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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Funeral Arrangements Set for Zyrees Oliver

Funeral Arrangements Set for Zyrees Oliver

A public viewing is scheduled Saturday for the Douglas County High football player.
Georgia Football Player's Death: 'We Have Lost One of Our Children'

Georgia Football Player's Death: 'We Have Lost One of Our Children'

Douglas County High's Zyrees Oliver, 17, was taken off life support Monday. Family says he collapsed after drinking 4 gallons of fluids.
Virginia Goodwin 'Bunny' Gavin, 77, of Douglasville

Virginia Goodwin 'Bunny' Gavin, 77, of Douglasville

Graveside memorial services will be held Saturday, August 9 in North Carolina.
Darlene Smitherman, 56, of Douglasville

Darlene Smitherman, 56, of Douglasville

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Janet Marie Parker Lovett, 73, of Lithia Springs

Janet Marie Parker Lovett, 73, of Lithia Springs

Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 8.
Ernest Lee Tucker, 82, formerly of Douglasville

Ernest Lee Tucker, 82, formerly of Douglasville

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 7.
Larry Edwin Lambert, 70, Douglas Sheriff's Office Veteran

Larry Edwin Lambert, 70, Douglas Sheriff's Office Veteran

The family will receive friends Wednesday, Aug. 6; funeral service is Thursday.

Last Surviving Crew Member of the Enola Gay Dies in Ga.

“Dutch” Van Kirk, 93, was navigator on plane that dropped atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
Mrs. Betty Jean (Gantt) Lee, 80, Formerly of Lithia Springs

Mrs. Betty Jean (Gantt) Lee, 80, Formerly of Lithia Springs

She was a 1952 graduate of Villa Rica High School.
Elizabeth Consuelo Anderson Roberts, 86, of Douglasville

Elizabeth Consuelo Anderson Roberts, 86, of Douglasville

A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 27.
Daniel Colamarino, age 71, of Douglasville

Daniel Colamarino, age 71, of Douglasville

Funeral Services will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 21.
Danny O'Neal Nesbitt, Sr., 76

Danny O'Neal Nesbitt, Sr., 76

The funeral service will be held Monday, July 21, at 11 a.m.
Edward Lee Powell, age 69, formerly of Douglasville

Edward Lee Powell, age 69, formerly of Douglasville

Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 19, at 2 p.m.
John Ira Pruitt, age 53, of Winston

John Ira Pruitt, age 53, of Winston

Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, July 12, at 2 p.m. at Ephesus Baptist Church.
Warren Allen Flower, Jr., 69, Douglasville

Warren Allen Flower, Jr., 69, Douglasville

Memorial Services will be held on July 12 at 11:00 a.m. at Hightower’s Memorial Chapel.
Steven Paul Price, 51, of Villa Rica

Steven Paul Price, 51, of Villa Rica

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday.
Warren Allen Flower, Jr., 69, of Douglasville

Warren Allen Flower, Jr., 69, of Douglasville

Memorial service is Saturday, July 12.
'Frank' Mac Blankenship, 64, Devoted Family Man, Jukebox Collector

'Frank' Mac Blankenship, 64, Devoted Family Man, Jukebox Collector

Memorial service will be held Friday, June 20, at Hightower’s Memorial Chapel.
Myrtle Joan Sutton Williams, 90, Lithia Springs

Myrtle Joan Sutton Williams, 90, Lithia Springs

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Friday, June 20 at Lithia Springs First Baptist Church.
Donald G. Klingensmith, Jr., 66, Air Force Vet Formerly of Douglasville

Donald G. Klingensmith, Jr., 66, Air Force Vet Formerly of Douglasville

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 13, at 2 p.m. at Hightower’s Memorial Chapel in Douglasville.