Obituaries

Mary Hill Fisher, 84, of Fayetteville

Mary Hill Fisher, 84, of Fayetteville, passed away May 14, 2014.

She was an employee of Bank of America from 1954 thru 2000. She was a member of the Fayette S.O.F.A. (Society of Fine Arts) and retired as treasurer. She was a graduate of O'Keefe High School in Atlanta and was a graduate of the class of 1948. She was a well-established oil, pastel and watercolor artist and published illustrator.

She was preceded in death by her son Col. Steve Fisher U.S.M.C. retired and her husband James H. Fisher, Jr. Read More»

Bobby Kenneth Carson, age 81 of Brooks

Bobby Kenneth Carson

Mr. Bobby Kenneth Carson, age 81 of Brooks, passed away on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Brightmoor Hospice.

Mr. Carson was born in Brooks, Ga. on April 24, 1933. He is preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Blalock Carson and Annie Bates Carson, his wife, Jacqueline Evans Carson. He was retired from Wheels and Brakes and a member of Brooks Baptist Church. Read More»

Joy Faye Schultz, 81, of Fayetteville

Joy Faye Schultz, 81, of Fayetteville, passed away May 6, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her son James “Jimmy” Walter Schultz and son-in-law Phil Rhoads. She is survived by her husband Larry Schultz of Fayetteville; daughter Peggy Rhoads of Fayetteville; son L.E. “Buddy” Schultz, Jr. of Fayetteville; 4 grandchildren; and sister Lola (Bob) Hecterbran of Dallas, Texas.

The family received friends Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 6 p.m. at Harps Crossing Baptist Church, Fayetteville.  A private burial took place Friday.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville Read More»

Clark Richard Gray, 80, of Fayetteville

Clark Richard "Dick" Gray, 80, of Fayetteville, passed away May 8, 2014.

He is survived by his wife Lillian Gray of Fayetteville; daughter Donna (John) Jenkins of Fayetteville; sons Richard (Valerie) Gray of Fayetteville, Wayne Gray of Fayetteville, and Robbie (Dottie) Gray of Fayetteville; 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Pastor Dave Rogers and Dr. John Jenkins officiated. The burial followed at Forest Lawn Cemetery, College Park. Read More»

B.D. Luke, MD, 92, of Fayetteville

B.D. Luke, MD, 92, of Fayetteville, passed away at home May 6, 2014 after a lengthy illness. 

He was a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia and interned at University Hospital, Augusta. Dr. Luke established the first medical practice in Morrow, Ga. and was a charter staff member at South Fulton Hospital. Additionally, he served as the staff physician at Clayton State College.

Dr. Luke always carried his black medical bag and was one of the few doctors who still made house calls. He delivered and treated many generations in Clayton County. Read More»

Phillip Michael Zacherl, 65, of Senoia

Phillip Michael Zacherl

Phillip Michael Zacherl, 65, of Senoia, Ga., passed away on May 11, 2014. Phil was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend to many.

He is survived by his 3 daughters and their families: Shelley and Nathan Chapman of Mexico Beach, Fla. with their children Destiny and Brittney Shoemaker, Jerry, Samuel, and Korah Chapman; Denny and Jason Bowen of Senoia, Ga. with their children Malachi, Ezekiel, and Jonah; and Casey and Jody Stubblefield of Senoia, Ga. with their children Kayne and Lexy. He is survived by the mother of his children, Lin Zacherl. Read More»

Glenn E. Miller, Jr. 83, formerly of Peachtree City

Glenn E. Miller, Jr.

The death of Glenn E. Miller, Jr. 83, formerly of Peachtree City, Ga., occurred Friday May 9, 2014.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday May 16, at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery 2617 Vinson Hwy., Milledgeville. Read More»

Jerry Melvin Whittle, of Peachtree City

Jerry Melvin Whittle, of Peachtree City, born December 16, 1931 died May 6, 2014 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

His wife, Diane K (Smith) Whittle, his parents, Melvin and Lettie (Shrum) Whittle, and his siblings, Robert Whittle and Mae (Whittle) Guest preceded him in death. He is survived by his sons, Gary Whittle of Atlanta and Greg Whittle of Peachtree City; and grandsons, Austin and Connor Whittle.  Read More»

Dorothy Marion Betts of Peachtree City

Dorothy Marion Betts

Dorothy Marion Betts (Wolfgram), cherished wife of Herbert Alexander Betts Sr., went to be with the Lord on May 3, 2014.

Born in Des Plaines, Ill. on September 9, 1928, she was the beloved daughter of Anna Michehl and Conrad Wolfgram.  Raised in Des Plaines, she met Herbert Alexander Betts Sr. at AT&T in Chicago and married him on September 3, 1949. It was love at first sight; “our dad went home that very day and told his parents he had just met the girl he was going to marry”. Read More»

Jacqueline Anne Schisler, age 78

Jacqueline Anne Schisler

Jacqueline Anne Schisler, age 78, passed away on April 28, 2014, surrounded by her family.

She was born in Detroit, Mich., to the late Douglas Carl Gustaf Peterson, and Grace Marie Anastasia Mercier Peterson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Lee Schisler. Read More»

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