Obituaries - 07.29.15


Adalene Tolleson Hooten
Mrs. Adalene Tolleson Hooten, age 78 of McDonough, Ga. passed away July 19, 2015. She was born in Locust Grove, Georgia to the late James Samuel and Frances Lee Terry Tolleson. She was a member of Philippi Baptist Church and retired after 21 years as a paraprofessional with McDonough Elementary School. She was an avid reader and enjoyed crossword puzzles and sewing. She was preceded in death by her brother, J.T. Tolleson.

Survivors include her husband of nearly 59 years, Bernard Hooten; children, Karen Hooten of McDonough, Lynn (John) Toman of McDonough and Ken Hooten of North Carolina; grandchildren, Brianna Toman, Kyle Toman and Kendall Hooten; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Rev. Joey Seabolt officiated. Interment at McDonough City Cemetery. Contributions are asked to be made to Sacred Journey Hospice or the Parkinson’s Foundation in memory of Mrs. Hooten. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Mary Elizabeth Cellar Buchanan
Mary “Liz” Cellar Buchanan, age 95, of McDonough, Ga., died July 16, 2015. She was born April 11, 1920 in Pittsburgh, Pa. to the late Daniel Babst and Grace Lynes Cellar. Liz graduated from St. Margaret’s Hospital Nursing Program and was employed as a Registered Nurse in Magee Women’s Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA and Mease Hospital, Dunedin, FL for many years. Her husband of 62 years, George Buchanan preceded her in death. Liz was an avid gardener and a long standing member of the Clearwater Garden Club and Northwoods Presbyterian Church in Safety Harbor, Fla.

She is survived by four children, Dick Buchanan (Nita) of New York, NY; Terri Buchanan (Richard Shuldt) of Henderson-ville, NC; Nancy Buchanan of Tallahassee, Fla.; Marjorie Lacy (Bill) of McDonough, Ga.; grandchildren; Laurel Buchanan (Kelly Valliancourt) of West Hartford, Conn.; David Lacy of San Francisco, Calif.; Woody Shuldt (Sarah Wining) of Jacksonville, Fla.; Sarah Lacy (Jeff Tithof) of Atlanta, Ga.; great grandchild, Reid Buchanan of West Hartford, Conn.

A memorial service is planned for August 8, 2015 at the McDonough Presbyterian Church, 427 McGarity Rd., Dr. Rev. Olin McBride officiating. Online condolences may be expressed at www.csog.com.


Dewey Arnold Martin
Mr. Dewey Arnold Martin, age 80, of Locust Grove, Ga., passed away July 24, 2015. Mr. Martin was born in Madison County, the son of the late Launa Bullock Martin and Dewey Harold Martin. Mr. Martin was an active member of First Baptist Church of Locust Grove where he served as chairman of the ushers and enjoyed being on the visitation team. He served his country in the US Air Force. Mr. Martin enjoyed spending time with family and friends, working in insurance, traveling, fishing, spending time with his grandchildren and eating Klondike ice cream bars. He was preceded in death by a sister, Gloria Price and a daughter–in-law, Carol Martin.

Survivors are his loving wife of 56 years, Alice Fendley Martin of Locust Grove; daughter, Jennifer Orr of McDonough; son, Stephen Martin of Watkinsville; grandchildren, Pvt. Isabell Martin, Seth Martin, and Katelin Orr; brothers, Luther Martin of Griffin and Henry D. Martin and wife Pat of Cumming; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mr. Martin were held Monday, July 27, 2015 at First Baptist Church of Locust Grove with Rev. Kenny Heath officiating. Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery in Forest Park. The family requests that donations may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund or to the Gideons. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


William D. Hill
William D. Hill, of Stockbridge, Ga. passed away on July 8, 2015, at the age of 81.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 11 at North Henry Baptist Church in Stockbridge. Burial at Fairview Memorial Gardens cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


Melissa Suzy Cannon-Dupree
Melissa Suzy Cannon-Dupree, age 51, of Stockbridge, Ga. passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel with Gary Newman officiating. Interment at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


Shirley Ann Rogers
Shirley Ann Rogers, age 78, of Columbus, Ga., died July 24, 2015.

Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.


John Andrew Jones
Mr. John Andrew Jones, age 68 of McDonough, Georgia passed away July 10, 2015.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Contributions are asked to be made to Trinity Chapel South, 1957 Highway 42 South, McDonough, GA 30253 in memory of John. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.