Obituaries - 02.01.17



Helen Marie Kemp
Helen Marie Kemp, age 92 of Morrow died Wednesday, December 21, 2016.
Funeral services were held on Monday, December 26, 2016 at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Chaplain Don Daly officiating. Interment at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannoncleve landfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Jeanette Sweat Petty
Jeanette Sweat Petty, age 79, of Stockbridge, Ga., passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, December 22, 2016, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel with Mike Newsome officiating. Interment at Resthaven Gardens of Memory in Decatur. Condolences may be offered online at www.horis awardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, 770-474-1231.

Benjamin Weldon Croy
Mr. Benjamin Weldon “Bennie” Croy, age 73 of Locust Grove, Ga., passed away December 20, 2016.
Memorial services were held Saturday, December 24, 2016 at Haisten Funeral Home. Chaplain Derrick Keeter officiated. Contributions are asked to be made to the Henry County Humane Society, 46 Work Camp Road, McDonough, GA 30253 in memory of Bennie. Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.haistenfu nerals.com.

Vera Marie Fleck
Vera Marie Fleck, age 88, of McDonough, Ga., passed away on December 24, 2016.
Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.haistenfun erals.com.

Joseph Clarence Persley
Mr. Joseph Clarence Persley, age 28, of McDonough, Ga., passed away December 24, 2016.
Memorial services were held on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Haisten Funeral Home. Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfun erals.com.

Donna Lynn Reynolds
Donna Lynn Reynolds, age 45 of McDonough, Ga., died Tuesday, December 27, 2016.
Memorial services were held on Monday, January 2, 2017 at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.can nonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Julian Cecil Hand, Jr.
Mr. Julian Cecil Hand, Jr., age 75 of McDonough, Ga., passed away January 16, 2017 at Southern Crescent Hospital for Specialty Care, Riverdale, Ga. Mr. Hand was born in Fayette County on May 2, 1941 to the late Julian Hand, Sr. and the late Alberta Huckaby Hand. Mr. Hand was retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation and Moreland Altobelli Engineering Firm. He was a member of the Hanleiter United Methodist Church in Griffin, Georgia.
Survivors include his wife, Ibbie McClendon Hand; son, Mitch (Jackie) Hand; grandchildren, Cade Hand and Alex Hand; sisters, Edith (Harvey) Hall, Louise Ogletree, Mary (Earnest) Smith and Connie Hand; brother, David (Gayle) Hand; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Haisten Funeral Home. Interment at Locust Grove Cemetery. Friends may visit the family one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested contributions to Southern Crescent Hospital for Special Care, 11 Upper Riverdale Road, S.W., 6th floor, Riverdale, Georgia 30274 in memory of Mr. Julian Cecil Hand, Jr. Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough, 770-914-8833, www.haistenfun erals.com.

Dent Bloodworth
Dent Bloodworth, of McDonough, Ga., age 85, died January 23, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www. cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Sherry Land
Sherry Land, age 42, of McDonough, Ga., died January 24, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www. cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

John McDonald
John McDonald, age 72, of McDonough, Ga., died January 25, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Autumn Smith
Autumn Smith, age 40, of Jonesboro, Ga., died January 27, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.