Obit­u­ar­ies

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Wayne Ron­ald Brown, 73, LaFayette, Ga.

Wayne Ron­ald Brown, age 73, of LaFayette passed away Fri­day, March 23, 2018. He was a vet­eran of the U.S. Air Force. Wayne re­tired from Mount Vernon Mills with 33 years of ser­vice and worked part time for Ge­orge and Dale at Wil­son’s Ser­vice Sta­tion for 44 years.

He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents, Thurston Lee Brown and Eu­nice Lu­cille Ray Brown; and sis­ter, Wanda Stephen­son.

He is sur­vived by his daugh­ters, Pam (Ken) Wallin of Rossville and Glenda Brown of Alto, Ga.; son, Gene Brown of LaFayette; sev­eral grand­chil­dren and great grand­chil­dren; sis­ters, Mary Jo (Cecil) Bran­non of High Point, Ga., Jan­ice McKen­zie and Irene Ball both of Rossville; and sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Grave­side ser­vice will be held 5 p.m. Mon­day, March 26, 2018 in LaFayette Mem­ory Gar­dens with Dale Wil­son of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Vis­i­ta­tion will be held Sun­day from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Mon­day from 12 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Ar­range­ments are by Wal­lis-Wil­banks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Mary Frances Long Har­ris, 85, LaFayette, Ga.

Mary Frances Long Har­ris, age 85, of LaFayette passed away Mon­day, March 26, 2018.

She was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band, Char­lie Ju­nior Har­ris; sons, Charles Lee Hamp­ton and Wes­ley Steve Har­ris; par­ents, Ray­mond Paul Long Sr., and Rosa Mitchell Long; sis­ter, Pauline Wallin; broth­ers, Billy Long, Jerry Long and Ray­mond “Pappy” Long.

She is sur­vived by her chil­dren, Richard Allen Hamp­ton, Terry Rex Hamp­ton, David Ray Hamp­ton, and Tina Lynn Har­ris; 12 grand­chil­dren, 26 great grand­chil­dren; three great-great grand­chil­dren; sis­ter, Vicky Wallace; brother, Wayne Long; and sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

A heart­felt and spe­cial bless­ing goes to her grand­daugh­ter, Joy Khouan­erasa, for her love and sup­port.

Grave­side ser­vice: 3:30 p.m. Fri­day, March 30, 2018 in LaFayette Mem­ory Gar­dens.

Pall­bear­ers: Matthew Hamp­ton, Ben­jamin Hamp­ton, Christo­pher Hamp­ton, Dameon Barfield, Shane Har­ris, and An­dre Cle­mons.

Vis­i­ta­tion: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. on Fri­day at the funeral home.

The fam­ily has re­quested no flow­ers. Memo­rial do­na­tions may be made to Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion North Ge­or­gia Re­gional Of­fice

922 East Mor­ris Street Dal­ton, GA 30721.

Ar­range­ments are by Wal­lis-Wil­banks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Rus­sell Phillip Kirk, 66, LaFayette, Ga.

Rus­sell Phillip Kirk, age 66, of LaFayette passed away Mon­day, March 26, 2018.

He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents, John Franklin Kirk Jr., and Opal Rus­sell Kirk; grand­par­ents, Wof­ford “W.M.” Rus­sell and Irene Lee Rus­sell, John Franklin Kirk Sr., and Stella Hil­burn Kirk; and sis­ter, Brenda Kirk Green.

He is sur­vived by his sons, Phillip (Kim) Kirk of Ring­gold, Mark Kirk and Matt Kirk both of LaFayette; grand­chil­dren, Hunter Kirk and Ja­son Kirk; sis­ters, Deb­bie (Cur­tis) Green of LaFayette and Pam Holder of Chat­tanooga; and sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Funeral ser­vice: 1 p.m. Fri­day, March 30, 2018 in the Wil­banks Memo­rial Chapel with Brother Mar­shall Kel­lett of­fi­ci­at­ing. No in­ter­ment. Vis­i­ta­tion: 5 – 9 p.m. Thurs­day at the funeral home.

In lieu of flow­ers, do­na­tions may be made in Phil’s mem­ory at the funeral home.

Ar­range­ments are by Wal­lis-Wil­banks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

James Rus­sell Guf­fey, 55, Chicka­mauga, Ga.

James Rus­sell Guf­fey, age 55, of Chicka­mauga passed away Tues­day, March 27, 2018.

He is sur­vived by his sis­ter, Judy Fay (Ster­ling Lem­ing) Cothren of Chicka­mauga; broth­ers, Gene (Deb­bie) Guf­fey of LaFayette and Randy Allen Guf­fey of Chicka­mauga; and sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Vis­i­ta­tion: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Wed­nes­day, March 28 at the funeral home.

Ar­range­ments are by Wal­lis-Wil­banks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Hobert Ed­ward “Buck” Walker, 87, LaFayette, Ga.

Hobert Ed­ward “Buck” Walker, age 87, of LaFayette passed away Tues­day, March 27, 2018.

He was a vet­eran of the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War. Buck was a mem­ber of Corinth Bap­tist Church.

He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents, Hobert and Annie Walker; broth­ers, Tom, James “Flip”, John, Lester, and Fred Walker.

He is sur­vived by his wife of 63 years, Beu­lah Baty Walker; son, Ed­die (Pam) Walker; grand­chil­dren, Jen­nifer (Ritchey) Pryor and LeeAnn (Nathaniel) Ballew; great grand­chil­dren, Emma and Natalee Pryor and Kade, Wy­att, Levi, and Liam Ballew; and sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Funeral ser­vice: 5 p.m. Fri­day, March 30, 2018 in the Wil­banks Memo­rial Chapel with Pas­tors Jimmy Weaver and Wayne Chas­tain of­fi­ci­at­ing.

In­ter­ment: Corinth Ceme­tery.

Pall­bear­ers: Ritchey Pryor, Rudy Yother, Timmy Brown, Nathaniel Ballew, John Long­with, and Kevin McKen­zie.

Vis­i­ta­tion: 6 – 8 p.m. Thurs­day at the funeral home.

Ar­range­ments are by Wal­lis-Wil­banks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Glenn De­wayne Smith, 44, Senoia, Ga.

Glenn De­wayne Smith age 44, of Senoia, Ge­or­gia passed away Satur­day – March 31, 2018.

He was born in Chicka­mauga, Ge­or­gia and had resided most of his life in the North­west Ge­or­gia area. He at­tended LaFayette High School where he en­joyed play­ing foot­ball. He en­joyed fishing, play­ing “Call of Duty,” spend­ing time with his bull­dogs “Mercy & Grace,” was an avid Alabama – Roll Tide Fan and most of all spend­ing time with his fam­ily. He was of the Bap­tist Faith. He was an em­ployee with Bad­cock Fur­ni­ture & More for the past five years, where he had trav­eled to var­i­ous stores as a trou­ble shooter. He was the cur­rent store man­ager in Senoia and was the em­ployee of the year in 2017 for all of Bad­cock Fur­ni­ture Com­pany.

He is sur­vived by his wife: Tina Lee Deck Smith of Senoia, GA, their chil­dren: Dakota Benoit of Hills­dale, MI, Mon­tana Benoit of Lewis­burg, TN, Baylie Smith of LaFayette, GA, Christo­pher Benoit of Senoia, GA, Ni­cholas Smith and Krista Smith both of LaFayette, GA, mother: Bar­bara (Hank) Nolen of Chicka­mauga, TN, brother: Mike Smith of Fort Oglethorpe, GA, sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Vis­i­ta­tion: Wed­nes­day from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm and Thurs­day morn­ing prior to the ser­vice.

Funeral ser­vices: 11:00 am – Thurs­day – April 5, 2018 in the chapel with Min­is­ter Den­nis Purvis of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Burial: Lake­wood Mem­ory Gar­dens-South -

Rossville, Ge­or­gia.

Glenn en­joyed go­ing to Dog­wood Lodge Camp as a youth and his fam­ily would like to of­fer the op­por­tu­nity for some­one else this ex­pe­ri­ence. There­fore, in lieu of flow­ers, please make do­na­tions to First Bap­tist Church of Chat­tanooga at 401 Gate­way Av­enue – Chat­tanooga, TN 37402 – “Memo: Dog­wood Lodge”.

Ar­range­ments by W.L. Wil­son & Sons Funeral Homes – Fort Oglethorpe, Ge­or­gia.

On­line reg­is­ter book at www. wilson­fu­ner­al­home.com.

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