July 5, 2012, 2012 Issue

Mr. Barney Graham Curl
Mr. Barney Graham Curl, 84, of Wadley entered into rest on Monday, June 25, 2012.

Mr. Curl was born April 4, 1928, on the family farm in Emanuel County, to the late John Allen Doc Curl and Alma Peebles Curl. He was a conductor and brakeman for 37 years before his retirement in 1987 from Wadley Southern/Central of Georgia and Norfolk Southern Railroad. He was a member of UTU for more than 30 years. Mr. Curl was a member of Bethesda Baptist Church for a number of years.

Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Taylor Funeral Home, with Richard Stavely officiating. Burial followed in the family plot at Wadley City Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Joanne Arrington Curl; his parents; and a brother, Johnny Marlon Curl.

Survivors include a daughter, Bonnie Parker (Jeff Lamb); two grandsons, Robert A. Starley (Mary McCullough) and Brandon E. Rick Parker, all of Louisville; a sister, Margaret Martin of Swainsboro; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Miss April Brooke Manus
Miss April Brooke Manus, 25, of Decatur entered into rest on Monday, June 25, 2012, in Decatur.

Funeral services were held Monday, July 2, 2012, at Freedom Fellowship Church, near Bartow, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Vina Mae Josey officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Tomlinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Dr. Barbara Patricia Weber-Peavler
Dr. Barbara Patricia Weber-Peavler, 47, of Gibson entered into rest on Sunday, June 24, 2012, at her residence.

Dr. Weber-Peavler was one of six children born to Patricia Gresko Weber and Joseph David Weber in Philadelphia, Pa. She received her bachelor of science degree from Aurora University in Aurora, Ill., a master of education and specialist of education from Augusta State University, and her doctor of education from Georgia Southern University. She was an educator for more than 25 years, teaching in Illinois and at the Richmond County School System, as well as an associate professor at Augusta State University.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at James Funeral Home Chapel.

Survivors include her parents; two sons, Mitchell and Tillman Peavler; three brothers; two sisters; and 10 nieces and nephews.

Because of the financial burden created from a prolonged illness, the family requests memorial contributions be made to James Funeral Home, PO Box 588, Wrens, GA 30833.

James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



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