Alan Jay Carson, 66, of Experiment, formerly of Acosta, Pennsylvania, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2022, from a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born in Emlenton, Pennsylvania, son of the late Norman David Carson Sr. and Mary Ellen Purbough-Pritts Boden.

Debra Ann Elliott, 68, of Griffin, passed away on June 25 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital.

Carrie M. Love peacefully joined the Lord on June 22.

Christal Lee Brannon Calhoun was born April 28, 1950, and died at age 72 on June 23, 2022, after a prolonged battle with breast cancer.

Mr. John Bennett Melin, Sr., 86, of Griffin, passed away on Wednesday, June 22.

Born in Berryton to the late James and Lillie Maude Watkins. Fred served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He moved to Griffin in 1956 and has been in the radio business for 70 years as the owner of W.H.I.E. and the voice of Swap Buy and Sell. He was active in the Jaycees, and joi…

Shirley Jane Parker Gordy, 67, of Griffin, wife of Randy Phelps Gordy, died on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at Grady Hospital in Atlanta.

Sheila Donnell Morgan Walker, 63, of Griffin, wife of Jerry Lee Walker, died on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at her home surrounded by her family.

Fred Watkins, 91, former owner of WHIE, passed away Wednesday, June 22. A visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, and a service will follow in the chapel. Interment will be at Westwood Gardens.

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Maxie Corby McGuffey, 51, of Opelika, formerly of Griffin, husband of Regina Harper McGuffey died on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at his home.

Larry Jackson Coleman, 79, of Ellenwood, passed away on June 18, at Piedmont Henry Hospital.

Marilyn Gore Parkerson, 82, died Thursday, June 16, at Grace Living Personal Care Home in Marietta, GA.

Karen Frances Jones, 63, of Griffin, passed away on Friday, June 17, at her residence.

Tim Conkle, 72 of Griffin, passed away on Wednesday, June 16, at WellStar Spalding Hospital.

Donna Lee Krepps passed away on Friday, June 17, at the age of 90, following a heart attack. Donna was born on Oct. 10, 1931 in North Charleroi PA to the late Myrtle Chapman Crawford and Benjamin Franklin Crawford. She spent her growing years in Belle Vernon, PA, and then moved to Philadelph…

Jody Stonica Norton, age 87, of Griffin, passed away on Thursday, June 16, at Brightmoor.

Charles Eugene Jaquess, 63, of Griffin, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, at Heritage Inn of Barnesville.

Mrs. Willie Mae Thompson, of Forest Park, passed away Thursday, June 16, at Southern Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Davis Professional Funeral Services (PFS) is in charge, 426 Melrose Avenue, Griffin, GA 30224, (770) 233-0750.

Ms. Robertha Johnson, 83, of Griffin, passed Wednesday, June 15, at her residence. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by McDowell’s Funeral Home, Inc., 305 North Hill Street, Griffin, Georgia.

Jesse Wilkes, 73, of Griffin, passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at his residence.

Tascar Williams Jr., 95, of Largo, Florida, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2022.

David Bryan O’Quinn, 82, of Auburn, Alabama, formerly of Griffin, died Wednesday, June 8, at Auburn Assisted Living.

Kenneth (Ken) Larry Bell, 83, of Williamson, passed away on Monday, June 6, at his residence.

Mr. Norris Leon Blalock, 84, of Barnesville, went home to be with the Lord, on June 6, at Atlanta Medical Center.

Cheryl Coppenger, 65, of Newnan, passed away on Thursday, May 26.

Mrs. Susie Smith Chirbas, 100, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 17.

Mr. James Clifford Stanton, Jr., 61, of Griffin, passed away on Saturday, June 4.

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Jonathan Chace Martin, 31, of Milner, passed away June 2, while working in Atlanta.

Mr. Bobby B. Gordy, 90 of Griffin, passed away Saturday, June 4, at his residence.

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Joseph Charles Binder, 23, of Griffin, passed away Thursday, June 2, at Atlanta Medical Center.

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Jack Walker Harris, 99, of Griffin, died on May 28. “Jackie” was the daughter of Lamar and Nita Walker, and the loving wife of Winfred “Wink” Harris. She was preceded in death by her sister, Joanne Davies, and baby brother, George Lamar Walker, Jr. Jackie is survived by three sons, their spo…

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Mrs. Sarah Sue Scroggs Freeman passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2022, at Emory St Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. She was born in Griffin, Georgia, to Perry Andrew and Mary Frances Petree Scroggs on July 28, 1943. Preceding her in death are her parents, sister Ms. Katherine Scroggs S…

Mr. Levell Harris was born on Oct. 24, 1963, in Greenwood, Mississippi, to the parents of Hennis and Lula Hurt Harris. He departed this life on May 25. Kenny was preceded in death by his parents; Hennis and Lula Hurt Harris.

Mrs. Glenda Mathis Davis, of Lithonia, passed away Sunday, May 22. Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday, June 4, at Greater Ephesus Missionary Baptist Church, 50 Cleveland Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia, 30315. Visitation will be held 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday June 3. Davis Professional Fune…

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Roy Alonzo McCullough, 74, of Griffin, passed away on May 31 at Brightmoor Hospice.

On the morning of May 30, Jackie Fooks passed away after complications following routine surgery at Northside Hospital in Atlanta.

Ret. Chief Petty Officer Howard E. Cleary, 101, of Griffin, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2022.

Anthony Edward “Tony” Ranieri, 64, of Griffin, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at WellStar North Fulton Hospital.

Shirley Louise Shepherd, 77, of Griffin, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at her home.

Donnie L. Harris, 56, of Griffin, passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2022, at Renaissance Health and Rehab in Griffin.

Terri Lynn Pledger Hammock, 59, Barnesville, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2022, at Upson Regional Hospital.