December 5, 2005

Beatrice Frances Almand

Beatrice Frances Almand, age 87, of Ellenwood, passed away Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005.

She was born Dec. 31, 1919 in Columbia, S.C. She was preceded in death by husband Ray F. Almand.

Survivors include son, Ray A. Almand (Dalynda) of Hampton; daughter, Patricia Nicholas (Steve) of Atlanta; sisters, Fay Evatt of Lithonia, Sarah Schulte of New York City, Carolyn Hoffner of Savannah; brother, John Eleazer of Houston, Texas; grandchildren, Raymond, Jessica and Jonathan of Decatur, Natalie Hester of Hampton; nephew, Dan Evatt (Kim) and grand nephew Graham.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church in Forest Park at 4 p.m. with Pastor Larry Llewellyn officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel, (770) 474-1231.

Clara Patterson

Clara Patterson, age 78, of Morrow, passed away Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005.

Mrs. Patterson was preceded in death by a son Randy Patterson.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas J. Patterson of Morrow; a daughter, Cathy and Jim Riggins of Morrow; grandson, Levi Riggins; sister, Mary Lou Mask of Fayetteville; a brother, Felton McElwaney of Jonesboro and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville chapel with the Rev. Glenn Stringham officiating. Interment will be at Camp Memorial Park. The family received friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville (770) 461-7641 or