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. 


Cora Mae Cumbie


Cora Mae Bussey Cumbie, age 89, of Lilburn, passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2017.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Bill Head Funeral Home,...

Evelyn Bowen


Evelyn White Bowen passed away Saturday, August 12th at Rockdale Medical Center. A native of Conyers/Rockdale County, she was born October 16, 1921 to Harry L. and Mary (Johnson) White. Mrs.Bowen...

Lyman Ware Mann


Lyman Ware Mann, 91, of Tyrone, passed away on August 6, 2017. He was born in Fayette County on December 26, 1925 to the late Lemmie and Nora Mann. He proudly served his country during World War...

Bruce C. Beggs


Sheriff Bruce C. Beggs, 58 of Kelly St. entered into rest on Monday, July 3, 2017.  Sheriff Beggs, a lifelong resident of Lincolnton, was the Sheriff of Lincoln County,...

Janelle Duncan Wilkes


Mrs. Janelle Duncan Wilkes, age 79, of Moultrie, formally of the Poplar Arbor Community, passed away, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. She was born January 21, 1938 in Mitchell County, GA, the daughter of...

Laura Ann Fletcher Durand


Mrs. Laura Ann Fletcher Durand, age 61, of 102 Dianne Drive, Thomaston, died Wednesday morning, June 21, 2017, at her residence. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday morning, June 24, at...

Amy Joyner Putnam


Amy Joyner Putnam, 54, of Moultrie, and formerly of Brunswick, died Monday, June 12, 2017 at Colquitt Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be 6:00 P.M. Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at...

Rethel Harris Dehart


Mrs. Rethel H. Dehart, age 89, of Mineral Bluff, died Saturday June 3, 2017. Mrs. Dehart was born July 25, 1927 in Polk County TN. The daughter of the late J.T. (Jim) and Mae Nix Harris. She...

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...
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