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Martha Frances Durr

 

Martha Frances Durr, 80, passed away on January 18, 2012 after a lengthy illness surrounded by her family. "Grandma," as she was affectionately known by all who love her, was the epitome of a Southern Lady. A devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, she was loved by all who knew her. She never met a stranger and her warm heart, loving spirit, quick wit, and contagious smile made all who knew her feel special.

Mrs. Durr was born in Crawford County, Georgia on September 14, 1931. She was the only daughter of Frances Barfield Mullis and Clement Hutto. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 41 years, Andrew H. Durr, Sr. Grandma was a full-time homemaker. She loved her family dearly and nothing made her more proud than being a grandmother.

Frances D. DeLoach

 

Macon- Frances D. DeLoach, 87, of Macon, died Wednesday, January 18, 2012. Services will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012, at 2:00PM in the Chapel of Hart’s Mortuary, Cherry Street with the Reverend Frank H. Harris officiating. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park. The family will greet friends at the funeral home on Friday from 6:30PM until 8:00PM and may be contacted at 212 William D. Evans Court, Kathleen, Georgia 31047. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Methodist Home for Children and Youth, 302 Pierce Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31204.

Julian Nathaniel Brooks

 

Julian Nathaniel Brooks, 91, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, January 18, 2012. Funeral services will be at 2:00PM on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at Avondale Baptist Church with the Reverend Marty Watson officiating. Burial will follow in Avondale Baptist Church cemetery. Family will greet friends between 6:00-8:00PM on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at Hart’s at the Cupola, 6324 Peake Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Avondale Baptist Church, 6970 Cochran Field Road, Macon, Georgia 31216. Family may be contacted at 322 Thoroughbred Lane.

Sara "Sandy Goolsby

 

Gray-Sara “Sandy” Goolsby, 62, died Tuesday, January 17, 2012. Funeral services will be at 11:00AM on Friday, January 20, 2012 at Gray United Methodist Church with the Reverend Ricky Varnell, the Reverend Jason Wade, Dr. Wayne Moseley, the Reverend John Haney and Cecil Ethridge officiating. Family will receive friends at Clinton United Methodist Church on Friday from 2:00-3:00PM for prayer and meditation in memory of Sandy. Also, the family will greet friends Thursday from 5:00-7:00PM at Jones Farm in Monticello. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Clinton United Methodist Church, 110 Old Highway 18, Gray, Georgia 31032.

Joseph Wayne Caldwell Jr.

 

Macon-Joseph Wayne Caldwell, Jr., 44, died Sunday, January 15, 2012. Funeral services will be at 10:30AM on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at Hart’s at the Cupola, 6324 Peake Road, with the Reverend Dr. C. Jared Hammet, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park. Visitation will be between 6:00-8:00PM on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the Cupola. Family may be contacted at the residence of the Reverend Don and Cheryl Hendrix, 218 Matlock Lane, Macon, Georgia 31210.

Rose Marie Horton

 

Rose Marie Horton Arnold: 73, of Gray, Georgia passed away Saturday, January 14, 2012. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Hart’s Mortuary, Cherry Street. Burial will follow in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. Reverend Billy Abney will officiate. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. till 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

Born in Macon, She was the daughter of the late Stonewall Jackson Horton and Marie Slaughter Horton. She is the widow of Wallace Aaron Arnold. She was a member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church.

Dorothy Lillian Cofer

 

Gracewood, GA- Dorothy Lillian Cofer, 81, of Gracewood, Georgia died Monday, January 9, 2012. Services will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 2:00PM in the Chapel of Hart’s Mortuary, 765 Cherry Street, with Rabbi Greg Hershberg officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will greet friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 1:00PM until 2:00PM. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to East Central Regional Hospital, 3405 Mike Padgett Highway, 100 Myrtle Boulevard, Gracewood, Georgia 30812.