Obituaries

Thomas John Micallef, of Detroit

Thomas John Micallef, of Detroit, passed away on December 24, 2013 at the age 90.

Beloved husband of the late Mary, nee Gale, for 49 years. Loving father of Charles (Janice), Thomas Jr. (Mary Jane), Deborah (Tracy Waksler), and Roseann. Dearest grandfather of Ryan, Amy, Jennifer (Brantley) Allen, Anna (Nick) Micallef Wing, Thomas John III (Tee Jay), and great-grandfather of Natalie Allen.

Visitation Friday, January 3, 2014 from 2-9 p.m. with a rosary 8 p.m. at the Dearborn Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Road, (313) 278-5100. Read More»

Patrick Vincent Sennett, 74, of Peachtree City

Patrick Vincent Sennett, 74, of Peachtree City, Ga., died December 17, 2013.

He was born in Beloit, Wisconsin to Vincent and Margaret Sennett January 10,1939. He served in the US Army and retired after 21 years. After graduating from Georgia State University, he taught in the Fayette County school system for 26 years. Read More»

Betty Block of Peachtree City

Betty Block of Peachtree City passed away un-expectedly at age 87 on December 20th, 2013.

Betty was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on January 12, 1926. Upon retirement, she and her husband of 67 years, John, retired to Florida but have resided in Peachtree City for the last 15 years.

Betty was an avid bridge player and reader. She loved to play golf until a few years ago. Her passion for life always included a smile, a friendly “hello,” and a meaningful  “how are you?” She recently became a great grandmother which brought a renewed bounce to her step. Read More»

Robert Dale Holcomb, 60, of Sharpsburg

Robert Dale Holcomb

Robert Dale Holcomb, 60, of Sharpsburg, Ga. passed way unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 24, 2013.

Born January 24, 1953 in Welch, WVA, he was the son of Catherine Fitzgerald and Jimmy Dale Holcomb. Mr. Holcomb was devoted to his family especially his wife and daughter, and he always enjoyed spending time with them. He was also a faithful friend to his neighbors, golfing buddies, and business associates. Whether family or friend, he delighted in helping those he loved and often did so. Read More»

Jerome Edward Morgan, of Fayetteville

Jerome Edward (Jerry) Morgan, a resident of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away after a long illness Tuesday, December 24, 2013. He was born on November 13, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pa. to the late Frank and Sara Morgan. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving as a Sonar Operator in the Vietnam War and was Honorably Discharged. Jerome was the Beloved and devoted husband of Diane Morgan for 26 years. Read More»

Christine Lynette Graves, 88, of Fayetteville

Christine Lynette Graves, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away December 17, 2013. She was preceded in death by her son Terry Graves. She is survived by her daughter Linda Kelley; grandson Collin Kelley and nephew Clark Dorsey. 

A funeral service will be held Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 4 p.m. at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville.  Reverend Glenn Stringham will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday from 3 to 4 p.m. prior to the service.  Read More»

Kathryn Joann Lee, age 79

On Saturday, December 14, 2013 in Interlachen, Fla., Kathryn Joann (Koop) Lee passed away, joining her husband William R. Lee in the Kingdom of Our Lord. She was born March 14, 1934, the second daughter of Harold Edgar and Clara (Euler) Koop in East Meadow, Long Island, N.Y.

Kathryn was a retired pharmacy technician and enjoyed a varied work history while raising six children. She was a faithful member of Interlachen First Baptist Church. Read More»

Michael Kenneth Smallwood, 48

Mr. Michael Kenneth "Mike" Smallwood, 48, entered through the gates of Heaven at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta, Ga.

The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 21, 2013 at the Thomson High School Auditorium with Rev. Addison Belangia, Rev. Scott Franklin and Rev. John Spencer officiating. Interment will be in Westview Cemetery in Thomson. Read More»

Michael Kenneth Smallwood, 48

Mr. Michael Kenneth "Mike" Smallwood, 48, entered through the gates of Heaven at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta, Ga.

The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 21, 2013 at the Thomson High School Auditorium with Rev. Addison Belangia, Rev. Scott Franklin and Rev. John Spencer officiating. Interment will be in Westview Cemetery in Thomson. Read More»

Chaplin Howard Tisdale, 92 of Peachtree City

Chaplin Howard Tisdale, 92 of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away Dec. 22, 2013.

He was born on Oct. 25, 1921 in Ellisville, Miss. to the late Samuel & Ethel Tisdale. He was a US Navy Veteran of WWII. He was a graduate of Auburn University and also a graduate of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, one of the largest seminaries in the world, located in Louisville, Ky.. Read More»