Obituaries - 11.15.17



Gary Wayne Steger
Gary Wayne Steger, age 74, of McDonough, Ga., passed away on Friday September 15, 2017.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel. Interment was held at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered online at www.horisawardfairview chapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, 770-474-1231.

Martha Dozier
Martha Dozier, age 83, of McDonough, Ga., passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel. Interment at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered online at www.horisawardfairview chapel.com. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge, 770-474-1231.

Leslie Parsons Stephens
Mrs. Leslie Parsons Stephens, age 57, of Stockbridge, Ga., passed away September 19, 2017.
Funeral services were held on Friday, September 22, 2017 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Thompson and Rev. Alan Burns officiating. Interment followed at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens in McDonough. Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough, 770-914-8833. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.haistenfun erals.com.

Ronald Crawford Woodring
Ronald Crawford Woodring, age 83, of McDonough, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. He was born in Ellijay, Ga., to the late George and Mattie Woodring. He faithfully served his country in the U.S. Navy for four years from 1953 – 1957. Crawford was a member of Glen Haven Baptist Church. He enjoyed playing pool, spending time with family and hanging out with friends at the Senior Center.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Woodring; children, Sharon Moore (David) of McDonough, Ga., and Andy Woodring also of McDonough, Ga.; two granddaughters, Meredith Moore and Macy Moore of McDonough, Ga.; sister, Margaret Hill of Ellijay, Ga., and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Glen Haven Baptist Church in McDonough. Visitation was held at 10 a.m. with the service at 11 a.m. Donations may be made to Sacred Journey Hospice 138 Peach Dr., McDonough, GA 30253 or Glen Haven Baptist Church 345 E. Lake Rd., McDonough, GA 30252.

Christiana Mishal Topping
Christiana Mishal Topping, age 48, of Jackson, Ga., died Monday, November 6, 2017.
Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www. cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.

Joseph Aldean Rosser
Mr. Joseph Aldean (Joe Dean) Rosser, age 55, of Barnesville, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at Wellstar Spalding Regional Hospital. Mr. Rosser was born on September 8, 1962, in Covington, Ga., to the late Aldean and JoAnn Rosser. Joe Dean was a true outdoorsman. He loved to hunt, fish (especially with his grandchildren), camp, and be outside enjoying nature. He was an electrician by trade, but could do, make, or build anything with his hands. Joe Dean was a caring person with a big heart, and a hard worker who took his job seriously. He was honest, trustworthy, and always had a smile.
Mr. Rosser is survived by his wife, Melinda Hoard Rosser of Barnesville; daughter Kristie Lynn (Chris) McEachin of Hazelhurst; stepdaughter Nicki Hoard of Sunnyside; grandchildren, Jodie, Hunter, and Mackenzie; sisters and brothers-in-law, Norma and Chipper Gardner of Griffin, and Lisa and Steve Petty of McDonough; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles who loved him very much.
Funeral services for Mr. Joseph Aldean (Joe Dean) Rosser were held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home with Reverend John Sims officiating. Interment was held at Locust Grove City Cemetery. Visitiation was held on Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Heritage Funeral Home 1512 Williamson Rd. Griffin, GA 30224, www.heritagefhgriffin .com