Obituaries

Mrs. Sarah Maxwell Blackmon

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

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

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

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”

   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

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

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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Melvin Eugene Allen

Melvin Eugene Allen age 63, of Elberton, Georgia, passed Friday, March 24, 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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Mrs. Donna Lynn Mize Childs

Mrs. Donna Lynn Mize Childs, 57, of Parkwood Drive, Elberton, wife of Steve Lanier Childs, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017, at her residence. Memorial service arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later. Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com. Berry Funeral Home …

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Mrs. Ima Nell Owen Hufstetler

Mrs. Ima Nell Owen Hufstetler, 92, of E. Tate Street, Elberton, wife of 45 years to the late Loy Leander Hufstetler, entered into rest on Monday, March 13, 2017, at her residence.   Mrs. Hufstetler was born in Elbert County on September 18, 1924, daughter of the late John Shannon …

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