Willie Mae (Macy) Kendrick, age 63 of Auburn, GA, passed away August 15, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*
Edsel Ford Wade, age 68 of Chamblee, GA died August 16, 2006. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gretchen Guenther Wade and is survived by his daughter, Julie Wade James of Hendersonville, NC; son, Troy Lee Wade of Lilburn; sisters, Kathleen Wade Tuck of Loganville, Jean Wade Norton of Brookhaven; brother, Dean Wade of Jefferson; grandson, Christopher Keith James of Canton, GA. Mr. Wade a native of Gwinnett County, was a US Army Veteran. He was retired from General Motors after 30 years of service, as a millwright. He was a loving father, brother, and friend to many. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 18 at 2pm at Wages Snellville Chapel. Interment at Center Hill Baptist Church. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .
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G. Ed Caldwell, age 83, of Lawrenceville, passed away on August 15, 2006 at Embracing Hospice. He was preceded in death by his parents, Garrett and Ora Caldwell of Cartersville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Owen and Martha Jo Caldwell of Sandy Springs and Don and Helen Caldwell of Marietta. After graduating from Cartersville High, he joined the US Navy in 1942. He saw action in the European invasions during World War II. Following discharge from military service, he attended Georgia Tech before beginning a long career in auto sales management with Taber Pontiac and McNamara Pontiac. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Fay; daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Wayne Bryant and Laurie and Mike Allison; grandchildren, Amy and Paul Cowan, Kate Bryant, Mandy Allison and Michael Allison. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2006, at 3 PM at Snellville United Methodist Church. The family will receive family and friends in the gathering room prior to the service from 1:30 to 3:00. If so desired, memorials may be made to Embracing Hospice, 3180 Presidential Dr., Suite G, Atlanta, GA 30340, or to the Snellville United Methodist Church Building Fund at 2428 Main Street East, Snellville, GA 30078. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.
Mary Robbie Crews, 94, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Wednesday, August 16, 2006. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Home Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.*
Cosma "Gussie" Pipitone, age 89 of Lawrenceville, formerly of New York, died Wednesday, August 16, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.*
Cleo Garmon, age 85, of Lilburn, GA, passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2006. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.*
Dannie B. Smith, A WWII U.S. Army Veteran, age 91 of Loganville, Georgia died Wednesday, August 16, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Georgia 30052, 770-466-1544. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.*
M. Collier Westmoreland, 64, of Norcross, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2006 at VistaCare Hospice after a brief illness. Mr. Westmoreland was a native of Stephens County. He was preceded in death by his father, W. Marvin Westmoreland of Toccoa, Georgia. Survivors include his wife, Brenda Westmoreland of Norcross, daughters Kelley and husband Jason Aurelia, and Erin and husband John Uesseler; three grandchildren, Emma , Morgan and Sam, all of Atlanta; mother, Maida Westmoreland of Toccoa, Georgia; sister, Judy Whitworth of Toccoa, Georgia; brothers, Al Westmoreland of Calhoun Georgia, and Tim Westmoreland of Toccoa, Georgia; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Westmoreland was a member of Norcross First United Methodist Church in Norcross, Georgia for 40 years where he served on the Administrative Board, was very active in the Youth Ministry, and participated in local as well as national and international church missions. He also enjoyed many outdoor activities. Mr. Westmoreland was a retired educator and coach of various sports at Norcross and Meadowcreek High Schools in the Gwinnett County School System for 38 years. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 18 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 19 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Norcross First United Methodist Church, Norcross, Georgia. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, August 19 at 2:00 p.m. at Norcross First United Methodist Church with Dr. Jim. Lowry, Rev. Terri Hoye, and Rev. Len Walker officiating. Interment will be at Peachtree Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Norcross First United Methodist Church, Faith Promise Fund, 2500 Beaver Ruin Rd., Norcross, GA 30071, 770-448-4142 or to the American Cancer Society, 2200 Lake Boulevard, NE, Atlanta, GA 30319, 404-816-7800 or www.americancancersociety.org. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 5051 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Norcross, GA 30092, 770-448-5757. Online condolences may be made at www.crowellbrothers.com.
Jeannette Goranson, 62, passed away August 15, 2006 in Peoria, AZ. She was born on December 15, 1943 in St. Paul, MN to Jack and Helen Hallman. She is survived by her husband, Joel Goranson; two sons, Brian and Jeffrey Goranson; mother, Helen Hallman; two brothers, Gary and Jack Hallman; and four grandchildren, Devin, Haley, Kolby and Adam Goranson. A memorial service will be held Monday, August 21st at 9:30 am at Tuscany Clubhouse at Pebble Creek. Burial will be at a later time at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in St. Paul, MN. Under the direction of Thompson's Valley West Funeral Chapel in Goodyear, AZ.
Surrounded by her loving family, Carolyn Rachel House, age 73 of Snellville, GA passed away in the early morning hours of Thursday, August 17, 2006. Mrs. House, was born Carolyn Rachel Wright on September 27, 1932 in Alto, GA. She is survived by her daughter, Cecelia Futo of Jacksonville, FL; sons, Christopher House of Marietta, GA, Chuck House of Raleigh, NC, Cameron House of Oviedo, FL; four grandchildren and numerous other family and friends. Please contact the family for arrangements. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville, GA, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .