The Newnan Times-Herald


Kayla Nicole Stripling

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Dec. 05, 2017 - 6:02 PM

Kayla Nicole Stripling, 28, of Newnan died Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. 

Born in Newnan, October 4, 1989, she was a daughter of Robert Edmund Stripling and Libby Leigh Griffin Applegate.  She was a graduate of Northgate High School and was formerly employed with Humbug Pest Control.

Surviving in addition to her father and mother and step-father, George Applegate, are a brother, Drew Stripling and wife Crystal; maternal grandmother, Sonja Griffin; and a niece, Ansley Stripling;  all of Newnan; step-brother, George Applegate of White Fish, Mont.; uncles, Blake Griffin and wife Stacie, Frank Stripling and wife Tisa, Steve Stripling and wife Paige, Jim Stripling and wife Debbie; aunts, Beth Noles and husband Mike and Nancy Mann; cousins, Courtney and Cody Griffin and Justin and Joshua Newman; and a long list of surviving family that will dearly miss her.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1 p.m. from the McKoon Funeral Home Chapel, 38 Jackson Street, with Reverend Jeff Smith officiating.  The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the funeral home.

Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Terry Harris, Kyle Harris, Kory Harris, Kane Harris, Blake Griffin and Justin Newman. 
Those desiring to make contributions in memory of Kayla may do so to The National Kidney Foundation; Finance Department, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016 or at

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McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580