Obituaries

Robert V. Ferreira

Robert V. Ferreira, aka ‘POCHO,’ passed away in his home in Turin, GA on Feb 19, 2017. He was born in Hawaii on Jan 12, 1940 to the late William Ferreira and Lily Castro Ferreira. He was preceded in death by his son Robert Jr. He is survived by his children, William (Karolina), Leilani, Rob,…

Winnie Frances Roach

Mrs. Winnie Frances Roach went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 9, 2017. She was born on February 6, 1925 in Homer, Georgia and lived on a cotton farm in Commerce, Georgia with her parents and ten brothers and sisters. She married Albert Wesley Roach and moved to Hapeville, Georgia where she…

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…

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