Mrs. Mary Clyde (Johns) Madaris

Mrs. Mary Clyde (Johns) Madaris, age 92, of Newnan, GA, died on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, John Madaris; parents, Barney and Nancy Johns; brother, Clifford "Buddy" Johns; sisters, Lillie Mae Cargal and Frances Harris; nephews, Stephen Johns and Dr. William Dewey Kitchens. She is survived by her sister, Doris Olmstead; nephews, Anthony Olmstead, Pete Harris, Gordon S. Cargal; nieces, Nancy Ann Van Hutten, Regina Arroya, Carla Cargal. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginshillcrestchapel.com.

Clyde was born in 1921 in Hogansville, GA, and moved to Newnan in 1946. She worked at the East Newnan Cotton Mill and also at Bell Aircraft during World War II, where her duties as "Rosie the Riveter" included the electrical wiring of aircraft.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29 at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Rev. J.C. Cook officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today, Wednesday, 5-7 p.m. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723




More Obituaries

Ms. Dawn Michelle Kraker

Ms. Dawn Michelle Kraker, 41, of Newnan, GA, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014. She was born on Jan. 26, 1973. She is preceded in death by ... Read More


Mrs. Janice LaVerne Jones Carter Cauthen

Mrs. Janice LaVerne Jones Carter Cauthen departed this earthly life on July 21, 2014, at the age of 82, 31 days before her next birthday. Sh ... Read More


Ms. Rachael Marie Hamil

Ms. Rachael Marie Hamil, age 20, beloved daughter of Jeanne and Tom, passed away unexpectedly after a brief hospitalization on July 20, 2014 ... Read More


Mrs. Kimberly Jean Melchiorre

Kimberly Jean Melchiorre, 49, of Sharpsburg, Ga., passed away at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Friday, July 18, 2014. She was emp ... Read More


Mrs. Barbara Ellen Caldwell Lyon

Mrs. Barbara Ellen Caldwell Lyon passed away on Thursday morning, July 17, 2014. Her parents were the late Raymond Martin Caldwell and Mary ... Read More

Mr. Larry L. Mote

Mr. Larry L. Mote, 60, of Willow Park, TX, and a native of Newnan, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his home. Mr. Mote was born March 27, 19 ... Read More