Miscellaneous Fayette County, Georgia Obituaries

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Eva Hayes Logan

Eva Hayes Logan, 49, Peachtree City, died Jan. 24, 2002. She was born Jan. 17, 1953 in Shelby, Tenn., the daughter of Lonzo Edward and Rosie West Hayes. Memorial services were at the Peachtree City United Methodist Church with the Rev. Chuck Hodges and the Rev. Herbert Long officiating. Interment will be at Memphis Memorial Park mausoleum. A private prayer service will be conducted in Memphis later. Survivors include her husband of 28 years, Chris Douglas Logan, Peachtree City; stepmother, Irene Hayes, Beech Bluff, Tenn.; a brother, Lonzo Hayes Jr., Calabash, N. C.; sisters, Wanza Wilkin, Newport, Ark., Peggy Marshall and Hazel Dalton, both of Corinth, Miss.; and nine nephews and nieces. Memorial donations may be made to VHL Family Alliance, 171 Clinton Rd., Brookline, MA 02445 or to a charity of your choice. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Bessie Glynn Raven Ingram

Bessie "Bess" Glynn Raven Ingram, 80, Fayetteville, died Jan. 26, 2002. She was born March 5, 1921 in Plains, Ga. Along with her husband, she operated a supermarket and a flower shop for many years in Fayetteville. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Dr. Rick Long and the Rev. Steve Safreed officiating. Interment was at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. Survivors include her husband, A. O. "Bo" Ingram Sr., Fayetteville; a son, A. O. and Margaret Ingram Jr., Conyers; daughters, the Rev. Dr. Rick and Bonnie I. Epps Long, Peachtree City; Judy and Tommy Rivers, Haddam, Conn.; grandchildren, David and Dana Epps, Dr. Ralph and Glynn Garramone, June and Paul Johnson, Hilary Ingram, Meg Ingram, and Olivia Epps; great-grandchildren, Lauren Epps, Grace Garramone, Max Garramone, and Isabell Johnson; and a brother, George Raven, Manchester. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Ronald John Van Engen Sr.

Ronald John Van Engen Sr., 57, Fayetteville, died Jan. 27, 2002. He was born Aug. 20, 1944 in Mexico City, Mexico. Services were at Covenant Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dale Weldon officiating. Interment was at Sharon Memorial Gardens, Tyrone. Survivors include his wife, Jan Van Engen, Fayetteville; a son, John and LeAnne Van Engen, Jonesboro; grandsons, Cody Michael Van Engen and Joshua Ronald Van Engen; a brother, Dr. Chuck Van Engen, Glendora, Calif.; and sisters, Bernice Justamante, Hialeah, Fla., and Elizabeth Ann Van Engen, Quito, Ecuador. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Howard H. Judd

Howard H. Judd, 86, Fayetteville, died Jan. 29, 2002. He was born Feb. 27, 1915 in Rochester, N. Y. Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Mark Outlaw officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, College Park. Survivors include his wife, Ann K. Judd, Fayetteville; sons, Richard and Paula Hathaway, Newnan, and Ronald and Tina Judd, Canton; daughters, Joyce and Joe Gehl, Albion, N. Y., and Nancy Patterson, Florida; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Margaret Pritchard

Margaret Pritchard, 90, Fayetteville, died Jan. 30, 2002. She was born May 8, 1911 in Center, Mo. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Morris Pritchard. Services were at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Jimmy Adams officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. Survivors include a son, William "Bill" and Anette Pritchard, Fayetteville; a granddaughter, Kimberly Marie Pritchard, Des Moines, Iowa; a sister, Anna Lorene Elliott, Torrance, Calif.; and a nephew, Charles Stewart, Greenwood. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

James W. Harris

James W. Harris, 86, Fayetteville, died Jan. 30, 2002. He was born June 1, 1915 in Fayette County, the son of James Benjamin and Wilda Gladys Williford Harris. He was a member of the Tyrone Masonic Lodge No. 644, F& AM. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel, Peachtree City, with the Rev. Bill Priester officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Cemetery, Fayetteville. Survivors include his wife, Marvine Morris Harris, Fayetteville; a daughter, Connie Spees, Massillon, Ohio; a sister, Catherine and Joe Thomas, Fayetteville; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Dean Adams Bray

Dean Adams Bray, 73, Beaufort, S. C. died Feb. 1, 2002. He was born Jan. 20, 1929 in Oklahoma City, Okla., the son of Frank Nelson and Jeanne Elizabeth Bray. He was a graduate of Auburn University. During his military career, he received the Bronze Star with three oak leaf cluster, the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster, and the Vietnam Staff Service Medal. Services were at the Port Royal Baptist Church. Interment was at Beaufort National Cemetery with military honors. Survivors include his wife, Janet Bray, Beaufort, a son, Michael Bray, Duluth, Ga.; daughters, Sharron Reeves and Sandra Wilson, both of Duluth; stepsons, Bryan Driskell, Fayetteville, Bradley Driskell and Christopher Driskell, both of McDonough; and 13 grandchildren. Copeland Funeral Home, Beaufort, S. C., was in charge.

Flora Janie Shierling

Flora Janie Shierling, 91, Riverdale, died Feb. 2, 2002. She was born March 23, 1910 in Clayton County, Ga. She was preceded in death by her husband, Percy Denton Shierling Sr. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Jeff Lowe officiating. Interment was at Riverdale Baptist Church Cemetery. Survivors include a son, Percy and Betty Shierling Jr., Riverdale; a grandson, Percy and Norma Shierling, Fayetteville; a granddaughter, Linda Shierling Coons, Fayetteville; great-grandchildren, Kristin Reagan and Kortney Coons, both of Fayetteville, and Kathy Screws and Beth Fisher, both of College Park; a great-great-grandson, Brandon Reagan; and sisters, Genia Gibson, Riverdale and Edna Nash, Gay, Ga. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

George Richard Campbell Sr.

George Richard Campbell Sr., 78, Union City, died Jan. 15, 2002. He was born June 8, 1923 in Tampa, Fla., son of the late George Ira and Elva Lyman Campbell. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army in World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emmaleen Shelor Campbell, in 1994. He was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church and was retired from Morco Food Distributors.
Services were at the Thomas Funeral Home, Calhoun, Ga. with the Rev. Sandra Fendley officiating. Interment was in the family lot of Fain Cemetery.
Survivors include a son, George Campbell Jr., Woodstock; daughters Shelor C. Gilbert, Sharpsburg, Kathy Jordan, Stone Mountain, and Jennifer C. Fendley, Fayetteville; a brother, Roger Campbell, Asheville, N.C.; grandchildren John Gilbert Jr., Patrick Gilbert and Rebekah Campbell, and great-grandchildren Allen Michael Gilbert, Donovan Alexander Gilbert and Emmaleen Alexis Ehrets.
Thomas Funeral Home, Calhoun, Ga., was in charge.

Jewel Couch Bell

Jewel Couch Bell, 74, Newnan, died Jan. 30, 2002. She was born Dec. 25, 1927 in Coweta County, to the late Roy and Bertha Chappel Couch. She was retired from the Bonnell Company and was a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Coweta County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Amos Bell.
Services were at the Hillcrest Chapel with the Rev. Mike Holdredge officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Newnan.
Survivors include brothers Aubrey and Louise Couch, Luthersville, and Jerry Couch, Newnan, and a sister, Betty Turner, Haralson, Ga.
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Annie Pearl Laurent

Annie Pearl Laurent, 74, Newnan, died Jan. 31, 2002. She was born Jan. 21, 1928 to the late John Hanners and Sara Jane Long. She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Wayne Laurent. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Services were at the Hillcrest Chapel with pastor Billy Bail and the Rev. Carl Calhoun officiating. Interment was at Holly Hill, Fairburn.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph A. Laurent, Newnan; sons James Anthony and Sybil Laurent and William A. and Alice Laurent, all of Newnan, and Thomas Eugene and Erlene Laurent, Douglasville; a daughter, Theresa Ann and Jeff Ivey, Newnan; a brother, Woodrow McVey, Linesville, Ala.; 13 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
Martin & Hightower, Newnan, was in charge.

Carolyn Rebecca Harris

Carolyn Rebecca Harris, 65, Newnan, died Feb. 2, 2002. She was born Dec. 4, 1935 in Newnan. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lois Stephens, and a child, Ricky. She was a machine operator for Duracell in LaGrange.
Graveside services were at Elim Baptist Church, Handy Road, with the Rev. Jerome Hicks officiating. Interment was at the church cemetery.
Survivors include her father, Robert D. Stephens, Newnan; a son, Jack Harris and Bill Jones, Atlanta; daughters Ruth and Ray Doyal, Tyrone, and Teresa Hudgins and Rodney Madden, LaGrange; brothers Bobby Stephens, Newnan, and Levi Stephens, Cleveland, Tenn.; sisters Floye Parker, Dot Hancock, Janice Stephens, Linda Akers and Connie Mobley, all of Newnan, and a grandchild, Jamie Hudgens.
McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Virginia Johnson Harris

Virginia Johnson Harris, 83, Turin, died Feb. 4, 2002. She was born July 4, 1916 in Turin, Ga. She was the only child of John Dawson and Annie Maude Johnson Jr. of Turin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Curtis B. Harris, Dec. 12, 1985. She was a graduate of Newnan High School and a 1939 graduate of Shorter College in Rome, and a member of the Turin Baptist Church since 1930, where she served as a Sunday School teacher and assistant Sunday School pianist. She retired from the Coweta County School System in 1975.
Graveside services were at the Turin Memorial Gardens with the Rev. John McDuffie and the Rev. Howard Tisdale officiating.
Survivors include a son, John Curtis Harris, Baltimore, Md.; a daughter, Holly Harris and Tommy Milam, Turin; grandchildren Arthur Dawson Milam, Turin, now serving in the United States Navy, Jarrett T. Milam and Justin Scott Milam, both of Turin, and step-grandchildren Joe and Kay Milam, and their children, Andy and Audrey Leigh, Kennesaw, and Randy and Judy Milam, and son Josh, Grantville, Ga.
McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Norman Crosbie

Norman Crosbie, 47, Sharpsburg, died Feb. 4, 2002. He was born Aug. 9, 1954 in Penaq, Malaysia. He was an A and P mechanic for Northwest Airlines.
Services were at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Peachtree City, with the Rev. Kevin Peek officiating. Interment was at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City.
Survivors include his wife, Wendy Crosbie, Sharpsburg; his mother, Winnfred Crosbie; a son, Cory Crosbie, Sharpsburg; a daughter, Shana Crosbie, Sharpsburg, and brothers Alan Crosbie and Ian Crosbie.
Memorial donations may be made to the Red Cloud Indian School, 100 Mission Drive, Pine Ridge, S.D. 57700-2100.
McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

George Richard Campbell Sr.

George Richard Campbell Sr., 78, Union City, died Jan. 15, 2002. He was born June 8, 1923 in Tampa, Fla., son of the late George Ira and Elva Lyman Campbell. He was a veteran of the Army in World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emmaleen Shelor Campbell in 1994. He was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church and was retired from Morco Food Distributors. Services were at the Thomas Funeral Home, Calhoun, Ga. with the Rev. Sandra Fendley officiating. Interment was in the family lot of Fain Cemetery. Survivors include a son, George Campbell Jr., Woodstock; daughters, Shelor C. Gilbert, Sharpsburg, Kathy Jordan, Stone Mountain, and Jennifer C. Fendley, Fayetteville; a brother, Roger Campbell, Asheville, N. C.; grandchildren, John Gilbert Jr., Patrick Gilbert, and Rebekah Campbell; and great-grandchildren, Allen Michael Gilbert, Donovan Alexander Gilbert, and Emmaleen Alexis Ehrets. Thomas Funeral Home, Calhoun, Ga., was in charge.

Margit Knaf Gallimore

Margit Knaf Gallimore, 71, Atlanta, died Jan. 16, 2002. She was born Nov. 28, 1930 in Czechoslovakia. She was preceded in death by a son, Bruno Michael Gallimore. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Father Jimmy Adams officiating. Interment was at Crest Lawn Memorial Park, Atlanta. Survivors include her husband, Elven Robert Gallimore Jr., Atlanta; a son, Elven R. Gallimore III, Atlanta; daughters, Geneva and Fred Weaver, Fayetteville, and Maria and Robert Adamson, Stockbridge; grandchildren, Robert Adamson Jr., Matthew Adamson and Stephen Adamson, John Weaver, and Margit Weaver; a brother, Horst Knaf, Germany; and cousins, Karl and Linda Knaf, Lotte and Heinrich Wage, and Hella Schejbal, all of Germany. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Kethryn K. Spohn

Kathryn K. Spohn, 89, Peachtree City, died Jan. 7, 2002. She was born May 20, 1912 in Pittsburgh, Pa., the daughter of Joseph and Margaret Noonan King. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Edward F. Spohn. She was in the first graduating class of Carlow College in Pittsburgh, where she taught for 29 years. Memorial services were at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. John Walsh officiating. Interment was at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. Survivors include daughters, Patricia Martano, Bronx, N. Y., and Bobbye Hager, Peachtree City; grandchildren, Gerald K. McGurt, Michael P. McGurt, and Daniel S. McGurt; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the U. S. Funds for UNICEF, 333 E. 38th St., New York, NY 10016, Attn. Tribute Program. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Arthur Emil Marvin

Arthur Emil Marvin, 83, Sharpsburg, died Jan. 13, 2002. He was born April 25, 1918 in Brooklyn, Kings County, N. Y. He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine E. Kramer Marvin. He was one of the original members of Flat Creek Golf Club and one of the original founds of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. He was also very active in St. Vincent de Paul, the Optimist Club and the Kiwanis Club. Services were at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with the Rev. Father John Walsh officiating. Survivors include his children, Barbara and George Heatwole, Sharpsburg, Arthur and Janet Marvin, Port Jefferson, N. Y., William and Eileen Marvin, Garden City, N. Y., Charles and Sandra Marvin, Peachtree City, George and Sally Marvin, Dallas, Texas, and Frank and Kimberley Marvin, Sharpsburg; 18 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Nell Statler

Nell Statler, 79, Peachtree City, died Jan. 18, 2002. She was born Oct. 21, 1923 in Wood County, Ohio, the daughter of Frank and Edith Watkins Williams. She was preceded in death by Carl W. Statler. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Peachtree City, and the Order of Eastern Star, Bethel Park, Pa. Survivors include sons, Jeffrey Statler, Wilmington, N. C., Mark C. Statler, Jacksonville, N. C. and Craig Statler, Peachtree City, Ga; and five grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 206 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City, 30269. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Wilbur Lee Stanley

Wilbur Lee Stanley, 82, Fayetteville, died Jan. 18, 2002. He was born May 4, 1919 in Fayette County, the son of William Claude and Decie Nipper Stanley. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Donald "Donnie" Lee Stanley Jr. Services were at the Fayetteville First Baptist Church with the Rev. Glen Stringham and the Rev. Frank Ellis officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Louise Huddleston Stanley, Fayetteville; a son, Donald Lee and Sandy Stanley, Fairburn; daughters, Willene and Gary Turner, Opelika, Ala., and Barbara and Steve Presley, Senoia; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren on the way; brothers, Benny and Lucy Stanley, Morrow, and Walter and Dot Stanley, Fayetteville; a sister, Margaret Davis, Fayetteville; and a sister-in-law, Irene Stanley, Fayetteville; Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Edwin B. Branch

Edwin B. Branch, 86, Fayetteville, died Jan. 19, 2002. He was born Jan. 23, 1915 in Decatur, Ga. He was a lumber salesman with Atlanta Oak Flooring and retired from MacMillan Bloedel Associated Companies in Vancouver, B. C. Graveside services were at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Rogers Branch, Fayetteville; a son, Edwin B. Branch; a daughter, Sandra Rausing; stepchildren, Natalie C. Wilson, L. Jack Clark, and Andrews R. Clark; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Research Foundation, 15825 Shady Grove Road, Suite 130, Rockville, MD 20850. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Dorothy Loyd Heath

Dorothy Loyd Heath, 86, Fayetteville, died Jan. 18, 2002. She was born May 22, 1915 in Fayette County, the daughter of Oscar and Birdie Betsill Phillips. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Wilber Loyd, a son, Darold Loyd, and her second husband, Eugene Heath. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with the Rev. Dr. Sam Matthews officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Cemetery, Fayetteville. Survivors include grandsons, Mitchell Loyd and Mark Loyd; a great-grandson, Darrell Loyd; a daughter-in-law, Anita Meyer; a brother, Betsill Phillips, Newnan; a sister, Sara Phillips Brown, Augusta; nephews, Dr. Keith Brown, Gainesville, and Dr. Randy Brown, Baltimore; and nieces, Brenda Micali, Palmetto, Fla., Deborah Bambrick, Augusta, and Lisa Newberry, Loganville. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Phillip Ray Green

Phillip Ray Green, 46, Peachtree City, formerly of Wheelersburg, Ohio, died Jan. 23, 2002. He was born Oct. 2, 1955 in Portsmouth, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Clarence H. Green, grandparents, Norman and Bessie Conley Bowling, step-grandfather, Lee R. Adkins, and uncle and aunt, Frank and Nanny Bowling. He was a member of Braelinn Baptist Church, established and served as president of the board of directors of the Braelinn Community Services Group, a Christian community social services agency. Memorial services were at Braelinn Baptist Church with interment at Westminster Memorial Cemetery, Peachtree City. Survivors include his wife, Jan Zeppa Green, Peachtree City; sons, Jordan Green and Tyler Green, both of Fayetteville; parents, Rinford and Sudie Green, Wheelersburg, Ohio; stepchildren, Sarah Zeppa, Jonathan Zeppa and Katherine Zeppa, all of Peachtree City; brothers, Scott and Tina Green, Wheelersburg, Ohio, and David and Beth Green, Peachtree City; maternal grandmother, Laura Green Adkins, South Webster, Ohio; and nephews, Christopher and Connor Green, Peachtree City; and Michael Green, Wheelersburg, Ohio. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Vera Inez Williams Kelly

Vera Inez Williams Kelly, 76, Fayetteville, died Jan. 21, 2002. She was born May 24, 1925 in Paulding County, Ga. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with the Rev. Charles Pate officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. Survivors include her husband, George Armer Kelly, Fayetteville; sons, Michel and Judy Williams, Fayetteville, and Roger Williams, Douglasville; stepchildren, Becky Allgood, George Kelly Jr. and Ronnie Kelly, all of Stockbridge; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Carl J. Mowell & Sons Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Hazel Hall

Hazel Hall, 89, Fayetteville, died Jan. 22, 2002. She was born Oct. 17, 1912 in Fulton County. Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with Elder Ken Hall and Elder Curtis Morton officiating. Interment was at Flat Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Survivors include her husband of 69 years, Clarence Hall, Fayetteville; a son, Don and Dot Hall, Garden Grove, Calif.; a sister, Justine McElwaney, Florida; grandchildren, Kells and Vicki Hall, Anaheim, Calif., and Ken and Roshelle Hall, Medford, Ore.; and great-grandchildren, Stephen Hall, Joshua Hall, and Daniel Hall. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Mack E. Latch

Mack E. Latch, 69, Fairburn, died Jan. 27, 2002. He was born Nov. 7, 1932 in Corinth, Miss. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Mack and Gladys Latch and a brother, Willie K. Latch. He was retired from Continental Can Company with 37 years of service. He was a deacon at the former Pleasant Hill Baptist church and was more recently a deacon at North Fayette Baptist Church.
Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Dr. James "Jim" Willis officiating. Interment was at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Sue Latch; a son, Willie O. and Debra Ann Latch, Augusta; daughters Teresa and Steve Fullerton, Fayetteville, and Bonita Coleman, Fairburn; grandchildren Melia Latch, Meghan Coleman, Wesley Latch and Stevie Fullerton; brothers Dewey Latch, Lory Latch and Donnie Latch, Corinth, Miss.; sisters Janet Tubbs and Virginia Kellough, Corinth, Miss.
Memorial donations may be made to the Southwest Christian Hospice, 7225 Lester Road, Union City, GA 30291.
Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Pauline Swanson Armistead

Pauline Swanson Armistead, 92, Fairburn, died Jan. 28, 2002. She was born Aug. 2, 1909 in Fayette County, the daughter of Yancey and Neppie E. Jenkins Swanson. She was preceded in death by her husband, David C. Armistead. She was a retired school teacher and principal with the Fulton County and city of Atlanta boards of education. She was a member of The Rock Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years.
Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Lendell Ainsworth and the Rev. Sidney Clay officiating. Interment was at Holly Hill Memorial Park, Fairburn.
Survivors include a son, Paul Armistead, Marietta; a nephew, Johnny King, Atlanta; nieces Patricia Mayfield, Conyers, Suzanne Cochran, Robin Harlan and Janie Tutterow, all of Newnan, and dear friends Bill and Jeanette Garner, Marietta.
Memorial donations may be made to The Rock Baptist Church, 1392 Sandy Creek Road, Fayetteville, GA 30214.
Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

James C. Barnes

James C. Barnes, 93, Union City, died Jan. 28, 2002. He was born May 22, 1908 in Menard, Ill. He was preceded in death by a son, James L. Barnes.
Graveside services were at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, College Park, with the Rev. Rick Harper officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn E. Barnes, Union City; a daughter, Wilma Schumacher, Union City; grandchildren Rick and Beth Harper, Fayetteville, and Perry and Grace Sisk, Beaumont, Texas; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to Christian City, 7345 Red Oak Road, Union City, GA 30291.
Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Arthur Emil Marvin

Arthur Emil Marvin, 83, Sharpsburg, died Jan. 13, 2002. He was born April 25, 1918 in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine E. Kramer Marvin. He was one of the original members of Flat Creek Golf Club and one of the original founders of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. He was also active in St. Vincent de Paul, the Optimist Club and the Kiwanis Club.
Services were at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with the Rev. John Walsh officiating.
Survivors include his children, Barbara and George Heatwole, Sharpsburg, Arthur and Janet Marvin, Port Jefferson, N.Y., William and Eileen Marvin, Garden City, N.Y., Charles and Sandra Marvin, Peachtree City, George and Sally Marvin, Dallas, Texas, and Frank and Kimberley Marvin, Sharpsburg; 18 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

George Richard Campbell Sr.

George Richard Campbell Sr., 78, Union City, died Jan. 15, 2002. He was born June 8, 1923 in Tampa, Fla., son of the late George Ira and Elva Lyman Campbell. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army in World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emmaleen Shelor Campbell, in 1994. He was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church and was retired from Morco Food Distributors.
Services were at the Thomas Funeral Home, Calhoun, Ga., with the Rev. Sandra Fendley officiating. Interment was in the family lot of Fain Cemetery.
Survivors include a son, George Campbell Jr., Woodstock; daughters Shelor C. Gilbert, Sharpsburg, Kathy Jordan, Stone Mountain, and Jennifer C. Fendley, Fayetteville; a brother, Roger Campbell, Asheville, N.C.; grandchildren John Gilbert Jr., Patrick Gilbert and Rebekah Campbell, and great-grandchildren Allen Michael Gilbert, Donovan Alexander Gilbert and Emmaleen Alexis Ehrets.
Thomas Funeral Home, Calhoun, Ga., was in charge.

Jim Addison

Jim Addison, 86, Newnan, died Jan. 21, 2002. He was born Aug. 25, 1915 in Harrelson County, Ga. He had been employed as a textile worker.
Services were at the McKoon Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Udell Addison officiating. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include sons Billy Joe Addison, Newnan, and Charles Addison, Kansas City, Mo.; a daughter, Shirley Riggs, Independence, Mo.; brothers Cranford Addison, Floyd Addison and the Rev. Udell Addison, all of Newnan; a sister, Ann Grant, Senoia; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Ruby Inez Cash

Ruby Inez Cash, 87, Newnan, formerly of Luthersville, died Jan. 21, 2002. She was born Jan. 24, 1914 in Fayette County, the daughter of Riley O. and Sara V. Dover Spradlin. She was a retired waitress and a member of the Faith Baptist Church, Primrose, Ga. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William L. Cash, and sisters Gladys Jones and Alma Cash.
Services were at the Hillcrest Chapel with the Rev. Billy Ball officiating. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include daughters Frances Spradlin, Luthersville, and Virginia Newborn, Newnan; grandchildren Timothy Spradlin, Ann Barber and Chris Spradlin, all of Luthersville, Samantha Atkins Stone, Bill Atkins and Dan Lee, all of Newnan, and 15 grandchildren.
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Gail Janice Lord

Gail Janice Lord, 56, Jonesboro, died Jan. 27, 2002. She was born Sept. 28, 1944 in Buford, Gwinnett County, Ga., the daughter of Kathleen Pope, Jonesboro and the late William Edmonds.
Services were at the Resurrection Baptist Church, Newnan, with pastor Dan Dahl officiating. Interment was at Sugar Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Buford, Ga.
Survivors include a daughter, Shelley Tyler, Newnan; brothers Lamar Samuel Edmonds, Fayetteville, and Donald Anthony Edmonds, Texarkana, Texas; a sister, Ginger Diane Austin Isaacs, Jonesboro, and grandchildren Mariah Tyler and Morgan Tyler, both of Newnan.
Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, was in charge.

Vickie Gillespie Terrell

Vickie Gillespie Terrell, 48, Sharpsburg, died Jan. 21, 2002. She was born July 11, 1953 in Coweta County. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Graveside services were at Oak Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Duncan officiating.
Survivors include her husband, Ron Terrell, Sharpsburg; parents Hansel and Doris Gillespie, Sharpsburg; children Blue and Missy Cole and Michael and Elizabeth Terrell, all of Newnan; a brother, Ernest and Jill Gillespie, Newnan; sisters Robin Gillespie, Sharpsburg, Donna and Ricki Dingler, Moreland, Susan and Patrick McCarty, Sherri and Mick Slaton, and Terri and Denise Barnes, all of Newnan; grandchildren Erica Tate and Ethan Tate, both of Newnan, and lifelong friends Bonnie and Randy Neely, Newnan.
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Warren B. Young Jr.

Warren B. Young Jr., 57, Fayetteville, died Jan. 23, 2002. He was born April 27, 1944 in DeKalb County. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rebecca McElwaney Young, April 29, 1980. He was graduated from Fayette County High School in 1962 and from LaGrange College in 1966, with a liberal arts degree. He had worked as a photographer for Delta Air Lines, opened his own photography studio, doing work for the State of Georgia as well as architectural photography in Atlanta. He later was the Tourism Director for the Georgia Department of Industry and Trade and worked in international development. He was instrumental in bringing foreign companies to Georgia, as well as several to Fayette County. He also had a hand in developing the state's Welcome Centers, especially the one in Plains. He was a member of the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church and served as chairman of the building committee and construction of the current sanctuary in the late 1980's. His grandfather, K. W. McElwaney Sr. was instrumental in the construction of the chapel of the church in 1937. Warren Jr. was also the developer, along with his father, of Rebecca Lakes subdivision in mid Fayette County. Services were at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Sam Matthews officiating. Interment was at the Fayetteville City Cemetery. Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Sharron S. Young, Fayetteville; a son, Warren "Burt" and Kay Young III, Fayetteville; a grandson, Warren Burt Young IV; and his father, Warren Young Sr., Fayetteville. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

David Robert Mixon

David Robert "Bob" Mixon, 60, Fayetteville, died Jan. 16, 2002. He was born Aug. 1, 1941 in West Columbia, S. C. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and had worked in the trucking industry for 30 years. He coached baseball and football with the Riverdale Athletic Association and was also past president. He was a founding member of the Riverdale Optimist Club, and was president of the Administrative Council and a trustee for the Faith United Methodist Church, Riverdale. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with the Rev. Michael Wilson officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville, with military honors. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Jean Durgin Mixon, Fayetteville; sons, Scott and Susan Mixon, Acworth, Todd D. and Patty Mixon, Oxford, Ala., and Jeff and Sara Mixon, Lawrenceville; a daughter, Jill Mixon, Fayetteville; six grandchildren; and sisters, Ruby, Valeena and Mary Louise. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Norvel L. Godwin

Norvel L. "Buck" Godwin, 77, Fayetteville, died Jan. 13, 2002. He was born Nov. 9, 1924 in Green County, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lorain Cooper Godwin. He had served as a corporal and surgical technician in the United States Army in Alaska from 1944 to 1946 and was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Bill Priester officiating. Interment was at the College Park Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Moore Godwin; children, Fred, Judy, Jacqueline and Fred Godwin, Troy, Ohio, Karen and Bobby Torbush and Sarah and Judson Robertson, all of Fayetteville, Ginny, Corky, William, Genise and Eric Thorsen, all of Wake Forest, N.C.; and sisters, Juanita Branom, Illinois and June Boonstra, Fayetteville. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Kathren Wilson Mathis

Kathren Wilson Mathis, 86, Peachtree City, died Jan. 11, 2002. She was born Nov. 11, 1915 in Clayton County, Ga., the daughter of William and Lonia Laramore Wilson. Services were at the Carmichael-Hemperley chapel with the Rev. Chuck Hodges officiating. Interment was at Westview, Atlanta. She was a member of the Peachtree City United Methodist Church and the Peachtree City Pioneer Club. Survivors include her husband, Jack Mathis; a son, Jere Wilson Mathis, Fayetteville; and a daughter, Jo Bagwell, Macon. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Dorothy M. Suddeth

Dorothy M. Suddeth, 79, Peachtree City, died Jan. 15, 2002. She was born Sept. 19, 1922 in Morgan County, the daughter of Callie Stephens and Evie L. Davis Herring. Graveside services were at the Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City, with Minister Robert Tyler officiating. Survivors include sons William B. Suddeth Jr., Peachtree City, and David C. Suddeth, Decatur; a daughter, Sheryl and Mitchell Lemmo, Stamford, CT; a grandson, Mitchell Lemmo, Stamford, CT; a brother, John Herring, Hardwick, Ga.; and a sister-in-law, Ruth Herring, Frederick, Md. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Josephine Audrey Thaxton

Josephine Audrey Thaxton, 81, Fayetteville, died Jan. 14, 2002. She was born Oct. 31, 1920 in Covington, Newton County, Ga. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Thaxton, and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with the Rev. Barry Thompson officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. Survivors include sons, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Thaxton and Mr. and Mrs. Ken Thaxton, all of Fayetteville; Tony Thaxton, Dunwoody; brothers, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Stubbs and Mr. and Mrs. Tharon Stubbs, all of Covington, and Mr. and Mrs. Winfred Stubbs, Conyers; a sister, Jule and Jack Mask, Covington; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Stacy C. Hemperley Jr.

Stacy C. Hemperley Jr., 85, Tyrone, died Jan. 14, 2002. He was born Oct. 24, 1916 in Clayton County, Ga., the son of Stacy C .and Fannie Letcher Orr Hemperley Sr. Services were at the Carmichael-Hemperley chapel with ministers William O. Priester and Wallace Simmone officiating. Interment was at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. Survivors include a daughter, Sandra and Lawrence Barnest, Fayetteville; grandsons, Britt Chapman and Kevin and Leslie Chapman; great-grandchildren, Kayla Chapman and Connor Chapman; and a sister, Frances and Wallace Simmone, Hapeville. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Oscar Slaton

Oscar Raymond Slaton, 91, Webster, Texas, died Jan. 8, 2002. He was born June 14, 1910 in Fayette County, the son of Walter Millard and Jessie Handley Slaton. He was preceded in death by wives, Ruby Pitts and Alma Cato, and a daughter-in-law, Jimmie Chambers Slaton. He was a member for over 50 years at the Coweta Masonic Lodge No. 60 and the Newnan Royal Arch Masons, Chapter No. 34. He moved to Houston, Texas in 1997, after living in Newnan for many years. He had numerous and artistic talents involving wood carving, whittling, and detailed toothpick renderings of many Newnan landmark buildings.
Services were at the McKoon Funeral Home chapel, Newnan, with the Rev. O. C. Collins and the Rev. Joe Strickland officiating. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, with full Masonic rites.
Survivors include a son, W. M. "Bill" Slaton and his longtime partner, Maggie Wiebe; a grandson, Scott and Cynthia Slaton; a granddaughter, Megan Odessa Slaton; step-grandson, David Wiebe; great-granddaughters, Emily Slaton and Miranda Slaton; a brother, Eugene and Charlotte Slaton; and a sister, Velma White.
McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge of local arrangements.

Bethel White

Bethel Mae White, 85, Newnan, died Jan. 16, 2002. She was born Dec. 12, 1916 in Coweta County. She had been employed in quality control.
Services were at the McKoon Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Joe Strickland officiating. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan.
Survivors include a son, Bobby D. White, Holden, Mo.; a daughter, Sherry Lynn Martin, Richmond, Ind.; brothers, David Kee, Jonesboro, and Lera Kee, Grantville; sisters, Lourette McCollun, Hogansville and Martha Boone, Newnan; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
McKoon Funeral home, Newnan, was in charge.

Richard DuPree

Richard Thomas "Tommy" DuPree, 55, Newnan, died Jan. 17, 2002. He was born July 26, 1946 in Hapeville, Fulton County.
Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Ralph Bobo and the Rev. Ken Norton officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Ann DuPree, Newnan; sons, Barry DuPree, Luthersville, James Johnson, Dallas, Texas, Gregory Johnson, Waleska, Ga., and Shane Johnson, Dunwoody; a daughter, Deborah Denney, Newnan; brothers, Chuck DuPree, Larry DuPree, Jack DuPree, Bobby DuPree and Mark DuPree; sisters, Cathryn Collins, and Millie DuPree; and six grandchildren.
Parrott Funeral Home was in charge.

Eva Kee

Eva Jones Kee, 76, Newnan, died Jan. 17, 2002. She was born April 29, 1925 in Hiawassee, Ga. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Clinton Kee, a brother, E. J. Jones, and a grandson, Harley Kee. She was retired from the Newnan plant of International Playtex.
Services were at the McKoon Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Winston Skinner officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Survivors include sons, Charles and Carolyn Kee, LaGrange, Danny and Mattie Kee and Harold and Nancy Kee, all of Newnan; a daughter, Karey and John Murphy, Luthersville; a sister, Alta and Benny Jordan, Tampa, Fla.; 21 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Annette Turner

Annette Turner, 64, Haralson, died Jan. 18, 2002. She was born May 8, 1934 in Coweta County, the daughter of the late Willis and Irene Quick Womack, and a brother, Willis Quick Jr. She was retired as a group leader at NCR, Peachtree City. She was a member of the Cathedral of Praise, Digby, Ga.
Services were at the Haralson Baptist Church with the Rev. Donnie Smith officiating. Interment was at the church cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, B. L. Turner, Haralson; sons, Barney and Cara Turner, Alvaton, Terry and Donna Turner, Greenville, and Todd and Stacy Turner, Haralson; a daughter, Cathy Jones, Haralson; mother-in-law, Ethel Turner, Haralson; brothers, James Quick, Paul Quick and Roy Quick, all of Senoia; a sister, Peggy Camp, Grantville; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, was in charge.

Allie Cochran

Allie B. Cochran, 94, Newnan, died Jan. 19, 2002. She was born Jan. 12, 1908 in Newnan. She was preceded in death by a son, Joe Cochran.
Services were at the McKoon Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. F. D. McWorter and the Rev. David Arrington officiating. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include sons, Clarence and Judy Cochran, and Johnny and Sandy Cochran, all of Newnan, and Pete and Burnice Cochran, Sargent; daughters, Nettie and Billy James King, Newnan, and Frances and Wendell Thompson, Sargent; brothers, Henry Carroll, Newnan, and John Carroll, Marietta; a sister, Annie Cochran, Newnan; 14 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.
McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Ada Caldwell

Ada Caldwell, 88, Newnan, died Jan. 19, 2002. She was born Jan. 25, 1913 in Harris County, Ga. She had been a secretary at General Motors.
Services were at the McKoon Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Dr. Gene Tyre officiating. Interment was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Newnan.
Survivors include a nephew, John Caldwell Jr., Newnan; six nephews; four nieces; 15 great-nephews; nine great-nieces; six great-great nephews; 10 great-great- nieces; two great-great-great-nephews; and three great-great-great- nieces.
McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, was in charge.

Ella M. Gillespie

Ella M. Gillespie, 67, Peachtree City, died Dec. 31, 2001. She was born May 30, 1934 in Portsmouth, Va. and was the daughter of the late Robert George And Anna Riffle Arnold Gillespie Sr., She was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert G. Gillespie Jr., and maternal grandparents, Walter and Emma Lee Riffle. She was retired from Delta Airlines and a member of the Line Creek Baptist Church. Services were at the Parrott Funeral Home chapel with interment at the Olive Branch Cemetery, Portsmouth, Va. Survivors include an uncle, Ernest "Buddy" Riffle, Portsmouth, Va.; aunts, Myrtle R. and Lee J. Ryals, Chesapeake, Va., Gwendolyn R. and Bernard W. Clements, Canton, Ohio, and Mildred and Arnold Gardner, Moyock, N.C.; and special friends Mary Joan Davidson and Albert "Skeete" Freeman. Memorial donations may be made to the Line Creek Baptist Church, P.O. Box 2472, Peachtree City, GA 30269. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Mark E. Ethier

Mark E. Ethier, 44, Peachtree City, died Jan. 1, 2002. He was born April 16, 1957 in Hennepin, Minn. Memorial services were at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, Peachtree City, with the Rev. John M. Webber, the Rev. Miriam Beecher and the Rev. Janelle Rozek officiating. Survivors include his wife, Janet L. Ethier, Peachtree City; a son, Matthew Ethier, Wheaton, Ill.; a daughter, Melissa Ethier, Batavia, Ill.; parents, Donald L. and June L. Ethier, Peachtree City; and brothers, Stephen Ethier, Wheaton, Ill., and Kirk Ethier, Alexandria, Minn. Memorial donations may be made to the Brain Tumor Society, 124 Watertown St., Suite 3-H, Watertown, MA 02472. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Betty Gaynell Banks

Betty Gaynell Banks, 71, Fayetteville, died Jan. 1, 2002. She was born Jan. 4, 1930 in Clayton County. Services were at the Second Baptist Church of Riverdale with Pastor Terrell Hopkins, the Rev. Mark Pope and the Rev. Roger Attaway officiating. Interment was at Bethsaida Cemetery, Riverdale. Survivors include a son, Richard and Vickie Banks, Fayetteville; and a sister, Ruby Harris, Riverdale. Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, was in charge.

Sara Hornsby Vansant

Sara Hornsby Vansant, 88, died Jan. 2, 2002. She was born Nov. 24, 1913 in Fulton County. She was preceded in death by her parents, E. M. and Pearl West Hornsby, her husband, H. Ishmael Vansant, and brothers, C. Edwin Hornsby and Hugh D. Hornsby. She was retired from Rich's Department Store. She was a Sunday School teacher of both children and adults for nearly 70 years and a member of the First Baptist Church, East Point. Services were at the First Baptist Church of East Point chapel with the Rev. Dr. J. W. Wallis officiating. Interment was at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta. Survivors include sons Bob and Anne Vansant, Tucker, and Harold and Barbara Vansant, Tyrone; daughters, Patricia and Charles Smith, Carrollton, Carole and Larry Jones, Cumming, and Robin and Mike Cook, Peachtree City; a brother, E. Monroe Hornsby, Pembroke, N. H.; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, East Point, was in charge.


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