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George Stewart Dillard II

George Stewart Dillard II, 65, Fairburn, died Aug. 14, 2001. He was born March 25, 1936 in Atlanta and had lived in South Fulton County his entire life. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, and owner of Dillard's Hardware Store in Fairburn. A 28-year veteran of the Fairburn Fire Department, he held numerous positions including assistant chief, and was an elder for over 25 years in the Christian Church.

Services were at Peachtree City Christian Church with the Rev. Dr. George S. Dillard III and ministers Brad Dillard and Tom Morgart officiating. Interment was at Holly Hill Memorial Park, Fairburn.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Brown Dillard, Fairburn; sons the Rev. Dr. George S. and Renee Dillard III, Sharpsburg, Ty and Sharon Dillard, Sharpsburg, Andy and Libby Dillard, Madras, minister Brad and Krista Dillard, Rome; a daughter, Kim and Rick Wallace, Brandon, Fla.; a half sister, Martha Jean Grant; a sister, Clare and Earl Hindman; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Walter and Carol Brown, and grandchildren Nathan, Philip, Kelsey, Tiffany, Joey, Whittney, Alexis, Bethany, Paul and Cade.

Memorial donations may be made to the Peachtree City Christian Church building fund, 500 Kedron Drive, Peachtree City, GA 30269.

Higgins and Son Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Wyndy S. Vineyard

Wyndy S. Vineyard, 71, Marietta, died Aug. 16, 2001. She was born Feb. 26, 1930 in Newnan, the daughter of the late Wynn and Margaret Vineyard. She was a graduate of Newnan High School, LaGrange College and attained a master's in English from Emory University. She had taught in Newnan for two years and in the Marietta city schools for 34 years. She was a member of the Newnan First United Methodist Church for 55 years and most recently the Monticello Presbyterian Church.

Services were at McKoon Funeral Home with the Rev. Malcoln Cole Davis and the Rev. Jan Blisset officiating. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan.

Survivors include a brother, Paden and Bea Vineyard; a sister, Rayn and Dexter Shuford; nephews Joe Shuford, Wynn Shuford and Beau Vineyard; nieces Nan Johnston and Clare V. Shubert, and a friend of many years, Joanne Jordan.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Mary Lue Crumbley

Mary Lue Crumbley, 89, Atlanta, died Aug. 17, 2001. She was born July 21, 1912 in Carroll County.

Services were at Carmichael-Hemperley Chapel with Tony Crumbley officiating. Interment was at Forest Hills, Forest Park.

Survivors include sons Ray and Louise Crumbley, Senoia, Raymond and Mary Crumbley, Tyrone, and Jerry and Dolores Crumbley, Jacksonville; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, East Point, was in charge.

Alexandria "Lexie" Gabrielle Shoemake

Alexandria "Lexie" Gabrielle Shoemake, one year, nine months, died Aug. 17, 2001. She was born Nov. 2, 1999 with Leigh's disease. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparent, Jerry Daniel, who died in 1998.

Services were at Jones Funeral Home with the Rev. David Clay officiating. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan.

Survivors include her mother, Shannon Daniel and husband Gerald Horsley, Whitesburg; her father, Michael Shoemake and Maria Robles, Fruithurst, Ala.; sisters Kourtney Ann Robinson and Jaylan Daniel, both of Whitesburg, and Kelsey Dawn Shoemake, Villa Rica; maternal grandparents Charlene Perry and husband Paul Perry, Newnan, and paternal grandparents Steve Shoemake, Carrollton, and Virginia Clay, Fruithurst, Ala.

Jones Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Janet Denney Thames

Janet Denney Thames, 67, Newnan, died Aug. 17, 2001. She was born Sept. 6, 1933 in East Newnan, Ga. She was retired as a social worker.

Services were at McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, with Elder Frank Buttrey officiating. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include sons, Mark S. and Joy Puckett and Doug Thames Jr.; a daughter, Carey Hannah Spradline; a brother, Sharon and Mary Denney; uncles Floyd and Frances Bowie and William Butler; grandchildren Steven Puckett, Joanna Puckett, Rebecca Puckett, April Cochran, Hannah Spradlin, Candace Thames, Joseph Thames and Nicky Thames; and four great-grandchildren.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Charlotte Milam

Charlotte Milam, 79, Fairburn, died Aug. 17, 2001. She was born March 11, 1922 in Fayette County, the daughter of Baynard and Annie Elizabeth Couch Stinchcomb. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Milam.

Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Ellis Freeman officiating. Interment was at Holly Hill Memorial Park, Fairburn.

Survivors include sons Aubry Milam Jr. and Randy Milam, both of Tyrone, and Kenny Milam, Fairburn; a daughter, Ann Miller, Fairburn; a brother, Everett Stinchcomb, Gay; a sister, Jane Brinson, Albany; eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Calhoun Ambrose Long Jr.

Calhoun Ambrose Long Jr., 77, Fayetteville, died Aug. 8, 2001. He was born Aug. 1, 1924 in Fulton County and was a trial attorney. Graveside services were at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Glenn Stringham officiating. Survivors include his wife, Sarah Long, Fayetteville; a son, Cal and Judy Long, Fayetteville; and grandchildren, Grishelda Hogan, Uri Spinn, Calum Long, Abigail Long, Lynsey Long, and Juliann Long. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Sarah Lee Adams Bolton

Sarah Lee Adams Bolton, 91, Fayetteville, formerly of Gwinnett County, died Aug. 10, 2001. She was born July 15, 1918 in Bartow County, Ga., the daughter of Oscar Miller and Minnie Lee Chaffin Adams. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin W. Bolton. Graveside services were at Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Tucker. Survivors include a sister, Ann Dillard, Fayetteville. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Ruby Moore Crowder

Ruby Moore Crowder, 78, Fayetteville, died Aug. 11, 2001. She was born Dec. 28, 1922 in Henry County, Ga. She was preceded in death by her husband, David A. Crowder. Graveside services were at Milner Cemetery, Milner, Ga., with the Rev. Wendell Banks officiating. Survivors include a son, Dave A. Crowder Jr., Florida; a daughter, Linda Crowder, Decatur; grandchildren, Chris Crowder, Brunswick, Ashley Crowder, Decatur, and Samantha Crowder, Tallahassee, Fla.; a brother, John Moore, Griffin; and sisters, Mary Soper and Nancy Dunaway, both of Fayetteville, and Jane Perdue, Griffin. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Billy Batchelor

Billy Batchelor, 51, Tyrone, died Aug. 11, 2001. He was born July 24, 1950 in Troup County, Ga. Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jay Knight officiating. Interment was at Sharon Memorial Gardens, Tyrone. Survivors include his wife, Jan Hutchins Batchelor; a son, Billy Steve Batchelor, Douglasville; a daughter, Candy and Sam Fillers, Jonesboro; brothers, Steve "Johnson" Batchelor, and Richard Batchelor, both of LaGrange; and sisters, Sue Elliott, LaGrange and Shirley Wright, Villa Rica. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.
 

Horace Gardner Frasure

Horace Gardner Frasure, 54, Fayetteville, died Aug. 13, 2001. He was born Feb. 6, 1947, in Atlanta. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell Chapel, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Frank Ellis and the Rev. Glenn Stringham officiating. Interment was at Ray Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, Sylvania, Ga. Survivors include his wife, Becky Frasure, Fayetteville; sister, Cerita and Bobby Grogan, Smyrna; an aunt, Iva Frasure Brown, Stockbridge; and cousins, Walter Brown and Warren Brown, both of Stockbridge. Memorial donations may be made to the American Center Society or the Fayetteville First Baptist Church Building Fund. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.
 

George Stewart Dillard II

George Stewart Dillard II, 65, Fairburn, died Aug. 14, 2001. He was born March 25, 1936 in Atlanta and had lived in South Fulton County his entire life. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, and owner of Dillard's Hardware Store in Fairburn. A 28 year veteran of the Fairburn Fire Department, he held numerous positions including assistant chief, and was an elder for over 25 years in the Christian Church. Services were at Peachtree City Christian Church with the Rev. Dr. George S. Dillard III, Minister Brad Dillard and Minister Tom Morgart officiating. Interment was at Holly Hill Memorial Park, Fairburn. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Brown Dillard, Fairburn; sons, the Rev. Dr. George S. and Renee Dillard III, Sharpsburg, Ty and Sharon Dillard, Sharpsburg, Andy and Libby Dillard, Madras, Minister Brad and Krista Dillard, Rome; a daughter, Kim and Rick Wallace, Brandon, Fla.; a half sister, Martha Jean Grant; a sister, Clare and Earl Hindman; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Walter and Carol Brown; and grandchildren, Nathan, Philip, Kelsey, Tiffany, Joey, Whittney, Alexis, Bethany, Paul and Cade. Memorial donations may be made to the Peachtree City Christian Church Building Fund, 500 Kedron Drive, Peachtree City, GA 30269. Higgins and Son Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.
 

Edward Francis Spohn

Edward Francis Spohn, 90, Peachtree City, died Aug. 12, 2001. He was born Feb. 17, 1911 in Allegheny, Pa., the son of Philip Edward and Elizabeth Kalchtaaler Spohn. Memorial services were at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Peachtree City and interment services were at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Kathryn K. Spohn; daughters, Patricia Martano, Bronx, N. Y. and Bobbye Hager, Peachtree City; grandchildren, Gerald K McGurl, Michael P. McGurl and Daniel S. McGurl; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the U.S. Funds for UNICEF, 333 E. 38th St., New York,NY10018. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

James C. "J. C." Martin

James C. "J. C." Martin, 77, Fairburn, died Aug. 13, 2001. He was born Nov. 30, 1923 in Douglas County.

Graveside services were at Holly Hill Memorial Park, Fairburn, with the Rev. Donald Colburn officiating.

Survivors include daughters Patricia Martin, Boynton Beach, Fla., Janie Rochester, Palmetto, Sue Raines, Stockbridge, and Sandra Martin, Peachtree City; a brother, Willie H. "Bill" Martin, New Hope, Ala.; sisters Frances Summers, Lynnhaven, Fla., and Hazel Wall, Fayetteville; six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Edward G. Hammond

Edward G. Hammond, 90, East Point, died Aug. 11, 2001. He was born June 5, 1911 in Fulton County. He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Keith Hammond.

Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with pastor Milton Ker officiating. Interment was at Holly Hill, Fairburn.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Ruth Brock Hammond, East Point; daughters Eddie Ruth and Othell Stanfield, Americas, Rita Singleton, East Point, Brenda and Joseph Shell, Palmetto, and Martha Ellen and Charles DuBose, East Point; a sister, Winnie Stansell, Decatur; 22 grandchildren, and 47 great-grandchildren.

Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Wilhelmina "Billie" Stallings

Wilhelmina "Billie" Stallings, 94, Union City, died July 31, 2001. She was born Dec. 2, 1906 in Polk County, Ga. and graduated from Cedartown High School and the Georgia Baptist School of Nursing as an RN. She returned to nursing later in life and retired from Georgia Baptist Hospital, where she was a head nurse in the recovery room. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Albert Rogers, her second husband, J. W. Stallings, and a daughter, Carol Conley Edge. She was a charter member of the Red Oak United Methodist Church.

Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jerry Yates officiating. Interment was at Holly Hill Memorial Park, Fairburn.

Survivors include a daughter, Janet and Fred Hurley, Palmetto; grandchildren Judy and Charles Colston Jr., Alan Hurley, Brian and Laura Hurley, Richard Conley and William Conley; great-grandchildren Kelly Harp, Brian Hurley Jr., and Kyle and Hannah Conley; a brother, Fred Baldwin, and a sister, Sara Beth Riser.

Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Forest Lee Scales

Forest Lee Scales, 78, College Park, died July 31, 2001. He was born Oct. 4, 1922 in Habersham County.

Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Tony D. Guthrie officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, College Park.

Survivors include his wife, Coilla Scales, College Park; a son, Robert Stanton and Elaine Foster, Sarasota, Fla.; a daughter, Carol and Gary Falls, Fairburn; brothers Robert Scales and Johnny Scales, both of Lavonia, and Truitt Scales, Flowery Branch; sisters Jackie Smith and Charlene Farrell, both of Lavonia; four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Lela Breland Washington

Lela Breland Washington, 58, Sharpsburg, died Aug. 8, 2001. She was born April 5, 1943 in Stone County, Miss., the daughter of the late Isom and Ruth Pierce Breland. She has been a resident of Sharpsburg since 1966 and was a member of Tri-County Baptist Church.

Services were at Tri-County Baptist Church, Turin, with the Rev. Ron Whitlock and the Rev. Johnny Dale McKinnon officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Newnan.

Survivors include her husband, Jack Washington, Sharpsburg; daughters Teresa Fleming and David Deaton, Ann Huckaby and Tom Page, all of Sharpsburg, and Donna Doug Creel, Newnan; a brother, Bedford Breland, Leaf, Miss.; sisters Ruth Mae Hetchcox and Betty Jean Champion, both of Talladega, Ala., Rebecca Lipham, Moreland, and Jane Ray, LaGrange; grandchildren Shane Byrom, Moreland, Nicki Huckaby, Newnan, Joseph Fleming, Thomaston, and Ben Huckaby, Sharpsburg, and great-grandchildren Dalton Byrom, Dillard Fleming and Brent Bellew.

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville, was in charge.

Dianne Phillips

Dianne Phillips, 51, Sharpsburg, died Aug. 9, 2001. She was born Feb. 6, 1950 in Newnan. She had worked as a traffic clerk for Olsonite.

Services were at McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, with the Rev. Bill Deakins officiating. Interment was at Sharpsburg Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Kim and Stan Parten, Sharpsburg; brothers George and Mary Robertson, North Lauderdale, Fla., and William and Alice Robertson, Sharpsburg; sisters Louise Hedden, and Betty and Chris Key, all of Sharpsburg, and grandchildren Andrew Parten, David Parten, Jessica Parten and Kevin Parten.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Christina Amber Reid

Christina Amber Reid, 6, Newnan, died Aug. 10, 2001. She was born Jan. 25, 1995 in Atlanta.

Services were at Family Worship Center, Newnan, with the Rev. Roy Lee Messer officiating. Interment was at Berea Cemetery, Hampton, Ga.

Survivors include her parents, Christian and Barbara Reid, Newnan; a brother, Christian Reid Jr., Newnan; a sister, Jessica Roebuck Reid, Newnan; grandparents Dr. and Mrs. William and Maudenia Reid, Mansville; a great-grandmother, Wynell Pluckett, Atlanta; an uncle, Darrell C. Reid, Newnan; and an aunt, Athenea Reid-Letson, Newnan.

Martin & Hightower Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, was in charge.

'Max' Thompson Chennault

"Max" Thompson Chennault, 86, Fayetteville, died Aug. 1, 2001. He was born Oct. 2, 1914 in Kilbourne, La. He was the son of Nell Thompson Chennault and Gen. Claire Lee Chennault, commanding officer of the Flying Tigers of China during World War II. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anne Lancaster Chennault, and in 1988, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Jo Anne Edwards and granddaughter, Ana Edwards. He was a 1938 graduate of Auburn University in Aviation Management and was a flight dispatcher with Southern Airways, now Northwest Airlines, for 27 years. He was an honorary lifetime member of the American Volunteer Group and an honorary member of the Confederate Air Force. He was a charter member of the Canongate Golf Club and a member of the Fayetteville United Methodist Church. Services were at North Fayette United Methodist Church with the Rev. Franklin Long officiating. Interment was at Sherwood Memorial Park, Jonesboro. Survivors include his wife of six years, Edna Wells Chennault, Fayetteville; his children, Maxine Chennault Wells and T. J. Nelson, Houston, Texas, Patricia Chennault Sloan, Martha Chennault and Robert Rogers, Rod and Cherie Chennault, Maria Chennault and Donnie Smith, all of Fayetteville, and Michael and Nancy Chennault, Spring, Texas. There are 18 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Pat Chennault and Robert K. Chennault, both of Ferriday, La.; and sisters, Peggy Lee, Calif., and Rosemary Simrall, W. Monroe, La. Memorial donations may be made to Christian City or the Auburn University General Scholarship Fund. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville.

Horace Noles

Horace Noles, 78, Riverdale, Fayette County, died Aug. 3, 2001. He was born June 19, 1923 in Graham, Ala. He was a veteran of World War II, a member of the McDonough Road Baptist Church, formerly Second Baptist of College Park for 45 years, a member of the Masonic Lodge F&AM #354 and a retired civil service worker. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell Chapel, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Dr. David Chancey officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. Survivors include his wife, Henrietta Noles, Riverdale; children, Billy and Wanda Noles, Hapeville, Mike and Diane Fowler, Doraville, and Dennis and Leslie Noles, Lithia Springs; grandchildren, Matthew Fowler, Justin Noles, Laura Fowler, Darcey and Christopher Lewis, Amber Noles and Jordan Noles; and sisters, Mable Noles, Riverdale, and Ruby Swafford, Jonesboro. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Daisey Kemptner

Daisey Kemptner, 95, Fayetteville, died Aug. 3, 2001. She was born April 18, 1906 in Hamilton, Ohio. Survivors include grandchildren, Valerie West, Vicky Farragut, Russell Lee, Mitch Kemptner, Michael Kemptner, Mark Kemptner and Beth Kemptner; two great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Frances Louise Hartman

Frances Louise Hartman, 65, Peachtree City, died Aug. 3, 2001. She was born June 28, 1936 in Jackson County, Okla. Services were at Flat Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Priester officiating. Interment was at Holly Hill Cemetery, Fairburn. Survivors include her husband, Jerry Dean Hartman, Peachtree City; sons, Richard Hartman, Peachtree City and Tim and Agena Hartman, Fairburn; a daughter, Linda and Stan Grisham, Jackson, Tenn; grandchildren, Jason Grisham and Kalyn Grisham, both of Jackson, Tenn. and Ashley Harmon, Fairburn; and her mother, Helen Louise Hall, Peachtree City. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Leila Wright Landrum

Leila Wright Landrum, 87, Fayetteville, died Aug. 4, 2001. She was born June 7, 1914 in Carroll County, Ga. and was a former resident of Atlanta and Sharpsburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Harrison Landrum. She was a member of the Sylvan Hills Baptist Church in Atlanta for 50 years. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell Chapel, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Louis Montgomery officiating. Interment was at Holly Hill Cemetery, Fairburn. Survivors include a son, Bill and Jackie Cook, Winder; daughters, Sheila and Lane Brown, Fayetteville, and Betty Churchill, Dallas, Texas; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and brothers, Ralph and Sibyle Wright, Woodbury, Ga., and Bill and Rachael Wright, Carrollton. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Jane G. Dixon

Jane G. Dixon, 62, Peachtree City, died Aug. 5, 2001. She was born Aug. 10, 1938 in Middlesex County, Mass., the daughter of John Geerer and Dorothy Brean. Services were at Carmichael-Hemperley Chapel with the Rev. Keith Moore officiating. Survivors include her husband, Gary T. Dixon Sr.; children, Gregory S. Dias, Savage, Minn., Elizabeth Wilson, Peachtree City, Dorothy Shelton Fayetteville, and Gary T. Dixon Jr., Senoia; brothers, Robert F. Geerer, Marietta and John B. Geerer, Brownville, Vt.; and seven grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Gerald W, 'Jerry' Johnson

Gerald W. "Jerry" Johnson, 62, Tyrone, died Aug. 6, 2001. He was born March 5, 1939 in Fulton County. He was retired from International Harvester and was employed at the Atlanta Auto Auction. He was past worshipful master at College Park Masonic Lodge F&AM #454. Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lendell Ainsworth officiating. Interment was at the West Family Cemetery with the College Park Masonic Lodge officiating. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Johnson, Tyrone; a son, Tommy and Julie Neville, Blairsville, Ga.; daughter, Nicole Johnson, Tyrone; brothers, Doug and Dorothy Johnson, and Ronald and Susan Johnson, all of Fairburn; and a grandson, Matthew John Neville. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

James Earl Adams Sr.

James Earl Adams Sr., 92, Fayetteville, died Aug. 6, 2001. He was born Jan. 16, 1909 in Fulton County. He was a veteran of the United States Navy in World War II. Services were at Carmichael-Hemperley Chapel with the Rev. Andy Gray officiating. Interment was at Westview, Atlanta. Survivors include sons James Earl Jr. and Betty McDuffie Adams, and Buddy and Martha McClure Adams; a daughter, Joyce and Howard Noble; a sister, Grace and Zed Wingo; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, East Point, was in charge.

J.M. Adams

J. M. Adams, 67, Tyrone, died July 23, 2001. He was born June 3, 1934 in Fayette County, the son of Raymond and Crystal Davis Adams. Graveside services were at Sharon Memorial Gardens, Tyrone, with the Rev. Dr. Rick Long officiating. Survivors include sons, Kenneth and Lynn Adams, Palmetto, and Tommy Adams, Tyrone; a daughter, Jenny Adams Hunter, Tyrone; brothers, Jerry Adams, Ronnie Adams and Ronald Adams, all of Tyrone; and grandchildren, Joshua Adams, Jeremy Adams, Cameron Hunter and Tyler Hunter. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Addison J. 'Buddy' Gilbert Jr.

Addison J. "Buddy" Gilbert Jr., 86, Fayetteville, died July 24, 2001. He was born Oct. 13, 1914 in Fulton County. Graveside services were at Holly Hill Memorial Park with the Rev. William O. "Bill" Priester officiating. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Helen Gilbert, Fayetteville: sons, John and Shelor Gilbert, Sharpsburg, and Tommy and Gail Gilbert, Fayetteville; a brother, Lewis Gilbert, Hoschton, Ga.; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Mary Ellen Crockett

Mary Ellen Crockett, 57, Greenville, died July 25, 2001. She was born Feb. 14, 1944 in Newnan and had worked as a caregiver. She was preceded in death by a brother, Harry Adcock, Newnan. Services were at the McKoon Funeral Home Chapel, Newnan, with the Rev. Wallace McAbee officiating. Survivors include her husband, Richard Crockett, Greenville; a son, Michael and Gina Larry, Greenville; a daughter, Renee and David Lebby, Brooks; brothers, Billy Adcock, Senoia, Buddy Adcock, Sharpsburg, and Bruce Cooke, Woodbury; a sister, Sharon Boykin, Peachtree City; and grandchildren, Andrew Larry, Greenville, and David Lebby Jr., Brooks. Memorial donations may be made to the Shepherd Spinal Center, 2020 Peachtree Rd., N. W., Atlanta GA 30309 or LaGrange Hospice Center, 1510 Vernon Road, LaGrange, GA 30240. McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Mary Rose Hamlin

Mary Rose Hamlin, 76, Peachtree City, died July 26, 2001. She was born Sept. 8, 1924 in Woonsocket, R. I. Memorial services were at Carl J. Mowell Chapel, Peachtree City. Survivors include her husband, Tom C. Hamlin Sr., Peachtree City; a son, Tom and Cindy Hamlin Jr., Decatur, Ala.; a daughter, Shirley James, Windermere, Fla.; grandchildren, Austin and Alicia Hamlin; a brother, Frank Barbarie, Woonsocket, R. I.; and sisters, Victoria Radidoux, Woonsocket, R. I. and Doris Beauchesne, Sanford, Fla. Memorial donations may be made to Save the Children Foundation, 126 Valencia Drive N. E., Suite F., Albuquerque, N. M. 87108. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.
 

Louise Howell Williams

Louise Howell Williams, 77, Fayetteville, died July 30, 2001. She was born June 20, 1924 in Fayette County, the daughter of William T. and Ara Turner Howell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Van Williams. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell Chapel, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Glenn Stringham officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. Survivors include a daughter, Jenny and Ronnie Richardson, Fayetteville; a grandchild, Melissa D. Richardson, Fayetteville; a brother, Jimmy M. and Lois Howell, Fayetteville; and a sister, Pauline H. Jones, Fayetteville. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Paul James Moore

Paul James Moore, 87, Fayetteville, died July 31, 2001. He was born Sept. 27, 1913 in Heard County. He was a veteran of World War II and was stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell Chapel, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Tommy Temple officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. Survivors include his wife, Mable Moore, Fayetteville; a daughter, Teresa and Allen Stoker, Norcross; sisters-in-law, Louise Williams, College Park, and Jean and Donald Todd, Grayson; and cousins, David Moore, Atlanta, and Mary Ann Wood, Cedartown. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Voncile Drury

Voncile Drury, 79, Union City, died July 27, 2001. She was born Nov. 21, 1921 in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hilton Joshlyn Drury. She was a charter member of Morningside Baptist Church, Columbus, Ga. and a resident of Christian City Retirement Home, Union City, Ga. for 16 years. Services were at Carl J. Mowell Chapel, Fayetteville, with the Rev. James R. Cook officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, College Park, Ga. Survivors include a son, H. Lynn and Marjorie Drury, Columbus, Ga.; a daughter, Rebecca Elaine Drury, Senoia, Ga.; grandchildren, Steve and Kendall Bryant, Peachtree City, James Bryant, Jonesboro and Cathy Bryant Carrillo, Senoia, Ga., and Melissa Lynn Sewell, Los Angeles, Calif.; great-grandchildren Erica Carrillo, Haley Bryant, Clayton Bryant and Gavin Bryant; a sister, Grace Wilkinson, Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother-in-law, Roscoe and Jean Drury, Athens, Ga.; and sisters-in-law, Christine Hunt, Douglas, Ga. and Louise Tomlinson, Dowling Park, Fla.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Diane Dangerfield Bovingdon

Diane Dangerfield Bovingdon, Tyrone, died July 28, 2001. She was born in Provo, Utah in 1930, reared on Staten Island, N. Y. and moved to Georgia while serving as a flight attendant for Eastern Airlines. Services were at Christ Our Hope Lutheran Church with the Rev. Jeff Halenza officiating. Survivors include her husband of 47 years, James W. Bovingdon, a retired Eastern pilot; children, James H. Bovingdon, Michael W. Bovingdon and Lynne Bovingdon Medlock; father, Dr. Harold Dangerfield; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to Christ Our Hope Lutheran Church, 2165 Hwy. 138, Riverdale, Ga. who will distribute them for ovarian cancer research. Metro Crematory, Peachtree City, was in charge.

William Boyce "Cowboy" Windsor

William Boyce "Cowboy" Windsor, 62, Fairburn, died June 26, 2001. He was born July 18, 1938 in Fulton County, the son of Melvin Alexander and Gladys Ellis Windsor.

Graveside services were at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, with the Rev. Bob Tyler officiating.

Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Tommy S. Windsor, Fairburn; children Carl A. Windsor, Houston, Texas, William L. Windsor, Selina, Kan., and Carole Elaine Creel, Richton, Miss., and four grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Atlanta Humane Society, 981 Howell Mill Road N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318.

Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Brenda Lynn Adkinson

Brenda Lynn Adkinson, 44, Palmetto, died July 2, 2001. She was born March 23, 1957 in Manila, Philippines of missionary parents.

Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Tom Edwards officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn, College Park.

Survivors include her husband, Tommy Adkinson, Palmetto; parents Morris and Shirley Cottle, Virginia Beach, Va.; a brother, Nathan Cottle, Virginia Beach, Va.; sisters Donny Kipp, Manila, Teresa Anstice, Ft. Worth, Texas, and Kathryn Bailey, Charleston, S.C.

Memorial donations may be made to the Ramah First Baptist Church Missionary Fund, 502 Ramah Drive, Palmetto, GA 30268.

Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Dalton V. Allen

Dalton V. Allen, 76, Union City, died July 18, 2001. He was born April 1, 1925 in Shreveport, La.

Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jerry Yates and the Rev. John Evans officiating. Interment was at Holly Hill Memorial Park, Fairburn.

Survivors include his wife, Nell Allen, Union City; a daughter, Celia and Willis Briggs, Palmetto; a brother, Claude W. Allen, Jasper, Ga.; a sister, Clara Rivers, Fairburn, and grandchildren Chad Mabry, April Smith, Jesse Yates and Randi Briggs.

Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Blanche Bailey Stone

Blanche Bailey Stone, 84, East Point, died July 27, 2001. She was born Sept. 30, 1916 in Fulton County. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Adrian Stone, in 1966. She was a 1934 graduate of Russell High School and lived in the house her father built 79 years ago. A lifelong member of East Point Christian Church, she was retired from the United States Civil Service Commission in the early 1960s. She was active in Alcoholics Anonymous for 25 years and as a Democrat, she voted in every election since Franklin Roosevelt. She was a devoted Braves fan since her husband had worked for the team in the 1960s.

Graveside services were at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, with minister Wendell Baggett and Marty Lee officiating.

Survivors include a daughter, Marcia Stone McAllister, Vienna, Va.; a grandson, David Stevens, Montgomery, Ala.; granddaughters Shelley Stevens, Atlanta, and Eliza McAllister, Vienna, Va.; a great-granddaughter, Kayla Holland, Atlanta; sons-in-law Mason McAllister, Vienna, Va., and Walter Stevens, Atlanta; a nephew, Roger Bailey, Fairburn, and a niece, Arlen Howell, Knoxville, Tenn.

Memorial donations may be made to the East Point Christian Church senior citizens ministry.

Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, East Point, was in charge.


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