Obituaries - March 25, 2008

Donna E. Walker

Mrs. Donna E. Walker, 48, of Stockbridge, passed away March 22, 2008. She was a homemaker. Surviving are husband, James T. Walker, Sr.; sons and daughters-in-law, James T. Walker, Jr., and Samantha, and Justin Lee Walker and Sarina, all of Stockbridge; granddaughter, Hailey Ann Walker; and brother, Michael Echols.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 26, at 7 p.m., at the Chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Tuesday, March 25, 6-8 p.m., at the funeral home. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700. www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com.

Fausto Ponce

Mr. Fausto Ponce, of Jonesboro, passed away on March 22, 2008. Arrangements by Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow, Ga., (770)-961-2828.

Nell Montegomery McLeroy

Mrs. Nell Montegomery McLeroy, 90, passed away, Saturday, March 22, 2008. Mrs. McLeroy was a resident of Carestone Assisted Living Center in Jonesboro. She was born Nov. 17, 1917 in Tuscaloosa County, Ala., to the late James T. and Phebia Kilgo Montegomery. Mrs. McLeroy was preceded in death by her husband, Loye C, McLeroy, Sr. Mrs. McLeroy is survived by a son, Loye C. McLeroy, Jr.; two nieces, Rita Kaye Womack and Christine Kraft; four nephews, James Bobo, Charles Bobo, Earnest Paul.Montegomery, Jr., and Leonard Montegomery. Funeral services for Mrs. McLeroy will be held from the Graveside at Forest Hills Cemetery in Forest Park at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 25. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home Parkway Chapel is in charge of the funeral arrangements for Mrs. Nell Montegomery McLeroy.