Mrs. Betty Lou Shurtz Colburn, 79, of Temple, died Thursday, Feb.16, 2017.

Mr. Chad Roy-Lee Wallace, age 28, of Carrollton, passed away, Wednesday, February 15, 2017. He was born October 2, 1988 in Lithia Springs the son of Mr. Jerry Lee Wallace and Ms. Cherry Lynn Sutton. Mr. Wallace graduated from Alexander High School in 2007. He worked as a Diesel Mechanic for …

Zachery Benson Jones, 42, of Greensboro, N.C. died Saturday, January 14, 2017.

Hank Monroe Jenkins, 55, of Douglasville, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.

Jeffrey Ryan Nichols, age 32, of Lithia Springs, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2017. He was born on December 14, 1984 in Clearwater, FL. He was a graduate of Lithia Springs High School.

Charles “Matt” Matthew Paine III, age 30, of Douglasville, GA, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. He was born on October 21, 1986 in Austell, Georgia, son of Charles Matthew Paine Jr. and Lynne Hough Paine. Matt was a crane operator with the IUOE Local Union 926. He loves his famil…

Mr. D. Edward Swann, 83, of Temple, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

Fania St. Simon, 90, of Douglasville, formerly of Miami, Florida, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

Hank Monroe Jenkins, 55, of Douglasville, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.

Mr. Morgan Russell “Rusty” Shirley, 57, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017. A native of Douglasville, he was born November 13, 1959 the son of Mrs. Helen Bagwell Shirley and the late Mr. Bobby Heyward Shirley. He worked as a painter. He was an avid outdoorsman, e…

Ms. Alison Mary Hall, age 80, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Aspen Village in Dallas, Georgia.

Mrs. Faye Kenney Wiley, 81, of Lithia Springs, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017. She was born December 23, 1935 in Winder, Georgia, the daughter of the late Mr. Rufus Dorsey Kenney and the late Mrs. Nellie Jewel Wall Kenney. She retired from K-Mart after 20 years. She was of th…

Mrs. Jean Vickery Smith, 68, of Fairburn, Georgia, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.

Mrs. Golden Zachery-Griffin, 79, of Winston, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017.

Mrs. Dorothy Adams Smith, 79, of Whitesburg, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. 

Kem J. Saarela, 61, of Douglasville, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.

Ms. Alison Mary Hall, 80, of Douglasville, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.

Fay Keheley passed into the Loving Arms of God on February 10, 2017.

Reverend Floyd Junior Minter, 77, of Buchanan, Georgia, formerly of Douglasville, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.

Mr. Willis O. Bullard, age 86, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away on February 10, 2017 at WellStar Community Hospice in Austell, Georgia.

Mr. John Kenneth Skoczylas, 45, of Villa Rica, Georgia passed away Monday, February 6, 2017. He was born May 18, 1971 in Seneca, Georgia, the son of the late Mrs. Karen Jean Duncan Skoczylas and Mr. Kenneth John Skoczylas. He worked as an automobile mechanic for several years, most recently …

Mary Joan Samples, age 79, of Villa Rica, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017. She was born March 3, 1937 in Atlanta, Georgia, daughter of the late Myrtle Bishop. She was a loving wife, mother, and “Nanny” to her grand kids—whom she loved very much. She was an independent woman …

Mr. Carlos Eugene Wooten, age 83, of Lithia Springs, passed away, Tuesday, February 7, 2017. He was born August 4, 1933 in Douglas the son of the late Mr. Knivelton Branson Wooten and the late Mrs. Josie Carver Wooten. Mr. Wooten enjoyed fishing, hunting, working on cars and playing with his…

Mr. Darrell Mark Scroggins, age 61, of Lithia Springs, GA, passed away on February 4, 2017. He was born March 28, 1955 in Douglasville, GA to the late Emmett Scroggins, Jr. and Janette Maxwell Scroggins.

Mrs. Leticia Garcia Jose, 73, of Villa Rica, died Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. 

Master Jamie “Jay” Scott Horton Jr., 2, of Fairburn, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2017. He was born Dec.12, 2014, in Carrollton the son of Mr. Jamie Scott Horton Sr. and Ms. Bobbie Lee Ann Gibson. Jay was always happy, curious and playful.

Nancy Lightner Fekete, age 94, of Douglasville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017. She was born on October 17, 1922 and grew up in Duncannon, Pa., the daughter of the late Ian Lightner and the late Mabel Way Lightner. Nancy graduated from Bucknell University and Drexell Institu…

Mr. James Huey McIntosh, age 93, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017. A native and lifetime resident of Douglasville, Huey was born on August 24, 1923 and was a 1941 graduate of Douglas County High School. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, having served his coun…

Mrs. Brenda Sue Rogers, 72, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017. She was born January 11, 1945 in Corryton, Tennessee. She worked as an AR Execution Team Focal from 1973-1995 at IBM until her retirement. She was a member of County Line Baptist Church in Lithia Springs.

Linda Kaye Plear, age 67, of Douglasville, GA, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. She was born in Holden, W.V. on November 14, 1949, daughter of the late Dennis Burbank Plear and the late Geraldine Baltimore Plear. She was a retired Administrative Support Specialist and was Baptist by faith.

Mr. Johnny Wayne Gilreath, 62, of Villa Rica, Georgia, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.

Marguerite Rackley, 89, of Douglasville, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.