Daily Archives: October 28, 2016

Mary Whitlock Dettmering

Mary Whitlock Dettmering, 85, of Fayetteville, GA, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Mary is survived by her daughters and son-in-laws Kathe and Bobby Anderson, Ellen and Richard Lowe, Susie Keaton; grandchildren Robin and Trey Anderson, Lauren and Brian Anderson, David Anderson, Kyle…

Barbecue boss Kenny Melear, 86, has passed

Kenny Melear, one of Fayette’s most well-known community leaders, passed away Thursday morning. He was 86. A Fayetteville resident for more than half a century, Melear, a Newnan native, moved to town after establishing his already-successful Melear’s Barbecue restaurant. Melear and his barbecue house would become landmarks for the South Atlanta region. When national politicians…

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