Mr. James E. (Jim) McKinnon age 45, of Cumming, formerly of Duluth, passed away Thursday, December 15, 2005 following a sudden illness. Jim was an avid Fisherman, Tennis Player and an active supporter of The Forsyth Central High School Flash of Crimson Band. Survivors Include: Wife of 21 Years: Cathy McKinnon, Cumming; Children: Brian, Mark and Bonnie McKinnon, all of Cumming; Brother and Sisters in Law: Robert G. and Nancy McKinnon, IL; Dr. William M. and Charlotte McKinnon; John T. and Deborah McKinnon, all of Atlanta; Sister and Brother in Law: Mary M. and Frank Striplin, Duluth; Father in Law and Mother in Law: Don and Shirley Barnes, Duluth; Nieces, Nephews and other Relatives also survive. Funeral services will be held Sunday, 2PM December 18, 2005 at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Robert Jolly, officiating. Interment Sawnee View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Forsyth Central High School, Flash of Crimson Band in Jim's name. The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home, Saturday from 6-9 PM. Ingram Funeral Home Cumming.
Virginia R. Sullivan, age 82 of Grayson died Thursday, December 15, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30078. (770)979-5010
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Edna Mae Snow, age 73, of Norcross, died December 14, 2005. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross. (770)448-5757.
Mr. Benny Mercier, age 56, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on December 13, 2005. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Burchie Mercier and sister, Joanne Burel. He is survived by: First Cousins: John and Carol Mercier, Buford, GA, Elaine and Bonnie Knight, Buford, GA, Harry and Marie Mercier, Buford, GA, Lottie and Talmadge Clark, Lawrenceville, GA, Trudy Shook, Lawrenceville, GA, Carl Lee and Patricia Mercier, Auburn, GA. Mr. Mercier was a native of Buford, GA. He was a security guard and a member of the Buford Church of God. Graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. at Sugar Hill Cemetery, Sugar Hill, GA. Interment in Sugar Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 7:00- 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA. (770)932-1133. www.flaniganfuneralhome.com
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Amie Lou Phillips, age 83 of Suwanee, died December 15, 2005. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Monday December 19, 2005 at Trueway Baptist Church, with Rev. James Phillips and Rev. Lamar Hansard officiating. Interment H.G. Wright Cemetery, Norcross. Mrs. Phillips, a native of Gwinnett County, was a homemaker and attended Trueway Baptist Church. She is survived by: Daughter & Son-in-law: Becky & Joe Ellis, Suwanee; Sons & Daughters-in-law: Randy & Tammy Phillips, Norcross, Dennis & Irene Phillips, Flowery Branch, Wade & Denise Phillips, Lawrenceville; 8 Grandchildren; 5 Great Grandchildren; Sisters: Frances Greason, Lawrenceville, Lee Farmer, Lawrenceville; Brother: Quinnon Tullis, Warm Springs; Many Nieces and Nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Harry Phillips and sons Wayne and Vince Phillips. The family will receive friends Saturday 2:00 to 8:00 PM and Sunday 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel. (770)476-2535