Obituaries - 09.30.15


Virginia Kirby Thompson
Virginia Kirby Thompson of McDonough, formerly of Fayetteville, Ga., died September 24, 2015. She was 93 years old. Mrs. Thompson grew up in Atlanta and College Park. She was a graduate of Crawford W. Long School of Nursing and the University of Georgia. Her nursing career began at Crawford W. Long Hospital, and she became a member of the nursing school faculty. She took a break from her career to raise a family and returned to nursing at Griffin Spalding Hospital where she worked until her retirement. She was a member of Timberridge Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Kirby, brother, Omer Kirby, and husband, James Oliver Thompson, Jr.

She is survived by three children; Mary Ellen Wilson and her husband Randall, Omer Thompson, and Willene Wells and her husband David. She is also survived by six grandchildren; Chad Snow, Britt Snow, Jason Snow, Valerie W. Hicks, Olivia T. Haynie, Anna Thompson; and five great-grandchildren.

A private graveside service will be conducted by The Reverend Fred Young at Camp Memorial Cemetery in Fayetteville. For those who wish, donations may be made to Timberridge Presbyterian Church or The Salvation Army. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Evie Dianne Palmer Hogeland
Mrs. Evie Dianne Palmer Hogeland, age 71, of Hampton, Ga., passed away August 28, 2015.

Funeral services were conducted Friday, September 4, 2015 from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Pastor Eddie Mason officiating. Interment at Eastlawn Memorial Park. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com 770-914-8833.


Paul Douglas Adams
Paul Douglas Adams, age 76, of Jonesboro, Ga., died Sunday, September 27, 2015. He was born in Alabama to the late Raymond Lester and Velma Mendora Jett Adams. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro. He was retired from the Fulton County Deputy Sheriff’s Department. Paul was preceded in death by his wife, Delores Norma Adams.

Mr. Adams is survived by his children, David Adams, Chelsea, Ala., Deborah Kenney, Jonesboro, Ga.; siblings, Jerry Adams, Riverdale, Ga., Gloria Yearta, Phenix City, Ala., grandsons, David Jordan Adams, Chad Kenney, and great-grandson, Graeson Adams.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.


Marion Marie White Waller
Marion Marie White Waller, age 93, of McDonough, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015.

A celebration of life was held at the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home on Thursday, August 27, 2015. Graveside services were held Friday, August 28 at Sherwood Memorial Gardens in Jonesboro. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.hais tenfunerals.com 770-914-8833.


Oscar Miller Collum, Sr.
Oscar Miller Collum, Sr. passed away on September 11, 2015 in McDonough, Ga., at the age of 78.

A memorial service was held Sunday, September 13, 2015 at First Christian Church of Stockbridge. Donations may be made to the Atlanta Cancer Care Foundation Inc., 5670 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd. NE, suite 1100, Atlanta, GA 30342. Condolences may be offered at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel, 770-474-1231.


Jarrett Knight
Jarrett Knight, “Granpa Jarrett”, age 79, of McDonough, Ga., died Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

Funeral services were held Thursday, September 17, 2015 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Rev. Stan Berrong and Rev. Edwin Fannin officiating. Interment at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.


Stathis S. Cohilas
Stathis S. Cohilas, age 46, of Stockbridge, Ga., died Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

Funeral services were held Saturday, September 12, 2015 at Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Matt Grimes officiating. Interment at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.


Richard Fred Vincent
Mr. Richard Fred Vincent, age 64, died on August 22, 2015 in McDonough, Georgia.

A memorial service was held Saturday, August 29, 2015 the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com 770-914-8833.


Paisley Hasty
Infant Paisley Hasty, Stockbridge, Ga., died Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

Memorial services were held on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.


Amy Christine Brown
Mrs. Amy Christine Brown, age 39 of McDonough, Ga., passed away August 28, 2015.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Pastor Dave Riley officiated. Interment at Eastlawn Memorial Park. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com 770-914-8833.