Richard (Rick) Harvey, age 47, of Locust Grove, Georgia, died September 6, 2009. He was born in Lewiston, Maine; he was employed by Delta Airlines for 17 years. His passions were his love for his family, The New England Patriots, and The Boston Red Sox.
He is survived by his wife, Theresa Harvey; daughters, Jessica and Danielle Harvey, all of Locust Grove; parents, Edward and Irene Harvey of Lewiston, Maine; brother and sister-in-law, Herb and Teresa Harvey of Wayne, Ohio; sister and brother-in-law, Hope and Mike Begin of Benton, Maine; several aunts, uncles, cousins, and nieces.
A memorial service for Rick will be Thursday, September 10, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, with Dr. Ed Hoard officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Donations can be made to the Kidney Cancer Association at the following address: www.kidneycancerassociation.org. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833
James Michael Everett
James Michael Everett, age 13, a resident of McDonough, Georgia died Saturday, July 17, 2004. He was born in Hollywood, Florida to Brooks and Monica Mendez Everett. James attended school at Community Christian School where he was actively involved in Student Government as the 7th grade class Chaplain. He played basketball, soccer and was also a member of the band where he played the clarinet, saxophone, drums, and piano. James loved the outdoors, riding his bicycle, the beach, playing video games and eating at Ciciís Pizza.
He is survived by his parents; brothers, Joseph Daniel and Ricky F. Everett; grandparents, Edwin Dunbar and Barbara Brooks Everett, Largo, Florida, and Moises Ramon Mendez, Hollywood, Florida.
Services were held at the Community Bible Church on Thursday, July 22. Those who wish may sign the on line guest registry at www.cannon-cleveland.com. Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414, in charge of arrangements.
Nathaniel Andrew Watson
Nathaniel Andrew Watson, age 80, of Hampton, Georgia died Tuesday, July 20, 2004. Mr. Watson was born Friday, December 14, 1923 in Texarkana, Texas, the son of the late Haywood Watson and Bessie Custer Watson. He was retired from the Los Angeles School System and was a member of the Rock Springs Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Willene Watson; godchild, Jacquelyn Johnson; sister, Maslyn Reed; brothers, Albert, Hayward, Felix, and Garland Watson, all of Los Angeles, California; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Services were held Saturday, July 24 in the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with Rev. Eddie Tomlinson officiating. Entomb-ment, Haisten/Eastlawn Mauso-leum. Haisten Funeral Home - McDonough, 770-914-8833, in charge of arrangements.
Harry Jennings West, Jr.
Harry Jennings West, Jr., age 75, of Locust Grove, Georgia died Wednesday, July 21, 2004. Mr. West was born Wednesday, August 22, 1928 in Cordele, the son of the late Mary Stewart and Harry Jennings West, Sr. Mr. West had retired from Life of Georgia and the Baptist Inn, where he had worked in maintenance. He is remembered as a loving, caring family man, who enjoyed socials and reunions.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Evelyn West of Locust Grove; daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and David Lyles of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Chris, Cody, and Travis Lyles of Jonesboro; aunt, Maude Miner of Augusta; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services were held Friday, July 23 in the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with Rev, Gary Lewis officiating. Entombment, Haisten/Eastlawn Mausoleum. Haisten Funeral Home - McDonough, 770-914-8833, in charge of arrangements.
Andrew Perry, age 2, of McDonough, Georgia died July 24, 2004. He was born Monday, October 22, 2001 in Fulton County, the son of Derrill and Joni Perry of McDonough.
He is survived by his parents; sisters, Autumn, Ashlyn, and Allie Perry all of McDonough; brother, Aaron Perry of McDonough; grandparents, Ray and Pat Sparks of Griffin, Brenda and Cecil Key of McDonough, and Lanier and Betty Perry of Stockbridge; great-grandmothers, Frances Cash of Conyers and Marion Perry of Dawsonville; aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Services for Little Andrew were held Tuesday, July 27 at Salem Baptist Church, with Rev. Ralph Easterwood, Rev. Stan Berrong, and Rev. Warren Green officiating. Interment, Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Glen Haven Baptist Childrenís Department, 345 Eastlake Rd., McDonough, Georgia, 30252, in memory of Andrew Perry. Haisten Funeral Home - McDonough, 770-914-8833, in charge of arrangements.
Elizabeth W. Ridings
Elizabeth (Betty) W. Ridings, age 54, a missionary in Juarez, Mexico died Monday, August 16, 2004. Mrs. Ridings was born Saturday, December 10, 1949 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late Stella Jean Trombowski Wojtowicz and the late Chester Wojtowicz. She graduated magna cum laude from Tennessee Temple Univer-sity. Even though she battled lupus since 1972, she was a dedicated servant of God, playing instruments in church services, became a schoolteacher, was fluent in Spanish, hosted mission groups over the years, and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. She and her husband had been missionaries together for almost 30 years, serving in churches in the U.S.; Lima, Peru; and for the past 19 years, in Mexico.
She is survived by her husband of almost 30 years, Missionary John Ridings of Juarez, Mexico; children and their spouses, Rebecca and John Gilbreath of Norman, Oklahoma, Tim and Stephanie Ridings of Jones-boro, and Melissa and Joe Marshall of Springfield, Aus-tralia; grandchildren, Jonathan Gilbreath, Breanna and Josiah Marshall; sisters, Cindy Coffey of Chicopee, Massachusetts, and Linda Wojtowicz of St. Peters-burg, Florida; several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Wednesday, August 25 at the McDonough Baptist Tabernacle, with Dr. James West, Pastor Doug Jones, and Pastor Bert Singletary officiating. Interment, Haisten/East-lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to McDonough Baptist Tabernacle, 425 Lake Dow Rd.. McDonough, Georgia, 30252, in memory of Mrs. Ridings. Haisten Funeral Home - Mc-Donough, 770-914-8833, in charge of arrangements.
Andy Cuthbertson, age 34, died Thursday, August 19, 2004. He was born on Saturday, July 4, 1970 in Waynesboro, Virginia, the son of Monte Cuthbertson and Phyllis Riddle. Andy was an EMT and a former U.S. Marine.
He is survived by his mother and father; sister, Melissa (Brad) Mawyer of Churchville, Virg-inia; brothers, Drew Cuthbertson of Conyers, and Russ (Jennifer) Cuthbertson of Front Royal, Virginia; paternal grandmother, Nancy Sue Cuthbertson of Conyers; maternal grandmother, Ruth Delp of Independence, Virginia; and two nephews, Mason and Morgan Mawyer of Churchville, Virginia.
Services were held Sunday, August 22, in the Chapel of Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Dir-ectors, with Rev. Steve Powers officiating. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannon-cleveland.com. Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Dir-ectors, 770-914-1414, in charge of arrangements.
Charles Tolleson, Sr
Charles Tolleson, Sr., age 84, of McDonough, Georgia, died Friday, August 20, 2004.
Charles Tolleson, Sr. is survived by wife, Faye Tolleson of McDonough; children, Charles (Sonny) Franklin Tolleson, Jr. of Woodstock, Jeanette Ruddell of Germantown, Tennessee, Carol Tolleson of Williamson, Bobby Tolleson, and Darryl Tolleson, both of McDonough, David Tolleson of Locust Grove, William Hulett of Stockbridge, and Bruce Hulett of Hawkinsville; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two children, James Tolleson and B.J. Hulett.
Services were held Sunday, August 22, at Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Directors, with Rev. Harry Goff officiating. Entomb-ment, Fairview Memorial Gard-ens. Those who wish may sign the on line guest registry at www.cannon-cleveland.com. Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414, in charge of arrangements.