Edgar Love Kimbrough III, born October 6, 1950, died Wednesday, February 1, 2006, surrounded by his beloved wife and defender, Gayle Anne, and his sons, Ben, Matthew and E. Love who were his pride and joy, following a courageous 7 month battle against cancer. Love served 2 years in the U.S. Army as a 2nd Lieutenant and recently retired following a distinguished career with Gwinnett County School System. Visitation at Tom Wages, Snellville, 770-979-3200, Friday, February 3rd, 6pm-8pm followed by a private family burial in Richland, GA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Sara Daws Chandler, 91, of Atlanta, GA passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*
Rev. Ira B. Faglier, age 86 of Buford, GA, died on Wednesday, February 1, 2006 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, February 4, 2006 at 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church, Buford where his body will lie in state beginning at 10:00 A.M. Rev. Charles W. Gilliland will officiate. Interment will follow in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford. The Family will receive friends on Friday, February 3, 2006 from 1-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Buford Building Fund, 4550 Hamilton Mill Road, Buford, GA 30518. Rev. Faglier is survived by his wife of 66 years, Mrs. Ogle V. Faglier, Buford; Son, Keith B. Faglier, Marietta; Sons and Daughters In-law, Milton E. and Pat Faglier, Stockbridge, L. Wayne and Margie Faglier, Athens; Daughter and Son In-law, Marsha and Todd Matthews, Sugar Hill; 7 Grandchildren; 13 Great Grandchildren; Brother and Sister In-law, Claude and Mary Francis Faglier, Augusta; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Rev. Faglier was a native of Jefferson County, GA and had lived in Buford the past 43 years. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of W.W.II were he served as a Chaplain Assistant. During his many years of ministry, Rev. Faglier served as Pastor to churches in Nashville, GA, Ashburn, GA, Dearing, GA, Leslie, GA and Americus, GA and while earning his Degree at Mercer University he was Pastor to two churches in Macon, GA. Rev. Faglier retired from full time ministry after 21 years at First Baptist Church, Buford where he had served from 1963 to 1984. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Buford, GA where he served as Pastor Emeritus. His many years of ministry to First Baptist Church and the community of Buford, where he was fondly known as "Preacher Faglier", will always be remembered. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com.
Mr. Joe Henry Haggard, age 76 of Commerce, Georgia died Thursday, February 2, 2006. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia, 706-367-5467.*
Jacqueline Michel Peters, age 48 of Dacula, GA died Thursday, January 26, 2006 after an extended illness. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com.*
Carl Ezzard Thompson, age 88, of Cherokee Trail, Lawrenceville, and resided in Hartwell, GA, died Wednesday, February 1, 2006. A Funeral Service will be held 1 PM, Saturday, February 4, 2006 at Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth Chapel with Rev. David Lyle officiating. Interment will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Duluth. Mr. Thompson, a native of Gwinnett County, GA, was a retired assembly stockman with General Motors in Doraville and a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church where he served as Sunday School superintendent and teacher. He was preceded in death by son: Carl A. Thompson Sr. and sister: Emma Louise Hansard. Survivors include: Wife: Annie Ruth Thompson of Hartwell; Son: Wayne Everett Thompson of Dacula; Daughter: Joyce Robinson of Murfreesboro, TN; Sisters: Margie Morgan and Virginia Caldwell; 9 Grandchildren; 6 Great-grandchildren; and 3 Great-great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, 4175 Highway 23, Duluth, GA 30096 or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1132, Fairfax, VA 22038. The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 6 until 8 PM at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.
Grace B. Mattox, 77, of Lilburn, died Thursday, February 2, 2006 following a long and courageous struggle with cancer. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.*
Arthur Chester Morrison, age 41 of Loganville, died Tuesday, January 31, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100.*
Mr. William Rex Frizzell, age 77 of Pendergrass, Georgia died Wednesday, February 1, 2006. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.*
Agnes Mary Barrett, age 84 of Winder, GA, passed away February 1, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*
Mr. Joseph "Joe" Hanson, age 74, of Young Harris, GA, formerly of Lawrenceville, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2006, in Union General Hospital. Mr. Hanson was born Wednesday, January 20, 1932 in Gwinnett County, GA to the late Leonard Hanson and Eula Whiting Hanson. He was a member of Notla Baptist Church, and was a Baptist Deacon Mr. Hanson was a U.S. Army Veteran, and served during the Korean War. He was a member of The American Legion, and a lifetime member of the VFW and a member of the North Geogia Honor Guard. Survivors include: wife, Helen Hanson of Young Harris; daughter, Zanza Hunter of Avondale Estates, GA; sister, Annette Roberts of Lula, GA; sisters, Lorene Clark and Lois Phillips both of Flowery Branch, GA; step-daughter, Cynthia Robertson of Lawrenceville, GA; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 4, 2006 at 11.00 from the Cochran Funeral Home with the Rev. James Paul officiating. Interment will follow in Union Memory Gardens with military honors conducted by the North Georgia Honor Guard. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-9 p.m., Friday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either Notla Baptist Church or America Cancer Society. The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, Georgia is in charge of arrangements. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.