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May 24, 2005

Orris W. Cowan

Orris W. Cowan, age 84, of Jonesboro died May 21, 2005. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances King Cowan.

Survivors include son, Connie Cowan and wife Shirley, Stone Mountain, daughter, Cathie Aust and husband Tomie, Fayetteville, Ga.; son, Cregg Cowan and wife Jeanette, Mountain View, Calif.; grandchildren: Courtney Ellis, Chris Cowan, Jennifer Aust, Laura Cowan, Lane Cowan and Lisa Merritt; great granddaughter, Kendall Ellis; sister, Etheleen Tingle, Locust Grove; 6 nephews, 5 nieces, many great nieces and nephews.

Mr. Cowan had been a member of Ellenwood United Methodist Church since 1949. He retired from the GM Lakewood Assembly Plant in 1974 after 28 years of service. He was Vice Chairman of the Clayton County School Board for over 25 years.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Ellenwood United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 55, Ellenwood, Ga. 30294. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 25, 2005 at 2:30 pm at Ward's Fairview Chapel. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6-8 at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge (770) 474-1231

Charles D. Sanders

Charles Douglas Sanders, Jr., a good, sweet and talented boy, age 3 of Union City died May 22, 2005. He was a drummer like his daddy and you couldn't help but to love him. He was like a snowflake - one of a kind and only here for a little while.

Charles is survived by his parents, April Michelle and Charles Douglas Sanders; paternal grandparents, Douglas and Joan Sanders,; maternal grandmother, Yvonne Chambers and husband Mitchell; maternal grandfather, David Lindsey and wife Sherry; Aunt, Sandy Long and husband Chris; cousin, Brittney Long; uncles: Michael Lindsey and family, Matthew Lindsey, Samuel Lindsey, Jonathan Lindsey; aunts: Amy Norrod, Stephanie Chambers, Angel Chambers, Kristin Chambers and Mandy Sine; great grandparents: Dottie and David Lindsey and Ruth and Carl Jordan.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Fairview Church of Christ or the Care Bear Fund. Funeral services will be held Wed, May 25, 2005 at 11 am at Ward's Fairview Chapel. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2-8 at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge 770-474-1231