Joe Pruett, age 55 of Dacula died Tuesday, April 11, 2006. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Friday, April 14, 2006 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Billy Leach and Rev. Melvin Chandler will officiate. Burial Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Lawrenceville. A member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Lawrenceville and the Lawrenceville Masonic Lodge #131 F and A M for 27 years, Mr. Pruett is survived by Children: Vance Pruett, Statham; Carla Eberhardt, Winder; Parents: W. L. and June Pruett, Auburn; Brothers: Bill Pruett, Monticello; Kenneth Pruett, Auburn; Grandchildren: Van Pruett, Sam Pruett, both of Statham. Flowers accepted or memorials to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 3000 Langford Road, Building 600, Norcross, Georgia 30071. Family will receive friends from 6-9 PM, Thursday, April 13, 2006 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. (770)962-3100
Mr. Larry Ott Kennedy, age 54, of Flowery Branch, died April 11, 2006. Arrangements by Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542, 770-967-5555.*
LEACH, MARY J.
Mary J. Leach, age 55 of Lawrenceville, GA lost her extended battle with cancer on Tuesday, April 11, 2006. Mary slipped quietly into a more peaceful place leaving all the suffering and pain behind. She fought a courageous battle always smiling, never complaining and trying to make the most of every day. Mary was employed by the Georgia Development Authority in Tucker, GA and was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Lawrenceville, GA. Mary is survived by her husband of 33 years, Harry G. Leach of Lawrenceville, their children, Tiffany Leach of Clarkesville; daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Philip Cate of Buford; Terry Long of Columbia, SC and Patricia McBee of Douglasville; brothers Harold and Howard Long of Suches, GA and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 14 at 10am at Wages Snellville Chapel with Pastor Phil Robertson officiating. Interment will be at 3pm at Sugar Hill Cemetery, Suches, GA. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 until 8pm at the funeral home. Those desiring may make donations to the American Cancer Society, in memory of Mary J. Leach. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770/979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Mr. William Delmar Teske, age 72, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2006 after an extended illness. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.*
Dorn A. Romig, age 77 of Loganville, GA (formerly of Emmaus, PA), passed away on April 11, 2006. He is survived by: Wife : Betty Romig; Daughter & Son-in-Law: Debbie & Jeffrey Davey, Snellville; Son & Daughter-in-Law: Dean & Wanda Romig, Snellville; Grandchildren: Heather Doherty, New Jersey, Nicole Sisk, Mississippi, Allison Griffin, Florida, Michael Romig, Jeffrey Romig, both of Texas; 4 Great Grandchildren; 3 Step Grandchildren; 3 Step Great Grandchildren. Mr. Romig was a 32nd degree mason active for 32 years in the Yaarab Shrine Temple and a member of Warren Mason Lodge #13 F. & A.M. He retired from Air Products & Chemical in Trexlertown, PA after 28 years of service. Memorial services will be held Friday, April 21, 2006 at 1:00 P.M. at Snellville United Methodist Church with Rev. Owen Skinner officiating. The family will receive friends at the residence after the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Yaarab Shrine Temple, 400 Ponce de Leon Avenue, NE, Atlanta, GA 30308 or the charity of your choice in memory of Dorn A. Romig. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.