Obituaries

Avis Knighton Queen of Peachtree City

Avis Knighton Queen, beloved by her family, died on March 9, 2014, at her home in Peachtree City, Ga.

Avis was born on December 5, 1916, to A.B. (Book) and Ruby G. Knighton, in Orange, Va. Read More»

Angie Hall, 53 of Fayetteville

Angie Burgess Hall, 53 of Fayetteville

Angie (Burgess) Hall, 53 of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014 at Hope Hospice in Fort Myers, Fla.

She was born on January 16, 1961 in Sweetwater, Tenn. to Larry Burgess and Jo Anna Bowers.

She married Mark Hall on April 23, 1983 and they celebrated 31 wonderful years of marriage. She had two children, her son Jared Hall, and her daughter Sarah Beth Overstreet, and gained her bonus son Ben Overstreet in 2011. Read More»

Rhonda Cook Stapleton, 61, of Fayetteville

Rhonda Cook Stapleton

Rhonda Cook Stapleton, 61, of Fayetteville, passed away March 16, 2014. Read More»

Lorraine Mary Gray, 80, of College Park

Lorraine Mary Gray, 80, of College Park passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband John "Jackî" Edward Gray.

She is survived by her children Jim (Rebecca) Gray, Ellen (Jack) Murphy, Joe (Michele) Gray, William (Daphne) Gray, Tom (Bona) Gray, Anne Marie (Ewell) Sasser, Lorrie (David) Gunter, Mary (Cas) Tuck and Bobby (Amy) Gray; 19 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; also nieces and nephews. Read More»

Ronald Lum Buchanan, age 81, of Dahlonega

Ronald Lum Buchanan

Mr. Ronald Lum Buchanan, age 81, of Dahlonega, Ga. died Monday, March 10, 2014, at Embracing Hospice House following an extended illness.

Ron Buchanan, loving husband of 57 years, was a man of strong stature, honesty and loyal beyond measure. A man of great faith in the Father, whose utmost concern was the provision and protection of his family. He will be greatly missed, but looking forward to spending eternity with this wonderful man. Read More»

Elizabeth MacColl Horton Adams

Elizabeth MacColl Horton Adams

Elizabeth MacColl Horton Adams, a Darien resident for 21 years, died at home in Indian Harbour Beach, Fla. on March 06, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was 63 years old.

Born June 12, 1950 in Hartford, Conn. "Liz" as she was known to all, was the daughter of the late Reverend Doctor Lawrence MacColl Horton and Janet Curtis O'Leary Horton. Read More»

Sabrina Jacobs Radam

On March 06, 2014 God welcomed into heaven Sabrina Jacobs Radam: Loving mother, daughter friend and tenacious fighter on the war against cancer. Sabrina did things her way to the very end. Rest in Gods peace and love our dear friend. We will never forget you and you'll be present in your Mother's and boy's hearts forever.

A celebration of Sabrina's life was held on Monday March 10, 2014 from 5-7 p.m. at the Woodmont Country Club. Rev. Donnie Hamrick and Rev. Steven Gibbs officiated. Private interment will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Jonesboro, Ga. Read More»

John Howard Roseberry, age 75, of Zebulon

Mr. John Howard Roseberry, age 75, of Zebulon, passed away March 5, 2014 at his home. He was born in McDonough, son of the late Raymond Roseberry and Christine Fisher Roseberry. He worked for Flooring Distributors in Atlanta for 35 years before retiring. He was a member of Hemphill Presbyterian Church in Stockbridge. John enjoyed the outdoors, gardening and cooking. One of his favorite things was cooking for his buddies at their deer camp. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Kenny Roseberry. Read More»

Betty S. Thrasher, 87 of Roswell

Betty S. Thrasher

Betty S. Thrasher, 87 of Roswell, died Monday, March 10, 2014.

She was born on Aug 29, 1926, in Anniston, Ala. She was of the Methodist faith and a member of Alpharetta First United Methodist Church.

Betty is survived by her husband, C.B. Lawrence of Roswell, two daughters: Lynn Stephens and husband Gary of Ellijay, and Peggy Janowiak of Roswell, two sons: Cliff S. Thrasher and wife Sumi of Roswell and Glen C. Thrasher of Roswell, two grandchildren: Amy Jones and Nicholas Thrasher, two great-grandsons, sister: Carolyn Nelson, of St. Petersburg, Fla. and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Robert Boyd of Fayetteville

Mr. Robert Boyd of Fayetteville passed away March 6, 2014.

He is survived by his wife, Judith Sanders Boyd of Fayetteville; daughter, Kimberly Williams and her husband Ty of Marietta; sister, Bonnie Gaffney and her husband Syd of New Port Richey, Fla.; grandchildren, Jessica Williams and Amber Dowell and great grandchildren, Alexis and Hailey Tidwell. Read More»