December 2, 2020

Mr. Neal Hallmark

Mr. James O’Neal “Neal” Hallmark, age 41, of Tallapoosa, formerly of Franklin, passed away January 3, 2018.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday January 8, 2018 at 11:00 AM from New Springs Methodist Church with the Rev. John Lee officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home Sunday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

Mr. Hallmark was born March 24, 1976 in Newnan to Deborah Oweta Hardy Hallmark McCormick and the late James Roger Hallmark. He was a Christian by faith.

As a young man he attended Centralhatchee Elementary School and graduated from Heard County High School, Class of 1996. He enjoyed making people laugh, and had a witty sense of humor.

In his spare time he liked to search for treasures with a metal detector. He also enjoyed hunting for arrowheads. His passion for old things made him enthusiastic about antiques. Tinkering with old cars was another of his favorite pastimes.

A kind man with a giving spirit, he was always willing to help his fellow man in times of need.

Survivors include his wife, Cynthia Hallmark; mother and step-father, Oweta Hallmark McCormick and Jimmy McCormick; grandmother, Mozelle Hallmark; sister, Sheenah Pike (Robert Holloway); nieces and nephews, Jarrett Pike (Cheyenne Phillips); Daphne Pike, Sara Mae Pike, Courtney Drennan, Jessica Bolling, and Kayla McCormick; great-niece, Ava Pike; great-nephew, Lincoln Drennan; half-sisters, Cheree Williams (Larry) and Janice McCormick; daughter, Allison Wheeler (Lloyd Jordan); son, Josh Wheeler (Shannon); grandchildren, Layla Jordan, Gunnar Jordan, Arrow Jordan, Carson Wheeler and Cayden Wheeler; father and mother-in-law, Charles “Red” Bell (Judy); and a number of other relatives and friends.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.


  1. Rest high on the mountain my friend ! Prayers for the family that God’s grace overshadow you

  2. Rita Bailey says

    We loved him

  3. Shirleykelley6972shir says

    I enjoyed going to church with Neal cindy

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