2015 Services
(in Descending Order by Date of Passing)


Walter Stanley Hammond
Age 80, of Mableton, GA
Star in the West Lodge #33 AF&M, Minot, ND
Died Sunday December 27, 2015

Visitation & Services on
Thursday Dec 31, 2015 

9:30 am opening at Samuel S Lawrence Lodge #721
11:00 am Masonic Rites in the chapel at
Davis-Struemph Funeral Home
1975 East-West Connector, Austell, GA 30106


1:00pm Graveside Service will be held
at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton


Aubrey Lee Wigley 
Kennesaw #33 F&AM
Died Saturday December 26, 2015 
Funeral Service: Monday Dec 28, 2015 at 12:00 PM 


12:00 pm opening at Kennesaw Lodge #33

2:00pm service in the chapel at
Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home
with Masonic Rites
123 Watson Drive  Dallas, GA 30132

interment will follow at 
New Hope Cemetery

Paul Wilburn Verhine 
Acworth Lodge #176 F&AM
Died Thursday November 19, 2015 
Funeral Service: Monday Nov 23, 2015 at 2:00 PM 


12:00 pm opening at Acworth Lodge #176
2:00pm service at Wikenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home
2950 North Cobb Pkwy, Kennesaw, GA 30152
followed by interment at
Pine Ridge Cemetery
adjacent to the funeral home
Kennesaw, GA 
with Masonic Rites

Jacob "Jake" New Jr 
Springville Lodge #153 F&AM
Died Wednesday November 18th, 2015 (at Age 87) 
Funeral Service: Friday Nov 19, 2015 at 2:00 PM 


1:00 pm opening at Springville Lodge #153
anyone wishing to assist in the opening can meet at the Lodge at 1:00pm and travel to the Church for the service,
other Club members can meet at Samuel S Lawrence #721 at 2:15 and go directly to the cemetery 
2:00pm service at Corner Baptist Church
5165 Macland Rd, Powder Springs, GA 
followed by interment at
Sunrise Memorial Gardens
3721 Bankhead Hwy, Douglasville, GA 
with Military Honors and Masonic Rites


Joe W McMahan 
Belton Lodge #130 AFM
Belton, SC 
Died Wednesday November 4th, 2015 (at Age 96) 
Funeral Service: Friday Nov 6, 2015 at 11:00 AM 


10:00 am opening at Samuel S Lawrence #721 
11:00 am service at Mayes Ward Dobbins funeral home
Macland Chapel in Powder Springs 
with Masonic Rites by the Cobb County Memorial Club

John Clarence “Jack” Whisenant 
Nelms Lodge #323 F&AM 
a 65-year Mason 
Died Monday November 2nd, 2015 (at Age 95) 
Funeral Service: Wednesday Nov 4, 2015 at 11:00 AM 


10:00 am opening at Nelms #323 
11:00 am service at Concord Baptist Church 
Interment will follow at Barber Cemetery in Mableton 
with Masonic Rites at the Cemetery 
assisted by the Cobb County Memorial Club

Ralph Paul Kirby

Latham Lodge #12 F&AM
a 50-year Mason

Died Friday October 23rd, 2015
Funeral Service:  Tuesday Oct 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM
at White Columns funeral home in Mableton


1:00 pm service at White Columns, Mableton  
Interment will follow at Mozley Memorial Gardens
in Lithia Springs
with Masonic Rites assisted by the Cobb County Memorial Club


Jessie Delano Hilderbrand, Jr

Kennesaw Lodge #33 F&AM
a 60-year Mason

Died Thursday October 8th, 2015 at age 89
Funeral Service:  Monday Oct 12, 2015 at 2:00 PM
at Mays Ward Dobbins funeral home in Marietta
with Masonic Rites assisted by the Cobb County Memorial Club


1:00 pm opening at Kennesaw #33
2:00 pm service at Mayes Ward Dobbins, Marietta  
(with Masonic Rites)
Burial will be at Kennesaw City Cemetery


William George Tuttle

Twilight Lodge #114 AF&M, Columbia, MO

Died Monday September 28th, 2015 at age 61
Funeral Service:  Saturday Oct 3, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Graveside at Cheatham Hill Cemetery, Marietta
with Masonic Rites by the Cobb County Memorial Club


2:00 pm opening at Samuel S Lawrence Lodge #721
3:00 pm Graveside Service at Cheatham Hill Memorial Park 
(with Masonic Rites led by WB Cabot Rohrer of Kennesaw #33)


Kenny Lanier Ledford

Meyerhardt Lodge #314

Died Monday September 7th, 2015 at age 71
Funeral Service:  Friday Sep 11, 2015 at 2:00 PM
at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home
with Masonic Rites by the Cobb County Memorial Club


12:30 pm opening at Meyehardt Lodge #314
1:30 Memorial Club members meet at the Funeral Home for the Service
2:00 pm Service at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge 
(Masonic Rites will be in the Chapel as the graveside service will be private)


Donald Warren Nichols
Springville Lodge #153 F&AM

Died August 22, 2015
Funeral Service: Tuesday August 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM
at Mayes-Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home, Macland Chapel
Interment following at Kennesaw Memorial Park
with Masonic Rites by the Cobb County Memorial Club

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1:00 pm opening at Samuel S Lawrence Lodge #721
2:00 pm Service at Mayes-Ward/Macland
followed by Kennesaw Memorial for the graveside Masonic service.


Robert Frank Knowles
Leroy Duncan Lodge #262
January 20, 1936 - July 31, 2015
Interment: Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery, Marietta
with Masonic Rites by the Cobb County Memorial Club

Memorial Club members meet at the Cemetery at 12:30pm for the Service.

Harold "Hal" Shaw
Kennesaw #33, Yaarab Shrine Temple Atlanta and Kennesaw Mountain Shrine Club
November 4, 1926 - August 1, 2015
Funeral Service: Tuesday August 4, 2015 at 11:00 AM
at John Knox Presbyterian Church
Interment following at Mtn View Memorial Park Cemetary
with Masonic Rites by the Cobb County Memorial Club

The Memorial Club will meet at Kennesaw #33 for am 11:00 am opening or at Mtn View Cemetery for the 12:15 pm service.

Jerry L Crocker
Kennesaw #33, Constantine Commandry #26, Cherokee Chapter #13, Marietta Council #74, Yaarab Shrine Temple Atlanta and Kennesaw Mountain Shrine Club
Passed:  July 15, 2015
Memorial Service: Sun Jul 26, 2015 at 3:00 PM
at Marietta Funeral Home
with Masonic Rites

The Memorial Club will meet at Kennesaw #33 to open at 1:30 pm and proceed to Marietta Funeral Home for the 3:00pm service.

Kenneth A Howard
A Charter Member and Past Master of
James E Sledge Daylight Lodge #742
Passed:  Fri June 26, 2015
Service: Tue Jun 30, 2015 at 11:00 AM
at H.M. Patterson & Son Oglethorpe Hill
Interment Thu July 2 at 11:00am
at Greenwood Cemetery, Atlanta
with full Military Honors
and Masonic Rites


Herbert L. Tucker, 80
Nelms Lodge #323 F&AM
a 50-year Mason
Passed:  Tue May 26, 2015
Memorial Service: Wed Jun 3, 2015 at 11:30 AM
at the Georgia National Cemetery
no Masonic Rites


Joe C. Ingram, 93
Nelms Lodge #323 F&AM
Passed:  Sun May 24, 2015
Service: Thu May 28, 2015 at 11:00 AM
at Castellaw Funeral Home
Interment following
in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery
with Military Honors
and Masonic Rites

Brad Toy, 58
Guiding Star Angle Lodge #565 F&AM in New York
Passed:  Tue May 19, 2015
Memorial Service: Thu May 28, 2015 at 7:00 PM
at Collins Funeral Home
with Masonic Rites
4947 North Main St. Acworth, GA 30101


Walter Lee Chastain
Nelms Lodge #323 F&AM
Passed: Friday May 22, 2015
Service: Sun May 24, 2015 at 2:00 PM
at Carmichael Funeral Home
Interment following
at Mountain View Park Cemetery 

Larry Cox
Springville Lodge #153 F&AM

Passed: May 16th, 2015
He is currently at Akins Funeral Home in Blue Ridge, GA.
Visitation will be from 5pm - 8pm on Wednesday, May 20th.  
Service:  Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 11 AM
at the Akins Funeral Home Chapel

Interment will follow at 2:30pm in
Gresham Cemetery, Kennesaw GA
with Masonic Honors

Memorial Club Members will meet at Springville Lodge to 

Open @ 1:00pm on Thursday

and proceed to the Cemetery from there.


Buford Harold Evans, Sr
Kennesaw Lodge #33 F & AM
Passed:  Friday Apr 24, 2015
Service:  Wed April 29, 2015 at 2 PM
at West Cobb Funeral Home in Marietta
Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery
with Masonic Honors

Memorial Club members will meet at Samuel S Lawrence Lodge at 1PM

Jimmie Rogers Turner
Nelms Lodge #323 F & AM
Passed:  Sunday Apr 26, 2015
Service:  Wed April 29, 2015 at 1 PM
at the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home in Villa Rica
Interment followed at
Mt. Harmony Baptist Church in Mableton
with Masonic Honors by Nelms Lodge Members


Bernard Holt Alexander
Cornelia Lodge #92 F & AM
Passed:  Tuesday Mar 24, 2015
Service:  Wed April 1, 2015 at 2 PM
in the Chapel of Marietta Funeral Home
Interment will follow in Mt View Park Cemetery
with Masonic Honors

William A. "Bill" Stanley
Kennesaw Lodge #33 F & AM
Passed:  Thursday Mar 19, 2015
Service:  Sat Mar 21, 2015 at 2 PM
in the Chapel of Carmichael Funeral Home
Interment will follow in Cheatham Hill Memorial Park
with Masonic Honors

Ralph "Len" Linton Spratlin
Springville Lodge # 153 F & AM
Passed:  Tuesday Mar 17, 2015
Service:  Fri Mar 29, 2015 at 2:00pm
 Interment will follow in Powder Springs Cemetery
with Masonic Honors