August 5, 2005

Mr. J.D. Cash

Mr. J.D. Cash, age 74, of Stockbridge, Georgia, one of Clayton County's first firemen, retired Battalion Chief of 32-years, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2005 after a hard battle with cancer leaving behind a very broken-hearted family.

Survived by loving wife, Myrl Rowden Cash of Stockbridge; son, Randy Cash, of Naples, Fla.; sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and DeeAnn Cash of Rex, Tim and Belle Cash of McDonough, Mike and Angie Cash of Locust Grove, Kevin and Jana Cash of Locust Grove, Stewart and Laverne Rowden of Griffin; daughters and sons-in-law, Sandy and Danny Barnett of Fayetteville, Leslie and Mike Henderson of Griffin; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

His family will receive friends for visitation today from 2 to 4 p.m. at Pope Dickson and Son- Morrow Chapel.

Funeral services are planned for Saturday, August 6 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Jonesboro with Ministers Chris Reynolds and Mike Henderson officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge.

Those who wish to make blood donations in his honor may contact The American Red Cross.

Pope Dickson and Son- Morrow Chapel is in charge of the funeral arrangements. (770) 961-2700. www.popedickson.com.

Gene C. McCuen

Gene C. McCuen, age 67, of McDonough, passed away August 3, 2005.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, August 14, 2005 at 2 p.m. from Wesley Way United Methodist Church in McDonough. Rev. John Purrington and Rev. Floyd Carmack will officiate.

Mr. McCuen is survived by his wife Annabelle McCuen of McDonough; children, Valerie (Michael) Blackburn of Jonesboro, Doug (Ann) McCuen of Charlotte, N.C., Gregg McCuen of Stockbridge, and Candace (Charles) Weems of Lithia Springs; mother, Marguerite Jordan of Traverse City, Mi.; sister, Marlene (Garry) Curtiss of Traverse City, Mi.; grandchildren, Andrew and Amanda Blackburn and Charlie Weems.

Mr. McCuen was a member of Wesley Way UMC and earned the prestigious honors of Eagle Scout and Silver Beaver in the Boy Scouts of America. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in his name to Wesley Way UMC or the Boy Scouts of America. Cremation Society of Georgia (404) 355-7627.

Mrs. Theresa McElroy McGinty Scott

Mrs. Theresa McElroy McGinty Scott, age 35, of McDonough passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2005 at the Sacred Journey Hospice.

Theresa was born July 10, 1970 in Atlanta to the late Henry McElroy.

She was in the last graduating class of Hapeville High School in 1986, where she was a drum major in the band, attended Clayton State College, was a medical assistant and billing representative for 16 years, enjoyed family, friends and being a mother to her daughters. She loved coaching cheerleading, raising money for Breast Cancer research, was fun loving and determined to never give up. Theresa was proud to have been a Breast Cancer Survivor.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Scott of McDonough; daughters, Alexandria Elizabeth McGinty and Madison Lourette McGinty, both of McDonough; mother, Marie Bock of McDonough; step daughter, K-Ci Scott of Charleston, S.C.; sister, Rita Summerville of Marietta; nephew, Todd Summerville of Marietta; special friends, Karen Hearn of Locust Grove and Tara Collins of Jackson; father of her children, Paul McGinty of McDonough. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 6, 2005 at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Entombment will follow in the Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. Friends may visit the family Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Research, 2200 Lake Blvd., NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30319 in memory of Theresa. Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough (770) 914-8833.