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Frances Warren DeShong, 84

Frances Warren DeShong

Frances Warren DeShong. August 9, 1925 – May 21, 2010. Memorial Service to be held Tuesday, June 8th, 10:00 AM, First United Methodist Church, 2466 First Street, downtown Ft. Myers. (239) 332-1152. Reception immediately following. Read More»

Eleanor Sleesman, 90, Peachtree City

Eleanor Sleesman

Eleanor Sleesman, a kind and gentle soul, passed peacefully on to join her beloved husband, Tom, early Friday morning, May 28, 2010. Eleanor had just celebrated her 90th birthday and had been treated to a week full of grand celebrations starting with a surprise party hosted by her dear friends, Alec and Debbie Willeson, and attended by her family and many friends in Peachtree City . Read More»

Richard Lee (Dick) Matthews, 86, of Morrow & Peachtree City

Richard Lee (Dick) Matthews, age 86, of Morrow and Peachtree City Georgia died Saturday, May 29, 2010. Son of James E. Matthews, Sr. and Caroline Elizabeth Jones Matthews, Dick was born January 10, 1924 in Lee County, GA, and grew up in Leesburg and Jonesboro, GA. He was predeceased by his wife, Carolyn L. Matthews, and brothers, William M. and James E. Matthews, Jr. Read More»

John Edward Hallwood, 64, Peachtree City

John Edward Hallwood

John Edward Hallwood, 64, passed away Friday, May 28, 2010. He was a devoted husband and caring father, a man of character, and great faith. His sense of humor will be missed by his friends and family. Mr. Hallwood grew up in Miami, FL, attended Miami High School and University of Florida. After service in the Air Force, he was a pilot for Eastern Airlines for 25 years, owner of Prime Time Paintball in Senoia and more recently a trader on the foreign currency exchange. As an active member of the Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church, he taught Sunday School and Bible Studies. Read More»

Nicholas William Kimberly

On May 22, 2010 we lost our little sunshine – Nicholas William Kimberly. He was born on June 25, 2009, in Weiden, Germany. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. June 2, 2010 at Trinity Fellowship in Sharpsburg, GA followed by a graveside service at Westminster Memorial Gardens in Peachtree City, Ga. Nicholas is survived by his parents William & Tanja Kimberly who are stationed in Germany with the U.S. Army. He is preceded in death by grandparents, Peter & Elisabeth Krause, and his aunt, Amanda Kimberly. Read More»

Religion Briefs 06/02/10

All Saints’ yard sale is Saturday
All Saints Anglican Church is having a yard sale on June 5 at 225 South Peachtree Pkwy. in Peachtree City. Items for sale include bicycles, wall hangings, games, books, and numerous home decorative items. The sale begins at 8 a.m. and lasts until 1 p.m. Proceeds will be used to support the youth ministry.

Youth Summer Fest coming up June 12 Read More»

Vacation Bible Schools 06/02/10

McDonough Road Baptist, June 7-11
“Saddle Ridge Ranch” is the theme of McDonough Road Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible School scheduled for June 7-11 from 9 a.m. – noon. Activities include crafts, recreation, refreshments, music and Bible and mission studies. Participants will present their VBS musical on Thursday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m. The church is at 352 McDonough Rd., just past the department of drivers’ services building. Call 770-460-5423 for information, or come by the church to register. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Read More»

Losing weight God’s way

Pictured are (front row, L-R)  Becky Landon, Toni Saccavino, and Anna Marie Natale.  Back row, L-R,  Jean Swanson, Rhonda Umila, Vicki Cupertino, Sheryl Liptak, Diann Cupertino, Marsha  Busch, Joe Liptak and instructor Dr. Judy Massey. Photo/Special.

The “Losing Weight God’s Way” class at Church of the Holy Cross in Fayetteville recently successfully completed the 13- week program and lost a collective 167 pounds. Pictured are class members (front row, L-R) Becky Landon, Toni Saccavino, and Anna Marie Natale. Back row, L-R, Jean Swanson, Rhonda Umila, Vicki Cupertino, Sheryl Liptak, Diann Cupertino, Marsha Busch, Joe Liptak and instructor Dr. Judy Massey. Photo/Special.

‘New Hope in Haiti’ ministry will hold concert for orphans Saturday night

Christian recording artists John Waller and Julian Drive are joining with New Hope in Haiti, a ministry of New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville, for a silent auction and benefit concert to raise funds to relocate Maison d’Enfants Par La Foi, a Haitian orphanage, to a safer location following January’s earthquake.

The orphanage is near high crime areas and children are frightened and traumatized.

The event, New Home, New Life, New Hope, will be held Saturday, June 5, at 6:30 p.m., at Heritage Christian Church, 2130 Redwine Rd, Fayetteville. Read More»

Glory Clapp will perform June 10

The B-Acts group, seniors age 50 and older, at Flat Creek Baptist Church will have a dinner meeting Thursday, June 10 at 7 p.m., with ventriloquist Glory Clapp and her friend, Hal A. Lujah, providing the entertainment. Members are encouraged to bring their friends.

Those who are attending for the first time are guests of the group.

Regular members are asked to bring a vegetable and a salad or dessert. Meat will be provided by the church.

Flat Creek is on Flat Creek Trail between Ga. Highway 54 and Tyrone Road. For more information, call the church office, 770-487-4890.

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