Obituaries

(R.E.) "Papa Gene" Stell, Jr. of Senoia

Mr. (R.E.) "Papa Gene" Stell, Jr. of Senoia passed away on May 29, 2012.

Mr. Stell was retired from Delta Air Lines after 33 years of service.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Linda Surls Stell; sons, Brian Stell and his wife, Zannett of Villa Rica; Joe Stell and his wife, Kathy of Fayetteville; Mike Stell and his wife, Maria of Atlanta; and Keith Stell and his wife, Jill of Douglasville; sister, Huldah Short of Senoia; 10 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Read More»

Larry Stacy Harmon, age 48, of Brooks

Larry Stacy Harmon, age 48, of Brooks, Ga., passed away on May 23, 2012.

He was a 25 year employee of Clayton County Water Authority.

"Papa" is survived by his wife, Glenda, sons and daughter-in-law, Shane and Nicki Harris, daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Randy Johnson; 9 grandchildren; his mother, Jeanette Harmon, with special memories of deceased father, Robert (R.V.) Harmon; sister and brother-in-law, Kay and Robert Everhart; brother and sister-in-law, Bobby and Elaine Harmon; nieces and nephews. Read More»

Ruth H. Cook, 89, of Peachtree City

Ruth H. Cook

Ruth H. Cook passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 20, 2012, after a brief illness. She was 89 years of age.

Mrs. Cook was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, John (Jack) Richard Cook, as well as her parents George and Leonie Hausamann.

Ruth is survived by her two children, Barbara R. Sudol of Oak Ridge, N.J.; Jack R. Cook and his wife Diane M. Cook of Peachtree City, Ga., as well as three grandchildren, Kevin Sudol, Michael Cook and Emily Cook. Read More»

Curtis Eugene Petty, 52, of Fayetteville

Mr. Curtis Eugene Petty, of Fayetteville, passed away on May 20, 2012 at the age of 52.

Curtis was a generous family man with a big heart. He would routinely go "over and above" to help others in need. He loved all types of music and taught himself how to play the guitar. He was a long time member of the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and enjoyed reading and studying his Bible. Read More»

John R. Terry, Sr. age 83

John R. Terry, Sr. age 83, passed away on May 3, 2012 in Mooresville, N.C. following a long illness. Read More»

James L. Friday, Sr., 73, of Peachtree City

James "Jim" L. Friday, Sr., 73, of Peachtree City, passed away on May 14, 2012.

He was born in Birmingham, Ala., in 1939, graduated from Lee High School in Jacksonville, Fla. in 1957. He then entered the U.S. Navy in 1957, serving aboard submarines until 1966.

He married Marion Forehand in 1957 and was hired as a pilot by Eastern Airlines in 1966. Jim founded Mid-Georgia Courier, Inc. in 1982 and was one of the founders of The Fayette Youth Protection Home in 1988. He was a member of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. Read More»

Rabie Lanier Adams of Tyrone

Mrs. Rabie Lanier Adams of Tyrone passed away on May 15, 2012.

Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Bennett Adams; parents, James and Annie Lanier and siblings, James Lanier, J.V. Lanier and Linnie Mae Clemmins.

She is survived by her daughters, Gloria Adams Furr and her husband, Gordon of Tyrone; Vara Wynelle "Nell" Adams of Tyrone; son, Roy Bennett "Benny" Adams and his wife, Vickie of Carrollton; grandchildren, Kim Adams Malone and her husband, Kenny and Tracy Leigh Furr; great grandchildren, McKenna, Ashlande, Dustin Malone and Aubrey Heard. Read More»

Kathy Jann Herriman Baker, 57, of Peachtree City

Kathy Jann Herriman Baker, 57, of Peachtree City, Ga., died May 12, 2012 after a long battle with breast cancer.

She was born September 8, 1954 in Springdale, Ark., to Arlis and Madelyn (Cook) Herriman.

Mrs. Baker is a 1972 graduate of Huntsville High School and a 1977 graduate of the University of Arkansas where she obtained a degree in marketing. Read More»

Veronica Fontaine, 90, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Veronica Fontaine, of Peachtree City, Ga., passed away on May 13, 2012 at the age of 90.

Mrs. Fontaine was born and raised in Exchange, Pa., before enlisting in the Coast Guard during WWII. Following basic training she was assigned to a position in New Orleans, La. where she coordinated activities for servicemen before they were shipped out for duty assignments. Read More»

Everett Griffith, Jr. of Palmetto

Mr. Everett Griffith, Jr. of Palmetto passed away May 14, 2012.
He is survived by his sons, Bryan Griffith of Sharpsburg; Brandon Griffith of Newnan; mother, Marlene Pollard Mobley of Palmetto; sister, Cindy Lawrence, Fayetteville; niece, Kelly Lawrence; and nephew, Alex Lawrence.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Parrott Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Watson officiating. Interment at Holly Hill Memorial Park.
Those wishing may send an on-line condolence at www.parrottfuneralhome.com. Read More»

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