Emma Lanier, 85, of East Palatka, passed away Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, at her home following an extended illness.
Putnam County staff has scheduled meetings between department leaders and the newly formed Board of County Commissioners to help new board members get better acclimated to positions.
Nettie Ruth Cohen, 80, was born Monday, June 1, 1936, to the late Eddie and Roberta Tobler. She attended school in the Douglas (Georgia) County Public School System.
James Melton, 76, a native of Echo, Ky., was born Oct. 8, 1940. He was the son of Tom and Rosie Melton. James was employed at the Putnam County School District for over 30 years, where he retired.
Maggie E. Cherry, 91, of Bardin, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Putnam Community Medical Center following a brief illness.