Miscellaneous Fayette County, Georgia Obituaries

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David L. Brady

David L. Brady, 60, Grantville, died Nov. 29, 2001. He was born Aug. 12, 1941 in Walton County, Ga.

Graveside services were at Turin Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Frank Powers officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Cupidean H. Brady, Grantville; daughters Sherry Cantrell, Newnan, Brenda Brady, Arizona, and Judy Milan, Grantville; grandchildren Shonta Smith, Arkansas, Kristina Watts, Newnan, and Joshua Milam, Grantville; great-grandchildren Madison Smith, Arkansas and Austin Watts, Newnan, and a sister-in-law, Louise Brady, Monroe.

Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, was in charge.

Jack Felton Hinesley

Jack Felton Hinesley, 75, Newnan, died Nov. 29, 2001. He was born June 16, 1926 in Coweta County, the son of the late Felton and Edna King Hinesley. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Clark Hinesley.

He was a veteran of World War II and was retired as a purchasing agent for Witco Chemical.

Services were at the McKoon Funeral Home chapel with Clay Henry officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Newnan.

Survivors include sons Randy Hinesley, Florida, and Scott Hinesley, Newnan, and a sister, Betty Orr, Newnan.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Herman B. "Boots" Evans

Herman B. "Boots" Evans, 83, Grantville, died Nov. 30, 2001. He was born June 30, 1918 in Carroll County, son of Joe and Martha Shelnutt Evans. He had lived in Grantville since 1943 and was retired from the city of Grantville. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Grantville, and was active in the Grantville Senior Center.

Services were at the Claude A. McKibben Chapel with the Rev. Willard Dean and the Rev. Darris Baker officiating. Interment was at the Grantville Cemetery.

Survivors include a son, William and Evelyn Evans, Hogansville; a daughter, Ann and Earnest Elder, Grantville; half sister Christine Buchanan, Lithia Springs; grandchildren Sherrie Clayton, Moreland, Tammy Mitchell and Danny Elder, both of Grantville, and great-grandchildren, Dustin Mitchell, Grantville, Holly Clayton and Kelly Clayton, both of Moreland.

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

Mark Walter Fleenor

Mark Walter Fleenor, 51, Newnan, died Dec. 5, 2001. He was born June 19, 1950 in Vandalia, Ohio. He was owner of the Old Time Chocolate shop.

Services were at the McKoon Funeral Home chapel, Newnan.

Survivors include his wife, Debbie Fleenor, Newnan; his mother, Mable Fleenor; a daughter, Sara Fleenor, Ohio; brothers James Fleenor and Richard Fleenor, both of Ohio, and a granddaughter, Mary Beth Fleenor.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Robert R. "Bobby" Stover

Robert R. "Bobby" Stover, 63, Newnan, died Dec. 10, 2001. He was born Dec. 8, 1936 in Fulton County.

Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, College Park.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Stover, Newnan; sons Randy Stover, Danny Stover and David Stover, all of Newnan; daughters Debbie Gibson and Lisa Oakley, both of Newnan; his mother, Genell Stover, Palmetto; brothers Frankie Stover, Newnan, and Norman Stover, Palmetto; 17 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Shirley Sansom Boswell

Shirley Sansom Boswell, 88, Brooks, died Nov. 23, 2001. She was born Sept. 3, 1913 in Griffin. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Boswell. She was a retired sales clerk for Crouch's and a member of the County Line Christian Church in Brooks and Buffington Road Christian Church, Union City. Services were at County Line Christian Church with the Rev. Les Shell officiating. Interment was at the church cemetery. Survivors include her children, Beverly Veber, Thompson, Ga., Bob Boswell, Plainfield, Ind., and David Boswell, Senoia; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Haisten Woodlawn Funeral Home, Griffin, was in charge.
 

Norman Douglas Manley

Chief Petty Officer, United States Navy, Norman Douglas Manley, 37, died Nov. 23, 2001. He was born July 6, 1964 in DeKalb County. He was a 1982 graduate of M. C. Collins High School. Services were at Forest Lawn, College Park, with full military honors. Survivors include his parents, Norman A. and Anne Goggans Manley, College Park; brothers, Richard Keith and Cindy Manley, Peachtree City, and James Phillip Manley, Orangeburg, S. C.; and a nephew, Nicholas Manley, Peachtree City. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, East Point, was in charge.

Paul Edgar Antel

Paul Edgar Antel, 69, Fayetteville, died Nov. 25, 2001. He was born Oct. 30, 1932 in Cleveland, Ohio. He had served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was a 32nd degree Mason in Toledo, Ohio. No services were planned. Survivors include his wife, Shirley King Antel, Fayetteville; a son, Chris Antel, Fayetteville; a daughter, Beth Antel and Chad Hamilton, Atlanta; and a brother, Carl Antel, Cleveland, Ohio. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Ozella Bowlden Singleton

Ozella Bowlden Singleton, 80, Fayetteville Highway, Griffin, died Nov. 29, 2001. She was born Feb. 16, 1920 in Fayette County, the daughter of Henry Grady and Myrtice Banks Bowlden. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Archer Singleton. She was a member of the New Salem Baptist Church. Services were at the Pine Grove Baptist Church, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Cecil Dix and the Rev. Gaines Wise officiating. Interment was at the church cemetery. Survivors include a son, Billy L. Singleton, Griffin; a daughter, Katheryn "Kitty" and Bob Smejikal, Griffin; grandchildren, Mandy Smejikal and Sherry Singleton; a brother, Alton and Betty Bowlden, Griffin; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ala Mae Gossett, Mable Gossett, Christine and Hulette Kerlin, Florida, and Wanita and Wendell Jones and the Rev. Ulton and Ruby Singleton, all of Fayetteville. Haisten Woodlawn Funeral Home, Griffin, was in charge.

Jimmy Louis Banks

Jimmy Louis Banks, 50, Peachtree City, died Nov. 29, 2001. He was born Sept. 9, 1931 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Services were at the Southwest Christian Church, East Point with Minister Jim Dyer and Minister Jim Donovan officiating. Interment was at Springville Cemetery, Coushatta, La. Survivors include his wife, Dr. Rebecca Banks, Peachtree City; children, Charles Banks, Orlando, Fla., Gerald Banks and Jimmy Banks Jr., both of Jacksonville, Fla. and Deshanne Tillman, Shreveport, La.; a grandson, Charles Banks Jr., Orlando, Fla.; a brother, Wayne Banks, Shreveport, La.; and a sister, Mary Banks, Shreveport, La. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Scott Daniel Morgan

Scott Daniel Morgan, 24, Fayetteville, died Dec. 4, 2001. He was born Feb. 21, 1977 in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. He was a 1995 graduate of McIntosh High School and graduated in 1999 with honors from Georgia State University. He was active in youth soccer and was an Eagle Scout. He was working at Outback Steakhouse and was procuring a master's degree in business at Georgia State. Services were at the Peachtree City First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Sandra Wilmesherr and the Rev. Don Smith officiating. Survivors include his father, John Morgan, Fayetteville; mother, Nancy Morgan, Peachtree City; siblings, Todd R. Morgan, Fayetteville, Jill Courtney Morgan, Katelynn Gayle Morgan, and Kyle Thomas Morgan, all of Peachtree City; and grandparents, Don and June Ward, Huddleston, Va., and Richard Morgan, Ft. Myers, Fla. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

James Melvin Livingston

James Melvin Livingston, 69, Guin, Ala., formerly of Peachtree City, died Dec. 4, 2001. He was born Nov. 4, 1932 in Lone Star, Mo. He was a retired employee of the United States Small Business Administration, Atlanta. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell Chapel, Peachtree City, with the Rev. Chuck Hodges officiating. Interment was at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. Survivors include his wife, Clara Hall Livingston, Guin, Ala.; a son, Stanley Alan and Susan Balkum Livingston, Geneva, Ill.; granddaughters, Rebecca Livingston and Carolina Livingston, Geneva, Ill; mother, Chloe Stockwell, St. Joseph, Mo.; a brother, Paul Livingston, Albany, Ga.; a sister, Judy Master, San Diego, Calif.; a half-brother, Eddie Stockwell, St. Joseph, Mo.; and half-sisters, Kay Bowman, Kansas City, Mo., Vickie Martinez and Debbie Whitlock, both of St. Joseph, Mo. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Richard "Dick" Dasher

Richard "Dick" Dasher, Senoia, died Nov. 27, 2001. He was born in Tampa, Fla. and had been employed by The Homesource Realtors. He was preceded in death by his parents, E.B. "Bill" and Melva Davis Dasher.

Graveside services were at Dasher Cemetery, Valdosta, Ga.

Survivors include his wife, Denise Dasher, Senoia; sons Taylor Davis Dasher, Senoia and Travis B. Dasher, Jacksonville, Fla., and aunts Cora Davis and Vivian Blackburn, both of Newnan.

Memorial donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, 235 Peachtree St., NE, Suite 675, Atlanta, GA 30303.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Eugenia Boswell Reese

Eugenia Boswell Reese, 94, Newnan, died Nov. 27, 2001. She was born Jan. 27, 1907 in Newnan. She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Zelona Martin Boswell, husband, C.S. "Bull" Reese, and a granddaughter, Terri Reisinger Morris.

Services were at the McKoon Funeral Home chapel with pastor Danny Wilson officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Newnan.

Survivors include a son, B. Donald Reese, Falls Church, Va.; a daughter, Betty Reese Reisinger, LaGrange, Ga., and sisters Louise Ozmore and Lois Puckett, both of Newnan.

Memorial donations may be made to the Unity Baptist Church, 311 Smokey Road, Newnan, GA 30263, or the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 838, Newnan, GA 30264.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.
 

Rosslyn Corley

Rosslyn Corley, 55, Sharpsburg, died Nov. 28, 2001. She was born July 11, 1946 in Fort Pierce, Fla.

Services were at the McKoon Funeral Home chapel.

Survivors include her husband, John Albert Corley, Sharpsburg; a son, Ian and Kelly Corley, Forest Park, Ga.; brothers, John N. Davis, Jacksonville, Fla., and Walter and Barbara Davis, Carrollton, Ga.; a sister, Linda and Ken Wilson, Chatsworth, Ga., and a grandchild, Shelby Corley, Forest Park, Ga.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Naoma Pratt Morris

Naoma Pratt Morris, 82, Newnan, died Nov. 28, 2001. She was born Feb. 21, 1919 in Maryville, Tenn., the daughter of the late Jasper and Laura Grizzle Pratt. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard B. Morris. A former resident of Atlanta, she lived in Lone Oak and Hogansville from 1973 until making her home in Newnan two months ago. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Primrose.

During World War II, she was employed by the Bell Bomber Plant and received a presidential commendation for being the right-wing riveter in the assembly of the B-29 aircraft, the Enola Gay.

Services were at the Faith Baptist Church, in the Primrose Community of Meriwether County with the Rev. Billy Ball officiating. Interment was at the church cemetery.

Survivors include sons Rickie B. Morris, Newnan, Michael A. Morris, Hogansville, and David H. Morris, Victoria, Va.; daughters Melody Morris, Newnan, Deloriouse Wade, LaGrange, Linda Hewatt, Alpharetta, and Ruthie Patton, Covington; brothers Robert L. Pratt, Cleveland, Tenn., John Wilbur Pratt, Baton Rouge, La., and James L. Pratt, Denham, La.; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandson.

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

Floyd James Dickinson

Floyd James Dickinson, 67, Senoia, died Nov. 30, 2001. He was born Dec. 24, 1933 in Fort Edward, N.Y., the son of Elwood and Nellie Dickinson. He retired from Eastern Airlines and moved to Senoia 15 years ago. After retirement, he was a real estate appraiser. His hobbies included traveling, wood working, and was a patient perfectionist who could build anything from a cabinet to a house.

Services were at the Jones Funeral Home chapel with Robert Flippo officiating. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan.

Survivors include his wife and childhood sweetheart, Edna Jean Dickinson, Senoia; sons Robert Leon Dickinson, Richard Dickinson, and David Brian Putnam, all of Newnan, Michael James Dickinson, Acworth, Terry Joe Dickinson, Waxhaw, N.C.; daughters Cheryl Diane Michon, Hudson Falls, N.Y., Charlene Marie Ward and Darlene Elizabeth Bunch, both of Newnan; a brother, Lawrence Dickson, Gansevoort, N.Y.; sisters Edna Mae Kobar, South Glens Falls, N.Y., and Kathleen Cary, Gansevoort, N.Y.; 15 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Jones Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Virginia A. Burlingame

Virginia A. Burlingame, 75, Senoia, died Nov. 29, 2001. She was born May 13, 1926 in Oakland County, Mich.

Services were at Carmichael-Hemperley Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Ted O. Padgett officiating. Interment was Albion, Mich.

Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Vern Burlingame, Senoia; a son, Rick Burlingame, Senoia; granddaughters Tracie Gossett, Senoia, and Charity Deal, Lenoir, N.C., and a great-grandson, Tyler Deal, Lenoir, N.C.

Memorial donations may be made to the Debt Free Fund, First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 66, Senoia, GA 30276.

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

Jack William Widner

Jack William Widner, 60, Fairburn, died Nov. 14, 2001. He was born May 25, 1941 in Fulton County.

Graveside services were at Roseland Cemetery, East Point.

Survivors include a son, Jeff A. Widner, Fairburn; a daughter, Lisa D. Powell, Newnan; mother Senah Mae Widner, Acworth; sisters Patsy Ann Clark, Acworth, and Barbara G. Johnson, Decatur, and six grandchildren.

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

Luther M. "L.M." Hardy

Luther M. "L.M." Hardy, 85, Fairburn, died Nov. 19, 2001. He was born Feb. 20, 1916 in Fayette County, the son of Luther M. and Epsie Lou McElwaney Hardy Sr.

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

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Mildred T. Hardy, Fairburn; a sister, Grace Perry, College Park, and two aunts.

Memorial donations may be made to the Southwest Christian Hospice, 7225 Lester Road, Union City, GA 30291.

Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Minnie Iola Barbee

Minnie Iola Barbee, 78, Fayetteville, died Nov. 12, 2001. She was born Aug. 3, 1923 in Durham, N. C., the daughter of Marvin and Minnie Wilkins Carden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Hilliard Barbee. She was a retired sales clerk for a local photography studio. Services were at the Donehoo-Lewis Chapel, Hapeville, with the Rev. Dr. David Chancey officiating. Interment was at Hillcrest Cemetery, East Point. Survivors include her children, Roy H. Barbee Jr., McDonough, Garry Barbee, Riverdale, and Judy Puckett, Fayetteville; a sister, Iris C. Mangham, Durham, N. C.; 16 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Donehoo-Lewis Funeral Home, Hapeville, was in charge.
 

Frank Thomas

Frank Thomas, 79, Jonesboro, formerly of College Park, died Nov. 16, 2001. He was born Jan. 23, 1922 in Macon County, Ga. He was retired from the Cox Foundry. Services were at the Carmichael-Hemperley Chapel with interment at the College Park Cemetery. Survivors include sons, Aubrey Thomas, Riverdale, and Allen Thomas, Jonesboro; daughters, Eva and Bill McMenamy, Jacksonville, Fla., Brinda Thomas, Fayetteville, and Darlene Thomas, Jonesboro; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and sisters, Frances Hawkins, Fayetteville, and Helen McRae, Forest Park. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, East Point, was in charge.
 

Martha Elizabeth Trow

Martha Elizabeth Trow, 91, Fayetteville, died Nov. 22, 2001. She was born Dec. 24, 1909 in Oakmon, Ala. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Herbert Trow. Services were at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church Chapel, with the Rev. Dr. Sam Matthews and the Rev. Gary Parrish officiating. Interment was at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta. Survivors include sons, Jim and Frances Wilkes, Fayetteville, and Bill and Pam Wilkes, Fort Gaines, Ga.; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Irma Adair, Weatherford, Texas and Marjorie McDonald, Cherry Hills, N. J. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.
 

Karl Edwin Bass

Karl Edwin Bass, 75, Tyrone, died Nov. 23, 2001. He was born Jan. 11, 1926 in Baker County, Georgia. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was retired with over 25 years of service with Southern Airways and Republic Airlines. Services were at Carl J. Mowell Chapel, Peachtree City, with the Rev. Chuck Hodges officiating. Interment was at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. Survivors include his wife, Louise H. Bass, Tyrone; a son, Mike and Cindy Bass, Peachtree City; a daughter, Karen and Tim Evans, Hampton; and grandchildren, Billy and Elise Singleton, and Daniel and Emily Bass. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.
 

Harriet Alice Helms

Harriet Alice Helms, 73, Peachtree City, died Nov. 24, 2001. She was born July 3, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio. Memorial services were at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church with the Rev. John Weber officiating. Survivors include her husband, Lawrence Helms, Peachtree City; daughters, Janet and Bob Stratton, Peachtree City, and Shirley and Frank Elliott, Chardon, Ohio; a sister, Marie Kuzappa, Menton, Ohio; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.
 
 

Sandra 'Sandi' Smith Leet Smyles

Sandra "Sandi Smith" Leet Smyles, 63, Fayetteville, died Nov. 24, 2001. She was born Jan. 20, 1938 in New York City, N. Y. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Andrew Smith. A native of Valley Stream, New York, she attended Valley Stream Central High School. She was an accomplished quilter, photographer and artist. She loved traveling with her family and was a volunteer docent at Zoo Atlanta. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church, Peachtree City. Memorial services were at the First Presbyterian Church, Peachtree City, with the Rev. Sandy Wilmesherr officiating. Survivors include a son, Michael Witt, Kennesaw; daughters, Cindy Knowles, Fayetteville, and Jennifer Tigner, Peachtree City; stepdaughters, Lani Wheeler, Annapolis, Md., and Lori Mullin, Cameron Park, Calif.; brothers, Jerry Smyles, Crofton, Md., and Donnie Smyles, Alexandria, Va.; and seven grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 505 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75244 or Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Avenue S.E., Atlanta, GA 30315. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.
 

Katherine LeNora Gossett

Katherine LeNora Gossett, 88, Fayetteville, died Nov. 25, 2001. She was born July 28, 1913 in Fulton County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emmett J. Gossett and grandchildren, Kathy E. Gossett and Frank Griffin. Services were at the Carl M. Mowell Chapel, Peachtree City, with the Rev. Bill Priester officiating. Interment was at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. Survivors include sons, E. James and Jeannette Gossett Jr., and Frank E. and Glenda Gossett; a daughter, M. Katherine and Harold Griffin; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Hazel and Fred Edinger. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.
 

Nancy Jeanne Roberts Barnes

Nancy Jeanne Roberts Barnes, 67, Peachtree City, died Nov. 282, 2001. She was born April 9, 1934 in Akron, Ohio, the daughter of Harold and Mabel Roberts. She was graduated from Kent State University where she was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority. She later did post graduate work at the University of Wisconsin, worked for a short time as a teacher in Cleveland, Ohio, and then became a fulltime housewife and mother. She enjoyed being active in her church and tennis leagues until injuries caused her to slow down her activities. Memorial services were at St. Andrew's in-the-Pines Episcopal Church, Peachtree City. Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Ed Barnes; children, Susan and Donald Perry, Acworth, Ga., Matthew and Jane Barnes, Waycross, Ga., Beth and Perry Boron, Pine Mountain, Ga., and Steve and Kari Barnes, Dalton, Ga.; seven grandchildren; brother, Tom and Freeda Roberts, Uniontown, Ohio; and a sister, Laura and Ted Root, Stow, Ohio. Memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew's Memorial Fund or the American Cancer Society. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Raymond T. Presnell

Raymond T. Presnell, 64, Sharpsburg, died Nov. 12, 2001. He was born Jan. 18, 1937 in Fulton County.

Services were at the Evangelistic Temple, East Point, with interment at Sherwood Memorial Park, Jonesboro.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Presnell; sons David and Jan Presnell and Jeff Presnell; a daughter, Jenny and David Helmly; grandchildren Dane, Samantha and Brett; brothers Larry Presnell, George Presnell, J. E. Presnell, and Ervin Presnell, and a sister, Dorothy Bowen.

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

Barbara "Annette" Ward

Barbara "Annette" War Evans, 63, Fayetteville, N.C., died Nov. 21, 2001. She was born Feb. 8, 1938 in Hogansville to Robert and Christine Ward. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Tony R. Evans. She spent her life here before moving to North Carolina three years ago to be near her children. She had worked in the textile mills of West Georgia for over 40 years. After retirement she traveled, played cards and assembled jigsaw puzzles. She had a unique way of making guests feel welcome and loved teasing those around her.

Services were at the Jones Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Frank Powers officiating. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Lewis P. Evans, Hope Mills, N.C.; a son, Buford R. Evans, Hope Mills, N.C.; daughters Rita Brewer, Wade, N.C., Doris Smith, Fayetteville, N.C., and Elise Barnhill, Conway, S.C.; brothers Buford L. Ward, Loganville, Ga., and Robert T. Ward, Phenix City, Ala.; a sister, Clara Rogers, Newnan; nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Jones Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Gertrude McCormick Gaskins

Gertrude McCormick Gaskins, 80, Peachtree City, died Nov. 11, 2001. She was born Sept. 26, 1921 in Monroe County, Ga. Services were at Parrott Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Betsy Haas officiating. Interment was at Westminster Gardens, Peachtree City. Survivors include daughters, Phyllis Gilley, Gainesville, Ga. and Janis and Allen Williams, Peachtree City; sisters, Nell Edwards, Jacksonville, Fla., and Sadie Haack, Duluth, Minn.; grandchildren, Alicia Parr, Amy Keldie, Dena Williams and Jeff Williams; and great-grandchildren, Daniel Keldie, Zach Keldie and Hope Keldie. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.
 

John Dismukes Jr.

John Dismukes Jr., 77, Savannah, died Nov. 12, 2001. He was a native of Savannah, attended Georgia Institute of Technology and was an Army veteran of World War II. He retired as an engineer from the SCL Railroad after 48 years of service and served as chairman of the local chapter of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers from 1975 to 1978. He was a member of the Memorial Baptist Church, Savannah. Memorial services will be held Dec. 8, 2001 at the church. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Doris Terry Dismukes; sons, J. Terry Dismukes III, Richmond Hill, James W. Dismukes, Melbourne, Fla., Robert G. Dismukes, Pawleys Island, S. C. and Larry V. Dismukes, Dacula; a daughter, Carol Anne Welch, Peachtree City; a brother, Bernard B. Dismukes, Savannah; a sister, Roseanne Tindor, Savannah; grandsons, David, Justin, Matthew, Glenn, Adam, Joseph, Brian, and Will; granddaughters, Jane, Lauren Michelle, and Jessica. Memorial donations may be made to the Portsbridge Hospice, 1335 Lake Ridge Parkway, Riverdale, GA 30296 or Memorial Baptist Church, Savannah. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.
 

Kristin Marie Turner

Kristin Marie Turner, 15, Peachtree City, died Nov. 17, 2001. She was born Nov. 16, 1986 in Fulton County. Services were at St. Andrew's in-the-Pines Episcopal Church with the Rev. Father Dan Brigham and the Rev. Father Richard Calloway officiating. Interment was at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. Survivors include her mother, Donna J. Turner, Peachtree City; father, Walt Turner, Lanett, Ala.; half-brothers, Clay Turner and Blake Turner; grandparents, Charles and Olga Hoster, Douglasville and Marie Turner, Lanett, Ala.; uncles, Bruce and Phyllis Hoster, Centennial, Colo., and Rob and Florence Turner, West Palm Beach, Fla.; and an aunt, Susan and Barry Christensen, Marietta. Memorial donations may be made to the Pediatric Neurology Division, Emory University School of Medicine, attn. Carie Paine, 1440 Clifton Road, NE, Suite 116, Atlanta, GA. 30322. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, was in charge.
 

Walter Thomas 'Jack' Hale

Walter Thomas "Jack" Hale, 79, Fayetteville, died Nov. 19, 2001. He was born May 27, 1922 in Epps, La. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell & Son Chapel, Peachtree City, with the Rev. Father Dan Brigham officiating. Interment was at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. Survivors include his wife, Connie Hale, Fayetteville; sons, Glenn and Gloria Hale, Austin, Texas and Steve and Paula Hale, Senoia; grandchildren, Lindsay, Ryan and Elizabeth; sisters, Mildred Stanfield, Epps and Agnes, both of Epps. La., Ruby Lincecum, Monroe, La., Marie Coburn, Lake Providence, La. and Myrtle Welch, Shreveport, La. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.
 

Sybil Allen Greenamyer

Sybil Allen Greenamyer, 73, Peachtree City, died Nov. 20, 2001. She was born in Covington County, Ala. She spent many hours in service to her church and her community and was actively involved in many fundraisers and charities. Memorial services were at First Congregational United Church of Christ, Ocala, Fla., with graveside services following at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla. Survivors include a son, Thomas and Debra Greenamyer, Florence, Texas; a daughter, Jerri and Larry Ball, Peachtree City; grandchildren, Larry Ball Jr., Katharine McMahan, Sylvia Cabiad and Mark Bowman; and great-grandchildren, Marc Fueston, Jayden Cabiad and Nathan McMahan. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.
 

Sara C. Bradford

Sara C. Bradford, 83, Fayetteville, formerly of Valdosta, died Nov. 20, 2001. She was born Aug. 12, 1908 in Valdosta, the daughter of Judge and Mrs. John Gordon Cranford. Upon her marriage to Ralph Bradford, they moved to Atlanta where he practiced law until 1948. That year they returned to Valdosta, where he continued to practice law. She worked in the Presbyterian church both in Atlanta and Valdosta areas. She was preceded in death by her husband and parents. Graveside services were at Sunset Hills Cemetery, Valdosta, with the Rev. Donald Stanley officiating. Survivors include a son, Gordon Bradford, Nashville, Tenn.; a daughter, Carol and Luther McGahee, Fayetteville; eight grandchildren; and a sister, Hallie Anderson, Greensboro, Ala. Memorial donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, Valdosta. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.
 

Phyliss Lorraine Klug

Phyliss Lorraine Klug, 75, Peachtree City, died Nov. 15, 2001. She was born Nov. 8, 1926 in Somerville, Mass. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell Chapel, Peachtree City, with the Rev. Don Smith officiating. Interment was at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. Survivors include her husband, John William Klug, Peachtree City; a son, William Klug, Peachtree City; and a niece, Lyn Laboriel, Tarzana, Calif. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.
 

Brenda F. Martin

Brenda F. Martin, 56, Tyrone, died Nov. 16, 2001. She was born April 22, 1945 in Towns County, Ga. Memorial services were at the Parrott Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Olujumi Brown officiating. Survivors include a daughter, Pam and David Hughes, Gainesville, Ga.; mother, Loraine Foster, Hiawasee, Ga.; and a brother, Billy Foster, San Diego, Calif. Memorial donations may be made to the Brenda F. Martin Trust Fund, 2520 Constance St., East Point, GA. 30344, attn. Phil Webb. Funds will be applied toward the purchase of a memorial bench at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.
 

Lillie Mae Buchanan Ayers

Lillie Mae Buchanan Ayers, 90, Grantville, died Nov. 11, 2001. She was born Sept. 12, 1912 in Roanoke, Ala., the daughter of Emory and Lucy Buchanan. She spent most of her life in the West Georgia area and was a member of Lowell United Methodist Church, Lowell, Ga. She had a love of cooking and caring for all her children. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Grady Thomas Ayers; sons, Raymond Ayers and Henry Ayers; and a daughter, Joyce Ayers Bailey.

Services were at the Jones Funeral Home Chapel with her grandson, Jimmy Lee, officiating. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan.

Survivors include sons, James E. Ayers, Smith Station, Ala., Howard Eugene Ayers, Hogansville, Ga. and Marvin Ayers, Dalton, Ga.; daughters, Ruby Lee, Newnan and Hazel Bradley, Jonesboro; brothers, Grover Buchanan, Lithia Springs, Ga., Ezra Buchanan, Mt. Zion, Ga., and Rayford Buchanan, Whitesburg; sisters, Irene Carroll and Annie Kate Patterson, both of Carrollton, Ga., and Reba Smith, Nashville, Tenn.; 14 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Jones Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.
 

William Howard Waller

William Howard Waller, 74, Senoia, formerly of Luthersville, died Nov. 16, 2001. He was born June 30, 1927 in Luthersville, the son of B. L. and Mattie Waller. He was a veteran of the United States Army during World War II in the European Theatre. After the war he was a Forest Ranger with the United States Dept. of Agriculture. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and raising and training hunting dogs.

Graveside services were at Luthersville Cemetery, Luthersville, with the Rev. Tommy Dunn Jr. officiating. Full military honors were accorded for his meritorious service in World War II.

Survivors include Mike Matthews, Kelley Matthews, Michael Matthews, Christopher Matthews and Nicholas Matthews, all of Senoia; and many friends.

Jones Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Henry G. Dingler

Henry G. Dingler, 78, Moreland, died Nov. 18, 2001. He was born Nov. 16, 1923 in Haralson County, the son of John and Leila Wood Dingler. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma Stowers Dingler, Nov. 18, 2000. He lived in Coweta County most of his life and was a member of First Baptist Church, Grantville. He was a retired auto mechanic.

Graveside services were at Southview Cemetery; Moreland with the Rev. Jimmie L. Willis officiating.

Survivors include a son, David Dingler, Forest Park; and a daughter, Annette Dingler, Moreland.

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

Jacqueline Lee Bunch Poteat

Jacqueline Lee Bunch Poteat, 63, Fayetteville, died Nov. 6, 2001. She was born July 22,1 1938 in Lochgelly, W. Va., the youngest of 11 children. She was a member of the East Side Baptist Church, Riverdale. Services were at the Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Earl Pirkle officiating. Interment was at the Chapel Mausoleum at Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include a son, James M. Poteat Jr.; daughters, Patricia A. and Robert Lanier, Linda G. and Del Day, and Rebecca J. and Bruce Chambers; brothers, Robert Bunch, Ernest Bunch and Donald Bunch; a sister-in-law, Medre Bunch; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home was in charge.
 

Calvin Henry 'Buddy' Holt

Calvin Henry "Buddy" Holt, 74, Tyrone, died Nov. 6, 2001. He was born Dec. 6, 1926 in Clayton County. He was a veteran of World War II and a retiree of Ford Motor Company. Graveside services were at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, College Park, with the Rev. Bill Priester officiating. Survivors include his wife, Marion Holt, Tyrone; daughters, Vicki Spicer, Sharpsburg, and Linda Thompson and Annette Holt Banks, both of Tyrone; grandchildren, Chris Hardy, Cindy Pederson, Jessica Bell, Duston Thompson and Ashley Banks; great-grandchildren, Danielle Pederson and Lauren Pederson; brothers, Glen Holt and Horace Holt; and a sister, Myra Eison. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.
 

William R. Stanze

William R. Stanze, 76, Tyrone, formerly of Fairburn, died Nov. 6, 2001. He was born Dec. 19, 1924 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. He was retired from NCR after 35 years of service. Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Priester officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. Survivors include special friends, Judy Greeson, Micky Chafin, Danny and Jo McEachern, Walter and Miechelle Greeson, Denny Powell, Lisa Powell, Jason Powell and Shanna Powell, Cricket, Buddy and Myranda; and godchildren, Dannielle Greeson, Meagan Greeson, and Kaylan Greeson. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.
 

Tyler Douglas Whitfield

Tyler Douglas Whitfield, 6, Tyrone, died Nov. 7, 2001. He was born Feb. 2, 1995 in Henry County, Ga. Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home Chapel. Survivors include his mother, Wanda Smith, Tyrone; father, Brian Whitfield, Jackson; a brother, Dusty Whitfield; and a sister, Kaylin Whitfield. Memorial donations may be made to the Tyler Douglas Whitfield Memorial Fund at any Regions Bank or to Peachtree National Bank, 998 Senoia Road, Tyrone, GA 30268. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.
 

Rita Myrell Krutsinger

Rita Myrell Krutsinger, 71, Fayetteville, died Nov. 10, 2001. She was born Aug. 3, 1930 in Roby, Fisher County, Texas. She was graduated from Midland, Texas, High School in 1947 and from the Chicago Art and Design School in 1960. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Wilburn Krutsinger, whom she married on Sept. 21, 1951. She owned her own interior decorating company and was a certified and licensed antique appraiser. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Bartlesville, Okla. Memorial services will be held later. Survivors include a son, Mark Krutsinger, Moscow, Russia; daughters, Gwendolyn Skipper, Springfield, Mo., Tammi Dodson, Bartlesville, Okla. and Anita Morton, Fayetteville, Ga; two brothers; and three sisters. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.
 

Willis Wesley Lee

Willis Wesley Lee, 72, Fayetteville, died Nov. 10, 2001. He was born May 11, 1929 in Carroll County, the son of the late William D. and Myrtie Akers Lee. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Hugh Lee, Fred Lee and Barney Lee; and sisters, Alma Craft and Avis Bernard. He was retired from the United States Army and was a veteran of the Viet Nam War. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #69 F&AM, and an active member of Harps Crossing Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. Services were at Harps Crossing Baptist Church with the Rev. Dennis Watson and the Rev. Ronald Hinson officiating. Interment was at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Betty Jones Lee, Fayetteville; a son, Steven and Kathy Lee, The Woodlands, Texas; daughters, Melissa and Bryce Sovereign, Jacksonville, Fla. and Melanie and Paul Gable, Fayetteville; brothers, William D. 'Bud" Lee, Perry, Fla. and Alton Lee, Columbus, GA; a sisters, Ima Wright, Waco, Ga.; and grandchildren, Meredith Gable, John Gable, Kristen Lee and Matthew Lee. Memorial donations may be made to Harps Crossing Baptist Building Fund, 1183 Hwy. 92, South, Fayetteville, GA 30215 or the Southwest Christian Hospice, 7225 Lester Road, Union City, GA 30291. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Dorothy Mae Yearwood

Dorothy Mae Yearwood, 73, Atlanta, formerly of Newnan, died Nov. 2, 2001. She was born Sept. 27, 1928 in Coweta County. She was a retired beautician.

Services were at McKoon Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. F.D. McWhorter officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Newnan.

Survivors include her husband, Dexter Yearwood, Atlanta, and a son, Danny Yearwood.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Robert "Bob" Carson

Robert "Bob" Carson, 82, Newnan, formerly of Marietta, died Nov. 5, 2001. He was born March 31, 1919 in Marietta, Ga. He had served in the United States Marines and was a machinist for National Can.

Services were at the McKoon Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. John Riley and the Rev. Searcy Jackson officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Newnan.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Carson, Newnan; sons, David George, Merced, Calif., Robert A. Carson, Fayetteville, Ga., and William M. Carson, Griffin, Ga.; a daughter, Yvonne Harvey, Douglasville, Ga.; seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Gene Fox

Gene Fox, 61, Newnan, died Nov. 5, 2001. He was born Aug. 15, 1940 in Texas. He was retired as a facilities engineer for Delta Air Lines. He was a ham radio operator, with the call name of AAR4SX WB4UCC.

Survivors include daughters Cathy Craft, LaGrange, and Deborah Hardy, Gainesville, Ga.; a brother, Tom Fox, Collieville, Texas; a sister, Ann Boutin, and grandsons Kevin Craft and Terry Craft, both of LaGrange.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.


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