Obituaries

Gracie Dodson Amos of Peachtree City

Gracie Dodson Amos

On our Lord’s Day November 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM Gracie Dodson Amos was called by her Lord to her eternal home.

A celebration of her life was held at 11 a.m., December 2, 2013, at Sandy Ridge Methodist Church, 1620 Amostown Road, Sandy Ridge, N.C., 27046. Interment followed in the church cemetery, where she joined her beloved late husband. Mrs. Amos had resided in Peachtree City, Ga. since 2006, following the passing of her husband. Read More»

Weyman Milton Strickland, 81, of Fayetteville

Weyman Milton Strickland, 81, of Fayetteville, passed away November 27, 2013.

He was a loving husband and devoted father and grandfather. He retired from the US Navy and was a Vietnam Veteran. He retired from Delta Airlines.

He is survived by his wife Clara Strickland of Fayetteville; son Mike (Diane) Strickland of Fayetteville; daughter Vickie Seitman of Kennesaw; grandsons Dr. Phillip Strickland of Atlanta, Daniel (Michelle) Seitman of Marietta, Derek Seitman of Kennesaw; sister Merle Martin of Athens; pet toy poodle Mimi; and numerous nieces and nephews. Read More»

Melba Hart Dailey, 89, of Fayetteville

Melba Hart Dailey, 89, of Fayetteville, passed away November 26, 2013.

She was born in College Park, Ga. to the late Ernest E. and Jewell Hart. She was a teacher for 26 years primarily at North Clayton High School. Since 1937, she was a member of College Park 2nd Baptist, now McDonough Road Baptist Church. She was an avid animal lover who devoted efforts to rescuing and caring for dogs. She believed every dog should have a home. Read More»

John Philip Brown, 62, of Fayetteville

John Philip Brown, 62, of Fayetteville, died November 27, 2013.

He was an employee of Chick-fil-A for over 10 years. He attended the Fairhaven School and the Fayette County Service Center. He also enjoyed competing in the Special Olympics and making friends everywhere he went.

He was preceded in death by his parents Jerry Brown and Martha Messman and his brother Mike Brown.

He is survived by his two sisters Merry & Ronnie Glass of Fayetteville and Vicki & Tommy Gazaway of Canton; nieces and nephews Tracy, Rhonda, Wendy, Todd, Dawn, Chris, Amy, and Andy. Read More»

Christine L. Williams, age 84

Mrs. Christine L. Williams, age 84, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Fayette Piedmont Hospital.

Mrs. Williams was born in Atlanta, Ga. on November 14, 1929.

She is preceded in death by her parents, James Thompson and Carrie M. Thompson; her husband, Henry Kelly Williams; daughter, Janice Williams; brother, Pete Thompson.

Mrs. Williams was a member of Griffin First Assembly and the Primetimers. Read More»

Walter William Berg, age 47 of Griffin

Walter William Berg, age 47 of Griffin

Mr. Walter William Berg, age 47 of Griffin, Ga., passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2013 while participating in the annual Altamaha River Partnership's Ride for the River.

Walter Berg was born in Rockford, Ill. on December 21, 1965.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph Berg and Judith Jansen Berg, and by his sister, Angela Hernandez. Read More»

SGT Major Frederick H. Kruse, 72, of Peachtree City

SGT Major (ret) Frederick H. Kruse, 72, of Peachtree City, passed away November 22, 2013.

He proudly served his country in the United States Army serving as a Finance and Accounting sergeant in Korea, Vietnam, Ft. Ord, Ft. Carson, Germany, FORSCOM as well as other military installations.

Mr. Kruse is survived by his wife, SGM (Ret) Lucie Rivera-O'Ferrall of Peachtree City; sisters Pat (Johnny) Hasty of Hayes, Va.; Christine (Robert) Hunt of West Point, Va. and Karilene Kruse also of West Point, Va. and sister-in-law Gloria Rivera-O'Ferrall of Peachtree City. Read More»

June H. Clemans, 84, of Peachtree City

June H. Clemans, 84, of Peachtree City, passed away November 24, 2013.

A dedicated piano teacher for over 60 years, she taught students in Hapeville, College Park and Peachtree City to love and appreciate fine music. As an accomplished organist, she inspired many congregations, accompanied numerous choirs and performed at countless weddings and funerals. She was an avid duplicate bridge player and had achieved Life Master Status. She was a faithful member of New Church of Peachtree City. Read More»

Rev. William Jack Mathis, III

Rev. William Jack Mathis, III

Rev. William Jack Mathis, III, a loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away November 22, 2013. Read More»

Barbara Jean Phenicie, 71, of Peachtree City

Barbara Jean Phenicie, 71, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away November 14, 2013.

Mrs. Phenicie was a long time teachers aid at the First Presbyterian Kindergarten and preschool, she was also a elder and a deacon at the church.

Mrs. Phenicie was preceded in death by a grandson Brian Phenicie, and also her parents Walter & Mildred Kolb. Read More»