Mr. John Hosch, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, December 18, 2006. He was preceded in death by his wife, Corene Braswell Hosch. Surviving are: Son: Keith Hosch, Homer, GA; Grandson: Kelly Hosch, Tampa, FL; Brother: Harold Clifford Hosch, Buford, GA; Sister: Mrs. Bernice Braswell, Buford, GA; Several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Hosch was a native of Gwinnett County, GA, born on July 13, 1928. He was retired from General Motors Assembly Plant in Doraville, GA after 31 years of service. He was a member of U.A.W. Local 10. He was a member for 50 years of Buford Lodge 292 F.&A.M. He was a member of Rock Springs United Methodist Church, Lawrenceville, GA. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Wood officiating. Interment in the Rock Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery with a Masonic graveside service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 3:00-9:00 p.m.. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Cline "Nick" Nichols, age 75 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on December 19, 2006. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Catherine Nichols. Other survivors include: Daughter & Son-in-Law: Kay & Ross Everett, Gainesville; Son & Daughter-in-Law: Ray & Martha Nichols, Lawrenceville; Sisters: Reba Eubanks, Monroe, Maude Holcombe, Monroe, Thelma Ramey, Newborn; Grandchildren: David & Kimmi Nichols, Daniel Reese, all of Lawrenceville; Great Grandchildren: D. J. Nichols, Preston Nichols, both of Lawrenceville; Brothers-in-Law & Sisters-in-Law: Eugene Hickman, Decatur, Charles & Bernice King, Bowman, Larry & Janice Mathis, Toccoa, Emma Bagwell, Lawrenceville, Annie Ruth Rainey, Suwanee; Several Nieces & Nephews. Mr. Nichols, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, retired after 34 years with General Motors Parts Department and was a lifetime member of VFW Post #5255. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 20, 2006 at 3:00 P.M. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel. Interment to follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.
Beth Sexton, age 59 of Lawrenceville, died Tuesday, December 19, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign onlne guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .*
James Kelly Adams, Sr., age 85, of Snellville, GA, died Tuesday, December 19, 2006. A life long resident of Gwinnett County, Mr. Adams was preceded in death by his wife, Lavern Adams and is survived by son and daughter-in-law, James & Angela Adams of Snellville; sister, Milo Hornsby of Snellville; grandchildren, Jameson Adams and Benji Adams; and several nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 21, 2006 at 11:00 AM at the Wages Snellville Chapel with Dr. Jimmy Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens in Snellville. The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 20, 2006 from 6PM to 8PM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Embracing Hospice Care in Snellville in memory of James Kelly Adams, Sr. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .
John Paul Seacrist, II, of Suwanee, died Saturday, December 16, 2006, at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at the age of 14. Born in Gwinnett Co. to Billy Joe and the late Kathleen Morris Seacrist, he was a member of The First Baptist Church in Eastman and was currently attending the First Methodist Church in Sugar Hill. Paul enjoyed many hobbies, which included listening to music, computers, photography, cooking, swimming and spending time with his friends. Giving his time to others, he helped feed the homeless, never met a stranger and always had something special to say. John Paul was a loving son, brother, grandson and friend to many. He was the light of the family. John Paul is survived by his father and step-mother, Billy and Connie Seacrist of Suwanee; sisters and brother-in-law, Robin and Michael Arocho of Covington, Nichole Seacrist and Katie Seacrist, both of Suwanee; grandparents, Naomi Morris of Covington, John Paul, Sr. and Peggy Seacrist of Little River, SC; uncles, Donald G. Collins of Cary, NC, Norman Morris of East Moline, IL, Stephen Morris, Allan Morris, Michael Morris, Ben Morris, all of Covington; niece, Anna Arocho; nephews, Jose and Ricardo Arocho, all of Covington; great-aunt, Geraldine Hall; step-sisters and brothers-in-law, April and Kelly Moore of Eastman, Ginger and Daniel
Watkins of Macon, Sandy and Matt Hardy of Eastman. Funeral Services for John Paul will be held Thursday, December 21, 2006, 2:00 P.M. at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan in Covington with Dr. Jerry Peele and Rev. Greg Jones officiating and interment following at New Covington City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home Wednesday, December 20, 2006 from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 3134 Floyd Street, Covington, GA 30014, 770-786-7062.
James (Eddie) Hamilton, age 52 of Winder, GA, passed away December 18, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*