Dorothy A. Parker of Peachtree City

Dorothy (Dee) A. Parker of Peachtree City, Ga. died Saturday June 23  following a car accident. She was born in Fort Riley, Kan. to Melvin and Beatrice Jahnke.    Dee had a sweet gentle spirit and loved people and four legged friends often stopping to give pets and treats whenever she was out and about. […]

Johnnie Wayne Rodgers, age 61, of Sharpsburg

Mr. Johnnie Wayne Rodgers, age 61, of Sharpsburg, passed away June 18, 2018, at his residence. Johnnie was born on June 10, 1957, in Big Spring, Texas, son of John Rodgers and the late Mary Patterson Rodgers. As a children’s/youth pastor, he mentored countless people throughout the years. He was a member of South Metro […]

Culture incites more suicides

Opponents of the “death with dignity” movement have been saying this all along. When you permit and, sadly, even encourage the notion of taking your own life when faced with terminal illness and suffering, you open a Pandora’s box of life-destroying forces that spill over into all demographics, especially those most vulnerable to the deadly […]

Lorraine McComas Petrie, 92

Lorraine McComas Petrie, 92, passed away on June 11, 2018 in Fayetteville, Ga.  She was born on August 27, 1925 in Hamlin, West Va.  She was head majorette at Hamlin High School. Mrs. Petrie was a resident of St. Albans for 50 years before moving to Georgia in 1992.  She was a life-long Methodist and […]

Wayne Palmer Littlefield, 86

Wayne Palmer Littlefield, 86, of Union City passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Mr. Littlefield was known for his kind spirit, inquisitive mind, and love of the Lord. He worked in the transportation, lodging, and marketing industries. He served as an aircraft radio operator during the Korean War and has always been an avid reader […]

William Andrew Helvig, 50, of Newnan

William (Bill) Andrew Helvig, 50, of Newnan, Ga. passed away Tuesday, June 12th. He was born in Kingston, Pa. on October 4, 1967 to Thomas and Judith Helvig. Bill Helvig, a resident of Peachtree City, Ga.  since 1978, graduated from McIntosh High School and went on to receive a BS from Auburn University, a Masters Degree […]

Tommie Franklin Carr, 74, of Senoia

Tommie Franklin Carr, 74, of Senoia passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Piedmont-Newnan Hospital. He was born on June 28, 1943 in Summerville, Ga. to the late James and Duffie Gallaway Carr.  He was retired from the City of Atlanta Fire Department, where he achieved the rank of Captain.  Tommie was of Methodist […]

Jack Babb, of Fayetteville

Sunrise – February 26, 1933 Sunset – June 13, 2018 Jack Babb was born in Cassville, Mo. He served honorably in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Jack worked for Motorola at Cape Canaveral and Patrick AFB before moving to Atlanta in 1964. He retired from Racing Radios in 1998. He resided in Fayetteville, […]

Wilton Otis Garrett, 87

Wilton Otis Garrett, 87, of Senoia passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018.  He was born in Arlington, Ga. on January 19, 1931 to the late Marzene and Otis Garrett. Wilton proudly served his country in the United States Air Force, where he retired as a pilot.  He also retired from the State of Georgia […]

Jean S. Koon, age 103 of Fayetteville

Mrs. Jean S. Koon, age 103 of Fayetteville, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 16, 2018 surrounded by her family. A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Koon was born on December 5, 1914, the daughter of the late Daniel and Helen Vincoli Scutaro. She was a retired beautician and was a […]