Religion Briefs 092017

Ebenezer UMC plans revival Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 680 Ebenezer Church Rd., will host a revival Sunday through Tuesday, Sept. 24-26, with services each night at 7 p.m.  Speakers include the Rev. Bert Maude, the Rev. Fred Kolshorn and the Rev. Gary Parrish. The Rev. Sandra Fendley will assist with music. For  more information, contact […]

Jerry C. Flury, 76, of Tyrone

Jerry C. Flury, 76, of Tyrone, Ga. went to be with his Lord on September 10, 2017.  Jerry passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Jerry was born in Atlanta, Ga. on February 6, 1941 to the late Carlos and Virginia Flury.  He grew up going to Capitol View Baptist Church, participating […]

Rose Marie Macaluso Barras

Rose Marie Macaluso Barras, formerly of New Orleans, Louisiana, passed away on September 11, 2017 in Peachtree City, Georgia. She was the daughter of the late Salvador and Rose Marie (Monteleone) Macaluso. She graduated from Dominican High School and earned a Bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Loyola University in New Orleans. She taught in […]

Clara A. Valencia, age 81

Mrs. Clara A. Valencia, age 81 of Jonesboro, Ga. passed away September 11, 2017. She is survived by her husband: Tony Valencia, son: Glenn A. Valencia and wife The Honorable Kathy Brown Valencia of Peachtree City, Ga., daughters: Vicki Marie McIntyre of Hampton, Ga. and Doreen Ann Valencia of Stockbridge, brothers: Chris Lucero, Nick Lucero, […]

Help hurricane victims this weekend

Help hurricane victims this weekend

Feeding Children Everywhere is looking for 5,000 volunteers to help package 1.2 million meal kits for hurricane victims at the Atlanta Cares Hurricane Relief Project this weekend. On September 15 through September 17, volunteers will gather at Georgia World Congress Center to assemble the meal kits. Feeding Children Everywhere needs all the help it can […]

Scott Darrell Newby, 53, of Fayetteville

Scott Darrell Newby, 53, of Fayetteville, passed away on September 10, 2017. He was born on July 4, 1964 in Houston, Texas to Darrell and Teresa Newby.  Scott was a 1983 graduate of Fayette County High School and a member of Fayetteville Christian Church and the One Accord Sunday School Class.  He was a General […]

Howard Franklin Williams, 83, of Peachtree City

Howard Franklin Williams, 83, of Peachtree City passed away September 8, 2017. Howard was born in Atlanta, Ga. May 17, 1934 to Julia Callaway Williams and Merrill E. Williams, Sr. He attended Georgia State University, The University of Georgia, and Woodrow Wilson Law School  Howard joined the Department of State Foreign Service in 1958, starting […]

John Ross Sellmer, age 76

John Ross Sellmer departed on his final flight on August 24th, 2017, surrounded by loving family and friends. John was born July 4, 1941 in Beaumont, Texas, to John William Sellmer and Ruby Lucille Epps Sellmer. After living in East Texas and Southern California when John was young, the family settled in Atlanta, where John […]

Cassie Belle Loggins Holtzclaw, 79, of Fayetteville

Cassie Belle Loggins Holtzclaw, 79, of Fayetteville passed away September 4, 2017. She was born August 6, 1938 to the late Reginal Loggins and Annie Post. She retired from ALENCO after more than 25 years of employment. Cassie lived in Fayette County her entire life. Cassie was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Ralph […]

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