Obituaries - 05.31.17



Cecil Emmett Hardy, Jr.
Cecil Emmett Hardy, Jr., age 80 of Stockbridge, Ga., died May 25, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Genevieve Wall Drake Streetman
Genevieve Wall Drake Streetman, age 90, of Stockbridge, Ga., died Sunday May 28, 2017. She was born in Vivian, La., to the late Clarence Wall and Allie Daphne Bailey Wall. “Ginny” was a life-long Christian. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and friend. She served the Lord through service at her local church. Ginny was a member of the Eastern Star and Ladies Oriental Shrine for years. In addition to her parents, Genevieve was proceeded in death by her husband of 42 years, Robert L. Drake, Sr. and her second husband, Harold Streetman.
Ginny is survived by her sons, Dan L (Linda) Drake of Savannah, Ga., Robert L. (Carol) Drake, Jr. of Woodstock, GA, Edward C. (Mindy) Drake of Kennesaw, Ga., Jim (Donna) Drake of McDonough, Ga.; sister, Martha McCrary of Rodessa, La.; brothers, Curtis (Millie) Wall of Vivian, La., and Bobby Wall of Shreveport, La.; plus, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Rick Statham and Rev. Randy Roberts officiating. Interment will follow at Cheatham Hill Memorial Gardens at 2:30 p.m. The family will receive friends on Wednesday May 31, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Good Exchange Cemetery Fund, 10709 Myrtis Texas Line Road Vivian, LA 71082, Attn: Gayla Jones. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannon clevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

James Edward Turner, Jr.
Mr. James Edward Turner, Jr., age 83, of McDonough, Ga., passed away May 28, 2017. He was born in Rome, Ga., to the late James Edward Turner, Sr. and Jimmye Louise Stansell Turner. Jim served in the Georgia National Guard and attended the University of Georgia. He retired after 40 years with Chrysler Financial Services and ten years with the Henry County Tax Assessors Office. He was an active member of Eagles Landing First Baptist Church, where he was active in the Cornerstone Life Group. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. ­
Survivors include his wife, Judy Brown Turner; brothers, Howard S. “Toby” Turner and his wife Kathryn of Tampa, Fla., and Thomas M. “Tommy” Turner and his wife, Cheryl of McDonough, Ga.; sister-in-law, Beverly Brisendine of Williamson, Ga.; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Dr. Tim Dowdy will officiate. Friends may visit the family one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions are asked to be made to the Eagles Landing First Baptist Church in memory of Jim. Arrangements are under the direction of Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence to the family, please visit their website at www.haistenfunerals.com.

Robert Ernest Kordet
Mr. Robert Ernest Kordet, age 71, of McDonough, Ga., passed away May 27, 2017. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio., to the late Ernest and Alta McClinsey Kordet. Bob was the owner of Holy Spirit Evergreen Nursery for 37 years. He was a parishioner of St. James the Apostle Catholic Church and enjoyed time on the computer, feeding the birds and was an avid reader.
Survivors include his wife, Dolores Kordet; children, Diana (Alfred) Maul of Pennsylvania, Robert P. Kordet of Germany, John M. Kordet of Vermont, Mary Atkins of Jackson, Ga., Fred (Teresa) Hodges of Forest Park, Georgia and Brenda Lamb of Locust Grove, Ga.; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; siblings, Patrick (Mary Lynn) Kordet of Ohio, Katherine (Tim) Plummer of Ohio, and Lenore (John) Gotzios of Greece.
A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. James the Apostle Catholic Church. Father Liam Coyne as Celebrant. Interment will follow at Lawnwood Memorial Park in Covington at 2 p.m. Friends visited the family on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough.

Ruth “Granny” Perry
Ruth “Granny” Perry age 79 of Stockbridge, GA died May 26, 2017. Arrangements are under the direction of Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough.