Obituaries - 06.14.17



Anthony Craig Spurlock, Jr.
Mr. Anthony Craig Spurlock, Jr., age 20, of McDonough, Ga., passed away May 3, 2017.
A celebration of life was held on Friday, May 12, 2017 at Wesley Way United Methodist Church in McDonough. Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www. haistenfunerals.com.

Ernie Phillips
Ernie Phillips, age 87, of Stockbridge, Ga., passed away Thursday, May 25 2017.
Services were held on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Bethel United Methodist Church. Interment in Fairview Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered online at www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, 770-474-1231.

Helen Ann Hatfield
Mrs. Helen Ann Hatfield, age 52, of Jonesboro, Ga., passed away May 25, 2017.
A memorial service for Helen was held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Chaplain Dave Riley officiating. Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www. haistenfunerals.com.

Terry Lee Harper
Mr. Terry Lee Harper, age 63, of Hampton, Ga., passed away May 26, 2017.
A memorial service for Terry was held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Gene White officiating. Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.haistenfunerals.com.

Benjamin Paul Danner
Mr. Benjamin Paul Danner, age 82, of Stockbridge, Ga., passed away on Wednesday morning, June 7, 2017 at Rockdale Medical Center. Ben was born in Sparta, Tenn., on August 14, 1934, to loving parents, the late Mr. Benjamin Clay Danner and Mrs. Jessie Marie Danner. Retiring from cattle farming and working the hay fields, he enjoyed providing for his family through public jobs as well. He had been with “Fotomat” for many years and he was proud of his contribution on the C5A cargo plane at Lockheed, Marietta, Ga. Joining the Army in 1957 as a supply handler for four years, he was recognized for good conduct. Mr. Danner enjoyed travel, fishing and was an ambitious treasure hunter. In addition to his parents, Ben is preceded in death by one daughter, Janice Maria Danner-Thomas; one grandson, Brett Marsh; and one sister, Barbara Smith.
He is survived by a loving wife, Judy Danner of Stockbridge, Ga., and two daughters, Rhonda Marsh of Stockbridge, Ga., and Angela Danner of Hiram, Ga.; also sister, Donna Sherryl Noble (EB); grandchildren, Andrew Marsh, Curtis Bockerstette, Shanda Thomas, Carie B. Poy and Shaun Thomas. Several other relatives and friends also survive.
The funeral service for Mr. Danner was held on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Horis A. Ward Funeral, Home Fairview Chapel with Rev. Andy Postell officiating. Interment was held at Horis A. Ward, Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge, Ga. The family received friends at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 1 p.m. Please join the family in honoring his life by visiting www.horisawardfairviewchapel.com to sign the register book and share a memory. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Benjamin Paul Danner.

William Nichols
William “Billy” Nichols, age 56, of McDonough, Ga., died Wednesday, June 7, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Horace Paul McDonald
Horace Paul McDonald, 74, of McDonough, Ga., died Thursday, June 8, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Richard A. Alford
Richard A. Alford, age 79, of Stockbridge, Ga., died Monday, June 12, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Ga., to Grady Samuel Alford and Ethel Pearl Mitchell. He was predeceased by his spouse, Nelda and daughters, Marilyn Vines and Valerie Crews.
Mr. Alford is survived by his children; Mark Alford, Lori Cagle and husband, Billy, Jerri Johnson and husband, Herman, Linda Latour, Myrtle Johnson, and Audrey Caldwell; 20 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 2 p.m. at The Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors. Interment at Fairview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 6-8 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.