Obituary Information

Judi Brown Anderson
Judi Brown Anderson transitioned to be in Heaven with The Lord on Friday, August 15th, 2014, from complications associated with cancer. She was born Judith Amelia Sampson on June 2nd, 1939, in Harriman, Tennessee, where she spent her childhood. In 1956, she married Sam Brown, eventually moving to Trussville, AL, then Tampa, FL, and finally to Snellville, Georgia. They raised their three children, and divorced in 1984. While living in Snellville, she founded Judi?s Upholstery and made many lifelong friends through this business. She met her husband, Jim Anderson, through her business and they married in 1989, and moved to Monroe, GA, where they have lived for the past 16 years. Judi had many gifts and was a smart creative woman who could make all kinds of different things. She had a good eye for design and quality and always did everything with excellence. Her motto was ?Anything worth doing is worth doing well?. Judi was also a great encourager. She always made her family feel loved and told them they could do anything they wanted in life. She was always there for her family and was willing to help them in any way that she could. Judi also loved baseball and spent countless hours watching her children and grandchildren play ball. She was a huge Atlanta Braves fan and adored Greg Maddux. In music, she was comforted listening to David Phelps, and regretted that she was never able to see him perform in person. She enjoyed spending time with her dogs, Millie and Sadie, who were her close companions these last few years. She is survived by her loving husband, Jim Anderson, Monroe GA, her three children, Teresa Turner (Doug) of Miramar Beach, FL, Mitch Brown (Connie Macy) of Lawrenceville, GA, and Christy Barnett (Mark Harris) of Oxford, GA, four grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, her sister, Trudy Edwards, Harriman, TN, and her brother, Johnny Sampson. Douglasville, GA. She was predeceased by her mother and father, as well as her brothers, David Sampson and Joe Sampson A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 6th, 2014, at 2:00 pm at Center Hill Baptist Church, 2940 Gratis Rd NW, Monroe, GA. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Jimmy Tanner
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Barney "Buddy" Jones
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Marilyn Tyson
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Major Donald Smith
Major Donald C. Smith Major Donald Clark Smith, age 82, resident of Monroe,GA died on August 26, 2014. He was born in Beulah, Alabama on May 17, 1932 to the late Mary McCain Smith and the late Benj Barber Smith. He retired From the United States Air Force in 1971, after serving 20 years of service as a Regular officer where he was awarded numerous medals with the highest being The Bronze Star. He graduated from The University of Nebraska at Omaha with a degree in Political Science then went on to obtain his doctorates degree of Jurisprudence from John Marshall School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia He is survived by his wife, Sandra Hines Smith of Monroe; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra Gay and William Chris Argo, sons and daughter-in-laws: Don and Adela Smith, Benj and Elizabeth Smith along with two sisters Shelby Campbell of Columbus,GA and Bennie Dorough of Valley, AL; eight grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild. A graveside service was held on Friday, August 29, 2014 at Hill Haven Memorial Gardens with Rev. Jeff Clegg officiating. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at
Dorothy Helen Moss
Dorothy Helen Peters Moss, age 85, of Scottdale, died on August 26, 2014. She was born in Morgan County on May 9, 1929, to the late Lounell and William Peters. She was preceded in death by her brothers, the late George Peters, and the late William Bobby Peters. She is survived by her husband, Clinton Moss; daughters and sons-in-law, Cecelia and Ricky Cardell, Donna and Malcolm Burney, Sherry "Lynn" and Mike Bramlette; son and daughter-in-law, Clinton Deryal and Betty Jean Moss; eight grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. A Funeral service will be held on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Luke Durden officiating. Interment will follow at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at
J.C. "Shep" Shepard, Jr.
J.C. "Shep" Shepard Jr., 89, of Social Circle, GA, passed to be with his beloved wife of 50 years Elizabeth "Liz" Clay Shepard on August 25, 2014. Born Dec. 20, 1924, he was the son of the late James Curtis Shepard and Jessie V. Shepard Studdard. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Bill Shepard. Educated in the Social Circle City School system, he attended The University of Georgia before enlisting in the US Army during WWII, serving in the Pacific Theater. Upon returning to Social Circle, he was a farmer, businessman, developer and civic leader. Due to his 28 year service on the Social Circle City Council, along with his financial generosity, he led much of the infrastructure development of present day Social Circle. As a lifelong member of Social Circle United Methodist Church, he donated the entire property of his adjoining home place for church expansion. He was a dedicated choir member, celebrating the Lord through his love of music, performing weekly singing for 24 years at a local Alzheimer unit and even a solo church performance marking his 80th birthday. He was a charter member of the Social Circle Lions Club as well as a founding member of the Covington Elks Club. Shep was a 60 year member of the Dawson Masonic Lodge 68, achieving the level of York Rite Shriner. Shep is survived by his loving family, daughter Callie Shepard Moreland of Monroe GA, son Jim and Elaine Shepard of Monroe GA, and daughter Nancy Shepard and Dr. John McKissick of Athens GA. He is further survived by his wife of 17 years, Margie Gray Shepard and step son Conner Gray of Atlanta GA and step daughter Angie Gray of Covington GA. Shep and Liz have 7 grandchildren: Rob (Kelly) Dally, Clay (Melinda) Dally, Whitney M. (Brock) Crain, Matt Shepard, Lindsay Shepard (Josh) Stovall, Chase (Heidi) McKissick, Mary Ann McKissick (Michael) Hermosillio, and 9 dearly loved great grandchildren. A Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Meadows Funeral Home in Monroe, GA. Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 11:00 am and the Social Circle First United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Social Circle city Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at
Steve Aldridge
Steve Aldridge Stevie Leon "Steve" Aldridge, age 44, of Monroe, died on August 17, 2014. He was born in Clarke County on May 22, 1970 to Annette and Henry Aldridge. He is survived by his mother and father, Annette Dalton Aldridge and Henry Leon Aldridge of Monroe; sisters, Kristy Peters of Monroe, Sandy Aldridge of Monroe; brother, Todd Dalton of Monroe; niece, Charley Dalton; nephews, Dalton Peters, Cole Peters and Garrett Stowe. Funeral services were Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Scroggs officiating. Interment followed at Hill Haven Memory Gardens. Please sign the guestbook online at Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Edith Vollmer
Edith Vollmer Edith L Vollmer, age 88, of Demorest, Georgia died on August 13, 2014. She was born in Jersey City, NJ on November 7, 1925 to the late Edith Brado Wolfle and the late August Louis Wolfle. Edith resided in Staten Island NY, Bayport, Patchogue LI NY and St. Augustine Florida. She is survived by her husband, Paul Vollmer Sr., sons and daughters-in-law, Paul and Navi Vollmer, Jr. and, Calvin and Kathy Vollmer , brothers Rev.Greg Wolfle and John Wolfle; seven grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Georgia National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Gentiva Hospice at 855 Gaines School Rd. Athens, GA 30605. Please sign the guestbook online at Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Judith Marlow
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