Hugh Charlton Ozburn
Hugh Charlton “Chuck” Ozburn, age 64, of Locust Grove, Georgia died Wednesday, August 24, 2005. He was born November 18, 1940 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Radus and Maurine Parrott Ozburn. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force and worked for Watkins Service Company.
He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Beverly Ozburn of Locust Grove; children, Troy Ozburn and Christine Olson of Everett, Washington, Jack Leatherwood; stepmother, Ruth Ozburn of Stone Mountain.
Services were held Saturday, August 27 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with Rev. Trenton Swanson officiating. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Jeanne Everett Saxon
Jeanne Everett Saxon, age 52, of McDonough, Georgia died Thursday, August 25, 2005. Mrs. Saxon was born Sunday, February 15, 1953 in Fulton County, the daughter of the late Joseph Lamar Everett. She worked for Atlanta Southeast Airlines.
She is survived by her husband of 28 years, Richard Saxon of McDonough; son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Andrea Saxon of McDonough; daughter and son-in-law, Kristi and Casey Wrye of Jackson; grandchildren, Hannah Saxon and Landon Wrye; mother, Betty Dial of Stockbridge; brother and sister-in-law, Bobby and Bambi Everett of Sugar Hill; sister, Debbie Everett of Alpharetta.
Services were held Saturday, August 27 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with Rev. Jay Hodges officiating. Interment Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to Vitas Hospice, 5411 Northland Drive, Atlanta Georgia, 30342 in memory of Mrs. Saxon. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Sarah Nicole Edwards
Sarah Nicole Edwards, age 16 of Locust Grove, Georgia died Friday, August 26, 2005. Sarah was born Wednesday, May 31, 1989 in Fulton County, the daughter of Regina Calhoun Earles and Steve Edwards. She was a junior at Luella High School, where she was an honor student. She was Captain of the Varsity Football Competition Squad, a Varsity Soccer player, and a member of the Cross-Trainers. She was enrolled in a teaching internship at Locust Grove Elementary School, and was also a member of Locust Grove First Baptist Church.
She is survived by her mother and father, Regina and Mike Earles of Locust Grove; father, Steve Edwards of Carrollton; sisters, Katie and Morgan Edwards of Locust Grove; Pawpaw, Billy Calhoun of West Point; great-grandmother, Nora Tucker of Columbus; aunts and uncles, Rodney and Chris Calhoun of West Point, Rhonda and Terry Harmon of Locust Grove, Richard and Margaret Calhoun of Stockbridge; cousins, Brook, Lanora, Tyler, Zachery, and Austin; great-cousin, Joshua; boyfriend, Jeff Mitchell; and best friend, Jessica White; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services were held Monday, August 29 in the Locust Grove First Baptist Church Gymnasium, with Rev. Ken Heath officiating. Interment Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Ethel Geraldine Timbs Davis
Ethel Geraldine Timbs Davis, age 80, of McDonough, Georgia died Friday, August 26, 2005. Mrs. Davis was born Wednesday, October 22, 1924 in Manchester, the daughter of the late Ethel Elizabeth O’Shields and William Edgar Timbs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Davis in 1992; son, Robert Gerald Davis in 1989; and granddaughter, Christina Davis in 1995.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dianne and Wayne Gilleland of McDonough; granddaughters, Vickie Summers of North Carolina and Stephanie Lanier of Stockbridge; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Services were held Tuesday, August 30 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with Pastor Bobby Simmons officiating. Interment College Park Cemetery. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Dr. Scot Irwin
Dr. Scot Irwin, age 56, of McDonough, Georgia died Saturday, August 27, 2005. For the past five years, Dr. Irwin has been an Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at North Georgia College and State University. Prior to that, he was an Associate Professor and Vice-Chairman of the Department Physical Therapy and Biokinesiology at the University of Southern California. He taught over 200 continuing education courses all over the world and had been the chief executive officer of three different physical therapy practices. He was passionate about educating our youth and dedicated his career to his students. He had an infectious smile that added warmth to others lives, and an uncanny knack for making people laugh with him and at him. He will be sorely missed, but will never be forgotten. He loved and was loved by many family and friends.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Stacey; son and wife, Josh and Marisa and their daughter Elizabella; son and wife, Jacob and Kerri and their son Jackson; sister Verene and her children Chantal, Alisandra and Laurent; and brother and wife, Kent and Melanie and their daughter, Stevie.
Services were held Wednesday, August 31 in the chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations to the Physical Therapy Foundation of the American Physical Therapy Association. Donations should be mailed to 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314-1488 or call 800-875-1378 or online at http://www.apta.org Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
James A. Clay, Sr.
James A. Clay, Sr., age 74, of Stockbridge, Georgia died Monday, August 29, 2005. Mr. Clay was born in Atlanta, the son of R.A. and Thelma Louise Carnes Clay, Sr. He graduated from the Riverside Military Academy, then entered the service and retired from the U.S. Army as an SFC after 20 years of service. He went to work as a truck driver and retired from the Teamsters Union. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He will be remembered for the care that he gave to his wife and family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Clay.
He is survived by his daughters, Tammy Sanchez of Stockbridge, Gina Conley of McDonough; sons, James A. Clay, Jr. of Warner Robins, Mark A. Clay of Georgia, Thomas M. Clay of Stockbridge; sister, Bonnie C. Bowen of Elizabeth, Kentucky; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Services were held Wednesday, August 31 in the chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, with Dr. Hart Pearson officiating. Interment Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Robert D. Morrison
Robert D. (Red) Morrison, age 81, of Stockbridge, Georgia died Monday, August 29, 2005. Mr. Morrison retired from the Lakewood General Motors Assembly plant.
He is survived by his companion, Carolyn B. Lord of Stockbridge; adopted family, Wanda and Dell McAuliffe, Gary M. and Sherry D. Brooks, Sr., Sharon and Glenn Dukes, Luke and Kay Phillips, II; numerous adopted grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several cousins; nieces, Gayle Richards, and Edith Haynes.
Services were held Thursday, September 1 in the chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, with Rev. Edward Luther Phillips, II officiating. Interment Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery in Paulding County. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Margaret Lucille Richardson
Margaret Lucille Richardson, age 96, of Stockbridge, Georgia died Monday, August 29, 2005. Ms. Richardson was born in Ellenwood the daughter of the late John and Julia Henderson Turpin. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who thoroughly enjoyed being with her family. She was the oldest member of Union United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School for over 50 years and played the piano. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women and past President. Some of her favorite enjoyments were reading, shopping, going out to lunch with family and friends and most of all entertaining on the front porch. She was not only cherished by family but was loved by a host of friends. She has been quoted as saying "the greatest wisdom she has gained is that God has always been good to her" for which she was thankful. She was preceded in death by a son, Billy Richardson.
She is survived by her children, Ellen (Richard) Cox of Locust Grove, Dewey (Ila) Richardson of Rutledge, Jean (Sam) Dorcheus of Spring Hill, Florida, Peggy (Gene) Minter of McDonough, Judy Powell of Stockbridge; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Thursday, September 1 at Union United Methodist Church, with Rev. Jimmy Hood and Rev. Terry Richardson officiating. Interment Union United Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Union United Methodist Church, 600 Hwy 138, Stockbridge, Georgia, 30281. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Frances Rebecca Rutledge Hay
Frances Rebecca Rutledge Hay, age 70, of Hampton, Georgia died Thursday, September 1, 2005. Mrs. Hay was born Monday, May 13, 1935 in Henry County, the daughter of the late Bessie Mae Walden and Joseph Wayman Rutledge. She was a member of McDonough Assembly of God. She enjoyed fishing, cooking and gardening. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Floyd Hay in 2005.
She is survived by her children, Karen Mae Kilgore of Hampton, Deborah Marie Speer of Newnan, Sharon Elaine Turner of Meriwether, Mark Hay of Florida, Vickie Wilson of South Carolina, and Rodney Hay of Macon; sister, Miriam Holder of Monroe; brothers, Wayman Rutledge of Hampton, James Rutledge of Barnesville, Joseph Rutledge of Jonesboro and David Rutledge of Stockbridge; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Services were held Sunday, September 4 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with Rev. Robert Presley officiating. Interment Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Christine Nelson, age 82, of Stockbridge, Georgia died Friday, September 2, 2005. Ms. Nelson was born in Stockbridge, the daughter of the late James Leotis and Etta Lee Pair Adamson. She always wanted to help others; even in death her desire was for her body to be donated to Emory University. She was known for her work with the Lions Club, collecting over 5000 pairs of glasses. She distributed food, provided transportation and every Sunday delivered flowers to the elderly and the shut-ins. She loved to travel and had driven to every state except Hawaii. She was the secretary for 25 years of the Happy Hour Club, a member of the Jolly Sixties at Liberty Baptist Church, and taught the 5 and 6 year old children at the First Baptist Church of Stock-bridge where she has been a member since 1949.
She is survived by her son, Raford Chambers of Stock-bridge; grandchildren, Ben Chambers, Brian Chambers, Bartow Chambers, and Lynn Evans; great-grandchildren, Char-lie Evans and Marie Evans, all of Stockbridge; sisters-in-law, Elsie Mae Adamson of Stockbridge, and Phyllis Chambers of Jefferson.
Services were held Monday, September 5 in the chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, with Rev. Steve Murell officiating. Interment Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers and food, the family requests that you make donations to your favorite charity. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.