Maude Elinburg, age 86 of Buford, went home to be with her Heavenly Father Monday, January 9, 2006. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, January 12, 2006 in the Chapel of Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home with Rev. Phillip Carter officiating. Burial will follow at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jewell O. Elinburg and 1 daughter, Geraldean Elinburg. She is survived by: Daughter, Shirley Piascik, Buford; Son, and Daughter-in-law, Billy and Jeannette Elinburg, Sugar Hill; Daughter and Son-in-law, Betty and Bill Barnard, Buford; Son and Daughter-in-law, Jewell, Jr. and Brenda Elinburg, Taylor, MI; Sisters, Bessie Williams, Porterdale, GA, Ollie Waycaster, Buford, Florine Elrod, Flowery Branch, Ruby McDaniel, Flowery Branch. She is also survived by: 13 Grandchildren, 17 Great Grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mrs. Elinburg was a member of the Buford Senior Center since 1984, a member of Friendship Baptist Church and recently attended Destiny Church with her daughter, Betty. Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 11, 2006 from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. and from 6 P.M. to 9 P.M. at Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518, 770-945-9345.
Mrs. Vera Mitchell, age 83 of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, January 10, 2006 after an extended illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com.
Little Skylor Jason Whisenhunt, died January 5, 2006, at the age of 2 months. Funeral Services for Little Skylor will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, January 12, 2006, at the chapel of Caldwell & Cowan, with Pastor Tim Hamm officiating, and interment following at Lawnwood Memorial Park. Arrangements by Caldwell & Cowan, Covington, GA, 770-786-7062.
William Hladik, age 95 of Dacula, GA, passed away Monday, January 9, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.
Steven T. Smith, age 56 of Dacula, GA, passed away January 8, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.
Mr. Frank Pruitt, age 61, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on January 9, 2006. He was preceded in death by his father, Mr. John Wesley Pruitt. Surviving are: Wife: Patsy Jones Pruitt, Dawsonville, GA; Daughters and Sons-in-Law: Jodie and Clint Holbrook, Cumming, GA, Wanda Crane Bearden, Dawsonville, GA, Angela and Mark Joiner, Dublin, GA, Christy and B. J. Reddish, Cedartown, GA; Son and Daughter-in-Law: Eddie and Rose Helton, Winder, GA; Parents: Imogene and J. C. Mooney, Buford, GA; Sister and Brother-in-Law: Mary Jean Pruitt Moore and Barry Moore, Gainesville, GA; Brother: Ron Mooney, Buford, GA; Grandchildren: Hannah and Hayley Gazaway, Heather Holbrook, Holly and Luke Stevens, Eli Bearden, Matthew and Alicia Joiner, Leigha and Calep Reddish; Mother-in-Law: Mary V. Cagle, Dawsonville, GA; Nieces, nephews and special friends. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Kenny Sizemore officiating. Interment in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Linda Harris Banks, age 53 of Duluth, GA, passed away January 9, 2006. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.
Auzie H. (Pat) Barrett, 89, of Lawrenceville, formerly of Norcross, died January 8, 2006. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.
David Christopher Palli, 22 month old infant son of Peter and Yamuna Palli, of Lawrenceville, passed away January 10, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.
James J. Fitzgerale, age 49 of Lilburn, GA, passed away January 5, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. David Edward Stansel, age 68 of Pendergrass, Georgia, who died Tuesday, January 10, 2006. Funeral services will be announced by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.
Jennifer L. Bostick, age 52 of Snellville, died Saturday, January 7, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30078, 770-979-5010.
Honorene N. Callaway, age 85 of Snellville, GA died January 9, 2006. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.
Patricia Ann Boyer-Smith, age 69 of Sparta, GA, formerly of Snellville, GA, passed away on January 9, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Donald Smith. She is survived by: Daughter & Son-in-Law: Debbie & Wayne Barber, Alpharetta; Sons & Daughters-in-Law: Ken & Rita Carswell, Grosse Point, MI, Tracy & Jeanette Carswell, Buford; Grandchildren: Blake Barber, Gene Carswell, Jonathan Carswell, Brittainy Barber Speak, Emily Carswell, Tyler Carswell & Kailie Carswell; Great Grandchildren: Alexandria Carswell & Robert Carswell. Mrs. Smith was the last child to be born at her family's plantation at Glen Mary Plantation, Linton, GA. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, January 11 at 2:00 P.M. at Wages Snellville Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Those desiring may make donations to American Lung Association of Georgia, 2452 Spring Road, Smyrna, GA 30080 or Leukemia Society, Georgia Chapter, 3715 Northside Parkway, 400 Northcreek, Ste. 300, Atlanta, GA 30327 in the memory of Patricia Ann Boyer-Smith. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.
Hiram Allen Payne, age 77, of Winder, GA, passed away January 9, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.