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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

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