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FFUMC’s annual Christmas Tour of Homes planned for Dec. 4 & 5

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s 2010 Christmas Tour of Homes is Sat., Dec. 4 and Sun., Dec. 5 from 1 – 5 p.m. The community is invited to tour beautifully and seasonally decorated homes including the 1855 Holliday Dorsey Fife House and Prime Financial.

This year, a special addition to the Tour of Homes features Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy’s personal collection of more than 100 classic and antique cars, many with unique histories, on display. Read More»

Religion Briefs 11/17/10

Prayer and praise group meets in Tyrone
A group of about 35-40 believers from the “southern crescent of Atlanta” recently started what is now a weekly prayer and praise gathering in Tyrone. Many contributed by singing, praying, and sharing from the Scripture. The group plans to meet every Friday night at 7:14 p.m. ( See 2 Chronicles 7:14) at the Compass Dance Academy, 118 Palmetto Rd., Suite A, Tyrone. For information, call 770-632-5600.

November Craft Sale tables available Read More»

Womack-Wiggins engagement

Shannon Ashley Womack engaged to Capt. Victor Marcel Wiggins

Shannon Ashley Womack and Capt. Victor Marcel Wiggins have announced their engagement.

The future bride is the daughter of Sabrina and Christopher Womack of Atlanta and is a 2003 graduate of Woodward Academy. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in communications from Northwestern University in Chicago, Ill. and is employed by DDB Worldwide Communications in New York City. Read More»

Mrs. Esta Elizabeth Thompson (Howell), 97

Mrs. Esta Elizabeth Thompson (Howell) died Sunday, November 14, 2010, age 97.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.R. “Slim” Thompson, and her son, Donald H. Thompson.

She is survived by her son Weyman E. Thompson of Newnan; daughter, Glenna T. Moss and her husband James of Fayetteville; sons, James Dell Thompson and his wife Jerry Anne of Wedowee , AL , and Richard C. Thompson and his wife Zandra of Newnan; daughter-in-law Rachel Lee Thompson of Morrow; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mr. Vincent Waite, 79, of Senoia

Mr. Vincent Waite, of Senoia, age 79, died November 13, 2010.

He enjoyed reading his Bible and singing in his church.

He is survived by his wife, Mervis Plummer of Senoia; three daughters, Winnifred Waite of Maryland, Joan Waite of Florida, and Vanessa Waite of Maryland; son Michael Waite of New York; and 5 grandchildren. Read More»

Mrs. Vera F. Houston, 84, of Jonesboro

Mrs. Vera F. Houston, of Jonesboro, and a long-time Fayette County resident, passed away on November 13, 2010 at the age of 84.

Mrs. Houston was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoyed all types of sewing and cooking.

She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Mr. James Houston of Jonesboro; sons, Raymond Fuqua and his wife Shirley of Marietta, Lamar Fuqua and his wife Diane of Fayetteville; daughter Judy Policka of Jonesboro ; seven grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Read More»

Mr. Paul A. Rice, 59, of Fayetteville

Mr. Paul A. Rice, 59, of Fayetteville, died November 14, 2010.

He was a deacon at McDonough Road Baptist Church. His childhood love for planes led him to a career in aviation and membership into the Commerative Air Force in Peachtree City.

He is survived by his wife Lisa Rice and son Matt Rice of Fayetteville, his brother Greg & Kathy Rice of Athens, GA ; his uncle Peyton & Mazie Smith of Covington, TN as well as two nieces and several cousins. Read More»

Bonnie “Bon Bon” Louise Hawkins, 83, of Fayetteville

Bonnie “Bon Bon” Louise Hawkins, 83, of Fayetteville, died November 12, 2010.

She is preceded in death by her granddaughter Amanda Tanquary, son-in-law Ivey Godbee, Jr., and brother Dwain Sykes.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years William L. “Doodle” Hawkins, Sr.; daughter Cheryl and Lenus Sims of Kennesaw, Charlotte Godbee of Fayetteville, and Cindy and Tony Tanquary of Newborn; son Bill and Sheila Hawkins of Jacksonville, FL; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mrs. Helen Marjorie Carroll, 93, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Helen Marjorie Carroll, 93, of Fayetteville, passed away on November 11, 2010.

Mrs. Carroll was a member of the Fayetteville Church of Christ.

She is survived by her husband Larry Price Carroll; daughter, Mrs. Phyllis (Bill) Downs of Lake Forest, CA; son, Mr. John (Alice)Shepherd of Goodyear, AZ; granddaughter, Mrs. Kelli (Peter) Downs; great-granddaughter Delanee, all of Lake Forest, CA. Read More»

Marie Lillian Eades, 95, of Union City

Marie Lillian Eades, 95, of Union City, died November 11, 2010.

She was preceded in death by husband William H. Eades; daughter Camden Rutter; grandchildren Susanna Scruggs and Hunter Smith; 3 brothers and 1 sister. Read More»

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