Obituaries

Lamar Willard Woods, 86, of Fayetteville

Lamar Willard Woods, 86, of Fayetteville, Georgia passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014.

He is survived by his wife Helen Woods of Fayetteville; son Bryan (Susan) Woods of Fayetteville; grandsons Jason and Evan Woods of Auburn, Alabama.  A special thank you to his loving caregivers: Penny Hope, Cindy O’Neal, and Mary Banks.     Read More»

Andrew Alvey McFarland of Peachtree City

Andrew Alvey McFarland

Andrew Alvey McFarland of Peachtree City, Ga. died Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the age of 27.

Andrew, born June 21, 1987 in Memphis, Tenn., was the son of Lee and Sharon McFarland of Peachtree City, Ga. His family moved from Memphis to Peachtree City in 1993. Read More»

Ashley Salter, 37, of Fayetteville

Ashley Salter, 37, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away Monday, October 27, 2014. Born in Statesboro, Ga., Ashley graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering. She taught math at Starr's Mill High School in Fayetteville.

She is survived by her husband Wayne and their sons: Bradley Paul (9) and Clayton Reives (6); her parents, Phil and Diane King; and sister and brother-in-law Allison and Jason Brown and their children Hadley Marie (3) and Hayden (6). Read More»

John Max Stratton, age 85, of Tyrone

Mr. John Max Stratton, age 85, of Tyrone Ga., passed away, Sunday October 19, 2014 peacefully at his home.

John was born November 21, 1928 in Detroit Mich. to Charles and Marie (Vangorder) Stratton. He married the former Betty Wilma Summers in Michigan. John was employed as a Lead Mechanic with Delta Airlines for over 31 years and worked on several ground breaking projects in aviation. John was a dedicated Delta employee until he retired in 1993. He spent a lot of his free time serving with his church Flat Creek Baptist Church and the Giddieons Read More»

Margaret Roberts Cook, 92, of Peachtree City

Margaret Roberts Cook

Margaret (Margy) Roberts Cook, 92, of Peachtree City passed away October 20, 2014. Margy was born March 19, 1922, in Atlanta, graduated from Girls’ High School, and spent much of her life as a homemaker in East Point and Douglasville.

She had a strong faith, and interests included Bible study, sewing, cake decorating, cooking delicious meals for her family, playing with her grandchildren (sockball, anyone?), following the Braves, and caring for and loving her family, who also dearly loved her and will miss her. Read More»

C. Donald Skelton, 78, of Peachtree City

C. Donald "Don" Skelton, 78, of Peachtree City, passed away October 22, 2014.

Don was a member of Christ our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City. He retired as a Lieutenant from the Dade County Police Department in Dade County, Florida; Chief of Police of the Peachtree City Police Department; head of security for Handy City; head of security for Egleston Hospital; and head of security for Aberdeen Woods Conference Center. Read More»

Vickie Lynn Davis, age 52 of Senoia

Mrs. Vickie Lynn Davis, age 52 of Senoia, passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital.

Mrs. Davis was born in Lexington, Ky. on August 19, 1962.

She is preceded in death by father, Dewey Harris; mother, Jane Johns Harris; brothers, Teddy Harris and Fred Harris.

Mrs. Davis was a 1980 graduate of Jonesboro High School, employed with Panasonic for 20 years, and was a member of IAAP. She loved to line dance, play ping pong, loved the outdoors and cure for cancer walks. Read More»

Stephen C. Schmidt, 61, of Peachtree City

Stephen C. Schmidt

Former longtime resident of Peachtree City, Stephen C. Schmidt, 61, died suddenly Sept. 12 in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Schmidt worked for Bells Markets, General Foods, and Saputo Dairy Foods during a long successful career in food sales.

A great lover of music and sports, Mr. Schmidt was actively involved in his children's activities, including acting as coach for his son's baseball and his daughter's soccer teams. He played guitar and loved to sing harmony in his eclectic band, The Wobbly Cowboys. Read More»

Laureano Gil, 77, of Fayetteville

Laureano "Larry" Gil, 77, of Fayetteville, Ga., went to be with our Lord in Heaven on October 19, 2014.

He suffered from congestive heart failure and pulmonary hypertension. Read More»

James Melville Landers, of Peachtree City

James Melville Landers

James ("Jim") Melville Landers, of Peachtree City, Ga., 78, born in Little Rock, Ark., passed from this earth and went to Heaven on October 19, 2014.

Jim is survived by his wife Rebecca Landers of Peachtree City, Ga., married 56 years. He is survived by his three children, Kelly Baker-Barnes and husband Craig Barnes, Colonel Kevin Landers and his wife Melody, and Brian Landers and wife Suzie; 12 grandchildren; and sister, Natalie Goss of North Little Rock, Ark. Jim's parents were the late Mel and Edna Landers of North Little Rock, Arkansas. Read More»

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