Richard and Luella Presley of Forsyth celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on June 28. They want to share the story of their romance and how God brought them together and guided them into 60 years of commitment to one another and their family.

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Olin Trammell, Jr. of Forsyth are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Maria, to Andrew Isaac Birdsong, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Birdsong of Wayzata, Minnesota.

William and Peggy Kirkland will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on June 16. The two met in 1955 when they were in 5th grade in Fallbrook, Calif., where Bill’s father was stationed at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. They grew up with the same teachers and same neighbors.

Forsyth . . .  Kathy Lynn Jackson Williamson passed away Friday, November 18, 2016.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 21, 2016, at Monroe County Memorial Chapel with burial in Monroe Memorial Gardens.  Rev. Jesse Richardson will officiate.  The family will greet …

Forsyth . . . Jane Clay Keirns, formerly of North Lewisburg, Ohio, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016.  Services and burial will be private.

Forsyth  . . . Johnny Hoyt Kuhn passed away Thursday, November 10, 2016.  Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 12, 2016, at Monroe Memorial Gardens.  Rev. Franklin Etheridge will officiate.  There will be no visitation.

Forsyth . . .  Joy Renee Stephens Caswell passed away Saturday, November 12, 2016.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at Monroe County Memorial Chapel with burial in Monroe Hills Memorial Gardens.  Rev. Franklin Etheridge will officiate. The family wi…

Forsyth . . .  Jerry A. Carby passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016.  Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, November 12, 2016, at Monroe County Memorial Chapel with burial in Monroe Memorial Gardens.  Rev. Ryan Vargas will officiate.  The family will greet friends from 6:00 p…

Susan Zellner Strong, 67, formerly of Albany, died Friday, November 4, 2016 in Bainbridge, GA.

Kalley Mercer and Spencer Jones, both of Forsyth, were united in marriage on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. The wedding was at The Barn in Culloden, with Mark Goolsby officiating.

Ola Lucille Tucker, of Culloden, went home to be with Jesus on Monday, November 1, 2016. A Memorial Celebration Service will be held Friday, November 4, 2016 at 2 p.m. at The Sanctuary Church in Juliette.

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Forsyth . . .  Margaret Lucille Kent Niblett, age 104, went to her heavenly home Friday, October 28, 2016.  Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at Monroe County Memorial Chapel with burial in Monroe Memorial Gardens.  Rev. Ricky Niblett and Rev. Danny Parke…

Robert Mercer “Bobby” Dews died on Oct. 18, 2016 at the age of 73. He was born in Forsyth, the youngest son of Harry P. Dews and Irma J. Dews. Bobby graduated from the Darlington School in Rome, Ga. He then attended Furman University where he excelled in their ROTC program. Upon graduation, …

Jackson  . . . Holly Deanne Wright Hall passed away October 23, 2016.  Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, October 27, 2016, in Monroe Memorial Gardens.  Rev. Lane Sanders will officiate.  The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at Monroe County Memori…

Forsyth . . . Jimmie Edward “Eddie” Gossett passed away Monday, October 24, 2016.  A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 29, 2016, at Monroe County Memorial Chapel.  Burial will be private.  Rev. Franklin Etheridge will officiate.  The family will greet friends fol…

CORDELE – Graveside funeral services for Irene M. Bentley will be held Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Forsyth City Cemetery in Forsyth, Ga. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the cemetery.

Lee Ann Clarke Nash died Saturday, October 22, 2016 in the great outdoors doing what she loved.  Lee Ann had a boundless spirit full of energy and optimism that would uplift and inspire people to do things they never thought they could do. She was passionate for mountain biking, road biking,…

Macon . . . Joyce Lee Carver Venditto passed away Thursday, October 20, 2016.  A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 24, 2016, at Monroe County Memorial Chapel.  Entombment will be at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 25, 2016, in Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Mill…

Lee Collins will be 99 this November and he has lived an amazing 99 years, filled with many different kinds of service to others and spiced with occasional adventures. He had an adventure on Sept. 20 that celebrated his service during World War II; he took part in an Honor Flight to Washingt…

Barnesville  . . . Stella Mae Williams passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at Good Hope Church with burial in the church cemetery.  Rev. Jerry Brooks and Rev. Rob Thacker will officiate.  The family will greet friend…

Don and Betty Arnold of Bolingbroke celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary with a reception given to them by family and friends at Mt. Zion Baptist Church on Saturday, Sept. 17. They were married on Sept. 9, 1966 in Cobb County, Ga. Don and Betty have one son, Donny, three grandchildren, …

Mr. and Mrs. Terry Rabun of Juliette announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Terri Jessie Rabun, to William Blake Mash, the son of Leonard and Sharon Thompson of Senoia.

Shelley Tanner and John Califf of Ivey, Ga. announce the birth of their daughter, Anabelle Sarah Califf, on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 at Coliseum Medical Center in Macon. She weighed 3 lbs., 10 oz.

Margaret Niblett of Forsyth celebrated her 104th birthday on Sept. 25 with family and friends. She enjoyed talking about old times and all the places she has visited over the years. The family feels very blessed to have had her for so many years. Mrs. Niblett was born in Juliette and she and…

Juan and Delia Lander of Maryland announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, 1st Lt. Pamela Lander, to LTJG Philip Lee, the son of David and Kathryn Lee of Macon.

Ricky and Lori Jones will celebrate their 25th anniversary on Sept. 14. They were married at 3 p.m. on Sept. 14, 1991 at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church chapel in Bolingbroke. They are blessed with one daughter.

Margaret Zellner of Forsyth died on Aug. 5 at the age of 59, and friends and family made sure she had one last ride in style. They arranged for her body to be taken by carriage behind white horses from Kynette United Methodist Church to Blount Hill. Zellner was a beloved long-time employee a…

June and Bill Miner of Forsyth will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 24. They were married at Maynard Baptist Church on July 24, 1966. The couple has two children, William Miner Jr. (Diane) and Lynn Peterman (Todd), four grandchildren and one great grandchild. Bill was in the…

Hattie Driskell’s family members came from Michigan, California and around Georgia to wish her a happy birthday as she turned 100 on June 17. The well-wishers gathered in the garden outside PruittHealth-Forsyth on Cabaniss Road to cut two huge cakes, take a lot of pictures and tell Aunt Hatt…

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