April 5, 2004

Deborah Jean

Tanner

Deborah Jean Tanner, 43, of McDonough, died Friday, April 2, 2004, at the Henry Medical Center.

She was born March 5, 1961, in Towns County, Ga., to the late Betty Jean Puckett McTaggart. She was a member of Phillips Drive Baptist Church in Forest Park and was a bakery-deli manager for Winn-Dixie.

Survivors include her husband of 13 years, Darrell Tanner; daughter Kristi Tanner; father Cecil McTaggart of Hayesville, N.C.; brother Phillip McTaggart of McDonough; niece and nephews Samantha, Jacob and Tyler McTaggart.

Funeral services will be Monday, April 5, 2004, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park. Friends visited the family on Sunday evening.

Contributions may be made to the Emory University, Transplant Clinic, 1364 Clifton Road NE, Room F-310, Atlanta, Ga. 30322, in memory of Mrs. Tanner.

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

R. Mike King

R. Mike King, 57, of McDonough, died April 2, 2004. He is survived by wife Ann King of McDonough; son Troy King of Carthage, N.C.; daughter Monti King of Decatur; three grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; mother Louise King of McDonough; sister Darlene Watkins of Maryland; brother Kenneth King of Loganville; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Monday, April 5, 2004, at 2 p.m. at Ward's Fairview Chapel with the Rev. Ray Collins officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Monday from noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service.

King was a member of Valley Brook Baptist Church, Decatur, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, (770) 474-1231, is handling arrangements.

Walter Sterling Barr Sr.

Walter Sterling Barr Sr., 79, of McDonough, died April 4, 2004. He is survived by wife Ann E. Barr of McDonough; daughters Marilyn and Charles Davis of McDonough, Sandra and Jerry Simmons of McDonough, Lynda and Stephen Darrow of Hapeville, Nancy and E.B. Smith of McDonough, Penni and Mike Casper of Elberton; sons Walter and Tracy Barr Jr. of McDonough, Thomas Edwin Barr of Forsyth, Michael Dean Barr of McDonough; 26 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one nephew James Barr of Lake Sinclair, Ga.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, April 6, 2004, at 2 p.m. at Westview Cemetery with Pastor David Scott officiating. The family will receive friends Monday from 4 to 8 p.m.

Barr was a member of Oak Park Church, Jonesboro. He was a retired electrician with the railroad, a 50-year mason at Inman Lodge in Austell and a World War II U.S. Navy veteran.

Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, (770) 474-1231, is handling arrangements.