October 11, 2004

Lewis Anthony Marucci Sr.

Lewis Anthony Marucci Sr. of Rex, 92, died Oct. 8, 2004, at his residence.

Graveside services will be Monday, Oct. 11, 2004, at noon. Visitation was held Sunday. Interment will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Frances Marucci of Rex; son Lewis and Janice Marucci Jr. of Jonesboro; brother Nelson Marucci of New York; granddaughter Carrie and Michael Hanson; grandson Jason and Becky Marucci; four great grandchildren, Kelsey, Brandon, Garrett and Kaylee.

Family and friends will assemble Monday at the funeral home at 11 a.m. for procession to cemetery.

Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, (770) 961-2828, is handling arrangements.

Lawrence Patrick McDaniel

Lawrence Patrick McDaniel, 39, of McDonough, suffered a severe heart attack on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, and passed away at the Medical Center of Central Georgia.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday at Salem Baptist Church in McDonough at 2 p.m. with Pastor Rick Statham officiating.

McDaniel was a member of Salem Baptist Church and owner of Mac-Tel Communications Co. He will be remembered as a very loving and caring husband and father. He is survived by his wife Lori and sons Kale and Cody McDaniel of McDonough; mother Barbara McDaniel; brothers Jimmy and Martin McDaniel; sisters Jennifer McDaniel and Cheryl Rainwater; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Horis A. Ward's Rockdale Chapel on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Horis A. Ward's Rockdale Chapel, (770) 918-8851, is handling arrangements.

Frances Lucille Stroup

Mrs. Frances Lucille Stroup, 77, of Union City, formerly of McDonough, passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004. Stroup was born Nov. 2, 1926, in Montgomery, Ala., to the late Frank Hill and the late Mary Lee Saga Hill.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles P. Stroup, in 2003. She was a homemaker and member of Eastside Baptist Church in McDonough.

Survivors include daughter and son-in-law Elizabeth and Bobby Styron of Jonesboro; sons Walter S. Meads III of Snellville and James Mark Meads of Atlanta; grandchildren Randall Styron, Nicole Woodall, Ryan Styron, Whitney Meads, Blake Meads and Leslie Ann Bagby; great-grandchildren Hannah and Amanda Styron and James Carl Woodall II; sister Eleanor Cleghorn; brother William Tudor, both of Montgomery, Ala.

A private family graveside service will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 672648, Marietta, Ga. 30006, in memory of Mrs. Stroup.

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