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Dana Lindley Heslin

 

Dana Lindley Heslin Macon-Dana Lindley Heslin of Macon passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2011. Service arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

Dana was born to Doyle and Dottie Lindley in Los Angeles, California on May 12, 1960 and moved to Macon, Georgia in 1980. She was a highly valued employee at Southern Natural Gas Co., and was a dedicated mother and friend to all who knew her. Dana loved to create and sew. She was an accomplished decorator and landscaper, taking great pride in her work.

Dana is survived by her husband Rob Heslin, and two daughters Danielle and Camille Bone, and was beloved by her extended family, Charlotte, Sam, Kiley and Casey Heslin.

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Hart’s Mortuary and Crematory at the Cupola has charge of arrangements.

Thomas Waldron Garber

 

Macon- Thomas Waldron Garber, 60, died Thursday, May 19, 2011. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 3:00PM in the Chapel of Hart’s Mortuary, Cherry Street, with Sean Beck officiating. The family may be contacted at the residence and will greet friends at the funeral home on Tuesday immediately following the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Mr. Garber, born December 1, 1950 in Mansfield, Ohio, was the son of the late Dr. Max Garber and the late Catherine Waldron Garber.

Mr. Garber is survived by his wife, Tracy Garber; children, Julie Israel (Taylor), Lisa Webster (Graham) and Andrew Garber, all of Macon; brothers and sisters, Joan Ross (Tom) of Mansfield, Ohio, John Garber (Katri) of Boston, Massachusetts, George Garber of Troy, Ohio, Robert Garber of Ohio and Sue Garber of Arizona; former wife, Elizabeth Ann Garber of Macon.

Dorothy Davis

 Mrs. Dorothy F. Davis, 74, of Byron, Georgia, died Wednesday, May 18, 2011, after an extended illness. Services will be held at Macon Memorial Mausoleum Chapel on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 2:00PM. Visitation will be between 6:00-8:00PM on Friday, May 20, 2011 at Hart’s at the Cupola, 6324 Peake Road. Family may be contacted at 819 Elwood Circle, Byron, Georgia 31008. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 277 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Suite 201, Macon, Georgia 31201.

Mrs. Davis, a native of Macon, Georgia, was the daughter of the late Charlie E. Fair and the late Estelle Barnes Fair.

She was the owner of Macon Personnel Services for many years, and worked for Burns Brick Company, the Bibb Company, Crandall and Goldsmith Personnel Services, and Anserfone Services. In addition, she was a former apartment complex assistant manager, and an Avon representative.

Elizabeth Bickford

 

Macon- Elizabeth Kent Bickford, 95, of 1151 Ousley Place, died Tuesday, May 17, 2011. Services will be private. The family will greet friends at the residence on Friday from 6:00PM until 8:00PM. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure Central Georgia, 277 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Suite 205, Macon, Georgia 31201.

Mrs. Bickford was the wife of the late Leonard Walter Bickford and the daughter of the late James Moss Kent and the late Rose Tanner Kent.

Mrs. Bickford is survived by her son, Alan Kent Bickford (Denise) of Macon; stepson, Richard Bickford (Margaret) of Greenville, New Hampshire; step-granddaughter, Alexis Lambert (Patrick) of Brooklyn, New York; step-great-grandson, Simon Lambert of Brooklyn, New York.

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Hart’s Mortuary and Crematory, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.

Jane Storey Swift

Mrs. Jane Storey Swift, age 75, of Dry Branch, GA, passed away May 17, 2011. She was born in Lifsey Springs, GA to the late Bill Storey and Effie Jimmerson Storey. She served as an officer and a nurse in the United States Navy. She was an operating room nurse for 49 years, retiring as a supervisor from the VA Hospital in Dublin. She was a member and former president of the Georgia Chapter of the Association of Operating Room Nurses. She enjoyed traveling. Mrs. Swift was a long-time member of Ingleside Baptist Church in Macon. In her younger years, she and her family attended Swift Creek Methodist Church in Macon where she played the piano and organ. She was a woman of faith, the backbone of her family and a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She enriched the lives of everyone who knew her. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Swift.

Doris Rabinowitz

 

(November 19, 1937 - May 15, 2011)

Graveside services will be held Thursday, May 19, 2011, at 11:00AM, in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Hart's Mortuary and Crematory, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.

Martha Franklin Roberts