia passed away January 21, 2017. A native of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Herschel and Eva Wallace Willoughby. Mr. Willoughby has resided in Barrow County for the past twenty-seven years and was employed by Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation. Mr. Willoughby was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed fishing and hunting. Surviving...
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Royce Edgar Bunn, Sr.

February 3, 1940 - January 16, 2017

Mr. Royce E. Bunn, Sr., age 76, of Winder, Georgia passed away January 16, 2017. He was preceded by His Wife, Reba Elder Bunn, Parents, Richard and Lillian Bunn, and Brothers, Charles Edward Bunn and Richard "Sonny" Bunn. A native of Alabama, Mr. Bunn had resided in Winder for most of his life. He was a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church and was employed as a welder at Portec Railcar...
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John "Tunney" Royster

February 29, 1924 - January 10, 2017

Mr. John J. "Tunney" Royster, age 92, of Winder, Georgia passed away January 10, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Mr. Royster had lived in Barrow County for most of his life and was a son of the late John and Elizabeth Brooks Royster. He was preceded by his wife, Lois Dean McDaniel Royster on November 25, 2014. Mr. Royster was a poultry farmer and a member of...
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Gloria Ann Maddox

January 29, 1945 - January 9, 2017

Mrs. Gloria Ann Maddox, age 71, of Hoschton, Georgia died January 9, 2017. Mrs. Maddox has served as a cashier at Kroger on Highway 124 in Dacula. The Family will receive friends Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 5-8 P. M. at Carter Funeral Home. No Service is planned at this time. Surviving are Husband, Billy R. Maddox of Hoschton, Sons, David Keith Maddox, Jason Todd Maddox all of...
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Chuck Albright

September 4, 1961 - January 3, 2017

Mr. Chuck Albright, age 55, of Winder, Georgia went to be with the Lord on January 3, 2017. A native and former resident of Buffalo, New York, Mr. Albright had resided in Winder for the past twenty-two years. He was preceded by His Father, Charles Albright and was employed with U. S. Specialty Coatings. Mr. Albright was a member of Antioch Baptist Church of Buford. Surviving are Wife, Sue...
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Franklin D. "Red" Harwell, Jr.

December 13, 1924 - December 25, 2016

Mr. Franklin D. "Red" Harwell, Jr. age 92, of Winder, Georgia passed away December 25, 2016. A Native of Danielsville, Georgia he was a Son of the late Franklin D. Harwell, Sr. and the late Ola Moore Harwell. Mr. "Red" married LaVerne Jones on December 13, 1944. He was the operator Harwell Aero Service and the Winder Airport for twenty years. Mr. "Red" had been a resident of Barrow County for...
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Joy Wood

September 2, 1974 - December 21, 2016

Ms. Joy Wood, age 42, of Hoschton, Georgia passed away December 21, 2016. A native of Lawrenceville, Georgia, Ms. Wood was a retail manager with Dillard's Department Store. She was preceded by a brother, Joseph Andrew Johnson. Surviving are Fiance, Chris Wood of Hoschton, Children, Kayla West and Cortney West both of Hoschton, Parents, Robert and Dollie Ash Johnson of Jefferson, Grandchild...
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Rayford Bramlett

January 7, 1931 - December 21, 2016

Mr. Rayford Bramlett, age 85, of Auburn, Georgia went to be with the Lord on December 21, 2016. He was a son of the late W. B. and Arlene Walker Bramlett. Rayford had resided in Barrow County for most of his life, where he raised cattle and poultry, and was a school bus driver for 28 eight years for the Barrow County School System. He was a longtime member and deacon of Bethabra Baptist Church...
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Gladston Thornhill

January 24, 1924 - December 21, 2016

Mr. Gladston Thornhill, age 92, of Hoschton, Georgia passed away December 21, 2016. Born in Jackson County to the late Luke and Willie Maude Tullis Thornhill, he had resided in Barrow County for most of his life. He was preceded by His Wife, Grace Gilliland Thornhill, and siblings M. J. Thornhill, Iva Lee Thornhill, Mary Lou Berryman and Lucille Sells. Mr. Thornhill was a retired cabinet maker...
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Marie Dial Jackson

December 30, 1921 - December 19, 2016

Mrs. Marie Dial Jackson, age 94, of Winder, Georgia passed away December 19, 2016. A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Jackson was a daughter of the late Ben and Alma Hamilton Hill. Mrs. Jackson was preceded by her first husband, Stokes Dial and her second husband, Virgil Jackson. She had served as a final inspector at Carwood Manufacturing Company of Winder. Surviving are a number of Nieces...
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Frank Joseph Johnson

May 22, 1943 - December 18, 2016

Frank Joseph Johnson, 73 died on December 18, 2016. Frank was born in Augusta, GA to the late William Burton Johnson and Lois (Loice Taylor) Johnson; longtime residents of Savannah, GA and Miami, FL. Frank was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and was founder and co-owner of North Metro Stucco located in the Atlanta, Georgia area. He retired and sold the business in 2012 due to health complications....
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Sarah Ann Martin

November 3, 1938 - December 15, 2016

Mrs. Sarah Ann Martin age 78, of Winder, Georgia died December 15, 2016. She had resided in Barrow County for most of her life and was a daughter of the late T. K. and Mary Hazel Knott Martin. She was a retiree of Vera Tech of Athens. Surviving are Children, Sandra Little and Donna Meadows both of Statham, Georgia, Lynn Smith of Lexington, Georgia and David Loggins of Royston, Georgia, Ten...
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Emma Marie Christian

February 22, 1922 - December 11, 2016

Emma Marie Christian, 94, of Winder, Georgia formerly of Huntington West Virginia, went to be with the lord Sunday morning December 11, 2016. A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 AM Saturday December 17, 2016 at Woodmere Memorial Park's Abbey of Remembrance. Burial will follow. Emma was born February 22, 1922 in Huntington. She was preceded in death by her husband James Marion Christian and...
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Phyllis Wood Bonnemer

December 13, 1950 - December 11, 2016

Mrs. Phyllis Wood Bonnemer, age 65, of Winder, Georgia passed away December 11, 2016. She was preceded by Her Husband, Jim Bonnemer, Sr., and Parents, Carl E. and Maggie Ruth Griffeth Wood. A resident of Barrow County for most of her life, Mrs. Bonnemer had served as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Barrow Regional Medical Center. Surviving are Children, Sherry Densmore, Jimmy Bonnemer, Hope...
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William Cleo Duncan

August 22, 1935 - December 11, 2016

Mr. William Cleo Duncan, age 81, of Watkinsville, formerly of Auburn, Georgia passed away December 11, 2016. He was a Son of the late Brantley and Ida Mae Hall Duncan. Mr. Duncan was preceded by His Wife of 54 years, Clarice Sikes Duncan on June 9, 2011 and His Son, William Clay Duncan on May 1, 1997. When asked how he was doing, Mr. Duncan always replied, "What you see as good in this old man...
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Mary M. Wilson

June 28, 1926 - December 9, 2016

Mary M. Wilson, age 90 of Commerce, Georgia passed away Friday, December 9, 2016 at 4:25 am, in the Northridge Medical Center. Born June 28, 1926 in Dale, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late J. A. and Loretta A. (Rhinelander) Hagan. She was a retired employee of Bradie Shrum Elementary School in Salem, a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and had been a resident of Georgia since 2011...
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Deane Pierce Poole

July 30, 1935 - December 8, 2016

Mrs. Deane Pierce Poole, age 81, of Braselton, Georgia died December 8, 2016. Born in Barrow County on July 30, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Mamie Pierce. Mrs. Poole was preceded by her husband, David Lee Poole, Jr., on April 11, 2016 and a daughter, DeAnn Pollard O'Kelley on March 1, 2016. Mrs. Poole was a retired Real Estate Broker. Surviving are Daughter and Son-in-law...
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Ester Boss England

April 21, 1946 - November 27, 2016

Mrs. Ester Boss England of Auburn, Georgia, loving Wife, Mother, Sister and Aunt went to her Heavenly Home on November, 27, 2016. She was born April 21, 1946 to the late J. C. and Viola Boss of Bethlehem, Georgia. Ester found the love of her life, Kenneth, in high school and they were married April 4, 1964. Terry was welcomed in 1966. Ester had many occupations in her life, including years...
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Mary B. Holland

December 14, 1922 - November 23, 2016

Mrs. Mary B. Holland, age 93, of Winder, Georgia passed away November 23, 2016. A native of Clover, South, Carolina, she was a daughter of the late N. G. and Iona Currence Brandon. She was preceded by her first husband, William Benny Hurley, and her second husband, Grady Holland. Mrs. Holland was employed by General Motors Acceptance Corporation as an accountant. Mrs. Holland had resided in...
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Viola May Gerlach

February 19, 1924 - November 23, 2016

Mrs. Viola May Gerlach, age 92, of Winder Georgia died Wednesday, November 23, 2016. She was a wife and homemaker. Born in Chicopee, Massachusetts,Viola traveled to Alaska, Japan and other locations during her husband's 21 years of military service. After retirement, they settled in Mt. Holly New Jersey, living there for the next 42 years, raising their family. She spent the last 12 years, in...
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Bonnie Grace Jones

October 15, 1934 - November 15, 2016

Mrs. Bonnie Grace Jones, age 82, of Winder, Georgia passed away November 15, 2016 at Gwinnett Medical Center. A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, she was a daughter of the late Troy and Louise Moon Whitley. Mrs. Jones was employed as an administrative assistant with Barrow County Parks and Recreation for fifteen years. She was a longtime member of The Winder First Baptist Church,...
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Carlton L. Martin

March 6, 1959 - November 10, 2016

Mr. Carlton Martin, age 57, of Winder, Georgia died November 10, 2016. Mr. Martin was born March 6, 1959 in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He was preceded by his parents, Frankie and Lenora Morgan Carithers. Mr. Martin was an installer with J & J Heating of Monroe, Georgia and was of the Baptist Denomination. Surviving are Wife, Janet Maughon Martin of Winder, Georgia Son, Trent Martin of Winder,...
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Mary Sue Chandler

November 9, 1927 - November 5, 2016

Mrs. Mary Sue Chandler, age 88, of Winder, Georgia passed away November 5, 2016 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Barrow County, she was a daughter of the late Arthur Lee and Annie Lucille Kirk Stapp. Mrs. Chandler was preceded by children, Donna Kay Sikes and Mike Perry. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Statham and was a retired L. P. N., having served at Athens Regional...
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Shirley Elrod Thornton

July 21, 1938 - November 4, 2016

Mrs. Shirley Elrod Thornton, age 78, of Winder, Georgia passed away peacefully at her home on November 4, 2016. A Daughter of the late Arthur and Nettie Cook Elrod, she had resided in Barrow County for most of her life. Mrs. Thornton was a member of Pentecost United Methodist Church and was employed as a Clerk at Gold Kist/Southern States. Surviving are Husband, Everette Thornton of Winder,...
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Janice Fay Johnson

February 20, 1958 - October 30, 2016

Mrs. Janice Fay Johnson, age 58, of Winder, Georgia died October 30, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. She was a lifelong resident of Barrow County. She was preceded by Her Father, John Willie Hardigree, and Grandchild, Michael Mathis. Mrs. Johnson was employed by the Barrow County Board of Education as a custodian. She was a member of Cornerstone Christian Church. ...
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Betty L. Mingus

November 29, 1928 - October 28, 2016

Mrs. Betty L. Mingus, age 87, of Winder, Georgia passed away Friday, October 28, 2016. A daughter of the late Samuel Merrick and Estella Frances Noble Colvin, Mrs. Mingus graduated from Battle Creek High School in Battle Creek MI, she was a former member of Jug Tavern Squares, and a member of Winder First United Methodist Church. She is preceded by her husband Richard Glenn (Dick) Mingus in 2008...
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Marjorie E. Stewart

June 5, 1938 - October 27, 2016

Mrs. Marjorie E. Stewart, age 78, of Auburn, Georgia passed away Thursday, October 27, 2016. A daughter of the late Cecil and Etta Marie Welch, Mrs. Stewart was a member of Bethabra Baptist Church. She retired from J.C. Pool in Winder with over 30 years of service. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years Cornelious Stewart of Auburn, Children, Sharon and Ronney Hulsey of Auburn,...
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Shannon Roberts

February 25, 1971 - October 17, 2016

A Graveside Service for Mr. Shannon Roberts, age 45, of Maysville, Georgia will be held Friday, October 21, 2016 at 2:30 P. M. at Barrow Memorial Gardens with Rev. David Cook officiating. The Family will receive friends Friday from 12 Noon until 2:00 P. M. at the funeral home. Mr. Roberts, a native of Barrow County, was born February 25, 1971 to William Paul and Peggy House Roberts. He was a...
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Cody Allen Byrd

February 10, 1989 - October 17, 2016

Mr. Cody Allen Byrd, age 27, of Winder, Georgia passed away October 17, 2016 as the result of a vehicle accident. He had attended the Winder Christian Church and was employed as a landscaper. Surviving are Mother and Step-Father, Shelia and Jerry Landress of Winder, Father, James Byrd of Walhalla, South Carolina, Sisters, Amanda Haynie of Winder and Allison Byrd of Athens, Grandmothers,...
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Warren Edward Linhorst

January 5, 1950 - October 12, 2016

Mr. Warren Edward Linhorst, age 66, of Auburn, Georgia died October 12, 2016. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, he was the son of the late Ralph and Marie Sherwood Linhorst. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran, former youth league soccer coach, and a Boy Scout Leader who enjoyed the outdoors. Mr. Linhorst was a retiree of Bell South Communication, where he served as a supervisor. Surviving...
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Julian Carver Spence

May 2, 1936 - October 12, 2016

Mr. Julian Carver Spence, age 80, of Hoschton, Georgia entered into heaven October 12, 2016. A native of Washington, D. C., he was the son of the late Enoch Julian and Ruth McDonald Spence. He was preceded by his sister, Nora Lou Price. Mr. Spence was a United States Army Veteran, serving with the 82nd Airborne Division. He was an active member of the Winder First Baptist Church and attended...
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Runette Stewart Smith

September 23, 1928 - October 11, 2016

Mrs. Runette Stewart Smith, age 88, of Winder, Georgia passed away October 11, 2016 at her residence. Born in Braselton, Georgia on September 23, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Martha Banks Stewart. Mrs. Smith was preceded by her Husband of 61 years, W. Joe Smith and her Brother, Gene Stewart. Mrs. Smith was a long time member of Bethabra Baptist Church. Surviving are...
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Greg Scroggins

February 21, 1965 - October 3, 2016

Mr. Greg Scroggins, age 51, of Hoschton, Georgia passed away October 3, 2016 at his residence. A native of Gary, Indiana, he was preceded by his mother, Mrs. Shirley Sullivan Scroggins. Mr. Scroggins was employed by NCR as a technical engineer. He was a former resident of Cincinnati, Ohio and had lived in Hoschton for the past six years. Mr. Scroggins attended Cross Roads Baptist Church in...
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Johnathan David Lozano

September 21, 1988 - September 28, 2016

Mr. Jonathan David Lozano, age 28, of Valdosta, Georgia passed away September 28, 2016. A native of Bogota, Columbia, he had resided in the United States for the past sixteen years. Jonathan was a member of St. John's Catholic Church of Valdosta, and was employed as a supervisor with Home Depot. Surviving are Daughter, Rosa Alicia Lozano of Chicago, Illinois, Parents, Luz Murillo and...
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Forrest Lee Bahruth

September 22, 2016

Forrest Lee Bahruth entered into heaven on September 22, 2016. He leaves behind his Mother and Father, Kaitlyn and Jonathan Bahruth of Auburn, Georgia, Grandparents, Forrest and Deborah Bahruth of Orlando, Florida, Nancy and Dale Woods of Marietta, Georgia, Lisa and Huff Logue of Dawsonville, Georgia, Great Grandparents, Ann and Bobby Tidwell of Lawrenceville, Georgia and Tava Hosey of Los...
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Reba Bunn

August 11, 1941 - September 21, 2016

Mrs. Reba Bunn, age 75, of Winder, Georgia passed away September 21, 2016 at her residence. A Native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, she was a daughter of the late Buck and Lucille Dalton Elder. Mrs. Bunn was a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She was the most giving and caring person ever. Surviving are Husband, Royce Bunn, Sr., Son, Royce "Eddie" Bunn, Jr...
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Frances J. Walden

August 30, 1925 - September 5, 2016

Mrs. Frances J. Walden, age 91, of Winder, Georgia passed away September 5, 2016. A Native of Barrow County, Mrs. Walden was a Daughter of the late Samuel H. and Mary Etta Mize Jordan. She was preceded by Her Husband, Willie T. Walden, Daughter, Brenda W. Odum and Son, Jerald W. Walden. Mrs. Walden was a homemaker and was a Member of Winder Christian Church. Surviving are Children, Bill and...
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Donna Maddox Wilkerson

September 19, 1952 - August 28, 2016

Mrs. Donna Maddox Wilkerson, age 63, of Winder, Georgia passed away August 28, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Wilkerson was preceded by her father, Harold Maddox. She was a retiree of Wrigleys where she served in the Quality Control Department and most recently was employed by Hill's Ace Hardware as a clerk. She was a member of The Winder First Baptist Church. Surviving is Father of Her...
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Danny A. Johnson

August 10, 1952 - August 23, 2016

Mr. Danny A. Johnson, age 64, of Bethlehem, Georgia passed away August 23, 2016 at his residence. A native of Harvey, Illinois he was a son of the late Charles and Verna Wilkins Johnson. Mr. Johnson was a retired maintenance supervisor with the University of Delaware. Mr. Johnson was a United States Air Force Veteran. Surviving are Wife, Margaret R. Johnson of Bethlehem, Georgia, Children,...
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Sean Robert Hohman

July 6, 1987 - August 16, 2016

Mr. Sean Robert Hohman, age 29, of Winder, Georgia passed away August 16, 2016. A Florida Native, he was preceded by his Mother, Shelley Dawn Dunlap Hohman. Mr. Hohman was employed as a landscaper by A Cut Above Landscape Service. Surviving are Son, Jaiden Hohman of Florida, Father, Bob Hohman of Winder, Sister, Katelyn Hohman of Lawrenceville, Grandparents, Bruce and Jane Hohman of Winder...
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Chester Marsh, Jr.

May 16, 1927 - August 5, 2016

Mr. Chester Marsh, Jr., age 89, of Winder, Georgia passed away August 5, 2016. Mr. Marsh was born May 16, 1927 in Covington, Kentucky to the late Chester, Sr. and Lillian Eilers Marsh. He was a United States Navy Veteran, and a member of the Winder First United Methodist Church. A resident of Winder since 2009, Mr. Marsh was a retired painter from The Highland County Board of Education in...
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Frances Rockmore Woodall

September 4, 1926 - July 30, 2016

Mrs. Frances Rockmore Woodall, age 89, of Winder, Georgia passed away July 30, 2016. Mrs. Woodall was born September 4, 1926 to the late Willie M. and Minnie Williams Rockmore. She was the widow of Harold C. Woodall, and was preceded by Her Daughter, Patsy Woodall. Mrs. Woodall was a member of Bethabra Baptist Church and was also a member of The Order of the Eastern Star. Prior to retirement...
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Scott Thornton

July 6, 1966 - July 27, 2016

Mr. Scott Thornton, age 50, of Winder, Georgia died July 27, 2016. Born in Winder, Georgia, he had lived here for most of his life. He was a former employee of McDaniel Concrete Products, and was a member of Union Baptist Church. He was preceded by His Step-Mother, Lillian Thornton. Surviving are Daughters, Katie McFarland of Smith's Station, Alabama, and Kerianne Thornton of Winston-Salem,...
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Karen Marie Jones

July 25, 2016

Mrs. Karen Marie Jones, age 71, of Auburn, Georgia died Monday, July 25, 2016. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Mary Jo Monahan Lewter and the late James Lewter. Mrs. Jones was a computer clerk with U. S. POSCO Steel. Surviving are Daughter, Rhonda Jones of Auburn, Georgia, Son, Kevin Hardin of California, Son and Daughter-in-law, Cary and Myrna Hardin of California,...
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Lillian B. Carter

February 28, 1927 - July 21, 2016

Mrs. Lillian B. Carter, age 89, of Hoschton, Georgia passed away July 21, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospice House. Born in Barberton, Ohio on February 28, 1927, she had lived in Barrow County for most of her life. She was preceded by Her Husband, Albert Carter on December 27, 2010. Her Mother and Father, Carl and Maggie Scroggs Bramlett preceded her as well as a Sister, Geneva Martin and a Brother,...
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Agnes "Miss Agnes" Lovin Wells

March 30, 1918 - July 17, 2016

Mrs. Agnes Lovin "Miss Agnes" Wells, age 98, of Winder, Georgia passed away July 17, 2016. Miss Agnes was born March 30, 1918 in Carl, Georgia to the late Joe Bartow and Mary Head Lovin. She was preceded by Her Husband, Lawrence Wells on October 3, 2002. At the time of her death, Miss Agnes was the oldest living member of The First Baptist Church of Carl. Miss Agnes and Lawrence Wells were...
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William Gerald Gordon, Sr

July 16, 2016

Mr. William Gerald Gordon, Sr., age 51 of Winder, Georgia died Saturday, July 16, 2016. He was a son of the late Virgil Lucien and Betty Gay Fairman Gordon. Mr. Gordon was employed with Johns Mansville in Winder; he was a US Army Veteran serving as a Combat Engineer and a member of MVG. He enjoyed Family, Riding, Hunting, Fishing, and Georgia Football. Funeral Services will be held at 4:00 P...
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Sayral "Skeeter" Bryant

July 16, 1931 - July 16, 2016

Mr. Sayral "Skeeter" Bryant, age 85 of Winder, Georgia died Saturday, July 16, 2016. A son of the late Lilius and Mary Maddox Bryant, He is preceded by his wife of 56 years Runelle Alice Swancey Bryant in 2006 and a grandson Jonny Skinner in 2010. A US Air Force Veteran, Mr. Bryant was a member of First Baptist of Winder. He was the former owner of Nu-Way Ice, former Captain of Civil Defense...
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William F. "Bill" Healan

November 19, 1934 - July 14, 2016

Mr. William F. "Bill" Healan, age 81, of Winder, Georgia died Thursday, July 14, 2016 at his residence. A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, he was the son of the late Benjamin Franklin and Myrtie Pierce Healan. He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years Mary Perry Healan in 2006. Mr. Healan was a member of Hebron Baptist Church in Dacula and a former longtime member of Carl...
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Edmond H. Wall

August 27, 1919 - June 30, 2016

Mr. Edmond H. Wall, age 96, of Statham, Georgia passed away June 30, 2016. A native of Oconee County, Mr. Wall was a son of the late William Moses and Hattie Jones Wall. He was preceded by his wife of 67 years, Mrs. Mae Youngblood Wall in 2007. He was also preceded by sisters, Annie Mae Epps, Pearl Booth and Darlene Mann, and brothers, Tommy Wall and J W. Wall. A Barrow County resident for...
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Lori Ann Martin Giles

January 24, 1961 - June 21, 2016

Ms. Lori Ann Martin Giles, age 55, of Winder, Georgia passed away June 21, 2016 at her residence. A native of Barrow County, she was a member of Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church and was employed by H. R. Strategies as a secretary. She was preceded by Her Father, Hoyt Martin, Jr. Surviving are Son, Seth Giles, Mother, Reba Holliday Martin , and Brother, Leslie Martin all of Winder. A...
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Ray J. Bower

July 21, 1932 - June 9, 2016

Mr. Ray Bower, age 83, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away June 9, 2016. A native of Bethlehem, Georgia, he was a son of the late Sam and Pearl Perry Bower. Mr. Bower was a retired inspector with The United States Department of Agriculture. He was a former longtime member of Bethel Baptist Church and was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Batesville, Georgia. Mr. Bower was a U. S. Army...
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Vicki Elaine Timms

January 14, 1956 - June 8, 2016

Mrs. Vicki Elaine Timms, age 60, of Winder, Georgia died June 8, 2016. She was born in Barrow County and had lived here for most of her life. Mrs. Timms operated Vicki's Hair World and was a member of Bear Creek Baptist Church. She was preceded by her Father, Lamar Casper and a Brother Gary Casper. Surviving are Husband, Kenneth Timms and Son Kyle Timms both of Winder, Mother, Jimmie Rider...
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Harold Dean Cowart, Sr.

January 7, 1950 - June 2, 2016

Mr. Harold Dean Cowart, Sr., age 66, of Winder, Georgia passed away June 2, 2016. A native of Adairsville, Georgia, he was a son of the late C. M. and Clellie Mae Wilson Cowart. Mr. Cowart was a Maintenance Engineer with Trinity Rail. He was a member of Jefferson Lighthouse Baptist Church and was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Surviving are Wife of forty-four years, Ellen...
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Sarah Jo Hamilton Gordon

June 12, 1931 - May 17, 2016

Mrs. Sarah Jo Hamilton Gordon "MomaJo" Age 84 of Winder, Georgia died Tuesday May 17th 2016. A native of Barrow County, she was the daughter of the late Frankie and Artillery "Bud" Phillips of Statham. Mrs. Gordon was a Barrow County egg farmer with her late husband Royce T. Hamilton as well as a known Avon rep for many years. She also retired from Westing House Electrical Corporation as a...
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Gary Don Kitchens

May 13, 2016

Mr. Gary Don Kitchens, age 62, of Covington, Georgia died Friday, May 13, 2016. A native of Gaston, AL Mr. Kitchens was a son of the late Henry Lee and Mary Agnes Geer Kitchens. He is preceded by 7 brothers and 5 sisters. Surviving are son and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Melanie Kitchens of Covington, brothers and sisters-in-law, Michael and Pat Kitchens of Winder, Edward Kitchens of Oxford, AL...
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Donald Finch

October 26, 1933 - May 13, 2016

Mr. Donald Finch, age 82, of Winder, Georgia died Friday, May 13, 2016. A Native of Statham, Georgia he was a son of the late Leslie and Annie Lou Hardigree Finch. Mr. Finch was a deacon and member of Union Baptist Church in Winder, an Army Veteran serving as a MP and drove a gas and fuel truck for Leon Pruitt for 25 years before retiring. He was preceded by his wife of 46 years Leida Wheeler...
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