Obituaries - 08.19.15


Sandra Collins
Sandra Collins, age 73, of Hampton, Ga., died Tuesday, August 11, 2015. She was born in Winterville, Ga. to the late Gilbert Harold and Gladys Estelle Gabriel. Sandra was a member of Henry Baptist Church where she was active in her Senior Sunday School Class. She was spiritual and enjoyed reading the Bible and mystery novels. She enjoyed shopping for antiques, yard sales, estate sales, yard work, gardening, and worldwide traveling. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Collins and son Johnny

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Mrs. Collins is survived by her children, Melisa Ann Chamberlain, Franklin L. Marshall; sisters, Patricia Nadine Green, Marsha Fay Love, Betty Ann Driver; grandchildren, Austin Brett Marshall, Joshua Lee Whittington; and great-grandson, Keegan Philip Lee Whittington.

Memorial services were held on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Henry Baptist Church with Pastor Archie Norman officiating. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Kathleen Duff Hall
Kathleen Duff Hall was born June 28, 1931 in Roane, Tenn. to the late Jesse Lee and Nellie Maude Duff. She passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 in McDonough, Ga. Mrs. Hall retired from J C Penney’s Catalog Distribution Center after 20 years of employment. She loved to bowl, pitch horseshoes and play Rook. If you happened to win any game when playing Mrs. Hall, you did it fair and square as she was a fierce competitor. She loved being outdoors, painting, building or working in her yard. Mrs. Hall loved to camp with her family and grandchildren as she made each trip more memorable than the one before. She had an unmistakable laugh that was contagious. She will be missed by all that knew her. Mrs. Hall is preceded in death by brothers, Roy Duff, Bill Duff; sisters, Mary Chamberlain, Alvaleen Conner and Margaret Wampler.

Mrs. Hall is survived by her husband of 66 years, Boyd Hall, children and spouses, Dennis (Ewa) Hall of Lilburn, Ga., Anita (Danny) Roberts of Gibsonville, N.C., Tim (Sylvia) Hall of McDonough, Ga.; brothers, Alvin Duff, Cecil Duff; sisters, Nina Raby and Ruth Wilkerson, all residing in Tenn; grandchildren, Phillip Hall, Samuel Hall, Justin Adamson, Courtney Adamson Widener, Jeremy Roberts, Katie Hall, Kasey Hall; and 5 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Loudon Memorial Gardens with Pastor Steve Meadows officiating. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Faye Benzon
Faye Benzon, age 78, of McDonough, Ga., died Monday, August 10, 2015. She was born in Jamesport, Mo. to the late Forrest and Bessie Dockery. Mrs. Benzon was a member of Stockbridge First United Methodist Church. She was an active volunteer with many charitable organizations including Elks and her church. Mrs. Benzon was a member of the Red Hat Society. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Bill Benzon, and her sister, Nadine Mann.

Mrs. Benzon is survived by her children, Lorie (Mark) Mattson of Stockbridge, Ga.; Chara (Rick) Prevatt of McDonough, Ga.; Jeff (Diane) Benzon, Stockbridge, Ga.; grandchildren Christina Mattson, Amber (Josh) Morris, Brian (Laura) Mattson, Chelsea Prevatt, Rachel (Cory) Bramlett, Addison Wootton; great-grandchildren Dillon, Sage, Aidan, nephew, and cousins.

Memorial services were held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Stockbridge First United Methodist Church with Rev. Jody Ray officiating. The family requests that donations be made at their local Elks Lodge for the benefit of the Aidmore Chil-dren’s Center or Stockbridge First United Methodist Church, 4863 N Henry Blvd, Stock-bridge, GA. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Jason Scott Lavendar
Jason Scott Lavendar, age 40, of McDonough, Ga. died July 10, 2015.

Services were held Thursday, July 16 at Jodeco Baptist Church in Stockbridge, officiated by Pastor Keith Fleming. Interment at Eastlawn Memorial Park. Contributions in memory of Jason may be made to Surfers for Autism. To make financial contributions to the family for immediate expenses, visit www.gofund me.com/jasonlavendar. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.

Eula D. Bailey
Eula D. Bailey, age 90, of Stockbridge, Ga., passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2015.

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 24 at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel with Joe Mauthe officiating. Interment at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.

Frances B. Chafin
Frances B. Chafin, age 91, of McDonough, Ga., passed away Monday, July 20, 2015.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 22 at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel with Walter Sandell officiating. Interment at Kelley Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.