Obituaries

James Marquez of Peachtree City

James Marquez

James "Jimmy" Marquez died peacefully in his Peachtree City, Ga. home on Feb. 15, 2013 after a long illness.

He was a Veteran of the Korean War.

He was born in New York, N.Y. on April 19, 1932 to Jaime and Carmen Marquez. Jimmy was an avid golfer, dancer and skilled player of the maracas. While living in Puerto Rico, he was a member of the National Golf Team competing in the Hoerman Cup and Simon Bolivar Caribbean tournaments. He owned Action Appliance Service until he retired. Read More»

Barbara Ann Cline, 61, of Peachtree City

Barbara Ann Cline, 61, of Peachtree City, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013.

She was born in Salem, Ohio on July 2, 1951 to Andrew Klein and Johanna Polder Klein.

Barbara was a faithful and loyal employee of Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church for the last 21 years. She really enjoyed the beach, gardening, reading & traveling but her biggest love was her grandchildren. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She is preceded in death by her parents. Read More»

Peggy Smith Chaney of Fayetteville

Peggy Smith Chaney

Peggy Smith Chaney of Fayetteville, formally of Hapeville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013.

Peggy was born in Atlanta on July 20, 1922.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Hardy Smith and Kate Sawyer Smith and 5 loving siblings: Thelma McCurdy, Ethel McGee, Sarah Jones, Howard Smith, and Bertha Mills. Peggy was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, the late Gerald Royce Chaney. Read More»

Sarah Louise Chapman Kilgore, age 82

Mrs. Sarah Louise Chapman Kilgore, age 82, Griffin, Ga., passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at Brightmoor Nursing Center.

Mrs. Kilgore was born in Fayette County, Ga. on Oct. 2, 1930.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Milton Chapman and Mae Whitlock Chapman, her sisters, Varnor Peeples, Ethel Huddleston, Emily Goodman and Margaret Stubbs. She was a member of Crestview Baptist Church. Read More»

Helen Fletcher Sams, M.D., age 89

June 5, 1922 - February 23, 2013

Dr. Helen Fletcher Sams passed away at home on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the age of 89.

She was fondly and respectfully know by most in the Fayette County community as "Dr. Helen."

Dr. Helen was born in Greensboro, Fla., the sixth of eight children of the late Thomas Bertelle Fletcher and Elvira Hentz Fletcher. Read More»

William Howard Warren, 76, of Peachtree City,

William "Bill" Howard Warren, 76, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence Osborne & Charlotte Howard Warren and his brother, Richard Warren.

He is survived by his loyal & loving wife of 55 years Ellen Hale Warren; daughters Lisa Warren & Jane Warren, both from Smyrna, Ga.

Bill was born in Old Town, Maine in 1936. He graduated from Fort Fairfield High School in Northern Maine and also the University of Maine at Orono. He proudly served in the United States Army and later retired as a pilot from Delta Air Lines. Read More»

Brandon Camacho, 16, of Peachtree City

Mr. Brandon Camacho, 16, of Peachtree City, Ga. died Feb. 9, 2013.

He was a member of Jovenes en Cristo (Youth in Christ Ministry) at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.  He was a junior at Starr's Mill High School where he loved and excelled in weight-lifting and physical fitness. His goal was to become a physical therapist.

He is survived by his parents Alex & Iraida, brothers Alex, Jr. and Derek, all of Peachtree City; grandparents Carmen Berrios, Alejo Camacho, and Cristino Lopez, as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins. Read More»

Margaret Helen Jastrzebski, age 88 of Senoia

Margaret Helen Jastrzebski, age 88 of Senoia, Ga. passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at Cartersville Medical Center.

Mrs. Jastrzebski was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

She is survived by her sons, Walter Jastrzebski of Canton, John Jastrzebski of Woodstock, William Jastrzebski of Rydell; daughters, Joellen Rosemas of Senoia, Patricia Johnson of Chunchula, Ala.; sister, Betty Millwood of Russelville, Ky., also surviving are 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Read More»

Robert Joseph Ostapower, Sr. of Peachtree City

Robert "Bob" Joseph Ostapower, Sr. of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at the age of 76.

He was born in Philadelphia, Pa. on Dec. 13, 1936 to Frank and Josephine Labenski Ostapower.

Bob was a Project Manager in commercial construction. Bob loved his family most of all but also loved cruises and vacationing at the beach. He loved his Georgia Bulldogs and his Philadelphia Phillies. He was a long time member of the Knights of Columbus and was very involved in the Boy Scouts of America.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents and one sister. Read More»

Flora Alice Link, 88, of Fayetteville

Flora Alice Link, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away on Feb. 18, 2012.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Link and son-in-law, Robert Sample, sisters, Ellen Marsiglia, Marcella Carlson, Mary Frances Jett; brothers, Walter Flint, Carlyle Flint and Leon Flint. Read More»