Class of 1943
John Ed Washington of Dora High School Class of 1943 passed away in February 2016
Bryceon J. “BJ” Sumner Sr., 90, passed away at his home in Tucker, Georgia on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015, from complications with Lyme disease.
BJ, a past president and 43 year member of the Decatur Rotary Club (and 17 year member of the Tifton, Georgia Rotary Club), retired as an AVP from the Georgia Power Company and spent many wonderful retirement years with his family as a husband, father and grandfather. BJ was also a decorated veteran of WWII and retired from the Army Reserves as a Brigadier General. BJ graduated from Dora High School in Dora and received a bachelor’s degree in business from Auburn University. BJ was a member of the Oak Grove United Methodist Church. BJ lived a life of “service above self,” the Rotary motto, in everything he did and with others.
Dora Jean Stephens Dutton There will be a grave side service at East Dora Cemetery (behind the old Dora Church of God) at 2pm on Wednesday 01/22/14.
Robert Curry Ellis, 84, of Arley, went home to be with his Savior on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Robert graduated from Dora High in the 1940s.
Blondie Owens, from Dora High School Class of 1943 passed away Thanksgiving Day, November 22 2012 of complications from a stroke. He was married to Carolyn Headrick Owens for 70 years. He and Carolyn lived in Owens Chapel. Troy Lee King died June, 1994. He is buried in Evansville, Indiana.
Carolyn Marcelle Headrick Owens Class of 1943went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at the age of 90. The family will receive friends today, May 22, 2015, at noon at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.