December 17, 2003

Julian O. (JO) Hall


Mr. Julian O. (JO) Hall passed away Monday, Dec. 15, 2003.

Mr. Hall was a member of the Riverdale Masonic Lodge 709. Known for his strong work ethic and love for his family and friends, he will be greatly missed. Mr. Hall is preceded in death by his son, Tony Glen Hall.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, Dec. 17 with a funeral service at 7 p.m. in the chapel at Pope Dickson Funeral Home. The Rev. Herb Kitchen will officiate.

On Thursday, Dec. 18 Mr. Hall's body will lie in state at Hopewell Baptist Church in Moultrie, Ga. from noon until 2 p.m. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.

Survivors include his loving wife of 31 years, Roberta J. Hall of Riverdale; daughters and son-in-law, Theresa Thelschiek, Mechelle and Fern Blanco of Margate, Fla. and Sherri Monroe of Sale City, Ga.; sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Sherri Durbin of Riverdale and Timothy and Shenna Hall of Cedar Grove, Mo.; sisters, Verna Shelton of Hampton and Dorothy Rainer of Riverdale; brother, George Wayne Hall of McDonough; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Pope Dickson and Son, Jonesboro Chapel is in charge of arrangements. (770) 478-7211. Visit the website at

Clifford Leonard White

Clifford Leonard White, age 89, passed away Monday, Dec. 15, 2003.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18 at Parkway Garden Chapel, with the Rev. Wayne Pike and the Rev. George Pike officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. Grandsons will serve as active pallbearers.

Survivors include his wife, Georgia Ann White; son, Mitchell Joseph White; sister, Geneva C. Daniel; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great great-granddaughter.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 8 p.m. today.

Parkway Garden Chapel, Forest Park is in charge of arrangements. (404) 366-3522.