Obituaries

William "Bill" Henry Lasiter, age 90, of Peachtree City

William Henry Lasiter

William "Bill" Henry Lasiter, age 90, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away on January 9, 2014.

Bill was born in Gibson, Tenn. to Nelle Casey Lasiter & Tee Lasiter. He married his high school sweetheart, Mildred Osborne. They were married, for almost 70 years, until her death in 2010. He served in the US Navy and was a WWII Veteran, Sunday school teacher, deacon of the church, a business owner, and VFW member. He was a dedicated Christian and a member of Peachtree City First Baptist Church right up until his passing. Read More»

John Curtis Roy, 95, of Fayetteville

John Curtis Roy, 95, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on December 26, 2013 following a period of declining health.

Mr. Roy was born in Charleston, W.Va. to the late John Curtis Roy and the late Bess Shea Roy. Read More»

Alton Edsel Martin, 80, of Fayetteville

Alton Edsel Martin

Alton Edsel "Eddie" Martin, 80, of Fayetteville, passed away Jan. 4, 2014.

He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy. He was self-employed and owned Martin Flourescent Company for years.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Geneva Martin; son Marty Martin; grandchildren Angela, Sheila, Jessica, William, and Rylee; and great-grandchildren Kelsey and Paisley.

A funeral service was held Mon., Jan. 6, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Read More»

Katherine Hayes Dyer, 91, of Peachtree City

Katherine Hayes Dyer, 91, of Peachtree City, passed away January 3, 2014.

She was always family oriented and focused her attention on her family. She was preceded in death by her parents W. C. and Eunice Hayes; husband Drury Dyer, Sr.; and grandson Derek Dyer.

She is survived by her sons Drury N. Dyer, Jr. and wife Leslie of Peachtree City and William Randall Dyer of Cumming; granddaughter Lauren Dyer Grieca and husband Anthony Grieca of Peachtree City.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Shepherd Center, 2020 Peachtree Road, N.E., Atlanta, Ga., 30309. Read More»

David L. Tankersley, Sr., age 78, Fayetteville

David L. Tankersley, Sr., age 78, Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on January 5, 2014.

He is survived by his sons, David (Tracy) Tankersley, Greg (Theresa) Tankersley, and Kenny Tankersley; and 5 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2013 in the chapel at Historic Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, 2968 East Point Street, East Point, Ga. at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Ga.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home – 404-761-1138.

Daisy Thomas, 80, of Fayetteville

Daisy "Fret" Thomas, 80, of Fayetteville, passed away January 2, 2014.

She is survived by her daughter Charita (Phil) Jones of Brighton, England; son Craig (Tanya) Thomas of Fayetteville; daughter Cindi Walker of Fayetteville; son Curt (Ada) Thomas of Philadelphia, Penn.; grandchildren Katryna, Krystin, Nafis, Aja (Kenneth), Ariana, Christopher, Ciani, Akia, Harvey, Edgar, and Darrell; 6 great-grandchildren; 5 sisters: Lonia Mae Jackson of Capital Heights, Md., Marguerite (Bill) Tabb of Wayne, Penn., Carolyn Jackson, J. Juanita Jackson, and Beryl Jackson, all of Mesquite,Texas. Read More»

Robin Sommers, age 49

Robin Sommers

Robin Sommers, age 49, passed away at home on January 4, 2014.

He was born on July 13, 1964 in Elizabethton, Tenn. Robin is a native of the Central Community of Elizabethton, Tenn. He has resided the last 16 years in Fayette County, Ga. Read More»

Jimmie Ann Young Davis, 69, of Peachtree City

Jimmie Ann Young Davis

Jimmie Ann Young Davis, 69, of Peachtree City, passed away January 3, 2014. Jimmie Ann was born and raised in Greenwood, S.C. where she met her husband, Mike, of 48 years. Mike and Jimmie Ann moved to Peachtree City in 1969. She was a beloved teacher in Peachtree City for over 20 years.

She loved her family dearly. She was also known for her love of the Atlanta Falcons. Read More»

Catherine E. Gertrude Hardwick, 88, of Fayetteville

Catherine E. Gertrude Hardwick, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away December 31, 2013.

She was preceded in death by her husband William "Bill" L. Hardwick, Sr.; parents William & Cleo Edmondson; grandchild Greg Parks; sisters Julia Burch, Mattie Jeff Robertson, Lucy Owen, Charlotte Griggs; and brother William "Billy" Edmondson. Read More»

Barbara J. Lucak, 81, of Peachtree City

Barbara J. Lucak, 81, of Peachtree City, passed away January 1, 2014.

She worked for Continental Airlines for many years and also Hughes Aircraft in Los Angeles, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her husband John Lucak.

She is survived by her sons Bradley T. Lucak (Kim) of Gulf Breeze, Fla., Ronald C. Lucak (Harumi) of Cypress, Calif. and John Lucak (Barbara) of Redding, Calif.; grandsons Thomas Lucak, Orlando, Fla., Andrew Lucak, New London, Conn., Daniel and Stuart Lucak, both of Cypress, Calif. Read More»

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