Fayetteville

Historic Cemetery Walk showcases Fayette’s past

Now in its third year, the revamped Cemetery Walk will be held for one night only on Saturday, Oct. 23. The nearby museum’s Spirit Guides will take visitors on a guided walking tour through the Historic City Cemetery. The tour will stop at different gravesites where visitors will meet spirits from beyond the grave and learn about local history through interesting tales that shaped Fayette County’s history. Read More»

Open Street Map 'party' in downtown Fayetteville

The City of Fayetteville and Open Street Map are seeking volunteers to help collect data of Downtown Fayetteville that will help create a new, user-friendly, online map of the city.  The “party” is being held on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Volunteers will meet at the Gazebo and be designated different sections of downtown to record street names, crosswalks, traffic signals, business names and much more.  Read More»

Richard Harold McNair, 73, formerly of Fayetteville

Richard Harold McNair, 73, formerly of Fayetteville, died October 15, 2010.

He retired from the Georgia Army National Guard. Mr. McNair worked 13 years for Boise Cascade and then was a 17-year employee of Fayette County Board of Education as a maintenance supervisor.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jeanette McNair; son James R. McNair of Shalimar , FL ; and brother Howard Pierce McNair and wife Anne of Florence, SC. Read More»

Mr. Royce Richardson, 95, of Fayetteville

Mr. Royce Richardson, 95, of Fayetteville, died October 16, 2010.

He retired after 22 years with Eastern Airlines, and he always loved to farm.

He is survived by his wife of 74 years Martha Mask Richardson of Fayetteville; four sons Eugene & Kim Richardson of Fayetteville, Jerry Glenn Richardson of Gay, GA, David & Ann Richardson of Fayetteville, and Ronnie & Jenny Richardson of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; one brother and three sisters. Read More»

Mr. Travis Lamar Smith, 87, of Fayetteville

Mr. Travis Lamar Smith, 87, of Fayetteville, passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2010.

Mr. Smith proudly served in the U.S. Army and received a Purple Heart medal.

He is survived by his son Lee Blackstone; three grandchildren, Shannon, Ivy and Lindsay; five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 2:00 PM at the First United Methodist Church of Jonesboro with Dr. George Freeman officiating. For those desiring, please make donations to the American Cancer Society, 310 Kelly Drive, Suite 3, Peachtree City, GA 30269, in memory of Mr. Smith. Read More»

Mr. Cleburn “Dick” Durward Tyree, 79, of Fayetteville

Mr. Cleburn “Dick” Durward Tyree, 79, of Fayetteville, passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2010.

Mr. Tyree proudly served his country in the USAF. After 32 years, he retired from Delta Air Lines as a foreman in the engine shop.

He is preceded in death by his daughter Brenda Smith. Read More»

Mr. James Arthur Buck II, 55, of Fayetteville

Mr. James Arthur Buck II, 55, of Fayetteville, died Monday October 11, 2010. Read More»

Stephen Martin Steen, 57, of Fayetteville

Stephen Martin Steen, 57, of Fayetteville, died October 11, 2010.

His family and flying were his passions in life. Mr. Steen was a Navy pilot for 7 years. Following his military service, he was a flight trainer for Burnsaid-Ott before beginning a career in commercial aviation flying for People Express and then American Airlines.

Mr. Steen is survived by Jeanne Steen of Fayetteville; sons Stephen Steen of Dawsonville and Sean Steen of Auburn, AL; sister Patty Trinkle and husband Mike of Fallbrook, CA; brother Brian Steen of Gordon, GA; and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mr. Richard Culver Croteau, 81, of Fayetteville

Mr. Richard Culver Croteau, 81, of Fayetteville, passed away on Monday, October 11, 2010.

Mr. Croteau has been a Mason for many years and was a nurse in Florida until 1998.

He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Jackie Gray; son David Croteau; daughter Kathleen Provencher; step-son Arvil Lee Callihan; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, June, Catherine, Virginia, Ann and Janice; brothers, Tom and Lynn, Jr.; sister-in-law Lucille Semon; five sisters; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mrs. Estelle Kinsey Howard, 74, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Estelle Kinsey Howard, 74, of Fayetteville, passed away on October 10, 2010.

Mrs. Howard is preceded in death by her grandparents, her parents, brother, niece and son, Gregory Lee Howard. Read More»

Recent Comments