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

Alfred Lamar Whitehead

December 18, 1930 - March 28, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Vernon Doyle Pigg

October 22, 1943 - March 28, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Cheryl Ann McCain

October 11, 1950 - March 27, 2015

Mrs. Cheryl Ann McCain, age 64, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, March 27, 2015. She was born October 11, 1950 in Montgomery, AL to Albert and Vauda Cicero. Mrs. McCain enjoyed doing all kinds of arts and crafts, including needle work and painting. She also enjoyed antiques. Cheryl was a retired science teacher after 20 years of service.Mrs. McCain was preceded in death by her parents and...
View Tribute »

Deborah Diane Voltz

November 30, 1954 - March 25, 2015

Deborah Diane VoltzMrs. Deborah Diane Voltz, age 60, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015. She was born November 30, 1954 in Miami, FL to Walter and Eva Smith. Mrs. Voltz loved playing and spending time with her grandson, Bryce, playing slots on the computer and Facebooking. She also enjoyed watching Ellen on TV and cheering for the FSU Seminoles.Mrs. Voltz is preceded in...
View Tribute »

Deborah Elaine Kirkland

May 8, 1963 - March 23, 2015

Mrs. Deborah Elaine Kirkland, age 51, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, March 23, 2015. She was born May 8, 1963 in Marietta, GA. Debbie was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her friends and family, but especially her grandchildren. She liked to cook and make her house seem like home to all who came to visit as well as helping anyone in any way she could.Debbie was preceded in...
View Tribute »

Ernestine Atwood

March 24, 1931 - March 20, 2015

Mrs. Ernestine Atwood, age 83, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, March 20, 2015. She was born March 24, 1931 in Czech Republic. Mrs. Atwood was a resident of Douglas County for over 40 years.Mrs. Atwood was preceded in death by her husband, Lee H. Atwood; and her parents Julius and Gertrude Brandel Höcke.She is survived by her sons, Pete Atwood, Hans Atwood, and Thane Atwood; her...
View Tribute »

Millie Marie Gibson

March 9, 1920 - March 19, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

William N. Douglas

December 25, 1958 - March 14, 2015

William “Bill” N. DouglasMr. William “Bill” N. Douglas, age 56, of Winston, GA passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015. He was born December 25, 1958 in Sandy Springs, GA to Joseph and Mary Douglas. Mr. Douglas enjoyed playing Dungeons and Dragons, starting and going to bonfires and anything Viking. Bill loved spending time with his family and friends. He was a master...
View Tribute »

Steve T. Boozer

January 28, 1942 - March 11, 2015

Steven Thomas BoozerMr. Steven Thomas Boozer, age 73, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015. He was born January 28, 1942 in Jacksonville, AL to Floyd Henry and Sula Millie Boozer. Boozer was considered by many to be an icon in his community. He was a pioneer business owner in Douglasville and at one time had three hair salons. He enjoyed watching football, playing cards,...
View Tribute »

Patricia E. Long

June 10, 1945 - March 10, 2015

Patricia (Pat) Elaine Long, 69, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at her home. Patricia was born in Covington, Georgia. Mrs. Long worked for The Coca Cola Company for 20 years, and after leaving Coke she worked and retired from The Atlanta Braves Organization.Patricia enjoyed reading books, especially Agatha Christie mysteries. She loved watching Jeopardy, Law & Order, and Wheel of Fortune....
View Tribute »

Paul C. Paterson

December 31, 1927 - March 8, 2015

Mr. Paul Charles Paterson, age 87, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, March 8, 2015. He was born December 31, 1927 in Bethlehem, PA. Mr. Paterson loved to play golf and traveling across America with his wife Estelle. After retiring from Equifax, he became a private investigator and had his own investigation agency, Paterson Investigations. He also enjoyed working around the house.Mr....
View Tribute »

Perry Boyce

January 11, 1958 - February 28, 2015

Perry Ray Boyce, 57, passed away Saturday, February 28, 2015 after a sudden illness. He was born in Waynesville, MO, raised in Liberty County, and had lived in Douglasville over 25 years. He worked as a driver for Penske until his health failed, and was a member of Midway Baptist Church. Perry had a love for music that was instinctual. He spoke through his guitar and found peace and fulfillment...
View Tribute »

Marvin Paul Allen

August 28, 1955 - February 26, 2015

Mr. Marvin Paul Allen, age 59, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015. He was born August 28, 1955 in New Smyrna Beach, FL. Mr. Allen was a Veteran having served his country in the U.S. Navy, where he served on the submarine USS Trout. He enjoyed fishing, boating, the outdoors and being on the water. Mr. Allen also enjoyed playing with his grandson, spending time with his...
View Tribute »

Alexandra Bordeaux

July 9, 1957 - February 25, 2015

Alexandra Louise BordeauxMs. Alexandra Louise Bordeaux, age 57, of Lithia Springs, GA passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015. She was born July 9, 1957 in Jacksonville, FL to Charles Richard and Miralle Bordeaux. Ms. Bordeaux graduated from Mary Mount International Catholic School for Girls in Rome, Italy as well as LaGrange College, Class of 1979, with honors. Alexandra loved to garden,...
View Tribute »

Willard F. Adams

September 14, 1942 - February 23, 2015

Mr. Willard Ferrell Adams, age 72, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, February 23, 2015. He was born September 14, 1942 in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Adams worked for over 40 years with IBEW in Atlanta. He loved being a husband and father to his family. He was an outdoorsman – enjoying hunting, fishing and camping. Mr. Adams loved working in his yard; was a marvelous woodworker and a...
View Tribute »

Mary A. Mayfield

March 6, 1929 - February 19, 2015

Mrs. Mary Alice Mayfield, of Winston, GA passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at the age of 85. She was born March 6, 1929 in Douglas County, GA. Mary Alice loved to cook. She rode the bus to and from Southern Business University after making biscuits every morning. She graduated from Southern Business University in Atlanta in 1945 and retired from Greystone Power after 37 years of...
View Tribute »

William T. Thornton

August 17, 1920 - February 18, 2015

William Taylor Thornton was born on August 17, 1920 at Campton, Georgia, in Walton County, at the home place that had been farmed for many generations of his family. His father was Durward Lafayette Thornton, and his mother, Dora Laseter Thornton. He was named for a great uncle, William Taylor Laseter, who along with many others in his family had fought in the Civil War.His family moved to...
View Tribute »

Albie E. Woody

September 18, 1923 - February 17, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Michael Duskin

August 21, 1962 - February 13, 2015

Mr. Michael Angelo Duskin, age 52, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, February 13, 2015. Mr. Duskin enjoyed golf, being outdoors, fishing and motorcycle riding.He is survived by his father and mother, Tom and Linda Duskin; daughter, Holly Bishop; son, Josh Duskin; brothers, Greg Duskin and Doug Duskin; nieces, nephews and other family members.A memorial service is planned for Friday,...
View Tribute »

Shirley Butt

December 22, 1950 - February 12, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Lawrence Connors

October 10, 1931 - February 11, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Bonnie G. Parshall

March 30, 1944 - February 10, 2015

Mrs. Bonnie Gene Parshall, age 70, of Winston, GA passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015. She was born March 30, 1944 in Lawrenceville, GA. Mrs. Parshall enjoyed playing cards and loved to gamble. She enjoyed cooking, loved to sew, to crochet and was a quilter. She made all the babies quilts. Mrs. Parshall had taken care of her husband and her Mom. She enjoyed drinking coffee with her friends...
View Tribute »

Ted A. Pellor

August 19, 1964 - February 7, 2015

Mr. Ted Anthony Pellor, age 50, of Douglasville, GA passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015. He was born August 19, 1964 in Santa Monica, CA. Mr. Pellor worked in construction, primarily as a painter. He loved music and played a guitar. He liked to cook and was an avid bicyclist. Mr. Pellor was very generous and overall a kind person, often helping the homeless.Mr. Pellor was preceded in...
View Tribute »

Vivian M. Simpson

January 2, 1914 - February 7, 2015

Mrs. Vivian Montine Simpson, age 101, of Douglasville, GA passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015. She was born January 2, 1914 in Tallapoosa, GA. Mrs. Simpson travelled by train from Tallapoosa to Agnes Scott College to pursue a degree in Accounting. She obtained her degree and graduated from Agnes Scott in 1934. Pursuing a career in accounting, she worked as an accountant at Emory Hospital, The...
View Tribute »

Neil C. Corbin

October 7, 1949 - February 6, 2015

Mr. Neil Courtney Corbin, Jr., age 65, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, February 6, 2015. He was born October 7, 1949 in Charleston, IL. Mr. Corbin was a Veteran serving his country in the U.S. Navy. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad after more than 40 years of service. Mr. Corbin was a loving father to his daughters and enjoyed watching Saturday morning cartoons with them as...
View Tribute »

Roy Daniel Johnson

March 26, 1938 - February 6, 2015

Mr. Roy “Danny” Daniel Johnson, Sr., age 76, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, February 6, 2015. He was born March 26, 1938 in Atlanta, GA. Danny enjoyed fishing and NASCAR, especially going to the races with his brother. He loved horses and enjoyed horseback riding. In his spare time he enjoyed sitting on the back porch and especially enjoyed going to Myra Coaty’s...
View Tribute »

Gerald A. Brantley

April 7, 1953 - February 5, 2015

Mr. Gerald Avery Brantley, age 61, of Winston, GA passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015. He was born April 17, 1953 in Atlanta, GA. He lived all his life in Mableton, GA. He owned and operated B & B Appliances. Mr. Brantley loved music. He was a singer in his own band, Brantley Band. He loved spending time with his grandchildren; riding around, and dancing.Mr. Brantley was preceded in...
View Tribute »

Michael Carlton Davis

November 19, 1943 - February 5, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Marsha L. Strickland

March 18, 1949 - February 3, 2015

Mrs. Marsha Lucille Strickland, age 65, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, February 3, 2015. She was born March 18, 1949 in Austell, GA. Marsha enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. She loved writing, fishing, crafts and drawing.Mrs. Strickland was preceded in death by her parents, Horace and Irene Bryant Newborn; a sister, Patricia Rochester; and a brother, Michael Newborn...
View Tribute »

Eleanor Hendrix

April 20, 1932 - February 1, 2015

Mrs. Eleanor Ruth Hendrix, age 82, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, February 1, 2015. She was born April 20, 1932 in Douglasville, GA. Mrs. Hendrix lived in Douglasville her whole life.Mrs. Hendrix was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Thomas Hendrix; her parents, Burner and Lissa Byce; and sister, Betty Byce.She is survived by her son, Kennith Hendrix; grandchildren, Timothy Hendrix...
View Tribute »

Kryniski Peters

July 26, 1957 - January 30, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Louise P. Sticher

March 11, 1923 - January 30, 2015

Sadly for many, Mrs. Louise Pope Sticher (age 91) of Douglasville, Georgia passed away on Friday, January 30, 2015. She was affectionately known as “Nannie” by those that knew and loved her. This was many.Louise was born March 11, 1923 in Villa Rica, Georgia, daughter of Curtis Pope and Dessie Mae Jerkins Pope. Mrs. Sticher eventually retired from the Arrow Shirt Company after 34...
View Tribute »

Glendora Kenworthy

October 18, 1916 - January 30, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Billy M. Jackson

May 11, 1933 - January 26, 2015

Mr. Billy Marion Jackson, age 81, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, January 26, 2015. He was born May 11, 1933 in Marion, GA and raised in Douglasville, GA. He served as a deputy sheriff for one year and worked with his family-owned Hometown Motors. He owned his own body shop in Douglas County and worked on many, many cars including the sheriff’s car. He raced cars at the...
View Tribute »

John Keith Harper

March 16, 1963 - January 25, 2015

Mr. John Keith Harper, age 51, of Villa Rica, GA passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015. He was born March 16, 1963 in Austell, GA.Mr. Harper was preceded in death by his mother, Dot Harper; father, Jesse Ray “Bud” Harper; son, Blaton Anthony Harper; and best friend, Calvin Davis.He is survived by his former wife and best friend, Alisha Nations; brothers, Stanley Harper, Bruce Harper...
View Tribute »

Malcolm W. Rabern

December 15, 1940 - January 25, 2015

Mr. Malcolm Warren Rabern, age 74, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015. He was born December 15, 1940 in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Rabern loved the Lord and served Him faithfully. He was the father to four beautiful children and the husband to his lovely bride. Mr. Rabern loved people and enjoyed sharing the Gospel. He was a music teacher at Colonial Hills Christian School for over 30...
View Tribute »

James R. Seales

October 31, 1933 - January 25, 2015

Mr. James Riley Seales, age 81, of Hiram, GA passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015. He was born October 31, 1933 in Alabama. Mr. Seales was a Veteran serving his country in the U.S. Navy.Mr. Seales was preceded in death by his brothers, Gene Seales and Bill Seales; and sister, Madge Pettit.He is survived by his wife, Betty Seales; daughters, Julie Cook and Debra Simmons; brother, Joe Seales;...
View Tribute »

Demeris G. Kirk

February 9, 1932 - January 24, 2015

Mrs. Demeris G. Kirk, age 82, of Villa Rica, GA passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015. She was born February 9, 1932 in Villa Rica, GA. As a wife of a U.S. Air Force Veteran, she lived in many interesting places including living in Spain. Mrs. Kirk loved to travel, entertain and was a great cook. She enjoy vegetable gardening, and was very active in her church. Her church memberships included...
View Tribute »

Hubert S. Turner

August 6, 1944 - January 24, 2015

Mr. Hubert Smithey Turner, age 70, of Douglasville, GA passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015. He was born August 6, 1944 in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Turner was a Veteran serving his country in the U.S. Army. He was a retired truck driver having been a trucker for over 40 years; also drove a taxi in the mid-60s in Atlanta and was a Marta bus driver in Atlanta. He sold insurance for Liberty National Life...
View Tribute »

Joanne Whatley

January 11, 1936 - January 22, 2015

Mrs. Joanne Whatley, age 79, of Winston, GA passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015. She was born January 11, 1936 in Detroit, MI. Mrs. Whatley retired from Ocala Star Banner with over a decade of service. She lived in Ocala, Florida for over 25 years and was a member of the Elks Club while living in Ocala. She moved to Winston, GA in November 2009 to be near her family. Mrs. Whatley loved...
View Tribute »

James Thomas Jones

May 6, 1927 - January 21, 2015

James Thomas “Tom” Jones, Jr.Mr. James Thomas “Tom” Jones, Jr., age 87, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2015. He was born May 6, 1927 in Douglasville, GA. Mr. Jones was a Douglasville resident for 46 years. He was an Air Force Veteran and served during WWII from 1945 until 1946. Tom retired from Southern Railroad after 44 years.Mr. Jones is survived...
View Tribute »

Herbert R. Mitchell

November 3, 1919 - January 19, 2015

Mr. Herbert Royal Mitchell, age 95, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, January 19, 2015. He was born November 3, 1919 in Atlanta, GA to James Royal and Georgia L. Jasmer Mitchell. At the age of 16, out of 10,000 contestants, Herb won a nation-wide essay contest on the movie “Union Pacific” that he was encouraged by his English teacher to enter. Herb's prize was a round trip...
View Tribute »

Artie J. Worthan

June 6, 1978 - January 19, 2015

Artie Jo WorthanMs. Artie Jo Worthan, age 36, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, January 19, 2015. She was born June 6, 1978 in Lithia Springs, GA. Ms. Worthan graduated from Lithia Springs High School in 1996 and was a cheerleader and a member of the Drama Club. She loved to sing, especially karaoke, and enjoyed doing art work. She also liked to hike in the North Georgia Mountains.Ms....
View Tribute »

Irene E. Johnson

January 1, 1925 - January 18, 2015

Mrs. Irene Eva Johnson, age 90, of Douglasville passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015. She was born January 1, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of the late Eva Wilson McClure Cossin and George Everet Cossin. Mrs. Johnson was a member of the First Pentecostal Church of Villa Rica and retired from Michigan Bell Telephone. She was a resident of Douglasville since 1982.Surviving are her son and...
View Tribute »

Dana J. Fields

July 10, 1972 - January 17, 2015

Dana J. Fields, age 42 of Powder Springs, GA. passed away peacefully on January 16, 2015. She was formally of Bradenton, FL. A memorial service will be held 1:00pm Sunday, January 18, 2015 at Whitley- Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home in Douglasville. Dana was preceded in death by her grandparents, Melvin D.Hess and Francene D. Hess and aunt, Suzanne M. Hess. She is survived by her mother, Donna...
View Tribute »

Linda J. Hardwick

August 15, 1955 - January 16, 2015

Linda Hardwick Mrs. Linda Jean Hardwick, age 59, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, January 16, 2015. She was born August 15, 1955 in Rome, GA. Linda worked at Douglasville Kroger #391 for over 33 years. She loved to work and was a very loyal, dedicated employee – loved by all who knew her. In her spare time she loved to take vacations and travel with her good friends Debra and Joyce....
View Tribute »

Paul H. Gardner

July 4, 1948 - January 15, 2015

Mr. Paul H. Gardner, age 66, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, January 15, 2015. He was born July 4, 1948 in Hattiesburg, MS. He was retired from the US Air Force as Tech Sgt. Mr. Gardner served as Past Worshipful Master of Douglasville Masonic Lodge No. 289; Past High Priest of Douglasville Chapter No. 50, RAM; Past Illustrious Master of Douglasville Chapter No. 37, R & SM; Past...
View Tribute »

Virginia B. Quattlebaum

June 20, 1941 - January 12, 2015

WHITLEY-GARNER AT ROSEHAVEN FUNERAL HOME FUNERAL NOTICE / OBITUARY     Virginia Lee Brannen Quattlebaum Mrs. Virginia Quattlebaum, age 73, of Douglasville, GA died Monday, January 12, at the Wellstar Hospital in Douglasville,...
View Tribute »

John T. Jewell

January 11, 1944 - January 8, 2015

Mr. John Theodore Jewell, Jr., age 70, of Lithia Springs, GA passed away Thursday, January 8, 2015. He was born January 11, 1944 in Hapeville, GA. Mr. Jewell served his country in the U.S. Marines, serving faithfully in the Viet Nam Conflict. He retired as a service tech with over 40 years of service. Mr. Jewell loved his family; enjoyed shooting guns and target practice. He was a good handy...
View Tribute »

Kenneth F. Tarte

October 23, 1954 - January 6, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Lessie R. Croon

June 19, 1933 - January 6, 2015

Mrs. Lessie Ruth Croon, age 81, of Lithia Springs, GA passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2015. She was born June 19, 1933 in Clinton, NC. She was a nurse at New Hanover Hospital in Wilmington, NC; participated faithfully in the Episcopal Church Women and the “Deluxe Queens” and loved to shop and travel.Mrs. Croon was preceded in death by her mother, Sallie McNeal; sister, Dr. Anna Pearl...
View Tribute »

Rose Mary Miller

November 22, 1944 - January 5, 2015

Mrs. Rose “Rosie” Mary Miller, age 70, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, January 5, 2015. She was born November 22, 1944 in Louisville, KY. She was a homemaker and loved taking care of her family. Mrs. Miller enjoyed cruising, traveling, arts and crafts, playing games and cards. She loved flowers, especially roses. Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth...
View Tribute »

Richard W. Lewis

August 27, 1943 - January 4, 2015

Mr. Richard “Ric” William Lewis, age 71, of Winston, GA passed away Sunday, January 4, 2014. He was born August 27, 1943 in Derby, CT. Mr. Lewis enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1961, served four years and served a tour of duty in Viet Nam. He loved to read, enjoyed watching the Falcons and the Braves, and working in the yard. He enjoyed tending his vegetable garden and was real...
View Tribute »

Butler Junior Smith

January 20, 1938 - January 3, 2015

Butler Junior Smith (Dad/Paw-Paw)Born January 20, 1938 went to be with Katie Hicks Smith & Tamer Phillips Smith on January 3, 2015.He is survived by Daughters; Julie Yater of Stockbridge, Marilyn & Gary Holcombe of Douglasville,Edna Robertson & Don Crampton of Pensacola, Fla., Linda & Michael Moody of Clarkdale.Stepdaughters; Denise & Curry Meeks of Cedar Town, and...
View Tribute »

William G. Little

March 9, 1948 - January 2, 2015

Mr. William Gordon Little, age 65, of Fruithurst, AL died Friday, January 2, 2015. He was born March 9, 1948 to William Jake and Barbara Little. Mr. Little enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and camping. He was very talented with woodworking and carving. William was Christian by faith and loved spending time with his family. Mr. Little is preceded in death by his parents; son, John...
View Tribute »

Janet Harris Sanders

April 14, 1933 - January 2, 2015

Janet Harris Sanders, age 81, passed away Friday, January 2, 2015 at home with her family in Villa Rica, Ga.Janet Sanders was born in Thomasville, Ga on April 14, 1933, the second daughter of the late James and Blanche Harris, of Thomasville, Ga. She was the widow of the late Wayne Sanders, of Lynchburg,VA, sharing in 49 yrs of marriage before his passing in 2008. Janet was employed with the...
View Tribute »

Francis Parente

November 17, 1926 - January 1, 2015

Francis Peter Parente Mr. Francis Peter Parente, age 88, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015. He was born November 17, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY to Leo and Yolanda Parente. Mr. Parente was an Army veteran serving during WWII. Mr. Parente was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Georgia Parente.He is survived by his wife, June Parente; sons Gary, Richard and Dave...
View Tribute »

Steven P. Simon

October 1, 1942 - December 28, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Barbara C. Lawson

July 7, 1933 - December 28, 2014

Mrs. Barbara Elizabeth Lawson is survived by her children: Eddie and Karen Lawson, Carla and Guido Rinaldi, Angie and Joe Tyson, Harry and Robin Lawson as well as Karen and Tony Addison; grandchildren Rachael Strickland, Jessie Mixon, Travis Strickland, Kristy Tyson, Brittany Tyson, Jeffrey Addison and Taylor Lawson; great-grandchildren McKenzie Mitchell, Maddox Goss, Ryder Hunter Mixon, Destiny...
View Tribute »

Kimberly Lynn Gunnin

August 9, 1978 - December 25, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Emory D. Cochran

April 19, 1985 - December 21, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Jennifer M. McNair

March 11, 1973 - December 20, 2014

Ms. Jennifer Marie McNair, age 41, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, December 20, 2014. She was born on March 11, 1973 in Westchester, NY to Daniel and Christina Wightwick. Ms. McNair loved being a mother. She also enjoyed going to the lake, fishing and being on the water. Jennifer especially loved to go to Florida, Panama City Beach in particular. Jennifer is preceded in death by her...
View Tribute »

Noma Louise Robinson

December 28, 1927 - December 19, 2014

Louise Hughie Robinson, 86, of Douglasville, Georgia, passed away on December 19, 2014. She was the daughter of Henry Hughie and Ruby Bethena Hall Hughie.She was a long time member of the First Baptist Church of Douglasville. The funeral service will be held at Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home on Rose Avenue Sunday, December 21st at 3 pm. Reverend Pennington of First Baptist Church will...
View Tribute »

Virginia E. Cheshire

June 11, 1924 - December 15, 2014

Mrs. Virginia E. Cheshire, age 90, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, December 15, 2014. She was born June 11, 1924 in West Concord, Minnesota. Mrs. Cheshire was a member of several bridge clubs and active at First Presbyterian Church of Douglasville with the Sunday School. Virginia was an avid golfer earlier in her life. She also belonged to the Douglasville Garden Club and Douglasville Art...
View Tribute »

John Eric Gilmer

December 29, 1980 - December 15, 2014

John “Eric” Gilmer Mr. John “Eric” Gilmer, age 33, of Bremen, GA passed away Monday, December 15, 2014 at Emory Hospital. Eric was born in Douglasville, GA to James “Jim” Gilmer and Anita L. McLain. Eric loved computer design and graphics arts. Eric wrote and had published several poems. Eric was a member of Church of God of Prophecy in Douglasville, GA. In...
View Tribute »

JoAnn Jarrell

March 17, 1941 - December 10, 2014

JoAnn Jarrell, age 73, of Buchanan, Georgia passed away December 10, 2014. Ms. Jarrell was a resident of Countryside Heath Center. JoAnn was born in Cartersville, Georgia and was one of fourteen children born to Jeff Davis and Lou Ella Gravley Jenkins. JoAnn enjoyed staying at home and being a homemaker and a mother. JoAnn really loved her family and enjoyed family visits and would often entice...
View Tribute »

Michell L. Brinson-Kimmons

October 10, 1968 - December 8, 2014

Mrs. Michell Brinson-Kimmons, age 46, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, December 8, 2014. She was born and raised in Douglasville, GA. Michell enjoyed camping and playing softball as well as going to Helen, GA. She loved being a grandmother and her family. She was also baptized at Crossroads. Michell is preceded in death by her father Frank M. Blumenfeld and her brother, James M. Blumenfeld...
View Tribute »

Marilyn Kimberly Kay

August 22, 1973 - December 4, 2014

Ms. Kimberly “Kim” Kay, age 41, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, December 4, 2014. She was born August 22, 1973 in Melbourne Beach, FL. Kim graduated from Lithia Springs High School in 1991; attended Georgia Southern; and obtained her real estate license. Kim was the recipient of the LuLu Richardson Celebration of Hope Award for her work in sponsoring and guiding women...
View Tribute »

Hazel H. Carey

November 30, 1919 - December 2, 2014

Hazel H. Carey Mrs. Hazel H. Carey, age 95, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2014. She was born November 30, 1919 in Dewville, TX. Mrs. Carey retired as a civil servant. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW and American Legion. She enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles and crafts, especially sewing and crochet. Hazel was an avid gardener, enjoyed playing...
View Tribute »

Della M Della FRAZEE

August 17, 1925 - November 28, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Leonard R. Lowery

June 24, 1951 - November 27, 2014

Mr. Leonard Ray Lowery, age 63, of Winston, GA, passed away Thursday, November 27, 2014. He was born June 24, 1951 in Hickman, KY. He worked for many years with Douglas County Department of Transportation.Mr. Lowery was preceded in death by his parents, James Leonard and Lillian Jones Lowery; sisters, Betty Willis and Zelma Lowery; and a brother, Sammy Lowery.He is survived by his daughter, Kim...
View Tribute »

Dorothy B. Morris

July 20, 1924 - November 25, 2014

Mrs. Dorothy B. Morris, age 90, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, November 25, 2014. She was born July 20, 1924 in Selma, AL. Mrs. Morris was formerly of Selma, AL. and Somerset, KY. She was a long-time member of the Methodist faith Mrs. Morris was preceded in death by her husband Robert C. Morris, Sr. parents Charles and Gladys Buxton as well as brother Charles W. Buxton, Jr. Mrs. Morris...
View Tribute »

James T. Barnett

January 1, 1930 - November 25, 2014

Mr. James Tyndol Barnett, age 84, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, November 25, 2014. He was born January 1, 1930 in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Barnett was a mechanic with Delta Airlines for 30 years. He served in the United States Navy and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Fayetteville, GA. Tyndol enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a loving father and husband.Mr. Barnett was preceded in...
View Tribute »

Timothy E. Bone

November 11, 1954 - November 24, 2014

Mr. Timothy “T-Bone” Eugene Bone, age 60, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, November 24, 2014. He was born November 11, 1954 in Decatur, GA. He was a glass blower and jewelry maker. He worked 13 years for Crystal Creations at Six Flags Over Georgia. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying fishing and hunting. He loved creating pieces of Native American jewelry and attending...
View Tribute »

Cristine L. Gartner

November 18, 1966 - November 23, 2014

Mrs. Cristine Leigh Gartner, age 48, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, November 23, 2014. She was born November 18, 1966 in Wichita, KS. Cris had a heart of gold and loved doing things with her daughter. She enjoyed listening to music and loved watching TV crime shows. Cris liked spending time outdoors and enjoyed fishing. She had a special love for animals, especially wolves.Cris was...
View Tribute »

Cristine L. Gartner

November 18, 1966 - November 23, 2014

Mrs. Cristine Leigh Gartner, age 48, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, November 23, 2014. She was born November 18, 1966 in Wichita, KS. Cris had a heart of gold and loved doing things with her daughter. She enjoyed listening to music and loved watching TV crime shows. Cris liked spending time outdoors and enjoyed fishing. She had a special love for animals, especially wolves.Cris was...
View Tribute »

James A. Cosby

December 15, 1921 - November 22, 2014

Mr. James Albert Cosby, age 92, of Douglasville passed away Saturday, November 22, 2014. He was born December 15, 1921, in Douglas County, son of the late Fred and Dollie Cosby. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 64 years Frances Parrish Cosby, sister, Betty Blalock; brothers, Lee and Harold Cosby.Mr. Cosby is survived by his children, Linda Carpenter of Atlanta, Kathy Herndon of...
View Tribute »

Marvelene Morris

February 5, 1945 - November 21, 2014

Mrs. Marvelene Traylor Morris, age 69, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, November 21, 2014. She was born February 5, 1945 in Woodland, AL. Mrs. Morris moved to Douglasville in 1961 from Woodland, Alabama. She was Baptist by faith and was a member of the Trophy Hunting Club.Mrs. Morris was preceded in death by her husband, Jamie ‘Jim’ Morris; her parents, Albert and Willie Ogle...
View Tribute »

Kimberly Evans

June 28, 1965 - November 20, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Robert O. Hoskins

May 31, 1972 - November 18, 2014

Robert O. Hoskins, 42, of Lithia Springs, passed away Tuesday November 18, 2014. Robert is the son of James Ray and Eulene Hoskins. Robert graduated from Lithia Springs High School and attended Kennesaw State University. Robert, although born in Marietta, lived in the Douglasville/Lithia Springs area for 39 years. Robert worked as a Quality Control Inspector at Robert Bosch Distribution Center....
View Tribute »

William J. Rondinone

June 9, 1923 - November 14, 2014

Mr. William ‘Bill’ Joseph Rondinone, age 91, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, November 14, 2014. He was born June 9, 1923 in New York, NY. Mr. Rondinone was a Veteran of the U.S. Army having served his country during WWII. He retired as a civil servant with more than 35 years with the Department of the Army and Air Force. He loved to eat, liked to vacation and enjoyed going...
View Tribute »

Velma W. Boling

September 6, 1928 - November 12, 2014

Mrs. Velma Williamson Boling, age 86, of McDonough, formerly of Douglasville, GA, passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2014. She was born September 6, 1928 in Greenville, SC. She retired from Delta Airlines with 24 years of service in the Accounting Department.Mrs. Boling is preceded in death by her husband, Norris L. Boling; and her parents, Wade and Beuna Williamson.She is survived by a son and...
View Tribute »

Anatoly Shlapak

November 21, 1929 - November 8, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

James M. Jones

July 15, 1942 - November 7, 2014

Mr. James ‘Jimmy’ Melton Jones, age 72, of East Point, GA passed away Friday, November 7, 2014. He was born July 15, 1942 in Atlanta, GA, son of the late C.W. and Bertice O’Neal Jones.He is survived by his son, Matthew (wife Katie) and his daughter Susan. He is also survived by his grandchildren Tyler Davis, Sara Jones and Seth Jones, his sister Janet McKinney (husband Mark)...
View Tribute »

Annie J. West

February 22, 1943 - November 7, 2014

Mrs. Annie Jean West, age 71, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, November 7, 2014. She was born February 22, 1943 in Atlanta, GA. Mrs. West was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald M. West; her parents, Cheslie and Annie Laura Grant; brothers, Donald Grant and Lester Grant; and sister, Peggy Pope. She is survived by her son, Jeff West of Douglasville, GA; daughter, Jerri Coney of...
View Tribute »

Doris J. Davis

October 28, 1935 - November 6, 2014

Mrs. Doris Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ Davis, age 79, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, November 6, 2014. She was born October 28, 1935 in Atlanta, GA. She retired from Tetley Tea in Marietta, GA, was a member of the American Legion for 50 years, the Forty & Eight Cabane 217 for 40 years, both of which she held state and national offices. Jackie loved her family dearly and loved...
View Tribute »

Karen Knight

January 3, 1967 - November 6, 2014

The family of Karen Baldwin Knight of Douglasville, GA, formerly of Albany, GA, announces her passing Thursday, November 6, 2014 following a nearly three year battle with neuroendocrine cancer. She was born January 3, 1967 in Bainbridge, GA. She was married for 27 years to Art Knight, formerly of Albany, GA, and the couple have three children — Geoffrey 22, Grayson 17, and Katherine 16. A...
View Tribute »

Sara R. Hudson

April 2, 1955 - November 4, 2014

Renee Hudson Mrs. Sara Renee Hudson of Douglasville, GA., passed away November 4, 2014. Renee was the daughter of Harold Lee Hammond and Sara H. Walton. Renee, enjoyed participating in arts and crafts, especially sewing and painting. She enjoyed yard sales and antiquing, loved going to the beach, reality T.V. and photography. Renee was a “Country Cookin’ Woman”. Renee is...
View Tribute »

Willie Mary Pope

October 13, 1922 - November 3, 2014

Mrs. Willie Mary Pope, age 92, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, November 3, 2014. She was born October 13, 1922 in Union County, GA.Mrs. Pope was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Pope; her parents, John and Amanda Thompson Pope; brothers, Arville Pope, Floyd Pope and Roy Pope; sister, Jessi Silvey; daughter, Carlene Campeau; and a granddaughter, Lisa Pearson.She is survived by her...
View Tribute »

Douglas L. Wright

May 6, 1937 - October 28, 2014

Mr. Douglas Lee Wright, Sr., age 77, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014. He was born May 6, 1937 in Douglasville, GA to the late Douglas and Ruby Lee Wright. Doug was an avid outdoorsman and hunter and was proud of his yard work. Mr. Wright enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren. He served as a volunteer fireman with Douglasville City, a director at Douglas...
View Tribute »

Raina Y. Hatchett

March 7, 1971 - October 27, 2014

Raina Yvette Williams was born on March 7, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, to Brenda Greene and the late Ervin Williams, Sr.Raina graduated from George Washington Preparatory High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Phoenix. Her goal was to be a social worker who would bridge the gap between the needy and underprivileged and the resources...
View Tribute »

Earl M. Albertson

February 16, 1921 - October 27, 2014

WHITLEY-GARNER AT ROSEHAVEN FUNERAL HOMEFUNERAL NOTICE / OBITUARY: Earl Melvin Albertson Mr. Earl M. Albertson, age 93, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, October 27, 2014. He was born February 16, 1921 in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Albertson retired from Rich’s after 33 years and sat on the Douglasville City Council for 12 years. He served in the Navy in the South Pacific during WWII. He...
View Tribute »

Nancy C. DeMild

January 18, 1933 - October 24, 2014

Mrs. Nancy Catherine DeMild, age 81, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, October 24, 2014. She was born January 18, 1933 in Patterson, NJ. Nancy was a homemaker all of her children’s young lives. Once the children graduated, she worked as a secretary outside her home. Mrs. DeMild loved the Atlanta Braves, especially Chipper Jones, and enjoyed watching Judge Judy.Mrs. DeMild was preceded...
View Tribute »

Charles C. Crone

March 30, 1941 - October 23, 2014

Mr. Charles C. Crone, age 73, of Lithia Springs, GA passed away Thursday, October 23, 2014. He was born March 30, 1941 in Atlanta, GA. He was retired from Genuine Parts and from Six Flags as well. He loved spending time with his family, enjoyed fishing, repairing and tinkering with things, and riding his 4-wheeler along the power line trails. Mr. Crone was a member of the Douglasville Masonic...
View Tribute »

Diane S. Hall

January 25, 1929 - October 23, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
View Tribute »

Brittany N. Weigel

January 13, 1982 - October 22, 2014

Mrs. Brittany Weigel Roberts, age 32, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014. She was born January 13, 1982 in Marietta, GA. Mrs. Roberts was the Preschool Director and Mothers’ Morning Out teacher at Central Baptist Church. She loved children, was an avid reader, enjoyed movies and was a fan of Peyton Manning. She had just returned to school to earn a teaching degree....
View Tribute »

Ross J. Riley

March 9, 1938 - October 21, 2014

Mr. Ross J. Riley, age 76, of Jacksonville, NC passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014. He was born March 9, 1938 in Pryor, OK. After serving for 20 years, Mr. Riley retired from the Marine Corps including service during the Vietnam War. He then joined and retired from the Civil Service with NADEP, formerly NARF, as a jet engine mechanic and test cell operator. Mr. Riley is preceded in death by his...
View Tribute »

Robert B. Henslee

October 28, 1969 - October 20, 2014

Mr. Robert Brent Henslee was born in Atlanta October 28, 1969. He went home to be with the Lord on October 19, 2014 after succumbing to injuries from a fall. Brent was lead to the Lord by his grandmother, Ann Henslee, and baptized by Reverend Ron Long at Glenwood Hills Baptist Church in Lithonia, GA.Brent was an outstanding student and athlete at Mount Vernon Christian School in Stockbridge, GA...
View Tribute »

James I. McKerley

September 26, 1924 - October 18, 2014

Mr. James Ira McKerley, age 90, of Douglasville, GA passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014. He was born September 26, 1924 in Jacksonville, AL. Mr. McKerley began working in the Cotton Mill in Jacksonville, AL at a very early age. He retired from Austell Boxboard then the Board of Education in Paulding County. James enjoyed bowling, playing pool and gardening. He was a long-time member of Cochran...
View Tribute »

Steve D. Smith

February 4, 1957 - October 16, 2014

Mr. Steve Daniel Smith, age 57, of Powder Springs, GA passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014. He was born February 4, 1957 in Rockmart, GA. Steve worked as Maintenance Supervisor for The Arbors at Wesley Pond Apartments. He held a Green Belt in Martial Arts; loved spending time with his family and he loved to drive.Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his father, William A. Smith.He is survived by...
View Tribute »

1 of 100 Recent Obituaries View More ยป

Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations
8640 Rose Avenue
Douglasville, GA 30134 map it

View Phone Number
View Fax Number
View Website

Tributes.com Partner