Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Obituaries

2014-02-11

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Marjorie “Marge” Elizabeth Courtney

Marjorie “Marge” Elizabeth Courtney, 87, of Riverdale, passed away February 9, 2014.
She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph E. Courtney, Jr. and parents Frank “Monroe” and Bessie Edwards.  She is survived by her daughter Donna Brown (Ken) of Stockbridge; son Gary Courtney of Riverdale; and granddaughter Chynna Brown of Stockbridge.
  A graveside service will be held Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Holly Hill Cemetery, Fairburn. The family will go in procession to the cemetery. Dr. J. W. Wallis will officiate.  The family will receive friends Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
 Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville- www.mowellfuneralhome.com
 
 Edythe Hettema Strayer (with Pic) 
Edythe Hettema Strayer, age 96, passed away on February 2, 2014, in Fayetteville, Georgia.  Born to Cornelius and Addie Hettema in Midland Park, New Jersey, she resided in New Jersey and Kansas prior to moving to Atlanta in 1951.
Surviving is daughter Donna G. Johnson (Gil), two sons Todd B. Strayer (Cheryl) and Phillip N. Strayer (Barbara), six grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.  Her oldest daughter, Penny Ann Strayer Vincent, preceded Edythe in death in 1984.  Edythe, lovingly known as “DeeDee”, spent most of her career as an Executive Secretary, and retired form IJ Kaplan & Associates. Edythe enjoyed participating in the Senior program at her church and was proud of her family and her Dutch heritage.  She will be missed by all who knew her. 
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 4 p.m. at the Chapel of Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville.  In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to Fayette Presbyterian Church, your local SPCA, or your favorite charity.
Carl J Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com
 

James Herbert Williams
James Herbert Williams, age 72, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his wife and children February 10, 2014. He was born in Spalding county May 12, 1941, to the late Carl Carter and Elizabeth Kempson Williams.
He retired from the William L Bonnell Company after 44 years of service. He was a member of Central Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Joy Thornton Williams; sons, James Williams of Newnan, Jeff Williams and wife Beth of Newnan; daughter, Robin Windom and husband Tim of Marblehead MA; brothers, Carl Williams and wife Sandra of Newnan, Clark Williams of Perry FL.; grandchildren, Alex Williams, Daven Williams, Katie Beth Williams, Abby Williams, Tate Windom and Hayley Windom.
The Funeral service is Saturday, February 15 at 2 p.m. at Central Baptist Church with Dr. Joel Richardson officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The visitation is Friday evening 6 until 8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Central Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1221 Newnan GA. 30263 or to your favorite charity. Condolences may be expressed online at www.mckoon.com.
McKoon Funeral Home 38 Jackson St. Newnan GA. 30263  770-253-4580

William Elwyn Aultman
William Elwyn Aultman, age 75, of Fayetteville, GA, passed away February 9, 2014. 
  He was preceded in death by his son Rex Aultman and father Owen Aultman.  He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Gloria Aultman; mother Emmie G. Aultman of Bainbridge, GA; son Roy Aultman & wife Jessica of Fairburn, GA; daughter Amy Helm & husband Patrick of Elizabethtown, KY; grandchildren John Selman, Sarah Selman, and Raelee Helm; brother Hilton Aultman & wife Margaret; and niece Laura Aultman Fortino.  The family wants to thank their dear friend Nelda Green for her years of support.
Mr. Aultman was a longtime member of Flat Creek Baptist Church, Fayetteville, GA.  He began his career with Southern Airways Company at the Bainbridge Georgia Air Force Base as an aircraft mechanic in 1958.  He moved to Atlanta in 1959 and began working for Southern Airways which later became Republic Airlines and retired from his career with Northwest Airlines in November 2000.  He served in the Air Force reserve for 5 years.
  A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Flat Creek Baptist Church, Fayetteville.  The burial will follow at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City.  The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.  In case of inclement weather, please contact the funeral home.
 Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville- www.mowellfuneralhome.com
 

 

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