Obituaries - June 3, 2009

Barbara June Ellis

Mrs. Barbara June Ellis passed away June 1, 2009.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, June 4, at 11 a.m., at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens with Pastor Ray Waters officiating. The family will receive friends today, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

She was born Sept. 8, 1932 in LaGrange. Mrs. Ellis was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Ray Ellis, Sr.; parents, Charles and Bernice Smith; brother, Joe Bailey; children, Ray Ellis, Jr., and wife Ann Marie Fullerton, Lynn Hornsby, Gail and Mark Eidson, Kay and Darrell Baity; grandchildren, Chad Ellis, Lisa and Kyle Mapp, Chris Ellis, Ben Meredith, Amanda Meredith, Brandon Spradlin and Meagan Baity; great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Haney, Avarie Price, Tristen Mapp, Tristen Campen, Cody Campen and Dakota Meredith.

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

Robert Clarence Haines

Robert Clarence Haines, age 56, of Forest Park passed away suddenly Sunday, May 31, 2009, at his home, of natural causes. Mr. Haines was a lithographer by trade but was stricken with a muscular disability in 2001. His hobby was building model planes. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence William and Jeanette Elizabeth Anderson Haines.

He is survived by his loving and devoted daughters, Rebecca (Matt) Bergen, Toni (Stephen) Deweese; grandchildren, Jordan Bergen, Jennifer Bergen, Sarah Deweese and the little blessing to be born in December; brother, John "Mick" (Vickie) Haines; niece, Jennifer (Rich) Swords; nephew, Jeromy Haines; great-nieces, Taylor Swords, Emma Swords and a host of friends.

A memorial is planned Thursday, June 4, at 11 a.m., at Ward's Parkway Chapel to celebrate the life of a wonderful father, grandfather, brother and friend. His family requests donations be made, in lieu of flowers, to MS Foundation, 455 Abernathy Road Suite 210, Atlanta, Ga., 30328, or The American Heart Association, 2452 Spring Road, Smyrna, Ga., 30080. Horis A. Ward Parkway Chapel, 1000 Forest Parkway, Forest Park, Ga., 30297 is in charge of arrangements. (404) 366-3522.