Eleanor W. Jackson
Eleanor W. Jackson, age 84, of Stockbridge, Georgia died September 20, 2007. Mrs. Jackson was a member of First Christian Church of Stockbridge. She was a faithful co-laborer in ministry for over 60 years with her husband, Raymond, who preceded her in death.
Survivors include her daughter, Anne Watkins of McDonough; son, Stephen Jackson and wife Jane of Carrollton; son, Thom Jackson of Surfside Beach, South Carolina; son, Tim Jackson and wife Nancy of McDonough; grandchildren, great grandchildren, siblings, nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations may be made to the Raymond and Eleanor Jackson Scholarship at Johnson Bible College, 7900 Johnson Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee 37998, (865) 573-4517. Funeral services were held September 22 at Ward’s Fairview Chapel with Reverend Jim Van Winkle officiating. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel in charge of arrangements.
Mary O. Porphir
Mrs. Mary O. Porphir, age 84, of McDonough, Georgia died September 20, 2007. She was born in Erie, Pennsylvania to the late John and Julia Uhrin Opalenik. She had been a parishioner at St. James the Apostle Catholic Church until her declining health. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie A. Porphir and by 11 siblings.
Survivors include a sister, Bertha Brown of Long Beach, Mississippi; a brother, Andrew Opanenik of Erie, Pennsylvania; several nieces, nephews, great and great great nieces and nephews.
Services were held September 25 from the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Monsignor Terry Young officiating. Interment Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Paul Everette Beatty
Mr. Paul Everette Beatty, age 76, of McDonough, Georgia died September 21, 2007. He was born in Boone, North Carolina to the late Fred and Mildred Barnes Beatty. Mr. Beatty retired after 38 years of law enforcement. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Beatty of McDonough; children, Mark E. and Brenda Sue Beatty of Gastonia, North Carolina, Marie Beatty and her husband Hebden of Morrow, and Melody Beatty of McDonough; grandchildren, Nicole, Darrell, Wendy, Janet and Matthew; 9 great grandchildren; sister, Bernice Bramwell; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held September 24 from the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Joey Seabolt officiating. Interment Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers please make contributions to American Cancer Society, 2200 Lake Blvd., N.E. Atlanta, GA 30319. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Evelyn Blissitt Wade
Evelyn Blissitt Wade of Stockbridge, Georgia died September 7, 2007. Survivors include her son, Terry Bradshaw, Stockbridge; sister, Rebecca Hood, Albany; many nieces and nephews and her unofficial adopted family: Susan, Derek and Daniel. A graveside service was held Sunday, September 9 at Fairview Memorial Gardens with Pastor Joe Hughes officiating. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel of Stockbridge in charge of arrangements.
Louise G. Kelley
Louise G Kelley, age 87, of McDonough, Georgia died September 9, 2007. She was born in Danville, Virginia the daughter of the late Joseph and Elsie Mae Elliott Gilbert. Mrs. Kelley was preceded in death by her husband James Phillip Kelley.
Mrs. Kelley is survived by her sons, Joseph (Carmen) Kelley of McDonough, James (Susan) Kelley of Miami, Florida; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Rachael Lampl of Roswell, Nina Moore of Jacksonville, Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at a later date in Miami, Florida. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, in charge of arrangements.
Lewis M. Causey, Sr.
Lewis M. Causey, Sr, age 81, of McDonough, Georgia died September 12, 2007. He was born in Roberta, Georgia the son of the late Lewis Miller and Pauline Evelyn Wells Causey. Mr. Causey was employed for 42 years with Wright & Lopez, Inc. and retired as vice president and was a member of Masonic Lodge in Crawford County. He enjoyed go-kart racing in his younger years, NASCAR racing, camping, and relaxing at Jackson lake.
Mr. Causey is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rita Mae Causey of McDonough; children, Lewis (Jennifer) Causey, Jr, of Palmetto, Barbara Ann (Neil) Floyd of Hampton, David (Sharon) Causey of McDonough, Gary (Ashley) Causey of McDonough; eleven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; sister, Josephine Causey of Benton, Pennsylvania; and niece, Joyce Morrow, Savannah.
Funeral services were held September 14 at the Chapel of
Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Neil Floyd officiating. Interment Roberta City Cemetery. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Dale Mullett, age 50, of Hampton, Georgia died September 12, 2007. He was born in Sharon, Pennsylvania. Mr. Mullett graduated from Jonesboro High School in 1976 where he played football and ran track. He enjoyed sports, cars, and woodworking.
Mr. Mullett is survived by his wife, Judy Mullett, of Hampton; parents, Gerald E. and Nancy N. Mullett of McDonough; brothers, Mark (Patti) Mullett of Locust Grove, Dean (Juanita) Mullett of San Antonio, Texas; step-children, Suzanne Logan of Boston, Maine, Matthew Logan of Tampa, Florida; nieces, Jennifer, Ashley, Amanda, Stacey; and great-aunt, Lucy Hamby.
Funeral services were held September 15 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Rev. Dana Everhart officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The American Heart Association, P.O. Box 672648, Marietta, GA 30006. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
C. E. "Ed" Martin
C. E. "Ed" Martin, age 81, of Rex, Georgia died September 12, 2007. He was born in Powelton, Georgia, a little town in Hancock County, son of the late Dora Martin and Clerk C. Martin. He graduated from Richmond Academy in Augusta and went on to serve in the U.S. Navy where he served on the USS Nelson during WWII. He also served on the Arcadia during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Martin was a member of Stockbridge Presbyterian Church where he served as deacon and elder. He was preceded in death by his son, Donald Edwin Martin and brother, Buddy Martin.
Mr. Martin is survived by his wife, Pat Martin, of Rex; daughter, Lisa (Milton) McGarity of Stockbridge; grandchildren, Eric Martin, Rebecca Rolland, Michael McGarity, Katie McGarity and Hannah McGarity; great-grandson, Elijah Martin; daughter-in-law, Julie B. Martin of Senoia; sister, Ellen (Dr. Al) Davis of Blackshear; and sister-in-law, Frances Gibson of Calera, Alabama.
Funeral services were held September 15 at Stockbridge Presbyterian Church with Rev. Bob Griffin officiating. Interment Westminster Memorial Gardens. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Louise Jurldean Roberson Laird
Mrs. Louise Jurldean Roberson Laird, age 80, of McDonough, Georgia died September 13, 2007. Mrs. Laird was born in Floyd County the daughter of the late Eula Lee Rogers and William Douglas Roberson. Mrs. Laird was a devoted loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who enjoyed her family, cooking and canning, camping, and working crossword puzzles and word searches. She was a member of Word of Grace Tabernacle Church of McDonough. Her outgoing personality and love for her family and friends will always be remembered. A sister, Ernestine Badgett also preceded her in death.
Survivors are her husband, Leathel Laird; children, Douglas and Linda Laird, Sharon and Roger Powell and Michael and Vickie Laird all of McDonough; 13 grandchildren, and 20 greatgrandchildren; brother, Dale Roberson of Molena and nieces and nephews.
Services were held September 15 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Powell officiating. Interment Sherwood Memorial Park. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Robert Lee House
Mr. Robert Lee House, age 77, of McDonough, Georgia died September 14, 2007. Mr. House was born in Hall County the son of the late Francine Mealor and Charlie Thomas House. Mr. House was retired from his own business in Railroad Construction. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Peachtree City. He served his country in the US Army. Mr. House enjoyed his family, friends and golf. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Edith Chumney House; brothers, Junior and Weyman House and a sister, Faye Simmons.
Survivors are his children, Harold and Dona Wright of Richmond, Virginia, Bobby and Nancy House Jr of Mt. Airy, Georgia, and Missy Hodges of Glendale, Arizona; grandchildren, Harold Wright Jr., Cassie Wright, Megan Anderson, Lee House, Charlie House and James Hodges; 9 great grandchildren; sisters, Charlesean Bennett and husband Tom of Rome, Mary Brown and husband Bruce of Cornelia and Margie Watts of Cornelia; loving friend and companion, Sadie Chumney and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held September 18 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Interment Westminster Cemtetery. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mark Noblitt, age 55, of McDonough, Georgia died September 15, 2007. He was born in Lubbock, Texas son of the late James Ruben and Joanne Marie Lynch Noblitt.
Mr. Noblitt is survived by his wife, Linda (Watson) Noblitt of McDonough.
Graveside services were held at on September 18 at Cheatham Hill Memorial Gardens. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Yu Chu (Jane) Hwang
Yu Chu (Jane) Hwang, age 53, of Rex, Georgia died September 15, 2007. She was born in Taipei, Taiwan to the late Suan Tan Hwang and Mei Mei Hu Huang.
Ms. Hwang is survived by her mother, Mei Mei Hu Huang; siblings, Ching Chi Tanaka of Taiwan, Lung Sheng Hwang of Taiwan, Mei Chih Hwang of Japan, Chun Chih Hwang of Taiwan; adopted family, Lily Chin Yuan Hu and Mike Thomason of Rex, Andy and Kim Hu, Tony Thomason, and Angel Terry; and granddaughters, Emma and Olivia Hu.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Taiwan. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.