Jacqueline Michel Peters, age 48 of Dacula, GA died Thursday, January 26, 2006 after an extended illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com.*
Mr. Buford Edward Whitman, age 86 of Lawrenceville, GA died January 26, 2006. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dera Hemmings Whitman and son, Steven E. Whitman and is survived by his daughters, Sandra Whitman of Fayetteville, Debbie Whitman Lewis of Central GA; daughter-in-law, Gayle Moore Whitman of Eatonton, GA; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mr. Whitman was retired from Brown Transport Inc. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 28 at 11am at Wages Snellville Chapel with Morris Moore and Edwin Snell officiating. Interment at Floral Hills Memory Gardens. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.
Mr. J. C. Akins, age 82, of Statham, Georgia died January 27, 2006. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Carter Funeral Home of Winder, GA, 770-867-1361.*
Joseph L. (Joe) Kennedy, age 89, of Tucker, GA, died Thursday, January 26, 2006. Arrangements are pending with The Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.*
Ruby Sleep, age 98 of Winders, GA, passed away January 26, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*