November 7, 2003

The Rev. W.C. Dudley

The Rev. W.C. Dudley of Fayetteville went to be with his Lord Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003. He was born in Jefferson, Ala., graduated from Samford University (Howard College) and received his Master's degree from New Orleans Seminary.

As an ordained minister, Rev. Dudley served with the Southern Baptist denomination in Training Union, BSU and music both in Kentucky and Ohio.

In 1988, he retired from the Southern Baptist Home Mission Board (currently called the North American Mission Board) but continued serving God in his church and community. W.C. was the second of seven children and was preceded in death by five of his siblings.

His son, Robert Curtis Dudley, also preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Maurine; daughter and son in-law, Eliska and Wayne Bradberry; daughter in-law, Jenny Dudley; granddaughters, Kimberly Bradberry and Dawn Childs; brother and sisters-in-law, Charles and Betty Dudley and Elizabeth (Buff) Dudley; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the First Baptist Church of Forest Park, with the Rev. Chad Ellis officiating. The body will lie in state from 1 p.m. until service time. The family will receive friends Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. Southside Chapel Funeral Home, Morrow, (770) 961-2828.

Harry Eubanks

Mr. Harry Eubanks, of Jonesboro, died Nov. 5, 2003.

Survived by his wife of 15 years, Amelia Eubanks; daughter, Rebekah Eubanks; sister, Sandra McKinney; and one niece.

Funeral services will be Friday Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Carmichael-Hemperley, with Minister Daniel Overdorff officiating. Interment will be at Westview Cemetery. The family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Those who desire may make contributions to an Educational Trust Fund for Rebekah, c/o Citizens Bank and Trust, P.O. Box 2127, Carrollton, GA 30117. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, (770) 631-9171.

Marie Marler

Marie Marler of Jonesboro died Nov. 5, 2003, at Crawford Long Hospital.

She was a homemaker and a member of Jonesboro First Baptist.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003, at Tara Garden Chapel. The Rev. Bob Grant and Warner Smith will officiate. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, 2003.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Marler, and great-granddaughter Madison Faith Whedon. Survivors include daughters, Judy and Greg Tant of Hampton and Jane and Ken Thompson of Douglasville; son, Art Marler of Locust Grove; sisters, Lee Smith of East Point and Rebecca Morris of College Park; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Tara Garden Chapel of Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements. (770) 471-7171.