Religion Briefs 06/29//11

Early deadline for July 6 paper
The Citizen offices will be closed Monday, July 4, for the holiday. The normal Monday deadline will be changed. The deadline will be noon on Friday, July 1, for religion articles, weddings, engagements and births to be published on Wednesday, July 6. Please make a note of this on your calendars.

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Major General Theodore (Ted) Franklin Mallory III, 68, of Fayetteville

Major General Theodore (Ted) Franklin Mallory III, 68, died at his home on Sunday, June 26, 2011 following a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born on Aug. 10, 1942, in Eufaula, Alabama, to the late Theodore and Exie Adams Mallory Jr. He attended Stranahan High School in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and was graduated in 1960. Read More»

John C. “Mack” Bray, 88, of Fayetteville

John C. “Mack” Bray, age 88, was born in Fayette County on May 29, 1923, the fifth of eight brothers, to Ruby Brown Bray and Burgess Bray.

He was a proud veteran of World War II, serving as a carpenter general in England, France and Germany from January 1943 to December 1945. He continued to work as a carpenter and later as a Fayette County Building Inspector from 1978 until retirement in 1992. He was actively involved with the Fayetteville Masonic Lodge #711 and was elected as Past Master in 1978. Read More»

Mrs. Virginia “Ginger” Lynne Fowler, 55, of Peachtree City

Mrs. Virginia “Ginger” Lynne Fowler, of Peachtree City, passed away on June 23, 2011 at the age of 55. Read More»

Mr. David Lee Crabtree, 56, of Brooks

Mr. David Lee Crabtree, 56, of Brooks, passed away on June 24, 2011 following a short illness.

He was a carpenter and was self-employed.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lee Lester Crabtree and Amy Vera Galloway Crabtree, and brothers Roy Crabtree and Lester Crabtree.

He is survived by one son, Trace Donaldson; his sister Sherry Osburn and her husband James of Brooks; sister-in-law Margaret Crabtree of Senoia; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Crabtree was cremated and a memorial service will be planned at a later date. Read More»

Peggy Lunell Miller, 86, of Fayetteville

Peggy Lunell Miller, age 86, of Fayetteville, GA passed away on June 19, 2011.

She was a housewife who was devoted to her family and friends.

She is survived by her son, Kevin Miller; daughter, Virginia Miller; grandchild, Robby Miller; great-granchildren, Nick and Jordan Miller.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home & Crematory, Peachtree City, GA

Troop 75 returns home to PTC with awards

Troop 75 returns home to PTC with awards

Troop 75, with 44 scouts and 12 adult leaders, recently returned from summer camp at Woodruff Scout Reservation in north Georgia. The troop attained the Scouting Traditions Award as well as the distinction of Honor Troop and were the best Dining Hall Cleaning Crew while at camp. As well as working on 148 merit badges, they had a scout to complete the mile swim, three scouts to become members of the “Dime Club” on the rifle range and had a Cracker Barrel with Troop 279 of Peachtree City. Troop 75 is sponsored by Peachtree City United Methodist Church. Photo/Deanna Pollard.

Most Improved Fifth Graders

Most Improved Fifth Graders

Each May the Metro Fayette Kiwanis recognizes the most improved 5th grade student in Fayette County, and a reception is given for those 16 students and their families. Chief Judge Chris Edwards spoke to the students and posed for a picture. From left are Sam Boers, Chase Slaton, Javier Gamez, Davis Mokry, Judge Edwards, Chase Sullivan, Carson Lewis, and Jacob Hawkins. Standing from left are Mark Valeich, Sara Paden, Callie Peavy, Devon Dixon, Sarah Minor, Samantha Stevenson, Taylor Sullivan, and Veronica Hornsby. The club meets each Tuesday noon at the IHOP in Fayetteville. Photo/Carolyn Cary 

Fayette veterans prepare to hand out Old Glory

Fayette veterans prepare to hand out Old Glory

Who better than a veteran to hand out American flags on the 4th of July? As is their tradition, the four veterans groups of Fayette County will be at the front of the PTC 4th of July Parade and have joined together to hand out thousands of flags along the parade route. From left are Guy Mitchell, Marine Corps League Detachment 1325, Arnie Geiger, American Legion Post 50, Liz Geiger, Legion Auxiliary Unit 50, Robert Ladd, American Legion Post 105, Bill Camper, VFW Post 9949, and Denny Leander, American Legion Post 105. Photo/Special.

Dr. Edgar Lee Bolin, Jr., D.C., 80, of Fayetteville

Dr. Edgar Lee Bolin, Jr., D.C., died Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital.

A native of Sumter, SC, he was born August 5, 1930. Dr. Bolin grew up in Savannah, GA, and as a child attended Massey Elementary School, 38th Street School, and graduated from Savannah High School in 1948. He attended Armstrong Jr. College in Savannah, George Washington University in Washington, DC, and graduated from Palmer Chiropractic College in Davenport, IA. Read More»