Funeral Announcements: Jan. 4, 2013
Death notices and funeral announcements from Paulding and West Cobb funeral homes for Friday, Jan. 4. Click on the names of the deceased to be taken to their full obituaries posted on the funeral homes' websites.
Larry L. Baker: The 54-year-old of Lithia Springs died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012. Memorial service to be announced at a later date.
Amalie Gray: The 76-year-old passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, at noon at Bellamy Funeral Homes in Hiram. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tranquility Community Hospice.
Jeanette Dunson Brooke: April 23, 1917 - Dec. 31, 2012. Mrs. Brooke was cremated and a memorial service is planned for Monday, Jan. 7, from the First United Methodist Church in LaGrange, with the Rev. Helen Henry officiating.
Mary Atcheson Snow: May 11, 1933 - Jan. 1, 2013. Funeral services for the Dallas resident will be held Friday, Jan. 4, at 2 p.m. from the Benson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Durwood Perry and the Rev. Steve Schofield officiating. Interment will follow in New Hope Cemetery.
Jim Hardeman: Jan. 26, 1945 - Jan. 3, 2013. Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 12, at 11 a.m. from Clark Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jeremy Lundy and Brother Grant Hardeman officiating. Interment will follow in Paulding Memorial Gardens with full military honors. John Wiklanski, Terry Igoe, Stan Esckilsen, Jim Hiler, Jim Alsop, Dave Nottingham, Vic Bandini, Bernard Smith, Kelly McHugh, Lynn Kazmierowski and Francisco Marcano will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends Friday, Jan. 11, at Clark Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m.
Tom P. Ryan: Aug. 4, 1923 - Dec. 25, 2012. A memorial mass will be held Friday, Jan. 18, at 2 p.m. from St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with Father Adrian Pleus officiating.
In lieu of flowers, you may make donations to the Paulding County Chapter of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, 680 West Memorial Drive, Dallas, GA 30132.
Mary Evelyn Burns: Oct. 1, 1941 – Dec. 22, 2012. A memorial service will be held in the chapel of Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home on Saturday, Jan. 5, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Thomas Cole officiating. Music will be provided by Ginger McClure.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, from 11 a.m. until the time of service.
Sharon Staggs Bennett: Aug. 17, 1951 - Dec. 29, 2012. The family will receive friends at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory, 2480 Macland Road in Marietta, on Sunday, Jan. 6, from 2 to 5 p.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to Helping Hands of Paulding County, P.O. Box 1130, Dallas, GA 30132. Phone 770-443-1230 or visit www.helpinghandspauldingga.org.
Clarence Donald "Don" Cheek: Nov. 26, 1934 - Dec. 28, 2012. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta. Interment will follow at Georgia Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
William M. "Big Bill" Dromo: June 28, 1937 - Dec. 28, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, in the chapel of West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta with the Rev. Bobby Simmons officiating. Interment will follow at Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 12502 USF Pine Drive, Tampa, FL 33612; or www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.
Minnie L. Hunnicutt: May 2, 1935 - Jan. 2, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta. Interment will follow at Mt. Harmony Memorial Gardens in Mableton.
The family will receive friends Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mary Shannon Robinson-Gunn: Aug. 15, 1953 - Dec. 28, 2012. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church in Dallas.