COPELAND, WILLIAM

William E. Copeland, age 54 of Winder, GA, passed away on November 9, 2006. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Joyce Copeland; Son: William E. Copeland, II of Winder; Mother: Evelyn G. Copeland of Dacula; Brother: Wayne Copeland and wife, Addie; Sister: Bonnie Gazaway and husband, Billy, all of Winder; Countless Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, Friends and family. He was preceded in death by his father, Homer C. Copeland and son, Jeffery Copeland. Mr. Copeland was a forklift operator for 21 years in the Norcross area and a CDL driver for 15 years. He was of the Baptist Faith. Memorial services will be held Sunday, November 12, 2006 at 11:00 A.M. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel. Those desiring may make contributions to the funeral home to forward to the family. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.

AUBURN

MCDANIEL, FRANCES

Funeral Services for Mrs. Frances McDaniel, age 58 of Auburn, Georgia will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, November 12, 2006 from the Chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, 770-867-1361.*

BUFORD

FREEMAN, JOHN

Mr. John E. Freeman, age 61, of Buford, GA, passed away Friday, November 10, 2006. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.*

DACULA

NIX, ELLA

Ella Nix, age 85, of Dacula, GA, passed away November 10, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*

LAWRENCEVILLE

WEBB, LAVERNE

Laverne B. Webb, age 84 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2006. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Lawrenceville. She is survived by her daughter & son-in-law: Harriet & Richard Thompson; son & daughter-in-law: Austin & Patsy Webb; grandchildren: Melissa Webb, Mary Catherine & Jamie Bartlett, John & Lindsey Thompson, Amy & Chris Appleby; great grandchild: Lauren Appleby. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2006 at 2:00p.m. at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel with Dr. Lamar Holley officiating. Burial will follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park in Lawrenceville. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, 770-277-4550.

SNELLVILLE

JAMES, DEBORAH

Deborah James, age 50 of Snellville, died Friday, November 10, 2006. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30078, 770-979-5010. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .*

SUGAR HILL

PARHAM, JAMES

James Derrell Parham, age 62, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away November 9, 2006. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.*

SUWANEE

VALERA, LUIS

Mr. Luis A. Valera, Jr., age 39, of Suwanee, GA, passed away November 8, 2006. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.*

WINDER

PERKINS, MARY

Mary Helen Irwin Perkins, age 92, of Winder, GA, passed away November 9, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*

WHITE, SONNY

Funeral services for Mr. Sonny White, age 69, of Winder will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, 770-867-1361.*