Obituaries - 04.01.15


Frances Greer Mitchell
Frances Greer Mitchell, age 95, of Hampton, GA, passed away March 27, 2015. Frances was born in Hampton, the daughter of the late Jesse Marvin Greer and Juliette Payne Greer. She was a long time member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church; she enjoyed reading and gardening; and she was well known in the community for her sewing ability. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Wesley Mitchell; brothers, Manley, Thomas, and Reuben Greer; and sisters, Mary Greer Nadol and Faye Greer Craig.

Survivors are her children, Dianne Mitchell Elkins, Gail Mitchell (Billy) Ferrell, John W. (Susan) Mitchell, and Audrey Mitchell Moseley; grandchil-dren James (Teresa) Vickery, Shannon (John) Mallard, Charles (Suzette) Ferrell, Kim Ferrell Alexander, Christopher Mitchell, Timothy (Ginger) Mitchell, Tipp (Jennifer) Moseley, and Marlee (Adam) Tart; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and sisters Joann Greer Thrasher and Betty Greer Floyd.

Funeral services were held Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Haisten Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Mike Henderson officiating. Interment Liberty Hill Cemetery. For those who wish, donations may be made to Liberty Hill Baptist Church, 2957 Mt. Carmel Road, Hampton, Georgia 30228. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Elizabeth A. Tant
Mrs. Elizabeth A. Tant, age 82 of McDonough, Georgia passed away March 29, 2015. She was born in Atlanta to the late Lewis Carlton and Lula Mae Williams Kilgore. Elizabeth retired after 30 years with the Newcomb Spring Company and enjoyed painting and crafts.

Survivors include her husband of 64 years, John Tant, Jr. of McDonough; son, Michael (Edith) Tant of McDonough; granddaughters, Andrea (Brad) Parker of McDonough, Shannon (Tony) Brown of Locust Grove; great grandsons, Ryan, Chase and Chandler Brown; brother, Carl Kilgore of Athens.

Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 1 from the Crestlawn Memorial Park, 2000 Marietta Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30318. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Faye Munroe
Faye Munroe, age 77, of Stockbridge, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2015.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel. Interment Forest Hills Memorial Park. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, 770-474-1231.


Ben Henderson Sims
Ben Henderson Sims, age 59, of Hampton, GA passed away March 11, 2015.

A memorial service for Ben was held on Monday, March 16 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Riley officiating. Donations may be made to Noah’s Ark Animal Rehabilita-tion Center, 712 Locust Grove Griffin Road, Locust Grove, GA 30248 or on line www.noahs-ark.org in Ben Sims memory. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfunerals.com.


Hazel M. Bruce
Mrs. Hazel M. “Tiny” Bruce, age 62, of Locust Grove, GA passed away March 12, 2015.

A graveside service for Tiny was held Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville. Hasten Funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfunerals.com.


John Vinson Martin
Mr. John Vinson Martin, age 58 of Hampton, Georgia passed away March 14, 2015.

Memorial services were held Friday, March 20, 2015 at the McDonough Christian Church. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfunerals.com.


Thomas Robert Bagwell
Mr. Thomas Robert Bagwell, age 85, of McDonough, GA passed away March 18, 2015.

Funeral services for Mr. Bagwell were held Saturday, March 21, 2015 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Statham and Rev. Dan McKay officiating. Interment Eastlawn Memorial Park. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfunerals.com.


Annie Marie Mills
Mrs. Annie Marie Mills, age 87 of Jackson, Georgia passed away March 16, 2015.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 18 from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in College Park. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfunerals.com.


Daryl Lynn Ball
Ms. Daryl Lynn Ball, age 50 of Senoia, Georgia passed away March 15, 2015.

Funeral services were held Friday, March 20, 2015 from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Pastor Ken Martin officiated. Interment Eastlawn Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to the Moog Center for Deaf Education, 12300 S. 40 Drive, St. Louis, MO 63141 or www.moogcenter.org in memory of Lynn. Haisten Funeral Home, McDon ough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfunerals.com.


Harry T. Thornton
Harry T. Thornton died March 20, 2015. Murray Brothers Funeral Home, 404-349-3000.


Curry Michael Murphy
Curry Michael “Mickey” Murphy, age 73, of McDonough, GA died Saturday, March 21, 2015.

Memorial Services were held Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Robin Murphy and Don Murphy officiating. Interment Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to any Animal Rescue of your choice. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.