11-26-07 obituaries

Robert "Bob" Smith

Mr. Robert "Bob" Smith, age 71, of Hampton, passed away, Friday, November 23, 2007. He is survived by his wife; Lila; children; Kenneth L. Smith of Fayetteville, Robert Mark Smith of McDonough, Dean L. Smith of McDonough, M. Lynn Goggans of Jonesboro; sister, Jane A Heath; sister in law Jackie Smith both of Abbeville, Ga., grandchildren; Kendal Czecholinski, Michael Johnson, Justin Smith, Brad Smith, Kirsten Smith, Peyton Smith, Myles Wilson, and great grandchild, Cohen Czecholinski.

Funeral services will be held, TODAY, Monday, November 26, 2007, at 11a.m. at Jonesboro Road Baptist Church. Pastor Robby Mullinax will officiate. Interment Fairview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers make contributions to the American Cancer Society, 2200 Century Parkway, Suite 950, Atlanta, Ga. 30345. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge 770-210-2700.

Eric Bruce Hartzler

Eric Bruce Hartzler, of Hampton, passed away, Friday, November 23, 2007. Call funeral home for arrangements.

Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge 770-210-2700.

Shirley Walden

Shirley Walden, age 72, of Stockbridge, passed away on November 25, 2007 after a long battle from ovarian cancer. Mrs. Walden is pre deceased by her son Walter B. Walden. Mrs Walden is a member of Henry County Farm Bureau, Dixie African Violet Society, Henry County Cattlemen's Association, Bethel United Methodist Church in Stockbridge, and The Order of Eastern Star in Morrow, Ga. She was employed by the U.S. Government Department of Defense.

Mrs Walden is survived by her husband Raymond E. Walden of Stockbridge, daughter Vennie Walden of Stockbridge, son Wesley Walden and his wife Brenda of Stockbridge, 6 grandchildren: Brandy Dean of Atlanta, Brent Walden of Stockbridge, Randi Lasseter of Stockbridge, Wyatt Walden of Stockbridge, Shane Walden of Forest Park, Brittney Walden of McDonough, 3 great grandchildren, brothers: Pep Stone of Greensboro Ga., Clifford Stone of Comer Ga., Edward Stone of Fairfield Glade Tenn., and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Walden will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church with Rev. Lavell Sanders and Dr. Robert Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends TODAY, November 26, 2007 from 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge (770) 474-1231. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, 245 Fairview Rd., Stockbridge, GA 30281 or Henry County Humane Society, 46 Work Camp Rd., McDonough, GA 30253.