Obituary Information

Lillian M. Thompson
Lillian M. Thompson, age 90 of Monroe, died on August 12, 2016. She was born in Ailey, GA on December 7, 1925 to the late Archie J. Morris and the late Esther Smith Morris. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Charles Evans Thompson, Sr. and her son, the late Charles Evans Thompson, Jr. Surviving are: Daughters and Sons in Law: Dianne and Dr. Don James of Monroe, Georgia, Linda and Charles Rainwater of Arab, Alabama; 5 Grandchildren; 6 Great Grandchildren, and 3 Great Great Grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, August 15th at 10:00 A.M. at the Monroe First Baptist Church with Dr. Todd Ware officiating. Interment will follow at Ferguson Cemetery in Ailey, GA. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Betty J. Farmer
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Evelyn Peters
Margie (Evelyn) Peters, age 87 of Jersey, died on August 8, 2016. She was born in Walton County on October 17, 1928 to the late Mattie Louise Peters Hawk and the late James Emmet Hawk. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Horace Donald Peters; son, the late Sammy Peters; sisters, the late Jackie Griffith, the late Mildred Brown; and brother, the late Horace Hawk. She is survived by her daughter and son in law, Karen and Rod Harvill of Covington; son, Jerry Peters of Jersey; daughter in law, Marsha Peters of Social Circle; sister, Barbara Shelnutt of Loganville; 5 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. A funeral service was held on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 1:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Lynn Head officiating. Interment followed at Peters Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Colley Jackson
Lee Colley Jackson, age 78, of Social Circle, died on August 7, 2016. He was born in Walton County on November 3, 1937 to the late Lizzie Lee Jackson and the late William Barnett Jackson. He is survived by his wife, Nedra Jackson of Social Circle; daughter and son in law, Linda and James Mitchell of Oxford; sons and daughter in law, Howard and Cindy Jackson of Hogansville, Frank Jackson of Social Circle; sister, Emily Dally of Monroe; brother and sister in law, Dan and Faye Jackson of Monroe; 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. A funeral service was held on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Social Circle First Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Hardy officiating. Interment followed at Brownwood Baptist Church Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Lou Ella Underwood
Lou Ella Underwood, age 92 of Social Circle, died on August 8, 2016. She was born in Social Circle, GA on July 3, 1924 to the late Lunie Durden and Maggie Mae Hanson Durden. She was preceded in the death by her husband, the late Willie Guinn Underwood; daughter, the late Brenda Burt; sisters, the late Sylvia Peters, the late Betty Hester; brothers, the late Carlton Durden, the late J.T. Durden, the late Franklin Durden. Surviving members of her family are; son and daughter-in-law, Randall and Leian Underwood of Covington, GA; sisters, Hazel Patterson, Martha McDougal, and Sarah Hester who are all from Social Circle; brother and sister-in-law, Lynn and Tammy Durden; grandchildren, Yvonne and Eddie Smith of Rutledge, GA, David Burt of Rutledge, GA, Connie and Dicky Pace of Demorest, GA, Terrie and Terry Croy of Winder, GA, Barry and Stephanie Underwood of Greensboro, GA, Jennifer and Myles Walls of Cumming, GA, Tonya Underwood of Demorest, GA, Tony Underwood of Demorest, GA, Ronnie Underwood, of Covington, GA; great grandchildren, Laura Adams, Ashley Carlson, Brooke Gattis, Joseph Smith, Cassie Johnston, Lisa Burt, Leslie Stafford, Brittany Plunkett, Ethan Underwood, LouElla Underwood, Chris Ezell, Blake Underwood, Parker Underwood, Bella Underwood; three great great grandchildren. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm at Meadows Funeral Home. A funeral service will also be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Social Circle City Cemetery. Please sign the guest book online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Thomas M. "Mell" Richardson
Thomas (Mell) Richardson Sr., age 91 of Monroe, died on August 6, 2016. He was born in Monroe, GA on November 23, 1924 to the late William Thomas Richardson and the late Fanny Netty Malcom Richardson. He proudly served his country during World War II in the United States Army Air Force. Surviving are: Wife: Edna Daniel Richardson of Monroe; Daughters and Sons in Law: Sandra Richardson Malcom and Gerald R. Malcom, Pam Richardson Hayes and Keith Hayes; Son: Thomas (Tommy) Mell Richardson, Jr.; Sister: Agnes Currie; Brother and Sister in Law: Doyle and Jan Richardson; Grandchildren: Tina and Jay Fleming, Tammy and Wayne Bradshaw, Donnie Malcom, Carrie and David Silver, John Richardson, Katie and Kyle Laseter, Marc Hayes, and Todd Hayes; Great Grandchildren: Melisa and Matt McCue, Chris Fleming, Kathryn and Jeff Owens, Bryan Bradshaw, Christina Bradshaw, Makayla Malcom, Christian Malcom, Arden Silver, Jack Silver, Annie Silver, and Luke Silver; Great Great Grandchildren: Ashton Bradshaw, Emily Eberhart, and Addison Eberhart. Funeral Services were held on Monday, August 8th at the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Elder Willie Hatfield officiating. Interment followed at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. In Lieu of flowers, please contributions to: Rocky Springs Primitive Baptist Church, 3725 Old Monroe Madison Hwy, Madison, GA 30650. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Regina Mitchell
Regina Lee Mitchell, age 52, of Monroe, died on August 3, 2016. She was born on August 2, 1964 to the late Mary Joyce Cobb Phelps and the late Roy Gene Phelps. She is survived by her husband, Ricky Mitchell of Theodore, AL; son, Donald Irvin of Biloxi, MS; brother, Andy Phelps of Theodore, AL. A funeral service was held on Saturday, August 6, 2016, at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. J.C. Studdard officiating. Interment followed at Hawkins Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Kathy Richardson
Kathy Richardson Katherine Claude Richardson, age 63, of Madison, died on July 31, 2016. She was born in Glen Cove, NY on November 7, 1952 to the late Marie Estelle Reyling Robinson and the late Kenneth William Robinson. She is survived by her husband, Tommy Richardson of Madison; daughters and sons in law, Carrie and David Silver of Glenside, PA, Katie and Kyle Laseter of Cumming; son, John Richardson of Villa Rica; brothers and sister in law, Ken and Betty Robinson of Monroe, GA, Ted Robinson of Columbia, SC; grandchildren, Arden Silver, Jack Silver, Annie Silver, Luke Silver. A funeral service was held on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the Madison First United Methodist Church with Rev. Grady Mosley officiating. Interment followed at Malcom Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to the Humane Society of Morgan County at www.humanemorgan.org. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Jim Lee Beasley
Jim Lee Beasley, age 69, of Monroe, died on July 30, 2016. He was born in Soperton, GA on August 24, 1946 to the late John Ezra Beasley and the late Mollie Gillis Beasley. He was a Sergeant in the US Army and proudly served his country in Vietnam. He earned his Bachelor of Education from Georgia Southern and his Masters of Education from the University of Georgia. He taught Drafting at Monroe Area High School from 1980-2002. He was also an ordained deacon at Monroe First Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Vivian Hammond Beasley of Monroe, sister, Linda Martin of Milledgeville; brothers Bobby and Marty Beasley of Macon, GA and Wayne Beasley of Macon, GA. and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 12:00 PM at the Monroe First Baptist Church with Rev. Todd Ware officiating. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Meadows Funeral Home. Interment will be at Evergreen Memorial Park in Athens, GA. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Monroe First Baptist Church Missions P.O. Box 351 Monroe GA or Paul Anderson Youth Home P.O. Box 525 Vidalia, GA 30475
Dora Loraine Staton
Dora Lorine Staton, age 84 of Monroe, died on July 31, 2016. She was born in Hoschton, GA on November 2, 1931 to the late Julian Stepp and Mabel Hogan Stepp. She was preceded in the death by her husband, the late Frank A. Staton; step-children, the late Evelyn Medlock and the late Frankie Staton. Surviving members of her family are; daughter, Frances L. Staton of Monroe, GA; step-daughter, Dorothy Gravitt of Ashland, Virginia; step-sons, Tony A. Staton, Sr. of Monroe, GA, John E. Staton, Sr. of Monroe, GA; nieces, Barbara Stenback of Delray Beach, FL, Charlene Mott of Sunrise, FL; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren; loving friends, Diane Potter and Joyce Kaplan. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Meadows Funeral Home. A graveside service will also be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Bethel Community Cemetery in Stone Mountain, GA. Please sign the guest book online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Florence Evelyn Crew
Florence Evelyn Crew, age 88 of Monroe, died on July 27, 2016. She was born in Newton County, GA on April 12, 1928 to the late Lester Stapp and the late Dora McGee Stapp. She was preceded in the death by her husband, the late Hugh Crew; brother, the late George â??Budâ?? Stapp. Surviving members of her family are; daughters and sons-in-law, Joyce and James Gunn of Rutledge, GA, Becky and Brad Barton of Monroe, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Julia Crew of Statham, GA; sisters, Elizabeth Conner, Sara Jones, Patricia Thomas, Eva Casper, Elsie Slaton, and Dorothy Brady who are all from Monroe, GA; brother, Thurmond Stapp of Covington, GA; along with 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. A visitation was held on Friday, July 29, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Meadows Funeral Home. A funeral service was held also on July 29, 2016 in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home at 12:00 p.m. with the Rev. Wayne Durden officiating. Interment followed at Reese Cemetery.
Joseph McGinnis
Joseph McGinnis Joseph Albert McGinnis, age 75, of Monroe, died on July 24, 2016. He was born in Gainesville, GA on April 18, 1941 to the late Mattie Roberts McGinnis and the late Albert Gettis McGinnis. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise McGinnis. He is survived by his daughter and son in law, Lesley and Joe Parham of Monroe; sons and daughters in law, Alan and Linda McGinnis of Monroe, Gary and Courtney McGinnis of Cedartown; sisters, Agnes Brock of Gillsville, Louise Joyner of St. Augustine, FL, Pat Lee of Sharpsburg; grandchildren: Whitney Parham, Clint Parham, A.J. McGinnis, Montanna McGinnis, Brenton McGinnis, Gloria McGinnis. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Marion Prather officiating. Entombment will follow at Hill Haven Memory Gardens Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. of Monroe, GA was in charge of arrangements.
Doris Brown Davis
Doris Brown Davis Doris Brown Davis, age 91, of Monroe, died on July 21, 2016. She was born in Monroe on June 4, 1925 to the late Nellie Phillips Brown and William Tom Brown. She is preceded in death by her husband, Walter Howell Davis. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Jane Brown of Winder, GA; sister, Laverne Waters of Jersey, GA; brother, Gene Brown of Monroe, GA; grandchildren, Marsha Brown Wages and William Todd Brown; great grandchildren, McKenzie Brown, Mac Wages, and Seth Wages. A funeral service was held on Monday, July 25, 2016 in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Dr. Phil Wages, Rev. Mike Pevey, and Dr. Bennie Pate officiating. Interment followed at Westlawn Cemetery. . Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Mary L. Kirk
Mary L. Kirk, age 90, of Monroe, died on July 22, 2016. She was born in Campton, GA on April 6, 1926 to the late Adele Jenkins Evans and the late Otis William Evans. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Grady Carlton Kirk; brothers, the late Robert Evans, the late Wesley Dub Evans, and the late William Evans; sisters, the late Maudie Bauknight and the late Willie Mae Payne. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Debbie Kirk; daughter, Linda J. Doster; grandchildren, Steve Kirk, Jr., Heather Kirk Bailey, Kristie Doster Harwell, Tania Doster Scott, and Donna Doster Kesler; great grandchildren, Trae Kirk, Kirk Bailey, Mason Harwell, Kelsey Harwell, Joey Doster, Justin Scott, Clay Kesler, and Charli Kesler; and great great grandchild Levi Bowen. Funeral services were held on Monday, July 25th at 2:00 P.M. at the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Chris Conner officiating. Interment followed at Campton United Methodist Church Cemetery.