Monday, September 28, 2020

Savannah . . . Suzanne Waldrep Reeves passed away Monday, September 28, 2020.  Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 3, 2020, at Fairview United Methodist Church Cemetery. Rev. Charles Dumas will officiate.Due to the COVID-10 pandemic there will not be a formal vis…

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Forsyth . . . James Alton Goolsby (Jimmy) went to be with the Lord Sunday morning, September 27, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Monroe Hills Memorial Gardens.  Rev. Mark Goolsby will officiate. 

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Randy L. Smith of Cumming, Georgia passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020.  Private graveside services will be held Wednesday, September 30 at Monroe Hills Memorial Gardens.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, no formal visitation will be held.  

Thursday, September 24, 2020
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Forsyth  . . . . Barbara H. Thurston passed away on September 22 in Macon after a brief illness.  She was born on February 2, 1936, to Marian and Forrest Hardeman, Sr. in Oglethorpe County, Georgia. She was a 1954 graduate of Jones County High School, where she met her husband, Mony Thurston…

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Jean Daniel Martin, 88, wife of Reverend Bruce E. Martin, passed away peacefully at home early morning September 22, 2020. She was born in Griffin January 18, 1932 to Guy Edwin Daniel and Marella Moore Daniel. Mr. Daniel died when Jean was a child, and her mother married John H. Edwards of G…

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Edward Proctor passed on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020. Graveside services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 at Monroe Hill Memorial Gardens, 1010 West Main Street, Forsyth.

Nellie Frances Hughley passed on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020 at Hopewell United Methodist Church, 483 Hopewell Road, Forsth. Freeman Funeral Home, Forsyth, was in charge.

Roger Travis passed on Sept. 11, 2020. Graveside services were held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Monroe Hill Memorial Gardens, 1010 West Main Street, Forsyth, Georgia.

Helen Slaughter Pennington passed on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Services were held on Friday, Sept. 18 at St. Paul AME Church, 571 Rumble Road, Forsyth. Freeman Funeral Home, Forsyth, was in charge.

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Kenneth Lewis Barkley passed on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Services were held Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 at Laodicea Baptist Church, 101 Westbrooks Road, Forsyth.

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Alfred Alphonso Barlow of Jackson passed on Sept. 7, 2020. Graveside services were held on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 at Bethel Grove CME Church Cemetery, Old Jackson Road, Jackson.

Sam Walker passed on Sept. 6, 2020. Graveside services were held Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 at Rest Haven Cemetery, 525 GA Hwy. 83 South, Forsyth.

Azaline Watson Keith-Little passed on Sept. 1, 2020. Private graveside service was held Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 at Antioch Baptist Church, 1096 Old Cabaniss Road, Forsyth. Freeman Funeral Home, Forsyth, was in charge.

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Ronald Lesley “Ronnie” Griffin of Juliette passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, September 24, 2020, at East Juliette Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Mark Goolsby will officiate. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there will not be a formal …

Gerald (Jerry) Clyde Stephens went to be with the Lord on August 19, 2020. Jerry was born on December 13, 1950 at the Macon Hospital and lived most of his life in Bolingbroke, Georgia. His parents were Clyde Hall Stephens and Edith Sanders Stephens. Jerry was well loved in his community of B…

William David Huggins of Forsyth passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2020.  Memorial services will be held out of town at a later date.

Charles F. Farmer, 69, died on September 7, 2020, at home, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born February 25, 1951, in Albany, Kentucky, the son of Charlie R. and Beatrice (Wallace) Farmer.

Monday, September 21, 2020

Forsyth . . . . William Fountain Hencely passed away Friday, September 18, 2020. Graveside services were  held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 21, 2020 at Monroe Hills Memorial Gardens.  Rev. Jim Dykes officiated. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there was no formal visitation. William was born…

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Juliette . . . . SGM Charles A. “Hoot” Gibson (Ret. US Army), 91, a longtime Juliette resident who was a highly decorated WWII, Korean and Vietnam War veteran, died unexpectedly Sunday September 6, 2020, at the Tennessee War Veterans Home in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  A private service for fa…

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Forsyth - Andrea Lynn Hitchings Fortner, 74, passed peacefully into the arms of her Savior in the early morning hours of Aug. 24, 2020, at Coliseum Medical Center in Macon. Andrea was born in Portsmouth, Va., on Nov. 28, 1945, the oldest child and only daughter of the late Bill and Edith Hit…

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Milledgeville - Kevin Jerome Bray passed away Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020 at First Baptist Church of High Falls with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Jeff Giddens will officiate.  The family will greet friends following the …

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Malcolm Cole Davis died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020.  There will be no visitation and the service will be private.  Rev. Joe McDaniel will officiate.  At his request, there will be no flowers or memorials, instead he requested that you do something for someone in need and later take a friend to lunch.

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Tennessee -  James Terrell “Buddy” Sanders passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2020, surviving a five year battle with mesothelioma. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020 at East Juliette Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Mark Goolsby officiated.  Buddy was born Feb. 21, …

Monday, August 31, 2020

Macon - Paulette Bowdoin Hunnicutt passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020.  Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.  Rev. Mark Goolsby will officiate.   The family will greet friends following the service.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemi…

Forsyth - John Terry Smith passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020.  Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at Monroe Memorial Gardens.  Rev. Darrell Corbin will officiate.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there will not be a formal visitation.  

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Forsyth - Charles Gregory Blythe, 70, died Aug. 8, 2020, at home with family at his bedside after a long battle with a chronic illness.

Acworth- Daniel Hugh Smith, an all-around IT geek specializing in data and data integration, passed away Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. 

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Patricia “Patsy” Holden, 76, of Forsyth, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at her residence on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. A graveside service to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 22 at 10 a.m. in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Reverend John Charles Pape, Jr. wil…

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Dr. James R. Martin 77 of Forsyth passed away peacefully at home on the morning of Sunday, July 19, 2020. In his final moments, Dr. Martin was surrounded by his wife of 57 years Barbara and all of their sons and grandchildren. The family held a memorial service at the home of their oldest so…

Lucille Marie Rothenhafer Watkins Mayo was born in Dixon, Ill. to Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Emma Levar Rothenhafer. She lived most of her childhood and early adult years in Illinois. She married Thurman Watkins in 1964 and moved to the North Georgia area, where she said the mountains of North G…

Forsyth – Charles Thomas Branch passed away on March 29, 2020 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at New Providence Baptist Church of Forsyth. A private interment will be held at Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. 

Forsyth - Mary Jane Beckum Kelly passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020.  Graveside services for family were  held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Monroe Memorial Gardens.  Rev. Matthew Bishop officiated. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there will not be a formal visitation.  

Macon - Mrs. Anna Belle Corley Stallings passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020 at the age of 91.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Forsyth - Hiram Barnes Harbuck, 80, of Forsyth passed away of natural causes at home surrounded by family in the afternoon hours of July 20, 2020. He was born to Henry Thomas and Annie Will (Rickenbaker) Harbuck on Jan. 12, 1940, in Forsyth.

Monday, July 20, 2020

Wilda B. Moore, 84, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020.  Private graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery.  Rev. Jimmy Corbitt will officiate. The service will be lived streamed on our Facebook page. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made …

Forsyth - Henry Lamar Slocumb, Jr. was born in Macon on July 11, 1931, to the late Eleanor Benton and Henry Lamar Slocumb Sr.  He was called home to be with his heavenly Father July 14, 2020.  Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., Friday, July 17, 2020 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery,…

Forsyth - Patricia Ruth Mountain passed away Friday, July 17, 2020 at her residence.  Her wishes were to be cremated.  Due to the COVID-19 a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Barbara Carol Buss, 76, went to her eternal home with the Lord on July 7, 2020 at her home in Forsyth. She was a loving devoted wife to Jared E. Buss for 57 years and mother to her children, Jeffrey J. Buss and spouse Jane (Gibsonia, Pa.), Cheryl Ann Morris (Bradford Woods, Pa.) and Michael …

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Billy Asbell Deason, 82, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville, Georgia, on Monday, July 13, 2020. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to R…

Monday, June 29, 2020

Barnesville - David Eugene Teal passed away Sunday, June 28, 2020. Services and burial will be announced at a later date.

Monday, June 22, 2020

Forsyth - Capt. Emmett Lee Bryant, USA (Ret) passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020. Funeral services for family will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 24 at Monroe County Memorial Chapel, with full military honors.  Rev. Jeff Holcomb will officiate.  Burial will be in Georgia Veterans Memorial…

Betty Jean Dungy, 71, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on June 17, 2020 of cardiac arrest. She was born Sept. 7, 1948 in Columbia, Tenn. to Marcia Garrett Smith and Johnny Clayton Bray, both of whom preceded her in death.

Monday, June 15, 2020

Mr. Larry Eugene Mitchell, age 74, of Jackson, Georgia, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Brightmoor Hospice. Larry was born on Thursday, August 2, 1945 in Atlanta, Georgia, son of the late John Mitchell and the late Irene Royals Mitchell. Larry was a twice Master of the Lodge for St. J…

McDonough . . . William Boyd Murphy (Bill) passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020, after a long battle with cancer due to his exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam.

Friday, June 12, 2020

Forsyth . . . . Jenia Lynn King Tolbert passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020. A private service for family will be held Sunday, June 14, 2020 at Monroe Hills Memorial Gardens.  Rev. Brian Moore will officiate. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there will not be a family visitation.  

Monday, June 08, 2020

Forsyth . . . Dillon Ray McCoy our beloved son and brother, passed away June 5, 2020.  Dillon was a kind, giving, loving, and funny young man and will be greatly missed.  He was born October 8, 2003 and is survived by his parents Mark and Sheyna McCoy, brothers Nicholas and Aaron McCoy, gran…

Forsyth . . . Richard Harrison Presley, our beloved husband, dad and friend went home to be with God on June 5, 2020.  We will all miss him terribly but we know he is in a much better place.

Forsyth . . . John Joseph Ptak Jr. went home to be with the Lord on May 19, 2020 following a battle with cancer. Services will be held at a later date.