Ron Hollum, age 60, passed away Thursday June 22. Mr. Hollum was born on February 15, 1946 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was a graduate of Florida State University and a salesman for Northstar Equipment Corp. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Ginny, sons, Joel and Joshua and his fiancee, Carolyn Cayard, mother, Lucy Hollum, sister Marcia Mattera, sisters and brother-in-law, Al & Marty Ball, Betty Roche, Joe & Susan Stepp, nieces & nephews, Jeb and Jeneane Ball, Lexi Ball, Perrylove Ball, Dan & Jenny Breen, Troy & Moriah Lane, Cristi Mattera, Janie Roche, Chris Stepp, Michael Stepp, Ashley Sutherland and Lindsay Sutherland. A celebration of Life will be held, Saturday, July 1, 2006 at 1:00 pm at Bethesda United Methodist Church, 444 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30044, with the Rev. Jim Bocian officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 12:00-1:00pm at the church sanctuary. Refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that contributions be made to Bethesda United Methodist Church in memory of Ron Hollum. Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 770-277-4550.
Mr. Hyman Sobel, age 87, of Conyers, GA passed away on Friday, June 23, 2006. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of: Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA. (770)932-1133*
SMITH, ROBERT V.
Robert (Bob) V. Smith, age 78, of Cumming, GA, passed away June 24, 2006. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.*
Mrs. Mary Martin Pressley, age 68, of Duluth, GA passed away on Friday, June 23, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Mr. Floyd Lee Martin and Mr. Hugh D. Pressley. She is survived by her: Sons: Danny Martin, Duluth, GA, Johnny Martin, Duluth, GA, Terry Martin, Duluth, GA; 7 Grandchildren; 5 Great-Grandchildren; Sisters and Brother-in-Law: Irene Benten, Macon, GA, Willie Mae and Thurston Martin, Braselton, GA; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Mrs. Pressley was born in Banks County, GA on January 15, 1938. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Lanier Church of God, Buford, GA. Funeral service will be held on Monday, June 26, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Pastor Jimmy Dunn and Rev. Ronnie Thrasher officiating. Interment in Warsaw Cemetery, Duluth, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA. (770)932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com
Mrs. Maxine Phillips, age 77, of Hoschton, GA died June 23, 2006. Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements. (770)867-6706*
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Nancy Young Gazinski, age 56, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away on Wednesday June 21, 2006. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson. (706)367-5467*
Fred E. Hobbs, age 68 of Lawrenceville, died Friday, June 23, 2006. Mr. Hobbs was born November 3, 1937. He was a signalman in the U. S. Navy from 1954-1958. He worked for Chem Lawn, East Lake Golf Course and most recently as a greeter at Wal-Mart in Snellville. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Troy, OH, an avid golfer, loved old western movies, loved to play the lottery and most of all loved his Family. Mr. Hobbs was preceded in death by his father, David Hobbs & Infant Son, Devin Hobbs. He was a beloved Husband, Son, Father, Grandpa & Friend. He is survived by his Wife of 44 years, Sarah Hobbs; Daughter & Son-in-law: Daphne & John Lamb; Grandchildren: Megan, Brittany, Luke, Jake & Griffin Lamb; Great Grandson: Aiden Lamb; Mother: Mary Hobbs; Brother & Sister-in-law: Larry & Lilli Hobbs; Sister & Brother-in-law: Vivian & John Jenkins; Sisters-in-law: Linda Pepiot (Tom), Marilyn Raymont (Chuck); Brothers-in-law: Mark Holliday, Dick Holliday (Sue), Donald Holliday (Jan), Denny Holliday, Russ Holliday, Kenny Holliday (Cathy); several Nieces & Nephews; His Dog, Fancy. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Ohio. Mr. Hobbs will be greatly missed by all. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.
Michael Lawson, age 63 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away June 24, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*
Doris Jean Mooney, age 76 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away June 20, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*
Heang Prum, age 49 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away June 22, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*
Adam E. Riley, age 45 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away June 19, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*
Nathi Devji Sutaria, age 75, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away June 23, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*
Carroll "Bud" Colter, age 75, of Snellville, GA died Friday, June 23, 2006. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arvle and Helena Colter of Decatur, IL; brothers-in-law, Michael Newell and Terry Rubin of Decatur, IL and Bill Johns of Hardy, AR. Bud was an avid fisherman and loved to play golf. He served in the Armed Forces in Korea. Bud retired from A. E. Staley Manufacturing Company, Decatur, IL, after 35 years of dedicated service. He worked and was part owner of Colter Sports, Lilburn, GA. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Beverly Colter; sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Gay Colter and Randy and Linda Colter; grandchildren, Ryan Colter of Lawrenceville, GA, Cortney Colter of Snellville, GA, Cade Colter of Snellville, GA and step-grandchild, Stephen Gray of Snellville, GA; sister, Bonnie Johns of Hardy, AR, sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Bill Gerweck of Union, NJ; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Scott and Linda Wike of Ft. Myers, FL, Nancy Newell of Decatur, IL and Ron and Carolyn Rubin of Edmond, OK and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at Snellville United Methodist Church at 3 pm on Tuesday, June 27, 2006. Interment will follow at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday from 6 - 8 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Snellville United Methodist Church Building Fund, in memory of Carroll "Bud" Colter. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770/979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
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Mr. William Edward Kirk, Sr., age 75, of Winder, Ga died June 23, 2006. Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements. (770)867-6706*