September 7, 2004

Marvin H. Leatherwood

Mr. Marvin H. Leatherwood of McDonough, Ga., died at his residence Sept. 5, 2004.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

A chapel service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004. Interment will be at Sherwood Memorial Park. The Rev. David Steele and David Riner will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Survivors include wife, Opal Leatherwood; daughters, Debby Wesley, Merry and Dennis Malone; sons, Bobby and Jo Leatherwood, Terry and Cathy Leatherwood; sisters, Louise Butler, Estelle Duke, Nola Hallmark; brothers, J.W. Leatherwood, Orville Leatherwood, Travis Leatherwood, Joe Leatherwood and Olen Leatherwood; 15 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Tara Garden Chapel of Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements. (770) 471-7171.

Robert David

Minter Sr.

Mr. Robert David Minter Sr., 64, of McDonough, Ga., died Sept. 5, 2004, at Baptist Cherokee Hospital in Centre, Ala.

He was born Feb. 29, 1940, in Floyd County, the son of the late Bessie Lane and Robert Herman Minter. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, and enjoyed camping and fishing and playing with his grandchildren.

A daughter, Debra Floyd, preceded him in death in 2003. Survivors are his wife, Brenda Minter of McDonough; children, David and Mary Ann Minter Jr., Angela and Ronnie Shaw of McDonough, Bob and Beth Minter of Locust Grove; stepchildren, Daria Myers of Loganville, Glenda Adams of Atlanta, Helen Akins of Molena and Emory Myers of Thomaston; brother, Doyle Minter of Rome; sisters, Jean Nichols of Lithia Springs and Lois O'Neal of Rome; 15 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mr. Minter will be Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Interment will be at Fairview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

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

Penny Ann

Peterson Banks

Mrs. Penny Ann Peterson Banks, 46, of McDonough, Ga., died Sept. 6, 2004, at her residence.

She was born March 20, 1958, in New Haven, Conn., the daughter of Yone Tusda and Buel Peterson of Augusta, Ga.; other survivors are her husband, Ricky Steve Banks of McDonough; children, Christine Banks and Zachary Banks of McDonough, and Melissa Banks of Lovejoy; grandson, Taylor Banks of McDonough; brothers, Charles Peterson, Frank Peterson and Troy Peterson of Augusta; and sister, Cathy Anthon of Augusta.

No services are planned at this time.

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