Mildred Aline Norwood


Mrs. Mildred Aline Norwood, age 85, of Griffin, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, at her residence.

Mrs. Norwood was born in Clayton County April 22, 1918, to the late James Shierling and the late Frances Archer Shierling, wife of the late Edward Howard Norwood. Mrs. Norwood was formerly employed as a seamstress with Briarcliff Mill. She was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church in Morrow.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19 in Westview Cemetery in Atlanta, with the Rev. Tommy Aman officiating. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Jeanette and Jerry Wilson of Griffin; grandson, David Wilson of Jonesboro; granddaughter, Tracy and Mark Hatcher of Griffin; great-grandchildren, Bradley, Kayla, and Andrew Hatcher; sister, Mattie Williams of Morrow; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may visit the family from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, Griffin is in charge of arrangements. (770) 227-2300.

Patricia M. Searcy


Mrs. Patricia M. Searcy, 56, of McDonough, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, at her residence.

She was born July 2, 1947, in Chattooga County, Ga., was a homemaker and a member of New Life Christian Center in Marietta.

Memorial services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 in the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with the Rev. Trenton Swanson officiating.

Survivors include her husband, Roger H. Searcy, and parents, Hoyt and Nellie Murphy, all of McDonough; children, Kim and Jeff Saye of Woodstock, Tammy and Greg Boyd of Acworth, Chandler Searcy, and Krista and Jamie Maddox, all of McDonough; grandsons, Justin and Ryan Boyd, Thomas and Matthew Saye, and Tyler Maddox; several nieces and nephews. Contributions may be made to Emory Winship Cancer Institute, 1365 Clifton Road, Building C, Atlanta, GA 30322 in memory of Patricia.

Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough is in charge of arrangements. (770) 914-8833.