Obituaries - 01.11.17



Kathryn Rosa Burdett
Kathryn Rosa Burdett, age 96 of Stockbridge, Ga., died Thursday, December 1, 2016.
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Rev. Jerry Stewart officiating. Donations may be made to Lorraine Pentecostal Church, 4140 Union Church Road McDonough, GA 30253. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Kathleen Youmans Griffin
Mrs. Kathleen Youmans Griffin, age 93, passed away Sunday, December 18.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, December 20 in the Chapel of Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Stockbridge, with a special friend of the family Mr. Ramon Garcia, providing the tribute to Kathleen. Interment at New Hope Cemetery in Lexsy, Georgia. Condolences may be offered online at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, 770-474-1231.

Myra Charlene Stephens Alexander
Mrs. Myra Charlene Stephens Alexander, age 46 of Locust Grove, Ga., passed away December 20, 2016.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at the Haisten Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Doug Gilreath officiated. Interment at Locust Grove Cemetery. Contributions are asked to be made to www.apsfa.org or http://gofund .me/myra-charlene-alexander in memory of Charlene. Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.haistenfunerals.com.

Edna Mae Huckaby Whitaker
Mrs. Edna Mae Huckaby Whitaker, age 99, of McDonough, Ga., passed away January 3, 2017. She was born in Spalding County the daughter of the late Tommie L. Hatton Huckaby and Otis R. Huckaby. Mrs. Whitaker enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, camping, sewing, crocheting, playing bingo and other games at the assisted living home. She was the oldest member of McDonough First United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Luther Whitaker, SR; son, Jim Whitaker and 12 siblings.
Survivors are her daughter, Joan Hall of Athens; daughter-in-law, Pat Whitaker of McDonough; grandchildren, Randy Hall (Shana) of Commerce, Susan Harvey (Tommy) of Statham, and Karen Maddox (Marty) of Jackson; great grandchildren, Kyle Harvey (Beth), Cole Harvey (Penny), Ryan Maddox, and Maddi Hurd; great-great grandson, Thomas Harvey.
Funeral services for Mrs. Whitaker were held on Friday, January 6, 2017 at noon at McDonough First United Methodist Church with Rev. Rick Maeser officiating. The family received friends at the church January 6 from 11 a.m.-noon. Interment at Eastlawn Memorial Park. Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.haistenfunerals.com.

Billy Almand Powell
Billy Almand Powell, age 85 of McDonough, Ga., died Wednesday, January 4, 2017. He was born in Dublin, Georgia to the late James William Powell and Minnie Leah Dominy. He was preceded in death by his son, Billy Powell; two sisters, Loretta Rucker and Jeanette Chamblee. Billy was a member of First Baptist Church in McDonough where he served as a deacon for many years. He served in the Navy during the Korean conflict. Mr. Powell enjoyed hunting, fishing and racing on Daytona Beach before Nascar. He retired in 1994 from American National Can/Rexam.
Billy is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary Beatrice Powell; children and their spouses, Denise and Mike Coffey, of Orlando, Fla., Brenda and Roger Sevigny, of Hendersonville, Tenn., Tim and Kathy Powell, of McDonough, Ga., Kathy and Chuck Beaver, of Oakland, Tenn.; 15 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at McDonough First Baptist Church with Pastor Charles Thomas officiating. Entombment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. before the service at the church. Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to the McDonough First Baptist Church, 101 Macon St. McDonough, GA 30253. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannon clevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Andrew Clark Hunt
Andrew Clark Hunt, age 81 of Barnesville, Ga., died Monday, January 9, 2017.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Barnesville, 375 Thomaston Street, Barnesville Ga 30204. South-Care Cremation and Funeral Society. 770-692-1181, www.southcare.us.