Obituaries

Nancy Elizabeth Rickett Hancock, age 59, of Hampton

Nancy Elizabeth Rickett Hancock, age 59, of Hampton, died on May 2, 2011.

She was preceded in death by her parents Loyd and Elizabeth Rickett; brothers Ronald and Richard Rickett; and grandchild Lauren Hancock.

She is survived by her husband Billy Ray Hancock, Sr.; daughters Tina (Darrell) Rawlins of Hampton and Michelle (Brad) Sass of Hampton; son Billy Ray (Debi) Hancock, Jr. of Griffin; grandchildren Amber Rawlins; Emma Rawlins; Madison Sass; Mary Jane Sass; Emory Hancock; and Ella Rae Hancock, all of Hampton; and sister Cynthia Hunt of Clayton. Read More»

Gary Lee Weddington, 66, of Fayetteville

Gary Lee Weddington, 66, of Fayetteville, GA, passed away peacefully at his home May 2, 2011.

Born in Boaz, AL, Gary served our country in the United States Marine Corps and was self-employed as the owner of Weddington Drywall Service. He is affectionately known as “Paw” by his seven grandchildren and was loved and respected by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his father, mother and ten siblings. Read More»

Richard Edward Reiter, Jr., formerly of Fayetteville

Mr. Richard Edward Reiter, Jr., of Suwanee, formerly Fayetteville, was born to eternal life on May 2, 2011.

He was born on December 18, 1946. Mr. Reiter was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He was a generous humanitarian who served the community through his law practice, boy scouts, church, and volunteer organizations.

His legacy continues through his wife Susan Ann Reiter, son Richard E. Reiter, III, daughter Emily (Reiter) Keag, son-in-law Tim Keag, grandson Emerson Keag, brother Robert “Bob” Reiter, and sister Alice Reiter. Read More»

Betty Boutwell, age 78

A memorial service for Mrs. Betty Boutwell, age 78, of Peachtree City, GA, was held at 1:00 PM, EST, on Monday, May 2, 2011 at Simpson Wood Retreat Chapel, in Norcross, GA.
 
Mrs. Boutwell was born March 28, 1933 in Chicago, IL. She died Friday, April 29, 2011, in Union City, GA.

  Survivors include her loving husband, Paul Boutwell; son, Mark (Jenny) Boutwell;  two daughters, Gail Frantz and Becky Boutwell;  three grandchildren, Heather (Mike) Gordy, Elliot and Lindsay Frantz. Read More»

Hye-Sook Yun Wentzel, age 54

Hye-Sook Yun Wentzel

Hye-Sook Yun Wentzel passed into eternal life on April 28, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Namwon, Republic of Korea, on August 11, 1956, she earned a B.A. degree in commercial design from Kwangju University, and later received graduate-level certification in management and international marketing from Yonsei University in Seoul. Read More»

Kevin Scott Kerr, 43, of LaGrange

Kevin Scott Kerr, 43, of LaGrange, died April 29, 2011.

He is survived by his parents Rev. Robert and Dell Kerr of Fayetteville; sister Betsy Kerr of Cumming; brother Andy Kerr of College Park; sister Jennifer Huycke and brother-in-law Rev. Richard Huycke of Cleveland; niece Kerry Huycke and nephew Allen Huycke of Cleveland; biological mother Linda Staley Hill of Hogansville; several aunts, uncles, cousins, and numerous friends. Read More»

Mrs. Linda Joyce Presley, 70, of Hampton

Mrs. Linda Joyce Presley, 70, of Hampton, died April 29, 2011. Linda was born and raised in Berlin, GA, and she graduated in 1958 from Moultrie Senior High School. She later received an Associate Degree in Music from Clayton Junior College .

She was preceded in death by her father B. McCoy. Read More»

Sgt. Philip John Pekarske, of Jacksonville, NC, formerly of Fayetteville, Ga.

Sgt. Philip John Pekarske, of Jacksonville, NC, formerly of Fayetteville, GA, was called to a higher duty on April 27, 2011.

He was born on April 7, 1985 in Glendale Heights, IL. Philip was a loving and supportive husband, son, brother and friend. He was a 2003 graduate of Fayette County High School. He joined the United States Marine Corps on November 28, 2004. He was attached to the 2nd Amphibious Assault Battalion and proudly served two tours in Iraq. Read More»

Mildred Hight Cheely, 90, of Fayetteville

Mildred Hight Cheely, 90, of Fayetteville, died April 28, 2011.

She was preceded in death by her husband Warren Cheely, founder and owner of Cheely Motor Company, East Point, parents John and Willie Hight and brother Carl Hight. Read More»

Mrs. Gayla Jean Knowles, 62, of Jackson

Mrs. Gayla Jean Knowles, 62, of Jackson, passed away on April 27, 2011.

Mrs. Knowles is preceded in death by her beloved husband Robert Knowles and her parents Charles Clifford Landers and Lenore Stephens Landers.

She is survived by her daughter Kimberly Pangburn of Jackson; son Toby Knowles of Jackson; grandchildren, Cara Pangburn, Ceciley Pangburn, Olivia Knowles and Erica Knowles all of Jackson; sister Linda Tyler of Fayetteville; niece Michele Caldwell of Green Bay, WI. Read More»