Obituaries

Mrs. Margaret Kathleen Crider Tew

April 20, 2015

Mrs. Margaret Kathleen Crider Tew, 79, of Elberton, Georiga passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015 at Athens Regional Medical Center.      Margaret was the daughter of the late Iva James and Roxie Wood Crider.  She was preceded in death by her husband,  James I. Tew. Margaret is survived by a daughter:  Cindy Newby and her…

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George Adams

April 16, 2015

George Perry Adams passed from this life late on Monday, April 13 in Port Charlotte, Florida, at age 90. Perry made his home both in Tignall, Georgia and in Punta Gorda, Florida. Perry is survived by his sister, Emma Sue Adams McDaniel, of Senoia, Georgia, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded…

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Mrs. Betty Wilma Sammons Taylor

April 13, 2015

Mrs. Betty Wilma Sammons Taylor, 91, of Ruckersville Road, Elberton, wife of the late Esta Lee Taylor, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Brown Health & Rehab in Royston. Mrs. Taylor was born in Vidalia, Georgia on June 17, 1923, to the late Arthur and Zina Dickens Sammons. She was a member of…

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Mrs. Peggy Olgiati Joslyn

April 8, 2015

Mrs. Peggy Olgiati Joslyn, 76, widow of the late James E. Joslyn, Sr., went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Gentiva Hospice Care in Athens, Georgia. Peggy was born on February 15, 1939 to the late Arturo “Tootie” Olgiati and Gladys Jones Olgiati Sayer. Peggy worked in Human Resources…

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Joseph Brown

April 7, 2015

Joseph Edward Brown, age 25, of Elberton, GA passed Sunday, April 5, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton Chapel. www.macksfuneralhome.com. (706)283-4566

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Veronica Goss Roebuck

April 6, 2015

Veronica Goss Roebuck age 65 of Royston, GA passed April 4, 2015. Funeral service, 12 noon Saturday, at St. Mary’s C.M. E. Church, Royston, GA. Survivors include her father, Henry Scott Sr.; husband, James Roebuck Sr.; children, James Roebuck Jr., Randall Roebuck, Latisha Roebuck; brother, Calvin Goss, Milton Scott, Henry Scott Jr.; sisters, Margaret Thornton,…

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Thelma Rucker

April 6, 2015

Thelma Rucker of Augusta, GA. formally of Hartwell, GA passed March 4, 2015.  Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Mack’s Funeral Home, Hartwell Chapel. www.macksfuneralhome.com. (706) 376-7566

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Lucy Brown

April 6, 2015

Lucy Mae Brown age 68 of Lavonia, GA passed April 5, 2015. Funeral service 3pm Saturday April 11, 2015, at Calvary Baptist Church, Bowersville, GA. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Survivors include her children, Hayward Johnson, Anthony Johnson, Gloria Brown, Margie Brown; sister, Majoria Rucker, Tommie Scott, Virginia Johnson, Patsy Johnson, Glenda Fleming;…

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Mrs. Mae Belle Evans Harrison

April 4, 2015

Mrs. Mae Belle Evans Harrison, 92, of Elberton, died Friday, April 3, 2015 at Spring Valley Nursing Home. Mrs. Harrison was born in Elberton, Georgia, daughter of the late Mary Chandler Lee and Worley Evans.  She was the widow of James Lee Harrison.  Mrs. Harrison was a retired Nursing Assistant with Spring Valley Nursing Home.…

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Mrs. Margaret Martin Burroughs

April 1, 2015

Mrs. Margaret Martin Burroughs, 87, of Carlton, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Athens. Mrs. Burroughs was born in Comer, Georgia, daughter of the late Wilburn Pinkney and Ruth Lord Martin.  She was the widow of James Freeman Burroughs.  Mrs. Burroughs was a retired high school English teacher, having taught…

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