Rosa Lou Donaldson, age 75 of Alpharetta, GA (formerly of Lawrenceville), passed away on February 11, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Eugene Donaldson. She is survived by: Daughters: Deborah Donaldson, Alpharetta, Susan Ramey, Gainesville; Sons: Lance Donaldson, Alpharetta, Dan Whitehead, Alpharetta; Daughters and Sons-in-Law: Brenda and Bobby Russell, Atlanta, Vicki and Marty Johnson, Newnan; Son and Daughter-in-Law: Stephen and Renee Donaldson, Alpharetta; Sister: Virginia Evans; Sister and Brother-in-Law: Mary and Raymond Connell; Brother: George Stradley; Brothers and Sister-in-Law: Johnny and Joyce Stradley, Robert and Vicki Stradley; Sister-in-Law: Carolyn Stradley; 15 Grandchildren; 25 Great grandchildren; 1 1/2 Great Great Grandchildren; Several Nieces and Nephews. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 14, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with the Rev. Randy Clark officiating. Interment will follow at Bay Creek Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. and Monday from 9:00 A.M. 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.
Mr. James E. Jolly, Sr., age 80 of Dawsonville, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2006. Mr. Jolly was a member of Concord Baptist Church where he had been a member of the choir. He was a member of the American Legion and VFW. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the army as First Lieutenant in Italy. He was preceded in death by wives, Sue Jolly and Frances McElwee Jolly and his parents, Frank Lynholm and Estelle Jolly. Survivors include: Children: Susan Butker, Snellville, Sheryl and Bill Willig, Stone Mountain, Sandra and Steve Shelnutt, Kennesaw, James and Sherry Jolly, Tucker, John Jolly, Buford; 16 Grandchildren; and several other relatives also survive. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, February 15, 2006 at 2:00 PM at Concord Baptist Church with Rev. Dan Armestead and Dr. Rubin Smith officiating. Interment in Concord Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Ingram Funeral Home, Cumming, Georgia, 770-887-2388.
Viola Friar Christopher, age 79 of Duluth, GA, passed away February 12, 2006. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.*
Richard A. Jacobs, age 71, of Hoschton, GA, died Monday, February 13, 2006 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, February 15, 2006 at 11:00 A.M. at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Tim Bryson will officiate. Interment will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Duluth, GA. The Family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 14, 2006 from 6 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home. Surviving are Wife, Virginia Jacobs, Hoschton; Daughter and son In-law, Theresa and Mark Vaughn, Indiana; Daughter, Beth Jacobs, OH; Son and Daughter In-law, Timothy and Edie Jacobs, OH; Daughter, Teresa Barnell, Decatur; Son and Daughter In-law, Keith and Kathy Underwood, Flowery Branch; Daughter, Jennifer Underwood, Lawrenceville; 5 Grandchildren; Sister and Brother In-law, Thelma and Tim Bryson, SC; Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Mr. Jacobs was a native of Hamilton, Ohio and lived in the area the past 43 years. He was a Marine Corps Veteran of Korea and a retired realtor with Brayson Homes. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com.
Robert L. Streicher, age 73, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2006. He is survived by his wife: Sandra A. Streicher; Sons and Daughters in law: Michael L. and Terry Streicher of Odessa, FL, Richard L. and Nancy Streicher of Grayson, GA, Gerald R. and Patricia Streicher of Doraville, GA; Daughter and Son in law: Deneen K. and Paul Larson of Loganville, GA; Step Brother: Stanley Kirkendall of LaPlace, LA; 12 grandchildren. Robert was born on October 12, 1932 in Toledo, OH and was married to Sandra Myers on November 2, 1952 in Haskins, OH. He served in the Korean War from 1952 - 1954. He was a Sergeant and served at the Fifth Army Headquarters in Chicago, IL. He was a member of the American Legion Post 251, Duluth, GA. He was South East Regional Manager for Commercial Carriers Trucking Company for 20 years and as Terminal Manager for TNT in Atlanta for 10 years. The last 5 years he was employed with Eckerds. He was a member of Fairview Presbyterian Church in Lawrenceville. Robert was cremated and a Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2006 at New Hope Christian Church, 1982 Old Norcross Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044. Rev. Karl Hunter will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time in the reception hall at the church. Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, 770-277-4550.
Ronald W. Cole, Sr., age 71 of Lilburn, GA, formerly of North Toledo, died February 12, 2006. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .*
William L. (Billy) Craig, Sr., 71 of Lilburn, died February 12, 2006. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.*
Mary E. Killingsworth, age 82 of Norcross, GA, passed away February 13, 2006. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.*
PONCA CITY, OK
ONSTOT, NEVA I.
Neva I. Onstot, age 92 of Ponca City, OK passed away Friday, February 10, 2006. Arrangements by Trout Funeral Home, Ponca City, OK 580-765-4411.*