Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The funeral will be held at Austell's Trinity United Methodist Church.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Curtis Ash, age 80, was born to Eddie Ash and Beulah Alford Ash in Iron City, GA. He departed this life on April 27, 2012. He was known by several names including Curt, Ash, Reverend, Uncle, Daddy, and Daddy Ash. Some of his passions were: playing the piano, playing tennis, and jogging. In 1960, Ash married Emily Williams. The couple celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary in December 2011. They had three children: Antwon (who preceded him in death), Kay, and Curwin and two goddaughters: Runette (who preceded him in death) and Kara. He leaves to cherish his memory: his dedicated wife, Emily Williams Ash of Poolesville, MD; daughter, Kathea A. Ash-Green (Warren Green) of Austell, GA; son, Curwin Millian Ash of New York, NY; goddaughter, …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
First Lt. Jonathan Walsh of Kennesaw was killed by an improvised explosive device while serving in Afghanistan.
The body of a Kennesaw soldier killed in Afghanistan by a blast from an improvised explosive device will be escorted by law enforcement today following the arrival of his remains at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta. First Lt. Jonathan Walsh, a 28-year-old paratrooper, died April 22 while serving in Ghazni province. The motorcade is expected to depart Dobbins between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. and will travel north along Atlanta Road, turn right onto South Cobb Drive, enter onto Cobb Parkway, turn right onto Blue Springs Road in Acworth, right onto Old Highway 41, left onto McCollum Parkway in Kennesaw, left on Frey Road, right onto Shiloh Road, left onto Sandy Plains Road, right onto Highway 92, and then left on Mansell Road to arrive at the …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Obituaries of people who lived in or were from South Cobb.
Margie Foss, age 93 of Mableton, passed away April 30. She was a member of Leland United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker who loved gardening, painting, and cooking. Preceding her in death were her husband, Ted Foss and son, Ed Foss. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law: Paul & Berna Foss of Mableton, John & Sharon Foss of Pittsboro, NC, and Peggy Foss of Austell; grandchildren: Eric Foss, Amanda Foss and Wendy Foss; and special friend, Tiffany Read of Smyrna. The family received friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 until 7 p.m. Graveside services will be held at Crest Lawn Memorial Park on Wednesday, May 2, at 11 a.m. Arrangements are with Davis-Struempf Funeral Home & Crematory in Austell. Curtis Ash, age 80 of …
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Friends and family can visit the late Linda Sells on Sunday, and her funeral will be held Monday.
Linda Grace Snell Sells, age 68, of Villa Rica, formerly of Mableton, passed away on Friday, April 27 at Wellstar Community Hospice in Austell. She was born to John Victor Snell and Julia Velera Cochran Snell on November 3, 1943 in Atlanta. After high school, she married the love of her life, Leon Edward Sells. They had two beautiful children, Donna and Connie. She was a beloved member of Concord Baptist Church for many years. She retired in 2006 from Resurgens Orthopaedics after 23 years of dedicated service. She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Julia Snell. Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Leon Edward Sells; daughters, Donna Sells of Villa Rica and Connie Sells Smith of Douglasville; sister, Geneva Webb Barnes and …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Funeral services for Richard Reider and Phillip Flowers will be held Tuesday.
Eddie Palmer Cato, age 74 of Austell, died April 18, 2012. He was an Air Force veteran, member of Bethel Baptist Church, Latham Lodge #12, Sweetwater Shrine Club, Yaarab Temple in Atlanta, and had retired as ranger at the Girl Scout Timberridge Camp. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Edie Lynn Cato. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sadie Carter Cato; daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly Jones and Billy of Acworth; two grandchildren, Anna Marie Jones and Jackson Palmer Jones; two sisters, Mary Ellen Taylor of Phoenix, AZ, and June Wagner of Greer, SC; bother, Evans Cato of Valdosta. Funeral services were held Friday at 11 a.m. at Davis-Struempf Chapel, with Rev. Dennis Bellamy and Rev. Michael Crawford officiating. Interment …
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Her funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at White Columns Funeral Chapel in Mableton.
Lera V. Goggans Robertson, age 92 of Austell, passed away on Friday, April 20, at Powder Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation. Born to Joseph and Mary Goggans on December 18, 1919 in Grove Oak, AL. She was married to her husband, Ruford Robertson. They had three children, Gerald, Sandy, and Gwen. Robertson was a faithful member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church. She enjoyed traveling and gardening and was a member of the Friendship Club in Mableton. She retired from Kroger after 11 years of dedicated service as a NCR Operator in 1964. She is preceded in death by her husband, who passed away in 1977 and her parents. She is survived by her son, Gerald Robertson and his wife Judy of Austell; daughters, Gwen Robertson of Chamblee and Sandy and her …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Obituaries of people who were from or lived in South Cobb.
Carole Georgi Allore, 80 of Austell, passed away Thursday, April 12. She grew up in the Birmingham neighborhood of Toledo, OH and was a member of Calvin United Church of Christ. She graduated from Western Reserve College, and was a teacher for over 40 years. Her parents, Frank and Margaret Georgi, and sister, Fran Hanthorn have passed, but she is survived by her daughter, Heather Allore; her brother, Frank(Barbara) Georgi and many nieces and nephews. Memorial Services were held Saturday at the Lakeview Room at Presbyterian Village with Rev. Debbie Wells officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Crossroads Hospice, 1957 Lakeside Pkwy, Suite 500, Tucker, GA 30084. Mikhail Markman, age 61 of Mableton, died March 20. He is …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Meghan Foiles passed away on April 5.
Obituary from Thomaston Times - Meghan Leigh Foiles: Meghan Leigh Foiles, 18, formerly with ties to Fayette, Troup, Upson and Lamar counties, passed away April 5 at her home in Austell. With her salvation, her assurance in Heaven is secure. Meghan never met a stranger, and made everyone feel special. She is survived by her parents, Roland and Danna Foiles of Thomaston; birth-mother, Angela Downs of Austell; and a myriad of loving relatives and special friends. Those desiring may make donations to The Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia, 6065 Roswell Road, Suite #715, Atlanta, Georgia 30328. Funeral arrangements will be made through Parrott Funeral Home in Fairburn. Read more: Thomaston Times - Meghan Leigh Foiles
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Obituaries of people who lived in or were from South Cobb.
Patsy White of Austell was born October 21, 1957 and passed away on March 28, 2012 at the age of 54 after sustaining injuries in a car crash with her sister, Fayenell Engrisch of Mableton on March 26. She is survived by her mother, Eva Wright White Bentley of Austell; three sisters, Engrisch, Barbara Rainey of Powder Springs, Linda Sue Cotton of Austell; three nephews and three nieces. The funeral service was held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at White Columns Funeral Chapel in Mableton with Rev. James Turner and Rev. Robert Freeman officiating. Interment followed at Barber Cemetery in Mableton. Byron Rolando Meeser Minauri, age 57 of Austell, passed away on Friday, March 30 at Wellstar Cobb Hospital in Austell. He was born to Carlos Meeser and …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Obituaries of people who lived in South Cobb
Sarah Irene (Dutton) Buice, aged 81 of Mableton, passed away on Friday, March 23. She was born June 27, 1930 in Lawrenceville to the late Joseph J. and Romie Moon Dutton. She married her childhood sweetheart, Louis James Buice, on July 11, 1945 and raised two children in their 56 years of marriage. She was a member of Brownwood Baptist Church. During her career she worked for Sears Roebuck, Elson's Book Store, Pace's Bakery, Revco Drugs, and Sam's Wholesale. Before succumbing to health problems, Irene delighted in her church activities, baking and cake decorating, and talking on the phone. She was preceded in death by her husband, L.J. Buice, sister, Mildred D. Price, and brother, John R. Dutton. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-…