June 11, 2004

Della Gaynell

(Gay) Johnson

Mrs. Della Gaynell (Gay) Johnson of Jonesboro passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2004.

Mrs. Johnson is preceded in death by her husband, Louie Forest Johnson Jr. Mrs. Johnson worked for the Clayton County School System for more than 20 years.

Services will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 12 at Pope Dickson Funeral Home, Jonesboro Chapel.

Survivors include her son, Jason Johnson; daughter, Melissa Reese, grandchildren, Zachary Reese, Samantha Lowe and Allie Lowe; mother, Maynell Morris; brother, Harold Morris; sister, Maryann Gibson

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

Pope Dickson and Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Services, Jonesboro Chapel is in charge of arrangements. (770) 478-7211. www.popedickson.com

Joseph Walter Johnson

Carpenter

Joseph Walter Johnson, age 76, a resident of Jonesboro, Ga., died Saturday, June 5, 2004.

He was born in Jonesboro to Robert Lee Johnson and Manche Stanton, was an Army veteran, and was a carpenter by trade.

A Memorial Service will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 13 at Noah's Ark Church with the Rev. John Elliot officiating.

Joseph Johnson is survived by his brother, Robert L. Johnson Jr. of Hermitage, Tenn. and several nieces and nephews.

Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannon-cleveland.com.

Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements. (770) 914-1414.

James Timothy Oliver

James Timothy Oliver, 43, of Ellenwood, passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2004.

Mr. Oliver served his country in the U.S. Army during the Grenada conflict.

A memorial service will take place at noon Saturday, June 12 at Living Waters Church of God. The family will receive friends after the service at Marie Pridmore's home, 6729 Fallawater Circle, Riverdale, GA 30274.

Survivors include his wife, Beth Oliver; son, Franklin Eugene Oliver of Douglasville; stepdaughter, Anita Ward of Riverdale; sisters, Gwennita Shavers of Hampton and Teressa Blondell of Marietta; mother, Eleanor Weatherly of Marietta; grandchild, Angel Michelle Ward; nieces and nephews.

Pope Dickson and Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Services, Jonesboro Chapel is in charge of arrangements. (770) 478-7211. www.popedickson.com