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Larry Van Miller

Larry Van Miller, a resident of Orange Beach and a native of Demopolis, passed away Monday, July 8.

He was born in York on Feb. 22, 1945. He was a graduate of Mercer University, and he worked in the paper industry for 37 years before retiring as a paper department manager after 22 years with Southeast Paper Company in Dublin, Ga...

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Helen Rosson

Late Sunday afternoon, June 16, 2013, Helene Humphrey Rosson passed away in the quiet comfort of her own home. She was surrounded by loved ones in her final days and moments. Funeral services will be at 1:30PM on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Ingleside Baptist Church with the Reverend Joe McDaniel and Dr. Tim McCoy officiating. Burial will be private in Macon Memorial Park. Family will greet friends between 12:00-1:30PM at the church. Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Wesleyan Drive Baptist Church, 939 Wesleyan Drive, Macon, Georgia 31210.

John David Harrison Sr.

John David Harrison, Sr., 71, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2013. Mr. Harrison was born in Winsted, CT on August 10, 1941 to the late David Paul Harrison and Anna Young Harrison and educated at Glynn Academy, Brunswick, GA and the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, where he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He began his professional career with Newcomb & Boyd Engineers in Atlanta, and then as a partner with Nottingham, Brook, Floyd and Harrison in Macon, GA. He later established his own consulting engineering firm, John D. Harrison and Associates, and then Harrison, Thuente and Spencer, and Harrison Design and Construction. Licensed in several states, his work included schools, hospitals, churches, city, commercial and government projects throughout the Southeast as well as internationally.

Robert Claude Maddox

Robert Claude Maddox, 66, of 11065 Georgia Highway 87, Juliette, Georgia died Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Memorial services will be held on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 2:00PM in the Chapel of Hart’s Mortuary, Cherry Street, with the Reverend Herbert Williams officiating. The family will greet friends on Thursday from 6:00PM until 8:00PM at the funeral home.

Mr. Maddox was an avid hunter and fisherman. He had a heart of gold and loved his family deeply.

Mr. Maddox is survived by his wife, Thearesa Maddox; son, Clayton Shane Maddox of Byron; daughter, Shannon Claire Maddox of Macon; brother, Richard Maddox of Hull, Georgia; sister, Susan Clark of Macon; stepson, Donald Hamilton Griffis of Juliette.

Erika Michelle Bartholomew

Erika Michelle Bartholomew

Erika Michelle Bartholomew died Sunday, June 9, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Hart’s at the Cupola, 6324 Peake Road, with the Reverend Wayne Pritchard officiating. Burial will be at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. The family will greet friends on Tuesday from 6PM until 8 PM at the Cupola.

Erika graduated from Central High School and was presently employed as a sales agent at GEICO. When she was not working, she was spending time with her son, Sawyer.

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

Where You Live is WMAZ's hyperlocal feature. This means that we are helping bring you more community-specific news more often.

We have websites for these communities:

Dooly-Macon County
Warner Robins
obins AFB

These community websites are a place for you and your community members to share information.

To join our team and share with folks just like yourself, all you have to do is email us your email address and name whereyoulive@13wmaz.com

From there, we set up an account for you. This account lets you log in to your community site and post photo galleries, concerts, community events, 100th birthday parties, your concerns, latest creative projects, how-to advice and anything else you want people in your area to know.

Once you have an account, here are some examples of how you can stay involved Where You Live:

(These are just ideas to get you started. Feel free to come up with your own blog ideas!)

  • Post about your hobby: 
    Music reviews 
    Movie reviews 
    Local fashion


  • Are you that person who always takes photos at the high school's football games or at community festivals?  You can log in with your new account and create a gallery to show off your photos on our site.
  • Have a story idea that may need a reporter in our newsroom? Send us a news tip by emailing eyewitnessnews@13wmaz.com
  • Where You Live is your space for public conversation.  Feel free to comment on others' articles. New ideas can crop up just from simple conversations with others.
  • See something bizarre around town? Take a (cell phone) photo and post it to your community site! Maybe someone else will know the background story.
  • Add an event to our community calendar. Click "Add an Event"  on your community site's event section.
  • Like" us on Facebook to include your local news, breaking news and weather warnings and watches in your Facebook feed.
  • Follow us on Twitter for breaking news and weather updates.

Herman Crawford Tucker Sr.

Herman Crawford Tucker, Sr., 67, entered into rest on Thursday, February 21, 2013.

Herman was born on November 29, 1945 in Ocilla, Georgia. Mr. Tucker worked as a Maintenance Supervisor for The Bibb Company for over twenty years. He was a loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather who will be missed by all who knew him.