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Kenneth (Ken) Gaynor, 89, of Peachtree City, Ga.

Kenneth “Ken” Gaynor, 89, of Peachtree City passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021 after a long battle with dementia. Ken was born on September 21, 1931 and spent his growing up years in Ozone Park, New York and attended John Adams High School. Ken is survived by his wife...
PEACHTREE CITY, GA
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Newnan Times-Herald

Christopher Brian Brewer

Christopher Brian Brewer, age 46, passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. He was born on July 13, 1975 in Atlanta, GA. Christopher is preceded in death by his father, Michael Deen Brewer and his sister, Amy Marie Brewer. He is survived by his loving wife Lori Smith Brewer; mother, Sandra Deans McCallie and her husband Ralph; children, Bo Brewer and Maggie Grace Brewer. He is also survived by his brother, Keith Brewer and his wife Regina; step-sisters, Joy Pace and her husband Billy, Carma McCallie and her husband Mike.
ATLANTA, GA
Griffin Daily News

Mary Patricia 'Pat' Wilson Scroggins

Mrs. Mary Patricia “Pat” Wilson Scroggins, 83, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at The Brian Center in Concord, North Carolina. The service will be held at a later date at First Baptist Church of Griffin. Born in Newnan. on Dec. 26, 1937, Mrs. Scroggins. was the daughter...
GRIFFIN, GA
Griffin Daily News

Timothy J. Farrell

Timothy J. Farrell, 70, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021 of a heart attack at home. Timothy was born on April 22, 1951. He is preceded in death by his father, Thomas Farrell, Uncle John and sister, Vicky. He is survived by his wife, Sharon A. Farrell of 32...
GRIFFIN, GA
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Daphne Ann Veal Coley, 84, of Fayetteville, Georgia

It is with great sadness, yet also a joy in our hearts, that we announce the passing of our incredible and beautiful mother, Daphne Ann Veal Coley, 84, of Fayetteville, Georgia. On Saturday, September 11, 2021, she went to heaven and is now with her beloved husband, James Arthur Coley, and her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
FAYETTEVILLE, GA
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Sandra Joyce Byrnes, 81, of Fayetteville, Ga.

Sandra Joyce Byrnes, 81, of Fayetteville passed away September 9, 2021. She was born on May 17, 1940, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to the late Harry and Agnes Betanske. Sandra is preceded in death by her loving husband, William “Bill” Byrnes. She is survived by her son, Scott; and her daughter-in-law, Anna “Micki” Byrnes; her granddaughter, Sophia Byrnes; and her grand-dogs, Jack and Ozzy.
FAYETTEVILLE, GA
Gwinnett Daily Post

Marguerite Westbrook Camp

Lawrenceville, GA Marguerite Westbrook Camp, age 93, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away early Saturday morning, Aug. 7, 2021. Throughout years of declining health she continued to keep her mind active with games, thoughts of her family and friends and other happy memories. She was preceded in death by her husbands, James Camp and Russell Crowder; and son, Steve Crowder. She is survived by her sister, Norma Williams, Rotunda West, FL; daughter, Patricia "Pat" McDaniel, Lawrenceville, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Debbie Crowder, Kernersville, NC; grandchildren, Brian Crowder, Winston-Salem, NC, Blair and Jamie Salling, Wilmington, NC, Nathan and Tina Crowder, Brett Crowder, Atlanta, GA, Ben and Kayla McDaniel, Buford, GA and Travis Crowder, Lawrenceville, GA; six great grandchildren; two nephews; and several cousins. Mrs. Camp was born February 4, 1928, in Atlanta, GA. She was a 1946 graduate of Tucker High School where she was Valedictorian. Mrs. Camp was an executive corporate secretary at Rich's Downtown, where she also worked as a model. She became a homemaker and stay-at-home Mom, enjoyed cooking and baking chocolate cakes which were favorites of her children and friends. She was an avid pianist, played in a band called Syncopater and performed at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. She loved music and movie sound tracks of Doris Day. Her favorite movie was "White Christmas". Mrs. Camp loved The Braves and never missed their ball games on TV or radio while she was able. She was a member of Tucker First United Methodist Church in Tucker, GA.
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA
Griffin Daily News

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Mrs. Maxine Rawls, of 475 Old Tree Drive, Jackson, passed away on Monday, Sept. 6 at her residence. Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Rawls will be announced later by Burden’s Funeral Home. Burden’s Funeral Home, 1512 Williamson Road, is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Nellie Nash Redding, 88, of 117 First...
GRIFFIN, GA
Newnan Times-Herald

Michael T. Midas, Jr.

Michael T. Midas, Jr. 83, of Newnan, GA passed away Sunday, September 12, 2021. He was born April 20, 1938, in Lansford, PA to the late Michael T. Midas and Martha M. Midas (Sniscak). In addition, to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter Megan. Michael grew...
NEWNAN, GA
Henry County Daily Herald

James Ernest Mayo

St. Simmons Island, GA James Ernest Mayo, age 90, long time Henry County resident, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021. He was born in Jackson, GA to the late Eddie Ray Mayo and Annice Lurline Standard Mayo. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his twin brothers, Roy and Troy Mayo, and daughter in law, Katrina Lynne Farmer Mayo.
HENRY COUNTY, GA
Newnan Times-Herald

Joseph Ellis Woolley

Joseph Ellis Woolley, devoted husband, father, and grandfather died unexpectedly at Piedmont Newnan Hospital on September 9, 2021. He was 49 years old. Born October 14, 1971, to the late Daniel (Danny) Woolley and Dorothy (Dottie) Turner Woolley. Joe was a lifelong resident of Newnan Georgia. His surviving siblings include Craig Woolley, Chris Woolley (Kim), Jackie Woolley. He is predeceased by his sister Angie Woolley Lewis and father Danny.
NEWNAN, GA
Newnan Times-Herald

Patricia Ann Brown

Mrs. Patricia Ann “Patty” Brown, 69, of Newnan, died Sunday, September 12, 2021, at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. Born March 30, 1952, in Huntington, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late James F. Gillispie and the late Irene Spangler Bostic. She was an active member of Sunnyside Baptist Church and was very involved with her Church. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed family gatherings and cooking for holidays. She also had a green thumb and loved caring for all her flowers and houseplants. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Richard “Pee Wee” Turner, and brothers, Jerry Gillispie and Harold Gillispie.
NEWNAN, GA
Newnan Times-Herald

Wilhelm Matthews Sambdman

Wilhelm Matthews Sambdman, born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 13th, 1934, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, September 11. Mr. Sambdman was predeceased by his father, Wilhelm Mathias Sambdman, his mother Mary Francis, née Roberts, his sister Paula Tankersley and his beloved grandmother, Bobbie Roberts, née Everette.
ATLANTA, GA
Griffin Daily News

Fannie Ruth Coleman Thomas

Mrs. Fannie Ruth Coleman Thomas, 88, of Griffin, passed away on Sept. 8, 2021, at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta. Mrs. Thomas was born on Dec. 24, 1932, to Joseph Coleman and Janie Stokes in Spalding County. There will not be a public viewing held for Mrs. Thomas. A graveside service...
GRIFFIN, GA
Newnan Times-Herald

Jennifer Nicole Smith

Jennifer Nicole Smith, age 31, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. She was born on June 21, 1990 to Roy Glenn Smith and April Phillips Smith. Jennifer is preceded in death by her grandparents, Earl L. Phillips and Roy Henry Scott. She was the beautiful...
NEWNAN, GA
Marietta Daily Journal

Rapp, Curtis

Curtis was born on October 7, 1961 in Canton, Ohio to Sally and William Rapp. He graduated from Ridgefield High School in 1979 and received his B.S. in Geology from the University of Rhode Island in 1983. He received his M.S. in Computer Science from Pace University in 1986. He married the love of his life, Leigh Ann Willard, in August of 1985. Curt was a devoted husband, amazing father, adoring grandfather, committed son and gracious friend. He was a dedicated follower of Christ and passionate lover of God's Word. He is now in Heaven celebrating with his Lord and Savior. Curt was the beloved leader of his family, an avid golfer and SEC football fan. He loved working in his garden and playing with his grandchildren. His sense of humor and big heart made him a great friend to many. Curt delighted in serving his community in many volunteer roles throughout his life. Curt enjoyed a successful career in IT sales where he was a charismatic leader, a servant to his co-workers, and an incredibly hard worker. Curt was preceded in death by his father, William Rapp. He is survived by his mother, Sally Rapp; loving wife, Leigh Ann Rapp; children Kate (Wade) Hill, Abby (Hayden) Wingate, Sam (Grace) Rapp; brother, Allen Rapp and sister-in-law, Anita Rapp. He is also survived by his three adoring grandchildren, John Henry (4) and Charlotte Katherine (2.5) Hill; Wyatt (2) Wingate. Visitation will be held Sunday, September 19 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm at Mayes Ward Funeral Home, 180 Church Street, Marietta., Georgia. A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church, Marietta on Monday, September 20 at 2:00 PM. Additional parking is available at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home. Masks are requested. The family requests no flowers, but if you would like to make a gift in memory of Curt, please consider donating to Christ the Redeemer Church Marietta, 531 Roselane Street, Marietta GA 30060.
MARIETTA, GA
Newnan Times-Herald

Laura Lee Page Clark

Laura Lee Page Clark, age 60, of Newnan, GA and Seminole, FL passed away on September 10, she always had a smile on her face and a positive word on her tongue. She was the biggest cheerleader for the people she loved and for those who loved her. Her family, of blood and choice, were the most important thing in the world to her. She cherished time spent in fellowship with family and friends. Granny would commute between Georgia and Florida to be with her children and grandchildren. The joy of her life was spending time with her grandchildren, she also enjoyed gardening, and knitting. Her loss will leave a dark spot for those who knew her as she was the sunshine that lit up the lives of those around her. Her grandchildren would be sure to tell you she was the absolute best Granny they could ever have.
NEWNAN, GA
Griffin Daily News

James “Pops” Childrey

James Wayne “Pops” Childrey, 73, of Griffin, passed away Sunday, September 12, 2021 at WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital. Pops was born May 12, 1948 in Farmville, Virginia. His parents James William Childrey and Dorothy Lee Coffey Childrey; son, Christopher Childrey; sister, Judy Major all preceded him in death. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving in the Viet Nam War. Pops was employed at Bumper-Bumper, and a member of High Falls Baptist Church.
GRIFFIN, GA