Obituaries – Acworth, Kennesaw, Marietta



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Ceceline Myrtle Marriott, age 87, of Acworth, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2022. Ceceline was born December 7, 1934.

Dennis Reynolds Darnell, age 68, of Kennesaw, Georgia passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2022. Dennis was born August 14, 1954 to Gaylia Eberhart Darnell and Luke Reynolds Darnell.

Salvatore George Cassaro, age 83, of Kennesaw, Georgia passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2022. Sal
was born on January 18, 1939, in Manhattan, New York to Charles and Mary Cassaro.

Daisy Belle Ross, 95, of Kennesaw, GA died on October 2, 2022. A funeral service will be held on October 8, 1:00 p.m., at the Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home located in Kennesaw, GA. Read her obituary

J.C. “Clint” Williams, age 61 passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2022. Clint was born March 24, 1961 in Kokomo, Indiana. Clint was a friend to many and mentored several young adults through his coaching of football and softball in Acworth.


Douglas Smart, age 70 of Acworth passed away on Friday, September 30, 2022, surrounded by family. Douglas was born July 22, 1952, in Elba Alabama to the late Eddie and Gertrude Smart.

Lisa Ann Folger, age 67, of Acworth, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Lisa was born September 25, 1955 in Cincinnati, OH.

William Eugene Fretwell, age 85, of Acworth, Georgia passed away on Friday, September 23, 2022. William was born September 4, 1937 in Atlanta to Agnes Gogan Fretwell and John Fretwell.

William Lloyd Sconiers Sr., 90, of Kennesaw, Georgia, passed away on September 19th after a lengthy battle with age-related illnesses.

Linda Mae Van Orden (Lin), age 74, of Kennesaw, Georgia passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Lin was born October 26, 1947 in Rochester, NY to the late Elmer and Ruth Van Orden.

Jimmie Tennant Wood, age 90, of Kennesaw, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022. Jimmie was born in Atlanta on December 16 1931, to the late Paul and Maude Wood.

Patrick Cowart, age 73, of Acworth, Georgia passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2022. Patrick was born November 15, 1948 in San Jose, California to the late Robert McCarthy and Jacqueline Jenkins.

Roger Mitchell Ferguson, age 73, of Acworth, Georgia transitioned to his heavenly home on Monday September 12, 2022. Roger was born on April 7, 1949, in Tazewell, Tennessee, to the late Esco and Gladys Ferguson.

Deputy Jonathan Randall Koleski, age 42, passed away serving in the line of duty Thursday, September 8, 2022. Jon was born January 7, 1980 in Miami, Florida to Linda Sue Koleski-Marchetti. Jon joined the United States Army after September 11, 2001. Staff Sergeant Koleski proudly served his country in active duty with three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was part of the 101st Airborne Division. After returning home from overseas, Jon joined the Georgia National Guard. In 2007, he became a Deputy with the Cobb County Sheriff’s Department. Jon took great pride in serving his country and community.

Gail Wagner, age 79, of Kennesaw, Georgia (originally from Elmira, New York) passed away on Friday, September 9, 2022. Gail was born October 14, 1942 to Frances Sanders Wagner and Albert Wagner. In 1975

R. Larry Bowman, 74 years old of Kennesaw, GA, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2022. He was proceeded in death by his father, Leonard, his mother Delores and his brother, Donald. He is survived by his wife, Linda, his daughters Angela (Jason) and Faye (James); and 6 grandchildren, Jeremy, Ethan, Jack, Evelyn,
Charlie, and Tillie.

Charles L Payton, age 89, of Kennesaw, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. Charles was born August 2, 1933.

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Mrs. Lanie Shipp Hoover, age 72, of Marietta passed on Saturday, August 12, 2017,  A Celebration of Life was held at the First United Methodist Church of Marietta, on Thursday, August 17 at 11:00 am.  A reception in the Family Life Hall followed the service. Visit Lanie Shipp Hoover for more information.


Faye Cumberland Miller, age 75, of Marietta passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2021. The family will be receiving visitors at Mayes Ward Dobbins Funeral Home, Marietta, on Tuesday, May 18th from 5:00-7:00 PM. A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, May 19th at 2:00 PM at Mayes Ward Chapel. Burial will follow the funeral at Kennesaw Memorial Park. Donations can be made in honor of Faye to the Alzheimer’s Association at  Visit Faye Cumberland Miller for more information.



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