Mr. Elery Cheek, age 89, of Buford, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2006. He is survived by his: Wife of 60 years: Mrs. Era Thrasher Cheek, Buford, GA; Daughters and Sons-in-Law: Marcia and Rick Perdue, Buford, GA, Carol and Paul Timmons, Dacula, GA; Sons and Daughters-in-Law: Bill and Wynnette Cheek, Atlanta, GA, Jerry and Donna Cheek, Flowery Branch, GA; Grandchildren: Mary Conley, Susie Auclair, Jeffrey Perdue; Great Grandchildren: James Harris, Bobby Auclair, Billy Auclair, Victoria Perdue, Alex Perdue; Niece and Nephew: Bonnie and Jim Vickery, Cumming, GA. Mr. Cheek was born in Jackson County, GA on October 2, 1916. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in World War II. He was a retired inspector from the Lakewood Assembly Plant with 30 years of service. He was a member and deacon emeritus at First Baptist Church of Buford and also had served as their Building Superintendent for 21 years. He was a charter member of the Abundant Life Fellowship. Mr. Cheek also served in many other capacities at the church. He was active in many projects in Buford and in Gwinnett County. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed traveling. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 20, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Perdue and Rev. Wayne Johnson officiating. Interment in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.