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Dr. Charles Logan Landrum, Jr., 84

The Reverend Dr. Charles Logan Landrum, Jr., 84, retired Presbyterian (PCUSA) minister, died April 4, 2014. He was born March 5, 1930 in Kenly, North Carolina, son of The Reverend Dr. Charles Logan and Marguerite B. Landrum. Read More»

Jessie Dutton, age 87, of Forsyth

Mrs. Jessie Dutton, age 87, of Forsyth (formerly of Fayette County) passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014. 

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 1 o’clock at Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery with Dr. Jimmy Orr officiating.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.parrottfuneralhome.com.

Parrott Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-964-4800.

Ruby Keith, age 96, of Fayetteville

Ruby Keith, age 96, of Fayetteville, Ga., died on Friday, March 28, 2014. Mrs. Keith was born in Jackson, Ga., on December 30, 1917.  Daughter of the late Robert and Pearl Cawthon, she is preceded in death by Henry H. Keith, husband of 69 years, and her brother Robert Stanley Cawthon. Read More»

John D. Ferrell, 77, of Fayetteville

John D. Ferrell

John D. Ferrell, 77, of Fayetteville, Ga., but a native of Hapeville, passed away April 4, 2014. He was a Batallion Chief for the City of Atlanta Fire Department. He served his country in the U.S. Army doing Military Intelligence. He was an avid sports fan who loved his Atlanta Braves, Falcons, and the Georgia Bulldogs. In his spare time he enjoyed cultivating flowers and plants, golfing and fishing. Read More»

Bernice Jeanette Baker, 82, of Fayetteville

Bernice Jeanette Baker, 82, of Fayetteville passed away April 5, 2014. Mrs. Baker was raised in Cobb County and later moved to Forest Park to raise her family, she later moved to Fayetteville in 1998. She was a faithful member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.

Survivors include son and daughter in law Dennis & Twila Baker; daughter Miriam Baker; grandchildren Mitchell and Allison Baker; brothers Homer E. Marshall JR. and Dillard Marshall; sister Carolyn Still; also nieces and nephews. Read More»

Treats help dog charity

Treats help dog charity

There is just no stopping Wendy Maguire and her efforts with the nonprofit Pedal for Pets organization. The second annual Foodies for Fido fundraiser held at March 27 at the Wyndham in Peachtree City featured an array of delectables enjoyed by the several hundred in attendance. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Wilbur Charles Cato, Jr., 68, of Fayetteville

Wilbur Charles Cato, Jr.

Wilbur Charles Cato, Jr., 68, of Fayetteville, passed away at home on April 1, 2014.   

Charlie was a 1964 graduate of Russell High School. He joined the armed forces and was awarded the Purple Heart while proudly serving as a Buck Sergeant in the U.S. Army 101st Airborne during the Vietnam War as a medic. Charlie retired from Delta Air Lines after over 30 years of service.  

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He was preceded in death by his parents Irene & Wilbur Cato, Sr. and brother Roy Cato. Read More»

Osborn Cordy Bullock, 90, of Fayetteville

Osborn Cordy “O.C.” Bullock, 90, of Fayetteville, formerly of Druid Hills, passed away April 2, 2014.

He served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp during WWII.  He moved to Atlanta as a teenager and began a family business where his father was the originator of the “pork skins”. His business (Bullock Paper Co.) was a subsidiary of Bullock Manufacturing. He was a deacon at Druid Hills Baptist Church. Read More»

60 years a Legionnaire

60 years a Legionnaire

Russell Edmondson has been a member of The American Legion for 60 years and was recently honored by Fayette County Post 105 with the presentation of a 60-year Service Certificate and pin.  Edmondson, a U.S. Read More»

A proud Eagle

A proud Eagle

Jonathan Vicha proudly accepted the award of Eagle Scout. Special needs Scouts, surrounded by dedicated leaders, accepting scouts and supportive parents, can achieve their dream of earning the rank of Eagle Scout. Vicha chose not to have the requirements modified – his Eagle project was organizing a work force to scrape, paint, replace broken siding and clean up an overgrown yard for an elderly woman, whose home had been condemned. Jon’s project brought her home up to standards making it possible for the sweet lady to remain in her home. He is currently serving as assistant Scoutmaster for Tro Read More»

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