Wednesday, October 20, 2021

William Colby Ellison (Visitation will be held Friday, October 22 from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.; Graveside service will be held at Shaw Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. on Friday)

William Colby Ellison, 23, of LaFayette, passed away Sunday, October 17, 2021.

He is survived by his father, Michael Ellison; mother, Wendy Eaton; and fiancé, Chyanne Watson and her family; son, Silas Ellison; grandfather, Verbie Engram; brothers, Justin (Candace) Rogers, Chance Ellison and Joseph (Aleta) Ellison; uncle, James Engram; aunt, Stacee (Kevin) Shaw-Engram; and niece, Riley Rogers.

Graveside service will be held 2:30 p.m., Friday, October 22, 2021, at Shaw Cemetery with Pastor David Wilson officiating.

Pallbearers are Zach White, T.J. Penson, Dustin Goodman, Austin Goodman, Joseph Ellison, Justin Rogers, Brandon Jackson, and Justin Ellison.

Honorary pallbearers are Michael Ellison, and Michael Bonnie.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Monday, October 18, 2021

Peggy Crider Ball (visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 19, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.; graveside service will be held at White Cemetery on Wednesday, October 20, at 2 p.m.)

Peggy "Granny" Lucille Ball, 73, of LaFayette, passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Eugene Ball; daughter, Brenda Wrape; son, Terry Dewayne Ball; parents, Robert Crider and Christena Bailey Crider; eight sisters; one brother; and special friends, Cathey and Robert Stiles.

Survivors include her daughters, Martha Ball and Sheena (David) English; son, Doug Ball; nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; special nieces, Angie Rhudy and Amanda Hamilton; special friends, Laura Eldridge, Rob Stiles, and Wil Stiles.

Graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at White Cemetery with Pastor Tim Redden officiating. Family requests casual dress attire, or if you prefer, please wear your favorite professional or collegiate sportswear.

Pallbearers are J.J. Langston, Rocky Hamilton, Andy Rhudy, John Dearing, John Reynolds, and Matthew Sipsy.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.


Ralph Dewey Williams, Jr. (there will be no services)

Ralph Dewey Williams, Jr., age 54, of Chickamauga, passed away Friday, October 15, 2021.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Dewey Williams, Sr.

Survivors include his mother, Linda Stoker Williams; sister and brother-in-law, Wendy and Michael Myers; one niece and four nephews.

There will be no service at this time.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Edna Houston Coleman (visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, October 20, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.; funeral service will be held at Walnut Grove Baptist Church on Thursday, October 21, at 2 p.m.)

Edna Houston Coleman, 72, of LaFayette, passed away Friday, October 15, 2021.

She was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church. Edna was a 1967 graduate of LaFayette High School and was a registered nurse for 40 plus years. She retired in 2001 from Cobb General Hospital in Austell, GA, and at the age of 65 retired from Adventist Hospital in Calhoun.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Hazel Houston.

Survivors include her husband of 21 years, David Coleman; daughters, Christi Miller and Stacy (Zach) Williams; stepson, Brian Coleman; grandchildren, Alex, Stephen, Hannah, Loretta, Elizabeth, Hazel, and Harlan; great grandchild, Avery; sister, Fredna (Sidney) Ray; brother, Robert (Julia) Houston; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Walnut Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Evans officiating.

Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Robert Houston, Vernon Barnett, Brandon Houston, Jason Ray, Ralph Waldrop, and Zach Williams.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Alisha Ann Silvers ( Visitation: Friday 10/15 from 1p.m. until 3p.m. at the funeral home; Graveside service Friday 10/15 at 3:30p.m. at Subligna Cemetery )

Alisha Ann Silvers, 39, of LaFayette, passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Treva Fowler McGuire; grandparents, John and Barbara June Fowler; and cousin, Amanda Fowler.

Survivors include her daughter, Alexis Starr McGuire; sons, Garrett and Dylan Silvers; granddaughter, Ella Grey Liles; sisters, Kimberly Rollins, Rachel Dodson, Shawna McGuire; brother, Joshua McGuire; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

Graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, October 15, 2021, at Subligna Cemetery.

Pallbearers are C.J. Liles, Michael Bean, Dakota Smith, Charles Davis, Stevie Lay, and Mike Palmer.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday prior to the graveside service from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Monday, October 11, 2021

Audrey B. Snyder (graveside service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, October 14, at Chattooga Baptist Church Cemetery, with visitation at the funeral home prior to the graveside service from 4 p.m. until 5 p.m.)

Audrey B. Snyder, 89, of LaFayette, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mack Snyder; parents, Ray and Lillie B. Littlejohn; sister, Betty Phillips; and brother, Charles Ray Littlejohn.

Survivors include her daughter, Beth (Jim) Ramey; sons, Starlin (Shelia) Snyder, and Steve (Michelle) Snyder; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; sister, Dot (Stacy) Snyder; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Chattooga Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Mike Wallin officiating.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 4 p.m. until 5 p.m.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

 

Bob Hill Sr. (funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 14, at the funeral home with visitation prior to the service from 12 p.m. until hour of service)

Robert “Bob” Thomas Hill Sr., 87, of Rock Spring, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Debra Yvonne Heiskell; parents, Judson and Thelma Hill; sister, LaMay Ridley; brothers, Ben, Bill, and Jimmy Hill; and son-in-law, Charles Garrett.

Survivors include his children, Robert (Helen) Hill Jr., Melanie Hill Garrett, Barry Hill, and Michael Hill; former wife, Doris Hill; 11 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; sisters, Frances Hosey, Ann Sizemore, and Cheryl Hill; brothers, Steve and Danny Hill; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, October 14, 2021, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Jim Powell officiating.

Interment at LaFayette City Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 12 p.m. until hour of service.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.