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Mary Evelyn King, 8, of Fayetteville

Mary Evelyn King, 8, of Fayetteville — Mary Evelyn was precious not only to her family and people who knew her, but also to the thousands of people she never met, whose lives she touched through sharing her story on our blog as she graciously lived a beautiful life by bringing joy to others while under the hardship of being a cancer patient. Her tender, sweet spirit loved other people in everything she did and she was patient, sweet and thoughtful of her family’s needs even in her final days. Read More»

Mrs. Wanda Burgess, 74, of Senoia

Mrs. Wanda Burgess, 74, of Senoia, died October 8, 2010.

She was born May 8, 1936 in Morgan County, Kentucky, the youngest daughter of ten children. Her love for children was exhibited by her thirty years of service as a nationally certified preschool teacher. Most recently, she also an AWANA leader and Vacation Bible School volunteer at Woolsey Baptist Church. Read More»

Mr. Lawrence "Larry" K. Whalley, 77, of Peachtree City

Mr. Lawrence "Larry" K. Whalley, of Peachtree City, died October 8, 2010.

He was born in Danvers, MA on December 19, 1932. He enjoyed a career as a pilot in the United States Air Force, serving for a year in Vietnam. After retiring from the Air Force, he flew for FedEx for 20 more years. He enjoyed traveling, skiing, golfing, and spending time with his family. Read More»

Mr. Christopher Allan Renfroe, 35, of Peachtree City

Mr. Christopher Allan Renfroe, 35, of Peachtree City, passed away on October 7, 2010. Mr. Renfroe enjoyed collecting knives, baseball cards and cigars. He practiced judo, loved bodybuilding, as well as riding his motorcycle.

He is survived by his parents, Larry and Linda Renfroe, of Fayetteville ; his brother Chuck Renfroe and his wife Erin of Jefferson, TN; his sister April Renfroe of Fayetteville ; his grandmother Betty Scoggins of Newport , TN ; as well as several nieces and nephews whom he dearly loved. Read More»

Colonel James Charles Cannon, age 65

Colonel James Charles Cannon

Colonel James Charles Cannon, a Signal Corps decorated communications officer, passed away on Saturday, September 25th. The retired US Army officer proudly served his country for 27 years and was 65 years old when he died.

Jim, “Jeeves” to his daughter, was born in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin August 12, 1945 and was the second oldest of four children. Jim’s father and youngest brother were also Army men so it was no surprise he would follow suit. He ate, slept and breathed the Army and would do anything to help a fellow soldier, or any person or animal in trouble. Read More»

Mrs. Annie Grace Sanders, 81, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Annie Grace Sanders, 81, of Fayetteville, passed away on October 6, 2010.

Mrs. Sanders is preceded in death by her parents George David Denney and Frances Truiett Denney; two brothers and two sisters.

She is survived by her husband, Emmett Sanders, Jr.; son Larry D. Morgan, Sr. of Maryland ; step-daughter Geraldine Cline and her husband Larry of Cartersville; step-son Steven Wayne Sanders and his wife Cathy of Ball Ground; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Read More»

Taylor graduates with honors from pilot training

Taylor graduates with honors from pilot training

1st Lt. Christopher Taylor, son of Colonel (retired) Chip and Kim Taylor, Peachtree City, graduated Sept. 24 at Sheppard AFB, Texas, after completing the European-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program. Taylor received both the Distinguished Graduate Award as well as the top Academic Excellence Award. He received an assignment to fly the F-15E Strike Eagle.   Read More»

Christian City hosts pancake breakfast, Oct. 30

Christian City is hosting their annual pancake breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 8-10 a.m. in the parking lot behind the Welcome Center at Christian City located at 7345 Red Oak Road in Union City. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased in advance at The Children’s Village or at the event. After you’ve enjoyed the Pancake Breakfast, make sure you make your way down to Graceland Thrift Store to enjoy their Autumn Festival. Read More»

Leslie Gail Davis, age 32, of Peachtree City

Leslie Gail Davis of Peachtree City

Leslie Gail Davis of Peachtree City, GA, died October 3, 2010.

Leslie was born November 12, 1977 to Patsy Davis of Peachtree City and Joe Davis of Newnan. She is survived by her parents, her children Brianna Sweet of Peachtree City; Mya Denham of Hampton; her sisters Joely Parish of Atlanta; Meredith Davis of Peachtree City; Michelle Hunt of Hampton; her brother Shayne Johnson of Fort Mill, S.C.

Leslie's family and friends will greatly miss her presence-her love of her Lord Jesus, her love of people, her creative energy, her ready humor, and her encouraging smile. Read More»