Monday, November 30, 2015

Jim Riggs; Graveside Service Tuesday, 12/1 at 1pm at Rock Spring Cemetery; No Visitation

JAMES  OTIS  “JIM”  RIGGS,  age  89  of  Rock  Spring  passed  away  Sunday,  November 29, 2015.

He  was  born  on  October 14, 1926  to  James  and  Lula  Mae  Frank  Riggs.  He  was  a  veteran  of  the  U.S.  Army.  Jim  attended  the  Rock  Spring  Baptist  Church  and  was  a  member  of  Western  Lodge  #91  in  LaFayette.

Jim  was  preceded  in  death  by  his  loving  wife  Mrs.  Sara  Nell  Bass  Riggs;  his  parents;  and  sister,  Carrie  Riggs.

He  is  survived  by  special  friends  and  care  takers,  Randall  and  Barbara  Brown  of  Rock  Spring;  sister-in-law  and  several  nieces  also  survive.

Special  thanks  to  NHC  of  Fort Oglethorpe  on  Battlefield  Parkway  and  to  Hearth  Hospice.

Graveside  service  Tuesday,  December 01, at  1:00  P.M. at  Rock  Spring  Cemetery  with  Pastor  Chris  O’Neal  officiating.

There  will  be  no  visitation.

The  arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette. 

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Medora Abrams; Graveside service Thursday, 12/3 at 2pm at Wax Cemetery; Harmony Rd. Silver Creek, Ga. 30173

EVELYN  MEDORA  ABRAMS,  age  88  of  LaFayette  formerly  of  Atlanta  passed  away  Saturday, November 28, 2015.

She  was  a  member  of  the  First  Baptist  Church,  LaFayette.

Medora  is  survived  by  several  nieces  and  nephews.

Graveside  service  will  be  held  on  Thursday,  December 03, at  2:00  P.M.  at  Wax  Cemetery; Harmony Rd.  Silver  Creek, Ga.  30173,  with  Rev. Rickey  Studdard  officiating.

Arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Jean Brown; Visitation Monday, 11/30 from 4pm until service time at 6pm at the funeral home.

Trilba (Jean) Brown, age 68, of LaFayette passed away Friday, November 27, 2015 at Health Center at Standifer Place. Jean was born April 29, 1947 in LaGrange, GA. She was a graduate of Troop High School.  Jean was a devoted Wife, Mother, and Grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with and spoiling her grandchildren and was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Rufus and Jonella Welborn; four sisters and one brother.

She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Wallace Lee Brown; son, Floyd Brown; daughter and son in law, Rebecca and Travis Bledsoe; grandson, Grant Bledsoe; granddaughter, Allison Bledsoe; sisters, Sheila Hand and Cindy Wisener.

Funeral from the Wallis Memorial Chapel Monday, November 30 at 6:00 P.M. with Rev. J.L. Sharp officiating.

Entomb will be private at a later date.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 4:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

George Jerry Henry; Visitation Saturday, 11/28 from 5-8 at the funeral home; Graveside service Sunday 11/29 at 2pm in the Rock Spring Cemetery

GEORGE  JERRY  HENRY, age  74,  of  Rock Spring,  passed  away  November 26, 2015.

Preceded  in  death  by  his  mother,  Dorothy  Henry  and  brother,  Larry  Henry.

Survived  by  his  love  and  companion of  twenty-six  years,  Wanda Wallin  of  Rock  Spring; father,  George  Ed  Henry,  LaFayette;  daughters,  Dorothy  Fern  Henry  of  East Ridge,  and  Lisa Marie  (Curtis)  Ravis,  of  Rock Spring;  sons, George  Jerry  (Kimberly)  Henry,  Jr.,  Bobby  Lee  (Darlene)  Henry,  and  James  Edward  (Mary)  Henry, all  of  Ringgold;  sister,  Patsy  Hogue  of  LaFayette;  several  grandchildren,  great  grandchildren,  nieces  and  nephews  also  survive.

Graveside service Sunday,  November  29,  at  2:00  p.m.,  with  Rev.  Shane  Harris  officiating.

Family  will  receive  friends  at  the  funeral  home,  Saturday  from 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Arrangements  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette,  Georgia.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Christy Carroll Denson; Visitation Friday, 11/27 from 6-8pm at the funeral home; Service Saturday, 11/28 at 2pm in the funeral home chapel

CHRISTINA  “CHRISTY”  MICHELLE  CARROLL  DENSON,  age 38,   of  LaFayette,   passed  away  Sunday,  November  22, 2015.

Christy  is  survived  by  her  daughters,  Stacey  “Dani”  Tapp  &  fiancĂ©,  Mitch  Allen  of  Resaca,   and  Lindsey  Tapp  &  fiancĂ©,  Anothony  Lombardo  of  Glen  Rose,  TX.;  parents,  Steve  and  Sue  Carroll  of     Cedar  Bluff,  AL.;  sister,  Kim  &  Eric  Goins  of  Tunnel  Hill;  grandchildren,  Ryatt  Allen  and  Laya  Lombardo;  step-children,  Marcus  Denson,  Jesse  Denson  and  Abbie  Denson;  three  nephews  also  survive.

Funeral  from  the  Wallis  Memorial  Chapel  Saturday,  November  28,  at  2:00  P.M.  with  Rev.  Malcolm  Harris  and  Rev.  Sam  Barrett  officiating.

Pallbearers  are  Rodney  Carroll,  Tim  Carroll,  Jesse  Carroll,  Drew  Goins,  Preston  Goins  and  Levi  Goins;

Honorary  pallbearers  are  Carol  Bolton,  Dennis  Smith,  Barry  Smith,  Wade  Smith  and  Steve  Garrett.
Interment  in  the  Bryan  Cemetery.

Family  will  receive  friends  at  the  funeral  home  Friday  from                  6:00  to  8:00  P.M.

The  arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette.