James C. Hales, age 26, of Atlanta, died May 18, 2006. He was a police officer for the City of Decatur. He started the Explorer Program in Snellville, and worked 12 years in Gwinnett County. James was the officer of the year-2005 for the City of Decatur. He is survived by his parents, Jesse A. & Vicki Hales, Winder; sister, Tami Andrews, Wendell, NC; brothers, John M. Hinnant, Jr., Lawrenceville, Allen Hales, Wendell, NC; maternal grandmother, Sue Shipman. The funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm, Monday, May 22, 2006 at Cross Point-the Church of Gwinnett with Dr. James Merritt and Rev. Roger Hardy officiating. Interment, Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. Visitation with the family will be today 6 to 8 pm & Sunday 2 to 8 pm at Eternal Hills Funeral Home, Snellville, 770-972-3155. Tributes may be made on www.mem.com.
Rodney Franklin Williams, age 61 of Bethlehem, passed away May 18, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*
Mr. Stanley "Pete" Lewis, age 54, of Buford, GA passed away on May 18, 2006. He was preceded in death by his father, Cecil E. Lewis. Surviving are : Former Wife: Diane Lewis, Hoschton, GA; Sons: Yancey Lewis, Buford, GA, Zane Lewis, Savannah, GA; Mother and Step-Father: Nina and Neil Wallace, Auburn, AL; Brothers: Tom Lewis, Eglon, WV; Gary Lewis, Deer Park, MD, Fred Lewis, Barnesville, GA; Sisters: Charlene Woodall, Fayette, GA, Beverly Mahle, Douglasville, GA, Tammy Lewis, Oakland, MD; Special Friends: Jackie Vernon, Hoschton, GA, Kayla Bettis, Hoschton, GA, Kelly Outler, Hoschton, GA. Mr. Lewis was born in Washington, DC. He was a technician for a Heating and Air Conditioning Company. He was a graduate of Auburn High School, Auburn, AL. He attended Free Chapel in Gainesville, GA. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Todd Stewart officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Christine Sloan, age 67 of Buford, passed away Friday, May 19, 2006. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 P.M. Sunday, May 21 in the Buford Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Reagin officiating. Mrs. Sloan was born in White County and moved with her family to Gwinnett when she was 12 years old. She worked for many years at Chicopee, and was retired from the Lovable Company. She was preceded in death by her parents, Eastman & Aline Dorsey. She is survived by 3 daughters and son-in-law, Cindy and Nabor Tapia, Vickie Davis, both of Sugar Hill and Renay Maddox, Buford; 2 sisters and brother-in-law, Mildred and Cleon Akins, Sugar Hill, Pam Whiting, Gainesville; 2 granddaughters, Karen Davis, Jefferson, Brittany Davis, Sugar Hill; 2 grandsons and granddaughter-in-law, Jesse and Amber Maddox, J.D. Ruynon; 2 great grandsons, Ethan and Tristan Maddox, all of Flowery Branch. The family will receive friends from 6-9 P.M. Saturday, May 20 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, 770-945-9345, www.stewartfh.com.
Mrs. Pauline Baxter, age 89, of Commerce, GA, passed away May 18, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*
Carlton Hinton Edwards, age 83 of Dacula, died Thursday, May 18, 2006. Funeral Services will be held 3:00 PM, Thursday, May 25, 2006 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. John McMillian Sr. and Rev. J. T. McMillian will officiate. Burial Alcova Baptist Church Cemetery, Lawrenceville. Mr. Edwards was employed 27 years at Genesco Shoe Manufacturing and was employed with the City of Lawrenceville as Superintendent of Streets and Road for 18 years. He was a WWII Army Veteran, a member of Alcova Baptist Church, Lawrenceville and was preceded in death by his sons, Carl Terry Edwards & Phillip Carlton Edwards. Mr. Edwards is survived by: Wife of 60 years: Willie Ruth McMillian Edwards, Dacula; Son & Daughter-in-law: Kenneth W. & Theresa Burnett Edwards, Social Circle; Daughter: Shirley Teresa Edwards, Dacula; Grandchildren: Kenneth "Kent" W. Edwards, Jr., U.S. Navy, Luther Bronson Edwards, John Ethan Burnett Edwards; Sister-in-law: Roena Givens Edwards; Several Nieces & Nephews. Flowers accepted or memorial to the Hi Hope Center, 882 Hi Hope Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045 in Memory of Carlton H. Edwards. Family will receive friends from 6-9 PM, Tuesday, May 23, 2006 and from 6-9 PM, Wednesday, May 24, 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 .
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Eula Dee Byrnes, age 84, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away May 18, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*
Mr. Russell L. Shaw, age 75, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on May 18, 2006. Surviving are: Wife of 56 Years: Mrs. Margaret G. Shaw, Lawrenceville, GA; Son and Daughter-in-Law: Russell and Charlene Shaw, Dacula, GA; Daughters and Son-in-Law: Debra S. and Ric Tomlinson, Alpharetta, GA, Jane M. Hunt, Jacksonville, FL; Grandchildren: Matthew S. Tomlinson, Kelly Tomlinson Hamric, Mark J. Tomlinson, Olivia Shaw, Mallory Shaw, Russell Spencer Shaw, Alissa Alexander, Charlie Hunt, Jr., Alex Hunt; Great Grandchildren: Jacob Morris, Triniti Alexander; Brother and Sister-in-Law: Tracy and Rosa Shaw, Gatesville, NC; Several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Shaw was born in Covington, PA on August 24, 1930. He was a Navy veteran having served in the Korean War. He was a retired sales representative from Albright Corporation, Jacksonville, FL. He was a residential builder in Gwinnett County. He was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Flowery Branch, GA. Funeral service will be held on Monday, May 22, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church with Father Fred Wendel officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 5:00-8:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held on Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Diabetes Association or to the MS Association in memory of Mr. Russell L. Shaw. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Mamie Lou Loggins Watkins, age 86, of Pendergrass, GA, formerly of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2006. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.*
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A P Morgan, age 91 of Sugar Hill, died Thursday, May 18, 2006. Arrangements by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, 770-945-9345, www.stewartfh.com.
Jesse Munoz, Jr., age 27 of Suwanee, GA, passed away on May 16, 2006. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrencevile Chapel, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.*
Mr. O. B. House, Jr., age 92 of Winder, Georgia died May 18, 2006. Funeral plans by Carter Funeral Home of Winder, 770-867-6706.*
Mr. L.G. Jackson, age 75, of Winder, GA, passed away May 18, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home of Winder, 770-867-4553.*
Willie Mae Webb, age 87, of Winder, GA, passed awaay May 17, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*