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Obituary: William Graham Ponder, Sr.

William Graham Ponder, Sr. died Oct. 13, 2013 at his residence at Marsh’s Edge on St. Simons Island. He was 89 years old. He was born November 5, 1923, in Rutledge, the son of Paul Holloway and Mary Graham Ponder. He attended Emory University and graduated from

Obituary: Mary Paula Potter

Mary Paula Potter, 63, of Rutledge, died October 11, 2013. She was a native of Atlanta. Ms. Potter was the daughter of the late Paul Schulte Sr. and Mary Fleeman Schulte. She worked as a dietician at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro. She is survived

Obituary: Johnnie Thelma Mosley (“Sister”)

Johnnie Thelma Mosley passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 in Rockledge, Florida. Funeral service will be held Saturday, Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. at Plainview Baptist Church, Madison. Visitation will be Friday evening, Oct. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Jones and Turner Funeral Home Chapel.

Obituary: Mary Elizabeth Ray Stapleton

Mary Elizabeth Ray Stapleton, 87, entered into rest on Friday, October 4, 2013, after a lengthy illness. Elizabeth was born on June 9, 1926 in Lumber City, Georgia. Her husband, Owen M. Stapleton and parents, Prentice Ray and Bertha Mae Floyd Ray, preceded her in death. Having

Obituary: Lucy Brown Gomez

Lucy Brown Gomez, of Lake Forest Drive, Elberton, passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, at Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens.  Mrs. Gomez was born in Elbert County, Jan. 16, 1925. She was the daughter of the late Cecil and Clyde Caldwell Brown and step-daughter of the late

Obituary: Danny Herring

Danny Herring, 55, of Newborn, passed away October 13, 2013. Danny enjoyed watching horse races, riding his Harley, and was always ready to smoke meats to serve a crowd. He was an exceptional pool player, but above all, he cherished his time with his children. Danny was

Obituary: William Larry Mauldin, Crawford

William Larry Mauldin, 72, died Friday, October 4, 2013. A native of Greensboro, he was the son of the William Earl and Lucia Camella Jackson Mauldin.  He attended the University of Georgia and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church where he was Chairman of the Deacons. 

Obituary: Nancy Lee Inglett Bruce

Nancy Bruce, 65 of Madison, died unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. She was born April 30, 1948 in Augusta to Sam and Rosa Lee Knox Inglett. She was married to John Bruce. She was a homemaker but as long as she was able she enjoyed helping her

Obituary: Jackson Hamilton Boles

Jackson Hamilton Boles, 82 of Bostwick, died Tuesday, Oct.2, 2013. He was the son of Lonnie and Elizabeth Little Boles of Atlanta. He was born January 14, 1931. Mr. Boles was a veteran of the United States Army having served from 1948 – 1952. He later went

Obituary: Fern Elizabeth Worthington

Fern Elizabeth Worthington (nee Work), 95, passed away October 1, 2013 in Eatonton. She was born in Coudersport, Penn. on May 21, 1918 the daughter of Royal Work and Mary Smith Work. She married Robert Worthington on June 20, 1941 and thereafter lived in both Pennsylvania and