Obituaries

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»

Steve Russell, age 39 of Peachtree City

Steve Russell, age 39 of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away Dec. 23, 2012.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Carol Russell.

He is survived by his former wife, Sarah Russell; son, Andrew Russell; daughter, Emily Russell; father, John Russell; step-mother, Mary Lynn Russell; and brother, Christopher (Francie) Russell.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at 2p.m. at Peachtree City United Methodist Church. Read More»

O.W. Bishop, 88, of Hampton

Mr. O.W. "Warren" Bishop, 88, of Hampton, died Dec. 22, 2012.

He proudly served in the US Army during World War

He was a building contractor throughout the South Metro Atlanta area for many years.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years Annette Bishop; five children Pamela (Larry) Hogue of Blairsville, Fred W. Bishop of Newnan, Phil R. Bishop of Hampton, Paula (John) Littleton of Fayetteville, and Jody S. Bishop of Hampton; 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Brenda Adams Matthews of Fayetteville

Mrs. Brenda Adams Matthews of Fayetteville passed away on Dec. 18, 2012.

Brenda is survived by her husband of 49 years, Thomas H. (Tommy) Matthews, Sr.; daughter, Amy Matthews FitzGerald and her husband, Michael of Fayetteville; son, Thomas H. (Brent) Matthews, Jr. of Senoia; sisters, Jackie Davis and her husband, Bobby of Peachtree City; Sandra Brown and her husband, Melvin of Peachtree City; grandchildren, Ali, Maddie and Trey FitzGerald; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

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