Eugene H. Garner

Mr. Eugene H. Garner passed away August 15, 2017. He is preceded in death by his granddaughter, Laura Garner. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Causey Garner of Fayetteville; daughter, Martha E. May of Fayetteville; sons, Gene/Jane Garner, Jr of Concord; Richard/Toby Garner of Bonita Springs, Fla.; grandchildren, Lisa Brogdon; Greg Brogdon; Melissa Smith; […]

Betty Shipman of Newnan

Mrs. Betty Shipman of Newnan passed away August 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Mike Matthews and is survived by her husband, Sam Shipman of Newnan; son, Ken Matthews and his wife Susie of Tyrone; step-son, Wayne Shipman and his wife Chrissy of Monroe; sister, Joyce Hicks and her husband Lee […]

Mary Gertrude McLendon, 91, formerly of Fayetteville

Mary Gertrude McLendon, 91, formerly of Fayetteville, died on Monday, August 21, 2017. Mary McLendon was a remarkable woman. She lived a life of faith, dedication, love, sacrifice, and spunk. She was the first American child born to immigrant parents, and grew up during the Great Depression and World War II. She was a very […]

Louise Lanier Coleman of Fayetteville

Louise Lanier Coleman of Fayetteville, formerly of East Point, passed away on August 17, 2017. She was 89. Mrs. Coleman was a homemaker and also a bookkeeper for the family business. She and her husband, Walt, owned and operated a service station in Atlanta for 44 years until they retired in 1990. Mrs. Coleman was […]

Marie McKenzie Torres of Peachtree City

Marie “Reesie” McKenzie Torres of Peachtree City passed away August 10, 2017 after a lengthy illness. She was at home surrounded by her family. Marie’s greatest joy was her family and especially the happy times they shared on Tybee Island. She loved to spend time playing the piano, singing, working on her needlepoint, gardening and […]

Edith Philpot Watts, age 93, resident of Peachtree City

Edith Philpot Watts, age 93, resident of Peachtree City, passed away on August 14, 2017. She was an associate member of the Peachtree City United Methodist Church. Funeral services were held at the Dacusville United Methodist Church in Dacusville, S.C., Saturday, August 19, 2017. Following the services, interment was at the family gravesite at the […]

38 Fayette teens inducted into Youth Leaders PRIDE program

38 Fayette teens inducted into Youth Leaders PRIDE program

New Hope Baptist Church was the setting for a special occasion on Aug. 14 for AVPride and the 38 Fayette teens who were inducted into the Fayette Youth Leaders PRIDE (FLYP) program. The event, attended by a wealth of business and community leaders and elected officials, was meant to showcase the FYLP students and provide […]

Back-to-school prayers

Yes, it’s that time of year again … back-to-school. I trust those of you who got back into your school year routines last week have had a good start and a bright outlook for a successful year. Please know that I’m praying for all of you in the rigors of teaching and learning. In fact, […]