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Ben Wheeler McAnsh
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Obituary for Ben Wheeler McAnsh

Ben Wheeler McAnsh, age 86 of Carrollton, Georgia passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018. He was born September 25, 1931 in Fulton County, Georgia, son of the late William Gardner McAnsh and Callie Jane Wheeler McAnsh. He proudly served in the United States Air Force where he retired as SMSGT. And was a member of American Legion Post # 145. He also served as head of security at Plant Wansley. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Robert Lee McAnsh; sisters, Catherine Hicks, Joann Womack, Carolyn McAnsh, and Mink Coryell; and brothers, John Norman McAnsh, Bill McAnsh, Jr., James Franklin McAnsh, and Emmett Marvin McAnsh. He is survived by his loving wife, Edith Tribble McAnsh of Carrollton; daughter, Donna McAnsh McCain (Scott Stephen) of Douglasville; and grandson, Sean Stephen McCain of Carrollton. Funeral service will be conducted Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 2:00 PM from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Pastor Bert Gary officiating. Interment will follow in Carroll Memory Gardens. The United States Air Force will perform military honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to and/or American Legion Post #145 Boys State Program at 6449 Bankhead Hwy, Douglasville, GA 30134. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton has charge of the arrangements.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117





2:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

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Carroll Memory Gardens

914 Stripling Chapel Rd
Carrollton, GA 30116


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