September 12, 2005

Cromwell Dyer Chase, Jr. (Joe)

Cromwell Dyer Chase, Jr. (Joe) died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2005 following a valiant fight against cancer. He was born in Putnam, Conn. on Jan. 4, 1937 to Cromwell Dyer and Attie Burton Chase. He grew up in Brooklyn, Conn. and served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Fort Bragg, NC. He was honorably discharged. While in service, he met and married Peggy Ann Moseley on Sept. 22, 1962 at Stockbridge Presbyterian Church. They were happily married for 43 years. They have one daughter, Karen Rebecca Chase of Augusta, Ga.

Joe worked for Vulcan Materials Company of Stockbridge from 1963-1971 as a heavy equipment operator. In 1971, Joe, Peggy, and Karen moved to Brooklyn, Conn. In 1992, he returned to Stockbridge and worked at Eagle's Landing Golf Course and last worked for the city of Stockbridge. He retired from there in 2004. He was a member of the Stockbridge Presbyterian Church. Joe loved gardening, woodworking, reading, and puttering around the house. His daughter and granddaughters were the lights of his life.

He is survived by his loving wife Peggy of Stockbridge, daughter Karen Chase, son-in-law Gary Bell and granddaughters Elizabeth and Katherine Chase Picciano of Augusta, mother Attie Burton Chase, brother and sister-in-law Burton and Brenda Chase of Brooklyn, Conn., sisters and brothers-in-law Alice Dutremble, Nancy and Henry Charron, Barbara and Gaylen Getchell of Danielson, aunts Elsie Stark and Doris Johnson of Putnam, Conn., 11 nieces and nephews, 20 great nieces and nephews, and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father Cromwell Dyer Chase, Sr. and brother-in-law Gideon Dutremble.

The family will receive friends on Monday, Sept. 12 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. A service in celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors. The family encourages Joe's friends to sign the on-line guest registry at

Joe made a lasting impression on every life he touched. He will be deeply missed. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors (770) 914-1414.

Keith Reagan


Mr. Keith Reagan Hutcheson of Fayetteville passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2005 at the age of 43.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Sept. 12, 2005 at 11 a.m. at Horis A. Ward Tara Chapel with interment to follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. Dr. Dean Haun will officiate assisted by the Rev. Hinton Harris.

Mr. Hutcheson was a member of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro. He is survived by his wife Rhonda Hutcheson; children, Kiefer Reagan Hutcheson of McDonough, Terin Nicole Shedd of Fayetteville and Victoria Starr Hutcheson of McDonough; parent, Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Barbara) Hutcheson of McDonough; parents-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William (Opal) McCraney of Fairburn; sister, Starr Hutcheson of McDonough; sister-in-law, Tim and Robin McCraney Pate; brother-in-law, David and Rosemary McCraney; aunt, Beverly Lawrence; uncles, Everett Hutcheson and Tom Duke. Horis A. Ward Tara Chapel, Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements (770) 471-7171.