Obituary Information

Marci Salyer
Marci Ann Salyer, 41, of Monore, passed away at 6:30 AM, Friday, March 24, 2017 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens, GA. She was born May 11, 1975 in Decatur, GA to Larry and Glenda Hilliard. She married Webster Salyer, Jr. on August 29, 1998. She is survived by her loving husband Webster, her two sons Walker and Mason, her Mother and Father Glenda and Larry Hilliard many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins who loved her dearly. Marci was a long time resident of Monroe where she lived since her marriage at the age of 23. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 1998 and was an interior designer and loving mother. She loved to spend time with her family at the lake, she enjoyed watching her boys excel in multiple sports. She enjoyed watching UGA football and visiting with friends and family as much as possible. The visitation is from 3 PM until 5 PM on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Meadows Funeral Home, 760 Hwy 11 SE, Monroe, GA 30655. The funeral service will follow on Monday, March 27 at 3:00pm at the Meadows Funeral Home. Reverend Todd Ware will be officiating. The burial will be at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to the Salyer Family via www.gofundme.com/salyer-family-fund or via mail 802 Windfield Way, Monroe, GA 30655.
Elizabeth Ray (Betty) Williamson
Elizabeth Ray "Betty" Williamson, age 86, of Monroe, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 24, 2017. She was born in Athens, Georgia on June 24, 1930 to the late Sylvester Gibson Ray and Lillie Mae Ray. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Benjamin C. Williamson, Jr. Betty is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Linda Williamson of Grayson, daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Mike Gasaway of Monroe, and daughter, Gail Williamson of Monroe; grandchildren: Kenny (Ashley) Christie of Lawrenceville, Michael (Lacy) Christie of Columbia, SC, Rae Elizabeth Hepner of Lexington, SC, James (Rachel) Gasaway of Augusta, and Williamson Gasaway of Athens; great-grandchildren: Trevor, Jack, Payton, Aly, Sadie, Marleigh, Bailey, Ellie and Reesa, and three spoiled fur babies - Biscuit, Bouncer and Leo; numerous cherished nieces and nephews. Betty graduated from Athens High School in 1945 and began a career at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. While at Metropolitan, she met agent Ben Williamson, whom she married in 1953. After taking time out to raise a family, she went to work for the University of Georgia Extension Services. Beginning in June of 1967 until her retirement in October of 1995, Betty served as Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent of the Walton County Board of Education. To express their gratitude and appreciation for her dedication to the citizens, and especially the youth, the Office of Mayor, the City Council and the People of Monroe, Georgia, proclaimed October 26, 1995 as Betty Williamson Day. After retirement, Betty worked part-time for the Monroe-Walton County Library. She enjoyed reading, gardening, watching UGA football, and most of all, spending time with her family and friends. Betty was a member of Walker Baptist Church in Monroe and enjoyed the fellowship of the Ladies II Sunday School Class. Funeral services will be held on Monday March 27th at 11:00 A.M. at the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Rev. Sam Prince and the Rev. Chris Conner officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Cemetery. Those desiring can make contributions to the following: Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org or Affinis Hospice, Community Health Foundation, 1005 Boulder Drive, Gray, GA 30132, In Memory of Betty Williamson.
Fred Porter Wiley
Fredrick Porter Wiley, age 92, of Social Circle, died on March 17, 2017. He was born in Walton County, GA on July 6, 1924 to the late Claude Thomas Wiley and Margaret Porter Wiley. He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Mamie Bell Wiley; son, the late Phillip Wiley; sister, the late Dorothy Parker. He is survived by his daughters Elise Hinkle of Social Circle and Amy Poole of Social Circle; and his sister, Elizabeth Wiley of Social Circle. He had 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart and the French Legion of Honor medals. A visitation will be held on Friday, March 24, 2017 between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00pm at Meadows Funeral Home. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 2:00pm in the sanctuary of the Social Circle United Methodist Church. Donations to Gideons International are requested in lieu of flowers. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Valeria Peters
Valeria Stephens Peters, age 85, formerly of Athens, passed away on March 20, 2017 in Columbus, GA. She was born in Richmond County, GA on July 11, 1931 to the late Gladys Ford Stephens and the late William N. Stephens. She was raised in Monroe, GA. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Athens, Classic City Squares, and Athens Whitehead Civitans. She was a lifetime member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She was retired from General Times Westclock, after many dedicated years of service. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Ralph Merron Peters,Sr. of Monroe; daughters and sons in law, Denise and David Lockwood of Lynchburg, VA, Nancy and Barry Cohen of Boca Raton, Fl, Susan and David Norman of Winterville,GA, Stacey and Bryan Bonner of Columbus, GA; son and daughter in law, Ralph Merron Peters, Jr. and Terri Peters of Fort Campbell, Kentucky; 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.Visitation will be held on Friday, March 24, 2017 from 6-8pm at the Meadows Funeral Home in Monroe, Ga. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 3:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Granger officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Jerry Pittman
Jerry Pittman, age 72, of Centre, AL, formerly of Monroe, died on March 20, 2017. He was born in Walton County on February 20, 1945 to the late Willie Mae Davis and the late Curtis O. Pittman. He was preceded in death by his son, the late Gerald Lynn Pittman. He is survived by his wife, Donna Pittman of Centre, AL; daughter, Leyann Sutton; sisters, Betty Neely, Grace Bentley; brother, John P. Pittman; three grandchildren and two and a half great grandchildren. A funeral service was held on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 with Rev. Nathan Carol, Rev. Richard Coley, and Rev. Lonnie Blackmon 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.
Jane Mulkey
Jane Smith Mulkey, age 87, of Monroe, GA, passed away on March 20, 2017. She was born in Ball Ground, GA, Cherokee County on August 7, 1929 to parents John D. Smith of Marietta, GA. and Roberta Boling Smith of Ball Ground, GA. Jane grew up and lived in Marietta where she met Jess Oliver Mulkey of Marietta, GA. They were married on April 22, 1950. They lived the majority of their married life in Monroe. Jane attended the First Presbyterian Church of Monroe where she was an active member. Jane had many work experiences but her longest was with General Telephone (now Windstream). After retiring from Windstream, Jane and her husband spent many years traveling throughout the United. Jane was preceded in death by her brother James Edward Smith of Monroe, GA. and is survived by her husband of 67 years Jess Oliver Mulkey, her three daughters and sons-in-law Nan Mulkey O'Kelley (Rickie George O'Kelley, deceased), Debbie M. and Steve Long, and Kim M. and Lee Smith all of Monroe, GA. Grandson John Q. Francis, III and wife Corinne of Atlanta, GA., and three great-grand children Niko James, Jonas Oliver and Sibyl Lois Francis also survive her. A visitation was held Tuesday, March 21, 2017 between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm at Meadows Funeral Home. A funeral service was held Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm at First Presbyterian Church of Monroe on 500 Breedlove Drive with Rev. George Rogers officiating. In lieu of flowers the family ask donations be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Monroe. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com
David Jay Peters
David Jay Peters, age 60, of Rutledge, died on March 13, 2017. He was born in Morgan County on August 31, 1956 to the late Floy A. Wilson Peters and the late William Carl Peters. He was preceded in death by his brothers, the late Horace Peters, and the late Carlton Peters. Surviving are: wife, Sheryl Peters of Rutledge; daughters and son in law, Sonya Love of Rutledge, Tonyia and Richard Ferguson of Madison; sisters and brother in law, Elaine and Gary Hanson of Walnut Grove, Mary Peters of Madison, Carolyn Peters of Madison, Lisa Peters of Madison; grandchildren, William Owensby, III, Kayln Florence, Caleb Sheridan, Taylor Ferguson, Mekenzie Love; and great grandchildren, Casey Florence, and Emberlynn Owensby. A funeral will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Prospect United Methodist Church with Rev. Jimmy Hammond officiating. Interment will follow at Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Clinton Vernon Moss
Clinton Vernon "Boss" Moss Clinton Vernon Moss, age 90, of Scottdale, died on March 11, 2017. He was born in Ludville, GA on December 20, 1926 to the late Lula Burns Moss and the late Lee R. Moss. He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Dorothy Helen Moss; sisters, the late Frankie Hyde, the late Blanche Wimpey, the late Pauline Childres, Orie Smith; and brothers, the late Hubert Moss, the late Jay Moss, the late Leroy Moss, the late Wid Moss, and the late Edward Moss. He is survived by his daughters and sons in law, Cecelia and Ricky Cardell, Donna and Malcom Burney; Sherry Lynn and Mike Bramblette; son and daughter in law, Clinton and Betty Jean Moss; 8 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Wimpey and Rev. Anthony Wimpey officiating. Interment will follow at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Bobbie Byrd
Bobbie Lewis Byrd, age 88, of Monroe, died on March 10, 2017. He was born in Lexington, NC on April 19, 1928 to the late Johnsie Foard Byrd and the late Claude Byrd. Surviving are: wife, Peggy Byrd of Monroe; daughter and son in law, Pamela and Johnny Davis of Macon; son and daughter in law, Tim and Kareen Byrd of Monroe; 3 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. A funeral service was held on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Dr. Loretta Stone officiating. Interment followed at New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Betty Malcom
Betty Jewell Malcom, age 83, of Good Hope, died on February 22, 2017. She was born in Walton County on January 22, 1934 to the late Ruby Ernestine Wood Dalton and the late Charlie Thomas Dalton. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late John William (Billy Gus) Malcom, Jr.; sister, the late Edna Mae Roberts; and brother, the late Charles Mandford Dalton. Surviving are: son and daughter in law, William and Mary Malcom of Good Hope; sisters and brothers in law, Sue and Randy Witcher, Dorothy and John O'Kelley, Carol and Cliff Coker, Jane and Truman Robison, Marie and Larry Wilkerson; brothers and sisters in law, Bobby and Myrtle Dalton, Douglas and Barbara Dalton, Tommy Dalton; grandchildren, Cody Malcom, Brittany Malcom, Kelsey Malcom; and 4 great grandchildren. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 11:00 am at Good Hope Christian Church with Rev. Doyle Wallace officiating. Interment will follow at Good Hope Christian Church Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Kevin Watkins
Kevin Donald Watkins, age 54, of Monroe, died on February 22, 2017. He was born in Walton County on November 11, 1962 to the late Ruthleen Burrell Watkin, and the late James Michael Watkins. He is survived by his wife, Michelle Watkins of Monroe; son and daughter in law, Kyle and Sandra Watkins of Monroe; sister and brother in law, Donna and Terry Coleman of Monroe; brother and sister in law, Brian and Linda Watkins of Griffin; and grandson, Karter Watkins. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Durden officiating. Interment will follow at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Clifford Steven Angel
Clifford Steven Angel, age 63, of Bishop, died on February 18, 2017. He was born in Pickens County, GA on January 4, 1954 to the late Jean Stone Angel and the late Clifford Angel, Sr. He was preceded in death by his sister, the late Dorothy Mae Angel; brothers, the late David Angel and the late James Angel. He is survived by his wife, Rhinda Angel of Bishop; daughters and son-in-law, Lisa Michelle Whitley of Canton, GA and Brandi and Adam Harris of Winder, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Michele Whitley of Monroe, GA; sister, Mildred Hawbaker of Monroe, GA; brother, Bruce Angel of Rutledge, GA; grandchildren, Chris and Niki Lemmonds, Noah Lawson, Bailey Armistead, Christopher and Alaina Gordon; great grandchildren, Conner and Caroline Lemmonds. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.
Allen McCannon
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Charles and Bettie Bryant
CHARLES EDWARD BRYANT, Sr, age 86, of Good Hope, died on February 8, 2017. He was born in Grayson, GA on July 27, 1930 to the late Irene Blasingame Bryant and the late Jasper Lawson Bryant. He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Bettie Bryant; sons, the late Charles Eddie Bryant, and the late Myron Bryant, and grandson, the late Zachary Malcom Bryant. He is survived by his sons and daughters in law, Kerry and Catherine Bryant, Keith and Tracy Bryant; sister, Dorothy B. Malcom; brother and sister in law, Thomas and Ann Bryant; 8 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Harmony Baptist Church with Rev. Brant Calloway officiating. Interment will follow at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. BETTIE BRYANT, age 84, of Good Hope, died on February 8, 2017. She was born in Decatur, GA on February 11, 1932 to the late Bunny Boyce Gattis and the late James Gleaton Gattis, Sr. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Charles Bryant; sons, the late Charles Eddie Bryant, and the late Myron Bryant; and grandson, the late Zachary Malcom Bryant. She is survived by her sons and daughters in law, Kerry and Catherine Bryant, Keith and Tracy Bryant; sister, Charolette Gattis; 8 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Harmony Baptist Church with Rev. Brant Calloway officiating. Interment will follow at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.