Mrs. Lizzie Ruth Couch
Mrs. Lizzie Ruth Couch, 92, of Mableton, Ga., died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004.
Mrs. Couch was a seamstress and of the Baptist faith.
Survivied by son, Franklin "Buddy" D. Couch of Mableton; daughters, Virginia Middleton of Chiefland, FL, Jean Vernieu of Atlanta, and Joan Newnan of Mableton; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday, 11 a.m. at the Davis-Struempf Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steven Newnan officiating. Interment, Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga. The family will receive friends Saturday 4-8 p.m. and Sunday 1-4 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Philip Erwen Ehrenhard
Mr. Philip Erwen Ehrenhard was born May 12, 1907 in Ottumwa, Iowa, the first of two children of Erwen and Esther Ehrenhard. He died Aug. 13, 2004 at the age of 97. He graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1932 with a degree in electrical engineering and married Sarah Christine Peterson in 1934.
While having a degree in electrical engineering his career was almost exclusively as a civil engineer and he was one of the primary engineers involved in the construction of Grand Coulee Dam in Washington. After the Grand Coulee project he worked for the Bureau of Reclamation in Nebraska, and North and South Dakota. In 1954 he was offered a position with the firm of Tipton & Kalmbach based in Denver, Colorado. For the remainder of his professional career he was stationed overseas and worked in numerous foreign countries which included Pakistan, Guatemala, Peru and Ecuador. He was internationally recognized for his work in dam and canal construction which brought electricity, water and opportunity to hundreds of thousands if not millions of disadvantaged people in these countries.
After retirement in 1974, he and his wife moved to Key Biscayne, Florida, and made their final move to Wesley Woods in Newnan, Ga. in Feburary of 1999. "Mr. Phil," a name used by all those who knew him in Newnan, is survived by one son, John, and his wife, Ellen, and one granddaughter, Maren.
Memorial service 3 p.m. Sunday at Wesley Woods. Interment will be in the Ehrenhard family cemetery next to his wife, parents and sister in Ashland, Nebraska. McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga. in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Norman J. Fischbeck
Mr. Norman J. Fischbeck, 71, of Fairburn, Ga., died Aug. 11, 2004. He was born Aug. 12, 1932 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred and Inez Fischbeck. He served in the Army for 20 years as a chief warrant officer.
He is survived by his wife Georgette Fischbeck of Fairburn, Ga.; daughters, Linda Sikes of Jonesboro, Ga., Norma Fischbeck of Atlanta, Ga., Corrine Birkman of Newnan, Ga., Michelle Fischbeck of Woodstock, Ga.; sons, Norman Fischbeck Jr. of Riverdale, Ga., and Greg Fischbeck of Sharpsburg, Ga.; grandchildren, Angie Sikes, Jon Sikes, Victor Clark, Vincent Clark, A. J. Fischbeck, Makaila Fischbeck and Marissa Sobel-Sorrell.
No services have been planned at this time. McKoon Funeral Home will handle service when complete. (770) 253-4580.
Mrs. Sallie Kate Florence
Mrs. Sallie Kate Florence of Palmetto, Ga., died Aug. 11, 2004. She was born Jan. 22, 1926 in Haralson County to the late Will and Sallie (Johnson) Parrish. Mrs. Florence was a homemaker and member of the First Free Will Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Addis Florence, and a great-grandchild, Michael Dempsey. Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Eddie and Sandra Florence of Palmetto; daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Ronald Northrop of Palmetto; sisters and brother-in-law, Emma Pike and Madgeleen Brooks of Tallaposa, and Elizabeth and Thomas Adams of Bremen; 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 14 at noon at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Rev. Ray Butler and Rev. Donald Lee officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Hills in Palmetto. The family will receive friends at the funeral home tonight from 6-9 p.m. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel.
Mrs. Bessie Mae (Stargell) Thomason
Funeral services for Mrs. Bessie Mae Stargell Thomason of Newnan, Ga. will be held Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004 at 1 p.m. at Holly Grove A.M.E. Church in Peachtree City. Rev. David Morrow officiating, assisted by Rev. Edward Johnson and other ministers. Interment Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery
in Alvaton. Pallbearers: nephews. The remains placed in state at 11:30 a.m.
Mrs. Bessie Mae (Stargell) Thomason was born Feb. 26, 1934 to the late John Ed and Irene Stargell in Meriwether County, Ga.
Bessie joined Shiloh Baptist Church at an early age. She later became a member of Holly Grove A.M.E. Church, Peachtree City, Ga.
She moved to Atlanta, Ga. in 1957 where she was employed with Grady Memorial Hospital. After many years served at Grady, she became a domestic housekeeper in Sandy Springs, Ga. She was united in marriage to the late Olin Thomason in 1963.
Bessie departed her life on August 9, 2004 in Newnan, Ga. She leaves to cherish her memories four children: Mr. and Mrs. John (Sarah) Stokes, Senoia, Melvin Butler, LaGrange, Rose Thomason and Stacie Thomason, Newnan; two sisters, Lena Byrd, Atlanta, Mr. and Mrs. Isadore (Sarah) Brassell, Senoia; two brothers, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Carl (Elizabeth) Stargell, Sharpsburg, Mr. and Mrs. John Lewis (Isabelle) Stargell, Union City; three grandchildren, Tina Stokes, Jazmine Mayner, Erica Mayner, Newnan; nine great-grandchildren; two aunts; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Roscoe-Jenkins Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.
Mr. Alfred H. Verner
Mr. Alfred H. Verner, 102, of Newnan, Ga., formerly of Wisconsin, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004 at Newnan Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife Alice Marsh Verner and his daughter, Sue Verner Jones.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, at 3 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church with Father Russell Kendrick officiating. Please omit flowers and make memorial contributions to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 576 Roscoe Road, Newnan, Ga. 30263.
Surviviors include daughter, Beth Reynolds of Michigan; son, John Verner of Osh Kosh, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Beth Jones Willems of Newnan, Susan Jones Paulk of Newnan, Robby Reynolds, Jeff Verner, Steve Verner, Amy Verner; four great-grandchildren, Alice Marsh Willems, Jones Gambill Paulk, Ty Viegut and Cody Viegut.
McKoon Funeral Home.
Mrs. Evelyn Hubbard Wright
Mrs. Evelyn Hubbard Wright, 77, died Aug. 11, 2004 at her beloved residence which was a historic home on Greenville Street which she and her husband had restored. She was born May 6, 1927 in Coweta County, Ga., to the late Luther Eldridge and Maynelle Wallace Hubbard. She was the widow of the late Willie Ashley Wright. For a number of years she had worked in local antique stores and at the time of her death was working for Newnan Florist. Surviving her are her children, Janice Gaulding of Hogansville, Charles Wright of Gainesville, and Mary Kathryn Wright of Alpharetta. Her grandson is Jeffrey Gaulding. Funeral services for Mrs. Wright will be at the graveside in Oak Hill Cemetery
on Friady Aug. 13, 2004 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Gary Parrish officiating. McKoon Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Jimmy Fuller
Mr. Jimmy Fuller, age 29, of 123 Bedford Park Drive, Newnan, Ga., died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 12, at 2 p.m. from the New Birth Baptist Church, Harrison, Ga., with the Rev. Bartholomew Orr officiating.
He is survived by parents, Jimmy and Debra Sue Fuller; wife, Amanda S. Fuller; three children, Jasmine Fuller, Jordan Fuller and Damien Turner.
Sellers-Smith Funeral Home Inc., Newnan, Ga.
Mrs. Annie L. Grant
Mrs. Annie L. Grant, 91, of Senoia, Ga., died Monday, Aug. 9, 2004. She was born on May 17, 2004 in Polk County, Ga. to the late Mr. Benjamin Addison and the late Mrs. Bessie (Walker) Addison. She was the wife of the late William H. Grant.
She is survived by daughter Avis Grant and son Randy Grant both of Senoia, Ga. and brothers Floyd Addison of Newnan, Udell Addison of Columbus, Ga.; ten grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
The service will be handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Aug. 11, from 6-9 p.m. and the service will be held Thursday, Aug. 12 at 2 p.m. at Open Door Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Smith, Rev. Udell Addison and Rev. Billy Ball officiating. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Mattie Kate Lee
Mrs. Mattie Kate Lee, 86, of Newnan, Ga., died on Monday, Aug. 9, 2004. She was born Nov. 3, 1917 in Coweta County to the late Mr. James and Mrs. Martha Jane (Brock) Newby.
She was the wife of the late Lamar Dewey Lee.
She is survived by her daughter Jane Yarbrough and son Lamar Lee Jr., both of Newnan; sisters, Eloise Todd of Sharpsburg, Ga. and Mary Jones of Concord, Ga. and four grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
The funeral arrangements are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, Aug. 10, from 6-8 p.m. She will lie in state on Wednesday, Aug. 11, from 2:30 to 3 p.m. with the service at 3 p.m. at Cornerstone United Methodist Church with Dr. David Campbell and Rev. Ray King officiating. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1925 Century Blvd., Suite 10, Atlanta, GA 30345.
Mrs. Ginny Olsen
Mrs. Ginny Olsen of Newnan, Ga., died in her home Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 11, at McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan. A celebration of her life will be held Thursday, Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. at Newnan First United Methodist Church with a brief interment service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park immediately afterward.
Ginny was born Nov. 18, 1939, in Texarkana, Texas. She was united in holy matrimony to Richard "Dick" Olsen on Sept. 1, 1958. They were blessed with three children, Rick Olsen, Vicki Holder and Jeffrey Olsen. Her husband Dick preceded her in glory on Sept. 17, 1998. Her parents, William and Lucille Jeffirs and brother Don Jeffirs, all from Hooks, TX, also preceded her in glory. Ginny was a "light on the hill" to those who were blessed enough to know her. She was involved in many community and church ministries, especially American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Kairos prison ministries, Kairos Outside, Walk to Emmaus and Chrysalis events. She considered it her God-given mission to spread His love to all around her. Her glowing smile and warm personality was offered to everyone she met. She taught the world how to show God's grace even in the midst of a long battle with breast cancer.
Ginny is survived by her children, Rick Olsen and wife Dianne from Newnan, GA; daughter, Vicki Holder and her husband Tommy from Newnan; son, Jeffery Olsen from West Monroe, LA; seven grandchildren, Alicia Harrison and husband Morgan from Maryville, TN, Christy Gunn O'Briant from West Monroe, LA, Leigh Smith and husband Michael from Ft. Riley, KS, Ryan Holder from Newnan, Ricky Olsen from Rantoul, IL, Kate Murray from Newnan, and Beth Olsen from Newnan; three great-grandchildren, Lydia Johns, Jayson Johns, and Mackenzie Harrison; her brother Walter Jeffirs and wife Mary Ann from Hooks, TX; sister, Carol Whiteley and husband James from Chillicothe, TX; sister-in-law, Pat Wooten and husband Aron form Hooks, TX; and a multitude of family and friends from all over the country.
In lieu of flowers, the family earnestly requests donations be made to either the Faith Creek United Methodist Church building fund (90-F Glenda Trace #155, Newnan, GA 30265) or the American Cancer Society (135 Bradford Square, Ste. B, Fayetteville, GA 30215).
Mr. Randy William Baxter
Mr. Randy William Baxter of Newnan died on Aug. 7, 2004 at Newnan Hospital. Mr. Baxter was preceded in death by his mother, Mrs. Burnice Baxter. He is survived by his father, Mr. William Will Baxter of Newnan. Brothers and sisters-in-laws, Jimmy Eugene and Kathy Baxter of Newnan, Mickel Lamar and Melisa Baxter of LaGrange; nephews, Travis Brown, Christopher Baxter, Jimmy Eugene Baxter, Jr., all of Newnan, Mitchell Coe, Cody Jackson of LaGrange; nieces, Paige Baxter and Lisa Marie Baxter of Newnan.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 10 at the New Heights Baptist Church with Rev. Dwight L. Moody, Rev. Carl Calhoun, Rev. Terry Calhoun and Rev. Tony Collins officiating. Interment will follow at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Family was receiving friends Sunday evening as well as Monday evening from 6-9 p.m. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel
Mrs. Rosa B. Melton
Rosa B. Melton, 76, of Newnan died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004. She was born in Coweta County on May 11, 1928, to the late Mr. Jessie L. Couch and the late Mrs. Dora Kimbrell Couch. She was the wife of the late Mr. Howard Melton.
She is survived by her daughters Jackquelyn Hyatt of Hogansville, Ga., and Sandra Jean Bishop of Moreland, Ga.; sister Helen Couch Anderson of Newnan; six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Services are being handled by McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, Newnan, Ga., where the family will receive friends on Monday, Aug. 9, 2004 from 6-8 p.m., and the service will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with Rev. Harris Fennell and Rev. Shell Osborne officiating. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 135 Bradford Square, Fayetteville, Ga., 30215.
Mr. Greg Turnipseed
Greg Turnipseed, 31, of Newnan, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004 at Newnan Hospital. He was born on June 5, 1973 to Frank and Doris Caldwell Turnipseed. He was preceded in death by his father Frank and brother Edward Turnipseed. He worked as a security officer at Eckerd Warehouse. He was known by all as a beloved, caring friend who always had a pleasant sense of humor.
The funeral is Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Lee and Benny Coker officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Rev. Harry Parkerson having the committal prayer. The family will receive friends at McKoon Funeral Home on Monday, Aug. 9, 2004 between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
He is survived by his beloved wife and soulmate Katy Turnipseed of Newnan; mother Doris Caldwell Turnipseed of Newnan; sisters and brothers-in-law Pam and Jimmy Lee of Newnan, Flossie and Benny Coker of Newnan; brothers and sisters-in-law Tony and Susan Turnipseed of Moorilton, AR, Allen and Tina Turnipseed of Alvaton; mother and father-in-law Licia and Bobby Cummings of Newnan; sisters-in-law Aileen Cummings, Anne Thrower; brother-in-law Nick Cummings; nieces Heather Turnipseed, Cynthia Blue, Kathy Turnipseed, Christy Turnipseed, Autumn Coker; and nephews Bryan Lee, Matt Turnipseed, Michael Turnipseed, Matt Coker, Nathan Cummings, Joshua Wright, Andrew Wright, and Robbie Wright.
McKoon Funeral Home
Mrs. Lula Belle Mitchell
Mrs. Lula Belle Mitchell, of Newnan, died at Newnan Hospital Wednesday, August 4, 2004. Funeral services will be held Monday, August 9, 2004, at 11 a.m. at Louise United Methodist Church in Troup County. Remains will be placed in state at 10 a.m. The cortege will assemble at the residence at 9:30 p.m. Interment will be in the Louise United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Mitchell was born March 30, 1917, in Louise, Ga. She was united in holy matrimony to Mr. Silas Mitchell, who preceded her in death. This union was blessed with two sons, Silas (Bud) Mitchell and Edward Mitchell, who also preceded her in death.
Mrs. Mitchell is survived by granddaughters, Belle Clark, Gladys Mitchell and Barbara Cammon; grandsons, Richard, Lewis, Jeff and Gary Mitchell; 4 great grandsons; 5 great granddaughters; daughters-in-law, Mrs. Sanella Mitchell and Mrs. Earnestine Mitchell; sister-in-law, Mrs. Frances Beasley; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including Bobby Bridges, a close and devoted friend and neighbor.
Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sallie Osborn Barrow
Mrs. Sallie Osborn Barrow, 99, died Friday, Aug. 6, 2004. She was born in Coweta County on Sept. 20, 1904 to the late John Walter and Eugenia Talley Osborn. Siblings who preceded her in death were Willie Dial, Roy Osborn and Annie Dial. She was also predeceased by her husband, Homer Garland Barrow; son, Melvin Barrow; and grandson, Tommy Barrow.
Mrs. Barrow was a member of Unity Baptist Church.
Surviving are her daughters and sons-in-law, Catherine and Penny Storey of Newnan, Thelma and Joe Cox of Raymond, and Betty Sue and Dave Colwell of Augusta. There are 11 surviving grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and 40 great-great-grandchildren.
Services are being arranged by McKoon Funeral Home at 38 Jackson St., Newnan, where the family will receive friends on Saturday evening, Aug. 7 from 6-8 p.m. The funeral service will be at the McKoon Funeral Home chapel on Sunday, Aug. 8 at 2 p.m. with Danny Wilson officiating. Interment wil be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Portsbridge Hospice, 115 Huntington Park Drive, Fayetteville, GA 30214.
Mrs. Doris Laverne Page Roberts
Mrs. Doris Laverne Page Roberts, 73, of Riverdale, Ga., died Aug. 5, 2004. She was born Aug. 12, 1930, and was the widow of the late Austin Jack Roberts.
The funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at graveside in Camp Memorial Park with Dr. Layne Jenkins officiating.
Surviving are daughter, Jackie and Bobby Craven of Jackson, Ga.; grandchildren, Lisa Benton Pitts of Newnan, Paige Benton and Allan C. Payton of Newnan; great-grandchildren, Paul Pitts of Newnan and Sara Ann and Jack Payton of Newnan.
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, Ga.
Mr. Raymond David Williamson
Mr. Raymond David Williamson, 81, died at Avalon Nursing Home Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, after an extended illness. Known as "Pee Wee" to his friends, Mr. Williamson was born in Heard County to Edward and Julia Williamson in 1923. Mr. Williamson married Lillie Mae Boyd in 1943 and later went to work for the William L. Bonnell Company where he retired as the shipping foreman after more than 30 years of service. After his retirement from Bonnell, he opened and ran the Trading Post Flea Market in Newnan. Prior to his retirement, he and his wife were members of East Newnan Baptist Church. Mr. Williamson will be remembered as a dependable man who was the "life-line" of the family unit.
Mr. Williamson is preceded in death by his wife of more than 50 years, Mrs. Lillie Mae Williamson; a son, Mr. James Williamson; and a daughter, Mrs. Vivian Cash. He is survived by two grandchildren, Lisa Powell and her husband Brad of Grantville and Kathy Hinesley of Newnan; sister, Annie Mae Knott; son-in-law, Melvin Cash; six great-grandchildren, Natalie Boswell and her husband Jason, Felicia Hinesley, Cody Powell, Briana Hinesley, Taylor Hinesley and Bruce Powell; one great-great-grandchild, Alden Boswell; several nieces and nephews, and many friends.
The family will receive friends at Jones Funeral Home 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7. The funeral service will be graveside at Oak Hill Cemetery
at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8, with Pastor Thomas Fields officiating.
Jones Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.
Dr. Charles W. McHan
Dr. Charles W. McHan, 85, of Smiths, Ala., died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004 in Columbus, Ga.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 6 at McMullen Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be 1 p.m. in Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga. Visitation was Thursday evening at McMullen Funeral Home, 3874 Gentian Blvd., Columbus, Ga.
Dr. McHan was born July 22, 1919 in Jasper, Ga., son of the late Charles W. and Maumie Adams McHan. He was the owner and operator of McHan Chiropractic and a member of First Baptist Church.
Dr. McHan was a former Lions Club member and past president of Georgia Chiropractic Association. He was predeceased by his first wife, Dorothy Marks McHan and second wife, Gwen Knight McHan; a sister, Carolyn Benton.
Survivors include a son, Charles W. McHan Jr. of Jacksonville Beach, Fla.; a daughter, Sally Presley and husband Dannis of Thomaston, Ga.; a step-daughter, Beverly Bateson of Atlanta; eight grandchildren, Sherry McHan Lawrence, Laurie McHan Anderson, Amy McHan Gaston, Christin Presley Davis, Dannis McHan Presley, Rae Angela Presley, Gabbie Bateson Murphy and Paige Bateson Lindler; ten great-grandchildren.
Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.mcmullenfuneralhome.com
Mrs. Evelyn Dolores Baker
Mrs. Evelyn Dolores Baker of Newnan, Ga., formerly of LaGrange, died Aug. 3, 2004 in Newnan. Mrs. Baker was retired from Playtex and a member of Hilyer Baptist Church in LaGrange, Ga. Mrs. Baker is preceded in death by parents Rev. Nathaniel and Mary Carnes. She is survived by son, Mr. Jon Baker of Douglasville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jerry and Alma Carnes of South Carolina, Mike and Doris Carnes of Newnan; sister, Mrs. Janie Hawk of Newnan; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be Friday, 2 p.m. at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan. Minister will be Rev. Terry Calhoun. Interment Shadowlawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel.
Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, 1 Bullsboro Dr., Newnan, Ga., in charge of services for Mrs. Evelyn D. Baker.
Mr. Howard L. "Buck" Johnson
Mr. Howard L. "Buck" Johnson, 91, of Newnan, Ga., died Aug. 2, 2004 following a brief illness. A native of Coweta County, he was born Nov. 22, 1912, the son of the late Edward Daniel and Mary Kate Walker Johnson. Mr. Johnson became associated with Coca-Cola in Washington State and retired in sales management. As World War II erupted, he left Coca-Cola to serve in the United States Navy. Returning to Washington after the war, he married Bonnie Ross, and to them were born two daughters. After the death of Bonnie, and having lived in Washington for 53 years, he returned to Newnan. Upon his return, an old friendship with Mary Lillian Pike was renewed and they were married in 1992 and have been steadfast companions from that time on. Surviving Mr. Johnson, in addition to his wife, Mary Lillian Pike Johnson, are his daughters, Kathey Lee Johnston and her husband Larry of Spokane, Washington, and Barbara Jane Sorensen and her husband Ken of Seattle, Washington. His grandchildren are Brian Johnston, LeAnn Johnston and Sarah Johnston.
A memorial service honoring Buck's life will be held in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home Saturday, Aug. 7, at 6 p.m. Friends may call on the family one hour prior to the service. It is respectfully requested that flowers be omitted and memorial contributions be made in Mr. Johnson's memory to the Newnan First United Methodist Church, 33 Greenville St., Newnan, GA 30263 or to Wesley Woods of Newnan-Peachtree City.