Marshall Lewis Carpenter Jr.


Marshall Lewis Carpenter Jr. of Ellenwood passed away Sunday, Aug. 10, 2003.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving in Vietnam.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14 at Dickson's Morrow Chapel, with Dr. Ronnie Spillers officiating. Interment will follow at The Rock Baptist Churchyard.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Carpenter; daughter, Amber Lynn Shoemake; son, Christopher Alexander Carpenter; mother and father, Katherine and Joseph Glawson; brother, Danny Richard Carpenter, three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13 at the funeral home.

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

Carolyn Ann Holloway

Mrs. Carolyn Ann Holloway, age 51, of Trice Road, Milner, Ga. passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003, in the Select Specialty Hospital in Atlanta following an extended illness.

Mrs. Holloway was born July 15, 1952, in Hall County, daughter of the late Sylvester Puckett and Carolyn Garman Puckett. Mrs. Holloway attended the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Buford.

Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 11 from the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Bill Dyer officiating. Special music was presented by the Happy Pilgrims. The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Eddie Holloway, Mike Holloway, Timmy Holloway, Arnold Patterson, Sonny Holloway, Darrell Allen, Austin Holloway Jr., and Robert Moody. Interment followed in the Dillard Chapel Cemetery.

Survivors include her loving husband of 30 years, Harvey W. Holloway; sons and daughters-in-law, Clyde and Melissa Bryant of Bee Springs, Ky., David Holloway of Milner, and Jason and Michelle Holloway of Sunnyside, Ga.; mother, Carolyn Painter; stepfather, Jim Painter of Orchard Hills, Ga.; sisters, Juanita Holloway of Griffin, Ga., and Kathy Bryant of Bee Springs; six grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.

Mountain View Funeral Home, Blairsville, Ga. is in charge of arrangements. (706) 745-3456.

Marcus L. Pittman Sr.


Mr. Marcus L. Pittman Sr., age 88, passed away suddenly at his residence in Clayton County.

A native of Clinch County, he had lived in Jonesboro most of his life. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the 635th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Warning Battalion during World War II. He served under General George Patton, participating in the invasion of Normandy (D-Day), the Rhineland Campaign, and The Battle of the Bulge. He received a Purple Heart and a campaign medal with three bronze stars. He was the son of the late Clifton F. and Hattie Capps Pittman. His sisters, Margie Pittman and Mary Emma Pittman, and brothers, Clifton F. Pittman Jr. and Curtice Oswald Pittman preceded him in death.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13 at the Antioch Methodist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include his children, Barbara Ann Simmons of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., Marcia Ward of Orlando, Fla., Joe Lasiter of Chapin, S.C., and Marcus L. Pittman Jr. of Jonesboro; brothers, A.C. Pittman of Brunswick, Ga., Paul R. Pittman of Indianapolis. Ind., and Louie S. Pittman of Homerville, Ga.; sisters, Reba Wactor of Orangeburg, S.C. and Dorothy Kelly of Bradenton, Fla.; several other relatives.

Roundtree Funeral Home, Homerville is in charge of arrangements. (912) 487-5325.