Obituaries

Larry Perdue Jones of Peachtree City

Larry Perdue Jones

Larry Perdue Jones of Peachtree City passed away on December 27, 2014. Larry was born on December 3, 1937 in Thomaston. Read More»

Charles L. Payne, 68, of Peachtree City

Charles L. Payne, 68, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away on December 16, 2014.  

He was born on August 9, 1946 in Turtlepoint, Pa. to Cecile and Wayne Payne. He graduated from Port Allegany High School in Allegany, Pa. and then from Williamsport Community College in Williamsport, Pa.

He married his wife, Jan Y. Healy Payne on December 5, 1970. He retired from the US Air Force in 1989 and the FAA in 2013. Charles is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Kenneth Payne and John Payne; and one sister, Connie McAfee. Read More»

Francis R. Harman of Peachtree City

Francis R. Harman of Peachtree City, Ga., passed away on Dec. 22, 2014 at the age of 89 after a long illness. Francis was born on July 20, 1925 on a farm north of Hays, Kan., to William and Eva (Balls) Harman. His parents preceded him in death.

Francis was married to Eudora R. (Cordell) on Aug. 29, 1948. They were married for 67 happy years. Francis attended school in Hays, Kan., graduating from Fort Hays University with a B.S. in business Administration in 1949. Francis was employed by Western Auto for 34 years in Kansas City, Kan., Wichita, Kan., and Meridian, Miss. Read More»

Walter Frederick Mashburn, age 94

Walter Frederick Mashburn, known to all as Walt, was born in Pickens County, Georgia, June 20, 1920. He passed away at the age of 94 on December 19, 2014. Read More»

Tom J. Whitehead, 78, of Peachtree City

Tom J. Whitehead, 78, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away Dec. 17, 2014 following a brief and courageous battle with cancer. He was born and raised in Albertville, Ala. and was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was an air traffic controller and retired from the FAA in Atlanta, Ga. Following his retirement he traveled extensively throughout the world in various positions with aircraft parts companies, supervising major commercial aircraft maintenance projects, and as a volunteer with intercountry adoption agencies. Read More»

Mary H. Meyer of Peachtree City

Mary H. Meyer

Mary H. Meyer of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away on Sun., Dec. 21, 2014, at the age of 85. She was the oldest daughter of the late Lester R. and Maxie Lanier Hooks of Millen, Ga.

She retired in 1983 from Southern Bell (now AT&T) after 36 years of service. She began her career as a senior in high school and was a switchboard operator, a Service Representative, and retired as a Business Service Representative. She worked in Millen, Augusta, and Atlanta, Ga., during her career. Read More»

Joy Brown, 67, of Fayetteville

Joy Brown, 67, of Fayetteville passed away December 22, 2014.

Mrs. Brown was a member of New Hope Baptist Church North. She retired from Wesley Lakes Elementary School in McDonough, GA where she was a school teacher. Joy was raised in Augusta, Arkansas. She is a graduate of Arkansas State University with a Bachelor and Masters degree in education. Read More»

Frank Everett Parrott, Sr., of Fayetteville

Mr. Frank Everett Parrott, Sr. (8/23/1920-12/23/2014) of Fayetteville (formerly of Red Oak, Ga.)  Retired from Southern Bell on 12/31/83 after 43 years of service.  He was married to his now deceased wife, Mary Elizabeth Thames Parrott, for over 71 years. 

Everett was a member of North Fayette Methodist Church and prior to that an active elder, deacon, and board member of Red Oak Christian Church.  He was one of the founding members of the volunteer Red Oak Fire Department.  Read More»

Marie Ann Collins, 59, of Riverdale

Marie Ann Collins, 59, of Riverdale, died December 21, 2014. She was an ultrasound technologist at Southern Regional and then at Grady Memorial Hospital for over 25 years. She was dearly loved by everyone who knew her and every animal she ever met. She was a woman of strong faith, a great sense of humor, and a masterful touch in the garden.  Read More»

Robert Jordan, Sr., of Fayetteville

On Tuesday, December 16, 2014, the Lord called for Mr. Robert Jordan, Sr.

Robert was born on March 10, 1935 to the late Lawrence Jordan and Emma Henderson Jordan of Fayetteville.

He was preceded in death by his brother Homer Lee Jordan. He joined Merrill Chapel United Methodist Church at an early age.

Robert attended the Fayette County School System in Fayetteville, Ga. He was known for wheeling and dealing, his love and compassion for his family, workers on the Corner and all the customers and friends he met on the Corner. Read More»

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