Monday, May 20, 2013
The funeral service was Saturday, May 18, in the Rosehaven Chapel with Pastor Darrell Johns officiating. Express condolences or share a special memory at www.whitleygarner.com.
Monday, May 20
Catherine Camp, 62 of Douglasville, passed away Tuesday, May 14. She was born Oct. 30, 1950 in Atlanta. She was preceded in death by her father MacGruder Bishop and mother Virginia Marlor. She is survived by her husband, James Camp; son, Jimmy D. Echols, Jr. and wife Fran; daughter, Judy Penfold and husband Bill; daughter, Jennifer Morgan and husband Daniel; grandchildren, Charlene Echols, Paul Echols, Brittany Morgan, Belle Morgan, Bass Morgan, Jack Penfold; father, Mark Marlor; sister, Agnes Heath, brother, Bud Bishop and wife Shirley; sisters, Ann Heard, Margaret Bennett, Brenda Priest and husband Phillip, Edna Chafin and husband Ronny, Mary Donaldson and husband Eddie; numerous nieces and nephews. Catherine was a member of the Needle …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
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Tuesday, April 30
Dennis Martin Hand, 61 of Douglasville, passed away Wednesday, April 24. He was born Dec. 16, 1951 in Atlanta. Mr. Hand was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was the proprietor of Corvette Originals conducting business more than 37 years in Douglas County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Caroline Martin Hand. He is survived by his wife, Ann Hand of Douglasville, GA; sons, Mark Hand of Douglasville, GA, Michael Hand and wife Irina of Marietta, GA; granddaughter, Michelle Hand; brothers, Kenneth Hand and wife Virginia, Stevie Hand and wife Fran; sister, Madelyn Lambert and husband Michael. The funeral service was Sunday, April 28, in the Rosehaven Chapel with Pastor Derrick Fowler officiating. Dennis will be cremated …
Monday, April 29, 2013
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Monday, April 29
Herbert Clay Fouts, 91, a long time resident of Douglasville, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, April 22. He was born Dec. 19, 1921 in Milton County, Roswell. Mr. Fouts was a miller and owned and operated Fouts Mill on Bear Creek grinding corn into cornmeal and wheat into flour as well as caring for livestock. He kept all his surroundings in a beautiful picturesque state as long as he was able. He was a medic in World War II stationed in Hokaido, Japan at the end of the war. He loved the outdoors and above all else his family and wife. He was very special and will be sorely missed by all who loved and knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mark L. and Pauline Thomason Fouts, his son Herbert Clay Fouts, Jr. and his …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
The funeral service will be Monday, April 29, at 2 p.m. in the Rosehaven Chapel with Rev. Bill Henneberg officiating.
Saturday, April 27
Jimmy Lee Robinson, 58, of Douglasville, passed away Thursday, April 25. He was born Jan. 8, 1955 in Gadsden, AL. Mr. Robinson was a member of Word of Life Church in Powder Springs and a former employee of Austell Box Board Company. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Montez Kirkland Robinson; brother, Elbin Robinson; and sister, Lorene Frost. He is survived by his wife Treena Robinson of Douglasville, GA; son, Chris Robinson of Douglasville, GA; grandsons, Logan Robinson and Cody Robinson; brothers, Howard Robinson, Jack Robinson, Joe Robinson, Danny Robinson; sisters, Cissy Robinson and Maria Robinson; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, April 28, from 4 to 8…
Monday, April 15, 2013
James E. Thompson was cremated and a graveside memorial service will be held Friday, April 19, at 1:30 p.m. at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA.
Monday, April 15
James E. Thompson, 72 of Marietta, formerly of Douglasville passed away April 10. He was born May 8, 1940 in McDonough, a son of the late Arthur W. Thompson and Otrell Hightower Thompson. James was retired from the U.S. Army and was a self employed electrician and plumber. Surviving are his daughter Angela Frady; son Larry Thompson; brothers Charles R. Thompson and Billy Joe Thompson. Mr. Thompson was cremated and a graveside memorial service will be held Friday, April 19, at 1:30 p.m. at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA. Arrangements by Whitley Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA Phone 770-942-4246.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
The family received friends at the funeral home on April 11. The funeral service was Friday, April 12, in the Rosehaven Chapel with her grandson Rev. Adam Walker and her son Randall Harris officiating.
Saturday, April 13
Elva Arbutus Smith “Bo” Harris Burns, 83, of Douglasville, passed away Tuesday, April 9. She was born Jan. 30, 1930 in Hemphill, W.VA. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Donna Salisbury; parents, Fitzhugh and Mary Smith; brother, Hugh Smith; and sister-in-law, Pat Smith. Mrs. Burns was a graduate of Concord College with a Bachelor of Science degree and Georgia State University with a Masters of Education degree. She was employed with the Atlanta Public School System at Ragsdale Elementary teaching first grade and later for Fulton County as a long term substitute. Mrs. Burns was a life-long teacher who loved working with children. She enjoyed writing children’s books and poetry, gardening, traveling, and playing bridge. Mrs. Burns …
Friday, April 12, 2013
The Funeral Service will be today at 2 p.m. at The First Baptist Church of Douglasville. Dr. John Pennington will officiate.
Friday, April 12
Mary H. “Suzie” Fowler, 93, of Douglasville passed away April 8. She was born in Atlanta, on Sept. 12, 1919, a daughter of the late Joseph Hodgson and Lillian Logan Hodgson. Suzie graduated in 1937 from Washington Seminary in Atlanta and then attended the University of Georgia. She served as a captain in the U.S. Army and was a member of The American Red Cross during WWII, serving in Italy. On Aug. 18, 1945 she married Alpha A. ‘Sonny’ Fowler, Jr. who was serving in the U.S. Air Force in Capri, Italy. Mrs. Fowler was a Sunday School teacher for approximately 65 years at the First Baptist Church of Douglasville (The Joy Class). A lifelong poet with two published volumes to her credit and numerous short stories she was named Poet Laureate of…
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Honoring his wishes he was cremated. His memorial service will be Saturday, April 13, at 4 p.m. at Douglasville Seventh Day Adventist Church with Elder Tom Carter and Pastor Sam Ball officiating.
Thursday, April 11
Henry ‘Hank’ Farrar, 86 of Roopville, GA., passed away Tuesday, March 26. He was born Oct. 1, 1926 in Patterson, NJ. Mr. Farrar was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Germany as a Sgt. in the armored division. He was a mechanical engineer in research and development and worked for Uniroyal for 15 years and was self-employed as co-owner of Stichbonders, Inc. of Franklin, GA., for 15 years. Mr. Farrar built furniture, did gardening, was a hobby machinist, and enjoyed camping, fishing, and being outdoors. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church for 60 years and was currently attending Heritage S.D.A. serving as Deacon and Elder. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Hewson and Albertina M. Roskop Farrar; son, Paul …
Saturday, April 6, 2013
The family received friends at the funeral home on April 2. The funeral service was April 3, at Heritage Baptist Church with Rev. Cecil Clegg, Rev. Kendall Taylor, and Rev. Gene Fields officiating.
Saturday, April 6
Walter David Howell, 57 of Douglasville, and most recently of Ashville, NC., passed away due to a heart attack on Saturday, March 30. He was born April 27, 1955 in Atlanta. A gifted musician, his works when heard inspired you with their peaceful melodies and uplifting chords. Multi-talented, he was a master craftsman with wood and designed furniture and art artifacts with beauty and function. Many of us were blessed with his humble and servant spirit, compassion, and concern for all whose lives he touched. His life was dedicated to helping others on their personal journey to wellness and life balance. In addition to his private carpentry business, his career of serving others included working at Kripalu in Massachusetts and Inner Harbor in…
Friday, April 5, 2013
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, April 6, from 3 to 4 p.m. with his funeral service following at 4 p.m. in the Rosehaven Chapel with Rev. Joey Rainwater officiating.
Friday, April 5
William Oneal ‘Grumpy’ Price, 87 of Douglasville, passed away Wednesday, April 3. He was born Sept. 24, 1925, in Anniston, AL. Mr. Price was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during World War II. He was retired from the City of Atlanta Traffic Control Division as an Electrical Engineer. Mr. Price served 30 years with Meals on Wheels and he never turned down an opportunity to help anyone that asked. He was a member at Pray’s Mill Baptist Church for 40 years plus, where he served as a Deacon, served on the bus ministry, served as a driver for the Senior Adult Ministry, was in charge of bus maintenance, and served weekly on the Finance Team. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Elsie Price; his wife, Agnes Price; and his …