December 22, 2004

Fred Brannon

Mr. Fred Brannon, 81, of Ellenwood, Ga. passed away Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004.

He is survived by a daughter, Frances and Lamar Cisson of Ellenwood; sons, Michale Brannon of Forest Park and Jimmy Brannon of Ellenwood; grandsons, Bink Brown and Lamar Cisson Jr.; great-grandchild, Emma Brown.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 23 at Ward's Fairview Chapel, with the Rev. Hoke Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens.

Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today.

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

Sara B. Dempsey

Mrs. Sara B. Dempsey, 86, of The Villages, Fla., formerly of Stockbridge, Ga., passed away Friday, Dec. 17, 2004.

Mrs. Dempsey was a homemaker and lived in Stockbridge, Ga. until moving to Florida four years ago.

Graveside services will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23 at Fairview Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include her son, Gene Dempsey of The Villages, Fla., and sister, Lois Browning, of Tucker, Ga.

Funeral arrangements handled by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home, Lady Lake, Fla. (352) 753-8353.

Ovagene H. Jackson

Ovagene H. Jackson, 78, of Jonesboro passed away Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004.

Survivors include three daughters, Mary Anne Seabolt of Jonesboro, Patricia Minor of Alpharetta, and Norma Patton of Locust Grove; son, Robert Earl Jackson of Troup County; brother, James Mac Hightower of Peachtree City; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22 at Pope Dickson & Son Morrow Chapel with Pastor Joey Seabolt officiating. Interment will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.

Pope Dickson & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Morrow Chapel (770) 961-2700.

Lucile Pressley

Mrs. Lucile Pressley of Riverdale died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2004.

She is survived by daughters Mrs. Willie Mae Webb of Riverdale and Mrs. Annie Lou Praytor of Alabama; brothers, Mr. L.P. Carter of Toccoa and Mr. Dorsey Carter of Toccoa; sister, Mrs. Edith Standridge of Toccoa; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several great great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23 at Horis A. Ward Tara Chapel with the Rev. Richard Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Hill Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 4 till 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Horis A. Ward Tara Chapel, 681 North Avenue Jonesboro. (770) 471-7171.