Jordan Mae Smith
Jordan Mae Smith, 2-day-old infant daughter of Laurie and Ashley Smith, and sister of Carlton Ryan Smith of Loganville, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, at Eggleston Children's Hospital in Atlanta. Jordan was born Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004 at Eastside Medical Center in Snellville.
Little Jordan Mae is also survived by her grandparents, Priscilla "Skeeter" Smith of Snellville, Bob and Judy Riddell of Newnan; great-grandparents George F. Dyson, Sr. of Temple and Nell Stallings of Smyrna; aunt and uncles Jason and Lisa Vaught of Lithia Springs, Joey and Holly Riddell of Villa Rica, and Betsy Smith of Atlanta; as well as cousins Joey and Elijah Riddell of Villa Rica. Her grandfather is the late Carlton R. "Randy" Smith of Snellville.
Services were held at Grayson United Methodist Church in Grayson at 3 p.m., Sunday with Rev. Phil Schroeder officiating.
Funeral arrangements were by McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan.
The family requests that all memorials for Jordan Mae Smith be sent to Eggleston Children's Hospital or to The Grayson United Methodist Church Building Fund.
Harriett C. (Kilgore) Thompson
Harriett C. (Kilgore) Thompson, age 53, of Stockbridge, Ga., died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004 at her residence in Stockbridge, Ga.
She is survived by her son Chris Thompson of Grantville, Ga., four sisters, three brothers and three grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, Newnan, Ga. Memorial service will be at McKoon Funeral Home at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, Pastor Gino Zalunardo officiating.
The family asks that flowers be omitted and contributions be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105 or to the American Cancer Society at Emory Hospital, 1364 Cliffton Road, N.E., Atlanta, Ga., 30322.
Mr. Bobby W. Burdette
Mr. Bobby W. Burdette of Newnan died Friday, Aug. 20, 2004.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Parrott Funeral Home, with Rev. Scott Smith officiating. Interment will be at Holly Hill. The family will receive friends Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Those wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.parrottfuneralhome.com.
Survivors of Mr. Burdette include his wife, Wanda Cole Burdette of Newnan; daughter and son-in-law, Teri and Glenn Byrd of Newnan; sons and daughter-in-law, Bobby Burdette of Newnan and Keith and Kimberly Burdette of Stockbridge, Ga.; mother, Mary E. Burdette of Atlanta; one sister, Delores Martinez of Blairsville, Ga.; brothers, Larry Burdette of Dallas, Ga. and Neal Burdette of Austell, Ga.; and grandchildren, Bradley Leblanc, Michaela Byrd, Madison Byrd and Brinson Burdette.
Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, Ga.
Mrs. Veora Murphy
Mrs. Veora Murphy, 49, of Gentry, died Tuesday, July 27, 2004, at her home.
Mrs. Murphy was born Dec. 1, 1954, in Orange County, Calif., to Jack and Vivian Lowrey Hettinger. She was software manager for a computer company and attended St. Mary's Catholic Church in Siloam Sprigs. She was a devoted wife, mother and sister and is preceded in death by her mother.
Cremation arrangements are being handled by Benton County Funeral Home of Rogers, Ark. Memorial contributions may be made to Washington Regional Hospice, c/o Benton County Funeral Home, 306 N. 4th St., Rogers, Ark. 72756.
Survivors include husband Michael Murphy of the home where they were married June 18, 1981; one son, Robert Bradford Murphy of the home; two brothers, Richard Hettinger of Siloam Springs, Okla. and O'Reilly Hettinger of Bokoshe, Okla.; and three sisters, Lean Clark of Siloam Springs, Georgetta Holman of Sallisaw, Okla. and Leora Green of Gentry.
Benton County Funeral Home, Rogers, Ark.
Mrs. Edna Frances Gifford
Mrs. Edna Frances Gifford, 88, died Aug. 18, 2004. She was born to the late Mr. Boyd H. Wachob and the late Mrs. Minnie (Smith) Wachob. She was wife of the late Irvin F. Giffin.
She is survived by her daughters Jean McGee of Newnan and Merrianne Masson of New Castle, PA; sons, Robert Giffin of Hersey, PA,and Irvin Giffin of Newnan; and sister, Twila Mae Nash of Wexford, PA; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren.
The family was receiving friends Friday, Aug. 20 from 7-9 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home and the service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 21 in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home at 10 a.m. with Dr. David Cambell officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Mrs. Edna Frances Gifford
Mrs. Edna Frances Gifford, 88, died Aug. 18, 2004. She was born to the late Mr. Boyd H. Wachob and the late Mrs. Minnie (Smith) Wachob. She was wife of the late Irvin F. Griffin.
She is survived by her daughters Jean McGee of Newnan and Merrianne Masson of New Castle, PA; sons, Robert Griffin of Hersey, PA,and Irvin Griffin of Newnan; and sister, Twila Mae Nash of Wexford, PA; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Friday, Aug. 20 from 7-9 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home and the service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 21 in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home at 10 a.m. with Dr. David Cambell officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Mr. David S. Latimore Jr.
David Snodgrass Latimore Jr., 66, formerly of Lookout Mountain and Atlanta, passed away from cancer Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004 at his home in Newnan.
Mr. Latimore, the son of the late David S. and Mary Allen Latimore, was a native of Lookout Mtn., TN, where he attended the Baylor School before entering the University of Alabama where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Following graduation he received his commission in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant [JG] and was stationed in California and Alaska. Upon completion of his Navy obligations he returned to Chattanooga, where he and his wife remained until 1973 when they moved to Atlanta where he continued his business career with Federal Home Loan Mortgage Bank. In 1983 Mr. and Mrs. Latimore moved to Newnan where Mr. Latimore started his own business, Latimore Appraisers, as a certified real estate appraiser in Coweta and surrounding counties. He was a longtime member of The Appraisal Institute of America.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, Aug. 22 at 3 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, Newnan, with Dr. Joel Richardson officiating. The family will receive friends at McKoon Funeral Home on Sunday, Aug. 22 between 1 and 2:30 p.m.
Survivors are his wife of 35 years, Catherine Duff Latimore; daughters, Catherine Crowell "Cakki" Namorato (Jim), St. Paul, Minn., and Mary Duff Latimore Rayneri (Michael) of Greenville, S.C.; and his sister, Mrs. Buckner Latimore Hughes of Chattanooga.
The family requests that contributions be made to Central Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1221 Newnan, GA 30264; or Newnan Presbyterian Church, 38 Greenville St., Newnan, GA 30263; or to West Georgia Hospice, 1510 Vernon Road, LaGrange, GA 30240.
McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.
Mr. Tom Mathews
Funeral services for Mr. Tom Mathews of Newnan, Ga., will be held Friday, Aug. 20, 3004, 2 p.m. at St. John Baptist Church, Shenandoah. Rev. W. J. Clark, eulogist, assisted by other ministers. Interment church cemetery. Pallbearers: great grandsons.
Mr. Tom Mathews was born July 4, 1921 in Newnan, Ga. He departed his life Aug. 17, 2004.
He was employed with the school board as a bus driver for about 25 years. He was preceded in death by his two children, Mattie Mitchell and Johnny Mathews.
He leaves to mourn a wife, Janie Mathews; grandchildren, Francine and James Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Walter (Elaine) McCrary, Darren and Vickie Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Mitchell, Michele Wilson, all of Newnan, and John and Glenn Mathews of Atlanta; 16 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; two nieces, Cora Cook and Thelma Dennis; nephew, Robert Smith; a host of "Special Friends."
Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.
Mr. Roger Darrell Tenney
Mr. Roger Darrell Tenney, 41,of Newnan, Ga., died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004 at Sacred Journey Hospice in McDonough, Ga.
Mr. Tenney was employed by Home Depot.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at graveside in Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan.
He is the son of Marie (Callaway) Hendrix.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga.
Steve L. Nelson, 41, of Moreland, Ga., died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18 in the Luthersville Cemetery. Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville, Ga.
Mrs. Marilyn Virginia Pine Kailer
Mrs. Marilyn Virginia Pine Kailer, 65, of Newnan, Ga., died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at Newnan Hospital in Newnan, Ga.
She was the daughter of the late George Maibach and the late Myrtle (Steele) Maibach. She was preceded in death by her husband John R. Kailer.
She is survived by her daughter, Laura and Tom Haskell of Fortson, Ga.; son, Robert Keith and Donna Pine Sr. of Fort Seale, Okla.; grandchildren, Charlie Haskell, Rocky Pine Jr., Nicholas Pine, Philip Pine and John Pine; sister, Mary Ann Steavens of Albany, Ga. and dear friend Linda Jones of Columbus, Ga.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga. where the family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004. Funeral service will be at McKoon Funeral Home at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, Rev. Ray Stambaugh officiating. Interment will be at Fort Benning Cemetery in Ft. Benning, Ga. at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18. The family has asked that flowers be omitted and memorial contributions made to the American Lung Association.
McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga. 770-253-4580.
Mr. James Edward McDowell
Mr. James Edward McDowell, 60, of Clifton Terrace, Carrollton, Ga., passed away Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004 at his residence. He was born April 22, 1944, in Coweta County to the late Albert M. McDowell and Susie Flora Crumbley McDowell. Mr. McDowell was a U.S. Army Veteran and retired from Trent Tube Co. after 35 years of service and then worked for The Food Outlet. His hobbies included bowling which he thoroughly enjoyed and once bowled a 300 game, his earlier interest included baseball and he once threw a no hitter in a game between Western High and Grantville. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Franklin McDowell. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, James Steven & Janice McDowell of Carrollton; brothers, Clinton McDowell of Covington, Robert E. McDowell and Jerome M. McDowell, both of Carrollton; four grandchildren, Megan, Dion, Kimani and Taye; also surviving are a number of other relatives. Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon, Aug. 16, 2004 at 4 p.m. from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Rev. Byron Spruell and Rev. Billy Patterson officiating. Music was rendered by the Voices of Faith. Interment followed in the Salem Baptist Church Cemetery with American Legion Post 143 Honor Guard making the Flag presentation. Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel had charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Priscilla Moore Bishop
Mrs. Priscilla Moore Bishop, 62, of Senoia, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at Fayette Community Hospital in Fayetteville.
She was a member of the White Oak Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Mayflower Society of Georgia and the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include her husband, Henry Alton Bishop of Senoia; two daughters, Dody and Gene Morris of McDonnough, and Mary June Bishop of Senoia; two sons, Bobby Bishop of Senoia, and Virlyn Bishop of Decatur; one sister, Sally P. Hardie of Huvie, Scotland; and one brother, Thomas C. Moore of West Port, Conn.
She was preceded in death by parents Virlyn and Dorothy Copeland, and daughter Sally P. Bishop.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, Newnan, where the family received friends Sunday, August 15.
Funeral services will be held at White Oak Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m. today, with Reverend Charles Wilson and Reverend Raybun Williams officiating.
Interment will be at the White Oak Presbyterian Cemetery in Senoia. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the building fund at White Oak Presbyterian Church, 2796 Gordon Road, Senoia, 30276.
McKoon Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ethel Carnes
Mrs. Ethel Carnes, 76, of Whitesburg, died Saturday, August 14, 2004.
She was born August 29, 1927, in Carroll County, to the late Charlie and Ruth Carter Davenport. Mrs. Carnes was retired from Sony Music.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Marlin Carnes; brothers, Adrian Davenport, Delano Davenport and Everett Davenport.
Survivors include three daughters, Priscilla Carnes of Whitesburg, Larinda Carnes of Villa Rica and Candace Bentley of Carrollton; sister and brother-in-law, Harriet and Raybon McLain of Newnan, Ione and Clifford Upchurch of Whitesburg; sister Joyce Talley of Eatonton; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Jimmy Cole of Whitesburg; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Monday, August 16, 2004, at 2 p.m. from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel, with Brother Doug New Officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to Hospice Care, PO Box 1136, Carrollton, 30117, or the American Cancer Society, 135 Bradford Square, Suite B, Fayetteville, 30215.
Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel.
Mr. Henry Jerry Fields
Mr. Henry Jerry Fields, 57, of Carrollton, died Friday, August 13, 2004. Mr. Fields was employed as a superintendent in the construction business.
A member of Bible Baptist Church in Newnan, he was a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Linda (Cates) Fields of Carrollton.
Other survivors include a daughter, Melissa Hogan of Newnan; a stepdaughter, Cynthia Lynn Garcia of Carrollton; a son, Ryan Michael Fields of Newnan; a stepson, Rod Dyess of Carrollton; a brother, George Fields of Newnan; his mother Odessa Wiggins Fields of Newnan; and grandchildren, Bobby, John, Joe Hogan and Anthony Tyler Rogers
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, Newnan, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today, August 16, 2004.
Funeral services will be at Bible Baptist Church at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 17, 2004. Mr. Fields will lie in-state Tuesday from 9 until 10 a.m. at the church. Pastor Doug Anderson, Reverend Jimmy Wiggins and Reverend Jay Chapman will officiate.
Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Newnan. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Building Fund at Bible Baptist Church, 1608, North Hwy. 29, Newnan, 30263, or the American Diabetes Association.
McKoon Funeral Home.
Mr. Roger Darrell Tenney
Mr. Roger Darrell Tenney, 41, died Sunday, August 15, 2004. He was born April 22, 1963, in Coweta County.
Survivors include his mother, Marie & L.E. Hendrix of Newnan; his father, Roger and Clair Tenney of Barnesville; a twin sister, Carol Denney of Franklin; sisters, Leslie Morris of Newnan and Susan Minix of Newnan; brothers, Kevin Tenney of Newnan and Mike Hendrix of Newnan; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Joel Tenney, in April of 2004.
No services have been planned at this time.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, Newnan.