Mr. Ira Swain Bush Jr. (Chuck) of Buford, Georgia, passed April 4. Funeral Services will be today at 1:00 PM at Union Baptist Church, Buford, Georgia. Pastor Rev. Gary Harris officiating and Eulogist. Interment Union Church Cemetery. Family is asked to assemble 12 noon at the residence. He leaves to cherish his memory wife, Mrs. Vera Bush, Children, Greg Earls, Gracie Ann Bush and Lawanda Terry. Grandchildren, Great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Young Warbington Young Mortuary, Buford, Georgia. 770-904-2116.


Mrs. Irene Effern Hull, age 79 of Buford, Georgia, passed away April 5, 2006. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.*


Mrs. Johann Philomena Quinn, age 70, of Buford, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2006. Arrangements by Ingram Funeral Home of Cumming, 770-887-2388.*


Mrs. Maude Smith (93) of Buford, Georgia passed April 4. Funeral services will be Saturday 12 noon at Poplar Hill Baptist Church, Pastor Rev. Avery Headd officiating. Remains will lay instate at 11:00 am. Interment Hillcrest Cemetery. Family is asked to assemble 10:00 am, at the residence. Wake will be tonight 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Poplar Hill Baptist Church. She leaves to cherish her memory son, Mr. Charles Smith (Gail) and Daughter Ms. Marilyn Haywood, 7 Grandchildren, 17 Great-Grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Young Warbington Young Mortuary. (770)904-2116



Albert David Greeson (Junior), age 71 of Dacula, GA, passed away on April 6, 2006. He was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters. He is survived by: Sisters & Brothers-in-Law: Bonnie G. Still, Dacula, Mary & Horace Johnson, Lawrenceville, Betty Chilton, Dacula, Etta & Bobby Wages, Lawrenceville; Brother & Sister-in-Law: Douglas & Helen Greeson, Dacula; Sister-in-Law: Verlon Greeson, Dacula; Brother-in-Law: Roy Emerson, Lawrenceville; 29 Nieces & Nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 8, 2006 at 3:30 P.M. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Dr. Billy Britt officiating. Interment to follow at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 1:00 to 9:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.



Mrs. Maxine Dee Flanagan, age 69 of Flowery Branch, Georgia, passed away April 6, 2006. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.*



Funeral services for Sheryl Ann Hanson Schmidt, 55, of Herndon, VA, will be held at 11 am, Saturday, April 8, 2006, at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home in Loganville, GA. The family will receive visitors on Friday, April 7, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the funeral home. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Loganville, GA. Mrs. Schmidt, a native of Loganville, GA, and long-time Virginia resident, died on April 4, 2006, succumbing to the cancer she had been battling for several years. Born in Loganville, GA, Mrs. Schmidt was an honor graduate of Loganville High School. She came from a long line of educators, and she, too, was an educator. She earned a B.S.Ed. in education from the University of Georgia, and later earned M.Ed. and Ed. S. degrees from Virginia Polytechnic. She taught in the Walton Co., GA, and the Fairfax Co., VA, schools, and later at George Mason University in Fairfax. Her doctoral research dealt with meeting needs of the non-traditional student. Mrs. Schmidt's death is mourned by husband, Lee Schmidt, Herndon, VA; daughter, Melissa and Greg Depew, Richmond, VA; son, Evan Junker, Fairfax, VA; granddaughter, Megan Depew; mother, Jacqueline Hodges Hanson, Loganville; siblings, Anita Hanson Wheeler, Gainesville, GA, and Robert Harry Hanson, Jr., Loganville; and nieces and nephews, Juliet and Scott Nolde, Warner Robins, Michael and Andrea Wheeler, Ellijay, Maria and Arnoldo Cavazos, Gainesville, and Jennifer Hanson, Snellville; great nieces and nephews, Carter Nolde, John Wheeler, and Olivia Cavazos. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Harry Hanson, Sr., and grandparents, David Hammond and Vallie Stynchcombe Hodges of Loganville, and James Robert and Sallie Clegg Hanson of Monroe. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Georgia 30052, 770-466-1544.



Lynn Wilkins, age 65 of Hoschton, died Wednesday, April 5, 2006. Arrangements by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518, 770-945-9345.*



Hugh Powell Whitted, Jr., age 80 of Loganville, died Monday, April 3, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30078, 770-979-5010.*



Mr. Johnny Ray Cooper, age 57 of Pendergrass, Georgia died Wednesday, April 5, 2006. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia, 706-367-5467.*


Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. O.N. "Buck" Langford, age 86 of Pendergrass, Georgia who died Thursday, April 6, 2006. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia, 706-367-5467.*




Elizabeth H. Purcell. age 73, of Tucker, GA, died Tuesday, April 4, 2006. The funeral will be Saturday, April 8, 2006 at 11 AM in the Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel with Rev. Phill Nall officiating. Interment Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, GA. A native of Thermal, AL, she was a retired executive secretary for a industrial chemical company, a member of the former Baptist Tabernacle in Atlanta and active in the NTO of Tucker First Baptist Church. Survived by her: Daughters: Vicki W. Warren, Doraville, GA, Patti W. Aeschlimann, Stone Mountain, GA, Julie W. Darity, Macon, GA; Son: Scott Hall Ward, Williamsville, GA; Sister: Clara Faye Nix, Gardendale, AL; Grandchildren: Tiffany Marie Riley, Christopher W. Aeschlimann, Roy G. Aeschlimann, Jr., Jennifer D. Fleming, Laura C. Darity, Jessica N. Ward; Great Grandchildren: John Austin Bennington, Audrey Leigh Riley, Autumn Anne Riley, Abbey Rae Riley. In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a memorial donation to the charity of your choice. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 until 8 PM at the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.