Lillian E. Gray, 82, of Fayetteville

Lillian E. Gray, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away on January 12, 2018. She was born on May 29, 1935 in Rahway, N.J. to the late Julian and Edna Deason.  She worked in the payroll department at Sears for over 20 years.  She also was a member of Fayetteville Church of Christ. In addition to her […]

Danny Hart Bolin, 71

Danny Hart Bolin, 71 years old, died on Sunday, January 7, 2018, surrounded by family and friends.  He is survived by his wife Sue; his 2 daughters and their spouses, Angela and Adam Wilson, Elisa and Matt Rhymer; and 5 grandchildren: Charlotte, Ruby, and Oliver Wilson, Evelyn and Brody Rhymer; his two brothers and their […]

Fayette schools in top 14% in U.S., rank 6th in metro Atlanta

Fayette schools in top 14% in U.S., rank 6th in metro Atlanta

The 2018 Best Schools in America rankings have been released, and Fayette County Public Schools has made the list. The school system has been ranked ninth out of 183 systems in Georgia by Niche, the largest website for researching public and private K-12 schools, according to school system spokesperson Melinda Berry-Dreisbach. Every month, millions of […]

Charles Barnett Harris, 88

Charles Barnett (C.B.) Harris, 88, of Atlanta, Georgia passed away in his sleep on Monday, January 8, 2017.  He was born on August 8, 1929 in Fayetteville, GA to Mattie Lou Harris and John Franklin Harris, the youngest of eight children.  He graduated from Fayette County High School in 1946 and was the first in […]

Lt. Colonel (Ret.) James Donald Martin

Lt. Colonel (Ret.) James (Jim) Donald Martin, husband, father, brother, and friend, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. He had been fighting Parkinson’s Disease for the last 10 years. Jim recently celebrated his 77th birthday on December 8th. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Clyde and Louise Thomas Martin, sister Carolyn […]

Horace Carr Byne Jr., 82

Horace Carr Byne Jr., 82, passed away on January 6, 2018. He was born in a small community called Zetella in rural Spalding County on April 15, 1935 to Gladys and Horace Carr Byne Sr. He was a member of Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church, the Golden Harps and the Baptist Builders. He retired from Delta […]

Margaret Anne Hendricks, 84

Miss Margaret “Meg” Anne Hendricks, 84, passed away at Ashley Glenn Assisted Living in Peachtree City, Ga. on January 5, 2018. Meg Hendricks was born on December 12, 1933 to Dr. Herman Hendricks and Mrs. Helen Combs Hedger Hendricks in Nashville, Tenn.  Growing up in Knoxville, Tenn. and Richmond, Ky., she was valedictorian of her […]

Elizabeth S. Brunner, 90, of Peachtree City

Elizabeth S. Brunner, 90, of Peachtree City, and formerly of Arlington, Virginia passed away on December 26, 2017 at Southwest Christian Hospice. Elizabeth is survived by her daughter, Karen B. (James) Esteppe of Peachtree City; sons, Thomas E. (Susan) Brunner John R. (Felice) Brunner, both of Arlington, Virginia; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces […]

Russell E. Hudson, Jr., 83

Russell E. Hudson, Jr., 83, passed away December 25, 2017. A native of Columbus, Mississippi, son of the late Russell E. Hudson, Sr. and Eva Byrd Fraser Hudson, he was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a retired employee of Toyota Material Handling USA and a former employee of Nissan North America (Industrial Div.) Surviving are […]

Kathryn Ruth Patton White, age 90, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Kathryn Ruth Patton White, age 90, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away Friday, December 29, 2017. She retired from Southern Railway after 25 years of faithful service. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Thurston White; grandson, Timothy Dean Ricks; parents, Henry Grady and Ruth Evelyn Miller Patton; son-in-law, James Timothy Ricks and […]