Community Obituaries
Mrs. Cheryl Bogner

Mrs. Cheryl Elaine Holt Bogner, age 66 of Warm Springs, Georgia passed away at her home on Saturday,
April 5, 2014
Mrs. Bogner was born in Manchester, Georgia on April 13, 1947, the daughter of Peggy Joyce Sanders  
Alexander and the late Clifford Hayes Holt. She was a Christian by faith who loved all aspects of worship.
The joy on her face while worshiping was obvious to all in her presence. She was a very talented
seamstress. Anyone who was lucky enough to have one of her handmade items found it to be a great
treasure. Traveling to the ocean was one of her most enjoyable experiences. Her laughter was far
reaching and people found it to be contagious. To be in her presence brought great joy to those who
knew her. She was a loving mother, daughter, and grandmother. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by one daughter Sue Persinger of Gainesville, FL.; two sons, David Persinger(Joann) of
Franklin, GA., and Danny Persinger of Gainesville, FL.; mother, Peggy Sanders Alexander of Manchester,
GA.; Brother, Clifford Holt of Newport Richie, FL.; eight grandchildren; and a number of adoring nieces
and nephews.
Other than her father she was preceded in death by one brother, James Alexander.
Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.
Those who wish may write memorial tributes at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com
Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.




Mrs. Bettye Johnson Miller

Mrs. Martha Elizabeth “Bettye” Johnson Miller passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in Franklin GA.
Bettye was born in Rome, Georgia on January 29, 1917 to Hugh and Mary Eleanor Moore Johnson.  She
graduated from Shorter College in 1938 majoring in History.  After a brief career in teaching, she moved
to Atlanta where she worked and traveled for American Mutual Insurance for many years.  Later she
became Personnel Director at Piedmont Hospital until her retirement.  In 1973, she married Walter Howard
Miller and they shared a home in Atlanta for many years before his death in 1995.
A dedicated professional woman, Bettye was a member of and held offices in both The United Daughters
of the Confederacy and the Atlanta Pilot Club.  She enjoyed her membership in the Blackland Gardening
Club and was active at Northside United Methodist Church until her health began to fail.  
She was preceded in death by her husband Walter Howard Miller and is survived by step-daughter
Eleanor Miller Smith (Alan) of  Florida, sisters-in-law Ernestine Miller and Imogene Bell of Franklin GA,
nephews Thomas Miller (Judy) and Wayne Miller (Carolyn) of Franklin GA, Harold Miller (Cindy) of Opelika
AL, nine great nieces and nephews and 11 great-great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services or Mrs. Miller were conducted on Thursday, April 17, 2014 from the Stutts Funeral Home
Chapel with the Reverend Gary Parrish officiating. Music was provided by Nancy Heard, and Harold and
Abby Miller. Cindy Miller read a loving tribute written by Mrs. Miller’s step daughter, Eleanor Miller Smith.
Those serving as pallbearers were Clint Miller, Paul Mixon, Kash Johnson, Nathanael Miller, David Miller,
and Luke Campbell. The interment followed in the Miller/Bevis Cemetery in Franklin GA.
Those who wish may write memorial tributes at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com.
Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia was in charge of arrangements.


Miss. Marie Hardegree

Miss Virginia Marie Hardegree, age 68 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at the Piedmont-Newnan Hospital
in Newnan, Georgia on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
Funeral services for Miss. Hardegree were conducted on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 4:00 P.M. from the
Stutts Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverends Terrell Blankenship and Mark Tatum officiating. Music
was provided by Leesa Stutts Cothran. Serving as pallbearers were Mark Adams, Logan Adams, Mike
Phillips, Jeffrey Phillips, C. J. McFee, and Anthony Adams. Honorary pallbearers were Giles Roberts, Ethan
Dennis, Sawyer Dennis, and Dusty Arrington. The interment followed in the Elem Baptist Church Cemetery.
Miss. Hardegree was born in Heard County, Georgia on January 29, 1946, the daughter of the late Alma
Luckie Hardegree and James Edward “Jim” Hardegree.  Until the onset of her illness she was employed
by Wal-Mart of Newnan where she served as a cashier. She was a member of the Westview Christian
Church in Newnan, Georgia. Miss. Marie was a delightful, fun loving person who loved people and
enjoyed being with and doing for family and friends. She was very artistic, and loved doing beautiful
needlework, and lovely flower arrangements. Even though she had no children of her own she took great
pleasure in spoiling her nieces and nephews. The joys of her life were her niece and nephew, Elizabeth
Arrington and Giles Roberts, whom she helped to raise. She considered them her own grandchildren.
She was a loving sister, and aunt. All who knew her were blessed by her life. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her sister, Betty Jean Adams (Jimmy); two brothers, Buddy and Danny Hardegree; and
a host of adoring nieces and nephews, all of Franklin, Georgia.
Other than her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Mozelle Phillips, and brother, Cleveland
Hardegree.
Those wishing to leave memorial tributes may do so at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com
Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.



Mrs. Jeanell Gibson

Mrs. Frances Jeanell Yates Gibson, age 78 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at her home on April 3, 2014.
A private visitation for family will be held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, from 10:30-11:30 A. M. from the Tom
Stutts and Son Funeral Home, immediately followed by funeral services officiated by Reverend Neil
Awbrey. The interment will follow at 3:00 P.M.  in the Georgia Memorial Park in Marietta, Georgia with
Reverend Rita Whitlock officiating.
Mrs. Gibson was born in Bowdon, Georgia on May 30, 1935, the daughter of the late Alice Arvester Nixon
Yates and Wheeler Monroe Yates. In her younger years Mrs. Gibson worked at the Clayton General
Hospital where she was an x-ray technician. She loved gardening, and enjoyed sharing vegetables from
her garden with family and friends. One of her many talents was quilting. Anyone fortunate enough to
have one of her designs had a real piece of art. She was a Charter member of the Heard County Chapter
of the UDC. If you knew Mrs. Gibson, you were aware of her great devotion to her Evangelistic work with
the Free Spirit Ministry. After her devotion to the Lord her family was her next priority. She was a loving
mother, grandmother, and sister. She will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her two sons, Michael Gibson (Betty Lou Palmer), and Jason Gibson all of Franklin,
GA.; one sister, Selma Bowen also of Franklin, GA.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host
of adoring nieces and nephews.
Those who wish may write memorial tributes at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com.
The Tom Stutts & Son Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.



Mr. Andy Daniel

Mr. Andrew Cornelis  Daniel, age 64 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at his home on Tuesday, March 25,
2013.
A memorial service will be conducted for Mr. Daniel on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. from the Olive
Branch Baptist Church with the Reverend John Bradley officiating. The interment will follow in the church
cemetery.
Mr. Daniel was born in Franklin, Georgia on April 9, 1948, the son of the late Willie Carl Nixon Daniel and
Sammy Lee Daniel. He was a Christian by faith. He enjoyed all aspects of construction and had held
several positions in the field, working at one time as a sheet metal hanger and also a machinist for
Charles M. Jordan Saw Mill Company. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing! He was a loving
father, grandfather, and brother.  He will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by three Daughters, Debbie Baker (Danny) of Roanoke, AL., Deborah Bowen of Carrollton,
GA., and Tracey Daniel of Heflin, AL.; three step daughters, Tresia  Hodges (James) of Franklin, GA.,
Denise Fakter (James Wilson) also of Franklin, GA., and Diane Sims of Woodland, AL.; two step sons, Paul
Broach of Heflin,  AL., and Tim Fakter of Franklin, GA., two brothers, George Daniel (Marlene) of Franklin,
GA.,  and Dale Daniel of Fla.; fifteen grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
Those who wish


Mrs. Jena Chancellor

Mrs. Flora Jean Nutt Chancellor, age 54 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at her home on Friday, March
21, 2014.
Mrs. Chancellor was born in Franklin, Georgia on February 23, 1960, the daughter of the late Beulah Mae
Whittington Laster, and Joseph Phillip Nutt. Before the onset of her poor health she was employed as a
seamstress for the Private Line Manufacturing Company. She was a member of the Centralhatchee
Baptist Church. Mrs. Jean loved gardening, with a special preference to beautiful flowers. She was a
good cook who enjoyed cooking for her family. Even though she was not blessed with children of her
own she loved her nieces and nephews, and they felt she was a second mother to all of them. She had
two little dog children, (Fred and Ethel) who adored her. She will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by three sisters, Linda Harrell of Carrollton, GA., Brenda Anderson (James) of
Centralhatchee, GA., and Jane Wiggins also of Centralhatchee, GA.; one brother, Buddy Nutt (Julie) of
Franklin, GA.; special friend of ten years, Thomas Golden; and a number of adoring nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Those who wish may write a memorial tributes at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com.
The Tom Stutts & Son Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.



Mrs. Ann Boyd

Mrs. Nelda Ann Brazeal Boyd, age 73 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at the Oak View Nursing Home in
Waverly Hall, Georgia on March 16, 2014. Funeral services for Mrs. Boyd will be conducted on
Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 4:00 P.M. from the Tom Stutts & Son Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend
Marc Limbaugh officiating. The family will receive guests at the funeral home two hours prior to service
time. The interment will follow at the Veal Cemetery.
Mrs. Boyd was born in Franklin, Georgia on July 25, 1940, the daughter of the late Bootsy Brazeal and
Odessa Lancaster Brazeal. She was a Christian by faith. For many years she was employed by the Playtex
Manufacturing Company as a Machine Operator. Mrs. Ann was an avid reader who also loved watching
Soap Operas. She was a loving mother who will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Tommy and Julie Boyd of Franklin, Georgia; Michaelia
Spradlin of Carrollton, GA., Cheyenne Landers of LaGrange, GA., Tommy Boyd, Jr. of Gallion, OH, and Chris
and Amanda Boyd both of Franklin, GA.; and one great grandson, Colton Annis of Franklin, GA…
She was preceded in death by her husband Eugene Ray Boyd and beloved daughter Donna Landers.
Those wishing to write memorial tributes at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com.
The Tom Stutts 7 Son Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.