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Georgia Obituary and Death Notice Collection - Coweta County - 17

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Date: Tuesday, 5 July 2011, at 4:18 p.m.

Mr. George Bailey

Mr. George Bailey of Highway 54, Moreland, died June 1, 1998 at Marietta Health Care Center in Marietta, Ga.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mrs. Penny Hannah Brown

Mrs. Penny Hannah Brown, 32, of Norcross died May 28, 1998 at Gwinnett Medical Center.

Born Dec. 27, 1965 in Newnan, Mrs. Brown was the daughter of Betty Rowe and the late Bennett Roger Hannah. She was a housewife.

A funeral was Saturday afternoon, May 30, at Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Calhoun officiating, assisted by the Rev. Alan Waldrop. Burial was at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Senoia, with Tim Hannah, Robert Hannah, Alan Bishop, Shane Pettus, Corky Byrom and Lance Bernhart serving as pallbearers.

Survivors include her husband, Joseph Brown of Norcross; mother, Betty Rowe of Newnan; step-father, Randy Pettus of Oxford, Ala.; sister, Lisa Hannah of Newnan; brothers, Scott Hannah of Luthersville, Roger Hannah of Newnan and Blake Pettus of Anniston, Ala.; grandmother, Mildred Bishop of Newnan; and special friend Billy King of Lawrenceville.

Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mrs. Irene B. Eliander

Mrs. Irene B. Eliander of Newnan died May 31, 1998 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Ga.

The family may be contacted at 31-A Ray St.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home, Newnan.

June 3, 1998

Mrs. Fannie Freeland

Mrs. Fannie Freeland of Country Club Road, Newnan, died June 27, 1998 at DeKalb Medical Center in Decatur.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mr. James Edward Harper

Mr. James Edward Harper, 29, of Frank Street, Newnan, died June 24, 1998 at his residence.

Mr. Harper was born April 7, 1969 to Mrs. Christine Harper Allen and the late Mr. Frank Thomas Harper Sr. He joined the Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. C. I. Fowler at an early age and sang in the junior choir. He later joined Emanuel Missionary Baptist Assembly where he was a member of the choir.

A funeral was Sunday, June 28, at Zion Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. W. J. Johnson, pastor, officiating, along with the Rev. Billy Avery as eulogist and assisted by the Rev. Tony James and the Rev. Lamar Brister.

Burial was in Eastview Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were family and friends.

Survivors include his mother and step-father, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Allen (Christine); brothers, Antonnio Wynn Sr. of Springfield, Missouri, Ajalin Wynn Sr. of Carrollton, Ga., Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thomas Harper Jr. (Karen), and Christopher Harper of Newnan; sister, Coretta T. Harper of Union Cty, Ga. and Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Burts (Tinie) of Newnan; grandmother, Annie Christine Harper of Newnan; step-grandmother, Christine W. Allen; great-great aunt, Mary Houston, all of Newnan; great-great uncle, Charlie Frank Partridge of Atlanta, Ga.; aunts, Annie W. Wilkes of Newnan, Ga., Mr. and Mrs. Leon Sumlin (Louella) of Palmetto, Ga.; uncle, Frankie C. Wynn of Atlanta, Ga.; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Sellers-Smith Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mrs. Lurline Jackson

Mrs. Lurline Jackson, 77, of Bixley Terrace, S. E. Atlanta, Ga., died at her residence June 24, 1998.

Mrs. Jackson was born March 28, 1921 in Fulton County, Ga. to the late Raymond Keith and Kerline Arnold. She joined the Shiloh Baptist Church in Alvaton, Ga. at an early age. She was married to the late Willie Albert Jackson, and they had eight children. A son, Hubert Jackson, preceded her in death.

A funeral was Saturday, June 27, at Rocky Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Luthersville, Ga. Elder Michael Pinson was eulogist, assisted by Rev. W. J. Johnson. Burial was in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were nephews.

Surviving are her husband, Lonis Johnson; children, Charles Jackson of Denver, Colo., Mr. and Mrs. Calvin (Sophia) Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis (Carolyn) Jackson of Winston Salem, N.C., Mr. and Mrs. Walter (Denise) Jackson of Newnan, Mr. and Mrs. Lawyer C. (Eva) Jackson of Lima, Ohio, Willie Albert Jackson Jr. and Steven Jackson both of Senoia; brothers, James McCrary, Mr. and Mrs. Napoleon Keith; sisters, Marion Keith of Senoia, Henrietta Chunn, Josephine Peavy and Annette Dumas; 16 grandchildren; eight sisters-in-law, four brothers-in-law, a very special sister-in-law Mattie Kate Keith; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Sellers-Smith Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mrs. Kathy Ann Stinchcomb

Mrs. Kathy Ann Stinchcomb, 40, of Lee Road, Opelika, Ala., died Sunday, June 28, 1998, at East Alabama Medical Center.

Mrs. Stinchcomb was born Dec. 22, 1957 in Lee County, Alabama. Her husband, Danny Stinchcomb, preceded her in death.

A funeral will be Tuesday, June 30, at 2 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan with the Rev. Billy Ball, the Rev. Doug Pitts, the Rev. Brian Calhoun and the Rev. Lee Woodruff officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Roscoe Road in Newnan.

Pallbearers will be David Herron, William Childers, Stan Hodnett Jr., Frank Primavera, Frankie Primavera Jr., Steve Smith, John Thompson and John Thompson Jr.

Survivors include her father, Jimmie and Melanie Hodnett of Newnan; mother, Bobby and Jo Hall of Opelika, Ala.; daughters, Deeanna Stinchcomb and Kim Stinchcomb of Newnan; sisters, Mrs. and Mrs. Jeff (Karen) Calhoun of Newnan, Mr. and Mrs. William (Evelyn) Childers of Newnan, Mr. and Mrs. David (Sharon) Herron of Opelika, Mr. and Mrs. Doug (MaryAnn) Pitts of Primrose, Mr. and Mrs. Fran (Susan) Primavera of Grantville, Mr. and Mrs. Steve (Linda) Smith of Newnan, Mr. and Mrs. John (Sandy) Thompson of Moreland; brothers, Stan Hodnett and Jody Hodnett of Newnan, Robert "Bubba" Hall of Opelika, Danny Markward of Primrose, Ga.; several nieces and nephews.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mrs. Nan Wallace

Mrs. Nan Wallace, 30, of Jeb Stuart Dr., Newnan, died June 29, 1998 at her residence.

Mrs. Wallace was born in Coweta County Dec. 7, 1967. She worked in sales with Home Interior.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 30, from 7-9 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home.

A funeral will be Wednesday, July 1, at 2 p.m. at Mills Chapel Baptist Church in Newnan with Dr. Bob Daugherty and the Rev. Jimmy Fleming officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Roscoe Road in Newnan. Pallbearers will be Sonny Grady Woodliff, Shane Barrett, Timmy Brown, Bryan Fishburn, Tommy Summers and Tommy Worthey.

Surviving are her husband, Matt Wallace of Newnan; mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby (Gwen) Fleming of Newnan; daughter, Ashley Wallace and son Matthew Wallace Jr. of Newnan; brother, Charles and Julie Fleming of Whitesburg, Ga.; sister, Melinda and Clay Spradlin of Senoia, Ga.; nieces and nephews.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mrs. Thelma Porch Wood

Mrs. Thelma Porch Wood of Louisville, Kentucky, formerly of Newnan, died June 25, 1998 in Kentucky.

She was born Jan. 25, 1915 to the late Wilbur Jenkins and Mari D. Jenkins. A brother, Uearl Jenkins preceded her in death.

A funeral was Monday, June 29 at Friendship Baptist Church with the Rev. Felton James officiating. Burial was in Eastview Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were family and friends.

Survivors include her children, Amelia A. Cork, Mary M. Herring, Georgia W. Burroughs Jr., Howard L. Porch, Carl E. Porch; 15 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Sellers-Smith Funeral Home, Newnan.

June 4, 1998

Mrs. Clara Brown

Mrs. Clara Brown of Dolly Nixon Road in Senoia died June 3, 1998 at Newnan Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Sellers-Smith Funeral Home.

Mr. D. Watson Cauthen

Mr. D. Watson Cauthen, 88, of South U.S. Highway 27 in Moreland died June 2, 1998 at Peachtree Regional Hospital.

Born July 17, 1909 in Haralson County, Mr. Cauthen was a retired textile worker and a member of Faith Baptist Church.

A funeral will be Friday, June 5, at 11 a.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark Spence and the Rev. Jerry Eley officiating. Burial will follow at Southview Cemetery.

Survivors include his daughter, Judy and Larry Griffies; son, Buddy and Patsy Puckett; brother, Wade Cauthen; sister, Mildred Hunter, all of Moreland; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mrs. Eula Mae Freeman

Mrs. Eula Mae Freeman, 89, of Oak Street in Hogansville died May 30, 1998 at her home.

Born Aug. 11, 1908, Mrs. Freeman was the daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth Wheelous. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Grantville.

A funeral was Tuesday, June 2, at Macedonia Baptist Church, with the Rev C. Melson officiating. Burial followed at the church cemetery, with Charles Baldwin, Ricky Sewell, Tony Portress, Darroll Sewell, Hubert Sims, Lamar Brown and Randy Sewell serving as pallbearers.

Survivors include her daughter, Rudine Sewell of Hogansville; sons, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Woods, Jerry Woods, all of Atlanta, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Woods of Luthersville; sister, Zora Sewell of Newnan; stepsister, Emma Bell Boyd of Hogansville; 30 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Sellers-Smith Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mr. Jessie Lassetter

Mr. Jessie Lassetter, 83, of Greentree Drive of Newnan died June 2, 1998, at Peachtree Regional Hospital.

Born Sept. 14, 1914 in Fayette County, Mr. Lassetter was a retired driver with Auto Transit.

A graveside service will be Thursday, June 4, at 3 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery, with the Rev. Paul Dennis officiating. Pallbearers will be Bobby Duty, Solom Borders, Millard Floyd, Cody Deal, Buren Lassetter and Tommy Cumbie.

Survivors include his son, Coleman and Patsy Lassetter of Newnan; brothers, Elam Lassetter of Lone Oak, James Lassetter of Pine Mountain; grandchildren, Cody and Kim L. Deal, Tim and Lisa Lassetter; great-grandchildren, Brooke Deal, Courtney Deal, Jess Lassetter and Julia Lassetter.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Arnco Baptist Church Building Fund.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mr. Olin Pinson

Mr. Olin Pinson, 74, of Johnson Road in Senoia died May 29, 1998 at Peachtree Regional Hospital.

Born June 2, 1923, Mr. Pinson was the son of the late Will Pinson and the husband of the late Eunice C. Smith Pinson and the late Catherine Calhoun Pinson. He was a retired security guard with Norman Paschal Co.

A funeral was June 2 at Sellers-Smith Funeral Home, with Alonzo Pinson officiating, assisted by Woodrow Pinson. Burial followed at Eastview Cemetery, with his nephews and grandsons serving as pallbearers.

Survivors include his mother, Elizabeth Walker; children, Mr. and Mrs. Edward (Ada) Pinson, Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Evelyn) Godfrey, all of Newnan, Olin Pinson Jr. of Senoia; stepdaughters, the Rev. and Mrs. W.J. (Lucy) Hill of Carrollton, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby (Louise) Tookes of Atlanta, Ruby Harris of Cleveland, Ohio; three grandchildren; 21 stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Sellers-Smith Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mr. Raymond Townsend

Mr. Raymond Townsend, 70, of East Cole Street in Newnan died June 2, 1998 at his home.

Born June 9, 1927 in Atlanta, Mr. Townsend was a retired truck driver.

A funeral will be Friday, June 5, at Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, with the Rev. Billy Ball officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Townsend of Newnan; children, Mary Ann Ireland of Atlanta, Troy Lee Kite of Humbolt, Iowa, Betty Carlene Denney of Fairburn, Deborah Jean Estes of Hogansville, Frank Townsend of Newnan; sister, Florence Smith of Norfolk, Va.; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mrs. Mary Nell Word

Mrs. Mary Nell Word, 83, of Donald Lamb Road in Newnan died June 2, 1998 at Happy Haven Rest Home.

Born Feb. 22, 1915, Mrs. Word was a retired bookkeeper with Newnan Radiological and a member of Moreland United Methodist Church.

A funeral will be Thursday, June 4, at 11 a.m. at Moreland United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Patrick Jansen and Dr. Joel Richardson officiating. Burial will follow at Southview Cemetery, with Stanley Cauthen, Bart Cauthen, Bob Cauthen, Raiford Smith, Jim Watkins and Philip Estes serving as pallbearers.

Survivors include his daughters, Mary Ann and Stanley Cauthen, Melba Smith, all of Moreland; grandchildren, Beth Cauthen, Bob and Virginia Cauthen, Bart and Nickie Cauthen, Becky Cauthen, Amy and Jim Watkins, Tracy and Danny Cox; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to Moreland Methodist Church or the Alzheimer's Association.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan.

June 5, 1998

Mr. William "Bill" Boger

Mr. William "Bill" Boger, 53, of Bedford Forest Drive in Sharpsburg died June 1, 1998 at Fayette Community Hospital.

Born Oct. 11, 1944 in California, Mr. Boger was a retired office supply manager.

A funeral will be Saturday, June 6, at 10 a.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ken Adams officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, with his sons and sons-in-law serving as pallbearers.

Survivors include his wife, Anna Boger of Sharpsburg; mother, Kathleen Boger of Fairborn, Ohio; sons, Mark and Lisa Boger of Fairborn, Richard and Debra Given of Blaine, Maine, Ronald and Lisa Given of Newnan; daughter, Tim and Linda Ridley of Sharpsburg; brothers, Robert Boger of Helena, Mont., Stephen and Jane Boger of Fairborn; and 13 grandchildren.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mr. Douglas Herman Cato

Mr. Douglas Herman Cato, 55, of Oxford, Ala. died May 30, 1998 at his home.

Mr. Cato originally was from Fayette County.

A funeral was Monday, June 1, at Miller Funeral Home in Oxford, with burial following Tuesday, June 2, at Westminster Memorial Gardens in Peachtree City with his nephews serving as pallbearers.

Survivors include his mother, Alma Cato of Newnan; daughter, Denise Blankenship of Stockbridge; sister, Linda Brown of Riverdale; brothers, Buford Cato of Ellenwood, Weyman Cato of Jonesboro; nieces and nephews.

Miller Funeral Home, Oxford, Ala.

Mrs. Thera Speer Moore Harley

Mrs. Thera Speer Moore Harley, 95, of Abbottswood, N.C. died June 2, 1998.

Born July 9, 1902 in St. Augustine, Fla., Mrs. Harley was the daughter of the late Claude and Nellie Albright Speer and the wife of the late Henry Theodore Moore and Albert S. Harley. She was a homemaker and member of First Church of Christ Scientist and Daughters of the American Revolution.

A memorial service will be Friday, June 5, at Forbis and Dick North Elm Chapel in Greensboro, N.C. Burial will follow Saturday, June 6, at 3 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan.

Survivors include her daughter, Anne Moore and Donald Mellen of Greensboro; and grandchildren, Donna A. Mellen and Donald G. Mellen Jr., both of Greensboro.

Forbis and Dick North Elm Chapel, Greensboro, N.C.

Mr. Alfred J. York

Mr. Alfred J. York, 58, of Tampa, Fla. died June 2, 1998 at his home.

Born June 12, 1939 in Meriwether County, Mr. York was a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam and a retired customer service agent with Delta Air Lines.

A funeral will be Saturday, June 6, at Bethel Baptist Church in Rocky Mount in Meriwether County, with the Rev. Powers Witcher officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Amelia York of Tampa; daughters, Shannon Beale of Tampa, Joanne Page of Mayo, Fla.; son, Glenn York of Tampa; mother, Christine Lovett York of Mayo; and four grandchildren.

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville.

June 6, 1998

Mr. Walter Howard Adcock Jr.

Mr. Walter Howard Adcock Jr., 52, of Camp Hill, Ala., died June 3, 1998 in Camp Hill.

Mr. Adcock was born in Coweta County May 29, 1946, son of Walter Howard Adcock Sr. and Minnie Bell Boswell Adcock. He did maintenance work for Caston Corp. and was of the Baptist faith.

A funeral will be Saturday, June 6, at 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home in Newnan with the Rev. Ron Whitlock officiating. Burial will be in Senoia City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mark Adams Sr., Mark Adams Jr., Marty Adams, Barry Adcock, Charles Eady and Bill Purdy.

Survivors include his daughter, Lawanna Adcock of Baxley, Ga.; sons, Stacy Adcock of Baxley, Glen Adcock of Atlanta, Earl Adcock of Atlanta; sisters, Nancy Addison of Missouri and Karen Smith of Dothan, Ala.; brothers, Charles Eady of Atlanta and Barry Adcock of Atlanta; seven grandchildren.

Martin and Hightower Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan.

Mrs. Irene Barker Eliander

Mrs. Irene Barker Eliander, 71, of Newnan died May 31, 1998 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta.

She was born March 8, 1927 in Coweta County.

A funeral was held Friday, June 5, at 2 p.m. at First Newnan S.D.A. Church, Yeager Road in Newnan, with Pastor L. Thomas officiating. Burial was at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery in Moreland. Pallbearers were Warren Allen, Clifford Allen, Tony Homes, Edgar L. Reynolds, Norris Hall and A. Mitchell.

Surviving are daughter, Deloris Barker; sons, James Barker Jr. and Willie Harden; brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Barker; 10 grandchildren; one great grandson.

Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mr. Tom W. Wells Sr.

Mr. Tom W. Wells Sr., 71, of Millard Farmer Road, Newnan, died June 5, 1998 at Newnan Hospital.

Mr. Wells was born July 5, 1926 in Lockhart, Texas to the late Otis Daniel Wells and the late Laura Mae Roberts Wells. He was a dispatcher with trucking lines and was retired. A veteran, he served in the Army in World War II.

The family will receive friends Sunday, June 7, between 7 and 9 p.m.

A graveside service will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Roscoe Road, on Monday, June 8, at 11 a.m. with Richard Wells officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Diane Wells of Newnan; daughter, Deborah Gay Schultz of Philadelphia, PA; sons, Richard L. Wells of Poteete, TX and Thomas W. Wells Jr. of Grayson, GA; step-daughter, Virginia Case of Newnan; step-son, Gordon Case of Newnan; sister, Geraldine Turley of Austin, TX.; 9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan.

June 7, 1998

Mr. George Bailey

Mr. George Bailey, 81, of Moreland died June 1, 1998 at Marietta Health Care Center, Marietta Ga.

He was born Dec. 20, 1916 in Coweta County. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Moreland and served in the U.S. Army.

A funeral was Saturday, June 6 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Harvey Fields officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Family friends served as pallbearers.

Surviving are daughter, Brunella Bailey Rosser, of College Park, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, George Edmond and Antionette Bailey of Chesterfield, Missouri; sister, Mrs. Florence Bailey Scott of Senoia; 10 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren.

Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mrs. Frances Dickey Brett Brown

Mrs. Frances Dickey Brett Brown, 87, of Newnan, died June 5, 1998 at her residence.

Mrs. Brown, a graduate of Georgia Southern University, formerly Georgia Teachers College, was a retired teacher of 28 years in the Coweta County School System. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newnan where she was a long-standing member and treasurer of the Ethel Bruner Sunday School Class.

A funeral will be 4 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park with the Rev. Don Helms officiating.

The family will receive friends beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday until service time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to First Baptist Church of Newnan, 15 West Washington Street, Newnan, Ga. 30263.

Surviving are her daughter, Sandra B. Connally and her husband Glen of Orlando, Fla.; son, Bill T. Brown Jr. and his wife Susan of Atlanta; and 4 grandchildren.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mrs. Mildred Cook

Mrs. Mildred Cook, 82, of Sargent, Ga., died June 5, 1998 at Southwest Christian Hospice.

Mrs. Cook was born in Coweta County June 25, 1915. She was a dietician and worked in the field of school cafeterias.

A funeral will be Monday, June 8, at 2 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Oscar Cope and the Rev. Clarence Burnham officiating. Burial will be in Sargent Cemetery on the Old Carrollton Highway.

Pallbearers will be Mike Henson, Joe Adkisson, J. C. Davis, Todd Edmondson and Carlton Yarbrough.

The family will receive friends at McKoon's Sunday, June 7, from 4-7 p.m.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Mildred L. Cook of Fairburn, Ga.; sister, Frances Yarbrough of LaGrange, Ga.; 2 grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Southwest Christian Hospice, 7225 Lester Rd., Union City, Ga. 30291.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan.

June 9, 1998

Mrs. Brenda Sue Albert

Mrs. Brenda Sue Albert, 42, of Lynch Road, Senoia, died June 6, 1998, at Newnan Hospital.

Mrs. Albert was born March 4, 1956 in Coweta County to the late Jessie A. Russell and Christine Blair. She was a homemaker and member of Calvary Baptist Church.

A memorial service will be held at Hillcrest Chapel at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 9 with the Rev. Miles Phillips officiating.

Surviving are her husband, Charles Albert of Senoia; children, Robbie Lee Albert of Moreland, Daniel Vernon Albert of Senoia, Michelle Albert of Senoia and James Lackey of Newnan; sisters, Betty Collins of Palmetto, Martha Collins of Senoia, Linda Cernigela of Fairburn, Kathy Phillips of Statesboro, Connie Peterson of Newnan, Nell Stephens of Palmetto; brother, Thomas Russell of Palmetto; three grandchildren.

Martin and Hightower Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan.

Mr. Jerry Ted Lassetter Sr.

Mr. Jerry Ted Lassetter Sr. of Riverdale died June 6, 1998.

Mr. Lassetter was a member of the Yaarab Shrine Temple.

A funeral will be Tuesday, June 9 at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Parrott Funeral Home in Fairburn with the Rev. Stacey Thomas and the Rev. Jimmy Fleming officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Shirley Lassetter; daughter, Deborah Ann Lassetter of Jonesboro; son, Jerry Ted Lassetter Jr. of Nashville, Tenn., adopted son, Donnie Mitchell of Monticello; sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ellen Murphy and Jerry Hallmark of LaGrange; brother and sister-in-law, Bobby and Alvous Lassetter of College Park; one granddaughter; nieces and nephews.

Parrott Funeral Home, Fairburn.

Mrs. Fannie Cole Jackson Maxwell

Mrs. Fannie Cole Jackson Maxwell, 82, of Parks Avenue, Newnan, died June 6, 1998.

Mrs. Maxwell was born July 15, 1915 in Newnan. She was a homemaker.

A funeral was held Monday, June 8, at 11 a.m. at McKoon Funeral Home chapel with Dr. Gerald Harris, the Rev. Jack Kee, and Dr. Gene Tyre officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan.

Pallbearers were Charles Barrett, Mathew Gulick, Jerry Harris, John Harris, Doug Kee Jr. and Ronald Pinson.

Survivors include daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff "Velma' Gulick of Newnan, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin "Beverly" Harper of Newnan, Dr. and Mrs. Gerald "Martha Jean" Harris of Marietta, Ga., Mr. and Mrs. Frank "Angeline" Kee of Gilbertsville, KY; sons, Mr. and Mrs. James R. "Donna" Maxwell of Miami, Fla. and Mr. and Mrs. Tommy "June" Maxwell of Newnan; sister, Mrs. Hilda Deriso of Newnan; brother, Dr. Richard L. Jackson of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; sister, Mrs. Henry King of Cedartown, Ga.; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Georgia Baptist Children's Home.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mrs. Virginia Pemberton

Mrs. Virginia Pemberton, 83, of Luthersville, Ga., died June 7, 1998 at Newnan Hospital.

Mrs. Pemberton was born Oct. 10, 1914 in Meriwether County to the late Albert B. Haynes and Ella Mae Chandler. She was employed by Playtex Ladies Apparel for over 26 years. She was a member of Luthersville United Methodist Church.

A funeral at graveside will be held Tuesday, June 9 at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Karl Hunter and the Rev. Clarence Denney officiating at Luthersville Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Capt. Alpine, Julian Hall, Travis Garner, Joe Bowden, Gregory Plant and Emory Lee.

Surviving are her son, Glenn Bryant of Luthersville; several nieces and nephews.

Martin and Hightower Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mr. Danny Richardson

Mr. Danny Richardson, 40, of Timm Street, Carrollton, died June 7, 1998, at his residence.

He was born in Carroll County June 8, 1957, the son of the late William Junior Richardson and Tommie Ann Driver Richardson. He was a disabled maintenance manager for D&L and attended Shady Grove Baptist Church. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Mark Richardson.

Surviving are his wife, Sara Moran Richardson; daughter, Pamela Diane "Pam" Williams; maternal grandfather, Tommie Driver, all of Carrollton; sister, Lisa Long of Austell, Ga.; brothers, Jeff Richardson of Austell and Michael Richardson of South Carolina; 2 nephews and 2 uncles.

A funeral will be Tuesday, June 9 at 1 p.m. at Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Webb officiating. Music will be provided by D. J. and the Gospel Sounds. Burial will be in Carroll Memory Gardens with the Rev. Jeff Thomas officiating.

Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel, Carrollton.

Mrs. Edna Thompson Roberts

Mrs. Edna Thompson Roberts, 85, died Sunday, June 7, 1998 at Westminster Oaks in Tallahassee, Fla.

Mrs. Roberts, a Newnan resident for nearly 40 years, had lived in Tallahassee since 1995. She was born in Heard County, Ga. and worked in the Hogansville textile mills before moving to Chicago where her late husband, the Reverend E. D. Roberts, attended Moody Bible Institute. Upon completion of his education, the family moved back to Georgia where Mrs. Roberts enjoyed the role of a pastor's wife. She also was head dietician at Newnan Junior High School.

Upon retirement, she wrote and published two books. "Experiences That Live" chronicled her life as a sharecropper's daughter, textile worker, mother of three boys, preacher's wife and lunchroom manager. "Children, Ours and Others" related stories about raising her children, as well as the many children she taught in Sunday School and cared for in her home. She was affectionately known as "Newnan's Grandmother." A brother, J. D. Thompson, preceded her in death.

She was an active member of Unity Baptist Church in Newnan, as well as a volunteer with the American Red Cross. She was also involved with the Newnan Chapter of the AARP and delivered Meals on Wheels. After relocating to Tallahassee, she served as president of the Residents Council at Tallahassee Memorial Long Term Care.

Memorial contributions may be made to Unity Baptist Church in Newnan, in lieu of flowers.

She is survived by sons Lonnie D. Roberts and wife, Geneva, of Tallahassee, Fla., J. Lamar Roberts and wife, Cindy, of Tampa, Fla., and William E. "Bill" Roberts of Macon, Ga.; brother, Harvey Thompson and wife, Annie Mae, of West Point, Ga.; sister, Norene Plant, of Newnan; 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mrs. Rosalie Helen Tassa

Mrs. Rosalie Helen Tassa, 70, of Brooks, Ga., died Sunday, June 7, 1998 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

Mrs. Tassa was born in Suffolk Co., N.Y., daughter of the late Fred Saliani and the late Christine K. Saliani. She was widow of the late Anthony Tassa and was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Private memorial services will be conducted for Mrs. Tassa. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Humane Society. The family may be contacted at the residence of her son, David Tassa, 324 South 12th St., Griffin.

Surviving are her daughter, Suzanne Cook of Virginia; son, David Tassa of Griffin; sister, Carol Newell of New York; brother, Frederick Saliani of New York; 3 grandchildren.

McCullough Funeral Home, Griffin.

Mrs. Clara Jane Williams Brown

Mrs. Clara Jane Williams Brown, 82, of Dolly Nixon Road in Senoia died June 3, 1998 at Newnan Hospital.

Born Nov. 2, 1915 in Coweta County, Mrs. Brown was the daughter of the late John and Sallie Williams and the wife of the late Jack Brown. She was preceded in death by a son, Eugene Brown, and sisters, Celestia Brown, Carrie Stewart and Mrs. Willie C. Sinkfield.

Mr. Brown was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Moreland, serving in the choir, nurses' guild and mothers' board.

A funeral was Saturday, June 6, at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. L.W. Booker officiating. Burial followed at the church cemetery, with her grandsons as pallbearers.

Survivors include her children, Mr. and Mrs. Lester (Luvonia) Hardy Jr., Willie Frank Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Cleveland (Idella) Grimes, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph (Geneva) Alford, all of Decatur, Rosa P. Truitt, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie (Sallie) Calhoun, all of Newnan, Jack Brown Jr. Hattie M. Ferrell, both of Senoia; sisters and brothers, Vonia C. Lyons, J.P. Williams, both of Newnan, Emmanuel (Carnell) Williams of Youngstown, Ohio, Igolia Reeves of Atlanta, Hubert (Barbara) Williams of Franklin; 21 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Sellers-Smith Funeral Home, Newnan.

The Rev. Richard Kenneth Fields

The Rev. Richard Kenneth Fields, 35, of Grantville died June 8, 1998 at Peachtree Regional Hospital.

Born May 18, 1963 in Coweta County, the Rev. Fields was associate pastor at Miracle Tabernacle Family Worship Center.

A funeral will be Wednesday, June 10, at 2 p.m. at Miracle Tabernacle Family Worship Center, with the Rev. Ted Clay officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, with Wayne Reese, Bryan Reese, Paul E. Robinson Jr., Bret Fields, Ricky Lowe and Collis Thompson serving as pallbearers.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda L. Fields of Grantville; parents, Alvin and Barbara Fields of Newnan; children, Jeremy Ryan Fields, Hillary Lauren Fields, both of Grantville; grandmother, Frances L. Fields of Grantville; brother, Allen Fields of Luthersville; father-in-law, Jonathan Daniel Caldwell of Carrollton; mother-in-law, Gloria Rivera of Chicago, Ill.; aunts and uncles.

Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mr. J.E. "Ed" Maddox Sr.

Mr. J.E. "Ed" Maddox Sr., 75, of Elbert Drive in Newnan, formerly of Ellijay, died June 9, 1998 at Newnan Hospital.

Born May 28, 1923 in Cumming, Mr. Maddox was a retired MARTA bus driver.

A funeral will be Thursday, June 11, at 1 p.m. at Ellijay Church of Christ, with Butch Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Broadtown Church of Christ Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Walton Maddox of Newnan; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Aaron Reed of Canton; sons, James Edward and Julie Maddox, Dudley Maddox David and Sherie Maddox, all of Ellijay, Ronald and Sheila Maddox of Newnan; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Logan Funeral Home, Ellijay.

Mrs. Lorena Garrison McCormick

A funeral for Mrs. Lorena Garrison McCormick was June 7, 1998.

Originally from Randolph County, Ala., Mrs. McCormick was the daughter of the late Charlie and Mary Triplet Garrison and the wife of the late Luke McCormick.

Burial follow the funeral conducted by The Rev. Loyce Walker, at Shadow Lawn Cemetery in LaGrange, with Tracy McCormick, Marvin McCormick, Selby Chatman, William Chatman, Bobby McCormick and Tim McCormick as pallbearers.

Survivors include her daughter, Annette Chatman of LaGrange; sons, Harvey McCormick of LaGrange, Luther McCormick of Franklin; sister, Clemintine G. Benefield of Roanoke, Ala.; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home, Franklin.

Mr. Mallory Calvin "M.C." Mitchell Jr.

Mr. Mallory Calvin "M.C." Mitchell Jr., 90, died June 5, 1998 at Newnan Hospital.

Born June 3, 1908 in Heard County, Mr. Mitchell was the son of the late Rev. and Mrs. Mallory Calvin Mitchell Sr. He was a member of Wesley Chapel AME Church and served as a Sunday School teacher and chairman of the steward board.

Mr. Mitchell worked at a local sawmill and retired from William L Bonnell Co.

A funeral was Tuesday, June 9, at Wesley Chapel AME Church, with the Rev. Melvin Henry officiating, assisted by the Rev. M.A. Jones.

Survivors include his wife, Addie B. Vinson; sons, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas (Ernestine) Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald (Lenora) Mitchell, Mr. and Mrs. Thero (Gloria) Mitchell; daughters, Lugenia Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert (Jean) Cruver, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald (Zella) Carter, Mr. and Mrs. Tyrone (Shirley) Brown; brother, Mr. and Mrs. Earlie (Dorothy) Mitchell; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Sellers-Smith Funeral Home, Newnan.

Mr. William H. Smith

Mr. William H. Smith of Belk Road in Newnan died June 9, 1998 at his home. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Sellers-Smith Funeral Home.

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