Andrew Lee Parker, 68, of Douglasville, died Sunday, April 24, 2017.

Julia Ann Smith, 81, of Fouke, AR, died Saturday, April 15, 2017, at her home. She was born October 4, 1935, in Douglassville, GA. She was an apartment complex property manager in Nashville, TN, was a Mary Kay representative for many years, and attended Fairland Holiness Church in Fouke, AR.…

Charles D. Pointer, 75, from Douglasville, died April 12, 2017, in Bradenton, Florida.

Sara Louise Bowden, age 79, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, died April 15, 2017 at Delmar Gardens in Smyrna.

James R. “Papa Jim” Daniell, age 80 of the Fairplay Community passed away Friday, April 21, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 31, 1936 to the late Raymond Daniell and the late Inez Sticher Daniell. Jimmy was retired from Nabisco, the former owner of Fairplay Towing for 18 yea…

Mr. Frank D. Echols, age 80, of Douglasville passed away April 20, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 27, 1937, the son of the late Jim and Eva Mae Gaddy Echols. He graduated from West Fulton High School in 1954 and briefly worked alongside his sister before joining the Atlanta…

Alma Joe Redden Cox, age 76, of Douglasville passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017. She was born in Pulaski, Tennessee on May 15, 1940, the daughter of the late Carl B Redden and the late Annie Allen Redden. She retired from the Robert Bosch Company where she was a supervisor. She was a fa…

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Ina Mae Eargle Morris, 85, of Bremen, died Thursday, April 20, 2017. 

Mrs. Rosa Busicchia Kingry, 71, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Emory University Hospital. She was born July 15, 1945 in Fona, Italy the daughter of the late Mr. Joseph Busicchia and the late Mrs. Irene Mion Busicchia. She married Sidney Maurice Kingry on Nov…

A Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Forrest West, 58, will be held at 1 p.m, Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Willie A. Watkins Douglasville Chapel, 8312 Dallas Hwy, Douglasville, 30134. Evangelist Sharlene Bennett will be officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery.

Charles Franklin “Charlie” Henderson, age 51, of Lithia Springs, Georgia, passed away April 20, 2017. He was born in Douglasville, Georgia on March 28, 1966, the son of Charles Wayne Henderson and the late Mary Louise Pritchett Henderson. Charlie graduated from South Cobb High School in 1984…

Mr. Hermice “Amos” Elroy Kirby, age 75, of Douglasville, passed away, April 18, 2017. He was born August 27, 1941 in Carroll County to the son of the late Mr. Floyd Tollison Kirby and the late Mrs. Elvira Daniel Kirby.

Blondell G. Norton, 70, of Temple, died Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

Mr. Hermice Elroy Kirby, 75, of Douglasville, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

Barbara Hildreth, 67, of Douglasville, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

Mr. Larry Wayne Weaver, 66, of Douglasville, died Sunday, April 16, 2017.

Charles Robert “Chuck” Johnston, age 59, of Villa Rica, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017. He was born on May 30, 1957 in East Point, GA, son of the late Donald Johnston and Felicia Curry Johnston. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy. Chuck worked as a Structural Designer in Commerc…

Mr. Larry John Shultz, of Douglasville, formerly of Adams Center, New York, died Friday, April 14, 2017.

Mrs. Ena Bess Wren Farr Orenzow, 74, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Monday, April 17, 2017. She was born June 26, 1942 in Waynesboro, Georgia, the daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Edward Wren Sr. and the late Mrs. Alma Morris Wren. She worked as an office manager at Leviton Manufacturin…

Mrs. Lucy Carolyn Crider Keller, 78, of Carrollton, died Sunday, April 16, 2017.

Terry Lance Castor, 47, of Douglasville, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Aaron Lee Hilley, age 20, of Powder Springs, died Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Marie Johnson, age 78, of Lithia Springs, GA, passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Marie was the daughter of the late Beulah Russell Durmire. She was born January 4, 1939, in Canton, GA. Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, J.C Johnson and her two brothers, Hull…

Mr. Albert Wegela, age 94, of Douglasville, GA, passed away April 13, 2017. He was born March 15, 1923 in Detroit, MI, to the late Fred and Anna Urachuis Wegela. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Vela Mae Hale Wegela; and brother, Johnny.

Terry Lance Castor, 47, of Douglasville, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Mr. William Howell “Bill” Sinyard, 90, of Lithia Springs, Georgia passed away Monday, April 10, 2017. He was born October 8, 1926 in Fulton County the son of the late Mr. William Noah Sinyard and the late Mrs. Laura Ethel Turner Sinyard. He was married for 66 years to Johnnie Ruth Harding Si…

Harlean Laura Mersinger, age 79, of Douglasville, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017. She was born on December 15, 1937 in New York, NY, daughter of the late Max Posner and Sally Posner. She worked as a substitute teacher and was of the Jewish faith.

Mr. Javis “Jake” Screws, age 83, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017. He was born November 17, 1933 in Kite, Georgia. He was a Veteran, having served his country in the Korean War as a U.S. Marine.

Mr. John William “J.W.” Swanson, 91 of Villa Rica, died Sunday, April 9, 2017.

Mrs. Eva C. Walton, of Carrollton, formerly of Paulding County, died Friday, April 8, 2017, at age 100.

Wendell Larry Harper Sr., age 76, of Winston, Ga. passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

Kermit Ray Harper, age 58, of Douglasville, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017. He was born on January 6, 1959 in Charleston, West Virginia, son of the late Carl Junior Harper and Mary Elizabeth Shaffer. Kermit was self-employed and he loved to build hot rods. He was Methodist by faith.

Mr. William Clay Hix, 87, of Dallas, Georgia, died Monday, April 9, 2017.

Mr. John Allan White Sr., 84, of Douglasville, formerly of Mississippi, died Tuesday, April 3, 2017.

Grady Vernon “Buddy” Dale, age 81, of Lithia Springs, passed away on April 2, 2017. He was born on February 22, 1936 in Rhodhiss, NC, son of the late John Dale and Nellie Bell Ryder Dale. Buddy was a member of the National Guard and a retired textile worker. He loved working in his vegetable…

Mr. Wesley Lee Gore Jr., 81, of Douglasville, passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Tanner Medical Center in Villa Rica.

Glenda Hollis, 73, of Winston, died Saturday, April 1, 2017.

Mrs. Amy Joyce Wheat Hayes, 72, of Douglasville, died Thursday, March 30, 2017.

Samuel Timms, 91, of Douglasville, died Saturday, April 1, 2017.

Joanne Johnson Music, age 78 of Johns Creek, formerly of Winston, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017, surrounded by her loving daughters. She was born in Winston, Georgia on August 19, 1938, daughter of the late William Paul Johnson, Sr. and the late Lois Hembree Johnson. Joanne worked as…