Obituaries

Maynard Griggs Brown

Longtime Fayette County native, Mrs. Maynard Griggs Brown, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2017 at Southwest Christian Care in Union City, GA at the age of 108.   She was born on February 7, 1909 in Fayette County and has resided there her entire life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond J….

Leonard Howard

Mr. Leonard Howard, age 78, of Fayetteville went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at a local healthcare center. A native of Pineville, NC, Mr. Howard was born November 4, 1938, the son of the late Charles Lee and Sarah Morris Howard.  Mr. Howard was a long time member of…

Mary Dews

Mrs. Mary Dews, 107, of Fayetteville passed away Friday, February 17, 2017.  Mrs. Dews was born in Charleston, West Virginia on August 23, 1909.  Her service will be held on Wed, Feb 22 at 6pm, New Vision Church, 479 Inman Rd, Fayetteville 30215. Interment will take place in Charleston on Sat, Feb 25.  Her care…

Adele M. McPherson

Adele M. McPherson, 80, of East Point passed away at her home on February 8, 2017.  She was born on July 6, 1936 in Fayetteville, GA to Benny and Susie Williams.  She was previously employed by Wachovia Bank. Ms. McPherson was preceded in death by her parents, and survived by two brothers, Gordon Williams and…

Wavelyn Edward Smith

Wavelyn Edward Smith of Atlanta, loving husband, father and grandfather departed this life on January 27, 2017 at the age of eighty-six. Dub, as he was known to friends, was born June 16th, 1930 in Spartanburg South Carolina to the late Whiteford and Mildred Smith. Wavelyn served in the United States Navy from 1947-1949 where…

Carl Martin McBride

Carl Martin McBride, 67, of Fayetteville passed away on January 20, 2017. He was born on February 16, 1949 in Brooklyn, NY to Deacon Isaac Carl and Mary Frances McBride. He was the Business Administrator for St. Gabriel Catholic Church, Fayetteville. He also was a Commander and a 4th degree Knight in the Knights of…

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