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Beulah R. Childress

Beulah Rhoden Childress, 76, passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2011.

Mrs. Childress was born on November 30, 1934 in Swainsboro. She had lived in Warner Robins since 1942, attending all schools here, and married her childhood sweetheart, Franklin Delano Childress. A devoted homemaker, she retired from Robins Air Force Base in 1988, working in civil services as an Analyst. Second Baptist Church was her church home. She was preceded in death by her parents, Allie Rhoden and Lula Smith Rhoden; two brothers, two sisters and one grandson.

Her memory will forever be treasured by her beloved husband, Franklin Delano Childress; son, Franklin Delano, Jr. (Karen); daughter, Melanie Red (Warren); grandchildren, Franklin Delano Childress III, Chancey Childress, Hunter Red and Kathleen Parzick (John); and recently born great-grandson, Bryce Patrick.

Ben H. Johnson

Ben H. Johnson, 83, entered into rest on September 1, 2011.

Ben was born on May 22, 1928 in Cairo, Georgia. He served in the United States Army during the Korean and Vietnam eras, and retired from Civil Service at Robins Air Force Base. Ben was a member of Warner Robins Church of Christ. His wife, Mary Johnson, and parents, Benjamin and Jessie Johnson, preceded him in death.

His memory will forever be treasured by his nephews, Earl Burgess (Jerri) and Nick Johnson (Peggy),
Randall Anderson (Paulette), and niece, Vivian Brown (Bill).

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2011 in Magnolia Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully suggests donations be made to Gideon's International, P.O. Box 537, Warner Robins, Georgia 31099

Rosemarie Madison

Rosemarie Madison, 51, entered into rest on Saturday, August 27, 2011.

Rosemarie was born on April 19, 1960 in Manila, Philippines. She was a member of New Hope International Church, and was also a member of the International Association of Warner Robins. 

Her memory will forever be treasured by her children, Daryl Richard Madison II, Dominique Rosita Madison, David Ross Madison, Dajuan Raven Madison, and Dante Rockney Madison, all of Warner Robins; and grandchildren, Michael Rishaad Madison and Monte Jordan Madison, both of Macon.

Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2011 in the chapel of McCullough Funeral Home.

Robert Foreman


Lizella-Robert M. “Bob” Foreman died Sunday, August 14, 2011. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Hart’s Mortuary at the Cupola, Peake Road.

Mark Jordan Downer

Mark Jordan Downer

Spc. Mark Jordan Downer, U.S. Army, 23, entered into rest on August 5, 2011.

Mark was born on October 13, 1987 in Miami, Florida. He served in the 1st Batallion, 32nd Infantry Regiment where he was a medic in the United States Army. Spc. Downer was a 2005 Northside High School graduate and was a member of End Time Harvest Christian Center. Mark was a very special gift. He was gifted intellectually, physically and most importantly, spiritually. His childlike innocence was refreshing in a world of deceit. He will be sorely missed but it's thoughtfully understood that he is in a better place. His maternal grandparents, Fred and Doris Horton, preceded him in death.

Billy Jo Barton

Billie Jo Barton, 68, entered into rest on, July 30, 2011.

Mrs. Barton was born on August 14, 1942 in Weeksbury, Kentucky. A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, she was a member of the House of Grace. Her parents, William and Virginia Necessary, preceded her in death.

Her memory will forever be treasured by her loving husband of fifty one years, Johnny Texas Barton; children, Terri Barton (Denise Croker), Cave Springs, Georgia, Cynthia Rusk and Carolyn Mullis (Jimmy), both of Cochran; siblings, James Necessary and Barbara Howell, both of Dublin, Carol Pennington York, Cocoa Beach, Florida and Danny Necessary, Ashland, Kentucky.

Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at the House of Grace in Cochran, Georgia. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests memorial donations to the House of Grace Building Fund, 133 JAC Arts Road Cochran, Georgia, 31014, (478) 934-8424.

David Franklin Hall

David Franklin Hall

David Franklin Hall, 24, entered into rest on Wednesday, July 27, 2011.

David was born on September 12, 1986 in Macon, Georgia. He was self-employed as a landscaper, and he attended Southside Baptist Church. His father, Terry Douglas Hall, preceded him in death.

His memory will forever be treasured by his daughter, Destiny Hall, Kathleen; mother, Kimberly Morrison Hall, Kathleen; siblings, Justin "J.R." Robert Hall (Jessica), Macon; Stephanie Norwood (Matthew), Warthen, Georgia; and Jarrod Hall, Kathleen; maternal grandparents, Fran and Stella Morrison, Tennessee; paternal grandmother, Eloise Eidson, Warner Robins; maternal great-grandmother, Marion McCarthy, Tennessee; and five nieces and nephews, Maddox; Cale; Stephen; Hannah; and Maryssa.