BUFORD

BOWMAN, LUCIAN W.

Lucian W. Bowman, age 92 of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, December 18, 2005. A Graveside Funeral Service will be held at 11 A.M. Thursday, December 22, 2005 at New Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his Wife, Estell Bowman and Daughter, Charlotte Johnston. He is survived by 2 Grandchildren, Nina Bland and Frank Johnston both of Savannah, GA; 2 Great Grandchildren, Alexander Stephens and Phillip Johnston and 1 Great Great Grandchild, Alexandra Stephens. The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 21, 2005 from 5 P.M. til 7 P.M. at Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518 770-945-9345.

DOUGLASVILLE

BROOKS, JERRY W.

Jerry W. Brooks, age 67 of Douglasville, GA, passed away on December 19, 2005. He is survived by his wife of 151/2 years Janice Brooks; Other survivors include: Daughter: Debbie James, Cartersville; Sons & Daughters-in-Law: Danny & Kim Brooks, Fayetteville; David & Stacy Brooks, Douglasville; Stepsons and Wives: Ricky & Pam Fitzpatrick, Lexington, GA; Chris & Debbie Fitzpatrick, Hartwell; Sister & Brother in Law: Reba & Bobbie Bridges, Lawrenceville; Grandchildren: Nick, Noah, Jesse, Christian, Krista, Kolby, Nicky, Melissa Taylor & Mallory; Great Grandchildren: Breann, Taylon, Madison & Brannin; Many Nieces & Nephews also survive. Mr. Brooks retired after working 24 years as a golf course superintendent for Fairfield Plantation, Villa Rica, GA. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Lawrenceville, member of Golf Course Superintendent of America and a honorary life member of the Georgia Golf Course Association. He was an avid fisherman and loved to work in the yard. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 22 at 1:00 P.M. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Pastor Dewey Mallory officiating. Interment to follow at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel 770-963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com

HUNTSVILLE, AL

ELAM, JOSEPH

Joseph Robert Elam, 86, of Huntsville, AL, formerly of Stone Mountain, died Monday December 19, 2005. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. (770)564-2726.

NORCROSS

GRAVES, AVERY A.

Rev. Avery A. Graves, age 96, of Norcross, GA., died Tuesday, December 20, 2005. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilurn/Tucker Chapel 770-564-2726.

SUWANEE

WEINSTEIN, LEWIS

Mr. Lewis Ira Weinstein age 58, of Suwanee, GA passed away December 15, 2005. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA 770-932-1133.

WINDER

SIMPSON, MAGGIE

Miss Maggie Simpson, age 78, of Winder, Georgia died December 19, 2005. Arrangements will be announced by Carter Funeral Home of Winder 770-867-1361.

TUGGLE, GLADYS

Mrs. Gladys Tuggle, age 82, of Winder, formerly of Auburn, died December 20, 2005. Arrangements will be announced by Carter Funeral Home of Winder 770-867-1361.