Obituary Information

Kristy Day
No obituary available.
Phyllis Aycock
Phyllis Jones Aycock, age 87, of Monroe, died on December 13, 2014. She was born in Walton County on July 6, 1927 to the late Vallie Bell Hinton Jones and the late H. L. "Mike" Jones. She was the Director of Civil Defense in Monroe during the sixties. Later, she worked in the St. Mary's Emergency Room in Athens, GA. Prior to retirement, she worked for Dr. Moreland in Monroe. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Monroe and dedicated her life to her children and grandchildren. Surviving are: Children, Connie and John Beasley of Social Circle, Tommy Aycock of Monroe; sister, Jean Jones Queen of Greensboro; grandchildren, Elisabeth Pinion of Cumming, Rebekah and Jason Hunt of Canton, John David and April Beasley of Screven; great grandchildren, Katherine Hunt of Canton, Dalton, Savannah, and Bella Beasley of Screven; niece, Beth Queen Baxley of Social Circle; and nephew, Hal Queen of Social Circle. Her family will receive guests on Sunday, December 21, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at Meadows Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow the visitation at 3:00 pm at Resthaven Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Hubert Slaton
No obituary available
Barbara Peppers
Barbara Williams Peppers Barbara Williams Peppers, age 86, of Monroe, died on December 15, 2014. She was born in Gainesville, Georgia on July 5, 1928 to the late Loy Williams and the late Bessie Hulsey Williams. She was preceded in death by her son, Bronzie (Bucky) Peppers, Jr. and sisters Martha Kees and Jaynie Eberhart. Surviving are her husband, Bronzie L. Peppers, Sr., and son Jon Peppers of Monroe, daughter and son in law Mike and Leta Talbird of Social Circle, grandson, Brandon Talbird of Monroe, sisters Mary (Leon) Roper of Kennesaw, Kit Armour and Sharon Benton of Monroe , brother David Williams of Gainesville and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service was held on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Hill Haven Memory Gardens in Monroe with her nephew, Reverend Bryan Armour, officiating. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.
Johnny Sorrells
John Willie "Johnny" Sorrells, age 79, of Monroe, died on December 16, 2014. He was born in Barrow County on August 24, 1935 to the late Annie May Edmondson Sorrells and the late Albert Benjamin Sorrells. He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Linda "Vena" Sorrells. Surviving are: daughters and sons-In-law, Belinda and Timmy Harris of Monroe, Norma and Stan Stout of Monroe; son, John Sorrells and Angie Gibson of Monroe; grandchildren, Chasiti Harris, Josh Harris, Nicholas and Tonia Sorrells, Brycson Stout; great grandchildren, Savanna Sorrells, and Hunter Sorrells. Funeral services were Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 3:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Green officiating. Interment followed at Bold Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Robert (Bob) Criss
Bob Criss Robert William "Bob" Criss, age 69, of Monroe, died on December 13, 2014. He was born in Louisville, KY on December 19, 1944 to the late Norine and Bill Criss. He was preceded in death by his sister, the late Jane Austin. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Criss of Monroe; son and daughter-in-law, Robbie and Dawn Criss of Monroe; and granddaughter, Natalie ("Kate" to her Papa). A funeral service was held on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 11:00 am at St. Anna's Catholic Church with Father Daniel Toof officiating. Interment followed at Westlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flower, those desiring may make contributions to the St. Anna's Catholic Church Building Fund at 836 E. Spring St. Monroe, GA 30655. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Donald Whitley Brown
Donald Whitley Brown, age 85, of Monroe, died on December 10, 2014. He was born in Walton County on March 31, 1929 to the late Beatrice Whitley Brown and the late Emory Golden Brown. He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Thurmond Brown and his sisters, Charlotte Brown Bone and Mavis Brown Smith. Surviving are: daughter and son-in-law, Donna Michele and Michael King Ramsey of McDonough; step-daughter, Lisa Graves McGee of Milledgeville; Grandchildren: Megan Whitley Ramsey and Matthew Chandler Ramsey. Funeral services were Saturday, Dec. 13, in the chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Malcom officiating. Rev. Lamar Casper, friend and neighbor, also provided words of inspiration. Graveside services and burial followed at Rest Haven in Monroe. Pallbearers were: Hoyt Studdard, Cliff Peters, Gary Smith, Chip Ramsey, Tab Bone, Matthew Ramsey and Tony Hutchins. Brown was raised on a farm near Good Hope and he and his father started a dairy business when he was a teenager. The business actually grew out of his 4-H Project and Donald's passion for showing prize calves. He was a Master 4-H'er in the Dairy Project and attended National 4-H Congress in Chicago in 1947. He was a successful dairy farmer for over 20 years and also provided artificial insemination for local cattle producers. He worked with Dr. Bragg, a well-known veterinarian in Monroe, for many years. Donald had a great sense of humor, too. His advertisement in the Walton Tribune for the artificial insemination business read, "Have Bull, Will Travel." He was the first one in the area to be trained and certified to provide this service to local cattle producers. Brown was also a Sergeant, 1st class, in the 178th Military Police Company, Georgia Army National Guard. He joined the Guards in June of 1947, and served for 20 years. In 1976 he rejoined, and served another 10 years giving him a total of 30 years of service and dedication to his country, state and community. Brown was an avid fisherman, hunter and farmer/gardener. He was a lifelong resident of Walton County and a member of the First Baptist Church and American Legion Post 64 of Monroe. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to the First Baptist Church of Monroe Building Fund, or to any charity of choice in honor of Donald Whitley Brown. Meadows Funeral Home Inc. was in charge of the arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Luna Mae Clay
Luna Mae Clay Luna Mae Clay, age 91, of Bishop, died on December 10, 2014. She was born in Walton County on May 7, 2014 to the late Farbie Glaze Carter and the late Jesse Carter. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Early Arthur Clay, and by her son, the late Bobby Clay and granddaughter Cindy King. Surviving are: daughters, Shirley Baker of Walnut Grove, Brenda Colley of Bishop, Beverly King of Watkinsville; 11 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and several great great grandchildren. funeral services were Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 3:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Lynn Head officiating. Interment followed at Walnut Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Jeffrey Sims
Jeffrey Sims, age 59, of Monroe, died on December 10, 2014. He was born in Walton County on April 13, 1955 to Ardell Lord Shaw and the late Theo Starling Sims. He is survived by his mother, Ardell Shaw of Monroe; brothers and sister-In-law, Stanley and Susan Sims of Monroe, Tracy Sims of Monroe, Terry Sims of Bogart; step-daughters, Felicia Sayers of Monroe, Stacey Redd of Monroe; step-son, Rodney Redd of Monroe; grandchildren, Brooke Sayers, Daniel Redd, Christopher Rowley, Callen Rowley, and Ashland Redd. Funeral services were Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. David Lord officiating. Interment followed at Westlawn Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Wayne Smith
Wayne Lee Smith, age 76, of Oxford, died on December 9, 2014. He was born in Atlanta, GA on April 25, 1938 to the late Mary Beatrice Baucom Smith and the late Charles Henry Smith. He was preceded in death by his son, the late Tommy W. Smith. Surviving are: wife, Shirley Smith of Oxford; sons and daughters-in-law, Tony W. and Deann Smith of McDonough, Mike and Paula Smith of Oxford; Peggi Smith of Rutledge; sisters, Peggy Wall of Conyers, Judy Wyman of Winder; nine Grandchildren and eleven Great Grandchildren. Funeral services were Friday, December 12, 2014 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Raymond Hardy 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.
Sara Neely
No obituary available
Sarah Beatrice "Bea" Land
Sarah Beatrice Dunson Land, age 72, of Social Circle died on December 3, 2014. She was born in Wilkes County on April 25, 1942 to the late Nettie Jeanette Jenkins Dunson and the late Jessie Lee Dunson. She was preceded in death by her son, Ty Land, her sister, Sue Morgan, and her brothers, Edward Dunson, Norman Dunson, and Julius Dunson. Surviving are: husband, Bill Land of Social Circle; daughters and sons-in-law, Vickie and Richard Augusto of Green Bay, WI, Phyllis and Jerry Laster of Waterloo, SC, Kay and Greg Adcock of Social Circle; step daughters and step sons-in-law, Debbie Lynn and Byron Clotfelter of Winston, Elaine and Dave Bottino of Ackworth, Charlene Cartledge of Ackworth; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Ruth and RL Fendley of Cleveland, Orene Wolfe of Milledgeville, Jeanette and Wayne Pullum of Locust Grove; 14 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services were Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 11:00 am at Union Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. David Laycock and Rev. Kent Burel officiating. Interment followed at Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
E.W. Browning
Elwin Wofford Browning, 87, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, died peacefully at his home in Social Circle, GA at 8:30 pm on Thursday, December 4, 2014. He was born March 18, 1927 in Bono AR, son of the late John Wesley and Alma Wofford Browning. Mr. Browning was a retired fireman, security officer, and Veteran Hospital employee. He served as a Military Policeman during World War II. Surviving are: his loving wife of 70 years, Onetia Palmer Browning, and his two sons and their wives: Bob and Susan Browning, and Stan and Diane Browning. He will be fondly remembered by his three grandsons and their wives: Brent and Shannan Browning, Neil and Amanda Browning, and Darren and Sarah Browning, as well as great grandchildren, Tyler, Abbey, Allison, Christopher, Ashlyn, Ava, and Owen. Jean Bell of Conway, AR is his surviving sister. The visitation and funeral service will be held at Meadows Funeral Home in Monroe, GA on Saturday, December 6, 2014. . The visitation will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 pm and the Funeral service will begin at 2:30 pm. Mr. Browning was a member of the First Baptist Church of Social Circle. Rev. Mike Hardy of FBCSC will conduct the service.
Cliff Harrison
Clifton R. "Cliff" Harrison, age 91, of Monroe, died on December 3, 2014. He was born in Cumming, GA on December 7, 1922 to the late Bertie Elliott Harrison and the late Eugene C. Harrison. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Charlotte Boyett; four sisters, and three brothers. Surviving are: wife, Florence â??Floâ?? Harrison of Monroe; daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Dallas Haupt of Monroe, daughter, Marla Mize of Loganville; son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Cathy Harrison of Lincolnton; son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Gayle Smith of Owensville, Indiana; 14 grandchildren, and numerous great grandchildren. Funeral services were Friday, December 5, 2014 in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Todd Ware and Rev. Glen Money officiating. Interment followed at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. Mr. Harrison served in the Naval Air Force during WWII. He was a member of the American Legion Post 233 in Loganville, GA, and the VFW of Monroe. He served as supervisor with Soil and Water Conservation of Walton County for 21 years. He was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Monroe for over 40 years. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to the First Baptist Church of Monroe Building Fund, or to any charity of choice in honor of Cliff Harrison. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
John Alligood
John (Johnnie) Edward Alligood of Social Circle, Georgia passed away at his home on December 1, 2014 from complications of Lewy Body Dementia. He was born in Colquitt County, Georgia, May 23, 1934, to the late Arthur Daniel (Bud) and Marie Cooper Alligood. Johnnie was a 1954 graduate of Moultrie High School. He served in the U. S. Army from March 1957 until February 1958 when he received an honorable medical discharge. He moved to Atlanta in 1956 and began working at General Motors Lakewood Plant, retiring after 35 years of service. He was an active member of First Baptist Church Social Circle from 1969 until he could no longer attend due to his illness. In addition to his parents, Johnnie is preceded in death by brothers Jesse Leroy Alligood and Arthur Vernon Alligood. Johnnie is survived by his wife of 50 years, Jean Johnston Alligood; his son and daughter-in-law, Darron and Wendy Alligood of Social Circle; his daughter and son-in-law, Janna and Brad Waddell of Eatonton; his grandchildren, Kenley Alligood of Statesboro, Reese and Tanner Waddell of Eatonton and Kylee Alligood of Social Circle; brothers Curtis (Hjordis) of Stone Mountain and Larry Alligood of Social Circle; sisters, Emily (Frank) Murphey of Social Circle and Annette (Larry) Saul of Bogart, sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Alligood of Meigs and Ettie Alligood of Lawrenceville, as well as a number of nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Building Fund of First Baptist Church Social Circle at PO Box 428 Social Circle, Georgia 30025 or to the Lewy Body Dementia Association at 912 Killian Hill Road Lilburn, Georgia 30047.
Airey Mallard
Airey Aultman Mallard, age 79, of Monroe, Georgia died on December 1, 2014. She was born in Macon, Ga. on September 30, 1935 to the late Susan Burney Aultman and the late J. W. Aultman. She was preceded in death by her husband, E. Earl Mallard. She is survived by her daughter, Angela Byrd Mallard of Telluride, Colorado, her son Wilson Mallard and his wife Angie Mallard of Dacula Ga., grandchildren Hannah and Andrew Mallard of Dacula, Ga., her sister Susanne Dorsey of Nashville, Tn., and many other cousins, nieces, and a nephew. Mrs. Mallard graduated from A.L. Miller High School in Macon, Georgia in 1953. She attended Queens College in Charlotte and the University of Georgia where she earned a B.A. in Psychology. She was a former schoolteacher and a member of the Monroe First United Methodist Church of Monroe. She also served as the past chairman of the Monroe Library Board of Trustees, past Board member of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, as well as the McDaniel-Tichenor Board, the Monroe Housing Authority Board, and was former President of the Monroe Jr. Service League. A memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Monroe on Thursday, December 4 at 1:00 p.m. The family will recieve friends at Meadows Funeral Home in Monroe on Wednesday, December 3 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Faith in Serving Humanity (F.I.S.H) at 770-207-4357 or www.fishofwalton.org
James D. Albritton
No obituary available