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Obituaries - May 26, 2008

Danny Lamar Looney

Mr. Danny Lamar Looney of Cumming, formerly of Forest Park, passed away May 23, 2008. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 27, 2008 at 11 a.m. at Jones Memorial United Methodist Church with interment to follow at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. Rev. Herb Chisenhall, Rev Tom Seay and Rev. Ken Corley will officiate. The family will receive friends Monday from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Danny was a member of Jones Memorial UMC, Past Master and Master Mason of the Forest Park Lodge # 399 F&AM and was raised to Master Mason 4/7/90. He is survived by his son, Spencer Looney, Marietta; mother, Frances Looney, Cumming; brothers, Mike Looney, Cumming, Maurice Looney, Cumming and Carey Looney, Hampton. Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow in charge of arrangements. 770-961-2828.

Bertha C. Hammonds

Mrs. Bertha C. Hammonds, age 81, of Jonesboro passed away May 21, 2008. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro for over 50 years.

Surviving are her husband, Mr. Spence G. Hammonds; sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas S. (Tom) and Nancy Hammonds of McDonough, and Casey F. and Cynthia Hammonds of Hampton; brothers, Earl Casey, Renvile Casey and Arnold Casey; sisters, Polly Rawls, Nancy Raynor, Rachel Dixon, Grace Knowles and Frances Jones; grandchildren, Courtney Anne Hammonds, Cole Bryant Hammonds, and Ross Bryant Hammonds; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 24, 2008, 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro with Rev. Irvin Pearre officiating. Interment Sherwood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, Missions Fund, P. O. Box 773, Jonesboro, GA 30237. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge. 770-210-2700.

Benjamin Sheppard

Benjamin Sheppard, of Morrow, passed away May 22, 2008, at Embracing Hospice.

Funeral services will be graveside, Tuesday, May 27, at 12:30 p.m., at Georgia National Cementery in Canton, Ga.

He is survived by his wife, Erna Sheppard, and nieces and nephews.

Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements, (770) 961-2828.