Obituaries - 01.27.16


Larry McWhorter
Larry McWhorter, age 73, of McDonough, Ga., died January 18, 2016.

Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.can nonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.


Bert Thomas English
Mr. Bert Thomas English, age 89 of Locust Grove, Ga., passed away January 18, 2016.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Interment at Eastlawn Memorial Park. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Joseph Charles Sullivan
Joseph Charles Sullivan, age 83, passed away Monday, January 18, 2016.

A funeral service was held on Sunday, January 24, 2016 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Al O’ Quinn and Rev. Hinton Harris officiating. Interment at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery. Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com, 770-914-8833.


Carmen Lillian Nunez
Carmen Lillian Nunez, age 65, of McDonough, Ga., died Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

Funeral services were held at St. James the Apostle Catholic Church on Thursday, January 21 at 2:00 p.m. with Fr. Liam Coyne officiating. Interment at Georgia National Cemetery on Friday, January 22. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.


John Edward Huggins
On Tuesday, January 20, 2016 God chose to call one of His faithful and loyal servant’s home, and now he rests in His arms. John Edward Huggins, beloved husband, father, grandpa, great-grandpa, and friend to many was born on February 10, 1945 to the late Roy and Elizabeth Huggins in Whitfield County, GA. He recently celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary with his cherished wife Helen at Walt Disney World. He was a devoted alumni of Dalton High School class of 1963 and served honorably in the United States Navy as a Hospital Corpsman. He retired from both the Clorox Company and Air Tran airlines. He was an active member at Pinecrest Baptist Church in McDonough, Ga., serving on the CARE Team, ushering, and participated in The Well Sunday School Class and the Connection Point Class. Throughout his life he was always selflessly giving of his time to others, had a smile and kind word to everyone he met. He will be remembered for his devotion to serving his community as a Henry County poll manager, supporting first responders in many ways including going through the Henry County citizen fire and police academy programs. He loved high school football, Georgia Tech sports teams, the Liberty University Flames, and the Atlanta Braves. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Earl, Bob, and Ernest Huggins; and sisters Mable McEntire, Ruth Pippin, and Bonnie Jean Tate; and son Chris Huggins

In addition to his wife he is survived by his son, Tony Neal, Jr. of Dalton, Ga.; daughters Katrina Redman and her husband Wes of Lynchburg, Va., and Martha Huggins of Ashford, Ala.; grandsons Chadley Huggins of Chatsworth, Ga., Chris Espanet of Bethel Springs, Tenn., David Espanet of Ashford, Ala., and Lane Redman and his wife Crystal of Lynchburg, Va.; granddaughters Callie Molock and her husband Will of Southaven, Miss., Krystal Espanet of Cold Water, Miss., and Kari Redman of Norfolk, Va.; and 6 great-grandchildren; a brother Doyle Huggins of Atlanta, Ga.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and loved ones.

Funeral services were conducted at 4 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2016 from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough, Ga., by the Rev. John Anderson and Rev. Tom Miller. The family received friends from 1 p.m. until time of service. A second service was held at Ponders Funeral Home in Dalton, Ga., at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The family received friends from 1 p.m. until time of service. Interment at Colonial Hills Cemetery. Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough, is assisting the family. 770-914-8833, www.haistenfunerals.com.


Ken Shores
Ken Shores, age 72, of McDonough, Ga., died Thursday, January 21, 2016.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Bethany Baptist Church with Rev. Al O’Quinn officiating. Interment at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery. Donations may be made to Bethany Baptist Church, 4 N. Bethany Road, McDonough, GA 30252 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, donate.cancer.org. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannon clevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.