Area Deaths - March 29, 2014

Edna Bowdoin

Edna Bowdoin of Conley, GA passed away on 3-21-14. Arrangements by Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow, GA. 770-961-2828.

H.M. “Mit” Bradford

H.M. “Mit” Bradford of McDonough, GA passed away on March 28, 2014. Arrangements by Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors Morrow, GA. 770-961-2828.

Nancy Kemper

Mrs. Nancy Kemper, age 78, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Nancy was born on June 16, 1935 in Nashua, New Hampshire to Melvin and Josephine Platte. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wade, her parents, her younger brother Norman Platte and her brother-in-law Keith Kemper. Nancy was an avid bridge player and was a faithful member of Philadelphia Presbyterian Church. She loved The Falcons and Florida Gators football and being with her family and friends. Nancy is survived by her daughter, Diane (Tony) Kitchen of Stockbridge, her son, Roy (Mary) Kemper of Greenville, S.C., grandchildren, Kaylynn LaFoy, Clara Kemper and Landon Kemper, brother, Mel (Ditie) Platte of R. I., and sisters-in-law, JoAnne Kemper of WY., and Celeste Platte of FL, along with nieces, nephews and many friends. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 31, 2014, 2 p.m. at Philadelphia Presbyterian Church in Forest Park, GA with burial following in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Philadelphia Presbyterian Church, American Diabetes Association or a charity of your choice.

Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge 770-210-2700. www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com

Nettie Lee Naramore

Nettie Lee Naramore, of Rex, passed away on March 25, 2014. A graveside service will be held at the Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, Ga., on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 12:30 pm. The family will be accepting friends at the funeral home on Monday, 1pm-3pm. Ms. Narramore served as a clerk in the United States Army and went on to work for the Georgia Department of Labor; from which she later retired.

She is survived by her sons, Wayne Horne of Sawyerville, AL., and Richard Horne of Macon; 8 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren.

Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow, Ga., 770-961-2828 in charge of arrangements.www.thomasscroggsfuneraldirectors.com

Gerald Nichols

Gerald Allen Nichols of Riverdale, GA., passed March 27, 2014 at his residence after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Carol Nichols; 3 children, Rodney Nichols, Duane Nichols and Connie Caine; grandchildren, Emily, Rayna, Reagan, Rihiannon & Cody Nichols, David & Leo Caine and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral Service for Mr. Gerald Allen Nichols will be held Thursday, April 3rd, 2014, 2pm at Tara Garden Chapel Funeral Home, 681 N. Ave., Jonesboro, GA., Burial at Fairview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 164 Fairview Rd, Stockbridge, GA. Please, visit our website to extend condelences.ww.taragardenchapelfuneralhome.com

John R. Still

John R. Still of Forest Park, GA passed away on 3-27-14. Arrangements by Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow, GA. 770-961-2828.