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Jacob Alan “Jake” Bechtol

Jacob Alan “Jake” Bechtol, 13 year old son of Casandra Nicole Peters Bechtol and Andrew Alan Bechtol, passed away on  Tuesday, August 22, 2017. He was born in Conyers,  on November 11, 2003.  He loved music especially Bruno Mars and the noise from motorcycles and trucks. Jacob was a delight to everyone who knew him. He blessed so many lives.

In addition to his parents, Andrew and Nicole, he is survived by his sister, Kristina Marie Bechtol; his brother, Peyton Michael Bechtol; paternal grandmother, Sheila Bechtol; paternal great grandmother, Mildred Bryan; maternal grandparents, Sandra and Ricky Griffith; maternal great grandparents, Mary Peters and Laverne Waters; aunts and uncle, Kristy Thrasher (Russell), Rikki Griffith and Grady Griffith; many other relatives and a host of friends who loved Jacob very much.  He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Alan Bechtol; paternal great grandparents, Sammie Bryan and Helen and Harold Bechtol; and maternal great grandparents, William Hamby, Benny Griffith and Grady Waters.

Funeral services were held Saturday, August 26 at 11 a.m. at Walker United Methodist Church, 2730 Walker Church Road, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. John Pike officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.  The family received family and friends Friday night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at McCommons Funeral Home.  Serving as pallbearers were Robert Moon, Russell Thrasher, Colin Russell, Grady Griffith, Jason Murphy and Robert Peters.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements.  Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

Sean Curtis “Tater” Sisk

In Loving Memory of Sean Curtis “Tater” Sisk born October 17, 1971 and died August 13, 2017. He is survived by his children Austin, Ashley, Danielle Sisk and Richard Lee Norsworthy; brothers Scott Ward, Buckhead; William Ward, Orlando, Florida and Shea Sisk, Dallas, Texas; three grandchildren and many other friends and  loved ones.

A Memorial Service was held Saturday, August 19, at 12 noon, Buckhead Baptist Church when Rev. Brenda Vandiver officiating.

Some of Tater’s favorite quotes:

1, “A man does some of his best thinking from a deer stand.”

2.”You can’t tell a man how to grill in his own backyard.”

3. “Fish don’t always bite, that’s why you bring beer.”

4. “Duck calls are more important than conference calls.”

Juan Carlos Molina

Juan Carlos Molina, 58 of Athens, died unexpectedly on August 25, 2017. Mr. Molina was born on January 26, 1959 in Havana, Cuba to Mike and the late Edilia Gil Molina. He was a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in Psychology. He was self-employed as an investor.

He had worked for Kinko’s from 1986 – 1999. He was an accomplished musician, playing many instruments. He was a published artist, having played with the Little Tigers and The Squalls. He also toured with other bands as their drummer. Mr. Molina was a caring man and will be remembered as always being attentive to those around him. Juan Molina is survived by his father, Mike Molina and a brother, Miguel Molina as well as Vanessa Molina and Mr. and Mrs. Robert V. Baldwin. A memorial service was held on Wednesday, August 30 at 1 p.m. at the Church of the Advent in Madison. A.E. Carter Funeral Home had care of arrangements.

Eleanor “Ellie” Tanner Wheeler

Eleanor “Ellie” Tanner Wheeler, 64 of Mansfield, died August 25, 2017.  Mrs. Wheeler was the daughter of the late, Silas and Mary Tanner.  She was born September 17, 1952 in Savannah.  She was married to the late, James Wheeler.  Mrs. Wheeler was retired from Bell South.  She was an avid reader and loved trips to the mountains and the beach.  She adored her grandchildren and was a proud to be an American.  She appreciated all service members and never failed to tell them so.  Mrs. Wheeler loved Christmas time and going to the Varsity.

Mrs. Wheeler is survived by her two sons, Tim Sewell and Frank Wheeler and Ellen.  Her grandchildren are Timothy Sewell Jr and Aimee and Grace Wheeler.  She also leaves a great grandchild, Baylee Sewell.

The family will receive friends at A.E. Carter Funeral Home on Saturday, September 2  from 5-7 p.m.

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