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Juanita Overcash

Juanita (Nita) Roberts Overcash, age 77, of Conyers, passed away on Friday February 24, 2012. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at 11:00 AM in the ...

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Laura Barnes

Laura Holcomb Barnes, age 53 of McDonough, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 31 years, John I. “Butch” Barnes, McDonough; daughter ...

Sara King

Mrs. Sara C. King, age 72, of Covington, GA, passed away February 23, 2011. Wheeler Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the Arrangements. (770) 786-7111. www.wheelerfuneralhome.com

Herbert Cousin

Herbert Cousin, also known as “Pete or Cuz”, age 85, of Stockbridge, died Monday, February 20, 2012. He served his country in the U.S. Army for 23 years ...

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Robert Timian

Robert “Bob” Cecil Timian departed this life quietly and peacefully after a long battle with illness on Monday, January 30, 2012. He was born in Milwaukee, WI on ...

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Robert Rust

Mr. Robert Manning Rust, age 66 of Conyers, died Wednesday, February 15, 2012. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Louise Rust. He is survived by his ...

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William Davis

Mr. William Albert (Bill) Davis, Jr., age 84 of Conyers, died Tuesday, February 14, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Holloway Davis. He is survived by ...

Ruby Mcclendon

Funeral services for Ruby Boland McClendon, age 89, will be held Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 2 p.m. CST at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. The Rev. Woody Brown and Rev ...

Aubrey Cole

The family of Aubrey A. Cole, Jr., age 78 of Conyers and Lithonia, Georgia is deeply saddened to announce his passing on February 16, 2012. He was preceded in death ...

Mary Dickerson

Mary Mercer Dickerson, of Covington, GA and formerly of Ashford, AL, died in Georgia on Thursday, February 16, 2012. She was 81. Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday ...

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Ronald Roosekrans

Ronald Roosekrans, 77, of Sedona, Arizona, recently made his transition surrounded by his family. He was born on April 25, 1934 in Bronx, New York and was a 30 year ...

Lee Turner

Jimmie Lee Turner, age 64 of Conyers, died Wednesday, February 15, 2012. She was preceded in death by her sister, Jamie Bridges. Mrs. Turner is survived by her husband, Guy ...

Dennis Homer

Dennis A. Homer, age 56, of Conyers, died Thursday, February 16, 2012. Arrangements by Henry Funeral Home, Lithonia, 770-482-4411, henryfuneral.com.

Donna Purmort

Donna Purmort, age 53, of Covington, passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2012. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. at Horis A. Ward ...

Jack Brooks

Mr. Jack Raymond Brooks, Sr., 86 of Covington passed away February 11, 2012 at Riverside Healthcare Center. Mr. Brooks is survived by his sons Jack Brooks, Jr. and Mark Brooks ...

Mary Henderson

Mrs. Mary Grace Henderson, age 94, of Mansfield passed away February 13, 2012. She was born May 10, 1917 to the late Augustus Frank and Bertha Elder Jones in Mansfield ...

Rita Carter

Rita Ann Carter of Conyers, GA passed away Saturday February 11, 2012 at her home, following a year-long battle with cancer. She loved and was loved by her family ...

Rheba Oglesbee

Rheba Hart Oglesbee, age 95, of Social Circle, GA passed away February 12, 2012. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary line)

Amanda Sellars

Mrs. Amanda Banks Sellars, age 82, of Mansfield passed away February 10, 2012. She was born in Monticello, Georgia on May 8, 1929 to the late Holland and Lurline Henderson ...

Barbara Frazier

Barbara Frazier, age 80 of Conyers, died Thursday, February 9, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Frazier, Sr. Mrs. Frazier is survived by her daughter ...

Walter Eubanks

Walter Eubanks, Jr., formerly of Conyers, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the age of 89. Walter was born on Oct. 7, 1922 in Decatur, GA. He is survived ...

Vivian Holcomb

Vivian Estelle Holcomb, age 80, of Conyers, GA died on February 7, 2012. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182 www.metroembalming.com

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Robert McCart

Mr. Robert J. McCart, age 82 of Conyers, a retired Tool and Die maker, died Thursday, February 9, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joyce Stallings ...

Claudia Brown

Claudia Henderson Brown age 96, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2012. She was born in Blanche, Alabama to the late Veldora Dayton & Ovie Isobel McRae Henderson ...

Gene Mance

Mr. Gene B. Mance, Sr., age 77 of Conyers, originally from Florence, Alabama, died Wednesday, February 8, 2012. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Ben and ...

Gerald Hughes

Gerald Hughes, age 68, of Conyers, passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2012. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2012, at Horis A. Ward’s Rockdale ...

Daisy Thomas

Ms. Daisy Miller Thomas, age 60, of Conyers, died Monday, February 6, 2012 at At Home Hospice. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Harriet Miller. She ...

John Donald

Mr. John Howard Donald, 53, of Covington, GA passed away peacefully on February 6, 2012 after a three year long battle with illness. Funeral services for John will be held ...

Edna Mills

Mrs. Edna Virginia Turner Mills, age 86 of Chester, VA, previously of Conyers, GA, died Wednesday, February 8, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hiram James (Jay ...

Robert Trusty

Robert Noel Trusty, age 72, of Conyers, GA died on February 7, 2012. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182 www.metroembalming.com

Dennis Johnson

Dennis Johnson, age 55, of Atlanta, GA died on January 31, 2012. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182 www.metroembalming.com

Linda Mae Hicks

Linda Mae Hicks, age 62, of Scottdale, GA, passed away February 8, 2011. Wheeler Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the Arrangements. (770) 786-7111. www.wheelerfuneralhome.com

Walter Williams

Mr. Walter Glenn Williams, 57 of Oxford passed away February 7, 2012 at Rockdale Medical Center surrounded by his family. Mr. Williams was a loving father and grandfather who was ...

Ethan Kirby

Ethan Wyatt Kirby, age 1 month and 15 days, of Conyers Ga, passed away on Monday, Feburary 6, 2012 at 11:55 am at Dekalb Medical (NICU). He was preceeded in ...

Raymond Hiatt

Mr. Raymond Earl Hiatt, age 89 of Conyers, died Tuesday, February 7, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Maxine Bonner Hiatt. He is survived by his ...

Anita Huff

Anita Oldham Huff, 72, died February 5, 2012. A native of Atlanta, GA, she was a daughter of the late William and Sarah Parr Oldham, and was the widow of ...

Arwin Massey

Arwin Allen Massey, age 69 of Conyers, died Thursday, February 2, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Jewell Massey; parents, Allen Lee and Bessie Pearl Massey ...

Lula Mae Sims

Mrs. Lula Mae Summerour Sims passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at the age of 95. She was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice Othel Sims and son ...

Nora Johnson

Nora Cornelia White Johnson, 91, widow of C. Estes Johnson, of Conyers, GA, died January 30, 2012 surrounded by her family. Born February 13, 1920 in Conyers, GA, she was ...

Helen Young

Helen T. Young of Oxford, passed away January 31, 2012, at the age of 68. Mrs. Young was a nurse at Rockdale Medical Center for nearly 40 years. She enjoyed ...

Opal West

Mrs. Opal M. West, age 81 of Conyers, died Wednesday, February 1, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Audrey Merritt; brother, F.A. Merritt and sister ...

Nora Johnson

Nora Cornelia White Johnson, 91, widow of C. Estes Johnson, of Conyers, GA, died January 30, 2012 surrounded by her family. Born February 13, 1920 in Conyers, GA, she was ...

William Wilson

William Lewis Wilson, age 63, of Conyers, GA died on January 30, 2012. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182 www.metroembalming.com

Glenda Washburn

Glenda Nichols Washburn, age 63 of Conyers, died Sunday, January 29, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Glenn Washburn; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and ...

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Larry Kirkus

Mr. Larry Kirkus, age 68 of Conyers, died January 29, 2012. He was preceded in death by parents, Carlton & Betty Kirkus. He is survived by his fiance, Diane Shubert ...

L.D. Johnston

L.D. Johnston, age 89, of Covington, GA passed away January 28, 2012. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary line) www.caldwellandcowan.com

Carl Suter

Carl W. Suter, Sr., of Covington, passed away January 26, 2012, at the age of 89. Mr. Suter was a veteran of the United States Army, and served his country ...

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Joseph Dailey

Major Joseph Byron Dailey, retired Georgia State Patrol, age 87 of Conyers, died January 27, 2012. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 65 years, Myrtice H ...

Mary Hardman

Mary Frances Hardman, age 97, of Covington, GA passed away January 27, 2012. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, (770) 786-7062, (770) 784-5582 (24 hr. obituary line) www.caldwellandcowan.com ...

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Bernice Gattis

B.T. (Junior) Gattis, age 82 of Conyers, died Wednesday, January 25, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Eloise Gattis; sons and daughters-in-law, Troy D. and Yara Gattis ...