Margaret Ogle Lee
Mrs. Margaret Ogle Lee, age 77, of McDonough, Georgia died October 25, 2008. She was born in Asheville, North Carolina to the late Grady Ogle and Lillie Mae Plemmons. She was a loving, wonderful, caring mother and a devout Christian. She was preceded in death by her husband, Foshen Odell Lee, Sr. and brothers, Burnice and J.P. Ogle.
Survivors include her children, Peggy (Johnny) Beck of Jackson, Lana Eldridge of Stockbridge, Keith Lee of Peachtree City, Sharon Lee of McDonough, Ricky Lee of Fayetteville, Jerry Lee of McDonough; siblings, Paul Ogle of Weaverville, North Carolina, Billy Ogle of Arden, North Carolina, Betty Simon, Willa Mae New, and Thelma Gray, all of Pensacola, Florida; grandchildren, Andrea Stephens, Melissa Moorman, Jeremy Fant, Kristy Talton, Morgan Lee, April Hardegree, Danny Belflower, Ryan Lee, Nicholas Lee, Christopher Lee; numerous great grandchildren.
Services were held October 28 at the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Andrew Ragan officiating. Entombment Haisten at Eastlawn Mausoleum. Haisten Funeral Home, 770-914-8833, in charge of arrangements.
Jack Leroy Fruitticher
Mr. Jack Leroy Fruitticher of McDonough, Georgia died October 12, 2008 at the age of 87. He was born in Valdosta to the late James and Lila Fruitticher. He was a former member of The Rock Baptist Church of Rex and later a member of Salem Baptist Church of McDonough where he served as a deacon and a Sunday school teacher for many years. He was a Navy veteran of WWII, was retired from General Motors Assembly Plant in Doraville, GA, a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 50 years and a member of the Shriners. But, most important, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and a true friend to many. Leroy will be greatly missed. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Edna Dodd Fruitticher, and his eight older brothers and sisters, Lila Fruitticher Shuford, Ruth Fruitticher Dunlap, J.C. Fruitticher, Ann Fruitticher Haines, Lawrence Fruitticher, Chris Fruitticher, Beverly Fruitticher and Oliver Fruitticher.
Survivors include his three sons, Jeroy and wife Joan Fruitticher of McDonough, Keith and wife Sue Fruitticher of Morganton, North Carolina, Barton and wife Elaine Fruitticher of McDonough; grandchildren, Derain and husband Brad Roper of Marietta, Jana and husband Kevin Cash of Locust Grove, Steven and wife Cindy Fruitticher of Bethlehem; great grandchild, Will Roper of Marietta; many nieces and nephews.
Services were held October 16 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Rev. Rick Statham and Rev. Bobby Swafford officiating. Interment The Rock Baptist Church Cemetery. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Jane Callaway Foster
Mrs. Jane Callaway Foster, age 86, of McDonough, Georgia died October 13, 2008. Mrs. Foster was born in Towns County, the daughter of the late Ruth Ellington Smith and Frances Eugene Callaway. Mrs. Foster was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed her family, cooking, golf, reading and sports. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. G. R. Foster, Jr., and all of her siblings.
Survivors include her children, Bobby Foster (Jean) of McDonough, Mary Plishker (Gordon) of The Woodlands, Texas, Betty Meadows (Rod) of McDonough, and Bailey Foster of McDonough; grandchildren, Bert Foster (Ellen), Brandy Foster, Bill Caudill (Vicki Read), Melissa Wadsworth (John), Lisa Wallace (Will), Jessica Wiggs (Kent), Will Plishker (Brenda Haendler), Mandy Van Dellen (Dave), Monica Meadows, Travish Foster, and Arden Foster; nine great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Services were held October 16 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. James Miller and Rev. Dudley Rose officiating. For those who wish in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Georgia Sheriff’s Youth Home, Post Office Box 1000, Stockbridge, Georgia 30281 or to the McDonough Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 427 McGarity Road, McDonough, Georgia 30252. Haisten Funeral Home, 770-914-8833, in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Alan Baker, age 72, of McDonough, Georgia died October 14, 2008. He was born in East Point to the late James A. and Arrie Mae Brady Baker, Sr. He served our country with the United States Army. His life was his Local 882, then his wife. He ran the bingo for the union at the union hall. He started to work with Ford in Sept. 27, 1956 and retired January 1, 1987.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Baker of McDonough; son, Ralph Baker of College Park; dog, Victoria; brothers-in-law, Bernard Mock of McDonough, and Bobby Mock of Dacula.
Services were held October 17 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors. Interment Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Eula Mae Thomas Thomson
Mrs. Eula Mae Thomas Thomson, age 90, of Locust Grove died October 14, 2008. She was born in Baxley to the late Joseph Henry and Viola Livingston Thomas. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church, Metropolitan Atlanta Family Campers, Teepee Toter’s, Beekeepers Association, Farm Bureau, Limousine Cattle Association, and enjoyed crocheting, flowers, and canning. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Alexander Thomson, Jr.; two infant brothers; sister, Thelma Forrester; brothers, Millard, Ralph, and Odis Thomas; and a granddaughter, Melissa Kate Evans.
Survivors include her children, David (Teresa) Thomson of Locust Grove, Eulene (Steve) Evans of Locust Grove; grandchildren, Shannan, Scott, and Jimmy Thomson, Melinda Broxson, David and Jessica Evans; great grandchildren, Olivia, Jacob, and Seth Evans, Lilly Mayo, Kayla, Emily, and Madison Broxson.
Services were held October 16 from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Al O’Quinn and Rev. Joey Seabolt officiating. Interment Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bethany Baptist Church Missions Fund in memory of Mrs. Thomson. Haisten Funeral Home, 770-914-8833, in charge of arrangements.
Philip T. Keen
Mr. Philip T. Keen, Sr, age 81, of McDonough, Georgia died October 16, 2008. He was born in Kissimmee, Florida to the late Theron Hampton and Julia Gray Keen. Mr. Keen was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Loganville. He enjoyed woodworking and gardening and was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Wilma Ellis Keen of McDonough; children, Glenda June Holland of Orangevale, California, and Philip T. (Susan) Keen, Jr. of McDonough; grandson, Michael T. Keen of McDonough; siblings, Jack Keen of Arkansas and Christin Cast of Memphis, Tennessee.
Services were held October 18 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Pastor Leslie Powell officiating. Interment Timberridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
John Andrew Fuller, Jr.
Mr. John Andrew Fuller, Jr., age 51, of Stockbridge, Georgia died October 18, 2008. He was born in Atlanta to the late John Andrew and Patricia Ann Howell Fuller. John was of the Baptist faith, a man who enjoyed fishing and good food. Most of all he loved his family and enjoyed time with them. He was preceded in death by his sister, Kathy Weston.
Survivors include his wife, Bana Fuller of Stockbridge; children, Cindy Cook of Crestview, Florida, Denise Thompson of Auburn, Jeff Recor of Griffin, Lacey Fuller and Katie Fuller, both of Stockbridge; four grandchildren; siblings, Dennis Fuller of Cleveland, Lisa Foster of Adairsville, LouAnn Manross of Hampton; step-mother, Marguerite Fuller of Jonesboro; several nieces and nephews.
Services were held October 21 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Pastor Jason Lyle officiating. Interment Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.