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Roberto Loran Garcia

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Roberto Loran Garcia, 77 of Madison, died August 13, 2018.  He was a native of Puerto Rico.  He was born on May 8, 1941.  Mr. Garcia was retired, he was a produce manager for many years.  He enjoyed working in his yard and decorating with Christmas lights.  He loved to visit with friends and was always quick with a joke. Mr. Garcia is survived by longtime friend, Edith Roling.  He leaves a daughter-in-law, Ngoc Anh Roling and grandchildren, Chad Roling and Holly, Rebecca Morgan and Ryan and Anna Grace Roling.  …

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Richard Hodgetts

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Richard Hodgetts passed away Monday August 13th after a long battle with cancer. Dick grew up in Lexington, Kentucky, and graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1965, lettering in Track.  Following graduation, he went to work for AT&T in various Sales and Operations management positions.  Leaving AT&T in the 1980’s, he owned the Pinecrest Restaurant in Holly Springs, Georgia, and several Buffalo’s Café franchises in Cobb and Cherokee Counties.  He then worked for the Providence Group as a Quality Control Manager.  After moving to Morgan County in 2007, he …

Reuel H Anderson

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Bishop Reuel H. Anderson, Sr., age 90, passed away peacefully on Friday,     August 3, 2018, in Athens.  From his birth on July 2, 1928, until his death on Friday, he nourished the people around him with his love and his faith in God.  Reuel was born in Mcclenny, Florida, to Ozzie Anderson and Belle Baldree Anderson and was the youngest of five children.  He is survived by his brother Oswald Anderson and predeceased by his brother JB Anderson and his sisters, Catherine Smith and Doris Fraser . Reuel …

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Martin Perry Ervin

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Martin Perry Ervin, 59 of Rutledge, died August 4, 2018.  Mr. Ervin was the son of the late MP and Betty Hawk Ervin.  He was a retired educator, having worked in Baldwin County and last at Jonesboro High School.  Martin loved his family and enjoyed movies. Martin Ervin is survived by his sister, Wanda Shelton.  He also leaves a nephew, Chris and two nieces, Jessica and Melissa.  Also surviving are great nieces and nephews as well as other family and friends. The family received friends on Tuesday, August 7 from …

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Cleveland Jenkins Jr.

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Cleveland Jenkins, Jr, 77 of Rutledge, died July 28, 2018.  Mr. Jenkins was born in Madison on August 1, 1940 to Porter Cleveland Jenkins, Sr and Ruby Stapp Jenkins.  He worked in construction most of his life.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing and farming. Cleveland Jenkins leaves a large family.  His children are Donna, Lynn, Betty, Kathy and Barbara.  His surviving siblings are David, Danny and Carol.  He also is survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. The family received friends on Monday, July 30 from 6-8 p.m. at A.E. …

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Asbury Williams

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Asbury Williams passed away Thursday evening, July 26, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. Funeral service will be held Thursday, August 2 at 2 p.m. at Madison Church of Christ, 3541 Seven Islands Road, Madison. Family visitation is Wednesday from  5-8 p.m. at Jones and Turner Chapel. Family and friends please assemble at Jones and Turner Thursday afternoon at 1:15 p.m. The body will lie in state from 1 p.m. until the hour of service. Jones and Turner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Dora Workman

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Dora Workman, 80 of Madison, died July 30, 2018 at home.  Mrs. Workman was the wife of the late George Workman.  She is survived by her children, Carol Pittman and Richard, Kenneth Workman and Charlotte and Matthew Workman and Crystal.  Her grandchildren are Kenneth, Rebecca, Matt, Riley, Levi and Luke.  Mrs. Workman was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, August 2,  at 2 p.m. at the Madison City Cemetery.

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Mary Ann Moon Paschal

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Mary Ann Moon Paschal of Rutledge, unexpectedly passed away peacefully on July 29, 2018. She was born February 12, 1947, in San Antonio, Texas. Raised in Harlem, GA, she was the daughter of Mary Helen Walker Moon and Dr. Jack B. Moon. Mary Ann graduated from Harlem High School in 1965 and attended the Medical College of Georgia until marrying Paul L. Paschal. Mary Ann and Paul were married 52 years and have made the Madison area their home since 1978. Together they operated Hometown Cleaners, with locations in surrounding …

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Frances Gail Davis Howell Wade

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Frances Gail Davis Howell Wade left this earth and went to her heavenly home on Friday, July 27.  She was surrounded by her family in her “Rock House” in Buckhead.  Gail was the eldest daughter of Kennon Davis and Virginia Jackson Davis.  She graduated from Shorter College with a degree in music.  She brought much joy to her family and community through her musical gifts. She sang with the original Jubilaires and was the pianist for Buckhead Baptist Church for over 50 years.  Her church family meant so much to her. Gail …

Donna Healy Martin

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Donna Healy Martin passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 with her family by her side. Donna was born in Des Moines, Iowa on December 30, 1944. She spent her early life living in Coral Gables, Florida. She attended Stetson University in Florida and University of Madrid in Madrid, Spain. After returning to the States she earned her Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Georgia and her Specialist Degree from Georgia State University. She worked for the Morgan County Board of Education 42 years, touching so many lives along …

Richard Leslie Wertheim

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Richard Leslie Wertheim, 65 passed July 18, 2018 in his home in Buckhead. He was born in Needham MA, October 16, 1952 to the late Clarke Harris Wertheim and the late Patricia Anne Crossman Wertheim. He was preceded by his brother the late Paul Harris Wertheim. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Theresa Quern, his daughter Melissa and husband Tom O’Brien, his daughter Denise Wertheim and partner Danielle Belisle, and daughter Lisa Wertheim and fiancé Matthew Stoner. He also leaves behind his two grandchildren, Kiley and Connor …

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Maurice B. Thompson

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Maurice B. Thompson, 102, passed away July 21, 2018 at Seasons Hospice in Cumming. Born June 7, 1916 at Rabun Gap, Georgia, to Lon L. and Mary Pitts Thompson, he served overseas with the Army Air Corps during World War II, from which he returned on the Queen Mary and was honorably discharged after four years of service. He earned a Masters of Education degree at the University of Georgia after first attending Berry College. He was a public school principal early in his career, followed by several years as …

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Joe Burgess

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Joe Burgess, 69, of Buckhead passed away on July 16, 2018.  He was born in Walton County on August 6,1948 to the late Hazel Burgess and the late Tom Burgess. He was preceded in death by his son, the late Jeff Burgess. He was a 1966 graduate of Monroe Area High School and was retired from Bellsouth. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Justin and Beth Burgess of Monroe; 2 grandchildren, Rylan and Maddox Burgess; brothers, Tommy and Diane Burgess, David Burgess, and Lynn Burgess, all of Monroe; and …

William Franklin Nunn Sr.

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William Franklin Nunn Sr., 73, of Thomaston died at his residence June 24, 2018. Memorial services for Frank was held Sunday, July 1, at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of Thomaston First Baptist Church. Rev. Bill Barber officiated.    Frank was born in Bostwick March 24, 1945 to Columbus Flourney “Sam” and Mary Ethel Montgomery Nunn. His parents preceded him in death.    Frank was a husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle, and friend to so many. He faced an ugly disease, cancer, with determination and fought with such tenacity. He …

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Charles Tyler Hall

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Charles Tyler Hall, 21 of Madison, died July 10, 2018 after an accident on Lake Oconee.  Tyler was born July 14, 1996 in Thomaston, to Wade and Karen Hall.  Tyler was a graduate of Morgan County High School and was an electrician.  Tyler Hall is survived by his parents as well as a sister, Jessica Lawson and Charles Brian Lawson, and nephews Blaise and Bode Lawson.  He also leaves grandparents, Betty Jean Hall and Frances Wasikowski. He will always be remembered for his spirited personality and passionate friendships with others. …

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James “Boogie” Ross Jr.

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   James “Boogie” Ross Jr. passed away July 15, 2018 at Morgan Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 21 at the hour of 1 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church, 336 East Main Street, Rutledge. The body will lie in state from noon until the time of service.    Family and friends will gather for visitation Friday, July 20 at Jones and Turner Funeral Home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.   Jones and Turner Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Clifford Harold Bell

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Clifford Harold Bell, 67 of Buckhead, died July 4, 2018.  Mr. Bell was the son of the late Jewel Bell and Marie Gailey Bell.  He was a member of Madison Presbyterian Church.  He worked as a carpenter until an injury forced him to retire.  Mr. Bell still enjoyed wood working and loved to help others.  Clifford was a loving son, father and grandfather. Clifford Bell is survived by his Mother, Marie Bell Harris and two children, Laurie McKissick and Sid and Shane Bell and Leslie.  He leaves six grandchildren, Taylor …

Francis Marion Carson II

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Francis Marion Carson II, of Madison, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 5, 2018 after a short illness.  Services were held on Sunday, July 8 at Madison Presbyterian Church in Madison.  Burial was private.   Memorials may be made to youth programs at Madison Presbyterian Church or the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia. He was a native of Reynolds, Georgia.  He was a graduate of Middle Georgia College and received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering from the University of Georgia.  He was retired from Georgia Power …

Harold Paschal Alford

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Harold Paschal Alford, 96, passed away late afternoon at his residence at The Glen at Lake Oconee, under the care of Hospice Compassus. Mr. Alford was born on August 22, 1921, in Morgan County to the late Claude and Addie Alliston Alford. He was a dairy farmer, loving husband, father, grandfather,great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He devoted his life to family togetherness, which centered on meals and family gatherings. He will be remembered for his humor, sharp memory,stability, friendship and laughter. He was a faithful member of Harmony Baptist …

Lark Bargo

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Lark Bargo, 79 of Greensboro went home to be with the Lord he loved on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.  He went peacefully at home with his family beside him.  He had battled many health issues.  Lark owned and operated Larkin Used Cars, Incorporated in Madison for nearly 20 years. Born to Cash and Ellen Bargo in Kentucky, Lark was one of nine children.  He was a fearless youth whom family remembers often climbing a tree by the house to get onto the roof.  Lark was protective of his siblings, especially …