Obituaries

Terry Lee Matthews

Terry Lee Matthews, 67, of Brooks passed away on July 24, 2017.  He was born on January 9, 1950 in Abbeville, GA to the late Troy and Gladys Matthews.  He was associated in the family business and served as owner and operator of Matthews Hamper House at the time of his death. Terry was preceded…

James Morris Caudell

James Morris Caudell, 88, of Fayetteville, GA passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017. He was born in Demorest, GA on August 29, 1928 to the late Sarah Anne and James Cecil Caudell. He was married to Sara Ellen Glass. Mr. Caudell was a member of Hapeville Masonic Lodge 590 F&AM and Yaarab Shrine Temple….

William Thomas Tomlin

Mr. William Thomas Tomlin, of Peachtree City, passed away June 10, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Tom graduated from Fitzgerald High School in 1961 and then from the University of Georgia in 1965, where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.  He then began a career in the mortgage banking industry.  After…

Helen Swafford

Helen Swafford, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother was born on February 15, 1927 in Dalton, Georgia to Clifford (Red) and Ethel M. Caldwell.  She graduated from Dalton High School on May 22, 1944, and worked at the United States Rubber Company (UNIROYAL) from 1960-1988, until she retired.  She was an active member of…

Darrell Clay Hatton

Darrell Clay Hatton, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to anyone who ever met him, went home peacefully to be in the presence of his Savior on June 6, 2017. He was born in Newport, Kentucky on February 5, 1941. He was a gentle and quiet spirit who enjoyed his family, his friends, and…

Richard Hammock

Mr. Richard Hammock of Brooks, GA passed away June 6, 2017.  He is survived by his daughter, Holly McCarren and her husband Tony McCarthy of Marietta and granddaughters, Maggie McCarren and Katy McCarren. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 12, 2017 at 11 o’clock at the Catholic Church of St. Gabriel in Fayetteville. Father…

Robert Bryant Bowers

Robert Bryant Bowers, Sr., 87, of Riverdale, passed away May 29, 2017.  He was born on May 27, 1930 in Greenville, NC to the late Sam and Lillie Bowers. He is survived by his wife, Betty Ann Bowers; sons, Bryant (Beverly) Bowers, Jr. and Jeff Bowers; and sister, Sarah Lee. A funeral service will take…

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