September 21, 2004

Russell "Rusty" Messimer

Russell "Rusty" Messimer of Locust Grove died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004.

He was a Mason, Fraternal Lodge 37, and a Shriner.

Services will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22 in the Thomas L. Scroggs chapel. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens in McDonough.

Survivors include his wife, Anne Messimer; daughter, Jewel Messimer; mother, Beverly Messimer; brother, Vincent Almoina; uncle, Jimmy and Jeanne Messimer; great uncles, Glen and Rose Dills and Wayne and Bonnie Dills; great aunts, Mary and Jack Smart and Bertha and Howell Crisp.

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

Dorothy Thompson Mullen

Dorothy Thompson Mullen of Jonesboro died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004.

She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Gail Arceneaux of Hampton; sister, Geneva Fuller of Riverdale; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one great great-granddaughter; nieces and nephew.

Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19 at Tara Gardens Chapel, with the Rev. Mike Halsey officiating. Internment followed at College Park Cemetery.

The family received friends from 3 till 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 at the funeral home.

Tara Gardens Chapel, 681 North Jonesboro, Ga. (770) 471-7171