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Ruby Keith
Ruby Keith, age 96, of Fayetteville, Georgia, died on Friday, March 28, 2014. Mrs. Keith was born in Jackson, Georgia, on December 30, 1917. Daughter of the late Robert and Pearl Cawthon, she is preceded in death by Henry H. Keith, husband of 69 years, and her brother Robert Stanley Cawthon.
Mrs. Keith is survived by son Dr. Robert M. Keith and his wife Phyllis, daughter Regina K. May and her husband Dr. Gary L. May, and her sister, Nina Helms of East Point. Her grandchildren include Jennifer Hebblethwaite and husband Kevin of Newnan, Dr. Keith May and wife Ashley of Cumming, Robert Keith of New York City, and Kevin Simmons and wife Courtney of Land O’ Lakes, Florida. The great grandchildren are Carson and Rachel Hebblethwaite, and Sawyer and Griffin May.
A member of Sylvan Hills Baptist Church for 50 years and currently a member of McDonough Road Baptist Church, Mrs. Keith faithfully served as a Sunday school teacher and community volunteer.
A 1935 graduate of Russell High School, Mrs. Keith was employed at Dun & Bradstreet and later retired from Sears after 25 years of service.
The family will receive friends at Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home in Fayetteville on Thursday, April 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. Services will be held on Friday, April 4, 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville with interment at Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan. Donations may be made to McDonough Road Baptist Church, 352 McDonough Road, Fayetteville, GA 30214.
Carl J. Mowell & Son, Fayetteville-www.mowellfuneralhome.com

Madge A. Samples
Madge A. Samples, 94, of Peachtree City, passed away March 31, 2014. Born in Holly Hill, S.C. she worked in the Navy Shipyard in Charleston during World War II.
She was preceded in death by her husband Franklin R. Samples; grandson Hank Lakas and great-grandson Cody Campbell. She is survived by her children Ginny Buckner and her husband Jerry of McDonough, Dianna Lynn Lakas and her husband Wayne of Indian Harbour Beach, FL and Rosemary and Mike Smith of Peachtree City; grandchildren David Buckner and his wife Rhonda of Forest Park, Gina Campbell and her husband Doug of McDonough, Cindy Buckner Starke and her husband Steve of Gainesville, Jennifer Gedeist and her husband Paul from Oregon, Christy Drake of Indian Harbour Beach, FL, Cindy Atherton and her husband Chris of Indian Harbour Beach, FL, Amy Hardman and her husband Shawn of Peachtree City, Karen Holbrook and her husband Brad of Newnan and Stacie Gay of Peachtree City; great-grandchildren Karlie Dobbs, Douglas and Connor Campbell, Jessica and Wyatt Starke, Peyton Gay, Averie Hall, Dejar Jarvis and Audrey Gedeist, Brett and Cailey Hardman and Henry and Taylor Lakas; brother Bobby Ayers and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Carl J. Mowell Funeral Home, Peachtree City. Burial will follow at Westminster Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Carl J. Mowell and Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City- www.mowellfuneralhome.com

Charles J. Wilde
Charles J. Wilde, 96, of Peachtree City, formerly of Saddle River, New Jersey, passed away March 28, 2014.
Mr. Wilde was preceded in death by his wife Eleanor. He is survived by his sons Richard C. (Lisa) Wilde and Chuck (Mary) Wilde; daughter Barbara (Gary) Stone; grandchildren Andrew & Erin Wilde, Scott Wilde & Tammy Pukulski, Abigail Hooper and Alexus Churnish; great-grandchildren Hannah & Landon Wilde and Alexandra & Anna Marie Pakulski..
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 3 p.m. at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Peachtree City. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2 until 3 p.m. A second service will be held Friday at Zion Lutheran Church, Saddle River, New Jersey at 2:30 p.m. with C.C. Van Emburgh Funeral Home handling the services there.
Carl J. Mowell and Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City- www.mowellfuneralhome.com

John Dee Sumpter
John Dee Sumpter, of Fayetteville, passed away April 3, 2014. 
The family will receive friends Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville.
In lieu of flowers, please give donations to the American Arthritis Foundation, 1330 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309.
Carl J. Mowell & Son, Fayetteville-www.mowellfuneralhome.com
 
Patricia M. Carroll
 Patricia M. Carroll, 61, of Fayetteville, passed away April 3, 2014.  “Patty” recently retired after working with Kindergarten children for 18 years, last at Jackson Elementary in Clayton County from that school’s opening, until her retirement December 2013.  Her love for music and the Holy Spirit became a center piece of her life in the vocal choir and the hand bell choir at North Fayette United Methodist Church.
Patty is survived by her husband R.G. (Bob) Carroll, Jr.; sons Bobby Carroll and Sean Carroll; sisters Beckie Saxon and Linda Mitchell; and sister-in-law Diane Nicholson. 
A service celebrating her life will be held Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 4 p.m. at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville.  Pastor Doug Burrell and Pastor Joe Harrington will present the spiritual message and prayer.  The burial will follow at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville.  The family will receive friends Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
 Carl J. Mowell & Son, Fayetteville-www.mowellfuneralhome.com
 
John D. Ferrell
John D. Ferrell, 77, of Fayetteville, Georgia, but a native of Hapeville, passed away April 4, 2014. He was a Batallion Chief for the City of Atlanta Fire Department.  He served his country in the U.S. Army doing Military Intelligence. He was an avid sports fan who loved his Atlanta Braves, Falcons, and the Georgia Bulldogs. In his spare time he enjoyed cultivating flowers and plants, golfing and fishing.
Mr. Ferrell was preceded in death by his wife Barbara (Head) Ferrell; his mother Dorothy Dye Nunn; brother William E. (Bill) Nunn and step-father John Paul (Peavy) Nunn. He is survived by his children Tracey Ferrell of Nashville, Dale Ferrell  (Catherine Crosslin) of Newnan, Paul Ferrell (Stacey Nestor) of  Macon,  Kellie Stapleton (Leroy) of Rex; grandsons Turner Stapleton, Caymin Crosslin; cousins Diane Kirkland Williamson, Nick Kirkland, Kim Kirkland Kinsey, and Jan Kirkland Cochran.
A funeral service was held April 8, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Burial was at Forest Hills Cemetery.
Carl J. Mowell and Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville- www.mowellfuneralhome.com
 
Reverend Dr. Charles Logan
The Reverend Dr. Charles Logan Landrum, Jr., 84, retired Presbyterian (PCUSA) minister, died April 4, 2014. He was born March 5, 1930 in Kenly, North Carolina, son of The Reverend Dr. Charles Logan and Marguerite B. Landrum.
He spent most of his youth in Macon, Georgia, but graduated from Newberry High School in Newberry, SC where he lived while his father served as a Navy Chaplain. He earned the bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Rhodes College. In 1954, he received the Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary in Virginia where he also earned the Master of Theology and Doctor of Ministries degrees. He earned the Master of Arts degree in counseling in 1957 from the University of Southern Mississippi while in his first pastorate.
On July 20, 1955, he married Virginia Ruth Vann of Citronelle, Alabama.
He served in pastorates for 43 years before retirement to Peachtree City, GA, in 1996. His pastorates were in Citronelle, AL; Dothan, AL; Atlanta, GA; Suffolk, VA; and in the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church in Elkins, WV, where he served 24 years.
He was a member of Atlanta Presbytery and a devoted member of the Peachtree City Rotary Club where he served as President 2005-2006. He particularly enjoyed being with friends and family and playing golf and bridge.
In addition to his wife, Virginia, surviving are one daughter, Ruth (Alan) Soper of Fayetteville, NC; one son, David Anderson Landrum of Mont Vernon, NH; three grandchildren, Madeleine M. Landrum, Charles Logan Landrum IV, and Wade Anderson Landrum of Mont Vernon, NH; one sister, Gayle (James) Booth of Coldspring, TX, and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one son, Charles Logan Landrum, III, his parents, and two sisters, Louise Brown and Rita Landrum.
A memorial service was held at First Presbyterian Church of Peachtree City on April 6. Graveside services will be conducted at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Charles Logan Landrum, III Memorial Fund at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church, Elkins, WV, 26241, or to First Presbyterian Church of Peachtree City, 206 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City, GA 30269.
Carl J. Mowell and Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City- www.mowellfuneralhome.com
 
Bernice Jeanette Baker
Bernice Jeanette Baker, 82, of Fayetteville passed away April 5, 2014. Mrs. Baker was raised in Cobb County and later moved to Forest Park to raise her family, she later moved to Fayetteville in 1998.  She was a faithful member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.
Survivors include son and daughter in law Dennis & Twila Baker; daughter Miriam Baker; grandchildren Mitchell and Allison Baker; brothers Homer E. Marshall JR. and Dillard Marshall; sister Carolyn Still; also nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church with The Reverend Doctor Justin P. Kollmeyer officiating.  The interment will be at 3:15 p.m., Thursday at Sherwood Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends Wednesday 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Alzheimers Association at www.alzfdn.org.
Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel www.mowellfuneralhome.com  

 

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