Leon Arthur Skeete, 59, of Fayetteville, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2015. He is survived by his beloved wife, Valerie Skeete; his daughters, Tiffany (Justin Brown) and Khristina Skeete of Fayetteville; and his grandchildren Justin Brown, Jr., and Johnathan Brown. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, April 6, 2015 at New Hope Baptist Church, Fayetteville, GA, with Pastor Mel Turner officiating. He will lie in state at the church from 10:00-11:00 A.M. prior to the service. Interment will follow the service at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to PKD Foundation www.pkdfoundation.org, or the Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
March 31, 2015
March 30, 2015
March 29, 2015
Mrs. Betty B. Neal Weed, of Fayetteville, died March 28, 2015. Leaving to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 58 years Fred H. Weed; daughters Vicky W. (Lynn) Cox, of Fayetteville, Cathy W. (Kenneth) Meeder, of Fayetteville; son Danny H. (Lisa) Weed, of Newnan; six grandchildren: Matthew (Cassondra) Cox, Roger (Randahl) Cox, Daniel Weed, Brandon Weed, Kyndall Weed, and Jacob Meeder; three Great-grandchildren Keegan, Cody and Baby Cox (due in April); sister Joan (Jack) Puckett; brothers Dean Neal and Roy (Anita) Neal, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A Funeral service for Mrs. Weed will be held Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 6:00 PM in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Pastor Brandon Daniel will officiate. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00 to 6:00 prior to the service. A private burial will be held for the family.
Carl J Mowell & Son, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com
March 28, 2015
Donald Brett Davis, 49, of Fayetteville, passed away on March 27, 2015. Brett graduated from Fayette County High School in 1983 where he played football and baseball. He was also an avid outdoorsman. He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Davis. He is survived by his sons: D. J. Davis and Max Davis; his daughters, Shelby Davis and Maranda Davis; his granddaughter, Naia Scott; his mother, Harriett Parham; his brother, Bart and Denise Davis; his niece, Blane Davis; his nephews, Garrett Davis and Cody Davis; and many dedicated friends whom he cherished.
The funeral service will be at 2:00 P.M. on April 1, 2015, at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville Chapel, with Rev. Jim Hanna officiating. Interment will be immediately following the service at Fayetteville City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 P.M. prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Inman United Methodist Church, 151 Hills Bridge Road, Fayetteville, GA 30215, https://www.inmanmethodist.org.
March 27, 2015
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March 26, 2015
Cheryl Marcia Jackson was born November 19, 1957 to Winston and Semiola Harrison Jackson in Los Angeles, California. She completed her earthly mission and entered eternal life on March 21, 2015 in Fayetteville, Georgia.
Cheryl expressed her belief in Christ as an early age and was affiliated with McCarty Memorial Christian Church in Los Angeles.
Cheryl attended Wilshire Crest Elementary School, John Burroughs Junior High School and Los Angeles High School. Subsequently, she matriculated at Tuskegee Institute (University) where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.
Cheryl enjoyed a successful career as a Nurse at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs in Los Angeles. She was dedicated to her job and treated her clients with dignity, love and special care.
Cheryl loved life, her family and people. She was a loyal friend and was fun to be with. She enjoyed playing tennis, cards and was an enthusiastic fan of most sports.
After an early retirement, she moved to Fayetteville, Georgia to be near her family. She became a friend to many. She was a loving, caring and thoughtful person. Everyone she knew received a beautiful birthday card from her each year.
Cheryl was preceded in death by her beloved Mother, Semiola Barnes and her dog, Mickey. She leaves to cherish fond memories her father, Winston Chambliss (BeeBee); stepfather, Allen Barnes; two aunts, Thelma Harrison of Fayetteville, GA, and Sadie Brown of Newnan, GA; two uncles, Major Harrison (Elaine) of Cleveland, Ohio; James B. Harrison of Tuskegee, AL; many cousins, dear friends, and a special friend, Zanthia Maddox-Tidwell.
The funeral services for Cheryl will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville Chapel. Interment will be at Westminster Memorial Gardens in Peachtree City, GA following the service. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 A.M. prior to the service.
Helen Duke Woods, 90, of Fayetteville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Lamar Willard Woods; her parents, Alonza Bryan and Velma Duke. She is survived by her son Bryan (Susan) Woods of Fayetteville; her grandsons, Jason and Evan Woods of Auburn, Alabama; her sister, Grace Henderson of Raleigh, North Carolina; nieces Gail (Bob) Werstlein of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Denise Hunt of Lynchburg, Virginia; and nephew, Gaines (Jeannie) Nichols of Chickamauga, Georgia. A special thank you to her loving caregivers: Penny Hope, Cindy O’Neal, and Mary Banks.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at Christ’s Church at Whitewater, Fayetteville, Georgia. The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 4, 2015, from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. prior to the service. Pastor Stephen Carpenter will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ’s Church at Whitewater.
Jeanne Marie Andrews, 72, of Palmetto, passed away March 25, 2015.
She is survived by her mother Naomi Hahn and brother Jesse Wilson of Norfolk, VA; children Susan and Jim Frenn of Sharpsburg, Janne and Lance Brosovich of Woodstock, Kim, Larry, Tomi and Ronda; 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Andrews was cremated. There were no local services.
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City – www.mowellfuneralhome.com
Willadean Ora Lamb, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Bill E. Lamb; her son, Scott Lamb; her daughter, Sabrina Lamb; and her grandchildren, Tristan Tarpey, Michaela Tarpey, and Brianna Tarpey. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at McDonough Christian Church, 2000 Jonesboro Road, McDonough, GA, with Reverend Paul Leslie officiating. Mrs. Lamb will lie in state at the church beginning at 10:00 A.M. prior to the service. The family will receive friends on Friday, March 27, 2015 from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville, GA. The interment will be held at Corning Cemetery in Corning, Arkansas at a later date.
March 25, 2015
Frieda C. Salvatore, 88, of Peachtree City, formerly of Baldwin, New York, passed away March 22, 2015.
Frieda is survived by her 1 daughter Elissa (Douglas) Harvey, 4 sons Paul (Kim) Salvatore, John (Jon) Salvatore, Dr. William (Tina) Salvatore, and Thomas (Anne) Salvatore, and grandchildren Laura (Harvey) Davis and husband Tyler, Andrea Harvey, Diana, Nicolas, and Daniel Salvatore, Thomas and Brianna Salvatore, and Nicholas, Olivia, and Katherine Salvatore. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph J. Salvatore, brother Manfred Wegmann, and sister Elisabeth Skinner. Frieda brought joy and hope to all who knew her.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, March 27, 2015 at 2:30PM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City. Burial will follow at Westminster Memorial Gardens in Peachtree City. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 1:00PM – 3:00PM and 5:00PM – 7:00PM at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Peachtree City.
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City – www.mowellfuneralhome.com.