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Georgia Obituary and Death Notice Collection - Coweta County - 139

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Date: Wednesday, 6 July 2011, at 10:54 a.m.

Mr. William Boswell Williams
Mr. William Boswell Williams, 91, of Thomasville and formerly of Senoia, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2001.

Mr. Williams was born Feb. 17, 1910, in Coweta County to the late Willie Foote Williams and the late Lilliekate Coppedge Williams. Mr. Williams was a 1928 graduate of Senoia High School and a 1936 graduate of Crow's School of Pharmacy in Atlanta. He was a charter member of the Senoia Lions Club and a member of First Baptist Church of Senoia for 56 years, where he was Sunday school superintendent for 25 years. Mr. Williams had been a member of Thomasville First Baptist church since 1994.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sue McGee Williams.

Grave-side services will be held Monday, Dec. 10, 2001, at 2 p.m. at the Senoia City Cemetery. Dr. Ted Padgett will officiate.

Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Joann and A.P. Higginbotham of Thomasville; granddaughters Suzanne Higginbotham of Savannah and Kathy Blalock and her husband Danny of Albany; great-grandson Til Blalock; great-granddaughter Kelly Blalock; sister and brother-in-law Mildred and Coleman Roe of Atlanta, and sister-in-law Margaret Williams of Griffin.

Haisten Woodlawn Funeral Home, Griffin.

Mrs. Betty Lou Hendrix Wynn
Mrs. Betty Lou Hendrix Wynn, 67, of Carrollton, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001.

A funeral will be held Monday, Dec. 10, 2001, at 4 p.m. from the New Vision Baptist Church with Dr. Stephen Hobbs officiating. Burial will be in the Camp Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Music will be furnished by Dawn Jacobs.

Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Randy Charles and Kathy Wynn of Carrollton; daughters and sons-in-law JoAnne and John Timothy Phillips of Whitesburg, and Joy Lynn and Gary Williams of Moreland; her brother, Island Hendrix of Carrollton; and sisters Leitha Wallis of Carrollton, Grace Duncan, and Burda Carter.

Almon Funeral Home, Carrollton.

Mr. James Henry Coleman
Mr. James Henry Coleman, 55, of 2B Ball St. in Newnan, the husband of Mrs. Annie Beasley Coleman, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2001 at Newnan Hospital.

Sellers-Smith Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Bob Haynes
Mr. Bob Haynes, 74, of Marion, Ala., and a former resident of Hogansville, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001 at Bibb Medical Center in Centreville, Ala.

The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Reverend Jesse Sims will officiate and interment will be in Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Coweta County.

Mr. Haynes was born June 13, 1927 in Heard County, son of the late George and Della Weaver Haynes. Before making his home in Marion in June of this year, he lived in Hogansville most of his life, was a retired logger and was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Hogansville.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Eleanor Walker Haynes of Marion; one son, Bob Haynes Jr. of Brookwood, Ala.; two brothers, John Haynes of Hogansville and Sidney Haynes of Carrollton.

The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville, Ga.

Mr. William "Buck" Oliver
Mr. William "Buck" Oliver, 70, of Handy Road died Friday, Dec. 7, 2001 at Newnan Hospital.

Visitation will be today between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Monday, Dec. 10, 2001 at 2 p.m., with Reverend David Arrington officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Oliver; his mother, Beulah Oliver of Peachtree City; three daughters, Michelle and Clay Creel of Nashville, Ga., Angie Turner and Don Yearwood of Grantville and Theresa and Johnny Harrison; one son, Randy E. Oliver; five sisters, Dot Gordon, Jeanette Clark of Columbus, Helen Milsap, Ruby Pierce of Fayetteville, Louise Howard of Columbus and Shirley Highnote of Buena Vista, Ga.; two brothers, Horace Oliver of Stockbridge, and Hubert Oliver of Hampton, Ga.; nine grandchildren, six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Alice Bass
Mrs. Alice Bass, 81, of Atlanta, died November 28, 2001 at Grady Health Systems.

A funeral will be Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. at Hines Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Casey Holmes Jr. officiating, assisted by Elder Raymond Pattillo. Burial in Mount Harmony Memorial Gardens in Mableton, Ga.

Mrs. Bass is survived by children Mr. Cleveland Bass Jr., Mr. Edward Bass, Mr. Larry Bass, Mr. Clyde Bass, Mrs. Mary Little, Mrs. Sallie Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pound (Sallie), Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Franklin (Allene); grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Andrews Mortuary, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Frank W. Chapman Sr.
Mr. Frank W. Chapman Sr., 86, of Atlanta and formerly of Newnan, died December 4, 2001.

Mr. Chapman served in the Navy during World War II, graduated from Georgia Tech where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity, and was an active member of The Cathedral of St. Philip. He retired from Fireman's Fund Insurance Company after many years of service.

Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, Frank W. and Carol Chapman Jr. of Carrollton, George L. and Sherry Chapman of Stone Mountain, C. Michael and Kay Chapman of Atlanta; eight grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The American Heart Association or to Emory Eye Center, Room B4412, 1365B Clifton Road, Atlanta, Ga. 30322 for Macular Degeneration Research.

The family was receiving friends Thursday from 6-8 p.m. with a funeral service at 7 p.m. at Oglethorpe Hill Chapel.

A memorial service will be December 21, 2001 at 2 p.m. at The Cathedral of St. Philip.

H. M. Patterson and Son, Oglethorpe Hill, 4550 Peachtree Road, Atlanta.

Mr. Mark Walter Fleenor
Mr. Mark Walter Fleenor, 51, of Hubbard Court, Newnan, died Wednesday, December 5, 2001 at his residence.

Mr. Fleenor was born June 19, 1950 in Vandilla, Ohio. He was a shop owner in Newnan, having operated Old Time Chocolate off the Court Square. He was a U.S. veteran.

The family will receive friends at McKoon Funeral Home Friday, Dec. 7 from 5-7 p.m.

Surviving are his wife, Debbie Fleenor of Newnan; mother, Mable Fleenor; daughter, Sara Fleenor of Ohio; brothers, James Fleenor and Richard Fleenor, both of Ohio; granddaughter, Mary Beth Fleenor.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Emory Lee
Mr. Emory Lee, 82, of the Lone Oak Community of Meriwether County, died Wednesday, December 5, 2001 at West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange.

A funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec, 8 in the chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Rev. Rance Sprayberry and the Rev. Marion Shivers will officiate, and burial will be in Allen-Lee Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery in Lone Oak. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Friday.

Mr. Lee was born March 31, 1919 in Meriwether County, son of the late Wideman and Rosa Belle Chandler Lee. He was a Navy veteran of World War Two and retired as an overseer from Uniroyal Inc. after 36 years service. He was a member of Allen-Lee Memorial United Methodist Church in Lone Oak, where he had served on the Administrative Board, and was a former Boy Scout leader. Mr. Lee was a former member of the Luthersville School Board and a former member of the Hogansville Lions Club.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Mary Willingham Lee of Lone Oak; three daughters and sons-in-law, Rosemary and Erwin Medford of Lone Oak, Loretta and Steve Saucier of LaGrange, and Tina and Don Gross of Hogansville; son and daughter-in-law, Marshall and Marcia Lee of Milledgeville; sister, Mrs. Lucy Tyler fo Douglasville; brother, Bill Lee of Montgomery, Ala.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville, Ga.

Mrs. Sarah C. Marston

Mrs. Sarah Connally Marston, 94, of Charleston, S. C. died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2001 at Bon Secours Saint Francis Hospital in Charleston.
Mrs. Marston was born Jan. 16, 1907 in Meriwether County, daughter of the late Cicero Wilton and Mattie Ruth Robertson Connally. She was a former public school teacher and operator of a restaurant and tearoom.
The family will receive friends today, Dec. 5, from noon to 1 p.m. at Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home in LaGrange.
The graveside funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery at Alvaton. The Rev. Winston Skinner will officiate.
Survivors include a daughter, Virginia Nieland of Charleston; grandchildren, David Nieland of Indianola, Ia., Susan Tuttle of Leesburg, Va., Ben Nieland of Kitridge, Colo.; great-grandchildren, Ben Tuttle, Ashley Tuttle, Sara Nieland; sister-in-law, Margaret Marston Teed of Camden, Del.; and nephews and nieces, including Eunice Carr of LaGrange.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home, LaGrange.

Mrs. Ruby Hardy Colley
Mrs. Ruby Hardy Colley, 83, of Newnan, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2001 at her home.

A native of Heard County, Mrs. Colley moved to Atlanta after graduation from Newnan High School and trained and worked as a hair stylist with the Antoine's Salon at the downtown Rich's store until her retirement in 1980. After retirement, she and her husband, the late John Harris Colley, moved to Clearwater, Fla. She and her sister, the late Jewell Faver, returned to Georgia in 1999 after the deaths of their husbands and were residents of Wesley Woods. Mrs. Colley was a member of Sylvan Abbey Methodist Church in Clearwater.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at Wesley Woods. Burial will be in Clearwater. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to your charity of choice.

She is survived by her sister Bennie Phillips of Lumber City; nieces, Bobbie Davis of Franklin, Juanita Barr of Carrollton, and Martha Ellen Bitting of Lumber City; nephews, Warren Jackson of Gainesville, Charles Adams of Mableton, and Joe Phillips of Uvalda.

McKoon Funeral Home.

Mr. Floyd James Dickinson
Mr. Floyd James Dickinson, 67, of Senoia, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2001, at his home, following an extended illness.

Mr. Dickinson was born in Fort Edward, New York, to the late Elwood and Nellie Dickinson. Mr. Dickinson retired from Easter Airlines and moved to Senoia 15 years ago. After retirement, he worked as a real estate appraiser. He enjoyed traveling and woodworking, and was a patient perfectionist who could build anything from a cabinet to a house.

Mr. Dickinson devoted most of his leisure time to his family, and enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren play sports.

A funeral will be held Monday, Dec. 3, 2001, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Funeral Home. Mr. Tom Young will officiate and burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Surviving are his wife and childhood sweetheart, Edna Jean Dickinson of Senoia; five sons, Robert Leon Dickinson of Newnan, Michael James Dickinson of Acworth, Terry Joe Dickinson of Waxhaw, N.C., Brian Richard Dickinson of Newnan, and David Brian Putnam of Newnan; daughters, Cheryl Diane Michon of Hudson Falls, N.Y., Charlene Marie Ward of Newnan and Darlene Elizabeth Bunch of Newnan; brother Lawrence Dickinson of Gansevoort, N.Y.; two sisters, Edna May Kobar of South Glens Falls, N.Y. and Kathleen Cary of Gansevoort; 15 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

Jones Funeral Home.

Mr. Jack Felton Hinesley
Mr. Jack Felton Hinesley, 75, of Newnan, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2001, at LaGrange Hospice.

Mr. Hinesley was both June 16, 1926, in Coweta County to the late Felton and Edna King Hinesley. He was a retired purchasing agent for Witco Chemical and served in World War II. Mr. Hinesley was a member of First Christian Church of Newnan. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Betty Clark Hinesley.

A funeral was held Sunday, Dec. 2, 2001 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home. Clay Henry officiated, and burial was in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Surviving are his sons, Randy Hinesley of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., and Scott Hinesley of Newnan; his sister, Betty Orr of Newnan; and 10 grandchildren.

McKoon Funeral Home.

Mr. David L. Brady
Mr. David L. Brady, 60, of Bradbury Road, Grantville, Ga., died Thursday, November 29, 2001 at his residence.

A funeral was held at graveside in Turin Memorial Gardens Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Frank Powers officiating.

Mr. Brady was born August 12, 1941 in Walton County, Ga., to William Henry Brady and Lessie Priest Brady.

Surviving are his wife, Cupidean H. Brady, Grantville; daughters, Sherry Cantrell of Newnan, Brenda Brady of Arizona and Judy Milam of Grantville; grandchildren, Shonta Smith of Arkansas, Kristina Watts of Newnan and Joshua Milam of Grantville; great-grandchildren, Madison Smith of Arkansas, Austin Watts of Newnan; sister-in-law, Louise Brady of Monroe.

Martin and Hightower Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Curtis L. Carroll Sr.
Mr. Curtis L. Carroll Sr., 46, of Newnan, husband of Mrs. Jacquelyn Carroll, died November 21, 2001 at Grady Health Systems.

A funeral was Saturday, Dec. 1 at 1 p.m. at Smith Chapel United Methodist Church with remains placed in state at 11 a.m. Thr Rev. J. C. Neal, pastor, officiating, burial in the church cemetery.

Mr. Carroll was the youngest of three children born to Henry Lee and Susie L. Carroll in Savannah, Ga. September 6, 1955. He was preceded in death by his parents. He joined a Holiness church at an early age. He was a truck driver for several companies.

Surviving are wife, Mrs. Jacquelyn Carroll; children, Curtis Jr., Tiffany, Tonya, Singleton, Tara Johnson and Orenthal; mother of three of his grandchildren, LaShonda Bray; grandchildren, Susannah, Curtis III, Felicity, Curresheion, Curmondre and Lakeia; two brothers, Frank Love and Allen H. Carroll; mother-in-law, Annie L. Newson; a host of other relatives and friends.

Family and friends were asked to assemble at the residence at 80 Heery Road at noon.

Andrews Mortuary, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Doris Wortham Chambers
Mrs. Doris Wortham Chambers, 69, of Kennesaw, Ga. and formerly of Newnan, died at her residence Monday, November 26, 2001 after a lengthy illness.

A memorial service was held Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. in the chapel of the Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home in Kennesaw. The Rev. Richard Hunter officiated.

The family was receiving friends one hour prior to the service.

Surviving are son, Jim Harris of Canton, Ga.; daughters, Carol Wise of Kennesaw, Susan Jarvis of Woodstock, Ga. and Cathy McDougal of Gainesville, Ga.; sisters, Evelyn Couch of Marietta, Ga. and Virginia Durant of Orlando, Fla.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, Kennesaw, Ga.

Mrs. Rosalyn Corley
Mrs. Rosalyn Corley, 55, of Sharpsburg, Ga., died Wednesday, November 28, 2001 at Emory Peachtree Regional Hospital in Newnan.

She was born July 11, 1946 in Fort Pierce, Fla. She was a homemaker.

A funeral was held at McKoon Funeral Home Saturday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Surviving are her husband, John Albert Corley of Sharpsburg; son, Ian and Kelly Corley of Forest Park, Ga.; brothers John N. Davis of Jacksonville, Fla., Walter and Barbara Davis, Carrollton, Ga.; sister, Linda and Ken Wilson of Chatsworth, Ga.; grandchild, Shelby Corley of Forest Park, Ga.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Richard "Dick" Dasher
Mr. Richard "Dick" Dasher of Couch Road, Senoia, died Tuesday, November 27, 2001 at his residence.

Mr. Dasher was born in Tampa, Florida. He was a Realtor with The Homesource Realtors. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, I. B. "Bill" and Melva Davis Dasher.

The family was receiving friends at McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6-8 p.m.

A funeral was held at graveside in Valdosta, Georgia at the Dasher Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 1 beginning at 2 p.m.

Surviving are his wife, Denise Dasher of Senoia; sons, Taylor Davis Dasher of Senoia and Travis B. Dasher of Jacksonville, Fla.; aunts, Cora Davis and Vivian Blackburn, both of Newnan.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, 235 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 675, Atlanta, GA 30303.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. James Echols
Mr. James Echols, 51, of Riverdale, Ga., died November 25, 2001 at Grady Health Systems.

A funeral was Saturday at 1 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 95 Mount Zion Road, S. E., Atlanta, with remains placed in state at noon.

Mr. James "Pie" Echols was born third child to the late Mr. Jim and Inez Echols January 1, 1947.

Surviving are his mother, Inez Echols; five children, Lakesha Echols, Dawn and Vaughon Echols, Shawn Echols, Kenny Davis; step-daughter Sabrina Brooks; eight grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends.

Family and friends were asked to assemble at the church at 12:45 p.m.

Andrews Mortuary, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Kate Sanders Fain
Mrs. Kate Sanders Fain, 83, of Atlanta, died Tuesday, November 27, 2001 at Molena Nursing Home.

A funeral was 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 at the Luthersville United Methodist Church. The Rev. Rance Sprayberry officiated, and burial was in the Luthersville Cemetery.

The family was receiving friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Mrs. Fain was born May 1, 1918 in Powder Springs, daughter of the late John Taylor Sanders and the late Charity Mae Morrison Sanders. She was a lifelong resident of the Atlanta area and was a member of Luthersville United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Clifford A. Fain of Atlanta; daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Tommy Adams of Luthersville; son and daughter-in-law, Donald and Karen Fain of Snellville; sister, Mrs. Christine Hunt of Marietta; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson.

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville, Ga.

Mr. Bruce Dennis Fitzgerald
Mr. Bruce Dennis Fitzgerald, 45, of Tallapoosa, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001, at Redmond Regional Medical Center in Rome.

Mr. Fitzgerald was born March 27, 1965, in Rockland County, N.Y. to the late F.W. Fitzgerald and Ewing Higginson Fitzgerald. He owned and operated A-1 Foreign Car Repair in Carrollton.

A funeral was held Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. at the Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel in Carrollton. Mr. David Turner officiated, and burial was in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Bremen. Serving as pallbearers were Alan Strickland, Harold Hulsey, Scott Maples, Steve Sewell, George Applegate and David Turner.

Surviving are his wife, Sandy Fitzgerald; seven children, Marcie Mixon of Newnan, Jessica and Rebecca Fitzgerald of Stony Point, N.Y. Steven and Ronnie Gilbert and D.J. and Casey Fitzgerald of Tallapoosa; brothers, Ron Fitzgerald of Virginia and Fred Fitzgerald of Newnan; sister Candy Fitzgerald of Texas, and mother-in-law and father-in-law Nancy and Jerry Spencer of Newnan.

Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel, Carrollton, Ga.

Mr. Jack Felton Hinesley
Mr. Jack Felton Hinesley, 75, of Woodland Drive, Newnan, Ga., died Thursday, November 29, 2001 at LaGrange Hospice.

He was born June 16, 1926 in Coweta County. He was a retired purchasing agent for Witco Chemical and was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of First Christian Church of Newnan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Felton and Edna King Hinesley and his wife Betty Clark Hinesley.

The family was receiving friends Saturday, Dec. 1 from 6-8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home.

A funeral will be Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. in McKoon Funeral Home chapel. Clay Henry will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Roscoe Road, Newnan.

Surviving are sons, Randy Hinesley of Newnan, Ga. and Scott Hinesley of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.; sister, Betty Orr of Newnan, Ga.; 10 grandchildren.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Naoma Morris
Mrs. Naoma Pratt Morris, 82, of Newnan, died Wednesday, November 28, 2001 at her home.

A funeral was 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at Faith Baptist Church in the Primrose Community of Meriwether County. The Rev. Billy Ball was officiating, and burial was in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Morris was born February 21, 1919 in Maryville, Tennessee, daughter of the late Jasper and Laura Grizzle Pratt. A former resident of the Atlanta area, she lived in the Lone Oak and Hogansville area from 1973 until making her home in Newnan two months ago. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Primrose and was the wife of the late Howard B. Morris. During World War Two Mrs. Morris was employed by the Bell Bomber Plant and received a Presidential commendation for being the right wing riveter in the assembly of the B-29 aircraft, the Enola Gay.

Survivors include three sons, Rickie B. Morris of Newnan, Michael A. Morris of Hogansville, and David H. Morris of Victoria, Va.; four daughters, Miss Melody Morris of Newnan, Mrs. Deloriouse Wade of LaGrange, Mrs. Linda Hewatt of Alpharetta, and Mrs. Ruthie Patton of Covington; three brothers, Robert L. Pratt of Cleveland, Tenn., John Wilbur Pratt of Baton Rouge, La., and James L. Pratt of Denham, La.; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren, and a great-great grandson.

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville, Ga.

Mr. Byron Henderson Orr
Mr. Byron Henderson Orr, 45, of Midland Court, Newnan, Ga., died Wednesday, November 28, 2001 at his residence.

A funeral was Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. at Sellers-Smith R. W. S. Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Felton James officiating, assisted by Rev. Johnny Strickland. Burial in the Eastview Cemetery. Pallbearers: Roger Head, Phil Burston, Andrew Hill, Willie F. Arnold, Willie Head, Freddie Cheaves, Evan Brown. Flower ladies: cousins, Flo Amey, Wanda Spear, Myrtice Arnold. The family was asked to assemble at the residence at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Byron Henderson Orr was born July 25, 1956 to the late Bennie Orr and the late Shirley Jean Williams Orr. His paternal grandmother Ms. Bertha Orr preceded him in death. He graduated from Newnan High School in 1974 and later attended the University of Knoxville and Atlanta Area Technical School.

Surviving are brothers, Jimmy and Rebecca Orr; sister, Lolita and Carl Barber, both of Newnan; grandmother, Ms. Georgia Blandenburg; two nephews, Adrian Clark and Christopher Hugh Orr; two nieces, Latressis Kiera and Lakita Kusha Barber; aunts, Willie Frank and Carrie Mae Pritchett, Georgette Blandenburg, Talmadge and Addrine Smith, Robert and Minnie Pearl Perdue; uncles, Robert and Margaret Blandenburg, Kenneth and Mary Balandenberg; a host of cousins; a special friend, Charles Colton and many more friends.

Sellers-Smith Funeral Home Inc., Newnan, Ga.

Mr. C. O. "Slim" Peaden
Mr. C. O. "Slim" Peaden, 92, of Hogansville, Ga., died Tuesday, November 27, 2001 at his home.

A funeral was 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 in the chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. Dr. Jimmy Brown officiated, and burial was in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville.

Mr. Peaden was born March 26, 1909 in Randolph County, Alabama, and had lived in Hogansville since 1942. He was a retired painting contractor.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Sue Peaden of Hogansville; four daughters, Mrs. Margie Douglas Brewer of Grantville, Mrs. Jo Ann Massengale of Hogansville, Mrs. Charlene Vaughan of Fayetteville, and Mrs. Becky Hanson of Grantville; two sisters, Mrs. Louise Nixon of Molena and Mrs. Doris Collins of Thomaston; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Cliff Massengale.

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville, Ga.

Mrs. Eugenia Boswell Reese
Mrs. Eugenia Boswell Reese, 94, of Spence Avenue, Newnan, died Tuesday, November 27, 2001 at her residence.

Mrs. Reese was born January 27, 1907 in Newnan. She was a homemaker and was a member of Unity Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Zelona Martin Boswell; her husband C.S. "Bull" Reese; and granddaughter Terri Reisinger Morris.

The family was receiving friends at the funeral home Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6-8 p.m.

A funeral was Friday, Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home chapel. Pastor Danny Wilson officiated. Burial was in Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Roscoe Road.

Pallbearers were Bobby Yeager, Marty Yeager, Gary Yeager, Mike Yeager, Chris Schlichting and Kurt Schlichting.

Memorial contributions may be made to Unity Baptist Church, 311 Smokey Road, Newnan, GA 30263 or the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 838, Newnan, GA 30264.

Surviving are son, B. Donald Reese of Falls Church, Virginia; daughter, Betty Reese Reisinger of LaGrange, Ga.; sisters, Louise Ozmore and Lois Puckett, both of Newnan; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Joseph H. Ruffin
Mr. Joseph H. Ruffin, 69, of Newnan, Ga., died Wednesday, evening, November 28, 2001 at Newnan Hospital.

Mr. Ruffin was born to Henry and Amy Ruffin in Forsyth, Ga. where he lived most of his life. Mr. Ruffin was a construction worker building Interstate 85 when he met his wife, Mrs. Avis Ruffin. After their marriage they lived in Newnan, Ga. After retiring from the highway construction industry, his hobby and favorite past-time was sports and sports memorabilia. He knew every major players' statistics and was a true Braves fan.

He is survived by his wife of more than 30 years, Mrs. Amy Lucille Ruffin of Newnan, Ga.; two step-sons, Robert Crawford of Newnan and Jerry Crawford of Warner Robbins, Ga.; three sisters, Beatrice Bedford of Middleton, Tenn., Blanche Foster of Griffin, Ga. and Margie Melton of Forsyth, Ga.; several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at Jones Funeral Home in Newnan with Rev. John Hagen officiating.

Jones Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Lee Oma Smith
Mrs. Lee Oma Smith, 85, of Roanoke, Alabama, died Monday, November 26, 2001 at Beaulieu Convalescent Center in Newnan.

A lifelong resident of Randolph County, Ala., Mrs. Smith was born July 27, 1916, daughter of Kay and Pearlie Driver Moore. She was a homemaker and a member of Center Chapel Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Smith.

A funeral was Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 11 a.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel in Roanoke with the Rev. Bill Calhoun officiating. Burial was in Center Chapel Baptist Church cemetery.

Surviving are sons, Gerald Ray Smith of Newnan and Bobby Wayne Smith of Roanoke; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family was receiving friends at Quattlebaum Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27.

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke, Ala.

Mr. David L. Brady
Mr. David L. Brady, 60, of Bradbury Road, Grantville, Ga., died Thursday, November 29, 2001 at his residence.

A funeral will be at graveside in Turin Memorial Gardens Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Frank Powers officiating.

Mr. Brady was born August 12, 1941 in Walton County, Ga., to William Henry Brady and Lessie Priest Brady.

Surviving are his wife, Cupidean H. Brady, Grantville; daughters, Sherry Cantrell of Newnan, Brenda Brady of Arizona and Judy Milam of Grantville; grandchildren, Shonta Smith of Arkansas, Kristina Watts of Newnan and Joshua Milam of Grantville; great-grandchildren, Madison Smith of Arkansas, Austin Watts of Newnan; sister-in-law, Louise Brady of Monroe.

Martin and Hightower Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Curtis L. Carroll Sr.
Mr. Curtis L. Carroll Sr., 46, of Newnan, husband of Mrs. Jacquelyn Carroll, died November 21, 2001 at Grady Health Systems.

A funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Smith Chapel United Methodist Church with remains placed in state at 11 a.m. Thr Rev. J. C. Neal, pastor, officiating, burial in the church cemetery.

Mr. Carroll was the youngest of three children born to Henry Lee and Susie L. Carroll in Savannah, Ga. September 6, 1955. He was preceded in death by his parents. He joined a Holiness church at an early age. He was a truck driver for several companies.

Surviving are wife, Mrs. Jacquelyn Carroll; children, Curtis Jr., Tiffany, Tonya, Singleton, Tara Johnson and Orenthal; mother of three of his grandchildren, LaShonda Bray; grandchildren, Susannah, Curtis III, Felicity, Curresheion, Curmondre and Lakeia; two brothers, Frank Love and Allen H. Carroll; mother-in-law, Annie L. Newson; a host of other relatives and friends.

Family and friends are asked to assemble at the residence at 80 Heery Road at noon.

Andrews Mortuary, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. James Echols
Mr. James Echols, 51, of Riverdale, Ga., died November 25, 2001 at Grady Health Systems.

A funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 95 Mount Zion Road, S. E., Atlanta, with remains placed in state at noon.

Mr. James "Pie" Echols was born third child to the late Mr. Jim and Inez Echols January 1, 1947.

Surviving are his mother, Inez Echols; five children, Lakesha Echols, Dawn and Vaughon Echols, Shawn Echols, Kenny Davis; step-daughter Sabrina Brooks; eight grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends.

Family and friends are asked to assemble at the church at 12:45 p.m.

Andrews Mortuary, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Jack Felton Hinesley
Mr. Jack Felton Hinesley, 75, of Woodland Drive, Newnan, Ga., died Thursday, November 29, 2001 at LaGrange Hospice.

He was born June 16, 1926 in Coweta County. He was a retired purchasing agent for Witco Chemical and was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of First Christian Church of Newnan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Felton and Edna King Hinesley and his wife Betty Clark Hinesley.

The family will receive friends Saturday, Dec. 1 from 6-8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home.

A funeral will be Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. in McKoon Funeral Home chapel. Clay Henry will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Roscoe Road, Newnan.

Surviving are sons, Randy Hinesley of Newnan, Ga. and Scott Hinesley of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.; sister, Betty Orr of Newnan, Ga.; 10 grandchildren.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

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