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

Dorothy Buckland

June 12, 1938 - February 8, 2016

Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246
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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 in Panama City.Local survivors include his mother, Mrs. Judy Garner.Funeral services for Mr. Garner will be conducted on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 2 p.m. from the Rosehaven Chapel of Whitley - Garner Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Mozley Memorial Gardens in Lithia Springs.The...
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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

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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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. Zambito, age 91, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at a local healthcare center.A native of Tamp, FL, Mr. Zambito was born on March 17, 1924, the son of the late Joe and Angelina Zambito. He proudly served in the United States Army during World War II. Tony retired from Eastern Airlines after 27 years of service and had been a resident of Douglasville since 1977. He...
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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

Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246
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Irene Jackson-Grantham

June 3, 1929 - December 14, 2015

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

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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Louise Guetty Pierre

July 10, 1966 - December 5, 2015

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

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

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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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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Ellen O. Smith

May 15, 1928 - November 9, 2015

Mrs. Ellen O. Smith, age 87, of Temple, GA passed away Monday, November 9, 2015. She was born May 15, 1928 in Randolph, AL. Mrs. Smith enjoyed going to church, shopping and fishing. She also enjoyed working in her garden and canning foods. Ellen worked at Anniston Memorial Hospital for twelve years and retired from Douglas General after sixteen years of service.Preceding Mrs. Smith in death is...
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Leonard Franklin Truett

November 16, 1940 - November 8, 2015

Mr. Leonard Franklin Truett, Jr., age 74, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, November 8, 2015. He was born November 16, 1940 in Milledgeville, GA. He was a loving father and husband who loved spending time with his family and was a constant source of encouragement to all. Mr. Truett was a member of Heritage Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, taught Sunday School and held various...
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Reather Terry

May 5, 1933 - November 5, 2015

Mrs. Reather G. Terry, age 82, of Winston, GA passed away November 5, 2015. She was born May 5, 1933 in Roanoke, AL. She was a member of Highest Praise Church of God and enjoyed going to church. Mrs. Terry also enjoyed gardening, especially flowers, painting, antiquing and reading.Preceding her in death is her husband, James E. Terry; parents Stephen Gosdin and Missouri Layton; son George Robert...
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Henry George Hollingsworth

October 7, 1937 - November 2, 2015

Mr. Henry George Hollingsworth, 78, died Monday, November 2, 2015 at his residence.A native of Macon, Georgia, Mr. Hollingsworth was born on October 7, 1937 the son of the late Henry Gullick and Gertrude Spangler Hollingsworth. He attended the Westview Baptist Church and was a veteran of the United States Army.Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Launie "Loni" Hollingsworth. Two sons; Jim...
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Dennis Alexander Howard

November 21, 1938 - November 1, 2015

Mr. Dennis A. Howard, age 76, of Douglasville, GA., died on Sunday morning at Tranquility of Cobb in Austell.A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Mr. Howard was born on November 21, 1938, the son of the late Clarence Dewey and Jean Crawford Goodwin Howard. He lived most of his life in Douglasville and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lynnette Lumby and grandson,...
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Priscilla Smith

February 7, 1948 - October 25, 2015

Mrs. Priscilla Logsdon Smith, age 67, of Winston, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 25, 2015. She was born February 7, 1948 in Glasgow, Kentucky. She loved the color purple, Elvis movies and music, and owned a large collection of Elvis memorabilia.Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, David Smith; a son, Christopher Lee; her parents, Oren and Beatrice Neagle Logsdon; and brothers,...
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Tommy Bradley

September 28, 1963 - October 24, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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Bill Ladd Smith

April 30, 1945 - October 21, 2015

Bill Ladd Smith, 70, of Whitesburg, Georgia passed away peacefully at the home of his daughter, Nicole Rush, on Tuesday, October 21, 2015. In addition to being an avid Braves’ baseball fan Bill was an outdoorsman who loved camping, hiking and fishing. He was a devoted father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend who had a great sense of humor, quick to deliver a memorable pun,...
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Corey Shawn Council

October 20, 2015

Mr. Corey “Shawn” Council, age 53, of Winston, GA passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015. He was born October 19, 1962 in Atlanta, GA. Shawn loved Elvis and was a kind soul who never met a stranger. He participated in Special Olympics.He is survived by his parents, Charles and Melba Council; brother, Scott Council and wife Wyndee; niece, Sydnee Council; and the Williams Family,...
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Andrew Boodram

January 13, 1958 - October 20, 2015

Mr. Andrew Ammernauth Boodram, also known as Robin, age 57, of Douglasville, GA died Tuesday evening at a local hospital following a brief illness.A native of Fyrish Village, Guyana, Mr. Boodram was born on January 13, 1958 the son of the late Pitam and Viola Gopie Boodram. He migrated to NY in 1976 where he attended Borough of Manhattan Community College while working as an import/export manager...
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June Wetzel Dean

August 1, 1922 - October 19, 2015

Mrs. June Wetzel Dean age 93, of Douglasville, Ga. passed away Monday, October 19, 2015 after a brief illness .A native of Rumsey, Kentucky, Mrs. Dean was born on August 1, 1922 the daughter of the late Frank Lewis and Mary Geneva Settle Wetzel. She was a housewife and homemaker and was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Lawrence Simon Dean and by a brother Don Lewis Wetzel.Survivors include...
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Julian Nichols

July 15, 1923 - October 19, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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Callie B. Peden

August 24, 1921 - October 17, 2015

Mrs. Callie B. Peden, age 94, of Douglasville, Ga., died Saturday evening in Austell, following a brief illness.A native of Preston, MS, Mrs. Peden was born on August 24, 1921, the daughter of the late Howell Cobb & Doris Fulton Burnett. She had lived most of her life in Douglasville having moved here with her husband, John Houston Peden, Sr.. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother...
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Mary Patricia Battice

January 7, 1944 - October 16, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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Shawn Lanier Williams

November 6, 1965 - October 15, 2015

Mr. Shawn Lanier Williams, age 49, of LaGrange, GA, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2015. He was born November 6, 1965 in Atlanta, GA. He attended Roosevelt High School in Atlanta, GA.Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his parents, Raiford Carl and Fannie Graham Williams.He is survived by his son, Chanan Ray Williams and granddaughter, Ryleigh Nichole Williams of Jackson, GA; sisters,...
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Terry Smith O'Neal

June 10, 1954 - October 15, 2015

Mr. Terry S. O’Neal, age 61, of Douglasville, passed away Thursday morning at his residence surrounded by his loving family.A native of El Paso, Texas, Mr. O’Neal was born on June 10, 1954 the son of Jerre O’Neal and Fredde Wright Morris. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Douglasville and served in the United States Navy. He was an avid wood worker and...
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James Bill Hall

September 23, 1932 - October 13, 2015

Mr. James “Bill” Hall, age 83, of Winston, GA passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2015. He was born September 22, 1932 in Asheville, NC. Mr. Hall served in the United States Air Force. He enjoyed baseball and was an avid Braves and Falcons fan, even when their season was not going well. Bill re-started baseball in Fairplay, GA in the early 70’s. He loved working in the yard,...
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Lottie Ann Gilmer

March 22, 1932 - October 12, 2015

Mrs. Lottie “Bay” Ann Gilmer, age 83, of Bowdon, GA passed away Monday, October 12, 2015. She was born March 22, 1932 in Atlanta, GA. Mrs. Gilmer was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy for over 75 years. She loved the church and served in many positions, including clerk, Sunday School teacher, youth leader, choir director, and Sunday School secretary. She enjoyed singing...
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Manuel Clay

December 27, 1940 - October 10, 2015

MSGT Manuel B. Clay, age 74, of Temple, GA passed away Saturday, October 10, 2015. He was born December 27, 1940 in London, KY. Mr. Clay retired from the United States Air Force after 22 years, during which he served in many wars and conflicts. He loved woodworking and made many, many things. Manuel was also a car enthusiast and enjoyed watching NASCAR but he especially loved to spend time with...
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Everett Larson Walters

October 25, 1938 - October 7, 2015

Mr. Everett L. Walters, Sr., age 76, of Douglasville, GA, formerly of Mableton, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2015. He was born October 25, 1938 in Atlanta, GA. He graduated from West Fulton High School in 1956. Mr. Walters was a 32° Mason and member of the Yaarab Shriners, Atlanta, GA. He worked in the trucking industry for 30 years and retired from ABF in 1995.He was preceded in...
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Danny Odell Stracener

July 12, 1945 - October 6, 2015

Danny Odell Stracener, 70, of Douglasville passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family on October 6, 2015 after an extended illness. He was a pillar in his family, church, and community. Originally from Gadsden, Alabama, Dan was a resident of Douglas County for almost 40 years. He served as deacon and elder at Lithia Springs Church of God for 35 years and most...
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James Floyd Bailey

December 31, 1925 - October 4, 2015

James (Jim) Floyd Bailey, age 89 of Rome, GA formerly of Douglasville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday October 4, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. He was known as Gentleman Jim, a true Southern gentleman; a salt-of-the-earth kind of guy.Mr. Bailey was born in Athens, AL on December 31, 1925. Jim was a Naval World War II veteran. He retired from Armour Meat Company and Bar S...
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Brenda C. Davis

January 8, 1942 - October 2, 2015

Mrs. Brenda Cook Davis, age 73, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, October 2, 2015. She was born January 8, 1942 in Charlotte, NC. After retiring from the State of Georgia as a Mail Administrator, she became a homemaker and her family was her life, especially her baby “Gizmo”. She enjoyed old movies, flowers and gardening, and was an avid NASCAR fan. She was of the Baptist...
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Ruby Doris Brown

April 15, 1936 - October 1, 2015

Mrs. Doris Brown, age 79, of Carrollton, GA passed away Thursday, October 1, 2015. She was born April 15, 1936 in Rockmart, GA. Mrs. Brown was a housewife and a home maker, and was one of Jehovah's Witnesses.Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Brown; her parents, John and Myrtice Jones Harrell; daughter, Rachel Lee Brown; and brother, Jackie Wayne Harrell.She is survived...
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Frances W. Hall

May 2, 1937 - September 26, 2015

Mrs. Frances Hall, age 78, of Winston, GA passed away Saturday, September 26, 2015. She was born May 2, 1937 in Murphy, NC. She enjoyed spending time with the family, country and gospel music, doing embroidery and fishing. She was a hard worker, having worked for many years at Amana Refrigeration.Mrs. Hall was preceded in death by her parents, Howard B. and Mattie Taylor Stiles; sisters, Wyoline...
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Michael Allen Dowda

August 2, 1956 - September 22, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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Sue Vergamini

February 15, 1966 - September 21, 2015

Ms. Suzanne "Sue" Vergamini, age 49, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, September 21, 2015. She was born February 15, 1966 in Blue Island, IL. Ms. Vergamini was very loving and enjoyed to smile and laugh a lot. She enjoyed music, especially Christian and Country / Western, doing word puzzles as well as watching old television shows. Sue loved physchedelic colors and wearing...
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Evelyn Beatrice Williams

April 10, 1934 - September 16, 2015

Evelyn Fuller Williams, age 81, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2015. She was born April 10, 1934 in Fulton County. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Williams worked for Kroger as a Cashier for 26 years. She was a member of Noonday Baptist Church in Acworth.Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her parents,...
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Clyde Albert Bowden

May 8, 1926 - September 14, 2015

Mr. Clyde Albert Bowden, age 89, of Townsend, GA, formerly of Douglasville, passed away Monday, September 14, 2015. He was born May 8, 1926 in Gouldsboro, Maine. Mr. Bowden was a veteran, having served his country in both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy. He retired from the Office of Public Safety with the State of Georgia. He was a member of Douglasville Trinity Church.He was preceded in...
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Van Hill

June 21, 1965 - September 13, 2015

Mr. Van Buren Hill, III, age 50, of Douglasville, GA passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family and friends on Sunday, September 13, 2015. He was born June 21, 1965 in Washington, DC. Mr. Hill was a graduate of the University of Maryland and University of West Georgia, where he earned his BSN in Nursing, and continued his career in the mental health field as a psychiatric nurse at...
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Ray Malone Camp

June 29, 1946 - September 12, 2015

Dr. Ray M. Camp, Sr.,DDS, age 69, local Douglasville dentist, died on Saturday, September 12, 2015.Dr. Camp was born on June 29, 1946, in Cordele, Georgia, the son of Raymond & Johnnie Ruth Cason Camp. Following his graduation from Douglas County High School, Dr. Camp studied at University of Georgia School of Pharmacy and graduated from the University of Tennessee Dental School. Since 1976,...
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Chacko Jacob

March 21, 1937 - September 7, 2015

Mr. Chacko Jacob (78 years) of St. Clair Shores, Michigan was called to his eternal home on Monday, September 7th 2015 at approximately 5 pm. He was undergoing dialysis while staying with his son in Atlanta, GA, when the Lord was pleased to take him home.His wife, Kunjumol, (Mrs. Kunjamma Jacob) preceded him in death earlier this year.Mr. Jacob (Kunjukutty, as he was affectionately known) was the...
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Mildred Webb

March 4, 1930 - September 6, 2015

Mildred Rooks Webb, 85, of Marietta and formerly Douglas County, died peacefully on September 6, 2015 surrounded by loved ones. Mrs. Webb was born to Alma Parris Rooks and F.M. Rooks and grew up near Bill Arp, GA. Husband, Hugh W. Webb, and daughter, Karen Webb Cooper preceded her to heaven. She was also predeceased by her parents and by a brother, James Rooks.She is survived by children Gary ...
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Georgia Wren

August 14, 1920 - August 31, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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Pamela Fields

August 9, 1961 - August 30, 2015

Mrs. Pamela Gay Caviness Fields, age 54, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015. She was born August 9, 1961 in Baltimore, MD. Pam was a school teacher in the Douglas County School System for nine years. She enjoyed arts and crafts, working in the yard and hunting.She is survived by her husband, Steven Brian Fields; father Roy James Caviness and wife Janet; mother, Phyllis...
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William E. Collins

July 8, 1930 - August 29, 2015

Mr. William E. Collins, age 85, of Douglasville, GA passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015. He was born July 8, 1930 in East Point, GA. Bill was injured while serving during the Korean War as a Marine. He served a construction apprenticeship and eventually owned his own construction business, C & M Construction. He was instrumental in the beginning development of Douglas County at the same...
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Michael Cockerham

November 16, 1950 - August 25, 2015

Mr. Michael David Cockerham, age 64, of Douglasville, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015. A native of Miami, Florida, Mr. Cockerham was born on November 16, 1950, the son of the late Mable Lorraine Krack Cockerham and Quentin Duward Cockerham, Sr. Mr. Cockerham was a member of the Knights of Columbus and a communicant of St. John Vianney Catholic Church. He was an avid golfer and a loving and...
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Geneicia Jernae Robinson

April 7, 1986 - August 21, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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Eugene Talmage Cline

September 16, 1941 - August 18, 2015

Mr. Eugene “Buck” Talmage Cline, age 73, of Villa Rica, GA passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015. He was born September 16, 1941 in Cherokee, GA.Mr. Cline was preceded in death by his parents, William and Mary Hool Cline.He is survived by his sons, Danny Cline and Albrey Smith; daughter, Tammy Cline; brothers, David Cline, Charles Cline and James Cline; and sisters, Norma Lee Day and...
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James Scribner

December 11, 1959 - August 15, 2015

Mr. James Robert Scribner, age 55, of Douglasville, GA passed away Saturday, August 15, 2015. He was born December 11, 1959 in San Diego, California. He enjoyed music and spending time with family and friends. Mr. Scribner was a very social person and a very hard worker, having worked for PSAV for 21 years. Mr. Scribner was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Lewis and Jeanne Giersch...
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Frederick Thomas Ankrum

October 7, 1947 - August 10, 2015

Mr. Frederick Thomas Ankrum, age 67, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, August 10, 2015. He was born October 7, 1947 in Berea, OH. Mr. Ankrum grew up in St. Petersburg, FL and graduated from Dixie Hollins High School in 1965. After high school he attended St. John’s River State College. He served in the United States Army for three years as Personnel Specialist and Unit Clerk. After...
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DeGray Raymond Demeritt

June 23, 1943 - August 9, 2015

Mr. DeGray Raymond Demeritt, age 72, of Powder Springs, GA passed away Sunday, August 9, 2015. He was born June 23, 1943 in Pompton Plains (Pequannock Township), NJ. He loved music, karaoke, and playing the guitar; golfing and was an avid NASCAR fan. He enjoyed the outdoors in general, stargazing and flying kites. He also enjoyed going out on the boat and fishing.Mr. Demeritt was preceded in...
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Grady Stokes Stallings

November 12, 1943 - August 8, 2015

Mr. Grady Stokes Stallings, age 71, of Winston, GA went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 8, 2015. Grady fought a valiant battle with cancer for four years and now will find peace at the feet of Jesus. He was born November 12, 1943 in Washington, DC. Grady was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was retired from Schwing America Concrete Company in 2001. He was a member of Spirit Life...
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Ruby Gibbs

November 15, 1924 - August 7, 2015

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

October 25, 1928 - August 7, 2015

Mrs. Jane Ann Hicks, age 86, of Winston, GA passed away Friday, August 7, 2015. She was born October 25, 1928 in Cornelia, GA. Mrs. Hicks loved spending time with her family, was very outgoing and enjoyed life. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.Mrs. Hicks was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis M. Hicks; her parents, Garnet and Alwilda McKinney Elrod; a sister, Hazel Elrod Bruce;...
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Linda I. Drobisch

March 3, 1948 - August 3, 2015

Mrs. Linda I. Drobisch, age 67, of Douglasville, GA passed away Monday, August 3, 2015. She was born March 3, 1948 in St. Petersburg, FL. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and photography. Mrs. Drobisch had worked as a dental assistant with Dr. J. Keith Smith for over 18 years and was a member of XRoads Church.Mrs. Drobisch was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar Jasper and...
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Judy M. Martin

November 28, 1951 - August 2, 2015

Mrs. Judy McCullers Martin, age 63, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015. She was born November 28, 1951 in Atlanta, GA. Mrs. Martin loved kids and was retired from the Douglas County School System. She enjoyed spending time with her family, loved to travel, enjoyed cooking and loved red cardinals.Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by her parents, Junior and Cora Belle Crowe...
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Joseph T. Trammell

September 12, 1922 - August 1, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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Roger Franklin Crisler

June 5, 1945 - August 1, 2015

Mr. Roger Franklin Crisler, age 70, of Hiram, GA passed away Saturday, August 1, 2015. He was born June 5, 1945 in Atlanta, GA. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served his country during the Vietnam War. Mr. Crisler loved to fish, enjoyed Atlanta Braves baseball and was an avid Jeff Gordon fan, following NASCAR. He enjoyed playing golf with his brother-in-law, Michael Wade, and even...
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