Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Wicker Wood, age 45, of Braselton, GA passed away on February 1, 2006. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.*
Johnnie Hartsfield-Hopkins, 71 of Cartersville, GA passed away January 31, 2006. Her husband James Harold Hartsfield of over 40 years preceded her. Survived by: Daughters Marsha Hendricks, Lilburn; Gail McKinney, Kentucky; Son Dale Hartsfield, Acworth; Grandchildren: Michele Jarrett, Nick and Katie Hendricks, Jason and Jamie McKinney, Carey Stevens, Walt Hartsfield, Great-Grandchildren: Hope and Cody Jarrett, Hunter Hartsfield, and Elle and Zeke Stevens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.
Don Chordegian, age 64, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Monday, January 30, 2006 at the VA Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia following an extended illness. Survivors include his wife, Janet; daughter, Lisa Heine; sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Cathy Chordegian and Nick and Kim Chordegian; grandchildren, Jacob Heine and Garrett and Ava Chordegian; sister, Peggy Chordegian; aunt, Alice Beck; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Frank and Barbara Rubino and Dorothy Gardner. Don was preceded in death by his parents, Myron and Helen Chordegian; his grandson, Adrian Chordegian and daughter-in-law, Melissa Chordegian. No funeral or memorial services are scheduled. Don will be cremated and his ashes scattered as he wished. Don wanted those he met in his journey on Earth to remember him as they knew him. Don was a good Person, Husband, Dad, Pumpa, Brother and Friend. He will be missed deeply. Memorial Park Funeral Home of Gainesville, Georgia.
Mrs. Ruth Jones White, age 94, of Hoschton, GA, passed away on February 1, 2006. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.*
Mrs. Patricia Anne Gillespie Gee, age 57, of Jackson County, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2006 after an extended illness. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.*
Frederick Dale, age 51 of Lawrenceville, died January 30, 2006. Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Friday, February 3, 2006 at Bill Head Funeral Home Duluth Chapel. Interment Braselton Family Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Dale, a native of Gainesville, GA was a production control coordinator for the defense industry. He is survived by his wife, Leslie Dale of Lawrenceville. The family will receive friends Thursday 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.
Helen Brackett Landress of Lawrenceville, died Monday, January 30, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100.*
Carl Ezzard Thompson, age 88, of Lawrenceville, GA died Wednesday, February 1, 2006. Arrangements to be announced by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.*
Marguerite C. Gaunt, age 92, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2006 while residing at the New London Health Center in Snellville, Georgia. Born in Naugatuck, CT, she moved to Lawrenceville, GA in December 2001. Mrs. Gaunt worked as an insurance agent in Waterbury until her retirement in 1975. She was active in the Insurance Woman's Guild and volunteered in many community activities. A very caring woman, Mrs. Gaunt loved to laugh and made friends easily wherever she lived. She is survived by her children, Donald Gaunt of Southington, CT, Sharon Edwards of East Sandwich, MA, Joyce & son-in-law, Michael Guilford of Lawrenceville, Georgia; sister, Adeline LeBlanc, CT; brothers, Al Casaly of CA and Ralph Casaly of FL; grandchildren, Shane Guilford of CT, Tracy Mennig of NY, Bryan Elliott of Ariz.; and great grandchildren, Syndey & Michaela Guilford, Samantha & Zoe Mennig, Aidyn & Zing Elliot. Calling hours on February 4th from 9:30-10:30 am at Alderson's Funeral Home, 70 Central Ave., Waterbury, CT, 203-753-5112. A memorial service will be held at Blessed Sacrament Church in Waterbury, CT on Saturday, February 4th at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Council of the Blind.
John Roberts, age 58, formerly of Snellville, GA, died January 23, 2006. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .*