Mowell Funeral Home Obit Entry

February 6, 2016

Katherine Polk Creel

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Katherine Polk Creel, 93, of Fayetteville departed this life February 6, 2016, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 3:00 PM, McDonough Road Baptist Church, Fayetteville, GA, with Dr. David Chancey and Dr. J.W. Wallis officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. A private family interment will follow the service.
Lady Katherine Polk was born on October 19, 1922 in Vidalia, GA to Ima Dennis Polk and Grover Cleveland Polk. She grew up in Vidalia, Monticello and Atlanta, GA. Katherine was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Polk Marco (James) and four of her brothers, Earl Franklin Polk (Ethel), James Cleveland Polk (Billie), Joseph Seals Polk (Jackie), and Grover Carl Polk (Charlotte). Her youngest brother George Woodruff Polk (Ouida) survives her. In addition to her roles as a loving wife and mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother, she managed the family business for many years and later in life became a successful lumber broker. She was widely admired for her lively intelligence, quick wit, creativity, culinary skills and generosity. Family, friends, neighbors, acquaintances and sometimes even strangers were always welcome at her dining table.
Katherine married Theron Alton Creel, Sr. on March 28, 1942. Her devoted husband Theron died on March 3, 2003 just days shy of their fifty-ninth wedding anniversary. She is survived by her two sons and their wives, Theron Alton Creel, Jr. (Jan) and Steven Douglas Creel (Susan); and one daughter and her husband, Susan Creel Lawhorne (Tommy). Additional survivors include six grandchildren and their spouses: Cathy Creel, Cay Daniel, Randall Mealor (Lara), Gervaise Gerstner-Petersen (Gary), Thomas Lawhorne III (Claire), and Elle Creel; nine great-grandchildren and their spouses, Candy Feenan (Jason), Cooper Creel, Catherine Daniel, Christopher Daniel, Grace Gerstner, Olivia Gerstner, Everleigh Mealor, Thomas Lawhorne IV, and Julia Lawhorne; and one great-great-granddaughter, Emma Feenan. Survivors also include two step-grandchildren, Margaux Petersen and Meyer Petersen, numerous nieces and nephews, and devoted friend, Emory Holbrook.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial donation to McDonough Road Baptist Church, 352 McDonough Road, Fayetteville, GA 30214.

Dolores Theresa Coholich

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Dolores Theresa Coholich, of Newnan, GA. passed away on February 5th, 2016, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. Dolores was born in Sharpsburg, PA, on March 23, 1929 to Fred and Anna Linder and was one of three children. She married her husband, Bernard W. Coholich on July 5, 1952 and had seven children. Dolores is survived by her loving husband of 63 years and her children, Bernard G. Coholich (Diane), Brian Coholich (Jody Stacy), David Coholich (Karen), Denise Coholich Roth (Paul), Barbara Walker (Wayne), Lorrie Caporini (Steve), and Beverly Woody (Kevin). She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren (with three more expected soon.) She was a devoted wife, loving and dedicated mother, and a much-loved grandmother who showered her grandchildren and great-children with unending love. Dolores is also survived by her brother, Fred Linder (Phoenix, AZ). She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Gertrude Lang, and granddaughter Michelle McElroy. She was a member of Saint Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Newnan, GA. Dolores was immensely comforted by the unwavering assurance that God was ultimately in complete control of everything and that her Savior, along with her husband, held her hand as she journeyed through the valley of the shadow of death. A Celebration of life will be held 11:00 AM, Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Saint Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Newnan, GA with Father Terry Crone officiating. The family will receive friends Monday, 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Southern Grace Hospice,, or Alzheimer’s Association,, in her name.

Billy Jones Cash

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Billy Jones Cash passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at his home in Canton, Georgia on February 5, 2015 at the age of 74 following a long battle with cancer.
Billy was born June 29, 1941 in Irwinville, Georgia to the late Ernest T. Cash, Sr. and Naomi Leah (Jones) Cash. Billy served honorably in the U.S. Navy. They moved back to his home community in Sycamore to raise their family and farm. Billy loved farming and living in the community where his family had resided for many generations. In later years, he moved to Stockbridge, then retired in Canton near his daughter and her family. In those years he enjoyed cooking, having company to cook for and spending time with family and dear friends, both old and new. He never lost his love for his hometown and enjoyed visiting there until he recently became very ill.
Billy is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Jerome Cash and Ernest T. Cash, Jr. and sister Betty Cash Floyd. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Dorothy Virginia (Cates) Cash on Canton; son Tim (Teryl) Cash of Kansas City; daughter Leah (Steve) Nolan; granddaughters SaraBeth and Mary Nolan, all of Canton; daughter Lynn Cash of Atlanta; sister Joyce Cash Kimbrell of Jasper, and brothers-in-laws, sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces.
The funeral service will be held on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville Chapel. Steve Nolan, son-in-law, will officiate, with Patty Kimbrell, niece, and Chuck Watkins, beloved friend, participating. Burial will immediately follow funeral service at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends on February 7, 2016 from 12:00 to 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Pallbearers are nephews David Kimbrell, Tommy Mathis, Charles McKennon and Mike Kluttz, and dear friends Chuck Watkins, Randy Kendrick, Keith Story and Mike Walters. Honorary Pallbearers are life-long friends, W.C. Kendrick, Billy Lewis, Ray Lloyd, Clinton Powers, James Roy Story and B.C. Wilson. Per Billy’s request, the family is hosting a gathering and dinner for all attending at the Holiday Inn Express, 140 East Lanier Avenue, Fayetteville immediately following the burial.

Katherine Creel

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February 5, 2016

Paul Horace Carter, Jr.

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Paul Horace Carter, Jr., 80, of Fayetteville passed away on February 4, 2016. He was born on March 29, 1935 to Catherine and Paul Carter, Sr. in Scottdale, GA. He was preceded in death by his parents and survived by his wife, Elaine Carter; his daughters, Cindy Scurry and Sandee Carroll; five grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. No local services are planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bethel Baptist Church, Jonesboro, GA.

February 4, 2016

LeRoy Curtis Trepanier

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LeRoy Curtis Trepanier, 82, of Fayetteville, GA, passed away February 2, 2016.
LeRoy is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dorothey (Tootie); son Kurt (Mimi) Trepanier of Orlando, FL; daughter Kim (Gabriel) de Dianous of Fayetteville, GA; sisters Carol Mehula of Waukegan, IL and Shirley Trepanier of Gurnee, IL; close friend June Gillikin of Gurnee, IL; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Lee spent 4 years in the Air Force and 28 years as an Air Traffic Controller with FAA, retiring from Orlando International Airport in 1988. He was an avid University of Florida Gator fan and member of the Gator Boosters. Born in Waukegan, IL, he was a life-long fan of the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, and Chicago Blackhawks.
Lee was a kind, honest and good man. He was a loved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He will be missed.
No services are planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in LeRoy’s memory to your local ASPCA chapter,, or the Michael J. Fox Foundation,

February 3, 2016

Carrie Louise Kent

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Carrie Louise Kent, 86, of Acworth passed away on February 2, 2016. She was born on July 30, 1929 to Bon and Montiene Stalcup. She was a master seamstress, enjoyed crocheting, knitting and quilting. She was a wonderful wife and mother. Louise loved her church and served as a leader, including Secretary to the Pastor and Daycare Director. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and one brother. She is survived by her son, David Kent (Jennifer) of Brooks, GA; her brother, John Ray Stalcup (Helen) of Statesboro; her sisters, Martha Jo Newman (Billy) of Statesboro and Mary Francis Harville (Joseph) of Stilson; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Lithia Springs First Baptist Church, with Rev. Eric Walsh, Rev. Barry Thompson and Rev. Marion Beavers officiating. Burial will immediately follow the service at Sunrise Memorial Gardens, 3721 Bankhead Highway, Douglasville, GA. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM on Friday, February 5, 2016 at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville.

February 2, 2016

Robert Talley

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Robert Earl Talley, 62, of Fayetteville, passed away February 2, 2016.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents Earl and Marjorie Talley. He is survived by his wife Melinda; sons Adam (Deahl) Wilson, Nathan (Kati) Wilson, and Steven (Meghan) Wilson; daughters Shannon Wilson and Kristen (Brant) Harrison; six grandchildren; brother Jeff (Sandy) Talley; sister Elaine (David) Taylor; seven nieces and nephews; and uncles Jack Talley and James Gibbs.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 5, 2016, at 1:00PM, at the Church of Latter Day Saints, Redwine Road, Fayetteville, with Bishop Waldorf and Jody Jennings officiating. Burial will follow at Hopeful Church Cemetery, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends Friday, February 5, 2016, from 5:00-7:00PM at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Donations may be sent to the ALS Foundation,
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Cornelious “Hugh” Jackson

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Cornelious Hulett “Hugh” Jackson, 91, of Fayetteville passed away February 1, 2016. He served in the US Army, in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater during World War II.
Hugh was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Juanita “Nita” Jackson. He is survived by his sons Carl (Barbara) Jackson, Marcus (Vanessa) Jackson, and Jerry (Janet) Johnson, granddaughters Toni (Troy) Martin, Lisa (Cory) Thomas, and Jessica (Garrett) Norris, great-grandson Tanner Martin, and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, February 4, 2016, at 3:00PM, at Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 3, 2016, from 6:00-8:00PM, at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project,

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February 1, 2016

Helen Frances Hart

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Helen Hart, 90, of Peachtree City passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, on January 29, 2016. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on September 3, 1925. Helen is preceded in death by her adored husband, Raymond John Hart. She is survived by her four children, Joanne Renner and husband Ed of Dallas, TX; Nancy Hart of Peachtree City; James Hart and wife Theresa of Grapevine, TX; Kerry Petroccione and husband Lucio of Peachtree City; and her six grandchildren: Anthony Hart, Kim Hart, Alex Hart, Nicole Hart, Kevin Petroccione, and Thomas Petroccione. Helen met her husband Raymond when they both worked for Pan American Airlines. She traveled the globe with him, and had a wonderful, happy life. Helen loved living in her Peachtree City community for the past twenty-three years, and enjoyed being a part of its activities as a member of The Gathering Place, Charlotte’s Club, The Red Hatters, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, and a bunco group. She was an excellent dancer, and could cut a mean rug well into her advanced years. Everyone who met Helen remarked on her sweetness. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 11:00 in the morning at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City, GA. A reception will follow at Loreto Hall adjacent to the church. Interment will take place the following day at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery in Seale, Alabama, where Helen will be laid to rest with her cherished husband. The family wishes to thank Hospice Advantage for their tender, loving care. Arrangements under the direction of Carl J Mowell & Son Funeral Home in Peachtree

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