Obituaries

Arthur Ward Carpenter, age 45, of Peachtree City

Arthur Ward Carpenter, age 45, of Peachtree City, Ga., passed away on Nov. 26, 2011.

He is survived by his wife, Lianne Carpenter; children, Wesley, Christian, Elizabeth Kate, and Madeline Hope Carpenter; parents, Ken & Lois Carpenter; sister, Karen Klinger; numerous aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 at 5 p.m., at the First Baptist Church of Peachtree City.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Healing Bridge at the First Baptist Church of Peachtree City in his memory to help benefit others.

Douglas Roscoe Gilmore, 69, of Fayetteville

Mr. Douglas Roscoe Gilmore, 69, of Fayetteville, formerly of Forest Park, passed away on Nov. 21, 2011.

Mr. Gilmore proudly worked for Eastern Air Lines for 25 years, and later drove trucks for Allied Transport and Consolidated Freight.

He was a kind-hearted man, who loved his cats and cars. Often characterized as one who never sat around, he loved being outdoors and was an avid train collector and photographer.

Mr. Gilmore is preceded in death by his dad Elbert David William Gilmore. Read More»

Robert Lloyd Howard, age 85, of Fayetteville

Robert Lloyd Howard

Robert Lloyd Howard, age 85, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away on Nov. 18, 2011.

Mr. Howard was born in Shiloh, Ga. on Aug. 25, 1926 to Stephen Edgar Howard and Mattie Ellen Burden Howard.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Buvenia Parrott Howard of Fayetteville, Ga.; his devoted daughter Robin Howard Brooks and his precious granddaughter Victoria Katelyn Brooks of Fayetteville, Ga.

Robert worked in the food service industry and retired from the Georgia World Congress Center.

He was a proud veteran of the US Navy serving in the South Pacific during WWII. Read More»

Edward Carl Stoner, Master Chief Petty Officer, Ret.

Edward Carl Stoner, Master Chief Petty Officer, Ret, Nov. 15, 2011, a little after 9 p.m. We lost a great man.

He was a great father, grandfather, friend and husband. He was loved by all. He had so much kindness and compassion, he opened his heart up to so many, and he considers everyone to be family. We were blessed to have such a great man in our lives. We will miss you and you will be forever in our hearts. Find that northern star, sail straight and true and on 'til dawn. Goodbye for now Ole' Salt. Read More»

Enide B. Watson, age 66, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Enide B. Watson, age 66, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 with her family.

She was born in Greenville, S.C., daughter of the late William Monroe Bolding and the late Florence Nellie Farmer. She was a retired bookkeeper at Christian City.

She is survived by her husband, Fred Alton Watson of Fayetteville, Ga., son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Kim Watson of Fayetteville, Ga., daughter Darcy Watson of Fayetteville, Ga., grandson, Jordan Watson of Fayetteville, Ga., and sister and brother-in-law Emma and Robert F. Smith of Suwanee, Ga. Read More»

Larry Michael Gillespie of Peachtree City

Mr. Larry Michael Gillespie of Peachtree City passed away Nov. 16, 2011.

He is survived by his wife, Michelle Gillespie; mother, Barbara Broyles and her husband, Bill of Ocala, Fla.; children, Terri Gillespie, James Gillespie, Hannah Gillespie, all of Peachtree City; sisters, Cathy Reisner of Ocala, Fla.; Ginger Hall and her husband Mike of Charlotte, N.C.; brother, Mark Broyles and his wife, Deann of Anthony, Fla.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Peachtree City with Rev. Norris Blount officiating. Read More»

Ernest Lane Brown, 73, of Fayettevillle

Ernest Lane Brown

Ernest Lane Brown died on Nov. 11, 2011 surrounded by his loving family, from complications of cancer.

Lane was born in Atlanta, Ga. on September 28, 1938 to Benjamin Lane and Frances Brown. He attended Southwest High School and went onto UGA and the Atlanta Law School.

Lane was a commercial real estate broker, who was in business in the Atlanta area for over 40 years. He absolutely loved his work. When a developer friend learned of his passing, he said, "we have lost a real warrior in the business." Read More»

Katherine Paulk, 34, of Decatur

Katherine Paulk

Miss Katherine (Katie) Paulk of Decatur passed away Nov. 13, 2011. She was born July 19, 1977 in Montgomery, Ala. and was a 1995 graduate of Cherokee County High School.

Katie attended Young Harris College and graduated from Georgia State University in 2000 with a degree in Journalism. She was a graduate from the Paralegal program at Emory University and employed by the law firm of Dorough and Dorough in Decatur, Ga. She served as a mentor with the Big Brother/Big Sister program, volunteered with local soup kitchens, and attended Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Atlanta. Read More»

Hugh David Vaughan, 70, of Fayetteville

Hugh David Vaughan, 70, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away Nov. 14, 2011.

Mr. Vaughan was born in Atlanta on Jan. 11, 1941 to James D. Vaughan and Jessie Mae Gazeway Vaughan. He is preceded in death by his son Brian Vaughan. Read More»

arry Hugh Wilkinson, 49, of Fayetteville

Barry Hugh Wilkinson

Barry Hugh Wilkinson, 49, died suddenly on Thursday, Oct. 13 2011 at his home in Fayetteville, Ga. He was a loving husband and father; his greatest pastime was spending time with his family.

Barry was born to Hugh and Mildred Wilkinson in 1962 in Glendale, Calif. He married Sherry Fetterolf in May of 1987. Barry was a graduate of the University of Southern California and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force and a pilot for Delta Airlines. Read More»