Mrs. Hazel J. Cook
Mrs. Hazel Johnson Cook, 69, of Luthersville, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004, at Newnan Hospital.
Mrs. Cook was born Nov. 18, 1935, in Grantville, daughter of the late Howard and Sarah Hayes Johnson. A resident of Coweta County from 1958 until 1973, she lived in Meriwether County most of her life and was a member of Luthersville Baptist Church. She retired from Eckerd Distribution Center in Newnan.
Survivors include her husband, Bill Cook; two daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa and Doug Hamby and Shelia and Craig Simpson, all of Luthersville; and two granddaughters, Stephanie Weiher and her husband, John Weiher, of Lone Oak, and Monica Simpson of Luthersville and her fiance, Cory Wargofcak of Douglasville.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 23, in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville, with interment in the Luthersville Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 Monday night.
Mrs. Louise B. Richards
Louise B. Richards, age 79, of Hwy. 5, Whitesburg passed away Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004 at her residence.
She was born Sept. 19, 1925 in Carroll County to the late Robert G. Brown and Lilly Thurman Brown. Mrs. Richards was a homemaker and was Baptist by faith. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Thomas W. Richards, son Bobby Richards, sister Doris Traylor, brothers Hollis Brown and Bobby Brown and a granddaughter Marie Richards.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law John and Bonnie Richards of Fayetteville, Steve and Donna Richards of Tyrone, Ga., and Chet Richards of Whitesburg; two daughters and sons-in-law Sue and Tommy Payne of Carrollton and Deborah and Harold Bartlett of Wedowee; two sisters Joyce Fargason of Fairburn and Betty Jones of Whitesburg; also surviving are 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Nov. 22, 2004 at 2 p.m. from Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel with Min. Caryl Strange officiating. Music will be rendered by Melissa Adams with Diane Williamson. The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Brian Bartlett, Phil Richards, Tom Richards, Daniel Richards, Andy Joiner, Adam Joiner, Jimmy Allen and Tommy Richards. Interment will follow in the Whitesburg Cemetery. The family received friends Sunday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Flowers are welcome, but for those who may desire, memorial contributions should be made to the American Heart Association. Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton has charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Joseph A. Gabner
Mr. Joseph A. Gabner, 82, of Newnan, Ga., formerly of Spring Hill, Fla., and Buffalo, N.Y., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004. Mr. Gabner was born to the late Mary and Joseph Gabner in Buffalo, N.Y. He served in the United States Navy in World War II and in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was retired from South Buffalo Railroad. He was preceded in death by a son, Richard. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Arlene Vickery Gabner; sons and daughters-in-law, Raymond and Maureen of Newnan, Ga., Robin and Barbara of Pembroke Pines, Fla., Joe and Jean of Buffalo, N.Y.; a sister, Rita Singleton of Sarasota, Fla.; 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, Newnan, Ga.
Mrs. Doris H. Stroud
Mrs. Doris H. Stroud, 90, of Sharpsburg, Ga., died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004.
She is survived by her husband, Reynolds Stroud, of Sharpsburg, Ga.; daughter, Jo Handley of Destin, Fla.; sons, James Ivey of Fayetteville, Ga. and Bill Ivey of Palmetto, Ga.; step-children, Dennis Stroud of Sharpsburg, Ga., Kathleen Ankey of Nottingham, PA, Yvonne Lynch of Oxford, PA, Elizabeth Shumake of Sharpsburg, GA; 9 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; sister, Nell Stewart of Sharpsburg, Ga.; brother, Tom Hughie, of Montgomery, AL. Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga., where the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18. Funeral service will be at McKoon Funeral home at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 19, with Rev. L. B. Rooks officiating. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery at Red Oak.
Mrs. Mary Trollinger
Mrs. Mary Trollinger, 74, of Palmetto, Ga., passed away late Monday night, Nov. 15, 2004, at Fayette Community Hospital.
Mrs. Trollinger was born Feb. 8, 1930 in Atlanta, Ga., and lived all of her life in the greater Atlanta area. She worked for the United States Forest Service until her retirement. Mrs. Trollinger was very affectionate toward children and took many in as her adopted children, in addition to the many grandchildren and great-grandchildren she already had. For most of her life, she was the Queen and the strength of her family. Mrs. Trollinger was a lifelong member of Custer Avenue Baptist Church and was a woman of great faith and passed that same love for God on to her children. She was also very involved in geneology and received much pleasure working on a computer to the early morning hours putting families and history together. She will be greatly missed and her live will be forever cherished to all who knew her. Mrs. Trollinger was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Raymond E. Trollinger; as well as a son, a grandson, brother and sister. Survivors include three daughters, Peggy McClure, Newnan, Sherri Bramlett, Marietta, and Kathy Smith, Newnan; two sons, Andy Trollinger, Marietta, and Kevin Trollinger, Palmetto; 17 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19 at the Shepard Funeral Service chapel (formerly Higgins Funeral Home) with Rev. John Riley officiating. Burial will follow in the Holly Hill Memorial Park. Shepard Funeral Service at Holly Hill Memorial Park, Fairburn, Ga., in charge of the arrangements. 770-964-7833.
Miss Julie Ann Stanford
Miss Julie Ann Stanford, 23, of Coral Lane, Douglasville, Ga., passed away suddenly from injuries sustained in an automobile accident Nov. 16, 2004.
Miss Stanford was born May 4, 1981 in Clayton Counnty, Ga., daughter of Michael Anthony Stanford and Terri Hale Pye. She was a student and a waitress.
Julie is the granddaughter of the late Ike and Allene Stanford of Bremen, Ga. and the late Cecil and Chris Hale of Wildwood, Fla.
Surviving are her father, Mike Stanford of Douglasville; mother, Terri H. Pye of Senoia, Ga.; brother, Justin Adam Stanford of Douglasville and sister, Laura Bolan of Acworth; a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Hightower Funeral Home, Bremen, with Rev. Keith Moore officiating. Jerry Stanford, David Stanford, Roy Andrews, Jansen Dailey, Dale Nix, Adam Killgo and Dan Hale will serve as pallbearers. Interment is in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Bremen.
Mrs. Ann McWilliams Taylor
Mrs. Ann McWilliams Taylor, 72, of Senoia, Ga., died Nov. 16, 2004. She retired after 32 years from Southern Bell (BellSouth). She is survived by husband Billy Ray (Red) Taylor, Senoia; daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Bobby Smith, Senoia; grandson, Michael Allen McElwaney, Athens; step-granddaughter, Melissa Smith; step-grandson, Cody Eagle; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Carl J. Mowell & Son Chapel, Fayetteville. Rev. Dennis Fowler will officiate. Interment Senoia City Cemetery. The family was receiving friends 5-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Mr. William Lee Carroll Jr.
Mr. William Lee Carroll Jr., 61, of Newnan, Ga., formerly of San Antonio, Texas, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2004. Mr. Carroll was born in 1943 in Waxahachie, Texas to William and Mary Jayne Carroll. Known as Bill to his family and friends, he was an intelligent man with a thirst for knowledge. Although Bill struggled in life as we all do, he had a generous heart and was the first to come to the aid of others. He cared deeply for his family and was a devoted son to his mother. Bill will be remembered for his love of God, his zest for life, and his generosity to others.
Mr. Carroll is survived by his mother, Mrs. Mary Jayne Carroll; a daughter, Miss Lindsey Carroll; three brothers, Milton Carroll and his wife Karen, Bruce Carroll and his wife Nikki, and Charlie Carroll and his wife Cathy; a sister, Kim Carroll; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Jones Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17. The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18 at Jones Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Carl Greene officiating. The interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Jones Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.
Mr. Larry C. Dennis
Mr. Larry C. Dennis, 58, of Greensboro, North Carolina, formerly of LaGrange, Ga., passed away Tuesday at West Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Dennis was bon in Troup County, and is the son of Mary Norred and the late Calvin Dennis. He was employed by Cone Mills in Greensboro, and was a member of the North Carolina Textile Association. Mr. Dennis was a member of Gilford Baptist Church in Greensboro. He was an avid golfer and a fan of the Georgia Bulldogs.
Survivors in addition to his mother include his wife, Polly Dennis of Greensboro; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jamey and Monica Dennis of Franklin, TN, and Lance C. and Karen Dennis of Newnan; daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and Mark Wright of Asheboro, NC; eight grandchildren, Dalton, Carson, Ansley, Cody, Beau, Brock, Brittany and Hunter; sister and brother-in-law, Debbie D. and Speer Burdette of LaGrange, and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral services for Mr. Larry C. Dennis will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday from the Hunter-Allen-Myhand Chapel, LaGrange, with Rev. Mike Reeves officiating. Interment will follow at Shawdowlawn Cemtery. The family will be at the home of his sister and brother-in-law, Debbie and Speer Burdette at 128 Ashling Drive; and will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. Flowers will be accepted, or those desiring may contribute to First Tee Program of Troup County, 1220 Lafayette Parkway, LaGrange, GA 30241 in memory of Mr. Dennis. Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest book at www.legacy.com.
Mrs. Elizabeth Robison
Mrs. Elizabeth Robison, 72, of Newnan, Ga., died Monday, Nov. 15, 2004 at Southwest Christian Hospice. She was born to the late Noah Garvis Moon and the late Hassie Cole Moon on April 30, 1932 in Carroll County, GA. She retired from the medical records office at Newnan Hospital.
The funeral is Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Newnan with Dr. Gene Tyre and Rev. Jerry Walker officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening between 6 and 8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Newnan or to Gideon's International.
She is survived by her husband Charlie H. Robison Jr. of Newnan; son, Alan Robison of Birmingham, AL; daughter, Elizabeth Childers of Kennesaw, GA; granddaughters, Courtney Robison, Mary Katherine Robison, and Maggie Childers.
McKoon Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Frances M. Hutcheson
Mrs. Frances M. Hutcheson, 80, of Sharpsburg, Ga., died Nov. 14, 2004.
She was born Oct. 28, 1924. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert N. Hutcheson Sr.; son, Robert "Bob" Hutcheson Jr.; and Rebecca Carol Hutcheson. Mrs. Hutcheson was a member of Kenwood Baptist Church, Fayetteville, Ga.
The funeral will be Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m. at Kenwood Baptist Church. Burial will be in Melrose Hills Memorial Park, Villa Rica, Ga. Rev. Darrell Hayes and Rev. Lynn McClain will officiate.
Surviving are her daughter, Peggy and Sonny Edmondson of Palmetto, Ga.; daughters, Linda and Darrell Hayes of Newnan and Gloria and Larry Hayes of Sharpsburg; daughter-in-law, Angie Hutcheson of Douglasville; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, Ga.
Raymond C. Dameron
Raymond C. Dameron, age 23, of Newnan, Ga., died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004, at Atlanta Medical Center in Atlanta, Ga.
He is survived by his mother Teresa (Gisoti) Dameron of Newnan, Ga., and his father Ray Dameron of Stockbridge, Ga.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, Newnan, Ga., where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004. Funeral service will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Newnan, Ga., at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004.
Virginia Penney Duran
Virginia Penney Duran, age 81, of McDonough, died Nov. 13, 2004. She was born in Soddy Daisy, TN, to Matty and Charles E. Smith. She loved her flowers and the outdoors.
She is survived by her children Sandy and Jim Wilson, McDonough, Rick and Anna Oglesby, Newnan, Tim and Cyndi Oglesby, Newnan; brothers Coy Smith, Louisville, KY, Con Smith, Chattanooga, TN; sister Mildred Jordan, Red Bank, TN; grandchildren David Penney, Brandie Matthews, Jimmy Jennings, Tabatha Wilson, Marty Jennings, Tiffany Wade, Shelli Jennings, Kristi Penney, Brent Oglesby, Jason Penney, T.J. Oglesby, Taylor Oglesby, Tylyn Oglesby; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004 at Chapel of Cannon-Cleveland. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. Those who wish may make donations to the Alzheimer's Association or to Sacred Journey Hospice. The family will receive friends Monday, Nov. 15, 2004 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannon-cleveland.com.
Richard Walter McDonald
Mr. Richard Walter McDonald, age 83, of Newnan, Ga., died Nov. 11, 2004.
Mr. McDonald is survived by his wife Annie R. Henderson of Newnan and his daughter and son-in-law Donna and Michael Owens; grandchildren Elizabeth , Jonathan, Annie, Rebekah, Emily, Joshua, David, Joseph and Mary-Margaret; as well as his sister Mariah Paraoh of East Lansdowne, PA; and nieces Cheryl Burtis of Bucks County, PA and Janet Kupfer of Erie, PA.
Mr. Johnny Hodo
Funeral services for Mr. Johnny Hodo (Bro) will be held Monday, Nov. 15, 2004, at 11 a.m. at the Sellers-Smith R.W.S. Memorial Chapel. Rev. Chineol Kendricks will officiate. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the home of his mother at 108 Belt Road in Newnan at 10 a.m.
Mr. Johnny Homer Hodo Jr. was born in Newnan on June 25, 1957, to Mr. and Mrs. Johnny (Sarah) Hodo.
Survivors include Gabriella H. Hodo and Mr. Hezekiah H. Hodo; mother, Mrs. Sarah Gould Hodo; four sisters, Rusaleen Gould, Mr. and Mrs. Randy (Elaine) Seamon, Mr. and Mrs. Nathanial (Sharon) Rosser and Cynthia Hodo; three brothers, Anthony Hodo (Frannie), Michael Hodo (Shan) and Vinson Hodo; aunts, Mr. and Mrs. Willie (Leola) Arnold, Mr. and Mrs. Sanford (Cornelia) Cousin, Mrs. Viola Newsome and Mrs. Floreane Hamilton; one uncle, Charlie Gould; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.
Sellers-Smith Funeral Home Inc.
Mrs. Amy Pauline Williams
Mrs. Amy Pauline Williams, 71, of Moreland, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004.
Mrs. Williams retired in 1995 from Newnan Hospital as a nurse. She was also an office manager for an OB/GYN clinic.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 16 at McKoon Funeral Home. Dr. Cliff Duvall will officiate. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Monday night from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Survivors include husband, Louis Williams of Moreland; daughters, Laura Williams of Atlanta and Evelyn Marie McDaniel of Orlando, Fla.; sons, Paul Williams of Hiram, Ga. and Virgil Berry Williams of Atlanta; and brothers, Leonard Chafin of Columbus, Ga. and Harold Chafin of Fayetteville, Ga.
McKoon Funeral Home.
Mrs. Martha Ann Couch Williams
Mrs. Martha Ann Couch Williams, 53, of Senoia, died Friday, Nov. 12, 2004.
Mrs. Williams was the daughter of the late Robert G. Couch.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home. Rev. Ron Whitlock will officiate. The family requests that no flowers be sent.
Survivors include husband Clark Williams of Senoia; mother Margaret Couch; one daughter, Kellie Williams of Senoia; and one son, Andy Williams of Senoia.
McKoon Funeral Home.
Mrs. Frances Sewell Brown
Mrs. Frances Sewell Brown, 89, of Newnan, Ga. died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2004. She was born in Coweta County on July 8, 1915, to the late Lonnie P. Sewell and the late Edna Pate Sewell. Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband George William Brown. She was a life-long member of Macedonia Baptist Church and was the church pianist for more than 64 years.
The funeral is Saturday, Nov. 13, at 3 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church with Rev. Searcy Jackson and Rev. John Riley officiating. She will lie in state from 2 p.m. until the funeral hour. Burial will follow at Macedonia Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends at McKoon Funeral Home on Friday, Nov. 12, between 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in her honor to the Macedonia Baptist Church Building Fund, 1525 Macedonia Road, Newnan, GA 30263.
She is survived by her sons, Ronald and Sudie Brown of Newnan, Stanley Brown of Newnan; granddaughters, Stephanie and Stephen Sibley of Moreland, Clara and Horace Heggood of Newnan, Shannon Brown of Newnan, Kelly and Steve Heavyside of Decatur, Ala.; and great-grandchildren, Allyra Brown, Mackenzie Sibley, Heather Sibley, Caroline Sibley, Katelyn Heggood, Kip Heggood.
McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.
Mrs. Thelma Cheatwood Teat
Mrs. Thelma Cheatwood Teat, 83, of West Girard Ave., Cedartown, Ga., died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004 in an out-of-town hospital. She was born Oct. 13, 1921 in Haralson County to parents Will and Carrie McGathy Dentmon.
Mrs. Thelma Teat was a member of the Tallapoosa East Baptist Church in Buchanan, Ga.
Mrs. Teat is predeceased by her parents; husband, J. B. Teat; sons, B. F. Cheatwood and Kenneth Cheatwood.
She is survived by children, Jerry Cheatwood, Waymon Cheatwood, Dianne Dorminey, and David Cheatwood. Nine grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren also survive.
The funeral for Mrs. Thelma Teat will be conducted on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Gammage Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Edwards and Rev. W. T. Bates officiating. The interment service will follow at Northview Cemetery.
Pallbearers -- Shannon Cheatwood, Chris Rooks, Matt Rooks, Stephen Rooks, Alex Rooks, Stevie Cheatwood, Brian Suarez.
The family will receive friends on Friday, Nov. 12 from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Thelma Cheatwood Teat.