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Richards-Maughan Engagement

Leah Richards engaged to Trey Maughan

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Richards of Brooks announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Richards, to Trey Maughan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Maughan formerly of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Wayne Richards of Fayetteville and the late Jean Richards, and Ralph Bedley of Greensboro and the late Eleanor Bedley. She is a 2004 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School and earned her bachelor’s degree in radiologic sciences from the Medical College of Georgia. She currently is a nuclear medicine technologist at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, Ga. Read More»

Biggs-Gable Engagement

Bethany Shell Biggs engaged to Kyle James Gable

Charlie and Barbara Biggs of Tyrone announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethany Shell Biggs, to Kyle James Gable, son of Kirk and Deede Gable of Douglasville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Charlie and Evelyn Shell of Fairburn and the late Norval and Elaine Biggs of Atlanta. She is a 2002 graduate of Sandy Creek High School and The University of West Georgia, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in early childhood education. She is employed by the Fayette County Board of Education as a kindergarten teacher. Read More»

Samaritans top 10 for May

The Fayette Samaritans is a non-profit organization dedicated to the food and clothing needs of Fayette Countians. Their needs for May are as follows:
1. Pancake Mix
2. Syrup’
3. Cornbread mix
4. Cereal
5. Potatoes
6. Pasta
7. Tooth paste
8. Toilet paper
9. Juice
10. Canned meat
The facility is located at 125 Hickory Rd., next to Fayetteville Christian Church. It is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to noon. Call them at 770-719-2707.

Adrienne Leigh Dumas, 32, of Fayetteville

Adrienne Leigh Dumas, 32, of Fayetteville, died May 2, 2010.

She was a 1996 graduate of Fayette County High and served 3 years in the Air Force in Spokane, Washington. She was a member of New Hope Church South. Adrienne was a great cook with spaghetti being the family favorite. Read More»

Frances McElveen Battles, 86, formerly of Fayette County

Frances McElveen Battles, 86, formerly of Fayette County, passed away on May 2, 2010, at Christian City Convalescent Center. Read More»

Mrs. Martha Campbell, 69, of Morrow

Mrs. Martha Campbell, 69, of Morrow, died April 30, 2010.

She is survived by her two daughters, Sonya Wilkes of Fayetteville and Beverly Goodson of Stockbridge; grandchildren Austin (Ashley) Wilkes, Samantha Wilkes and Matthew Goodson; stepfather George Johnson of Gray, GA.

Funeral services will be held Monday, May 3, 2010 at 4:00 PM in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Rev. Alan Parker will officiate. Burial will follow at Camp Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Monday prior to the service from 3:00 to 4:00 PM. Read More»

Mr. Hoke Stephens, 82, of Fayetteville

Mr. Hoke Stephens, 82, of Fayetteville, GA died May 1, 2010.

He was a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Stephens.

He is survived his two sons, Robert Stephens and Rhonda Osborne of Fayetteville and David and Shirley Stephens of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren Christopher, Bryan, Lance, and Savannah; three great grandchildren; brother Roy Stephens of Orlando, FL as well as nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mr. Thomas K. Hamall of Peachtree City

Mr. Thomas K. Hamall of Peachtree City died Thursday April 29, 2010.

Mr. Hamall was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife Barbara Hamall of Peachtree City; children, Mary Morales and her husband Romulo of Peachtree City; Eileen Marie Desai and her husband Mahesh of Atlanta; Annette Marie Freeman of Santa Rosa Beach, FL; Rosemary Ann Martinez and her husband Santos of Cordova TN; Claire Marie Moyer and her husband Richard of Taveres, FL; Kenneth Michael Hamall and his wife Rhonda of Cincinnati, Ohio; 13 grandchildren. Read More»

Mrs. Linda Jane Harrison, 72, formerly of Fayetteville

Mrs. Linda Jane Harrison, of Peachtree City, formerly of Fayetteville, passed away on April 29, 2010 at the age of 72.

Linda’s life revolved around her faith, her family, her friends and she walked with God daily. She was an active member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church where she served as a member of the Altar Circle, The Circle of Friends and as a member of the Eucharistic Adoration. She was a loving mother, grandmother and a friend to many. In her spare time she enjoyed gardening, reading the newspaper and working crossword puzzles. Read More»

Medford Allen Branch, 83, of Fayetteville

Medford Allen Branch, 83, of Fayetteville, died April 28, 2010.

He served his country in WWII in the US Marine Corps. Mr. Branch owned his own flight school, Aim Aviation, and was also the owner of Business Locksmith Services.

He is survived by his wife Dottie; son Max and his wife Debbie Branch; daughter Augusta and her husband Ed Davis; step-daughter Angie and her husband Rob Napier; grandchildren Sean and Joshua Branch, Aaron and Elizabeth Davis and Kennedy Napier; great-grandchildren; a brother and sisters; and nieces and nephews. Read More»

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