Robert Walker Sammons, 65, of Almon Road, died Thursday, October 20, 2016, at his residence. The family will greet friends one hour prior to a 2 p.m., memorial service on Tuesday, October 24, 2016, in the chapel of Bridges Funeral Home in Gray.
Modine Wheeler Moore, 91, of Conyers, passed away October 15, 2016. Mrs. Moore was born in Conyers to the late Walter and Ruth Parker Wheeler. Modine was a devoted member of Calvary Baptist Church in Conyers. Moore was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and a true friend to all.
Herb Smith, a member of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Solider Society, spoke during a program hosted by the Sergeant Newton Chapter, of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution at Merryvale on Oct. 12.
After recent community health assessments, officials at Piedmont Healthcare created a grant program and put forth a plan aimed at improving the health and well-being of surrounding communities, particularly those most vulnerable.
Lynn Elizabeth "Missy" Jones, 60, of Lithonia, passed away peacefully at her home, Wednesday, October 12, 2016. She was born in Frankfort, Kentucky to J. Sheril and Anne Buchanan Jones. Missy is preceded in death by her mother, Anne B. Jones in 2014. She was a loving daughter, sister and aunt. Missy will forever be an angel and greatly be missed by all who knew and loved her.
A career fair for aspiring deputies and officers will be held at the Law Enforcement Academy of Georgia Piedmont Technical (GPTC), 8100 Bob Williams Parkway in Covington on Monday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon.