Mrs. Marylou Tucker Baggett
Mrs. Marylou Tucker Baggett, 92, of Lake Waccamaw, NC, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2004 at Wesley Woods in Newnan, Ga. She was the daughter of the late Roscoe C. Tucker and Rosalee Anderson and was preceded in death by her husband, Deke Eli Baggett and also a son, Thomas Tucker Baggett.
She was born Oct. 8, 1912 in Fairbluff, NC and lived her adult life in Whiteville, NC, where she spent many years as an elementary school teacher. Mrs. Baggett is survived by a son, Deke Leamon Baggett and wife Lorraine of Newnan, Ga.; twin sister, Rosalie Renfrow of Fayetteville, NC; four grandchildren, Lorey Baggett of Saint Simons, GA, Tom Baggett of Macon, GA, Nancy and Chris Howell and Joe Baggett of Newnan, GA; three great-grandchildren, Madelyn Baggett of Covington, GA, Mary Tucker Howell and Julia Howell of Newnan, GA.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Nov. 11, graveside at Whiteville Memorial Cemetery at 3 p.m. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Wesley Woods Care Center of Newnan, GA 30265.
McKenzie Mortuary, Whiteville, NC.
Mr. Kenneth Lee Durrough
Mr. Kenneth Lee Durrough, 48, died Nov. 9, 2004 at Newnan Hospital. He was born Nov. 13, 1955 in Coweta County, son of Milford James Durrough and Betty Ann Olmstead Durrough. He was a maintenance person for Brown Steel. Surviving him is his wife, Debra Durham Durrough; daughters, Missy Durrough, Nikki Durrough, and Maria Krilla; sons, Kenneth Lee Durrough Jr., Shane Durrough, and Rocky Clark; sister, Gail Waite; brother, Jimmy Durrough; six grandchildren. The funeral will be Friday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga. with Rev. Paul Stitcher officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday 6-8 p.m.
\McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga. Condolences may be expressed on-line at www.mckoon.com.
Mrs. Diane Susan Egan
Mrs. Diane Susan Egan, 57, of Newnan, Ga., died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004 at Piedmont Hospital. She was born January 5, 1947 in College Point, New York to John and Ruby Curtiss Rafferty. Her life was dedicated to providing a nurturing home for her husband and children.
She is survived by her husband Andrew T. Egan; children, Lisa Egan and James Egan and daughter-in-law Jennifer Egan; step-son Andrew Egan; sisters Penelope Gibbons, Patricia Lyons, and Lynn Stump; brother John Rafferty.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, Newnan, Ga., where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, and from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12. Rosary service will be at McKoon Funeral Home at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12. Interment will be at a later date in New York.
McKoon Funeral Home. On-line condolences may be sent at www.mckoon.com.
Mrs. Eva Bishop Caldwell
Funeral services for Eva Bishop Caldwell, 66, of Roanoke, Ala., formerly of Senoia, Ga., will be held Thursday, Nov. 11, 2004 at 2 p.m. (Central Time) from Lebanon Christian Church with Rev. Roger Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens with Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke, in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10. Mrs. Caldwell will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services beginning at 1 p.m. (Central Time) Thursday.
Mrs. Caldwell died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2004 at Emory Univeristy Hospital in Atlanta.
Surviviors include her husband, Thomas Caldwell of Roanoke; daughter, Betty Powers of Carrollton, Ga.; four sons, Anthony Caldwell (wife, Alisa), John Caldwell, Thomas M. Caldwell (wife, Wanda), all of Senoia, Ga., Emmett Caldwell (wife Debbie) of Newnan, Ga.; two sisters, Lorene Couch of Peachtree City, Ga. and Doris O'Neal of Warm Springa, Ga.; four brothers, George Bishop of Jacksonville, Fla., James Bishop of Riverdale, Ga., Gerald Bishop of Hiawassee, Ga. and Bobby Bishop of Moreland, Ga.; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Aaron Caldwell, Mike Caldwell, Josh McMillian, Robert M. Bryant, Bradley J. Bryant, Robert Caldwell, Kenny Caldwell, Ronnie O'Neal, Kenny Couch and David Burnett.
A native of Fayette County, Ga., Mrs. Caldwell was born Nov. 8, 1938, daughter of Emmett and Pearl Holt Bishop. She was a homemaker and a member of Lebanon Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Warren Bishop.
Dr. Tom Graham
Dr. Thomas Caston Graham passed away Tuesday morning, Nov. 9, 2004.
Dr. Graham was born Feb. 13, 1934 to Louise Caston and Frank Graham. He grew up on Nimmons Street and was the valedictorian of the Newnan High School Class of 1951. He attended Duke University undergraduate school and went on to complete his medical studies there.
While in medical school, he married Harriette Stripling, also of Newnan. His medical residency at Grady Memorial Hospital was interrupted by a two-and-one-half-year tour of duty in Okinawa. After finishing his military service, he completed his residency at Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. In 1965 he returned to Newnan to open his OB-GYN practice and shortly after, joined the PAPP Clinic where he remained in practice until 1998. He was an ACBL Life Master and an avid gardener.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Harriette Graham; son and daughter-in-law, Hal and Susan Graham; daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Sam Doster; and two grandchildren, Samantha Doster and Will Doster, all of Newnan. He was preceded in death by his elder son, Thomas Caston Graham Jr.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Angel's House children's shelter.
McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.
Mr. Colby Lance Payne
Mr. Colby Lance Payne of Gainesville, Florida, died Nov. 6, 2004. Colby had a love for his family, friends and sports. He is survived by his father, Lance and Donna Payne, Newnan; mother, Ellen and Rick Bishop, Gainesville, Fla.; sisters, Taylor Bishop, Gainesville, Fla., Ashley Luckie, Newnan; brother, Blake Payne, Newnan; grandparents, Sharon Mullan, Gainesville, Fla., Dr. Clarence and Margie Parrott, Newnan; Chauncey and Fran Bishop, Watervliet, MI.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. at SonRise Baptist Church, Newnan, with remains placed in state at 1 p.m. Rev. Don Helms, Min. Ron Whtilock, Dr. Bobby Helton and Rev. Skeeter Thompson officiating. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan. In lieu of flowers those desiring may make donations to Newnan Christian School Building Fund in memory of Katlyn Elaine Payne, 1608 N. Highwya 29, Newnan, GA 30263. Those wishing may send an on-line condolence at www.parrottfuneralhome.com. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, 770-964-4800.
Miss Katlyn Elaine Payne
Miss Katlyn Elaine Payne of Newnan, Ga., died Nov. 6, 2004. Katlyn had a love for her family, school, cheerleading and music. She is survived by her parents, Lance and Donna Payne, Newnan; sister, Ashley Luckie, Newnan; brother, Blake Payne, Newnan; grandparents, Cliff and Jean Stapler, Fayetteville, Dr. Clarence and Margie Parrott, Newnan. Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. at SonRise Baptist Church, Newnan, with remains placed in state at 1 p.m. Rev. Don Helms, Min. Ron Whitlock, Dr. Bobby Helton and Rev. Skeeter Thompson officiating. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan. In lieu of flowers those desiring may make donations to Newnan Christian School Building Fund in memory of Katlyn Elaine Payne, 1608 N. Highway 29, Newnan, GA 30263. Those wishing may send and on-line condolence at www.parrottfuneralhome.com. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn, Ga. 770-964-4800.
Mr. Kenneth James Newborn
Kenneth James Newborn, age 52, of Roanoke, Ala., died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, at Randolph Medical Center in Roanoke, Ala.
He is survived by his fiancee Adrianna Rix of Roanoke, Ala.; daughters Katie and Billy Mote of McDonough, Ga. and Amanda and Scot Westlake of Roanoke, Ala.; sister Anita Gaston of Ellenwood, Ga.; brothers Jerry Newborn of Lafayett, Ala. and Ricky Newborn of Georgia; grandchildren Kaitlyn and Brennah Mote; aunt Florice Folds and nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, Newnan, Ga. A funeral service will be at McKoon Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, 2004 with Mark Medlin officiating.
Mr. Travis Doyle Adams
Mr. Travis Doyle Adams, 57, of Newnan, died at his home late Thursday evening, Nov. 4, 2004.
Mr. Adams was born to Joseph and Bessie Lee Adams in 1947 in Moreland.
A graduate of Newnan High School, he attended Georgia Tech and owned and operated 'Doyle's Place,' which was a convenience store in Senoia. Mr. Adams loved helping others, reading, and filling his time solving puzzles and math problems. He was extremely intelligent and loved by everyone who knew him.
He was a member of First Baptist Church.
Mr. Adams is survived by a brother, Joseph Adams and his wife, Annette; a sister, Jane Bailey and her husband, Dwayne; seven nephews, Michale Farmer, Merrell Farmer, David Key, Brandon Kennedy, Anthony Adams, Jimmy Talevera and Vernon Boswell; three nieces, Tabitha Lafara, Monica McFall and Cynthia Hernandez.
A brother, Durrell Adams, and a sister, Margie Boyd, precedes him in death.
The family received friends at Jones Funeral Home from 5 until 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004.
The funeral service will be at 3 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home today, with Reverend Melvin Payne officiating.
Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. Jones Funeral Home.
Mrs. Margaret Ann Lunsford
Mrs. Margaret Ann Lunsford, 70, of Sharpsburg, Ga., died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2004 at her residence in Sharpsburg, Ga.
A native of Ware County, Ga., she was born July 11, 1934 to the late Edwin and Winnie Mae Craven Sinclair. Mrs. Lunsford's life work was providing a nurturing home for her husband and children.
She is survived by her husband, Clyde C. Lunsford Jr.; daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Forrest and her husband Tom of Augusta, Ga.; two sons, Clyde C. Lunsford III and wife Kaye of Chandler, Ariz. and Edwin Lunsford and wife Kim of Senoia, Ga. Also surviving are her sisters, Alice Hodges of Buckeye, Ariz., Maysie Lee of Waycross, Ga., and Mary Frances Albery of Franklin, NC. She has one brother, Milton Craven of Waycross, Ga. There are five grandchildren, one great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga. where the family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6. Funeral service will be at graveside in St. Andrews Cemetery, Darien, Ga., at 2 p.m. Monday. Nov. 8 with Rev. Russell Kendrick officiating.
Mrs. Marjorie Jean Ciocco
Mrs. Marjorie Ciocco, 61, of Stone Mountain, Ga., died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2004.
She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Lynn Rakestraw of Sharpsburg, Ga.; son, Royce Fredrick Coker Jr. of McDonough, Ga.; sister, Rosalind Covan of Lustell, MS; and brother, Tommy Wilkinson of Salisbury, NC.
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, Nov. 5. Funeral service will be at McKoon Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6. Rev. Dana Everhart officiating. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga.
Mr. Eli F. Crast
Mr. Eli F. Crast, 80, of Sharpsburg, Ga., died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004.
He is survived by his wife, Pauline Crast; daughters, Denise Roberts of Sharpsburg, Ga., and Bonnie C. Hornback of Louisville, Ky.; son, Anthony Crast of Atlanta, Ga.; sister, Virginia Reid of Locona, N.Y.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga. Funeral service will be at Cokes Chapel Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004. Father Dan Fleming officiating. Interment will be at College Park Cemetery in College Park, Ga.
Mrs. Helen Breed Tolbert
Mrs. Helen Breed Tolbert, 86, of Newnan, Ga., born Sept. 7, 1918, died Nov. 2, 2004 at Newnan Hospital Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was a member of Newnan Presbyterian Church for over 50 years. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mrs. Tomye Breed and late husband Mr. Edwin Thomas Tolbert and brother Steven Douglas Breed.
Mrs. Tolbert was a retired nurse at Newnan Hospital with over 25 years of service. She later became a long-time Pink Lady volunteer at Humana Hospital.
Survivied by two daughters, Rebecca Lee Tolbert and Carol T. Womack; son-in-law James A. Womak III; grandson, James A. Womack IV of Maui, Hawaii; and granddaughter Jennifer W. Blair, her husband Greg Blair, and great-grandson Nicholas Blair of Atlanta
At her request her body was donated to the Emory University School of Medicine. A private memorial service to be held at a later date.
ARMON HAROLD NEILL, 90, of Newnan, Ga., died Nov. 1, 2004 at Southland Nursing Home. Graveside funeral service will be Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Bryan Calhoun officiating. Higgins Hillcrect Chapel, Newnan, Ga.
DEBRA CHOSEWOOD, 42, died Oct. 31, 2004 at Southern Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be Thursday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, with Pastor Mann officiating. Burial Happy Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Charlotte F. Colton
Mrs. Charlotte F. Colton passed on Friday, Oct. 29, 2004 at Pine Knoll Nursing and Rahab Center in Carrollton.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 12:30 p.m. from the Newnan Chapel United Methodist Church, Newnan, Ga. with body placed in state at 11 a.m. The Rev. Moses Woodruff, pastor, assisted by Rev. Ralph Thompson Jr., Pastor Steve Dennis. Interment Eastview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be the United Methodist Men.
Charlotte F. Colton, daughter of the late John H. and Ida Gaston was born April 1, 1924 in Newnan, Ga. She was a long-time and faithful member of Newnan Chapel United Methodist Church , serving in United Methodist Women, The Mature Adults and Senior Usher Board.
She was preceded in death by her husband Eugene Colton and eleven siblings.
Survivors: daughter, Susie Ann (Willie) Cousin, and a loving and devoted god-daughter, Louise (Ben) Parham; two grandchildren, Dedrick (Samantha) Barnum and Natel Cousin; sister, Lucille Dyer; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Family and friends are asked to assemble on the day of the service at the home of her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Willie C. Cousins, 70 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Newnan, 11:45 a.m. Final arrangements entrusted to Sellers-Smith Funeral Home Inc.
Mr. Charles Frank Law Sr.
Mr. Charles Frank Law Sr., 65, of Senoia, Ga., died at his residence in Senoia, Ga. Mr. Law was retired from Delta Airlines where he was a computer programmer.
He is survived by his wife, Norma Law; two daughters, Charlotte Holland of Gainesville, Ga. and Mary Albertsen of Englewood, Fla.; son, Charles Frank "Chip" Law Jr. of Boynton Beach, Fla.; sister, Linda Hester of McDonough, Ga.; grandchildren, Austin Barfied, Amanda Barfield, Cody Barfield, Katilyn Barfield, Zachary Holland and Joshua Holland.
A memorial service will be held at New Hope United Methodist Church in Gainesville, Ga. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Richard Moeller officiating. The family has asked that flowers not be sent and memorial contributions made to New Hope United Methodist Church Building Fund, 4815 Dawsonville Hwy., Gainesville, GA 30506.
Arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga.
Mrs. Mildred Barnette
The funeral service of Mildred Barnette, of 1203 Forest Glen Drive, Albany, Ga., who died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, at Palmyra Medical Center, will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan, Ga. Rev. Bobby Moye will officiate.
A native of Coweta County, Ga., Mrs. Barnette had resided in Albany since 1956, moving from Thomaston, Ga. A former nurse, she and her husband, Elmer Barnette, owned and operated Woodall Funeral Home (now Mathews Funeral Home) for many years. Miss Mildred, as she was affectionately known, continued to serve as receptionist and hostess until recently, Mrs. Barnette was a charter member of Sherwood Baptist Church and was a former member of the choir.
Survivors include her daughter and her husband, Ellen and John Lane of Albany; three brothers and their wives, J. B. and Sarah Storey of Newnan, Ga., Robert and Karen Storey of Fayetteville, Ga., and Leory and Louise Storey of Conyers, Ga.; two grandchildren, Missy Pilgrim and her husband, Chris, of Albany, Bo Lane and his wife, Tracy of Albany; one great-grandchild, Hannah Grace Pilbrim.
The family received friends Thursday, Dec. 30, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home.
The family may be reached at the residence of John and Ellen Lane, 1513 Tenth Ave., Albany, GA 31707.
Mathews Funeral Home, Albany, Ga. 229/435-5657. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, in charge of local arrangements.