Obituary Information

Lillian L. Braswell
Lillian L. Braswell Lillian L. Braswell, age 89, of Monroe, died on September 19, 2014. She was born in Walton County on December 4, 1924 to the late Alice Cooper Little and the late Eddie Koger Little. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late James L. Braswell She is survivied by her sons, Don and Jackie Braswell of Staham,Ga and Kenneth Braswell of Monroe,Ga A Funeral service was held in Monroe, September 22, 2014 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Brant Callaway officiating. Interment followed at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Grady "Papa" Howard Waters, Sr.
Grady â??Papaâ?? Howard Waters, Sr. Grady â??Papaâ?? Howard Waters, Sr., age 74, of Jersey, died on September 17, 2014. He was born in Walton County on September 6, 1940 to the late Lucy Belle White Waters, and the late Ernest Leroy Waters, Sr. He is survivied by his wife, LaVerne Brown. Waters of Jersey; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and David Hand of Youth; Ernestine Eidson of Walnut Grove, Linda and Tommy Anderson of Buckhead, Angela Sheffield of Social Circle, Bennie Lou and Jimmy Chandler of Covington, Elaine and Mike Carter of Social Circle, Tina and Billy Ragan of Jersey; sons and daughters-in-law, Howard Waters of Monroe, Ben and Cathy Griffith of Rutledge, Ricky and Sandra Griffith of Rutledge, Richard and Terri Griffith of Monroe; sister, Lizzie Bell Tatum of Jersey; several grandchildren, and several great grandchildren. Funeral services were Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Chandler officiating. Interment followed at Clegg Family Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Billy Stone
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Dennis Ezekiel
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Lisa Webb
Lori "Lisa" Webb, age 49, of Monroe, died on September 12, 2014. She was born in Clarke County on January 10, 1965 to Constance Stowe Mote and Gordon Lamar Mote. She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Webb; parents, Constance and Lamar Mote; daughter, Lauren Webb; sister, Jennifer McGuffey; and father-in-law, James Webb, niece Kelsea Ayers, brother-in-law Jeff McGuffey, all of Monroe. A memorial service was held on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 11:00 am at Mt. Vernon Christian Church with Rev. Kader White officiating. Interment followed at Good Hope Christian Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Lisa Webb may be made to the Georgia Quarter Horse Youth Association. Contributions can be mailed to GQHA at PO Box 49340, Athens, GA 30604,Ph # 770-865-1270 Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Nora Garrison
Nora Garrison, age 84, of Monroe, died on September 11, 2014. She was born in Roswell, GA on August 9, 1930 to the late Ellen Humprey Gravitt and the late Daniel Alfred Gravitt. She is survived by her husband, Ed Garrison of Monroe; daughters and son-in-law, Brenda Sawyer of Monroe, Linda Bird of Loganville, Mindy and Tom Martin of Alpharetta, Christy Denney of Loganville; sons and daughter-in-law, Chad and Barbara Garrison of Tucker, Thomas Garrison of Atlanta; and six grandchildren. Funeral services were Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 12:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Craig Stone officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Cemetery.
Ruth LaBoon
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George, J. Hearn, III
Lt. Col. George Justus Hearn, III (Ret.), born August 19, 1934, went home to The Lord on September 5, 2014. A fifth generation native of Walton County, he is preceded in death by parents Maj. Gen. George Justus Hearn, Jr. (Ret.) and Nell Potts Hearn. After graduating from Georgia Military College, George attended the University of Georgia, earning a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a J.D. degree from The University of Georgia School of Law. While at Georgia, he was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity, Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Phi Delta Legal Fraternity, Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, Phi Kappa Literary Society, Order of the Greek Horsemen and Gridiron. He was known to be a loyal Bulldog fan! A graduate of Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, his 23 year military career included instructing and leading young candidates in State Officer Candidate School. He retired as a member of the Judge Advocate General Corp. The Distinguished Service Medal was among his many honors. A member of the American and Georgia Bar Association, his legal career included service as Assistant and Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Chief Prosecutor for State of Georgia Law Department, private practice trial attorney at Sorrells, Hearn and Childers, and attorney of Walton County for 24 years. His legal career culminated in service as a Family and Juvenile Court Judge through which he held numerous statewide offices, including President of the Council of Juvenile Court Judges of Georgia. His passion for children and love of community is further evidenced through his coaching, mentoring, and with eleven others, the founding of George Walton Academy in 1969, where he served as Chairman of the Board for 15 years. He served as founder and director of Walton Bank and Trust Company and Liberty First Bank of Monroe, Georgia. After retirement he continued to serve the community through the Boys and Girls Club and Faith In Serving Humanity. As a proud PaPa, he enjoyed his grandchildren, genealogy, fishing on the Soque, mentoring young Sigma Nu brothers in their obligation toward excellence and inspiring his many friends through social media. He was an active, lifelong member of Monroe First Christian Church, serving as a deacon and Sunday School teacher. His love of family is only exceeded by his love for The Lord. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth Cook Hearn, and by their children, Cheryl H. and Colin D. Greeley of Monroe, Georgia; Vickie H. and Hugh B. Williamson III of Monroe, Georgia; Allison M. and George Justus Hearn IV of Suwanee, Georgia; Amy E. and John A. Hearn of Marietta, Georgia; and Jean H. and Ron R. Warnken of Marietta, Georgia. In addition, he is survived by 12 grandchildren, Hugh, John, James and Lee Williamson; George Justus V, Christopher and Allie Grace Hearn; Darden, Christian, and William Hearn; and Matthew and Sara Beth Warnken. Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 7th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Monday, September 8th from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Meadows Funeral Home, Monroe, Ga. Funeral services will be held at Monroe First United Methodist Church, Monroe, Ga. on Monday, September 8th at 2:00 p.m. Interment following at Rest Haven Cemetery, Monroe, Georgia. Those wishing to do so may honor George with contributions to Monroe First Christian Church or George Walton Academy.
Judi Brown Anderson
Judi Brown Anderson transitioned to be in Heaven with The Lord on Friday, August 15th, 2014, from complications associated with cancer. She was born Judith Amelia Sampson on June 2nd, 1939, in Harriman, Tennessee, where she spent her childhood. In 1956, she married Sam Brown, eventually moving to Trussville, AL, then Tampa, FL, and finally to Snellville, Georgia. They raised their three children, and divorced in 1984. While living in Snellville, she founded Judi?s Upholstery and made many lifelong friends through this business. She met her husband, Jim Anderson, through her business and they married in 1989, and moved to Monroe, GA, where they have lived for the past 16 years. Judi had many gifts and was a smart creative woman who could make all kinds of different things. She had a good eye for design and quality and always did everything with excellence. Her motto was ?Anything worth doing is worth doing well?. Judi was also a great encourager. She always made her family feel loved and told them they could do anything they wanted in life. She was always there for her family and was willing to help them in any way that she could. Judi also loved baseball and spent countless hours watching her children and grandchildren play ball. She was a huge Atlanta Braves fan and adored Greg Maddux. In music, she was comforted listening to David Phelps, and regretted that she was never able to see him perform in person. She enjoyed spending time with her dogs, Millie and Sadie, who were her close companions these last few years. She is survived by her loving husband, Jim Anderson, Monroe GA, her three children, Teresa Turner (Doug) of Miramar Beach, FL, Mitch Brown (Connie Macy) of Lawrenceville, GA, and Christy Barnett (Mark Harris) of Oxford, GA, four grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, her sister, Trudy Edwards, Harriman, TN, and her brother, Johnny Sampson. Douglasville, GA. She was predeceased by her mother and father, as well as her brothers, David Sampson and Joe Sampson A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 6th, 2014, at 2:00 pm at Center Hill Baptist Church, 2940 Gratis Rd NW, Monroe, GA. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Ricky Womack
Ricky Eugene Womack, age 53, of Monroe, died on August 27, 2014. He was born in Walton County on July 19, 1961 to Betty Jo Stephens and the late Eugene Womack. He was preceded in death by his brother, the late Jeff Womack. He is survived by his mother, Betty Jo Stephens of Monroe; daughters, Amanda Womack of Montana; Joie LeBlanc of Louisiana; son, Michael LeBlanc of Loganville; sisters, Ethel Stapp of Social Circle, Tracy Bryan of Social Circle, Vickie Metcalf of Monroe; brother, Randy Womack of Monroe; three grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 3:00 pm at Corinth Christian Church with Rev John King officiating. Interment followed at Corinth Christian Church Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Jimmy Tanner
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Barney "Buddy" Jones
Barney (Buddy) Jones, age 81, of Loganville, died on August 28, 2014. He was born on June 6, 1933 to the late Elsie Hall Jones and the late Barnum A. Jones. He is survived by his daughter, Debbie Baker of Moultrie; son and daughter-in-law, David and Gail Jones of Loganville; sister, Mary Lois Collins of Norman Park; grandchildren, Brandy and Eric Morin of Monroe, Kristy Jones of Loganville; and great grandchildren, Ellie Morin, and Evalyn Jones. Funeral services will held on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Hilltop Holiness Church with Rev. Lynn Head officiating. He will be buried on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Cool Springs Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Marilyn Tyson
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Major Donald Smith
Major Donald C. Smith Major Donald Clark Smith, age 82, resident of Monroe,GA died on August 26, 2014. He was born in Beulah, Alabama on May 17, 1932 to the late Mary McCain Smith and the late Benj Barber Smith. He retired From the United States Air Force in 1971, after serving 20 years of service as a Regular officer where he was awarded numerous medals with the highest being The Bronze Star. He graduated from The University of Nebraska at Omaha with a degree in Political Science then went on to obtain his doctorates degree of Jurisprudence from John Marshall School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia He is survived by his wife, Sandra Hines Smith of Monroe; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra Gay and William Chris Argo, sons and daughter-in-laws: Don and Adela Smith, Benj and Elizabeth Smith along with two sisters Shelby Campbell of Columbus,GA and Bennie Dorough of Valley, AL; eight grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild. A graveside service was held on Friday, August 29, 2014 at Hill Haven Memorial Gardens with Rev. Jeff Clegg officiating. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com
Dorothy Helen Moss
Dorothy Helen Peters Moss, age 85, of Scottdale, died on August 26, 2014. She was born in Morgan County on May 9, 1929, to the late Lounell and William Peters. She was preceded in death by her brothers, the late George Peters, and the late William Bobby Peters. She is survived by her husband, Clinton Moss; daughters and sons-in-law, Cecelia and Ricky Cardell, Donna and Malcolm Burney, Sherry "Lynn" and Mike Bramlette; son and daughter-in-law, Clinton Deryal and Betty Jean Moss; eight grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. A Funeral service will be held on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Luke Durden officiating. Interment will follow at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
J.C. "Shep" Shepard, Jr.
J.C. "Shep" Shepard Jr., 89, of Social Circle, GA, passed to be with his beloved wife of 50 years Elizabeth "Liz" Clay Shepard on August 25, 2014. Born Dec. 20, 1924, he was the son of the late James Curtis Shepard and Jessie V. Shepard Studdard. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Bill Shepard. Educated in the Social Circle City School system, he attended The University of Georgia before enlisting in the US Army during WWII, serving in the Pacific Theater. Upon returning to Social Circle, he was a farmer, businessman, developer and civic leader. Due to his 28 year service on the Social Circle City Council, along with his financial generosity, he led much of the infrastructure development of present day Social Circle. As a lifelong member of Social Circle United Methodist Church, he donated the entire property of his adjoining home place for church expansion. He was a dedicated choir member, celebrating the Lord through his love of music, performing weekly singing for 24 years at a local Alzheimer unit and even a solo church performance marking his 80th birthday. He was a charter member of the Social Circle Lions Club as well as a founding member of the Covington Elks Club. Shep was a 60 year member of the Dawson Masonic Lodge 68, achieving the level of York Rite Shriner. Shep is survived by his loving family, daughter Callie Shepard Moreland of Monroe GA, son Jim and Elaine Shepard of Monroe GA, and daughter Nancy Shepard and Dr. John McKissick of Athens GA. He is further survived by his wife of 17 years, Margie Gray Shepard and step son Conner Gray of Atlanta GA and step daughter Angie Gray of Covington GA. Shep and Liz have 7 grandchildren: Rob (Kelly) Dally, Clay (Melinda) Dally, Whitney M. (Brock) Crain, Matt Shepard, Lindsay Shepard (Josh) Stovall, Chase (Heidi) McKissick, Mary Ann McKissick (Michael) Hermosillio, and 9 dearly loved great grandchildren. A Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Meadows Funeral Home in Monroe, GA. Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 11:00 am and the Social Circle First United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Social Circle city Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Steve Aldridge
Steve Aldridge Stevie Leon "Steve" Aldridge, age 44, of Monroe, died on August 17, 2014. He was born in Clarke County on May 22, 1970 to Annette and Henry Aldridge. He is survived by his mother and father, Annette Dalton Aldridge and Henry Leon Aldridge of Monroe; sisters, Kristy Peters of Monroe, Sandy Aldridge of Monroe; brother, Todd Dalton of Monroe; niece, Charley Dalton; nephews, Dalton Peters, Cole Peters and Garrett Stowe. Funeral services were Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Scroggs officiating. Interment followed at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Edith Vollmer
Edith Vollmer Edith L Vollmer, age 88, of Demorest, Georgia died on August 13, 2014. She was born in Jersey City, NJ on November 7, 1925 to the late Edith Brado Wolfle and the late August Louis Wolfle. Edith resided in Staten Island NY, Bayport, Patchogue LI NY and St. Augustine Florida. She is survived by her husband, Paul Vollmer Sr., sons and daughters-in-law, Paul and Navi Vollmer, Jr. and, Calvin and Kathy Vollmer , brothers Rev.Greg Wolfle and John Wolfle; seven grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Georgia National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Gentiva Hospice at 855 Gaines School Rd. Athens, GA 30605. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Judith Marlow
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