Marietta News

Virginia Mary Turner, age 94, of Marietta, Georgia passed away June 10, 2019. The Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory Chapel in Marietta, GA with Rev. Joe Postell officiating. Interment will follow at Kennesaw Memorial Pa…

Donald E. Mixon, 74, of Marietta, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Friday, June 14 at Marietta First United Methodist Church, 56 Whitlock Ave, Marietta, GA 30064, with Rev. Dr. Julie A. Boone officiating. The family will receive friends immediatel…

Carol Pace Helton, 83, of Marietta, Georgia passed away peacefully on June 7, 2019 after a short illness. Helton, the owner of The Salad Factory on Atlanta Rd in Marietta, was a pioneer in the processed produce industry. She started the business in 1972 with a handful of employees and built …

Norvel J. Stroup, 85, of Marietta, Ga., died June 4, 2019. Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on June 6, 2019 at the Chapel of Mayes Ward Dobbins Funeral Home. Arrangements by Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home.

The Marietta Daily Journal was well-represented at the Georgia Press Association’s 2019 Better Newspaper Contest Friday at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel, winning 26 awards, including a second place in General Excellence, the award recognizing the best newspapers in the state.

GWINN, JACQUELYN (JACKIE) THOMAS, age 88, passed away on May 28, after a prolonged struggle with respiratory disease. Born and raised in Atlanta, she first attended Girls High School; shortly after World War II, when Atlanta Public Schools became coeducational, she was transferred to Hoke Sm…

Mrs. Beatrice Janice Crum. Our most beloved Bea, entered eternal life, on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019. She was born on September 18th, 1920. Bea is survived by daughters; Patricia Eldridge (Roy), Camille Slayton (Tooter) and Barbara Pritchett (Jerry) and son, David Crum. Grandchildren, Til Nowli…

Phillip Scott Wilson, age 56, of Dallas, Georgia passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta with Rev. Kelly Cohea officiating. Interment will follow at Kennesaw Memorial Park in Ma…

Barbara Jean Miller, 78, of Marietta, Georgia went to be with the Lord on May 29, 2019. She was surrounded by family and friends at her home. Barbara Jean was born July 22, 1940, in Centre, Alabama. She was the third child of five children to the late Horace Lee Bettis and Sarah Lois Bettis.…

Joanna Powell Adams Burt (87) of Marietta, born in Frankfort, Kentucky in 1932, passed away on Monday, May 27, 2019 at Tranquility Hospice at Kennesaw Mountain. She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother.