Obituaries - Nov. 8, 2007

Larry Gene Reeves

Larry Gene Reeves, age 27, died on Nov. 3, 2007. Funeral services are scheduled for TODAY (Thursday, Nov. 8) at 1 p.m., at the Pope Dickson & Son - Jonesboro Chapel, with Pastor Scott Kirschner officiating.

He is survived by his son, Austin Reeves; daughter, Emily Reeves; parents, Mark and Nancy Reeves; sister, Brandi (Michael) Holmes; nephew, Mason Holmes; brother, Cameron Reeves; grandparents, Carlton and Betty Evans; grandmother, Janie Evans; grandfather, Ross Reeves, and a host of other relatives and friends. Pope Dickson & Son - Jonesboro Chapel is in charge of the arrangements, (770) 478-7211.

Jo Blankenship

Jo Blankenship, age 67, of Stockbridge, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007. She was born in Stockbridge, to the late Webb and Margaret Johnson Copeland. Mrs. Blankenship was preceded in death by her husband, Grady Marvin Blankenship. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Bryan Barner, Ft Worth, Texas; sisters, Rebecca Temple, Huntsville, Ala., Ginger Hubbard, Garland, Texas, Faye Harvey, Stockbridge; and four grandchildren, Zachery, Ethan, Daniel and Bethany.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, at The Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, with the Rev. Bill Barner officiating. Interment will follow at Stockbridge City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, 6-8 p.m., and Friday, 6-8 p.m., at the funeral home. Those who wish, may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, (770) 914-1414.