Mowell Funeral Home Obit Entry

September 27, 2016

William Howard Martin

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William Howard Martin, 84, of Hampton passed away on September 27, 2016.  He was born on August 21, 1932 in LaGrange, GA.  He retired from Colonial Baking Company.  He was a Mason for over 50 years with dual membership of Forest Park Lodge and Davidson Lodge in Woolsey.  He was preceded in death by his son, Phillip David Martin.  Howard is survived by his wife of 62 years, Katherine Geraldine Martin; his daughter, Wanda Cutini (Jan); his son, Steven Martin (Suzanne); his grandchildren, Ashley Cutini and Brandy Herrmann (Nick); his great-grandchildren, Everleigh and Emery; his brother, Warren Martin; and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville.  Burial will immediately follow the service at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens in Forest Park, GA.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-7:00 PM on Thursday, September 29, 2016.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to The Masonic Children’s Home of Georgia in Macon, http://www.masonichomeofgeorgia.com/Endowment/.

Linda Irene Loggins

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Linda Irene Loggins, 65, of Griffin, passed away September 26, 2016. Linda is survived by her husband Frank; children Brandy (Brandie) Loggins and their children Breanna and Brantley, Wade (Adrienne) Loggins and their children Addison and Harrison; sister Mary Ann Nesbitt; brothers Tommy and Dean Griffin; sister-in-law Elaine Griffin; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held Saturday, October 1, 2016, at 12:00PM at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Rev. Jason Lyle officiating. Burial will follow at Whitewater Baptist Cemetery, Brooks. The family will receive friends from 11:00AM-12:00PM prior to the service at the funeral home.

September 24, 2016

Charles Woodrow Johnson

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Charles Woodrow Johnson, 85, of Fayetteville, passed away September 24, 2016. Charles was a member of Woolsey Baptist Church, was a bus driver for 10 years for the Fayette County Schools, and loved his farm and his church. Charles is preceded in death by his wife Elaine and parents Jesse & Stella Johnson. He is survived by his son Doug (Karen) Johnson; grandson Jacob (Stephanie) Johnson; granddaughters Hollis M. (William) Taylor and Kellis J. (Sean) Boland; five great-grandchildren; brother Sammy (Elaine) Johnson; and sister Carrie Lou (Dub) Summerall. A funeral service will take place Monday, September 26, 2016, at 2:00PM, at Woolsey Baptist Church, Fayetteville, with Rev. Chuck Chambers officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00PM prior to the service at the church. A private family burial will take place at Brooks Memorial Park, Brooks. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donation to Autumn Village, 753 Covington Street, Jackson, GA 30233. The ladies there went above and beyond giving exceptional care to both Memaw and Pawpaw.

September 23, 2016

John Adrew DeVault

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John Andrew DeVault , 96 passed away in Woodstock, on Wednesday,  September 22, 2016 .  He is preceded in death by his wife Bobbie C. DeVault and daughter Margaret Elaine DeVault.

John is survived by his children Walter G and Sandra DeVault   of Woodstock, John A. III and Sue DeVault of Jacksonville Florida, six grandsons, one granddaughter, six great granddaughters and one great grandson.

A Graveside service will be held at Westminster Memorial Gardens, 2090 Ga Hwy 54 Peachtree City Georgia, 30269 Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 3:00. The Reverend Kenneth Brown to officiate. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.   www.alzfdn.org

Ernest Reicker Maxwell

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Ernest Reicker Maxwell, 74, of Peachtree City, GA, died at home, surrounded by family members, on September 20, 2016, after a courageous four-month battle with pancreatic cancer.

 

Ernie was born in Philadelphia, PA, on July 17, 1942, to Catherine and Ernest Maxwell. He graduated from Central Bucks High School in Doylestown, PA, in 1960, and Westchester University in Westchester, PA, in 1964, with a degree in Music. He was a pilot in the United States Air Force from 1964 to 1970, and did a tour of duty in Vietnam. Upon his honorable discharge from the Air Force, he became a pilot for Delta Airlines, retiring as Captain after 33 years of service. He was an accomplished musician, and over the past 20 years,  played trombone in churches and other venues throughout Georgia. Ernie was a phenomenal husband, father, and friend. He was a life-long learner who loved the challenges of building houses, riding motorcycles, and being on the open water.

 

He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Maxwell; and his maternal and paternal grandparents. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Kristi McKinney Maxwell; his daughter, Amanda Maxwell of Newnan, GA; his sons, Ryan Maxwell of Peachtree City, GA, and Matthew (Kristi) Maxwell of Newnan, GA; his mother, Catherine Maxwell, of Lansdale, PA; his sister, Jane (Jay) Daveler of Lansdale, PA; his mother-in-law, Jocelyn McKinney, of Peachtree City, GA; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

 

Visitation will be held at Mowell Funeral Home, Peachtree City, from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, with funeral services to be held at First Presbyterian Church, Peachtree City, at 2 p.m. on Monday, September 26. Interment will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City, GA.

 

In honor of Ernie’s love of music and years of dedication to excellence in worship music at First Presbyterian Church, Peachtree City, the family asks that memorial contributions be sent to the Music Fund, First Presbyterian Church, 206 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City, GA, 30269, or to The Summit Presbyterian Church, 1373 Hwy. 92S, Fayetteville, GA, 30215.

 

September 22, 2016

Jose R Bonilla

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José Raul Bonilla, age 65, died of complications of cancer on September 22, 2016, in his home of 20 years in Fayetteville, Georgia.

José Raul Bonilla is survived by his wife Irma Bonilla, of Fayetteville, GA; his children Leslie Lane Bonilla, of NY, Jaimie Lane Bonilla, of PA, Christopher Raymond Bonilla Jr., of GA, José Raul Bonilla Jr., of GA, Jenny Lane Bonilla, of GA, and Cristian Ray Bonilla, of GA; his sister Norma Iris Olivo, of Puerto Rico, and his mother Carmen Ana Bonilla, of Puerto Rico. He is preceded in death by his father Christopher Raymond.

José Raul Bonilla was born on September 25, 1950 in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico to Carmen Olivo and Christopher Olivo. He graduated from Long Island University in October 1974 with a degree of Bachelor of Science. He then graduated from Long Island University with a degree of Master of Business Administration in 1974. He moved to Fayetteville, Georgia with his family and accepted a position as a Corporate Auditor at Delta Airlines in Atlanta, Georgia where he worked until retirement.

José Raul Bonilla was a great, hard-working family man and a loving father. He married Irma Bonilla on November 16, 1988 in Colombia with their family and the couple had four children together. He also has two daughters from a previous marriage.

José Raul Bonilla was a devoted husband, father, and religious man who was deeply involved in his children’s lives and education for the majority of his life. He enjoyed traveling the world with his family, deep sea fishing, and devoting his life to his family. His family and friends will always remember him as a loving and hardworking person.

A visitation and viewing is scheduled for 5:00- 7:00 PM on Monday, September 26, 2016, at Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with a Catholic mass the following day at Holy Trinity Catholic Church beginning at 11:00 AM, with Father Rico officiating. All are welcome to attend and celebrate José Raul Bonilla’s life. The family would like to thank family and friends for their support during this time.

September 21, 2016

Mildred Elizabeth Whitlock

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Mrs. Mildred Elizabeth Whitlock, 84, of Peachtree City, died on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband Floyd Whitlock and granddaughter Autumn Cavender. Mildred is survived by her children: Gene Whitlock of Tyrone, Bobby and Becky French of Pike County, Eddie and Kim Whitlock of Sharpsburg, Vickie and Steve Matlaga of Newnan, Kenny Whitlock of Peachtree City, and Todd Whitlock of Peachtree City; ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren; sister Evelyn Duke of Fayetteville; brother Dean Pope of Fayetteville, and Donald and Jackie Pope of Fayetteville; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held Friday, September 23, 2016, at 2:00PM, at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Fayetteville, with remains placed in state at 1:00PM. Burial will follow at Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 6:00-8:00PM at Carl J Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville. www.mowellfuneralhome.com

Paul Raymond Murphy

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Paul Raymond Murphy, 78, of Fayetteville, passed away on September 19, 2016 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  He was born in Columbus, Indiana on November 17, 1937 to Clarence and Floa Murphy.  He proudly served his country in the United States Marines.  A former Captain, he flew for Eastern Airlines for 25 years.  He was a hunter, loved playing golf and worked with the Georgia Division of the PGA.  He was also involved with Fayetteville First Baptist Church.  Paul was preceded in death by his parents, and survived by his wife, Peggy Murphy; his daughter, Sarah Murphy of Salt Lake City, UT; two sisters; one nephew, two nieces and several great nieces and nephews.  The funeral service will be at 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Fayetteville First Baptist Church, Overton Chapel, with Rev. Jim Thomas, Rev. Glen Stringham, and Rev. Jack Miller officiating.  Interment will immediately follow the service at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville.  The family will receive friends at the church from 1:00-2:00 PM prior to the funeral.  Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com

Charles Edmond Carley

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Charles Edmond Carley, 82, of Riverdale, passed away on September 20, 2016. Charles was preceded in death by his parents James & Christine Carley; grandsons Tony Carley and Paul Bolia; and brothers Dale and Wayne Carley. He is survived by his son Mike (Teresa) Carley, daughters Patricia (Ken) Elliott and Deborah (Donny) Finch; grandsons Jeremy (Jennifer) Carley, Manuel (Chelsea) Carley, and Peter (Jaclyn) Bolia; granddaughter Brittany (Jeremy) Mosteller; and daughter-in-law Dana Carley-Anderson. A funeral service will take place Monday, September 26, 2016, at 11:00AM in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, with Rev. J.W. Wallis officiating. Burial will follow at Westminster Memorial Gardens, Peachtree City. The family will receive friends Monday from 10:00-11:00AM prior to the service at the funeral home.

Captain Ray Buck, Jr

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Captain Ray M. Buck, Jr., was born November 26, 1933, in Wilmington, NC to parents Ray & Laurita Buck. After attending New Hannover High School, Ray graduated from Clemson A&M (now Clemson University), with a commission in the US Air Force. He later returned to the family farm, but flying remained his passion. In 1965, Ray began flying for Southern Airways, which later became Republic and then Northwest. Aside from family, nothing brought Ray more joy than sharing his love of flying. Whether it was taking kids on their first plane ride with the Young Eagles, instructing a pilot in training, or flying a commercial airliner, Ray was always ready. Not just a pilot, Ray was also an Elder of the Fayette Presbyterian Church, where he taught Sunday School and Bible class, as well as a boy scout and cub scout leader, and an active member in 2 chapters of EAA. Ray is survived by his wife of 61 years, Norma; his children Lynn and Ray; his grandchildren Mitch, Ryan, Sarah, Laura, Hannah and Jessee; and great-grandchildren, Carson, Preston, and Caitlin. A Memorial Service will be held Monday, September 26, 2016, at 2:00PM, at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, with Rev. John Westlund and Rev. Alex Moses officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00PM at the funeral home prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Salvation Army, www.salvationarmy.org.

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