Obituaries

Bryce Burton Michael, of Fayetteville

Mr. Bryce Burton Michael, of Fayetteville, passed away on Dec. 20, 2012 at the age of 22.

Bryce was a happy person who was always smiling. He had a great sense of humor and always found ways to make others laugh. He had a positive attitude and was blessed with a gift of making people feel important.

Bryce was a 2008 graduate of Whitewater High School where he was a member of the football team and wrestling team. He had also attained the rank of Eagle Scout where he was a part of troop 73. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, tinkering with cars and hanging out with his friends. Read More»

Anna Lee Wees, 89, of Peachtree City

Anna Lee Wees, 89, of Peachtree City, passed away January 7, 2013.

She was a member of The American Legion Auxilliary, the Gideon Auxilliary and enjoyed Red Hat Society meetings.

She is preceded in death by her son, Dale Wees II and a sister Evagail Dean.

She is survived by her husband, Dale of 69 years; daughters Debbie (Jimmy) Brogdon, Beverly (Allen) Davis, Trudy (Ken) Baker and Sue (Rick) LeBrun; eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; sisters, Wilda Godwin and Wilma Baker; and a host of nieces and nephews. Read More»

Deborah Wood Puckett, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Deborah Wood Puckett, of Fayetteville, passed away on Dec. 29, 2012 at the age of 61.

Deborah was a generous, giving, wife, mother and Nana who was devoted to her family and her Lord. She had a servant spirit and was always looking for ways to help others. She was a great listener and trusted confidant who was willing to help in any situation. Deborah was a member of the Way of Life Community Church in Tyrone and a supporter of Northstar Pastoral Ministries. Read More»

Deborah Bradfield, 61, Peachtree City, Ga.

Mrs. Deborah Bradfield

Mrs. Deborah Melinda Bradfield, of Peachtree City, GA, passed away on January 1, 2013 at the age of 61.

Deborah was a loyal and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, with a huge heart, who loved life, her family and her Lord.  She was an encourager, supporter and cheerleader for her children, grandchildren and many others, always wanting them to succeed at everything they attempted.

She was one who overcame so much in her own life to become a godly woman and a role model to many. She was a true friend and confidant who was easy to talk to and always offered sound advice. Read More»

Martha Ann Arnold, 81, of Fayetteville

Martha Ann (Pruitt) Arnold, 81, of Fayetteville, Ga. went home to be with Jesus on Dec. 27, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Thelma Pruitt; two sisters, Tina Chupp and Betty Mabry, and a loving niece, Pam Hayes. Read More»

Patricia Miller Haage of Fairburn

Mrs. Patricia Miller Haage of Fairburn

Mrs. Patricia Miller Haage of Fairburn (formerly of Minneapolis) passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Russell Haage and is survived by her daughter, Heidi Winter and husband, Alan of Fairburn; sons, Bret Haage of Minneapolis, Minn., Greg Haage and wife, Denise of Golden Valley, Minn.; sisters, Janis Culver of Fairburn, Gwynna Taylor of Springfield, Vt.; 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 in the Chapel of Parrott Funeral Home with Pastor Alan Winter officiating. Read More»

Sherman Brown, 74 of Fayetteville

Mr. Sherman Brown, 74 of Fayetteville, passed away on Dec. 26, 2012.

He was born and raised in Elberton, GA. He started his career at Artistic Ornamental Iron and Forest Park Ornamental Iron. He later founded his own companies, Capital Metals and All Span Builders.

He also had a passion for farming and real estate development. Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his parents Ernest and Ina Brown; brother Charles Brown; sister Margaret Hiott and brother John W. Brown. Read More»

Ralph Roy John Ketola, age 83

Ralph Roy John Ketola born in L'Anse, Mi. on November 20, 1929, died peacefully on December 21,2012 after a long and happy life. Ralph grew up on a farm in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and loved being part of a large Finnish family. Read More»

JoAnn Lester, 76, of Fayetteville

JoAnn Lester, 76, of Fayetteville, passed away Dec. 23, 2012.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Albert, her parents, three brothers and three sisters. She is survived by son Keith and (Diane) Lester of Tyrone; daughter Cynthia Lynn and (Gary) Hollis of Hampton, daughter Karen and (Noel) Harmsen of Fayetteville; grandchildren T.J., Heather, Kevin, Christopher, Amanda and Maggie; great-grandchildren Grant, Eli and William; sister Marge Gersten of Fayetteville; sister-in-law Darlene Lester of Senoia; one niece and two nephews. Read More»

Agnes Theresa Heinz Fountaine of Peachtree City

Mrs. Agnes Theresa Heinz Fountaine of Peachtree City, Ga. formerly of Lake Zurich, Ill. passed away on Dec. 23, 2012 at the age of 86.

Mrs. Fountaine was a devoted, caring and loving wife and mother. She is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Warren A. Fountaine. Read More»