Fayette County

VFW Post 9949 to meet Jan. 13

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9949 meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at The Gathering Place(Senior Citizens Center) in Peachtree City, located at 203 McIntosh Trail. Qualified veterans contact Jim Ryan 770-631-3417 for further information. Our next meeting is January 13.  

Mrs. Judith Gerike, 74, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Judith Gerike, 74, of Peachtree City, passed away on December 27, 2010.

Mrs. Gerike is preceded in death by her parents, Michael Kouris and Edith Lee Kouris.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 53 years Harold W. Gerike; sons Michael (Joann) Gerike of Crown Point, IN, John Gerike of Seattle, WA and Thomas (Angie) Gerike of Normal, IL; grandchildren, Michael Gerike and Amy Gerike of Crown Point, IN and Amanda Gerike and Brian Gerike of Normal, IL; sisters, Athene (Frank) Knapik of Munster, IN and Marilyn (Bill) Darmody of Peachtree City; five nieces and nephews. Read More»

Investigators searching for missing 12 year-old Fayette County girl

Investigators searching for missing 12 year-old Fayette County girl

Investigators with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office are currently searching for 12 year-old Isabeth Yanez who was last seen on Dec. 27. Investigators said the Fayette County girl may be with Simon Quintana Guiterrez and the two might be in route to either North Carolina or Mexico. Read More»

Two arrested in PTC burglaries

Peachtree City Police early Wednesday morning arrested two Atlanta men in connection with two Christmas week residential burglaries in the Smokerise subdivision. The burglary of a home in the Kedron Hills subdivision during the same period of time is still under investigation. Read More»

Ms. Ba Dat (Xuan/Sue Ann) Caldwell of Peachtree City

Ms. Ba Dat (Xuan/Sue Ann) Caldwell of Peachtree City died December 23, 2010.

Ba Dat was the owner of Sue Ann Alterations in Peachtree City.

She is survived by her sons, Andy Caldwell and his wife Teresa of Charlotte; Jason Caldwell of Newnan; grandchildren, Tyler Caldwell, Shea Caldwell and Raina Caldwell, all of Charlotte; sister, Hong Nguyen of Peachtree City; brother, Dung Nguyen of Vietnam; step mother, Ban Nguyen of Vietnam; niece Yen Do and nephew Khang Ha , both of Peachtree City. Read More»

Mrs. Lovie Walters Jenkins of Peachtree City

Mrs. Lovie Walters Jenkins of Peachtree City, GA died Friday, December 24, 2010.

Mrs. Jenkins was a member of the LaGrange United Methodist Church in LaGrange , N.C. She was an Army Air Force veteran of WWII. She was preceded in death by her husband Herbert Jenkins.

She is survived by her daughter Judy Dietz and her husband Jim of Peachtree City; grandsons Jay Dietz; Jason Dietz and his wife Kim; great-grandchildren Lindsey, Emma and Grant, all of Newnan; sister Mrs. Eula M Walters of San Francisco. Read More»

Mrs. Dorothy A. Callan Peterson of Peachtree City

Mrs. Dorothy A. Callan Peterson of Peachtree City, GA died December 23, 2010.

Mrs. Peterson, formerly of Worcester , was preceded in death by her parents Peter and Elizabeth (Kennedy) Callan of Worcester, her brother Francis X. Callan of Shrewsbury , and her husband of 54 years, Kenneth R. Peterson.

She was a graduate of Hahnemann Hospital School of Nursing and worked as an RN for the City of Worcester Health Department. She was licensed in the states of MA and IL. She retired after moving to Georgia and devoted her life as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Read More»

Jesse C. Kennemore, Fayetteville

Mr. Jesse C. Kennemore of Fayetteville passed away Monday, Dec. 20, 2010.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Kennemore of Fayetteville; daughter, Trina Croley and husband Tim of Greenville, Ala.; brother, Ruben Kennemore and wife Retta of Hampton; sister, Wanda Hicks and husband Patrick of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Lisa Oster and husband Jonathan; Lacy Thompson; great grandchildren, Alyssa Tucker Oster; Logan Oster and three step great-grandchildren. Read More»

Mary Ann Passafiume, Peachtree City

Ms. Mary Ann Passafiume of Peachtree City passed away Monday, Dec. 27, 2010.
She is survived by her sisters, Bernadette Amis and husband, Robert, of Fayetteville; Donna Lee Cole of Fayetteville; uncle, Anthony Passafiume; nieces and nephews. Read More»

Sybil Ferguson, Fayetteville

Mrs. Sybil Ferguson of Fayetteville passed away Dec. 24, 2010. Read More»