Mr. Ralph Franklin Cody, 72, of Newnan

Mr. Ralph Franklin Cody, 72, of Newnan, died on July 9, 2011.

Mr. Cody is preceded in death by his daughter Donna Lee Cody; parents William Ralph Cody and Theodosia Edenfield; brother, Herbert Cody.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years Mary Ruth Cody; son David Cody of Newnan; grandchildren David Cody, Jr. of Gainesville; great-grandchildren Braydon Lucus of Gainesville; brother James (Carolyn) Cody of Savannah; sisters-in-law Alice Lewis of Senoia, Doris Phillips of Fayetteville and Linda (James) Callaway of Fayetteville; brother-in-law Lester Duncan of Newnan; several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Reverend E.C. Chatham. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, College Park. The family will receive friends on Monday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com