Obituaries - 07.08.15


Donna L. Keller



Donna L. “Nana” Keller, 65, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM on Thursday, July 2 in the chapel of Hart’s Mortuary, Cherry Street with Pastor Mark Powell officiating. The family will greet friends Thursday from 11:00AM until service time. Burial will follow in Cedar Ridge Cemetery.

Mrs. Keller was born in Atlanta, GA and was a para-pro at Riverdale Elementary School. She was a loving, caring, godly woman. Mrs. Keller was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Keller and her mother, Betty Eller Herrin.

Survivors include her son, Jason (Nicole) Keller; daughter, Jenny (Brad) Surfus; grandchildren; Matthew Surfus, Meagan (Chandler) Brooks, Haley Keller, Hannah Keller and Sydney Keller; father, Jack Herrin; brothers, Jerry Herrin and Joe Herrin; sisters, Lisa (Jeff) Butler and Kim (Tony) Worley; and several nieces, nephews and extended family.

Register online at www.hartsmort.com.

Hart’s Mortuary and Crematory, 765 Cherry Street, Macon, GA 31201 has charge of arrangements.


Charles Wright
Charles “Bryan” Wright, age 62 of McDonough, Ga., passed away June 15, 2015 in Henry Co., GA. Bryan was born on July 2, 1952 in Ft. Rucker, AL; a son of the late Alvin Z (Atlanta) & Jimmie N Dean-Wright (Smyrna). He grew up in Smyrna, Ga. with his 5 brothers and 2 sisters. Truck driving was his passion as he began to drive at age 18. From 1973-1975, he was also known as PVT E1 Wright with the U.S. Army. Being stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO and Ft. Hood, TX his position was a Motor Transport Operator. He met his wife, Andrea Smith-Wright, in 1986 and was happily married for 23 1/2 years. He spent his life loving his family and living his passion. Bryan never met a stranger and had the kindest heart. One could call on him day or night and if directions were needed, he knew exactly which way to go! You left us beautiful memories, your love is still our guide; and though we cannot see you, you’re always at our side. We will surely miss you. See you in Heaven! Bryan is proceeded in death by his parents, 3 brothers, and 1 sister.

He is survived by his 2 brothers, Tony and Dennis Wright and 1 sister, Jane Wright-Wilkins, wife Andrea, daughters, Katrina and Jennie, 4 grandsons and 1 granddaughter, 15 nephews and 11 nieces.

A memorial service will be held at 1st Presbyterian of Monroe, Monroe, Ga. on Sunday, July 12 at 2 p.m. Southcare Cremation and Funeral Society in charge of arrangements. www.southcare.us.


Ilon B. Webb
Ilon B. (Shorty) Webb, age 67, of Baxley, Ga. died Sunday, June 7, 2015.
Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


Mary Bess Turner George
Mary Bess Turner George, 77, of Stockbridge, Ga. passed away Tuesday, June 9.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 12. Donations in Mary’s name may be made to the American Heart Association. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


William R. Marsden
Mr. William “Bill” R. Marsden, age 82, of Locust Grove, Ga. passed away June 11, 2015.
A celebration of life service was held on Saturday, June 20, 2015 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Pastor William Bert Neal officiating. Donations may be made to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 397 Race Track Road, McDonough, GA 30253. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Judith Ann Morrow
Mrs. Judith Ann Morrow, age 68, of McDonough, Ga. passed away June 12, 2015.
A celebration of life was held at the funeral home on Monday, June 15, 2015. For those who wish, donations may be made to Susan G. Komen Foundation in Judy’s memory. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Samuel H. Iddins
Samuel H. Iddins, age 79, of Stockbridge, Ga. passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015.
Funeral services were held on Monday, June 15, 2015. Ken Davidson officiated. Interment at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the USO in Samuel Iddins honor. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


Charlene Harned Olive
Mrs. Charlene Harned Olive, age 61, of Stockbridge, Ga. passed away June 10, 2015.
Funeral services for Charlene were held Saturday, June 13, 2015 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. John Dewberry officiating. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Boyd Poteat
Boyd “Alex” Poteat passed away on June 15, 2015 in Barnesville, Ga. at the age of 90.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 17 in the chapel of Horis A. Ward Funeral Home. Entombment in the Fairview Memorial Gardens cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.