Obituaries

Lester Edward Swanson, age 83, of Fayetteville

Mr. Lester “Les” Edward Swanson, age 83, of Fayetteville (formerly of Chicago, Ill. and Kingston, Mass.) passed away Friday, Aug. 12, 2011.

Mr. Swanson served in the U.S. Army and was in the 4025 Signal Corp. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Bell Swanson; daughters, Christine Werner and her husband, Stephen of Plymouth, Mass.; Donna Paradise and her husband, Michael of Tyrone; son, Lester Swanson and his wife, Ruthann of Richardson, Texas; grandchildren, Mark Swanson; Edward Howland and Sean Paradise. Read More»

Nathan Dean Brennan of Peachtree City

Our wonderful miracle baby, Nathan Dean Brennan, went to be with our Lord on Aug. 8, 2011.

He is survived by his parents, James and Samara Brennan; grandparents, Tim and Doreen Callahan, Paul and Julie Noce, and Les and Mary Lou Brennan; sister, Arlene Hastings, uncles, Leslie Brennan, Matthew Brennan, Alex Noce; Aunts/Uncles Crystal and Stephen Johnson, Terry and Allen Cabarubio. Read More»

Brigadier General Ralph Murray Jerome, 90, of Peachtree City

Brigadier General Ralph Murray Jerome

Brigadier General Ralph Murray Jerome had retired from the blue skies of his airplanes, the sparkling sea of his yachts, the ski slopes of Colorado and the golf courses of Peachtree City, Ga., and on Aug. 7, 2011, in Peachtree City, Fayette County, Ga., he retired a final time to heaven. Read More»

Mrs. Anna C. Millhorn, 77, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Anna C. Millhorn, age 77, of Fayetteville, passed away on August 16, 2011.

She was born on April 23, 1934 to the late Worley and Lillian Millard of Mendota, Virginia. Read More»

Mrs. Helen Lucille Bergquist, 90, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Helen Lucille Bergquist, 90, of Fayetteville, formerly of Conyers, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2011.

She was a loving mother and grandmother; who had an eye for decorating and loved gardening. Her professional career included working at General Motors and Rich’s Department Store.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin “Beck” Bergquist; and her parents, Seaborn Guyton Jones and Ruth Hulsey Jones. Read More»

Alyce Irene Menet, 89, of Newnan

Alyce Irene Menet, age 89, of Newnan, GA went to be with the Lord on August 10, 2011.

She was born in Chicago, Ill., on July 28, 1922 to the late Eric and Olga Anderson. She lived in Vista, CA for many years and was a retired employee of the state of California. She moved to Newnan in 2002 and she was a member of Peachtree City Church of Christ.

Alyce was preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years, Ernest Menet. Read More»

Susan Levine, 62, of Riverdale

Susan Levine, 62, of Riverdale, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 10, 2011.

She was born to the late Charles and Thelma Adler in Akron, Ohio, and in 1980, moved to Georgia, where she found her passion as a cantorial soloist at Congregation B’nai Israel.

She is survived by her loving husband of 25 years, Raphael Levine; her son, Scott Isaac and his wife, Kerry; her daughter, Tara Hughes and her husband, Eugene; her grandchildren, Nicholas and Kate Isaac, and Sabrina Hughes; her sisters, Robin Ledridge and Carol Montesinos; and her brother, Tommy Israel. Read More»

Mr. John Keith Howell, 54, of Tyrone

Mr. John Keith Howell, age 54, of Tyrone, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2011.

He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Mr. Howell was a Sunday school teacher at Crossroads Church of Newnan, GA, and was employed by Delta Airlines for 32-years as a Lead Aircraft Mechanic.

He is preceded in death by his father, John Crawford Howell and father-in-law Jasper Clayton Hart. Read More»

Joey Corvino, 24, of Peachtree City

Joey Corvino passed away on August 9, 2011 at the age of 24.

Joey was a 2005 graduate of McIntosh High School and a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

He had a carefree spirit and a great sense of humor. He enjoyed traveling and especially his time spent at the beach. Joey loved music, but most of all, loved the time that he spent with his sister, Michelle. Read More»

Richard (Rick) Deraney, 26, of Fayetteville

Richard (Rick) Deraney, 26, of Fayetteville, passed away on August 9, 2011.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Derany, Sr., paternal grandfather Joseph A. Deraney, Sr., maternal grandparents Hugo and Irene DeVaughn.

He is survived by his mother Virginia (Ginger) Deraney of Fayetteville; brothers, Christopher J. Deraney of Jonesboro and John (Brittany) Deraney of Newnan; niece Peyton Elizabeth Deraney of Newnan; and paternal grandmother Mable Deraney of Barnesville. Read More»