Elmer Ray Avery 70, of Riverdale

Elmer Ray Avery 70, of Riverdale passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018. He was a great guy with the best sense of humor and used his quick wit to make people laugh everywhere he went. Ray was born and raised in Fayetteville, Ga. in 1947. A 1965 graduate of Fayette County High School, Ray […]

Robert Patrick Fisher, 82, of Fayetteville

Mr. Robert Patrick “Bo” Fisher, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away January 16, 2018. He was born April 23, 1935 in Atlanta, Ga. Bo was preceded in death by his parents, James H. and Louise E. Fisher; his siblings, Jim Fisher, Betty Fisher, and Ruth Ann Green; nephew, Steve Fisher; and longtime friend, Rick Castleberry. He […]

Sherry D. Bateman, 69, of Fayetteville

Sherry D. Bateman, 69, of Fayetteville, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018.  She was born in Sheffield, Ala. on November 22, 1948 to Thelma Louise and Charles Dailey. She was a member of Lisbon Baptist  Church in Fayetteville.  She was deeply loved by her family and all who knew her and will be deeply […]

Suzanne Backes, 69, of Peachtree City

Suzanne (Sue) Backes, 69, of Peachtree City, passed away January 17, 2018 with loved ones by her side. Sue was born in New York City to William and Joanne Kraft on December 9, 1948. She wore many hats throughout her life – a mom, a grandmother, a sister, a wife, a friend, a business owner, […]

William Walter Stephens, Jr.

William (Mr. Bill) Walter Stephens, Jr. died peacefully in his home in Union City on Sunday afternoon, January 21, 2018. Mr. Stephens, a 21 year cancer survivor, was born on May 24, 1938 to William Walter Stephens, Sr. and Lilly Stephens in McBee, S.C. He lived there until graduating high school and then moved to […]

Jerry Perdue Carder, 71, of Fayetteville

Ms. Jerry Perdue Carder, 71, of Fayetteville, Ga. was called home by the Lord on January 11, 2018. Born on August 17, 1946 in New Orleans, La. She was a successful, retired real-estate entrepreneur, loving mother of three daughters, two granddaughters; and four great-grandchildren. She was cherished by all whom she loved.

Domenico Troia, of Peachtree City

Domenico Troia, of Peachtree City, Georgia,passed on 1/13/2018. He was born in Palermo, Sicily on October 5, 1936 to Vincenzo and Maria Troia. He was a great man who lifted himself out of poverty, sailed all over the world, emigrated to the United States, started his own business, and most importantly left a legacy of […]

Mary Simms Eldridge, 62

Mary “Jan” Simms Eldridge, 62 years, old of Fayetteville, Ga., joined the saints of her family on January 16, 2018, in Atlanta, Ga., succumbing to cancer related respiratory failure. She was surrounded by her sons, daughter-in-law, and husband. Jan was born on September 30, 1955, to Lester and Faye (Moore) Simms, in Fayetteville, Tenn. Jan was […]

Kenneth James Hulse 68

Kenneth (Ken) James Hulse 68, passed away on Christmas Eve surrounded by his family. He had been fighting Alzheimer’s for the last 11 years. With his quick wit and infectious smile he won the hearts of many. He was a great guy with the best sense of humor and enjoyed making people laugh. Ken was […]

Fayette Chamber awards local business, civic leaders

Fayette Chamber awards local business, civic leaders

More than 320 business and community leaders gathered for the 49th Fayette Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon to honor excellence in business and community leadership. The Chamber’s annual celebration took place Jan. 12 at Peachtree City Hotel and Conference Center. Above, holding the award for 2018 Outstanding Business Person of the Year […]

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