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Ge­orge Corn­well

Mr. Ge­orge Franklin Corn­well, 73, of Cal­houn, died Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 29, 2018 at his res­i­dence.

Mr. Corn­well was born in Re­saca, GA on Septem­ber 1, 1944, son of the late Ge­orge Wal­ter Corn­well and May­belle Hig­don Corn­well. In ad­di­tion to his par­ents, he was pre­ceded in death by five sis­ters, He­len Du­n­away, Thelma Cal­loway, Audry Corn­well, Anita Corn­well and Ge­or­gia Corn­well; and one brother, Henry Corn­well.

As a young boy, he moved from Re­saca to the Her­ring­ton Bend, and at­tended Oostanaula School through the eighth grade. He be­gan his pub­lic work­ing ca­reer de­liv­er­ing ap­pli­ances for Bunk and Clau­dia Lanier. He worked also with Robert Her­ring­ton, J. B. Rick­ett, Lewis Hens­ley, and Tram­mell Bar­ton, who taught him to re­pair ap­pli­ances. He later he worked for a horse farm in Cov­ing­ton, LA. He was the man­ager of the Ted Turner fam­ily es­tate and had worked for Boe­ing Air­craft in Wash­ing­ton. Prior to his re­tire­ment in 2004, he was em­ployed by Lock­heed Martin for 25 years. After his re­tire­ment he en­joyed spend­ing time in Florida at his time­shares. He was very ac­tive with the Oostanaula Com­mu­nity Club and at­tended the Sum­merville Flea Mar­ket ev­ery Tues­day. Ge­orge at­tended Bar­rett Road Church of God.

He is sur­vived by his daugh­ters and sons- in­law, Michelle Corn­well, Car­rie Rich, Katrina and Cur­tis Haney, and Sara and John Charles; a life­long love and friend, Shirley Corn­well; sis­ters and brother- in- law, Lucy and J. E. Glass, and Lanette Busby; grand­chil­dren, Kimberly Rich, Christy Pri­eto, Joshua Haney, Justin Haney, Jor­dan Haney, Lil­lian Wil­liams, and Ak­sel Charles; and great grand­chil­dren, Chaysten, Collin, An­na­lynn, Hay­den, Rylie, and Ira­bel­lia.

A ser­vice to honor the life of Ge­orge Franklin Corn­well will be held Satur­day, Septem­ber 1st at 4:00 p.m., from the chapel of Max Bran­non and Sons Funeral Home. Pas­tor Nor­ris Sex­ton will of­fi­ci­ate. Honorary pall­bear­ers serv­ing are Elvin Glass, David Glass, Walt (Bimbo) Du­n­away, Dewey Du­n­away, Leonard Glass, and Steven Glass.

The Corn­well fam­ily will re­ceive friends at the funeral home on Fri­day, Au­gust 31st from 4: 00 p. m. un­til 9: 00 p. m.

The fam­ily would like to give spe­cial thanks to Hanna Ni­chol­son and all the staff of Ta­pes­try Hospice.

Friends may sign the online guest reg­is­ter at www.maxbran­nonand­sons.com. Ar­range­ments are un­der the care and di­rec­tion of Max Bran­non and Sons Funeral Home of Cal­houn. Avanell Brock

Avanell Jones Brock, age 92 of Re­saca, went to be with her Lord on Fri­day, Au­gust 31, 2018 at her res­i­dence.

Avanell was born on April 27, 1926 to the late Al­bert and Ophe­lia Jones. In ad­di­tion to her par­ents, Avanell is also pre­ceded in death by; her hus­band, Floyd Brock; sis­ters, Aileen Gree­son, Floy Wright, Daisy Jones, and Ella Ree Mor­ri­son; brother, Jay Jones; and spe­cial friend, Ju­lia Baker.

Avanell was a de­voted wife to Floyd Brock for over fifty years. They owned Brock Tire in Cal­houn. She was a long-time mem­ber of Re­saca Bap­tist Church, and Dor­cas Sun­day School Class. Avanell was known to many as “MawMaw Falsey.” She was also known for her fa­mous 14 lay­ers choco­late cake and was a won­der­ful cook. Avanell loved her fam­ily.

Avanell is sur­vived by: her daugh­ter and sonin-law, Joyce and Wen­dell Red­wine of Dal­ton; son and daugh­ter- in- law, Harry and Betty Brock of Dal­ton; grand­chil­dren, Tammy and David McQuaig, Wendy and Richie Phillips, Katie Cooper, Kim and Don Stan­dridge, Chris and Sherry Brock all of Dal­ton, and Chad and El­iz­a­beth Brock of At­lanta; great- grand­chil­dren, Ryan and Bri­tany McQuaig, Brock and Ashlee McQuaig, Wes and Mal­lory Bolden, Brody Bolden, Cole Cooper, and Jake, Tessa, and Eleanor Brock; great- great­grand­chil­dren, Kayleigh, Ad­die, Preslee, Bai­ley, and Keaton McQuaig, sis­ter and brother- in- law, Mina and Paul Lusk; brother and sis­ter- in- law, Sam and Betty Jones; many nieces and neph­ews also sur­vive.

The fam­ily would like to give a spe­cial thank you to her around the clock care­givers, Tammy and David McQuaig. Ad­di­tional spe­cial care­givers whom the fam­ily ap­pre­ci­ated so much are: Char­lotte Red­wine, the won­der­ful staff of Heartlite Hospice, Denise Beasley, Dana Trow­ell, Karen Bryan, and Mary.

Funeral Ser­vices will be con­ducted on Sun­day, Septem­ber 2nd from the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Rev­erend Greg Free of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment will fol­low in Chan­dler Ceme­tery.

Pall­bear­ers serv­ing will be great and great­great-grand­sons, Ryan McQuaig, Brock McQuaig, Wes Bolden, Brody Bolden, Cole Cooper, Jake Brock, Bai­ley McQuaig, and Keaton McQuaig.

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends on Sun­day from 12 PM un­til the funeral hour at 3 PM at Thomas Funeral Home.

Flow­ers will be ac­cepted or a me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tion in mem­ory of Avanell be made to the Re­saca Bap­tist Church at 3180 Bat­tle­field Pkwy NE, Re­saca, Ge­or­gia 30735.

You may leave the Brock fam­ily online con­do­lences at www.thomas­fu­ner­al­home­cal­houn.com

Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the ar­range­ments for Avanell Jones Brock, age 92 of Re­saca. Hugh Massingill

Marion Hugh Massingill, 75, of Re­saca, GA died Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 29, 2018 at his home, fol­low­ing sev­eral years of de­clin­ing health. He was born in Whit­field County on Au­gust 24, 1943, son of the late Clarence and Scot­tie Massingill. In ad­di­tion to his par­ents, he was pre­ceded in death by a brother, Larry Massingill; and a sis­ter, Dorothy Vaughan.

Hugh owned and op­er­ated Hugh’s Body Shop for many years. He and his wife Frances min­is­tered with mu­sic to the el­derly in two nurs­ing homes in Dal­ton. He was a mem­ber of Maranatha Bap­tist Church.

Sur­vivors in­clude his wife of 42 years, Frances Jones Massingill; his son, Evan Massingill of Re­saca; his daugh­ter and son- in- law, Meleta and Ryan Hansen of Rut­ledge, GA; brother and sis­ter- in- law, John and Juanita Massingill; a sis­ter, Eve­lyn Crump; sis­ter- in- law, Roberta Massingill; brother- in- law, Bob Vaughan; grand­chil­dren, Dustin Massingill of Ac­worth, Tori Smyth of Okee­chobee, FL, Mitchell Massingill of Re­saca, and Ter­rance Massingill of Car­bon­dale; great­grand­chil­dren, Jay­den Peters, who loved his old Papa dearly, and loved to play golf with him, and Alana Massingill; and eleven nieces and neph­ews.

Ser­vices to honor the life of Marion Hugh Massingill will be held Sun­day, Septem­ber 2nd at 2: 00 p.m. from the chapel of Max Bran­non and Sons Funeral Home, with John Massingill and Ed­die Bran­non of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment will fol­low in Haven of Rest Me­mo­rial Park. Pall­bear­ers serv­ing will in­clude Mitchell Massingill, Ter­rance Massingill, Dustin Massingill, Neal Crump, Dwight Ash, An­thony Massingill, Mark Massingill, and Robert Massingill. Honorary pall­bear­ers are his golf­ing friends, mu­sic friends, body shop friends, friends from church, and friends from the nurs­ing homes over the years.

The Massingill fam­ily will re­ceive friends at the funeral home on Satur­day, Septem­ber 1st from 2:00 PM un­til 5:00 PM, and on Sun­day from 10: 00 AM un­til the ser­vice hour.

The fam­ily re­quests flow­ers be omit­ted, and me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions be made to your fa­vorite char­ity.

Con­do­lences may be left at www.maxbran­nonand­sons.com. Funeral ar­range­ments for Marion Hugh Massingill are un­der the care and di­rec­tion of Max Bran­non and Sons Funeral Home of Cal­houn. Lit­tle An­thony Boatwright

Lit­tle An­thony Lewis Boatwright, in­fant son of Joey Boatwright and Jar­line Ayala both of Cal­houn, Ge­or­gia, de­parted this life Au­gust 30, 2018 at Gor­don Hos­pi­tal.

He was pre­ceded in death by a grand­fa­ther, Joey’s dad, Johnny Lynn Boatwright.

Lit­tle An­thony is sur­vived by his par­ents, who will for­ever miss him, Jar­line Ayala and Joey Boatwright; his grand­par­ents, Melissa Tant; Luz Ayala and Ge­orge Ayala; great- grand­mother, Sally Stone, all of Cal­houn, Ge­or­gia; sev­eral other fam­ily mem­bers and dear friends also sur­vive.

At this time the fam­ily is hold­ing no for­mal ser­vice;

Con­do­lences may be sent to Lit­tle An­thony’s fam­ily and the online guest registry may be signed by vis­it­ing our web­site at www. pon­der­s­fu­ner­al­home.com.

Ar­range­ments for Lit­tle An­thony Boatwright are by in­de­pen­dently owned and op­er­ated Cal­houn Chapel of Pon­ders Funeral Home and Pon­ders Dal­ton Cre­ma­tory, Hwy 41 North, Cal­houn, Ge­or­gia. 706- 625- 7577

YOUR SE­LECTED IN­DE­PEN­DENT FUNERAL HOME Edna Fitzsim­mons

Edna Louise Fitzsim­mons, 65, of Re­saca, GA, died Fri­day, Au­gust 31, 2018 at Gor­don Hos­pi­tal fol­low­ing 8 years of de­clin­ing health. She was born in Terre Haute, In­di­ana on Septem­ber 15, 1952, daugh­ter of the late Harry M. Strader and Ida Con­ley Hintz.

Sur­vivors in­clude her sons and daugh­ters- in­law, Paul G. and Elena Palmer, Jr., and Joseph M. and Mi­randa N. Rev­els; her daugh­ter and son- in- law, Kathy and David Pat­ter­son; a sis­ter and brother- in- law, San­dra and Larry Cloud; and grand­chil­dren, Sa­man­tha Pat­ter­son, Chase Palmer, Elena Tsvetkova, Austin Rev­els, Bradley Pat­ter­son, Hai­ley Rev­els, Jes­sica Pat­ter­son, Aly­cra Rev­els, Brian Rev­els, El­iz­a­beth Hughes, and Anna Hughes.

Hon­or­ing Edna’s wishes, her body will be cre­mated and there will be no ser­vices.

Ar­range­ments are un­der the care and di­rec­tion of Max Bran­non and Sons Funeral Home of Cal­houn. Carl San­ford

Carl Win­ston San­ford, 48, of Cal­houn died on Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 29, 2018. Carl was born in Gor­don County on March 25, 1970. He was pre­ceded in death by his fa­ther, Win­ston San­ford; grand­par­ents, Edgar and Thelma Kirby; and un­cles, Ray Kirby, Mon­roe Kirby, and H. L. Kirby.

Carl is sur­vived by his mother, Mary San­ford; his brother, An­thony Long; his sis­ters and brothers- in- law, Betty and Chris Steely, and April and Wayne Wooten; his neph­ews, Tyler Ray, Bran­don Long, and Ha­gan Steely; his nieces, Cam­den Steely, Maleigh Wooten, and Cal­lie Long.

Carl’s funeral will be held Sun­day, Septem­ber 2nd at 4: 00 p. m. from Cal­vary Bap­tist Church. In­ter­ment will fol­low in Fairview Ceme­tery.

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends on Sun­day from 1: 00 p. m. un­til the funeral hour at the church.

Friends may sign the online guest reg­is­ter at www.maxbran­nonand­sons.com. Ar­range­ments are un­der the care and di­rec­tion of Max Bran­non and Sons Funeral Home of Cal­houn.

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