December 2, 2020

Mr. Joe W. Almon Sr.

Almon ObitMr. Joe W. Almon Sr., 87, of Newnan passed away Monday, June 8, 2015, at Savannah Court.

He was born January 1, 1928, in Heard County, GA, to the late Herman Almon & Claudia Shirey Almon.

Mr. Joe was a veteran of the Air Force and was a member of Mills Chapel Baptist Church. He and his wife, Doris, operated LaGrange Street Grocery from the early 1950s until 1972.

After closing the store, he worked at Newnan Water & Light in the water treatment plant until his retirement in 2005.

The funeral is Thursday, June 11, 2015, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with Pastor Tripp Almon officiating.

The visitation is Thursday beginning at 12 p.m. at the funeral home. The private interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Condolences can be expressed online at

Survivors include wife, Doris Collins Almon; son, Joe Almon Jr. & wife Deena; grandchildren, Tripp Almon & wife Megan, Zephie Freeman & husband Render, Christopher Almon & wife Dr. Elizabeth, Elizabeth Rose Almon; great-grandchildren, Neely, Rogan, Holly, Brighton, Bennett, Brooks, Adelyn, Lyndee, Topher; and sisters, Daisy Ellis, Elmer Blevens.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory of Newnan is in charge of the arrangements.

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