Obituaries - July 24, 2009

Gordon McNew

Gordon McNew of Atlanta, formerly of Green County, passed away Monday, July 20, 2009. Gordon was a veteran and civil servant for 58 years. He was a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and he was a Mason.

He is survived by his daughters, Karen McNew, Maria Davis, and Nanette McNew; granddaughter, Jazmin S. McNew; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Mike Wright; two nieces, Sandra and Michelle Wright; one great niece, Caitlin E. Bohannon; one great nephew, Patrick Bohannon; companion of nine years, Yasuko Griffin; stepson and daughter, Joe and Emily Barachina; and step grandchildren, Jason and Madison Barachina.

Memorial services were held Wednesday, July 22 at the Protestant chapel at Fort McPherson at 11:30 a.m., with Pastor Bradley Godding officiating. His remains will be taken to the Kiser-Rosehill Funeral Home in Greenville, Tenn., for visitation on Friday and burial on Saturday at the Hartmans Chapel UMC. Horis A. Ward, Tara Chapel, 681 North Ave., Jonesboro, Ga. (770) 471-7171.