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A 'Trashy' Look: Clothing from recycled materials displayed at airport

One art exhibit at Hartsfield-Jackson just goes to show that what is old can be made new again.

Boles, Opal Louvine Miller

Age: 88

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A 'Trashy' Look: Clothing from recycled materials displayed at airport

One art exhibit at Hartsfield-Jackson just goes to show that what is

Larimer, Kenneth R. Sr.

Mr. Kenneth R. Larimer, Sr., of Griffin, formerly of Forest Park, passed away May 8, 2011. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 11, at 1 p.m., at Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, with interment to follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Wednesday prior to the service, from 11 a.m., to 1 p.m. Mr. Larimer served his country as a member of the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Larimer; sons, Kenneth R. "Ronnie" Larimer, Jr., (Vickie), of Forest Park, Donnie Larimer (Judi), of Hapeville, and Roger Wayne Larimer, of Griffin; sisters, Pat Brawley, of Enterprise, Ala., Virginia Hart, of Ozark, Ala., and Lois Thompson, of Birmingham, Ala.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow is in charge of arrangements, (770) 961-2828.

Nichols, Ruby

Ruby Nichols, more affectionally known as "Sue," 77, of McDonough, passed away Sunday. Funeral services will be conducted TODAY (Tuesday, May 10), in the chapel of Horis A. Ward-Fairview Chapel at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Ken Davidson officiating. Cremation will follow at Mrs. Nichols’ request. She is survived by three daughters, Carol Wallace, Wanda Bowden and Tracey Puerner; one son, James C. Nichols; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Nichols; two sons, Larry and Bobby Nichols, and her parents, William and Evelynn Hughes. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, from 11 a.m., untill the hour of the service. Horis A. Ward-Fairview Chapel, 376 Fairview Road, Stockbridge, Ga. 30281 is in charge of arrangements, (770) 474-1231.

Platt, Caroline

Mrs. Caroline Platt, 89, of Griffin, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011. She was born in Raritan, N. J., to the late Paul and Caroline Berger Schultz. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Albert Platt, Jr. Caroline was a member of the Locust Grove United Methodist Church, and enjoyed sewing and quilting. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Charlie (Gail) Platt, of Culloden; grandchildren, Marsha (Brian) Hanson, of Locust Grove, Eric (Dana) Platt, of Barnesville; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Emily Hanson, Jacob Platt, Michael, Keli and Travis Conklin. Memorial services will be conducted Friday, May 13, at 2 p.m., from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Friends may visit the family one hour prior to the service. Contributions are asked to be made to the Locust Grove United Methodist Church, in memory of Caroline. Haisten Funeral Home, 1745 Zack Hinton Parkway South, McDonough, Ga. 30253, is in charge of arrangements, (770) 914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.

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