Obituaries

Sammie Lynn Allen Norman

Sammie Lynn Allen Norman, Peachtree City, died Dec. 24, 2009. She had been employed by the Fayette County Board of Education for 21 years, primarily serving as a teacher at Braelinn Elementary School in Peachtree City. Read More»

Virginia Gore

Virginia Gore, 85, Fayetteville, died Dec. 26, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe A. Gore. She was a longtime member of McDonough Road Baptist Church, and loved her family, especially her grandchildren. Read More»

Michael Joshua Cook

Michael Joshua Cook, 37, Fayetteville, died Dec. 11, 2009. He was preceded in death by his father Bobby Cook. He was a 9-year member of I.B.E.W. Local 613, where he was a CE-6. He was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church and liked to fish, build model cars, and camp. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Read More»

Marie Elizabeth Hutlas

Marie Elizabeth Hutlas, 56, Peachtree City, died Dec. 14, 2009. She lived to make other people happy by always putting others first. She was a school volunteer and member of the PTO, a soccer mom and a member of the Peachtree City Youth Soccer Association. She took time to work with the Girl Scouts and for the past five years she worked for the Canongate Golf Clubs. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with Pastor Miriam Beecher officiating. Read More»

Delmer Edward Runnals Sr.

Delmer Edward Runnals Sr., 89, Peachtree City, died Dec. 14, 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine L. Runnals. He was a 28 year veteran who proudly served in the United States Army. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church where he served as a member of the Knights of Columbus. A funeral mass was at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Michael Kingery officiating. Interment was at St. Mary’s of Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers, Mass. Read More»

Barbara Ann Humphrey Tyndall

Barbara Ann Humphrey Tyndall, 74, Fayetteville, died Dec. 17, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, Thomas F. Tyndall. She was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with the Rev. Jerry Cross officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. Read More»

John A. Watson

John A. Watson, 90, Peachtree City, died Dec. 15, 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy Widney Watson, who died Sept. 19, 2001. Memorial services were at the Peachtree City United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Braender Watson, whom he married Nov. 9, 2007; a daughter, Carol Watson Bowers; stepdaughters, Catherine and Jeanne; granddaughters, Sandra Lyn Bowers, Sharon Bowers Parker, and Julie Diane Bowers; and seven great-grandchildren. Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, Peachtree City, was in charge.

Roger Keith Hargens

Roger Keith Hargens, 60, Fayetteville, died Dec. 14, 2009. He was preceded in death by his father, Eldred G. Hargens. Memorial services were at Tara Baptist Church with the Rev. Ron Little officiating. Read More»

Joseph Joaquin Vincent

Joseph Joaquin “Joe” Vincent, 67, Fayetteville, died Dec. 14, 2009. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil Vaughn and Ethel Patton Vincent. Graveside services were held at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. Read More»

Jane Hopkins

Jane Hopkins, 72, Griffin, died Dec. 17, 2009. She was a wonderful homemaker and a talented musician who played in the “Flint River” bluegrass band. Her hobbies were cooking, fishing, and plants. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with interment at Holly Hill Memorial Gardens, Fairburn. Read More»