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Pirani-Kassin Engagement

Evyn Pirani engaged to Patrick Kassin

Jim Pirani of Smyrna and Tom Kassin of Peachtree City announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Evyn Pirani and Patrick Kassin.

The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of McIntosh High School and a 2007 graduate of Valdosta State University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in marketing. She is currently a leasing and marketing coordinator with TPA Realty Services. Read More»

Tedford-Ivey Birth

Cole Ivey and Lynsey Tedford of Fayetteville announce the birth of their daughter, Rayah Layne, born Aug. 18 at 12:32 a.m. She weighed 7 lbs., 5 oz and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Matt and Sonya Tedford of Fayetteville. Fraternal grandparents are Greg Ivey and Becky Ford, also of Fayetteville.

Infant Weston Lee Brake

Infant Weston Lee Brake, beloved son of Eric & Rachel Brake, passed away September 10, 2010.

Weston is also survived by grandparents Carla & Richard Garcia and Bobby & Frankie Brake; great grandparents Carlton & Libba Morris and Frank & Pauline Moore.

A celebration of life will be held 4:00 PM, Monday, September 13, 2010 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel with Reverend Dennis Watson officiating. The family will receive friends Monday, 2:30 to 4:00 PM at the funeral home.

Carl J Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel (www.mowellfuneralhome.com)

Dr. Ronald G. Hanie, Sr., 75, of Fayetteville

Dr. Ronald G. Hanie, Sr., 75, of Fayetteville, GA passed away September 12, 2010.

Ron served as a Baptist pastor in Georgia for 50 years at Ways Baptist Church in Wrens, GA., Cedar Hill Baptist in Owenton, KY., Pine lake Baptist in Pine Lake, GA., Park Avenue Baptist in Atlanta, GA., First Baptist of Chatsworth, GA., White Oak Hills Baptist in Stone Mountain, GA., Sonoraville Baptist in Calhoun, GA., and also a Chaplin at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary. Dr. Hanie also served as a foreign missionary to Paris, France . Read More»

Ms. Billy Beth Falk, 84, of Fairburn

Ms. Billy Beth Falk, 84, of Fairburn, passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2010.

Ms. Falk was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a faithful volunteer at her church and she always found such joy in quilting. Read More»

Arthur Harold Daniel, 75, of Woodland

Arthur Harold Daniel, 75, of Woodland, GA, passed away on Wednesday, September 08, 2010.

For over 40 years, Mr. Daniel drove a truck for ABF Freight Line. He is preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Sarah Jane Richey Daniel and his great-granddaughter.

He is survived by his wife Joyce Russel Daniel; sons Hal and Janet Daniel, Jimmy Daniel and John and Becci Daniel; daughters Sherry and Roy Smith, Lori and Rich Brennen; eleven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Read More»

Mr. Michael Robert Sage of Peachtree City

Mr. Michael Robert Sage of Peachtree City died September 7, 2010.

Mr. Sage was an executive recruiter for the Robert Sage & Associates Company.

He is survived by his brothers, Randy Sage and his wife Nancy of Peachtree City; Mark Sage and his wife Cathy of Tarpon Springs, FL; nieces and nephews, Craig Sage; Katy Sage; Chris Sage and Brandon Sage.

Mr. Sage was cremated and there were no local services.

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

Mary Grace Pitts Gellerstedt, 83, of Fayetteville

Mary Grace Pitts Gellerstedt, 83, of Fayetteville, died peacefully at home September 7, 2010.

She is survived by her daughters Ruth Gellerstedt of Fayetteville and Ann (John) Ericksen of Mars, PA; sons Rev. Bob (Gloria) Gellerstedt of Japan and Bill (Toni) Gellerstedt of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren Jessica (Steve) Holmes and Danielle, Hannah, Katie, and Joshua Gellerstedt; brother John B. (Sheila) Pitts of Eustis, FL; and nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mr. Troy Eugene Williams, 56, of Tyrone

Mr. Troy Eugene Williams, 56, of Tyrone, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2010.

Mr. Williams is survived by his wife Vicki Watts Williams; daughters Rhonda Phelps and Shannon Lewis, both of Tyrone; son Nick Williams of Fayetteville; dad Paul J. Williams; mom and father-in-law Judy and Ralph Stephens of College Park; brother Paul Williams, Jr. of Palmetto; sisters Louise Williams of Jackson, Rosa Statham McDaniel of Jackson and Sherry Horne of Barnesville; eight grandchildren. Read More»

Richard Max Boyer, 70, of Fayetteville

Richard Max Boyer, 70, of Fayetteville, died September 5, 2010 after a long battle with lung cancer.

He was born in West Chester, PA on December 9, 1939. Richard spent 3 years in the Navy and 32 years as an Air Traffic Controller. Richard had assignments in Massachusetts , Virginia, Georgia and Hawaii.

He is preceded in death by his parents Earl and Louise Boyer and his sister Ruth Ann Jackson. Read More»