Obituaries

Mr. James Leroy Thomas, 73, formerly of Fayetteville

Mr. James Leroy Thomas, 73, of Concord, formerly of Fayetteville, passed away on March 30, 2010.

Mr. Thomas retired in 1992, as a sergeant from the city of Fayetteville Police Department and proudly saw his two sons and a grandson follow into law enforcement. He enjoyed his grandchildren and camping. He was a 1956 Fayette County High School graduate and a member of the Tyrone Masonic Lodge. Read More»

Thurman D. York, 75, a pioneer in Peachtree City

Thurman D. York, 75, a resident of Tyrone, formerly of Peachtree City, passed away on Monday, March 29, 2010.

Thurman was born in Skiatook, OK on July 14, 1934, the son of Clifford R. and Beatrice Harrington York. He was the fifth child of six children. The family moved to California when he was a young boy. While living there, he married Dorothy Ann Piggott.

He was a Navy-Korean veteran, where he was supervisor of the machine shop on the USS Bolster and the USS Delta. In 1967 he was transferred with Westinghouse to Peachtree City, GA where he opened the golf cart manufacturing plant. Read More»

Ms. Viva Lorene Huddleston, 89, of Fayetteville

Ms. Viva Lorene Huddleston, 89, of Fayetteville, passed away on March 30, 2010. Ms. Huddleston was a dedicated member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. Read More»

Mrs. Judy Ann Tolley, 67, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Judy Ann Tolley, 67, of Fayetteville, passed away on March 27, 2010 after a courageous battle with Pick’s Disease.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend who is described as one having never met a stranger. Judy worked in the Tax offices of both Clayton and Fayette County where she served as a tag clerk. She was a great cook whose family favorite was her chocolate chip cookies. Judy was a long-time member of the Fayetteville Church of God of Prophecy. Read More»

Mrs. Mary Eva Staniszewski, 84, of Jonesboro

Mrs. Mary Eva Staniszewski, 84, of Jonesboro, formerly of Bayonne, N.J., passed away on March 26, 2010.

A loving wife, mother grandmother and great-grandmother, she was described by her family as brave and courageous. She loved to cook and worked in the garment industry in New Jersey and was a member of International Ladies Garment Union. Read More»

Mr. S. Lanier Price, 80, of Fayetteville

Mr. S. Lanier Price, age 80 of Fenwick Commons, Fayetteville, Georgia died Tuesday, March 23, 2010.

Mr. Price was born in Butts County on October 29, 1929, the son of the late Smith Price and Larue Maddox Price. He was a Real Estate Broker and Certified Appraiser with Griswold and Associates. He joined the U. S. Air Force December 1949 and was honorable discharged April 1952, was a member of Atlanta Senior Golf Association, Tabernacle Baptist Church, and an avid Auburn Tiger fan. Read More»

Mr. William Edward Landrum, of Tyrone

Mr. William Edward Landrum of Tyrone, passed away Thursday, March 25, 2010.

In the early 1960’s Mr. Landrum was drafted into the U.S. Army and achieved the rank of Sergeant in the First Armored Division. He retired as President of C.A. Rafter Company Inc. in East Point after 43 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Anna Marie Landrum; son, Chuck Landrum and his wife LaVann of Newnan; sister, Linda Geer and her husband Terry of Eatonton; grandchildren, Andrew Landrum, Ansley Landrum, Jack Weaver and Sam Weaver. Read More»

Nancy Joan Spohn Dodd, 71, of Peachtree City

Nancy and Richard Dodd, 2008

Nancy Joan Spohn Dodd, 71, died Tuesday, March 16, 2010, in her Peachtree City, Ga, home after a brave battle with cancer. It was her 38th wedding anniversary. 

Nancy was born Nancy Joan Clark Spohn in Schenectady, N.Y., July 14, 1938, to the late Hugh Spohn (Beaver, Okla.) and Gladys (Shorey) Spohn ( Schenetady , N.Y.). She grew up in New Lebanon, N.Y. Read More»

Mr. Harvey Jackson “Jack” Bramlett, Jr., 91, of Hampton

Mr. Harvey Jackson “Jack” Bramlett, Jr., 91, of Hampton, formerly of Atlanta, died on March 19, 2010.

He was a veteran of WWII, having proudly served his country in the Army Air Corps and was an amateur radio enthusiast for many years with the call sign of W4PIM. Mr. Bramlett was a “Railroad Man” whose career lasted over 30 years. Prior to his retirement, he served as the Station Master with the Atlanta Terminal Company, which later became Southern Railroad. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lovejoy. Read More»

Mrs. Alberta Shelby Ingram, age 91, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Alberta Shelby Ingram, age 91, of Peachtree City, GA passed away March 16, 2010.

She was a member of Peachtree City United Methodist Church where she was an active member of the Ruth Circle. Ms. Ingram was a homemaker and enjoyed Duplicate Bridge, playing in tournaments as far away as China where she became a Silver Master. Read More»

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