9/10/1932 - 11/5/2010
Rosemary Ursula Bishop Krone, 78, died on Friday November 5, 2010 at her home in Newnan, GA. She was born September 10, 1932 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Frank J. Bishop & Anna Rose Gambosh Bishop. After graduating high school, she attended Pennsylvania State University where she earned degrees in Sociology & Marketing. She and her husband married and opened “Krone’s Driftwood Lounge & Steakhouse”, which they operated for several years in Butler, PA. Mrs. Krone became active in social work through Catholic Social Services & Charities where she faithfully served children and families in her calling as a social worker until her retirement. Through her journeys in helping children, she not only became a mother, she also mentored and sponsored individual high school students, improving their opportunities and enriching their lives. She moved to Newnan in 2005 and was a member of St. George Catholic Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Herbert Curtis Krone. The funeral service is Wednesday at 11:00 AM, November 10, 2010 at St. George Catholic Church, Father Austin Fogarty officiating. The visitation is Tuesday from 5:00 until 7:00 PM. The rosary service will begin at 7:00 PM in The Chapel of McKoon Funeral Home immediately after visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions to The American Cancer Society, 301 Kelly Drive, Suite: 3, Peachtree City, GA 30269. Condolences may be expressed online at www.mckoon.com Survivors include sons, Gregory Krone & his wife Julie of Akron, OH, David Krone of Sanford, FL; daughters, Mary Beth Krone of Suwanee, GA, Judy Motz & her husband Andy of Newnan, GA; sister, Francine Phillips & her husband William of Fallbrook, CA; and grandchildren, Anna Krone of Orlando, FL, Jordan Motz of Newnan, GA, Thorzen Krone of Sanford, FL. McKoon Funeral Home 770-253-4580
8/28/1944 - 11/2/2010
Sharon Hosey Neja, 66, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at her home in Newnan. She was born August 28, 1944 in Birmingham, AL to the late John Hosey & Angnes Upshaw Hosey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Troy Barlow. Mrs. Neja was a longtime member of Banning Church of God and was retired from West Georgia Welding Supply Company and was co-founder of Shatone, a speciality fabrication and machine company in Whitesburg, GA. The funeral is Friday, November 5, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Massey officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. The visitation is Thursday evening between 6:00 – 8:00 at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St, Newnan. Condolences can be expressed online at www.mckoon.com Survivors include Tony Neja, Lynn Buchanan & her husband Phil, Lindsey Buchanan, Zack Buchanan, Lisa Barlow, Summer Barlow, Reed Barlow, Isabella Barlow. McKoon Funeral Home (770) 253-4580
10/5/1946 - 11/2/2010
Barbara "BJ" L. Johnston passed away November 2, 2010 in Fayetteville, Ga. A celebration of her life will be held Saturday November 6, 2010 from 6:00 pm till 9:00 pm at her sister Sherry's house in Fayetteville, GA.
5/28/1926 - 11/3/2010
Jeanette Boleman, 84, of Newnan passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, November 3, 2010. She was born May 28, 1926 in Fulton County. The funeral is Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with Rev. Dwight L. Moody officiating. The visitation is Friday evening between 6:00 – 8:00 at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St, Newnan. The family respectfully request that flowers not be sent and memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 301 Kelly Dr, Suite 3, Peachtree City, GA 30269. Condolences can be expressed online at www.mckoon.com She is survived by husband of 66 years, Bobby Joe Boleman, Sr.; son & daughter-in-law, Joe & Bettie Boleman of Jonesboro; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary & Gene Beane of Newnan, Donna & Carl Knox of Newnan; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; 3 grand-daughters-in-law; 2 grandsons-in-law; brother, Harold Cook; 3 brothers-in-law; 3 sisters-in-law; numerous nieces and nephews. McKoon Funeral Home (770) 253-4580
6/17/1948 - 11/4/2010
Dan Boswell, age 62 of Newnan, passed away on Thursday, November 04, 2010 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. He was born on June 17, 1948 in Phenix City, Al to the late Daniel H. Boswell and Francis Moss Boswell. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Boswell; children, Misty Boswell and Matthew Boswell; sister, Marsha Brezeny; brothers, Dennis Boswell, Barry Boswell and Edwin Boswell. Funeral services for Dan Boswellwill be held Sunday, November 07, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home. Rev. Pat Latta will officiate. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 06, 2010 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the McKoon Funeral Home 38 Jackson St. Newnan, Ga 30263 McKoon Funeral Home 770-253-4580.
8/2/1925 - 11/6/2010
Ruth McGahee Raines, 85, of Haralson, GA passed away Saturday, November 6, 2010 at New London Health Center in Snellville, GA. She was born August 2, 1925 in Haralson to the late Zachary England McGahee & Mamie Crawford McGahee. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Roy “Stormy” Raines; daughter, Robyn Raines; siblings, Lucille Burton, Grady McGahee. Mrs. Raines was a lifelong member of Haralson Baptist Church. She went to high school at Brantley Institute and also graduated from Tift College where she was a member of the golf team, worked in the bookstore and was the secretary to the President of the college. She was the medical secretary to Dr. Daniel Sinkoe in Atlanta and later was the Executive Secretary to the Southeast Division Manager of Texaco. The funeral is Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 11:00 am graveside at Haralson Baptist Church Cemetery, 224 Magnolia St, Haralson, GA with Pastor Donny Smith officiating. The visitation is Tuesday, November 9, 2010 between 4:00 – 7:00 at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St, Newnan, GA. Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions can be made to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences can be expressed online at www.mckoon.com She is survived by niece, Lila McGahee Adair & her husband Terry; great nephew, James Terry Adair & his wife Nicole; great-great nephew, William “Liam” James Asher Adair; great-great niece, Kathryn Elisabeth “Katie Beth” Adair. McKoon Funeral Home (770) 253-4580
1/21/1929 - 11/7/2010
Doris May Hand, 81, of Moreland passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2010 at her home. She was born in Lamar County, GA to the late William Milton Rowe and Dura Nell Bradbury. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brother, Charles Edward Rowe. She was a member of Mills Chapel Church. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 3:00 PM at Mills Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Southview Cemetery, Moreland, Ga. Pallbearers for the service will be Julius Henry, Joe Ables, Jeff Fishburne, Robert Mote, G.C West and Jerome Winston. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mckoon.com The family reapectfully requests that no flowers be sent and memorial donations be sent to Mills Chapel Baptist Church, 85 Country Club Road, Newnan, Ga 30263. She is survived by her husband, Lee Hand of Moreland and many nieces and nephews. McKoon funeral Home 770-253-4580
10/19/1938 - 11/6/2010
Jane Malvia Nixon Muir attained that perfect healing for her earthly body on November 6, 2010 as she gently left this world and entered into her eternal home. Jane was born October 19, 1938 in New Jersey and was raised in Newnan by her parents Karl Burns and Mary Glover Nixon. She received her early education in the Newnan City Schools. After graduation from high school she enrolled in LaGrange College where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Education. Her Master’s Degree in Education was awarded to her by Mercer University. Jane devoted her 30 year career to the field of education and at the time of her retirement she was on the faculty of E. Rivers School. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son Todd Nixon Muir. She is survived by her husband Harold Worgan Muir, Jr. of Suwanee. Her children are Harold Worgan Muir III of Athens and Andrew Nixon Muir of Lawrenceville. Also surviving are her grandchildren Andrew Nicholas Muir, Harold Worgan Muir IV and Taylor Davis Muir. She has one sister, Judy Nixon Rountree of Blue Hill, Maine. Funeral arrangements are by McKoon Funeral Home at 38 Jackson Street in Newnan. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 2:00 PM in the McKoon Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. James Collins officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 1:00 PM. The interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mckoon.com. 770-253-4580.