Obituaries

Medford Allen Branch, 83, of Fayetteville

Medford Allen Branch, 83, of Fayetteville, died April 28, 2010.

He served his country in WWII in the US Marine Corps. Mr. Branch owned his own flight school, Aim Aviation, and was also the owner of Business Locksmith Services.

He is survived by his wife Dottie; son Max and his wife Debbie Branch; daughter Augusta and her husband Ed Davis; step-daughter Angie and her husband Rob Napier; grandchildren Sean and Joshua Branch, Aaron and Elizabeth Davis and Kennedy Napier; great-grandchildren; a brother and sisters; and nieces and nephews. Read More»

Carl Edward DeLaney, 53, of Peachtree City

Carl Edward DeLaney, 53, of Peachtree City, GA died April 25, 2010.

Mr. DeLaney was the owner/operator of a “Sir Speedy” Print Shop in Atlanta for over 10 years. He was most recently employed with Home Depot in Peachtree City. He was known for his great work ethic, enjoyment of conversations and dedication to Christ and his family. He was a loving husband, wonderful father and caring brother. Read More»

Jo Anne Holt of Peachtree City

Jo Anne Holt of Peachtree City died April 25, 2010.

Jo was born in Richfield, Kansas October 15, 1942, the third of four children of Ray and Frances Boekhaus.

She attended Southwestern College in Winfield, KS where she majored in music. When she was 13, Jo began playing the piano for her church, a ministry which she continued for 50 years. Read More»

Laura Gladys Scott, 90, of Fayetteville

Laura Gladys Scott, 90, of Fayetteville, died April 23, 2010.

Mrs. Scott was preceded in death by her husband Lester Scott Sr. and a sister Wynnelle Bray.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law Lester and Gail Scott; grandsons and fiancées Chase and Danielle and Kevin and Heather.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Monday, April 26, 2010 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel with Rev. Ken Helms officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday 4-7 PM at the funeral home. The interment will be held at 3:30 PM Monday at Snows United Methodist Church in Unadilla GA. Read More»

Betty Marylynn Thompson, 80, formerly of Palmetto

Betty Marylynn Thompson, 80, of Williamson, formerly of Palmetto, died April 23, 2010.

She is survived by her husband Edward Thompson; daughter Vicki and Steve Borders; son Kenny and Visa Thompson; 7 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; brother Wayne Richards; sister-in-law Doris Richards; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 25, 2010 at 2:00 PM at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville with Pastor Paul Carder officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. Read More»

Mrs. Tae Yon Lee, 84, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Tae Yon Lee, of Fayetteville, formerly of Seattle, WA, passed away on April 20, 2010 at the age of 84.

She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved plants and enjoyed spending time gardening. Read More»

Mrs. Elizabeth Beal Hightower, 86, formerly of Fayetteville

Mrs. Elizabeth Beal Hightower, 86, of Orlando, Florida, formerly of Fayetteville, passed away on April 20, 2010. Read More»

SFC Edmund W. Boyd, Jr., U.S. Army retired, 78, Peachtree City

SFC Edmund W. Boyd, Jr., U.S. Army retired, 78, Peachtree City, GA, died April 21, 2010.

Mr. Boyd proudly served his country during the Korean and Vietnam War.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and uncle. Mr. Boyd was preceded in death by his son Harold David Boyd. Read More»

Mr. Oscar Cavender, 86, of Fayetteville

Mr. Oscar Cavender, 86, of Fayetteville, passed away on April 20, 2010.

Mr. Cavender proudly served his country during World War II, while enlisted in the US Navy. He was the founder of Cavender Pump and Water Systems and was a faithful member of Flat Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Cavender was preceded in death by his wife, Sara Jean Cavender and his granddaughter, Autumn Cavender. Read More»

Mr. Everett Ross, 89, of Peachtree City

Mr. Everett Ross, 89, of Peachtree City, GA died April 17, 2010.

Mr. Ross was preceded in death by his parents, Robert E. and Emma Denbow Ross, daughter Mary Gaff, son David Ross, 1st wife Pauline Ross, 2nd wife Wilmotine Ross, brothers Donald Ross, John Ross, Arthur Ross, Donny Ross; sisters Annie Gerrish and Elsie Ross. Read More»