Obituaries

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»

Curtiss Fredrick Ross, age 96, of Peachtree City

He was born Dec. 4, 1914, in Buffalo, N.Y. Mr. Ross was a World War II Veteran, serving as Private 1st Class 31st Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, M-1 rifle sharpshooter, from 1943 to 1945, in the South Pacific Islands.

He was discharged from the war with a serious back injury. Shortly after the War, he and his wife Arlene, moved to south Florida and raised five children. In 1998 they moved to Peachtree City. During most of his life he worked as an automobile mechanic and later in life he was a real estate agent. Read More»

Anna C. Millhorn, age 77, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Anna C. Millhorn, age 77, of Fayetteville, passed away Aug. 16, 2011. She was born on April 24, 1934, to the late Worley and Lillian Millard of Mendota, Va.   Read More»

Mal Landais, age 69, of Newnan

Mal Landais, age 69, of Newnan, Ga., peacefully passed away on Aug. 22, 2011. He was a Vietnam veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Landais; mother-in-law, Bette Ryff of Fayetteville, Ga.; sister Louisa Martinez of Lorain, Ohio, brother Lee Landais of Amhert, Ohio; sons, Bryan Lehrer (Marife Lehrer) of Davie, Fla., Andy Ryff (Dionne Ryff) of Fayetteville, Ga., and Conrad Landais (Charlie Chinnici) of Dumont, N.J.; Read More»

Norma Marlene Clarke, of Senoia

Norma Marlene “Kitty” Clarke

Norma Marlene “Kitty” Clarke passed away Aug. 18, 2011, after a long battle with cancer.

She is survived by her daughter Valerie Reynolds-Howard of Senoia, Ga.; and her siblings Rita Barlow of Monroe, Maine; Giles Greenier of Burdett, N.Y.; Vernal Greenier of Caribou, Maine; Loretta Mattoon of Macedon, N.Y.; Phyllis Tatham of Milton, N.H.; Donna Barden of Lumberton, N.C.; Dee Normandin of Enfield, Conn. Read More»

James Henry Hambrick, Sr., 90, of Newnan

James Henry Hambrick, Sr., 90, of Newnan, GA passed away August 21, 2011.

Mr. Hambrick was born in Atlanta, GA, the son of Henry Sterling Hambrick & Ethel Leona Tilley Hambrick. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II. He was retired as an electrician with IBEW Local 613.

He is preceded in death by his son Johnny Hambrick, Sr. and grandsons Jim Hambrick & John “Bubba” Hambrick, Jr. Read More»

Ruth Strozier Malone, 87, of Fayetteville

Ruth Strozier Malone, 87, of Fayetteville, passed away August 21, 2011.

Mrs. Malone was employed by the Fayette County Board of Education as a bus driver and retired after 10 years.

Mrs. Malone was preceded in death by her husband Benjamin “Ben” F. Malone, Jr., her son,
Eli Floyd Malone and her parents Lucius W. Strozier and Mae Belle Langley Strozier.

She is survived by her daughter Phyllis Porter and her husband Everett of Woodstock; brother-in-law
Thomas Malone and his wife Sylvia of Jacksonville, AL; sister-in-law Eugenia Zallen and her Read More»