Obituaries

Walter Bernice Ivey, 84, Fayetteville

Walter Bernice Ivey, 84, of Fayetteville, went home to God on March 1, 2010.

He served 23 years in the U.S. Army. He was a veteran of WWII and Korea and was a 32nd degree Mason. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church of Fayetteville. Mr. Ivey loved to travel and his greatest joy in life other than serving his Lord was spending time with his family and gardening. Read More»

Martin L. Justice, 29, Newnan

Martin L. Justice, 29, of Newnan died Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital.

He was born June 9, 1980 in Atlanta to Kyle & Gay Justice.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 7 pm in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St, Newnan. The family will greet friends following the memorial service at McKoon Funeral Home. Read More»

Sam Kennedy, 24, Peachtree City

Sam Kennedy, 24, Peachtree City, died Feb. 21, 2010. He was preceded in death by a grandfather, T. Reid and Grace Prosser, and a great-grandmother, Dora Davidson Prosser, both of Thomasville. Services were at the Peachtree City United Methodist Church. Read More»

Russell Harry Solsvig, 86, Peachtree City

Russell Harry Solsvig, DDS, 86, Peachtree City, died Feb. 21, 2010. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marian Leverentz Solsvig and a brother, Donald Solsvig. He was born in Minneapolis, Minn., and had served in the United States Army in World War II and was a dentist. Dr. Solsvig was cremated. Survivors include a son, Russell T. and Jacky Solsvig, Peachtree City; daughters, Karen Solsvig, Boca Raton, Fla., Randi Zway, Tucson, Ariz., and Mary and Mark Stephens, Hartwell; grandchildren, Zane Zway and Anders Zway, Tucson, Ariz.; and sisters, Edith Marbarger, Ft. Read More»

Infant Lilly Elizabeth Strode, Fayetteville

Infant Lilly Elizabeth Strode of Fayetteville died Sunday, February 28, 2008.

She is survived by her parents Jim & Elena Strode; siblings, James Strode IV, Jasmine Strode, Logan Strode all of Fayetteville; grandparents; Cliff & Edith Coulter of San Antonio, TX; James & Brenda Strode of Moncks Corner, S.C.; great grandparents, James & Celeste Strode of Moncks Corner, S.C.; Lee & Helen Kepplinger of Peoria, IL; Carol Moats of Highlands, IL; aunts, uncles & cousins. Read More»

Mrs. Grace S. Waddell, Grantville

Mrs. Grace S. Waddell of Grantville died Saturday, February 27, 2010.

Mrs. Waddell was preceded in death by her husband R. B. Waddell and her daughter Donna Sue Owen.

She is survived by her children, Jonnie Duncan of Hogansville; Gloria B. Crist of Franklin; Rebecca Anne Dominquez of Oxnard, CA.; James M. Thomason of Peachtree City; John L. Thomason of McDonough; Marsha N Brooks of Monroe; Randall Waddell of Dacula; Jennean Thompson of Oxford; grandchildren; great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Read More»

Candice Smith, 19, Brooks

Candice Smith, 19, of Brooks passed away February 27, 2010. Candice was a sophomore at Oxford College at Emory University and a member of Brooks United Methodist Church .

Survivors include her parents Chandra & Marion Smith of Brooks; brother Jason Smith; grandmother Lenore Weaver; and also aunts, uncles, cousins, and a glorious church family. Read More»

Mrs. Hilda Bruce Farr, 93, Peachtree City, Ga.

Mrs. Hilda Bruce Farr, 93, of Peachtree City, Ga., died Feb. 23, 2010. She was an elementary school teacher in Tyrone, Ga., and a member of Peachtree City First Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Walter Floy Farr and son Thomas Farr. Survivors include her son Walter “Sonny” and Pat Farr of Santa Fe, New Mexico; daughter-in-law Wendie Farr of Peachtree City, Ga.; grandson Matthew and Mandi Wood of Zebulon, Ga., granddaughter Whitney and Robby Freeman of Athens, Ga., and great-granddaughter Finley Freeman of Athens, Ga. Read More»

Emily Elizabeth Caldwell Rhodes

Emily Elizabeth Caldwell Rhodes, Fayetteville, died Feb. 21, 2010. She received her master’s degree from North Georgia College. She had worked with Georgia Mountain Crafts in Gainesville, and was retired from Hall County's Sardis Church Elementary School. She loved to travel and had been to Canada, Africa, China and Europe and Australia four times. Graveside services were at the Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Alvaton, with the Rev. Miriam Beecher officiating. Survivors include son, Leland I. Read More»

Myra Ann Crews, 81

Myra Ann Crews, 81, Fayetteville, died Feb. 20, 2010. She was born Aug. 12, 1928 in Fayette County. She was preceded in death by her parents, Johnny I. and Irene Rowland Goodman, her husband of 33 years, Lewis Sandford Crews, brothers, Grady Goodman, Rowland Goodman, Bill Goodman, Dorsey Goodman, Hershall Goodman, and Johnny Goodman, and sisters, Sadie Eubanks, Julia Perry, and Doris Williams. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with the Rev. Philip Johnson officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. Read More»

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