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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

Obituaries: Ella Pecola Hawkins

Pecola Hawkins, 91, of Madison died December 26, 2013. She was born August 10, 1922 in Madison to Cora Ponder. She graduated from Madison High School on May 23,1939. She remained in Madison and performed domestic work for many families. She was a pillar in her community

Obituaries: Roger Phillip Glass, III

Roger Phillip Glass, III, 28, died December 28, 2013 from injuries sustained in a tragic pedestrian accident after being struck by a vehicle. Phillip was born in Athens on September 9, 1985 and was a 2004 graduate of Oconee County High School, where he played for and

Obituaries: Elizabeth Martin

Elizabeth Martin, 96 of Venice, Florida and former long-time Madison resident passed away peacefully December 28, 2013. She was born in Maxeys on August 23, 1917, the eldest daughter of the late Edward and Emmie Thaxton. Also pre-deceasing her were her husband of 59 years, Robert Martin

Obituaries: Deacon Samuel Eugene Cooper

Deacon Samuel Eugene Cooper, 70, was born March 30, 1943 in Rutledge to the late Bennie and Opie Nell Cooper. He was the third child of eight born to his parents. He attended Thankful Elementary School and later Pearl High School. Following graduation he moved to Atlanta.

Obituaries: Al Wallace

Al Wallace of Clearwater, Florida lived a full life of 94 years.  He was raised in Rutledge and attended Rutledge Public Schools. Al graduated from Marsh Business College, Atlanta, and was a veteran of the United States Air Force, WWII.  A banker, donut maker, and then purchasing

Obituaries: Mary Ellen Johnson Carter

Mary Ellen Johnson Carter, 94, of Winterville, died December 16, 2013.  Mrs. Carter was a native of Greensboro, N.C. but had lived in Winterville for a number of years.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley Patton Carter.  Mrs. Carter was formerly employed as a

Obituaries: Robert Lee Griffin

Robert Lee Griffin, longtime resident of Madison entered into eternal rest Sunday, November 10, 2013 at Tara Nursing Home under the care of Spanish Oaks Hospice and his loving daughter, Joyce and devoted son-in-law, Marion in Savannah, Georgia. Born September 17, 1918 in Greensboro,(Greene County), he was

Obituaries: John Paul Micham

John Paul Mitcham, 70, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2013. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 11, at Baldwin Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Mr. Mitcham was a native of Morgan County but had made his home in Milledgeville. He was a retired owner/operator truck driver.