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Memorial Service

Our 2019 Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, April 9, 2019. 

The AGEG Memorial Service is held annually during our Clinic and celebrates the lives of funeral professionals and their loved ones who have passed that year (April 1 - March 31 each year). 

Frederick J. Allen

Edward Lewis Almand, III

Hazel Anthony Nathaniel Ashe, Mother of Judge Ashe, lll

Frances Denise Biggs, Daughter of Mark Biggs

Charles R. "Toobie" Blanchard, Father of Anthony Blanchard

Betty Jo “Dodie” Hammond Bowen, Mother of Coll Bowen

J. Grady Brannen, Father of Bobby J. Brannen

Rev. Abram (Abe) F. Brown, Sr., Husband of Lillie Brown

Melba Castleberry, Mother of Mike Castleberry

Mary Leesa Stutts Cothran, Sister of Tommy Stutts

Betty Mae Cuyler, Mother of Vivian Pierce and Mother-in-Law of Lee Mack Pierce

Carlos Mason "Butch" Hemperley, III

Gloria Lively Ingram, Wife of Royston A. (Buck) Ingram, Jr.

Jannetta "J.J." Johnson, Mother of Rick Johnson

Jessie Jones

Jean Roy Lanier, Wife of Rupert Lanier

Deacon Marvin B. (Bocephus) McIver, Brother of George T. McIver, Sr., Clara M. Lott, Rega D. McIver, and Hazel A.McIver

Claude A. McKibben, Jr., Brother of John McKibben and AGEG Past President

John Grady Mathis, Father of David Mathis

Karen V. Mathis, Mother of David Mathis

Roy Leon Merck

Bernard Sylvester Pearson

John W. Peeples, Father of Valerie Peeples Talley and Amy Peeples Herndon

Russell Phillips, Sr.

Lana Tedstone Pucko, Mother of C.J. Pucko

Brenda Faye Reece, Sister of Harold Reece, Jr.

William Lee "Billy" Rogers, Father of Rob Rogers

Dot Haymon Smith, Mother of B-Bomb Smith

William “Bill” Rayford Stanford, Father of Lisa Hancock

Audrey Steiger, Wife of Carl Steiger and Mother of Scott Steiger

Melba Clack Wages, Wife of the late Billy Wages, Sr. AGEG Past President

Memorial Service Submission Form

Photos should be sent to  Please include your contact information below.  

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Memorial Service

To submit individuals that should be recognized during the 2020 Memorial Service and included in the program, please complete the form below and email their photo to

Our 2018 Memorial Service was held during the annual Clinic on April 10
  at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, GA. 


Ellen Barron Adams, Wife of Gerald C. Adams
Youby Gene Arnold
Bruce C. Beggs, Brother of Keith Beggs and Kevin Beggs
Pauline "Polly" Veal Boone    
Evelyn Bowen, Mother-in-law of Reginald Henry
William Warren Chandler, Sr., Father of Walter Chandler
William Scotty Chastain         
Carlyen Franklin Cumbie, Father of John Cumbie
Cora Mae Cumbie, Mother of John Cumbie
Rethel Harris Dehart, Mother of Donald Dehart
Laura Ann Fletcher Durand   
Avin Thomas Ezell, Father of Rocky Ezell 
Ann Banks Pasley Fletcher     
Linda Ford, Wife of Horace Ford and Mother of Darren Ford
William Warren "Bill" Haisten, Jr., Son of WarrenHaisten
Norman Duggan Holman, Sr.
Raymond Donald "Donnie" Jones          
Shirley Harrington Jones, Mother of Phillip Harrington
Thomas Wastine "T.W." Kilcrease, Sr., Father ofTommy “Wastine”Kilcrease
Verna Dean King, Mother of Gayla King Cobb and Mother-in-lawof Bobby Cobb
Thelma Ruth Mabry Lane       
Claude Newton Maddox, Sr., Father in law of Waring Murray
Lyman Ware Mann 
Ila Mae McLeighton, Mother of David McLeighton
Ron Miller              
Mary Elizabeth Beam Powell, Mother of Audie Powell
Amy Joyner Putnam
Merrill Riggs           
David Lee Rupar, Husband of Michele Fiorelli Rupar
David "Dave" Martin Threlkeld            
Bennitt George Walker, Sr., Father of Bennitt G. Walker, II
Janelle Duncan Wilkes, Mother of Ken Duncan
Theron L. Wilson

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