Obituaries

Robert Vaughan Hunter, 74, of Fayetteville,

Robert "Bob" Vaughan Hunter, 74, of Fayetteville, passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014.

He grew up in College Park and was a member of the 1958 graduating class of College Park High School. He enjoyed fishing and playing the piano.

He was preceded in death by his parents Horace Randolph & Helen Markey Hunter and grandson Corey Allen Davis. Read More»

Arlene L. Harris of Nebraska

Arlene was born in Bruning, Neb. and graduated from Nebraska Weslyan University as a theater major. After touring with the theater company, Arlene went to Alaska to visit her sister and started working in television. She met and married T. W. "Bill" Harris and had two sons, Tad and Mike, and moved to Georgia and then Illinois. Arlene and Bill ran their own business in Illinois for several years until the late 1970's. Arlene worked in marketing for a medical products company and became the Vice President of Marketing. She retired in 1989 and moved to Georgia to be close to family. Read More»

Leigha Nicole Barteski of Tyrone

Miss Leigha Nicole Barteski of Tyrone passed away August 18, 2014.

She is survived by her parents Ron and Janet Barteski of Peachtree City; grandmother, Phyllis Collins; boyfriend Lee Jones of Tyrone; sister Jennifer Barteski; brother Adam Barteski; niece Blair Barteski and nephew Landan Barteski.

A funeral mass will be held Friday, August 22, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Matthew Catholic Church. Father Kevin Hargaden principal celebrant. Interment will follow at Westminster Memorial Park. Read More»

Margaret K. Tarpley, 96, of Jonesboro,

Margaret K. Tarpley, 96, of Jonesboro, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014.

Mrs. Tarpley was a porcelain artist, an avid gardener, and an expert quilter. She retired from National Bank of Georgia. Read More»

Vicki Beck of Tyrone

Ms. Vicki Beck of Tyrone passed away August 15, 2014. She is survived by her daughters, Lauren Crouch and her husband Chad of Tyrone; Lindsey Townsel of Decatur and Lanie Townsel of Tyrone; sister, Kathy Tyson of Griffin; grandchildren, Carlee Townsel, Aria and Collier Crouch.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 2 p.m. in Tyrone, Ga. (for more information of the location of memorial service please e-mail laurencrouch82@gmail.com).

Pastor Keith Moore officiating.

Those wishing may sign the on line guest registry at www.parrottfuneralhome.com. Read More»

Larysa Pushkar of Peachtree City

Larysa Pushkar of Peachtree City, Ga. was born November 29, 1971 and passed away on August 15th of this year.

She was preceded in death by her mother Eva Pushkar.

Larysa was a proud graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in early childhood education. While she enjoyed teaching, her passion was serving and helping others through service in her local church. She was extraordinarily sacrificial in these efforts and through her example she inspired others and impacted many lives. Read More»

Albert Edward Ensell IV, age 57

Albert Edward Ensell IV

Albert "Tippy, Eddie Munster, Babu, Squirrel Boy, Dingus" Edward Ensell IV, who was born August 25, 1956 in Wildwood, N.J., died Saturday, August 9 2014, in a plane crash near Senoia, Ga.

He was committed to the lord, a devoted husband, committed father and incomparable friend. After serving in the Navy, Ensell spent 32 years as an air traffic control specialist for the Federal Aviation Administration and was to retire in September of this year. He was an adventurer, hiker, sailor, pilot and extreme lover of life. Read More»

Theodore R. Harper Jr., 69, of Fayetteville

Mr. Theodore R. Harper Jr., 69, of Fayetteville, Ga. (formerly of Chester Pa.) passed Friday, 8/8/2014.

His services will be held Wed, Aug 13 at 11 a.m., Word of Faith Family Worship Cathedral, 212 Riverside Pkwy, Austell 30168.

Bishop Dale C. Bronner, and Pastor. Rev. John Williams, officiating. Remains will lie in state 10 a.m. until hour of service. Family to assemble at the residence at 10 a.m.

Griner-Ellison Funeral Home, 186 Hwy 279, Fayetteville, Ga. 30214. Call 404-366-1111 for information.

Beatrice Cadwallader Wharton, 81

Beatrice Cadwallader Wharton

Beatrice Cadwallader Wharton, 81, passed away July 3, 2014.

She was the wife of Dr. Charles Wharton of Peachtree City. Beatrice graduated from the University of Cincinnati and taught high school math. She also worked for many years in the business world. When Charles' job took them to Florida she went back to teaching. Up until her retirement she taught high school students who were homebound because of serious injury or illness. Read More»

Beatrice Cadwallader Wharton, 81

Beatrice Cadwallader Wharton, 81, passed away July 3, 2014.

She was the wife of Dr. Charles Wharton of Peachtree City. Beatrice graduated from the University of Cincinnati and taught high school math. She also worked for many years in the business world. When Charles' job took them to Florida she went back to teaching. Up until her retirement she taught high school students who were homebound because of serious injury or illness. Read More»