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Thomas W. Flournoy East Newnan Baptist Church Member Thomas W. Flournoy, age 67, of Luthersville, died Sunday, August 24, 2003, at Beaulieu Convalescent Center in Newnan. The funeral service was conducted at two p.m., Tuesday, August 26, in the Chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Rev. Clarence Denney officiated and interment was in the Luthersville Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tom Hill, Ricky Ford, Carlton Jones, Irvin O'Neal, Charles Whitten, and Gary Spratlin. Mr. Flournoy was born June 12,1936 in Meriwether County. He was a resident of Meriwether County most of his life, was a member of East Newnan Baptist Church, and retired as a mechanic from a.O. Barber Lumber Company in Luthersville. Survivors include his wife. Mrs. Jackie Whitten Flournoy; one daughter, Miss Doris Ylournoy; a grandson, Blake Spratlin; his mother, Mrs. Lucille Flournoy Braswell, all of Luthersville; four sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Spivey of Hogansville, Mrs. Sara O'Neal of Alvaton, Ms. Mac Barber of LuthersviUe, and Mrs. Gladys Bishop of Newnan; and four brothers, Hubert Flournoy and Bobby Flournoy, both of Newnan, Charles Flournoy of Luthersville, and Billy Flournoy of Moreland. Memorial contributions may be made to Haven House Hospice, 5411 Northland Dr., Atlanta, GA 30342. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Thelma G. Brown Great-Grandmother, Former Seamstress Thelma G. Brown, age 92, of the Lone Oak Community of Meriwether County, died Friday, August 22, 2003 at Hospice IaGrange. The funeral service was conducted at p.m. Sunday, August 24, in the Chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Rev. Richard Campbell and Dr. Bob Atkins officiated and interment was in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville. Pallbearers were Jamie Turner, Eric Burke, Jason Ritter, Tim Daniel, Jack Parker, Don Welborn, Curtis McNeely, Chris McNeely, and John Weiher. Mrs. Brown was born August 8, 1911 in Heard County, daughter of the late William and Fannie Lou Harris Gladney. She lived in HogansviIle most of her life, retired from Economy Auto Store in Hogansville, and served as a seam- stress for the public. She was a member of Highland Baptist Church in Hogansville and was the wife of the late Melvin C. Brown. Survivors include thrce daughters and their husbands, Betty and Alfred Daniel of Lone Oak, Frankie McNeely of Gainesville, and Anne and Danny Burke of Hogansville; eight grandchildren, Peggy Parker, Tim Daniel, Curtis McNeely, Chris McNeely, Elizabeth Welborn, Jamie Turner, LeAnne Turner, and Eric Burke; and fourteen great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Columbus Library for Accessible Services, c/o Jo Gables, 1120 Bradley Dr., Columbus, GA 31906-2800. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Martha O. Kirk Beloved Great-Grandmother Martha O. Kirk, age 90, of LaGrange, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, died Monday, August 25, 2003, at Avalon Health and Rehabilitation Center in Newnan. Ms. Kirk was born December 8, 1912, in New{on County, daughter of the late Issac Hays Kirk and the late Hattie Hollifield Kirk. She lived in LaGrange for eighteen ydars and was a member of the First Assembly of God in LaGrange. A former resident of Hapeville, she retired from Morrison's Cafeterias and was a former member of the First Baptist Church of Hapeville, where she kept the nursery for many years. The funeral service was conducted Wednesday, August 27 at the graveside in Restlawn Memory Gardens in laGrange. The Rev. Mac Cartwright officiated. Survivors include her daughter, Sandra Nesbitt of Newnan; a granddaughter and grandson-fn-law, Marty and Leo Hohmann of Grantville; a grandson, Tom Nesbitt of Newnan; and two great-grandchildren, Joel Hohmann and Lily Hohmann, both of Grantville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Nannie Snipes, and a brother, Henry H. Kirk. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Raehael C. Pitts Sunday School Teacher, Church Volunteer Rachael Cochran Pitts, 77, of Newnan, died Friday, August 22, at Pointe Magnolia in Newnan. The funeral service was conducted on Sunday, August 24, at the First United Methodist Church of Grantville. The Rev. Darris Baker, Rev. Glenn Vogel, and Dr. Bob Martin offi- ciated and interment was in the Grantville Cemetery. Pallbearers were David Pitts, Mark Cochran, Carl Cochran, Jr., Cerry Cochran, Mike Madison, and Kevin Feil. Mrs. Pitts was born February 22, 1926, in Hogansville, daughter of the late Lucious and Pearl Parks Cochran. A for- mer resident of Atlanta and a former member and Sunday school teacher at Inman Park United Methodist Church, she lived in Plantation, Florida for 25 years before making her home in Newnan in 1997. She was employed as an executive secretary, was a lifetime member of W.S.C.S., and was always an active church volunteer. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Jerry Hicks of Peachtree City; two sons and daughters- in-law, Ronald and Susan Pitts of Margie Pitts of Gulf Breeze, FL.; Carl and Barbara Cochran of Douglasville and Marion Mary Cochran of Ellenwood; four grandchildren, Kevinl Kimberly and Mike Madison, Cassie Pitts, and Cochran P In addition to her parents, she was preceded in husband, Charlie Eugene Pitts, and three brothers Harold, and Ralph Cochran. Memorial contributions may be made to Association, 1925 Century Blvd., NE, Suite 10, 30345-3315. The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Hogansvil]e was in charge of arrangements. MaRie M. Jones Faith Baptist Charter Member Mattie McCurry Jones, age 99, of LaGrange, died August 1S at Twin Fountains Homes in LaGrange. The funeral service was conducted Sunday, August J the graveside in Hillview East Cemetery in LaGrange, ! the Rev. Charles W. Chapman officiating. Born September 26, 1903, in Troup County, Mrs. was the daughter of the late Harris Iawton late Georgia Belle Smith McCurry. She lived in Troup most of her life, was a charter member of Faith Church in LaGrange, and was retired from West Pepperell Manufacturing Co. Survivors include two sons and dang and Faye Jones of LaGrange and Huey Paul of Omaha, Nebraska; one daughter and son-in-law, and Troy Jones of LaGrange; eleven grandchildren', number of great-grandchildren and great-great-gran dren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in by her husband, Huey Erwin Jones, and a son, The Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Gospel Singing Scheduled for Saturda The Gospel Singing Crusade will have the next on Saturday, September 6. The singing will be held at ] West Main Street in Manchester. The doors will open at and the singing will start at 6:00. The music will be provided by FL., Damascus Road of LaGrange, along with some of our local talent. expected to be one of the biggest gospel singings we having this year. Please bring your family and friends come out and fellowship with us. As a reminder, it is a house, it will be hot, so dress comfortable. Make i I""'"'- Hummingbird Station A Change g ,..,.ooo. ! ".'"""°'''''c" BUlleIR00I#SMt. 1879 East 1103 Highway 34 675-8558 637-6621 Beeper: 1-800-312-3229 BODY SHOP . GLASS SHOP • AUTO REPAIR QUALITY WORK IN RE(XIRD TIME Downtown HogansviUe 882-0046 and Inside Ingles CAR. 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