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Obituaries - Nov. 30, 2007

Lona Gertrude Grant

Funeral services for Mrs. Lona Gertrude Grant, 70, of Jonesboro, formerly of Randolph County, will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007 at 11a.m., from the Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Chris Reynolds, Dr. Robert Wilson and Bro. Danny James officiating. Burial will follow in the Randolph Memory Gardens ,with Quattlebaum Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10-11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 1.

Mrs. Grant passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, with her husband and children by her side, at the Atlanta Medical Center. Survivors include her beloved husband of 54 years, L.B. Grant, Jr., of Jonesboro; three daughters, Sharon (husband, Thomas) Benbrook, of Niceville, Fla., Teresa Thompson & fiance, Epi Moliga of Shalimar, Fla., Nancy Grant, of Gadsden; three sisters, Miriam, Brenda Sue and Janet; ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be her sons-in-law and grandsons.

Mrs. Grant was born March 15, 1937, daughter of Helf and Mary Frost Smith. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Jonesboro, a loving wife and mother, an inspiration to all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Bobby Glenn Grant; two sisters, Jean Abner and Nell Haygood.

Frank B. Cash

Frank B. Cash, of Jonesboro, died Nov. 29, 2007.

He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was retired from Fort Gillem with 28 years of service.

Survived by his wife of 64 years, Lester Cash; daughter, Mary Hughey and her husband Liston; son, Leck Cash and his wife, Penny, all of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Dustin Cash, Brandon Hughey, and April Cash; great grandson, Tyler Cash.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Horis A. Ward Tara Chapel with Rev. Irvin Pearre officiating. Interment will be at Sherwood. The family will receive friends Friday from 5-8 p.m. at Horis A. Ward Tara Chapel, 681 North Ave., Jonesboro, (770) 471-7171.

Leslie (Les) Furber

Leslie (Les) Furber of Rex, Ga. passed away Nov. 29, 2007.

He is survived by his mother, E. Kay Casey of Jacksonville, Fla.; father, Robert (Bob) Furber, Rex, Ga.; two sisters, Luanne and husband Branton Dorsey, McDonough, Ga., Kathy and husband Rick Bradley, Daytona Beach, Fla.; one niece, Britney Bradley; four nephews, T.J. Bradley, Jimmy King, Bobby Massey and Randall Massey; and extended family.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007 at the Fairview Chapel of Horis A. Ward Funeral Home. Dr. Frank Crumpler will officiate. Interment will be in Sherwood Memorial Park. Family will receive friends, Friday, Nov. 20, 2007 from 6-8 p.m. at the Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel, 376 Fairview Road, Stockbridge, Ga. 30281 (770) 474-1231.