The Southern - Obits

Jimmy Lee Adams

JOHNSTON CITY — Jimmy Lee Adams of Sparta, Georgia, was born in Marion, Aug. 20, 1966, to John William Adams and Mary Margaret (Robertson) … Read more

Anita Neal

SPARTA — Anita (Reuscher) Neal, 90, departed this life at 2:30 p.m Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, following a brief illness in Belleville Memoria… Read more

Doris Lee Castlebery

MURPHYSBORO — Doris Lee Castlebery, 88, passed away at 7:38 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at her residence in Murphysboro. Read more

Samuel L. 'Sam' Chamness

MARION — Samuel L. “Sam” Chamness, 92 1/2, of Marion, passed away at 7:46 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at his home. Read more


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