Obituaries - 01.17.17



Warren Blanding Peterson
Warren Blanding Peterson, age 87, of McDonough, Ga., died Wednesday, January 3, 2018. He was born in Stevens Point, Wis., to the late Arthur Carl and Marguerite Blanding Peterson. He was a graduate of Michigan Technological University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and was a member of the Civil Engineering Honor Society, Chi Epsilon. He worked 30 years for the Soo Line Railroad and spent four years at the Transportation Technology Center in Pueblo, Colorado. Warren enjoyed the rest of his career as a consultant travelling the world. Called “Poppie” by his grandchildren and family, he was known to be hard-working and intelligent professionally while joyous and kind personally. Poppie was a gentleman through and through with a witty humor that would delight all. He loved his wife, children and grandchildren immensely, and he will be cherished by all who were lucky to know him.
Mr. Peterson is survived by his wife of 61 years, Peggy McInnis Peterson (called “Chichi” by her family); children, Lynna (Todd) Schmidt of Ga., Steve (Joyce) Peterson of Calif., Paul (Kristy) Peterson of Mont., grandchildren, Kelsey and Caitlen Schmidt of Ga., Emily and Jack Peterson of Calif., Mick Peterson of Utah., Lana Peterson of Minn., Greta and Julia Peterson of Mont.
Memorial services were held on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors. In lieu of gifts, please make donations to Michigan Technological University and write in that the donation be made to School of Civil Engineering in honor of Warren Peterson. Donations can be made online at www.mtu .edu/givenow. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals .com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Harold Marion McCarroll
Mr. Harold Marion McCarroll, age 82, of Locust Grove, Ga passed away January 4, 2018. Mr. McCarroll was born in Truman, Ark., the son of the late Anna Manes McCarroll and Ralph McCarroll. Mr. McCarroll enjoyed spending time with family and friends, spoiling his grandchildren and family, golf, yard work, and being active in his church where he served as an usher for several years. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his twin brother, Darrell McCarroll and a sister, Martha Ann McArn.
Survivors are his wife of 61 years, Shirley McCarroll of Locust Grove; daughter, Cinde Ivie of Jenkinsburg; son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Hiromi McCarroll of Lavonia, Mich., grand-children, Christopher Henderson of Griffin, Jennifer Ivie of Jenkinsburg, Shawn Ivie of Jenkinsburg, Cody Ivie of Jenkinsburg and Aurora McCarroll of Lavonia, Mich., and several nieces and nephews.
The family received friends at Bethany Baptist Church on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 1-2 p.m. The service was held that day at 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary with Rev. Al O’Quinn officiating. Interment at Eastlawn Memorial Park in McDonough. Haisten Funerals and Cremations, 1745 Zack Hinton Parkway S., McDonough, GA 30253 770-914-8833 www.hais tenfunerals.com

Roger Lee Patterson
Mr. Roger Lee Patterson, age 64, of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away January 14, 2018. He was born in Kingsport, Tenn., to the late Robert Lee and Edna Lee Crawford Patterson. Roger was a Avionics Technician at Rockwell Collins for 42 years. He attended Sharon Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting, gardening, and coaching softball. He was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Fulkerson.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Lynn Patterson; daughters, Shavon (Rusty) McKenney of McDonough, Ga., Leia Patterson of McDonough, Ga., Amy (Michael) Phillips of Gadsden, Ala., and Melissa (Ferrell) Davis of Sharpsburg, Ga.; grandchildren, Layla McKenney, Levi McKenney, Kaylee Phillips, Brandon Phillips, Ashlyn Phillips, Savannah (Matthew) Coggins and Megan Davis; great grandchildren, Jace and Laylen Coggins; sister, Pat (Keith) Dawson of Kingsport, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Friends may visit the family Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. A graveside and interment will follow at East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Kingsport, Tenn., on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 2 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough, Ga., www.haistenfunerals.com.

Shirley Ann Beasley
Shirley Ann Beasley, age 74, of East Point, Ga., passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www. cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Mary Carter Cash
Mary “Minnie” Carter Cash, age 88, of Stockbridge, Ga., died Thursday, January 11, 2018.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www. cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Joyce C. Sorrells
Joyce C. Sorrells, age 85, of Stockbridge, Ga., died Monday, January 15, 2018.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www. cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.