Obituaries - 03.11.15


Catherine Pitts Reeves

Catherine “Kitty” Pitts (Ragan) Reeves, 83, Winter Park, FL passed away Monday, February 9, at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida. Born in Locust Grove, GA, to Lon and Allie Pitts, Kitty attended GSCW and graduated from the University of Georgia with honors. In 1955, Kitty married Paul Ragan in Atlanta. The couple moved to Winter Park in 1956 where they raised their four children. Kitty worked as a Delta Airlines stewardess, and a 7th grade teacher before retiring to devote her time to her family. She is remembered for her quick-wit, sharp knowledge of world history, her competitive spirit and being the life of every function. She loved recounting family history, and enjoyed cooking. She was a devotee to the United States Constitution, the GOP and loved playing contract bridge. She was a Grand Life Master American Contract Bridge League member. She was predeceased by her second child, infant, Richard Arthur Ragan, and her first husband Paul S. Ragan.


Kitty is survived by her loving husband of 30 years, B.P. ‘Doc Reeves’, of Winter Park, Fl and McDonough, Ga.; daughters, Ceci Ragan Fenn, (Chris Fenn) of Cumming, Ga.,Tina Ragan McElyea and Cindy Ragan, both of Winter Park, Fl. and son, Paul “Stan” Ragan of Atlanta, Ga.; sister, Dorothy Pitts Olson; five grandchildren and a great-grand son; and four step-children, Lynda Reeves Hester (Reb) of Clayton, Ga, Kathy Reeves Hubert (Ben) of Atlanta, Ga., Scott Reeves (Michelle) and Jeff Reeves (Betsy), both of McDonough, Ga., 11 step grandchildren, and 1 step great-grandson.

Services were held on Friday, February 13, 2015 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic church. Burial followed at Glen Haven Memorial Park, Winter Park. Because Kitty and Doc made their home in McDonough for 25 years, friends and family are invited to gather for a memorial service in McDonough at the United Methodist Church where Doc Reeves has been a member for over 60 years. The service will be held on Saturday, March 28, at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow in the church fellowship hall.


G. W. Evans

G.W. (Junior) Evans, age 81, of Stockbridge, GA died Sunday, March 8, 2015. He was born in Stockbridge, GA to the late George Washington and Jessie Bell Puckett Evans. Junior was a member of the Stockbridge Masonic Lodge and proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Evans also served for 30 years as a City Council Member of Stockbridge.

Junior is survived by his loving wife, Mavis Evans, Stockbridge, GA; children, Fred Evans, Stockbridge, GA, Ray Evans, Brentwood, TN, Debra Corley, Stockbridge, GA, Linda Vernon, Cartersville, GA, James McDonald, Cartersville, GA; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Pastor Joe Kerbow, officiating. Interment followed at Stockbridge City Cemetery. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.


Nancy W. Bryans

Nancy W. Bryans, age 74, of McDonough, GA died Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Graveside Services were held on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Moseley Cemetery with Don Daly officiating. Donations may be made to Sacred Journey Hospice, 138 Peach Drive, McDonough, GA 30253. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com, 770-914-1414.


Roger Butler

Mr. Roger Butler of Atlanta died February 12, 2015. Watkins Funeral Home, McDonough Chapel, 234 Hampton Street, 678-884-5177.


Robert Marhal Muise

Mr. Robert Marshal Muise, age 79, of McDonough, Georgia passed away March 2, 2015.

Funeral services were held Friday, March 6, 2015 from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Pastor Beau Adams officiated. Interment Fairview Memorial Gardens with full military honors. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Min Yoon

Min Yoon, age 73, of Stockbridge, GA died Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Visitation Services were held Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the funeral home. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.


James Allen Chapman

Dr. James Allen Chapman, age 58, of McDonough, GA passed away Monday, March 2, 2015.

A private memorial service for Dr. Chapman will be held by the family at a later date. Haisten funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfunerals.com.


Thomas S. Brannan

Mr. Thomas S. Brannan, age 88, of McDonough, GA passed away March 3, 2015.

A memorial service was held on Sunday, March 8, 2015 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Maeser officiating. Donations may be made to McDonough First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 151 Macon Street, McDonough, GA 30253. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfunerals.com.


Larry Chambers

Mr. Larry Chambers of Hampton, Georgia died Febru-ary 18, 2015. Watkins Funeral Home, McDonough Chapel, 234 Hampton Street, 678-884-5177.


Jerry E. Peacock

Jerry E. Peacock, age 63, of Hampton, GA died Thursday, March 5, 2015.

Memorial services were held Sunday, March 8, 2015 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Chaplain Don Daly officiating. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.


Shirley Penney

Nancy Shirley Penney, age 71, of Stockbridge, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel with Pastor Bob Halstead officiating. Interment Hamilton Memorial Gardens, in Chattanooga, TN. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.