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Mr. Larry W. Johnston
Mr. Larry W. Johnson, 54, of Newnan died Sunday, May 25, 2003 in Newnan.

Mr. Johnston was born Aug. 30, 1948 in Newnan. His father, Charles W. Johnston, preceded him in death.

Mr. Johnston was retired as a correctional officer from the Coweta County Correctional Institution.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 28, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Powers and the Rev. Jerry Lassetter officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Johnston of Newnan; mother and stepfather, Manor Lou and Cecil Chappell of Newnan; daughter, Melissa Brook Johnston of Newnan; son and daughter-in-law, Matthew and Ashley R. Johnston of Newnan; brother, Charles Johnston of Albany; and grandchildren, Laura Johnston, Gavin Johnston, both of Newnan.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Fund.

McKoon Funeral Home.

Mr. Tony Manuel Brown
Mr. Tony Manuel Brown, 40, of Newnan, died Friday, May 23, 2003.

Mr. Brown was born June 28, 1962, to Glen and the late Willie Mae Brown. He was one of 11 children, and was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Allen Brown, and sister Linda Strozier.

Mr. Brown joined the Burns Chapel United Methodist Church at an early age, and was a 1981 graduate of Newnan High School.

A funeral will be held Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at 2 p.m. at Burns Chapel Untied Methodist Church. The Rev. Gregory Williams and other ministers will officiate. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers, and burial will be in the Powell Chapel United Methodist Church cemetery.

Surviving are his step mother, Grace Brown; daughter Quintetta Robinson; sisters and brothers-in-law Patsy and Kerin Brown of Newnan, Margaret and Jeffery Davis, and Jennifer and Melvin Drake of Atlanta; brothers and sisters-in-law Stanford Brown of Knoxville, Tenn., Larry and Patricia Brown and Daryl Brown of Roanoke, Ala., Ricky Truitt of Newnan and Randy Brown of LaGrange; great aunt Myrtice Arnold of Newnan; aunts Margaret Trimble of Carrollton and Evonne and Joseph Rosser of Whitesburg; uncles Tommy Robert Carlyle of Newnan, Jerome and Steven Brown of Atlanta and Jessie Brown of Franklin; special cousins Mrs. Wanda (Willie) Lewis, Mrs. Vivian (Johnny) Sutton, and Mr. and Mrs. Christopher (Helen) Carlyle; special niece Ashley Woods; special friend Ms. Ada Ruth Martin; and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home.

Mr. Carlton Harris Mitchell
A funeral service for Mr. Carlton Harris Mitchell, of Newnan, will be held Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home. Rev. Felton James will officiate, assisted by Pastor David Rosser. Interment will be at Eastview Cemetery. Pall Bearers will include family and friends.

Carton Harris Mitchell was born to the late Rev. and Mrs. Sam Mitchell on April 28, 1952, in Newnan. He was a member of The Newnan Church Of God In Christ, Inc. He was educated at Ruth Hill Elementary School and Central High School. He also obtained a Mechanical Certificate in Heavy Duty Mechanics in The Job Corps at Breckinridge, KY.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Prince White; a brother, Joe Louis Mitchell; three sisters, Annie Rose Watkins, Annie Ruth Hines and Janice Patricia Mitchell; and a nephew, Bruce Mitchell Rosser.

He is survived by one son, Casey Mitchell; three sisters, Mattie L. Rosser of LaGrange, Ruby Mitchell of Newnan and Ethel L. (Michael) Askew or New Braunfels, TX; four brothers, James Mitchell, Leon (Irene) Mitchell of Newnan, David Mitchell and Willie Mitchell of Atlanta; sixteen nieces and nephews; twenty four grand nieces and nephews; one loving aunt, Mrs. Lula Bell Mitchell; many cousins and friends.

Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home.

Mrs. Elaine Reese
Mrs. Elaine Reese, 37, of Hogansville, formerly of Newnan, Ga., died in Hogansville, Ga., May 20, 2003, from injuries resulting from an automobile accident.

Mrs. Reese was born to Harry and Christine Loner in 1965 in Austell, Ga. and grew up and lived most of her life in Senoia, Ga. Mrs. Reese was a member of and attended Tri County Baptist Church in Hogansville. Mrs. Reese was a wonderful mother, grandmother and wife who loved helping others. Even though she was battling cancer at the time of her accident, she devoted her life to her family.

Mrs. Reese is survived by her husband, Dean Reese of Hogansville; father, Harry Loner; sons, Tim, Anthony and Joey Reese, all of Hogansville; daughter, Samantha Reese of Hogansville; brothers, Herbert Loner and Alvin Lee, both of Marietta; sisters, Gail Spradlin of Luthersville, Susie Gable of Grantville, Donna Gable of Atlanta; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 24 at Jones Funeral Home with the funeral service to immediately follow at 1 p.m. in the Jones chapel with Rev. Ron Whitlock officiating. Burial will be in Whitesburg City Cemetery in Whitesburg, Ga.

Jones Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Gerald Hugh Whitacre Sr.
Mr. Gerald Hugh Whitacre Sr., 57, of Newnan, Ga., died at home May 22, 2003.

Mr. Whitacre was a fiercely honest person who was loyal to his family and friends. However, if you asked his opinion you were going to get his real opinion, even if you didn't like it. He was a men of his word who expected others to keep their word. A highly intelligent man, who knew a lot about a lot of things, his comment was, "I may not know everything, but I know a lot about most things." Mr. Whitacre was a graduate of Cincinnati Technical College and had been employed by Eastern Airlines as an aircraft mechanic.

Mr. Whitacre is surived by his wife Sandra Kathleen Whitacre; son, Gerald Hugh Whitacre Jr.; daughters, Jillion Symanowicz Jeanette Crutchfield; sister, Sharon Johnson; four grandchildren; several aunts and uncles and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, May 25 in the chapel of Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Shannon officiating.

Jones Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. James William Bass Jr.
Mr. James William Bass Jr., 60, of Newnan, Ga., died Tuesday, May 20, 2003 at Newnan Hospital West after an extended illness. Mr. Bass was born in 1942 to James and Vassie Bass in Newnan where he grew up, attended schools, and spent all of his life except for a tour of duty in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Mr. Bass was a Recon Rifleman during the Vietnam era and earned the designation of Sharpshooter. He worked for the Carroll County Public Works Department, was an active member of the Georgia State Defense Force, a volunteer at the McIntosh Indian Reservation in Whitesburg and a member of the First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Newnan. H will be remembered as a loving and kind husband, father and grandfather, who was always helping others.

Mr. Bass is survived by his wife of 39 years, Mrs. Joan Marie Bass; parents, Vassie and Thomas Slayton; a son, James W. BAss III, three daughters, Tammy Lynn Jackson, Angela Darlene Bass and Lisa May Newton; two sisters, Linda Moat and Judy Stroud; five grandchildren and one great grandchild, several nieces and nephews and many friends.

The family will receive friends at Jones Funeral Home 5-8 p.m. Thursday, May 22. A funeral will be at Jones Funeral Home chapel at 11 a.m. Friday, May 23. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park with full military honors.

Jones Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Ms. Gloria Louise Lassetter
Ms. Gloria Louise Lassetter, 50, of Luthersville, Ga., died May 21, 2003 in Newnan, Ga.

A funeral will be at McKoon Funeral Home chapel Friday, May 23 at 2 p.m. The Rev. Bobby Carpenter will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Newnan.

The family was receiving friends at McKoon Funeral Home Thursday, May 22 from 6-8 p.m.

She was born in Luthersville, Ga. June 6, 1952 to Leonard N. Lassetter and Pearl Smith Lassetter.

Surviving are brother, Tommy Lassetter of Newnan; three nephews, one niece, four great nephews and one great niece; aunts, uncles and cousins.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Bette W. Taylor
Mrs. Bette W. Taylor, 92, of Newnan, Ga., died May 20, 2003 at Beaulieu Convalescent Center.

A homemaker, Mrs. Taylor was born Dec. 5, 1910 in Columbia, S.C. She was preceded in death by her husband, Maxwell G. Taylor Jr. in 1985.

Surviving are daughter, Betsy Dodds of Peachtree City; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, nieces.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Roy Dunn
A funeral for Mr. Roy Dunn of Newnan will be Friday, May 23, 2003 at 1 p.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church, 87 Pinson Street in Newnan.

The Rev. W. J. Johnson officiating, assisted by other ministers. Burial will be in Eastview Cemetery. Pallbearers are Curtis Coverson, Osborne Crooms, Raymond Harris, Charles Coverson, Bernard Hill, Jeffery Reeves and Henry Hill.

Mr. Dunn was the son of the late Robert Dunn and Armie Lee Ellison Dunn. He was born July 1, 1938 in Meriwether County.

He died May 17, 2003 at West Georgia Heath System in LaGrange, Ga.

A brother, John Ellison, preceded him in death.

Surviving are his wife, Nancy Dunn of Newnan; son and daughter-in-law, Willie (Jackie) Dunn of Luthersville; daughters, Sharon Dunn of Senoia and Terri Dunn of Newnan; six grandchildren; sister, Bernie Dunn Applin of Springfield, OH; brother, Sammie Dunn of Springfield, OH; sisters-in-law, Sarah Truitt of Newnan and Martha Dunlap of Decatur, Ga.; brothers-in-law, Charles Mullin of Pine Mountain, Ga. and Robert Dunlap of Decatur; special cousin, Julia Ellison of Durrand, Ga.; special nephew, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Hill of Senoia; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.

Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. John R. Hall
Mr. John R. Hall of Jackson, Ga., died May 20, 2003.

Surviving are his daughter, Shannon Marie Hall; father, Ward Hall, Alabama; mother and step-father, Annette and William Cotter, Pine Lake, Ga.; brother, Chauncey Ward HallIII, Marietta, Ga.; sister, Heidi Hall, Austin, TX.

An informal memorial service will be Thursday, May 22 at 4 p.m. at his residence 790 Island Shals Road, Jackson, Ga.

The family requests no flowers.

Wages and Sons Funeral Home, Stone Mountain, Ga.

Mr. Gregory B McCammack
Mr. Gregory B McCammack, 54, of Newnan, Ga., died May 19, 2003 in Newnan.

A funeral will be at Peachtree City Church of God Thursday, May 22 at 11 a.m. Rev. Allan Mathura will officiate. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City, Ga.

The family was receiving friends at McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan Wednesday, May 21 from 5-8 p.m.

Mr. McCammack was born in Martinsville, IN, Sept. 1, 1948 to Myron McCammack and the former Marylee Aker, now both of Coatesville, IN.

Surviving in addition to his parents are his wife, Brenda (Cruz) McCammack; daughter, Gabrielle A. McCammack of Newnan, Ga.; brother, David and Janice McCammack of Cloverdale, IN; niece and nephew.

The family requests that flowers be omitted and contributions made to the Peachtree City Church of God Building Fund, 3935 Hwy. 34 E., Sharpsburg, Ga. 30277.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Gregory B. McCammack
Mr. Gregory B. McCammack, 54, of Newnan, Ga., died May 19, 2003 in Newnan.

A funeral will be at Peachtree City Church of God Thursday, May 22 at 11 a.m. Rev. Allan Mathura will officiate. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City, Ga.

The family will receive friends at McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan Wednesday, May 21 from 5-8 p.m.

Mr. McCammack was born in Putnam County, Ga., Sept. 1, 1948 to Myron McCammack and the former Marylee Aker, now both of Coatesville, IN.

Surviving in addition to his parents are his wife, Brenda (Cruz) McCammack; daughter, Gabrielle A. McCammack of Newnan, Ga.; brother, David and Janice McCammack of Cloverdale, IN; nieces and nephews.

The family requests that flowers be omitted and contributions made to the Peachtree City Church of God Building Fund, 3935 Hwy. 34 E., Sharpsburg, Ga. 30277.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Opal Sarah (Warr) Carden
Mrs. Opal Sarah (Warr) Carden, 89, of Sharpsburg, Ga., died Monday, May 19, 2003 at Beaulieu Convalescent Center in Newnan, Ga.

Surviving are daughter, Mary (Carden) Cox of Sharpsburg, Ga.; three sons, Ralph Carden of Luthersville, Ga., John R. Carden of Snellville, Ga. and Jack T. Carden of Ocalla, Fla.; brother, Eugene Warr of College Park, Ga.; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 20 at McKoon Funeral Home.

A funeral will be at McKoon Funeral Home 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 21 with the Rev. Lynn Holleman and Rev. Ron Whitlock officiating. Burial will be in College Park Cemetery in College Park, Ga.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Margaret Fargason Askew
Mrs. Margaret Fargason Askew, 93, of Newnan, Ga. widow of Walter Warren Askew, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, in Macon, following a brief illness.

Mrs. Askew was born in Henry County, Ga. to the late Charles Campbell and Maude Jinks Fargason. She graduated from G.S.C.W. (now Georgia College and State University) with a degree in vocational home economics in 1933. On July 9, 1934, she came to Coweta County as a home demonstration agent (later called extension home economist). She served until Oct. 31, 1969, and received many awards for her accomplishments, including the Georgia Home Economics Association Silver Circle Award, Certificate of Distinguished Service from the Georgia and National Home Demonstration Agents Association, 25- and 35-year pins from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and a diamond pin from the Coweta County Board of Education.

Since 1969, the Margaret F. Askew Award has been given annually to the most outstanding Junior 4-H girl and boy in Coweta County.

Mrs. Askew wrote a history of Cooperative Extension work in Coweta County for "A History of Coweta County, Georgia," published by the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society in 1988. She became a member of the Alpha Beta Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, a national honorary extension society, in 1944.

Mrs. Askew was an active member of Newnan First United Methodist Church, the Veatch-Nixon Fellowship Class (which she helped to organize) and the Pilot Club. She was known for baking cheese straws and cakes that she enjoyed giving to family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Warren Askew, and her brother, David J. Fargason.

Memorial services will be held Tuesday, May 20, 2003. A service will be held at 11 a.m. at Newnan First United Methodist Church and at 2 p.m. at Wesley Woods of Newnan-Peachtree City. The Revs. Gary Parrish and Terry Thompkins will officiate.

A private family burial service will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery.

The family was receiving friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 19. Memorial contributions may be made to Newnan First United Methodist Church, Wesley Woods of Newnan-Peachtree City, or a charity of the donor's choice. Flowers will also be accepted.

Surviving are her sister, Anne F. Gardner, and her husband Robert of Macon; sister-in-law Sally Fargason of Macon; nieces and nephews Peggie and Richard Epps of Gray, Charles and Gail Fargason of Duluth, Susan and Frank Broome of Macon, David and Judy Gardner of Oakland, Calif., and Betty and Donnie Brooks of Gordon; four great nieces and four great nephews, some of whom knew her as GrandMargaret; and many students and friends, by whom she was affectionately called Miss Margaret.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Leroy Dunn Jr.
Mr. Leroy Dunn Jr., 64, of Hill Street, Newnan, Ga., died May 17, 2003 at West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange.

A funeral is 1 p.m. Saturday, May 24 at Zion Hill Baptist Church, 87 Pinson Street, Newnan, GA.

Surviving are his wife, Nancy Dunn of Newnan; son, Willie Dunn of Luthersville, Ga. and daughter-in-law Jackie Dunn of Luthersville; daughters, Sharon Dunn of Senoia and Terri Dunn of Newnan, six grandchildren; sister, Bernice Dunn Applin of Springfield, Ohio; brother, Sammi Dunn of Springfield, Ohio; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends; special niece, Ethel Hooks; special cousin, Julia Ellison.

He was born July 1, 1938 to the late Armie Lee Ellison Dunn and the late Robert Dunn. He was a retired truck driver and member of Zion Hill Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brother John Ellison.

Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Christine "Tina" Jacobs
Mrs. Christine "Tina" Jacobs, 60, of Newnan, died Sunday, May 18, 2003 at Atlanta Medical Center after an extended illness.

Mrs. Jacobs, a lifelong Newnan resident, spent most of her time caring for and raising her family. She loved reading and sewing and will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother.

Mrs. Jacobs is survived by her mother, Mrs. Mildred Bishop of Newnan; four sons, Danny Lee Hannah, Robert Wayne Hannah, Timothy Lee Hannah, and George Albert Jacobs III, all of Newnan; two brothers, Albert Calhoun of Kansas City, Missouri and Jeffrey Calhoun of Newnan; two sisters, Brenda Louise Byrom of Senoia and Betty Mae Rowe of Newnan; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and many friends.

The family will receive visitors at Jones Funeral Home 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 20. A funeral will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 21 at Jones Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Calhoun officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Senoia.

Jones Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Evelyn Strozier
Mrs. Evelyn Strozier died May 5, 2003.

Mrs. Strozier was born Nov. 2, 1910 in Birmingham, AL.

In her early childhood she had a classmate named Henry H. Strozier. The two grew up, marred different spouses and each had a child. Later in life they both lost their spouses. As fate frequently does, Evelyn and Henry discovered they were neighbors and they married.

Mrs. Strozier graduated from Georgia Women's College in Milledgeville in 1931. She then got her MA at Emory University in Atlanta. She taught many years in Atlanta and became Principal of Guy Webb School.

During WWII Mrs. Strozier served with the American Red Cross in Germany. Henry Strozier was a retired career Naval officer and a graduate in electrical engineering. He was also a pilot and flew his own plane, and Mrs. Strozier flew with him. They also made many trips abroad.

Evelyn and Henry moved to Naples, FL, and purchased a home on Naples Bay. They both had rowing shells and could be seen rowing in the early morning hours on the bay.

Surviving are her husband, Henry H. Strozier; her daughter, Virginia Bloodworth and her husband, David; granddaughter, Elizabeth, all of Nashville, TN; and brother, Robert Jones of Nashville, TN; step-son, Robert E. Strozier and his wife, Mary; step-grandson, Robert Strozier, all of Woodstock, GA.

A sister, Ruth Price, who had lived in St. Simons Island, Ga., preceded Mrs. Strozier in death.

A memorial service was May 9 with Rev. Dr. James J. Kirk at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples, FL.

Donations may be made to Hospice of Naples, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105.

Hodges Funeral Chapel, Naples, FL.

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