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VERNER, Irma Mrs. Irma Leggett Verner, age 89 of Snellville, died Tuesday, January 1, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, James C. Verner. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-laws, Kay Kessler, Snellville, Carol and Ed Birdsong, Grayson, Pam and Mike Green, Monroe, Patty Schneider, Conyers; brother-in-law, Frank S. Franco, Atlanta; grandchildren, David Itani, Steve and Jill Ivie, Scott and Juli Ivie, Jennifer Birdsong, Mandy Schneider, Joseph Schneider; 5 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Verner was a graduate of Commercial High School in June 1941. She was employed by Southern Bell. She was an active member of Second Avenue Baptist Church and Glenwood Baptist Church where she taught adult Sunday School and was active in WMU. She was a real estate agent for a brief period of time. Funeral services will be held Friday, January 4, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Scot Ward’s Green Meadow Chapel with Paul Kennedy officiating; interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Beulahland Baptist Church Cemetery, Rockmart, GA. Family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Rd., Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.
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wIILIAM (Bill) Clack William M. (Bill) Clack I (CPO (E-7)-PA, USNR (Ret.)) passed forward on 22 March 2005 at the age of 71. Bill Clack was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. He graduated from O’Keefe High School in 1951. He is survived by his wife Ann (Rogers) Clack and his children Donna (Skip) Harrison, Cindy (Bud) Allen, Sharon (Jim) Womack, Teri (Terry) Hall, and Billy (Shonah) Clack. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren who will miss him dearly. Bill Clack retired from the U.S. Navy Reserve and as a lieutenant from the Atlanta Fire Department. He also owned Interalia Enterprises, a real estate, private investigation and insurance company, “among other things.” He was a member in many service and professional organizations and has a reputation for helping others in need. His passing will be celebrated on 26 March at Salem United Methodist Church, 3962 Salem Road, Covington, GA. 30016 at 11 AM. The public was invited to show their respects on 25 March at the Horis A. Ward-Rockdale Chapel. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church building fund, 2900 Salem Road, Conyers, GA. 30013. Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Rockdale Chapel 770-918-8851
Holly Hunter talks about her film and TV career with such a casual, I-can’t-believe-I’m-still-working attitude, that you almost forget just how damn good she is. Almost. From her breakout role as a baby-crazy cop in the Coen Brothers’ sweetly absurd Raising Arizona to, more than 30 years later, her Independent Spirit–nominated turn as a mother fighting for her comatose daughter in The Big Sick, Hunter, 59, has defied the gloomy cliché that compelling roles for female actors only evaporate over time.
The four-time Oscar nominee and winner (for her lead role in Jane Campion’s stunning 1993 film The Piano) and six-time Emmy nominee sat down with Vulture in Los Angeles last November for a live SAG-AFTRA Conversations event, and again in February, to discuss her return to TV in Alan Ball’s new HBO drama Here and Now, how the seeds of her love affair with acting were planted while growing up in Georgia, and why she never wants her face to be a source of mystery. “I don’t want anyone to ever wonder who I am,” she says. “I’m not interested in fooling people.” Continue reading
Conyers (Ga.) Heritage three-star wide receiver Jordan Young has committed to Florida State.
Young flipped from Tennessee to the Seminoles during National Signing Day. He made the move official by sending in his letter-of-intent.
FSU hosted the 6-foot-2, 185-pound wide receiver on an official visit this past weekend.
The teacher told the only black student in the class that “if he didn’t get back on task, then his friends were going to form an angry mob and lynch him.” He responded that her comment was racist, and the teacher “kept asking him why.”
An Ohio teacher who told a black eighth-grader that his friends would “lynch” him if he didn’t finish his work has been put on leave, the school district said, calling the student a “hero” for standing up to her.
Have you been wondering about what is happening in Conyers Georgia? This is a small area, one that will still have news about what is going on. You should find several websites that will document this information daily. You can see all of the different news stories to come out. Continue reading