Obituaries

Rachel Leigh Cannella of Fayetteville

Rachel Leigh Cannella, passed away April 11, 2013 of a tragic accident. She was an outstanding student who enjoyed soccer and had a love of music. She was a member of the Providence United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her mother Keri Cannella-Moye and stepfather Tony Moye of Fayetteville; father John Cannella and stepmother Stefanie Cannella of Fayetteville; brother Logan; stepsisters Bobbie and Cortney; grandparents Ken and Betty Hoelscher of Mobile, Al. and Gary and Margie Cannella of Fayetteville; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and loving family. Read More»

Mildred Frances Noble Presnell, 96, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Mildred Frances Noble Presnell, 96, of Fayetteville, died April 14, 2013. 

She is survived by her 2 daughters Sandra & Ronald Brooks of Fayetteville and Mary Bagley of Monroe; 5 grandchildren: Julie & Ralph Gunn, Amy Collins, John & Cheyenne Bagley, James & Tonya Bagley, Jennifer & Jose Zuniga; 7 great-grandchildren: Austin and Justin Collins, Audrey and Morgan Bagley, Macie Zuniga, and Brandon and Braylen Gunn; as well as several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Martha Ann Hipp Wilkening Davis, of Fayetteville

Martha Ann Hipp Wilkening Davis, of Fayetteville, passed away April 4, 2013.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband and two brothers.

She is survived by her husband Ed Davis; daughter Donna and husband Larry Whisenand of Conyers; son Craig Wilkening of Smyrna; granddaughter Leah Whisenand of Portland, Ore.; sister Frances Barnes of Tyrone; four stepchildren and their families; several nieces & nephews. Read More»

Francis Bernard Shea, Jr., 67, of Fayetteville

Francis "Frank" Bernard Shea

Francis "Frank" Bernard Shea, Jr., 67 years old of Fayetteville, passed away on April 3, 2013.

He was born in Boston, Mass.

He is survived by his wife Beverly Shea of 42 years; 2 sons, Chris (Stephanie) and Jeff Shea; grandchildren Brittany Baggett, Logan and Benjamin Shea.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Peachtree City.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to the service. Read More»

Dr. Karen Edith Weaver, age 66, of Fayetteville

Dr. Karen Edith (Mott) Weaver of Fayetteville, Ga., died at home on Easter Sunday following a 15 month battle with ovarian cancer. She was 66 years old. Read More»

Henry Johnson of Fayetteville

Mr. Henry Johnson of Fayetteville, Ga., transitioned to be with the Lord on April 4, 2013. Read More»

Barry Hamilton James, age 60

Barry Hamilton James

Mr. Barry Hamilton James, age 60, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013.

Barry was an educator for over 30 years, serving as a teacher, principal and administrator during that time. He was a graduate of West Georgia College and a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. Barry was an avid UGA fan. He also enjoyed traveling especially on cruises and anywhere near the water.

He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother and friend. Read More»

Jerry Wolfer, 65, of Fayetteville

Jerry Wolfer, 65, of Fayetteville, passed away April 3, 2013. He served his country in the US Navy, he worked in retail management, was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. Read More»

Marian Allene Smith, of Senoia

Marian Allene Smith, of Senoia, passed away April 3, 2013. She was born and raised in Atlanta. She lived 40 years of her life in Riverdale.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years James Ray Smith and grandson Stephen Roberson.

She is survived by her daughters Raylene and husband Robert Brown of Senoia and Rhonda and husband Doug Joyce of Flowery Branch; grandson Philip Roberson of Great Lakes, Ill.; great-grandchild Carley Roberson of Mechanicsville, Md. Read More»

Patricia Elaine Carden, 64, of Fayetteville

Patricia Elaine Carden, 64, of Fayetteville, passed away March 26, 2013.

She was a retired Veterinarian Assistant for Flat Creek Animal Hospital. She was also a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Douglas Carden of Fayetteville; son Kirk Carden of Fayetteville; daughter Kim C. Ruck and husband Tim of Peachtree City; grandchildren Logan, Conner, Kody and Cooper.

A funeral service was held Friday, March 29, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Dr. Jerry Cross officiated. Read More»