Clayton County Obits

April 2003

NEWS DAILY, CLAYTON CO., GA.
April 7, 2003

Ruth A. (Snookie) NEILL of Riverdale passed away April 4, 2003, at the age of 56. Neill is survived by her son, James Neill; mother Nell Alls; and several cousins.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2003, at Dickson's Jonesboro Chapel with the Rev. Kiley Goen officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family received friends on Sunday.  Pope Dickson & Son Jonesboro Chapel, (770) 478-7211, is handling arrangements.

Judy Dean WELLS, 58, of Zebulon, passed away April 5, 2003, at her residence. She was preceded in death by a sister, Joann Cathy; grandson, Dustin Cody Wells; and her parents, John William and Dorothy McClain Rhodes. Her family loved her dearly and she will be greatly missed.  She is survived by her former husband, Weldon Wells Jr. of Zebulon; son and daughter-in-law, Don and Debra Wells of Zebulon; daughter and son-in-law, Shelly and Dale Baker of Griffin; brother, John Rhodes Jr. of Riverdale; sisters, Jean Stone of Doraville and Jackie Jacobs of Conyers; grandchildren, Blair Baker, Blake Baker and Doni Wells.  Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 8, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Moody Funeral Home with the Rev. Curtis Hardie officiating. Interment will follow in Moody Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit the family on Monday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.  Moody Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

David Harold JACKS, 85, of Jonesboro, passed away April 4, 2003. Jacks was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro. He WAS A VETERAN OF THE U.S. NAVY, WHERE HE SERVED IN WORLD WAR II. He was preceded in death by a son, Robert J. Jacks.  Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Hannah Jacks of Jonesboro; a son and daughter-in-law David and Gayle Jaskson; a daughter-in-law, Phyllis Jacks; three sisters, Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Bruce of Stone Mountain, Mrs. J.T. Elrod of Athens and Mrs. Lois McGalliard of China Grove, N.C. He is also survived by nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Tara Garden Chapel with Charles Carter and Dr. Worrell officiating. Interment will be at Westview Cemetery.  Thomas L. Scroggs of Tara Garden Chapel Jonesboro, (770) 471-7171, is handling arrangements.

Cramer A. COKER Sr., 54, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2003. He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Beverly R. Coker of Jonesboro; two sons, Cramer A. (Aly) Coker Jr. of Dallas, G., and Michael A. (Kelly) Coker of McDonough; daughter, Joanie A. Coker of Jonesboro; two brothers, James E. (Missy) Coker Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla., and Steven (Jackie) Coker of Jackson; three sisters, Melissa M. Smith of McDonough, Debbie (Stan) Morgan of Cornelia and Nokie (Ken) Moore of Cornelia; four grandchildren, Kody Hayes, Sydney L., Hollis A. and Lindsey D. Coker.  Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 8, 2003, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Terrell Hopkins officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday from 5 to 9 p.m. Interment will be in Sherwood Memorial Gardens. The family and friends will serve as active pallbearers.  Thomas L. Scroggs of Tara Garden Chapel Jonesboro, (770) 471-7171, is handling arrangements.

April 8

Matthew BARRON, 20, of Morrow passed away Saturday, April 5, 2003.  Cryptside services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 8 at Holly Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends today from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m. at the funeral home.  Survivors include his mother, Laura L. Hall of Morrow; father, John E. and Sharon Barron of Stockbridge; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Lawrence Long of White Plains, Ga.; paternal grandparent, Mrs. M.W. Barron of Thomaston; brother, Justin Hall of Morrow; uncles, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Long of Barnesville, Mr. and Mrs. M.W. Barron of Ellijay, Mr. and Mrs. David Penn of Lilburn, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCrary of Thomaston; 12 first cousins.  Flowers will be accepted or those desiring may send donations in memory of Matthew Barron to Penfield Christian Home, 1061 Mercer Circle, Union Point, Ga. 30669. (706) 453-7929. www.penfieldchristianhome.com .  Parkway Garden Chapel, Forest Park is in charge of arrangements. (404) 366-3522.

Thursday, April 10, 2003

Fred Quinton KNOX of Jonesboro passed away Friday, April 4, 2003.  He was born in Shelby County, Ala. Oct. 28, 1939. He was retired from Delta Air Lines.  A Memorial Service was held Monday, April 7 at Jonesboro United Methodist Church. The Reverends Jerry Newton and Kyle T. Smith of Jonesboro First United Methodist Church and the Reverends Charles Landreth and Oliver Wood of the First Presbyterian Church of Jonesboro officiated.  Survivors include his wife, Brenda, and their children, Janet Knox Dickson (Bruce), Jay Knox (Jim Foster), and Jill Knox Murray (Todd); grandchildren, Joshua and Holly Dickson, and Tony and Ronnie Murray; sister, Faye Kendrick; several nieces and nephews.  Memorials may be made to the Fred Knox Backyard Missions Team of Jonesboro United Methodist Church or the Good Shepherd Clinic medical mission of First Presbyterian Church of Jonesboro.

April 11, 2003

Mrs. Marie Davis COSTON, age 91, of Starke, Fla., died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at the home of her daughter following a long illness.  Born in Fort Myers, Fla. June 3, 1911, Mrs. Coston moved to Starke 16 years ago from Albany, Ga. Mrs. Coston was a member of the Baptist faith and was a homemaker. Her husband, Albert Coston Sr., and sister, Mildred Autrey, preceded her in death.  Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13 at Crosby Lake Cemetery, with the Rev. Larry Finley officiating.  Survivors include her daughters, Barbara Hall of Starke, and Sara (Jerry) Moore of Morrow, Ga., son, Al (Sharon) Coston of Starke; sister, Catherine Roberts of Wauchula, Fla.; brother, Charles Davis of Wauchula; grandchildren, Marcia Macbeth, Nancy Harvell, Andy Coston, Emily Coston, and Brian Moore; four great-grandchildren.  Jones Funeral Home, Starke, Fla. is in charge of arrangements. (904) 964-6200.

Mrs. Okla Ann Gilmore HOOD, age 66 of Leesburg, Fla. and formerly of Newell, W.Va. and Jonesboro, Ga., died Wednesday, April 9, 2003.  A Memorial service for family and friends will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at Trinity Community Church, 10879 Tara Blvd. in Hampton.  Survivors include her husband of more than 50 years, Fred W. Hood; sons, Fred R. Hood and Michael R. Hood; daughters, Joyce Ann Bell and Sue Robin Jones; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.  In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Portsbridge Hospice, 115 Huntington Park Drive, Fayetteville, Ga. 30214.  Metro Crematory, Peachtree City is in charge of arrangements. (770) 631-4101.


April 12/13, 2003

Mr. Anthony ARCARI , 71, of Morrow, died Thursday, April 10, 2003.  MR. ARCARI SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY ATTAINING THE RANK OF CORPORAL. HE SERVED IN THE KOREAN WAR AND RECEIVED THE PURPLE HEART AWARD. Mr. Arcari was born in Connecticut and moved to Clayton County about 20 years ago. He was a retired over-the-road truck driver and a member of the VFW.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 13 in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens.  Survivors include his wife, Mary; daughters, Barbara Boggess of Rex, Patricia Powell of Enfield, Conn., and Allison Elder of McDonough; sons, Louis Arcari of San Francisco, Calif. and Barry Arcari of Milton, Fla.; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brothers, Reno Arcari of Summerville, Fla., Rico Arcari of Connecticut, and Mario Arcari of Naples, Fla.  The family will receive friends today from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Southside Chapel Funeral Home, Morrow is in charge of arrangements. (770) 961-2828.

Mrs. Rose Marie Fay COFFEE, age 66, of McDonough, died Friday, April 11, 2003.  She was born Nov. 18, 1936, daughter of the late Gladys Louise McQuarter Fay and Thomas Henry Fay. Mrs. Coffee was a member of Eagles Landing Baptist Church.  Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 14 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with Dr. Tim Dowdy and the Rev. Phil Gardner officiating. Interment will follow at Haisten-Eastlawn Memorial Park.  Survivors include her husband, Stephen S. Coffee; children, Mike and Julie Cook of Between, Ga., Connie and Jeff Holmberg of Glouster, Mass., Dottie Otis of Stockbridge, Jamie and Kelley Cook of McDonough, and Becky and Gary Barham of McDonough; sisters, Liz Womack, Eleanor Carter, Shirley Prather, and Loretta Fay, all of McDonough; brother, Richard Fay of Doyle, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today and Sunday, April 13 at the funeral home.  Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough is in charge of arrangements. (770) 914-8833.

Ms. Jill Bickel NELSON, age 47, of Stockbridge died Thursday, April 10, 2003, at her residence after a brief illness.  Jill was born July 25, 1955, in Detroit, Mich., daughter of the late Ione Anna Hoth and Kahle McCann Bickel. She had been a real estate agent and an avid antique collector.  Ms. Nelson will be cremated and the family will be receiving friends at her home in Stockbridge from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13.  Survivors include her sons, Jared and Jordan Nelson of Stockbridge.  Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough is in charge of arrangements. (770) 914-8833.

Mrs. Lenora Mae Bowen SHIVER, age 74, of McDonough, passed away Friday, April 11, 2003, at Crawford W. Long Hospital.  Mrs. Shiver was born March 10, 1929, in Poulan, Ga. to the late Albert H. Bowen and the late Lizzie Mae Kennon Bowen. Her husband, William Edward Shiver, preceded her in death in 1978.  Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 13 in the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richie Miller officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park in Jonesboro.  Survivors include children and spouses, Greg and Betty Shiver of Ocean Springs, Miss., Debbie and Butch Oliver, and Connie Newman, all of McDonough; grandchildren, Joey Davis, Dean Hicks, Adam Hicks, Brandy Oliver, Leigh Newman, and Kristin Newman; brother and sister-in-law, Wallace and Joyce Bowen of Poulan, Ga.  Friends may visit the family from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough is in charge of arrangements. (770) 914-8833.

Tuesday, April 15, 2003

Eddie Glenn MESSER Sr., age 59, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2003. His parents, Louis Baxter and Zelma Dukes Messer, and brothers, Louis B. Messer Jr., Jimmie and Benjamin Messer, preceded him in death.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 at Tara Garden Chapel, with the Rev. Billy Roberts and the Rev. James Greer officiating. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens.  Gary Parker, Gary Messer, Jason Messer, Steven Messer, Tommy Messer, and Mark Messer will serve as active pallbearers.  Survivors include his wife, Edna Faye Messer of Hampton; daughters, Angie Brooks of Hampton and Michelle Huggins of Locust Grove; sons, Eddie Glenn Messer Jr. of Meansville, and Gary McCune of Hampton; sisters, Elizabeth Kelley of Valley, Ala., Jo Ann James of Lanett, Ala., Betty Jean Crowder of Brunswick; brothers, Henry Messer of Valley, Ala., Wayne Messer of Columbus, Terry Messer of Williamson, and Jerry Messer of Milner; grandchildren, Heather Darnell, Kelly and Brittany McCune, Brandon and Brittany Messer, Tiffany Vaughan, and Courtney Huggins; great-grandchild, Taylor Darnell.The family will receive friends today from 2 to 8 p.m.  Tara Garden Chapel, Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements. (770) 471-7171.

William (Billy) STURDIVANT, age 59, of Jonesboro, died Saturday, April 12, 2003.  HE WAS A VETERAN OF THE VIETNAM WAR, HAVING SERVED IN THE U.S. ARMY, and had retired from Delta Airlines. His parents, Clarence Paschal and Margaret Bartley Sturdivant, and brother, Joe Sturdivant, preceded him in death.  Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 15 at Hunter-Allen-Myhand chapel, with Pastor Wayne Turner officiating. Burial will follow at Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Jones Crossroads.  Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Chad and Kim Sturdivant of Fayetteville and Chris and Kym Sturdivant of Fayetteville; granddaughter, Taylor Morgan Sturdivant of Fayetteville; sisters and brother-in-law, Janes Bales of LaGrange, Nelle Sturdivant of LaGrange, Claire Raiford of Jonesboro, and Emily and Carter Marchant of Columbus; sister-in-law, Margie Sturdivant of LaGrange; several nieces and nephews.  Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home, LaGrange is in charge of arrangements. (706) 884-5626.


Wednesday, April 23, 2003

Ana Isabel BARRAGAN, age 22, of Forest Park, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2003.  A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 24 at Sherwood Memorial Park, with Father Pedro de Oliveria and Father Edwardo Garcia officiating. Family and friends are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 3:45 p.m. Survivors include her sons, Alexander Barragan and Jesus Gonzolez; mother, Maria Luisa Barragan; sisters, Maria Barragan, Blanca Barragan, and Esmeralda Barragan; brothers, Cristobal Barragan and Ahry Barragan; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.  The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 24 at the funeral home.Pope Dickson & Son Funeral Home, Jonesboro Chapel is in charge of arrangements. (770) 478-7211.

Thursday, April 24, 2003

Mr. Martin BROWN, 79, of Forest Park died at Emory University Hospital Tuesday, April 22, 2003, following complications from surgery.  Originally from Hanceville, Ala., HE SERVED AS A MARINE IN WORLD WAR II, was retired from Delta Air Lines, and was an avid fisherman of West Point Lake. After his retirement he became interested in genealogy, developing an extensive history of the Hyatt family. His parents, Joseph M. Brown and Annie Ola Hyatt Brown, brother, Alvin Brown, and sisters, Hester Brown Ray and Hazel Brown Edwards, preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Thursday, April 24 in the chapel of the funeral home with the Rev. Ed Judy officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Gardens.  Survivors include his wife, Allene Hammond Brown; daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda Brown and David Rayburn and Carol Brown and Sonny Oswalt; grandchildren, Melissa Rayburn Poore, Todd Oswalt, and Jeremy Rayburn; great-grandson, Justin Poore; sister, Jewel Brown Cason; several nieces and nephews.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Forest Park United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1632, Forest Park, Ga. 30298.  Southside Chapel Funeral Home, Morrow is in charge of arrangements. (770) 961-2828.

April 26/27

Mr. Raymond Z. ADAMS, 86, of Riverdale passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2003.  He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was the son of Will G. and Lilla (Clack) Adams. He was preceded in death by brothers John, Hiram, Claude, Horace, and Branson. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Paula (Sammie) Dee Tatum-Wheeler.
Mr. Adams is survived by wife, Nancy; two daughters, Carol Adams of Riverdale, Ga.; and Judy and husband, Kevin Clark of Lake Butler, Fla.; grandson, Brady Clark of Lake Butler, Fla.; sisters-in-law, Frances Adams and Carrie Adams; and several nieces and nephews.  Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27 in the chapel at Parkway Garden Chapel, with interment to follow in Fairview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 26. Flowers will be accepted or those desiring may make contributions to Portsbridge Hospice in memory of Mr. Raymond Z. Adams.  Thomas L. Scroggs, Parkway Garden Chapel, in Forest Park is in charge of arrangements. (404) 366-3522.

Mr. Clinton E. ANTHONY, of Riverdale, died April 24, 2003.  He is survived by his wife of 41 years, LeQuita Anthony of Riverdale; children, Sherry Hanson of Fayetteville, Tammy Dee Conner of Fayetteville, Darren Keith Anthony of McDonough; brother, Michael Earl Anthony of Columbus; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday April 26 at 2 p.m. at Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church, 7527 Bishop Road, Fairburn, Ga., with the remains placed in state at 1 p.m. The Rev. Jerry Plott and the Rev. Luther Burns are officiating. Interment will take place at Westminster Memorial Gardens.  Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home in Peachtree City is in charge of arrangements. (770) 631-9171.

Capt. Ralph "Frank" WALDRIP (retired), 72, of Stockbridge, Ga., passed away on April 24, 2003 at Southern Regional Medical Center. A U.S. NAVY VETERAN OF THE KOREAN CONFLICT, Mr. Waldrip was also a retired Clayton County police officer and court bailiff. He was also a member of the Peace Officers Association.  Mr. Waldrip was survived by his wife, Rhoda Waldrip of Stockbridge, Ga.; three daughters, Sharon and her husband Thomas Israel of McDonough, Ga.; Jennifer and her husband Jack Bryan of McDonough; and Kathleen and her husband Pat Cochran of Stockbridge; two sons, Stuart Thomas Waldrip of Stockbridge, Ga. and Willis and his wife Vickie Wade of Temple, Ga.; five grandchildren, Allison Bryan and her husband Allen Jolley, Will Bryan, Zachary Israel, Jake Israel and Kaci Cochran; great-grandchildren, Kevin Jolley; sister, Azzie Johnson of Decatur, Ala.; three sisters-in-law, Betty Jean Moore of McDonough, Ga. Essie Lee of Ellisville, Miss. And Billie Ponder of Laurel, Miss; numerous nieces and nephews.  Services for Capt. Waldrip will be held on Sunday, April 27, 2003 at Parkway Garden Chapel at 4 p.m., with interment to follow at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 26, 2003 from 2 until 4 p.m. and again from 6 until 8 p.m.

Melissa Patton WOLFENBARGER, 25, of Atlanta.  She is survived by her children, Christina Marie Wolfenbarger and Joseph A-A Wolfenbarger of Locust Grove; parents, Carl and Norma Patton; sister, Tina Mae Patton of East Point; half-brother, Carl M. Patton of Ocala, Fla.; and niece and nephews, James and Kimberly Woodfin and Davey Burns.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2003, at Fairview Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Joey Seabolt officiating. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannon-cleveland.com.  Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Directors, McDonough/Stockbridge, is in charge of arrangements. (770) 914-1414.

William C. "Dub" AMERSON Jr. of McDonough died Thursday, April 24, 2003 at Southern Regional Medical Center.  He was a member of Masonic Lodge 87 of Jonesboro, a member of the Evangelaires Quarter for four years and A WORLD WAR II VETERAN.  He is survived by his wife of 51 years Dorothy Amerson of McDonough; his mother, Corine Amerson of Stockbridge; daughters, Karol and Bill Burell of Jonesboro and Kris and Rich Roberts of Covington; sons, Russell and Josie Amerson of Jonesboro and William and Vicki Amerson of Suwanee; grandchildren, Heather Kirby, Misty Amerson, Bonnie Burell, Stephanie Amerson, Jennifer Amerson, Tara Elizabeth Amerson and William A. Burell.  Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Calvary Baptist Church in Morrow, with the Rev. Herman Wike officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Thomas L. Scroggs Parkway Garden Chapel, 1000 Forest Parkway, Forest Park. Interment will be at Forest Hills Cemetery in Forest Park.  Thomas L. Scroggs Parkway Garden Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. (404) 366-3522.

Ann Mae Burpee Thompson EUBANKS of Lake City died Thursday, April 24, 2003 at Crawford Long Hospital.
She is survived by her husband, Ozzie Eubanks of Lake City; daughters, Rhonda Ann and Jeff Cole of McDonough, Angela Hope and Rod Guarnett of Locust Grove; son, Christopher T. and Vicki Thompson of Locust Grove; sisters Virginia Hogue of Riverdale, Maxine Mobley of Fairburn, Viola Thompson of East Point, and Sue Smith of Forest Park; five grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her son Craig Carl Thompson and daughter Carlene Susan Thompson.
Services will be held at Parkway Garden Chapel at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27, 2003, with Pastor Bob McCurry officiating. Interment will be in Sherwood Memorial Gardens.  Thomas L. Scroggs Parkway Garden Chapel Funeral Directors 1000 Forest Parkway is in charge of the services. (404) 366-3522.

Monday, April 28, 2003

Mrs. Flora Gertrude Bartlett BROWN, 96, of Carrollton, formerly of Lake City, died April 25, 2003. MaMa Brown, as she was known by her family and friends, was born May 25, 1906, in Fulton County, to Charles Daniel and Lou Ella (Harlin) Bartlett.  Mrs.Brown was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Stockbridge and a past president and the last surviving member of the Atlanta Chapter of the Gold Star Mothers. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert (Coote) Newton Brown Sr.; daughter, Dorothy Conkling; sons, Robert Newton Brown Jr. and William Jasper (Jack) Brown; grandsons, Robert Newton Brown III and Franklin Hugh Brown Jr.; sisters, Mary Ethel Griffith, Nora Stephens, Eula Roberts, Edna Turner, Annie Kate Bartlett, Lou Ella Frawley and Laura May Bartlett; brothers, Robert E. Bartlett, Charlie Daniel Bartlett Jr., Thomas Hugh Bartlett, Harry Lamar Bartlett and Ralph Bartlett.  Survivors include her daughter, Florene Bartlett Brown (Eugene C.) Hammond, Carrollton; son, Franklin Hugh Brown Sr. of Houston, Texas; brother Don Lee (Dot) Bartlett, Cumming; daughter-in-law, Mrs. Robert Newton (Mary) Brown Jr., Lake City; 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Her Great Grandsons,  Michael J. Harton, Raymond B. Harton II, Wm. Dell Carson, Clayton L. Carson, J. Dustin Lloyd , John M. Brice will serve as pallbearers. Alternate pallbearers are Great Grandsons  Ronald S. Pilgrim, Jody C. Hammond, Robert Newton Brown IV. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Monday in the chapel of the funeral home, with the Rev. Glenn Anderson officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Park City Cemetery. The family received friends on Sunday.  Southside Chapel Funeral Home of Morrow, (770) 961-2828, is handling arrangements.

Mr. Ricky CASH, 52, of Jonesboro, died April 24, 2003. He is survived by his sons, Jamie Napoletan of Alabama and Matthew Cash of Jonesboro; brothers, Jay Cash of Jackson and Eugene Cash of Chicago.  Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Monday, April 28, 2003, at the Morrow Chapel. The Revs. Bryan Lee, Bob Willey and Karen Nelson will officiate. A private family interment is arranged.  The family received friends Sunday at the funeral home.  Pope Dickson & Son Morrow Chapel, (770) 961-2700, is handling arrangements

Wednesday, April 30, 2003

John E. (Jack) MORRIS Sr., of Riverdale, died April 29, 2003.  HE SERVED IN THE U.S. ARMY DURING WORLD WAR II and retired from Nabisco with 44 years of service.  Survived by wife, Myrtle Giles Morris; daughter, Sharon Morris Kimber; son, John E. Morris Jr.; brothers, James R. Morris and Donald H. Morris; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 2, 2003, at Carmichael-Hemperley Chapel with Ministers Wye Huxford and Billy Rowe officiating. Interment will be in College Park. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home in East Point.  Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home in East Point is in charge of arrangements. (404) 761-1138.

Submitted by Jean Harton

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