Valentine’s Dinner at FPC will honor women of the church

Fayette Presbyterian Church (FPC) will hold its Third Annual Valentine’s Day Dinner on Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m. to honor the women of the church.

“Last year’s occasion was joyously received by all women attending,” a spokesperson said. “They especially enjoyed personal catering at their tables by men of the church.”

The men’s group will again wear semi-formal black and white tuxedo attire and, like last year, will prepare and serve individual meals to each woman attending. Read More»

How GOP can win national elections

With the start of the 2014 election run-up, I think it is important for those of us who share a belief in small, constitutionally limited government to agree on a strategy to bring as many people into the tent as possible.

This is a reiteration of an earlier letter. For our country to continue to function in a democratic form in the future this is essential. A few more Democrat administrations like Obama’s and we will effectively be a dictatorship.

To win on the national level, we have to restrict which issues we will campaign upon in the national elections. Read More»

Global warming zealots’ first problem: I like it warm

I would like to disagree with Mr. Paul Lentz on several things on global warming. The reason they changed it to climate change is when the left starts getting pushed back from whatever they are pushing, then they change the name to camouflage their agenda.

I noticed Mr. Lentz used the words “arctic vortex” which is an old term in weather circles, and it was used to scare the people . It probably started from the Weather Channel; they like to scare people. I would like to say up front I like warm weather. Read More»

Jerry Eugene Kelley, 73, of Fayetteville

Jerry Eugene "Little Papa" Kelley, 73, of Fayetteville, passed away January 29, 2014.

He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. He retired after 30 years as a mechanic with Delta Air Lines. He was an Elder at Riverdale Christian Church. He will be greatly missed by his family, especially his grandchildren. Read More»

Ollie Joe Wingo, 82, of Fayetteville

Ollie Joe Wingo, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away February 2, 2014.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Doris Bray Wingo; son Steve Wingo and sisters Geraldine Wallace and Jeanette Greer.

He is survived by his wife Carolyn Wingo of Fayetteville; sister Margie Loudermilk of Newnan; brother James Wingo of Union City; step-sons Steven (Tina) Shiflett of Hampton and Chuck (Jill) Shiflett of Peachtree City; grandchildren Kelsey Shiflett, Alan Shiflett, Kevin Shiflett and Zac Shiflett. Read More»

Genevieve G. Peek, 82, of Fayetteville

Genevieve G. "Meme" Peek, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away February 1, 2014.

She was an avid gardener, cook and seamstress. She was also a founding member of The Summit Church of South Fayette.

She was preceded in death by her parents Arthur and Cora Garner, three brothers and two sisters. Read More»

Norman Miles, of Fayetteville

Norman Miles

Norman (Jack) Miles, of Fayetteville Ga., died February 2, 2014, at the age of 84.

He was employed in the banking industry in Smyrna, Ga. and retired to
Jacksonville Fla. and Fayetteville Ga.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Bobbie Miles; four daughters, Susan (Dean) Bundrick of San Antonio, Texas, Jackie Thomason of Marietta Ga., Leslie (Joe) Tyson of Smyrna Ga., and Amy (Scott) Kowalski of Lynchburg Va.; eleven grandchildren and six great grand children; one sister, Jo Ann Porter of Powder Springs Ga.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Frances Arnold. Read More»

Paul H. McCullough, 81, of Fayetteville

Paul H. McCullough, 81, of Fayetteville, died Saturday afternoon after a long illness.

He and his family moved from Indiana to Georgia in 1966 and moved to Fayette County in 1986. He and his wife built the "pretty yellow house" which was known as a "landmark" on New Hope Road. Read More»

William Robert Bunn, age 45 of Fayetteville

William Robert Bunn

April 22, 1968 - January 24, 2014

Mr. William Robert "Robbie" Bunn, age 45 of Fayetteville, passed away on Friday, January 24, 2014 at Atlanta Medical Center.

Mr. Bunn was born in Griffin, Ga. on April 22, 1968. He was a member of the No Bull Hunting Club and in his spare time he enjoyed riding motorcycles. Read More»

Joyce Lee Woodall, 60, of Fayetteville

Joyce Lee Woodall, 60, of Fayetteville, passed away January 21, 2014.

She started a pet rescue, "Love-A-Pet" in 2008 and worked tirelessly to rescue dogs and she had a booth every year at the Renaissance Festival. She was a staff member with Camp Firefly, a camp for sick children, for 25 years. She always chose to see the good in people. She was Aunt Joyce to everyone she met and all who loved her and all she loved.

She was preceded in death by her husband Wesley C. Woodall; daughter Melanie Woodall; and mother & father Juanita & Archie L. Turner; and brother Wayne Turner. Read More»

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