Obituaries

Cheryl Ann Howell, 53, of Snellville

Cheryl Ann Howell, 53, of Snellville, died September 21, 2010.

She is survived by her father James F. Howell Jr., of Fayetteville; sisters Lynn Thaggard, Debra Graham, and Lisa Nelson; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, September 24, 2010 at 2:00 PM at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville with Rev. Paul Carder officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Friday from 1:00 to 2:00 PM, prior to the service.

Carl J Mowell & Son, Fayetteville (www.mowellfuneralhome.com)

Margaret Peggy Auxier, age 48 of Peachtree City

Margaret Peggy Auxier, age 48 of Peachtree City

Mrs. Margaret Peggy Auxier, age 48 of Peachtree City, Georgia, passed away at her residence on September 11, 2010 after a courageous battle with breast cancer.  She was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin on February 17, 1962, the daughter of Dr. John W. Merrick and Carol Hough Merrick.  Read More»

Samuel R. Phillips, 95, of Peachtree City

Samuel R. Phillips, 95

 Samuel R. Phillips, 95, of Peachtree City died September 19, 2010.  Sam was born in Fairburn, GA in 1915. He received his B.S. in Textile Engineering from Georgia Tech and an advanced management degree from Harvard. He was Assistant Director of theTextile Division of Uniroyal in New York City, and then President of Latex Fiber Industries in Beaver Falls, New York, until retiring to Peachtree City in 1980.  Read More»

Sondra "Lynn" Reece

Sondra “Lynn” Reece ascended to the glorious presence of the Father Almighty through the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ on September 18, 2010, as the result of a tragic automobile accident. Read More»

Richard Montgomery Cox, Jr., 94, of Fayetteville

Richard Montgomery Cox, Jr., 94, of Fayetteville, GA, formerly of Albany, NY, died September 17, 2010.

Mr. Cox served his country as a sergeant in the U. S. Army. He earned his masters degree and was human resources manager for NL Industries, a chemical manufacturing company.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard M. Cox, Sr. & Clara M. Krebs Cox and daughter-in-law Rosemary Cox. Read More»

Mrs. Berenice B. Anderson, 80, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Berenice B. Anderson, 80, of Fayetteville, died September 19, 2010.

Berenice was born December 1, 1929 in Akeley, Minnesota. After her marriage to Donald Anderson in 1951, they moved to the Atlanta area where she devoted her life to her family and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Donald M. Anderson, son Donald Curtis Anderson, granddaughter Naomi Anderson, brother Art Brault, and sister Ruth Harris. Read More»

Mrs. Opal Rhodes Gressett of Fayetteville

Mrs. Opal Rhodes Gressett, of Fayetteville, died September 17, 2010.

She was a faithful member of College Park Second Baptist and McDonough Road Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Odie Gressett.

She is survived by her daughter Cindy & John Christopher of Fayetteville; grandsons Michael Snyder of Newnan and his fiancé Elisa Healey, and Steven and Amanda Snyder of Flowery Branch; great-grandson Dylan Snyder; sister Evelyn Puckett of Chunky, MS; sisters-in-law Ruth Gressett of AL, Janet Rogers of MS, and Ileen Gressett of CA; as well as several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Alexander Joseph Topp, Jr., 93

Alexander Joseph Topp, Jr., 93, of Northbrook, Illinois and Peachtree City, GA, passed away September 12, 2010. Read More»

Bill Jones, 91, of Fayetteville

Mr. Bill Jones, 91, of Fayetteville, passed away on Monday, September 13, 2010.

Mr. Jones is preceded in death by his parents Ben and Mary Spears Jones; one sister and five brothers. Read More»

Leonard Gene Hespenheide of Peachtree City

Hespenheide, Leonard Gene died September 11, 2010. Survived by sons Nathan (Molly) and Sean, stepdaughter Katherine Davis, and stepson Justin Davis, granddaughter Kira Hespenheide, and brothers Mark (Jane), Eric (Judy Hicks) and Gary (Ilise Kremer), as well as countless friends. Len was a resident of the Detroit area for 20 years before he relocated to Peachtree City, Georgia where he lived for 23 years. He volunteered with numerous groups in Peachtree City, most notably his church, while dealing with the challenges of Multiple Sclerosis. Read More»