Obituaries

Lewis Edwin Howard, 85, of Fayetteville

Lewis Edwin Howard, 85, of Fayetteville, passed away January 13, 2014.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years Jere Howard; daughter Chere (Fred) Mortensen; son Keith (Wendy) Sagon; daughter Jerelyn (Dan) Wallace; daughter Alyse (Sean) McDonald; and grandchildren Marlee Mortensen, Dustin Mortensen, Sam Wallace, Joseph Wallace, Makayla McDonald, & Bryce McDonald.

A graveside service will be announced to friends and family at a later date.

Carl J Mowell & Son, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com.

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Lorraine Koch Stachura, 87

Lorraine Koch Stachura, 87 of Ocala, Fla. passed away peacefully on December 24, 2013 in Peachtree City, Ga. Born in Chicago, Ill. and a Florida resident since 1951. Read More»

Lt. Col. Johnny W. Kelley, U.S. Army retired of Fayetteville

Lt. Col. Johnny W. Kelley, U.S. Army retired

Lt. Col. Johnny W. Kelley, U.S. Army retired of Fayetteville passed away January 12, 2014.

Col. Kelley graduated from Fayette County High School and North GA College. He served a combined 28 years in the infantry, field artillery, anti aircraft artillery, finance corps, and civil affairs units of the U.S. Army, during WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam War.

Col. Kelley's hobbies include golfing, hunting, fishing, and gardening. He was a long time member of the Military Officers Association and the New Hope Baptist Church. Read More»

Margaret Elizabeth Walden Williams, 91, of Fayetteville

Margaret Elizabeth Walden Williams, 91, of Fayetteville, passed away January 12, 2014. Read More»

William "Bill" Henry Lasiter, age 90, of Peachtree City

William Henry Lasiter

William "Bill" Henry Lasiter, age 90, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away on January 9, 2014.

Bill was born in Gibson, Tenn. to Nelle Casey Lasiter & Tee Lasiter. He married his high school sweetheart, Mildred Osborne. They were married, for almost 70 years, until her death in 2010. He served in the US Navy and was a WWII Veteran, Sunday school teacher, deacon of the church, a business owner, and VFW member. He was a dedicated Christian and a member of Peachtree City First Baptist Church right up until his passing. Read More»

John Curtis Roy, 95, of Fayetteville

John Curtis Roy, 95, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on December 26, 2013 following a period of declining health.

Mr. Roy was born in Charleston, W.Va. to the late John Curtis Roy and the late Bess Shea Roy. Read More»

Alton Edsel Martin, 80, of Fayetteville

Alton Edsel Martin

Alton Edsel "Eddie" Martin, 80, of Fayetteville, passed away Jan. 4, 2014.

He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy. He was self-employed and owned Martin Flourescent Company for years.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Geneva Martin; son Marty Martin; grandchildren Angela, Sheila, Jessica, William, and Rylee; and great-grandchildren Kelsey and Paisley.

A funeral service was held Mon., Jan. 6, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Read More»

Katherine Hayes Dyer, 91, of Peachtree City

Katherine Hayes Dyer, 91, of Peachtree City, passed away January 3, 2014.

She was always family oriented and focused her attention on her family. She was preceded in death by her parents W. C. and Eunice Hayes; husband Drury Dyer, Sr.; and grandson Derek Dyer.

She is survived by her sons Drury N. Dyer, Jr. and wife Leslie of Peachtree City and William Randall Dyer of Cumming; granddaughter Lauren Dyer Grieca and husband Anthony Grieca of Peachtree City.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Shepherd Center, 2020 Peachtree Road, N.E., Atlanta, Ga., 30309. Read More»

David L. Tankersley, Sr., age 78, Fayetteville

David L. Tankersley, Sr., age 78, Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on January 5, 2014.

He is survived by his sons, David (Tracy) Tankersley, Greg (Theresa) Tankersley, and Kenny Tankersley; and 5 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2013 in the chapel at Historic Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, 2968 East Point Street, East Point, Ga. at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home – 404-761-1138.