Obituaries

Marie Register

Marie Register of Forest Park passed away Monday, Aug. 4, 2003.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 in Dickson's Morrow Chapel with the Rev. Hart Pearson officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl Lewis; her son, Allen Register; sister, Bethel Williams; brother, Harvell Upchurch; and seven grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m.

Those who wish may make a contribution to the Clayton County Alzheimers Support Services Inc., 1800 State Road, Conley, GA 30288.

Pope Dickson & Son, Morrow Chapel is in charge of arrangements. (770) 961-2700.

Jerry Andrew Turner

Jerry Andrew Turner, 63, of Maryville, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2003, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was a Captain in the United States Army and served in Vietnam. Mr. Turner was a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia State University. After 30 years of federal service, he retired from the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C., where he was honored with the Secretarial Award for Distinguished Service. Mr. Turner was a member of Six Mile Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Byron Joseph and Maye Duffee Turner of Jonesboro, Ga.

Mr. Turner enjoyed church activities, golfing, woodworking, fishing with his grandson, gardening and a good game of "Rook." Mr. Turner will be long remembered by his family, relatives, and friends for his kindness, gracious hospitality, sense of humor, and outpouring of love for all.

Funeral services will be at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8 in the Trinity Chapel of Smith Mortuary with the Rev. Bill White officiating. Interment will follow at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 at Grandview Cemetery.

Survivors include his devoted wife, Charlotte H. Turner; son, Andrew Turner of Fresno, Calif.; daughter, Stacey Turner of Denison, Texas; stepson, Todd Chambers and fianc?e Kathy Roberts of Hampton, Ga.; brother and sister-in-law, Byron J. and Martha Turner of Dunwoody, Ga.; sister and brother-in-law, Betty T. and Norman Monfort of Atlanta, Ga.; special families whom he loved as his own: Deborah and Robert Schlicht and very special grandson Daniel Schlicht of Springfield, Va., Pam and John Clements and very special granddaughter Kara Clements of Waldorf, Md.; mother-in-law, Pearl Sparks Harmon; brother-in-law and wife, Jack and Anna Harmon of Maryville; and "Special Uncle," traveling companion, and building buddy Don Sparks. Mr. Turner is also survived by loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many special friends.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8 at the funeral home's Trinity Chapel.

Smith Mortuary, Maryville, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements. (865) 983-1000, www.smithmortuary.com.