Obituaries


GFDA Members Including Their Family & Staff


Memorial donations may be made to the GFDA Building Fund or Scholarship Fund, c/o GFDA, PO Box 1865, Roswell, GA 30077.  Acknowledgements will be made to both the family and the donor.  When sending a donation, please include: 

  • In Memory Of Name
  • Your Name
  • Complete Mailing Address
  • If Your Donation is to the Building Fund or Scholarship Fund


REMINDER - Obituary Notices

Please send funeral-service-related death notices to gfdaalert@gfda.org.  We also ask that you call us at the office (770-592-8002) after emailing the obituary information -- particularly if you're sending the notice outside of regular business hours.  This ensures GFDA is able to alert members in a timely manner.  

Note: Obituaries listed below after our 2016 Memorial Service. Each will be included in our 2017 Memorial Service, held during our Annual Convention, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. 


Ron Miller


Mr. Ron Miller, 71 of Quitman passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Miller was born April 14, 1946 to the late Gordon Miller & Jewel Lewis Miller.  He was a...

William Scotty Chastain


William Scotty Chastain was born on July 16, 1958 in Polk County, GA to William Doyal Chastain and Bonnie Smith Chastain. He worked most of his life as a funeral assistant. He was a member of the...

Norman Duggan Holman, Sr.


Norman Duggan Holman, Sr., a lifelong resident of Headland, died early Sunday morning, April 30, 2017, in a Dothan hospital. He was 73. Graveside services will be held at 4:00 P.M. Monday, May...

James Thomas (Jim) Jamerson


Funeral services for James Thomas (Jim) Jamerson, 63, of Pelham will be Friday, March 31, 2017 at 11:00AM at Union Grove Baptist Church. The Rev. Doug Hall, Rev. Nathan Fowler, Rev. David...

Robert Brady Humber, Sr.


Mr. Robert Brady Humber, Sr. 74, of Buena Vista, GA, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Phoebe-Sumter Medical Center in Americus, GA. Funeral services will be held at 12:00PM on Wednesday, March...

Jamie McLeod Hickman


Mrs. L. Elbert Hickman, (Jamie McLeod Hickman), 94, of Valdosta, died at Langdale Hospice House on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Born in Wilcox County, Georgia on March 22, 1922, Jamie was a...

Ronnie Bennett


Ronnie Bennett, 66, of Lawrenceville, passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Ronnie was born on September 29, 1950 to Ernest and Mary Frances Bennett in Eastman, GA. He was a Licensed Funeral...

Mike Dodge


Mike Dodge, (legally named George B. Dodge, Jr.), died on January 29th after dealing with Parkinson’s and declining health for the last few years. He happily spent most of his life as the...

Edd R. Hill


Edd R. Hill, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away, Thursday, January 19, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Mary Hill; sisters, Villa Browning, and Buelah Hill; brothers, Curtis...

James Marion "Buck" Rainwater


James Marion “Buck” Rainwater, of Bowdon, Georgia, passed away on December 25, 2016. He was 82. James was born on September 18, 1934 in Bowdon, Georgia to the late James Garfield...
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