Obituaries - July 1, 2008

Marian B. Calmes

Marian B. Calmes, 86, of Halls Bridge Road, Jackson, Ga, died Friday morning, June 27, 2008. She was born in Cumberland County, N.C., Nov. 25, 1921, the daughter of the late Millard and Mabel Thompson Butler.

She was the wife of the late Robert L. Calmes, and was the matron cook at the Clayton County Sheriff's Department.

Survivors include her children, Barbara Powell and Harvey Eady, Raymond and Carlene Calmes, all of Jackson; Larry Calmes and Vicky Johnson, of Conley; five grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sisters, Louise Butler, of Fayetteville, N.C., and Deon Butler, of Jacksonville, N.C.; several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were Sunday, June 29, at 2 p.m., at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Forest Park. Margaret Sutherland officiated. Friends visited the family at the funeral home Saturday evening, from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m. Haisten Funeral Home, Jackson, (770) 775-3119.