Obituaries

Mr. William “Bill” Richmond, 85, of Peachtree City

Mr. William “Bill” Richmond, 85, of Peachtree City, Ga., died March 5, 2010.

Bill served in the United States Air Force during World War II and later retired after 38 years with the Kroger Company.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Norma Richmond. He is survived by his daughter Denise & David Mathews of Birmingham , AL and son Dale & Janet Richmond of Warner Robins, GA ; 4 grandchildren Laura Sutton, Trevor Sutton, Kyler Richmond, and Jonathan Richmond; and his uncle Tom Robinson. The family would like to extend a sincere thanks to his special caregiver Elaine. Read More»

Dorothy Evelyn Jones, 85, of Fayetteville

Dorothy Evelyn Jones, 85, of Fayetteville, died March 4, 2010.

She enjoyed collecting antiques.

She was preceded in death by her husband Lenwood Eugene Jones and daughter Linda Jones. Mrs. Jones is survived by her son Larry Jones of Fayetteville; daughter Joyce Jones of Williamson; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; brother Bill Jordan of Griffin; and sister Betty Matthews of Buford. Read More»

Mr. Frank W. Jones Jr. of Jonesboro

Mr. Frank W. Jones Jr of Jonesboro, formerly of Fayetteville , died March 2, 2010.

Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his wife Erma C. Jones. He retired from Atlanta Gas Light with 41 years of service.

He is survived by his daughter Linda & George Walden of Jonesboro , granddaughters, Kelly Walden of Dunwoody, Kim Brundage of Sugar Hill; great granddaughter Mallory Brundage of Sugar Hill; nieces and nephews. Read More»

Rebecca Ruth West, “Becky”, 56, of Peachtree City

Rebecca Ruth West, “Becky”, 56, of Peachtree City passed away March 2, 2010.

Mrs. West was a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and a member of Peachtree City United Methodist Church .

Survivors include her husband Greg West; daughters and son in laws Amanda & Charley Adams of Baltimore , MD and Adrianne & Christopher Junius of Cumming , GA ; grandchildren Scarlette Rebecca Adams, Elizabeth Rebecca & Emily Christina Junius; mother Clora Griffith. Read More»

Mrs. Ruth Turner Landrum, 94, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Ruth Turner Landrum, 94, of Fayetteville , passed away March 2, 2010.

Mrs. Landrum was a long-time member of Tyrone First Baptist Church . She is preceded in death by her husband, Bill Landrum.

She is survived by her son, Billy Landrum and his wife Joanne of Peachtree City; daughters, Dorothy Thomas and her husband Donald of Tyrone, Patsy Couch and her husband Marvin of Tyrone, Frances McEachern and her husband Thad of Jackson and Janice Ashmore of Griffin ; ten grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

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»