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

Robert D. Brantley

September 6, 1942 - July 20, 2014

Robert D. “Bob” Brantley, of Douglasville, GA., passed away July 21, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Bob was married to Judy Phillips Brantley for 49 years and in addition to his wife Bob is survived by their three children. Son Michael Brantley and wife Trish, daughter: Melissa Brantley Curtis and son: Senior Master Sergeant Brian Brantley (USAF).Bob is also...
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Nancy F. Torbett

March 28, 1941 - July 18, 2014

Mrs. Nancy Fincher Torbett, age 73, of Lithia Springs, GA passed away Friday, July 18, 2014. She was born March 28, 1941 in Coweta County, GA. She and her family built a home and moved to Lithia Springs in 1967. Mrs. Torbett was a homemaker and a ‘stay-at-home Mom’ for many years. After raising her children, she became a bookkeeper for Vié de France Bakery retiring after 15...
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William M. Wilkes

April 21, 1959 - July 17, 2014

Mr. William ‘Buddy’ Michael Wilkes, age 55, of Stockbridge, GA passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014. He was born April 21, 1959 in Jersey City, NJ. Mr. Wilkes was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Rosie Martin Wilkes; and a nephew, Frankie Biangasso. He is survived by his wife, Rená Wilkes; sons, Joseph Wilkes and wife Erin, and Justin Pitner; daughters, Jessica...
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George L. Harkins

January 20, 1938 - July 16, 2014

George Leo Harkins, M.D., age 76, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at his home in Douglasville, GA, after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer. He was born to George Leo Harkins, Sr., and Anne C. Bolduc-Harkins in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1955, he graduated from Newton High School in Newton, Massachusetts. After high school, he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Philosophy...
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James E. Petitt

October 1, 1923 - July 15, 2014

Mr. James Edward Petitt, age 90, of East Point, GA passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014. He was born October 1, 1923 in Lafayette, GA.He was a retired U.S. Army Master Sergeant.He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Varnie Petitt and his wife, Bernice Marie Petitt.He is survived by his daughters, Barbara Euton (Jeff), Kathy Griffin (Roger), Sandra Bowens (Mickel), Kellie Manning (John);...
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Polly L. Hutton

June 20, 1948 - July 14, 2014

Mrs. Polly Laurene Hutton, age 66, of Douglasville, GA, passed away Monday, July 14, 2014. She was born June 20, 1948 in Douglasville, GA.Mrs. Hutton was an Administrative Assistant with Network Global Logistics.She was preceded in death by her parents.She is survived by her husband, William David Hutton; son, William Mark Hutton; and step-daughter, Kathleen M. Sexton; step-grandchildren,...
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Mark A. Bennett

October 8, 1985 - July 13, 2014

Mark A. Bennett, 28, of Douglasville, GA., passed away Sunday morning at his local residence.Mark was born October 8, 1985 in Baltimore Maryland to Michael Bennett and Serena L. Spare Bennett of whom he is survived. Mark is also survived by his children, son: Ethan Bennett and daughter: Ava Bennett, a brother Luke Bennett and three sisters: Kayleigh Bennett, Valerie Bennett and Bridgett...
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Earnest C. Newborn

July 29, 1943 - July 11, 2014

Mr. Earnest ‘Butch’ Charles Newborn, age 70, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, July 11, 2014. He was born July 29, 1943 in Douglasville, GA. Mr. Newborn was a self-employed carpenter and cabinet maker in the entire metro Atlanta area. He was an ordained Evangelist minister. Mr. Newborn was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Mary Hoslon Newborn. He is survived by his...
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Jerry L. Boozer

January 19, 1939 - July 11, 2014

Mr. Jerry Boozer, age 75, of the greater Atlanta area, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014. He retired from Six Flags over Georgia after 31 years and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Atlanta for many years. Mr. Boozer was preceded in death by his Father and Mother. He is survived by his wife, two siblings, six children, eleven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews...
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Jason M. Stahl

July 8, 1975 - July 9, 2014

Mr. Jason Michael Stahl, age 39, of Lithia Springs, GA passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014. He was born July 8, 1975 in Alton, IL. Jason moved to Douglasville in December, 1985 where he attended high school in the local area. Jason is survived by his father, Terry Eugene Stahl; his mother, Carol Ann Brandon and husband Dan; son, Gauge M. Stahl; girlfriend, Ashley Hopkins; sisters, Lynette...
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Peggy A. Moody

October 24, 1926 - July 7, 2014

Mrs. Peggy Ann Champion Moody, age 87, of Alpharetta, GA passed away Monday, July 7, 2014. She was born October 24, 1926 in Macon, GA, daughter of the late George and Billie Beatrice Champion. Until her retirement, Mrs. Moody worked for many years as a Cashier at Ingles in Alpharetta, GA. Mrs. Moody was of the Presbyterian Faith. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Moody was preceded in death by...
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Jennifer P. Aldridge

August 10, 1973 - July 5, 2014

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

March 31, 1966 - July 4, 2014

Mr. Dorsey Scott Gay, age 48, of Villa Rica, GA passed away Friday, July 4, 2014. He was born March 31, 1966 in Atlanta, GA. He played sports while attending Chapel Hill Middle School and Lithia Springs High School; completed a Bachelors degree in Mathematics from the University of West Georgia in December 2013; and was a member of Douglasville First United Methodist Church. Mr. Gay was...
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Mary L. Cook

May 23, 1953 - July 4, 2014

Mrs. Mary Lee Cook, age 61, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, July 4, 2014. She was born May 23, 1953 in Atlanta, GA. She moved to Douglasville in the early 1970s and was employed with Douglas County as an Engineering Clerk for 12 years.. Mrs. Cook was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Mildred Hamilton Crawford. She is survived by her beloved husband, Gerald ‘Jerry’...
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Hazel D. Michael

March 5, 1943 - July 4, 2014

Mrs. Doris Michael, age 71, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, July 4, 2014. She was born March 5, 1943 in Cartersville, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, July 7, 2014 from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM. A memorial service will follow at 1:00 PM in the Rosehaven Chapel with Reverend Buddy Collett officiating. Those who wish to express condolences or share a...
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Barbara H. Fournier

October 11, 1931 - July 3, 2014

Mrs. Barbara Hood Fournier, age 82, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014. She was born October 11, 1931 in Bristol, VA. She was a stewardess in the 1950s and taught elementary school for 15 years in the New Orleans School System. At 55, she went back to school and earned her RN degree. Mrs. Fournier was an artist and a musician. Mrs. Fournier was preceded in death by her...
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Emmett W. Hendrix

March 12, 1934 - July 3, 2014

Mr. Emmett ‘Bill’ Hendrix, age 80, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014. He was born March 12, 1934. He worked for over 30 years as an over-the-road truck driver. Mr. Hendrix then spent twelve years as a bus driver for the Douglas County School System being affectionately known as ‘Mr. Bill’. Bill made many friends during the three years he resided at the...
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Robert H. Anderson

January 7, 1926 - June 29, 2014

Robert Anderson, age 88, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014. He was born January 7, 1926 in Nashville, TN. Mr. Anderson retired with 43 years of service from Sears and Roebuck, where he was over the Southeastern Catalog Center. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, gardening and was an avid reader. He enjoyed sports, especially football and he was an avid UGA...
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Anna Davis

October 28, 1992 - June 27, 2014

Ms. Anna Davis, age 21, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, June 27, 2014. She was born October, 28, 1992 in Douglasville, GA. She was preceded in death by her father, Leonard Marvin Davis.She is survived by her mother, Brenda Davis; brothers, Jeffrey Russell Davis, James Michael Davis; sisters, Kayla Davis, Brittney Davis, Michelle Skinner; nephews, Ian Brasher, Jeffrey Davis, Jr., Justin...
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Betty Q. Gooden

June 5, 1941 - June 27, 2014

Mrs. Betty Quakenbush Gooden, age 73, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, June 27, 2014. She was born June 5, 1941 in Greensboro, NC. She worked for over 10 years as a travel agent with Thomas Cook Travel Agency before coming to work for the Douglas County Housing Authority in 1995. For over 17 years she managed the Fowler Homes community and was dearly loved by those she served. She was...
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Ruth Blakey

July 3, 1931 - June 27, 2014

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

December 11, 1924 - June 26, 2014

Mrs. Geraldine ‘Jerry’ Kerr, age 89, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014. She was born on December 11, 1924 in Douglasville, GA. Mrs. Kerr retired from Fulton County Probate Court as a court clerk. She traveled extensively and was very active in many community organizations. Mrs. Kerr was a member of the ‘Keenagers’ and the Recycle Club. She was a...
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Mitzie R. Brown

April 25, 1959 - June 26, 2014

Mitzie Brown, 55, of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, June 26, 2014, after a brief illness. Born April 25, 1959, in Anderson, Indiana, Mitzie lived life to the fullest. She loved her family, her friends and her animals. She graduated from Anderson High School in 1977. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Brown. She is survived by her father and stepmother, Dan and...
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John M. Huggins

August 24, 1950 - June 25, 2014

Mr. John Marion Huggins, age 63, of Ft. Valley, GA passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014. He was born August 24, 1950 in Austell, GA. Mr. Huggins served his country as a Veteran of the U.S. Army. He cherished spending time with his family; loved gardening and was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. He was a member of the Atlanta-Peachtree Masonic Lodge #59 F. & A. M. since 1980. Mr. Huggins was...
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Orville D. Ham

January 23, 1949 - June 24, 2014

Mr. Orville Douglas Ham, age 65, of Douglasville, GA, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014. He was born January 23, 1949 in Marietta, GA.Mr. Ham was a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp., serving his country during the Vietnam Conflict. He earned a Masters Degree in Scientific Engineering from Georgia Tech, and worked for Lockheed-Martin for many years. He was an avid cyclist and supported the Wounded...
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Martha L. Woods

February 22, 1931 - June 18, 2014

Martha Louise Woods, age 83, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014. She was born February 22, 1931 in Douglasville, GA. Martha attended Douglas County Schools grade 1-11 and graduated high school from Collegedale Academy in Collegedale, TN. She loved horseback riding, boating, water skiing, and traveling. Before retiring, Martha worked for Chrysler Corporation for 30 plus years...
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Daniel G. Shelby

March 2, 1971 - June 16, 2014

Mr. Daniel ‘Danny’ George Shelby, age 43, of Cleveland, GA passed away Monday, June 16, 2014. He was born March 2, 1971 in Atlanta, GA. Danny lived in North Georgia most of his life. He enjoyed motorcycle riding ….“Live Free, Ride Free’ …. and he was a Master Carpenter in the building industry. He was preceded in death by his father, Gary George Shelby. He is...
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Carolyn C. Williams

November 7, 1929 - June 14, 2014

Carolyn Clark Williams, age 84, died on June 14, 2014 at Baptist Trinity Hospice House of Collierville, Tennessee after suffering from complications of a stroke on October 23, 2013. Carolyn Williams was born in Atlanta, GA and was the youngest daughter of Juanita Bradley Clark Mann and William Ellis Clark. Carolyn was married to Sydney Dean "Red" Williams, Sr., for 43 years before he...
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Amanda M. Kirby

May 9, 1972 - June 11, 2014

Mandy Kirby, age 42, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014. She was born May 9, 1972 in Columbus, MS. Mandy earned her BS degree in Nursing from ICC in Fulton, MS and attended Mississippi State University. She loved the MSU Bulldogs. Mandy worked for WellStar for many years before taking a position with Benton House so she could spend more time with her boys. She was a...
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Bettie J. New

April 26, 1931 - June 7, 2014

Mrs. Bettie Jean Estes New, age 83, of Douglasville, GA passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014. Born April 26, 1931 in Douglasville, GA, where she remained as a life-long resident. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church on Burnt Hickory Road. To all the friends receiving cards from Bettie, her kind gestures will surely be missed. Bettie was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Jerry New;...
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Clarence Morgan

June 11, 1923 - June 6, 2014

Mr. Clarence Jefferson Morgan, age 91, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. He was born June 11, 1923 in Luverne, AL. Mr. Morgan was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy serving his country during WWII. He was a member of Central Baptist Church. Mr. Morgan was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Sally Hammett Morgan; his parents, Eugene and Holly Savanah Godwin Morgan; and two brothers,...
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Linda D. Shaw

May 23, 1947 - June 3, 2014

Mrs. Linda Diana Shaw, age 67, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2014. She was born May 23, 1947 in Rome, GA. Mrs. Shaw was a volunteer at Tallapoosa Primary School, Harvester Christian Academy and was a Den Mother for the Cub Scouts. She was active with the Woody Fite Senior Center and attended West Metro Church of God and Church at Chapel Hill. Mrs. Shaw loved to boat, tend her...
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Lucille E. Wilkinson

December 7, 1922 - June 1, 2014

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

January 3, 1925 - May 31, 2014

Mrs. Felicia Juanice Harris, 89 of Douglasville, GA passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014. She was born January 3, 1925 in Memphis, TN. In Memphis, she met and married her husband of 56 years, Olon Ray Harris. She enjoyed a full life of traveling, fishing, gardening, friends and family. Mrs. Harris was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Beulah Cummins Bell. She is survived by her beloved...
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Joan Fitzsimmons Alford

February 7, 1938 - May 27, 2014

Joan Fitzsimmons Alford, of Douglasville, GA, passed away at home Tuesday, May 27, 2014. She was born in Buchanan, GA. She received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Texas School of Nursing. She was employed as a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner at Agape Hospice Care, and was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Douglasville, and an avid college...
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Maggie H. Scott

May 29, 1936 - May 25, 2014

Mrs. Maggie Lee Harmon Scott, age 77, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014. She was born May 29, 1936 in Lexington, SC. She was a Veteran serving her country in the U.S. Air Force. Mrs. Scott was preceded in death by her husband, David Thomas Scott; her parents, Archie and Mattie Ruth Cole Harmon; daughters, Carrie E. Scott and Theresa M. Scott. She is survived by son, David...
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William K. Sims

May 4, 1930 - May 24, 2014

Mr. William Kelly Sims, age 84, of Douglasville, GA passed away Saturday, May 24, 2014. He was born May 4, 1930 in Austell, GA. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving his country in the Korean War. Mr. Sims was preceded in death by his parents, John and Minnie Bourne Sims; and a brother, Rufus G. Sims. He is survived by sons, William Cory Sims, Stephen Joel Sims and Kenneth Gordon Sims;...
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William D. Alford

January 21, 1931 - May 24, 2014

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

January 30, 1945 - May 23, 2014

Ms. Janice Annette Watkins, age 69, of Powder Springs, GA passed away Friday, May 23, 2014. She was born January 30, 1945 in Atlanta, GA. Ms. Watkins was preceded in death by her parents, Hugh Raiford Watkins, Jr. and Florence Holloway Watkins. She is survived by her sister, Betty Belcher; nieces Amy Belcher (Dena Callahan) and Raeanne Belcher Lowry (Robby); great-nephew, William Lowry; and...
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Stanley P. Smith

October 9, 1950 - May 21, 2014

Mr. Stanley Paul Smith, age 63, of Douglasville, GA, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2014. He was born October 9, 1950 in Kansas City, MO. Stanley was an avid golfer, loved to travel and never met a stranger.He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Eugene Smith and brother, Doug Smith.He is survived by his wife, Amanda Smith; mother, Eulene Smith; step-mother, Dee Smith; brothers, Brian...
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Annie Elvira Henslee

December 12, 1922 - May 20, 2014

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

July 10, 1936 - May 19, 2014

Mr. George Lee Briggs, age, 77, of Winston, GA passed away Monday, May 19, 2014. He was born July 10, 1936 in Malone Township, Tazewell County, IL. Mr. Briggs was a Master Carpenter and owned his own business. He was a member of Bright Star United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his son, Danny L. Briggs; a grandson, Matthew Tyson; parents, John Thomas and Esther Mammen Briggs; and...
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Leonard Michael Santangelo

July 8, 1919 - May 18, 2014

Mr. Leonard Michael Santangelo, age 94, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014. He was born July 8, 1919 in Brooklyn New York. He was a Pearl Harbor Veteran in the U.S. Army serving his country for four years. He was a member of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association and he often spoke at local schools reliving the events of Pearl Harbor. Mr. Santangelo retired with more than 30...
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Sybil Rigsby

September 18, 1927 - May 16, 2014

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

October 26, 1931 - May 16, 2014

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Roy J. Goolsby

May 29, 1946 - May 16, 2014

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Laura Bennett Allen

August 24, 1955 - May 15, 2014

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

September 29, 1919 - May 15, 2014

Mrs. Muriel ‘Blanche’ Cobb Stovall, age 94, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014. She was born September 29, 1919 in Atlanta, GA. She lived in the Atlanta area her entire life and was a member of Chapel Hill Road Baptist Church. Mrs. Stovall was preceded in death by her husband, Jefferson Moses Stovall; parents, John and Nannie Gertrude Spann Cobb; and a brother,...
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Peggy J. Popham

January 29, 1942 - May 14, 2014

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

April 10, 1918 - May 13, 2014

WHITLEY-GARNER AT ROSEHAVEN FUNERAL HOMEFUNERAL NOTICE / OBITUARY:    Helen HeltonHelen Hembree Helton, age 96, of Austell, GA passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2014.  She was born April 10, 1918 in Douglas County, GA.She...
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Weldon Leon Beasley

April 3, 1939 - May 9, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Whitley Garner At Rosehaven Funeral Home, DOUGLASVILLE, GA.
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Selena Michele Turner-Asebedo

August 20, 1977 - May 6, 2014

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Martha Jeanette Smith

July 11, 1933 - May 4, 2014

Mrs. Martha ‘Janet’ Jeanette Smith, age 80, of Lithia Springs, GA passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014. She was born July 11, 1933 in Trion, GA. She was retired from ConStar, Inc. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Flora Peterson Emmons; and a daughter, Darlene Guterize. She is survived by two sons, Thomas Smith and Ronnie Smith; and a daughter, Debbie Standard...
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Louis Peter Ludvigsen

July 27, 1942 - May 3, 2014

Mr. Louis Peter ‘Pete’ Ludvigsen III, age 71, of Douglasville, GA passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014. He was born July 27, 1942 in Montgomery, AL. He was a loving and caring husband, father and grandpa. Pete was a Veteran serving his country in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant in the 101st Airborne Division. He retired from Ford Motor Company where he worked for 30 years and also owned and...
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Ronna Mae Walker

July 10, 1946 - May 2, 2014

  Mrs. Ronna Mae Walker, age 67, of Villa Rica, GA, formerly of Douglasville, passed away Friday, May 2, 2014.  She was born July 10, 1946 in Camden, Maine.  She was a property manager and managed several properties in the Douglasville area.   Mrs. Walker was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Ardis Chenney Townsend; sister, Nancy Tinker; and brother, John Townsend. ...
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Louise Halstead

August 14, 1921 - April 25, 2014

Mrs. Thelma Louise Halstead, age 92, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, April 25, 2014. She was born August 14, 1921 in Americus, GA. Louise was married to Richard Thomas Hennies, Sr., now deceased and father to her children. In 1963, Louise was married to Julian G. Halstead whose career was with Kodak. They resided in N.E. Atlanta until his death, after which she moved to Douglasville. ...
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Pheribie Monroe Prescott

September 1, 1938 - April 23, 2014

Mrs. Pheribie Monroe Prescott, age 75, of Lithia Springs, GA passed away at home on Thursday, April 23, 2014 following a lengthy illness. Pheribie was born September 1, 1938 in Shreveport, Louisiana. She graduated from Byrd High School and continued on to receive an Education degree from Centenary College of Shreveport in 1960. She was a member of Alpha Xi Delta and married her college...
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Jim Winters

October 4, 1932 - April 23, 2014

Mr. James 'Jim' R. Winters, age 81, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014. He was born October 4, 1932 in Swampscott, MA. Mr. Winters was a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving his country during the Korean War. He was a retired truck driver; a member of the 'Dirty Dozen' who met at IHOP; and was a member of the Woody Fite Senior Center. He loved NASCAR racing and was an avid...
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Pat Rotondo

September 6, 1921 - April 22, 2014

Mr. Pasquale 'Pat' V. Rotondo, age 92, of Douglasville, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014. He was born September 6, 1921 in Brooklyn, NY. Mr. Rotondo worked for many years as a paint technician for E.B. Stimpson and retired from O'Neal's Clothing Store in Douglasville. When his boys were young he was a Scout Master with the Boy Scouts of America. He was a member of W.P.O. Widowed...
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Jayne Banks

March 2, 1932 - April 18, 2014

Ms. Jayne Martha Banks, age 82, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, April 18, 2014. She was born March 2, 1932. She was a store manager for B.P. Oil Company for many years. She loved to crochet, enjoyed working in her yard and planting flowers. Ms. Banks was Baptist by faith. Ms. Banks was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Martha Markle Gliem; and two brothers, Jack and Bob...
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Buzzy Sherman

December 9, 1936 - April 17, 2014

Mr. Merrell 'Buzzy' Lee Sherman, age 77, of Suwanee, GA, formerly of Douglasville, GA, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014. He was born December 9, 1936 in Atlanta, GA. He was a retired sheet metal worker, a talented metal craftsman and a member of Union Local 85. He was a longtime member of Victory Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, and currently a member of Beulah Baptist Church. ...
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Jim Porterfield

December 29, 1924 - April 17, 2014

Mr. James 'Jim' Carlton Porterfield, age 89, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014. He was born December 29, 1924 in Athens, GA. He served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Merchant Marines. Mr. Porterfield was the top salesman with Liberty Life Insurance, winning numerous awards. After retiring, he loved his job at Walmart. He was an avid Georgia Bulldog...
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Christine Waldrop

May 26, 1923 - April 16, 2014

Mrs. Christine S. Waldrop, 90, of Winston, GA passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014. She was born May 26, 1923, in Douglasville, GA. Mrs. Waldrop worked as a clerk at the C & R Convenience Store in Winston for over 35 years. She was a member of Ephesus Baptist Church. Mrs. Waldrop was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Waldrop, Jr.; her parents, Joseph and Anna Bell Pilgrim Shadix...
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Terry Michael Plowman

December 12, 1958 - April 16, 2014

Mr. Terry Michael Plowman, age 55, of Locust Grove, GA, formerly of the Bill Arp community passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014. He was born December 12, 1958 in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Plowman was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired with 21 years of service with the Tennessee National Guard. He attended Johnson Bible College and Atlanta Christian College. He was a former pastor at Jackson...
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Tom Andrews

November 20, 1936 - April 16, 2014

Mr. Thomas 'Tom' Clayton Andrews, age 77, of Lithia Springs, GA passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014. He was born November 20, 1936. He is survived by his wife, Angelica Andrews; son, Tim Andrews and wife Brenda; daughter, Veronica Martin and husband Jorge; son, Armando Reynosa and wife Samia; daughter, Patricia Salazar and husband Javier; grandchildren, Tyler, Bryce, and Kendall, Alexis,...
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Robert Vernon Adams

October 13, 1926 - April 16, 2014

Mr. Robert Vernon Adams, age 87, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014. He was born on October 13, 1926 in Atlanta, GA. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. He was a retired photo engraver and shop superintendant. Robert was a member of Hiram United Methodist Church where he was very involved. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Sybil Adams...
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David Mixon

October 3, 1960 - April 13, 2014

Mr. Charles David Mixon, age 53, of Douglasville, GA passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014. He was born October 3, 1960 in Atlanta, GA. He was preceded in death by his mother, Nita McCollough Mundy; wife, Cheryl Mixon; and brother, Kenny Mixon. He is survived by his son, David Mixon; daughter, Jackie Mixon; son, Mark Mixon and wife Nikki; grandson, Sully Nesmith; father, Jim Mixon; brother,...
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Pauline M. Andrejczak

May 3, 1922 - April 8, 2014

Mrs. Pauline M. Andrejczak, age 91, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014. She was born May 3, 1922 in Sandy Hook, MD. 'Mammaw' as the family called her raised her children in Detroit with her husband, Roscoe. They retired to White Cloud, MI. Mrs. Andrejczak retired from The Detroit Shopping News in Michigan as a Regional Manager. After Roscoe passed she was blessed with...
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Donald Homer Chancey

October 18, 1936 - April 7, 2014

Mr. Donald Homer Chancey, age 77, of Atlanta, GA passed away Monday, April 7, 2014. He was born October 18, 1936 in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Chancey was preceded in death by his parents, Willis and FredaBell Cochran Chancey and a brother, James 'Jimmy' Earl Chancey. He is survived by brother, Willis Roy Chancey and wife Sara; brother, Byron Chancey; eight nieces and nephews. Mr. Chancey was...
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Ruth McMullin

August 21, 1925 - April 6, 2014

Mrs. Ruth Hines McMullin, age 88, of Douglasville, GA, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014. She was born August 21, 1925 in Atlanta, GA. Mrs. McMullin was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary at American Legion Post 145 in Douglasville and worked in the kitchen there for many years. She volunteered as a teacher's aide at Douglas County High School and was a member of Chapel Hill Baptist Church. ...
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Reba Welden

July 1, 1923 - April 3, 2014

Mrs. Reba L. Welden, age 90, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014. She was born July 1, 1923 in Villa Rica, GA. She retired from the Accounting Department for Davison's in downtown Atlanta. Mrs. Welden was preceded in death by her husband, Amos 'A.T.' Welden; her parents, Cliff and Pearl Williams Broom; and a sister, Ruth Harden. She is survived by her daughter, Dr....
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Betty Jean Day

December 14, 1932 - April 1, 2014

Ms. Betty Jean Day, age 81, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014. She was born December 14, 1932 in LaGrange, GA. Mrs. Day was a retired instructor with the former Douglas County Retardation Association and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ira L. and Ida May Troup Williams, 7 sisters, and 1 brother. She is survived by...
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Amos V. Bragg

January 5, 1926 - April 1, 2014

Mr. Amos V. Bragg, age 88, of Douglasville, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014. He was born January 5, 1926 in Douglasville, GA. Mr. Bragg was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II. He was retired from Specialty Distributors of Atlanta electrical sales, was an amateur ham radio operator and was Baptist by faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ann Bragg; his...
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Dorothy Young

June 30, 1939 - April 1, 2014

Mrs. Dorothy Delores Young, age 74, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014. She was born June 30, 1939 in Atlanta, GA. Mrs. Young was retired from the Fulton County Board of Education as a teacher's aide. She was a very active member of Clearview Baptist Church. Dorothy loved her family, her church, and playing bingo. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon and Irma...
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James Owen Watkins

December 22, 1924 - March 30, 2014

Mr. James Owen Watkins, age 89, of Winston, GA passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014. He was born December 22, 1924. Mr. Watkins served his country as a Veteran of the U.S. Navy during WWII. He retired from International Harvester, later retiring from Edwards Baking Company. Mr. Watkins was very devoted to his family, loved horses, and gardening. He was a nature enthusiast and was an avid...
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Gobind Daswani

November 9, 1937 - March 27, 2014

Mr. Gobind Bhagwandas Daswani, age 76, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, March 27, 2014. He was born November 9, 1937 in Kobe, Japan. Mr. Daswani moved to Douglasville in 1986. He is retired from his retail clothing store in Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister. He is survived by his wife, Jingle Daswani; son, Sean Daswani and wife Brandy; daughter,...
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Charlotte Kahrs

November 15, 1923 - March 26, 2014

Mrs. Charlotte Edna Kahrs, our dear 'Nana', age, 90, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014. She was born November 15, 1923 in Atlanta, GA. Mrs. Kahrs attended Central Baptist Church. She enjoyed gospel and country music and especially dancing. She loved taking long rides in the country and vacationing in the mountains. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years...
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Corie Lashawn Watson

April 10, 1986 - March 25, 2014

Ms. Corie Lashawn Watson, age 27, of Douglasville, GA, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014. She was born April 10, 1986 in Lithia Springs, GA. She was preceded in death by her mother, Wanda Watson and grandmother, Earline Watson. She is survived by her son, Memphis Cason Lopez; father, Ron Watson and his wife Lisa; grandfather, Charles Watson; grandmother, Evelyn Dill; sisters, Carlee...
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Justin Seabolt

November 1, 1954 - March 23, 2014

Mr. Justin Seabolt, age 59, of Winston, GA passed away March 23, 2014. He was born November 1, 1954 in Villa Rica, GA. Justin was a Master Plumber, working many years for Marsha Brumbelow Plumbing. He coached girls' softball at Winston Ruritan Park for many years, was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan and was Baptist by faith. Justin was preceded in death by his parents, Carmen and Virginia Cosby...
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Diane Saxon

September 19, 1952 - March 22, 2014

Mrs. Diane Elizabeth Saxon, age 61, of Winston, GA passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014. She was born September 19, 1952 in Savannah, GA. Mrs. Saxon was a homemaker who loved her family and cherished spending time with them. She was a member of Bright Star United Methodist Church. Mrs. Saxon was preceded in death by her parents, David and June Tillett Miller. She is survived by her...
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Judy Gail Medlin

January 20, 1955 - March 17, 2014

Ms. Judy Gail Medlin, age 59, of Tallapoosa, GA passed away Monday, March 17, 2014. She was born January 20, 1955 in Marietta, GA. She was preceded in death by her father, Curtis L. Green; her mother, Elizabeth P. Davenport; and her sister, Louise Dobbins. She is survived by her sister, Nancy Stone and husband John, Kathy Strickland and husband J.C.; nieces, Mischelle Strickland, Glenda...
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Paul D. Hudson

November 25, 1950 - March 17, 2014

Mr. Hudson was cremated and there are no services planned at this time.
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Joe Quattlebaum

March 11, 1940 - March 15, 2014

Mr. Joe Ben 'JB' Quattlebaum, age 74, of Douglasville, GA died Saturday, March 15, 2014 at "Tranquility at Cobb Hospital" facility in Austell, GA. Born March 11, 1940 in Atlanta, GA, he was a graduate of Sylvan High School where he excelled in sports as an outstanding football player. He received several football scholarship offers remaining loyal to Florida State University. He served in the...
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Howell Helton

July 5, 1925 - March 12, 2014

Mr. Howell Eugene Helton, age 88, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at WellStar Douglas Hospital after a courageous battle against cancer and pneumonia. He was born on July 5, 1925 in Tallapoosa, GA, a son of the late John and Clara Helton. Howell was a long-time member of Bright Star United Methodist Church and retired from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta after 35...
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Jeff Harper

October 11, 1951 - March 11, 2014

Mr. Glenn Jefferson 'Jeff' Harper, age 62, of Acworth, GA formerly of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014. He was born October 11, 1951 in Douglasville, GA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas A. and Nancy Clonts Harper; daughter, Leah Marie Harper; sister, Lynda Sue Harper; and brother, Robert Harper. He is survived by his son, Josh Harper; brother, Tony...
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Beatrice Louise Kostur

June 12, 1941 - March 10, 2014

Mrs. Beatrice Louise Kostur, age 72, of Sandy Springs, GA, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014. She was born June 12, 1941 in Asheville, NC. She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Michael Kostur, Sr. and her parents, Phillip and Elizabeth Ann Chatfield Vantreuen. She is survived by her daughter, Stephenie Kostur Wheale and son-in-law, Bryan K. Wheale; son, Steve M. Kostur and...
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Charles Alan McManus

January 18, 1967 - March 9, 2014

Mr. Charles Alan McManus, age 47, of Mableton, GA passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014. He was born January 18, 1967 in Marietta, GA. Mr. McManus was an avid Alabama football fan, loved his family, and was Baptist by faith. He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Jack McManus, Sr. He is survived by his wife, Lisa McManus; sons, A.J. McManus, Charles McManus, and Justin McManus;...
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Lorraine Hallock

December 8, 1940 - March 9, 2014

Mrs. Lorraine Dianne Hallock, age 73, of Douglasville, GA formerly of Stone Mountain, GA passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014. She was born December 8, 1940 in Rochester, MN. Lorraine was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, retired from Georgia State University as assistant registrar, and was Lutheran by faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon Alfred Arney and Mabel Olvie Nybo...
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May Parks

November 18, 1916 - March 8, 2014

Mrs. May Skene Parks, age 97, of Durham, NC, formerly of Douglasville, GA, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Hock Family Pavilion. She was born November 18, 1916 in Gaylesville, AL. Mrs. Parks retired from AT&T and was a longtime resident of Douglasville, GA. She was a member of Douglasville First United Methodist Church and Daughters of the Nile Temple 122, Atlanta. She was preceded...
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Glenda Lynch

July 22, 1949 - March 7, 2014

Mrs. Glenda Lynch, age 64, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, March 7, 2014. She was born July 22, 1949 in Halifax County, VA. Mrs. Lynch worked many years with Virginia Power in Richmond, VA, before moving to Douglasville in 2009. She loved to play computer games and was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church in Brodnax, VA. Mrs. Lynch was preceded in death by her parents, Carcie...
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Wylene Chandler Dangar

May 16, 1937 - March 6, 2014

Mrs. Wylene Chandler Dangar, age 76, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014. She was born May 16, 1937 in Douglasville, GA, daughter of the late Ray and Iula Harden Chandler. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Nolan Lee Dangar; a son, Ronnie Dangar; and two sisters. Mrs. Dangar is survived by a daughter, Connie Dangar; son, Jimmy Dangar;...
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Mark Anthony Bruce

May 27, 1968 - March 4, 2014

Mr. Mark Anthony Bruce, age 45, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014. He was born May 27, 1968 in Greenville, SC. He is survived by his parents, Danny and Audrey Bruce; son, Mark Bruce, Jr.;wife, Ann Bruce; brother, Frankie Bruce and Kathy; sister, Ann Marie Lawson and husband David; nephews, Brandon Bruce, Dustin Bruce, and Christopher Bruce; nieces, Dixie Lawson, Desire'...
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Curtis Austin

June 5, 1929 - March 4, 2014

Mr. Curtis Ray Austin, age 84, of Douglasville, GA, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014. He was born June 4, 1929 in Douglasville, GA. Mr. Austin was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during the Korean War. He was retired with 31 years of service from Southern Bell and was a member of Douglasville First United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, W.M. Austin,...
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James H. Rosenthal

May 1, 1926 - March 4, 2014

Mr. James H. Rosenthal, age 87, of Douglasville, GA passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014. He was born May 1, 1926 in Houston, TX, son of the late Oscar L. and Eunice Duff Rosenthal. Mr. Rosenthal was a retired mechanical engineer with FMC-Link Belt. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rita Rosenthal and his daughter, Nancy Rosenthal. He is survived by his son, Donald Rosenthal;...
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Loye Webb

March 13, 1933 - February 28, 2014

Mr. Loye Webb, age 80, of Douglasville, GA passed away Friday, February 28, 2014. He was born March 13, 1933 in Alapaha, GA. Mr. Webb was a retired city route truck driver with ABF Freight System. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was involved with Westside Ministries. Mr. Webb was preceded in death by his parents, H. P. and Minnie Lee Purvis Webb; and two brothers. He is...
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Frances McDowell

July 10, 1938 - February 27, 2014

Mrs. Frances McDowell, age 75, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014. She was born July 10, 1938 in Atlanta, GA. Mrs. McDowell worked at Minuteman Press in Mableton for more than 20 years. She loved growing flowers, especially roses; shopping and travelling with the girls and was a faithful member of the Second Baptist Church of Douglasville. Mrs. McDowell is preceded...
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Mary Livingston

February 2, 1944 - February 22, 2014

Miss Mary Jean Livingston, age 70, of Lithia Springs, GA passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014. She was born February 2, 1944 in Norfolk, VA. She retired with the City of Atlanta with 30 years of service working in the Business License Department and was currently working as a nanny. Ms. Livingston was a member of First Baptist Church of Lithia Springs. Miss Livingston was preceded in...
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Tony Stroupe

April 13, 1959 - February 21, 2014

Mr. William Anthony 'Tony' Stroupe, age 54, of Bremen, GA, formerly of Douglasville, GA, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014. He was born April 13, 1959 in Charleston, SC. Mr. Stroupe is preceded in death by his mother, Jeanette Stroupe. He is survived by his father, William Stroupe; brother, Steven Stroupe and wife Susanne; nieces and nephews, Kaelie Stroupe, Raven Peters, Derek...
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Ronald Wayne Harrison

May 20, 1949 - February 19, 2014

Mr. Ronald Wayne Harrison, age 64, of Austell, GA, passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2014. He was born May 20, 1949 in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Harrison was retired with 40 plus years of service as a Printing Pressman. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Roy and Sarah Virginia Puckett Harrison. He is survived by his wife, Judy Harrison; daughter Joanie Camden and husband Don;...
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Alexander Ralston Jones, Jr.

January 9, 1927 - February 18, 2014

Alexander Ralston "Bud" Jones, Jr. died in Douglasville, GA on February 18, 2014, after a long illness. Born in Salem Ohio, he was the son of the late Alexander Ralston "Bus" and Alice Jones. A letterman in football and basketball at Euclid Shore High School, he served in the United States Navy before attending Kenyon College in Gambier Ohio. Following a brief period working at an...
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