Tuesday, January 3, 2012
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Mr. Grady T. Hassell, Sr., age 90 of Conyers, passed away Saturday, December 31, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia Harlin Hassell. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Gail Hassell, Jr., Conyers; daughters and son-in-law, Yvonne and Robert Walker, Covington, Phyllis Burchett, Conyers; grandchildren, Chris and Jennifer Walker, Watkinsville, Todd and Becky Walker, Graniteville, SC, Stephanie and Edmond Hall, Covington; great-grandchildren, Julia Walker, Andrew Walker, Thomas Hall, Sandra Hall. Mr. Hassell was a veteran of the United States Navy and served on the USS Albemarle during World War II. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Conyers and in their senior church group. He was founder and president of Lawn and Turf, was a former member of the Rockdale Rotary, Chamber of Commerce and the Georgia Association of Golf Course Superintendents. He was a member of the American Legion and VFW. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Scot Ward’s Green Meadow Chapel with Rev. Howard Greer officiating; interment will follow at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends Tuesday, January 3, 2012 from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Those desiring may make contributions to the American Heart Association, 1101 North Chase Parkway, Marietta, GA 30067 or flowers will be accepted. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.