William M. Crowder
William M. Crowder, age 80, of McDonough, Georgia died September 18, 2009. He was born in Roanoke, Virginia to the late William and Lois Kendrich Crowder. He lived in Forest Park from 1958 until he moved to McDonough in 2007. He was a member of Timberridge Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Crowder is survived by his wife, Aileen Pitts Crowder, daughters Beverly Lindler Echols and Lura Daye Cheaves, five grandchildren, 11 great-grand-children, and sister, Lois Danna, of Baltimore, Maryland.
Services were held September 21 at Forest Hills Memorial Gar-dens, with Rev. Matt Allison officiating. Donations may be made to Timberridge Presbyterian Church, 2704 Conyers Road, McDonough, GA 30252.
Those who wish may sign the guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors.
Mary Eda Hale Parker
Mary Eda Hale Parker, age 91, of McDonough, Georgia, died September 21, 2009. She was born in Atlanta on January 9, 1918 to the late George Vincent and Margaret Frances Prickett Jackson. Mrs. Parker retired from the Internal Revenue Service. She was a member of McDonough Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Bruce Parker, her daughters and son-in-laws, Trudie and Brandt Sessions of Macon, Dale and Hal Craig of McDonough, and Rita and Lindsey McGarity of McDonough. She is also survived by her six granddaughters, Parker Sessions Bergmark of Swansboro, North Carolina, Claudia Sessions Garrard (husband, Gunby) of Columbus, Collins Craig Lee (husband, Jimmy) of McDonough, Cleveland Hale Craig of St. Simons Island, Julia McGarity Carpenter (husband, Greg) of Dallas, Texas and Caroline McGarity Wilde (husband, Mark) of Smyrna, eight great-grandchildren; sister, Martha Jackson Youngblood, of Palmetto and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Funeral services were held on September 23, at McDonough Presbyterian Church with Rev. Rachael Knoll, Rev. Dudley Rose, and Rev. Randy Calvo officiating. Interment at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be given to Wesleyan College, 4850 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210. Those who wish may sign the guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors.
Rev. James M. Hughes
Rev. James M. Hughes, age 93, of McDonough, Georgia, died September 22, 2009. He was born in Walholler, South Carolina, to the late James Mack, Sr. and Venus Jessie Hughes. Mr. Hughes served in the United States Army. He was a salesman with Orkin Pest Control and an ordained minister. He was preceded in death by his first wife Annie Ruth Hughes in 1980 and his second wife Martha Louise Hughes in 2009.
Rev. Hughes is survived by his daughter, Mary Ann Mayer, McDonough; sister, Lucy Clamps, Honey Path, South Carolina; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on September 24 at The Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, with Minister Bobby Teague, Rev. Lee Reese, and Daniel Spivey officiating. Interment at Jackson Memorial Park in Jefferson. Those who wish may sign the guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors.
Jeane Cleveland, age 64, of Griffin, Georgia, died September 22, 2009. She was born in At-lanta to the late Wilburn Eugene and Sara Elizabeth Patterson Cleveland. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Locust Grove and had been attending First Presbyterian Church in Griffin. Those who knew Jeane were well aware of her many talents, generosity, loyalty and fun personality. For those who did not know Jeane, she would like to be remembered as a person who loved her family and friends deeply and cared for those in need.
Jeane is survived by daughters, Bryan Moxley Aldridge and her husband John of Griffin, Brooke Moxley Homan and her husband Jeff of Griffin, grandchildren, Moxley Patterson Homan, Sara Malone Aldridge and Henry Whitman Aldridge, and her sister, Frances Cleveland Lawson and her husband Bob of Taos, New Mexico.
Memorial services were held on September 25 at First Presbyterian Church in Griffin with Rev. Tim Dalstrom officiating. Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Griffin playground fund or the Humane Society of Griffin-Spalding County. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors.
Mabel Wilkes Richards
Mabel Wilkes Richards, age 89, of Riverdale, Georgia, died September 22, 2009. She was born in McRae to the late Elisha and Lavanna Estelle Beaddy Wilkes. Mrs. Richards was a member of Jodeco Baptist Church.
Mrs. Richards is survived by her husband, John Harmon Richards; daughter, Valerie Richards; sisters, Bernice Baker and Jewel Nelson; brother, Tom Wilkes; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on September 26 at The Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, with Rev. Keith Flemming officiating. Interment at Greenwood Cemetery. Those who wish may sign the guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors.
Reece Allen Breedlove
Reece Allen Breedlove, age 70, of Locust Grove, Georgia, died September 23, 2009. He was born in Wartburg, Tennessee to the late Martin Luther and Erie Beatrice Rich Breedlove. He retired after over 20 years with the United States Air Force, having served in the Vietnam War and assisted with the first air rescue of the moon landing capsule. He also retired from the U.S. Postal Service and had worked part-time at Publix and Ingles. He was a member of the Lighthouse Baptist Church, where he had served as a Deacon. Mr. Breedlove was a member of the VFW and was an avid bowler. He enjoyed reading books by Louis L’Amour, finishing crossword puzzles and was a fan of Georgia Tech, Tennessee and the Atlanta Braves. For four years, he and his wife traveled all over the U.S. in their RV. He always put his family first.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Elsie Breedlove; daughters, Theresa (Ken) Breedlove of Locust Grove, Tracy (Mike) Collier of Locust Grove, Tonya Morton of McDonough, Tammy (Kenny) Sexton of Locust Grove, Terina (Dwayne) Cox of Griffin; 11 grandchildren; sisters, Eva Maxine Hoover of Marietta, Barbara Fizzel of Chattanooga, Tennessee; step-brothers, Archie Webb of Rockwood, Tennessee, Doug Webb of Knoxville, Tennessee; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were conducted September 26 from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, Pastor Rob Tinney and Rev. Ricky Mosell officiating. Interment at Locust Grove Cemetery. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833.
Patricia Anne Still
Patricia Anne Still, 63, of Jackson, Georgia, died September 24, 2009. Mrs. Still was born in Atlanta to the late James and Mary Bradford. She was a member of Heritage Baptist Church in Locust Grove. Mrs. Still was a devoted family woman and especially enjoyed her grandchildren.
She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Carroll D. Still of Jackson; daughter and son-in-law, Kim & Jody Hammock of McDonough; sons and daughter-in-law, Brian Still, Alan and Melissa Still, all of Jackson; grandchildren, Matthew Sharp, Steven Hammock, Emily Still, Amber Hammock, Katie Still, and Rachel Hammock; three sisters, two brothers, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held September 28 at Ward’s Fairview Chapel, with Rev. Alan Still, Pastor Rob Tinney, and Pastor Terrell Hopkins officiating. Interment at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel.