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.

Joyce Bernice Edwards Chatoney, 88, of Watkinsville, was born on March 23, 1932 and passed away on November 24, 2020. Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For a full obituary, see the December 3 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Wesley Grant Nunnally, 71, of Watkinsville died November 22, 2020. Arrangements by Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, WEST, Watkinsville. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the December 3 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

On November 26, 2020, James Ervin “Judger” Saxon, 94, of Watkinsville passed away in his daughter’s home surrounded by family. Lord and Stephens Funeral Homes, West, Watkinsville was in charge of arrangements. For a full obituary, see the December 3 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Barbara Wheeler Dickson of Conyers went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 28, 2020. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, West is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com.  For a full obituary, see the December 3 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Jimmy Emerson Thomas, 76, of Watkinsville died November 23, 2020. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, WEST, Watkinsville is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the December 3 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Gregory Schmidt, 73, of Bishop, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Plant Biology at the University of Georgia, died peacefully at home on November 18. Lord and Stephens East was in charge of the arrangements. For a full obituary, see the December 3 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Judy Lenora Farmer, 69 of Bogart, wife of the late Bobby Farmer, died November 22, 2020.A native of Boston, Mass., Judy was the daughter of the late Bobby D. Browning and Reola Browning. She and her husband Bobby were the owners of Farmers Welding and Steel Erection. Survivors include her fo…

Bennie Edward “Ed” Parsons, age 84, passed away November 30, 2020, in Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.Ed was a native of Clarke County and had lived many years in Watkinsville. He graduated from Watkinsville High School and went on to attend the University of Georgia. He was a member…

Bobby Gene Combs of Watkinsville passed away on November 11, 2020, at the age of 76. Lord & Stephens, West, Watkinsville is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the November 25 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Wesley Grant Nunnally, 71, of Watkinsville died November 22, 2020. He was a devoted husband of almost 51 years to Becky Wilkes Nunnally, a loving father and grandfather.

Michael Keith Arbogast, 64 of Moneta, Virginia, formerly of Harrisonburg, passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2020, at his home surrounded by family. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Smith Mountain Lake, is assisting the family. www.tharpfuneralhome.com. For a full obituary, see the Nove…

Michael Ryan Horn, 45, of Bogart was born on Oct. 25, 1975, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Lord & Stephens, West, Watkinsville, is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the November 19 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Clyde Aaron Brown, Jr., age 71, of High Shoals passed away November 11, 2020. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, “A Family Company,” has been entrusted with the arrangements. For a full obituary, see the November 19 print edition…