Ricky David Holland, 49, died Saturday, January 10, 2009 in Madison. He was the son of Sidney and Anita Holland of Augusta.
He was an employee at Hawk Stables and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved his family and friends and was a great role model to his nieces and nephews. He was a truly devoted son, brother, uncle and friend. He will be greatly missed.
Perry Atkinson, 66, died Monday, January 12, 2009 at his home following a brief illness.
Funeral plans were incomplete at press time. A complete obituary will be in next week’s paper.
A.E. Carter Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.
Sidney Simmons Sr., 76, died Monday, December 29, 2008. He was born to the late Ed Willet Simmons and Matilda Wright-Simmons on July 31, 1932 in Putnam County. He was well known for his willingness to help others and being an extremely hard worker. He always had a joke to keep you laughing. He will be remembered for his humorous attitude by all who ever met him.
Gail Malcom, 61, of Monroe, died on December 29, 2008. She was born in Walton County on December 23, 1947 to the late Roger Malcom and the late Daisy Malcom. She was a lifelong member of Union Chapel United Methodist Church.
Crystal Harwell of Decatur died Sunday, December 28, 2008 at her residence. She was born in Morgan County, the daughter of the late Cornelius Griffin Harwell and Verna Pennington Harwell and a granddaughter of the late Dr. Littleton P. Harwell who was one of the earlier settlers of Morgan County.