Obituaries: Albany and Southwest Georgia

Obituaries published in The Albany Herald are submitted through the newspaper’s Resource Center and accepted only from established funeral homes and crematories. Death notices are free of charge. Obituaries start at $50. Please ask your funeral director for assistance with completing obituaries.

The weekday deadline for submitting obituaries for the next day's publication is 3 p.m. No exceptions.
Weekend and holiday obituaries are only accepted via email from noon until 2 p.m. No exceptions.

The Resource Center can be reached at (229) 438-3258. The fax number is (229) 438-3200. The email address is


Vermell Lewis Culpepper

Vermell Lewis Culpepper, 77 of Sylvester died Saturday July 26, 2014 at Pruitt Health Care in Sylvester.

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Andrew James Carter

Andrew James Carter, age 92, Atlanta, Georgia and formally of Albany departed this life July 26, 2014 at Atlanta Hospice.

Robert Temples

Robert Temples, 78, of 119 Willow Glen Dr., Blakely, Ga., died in the Emergency Room of Pioneer Community Hospital of Early in Blakely on Saturday morning, July 26, 2014

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Louise Walker

Louise Walker, age 61, 1202 Gillespie Avenue, Albany, Georgia who departed this life Friday, July 18, 2014

Fred W. Bell

Fred W. Bell, of Albany, GA., passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at his residence.

Mrs. Charlotte Potts Connell

Mrs. Charlotte Potts Connell, 72, of Albany died Saturday July 26, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

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Janice Lavern Ellis

Janice Lavern Ellis, age 54, who departed this life Monday, July 21, 2014

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Calvin Morgan

Calvin Morgan, 80, of Albany, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Palmyra Nursing Home.

James Luther Wilson

James Luther Wilson, 65, of Albany, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014

Marjorie “Hopie” Jordan McElreath Lee

Marjorie “Hopie” Jordan McElreath Lee, age 90, formerly of Tennille and Albany, died Friday, July 25, 2014

Laverne Stewart

Laverne Stewart, 89 of Albany died July 25, 2014 at Palmyra Nursing Home in Albany.

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Raymond Cobb, Jr

Raymond Cobb, Jr, age 61, departed this life Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Willson Hospice House.

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William Dale McDonald

William Dale McDonald passed away on July 1, 2014.

Charlotte Potts Connell

Charlotte Potts Connell, 72, of Albany died Saturday July 26, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

Terrie S. Pate

Terrie S. Pate, 51, of Sylvester died Friday July 25, 2014 at her residence.