Obituaries

Don W. Johnson

Don W. Johnson passed away on Feb. 2, 2019. He was born on February 2, 1950 in Memphis, Tennessee. He is preceded in death by his parents Rev. Hugh Don Johnson and Oline Rowland Johnson. Don is survived by his wife of 30 years, Cindy Walker Johnson and children, Trevor Johnson, Mallory Johnson and Scott Johnson….

Annette M. Benefield

Annette M. Benefield, 88, of Fayetteville passed away January 31, 2019. She was born July 9, 1930 in Riverdale to Byron and Inez McLeroy.  She was self-employed as a hair dresser for many years.  Annette was a member of Fayetteville Church of Christ. Annette is survived; daughters, Donna B. Holcomb and Adrenne B. Deason; eight…

Arbie Strange Bridges

Mrs. Arbie Strange Bridges, 91, of McDonough passed away January 31, 2019.  She was born on February 15, 1927 in Ellaville, GA to the late Walter and Jennie Strange. Arbie was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Arbie was preceded in death by her husband, Palmer Bridges and sisters, Jeanette Knowlton of Americus,…

Patricia Murphy Vereen

Mrs. Patricia Murphy Vereen, age 75, of Newnan, Georgia, passed away January 26, surrounded by family. She was born May 31, 1943, in Fayetteville, Georgia, a daughter of the late Wesley and Betty Haltiwanger Murphy and granddaughter of the late B.D. (Burkett Dean), Sr. and Louise Culpepper Murphy of Fayetteville. Pat is survived by her…

Richard “Toby” Daly

Richard “Toby” Daly, 43, of Tyrone passed away December 21, 2018.  Toby was born on July 22, 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia. After graduating from Lovejoy High School, he enlisted in the US Marine Corps.  He joined the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office in 1995, working through the ranks from uniformed patrol, traffic investigator, warrant specialist, and…

Joseph H. Hyder

Joseph H. Hyder, 89, of Fayetteville, Georgia passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 8, 2018 surrounded by his family. Joe was born on November 4, 1929 in Riverview, Alabama to the late Clarence and Mary Jean Hyder.  He moved to Atlanta with his parents where he graduated from Roosevelt High School in Atlanta.  He received…

Charles William Whitfield

Charles William Whitfield, 61, of Fayetteville passed away December 8, 2018.  Charles was born on October 10, 1957 in Atlanta, GA to the late Dorris and Hildah Whitfield. He graduated in 1975 from Forest Park High School and went on to have a long career in the residential construction business. Charles loved music, especially southern…

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