Obituaries - Feb. 18, 2009

Eugene B. Hartsfield

Mr. Eugene B. Hartsfield, 83, of McDonough, passed away, Feb. 16, 2009.

He was a lifelong resident of Clayton and Henry counties. Mr. Hartsfield and his loving wife celebrated their 60th anniversary in June of 2008.

He was a member of Eagles Landing Baptist Church and a long-time member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and The Rock Baptist Church. He retired from the Nabisco Co., in 1988.

He is survived by his wife, Kitty; daughter and son-in-law, Vicky H. and Michael G. Smith, of McDonough; son and daughter-in-law, Larry E. and Judy Hartsfield, of McDonough; brother, Charles W. Hartsfield, of Jonesboro; sister, Carolyn H. Lee of Tennessee; grandchildren, Lisa (Greg) Pullum, Lori (Johnny) Evans, Sharon Hartsfield, Michelle Smith, Meridith Smith, Britany Smith; great-grandchildren, Andrea Perkins (Josh Burdette), Holliann Perkins, Allison Hobbs, Nicole Perkins, Dustin Evans, Kelsey Evans; great-great-grandchildren, Alivia Burdette; nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held, Thursday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m., in the Chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home. Pastors Paul L. Camp and Steve Bingham will officiate. Interment will be at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700, www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com.