Our Obituaries

David Turner

March 10, 1947 - October 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.David Turner, of McDonough, GA passed away October 20, 2017.David is survived by his wife, Linda Turner, Three children; Craig Lee (Tina), Keith Lee (Amanda) and Penny George (Jeff ), Two brothers; Stanley Turner (Kathy) and Ronnie Turner (Cathy) and twelve grandchildren.David was preceded in death by his...
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Michael J. Tallant

November 5, 1941 - October 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.Michael Joseph Tallant, age 75, of Morrow, Georgia passed away on Friday October 20, 2017. Michael was born November 5, 1941 to Elyvn Tallant and Joe Tallant. Michael was a deacon at First Baptist Church of Stockbridge GA. He organized and founded Georgia Hunter and Safety Education and taught hunter safety...
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Shirley Scarborough

November 24, 1947 - October 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.Shirley Scarborough, age 69, of Gay, GA Passed Away on Friday October 20, 2017. Shirley was born November 24, 1947. Shirley is survived by her husband, Carlton Scarborough; son Carlton Scarborough Jr.; daughter-in-law Susan Scarborough; daughter Tammy Lynn Sizemore; son-in-law Matthew Sizemore; son Timothy Lee...
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Nora Daniels

January 7, 1920 - October 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.Nora Daniels, age 97 of Covington, GA, passed away on October 18, 2017. A memorial mass will be held on December 9th 2017, at Saint Augustine Catholic Church in Covington GA. Inurnment will follow in New Bedford, MA at a later date.A native of New Bedford, MA., Mrs. Daniels was a retired seamstress. She is...
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Helen Whitman

March 28, 1916 - October 16, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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Edna Ruth Liles

May 23, 1930 - October 16, 2017

Edna Ruth Liles, age 87, of Rex, GA passed away on Monday October 16, 2017. Edna was born May 23, 1930. Edna is survived by her husband, William Liles, 2 sons; William Michael Liles (Pam) and Ronald Keith Liles (Mary); 3 grandchildren; William Liles Jr. (Lea), Haley Liles Huddleston (Robert) and Ashleigh Liles Bly (Ben), and 3 great grandchildren; Levi Liles, Noah Liles and Sam Liles.A...
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Ben Rouse

September 30, 1963 - October 16, 2017

Ben Rouse, age 54, of East Point, Ga, passed away on October 16, 2017. Graveside services will be held on October 19, 2017, at Fairview Memorial Gardens at 2:00 PM. Interment will immediately follow the graveside service.A native of DeKalb County, Georgia, Mr. Rouse was an Entrepneur, owning a sweeping company. He is survived by his daughter, Amanda Rouse, his sister, Gail Thacker, and his...
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Eddie Mae Addy

October 23, 1916 - October 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.
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James Fain

January 3, 1941 - October 14, 2017

James Fain, age 76, of Atlanta, GA passed away on Saturday October 14, 2017. James was born January 3, 1941. James is survived by his spouse, Phyllis Fain. Two sons James Brian Fain (Kelly Ann) and Kevin Matthew Fain (Teresa Renee), four grandchildren Emily Lauren Fain, Kathryn Olivia Fain, Megan Fain Powell (Robert Klayton) and Jacob Matthew Fain, one great grandson Matthew Klayton Powell, five...
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George Valentine

April 3, 1939 - October 13, 2017

George Valentine, age 78, of Stockbridge, GA passed away on Friday October 13, 2017. He was born April 3, 1939 in Atlanta, GA, raised in Tampa, FL. George was a loving husband, daddy, papa, great-papa, uncle, cousin, friend, and coach. He was a pillar of the Stockbridge community in his role as Vice President and Loan Officer for First State Bank in the 70's and 80's. He assisted many...
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Linda McCormick

October 31, 1959 - October 12, 2017

Linda McCormick, age 57, of Stockbridge, GA passed away on Thursday October 12, 2017. Linda was born October 31, 1959. Linda is survived by her husband, James F. McCormick. One son Jamie McCormick (Shanna), one granddaughter Eva Springer, one sister Norma Gail Johnson, five brothers Gary, Mike, Timmy, Richard and Jeff Johnson. Several nieces, nephews and extended family membersLinda was preceded...
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Judith Ann Grimmett

April 18, 1939 - October 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.
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Charles Edward Nelson

September 28, 1985 - October 7, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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Charles Edward Nelson

September 28, 1985 - October 7, 2017

Charles Edward "Bubba" Nelson Jr., age 32, of Ellenwood, GA passed away on Saturday October 7, 2017. Charles was born September 28, 1985. He frequently enjoyed working on vehicles, fishing, boating, and a cold Budweiser. But, what he enjoyed more than anything, was spending time with his family, whom he cherished every moment with.Charles leaves behind his wife, Amanda Nelson; children,...
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Leita Mae Rainwater

January 5, 1929 - October 5, 2017

Leita M. Rainwater, age 88, of Birmingham, AL, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017. Graveside services will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at Fairview Memorial Gardens at 3pm, with Pastor Alec Ward officiating. A native of Dekalb County, Georgia, Mrs. Rainwater retired from Rainwater & Son, INC. She is survived by her son, Ken R. & Judy Rainwater, daughter, Patricia A. Rainwater,...
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Robert Dillard Wiley

January 28, 1936 - October 4, 2017

Robert Dillard Wiley Sr., age 81, of Ellenwood Ga, passed away on October 4, 2017. Funeral services will be held on October 7, 2017, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home- Fairview Chapel at 11am, with Rev. Kevin Kuykendall and Rev. Shane Roye officiating. Interment will immediately follow at the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery located at 851 Bethel-Bower Road, Bethlehem, Ga. 30620. A native of Henry...
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Marjorie C. Buffington

June 30, 1919 - October 1, 2017

Marjorie Buffington, age 98, of Ellenwood GA, passed away October 1, 2017. Services will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel at 1:00 PM, with Reverend Dr. Candy Thacker officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge Ga.A native of West Virginia, Marjorie was a homemaker and a member of Bethel Methodist Church. She...
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Thelma Ruth Harding

January 11, 1932 - September 27, 2017

Thelma Harding age 85 of Stockbridge passed away September 27, 2017. Thelma was a member of Eastside Baptist Church and retired from A&P Grocery as a bookkeeper after 26 years service. Survivors are three children Jan Trimble, Kay King and Ernie Harding (Ann); eight grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren; two brothers Gerald Sharpe and Ebb Sharpe (Connie); several nieces, nephews and...
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James K. Holcombe

June 3, 1952 - September 26, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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Weldon Sailors

September 5, 1922 - September 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.
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Lois Simmons Garland

April 1, 1925 - September 25, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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Donald Eugene Gilmer

July 20, 1949 - September 24, 2017

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Toni Carol Collette

September 13, 1958 - September 23, 2017

Toni Collette, age 59, of Mcdonough, GA passed away on Saturday September 23, 2017. Toni was born September 13, 1958 in Atlanta, Georgia. Toni is survived by; two sisters, Donna (James) Brooks and Claudia Scabrough; three brothers, Claude (Lynn) Collette, Joe (Laura) Collette, and Phillip Collette; as well as nieces and nephews and extended family.Toni was preceded in death by her parents, Claude...
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Howell Hurt Renfroe

September 2, 1920 - September 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.
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Kolton James Harper

July 6, 2015 - September 22, 2017

Kolton James Harper, age 2, of McDonough, GA passed away on Friday September 22, 2017. Kolton was born July 6, 2015 in Conyers, GA. Kolton is survived by his mother, Brianna Kendall; his father, Justin Harper; and his step-father, Shane Collins; brother, Lukas Collins; his grandparents, Ronald Kendall Jr, Michelle Kendall, Donnie Nicholson, Tammy Nicholson, Arthur Collins, and Arlene Collins; as...
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William John Burkhart

January 17, 1945 - September 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.
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Robert Laurence Crutchfield

June 12, 1943 - September 19, 2017

Robert L. Crutchfield, 74, died Tuesday, September 20, 2017 at Hospice Atlanta in Brookhaven, GA following complications from ALS. He leaves behind his loving wife of 54 years, Judith Wages Crutchfield: his son Robert Bryan and wife Mathilde Tissot, Joel Keith, son and brother James Kim. Born and raised in Atlanta, the son of Brooks B. and E. P. Crutchfield, he was a lifelong resident of the...
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Laura Lee Day

August 23, 1964 - September 18, 2017

Laura Lee Day, age 53, of Stockbridge GA, passed away September 18, 2017. Services will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 1:00 PM, with Bishop Jordon Ford officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge, GA. 30281.Mrs. Day is a native of Henry County and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ...
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Laura Naomi Woolford

December 23, 1922 - September 15, 2017

Laura Harper Woolford, 94 of Berbice, Guyana died Friday September 15, 2017 in Stockbridge, GA. She was the eldest child of the late William Ferrell and Marjorie Sauers. Her siblings, Amelia Wrong (deceased), Sybil Cadore (deceased), Eugenie Parahoo (deceased), Margaret Tulloch, and William Ferrell Jr. She came to the United States in 1986 after living in Kwakwani, Berbice River in Guyana, South...
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Gary W. Steger

February 20, 1943 - September 15, 2017

Gary Wayne Steger, age 74, of Mcdonough, GA passed away on Friday September 15, 2017. Gary was born February 20, 1943. Gary is survived by his wife, Ida Steger; two daughters, Angie (Jeff) Pittman and Dina (Carry) Yancey; two sons, Steven (Amanda Wilson) Wines and Travis (Brandi) Wines; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mo Hayward.A visitation for Gary will be held...
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Curtis Eugene Chapman

October 31, 1942 - September 14, 2017

Curtis Eugene Chapman, age 74, of McDonough, GA passed away on Thursday September 14, 2017. Curtis was born October 31, 1942. Curtis is survived by his wife, Brenda Chapman; children, Marty Chapman and Mitzi Carder; as well as two great-grandchildren, Cody and Kayleigh Carder.A visitation for Curtis will be held Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel...
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Kenneth Tomlin

May 27, 1948 - September 13, 2017

.Kenneth "Kenny" Tomlin, age 69, of Atlanta, GA passed away on Wednesday September 13, 2017. "Kenny" was born May 27, 1948. Kenny is survived by; siblings Bobby (Sandra) Tomlin, Dee Tomlin, J.L. Tomlin, Billy (Sandy) Tomlin, Howard Tomlin, Eva (Robert) Christmas, and David (Denise) Tomlin. He is also survived my many nieces and nephews and extended family.Kenny was preceded in...
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Wendell Wendell Ward

February 11, 1938 - September 5, 2017

WARD, Merrill Wendell "Toby"Age 79, died September 5th, 2017from complications of lung cancer.He is survived by his wife, Carol Miller Ward; and his most treasured accomplishments daughter Laura (Ken) Bradford;son Don (Wendy) Ward;his sister Joyce (Ralph) Walden; his brothers Ken Ward and Buddy Ward;grandchildren: Jason (Rochelle) Bradford, Jessi (Chris) Brooks and Audrey Ward;great...
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Tony Chamlee

December 27, 1955 - September 4, 2017

John Anthony Chamlee AKA "Bones", age 61, of Stockbridge, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, September 9th, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel at 3pm, with Pastor Joe Hughes officiating. He is survived by his father; George "Doc" Chamlee, daughters; Angie, Shanna and Kellie, granddaughters; Cheyenne, Shayla, Summer, Mylie and Lola and...
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James Edward Foust

July 31, 1940 - August 29, 2017

In Loving Memory of:James E. Foust aged 77 of Franklin, Georgia passed away August 29th 2017. He was born July 3rd, 1940 to the late Enos and Mary Foust of Perry, Georgia.Jim is survived by his wife, Rebecca (Adamson) Foust. Children: David and Rosa Foust, Gloria and Jerry Timbs, Linda and Kenneth Brown, Barbara and Junior Kelley, Brian Phillip Collins. Jim had 17 grandchildren, and many Great...
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Gertrude Snell

February 27, 1943 - August 28, 2017

She met and wed Dewey H. Snell, Jr. on November 25, 1961 in Irvington, New Jersey. Their union of love and commitment produced 3 daughters. Having a family brought new challenges and opportunities, despite the challenges Gertrude leaned on her unwavering faith. She began working for New Jersey Bell in 1961 as an Information Operator. She went on to work for the U.S. Post Office for 16 years, and...
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Dorothy Bond

April 24, 1929 - August 25, 2017

Dorothy Bond of Ellenwood, GA died August 25th at the age of 88, preceded in death by her husband of 13 years, Elijah Morris Bond and by 2 step-children and one step grandchild. She was the daughter of Glynn and Gertie Stanley."Dot" graduated as valedictorian from Southwest DeKalb High School in 1946. She was employed by Equitable Life Assurance Society for 21 years, then retired on...
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Jessie Florine Pittard

May 10, 1930 - August 24, 2017

Jessie Florine Pittard, age 87, of McDonough, passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 27, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel at 2:30pm, with Pastor Tim Royster officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens.She is survived by her children; Melvin Pittard, Julia & Don Kinsler, Bruce & Debbie Pittard and Gary...
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Jacqueline S. Jester

August 23, 1931 - August 23, 2017

Jacqueline S Jester, age 86, of Morrow, GA passed away on Wednesday August 23, 2017. Jacqueline was born August 23, 1931 to the late Uriah Franklin Sears and Lura Runette Adams Sears.Jacqueline is survived by; daughters, Rebecca Thompson, Jackie Ramirez, Carla Jester, and Melissa Bussell. She is also survived by five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.Jacqueline was preceded in death by...
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Betty Jean Gurley

July 4, 1934 - August 23, 2017

Betty Jean Gurley, age 83, of Conyers Ga., passed away August 23, 2017 Funeral services will be held on September 3, 2017, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home Fairview Chapel at 2:00pm, with Pastor Lynn Williamson officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge Ga.A native of Decatur, Mrs. Gurley retired from Home True Value of 30 plus years. She is...
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Ernest Gay Drake

August 3, 1945 - August 20, 2017

Ernest G. Drake, Jr., 72, passed away Sunday, August, 20 in Stockbridge, Ga. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Arlene (Jones) Drake; his children Julie A. Drake, Deborah (Dwayne) Meenach, James M. Drake, and ; his sister Mrs. Erion (Drake) Starker; Step-sons Mark Jones, Mike Jones, and Jeff Jones and daughter-in-law Rhonda Jones; five grandchildren including Michael and Matthew Jones; Drake...
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Robert Gramling

March 23, 1940 - August 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.
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Betty Jane Baggett

July 4, 1929 - August 15, 2017

Miss Betty Jane Baggett, age 88, of Dallas, GA, passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Miss Baggett was born onJuly 4, 1929 in Atlanta, GA. She is the daughter of the late Homer Baggett and Marie Hardin Baggett.Her years of employment included 40+ years at Georgia Power and 15 years at Atlanta Pharmaceutical Company. Herretirement years were spent enjoying family time with her late sister,...
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Russell Byron Case

August 18, 1958 - August 14, 2017

Russell Byron Case, aged 58 of Stockbridge, Georgia passed away August 14th 2017. He was born August 18th 1958 to the late Jack and Ruth Case.Russell is survived by his wife, Dianne Case; children, Brad Hudgins, Christie Weeter, and Bobby (Kelsey) Gilbert; grandchildren, Brooke Rentz, Devin Hudgins, Christopher Smith, Austin, Justin, and Dustin Hemmings, Brynlee Gilbert, Walker Schaeffer, and...
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Becky Irene Picker

November 7, 1963 - August 13, 2017

Becky Evans Picker age 54 of Douglasville passed away August 13, 2017. She was predeceased by her parents John and Virginia Evans and a brother John William Evans Jr. Survivors are her husband John Picker Sr., sons Chris & (Kelly) Towe, Jason & (Wendi) Towe, John & (Kelsey) Picker Jr., daughter Lacey Picker, three grandchildren Emily, Jacob and Corben Towe, brothers and sisters Ginger...
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Elaine E. Elmer

March 27, 1949 - August 11, 2017

Elaine Elmer, age 68, of Stockbridge, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 14, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints at 1pm, with Bishop Jordan Ford officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge.She is survived by her mother, Audrey Elmer, brother, Lyle & Quinell Elmer, sister, Faye Powers, best...
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William Randall Bryan

May 30, 1956 - August 9, 2017

William Randall Bryan, age 61, of Stockbridge Ga, passed away on August 9, 2017. Services will be held on August 12, 2017 at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel at 11:00 AM, with Brother Stan Berrong and Brother Ralph Easterwood officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge, Ga.He was preceded in death by his father Raymond Bryan. He is...
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Thomas Eugene Jones

July 19, 1925 - August 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.
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Georgia Savage

December 27, 1943 - August 4, 2017

Georgia Lyn "Jo" Savage, age 73, of Stockbridge Ga passed away on August 4, 2017. Georgia was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is survived by her husband of 43 years Alma Lynn Savage, her children Rodney K Gunn (Melissa) of Stockbridge, Ga, Jolyn Savage of Stockbridge, Ga, Norma Mahi (Nephi) of St. George, Ut. Her father George I. Gunn of Astoria, Oregon. Her Grandchildren Ryan Gunn, Courtney...
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Charles A. Rickmond

January 20, 1920 - August 2, 2017

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Charles A. Rickmond

January 20, 1920 - August 2, 2017

Charles A. Rickmond, Major (Retired), Army, passed away August 2, 2017 at his home in Decatur, GA at the age of 97. Charles faithfully served his country in the United States Army, rising to the rank of Major. He served in World War II and his career spanned the Korea and Vietnam eras as well. He retired from military service in 1967 and began a second career in the United States Government as...
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Louise White

August 25, 1926 - August 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.
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Carolyn Janet Lewis

October 27, 1934 - July 31, 2017

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Carolyn Janet Lewis

October 27, 1934 - July 31, 2017

Ms. Carolyn Janet Lewis, age 82, of Stockbridge, GA passed away on Monday July 31, 2017. Carolyn was born October 27, 1934 to the late Peter J. Hand and Hanna Phiffer. Ms. Lewis is survived by her children, William Alexander Lewis Jr (Elizabeth), Arthur Paul Lewis (Jeanetta), Pamela Hand (Stanley), Gerald Lee Lewis (Carol), and Candace Renee Kelly (Lance); grandchildren, Jessica Lewis, Daniel...
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Catherine Kay McKinney

April 28, 1928 - July 30, 2017

Mrs. Catherine "Kay" McKinney, age 89, of East Point GA., passed away July 30, 2017. Services will be held on August 2, 2017 at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel at 11am, with Billy Rowe officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge Ga.A native of Fulton County, Georgia, former homemaker, a member of First Christian Church of Tyrone, Ga., she is...
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James Wallace

October 3, 1924 - July 28, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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Bobby F. Guthrie

March 9, 1932 - July 27, 2017

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James R. Tolleson

March 2, 1939 - July 27, 2017

James Robert "J.R." Tolleson, aged 78, of Social Circle, Georgia passed away on July 27th 2017.J.R. is survived by his wife, Fran Spinks; his children, Angelia Ray (Lee), James Tolleson, Jr., John Tolleson (Jackie), and Crystal Moyers (John); his step-children, Gayle Davis (Kenneth J. Jr.), Robert Carey Hutchinson "Hutch" (Beverly), Deidre Blackard (Bruce), and Charles Spinks, Jr.; grandchildren,...
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Donnie Joel Newsome

October 28, 1963 - July 25, 2017

Donnie Joel Newsome age 53 of Blythe Ga. passed away July 25, 2017. Donnie was born in Decatur Ga. on Oct. 28, 1963 to Roger and Vivian Newsome ( Deceased ). He is survived by two sisters Linda Martin and Anita Highfield. One brother Dale Newsome and wife Debbie. Sever nieces, nephews and extended family members. Funeral services will be held Friday July 28, 2017 at 11 a.m. in Wards Fairview...
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Willis Wade Knowles

January 9, 1924 - July 25, 2017

Willis "Wade" Knowles, 93, passed away on July 25, 2017. He is survived by his two children, Britton Knowles, and Kathy Knowles Trammell; three grandchildren, David Knowles, Drew Trammell, and April Knowles; five great-grandchildren, Charlotte Trammell (8), Brittan Knowles (8), Bear Knowles (6), Liam Trammell (4), and Lucas Knowles (4); sister, Doris Weber, and brother, Rodney Knowles. Wade was...
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William J. Ratterree

June 21, 1933 - July 23, 2017

William Jerry Ratterree, 84, formerly of Atlanta, GA, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 in Louisville, KY. He was born on June 21, 1933 to the late Josie and Ralph Ratterree. He was preceded in death by his mother (Josie), father (Ralph), sister (Barbara), brother (Emmitt), niece (Jerry Lee), and granddaughter (Scarlett). He is survived by his daughter Sherry Hoyt Carrollton, KY, son and...
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H.T. T. Britt

August 3, 1927 - July 22, 2017

Harry T. (Buddy) Britt died July 22, 2017. He joined his beloved wife Daisy in heaven and leaves here on earth Daughter Robin, Grandchildren Rachel, Adam and Melissa; Great Grandchildren Norah and Lydia; Sister Helen and Brother Herbert. A World War II veteran in the U.S. Navy, Buddy was vice president of Maxwell and Hitchcock, dealing in commercial construction projects. He loved his family,...
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Linda J. Hunt

March 15, 1949 - July 20, 2017

Linda J. Hunt, age 68, of Griffin, GA passed away on Thursday July 20, 2017. Linda was born March 15, 1949. Linda is survived by her husband, Floyd Eugene Hunt; four children, Annette O'Conner (Joey), Chris Hunt (Rachel), Tracy Adams (Brian), and Pamela Lowe (Benjamin); eighteen Grandchildren; five great grandchildren; two brothers, Leslie Bragg (Mary) and David Bragg; one sister, Elaine Leonard ...
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Sara Farmer

February 8, 1934 - July 15, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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Sara Farmer

February 8, 1934 - July 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.Sara Farmer, age 83, of McDonough, GA passed away July 15, 2017. Services will be held on July 19th, 2017 at Horis A Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel 376 Fairview Rd, Stockbridge, GA 30281 with Matt Grimes and Glen Anderson officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge, GA. ...
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Geraldine Summer

August 29, 1922 - July 14, 2017

Geraldine LaRue Summer(VanAken), passed away quietly early on the morning of July 14, 2017 at Laurel Park Nursing Home, Stockbridge, GA.Born August 29, 1922 in Orland, Indiana. She was a resident of Stockbridge, GA for 16 years after moving from Fort Pierce where she had spent first 15 years of retirement. Prior to that she spent most of her time raising her family in Ypsilanti, MI for 34 years...
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Larry Cain

January 26, 1941 - July 13, 2017

Larry Duke Cain, 76, of Stockbridge passed away on July 13th, 2017 at Emory University Hospital following complications of an abdominal aortic aneurysm.He is survived by his 3 children, Scott Cain, Angela Holton, and Michele Olson; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren. Born in Miami, FL in 1941 the son of Thomas and Gladys Cain. He was raised in Eastern Alabama and Southwest Atlanta and was...
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William Larry McCord

October 2, 1935 - July 10, 2017

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Lula Mae Childs

August 2, 1938 - July 7, 2017

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Jesse E. Jr. Redding

July 29, 1931 - July 5, 2017

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Lillian C. Ellis

January 29, 1923 - July 5, 2017

Lillian C. Ellis age 94 of Conyers passed away July 5, 2017. She is survived by a daughter Audrey Moss; two sons Roger O. Ellis & wife Helen and Randy E. Ellis. Ten grandchildren, twenty four great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday July 8th at Green Meadows Cemetery in Conyers...
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Jesse Redding

July 29, 1931 - July 5, 2017

Jesse Edward Redding Jr., age 85, of Stockbridge, passed away July 5th, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 8th, at Bethel United Methodist Church 245 Fairview Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281 at 1pm, with Rev Candy Thacker officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge, GA.A native of Randolph County, North Carolina, Mr. Redding retired from Delta...
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Margaret Kathleen Brown

January 30, 1935 - July 4, 2017

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Margaret Kathleen Brown

January 30, 1935 - July 4, 2017

Sunrise: January 30, 1935 - Sunset: July 4, 2017, age 82, passed away on July4, 2017 at her home. Margaret was born in Decatur, Georgia to the late Essie Mae Boozer and the late William Thomas Rudasill. She was preceded in death by: brother - Lonnie Rudasill, sister - Blanche Rudasill Richards and grandson-Michael Brown.Survivors include: Her husband of 66 years - Byrom B. Brown (Spike), Her...
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Clayton Fowler

June 26, 1952 - June 30, 2017

Clayton Smith Fowler, age 65 of Fayetteville, GA., passed away Friday, June 30 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Miramar Beach Florida. Services will be held on Thursday, July 6, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 376 Fairview Road, Stockbridge, Ga at 11:00 with Pastor Daryl Sanders officiating. A native of Fayette County. Clayton retired from Owens Corning Fiberglass in Fairburn, Ga....
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Gethro C. Brown

January 19, 1946 - June 27, 2017

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Betty Sue Conn

August 6, 1935 - June 27, 2017

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Betty Sue Conn

August 6, 1935 - June 27, 2017

Betty Sue Conn, age 81, of Ellenwood, GA, was called home to be with our Lord on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. She was born in Thomaston, GA to Hubert and Lura Jordan. Betty Sue was a graduate of Americus High School where she was a star basketball and tennis player. Her athletic talents were well known and she received awards for her incredible sportsmanship. Betty Sue retired from Southeast...
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Robert Earl Pierce

February 23, 1933 - June 27, 2017

Robert Earl Pierce Jr., age 84, of McDonough, passed away June 27, 2017. Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 30, 2017, at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery at 12pm, with Roger Denton officiating. Robert was an avid sports fan who enjoyed Alabama football, the Atlanta Braves and NASCAR, he loved old western movies and showing horses. He is survived by his sons; Tim & Suzy Pierce,...
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Dorothy May Douglas

June 16, 1928 - June 26, 2017

Dorothy May Douglas of Decatur, GA passed away Monday, June 26th 2017 at the age of 89.Dorothy is survived by her children, Johnny (Sandra) Sines, Alan Creasy (Don Ruane), Hope Craven, and Dianne Douglas (Chris Clewis); grandchildren, John (Patricia) Sines Jr., Sammie (Jennifer) Sines, Dale (Kelli) Craven, Missy (Keith) Lashley, Cheyenne (Matt) Quigley, Josh Craven (Gary Davidson), Chris Craven,...
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Kelly Melton

March 28, 1959 - June 25, 2017

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Belinda Roberson

November 17, 1954 - June 25, 2017

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Lisa Jan Smith

February 17, 1965 - June 24, 2017

Lisa Jan Smith has fought and won many battles. She has shared her thoughts and knowledge. On February 17,1965, a life was brought into the world that brightened the lives of all who would have come to have known her. There are many adventures that we have shared with her in her short time here in this world. At the age of 52, on June 24, 2017, Lisa lost her life from her battle with lung cancer...
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Doris P. Hester

December 14, 1928 - June 23, 2017

Doris P. Hester of Stockbridge passed away June 23, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband Dempsey in 2006, two sons Danny in 1998 and Ray Hester in 1985. Doris was a Faithful member of Bethel UMC in Stockbridge Ga. Survivors are her daughter Charlotte Coltraine and a son Ronnie Hester (Teresa). Five grandchildren Ron Hester, Brian Coltraine, Diana Hester Rogers, Staci Chastain and Nathaniel...
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Matilda Kirby

September 18, 1922 - June 22, 2017

Matilda Louise Kirby, age 94, of Atlanta, GA, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, June 25th, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel at 2:30pm, with Rev Jack Nelson officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. She was a loving, thoughtful and kind mother to her children and wife to her husband. She was helpful to her elderly...
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Merrill Lynn Clark

March 13, 1953 - June 20, 2017

Merrill Lynn Clark, Jr., 64 of McDonough, Ga passed away June 20, 2017. A long time Henry County resident, Mr. Clark is an avid fan of "Family, Fishin', Football and Food" who also loved hunting and gardening. He is predeceased by his wife, best friend and love of his life, Dale.Mr. Clark is survived by his son; Brad (Jennifer) Crosswell, daughters; Shannon (Shannon) Wilson, Brandy...
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Stephen Eugene Newton

October 13, 1940 - June 18, 2017

Stephen Eugene Newton, age 76 of Atlanta Georgia, passed away June 18, 2017 at St. Joseph's hospital. Services will be held on July 1, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Horis A. Ward Funeral Home Fairview Memorial Gardens 376 Fairview Road in Stockbridge Georgia, with Pastor Brad Ruthledge officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens Stockbridge GA., 30281. A native of...
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James Murphy Palmer

July 17, 1942 - June 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.James "Jim" Murphy Palmer, 74, of Newnan, Georgia, passed away on Father's Day, Sunday, June 18, 2017. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 from 6-8pm., and the funeral service will be on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 11am., both at Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, 376 Fairview Road, Stockbridge,...
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Ruby P. Carter-Burton

September 24, 1926 - June 17, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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Richard Edwin Race

April 23, 1933 - June 14, 2017

Richard "Dick" Edwin Race, age 84, of Stockbridge, passed away June, 14, 2017. Dick was predeceased by his parents; Rauth and Eula Mae Race, brother; Johnnie Race and his grandson; Justin Race.Dick is survived by: his loving wife, Janet Race of 64 years. Dick is lovingly remembered by his children; Michael & Margie Race and Sandra & Jimmy Whorton, grandchildren; Morgan Race, Culley &...
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Jeffrey Elam

February 24, 1976 - June 14, 2017

Jeffrey (Jeff) Craig Elam passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at the age of 41 at Emory University Hospital.Jeff was born to parents Gary and Pat Elam on February 24, 1976, in Portsmouth, VA. His early years were spent in Virginia Beach before moving with his family to Lake City, GA, in 1984. He grew up as the curious and determined middle child of three before becoming a father to the apple...
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Karen Dale Pressley

December 2, 1953 - June 12, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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Karen Dale Pressley

December 2, 1953 - June 12, 2017

Karen Dale Pressley, beloved younger sister of Sheryl Pressley Causey and Wayne EugenePressley went to be with Jesus on Monday, June 12, 2017, an answer to prayer. She waspreceded in death by her Father, Raymond Eugene Pressley, in 1990, and her Mother, MildredJones Pressley, in 2010, both of whom she longed to see again.Karen is survived by Sheryl Causey (Jerry), Wayne Pressley (Marie), nephews,...
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Benjamin Paul Danner

August 14, 1934 - June 7, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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Benjamin Paul Danner

August 14, 1934 - June 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.Mr. Benjamin Paul Danner, age 82, of Stockbridge, GA, passed away on Wednesday morning, June 7, 2017, at Rockdale Medical Center.Ben was born in Sparta, TN, on August 14, 1934, to loving parents, the late Mr. Benjamin Clay Danner and Mrs. Jessie Marie Danner. Retiring from cattle farming and working the hay...
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Betty Potts

January 26, 1930 - June 4, 2017

Betty Evelyn Potts age 87 of McDonough passed away June 4, 2017. She was born in Jasper Ala. on Jan. 26, 1930 to Phillip and Fannie Hembree both deceased. Survived by three daughters Teresa Luttrell (Susan), Tammy Luttrell and Debbie Tyler & Garland. One son Larry Luttrell. Two sisters JoAnn Parker and Sally Kimbrell & Clayton. Five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral...
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William C. Lyle

August 12, 1987 - June 1, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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Priscilla E. Vandecar

April 12, 1937 - June 1, 2017

Priscilla Ellen Terry Vandecar of Conyers, GA passed away Thursday, June 1st 2017 at the age of 80.Priscilla is survived by her four sons, Kurtis Lee (Geri) Vandecar of Harrison, Michigan, Douglas Noel (Angela) Vandecar of Buford, Georgia, Michael Joseph (Myra) Vandecar of Locust Grove, Georgia, and Paul Dennis (LaVue) Vandecar of Douglasville, Georgia; Eight grandchildren, Victoria (Garth),...
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Clifford Scott

February 28, 1933 - May 31, 2017

Clifford Scott, age 84, of McDonough, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2016. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel at 2pm, with Pastor Joe Hughes officiating. He is survived by: wife, Sue Scott, daughters, Chara Ann Dillard (Bill) and Lisa Gay Scott (Nancy), grandchildren, Donald L. James (Wendy), Carrie S. Brown (Jeremy), Michelle...
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Clarence Jackson Fulcher

October 14, 1929 - May 29, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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