October 4, 2005

James Steven Gullion

James Steven Gullion, Sr. age 53 of Forest Park, GA, passed away Sunday, October 2, 2005. He was an active member of The McDonough Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his Father James (Tex) Gullion.

Survivors are son, James Steven Gullion, Jr. of Forest Park, GA; Daughter, Mary Maddox and husband Christopher of McDonough, GA; Grandchildren, Caden, Gentry, and Rylan Maddox of McDonough, GA.; Mother, Billie Gullion of Forest Park; Sister, Charlotte Stone of Griffin, GA.; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. from McDonough Church of Christ. Minister Jeff Wilder will be officiating. Interment will be at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens at 2:30 p.m. The family will receive friends Tuesday 5 till 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Horis A. Ward-Parkway Chapel (404) 366-3522.

Roy Hancock

Roy Carol Hancock, formerly of College Park, Ga., died Oct. 2, 2005 in Tamaqua, Pa.

Born Oct. 16, 1912 in Dudley, Ga., he graduated from Hawkinsville High School in 1931. A chief warrant officer with the U.S. Army in World War II, he was in intelligence, serving in India, South Africa, Egypt, and the Panama Canal. The owner of Triangle Grocery in College Park, Mr. Hancock was a member of the Second Baptist Church. He was a charter member of the South College Park Kiwanis Club, serving as president from 1968-69, and he was awarded "The Kiwanian of the Year" in 1963. He was also a member of the Clayton County Board of Education from 1958-69.

He was preceded in death by his wives, Vivia Northcutt Hancock and Margaret Corgel Hancock.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Carole and Duran Smith of Hazleton, Pa., his three grandchildren and their spouses, Ben and Carissa Smith of Carrollton, Ga., Brett and Ranee Smith of Wilkes-Barre, Pa. and Dawn and Jeremy Bye of Sutton, Ma. and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday Oct. 6, 2005 at the chapel of Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, East Point, with the Rev. Darwin Caldwell officiating. Interment will be at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 1-2 p.m.

Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, East Point, Ga. (404) 761-1138.