Gary Eddy Folds, age 54, of Snellville, GA, died December 17, 2005. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200. www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Mrs. Marguerite Edwards, age 75, of Buford, GA and formerly of Marietta, GA passed away on Friday, December 16, 2005. She is survived by her: Daughters and Son-In-Law: Suzanne and Randy Bowers, Buford, GA, Nancy Gill, Dunedin, FL; Sons and Daughters-In-Law: Robert and Debbie Edwards, Winston, GA, Paul and Jodie Edwards, Powder Springs, GA; 8 Grandchildren; Brother: John Swagler, Gainesville, GA; and Sister-In-Law: Mary Ellen Swagler, Tonawanda, NY. Mrs. Edwards was born in Buffalo, NY. She was the daughter of the late John G. and Mary Swagler and had 3 brothers and 1 sister. She was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force having served during the Korean War. She was a retired bookkeeper. She was an avid gardener and loved the water. Memorial service will be held Sunday, December 18, 2005 at 5:00 p.m. at the Buford Presbyterian Church with Rev. Rix Threadgill officiating. The family will receive friends at the Buford Presbyterian Church on Sunday from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of GA, 1925 Century Blvd., N.E., Atlanta, GA, 30345 or www. alzga.org in memory of Mrs. Marguerite Edwards. Arrangements by Juinor E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133. www.flaniganfuneralhome.com
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.
Mr. Eugene Fletcher Davis, age 78 of Hoschton, Georgia died Saturday, December 17, 2005. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Inc., Jefferson, Georgia, 706-367-5467
James W. Smith age 83 of Lawrenceville, GA died December 17, 2005. He is survived by: Daughters and Sons-in-law: Linda and Ronnie Wiley of Auburn, Marsha and David Baggett of Winder; Grandchildren: Jimmy Anglin, Pattie Anglin and Jon Baggett all of Lawrenceville, Joseph Baggett of Jasper; Nephew: Dan and Linda Gresham and their children Bobby and Paul all of Lilburn; Sisters and brother-in-law: Marjorie Dowd of Commerce, Leigh and Joe Hicks of Conyers, Frances Allen of Snellville; Funeral services will be held Monday December 19, 2005 at 11:00 A.M. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Rev. Alan Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Melwood Cemetery at 1:00P.M. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00P.M. and 7:00 to 9:00P.M. at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Services, Inc., Lawrenceville, Chapel, 770-963-2411.
Betty Jean Cahill, age 66 of Loganville, died Saturday, December 17, 2005. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA, 30052. 770-466-1544.
Alma L. Bowman, age 60 of Nicholson, GA, died Saturday, December 17, 2005. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, December 20, 2005 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Terry Chambers & Rev. Kelby Maxwell will officiate. Burial will follow at Friendship Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Lawrenceville. Mrs. Bowman was a member of Harvest Hill Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by her husband: Clifford Bowman, brother: James Moon and her father: Dick Moon. She is survived by her Children: Edgar "Pete" & Tracy Bowman; Connie & Hershel Gosnell; Clifford "Peanut" & Theresa Bowman, Jr., all of Nicholson, GA; Step-son: Morris & Linda Moon, Commerce; Mother: Maebelle Moon, Commerce, formerly of Lawrenceville; Brothers: Chalmers Moon, Bogart; Larry Moon, Oakwood; Doug Moon, Lawrenceville; Sisters: Eloise Maney, Monroe; Kathy Dyer, Lawrenceville; 7 Grandchildren; Several Nieces & Nephews also survive. The Family will receive friends from 2:00 PM til 9:00 PM on Sunday, December 18, 2005 and from 10:00 AM til 9:00 PM on Monday, December 19, 2005 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, 30045. 770-962-3100.
Helen Johnston Smith, age 78, of Snellville, GA, and wife of the late Robert L. Smith, died December 17, 2005. She is survived by: Daughter and Son-in-law: Nancy and Mercer Crowe, Snellville, GA; Son and Daughter-in-law: Wayne and Judy Smith, Loganville, GA; 5 Grandchildren; 10 Great Grandchildren and several In-laws, Nieces and Nephews. Mrs. Smith was a member of Mountain Park First Baptist Church. Funeral Services will be held at 11 am Tuesday, December 20, 2005, at Wages Snellville Chapel. Interment will follow in Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday from 4 - 8:30 pm at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200. www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Mr. Ralph Peters age 71, of Winder, Georgia passed away on Friday, December 16, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.