Obituaries

DeLane Marketa Groover, 90

DeLane Marketa Groover

DeLane Marketa Groover, 90, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Martin and her son, Charles Everett.

She is survived by her sons, Gregory Mark, Kenneth David and his wife, Venus; granddaughters Ashley Groover Houchins of McDonough, Ga. and Nicole Groover Francis of Chicago, Ill. and her grandson, David Gregory Groover of Fort Carson, Col.; great-grandchildren, Grayce and Grant Houchins and Ella and Case Francis. Read More»

Gail Meyer of Fairburn

Mr. Gail Meyer (MSGT USMC RET) of Fairburn passed away April 25, 2014.

He is survived by his wife, Mildred (Millie) Meyer of Fairburn; step-children, Debbie and Chris Spriggs; Patti and Terry Quanstrom; sister, Ginny Grau; brother, Harold and Kim Meyer; grandchildren, Mark Spriggs; Jon Spriggs; Anna Dewart; Jenifer Youmans and 5 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 5 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 821 Old Atlanta Highway, Newnan, Ga. 30263 with remains placed in-state at 4 p.m. Read More»

Michael Martin Guerrero of Fayetteville

Michael Martin Guerrero passed away April 24, 2014 as a result of a short battle with cancer.

Born August 19, 1963 to Shirley and Gilbert Guerrero in Augusta, Ga. Michael was a graduate of Augusta College with a bachelors of science. Over the years Michael has worked for Morehouse School of Medicine, Emory and Turner broadcasting.

He moved to Fayetteville, Ga. and married Christa Lyle October 31, 2013. Read More»

Harold H. Brown, 87, of Fayetteville

Harold H. Brown, 87, of Fayetteville, passed away April 26, 2014.

He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War, and later was a Correctional Officer for Fulton County.

He was preceded in death by his daughter Pam Brown; grandchild Angela Brown; great-grandchild Abigail Williams; parents Hugh & Jewell Brown; sister Evelyn; and brother-in-law Bill. Read More»

Herman Edward Reich, 78, of Peachtree City

Herman Edward Reich

Herman Edward Reich, 78, passed away at his home in Peachtree City, Ga. on April 21, 2014, as a result of a long battle with cancer. His family was by his side when he drifted off to heaven to join his wife of 50 years Mary Jean. Read More»

Hulett Byron Bearden of Fayetteville

Hulett Byron Bearden

Hulett Byron Bearden of Fayetteville formerly of Bremen, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014 in a local assisted living facility.

He was born in Carroll County, December 22, 1934, son of the late Berlin Eugene Bearden and Ila Belle McGuire Bearden. Mr. Bearden retired in 1974 as SM SGT from the U.S. Air Force with 20 years of service. He later retired from the University of West Georgia as a warehouse supervisor. Mr. Bearden was a graduate of Waco High School and was by faith a Primitive Baptist. Read More»

Jim Wilkes, 80 of Fayetteville

Jim Wilkes, 80 of Fayetteville, passed away April 17, 2014.

Born Nov. 8, 1933 in New Orleans, La., Jim was a graduate of Georgia Tech and a lifelong Ramblin' Wreck fan; he was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and a valued employee of Sears in Atlanta for many years. Jim was always involved in his community with Cub Scouts, Junior Achievement, Kiwanis and Fayette Samaritans. He was a member and volunteer at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church.

Mr. Wilkes was preceded in death by his loving wife of 51 years Frances R. Wilkes. Read More»

Saundra W. Wise, 75, of Newnan

Mrs. Saundra W. Wise, 75, of Newnan, passed away April 19, 2014. She died peacefully, surrounded by her family, confident in the knowledge of Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior.

Born in Greensboro, N.C. on March 9, 1939, she was a loving wife, daughter, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend. As a graduate of Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. in 1961, with a B.S. in education, she was an avid educator. Her favorite things to do were spending time with her family, cooking, entertaining, volunteering at church, playing bridge and watching the Atlanta Braves. Read More»

Gregory W. Granger, 59, of Peachtree City

Gregory W. Granger, 59, of Peachtree City, passed away April 19, 2014.

He earned his Eagle Scout Rank as a young man. Received a Bachelor's Degree from West Georgia State University, a Masters Degree from Memphis State University and was a paramedic for 20 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Phillips Granger. Read More»

Judy Tumlin Echols Tallent, 73, of Fayetteville

Judy Tumlin Echols Tallent

Judy Tumlin Echols Tallent, 73, of Fayetteville, passed away April 17, 2014.

After her birth at Ft. Benning, Ga., Judy Anne Tumlin Tallent spent her early years moving often across the country with her military family. Read More»

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