Obituaries

Joyce Geraldine “Jerri” Patrick Wilson, 81, of Fayetteville

Joyce Geraldine “Jerri” Patrick Wilson, 81, of Fayetteville passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2010.

She is preceded in death by her father and mother Curtis Harlan and Thelma Patrick, her sister Josephine (Patrick) Aaron and brother Curtis Partick, Jr. Read More»

Dr. Thomas T. Williams, 85, of Peachtree City

Dr. Thomas T. Williams, 85, of Peachtree City, GA died April 8, 2010.

Dr. Williams was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn Williams. He is survived by a daughter Donna Ward of Stockbridge, GA and a son Thomas Williams, Jr., of Peachtree City, GA, as well as a host of relative and friends.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 2 PM at the First Baptist Church of Peachtree City, 208 Willow Bend Rd., Peachtree City, GA with Dr. Steve Bingham officiating. Interment will be Sunday, April 18, 2010 at 1:00 PM CST at Greenwood Cemetery, Old Montgomery Hwy., Tuskegee, AL. Read More»

Ms. Mary Jim McLelland of Fayetteville

Ms. Mary Jim McLelland of Fayetteville died April 10, 2010.

Mary Jim was preceded in death by her daughter, Marianne McLelland Hudson, and her parents James D. and Bertie Lanier.

She is survived by her daughter, Laura McLelland Fuller and her husband Robert Fuller; her son Kent McLelland and his wife Joanna Amos McLelland; grandchildren, Courtney Fuller, Evan Fuller, Jacob McLelland, Rachel McLelland, Caleb McLelland all of Senoia; Sydney Hudson of Sharpsburg; son-in-law R. L. Hudson of Sharpsburg and Dr James S. McLelland of Newnan. Read More»

Kay Garner, 63, of Sharpsburg

Kay Garner, 63, of Sharpsburg, formerly of Jonesboro, died April 11, 2010.

She loved to cook for her family and their favorites were her chocolate chess pie and almond chicken. She enjoyed reading and traveling but most of all enjoyed her family. She was “Nana” to her grandchildren and loved to support them in sporting events. Read More»

Martha Ellen Barr Stilwell, 86, formerly of Peachtree City

Martha Ellen Barr Stilwell

Martha Ellen Barr Stilwell, daughter of Jesse and Ester Barr, age 86, went to be with the Lord on April 10, 2010.

Originally from Dyer, TN, Martha Ellen and her husband Frank have resided at Winwood Retirement community in Marietta, for the last seven years. Prior to moving to Marietta, they made their home in Peachtree City, GA.

Martha Ellens’s life was centered around her love for God and making a difference in the life of everyone she touched. She did this by encouraging others to do their best. Read More»

Mary K. Marshall, Fayetteville

Ms. Mary K. Marshall of Fayetteville passed away April 7, 2010.

She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Bartlett and husband Jack of Tyrone; son, Rick Booth of Fayetteville; sister, Betty Marshall of Mt. Pleasant, SC; granddaughters, Courtney Bartlett of Atlanta, Renee Bartlett of Tyrone, Marie Bartlett of Tyrone; nephews, Marshall Currence of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Steve Currence of Reston, VA; niece, Roslyn Grand of Big Canoe.

A Memorial Service will be held Monday, April 12, 2010 at 4 o’clock in the chapel of Parrott Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Geyer officiating. Read More»

Mr. Max Howard Medert of Fayetteville, one of 'Merrill's Marauders' in WWII

Mr. Max Howard Medert of Fayetteville passed away on April 10, 2010 at the age of 86.

Max was a WWII Army veteran who proudly served as one of “Merrill’s Marauders” in China, Burma and India. Following his military career, he served on the city of Atlanta Police Force , retiring after 25 years of service.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, and a member of the Flat Creek Baptist Church. Read More»

Brenda Gail Johnston Wells of Fayetteville

Brenda Gail Johnston Wells of Fayetteville, Georgia passed away at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital on April 9, 2010, three days after cancer surgery.

She was predeceased by her parents, John and Faye (Burroughs) Johnston. Read More»

Douglas E. Hefty, 80, of Peachtree City

Douglas E. Hefty, 80, of Peachtree City, formerly of Marietta, died Thursday, April 8, 2010.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 13, at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Chapel, Marietta, with Reverend Mark Barbour officiating. Interment will follow at Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetery, Marietta. Read More»

King William McElwaney, III, 67, of Jupiter, Fla.

King William McElwaney, III, 67, of Jupiter, Fla., passed away suddenly on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at his residence.

Born in Atlanta, Ga., he had been a resident of Jupiter for nine years, coming from Palm Beach, Fla. Prior to retirement, he was the director of operations for Delta Air Lines at LaGuardia Airport, Logan Airport and JFK.

Mr. McElwaney was the coordinator for the 1996 Summer Olympics for Delta Air Lines in Atlanta. He recently started his own property management company, Complete Home Check of Jupiter. Read More»