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{: HDGANSVI~ HOME NEWS - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2009 PAGE 5 V.S. Mr. Lee Roy Allen Apr. 30, 1927- Nov. 29, 2009 Army Veteran of WWII, Korea and Vietnam Mr. James Lee Roy Allen, 82, of Grantville, died Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009, at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. The funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m Thursday, Dec. 3, at the First Baptist Church of Moreland. The Reverend Daniel Ausbun and the Reverend Frank Powers officiated and interment was in the Grantville Cemetery, with full mil- itary honors. Mr. Allen was born Apr. 30, 1927, in Grantville, son of the late Ed Lee Allen and the late Eva Malcom Allen. He retired as Sergeant First Class from the U. S. Army after 23 years, having served during World War Two, the Korean War, and the Vietnam Conflict. Following his Army retirement, he owned and operated several businesses, returned to make his home in Grantville in 1987, and attended First Baptist Church of Moreland. Mr. Allen enjoyed reminiscing with his Army buddies and especially enjoyed participating in Veterans programs sponsored by the Newnan High School History Department. A beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grand- father, he is survived by his wife, Anneliese Allen, daugh- ter, Barbara Roberson; son and daughter in-law, Robert and Teresa Allen; grandchildren, Joseph Lee Roberson and Kimberly Coker and her husband, Jay; and great-grandchil- dren, Carson Coker and Payton Coker, all of Grantville. Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Billy Joe Booker May 13, 1940 - Nov. 23, 2009 Retired Funeral Director Mr. Billy Joe Booker, 59, of LaGrange, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, at West Georgia Medical Center. The funeral service was conducted at 7 p.m Wednesday, Nov. 25, in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. Born May 13, 1940, in Simpson County, KY, Mr. Booker was the son of the late Harry and Joe Evelyn Butt Booker. He was a 1958 graduate of Franklin-Simpson High School, received a B.S. degree in 1962 from Western Kentucky University, and then signed with the Buffalo Bills profes- sional football team. He graduated from Kentucky School of Mortuary Science in 1954 and served 26 years as a funer- al director and embalmer, retiring in 1990. Survivors include his wife, Paulette Booker of LaGrange; daughters, Branda Booker of Owensboro, KY, Berrie Crump of Clarksville, TN, and Buffy Bales of Nashville, TN; step- daughter, Tiffany Gay; step-son, Lee Griffin, both of LaGrange; sisters, Harriet Cummings of Lebanon, TN and Linda Booker of Franklin, KY; brother, Bobby Booker of Bartlett, TN; grandchildren, Nikki, Matt, Wesley, Matthew, Jacob, Taylor, and Amber; and close friends, Dr. John Kelly of Franklin, KY and Bill Dobbs of Louisville, KY. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Epilepsy Foundation(of Georgia, 6065 Roswell Rd #515, Atlanta, GA 30328-4011; Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home is in charge Ms. Camille E. Harrison Apr. 9, 1924 - Nov. 29, 2009 Member Harlem United Methodist Church Camille Elizabeth Harrison, 85, of Grantville, died Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009, at her home The funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m Tuesday, Dec. 1, at the graveside in Harlem Memorial Cemetery in Harlem; GA, with the Reverend Jim Massa officiating. Ms. Harrisor/was born Apr. 9, 1924, in Lincolnton, daugh- ter of the late Enoch and Lizzie Mae Richardson Harrison. She was a member of Harlem United Methodist Church and had rived in Coweta County for the past thirty years. Survivors include her son and daughter in-law, John and Jean Harrison of'Grantville; sister, Annie Ruth Thompson of Warner Robins; granddaughters, Teresa Eason of Fairburn, Tammy Harrison and Tara Callaway, both of Newnan; ten great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Mr. James R. Requa Apr. 18, 1916 - Nov. 24, 2009 Retired Teacher Mr. James R. Requa, 93, of Niceville, Florida and for- merly of Luthersville, died Tuesda3/, Nov. 24, 2009, at his home. The funeral service was conducted at 1:30 p.m Friday, Nov. 27, at the graveside in the Luthersville Cemetery, with the Reverend Randall Hodge officiating. Mr. Requa was born Apr. 18, 1916, in White Plains, NY, son of the late James Williams Requa and the late Emma Dewsnap Requa. He received his bachelors and masters degrees from the State University of New York at Oswego, and was a retired teacher, having taught on both the high school and college levels. Survivors include his wife, Lucille D. Requa Of Niceville; sister, Elizabeth Kelly of Newnan; children and their spous- es, John Sarno of Panama City, FL, Jimmy and Cindy Requa of Luthersville, Maria and Thomas Mosely of Freeport, FL, Melody and Fred Squires of Jupiter, FL, and Anita Powell of Freeport; sixteen grandchildren; and several great-grand- children. Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Sam Withers Mar. 1, 1963 - Nov. 28, 2009 Eagle Scout Mr. Samuel L. (Sam) Withers, 46, of Hogansville, died Saturday, November 28, 2009, at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. The funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Corinth United Methodist Church. The Reverend Sheila Crowe, the Reverend Darris Baker, and the Reverend Amy Arnold officiated and interment was in the Corinth Cemetery. Mr. Withers was born Mar. 1, 1963, in Charlotte, NC. He was a member of Oakmont Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, AL, and earned his Eagle Scout award while a member of Troop 93, which was sponsored by the church. A resident of Hogansville for the past six years, he served fif- teen years as an over-the-road truck driver for MS Carriers and US Express, and was recently employed by Papa John's Pizza in Newnan. Survivors include his parents, Bob and Betty WitherS of Hogansville; sister and brother in-law, Becky and William Watson, Jr. of Thomaston; nephew, Will Watson of Thomaston; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home of Hogansville was in charge of arrangements. The Hogansv~lle Home News does not charge for printing Funeral Notices. However, ~neral Notices submitted by individuals must be confirmed by a fimeral home before they will be printed. See you tn"cfiurcti We Sell All Types of Tires Sybil Harrison, SundayThe children will also be School Director at Highland performinga song duringthe Baptist Church, gave special drama. recognition to six of our Sunday Schoolmembers dur- OUR CHILDREN'S min- ing the Morning Worship istrywillpresentaChristmas Service held Nov. 29. play "Candy Cane Christmas" Stephen Adams, Jane at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20. Gottshall, Novelle Gray, This play tells the origin Robert Harrison, Sue of the candy cane and it's sig- Johnson, and Charles nificance to Christmas. Prather had perfect atten- Our children always do dance for the past quarter, such a good job and we hope Congratulations to all! you will attend and support We had our annual them in this event. "Hanging of the Green" serv- ice on Sunday, Nov. 29, and LOOKING AHEAD: our sanctuary is now beauti- We will have a fully decorated in Christmas Candlelight Service at 5 p.m. wreaths, garlands, bells, can- on Christmas Eve. Everyone dies, trees and poinsettias, is invited, Our Youth Group is final- TO KICK-OFF the Week - !zing plans to attend Super :7Y of Prayer for International, WOW Youth Conference in Missions, Glen Ferguson, Macon on Dec. 28-29. Missionary in Brazil for : :-Wednesday at Highland many years, was guest fullof activities, including speaker during Evening Bible Study, and Prayer Worship Service on Nov. 29. Meeting at 7 p.m Children Ferguson spoke of his and Youth Ministry Supper many experiences while at 6:30p.m and Children and serving with his wife, Youth activities at 6:50 p.m. Beverly, in Brazil. He also Everyone is invited. encouraged our youth to We encourage anyone serve the Lord now and con- who may be looking for a ,D iT tinue to serve Him as they :: ~church home to visit us this : grow to be the future lead'-: :.Sunday. Sunday School starts ~;: ers of the Church. The at 9:45 a.m followed by Fergusons are the parents of Morning Worship Service at,: our Pastor's wife, Heather 11 a.m. Bible Study ; Adams. "Experiencing God" is at 6 ~:. p.m along with Youth and "JOURNEY TO the Children's Ministries. Manger" will be presented at God is blessing Highland . 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec.13. Baptist Church in a mighty ,;~ The choir, under the way and we would love for directionofGingerStephens, you to be a part of it along with the drama team, Highland Baptist Church i.- under the direction of Cathy is located at 409 Askew .: Keith, have put in many Avenue. :~; hoursofpracticetomakethis For more information :;: an event that everyone will call the church office at 706- t:. enjoy. 6374217. :,/: I i ! t i SEE US FOR ALL OFYOUR 401(k) ROLLOVER OPTIONS. Natalie D Phillips Financial Advisor 380 S Davis Rd Suite C Lagrange, GA 30240 706-883-6138 EdwardJones www.edwa rdJones.corn Member SIPC Claude A. 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