Margaret “La Merle” Tucker Balcome, age 70, of Suwanee, GA, passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2006. She is survived by her: Husband: Herbert Balcome of Suwanee, GA; Children and their spouses: Lynn and Steve Green of Lawrenceville, GA, Renya and Bruce Eurek of Sugar Hill, GA, Tucker and Stephanie Balcome of Sugar Hill, GA, Molly and Jim Holcombe of Atlanta, GA; Brothers: Robert D. and Peggy Tucker of Atlanta, GA, John F. Barron of Panama City, FL; Several Grandchildren; Nieces and Nephews. Her son, David L. Balcome, preceded her in death. La Merle was a native Georgian and was born in Tifton, GA. A funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 22, 2006 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel. Pastor Ken Rucker will officiate. Interment will follow in the Gwinnett Memorial Park, Lawrenceville. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, 770-277-4550.