Lucy Faithe Hale Holder
Lucy Faithe Hale Holder, age 87, of Locust Grove, Georgia died May 6, 2006. Mrs. Holder was born October 29, 1918 in Butts County, the daughter of the late Lucy Bellzora Davis and Louis McMickle Hale. She was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school and Crusaders for years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who enjoyed her family, cooking, reading, flower gardening and her phone ministry with friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Emory Holder; and a brother, Louis (L.M.) Hale.
She is survived by her children, Gwen Presley, Doug and Jill Holder, Warren and Cindy Holder, all of Locust Grove; grandchildren, Michael and Tyane Presley, Tammy and Buster Cook, Ken and Cathy Presley, Warren Carter and Dana Holder, Chad and Sabrina Patrick, Melanie and Billy Shirah, Jim Doug Holder, Jeb Holder, Meghan Holder; 14 great-grandchildren; niece, Gail Berry; nephews, Wayne and Ronnie Hale.
Services were held May 9 at New Hope United Methodist Church, with Rev. Kenny Ott and Rev. Ed Judy officiating. Interment New Hope United Methodist Church cemetery. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Josie Clyde Sealock
Josie Clyde Sealock, age 89, of McDonough, Georgia died May 7, 2006. Mrs. Sealock was born in Walton County, the daughter of the late Clyde Cassell and Era Pauline Williams Breedlove. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marlin Spencer Sealock; and son, Tony M. Sealock.
She is survived by her son, Bobby J. (Martha) Sealock of McDonough; daughter, Phyllis M. (Dennis) Butler of Locust Grove; sister, Margaret Dame of Atlanta; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held May 9 in the chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors. Interment Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Shirley Berry Suttles
Shirley Berry Suttles, age 64, of McDonough, Georgia died April 23, 2006. Mrs. Suttles was born on February 23, 1942 in Fulton County, the daughter of the late Nita Colley and Zack Berry. She was a seamstress known for making beautiful pageant dresses. She enjoyed her family and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Bunny Stell; brothers, Bill Berry and Norman Berry.
She is survived by her husband, Joe Suttles of McDonough; son and daughter-in-law, Eddie and Jennifer Suttles of Lawrenceville; grandchildren, Rachael and Nicolas Suttles of Lawrenceville; foster child, Duke Youngblood and wife, Vanessa of Pike County; sister, Regina Mecellie of Bonita Springs, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held April 26 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with Rev. Mack Riley officiating. Interment Sherwood Memorial Park. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Dorothy Louise Wilkerson Bailey
Dorothy Louise Wilkerson Bailey, age 87, of McDonough, Georgia died April 24, 2006. Mrs. Bailey was born in Henry County on August 26, 1918, the daughter of the late Katie L. Tolleson and Roy E. Wilkerson. She retired as an accounting clerk, and was a member of Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church where she was loyal and served in many areas of the church. She was proud to say she was a member of the grandmother club since she was a devoted grandmother to her family and to many other families. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Newman Bailey.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Harriet and Lee Moore of McDonough; grandsons, Troy Baker and wife Angel of Decatur, Tony Baker and Susan Few of Covington, Trent Baker of McDonough, Robbie Moore and wife Sharon Moore of Jonesboro; great-grandchildren, Brett Baker of Decatur, Becca, Beth and Baileigh Moore of Jonesboro; siblings, Helen Cowart and Myrt Childs, both of Decatur, Betty Jean (Becky) and Bob Sadler of Salem, Virginia; sisters-in-law, Beth Wilkerson of Duluth and June Marlow of McDonough; several nieces and nephews.
Services were held April 27 at Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, with Rev. Paul Leslie, Rev. Jack Ballard and Rev. Mark Outlaw officiating. Interment Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough in charge of arrangements.
Angela “Angie” Bryson, age 43, of Rex, Georgia died April 24, 2006.
She is survived by her daughter, Alicia Coulter and husband Jonathan of Rex; son, Michael Lynch and wife Kristian of Rex; son, Tommy Bryson III and fiancé Samantha; brother, Daniel Schmitt and wife Julie of Griffin; five grandchildren; parents, Augusta and Harold Roberts.
Services were held April 29 at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home Fairview Chapel, with Pastor Mark Biddy officiating. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Grady Cochran, age 88, of Stockbridge, Georgia died April 25, 2006. Mr. Cochran was born in Atlanta, the son of the late Hoyt Grady and Ethel Lindsey Cochran. He was a family man who enjoyed being with his children and grandchildren. He loved to have fun dancing, exercising, and chatting with friends. He will be remembered as a person who had a positive outlook on life. He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Adams Cochran; and daughter, Doris C. Bray.
He is survived by his children, Patricia C. and husband Edwin King of Murphy, North Carolina, Stella C. and husband Dave Coggins of Ellijay, Betty C. and husband Stanley Grantham of McDonough, Loreen and husband Danny Barela of Stockbridge, Grady Raymond and wife Janice Cochran of Ellenwood; nine grandchildren;. nine great-grandchildren; and brother, Donald Eugene Cochran of Virginia.
Services were held April 28 in the chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, with Rev. Andrew Ragan officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
John M. Taylor IV
John M. Taylor IV, age 47, of McDonough, Georgia died April 25, 2006. Mr. Taylor was born in Kingsport, Tennessee. He worked for over 20 years with the FAA as an Electrical Engineer. His hobbies included woodworking and coin collecting. He was a member of the Georgia Association of Woodturners and the American Association of Woodturners. He was a Civil War buff and loved to travel to historical sites and battlefields. An avid reader, he particularly enjoyed woodworking, crafts and historical periodicals. He was famous for having at least one of every tool known to man. John's best buddy was his dog, Thor. He was preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Lee Seaton Taylor.
He is survived by his wife, Alison Taylor of McDonough; father and stepmother, John M. and Dawn Taylor III of Watauga, Tennessee; stepmother, Polly Taylor of Jonesborough, Tennessee; brother, Frank Seaton Taylor of Cleveland, Tennessee; sisters, Carolyn Elkins of Roswell, Mary Beth Dantzler of Fort Carson, Colorado, and Kelly Ann Coe of Canton, North Carolina; one niece and four nephews.
Services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 29, 2006 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Rev. Russ Taylor officiating. Interment will follow at Calhoun Memory Gardens 4:00 pm, Calhoun, Tennessee. Those desiring memorials may contribute in memoriam to the American Diabetes Association. An on-line guest registry is available at www.cannon-cleveland.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.
Jack E. Hatfield
Jack E. Hatfield, age 58, of McDonough, Georgia died April 26, 2006. Mr. Hatfield was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the son of the late Jack Edward and Frances Henry Hatfield, Sr. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad and was currently employed as an independent commercial real estate agent with Apple Realty and was a member of the Jonesboro First Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed life to the fullest and danced to his own music. But most important to him was his family.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Gail Hatfield; daughters, Karen Liles Hatfield, Denise Aviles Hatfield; grandchildren, Christopher Liles, Whitney Liles, Aaron Aviles, Autumn Aviles, and Paille Jewell Aviles, all of McDonough; mother and father-in-law, Jewell and George Davis of Chattanooga, Tennessee; and sister-in-law, Wanda Guinn of Bridgeport, Alabama.
Services were held May 1 in the chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, with Rev. Hank Melton officiating. Interment Eastlawn Memorial Park. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Eva Jane Butler Hunt
Eva Jane Butler Hunt, age 73, of McDonough, Georgia died April 28, 2006. Mrs. Hunt was born July 20, 1932 in Jackson County, the daughter of the late Elsie Adams and Joseph Butler. She was a member of Turner United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Nathan Hunt of McDonough; daughter and son-in-law, Rachel and Daniel Cooper of Cleveland; grandchildren, Diane and Anthony Smith, Terri and Scott Cowart, Darlene and Greg Kinsey; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held April 30 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Interment Camp Memorial Park. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mary Louise Adamson
Mary Louise Adamson, age 81, of Youngstown, Florida died April 12, 2006. Mrs. Adamson was born and raised in Stockbridge, Georgia, the daughter of the late Richard Roy and Ruby Rose Hinton Askew. Mary or “Maw-Maw” (like her many grandkids called her) was a longtime member of the Stockbridge Presbyterian Church, where she was part of the Gold Rush Gang and a member of the choir. She will be remembered for her wonderful outlook on life and her loving spirit. Her great personality and sense of humor touched the lives of so many. She will be missed. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Hilyer D. Adamson.
She is survived by her daughter, Gail Mountain; son, Richard and wife Charlotte Burrous; grandchildren, Saree Louise, Ronnie, Ryan and wife Heather, Austin, Matthew; great-grandchildren Mikell and Lilly Burrous, preceded in death by Great Granddaughter, Dianna N. Burrous; son, Ron and wife Kathy Adamson and grandchildren, Sarah and Zachary Adamson. She was preceded in death by Son, Charles Adamson and is survived by his children, Chance and wife Marcie Adamson, and great-grandchildren, Brittany and Briana Adamson Tiffany and husband Jeff Martin and great grandson, Taylor Martin; her sister, Jewell and husband Dick Bonnell.
Services were held April 15 in the chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, with Rev. Steve Murell officiating. Interment Stockbridge City Cemetery. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.