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Georgia Obituary and Death Notice Collection - Coweta County - 117

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 6 July 2011, at 10:29 a.m.

Mr. Jack Wade
Mr. Jack Wade, 65, of East Street, Newnan, died May 19, 2001 at his residence.

Mr. Wade was born August 15, 1935 in Coweta County to Claude Wade and Nettie Hanson Wade. He was a painter and carpenter and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was predeceased by his parents, Claude and Nettie Wade, as well as his wife, Eva Maude Wade and sisters Betty Broome and Shelby Ayers.

A funeral will be at graveside in Oak Hill Cemetery Tuesday, May 22 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Bob Martin officiating.

Surviving are his sons, Chris Wade of Franklin and Jay Wade of Newnan; sisters, Mary Dearman of Newnan and Connie Strickland of Franklin; brothers, Ross Wade of Newnan and Edward "Buck" Wade of Newnan; three grandchildren.

Martin and Hightower Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Geraldine "Gerry" Kramer Werner
Mrs. Geraldine "Gerry" Kramer Werner, 85, formerly of Kings Mountain, North Carolina, died May 20, 2001 at Beaulieu Convalescent Center in Newnan, Ga.

A funeral will be held at Central United Methodist Church of Kings Mountain, N.C. with burial at Mountain Rest Cemetery.

A native of Minnesota, and a long time resident of St. Louis Park, Mrs. Werner was the daughter of the late Augustus E. and Elsie (Raforth) Kramer, and the widow of Willard D. Werner.

A Certified Professional Secretary, Mrs. Werner was retired from Lithium Corporation of America. She was active in social and civic organizations including Professional Secretaries and Mid-Carolinas CPS Sociaety in Gastonia and Charlotte, North Caro9lina. She was an activbe member of Central United Methodist Church in Kings Mountain, NC, where she taught The Daughters of Wesley Class for more than thirty years.

She is survivied by a son, Glenn, and daughter-in-law June (Fisher) Werner of Newnan; daughter, Gail (Werner) Hegdahl and son-in-law Ronald Hegdahl of Peabody, MA; grandchildren, Kimberly (Hegdahl) Trimble and Ransom Trimble of Medford, MA, Michael and Ann Werner of Savannah, Ga., Eric and Kathleen Hegdahl of Wantagh, Long Island, New York, Tracy (Werner) Wilson and Thomas Wilson of Villa Rica, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Lori Werner and Hailey Hegdahl. She was also a proud step-great-grandmother to Ashley, Erica and Jeremiah Davis.

Memorials may be made to Central United Methodist Church in Kings Mountain, NC or to the charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home, North Carolina.

Mr. Charles R. Clifton, Sr.
Mr. Charles R. Clifton, Sr., 80, of Newnan, died Saturday, May 19, 2001, at Beaulieu Convalescent Center.

Mr. Clifton was born Nov. 11, 1920, in Fulton County. He was a retired PBX installer for Southern Bell, and served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Clifton was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church in Newnan, a former member of the Newnan Kiwanis Club, and Scout Master for First Baptist Troop 47.

A funeral will be held Tuesday, May 22, 2001, at 3 p.m. in the old sanctuary of First Baptist Church. Dr. Gene Tyre and the Rev. Bob Morgan will officiate, and burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive visitors Monday evening, May 21, from 7 to 9 at McKoon Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Boy Scouts of America, P.O. Box 173, Griffin, GA, 30224.

Surviving are his sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Brenda Clifton of Newnan, Russell and Sandra Clifton of Gainesville, Fla., and Steve and Molly Clifton of Augusta; brother and sister-in-law Wiley and Jerry Clifton of Gainesville, Ga.; and grandchildren Ashley, Josh, Katie, Chad, Rusty, Sally, Marya, Robert, Annie, and Michael Clifton.

McKoon Funeral Home.

Mr. William Lee Doster
Mr. William Lee Doster, 92, of Austell, died Thursday, May 17, 2001.

Mr. Doster retired from Akers Motor Line after over 24 years. A Jehovah's Witness since 1940, Mr. Doster was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Austell Congregation.

A funeral was held Saturday, May 19, 2001, at the Roy Davis Funeral Home Chapel. Brother Davie Rogers officiated, and burial was in Mozley Memorial Gardens.

Surviving are his wife, Martha Joanne Doster; daughters Janet Carol Doster Shavers of Newnan and Sandra Suzanne Doster Ricks of Douglasville; son Billy Lee Doster of Memphis, Tenn.; brother James Doster of Winder; sisters Vivian Carruth of Winder and Lilly Bell of Bogart; three grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Roy Davis Funeral Home, Austell.

Mr. Elmer Eugene "Jack" Preast
Mr. Elmer Eugene "Jack" Preast, 61, died Thursday, May 10, 2001, after several years of declining health.

Mr. Preast was born Jan. 19, 1940, in Troup County to the late James Oscar Preast and Ollie Bee Brown Preast. He was a carpet layer for the Mill Store in LaGrange until the onset of his illness. Mr. Preast was a member of the South West LaGrange Baptist Church.

A funeral was held Monday, May 14, 2001, in the chapel of the Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home in Franklin. The Revs. Wayne Hester and Jarome Shipman officiated, and burial was in the Hill View Cemetery in LaGrange. Music was provided by Leesa Stutts Cothran and favorite songs of the family were played on tape. Serving as pallbearers were Jim Whorton, James Oglesby, John Parker, Chip Guy, Jerry Brown, and Brandon Harris.

Surviving are his wife, Hazel Ann Sheppard Preast of LaGrange; daughter Hazel Parker of Franklin; sons and daughters-in-law Tracy and Denise Maddox, Chris and Amada Maddox, and Toney and Cindy Preast, all of LaGrange; sisters Vivian LaMerle Preast and Juliene Jones; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home, Franklin.

Mrs. Virginia Lee Bryan
Mrs. Virginia Lee Bryan, 72, of 755 Little Road in Sharpsburg, died Friday, May 18, 2001 at Emory Peachtree Regional Hospital.

Born September 5, 1928, Bryan was a retired secretary with the William L Bonnell Co. and attended Gilead Methodist Church.

Visitation is at Hillcrest Chapel Sunday, May 20 between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. Services will be held at Mt. Gilead Methodist Church in Raymond, Ga. on Monday, May 21 beginning at 11 p.m., with Rev. Ray King and Mr. Marshall Bryan officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kurt Bryan, Will Bryan, Darrell Legg, Bryan Olmstead, David Olmstead Jr. and John Smallwood.

Survivors include; husband, Pope Bryan; two sons, Marshall Bryan and David Olmstead; one daughter, Ruby Smallwood; two sisters, Evelyn Reese and Gladys Roberts; two brothers, Kenneth Roberts and Tommy Roberts; nine grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Martin and Hightower Hillcrest Chapel.

Mr. Michael Lamar Bloodworth
Mr. Michael Lamar Bloodworth died May 11, 2001.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Margaret Lorraine Bloodworth; sons, Michael Bloodworth and Matthew Bloodworth; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lewis; brothers-in-law, Frankie Lewis, Terry Lewis, and Steve Lewis; aunt, Mrs. Jerry Gossett.

A funeral was Monday, May 14 in the chapel of Higgins and Son Funeral Home with burial in Greenwood Cemetery.

Higgins and Son Funeral Home, Fairburn, Ga.

Mr. Samuel Thomas Madaris
Mr. Samuel Thomas Madaris, 59, of Newnan, died May 17, 2001 at Hospice Atlanta.

A native of Newnan, he is the son of Gertrude Mary Strickland Madaris and the late John Madaris. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by a son, Christopher Neil Madaris. Prior to his illness, Sam was employed by Owens-Corning in Fairburn.

Besides his mother, he is also survived by his wife, Nancy R. Madaris; his children, Samuel T. Madaris, Jr. and his wife Charis of Newnan, Bill Cochran and his wife Ronnie; grandchildren, Kaleigh and Elyssa Cochran, all of Dawsonville; brothers, Franklin Madaris, Eddie Madaris, Hubert Madaris and his wife Doris; step-mother, Clyde Madaris, all of Newnan; nieces and nephews.

A funeral for Mr. Madaris will be Saturday, May 19 at 2 p.m. at the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan with Dr. Joel Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Richard Yancey, David Boyd, Martin Pate, Alex McRae, Robert Stokely, Gandy Glover, Don Walls.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Madaris' memory to Hospice Atlanta 1244 Park Vista Drive Atlanta, GA 30319.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Patricia Ann Hudson Pike
Mrs. Patricia Ann Hudson Pike, 46, of Franklin, Ga., died May 17, 2001 at her residence after several months of declining health.

Mrs. Pike was born in Fulton County, Georgia to her mother Barbara Robbins Hudson Mason and her father the late Laverne Hudson January 21, 1955. She was a loving wife and mother, and a Methodist by faith.

A funeral will be Sunday, May 20 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of the Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home in Franklin, Ga. Burial will be in the Harmony Methodist Church Cemetery in Heard County.

Surviving are her husband, Wayne Pike of Franklin, Ga.; mother, Barbara Hudson of Jonesboro, Ga.; two daughters, Carla Jackson of Jonesboro, Ga., and Wendy Wise of Franklin, Ga.; two sons, Steven Pike of Franklin, Ga. and Gary Pike of West Point, Ga.; two sisters, Beckey Voyles of Fairburn, Ga. and Gail Flipo of Alabama; two brothers, Wayne Hudson of Hartwell, Ga. and Danny Hudson of Williams, Ga.; seven grandchildren.

Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home, Franklin, Ga.

Mrs. Peggy Ann Eubanks Shumake
A funeral for Mrs. Peggy Ann Eubanks Shumake, 46, was held Saturday, May 12, 2001 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Yates officiating.

Music was provided by Ginger Stutts, David Brewer and Natasha Shumake, daughter of Mrs. Shumake, and her friend.

Burial was in Antioch Cemetery. Pallbearers were Thomas Eubanks, James Eubanks, Timothy Eubanks, Jim Jones, Wayne Shumake and Richard Garnette.

Mrs. Shumake was born October 14, 1954 in Cobb Counnty, Ga. to Thomas and Norma Eubanks. She died suddenly May 9, 2001 at the Well Star Cobb Hospital in Austell, Ga.

She was a faithful member of the Concord Baptist Church in Mableton, Ga. where she was a loyal Sunday School teacher. She was employed by the Cobb County Board of Education where she gave much love to the children she transported to and from school. She was a caring wife and mother.

Surviving are her husband, Hosma Douglas Shumake; daughter, Natasha Shumake; son, Andy Shumake, all of Austell, Ga.; father and mother, Thomas Madison Eubanks and Norma Jean Meadows Eubanks of Douglasville, Ga.; brothers, Thomas Eubanks of Charlotte, N.C., James Scott Eubanks of Carrollton, Ga. and Timothy Eubanks of Douglasvile, Ga.; grandmother, Agnes Eubanks; a number of nieces and nephews.

Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home, Franklin, Ga.

Mrs. Jeanette Calhoun
Mrs. Jeanette Calhoun, 52, of Atlanta, Ga., died May 13, 2001 at Sunbridge Nursing Home.

A funeral will be Saturday, May 19 at Hines Memorial Chapel with the Rev. George Jones officiating. Burial will be in Kennedy Memorial Gardens, Ellenwood, Ga.

Jeanette Tate Calhoun was born Dec. 4, 1947 in Elbert Countny, Ga. She attended CArver High school and was a member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her son, Harold Lendall Calhoun Jr. (Smokey), her mother Mrs. Mammie Roebock, and two brothers, John L. Roebock and Lorenzo Roebock.

Surviving are her husband, Mr. Harold Calhoun Sr., son, Anthony L. Tate; sister, Jenell Barnes; brothers, Anthony Day, John W. Roebock, all of Atlanta; great-granddaughter Keyana Douglass and a great-grandchild of Atlanta; aunts, Jessie Allen of Atlanta, Sara Jo Bell of Bowman, Ga. and Louise Thornton of Athens, Ga.; uncles, Rev. George Tate of Bowman, Ga., Roosevelt Tate of Elberton, Ga., nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Andrews Mortuary, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Christopher Lee Carden
Mr. Christopher Lee Carden, 21, of Jenny D. Lane, Hogansville, Ga., died Wednesday, May 16, 2001 in Coweta County.

Mr. Carden was born in Spalding County, Ga., February 11, 1980. He worked in the construction field. He was a member of Haralson Baptist Church.

The family was receiving friends Thursday evening, May 17 at Martin and Hightower Hillcrest Chapel.

A funeral will be at Hillcrest Friday, May 18 at 3 p.m. Brother Roy Lee Coggin will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Barry Carden, Kenny Carden, Kevin Carden, Larry Eason, Jason McCurry and Ben Screws.

Surviving are his father, Randall W. Carden of Fort Smith, Arizona; mother, Patricia Zell of Hogansville, Ga.; brothers, Allan Carden and James Norred, both of Hogansville; grandmother Barbara Carden of Brooks, Ga., grandfather Weldon Carden of Riverdale, Ga., and grandmother Patricia Doster of Brooks; great-grandmothers, Berthalene Manders of Monrod, Ga. and Mary Ruth Norton of Brooks, Ga.

Martin and Hightower Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. George William Rainey
Mr. George William Rainey, 65, of Kelly Farm Road, Newnan, died Wednesday, May 16, 2001 at Tanner Memorial Medical Center.

Mr. Rainey was born December 24, 1935 in Heard County, Ga. He operated Rainey Trucking. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie Mercer and Emma Ruth Hardegree Rainey.

The family will receive friends at McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan Friday, May 18, from 7-9 p.m.

A funeral will be at McKoon's chapel Saturday, May 19 at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Roscoe Road, Newnan. Pallbearers will be Glenn Neely, Louis Garner, Charlie Smith, Dexter Lindsey, Kenny Baker and Al Hammond.

Surviving are wife, Alice Rainey, Newnan; daughter, Jennifer Paige Grote, Newnan; sons, Anthony Glenn Rainey of Manhattan, NY, and Jeffrey Curtis Rainey of Newnan; grandchildren, Jessica Ashley Grote, Harley Pizar and Seth Jackson Rainey.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Edward Thomas Campion
Mr. Edward Thomas Campion, 75, of Newnan, Ga. died Monday, May 14, 2001 at Newnan Hospital.

Mr. Campion was born November 25, 1925 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was retired. He was a veteran and served in the Navy in World War II and was active in local veterans activities in Coweta County.

The family will receive friends Thursday, May 17 from 6-7 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan.

A funeral service will be held at McKoon Funeral Home Thursday at 7 p.m. Fellow veteran G. D. Hendrix will officiate.

Surviving are his wife, Thelma Campion of Newnan; sons and daughters-in-law, Pat and Patricia Campion of Roscoe, Ga., Thomas Campion of Newnan, Tim and Bonnie Campion of Newnan, and Mike Phillips of Fayetteville; daughters, Connie and Richard Fleischmann of Newnan, Sandra Harrison of Grantville, Pamala Hendricks of Grantville, Lynda Phillips of Newnan, and Dawn and Torey Wright of Newnan; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Aubrey Bennett Crook
Mr. Aubrey Bennett Crook, 81, of Turin Road, Senoia, died Monday, May 14, 2001 at Newnan Hospital.

Mr. Crook was born February 23, 1920 in Meriwether County, Ga. He worked for Ford Motor Company. A veteran, he served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Senoia United Methodist Church for 50 years where he served as Sunday School superintendent, on the Board of Trustees, as chairman of the board and taught the Joy SS Class for 12 years.

The family was receiving friends at McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan Tuesday, May 15, from 7-9 p.m.

A funeral will be at Senoia United Methodist Church Wednesday, May 16 at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Carol Cook and the Rev. Dan MacFarland officiating. Burial will be in Turin Memorial Garden.

Surviving are his wife, Eron E. Crook, Senoia; daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Gary Beckom of Griffin, Ga., Gail and Cary Murphy of Thomasville, Ga. and Linda and Jimmy Westlake of Senoia; sister, Jessie Ross of Senoia; sisters-in-law, Rachel Crook of Griffin, Emily Fox of Senoia, Madalyn Crook Heart of Sheridan, Oregon, Louise McLendon of Jonesboro, Ga., Martha Ann McLendon of Jonesboro, Ga., Margaret Crook Parker of Griffin, and Lillian and Varna Whitlock of Fayetteville, Ga.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

C. Wade Corley
Carl Wade Corley Sr., 65, of Ashmore Drive, Newnan died Monday, May 14, 2001 at Beaulieu Convalescent Center.

Mr. Corley was born March 8, 1936 in Cataula. He held a master's degree in education from the University of Alabama.

Mr. Corley worked for 30 years for the Coweta County School System, 18 of those years as principal of Moreland Elementary School.

He was a member of the Golden K Kiwanis Club and the Newnan Civitan Club. Mr. Corley was also presented with the key to the City of Moreland.

Visitation will be held Thursday, May 17, from 6-8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home.

The funeral will be held May 18 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with Dr. O. Eugene Tyre and Rev. Don Helms officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Earl Coulter, E. C. Edge, Winston Dowdell, Larry Hand, John Boren, Johnny Hannah, Claude Hendrix, Jerry Boren, Allyn Bell, Bobby Welch, Charles Wright and David Parrott.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Corley of Newnan; son, Carl Wade Corley Jr. and Heather Corley of Sharpsburg; daughter, Katie Corley of Newnan; and brother, George A. Corley of Columbus.

McKoon Funeral Home.

Mr. Ronald L. Kempson
Mr. Ronald Lozar Kempson, 32, of Gatewood Circle, Jonesboro passed on May 13, 2001 at Emory Peachtree Regional Hospital.

Mr. Kempson was born March 7, 1969 in Coweta County to Robert and Marie Murry Kempson. He graduated from East Coweta High School and earned a degree from Columbia School of Broadcasting.

He was a disc jockey at local radio station 92.1 in Jackson. Mr. Kempson was employed at Kason Industries as a production planner.

Mr. Kempson was a member of Paradise Church of God in Christ and a former member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Newnan.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 16, from 6-8 p.m. at Sellers-Smith Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be Thursday, May 17 at 1 p.m. at Paradise Church of God in Christ, 434 Hendrix Drive, Forest Park, with Bishop Paul L. Fortson, officiating, assisted by Rev. Melvin Brittain, Rev. John Farmer, Rev. Dana Graham, Evangelist Carolyn Fortson, Pastor Clinton Elder and Dr. Ann Bowles. Remains will lie in state at the church from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the service. The cortege will asemble at the residents at noon.

Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers and flower bearers will be friends of the family.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Brantley Kempson, whom he married on June 11, 1994; sons, Marquis Lozar Kempson, Jaelen Tyrese Kempson; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Marie) Kempson; sister, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin (Sonja) Mangham; brother, Robert "Bo" Kempson; paternal grandmother, Juanita Shropshire; grandmother-in-law, Christine Meadow Wells; father-in-law, Fred Brantley; nieces and nephews.

Sellers-Smith Funeral Home.

Ms. Jeanette Calhoun
Ms. Jeanette Calhoun, 52, of Atlanta, Ga., died Sunday, May 13, 2001 at Sunbridge Nursing Home.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later.

Andrews Mortuary, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Steve Mitchell
Mr. Steve Mitchell, 54, of Sweetgum Circle, Newnan, died Sunday, May 13, 2001 at his residence.

Mr. Mitchell was born February 28, 1947 in Opp, Alabama. He was a textile executive -- a 19-year employee of Southern Mills, Inc. serving as vice president of manufacturing for the specialty textile company with plants in Newnan, Senoia, Atlanta and Molena. He was involved in many aspects of the community, coaching sports from recreation department T-ball and baseball to soccer and football; and in particular serving as 1992 president of the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce. He was a longtime member of The Heritage School board of trustees, having had all three of his children graduate from there. He was a former member of the boards of directors of Farmers and Merchants Bank and Humana Hospital-Newnan (now Emory Peachtree Regional Hospital), and he was on the Executive Board of the Flint River Council Boy Scouts of America. He served the Newnan Presbyterian Church as deacon, elder and Sunday school teacher. He graduated in 1969 with a B.S. degree in Textile Engineering from Auburn University and was an avid fan and supporter. A veteran, he served his country as an officer in the U.S. Army from 1970-72.

The family will receive friends at McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan Tuesday, May 15, from 6-8 p.m.

A funeral will be at Newnan Presbyterian Church, Greenville Street, Wednesday, May 16 at 2 p.m. Dr. Harry H. Barrow will officiate and burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan.

Pallbearers will be Bo Chapman, John Gray, Eric Mitchell, Patrick Mitchell, Charles Southers, Kyle Tatum, Royce Williams and Joe Zamborsky.

Surviving are his wife of 31 years, Linda Mitchell, Newnan; mother, Mary Mitchell, Dothan, Alabama; sons, Dr. Eric Stephen Mitchell and daughter-in-law Holly of Sicily, Italy, and Patrick Mitchell of Chattanooga, Tenn.; daughter Jennifer Mitchell, Newnan; sister, Nancy Mitchell, Dothan, Ala.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Steve Mitchell Scholarship Fund for a Coweta County resident to attend Auburn University, via Century South Bank, P.O. Box 2609, Newnan, Ga. 30264.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Ronald Kempson
Mr. Ronald Kempson of Jonesboro died Sunday, May 12, 2001, at Emory Peachtree Regional Hospital. He was the husband of Donna Kempson.

Final arrangements are entrusted to Sellers-Smith Funeral Home.

Sellers-Smith Funeral Home.

Mr. L.P. Overstreet, Jr.
Mr. L.P. Overstreet, Jr., 76, of Moreland, died Sunday, May 13, 2001, at Newnan Hospital.

Mr. Overstreet was born Aug. 24, 1924, in Alabama. Mr. Overstreet was involved with the Boy Scouts and was a Sunday school teacher and a substitute teacher in the Coweta County School System for 17 years. He retired from United Airlines after 45 years of service. Mr. Overstreet was a deacon at Faith Baptist Church, a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, William Thomas Overby Camp 715, and a veteran.

A funeral will be held Tuesday, May 15, 2001, at 2 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home. Dr. Mark Spence and the Rev. Don Helms will officiate, and burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Chip Brown, Darren Couch, Chris Greer, Paul Overstreet, Scott Phelps, and Tom Phelps.

The family will receive visitors on Monday, May 14, 2001, between 6 and 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Faith Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 85, Moreland, GA, 30259.

Surviving are his wife, Willene Overstreet of Moreland; his children Lynn Overstreet and his wife Susan of Denver, Colo., and Dianne Webb and her husband Mike of Newnan; nine grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren.

Mrs. Sandra Thomas Hollberg
Mrs. Sandra Thomas Hollberg, 64, of Senoia, died Thursday, May 10.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. George's Episcopal Church in Griffin. The Rev. Spurgeon Hays will officiate. Burial will follow at the Senoia City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan from 6-9 p.m. today.

She was born in Atlanta and was a graduate of Washington Seminary and Agnes Scott College. A former kindergarten teacher, she wed Charles Frank Hollberg III in 1958. They made their home in Senoia, where she worked with her husband operating Hollberg's Fine Furniture.

Mrs. Hollberg was an active member of the Alter Guild of St. George's Episcopal Church in Griffin. She enjoyed traveling with her family as well as cooking, reading and gardening.

Survivors include her husband, Frank Hollberg III of Senoia, two daughters and sons-in-law, Louise and Ted Gaskin of Bethesda, Md., and

Catherine and Steve Minor of Carrollton; a granddaughter, Harper Minor of Carrollton.

Mrs. Hollberg was preceded in death by a son, John Hollberg.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations go to the American Cancer Society, 27 Clark St., Newnan, Ga. 30263.

Pallbearers will be Will Haugen, Carl McKnight, Robert P. Campbell, John Johnson, James Baggerly Jr., Himmy Hutchinson, Frank Wilkinson and David Church.

Mrs. Katherine Williams
Former Hogansville resident Mrs. Katherine Mize Williams, 73, of Slidell, La., died Friday, May 11, at the home of her sister in Cedartown.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Rev. Wesley Boatman will officiate with burial in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville.

The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Williams was born July 16, 1927 in Buchanan, daughter of James Bradley Mize and Bessie Crumbley Mize. She was a former resident of Hogansville and was a Baptist. She had lived in Louisiana since 1959.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Kathie Lingo of Bay St. Louis, Miss.; five sisters, Mrs Mae Lyle of Carrollton, Mrs. Mary Wicichowski of Parish, Fla., Mrs. Jean Bowman of Cedartown, Mrs. Joyce Bonner of King, N.C., and Mrs. Barbara Smith of Conway, S.C.; one brother, W. Dub Mize of Hogansville; four grandchildren, Tamela Beasley, Cheri Rayan, Shawn Abare and Earl Lingo Jr., all of Slidell; three great-grandchildren, Joshaua Beasley, Heather Rayan and Jessica Oakley; one great-great-granddaughter, Summer Ray Marie Romano.

Mrs. Mary Allene Ayers
Mrs. Mary Allene Ayers, 73, of Spring Street, Newnan, Ga., died Wednesday, May 9, 2001 at her residence.

Mrs. Ayers was born February 12, 1928 in Coweta County, Ga. She was a homemaker.

The family was receiving friends at McKoon Funeral Home Thursday, May 10 from 6-8 p.m.

A funeral was at McKoon Funeral Home chapel Friday, May 11 at 4 p.m. Dr. Bobby Helton was officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Surviving are her husband, Barry Ayers of Newnan; son, Roy Hayes of Sharpsburg; and daughter Yvonne Binion of Newnan.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. William Paul Fluellen
A funeral for Mr. William Paul Fluellen, 57, of Newnan will be Saturday, May 12, 2001 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Corinth, with the Rev. Johnny Strickland officiating, assisted by the Rev. Gary Johnson, the Rev. B. Glanton, Rev. Willie Johnson and Rev. C. Melson. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be nephews and cousins.

Mr. Fluellen was born March 26, 1944 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Manon Fluellen. He died May 8, 2001 at the Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

He joined the Mount Zion Baptist Church of Corinth at an early age, and was a faithful member until his job kept him on the road.

One brother, James Fluellen, and one sister, Agnes F. Anderson, preceded him in death.

He is survived by three children: Carmen Hawkins, Cleveland, Ohio, William Fluellen Jr., Atlanta, and Shayla Fluellen, Amarillo, Texas; three grandchildren, Marquel, Damon and Jasmine; two sisters and one brother, Rev. and Mrs. Gary (Marie) Johnson, Mae Thelma Richarson and Mr. and Mrs. Samuel (Shari) Fluellen; aunts, Mrs. Hazel Geter, Mrs. Hilda Turner and Mrs. Willie Potts; uncles, Charles Potts and Albert Potts; nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Roger William Hyde
Mr. Roger William Hyde, 70, of Bailey Drive, Newnan, Ga. died Thursday, May 10, 2001 at Sparks Inn.

Mr. Hyde was the owner of Roger's Auto Parts in Peachtree City, Ga. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army.

The family was receiving friends at McKoon Funeral Home Friday, May 11 from 6-8 p.m.

A funeral will be at McKoon Funeral Home chapel Saturday, May 12 at 2 p.m. Brother Clay Henry will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Roscoe Road.

Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law Greg and Susan Hyde of Newnan and Larry and Cheryl Hyde of Sharpsburg, Ga.; daughters, Janet Hyde of Marietta and Pamela Hyde of Atlanta; brother, Frank Hyde of Peachtree City; sister, Joanne Wallace of Newnan; grandchildren, Cameron Hyde of Sharpsburg and Davey Hyde and Evan Hyde of Newnan.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Peggy Ann Eubanks Shumake
Mrs. Peggy Ann Eubanks Shumake, 46, of Austell, Ga., died suddenly May 9, 2001 at the Well Star Cobb Hospital.

Mrs. Shumake was born October 14, 1954 in Cobb County, Ga. to Thomas and Norma Banks. She was employed by the Cobb County Board of Education and was a faithful member of the Concord Baptist Church in Mableton, Ga. She was a much loved wife and mother.

A funeral will be Saturday, May 12 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home in Franklin, Ga. with the Rev. Charles Yates officiating.

Burial will be in the Antioch Baptist Church in Heard County.

The family was receiving friends Friday from 6-8 p.m.

Surviving are her husband, Hosma "Douglas" Shumake of Austell, Ga.; daughter, Natasha Shumake, and son, Andy Shumake, both of Austell; parents, Thomas and Norma Eubanks of Douglasville, Ga.; three brothers, Thomas Eubanks of N. C., James Scott Eubanks of Carrollton, Ga., and Timothy Eubanks of Douglasville, Ga.; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home, Franklin, Ga.

Mrs. Mary Allene Ayers
Mrs. Mary Allene Ayers, 73, of Spring Street, Newnan, Ga., died Wednesday, May 9, 2001 at her residence.

Mrs. Ayers was born February 12, 1928 in Coweta County, Ga. She was a homemaker.

The family will receive friends at McKoon Funeral Home Thursday, May 10 fro 6-8 p.m.

A funeral will be at McKoon Funeral Home chapel Friday, May 11 at 4 p.m. Dr. Bobby Helton will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Surviving are her husband, Barry Ayers of Newnan; son, Roy Hayes of Sharpsburg; and daughter Yvonne Rinion of Newnan.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Johnnie B. "Truitt) Dawson
Mr. Johnnie B. "Truitt" Dawson of Dayton, Ohio, formerly of Newnan, died Tuesday, May 8, 2001 in Dayton, Ohio.

He is the husband of Mrs. Henrietta Page Dawson of Dayton, Ohio and nephew of Mr. and Mrs. James (Katie) Gay of Newnan.

A funeral will be Saturday, May 12 at 11 a.m. in Dayton, Ohio. Bowman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Announced through the courtesy of Sellers-Smith Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Roger William Hyde
Mr. Roger William Hyde, 70, of Bailey Drive, Newnan, Ga. died Thursday, May 10, 2001 at Sparks Inn.

Mr. Hyde was the owner of Roger's Auto Parts in Peachtree City, Ga. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army.

The family will receive friends at McKoon Funeral Home Friday, May 11 from 6-8 p.m.

A funeral will be at McKoon Funeral Home chapel Saturday, May 12 at 2 p.m. Brother Clay Henry will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Roscoe Road.

Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law Greg and Susan Hyde of Newnan and Larry and Sherril Hyde of Sharpsburg, Ga.; daughters, Janet Hyde of Marietta and Pamela Hyde of Atlanta; brother, Frank Hyde of Peachtree City; sister, Joanne Wallace of Newnan; grandchildren, Cameron Hyde of Sharpsburg and Davey Hyde and Evan Hyde of Newnan.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Eula Pearl Ware
Mrs. Eula Pearl Parks-Ware of Pryor Street, Atlanta, Ga., died Friday, May 4, 2001 at her residence.

A funeral will be Saturday, May 12 at 2 p.m. at the Wesley Chapel A.M.E. Church, Happy Valley Circle, Newnan, Ga. with the Rev. Melvin Henry, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers and flower ladies will be family and friends.

Family and friends are asked to assemble at the funeral home at 1 p.m.

Mrs. Ware was born June 30, 1943 in Coweta County to Mr. Wylie and the late Mrs. Ella Ruth Parks. She was married to the late Mr. David S. Ware and they had two children. One preceded her in death.

Surviving are her father, Mr. Wylie B. Parks; daughter and son-in-law, Clifford and Sheron Lavonne Webb; grandchildren, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony and (Sheronne) Webb Demarco, Clifford Jr. and Rewanna Webb; brother and sister-in-law, Mr. (Decatur) Parks; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Mrs. Fannie Campbell and Mrs. Thelma Webster and Mr. James and Ada Turner; three sisters-in-law; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and other relative and friends.

Sellers-Smith Funeral Home Inc, Newnan, Ga.

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