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Mr. Carl Leon "Chick" McMichen

The Dallas New Era
May 19, 1994
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Services for Mr. Carl Leon "Chick" MCMichen May 15

Mr. Carl Leon "Chick" McMichen, age 76, of Dallas, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 1994 in Paulding Memorial Medical Center following declining health since 1985. He was born on May 20, 1917 in Paulding County, Georgia, wehere he was a lifelong resident. He was the son of the late Mr. Sam Quincy McMichen and the late Mrs. Bessie Mae (Waits) McMichen. Mr. McMichen was a dedicated member of New Hope First Baptist Church and he was a veteran, having served in the U. S. Army in World War II. He was retired from Lockheed-Georgia Company where he had worked in the Development Mechanic "Hy-draulic" Department. "Chick", as he was called by his many friends, supported and worked with the Youth Athletic Program in the New Hope Community. He also helped in any way he could with any church projects or community affairs. Being the special person that he was, he was loved by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ruby (Camp) McMichen, to whom he had been married for 46 years, having married on September 2, 1949; his daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Cavender of Rockmart; his son, Mr. Larry (JoAnn) McMichen of Washington, DC; his sister, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Tex (Jean) Jones of Dallas; his half-brother, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Parker of Dallas; his mother-in-law, Mrs. W. Matt (Miss Ida) Camp of Dallas; four granddaughters' one great-granddaughter; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, May 15, 1994 at 2:00 p.m. in Benson's Chapel with Rev. Michael Owenby and Rev. Donald Voyles and Brother J. Watson Camp officiating. Special music was rendered by Marion Bennett, Homer Rackley and Tammy Jones accompanied by Lynn Hathaway at the piano. Interment was in New Hope Cemetery with Johnny Green Wigley, Lee Williams, Gary Raab, Martin Blackmon, Mike Jones, Alan Camp, Nick Camp, Jr., and Jay Williams serving as pallbearers. Members of his Sunday School Class, Doyal Camp, Marion Thurmond, Emil Wheeler, James Robbins, Lealon McMichen, Sr., and Laverne H. Farr served as honorary pallbearers. Benson Funeral Homes was in charge of arrangements.

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