Lucille Jackson Bradley, age 91 of Auburn, died April 22, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel, 770-867-4553. *
Mr. Alfred "Bateman" Earls, Jr., age 59, of Buford, GA passed away on April 21, 2006. Surviving are: Daughters: Alicia Earls, Buford, GA, Twanna Earls, Alaska; Sons: Ricky Lamar Soges Earls, Decatur, GA, Alfred Delano Earls, Decatur, GA, Don Jerome Earls, Decatur, GA; Mother: Elease Thornton Earls, Buford, GA; Sisters: Deborah Young, Buford, GA, Janice Earls, Buford, GA; Brother: Lovett Earls, Buford, GA; Six Grandchildren; Aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Earls was a native of Buford, GA. He worked for Foote & Davies Company in Atlanta, GA, Buford Manor Nursing Home, and Buford General Hospital. He was a member of Union Baptist Church, Buford, GA. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at Union Baptist Church with Dr. Kary Harris officiating. The body will be placed in state at 1:00 p.m. Interment in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com
David Henry Mehlberg, age 65 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Friday, April 21, 2006. He is survived by his: Wife of 41 years: Patricia (Cochran) Mehlberg; Sons: Steven Mehlberg, Jonathon Mehlberg; Brothers: John Leitner, Mark VanLeit; Sisters: Constance Muller, Mary Gettinger; Mother in law: Dot Cochran. David was preceded in death by his parents Rev. Elmer Mehlberg and Eleanor Emily Lorenz Mehlberg. He was a graduate of Florence State University. He was a veteran of the US Navy. He retired from Assurant Solutions Insurance and was currently working for Davis Claims, Clinton, SC. At David's request private family services will be held at a later date at Brasstown Bald. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to World Challenge Ministries. Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550.
Mary Katherine Whitt, age 65 of Snellville, Georgia, died April 21, 2006. She is survived by Daughter and Son-in-law: Melissa and Allen Freeman; Granddaughter: Shelby Freeman, all of Social Circle; Sister-in-law: Jane Carter, Winder; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Whitt, beloved mother, grandmother and friend, attended Lawrenceville Church of God. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm, Monday, April 24, 2006, at Wages Snellville Chapel with Pastor John Colbaugh officiating. Interment will follow in Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday from 12pm until service time, at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com