Jerry Michael Sutton, 56, of Elberton, GA (formerly of Oakwood, GA) passed away at his home on June 15, 2006, from lung cancer. He was born in Cleveland, GA and was the son of the late William Elisha Sutton and the late Margaret Seagraves Sutton Landers. He was the former owner of Sutton Marine Service, Flowery Branch, GA and Beaverdam Marine Service, Elberton, GA. Jerry was an avid hunter fisherman and true lover of the outdoors. He served his country honorably as a Marine sergeant in Vietnam from 1969 to 1974. Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Youngblood Sutton of Elberton, GA; son, Derek Powell Sutton of Marietta, GA; son and daughter-in-law, J. Matthew and Machelle Sutton, Baker, FL; Stepsons Wade and Kelley Payne, Buford, GA; Matthew Payne, Suwanee, GA; Step-Daughter, Melissa Payne Pratt, Hartwell, GA. Grandchildren include Kaitlyn Sutton, Baker, FL; Austin Carden, Baker, FL; Turner Pratt, Hartwell, GA; and Pierce Payne, Buford, GA. Brothers include W.L. and Jeanette Sutton, Mansfield, OH; Thomas and Brenda Sutton, Lula, GA; Rick and Barbara Sutton, Alto, GA. Sisters include Barbara and Dave Jordan, Woodstock, GA; Sandra and Arthur Parido, Winchester, KY. Survivors include several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be on Saturday, June 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Berry Funeral Home, Elberton, GA. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, June 18th at 2:30 p.m. at his church home, Bethel E Baptist Church with the Rev. Harry "Barry" Barron and Rev. Ran Freer officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Bethel E Baptist Church, 2576 Calhoun Falls Hwy., Elberton, GA 30635. Berry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Winnie Nedralle Williams, age 85 of Loganville, GA passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2006 at Dekalb Medical Center in Decatur. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, June 18, 2006 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel. Mrs. Williams was born April 3, 1921 in Jackson, Butts County, Georgia. She is survived by 3 Daughters: Darlene Stewart of Jasper, GA, Sandy & Clinton Rutledge of Loganville, GA, and Merrie & Michael Pagliaro of Roswell, GA; a Son: Gerry & Cindy Williams of Snellville, GA; 9 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren, 3 Great Great Grandchildren; Several Sisters, Nieces and Nephews. Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 770-277-4550.
Lamar "P-Jack" Jackson, age 73 of Rutledge, formerly of Duluth, died Thursday, June 15, 2006. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 17, 2006 at Centennial Baptist Church, Rutledge with remains placed in state at 11:00 AM. Rev. Wilburn M. Hill and Rev. Jack Lawson will officiate. Burial will follow at 5:00 PM, Saturday, June 17, 2006 at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Duluth. Born and Raised in Duluth, Georgia and a member of Centennial Baptist Church, Rutledge, Mr. Jackson was a 50 plus years residential builder, a MP in the Army during the Korean Conflict, and a Deacon for 40 plus years at Meadow Baptist Church in Duluth. He is survived by: Wife of 50 years: Barbara Lee Jackson, Rutledge; Children: Randy & Sandra Jackson, Rutledge; Kevin & Lisa Jackson, Lawrenceville; Sister: Doris McGarity, Ellenwood; Grandchildren: April & Dustin Scoggins, Rutledge; Amanda Jackson, Jared "Bud" Jackson, both of Lawrenceville; Several Nieces & Nephews. Flowers accepted or memorials to Centennial Baptist Church Building Fund, 5321 Brownwood Road, Rutledge, Georgia 30663. The family will receive friends from 11 AM-2 PM Saturday, June 17, 2006 at Centennial Baptist Church. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com
Gloria Arlene Lane Jay, age 66, of Tucker, GA., died Friday, June 16, 2006. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. (770)564-2726*