Bill Head announces the death of Ona B. Reed, age 92, of Duluth, GA. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726. *
Carlton Lee Williams, age 76 of Grayson went to be with the Lord on August 19, 2006. He was the first son of Leroy R. (Red) Williams and Elizabeth Wages Williams who preceded him. He was a Baptist and member of Pythagoras Lodge and the Yaarab Shrine Temple. A native of Decatur, GA he was associated in business with his father at Williams Motor Company and retired from the Revenue Department of DeKalb County. He had one son James Leroy Williams and is survived by his sister, Beth W. Dewberry; brothers, Larry D. Williams, L. Michael Williams all of Grayson; 2 nieces, Suzanne and Emily Williams of Alpharetta. Funeral services will be held Monday, August 21 at 11am at Wages Snellville Chapel with Rev. Larry D. Williams officiating. Interment Floral Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 until 8pm at the funeral home. Those desiring may make donations to the Children's Health Care of Atlanta, in memory of Carlton L. Williams. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Thomas M. "Tom" Kenerly, 69, of Hoschton, Georgia, went to be with our Lord on Saturday August 19, 2006, surrounded by his family and friends at his home. Tom lived in Gwinnett County all his live until he retired to Jackson County in 2003. He was the owner of Kenerly's General Merchandise of Lilburn which he and his family owned for 77 years. He was of the Baptist faith and was the son of the late Plennie and Mamie Kenerly. A loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, Tom is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Ann Kenerly; daughters, Theresa Kenerly and Kay Kenerly; grandchildren, Angie (BJ) Bragg, Christie (Taylor) Landers and Tommy (Lisa) Boyd and 6 great grandchildren, all of Hoschton; two close cousins, Dan Kenerly and Jack (Becky) Kenerly; niece, Dee Ann (Eddie) Brown; nephews, Keith (Margaret) Kenerly, Kevin (Beth) Kenerly, Kenneth (Jen) Kenerly, Ked (Aimee) Kenerly; two aunts, Utrah McDaniel of Lawrenceville and Gerry (Harold) Johnson of Grayson; one uncle, John T. Kenerly of Hoschton; four sisters-in-law and three brothers-in-law. He was a very loving and outgoing person, loved and respected by all, and he will be missed by many. We will celebrate his life at Luxomni Baptist Church on Monday, August 21, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. with the body placed in state at 1:00 P.M. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Tom's name to the Luxomni Cemetery Trust Fund, c/o Dale McGinnis, 1805 Woodberry Run Drive, Snellville, GA 30078. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2:00-8:00 P.M. at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.
Deborah Wayton Hamilton age 46 of Snellville, GA died August 19, 2006. She was preceded in death by her father, John Wayton and is survived by her husband of 12 years, Allan V. Hamilton; son, Brian Keith Smith, Jr. of Snellville; mother, Myra Wayton of St. Petersburg, FL; brother, John Wayton of Piscataway, NJ; several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hamilton was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, active in her son's school and was a former employee of the Emory Clinic as a medical receptionist. Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 26 at 7pm at Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Dale Sillik officiating. The family will receive friends after the service at the church. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Leukemia Society, 6201 Powers Ferry Road NW, Suite 380, Atlanta, GA 30309, in memory of Deborah Wayton Hamilton. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Raymond Arthur Orman, age 89 of Tucker, GA died August 18, 2006. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Joyce Orman; step son, Charles N. Weldon all of Tucker; sister, Martha Gursky of Crown Point, Indiana; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Orman was a member of the VFW Post 7007, American Legion Post 66, Knights of Columbus 4th Degree, and Grand Knight of the year for the State of GA 1988. He managed the St. Vincent De Paul store in Lilburn, GA. A Mass will be celebrated on Monday, August 21, 2006 at 11am at St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church, Lilburn. Fr. Patrick Donaghey will serve as the Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Eternal Hills Memory Gardens, Snellville. Memorials may be made to the St. Vincent De Paul Society or the Charity of your choice. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 5:00 p.m. until 7 p.m. with a rosary service at 7:00 p.m. at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel, 3705 Highway 78 West, Snellville, GA, 770-979-3200. www.wagesfuneralhome.com