Monthly Archives: November 2018

Trimming the Trees

It is only three days until Thanksgiving. I am sitting in the glorious sunshine on my back screened porch smelling the fragrant cut cedar branches that I brazenly raided from my neighbor’s yard-trash pile earlier. Pollards will scoop up the leavings later today, so I had to act quickly to insure a haul. I so…

Giving thanks to ancestors, family erects sign at burial ground

As families around the country gather for Thanksgiving, a local family is continuing their efforts to show gratitude for their ancestors by erecting a sign on the burial ground at Antioch Baptist Church. Recently, the family of Reuben Gay, Sr. was joined by members of the community, including Fayetteville Mayor Ed Johnson and County Commissioner…

Martha Jane Jones Varner

Martha Jane Jones Varner, 85, of Fayetteville, Georgia, passed away on November 19, 2018. Jane was born on March 23, 1933 in Commerce, Georgia, the youngest of 7 children born to Dayton and Fanny Jones.  She married Aubrey Varner of Carnesville, Georgia on November 23, 1950 and lived in Fayetteville, Georgia from 1955 until the…

Edris Lynette Ayers

Edris Lynette Ayers, a resident of Fayetteville Georgia for 20 years, passed away on November 13, 2018 at Concordia Nursing Rehabilitation Center. She survived by one brother, sisters, nieces, and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, November 23, 2018 at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, 180 North Jeff Davis…

Alvan Carlton Smith

Alvan Carlton Smith, 77, of Fayetteville, Georgia passed away on November 16, 2018. He was born on June 30, 1941 in Orlando, Florida to the late Ralph and Lavinia Smith. He attended Boone High School, Orlando, Florida; Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida; and Emory University Dental School, Atlanta, Georgia. Alvan was a retired dentist with…

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