Obituaries - 04.19.17



Mark Vernon Roberts
Mark Vernon Roberts, age 56, of Locust Grove, Ga., passed away March 29, 2017.
A memorial service for Mark will be held at a later date by the family. Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.haistenfunerals.com.

Karen Ann Roddy Radney
Karen Ann Roddy Radney, age 52, of Stockbridge, Ga., passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Fairview Chapel with Alan Burns 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

Don Henry Pye
Rev. Don Henry Pye, age 81, of Locust Grove, Ga., passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017 at home surrounded by his loved ones.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 2 p.m at McDonough First Assembly of God. Rev. Joey Seabolt and Rev. Steve Snider officiated. Interment at Locust Grove City Cemetery. Friends visited with the family on Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. The family requests donations be made to the mission programs at McDonough First Assembly of God, P.O. Box 1865, McDonough, GA 30253, or Philippi Baptist Church, 2355 Old Jackson Road, Locust Grove, GA 30248. Heritage Funeral Home 1512 Williamson Rd. Griffin, Ga 30224 www.heritagefhgriffin.com

Jonathan Zorn Walton
Jonathan Zorn Walton age 71 of Jonesboro, Ga., died April 10, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Dallas Jarrett Brown
Dallas Jarrett Brown, age 35, of Covington, Ga., died April 14, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Barbara Jean Clements
Barbara Jean Clements, age 79, of Peachtree City, Ga., died April 16, 2017.
Memorial Services to take place at a later date.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Mary Elizabeth Hooper Chafin
Mary Elizabeth Hooper Chafin, age 91, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and a great-grandmother, died peacefully in her home on the farm in Stockbridge on Monday, April 17, 2017. Mary was born in the Snapping Shoals community to the late Carl and Lennie Maddox Hooper. She was preceded in death by her three brothers, Carlton Hooper, Billy Hooper, and Johnny Hooper; and her two sisters, Voyhtelle Spears, and Jeanette Brooks.
Survivors include her husband of 70 years, Lawson G. Chafin of Stockbridge; daughters: Lynn (Mike) Carden of Huntsville, Alabama; Laurie (Gray) Brannan of Stockbridge; and Suzanne (Ronald) Kelley of McDonough; four grandchildren: Amy (Jason) Dilocker, Philip Carden, Matthew (Kelly) Brannan, Patrick (Lindsey) Kelley; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Kelley Presbyterian Church, in McDonough with Rev. Dr. Ron Gilmer officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive visitors at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors on Friday, April 21, 2017, from 5-7 p.m. In Lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to Kelley Presbyterian Church, 3637 Airline Road, McDonough, Georgia 30252. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannon clevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Merle Adams Manders
Mrs. Merle Adams Manders, age 80, of Stockbridge, Ga., passed away April 17, 2017.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Rev. Tim Lewis officiated. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions are asked to be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in memory of Merle. Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.haistenfunerals.com.