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.

Chad Bentley Anderson of Watkinsville was born on August 30, 2000 to blessed parents, Tyson and Christy Anderson. Lord and Stephens,West was in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the May 28 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Michael “Mike” Clay Nations, 58, of Watkinsville passed away May 21, 2020 in his beloved town of Athens. Lord and Stephens West is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the May 28 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Bobbye Nelle Roberts Allen, 96, was born in Hart County in March 1924 and died peacefully at her home in Bogart on May 12, 2020. Lord and Stephens, West is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the May 21 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Stephen Puryear Maxey, 92, of Oconee County passed away on May 12, 2020. Lord & Stephens East, Athens, GA is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be offered at www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the May 21 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Eugene Keith Barnett of Bostwick passed away peacefully on May 13, 2020 following a lengthy illness. Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements. For a full obituary, see the May 21 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Augustus Stephen "Gus" Smith, 20, of Watkinsville, died Sunday, May 17, 2020. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, West is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the May 21 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Howard Todd Cox, 53, of Bishop, died May 5, 2020. Lord and Stephens, West is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. Lord and Stephens, West is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com.

Carol M. Spratlin, 76 of Winterville, passed away May 14, 2020. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST, Athens, GA, is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the May 21 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Mike Malcom of Athens, a gentleman with a good name and loving favor, lost his courageous battle with glioblastoma on May 10, 2020. Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For a full obituary, see the May 14 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Miriam Louise Leaptrott, 89, died May 8, 2020. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, East is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the May 14 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Wesley Charles Young, 55, of Bishop, died April 27, 2020. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, West. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the May 14 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Steven Michael Bradberry, 69, of Bogart, passed away on April 23, 2020. Athens Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements. For a full obituary, see the May 14 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Bilal Mohamed Rabai, age 61, of Watkinsville, passed from this earth to heaven on May 6, 2020. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, West is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the May 14 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.

Sharon Collier, age 69, of Watkinsville, passed away peacefully at her home on May 7, 2020 after battling cancer. Lord and Stephens, West is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com. For a full obituary, see the May 14 print edition of The Oconee Enterprise.