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Patrick Lloyd Anders, MD, 87, of Peachtree City

Patrick Lloyd Anders, MD

Patrick Lloyd Anders, MD, 87, of Peachtree City died April 15, 2014.

He was born in Tulsa, Okla., on April 11, 1927. When his father, Walter Lesesne Anders, MD, Sr. died, his mother Elizabeth James Anders, RN returned to Pennsylvania to raise her four children close to family. He graduated from Liberty High School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in 1944, then attended summer school and one semester of college at East Stroudsburg. Read More»

John Patrick Massengale, Jr., 86 of Fayetteville

John Patrick Massengale

John Patrick Massengale, Jr., 86 of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

He was born in Fayette County, Ga. on October 2, 1927, to John Patrick Massengale and Annie Ruth (Edmondson) Massengale. A Fayette County citizen whose family roots could be traced back to the founding of Fayette County with surnames including Edmondson, Kelley, Busbin, McBride, and Travis. Leaving home at 16, he went to work for the railroad, where he was employed for over 44 years, serving mainly as an agent in East Point, Ga.  Read More»

Donna Carraway Webb, 63, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Donna Carraway Webb, 63, of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on April 4, 2014. She was born in Miami, Fla. to Ruth Wade Carraway and Merrill Ardis Carraway, Sr. on October 27, 1950.

She was a graduate of Coral Gables High School. She was a dedicated and loving wife for over 45 years. Donna was faithful friend to the pet community a very caring and generous person. She was loved by all.

She is survived by her loving husband, Cecil Webb; brother, Merrill A. Carraway, Jr.; sister, Elizabeth C. Singley; and step-mother, Sandra W. Carraway.  She is preceded in death by her parents. Read More»

He is risen!

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“The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law.” – Mark 1:22 Read More»

It’s Easter! Local churches prepare for Holy Day

It’s Easter! Local churches prepare for Holy Day
The southside Christian religious community is busy observing Holy Week activities this week as the Lenten season winds down to the joyous celebration of Easter this Sunday.

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West-Ludecke engagement

Caleb Samuel Ludecke engaged to Julie Rebekah West

David and Brenda Ludecke of Fayetteville and Jerry and Judy West of Tifton are happy to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Caleb Samuel Ludecke to Julie Rebekah West.

The groom-to-be is the grandson of the late Allan and Linda Ludecke of Palm Harbor, Fla. Caleb is a graduate of McIntosh High School and received a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Valdosta State University. He is employed with Georgia Baptist Children's Home and Family Ministries at Good Shepherd Therapeutic Center in Warm Springs, Ga. Read More»

FFBC will present resurrection trial

On April 27 at 6 p.m., the Fayetteville First Baptist Church will present an Easter play, “The Resurrection on Trial.” at 6 p.m.

The play is described as a “ ... well researched and beautifully written drama of a court case in which most of those on the scene at the resurrection are called on to prove or disprove the validity of the resurrection.”

For more information, call 770-461-8378 or visit www.fayettevillefbc.org. The church is at 205 E. Stonewall Ave., Fayetteville.

Hopewell members share shearing with congregation

1. Alpacas wait patiently for their turn to be sheared.
2. A curious alpaca looks on as a fellow alpaca goes under the clippers for the annual spring shearing. 
3. Alpaca shearer David Carrell, left, and his assistant, Colin, shearing one of the alpacas on the Ziegler farm.
4. Alpaca owner Sally Ziegler, foreground, stuffs alpaca fleece into a bag held by Lois McFarland. The bags are sent to a processing plant in Tennessee and turned into weaving yarn. Photos/Special.

By Elaine Pierce

Special to The Citizen

Sally and Lon Ziegler moved from Vermont to Tyrone last year but they didn’t come by themselves. They brought a small herd of alpacas with them and created a new home on Tyrone Rd. Sally, a weaver by passion, works full time at a jewelry store and her husband is employed by Delta Air Lines. Read More»

Peachtree Wind Ensemble to present concert at Flat Creek

Flat Creek Baptist Church will host a Spring Concert by the Peachtree Wind Ensemble Saturday, April 26, at 3 p.m.

The concert will feature selections by Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov, Leonard Bernstein, John Phillup Sousa, and Henry Filmore. Admission is free.

The Peachtree Wind Ensemble is a volunteer community band which includes musicians from Fayette County and the surrounding areas. The band performs several concerts a year in various venues around the area. Flat Creek Baptist Church is at 161 Flat Creek Trail, Fayetteville, between Ga. Hwy. 54 and Tyrone Road.

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