Obituaries - 09.02.15


Delores Knowles Landis
Mrs. Delores Knowles Landis, age 82 of Hampton, Ga., passed away August 22, 2015. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia to the late James Edward Ware, Jr. and Lucene Bolden Ware. She was retired after 30 years with Ft. Gillem and was a very active member of Locust Grove United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir. She volunteered as a Pink Lady at Henry Medical Center and delivered Meals on Wheels. She also enjoyed knitting. She was preceded in death by husbands, William Alton Knowles, Jr. and Howard J. Landis and step-father, Peter Paul Madonia.

Survivors include her children, Michael D. and Vicky Guy Knowles of Cleveland, Tex., Kathleen M. Knowles of Hampton, Ga., Susan K. Crutchfield of Hampton, Ga.; grandchildren, Savannah Knowles, Will Knowles and Joshua Crutchfield; great granddaughters, Brianna and Kaylee Knowles; cousin Jerry and Maria Leach of Snellville, Ga.

Memorial services were conducted Saturday, August 29, 2015 from the Locust Grove United Methodist Church. Rev. Jim Buckman officiated. Contributions are asked to be made to the American Heart Association in memory of Mrs. Landis. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haisten funerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Myrtle Rodgers Glass
Myrtle Rodgers Glass, age 96, of McDonough, Ga., passed away August 29, 2015. She was the daughter of the late Martha Cordelia Selfridge Rodgers and James Otis Rodgers Sr. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Aldine Glass; sons, Allan Howard Glass and Thomas Rodgers Glass; siblings, James Otis Rodgers Jr. and Helen Rodgers Minter.

Myrtle is survived by her sister, Virginia Rodgers Fall, nephew and niece: John and Susie Minter; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Roger and Alice Glass and Gwen Glass Brannan; great nephews and nieces, Keith and Shirley Minter, Kristi and Steve Jent; great-great nephews and nieces; Bobby, Danielle, and Seth Minter and Andrew, Sarah, and Joshua Jent.

Myrtle grew up in the Henry County Oakland Community and was a long time member of First Baptist Church of McDonough. She graduated with honors from McDonough High School. Her first job was with the Internal Revenue Service. She retired from Fulton and Henry County Schools after 40 years of service.

Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough with interment at Eastlawn Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Dave Riley officiating on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. The family requests donations in her memory may be made to First Baptist Church, McDonough, Georgia or to the charity of your choice. Haisten Funeral Home, McDon-ough, www.haistenfunerals .com, 770-914-8833.


Edward L. Drescher
Edward L. Drescher, age 81, of Stockbridge, Ga., died Friday, August 28, 2015. He was born in Washington, D.C. to the late George Carl and Tayna Blevins Drescher. Mr. Drescher retired from the Air Force where he worked as a civil engineer.

Mr. Drescher is survived by his children, Kyle E. Drescher, McDonough, Ga., Kraig Thomas Drescher, Tampa, Fla., Kim Marie Swanson, Panama, Ill., and Karen Lee Brock, Winter Park, Fla.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannon clevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.


June R. Gwinn
Mrs. June R. Gwinn, age 65, of McDonough, Ga., passed away July 31, 2015.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date in Texas. Haisten Funeral Home, McDon-ough, www.haistenfunerals .com, 770-914-8833.


Michael Eugene Skinner
Mr. Michael Eugene Skinner, age 68, of Locust Grove, Ga., passed away August 2, 2105.

A graveside service for Mike was held on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at the Locust Grove Cemetery. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.hais tenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Ethel E. Klauss
Ethel E. Klauss, age 68, of Locust Grove, Ga., passed away Saturday, August 8, 2015.

Memorial services were held on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel. Condolences may be offered at www.horisa wardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


Hershel Washington Johnson
Hershel Washington Johnson, age 97, of Stockbridge, Ga., passed away Saturday, August 8, 2015.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at Fairview Church of Christ. Interment at Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Stockbridge. Condolences may be offered at www.horisaward fairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


Daniel Lewis McBrayer
Daniel Lewis McBrayer passed away August 9, 2015

Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home- Fairview Chapel. Interment at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


Betty R. Herren
Betty R. Herren, 84, passed away on August 12, 2015 in Hampton, Ga.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Horis A. Ward Funeral Home on Friday, August 14 with Pastor Dave Riley officiating. Interment at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered at www.horis awardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.