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.

David Wayne Boswell, 59, of Port Charlotte, Florida, died Sept. 29, 2021, in Sarasota, Florida. Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel. For a full obituary, see the October 14 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Donald Wayne Lyon, 70, of Watkinsville passed away on October 3, 2021. Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, Watkinsville is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the October 14 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Johnny Matthew Perkins, Jr., 74, of Watkinsville, went to be with his Heavenly Father on October 8, 2021. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, West, Watkinsville, GA, is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the October 14 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Former professional racecar driver John Wesley Townley, a lifelong resident of Oconee County Georgia, passed away on Oct. 2nd, 2021 in Athens, GA. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, West, Watkinsville, is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the October 1…

Hazel Cordele Arthur Hammond Hazel Cordele Arthur Hammond of Athens, GA. passed away October 8, 2021. Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements. For a full obituary, see the October 14 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Jack Kenimer Thomas, cherished father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on September 8, 2021 at the age of 85. Lord and Stephens, West is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the October 14 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Timothy Edward Lally, 61, of Bishop, died October 7, 2021, after a long battle with cancer.  Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, West, is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the October 14 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Susan LaCount Halbritter, 49, of Watkinsville, passed away October 7, 2021. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, West, Watkinsville, GA is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the October 14 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Gail Lee Connally, age 65, of Darien, Georgia entered peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 9, 2021 with her family by her side. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, WEST, is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.,com. For a full obituary, see the October 1…

Rev. James A. Ashe, 91, of Bishop, Georgia, passed away Friday, September 24, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. For a full obituary, see the October 7 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Wilma Delores Dixon, 83, passed away peacefully at her home on September 26, 2021 after a long battle with COPD. Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the October 7 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Jack Kenimer Thomas, cherished father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on September 8, 2021 at the age of 85.

Former professional racecar driver John Wesley Townley, a lifelong resident of Oconee County Georgia, passed away on Oct. 2nd, 2021 in Athens, GA.

Robert Franklin Frey, age 85, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2021 at home with his loving family. Bernstein Funeral Home, bernsteinfuneralhome.com, is in charge of funeral arrangements. For a full obituary, see the September 30 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Bobbie June Andrews, 89, wife of the late Luther Vernon Andrews, died September 20, 2021. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, West, Watkinsville, GA is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the September 30 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Barbara Jean Cannon, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away on September 23, 2021 at the age of 79. Lord and Stephens, East is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the September 30 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

A.C. Kelley, Jr. 89, of Athens, passed away on September 23, 2021. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, West, Watkinsville, GA, is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the September 30 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.