Mary Parker Callahan, previously of Fayetteville

Mary Parker Callahan of LaGrange, previously of Fayetteville, passed away Sunday night at Hospice LaGrange.

She is predeceased by her husband, William Thomas "Tom" Callahan.

She is survived by her sister, Ruth Williams of Williamson; brother, Paul Parker of Decatur; sister-in-law, Pat Mason of Atlanta; daughter, Patricia Callahan of LaGrange; son, Bill and Anne Callahan of Townville, S.C.; grandson, Will Callahan; granddaughter, Mandy and Jeremy Fowler; great grandchildren, Erich and Miah Grace of Lugoff, S.C. Read More»

Danny Elbert Babb, age 70 ,of Fayetteville

Danny Elbert Babb

Danny Elbert Babb, a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, went to heaven on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 at the age 70.

An Atlanta native, Danny attended Brown High School, graduating in 1959. While serving in the United States Air Force he married his high school sweetheart, Sandra Jean Maddox Babb. Following his time of military service, Danny returned to Atlanta to operate the family business, Babb Manufacturing Company. Read More»

G. Wayne DuBose of Fayetteville

G. Wayne DuBose passed away Dec. 6, 2011 after a strong battle with cancer.

He was born Dec. 16, 1944 in New Brockton, Ala. After service with the USMC, he pursued a career in aviation maintenance. In 1974, he moved to Fayetteville, Ga., and began work with Delta Airlines, retiring in 2005 as an Aircraft Inspection foreman. Much of his retirement was spent enjoying vegetable gardening, long daily bicycle rides, poker and occasional trips 'back home' or to North Georgia. Read More»

Wirt Epling, 53, of Peachtree City

Wirt Epling, 53, of Peachtree City, passed away Dec. 11, 2011, surrounded by his loving family.

Wirt was the beloved husband of Lisa Epling for 27 years. Wirt leaves behind his children, Clayton Wirt Epling and Sarah Katherine Epling.

Wirt is survived by his mother, Ruth Epling, brothers Jimmy Epling and Allen Epling (Gwen), sister, Tammy Wilkins (Bobby).

Wirt is preceded in death by his father, Wirt Epling, Sr. Read More»

Rickey Edward Maloy, age 58, of Fayetteville

Rickey Edward Maloy

Mr. Rickey Edward Maloy, age 58, died at Doctor’s Hospice in Fayetteville, Ga. on Nov. 25, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. The cause of death was brain cancer.

He was born July 4, 1953 in Atlanta, Ga. He lived in Hapeville, Forest Park, and Peachtree City before settling in Fayetteville. He was an entrepreneur that enjoyed many different professions from his own sheetrock business to R.E.M. Sign Systems. His illness resulted in an early retirement in June 2011. Read More»

Louise Ellington Agnew of Fayetteville

Louise Ellington Agnew of Fayetteville, retired teacher with the Fulton County School System, died Dec. 4, 2011.

She was born June 1, 1916 in Atlanta, the third daughter of Marie Lamkin and Carl Henry Ellington. After graduating from Girls High School, Louise worked in the Atlanta office of 20th Century Fox. Read More»

Acie Edward Sonny Hodge, of Brooks

Mr. Acie Edward Sonny Hodge, of Brooks, Ga., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 at the age of 64.

Sonny was a proud veteran of the United States Army, serving his country through two tours of duty in Vietnam. During that time he was severely wounded and the recipient of the Purple Heart. Read More»

Janet Bowen Ethier, 51, of Peachtree City

Janet Bowen Ethier

Janet Bowen Ethier, 51, of Peachtree City, passed away peacefully December 2, 2011.

She was preceded in death by her husband Mark Ethier, her mother Norma Jean Bowen, and her mother-in-law June Ethier. Janet was born in Mt. Clemens, MI, and grew up in Columbus, Ga. She graduated from Columbus HIgh School and studied at Brenau College, where she was a member of Phi Mu sorority. Read More»

Herbert A. Rhoades of Fayetteville

Mr. Herbert A. (Buddy) Rhoades of Fayetteville passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2011.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Cook Rhoades and is survived by his daughter, Crystal Williams and her husband, John of St. Augustine, Fla.; sister, Lavada Thompson of St. Johns, Fla.; brother, Gerald Thompson and his wife Toni of St. Johns, Fla.

A funeral service was held Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Parrott Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Brannen officiating.

Interment followed at Holly Hill Memorial Park. Read More»

Ruth Lenora Schlegel, 89, of Peachtree City

Ruth Lenora Schlegel

Ruth Lenora Schlegel, 89, of Peachtree City passed away November 29, 2011. Ruth was born in Brooklyn, NY to Edward Kling & Catherine Johnson Kling. Ruth retired from Consolidated Edison in NY as a customer service agent. She was an expert seamstress who taught sewing in New York City. She was a charter member and President of the Peachtree Pioneers in 1986-1987. Ruth was a volunteer for Travelers Aide at Hartsfield Atlanta Airport. She loved traveling with her friend Jessie Price. Ruth was a loving mother and grandmother and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Read More»

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