Gerald F. Kleine
Mr. Gerald F. Kleine, age 71, of Locust Grove, Georgia died June 6, 2008. Mr. Kleine was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of the late Valerie Garthoffner and George R. Kleine. He served his country in the U.S. Navy, he retired as an Air Traffic Controller with 40 plus years of service, he was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother who enjoyed his family, golf, traveling, cruises and gambling.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Kleine of Locust Grove; children, Chris and Cathy Kleine of Jacksonville, Florida, Todd and Tracie Kleine of Smyrna, James and Stephanie Mudge of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tony and Kim Biles of Jackson, and Robb and Nikki Verna of Kennesaw; brothers, Richard Kleine of Bettendorf, Iowa, Robert Kleine of St. Louis and George Kleine, both of St. Louis, Missouri; sister, Mary Jean Trieschmann of St. Louis, Missouri; ten grandchildren, two great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held June 10 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Buddy Perstrope officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Aiden Michael Bloodworth
Master Aiden Michael Bloodworth, infant son of Candace Diane Harper and Joseph Nelson Bloodworth of Conyers, Georgia, died May 26, 2008.
He is survived by grandparents, Lee Katheryn Timbs of McDonough, Jennie and Nelson Bloodworth of Conyers; great grandparents, William and Madeline Kelly of McDonough, Clyde Johnson of Macon, and Ruth Bloodworth of Newnan; aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services were held May 31 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Alan Burns officiating. Interment Locust Grove Cemetery. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Mack Cockrell, age 86, of McDonough, Georgia died May 26, 2008. He was the third of 15 children of the late Laura Maude Oswalt Cockrell and Roy Sylvester Cockrell of Taylor's Branch, Texas near Killeen. Mack was a 30-year veteran, enlisting in the Army Air Corps in January, 1942. He served in the Berlin Air Lift, Korean War, Vietnam, and many other assignments throughout Europe and the Pacific. He retired from the United States Air Force in July, 1973. He loved baseball, hunting, fishing, and golf. He was preceded in death by Janie Marie Hillyard Cockrell, Wilford Walker Cockrell, James Weldon Cockrell, Evelyn Marie Cockrell Mitchell, Leroy Cockrell, Gordon Allen Cockrell, and Elsie Arlene Cockrell Melville.
Survivors include his wife, Marion Agnes Dietke Cockrell of McDonough; daughter Linda Sue Cockrell Christenson of McDonough; son Mickie Cockrell of Middleton, Idaho; brothers Norman, George, and Dick; and sisters Delrie, Tiny, Margaret, Elizabeth, and Katy. He is also survived by two grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to Vitas, Hospice, 931 Rock Quarry Road, Stockbridge, Georgia, 30281. Cremation Society of the South in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Antonio Negron, age 70, of Hampton, Georgia died May 26, 2008. Mr. Negron was born in Puerto Rico, the son of the late Georgina Torres and Antonio Negron. He was a devoted family man who enjoyed his family and watching sports on TV. Mr. Negron was preceded in death by siblings, Ariel Negron, Ruben Negron and Miguel A. Negron.
Survivors are his wife, Edna Batista Negron of Hampton; children, Edna Negron and Barbara Fleuriot of New York, Caridad Negron of McDonough and Julio Rosario of Rex; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren; siblings Doris Negron, Maritisa Negron, Mirian Negron, Noemi Negron, Luis Negron, Melvin Negron and Juan Negron; numerous nieces and nephews.
Services were held May 30 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Alvie Rodgers officiating. Interment Haisten at Eastlawn Memorial Park. Hais-ten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Oscar Junior Card
Mr. Oscar Junior “J.C.” Card of McDonough, Georgia died May 27, 2008. He was born in Shuqualak, Mississippi, the son of the late Ada Mae Prisock and Andrew Jackson Card. Mr. Card was a self employed carpenter for 30 years, he served his country in the US Navy, was a member of The Village Church, enjoyed hunting, fishing, wrestling and story telling. His wife, Margaret E. Lee Card preceded him in death.
Survivors are his children, Susan Card Voyles (Lee) of McDonough, Loretta C. Kong-phila (Houmpheng) of Jones-boro, and Jill Hazard (Peter) of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Jason, Justin, Jennifer Voyles, Holly, Shoshana, Dakota Kongphila, Hunter, Caitlyn Card, Jackee, Jeremy Hazard, and Michael Jr., Ashley, John Bearden; and five great grandchildren.
Services were held May 30 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Pastor Ray Waters officiating. Interment College Park Cemetery. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Carol Ann Dowd
Mrs. Carol Ann Dowd, age 63, of McDonough, Georgia, formerly of Fredericksburg, Virginia, died May 28, 2008. Mrs. Dowd was born in Washington, D.C., the daughter of the late Mae Swope and Wilbur William Wilkin. She was a devoted homemaker, enjoyed being with her family and friends, she had an outgoing, loving personality, enjoyed her antique shop, shopping, and movies. Mrs. Dowd was a member of Saumsville Christian Church in Woodstock Virginia.
Survivors include her husband Jim Dowd of McDonough; children Stacie Saemann and husband Mark of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Roger Dowd and wife Maria Heckscher of Atlanta and Michael Dowd of Boulder, Colorado; grandchildren Jennifer and Ashley Saemann of Fredericksburg, Virginia and Sophia Dowd of Atlanta; several nieces and nephews.
Services were held June 2 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Townsend officiating. Interment Georgia National Cemetery. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
John Harold Guy
Mr. John Harold Guy, age 63, of McDonough, Georgia died May 29, 2008. Mr. Guy was born in Fairmont, Minnesota, the son of the late LaVonne Berneice Johnson and George Harold Guy. He retired with the US Army and the US Civil Service Department. He was a member of the Lake Spivey Senior Golf League, he enjoyed cooking and going to Biloxi. Mr. Guy was preceded in death by his wife, HyoSun Pak Guy and a brother, Larry Guy.
Survivors are his children, Ralph and Heather Guy of McDonough, Tommie Guy of McDonough and Bryan Guy of Minnesota; sisters, Jolene Morrow of California and Susan Langford of Arizona. Haisten Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.