Our Obituaries

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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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. A visitation for Maude will be held Friday, September 29, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Tara Garden Chapel, 681 North Ave, Jonesboro, GA. Burial will follow at College Park Cemetery, 3600 North Adams, College Park, GA 30337. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be...
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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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Kim-Lieu TRAN

February 12, 2017

Kin Lieu Tran of Riverdale died February 12, 2017. Kim is survived by her husband Thinh Nguygen, parents Quang Thanh Tran and Man Thi Vu, daughters Chi Nguyen and Hga Nguyen.Funeral will be held Tuesday February 14, 2017 at Our Lady Of Vietnam Catholic Church in Riverdale, Georgia starting at 8:30 am.
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Donald Bruce Hemmings

December 24, 1944 - February 7, 2017

Mr. Donald B. Hemmings passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side early Tuesday morning. Donald was loved dearly by his wife Ruby, sons David (Tonya) and Johnny (Rachel), grandchildren; BreAnna, David, Hailey and Kyle, brother Bobby and many loving nieces and nephews. "You left me beautiful memories your love is still my guide, and though we cannot see you, you're always at my...
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Helen Hines

October 24, 1978 - February 4, 2017

Ms. Amanda Helen Hines was born October 24, 1978 in Palos Heights, Illinois and passed away February 4, 2017 in Panama City, Florida at the age of 38. Ms. Hines leaves to cherish her precious memories three children Raymond Jones Jr., Kiara Gates and MaKayla Hines; father, Robert S. (Gail) Hines; mother, Peggy Hines; four sisters, Melissa Hines, Kimberly Caldwell, Bethany Waugh and Kim Potts;...
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Gladys Paz

October 1, 1924 - February 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Charles Wingate

July 16, 1935 - February 1, 2017

Mr. Charles Wingate was born July 16, 1935 in Atlanta, Georgia and passed away February 1, 2017 in Riverdale, Georgia at the age of 81. He is preceded in death by his parents Richard and Margaret Wingate. Mr. Wingate retired from AJC after several years of faithful service. Mr. Wingate leaves to cherish his memories spouse, Jane Wingate; sons, Randy Lee Wingate and Charles Richard (Dorothy)...
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Albert Franklin Tatum

August 17, 1933 - January 26, 2017

Mr. Albert Franklin Tatum Jr. was born August 17, 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia and passed away January 26, 2017 in McDonough, Georgia at the age of 83. He is preceded in death by his parents, Albert F. Tatum Sr. and Willie B. Forest-Tatum, two sisters, Lucille Tatum, Dorthy Tatum- Cash and one brother, Pete Tatum. Mr. Tatum leaves to cherish his memories, his wife of 59 years Edna Ann Rose-Tatum; one...
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Rose Marie Desrosiers

January 24, 1941 - January 23, 2017

Mrs. Rose Marie Desrosiers was born January 24, 1941 in Port-Au-Prince Haiti and passed away January 23, 2017 in McDonough, Georgia at the age of 75. She is preceded in death by her parents Jacques Clement, Anne Marie Severe and one sister Jacqueline Singh.Mrs. Desrosiers leaves to cherish her precious memories which include her beloved spouse Jean Claude Desrosiers; two daughters, Sheila Bertin,...
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Michael Lee MERRITT

November 21, 1966 - January 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Jackie Neace

July 27, 1949 - January 18, 2017

Mr. Jack Neace was born July 27, 1949 in Hazard, Kentucky and passed away January 18, 2017 in Hampton, Georgia at the age of 67. He is preceded in death by his parents Matt and Mary Neace.Mr. Neace leaves to cherish his memories his spouse, Foresta Hope Neace; sons, Jack L. (Rebecca) Neace, Bryan K. Neace and Tim W. (Tisa) Neace; daughters, Rhonda Neace (Darrell) Land and Mary Neace (Christian)...
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Harry F. Garrett

April 4, 1952 - January 13, 2017

Mr. Harry F. Garrett Jr. was born April 4, 1952 in Greensboro, North Carolina and passed away January 13, 2017 in Jonesboro, Georgia (Former resident of Locust Grove, Georgia) at the age of 64. He is preceded in death by his daughter Christina "Christy" Garrett.He leaves to cherish his memories, spouse Deborah Garrett; one son, Wayne Garrett; daughters, Samantha (Chuck) Mixon ,Angie Hamrick...
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Charles Edward COLLINS

April 19, 1927 - January 3, 2017

Mr. Charles Edward Collins passed away January 3, 2017 after a short illness at the age of 89 in Fayetteville, Georgia. Charles is preceded in death by his wife Margaret Maddox.Charles leaves behind to cherish his memories his daughters: Connie Collins Sparks (Charles), Deborah Collins Koci (George), Teresa Scott Fincher (Danny) and his son Joey D. Scott. Grandchildren: Gregory Sparks, Jill Frye...
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Joseph Augustus BURNS

February 25, 1931 - December 29, 2016

Joseph "Joe" A. Burns, Sr passed away December 29, 2016. Originally from Jesup, GA, he spent most of his 85 years in the Atlanta area working and retiring from the Atlanta Gas Light Company. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, and served in several volunteer posts including, Scout Master of Boy Scout Troop 489, St. Augustine vestry member, Trinity Towers board member.Preceded in death...
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Henry Jose ALTAMIRANO REYES

July 8, 1972 - December 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Marie Helen Ladouceur

May 3, 1941 - December 20, 2016

Mrs Marie H. Ladouceur was born in Haiti May 3, 1941 and passed December 20, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband Gilbert Ladouceur ,daughter Betty Ladouceur and sister Gladys LeBon. She is survived by sons Eluid and Jude Ladouceur, sister Solange Voltaire and a host of other relatives and friends. Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday December 28, 2016 11:00am Sherwood...
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Henry Jose Altamirano-Reyes

July 20, 1972 - December 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Nora Mitchem-Roberson

February 25, 1958 - December 18, 2016

Nora the soulmate of Leonard D Roberson passed away December 18, 2016. Nora is survived by her husband, Leonard D. Son Michael Robert Mitchem, daughter, Crystal Lee Williams, daughter in law, Amy Mitchem, son in law, Kyle Williams, grand children, Megan Lynn, Emily, Lisa, Will and great grandbaby, Brayden James. Step son Leonard Gerlock wife JoAnn, and grandson Adam Andrew. She's also...
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Junetta Hoover

September 9, 1930 - December 14, 2016

Mrs. Junetta Hoover, born on September 9, 1930, passed away at the age of 86 on December 14, 2016. She was a loving mother and dedicated her life to her family. She was a member of St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church. Junetta is preceded in death by her husband, Wayne C. Hoover, Sr.Junetta leaves behind to cherish her memories: her daughters, Elizabeth Pry and Karen Puckett; her sons, Wayne Hoover,...
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Lindon Kent JONES

August 14, 1935 - December 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Sac NGUYEN

December 19, 1925 - December 3, 2016

Ms. Sac Nguyen was born December 19, 1925 in Vietnam and passed December 3, 2016 in Stockbridge, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her husband Chinh Tran. She leaves to cherish her loving memories children; Dang Beers (Allan Beers), Chuyen Tran (Sy Nguyen), Bo Tran, Trung Tran (Thao Tran), Sang Tran (Loan Nguyen), Vinh Tran (Anh Nguyen), Huong Tran (Huy Nguyen) and Ly Nguyen (Thanh Nguyen),...
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Rufus Henry Godwin

June 19, 1938 - December 1, 2016

Mr. Rufus Henry Godwin of Fairburn Georgia passed away December 1, 2016 at the age of 78.Rufus was preceded in death by his parents Ina Godwin and Clifford Patillo, his daughter Kimberly G. Brown, his brother Charlie Godwin and sister Dessie Mae McBride. Rufus leaves behind to cherish his memories; daughters Caandi G. Mays and Bridgett Godwin; sons Roderick D. Godwin and Frederick T Godwin,...
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Marie Ree WALLER

July 16, 1928 - November 30, 2016

Mattie Ree (Marie)Waller was born July 16, 1928 in Dekalb , Alabama and passed on November 30, 2016 in Jonesboro, Georgia. She was preceded in death by parents Eurie and Velma Miller and sister Pearl Hand. Marie's family moved from Alabama to Jonesboro, Georgia when she was a child. She married Roy Waller on September 27, 1947. They were married for 68years. Marie is survived by her loving...
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Donald P. Galt

April 6, 1925 - November 27, 2016

.Donald Paul Galt, 91, of Jonesboro, GA died November 27, 2016 of natural causes at his home in Jonesboro, GA. Born April 6th 1925 in Allentown, PAHe attended grammar school in Boulder, CO, and in 1943 graduated from Putman County High School, Palatka, FL. In 1946 after WWII he came to Atlanta, GA where he attended Georgia Tech.Don Galt son of Ralph & Marie Galt is preceded in death by his...
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Boi Dang Nguyen

April 23, 1937 - November 25, 2016

Mr. Boi Dang Nguyen was born April 23, 1937 and passed away November 25, 2016 at the age of 79. He is preceded in death by So Nguyen and Tuyet Nguyen (Dung Nguyen). Mr. Nguyen leaves to cherish his memories children, Huu Nguyen ( Tam Nguyen), Thien Nguyen ( Oanh Nguyen), Trung Nguyen ( Lan Nguyen), Nguyet Nguyen ( Cuong Vong), Nga Nguyen ( Ling Nguyen), Thanh Nguyen ( Nguyet Nguyen), Mary Nguyen ...
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Fess Simmons

June 29, 1952 - November 24, 2016

Fess Simmons, Jr., son of the late Thessalonia (Fess) Simmons, Sr. and Queen Esther Sauls Simmons, was born on June 29, 1952 in Wayne County, North Carolina. He entered into eternal peace on November 24, 2016 in Fayetteville, Georgia. Graduating from Eastern Wayne High School in Goldsboro, North Carolina in 1970, Fess served honorably with the United States Air Force shortly thereafter. He...
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Nhiem Phuong PHAM

July 4, 1947 - November 20, 2016

Ms. Nhiem Pham was born July 4, 1947 in Vietnam and passed on November 20, 2016 in Morrow, Georgia at the age of 70. She was preceded in death by husband Thanh Kim Nguyen and daughter Anh-Mau Thi Nguyen. She is survived by Children; Cong Phi Nguyen (Kim Dung Thi Nguyen), Kim Lien Thi Nguyen (Tuan Van Tran), Anh-Hong Thi Nguyen (Thanh Chi Chu), Thuy Bich Thi Nguyen (Long Duc Pham), Nghiep Dong...
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Gladys Irene ENTREKIN

April 17, 1933 - November 18, 2016

Ms. Gladys B. Entrekin of Jonesboro, GA was born April 17, 1933 in Buchannan, Georgia. Gladys married Hollis Entrekin, Sr. on June 24, 1950. Together they raised two daughters and one son. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who was dedicated to her family and the service of others. Gladys was a beautiful soul and the epitome of unconditional love.She is preceded...
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Mable Arbutus Jenkins

February 2, 1930 - November 16, 2016

Ms. Mable Jenkins was born February 2, 1930 in Boardman, Ohio and passed on November16, 2016 in Thomaston, Georgia.Ms. Mable Jenkins is preceded in death by her husband Wilbur Jenkins. She leaves behind to cherish her memories her daughter Barbra Darlene Moana Jenkins, and her sons: Richard David Jenkins, Ronald Ross Jenkins, and William Scott Jenkins; her sisters: Anna Katherine Terella, and...
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Zelma W. Tumlin

September 28, 1929 - November 15, 2016

Ms. Zelma Whitaker Tumlin was born September 28, 1929 in Swansea, North Carolina and passed away November 15, 2016 in Union City, Georgia at the age of 87. She is preceded in death by her husband, Clarence C. Tumlin, brothers, Stacie Whitaker, Odis Whitaker and sister Wilma Whitaker. Ms. Tumlin leaves to cherish her precious memories, daughter, Cherlyn Tumlin (Robert) Langston of Charlotte, North...
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John Willis Henrickson

August 22, 1931 - November 14, 2016

Mr. John Willis Henrickson was born August 22, 1931 in Nampa, Idaho and passed away November 14, 2016 in Decatur, Georgia at the age of 85. Mr. Henrickson was a resident of Forest Park, Georgia. He is preceded in death by his wife ILene Henrickson.John leaves to cherish his memory his son, Darrell "Ben" Bentley (Joanna); daughters Jonelle (Brandon) Willamson, Elizabeth (Gene) Johnson;...
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Kendall Armand CABINESS

November 7, 2016 - November 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro, GA.
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Walter Lunsford

August 18, 1930 - October 30, 2016

Mr. Walter Rhodes Lunsford of Lake City, Georgia was born August 18, 1930 and passed away at the age of 86 October, 29, 2016.Mr. Lunsford leaves to cherish his memories his daughter Connie McAlister; his brothers Clayton Lunsford and Ricky Lunsford; his sisters Emma Jean Cook, Marquerite Whitehead and Diane Woods; his grandchildren Chad Kidd, Cody Kidd and Cory Kidd and a host of other relatives...
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Hughlon Ashley Malcolm

April 24, 1936 - October 28, 2016

Hughlon Ashley (Sonny) Malcolm, Jr. was born April 24, 1936 in Columbia, SC and passed away October 28, 2016 in Fayetteville, GA.Sonny leaves behind to cherish his memories his wife Shelby Malcolm; Daughter, Sheryl Malcolm Hendricks; Sons, Hughlon A Malcolm III and Eddie Hendricks.Memorial service will be held Friday, November 4, 2016 at 11:00am at Tara Garden Chapel in Jonesboro, Ga
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Tan Nguyen

July 15, 1946 - October 25, 2016

Tan Nguyen born July 15, 1946 and passed October 26, 1946.Visitation will be held Thursday October 27, 2016 from 4:00 pm until 8:00pm and on Friday October 28, 2016 from 4:00pm until 8:00pmFuneral will be at our Lady Of Vietnam, Riverdale, GA. on Saturday October 29, 2016 at 8:30am.Internment will follow at Sherwood Cemetery in Jonesboro
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Michael Kyle Hedgepeth

February 4, 1982 - October 24, 2016

Michael Kyle Hedgepeth was born on February 4, 1982 in Livingston, New Jersey and passed away on October 24, 2016 in Jonesboro, Georgia.Kyle leaves to cherish his memories his parents, mother Kym Wallace-Hedgepeth, father David Michael Hedgepeth , step mother Jacqueline Burgess, his aunts and uncle Regina and Stanley Sam, Lynne Hedgepeth, Penny Wallace, the love of his life Krista Hicks, and a...
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