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Religion Briefs 07/07/10

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Lamb-Baxter Engagement

Ansleigh Elizabeth Lamb engaged to Bradley Christopher Baxter

David and Joy Lamb of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Ansleigh Elizabeth Lamb, to Bradley Christopher Baxter, son of Bob and Linda Baxter of Peachtree City.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the Rev. Bill and Joan Priester of Fayetteville and Richard and Bobbie Lamb of Panama City Beach, Fla. She is a 2005 graduate of Sandy Creek High School and a 2009 graduate of Georgia College & State University with a degree in early childhood education. She is currently employed with the Fayette County Board of Education at Kedron Elementary School. Read More»

Mary Evelyn Carroll-Washeleski, 88, of Fayetteville

Mary Evelyn Carroll-Washeleski, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away July 4, 2010.

Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Frank Washeleski; grandchildren Derek, Danny, Richard, Mike, Lisa, and Pat; daughter in law Becky Carroll; 14 great-grandchildren, and nieces & nephews.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 8, 2010 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel. The interment will be at Westminster Memorial Gardens. Read More»

Mr. Floyd Leeman “Frankie Lee” Swords, 68, of Fayetteville

Mr. Floyd Leeman “Frankie Lee” Swords, 68, of Fayetteville, lost his battle with cancer on July 2, 2010.

He was born to Floyd and Rose Lee Swords on November 10, 1941 in Greenville, SC. He was an Air Force veteran who proudly served his country for eight years, which led to his 26-year employment with Delta Airlines as a Line Maintenance Aircraft Mechanic. He was a man with a quick wit and sense of humor. He was an avid boater and craftsman. Read More»

Mrs. Linda Mae Mortiz of Peachtree City

Mrs. Linda Mae Mortiz of Peachtree City, GA died Tuesday, June 29, 2010.

She was preceded in death by her husband Todd and her son Shane.

A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, July 3, 2010 at 1:00 PM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Father Michael Kingery officiating.

Carl J. Mowell & Son, Peachtree City, GA (www.mowellfuneralhome.com)

Mr. Mitchell L. “Mitch” Brown of Peachtree City

Mr. Mitchell L. “Mitch” Brown of Peachtree City died Tuesday June 29, 2010.

He is preceded in death by his parents Gordon & Irene Ferguson Brown.

Mr. Brown is survived by his wife Margie of Peachtree City; children, Debbie Cook, Shirley Brown, both of Sharpsburg; Jamie Perrie of Monroe, Ga.; Rebecca Sargeant of Hollonville, Ga.; 8 grandchildren; brothers Sidney Brown of Athens; Jack Brown of Savannah; Jerry Brown of Montezuma, Ga; nieces and nephews. Read More»

Liette L. Utt, 64, of Peachtree City

Liette L. Utt, 64, of Peachtree City, GA died June 29, 2010.

Mrs. Utt was born in Canada and employed at Delta Air Lines. She was a loving wife, mother & grandmother.

She is survived by her husband Robert Utt; sons David Utt & wife Jennifer, Gary Utt & wife Christy; grandchildren Spencer, Connor, Jenna and Ben Utt, all from Peachtree City . Read More»

Mrs. Consobrina “Connie” Elizabeth Harrington, 76, formerly of Fayetteville

Mrs. Consobrina “Connie” Elizabeth Harrington, 76, of Greenville, FL, formerly of Fayetteville, died on Monday, June 28, 2010.

Mrs. Harrington is preceded in death by her parents, Johnny and Mary Ellison Huddleston; husband, Otis Harrington; son, Dennis Betsill; step-father, George Atkins; sister, Roxie Ana Huddleston. Read More»

A little self-doubt can be a good thing

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Self-doubt is usually seen as a bad thing in today’s society. Every self-help guru, every motivational speaker that I can think of gives advice on becoming self-empowered. The Christian world is in on the act, too, describing God by focusing on scriptures like 2 Corinthians 1:3, “God the Father of all mercies, and the God of all comfort,” and “John 10:11, which says, “God is the good shepherd who lays down his life for his sheep.” 1 John 3:1 says, “The Sovereign God who loves us so much that he calls us his children,” and James 1:17: “The Father who gives only good gifts.” Read More»

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