Mrs. Margaret Maxine Smith Willis, age 80, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at her residence. Mrs. Willis is preceded in death by her husband, the late Mr. Thomas Calvin Willis, and is the Daughter of the late Mr. James H. Smith and the late Mrs. Della Mae Turner. Mrs. Willis was a homemaker.
Survivors include: 2 Sons – Larry Willis of Griffin, GA., and Tommy (& Donna) Smith of Thomaston, GA.; Several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Margaret Maxine Smith Willis will be held from the Graveside on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 1p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery with the Reverend Daniel Perry officiating. The family will receive friends at the Williams Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 6- 8 p.m.
Those who wish may view the Memorial page and sign the guestbook online at: www.williamsfh.net
Williams Funeral Home of Barnesville is in charge of the arrangements.
The Gordon State College Basketball Highlanders will face S. Georgia Tech Tuesday, March 7 in the quarter finals of the 2017 GCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.The home game begins at 7:30 in the SARC Arena.
Tickets are available at the door and are $10 for adults.
“This has been a great year for the team,” said GSC athletic director Gary Sharpe. “Coach (Bruce) Capers and the team have made great progress and it seems like we are peaking at a good time.”
If the Highlanders win Tuesday, they will proceed to Rome for the semifinals on March 10.
Cleo Ashworth Boles of Barnesville, Georgia passed away at the age of 98 on Thursday, February 22, 2017, at the residence of her daughters Dianne Williams and Martha Mackey of Jackson, GA. She was also the mother of LaRue Hand, (Bobby Joe) of Barnesville and Rebecca Huling (Charles) of Mableton, GA.
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Tickets are now available for Gordon State College’s fourth annual Founder’s Day Concert and Scholarship Fundraiser. The Shamrock and Roll themed event will be held at the GSC Student Activity and Recreation Center on March 18.
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The Gordon State College Theatre season will continue Feb. 15 with August Wilson’s award winning play “Fences,” and will feature the local talents of 9-year-old G’Nasha Mahone and 11-year-old Jada Warner.
Wilson’s play explores the hopes and dreams of Troy and Rose Maxon and their family in a rapidly changing 1950’s America. This year, the play celebrates it’s 30th anniversary winning the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for drama. “Fences” was recently adapted for the screen and is currently in theaters starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.
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Mrs. Teresa Joan Miller Anderson, age 60, of Lamar County, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 in a Spalding County Healthcare facility. Born December 10, 1956 in Fulton County, she was the daughter of the late Mr. Jerry Roosevelt Miller and Mrs. Sandra Crittendon Mayfield. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by Step-father, Mr. Barney Mayfield, her step-son, Thomas "T.J." Anderson, Jr., and a brother, Mark Miller. Mrs. Anderson loved her family, and loved her cats, and her dog, Lexie. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith.
Mrs. Anderson is survived by her husband, Thomas Anderson, Sr. of Lamar County; children, Allen Beshears (and Heather Hunt) of Newnan, Josh Beshears (and Jimmy Bond) of Thomaston and Tara Smith (and Ryan Wiley) of Griffin; her step-daughter, Wendy Greer (and Duane) of Barnesville; her daughter-in law Sherie McDuffie; her brother, Brent Miller (and Tracy) of Thomaston; her sister, Cookie Miller (and Jeremy Wright) of Thomaston; her brother-in-law, James (and Linda) Anderson; her step-mother, Lois Miller of Hot Springs, Arkansas; her step-brother, Mike Jones; numerous grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Teresa Anderson will be conducted Friday, February 10, 2017 at 1 O'Clock in the Chapel of Williams Funeral Home. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends at the Williams Funeral Home on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 6pm until 8pm.
Those who wish may view the memorial page and sign the guestbook online at: www.williamsfh.net
Williams Funeral Home of Barnesville is in charge of arrangements. (770) 358-1678