Bernard Berl “B.B.” Morrison, 91, of Fayetteville

Bernard Berl “B.B.” Morrison, 91, of Fayetteville, GA, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011 of heart failure.

Mr. Morrison was born November 15, 1919 in Linton, IN, the son of the late Berl McKinley Morrison and Jenny Lynn. Read More»

Mr. William Henry “Stonie” Stonier, III, 51, of Peachtree City

Mr. William Henry “Stonie” Stonier, III of Peachtree City, GA, passed away on August 4, 2011 at the age of 51.

Mr. Stonier was a proud member of the United States Marine Corps, and later in the Colorado National Guard serving in Operation Desert Storm with 12 years of service. He was a loving husband, father and son who was dedicated to his family and believed in living life to the fullest.

He is preceded in death by his father, William Henry Stonier, II and his brother, Lewis Stonier. Read More»

Blanche Kelley Stanton, 85, of Peachtree City

Blanche Kelley Stanton, age 85, passed away on July 20, 2011 in her home in Peachtree City, Georgia.

Mrs. Stanton was the beloved daughter of Carrie Waters Kelley and Charlie Hoke Kelley. She was born in Pickens County, South Carolina on September 18, 1925.

Mrs. Stanton was an excellent student and served as a member of the National Beta Club in High School. After her high school graduation, she attended Michigan State University where she studied Geography and Home Economics. Read More»

Brunson W. “Bunny” Bolin, 87, of Tyrone

Brunson W. “Bunny” Bolin, 87, husband of Hazel Stroud Bolin of Tyrone, Ga., passed away on Aug. 3, 2011 at his residence.

Mr. Bolin was born in Greenville, S.C., on Feb. 15, 1924.

The relatives and friends of Brunson “Bunny” Bolin are invited to attend his committal service on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. at the VA Georgia National Cemetery, 1080 Veterans Cemetery Road, Canton, Georgia.

Mr. Bolin was preceded in death by his parents, James W. D. Bolin and Addie McWhirter Bolin; grandson Timothy Bolin and daughter-in-law Sandy Wilson Bolin. Read More»

Cheryl Lyn Neely, 50, of Peachtree City

Cheryl Lyn Neely, of Peachtree City, passed away Friday, August 05, 2011.

She was born May 9, 1961 in Bedford, Ohio and graduated from R. B. Chamberlin High School in Twinsburg, Ohio in 1979. Cheryl served in the U. S. Army and Ready Reserve. She attended Ohio State University, then completed her nursing degree at Niagra Community College in Buffalo, New York. Cheryl loved her job at Piedmont Newnan Hospital working with babies in the N.I.C.U. Read More»

PTC Girl Scouts earn Bronze Award

Members of the Peachtree City Girl Scout Troop 436 with the donations collected for the Fayette County Animal Shelter as part of their Bronze Award Service Project. Standing are Mary Katherine Adcox and Rachel Fox. Sitting (front row, L-R) are Madison Martin, Erin Macke and Morgan Beck. Back row, Hannah Price, Ainslie Schmidt, Carolyn Sanders, Sarah O’Toole and Katherine Farrell. Not pictured: Lilly Carter and Troop Leaders Sandy Macke and Karen Sanders. Photo/Special.

Peachtree City Girl Scout Troop 436 was recognized in a formal ceremony in May for earning the highest award in Junior Girl Scouting, the Girl Scout Bronze Award. Each of these girls has achieved the high ideals and goals expressed by Juliette Gordon Low, who founded the Girl Scout movement in 1912. These 11 girls have served their country, community, and God with their hard work and skills. Read More»

PTC CAP squadron welcomes new commander

Major Randall S. “Randy” Stastny of Fayetteville. Photo/Special.

Major Randall S. “Randy” Stastny of Fayetteville assumed command of Civil Air Patrol’s Peachtree City — Falcon Field Composite Squadron, GA116, from Lt. Col. David “Dave” Mitchell on June 16. Maj. Stastny has been a member of Civil Air Patrol and the local squadron since 2008. Read More»

Benjamin Harrison Reynolds, Jr., 88, of Peachtree City

Benjamin Harrison Reynolds, Jr., 88, of Peachtree City, GA passed away August 3, 2011.

He was born March 13, 1923 in Atlanta, GA He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and employed as a plant contract supervisor for Southern Bell. Read More»

William K. Cress, 75, of Fayetteville

William K. (Bill) Cress, 75, of Fayetteville, entered into eternal rest to be with the Lord on August 2, 2011. He died of complications from acute leukemia. He was born May 3, 1936 in Butler, Tennessee. Bill graduated from Carson-Newman College in 1958 and entered the U.S. Army shortly after graduation. After serving his country, Bill started his career with Delta Air Lines in 1961. He spent most of his 33 years as an Internal Auditor for the airline. After retirement in 1994, he continued working for Delta as a contract employee for another 10 years. Read More»

Celebrating 70 years together

Celebrating 70 years together

Massachusetts residents John and Ellen Gallant traveled to Peachtree City last week to be near relatives as they celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary at the home of Jim and Julie Veilleux. The couple met on a blind date in 1938 and were married on Aug. 2, 1941. John joined the Navy and served in the North Atlantic on a destroyer escort in WWII. Ellen and their family moved from Massachusetts to Michigan to Missouri and back to Massachusetts again over the years while rearing eight children. John sold ice from an ice truck with his father in his younger years and made and sold root beer. Read More»

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