Funeral Announcements: July 24
Death notices and funeral announcements for Tuesday, July 24. Click on the names of the deceased to be taken to their full obituaries posted on the funeral homes' websites.
Estelle Cole: The 89-year-old Powder Springs resident died Sunday, July 22, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at First Baptist Church of Powder Springs, with the Rev. Mike Woods and the Rev. Alan Davis officiating.
Herbert Bruce "Herby" Holt Sr.: March 1, 1956 - July 20, 2012. Funeral services for the Cartersville resident will be held Tuesday, July 24, at 5 p.m. at Benson Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Billy Monday will officiate. Mr. Holt's remains will be cremated following the service.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from noon to 5 p.m.
Joe Brooks: Dec. 15, 1964 - July 22, 2012. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 24, at Clark Funeral Home, from 5 to 8 p.m. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, you may make donations to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 3525 Piedmont Road NE, Building 6, Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30305.
David Cary Hamrick: April 7, 1950 - July 22, 2012. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 24, at 3 p.m. from Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, with Doug Hicks officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Shirley G. Muncher: Jan. 12, 1940 - July 21, 2012. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 24, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of the Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home with Brother Chuck Thomas officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, July 24, from 9 a.m. until the funeral hour.
Thomas R. Powell: Sept. 7, 1941 - July 16, 2012. The 70-year-old Rockmart resident passed away at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Fla., following an extended illness. A graveside service will be held at Cheatham Hill Memorial Park on Sunday, July 29, at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Danny Echols officiating. The bagpipes will be played by Steve Thrasher. Serving as pallbearers will be David Powell, Jason Powell, Joshua Powell, Wesley Powell, Ethan Powell and Norman Clanton. Interment will immediately follow the service.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, July 28, from 4 to 6 p.m.
The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Lupus Foundation of America in his honor. You can make donations by visiting their website at www.lupus.org; phone 202-349-1155, or mail Lupus Foundation of America, P.O. Box 418629, Boston, MA 02241-8629.