Mr. Dale White, 82, of Alpharetta, Georgia passed away on January 31, 2006. Dale was the devoted husband of Elaine White for 56 years and a loving and kind father to his adoring children. His children were with him as he left this world to be with his wife. Dale was born in Ohio and moved to Georgia in 1967. He worked for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals most of his professional career and spent his later years watching his grandchildren become young adults and parents of their own. Dale has left behind a loving family including Gail Kerth and her husband Tom, Greg White, Jeff and Susan White, daughter Debbie Gibson and former sons-in-law Allan Gibson and Paul Eifler. He will be missed by all of his grandchildren: Jennifer, Dave, Jon, Sarah, Jessica, Rachel and Daniel. His great-grandchildren, Quentin, Johannah, Evan and Jack will always know of his love for them. Dale is also survived by his brothers Don, and Dean and his wife Pat, and brother-and-sister-in-law Tom and Mary Lisinski as well as many loving nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth Chapel from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 2nd. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Friday, February 3rd at Bill Head Funeral Home. Following the service, out father will be laid to rest next to our mother at Peachtree Memorial Park, Norcross, Georgia. Bill Head Funeral Home, 3088 Highway 120, Duluth, Georgia 30096 (770)476-2535. Our father was a special parent and a wonderful friend.
Mollie Kidd Sharpton, age 91 of Auburn, died Monday, January 30, 2006. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 2, 2006 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Joel Shadburn will officiate. Burial Auburn City Cemetery. Mrs. Sharpton is survived by: Children: Shirley & Harry Cook, Auburn, Clyde & Martha Sharpton, Madison, Wayne & Pam Sharpton, Gene & Kathy Sharpton; Close Friend: Charles Buchanan, all of Auburn; 14 Grandchildren; 24 Great Grandchildren; 7 Great Great Grandchildren; Several Nieces & Nephews. Family will receive friends from 11AM - 9PM, Wednesday, February 1, 2006 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100.
Mr. Walter Ralph Sheffield age 46, of Decatur, GA passed away January 30, 2006. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA. (770)932-1133
Gemrow "Jimmy" Hall, age 86 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away January 30, 2006. He was preceded in death by son, Perry Hall. He is survived by his spouse of 64 years, Verna Hall; Daughter & Son-in-Law: Paulette & Steve Hamby, Lawrenceville; Grandson & Granddaughter-in-Law: Bryan & Chi Anderson, Newnan; Sister: Josephine Edwards, Buford; Great Grandchildren: Alexis Anderson & Dalton Anderson. Mr. Hall was a master carpenter and served in the Armed Forces. Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 2, 2006 at 11:00 A.M. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Rev. David Singleton officiating. Interment to follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday 11:00 to 2:00 & 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.
Maebell Ethridge Moon, age 84 of Lawrenceville died Tuesday, January 31, 2006. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday, February 2, 2006 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Waymon Lovell and Rev. Stacy Myers will officiate. Burial Rocky Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, Lawrenceville. A member of Rocky Branch Baptist Church, Lawrenceville and retired from Genesco Shoe Manufacture in Lawrenceville, Mrs. Moon was preceded in death by husband, Dick Moon, 1980, son, James Moon, 1995, daughter, Alma Moon Bowman, 2005. She is survived by: Children: Eloise & Donald Maney, Monroe; Chalmers L. & Betty Moon, Statham; Larry & Frances Moon, Flowery Branch, Kathy & Buck Dyer, Doug & Gloria Moon, all of Lawrenceville; Brother: Leonard Ethridge, Sugar Hill; Sister: Adell Brownlee, Lilburn; 23 Grandchildren, 39 Great Grandchildren, 8 Great Great Grandchildren, Several Nieces & Nephews. Family will receive friends from 10AM-9PM, Wednesday, February 1, 2006 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. (770)962-3100
Bennie L. Gillespie, age 70 of Lilburn, GA died January 29, 2006. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, (770)979-3200
Deborah Marler, age 50, of Loganville, Georgia passed away January 29, 2006. A memorial service will be held at Mount Bethel United Methodist Church, 4385 Lower Roswell Rd., Marietta, Ga. 30068 on Thursday, February 2, at 2:00 pm. Deborah is survived by her parents, Jerry and Janet Marler of Duluth, Ga.; daughter and son-in-law Tiffany Hodges and Charlie Allen of Marietta, Ga.; sisters, Darlene Bartik of Lawrenceville, Ga. and Denise Marler of San Francisco, California; nieces, Kristen Underwood and Kim Ivey; and nephews Christopher and Michael Fowler. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Georgia, 2625 Cumberland Parkway, Atlanta Ga. 30339, or the Winship Cancer Institute care of the Development Office, 1365-B Clifton Rd. #4100, Atlanta, Ga. 30322. Wages & Sons Funeral Home, Stone Mountain, Ga. (770)469-9811.
Karen Lynn Mueller of Suwanee, Georgia, peacefully embraced God's Kingdom on January 28, 2006. Originally from Colorado, Karen moved to Suwanee in 1994. Her husband of 30 years, Michael, and daughters Stephanie, Lindsy, Shauna, and son Christopher will always love and cherish her memory. Karen has been
a paraprofessional working at Riverside Elementary in the technology lab since the founding of the school. She was a leader, a mentor, and friend to students and staff alike and will be deeply missed. She is survived by her
family, her mother Genevieve Janczy, and brother John R. Janczy of Littleton, CO, and a host of other family and friends. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society and invite all to visit Karen's Mosaic of MemoriesT at the Society website. A funeral mass will be held with family and friends on Friday, February 3, at 6:00 pm at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 6439 Spout Springs Rd., Flowery Branch, GA, 770-945-2244 to celebrate her wonderful life. Those wishing to attend a visitation preceding the mass may do so on Thursday, February 2 between 6:00 pm and 8:00pm accompanied by a Rosary Service at 7:00pm at Flanigan Funeral Home, 4400 S. Lee St., Buford, GA 770-932-1133. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory Buford, GA 770-932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com