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Laura Butler

Funeral Services for Mrs. Laura Butler of Madison, GA will be held Saturday, September 23, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at Calvary Baptist Church, 184 Academy St., Madison, GA.  The remains will be placed in state at 9:00 A.M. Rev. Hoke Smith, Pastor, Officiating.  The interment will follow at Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery, Madison, GA.  A  Memorial Service will be held on Friday evening from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 Morgan County High School.  She was the mother of three children, LaVelle Lemon, Celeste Sims (Jamond), McDonough, GA, Walter Curtis Butler, III (Quiana), Madison, GA; the proud grandmother of Jerry Lemon Jr., Jordan and Caleb Sims, Jaden and Brandon Butler, and Christopher and Michael Evans. She is also survived by two sisters, one brother, other relatives and friends.  Family and friends are asked to assemble at 983 N. Madison Street, Madison, GA 30650 at 10:00 A.M. Bernard’s Family Funeral Care, LLC, 1086 Ward Road, Madison, GA 30650, (706) 438-3210.


William “Billy” Lamar Kite

Mr. William “Billy” Lamar Kite, age 75, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on September 14, 2017.  Mr. Kite was born in Augusta, Georgia to Horace & Mary Kite.  He graduated from Oglethorpe University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree.  Mr. Kite made his career in insurance, later owning his own insurance office.  He was a devoted member of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church.  He had a passion for the Lord, his family—especially his grandsons, the family farm, and listening to other people’s stories.  He is preceded in death by his parents and his infant son, Joseph William Kite.  Mr. Kite is survived by his loving wife of fifty-two years, Jean; son, Josh (Diana) Kite; grandsons, Nate & Sammy; brother, Martin (Bobbie) Kite; brother-in-law, Carl (Erika) Riden; sisters-in-law, Joyce Carswell and JoAnn (William) Wallace; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A Funeral Service was held on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 10:00am at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church. 

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation in Billy’s name to Right From The Heart.


Danny Lem Moss

Danny Lem Moss of Greensboro, GA passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Watkinsville, GA.  Danny was born on October 20, 1950 in Madison, GA to the late J. B. Moss and Bonnie Young Moss. He graduated from Morgan County High School in 1968 and proudly served his country in the National Guard for six years. During his working career he worked for Bellsouth as a service technician and retired after 33 years.  He had a lifelong love for the outdoors where he enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding motor cycles and he also enjoyed cooking. He was a loving father, brother, grandfather and friend. He would give the shirt off his back for anyone. If someone needed help he was always eager to lend a hand. His greatest love was his family and his church, New Hope Baptist Church, where he did a lot of mission work.  He was also a member of the San Marino Masonic Lodge in Greensboro.  

He is survived by his daughter, Bobbi Jo Morris and husband Anthony “Tony” of Madison, GA and a son Adam Moss of Greensboro, GA; two sisters, Joan Hunnicutt and her husband Lent of Lithonia, GA and Beverly Brown of Madison, GA; two brothers, Frank Moss and wife Mary Jim of Eatonton, GA and Mike Moss and wife Sandra of Rutledge, GA; eight grandchildren, Brandon Roberts, Justin Morris, Austin Morris, Hunter Morris, Mara Moss, Evan Moss, Luca Moss and Emberly Moss; other relatives, many friends; and his beloved yellow lab, Claxton.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11: a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 1400 Farmington Road, Madison, GA 30650 with Rev. Mike Pritchett officiating.  A reception will follow the service at the church. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. to sign the online guest register. to sign the online guest register.

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