Obituaries

Ruth Ann Adamek, age 68 of Newnan

  Mrs. Ruth Ann Adamek, 68, of Newnan, Ga,. passed away Aug. 29, 2011. She was born Feb. 20, 1943 in Bay City, Mich. and the daughter of Walter Knoerr & Ida Feinauer Knoerr.

Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother & sister who spent many years as a kindergarten teacher and a Mary Kay director.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Norma Schulz, brother Lyman Knoerr & sister-in-law Jeanne Peters. Read More»

Griffin Judicial Circuit Juvenile Court Judge Tarey B. Schell, 72, of Peachtree City and Tybee Island, Ga.

Griffin Judicial Circuit Juvenile Court Judge Tarey B. Schell, 72, of Peachtree City and Tybee Island, Georgia died at Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia on September 7, 2011.

Prior to his current title, Tarey served as the presiding Judge of the Juvenile Court Griffin Circuit from 2004 to 2008. He was the Associate Judge of the Juvenile Court Griffin Circuit from 1999 - 2004. He was graduated from the Georgia State University School of Law in 1990 and was a partner in the law firm of Burn and Schell from 1990 to 2004. Read More»

Haywood L. Freeman, 59, of Newnan

Haywood L. Freeman, 59, of Newnan departed his life on September 3, 2011 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born March 13, 1952 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Mrs. Jessie L. Freeman Whatley and the late Mr. Charlie Freeman.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, John C. Whatley.

John was a member of The Dent Chapel A. M. E. Church until his death. He was educated in the Coweta County School System, attending Westside Elementary School and Central High School. Read More»

Louise Dickinson Webb, 58, of Fayetteville

Louise Dickinson Webb, 58, beloved wife of Bill, died September 3, 2011 of complications from ovarian cancer.

She was born on May 5, 1953 to Mr. and Mrs. Jacob McGavock Dickinson, III of Nashville, TN. She graduated from the Harpeth Hall School in 1971 and from the University of Tennessee with a BA in 1975.

She is preceded in death by her father and brother, Jacob McGavock Dickinson, III and IV. Read More»

Louis M.E. Thys, 87, Peachtree City

Louis M.E. Thys, age 87, died Sunday September 4, 2011 at Ashley Glen Assisted Living Center in Peachtree City, GA.

He was born in Bandung, Indonesia, the son of Mathias Thijs and Mathilda (Hijmans) Thijs.

He is survived by six children; Yvonne Marvel, Frank Thijs, Joyce Pilch, Wil Thijs and Lilian Thijs; eleven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four brothers and four sisters. Read More»

Rex Howard Fowler, 80, of Fayetteville

Rex Howard Fowler, 80, of Fayetteville, passed away on September 2, 2011.

Mr. Fowler was a 14-year member of Inman United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir. He retired from FAA as an Air Traffic Controller. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a member of Kiwanis and enjoyed working with the Little League and Boy Scouts in Fayette County. He loved to study WWII history and worked as a Docent at the Carter Center for 15 years. Read More»

Colonel David McCracken of Tyrone

Colonel David McCracken (United States Army Reserves) of Tyrone passed away September 2, 2011.

He is survived by his wife Tammy McCracken of Tyrone; children, Tyler Hindley of Ft. Bragg, NC; Connor McCracken of Tyrone; Maitlin McCracken of Tyrone; parents, Theo and Laura McCracken of New Castle, PA; siblings, Sharon Campbell; T.O. McCracken; Tressy Collins; Donna Domhoff; Laurie Mondlak; Peter Jambon and many nieces and nephews. Read More»

Ray Oliver Coogler, 65, of Sharpsburg

Ray Oliver Coogler, 65, of Sharpsburg, passed away on September 1, 2011.

Mr. Coogler proudly served in the US Army and is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He retired from Atlanta Dairies as a milk distributor.

He is preceded in death by his father Oliver Coogler. Read More»

Mary Lois Clark Davis, age 85

Mary Lois Clark Davis

Mary Lois Clark Davis was born in McKeesport, Pa., on April 19, 1926, and died after a brief illness on Aug. 25, 2011.

She grew up in the greater Pittsburgh area and graduated from McKeesport High School in 1944. The date was June 6, 1944, to be exact--D-Day, and that event which overshadowed her transition from high school to college had a profound effect on her life as it did so many of “The Greatest Generation." Read More»

Marda L. Suliga

Marda L. Suliga, of Hillsborough

Marda L. Suliga (nee: Enbody), of Hillsborough died Thursday, Aug. 25th, at the Somerset Medical Center. She was 81.

Born in Toledo, Ohio, she lived in Colonia for over 50 years before moving to Hillsborough five years ago.

She worked in the Human Resources Department of Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick for many years before her retirement.

She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Mayflower Compact.

Her husband, Edward J. Suliga, Sr. died in 1979. Her son, John Suliga died in 2002. Read More»

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