Mowell Funeral Home Obit Entry

September 1, 2014

Warren Moody

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Mr. Warren Lee Moody, 86, died August 31, 2014.  Mr. Moody proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War.  He was preceded in death by his grandson Kevin Cawley.  He is survived by his son Terry Cawley of Woodbury;  son Jerome & Pat Cawley of Decatur, AL; granddaughter Paige Cawley of Gay, GA; grandson Todd Cawley and Molly Adams of Decatur, GA; grandson Nick & Beth Cawley of Decatur, AL; 9 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

A Graveside service with Military Honors will be held Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 3:00 PM at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in College Park.  Rev. Dennis Watson will officiate.

Carl J Mowell & Son, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com

August 31, 2014

JULIA BROWN

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Mrs. Julia Brown, 93, of Fairburn, died August 31, 2014.  She was born January 19, 1921 in Tyrone, GA and was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church of Fairburn.  She was preceded in death by her husband William Beasley Brown.  She is survived by her daughter Rebecca & Ernest Jernigan of Fairburn;  sons Kenneth & Gloria Brown of Leesburg, FL, Chuck & Patti Brown of Fayetteville, and Philip & Jennifer Brown of Union City;  17 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by her brother F.M. and Evelyn Farr of Fayetteville and her sister Shirley Presley of Griffin as well as several nieces and nephews.

        Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 1:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Fairburn.  Mrs. Brown will lie in state at 12:00 PM.  Dr. Justin Terrell will officiate.  Burial will follow at Sharon Memorial Gardens in Tyrone.  The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the PruittCares Foundation (1626 Jeurgnes Court,  Norcross, GA  30093).

Carl J Mowell & Son, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com

Gwendolyn Williams

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Services pending

John Ryans

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Services Pending

August 27, 2014

John E. Crain, Jr.

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John Edward Crain, Jr., 69, of Fayetteville, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014. He was a graduate of the University of Memphis and retired after 35 years with Pitney Bowes. Mr. Crain was a loving Papa to his girls.
He was preceded in death by his parents Verna & John E. Crain, Sr.; brother William Crain; and sisters Joanne Nellis, Carolyn McCormick, and Janet Crain. He is survived by his wife Dorothy C. “Dotty” Crain of Fayetteville; daughter Claire (Nathan) Monroe of Hampton; granddaughters Maya Monroe & Alexa Monroe of Hampton; brother Lawrence (Jane) Crain of Tucker; also numerous nieces & nephews.
A funeral mass will be held Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 12:00 PM at the Catholic Church of St. Gabriel. Fr. Michael McWhorter will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM prior to the mass.
In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville-www.mowellfuneralhome.com

August 24, 2014

Juanita “Tootsie” Blanton

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Juanita G. “Tootsie” Blanton, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014.
She was preceded in death by her husband Troy A. Blanton and son John Clay Blanton. She is survived by her son Toby (Sarah) Blanton of Brooks; grandchildren Jonathan Clay (Desiree) Blanton of Fayetteville, Benjamin Troy Blanton and fiancé Jackie William of Orlando, Anna Elisabeth Blanton, Courtney Marie Blanton, and Madelyn Rae Blanton, all of Brooks; beloved dog DD; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces & nephews, and special friend & caregiver Marie Knowles.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Reverend Glenn Stringham and Reverend Mike Daniel will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville-www.mowellfuneralhome.com

Annie McClure

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Annie Genevia McClure, 72, of Riverdale, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014.
She was preceded in death by her husband James Marion McClure. She is survived by her daughter Genese (Ron) Stanley of Riverdale; daughter Vickey (Steve) Hoover of McDonough; son Jimbo (Vicki) McClure of Greenville, TN; son Ronald McClure of Thomaston; daughter Samantha (Terry) Meeks of Thomaston; son Kevin (Melissa) McClure of Thomaston; son Ronnie McClure of McDonough; 13 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 1:00 PM at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Bishop Benny Cole and Pastor French will officiate. The burial will follow at Forest Lawn, College Park. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville-www.mowellfuneralhome.com

August 23, 2014

Lowell Hale

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Reverend Lowell Edgar Hale returned to the Lord on August 23, 2014. He was born Dec 4, 1936 in Sylacauga, AL. Rev. Hale graduated from East Highland High School. After graduating from Tuskegee University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1965; he moved his family to Atlanta, GA. Rev. Hale continued his studies at the Interdenominational Theological Center, Gammon Theological Seminary. He graduated in 1968. Later, he received his Master of Theology Degree in 1973. Rev. Hale was then appointed Pastor of Bowen United Methodist Church in Tuskegee, Alabama. Rev. Hale later joined the United States Air Force as a Chaplain. His solo assignments took him to Korea and Thailand and his accompanied assignments took him and his family to California, Colorado, Florida, Germany, Turkey, Missouri and Michigan. Lieutenant Colonel Hale retired in 1993 from the United States Air Force. Rev Hale and his wife moved to Fayetteville, Georgia after his military retirement. He continued to serve Christ at Metropolitan United Methodist Church, Montgomery, Alabama for 7 years. Reverend Hale later served as Associate Pastor at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. Additionally, Rev. Hale was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. His favorite pastime was sampling various food items, especially anything with chocolate in it! He is survived by his wife Martha Hale, daughter, Pamelar Denise Hale Baker and son-in-law Charles Baker, Jr. He was preceded in his passing by his parents Ralph Hale Sr. and Johnsie Hale; brothers Ralph Hale Sr., Harvey Hale, Harold Hale, D. Lamar Hale and sister Lillian Hale-Looney. Lowell also leaves a host of nephews, nieces, sister-in-laws, brother-in-laws, other relatives and many personal and professional friends.

Carl J. Mowell & Son, Fayetteville-www.mowellfuneralhome.com

Ana Bonney

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Ana Maria Bonney, 74, of Fayetteville, passed away August 23, 1014. She was preceded in death by her parents Roy & Elena Thorne; oldest daughter Patricia Bonney; sister Dula Brin and brother Lindy Thorne. She is survived by her daughter Loida Bonney, M.D. (Eugene Mooring) of Fayetteville; brothers Mario Thorne of Sierra Vista, AZ, Jorge Thorne of Chicago, IL, Carlos Thorne of Chicago, IL; and sisters Cecilia McClean of Colon, Panama and Myrna Wester of Pemberton, NJ.
A memorial service will be held Friday, August 29, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Fayette Seventh Day Adventist Church, 814 New Hope Road, Fayetteville, GA 30214. Pastor Shawn Shines will officiate. The body will lie in state from 10:00 to 11:00 AM prior to the service. A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville.
Carl J. Mowell & Son, Fayetteville-www.mowellfuneralhome.com

Robert Sexton, Sr.

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Mrs. Ruth Annette Burke Ford, age 92, of Redwine Road, Fayetteville, GA, died Wednesday, August 20. A memorial service was held at 4:00 PM Saturday, August 23, at Covenant Presbyterian Church, Fayetteville, GA, with the Rev. James F. Lambert officiating.
Mrs. Ford was born on July 29, 1922 in Oak Grove, KY to Walton George Allen Burke and Mary Belle Bartlett Burke. She graduated from Bethel Woman’s College in Hopkinsville, KY in 1941 before teaching school and working at Camp Campbell, KY. Later she married, moved to North Wilkesboro, NC, raised four children, and taught at NW Elementary School for fifteen years as an aide.
Mrs. Ford was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, James Kinnaird Ford, and a granddaughter, Rachel Ford Springer. She is survived by two sons and two daughters; James K. Ford, Jr. (Lorraine) of Salisbury, MD, Douglas H. Ford (Michelle) of Charlotte, NC, Anita F. Davis (Denver) of Fayetteville, GA, and Patsy F. Eads (Jay) of Brandon, MS; ten grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren Memorials may be made to the Children’s Ministry at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 819 Highway 314, Fayetteville, GA 30214.
Carl J. Mowell & Son-www.mowellfuneralhome.com

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