Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015    Login | Register           

Ruth Liesel Schildheuer Prater, 88, of Fayetteville

Ruth Liesel Schildheuer Prater, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away Nov. 27, 2012. She was born in Vienna, Austria Dec. 14, 1923 and graduated from Reichstheaterkammer in Karlsruhe, Germany receiving an education in music, voice and composition.

She and her husband of 47 years, Major Charles L. Prater, (deceased) moved to Fayetteville from East Point in 1989. She became an active member of the community as a full-time volunteer in the ministry of Jehovah's Witnesses and is known in the area as "the little German (Austrian) lady that teaches the Bible."

She is preceded in death by her parents, Willi Schildheuer and Petronella Kemmerling Schildheuer; and her husband, Major Charles L. Prater.

She is survived by her daughter, Sylvia Prater Jones and her husband Harold Anthony Jones of Molena; her daughter, Arlene Prater Perry and her husband Michael Perry of Griffin; her son, Joseph W. Prater and his wife Rita Chastain Prater of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Lindsay Prater of Fayetteville; Kendall Jones of Griffin; Michael J. Perry and his wife Brandy Pack Perry of Griffin; Stacey Prater Orr and her husband William Trent Orr of Atlanta; Nicole Perry Scibetta and her husband Joseph Scibetta of Griffin.

The family received visitors Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 from 4 until 7 p.m. at Carl J. Mowell & Sons Funeral Home, Fayetteville, Ga.

The Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 2 p.m., at the North Griffin Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2940 North Expressway, Griffin, Ga. 30223.

Topic: 
Location: 

Ad space area 4 internal

Government

The Georgia Department of Transportation will suspend construction-related lane closures within five miles of a shopping mall or major shopping district on all interstates and major state routes be

Sponsored Content

Opinion

Sitting on the curb in front of 110 Flamingo Street, I smiled. It had been a good summer. No, the best summer ever.

Community

Peachtree City Recreation and Special Events will host a Back to School Bash Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Glenloch Recreation Center (601 Stevens Entry).

Sports

The Starr's Mill High Schools Pantherettes dance team had a great week at UDA Camp at Auburn University earlier this summer.

Lifestyle

“Ready, Set, Breakfast” is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 4, 10-11 a.m. at Fayette Senior Services’ Fayetteville location, The Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive.