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Obituaries - June 24, 2009

Nash N. Cronin, Jr.

November 1944 - June 2009

Nash N. Cronin, a resident of Sebastian, Fla., passed away peacefully on Monday, June 22, 2009. He was born in Tennessee, and raised in Atlanta. Many will remember Nash as owner and operator of Scorpios Beauty Salon. Prior to that, he served honorably in the Navy as an electronics engineer on the USS Enterprise. He was the only child born to the late Nash and Hazel Cronin and was the beloved husband of Deborah Cronin for over 24 years. Nash will forever be remembered by his devoted wife; his daughters, Melanie Kelly, Scarlett Wooldridge and Tara Werho; sons, Stephen and Marcus Combs; and 10 grandchildren, James, Cole, Dalton, Isabella, Brittany, Eric, Zach, Josh, Eleanor and Elias.

Nash loved fishing, fast cars, and his famous pet turtle "Hank." More than any of this, he loved his wife deeply in a way that should inspire us all. Even as his health declined and was forced to walk with a cane, he never failed to stop opening the door for his bride, Deborah.

Nash touched the lives of many people with his smile and great character. He had one living request prior to his going to be with the Lord: He would say, "Just tell everyone I've gone home!" We praise God that today Nash has his new body!

Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, July 11 at 11 a.m., at 1405 Indian River Drive, Sebastian, Fla., overlooking the Intercoastal Waterway (across from Earl's Hideaway). The family requests all donations be sent to the wonderful people who gave such wonderful care of our family at our deep time of need at The Fischer House, 7305 North Military Trail, Route 122, West Palm Beach, Fla., 33410-6400. Teresa del Rio (561) 882-6565.

Moffat Lee Wall

Mr. Moffat Lee Wall, age 70, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2009 at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1939. He was the son of the late Henry Charner Wall and the late Virginia Simmons Wall. He was owner of Double Eagle Land Development Company and served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Mr. Wall was a graduate of the University of Georgia in Athens. He was a member of the Oak Hill Baptist Church and a member and past commander of the American Legion Post 55 of McDonough. Mr. Wall was preceded in death by an infant son John Henry Wall.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Allethea Smith Wall of Williamson, Ga.; daughter, Julie Wall of McDonough; sons and daughter-in-law, John Wall of Locust Grove, Clate and Courtney Wall of Williamson; seven grandchildren, Maegan and Alex Blankenship, Kendall and Raygan Wall, Allie, Amanda and Lee Wall; brothers and sisters-in-law, Danny and Brenda Gail Wall of Leesburg, Charner and Betty Jo Wall of Chamblee; uncle Troy Lee Simmons and Janice Hodges of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 25 at 11 a.m., in the Warren Haisten Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Tim Dalstrom will officiate. Interment will follow at 2 p.m., in the Ellaville City Cemetery. Friends may visit the family on Wednesday, June 24 from 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. To offer condolences online to the family, please do so at www.haistenmcculloughfuneralhome.com. Haisten McCullough Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements. (770) 229-4994.