Our Obituaries

Grace E. SHOLAR

February 9, 1932 - January 27, 2018


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Carl Wayne JOHNSON

January 27, 1943 - January 27, 2018


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Kenneth Delano HAND

August 22, 1941 - January 26, 2018

Kenneth Delano Hand, age 76, of Hampton, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018.He was born and raised in Jonesboro and spent 37 years with ADT Security Services. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and enjoyed NASCAR.He also proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Dora Hand; brother, Ralph hand; sister, Annette Olmsted.He is survived by his...
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Clarence Jenkins

October 7, 1949 - January 24, 2018

Mr. Clarence Jenkins, Sr. was born October 7, 1949 in Macon, Georgia and passed away January 24, 2018 in Stockbridge, Georgia at the age of 68. Two grandchildren, Chavarious Jenkins and Clinader Carter, Jr., precede him in death. Clarence Leaves to cherish his memories his spouse, Ruby Jenkins; one son, Clarence Jenkins, Jr. and one daughter, Rachel (Clinader) Carter; five grandchildren, Shanevia...
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Bo Yong YU

June 19, 1935 - January 21, 2018


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Mary Frances Tucker

January 28, 1924 - January 21, 2018

Mary Tucker was born January 28, 1924 and passed away January 21, 2018 at the age of 93. Preceded in death by her spouse, Henry Tucker and parents Lewis M. Dunn and Lily Mae Dunn.Mary leaves to cherish her loving memories two sons Henry L. Tucker and Herbert M. Tucker; one daughter, Patricia Cannon; five grandchildren, Kevin Tucker, Kyle Tucker, Karen Mondzelewski, Kelley Sanders and Kristi...
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Minh Binh TRAN

October 25, 1933 - January 18, 2018


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Hung Van TRAN

December 31, 1932 - January 13, 2018


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Donald Lee McCroskey

February 16, 1938 - January 11, 2018

Donald Lee MCCROSKEY Sr., age 79, of Jonesboro, Georgia passed away on Thursday January 11, 2018. Donald was born February 16, 1938 in Pulaski, Virginia. Donald is survived by; daughters,Tyonna Sturgeon (Kevin); and Amy Baker (Kevin); sons, Donald L. McCroskey, Jr.(Shawna); and Donald Wayne McCroskey; grandchildren Haleigh, Hannah, Hariah, Halanah, Taylor, Kaytlin, Elizabeth, Stella, Gracelen,...
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Deborah Dean TURNER

July 8, 1948 - January 5, 2018

DEBORAH DEAN TURNER BORN IN TEXAS JULY 8, 1948 . SHE LIVED IN RIVERDALE, GEORGIA FOR THE LAST 37 YEARS. SHE IS NOT HURTING AND CAN BREATH AGAIN. PULMONARY FIBROSIS HAS SENT HER TO HEAVEN. SHE WENT TO THE LORD ON JANUARY 5, 2018. SHE WAS SURROUNDED BY FAMILY.SHE LEAVES BEHIND HER HUSBAND OF 37 YEARS, TOMMY TURNER;DAUGHTERS, BABETTA KELLEY AND LISA SPAIN; SON, JASON TURNER AND DAUGHTER IN LAW...
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Nam Van DINH

December 31, 1942 - January 4, 2018

Mr. Nam Van Dinh of Ellenwood, Georgia passed January 4, 2018. Visitation will be held Thursday January 11th and Friday January 12th from 7:00pm until 9:00pm at Tara Garden Chapel Funeral Home.Funeral Services Saturday January 13, 2018 8:30am at Our Lady of Vietnam Church, Riverdale, Georgia. Burial Sherwood Memorial Park.
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Wilbert Adullan ASHLEY

January 17, 1923 - January 2, 2018

Mr. Wilbert A. Ashley, age 95 of Jonesboro, Georgia passed January 2, 2018. He is preceded in death by his wife the late Mary Ashley.Wilbert worked at Kings County Hospital as a Registered Nurse in New York. After retirement he relocated to Florida and later to Georgia. He spent his leisure time gardening and enjoying all types of music.Wilbert leaves to cherish loving memories sons, Howard...
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Frances L. Ashmore

June 18, 1941 - December 29, 2017

Frances L. Ashmore,age 76, was born June 18, 1941 in Plainville, Georgia and peacefully passed away December 29, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri with family at her bedside. She is preceded in death by her son, Tommy; granddaughter Emily; parents, Ed and Daisy Hill; sister, Shirley brothers, Edmund, Glen, and David. Frances loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren deeply. She never...
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Thomas Cao

December 22, 1974 - December 28, 2017

Thomas Cao, 43, born December 22, 1974, went home to be with the Lord on December 28, 2017 at his home in Jonesboro, GA. He was surrounded by his wife daughter, and a multitude of family and friends.He is survived by his wife My Linh and his daughter Jessica, his parents Rev. and Mrs. David Tinh Cao, his siblings Mr. and Mrs. Loc Cao and their children Lucas, Alayna, and Nathan, Rev. and Mrs....
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Jessie Louise Troup

September 18, 1932 - December 26, 2017

Jessie Louise Troup of Lake City, GA, passed away December 26, 2017.She is preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Ira Vinton Troup, in 2014. She is survived by daughter Pat Higgins of Rockmart, GA, 2 sons; Kevin Troup of Rex, GA and Johnny (Marina) Troup of Snellville, GA; 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.Ms. Troup was an avid sports fan. Her favorite team was the Atlanta Hawks,...
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Gregory Allen Thor

July 18, 1989 - December 22, 2017

Greg was born in Atlanta on July 18, 1989 to Joseph Allen and Cynthia Lizama Thor.Greg is survived by his parents Cynthia Lizama and Joseph Thor; his brother, Ryan Thor; his children, Emerson Chayse and Harper Rayne Thor; two other special moms, Sharmi Webb Thor and Cynthia Haynes; his grandmother Emilie "Chris" Lizama; and his grandparents James and Ruth Thor. He was a beloved nephew, cousin,...
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Merline L. TODD

October 26, 1931 - December 17, 2017

Merline passed away on December 17, 2017. A native of Metter, GA. Merline was the daughter of Edward and Bonnie Jones Lee. Known as Mickey to friends and relatives, she worked for many years for the state. Merline is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Edward and Patti Todd as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.Viewing will occur Wednesday, December 20, 2017 from 4:00PM to 7:00PM. A...
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Julian Calvin AKIN

March 7, 1947 - December 14, 2017

Mr. Julian Calvin Akin of Buford, Georgia passed away December 14, 2017 at the age of 70. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Julia Lynn Akin-Harrison; parents, Burrell S. Akin and Jean Akin and Brother Steve Akin. Julian graduated from Forest Park High School in 1965, Served in USMC Bravo 19 " The Walking Dead" during the 77 day siege at Khe Sanh operation Buffalo. He was a member of the...
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Lana Marie CHURCH

October 13, 1988 - December 12, 2017

Lana Marie Church, 29, of Atlanta, Georgia passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017.Lana is survived by her loving partner, Mallory Pickle; parents, Dennis Schlieve and Melinda Church; brothers, Jamie Schlieve and Richard Church; sister, Sheena Church and a host of other family and friends.Lana's family will receive friends Tuesday, December 26, 2017 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM at Tara Garden Chapel -...
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Lien Nguyen

October 20, 1934 - December 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Doris Ophelia ROGERS

March 17, 1928 - December 7, 2017

Ms. Doris Ophelia Rogers was born March 17, 1928 in CentralHatchee, Georgia and passed away December 7, 2017 in Riverdale, Georgia at the age of 89. Her spouse Charlie Rogers precedes her in death along with her parents, Young J. Allen and Lena E. Allen. Doris leaves to cherish her fond memories sons, Charlie Rogers, Jr. and Christopher W. Rogers; daughters, Dorothy A. Bullington and Cheryl A....
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Charles Edward Mitchell

July 3, 1941 - December 4, 2017

Mr. Charles Mitchell, Jr. was born July 3, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois and passed away December 4, 2017 in Jonesboro, Georgia at the age of 76.Charles retired from the U.S Army after 32 years of service. He also retired as a Fire Fighter. He loved racecars, avid Bears and Cubs fan, loved his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Charles leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Sherrill...
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Bertha Lee McBride

November 1, 1950 - December 2, 2017

Ms. Bertha Lee McBride was born November 1, 1950 in Ben hill, Georgia and passed away December 2, 2017 in Riverdale, Georgia at the age of 67. Bertha was the youngest daughter of 11 children. She cleaned houses as a profession. She became a Jehovah's Witness in 2010. She always took care of the sick family members and served Jehovah Faithfully. Bertha is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph...
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Dung HOANG

June 5, 1949 - November 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Myrtle R. Hawkins

September 15, 1930 - November 29, 2017

Myrtle Louise Register Hawkins, 87, of Jonesboro, Georgia, went home to heaven to be with her Lord on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. She was a member of the Bible Baptist Church of Hampton, Georgia. Visitation will be at the Tara Garden Chapel on Friday, December 1, from 6:00 to 8:00 and at Bible Baptist Church of Hampton, Georgia, on Saturday, December 2, from 10:00 to 11:00. Services will be...
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Linda Melton

March 30, 1948 - November 25, 2017

Mrs. Linda L. Melton of Hampton, Georgia was born March 30, 1948 and passed November 24, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents and husband Roy Melton. She leaves to cherish loving memories three sons, Tim, William and Rusty, two daughters-in -law Loretta and Missy, grandchildren; Harley, Kayla, Kasie, Katelyn, Justin, Jacob, Michael, Allie and Richard, brother Toney, sisters, Jeanette,...
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Christopher Kyle KENNEDY

November 28, 1972 - November 21, 2017

Christopher "Kyle" Kennedy, of McDonough, GA, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the age of 44.Kyle was born to parents Garry and Briness Kennedy on November 28, 1972. He was a dedicated, loyal father, Paw, boyfriend, friend, brother, uncle. He was affectionately known as "Mr. Fix it". Kyle was a fan of the Falcons, Alabama, and was the loudest fan in the stands for Locust Grove High...
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Gladys Ivy Shellhammer

August 22, 1944 - November 15, 2017

Gladys Shirey Shellhammer passed away on November 15, 2017 in Fayetteville, GA. She was 73. Ms. Shellhammer was born on August 22, 1944 in Armstrong, Pennsylvania to Paul and Violet Wilson Smith. She dedicated most her time caring for her children. She was a beloved mother with a gentle soul. She will be missed by her family and dear friends. Ms. Shellhammer is survived by her son and daughter...
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Melvin James PRICE

February 24, 1946 - November 6, 2017

Melvin James Price, age 71, of Jonesboro, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017.He was born in New Smyrna, Florida to Dock Price and Lena Hunter.He is survived by his loving wife, Carmen Price; son, Markus Tuggle, Sr.; daughters, Valerie Price and Brandy Jenkins; grandchildren, Josephine Jenkins, Markus Tuggle, Jr., Markiyah Tuggle, Deonte King; and great-grandchild, Amour King; brother, Paul...
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Nicole Lynnette SOLOMON-AMIE

February 22, 1973 - November 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Robert Sherman Ward

February 19, 1935 - November 3, 2017

Robert S. Ward, Bob, age 82, of Fayetteville, GA, passed away Friday afternoon, November 3, 2017 at Navicent Health Baldwin (Formerly Oconee Regional Hospital) in Milledgeville, GA, with his family at his side.Bob was born on February 19, 1935 in Manitowac, WI, son of Earl and Florence (Bishop).Bob was a Sergeant First Class in the United States Army. On December 8, 1961 Bob married the former...
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Dorothy W. Upchurch

September 21, 1921 - October 24, 2017

Dorothy White Wallace Upchurch, age 96, Riverdale, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. She is survived by her children, Richard Alan Wallace and his wife Suzanne, of Conyers, Georgia, David William Wallace, and his wife Jaylene, of Denver, Colorado, and Timothy Brian Wallace of Riverdale, Georgia, and stepson Michael Gary Upchurch and wife Beverley, of Alabaster, Alabama. She is...
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Lillian Pomaika'i Park

September 9, 1923 - October 15, 2017

Lillian Pomaika'i Akuna Park, age 94, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday October 15, 2017. Lillian was born September 9, 1923 to Annie Nuuhiwa Tai Tong Wong Akuna and Jack Pun San Akuna.Lillian Po»maika'i Akuna Park was born in the humble town of Nawiliwili on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. She was one of 14 children including step brothers and sisters. She was considered the caretaker for her...
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Cora J. Robertson

April 23, 1931 - October 15, 2017

Cora Jean Neal Robertson best known as "Pansy" was born April 23, 1931 in Ellijay, Georgia and passed away October 15, 2017 in Stockbridge, Georgia at the age of 86. Her son Dennis Alan Robertson precedes her in death. Pansy leaves to cherish her memories daughters, Janet Robertson -Weeks, Judy Robertson-Cobb and Lauri Robertson-Parker; grandchildren, Wendi, Regina, Jason, Christy ,Dory ...
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Daniel Marvin LECKIE

February 21, 1941 - October 7, 2017

Mr. Daniel Marvin Leckie, age 76, of Jonesboro, passed away on October 7, 2017.His passing has left an emptiness in all that have gotten the honor to have known him. He was so intelligent that you were "wowed" by all of the facts and figures that he knew and you were amazed on his creative ideas as to fixing problems. His writings would warm your hear and most of all - make you laugh. He loved to...
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Joseph Eugene PEEVY

June 7, 1950 - October 4, 2017

Joseph Eugene Peevy, 67, died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at his Residence. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice Roberts Peevy, father, Hoye Lewis Peevy, and his grandparents, Mr.& Mrs. E. E. Best.He leaves to cheish his memories his mother, Madeline Peevy; two daughters, Cherie (Tom) Wiley and Jodie Peevy; grandchild, Jaylin Miller; brother, Bill (Diane) Peevy; and a host of nieces,...
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Duc Van VO

December 31, 1947 - October 3, 2017

Mr. Duc Van Vo, age 69 of Forest Park, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.He was born in Longan, Viet Nam in 1947 and served as a custodian at Nancy Creek Elementary School.Mr. Vo is survived by his wife, Ha Thi Dang; daughters and sons-in-law, Thi Phuong Vo and Hoany Long Vo; Thi Phuung Vo and Minh Thien Le; My Linh Thi Vo and Angel Soto; grandchlildren, Nguyen King, My Tu Thi Vo, and Tuyen...
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Isidro PALACIOS-PEREZ

March 25, 1937 - September 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Cynthia Alexander

August 2, 1945 - September 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Maude Ellen Maddox

April 15, 1922 - September 26, 2017

Maude Ellen Maddox, age 95, of Stockbridge, GA passed away on Tuesday September 26, 2017. Maude was born April 15, 1922. Maude is survived by; son and daughter in-law Mr. & Mrs. James E Maddox, Jr.; granddaughter Kayla.Maude was preceded in death by her husband James E Maddox.A visitation for Maude will be held Friday, September 29, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Tara Garden Chapel, 681...
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Sharon Johnston ALEXANDER

July 2, 1957 - September 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Jimmie Lee SIGH

March 10, 1947 - September 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Winifred Rita Tucker

August 17, 1952 - September 3, 2017

Ms. Winifred "Winnie Tucker of Forest Park, Georgia was born August 17, 1952 and she passed on September 3, 2017. She work and retired from Fort Mcpherson for 24 years in the communications. She was "a big ray of sunshine", she would brighten your day whether it was her silly jokes, funny stories, her smile or just a simple "hey". Walking into any room was sure to put a smile on any face, She...
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Freeman Ray Leach

May 5, 1953 - September 2, 2017

Mr. Freeman Leach of Douglasville, Georgia age 64 passed was born May 5, 1953 and passed September 2, 2017. He was truly loved and will be missed by many. Freeman is survived by wife Elizabeth Leach; sons Brian Anthony Leach, Timothy Scott Leach and Michael Allan Leach (William Sandberg), granddaughter Madison Nicole Leach; brothers Jerry (Sylvia) Leach, Gerry (Jennifer) Leach, Junior (Patricia...
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Cap Trong Hoang

May 30, 1950 - August 30, 2017

Mr. Cap Trong-Hoang was born May 30, 1950 in Vietnam and passed away August 30, 2017 in Forest Park, Georgia at the age of 67. He is preceded in death by his parents, Oai Trung Hoang and Ngoan Thi Nguyen.Mr. Hoang leaves to cherish his memories his spouse, Thuan Bich Le; sons, Hieu Trung Hoang, Nghia Trung Hoang; parents, Oai Trung Hoang and Ngoan Thi Nguyen; brothers, Truong Trong Hoang and Tho...
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Praseuth Vetsavong

April 5, 1955 - August 18, 2017

Mr. Praseuth Vetsavong of Jonesboro, Georgia passed on August 18, 2017. Praseuth retired from Jackson Elementary School after 15 years of service. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro. He is survived by wife Kane Vetsavong children, Noy Vetsavong, Ta Vetsabong, grandchildren; Alex Vetsavong, Slychandler Prasomsri, Alora Vetsavong, Alexia Santos, Ethan Santos and Christopher...
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Van Johnson

September 30, 1956 - August 15, 2017

Mr. Van Johnson of Riverdale, Georgia was born to Ms. Claudia Johnson Smothers in Akron, Ohio on September 30, 1954. He was 61 years old when he departed his life's journey on August 15, 2017.Van was raised in Whatley, AL by his grandparents, Willie Mae Johnson and Lem Johnson. He graduated from Clarke County High School where he remained in touch with classmates, cousins and friends. Van...
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Clifford Brantley Robinson

May 12, 1930 - August 14, 2017

Clifford Brantley Robinson was born on May 12, 1930 in Concord, NC to Daniel and Stella Robinson. He was one of 14 children. Cliff attended Johnson C. Smith University where he received a degree in education. After meeting Pattie Carter at a movie theater they married and moved to Newton, NC where they both worked as educators. They had three children; Clifford Robinson, Jr., Dehra Robinson, and...
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Daniel Drake Perteet

December 9, 1933 - August 13, 2017

Daniel Drake Perteet Jr., age 83 passed away on Sunday August 13, 2017. Daniel was born December 9, 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia. Daniel is survived by his wife, Ruby Perteet; son Alan Perteet; and son Roger Perteet; grandson Daniel Perteet and granddaughter Tanya Tinley.Daniel was preceded in death by; son Russell Perteet.A visitation for Daniel will be held Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from 5:30...
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Mary Viola HUGHES

March 17, 1941 - August 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Michael Prescott PIERCE

June 26, 1984 - August 11, 2017

Michael Prescott Pierce Jr., age 33, of Jonesboro, GA passed away on Friday August 11, 2017. Michael was born June 26, 1984 in Lithia Springs, Georgia to Mary L. Pierce and Michael Prescott Pierce, Sr.Michael is survived by; father Michael Prescott Pierce, Sr., and mother Mary L. Pierce; sister Michelle Pierce; grandmother Mary Shiver Pierce, grandfather William Auge and grandmother Darlene Auge...
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Ivelisse Lacen Rivera

October 31, 1971 - August 8, 2017

Ivelisse Lacen Rivera, age 45 passed away on Tuesday August 8, 2017. Ivelisse was born October 31, 1971 in Río, Piedras, Puerto Rico. Ivelisse is survived by her husband, Hector I. Arroyo Rosario; son Joshua I. Arroyo; and son Geovanni Arroyo; mother Luz M. Rivera; brother Jose' M. Zabala.A visitation for Ivelisse will be held Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Bethel Baptist Church...
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June Dianne Stephens

December 20, 1957 - August 2, 2017

June Dianne Stephens, died unexpectedly on August 2, 2017 at the age of 59. She was the daughter of Cloyde Stephens Sr. and the late Joaneatta Stephens. June was born in McKenzie Demerara, Guyana on December 20th, 1957. She was the 5th child and was the only daughter of seven children. June is survived by her son, Pedro Nelson Stephens and her grandchildren, Cynthia and Josiah. She was the sister...
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Sara Odelia Boyd

July 3, 1944 - August 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Aurora Katlin Van Valen - Davis

June 17, 1995 - July 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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William M. Purcell

January 1, 1925 - July 21, 2017

William "Rabbit" Purcell, age 92, of Jonesboro, GA passed away on Friday July 21, 2017. William was born January 1, 1925. He retired from Ford Motor Company after many years of service. William loved to hunt and fish and was known as Dad or Grandfather to the neighborhood where he lived. William along with other neighbors organized a field for the children to play ball. William was a...
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RaKim Toriano Edness Hall

January 14, 1988 - July 17, 2017

Rakim Toriano Edness Hall, age 29 passed away on Monday July 17, 2017. Rakim was born January 14, 1988 to Bridget Hall Broughton and John (Scrooge) Edness. Rakim is survived by his wife, Quashandria "Shan" Cooper; son RaKari Toriano Edness Hall; daughters Raivan Richae Cooper and Riley Lashae Cooper; mother Bridget Hall Broughton; father John (Scrooge) Edness and step-father Tony...
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Carolyn Holder Albritton

February 14, 1929 - July 17, 2017

Carolyn Holder Albritton, age 88, of Hampton, GA passed away on Monday July 17, 2017. Carolyn was born February 14, 1929. Carolyn is survived by; daughter Jerri Ann Crowe(Benny); son Lawrence Albritton (Jan); son Lewis Holder (Connie); son Larry Holder (Elissa); daughter in-law Cynthia Albritton; sister Geraldine House; brother Kenneth Joel Davis; brother John Davis; 12 grandchildren; 15 great...
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Nga Nguyen

June 5, 1947 - July 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Toney Wade Avery

September 9, 1942 - June 29, 2017

Toney Wade Avery passed away on June 29, 2017 in Jonesboro, GA at the age of 74.Mr. Avery is survived by his daughter, Terrie L Cox; granddaughter, Jennifer Cox; brother, Larry (Joan) Avery; and his sister, Lynn Walker. He is preceded in death by his wife; Brenda Bishop Avery and his parents; James W. and Bessie Matthews Avery. Mr. Avery was born on September 9, 1942 in Temple, GA. Mr. Avery...
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Daisy Carroll

April 16, 1928 - June 25, 2017

Mrs. Daisy Craig Carroll was born April 16, 1928 to the late Edgar and Vernell Craig in Jefferson, GA. She and her husband of 33 years raised their family in Riverdale, GA. She was a homemaker and put her family above all else. She was a spunky, witty, loving and compassionate woman of faith. She loved her family, The Atlanta Braves and her dogs. She was dearly loved and made a great impact on...
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Angelia Johnette Fritts

October 31, 1951 - June 23, 2017

Mrs. Angelia Johenette Fritts was born October 31, 1951 and passed June 23, 2017. Loving wife and mother, Johnette grew up in Mountain View, Ga. She was preceded in death by her parents Austin & Margaret Owens as well as her sisters, Pat Stephens and Brenda Owens. Family was very important to Johnette and she enjoyed all of the family celebrations which included numerous cousins and...
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Justin Watts

May 25, 1986 - June 5, 2017

Justin Drew Watts was born May 25 1986 in Riverdale Ga. He was the oldest of three children. During his life he loved sports, music, and hunting. He also played the trombone in the band. In the summer of 1999 his life would be changed forever, he was struck by a vehicle and suffered a traumatic brain injury. He went through numerous surgeries and rough times, because of his strong will and...
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Anita Louise Jones

January 17, 1954 - June 4, 2017

Ms. Anita Louise Jones of Stockbridge, GA. was born January 17, 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio and passed June 4, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. Anita was a teacher for over 20 years. She loved her grandchildren with all of her heart. She is survived by her loving daughter Ebony Powell, grandchildren Christopher Powell, Cameron Powell and Ayden Northington; brother Angelo (Margaret) Tate, Jr., sisters...
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Mikayel Ezequiel Hernandez

May 30, 2017 - June 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Lucas Blaise Sansare

December 10, 2015 - May 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Huyen Cong Pham

May 10, 1930 - May 17, 2017

Mr. Huyen Pham of Riverdale, Georgia was born in Vietnam on May 10, 1930 and passed on May 17, 2017. He is survived by spouse Bai Vu, sons, Pham Nhu Dung, Pham Cong Manh, Pham Cong Thanh usa VO VA CAC CON, Pham Thi Nguyet (Vietnam) CHONG VA CAC CON, Pham Thi Thanh Thuy (Vietnam) CHONG VA CAC CON, Pham Thi Kim ONAH (usa) CHONG VA 3 CON, twenty eight grandchildren two sisters and other relatives...
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Rochelle Elaine Rodocker

August 23, 1972 - May 16, 2017

On May 16, 2017 about 10am Rochelle "Maggie" Rodocker of Forest Park, GA a transplant from North Apollo, PA, had succumb to her illness she has been battling for over a month and passed away. She was born On August 23, 1972 in Pittsburgh, PA at West Penn Hospital to parents Gladys Ivy (Rodocker) Shellhammer, and Norwood Fred Rodocker. Rochelle attended Apollo Ridge High School until the...
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Leroy Oliver

July 2, 1948 - May 14, 2017

Mr. Leroy "Pop" Oliver was born July 2, 1948 in Sylvania, Georgia and passed away May 14, 2017 in East Point, Georgia at the age of 68. Leroy was preceded in death by His parents James and Lillie Mae Oliver; five siblings, James Oliver Jr., President Oliver, Ebenezer Oliver, Ella Mae Oliver and Azarine Brayboy.Leroy lived a joyful, energetic and peaceful life. he touched so many lives...
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Cosvell Glover

September 10, 1947 - May 13, 2017

Mr. Cosvell W. Glover of Jonesboro, Georgia passed May 13, 2017. Visitation will be held Friday May 19, 2017 5pm until 8pm at Tara Garden Chapel Funeral Home. Celebration of Life will be Saturday May 20, 2017 viewing from 9:30am until the service at 10:30am Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, Georgia. Final services will be conducted with Manual Memorial Funeral Home, Gary, Indiana on May 27, 2017.
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Donna Lynn PHILLIPS

August 24, 1964 - May 12, 2017

Evangelist Donna Lynn Phillips was born on August 24, 1964 atGrady Memorial Hospital and was raised in Cabbagetown withher sisters. She was preceded in death by: her parents, HubertPhillips and Julie Crowe; and her sisters, Gail Stanley and FayDenney. She had three sons: her eldest son, Christopher, passedaway tragically in 1993.She ultimately became free from addiction; and for over 13 yearsshe...
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John W. Ballard

March 29, 1937 - May 11, 2017

Mr. John Wesley Ballard was born March 29, 1937 and passed May 11, 2017. He is survived by children; John W. Ballard Jr., Michael Ballard, Darlene (Nathaniel) Baker, Deneen Douglas, Shirley (Creighton) Collier; seventeen grandchildren, twenty three great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren; one sister Mary Dan Bulter and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held...
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Thanh Ngoc NGUYEN

April 15, 1983 - May 5, 2017

Mr. Thanh Ngoc Nguyen of Forest Park, Georgia passed on May5, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father Tri Nguyen. He is survived by wife, Phuong Tran, mother Khen Pham, sons Johnny and Eric Nguyen, brother Hoang and sisters, Ha Nguyen, Trang Nguyen, Oanh Nguyen, Yen Nguyen and Trinh Nguyen and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held Thursday and Friday from 5pm...
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Betty Jo HARDIN

June 12, 1939 - May 5, 2017

Mrs. Betty Jo Hardin age 77 was born June 12, 1939 in Calhoun, Georgia and passed May 5, 2017 in Griffin, Georgia. She is survived by sons Johnny Seals Hardin and Ricky Andrew Hardin, daughter, Teresa Precise, grandson Christopher Hardin, brother, Homer C. (Karla) Hall, sisters, Barbara Ann Wortham and Juanita Allen and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held Monday May 8...
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William R. Tedford

April 21, 1923 - May 2, 2017

Rev. William R. Tedford "Robert", 94, of McDonough, passed away on May 2, 2017. He was born to the late Walker and Myrtie Baswell Tedford, April 21, 1923 in Atlanta, Georgia. He served in World War II and retired from General Motors after 38 years. He began to share the good news with others on May 3, 1958. Rev. Robert Tedford is survived by his wife Elizabeth; four children: William Robert...
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Phuc T. Pham

March 20, 1925 - May 1, 2017

Mrs. Phuc Thi Pham of Riverdale, Georgia was born March 20, 1925 and passed on May 1, 2017. She was preceded in death by husband Tao Nguyen and daughter Loi Nguyen. She is survived by daughter Loc Nguyen, grandchildren, Thai Nguyen, Lan Nguyen, Phuoc Nguyen, Hoa Nguyen, Vu Nguyen, Van Nguyen, Dung Nguyen, Linh Nguyen and Viet Nguyen, brother, Nghia Pham, sisters, Nhan Pham, Le Pham and Tri Pham...
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Earlene Barefield

January 6, 1928 - April 30, 2017

On January 6, 1928 Earlene Williams was born to Roger and Josie Mae Williams in New Albany Mississippi. She was the 2nd of 5 children -Josie Lee, LQ, Curlean, and Jack. Earlene moved to Gary, Indiana at the age of 19 where she met her first husband James Harris. Their union presented Earlene's oldest daughter Shirley. A few years later Earlene married Willie Barefield. Their union presented 4...
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Philip Charles COX

January 17, 1954 - April 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Mary C. HUGHEY

November 23, 1944 - April 26, 2017

Mrs. Mary C. Hughey of Sparta, Georgia was born November 23, 1944 in Albany, Georgia and passed Wednesday April 26, 2017. She is survived by son Brandon J. (Sarah) Hughey, grandchildren; Corey, Brandon, Brianna and Hannah, her brother Leck F. (Penny) Cash, nephew Dustin L (Heather) Cashniece April D Cash, great nephew Tyler Cash and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be...
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Paulette MORGAN

November 18, 1946 - April 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Marissa Ann Salas

June 14, 1991 - April 22, 2017

Marissa Ann Salas, 25 passed away April 22 at 11:15am at the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. She was surrounded by her immediate family members that loved her very much.Marissa was born on Jun 14, 1991 in Riverdale, Georgia to Adolfo and Miriam Salas. She was born with a rare genetic disorder called Cornelia de Lange Syndrome. Her life was full of activities including traveling...
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Savannah Hayes-Foggie

August 12, 1940 - April 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Millicent M. Lewis

January 24, 1932 - April 19, 2017

Millicent Marjorie Lewis was born in Craighead Manchester, Jamaica on January 24, 1932. She entered Heaven's gates on April 19, 2017.Millicent, also known as "Doris", is the daughter of Gertel Glave and William Glave of Jamaica. She later moved to London, England in 1959. A previous resident of Chicago, Illinois and recently Dallas, Georgia Millicent received her registered Nursing degree from...
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Jerrell White

October 29, 1924 - April 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Mary Frances Dabian

April 5, 1932 - April 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Ceasar Teel

October 9, 1946 - April 17, 2017

Ceasar Teel passed away April 17, 2017 in Atlanta, GA at the age of 70. He was born in Huntington, TX to the late Nash and Robertie Washington Teel.Mr. Teel is survived by his son, Lateef L. Teel of Victorville, CA; daughters, Bridget D. Teel of Long Beach, CA; Zenia D. Teel of Winston, NC; and Sebrina P. Teel-Bell of Atlanta, GA; 23 grandchildren; his siblings, Ray DuBoc Ali and Joshlyn Bullock...
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Wanda Katherine Ross

June 29, 1949 - April 14, 2017

Wanda Katherine Ross, 67, of Riverdale Georgia passed away on April 14, 2017Graveside services will be held at Berry Highland Memorial in Knoxville, Tennessee at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday April 22, 2017Wanda is preceded in death by her parents Spencer LaMarr and Wanda Grace Ross; sister Susan Elizabeth Ross; and nephew and godson Erin CordesShe is survived by brothers Pete (Amy) Ross, David Ross,...
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Elizabeth Louise HOPPER

January 12, 1947 - April 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Gloria Jeanne Mosley

January 28, 1947 - April 11, 2017

Chickie passed away peacefully on April 11, 2017 after a long and painful bout of ALS. She was born Gloria Jeanne Bryant on January 28, 1947 to Arthur L Bryant and Gloria M (Mellgram) Bryant, both of whom preceded her in death. She married Gary D Johnson (deceased) in 1972 and had two daughters. She met Gene Harris (deceased) in 1978 and had a daughter. After moving to FR. Lauderdale, FL, she...
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Donald Cleveland JONES

December 20, 1930 - April 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Jean Johannes

July 3, 1925 - April 7, 2017

Mrs. Jean Johannes of Hampton, Georgia passed on Friday April 7, 2017. Visitation will be held Wednesday April12, 2017 10:00am until 10:45am at Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, Georgia. Celebration of her life will begin 11:00am at the Chapel. Reverend Dr. Leo T.M. Brown officiating. Interment Sherwood Memorial Park, Jonesboro, Georgia
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Jolyon Vernon Puckerin

March 2, 2004 - April 3, 2017

Jolyon V. Puckerin Jr was born on March 2nd, 2004 in East Point, GA to Tessa Lloyd and Jolyon V. Puckerin. He departed this life on Monday, April 3, 2017.Jolyon, also known as "Jay" was a 7th grader at MD. Roberts Middle school and was very loving and caring. He was also an all-star honored student. All who knew him are aware of his shyness and generous heart. He's an avid...
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Martha Bennett

April 11, 1927 - March 31, 2017

Mrs. Martha Bennett of Forest Park, Georgia passed on Friday March 31, 2017.She was preceded in death by her husband Houston Bennett and daughter Helen Bennett. Martha leaves to cherish loving memories son Randy Bennett, daughters Wanda Sue (Bobby) Perkinson and Lisa Bennett Reid, grandchildren Katrina Gravitte, Derek Bennet, Amanda Blackburn (Stew Ussery) and Austin Bennett Reid; three great...
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Juan C. Mojica

November 22, 1954 - March 31, 2017

Mr. Juan C. Mojica of Forest Park, Georgia passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017.He is preceded in death by his parents Miguel and Sara Mojica and one daughter Vanessa Mojica. Juan leaves to cherish loving memories his wife, Sofia Martinez; son, Camilo Mojica; daughters, Esmeralda Mojica, Rocio Villegas (Beto Gomez), Suzy Villegas, Dora (Marcus) Sheffield, and Joanna (Keith) Fuller; brothers,...
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David Scott GLADDEN

January 10, 1957 - March 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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James Peter DAINO

January 2, 1921 - March 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Mary S. Whitmire

March 30, 1929 - February 25, 2017

Mary S. Whitmire, age 87, of Jonesboro passed away on February 25, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband; James W. Whitmire, Sr. Mrs. Whitmire is survived by her children, Susan Diehl, James W. Whitmire, Jr. "Jimmy" and his wife Donna, Beverly Gaston and her husband Gerald; grandchildren, Misty, Gerald, Jr. and his wife Quichelle, Anden and her husband Nick, Jennifer, Alex, Jim, Sarah...
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Andrew James HICKS

April 19, 1955 - February 22, 2017

Mr. Andrew James Hicks was born April 19, 1955 in Miami, Florida and passed away February 22, 2017 in Fayetteville, Georgia at the age of 61. He is preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.Mr. Hicks leaves to cherish his memories spouse, Martine Hicks; children; Hope, Adam Hicks, Ariel Hicks, Allen Hicks, Andrew Hicks ll, Anthony Hicks, Anber- Marie Hicks and Anson Hicks; brother;...
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Hoat Thi NGUYEN

March 20, 1919 - February 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Rebecca Armstead

November 11, 1933 - February 15, 2017

Mrs. Rebecca Collins Armstead was born to the late Carmel and Savannah Collins on November 11, 1933 in Lilburn, Georgia and passed away on Wednesday February 15, 2017 peacefully at her residence in Decatur, Georgia.She leaves to mourn and cherish her precious memories her loving children, Marilyn Elaine Bell, Shirlene (Cecil) King; Victor Armstead, Vickie (Tyrone) Clark, Princess (Lynn) Malcom,...
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