Obituaries

Dorothy Marion Betts of Peachtree City

Dorothy Marion Betts

Dorothy Marion Betts (Wolfgram), cherished wife of Herbert Alexander Betts Sr., went to be with the Lord on May 3, 2014.

Born in Des Plaines, Ill. on September 9, 1928, she was the beloved daughter of Anna Michehl and Conrad Wolfgram.  Raised in Des Plaines, she met Herbert Alexander Betts Sr. at AT&T in Chicago and married him on September 3, 1949. It was love at first sight; “our dad went home that very day and told his parents he had just met the girl he was going to marry”. Read More»

Jacqueline Anne Schisler, age 78

Jacqueline Anne Schisler

Jacqueline Anne Schisler, age 78, passed away on April 28, 2014, surrounded by her family.

She was born in Detroit, Mich., to the late Douglas Carl Gustaf Peterson, and Grace Marie Anastasia Mercier Peterson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Lee Schisler. Read More»

Terry Lee Christiansen, 75, of Fayetteville

Terry Lee Christiansen, 75, of Fayetteville, passed away May 2, 2014.

Mr. Christiansen worked for 45 years at Georgia Pacific Corporation.

He was preceded in death by his parents Terence & Geneva Christiansen. Read More»

Claude Fryer, Jr., 93, of Peachtree City

Claude Fryer, Jr., 93, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away in the arms of his daughter, Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Southwest Christian Care, Union City, Ga. He was born in Moore County, Mo. on January 12, 1921.

He moved to Peachtree City, Ga. in 1984 and often said it was the best move he had ever made! Claude was a member of Peachtree City United Methodist Church, a U.S. NAVY veteran of WWII, and a lifetime member of the VFW. The loves of his life were his family, the Fryer Golf Group, playing bridge, and in his younger days, dancing, bowling and table tennis. Read More»

John Malcolm Mikels, Jr. age 78 of Jonesboro

Mr. John Malcolm Mikels, Jr. age 78 of Jonesboro, Ga. passed away May 4, 2014.

He was born in Bloomington, Ind. to the late John Malcolm Mikels, Sr. and Oneta Myrtle Ridge Mikels.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Jacqueline Sue Rowland.

Johnny faithfully served his country in the United States Army stationed in Germany and was a retired truck driver. Johnny enjoyed driving, fishing, working puzzles and was an avid reader, especially his newspaper. Read More»

Debi Cziok, 62, of Peachtree City

Debi Cziok, 62, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at her home with her husband Joel by her side. She was born on March 11, 1952 in Minneapolis, Minn.

She was preceded in death by her father, Albert Cupka. Read More»

Gerald Ray Gould of Peachtree City

Gerald Ray Gould

Gerald Ray (Gerry) Gould died peacefully in his home in Peachtree City, Ga. on April 29, 2014, at the age of 77.

He was born in Alfordsville, Ind. on September 26, 1936 to Floyd B. Gould and Sophia E. (Lottes) Gould. Gerry attended Alfordsville High School, and received a BA in Mathematics from Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. He later earned his degree in Masters of Business Administration from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Read More»

James Donald Tomak, 73, of Peachtree City

James Donald Tomak

James Donald Tomak, 73, of Peachtree City, Ga. died April 28th, 2014. Jim “Toby” Tomak was born in 1940 to George and Pauline Tomak in Cambridge, Ohio. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Ingeborg Richter; daughter, Pamela; and two sons, Ty and Steve.  He is also survived by his four grandchildren.

Tomak worked at the RCA Corporation, NCR Corporation and Pratt Industries.  Jim “Toby” was an active member at Flat Creek Country Club and will be missed by many. 

He was known for his friendliness, generosity, and ability to make friends anywhere.  Read More»

Christine Marie Rockwell Reynolds of Peachtree City

Christine Marie Rockwell Reynolds

Christine Marie Rockwell Reynolds beloved wife, mother, sister, and friend passed away on April 30, 2014.

Christine was born in 1953 in Lyons, New York and attended State University of New York, Brockport where she earned her degree in Anthropology.

She was a proud resident of Peachtree City for over 25 years, where she was an active member of the Daughters of American Revolution, Peachtree City Garden Club, and Master Gardeners. Read More»

Elsie Florence Dawkins

On April 30, 2014, Elsie Florence Dawkins passed into eternal rest.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Dawkins Jr.

She is survived by her four children, Allyson Florence Dawkins and husband, Dr. Jan Van den Hende of San Antonio, Texas, Elmer Carl Dawkins and wife, Candace of McDonough, Ga., John Henry Dawkins III and wife, Beth of Peachtree City, Ga.; and Amy Ruby Bird and husband, Mark of Sharpsburg, Ga. Read More»

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