Obituaries

Obits — February 13, 2019

Striffler-Hamby Elizabeth “Libba” Mallory Oubre Elizabeth “Libba” Mallory Oubre, 64, died March 9, 2019 surrounded by her loving children. Libba was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Mallory, Jr. She graduated from LaGrange High School and received her Registered Nursing degree from LaGrange College. As a nurse she cared for patients in nursing homes and hospice ...

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Obits — March 11, 2019

Hunter-Allen-Myhand Lorenda Middlebrooks Mrs. Lorenda Middlebrooks, 92, of LaGrange and a former resident of Greenville Georgia passed away early Monday morning at Twin Fountains Home. Mrs. Middlebrooks was born at home February 23, 1927 to the late Willie Henry “Buddy Boy” & Mrs. Louise Stinson Caldwell. Mrs. Middlebrooks was a former employee of Dr. Strickland, Playtex and Callaway Gardens. Up ...

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Remembering a Man with a Vision

James R. “Jim” Newman was a longtime member of the board of trustees of the Georgia Press Educational Foundation. He died at 74 on November 26, 2018. He was living in Marietta and died of bone cancer. He was born on August 31, 1994 in LaGrange to James Gardner and Frankie Fling Newman. He graduated from La-Grange High School and ...

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Obits — Monday, December 31, 2018

Higgins Micheal Lewis Parham Micheal Lewis Parham, age 59, of LaGrange, passed away on December 17, 2018 at his residence. He was born on November 27, 1959 to the late Lewis Kimsey Parham and Beulah Matheson Parham in Seneca, South Carolina.  His parents preceded him in death.  Mr. Parham was Baptist by faith. Survivors include his son, Mitchell “Mitch” Parham; ...

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Obits — Monday, December 24, 2018

Higgins Lawrence Wayne “Larry” Johnson Lawrence Wayne “Larry” Johnson, age 86, of LaGrange, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at the WellStar West Georgia Hospice. He was born on May 03, 1932 to the late Paul Johnson and Verdie Mae Smith Johnson in LaGrange. Mr. Lawrence loved the outdoors, he loved to dance, and never met a stranger. He ...

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Obits — Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Striffler-Hamby Rayfield “Ray” J. Relihan Mr. Rayfield “Ray” J. Relihan, 98, of LaGrange, GA passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Wellstar Hospice LaGrange. Mr. Relihan was born November 28, 1920 in Walpole, NH, son of the late Dennis and Catherine Relihan.  He graduated from Stevens High School in Claremont, NH and from Embry-Riddle University.  He was a U.S. Army ...

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Obits — Monday, December 17, 2018

Striffler-Hamby Rayfield “Ray” J. Relihan Mr. Rayfield “Ray” J. Relihan, 98, of LaGrange, GA passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Wellstar Hospice LaGrange. Mr. Relihan was born November 28, 1920 in Walpole, NH, son of the late Dennis and Catherine Relihan.  He graduated from Stevens High School in Claremont, NH and from Embry-Riddle University.  He was a U.S. Army ...

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Obits–Friday, December 14

Striffler Hamby Joseph William “Joe” Spradlin Mr. Joseph William “Joe” Spradlin was born August 1, 1969 to the late John William “J.W.” Spradlin and Gaynelle Johnson Spradlin. He was employed with Duracell as an Electrician and was a dedicated member of Roper Heights Baptist Church. Joe loved the Lord, his wife, son and entire family. He was passionate about the ...

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Obits–Wednesday, December 12

McKibben Harold Kenneth Spradlin Mr. Harold Kenneth Spradlin, 89, of Hogansville, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2018, at his home. Mr. Spradlin was born April 6, 1929, in Hogansville, son of the late George and Corrie Mae Hay Spradlin. A U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, he retired from Bellsouth and also owned and operated Spradlin Cabinet Shop for ...

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Obits–Monday, December 10

Striffler Hamby Evelyn Barfield Jordan Evelyn Barfield Jordan’s earthly life ended at Arbor Springs Health and Rehab Center December 4, 2018. She was born in Finleyson, Georgia June 3, 1935 to the late Alton and Pauline Barfield. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband James L. Jordan, her son James L. Jordan, Jr., and ...

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