Sunday, July 24, 2016

Patricia "Tric" James; Visitation, Monday 7/25 from 6-8pm at the funeral home; Service Tuesday, 7/26 at 2pm in the funeral home chapel



PATRICIA  “TRIC”  JAMES,  age  63,  of  LaFayette  passed  away  Saturday, July 23, 2016.



She  was  employed  with  Syntec  Industries  in  LaFayette  for  11  years.



Preceded  in  death  by  her  parents,  Herman  and  Kathleen  Roach;  brother,  Donald  Roach.



Survived  by  her  husband  of  25  years,  Ronnie  James  of  LaFayette;  sister,  Sheila  (Chris)  Palmer  of  Trenton;  brother,  Marvin  (Eva)  Roach  of  LaFayette;  nephews  and  nieces,  Shannon  Roach,  Stacey  Roach,  LaDon  Roach,  Chris  Roach,  Michele  McGill,  Clint  Roach,  Brent  Roach,  Beath  Pressley,  and  Karen  Broome.



Funeral  from  the  Wilbanks  Memorial  Chapel  Tuesday, July 26th  at  2:00  P.M.  with  Pastor  Chris  Spears  officiating.



Interment  in  LaFayette  City  Cemetery.



Family  will  receive  friends  at  the  funeral  home  Monday, July 25th from  6:00  to  8:00  P.M.



Arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Terry Saine, Jr. ; A memorial service will be held at a later date.



TERRY  EUGENE  SAINE,  JR.,  age  46,  of  LaFayette  passed  away  Tuesday,  July 19, 2016.

He  is  survived  by  his  mother,  Linda  Saine  of  LaFayette;  father,  Terry  (Margie)  Saine,  Sr.  of  Mentone,  AL.; girlfriend, April Veal of LaFayette; sister,  Tabitha  Fielding  of  LaFayette;  nieces,  Tiffany  and  Brittany  Hamby;  and  nephew,  Brandon  Hamby.

A  memorial  service  for  Terry  will  be  held  at  a  later  date.

Arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Charlsie Gravitt; Visitation Friday, 7/22 from 6-8pm at the funeral home; Memorial Service Saturday, 7/23 at 3pm atHarmony Baptist Church LaFayette



CHARLSIE  GRAVITT,  age 65, of LaFayette passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by her brother Gordon “Spud” Bowman and grandson, Justin Troy Lee Hitchcox.

Survived by her  husband  of  50  years,  William  Gravitt  of  LaFayette;  daughters, Kim (Joel) Hitchcox of Flintstone, Traciy (Jerry) Byrd of LaFayette, Kristie (Mickey) Hughes, and Heather Ramsey of LaFayette; sister, Mack (Steve) Woody of LaFayette; brother, Bob (Cathy) Jones of LaFayette; grandchildren, Matthew Hitchcox, Brittany (Tony) Vecchio and Elishia (Jake) Rice, Micah, Mason and Madison Hughes, and Austin Ramsey; four great grandsons; her special friend, Mary Cameron; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Memorial service Saturday, July 23rd at 3pm at Harmony Baptist Church with Bobby Lemons and Russell Headrick officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, July 22nd from 6pm – 8pm.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.




Gussie May Pence (Visitation: Friday, July 22nd from 11am-3pm; Service: Friday, July 22nd at 3pm in the chapel)



GUSSIE  MAY  PENCE,  age 86, of  LaFayette  passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016. 
She  was  a member of River of Life of LaFayette.

Preceded in death by husband, Junior Pence and great grandchild, Gabriel Mann.

Survived by daughters, Helen (Pat) Smith and Robbin Talley of LaFayette; son, Frank (Frances) Pence of Trion; several sisters and brothers; grandchildren, Dianne (Todd) Richardson, Andy (Niky) Mann, David (Joyce) Pence, and Denise (Bob) Wesson; great grandchildren, Alex and Chaz Richardson, Kylie and Leeland Mann, Skylar, Dylan, Lindsay, Jamie, Kelsie, and Bailey Pence; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel Friday, July 22, 2016 at 3pm with Pastor Rich Huff officiating.

Interment in the LaFayette Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers are Sam Hague, Andy Mann, Ray Day, David Pence, Jamie Pence, and Todd Richardson.

Family will receive friends Friday, July 22nd from 11:00 am until time of service.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.


Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Amber Grace Collins (Memorial Service, Friday, July 22nd at 5pm)

AMBER  GRACE  COLLINS,  age 30,  of Chatsworth, formerly of LaFayette,  passed  away Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

Preceded  in death by her father, Michael Jackson Stoker.

Survived by mother, Sarah Stoker of LaFayette; daughter, Destiny Collins of Calhoun; son, Anthony Collins of LaFayette; sister, Vanessa Stoker of LaFayette; brother, Michael (Nikki Crowder) Stoker of LaFayette; several nieces and nephews.

Memorial service will be held in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel, Friday, July 22nd at 5:00 pm.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.



Monday, July 18, 2016

Carlton Wheeler; Visitation Wed. 7/20 from 5-8pm at the funeral home; Service Thurs. 7/21 at 2pm in the funeral home chapel




MR.  CARLTON  WELLS  WHEELER,  SR.,  age  90,  of  LaFayette  passed  away  Monday,  July 18, 2016.

Carlton  was  born  June 23, 1926  in  Washington,  Georgia  to Collerson  Wells Wheeler and Dolores  Barksdale  Wheeler. He  moved  with his family  to LaFayette  in 1935.  He  graduated  from  LaFayette  High School as Valedictorian and also  graduated from Georgia Tech. He served in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during World War II and also served during the Korean Conflict.  He was an agent for State Farm Insurance Company for 60 years. Carlton was a Deacon at the First Baptist Church of LaFayette serving as Chairman of the Building Planning Committee when the present Sanctuary and Sunday school rooms were built. He served as Superintendent of the Adult Sunday School Department for over 20 years. While serving as commissioner of the Battlefield District of the Boy Scouts of America, he received The Silver Beaver Award. Carlton served as President of the LaFayette Rotary Club, Northwest Georgia Life Underwriters Association and LaFayette Jaycees, and  served on the Board of Northwestern Technical College Foundation.

Preceded in death by his first wife of 32 years, Betty Giles Wheeler.

Survived by his beloved wife Nancy Peppers Wheeler; sons, Wells (Lee) Wheeler of McDonough, Georgia, Paul (Deena) Wheeler of Illinois, Jeff (Theresa) Lowrance of LaFayette, and A.J. Lowrance of LaFayette; sister, Dolores Birch of Lee, Massachusetts; brother-in-law, Tommy (Pat) Peppers; special friends, Alan (Janie) Lowrance, Michael Morgan and Ann Gaskey; grandchildren, Tiffany Lowrance, Andrew Wheeler, Lauren Wheeler, Mercedes Snyder, Nick Snyder, and Cody Lonas; great grandchildren, Peyton Snyder and Jacob Wheeler; several nieces and nephews.

Service  from  the  Wilbanks  Memorial  Chapel  Thursday,  July 21 at  2:00  P.M.  with  Rev.  Henry  Hampton  officiating.

Interment  in  the  LaFayette  Memory  Gardens.

Pallbearers are Tim Mason, Robert Wardlaw, Ron Harrison, Chris Davis, Chad Black, Don Benton, Beacher Garmany, and Michael Morgan.

Family  will  receive  friends  at  the  funeral  home  Wednesday,  July 20th  from  5:00  P.M.  to  8:00  P.M.

Arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette.