Clinical Pastoral Education offered at Piedmont-Fayette

Single units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) will be offered at Piedmont Fayette Hospital in January 2015. Applications for the January class should be submitted by Dec. 17.

Students of theology, ordained clergy, members of religious orders and qualified people of all faiths (pastors, priests, rabbis, imams and others) are invited to apply for the training. Read More»

John Joseph Agramonte, 83, of Sharpsburg

John Joseph Agramonte, 83, of Sharpsburg, Ga. passed away December 8, 2014 at his Coweta County home. Mr. Agramonte was born on December 17, 1930 in New York City, N.Y. to Mercedes and Bolivar Agramonte.

He attended Stuyvesant High School in N.Y. He continued his education at Georgia Institution of Technology graduating in 1952 with a degree in Industrial Management. He enjoyed managing his business Fayette Cleaning Service; spending time with his family and his treasured dog PePe.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and a daughter, Teresa Lori Agramonte. Read More»

Kenneth Odell Baker II, age 51, of Senoia

Kenneth Odell Baker II

Kenneth Odell Baker II (Kenny), age 51, of Senoia, Ga., passed away on Tuesday, December 02, 2014, in Fayetteville, Ga.

He was born in Huntington, W. Va., to Kenneth and Lois Baker. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lois Baker. Read More»

Barbara Louise Patrie, of Fayetteville

Barbara Louise (Murrell) Patrie, of Fayetteville, Ga., born August 1, 1934, passed from this life on Saturday, December 6, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Eunice Lee Murrell, granddaughter, Tara L. Baker, and son, Samuel W. Patrie.

She was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church and Augustin Clayton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Her love of children showed in the twenty years she devoted to them in Bible school, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Tamassee DAR School. Read More»

Alix Kersey, 96, of Fayetteville

Alix "Laggie" Kersey, 96, of Fayetteville, passed away on December 8, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Verdie and Susan Nolen Stallings.

She is survived by nieces; Sarah Blum, Sue Spears and Angela Phillips and several great nieces and nephews.

The graveside service will be held Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 3 p.m, at Westminster Memorial Gardens in Peachtree City, Ga. The family will receive friends after the service at the home of Sue Spears to celebrate Laggie's life. Read More»

Joe Harold Pritchett, Sr. & Dorothy Marie Vickery Pritchett

Joe Harold Pritchett, Sr. and Dorothy Marie Vickery Pritchett held hands in the presence of the Lord on December 5, 2014.

Funeral services for both were held Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Rev. Ray Kuykendall officiated. Burial followed at Holly Hill Memorial Gardens.

The family received friends Monday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in their memory to Mt. Olive Baptist Church (3491 Washington Road East Point, Ga. 30344).

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville –

Rachel McAteer, 75, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Rachel McAteer, 75, of Fayetteville, died December 6, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband Billy McAteer, Sr.

She is survived by her children: daughter Melodie & Tom Russell of Hiram, Ga.; Chris McAteer of Jonesboro; daughter Tracy McAteer of Fayetteville; daughter Lisa McAteer of Fayetteville; son Billy McAteer of Cincinnati, Ohio; son Jason McAteer of Stockbridge; son Ryan McAteer & his partner Rick Bodwell of Snellville; 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild, as well as several brothers and sisters. Read More»

Piedmont Fayette seeks applicants

Since 1997, hospital’s Auxilary gives annual scholarship to health students

Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s Auxiliary is seeking applicants for the Elizabeth Wilmot Bull Memorial Scholarship.

The statewide, merit-based scholarship is awarded annually to students enrolled in a medical or health-related field of study, excluding pre-med or pre-nursing, at an accredited Georgia college, university or technical school medical program.

Qualified applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and provide an official transcript from the school they attend, two letters of reference and a personal narrative related to their occupational choice and goals. Read More»

Students work to help local Habitat projects

From left are Kevin Cormier, Stacy Brooks and Ben Ricker with the garland they helped to hang. Photo/Submitted.

Newnan-Coweta Habitat for Humanity, Inc. partnered with Equip to Excel in the Coweta County Schools in collaboration with Goodwill.

Coweta County Schools sent five students in the Equip to Excel program to volunteer at the Newnan-Coweta Habitat for Humanity ReStore. At the store the students learned valuable lessons geared toward skill development for job readiness after graduation. Read More»

Rick Jones, 64, of Fayetteville

Rick Jones, 64, of Fayetteville, Georgia, died Sunday, November 16, 2014.

Rick Jones is survived by his wife, Allene Jones; daughter Kelley (Michael) Meyers; and son Daniel (Caroline) Jones; and grandchildren, Katelyn Meyers, age 2; and Lily Jones, age 14 months.

He is also survived by his sister, Cindy (John) Davis, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Melba Jones, and his father, Richard Jones, Sr. Read More»