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Gordon Lewis Haygood, age 70 of Fayetteville

Mr. Haygood was born in Acworth, GA on January 24th 1941 to the late Mr. James Thomas Haygood and Ms. Lorene Martin. He was preceded in death by his sister Ms. Imogene Wilkey.

Mr. Haygood is survived by his wife of 51 years Mrs. Julia E. Haygood and daughter Summer Haygood , both of Fayetteville. He is also survived by his brother Grady T. Haygood of McDonough, sister-in-law Nancy Smith of Mentone, Ala., God daughter Christine Cole of Fayetteville, special “granddaughter” Kera Parr of McDonough and many nieces and nephews. Read More»

Leona Rose Shedeak, 88, of Peachtree City

Leona Rose Shedeak, 88, of Peachtree City, GA passed away on June 15, 2011 surrounded by her three daughters and caregiver, Elba Espinosa. Read More»

Donna Ruth Yoder, 73, of Fayetteville

Donna Ruth Yoder, 73, of Fayetteville passed away June 18, 2011. She was a member of Harps Crossing Baptist Church.

Survivors include daughters Robin Veld and her husband Daryl, of Mingo, IA, Lori Loewer and her husband Dennis of Fayetteville, and Gayle Yoder of Woodland, CA; grandchildren Seth, Sean, Nathan, Natlie, Shelby, Shane, Kimberly, and Kevin.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel with Pastor Ken Helms officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Read More»

Mildred Maroney Pope, 73, of Fayetteville

Mildred Maroney Pope, 73, of Fayetteville passed away June 17, 2011.

Mrs. Pope was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God. She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas T. Pope.

Survivors include daughter Andrea Camp; grandson Jordan Camp; sisters Barbara Reid and Sue Rogers.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Monday, June 20, 2011 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel with Pastor Mike Kofhal and Pastor Larry Hammock officiating. The burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Monday 12:00 to 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Read More»

Harold E. Barnett, 74, of Fayetteville

Harold E. Barnett, 74, of Fayetteville, GA, passed away on June 16, 2011.

He was born in Atlanta, GA on July 27, 1936 to the late Thomas S. and Annie Lou Barnett. He served 2 years in the US Marine Corps and 3 years in the US Army. He was a member of the sheet metal workers of Amer Local 85. He retired from BH&W Sheet Metal Co. after 35 years. He grew up in Hapeville, GA, living in Fayetteville GA the last 35 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing.

Harold was preceded in death by his wife Mary Barnett and his brother Tom Barnett. Read More»

Mrs. Kathleen “Kay” Rochelle Sharp, 44, of Senoia

Mrs. Kathleen “Kay” Rochelle Sharp, of Senoia, passed away on June 16, 2011 following a valiant battle with cancer at the age of 44.

She was a loving wife, daughter and sister, who was extremely kind, caring and faithful. She was a member of Gracepointe Church and is described as a “Woman of faith,” one who harbored no anger and was always quick to forgive. Kay graduated from Riverdale High School in 1985, before beginning a 13-year career with Chick-fil-A at their corporate headquarters.

She is preceded in death by her father Charles Davis. Read More»

Genevieve Oddo, 94, of Fayetteville

Genevieve Oddo, 94, long-time resident of Fayette County, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday morning, June 12, 2011. Read More»

Flora Mae Perkins, 99, of Fayetteville

Flora Mae Perkins, age 99, of Fayetteville. Read More»

First Market Day of 2011 in Fayetteville Saturday

This Saturday, June 18 is the first Market Day event for 2011 and the marks the 4th year since its inception. Along with over 50 vendors, Fayetteville Main Street wants to welcome everyone to come out to the Gazebo in Downtown Fayetteville and browse through a variety of vendors showcasing their homemade and homegrown products.  Everything from jewelry, jellies, flowers, and birdhouses to organic vegetables are available for sale to the public.  The Market opens at 10 a.m. and will close at 2 p.m.  Read More»

PTC girl, 7, raises money for missions 1 muffin, 1 cup of coffee at a time

Zara Morgan, left, with some of her Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins and sister, Monse, by the coffee station. The muffins and coffee were for sale during swimming practice at the Planterra Ridge pool last week. Photo/Michael Boylan.

There are good ideas and then there are great ideas. Zara Morgan, 7, of Peachtree City had a great idea when she heard some of the parents at her sister’s morning swimming practices wishing they had a cup of coffee. If she set up a coffee stand and sold coffee and muffins, the parents needing a little morning pick me up would probably buy something. Read More»

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