Mrs. Annie L. McConnell
Mrs. Annie Sue Lambert McConnell, 87, of LaGrange died Wednesday at West Georgia Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hunter - Allen - Myhand Funeral Home.
May 16, 2001
Raymond Scott, 75, of 1207 Park Ave., died Wednesday at West Georgia Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Hunter - Allen - Myhand Funeral Home.
May 16, 2001
W. Thurman Cox
W. Thurman Cox, 83, of 224 East Lakeview Drive, died Tuesday at Hospice LaGrange.
Mr. Cox, born October 18, 1917 in Taylor County, was the son of the late James Eldridge and Agnes Paronella Taunton Cox. He retired after 22 years from Callaway Mills Company and worked 10 years with Atlas Vending Company. He had lived here since 1922 and was a member of Dunson United Methodist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in Africa, Italy, France and Germany.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Melba B. Cox and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Shadowlawn Cemetery with the Dr. Dan Crawford officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 2 p.m. until the funeral hour.
The family respectfully requested that all flowers be omitted, and those desiring may contribute to Hospice LaGrange in memory of Mr. Cox.
May 16, 2001
Lillie Mae Thompson
Mrs. Lillie Mae Thompson, 85, of Carrollton, formerly of Hogansville, died Tuesday at Carrollton Manor in Carrollton.
Mrs. Thompson, born Sept. 12, 1917, in Heard County, was the daughter of the late John Henry and Dora Bass Crider. Before moving to Carrollton in 1990, she retired from Uniroyal, Inc. and was a member of First Baptist Church of Hogansville where she was active in the WMU.
Survivors include three sons and two daughters - in - law, James Kendrick and Jane Thompson of Douglasville, Clifford L. and Delaine Thompson and Johnny Thompson, all of Carrollton; a sister, Maude Brown of Newnan; ten grandchildren, Chuck Thompson, Scott Thompson, Shellie McGraw, Penny Soles, Natalie Harris, Casey Thompson, Joyce Thompson, Stewart Thompson, Robby Thompson and Andy Thompson; and 11 great - grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home with the Rev. Max McCord officiating. Burial will be in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville.
The family will receive friends this evening at the funeral home from 6 until 8.
March 26, 2003
Pamela W. Murphy
Pamela W. (Pam) Murphy, 56, died Tuesday at the Shepard Center in Atlanta.
The family will be at 300 Washinton Way.
Hunter - Allen - Myhand Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
March 26, 2003
James A. Swint Jr.
James A. Swint Jr., 82, of Harlem died Friday at University Hospital in Augusta.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Monday, March 17 at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery in Pine Mountain with the Rev. Randall Whitaker officiating.
Mr. Swint, a native of Chipley, had retired from Civil Service at Fort Gordon as a telephone maintenance installer. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a member of the Adult Men’s School Class and a member of Powell Baptist Church.
The family said, “He loved his family, his garden, hunting, fishing and traveling. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great - grandfather. He will be missed by his family and many friends. He was a wonderful Christian influence on all of his family. He was a giver of his time and a help for others.”
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Kathleen (Kitty) Swint; one daughter and son - in - law, Libby and Carl Hargrove of Augusta; three grandchildren, Trey Hargrove, Beth Cramer and Todd Hargrove; three great - grandchildren, John Thomas, Elizabeth Cramer and Caitlin Hargove; one sister, Alice Swint Mullins of Pine Mountain; and a good friend, Billy Neal.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials in memory of James Swint, c/o Powell Baptist Church, 1577 Old Appling Harlem Highway, Harlem, Ga. 30814.
The family will receive friends this evening from 7 to 9 o’clock at Starling Funeral Home, Highway 78, Harlem, Ga., 706 - 556 - 6524. E - mail condolences to the family at email@example.com.
March 16, 2003
John Henry (Buck) Broome
John Henry (Buck) Broome, formerly of LaGrange, died Thursday in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Mr. Broome is survived locally by his sister, Annie Laura Burton of LaGrange.
The funeral service and interment will be Tuesday in Brooklyn.
Grace Funeral Chapel at 607 N. Conduit Boulevard in Brooklyn is in charge of arrangements.
This announcement is courtesy of Lakes - Dunson - Robertson Funeral Home.
March 16, 2003
Peggy A. Strong Horton
Peggy A. Strong Horton of 3 Sirrene St., died Saturday at West Georgia Medical Center.
The family will be at their home.
Arrangements will be announced by Lakes - Dunson - Robertson Funeral Home.
March 16, 2003
Velma Cornelia Godwin
Velma Cornelia Godwin, 77, of Quitman died Saturday, March 15 at Brooks County Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Born in Brooks County, she was the daughter of Rubin and Blanche Simpson Mitchell. She was a retired seamstress for Weeks Textile, a member of the Forever Young Club, a member of the Gleaners Sunday School Class and a member of Quitman First Baptist Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Lawana (Jack) Elliott of Barney and Edwina (Jay) Simpson of Dixie; two sons, Maurice (Betty Jean) Godwin of Port St. Joe, Fla., and Wayne (Beth) Godwin of LaGrange; nine grandchildren, April Godwin Cook, Mandy Godwin Nolen, Mark Godwin, Scott Godwin, Ben Elliott, Taylor Elliott, Matt Simpson, Brittany Simpson and McKenzie Simpson; 10 great - grandchildren; four sisters, Louise Hilton of Lake Wales, Fla., Estelle Thornhill of Barwick, Dorothy Williams of Barney and Rosalyn LaBove of Barney; and one brother, R.J. Mitchell of Quitman.
She was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy Godwin, a granddaughter, Nancy Beth Godwin, and a sister, Ola Lee Jones.
Funeral services swill be at 3 p.m. Monday at Quitman First Baptist Church with the Rev. Loren Hildebrant officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Mrs. Godwin’s home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Relay for Life, 470 BCT Gin Road, Quitman, Ga., 31643.
Maxwell - Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
March 16, 2003
Adell (Foots) Dollar, 72, of 624 Arthur St., died Thursday at Hospice LaGrange.
Mr. Dollar, born July 1, 1930, in Fulton County, was the son of the late Adell Sr. and Lurene Ware Dollar. He was a member of New Beginnings Baptist Church and was retired. He had been a custodian at LaGrange College and LaGrange High School.
Survivors include his children, Jerry Cofield and Eva Evans, both of LaGrange; the children he reared, Bryan Patterson, Jeremiah Patterson and Demetrius Patterson, all of LaGrange; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Virginia Maddox of LaGrange and Martha Jean Dollar of Atlanta; a brother - in - law, John Maddox of LaGrange; two sisters - in - law, Josie Dollar of LaGrange and Norma Dollar of Atlanta; two cousins, Tommie Williams Jr. and Ruby Bufford of LaGrange; a close friend, Zelma Cofield; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Annette Dollar and two brothers, Zelma Dollar and Dock Dollar.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at New Beginnings Baptist Church on Ware Street with the Rev. William Harris officiating. Burial will be in Southview Cemetery.
The family will be at his home and at the home of his sister and brother - in - law, Virginia and John Maddox at 1002 Troup St.
Lakes - Dunson - Robertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
March 15, 2003
Richard K. Shiver
The Rev. Richard K. Shiver, 62, of LaGrange died Friday, March 14, 2003, at Hospice LaGrange.
Rev. Shiver, born Feb. 19, 1941, in Manchester, was the son of the late Charles Brinson and Lillie Mae Meadows Shiver. He was associate pastor at First Baptist Church on the Square where he was a Sunday school teacher and chairman of the board of deacons in 1990 - 1991. He was a former educator/administrator at West Georgia Technical College and a member of the Optimist Club of LaGrange, serving as local president, district lieutenant governor and governor of the Optimist Clubs of Georgia in 1978 - 1979.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Rachel Storey Shiver of LaGrange; two sons and daughters - in - law, Kenneth C. and Patricia Shiver of Carrollton and Michael A. and Becky Shiver of LaGrange; a grandson, Andrew Richard Shiver of Carrollton; a brother and sister - in - law, Dr. Charles and Toni Shiver of Augusta.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church on the Square with Dr. Paul R. Baxter and the Rev. Tom Farr officiating. Burial will be in the Manchester City Cemetery.
The family will receive friend this evening from 7 until 9 p.m. at Striffler - Hamby Mortuary at 1010 Mooty Bridge Road.
Flowers will be accepted or those desiring may make donations to Hospice LaGrange or to Trinity Baptist Church, 501 Northside Drive, Carrollton, Ga., 30117, a church that was very special to him.
March 15, 2003
Adell (Foots) Dollar of 624 Arthur St., died Thursday at Hospice LaGrange.
The family will be at the home of his sister and brother - in - law, Virginia and John Maddox at 1002 Troup St.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Lakes - Dunson - Robertson Funeral Home.
March 14, 2003