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Obituaries - Oct. 20, 2009

Marian G. Holmberg

Mrs. Marian G. Holmberg, 89, of Hampton, passed away, Oct. 18, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fancher Holmberg. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro.

She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Gloria Rose and Paul Gates, of Hampton; sister-in-law, Audrey Dalrymple, of Gerry, New York; nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 1:30 p.m., CST at Greenwood Cemetery in Montgomery, Ala. The family will receive friends TODAY (Tuesday, Oct. 20), from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700,

Edith Anderson Cochran

Edith Anderson Cochran, of Morrow, passed away Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009 at her residence. She was a member of Jones Memorial Methodist Church and of United Methodist Women.

Services will be held at Jones Memorial Methodist Church, Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 11 a.m., with Pastor Shari Rates officiating. Interment to follow at Liberty Hill Cemetery in Ackworth at approximately 1:30 p m.

Survivors include daughter, Lynne Cochran Robinson and John, of Elijay; son, Philip Cochran and Laura, of Helena, Ala.; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Tuesday, from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Jones Memorial Methodist Church, Morrow, Ga., or the Atlanta Humane Society.

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