Our Obituaries

Vincent P. Lentini

August 13, 1939 - December 9, 2017

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Betty Frances Timbs

March 20, 1937 - December 8, 2017

On Friday December 8, 2017, Betty Frances Timbs, age 80 of Powhatan, VA, beloved wife of the late Jerry Timbs, Sr., passed away. Loving mother of Gary Jones (Sandra), Alan Jones (the late Sharon), Barry Jones (Joy), Dennis Jones (Julie), Jerry Timbs, Jr. (Gloria), Greg Timbs (Misty), Chris Timbs (Lee), step-son, David Timbs (Melissa). She is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 27 great...
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James Maurice Nunn

February 5, 1933 - December 7, 2017

On Thursday December 7, 2017, James M. Nunn, Jr., age 84 of Hampton, GA, beloved husband of Janet Nunn for over 64 years passed away. Loving father of Kathy (Rodney) Bates, and the late Dennis Nunn. He is also survived by his granddaughters, Priscilla (Chad) Smith, Olivia (Russel) Troesken, Meredith (Justin) Sheffield, Angela (Zach) Druck, Mallory (Robbie) Salemi, 10 great grandchildren, his...
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Lorie E. Bordelon

October 7, 1964 - December 6, 2017

On Wednesday December 6, 2017, Lorie Elizabeth Bordelon, age 53 of McDonough, GA, beloved daughter of Ravon Farmer and the late Laura Farmer passed away. She was the beloved wife for over 33 years to Stephen F. Bordelon. Loving mother of Stephen Bordelon and wife, Emily, Mallory Williams and husband, Andrew. She is also survived by grandson, Grant Bordelon, her sister Lisa Morrison and husband...
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Connie W. Manis

May 21, 1963 - November 26, 2017

On Sunday November 26, 2017, Connie W. Manis, age 54 of Atlanta, GA, beloved daughter of Billy and Ellen Walden passed away. She was the loving wife for over 33 years to Danny Manis. She is also survived by sons Daniel and Adam Manis, and daughter in-love, Lori, her grandson, Casper, sisters Tina Bartlett and husband, Dan, Wanda Bowen and husband Jeff, nieces, nephews, cousins, loving family...
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Mary Jane McArthur

December 26, 1934 - November 26, 2017

On Sunday November 26, 2017, Mary Jane McArthur, age 82 of Stockbridge, GA passed away. She was the beloved wife for over 62 years to the late William "Mac" McArthur. Loving mother of William D. McArthur (Kellie), Melinda S. Davies and Valerie Shelton (David). She is also survived by 11 grandchildren 11 great grandchildren, loving family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents,...
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Hazel M. Adams

August 21, 1935 - November 23, 2017

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Richard Martin

April 16, 1946 - November 17, 2017

Richard Martin, age 71, of Sand Rock, Alabama and a native of Henry Co Ga. passed away on Friday November 17, 2017. Richard was born April 16, 1946 in Atlanta, Georgia. Richard is survived by his wife, Pat Martin. Two daughters Stephanie Martin and Jennifer Oliver (Chad), three grand children Brooke, Dalton and Wyatt Oliver, mother Jean Martin, three brothers Terry Martin (Jeanette), Dave Martin ...
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Carol Lynn Harris

August 20, 1962 - November 15, 2017

Carol Lynn Harris, age 55, of Stockbridge, GA Passed Away on Wednesday November 15, 2017. Carol was born August 20, 1962 in Phoenix, AZ. Carol is survived by; sons Thomas Harris (Lydia), Patrick Harris, and Sean Harris, Daughter Deirdre Harris and her mother Eleaner McKnightCarol was preceded in death by. Father Lincoln French, sister Laura Day and grand parents Allen & Florence MyersA...
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Jesse M. Poss

September 16, 1935 - November 14, 2017

Reverend Jesse Poss, 82, of Stone Mountain, GA passed away on November 14, 2017. Services will be held at The Assemblies of God Tabernacle in Decatur, GA on Saturday November 18 at 10 A.M. with Pastor Mike Tedder officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday November 17 from 6-8 p.m. at Horis A. Ward funeral home in Stockbridge, GA. Rev. Poss was born in Atlanta, GA on September 16, 1935 and...
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Peggy B. Stanley

February 28, 1936 - November 14, 2017

On Tuesday November 14, 2017, Peggy B. Stanley, age 81 of Stockbridge, beloved wife for over 50 years to the late Deputy Director of Dekalb Police Department, James T. Stanley passed away. Loving mother of Tony Stanley, Todd Stanley, and Kathy Saye (Robert). She is also survived by her beloved grandchildren; Jamie, Anthony, Melissa, Bobby and Tim, and her brother Ricky Boozer (Linda), and a...
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Michael Wayne Ragan

September 27, 1949 - November 12, 2017

Michael Wayne Ragan, age 68, of Ellenwood, GA Passed Away on Sunday November 12, 2017. Michael was born September 27, 1949. Michael is survived by; daughter Katharine "Spanky" (Andrew "Moe") Gleason; siblings, Sandra (Ronnie) Hutchins, Ken (Ken Kloss) Ragan; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins, and his beloved cat Tommy.Michael was preceded in passing by his wife, Susan Ragan; and his parents,...
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Delores Cooper

October 17, 1962 - November 6, 2017

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Benjamin Harvey Sheffield

March 20, 1926 - November 6, 2017

Mr. Benjamin Harvey Sheffield, better known as "B.H.", age 91, of Sharpsburg, GA passed away on Monday November 6, 2017. Benjamin was born March 20, 1926. He retired from Conley Concrete Company and was a proud and honorable veteran of the US Navy.Benjamin is survived by his wife of 71 years, Helen Sheffield; son Donnie H. Sheffield; 2 daughters, Neita Speed and Becky Poole; 2 grandsons, Billy...
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Martha Dean Dozier

August 27, 1934 - November 5, 2017

Martha Dozier, age 83, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Sacred Journey Hospice, McDonough, Georgia. She was the widow of Maurice Dozier. They shared 27 years of marriage together. Born in Stockbridge, Georgia, Martha was the daughter of Curtis Hiram Dobbins and Ida Mae King Dobbins. She graduated from Henry County High School. She was employed at the Hartford Insurance Company and...
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Richard David Bruce

October 28, 1955 - November 3, 2017

Richard David Bruce, age 62, of Atlanta, GA Passed Away on Friday November 3, 2017. Richard was born October 28, 1955 in Atlanta, Georgia. Richard is survived by his wife, Sandra Bruce; children, Kimberly (George Rambeu) Bruce and David (Wendy) Bruce; granddaughter, Haley Clay; step-grandchildren, David Grant and Emily Grant; siblings, Mary Lee Bruce, James William Bruce, Leon Bruce, Hank Bruce,...
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James M. Christian

December 17, 1933 - November 2, 2017

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James M. Christian

December 17, 1933 - November 2, 2017

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Thomas D. Cash

July 21, 1960 - November 1, 2017

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Helen Carol Dobbins

August 21, 1945 - October 31, 2017

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Murphy Thomas Sammons

May 5, 1949 - October 31, 2017

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Jerry Herrin

June 4, 1953 - October 31, 2017

Jerry Herrin, age 64, of Griffin, GA Passed Away on Tuesday October 31, 2017. Jerry was born June 4, 1953 in Atlanta, Georgia. Jerry is survived by; six children Stephanie Sanders, Timothy Herrin, Tammy Butler, Melissa Howard (Michael), Amy Strickland (Ian) and Amanda Graham (Jessica Graham). Fifteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Beloved puppy Prissy Mae Herrin. Two sisters Lisa...
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Roy Edward Fullerton

November 22, 1957 - October 30, 2017

Mr. Roy Edward Fullerton, age 59, of McDonough, GA was called home to be with our Lord Jesus on October 30th, 2017. Mr. Fullerton was born on November 22, 1957 in Atlanta, Ga the son of the late Alma Ruth Parson and Guy David Fullerton.Mr. Roy was a devoted husband and father whose greatest passion was his family. His love and dedication for sports didn't stop at being a fan, he blessed and gave...
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Nancy Delores Garner

March 20, 1934 - October 30, 2017

Nancy Delores Garner of Pendergrass, Georgia left this Earth on October 30, 2017 to be with her loved ones that have passed before her. Delores, as she liked to be called, was a loving mother and grandmother.she is survived by her sister, Barbara Wade, a son, Larry E. Alexander, 4 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.A graveside service will occur Thursday,...
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Bobbie Sue Hay

August 14, 1935 - October 29, 2017

Bobbie Sue Rapier Hay, age 82, of Oxford, GA, passed away on October 29, 2017. Services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at the Horis A. Ward Funeral Home-Fairview Chapel at 11:00am with Rev. Robbie Bailey officiating. Interment will follow at the adjacent Fairview Memorial Garden in Stockbridge, GA.Mrs. Hay retired from Marsh McLennan and was a member of The Assembly of God Tabernacle,...
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Teresa Gardner

August 2, 1943 - October 25, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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Donald Pritchett

January 12, 1940 - October 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.Mr. Donald Pritchett, age 77, of Stockbridge, GA Passed Away on Wednesday October 25, 2017. Donald was born January 12, 1940 in Flippin, Georgia. Donald is survived by; son Ken Pritchett (Tommy Tuttle); and daughter Keri Pritchett.Donald was preceded in death by his wife, LaVerne Crumbley Pritchett.A Graveside...
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Walter Donald Cook

May 3, 1934 - October 25, 2017

Walter Donald Cook, age 83, of Stockbridge, GA Passed Away on Wednesday October 25, 2017. Walter was born May 3, 1934 in Canton, Georgia. Walter is survived by; Wife Joan Cook, son Bill Cook, three step-sons Danny, Keith and Terry Smallwood and two grand sons Kaden and Paxton Cook.Walter was preceded in death by his first wife Mary Cook.A visitation for Walter will be held Thursday, October 26,...
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Robyn Meade Sims

May 21, 1959 - October 24, 2017

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Ken Ward

January 24, 1936 - October 22, 2017

Kenneth Ward, age 81, of Lagrange, GA passed away on Sunday October 22, 2017. Kenneth was born January 24, 1936 to William Paul and Katherine (Kate) Ward. Ken graduated from Southwest Dekalb High School and attended college at Young Harris and Georgia State before joining the Army in 1958. His career included working for Liberty National Life Insurance and managing logistics for Hoyne...
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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. Whitney & Daniel Rabern, Megan & Heath...
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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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Tina Carnes

December 17, 1966 - October 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, GA.Ms. Tina M. Carnes, of Alpharetta, Ga passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the age of 50.Tina was "Loved by many, but only known by few". She was a free spirit that loved music and travel, with the ocean being her favorite place. Tina had recently gotten engaged to Ken Ash. She had a 17 year career at...
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Merilyn Kagelmacher

December 1, 1927 - October 18, 2017

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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

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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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Benjamin S. 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Merrill Wendell Ward

February 11, 1938 - September 5, 2017

Merrill Wendell "Toby" WardAge 79, died September 5th, 2017 from 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

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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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

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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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

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

Sara Farmer, age 83, of McDonough, GA passed away July 15, 2017. A native of Winter Garden, FL, Mrs. Farmer retired from First State Bank of Stockbridge, GA, after working for over 20 years in customer service. She is survived by her husband Lindy Farmer, Sr. , her children, Lindy Farmer Jr. of Ellenwood, Donald Farmer of Stockbridge, Dale Farmer of McDonough and Joy Pippin of 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

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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