Obituaries - Oct. 7, 2008

Alice Brock

Alice Brock passed away Oct. 1, 2008, at Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio, where she had been a patient since September.

Mrs. Brock was born Nov. 4, 1927. She was married to Luther Brock, who passed away on Sept. 10, 1960. They had one son, Robert E. Brock, who died on May 19, 2003. Mrs. Brock was a homemaker and lived in Forest Park.

Memorial services will be conducted by the Rev. Joe Mauthe at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Parkway Chapel in Forest Park, 1000 Forest Parkway, Forest Park, Ga. Visitation will be at Parkway Chapel, from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the memorial services. Graveside services and burial at The Rock Baptist Church in Rex, Ga. will follow the memorial service.

Robert L. Kennedy

Mr. Robert L. Kennedy, 87, of Morrow, passed away, Oct. 5, 2008. Mr. Kennedy was a retired Master Sergeant with the U.S. Army. He was also retired from the City of Atlanta. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Effie Katherine Kennedy.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Richard Smith, of Morrow; son, Eddie Kennedy, of North Carolina; grandchildren and spouses, Tawny and Howard Updegraff, and Robert and Alison Smith.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, Oct. 9, at 11a.m., in the chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home.

Interment will be at Sherwood Memorial Park with military honors. The family will receive friends, Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700, www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com.