James L. Hogan
James L. Hogan, 79, of Oxford died November 26 at Atlanta Medical Center. Born in Morgan County to the late H. Grady Sr. and Mary Clair Hawk Hogan, he was a veteran of the United States Navy and retired from Kroger as produce manager after 30 years of service.
Mr. Hogan was a member of Covington First Baptist Church, Newton Hayriders Square Dance Club, Newton Medical Center Auxiliary and Lawrenceville Masonic Lodge where he was presented a 50-year membership certificate.
He is survived by his brothers and sister-in-law, H. Grady Hogan Jr. of Covington and Bobby J. and Rachel Hogan of Thomaston; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ed and Elaine E. Taylor of Covington; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 29 at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, Covington with Rev. Len Strozier officiating and interment was in Madison City Cemetery.
Flowers are accepted or donations may be sent to Newton Medical Center Auxiliary, 5126 Hospital Drive, Covington, Georgia 30014, or the charity of your choice.
Edna Fielding Pugh
Edna Fielding Pugh, 74, died Wednesday, November 28.
A former resident of Morgan County, she is survived by her daughter, Barbara Pugh Schwab of Watkinsville and three grandchildren.
No services have been planned at this time.
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.
Catherine Claudette Vaughters Casper
Catherine Claudette Vaughters Casper, 67, of Madison, died November 30. She was born May 23, 1940 to Claude Jackson Vaughters and Jessie Estelle Lynch Vaughters. She grew up in Morgan County but spent most of her life in the Hapeville area.
She worked for many years as a waitress. She enjoyed reading and her flower gardens. Since returning to Morgan County nine years ago, she has attended Faith Baptist Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Vickie Garcia and a son, John Thomas Shepherd, Jr.; three grandchildren, Briana Gallo-Garia, John Thomas Shepherd, III and Shaun Timothy Shepherd, a brother, James Jackson Vaughters. A sister, Martha Annette Vaughters, preceded her in death.
The funeral service was held in the chapel of A. E. Carter Funeral Home Monday, December 3 at 2 p.m. Interment followed at Madison City Cemetery. Rev. Stacy Carver officiated and was assisted by Rev. Thomas Ghann.
A.E. Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Frances Arthur Yearwood, 82, of the Greshamville Community in Greene County, died Friday, November 30 at The Retreat in Monticello. Born in Morgan County on August 5, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Grady Ernest Arthur and Iona Lankford Arthur. She graduated from Madison High School and from Business School in Madison under Mrs. Fears. For awhile she was the secretary for Kay Tipton Law Offices in Madison. Mrs. Yearwood was a member of Fork Chapel United Methodist Church in Greshamville and enjoyed cooking and reading.
She is survived by her husband, John Burke "Pete" Yearwood, of the Greshamville Community; two daughters, Peggy Leach of Monticello and Dianne Yearwood of the Greshamville Community; a brother, Ernest Arthur of Madison; six grandchildren, Laurie Robinson, Amy Hart, Brad Moon, Kelly Moon, John Moon and Kerry Moon; five great grandchildren, Erica Hart, Benjamin Hart, Bethany Hart, Will Robinson and Kate Robinson; and a host of other relatives and friends. A son, John Arthur “Jay” Yearwood, preceded her in death.
Graveside services were held Sunday, December 2, at 2:00 p.m. at Watkinsville City Cemetery with Rev. Mike Pritchett officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Jeff Hart, Jason Robinson, Brad Moon, John Moon, Jerry Moon and Robert Taylor.
The family requests that any memorials be made to The Retreat Nursing Home, 898 College Street, Monticello, GA 31064.
McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro was in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.