September 8, 2004

Miriam Roberts Jones

Mrs. Miriam Roberts Jones, 57, of McDonough, Ga. died Monday, Sept. 6, 2004.

Mrs. Jones was born June 13, 1947, in Toccoa, Ga. She was a devoted homemaker, loving mother and grandmother. Mrs. Jones was a member of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro and enjoyed all of her church activities. Her father, Edward Lee Roberts, preceded her in death.

Funeral services for Mrs. Jones will be Thursday, Sept. 9 at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro with Dr. Dean Haun officiating. Interment will be at Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park in McDonough.

Survivors are children, Shane and Angela Hallford of McDonough and Christopher Longino of Hampton; mother, Eleanor Waits of Hartwell, Ga.; sister, Anita Tate of Riverdale; brother, Edward Roberts of Seneca, S.C.; granddaughters, Shalane, Savannah and Alyssa Hallford of McDonough; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 6 to 8 p.m.

Haisten Funeral Home n McDonough 770-914-8833.

Mrs. Mable J. Reed

February 22, 1932 n September 7, 2004

Mrs. Mable Juanita Reed, 72, of Jonesboro, Ga., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, at the Henry Medical Center.

Mrs. Reed was born in Abingdon, Va. Feb. 22, 1932, to the late Claude Ray Wilson and the late Vivian Beatrice McCuddy Wilson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Lee Reed; and her grandson, Jason Gaylor. Mrs. Reed was a member of the Victory Tabernacle in Conyers.

Funeral services for Mrs. Mabel J. Reed will be conducted on Thursday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. The Rev. Gene Walton will officiate. Interment will be at 2p.m. in the Marietta National Cemetery.

Mrs. Reed is survived by her children and their spouses, Bobby R. and Brenda Hall of McDonough, Nola and James Bell of Jonesboro, and Robin K. Lipscomb of Williamson; grandchildren, Julie and Danny Soriano of Jonesboro, Angie and Tony Yancey of Covington, Terry Lee and Maggie Bryan of McDonough, Chasity Clayton and Jason Nix of Williamson, Lindsey S. Hall of McDonough, and Jessica Rae Hall of McDonough; eight great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit the family today from 7 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 West McIntosh Road, Griffin, is in charge of the arrangements. 770-227-2300.

Hattie Lee Starr

Hattie Lee Starr of Stockbridge died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004, at her residence.

Funeral services took place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7 in the funeral home chapel. Interment followed at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include her granddaughters, Tracy and Mike Cook, Michelle Starr, Lisa and Joey Rowe, and Leslie and Scott Spratlin; sisters, Rowena McDonald and Molly Gordon; daughter-in-law, Janet Starr; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow is in charge of arrangements. (770) 961-2828.