Mrs. Dora Mae Little Elliott, age 90, died at her home in Carl, Georgia on June 30, 2006. She was born May 21, 1916 and was the daughter of Dora Victoria Giles Little and Charles Homer Little, Sr. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Kelly Elliott, and brothers Charles H. Little, Jr. and Howell D. Little. Mrs. Elliott attended Cox College in Atlanta and graduated from North Georgia College and the University of Georgia. She retired after teaching 35 years in Barrow and Gwinnett Counties. She was one of the first teachers in the state of Georgia to be certified to teach special education and taught children with special needs for nineteen years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Winder, retired Gwinnett County Teachers Association, Beta Rho Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma and the Winder Garden Club. Honors included Gwinnett County Association of Educators Hall of Fame, Gwinnett County Teachers Hall of Fame, twice named to WSB-TV Teacher Hall of Fame, Star Teacher at Dacula School, included in Personalities of the South Association, life member of Georgia PTA. Surviving are children-Dwayne K. and wife, Polly Joyner Elliott of Carl, Georgia, Van Elliott and wife Hazel Rolader Elliott of Winder, Georgia, James Nelson "Doc" Elliott of Crawfordville, Florida and Cairo, Georgia, Gaylan Elliott Nix of Gainesville, Georgia; grandchildren-Sammi Elliott Hester, Kelli Elliott Whitfield, Pamela Nix Elms, and Graham H. Nix; great grandchildren-Anna Hester, Ali Hester, Conner Whitfield and Hayden Whitfield; sisters-Elizabeth Akins of Stone Mountain, Georgia and Evelyn Shields of Greenville, South Carolina. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, July 3, 2006 from the Chapel of Carter Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Sunday from 5-8 P.M. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Special Education Department of Dacula Elementary School, 2500 Fence Road, Dacula, Georgia 30019 or to Vista Care Hospice, 150 Ben Burton Road, Bogart, Georgia 30622. Carter Funeral Home of Winder, Georgia is in charge of arrangements, 770-867-1361.
Eric Daniel Cline, age 45 of Dacula, GA, died Friday, June 30, 2006 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral Services will be held Monday, July 3, 2006 at 1:00 P.M. at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Phil Gambill will officiate. Interment will follow in Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens, Buford. The Family will receive friends on Sunday, July 2, 2006 from 2-5 and 7-9 P.M. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to The Cline Children's Trust Fund at any Wachovia Bank. Mr. Cline is survived by his wife, Michele D. Cline, Dacula; Daughters, Melissa Cline and Madison Cline, Dacula; Parents, Oliver and Nell Cline, Dunwoody; Brothers and Sisters In-law, Karl and Karen Cline, MN, Mark and Valerie Cline, TX; Aunts, Frances Milton and Sara Featon, Rossville, GA; Father In-law and Mother In-law, Warren and Joyce Johnson, Dacula; Brother In-law and Sister In-law, Jerry and Carol LaRose, FL. Mr. Cline was a native of Jefferson County, KY and worked for a medical call center. He was a loving husband and father who simply adored his daughters. He will truly be missed and will forever live in our hearts. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com
Thomas "Ray" Barrett, age 68 of Lawrenceville, died Friday, June 30, 2006. Funeral services will be held at 4 PM Sunday, July 2, 2006 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. E.N. Brady will officiate. Burial will follow at Snellville Historical Cemetery. Mr. Barrett worked with his brother as a brick mason for more than 45 years and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife: Ruby Nell Smith Barrett; Brothers: Robert Barrett, Charles Barrett; Sisters: Betty Wilder, Janice Lynn Barrett. Mr. Barrett is survived by Brothers: Raymond Barrett, Winder; Howard Barrett, Dacula; Roy Barrett, Lawrenceville; Sisters: Hazel Barrett, Snellville; Dorothy Sims, Dacula; Barbara Kazda, Lawrenceville; Sandy Batchelor, Loganville; Sisters-in-law: Angeline Barrett, Dacula; Joyce Roden, Winder; Several Nieces & Nephews. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com
Linda Rae Gill, age 48 of Lawrenceville, died June 30, 2006. Arrangements to be announced by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535. *
John Otting age 75, of Lawrenceville, died Friday, June 30, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550. *
Patricia Ann Adams age 74, of Sugar Hill, GA, died Saturday, July 1, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550. *