Obituaries - 03.08.17



Harold Ray Parker
Harold Ray Parker age 80 of McDonough, Ga., passed away February 6, 2017.
Funeral services for Harold were held Thursday February 9, 2017 in the Fairview Chapel of Horis A. Ward. Pastors Reece Sanders and Richard Culpepper officiated. Interment at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered online at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, 770-474-1231.

Emmett Louis Dorris, Jr.
Mr. Emmett Louis “Lou” Dorris, Jr., age 78 of Locust Grove, Ga., passed away February 7, 2017.
Memorial services were held on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Locust Grove United Methodist Church. Rev. Floyd Carmack and Rev. Kimbrough Pace officiated. Contributions are asked to be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at http://giftfunds.stjude.org/loudorris. Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.haistenfunerals.com.

Jerry Neal Flowers
Mr. Jerry Neal Flowers, age 70 of Riverdale, Ga., passed away February 8, 2017.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, February 11, 2017 in the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.haistenfunerals.com.

James Larry Carlile
Mr. James Larry Carlile, age 56 of Locust Grove, Ga., passed away February 10, 2017.
Memorial services were conducted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Rev. John Sims officiated. Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.haistenfunerals.com.

Peggy Webb Banks
Mrs. Peggy Webb Banks, age 82 of McDonough, Ga., passed away February 13, 2017.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, February 16, 2017 in the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Rev. Al O’Quinn officiated. Interment at Sherwood Memorial Park. Contributions are asked to be made to Bridgeway Hospice Foundation, 354 Corporate Center Court, Stockbridge, GA 30281 (www.bridgewayhospice.org) or to Bethany Baptist Church, 4 N. Bethany Road, McDonough, GA 30252 in memory of Mrs. Peggy Webb Banks. Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.haistenfunerals.com.

Callie Sowell
Callie Sowell age 96 of McDonough, Ga., died March 2, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Charles La Raine Johnson
Charles La Raine Johnson age 83 of Locust Grove, Ga., died March 3, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Homer Wilkerson, Jr.
Homer Leverette Wilkerson, Jr. age 86 of McDonough, Ga., died March 5, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

John Lawrence Watson
John Lawrence Watson, age 91 of Hampton, Ga., died Tuesday, March 7, 2017. He was born in Wallins Creek, Kentucky to the late Clarkie Howard and John Lawrence Watson Sr. He was also a member of the Masons. Preceding him in death is his wife, Helen Watson; daughter, Jennifer Lori Ricks; 6 siblings; and grandson, Andrew Childers. John was a radio operator on a destroyer during WWII in the United States Navy.
Mr. Watson is survived by his grandchildren, Ashley Childers, Michael Childers, Kimberly and husband Jonathan Hall; and 9 Great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. at The Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Jonathan Hall, and George Owens officiating. Interment will follow at Magnolia Cemetery in Concord, Ga. The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.