Willis C. "W.C." Bussey, Jr., age 89, of Lilburn, GA, died Sunday, June 4, 2006. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.*
Virginia LuRene Standhardt, age 82 of Auburn, formerly of Atlanta, passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .*
John B. Wofford, age 83 of Buckhead, Georgia, formerly of Lawrenceville, died Monday, June 5, 2006. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM, Thursday, June 8, 2006 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Burial White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Duluth. A United States Marine Corp Veteran of WWII, a member of new Hope Christian Church in Lawrenceville and retired after 33 1/2 years of service with General Motors, Mr. Wofford is survived by: Son & Daughter-in-law: Vern & Barbara Wofford, Buckhead; Sister-in-law: Irene Wofford, Lawrenceville; Grandchildren: Derek Wofford, Nathaniel & Susan Hudgins, Michael & Angela Hudgins, Kelly Carlyle; Great Grandchildren: Kade Hudgins, Hayley Grace Hudgins; Several Nieces & Nephews. Family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Tuesday, June 6, 2006 and from 2-4 PM & 6-8 PM, Wednesday, June 7, 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 .
Mr. Earley Biffle, age 80, of Buford, GA, passed away on June 5, 2006. He was preceded in death by his wife, Buel Lancaster Biffle; parents, Jessie Lee and Pearl Dutton Biffle; and twin brother, Hurley Biffle. Surviving are: Daughter and Son-in-Law: Teresa Biffle Duncan and husband, Eddie F. Duncan, Flowery Branch, GA; Son and Daughter-in-Law: Timothy Lee and Ellen Biffle, Loganville, GA; Grandchild: Michelle Biffle, Loganville, GA; Special Cousins: Catherine Bennett, Buford, GA, Tinnie Belle Hulsey, Hawkinsville, GA; Sister-in-Law: Mrs. Euell B. Lancaster, Buford, GA; Nephew: Wayne and Toney Lancaster, Buford, GA; Niece: Gail Reed, Buford, GA; Several Great nieces and nephews; Special friend and Caregiver: Mary Ellen Anglin. Mr. Biffle was a native of Buford, GA. He retired from the City of Buford with over 50 years of service and he was City Manager from 1981-1990. He was over the Electrical Dept for many years and was a volunteer fireman for the City of Buford. He attended Buford High School. He was a member of New Bethany Baptist Church in Buford, GA and was a member of the Buford Masonic Lodge 292 F.&A.M. He was a member of the Buford Housing Authority and an avid volunteer at the Operations Compassion Food Bank. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Edward Davenport and Mr. Wayne Lancaster officiating. Interment will be in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens with a Masonic Service. Masons will serve as honorary escorts. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Operation Compassion, c/o Buford Church of God or to the Humane Society of Hall County, 845 West Ridge Road, Gainesville, GA 30501 in memory of Earley Biffle. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Otis E. Pharr, Sr., age 80 of Dacula, died Tuesday, June 6, 2006. Graveside Services will be held 3:00 PM, Thursday, June 8, 2006 at First Baptist Church of Dacula Cemetery. Rev. James D. (Dee) Dillin will officiate. A lifelong resident of Dacula and retired from General Motors, Doraville Plant with 37 years of service, Mr. Pharr was a bus driver for Smokey Mountain Trailways, a volunteer Fireman for the City of Dacula, Dacula City Councilman for 19 years, a member of Dacula Masonic Lodge #433, First United Methodist Church of Dacula and was known for his knowledge of Dacula and Gwinnett County History. He is survived by: Wife of 57 years, Edith Fowler Pharr; Sons & Daughters-in-law: Otis & Georgia Pharr, Richard & Dana Pharr; Daughter & Son-in-law: Clara & Wayne Stancel, all of Dacula; Grandchildren: Michael & Julie Pharr, Jackson, Josh & Julie Berry, Thompson Station, TN, Brian Pharr, Dacula, Eli & Jennifer Stancel, Coatsville, PA, Timothy & Elly Hayes, Hoschton, Bonnie Stancel, Dacula; Great Grandchildren: David Ewing Pharr, Lauren Claire Pharr, both of Jackson; Brother and Sister-in-law: Alton B. & Helen Hollis, Ocala, FL; Sisters & Brother-in-law: Sybil & Frank Padgett, Maui, Hawaii, Sarah Gallogly, Dacula; Several Nieces & Nephews. Family will receive friends from 10 AM - 3 PM, and 5-9 PM, Wednesday, June 7, 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.
Elfriede Charlotte Friddell, age 76 of Grayson, GA, died June 6, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Friddell and is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Deedie and Steve Golden of Grayson; son and daughter-in-law, Thomas Henry and Becky Friddell of Buford; sister and brother-in-law, Grettle and Moxx Dammer of Germany; grandchildren, Nicholas, Nicole and Joey. Mrs. Friddell was born in Germany on June 21, 1929. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and a founding member of the Atlanta Motor Cycle Club. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 9 at 2pm at Wages Snellville Chapel with Brother Bob Howard officiating. Interment at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 until 9pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Cancer Society, 6500 Sugarloaf Pkwy. S-260, Duluth, GA 30097, in memory of Elfriede Charlotte Friddell. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .
Mr. Dean Reynolds, age 63, of Hoschton, Georgia, died June 5, 2006. Funeral arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Winder, 770-867-6706.*
Horace Jones, age 77 of Loganville, died Tuesday, June 6, 2006. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Georgia 30046, 770-466-1544. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.*