O. Carney, 81, of Villa Rica, GA, passed away April 26, 2014 after a
final bout with cancer. She was born near Connellesville, PA, June 29,
1932 at home to her parents Edgar and Pauline Oglevee on Oglevee Lane.
She attended College at Alfred College in New York and married W. Kirk
Carney on July 5th, 1951. As a housewife she raised two sons that she
was proud of. The family lived in Indianapolis, IN, Haddon Township, NJ,
San Diego, CA, and Mesa, AZ as the boys grew up. Both sons graduated
from the University of Virginia with Bachelor’s degrees in Mechanical
Engineering. Lois entered the workforce in Cherry Hill, NJ as a florist;
a trade she had learned as a young girl from her father. Lois and Kirk
moved to McDonough, GA in 1977 to open and manage Oglevee Products Inc.
which at the time was the second largest private employer in McDonough.
Upon Kirk’s death in 1985, she assumed the role of General Manager of
Oglevee Products in Georgia. She became Production Coordination Manager
for all Oglevee affiliates and served on the Board of Directors of
Ogleevee Limited until she retired.
is survived by Mark and Suzette Carney of Villa Rica, GA; Bruce and
Denise Carney of Anderson, SC; grandson Christopher E. Carney of
Columbia, SC; granddaughter Elizabeth A. Carney Warren of Columbia, SC;
step granddaughter Ashley E. Evans of Anderson, SC; and step grandson
Harrison A. Barnett of Anderson, SC.
Flowers may be sent to Haisten Funeral Home on May 9 or donations can be
made to the American Cancer Society. Inurnment will occur at 1 p.m. at
Eastlawn Cemetery in McDonough. A memorial service and celebration of
life will be held at Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough on May 9 at 2 p.m.
with a visitation to follow. Haisten Funeral home of McDonough,
Malcolm Mikels, Jr.
Mr. John Malcolm Mikels, Jr. age 78 of Jonesboro, Georgia died May 4,
Survivors include his children, Karen Blackmon of Jonesboro, Patricia
(Bill) Kaufman of Dahlonega, Dawn (Doug) Drew of Peachtree City, Greg
Mikels of McDonough; grandchildren, Brandon, Zachary and Lindsay
Blackmon, Andrew and Olivia Kaufman, Kyle and Courtney Drew and Aaron
Mikels; great grandchildren, Preston Feltman, Kayden Blackmon and
Funeral services will be held May 7 from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral
Home. Pastor Dave Riley will officiate. Contributions are asked to be
made to the Alzheimer’s Association in memory of Johnny. Haisten
Funeral Home of McDonough, 770-914-8833,
Gail Barnes Norman
Mrs. Gail Barnes Norman, age 58 of McDonough, Georgia passed away
April 30, 2014.
Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Douglas Wayne Norman of
McDonough; son, Jonathan (Hannah) Norman of Jackson; grandson, Hampton
Norman; siblings, Elaine (George) Durden of Byron, Bobby (Pam) Barnes of
Broxton, Judy (Steve) Fannon of Warner Robins and Pam (Rex) Smith of
Ambrose; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held May 4 from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral
Home. Pastor Terrell Hopkins officiated. Interment Fairview Memorial
Gardens. Contributions are asked to be made to the Rheumatoid Arthritis
Foundation in memory of Gail. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough,
Martha Price, age 69, of Dallas, GA, formerly of McDonough passed away
May 1, 2014.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Charles “Chuck” Price of
Dallas; daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Ricky Whitman of Stockbridge;
granddaughter and her husband, Chastity and Greg Smith; great
grandchildren, Katie and Justin Smith; mother, Helen Martha Branch of
Riceboro; aunt, Lynette Brown and cousin, Carl Powell; brother and
sister-in-law, Sammy and Jackie Boney of McRae; niece, Nicki and Chad
Gorday and grand nephews, Cole, Sam and Jack Gorday; her 2 Grand
Dachshunds, Willie and Abagail; cousins, Elaine and Robert Hearn of
McDonough and cousins, Nicole, Tim and Ava.
A memorial service for Martha will be held at a later date. In lieu of
flowers, please make donations to Union United Methodist Church General
Fund, 4600 Hwy. 138, Stockbridge, GA 30281 in memory of Martha Price. Haisten
Funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833
Christine Jane Gower
Christine Jane Gower, age 84, of Stockbridge, GA died Sunday, May 4,
Christine is survived by her children: Rebecca (Jack) Gregory, St.
Simons Island; Robert (Joan) Mollohan, Kenner, LA; Jane Mitchell,
Stockbridge; Emily (Bob) Smith, St. Simons Island; Edward (Tammy)
Mollohan, Stockbridge; Greg (Kathy) Gower, Sharpsburg; Gary Gower,
Stockbridge; Carolyn (John) Warner, Jacksonville, FL; siblings: Thelma
Minnig, Mildred Minnig, Harry Crede, Delores Buhl, John Crede, Marjorie
Butler; 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services were held May 8 at St. James The Apostle Catholic
Church with Father Liam Coyne officiating. Interment Sherwood Memorial
Park. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Muriael A. Sikes
Muriael A. Sikes, age 91, of Hampton, GA died Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
Muriael is survived by her children: Larry (Donna) Sikes; Joe (Jenny)
Sikes; Betty (Michael) Ridling; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-children and
Funeral Services were held May 3 at Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral
Directors with Doug Lawson officiating. Interment Jones Memorial
Cemetery. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Lois Samples, age 78, of McDonough, GA died Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
She was born in Atlanta, GA to the late Harry Cleo and Eula Louise Rumph
Edwards. She was a member of Highview Baptist Church.
Lois is survived by her husband: Willie Dean Samples, McDonough, GA;
son: Virgil D. Presnell; daughter: Angela Allred; step children: Sheila,
Danny, Stanley; sister-in-law: Hazel McClure; 8 grandchildren; and 14
Funeral services were held May 2 at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors
with Rev. Mike Thomas officiating. Interment Forest Hills Memorial
Gardens. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.