Fayetteville

‘Life Groups’ continue through May 7 at Fayette Family Church

Fayette Family Church on Ga. Highway 54 recently started several new group ministries which are free and open to the community.

Called “Life Groups,” they will run weekly through May 7.

Classes and activities include a cooking class taught by the pastry chef at Frank’s Old Mill, an exercise class for all ages, a weight loss class, Bible studies for the English and Hispanic communities, marriage groups, prayer groups, an activity group for adults and singles 18-35, and a helps service for shut-ins, the homebound and the sick. Read More»

LaRocca-Rowlett engagement

Emily Dawn LaRocca engaged to Michael James Rowlett

Mr. And Mrs. Roch LaRocca of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Dawn LaRocca, to Michael James Rowlett, son of Mr. And Mrs. Jim Rowlett of Cabot, Ark.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Janice W. Bolton of El Paso, Texas and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph LaRocca of San Antonio, Texas. She will graduate from the University of Arkansas in May of 2011 with a bachelor of science degree in landscape architecture. Read More»

Morelock-Patterson engagement

Shannon Nicole Morelock engaged to Steven Scott Patterson

Shane and Linette Morelock of Fayetteville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Shannon Nicole Morelock, to Steven Scott Patterson, son of Steve and Teresa Patterson, also of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Shirley Morelock and the late James Morelock of Fayetteville, Mrs. Ann Asinof of Fayetteville, and Harold and Pat Cox of Griffin. She is a 2005 graduate of Fayette County High School and a 2010 graduate of Kennesaw State University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Read More»

Telemaque-Jones wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Jones

Kimberly Michelle Telemaque of Fayetteville and Harold Eugene Jones were married on Feb.11, 2011. Judge Joe Tinsley conducted the private ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs Powell of Houston, Texas.

The groom is the son of Mrs. Jones of Houston, Texas.

Linda Hearon of Fayetteville was maid of honor. Flowergirls were Daysha and Damaya Telemaque of Fayetteville. Demarcus Telemaque of Fayetteville served as best man.

Mr. and Mrs. Jones took a wedding trip to Orlando, Fla.

Maci Kayte Allen

Paul and Mandy Allen of Fayetteville announce the birth of their daughter, Maci Kayte. She was born on January 27, 2011 at 3:29pm at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Maci weighed 7lbs, 7oz and was 19.75 inches long.

Grandparents are Kay Croxton of Fayetteville, David Croxton of McDonough, and Margaret & Phillip Allen of Amelia Island, Florida. Great grandmother is Mamie McLean of Fayetteville.

Maci was welcomed home by her big brother, Jaden and big sister, Rachel

Walter Eugene “Gene” Pierce, age 72, of Fayetteville

Walter Eugene “Gene” Pierce, age 72, of Fayetteville, died Friday, February 18, 2011.

Mr. Pierce was a member of the Georgia Outsiders Car Club and enjoyed attending the club meetings. He also enjoyed classic cars, hot rods and attending car shows, swap meets and auctions. However, he mostly enjoyed spending time with his family and boating on Lake Jackson.

Mr. Pierce was the founder and former owner/operator of the Atlanta Steel and Equipment Company of Jonesboro. Read More»

Mr. James W. Bailey, 89, of Fayetteville

Mr. James W. Bailey, 89, of Fayetteville, died February 19, 2011.

He was born in the Starr’s Mill community in 1922 to the late Sam and Mamie Bailey. He served in both the US Merchant Marines and the US Navy during World War II. He retired in 1973 from Fort McPherson. He was also a member of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church .

He is survived by his sister-in-law Omie Lee Bailey of Fayetteville ; seven nieces and nephews: Sam Jones, Janelle Taylor, Larry Jones, Bobby Kerlin, Tom Kerlin, Cheryl Miller, and Richard Bailey. Read More»

Mrs. Shirley Marie Brown, 85, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Shirley Marie Brown, of Fayetteville, passed away on February 18, 2011 at the age of 85.

Mrs Brown was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who was a quiet supporter, and nurtured her family in all aspects of their lives. Shirley enjoyed family time, whether playing cards, sewing for her family and others, dancing, or playing golf, she always knew how to make life fun. She was a member of the St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church for over 42 years where she participated in the Women’s Circle and at one time taught public speaking classes. Read More»

Penelope Wanelle Welch, 70, of Fayetteville

Penelope Wanelle Welch, 70, of Fayetteville, died February 10, 2011.

She was preceded in death by her parents George Harvey and Lathan Welch.

She is survived by her daughters Anita and Terry Glaze of Fayetteville, Michelle and Tyler Smith of McDonough; son Derek and Katherine Copeland of North Pole, AK; grandchildren Megan and Alysa Glaze of Fayetteville, Drew Smith of McDonough, Jordan Copeland of North Pole, AK; sister Brenda Welch of Lanett, AL; brother Phillip Welch of Valley, AL. Read More»

Penelope Wanelle Welch, 70, of Fayetteville

Penelope Wanelle Welch, 70, of Fayetteville, Ga., died February 10, 2011.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 2:00 PM at Glad Tidings Assembly of God, Jonesboro. Rev. Larry Hammock will officiate. The family will receive friends after the service.

Born April 2, 1940, in Alabama, she lived in Alaska from the late 1990s until 2009. She had worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse for the Alaska Department of Corrections.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George Harvey and Lathan Welch. Read More»

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