Mrs. Ruth Johnston Mann, age 78, of Duluth, GA, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2006. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Gwinn Nadine Fancher. She is survived by her: Husband of 36 years: Horace D. Mann, Duluth, GA; Son: David F. Mann, Snellville, GA; Son-in-Law: Gregory Fancher, Tucker, GA; Granddaughter: Deirdre and Shane Hall, Covington, GA; Great Granddaughter: Kaitlynn Hall; Sisters: Ann McCain, Dottie Branch, both of Midlothan, VA, Grace Sanderson, Blackstone, VA; Brother and Sister-in-Law: Bernard Dick and Tina Ripley, Lynchburg, VA; Several Nieces and Nephews. Mrs. Mann was born on January 26, 1928 in Virginia. She was a retired operating room technician after 32 years of service from Scottish Rite Hospital. She was of the Methodist Faith. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Peace officiating. Interment will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Duluth, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.