Mr. E. O. “John” Bolen, age 68 of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away on Friday, August 11, 2006. He is survived by his: Wife of 47 years: Mrs. Shirley Bolen, Flowery Branch, GA; Daughters: Angela Anne Bolen, Light House Point, FL, Cindy Maria Magnuson, Coral Springs, FL; Son and Daughter-in-Law: Jonathan Scott and Sam Bolen, Scottsdale, AZ; 5 Grandchildren: Jon Magnuson, Aubree Magnuson, Alexis Magnuson, MacKenzie Bolen, Cole Bolen; Sisters and Brothers-in-Law: Betty and Ray McAdoo, Conyers, GA, Lou and Ross Withrow, Pineville, WV, Helen and Mick McConkey, Cocoa Beach, FL; Brothers and Sister-in-Law: Elmer and Marie Bolen, Lawrenceville, GA, Elvin Bolen, Daytona Beach, FL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Mr. Bolen was born on July 28, 1938 in West Virginia. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force having served in the “Cold War”. He was a retired manager from J. C. Penney Company after 38 years of service. He was a member of the Ivy Creek Baptist Church, Buford, GA where he was a member of the Auditorium Bible Sunday School Class. His hobby was his grandchildren and helping other people. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 15, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Dr. Jim Ferguson officiating. Interment will be in Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6:00 p.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.