Ms. Jeana Allene Yearta, age 42, of Smyrna, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at her residence.
Marian Joyce (Joy) Padgett, age 74, of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away peacefully on September 22, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 12, 1942, in Lyons, Georgia, to the late Thomas Harold Hilliard and Georgia Lee Wilkes Hilliard. She married Thomas C Padgett on June 1, 1963, and he survives.
Kay Ellen Oliver, age 64, of Carrollton, Georgia passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was born December 29, 1951, in Franklin, Georgia, the daughter of the late James Noah Rogers and the late Myric Barker Rogers.
Rev. Bobby Esker Smallwood, 86, of Villa Rica, Georgia, passed away Friday, September 23, 2016. He was born May 13, 1930, in Villa Rica, Georgia, the son of the late Mr. Johnny Esker Smallwood and the late Mrs. Lorene Deal Smallwood.
A celebration of the life of James Ray Kirby, age 89, of Newell, Alabama, will be held on Monday, September 26, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Antioch Baptist Church with Dr. Barry Cosper, Rev. Tom Stacy, Rev. John Davis, and his grandson, David Dyar officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee in charge of arrangements.
Mr. W. Harold Blackmon, age 81, of Tallapoosa, Georgia, passed away September 23, 2016. He was born April 16, 1935, to the late George Byron “Bige” and Nellie Gertrude Powell Blackmon.
Ester Williamson Rhoden, 80, of Carrollton Georgia, died September 21, 2016. Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 27, at 2 p.m. at West Georgia Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Asbury Cemetery Temple, Georgia. Her viewing will be Monday, September 26, from 4-7 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home Chapel in Carrollton.
Patricia Ann Shedd Powers of Bremen died Wednesday, September 21, 2016. She was born in Haralson County July 25, 1945, daughter of the late Lawrence Shedd and Bonnell Blackmon Shedd.
Mr. Harry “Heatwave” Daniels Sr., age 56, Celebration of Life Services will be held on Saturday September 24, 2016, at 12 noon at A Place of Refuge, 106 Refuge Way, Carrollton, with Bishop Barry Walker, Pastor. Viewing will be Friday September 23, 2016, from 2-7 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 7-8 p.m.
Mrs. Nan Cliatt Cole, age 87, of Carrollton passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2016. She was born December 24, 1928, in Lincolnton, Georgia, the daughter of the late Mr. Henry Grady Cliatt and the late Mrs. Mary Pryor Cliatt.
Opal Nixon Moore, age 94, of Carrollton passed away Monday, September 19, 2016. She was born February 22, 1922, in Carroll County, Georgia, to the late W. Brown Nixon and Ida Van Rigsby Nixon.
Velda McGinnis Bass of Bremen passed away Saturday, September 17, 2016. She was born in Parker’s Landing Pennsylvania March 16, 1925, daughter of the late Mark and Daisy Sedgewich McGinnis and grew up in Paintsville, Kentucky. She married her husband, Joseph A. Bass, in 1944.