Butts County and area deaths and funeral announcements


Lenora Watts

Mrs. Lenora Bishop Watts, age 84, of Jackson, formerly of Thomaston, died Sunday, October 4, 2015 at the Upson Regional Medical Center.

Emery McMahan

Emery Lafayette McMahan, age 81, of the Towaliga community, passed away peacefully at the Sacred Journey Hospice in McDonough, GA Sunday, October 4, 2015 after an extended illness.

Sharon Woody

Ms. Sharon Woody, 71 of Jackson, passed Sep. 25, 2015.

Elaine Chandler

Elaine Chandler of Forsyth, Georgia passed away September 25, 2015 due to complications of surgery.

Carl Highlan

Mr. Carl Edward Highlan, age 78, of Monticello, GA, passed away on Friday, September 18, 2015 at his residence.

Wright Hicks, Jr.

Wright Grant Hicks, Jr., of Jackson, Georgia, passed away September 15, 2015, at the home of his brother in Huntsville, AL following a brief illness

Jerry Bridges

Jerry Lee Bridges, Jr., age 52, of Barnesville, GA, passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at Hospice Atlanta.

R.C. Jones

Mr. Richard Clinton R.C. Jones, age 77, of Flovilla, GA, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at Westbury Health and Rehab in McDonough.

Gene Prosser

Mr. Eugene Letsworth Gene Prosser, age 77, of Milledgeville, GA, passed away Friday, August 28, 2015 at Abbey Hospice.

George Gunnell

George Roger Gunnell passed away Thursday, August 20, 2015, at his daughters home.

Constance Jones

Mrs. Constance Bennett Jones, age 79, of Flovilla, GA, passed away Friday, August 21, 2015 at Sylvan Grove Hospital.

Melanie Standard

Melanie Leigh Ruffin Standard, age 42, was called home to be with her Lord early Wednesday morning, August 12, 2015 surrounded by loved-ones and friends at her residence.

John Cook

Mr. John M. Cook, age 63, of Covington passed away July 29, 2015

Dickie Moore

Dickie Moore, age 77, of Jackson, GA, passed away Friday, August 14, 2015 at Spalding Regional Medical Center.

Carolyn Newman

After a long battle with Pancreatic Cancer, Carolyn Hatchett Newman died August 7th 2015, surrounded by family in Atlanta