Haisten Funerals and Cremations

At Haisten Funerals and Cremations, we have a long-standing tradition of serving middle-Georgia families that dates back to 1916. We offer excellence and the finest in professional service. Our caring staff welcomes you to a warm and friendly atmosphere at Haisten Funerals and Cremations. Whether you prefer a small gathering, a traditional funeral or an elaborate celebration, you can trust us to assist you in planning and honoring your final wishes. At Haisten Funerals and Cremations and Haisten at Eastlawn Memorial Park, we believe that every life is unique. Every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. We also offer The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. HAISTEN FUNERAL AND CREMATIONS Haisten opened its beautiful facility, located in McDonough, in 1993. The Haisten funeral home offers a large open foyer and three comfortable staterooms. Haisten's inspirational chapel features cathedral ceilings and seating for up to 290 guests. The building is surrounded by impressively landscaped grounds and includes an ample parking area. The staff at Haisten Funerals and Cremations takes pride in serving all cemeteries and all faiths. HAISTEN AT EASTLAWN MEMORIAL PARK Haisten at Eastlawn Memorial Park is a beautiful 34-acre perpetual care cemetery and is conveniently located a mile and a half from Haisten Funerals and Cremations. We offer a variety of choices for planning your family burial estate, including traditional ground burial, garden estates, mausoleum entombment, cremation niches and a special Veterans Garden for those who have served our country.


Our Obituaries

David William Whelchel

January 5, 1943 - January 14, 2018

David "Dave" William Whelchel, 75 passed peacefully in his sleep on January 14, 2018 with his loving wife by his side. Born in Cleveland, GA on January 5, 1943 to the late Edwin and Ruth Whelchel, David lived the past 34 years in Locust Grove where he enjoyed working and playing on his 10 acres. David was in the army reserves for six years right out of high school then went to work at Sears...
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Roger Lee Patterson

September 10, 1953 - January 14, 2018

Mr. Roger Lee Patterson, age 64 of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away January 14, 2018. He was born in Kingsport, TN to the late Robert Lee and Edna Lee Crawford Patterson. He was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Fulkerson. Roger was a Avionics Technician at Rockwell Collins for 42 years. He attended Sharon Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting, gardening, and coaching softball. Survivors...
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David William Whelchel

January 5, 1943 - January 14, 2018

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Curtis Lee Wilkerson

October 26, 1969 - January 13, 2018

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Olivia Noel Sargee

July 9, 1985 - January 11, 2018

Olivia Noel ‘Niki’ Sargee, age 32, of Locust Grove, GA passed away January 11, 2018. Niki was born in Henry County and was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed spending time with family and friends, music, singing, Disney, New Kids on The Block music, photography and crafts. She was a member of Jodeco Baptist Church.Survivors are her husband, Jerry Sargee of Locust Grove; children,...
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John Bundy Knecht

December 29, 1940 - January 10, 2018

Mr. John Bundy Knecht Sr., age 77, of McDonough, GA passed away January 10, 2018. John was born in Sewickley, PA the son of the late Georgine Oma Bundy and Joseph Leonard Knecht. He was also preceded in death by two sisters.John enjoyed spending time with family and friends, flea markets, antiques, and traveling. He served his country in the US Army. John was a member of the American Legion Post...
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Charles Newton Daniel

July 23, 1961 - January 9, 2018

Charles “Chuck” Newton Daniel, age 56, passed away January 9, 2018. He was born in Hampton, Ga and a longtime member of Hampton United Methodist Church. He graduated from Manchester High School in Richmond, VA and attended Radford University in Radford, VA.Chuck is survived by his parents, Charles H. and Elaine C. Daniel of Hampton; sisters, Amy S. Daniel of Atlanta and Connie E....
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Glenda Nell Hartley

July 20, 1954 - January 9, 2018

Glenda Nell Hartley, age 63, of McDonough, GA passed away January 9, 2018. Glenda was born in Mobile, AL. She went to college and lived in San Antonio for 9 plus years before moving to McDonough. Glenda enjoyed spending time with family and friends, spoiling her nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews and her dog "Coco". She enjoyed working with children and spent most of her life as...
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Glenda Nell Hartley

July 20, 1954 - January 9, 2018

Glenda Nell Hartley, age 63, of McDonough, GA passed away January 9, 2018. Glenda was born in Mobile, AL. She went to college and lived in San Antonio for 9 plus years before moving to McDonough. Glenda enjoyed spending time with family and friends, spoiling her nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews and her dog “Coco”. She enjoyed working with children and spent most of...
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Alma May Harrison

December 21, 1931 - January 4, 2018

Mrs. Alma May Harrison, age 86, of Locust Grove, GA passed away January 4, 2018. Mitzi was born in Nigril, Jamica the daughter of the late Muriel Eloise Waldemar and Desmond Ellington. Mitzi worked for Caymanas Race Track, Tropical Gas and worked as a Senior Telephone Operator for Mutual Life before she migrated to the US with her family in 1979 and became a caregiver with Patient Care. She...
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Terrell Lane Teague

August 20, 1937 - January 4, 2018

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Harold Marion McCarroll

December 8, 1935 - January 4, 2018

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Aubrey Eugene Smith

December 25, 1929 - January 3, 2018

Mr. Aubrey Eugene Smith, Jr., age 88, of Locust Grove, GA passed away January 3, 2018. Mr. Smith was born in Gilbert, LA the son of the late Birdie Rushing Smith and Aubrey Eugene Smith, Sr. He was also preceded in death by brothers, J. W., Delton (Blackie) and Billy Smith; sisters, Margaret Kyle, Audrey Varner, and Odean Desidere; son, Tom Smith; stepson, Kenneth Minko; daughter-in-law, Kerry...
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Coralice Fears Henderson

December 1, 1925 - January 3, 2018

Coralice Fears Henderson, a native of Hampton, Georgia, died on January 3, 2018 at age 92 . She was born on December 1, 1925, the daughter of Bessie Price Fears and William Whitsel Fears of Hampton, Georgia. She graduated from West Georgia College and the University of Georgia. She married James Lamar Henderson Jr. also of Hampton in 1949; they were married for 65 years...
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Ronald L. Swigart

September 12, 1945 - January 2, 2018

Mr. Ronald Lee Swigart, age 72, of McDonough, Ga passed away January 2, 2018. Mr. Swigart was born in Ohio the son of the late Helen Dague Swigart and Paul Henry Swigart. He had been employed by Eastern Airlines of Atlanta and Lockheed Martin in South Carolina. Mr. Swigart enjoyed spending time with family and friends, fishing, riding motorcycles, NASCAR and football. He served his country in the...
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Lisa Aitken Bozeman

March 23, 1957 - January 2, 2018

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Joseph Wendell Bailey

July 19, 1930 - January 1, 2018

Mr. Joseph Wendell Bailey, Jr., age 87, of McDonough, GA passed away January 1, 2018. Mr. Bailey was born in Colleton County, SC the son of the late Eunice Hudson Bailey and Joseph Wendell Bailey Sr. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane Williams Bailey. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, yard work, gardening and fishing. Survivors are his sons and daughter-in-law...
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William Marshall Mayo

September 28, 1959 - December 31, 2017

Mr. William Marshall Mayo, Jr. age 58, of McDonough, Ga passed away December 31, 2017. Mr. Mayo was born in Atlanta, GA. He was preceded in death by his father, William Marshall Mayo, Sr. and a brother, Wayne Mayo.Mr. Mayo enjoyed spending time with family and friends, riding his motorcycle, hunting, grilling, cross country driving, traveling, and helping others and an avid GA Tech Fan. He...
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William Van Willingham

August 17, 1943 - December 31, 2017

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Bobby Gene Lundy

August 24, 1940 - December 31, 2017

Bobby Gene (Bob) Lundy, age 77 of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away early Sunday morning December 31, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Charles William and Annie Pearl (Polk) Lundy. Bob was a proud graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology where he earned degrees in Electrical Engineering and Industrial Management. He also received his Teaching Certification from Oglethorpe...
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James Edward Pillow

January 27, 1926 - December 29, 2017

Mr. James Edward Pillow, age 91 of Jackson, Georgia passed away December 29, 2017. He was born in Jackson, Tennessee to the late Jim and Victoria King Pillow. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie Nelms Pillow and sisters, Virginia Eubanks and Daphne Neal. James faithfully served his country in the United States Army during WWII, where he received a Purple Heart. He was a member of the...
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Ronnie Eugene Schubert

June 18, 1950 - December 27, 2017

Mr. Ronnie Eugene Schubert, age 67 of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away December 27, 2017. He was born in Oliver Springs, Tennessee to the late Mack “Midnight” and Myrtle May Chandler Schubert. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Paula Stokes, a granddaughter, Carly Megesi and a sister, Maxine Schubert. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and drag racing, tinkering with his cars and...
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Emma Kate Searcy

March 14, 2017 - December 27, 2017

Little Miss Emma Kate Searcy, nine month old daughter of Jessica and Chan Searcy, went home to be with Jesus on December 27, 2017. She loved her pacifier, blanket and bunny rabbit and her special friend, Minnie Mouse. She is also survived by her big sisters and big brother, Brooke, Makensie and Chandler; paternal grandfather, Roger Searcy; maternal grandmother, Teresa Simpson. She was preceded...
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Robert Joseph Sousa

November 21, 1946 - December 27, 2017

Mr. Robert Joseph Sousa, Jr., age 71 of Atlanta, Georgia passed away December 27, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Robert Joseph Sousa, Sr. and Sara Ellen Gordon Sousa. He was preceded in death by a brother, John Gordon. Bob faithfully served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era. He was a correctional officer for the State of Georgia for 20 years. He...
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Frances Callaway Smith

July 5, 1927 - December 26, 2017

Frances Callaway Smith, age 90 of McDonough, Georgia died on December 26, 2017 with her children by her side. She was the daughter of the late Mary Ammons Callaway and Phillip Dodd Callaway. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hiram Smith. She is survived by her children, Kathy (Chris) Dixon and Phillip (Julie) Cook; grandson, Cameron (Brittany) Dixon; and her cat, Buddy. Mrs. Smith was...
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Frances Mardelle Malcom

November 24, 1926 - December 24, 2017

Mardelle Malcom, age 91, of McDonough, Georgia passed away on December 24, 2017. She was born in East Point, Georgia to the late Homer and Lila Ford. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy William Malcom, daughter, Linda Lycett, and sister, Sara Puckett. Mardelle was retired from the Clayton County Board of Education Food Service. She was dedicated to her family and lovingly called GiGi by...
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Rosemary Dillard

October 16, 1945 - December 24, 2017

Ms. Rosemary Dillard, age 72 of McDonough, Georgia passed away December 24, 2017. She was born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania to the late Joseph Louis and Rose Caroline Furgiuele Gaudio. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Tony Gaudio, Mary Pierce and Phyllis Gullion. Rosemary was retired from SunTrust Bank and loved to spend time with her family, playing cards, dancing and her Bunko Club....
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Glenn Edward Henderson

February 4, 1964 - December 23, 2017

Mr. Glenn Edward Henderson, age 53 of Hampton, Georgia passed away December 23, 2017. He was born in Amarillo, Texas to the late James Clarence and Elnora White Henderson. He was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Anthony Henderson. Glenn retired after 23 years with the DeKalb County School System and was a member of the Hampton Masonic Lodge. Survivors include his daughter, Heather...
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Randall Eugene Ball

May 17, 1956 - December 20, 2017

Randall Eugene Ball, age 61, of McDonough, GA passed away December 20, 2017. Randy was born in Bristol, TN the son of the late Eva Gamble Ball and Ritchie Thomas Ball. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and being in the educational field. Randy had his Masters in Counseling, Masters in Administration, BA in Biblical Education and a MBA. He was very proud of the fact that he was...
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William Paul Lyle

August 31, 1953 - December 17, 2017

William Paul Lyle, age 64, of Morrow, GA passed away December 17, 2017. Paul was born in Atlanta, GA the son of the late Annie Jeanette Elliott Lyle and William Albert Lyle Jr. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Johnny and Jeff Lyle; and a sister, Susan Sanchez.Paul served his country in the US Navy for six years. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, golf, fishing and...
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Nancy Davis Beatty

July 28, 1936 - December 17, 2017

Mrs. Nancy Davis Beatty, age 81 of McDonough, Georgia passed away December 17, 2017. She was born in Mt. Holly, North Carolina to the late John and Maggie Norwood Davis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Everette Beatty; sons, Mike and Matt Beatty; siblings, Wilburn Davis, Hazel Swayney, Bud Davis, Ruth Patterson, Doris Pearson and Marie Jolly. She was retired from C&S Bank after 26...
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David Martin Abbott

July 18, 1942 - December 16, 2017

Mr. David Martin Abbott, age 75 of Ellijay, Georgia passed away December 16, 2017. He was born in Maryville, Tennessee to the late Horace Martin and Henrietta Dailey Abbott. He graduated from J.I. Burton High School of Norton, Virginia, Class of 1960 and faithfully served his country in the United States Army. David received his Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree from Georgia...
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Hermine Gumpinger Richard

November 23, 1938 - December 15, 2017

Ms. Hermine “Helen” Richard, age 79 of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away December 15, 2017. She was born in Augsburg, Germany to the late Herman and Anna Gumpinger Baur. She was retired from the DeKalb County Finance Department and enjoyed spending time at the Locust Grove Senior Center. Surviving is her daughter, Tilarra Richard. A memorial gathering and catered reception will be...
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Maria Del Carmen Mullins

January 30, 1945 - December 14, 2017

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Martha Alaine Dodd

May 22, 1942 - December 14, 2017

Martha Alaine Dodd, age 75 passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Piedmont Henry Hospital in Stockbridge, GA. Alaine was born on May 22, 1942 in Waverly, TN to Wayne and Stella Smith. Alaine married James E. Dodd of Waverly, TN on October 22, 1958 and moved to Jackson, GA in 1967.Alaine was loved by so many. She drove the school bus for Monroe Academy and was known for her...
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George H. Eanes

February 4, 1927 - December 13, 2017

Mr. George H. Eanes, age 90 of McDonough, Georgia passed away December 13, 2017. Born on February 4, 1927, George was the youngest of four children of the late Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Eanes of Screven County. After graduating from high school, he attended college at Georgia Southern University (then Georgia Teachers College) in Statesboro, for one year before enlisting in the Navy in World War II....
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Virginia Mae Reeves

June 26, 1918 - December 12, 2017

Ms. Virginia Reeves, age 99 of McDonough, Georgia passed away December 12, 2017. She was born in Spartanburg, SC to the late Hubert and Estelle Galloway Hairston. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Christine Muscato and Ruby Duren. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir. She volunteered at Henry Medical Center for 35 years and enjoyed baking, cooking,...
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Virginia Mae Reeves

June 26, 1918 - December 12, 2017

Ms. Virginia Reeves, age 99 of McDonough, Georgia passed away December 12, 2017. She was born in Spartanburg, SC to the late Hubert and Estelle Galloway Hairston. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Christine Muscato and Ruby Duren. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir. She volunteered at Henry Medical Center for 35 years and enjoyed baking, cooking,...
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Billy Wayne Rogers

November 17, 1972 - December 11, 2017

Billy Wayne Rogers, 45, of McDonough, Georgia, passed away, Monday, December 11, 2017 at his home. A celebration of life service will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Haisten Funerals & Cremations, 1745 Zack Hinton Pkwy South, McDonough, GA 30253, Pastor Frank Daws will be officiating. Cremation will follow. Billy was born November 17, 1972 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to David and...
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Bonnie Elaine Dennis

October 6, 1962 - December 10, 2017

Ms. Bonnie Elaine Dennis, age 55 of Stockbridge, Georgia passed away December 10, 2017. She was born in Albertville, Alabama to the late Roy and Alma Jean Wilson Leeth. She was preceded in death by a sister, Karen Leeth and a niece, Jessica Leeth. Bonnie was employed for 21 years at Briggs and Associates where she loved her consumers, co workers and her work. Bonnie, or more affectionately known...
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Geraldine Canary Whatley

December 3, 1923 - December 9, 2017

Mrs. Geraldine Canary Whatley, age 94 of McDonough, Georgia passed away December 9, 2017. She was born in Riverside, Georgia to the late Clarence Everett and Katie Ann Lowe Canary. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, John Roy Whatley, her son John Roy Whatley, Jr., her brother, Jack H. Canary and a son in law, Robert Slauson. She was a graduate of Russell High School and was a...
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Orlando Rosa

January 6, 1983 - December 8, 2017

Orlando (Skroke) Rosa Jr, was born and raised in Meriden, CT on January 6th, 1983. He relocated to McDonough GA, in 2008. He continued his peaceful journey to the heavens above on December 8th, 2017. Orlando is survived by both his parents; Crystal Stimpson Singh and Orlando Rosa Sr; Step-father: Khemraj (Chris) Singh. He is also survived by his siblings: Sister; Jahaida-Lee Rosa, Brother’s...
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Johnny Lamar Smith

March 12, 1948 - December 7, 2017

Mr. Johnny Lamar Smith, age 69 of Hampton, Georgia passed away December 7, 2017. He was born in Porterdale, Georgia to the late Walter Lamar and Dorothy Lee Barclay Smith. He was preceded in death by his brother, David Lee Smith. Johnny faithfully served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He worked for 18 years for General Motors and another 18 years with...
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Mary Frances Breedlove

September 11, 1940 - December 7, 2017

Mrs. Mary Frances Breedlove, age 77, of McDonough, GA passed away December 7, 2017. Mrs. Breedlove was born in Atlanta, GA the daughter of the late Lucile Braden Brownlee and Lewis Andrew Brownlee. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Andy Brownlee and a sister, Beverly Baker.Mrs. Breedlove was a very active member of Bethany Baptist Church. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother...
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Annelle Scott Titshaw

May 16, 1935 - December 7, 2017

Mrs. Annelle Scott Titshaw, age 82, of McDonough, GA passed away December 7, 2017. Mrs. Titshaw was born in Smithville, GA the daughter of the late Agnes Smith Scott and Ernest Scott. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Guy Chapman Titshaw; a son, Gary Scott Titshaw; a son-in-law, Frank W. Epps; and siblings, Bobby Scott, Kenneth Scott, Minnie Ott, and Mattie Elder.Mrs....
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David Carl Gigowski

April 5, 1951 - December 4, 2017

Mr. David Carl Gigowski, age 66 of Jonesboro, Georgia passed away December 4, 2017. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Florence Renkiewicz Gigowski and the late Carl Gigowski. Dave was a graduate of Georgia Tech and worked for the FAA for 30 years. He was a member of the McDonough Christian Church and was part of the church music ministry. He was an avid scuba diver and a private pilot....
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Gerald Leonard Dennis

April 1, 1933 - December 4, 2017

Mr. Gerald Leonard Dennis, age 84 of McDonough, Georgia passed away December 4, 2017. He was born in Rome, Georgia to the late Leonard Oscar and Berma Edith Whitten Dennis. He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Wynell Key Dennis in 2008. Gerald faithfully served his country in the United States Army and was retired from United Airlines. He was a member of Sharon Baptist Church and enjoyed...
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William Lamar Russell

October 17, 1956 - December 3, 2017

William Lamar Russell “Bill”, age 61, of McDonough, Ga passed away December 3, 2017. Bill was born in Atlanta, Ga the son of the late Talitha Minter Russell and Grover Lamar Russell. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Janet Shellnutt.Bill enjoyed spending time with family and friends, spoiling his grandchildren, classic Rock N Roll music, astrology, watching baseball on TV,...
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Janice Carol Law

June 24, 1939 - December 3, 2017

Mrs. Janice Carol Lisk Law, age 78 of Rex, Georgia passed away December 3, 2017. She was born in Kannapolis, NC to the late James Monroe and Verna Mae Whitley Lisk. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Carl Larry Law, Sr. and by siblings, Judy, David, Sherrill and Ronnie. Janice worked for J.C. Penney’s for 31 years. She enjoyed time with her children and grandchildren,...
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Vivian Marie Boyles

August 31, 1929 - December 3, 2017

Mrs. Vivian Marie Boyles, age 88 of McDonough, Georgia passed away December 3, 2017. She was born in Summerville, Georgia to the late Ross Polk and Jessie Elrod Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Reginald Richard Boyles and her brother, Elmer Smith. Marie was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening. Survivors include several nieces and nephews. A gathering will be held...
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Carmen Elyese Christensen

July 19, 1944 - December 3, 2017

Ms. Elyese Christensen, age 73, of McDonough, GA passed away December 3, 2017. Elyese was born in Atlanta, GA the daughter of the late Alma Jean Grogan Holbert and Leo Harold Holbert. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Edith Tant.Elyese enjoyed spending time with family and friends, music, her dogs, yard work and being dedicated to the Zoo. She retired from The Dian Fossey Gorilla...
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Barbara J. Adams

June 13, 1930 - December 1, 2017

Barbara Jackson Adams, age 87, of McDonough, GA passed away December 1, 2017. Mrs. Adams was born in Quitman, MS the daughter of the late Lettie Long Jackson and Roland Jackson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Robert Adams Jr. and all six of her siblings. Mrs. Adams was a member of Bethany Baptist Church, a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and active with the senior...
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Douglas Hinton Bonner

June 1, 1963 - November 29, 2017

Douglas Hinton Bonner, age 54, of McDonough, Ga passed away November 29, 2017. Doug was born in Atlanta, GA the son of the late Betty Anne Bunn Bonner and Olin Hinton Bonner. Doug was a devoted member of Bethany Baptist Church. He enjoyed all of the activities at the church with the youth and choir. Doug had an infectious smile and loved being around people, he liked country music and Varsity...
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Stephanie Nicole Thompson

October 1, 1985 - November 26, 2017

Ms. Stephanie Nicole Thompson, age 32 of Hampton, Georgia passed away November 26, 2017. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia to James and Linda Dodgen Bunn. She was an Honor Graduate of Henry County High School, Class of 2004, Honor Graduate of Clayton State University, Class of 2008, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and a 2016 graduate of Georgia State University with a Master’s of...
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James Harold Montgomery

May 29, 1945 - November 25, 2017

Mr. James Harold Montgomery, Jr., age 72 of Hampton, Georgia passed away November 25, 2017. He was born in Charlotte, NC to the late James Harold Montgomery, Sr. and Grace Pauline Helms Montgomery. He was preceded in death by his brother and sister, Paul Anthony Montgomery and Anne Hitchcock. Harold retired after 38 years as an aircraft mechanic with Delta Airlines. He was a member of Liberty...
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Helen E. Cowart

March 29, 1935 - November 25, 2017

Mrs. Helen Humphries Cowart, age 82, of McDonough, GA passed away November 25, 2017. Mrs. Cowart was born in Collins, Ga the daughter of the late Elizabeth Lewis Humphries and Gaylord Wilshire Humphries. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Talmadge Cowart; a son, Robert Darrel Cowart “Doby”; and siblings, Margaret Adams, Labina Doster, Willowdean Woods, Douglas...
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Hugh Douglas Morgan

June 21, 1941 - November 22, 2017

Mr. Hugh Douglas Morgan, age 76, of Locust Grove, GA passed away November 22, 2017. Doug was born in Atlanta, GA the son of the late Hugh and Eva Morgan. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Michael Morgan.Doug enjoyed spending time with family and friends, playing golf, fishing, and watching sports on TV. He was employed with Bell South for 32 years and was part of the Bell South...
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Frances Lord Bailey

July 8, 1932 - November 20, 2017

Mrs. Frances Lord Bailey, age 85, of McDonough, GA passed away November 20, 2017. Mrs. Bailey was born in Atlanta, GA the daughter of the late Beulah Pauline Neese Lord and James Andrew Lord. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Stephen Bedford Bailey; and siblings, Edward Lord, Jackie Swindell, O. L. Dean, Cecil Dean Lord, and Juanita Lawhon. Mrs. Bailey was retired as an accountant...
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Ricky Hollis Walls

December 19, 1954 - November 19, 2017

Mr. Ricky Hollis Walls, age 62, of McDonough, GA passed away November 19, 2017. Mr. Walls was born in Anniston, AL the son of the late Helen Gaines Walls and Herbert Hollis Walls. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Roxann Whitman Walls and sisters, Dorothy Webb and Peggy Brown. Mr. Walls enjoyed spending time with family and friends, riding motorcycles, camping, fishing and boating. ...
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JoAnn Turner McRae

February 21, 1935 - November 19, 2017

Mrs. JoAnn Turner McRae, age 82, of Hampton, GA passed away November 19, 2017. Mrs. McRae was born in Cumming, GA the daughter of the late Edith Thornton Turner and Egbert Turner. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Henry Clyde McRae and a brother, Gerald Turner. Mrs. McRae enjoyed spending time with family and friends, gardening, cooking, crafts and spoiling her grandchildren. ...
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Harley Thorwald Parrish

May 10, 1926 - November 19, 2017

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Janie Upchurch McGarity

August 13, 1918 - November 17, 2017

Mrs. Janie Upchurch McGarity, age 99 of McDonough, Georgia, passed away November 17, 2017. She was born in McDonough, Georgia, to the late Arthur Jefferson Upchurch, Sr. and Nora Lee Bowden Upchurch. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Florence Quinton McGarity, a grandson, Steve McGarity and by seven siblings, Pebble, Ralph, baby Grady, Grace, Orion, Frances, and Faye.She was a...
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James Allen Walden

January 15, 1926 - November 17, 2017

Mr. James Allen Walden, Jr., age 91 of McDonough, Georgia passed away November 17, 2017. He was born in Copper Hill, Tennessee to the late James Allen Walden, Sr. and Bessie Hall Walden. He was preceded in death by siblings, Jerry, Jack and Betty Walden. James faithfully served his country in the United States Army and was owner/operator of James Home Improvement Company for 50 years. James was a...
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Nancy Field Abbott

July 16, 1945 - November 16, 2017

Ms. Nancy Field Abbott, age 72 of McDonough, Georgia passed away November 16, 2017. She was born in Brazil to the late Howard Myers and Mabel Hatton Field. She was preceded in death by a special cousin, Ruth Lack. Nancy was a teacher in Henry County for 46 years and was a member of the McDonough First United Methodist Church. She loved to spend time with her daughters and grandchildren. ...
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Richard Arlen Hall

May 3, 1935 - November 16, 2017

Mr. Richard Arlen “Dick” Hall, age 82 of Fayetteville, Georgia passed away November 16, 2017. He was born in Elmira, NY to the late Ernest and Bertha Freelove Hall. He was preceded in death by sons, Jeffrey and Jason Hall and by a sister, Marjorie Ames. He faithfully served his country in the United States Army at the Central Intelligence Defense in Japan. Dick was a member of...
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Everett Lynn Lamb

July 3, 1944 - November 15, 2017

Mr. Everett Lynn Lamb, age 73 of McDonough, Georgia passed away November 15, 2017. He was born in Tylertown, Mississippi to the late Thomas Everett and Cammie Louise Walters Lamb. He was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Joyce Steele Lamb and a brother, Jeff Lamb. Lynn faithfully served in the Army National Guard and was retired after 25 years from Northwest Airlines. He enjoyed...
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George Thomas Panell

April 3, 1949 - November 9, 2017

Mr. George Thomas Panell, age 68, of Locust Grove, GA passed away November 9, 2017. George was born in Atlanta, GA the son of the late Delma Lorine Byrd Panell and Thomas Fitzhugh Panell. He was also preceded in death by sibling, Peggy Ann Ware, Brenda Panell, Eddie Panell and Doug Panell.George was a very simple laid back and easy going man who enjoyed spending time with family and friends and...
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Virgil E. Bourn

November 2, 1930 - November 9, 2017

Mr. Virgil Eugene Bourn Jr., age 87, of McDonough, GA passed away November 9, 2017. Mr. Bourn was born in Atlanta, GA the son of the late Elsie Hale Bourn and Virgil Eugene Bourn Sr. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Stewart Bourn and a brother, Elbert Bourn.Mr. Bourn enjoyed spending time with family and friends, going out to eat, golf, traveling, baseball and the Atlanta...
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Sandra Anne McCoy

February 12, 1936 - November 8, 2017

Mrs. Sandra Anne McCoy, age 81, of Locust Grove, GA passed away November 8, 2017. Mrs. McCoy was born in St. Clair, AL the daughter of the late Valeria and Homer Summerville. She was also preceded in death by a son, Mark Maddox and a sister, Joan Hunter.Mrs. McCoy enjoyed spending time with family and friends, having family gatherings, cooking, gardening, and traveling. She retired from Wells...
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Ronald Dale Dean

July 27, 1945 - November 8, 2017

Mr. Ronald Dale Dean, age 72, of Hampton, GA, formerly of Port Orford, OR passed away November 8, 2017. Mr. Dean was born in Saginaw, Michigan the son of the late Lillian Leona Turkish Dean and Miles Everett Dean. He was also preceded in death by siblings, June, Jack, Robert and Jerry Dean and a step daughter, Christina. Mr. Dean enjoyed spending time with family and friends, fishing, gardening...
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James M. Simmons

December 14, 1921 - November 8, 2017

Mr. James Mason Simmons, age 95, of Jackson, GA passed away November 8, 2017. Mr. Simmons was born in Sparta, TN the son of the late Julie and Sam Simmons. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Jane Dodson; son, Elvis Ray; granddaughter, Rebecca Simmons and all of his siblings.Mr. Simmons was known for being a simple man that enjoyed spending time with family and friends, yard sales...
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Vicki Denise Reece

September 3, 1956 - November 7, 2017

Mrs. Vicki Denise Kellar Reece, age 61, of McDonough, GA passed away November 7, 2017. Vicki was born in Atlanta, GA the daughter of the late Dorothy Virginia Robinson Kellar and Clyde Lewis Kellar. She was also preceded in death by several sibling, Sherrie Beauchene, Jerry Kellar, Ronnie Kellar, Patricia Kellar, and Cathy Phillips. Vicki enjoyed spending time with family and friends, shopping...
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Edna Mae Knight

September 17, 1929 - November 5, 2017

Mrs. Edna Mae Knight, age 88 of McDonough, Georgia passed away November 5, 2017. She was born in Locust Grove, Georgia to the late Gilbert Henley, Sr. and Corine Barnett Henley. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, William Haywood Knight and by her brother, Gilbert Henley, Jr. Edna was a graduate of McDonough High School, Class of 1946. She was a nurse for Dr. G.R. Foster, Jr...
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Leonard Earl Winkles

January 25, 1949 - November 5, 2017

Mr. Leonard “Earl” Winkles, age 68 of McDonough, Georgia passed away November 5, 2017. He was born in Bremen, Georgia to the late Clendon Leonard and Blondy Marie West Winkles. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lana Brimer Winkles, daughters, Jacquelyn Marie Winkles and Heather Leigh Winkles and by a brother, Kenneth Winkles. Earl retired after 42 years with AAA Digital...
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Anita M. Brymer

February 12, 1965 - November 2, 2017

Mrs. Anita M. Brymer, age 52 of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away November 2, 2017. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia and was raised by Jimmie Hester Nasworthy and the late Bobby Nasworthy. She was employed with Archway Transportation for 18 years and was of the Baptist faith. Anita enjoyed listening to music, writing, singing, dancing and was an avid reader. She especially loved to cook for...
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Roxanna Boggs White

September 5, 1958 - November 2, 2017

Mrs. Roxanna Boggs White, age 59, of McDonough, GA passed away November 2, 2017. Roxanna was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister who enjoyed doing for her family, riding motorcycles, going to the beach, sewing, cooking and being the HBIC at the White House. Roxanna was preceded in death by her father, Norman Terrance Boggs; brother, Aubrey...
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Helen Carol Dobbins

August 21, 1945 - October 31, 2017

Mrs. Helen Carol Dobbins of Stockbridge, Georgia passed away October 31, 2017. She was born in Hartsville, South Carolina to the late James Marion and Helen Marie Manders Smith. She was preceded in death by brothers, Hugh Rochelle Smith and Larry Mitchell Smith. Carol enjoyed spending time with her family, shopping, getting pampered and Easter egg hunting. She was the care taker for her...
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Edward James Ambrose

March 17, 1925 - October 29, 2017

Mr. Edward James Ambrose, age 92 of McDonough, Georgia passed away October 29, 2017. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Joseph and Maria Kozlowski Ambrose. He faithfully served his country in the United States Army during WWII under General Patton and was a recipient of the Bronze Star. Ed was a member of the Lake City Church of Christ and the American Legion. He enjoyed playing with...
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Mary Elsie Rape

February 11, 1938 - October 26, 2017

Mrs. Mary Elsie Holder Rape, age 79, of Locust Grove, GA passed away October 26, 2017. Mrs. Rape was born in McDonough, GA the daughter of the late Corene Elizabeth Evans Holder and Dewey Lee Holder. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Gene Holder. Mrs. Rape enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, gardening, flowers, cooking and spoiling her grandchildren. Survivors...
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Mattie Lou Thackston

July 11, 1933 - October 26, 2017

Mrs. Mattie Lou Jones Thackston, age 84, of McDonough, GA passed away October 26, 2017. Lou was born in Dekalb County the daughter of the late Nellie Mae Oaks Jones and Joe Cephus Jones. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Johnny William Thackston; daughter, Marie Sheppard; son, Wayne Thackston; and a grandson, Chad Sheppard; siblings, J. C. Jones, Weyman Jones, William Jones, Ethel...
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Jimmie Lee Fowler

May 21, 1935 - October 24, 2017

Mr. Jimmie Lee Fowler, SR., age 82, of McDonough, GA passed away October 24, 2017. Mr. Fowler was born in Resaca, GA the son of the late Robbie Lou Wilbanks Fowler and Joseph Clarence Fowler. He was also preceded in death by a brothMr. Jimmie Lee Fowler, SR., age 82, of McDonough, GA passed away October 24, 2017. Mr. Fowler was born in Resaca, GA the son of the late Robbie Lou Wilbanks Fowler and...
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Terry Harold Lehman

January 2, 1940 - October 23, 2017

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Oliver Wendell Holmes

January 10, 1940 - October 22, 2017

Mr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, age 77 of McDonough, Georgia passed away October 22, 2017. He was born in Palmerdale, Alabama to the late Oscar Gregory and Myrtle Isalone Everett Holmes. He was preceded in death by first wife, Betty Holmes and by brothers and a sister, Alva, Clyde, Lasiter, Durward, Ed and Troy Holmes and Josie Huddleston. He graduated from Huiett Trussville High School faithfully...
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Julian Robert James

November 2, 1970 - October 21, 2017

Mr. Julian Robert “Jesse” James, Jr., age 46 of Jackson, Georgia passed away October 21, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Annie Mariette Johnson James. Jesse graduated from Morrow High School, Class of 1988. He worked for T&M Heating and Air for 15 years. He enjoyed football, hunting, fishing, music, the outdoors, riding four wheelers and spending time with his children...
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Helen Allen Nail

August 27, 1934 - October 21, 2017

Mrs. Helen A. Nail, age 83, of McDonough, GA passed away October 21, 2017. Mrs. Nail was born in McDonough the daughter of the late Lucille Lofton Allen and Walter Welch Allen. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Inez Schwent and Jewell Dennis; and a brother, Morris Allen. Mrs. Nail enjoyed spending time with family and friends, crafts, cooking and cake decorating. She worked at Wesley...
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Agnes Fisher Beers

May 10, 1914 - October 20, 2017

Mrs. Agnes Fisher Beers, age 103, passed away October 20, 2017. Mrs. Beers was born in Henry County the daughter of the late Daisy Lee Lewis and Charles Stewart Fisher. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Fred L. Beers in 1988; stepsons, Fred L. Beers III and Robert Edward Beers; brothers, William Howard Fisher Sr., Jack Milton Fisher and Charles Lewis Fisher; and a sister,...
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Maria Teresa Timen

December 24, 1939 - October 17, 2017

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Margaret Elvira Ethridge

December 3, 1960 - October 17, 2017

Mrs. Margaret Elvira Ethridge, age 56 of Monticello, Georgia passed away October 17, 2017. She was born in Atlanta to Nathalie Elvira Matthews McClain and the late Shaw B. McClain, Jr. She was preceded in death by a brother, Steven Alan McClain. She attended Reinhardt College, was employed with H.B. Fuller for 25 years and was a member of the Locust Grove First Baptist Church. Margaret enjoyed...
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Faye Elizabeth McCoy

January 11, 1934 - October 17, 2017

Faye Elizabeth Exum McCoy of Morrow passed away peacefully on October 17, 2017 at the age of 83. A native of Hapeville, GA, she graduated from Hapeville High School, was a life-long member of Hapeville United Methodist Church, and went to work for Delta Airlines. She met and married Wayne McCoy, and they shared 60 wonderful years of marriage. She retired from State Farm Insurance Agency where...
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Richard Sims

March 5, 1946 - October 16, 2017

Richard Wesley Sims, age 71, of Locust Grove, GA passed away October 16, 2017. Richard was born in Griffin, GA the son of the late Ruth Elvira Aiken Sims and Charlie Patrick Sims. Richard graduated from Henry County High School Class of 1964. He retired from the Clerk’s Office, U. S. District Court with 31 years of service. He was an active member of Flippen United Methodist Church....
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John Thacker

April 26, 1946 - October 16, 2017

Mr. John Douglas Thacker, age 71, of Locust Grove, GA passed away October 16, 2017. John was born in Neon, KY the son of the late Danola Holbrook Cantrell and Millard Cantrell. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Billy Ray Thacker.John enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He graduated from John Marshall High School in Cleveland, OH and served his country in the US Marines. John...
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Dannie Herbert Lauer

August 29, 1954 - October 14, 2017

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Nancy Elizabeth Wright

March 2, 1949 - October 14, 2017

Ms. Nancy Elizabeth Wright, age 68 of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away October 14, 2017. She was born in Atlanta to the late Truman Taylor and Nellie Jo Mann Wright. She attended DeKalb Junior College and Tift College. Nancy had worked at Horse Town for several years, volunteered at the Atlanta Boxer Rescue and enjoyed horses. Survivors include her children, Steve John (Lois) Merka of San...
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Bernice Stroud

October 11, 1957 - October 13, 2017

Ms. Bernice Stroud, age 60 of McDonough, Georgia passed away October 13, 2017. She was born in McDonough to the late Tommy Will and Gennie Mae Brooks Stroud. She was preceded in death by her companion, Herman Gardner, children, Stan Stroud and Gelda Stillwell, siblings, Tommy James Stroud, Stanley Stroud, Terry Stroud, Darryl Stroud and Gwendolyn Griffin. Bernice had worked as a custodian for...
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Bernice Revis

June 26, 1935 - October 12, 2017

Mrs. Bernice Maddox Revis of Hampton, Ga. passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the age of 82. Mrs. Revis was born on June 26, 1935 in Clayton County GA. She is preceded in death by her parents Mr. Tom Maddox and Cora Lang Maddox. Her husband James Alvin Revis. Her brothers, Grady Maddox, J.T. Maddox and Bobby Maddox; sisters, Lucy Higdon and Blanche Maddox, her son...
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Marvin David Howard

July 7, 1952 - October 11, 2017

Mr. Marvin David Howard, age 65 of Jackson, Georgia passed away October 11, 2017. He was born in Macon, Georgia to Willie Dee Walker Howard and the late Marvin Bruce Howard. He was preceded in death by the father that raised him, Robert Elkins. David retired after over 30 years with J.C. Penney’s, worked many years as a handy man and had been currently working at High Falls State Park. ...
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William Roland Dudley

March 27, 1934 - October 10, 2017

Mr. William “Billy” Roland Dudley, age 83 of McDonough, Georgia passed away October 10, 2017. He was born in Chireno, Texas to the late Leland and Bonnie Dell Layton Dudley. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and John Dudley and his loving Yorkie, Pasha. Billy faithfully served his country in the United States Army, retiring after 21 years. He retired a second time...
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Warren Ray Kinney

April 17, 1930 - October 7, 2017

Warren R. Kinney, 87, was called home on October 7th, 2017 in Stockbridge, GA. He was born April 17th, 1930 in Guthrie, OK to Harry and Hazel Kinney. He was an ARMY veteran of the Korean War. He worked as a Communications services technician for AT and T until his retirement. He was a member of the McDonough Presbyterian Church.He is preceded in death by parents, siblings and his bride, Betty...
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Beverly Ann Rogula

July 14, 1935 - October 7, 2017

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Louise Ooten Laskey

May 30, 1943 - October 6, 2017

Mrs. Louise Ooten Laskey, age 74, of Locust Grove, GA passed away October 6, 2017. Mrs. Laskey was born in Oneida, TN the daughter of the late Elma Lee Chambers Elkins and Milford Ooten.Mrs. Laskey was retired from AAFES where she worked most of her career as a warehouse supervisor. She attended West Sunnyside Church. Mrs. Laskey enjoyed spending time with family and friends, camping, playing...
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