Mr. Charles Wyatt “C. W.” Fetner, 89, of 20342 Hwy 39 S., Blakely, Ga., died early Saturday afternoon, Feb. 14, 2015 at his residence. His funeral will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Blakely at 2 PM, Monday, Feb. 16, 2014. Burial will follow in the Centerville United Methodist Church Cemetery. Rev. Dwight Bishop will be officiating. The family will receive friends in the church social hall from 1-2 PM Monday. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to the first United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 265, Blakely, Ga. 39823.
Active pallbearers are: Chad Dunn, Jay Winkler, Lenn Fetner, Joseph Fetner, John Fetner, Wesley Fetner and Noah Fetner. Honorary pallbearers are the Methodist Men’s Sunday School Class and great grandsons, Will, Austin and Andrew Winkler.
Mr. Fetner was born March 18, 1925 in Roanoke, AL to the late Joseph Bryan Fetner and Irene Heflin Fetner. He was retired as a Woodyard Foreman for Georgia Pacific Paper Mill. He was a U. S. Marine Veteran having served in WWII, a member of the First United Methodist Church and earlier in his career, he was a policeman in Roanoke, Al. and a deputy sheriff in Warm Springs, Ga. Other than his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Ella Mae Kent and a brother Handley Fetner.
His survivors include his wife: Lavada Bennett Fetner, a daughter, Donna F. Scarborough and husband Johnny and a son, Charles Joseph Fetner and his wife Suzanne, all of Blakely, Ga. He has 2 sisters: Martha Baba of Cleveland, AL and Rena Jo Cummings of Birmingham, AL; 2 brothers: Robert Klein Fetner and his wife Brenda of Roanoke, AL and Gwinn Stell Fetner of Plano, TX and a sister-in-law, Jimmie Fetner of Oxford, AL. There are 7 grandchildren: Lenn Fetner of Newnan, GA, Wesley Fetner and Nicole of Calhoun, GA, Joseph Fetner of Chattanooga, TN, John Fetner of Athens, GA, Noah Fetner of Blakely, GA, Margaret S. Winkler and Jay of Blakely, GA and Dana Dunn and Chad of Arlington, GA and there are 5 great grandchildren: Tori Dunn, Hadessah Fetner, Will, Austin and Andrew Winkler.