Obituaries - July 21, 2008

Mrs. Ruby Hall

Mrs. Ruby Hall, of Fayetteville, formerly of McDonough, passed away, July 20, 2008. Call funeral home for arrangements. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700. www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com

Mrs. Beulah Orr

Mrs. Beulah Orr, age 94, of McDonough, passed away, July 19, 2008.

Call funeral home for arrangements. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., (770) 210-2700. www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com

Mai Rose Harper

Mai Rose Harper, age 77 of Stockbridge, Ga., died on Sunday, July 20, 2008. She was born in Goodlettsville, Tenn. to the late Melvin Oline and Catherine Louise Mathias Bowers. She was a member of Salem Baptist Church and former of Heritage Hills Baptist Church, Conyers, Ga. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Lee Harper; son, Michael; and sister, Louise Zuehlke.

Mrs. Harper is survived by her daughter, Teresa Sorrells, Lawrenceville, Ga.; sisters, Frances Collins, Portland, Tenn., Alberta Groves, Covington, Ga., Brenda Halberg, Cocoa Beach, Fla., Vickie Jenkins, Covington, Ga.; three grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 23, 2008 from the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Rev. Rick Statham officiating. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, (770) 914-1414.

Mr. Mark Allen McWilliams

Mr. Mark Allen McWilliams, age 41 of McDonough, died July 18, 2008. Mr. McWilliams was preceded in death by his mother, Jackie McWilliams and grandparents, George and Lucille Canning and Irving and Dorothy McWilliams. He is survived by his father, Richard McWilliams; children, Alexus McWilliams, Savannah McWilliams; sister, Paige Griffith; brother, Scott McWilliams; nieces and nephews, Bearach and Erin Griffith, Kimber and Alex McWilliams; Aunt and Uncle, Al and Barbara McWilliams; and cousins, Julee and Christian Vansant.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2008 in the Jonesboro Chapel of Pope Dickson & Son. Interment will follow in Westview Cemetery. The family will received friends at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2008. Pope Dickson & Son, Jonesboro Chapel, (770) 478-7211.