Obituaries - 03.29.17



William Jennings
William Jennings, age 85, of Lithonia , Ga., passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017.
Funeral services were held in the chapel of Horis A. Ward Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 with Pastor Bob Easterling officiating. 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.

Opal Virginia Anderson
Opal Virginia Anderson, age 55 of Locust Grove, Ga., passed away peacefully on March 10, 2017.
Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with burial at Westview Cemetery in Atlanta. Condolences may be offered online at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, 770-474-1231.

Theresa Ann Davis
Mrs. Theresa Ann Davis, age 55 of Locust Grove, Ga., passed away March 10, 2017. She was born in Miami, Florida to the late Joyce Elizabeth Pinner.
Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Interment at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.haistenfunerals.com.

Gary Lee Cain
Mr. Gary Lee “Duck” Cain, age 68 of McDonough, Ga., passed away March 10, 2017.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in the Haisten Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Chip King officiated. 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.

Thomas Ruskin McConnell, Jr.
Mr. Thomas Ruskin McConnell, Jr. age 86 of McDonough, Ga., passed away March 19, 2017. He was born in Charlotte, N.C. to the late Thomas Ruskin McConnell, Sr. and Lula Mabel Littlejohn McConnell. Tom faithfully served his country in the United States Army. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Carolina and his Doctorate from Peabody University. He retired after 22 years with the State of Georgia Division of Mental Health. Tom enjoyed wood working, was an avid reader, had been active in the Democratic Party, and had been a precinct manager for the elections in Henry County. He co-authored a book, “Cemeteries of Henry County, Georgia,” which is available at the Genealogical Society of Henry and Clayton County. With the help of his mechanical engineering degree, he and his wife designed and built their dream home. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jack McConnell.
Survivors include his wife, Ginny McConnell; sister-in-law, Elinor McConnell of Charlotte, N.C.; cousin, Sylvia Littlejohn of Augusta; nephew, Bill McConnell of Charlotte, N.C.; nieces, Beth Racis of Austin, Tex., and Susan Johansen of Los Angeles, Calif.
In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the Foundation for Public Broadcasting in Georgia, Inc. Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough, www.haistenfunerals.com.

John Lawrence Pruitt
John “Butch” Lawrence Pruitt, age 72, of Stockbridge, Ga., died March 20, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Ivan Walter Parr III
LTC (RET) Ivan Walter Parr III, age 82, of Stockbridge, Ga., died March 23, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Martha Kimbell Lassiter
Martha Kimbell Lassiter, age 82, of McDonough, Ga., died March 24, 2017
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Lewis Henry Carter, Jr.
Lewis Henry Carter, Jr., age 76, of McDonough, Ga., died March 25, 2017
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Brenda Elaine Tittle
Brenda Elaine Tittle, age 66, of Forest Park, Ga., died March 25, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.