Powder Springs News

Guy Bates Nichols, 91 of Powder Springs passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, April 22nd at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Acworth with Rev. Mike Maxwell officiating. He will lie in state at the Church one hour prior to the service. Inte…

Cindy Leigh Holbrook, age 56 of Marietta passed away February 22, 2019. Cindy was a graduate of South Cobb High School, the University of Georgia, and gained her Masters degree from the University of West Alabama in Psychology. She is preceded in death by her father, Alonzo Holbrook Jr. and …

Dr. Marion Henry Beaver, age 96, of Powder Springs passed away January 29, 2019. Marion served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He graduated from Osborne High School and continued his education at Emory University and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Marion served as a pastor …

♦ Sally Langley and Shelby Smith, both of Kennesaw, and Emma Davis of Marietta were named to Troy University’s Chancellor’s List for the Fall Semester and Term 2 of the 2018/2019 academic year.

Mr. J. Wayne Pearson age 88 of Powder Springs, passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2018. A graveside service will be held 11 AM Monday, December 31, 2018 at Westview Cemetery in Atlanta with Dr. Kent Hawkins officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 PM Sunday, December 30, 201…

Katie Eileen Norris, age 29, of Powder Springs passed away November 26, 2018. She is survived by her father, Marty Norris; mother, Iris Norris; and sister, Jackie Hite. Memorial Services will be held Saturday, December 1st, 4:00 PM at Davis-Struempf Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor David Deck…

♦ The following Powder Springs students were named to the Dean’s list at Kennesaw State University for the spring 2018 semester – Ehimen Aikhuele, Erica Wright, Aedan Ahola, Aylin Alptekin, Chineme Amaihe, Kathryn Andrews, Shannon Ard, Hannah Arnold, Zachary Auzenne, Alyssa Bailly, Sarah Bai…

♦ Madeleine Iassogna of Marietta was one of 24 students who spent two weeks studying at the Assumption College’s campus in Rome, Italy, as a member of the SOPHIA program (SOPHomore Initiative at Assumption College).