Chad Alan Buckhalt, 41, of Palmetto, passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016.
He is survived by his parents, William Deral & Shirley Buckhalt of Westminster, SC (formerly of Fayetteville); brother, Brandon (Lisa) Buckhalt of Canton, MI; sister, Amanda (Jonathan) Anderson of Westminster, SC; nephews, Finn and Evan; nieces, Ava and Elise; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Chad attended Southern Tech University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering technology. He was employed by Yamaha in Newnan as a product testing engineer for more than 18 years. He worked with a variety of recreational vehicles with a focus on golf carts
Chad was an avid golfer and was able to break par on several courses in the Canongate system, despite never having received lessons. As a child he had an interest in building and flying RC model airplanes including sailplanes. This interest carried over into adulthood where he began flying RC model helicopters
The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 11, from 3:00 until 5:00 pm at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to the American Heart Association. (www.heart.org/)
Carl J Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville-www.mowellfuneralhome.com
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Linda P. Cook, 66, of Fayetteville, passed away December 2, 2016. Linda was preceded in death by her brother, David Pennington, and parents, C.B. and Virginia Pennington. She is survived by her sons, Andrew Cook, Kevin (Tobie) Cook, and Russell (Dawn) Cook; brothers, Al (Edna) Pennington, Bill (Connie) Pennington, and John (Jerrie) Pennington; sisters, Ginger (Carl) Peterson and Norma (Jimmy) Gant; sister-in-law, Lenny Pennington; four grandchildren; and twenty nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held Friday, December 9, 2016, at 11:00 AM, at Eastlawn Cemetery, McDonough. The family will receive friends, Thursday, December 8, 2016, from 4:00 – 6:00 PM, at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to The Real Life Center, www.reallifecenter.org.
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JoAnn Seabolt, 73, of Fayetteville, passed away November 30, 2016. She loved to hunt and fish with her husband, as well as play Texas Hold ‘Em. JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents, Charles & Emmroy Williams, and two daughters, Michelle Camper and Tammy Deeds. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Jerry; son, Chuck (Melody) Humphrey; daughter, Angela (Gabriel) Bowers; sisters, Shirley Poe and Laura Mae Beaushant; grandchildren, Mark Humphrey, Jennifer Calhoun, Kayla Bowers, and Erica Bowers; and great-grandson, Eli Calhoun. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at 5:00PM, at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 5:00 PM prior to the service at the funeral home. The family is requesting potted plants only for those who are desiring to send flowers.
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Thomas Randall Ramsden (Randy), 49, passed away on November 28, 2016 at Southwest Christian Care. He was born on July 20, 1967 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Ramsden. He is survived by his mother, Gayle Harbin; step-father, Gary Winters; step-father, Allen W. Harbin; and his brother, Chris Harbin.
The funeral service for Randy will be at 4:00 PM on Friday, December 2, 2016 in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Randy’s memory to The Bridge Community City, 225 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City, GA 30296, or online at http://thebridge-cc.org/.
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Stella Cooper Mitchell, 74, passed away on November 28, 2016. She was born on March 15, 1942 in Woodbury, TN to Walter and Frenchie Cooper. Stella loved to travel. She also wrote three books and taught art at Fayette County Junior High School for over 25 years. She was also a member of Inman United Methodist Church. Whenever she could, Stella loved to wear one of her finest hats. To honor her, please feel free to wear your “Sunday Hat” in her memory.
Stella was preceded in death by her husband, James Mitchell, and is survived by her daughter, Christy and Danny Nolan; her grandchildren, Alex Nicole Nolan and Mitchell Lee Nolan; and her sister, Nathalie Gannon of Woodbury, TN.
The funeral service for Stella will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville Chapel, with Mrs. Joanie Ballard officiating. Burial will follow the service at Inman Methodist Church Cemetery, Fayetteville, GA. The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 PM prior to the service.
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Cheryl Diane Roberts, 65, passed away on November 27, 2016 in Newnan, Georgia. She was born on June 9, 1951 to Delmas and Myrtle Bass.
Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Glen Roberts, Sr. of Senoia; her daughter, Tammy Reece; her sons, Glen Roberts, Jr. and Jason Roberts (Crystal); her grandchildren, Cadence Reece, Brittany Roberts, Desirae Roberts, Jeremi Roberts, Chasyn Roberts, Chloe Roberts, her great-grandchildren, Evan and Nicole Roberts; her brothers, Tommy Bass and Danny Bass; her sisters, Bertie Guinn (Bill) and Sherry Chandler; and many other family members.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville Chapel, with Rev. Chris McElmurray officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday evening, November 29, 2016 at the funeral home.
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Michael Roy Trantum, 73 of Peachtree City, passed away on November 25, 2016. He was born in Jamestown New York on May 1, 1943 to the late Burdette and Mary Trantum. He proudly served and retired from the United States Air Force after 21 years. He then went to work for Coca Cola and retired from there. Michael was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend to many. He was a part of Fayette Hospital Auxiliary Volunteer group. He was an Exalted Ruler at the Elks Lodge in Union City. Michael was the Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council at 808 Holy Trinity Council.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Theresa Trantum; son, Patrick and Alisse Trantum; daughter, Michelle Trantum and Mike Martin; grandchildren, Mark, Shawn, Tony, Alexis and Paige; great grandchildren, Ivy and Bristol; daughter in-law, Jami and Scott Van Stratten; and many nieces and nephews. Michael is preceded in death by son, Todd Trantum
A celebration of life will take place on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City at 11.00 AM, with Monsignor Frank McNamee as celebrant. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 5-7 PM, with the Rosary at 7:00 PM at the funeral home. The family has requested in lieu of flowers to make donations to Holy Trinity Catholic Church or to Elks Aid More. http://elksaidmore.com
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Maria J. Velasquez 92, of Peachtree City passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016. She was born in Apurimac, Peru on January 16, 1924 to the late Faustino and Francisca Sanchez. Maria loved listening to music, especially the violin. She raised horses and alpacas. She was most comfortable riding horses and enjoying nature. Maria was a true animal lover. She continued her love of nature with her gardening.
Maria is survived by her sons, Javier G. Velasquez and Evelyn Martinez of Peachtree City, and Jose Antonio and Lourdes Principe of Virginia; daughters Nancy J. Velasquez of Peachtree City and Zulma V. Velasquez and Miguel A. Garcia of Peachtree City; sister, Canicia Sanchez-Herrera of Maryland. She is preceded in death by her husband Joaquin Velasquez Camargo.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 3:00 PM at the Chapel of Mowell & Son in Peachtree City. With Father Dairo Rico officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 6-8 PM. Burial will follow at Westminster Memorial Cemetery.
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Daniel “Dan” John Hinrichs, 86, of Senoia, passed away on November 28, 2016. He was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on June 29, 1930 to the late August and Marie Hinrichs. Mr. Hinrichs proudly served his country in the United States Air Force as a Lt. Colonel, and later became a corporate pilot for the Alaska Teamsters and Western Teamsters in Oregon. He was an active member of New Hope South Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Katherine S. Hinrichs; sons, Daniel Hinrichs and Kenneth (Elizabeth) Hinrichs; daughter, Caren Corcoran; step-daughter, Toni (Mark) Turner; brothers, Thomas (Marilyn) Hinrichs and Fred (Cindi) Hinrichs; twelve grandchildren, and sixteen great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, www.mowellfuneralhome.com.
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Jack W. Ford, 89, of Riverdale, passed away on November 25, 2016. He was born in Atlanta, GA on September 29, 1927 to Otis and Bertie Ford. Mr. Ford was a Veteran of WWII, proudly serving his country in the United States Marine Corps in China and Guam. He was employed by AT & T for 37 years and was an active member of McDonough Road Baptist Church in Fayetteville.
Mr. Ford was preceded in death by his parents; brother, William O. Ford, Jr.; sister, Martha Ellen Ford; one grandson and two great-grandsons. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie V. Ford of Riverdale; children, Linda (Roy) Smith of Douglasville, Nancy (Scott) Hobbs of McDonough, and Stan (Susan) Ford of Grantsville, Utah; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.
A funeral service will be held Monday, November 28, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Dr. David Chancey and Dr. David Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Westview Cemetery in Atlanta. The family will receive friends on Monday from 10:00-11:00 AM at the funeral home.
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, www.mowellfuneralhome.com.
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