Fayette County

Mr. Michael Robert Sage of Peachtree City

Mr. Michael Robert Sage of Peachtree City died September 7, 2010.

Mr. Sage was an executive recruiter for the Robert Sage & Associates Company.

He is survived by his brothers, Randy Sage and his wife Nancy of Peachtree City; Mark Sage and his wife Cathy of Tarpon Springs, FL; nieces and nephews, Craig Sage; Katy Sage; Chris Sage and Brandon Sage.

Mr. Sage was cremated and there were no local services.

Carl J Mowell & Son Peachtree City (www.mowellfuneralhome.com)

Mary Grace Pitts Gellerstedt, 83, of Fayetteville

Mary Grace Pitts Gellerstedt, 83, of Fayetteville, died peacefully at home September 7, 2010.

She is survived by her daughters Ruth Gellerstedt of Fayetteville and Ann (John) Ericksen of Mars, PA; sons Rev. Bob (Gloria) Gellerstedt of Japan and Bill (Toni) Gellerstedt of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren Jessica (Steve) Holmes and Danielle, Hannah, Katie, and Joshua Gellerstedt; brother John B. (Sheila) Pitts of Eustis, FL; and nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mr. Troy Eugene Williams, 56, of Tyrone

Mr. Troy Eugene Williams, 56, of Tyrone, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2010.

Mr. Williams is survived by his wife Vicki Watts Williams; daughters Rhonda Phelps and Shannon Lewis, both of Tyrone; son Nick Williams of Fayetteville; dad Paul J. Williams; mom and father-in-law Judy and Ralph Stephens of College Park; brother Paul Williams, Jr. of Palmetto; sisters Louise Williams of Jackson, Rosa Statham McDaniel of Jackson and Sherry Horne of Barnesville; eight grandchildren. Read More»

Richard Max Boyer, 70, of Fayetteville

Richard Max Boyer, 70, of Fayetteville, died September 5, 2010 after a long battle with lung cancer.

He was born in West Chester, PA on December 9, 1939. Richard spent 3 years in the Navy and 32 years as an Air Traffic Controller. Richard had assignments in Massachusetts , Virginia, Georgia and Hawaii.

He is preceded in death by his parents Earl and Louise Boyer and his sister Ruth Ann Jackson. Read More»

Fischer Crossing hearing comes with economic impact report

It’s all coming down to the meeting on Sept. 16. The Coweta County Commission that night will conduct a public hearing on a request Read More»

A different way to farm and to live

Fayette County residents Nicole and Scott Tyson are right at home on their small non-profit organic farm near Sharpsburg. The couple on their new farm grow organic fruits and vegetables and practice rotational grazing with the turkeys, sheep and chickens. The name of the operation, the 180-degree Farm, is illustrative of the concept that contradicts the long-held norm in farming. Scott and Nicole use no chemicals and everything is natural.

Standing on their small farm off Ga. Highway 154 near Sharpsburg last Saturday morning, Scott and Nicole Tyson surveyed the small acreage that is home to the couple’s non-profit 180-degree Farm. The name of the farm makes sense, considering that their approach to farming is the diametric opposite of what has become the accepted norm. Read More»

Leona Edna "Lee" Johnson, 88, Peachtree City

Leona Edna "Lee" Johnson, 88, Peachtree City, died Aug. 30, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Johnson, brothers, Mike and Shorty Zimbelman, and a sister, Tillie Kennedy. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with Chaplain Mangham officiating. Survivors include sons Robert and Joanne Johnson, and Larry and Kim Johnson; grandchildren, Jody and Lee Hamlett, Jennifer and James Chambers, Katie and Scott Kostuck, Jamie and Jason Moore, Cory Johnson, and Matthew Johnson; five great-grandchildren;  one sister; and three sisters-in-law. Read More»

Louise Mauldin Underwood, 99

Louise Mauldin Underwood, 99, Social Circle, formerly of Fayetteville, died Aug. 31, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon B. Underwood. She was a member of the Fellowship Sunday School Class at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. Services and interment were at Sylvester, Ga. Survivors include a son, Warren and Donna Underwood, Social Circle; grandchildren, Jennifer and Raghu Patil, Social Circle, and Amanda Underwood, Victoria and Austin Saxon, and Geoffrey Underwood, all of Fayetteville; and great-grandchildren, Madeline and Caroline Patil. Carl J. Read More»

Evelyn Lee Sellers, 68, Fayetteville

Evelyn Lee Sellers, 68, Fayetteville, died Sept. 1, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Lee Sellers. Memorial services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with Pastor Daryl McCard officiating. Survivors include sons, Daniel and Jane Sellers, and Brian Sellers; and grandchild, McKeehan Sellers; and a brother, James Hughey. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Dot Clarence "D.C." Pratt, 77, Fayetteville

Dot Clarence "D.C." Pratt, 77, Fayetteville, died Sept. 1, 2010. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Oliver and Hattie Walden Pratt, brothers, Harry Pratt, and C. A. Pratt, and sisters, Ann Eyestone, Betty Hale, and Jean Leazer. Services were at the Inman United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bob Kerr and the Rev. Royeese Stowe officiating. Interment was at the church cemetery. Survivors include his  wife, Pat Pratt, Fayetteville; daughters, Jackie Pratt and Samantha Pratt, both of Fayetteville; a brother, H.C. Read More»

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