Obituaries

Edgar L. Banks, Jr., 87, of Fayetteville

Edgar L. Banks, Jr., 87, of Fayetteville, passed away June 5, 2014.

He was a Past Master of Riverdale Masonic Lodge 709 in 1962. He also served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII.

Mr. Banks was preceded in death by his wife Helen Darnell Banks; daughter Diane Hambrick; and grandson John Hambrick, Jr. Read More»

Virginia Gilpatrick, age 82, of Jonesboro

Mrs. Virginia Gilpatrick, age 82, of Jonesboro passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Willard Gilpatrick and is survived by her daughter, Vickie Anderson and her husband, Doug of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Michael Anderson and David Anderson.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 11 o’clock at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens with Rev. Jeff Durham officiating. 

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.parrottfuneralhome.com.  Parrott Funeral Home and Crematory, 770-964-4800.

Dan Allen Dorsey, 77, of Fayetteville

Dan Allen Dorsey, 77, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on Friday, May 23, 2014.

He was born in Atlanta, Ga. on April 16, 1937 to the late John C. Dorsey and Mattie Kimbell Dorsey. Read More»

Herbert Summers, 79

Herbert Summers, 79, passed away May 27, 2014. 

He was born May 16, 1935 to H.L. Summers and Kate Summers in Atlanta, Ga. The family moved to Mississippi near the end of WWII. He graduated from high school in Meridian, Miss. in 1953. He entered Air Force Aviation Cadet Training in 1954 where he received Air Force wings and commissioned as a 2nd lieutenant in 1956. Read More»

Richard Allen Combs Sr., age 59

Richard Allen Combs Sr., age 59

Richard Allen Combs Sr., age 59, of Ellijay, Ga., formerly of Peachtree City, Ga., passed from this life on Sunday, May 25th, 2014, at his residence in Ellijay, Ga.

Mr. Combs worked in Civil Service for the U.S. Government for over 30 years, and retired as Chief of Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation, Atlantic Region, IMCOM, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. Read More»

Wayne Henry Martin, 74

Wayne Henry Martin, 74, died June 1, 2014 after a decade long battle with cancer.

He is survived by his sister, Mary Frances Robinson, daughters, grandchildren, cousins, and several nieces & nephews.  He was a veteran serving in the United States Air Force.

Services and burial will be June 3, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Fayetteville City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please donate to a charity of your choice.

Carl J. Mowell & Son, Fayetteville - www.mowellfuneralhome.com

Harriette Moore Foster, age 98

Harriette Moore Foster

Harriette Moore Foster, age 98, passed away peacefully surrounded by her children and grandchildren on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at Doctor's Hospice of Ga. in Fayetteville. Read More»

Louis Fuertes Boynton, age 80

Louis Fuertes Boynton

Louis Fuertes Boynton (Lou) died peacefully on April 14, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. after a year of declining health. He was born on July 19, 1933 in Trumansburg, N.Y.

Louis was preceded in death by his parents Damon and Mary Fuertes Boynton.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Frances Taraila Boynton; his four children, Louis Fuertes Boynton II, Carol Mastin, Timothy Boynton, Christine Boynton; his six grandchildren, Sophie Boynton, Mary Mastin, Dallas Mastin, Jacob Boynton Welch, Sara Welch, and Damon Boynton; and his two sisters, Katherine Payne and Maria Boynton. Read More»

Brittany Nicole Irvin, age 22 of Fayetteville

Brittany Nicole Irvin, age 22 of Fayetteville died at Piedmont Fayette Hospital on May 20, 2014.

She was born in Riverdale on Mar.21, 1992 to Paul Francis Pino and Adrienne Kim Irvin Pino. Brittany was a very generous and out going person, with many friends, and loved by many. Read More»

Michael Allen Naber, 55

Michael Allen Naber

Michael Allen Naber, 55, went home to the Lord on May 24, 2014.

Michael is survived by his wife, Sondra, and sons Andrew Michael and Benjamin Edward. Mike is the son of John and Nancy Naber of Grand Rapids, Mich. He is also survived by a sister, Pam Knox (John) of Athens, Ga., and brothers Steve Naber (Marcie) of Columbus, Ohio, and Tom Naber (Lisa) of Sacramento, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his brother, the late Robert Naber (Karen) of Bloomington, Ind. Read More»

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