Obituaries

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.

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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»

Terry Lee Christiansen, 75, of Fayetteville

Terry Lee Christiansen, 75, of Fayetteville, passed away May 2, 2014.

Mr. Christiansen worked for 45 years at Georgia Pacific Corporation.

He was preceded in death by his parents Terence & Geneva Christiansen. Read More»

Claude Fryer, Jr., 93, of Peachtree City

Claude Fryer, Jr., 93, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away in the arms of his daughter, Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Southwest Christian Care, Union City, Ga. He was born in Moore County, Mo. on January 12, 1921.

He moved to Peachtree City, Ga. in 1984 and often said it was the best move he had ever made! Claude was a member of Peachtree City United Methodist Church, a U.S. NAVY veteran of WWII, and a lifetime member of the VFW. The loves of his life were his family, the Fryer Golf Group, playing bridge, and in his younger days, dancing, bowling and table tennis. Read More»