The Newnan Times-Herald


​ James Michael O'Brien

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • May. 10, 2017 - 4:58 PM

James M. O’Brien, 81, of Newnan, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 at Avalon Healthcare and Rehab.  

He was born September 22, 1935 in New York, N.Y.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward J. O’Brien and Dorothy Johnson O’Brien; sisters, Eleanor Wegmann and Velerie V. O’Brien; and brothers, Edward O’Brien and Thomas J. O’Brien.

James is survived by his loving siblings, Dorothy H. (Walter) Steward, Lawrence E. (Annette) O’Brien and Kevin D. (Beverly) O’Brien and 23 nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

The memorial mass will be held Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. George Catholic Church with Father Henry Atem officiating.

The family requests contributions be made to James’s home away from home for 29 years, The Rutledge Center, 61 Hospital Rd., Newnan, GA 30263.

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory (770) 253-4580.