Obituaries

Mrs. Dorothy A. Callan Peterson of Peachtree City

Mrs. Dorothy A. Callan Peterson of Peachtree City, GA died December 23, 2010.

Mrs. Peterson, formerly of Worcester , was preceded in death by her parents Peter and Elizabeth (Kennedy) Callan of Worcester, her brother Francis X. Callan of Shrewsbury , and her husband of 54 years, Kenneth R. Peterson.

She was a graduate of Hahnemann Hospital School of Nursing and worked as an RN for the City of Worcester Health Department. She was licensed in the states of MA and IL. She retired after moving to Georgia and devoted her life as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Read More»

Jesse C. Kennemore, Fayetteville

Mr. Jesse C. Kennemore of Fayetteville passed away Monday, Dec. 20, 2010.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Kennemore of Fayetteville; daughter, Trina Croley and husband Tim of Greenville, Ala.; brother, Ruben Kennemore and wife Retta of Hampton; sister, Wanda Hicks and husband Patrick of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Lisa Oster and husband Jonathan; Lacy Thompson; great grandchildren, Alyssa Tucker Oster; Logan Oster and three step great-grandchildren. Read More»

Mary Ann Passafiume, Peachtree City

Ms. Mary Ann Passafiume of Peachtree City passed away Monday, Dec. 27, 2010.
She is survived by her sisters, Bernadette Amis and husband, Robert, of Fayetteville; Donna Lee Cole of Fayetteville; uncle, Anthony Passafiume; nieces and nephews. Read More»

Sybil Ferguson, Fayetteville

Mrs. Sybil Ferguson of Fayetteville passed away Dec. 24, 2010. Read More»

Mrs. Margo Cruthird Smith, 51, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Margo Cruthird Smith, 51, of Fayetteville, GA, passed away on December 24, 2010 following a valiant battle with breast cancer.

Margo attended Chicago, IL public schools and earned her undergraduate degree in accounting at Florida A & M University. She had a successful career as a certified public accountant including six years with Delta Air Lines. Her last position was as the Chief Financial Officer for the Jacksonville, FL Transportation Authority. Read More»

Mrs. Joyce Jordan Allen, 67, of Stockbridge

Mrs. Joyce Jordan Allen, 67, of Stockbridge, passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2010.

Mrs. Allen is preceded in death by her husband Aaron D. Allen, her father William Thomas English and her brother Tommy English.

She is survived by her son Jason and Joanie Allen of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Laney, Miller and Hadley; mother Ivelyn English of Stapleton; sisters, Ellen and Vic Vickers of Tifton, GA and Krystal and Ronald Ponder of Metter; sister-in-law Sandra English of Hartwell, GA; nieces and nephews, Greg Ponder, Robin Brock, Ivey Vickers and Will English. Read More»

Leonard Goodman, 94, of Peachtree City

Leonard Goodman of 103 Flintlock Court, Peachtree City, GA died on December 13, 2010.

Born in Tacoma, WA in 1916, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Washington in Seattle. After serving in the Army in Alaska during World War II, he joined Pan American World Airways as a pilot. He flew out of San Francisco, then Frankfurt a. M. in Germany and finally New York. He retired in 1976 and moved to Georgia in 1979.

He was predeceased by his wife Mimi in 2003. Read More»

Miss Willette Brown, 90, of Fayetteville

Miss Willette Brown, 90, passed away on December 20, 2010 at Savannah Court in Newnan surrounded by her caring family.

Born in the Ebenezer Community of Fayette County to loving parents, Elizabeth (Lizzie) McEachern Brown and Marcus L. Brown, Jr., she was a graduate of Fayette County High School. After attending West Georgia (now State University of West Georgia) and teaching for a few years, she embarked on a long career at Standard Oil. After residing in Jacksonville, FL for a number of years, she returned to Fayetteville in 1957. Read More»

Mrs. Virginia May White, 94, formerly of Fayetteville

Mrs. Virginia May White, of Christian City, formerly of Fayetteville, passed away on December 19, 2010 at the age of 94.

Mrs. White was a homemaker and loving mother and grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband Lt. Col. (Ret.) Bill White and one brother.

She is survived by her daughters, Barbara Blackford of Lithia Springs, Joyce Kay White of Dahlonega; son Danny James White and daughter-in-law Margaret White of Atlanta; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren and one nephew. Read More»

Emily Erwin Sweet, 72, of Peachtree City

Emily Erwin Sweet, age 72, passed away in Peachtree City, Georgia on Sunday, December 19th, 2010 after a prolonged and courageous battle with colon cancer.

She was born in November 1938 in Concord, NC , attended Concord High School, and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology. She completed the Georgia Master Gardener course and was a certified Paralegal. Read More»