Mrs. Helen Reynolds
Mrs. Helen C. Reynolds, 73, of Hogansville died Friday at West Georgia Medical Center.
Mrs. Reynolds was born March 11, 1930, in Hogansville to the late Joseph Leonard Carroll and Minnie Cavender Carroll Cannon, and was the stepdaughter of Earl D. Cannon. A lifelong resident of Hogansville, she was a member of St. James United Methodist Church, a past president of the Hogansville Pilot Club and a former Girl Scout leaders. She was the wife of the late Harold Loyd Reynolds.
Survivors include a son, E. Lamar Reynolds; a daughter and son - in - law, Kathy and Harry Carlisle, all of Hogansville; eight grandchildren, Kristy Carlisle, Kevin Carlisle, Steven Reynolds, Michael Reynolds, Angela Reynolds, Shelley Reynolds, Shannon Davis and Sissy Hudson; and five great - grandchildren, Logan Carlisle, Sawyer Reynolds, Noah Hudson, Libby Davis and Garrett Davis. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Michael Loyd Reynolds.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville with the Rev. James Calhoun officiating. Burial will be in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville.
March 23, 2003
Mrs. Martha Cousins
Martha Page Cousins, 86, of Greenville, wife of the late Roy A. Cousins, died peacefully Saturday at West Georgia Medical Center. She was attended by a loving and admiring family. This completed a gratifying life as a student, scholar, teacher, wife, mother, grandmother, humanitarian, mentor and matriarch.
She cherished independence while relishing the company and camaraderie of family, extended family and friends. She had an enthusiastic love for her church and her religion while being sufficiently enlightened to happily acknowledge the virtues and beliefs of all those whom she encountered on her long and joyful journey that started in Dade County. She can be praised and admired at death without the least exaggeration of her deeds and outlook in life.
She is survived by two sons, Dr. Lamar Cousins of Marietta and Dr. Lucian Cousins and wife, Diane, of LaGrange; a sister, Sally Page, two sisters - in - law, Virginia Page and Kathleen Page of Trenton; four grandchildren, Dr. Holley Meers and husband, Michael, of Chevy Chase, Md., Luke Cousins and wife, Elissa, of Atlanta, Albert Cousins of Kennesaw, and Lucy Cousins of Dahlonega; and a great - grandson, Luca Cousins.
Funeral services will be 5 p.m. today at Union Baptist Church in Meriwether County. Burial will be in Luthersville Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 3 to 5 p.m. today. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Union Baptist Church, c/o Fred Newman, 10000 Highway 100, Hogansville, GA 30241.
Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
March 23, 2003
John N. McNair, M.D.
John N. McNair, M.D., 86, of Spring Hill, Fla., formerly of Muskegon Mich., died March 8, 2003, at his home. He was the father of Susan Townsend of LaGrange.
Dr. McNair, born Nov. 27, 1916, in Albion, Mich., was the son of the late Dr. Lawrence North and Mary Augusta Niggeman McNair. He was an Eagle Scout and a 1935 graduate of Washington Gardner High School and a 1939 graduate of Albion College where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. He received his medical degree from Wayne University Medical College in 1943 where he was a member of Phi Beta Phi Medical Fraternity. He did his internship at Providence Hospital in Detroit, returning after World War II to do his residency in obstetrics and gynecology there. During the war, he was assigned to the Navy Medical Corps at Pearl Harbor and on the island of Guam. Dr. McNair began private practice in Muskegon, Mich., in 1949 and was a fellow with the American College of Surgeons and a diplomat with the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He was a member of the Muskegon County Medical Society, the Michigan State Medical Society and the American Medical Association. He was a Rotarian and a member of the Muskegon Country Club. After his retirement in 1985, he moved to Florida.
Survivors include his children and their spouses, Lawrence and Helen McNair of Virginia, James McNair of Florida, and Susan and Dale Townsend of LaGrange; grandchildren, Gregory McNair, Amy Kinsley, Matthew Townsend, Michael Townsend and David Townsend. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy E. Parsonson McNair and a sister, Nan E. Marzolf.
Funeral services were Friday, March 14, 2003, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church with Father Joseph Ashby officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in Albion, Mich.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Red Cross or to the Salvation Army in memory of Dr. McNair.
Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www.heritagefuneralservice.com.
Achterhoff Funeral Home in Muskegon was in charge of arrangements.
March 22, 2003
Monroe Veal, 78, of Roanoke, Ala., formerly of LaGrange died Thursday at Bill Nichols Veteran’s Administration Home in Alexander City, Ala.
Mr. Veal, born June 9, 1924, in Randolph County, was the son of the late Luther S. and Minnie Pearl Brown Veal. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a self - employed carpenter and farmer. He was a member of Forest Home Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Spradlin Veal of Roanoke; a daughter and son - on - law, Carolyn and Robert R. Muller of Roanoke; three sisters, Libby Lowry and Florence Chase, both of Roanoke and Betty Miller of Brilliant; and three brothers, Henton Veal, Cary Veal and Junior Veal, all of Roanoke.
Funeral services will be today at 3:00 at Quattlebaum Funeral Home in Roanoke with the Revs. Stoney Halsey, Hugh Vines and Jerry Pike officiating. Burial will be in Forest Home Christian Church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Virgil Veal, Mike Veal, Ricky Veal, Junior Spradlin, Vayden Pate, Clay Veal, Randall Miller and Chad Veal.
Flowers will be accepted or those desiring may contribute to Forest Home Church Building Fund.
March 22, 2003
Paul Mallory, 87, of Pine Mountain died Friday at Georgia Baptist Hospital in Warm Springs.
Mr. Mallory, born June 15, 1915, in Harris County, was the son of the late Van and Maude Hale Mallory. He was a member of Pine Mountain Valley Baptist Church and an Army veteran of World War II. He retired from civil service in Columbus.
Survivors include a daughter, Betty Miller; a son, Joe Mallory, both of Shiloh; three sisters, Arrie Mae McGee of Roswell, Edna Rhodes of LaGrange and Ruby Barkwell of Ellijay; two brothers, Charlie Mallory of Grantville and J.B. Mallory of Phenix City; three grandchildren, Robbie Miller of Senoia, Brandi Cook of Greenville and Joey Miller of Shiloh; and three great - grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Bessie Davis Mallory.
Funeral services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. from Pine Mountain Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Gene Hickman officiating. Burial will be in Pine Mountain City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends this evening from 6 until 8 at Striffler - Hamby Mortuary at 1010 Mooty Bridge Road.
March 22, 2003
Anna C. Strozier
Mrs. Anna C. (Lil Sister) Strozier, 66, of 409 Bacon St., died Tuesday at West Georgia Medical Center.
Mrs. Strozier, born Jan. 30, 1937, in Heard County, was the daughter of the late Anna Edith Reed and George Thornton and Zella Mae and Buddy Thornton who reared her. She was a dedicated mother and homemaker who spent endless hours and effort building a life for her family. She was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church.
Survivors include six sons, Elkin Strozier of Columbus, George Strozier, Mitchell Strozier, both of LaGrange, William Clyde and Sandra Strozier of Newnan, Major Michael Douglas Strozier, U.S. Army in Korea, and Wilbur Lamar Strozier of Hartford, Conn.; a daughter, Cynthia L. Strozier and Ernest Patillo of LaGrange; a sister, Cora Beatrice Stenson; a brother, George Thornton Jr., both of LaGrange; 18 grandchildren; seven great - grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a brother, J. B. Thornton, a sister, Zella Mae Kelley and a son, Oliver Louis Strozier.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Smyrna Baptist Church on Highway 219 with the Rev. Lonnie Walls Officiating. Entombment will be in Restlawn Memory Gardens Mausoleum.
The family will be at her home and will receive friends at Lakes - Dunson - Robertson Funeral Home Friday evening from 7 until 8.
March 21, 2003
Milton Johnson of 2111 West Point Road died Tuesday at the Brian Center.
Mr. Johnson, born Dec. 25, 1924, in LaGrange, was the son of the late Willie B. and Katie Lee Freeman Johnson. As a young boy he worked on a milk truck doing residential deliveries. He later worked as a truck driver for Harper Transfer Company.
Survivors include a daughter, Ruby Kate Johnson of Florida; a sister, Sarah Johnson Carter; and a devoted and loving stepmother who reared him from infancy, Lottie Johnson both of LaGrange; and a number of nieces, nephews, great - nieces, great - nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Lakes - Dunson - Robertson Funeral Home with the Rev. J. R. Ware officiating Burial will be in Southview Cemetery.
The family will be at the home of his sister, Sarah Carter on Hamilton St.
Arrangements will be announced later by Lakes - Dunson - Robertson Funeral Home.
March 21, 2003
Mamie Ruth Dukes
Mrs. Mamie Ruth Dukes, 79, precious wife, mother, grandmother and sister, of 613 Patillo Road died Wednesday at West Georgia Medical Center.
Mrs. Dukes, born July 1, 1923, in Andalusia, Ala., was the daughter of the late Frank and Lola Owen. She had lived here since 1938 and retired from the Calumet Plant of Milliken and Company and was a member of Callaway Baptist Church.
Survivors include a very loving and devoted husband of 61 years, Edward C. Dukes; two very caring and loving daughters and a son in law, Judy Laney and Elizabeth and Landis Bishop, all of LaGrange; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Roger Ellington Jr., Jeffrey and Wanda Ellington, Justin Dukes, Robin and Mark Hammett, Chad Henry and Dana Henry, all of LaGrange and Carla and Donnie Butler of Lanett, Ala.; 10 great - grandchildren Jenna and Cleve Ellington, Emily and Evan Ellington, Kaden and Kallen Henry, Brent McCarly, all of LaGrange, Tory Faulk of Snellville and McCall and Slade Butler of Lanett, Ala.; a great - great - grandchild, Brittany Ellington of LaGrange; a sister, Virginia Kent of Cullman Ala.; a sister - in - law, Margie Owen of LaGrange; and several nieces and nephews, many friends and her devoted church family at Callaway Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Clovis Owen, and Glenn Owen and one sister, Marilu Allen.
Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. in the Hunter - Allen - Myhand chapel with the Revs. Sid Shelnutt and Fitz Brown officiating. Burial will be in Shadowlawn Cemetery.
The family will be at her home and will receive friends this evening at the funeral home from 7 until 9.
Flowers will be accepted or those desiring may contribute to Callaway Baptist Church in memory of Mrs. Dukes.
March 20, 2003
Tristan Cole Brown
Tristan Cole Brown, infant son of Natalie Boggs and Brad Brown died Sunday at West Georgia Medical Center.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include maternal grandparents, Lisa Key and Jerry Lamar Boggs both of LaGrange and paternal grandparents, Judy Partridge of Maryland and Philip Levi Brown of LaGrange. He was preceded in death by his maternal great - grandparents, Lois Ann Turner and Douglas Randolph Sampson.
Graveside services will be Friday afternoon at 4:00 in Meadoway Gardens with the Rev. Michael Reeves officiating.
The family will be at the home of Jack and Lisa Key at 121 Clearview Drive.
Striffler - Hamby Mortuary at 1010 Mooty Bridge Road is in charge of arrangements.
March 20, 2003
Bobby Ray Ransom
Bobby Ray Ransom, 49, of 1209 Juniper St., died Saturday at West Georgia Medical Center.
Mr. Ransom, born Nov. 16, 1953, was the son of Bobby (Sweeney) Ransom of West Point and the late Olivia Knight Ransom. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in West Point.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include a daughter, Amy R. (Danny) Hurston of Lanett, Ala.; five sons, Christopher L. Ransom of Lanett, Ala., Fredicka D. Reed, Daron L. Reed, Travis Reed, and Gregory Reed, all of LaGrange; a devoted, long time companion, Mattie R. Reed of LaGrange; a brother, Rodwyn D. Ransom of West Point; seven sisters, Verna J. Adams and Mary (Willie) Murray, both of Lanett, Ala., Sylvia (Clayton) Gibson of Columbus, Cassandra (Aaron) Williams of Detroit, Mich., Kathy Scott and Gina Scott, both of West Point, and Djuana Black of Valley, Ala.; four aunts, Janie Ransom of West Point, Iola Robinson of Texas, Era A. Wilson (John) of Detroit, Mich., and Carrie Pearl Davis of West Point; nine grandchildren; a uncle, Alonzo (Doris) Ransom of LaGrange; five brothers - in - law, Charles Pollard, Willie Joe Pollard, Michael Pollard, and Chris Pollard, both of Lanett, Ala., and Howard Lee Pollard of Atlanta; three sisters - in - law, Mae Jean Mace of Ohio, Mary Rowland of West Point, and Pauline Pollard of Lanett, Ala.; two great - great aunts, Rubye Brooks of Opelika, Ala. and Lonnie Jefferson of Camp Hill, Ala.; a special fishing friend, “Cosmo” off LaGrange; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and many, many friends.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bethlehem Baptist Church in West Point with Rev. Walter L. Darden, Revs. C.F. Reed, Max Riley, and Michael T. Stiggers Sr. officiating. Burial will be in the Eastview Cemetery in West Point. The body will be at the funeral home one hour prior to service.
The family will receive friends this evenng from 7 to 8 p.m. at Unity Mortuary in Valley, Ala.
The family will be at the home of Bobby Ransom, 1407 East 8th St. in West Point and Mattie Reed, 1209 Juniper St., in LaGrange
Unity Mortuary in Valley, Ala. is in charge of the arrangements.
March 19, 2003