Obituary Information

Helen Castro
Helen Therese Castro, age 83, of Campton, died on February 25, 2015. She was born in Shamokin, Pennsylvania on June 25, 1931 to the late Helen Holovich Broscius and the late Ignatius Broscius. She was preceded in death by her brother, the late Dr. Ben Broscius. Surviving are: husband, Arnold Castro of Campton; daughter and son-in-law, Maria Alexander and James Wamsley of Duluth; son and daughter-in-law, Bob Castro and Lauchi Wooley of Doraville; brother, Tom Broscius of Shamokin, PA. Helen Castro practiced nursing in New York city before marrying Arnold Castro of Barranquilla, Colombia in 1960. Son, Bob and daughter, Maria were born in New York before the family moved to Miami, Florida in 1967. By 1970, Dr. Castro settled the family in Campton, Georgia to pursue employment and education opportunities in the field of microbiology. Mrs. Castro was a dedicated wife and mother who sacrificed her own career to concentrate on raising her two children and was well known in the Campton and Monroe communities. A visitation and funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2014 at Meadows Funeral Home. The visitation will be held from 12:00 pm until 2:00pm and the service will begin at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Father Daniel Toof officiating.
Rodney "Rod" Rooker
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Grady Coleman
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Charlie Boyd Walker
Charlie Boyd Walker, age 93, of Madison, died on February 25, 2015. He was born in Morgan County on October 16, 1921 to the late Maggie Lee Young Walker and the late Charlie Monroe Walker. Surviving are: wife, Mary Nell Walker of Madison; daughter and son-in-law, Gail and Dennis Hester of Monroe; son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Sarah Walker of Good Hope; grandson, Jesse Walker of Athens; step-grandchildren, Brett Love of Grayson, Whitney Castresana of Monroe; several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great great nieces and nephews. Funeral services were Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the Monroe Church of God with Rev. David Smith, and Rev. Wayne Durden 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.
Barbara Glenda Glass
Barbara Glass Barbara Glenda Glass, age 77, of Monroe, died on February 22, 2015. She was born in Walton County on July 14, 1937 to the late Callie Arnold Brooks and the late Chester Brooks. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Herschel Glass. Surviving are: daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Mike Whitley of Monroe; sons, Sammy Glass of Monroe, Darrell Glass of Statham; 9 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services were Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Walker Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff Box 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.
Polly Ann Forrester
Polly Ann Forrester, age 79, of Monroe, died on February 22, 2015. She was born on March 26, 1935 to the late Jewell Hicks Newman and the late Arthur Newman. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Rev. Charles C. Forrester; her son, the late Jack Winter; step sons, the late Jimmy Winter, the late Chuck Forrester; and brother, the late Jessie Newman. She is survived by her daughter, Sherry Shore of Monroe; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Linda Winter of Summerville; step daughter and step son-in-law, Barbara and Jack Yousack of Ohio; step son and step-daughters-in-law, Skeeter and Denise Cleaton, Linda Winter, Becky Forrester; brother, Phil Newman of Jersey; sister-in-law, Betty Jo Newman of Talapoosa; 8 Grandchildren and 15 Great Grandchildren. Funeral services were Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Faith Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Conner and Rev. Paul Holcombe 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.
Betty Ann Bragg
"No Obituary available"
Rusty Hays
Russell (Rusty) Anthony Hays Russell (Rusty) Anthony Hays, age 60 of Monroe, died on February 12, 2015. He was born in Atlanta, GA on February 6, 1955 to Loyd Hays and the late Jo Anne Young Hays. Surviving are: Wife: Linda Hays of Monroe; Daughters: Laura Atkinson of Lewisburg, WV and Amanda Knight of Sheffield, AL; Son: Dennis Tulloh of Lewisburg, WV; Father: Loyd Hays of Monroe; Sister and Brother in Law: Robin and Mark Yarbrough of Monroe; and 9 Grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday February 22nd at the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home at 2:00 P.M.. The family will have visitation on Sunday from 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. at Meadows Funeral Home. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com
Barbara "Bobbie" Blalock
Barbara "Bobbie" Peek Blalock, 81, began her heavenly dance on February 18, 2015. Born in Atlanta, Bobbie was raised in Clarkston and retired after 30 years with the DeKalb Co. Juvenile Court system. But it was her love of immediate and extended family that brought her lifeĆ¢??s greatest fulfillment. Always the first on the dance floor, the ultimate entertainer and the life of any party, she is now celebrating in heaven with her parents, her beloved child, Andy, and her younger sister, Marie Roberts. She is survived by her devoted husband of 64 years, Hoyt Blalock of Monroe. She was blessed to have nieces Lisa P. Thompson (Atlanta) and Cindy P. Shepherd (Buford) as "daughters" and enjoyed a special closeness with great nephew, Brett Shepherd, whom she considered as a grandson. Bobbie is also survived by her sister Catherine Peek Wilkie, who loved her dearly, and brother-in-law Jim (Ray) of Jacksonville, FL. She is also survived by brother-in-law, Melton Blalock (Joyce) and Aunt Sue Miller of Savannah. Her life was enriched by nieces and nephew; Mary Ann Stephens, Susan (Matt) Welch of Jacksonville, FL and Marty Wilkie as well as her very special friends of many years, Linda Johnson and Don and Sue Bryant. She loved all of the Rice family and considered Danny and Judith Rice, Marshall and Maureen Rice to be her children as well as Parker and Pam Johnson. A memorial service to be led by childhood friend, Rev. Sidney Earl " "Bubba" Clay, will be held on Saturday at 2:00pm at Meadows Funeral Home Chapel in Monroe. Visitation with the family will begin at 1pm. The family prefers that you acknowledge Bobbie in your hearts or with the charity of your choice.
Ronald William Rowland
Ronald William Rowland, age 81, of Social Circle, died on February 16, 2015. He was born in Murphy, NC on June 10, 1933 to the late Lenora Grindstaff Rowland and the late Charlie Rowland. Surviving are: wife, Virginia B. Rowland of Social Circle, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Joyce and Larry Presley of Charlotte, NC, Kaye and Eddie Gibbs of Hillsboro, GA, Pam and Mitch Davis of Gastonia, NC; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Karen Rowland of Gastonia, NC; step-daughters and step-son-in-law, Sheila and Richard Long of Smyrna, GA, Sharon Camp of Covington, GA; sister and brother-in-law, Brenda and Butch Steele of Gastonia, NC; brother and sister-in-law, Danny and Carolyn Rowland of Gastonia, NC; 18 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild. Funeral services were Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Hardy officiating. Interment followed at Social Circle City Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.