Obituaries

Mr. William Henry “Stonie” Stonier, III, 51, of Peachtree City

Mr. William Henry “Stonie” Stonier, III of Peachtree City, GA, passed away on August 4, 2011 at the age of 51.

Mr. Stonier was a proud member of the United States Marine Corps, and later in the Colorado National Guard serving in Operation Desert Storm with 12 years of service. He was a loving husband, father and son who was dedicated to his family and believed in living life to the fullest.

He is preceded in death by his father, William Henry Stonier, II and his brother, Lewis Stonier. Read More»

Blanche Kelley Stanton, 85, of Peachtree City

Blanche Kelley Stanton, age 85, passed away on July 20, 2011 in her home in Peachtree City, Georgia.

Mrs. Stanton was the beloved daughter of Carrie Waters Kelley and Charlie Hoke Kelley. She was born in Pickens County, South Carolina on September 18, 1925.

Mrs. Stanton was an excellent student and served as a member of the National Beta Club in High School. After her high school graduation, she attended Michigan State University where she studied Geography and Home Economics. Read More»

Brunson W. “Bunny” Bolin, 87, of Tyrone

Brunson W. “Bunny” Bolin, 87, husband of Hazel Stroud Bolin of Tyrone, Ga., passed away on Aug. 3, 2011 at his residence.

Mr. Bolin was born in Greenville, S.C., on Feb. 15, 1924.

The relatives and friends of Brunson “Bunny” Bolin are invited to attend his committal service on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. at the VA Georgia National Cemetery, 1080 Veterans Cemetery Road, Canton, Georgia.

Mr. Bolin was preceded in death by his parents, James W. D. Bolin and Addie McWhirter Bolin; grandson Timothy Bolin and daughter-in-law Sandy Wilson Bolin. Read More»

Cheryl Lyn Neely, 50, of Peachtree City

Cheryl Lyn Neely, of Peachtree City, passed away Friday, August 05, 2011.

She was born May 9, 1961 in Bedford, Ohio and graduated from R. B. Chamberlin High School in Twinsburg, Ohio in 1979. Cheryl served in the U. S. Army and Ready Reserve. She attended Ohio State University, then completed her nursing degree at Niagra Community College in Buffalo, New York. Cheryl loved her job at Piedmont Newnan Hospital working with babies in the N.I.C.U. Read More»

Benjamin Harrison Reynolds, Jr., 88, of Peachtree City

Benjamin Harrison Reynolds, Jr., 88, of Peachtree City, GA passed away August 3, 2011.

He was born March 13, 1923 in Atlanta, GA He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and employed as a plant contract supervisor for Southern Bell. Read More»

William K. Cress, 75, of Fayetteville

William K. (Bill) Cress, 75, of Fayetteville, entered into eternal rest to be with the Lord on August 2, 2011. He died of complications from acute leukemia. He was born May 3, 1936 in Butler, Tennessee. Bill graduated from Carson-Newman College in 1958 and entered the U.S. Army shortly after graduation. After serving his country, Bill started his career with Delta Air Lines in 1961. He spent most of his 33 years as an Internal Auditor for the airline. After retirement in 1994, he continued working for Delta as a contract employee for another 10 years. Read More»

Lou Meadows Gilmer Hale, 84, of Fayetteville

Lou Meadows Gilmer Hale, 84, of Fayetteville, GA passed away August 1, 2011.

She was born in Eatonton, GA to the late Archie Albert Meadows and Pearl Lee Waltz Meadows. She attended Eatonton High School & Eatonton Business School in Eatonton, GA. Lou was retired from Constangy, Brooks & Smith Law Firm in Atlanta, GA and a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church in Fayetteville, GA and a member of the Gideons International Auxiliary. Read More»

Mrs. Marian R. Fielder, 78, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Marian R. Fielder, 78, of Peachtree City, passed away August 2, 2011.

She was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She received a bachelors degree and was employed with the Fairfax Co. School System in Virginia. She was a member of the Alpha Pi Sorority. Read More»

Louise Virginia Melson McAfee, 90, of Carrollton

Louise Virginia Melson McAfee, age 90, of Carrollton, GA, died on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at Newnan Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Newnan, GA.

She was born May 30, 1921 in Coweta County, GA to the late Appleton Melson & Lizzie Moore Melson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, John C. McAfee. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. Read More»

Ms. Gertrude Wendling Shepard, 86, of Fayetteville

Ms. Gertrude Wendling Shepard, age 86, of Fayetteville, passed away on July 29, 2011.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of many years, Howard Claxton Shepard.

She is survived by her sons, Howard N. Shepard of Fayetteville, GA and Robert W. Shepard of Gainesville, GA; also a granddaughter, Jacey Shepard of Cumming, GA. Read More»