Clifton Crawford

Clifton Crawford

BARRE – Clifton Wendell Crawford, 76, died peacefully Friday morning, July 3, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. Clifton was born on June 28, 1939 in Williamstown, the son of Wendell and Gertrude (Lowery) Crawford. He …  Read more

John Woods

John Woods

MILTON / ST. ALBANS / DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – John Pressey “Jack” Woods, 77, died peacefully on June 24, 2015 at the home of his daughter, Robin Woods-Brisson, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born July 5, 1937 in Plainfield …  Read more

Ida Bushey

Ida Bushey

MILTON – Ida Belle Bushey, 90, died peacefully on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, surrounded by her loving family. Ida was born in Monkton on July 2, 1924, the daughter of Norbert …  Read more

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Obituary Policy

The Milton Independent prints obituaries, committal notices and in memoriam for Milton and Georgia residents, current and former, or those with connections to our two communities.

Rates: The Independent charges for obituaries using the following scale:

  • First 600 words and photo: FREE
  • Thereafter: $0.25 per word and $5 per extra photo

Committal notices and in memoriam with accompanying photos are free of charge, using the editor’s discretion that the submission is an appropriate length.

Deadlines: Please email all notices to by Mondays at noon. We cannot guarantee placement of any obituary submitted on a Tuesday. Please include the funeral home's contact person for verification.

Billing: Milton Independent staff will handle obituary placement in the paper, but billing will originate from the St. Albans Messenger, 281 North Main St., St. Albans, VT 05478. Contact Gail Wells with any billing questions at or 524-9771 ext. 117.

For more information, contact Courtney Lamdin, editor, at the Milton Independent at 893-2028 or at

Effective: November 13, 2014; replaces 6/13/2013 policy

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