Mr. Alfred Earls of Buford, GA passed away April 21, 2006. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA 770-932-1133.*
Robert James Donehoo, infant son of Sean and Rhonda Donehoo of Duluth, died Friday, April 21, 2006. Memorial Services will be held 3:00 PM, Sunday, April 23, 2006 in the Stateroom of Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. Rev. Jim Moore will officiate. Survivors include: Parents: Sean & Rhonda Donehoo, Duluth; Grandparents: Patricia & Robert Donehoo, Norcross; Judy J. Johnson, Lithia Springs; Rodney D. Johnson, Napleon, Ohio; Great Grandparents: Joan Jordan, Centre, AL; Vernell Johnson, Gaston, AL; Joe A & Esperanza Escott, Westerville, OH. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045 770-962-3100.
Lauren Taylor Ogburn, age 11 of Hoschton died April 19, 2006. Lauren was born in Dekalb Co., GA and she was of the Baptist faith. Surviving are: Parents: Lonny Cagle and Deanne Ogburn Cagle of Hoschton; Grandparents: Michael & Carolyn Ogburn of Statham, Marvin & Rita Presley of Eatonton; Brother: Dewayne Cagle of Hoschton. Family will receive friends from 6 to 9 Saturday at the funeral home. Funeral services will be 2:00 Sunday, April 23 at Smith Memory Chapel. Interment will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens. Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel, 770-867-4553.
David H. Mehlberg, age 65 of Lawrenceville, GA, died Friday, April 21, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550. *
Vernon R. (Mac) McCracken, 76, died Thursday after a blessed life and short illness. Mr. McCracken raised his family of one son and three daughters in the Tucker and Lilburn areas. Working for Magbee Bros. Lumber and Supply Contractors, Mac made many friends of whom he spoke fondly. Originally from Twin Falls, Idaho, he returned there for 13 years in 1988 to care for his parents. Moving back to Lilburn in 2001. Daddy Mac spent his final years with his children that he dearly loved. Mac was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia R. McCracken. He is survived by his children: Ann and Jim Scrogham, Lawrenceville; Mike and Cathy McCracken, Buford; Cindy and Wayne Tingle, Grayson; Kathie and Andy Garmon, Lilburn; Grandchildren: Allison Best, Russell McCracken, Casey Powell, Matthew Powell, Ashley Davis, Michele Reid, Amanda Garmon, Kimberly Tingle, and Adriane Garmon; Great Grandchildren: Cameron McCracken and Michael Powell; and many nieces and nephews. The service will be 4:30 pm Saturday in the chapel at Sanctuary Baptist Church in Grayson (Oak Grove Road). Family will receive friends one hour before the service. In lieu of flowers donations to the 700 Club would be appreciated. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045 770-962-3100.
Infant Gavin Michael Taylor, 1-day old, of Oakwood, GA passed away on April 20, 2006. Surviving are: Parents: Eric and Libby Cruce Taylor, Oakwood, GA; Sisters: Bethany Taylor, Oakwood, GA; Elizabeth Taylor, Oakwood, GA; Grandparents: Gail and Haywood Day, Niceville, FL; Marion Cruce, Buford, GA; Mike and Nancy Taylor, Clarksville, TN; Great Grandparents: Minnie Taylor, Buford, GA; W.C. and Susie Haney, Buford, GA; Aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at the Buford Church of God with Rev. R. Edward Davenport and Rev. John Haney officiating. Interment in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory Buford, GA 770-932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com
Mr. J.D. "Hot Rod" Castleberry, age 65 of Pendergrass, Georgia died Friday, April 21, 2006. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, Georgia 706-367-5467.*
Nina Jackson Baker, age 74 of Snellville, GA died April 20, 2006. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com *
Elizabeth Evans, age 74 of Snellville, GA passed away on Thursday April 20, 2006. Arrangements by Norwood Funeral Homes, Inc. of Sulligent, Alabama, 205-698-9191. *
ALLEN, KENNETH S.
Rev. Kenneth S. Allen, age 75, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on April 21, 2006. He was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Jeanine Allen. Surviving are: Wife of 55 Years: Mrs. Mona Rose Allen, Sugar Hill, GA; Son: Rev. Chuck Allen, Lilburn, GA; Daughters and Son-in-Law: Sharon Allen, Buford, GA; Teresa and Jarrell Brooks, Buford, GA; Grandchildren: Kenneth Brooks, Jeremy Raves, Allen Brooks, Amy Allen, Meg Subko, Amelia Allen; Great Grandson: Austin Brooks; Brother: Charles Allen, Jr., Daytona Beach, FL; Sister: Beverly Troup, Daytona Beach, FL; Several nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins. Rev. Allen was born on July 7, 1930 in Gaston County, North Carolina. He married Mona Rose Allen on August 4, 1950. Rev. Allen owned several businesses and pastored churches in Florida, Rhode Island, Texas and Georgia. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 23, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church of Sugar Hill with Rev. Chuck Allen, and Rev. Bobby Linkous officiating. Interment in Sugar Hill Cemetery, Sugar Hill, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory Buford, GA 770-932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com
Robert Dain, age 65 of Sugar Hill, died Thursday, April 20, 2006. Born in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Myron & Doris Marcy Dain. In addition to his parents, Mr. Dain was preceded in death by brothers, Charles and Kenneth Dain, and sisters, Janis Dain and Evelyn Gibbons. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Dain, of Sugar Hill; children, Ann Dain, Sherry Pacheo, Andrew Dain, Rhonda Lewis, Robin Merino; brother, Richard Dain; sisters, Marilyn Corlew, Susan Ward; grandchildren, Jamie Smith, Rance Smith, Robert Bearman, Tiffany Baxter, Terrance Baxter, Malachi Pacheo, Ashton Pacheo, Zoe Pacheo; great grandchild, Peyton Smith. A memorial service will be planned for a later date. Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home & Crematory, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, 770-945-9345.