Ms. Jacqueline Gwen Eaton
Jacqueline Gwen Eaton died at age 65 of cancer at the home of her sister, Wendy. After a long and successful career in teaching in the United States and overseas, Ms. Eaton retired from Cobb County in 2000. She was voted Outstanding Teacher in the European Area and is listed in Who's Who of American Educators.
She is survived by her mother, LaVaughn Eaton, her sister, Wendy LeVan, her brother Glenn L. (Tipton, Iowa), 10 nieces and nephews and many, many friends.
The memorial service will be Tuesday, May 11, 2004 at 6 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Newnan with Rev. Russell Kendrick officiating. The family will receive friends in the Parish Hall following the service. The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jacqueline Eaton Memorial Fund for the Arts in care of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 576 Roscoe Road, Newnan, GA. 30263.
McKoon Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Gladys Mae McCullough
Mrs. Gladys Mae McCullough, age 83, of Newnan died May 8, 2004 at Southland Nursing Home. Mrs. McCullough was born in Coweta County on Sept. 1, 1920 to Jeff and Alice (Knott) Lassetter. Her favorite past time was sitting on the porch and watching the traffic. She was a member of Welcome Road Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon McCullough; her daughter Barbara Brown; and grandsons, Jeff Schloemer and Michael McCullough.
Funeral services will be today, Monday, at 4 p.m. at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Rev. Dwight L. Moody and Rev. Walter Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ronnie McCullough, Chris McCullough, Michael Arrington, Mickey Arrington, Ricky Turner and Timmy King; honorary pallbearers will be Chip Schloemer and Chase Schloemer. Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald and Dorothy McCullough, Larry and Linda McCullough; daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and John Schloemer, Lynn and Lee Grant; son-in-law Eddie Brown; sisters Lucille Moat and Katie Barber; 11 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.
Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan.
Mr. Max William Sprayberry
Mr. Max William Sprayberry, 84, of Newnan died Sunday, May 9, 2004. He was born to the late W.P. and Emmie Moore Sprayberry on July 26, 1919 in Coweta County. He retired from Beavers Packing Company. He was a member of macedonia Baptist Church for 40 years and was active in the Young at Heart group. A World War II Army Veteran, he served in the European Campaign.
The funeral is Tuesday, May 11, 2004 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with Rev. John Riley, Rev. Searcy Jackson and Michael Sprayberry officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home. The family has asked that flowers be omitted and memorial contributions made to Macedonia Baptist Church Young at heart or Bus Garage Fund.
Survivors include wife Carrie Owen Sprayberry; daughter and son-in-law Maxine and Horace Clay, Sharpsburg; son and daughter-in-law Tony and Cathy Sprayberry, Sharpsburg; stepdaughter Jane Thompson, Newnan; grandchildren Christina Lewis, Ed Clay, Michael Sprayberry; two great-grandchildren, Joshua and Anna Sprayberry; and sister Janice Hopkins of Palmetto.
Mr. Roosevelt Bailey of Columbia, S.C. died Thursday, May 6, 2004. Sellers-Smith Funeral Home.
Ms. Mary Bordeaux died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at Newnan Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 10, 2004, at the Newnan Church of Christ. Sellers-Smith Funeral Home.
Mr. Samuel Whatley died Friday, May 7, 2004, at Fayette Community Hospital.
Sellers-Smith Funeral Home.
Mrs. Thelma Banta
Mrs. Thelma Darracott Banta died May 6, 2004 in Newnan, Ga.
She was born Oct. 24, 1912 in Spartanburg, S.C. Mrs. Banta is preceded in death by her husband, William J. Banta; her son, Thomas A. Banta; and her son, William J. Banta II.
She is survived by her brother, Major Charles M. Darracott (USMC, Ret.), Placerville, CA; her son, Frank D. Banta and his wife, Vickie, of Newnan, Ga.; Mrs. W. J. Banta II of Wheaton, IL; Mrs. Carl Johnson of Pittsburgh, PA; ten grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. We will miss her sense of humor and her sweet smile.
Mrs. Banta began working in a cotton mill at the age of 12. She retired from Chilton Publishing Company, Radnor, PA as manager of customer service. She raised her sons to love Jesus, value education, and to honor hard work and perseverance.
Will the circle be unbroken...
Interment will be at Valley Forge Memorial Gardens, Valley Forge, PA. Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in her memory.
Mrs. Lizzie (Beckom) Storey
Mrs. Lizzie (Beckom) Storey, 92, of Newnan, Ga., died Thursday, May 6, 2004 at Pointe Magnolia in Newnan. She was born March 13, 1912 in Meriwether County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Storey.
Surviving is her brother, Grady Smith of Gainesville, Fla.; nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga. where the family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 7. Funeral service will be at McKoon Funeral Home 4 p.m. Saturday, May 8 with Rev. Fred Shelnutt officiating. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan, Ga.
Mr. Jarod Paul Harris
Mr. Jarod Paul "Bubba" Harris, 22, of Ringer Road, Carrollton, Ga., passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2004. He was born March 31, 204 in Carroll County to Keith Harris and Cindy Philpot Harris. He was a service technician for Powers Heating and Cooling and a member of the Bethany Christian Church. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Shirley Philpot. Survivors include his parents, Keith and Cindy Philpot Harris; sister, Mandy Harris; grandparents, Velvin and Syble Harris and James Philpot; girl-friend, Amy Calhoun, all of Carrollton. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 7, at 11 a.m. from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Minister Allen Howard and Bro. Doug New officiating. Music will be rendered by the Bethany Quartet. Pallbearers will be Dane Philpot, Tim Harris, Stacy Hollingsworth, Kenneth Herringdine, Keith Cook, Shawn Handley, Dan Warren and Tim Hawk. Interment will follow in Carroll Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeal home Thursday, May 6, from 5-8 p.m.
Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton has charge of the arrangements.
Infant Jadyn Lynn West died May 2, 2004, at Columbus Medical Center. Graveside services are Wednesday 2 p.m. in Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, Ga.
Mr. Frank Douglas Kee Sr.
Mr. Frank Douglas Kee Sr., 64, of Gilbertsville, KY, died Saturday, May 1, 2004 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster, AL.
He worked for the U.S. Government and was a member of Gilbertsville Baptist Church where he was a Deacon and songleader. He retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Barkley Dam. He was a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America, Twin Lakes Region; National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors; Masonic Lodge in Georgia; and was a Kentucky Colonel.
Surviving are his wife, Angeline Maxwell Kee of Gilbertsville; sons, Doug Kee, Rev. Jack H. Kee of Gilbertsville, KY; brother, David Monroe Kee of Tucker, Ga.; daughter, Beverly Robinson of Warner Robins, Ga.; grandson, Ensign Mark Anthony Ellis Jr. of Norfolk, VA; granddaughter, Lana Michele Grube of Warner Robins, Ga; granddaughter, Alison Carol Kee of Gilbertsville, KY; grandson, Joshua David Kee of Gilbertsville, KY; granddaughter, Janessa Lee Ann Kee of Gilbertsville, KY.
He was preceded in death by mother, Frances Davis Kee; and father, Matthew Frank Kee.
Service is at Gilbertsville Baptist Church Wednesday, May 5 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Johnnie Davis and Rev. Terry Sills officiating. Burial in Provine Cemetery, Benton, KY. Visitation was 5 p.m. Tuesday at Collier Funeral Home, Benton, KY.
Memorial contributions to Kentucky Baptist Children's Home.
Mrs. Ruby Laverne Burgess
Mrs. Ruby Laverne Burgess, 78, of Manchester, Ga., died Sunday, May 2, 2004 at The Medical Center, Columbus, Ga. She was born May 3, 1925 in Fayette County, Ga., daughter of Joseph C. Chalkley and Elsie Pate Chalkley. She was secretary at Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute and a member of Manchester First Baptist Church. Surviving are brother-in-law, Betty and Emmett Baker of Senoia, Ga. and Robert M. Bridges of Union City, Ga.; nephews, Ronald Baker, Ricky Baker, Larry Bridges; niece, June Satafford. Visitation is Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral is at Smith-Steele-Meadows Funeral Home, Manchester, Wednesday, May 5, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Craig Williamson officiating. Burial in Senoia City Cemetery. Those who desire may make donations to Manchester First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 528, Manchester, GA 31816.
Mrs. Janette (Bromley) DeVane
Mrs. Janette (Bromley) DeVane, 47, of Moreland, Ga., died Sunday, May 2, 2004 at her residence. She was employed by Newnan Hospital at a Unit Secretary and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Charles DeVane Jr. of Moreland; daughters, Sheri DeVane of Moreland, Renee Baldwin of Carrollton, and Christy Wood of Carrollton; son, Charles and Jennifer DeVane III of Greenville, Ga.; sisters, Elizabeth Erickson of Sun City, Ariz., Laurene Keatts of Clarksville, Tenn., Patsy Patterson of Newnan, and Faye Kennedy of Santa Clara, Calif.; brother, Jesse Bromely of California; seven grandchildren; father-in-law, Charles DeVane Sr. of Newnan, Ga.
Pallbearers are Mike Kessler, Jeff Goodine, John Trammell, Scott Fitzpatrick, Jeff Whitlock, Donnie Shelton.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga. where the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 3. Funeral service will be at McKoon Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 4. Rev. Carl Calhoun and Rev. Brian Calhoun officiating. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Newnan, Ga.
Please omit flowers and make contributions to the American Cancer Society, 135 Bradford Square, Suite B, Fayetteville, GA 30215.
Mrs. Clara Mae (Helton) Duncan
Mrs. Clara Mae (Helton) Duncan, 87, of Smyrna, Ga., formerly of Newnan, died Monday, May 3, 2004. She was born in Carroll County, GA on May 11, 1916, daughter of Lewis J. Helton and Della Musick Helton. She was dearly loved, and will be missed by her family, friends and members of her church community.
She is survived by her daughter, Melba (Duncan) Chrittenden of Smyrna, Ga.; son, Windell and Eleanor Duncan of Austell, Ga.; sister, Alline Allgood of Newnan, Ga.; four grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga. where the family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 4. Funeral service will be at McKoon Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, Rev. Jane Vaughn and Rev. John Evans officiating. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Newnan, Ga. In memory of Mrs. Duncan, contributions may be made to Andrews Chapel United Methodist Church, 4301 Highway 70, Newnan, GA 30263.
Mr. Ronald L. Stamps
Mr. Ronald L. Stamps, 71, of Albany, Ga., died Sunday, May 2, 2004.
Mr. Stamps was born Nov. 5, 1932, in Newnan, Ga., son of the late Cletus and Cuma Hopkins Stamps. A U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, he was a 1957 graduate of Auburn University and retired as a mechanical engineer from Insurance Services Organization after 35 years of service. Mr. Stamps had lived in Albany for 44 years, where he had been active in the American Red Cross, the Kiwanis Club, his hunting club, and Stonebridge Country Club. He was an amateur radio operator, was a private pilot, and had been involved in private aviation organizations.
Survivors include Earlene Pike Stamps of Tucker; four daughters, Lynn Stamps O'Kelly of Buford, Marcia Stamps of Stone Mountain, and Melaine Stamps and Melinda Stamps Selim, both of Grantville; two grandchildren, Laura O'Kelly of Duluth and Jason O'Kelly of Decatur; and one great-grandson, David Lusk of Duluth.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, at the First United Methodist Church of Grantville. The Rev. Darris Baker will officiate, and interment will be in Grantville Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville, Ga.
Mrs. Anne Johnston
Mrs. Anne Johnston, 60, of Palmetto, Ga., died Thursday, April 29, 2004 at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Ga.
She is survived by her two daughters, Karen Carmolingo of Palmetto, Ga. and Rebecca Grindle of Newnan; two sisters, Florence Johnson of Palmetto and Katherine Coleman of Newnan; five brothers, Joseph Johnston of Landrum, S.C., Jere Johnston of Palmetto, Stan Johnston of Palmetto, Kenneth Johnston of Douglasville, Ga., and Jimmy Johnston of Palmetto, Ga.; grandchildren, Krystle, Patrick, Abigaile and Nicholas; numerous nieces and nephews.
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 30. Funeral service will be at McKoon Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 1. Rev. Jimmy Orr officiating. Interment will be at Ramah Baptist Church in Palmetto, Ga.
Mrs. Mollie Bonner
Funeral service for Mrs. Mollie Bonner will be held on Thursday, July 1, 2004, at 2 p.m. at Sellers-Smith R. W. S. Memorial Chapel with Apostle C. Davis officiating. Interment in the Sunset Cemetery.
Mollie Bonner was born on Feb. 29, 1914 in Heard County, where she attended school and joined the Heard Wesley United Methodist Church. After moving to Newnan she became a member of the Holiness Church on West Washington Street. From there later she began to fellowship with her nephew at The Pure Church of Jesus Christ.
Survivors: sisters-in-law, Ruby Hendricks; devoted friend, Dollie Burrough; devoted niece and nephew, Lillian Ogletree, Emmett Bonner; five step-children, William Bonner, Ella Wortham, Martha Alford, Leon Wortham, Patricia Wortham. Family and friends are asked to assemble on the day of the service at the funeral home. Final arrangements entrusted to Sellers-Smith Funeral Home Inc.
Mrs. Willie Rebecca (Smith) Darrington
Mrs. Willie Rebecca (Smith) Darrington, age 87, of Newnan, Ga., died Saturday, June 26, 2004, at Newnan Hospital Nursing Rehab Center in Newnan, Ga. Mrs. Darrington was employed by William L Bonnell Co. as a machine operator.
She was the daughter of the late Robert Smith and the late Lela (Boswell) Smith.
She is survived by her four daughters Connie D. Springle of Wendell, N.C., Carol D. Winkles of Sargent, Ga., Valerie D. Cannon of Newnan, Ga., and Nancy D. Parks of Newnan, Ga.; son Ellis Darrington of Newnan, Ga.; and sister Margaret McMichael of Newnan, Ga.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, Newnan, Ga., where the family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 29. Funeral service will be at McKoon Funeral Home 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 30, Rev. David Arrington officiating. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan, Ga.
Mrs. Joan McNally Dietle
Mrs. Joan McNally Dietle, 75, of Peachtree City, Ga. died Sunday, June 27, 2004. She was born to the late John McNally and the late Geneive Gaul McNally on Jan. 11, 1929. She was a retired educator.
The funeral mass is Thursday, July 1, at 10 a.m. at St. Matthews Catholic Church in Tyrone. Father Vick is officiating. The rosary service is Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph Dietle of Peachtree City; daughters, Jan (David) Jack of Irvine, CA, Judy (Craig) Drum of Peachtree City; and son, Jim (Lisa) Dietle of Pasadena, CA.
McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.
Miss Ansley Elizabeth Mendoza
Miss Ansley Elizabeth Mendoza of Sharpsburg, Ga., passed away Sunday, June 27, 2004.
She is the infant daughter of Antionio and Lauren Mendoza of Sharpsburg, Ga. Grandparents: Barry and Brenda Phillips of Newnan and Graciela Escalera of Mexico; great-grandmother, Opal Phillips of Arnco, Ga.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 29, 2004 at 10 a.m. in Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan. Rev. Allan Waldrop will officiate. McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.
Mrs. Charlotte Tribble Nicotri
Mrs. Charlotte Tribble Nicotri, 81, a former resident of Senoia, Ga., died Sunday, June 6, 2004 at her home in Seattle, WA, after a long illness. She was born and grew up in Senoia, Georgia, the daughter of Senoia's long-time doctor, Dr. James Tribble and his wife Grace. Charlotte graduated from Erskine College, in S.C., and met her husband, Ben, who was then in the service, while working as a medical technologist in Atlanta. They married in 1944, and Charlotte served one year in the U.S. Navy. After WWII, while Ben finished medical school, Charlotte taught school in Senoia; and, later on, the two and their growing family moved frequently while Ben finished a stint in the military. After Ben's discharge, they lived for several years on Long Island, New York and in Welcome, N.C. The family moved to Canastota, NY. in 1958 where Ben practiced family medicine and surgery. Charlotte was a devoted mother, wife and homemaker, active in the community, who loved gardening, traveling and playing cards with friends. They resided in Canastota for 14 years and eventually retired to Florida, where they enjoyed living on the beach. They later moved to Seattle, WA to be near their daughter, Bette.
Charlotte is survived by her husband, Ben, their daughter Bette, their two sons, Jim and Bob, and five grandchildren. Charlotte was dearly loved and will be missed by her family.
She will be buried in Senoia, Ga. in July.
Beck's Funeral Home, Edmonds, Washington.