Obituary Information

Imogene Meeks
Imogene Meeks, age 79, of Monroe, died on December 9, 2016. She was born on August 28, 1937 to the late Ethel Smith and the late Bud Dalton. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Eugene Meeks and son, the late Mike Meeks. Surviving members of her family are; daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Tony Davis of Winder, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Paula Meeks of Monroe, GA; sisters, LaVerne Barnes, Fay Williams, Sybil Hyden, Inez Jumper; brothers, Robert Dalton, George Dalton; seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. A funeral service was held on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Lonnie Blackmon officiating. Interment followed at Hickory Baptist Church Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Trey Jenkins
ames Lee Jenkins, III, known to everyone as "Trey" passed away on November 29, 2016. TreyĆ¢??s life touched many lives. He was a friend no matter who you were. Trey loved being the life of the party. He loved to sing, tell jokes, and make people smile. He loved fishing with his daddy, brother, and nephew. He loved going to the river with all of his family and friends. Trey loved playing with his nieces and nephew. Trey was loved by all and will be missed always by his family. His passing has left a huge hole in all of our hearts. Trey is survived by his parents, Lee and B.J. Jenkins; his older sisters, Ashley Jenkins, Allie Silvers; brother in law, Scotty; his younger brother, Ethan Jenkins; his niece, Braelyn Silvers; nephew, Camden Smith; niece, Kinsley Silvers; grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. A memorial service was held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Phil Durden
Phil Hinson Durden, age 71, of Monroe, died on November 28, 2016. He was born in Macon, GA on March 2, 1945 to the late Delores Hinson and the late Newborn Durden. He is survived by his daughters and son in law, Audrey and Shirish Sahai of Roswell, Susan Durden of Monroe; son, Marc Durden of Monroe; sister, Barbara Ann Kilgore of Adrian, GA; and grandson, Andrew Sahai of Roswell. Phil was a graduate of the University of Georgia, College of Pharmacy. He served the Athens and Monroe communities as a pharmacist for 40 years. Phil loved his family, friends, and the game of golf. A memorial service will be held at 12:30pm on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the First Presbyterian Church of Monroe.
Shirley Phillips
Shirley Virginia Phillips, age 79, of Loganville, died on November 27, 2016. She was born on December 3, 1936 to the late Lillian Robinson Smith, and the late Zellner Reed Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late J.W. Phillips. Surviving are: Lynn Crawford of Senoia, GA; sons and daughters in law, Johnny and Sandy Phillips of Loganville; Richard Phillips of Loganville, Tony and Maryjane Phillips of Loganville; Tim Phillips of Loganville; grandchildren, Mark and Alicia Adamson, Wade and Jennifer Phillips, Sean and Renee Phillips, Monica and Jamey Stapp, Michael Phillips, Josh Phillips, Destiny Phillips; great grandchildren, Chase Morris, John Phillips, Julie Phillips, Jesse Phillips, Adrean Phillips, and Nataley Phillips. A funeral service was held on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Barrett 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.
R.D. Conner
Robert Demus "R.D." Conner, age 80, died on November 28, 2016. He was born in Morgan County on December 20, 1935 to the late Maggie Belle Ruark Conner and the late Robert Louis Conner. He is survived by his wife, Opal Conner of Monroe; daughter and son in law, Kim and Tommy Hudgins of Eatonton; son and daughter in law Chris and Sandra Conner of Monroe; brother, Frank and Sheila Conner of Monroe; sisters in law, Millie Dunn of Gig Harbor, WA, Elizabeth Conner of Monroe; grandchildren: Sandy and Josh Eidson of Monroe, Chad and Jessica Hudgins of Milledgeville, Dan Conner of Raleigh NC; great grandchildren: Ella, Conner, Emma, Madeline, Sam, and Henry. A funeral service was Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 3:00 pm at Faith Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Conner officiating. Entombment followed at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Merinda Buff
Merinda Buff, age 92 of Monroe, died on November 25, 2016. She was born in Statham, GA on October 29, 1924 to Frank Casper and Mary Jane Thurmond. Ms. Sykes was preceded in death by her husband, the late Wyman Buff. Surviving members of the family are; daughters, Lisa Strickland of Jesup, GA, Shirley Buff of Conyers, GA and Fay Buff of Jesup, GA,; sons, Wendell Buff of Monroe, GA and Ray Buff of Jesup, GA. Funeral Services were held on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry Casper and the Rev. William Mobley officiating. Interment followed at Eastview Cemetery. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com
Hazel Lorene Sykes
Hazel Lorene Sykes, age 89 of Monroe, died on November 26, 2016. She was born in Monroe, GA on April 22, 1927 to James Henry Morgan and Clyde Yarborough. Ms. Sykes was preceded in death by her son, the late Clifford "Snooky" Sykes. Surviving members of the family are; sister, Cora Bell Moore of Monroe, GA; daughter-in-law, Marlen Sykes of Ventnor, NJ; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Maria Sykes-DeFilippis and David Sykes of Garrisonville, VA; grandson, Michael Sykes of West Chester, PA; and three great grandchildren, Amanda Sykes, Emma DeFilippis, and Abigail DeFilippis. Funeral Services were held on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 11:30 AM in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Durden officiating. Interment followed at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com
Barbara Allen Bell
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Doug Chancey
Douglas Marvin Chancey, age 65, of Monroe, passed away on November 22, 2016. He was born in Clarke County on August 5, 1951 to the late Lillie Hill Chancey and the late Arthur Chancey. He was preceded in death by his brother, the late Charles Chancey. He is survived by his wife, Martha Clark Chancey of Monroe; daughter, Stephanie Chancey of Bethlehem; son and daughter in law, Jason and Kelley Chancey of Monroe; sister and brother in law, Martha Ann and Henry Wetherford of Flowery Branch; grandchildren, Chelsea Chancey, Dylon McDaniel, Ethan Chancey; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held on Friday, November 25th at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis West officiating. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Reynaldo Flores
Reynaldo Flores Reynaldo Flores, age 70 of Monroe, died on November 17, 2016. He was born in the Philippines on February 7, 1946 to Leopoldo Flores and Julia Rumeral Flores. Mr. Flores was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Flores; and his son, Mark Flores. Surviving members of the family are: daughter and son-in-law, Renee and Larry Stephens of Monroe, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Antony and Susan Flores of Winterville, GA, James and Holley Morris of Atlanta, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Romeo and Lita Flores of Chula Vista, CA; grandchildren, Conner and Madelyn Flores, Rylee and Tori Stephens. Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, November 22nd at 3:00 P.M. at the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Price officiating. Interment followed at Westlawn Cemetery. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com
James Brian Casper
James Brain Casper, Sr., age 47 of Monroe, died on November 19, 2016. He was born in Clarke County on August 10, 1969 to Franklin Delano Casper and Eva Stapp Casper. Surviving are: Mother and Father: Eva and Delano Casper of Monroe; Brother and Sister in Law: Frankie and Cathy Casper of Monroe; Daughter and Son in Law: Kayla Casper and John Tolle of Monroe; Son: James B. Casper of Monroe; Step-Daughter: Ashley Bridges of Bostwick; 2 Nieces and 2 Nephews; and 10 Grandchildren. Funeral Services were held on Tuesday November 22nd at 12:00 P.M. at the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Durden officiating. Entombment followed at Hill Haven Memory Gardens and Mausoleum. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com
Dorothy "Dot" Mitchell
Dorothy "Dot" Mitchell Dorothy "Dot" Malcom Mitchell, age 90, of Monroe, died on November 18, 2016. She was born in Walton County to the late Janie Lou Peters Malcom and the late Calvin Julius Malcom. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late William Golden Mitchell; sister, the late Betty Malcom; and brother, the late Carl Malcom. Surviving are: daughter and son in law, Dianne Mitchell Weatherford and James Gary Weatherford of Monroe; grandchildren, Jeffery and Heather Weatherford, Jana and Michael Smith; and great grandchildren, Joani Smith, AnneMarie Smith, Nayeli Carrera, and Nymh Carrera. Funeral services were Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Meadows Funeral Home in Monroe, GA. Visitation was from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm. The funeral service began at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home. 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.
Jeff Johnson
Jeffrey Richard "Jeff" Johnson, age 49, of Clayton (formerly of Walton County), died on November 15, 2016. He was born in Newton County on April 19, 1967 to Kaye Gazaway Johnson and the late James Cherry Johnson. He was preceded in death by his brother, the late Dereck Johnson. Jeff was a man who loved his wife and children more than words could express. He loved the Lord and leaned on him throughout his fight. He firmly believed that he was not in control of tomorrow, that was God's job! He knew God had a job for him and he did a great job as a willing servant. His favorite quote was "The best is yet to come." His family takes comfort in knowing that he is at his best now and he is healed. He loved being a part of the Walton and Rabun County communities. He was touched by the outpouring of love and support from everyone throughout his life, but especially over the last 20 months. He is survived by his wife, Tina Johnson of Clayton; mother, Kaye Johnson of Clayton; daughters, Lucy Johnson of Clayton, Madison Farmer of Carrollton, Kaylynn Johnson of Clayton; sons, McCord Johnson of Clayton, Thomas Farmer of Carrollton, Steven Farmer of Clayton; sister, Sabrina Johnson of Helen; and several nieces and nephews that he loved as if they were his own. A Celebration of Life will be held on November 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Good Hope Christian Church with Rev. Doyle Wallace, and Rev. Willis Lumpkin officiating. A second Celebration of Life will be held on November 19, at 11:00 am at Rabun County Fine Arts Building with Pastor Adam Wright and Pastor Alice Woods officiating. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to www.wileychurch.securegive.com (mark benevolence and put "Jeff" in the message box) or Rabun County Bank at 121 Rickman Dr. Clayton, GA 30525, make checks payable to Tina Johnson. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Tommy Moon
Tommy Floyd Moon, age 71, of Monroe, died on November 14, 2016. He was born in Walnut Grove on August 1, 1945 to the late Dolly Knight Moon and the late J.C. Moon. He was preceded in death by his sisters and brothers in law, the late Joyce and Talmadge Peters, and the late Donna and Floyd Skelton. He was a veteran who served his country proudly during the Vietnam War. He is survived by his daughter and son in law, Shannon and Rob Wertzberger of Pittsburgh, PA; son and daughter in law, Shawn and Dalene Moon of Good Hope; brother and sister in law, James and Glenda Moon of Good Hope; grandchildren, Shawna Moon, Elyse Moon, A.J. Wertzberger, Andy Wertzberger, Katiland Wertzberger. Funeral services were Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Don Malcom officiating. Interment followed at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Eddie Anderson, John Brewer, Clint Wood, Bruce Jones, grandson, A.J. Wertzberger, and son, Shawn Moon. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Vickie Powell
Vickie Lynn Powell, age 57, of Social Circle, died on November 12, 2016. She was born in Walton County on January 7, 1959 to J.C. Studdard and the late Mildred Studdard. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Greg Powell. She is survived by her daughter, Kelly Powell of Social Circle; son and daughter in law, Clint and Ani Powell of Social Circle; Partner, Chris Arthur of Social Circle; father, J.C. Studdard of Social Circle; sisters and brother in law, Sonya Studdard of Social Circle, Linda and Ray Wellborn of Social Circle; brother and sister in law, Jack and Debbie Studdard of Social Circle; grandchildren, Payton Powell, and Kylah Powell. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 11:00 am at Willow Springs Church with Rev. J.C. Studdard and Rev. Clint Powell officiating. Interment will follow at Willow Springs Church Cemetery.
Edna Meadows
Edna Mae Robinson Meadows, age 89, of Monroe, died on November 9, 2016. She was born in Cuzick, KY on April 12, 1927 to the late Effie Mae Foster Robinson and the late John Derice Robinson. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late John Brindle Meadows. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Eric Worley of Larkspur, CO; sons and daughter-in-law, Jeff Meadows of Monroe; David and Kearstin Meadows of Alexandra, VA; grandchildren, Jack Meadows, Gracie Meadows, Meagan Worley, and Tori Worley; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were Monday, November 14, 2016 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Don Malcom officiating. Interment followed at Queen Cemetery.
Carolyn Cornelius
On Thursday, November 9, 2016, Carolyn Gail Cornelius passed away at the age of 57. Carolyn was a devoted daughter, sister, mother, and Memaw; always smiling, laughing, and willing to lend a helping hand to any and all needed. She leaves behind her fine sons and daughters-in-law; Wayne and Sheri Cornelius, Issac and Mandy Cornelius, Ben and Mary Cornelius, Travis and Jonaka Cornelius, and Paul Cornelius. Her children blessed her with ten beautiful grandchildren; Olivia, Lovada Skye, Katy, Weston, Gabriel, Raegan, Aubreigh, Ryann, Michael, and Ava. Her sisters and brother are; Brenda Clay of South Boston, VA, Doris Terrell of Shiloh, GA, Nellie Sears of South Boston, VA, Bonnie Ellis of Cleveland, GA, Linda Jones of Pin Mountain Valley, GA, and John Sears of Cleveland, GA. All of her children lived close to their mother in the town of Monroe. The love she showed her boys and the legacy she left behind will be carried on. She gave them a foundation of love to keep them going strong, as she will be missed clearly by them. As well, her sisters and brother were her best friends and the building blocks to who she was. She was extremely dedicated to her job and her family who adored her. Carolyn was the daughter of the late Bill and Inez Sears, and was born on December 14, 1958. She was preceded in death by her late sister, Edna Castillo. Carolyn was laid to rest at Hill Haven Memory Gardens following a beautiful service at 2:00 in the afternoon on Sunday the 13th of November, 2016. Reverend Michael Beachy and Reverend John Jameson officiated the service held at Meadows Funeral Home. You can sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Virginia Moore
Virginia Garrett Moore, age 85, passed away on October 27, 2016 in Macon, Georgia. She was born in Monroe, GA on June, 10, 1931 to Perry and Lucille Garrett. She was preceded in death by her parents and her beloved husband, John F. Moore. Virginia is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Kathy and Donald Moore of Macon, GA; sister Barbara (Bobbie) Garrett Briscoe of Monroe; sister and brother-in-law, Perry Nell and John Sorrells of Monroe, GA; and her brother and sister-in-law Thomas (Tommy) and Katie Garrett of Newnan, GA; grandchildren and their spouses, Bradley Lewis Moore and Lea of Birmingham, AL and Meredith Moore McKenzie and Collier of Macon, GA; five great-grandsons; and eight nieces and nephews. Virginia and John F. owned Moore's Grocery on North Madison Avenue in Monroe for 46 years. Virginia moved to Macon 4 years ago to be near her family. She was dearly loved by her grandchildren and great grandsons. They brought her much joy and were the light of her life. She was a member of Monroe First United Methodist Church. Virginia will be greatly missed by all that knew her. The service to celebrate Virginia's life will be held at Meadows Funeral Home in Monroe, GA on Monday, October 31, 2016. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm with the Funeral Service to follow at 2:00 pm time. A graveside service will follow at Westlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests making donations to Monroe First United Methodist Church at 400 South Broad St. Monroe, GA 30655.
Lois Hoyt
Lois Hoyt , age 91, of Monroe, died on October 28, 2016. She was born in Watkinsville, GA on February 1, 1925 to the late Fannie Bennie Scoggins and the late William Early Roberts. She was preceded in death by her husband the late Berlin Hoyt . Surviving family members are; daughter, Mozelle Mobley of Monroe; sons and daughters-in-law, Herbert and Carolyn Hoyt of Monroe, Mike and Janie Hoyt of Monroe; sisters, Berta Daniel of Monroe and Rosie Nell Edmondson of Jackson, GA; brothers and sister-in-law Lanier and Grace Roberts of Monroe; brothers, Odell Roberts of Monroe, and Jimmy Roberts of Monroe; eight grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, and six great great grandchildren. Funeral services were at 2:00 pm on Monday, October 31, 2016, at Faith Baptist Church with Rev. Jace Milligan and Rev. Jeff Daws officiating. Interment followed at Eastview Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
John Spence
John William Spence, age 76 of Monroe, died on October 27, 2016. John was survived by his spouse, Annabelle Spence; daughter and son-in-law, Sheri and Joseph Hawes of Monroe, GA; Son and Daughter-In-Law, Byron and Brittany Spence of Hoschton, GA; four wonderful grandchildren, Sara and Spencer Hawes, Brecken and Blair Spence. John, the son of the late Troy Spence and Winnie Davis Spence was born on July 31, 1940 in Atlanta, GA. Raised in Dekalb County John became a well known citizen of Walton County. After moving to Monroe in the 1960's he met Annabelle Blackmon and they began their life together. He graduated from the University of Georgia and Woodrow Wilson Law School and established a successful law practice in Monroe. As an active member of the community he served as the county attorney, was in the Rotary Club, a deacon at Walker Baptist Church, and a consistent member of Pot Luck Cafe's round table. In addition to loving his family, traveling to all 50 states, and telling jokes, John was a die hard Georgia football fan. As a season ticket holder since the late 60's he could often be found screaming for the Dawgs Between the Hedges. A funeral service was held on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 3:00 pm at First Baptist Church of Monroe with the Dr. Todd Ware, Dr. Harris Malcom, and Rev. Brian Malcom officiating. Interment followed at Westlawn Cemetery. The family is accepting flowers, but in lieu of flowers donations to the First Baptist Church of Monroe Youth Ministry in John Spence's name can be made. Please sign the guest book online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Gertrude Witcher
Alma "Gertrude" Witcher Alma "Gertrude" Rowe Witcher, age 89, of Monroe, died on October 27, 2016. She was born in Walton County on January 17, 1927 to the late Lucy Mae Davis Rowe and the late Rev. John B. Rowe. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Grady Coleman Witcher, Sr. She was baptized in 1943, and was a long time member of Double Springs Baptist Church. She is survived by her children, Coleman and Cindy Witcher of Monroe, John Witcher and Mukaddas Arzikulova of Monroe, Marla Rea and George Anthony of Loganville, Lynn and Michelle Witcher of Loganville; grandchildren, Kim Carroll, Paula Brogdon, Benjamin Witcher, Jonathan Witcher, Timothy Witcher; great grandchildren, Will Carroll, Jessica Brogdon, Sierra Brogdon; and caregiver and loving friend, Michelle Vinson. A funeral service was held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 3:00 pm at Double Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Jason Broadnax, Rev. Scott Richardson, Jonathan Witcher, and Jimmy Glaze officiating. Interment followed at Double Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
A.B. Alexander
Aubrey Burrell "A.B." Alexander, age 88 of Monroe, died on October 24, 2016. A.B. was survived by his spouse, Betty Alexander; daughter, Patti Boswell of Conyers, GA; Daughters and Sons-In-Law, Jan and Matt Tierney of Gainesville, GA, Joy and Lamar Hester of Oxford, GA; three wonderful granddaughters, six handsome grandsons, twenty-one beautiful grandchildren, and three perfect great great grandchildren. A.B., the son of the late Henry Grady Alexander and Myrtle Hutchinson Alexander was born on December 21, 1927 in Union City, GA. He served his country in the United States Army and was a firefighter for the city of Atlanta for 35 years. A funeral service was held on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 11:00 am at Faith Baptist Church with the Rev. Chris Conner officiating. Entombment followed at ill Haven Memory Gardens. Please sign the guest book online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Cameron Brown
Edward Cameron Brown, age 21, of Monroe, died on October 23, 2016. He was born in Clarke County on August 9, 1995 to Kimberly Barton Brown and Edward Brandon Brown. He was preceded in death by his brother, the late Jonathan Cohen Brown. He is survived by his parents, Brandon and Kim Brown of Monroe; brother, Chase Brown of Monroe; grandparents, Brad and Becky Barton of Monroe, Frank and Marcia Young of Monroe; great grandparents, Mary Barton of Monroe, Toni Jordan of Monroe. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 12:00 pm at the Monroe Church of God with Rev. Wayne Durden and Rev. Gary Scroggs officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to the Chase Brown College Fund in care of Athens First Bank and Trust. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Essie Lou McCullers
Essie Lou McCullers Essie Lou McCullers, age 84, of Monroe, died on October 21, 2016. She was born in Jackson County to the late Arline Garrett Wallace and the late Lee Wallace. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Eugene Lee McCullers. She is survived by her daughters and son in law, Tracey McCullers of Monroe, Kathy and Jerry Miller of Santa Rosa Beach, FL; son, Buster McCullers of Monroe; sister Betty Sims of Winder; brother Henry Wallace of Bethlehem; and grandchildren, Gunner and Shelby. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Chris Conner 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.
Donald Cox
Donald Ray Cox, age 69, of Monroe, died on October 21, 2016. He was born in Daytona, FL on June 25, 1947 to the late Etta Herndon Cox and the late Charlie E. Cox. He was preceded in death by his son, the late Brad Cox; his sisters, the late Lillian Gladney and the late Eva McDaniel. He is survived by his wife, Debbie of Monroe; son, Casey Cox of Monroe, daughter and son in law, Beverly and Mike Donawho of Texas; sisters and brother-in-law; Frances Lewis of Cordele, Doris and J.L. Bundrick of Cordele, and Ruby Maffee of Cordele; grandchildren, Brittany Cox and Jasper Cox; with several nieces and nephews. He was a member of Alcovy Mountain Baptist Church, and the Sons of the American Legend Post 64. He was a diehard Georgia Bulldogs fan, and he loved watching Nascar, especially Bill Elliott. A funeral service was held on, October 24, 2016, at 2:00 pm at The Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Pastor Hughlon Knight and Rev. John King 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.
Park Adams Wright
Park Adams Wright, age 90 of Monroe, died on October 22, 2016. He was born on March 22, 1926 in Monroe to the late Jim Bennie Wright and the late Maybelle Witcher Wright. Surviving are: Wife, Lorena Peters Wright of Monroe; Daughters: Tammy Wright of Monroe, Melissa Ryckley of Fayetteville; Sons and Daughters in Law: Butch and Cynthia Wright of Taylorsville, Phil Wright of Atlanta, and Jeff Wright of Auburn; Numerous Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, and Great Great Grandchildren. Funeral Services were held on Monday October 24th at 11:00 AM at the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Rev. Chris Conner officiating. Interment followed at Center Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Polly Hendricks
Polly Payne Hendricks, age 61, of Monroe, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends on October 18, 2016. She was born in May 11, 1955 to the late Martha Sims Payne and the late James William Payne, Jr. She is survived by her daughter, Meagan Hendricks of Monroe; son, Jim Hendricks of Monroe; and brother, Jimmy Payne of St. Simons. A visitation and memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Meadows Funeral Home. The visitation will be from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm and the Service will begin at 3:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Dean Gross officiating. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Vanna Kathleen Johnson
Kathleen E. Johnson went to be with her heavenly father on October 15, 2016. She was 95 years. She was preceded in death by her husband Roland T. Johnson, sons, James L. Harris, Carl V. Harris, Stepdaughter Susan Turner, Stepsons, Terrell O. Johnson, Mitchell Johnson and Wayne Johnson. She is survived by her son, Mack G. Harris, daughters Eula Jennings, Alma Armfield and Glenda Brock; stepchildren, Joyce Morris, Mary Carlton, Melvin Johnson and Jeanette Story. She also had numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; also many nieces and nephews. She was loved by so many people. Viewing will be on Monday, October 17th from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Meadows Funeral Home, 760 Highway 11. Services will be October 18th at 2:00 pm in their chapel.
Sylvia Louise Doster
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Marvin "Buddy" Glass
Marvin Hulon Glass passed away on October 13th 2016 at 81 years of age. Preceding him in death was his wife Jimmie Lee Norman Glass, four brothers, Grover, Douglas, Ralph, Herschel Glass and three sisters Leona Glass Batchelor, Frances Glass Walden and Ruth Glass Malcom. Buddy is survived by his son Keith and daughter-in-law Kathy Glass, granddaughters Kristin, Courtney, Ashely Glass Barry and her husband Chris Barry. Also surviving is his sister Betty Glass Tanksley and her husband Tony Tanksley of Monroe, Georgia. Affectionately known as "Buddy", a man small in stature, but large in heart and in service to others. A grandfather, father, husband, friend, teacher, coach, leader, he was many things to many people. He coached little league and pony league baseball, youth football, and served as a Scout Master. It was said that Buddy had saved several "South Side Boys" from travelling down the wrong road. He and Jimmie Lee opened their home to Oliver Schmidt an exchange student from Venezuela. Buddy was very involved at Walker Baptist Church, where he served as a Sunday school teacher, a deacon, choir member and was involved with the church youth. If there was anything going on he was there. He was a member of Toastmasters and Gideon's International. Buddy was very active at Masonic Lodge # 566 and secured his Masters Mason in March 1992. He progressed to Worshipful Master in 1996. High Priest in 1998 (Royal Arch Monroe Chapter # 101). Illustrious Master in 2001 (Royal and Select Master Triangle Council #14) and attained the title of Master of the 8th Masonic District Worshipful Master in 2005. He received the Past Master award in 2007. His career at Walton Mills started in 1954, there he worked as a Doffer, Supervisor and Department Head. He served in the Georgia Army National Guard, retiring as a Staff Sergeant after 26 years of service. A gifted storyteller, his tells of Briar Rabbit were spell bounding as he imitated each charter of the story, keeping many children and adults at the edge of their seat waiting on the next adventure to unfold. The love of grandchildren was his hobby and he was rewarded well with three granddaughters whom he doted on, Poppa Buddy will greatly missed by all that knew him and loved him. Internment was made on October 15th, 2016 at Resthaven Cemetery following the service at Walker Baptist Church with Reverend Chris Conner officiating. The service included full Military honors and Masonic last rites.