Area Obituaries

Billy Griffin Smith Sr.

Mr. Billy Griffin Smith Sr., age 68 of Centre, passed away Tuesday, June 12th at Kindred Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 3PM Friday, June 15th at Perry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Bishop officiating. Burial will follow at Jennings Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3PM Friday at…

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Ronald Wayne Burke

Ronald Wayne Burke, age 61 of Summerville, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at his residence. Mr. Burke was born in Salinas, Kansas in August 12, 1956, son Charles Wayne Burke and the late Shirley Christine Woods Burke. He was of the Baptist Faith and prior to retirement was a supervisor with Mohawk Industries. He…

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Carl Clayton Johnson

Carl Clayton Johnson, age 80, of Summerville, GA, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the Oakview Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Johnson was born October 29, 1937, in Summerville, GA, son of the late Webb and Margaret Everett Johnson.  Prior to his retirement, he was self-employed in the construction industry.  In addition to his…

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James Austin Hall

James Austin Hall, age 77 of Trion, Georgia passed away Monday, June 11, 2018 at the Shepherd Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Hall was born in Trion, Georgia on April 20, 1941, son of the late Noah B. Hall and Audrey E. Jenkins. He was a member of the Ridgeway Baptist Church and was…

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Charles Wendell Garner Sr

Charles Wendell Garner Sr., 79, of Jonesboro, Georgia formerly of LaFayette and Trion area passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018. Wendell worked in the trucking industry and was a certified IRS Tax Examiner for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry “Sam” Garner and Mamie Willingham Garner; sister, Dorothy Spain; brothers,…

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Margaret E. Dunphy

Margaret E. Dunphy age 91 of Cloudland, GA passed away Saturday- June 9, 2018 at her residence. Mrs. Dunphy was born May 23, 1927 in Lexington, KY to the late Lee Roy and Carrie James Douglas. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Dunphy is preceded in death by her son;…

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TARA DAWN ADAMS

TARA DAWN ADAMS, age 42, of Woodland Avenue, Summerville, Georgia passed away June 6, 2018, at her residence.  A native of Chattooga County, She was a daughter of the late Beverly Galloway Chisolm and Ricky Adams, who survives.             Surviving are daughter, Jada Hennon; father, Ricky Adams; brother, Lorel Adams; and half brother, Logan Adams;…

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Patricia Ann Flanagan Cook

Patricia Ann Flanagan Cook age 75 of Summerville, GA passed away Friday- June 8, 2018 at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Cook was born May 9, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Robert and Barbara Ann Flanagan.  She was retired from Redmond Regional Medical Center and was of the Baptist faith. She is…

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Emma Jean Woods Scoggins

At the age of 86, Emma Jean Woods Scoggins, of Gore, GA, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, June 7, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her husband, William Fred Scoggins. She is survived by her son, Steve Fred Scoggins; her sister, Virginia Million; her grandchildren, Stacie Scoggins Marshall and…

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Elizabeth Joyce Stalker

Mrs. Elizabeth Joyce Stalker, age 69, of Gaylesville, AL, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mrs. Stalker was born September 19, 1948, in Summerville, GA, daughter of the late Richard and Robbie Lee Lingerfelt.  She was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church, and prior to her retirement, worked…

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Carson James Stalker, Jr.

Carson James Stalker, Jr., 43, of Gaylesville, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mr. Stalker was born April 27, 1975, in Southfield, MI, son of Carson James Stalker, Sr. and the late Elizabeth Joyce Lingerfelt Carson.  He was employed with Shaw Industries. Mr. Stalker is survived by his son,…

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CAVALIER EUGENIA HUDGINS MARTIN

MRS.  CAVALIER  EUGENIA HUDGINS MARTIN, – Age 84, of Lyerly, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, June 6, with her family at her bedside. She was the widow of the late Lovett Martin, Sr. and was preceded in death by her son, Robert Martin, parents, the late Thelma Finley and Louise Strickland Finley. Survivors are her five sons,…

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