Aug. 19, 1954 —Jan. 18, 2013
Mr. Larry Eugene Baggley, 58, of Griffin, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 18, 2013, at Christian Ministries Hospice.
Mr. Baggley was born in Fulton County on Aug. 19, 1954, to Mr. Andrew Eugene Baggley and the late Bertie Louise Sparks Baggley. He was also preceded in death by his stepmother, Grace Mae Foster Baggley, brothers, Alvin Junior Burks and Johnny Darrell Burks, and sister, Peggy McCard. Mr. Baggley was the owner of Baggley’s Tree Service.
Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Ryan and Landris Baggley of Griffin, Christopher and the late Angela Bailey of Alabama; granddaughters, Curtinia Perry, Katlyn Greene, Jaydin Baggley and the late Angela Michelle Baggley; grandson, Curtis Perry; father, Andrew E. Baggley of Griffin; brothers and sisters-in-law, William and Betty Baggley of Cochran, John and Delpha Burks of Griffin; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Jane Krenek of Griffin, Barbara Faye Johnson of Daytona Beach, Fla., Patricia and Richard Holder, Vickie and Robert Smith, Patsy and Jeff Clark, all of Griffin, and Shirley Morgan of North Carolina; several nieces and nephews; two great-nieces and one great-nephew.
Funeral services for Mr. Larry Baggley were conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home. The Rev. Greg Marsh, the Rev. William Baggley and Pastor Dana Stephens officiated. Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery. Donations may be made to Christian Ministries Hospice, 621 Carver Road, Griffin, GA 30224, in memory of Mr. Baggley.
Heritage Funeral Home, 1512 Williamson Road, Griffin, GA 30224, was in charge of arrangements. www.heritagefhgriffin.com.
Robert H. Steele
Died Jan. 21, 2013
Robert Hunt Steele, 90, of Rocky Ford, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at his residence in Rocky Ford. He was born in Griffin, Ga., was retired from the U.S. Army after 26 years, having served in World War II and Korea in the 15th Infantry Regiment-Cannon Company, and was retired from the Georgia Department of Public Safety after 20 years of service, where he was a license examiner. He was also a member of Rocky Ford Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Heidi Schulz; parents, George and Oneita Reeves Steele; and sister, Virginia David.
Survivors include wife, Thelma Harrelson Steele of Rocky Ford; daughters and son-in-law, Heidi Collins and Julia and Charles Gay, all of Statesboro; son and daughter-in-law, Leonard Jr. and Marian Elkins Collins of Sylvania and Barry and Julie Collins of Alpharetta, Ga.; brothers and sister-in-law, Ralph and Sarah Steele of Griffin, Ga., and George Steele of Missouri; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Rocky Ford Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Johnston and the Rev. Bob Holsten officiating. Burial will be at Rocky Ford Cemetery. He will lie in state at the church from 10 p.m. until 11 a.m.
Pallbearers: Josh Collins, Jed Gay, Adam Zack, Kenneth Collins, Charles Collins and Leslie Collins. Honorary pallbearers: Men’s Adult Sunday School Class at Rocky Ford Baptist Church. Full military honors at the cemetery.
Remembrances: Rocky Ford Baptist Church, c/o Aletha Durden, 164 Main St., Rocky Ford, GA 30455, or to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30458.
Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. www.thompsonstricklandwaters.com.
Mr. Michael Woods, 42, of 1205 W. Broad St., Griffin, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Atlanta Medical Center. Funeral services will be Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Providence Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Griffin Memorial Garden Cemetery. Public viewing will be held Wednesday at the funeral home from 1 to 8 p.m. and at the church one hour prior to the service. The cortege will assemble at 10:15 a.m. from the residence. McDowell’s Funeral Home Inc., 305 N. Hill St., Griffin, is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Jerry Robert Clanton, 67, of Locust Grove, died Sunday at Emory-Midtown Hospital. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Following the visitation a memorial service will be held in the chapel. Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 W. McIntosh Road, Griffin, is in charge of arrangements. www.conner-westburyfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Jerry Stephen Lucas, 56, of Griffin, died Monday at Spalding Regional Hospital. A private family service will be held. Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 W. McIntosh Road, Griffin, is in charge of arrangements. www.conner-westburyfuneralhome.com.
Gwendolyn Joyce Howard, 88, of Griffin, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Brightmoor Hospice. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced. The Haisten McCullough Funeral Home, 1155 Everee Inn Road, is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Tim W. Owens, 78, of Griffin, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Spalding Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Griffin Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit the family this evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Heritage Funeral Home, 1512 Williamson Road, Griffin, is in charge of arrangements. www.heritagefhgriffin.com.
Miss Karen Faye Prichard, 25, of Stockbridge, died Jan. 6, 2013, at Piedmont Henry Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted this afternoon at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Griffin Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit the family from noon until the service hour at the funeral home. Heritage Funeral Home, 1512 Williamson Road, Griffin, is in charge of arrangements. www.heritagefhgriffin.com.