Obituaries

Elizabeth Phillips Wiley, 82, of Fayetteville

Elizabeth Phillips Wiley, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away February 5, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband William Lloyd Wiley and son Jerry Mauldin.

She is survived by her daughter Teresa (Russell) Joiner; grand-daughters Elizabeth (Benjamin) Urban, Amy (Matthew) Rouse, and Kimberley (Bradley) Hale; great-grandchildren Carter Hale, Ansley Hale, Catie Rouse and Jack Rouse; brother William B. (Eris) Phillips; sister Birdie Hall; and many nieces and nephews. Read More»

John Leonard, age 85

We celebrated the life of John Leonard on Friday, February 7th at 10:30 at  Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City.

John passed away on February 3rd after a brief illness. He was 85 years old.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years – Madeline, 5 children – John, Helen, Katherine, Michael and Peter, and 5 grandchildren – Anthony, Lisa, Christina, Andrew and James. Read More»

William Henry Newman III, age 74, of Peachtree City

William “Bill” Henry Newman III, age 74, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away on February 4, 2014.

He was born in Atlanta, Ga. on February 8, 1939 to the late Bill and Mable Newman. He was raised in the Ben Hill area. He graduated from Brown High School. He was a US Army Veteran.

He spent his entire life defending and protecting animals. He was the Director of the Fayette County Animal Shelter where he retired after 24 years of service. His beloved dog, BJ retired with him. Read More»

Jerry Eugene Kelley, 73, of Fayetteville

Jerry Eugene "Little Papa" Kelley, 73, of Fayetteville, passed away January 29, 2014.

He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. He retired after 30 years as a mechanic with Delta Air Lines. He was an Elder at Riverdale Christian Church. He will be greatly missed by his family, especially his grandchildren. Read More»

David Herrin Sr., 70, of Griffin

David Herrin Sr.

October 18, 1943 - February 2, 2014

A much-loved husband, father, grandfather, son and brother, Mr. David Herrin Sr., 70, of Griffin, Ga., passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Somerby Assisted Living of Senoia.

He was born in Nahunta, Ga. on October 18, 1943. Read More»

Ollie Joe Wingo, 82, of Fayetteville

Ollie Joe Wingo, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away February 2, 2014.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Doris Bray Wingo; son Steve Wingo and sisters Geraldine Wallace and Jeanette Greer.

He is survived by his wife Carolyn Wingo of Fayetteville; sister Margie Loudermilk of Newnan; brother James Wingo of Union City; step-sons Steven (Tina) Shiflett of Hampton and Chuck (Jill) Shiflett of Peachtree City; grandchildren Kelsey Shiflett, Alan Shiflett, Kevin Shiflett and Zac Shiflett. Read More»

Ashleigh Webster memorial 2014

Ashleigh Webster

1988 - 2006

Days of sadness still come over us
Tears in silence often flow,
For memories keep you near us
Though you died eight years ago

Dad, Mom, Rox, Lex and Kris

Robert Frank Stephenson, Sr., 86, of Fayette

Robert Frank Stephenson, Sr., 86, of Fayette County, passed away January 31, 2014.

He was born January 22, 1928 in College Park. In 1951, he graduated from the University of Georgia. He served his county in the US Navy. Mr. Stephenson was the owner/operator of RF Stephenson Hardware in East Point. After moving to Fayette County in 1974, he became involved in the real estate business. He was a member of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his brothers J.W. Stephenson, Jr. and Calvin P. Stephenson. Read More»

Katie Howard of Tyrone

Mrs. Katie Howard of Tyrone passed away February 1, 2014.

She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Ray Howard of Tyrone; sons, Billy R. Howard and his wife Linda of Tyrone; daughters, Connie Bryant and her husband Perry of Sharpsburg; Brenda Presley and her husband Gerald of Senoia; sister, Genora Jenkins of Delano, Tenn.; 5 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Read More»

Genevieve G. Peek, 82, of Fayetteville

Genevieve G. "Meme" Peek, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away February 1, 2014.

She was an avid gardener, cook and seamstress. She was also a founding member of The Summit Church of South Fayette.

She was preceded in death by her parents Arthur and Cora Garner, three brothers and two sisters. Read More»

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