Mrs. Carole Hardy Jackson, age 53, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2006. She was preceded in death by her father, Jerry Edward Hardy and brother, James Hardy. She is survived by her: Daughter: Angela Hardy, Avondale Estates, GA; Sons: Roy Jackson, Oakwood, GA, Kevin Jackson, Oakwood, GA; 4 grandchildren; Mother: Ruth Lott Hardy, Buford, GA; Sisters and Brothers-in-Law: Teresa and Carl Johnson, California, Wanda and Tony Reid, Buford, GA, Lillie Ruth Sadler, Buford, GA; Brother: Leslie Neal Hardy, Buford, GA; Aunts: Louise Wilson, Buford, GA, Freddie Lott, Syracuse, NY; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Mrs. Jackson was a native of Buford, GA. She was a 1971 graduate of Buford High School. She was a former employee of Foote Davies Company. She was a member of the Faith Free Full Gospel Church. Funeral service will be held on Monday, May 1, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at Faith Free Full Gospel Church with remains placed in state at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Betty Sue Earls and Elder Travis Clark officiating. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Stella Weglicki Hearn, 96, a long time resident of Eatonton, GA died Tuesday, April 25, 2006, at Willow Wood Nursing Center in Flowery Branch, GA. Mrs. Hearn was born in Philadelphia, PA on February 8, 1910, the daughter of the late Adam and Michaline Jarmusik Weglicki. She was preceded in death by her husband, William (Tiny) Waller Hearn, Sr.; son, William (Billy) Waller Hearn, Jr.; and grandson, Donald Eugene (Gene) Collis. Survivors include, daughter and son-in-law, Mary Carlton and Donald H. Collis of Eatonton; daughter, Margaret Hearn Murchison of Flowery Branch; daughter-in-law, Elaine Holliman Hearn of Winder; grandchildren and spouses, Tracy Hearn of Winder, Jimmy and Julie Collis of Eatonton, Tammy and Chip Walker of Eatonton, Stella and Bubba Thrift of Eatonton, Beth and Eric O'Kelley of Woodstock, Jay and Missy Murchison of Flowery Branch; great grandchildren, Christopher, Holli and Brett Walker, Will Hearn, Trey, Donnie, Vince, and Stoshia Thrift, Alisha and Rex Humphrey, Christina and Lexie Murchison, Mary Alexandera Collis and Will O'Kelley. Visitation will be held Friday, April 28, 2006 from 2-4 pm. Funeral services will follow at Vining Ivy Hill Chapel. Friends may send flowers or in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Guest House or the Alzheimer's Association.
James Fenton, age 60 of Lawrenceville died Thursday, April 27, 2006. Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100.
Corine Roach, age 94 of Lawrenceville, died April 26, 2006. Arrangements by Eternal Hills Funeral Home, Snellville, 770-972-3155.*
Tracy McAfee, age 43 of Snellville died Wednesday, April 26, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30078, 770-979-5010.*
Mrs. Tina Coates Hill, age 39, of Social Circle, GA passed away on March 28, 2006. She was preceded in death by her parents, Boyd and Jean Marshall Coates, and nephew, Damon Christopher, all of Sugar Hill, GA. Surviving are: Daughter: Tiara Bayne, Sugar Hill, GA; Son: Jim Hill, Social Circle, GA; Sisters and Brothers-in-Law: Fredia and David Christopher, Sugar Hill, GA, Sybil and Dave Hughes, Conyers, GA; Nephew: Brandon Christopher; Aunts, uncles and cousins. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, April 30, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Clegg officiating. Interment in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Everette Barnette, age 75, of Statham, GA died April 26, 2006. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Carter Funeral Home of Winder, 770-867-6706.*
Mr. Reuben "Scrubby" Brogdon, age 73, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2006. He is preceded in death by his parents, Rowe Ed and Luann Thornton Brogdon and step-mother, Mary Moore Brogdon. He is survived by his: Wife of 45 years: Lillian Cole Brogdon, Sugar Hill, GA; Sons and Daughter-in-Law: Brian Brogdon, IV, Marietta, GA, Shawn Brogdon and wife, Paula, Monroe, GA; Grandchildren: Jessica Brogdon, Sierra Brogdon; Aunt: Mrs. Joanna Thornton Wallace, Buford, GA; Uncles: Camp and Polly Thornton, Buford, GA, Tommy and Patsy Thornton, Buford, GA; Sister-in-Law: Mary C. Reddish, Buford, GA; Many Cousins; His two special pets: Sissy and Sassy. Mr. Brogdon was a native of Buford, GA. He was a graduate of Suwanee High School. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was a retired superintendent from John W. Rooker of Norcross, GA with 19 years of service. He was a member of the Buford Masonic Lodge No. 292 F & AM. He was a member of the Old Suwanee Baptist Church in Buford, GA. He was a loving husband, father and papa and he will be greatly missed. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 30, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Campbell and Rev. Doyle Thornton officiating. Interment in Level Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery, Suwanee, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Constance "Connie" Gale Weir, age 70, of Titusville, FL, passed away April 25, 2006. She was born in Jefferson, Ohio. She was a homemaker. She was of the Catholic faith and attended church at both St. Teresa and Holy Spirit Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband, Robert Weir of Titusville, FL; two sons, Randy Weir of Orlando, FL and Robert T. Weir of Lawrenceville, GA; four daughters, Renee Mazur, Hiawassee, GA, Teresa Khan, Dhaka Bangladesh, Lisa Zembower, Chuluota, FL, and Angela Zimmerman, Duluth, GA; a brother, Frederick Gale, Lady Lake FL; a sister, Carmen DeGeorge, Ashtabula, Ohio; and 13 grandchildren. A visitation will be held on Sunday, April 30, 2006 at Newcomer Family Funeral Home, Titusville, FL, from 2-4 pm, with the service on Monday, May 1, 2006 at the Newcomer Family Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00 am. Burial will be at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Hospice of St. Francis, Titusville, FL. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.newcomerfamily.com. Arrangements by Newcomer Family Funeral Home, Titusville, FL.
John R. Fowler, age 51 of Winder, GA, passed away on April 25, 2006. He was a 1972 graduate of Central Gwinnett High School and attended West Georgia College. Johnny was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. He especially enjoyed trout fishing in the North Georgia Mountains. He was preceded in death by his father, William K. (Bill) Fowler. He is survived by: Mother & Stepfather: Sue and Roy Emerson of Lawrenceville; Sister: Sue Roberts of Greenwich, CT; Brother: Tom Fowler of Lawrenceville; Niece & Nephew: Kara and Mario Gonzalez of Chamblee; Uncle & Aunt: Bill and Mary Joe Taylor of Ocala, FL; Numerous Cousins. Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 29, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel. The family will receive friends Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Those desiring may make donations to Building Fund Mortgage @ Rock Spring U.M.C. in memory of John R. Fowler. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.