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Date: Friday, 13 April 2012, at 9:37 a.m.

Mrs. Rachel F. Kelley
Mrs. Rachel F. Kelley of Senoia, Ga. died April 4, 2004 at Piedmont Hospital. Mrs. Kelley was born April 17, 1923 in Haralson to John Henry and Clara Belle (Bunn) Feltman, both now deceased. She was a textile worker at Southern Mills in Senoia. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Peggy J. Pollard, who died March 25, 2004. Her husband, William R. Kelley, also preceded her in death. Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 6, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with remains placed in state at 2 p.m. Officiating will be Rev. Dennis Fowler and Rev. Ken Swaggart. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Monday, 6-8 p.m. at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan. Surviving are son, William Riley Kelley Jr. of Senoia; daughters and sons-in-law, Willene and James Bullock of Griffin, Dorothy and James Byrom of Luthersville, Linda G. Kelley of Senoia, Cathy and Steve Harris of Grantville; 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Mr. Fred "Bobby" Reeves, Jr.
Mr. Fred Reeves, Jr. "Bobby" passed on Friday, April 2, 2004.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2004 at 1 p.m. from the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Corinth, with remains placed in state at noon. The Rev. Johnny Strickland, pastor officiating. Interment in the Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery, Greenville, Ga.

Fred Bobby Reeves, Jr. was born on May 16, 1945 in Meriwether County, Ga., to the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred and Julia Reeves. He joined Fellowship Baptist Church in Greenville at an early age. He was united in holy matrimony to Ruthie Mae Dallas on Nov. 6, 1976 and one child was born Charlotte Reeves (LaLa).

Bobby was employed by Ansco Association Incorporated in Lithia Springs, Ga.

Survivors include daughter, Charlotte Reeves (LaLa), grandchildren Kala B. Reeves, DeAntoni Heard; sisters Shirley Wood (Hugh), Ruby Nell Reeves, Linda Hamilton (Perry), Lilly Mae Reeves; brother James Edward Reeves; uncle Robert Stephens; aunt Evelyn Reeves; special friend Frances Langford; and a host of other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. On the day of the service the cortege will assemble at 352 Welcome-Arnco Road at 12 noon. Final arrangements entrusted to Sellers-Smith Funeral Home, Inc.

Mrs. Ann Snead Poulson
Mrs. Ann Snead Poulson, a resident of Newnan for 18 years, died Friday, April 2, 2004.

A native of Atlanta, Mrs. Poulson was raised in Miami Springs, Fla. She was a charter member of Miami Springs Baptist Church and had the distinction of being the first member baptized. She graduated from Miami Edison High School, where she was a Red Raiders Marching Cadet.

Funeral services for Mrs. Poulson will be Tuesday, April 6, at 11 a.m. at the graveside in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Donald Helms will officiate. Visitation will be at McKoon Funeral Home on Monday, between 6 and 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Poulson's memory to The American Cancer Society, 135 Bradford Square, Ste. B, Fayetteville, Ga. 30215.

Survivors include her loving and dedicated husband of 47 years, Bobby H. Poulson; and children, Cheryl Ball of Bradford, Ontario, Canada, Russell G. Poulson of Laurens, S.C. and Laura Poulson of Peachtree City. She will be missed by her loving grandchildren and one sister, Frances Blackwelder of Miami Springs, Fla., as well as her adoring pets.

McKoon Funeral Home.

Mrs. Paula Elise Cheek
Mrs. Paula Elise Cheek of Senoia, Ga., died at home after a long battle with breast cancer Friday, April 2, 2004.

She is survived by husband George and daughters Laura Lovell of Jonesboro, Ga., Melanie Cain of Orlando, Fla., Suzanne Schultz of Newnan, Ga., and Mary Catherine Biezeff of Apox, North Carolina; five beloved grandchildren, Charlie and Richard Lovell, Elise Schultz and Patrick and Samuel Bizeff. She is also survived by her father and mother, Paul and Elise Keel of LaGrange, Ga.; sister, Barbara Lipe of Douglasville, Ga.; and brother George Baine Keel of LaGrange.

Paula was a talented educator, having spent 15 years as a kindergarten teacher at Kirkpatrick Elementary School in Clayton County and three years as a second grade teacher at Peeples Elementary School in Fayette County. She was named teacher of the year for Kirkpatrick in 1994.

As the heart and soul of her family, she will be mourned. As a light to so many, she will live on. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

Visitation will be held at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville, Ga. from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, April 4, 2004. Funeral mass will be held at Saint George Catholic Church, Newnan, Ga., April 5, at 10:30 a.m.

Carl J. Mowell and Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, Ga.

Mr. Garrett Davis "Buddy" Jackson
Mr. Garrett Davis "Buddy" Jackson, 94, died Friday, April 2, 2004, at Avalon Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Newnan, Ga.

He was born Dec. 22, 1909 in Coweta County. He was the son of the late Jim Jackson and the late Effie Frances (Newman) Jackson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Frances McElreath Jackson in 1992. Mr. Jackson had been a signal maintainer for Atlanta and West Point Railroad prior to his retirement. He was a charter member of Unity Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon, and he was a Mason.

Surviving are daughters, Carolyn (Jackson) Davis and husband Oliver of Hogansville, Ga. and Ann (Jackson) Vinyard and husband Mike of Moreland, Ga. His grandchildren are Anthony Lee Davis and his wife Shannon and Mark Anthony Davis and his wife Denna. Great grandchildren are Olivia Marie Davis, Garrett Michaell Davis and William Dallas Vinyard. Also surviving are three brothers, Dan Jackson and Phillip Jackson of Newnan, and Joe Jackson of Kent, Washington.

Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, Newnan, Ga., where the family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 2004. Funeral service will be at McKoon Funeral Home at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 4, Rev. David Dickerson, Rev. Paul Dennis, Rev. Alex Montgomery officiating. Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Newnan.

He was a charter member of Unity Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon.

Mrs. Lorene Bell
Mrs. Lorene Bell, 90, of Barnesdale Way, Albany, Ga., died Thursday, April 1, 2004.

The funeral service will be noon Saturday at Forest Lawn cemetery in Newnan, Ga. Dr. C. Michaell Gravett officiating.

A native of Lanett, AL, Mrs. Bell had lived in Albany for a number of years. She was a former resident of Newnan where she was a member of Mills Chapel Baptist Church and taught the Matrons Sunday School class. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star 378 in Newnan where she was Worthy Maiden. She was a house parent at the Georgia Baptist Home. After moving to Albany, Mrs. Bell was a member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church where she was a member of the Faithful Workers Sunday School class. She was a volunteer with the American Red Cross where she was Volunteer of the Year. She was preceded in death by her husband Fred. W. Bell.

Surviving are her daughter, Mary Jewell Duke, Albany; grandchildren, Mary Barbara Player, Jonathan D. Duke, Dennis M. Duke; 5 great-grandchildren and a sister, Sadie Mae Ruddock, Lanett, AL.

You may sign the guestbook and share your own special thoughts and memories with the family of Mrs. Bell by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at www.kimbrellstern.com.

Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors, Albany, Ga.

Mr. Elisha Clayton "Buck" Carden
Mr. Elisha Clayton "Buck" Carden, 82, of Newnan, Ga., died Wednesday, March 31, 2004 at Newnan Hospital.

He was born Nov. 19, 1921, son of the late Elisha Carden and the late Inez (Brock) Carden. Following a career in the United States Navy, he was a maintenance foreman, retiring from Delta Airlines. Mr. Carden was a member of Moreland United Methodist Church. Surviving him are his wife, Naomi Sibley Carden; two sons, Gerald Clayton Carden of Puerto Rico and John Sibley Carden and wife Debra of Newnan. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Jennifer Lynn Deak and her husband Stan and a granddaughter, Amy Carden. His sister is Martha Carden Dodson of Marietta.

Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga., where the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 2. Funeral service will be graveside at Southview Cemetery at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 3. Rev. Richard Huycke officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Carden's memory to Moreland United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 156, Moreland, GA 30259.

Mrs. Lorene Bell
Mrs. Lorene Bell, 90, of Barnesdale Way, Albany, Ga., died Thursday, April 1, 2004.

The funeral service will be noon Saturday at Forest Lawn cemetery in Newnan, Ga. Dr. C. Michaell Gravett officiating.

A native of Lanett, AL, Mrs. Bell had lived in Albany for a number of years. She was a former resident of Newnan where she was a member of Mills Chapel Baptist Church and taught the Matrons Sunday School class. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star 378 in Newnan where she was Worthy Maiden. She was a house parent at the Georgia Baptist Home. After moving to Albany, Mrs. Bell was a member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church where she was a member of the Faithful Workers Sunday School class. She was a volunteer with the American Red Cross where she was Volunteer of the Year. She was preceded in death by her husband Fred. W. Bell.

Surviving are her daughter, Mary Jewell Duke, Albany; grandchildren, Mary Barbara Player, Jonathan D. Duke, Dennis M. Duke; 5 great-grandchildren and a sister, Sadie Mae Ruddock, Lanett, AL.

You may sign the guestbook and share your own special thoughts and memories with the family of Mrs. Bell by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at www.kimbrellstern.com.

Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors, Albany, Ga.

Mr. Elisha Clayton "Buck" Carden
Mr. Elisha Clayton "Buck" Carden, 82, of Newnan, Ga., died Wednesday, March 31, 2004 at Newnan Hospital.

He was born Nov. 19, 1921, son of the late Elisha Carden and the late Inez (Brock) Carden. Following a career in the United States Navy, he was a maintenance foreman, retiring from Delta Airlines. Mr. Carden was a member of Moreland United Methodist Church. Surviving him are his wife, Naomi Sibley Carden; two sons, Gerald Clayton Carden of Puerto Rico and John Sibley Carden and wife Debra of Newnan. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Jennifer Lynn Deak and her husband Stan and a granddaughter, Amy Carden. His sister is Martha Carden Dodson of Marietta.

Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga., where the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 2. Funeral service will be graveside at Southview Cemetery at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 3. Rev. Richard Huycke officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Carden's memory to Moreland United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 156, Moreland, GA 30259.

Mrs. Nancy Lou Avery Hopson
Mrs. Nancy Lou Avery Hopson, 65, of Franklin, Ga., died Saturday, March 27, 2004 at Hospice LaGrange in LaGrange, Ga. Memorial services for Mrs. Hopson were conducted Monday, March 29 at the Farnklin United Methodist Church with Reverends Royeese Stowe, Ron Capes, Benji Lewis and Neil Awbrey officiating. Music was provided by Luanne and Bryan Owensby and Nancy Heard. Interment followed in the New Hope Cemetery in Heard County.

Mrs. Hopson was born in Heard County, Ga., April 2, 1938 to the late Olen Lee Avery and Mary Will Awbrey Avery. She was employed as a deputy Clerk of Court for the Superior Court of Heard County. She was a very active member of the Franklin United Methodist Church. "Miss Nancy" was especially loved by the elderly and shut-ins who she visited and often treated with one of her wonderful deserts. Her warm loving spirit and bright smile were a welcome greeting to anyone who knew an dloved her. In younger years she was employed in the Atlanta area where she served in the insurance department for Doctors Dunbar, McClelan and Stone. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her loving husband Billy Hopson; one son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Angie Hopson; and two grandchildren, Brittany and Brock Hopson, all of Franklin, Ga.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Olen and Mary Avery; two brothers, Needham and William Avery; and one sister, Jessica Avery.

Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home, Franklin, Ga.

Mr. Robert N. Walker
Mr. Robert N. Walker, 85, of Newnan, Ga., formerly of Fairburn, Ga., died Tuesday, March 30, 2004. He was a longtime employee of Ford Motor Company.

The funeral will be Friday, April 2, 2004 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with Rev. Searcy Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at Holly Hill Memorial Park in Fairburn, Ga. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home. Michael West, Doug Whitmoyer, Larry Wingate, Dennis Wingate, Eddie Collins, Luther Tibbits and Lewis Steele will serve as pallbearers.

Surviviors include his wife, Opal Walker, Newnan, Ga.; sister, Ruth White of Michigan; brothers, Leon Walker of Alabama, Mac Walker of Switzerland; step-daughters and sons-in-law, Cynthia and Marvin Shaw, Newnan, Ga.; Beth and Jon Stricklin, Laurel Hills, NC, Jan Wingate, Maryville, TN, Paula Steele, Newnan; step-sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Glenda Wingate, Dallas, Ga., Dennis and Ann Wingate, Stockbridge, Ga.; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Ruby Howard
Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Howard, of Newnan, Ga., will be Sunday, May 30, 2004 at 3 p.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church. Rev. W. J. Johnson will officiate, assisted by Pastor Pat Arnold and other ministers. Interment Eastview Cemetery. Pallbearers: nephews, family and friends.

Mrs. Ruby Kate Graham Howard was born Dec. 15, 1944 to the late Coleman and Rosa B. Graham.

She graduated from Central High School in 1962. She joined the Zion Hill Baptist Church at an early age.

She was joined in holy matrimony to the late Otis Eugene Howard on June 26, 1976.

On May 25, 2004, Mrs. Ruby Kate Howard departed her life at Fayette Community Hospital in Fayetteville, Ga.

Ruby accepted Jesus Christ as her Personal Savior at an early age, and was baptized at Zion Hill Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Howard; her parents, Mrs. and Mrs. Coleman Graham; and brother, Jesse Graham.

She leaves to cherish her loving memories three daughters: a very devoted daughter, Patricia Smith, Joann Graham and Tiffany Howard; two sons: Willie Graham and Anthony Graham; two devoted sisters, Corine Jones and Annie M. Graham; ten grandchildren: Lidarrian, Bria, Josias, Ryas, Kiya, Jahrea, Latezzia, Jaquez, Janiya and Madison; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Mr. Henry Warren Rogers
Mr. Henry Warren Rogers, 83, widower of Robena Jolly "Robbie" Rogers, died Thursday, May 27, 2004 at Marion County Medical Center after an illness.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 29 at Macedonia United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Millers United Methodist Church Cemetery, directed by Cox-Collins Funeral Home.

Mr. Rogers was born Dec. 29, 1920 in Marion County, a son of the late Henry L. and Edith Rogers Rogers. Mr. Rogers was an electrician and owner of Warren Rogers and Son Electrical Co. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II. Mr. Rogers was a member of American Legion Post #89 for 57 years. He was a 1939 graduate of Mullins High School. He was a member of the Scotch Community Club and the Wahee Gun Club. Mr. Rogers was a former City Councilman for the city of Mullins. He was a member of Macedonia United Methodist Church, where he was a member of the Wesley Sunday School Class.

Surviving Mr. Rogers are children, Gayle Fowler of Mullins, Paula Jones and her husband Griff of Sharpsburg, Ga., and Henry Rogers and his wife Janice of Mullins; grandchildren, Kim Peavy and her husband Tom of North Myrtle Beach, Hank Rogers of Mullins, Hollie Rogers of Mullins and Lee Heaberlin of Sharpsburg, Ga.; great-grandchild, Wesley Peavey of North Myrtle Beach; brother, Phillip Rogers and wife Meda of Clinton; sister-in-law, Josephine Rogers of Mullins; and several nieces and nephews and many good friends.

Mr. Rogers was predeceased by two brothers, Howard Rogers and Herman Rogers.

Memorials may be made to Macedonia United Methodist Church, 402 N. Main St., Mullins, SC 29574 or to the American Diabetes Association, 2711 Middleburg Dr., Suite 205, Columbia, SC 20204 or to American Letion Post #89, 219 Dixon St., Mullins, SC 29574.

Mrs. Bonnell Wilkes Bohannon
Funeral services for Mrs. Bonnell Wilkes Bohannon, of Newnan, Ga., will be Thursday, May 27, 2004, 11 a.m. at Westside Church of Christ. Bro. W. Rush Wyatt officiating., assisted by Bro. Havis Johnson and Bro. James Arnold. Interment Eastview Cemetery. Pallbearers: Jerry Dean, James Paige, Johnny Partridge, Merrill Partridge, Reese Partridge and Willie Partridge.

Mrs. Bonnell Wilkes Bohannon was born Sept. 22, 1937, to the proud parents of Eddie Wilkes and the late Ethel Wilkes of Newnan, Ga.

Bonnell married her childhood sweetheart, James E. "Sonny" Bohannon. They were married April 3, 1955. In that union three children were born, Debra Ann, James Michael and the late William Bohannon. In 1985, Bonnell was baptized into Jesus Christ and was a faithful and beloved member of The Lord's Church.

Those who remain to remember and give thanks to God for her long and beautiful, joyous life are: a loving and devoted husband; two children, Debra Geter (Willie) of Newnan, James Michael Bohannon of Atlanta; her father, Eddie Wilkes of Newnan; brothers, Edward Wilkes (Joyce) of Carrollton, Harold L. Wilkes (Mary) of Newnan; sister, Gwendolyn Wilkes Woodard of Newnan; three grandchildren, Shun Nicole Robinson, Adrian Doran Bonner and Jamichael Bohannon, all of Newnan; mother-in-law, Annie Pearl Partridge; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Mr. George W. Clements
Mr. George W. Clements of Newnan, Ga., died May 20, 2004. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Clements, Newnan; daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Don Hasty, Newnan; son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Vicki Clements, Sharpsburg; mother, Clara Clements; sister, Delores Crawford; brother, Alton and Dorothy Clements, all of Greensboro, Ala.; six grandchildren; one great-grandson.

Funeral services were held Sunday, May 23, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Parrott Funeral Home. Rev. David Arrington officiated. Interment in Forrest Hills Memorial Park. Those desiring may send an on-line condolence to www.parrottfuneralhome.com.

Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, Ga. 770-964-4800.

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