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Obituaries: Sam L. Jefferson

Funeral service for Deacon Sam L. Jefferson, 95, was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Lower Mosley Baptist Church, Rutledge with Pastor G. C. Brown officiating. Deacon Jefferson was born November 22, 1918 to George Jefferson and Melia Russell Jefferson. He was united in

Obituaries: Hazel Parket Brown

Hazel Brown, 79 of Madison, died Monday, January 20, 2014 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle. She was born June 24, 1934 in Buckhead. She was one of 10 children born to Homer and Ella Jackson Parker. She was a member of the Madison Pentecostal Church. She

Obituaries: Sam L. Jefferson

Sam L. Jefferson passed away at the age of 95 on Monday, January 13, 2014. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 18 at Low Mosley Baptist Church, 3007 Davis Academy Road, Rutledge. Visitation Friday, January 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. Jones and

Obituaries: Sandra Thomason Lowe

Sandra Lowe, 70, of Madison died January 9, 2014. She was a native of Columbia, South Carolina. She was born July 23, 1943 to Horace and Louise McDowell Thomason. She was a resident of Madison Health and Rehab. She was retired as a nurse. She was preceded

Obituaries: Franklin Shaw Bohannon

Franklin Shaw “Bud” Bohannon, 91 of Rutledge, died January 2, 014. He was born April 10, 1922 in Jenkinsburg to Felton and Addie Tolleson Bohannon. He served in the United States Army in Japan and the Philippines. He was married to Betty Bond. They lived most of

Obituaries: Rachel Norris

Rachel Elizabeth Hammock Norris, 88, died January 8, 2014. Born in Bostwick, she was the daughter of the late Tracey S. Hammock, Sr. and Minnie Lee Peppers Hammock and was the widow of Hurshel Lee Norris. Mrs. Norris worked for the Athens Police Department for a number

Obituaries: Charles Harlin Smith

Charles Harlin “Rabbit” Smith, 89, of East Palatka, Florida passed away peacefully Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. A native of Aldrich, Missouri, Rabbit moved to Palatka, in 1937 and graduated from Palatka High School in 1943. While in high school, he

Obituaries: Lonnie McDaniel

Lonnie McDaniel, 59, of Madison, died Sunday, January 5, 2014. Lonnie was preceded in death by his parents Lonnis McDaniel and Mary Shelton McDaniel, and brothers James (Ricky) and Donald McDaniel. In addition to his wife, Jackie, he is survived by daughter Lisa Lindsey (Jay) and son

Obituaries: Betty Joyce Epps

Betty Joyce Epps passed away on December 28, 2013. Born on September 16, 1934 she dedicated her life to Jehovah God and was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses June 8, 1957. For over 50 years she was active in the door ministry teaching others about Bible

Obituaries: Rachel Secrist Copelan

Rachel Secrist Copelan, age 49, of the Greshamville Community, died on Friday, December 27, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Born in Beech Grove, Indiana on September 7, 1964, she was the daughter of George Arlen Secrist and the late Betty Louise Hawkins Secrist.  She graduated from