Mark Richardson, age 50 of Austell, GA, passed away suddenly July 19, 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.*
Steven C. (Steve-O) Dixon, age 17, of Duluth, passed away July 27, 2006. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.*
Lauren Bobbi Martin, age 5, of Duluth, GA, died July 21, 2006. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29th, at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel. Interment will follow at Peachtree Memorial Park, Norcross. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Lauren is survived by her parents, Robinson & Desni Martin of Duluth, GA; brother, Jalen John Martin of Duluth, GA; paternal grandparents, John F. & Marie C. Martin of Brooklyn, NY; maternal grandmother, Virginia Qualls of Sugar Hill, GA; maternal grandfather, Donell Qualls of Oakland, CA; maternal great-grandmother, Helen Robinson of Stateline, MS; aunt, Tifini Qualls of Atlanta, GA; two uncles, Phillip Martin and Stevenson Martin, both of Brooklyn, NY; and her caring nurses, Colleen Smith and Joy Gilstrap. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any of the following: LEKOTEK, 1955 Cliff Valley Way #102, Atlanta, GA 30329; FOCUS, 3050 Presidential Dr. #114, Atlanta, GA 30340; Foundation for Medically Fragile Children, 6666 Powers Ferry Rd., 30339. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 5051 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., Norcross, GA 30092, (770)448-5757. Online condolences may be expressed at www.crowellbrothers.com .
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. William Homer Rutledge, age 81, of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Thursday July 27, 2006. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.*
Jimmy B. Gunter, age 55 of Lawrenceville, died Wednesday, July 26, 2006. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, July 29, 2006 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Burial Gwinnett Memorial Park, Lawrenceville. Owner of Southern Insulation in Lawrenceville and a member of the Army Reserves and Crossroads Community Church, Lawrenceville, Mr. Gunter is survived by: Children: Cori Gunter, Atlanta, Kyle Gunter, Flowery Branch, Cody Gunter, Mavin Gunter; Parents: Bernard & Jewell Gunter; Sister & Brother-in-law: Joyce & George Pinion, all of Lawrenceville; Nieces & Nephews: Christy & Thomas Wells, Sugar Hill, Taffy & Scott Horton, Clayton. Family will receive friends from 1-3 PM & 6-8 PM, Friday, July 28, 2006 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .
George A. Stewart, Sr., age 76 of Loganville, GA, died July 25, 2006. He is survived by his wife, Maxine Stewart; daughter and son-in-law, Terri and Bud Braswell of Loganville; son and daughter-in-law, George Andrew, Jr. and Marylon Stewart of Nashville, TN; sister, Brenda Brown of Highfalls; brothers, J.O. Stewart of Milledgeville, Ed Stewart of Lawrenceville; grandsons, Joshua Helms and wife, Dana of Loganville, Jacob Helms and wife, Emily of Monroe; great grandchildren, Jacqueline, Haley, Jacob, Natalie; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Stewart was an active member at the Monroe Church of Christ. He retired from Graybar Electric with over 35 years of service and was the broker/owner of George A. Stewart Realty. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 29 at 11am at Wages Snellville Chapel with Minister Larry Fryer officiating. Mr. Stewart's body will lie in state at the Westview Cemetery Mausoleum prior to the interment. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 until 9pm and Saturday from 10 until service time. Those desiring may make donations to the Monroe Church of Christ or Atlanta Alzheimer's Association, in memory of George A. Stewart. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .
Mrs. Louise Boyles Boyd, age 98, of Monroe, GA and formerly of Suwanee, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emory L. Boyd, Sr. Surviving are: Son and Daughter-in-Law: Emory L. and Jane Boyd, Monroe, GA; Grandchildren: Bob and Gina Boyd, Houston, TX, Mike Boyd, Monroe, GA, Angela and Jim Peterson, Monroe, GA; Six Great Grandchildren; Three Great Great Grandchildren; Brother: Charles Boyles, Hampton, SC; Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Mrs. Boyd was born on June 28, 1908 in Hampton, SC. She was a retired nurse. She was a member of Shadowbrook Baptist Church in Suwanee, GA and was also a member of a Sunday School Class. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Dr. Albert Cox officiating. Interment in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.