Obituary Information

Doris "Dot" Moore
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Carolyn Oliver
Carolyn Oliver Carolyn Sorrells Oliver, age 92, of Monroe, died on January 21, 2015. She was born in Walton County on November 23, 1922 to the late Claudine Hester Sorrells and the late Clarence P. Sorrells. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Dallas Marvin Oliver, and by her son, the late Clarence â??Martyâ?? Marvin Oliver. Surviving are: daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Lewis Somberg of Brookfield, WI; son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Debbie Oliver of Hartwell; 6 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren. Funeral services will be Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. A visitation will be held from 12:30 pm until 2:00 pm, and the funeral service will begin at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Kader White officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Vernon Christian Church Cemetery. Flowers are accepted, or those desiring may make contributions to the Abbey Hospice Foundation at PO Box 68, Social Cricle, GA 30025. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Judy Callaway
Judy Callaway Judy Rebecca Callaway, age 57, of Covington, died on January 20, 2015. She was born in Walton County on April 23, 1957 to the late Thelma Thompson Jackson and the late Oscar Harold Jackson. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Steve Callaway. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Trish and Johnny Cox of Covington; son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Keely Callaway of Townville, SC, sisters, Diane Murrell of Ila, Sybil Walls of Monroe, Ann Ingram of Winder, Pam Mitchell of Monroe; grandchildren, Amanda Davis, Amber Davis, Emily Peters, Haley Callaway, Riley Callaway, Karly Callaway; great grandchildren, Kinsley Peters, and Kamden Peters. A memorial service was held on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Barrett officiating. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Marjorie Dodson
Marjorie Poole Dodson, age 92, of Loganville, died on January 13, 2015. She was born in Rockmart, GA on February 18, 1922 to the late Myrtle Jones Poole, and the late Guy Poole. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Ralph Dodson, and by her twin sons, the late Kerry Dodson, and the late Terry Dodson. Surviving are: sons and daughters-in-laws, Ralph Dodson of Loganville, Sam and Lucann Dodson of Snellville, Tim and Anita Dodson of Monroe; grandchildren, Tracie Dodson, Tania Dodson, Shay Rubin, Jack Dodson; great grandchildren, Carson Rubin and Kendall Rubin. Funeral services were held on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Don Malcom officiating. Interment followed at Eternal Hills Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Timothy Holder
Timothy Ray Holder, 46, of Statham, died on January 12, 2015 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. He was born and grew up in Walton County, Georgia and was preceded in death by his brother and hero, Tommy Holder. He is survived by his parents, Roy P. Holder and Miriam Rutledge Holder of Walton County, his partner and wife Kimberly Ellis and son Joseph Ray Ellis Holder of Statham, sister Carol Holder Anderson, brother-in-law Marty Anderson and nephew Judson Bret Anderson of Loganville and his niece Holli Holder. Tim grew up in Walton County and graduated from George Walton Academy where is excelled as a student and athlete, happy to tell you about his days of "playing both sides of the ball" for the GWA football team. He attended the University of Georgia. As a profession, Tim chose to work with and protect what he called earth's most precious resource, water. He worked with the treatment of water in both municipal and industrial settings. During his career, he worked for Standridge Color Corporation in Social Circle and the City of Social Circle. He was a proud employee of Athens-Clarke County's Water Reclamation department where he started as an operator in 2001, later served as a plant supervisor and finally the Superintendent for all three water reclamation plants in Athens-Clarke County. Tim loved Southern Rock, good BBQ, Andy Griffith, Sanford and Son and Georgia Bulldog Football. His greatest love was his family and friends. All could count on Tim to put a smile on their faces. The family would like to thank all the friends, too many to name, who provided love, support and faith during his battle. Kim and Joey would particularly like to thank the employees of Athens-Clarke County (present and past) for the care, love, support and many happy memories they have given to us. He was blessed to work with such fine people. Kim and Joey must also mention their thanks for the continued support and love shown by the staff of University Housing, University of Georgia. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com. Visitation will take place before the service from 12:00 - 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, Tim asked those to consider a donation to the University Cancer and Blood Center. Their fund assists patients struggling with the financial burden of fighting cancer.
Ellen Hogan
Dorothy Ellen Hogan, age 73, of Monroe, died on January 14, 2015. She was born in Walton County on July 2, 1941 to the late Naomi Hester Gordon and the late Bonnie Gordon. She was preceded in death by her son, the late Jimmy Hogan. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Betty and Steve Harris of Monroe, Carol and Larry Malcom of Athens; sons and daughters-in-law, Rickey and Linda Hogan of Monroe, Johnny and Norma Hogan of Monroe, Michael and Annette Hogan of Monroe; Sharon Hogan of Monroe; brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Connie Gordon of Monroe; 11 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild. A funeral service was held on Saturday, January 17, 2015, at 4:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Craig Arrington officiating. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Ellie Guthrie Sewell
Ellie Guthrie Sewell, age 88 of Monroe, died on January 14, 2015. She was born in Mansfield, GA on July 30, 1926 to the late Eva Anglin and the late Muray Thomas Anglin. She was preceded in death by her husbands, the late Alvin Guthrie, and the late Lee Sewell; her sisters, the late Kathryn Page, the late Dorthy Wiley, and the late Margaret Knight; brothers, the late Elmer Anglin, the late Johnny Anglin; and grandson, the late Brant Guthrie. Surviving are: daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Ronald Jacobs of Monroe; sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy and Debbi Guthrie of Good Hope, Randy and Lauri Guthrie of West Richland, WA; sister, Nell Smith of Social Circle; 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services were Friday, January 16, 2015 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Loretta Stone and Rev. Patrick Faulhaber officiating. Interment followed at Westlawn Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Rachel Verner
Rachel Jackson Verner Rachel Jackson Verner, age 93, of Monroe, died on January 12, 2015. She was born in Walton County on July 8, 1922 to the late Stokes W. Jackson and Madge Breedlove Jackson. She ws preceded in death by her husband, the late Paul Verner, her sisters, Joanne Pentecost and Frances Miller, her brother, Winburn Jackson. Surviving are: daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Tommy Conner, Paulette and Jim Monaghan and Rebecca and Sep LaCour, and son, tom Verner. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren, Andy Callaway, Barry Callaway, Tripp Conner, Natalie Monaghan and Katie Monaghan and 5 great grandchildren. Funeral services were Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Center Hill Baptist Church in Gratis with Rev. Jason Anglin officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Doris Short
Doris Ann Short, age 87, of Monroe, died on January 13, 2015. She was born in Hapeville, GA on August 7, 1927 to the late Allene Palmer Dial and the late Hersha Dial. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Jack Short. Surviving are: daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and Gerald Atha of Monroe; sons and daughter-in-law, Mike and Kathy Short of Monroe, Randy Short of Nicholville; sister-in-law, Rachel Dial of Dacula; 7 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. A graveside service was held on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 1:30 pm at Resthaven Cemetery with Rev. Lee Peters officiating. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Micky Walden
Micky Walden, age 53, of Covington, died on January 9, 2015. She was born on October 14, 1961 to the late Donna Moon Skelton and the late Floyd Douglas Skelton. She is survived by her husband, Howard Walden; daughter, Lauren Haghighat;son, Ryan Skelton, nieces, Rebecca Skelton, Chelsea Skelton; brothers, Nicky Skelton, and Chris Skelton. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, January 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Calvary Community church. Interment followed at Walden Family Cemetery.
Mark Norris
Mark Patrick Norris, age 67, of Monroe, died on January 8, 2015. He was born in Villa Rica, GA on June 15, 1947. He was preceded in death by his mother, the late Elsie Mae Garmon. He is survived by his wife, Sandy Norris of Monroe; daughters, Shannon Norris of Birmingham, AL, Kasey Haire of Monroe; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Brandy Norris of Birmingham, AL, Matthew and Maranda Norris of Lexington, SC, David Pace, Jr. of Rutledge, Daniel Pace of Rutledge; father, Dorsey Garmon of Hiram; sister, Pam Crowe of Hiram; brothers, Jimmy Garmon of Dallas, Roger Garmon of Hiram; grandchildren, Dylan Norris, David Norris, and Haley Norris. A funeral service was held on Sunday, January 11, 2015 in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. David Pace, Sr. officiating. Interment was at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Dorothy (Dot) Lawson
Dorothy Lawson, age 86 of Atlanta, died on January 8, 2015. A graveside service was held on Sunday, January 11, 2014 at Resthaven Cemetery.
Bob Stewart
Robert "Bob" Stewart, age 74, of Loganville, died on January 5, 2015. He was born in Verden, Oklahoma on December 28, 1940. He is survived by his wife, Polly Stewart of Loganville. A funeral service was held on Saturday, January 10, 2015 in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home. Interment followed at Corinth Christian Church Cemetery.
Betty Ashe
Betty Jean Ashe, age 83, of Monroe, died on January 8, 2015. She was born in Walton County on February 25, 1931 to the late Minnie Dalton Malcom and the late John Luther Malcom. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Eugene Ashe. Surviving are: daughters and sons in law, Judy and Bob Blackwell of Woodstock, Joy and Bruce Chick of Monroe; grandchildren, Robert Blackwell, Matthew Chick, and Michael Chick. Funeral services were Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 11:00 am at the First Baptist Church of Monroe with Rev. Glen Money officiating. Interment followed at Resthaven Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.
Gloria Ashe
Gloria Anne Ashe, age 75, of Statham, died on January 7, 2015. She was born in Walton County to the late Ellie Ruth Dial Willingham, and the late Lester Willingham. She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Janice and Johnny Royster of Statham; nieces and nephews, Julie Hollifield of Athens, Clay and Beth Royster of Statham; great nieces and great nephews, Reid Hollifield, Nick Hollifield, Karly Maddox, and Peyton Royster. Funeral services were Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Ben Parker officiating. Interment followed at Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church Cemetery. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Paul Vollmer, Sr.
Paul Vollmer, Sr., age 93, of Monroe, died on January 3, 2015. He was born in Staten Island, NY on April 29, 1921 to the late Freda Granzo Vollmer and the late William Vollmer. He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Edith Vollmer. Paul served on the USS Massachusetts during WWII and was a devoted employee of Seaboard World Airlines for 25 years. He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Paul and Navi Vollmer Jr., Calvin and Kathy Vollmer, seven grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Georgia National Cemetery. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Louise Hester
Margaret Louise Hester, age 80, of Monroe, died on January 1, 2015. She was born in Walton County on September 17, 1934 to the late Levie Gordon Peters and the late John Virgil Peters. She was preceded in death by her son, the late Darran Hester; her brother, the late Talmadge Peters; and her grandson, the late Aaron Hester. She is survived by husband, Charles Hester of Monroe; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Terry Churchill of Monroe; sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Brenda Hester of Monroe, Dale and Gail Hester of Monroe, David and Diana Hester of Monroe, Jamie Hester of Good Hope; sisters, Nettie Rice of Loganville, Carol Meeks of Monroe; Mary Durden of Covington, Elsie Bunn of Monroe, Lorena Wright of Monroe; 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. Funeral services were Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Kent Burel officiating. Interment followed at Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Randy Lee Sanders
Randy Lee Sanders, of Bishop, died on December 30, 2014. He was born in Monticello, GA on January 17, 1963 to Annie "Louise" House Sanders, and the late Jerry Lee Sanders. He is survived by his wife, Julie Sanders of Bishop, his mother, Louise Sanders of Madison; daughters, Randa Sanders of Bishop, Beth Elliott of Griffin; son and daughter-in-law, Randy "Buddy" Sanders, Jr. and Laura Sanders of Madison; sister and brother-in-law, Melissa and Tony Lundy of Godfrey; grandchildren, Lexi Basham and Alyssa Sanders; nieces, Lauryn Sanders, Megan Lundy, Marissa White; and nephews, Alex Lundy and Nathan Lundy. Funeral services were Saturday, January 3, 2015, at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Delmer Holder and Rev. John Darsey officiating. Interment followed at Westbrook Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com
Jane Garrett
Jane Garrett of Monroe, GA, passed away January 1, 2015. She was born July 21, 1932 to William Irwin and Martha Louise Barrett in Jersey, GA. She is predeceased by her husband Willie R (Bill) Garrett, Jr, and daughter Jan Garrett Moody. She is survived by daughters Sally Garrett Boudinot (Doug) of Richmond, VA, and Martha Jo Garrett of Pocatello, ID, as well as a sister Sara Nell Barrett Cown of Between. She also leaves two grandsons, three granddaughters and six great grandchildren. Jane was an educator in the Walton County School system for 25 years, serving as school counselor in several schools. As such, she served countless children in need in the area. A memorial service was held Saturday, January 3 at 11 am at the First United Methodist Church in Monroe, followed by lunch and visitation in the Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Diabetes Association or the First United Methodist Church Building Fund.
Adell (Mama Dell) Blackmon
Alma Adell "Mama Dell" Blackmon, age 90, of Monroe, died on January 1, 2015. She was born in Walton County on September 2, 1924 to the late Annie Mae Phillips Bradshaw and the late Charlie Bradshaw. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Jake Blackmon. Surviving are: daughters and son-in-law, Annabelle and John Spence of Monroe, Faye Witcher of Monroe; sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Sandra Blackmon of Auburn, Lonnie and Gladys Blackmon of Monroe; 7 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and 8 great great grandchildren. Funeral services were Saturday, January 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Mt. Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Greer and Rev. Chris Conner officiating. Interment followed at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at www.meadowsfuneralhomeinc.com.