- 88 years old
- Date of birth: Nov 26, 1925
- Date of passing: Feb 25, 2014
|Let the memory of Mrs. Esther be with us forever|
Beloved Heard County citizen, Mrs. Doris Esther Carter Stutts, age 88 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at her home on February 25, 2014.
Funeral services for Mrs. Stutts were conducted on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at the Franklin First Baptist Church with the Reverends Scott Hannah, Neil Awbrey, Brett Mathews, and Lynn Janney officiating.
Music was provided Mrs. Stutts daughters, Leesa Stutts Cothran and Ginger Gentry Stutts and friend, Bryan Owensby.
Those serving as pallbearers were V. D. Massey, Alvin Ginn, Will Lewis, Greg Cheeks, Buddy Goodson, and Billy Joe Burden. Honorary pallbearers were Thomas Lipford, Talmadge Davis, Tom Awbrey, Richard Hightower, Charles Pearce, Danny Sossamon, Ellen Nowicki, Hazel Reeves, Johnny Adams, Mike Nolley, Lawrence Lipford, George Daniel, Denney Rogers, Lee Boone, John Henry, Jimmy Boggus, and Tom McCutchen.
The interment followed in Heard County Memorial Gardens.
Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.
"I have no doubt that God will remember her and keep her memory safe.
He will surely be glad to bring her back to life in a perfect world when suffering will be no more and we will all welcome back our loved ones that are asleep in death. (Revelation 21:4 & John 5:28, 29) May our loving Father bring your family the peace and comfort only He can provide."
"I am so sorry for your loss. A great woman indeed. She obviously lived a full and happy life. All should keep remembering her that way and hold out the hope of seeing her again after the resurrection Acts 24:15"
"SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS ! WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER WHAT A SWEET KIND LADY SHE WAS WHEN SHE WAS COUNTY NURSE AT HEARD CO. SCHOOL WHEN I WAS A CHILD. ALWAYS REMEBER HER SWEET SMILE AND LOVING TOUCH AS A CHILD, JUST DID NOT LIKE THE SHOTS THAT SHE GAVE ! LOL <3"
"Sweet Leeza,Want you to know how sorry Dan and I are and to tell you we are thinking about you and your family....Know that all the sweetness and kindness that was a part of your Mothers precious being was passed down to you...You carry her sweet spirit inside your heart....love you,Gail"
"Tommy, Leesa, John and family. We have this afternoon discovered the passing of Miss Esther. Franklin will never know what has been lost, and our family here in North Carolina feel that loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. She was the most kind, gracious, generous, loving person this family, going back to my grandparents, Bura and Orrie Spradlin to my parents and my children's grandparents, Truitt and Onnie Davis. It was a privilege to have known Miss Esther and to have been able to call her a family friend. Jackie B. Atkisson and Debra Hill Briggs"
"Leesa...I am so thankful that I had the blessed opportunity of meeting your mom and talking with her on a couple of occasions. She was certainly a delight to talk to. I know she will be greatly missed by you and your family, as well as the many people who have known her over the years in the community. I know heaven just received one of the most special angels. I am so sorry for your loss. Greg at (Remember Tributes)"
"We were so saddened to hear of Miss Esther's passing. We will always remember how genuinely kind and caring she was. She will be truly missed by everyone whose lives she has touched. A great lady."
"So sorry, to hear about Ms Esther, she was a true friend of my family. She will be missed. Mason and Dolores Awbrey"
Please know that you are in our prayers at this time. We feel that we have lost one of our best friends in Heard County. So sorry that other obligations will prevent our coming for visitation. We loved Ms. Esther and all of you. Tommy & Norene Chambers"
"Our thoughts are with you during this time. Mrs. Stutts was a very special person and has helped an untold amount of people in their time of grief. May we all take this as an example. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan Staff; Higgins LaGrange Chapel Funeral Home, LaGrange Staff"
"Tommy I'm so sorry you and your family is in my prayers"
"Tommy - I sure was sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I remembered the first time meeting her at the funeral home when Lynn and I stopped by on the way to Florida. Praying for you my friend as you continue to carry the torch that your parents carried as they served the fine people of Franklin and the surrounding area with compassion and dignity."
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