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Frank Mann
January 26, 1937 - September 13, 2012
Mr. Frank Mann, age 75 of Conyers, went to be with the Lord Thursday, September 13, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Pat Mann; daughter, Cathy Mann; son, Kenny Mann; grandson, Chris Mann, all of Conyers; sister, Avis Wells, Jonesboro; nieces, Vonnie and Gina; nephews, Timmy and Dewayne; and many cousins. Mr. Mann worked for the City of Atlanta Fire Department for 36 years. He worked on behalf of abused and neglected children for several years and currently worked with abused horses at Charlie Elliott Wildlife and Rescue. He was involved with Lakeview Estates ministries for many years. He was known by his cheerful and witty spirit and was loved by all. We look forward to meeting him in Heaven and because he was such a productive person seeing all the preparations he has made for us. Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 3 p.m. at Newton Baptist Church, 720 Jack Neely Road, Covington with Rev. Tony Howeth and Rev. Ralph Easterwood officiating; interment will follow at Lawnwood Memorial Park, Covington. Family will receive friends Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.

RACHEL POPE
January 26, 1921 - September 14, 2012
Mrs. Mary Rachel Pope, age 91 of Covington, died Friday, September 14, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Pope; son, Raymond Pope; parents, Colie and Kinie Howard; and brother, Howell Howard. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Marion David and Jan Pope, Lithonia; daughter and son-in-law, Betty Jean and Weyman Smith, Covington; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; brothers and sister-in-law, Paul and Wilma Howard, James Howard; and sister-in-law, May Alice Howard. Funeral services will be held Monday, September 17, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. at Scot Ward's Green Meadow Chapel; interment will follow at Turner Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Lithonia. Family will receive friends Sunday, September 16, 2012 from 2 until 4 p.m. and 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.

Oswald Riley
October 15, 1940 - September 15, 2012
Rev. Oswald Riley, age 71 of Stone Mountain, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 15, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Ivan Riley. He is survived by his wife, Eileen Riley; children, Carlene Lawla, Mauvarie (Novelette) Riley, Kirk Riley, Rosemarie Clarke, Fitzroy Riley Sr., Suzette Riley-White, Lindel Riley, Garfield Riley; adopted children & grandchildren, Michael Hall, Beverly (Gracie) Hall-Bitter, Yvonne Hall-Nelson, Beverly (Opal) Clarke, Denise Nelson, Seneta Vang, Nicholas Nelson; 28 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; his mother, Mildred Riley (Jamaica, West Indies); 2 brothers; 3 sisters; numerous children he cared for in Jamaica, New York & Georgia; other relatives, associates, and friends. Oswald Riley, a man of God with a heart of gold, walked this earth from October 15, 1940 to September 12, 2012. During his time on earth he touched the lives of so many, that they are too numerous to count. He always helped everyone he could, and if he couldn't help, he would try to find ways to help. This he did throughout his entire life. He was known as Bro. Howie, Pastor Riley, Daddy, and Grandpa. Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 3 p.m. at Victorious Life Church of God, 1615 Old McDonough Highway, Conyers with Pastor Larry Gunter officiating. Interment will be Monday, September 24, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Hillandale Memorial Park, 6201 Hillandale Drive, Lithonia. Family will receive friends Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Oswald Riley - Forever etched in our hearts. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.

Frankie Hyde
June 12, 1930 - September 19, 2012
Mrs. Frankie Hyde, age 82 of Conyers, died Wednesday, September 19, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Martha Moss, daughter, Barbara Gresham and son, Steve Hyde. She is survived by her husband of 64 1/2 years, Carl Hyde, Conyers; daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Tim Harwell, Conyers; sons and daughters-in-law, Carlton and Linda Hyde, Snellville, Doug and Stephanie Hyde, Newborn; brother, Boss Moss, Scottdale; 6 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hyde was a member of Rosebud Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Scot Ward's Green Meadow Chapel with Rev. Frank Mabry, Rev. Jimmy Lee and Rev. Russell Cantrell officiating; interment will follow at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends Friday, September 21, 2012 from 2 until 4 p.m. and 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.

Brandon Earl Blankenship
September 15, 1978 - September 22, 2012
Brandon Earl Blankenship, age 34 of Conyers, died Saturday, September 22, 2012. He was preceded in death by his mother, Vicki Ann Blankenship. Mr. Blankenship is survived by his father, Norman Earl Blankenship, Conyers; sister, Karen Blankenship, Conyers; nephew, Matthew Moles, Conyers; niece, Karlee Moles, Conyers; aunt and uncle, June & Jim Pugh, Lynchburg, TN; several cousins and many friends. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Ebenezer United Methodist Church with Rev. Ken Stephens officiating; interment will follow at Ebenezer UMC Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Rockdale House for Men, 1060 Scott St., Conyers, GA 30012 or online at www.rockdalehouses.org. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, 30012, 770-483-7216.

Willie Neal Hayes
January 16, 1918 - September 26, 2012
Mr. Willie Neal Hayes, age 94 of Conyers, died Wednesday, September 26, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lura Nell Hayes, parents, Willie England and Mary Annie (Hood) Hayes, and sister, Lucille Nash. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Becky Hayes, Sr., Heflin, AL; daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and Bill Wood, Conyers; grandchildren, Cliff and Ailsa Hayes, Eddie Hayes, Bill and Chrissy Wood, Jr., Tabitha Wood, Pam Wood Culver; great-grandchildren, Tiffany Hayes, Mikey Grantham, Noah Culver, Claire Morris, Duncan Grantham; sister, Amelia Carter; and brother, Ronald L. Hayes, both of Canon, GA. Mr. Hayes was retired from Atlantic Realty and a member of Crosspoint Christian Church. Graveside services will be held Friday, September 28, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens with Rev. Curt Zehner and Rev. Bill Rollins officiating. Family will receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.

Elgie Russell Hudgins
November 11, 1931 - September 26, 2012
Elgie Russell Hudgins, age 80 of Conyers, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, September 26, 2012. Elgie is survived by the love of his life and wife of 60 years, Mary Louise; his daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Terry Clanton; daughter, Wanda Hudgins-Spain; daughter, Patti Romero; daughter and son-in-law, Leigh and Gary Landon; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Eunice Hudgins and his daughter and son-in-law, Libby and Randy Poynter. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Arts from Auburn University in 1953. He spent his career in the printing and packaging industry, retiring in 1999. Elgie was a devoted family man, loved spending time with his wife, daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and looked forward to family get-togethers for any occasion when he enjoyed his homemade peach ice cream. He was known to close friends as ‘Pipe’. His cheerful and witty spirit endeared him to his family and friends. His constant display of love and affection for his wife was inspirational to family and embarrassing to hospital staff during some recent hospital stays. He will be loved and missed by all who loved him and knew him. A memorial service will be held at Scot Ward's Green Meadow Chapel at 2:00 PM on Sunday, September 30, 2012 officiated by Pastor Brett Millican and Pastor Ronny Brannen. Family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 PM prior to the service. Flowers or donations to the Lung Association or American Cancer Society are welcome. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.

Eddie Potts
January 4, 1958 - September 27, 2012
George Edward (Eddie) Potts came into this world on January 4, 1958 at Rockdale County Hospital and went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 27, 2012. He lived his entire life in Rockdale County and leaves behind a cadre of close friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Walker and Deane Potts and George and Claire Cowan, all of Conyers. He is survived by his loving wife, Terry Lynn Potts; beloved son, Tyler Potts, both of Conyers; daughter, Haley Potts, of Brookhaven; and parents, Benny and Bitzi Potts, of Conyers. Other survivors include stepdaughters, Maegan Underwood and Brittany Wood; sister and brother-in-law, Lisa Potts Huckaby and Darrell Huckaby; brother-and-sister-in-law, David and Tanya Nolen; nieces and nephews, Jamie, Jackson and Jenna Huckaby, Derrick and Cody Nolen; and parents-in-law, Terry and Janice Flournoy, of Wedowee, AL. Eddie graduated from Rockdale County High School in 1976 and was active in sports, playing on the Bulldog football and basketball teams. He pursued his education at DeKalb County Technical College and for the past 30-plus years has been employed by Batchelor and Kimball, Inc. He has been a long-time member of Atlanta Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 72 and was working as a project foreman at the time of his death. Eddie was a long-time softball umpire in the community and an avid hunter and fisherman, but his true passions were his family, Rockdale Baptist Church and the Heritage High School Band. He worked the soundboard at the church for many, many years and has been the Pit Boss and an integral part of the support wing of the Patriot Marching Band for the past twelve years, seldom, if ever, missing a game, competition or band activity. George Edward Potts has touched the lives of many people in the Conyers/Rockdale County community and will be sorely missed by a great cross section of people, young and old, near and far. Funeral services will be held Monday, October 1, 2012 at 3 p.m. at Rockdale Baptist Church with Pastor Dwayne Jones and Pastor Reese Sanders officiating; he will lie in state beginning at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Sunday, September 30, 2012 from 2 until 4 p.m. and 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heritage High School Marching Band Eddie Potts Memorial Fund. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.

Brad Sherrill
September 5, 1973 - September 29, 2012
Brad Sherrill, age 39 of Social Circle, died Sept. 29, 2012. He was preceded in death by brother, Timothy Scott Sherrill. He is survived by parents, Gary & Beverly Sherrill, Social Circle; brother, Matthew Ryan Sherrill, Atlanta; niece, Samantha Sherrill, McDonough; grandparents, J.C. and Mattie Pace, Decatur, AL; grandmother, Marie Sherrill, Courtland, AL; uncles, Stephen Sherrill, Town Creek, AL, Timothy Sherrill, Courtland, AL, Donald Pace, Decatur, AL; aunts, Patricia Moore, Tuscaloosa, AL, Sue Urban, Huntsville, AL. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Scot Ward’s Green Meadow Chapel with Rev. Michael Hardy officiating; interment will follow at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, 30012, 770-483-7216.

Kenneth Saxon
January 6, 1934 - November 12, 2012
Mr. Kenneth Saxon, age 78 of Decatur, died Monday, November 12, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Gerrie Saxon, Decatur; daughters and sons-in-law, Kimberly and Phil Fratesi, Loganville, Robyn and Darren Chester, Ft. Benning, Susan and Phil Culver, Adairsville; grandchildren, April and Mark Burton, Amber Fratesi, Joey Chester, Emily Chester, Austin Chester, Leo Fratesi, Olivia Chester, Leslie Chester, Luther Culver, Sarah Chester. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 4 p.m. at Scot Ward's Green Meadow Chapel with Chaplain (Major) Darren Chester and Rev. Doug Craver officiating. Family will receive friends from 3 until 4 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Georgia Baptist Children's Homes and Family Ministries, P.O. Box 329, Palmetto, GA 30268 www.gbchfm.org. Scot Ward Funeral Services 699 American Legion Rd. Conyers, GA 30012 770-483-7216

LUCKY WHEELER
January 28, 1947 - November 15, 2012
Mr. Lucky Wheeler, age 65 of Conyers, died Thursday, November 15, 2012. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Meathel Smallwood. He is survived by his wife, Jayne Wheeler, Conyers; sons and daughter-in-law, Matthew Scott Wheeler, Joshua Wayland and Lisa Wheeler, all of Conyers, Joey Keith Wheeler; sister and brother-in-law, Margie and Wallace Payne, Gainesville; granddaughter, Haley Vanessa Wheeler, Conyers; father, Earl Wheeler. Mr. Wheeler was owner/operator of Lucky's Auto Repair in Lithonia. He was a veteran of the United States Marines and served in Vietnam. A memorial service will be held Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Light of Calvary Baptist Church, 1370 East View Rd., Conyers with Mr. Wallace Payne officiating. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012 770-483-7216

Cameron Cowart Farmer
June 26, 2001 - November 13, 2012
Cameron Cowart Farmer, age 11 of Rossville, formerly of Conyers, died Tuesday, November 13, 2012. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Doyle Cowart, Sr. and grandmother, Margaret Lynne Farmer. He is survived by his parents, Tabitha and Alan Farmer, Rossville; sisters, Annabell Cowart, Rossville, Katelyn Shaughnessy, Snellville; grandparents, David and Lecia Farmer, Powder Springs, Jody Powell, Rossville; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Cameron attended J. H. House Elementary School and Highview Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12 p.m. at Scot Ward's Green Meadow Chapel with Pastor Wayne Jones officiating; interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends Friday, November 16, 2012 from 6 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Those desiring may make donations to the Brain Tumor Foundation for Children, Inc., 6065 Roswell Road NE, Suite 505, Atlanta, GA 30328 www.braintumorkids.org. Scot Ward Funeral Services 699 American Legion Rd. Conyers, GA 30012 770-483-7216

Gloria Jean Murray
April 1, 1946 - November 15, 2012
Mrs. Gloria Jean Murray, age 66 of Cartersville died November 15, 2012. She is survived by son, Stoney & Sheri Bowles, Powder Springs; daughter, Star & Bryant Dodd, Trion; sisters, Maggie Smith, Maysville, Brenda Smith, Locust Grove; grandchildren, Derrick Bowles, Austell, Danielle Bowles, Brookhaven, Jessica Vinyard, Trion. All services are private. Scot Ward Funeral Services 699 American Legion Rd., Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.

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