Obituaries

Rosa Tramonte Carpenter, age 45

Rosa Tramonte Carpenter, age 45, died on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, in Gulfport, Miss., after a long illness. She was surrounded by her family and friends during her last evening.

Rosa was born in New Orleans and attended Catholic Schools in Metairie, La. She moved to the Gulf Coast in the mid 90's and has worked in the food service industry across the coast. Read More»

Louise Knight Barrett, 94, of Fayetteville

Louise Knight Barrett, 94, of Fayetteville, Ga., formerly of College Park, Ga., passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012.

She was born August 19, 1917 in Newton County, Ga., and grew up in the Rutledge and Social Circle, Ga. areas.

Louise was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and cherished friend. Read More»

Wayne Edward Vise, Sr., of Sharpsburg

Wayne Edward Vise, Sr.

Wayne Edward Vise, Sr. (Papa) of Sharpsburg passed away Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012.

Mr. Vise served as deacon at his previous church, Greentree and was currently attending Dogwood Church in Tyrone. Read More»

William Kent Smith, age 58

William Kent Smith, age 58, died Dec. 13, 2011. Husband of Susan K. (nee Hundzinski). Father of Sarah, Elizabeth Wilk (Nicholas) and Carolyn. Brother of Carolyn Montana (Robert), Daniel Martin (Sally) and Robert (Maureen) and the late James and Susan Lyn. Son of the late Daniel Foley and Eleanor Louise (nee Martin).

Condolences Feb. 16, 2012, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and memorial service at 6:30 p.m. at the Smith Residence in Sharpsburg.

Directions upon request – 770-463-5751.

Alice Loraine Parker Griffin of Peachtree City

Alice Loraine Parker Griffin

Alice Loraine Parker was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on Jan. 29, 1954. She was the second born of five siblings, born to the late Marjorie Cox and Larus Parker.

Alice resided in Los Angeles until the family moved to Denver in 1969 and she attended George Washington High School where she was an honor student. Alice completed her undergraduate education at Colorado State University were she received a BS in Political Science. She then attended University of Southern California (USC) where she received a Law Degree. She also completed her Master of Studies in Public Administration. Read More»

Lloyd Milton McKnight

Lloyd Milton McKnight

Lloyd Milton McKnight was born on Dec. 26, 1941, the youngest child of Grace and Loyd McKnight of Birmingham, Ala. and Pontotoc, Miss.

He graduated from Phillips High School in Birmingham in 1959 and received an appointment to the United States Air Force Academy, class of 1963, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Science. While at the Academy, Milt was a member of the Cadet Chorale and Protestant Cadet Choir. Read More»

Pat Shepherd of Newnan

Pat Shepherd of Newnan passed away at his home Feb. 4, 2012 after a yearlong battle with pancreatic cancer.

He was born in Griffin, Ga., Feb. 28, 1948 and was raised in Newnan. He graduated from Newnan High School in 1966 where he was salutatorian. He received his B.B.A. in Banking and Finance from the University of Georgia in 1970 and continued his education at the Louisiana State University Graduate School of Banking. Read More»

Jose Wayne Robinson of Senoia

Mr. Jose Wayne Robinson of Senoia passed away Monday, Feb. 6, 2012.

He is survived by his wife, Melissa Wood of Senoia; mother, Penny Robinson of Fayetteville; children, Angelina, Adrianna and Ethan.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Parrott Funeral Home.

Interment will follow at College Park Cemetery.

Those wishing may send an online condolence at www.parrottfuneralhome.com.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 5 - 8 p.m. at Parrott Funeral Home and Crematory, 770-964-4800.

Willie J. Smith Jr., age 63, of Fayetteville

Brother Willie J. Smith Jr.

Brother Willie J. Smith Jr., age 63, a native of Mobile, Ala. and resident of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. He was born December 15, 1948 in Mobile, Ala.

Willie was a devoted family man and a dedicated sevant of Jehovah. He was a Colonel in the United States Army and was employeed at the United States Post Office where he retired from both.

Willie was preceded in death by his father Willie Smith Sr. and two bothers, Henry and Winston Smith. Read More»

Susan Jobson, age 55, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Susan Jobson, age 55, of Peachtree City, Ga., passed away on Jan. 29, 2012.

She is survived by husband, Thomas Jobson; sons, Chris and Ryan Jobson; mother, Eileen Harvey; brothers, Steven and Wally Harvey and two sisters, Dianne Martini and Joann Jordan.

A private memorial service will be held in Monroe, N.Y. at a later date. Arrangements under the care of Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, 135 Senoia Rd, Peachtree City, Ga. 30269 – 770-631-9171.