Mary Louise Pierce, 89, of Buford, GA, passed away Friday, February 24th, due to complications from a recent surgery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell A. Pierce of Toledo, OH, and daughter, Mary Ann Nichols of Corpus Christi, TX. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne C. and Marilyn M. Meadows of Alpharetta, GA, 3 grandchildren, Jeffrey C. Meadows, Kimberly K. Meadows Hanmer, and Lynn R. Meadows all from the Atlanta Metro Area, along with two great grandchildren. Mary graduated from Scott High School in Toledo, OH, where she resided 76 years of her life. Mary was well known for her excellent skills as an organist and pianist at The Countryside Christian Fellowship Church in Lawrenceville, GA. She will be buried beside her husband in Ottawa Hills Memorial Cemetery in Toledo, OH. A memorial service is being held this morning, Tuesday, February 28th, at 11 A.M. at the Flanigan Funeral Home in Buford, GA. Pastor Jake Reed is officiating. The National Cremation Society is in charge of the arrangements, and in lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Countryside Christian Fellowship Church, 16 Pinetree Drive, Buford, GA.



Gladys "Lalie" Sarah Owensby Thompson, age 78 of Doraville, GA, passed away February 25, 2006. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.*



Mr. Donald Mooney, age 62, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2006. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Sue Crider Mooney. He is survived by his: Wife of 44 years: Mrs. Gelain Lancaster Mooney, Flowery Branch, GA; Daughters: Anna Marie Mooney, Buford, GA, Kathy Mooney, Buford, GA; Brothers and Sister-in-Law: John Mooney, Duluth, GA, Terry and Joan Mooney, Flowery Branch, GA; Sisters and Brother-in-Law: Linda and Robert Duncan, Oakwood, GA, Dianne Mooney Taylor, Flowery Branch, GA; Mother-in-Law: Mrs. Tab Lancaster, Buford, GA, Brother-in-Law and Sister-in-Law: David and Kathy Lancaster, Buford, GA; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Mr. Mooney was a native of Franklin County, GA. He was employed with the Harris Calorific, Inc. in Gainesville, GA. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Flowery Branch. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Wade officiating. Interment in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.



Terry Lee Nelson, age 44 of Grayson, died Saturday, February 25, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100.*



Garrett C. Jones, age 71 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2006. He was preceded in death by his father, Rev. Gus Jones and his mother, Cassie Landman Jones. Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Brother, he is survived by his: Wife: Audrey Cooper Jones of Lawrenceville, GA; Sons and Daughters in law: Stephen & Susie Jones of Greenville, SC, Ronald & Yvete Jones of Sutter Creek, CA; Daughter and Son in law: Stacey & Chris Stone of Lawrenceville, GA; Grandchildren: Kyle Jones, Cassie Jones, Grace Stone and Faith Stone; Sisters: Annie Farmer of Jamestown, TN, Donna Hughes of Dallas, GA. Born in Fulton County, GA, Garrett served in the US Navy. He retired from IBM after 30 years of service and worked for H & R Block for 9 years. He was a member of the Hilltop Flyers Remote Control Airplane Club and attended Lawrenceville Church of God. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2006 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel. Rev. John Colbaugh will officiate. Memorial may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Lawrenceville Church of God Youth Dept. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 12:30 until 2:00 p.m. at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, 770-277-4550.


Pauline Freeman Pratt, age 92 of Lawrenceville, died Saturday, February 25, 2006. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, February 28, 2006 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of the Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Franklin Pratt and Rev. Dustin Pennington will officiate. Burial will follow at Alcova Baptist Church Cemetery, Lawrenceville. Mrs. Pratt was one the oldest members of Alcova Baptist Church and a retired assembler at General Motors Lakewood Plant. She was preceded in death by her Husband: Roy J. Pratt on November 7, 1999. She is survived by her Children: Jerry & Ellen Pratt, Lawrenceville, Rosalyn & Sam Venable, Dacula; Sister: Ila Crowe, Lawrenceville; Grandchildren: Rev. Franklin & Donna Pratt, Cynthia & Craig Simpkins, Linda & Johnny Hudlow, Lisa & Donald Etheridge, Mark & Rhonda Venable, Matthew & Kathy Venable; Great Grandchildren: Kristy Pratt, Jeremy Pratt, Carrie & Mark MacAllaster, Kyle & Lynlee Hudlow, Claire Hudlow, Jason Etheridge, Corey Etheridge, Katie Etheridge, Samuel Venable, Adam Venable, Andrew Venable, Aaron Venable; 2 Great Great Grandchildren: Sarah MacAllister, Griffin MacAllister. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Rd., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100.


Mr. Willard Thomas Smith, age 66, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2006 at Gwinnett Medical Center. Arrangements by Acree-Davis Funeral Home, Inc., Toccoa, GA, 706-886-3106.*



Emily Linda Adams, age 64 of Monroe, GA, passed away February 25, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*



Veleta Johnson, age 73 of Snellville, GA, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Dr., Snellville, GA 30078, 770-979-5010.*