The Newnan Times-Herald


Thomas Jack Corey

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Nov. 14, 2017 - 4:38 PM

Thomas Jack “Papa Jack” Corey, 86, of Newnan, husband of Doris Turner Corey, died Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Avalon Health and Rehab.

Born in Fulton County, December 2, 1930, he was a son of the late T.J. and Rosa Arnold Corey. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and was retired from the transportation industry after many years of service. 

Mr. Corey was a member of Heatherwood Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to his wife of 35 years are a daughter, Bonnie Green and husband Greg; sons, Thomas J. Maddox and wife Ann, Danny Rose and wife Jackie; brother, William E. Corey and wife Janelle; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Celebration of Life services will be conducted Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the McKoon Funeral Home Chapel, 38 Jackson Street, Newnan, Georgia with Reverend Michael Keaton officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

For online condolences please visit

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