Obituary Policy

We accept obituaries from funeral homes and cremation firms only.

For obituaries to be published on Thursday, funeral providers should submit them by noon on Tuesday. Email text in a Word document and the photo as a .jpg file to announcements@oconeeenterprise.com. In the obituary please state the city where the person lived and the age at death. We encourage inclusion of the personal background of the deceased, including school or college, military service, career and church affiliation.

Obituaries are subject to a nominal charge. There is no charge for a photo. Contact The Oconee Enterprise at
(706) 769-5175 ext. 107 for more information.

We are celebrating the life of Gusta Pauline Chambers. She went to be with our God almighty on July 31st, 2022. We will be celebrating her life on August 13th, 2022 at 4pm. Please join us at Ebenezer Baptist Church (3861 Ebenezer Church Road, Social Circle Ga. 30025) For a full obituary, see…

Jack Richard “Ricky” Fitzpatrick, Jr., died on July 20, 2022. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, West, Watkinsville, GA is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the August 11, print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Jack Chandler Gardner, age 75, died at home on Aug. 8. Lord & Stephens, West, Watkinsville, Georgia is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the August 11, print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Bill Thomas age 85 of High Shoals passed away on Aug. 5, 2022. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, You may sign the online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com. For a full obituary, see the August 11, print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Jack Richard “Ricky” Fitzpatrick, Jr., died on July 20, 2022. Born in Athens, he was the son of Jack Richard Fitzpatrick, Sr., and Janice Treadwell Brooks. Ricky was a brick mason by trade but had most recently worked for the University of Georgia Transportation Department as a bus driver. R…

John ‘Johnny’ Weymon Harrison, cherished husband, father, grandfather and brother, passed away peacefully on July 27, 2022 at the age of 71. Lord and Stephens, West is overseeing the arrangements. For a full obituary, see the August 4, print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Dr. Ben Douglas Jackson of Greensboro, died July 28, 2022, at age 75. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St. Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com. For a full obituary, see the August 4, print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Brian John LaHaie, 67, of Watkinsville passed away July 28, 2022. Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the August 4, print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Anne Montgomery Lee, 85, of Athens passed away on July 22, 2022. Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, Watkinsville is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the July 28, print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.