Fayetteville

Phyllis Webb Towell, 86, of Fayetteville

Phyllis Webb Towell, 86, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away on Sun., Mar. 16, 2014.

She is survived by her husband, Ralph M. Towell, of Fayetteville, Ga., son, William Lee Webb, daughter-in-law, Ann Hepburn Webb and grandson, Andrew Hepburn Webb, all of Alexandria, Va.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Herman Webb and brother, Carl Holmes Fisher of Charlotte, N.C.

She was born in Kannapolis, N.C., attended Cannon High School and graduated from Flora McDonald College in Red Springs, N.C. Read More»

Wilfred Gerald Stoner of Fayetteville

Wilfred Gerald Stoner

Wilfred Gerald “Jerry” Stoner of Fayetteville passed away March 26, 2014. He served his country in the US army Air Corp during World War II.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years Phyllis Stoner; sons Michael (Carla) Cain and Richard Cain; 5 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 1 great great-grandchild.

A funeral mass was held Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Catholic Church of St. Gabriel, Fayetteville.  Fr. Michael McWhorter will officiate.  Read More»

Avis H. Jones, age 82, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Avis H. Jones, age 82, of Fayetteville passed away Mar. 30, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her son, Ronnie Jones and is survived by her husband of 36 years, Paul Jones of Fayetteville; daughters, Angela Shaw and her husband, Larry of Forest Park, Cathy Huckaby and her husband, Jason of Dahlonega, Paula Samples and her husband, Michael of Dawsonville; sisters, Elaine Smith of Fayetteville, Mary Harris of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Aaron B. Shaw, Ken McNeal and his wife, Tammy, Ryan Cabanting, Hunter James, Austin Samples; great grandchildren, Luke Shaw, Jaxon McNeal. Read More»

Pauline Stell, 98, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Pauline "Polly" Stell, 98, of Fayetteville, died Mar. 29, 2014.

Mrs. Polly demonstrated her love for life and people by spending time volunteering in the community. She also played piano at Fayette Presbyterian Church, where she was a member for many years. She also loved gardening, birds and music.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years George Hugh Stell. She is survived by her sister Virginia Elliott of Newnan; 6 nephews and 2 nieces and many dear wonderful friends. Read More»

Marian Ann White, 75, of Fayetteville

Marian Ann White, 75, of Fayetteville, passed away March 18, 2014.

She loved working with children in preschool and kindergarten at New Hope Baptist Church and made costumes for their church productions. She visited with the homebound and delivered Meals on Wheels. She also volunteered at Christian City.

She was preceded in death by her brother Daniel Flynn. Read More»

Harry Lemming, 89, of Fayetteville

Harry "Paul" Lemming, 89, of Fayetteville, passed away Mar. 30, 2014.

He proudly served as a staff sargent in the US Air Force and a member of a P51 crew during WWII. He was active in Civitan International.

He was ordained as a deacon at Lakewood Heights Baptist Church under Rev. Bill Rainwater and also served at Dogwood Hills and Meadows Baptist Church. Mr. Lemming was a long-time member of Fayetteville First Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School.

He was self-employed as a jeweler and expert watchmaker until his retirement in 1989. Photography was also one of his hobbies. Read More»

Fred A. Pyron, 87, of Fayetteville

Fred A. Pyron, 87, of Fayetteville, passed away March 20, 2014.

He was previously employed by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Dept. He was preceded in death by his parents Ellis and Minnie Lou Pyron.

He is survived by his wife Doris Pyron of Fayetteville; daughters Judy (Jim) Wilson of Dade City, Fla. and Kathy (Jay) Moore of Gainesville, Ga.; sons Joe (Lannell) Pyron of Gay, Ga. and Rodney Pyron of Stockbridge, Ga.; 7 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and sister Mary Gaddy. Read More»

Myeloma Awareness Month

Myeloma Awareness Month

Fayetteville Mayor Greg Clifton (center) and the City Council issued a proclamation March 20 acknowledging Myeloma Awareness Month. Receiving the proclamation were Southside Multiple Myeloma Support Group representatives Portia Skeete (L) and Alma Robinson. Photo/Ben Nelms.

F’ville ditches permits for movie sets

A zoning amendment adopted March 20 by the Fayetteville City Council will enable movie and television crews to set up temporary set designs and backdrops used in filming without having to obtain a building permit. Read More»

Fayetteville gets a movie role; traffic halts

Fayetteville gets a movie role; traffic halts

Motorists traveling through Fayetteville should expect sporadic traffic delays as Hollywood comes to town. Traffic through downtown will experience some delays through the end of the week as filming continues in and around the Holiday Inn for “Term Life.”

The movie starring Vince Vaughn, Bill Paxton and Hailey Seinfield is being filmed in and around the Holiday Inn located at Ga. Highway 85 and Lanier Avenue, across from the historic old Fayette County Courthouse. Read More»

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