Obituary Information

Dorothy "Dot" Shelnutt
No obituary available
Joy Tuschl
Joy Lynn Tuschl, age 59, of Monroe, died on June 24, 2017. She was born in Jacksonville, FL on April 6, 1958 to the late Josephine Earhart Patton and the late James Patton. She was preceded in death by her son, the late Jimmy Tuschl, and by her brother, the late Robert Allan Patton. She is survived by her husband, Jim Tuschl of Monroe; sons, Thomas Tuschl, Robert Tuschl, and Chris Tuschl, and 2 grandchildren. A Funeral Mass was held on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 6:00 pm at St. Anna's Catholic Church with Father Dan Toof officiating. Interment took place at Westlawn Cemetery in Gretna, Louisiana. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Ronnie Peters
James "Ronnie" Peters, age 70, of Good Hope, died on June 25, 2017. He was born on July 22, 1946 to the late Doris Malcom Peters and the late Malvin Peters. Also known as "Pop" he was a favorite person and best friend of many. One thing Pop taught his family was love is forever and to love Jesus. It gives his family comfort knowing he is with the Good Lord and not hurting anymore. He is survived by his daughters and sons in law, Nicole and Keith Armistead of Good Hope, Keri and Jason Brown of Good Hope; son and daughter in law, Brandon and Wendy Peters of Watkinsville; 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. A funeral service was held on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Bonnie Peters officiating. Interment followed at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Bobbie Faye Miller
In the early morning hours of June 22, 2017 Bobbie F. Miller passed on to her heavenly reward, her eternal rest, safe in the arms of Jesus. Bobbie Faye (Castleberry) Miller was born in Talladega, Alabama, August 7, 1936, to Jesse Edward and Leona Minnie Chappel Castleberry. She was a graduate of Talladega High School and after graduation went to Toccoa Falls Institute (TFI), where she graduated 1958 and stayed to work in the office, serving as administrative assistant to Dr. Kelly Barnes. Marshall Forress Miller married Bobbie in November of 1964, after meeting her the previous summer. In addition to working at the office at TFI she worked at banks in Toccoa and Stow, Ohio. After getting an education degree from Kent State University she taught kindergarten and other elementary grades for almost forty years at Chapel Hill Christian School, DeKalb Christian Academy, Providence Christian Academy and continued to work part time at Faith Academy in Loganville. Teaching, encouraging and molding young lives was very rewarding to her as was her involvement in churches in Alabama, Ohio, and Georgia, especially the adult Sunday School classes at Summit Baptist Church in Loganville. The joys of her life were her marriage to Marshall Forress Miller, her son Kevin and his family - wife Renee, granddaughters Callie and Cassie and son Kyle and his family - wife Elizabeth, grandson Max and granddaughters Sarah and Caroline. She is survived by her sister Patricia Anne Hendricks and brother Edward Earl Castleberry. Her sister Martha Raye and brother-in-law William Parks preceded her in death. Many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and the countless students she taught over her life will mourn her passing. Funeral services will be Sunday, June 25, at 4:00 p.m. at Summit Baptist Church, 3080 Highway 81 S, Loganville, Georgia, Pastor Jason Rothe officiating. The family will receive visitors prior to the service at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Toccoa Falls College, in memory of Bobbie Miller. 107 Kincaid Drive, Toccoa Falls, GA 30598, or by donating online at https://toccoafallscollege.wufoo.com/forms/donation-form/
Melissa Parker
Melissa Malcom Parker, age 41, of Monroe, died on June 21, 2017. She was born in Athens, GA on September 22, 1975 to the late Gail Malcom and Wayne Malcom of Monroe, GA. Melissa was a dedicated educator to the children of Walton County and a loving mother to her three beautiful daughters. She is survived by her husband, Todd Parker of Monroe; daughters, Abigail, Emma, and Madelyn; brother, Brent Malcom of Monroe; aunt, Jane Broach of Monroe. A funeral service was held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Fountain of Grace Baptist Church officiating. Interment followed at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Joe Powell
Joseph Powell Joseph Earl Powell, age 87, of Social Circle, died on June 19, 2017. He was born in Alexander City, Alabama on September 12, 1929 to the late Jessie Jarvis Powell and the late J.L. Powell. He was preceded in death by his son and daughter in law, the late Greg Powell and the late Vickie Powell. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Powell of Social Circle; son and daughter in law, Jeff and DeLana Powell of Social Circle; brother and sister in law, James and Shirley Powell of Alexander City, AL; grandchildren: Kelly Powell, Clint and Ani Powell, Shawn and Angela Powell, Brent and Melinda Powell, Chance Powell; and 6 great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 1:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. JC Studdard and Rev. Clint Powel officiating. Interment will follow at Willow Springs Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Wade Jones
No obituary available - In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lighthouse World Outreach Center Building Fund.
Christopher Sean Nolan
He was known as Sean and born November 9, 1971 at Ft. Benning Army Hospital to Marilyn M. Nolan and M. L. Nolan. He is survived by his wife, Tonya L. Nolan, son Christopher Bryce Nolan, and daughter Bailee N. Nolan. Also his brother Scott Nolan, his mother, his father. He became an avid Florida Gator fan at 10 years of age and never ever changed his support of the team! Sean also loved to cheer for the Social Circle Redskins, Atlanta Falcons and Braves, as well as any team his children were on. He was a devoted husband and father who led by example and always put Christ first. He wanted his children to share his experiences and travels. He loved to cook and try new ways to prepare anything on the grill or stove. Sean was a very active member of Monroe Church of God who ran the audio system like a pro, taught Sunday school, was a Youth leader, part of the cooking team, Men's Fellowship Group and a leader of the Upward program. He loved his church family. Additionally he coached Bryce's baseball and football teams. Later he also coached several travel baseball teams. Bryce's Middle School baseball team was undefeated the year Sean was the assistant coach. After almost two years of fighting esophageal cancer and related complications, Sean passed away on June 17, 2017. We had prayed for more time together, but God has a better plan for him. Now we will continue to watch the Gators in his honor and remember him dearly. Please know that time is precious and shouldn't be wasted carelessly. Tell your family and friends you love them. Grandparents: Cdr. Randolph and Mrs. Gwen Moore, of Lavonia, GA; Col. Hubert and Mrs. Julia Nolan, both deceased Aunts and uncle: Roz Moore, Jocelyn Moore, Anna Shackleford, Linda McAlister, Sam Nolan Nephew Mason Harwell and niece Kelsey Harwell children of Marcus and Kristie Harwell and nephew Tristen Jones and nieces McKayla Jones and Lily Jones children of Hope Jones. Also many cousins survive Sean. A funeral service was held at the Monroe Church of God on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Interment followed at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Lois B Fuller
Lois Bradshaw Fuller, age 97, of Monroe, died on June 2, 2017. She was born in Walton County on April 26, 1920 to the late Nellie Passmore Bradshaw and the late Clifford Bradshaw. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Lester Jenkins Fuller, son, the late Clifford Fuller,and granddaughter, the late Lynne Freeman. Surviving are: son and daughter in law, Lester Fuller, Jr. and wife, Edith of Monroe; grandchildren: Pamela and Johnny Freeman, Sandra and Alan Carr, Glenn Freeman, Patricia and Michael Rogers, Eric Fuller; great grandchildren: Joshua Freeman, Jordan and Leslie Freeman, Aleaha and Chris Whitus, Noah Carr, Riley Freeman, Sidney Fuller, Kelsie and Jason Davis, Kyndell Fowler; and great great grandchildren: Aubrey Freeman, Gavin Freeman, Dallas Freeman, Adalyn Davis, and Mallory Whitus. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Lee officiating. Interment followed at Eastview Cemetery in Conyers, GA.
Kenneth Cabe
Kenneth Eugene Cabe, age 62, of Social Circle, died on June 1, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Ga on September 15, 1954 to the late Katherine Standridge Cabe and the late Hubert Lee Cabe. He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Joyce Williams Cabe. Often known as (Paw Paw), (Uncle Kenney) or (Caveman), Kenneth is survived by his daughters, and sons in law, Jody and Ashley Cason of Monroe, Jonie Cabe and Travis Early of Social Circle; sisters, Barbara Leonard of Cumming, Patricia Boswell of Jasper; brother, Bobby Cabe of FL; grandchildren, Wesley Cason, Rodney Cason, Angel Mayer, Jacob Early, and 2 Great Grandchildren. A funeral service was held on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 3:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Rev. Glen English officiating. Interment followed at Resthaven Cemetery.
Wayne Wellborn
Bobby Wayne Wellborn, age 65, of Monroe, died on May 31, 2017. He was born in Jonesboro, GA on May 23, 1952 to the late Lelia Roberts Wellborn and the late Robert Lewis Wellborn. He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Matilda Wellborn. He is survived by his daughter, Melessia Griffith of Monroe; son, Richard Wellborn of Monroe; sisters, Carol Wynn of Bryan, TX Cathy Persichetti of Monroe; brother and sister in law, Ray and Linda Wellborn of Social Circle; grandchildren, Benjamin Griffith and Priscilla Griffith. Funeral services were Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 1:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Gloria Farmer, Rev. Janie Autry, and Rev. Wayne Hicks officiating. Interment followed at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com
Lisa Poss-Bray
Lisa Poss Bray, 63, of Alpharetta passed away on May 28, 2017, after many years of fighting multiple sclerosis. Born in Good Hope, GA she earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry and Mathematics from Georgia Southwestern State University in 1974. She continued her education at the University of Georgia where she earned her Master of Education degree in 1978. She was a chemistry teacher at Carver Junior High School for 5 years before starting a successful and fulfilling career with AT&T in 1980. During her 26 years working at AT&T she held various technical and managerial IT positions, made lifelong friends and "had a lot of great adventures" before retiring in 2006. Lisa was the daughter of the late Milton and Allison Poss of Good Hope. She is survived by her husband, Hugh Bray of Alpharetta; daughter Valerie Schicho and wife, Jenny Stevens, of Atlanta; step-daughter Michelle Grant and husband Quint, of Adairsville; granddaughters Allison Stevens, Emily Rich, and Peyton Grant; sisters, Nan Poss Smith and husband Paul Monahan of Braselton, Celia Poss Thompson and husband Mike of Gainesville; brother John Poss and wife Beth of Good Hope; nieces Kellie Smith of Brookhaven, Sheyra Davis and husband Cody of Marion, OH, Victoria Messer of Good Hope; nephews Eric Thompson and wife Lindsey of Cumming, Will Thompson and finace Jennifer of Canton, Wesley Smith and wife Taylor of Brookhaven; a numerous cousins and a great-niece and nephew. There will be a visitation and funeral service on Friday, June 2, 2017 in Monroe. The visitation will be from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Good Hope Christian Church Cemetery. Following internment, family and friends will gather at the Blue Willow Inn in Social Circle to share stories and celebrate Lisa's life with food, laughter, and love. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the MS Center of Atlanta, 3200 Downwood Circle NW, Suite 550 Atlanta GA 30327, or online at www.mscatl.org/donate.aspx
Don Armistead
Don Armistead, 70, of Good Hope, GA passed away on May 29, 2017. Don was born on March 25, 1947 in Monroe, GA to the late Allene Meadows and Thomas Martin Armistead. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Lynn Tingle Armistead. Surviving members of his family are his sons, Robert and Justin Armistead of Madison, GA; sisters and brother-in-lawâ??s, Audrey and Sidney Harvey of Farmington, GA, Jerry and Charles Giles of Bishop, GA, June and Jerry Lott of Monroe, GA; brothers and sister-in-lawâ??s Frank Armistead of Good Hope, GA, Coty Armistead of Bostwick, GA, Terry and June Armistead of Colbert, GA. A funeral service was held on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral home, with Rev. Lonnie Blackmon officiating. Interment followed at Stapps Family Cemetery in Rutledge, GA. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.