James Curtis (Jim) Grant of Jackson, MS, formerly of Lawrenceville, GA, died January 12, 2006. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Ina Grant of Lawrenceville and Oran Burt Grant of Miami, FL; Brother, Wendell Loy Grant of Buffalo, NY; Brother, Jimmy Ray Oakes of Lawrenceville. Survivors include: Wife, Ola Grant of Jackson, MS; Sister, Ada Marilyn Oakes of Lawrenceville, GA; Brothers, Myron Edward Oakes of Lawrenceville, GA, Gene Charles (Baby) Oakes, Sr. of Buckhead, GA; several Nieces and Nephews. He graduated from Lawrenceville High School and the University of GA with a degree in Fine Arts. He was Owner of Grant Sign Co. for many years, and was also Owner of Grant Airplane Instructor School where he taught students to fly for many years. He was a veteran of Pearl Harbor in the U.S. Army. He was one of the first members to build the VFW and was First Commander of the VFW Post 5255 in Lawrenceville, GA. He was also a member of The American Legion Post. There are no services planned. Arrangements by Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home of Jackson, MS, with entombment at Wright & Ferguson Mausoleum, Ridgeland. He was dearly loved and will be sorely missed by Sister, Ada Marilyn Oakes.
Anne Morrison, age 94, of Buckhead, GA, passed away January 17, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.
Mrs. Marjorie L. Kenney, age 78, of Buford, GA, passed away January 17, 2006. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Terry Adams, age 40 of Flowery Branch, passed away in his sleep on Monday, January 16, 2006. Terry was born in Leachville, Arkansas. He is preceded in death by his father, Birl "Bill" Adams and brother, David Parham. He is survived by his wife: Jennifer Wiltsey Adams; children: Tyler Adams, Cassie Adams, all of Flowery Branch, GA; mother: Martha Hubbard Adams of Leachville, AR; sisters: Brenda Stone of Leachville, AR, Dianne Tucker of Cherokee Village, AR, Cindy Carle of Monette, AR, Janie Rogers of Leachville, AR, Patty Barrett of Leachville, AR, Sherry Lairsey of Monroe, GA; father & mother-in-law: Mike & Elaine Stone of Flowery Branch, GA. The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 19, 2006 from 5:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA, 770-277-4550. A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 20, 2006 at 2:00p.m. at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel. Burial will be Memorial Park South in Flowery Branch immediately following the service.
Veronica Margaret Goetz, age 91, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Monday Evening, January 16, 2006. Arrangements are pending with The Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.
Kay Sullivan Ford, age 71 of Snellville, GA, died January 16, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, James C. "Bud" Ford and is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Asa Marshall of Macon; son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Tina Ford of Snellville; sisters, Cleo Crye of Benton, TN, Jean Stewart of Snellville, Marianna Smith of Cumming; grandchildren, Kyle, Logan and Asa; several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Ford was a member of Snellville United Methodist Church and was active in the local community group Gad-Abouts. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 19 at 2pm at Wages Snellville Chapel. Interment at Snellville Historical Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 until 4 and 6 until 8pm at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.
Brandon Nelson Harper, age 25, of Suwanee, GA, passed away January 16, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.
Helen H. Price, age 74, of Winder, GA, passed away January 16, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.