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Christine Parker Newton, 81, of Fayetteville

Christine Parker Newton, 81, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away October 1, 2014.

She is survived by her husband Jimmy “JC” Newton of Fayetteville;  brothers  Harry (Charlotte) Parker of Fairburn;  Edward (Jill) Parker of Fort Myers, Fla;  sister Judy (Robert) Hitchcock of Forest Park and two nephews.

A funeral service was held Friday October 3, 2014 at noon at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Pastor Randy Wood officiated. The family received friends Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville

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Dorothy Irene Schultz, 83, of Peachtree City

Dorothy Irene Schultz, 83, of Peachtree City, Ga., passed away October 3, 2014. She was a long time member of Peachtree City United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Schultz.

She is survived by her daughter Susan Schultz of Peachtree City; son Rick (Judy) Schultz of Peachtree City; and sister Mary Petrick of Akron, Ohio.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Peachtree City.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City - www.mowellfuneralhome.com

Diana Coutu Cates, 69, of Sharpsburg

Diana Coutu Cates, 69, of Sharpsburg, Ga., passed away Oct. 3, 2014 after a long battle with cancer.

She was a member of Line Creek Baptist Church and Turin Baptist Church. She worked for Delta Airlines and Piedmont Airlines. She was a Past Worthy Matron of the Fayetteville Eastern Star Chapter and a member of the Lilly of the Valley Eastern Star Chapter in Bozeman, Mont. Read More»

Tea time

Tea time

The United Methodist Women of the Fayetteville United Methodist Church, held an afternoon tea for its members. Eight church circles participated and 61 joined in the festivities. They were served by 15 members of the United Methodist Men. Ladies pictured are Evelyn Durgin, 94, the second oldest UMW member, Carol Taylor, and Myrtice Wilcox. The men serving are Dr. Frank Cole, Dr. Tim Aycock, and Ben Smith. Photo/Submitted.

These apples do make a difference

These apples do make a difference

The Harvest for Real Life Center Orchard on the Dogwood Church campus in Tyrone has harvested 8,150 pounds of fresh produce so far this year to be shared through the food pantry at the Real Life Center. The Real Life Center serves individuals and families from Fayette and Coweta County going through the tough times. Pictured above is Caroline Grace Chen, who helped her parents and a group of volunteers pick apples. Photo/Submitted.

Reindl tapped for director of children's mininstries

Kim Reindl is extremely busy these days. As the newly installed director of children’s ministries at Cokes Chapel United Methodist Church, she will be overseeing virtually every aspect of children’s ministries at the church. She says she is committed to implementing fresh, engaging, age-appropriate curriculum, lead Children’s Church and offer fun, interactive activities designed to help children to grow in their faith. Read More»

Blazing the trail for men in pink

Blazing the trail for men in pink

Helping Piedmont Fayette Hospital raise awareness about fighting breast cancer by donning the iconic pink battle color are (L-R) Hugh Kirby, Intergenerational Minister, New Hope Baptist Church; Tyrone Mayor Eric Dial; Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb; Dr. M.A. “Doc” Jaleel, D.V.M., M.S., Shannon Parkway Animal Hospital; Doug Mickey, Chick-fil-A operator; Fayette County School Superintendent Dr. Jody Barrow; District 72 state Representative Matt Ramsey, Peachtree City; and Donnie Davis, Health & Safety Manager, Pinewood Atlanta Studios. See story on Page C5. Photo/Piedmont Fayette Hospital.

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Providence will bless the animals Saturday

Providence United Methodist Church invites members of the community to bring their favorite furry or feathered friends and come out for a special blessing on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Providence’s associate pastor, the Rev. Kory Trinrud, explains, “We are offering a blessing to these animal companions because in them we are reminded of the love God has for us and the wonder that is to be found in creation.”

Visitors should go to the grassy area between the children’s and main buildings on the Providence campus. Read More»

COS will bless the pets in Tyrone Sunday

Beecher offers a blessing to Lee and Christine Alford’s pet at the 2013 service. Leashes or cages are requested where appropriate. More information? Call 770-487-8717. Photo/Special.

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church invites all to its annual Blessing of the Animals Service on Sunday, Oct, 5 at 2 p.m. on the property at 411 Palmetto Rd. in Tyrone. Pastors Miriam Beecher and Fritz Wiese will lead the service and bless each pet. Beecher offers a blessing to Lee and Christine Alford’s pet at the 2013 service. Leashes or cages are requested where appropriate. More information? Call 770-487-8717. Photo/Special.

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