Nesbit L. Spinks Jr. (N.L.) passed away at home in Douglasville, GA on January 18, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Nesbit Spinks Sr., his mother, Fannie Spinks, Sister Joyce McLay, Brother Billy Spinks.

Mr. James Richard Pate, age 91, of Douglasville, GA, passed away January 16, 2017. He was born December 7, 1925 in Atlanta, GA to the late Albert and Eva Bell Swords Pate. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie May Daniel Pate; sisters, Betty Long, Orien Nas…

Mr. Charles "Buddy" Foster, 54, of Douglasville, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 from 5-8 p.m.

Mrs. Edythe W. Gardner, 88, of Winston, Georgia, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.

Custer E. Rudd, age 87, of Winston, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017. He was born on November 26, 1929, in Cutuno, Kentucky, the son of the late Hiram Green Rudd and the late Millie Rowe Rudd. He graduated from Hazel Green Academy in 1951 and joined the United States Air Force shortly th…

James D. Simpson, 95, owner of Simpson & Daughters Mortuary in Douglasville, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.

James D. Simpson, 95, owner of Simpson & Daughters Mortuary in Douglasville, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.

William Henry “Will” Christiansen, age 60, of Douglasville passed away on January 13, 2017. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany on November 26, 1956, the son of the late Ludwig William and Ida Nell Christiansen. He was a truck driver for many years and most recently served as a Real Estate Age…

Mr. Michael Glenn Smith, 65, of Morganton, Georgia, formerly of Atlanta, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2017. He was born December 15, 1951 the son of the late Mr. Jesse Guy Smith and the late Mrs. Dorothy Marie Blalock Smith. He was a veteran having served in the United States Army duri…

Mrs. Annie June Jones, 80, of Winston, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 at 3 p.m.

Mr. John Garland Yates, 89, of Douglasville, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016.

Mrs. Sharron Ann Holland, age 38, passed away, Wednesday, January 11, 2017. She was born October 5, 1978 in Douglasville the daughter of Mr. Joseph Douglas Holland and Mrs. Teresa Sue McGuire Holland. She worked in day care for many years. Mrs. Holland was an Account Associate for Complete C…

Mrs. Elizabeth “Betty” Margaret Grant Pawlowski, age 87, of Douglasville, Georgia, our beloved mother, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Douglasville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born October 16, 1929 in Waterbury, Connecticut the daughter of the late Elizabeth Mary Osi…

Mr. William Carl Chamlee, 87, of Lithia Springs, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.

Larry Junior Howell, age 61 of Villa Rica, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017.

Mr. Jerry Phillip Dixon, 85, of Douglasville, Georgia died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017.

William Gregg Bradley, age 54, of Douglasville, passed away on January 10, 2017. Gregg was born on January 21, 1962 in Atlanta, Georgia, son of Donna Daniel Davis and the late Charles Bradley. Gregg retired from Heritage Bag Company where he worked as a foreman for 24 years. He was a member …

Mrs. Mary Helen Rowe Shadrix, 70, of Temple, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.

Raymond Dale Dacus, 63, of Douglasville, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017.

William Gregg Bradley, 54, of Douglasville, Georgia, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. Arrangements were incomplete at publication time. Please call the funeral home for further information.

Annie Marvine Dukes, 84, of Douglasville, Georgia, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017.

Mr. Peter Forbes Graham, 57, of Douglasville, Georgia, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.

Mr. Brad Nicholas Strickland, 20, of Carrollton, Georgia, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.

Roy William Hunter, 93, of Douglasville, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017. Due to the winter weather, visitation will now be held on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Hightower’s Memorial Chapel. Funeral Service will now be held on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the chapel at Hi…

Mary Lou Bunch, 72, of Douglasville, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.

Mr. Max Wix, 75, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at his residence, following an extended illness. He was born September 29, 1941 in the New Georgia community of Paulding County, the son of the late Mr. Luther Wix and the late Mrs. Deedie Lenora Caldwell Wix. H…

The Rev. Samuel Turner Sr., 82, of Douglasville, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. Funeral plans will be announced later.

Edna Earl Jackson, 85, of Douglasville, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.

Chad LaMolinare, age 36, of Dallas, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016. He was born on September 27, 1980 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was an electrician for Power and Signal LLC. for 20 years and was a member of Calvary Church of God. He was a avid Steelers and Falcons fan…

Mr. Bobby J. New, 83, of Lithia Springs, Georgia passed away Monday, January 2, 2017. He was born April 15, 1933 in Dekalb County, Georgia, the son of the late Mr. Lonnie Eugene New and the late Mrs. Leila Fields New. He married Sarah Jane Youngblood on August 23, 1953 in Atlanta. He was a v…

Rhonda Jane Pressley Peters, age 53, of Douglasville, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2016 following an extended illness. She was born on December 1, 1963, in Atlanta, Georgia, the daughter of the late Walter Ray Pressley and the late Linda Ruth Johns Pressley. She graduated from Campbell…

Mrs. Anita Richardson Stone, a daughter of the King, age 53, of Winston, Georgia, passed away suddenly Friday, December 30, 2016. She was born December 17, 1963 in Carrollton, Georgia, the daughter of Mrs. Myrtie Broome Richardson and the late Mr. James Farris Richardson. She had a great lov…

Mr. Elbert Eugene Cornelius, 90, of Douglasville, Georgia, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016. 

Mr. Abbie Lanier “Gabby” Thomas, age 81, of Winston, GA, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. He was born in Atlanta, GA on December 30, 1934, the son of the late Andrew Levosia Thomas and the late Bertha Annie Williams Thomas. He served as a radar technician in the U.S. Navy during …

Garry Eugene “Pop” Embrey, age 80 of Franklin, Georgia, passed away December 29, 2016. He was born October 30, 1936 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Roy Embrey and Pauline Stanford Embrey. He proudly served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He worked as Post Master and als…

Mr. Murray Freeman, age 85, of Winston, GA, passed away Monday, December 26, 2016. He was born August 25, 1931 in Monticello, AR. Preceding him in death are his parents, Roy and Elizabeth Freeman, as well as sister Fredna Freeman. He was a member of Latham Lodge in Austell, GA.

Harriette Bell, 79, of Lithia Springs, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016.