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Wisconsin Choir to perform at Faith Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg

The Wisconsin Lutheran Choir and Chamber Choir, from Wisconsin Lutheran College and under the direction of Dr. James Nowack, will perform a concert on Sunday, March 7 at 7 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg. The concert is part of the choirs’ 2010 Spring Concert Tour.

The choir will present a diverse, mostly a capella program of sacred and secular choral works in original languages. Read More»

Religion Briefs 021010

CDM plans seminar on single ladies
Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 114 West Campbellton St., Fairburn, will host a seminar entitled “All the Single Ladies,” Friday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. The speaker will be Pastor Timothy Frazier who will discuss “the truth about what and how men think about women.” For further information and/or directions, contact the CDM office, 770-969-8370. No nursery or childcare will be offered.

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West-Eldridge

Elizabeth DeHaven West and Benjamin James Eldridge

Mr. and Mrs. Bill West of Tega Cay, S.C. announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth DeHaven West, to Benjamin James Eldridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Eldridge of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack West of Spartanburg, S.C., and Mr. and Mrs. Furman Morrow of Columbia, S.C. She will be a spring graduate of Presbyterian College with a major in psychology. Read More»

Ulmer Anniversary

Mr. & Mrs. Ulmer

Donald and Shirley Ulmer of Peachtree City celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 1, 2010.

They were married in New Orleans in 1950 and have four daughters: Karen Hunt, Jean Allen, Donna Fessenden, and Denise Rousseau.

The Ulmers celebrated their anniversary with their daughters, sons-in-law, and six grandchildren.

Margaretta Lucille Lawther

Margaretta Lucille Lawther, Peachtree City, died Jan. 25, 2010, after a short illness. She was born Feb. 26, 1918 in Pittsburg, Pa., and grew up in Johnstown, Pa., the oldest of eight children. She was preceded in death by her parents, Steve N. Joseph and Lucy Sopcic Jendricks, her husband, John R. Lawther, and two sisters. She left home at 17 to work at various kinds of jobs, ending her work career in Peachtree City working for several doctors. Read More»

Angela Click Britton

Angela Click Britton, 41, Fayetteville, died Jan. 27, 2010. She was born March 16, 1968 in Peru, Ind. She moved to Georgia in 1989 and attended Georgia State University where she received her teaching degree in early childhood education. She was a fourth grade teacher at Peeples Elementary School in Fayetteville. She loved movies, traveling, cooking, music and concerts, stamping, shopping, and vacationing at the beach. She was a torch bearer in Fayette County’s Relay for Life in 2008 and 2009. Read More»

Marion C. Handley

Marion C. Handley, 84, Fayetteville, died Jan. 30, 2010. He was preceded in death by a son, Steven Handley. He had served in the United States Air Force in the Pacific Theatre in World War II. He was graduated from Concord College, Athens, W. Va., in 1960. He began working for Delta Air Lines in 1960 and later retired in 1990 as a flight controller. He was a member of Fayetteville Presbyterian Church where he was a deacon and an elder. Read More»

Irene Estelle Purcell

Irene Estelle Purcell, 78, Fayetteville, died Feb. 1, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband Carroll Purcell, and previous husbands, Bill Hinkle and Sam Stanley, and two grandchildren. Services were at the Fayetteville First Baptist Church, Overton Chapel with the Rev. Glenn Stringham officiating. Read More»

William Francis Miret

William Francis “Bill” Miret, 64, died Feb. 2, 2010, from complications associated with a third battle against cancer. He was preceded in death by his father, Francis W. Miret and a brother-in-law, Jerry Bopp. He was born May 8, 1945 in Lynn, Mass. and raised in Revere’s Point of Pines. He attended school at Immaculate Conception and then Southeastern University. He was a 37 year employee of Delta Airlines rising through the ranks to his current position of duty director, OCC. Read More»

Julia Glynn Brown

Julia Glynn Brown, 92, Fayetteville, died Feb. 3, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Wilson Brown. Graveside services were at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, College Park, with the Rev. Dr. Jim Willis officiating.

Survivors include daughters, Faye and Chuck Wheeler, Fayetteville, and Sue and Bill Standifer, Fairburn; great-grandchildren, Drew, Chase, Savannah, Sabrinah, Summer, and Skylar. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

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