Obituaries

Thu
11
Aug

Jeffrey Lott

Jeffrey B. Lott, 45, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016. 

He was born May 25, 1971 to Jane Whitman Lott of Athens and the late Charles Lott. 

He was a 1990 graduate of Parkview High School and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1994. 

The funeral service was Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Lord and Stephens, West. Interment followed at Oconee Hill Cemetery. 

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Dade Stephens Lott; daughter, Kennedy Grace Lott of Greensboro; brother, Derrick Lott of Loganville; and many other family members and countless friends. 

Thu
04
Aug

Emmie Harper Charping

Emmie Harper Charping

Emmie Harper Charping

Mrs. Emmie Harper Charping went to be with the Lord on, Tuesday, July 12, 2016. She died at her home surrounded by her family. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Charping; her parents, George Irvin Harper and Annie Roberta (Haley) Harper; four sisters, Lucy Massey, Mary Poole, Willie Maude Carnes and Bernice Bryant; and two brothers, Clark Harper and Clarence Harper.

Thu
04
Aug

Leroy Jackson

Mr. Leroy Jackson, son of the late Mr. Thomas and Lucille Jackson, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2016. He was born May 31, 1948 in Putnam County, and was the family’s fifth child.

At an early age, Mr. Jackson accepted Christ as his personal Savior and became a member of the Jefferson Baptist Church in Eatonton.

He was a graduate of Butler Baker High School class of 1967. In addition, he attended Jackson Business College, and later served in the United States Army as a clerk/typist from May 9, 1969 until December 1973.

After returning from the service, he was employed by the federal government with the Internal Revenue Service. 

Mr. Jackson was a devoted worker who was also smart, very kind, humble and generous.

Fri
29
Jul

Robert William Hogan

Robert William Hogan

Robert William Hogan

The funeral service for Mr. Robert William Hogan, 69 will be conducted Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Lakeside Baptist Church at Lake Oconee with the Rev. Jay Thompson and the Rev. Joe Hughes officiating.

The family will be at the church to receive friends on Saturday from noon until the service hour.

Bob Hogan was a native of Pompano Beach, Fla. who served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was drafted between semesters while attending the University of Florida. He was an avid Gators fan. 

Fri
29
Jul

Norman Robertson

Mr. Norman Crossley “Gus” Robertson, 78, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016. The service will be private.

Mr. Robertson was a residential construction contractor and the owner of Quality Homes by Robertson Inc.

He was born in Lithonia, lived at Lake Oconee after moving from Rockdale County. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and a member of Concord United Methodist Church.

Mr. Robertson is preceded in death by his parents, Augustus Lamar Robertson and Cora Ruth McDearis Robertson. 

Fri
29
Jul

Rufus Sanders Jr.

Mr. Rufus (The Chief) Sanders Jr., son of the late Rufus and Sarah Bell Sanders, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Putnam General Hospital in Eatonton. He was born April 20, 1941 in Shady Dale.

Mr. Sanders was a member of the Mount Gilead Baptist Church, Eatonton, where he served on the Deacon Board. In addition, he was an original member of the Rising Sun Gospel Group. 

Mr. Sanders attended the Jasper County Schools and was retired from the Georgia Power Company.

Thu
21
Jul

Richard Molden Tillman

Richard Molden Tillman

Richard Molden Tillman

Richard Molden Tillman, 77, of Hillsboro, passed away Friday, July 15, 2016, at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.

Molden Tillman was a lifelong resident of Hillsboro.

His parents were the late Luther Marshall Tillman and Estelle Jackson Tillman. He was a member of Hillsboro Baptist Church.

Molden Tillman owned and operated Tillman’s BBQ along with his late wife, Emmie Lula “Lou” Hunnicutt Tillman, who passed away two months ago. Prior to owning the barbecue restaurant, he operated a welding company making trailers. He also worked for several mining corporations.

Along with his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his step-son, Steven Allen Hammond; and brother, Gene Tillman.

Thu
21
Jul

Nancy Winfield

Nancy Winfield

Nancy Winfield

Nancy Lee Winfield went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

Nancy and her husband, Larry, moved to the beautiful Lake Country of Eatonton in 2006, after living in central New York for most of their lives.

She was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Louise (Lawrence) Holcomb. 

She graduated from McGraw Central School in 1963 and Champlain College in Burlington Vt. in 1965.

After raising her family of eight children, she retired from her position as high school secretary at McGraw Central High School.

Her greatest love was serving others. She raised her family as well as serving faithfully at her local church in New York in many capacities. 

Thu
21
Jul

Dot Wooten Cleland

Dot Wooten Cleland

Dot Wooten Cleland

Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Lanelle Wooten Cleland, 75, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. 

The funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 16 in the Chapel of Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville. Interment followed in Baldwin Memorial Gardens.

The family received friends at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the service hour.

Mrs. Cleland was a native of Hazelhurst, spent 20 years in Eatonton and White Plains before making her home in Milledgeville for the last 21 years. 

She was preceded in death by a son, David Taylor; parents, Marvin and Azilee Peacock Wooten; and sisters, Carlin Griffin and JoAnn Clay; and brothers, James R. Wooten and Homer L. Wooten.

Thu
21
Jul

William (Bill) Smith

William (Bill) Smith, 76, of Eatonton passed away at his residence on Monday, July 11, 2016.

He was born in Ashland, Pa. on Oct. 13, 1939.

He was retired from Burns Security, where he was a security officer. He was also a member of the ham radio operators club for disasters, and he enjoyed hunting and fishing.

The visitation was Wednesday, July 13, 2016 from 5 to 7 PM at Vining Ivy Hill Chapel. The service was held on Thursday, July 14 at Crossroads Baptist Church at 3 p.m., officiated by the Rev. John McMillian Jr. Burial followed the service at Crestlawn Memorial Gardens.

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