Obituaries - 05.20.15



Jesse MacLandon Fowler
Jesse MacLandon “Big Bear” Fowler, age 15, of McDonough, GA died Saturday, May 16, 2015. He was born in Stockbridge, GA to Jason Edward and Joanie Marie Luense Fowler. He was a member of Salem Baptist Church. Jesse attended Skipstone Christian Academy and played football for the Warriors. He was selected as the Offensive Lineman of the year. He was affectionately known as “Big Bear” to the entire student body, staff, faculty and coaches. Jesse was a devoted son, grandson, great- grandson, brother, cousin and friend to many.

Jesse is survived by his father, Jason Edward Fowler, McDon-ough; mother, Joanie Marie Luense, Macon; grandparents, Major Eddie L. and Betty Walker Fowler, McDonough; sister, Abby Fowler, McDon-ough; brothers, Seth Fowler, McDonough, Brandon Sutton, Macon; grandfather, Dennis and Pat Luense, Austell; grandmother, Deborah Williams, Macon; aunts and uncles, Amy and David Powers, Woodstock, Ashley and Nick Anderson, Griffin; Janet Graham, Macon; Jason Luense, Macon; great-grandmother, Jean Walker, Griffin; cousins, Justin Powers, Skylar Powers, Lindyn Powers, and Collin Anderson.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Salem Baptist Church, McDonough with Pastor Richard Statham and Pastor Dan McKay officiating. Interment will follow at Cathedral of Praise, Digby, GA. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 6 - 9 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jesse's name to Skipstone Christian Academy Athletic Fund, 600 Baptist Camp Road, Griffin, GA, 30223. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.



James B. Thomas
James B. Thomas, age 81, of McDonough, GA died Friday, May 15, 2015. He was born in Maryville, TN to the late William Henry and Liddy Hicks Thomas. He was a member of True Christian Fellowship.

Mr. Thomas is survived by his wife, Kathleen Faye Thomas, McDonough, GA; sons, Garry James (Carolyn) Thomas, Griffin, GA, Michael Allen Thomas, McDonough, GA; grandchildren, Cassidi Meadow Thomas, Joshua Merle Warner, Tracy McDaniels, Samantha Bell, 8 great-grand children; siblings, Bobbie Joe Smith and Imogene Lawson, Maryville, TN.

Funeral Services were held Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Rev. Robert Denson, Sr. officiating. Inter-ment at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770- 914-1414.


Orville Phillip Dunn
Mr. Orville Phillip “O.P.” Dunn, age 68 of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away May 1, 2015.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from the Pristine Chapel in Jonesboro. Contributions are asked to be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or the Wounded Warrior Project in memory of Phillip. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfunerals.com


Dorothy Couch
Dorothy Couch, age 73, of Stockbridge, passed away Friday, May 1, 2015.
Graveside services were held Monday, May 4, 2015, at Harrisonville Cemetery. www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


Betty James Lohman
Mrs. Betty James Lohman, age 89, of McDonough, GA formerly of New Braunfels, TX, died May 6, 2015.

Funeral services for Mrs. Lohman were held Monday, May 11, 2015 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Randall Lohman officiating. Interment at Fort Sam Houston Cemetery. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfunerals.com.


Edgar Alverson, Sr.
Edgar “Ed” Alverson, Sr., age 87, of Stockbridge, GA died May 3, 2015.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Fairview Chapel at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home with McDonough Christian Church Sr. Minister Paul Leslie officiating. Interment at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stock-bridge. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the Hidden Valley Senior Center, 600 Spraggins Memorial Pkwy, Stockbridge, GA 30281. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, 770-474-1231.


Jennifer Lynn Jones
Ms. Jennifer Lynn Jones, age 52, of Stockbridge, GA passed away May 7, 2015.

A memorial service was held Monday, May 11 in the chapel with Pastor Dave Riley officiating. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfunerals.com.


Betty Walker
Betty Walker, age 85, of Stockbridge, GA passed away Monday, May 11, 2015.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel with Pastor Joe Hughes officiating. Interment at Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery in Grayson. Condol-ences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, 770-474-1231.


Mable Andress Bowen
Mrs. Mable Andress Bowen, age 96, of Stockbridge, GA, formerly of N. Charleston, SC, passed away May 7, 2015.

Funeral services for Mrs. Bowen were held Saturday, May 9, 2015 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Dennis Terry officiating. Interment at Greenwood and Serenity Cemetery in Montgomery, AL. Donations may be made to Southern Grace Hospice, 364 Racetrack Road, McDonough, GA 30253. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfunerals.com.


Michael Sander Anderson
Mr. Michael Sander Anderson, age 67, of McDonough, GA passed away May 7, 2015.

Funeral services for Mr. Anderson were held Thursday, May 14, 2015 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Chaplain Donald G. Bowen officiating. Interment was at Eastlawn Memorial Park in McDonough. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfunerals.com.