Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations

Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven offers the finest in facilities, service and personalized care. We are proud to offer the convenience and affordability of planning all funeral and cemetery arrangements from one location. At Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven, we believe that every life is unique. Every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. For those who are thinking of planning their arrangements in advance, Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven offers The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. WHITLEY-GARNER AT ROSEHAVEN FUNERAL HOME Our professional staff welcomes you to the warm and friendly atmosphere of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven. We're here to listen and provide options to meet the needs of you and your loved ones. Whether you prefer cremation with a small family gathering or a large traditional funeral, you can trust us to assist you in planning and honoring your final arrangements. The lovely full-service Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven funeral home is located on the grounds of Rosehaven Memorial Park. In addition to a beautiful entry and public gathering area, we have four large staterooms and a chapel with a cathedral ceiling and seating for 250 guests. ROSEHAVEN MEMORIAL PARK Rolling lawns, picturesque statues and well-maintained landscaping contribute to the beauty of Rosehaven Memorial Park. We offer a variety of choices for planning your family's burial estate, including traditional ground burial, private garden estates and community mausoleums. Attractive granite upright monuments are available in designated areas of our cemetery gardens, along with flat granite or bronze and granite memorials. The Rosehaven Community Mausoleum offers single and double crypts for those who desire aboveground entombment. Niches for cremated remains are also available in the mausoleum. Private family mausoleums can also be designed to meet your family's special needs. Rosehaven is a perpetual care cemetery, with trust funds regulated by the state of Georgia. This means that your burial estate and overall appearance of the park will be properly maintained forever.


Our Obituaries

Roy Allan Collar

July 31, 1940 - April 28, 2016

LTC Roy A. Collar, Sr., age 75, of Douglasville, died peacefully on Thursday, April 28, 2016 surrounded by loving wife and family.Mr. Collar was born on July 31, 1940 in Shanghai, China to English parents. The family tried to leave before the Japanese took over but were caught and spent the rest of the war as POWs. In 1945 they left for England and came to the United States in 1947. Roy...
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Marjorie Louise Smith

July 26, 1928 - April 20, 2016

Mrs. Marjorie Louise Smith, age 87, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away April 20, 2016. She was born July 26, 1928 in Birmingham, Alabama. Mrs. Smith was of the Baptist Faith and was an example of the Proverbs 31 woman. She was a very Godly woman and was always there for people. She was an example of hospitality in being a good friend and caretaker to everyone she knew. It was her pleasure...
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Donald Lee Nauman

March 22, 1942 - April 20, 2016

Donald L. Nauman passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2016, in Douglasville, GA. Don was born the second of nine children March 22, 1942 in Streator, IL to Leroy and Helen Nauman of Henry, IL. He grew up in Henry and Pekin, IL. In 1959, he won First Place in the Illinois State Science Fair for a working robot he built out of tin cans and erector set motors. In 1966, he joined the U.S. Army. He...
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Wayne William Mings

February 16, 1936 - April 19, 2016

Mr. Wayne William Mings, age 80, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2016. He was born February 16, 1936 in Denton, TX. Mr. Mings proudly served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He was also a member at First Presbyterian Church in Douglasville, GA. He retired in 2007 after 46 years of working with Six Flags over Georgia where he was instrumental in...
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Wayne William Mings

February 16, 1936 - April 19, 2016

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Jennifer Lynn Boutwell

April 30, 1962 - April 18, 2016

Mrs. Jennifer Lynn Boutwell, age 53, of Peachtree City, GA passed away April 18, 2016. She was born April 30, 1962 in Riverdale, GA. Mrs. Boutwell enjoyed fishing, being outdoors and had a green thumb, especially with flowers. Her and her son shared a love of 80”s classic rock music. She was always on the go and taking care of others. Painting was also a passion of hers. Her favorite...
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Pamela Ruth Ivey

October 23, 1958 - April 16, 2016

Ms. Pamela Ruth Ivey, age 57, of Carrollton, Georgia, died Saturday at Tanner Medical Center in Villa Rica.Ms. Ivey was born on October 23, 1958, the daughter of the late Norman and Margaret Ruth McCrary Larkin. Prior to her illness, Ms. Ivey was employed with Wal-mart as a customer service manager. She was preceded in death by her brother, Wesley Larkin and her step-mother, Patricia Larkin...
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James Arthur Morrow

October 1, 1951 - April 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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Gary Robert Abbey

December 11, 1952 - April 14, 2016

Mr. Gary “Buddy” Abbey, age 63, Temple, Georgia, died peacefully Thursday, April 14, 2016 on his farm.Mr. Abbey was born on December 11, 1952, the son of Carolyn Martin Abbey and the late William Brewer Abbey. Prior to his death, Buddy was employed with the Paulding County Board of Education as a teacher. He was a member of the Tennessee Valley Working Dog Association and was a fan of...
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Julie Ann Allen

February 7, 1960 - April 12, 2016

Ms. Julie Ann Allen, age 56, of Woodstock, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016. She was born February 7, 1960 in Atlanta, Georgia. She loved wildlife, especially offering refuge to squirrels she had rescued. She was an avid Harley-Davidson fan and in her later years, she enjoyed art and coloring.Ms. Allen was preceded in death by her mother, Judy Mitchell.She is survived by her father,...
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Thomas Wayne Cranford

October 28, 1954 - April 12, 2016

Mr. Thomas Wayne "Tommy" Cranford, age 61, of Douglasville, Georgia died Tuesday evening in Austell.A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Cranford was born on October 28, 1954 the son of the late Thomas and Thelma Lee Dennis Cranford. Prior to ill health, Mr. Cranford was employed in the Home Sales and Renovation Industry. He enjoyed dirt track and fishing in his leisure time. He was...
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Richard D. Head

August 21, 1943 - April 12, 2016

Mr. Richard Douglas "Doug" Head, age 72, of Villa Rica, Georgia, died Tuesday afternoon at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton.A native of Buford, Georgia, Mr. Head was born on August 21, 1943, the son of the late Charlie Franklin Head and Ruby Johnson Head. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Head was employed with United Technology as a computer engineer. He was preceded in death by his...
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Elizabeth Lawler

September 23, 1999 - April 12, 2016

Ms. Elizabeth Jo Lawler, age 16, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016. She was born on September 23, 1999 in Austell, GA. Elizabeth was a sophomore at Robert S. Alexander High School where she enjoyed singing in the musical and show choirs. She was also very artistic and liked to draw. She loved her pets, Murray, Bella, Louise, Abigail and Rose. Preceding her in death is her...
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Mary Magdalean Cox

June 7, 1923 - April 12, 2016

Miss Mary M. Cox, age 93, of Douglasville, GA went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday April 12, 2016. A native of Franklin, Georgia, Miss Cox, was born on June 7, 1923, the daughter of the late Wade and Derah Daniels Wade. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and was a member of the Second Baptist Church. Survivors include her sons; James D. and Jerry Lewis Cox;...
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Charles Kinney Smith

July 12, 1968 - April 3, 2016

Charles “Kinn” Kinney “Huff” SmithMr. Charles “Kinn” Kinney “Huff” Smith, age 47, of Douglasville, GA. went to live in his Eternal Home with the Lord on April 3, 2016. He was an active member of West Metro Church of God and was formerly a member of First Baptist Church of Douglasville. Kinn was the owner of Brothers Moving and Delivery for over 15...
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Alton N. Brewer

March 4, 1941 - April 3, 2016

Mr. Alton Nathaniel Brewer, age 75, of Winston, Georgia passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016. He was born March 4, 1941 in Jackson, Mississippi. He had served in the Masons, was very proud to have earned Master Mason and had just received his 50 year pin. Mr. Brewer loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren; enjoyed bridge, politics, history, reading, and traveling. He loved...
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Tammara Reyna Hafer

March 31, 1971 - April 2, 2016

Mrs. Tammara “Tammy” Reyna Hafer, age 45, of Douglasville, GA passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016. She was born March 31, 1971 in Salinas, CA. Tammy was a mother and grandmother to many, always going above and beyond to help others. Her whole demeanor would light up at the sight of the gentle wings of a butterfly. Tammy’s huge heart extended to love all the animals that came...
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Stanley Eugene Burch

January 1, 1962 - March 30, 2016

Mr. Stanley Eugene “Stan” Burch, age 54, of Douglasville, died early Wednesday morning at Wellstar Douglas Hospital following a brief illness. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Burch was born on January 1, 1962 the son of Judith Ann Webb Burch and the late Eugene Leonard Burch. He was a member of the North West Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta. Prior to his disability,...
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Emily C. Mize

July 31, 1935 - March 25, 2016

Mrs. Emily Christine Mize, age 80, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, March 25, 2016. She was born July 31, 1935. She enjoyed working and retired from W. R. Bean Printing. Mrs. Mize loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren; doing crafts and gardening.Mrs. Mize was preceded in death by her husband, Jefferson B. Mize, Jr. and her parents, John Clint Wages and Nora Sue...
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Dorothy Margaret Harshman

January 25, 1921 - March 25, 2016

Dorothy Robinson Harshman, age 95, died on March 25, 2016, in Douglasville, Georgia. She was born on January 25, 1921, in Sharon, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Eva Rocky Robinson and Emory Ferris Robinson. She graduated from Sharon High School and Dyke College,Cleveland, Ohio. She lived in Athens with her family for 53 years and belonged to several organizations, but was most active in Emmanuel...
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Patricia Ann Williams

November 14, 1946 - March 24, 2016

Ms. Patricia Ann Williams, age 69, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, March 24, 2016. She was born in Miami, FL on November 14, 1946. Ms. Williams enjoyed watching television but her favorite activities were spending time with her dogs and family.She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Virginia Williams.Surviving her is her daughter Dawn Price; grandchildren Shayne, Ryan and...
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Mary Jane Jackson

November 10, 1935 - March 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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William Everett Ristau

November 15, 1927 - March 22, 2016

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Carlton Johnny Harbin

August 2, 1939 - March 17, 2016

Mr. Johnny Harbin, age 76, of Lithia Springs, Georgia, died Thursday morning in Piedmont Atlanta Hospital.Mr. Harbin was born on August 2, 1939, the son of the late Jefferson Douglas and Willie Nell Dillershaw Harbin. Prior to his retirement, he was employed for over 30 years with Roadway Transportation. He attended the First Baptist Church of Lithia Springs and was preceded in death by his first...
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Jimmy Lee McReynolds

September 2, 1939 - March 16, 2016

Mr. Jimmy Lee McReynolds, age 76, of Lithia Springs, GA passed away March 16, 2016. He was born September 2, 1939. He served in the United States Air Force. Mr. McReynolds enjoyed fishing, hunting and firearms. Jimmy was a great dad, wonderful grandfather and loved his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.He is preceded in death is his wife and love of his life, Peggy Ruth...
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Floyd Ervin Frazee

February 3, 1927 - March 15, 2016

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Jeffrey Russell Davis

January 11, 1972 - March 14, 2016

Mr. Jeffrey "Rusty" Davis, age 44, died Monday March 14, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.Mr. Davis was born January 11, 1972 in Atlanta, Ga. the son of Brenda Gail Tumlin Davis and the late Leonard Marvin Davis. Prior to his death, Rusty was employed as a truck driver. He was preceded in death by a niece, Anna Davis in July 2014 and his father.Survivors include his son; Jeffrey Russell Davis,...
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Mary Ann Wade

March 10, 1935 - March 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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Mary Ann Wade

March 10, 1935 - March 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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Evelyn Juanita Satterfield

August 14, 1933 - March 8, 2016

Mrs. Evelyn Juanita Satterfield, age 82, died Tuesday afternoon at her residence.Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Whitley - Garner Funeral Home.
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Don Samuel Mobley

November 5, 1941 - March 7, 2016

Mr. Don Samuel Mobley, Sr., of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, March 7, 2016. He was born November 5, 1941 in Brent, AL. Mr. Mobley retired from Norfolk Southern after 30 years. He served in the United States Army. Don loved the outdoors; whether it was working in the yard, sitting and watching cars or people pass by or just watching and feeding the squirrels. He enjoyed tinkering with...
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Robert Usry

August 1, 1925 - March 6, 2016

Mr. Robert “Bob” P. Usry, Jr., of Winston, GA, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2016. He was born August 1, 1925 in Shreveport, LA. Mr. Usry was a graduate of Douglas County High School Class of 1942, which he loved and remained active in coordinating and organizing the class reunions. He was a Veteran having served his country during WWII in the U.S. Navy as a Yowman 1st class and...
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Gary Kenneth Morgan

August 26, 1948 - March 4, 2016

Mr. Gary Kenneth Morgan, age 67, of Douglasville, GA, passed away Friday, March 4, 2016. He was born August 26, 1948 in Leonardtown, Maryland. Mr. Morgan was a Veteran, having served his country in the U.S. Army. He married Lavenia Page on April 28, 1979. Mr. Morgan was a pool player and was an avid fan of cowboy movies.Mr. Morgan was preceded in death by his parents, John and Hazel Watkins...
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Margaret A. Coley

July 29, 1934 - March 2, 2016

Mrs. Margaret Coley, age 81, of Villa Rica, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. She was born July 29, 1934 in Heflin, AL. She graduated from Chattahochee High School in 1948. Mrs. Coley was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Coley was employed for 35 years as an inventory clerk with the Seimens Corporation.She is preceded in death by her parents, Clifton...
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Maudine Denmon

February 15, 1946 - March 1, 2016

Mrs. Maudine Denman, age 70, of Douglasville, Georgia, died on Tuesday March 1, 2016 following a sudden illness.Mrs. Denman was born on February 15, 1946, in Atlanta, GA, the daughter of the late Carl and Sterling Burch Buffington. Prior to her disablilty, Mrs. Denman was employed as a beautician. She was a member of the King's Way Baptist Church and was preceded in death by two sisters,...
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Ryan Scott Stephens

March 3, 1990 - February 28, 2016

Mr. Ryan Stephens, age 25, of Lithia Springs, Ga. passed away February 28, 2016.He was born March 3, 1990 in Marietta, GA. Mr. Stephens graduated in 2008 from Gilmer School. Following that he was a member of the Jacksonville State Marching Southerners.Mr. Stephens is survived by his wife, Courtney V. Dickson Stephens; father and step-mother Jerry and Jenny Stephens; mother and step-father, Cindy...
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James Andrew Wear

November 26, 1961 - February 27, 2016

Mr. James Andrew “Andy” Wear, age 54, of Rome, Georgia passed away Saturday, February 27, 2016. He was born November 26, 1961 in Ft. Payne, Alabama. Mr. Wear or “Wear Bear” as known by his students, enjoyed being outdoors, loved reading and enjoyed teaching history and government. Always seeing the good in people, he enjoyed their company and loved having the privilege...
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Roger Dale Thomas

September 19, 1967 - February 27, 2016

Mr. Roger Dale Thomas, age 48, of Douglasville, GA passed away Saturday, February 27, 2016. He was born September 19, 1967 in Birmingham, AL. Mr. Thomas loved spending time with his family. He loved fishing, watching TV and was an avid Alabama football fan. He enjoyed animals and playing with his grandchildren.Mr. Thomas was preceded in death by his father, Roger Thomas; his step-father, Bobby...
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Alvin Jones

December 20, 1930 - February 24, 2016

Mr. Alvin A. Jones, age 85, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016. He was born on December 20, 1930 in Dekalb County, AL. Mr. Jones was an active member of the Apostolic Tabernacle of the Living God Church. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing. His passion, however, was being outside and gardening. He worked in the Garden Center with WalMart for 20 years.Mr. Jones is...
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Vela Mae Wegela

July 6, 1922 - February 23, 2016

Mrs. Vela Mae Wegela, age 93, of Douglasville, GA passed away February 23, 2016. She was born July 6, 1922 in Celina, TN. Mrs. Wegela enjoyed sewing and making quilts. She was a cosmetologist and was self-employed. Vela was also a member at Liberty Baptist Church and liked going to various functions there but she especially loved to spend time with her family.Preceding her death are her parents,...
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Lola I. Martin-Jackson

September 13, 1962 - February 21, 2016

Mrs. Lola I. Martin-Jackson, age 53, of Dallas, GA passed away February 21, 2016. She was born September 13, 1962 in Newport Manchester Jamaica West Indies to Gwendolyn Brown Martin and Sydney Martin. She attended Bethel Christian School and Manchester High School in Mandeville Jamaica. Lola worked at Astra Hotel as a Receptionist and a Librarian at the Manchester Parish Library in Mandeville....
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Janis MARLOW

August 24, 1933 - February 19, 2016

Ms. Janis Brown Marlow, age 82, of Lithia Springs, GA passed away Friday, February 19, 2016. She was born August 24, 1933 in McDaniel, KY. Ms. Marlow was a 1950 graduate of St. Joseph’s Catholic High School. She was the first lady to drive a school bus for the Grayson County School System in Kentucky. Ms. Marlow served as a Communicant of the St. Joseph Catholic Church and also was the...
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Edwin Baggett McKelvey

June 7, 1959 - February 19, 2016

Mr. Eddie "Mac" McKelvey, age 56, of Smyrna, Georgia died Friday morning at Kennestone Regional Medical Center.Mr. McKelvey was born on June 7, 1959 in Palatka, Florida the son of the late Mary Bowden Baggett McKelvey and Charles G. McKelvey, Jr. He was of the Methodist faith. Prior to ill health, he was employed with M & M Auto as a car transporter.Survivors include his son, Billy ...
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Jamie B. Running

October 9, 1934 - February 18, 2016

Mrs. Jamie B. Running, age 81, of Douglasville, Georgia, died early Thursday morning February 18, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Running was born on October 9, 1934, the daughter of the late Joseph Holland and Jamie Nora Reese Boyd. She retired from nursing with an RN, BSN and proudly served in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant. She was a member of New Covenant United Methodist Church and...
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Debbie Buckland

September 20, 1964 - February 17, 2016

Mrs. Debbie Kay Buckland, age 51, of Douglasville, GA passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. She was born September 20, 1964 in Dallas GA. Mrs. Buckland was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She loved her family and enjoyed doing things for them and spending time with them.Preceding her in death are her parents, Doty and Clara Ellis; her sister, Linda Ellis; and...
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Charlotte Ann Evans

August 1, 1959 - February 16, 2016

Ms. Charlotte Evans, age 56, of Douglasville, died Tuesday February 16, 2016 at a local hospital.Ms. Evans was born on August 1, 1959, in Atlanta, Georgia, the daughter of Joe W. Evans and the late Nora Payne Evans. She was preceded in death by her mother, and a sister; Susan Cannon.Survivors include her daughter, Christina Lambright, her father Mr. Joe W. Evans; two brothers, Perry and Robbie...
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Darleen Marie Banks

September 1, 1931 - February 10, 2016

Mrs. Darleen Marie Banks, age 84, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 surround by her loving family. She was born September 1, 1931 in Atlanta, GA to the late Mr. & Mrs. Gus Applying. Mrs. Banks met and married the late Mr. David E. Banks on June 1, 1945 and was married for 57 years.She is survived by sons Larry E. Banks and the Rev. Dennis B. Banks (Cathy); grandchildren...
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Maria Acosta

July 17, 1936 - February 10, 2016

Those who wish to express condolences or share a special memory may do so online at www.whitleygarner.comArrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246
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Dorothy Buckland

June 12, 1938 - February 8, 2016

Mrs. Dorothy Small Buckland, age 77, of Lithia Springs, GA passed away Monday, February 8, 2016. She was born June 12, 1938 in Pontiac, MI. She was a long-time resident of Douglasville, having lived here for over 50 years. Mrs. Buckland was a homemaker who loved to spend time and do things with her family.She is preceded in death by the love of her life, her soulmate Johnnie Buckland as well as...
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Myrl Denise Tyson

February 5, 1956 - February 7, 2016

Ms. Denise Bates Tyson, age 60, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016. She was born February 5, 1956 in Atlanta, Georgia. She attended Fairhaven Baptist Church.Ms. Tyson was preceded in death by her father, James Franklin Allen.She is survived by two sons, Anthony Bates and wife Shannon and Jason Bates and wife Tabatha; one daughter, Christy Gould and husband Dave; mother,...
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Travis Ryan Garner

August 30, 1973 - February 6, 2016

Mr. Travis Ryan Garner, age 42, of Panama City, Florida and formerly of Winston, died Saturday afternoon at Bay Medical Sacred Heart Hospital in Panama City.Travis was born on August 30, 1973 at Wellstar Cobb Hospital in Austell, Ga. the only child of Hubert Garner and Judy Jerkins Garner. Travis reached the rank of Eagle Scout in BSA Troop 61, Bethany United Methodist Church, Smyrna, GA. He...
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Jerry Wayne Earnhart

January 21, 1953 - February 4, 2016

Mr. Jerry Wayne “Booboo” Earnhart, age 63, of Douglasville, died Thursday, February 4, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his devoted family.Mr. Earnhart was born on January 21, 1953, the son of the late Bennie L and Marion Louise Wilson Earnhart. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Douglasville and proudly served in the United States Army. He was the owner and operator...
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Peggy Gorham Lovelace

July 29, 1929 - February 4, 2016

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Patricia Gail Larkin

July 8, 1946 - February 3, 2016

Mrs. Patricia Gail Larkin, age 69, of Douglasville, Georgia, died Wednesday, February 3, 2016. A native of Rabun County, Georgia, Mrs. Larkin was born on July 8, 1946, the daughter of the late Lenna Marlor & Eleonea Rosa Scott Burrell. Prior to retirement, Mrs. Larkin was employed as a florist.She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Leroy Larkin on October 13, 2012 and by a step-son,...
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Robert Walter Brown

March 1, 1995 - February 2, 2016

Mr. Robert W. “Trey” Brown, III, age 20, of Winston passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016.Mr. Brown was born on March 1, 1995, the son of Cynthia Womack Brown and the late Robert W. “Butch” Brown, Jr. Trey was preceded in death also by his grandmothers, Nancy Bass, Deanna C. Brown and his grandfather, Robert Walter Brown, Sr. Trey loved fast cars, motorcycles, water sports...
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Barbara Ann Clark

March 28, 1939 - January 26, 2016

Mrs. Barbara Ann Clark, age 76, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016. She was born in Atlanta, GA on March 28, 1939. Mrs. Clark worked in the grocery industry for 46 years, first with A&P for 30 years then Publix for 16 years. She was a member at Grace Baptist Church. Barbara enjoyed watching television and loved spending time with her family.Preceding her in death is her...
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Ralph I. McKennon

July 3, 1920 - January 25, 2016

Mr. Ralph Isaac McKennon, age 95, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, January 25, 2016. He was born July 3, 1920 in Altus, AR. Mr. McKennon served during WWII, was stationed in Japan and Germany as well as numerous other bases and retired from the United States Army. He served directly under General MacArthur as his communications NCO. He was responsible for the maintenance and repair of the...
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Anna Merlin

October 8, 1944 - January 25, 2016

Mrs. Anna Clena Merlin, age 71, of Douglasville, GA passed away January 25, 2016. She was born October 8, 1944 in Cayes, Haiti. Mrs. Merlin enjoyed cooking and watching children. She also was a very talented seamstress.She is preceded in death by her father and mother, Yvica Merlin; sister Simone Merlin and brother Abel Merlin.She is survived by her husband Pauleus Clena; son Dario and wife...
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Sarah Blanche Jordan

July 11, 1926 - January 24, 2016

Mrs. Blanche Heard Jordan, age 89, a longtime resident of Douglasville, GA, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016.A native of Valdosta, GA, she was born July 11, 1926, the daughter of the late Henry and Florida Cooper Heard. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church, Douglasville, and member of the Bethany Hope II Sunday School Class, as well as a participant in Keenagers. A full time...
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William George Shows

February 6, 1937 - January 24, 2016

Mr. William George Shows, Sr., 78, of Douglasville, died Sunday at Sacred Journey Hospice, McDonough, Georgia.Mr. Shows was born February 6, 1937, son of the late Leon and Mary Shows. He was a graduate of Luverne High School, Gordon Military Academy, and the University of Southern Mississippi where he was a member of the football team and ROTC and was elected to Pi Kappa Pi, academic honorary...
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Dianne Dianne Bowman

October 15, 1943 - January 22, 2016

Ms. Dianne "Grandi" Bowman, age 72 of Douglasville, received her wings on Friday January 22, 2016 in Bremen, Georgia. She was born in Savannah, Georgia, on October 15, 1943, the daughter of the late Margaret King Bowers & Ralph Willard Bowers, Sr.. She was a member of the Chapel Hill Baptist Church and was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and friend. Ms. Bowman was known...
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Donnie Lee Barnes

September 11, 1933 - January 21, 2016

Please note the change in the service times due to the possibility of inclement weather.Mr. Donnie L. Barnes, age 82, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016. He was born September 11, 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a Veteran having served his country in the U.S. Army. He married the love of his life, Eleanor Martin, on March 28, 1955. He enjoyed camping, boating and fishing,...
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Donnie L. Barnes

September 11, 1933 - January 21, 2016

Mr. Donnie L. Barnes, age 82, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016. He was born September 11, 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a Veteran having served his country in the U.S. Army. He married the love of his life, Eleanor Martin, on March 28, 1955. He enjoyed camping, boating and fishing, and was an avid fan of NASCAR and Georgia Tech. He was a member of First Baptist...
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Mark Alan Mccampbell

March 16, 1960 - January 20, 2016

Mr. Mark Alan McCampbell, age 55, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2016. He was born March 16, 1960 in Powder Springs, Georgia. He was a simple man who loved the outdoors and was a family guy. He was happy riding anything that climbed hills and had an engine.Preceding him in death were his parents, Douglas and Lavonia Thomason McCampbell.He is survived by his beloved wife of...
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Cindy Lynn Wise

March 10, 1964 - January 17, 2016

Ms. Cindy Lynn Baker Wise, age 51, of Tallapoosa, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 17, 2016. She was born March 10, 1964 in Atlanta, Georgia. She was Baptist by Faith.Ms. Wise was preceded in death in 1989 by her son, Randy Clay Baker; and her father, William Floyd Wright.She is survived by her mother, Jean Adams Wright; brothers, Eddie Wright and Bobby Wright; her sister by choice for 43...
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James William Edwards

May 31, 1992 - January 15, 2016

Mr. James William Edwards, age 23, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, January 15, 2016. He was born May 31, 1992. Mr. Edwards enjoyed working on cars and tinkering with things. He often would take things apart and not put it back together. His favorite thing to do, however, was spending time and playing with his family.He is preceded in death by his grandfathers, William (Doug) Marrion...
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Charlotte Elizabeth Camp

August 22, 1923 - January 12, 2016

Charlotte Elizabeth Camp, 92, lifetime resident of Douglasville, passed away on Monday January 11, 2016. Miss Camp worked for 38 years with the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta in the Financial Services Division. She had a passion for gardening and taking care of her many dogs. She enjoyed cooking, canning and making jellies and jams. Her favorite flowers were roses of all types, with yellow...
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Patricia Ione Dowda

September 18, 1935 - January 9, 2016

Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Dowda, age 80, of Douglasville, GA passed away Saturday, January 9, 2016. She was born September 18, 1935 in Cobb County, GA. She was a homemaker who was lovingly known as “Big Momma” by her family and friends. She was a member of Kingdom Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Allen Dowda in 2013; her son, Michael Allen Dowda;...
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John Michael Valentine

September 15, 1986 - January 8, 2016

Mr. John Michael Valentine, age 29, of Villa Rica, GA passed away Friday, January 8, 2016. He was born September 15, 1986 in Rome, Georgia. He attended school in Bainbridge, Georgia when he was younger and attended Chapel Hill High School after moving to Douglas County. He was an avid FSU fan.He is survived by his parents, Oliver and Theresa Valentine; his son, Avery Valentine; brother, Scott...
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D. W. Beavers

February 13, 1951 - December 31, 2015

Mr. D. W. “Juno” Beavers, Jr., age 64, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, December 31, 2015. He was born February 13, 1951 in Columbus, GA. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, especially deer and dove and was the president and founder of the almost famous “Possum Squat Hunting Club”. Juno retired from Atlanta West Carpets after 25 years and attended Crossroads Church of...
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Tony Zambito

March 17, 1924 - December 29, 2015

Mr. Tony Zambito, age 91, of Douglasville, GA passed away December 29, 2015. He was born March 17, 1924 in Tampa, FL. Tony married Alice Chalk in Miami, FL in August of 1945. He served in the United States Army during WWII and lived in Douglas County since 1977. Mr. Zambito retired from Eastern Airlines after working with them for 27 years. He was also a well known local coin dealer.Preceding...
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Arwilda Peterson

September 2, 1947 - December 25, 2015

Ms. Arwilda Peterson, of Hiram, went home to be with the Lord on Christmas Day. A native of Mulga, Alabama, Ms. Peterson was born on September 2, 1947, the daughter of the late Viola Boykins Armstead and Edward Armstead,Sr. . She was a devoted mother and grandmother and was a member of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by two brothers; Marvin and Melvin Armstead.Left to cherish her...
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James Paul Worley

July 24, 1952 - December 25, 2015

Mr. James Paul Worley, age 63, of Lithia Springs, died early Friday morning at a local hospital. A native of Erie, PA, Mr. Worley was born on July 24, 1952, the son of the late James Thad and Patsy Pfening Worley. Prior to retirement, Mr. Worley was employed with Dennis Taylor & Company. He proudly served in the United States Army being stationed in Germany.He was preceded in death by his...
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Richard Charles Whiting

August 31, 1946 - December 24, 2015

Mr. Richard Whiting, age 69, of Douglasville, passed away on December 24, 2015 at a local hospital.Mr. Whiting was born on August 31, 1946, the son of Katherine Robinson Whiting and the late Richard Myron Whiting. Mr. Whiting proudly served in the United States Navy and was an avid motorcyclist having ridden thru Mexico.Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Holli & Eric Davenport of...
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Hazel B. Yarbrough

December 25, 1924 - December 22, 2015

Mrs. Hazel B. Yarbrough, age 90, formerly of Douglasville, passed away early Tuesday morning in a Marietta Healthcare Center.A native of Franklin, Georgia, Mrs. Yarbrough was born on December 25, 1924 the daughter of the late Tommie & Euna Pope Barber. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother. She was a member of the Victory Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Harold...
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Matthew Bradley Gober

September 21, 1986 - December 17, 2015

Sgt. Matthew “Matt” Bradley Gober, age 29, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, December 17, 2015. He was born August 21, 1986 in Atlanta, GA. He was a Ret. Sgt. In the U.S. Marines serving his country in the Afghanistan War. He was a member of the F.A.S.T. Company Elite and was very active in Haiti Relief.He is survived by his parents, Richard and Fran Gober; his son, Jackson...
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Paul L. Tolbert

May 10, 1920 - December 15, 2015

Mr. Paul L. Tolbert, age 95, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2015. He was born May 10, 1920 in Villa Rica, GA. Mr. Tolbert loved to build, hunt and tinker with things, fixing and unfixing them. He most especially loved to spend time with his family though.He is preceded in death by his parents and a grandchild.He is survived by his wife, Glennie Tolbert; step-children:...
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Kim Pong Kum

August 3, 1931 - December 14, 2015

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Irene Jackson-Grantham

June 3, 1929 - December 14, 2015

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Caroline Marie Amundson

July 9, 1993 - December 13, 2015

Caroline Marie Amundson, age 22, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, December 13, 2015. She was born July 9, 1993 in Atlanta, GA. She loved spending time with her son, Jimmy, and enjoyed watching him play Tee-ball and soccer, and watching him ride his 4-wheeler. Caroline was a student in nursing school. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Douglasville, where she served as a Sunday...
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Pamela Miller

March 17, 1955 - December 11, 2015

Ms. Pamela “Pami” Mansfield Miller, age 60, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, December 11, 2015. She was born March 17, 1955 in Milton, Ohio. She prided herself on being the best mother. A very artistic person, she used this talent in her jewelry career of more than 30 years and was owner of Custom Designs by Pami.She was preceded in death by her parent, Bill and Marge Mansfield...
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Theresa Barbara Valla

February 9, 1920 - December 10, 2015

Mrs. Theresa B. Valla, age 95, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, December 10, 2015. She was born February 9, 1920 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. She enjoyed dancing, especially clogging, and was a member of the Red Hat Society.She is preceded in death by her husband, Steve Valla and parents, Alex and Mary Kuplen.Mrs. Valla is survived by her sons, Richard and Ron Valla; sister Ann Meszaros;...
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Charlotte Rae Sneyd

August 3, 1935 - December 9, 2015

Charlotte Ballsrud Sneyd passed away on Wednesday evening, December 9, 2015 at her home in Douglasville, Georgia a few months after celebrating her 80th Birthday. Charlotte was born on August 3, 1935 in Viroqua, Wisconsin and was raised in Westby, Wisconsin by Charles “Stub” and Olga Ballsrud from 1935 to 1953, at which time she moved to Madison, Wisconsin to pursue studies in...
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Thelma Catherine McCoy

April 20, 1927 - December 9, 2015

Mrs. Thelma Catherine McCoy, age 88, of Dallas, GA passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2015. She was born April 20, 1927 in Natchitoches, Louisiana. She loved spending time with her family, especially her kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids. She enjoyed flower gardening, raising vegetables, sewing and liked to crochet.Preceding her in death were her husband, Harold McCoy; her father, Blanchard...
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Louise Guetty Pierre

July 10, 1966 - December 5, 2015

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Louise Guetty Pierre

July 10, 1966 - December 5, 2015

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William D. Gauthier

May 8, 1933 - December 5, 2015

Mr. William Duane Gauthier, age 82, of Douglasville, GA passed away Saturday, December 5, 2015. He was born May 8, 1933 in Iron Mountain, Michigan. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served his country in the Korean War. Mr. Gauthier had a long career in the blueprinting industry in management and sales for over 50 years. In 1965, he came to Georgia from the Chicago area.Mr. Gauthier is...
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Thomas George Strealdorf

December 11, 1936 - December 4, 2015

Mr. Thomas “Tom” George Strealdorf, age 79, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, December 4, 2015. He was born October 27, 1936 in Brookport, NY. He spent much of his younger life growing up in Cranston, Rhode Island outside of Providence. Tom was a 1954 graduate of Cranston High School East, graduating Cornell University with a Bachelor degree and Auburn University with a Masters...
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Luanne Michelle Knupp

October 7, 1967 - December 3, 2015

Ms. Luanne Knupp, age 48, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, December 3, 2015. She was born October 7, 1967. She enjoyed fishing but loved animals and gambling.Preceding her in death is her mother, Gerry Ann Michtak and sister, Wendy Harmon-Knupp.She is survived by her father Michael Edward Knupp; step-father John Knupp; son Thomas James Trunzo, III; daughter Gerry Ann Knupp; sisters Jill...
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Thomas Wesley Myers

December 2, 2015

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Martin Arriaga

November 11, 1931 - December 2, 2015

Those who wish to express condolences or share a special memory may do so online at www.whitleygarner.comArrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246
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Rosalba Plascencia

November 30, 1924 - December 2, 2015

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Johnnie N. Buckland

March 2, 1931 - December 1, 2015

Mr. Johnnie Buckland, age 84, of Lithia Springs passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Mr. Buckland loved cars and jewelry. He was a long-time resident of Douglasville, having lived here for over 50 years. Johnnie was also the owner of Abuck Asphalt Paving. He began paving in 1952 making GA 53 into Atlanta. Johnnie was a very giving and loving person and enjoyed spending time with his family.Mr....
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Chester Baker

April 24, 1929 - November 26, 2015

Mr. Chester L. Baker, Jr., age 86, of Douglasville, GA, formerly of Wakefield, Michigan, passed away Thursday, November 26, 2015. He was born April 24, 1929 in Winegar, Wisconsin. He was a Veteran having served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Baker retired after 39 years with White Pine Copper Mine in upper Michigan. He loved being outside and enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing.Mr. Baker...
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Constance Nicolini

February 17, 1928 - November 25, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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Robert Sanders

October 6, 1938 - November 22, 2015

Mr. Robert “Bob” Richard Sanders, age 77, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015. He was born October 6, 1938 in Atlanta, Georgia. Bob was a veteran having served his country in the U.S. Marines. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Bob was an avid golfer and musician. He was a member of Chapel Hill Road Baptist Church.He was preceded in death by...
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Marjorie Jane Washburn

October 17, 1943 - November 20, 2015

Longtime Douglasville resident, Marjorie “Jane” Washburn, age 72, passed away at her daughter’s home in Ranburne, Alabama on Friday, November 20, 2015 at which time she was under hospice care. Jane was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1943, the daughter of John P. Ashmore, Jr. and Marjorie (Cash) Ashmore of Douglasville, Georgia, both now deceased.Jim and Jane were married in 1971...
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Randal McLain Humphreys

May 27, 1948 - November 18, 2015

Mr. Randal McLain Humphreys, age 67, of Winston, GA passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2015. He was born May 27, 1948 in San Leandro, California. He enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling with his wife, golf, welding and building things.Mr. Humphreys was preceded in death by his wife, Anne Tompkins Humphreys; and his parents, Frank and Margaret Hogan Humphreys.He is survived by a...
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Hilda L. Gwaltney

August 28, 1921 - November 15, 2015

Mrs. Hilda L. Gwaltney, age 94, of Winston, GA passed away Sunday, November 15, 2015. She was born August 28, 1921 in Candler, North Carolina. Mrs. Gwaltney taught Sunday School since she was a teenager, giving it up about four years ago. She was an avid quilter, giving most of them away to family and friends. She enjoyed reading, especially her scriptures, and was a talented poet and writer....
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Dwight Jerome Jackson

May 6, 1950 - November 9, 2015

Mr. Dwight Jerome Jackson, age 65, of Oklahoma City, OK passed away Monday, November 9, 2015. He was born May 6, 1950 in Winchester, TN. Mr. Jackson was Baptist by faith and belonged to the American Legion. He also served in the United States Army.Preceding him in death are his parents, Alex Jackson and Georgia Wilson; his son, John Blake Jackson; and sister, Joyce Ann Skinner.He is survived by...
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