Della Mae Cobb Johnson, 84, died April 17, 2009. She was born August 11, 1924 to the late Heard Cobb and Daisy Sara Bell Patten Cobb. She was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters, Reuben Cobb, Ruth Mae Cobb, Hilda Cobb Knight and Pinkie Cobb.
Sue Schwanenberger LeClair, 44, died Saturday, April 18, 2009 at Abbey Hospice following a nine-year struggle with cancer. She was born in Wheeling, West Virginia on March 27, 1965; graduated from Wheeling Park High School in 1983 and Shepherd College in 1987 majoring in graphic art and design.
Donnie Herring, 66, of Social Circle, died April 13, 2009. He was born in Walton County on June 30, 1942 to the late Edward Lee Herring and the late Lillian Stephens Herring.
Ray A. Howard of Covington, 86, died April 5, 2009 at Abbey Hospice. Born in Morgan County to the late Horace Littleton and Virtuous Alma Malcom Howard, he had been a resident of Covington since 1968.
Jerry Ray Bruce, 53, of Atlanta died Sunday, April 5, 2009, surrounded by his family. He was born October 11, 1955 in DeKalb County. He was preceded in death by his wife Vicki Dilliard Bruce and his father James Raiford Bruce; his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. James Austin Bruce and Mr. and Mrs. George W. Sirmans.
James P. Shampo “Jim”, 52, of Madison died Sunday, April 5, 2009. He was the son of the late James M. Shampo and Millie Edwards Shampo. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was employed as a truck driver for McElroy Truck Lines until his health prevented him from working any longer. As long as he was able he enjoyed woodworking and building things with his hands.