Published Saturday, October 06, 2012

Mr. Lonnie Milfred Roper

Mr. Lonnie Milfred Roper, age 69, of Moreland, GA, died at Piedmont Newnan Hospital on Oct. 3, 2012.

He was born in Tahoka, Texas, on Jan. 31, 1943, to the late Fred Roper and Mildred Breland Roper.

He was a machinist for U.S. Machine Co.

Surviving are his wife, Jo Ann Roper of Moreland; sons, Kirk (Jamee) Roper of Odessa, TX, and Todd (Cindy) Roper of Pendergrass, GA; daughters, Sheri (Philip) Marcellis of Franklin, Allie (Craig) Chaffin of Moreland, and Amy (Wesley) Kerlin of Sharpsburg; brother, Gary (Katherine) Roper of Eatonton; sisters, Shirley Roper and Frieda (G.K.) Reading, all of Lubbock, TX; 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginshillcrestchapel.com .

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at Luthersville Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Worthey officiating. The family will receive friends at the church today, Saturday, from noon until service time.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan

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