Obituaries

Sara Florine Ferrell Coggin 

Sara Florine Ferrell Coggin, 88, died Jan. 23, 2010. She was born July 17, 1921, the second of three children. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Lee and Rebecca "Beckie" Sprayberry Ferrell, a brother, Duke Ferrell, and her husband, Harold George Coggin. Prior to her retirement she was employed at Custom Draperies. She had attended Sardis Baptist Church. Read More»

Juanita A. Booth

Juanita A. Booth, 83, Fayetteville, died Jan. 14, 2010. A Memorial serviced was held at Ephesus Baptist Church, Winston, Ga. Cremation Society of Georgia was in charge.

Jim Cooper

Jim Cooper, 82, Hampton, died Jan. 17, 2010. He was born Mary 5, 1927 in Fayette County. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Annie Mae Hembre Cooper. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a retired brick mason. Read More»

Charles Edward Young

Charles Edward Young, 58, Fayetteville, died Jan. 17, 2010. He had served in the United States Air Force. He was a sales manager for Bairstow Lifting Products and was an active member of Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church. Memorial services were at Harps Crossing Baptist Church.

Survivors include daughters, Alison and Michael Welckum, Newnan, Jessica and Patrick Massey, Warner Robins, Jennifer Young, Smyrna, and Jaclyn Young, Cumming; grandchildren, Hunter and Kristin Welckum; and sisters, Lynn Musarra and Reda McCoy, both of Birmingham, Ala.

Richard Lee Daniels

Richard Lee Daniels, Peachtree City, died Jan. 20, 2010 after a long battle with cancer. He was born in 1937 in Owosso, Mich., where he developed a love for the outdoors and fly fishing. He and his wife served faithfully at several churches in Palm Beach County for nearly 25 years.

Services were at the Carl J. Mowell Funeral Home. Survivors include his wife, Peggy; a brother, John; and children, Virginia, Genevieve, Richard, Donald, and Marlene. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Bradford Lee McCollum Sr.

Bradford Lee McCollum Sr., 69, Fayetteville, died Jan. 21, 2010. He coached for several years in Fayette County Little League where he was known as "Coach Brad." He was always active in sports with his sons and grandchildren and loved to watch them play. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with the Rev. Jim Willis officiating. Interment was at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens, Forest Park. Read More»

Carolyn Lee Clark

Carolyn Lee Clark, 61, Fayetteville, died Jan. 22, 2010. She was retired with 30 years of teaching at the Church Street Elementary School in Riverdale. She was a member of the Riverdale Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW, 30th Infantry Division of the Ladies Auxiliary, the Ethel Taylor Circle at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, Kappa Kappa IOTA National Teacher Sorority, MU Conclave, and was a retired member of the NEA and GAE, Fayette County Retired Educators and the Georgia Retired Educators. Read More»

Melvin Douglas Morrow

Melvin Douglas Morrow, Newnan, died Jan. 12. 2010. He was born Sept. 13, 1949 in Junction City, Ga. He was preceded in death by his father, Troy Morrow. He was graduated from the Coweta County school system. Shortly after graduation he enlisted in the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War era. He had been a member of the Summer Hill Baptist Church, and was a deacon at the South Ashburn Holiness Church, Ashburn, Ga. Read More»

Mary Louise Brown Tinsley 

Mary Louise Brown Tinsley, 82, Senoia, died Jan. 14, 2010. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bela Morris and Arlie Rachel Bell Brown, and  son, Wayne Barry Tinsley. Services were at the Tri-County Baptist Church, Senoia, with the Rev. Ron Whitlock officiating. Interment was at the Senoia City Cemetery. Read More»

Emmer Lee Benning 

Emmer Lee "Mo" Benning, 91, Union City, formerly of Senoia, died Jan. 13, 2010. She was born June 7, 1918 in Oglethorpe County. She was preceded in death by her husband, John B. Benning, her parents, Will and Lizzie Murray, and four children. She was an active member of the Greater Pine View Pure Holiness Church, Senoia. She served on the Mother Board and other auxiliaries. Read More»

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