Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Alline Shannon Gunnells Rives, age 75, of Hoschton, GA passed away on May 17, 2006. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.*



Mrs. Daisy Mae Priest, age 62, of Bogart, GA died May 17, 2006. Funeral arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Winder, GA, 770-867-6706.*



Mr. Justin M. Cates, age 23, of Buford, GA passed away on May 17, 2006. Surviving are: Mother: Lee Ann Kerlin Patton and husband, Jeff Patton, Dacula; Father: Jeffery Milton Cates, Auburn, GA; Sister: Kady Cates, Dacula, GA; Step-Brothers: Thomas Patton and Christopher Patton, NC; Grandparents: Bobby and Betty Jo Kerlin, Buford, GA, Milton and Kathleen Cates, Buford, GA; Great Grandmother: Ila Mae Gower, Lawrenceville, GA; Uncle: Jim and Jeanette Kerlin, Scottsville, VA; Aunt: Linda and Chris Bell, Buford, GA; Cousins: Joe Kolback, Jr., Scottsville, VA, Julie Robertson, Mindy Bell and Kasey Bell. Justin was born on July 12, 1982 in Gwinnett County, GA. He was a sales representative for Tile and Marble Company in Suwanee, GA. He received his education at Dacula High School. He loved to race four wheelers. He was a loving and loyal friend to all. He will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Gerry M. Davis officiating. Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery following the memorial service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.




Carlton Edwards, age 83 of Dacula, died Thursday, May 18, 2006. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100, www.stewartfh.com.*



Mr. Grady Edward Little, age 73 of Jefferson, GA, died Thursday, May 18, 2006. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.*



Ruth VanWinkle, age 90 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on May 17, 2006. She was preceded in death by 11 Brothers and 2 Sisters. She is survived by: Son & Daughter-in-Law: Eddie & Betty VanWinkle, Auburn, GA; Sisters: Geneva Stewart, Indiana, Shelby Jean Kistner, Michigan, Wanda Lauderbaugh, Oregon; Brothers: Joe Wilson, Arkansas, Sammy Wilson, Arkansas, Tom Wade, New Mexico, R. A. Wilson, Jr., Arkansas, Jessie Wilson, Michigan; Grandchildren: Colleen Marble, Charles VanWinkle, Kae Sontag & Christina Booker; Great Grandchildren: Brendan, Christian, Ryan & Little Connor. Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 20, 2006 at 11:00 A.M. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. A memorial service and burial of the cremains will be scheduled at a later date in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.



Edwin C. Hobbs, age 73 of Monroe, died Thursday, May 18, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Georgia 30052, 770-466-1544. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.*



Mary Lucile Payne, 85, of Smyrna, GA died Tuesday, May 16, 2006. Mrs. Payne was a past President for the Cobb County Chapter of the Gold Star Mothers. Survivors: Daughter, Alice Freeman of Lawrenceville, GA; Son, Joseph Leon Buice of Sopchoppy, FL; Sister, Frances Hyde of Rex, GA. Also surviving are 5 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great Great Grandson, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 2:00p.m. Friday, May 19, 2006 at Castellaw Funeral Home Jonquil Chapel with Rev. Cliff Duvall and Rev. Tim Harben officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Calvary Children's Home, 1430 Lost Mountain Rd., Powder Springs, GA 30127. Castellaw Funeral Home, Smyrna in charge of arrangements, 770-435-9038, www.castellawfuneralhome.com.



A P Morgan, age 91 of Sugar Hill, died Thursday, May 18, 2006. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 P.M. Saturday, May 20, in the Chapel of Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Arthur Southerland and the Rev. Jerry Bennett officiating. Interment will follow in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Morgan. He is survived by children, Brenda & Jerome Mauldin, and Imogene Porter, all of Sugar Hill; grandchildren, Trent Mauldin, Ronnie Porter, Lanny Porter; great grandchildren, Beth Porter, DeWayne Porter. Mr. Morgan was a long time resident of Sugar Hill and a charter member and deacon of the West Buford Baptist Church. He was an Air Force veteran of World War II, and retired from Dobbins Air Force Base as an aircraft mechanic. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-9 P.M. Friday, May 19 at Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, 770-945-9345, www.stewartfh.com.



Annie Bell Eller McCarthy, of Toccoa, GA, passed away May 17, 2006. She is survived by one sister: Mary Morgan of Lawrenceville; son: Eugene Bingham of Lawrenceville; daughters: Elizabeth Galey of Homer, GA, Lucille Bates and Judy Deal both of Toccoa, GA, Nancy Sikorski of FL; 24 Grandchildren; 24 Great Grandchildren; several Nieces & Nephews. The Funeral will be Friday, May 19, 2006 at 5 p.m. at Acree-Davis Funeral Home of Toccoa, GA, 706-886-3106.