Dr. Bernard Olsen
Dr. Bernard Olsen, 89, of Stockbridge, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2008. A long-time resident of Raleigh, N.C., he moved to assisted living at Dogwood Forest, Stockbridge, Ga., in February of 2001.
Dr. Olsen was born and reared in Chicago. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. It was during this time in Australia that he met his future wife, Irene Wilson.
After the war, they married and moved to Chicago, where Bernie entered the University of Chicago in 1945.After earning a Ph.D. in Economics, he taught at the University of Indiana. In 1955, they moved to Raleigh, N.C., where Dr. Olsen taught Economics at North Carolina State University until he retired in 1985. He was predeceased by his wife, who died in 1986.
Dr. Olsen is survived by his nephew, Rollin Dunbar, of Palm Harbor, Fla., and his nieces, Bernice Fortin, of Bourbonnais, Ill,, and Beth Williams, of McDonough, Ga.
Memorial Services will be held at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 8, at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, with Dr. Jan Blissit officiating. There will be no visitation.
The family requests no flowers, please. Make donations to Sacred Journey Hospice, 138 Peach Dr., McDonough, Ga., 30253. Those who wish, may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, (770) 914-1414.
Lewis Alsobrook Sullivan
Mr. Lewis Alsobrook Sullivan, 60, of Hampton, passed away on Aug. 4, 2008.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Aug. 7, at 6 p.m. at New Hope United Methodist Church, 1014 New Hope Drive, Hampton, Ga.
Mr. Sullivan is survived by his wife, Sue Ann Sullivan, of Hampton; son, Kyle Lewis Sullivan, of Smyrna; sister and brother-in-law, Lois and Fritz Manuel, of Diamondhead, Miss.; brothers and sisters-in-laws, Richard and Sophie Sullivan, of St. Charles, Ill.; Bryce and Beth Sullivan, of Nashville, Tenn.
His first wife, Suzanne Watkins Sullivan, preceded him in death.
Mr. Sullivan was retired from W.R. Grace, where he was employed for more than 30 years. He served in the United States Coast Guard during the Vietnam War.
Some of his many pastimes included woodworking and automotive restoration.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Fisher House Foundation, a charity that supports military families.