Death Notices


Edward Lloyd Rice, 76, of Elberton died May 3. A memorial service will be held at Berry Funeral Home’s memorial chapel on May 14 at 2 p.m. and family will greet friends after the service.

Winona Childs Palmer, 99, a native of Elbert County, died May 4. Services were held May 7 at Fortsonia Baptist Church and interment followed at Forest Hills Memorial Park.

Betty Vaughn Gray, 75, of Petersburg Towers died May 5. Memorial service was held May 7 in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home.

Mary P. McFadden, 94, of Sumter, South Carolina died April 29. Services were held May 6 at Mt. Zion AME Church in Pinewood, South Carolina and interment followed in Manning Cemetery. Job’s Mortuary, Sumter, South Carolina

Melba Jane Fortson Childs, 78, of Church Street died May 6. Visitation was held at Berry Funeral Home May 8 and private interment was at Elmhurst Cemetery on May 9. 

Evelyn Laura Hutto Greenway, 101, a native of Elberton, died April 4 in Jacksonville, Florida. Memorial services were held April 23 at Riverside Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida.

Russell Lee Jordan, 83, of Bowman died May 6. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston

Sarah Estell Jones Allen, 58, of Elberton died May 3. Funeral services were held May 7 at Mack’s Funeral Home, Elberton chapel.

Dennis Loyd Collins, 58, of Dewy Rose died May 7. Memorial service will be held at a later date. Hicks Funeral Home

Virginia Lee Libby, 69, of Mineral Springs Road died May 8. Private funeral services were held May 10 in the memorial chapel of Berry Funeral Home and interment was in Elmhurst Cemetery. Berry Funeral Home

Kathryn Carithers Frye, 91, of Hartwell and a native of Elberton died May 8. Services will be held May 21 at 11 a.m. at the Cokesbury United Methodist Church and burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends an hour prior to the service. Coile-Hall-Spagnoli Funeral Home, Hartwell

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 280
Elberton, GA  30635

Phone: 706-283-8500
Fax: 706-283-9700