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

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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Mercedes Hutchinson King

October 4, 1942 - October 18, 2017

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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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Terry Dale Harp

March 21, 1941 - October 5, 2017

Mr. Terry Dale Harp Sr., age 76, of McDonough, GA passed away October 5, 2017. Terry was born in Birmingham, AL the son of the late Elizabeth Ann Allison Harp and John Pate Harp. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Benny Harp.Terry was a member of McDonough First Baptist Church, the Henry County Shrine Club and the Hampton Masonic Lodge #70. He enjoyed spending time with family and...
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William H. Packard

January 2, 1925 - October 5, 2017

Mr. William Hayward Packard SR., age 92, of Locust Grove, GA passed away October 5, 2017. Mr. Packard was born in Cleveland, OH the son of the late Fay Henderson Packard and Fred Packard. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Natalie Larbig Packard; and siblings, James Packard, Delores Flachbart, Robert Packard, Richard Packard and Florence Carroll. Mr. Packard enjoyed spending time with...
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Richard Dwayne Foster

September 23, 1960 - October 3, 2017

Mr. Richard Dwayne Foster, age 57 of Jonesboro, Georgia passed away October 3, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Richard Lamar Foster and the late Alyce Maxine Osborne Foster. He was preceded in death by his brother, Alan Roy Foster. Dwayne is survived by his father, Richard Foster; sister Cheryl (Dan) Camp of McDonough; aunt, Sue Foster of Lake City; uncle, Jim Foster of Barnesville;...
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Peggy N. Northcutt

May 7, 1955 - October 3, 2017

Mrs. Peggy Nan Bailey Northcutt, age 62, of McDonough, GA passed away October 3, 2017. Peggy was born at Fort McPherson, GA the daughter of the late Polly Jean Pounds and William Eugene Bailey. Peggy was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed spending time with family and friends, spoiling her grandchildren, being a caregiver for her mother, cooking, bowling, dancing and NASCAR. Survivors are her...
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Sammy R. Piper

October 1, 1929 - October 3, 2017

Mr. Sammy R. Piper, age 88, of McDonough, GA passed away October 3, 2017. Mr. Piper was born in Covington, GA the son of the late Fanny Lou Smith Piper and Aubrey Chester Piper. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Eunice Rosser; a brother, Julian Piper and a daughter, Rebecca Wheeler.Mr. Piper enjoyed spending time with family and friends, his tractor, farming, gardening, riding his...
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Mary H. Kendrick

May 26, 1929 - October 3, 2017

Mrs. Helen Harrison Kendrick , age 88, of McDonough, GA passed away October 3, 2017. Mrs. Kendrick was born in Athens, TN the daughter of the late Julia Taylor Harrison and Dowdle Olin Harrison. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Dolphus Kendrick as well as all of her siblings. Mrs. Kendrick enjoyed spending time with family and friends, going out to eat, cooking and her...
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Phillip Powell

September 7, 1946 - September 30, 2017

Phillip Powell Sr. was born to the late James and Myrtle Powell, September 7, 1946 in Churchland, Virginia. He died on September 30, 2017 with his wife Gracie by his side. After graduating from Crestwood High School, Phil attended Norfolk State University and studied Physics. He received Master’s degrees from Central Michigan University and St. Leo University. From 1966 - 1977,...
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JoAnn Brannen Gay

December 2, 1934 - September 28, 2017

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Paulette Lebel Snyder

June 26, 1948 - September 27, 2017

Mrs. Paulette Lebel Snyder, age 69, of Stockbridge, GA passed away September 28, 2017. Paulette was born in Springfield, IL the daughter of the late Eva LeConte Lebel and Max Lebel. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Florence Corlas and a brother, Max Lebel. Paulette enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, being a devoted military wife and yard sales. She graduated...
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Frankie Ovaleen Brown

September 10, 1928 - September 27, 2017

Mrs. Frankie Ovaleen Hobby Brown, age 89, of McDonough, GA passed away September 27, 2017. Granny Hobby better known to her friends and family was born in White, GA the daughter of the late Pearl King Mewborn and Robert S. Mewborn. She was also preceded in death by her husband and father of her children, Jesse Hobby; daughter, Cecila Hobby and several siblings. Granny Hobby enjoyed cooking and...
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Rochelle Marie Eaton

November 15, 1975 - September 25, 2017

Mrs. Rochelle Marie Eaton, age 41, of Griffin, GA. passed away September 25, 2017. Rochelle was born in Fulton County and graduated from Henry County High School class of 1994. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, loving her animals, music, people and thoroughly enjoyed living life to the fullest. She attended Eagles Landing Baptist Church – Griffin Campus.Survivors are her...
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Donald Eugene Gilmer

July 20, 1949 - September 24, 2017

Mr. Donald Eugene “Poncho” Gilmer, Sr., age 68 of McDonough, Georgia passed away September 24, 2017. He was born in Blytheville, Arkansas to the late Herbert Calvin and Linnie Mae Reed Gilmer. He was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Gilmer. Poncho spent 35 years with the Henry County Sheriff’s Department retiring as Captain. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church...
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Walter Ronald Newton

January 5, 1940 - September 23, 2017

Mr. Walter Ronald “Ronnie” Newton, age 77 of McDonough, Georgia passed away September 23, 2017. He was born in Red Oak, Georgia to the late Morris L. and Helen Louise Carey Newton. He was preceded in death by a son, Darryl Newton, a brother, Jimmy Newton and a great grandson, Parker Moss. Ronnie faithfully served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was...
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Michael Eugene Smith

March 31, 1974 - September 21, 2017

Michael Eugene Smith, JR., age 43, of McDonough, GA passed away September 21, 2017. Mike was born in Griffin, Georgia and attended Griffin High School. He was employed by Leslie Pools as a retail manager. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, playing golf, basketball, watching the University of GA and Atlanta Falcon’s Football, being known as the “weather man” and...
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Leslie STEPHENS

February 13, 1960 - September 19, 2017

Mrs. Leslie Parsons Stephens, age 57, of Stockbridge, GA passed away September 19, 2017. Leslie was born in Atlanta, GA. She worked most of her working career as a designer in a flower shop. Leslie enjoyed spending time with family and friends, painting, flowers, and sharing her talents of singing God’s Praises.Survivors are her husband of 39 years, John Stephens of Stockbridge; children...
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Jeane H. Payne

January 1, 1935 - September 17, 2017

Mrs. Jeane Hunt Payne, age 82, of McDonough, GA formerly of Bessemer, AL passed away September 17, 2017. Mrs. Payne was born in Ashland, AL the daughter of the late Lela Inez Smith Hunt and Albert Dawson Hunt. She was also preceded in death by her husband, C. W. Payne; and sons, Reid Clark and Richard Clark.Mrs. Payne enjoyed spending time with family and friends, being able to get in the car...
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Lloyd Leon Pittman

October 25, 1931 - September 13, 2017

Mr. Lloyd Leon Pittman, age 85 of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away September 13, 2017. He was born in Bold Springs, Georgia to the late Lloyd Leon Pittman, Sr. and Bessie Mae Burkhart Pittman. Lloyd was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Laurenze Tingle Pittman and by a great grandson, Avery. He was a member of the Locust Grove First Baptist Church, the Ringgold Masonic Lodge and was...
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Ronald L. Cody

September 30, 1947 - September 12, 2017

Mr. Ronald Luther Cody, age 69 of Daytona Beach, Florida passed away September 12, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to the late James William and Geneva McPherson Cody. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jerry and William. Ron faithfully served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He also served the City of Atlanta as a Police Officer and then went into auto sales before...
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Donna Renee Bowling

September 27, 1965 - September 12, 2017

Mrs. Donna Renee Bowling, age 51 of McDonough, Georgia passed away September 12, 2017. She was born in East Point, Georgia to Minnie Lou Johnson and the late Archie Lavonne Ledbetter. She was preceded in death by siblings, Steven Lavonne Ledbetter, Stanley Lee Ledbetter, Philip Anthony Ledbetter and Julie Smith. Renee graduated from Jasper County High School, Class of 1982. She worked several...
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Marian Harper Steele

January 29, 1926 - September 10, 2017

Mrs. Marian Harper Steele, age 88, of McDonough, GA passed away September 10, 2017. She was born in Barnesville, GA the daughter of the late Annie Mae Godard Harper and Johnny Edward Harper. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank Carson Steele, Sr., a son, Stan Steele; brothers, Luther Albert Harper, Thomas Edward Harper, and Johnny Franklin Harper . Marian enjoyed spending time...
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Evonne Knight

January 8, 1959 - September 7, 2017

Evonne “Bonnie” Knight was born on January 8, 1959 to the late Arthur B. Knight and Mamie Walker Knight in Miami, Florida. Evonne departed this life to be with the lord on September 7, 2017 in McDonough, Georgia. Evonne received her formal education through the Miami-Dade County Public School System where she excelled in her studies and graduated from Miami Carol City Senior High in...
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Ernest Herbert Johnson

July 24, 1929 - September 7, 2017

Mr. Ernest Herbert Johnson, Jr., age 88, also known as Flash, or Curly by his friends at Delta Air Lines, of Hampton, GA passed away September 7, 2017. Mr. Johnson was born in Atlanta, GA the son of the late Margaret Covington Johnson and Ernest Herbert Johnson Sr. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Dan T. Johnson. Mr. Johnson enjoyed spending time with family and friends, being a NASCAR...
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Nathan Dale Christenson

May 16, 1985 - September 6, 2017

Mr. Nathan Dale Christenson, age 32, of McDonough, GA passed away on September 6, 2017. Nathan was born in Clayton County. He graduated from Eagles Landing High School Class of 2003, attended University of West Georgia, he graduated from Griffin Technical College in Air Conditioning Technology in 2008. He was employed by Harbin’s Mechanical Services Inc. in McDonough. Nathan enjoyed...
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Nathan Dale Christenson

May 16, 1985 - September 6, 2017

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Caren Duffey Ryan

December 25, 1951 - September 5, 2017

Mrs. Caren Duffey Ryan, age 65 of Jackson, Georgia passed away September 5, 2017. She was born in Gadsden, Alabama to Carl and Elaine Phillips Duffey. Caren was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and was a Dental Assistant for many years. She enjoyed quilting, playing slots and fishing. Caren was an avid Alabama fan – Roll Tide! Survivors include her husband of 46 years, James Ryan of...
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Phillip Thompson

May 10, 1958 - September 5, 2017

Mr. Phillip Eugene Thompson, age 59, of McDonough, GA passed away September 5, 2017. Phillip was born in Barwick, GA the son of the late Margaret Sexton Musgrove and Sebring Eugene Thompson. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Deborah Burke and a step brother, Jay Musgrove. Phillip enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, fishing, cooking, eating out and being a Georgia...
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Martha Louise Mills

July 14, 1935 - September 3, 2017

Mrs. Martha Louise Hix Mills, age 82 of Jonesboro, Georgia passed away September 3, 2017. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Anderson Chaminade Hix, Jr. and Ethel Louise Shaver Hix. She was preceded in death by brothers, Raymond, Bennett, Ralph, Donnie and Andy Hix. Martha was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro where she was a former Sunday school teacher. She began her...
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Cheryl Hilsman Bragg

January 27, 1962 - September 1, 2017

Ms. Cheryl Hilsman Bragg, age 55, of McDonough, Georgia passed away September 1, 2017. Cheryl was born in Atlanta, GA. She attended Henry County High School Class of 1980. She worked as a Import Export Specialist for Jas Forwarding Inc. Cheryl enjoyed spending time with family and friends, her new grandson, beach vacations and getting in the car and “getting lost”. She was strong...
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Gerald Duane Schwendinger

May 15, 1934 - August 28, 2017

Gerald Duane Schwendinger, eighty-three, of McDonough, Georgia, passed away on 28 August 2017 in McDonough, Georgia.Visitation will be held at Haisten Funeral Home on Wednesday, 30 August 2017 from 6:00pm-8:30pm.Memorial service will be at 2pm on Thursday, 31 August 2017 at United Methodist Church in McDonough, Georgia.Jerry was born in Sterling, Illinois to Henry and Mildred Schwendinger on 15...
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Edwyn Dale Peterson

January 17, 1932 - August 27, 2017

Mr. Edwyn Dale Peterson, age 85 of McDonough, Georgia passed away August 27, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to the late John Alexander and Frances Helen Dale Peterson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Sue Beard Peterson in 2016, a daughter, Eugena Lynn Awtrey and a brother, John Alexander Peterson. Edwyn was a graduate of McRae-Helena High School and Georgia State...
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Charles Henry Smith

July 2, 1934 - August 25, 2017

Mr. Charles Henry Smith, SR., age 83, of Hampton, GA passed away August 25, 2017. Mr. Smith was born in Adrian, Georgia the son of the late Nora Lord Smith and John Henry Smith. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Grable Smith. Mr. Smith enjoyed spending time with family and friends, his cat “Peaches”, playing on his farm in Middle Georgia, playing the guitar, reading, bird...
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Una Joyce Eldrige

April 12, 1938 - August 25, 2017

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Darrell Wade Ball

September 1, 1934 - August 23, 2017

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Roger Billy Fowler

February 26, 1941 - August 23, 2017

Mr. Roger Billy Fowler, age 76, of McDonough, GA passed away August 23, 2017. Roger was born in Stapleton, AL the son of the late Martha Jane Mosley Fowler and Willie Lloyd Fowler. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby Lloyd Fowler and Donald Ray Fowler and an infant daughter at birth. Roger enjoyed spending time with family and friends, fishing and being an avid Alabama...
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Cynthia Davis Murphy

April 11, 1976 - August 22, 2017

Mrs. Cynthia Leigh Davis Murphy, age 41, of Locust Grove, Georgia, passed away August 22, 2017. Born in Atlanta, Cindy graduated Summa Cum Laude from Mt. Zion High School in 1994. Always an excellent student, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Georgia in 1998 and a Masters of Arts in Speech Language Pathology in 2000 from the...
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Jeffrey Leon Cameron

March 26, 1960 - August 20, 2017

Mr. Jeffrey Leon Cameron, age 57 of McDonough, Georgia passed away August 20, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Cecil Leon and Janette Elizabeth Clark Cameron. Jeff enjoyed playing guitar and watching Westerns and NASCAR, especially Jeff Gordon. Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Renee Cameron; daughters, Rachael Tidwell and Heather Tidwell; grandchildren, Tyler and Hayleigh all of...
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Angela Sue Charles

November 4, 1977 - August 19, 2017

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Patricia Wilkie Hamilton

October 16, 1929 - August 15, 2017

Patricia W. Hamilton, 87, passed August 15th, 2017 after a long battle with cancer.She was born Patricia Jane Wilkie in Manchester, Connecticut on October 16th, 1929 to Frank J. Wilkie and Irene J. Wilkie. Pat grew up in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and graduated from Moravian College for Women in 1949 with a degree in economics. She married Ercell Century Hamilton Jr. upon his graduation from West...
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Jeffrey Thomas Shaw

November 28, 1960 - August 14, 2017

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Robert Barnett Rutledge

December 27, 1966 - August 11, 2017

Mr. Robert Barnett Rutledge, age 50 of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away August 11, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Nancy Stokes Rutledge and the late Olin Adair Rutledge. Robert loved spending time with his grandchildren and making sure his girls were happy. He also enjoyed his computer, music, cooking and a good cup of coffee. Robert loved to watch the Atlanta Braves. He loved...
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Brenda Joyce Langley

July 5, 1942 - August 11, 2017

Mrs. Brenda Langley, age 75, of Gay, GA passed away August 11, 2017. Brenda was born in LaFayette, AL the daughter of Mary Zelna Vickers Nix and William Curtis Nix. She retired from Clorox Company where she worked as an administrative assistant. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, reading, sewing and quilting. Brenda was known for her sense of humor and smile.She was preceded in...
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Nezree Smith

April 10, 1933 - August 8, 2017

Mrs. Nezree Smith, age 84, of McDonough, GA passed away August 8, 2017. Mrs. Smith was born in Meridian, MS the daughter of the late OraDean Nabors Shumate and Elester Shumate. She was also preceded in death by her Husband George P. Smith; Son, Ronnie C. Guy; Daughter, Gloria J. Smith; Granddaughter, Tina T. Carroll.Mrs. Smith enjoyed spending time with family and friends, shopping, traveling...
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William Howard Still

July 19, 1928 - August 6, 2017

Mr. William Howard Still, age 89 of McDonough, Georgia passed away August 6, 2017. He was born in Dacula, Georgia to the late Hershel Howard and Susie Viola Lunsford Still. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Virginia Moody Still in 2013. Bill faithfully served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He worked 20 years with REA Express and then retired from...
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Angela Renee Hansard

November 11, 1955 - August 4, 2017

Dr. Angela Renee Hansard, age 61, of Hampton, GA passed away August 4, 2017. Angela was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1981 and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. Angela enjoyed spending time with family and friends, spoiling her grandchildren, animals, the beach, reading and being an avid Bulldog Fan.Survivors are...
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Darcey Ellen Chaffin

September 10, 1994 - August 2, 2017

Miss Darcey Ellen Chaffin, age 22, of Jonesboro, GA passed away August 2, 2017. Darcey was born in Henry County. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and her dogs. Darcey was known for her bossy attitude, her contagious loud laugh, dancing and enjoying life. She loved her snickers, mountain dews, spaghettiOs, baked beans and chocolate milk.Survivors are her parents Laurie and William...
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James Brad Braddy

December 16, 1958 - August 1, 2017

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Burford Lee Black

January 4, 1939 - July 30, 2017

Mr. Burford Lee Black, age 78 of Griffin, Georgia passed away July 30, 2017. He was born in Arab, Alabama to the late James and Ollie Lee Brand Black. He was preceded in death by siblings, Joseph Black, Jerry Lynn Grace, Troy Verlon Black, Mary Emma Maze, Olene Williams and Lottie Ozell Black. He faithfully served in the United States Army Reserves for 18 years and retired from Genuine Parts. ...
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Orie Nicholas Cain

December 16, 1986 - July 29, 2017

Orie Nicholas Cain, age 30, of McDonough, GA passed away July 29, 2017. Orie was born in Riverdale, GA. He worked as a Master Harley Davidson motorcycle mechanic for Wild Child Motorcycle Shop. Orie enjoyed spending time with family and friends, riding and working on motorcycles. He was preceded in death by grandfather, Billy Ray Cain and a grandmother Ann Price Jordan.Survivors are his wife,...
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Kevin Michael Craig

March 7, 1983 - July 26, 2017

Kevin Michael Craig, age 34, of Locust Grove, GA passed away July 26, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Kevin received his special education diploma from Union Grove High School in 2004. He was known for his big beautiful smile and the way his eyes would light up when he did smile. Kevin had a little mischievous side that was part of his sweet spirit. He enjoyed balls, feeding ducks,...
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Charles Andrew Duff

March 11, 1940 - July 26, 2017

Charles was born in Harlan, KY the son of the late Edna and Otto Duff. He was also preceded in death by a son, Alan Duff and nine siblings. Charles enjoyed spending time with family and friends, gardening, fishing and wood work. Survivors are his wife, Sandra Duff of McDonough; daughter, Sandi Farmer of TN; grandchildren, Jaclyn Dingler, Joshua Dingler, Jesse Farmer, and Jacob Duff; great...
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Philip Lucian Hussey

January 8, 1951 - July 26, 2017

Philip Lucian HusseyJanuary 8, 1951 – July 26, 2017Philip Lucian Hussey passed away on July 26, 2017 at Sacred Journey Hospice in McDonough after a short illness. Philip was born in Maine and spent most of his boyhood in New Hampshire. He moved to Florida with his family in 1966 where he completed high school and attended college. He spent most of his life in the out of doors engaged in...
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Peggy Ann Ware

September 26, 1942 - July 23, 2017

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Gary Scott Titshaw

October 11, 1951 - July 15, 2017

Gary Scott Titshaw, age 65 of McDonough, Georgia passed away July 15, 2017. Gary was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Guy C. and Annelle Scott Titshaw on October 11, 1951. He attended Columbia High School in Decatur, Ga. He was preceded in death by his father, Guy C. Titshaw. Survivors include his children, Deena Titshaw (Bill) Templin of Mobile, Al. and Michael (Amy) Titshaw of McDonough, Ga.; ...
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Mary Katherine Thaysen

August 11, 1958 - July 14, 2017

Mrs. Mary Katherine “Kitty” Thaysen, age 58, of McDonough, GA passed away July 14, 2017. Mary was born in Austell, GA the daughter of the late Mary Lou Metzen Johns and Richard Johns. She was also preceded in death by a son, Briton Sheppard and a brother, Richard Charles Johns.Mary enjoyed family and friends, taking care of animals, gardening, art and shopping. Survivors are her...
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Adrianne Carver Wiggins

April 16, 1939 - July 14, 2017

Mrs. Adrianne Carver Wiggins, age 78, of McDonough, GA passed away July 14, 2017. Mrs. Wiggins was born in Atlanta, GA the daughter of the late Bernice Hill Carver and Dewey Aden Carver. She was also preceded in death by her step father, James E. Scott.Mrs. Wiggins enjoyed spending time with family and friends, taking care of all animals, gardening, cooking, camping and shopping. She is survived...
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Herbert Samuel Curry

October 1, 1936 - July 11, 2017

Mr. Herbert Samuel Curry, age 80 of Rex, GA passed away July 11, 2017. Bert was born in Greenville, SC the son of the late Mary Johnston Curry and Roscoe Cecil Curry. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Cecil Curry. Mr. Curry enjoyed spending time with family and friends, NASCAR, football, camping, airplanes, restoring cars and visiting historical sites. He served his country in the US...
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Pauline E. Morgan

November 25, 1920 - July 11, 2017

Mrs. Pauline Edwards Morgan, age 96, of McDonough, Ga passed away July 11, 2017. Mrs. Morgan was born in Hokes Bluff, AL the daughter of the late Hattie McCoy Edwards and John Hoyt Edwards. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Wesley Morgan and a son, Ronald Wesley Morgan.Mrs. Morgan enjoyed spending time with family and friends, reading to the children, gardening, her red...
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Lillie Williams Kirby

December 8, 1927 - July 10, 2017

Mrs. Lillie Williams Kirby, age 89 of Stockbridge, Georgia passed away July 10, 2017. She was born in Moultrie, Georgia to the late Robert Lumpkin and Lessie Dunn Williams. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jeff Mack Kirby, Sr. and a granddaughter, Ginger Kirby. Lillie was a member of the Cherokee Freewill Baptist Church and she enjoyed fishing. Survivors include her children, Jeff ...
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Doris Ann Hornsby

July 30, 1944 - July 9, 2017

Mrs. Doris Ann Hornsby, age 72 of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away July 9, 2017. She was born in Montgomery, Alabama to the late Boots and Era Mae Williams. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Gene and Perry Williams. Doris had worked as a Kindergarten teacher for many years at Mt. Vernon Christian Academy. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Locust Grove and conducted a...
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Willie Charlene Lane

December 19, 1934 - July 8, 2017

Mrs. Willie Charlene Waters Lane, age 82 of Stockbridge, Georgia passed away July 8, 2017. She was born in Benton, TN to the late Aster Robert and Grace Ruth Jones Waters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Jack Lane, sons, Allan and Alvin Lane, grandson, Joey Lane and siblings, Sue Parton, Gerald and Randall Hawkins. Granny Lane had worked for the Atlanta Cotton Mill in her early...
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Mary Emma McKenzie

January 25, 1946 - July 7, 2017

Miss. Mary Emma McKenzie, age 71 of Covington, Georgia passed away July 7, 2017. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Darling Sanders and Lillian Mae Voils McKenzie. Mary loved to spend time with her family and attend family dinners. She enjoyed watching TV, especially Dog the Bounty Hunter and I Love Lucy. Mary was a very special loving person. Survivors include her sisters, Betty...
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Lawrence Austin Neville

August 11, 1950 - July 7, 2017

Mr. Lawrence Austin “Larry” Neville, Jr., age 66 of Jenkinsburg, Georgia passed away July 7, 2017. He was born in Sedalia, Missouri to the late Lawrence Austin Neville, Sr. and Marjorie Lerline Davis Neville. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kelley Neville and a step brother, Jerry Davis. Larry had worked in retail for 35 years and enjoyed the outdoors, working in his yard...
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Frankie Hinton Pettit

May 9, 1932 - July 6, 2017

Frankie Pettit, age 85 of Hartwell GA, formerly of Normal IL, originally of Oxford AL died in her home in McDonough GA after an extended illness. She passed with her family and hospice care around her. Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of life service Friday, July 14, 2017 – 11:00 AM at Flippen United Methodist Church, 3707 Jodeco Road McDonough GA 30253. Reverend Ken...
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Justin Garrett Owens

August 1, 1995 - July 2, 2017

Mr. Justin Garrett Owens, age 21 of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away July 2, 2017. He was born in Stockbridge, Georgia to John and Yolanda Raye Holt Owens. He was preceded in death by his sister, Olivia Grace Owens and by his paternal grandfather, Heyward Owens. Justin worked for the McDonough Fence Company and enjoyed playing with his son Parker, fishing, cooking out, skate boarding and helping...
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Yolanda Denise Browder

December 16, 1967 - July 2, 2017

Ms. Yolanda Denise Browder, age 49 of McDonough, Georgia passed away July 2, 2017. She was born in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Cyrus Jenkins and Diane Loggin. She grew up in Tacoma, WA until joining the military in 1989. Yolanda faithfully served her country for seventeen years in the United States Army (Regular Army & Army Reserves). Faithfully committed to her Soldiers she served...
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James Steven Oliveira

April 21, 1954 - July 1, 2017

Mr. James Steven Oliveira, age 63 of McDonough, Georgia passed away July 1, 2017. He was born in Mill Valley, California to the late John and Ellen Oliveira. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Brandie Oliveira. He was an over the road trucker for Old Dominion and enjoyed shooting guns and spending time with his family and his dogs, Lucy, Sadie, Molly and Wendy. Survivors include his wife...
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Gary Kimbell Chappell

August 14, 1943 - July 1, 2017

Mr. Gary Kimbell Chappell, age 73 of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away July 1, 2017. He was born in Hampton, Georgia to the late Robert Milton and Helen Katherine Payne Chappell. He was preceded in death by several aunts and uncles. Gary faithfully served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam Era. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and...
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Gethro Clyde Brown

January 19, 1946 - June 27, 2017

Mr. Gethro Clyde “G.C.” Brown, age 71 of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away June 27, 2017. He was born in Wilmington, North Carolina to the late Gethro McKinley and Civil Lee Brown. He was preceded in death by brothers, Kirby and Waldo Brown. G.C. retired after 47 years with ABCO and Atlanta Safety Brake and was a member of Trinity Family Worship Center. He enjoyed NASCAR and...
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Zebb Vance Owens

October 26, 1934 - June 27, 2017

Mr. Zebb Vance Owens, Jr. age 82 of McDonough, Georgia passed away June 27, 2017. He was born in Satolah, Georgia to the late Zebb Vance Owens, Sr. and Charlotte Elizabeth Ridley Owens. He was preceded in death by siblings, Mildred Hill, Phyllis English and Horace Owens. Zebb was co-owner of Moye’s Pharmacy from 1977 until his retirement in 2003. He was a member of the Moose Lodge and...
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Lula Mae Price Ward

August 26, 1918 - June 26, 2017

Mrs. Lula Mae Price Ward, 98, Luella, GA, passed away June 26, 2017. Mrs. Ward was born in McDonough, GA, the daughter of the late Bertha Rodgers Price and Otis Wayman Price. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Dupree Ward; and brothers, Rodgers, Raburn and J. P. Price.Mrs. Ward graduated from McDonough High School and then received a Business Degree from Draughons Business...
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Tiffany Kilcrease Hooten

August 25, 1976 - June 24, 2017

Ms. Tiffany Kilcrease Hooten, age 40, passed away June 24, 2017. Tiffany grew up in McDonough, GA and was preceded in death by her mother, Anne Kilcrease. Tiffany enjoyed helping others and loved bringing joy and light to those around her. Survivors are her son and daughter, Kai and Ariel, of Brooklyn, NY; father, Henry Kilcrease of McDonough; siblings, Alan Kilcrease of Peachtree City, and...
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Augusta Nelle Baggett

August 18, 1931 - June 24, 2017

Mrs. Augusta Nelle Baggett, age 85, of Thomaston, GA, formerly of Locust Grove, GA passed away June 23, 2017. “Miss Nelle” was born in Lily, Georgia the daughter of the late Sally Maude Swearingen and Starling Yawn. She was also preceded in death by 8 siblings; her husband, Roy Lee Baggett and a son, Lee Baggett, Jr. “Miss Nelle” was a member of the Locust Grove United...
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William Frank Reese

October 23, 1984 - June 24, 2017

Our beloved William Frank Reese, age 32, went to be with the Lord on Saturday June 24, 2017. He was born in Anderson, South Carolina on October 23, 1984. He lived there for fourteen years before moving to Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. He graduated from high school in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania in 2003. In 2006, William and his family moved to Locust Grove, Georgia. William began his college education...
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Selena Elizabeth Mignalt

January 9, 1961 - June 23, 2017

Mrs. Selena Elizabeth Windham Mignalt, age 56, of Newnan, GA passed away June 23, 2017. Selena was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed gardening, cooking, being a caregiver for her family members and spoiling her children and grandchildren.Survivors are her husband of 41 years, Bob Mignalt of Newnan; daughters and sons-in-law, Autumn...
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Stephen Ray Long

July 26, 1978 - June 21, 2017

Mr. Stephen Ray Long, age 38, of Jackson, GA passed away on June 21, 2017. Stephen was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He owned and operated his own business, S. & J Pressure Washing, as well as co-owner of Advantage Tree Service. Stephen enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, hunting and fishing. He and his family attended Fellowship of The Cross Church in Jackson, GA. Survivors are...
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Gregory Thomas Carswell

December 30, 1965 - June 21, 2017

Mr. Gregory Thomas Carswell, age 51 of McDonough, Georgia passed away June 21, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Edward James Carswell and the late Gwendolyn Paul Carswell. He was a graduate of Riverdale High School, Class of 1983. He was employed with ING Hotels and enjoyed time with his children and grandchildren and playing drums. Survivors include his wife, Angela Carswell; children...
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Cosby Carl Hilderbrand

August 12, 1953 - June 21, 2017

Cosby Carl Hilderbrand, Jr, age 63, of McDonough, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, June21, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Virginia Lucille and Cosby Carl Hilderbrand Sr. on August 12, 1953. He is preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Hilderbrand; his first wife, Susan Hilderbrand; and his brother-in-law, Bill Lenderman.Carl enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Hunting,...
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Tamara R. Kelly

October 13, 1971 - June 20, 2017

Mrs. Tamara Renee Kelly, age 45, of McDonough, GA passed away June 20, 2017. Tammy was born in Fullerton, CA the daughter of the late Vera Kay Hawthorne Yellen and James Robert Yellen.Tammy enjoyed spending time with family and friends, taking family vacations, watching movies, working with children, and being a devoted homemaker.Survivors are her husband of 21 years, David Richard Kelly Jr. of...
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Winston Clarke Profio

May 25, 1931 - June 20, 2017

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Annette Bray Chambers

August 27, 1936 - June 20, 2017

Mrs. Annette Bray Chambers, age 80, of McDonough, GA passed away June 20, 2017. Annette was born in Atlanta, GA the daughter of the late Rebecca Pounds Bray and Charles Bray. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Bobby, Jack, Charles and Larry Bray.Annette enjoyed spending time with family and friends, spoiling her grandchildren, flowers, gardening, and traveling. She was a member of The...
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Debbie Jackson Carmichael

November 27, 1955 - June 18, 2017

Mrs. Debbie Jackson Carmichael, age 61, of Locust Grove, GA passed away June 18, 2017. Debbie was born in Atlanta, GA the daughter of the late Clara Moultrie Jackson and Japeth Harvey Jackson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Carmichael.Debbie attended Clayton County Schools and graduated from North Clayton High School. She worked in the grocery industry for most of her...
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Jane Elizabeth Runyon

April 5, 1942 - June 18, 2017

Mrs. Jane Elizabeth Hicks Runyon, age 75, of Locust Grove, GA passed away June 18, 2017. Jane was born in Stone Mountain, Ga the daughter of the late Francis Naomi Mitchell Hicks and William George Hicks. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Margadean Hicks Hooks and brothers, William and Ray Hicks. Jane enjoyed spending time with family and friends, shopping, riding motorcycles,...
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Charles Alton Ambrose

March 28, 1940 - June 16, 2017

Charles Alton Ambrose, age 77, of McDonough, GA passed away June 16, 2017. Charles was born in Effingham County, GA. He was preceded in death by his parents, O. L. Ambrose and Sarah Elizabeth Smith Ambrose and a sister, Amy Nadine Ambrose.Survivors are his loving wife of 56 years, Gloria Wynn Ambrose; daughter, Beth Ambrose Gresham; grandson, Zachary Gresham, Granddaughter, Abby Gresham; son,...
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