SMITH, INA

Ina Nell Smith, age 67, of Winder, GA, passed away July 24, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*

STEED, JOE

Joe Wilburn Steed, age 63 of Duluth, died July 24, 2006. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 27, 2006 at Duluth First Baptist Church, with Dr. Dave Parker and Rev. Dick Baker officiating. Interment Peachtree Memorial Park, Norcross. Mr. Steed was born in Atlanta and was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served in Germany for three years. He is survived by: Wife: Ann Steed; His children: Brandon, Lindsay and Haley; Mother: Minnie Wright; Brothers & Sisters-in-law: C.R. and Nita Milam, James and Andrea Wright; Sisters & Brothers-in-law: Anne and Ralph McGehee, Ilona and Jimmy Scott; Sister-in-law: Helen Steed; Mother-in-law: Bonnie Clardy; Brother-in-law: Joey Clardy and wife, Dana; Many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph McCoy Steed; Sister, Opal McNair; Brother, Edmond Steed; and Stepfather, Albert Wright. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Duluth First Baptist Church. The family will receive friends Wednesday, 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.

ATLANTA

MOORE, MARY

Mary Josephine Moore, age 83 of Atlanta, GA, died July 25, 2006. Survivors and arrangements to be announced. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.*

BRASELTON

WARDLAW, RAY

Mrs. Ray Wardlaw, age 78, of Braselton, GA, passed away July 25, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*

BUFORD

BROWN, LEVIDA

Levida Brown, age 57 of Buford, died Saturday, July 22, 2006. Arrangements by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518, 770-945-9345. Please sign online registry at www.stewartfh.com.*

FLOYD, BRIAN

Brian James Floyd, age 35, of Buford, GA, passed away July 23, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*

DULUTH

HOWELL, RUBY

Mrs. Ruby E. Wells-Howell of Duluth, GA passed away on July 20, 2006. Her arrangements will be handled by Gregory B. Levett & Sons, Inc., Gwinnett Chapel, 914 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-338-5558.*

LAWRENCEVILLE

EVANS, VIRGINIA

Virginia Mae Evans, age 76, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away July 25, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*

HINKLEY, NANCY

Nancy A. (Johnson) Hinkley, 66, of Manchester, CT, formerly of Lawrenceville, GA, widow of Gerald B. "Jerry" Hinkley, died Monday, July 17, 2006 at Manchester Memorial Hospital in Manchester, CT. Born December 21, 1939 in Lakewood, Ohio, daughter of the late Oscar H. and Anne (Thomas) Johnson, she lived in Lawrenceville for over 30 years before moving to Manchester six months ago. She is survived by two daughters, Suzanne Titterton and her husband George Titterton of Hebron, CT; Lisa Hinkley and her companion Amie Brannon of Lawrenceville, GA; and two grandchildren, Katherine and Wade Titterton. Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 29, at 3:30 p.m. at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, 770-277-4550. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gwinnett Humane Society, P.O. Box 750, Lawrenceville, GA 30046.

SIAS, THOMAS

Mr. Thomas J. Sias of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on July 21, 2006. His arrangements will be handled by Gregory B. Levett & Sons, Inc., Gwinnett Chapel, 914 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-338-5558.*

STEIN, KATHLEEN

Kathleen M. Stein, age 83 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on July 24, 2006. She is preceded by her husband of 63 years, Joseph Stein. She is survived by: Daughter: Mary L. Willis of Acworth, GA; Son and Daughter-in-Law: Joseph H. and Trudy Stein of Buford, GA; Brother: Irwin Arber of Buffalo, NY; Grandchildren: John Stein, Paul Stein, Michael Stein, Amy Willis and Karen Willis; Great Grandchildren: Rachel Stein, Jordan Stein, Jack Stein, Siler Stein, Ryan Willis. Memorial Mass will be held Friday, July 28, 2006 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.

LOGANVILLE

KEISTER, D. MARK

Dr. D. Mark Keister, age 54 of Loganville died Monday, July 24, 2006. Visitation will be held from 6:30 PM-8:30 PM, Thursday, July 27, 2006 with a short memorial service beginning at 7:00 PM in the State Room of Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Snellville. A 1977 Graduate of Ohio State University, Dr. Keister was a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. He was affiliated with The American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, The American Veterinary Medical Association (Advisory Committee on Manpower), The American Association of Industrial Veterinarians (Past President and Board Member), The American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists, The American Heartworm Society and the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Keister was the Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Amanda Keister and parents, Don & Dolores Keister. Survivors include: Ex-wife: Linda Keister, Loganville; Children: Nathan & Kelly Keister, Andrew Keister, all of Snellville, Matthew Keister, Loganville; Sister & Brother-in-law: Linda & Richard Mumaw, Ohio. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30078, 770-979-5010. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .

SNELLVILLE

WATSON, MARIE

Marie Smith Watson, age 75, of Snellville, died July 22, 2006. Henry Funeral Home, Lithonia, 770-482-4411.*

STATHAM

EVERETT, ELDRIDGE

Eldridge "Droopy" Everett, age 67 of Statham, GA, passed away July 25, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*

SUGAR HILL

ROSS, ZACHARY

Zachary Tyler Ross, age 9, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away July 24, 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.*