Muriel O'Connell, age 57, of Buford, GA, passed away August 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.*
Celeste Silvers, age 87 of Buford, GA, died Friday, August 11, 2006 after an extended illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com.*
Michael Len Burger, age 49, of Lawrenceville, passed away on Friday, August 11, 2006. Michael was a Commercial Electrician. He is survived by his parents, Claude & Jeanette Burger of Lawrenceville, brothers, Gary D. and his wife, Joan K. Burger of Hoschton and Steven C. and his wife, Wendy D. Burger of Carrollton; nieces and nephew, Emilie Burger, Gary Burger, Jr. and Katherine Burger. A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 14th at 11:00 a.m. at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel with Rev. Dave Davis officiating. Burial will be at Morrow City Cemetery in Morrow, GA. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 4:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, 770-277-4550.
John "Owen" Royals, Sr., age 92 of Rome, formerly of Church Street in Buford, died Thursday, August 10, 2006. Arrangements by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30515, 770-945-9345. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.*
Miguel Angel Delgado, age 1, of Snellville, GA, died August 9, 2006. The body will be shipped to Mexico. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .
Louie D. Shell, age 90 of Sugar Hill, GA, died Friday, August 11, 2006 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Sunday, August 13, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. at Level Creek United Methodist Church. Rev. Hulon Hill will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The Family will receive friends on Saturday, August 12, 2006 from 2:00 to 9:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Mr. Shell was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl Westbrooks Shell and God Son, Alfred Shope. Surviving are: Daughter and Son In-law, Sheila and Bill White, Sugar Hill; Grandchildren, Tommy and Kathy Clark, Commerce, P.J. Martin and Fiance, Amanda Maddox, Buford, Tara and Brian Ammons, Flowery Branch; Great Grandchildren, Christian and Caleb Clark, Commerce; Sisters In-law, Carrie Lou McDaniel and Betty Martin, Buford. Mr. Shell was a native of Sand Mountain, AL and had lived in the Sugar Hill area the past 40 years. He was a builder and a former employee with Magbee Lumber Co. He was a member of Level Creek United Methodist Church where he had been very active in the UM Men's Club, Sunday School teacher, Chairman of Official Board and Song Leader. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltomillchapel.com.
Dr. David B. Kelley, age 75, of Winder, GA, passed away August 10, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*
Dorothy (Dedot) V. Peppers, age 78, of Winder, GA, passed away August 10, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*
Jerald L. Cline age 63, of Woodstock died August 10th. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Karon Cline, son Todd Cline of Lawrenceville, daughter Jennifer Cline Blumhoefer and her husband Bob of Minneapolis Minn., little buddy and grandson Andrew Cline Blumhoefer, mother Beulah Wilcox of Virden Ill. , and two nieces and two nephews. Mr. Cline was preceded in death by his father James Cline and step-father Bob Wilcox. Born in Lincoln, Ill., Jerald resided in Georgia for the past 20 years, where he worked for Komatsu America International. He was an avid golfer and a former school teacher. The family will receive friends on Monday from 5-7 PM at the funeral home. A memorial service will follow at 7 PM in the Reece Memorial Chapel , with Joe Burnette officiating. The family asks that in lieu of flowers those who wish may contribute to the American Cancer Society. Woodstock Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. 770-926-3107.