Beatrice Malinda Clark Russell

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A Homegoing Celebration for Beatrice Clark Russell, 82, of Madison, will be held on Saturday, July 13 at 1 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church, 336 East Main St., Rutledge Pastor James A. Hawkins will be the eulogist. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Beatrice Malinda Clark Russell was born on Sept. 21, 1930 in Rutledge.  She was the seventh child born to the late Charlie Clark, Sr. and Annie Kemp Clark. At an early age she joined the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Rutledge. She united in marriage to …

Geraldine Stephens Warfield

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Geraldine S. Warfield, 84, wife of 62 years to Harold B. Warfield, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013. A native of Sarasota, Fla., she was the daughter of the late Early D. and Anne Hill Stephens. She was a homemaker and member of Briarwood Baptist Church. Gerry will always be remembered for her strong faith in the Lord and her untiring servant heart.  She had a contagious passion for Missions.  She volunteered along with Harold for over 18 years serving locally, throughout the U.S. and internationally. Numerous trips to Brazil and …

George Ray McNair Sr.

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George Ray McNair Sr. died Friday, June 28, 2013. He was born May 10, 1933 in Wrens. He was a son to James and Clara Dye McNair. He retired from General Motors after 32 years. Mr. McNair also served in the United States Army. He was widowed by Evelyn McNair. He is survived by his wife Eleanor and his children, George McNair Jr. and Mildred, Theresa Dulaney, Billy McNair and Marsha and Patricia Keener; four grandchildren and siblings Leisha Peel, Ann Shefield and Lewis McNair. The family received friends from …

Jessie Hildred Wagnon Adair

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Jessie Adair, 88 of Fairplay, died June 25, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Lavic Pierce Wagnon Sr. and Carrie Ada Ruark Wagnon. She was born June 14, 1925 in Bostwick. She was a graduate of Bostwick High School where she played basketball. She was a lifelong resident of Morgan County and was the oldest member of Prospect United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Malcom Adair. Mrs. Adair is survived by her daughter Bonita Benkoski and Bobby; grandchildren Jim Benkoski and Julie …

Dorothy Bowie Stewart

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Dorothy Bowie Stewart, 94, of Madison, formerly of Stone Mountain, died at home June 22, 2013 under the care of St. Mary’s Hospice. She was born in Willimantic, Connecticut on January 19, 1919 to Alexander G. and Laura L. Bowie. A veteran of World War II she served as an Operating Room Nurse in the Army Nurse Corps with the 39th General Hospital in the Pacific Theater from November 1942 until the end of the war in 1945. Mrs. Stewart is survived by her son Charles W. (Chuck) Stewart Jr. …

Robert E. Long

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Robert E.  Long, 82, of McDonough died Saturday, June 22, 2013.  He was born in Madison to Homer Reid and Ella Iomie Moss Long. Mr. Long is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carolyn Wank Long, McDonough; daughter, Kathy (Jim) Long Laky, Myersville, MD; son, Robert (Alison) Long, Birmingham, AL; his siblings, J.B. Long, Apalachee, Earl Long, McDonough, GA, Wanda Ann (Joe) Landress, Stockbridge and Leonard (Catherine) Long, Apalachee; and his beloved granddaughters, Diana Laky and Kaitlyn Laky. Funeral services were held at Bethany Baptist Church in McDonough on …

Harrison B. Stone Jr.

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Harrison B. Stone Jr, 87, of Madison, passed away Friday, April 26, 2013. A native of Pickens County, Mr. Stone was the son of the late Harrison B. Stone Sr. and Donie Brooks Stone and was preceded in death by his wife, Nera Mae West Stone. He retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation and was a member of Damascus Baptist Church in Fairmount. Survivors include daughters, Martha Whitley and husband, John of Madison, Susan Toler and husband, Larry of Greshamville, and Lynn Scholl and husband, Robert of Lakemont; sister, …

Imogene Moon Martin

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Imogene Moon Martin, 96, of Madison, died June 19, 2013. She was born May 26, 1917 in Walton County to James and Jessie Whitley Moon. She was married to the late John Boline Martin. She was a homemaker and spent her life caring for others. Mrs. Martin was a member of the Madison First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed gardening and walking and loved her neighbors. She enjoyed time spent at the Morgan County Senior Center and especially liked their outings to the local schools. Mrs. Martin loved to help …

Bobby Lamar Ervin

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Bobby Lamar Ervin, 63, of Madison died June 15, 2013. He was the son of the late Joe and Georgia Belle Brown Ervin. He worked in the logging business and landscape maintenance. He is survived by a sister Joyce Christine Leitch and a number of nieces and nephews. His family received friends at A. E. Carter Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 20. Interment was in the Buckhead Cemetery.

James Richard Wood Jr.

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Jim Wood, 76, of Madison died June 17, 2013. He was born in Rush Springs, Oklahoma on May 26, 1937 to James and Margie Wood. He worked as a machinist at Georgia Pacific until retirement in 2004. He was married to Jan H. Jenkins. Mr. Wood enjoyed any outdoor activity. He loved to hunt and fish as well as time spent on horse. He will be remembered as a man who could build or fix anything. Mr. Wood is survived by his wife Jan and children Jay Wood and Marlene, …