Lee R. Rice
B: 1945-07-16
D: 2018-03-19
View Details
Rice, Lee R.
Amber Brook Gibson
B: 1993-03-08
D: 2018-03-19
View Details
Gibson, Amber Brook
Ray M. Gerrells
B: 1945-12-05
D: 2018-03-17
View Details
Gerrells, Ray M.
Jerry Foster
B: 1951-09-20
D: 2018-03-14
View Details
Foster, Jerry
Victor B. Dodd
B: 1940-11-04
D: 2018-03-11
View Details
Dodd, Victor B.
Juanita Loudermilk Davis
B: 1927-05-28
D: 2018-03-10
View Details
Davis, Juanita Loudermilk
Rev. Roy Lee Mitchell
B: 1930-02-12
D: 2018-03-07
View Details
Mitchell, Rev. Roy Lee
Rev. James Harvey Franklin
B: 1932-04-28
D: 2018-03-07
View Details
Franklin, Rev. James Harvey
Betty Sisk
B: 1935-02-09
D: 2018-03-03
View Details
Sisk, Betty
Mary Elizabeth Stephens Strickland
B: 1942-12-27
D: 2018-03-02
View Details
Strickland, Mary Elizabeth Stephens
Frances Wilson Lumsden
B: 1961-04-12
D: 2018-03-01
View Details
Lumsden, Frances Wilson
William Xavier Maleke Carter
B: 2015-11-01
D: 2018-02-20
View Details
Carter, William Xavier Maleke
Jodi Lane Williams Gerrell
B: 1975-10-07
D: 2018-02-17
View Details
Gerrell, Jodi Lane Williams
Alice Faye Caudell Wilbanks
B: 1943-08-17
D: 2018-02-16
View Details
Wilbanks, Alice Faye Caudell
Thurston Dodd
B: 1938-10-06
D: 2018-02-16
View Details
Dodd, Thurston
James Ralph "Jim" Galloway
B: 1944-02-27
D: 2018-02-11
View Details
Galloway, James Ralph "Jim"
Ronald Edward Jones
B: 1947-03-24
D: 2018-02-11
View Details
Jones, Ronald Edward
Macklen Joy Whatley Cummings
B: 1930-11-02
D: 2018-02-11
View Details
Cummings, Macklen Joy Whatley
Jeremy Spivey
B: 1980-06-06
D: 2018-02-06
View Details
Spivey, Jeremy
Maxie Skinner
B: 1934-07-19
D: 2018-01-31
View Details
Skinner, Maxie
Louis Edward Tyler
B: 1963-03-26
D: 2018-01-30
View Details
Tyler, Louis Edward


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
175 VFW Post Rd / PO Box 725
Phone: 706-778-8668
Fax: 706-776-9257

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Order Flowers

Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.


A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.
What to Know When Choosing Burial

What to Know When Choosing Burial

For thousands of years, burial has been a traditional means of caring for the physical remains of a loved one. Historical precedence is one thing, but for you, burial may simply be the tradition of your family. When burial is chosen, your loved one may be:

  • Interred in the ground in a regulated cemetery, or if local legislation allows, on private property
  • Entombed in a crypt within a mausoleum
  • Buried at sea

It’s a Deeply Personal Decision

Even if it isn’t what your family has commonly done over the years, there are many personal reasons you may have to choose burial over cremation. These could include:

  • Religious or geographical preferences
  • An aversion to the cremation practice of using flame to reduce the remains to ash
  • You wish to erect a monument in honor of your loved one
  • You wish to have a natural location where you can visit, graced with trees and open spaces

Decisions and Costs

If you think that burial is the right choice for your family, there are some important decisions you must make. For example:

  • Do you wish the body to be embalmed?
  • What kind of casket and burial vault would you prefer?
  • Which cemetery would you select, and do they have space available?
  • What type of monument, headstone or grave marker would you like?
  • What words would you like to put on the headstone, marker, or monument?

Remember that each of these decisions involve related costs which may impact your final decision. These include:

  • Selection of the casket and protective burial vault required by the cemetery
  • The purchase of a cemetery plot, if your family doesn’t already have the rights to one.
  • The headstone or grave marker, and any placement fees charged by the cemetery.

You should also know that each cemetery is governed by their own board of directors therefore prices and guidelines differ from one cemetery to the next.

We know this is a lot to absorb – that’s why we make ourselves available to you and your family night or day. It is our responsibility to guide you in caring for your loved one. Call us with any questions you may have.

Have the Talk of a Lifetime Logo