Obituaries

Patrick Daniel Bunn, 35, Hull, Ga.

Patrick Daniel Bunn, age 35 of Hull, Georgia (formerly of LaFayette, GA) passed away Saturday November 11, 2017.

Patrick graduated from LaFayette High School and The University of Georgia. Patrick was named Mr. LaFayette High School for the class of 2000 and loved his classmates dearly.

He was a field service representative for Pilgrims Pride in Athens, Georgia for the past 11 years and a member at Union Baptist Church where he enjoyed being a member of the Men's Sunday School class.

Patrick was an accomplished outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting deer, turkey and all types of fishing. Patrick also enjoyed spending time with his family, friends and his dog Cricket.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ovid and Vessie Bunn, and Ozer and Jean Daniel.

He is survived by his loving wife, Keri Bunn; son Braxton Bunn and daughter Braylee Bunn; parents Mike and Ann Bunn; brother Paul (Kelli) Bunn; niece Susanna Kate Bunn; nephews Taylor and Parker Bunn; several aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive.

No interment.

Visitation: (2-3:45pm) and Memorial Service (4pm) on Wednesday November 15, 2017 at LaFayette First United Methodist Church, LaFayette, Georgia. Reverend Malcolm Harris officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Angiosarcoma Project (www.cureasc.org/donate) or Angiosarcoma Awareness 151 N. Nob Hill Road Suite 182 Plantation FL 33324 or a charity of your choice.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Barbara Gail Christol Young, 70, LaFayette, Ga.

Barbara Gail Christol Young, age 70, of LaFayette passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017.

Preceded in death by her husband, Allen Young; and mother, Nell Hamby Christol.

Survived by father, William "Bill" Christol of Flintstone; daughters, Christol O’Neal of LaFayette, and Lori (Frank) Carr of Monroe, Ga.; son, Ben Chapman of Birmingham, AL.; stepson, Will Young (Jennifer) of Sault Ste. Marie, MI; stepdaughters, Darlene Dedmon (Kenny) of Ringgold, GA, Carla Quinn (Rob) of Red Bank, TN, and Melinda Mass (David) of East Ridge, TN; sisters, Pat Fuquea, of Flintstone, Ga., and Lynn (Rev. David) Jessie of Rock Cave, W.V.; grandchildren, Fallon, Whitney, and Alex; five great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in Coulter Cemetery.

No visitation.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Charles "Charlie" Martin Huggins, 39, LaFayette, Ga.

Charles "Charlie" Martin Huggins, age 39, of LaFayette passed away Thursday, November 09, 2017.

Charlie was owner and operator of Grass Master Lawn Care Service. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of LaFayette, where he enjoyed singing in the church choir and serving as a deacon and R.A. leader. Charlie was an outdoorsman who enjoyed deer hunting and coaching the Little Ramblers baseball team.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Waymond "Sonny" Huggins, and Annette Martin Huggins, and grandfather, Charlie Franks; father-in-law, and mother-in-law, John and Lynda Andrews.

Charlie is survived by his loving wife, Christy Andrews Huggins; his twin boys, Jud and Sawyer Huggins; father, Marty Huggins; mother Ruth (Johnny) Bass; brothers, Brad (Sarah) Huggins, and Ben Huggins; grandmother, Dorothy Franks; nieces Anna Kate Huggins and Abbie Huggins; and nephew Andrew Huggins; brother-in-law, Craig Andrews; several aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive.

Funeral service: 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the First Baptist Church of LaFayette with Dr. Warren Moorhead officiating.

Interment: in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Ray Raines, Ricky Jones, Paul Bunn, David Johnson, Devin Barker, William Powell and Shawn Green.

Honorary pallbearers: Deacons of the First Baptist Church of LaFayette.

Visitation: Monday, November 13th from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of LaFayette.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Huggins family fund set up through the Edward Jones Office of Calvin Allmon at 514 North Main St. LaFayette, Ga. 30728.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Kevin Jackson Hopkins, 46, LaFayette, Ga.

Kevin Jackson Hopkins, age 46, of LaFayette passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017.

He worked for Shaw Industries for 26 years. Kevin was devoted to his family and loved them dearly. Known for his wheeling and dealing, he was loved by everyone.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Hopkins and Peggy Adams Hopkins.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Dee Hopkins of LaFayette; daughters, Angel (Jeremy Wallace) Brown, Paige Hopkins, and Cherish (Aaron Ackerman) Hopkins all of LaFayette; grandchildren, Hunter Barrett and Emily Barrett; sister, Jennifer (Jacob) Lawrence of LaFayette; brother, Randy Hopkins of LaFayette; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside service: 2 p.m. Sunday, November 12, 2017 in Crest-Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Clay Rowlette, Jessie Scott, Steven Strickland, Benny Scott, Justin Lawrence, and Isaac Lawrence.

Visitation: Saturday from 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Special thanks to Pruitt Health Hospice for their loving care and support.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

Ruth Elizabeth Herrell, 78, Trion, Ga.

Ruth Elizabeth Herrell, 78, of Trion, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

She was of the Baptist Faith. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Lula Akins; grandson, Danny L. Magness, Jr.; two sisters and one brother.

Survivors include her loving husband of 56 years, Charles Herrell, Sr.; children, Michael Herrell, Elizabeth (Kenny) Lawson; Debbie (Eric) Rice, Charles Jr. (Kimberly) Herrell. grandchildren, Heather Vance, Chris Magness, Tiffany Herrell, Wendy Goins, Blake Herrell and Zachary Rice, Kelsey Curtis, Adam Curtis; eleven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services: 2:00 P.M. Saturday, November 18, 2017 in the Fort Oglethorpe chapel of Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. Dale Oxendine officiating.

Entombment: Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park.

Visitation: 9:00 A.M. -2:00 P.M. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia.

An online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.