Obituaries - 04.22.15


Lucille Mailand
Mrs. Lucille Mailand, age 84 of McDonough, Georgia passed away April 19, 2015. She was born in Brooklyn, New York to the late Fred and Martha Goertemoller Oelgeschlager. She handled the office work for the family farm and enjoyed sewing. Lucille was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. Lucille was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, William P. Mailand and by sisters, Elizabeth and Doris.

Survivors include children, Linda (Judd) Riedinger of Danbury, Connecticut and William F. Mailand of McDonough; grandson, William R. Mailand; sister, Pauline Tucker of McDonough, brother, William F. Oelgeschlager of McDonough; brother-in-law, Charles (Mabel) Mailand of Oklahoma; sister-in-law, Marion Mailand of Bohemia, New York; many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Pastor Dave Riley will officiate. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Park. Friends may visit the family Thursday from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. prior to the service. Contributions are asked to be made to the American Heart Association in memory of Lucille. Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com.


Peggy Jean Puckett
Mrs. Peggy Jean Puckett, age 80, of Stockbridge, GA, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

Funeral Services were held Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Chapel. Burial at Rosemont Cemetery. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.


Bonnie Tanksley Watkins
Bonnie Tanksley Watkins, age 84, of McDonough, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015. Graveside services were held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Contributions may be made to: The American Heart Association or the American Stroke Foundation. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


Lloyd Christopher Worden
Mr. Lloyd Christopher Worden, age 59 of McDonough, Georgia passed away March 31, 2015.

Memorial services were held Saturday, April 18, 2015 from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Wayne Smith officiating. The family requests contributions be made to the Partnership for Unreached People, PO Box 911, Conley, GA 30288 (www.p4up.org) or Sacred Journey Hospice, 138 Peach Drive, McDonough, GA 30253. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Opal Marie Mincey
Opal Marie Mincey, age 86, of Jonesboro died March 19, 2015.

Funeral services were held Sunday, March 22 at Eagle's Landing First Baptist Church. Interment Fairview Memorial Gardens, Stockbridge. Those who wish may send a contribution to Eagle's Landing First Baptist Church Children's Ministry. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


Annette Austin Faulkner Pruett
Mrs. Annette Austin Faulkner Pruett, age 74, of McDonough, GA passed away April 2, 2015.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 4, 2015 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Riley officiating. Interment Eastlawn Mem-orial Park. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Edith Bartlett Puckett
Edith “Louise” Bartlett Puckett, age 94 passed away on March 23, 2015.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home in Stockbridge. Interment Fairview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Stockbridge. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


Augustus Jerry Branan
Mr. Augustus Jerry Branan, age 71, of McDonough, GA passed away April 1, 2015.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 4, 2015 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Dan McKay officiating. Interment Salem Baptist Church Cemetery. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Dorothy L. Timbs
Dorothy L. Timbs age 70 of Stockbridge, passed away March 25, 2015.

Funeral services were held Monday March 30, 2015 in the Fairview Chapel of Horis A. Ward. Pastor Jeff Shelton officiated. Interment Fairview Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home -Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


Patrick J. Gillespie
Rev. Mr. Patrick J. Gillespie, age 72, of McDonough, GA, died Sunday, April 5, 2015.

Memorial Mass Services were held Friday, April 10, 2015, at St. James the Apostle Catholic Church with Father Liam Coyne officiating. A private inurnment will be held at Georgia National Cemetery. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com, 770-914-1414.


Robin Lynn Mason
Mrs. Robin Lynn Mason, age 52 of McDonough, Georgia passed away April 7, 2015.

Funeral services were held Sunday, April 12 in the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Riley officiating. Interment Eastlawn Memorial Park. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Mary Moats Steen
Mary Moats Steen age 95 of McDonough passed away March 28, 2015.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 31, 2015 in the Fairview Chapel of Horis A. Ward. Pastor Frank Brock officiated. Interment Fairview Memorial Gardens. Those desiring may send contributions to there favorite charity in lieu of flowers. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


Catherine G. Duffey
Catherine G. Duffey, age 87, of Stockbridge, GA died Thursday, April 9, 2015.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at The Chapel of Jonesboro First Baptist Church with Rev. Irvin Pearre officiating. Interment Sherwood Memorial Park. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.