Obituaries

Eleanor Sleesman, 90, Peachtree City

Eleanor Sleesman

Eleanor Sleesman, a kind and gentle soul, passed peacefully on to join her beloved husband, Tom, early Friday morning, May 28, 2010. Eleanor had just celebrated her 90th birthday and had been treated to a week full of grand celebrations starting with a surprise party hosted by her dear friends, Alec and Debbie Willeson, and attended by her family and many friends in Peachtree City . Read More»

Richard Lee (Dick) Matthews, 86, of Morrow & Peachtree City

Richard Lee (Dick) Matthews, age 86, of Morrow and Peachtree City Georgia died Saturday, May 29, 2010. Son of James E. Matthews, Sr. and Caroline Elizabeth Jones Matthews, Dick was born January 10, 1924 in Lee County, GA, and grew up in Leesburg and Jonesboro, GA. He was predeceased by his wife, Carolyn L. Matthews, and brothers, William M. and James E. Matthews, Jr. Read More»

John Edward Hallwood, 64, Peachtree City

John Edward Hallwood

John Edward Hallwood, 64, passed away Friday, May 28, 2010. He was a devoted husband and caring father, a man of character, and great faith. His sense of humor will be missed by his friends and family. Mr. Hallwood grew up in Miami, FL, attended Miami High School and University of Florida. After service in the Air Force, he was a pilot for Eastern Airlines for 25 years, owner of Prime Time Paintball in Senoia and more recently a trader on the foreign currency exchange. As an active member of the Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church, he taught Sunday School and Bible Studies. Read More»

Nicholas William Kimberly

On May 22, 2010 we lost our little sunshine – Nicholas William Kimberly. He was born on June 25, 2009, in Weiden, Germany. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. June 2, 2010 at Trinity Fellowship in Sharpsburg, GA followed by a graveside service at Westminster Memorial Gardens in Peachtree City, Ga. Nicholas is survived by his parents William & Tanja Kimberly who are stationed in Germany with the U.S. Army. He is preceded in death by grandparents, Peter & Elisabeth Krause, and his aunt, Amanda Kimberly. Read More»

Jerry L. Lacey, Sr., 74, of Fayetteville

Jerry L. Lacey, Sr., 74, of Fayetteville, passed away on May 27, 2010.

Mr. Lacey graduated from Forest Park High School in 1955 and was a dedicated member of the Forest Park Fire Department. He was the owner and operator of Fayette Electrical Co. and retired from the U.S. Department of Labor. Mr. Lacey proudly served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church, Fayetteville .

Mr. Lacey is preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Mary Taylor and his brother, Bill “Dinky” Taylor. Read More»

Kathleen “Kathy” Louise McGhee, formerly of Fayette County

Kathleen “Kathy” Louise McGhee, of Hampton, formerly of Fayette County, passed away on May 26, 2010.

Mrs. McGhee is survived by her sons, Michael Ehrlich of Jonesboro, Greg Ehrlich of Smyrna and Mark Ehrlich of Woodstock; grandchildren, Devin Thomason of Tucker, Brenden Ehrlich of Woodstock and Jessie Ashley Eddington of Washington, DC; parents, Fred and Eleanor Drew of Carrollton; sister, Patricia and John Houlihan of Jonesboro. Read More»

Mrs. Evelina G. Kisten, 90, formerly of Fayetteville

Mrs. Evelina G. Kisten, 90, formerly of Fayetteville, GA died May 24, 2010.

She is survived by numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 1:00 PM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Fr. Jimmy Adams officiating. Interment will be Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 10:00 AM at Kennesaw Memorial Park, Marietta , GA.

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Edwin O’Rear Faulkner, 79, Peachtree City

Edwin O’Rear Faulkner, 79, passed away on May 23, 2010.

Ed (Eddie) was born in Atlanta, GA, March 8, 1931. He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Joyce Faulkner; mother, Pansy Richards Faulkner Camp, his father, Edwin O. Faulkner, Sr. and his stepfather, Thomas E. Camp, Jr. and his beloved aunt & uncle, Bessie and Ambrose Lester. Read More»

Mr. Geofrey T. Griffith of Peachtree City

Mr. Geofrey T. Griffith of Peachtree City, GA died Sunday, May 23, 2010.

Geofrey was preceded in death by his grandfather Arlie Griffith.

He is survived by his parents Gary and Kim Griffith; brother Patrick Griffith; sisters Taylor Griffith, Kelli Griffith; grandparents Tom and Lois Burke; Barbara Griffith, all of Peachtree City; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 4:00 PM at Peachtree City United Methodist Church with Rev. Herzen Andone officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Read More»

Patsy Joyce Young Whiten, Fayetteville

Patsy Joyce Young Whiten

Patsy Joyce Young Whiten of Fayetteville, Ga., formerly of Jackson, Ga., died Sunday, May 23, 2010, at the Southwest Christian Hospice in Union City, Ga.

She was born March 24, 1943, in Butts County, daughter of the late Lawrence and Mary Mangham Young. She was wife of the late Fred Shelton Whiten, Sr. who died in 1993. Read More»

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