Our Obituaries

Carolyn Elkins

September 12, 1934 - December 4, 2016


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Jack Evans, Jr.

June 9, 1960 - December 3, 2016


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Reginald Dean Allen

April 21, 1945 - November 23, 2016

Funeral services for Reginald Dean Allen, 71, of Dudley, who died Wednesday, November 23, 2016, will be held Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. in Fisher Funeral Home Chapel in Cochran. Reggie was born in Henry County to the late Linzy and Onice Nail Allen. He had lived in Laurens County since 1998, when he retired from Civil Service with the Post Engineers at Ft. Gillem and Ft....
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Neddie B. Eitel

June 19, 1934 - November 23, 2016

Funeral services for Neddie Brantley Eitel, of Cochran, 82, who died Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at her residence surrounded by her family, will be held Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Cochran First Baptist. Burial will be in Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Born in Treutlen County, Neddie was the daughter of the late Lige and Ruby Simpson Brantley and the widow of Luther...
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Iris K. Dixon

April 18, 1932 - November 19, 2016

Graveside services for Iris Kersey Dixon, 84, of Twiggs County, who died at Dublinaire Nursing Home in Dublin on November 19, 2016, will be held Monday, November 21, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in El Sharath Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Born in Laurens County, Iris was the daughter of the late Henry Walter and Annie Gertrude Davis Kersey and the widow of James Ethedore "Shorty" Dixon. She...
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Kenneth Anthony Rosen

February 14, 1947 - November 17, 2016

Memorial services for Kenneth Anthony Rosen, 69, of Columbia, South Carolina, who died at Carl Vinson VA Medical Center on November 17, 2016, will be held at a later date. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he was the son of the late Hyman Rosen and Cecelia Stevens. He attended Solvay High School and received his associate's degree in business from Central City Business Institute in Syracuse, New...
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Margaret Holloway Smith

March 30, 1920 - November 15, 2016

Funeral services for Margaret Holloway Smith, 96, of Hawkinsville, who died at Kingsford Place on November 15, 2016, will be held Friday November 18, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Ruth Baptist Church. Burial will be in Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Born in Bleckley County, Margaret was the daughter of the late Leonard and Rosa Barlow Holloway and the widow of James M. Smith, Sr. after 74 years of...
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James Hall, Sr.

September 22, 1929 - November 14, 2016

Memorial services for James Franklin Hall, Sr., 87, of Dublin, who died Monday, November 14, 2016, in Serenity Place, will be held Thursday, November 17, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. in chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with Rev. Chad Zueck. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. James was born in Hartley, Georgia to the late Preston R. Hall, Sr. and Lillie Mae Harp Hall. He was a former member of Cochran...
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Bennie W. Smith, Jr.

January 19, 1954 - November 11, 2016

Memorial services for Bennie Woodfin Smith, Jr., 62, of Hawkinsville, who died Friday, November 11, 2016, in Coliseum Hospital, will be held at a later date. Bennie was born in Macon to the late Bennie W. Smith, Sr. and Jayenelle Bryant Smith. He attended school in Bleckley County and worked hanging Sheetrock for Churchwell Drywall. Survivors include: sons, Bennie Joe Smith of Wrightsville...
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Tony Anderson

August 8, 1938 - November 10, 2016

Graveside services for Tony Patrick Anderson, 78, of Hawkinsville, who died Thursday, November 10, 2016, in the Medical Center Navicent Health will be held Sunday, November 13, 2016, at 4 p.m. in Orange Hill Cemetery. Tony was born in Pulaski County, son of the late John Henry Anderson, Sr. and Belle Woods Anderson. He was a 1956 graduate of Hawkinsville High School, a 1958 graduate of Middle...
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J. Albert Allen

September 30, 1940 - November 10, 2016

Funeral services for James Albert Allen, 76, of Chester, who died Thursday, November 10, 2016, in Fairview Hospital, will be held Sunday, November 13, 2016, at 2 p.m. in chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with Rev. Wes Young officiating. Burial will be in Dublin Memorial Gardens. Albert was born in Bleckley County to the late J. Herbert and Ollie Mae Beck Allen. He was retired from Victor Forsmann...
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Leslie "Buddy'' Dennis, Jr.

September 23, 1950 - November 6, 2016

Graveside services for Leslie Howard Dennis, Jr., 66, of Warner Robins, formerly of Cochran, will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at 11 a.m. in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Leslie died on Saturday, November 5, 2016, in the Houston Medical Center. Leslie was born in McRae, Georgia, son of the late Leslie Howard Dennis, Sr. and Lola Evans Dennis. He was raised in Cochran and was a graduate of...
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J. Welton "Bud" Moore

October 13, 1924 - October 30, 2016

Funeral services for Jessie Welton "Bud" Moore, 92, of Twiggs County, who died Sunday, October 30, 2016, at his residence will be held Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at 11 a.m. in ElSharath Missionary Baptist Church. Entombment will be in ElSharath Church Cemetery. Bud was born in Danville to the late John Patrick Moore, Sr. and Erlene Padgett Moore and was married for 65 years to the late...
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Jens E. Larsen, Jr.

March 14, 1944 - October 26, 2016

Graveside services for Jens Edenfield Larsen, Jr., 72, of Cochran, who died Wednesday, October 26, 2016, in Pruett Health of Forsyth will be Friday, October 28, 2016, at 11 a.m. in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Jens was born in Macon, son of the late Jens E. Larsen, Sr. and Esther Northen Larsen, and was raised in Twiggs County. He was a 1962 graduate of Twiggs County High School, a graduate of Middle...
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Bart Bryant

October 11, 1966 - October 18, 2016

Funeral services for James Bart Bryant, 50, of Cochran, who died Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at his residence, will be held Friday, October 21, 2016, at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Born in Hawkinsville to the late James Wyndell and Linda Sue Bryant, Bart was a graduate of Bleckley County High School Class of 1984 and a retired air...
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Dennis Ray Garrett

January 13, 1955 - October 9, 2016

Funeral services for Dennis Ray Garrett, 61, of Hawkinsville, who died on Sunday, October 9, 2016, in the Medical Center of Central Georgia will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Mr. Garrett was born in Ft. Campbell, KY, son of the late Ray and Imogene Graham Garrett. He had lived in...
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Mildred H. McLeod

September 21, 1934 - October 6, 2016

Funeral services for Mildred Howell McLeod, 82, of Cochran, who died at Green Meadows Personal Care Home on October 6, 2016, will be held Saturday October 8, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Brooks officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Mildred was a life-long resident of Bleckley County, the daughter of the late Taylor Jessie and Cora Adams...
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Raymond J. Tapper III

April 16, 1945 - September 22, 2016

Memorial services for Raymond Joseph Tapper, III, 71, of Cochran, who died Thursday, September 22, 2016, will be held Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. in the First Nazarene Church of Cochran. A memorial service will also be held in Easton, MD on October 15, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at First Wesleyan Church. Born in Cordova, Maryland, to the late Raymond J. Tapper, Jr. and Ella Mae Collins Tapper....
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Annette H. Fennell

June 1, 1940 - September 22, 2016

Funeral services for Annette H. Fennell, 76, of Cochran who died September 22, 2016, will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Born in Oglethorpe, Georgia, the daughter of the late Charles A. Head, Sr. and Evelyn English Head and widow of James W. "Billy" Fennell, Jr., Annette lived in Hawkinsville most...
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J.W. MADDOX

August 31, 1934 - September 18, 2016

Funeral services for J.W. Maddox, 82, who died Sunday, September 18, 2016 at his residence, will be held Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with the Elder Franklin Bryant and Dr. Jerry Walls officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. J.W. was born in Bleckley County to the late Isaac Edward and Leila Mae Kitchens Maddox. He...
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Ginny Kay Hatcher

August 2, 1943 - September 16, 2016

Services for Virginia "Ginny" Kay Hatcher, 73, of Cochran, who died on Friday, September 16, 2016, will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2016, at 1 p.m. in Trinity Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Born in Seattle, WA, she was daughter of the late Benjamin Brodhead, Sr. and Virginia Shedd Brodhead. She was a member of the Cochran High School Class of 1961, and...
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Florine Lucas

May 20, 1927 - September 14, 2016

Funeral services for Florine Lucas, of Cochran, 89, who died Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at Bryant Health and Rehab, will be held on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in Fisher Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Hart Cemetery. Born in Bleckley County, she was the daughter of the late Cary and Mollie Hart Lucas. She lived in Bleckley County all of her life and attended school in...
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Emory Bozeman

August 24, 1970 - September 10, 2016

The family of Dwight Emory Bozeman, 46, of Sugar Hill, who died Saturday, September 10, 2016 at his residence, will meet friends and family Sunday in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Emory was born in Macon, Georgia, to Dudley and Brenda Brown Bozeman. He was the grandson of the late Bernard and Lucy Leota Manning...
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Lynette Penuel Forehand

August 19, 2016

ASHFORD. . .Lynette Penuel Forehand, a resident of Ashford, died early Friday afternoon, August 19, 2016, at her home. She was 81. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. (C.D.T.) Sunday, August 21, 2016, in the Holman-Headland Mortuary Chapel with Dr. Kevin L. Freeman officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M. Sunday at the mortuary in Headland. Graveside...
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Barbara Faye Scarboro

July 9, 1944 - August 13, 2016

Funeral services for Barbara Faye Scarboro, 72, of Chester, who died Saturday, August 13, 2016 at her residence, will be Monday, August 15, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. in Rowland Chapel Church of the Nazarene. Burial will be in Mullis Cemetery. Born in Laurens County, she was the daughter of the late J. W. Hendrix and Lois Jane Johnson Hendrix Rutherford. She was a member of Rowland Chapel Church of...
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Opal J. Rowland

September 12, 1934 - August 7, 2016

Funeral Services for Opal J. Rowland, 81, of Chester who died Sunday, August 7, 2016, at Serenity Place in Dublin, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 9, 2016, in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rowland Cemetery. Born in Dodge County, the daughter of the late Perry Rowland, Theo Oxley, and Irene Minter Rowland Oxley and the widow of Aaron Rowland, she attended...
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Rachel Harrison Stokes

December 1, 1932 - July 15, 2016

Rachel was the daughter of W. Esra and Eunice King Harrison. She was born in Harrison, Georgia and after graduating high school there; she attended Middle Georgia College and then graduated from the University of Georgia. She taught school and kept books before her children were born, then devoted full time to mothering and home. She was an active member of Vineville Baptist Church for 25...
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Winifred "Wink" Greer

February 19, 1923 - July 8, 2016

Funeral arrangements for Winifred "Wink" Greer, 93, of Cochran, who passed away on July 8, 2016, will be held Sunday, July 10, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with her son-in-law, Thomas S. Dawson III, officiating and her eulogy given by John Shipes and her grandson, Will McDaniel. Burial will be in Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Born in Pulaski County on February 19...
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Herman Belflower

August 2, 1938 - July 4, 2016

Funeral services for Major Herman Edward Belflower USMC, Ret, 77, who died in his hometown of Cochran on Monday, July 4, 2016 will be held Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Ruth Baptist Church. Burial will be in Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Major Belflower was born on August 2, 1938 in Cochran to Charles Lester and Ethie Pritchett Belflower. A veteran of The Vietnam Conflict,...
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Annette Pritchett Stokes

April 24, 1928 - June 26, 2016

Funeral arrangements for Annette Pritchett Stokes, 88, who passed away on June 26, 2016, will be held Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Annette was the daughter of the late Robert E. (Bob) and Donie Holland Skipper. She was predeceased by her only sister, Ruby S. Dykes Jones, and only brother, Thomas E. Skipper. Her...
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Nancy Smith Turner

June 30, 1951 - June 18, 2016

A Celebration of Life for Nancy Smith Turner, 64, of Jacksonville, Florida, who died unexpectedly on June18, 2016, will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with Priest Dale Jones officiating. Born in Bleckley County, she was daughter of the late Wilbur Ray and Ethel Bryant Smith and the widow of Joe Turner. She was a 1969 graduate of Cochran...
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Don "Buck" Rogers

January 20, 1960 - June 15, 2016

Funeral services for Don "Buck" Rogers, 56, of Newnan who died Wednesday, June 15, 2016 in Piedmont Hospital in Newnan, will be held Saturday, June 18, 2015 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with Rev. Tony Harmond officiating and burial following in the Cool Springs Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Born in Laurens County, son of the late William Mack and Katie Mixon Rogers, he...
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Nina Kelly Peacock

January 12, 1921 - June 8, 2016

Memorial services for Nina Kelly Peacock, formerly of Cochran, 95, who died Wednesday, June 8, 2016, will be held Friday, June 10, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with the Rev. Phil Bryant officiating. Born in Bleckley County, she was the daughter of the late Arnold William Kelly and Adell Jones Kelly and widow of Melvin Pete Peacock. She graduated from Cochran High...
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Robbie Mae Jenkins

December 1, 1944 - June 2, 2016

Robbie Mae Jenkins answered her Heavenly Father's summons on June 2, 2016. Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 11, 2016 in Brown Hill Baptist Church with interment in Brown Hill Church Cemetery. The Reverend Melton Jones will officiate. Born in Twiggs County on December 1, 1944, to the parentage of the late Sam Ashley, Sr. and Maybell Whipple Ashley. Her son, Tyrone Jenkins,...
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Frances Scarborough Powers

June 20, 1930 - May 25, 2016

Funeral Services for Frances Scarborough Powers, 85, formerly of Cochran, Georgia who died Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at her home, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 29, 2016, in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Entombment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Born in Dodge County, the daughter of the late James Hollis and Edna Cheek Scarborough and the widow of David E. Powers, Jr. She had...
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Edward Durell Moore

September 25, 1945 - May 24, 2016

The family of Edward Durell Moore of Cochran, GA, who was born on September 25, 1945 and died on May 24, 2016, held a private memorial service on Saturday, May 28, 2016. He was preceded in death by his son, Robert Moore, and his parents, Foy Moore and Mary Lou Dixon Moore. Survivors include his children, Eddie (Sondra) Moore, D.D. Moore, and Monica (Ed) Williams; a sister, Patricia Byram; ...
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Tyler Cole Floyd

April 14, 1992 - May 23, 2016

Memorial services for Tyler Cole Floyd, 24, of Cochran, who died Monday, May 23, 2016, will be held Friday, May 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Tyler was born in Dublin and lived in Cochran and Allentown all of his life. He was a graduate of Bleckley County High School and was employed by Quality Trans, Inc. He was of Baptist Faith. He was preceded in death his...
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Daris Skinner

December 19, 1924 - May 21, 2016

Funeral services for Daris Skinner, 91, of Cochran, who died Saturday at the Hospice of Middle Georgia in Perry, will be held Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the Fisher Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be private. Mr. Skinner was born in Emanuel County, son of the late Walton and Mary Axton Skinner. He had lived in Bleckley County since 1968. He was a retired farmer and a World War...
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Julius Perkins

May 21, 2016

Funeral services for Julius Perkins, 86, of Cochran, who died Saturday at the Doctors Hospital of Augusta, will be held Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the Fisher Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Bowers Cemetery. Mr. Perkins was born in Bleckley County, son of the late Pete and Ruth Williams Perkins. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and member of the National Guard. He was retired...
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Carolyn Lewis Johnson

August 5, 1923 - May 19, 2016

Funeral services for Carolyn Clarke Lewis Johnson of Warner Robins, who died Thursday, May 19, 2016, will be held Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Entombment will be in Parkway Memorial Gardens in Warner Robins. Born in Elko, Carolyn was the daughter of the late John Tine Lewis and Ruby Jean Teal Lewis and was the widow of Lewis Griffin Johnson, Sr. She...
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Edith Hall Butts

January 28, 1936 - May 19, 2016

Funeral services for Edith Hall Butts, 80, of Cochran, will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2016 in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Born in Bleckley County, she was daughter of the late Luther "Rooster" Hall and Alma Holloway Hall. She was a graduate of Cochran High School and member of Bethany Baptist Church. She retired from L & H Shirt Company and was a homemaker. She was preceded...
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William Carlton Lawson

April 17, 1930 - May 16, 2016

William Carlton Lawson, age 86 of Cochran, Georgia passed away May 16, 2016 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta following an extended bout of pneumonia. He was the son of Violet and Zollie Lawson of Cochran, Ga. Carlton is survived by his wife, Antoinette Lawson of Cochran, and the children from his first marriage to Lavada S. Lawson - Eliot Lawson of Cochran and Mary Ellen L. Barker of Atlanta...
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Irene S. Crooms

December 8, 1916 - May 16, 2016

Funeral services for Mrs. Irene S. Crooms, 99, who passed away peacefully at Wellstar Tranquility Hospice in Marietta, Georgia on Monday, May 16, 2016, will be held in the Sanctuary of First United Methodist Church, Cochran at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Crooms was the widow of Clarence Clifford Crooms. She was born December 8, 1916, to David...
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Clyde Edward Wallace

January 21, 1929 - May 14, 2016

Graveside services for Mr. Clyde Edward Wallace, 87, of Cochran, who died on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Bryant Nursing Center, will be held Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 2 p.m. in Evergreen Cemetery, Fitzgerald. Born in Smyrna, he was son of the late Wilson Ulysses and Mary Gertrude Wilkie Wallace. He was a former insurance agent and retired truck driver. He was a member of the National Rifle...
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Mary Lou "Sis" Beck

April 26, 1930 - May 8, 2016

The Lord in his mercy, wisdom, and love, looked down from Heaven and saw that his child needed to rest. He embraced her in his arms and laid her head upon his breast and carried her away in the early mist of morning to join her mom on Mother's Day, oh what a gift for her. What better blessing or gift to receive than to go be with Jesus and her mom on Mother's Day. Ms. Mary Lou "Sis" Beck was...
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Lucille P. Smith

December 5, 1928 - May 4, 2016

Funeral services for Lucille Peacock Smith, 87, of Cochran, who died Wednesday, May 4, 2016, in Dodge County Hospital, will be held Saturday, May 7, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Salem Baptist Church Cemetery. Lucille was born in Macon County, daughter of the late Jessie Frank and Iserbell Champion Peacock and widow of Lewis W. Smith. She lived in...
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Lois Pettis Roland

June 5, 1926 - May 1, 2016

Funeral services for Lois Pettis Roland, 89, of Cochran, who died Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Bryant Nursing Center, will be held Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at Union Hill Baptist Church. Burial will be in Union Hill Cemetery. A lifelong resident of Bleckley County, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Annie Skipper Pettis and the widow of Alfred Roland. She was a homemaker, a long...
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Myrtie Mae Nobles

October 5, 1933 - April 30, 2016

Myrtie Mae Nobles " Myrt", 82, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the home of her loving daughter, Lavonia. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 2 p.m. in Bethany Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Moseley and Rev. Ken Rodgers officiating. Burial will be in Cool Springs Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Born Bibb County, she was daughter of the late Freeman...
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Mahlon Willis Floyd

January 18, 1924 - April 25, 2016

Funeral services for Mahlon W. Floyd, 92, of Cochran, who died Monday, April 25, 2016 at Green Meadows Retirement Home, will be held in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be private in Limestone Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Floyd was a life long residence of Bleckley County and son of the late Thomas J. and Effie Mae Howell Floyd. He was a veteran...
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Alice Faye Hinson

March 25, 1943 - April 16, 2016

Homegoing services for Alice Faye Hinson, 73, of Cochran, who died Saturday, April 16, 2016 at her residence, will be held in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 2 P.M. Burial will be private in Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery. Faye was born in Macon and had lived in Cochran most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Ollif Roland Curtis and Charline Hair...
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Barney W. Hendricks, Jr.

March 29, 2016

Funeral services for Barney W. Hendricks, Jr. will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 2, in Cochran First United Methodist Church with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Barney Hendricks, 90, died Tuesday, March 29, at the Medical Center of Central Georgia. He was the son of the late Barney W. Hendricks, Sr. and Margaret Cook Hendricks. He was preceded in death by his first wife of 32 years,...
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Prentice L. Gregory

December 11, 1940 - March 20, 2016

Funeral services for Prentice Lamar Gregory, 75, of Cochran, who died Sunday, March 20, 2016, at his residence, will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in Fisher Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Todd Bishop officiating. Burial will be in Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville. Born in Bibb County, he was the son of the late William C. Gregory and Allane Mason...
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Lorell Calhoun Owens

March 15, 2016

Funeral services for Mrs. Lorell Calhoun Owens, 88, of Bullard, who died Tuesday, March 15, 2016 in Macon, will be held Friday, March 18, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Arp Missionary Baptist Chuch, 635 Kennedy Road, Rebecca, Georgia. Burial will be in Arp Church Cemetery. Born in Turner County, she was the daughter and one of ten children of the late Richard A. and Lula Smith Calhoun and...
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Robert "Bob" Eugene Watson, Sr.

August 10, 1922 - March 14, 2016

ROBERT E. "BOB" WATSON, SR. Graveside services for Robert E. "Bob" Watson, Sr., 93, of Macon, who died Monday, March 14, 2016 in a Macon hospital, will be held Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 2 p.m. His son, Rev. Robert "Keith" Watson will officiate at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Macon. Born in Buena Vista, Ohio, he was son of the late Floyd Hays Watson and Everetta Brown Watson. He served...
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Raybon B. Lord

March 10, 2016

Funeral services for Elder Raybon B. Lord, 86, of Sycamore, will be held Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. in Trail Branch Primitive Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Born in Pulaski County, he was son of the late Elder J.B. "Ben" and Clara Knighton Lord. He was widower to his first wife, Jean Barlow Lord, and was a graduate of Dudley High School. He had lived in...
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Charlie R. Long

March 9, 2016

CHARLIE R. LONG Funeral services for Charlie R. Long, 47, of Dry Branch, who died Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Bibb County, will be held Saturday, March 12, 2016, at 3:30 p.m. in El Sharath Baptist Church with Revs. Steve Hamrick and Charles Carter officiating. Born in Macon, he was son of the late W.C. "Dick" and Betty Jackson Long. Charlie was retired from YKK in Macon and attended El...
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Janice Howell Lamb

March 9, 2016

Graveside services for Janice Howell Lamb, 78, of Danville, who died peacefully Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin, will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 11 a.m. in Cool Springs Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with Elders Franklin Bryant and Sammy Bryant officiating. Born December 26, 1937, in Danville, Bleckley County, she was daughter of the late Nathan...
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Tony Bryant

December 26, 1963 - February 13, 2016

Funeral services for Tony Bryant, 52, of Cochran, who died Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Bleckley Memorial Hospital, will be held Tuesday at 11 A.M. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with James Alexander officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Born in Bleckley County, son of the late Ralph and Robbie Lou Bryant. He attended school in Bleckley County and was a Chef with Middle...
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Virginia Stephens Smith

November 16, 1937 - February 6, 2016

A visitation celebrating the life of Virginia Stephens Reeves Smith, 78, of Cochran, who died Saturday, February 6, 201 at Serenity Place in Dublin, will be held Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. A lifelong resident of Cochran, Virginia was the daughter of the late Cpl. Wadsworth Lee Stephens, Jr. and...
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Marie Burns Smith

October 7, 1926 - February 4, 2016

Marie Slappy Burns Smith answered her Heavenly Father's summons on February 4, 2016. Services will be held at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, February 9, 2016 in Piney Grove Baptist Church with interment in Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Born in Bleckley County on October 7, 1926, she was the daughter of the late, Homer Thomas and Mattie Lee Slappy. She was the widow of Henry Smith. She was a member...
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Jeffrey B. Oyer

May 4, 1970 - January 21, 2016


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Emmett Fountain, Jr.

May 30, 1940 - January 15, 2016

Funeral services for Emmett Fountain, Jr., 75, of Chester, who died Friday, January 15, 2016, at his residence, will be held Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the Fisher Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Trail Branch Cemetery. Born in Bleckley County, he was the son of the late Emmett Fountain, Sr. and Donia McDaniel Fountain and was the widower of Nona Brown Fountain. Emmett attended school in...
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James "Jim" M. F. Brown

July 8, 1937 - January 13, 2016

Funeral services for James "Jim" M.F. Brown, 78, who died Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at his residence, will be held Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pulaski Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Born in Clarksville, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Floyd Brown, Sr. and Jewel Carol Brown and the widower of Shirley Evans Brown. Jim...
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Dave Arnold Lewis, Jr.

October 17, 1961 - January 12, 2016

Memorial services for Dave Arnold Lewis, Jr., 54, of Wray, who died in Eastman Tuesday, January 12, 2016, will be held at 3:00 on Sunday, January 24, 2016 in the Christian Life Center in Eastman with Brother Mike Grenade, his dear friend, officiating. Born in Bibb County, he was son of the late Dave Arnold Lewis, Sr. and Dorothy Louise Holloway Wellborn. A resident of Ben Hill County, he was a...
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Geneva C. Hinson

January 12, 1916 - January 9, 2016

Graveside services for Geneva C. Hinson, 99, of Cochran, who died Saturday, January 9, 2016 at her residence, will be held Tuesday January 12, 2016 on her 100th birthday at 2:00 p.m., in Oak Grove Cemetery McRae, Georgia with Dr. Bill Woodson and Rev. Bob Herrington officiating. Mrs. Hinson was born in Telfair Co. the daughter of the late Will and Minnie Ashley Cadwell and the widow of James...
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Oline "Polly" Stripling

August 4, 1927 - January 6, 2016

Graveside services for Oline "Polly" Hortense Stripling, 88, of Sevierville, Tennessee, who died Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at her residence, will be held Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery at 3:00 p.m. Mrs. Stripling was born in Dodge County, Georgia, daughter of Leonard and Lillian Hinson Holland and widow of Charles Phillip Stripling and was a graduate of Eastman...
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Ronald "Ron" M. Shepard

November 28, 1945 - January 6, 2016

Funeral services for Ronald M. Shepard, 70, of Hawkinsville, who died January 6, 2016 in Taylor Regional Hospital, will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Born in Bleckley County, Ron was the son of the late Melvin D. and Mildred Giddens Shepard. He had lived in Hawkinsville for 23 years and was retired...
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Marco H. Dubroca

October 7, 1927 - January 2, 2016

Memorial services for Marco Helio Dubroca, 88, who died Saturday, January 2, 2016, in Bleckley Memorial Hospital, will be held Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the House of Grace with Rev. Joey Williams officiating. Born in Havana, Cuba, the son of the late Helio and Rosa Schmidt Dubroca, he received a degree in accounting from the University of Havana and moved to the United States...
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William T. "Sonny" Hall

August 21, 1938 - December 31, 2015

Memorial services for William T. "Sonny" Hall, 77, of Cochran, will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Born in Bleckley County, he was the son of the late Luther "Rooster" Hall and Alma Holloway Hall. He was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Hall Johnson. A 1956 graduate of Cochran High School, he was a farmer, retired from the Georgia...
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Joe D. Lyles, Jr.

February 1, 1920 - December 28, 2015

Funeral services for Joe Denson Lyles, Jr., of Cochran, 95, who died Monday, December 28, 2015, in Taylor Regional Hospital, will be held Friday, January 1, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Cochran First United Methodist Church. Burial will be private in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Born in Bleckley County, Joe was the son of the late Joe D. Lyles, Sr. and Emma Higginbothan Lyles and was the widower of Anne...
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Florence R. Davis

January 8, 1919 - December 28, 2015

Funeral services for Mrs. Florence Reffuse Davis, 96, of Cochran, who died December 28, 2015 at Bleckley Memorial Hospital, will be held Thursday, December 31, 2015, at 2:00 p.m., in Little Bethel Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will be in Little Bethel Cemetery. Born in Laurens County, she was daughter of late Jim T. and Viola Collins Reffuse and the widow of Johnnie Wilburn Davis. She had...
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Myrtice Dempsey Whigham

October 29, 1928 - December 26, 2015

Funeral services for Myrtice C. Whigham, 87, of Atlanta, who died on Saturday, December 26, 2015, will be held Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 1 p.m. at A.S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home in Decatur. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at the Bowers Community Cemetery in Dodge County. Born, October 29, 1928, she was the daughter of the late John and Bertha Dempsey. She enjoyed...
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Dianne Lyles Pritchett

May 25, 1956 - December 23, 2015

Funeral services for Dianne Lyles Pritchett, 59, of Cochran, who died Wednesday, December 23, 2015, will be held Monday, December 28, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Campbell officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Born in Pulaski County, Mrs. Pritchett was the daughter of the late Walter Lee "Bill" and Willa Pipkin Lyles and had lived most...
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Tony C. Teston

January 5, 1951 - December 22, 2015

Funeral services for Tony C. Teston, of Cochran, 64, who died Tuesday, December 22, 2015, will be held Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Born in Wayne County, Tony was the son of the late Eugene Clyde Teston and Cora Bell Williams and had lived in Cochran most of his life. He was a graduate of Cochran High...
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Shirley Hall Johnson

July 23, 1934 - December 22, 2015

Funeral services for Shirley Hall Johnson, of Cochran, 81, who died Tuesday, December 22, 2015, in Bleckley Memorial Hospital, will be held Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in Fisher Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Born in Bleckley County, she was the daughter of the late Luther Hall, Jr. and Alma Holloway Hall and the widow of Robert "Bobby"...
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Mabel Bridges Thompson

May 10, 1927 - December 22, 2015

Funeral services for Mabel Thompson, 88, of Cochran, who died Tuesday, December 22, 2015, at Serenity Place in Dublin, will be held Thursday, December 24, 2015, at 2 p.m. in Fisher Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Trail Branch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Born in Laurens County, she was daughter of the late Herbert L. and Clemmie Lord Bridges and was the widow of the Rev. Virgil...
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Janice Faye Lucas

May 31, 1950 - December 11, 2015

Funeral services for Janice Faye Lucas, of Cochran, 65, who died Friday, December 11, 2015, at The Medical Center in Macon, will be held Monday, December 14, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bowers Cemetery. Born in Ben Hill County, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Sarah Geraldine Keen Perkins. She lived in Dodge and Bleckley county most of her...
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Lewis Griffin Johnson, Sr.

October 7, 1941 - December 10, 2015

Funeral services for Lewis Griffin Johnson, Sr., 74, who died Thursday, December 10, 2015, will be held Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Entombment will be in Parkway Memorial Gardens in Warner Robins. Born in Twiggs County, Griffin was the son of the late H.C. Johnson and Blondine Rozier Johnson. He was a 1960 graduate of Cochran High School and...
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Catherine A. Floyd

November 15, 1952 - December 8, 2015

Funeral services for Catherine A. Floyd, of Cochran, 63, who died Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at her residence, will be held Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with the Elder Steven Dyer officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Born in Emporia, Kansas, Cathy was the daughter of the late Simon and Marilyn Whipp Floyd. She was a...
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Tommy W. Young

March 23, 1950 - December 6, 2015

Graveside services for Thomas Wesley Young, 65, of Cochran, who died Sunday, December 6, 2015, at Crisp Regional Hospital, will be held Friday, December 11, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Cochran. Born in Pulaski County to the late John W. "Duck" and Bennie Kate Stripling Young, he attended Cochran City Schools. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a member of...
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Dorothy Johnson Barrs

January 11, 1945 - December 3, 2015

Dorothy J. Barrs entered the Gates of Heaven on Thursday, December 3, 2015. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will be private in Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery. Born in Bleckley County, daughter of the late Charlie A. and Eva Abney Johnson, she was a graduate of 1963 Class of Cochran High School, Middle Georgia...
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Lillie Jane Boyd

January 25, 1943 - December 2, 2015

Lillie Jane Belflower Boyd "Granky", 72 of Oxford, GA , passed away on December 2, 2015 after an extended illness. Visitation will be held in Conyers at Scott Ward Funeral Services on Friday, December 4th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm and in Cochran at Fisher Funeral Home on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 4:00pm at the...
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Bobby G. Gay

April 28, 1933 - November 28, 2015

Funeral services for Bobby Gene Gay, 82, who died Saturday, November 28, 2015, in Bleckley Memorial Hospital, will be held Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Born in Bleckley County, he was the son of the late Nathaniel Frank Gay and Mattie Heath Gay. Bobby was the former Assistant Police Chief of the city of...
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Franz A. Eitel

December 29, 1926 - November 16, 2015

Funeral services for Dr. Franz A. Eitel, of Cochran, 88, who died Monday, November 16, 2015, in Regency Hospital in Macon, will be held Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Cochran First Baptist. Burial will be in Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Born in Berlin, Germany, Franz was the son of the late Wilhelm and Annie Marie Eitel. He moved to the United States in 1948 and graduated...
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Nannette H. Jones

September 5, 1930 - November 16, 2015

Funeral services for Nannette Harrell Jones, of Cochran, 85, who died Monday, November 16, 2015, at her residence, will be held Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with the Rev. Todd Sessions officiating. Burial will be private. Born in Dodge County, Nannette was the daughter of the late Lawton and Norma Conner Harrell and had lived in the Roddy...
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June H. Williams

June 4, 1927 - November 13, 2015

Funeral services for June Holloway Williams, of Cochran, 88, who died Friday, November 13, 2015, in Bleckley Memorial Hospital, will be held Monday, November 16, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with the Rev. Todd Bishop, Rev. Gary Johnson, and Rev. Ted Tedders officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Born in Bleckley County, June was the...
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Marty Baxter Hinson

January 30, 1968 - November 1, 2015

Memorial services for Marty Baxter Hinson, 47, of Portland, Oregon, who died Sunday, November 1, 2015, will be held Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Marty was born in Hawkinsville and grew up in Cochran and was currently living in Portland, Oregon. He was a graduate of Bleckley County High School and served honorably in the United States Army...
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Claudie Vaughn Bennett

October 26, 1926 - October 26, 2015

Funeral services for Claudie Vaughn Bennett, 89, of Thomaston, who died Monday, October 26, 2015 at her residence, will be held Friday, October 30, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Pulaski County. Born in Dooly County, Mrs. Bennett was the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland Vaughn and Annie Mae McKinney Vaughn Grantham. She...
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Patrick Douglas Allen

February 5, 1965 - October 26, 2015

Memorial services for Patrick Douglas Allen, 50, of Powder Springs, who died Monday, October 26, 2015, at Dekalb Medical Center, will be held Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 1:30 P.M. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Doug was born in Fulton County, son of the late William Douglas Allen. He attended Bleckley County High School and was a member of Southside Baptist Church of Cochran. He worked...
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Ralph T. Sanders

November 21, 1917 - October 24, 2015

Funeral services for Ralph Thomas Sanders, of Cochran, 97, who died Saturday, October 24, 2015, in Bleckley Memorial Hospital, will be held Monday, October 26, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethany Baptist Church with the Revs. Terry Moseley and Wes Young officiating. Burial will be in Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery. Born in Bleckley County, Ralph was the son of the late Tom W. and Donie Willis...
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Inez Daniels Pipkin

May 23, 1925 - October 22, 2015

Funeral services for Inez Daniels Pipkin, 90, of Cochran, who died Thursday, October 22, 2015 in Taylor Regional Hospital, will be held Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pipkin Family Cemetery. Born in Bleckley County, Mrs. Pipkin was the daughter of the late Jesse and Julia Mae Barrs Daniels and the widow of Talmadge Pipkin. She...
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Graylin Jim Johnson

July 18, 1957 - October 20, 2015

Funeral services for Graylin J. Johnson, 58, who died Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at his residence, will be held Friday, October 23, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Carter officiating. Burial will be private. Born in Laurens County, Graylin lived in Twiggs County most of his life. He was a graduate of Twiggs Academy Class of 1975 and a member of...
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Andrew W. Lawson

December 8, 1966 - September 30, 2015

Funeral services for Andrew Watson Lawson, 48, who died Wednesday, September 30, 2015, in Coliseum Medical Center, will be held Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with Rev. Christopher McKinney officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Born in Bibb County, son of the late Andrew Jordan Lawson. He attended school in Bleckley...
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Shirley Ann Foskey

June 8, 1932 - September 30, 2015

Funeral services for Shirley Ann Foskey, 83, of Cochran, who died Wednesday, September 30, 2015, will be held Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be at Union Hill Cemetery. Born in Bleckley County, daughter of the late Menzie R. and Sadie Elizabeth Pace Roland, she retired from Jac-Arts Label Factory and was a homemaker. She was a member...
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James S. Arnold

August 28, 1931 - September 21, 2015

Funeral services for James S. Arnold, 84, who died Monday, September 21, 2015, in The Medical Center of Central Georgia, will be held Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Cochran. Burial will be at Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Mr. Arnold was born in Bleckley County, son of the late James Andrew and Alice Rebecca Fordham Arnold. ...
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Thelma Lee Long

January 25, 1935 - September 18, 2015

Funeral services for Thelma Lee Long, 80, of Twiggs County, who died Friday, September 18,2015, at the Medical Center in Macon, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 23, 2015, in ElSharath Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Long was a life-long resident of Twiggs County, the daughter of the late John Lee Long and Lois Hill Long Coxwell, and widow...
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Janice F. Floyd

January 19, 1935 - September 13, 2015

Funeral services for Janice Fountain Floyd, 80, of Cochran, who died at her residence, will be held Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Limestone Baptist Church. Burial will be at Limestone Memorial Gardens. Born in Dodge County, daughter of the late William Homer and Lavata Mullis Fountain, Janice was a graduate of the Cochran High School Class of 1952. She was a retired bookkeeper...
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Carlos M. Davis

November 3, 1933 - September 12, 2015

Memorial services for Mr. Carlos M. Davis, 81, of Perry, who died on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at Regency Hospital in Macon, will be held Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Cochran with burial in Little Bethel Church Cemetery. Born in Bleckley County to the late William H. (Kid) and Mamie Roland Davis, Carlos lived most of his life in Bleckley County and...
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Allen Tony Rogers

April 29, 1947 - September 2, 2015

Funeral services for Allen Tony Rogers, 68, of Cochran, who died September 2, 2015 at his residence after a long battle with cancer, will be held Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be in ElSharath Church Cemetery. Born in Wilkinson County to the late Allen Herman Rogers and Rosa Lee "Teen" Dean Rogers Martin, Tony was a Veteran of the U.S....
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Opal Smith Chapman

October 12, 1932 - August 28, 2015

Funeral services for Opal S. Chapman, 82, of Cochran, who died Friday, August 28, 2015, at Bleckley Memorial Hospital, will be held Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be at Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Born in Dodge County, daughter of the late John and Ida Roland Smith, she attended school in Dodge County. She was a member of Faith...
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