Obituaries

Mrs. Jeanette Pitts Witcher

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Mrs. Jeanette Pitts Witcher ========== 89, of Ruckersville Road, Elberton, wife of the late Thomas Brantley Witcher, entered into rest on Monday, April 17, 2017, at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center following a sudden illness. Mrs. Witcher was born in Oglethorpe County on December 17, 1927, daughter of the late …

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Mr. Hugh Edward Bridges

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    Mr. Hugh Edward Bridges, 84, of Elberton, passed away Monday, April 17th at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital.   Mr. Bridges was born in Royston, Georgia to the late Clint  and Nancy Ray Bridges.   Mr. Bridges is survived by several relatives: Blake Bridges, Joshua Bridges, Roger Bridges, McKesley …

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Mr. Richard Barry Graham

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Mr. Richard Barry Graham ========== 61, of River Road, Carlton, passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospice House. Mr. Graham was born in Gwinnett County on June 4, 1955, son of the late Curtis Graham and the late Mary Lou Spence Graham. He was a US …

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Mrs. Sarah Maxwell Blackmon

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Mrs. Sarah Maxwell Blackmon, 88, of Dewy Rose, Georgia passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Piedmont Regional in Athens, Georgia.   Mrs. Blackmon was born in Elbert County, daughter of the late Charles S. and Lucy Higginbotham Maxwell.  She was the widow of Hudson Joshua Blackmon.  Mrs. Blackmon worked …

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Mrs. Mary Catherine “Cathy” Hendricks Smith

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Mrs. Mary Catherine “Cathy” Hendricks Smith, 71, of Wesley Chapel Road, Lexington, wife of the late Ronald Dale Smith, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at her sister’s residence in Elberton. Mrs. Smith was born in Madison County on December 29, 1945, daughter of the late James Randolph Hendricks …

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Michael Raymond Blanton

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Michael Raymond Blanton  62, of Athens, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Athens. The family will receive visitors at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29 at First Baptist Church of Athens. The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. with the Pastor John Woodall, Dr. Michael …

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Mrs. Sara Irene Turner Dickerson

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Mrs. Sara Irene Turner Dickerson 65, of Honeysuckle Road, Hartwell, wife of Larry Dickerson, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Dickerson was born in Anderson, SC on September 26, 1951, daughter of the late Ralph and Hilda Chitwood Turner. She was a homemaker and a …

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Melvin Eugene Allen “Pee Wee”

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   Melvin Eugene Allen “Pee Wee” age 63, of Elberton, Georgia passed Friday, March 24, 2017. Funeral service at 1:00 pm, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Rose Hill Baptist Church, Elberton, GA. Burial will be in the Carlton Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Elberton, GA.   Survivors include his wife: Cynthia White …

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Hazel Cleo Compton Parham

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n March 25, 2017, the beautiful and loving spirit of Hazel Cleo Compton Parham went to Heaven at home peacefully surrounded by her family. She was born on October 5, 1925. Her devotion as a wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother was a manifestation of a heart that was committed to …

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George Mike Fortson

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George Mike Fortson age 85, of Elberton, Georgia, passed Saturday, March 25, 2017.  Arrangements will be announced by Mack’s Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Elberton Chapel. On-line at  www.macksfuneralhome.com. (706) 283-4566  

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