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Leona Edna "Lee" Johnson, 88, Peachtree City

Leona Edna "Lee" Johnson, 88, Peachtree City, died Aug. 30, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Johnson, brothers, Mike and Shorty Zimbelman, and a sister, Tillie Kennedy. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with Chaplain Mangham officiating. Survivors include sons Robert and Joanne Johnson, and Larry and Kim Johnson; grandchildren, Jody and Lee Hamlett, Jennifer and James Chambers, Katie and Scott Kostuck, Jamie and Jason Moore, Cory Johnson, and Matthew Johnson; five great-grandchildren;  one sister; and three sisters-in-law. Read More»

Louise Mauldin Underwood, 99

Louise Mauldin Underwood, 99, Social Circle, formerly of Fayetteville, died Aug. 31, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon B. Underwood. She was a member of the Fellowship Sunday School Class at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. Services and interment were at Sylvester, Ga. Survivors include a son, Warren and Donna Underwood, Social Circle; grandchildren, Jennifer and Raghu Patil, Social Circle, and Amanda Underwood, Victoria and Austin Saxon, and Geoffrey Underwood, all of Fayetteville; and great-grandchildren, Madeline and Caroline Patil. Carl J. Read More»

Evelyn Lee Sellers, 68, Fayetteville

Evelyn Lee Sellers, 68, Fayetteville, died Sept. 1, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Lee Sellers. Memorial services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with Pastor Daryl McCard officiating. Survivors include sons, Daniel and Jane Sellers, and Brian Sellers; and grandchild, McKeehan Sellers; and a brother, James Hughey. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Dot Clarence "D.C." Pratt, 77, Fayetteville

Dot Clarence "D.C." Pratt, 77, Fayetteville, died Sept. 1, 2010. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Oliver and Hattie Walden Pratt, brothers, Harry Pratt, and C. A. Pratt, and sisters, Ann Eyestone, Betty Hale, and Jean Leazer. Services were at the Inman United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bob Kerr and the Rev. Royeese Stowe officiating. Interment was at the church cemetery. Survivors include his  wife, Pat Pratt, Fayetteville; daughters, Jackie Pratt and Samantha Pratt, both of Fayetteville; a brother, H.C. Read More»

Eloise D. Bolan, 88, Fayetteville

Eloise D. Bolan, 88, Fayetteville, died Sept. 2, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, WD Bolan Sr. She was born Sept. 1, 1922, the eldest of 17 children in Cave Spring, Ga.  Services were at the Corinth Baptist Church with Pastor Todd Dionne officiating. Interment was at Sunrise Memorial Gardens, Douglasville. Survivors include sons Walter Harvey and Marcia Ledford Jr., West Virginia, and WD and Shannon Bolan Jr., Florida; a daughter, Glenda and Phil Smith, Fayetteville; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Read More»

Wesley Henry Underwood, 64, Fayetteville

Wesley Henry Underwood, 64, Fayetteville, died Sept. 2, 2010.  Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Alice Robertson Underwood; sons, Michael and Heather Underwood, Greg Underwood, and Adam Underwood; sisters, Susan and Roger Bennett, and Nancy and Rob Jones. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

William Reginald Chapman, 79, Brooks

William Reginald Chapman, 79, Brooks, died Sept. 3, 2010. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Ralph and Mamie Lee Snead Chapmen, his first wife, Mattie Ruth Chapman, and sisters, Imogene Hansard and Charlotte Dixon. He was a lifetime Fayette County resident and was employed for 30 years by Ford Motor Company. He was active in the community through Boy Scouts and Little League Baseball. Services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel with interment at Camp Memorial Cemetery, Fayetteville. Read More»

Elpidio Apanay, 96, Fayetteville

Elpidio Apanay, 96, Fayetteville, died Sept. 2, 2010. He was preceded in death by son, Elpidio Apanay Jr. Memorial services were at the Carl J. Mowell chapel. Survivors include sons Dr. Manolo and Gloria Apanay, Marietta, and Julian and Zeny Apanay, Las Vegas; daughters, Filomena and Eddie Dela Concha, Fayetteville, and Dolores and Gerry Morales, San Francisco; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and daughter-in-law, Myna Apanay. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

Ortmann recognized as an Eagle Scout

Ortmann recognized as an Eagle Scout

On Monday night, Aug. 30 at the American Legion Log House in Fayetteville, Owen Ortmann was publicly recognized as Eagle Scout, the highest rank in scouting, at his Eagle Court of Honor. From left are former cubmaster Pack 175 Eddy Herndon, Eagle Scout Owen Ortmann, current scoutmaster troop 309 Brice Abell, former scoutmaster troop 309 Chip Beard, and former cubmaster pack 175 Cardell Hervey. Photo/Special.

Local American Legion post recognizes Tyrone PD for POW/MIA flag

Local American Legion post recognizes Tyrone PD for POW/MIA flag

Major Van Brock, Tyrone Police Department (R), is shown receiving a certificate of recognition presented to the city of Tyrone’s “Veteran’s Memorial Park” for their year-round display of the POW/MIA flag. David Niebes (L), POW/MIA Project Officer from Fayette County Post 105, makes the presentation.

Sept. 17 is POW/MIA Recognition Day, a national observance when the nation remembers its prisoners of war (POWs) and those military personnel who are still listed as missing in action (MIAs) from our nation’s conflicts. Read More»