In Memoriam

March and April 2019

Judge Carey NelsonJudge G. Carey Nelson III passed away on March 18, 2019. Judge Nelson was appointed to the Superior Court of the Cherokee Judicial Circuit in 2001, where he served until his death. 






Judge William Fleming Jr. passed away on March 30, 2019, at  the age of 94. Judge Fleming served on the Augusta Judicial Circuit Superior Court for 38 years until his retirement in 2007. 

Judge Herbert Wells passed away on March 30, 2019. Judge Wells served as a juvenile judge in Houston County as well as a two-term municipal judge for the City of Perry until his retirement in 2018.

Judge Marvin Sorrells, former chief Superior Court Judge of the Alcovy Judicial Circuit, passed away on April 27th. Judge Sorrells began his career on the bench as a Juvenile Court Judge, becoming a Superior Court judge in 1988, retiring in 2004. 

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