Mr. Bobby Truelove, age 46, of Stockbridge, Georgia died Friday, May 30, 2008. He was born in Atlanta to Michael and Sarah Truelove. He was a member of First Christian Church, Stockbridge, an avid Georgia Bulldog fan and enjoyed singing and playing the guitar, but most of all he was a family man who loved his wife and children. Bobby was preceded in death by his brother, Steven Truelove.
Survivors include his wife, Lynne’; children, Michael True-love and Lauren Truelove, both of Stockbridge; his parents, Michael and Sarah Truelove of St. Augustine, Florida; sister, Nicole McCormick of St Augustine, Florida; grandmother, Frances Truelove; father and mother-in-law, Tommy and Corinne Brown of McDonough; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services were held June 2 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Pastor Jim Van Winkle and Pastor Greg Lee officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
James Lamar Freeman
Mr. James Lamar Freeman, age 75, of McDonough, Georgia died June 2, 2008. He was born in Atlanta to the late Robert Leroy and Maggie Cleo Gray Freeman. He served his country in the United States Army; was a retired industrial printer; a member of Heatherwood Baptist Church in Riverdale; an avid runner, running 7 to 8 miles per day, and also having run the Peachtree Road Race over 20 times and the Marietta Labor Day Road Race over 12 times.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Jean Freeman of McDonough; sons, Jimmy Freeman of Hampton, Keith (Julie) Freeman of Madison, Alabama, Kenny (Tania) Freeman of Greenbrier, Tennessee; daughters, Cheryl (Lou) Winters of Locust Grove, Sharon Payne of Flowery Branch; six grandchildren; mother-in-law, Virginia Cherry of McDonough; sister, Lucille Hall of Covington.
Services were held June 5 from Heatherwood Baptist Church in Riverdale with Dr. Tom Daugherty officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Grover C. Futch, Jr.
Mr. Grover C. Futch, Jr., age 83, of McDonough, Georgia died June 2, 2008. Mr. Futch was born September 16, 1924 in Bryan County, the sixth of eight children born to Cleveland and Esther Futch. The Futch family was one of the pioneering families in Southeast Georgia and he was also a descendent of three other families who were early settlers of this section of our state – Shuman, Downs and Woodcock. Mr. Futch was a member of the First Baptist Church of McDonough. He was preceded in death by his infant daughter, parents, two brothers and four sisters.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Mildred Mercer Futch; son, Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Futch of McDonough and grandchildren, Erin, Alan, Madison, Grant, and Garrett; daughter, Diane and Darryl Johnson of Watkinsville and grandchild, Josh Goodman; sister, Mrs. Mary Burnsed of Pembroke; many nieces, nephews; and a host of friends.
Services were held June 6 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Dr. Charles Thomas officiating. Interment Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Larry G. Greene
Mr. Larry G. Greene, age 54, of Stockbridge, Georgia died Mon-day, June 2, 2008. He was born in Atlanta to the late Tommie and Grace Branch Greene. Mr. Greene was involved with the bus ministry and children’s church at his church. He was an all around sports enthusiast. But most important to him was attending church, spending time with his wife and his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Greene; children, Brian (Katie) Page, Chris (Kim) Page, Mendi (Alan) Holtzclaw; 6 grandchildren; siblings, Brian Greene, Ray Greene, Carol Hutton, Gerald Greene, Don Greene, Susan Greene, and Margaret Mitchell; foster mother, Marion Carter, foster brothers, Danny Carter and Chuck Carter; and 22 nieces and nephews.
Services were held June 4 at Liberty Baptist Tabernacle with Rev. Rob Tinney and Rev. Glenn Anderson officiating. Interment Sherwood Memorial Park. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.
Robert C. Milligan
Mr. Robert C. Milligan, age 89, of McDonough, Georgia died Monday, June 2, 2008. He was born in New York City, New York to the late Harold Vincent and Lucy Richardson Milligan. He was a Captain with the U.S. Public Health services and served our country as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army Medical Corp during WWII. His career was in public health, including several assignments for the World Health Organization. He had a passion for gardening most of his life. Mr. Milligan was also preceded in death by his wife, Jane Meyer Milligan.
Survivors include his daughters, Delores (William) Watts of Stockbridge, Dorri Melvin of Houston, Texas, and Holly Pitchell of San Diego, California; and two grandchildren. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Susan Suda, age 59, of McDonough, Georgia died June 3, 2008. Mrs. Suda was born in Concord, New Hampshire, the daughter of Roger Montgomery of Midlothian, Texas and Betty Montgomery of Groveton, New Hampshire. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister who enjoyed her family; she enjoyed the Boston Red Sox, sewing and knitting.
Survivors include her husband, Gerald A. Suda of McDonough; children, Robin Reinkemeyer (Ross) of Jefferson City, Missouri, Cherlyn Gater (John) of Morrow, Melynda McElroy (Jeremy) of Crossville, Tennessee, Keith Badosky (Connie) of McDonough, Roger Badosky (Maria) of McDonough, Joseph Badosky (Lauren) of Marietta; 11 grandchildren; sisters, Donna Stinson (Robert), Karen Merrow (Scott) both of Groveton, New Hampshire; brother, Rick Montgomery of Groveton, New Hampshire, and William Montgomery (Roberta) of Midlothian, Texas.
Services were held June 6 at Tara Baptist Church with Rev. Ron Little officiating. For those who wish in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 934048, Atlanta, GA 31193-4048. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Eric Allan Love
Mr. Eric Allan Love, age 37, of McDonough, Georgia died Wed-nesday, June 4, 2008. He was born in East Point. Mr. Love was a member of St. James The Apostle Catholic Church. He enjoyed scuba diving, boating, camping, working on his motorcycle, and building fish aquariums. He was a member of the Plumber’s and Pipe Fitter’s Local #72.
Survivors include his parents, William Allan and Leone Riddle Love of McDonough; son, Austin Allan Love of Villa Rica; nieces, Brittany Kay Love and Allison Danielle Love, both of Jonesboro.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, June 7, 2008 at St. James The Apostle Catholic Church with Father John Murphy officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday, June 7, 2008 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the church. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.