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Mary A. Landry, 80, of Peachtree City

Mary A. Landry, 80, of Peachtree City, Ga., died May 31.

She was born in Nahant, Mass., on Nov. 2, 1930 and raised in Lynn. Married 60 years to her husband, Will, who preceded her in death 2 1/2 years ago, she saw the world as a young military wife and mother raising her children, Donna Groover of Peachtree City and Steven Landry of Lynn, MA.

She is survived also by her three grandchildren, Brian, Keith and Lauren Groover, who reside in Texas and six great grandchildren: Trevin, Corbin, Anderson, Breslyn, Bennett and Hayes, who all knew her as Nonnie. Read More»

Mr. Wilmer S. Dixon, 90, of Fayetteville

Mr. Wilmer S. Dixon, 90, of Fayetteville, passed away on June 9, 2011.

Mr. Dixon is preceded in death by his parents Shaltoe and Bonnie Palmour Dixon; brother Sherman Dixon; sisters Mildred Campbell and Ruth Anderson.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years Eloise Dixon; daughter Nancy Stanley and her husband Rick of Fayetteville; granddaughter Megan White and her husband Matt of Rome; great-grandchild Harper White; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Enjoying an upgrade

Enjoying an upgrade

Luke and Matthew Jones are enjoying the new personal computers that are now in the Children's Department of the Peachtree City Library. The three new personal computers and software were purchased and donated to the library by The Friends of the Peachtree City Library. The Friends raised funds for this donation through their ongoing book sale at the library and from several large sales held throughout the year. For more information, or to sign up for emails about library events, contact ptc.library.friends@gmail.com. Photo/Special.

Getting ‘tired’ at football camp

Getting ‘tired’ at football camp

Over a hundred area kids and teens gathered at the Starr’s Mill football complex for the annual Starr’s Mill football camp. Coaches and former players guided the campers through a variety of drills each morning. These campers lifted the tires on their way to hitting the tackling dummies. For more pictures, see the gallery here. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Anna Elizabeth Van Horn, 9, of Peachtree City

Anna Elizabeth Van Horn, 9, of Peachtree City, GA was involved in a tragic accident on June 3, 2011 that sent her to Heaven.

Anna was a very beautiful, outgoing and intelligent girl with an “old soul.” She loved animals, art, music, and to ride horses. Justin Bieber and Bon Jovi are among her favorite musicians. She adopted Phoenix, a right whale from the New England Aquarium. Anna was taking guitar lessons and preparing to audition for chorus. She loved the environment and participated in the “Green Team” at Braelinn Elementary School in Peachtree City. Read More»

Mrs. Lorraine Marie Marciano, 84, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Lorraine Marie Marciano, 84, of Peachtree City, passed away on June 8, 2011.

Mrs. Marciano is survived by her son, Stephen Marciano and his wife Eileen; daughter Joan Schloegel and her husband George; son Joseph Marciano and his wife Deborah; eleven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers and one sister.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com

Randolph H. Crider, 84, of Peachtree City

After a brief illness, Randolph H. Crider, 84, of Peachtree City, Georgia died peacefully Tuesday, June 7, 2011, with family by his side.

He was born in St. Matthews, SC on December 14, 1926. Randy joined the Navy and was stationed in Maine as a 3rd Class Yeoman during WWII. He attended the University of SC and retired in 1990 from Burroughs/Unisys after 42 years of service. Randy was an active member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Fayetteville and a charter member of Rock of Ages Lutheran Church in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Read More»

Kimberly Marie Fowler, 29, of Newnan

Kimberly Marie Fowler, 29, of Newnan, formerly of Fayette County died Tuesday, June 7, 2011.

Mrs. Fowler was a school teacher with the Coweta County Schools. She was a graduate of Starrs Mill High School and West Georgia College.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph K. Fowler of Newnan; daughter Madison Marie Fowler of Newnan; parents Skip and Karen Clark of Sharpsburg; brothers David Clark of Senoia and Bobby Clark of Roopville; grandmothers Joan Sabo and Mary Ann Jones; nephews Ethan, Jacob, Jet and Ace Clark. Read More»

Dogs (and their companions) get their day in PTC

Dogs (and their companions) get their day in PTC

The Bark for Life fund-raiser to support the American Cancer Society Relay for Life held June 4 at Drake Field in Peachtree City saw more than 40 canine entries for the various events. Watching the excitement was Mary Lou Goehring and MacKay, her 7-year-old West Highland Light Terrier. Photo/Ben Nelms.

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