Obituaries - Jan. 9, 2008

Joe E. Holley

Joe E. Holley, 49, of Stockbridge, died Jan. 6, 2008 at Sacred Journey Hospice. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Holley Betsill; sisters, Bonnie Meyer and her husband, Sam, of Newnan, Nancy Holley Kitchens, of Stockbridge, and Carmen Holley, of Arkansas; two nephews, Ellis Meyer and John Stafford; one niece, Karla Kitchens. He was predeceased by his father, the late Frank Holley,

A memorial will be held in the Chapel at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Jan. 12. Cremation Society of the SOUTH@Eagles Landing. www.cssouth.com, (770) 692-1181.

Katherine B. Glawson

Katherine B. Glawson, 82, of McDonough passed away Jan. 7. Mrs. Glawson was retired from Northwest Airlines, a member of The Rock Baptist Church, a member of the D. A. V. Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her son, Marshal Carpenter. Surviving are husband, Joseph J. Glawson; son, Danny Carpenter, of Athens; daughter, Trudi Baudo, of McDonough; sister, Emily Garrett, of Hiawassee; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m., at The Rock Baptist Church, with Dr. Don Basel officiating. Interment will follow in The Rock Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends TODAY (Wednesday, Jan. 9), 2-4 p.m., and 6-8 p.m., at the funeral home. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700.

Ruth B. Eskew

Ruth B. Eskew, of McDonough, died Jan. 7, after a brief illness. Mrs. Eskew is survived by her husband, Ray Eskew, of McDonough; daughter, Donna and husband, Donald Smith, of Newnan; ., son, Richard and wife, Sue Hall, of Flowery Branch; grandchildren, Heather Wimberly, Layla Smith and Tyler Hall; six great-grandchildren; brother, Leonard and wife, Catherine Bailey, of Stone Mountain. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The Georgia Association for the Blind.

Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel, 376 Fairview Road, Stockbridge, Ga. 30281, (770) 474-1231.

James Walker Wilkins

Funeral services for James Walker Wilkins will be held TODAY, Jan. 9, at 3 p.m., at the Seawright Funeral Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Earl Hendrix. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-3 p.m. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum in Hendersonville, N.C. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 154 Mile Stone Way, Greenville, S.C. 29615. Seawright Funeral Home & Crematory www.seawright-funeralhome.com.

Mireille Davis

Mireille Davis, 76, of Decatur, died Jan. 6, at the Henry Medical Center. She was born in Casablanca, Morocco to the late Rahamin and Germaine Bounan Toledano. Mrs. Davis was a member of the Henry County Moose Lodge and enjoyed bingo and spending time with her family. Survivors include her husband, Rick Davis; sons, Jacques and William Davis; granddaughters, Ericka Kitchens and Nicole Davis; great granddaughters, Emily and Kaylee Kitchens. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Jan. 10, at 11 a.m., from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gary Boggs officiating. Interment will follow at Philadelphia United Methodist Church Cemetery. Friends may visit the family Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m., at the funeral home. Haisten Funeral Home, 1745 Zack Hinton Parkway South, McDonough, Ga. 30253, (770) 914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.

Mr. Barry Dale Jones, Jr.

Mr. Barry Dale Jones, Jr., 31, of Stockbridge, passed away Jan. 7, 2008 at Henry Medical Center. Mr. Jones was born in Fulton County. He was a member of Gospel Outreach Church in Stockbridge; he loved and enjoyed his family, friends and his dogs. He enjoyed camping, fishing, attending concerts and playing on his play station. His mother, Darlene Belcher Lee, preceded him in death. Survivors are his wife, Crystal Jones; children, Jessica and Kaylei, all of Stockbridge; father and step-mother, Barry and Joy Jones, of Griffin; step father, Michael Lee, of Gwinnett County; brothers, Bryan, Nathan and Justin; grandparents, Joann and Sidney Belcher, Hill and Edna Jones, Betty Timbs and Joann Lee; nieces and nephews. A memorial service for Barry Jones will be Thursday, Jan. 10, at 1p.m., at Stockbridge Assembly of God, with Pastor Douglas K. Drucker officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the church. Haisten Funeral Home - McDonough, (770) 914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.