Mowell Funeral Home Obit Entry

April 24, 2015

Mary Miller Kirk

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Mary Miller Kirk, 60, of Fayetteville passed away on April 23, 2015. Mrs. Kirk was a teacher at Spring Hill Elementary School in Fayetteville, GA. She was born in Marion, IL to Edward and Betty Miller. Mrs. Kirk is survived by her husband of 40 years, Terry Kirk; her sons, Zachary Scott Kirk (Corrie) and Joshua Ryan Kirk (Katy); her daughter, Mary Rebekah Sewall (Corey); four grandchildren, Reagan, Piper Grace, Asher and Hayes; her parents, Edward and Betty Miller; and her brother, Steven Miller (Joada).
Mrs. Kirk’s memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church, with Pastor Dennis Watson officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 1:30 to 3:30 PM prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Josh & Katy’s Adoption Fund,

Aaron Grech

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Aaron Thomas Grech, 25, passed away April, 22, 2014. Aaron is preceded in death by his brother, Michael Wesley Grech. He is survived by his parents Louis Grech of Fayetteville and Cindy Grech of Newnan; his brother Justin Grech of Fayetteville and grandmothers Claudette Wilson of Jonesboro and Mary Grech of Kernersville, NC.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 10:30 AM at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Jonesboro with Father John Koziol officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3:00 – 5:00PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked donation be made to St. Philip Benizi Endowment Fund or Crohn’s and Colitis of American (local chapter)
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, GA –

Bobby Walker Smith

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Bobby Walker Smith, 84, of Fayetteville, passed away on April 23, 2015.
A true athlete, Bob excelled in sports. A four-letter man, he played baseball, football, track and basketball at Brown High School. Upon graduation, he was hired by the Chicago Cubs minor league. After suffering an arm injury, he left the organization and returned to Atlanta and played for the Atlanta Crackers briefly at First Base. In 1954, he joined Delta Air Lines as a lead mechanic and found his true passion – golf. He perfected his sport and won many titles around the state and at various Atlanta Country Clubs, including Lakeside Country Club where he was course Champion many years. In 1957, 1963 and 1964, he was the Delta Men’s Open Champion. In 1964, he placed Second Low Amateur in the Atlanta Golf Association Open Championship. Truly his sport, he loved it! He joined the Atlanta Falcons’ organization as a player’s timekeeper in the late 60’s.
Bob retired from Delta Air Lines after 28 years and became associated with American Used Cars, Forest Park, GA.
He is predeceased in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Smith; sisters, Martha Smith Alley, Marie Smith Skinner Farrell, Virginia Smith Montgomery, Beatrice Smith Steward Milliken; and brothers, Julian H. Smith, Sanford E. Smith and William S. Smith. A native of Newborn, GA, Bob/Bobby Smith (nicknamed “Rabbi”) is survived by his sister, Frances S. Peacock, Fayetteville, GA and 22 nieces and nephews and their extended families.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville Chapel. The family will receive friends at 1:00 P.M. before the service. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice Advantage, 145 Howard Lane, Fayetteville, GA 30215 in memory of Bob Smith.

April 23, 2015

Mary Kirk

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Juanita Byrd Cox

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Juanita B. Cox of Peachtree City, Georgia, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at her residence at Ashley Glenn.
She was preceded in death by her parents Winston Grady Byrd and Alice Elizabeth Shelnutt, her husband T. Calvin Cox, and all of her siblings.
She is survived by her son Tommy Cox and wife Angie and daughter Julie Cox. Other survivors include her grandchildren Alan Cox and wife Jessica, Jenna Brown, Kristen Cox and Meagan Cox, along with 5 great grandchildren.
Juanita was a homemaker. She was an active member of Peachtree City First Baptist Church and the Friendship Sunday School Class. She loved God, her family and her politics. She was an avid reader. She was loved dearly and will be greatly missed. Until we see you again in heaven, enjoy being in the arms of our Savior.
A Memorial Service will be held Monday, April 27, 2015, at 2:00 PM, at First Baptist Church, Peachtree City, with Pastor Joey Rodgers and Pastor Art Fulks officiating.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City –

Richard Martin Gandy

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Richard Martin Gandy, 69, of Sharpsburg, passed away April 23, 2015.
Richard was preceded in death by his wife Lindsay Bann Gandy and his daughter Carla G. Smith. He is survived by his son-in-law Tim (Jenae) Smith of Peachtree City, granddaughter Kimberly Smith of Pensacola, FL, grandson Austin Smith of Peachtree City, and brother Phil (Jeanette) Gandy of Conyers.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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Gerald Robert “Jerry” Peltier

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Gerald R. “Jerry” Peltier, 63, of Peachtree City, passed away April 23, 2015.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 43 years, Nancy; daughters Amanda Peltier and Jacqueline (Rg) Lutz; son Jason (Shannon) Peltier; mother Delores Peltier; 6 grandchildren; 2 brothers and 2 sisters; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, April 25, 2015, at 11:00AM at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Peachtree City. The family will receive friends from 10:00AM-11:00AM prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation,

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City –

Marjorie “Margie” Bullard Hood

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Marjorie “Margie” (Opal) Bullard Hood, 91 years of age, was born September 20, 1923, to Oscar Clark Bullard and Annie Louise (Haynes) Bullard, and was raised in the Winfield Community, Appling, GA, in Columbia County. She met Charles Howard Hood in business school in Atlanta, and they were married April 2, 1942. They celebrated almost 60 years of marriage until his death on December 23, 2001. She had resided for the past five years with her brother and sister-in-law, John and Linda Bullard, Fayetteville.
Margie was also preceded in death in 2009 by her oldest son, Charles Howard Hood, Jr., of Myrtle Beach, SC. She is survived by his wife, Deanie (Sparks) Hood, and two granddaughters, Tonya Rene Hood and Lisa Michelle Hood, of Myrtle Beach, SC; her son, Dr. Daniel Clark Hood, of Knoxville, TN, and wife Claudia (Hines) Hood and two grandsons, Jason Daniel Hood, New York City, NY, and Timothy Clark Hood and wife Janet (Sewell) Hood, Knoxville, TN. She has three great-grandchildren: Timothy Isaac Hood, Leila Caroline Cydney Hood, and Annaliese Joelle Hood.
Margie was the oldest of six siblings and was preceded in death by a brother, Winston Oscar Bullard, of Newnan, and two sisters, Emma Jean (Bullard) Crawford and Georgia Ruth (Bullard) Gary, both of Atlanta. She is survived by two brothers, John Thomas Bullard and his wife Linda, of Fayetteville, and Ralph Bullard and his wife Marian, of Appling; and two brothers-in-law, Paul Crawford and Joe Gary, both of Atlanta. Also, she has many nieces, nephews and extended family, whom she loved dearly.
Margie was a long-time resident of Mountain View and was an active member of First Baptist Church, Mountain View; Poston Road Baptist Church, Jonesboro; First Baptist Church, Fairburn and New Hope Baptist Church, Fayetteville. She was known and loved by her family and friends as a “Southern lady” with a heart of compassion, integrity, servant spirit, dignity and high moral character. Her love for her family and her heart for missions and prayer were always at the forefront of her conversations.
Marjorie was employed for 40 years as Executive Secretary with Pollock Paper, which later was bought by St. Regis Paper in College Park. Many bosses came and went, but all of them wanted Marjorie to remain in her position.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville Chapel, with Dr. Daniel Hood officiating. Interment will be immediately following the service at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens, 722 Conley Road, Forest Park, GA 30297. The family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 PM on Friday evening, April 24, 2015 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family request gifts be given to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for Foreign Mission, through the International Mission Board, P. O. Box 6767, Richmond, VA 23230, or online at in memory of Margie Hood.
The family wishes to express love and gratitude for the gracious outpouring of love and sympathy during these days of Margie’s declining health and death. Each of your expressions of love and concern has been such an encouragement, and we are grateful for your love for Margie and for us. Our hearts are blessed and are indeed filled to overflowing.

Gerald Peltier

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April 22, 2015

Juanita Cox

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