Our Obituaries

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 Picker

July 6, 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

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

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

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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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

Burial arrangements under the direction of Fairview Memorial Gardens.
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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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Clarence Jackson Fulcher

October 14, 1929 - May 29, 2017

Clarence Jackson Fulcher, Age 87 of Stockbridge, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 29th, 2017 at his residence.He was born in Eatonton, Georgia to the late William Clarence and Annie Bevers Fulcher. He was also preceded in passing by his four brothers, Ira, Walter, Harold, and Talmadge and his five sisters, Nina, Irma, Ethel, Helen, and Alice.Jack enjoyed spending time with...
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Carmon Sharpton

September 22, 1942 - May 28, 2017

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

April 16, 1949 - May 28, 2017

Richard J. McNelis Sr. retired as a commercial driver for Colonial Bakery for over 20 years and was a mechanic for 17 years with Lee Brothers Trucking Company. He was an active member of Friendship Baptist Church of Warner Robins GA. Richard passed away at home on May 28th, 2017 in Warner Robins, GA. Visitation will be held on June 3rd, 2017 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, at Fairview Memorial Gardens...
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Woodrow Wright

November 25, 1917 - May 25, 2017

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Ernie Phillips

August 26, 1929 - May 25, 2017

Ernie Phillips, aged 87 of Stockbridge, passed away Thursday, May 25th 2017. Ernie was a retiree of Henry Medical Center and a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.Ernie is preceded in passing by her husband, George Phillips and her grandson, Wayne Phillips.She is survived by her sons, Eddie (Toni) Phillips of...
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Edward Charles Casey

January 12, 1942 - May 23, 2017

Mr. Edward Charles Casey, age 75, of Stockbridge GA, passed away , on May 23, 2017. Home going services will be held on May 26, 2017, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel at 1:00PM, with Pastor Joe Hughes officiating. The address is 376 Fairview Road, Stockbridge GA, 30281. Interment will follow at Lamar Memorial Gardens , 131 Wilmont Road in Barnesville GA,30204.A native of...
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Yvonne Marie Packer

August 21, 1940 - May 23, 2017

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Kevin Lee McDonald

June 28, 1982 - May 22, 2017

Kevin McDonald, age 34, of Ellenwood, passed away May 22, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 28, 2017, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel at 12pm. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens.Kevin graduated from Texas City High School and went on to attend Clayton State University, where he made the Dean's list several time. He graduated with a Bachelor's...
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Kathleen Palmer Hendrix

February 10, 1926 - May 21, 2017

Kathleen Palmer Hendrix, age 91, of Stockbridge, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel at 1pm, with Rev. Keith Fleming officiating. Interment will follow at Lawnwood Memorial Park in Covington, GA.Kathleen was a member of the Jodeco Baptist Church and the Hidden Valley Senior Citizens Center....
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Kyle Colonel Jamil Mack

May 20, 2017 - May 20, 2017

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Kyle Colonel Jamil Mack

May 20, 2017 - May 20, 2017

Sweet Childby Unknown AuthorGod made a sweet childa child who never grew oldHe made a smile of sunshineHe molded a heart of pure gold.He made that child as close to an angelas anyone ever could beGod made a Sweet Childand He gave that dear child to meThen God saw His wonderful creationgrowing very tired and weakso He wrapped the child in His loving arms and said, "You my child I keep"...
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Melba Christine Presley

November 10, 1925 - May 20, 2017

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Melba Christine Presley

November 10, 1925 - May 20, 2017

Melba Christine (Davis) Presley, age 91, of Atlanta went home to be with her Lord and Saviour May 20, 2017. Melba was predeaceased by her husband Edward D. Presley, son Edward Thomas Presley and a son-in-law Harold Locklear. Melba was a faithful member of Peoples Baptist Church in McDonough, Georgia. She leaves to treasure her memories seven daughters Joan (BJ) Cannon and husband Buck, Joyce...
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Truman Ray Boyd

July 7, 1945 - May 19, 2017

Truman Ray Boyd, aged 71 of Fayetteville, Georgia passed away May 19th, 2017 from Parkinson's.Truman was born July 7th, 1945 in Covington, Georgia and graduated from Newton County High School, Class of 1963. He continued his education in the United States Air Force where he served for four years. During those four years, he was an aircraft engine mechanic and he served in Turkey, Thailand, and...
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Leo Frank Gomez

May 30, 1937 - May 15, 2017

Leo A. Gomez of Stockbridge Georgia received his heavenly wings on May 15, 2017. Born May 30, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Leo was a good man who loved his family dearly. He was a sincere friend to many. Leo leaves to cherish his memories: his wife of 43 years Jennifer; his children Marcia, Ayenna, and Gina. Two sisters, Palmyra and Dorothy. Six grandchildren, and one great granddaughter....
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Fred J. Naulta

January 9, 1943 - May 14, 2017

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Fred J. Naulta

January 9, 1943 - May 14, 2017

Fred Naulta Jr., Ret. US Navy CPOFred J. Naulta Jr. of Ellenwood, GA passed away Sunday, May 14th 2017 at the age of 74.Fred is survived by his daughters, Sonya Naulta and Stephanie Naulta Simpson; his son, John William Naulta Sr.; step-daughters, Robin, Brenda, and Sharon; grandchildren, John, A.J., Gabrielle, and Destiny; sister, Sandra Naulta Stephens; as well as numerous members of extended...
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Ronald Russell McMichael

September 13, 1947 - May 13, 2017

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Jeannine Leila Baus

October 7, 1929 - May 11, 2017

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Oscar Wesley Stewart

June 22, 1944 - May 6, 2017

O. Wesley Stewart born June 22, 1944 in Washington Ga. to Oscar C. and Dora E Stewart now both deceased. He was raised in Crawfordville, Ga Wesley received his Bachelor of Science in Business from Ga. State University; Retired from Suntrust Bank for 39 years as a computer programmer. Was a member of Light House Baptist Church. Wesley married the love of his life Ann on May 14th, 1975 at the...
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Vivian Shope

September 23, 1944 - May 1, 2017

Vivian (June) Shope age 74 of Forest Park Georgia passed away May 1, 2017. Vivian was predeceased by her husband Larry Shope, brother John Adams and a sister Helen Cartee. She is survied by a son Robbie Adams, two grandchildren Shaunda Allen and Corey Adams. Two nieces Patsy Brouner and Missy Brooks. Funeral services will take place on Saturday May 6th at 2 p.m. in the Fairview Chapel of Horis A....
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David Clay

February 13, 1950 - April 30, 2017

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Isiah Lizzie Mitchell

October 30, 1930 - April 29, 2017

Isiah Mitchell, Jr. was born to the late Isiah Byrd and Mattie Snow Mitchell on October 30, 1930 in Dekalb County, GA. Isiah went to sleep in death on April 29, 2017.On April 28th, 1957 exactly 60 years ago, Isiah was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses in symbol of his dedication to Jehovah. Then on June 23rd, 1962 Isiah married the love of his life, Lizzie Ann Dawson. They had 2 children...
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Sara Elizabeth VanHorn

June 5, 1931 - April 29, 2017

Sara VanhornPlace of birth: Atlanta, GeorgiaSara Elizabeth "Timbs" Vanhorn died on the morning of Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Highland Personal Care home in Conyers, GA. Sara was born on June 5, 1931 to Mary and Benjamin Timbs. Sara was preceded in death by husband, J.H. Vanhorn and son, James "Jimmy" Vanhorn. She survived by son, Ricky Vanhorn, grandsons, James Vanhorn, Scott Vanhorn and...
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Mariana MARTINEZ

June 1, 1925 - April 26, 2017

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Annette Thomas Perdue

January 24, 1935 - April 25, 2017

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Shirley Fitzgerald Berry

September 13, 1951 - April 25, 2017

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Gregory Anthony Littleton

January 19, 1959 - April 22, 2017

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Merle Adams Manders

December 7, 1936 - April 17, 2017

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Frederick Carl Snider

May 21, 1967 - April 15, 2017

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Adrian L. Lancaster

September 14, 1924 - April 15, 2017

Adrian Laverne Lancaster, age 92, passed from this life on Saturday, April 15, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Catherine Ables Lancaster, in 2015. He was born September 14, 1924 in Juniper, GA, an unincorporated community in Marion county in West Central Georgia. He was the first of two children born to Henry Downs Lancaster and Berta Cawthon Lancaster. His sister,...
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Floy Hawthorne

June 1, 1939 - April 14, 2017

Floy Dalton Hawthorne, age 77, of Lavonia, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel at 2pm, with Alan Burns and Josh Harvill officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge.She is survived by: husband, Bobby Hawthorne, children; Cindy Johnson, Scott Wills and Kin O...
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Parker Rose Lane

April 11, 2017 - April 11, 2017

Graveside services for Parker Rose Lane will be held Monday, April 16, 2017 at Fairview Memorial Gardens at 1pm.She is survived by her parents, Pierrie and Mia Lane, sister; Peyton Lane, grandparents, Alwan & Aretha Stevenson and Cynthia Lane and great-grandmother; Marie B. Lane.The family will receive friends Monday, April 16, 2017, from 12pm to 1 pm at the funeral home. Condolences may be...
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Doris J. Wells

December 12, 1929 - April 11, 2017

Doris Jones Wells, age 87 of Stockbridge, passed away on April 11th 2017.She was preceded in passing by her husband, Neal Wells Sr and their son, Joseph Wells. Doris was survived by three children, Marilyn Ashley, Jack (Kay) Wells, and Don (Shirley) Wells; seven grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends Thursday, April 13th 2017...
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Carol Sue Cannon

November 29, 1949 - April 11, 2017

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

January 18, 1926 - April 10, 2017

Eloise Paxton Stanley, age 91, of Flowery Branch, passed away April 10, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel at 2pm, with Rev. Rutherford officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. She is survived by her sons; Steve & Terri Stanley, David & Sharon Stanley and Sam & Allison Stanley,...
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Elizabeth Daniel

April 11, 1919 - April 8, 2017

Elizabeth Daniel age 97 of Ellenwood passed away April 8, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur Daniel and a grandson Tim Bennett. Survivors are two children Sandra Bennett and Ray & wife Wanda Daniel; ten grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and three great great- grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family members. Funeral services will be held Tuesday...
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Lois Cross McKissick

October 5, 1924 - April 7, 2017

Lois Cross McKissick, age 92, of Ellenwood, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel at 11 am. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. She is survived by her daughter, Penny & Gary Lewis, grandson, Kristopher & Lisa Lewis, great-grandchildren; Benjamin, Charis and Hudson,...
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Richard Delano Wickus

April 20, 1933 - April 5, 2017

Richard Delano Wickus, 83, of Stockbridge passed away Wednesday, April 5th, 2017. He was born April 20th, 1933, in Davenport, Iowa to William and Agnes Wilson Wickus. Richard Loved his work at Kraft Foods in Decatur until his retirement.Richard is survived by his wife of 45 years, Annette Johnson Wickus, children; Rick & Janine Wickus, Kevin & Tina Hoskins both of Stockbridge, Stepson,...
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Marjorie Ann Juhasz

July 18, 1941 - April 5, 2017

Marjorie Juhasz, age 75, of Stockbridge GA, formerly of Griffith IN, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. She is survived by her children: Mike (Robbin) Stephens of Schererville IN, Dawn Stephens of Stockbridge GA, Cindy (Rick) Childress of Crown Point IN, and Tina (Dennis) Hall of McDonough GA; also 11 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and sister-in-law Kay...
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Charity Jertberg

August 23, 1980 - April 4, 2017

Charity Rolanda Jertberg was born in Tallahassee, Florida on August 23, 1980, to Ric and Beth Hurd. One night when she was four years old, she came to her mother with many questions and Beth was able to lead her to the Lord. Though saved at a very early age, Charity never really doubted her salvation experience. At the tender age of five, she moved with her family to Paraguay, South America...
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Malik Alriche

June 16, 2004 - April 2, 2017

Malik Daniel Alriche, age 12 of Stockbridge passed away on April 2nd 2017.Malik is survived by his parents, Richardson Alriche and Barbara Alriche; two brothers, Rahmel Galloway and Jamal Galloway; paternal and maternal grandparents, Barbara Galloway, John Galloway, Marie Alriche, and Yves Alriche; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and his beloved dog Nikko.The family will receive friends...
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