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Obituaries - Oct. 9, 2007

Virginia "Ginny" Lee

Mrs. Virginia "Ginny" Lee, age 82, of Jonesboro, passed away, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007.

She is survived by her husband, Chick Lee; daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Tom Cromer, of High Falls; Cindy and Jerry Harget, of High Falls; sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Teena Lee, of Peachtree City; Duel and Jean Lee, of Thomaston; Rocky and Karen Lee, of Thomaston; brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Sherry Knowles, of Douglasville; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held, Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 11a.m., in the chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home. The Rev. Randy Wood and the Rev. Elmer Stephens will officiate. Interment will follow at Jonesboro City Cemetery. The family will receive friends TODAY, Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at the funeral home. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700.

Henry J. Brown

Mr. Henry J. Brown, of Riverdale, passed away Oct. 7, 2007, at the age of 83.

Funeral services will be held at graveside Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 2 p.m., at Sherwood Memorial Park, with interment to follow. The Rev. Wally Woodcock will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday, from 6-8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Mr. Brown worked and retired from Western Southern Life Insurance Co. He served his country in the U.S. Army during WW II and the Korean Conflict. He was awarded the Purple Heart as well as combat ribbons.

Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Jessie Lee Brown, of Riverdale; son, Stanley Allen and Mary Brown, of Jonesboro; sister, Georgia Faye Thomas, of Salisbury, N.C.; grandsons, Timothy Allen and Nicole Brown, of McDonough, Kevin Stanley and Alicja Brown, of Norcross; great-grandchildren, Caitlin Brown and Johnathan Brown, of McDonough; numerous nieces and nephews. Horis A. Ward Tara Chapel, Jonesboro is in charge of the arrangements. (770) 471-7171.