TIMBERLAKE, PHILIP K
November 19, 1916-
November 15, 2006.
Born in Marshallville, Georgia. Philip Timberlake was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Dorothy Timberlake, and his parents, Genevive and Philip Timberlake, Sr., sister Vivienne Cary, and brother Jamie Timberlake. He is survived by his sister, Helen Overbey of Kalamazoo, Michigan, nephew, Charles W. Cary, Jr. of Atlanta, Georgia, and other nieces and nephews. He graduated from Tech High School. From there he served in the Army Air Force in Europe and in World War II. He was a very respected automotive dealer. He started in the car business on Spring Street in Atlanta. He then became a Toyota Dealer in Decatur. He owned Phil Timberlake Oldsmobile-Pontiac-Buick-GMC in Buford, GA, until his retirement in 1992. He was a member of the Civitan Club, University Yacht Club, and the 4th Quarter Club. Graveside services will be held on Friday, November 17th at 2:30 pm at Westview Cemetery, 1680 Westview Drive, SW Atlanta, GA. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The Heart Association. H.M. Patterson & Son - Spring Hill Chapel, 1020 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30309 (404) 876-1022.
Luis A. Valera, age 39, passed away on Wednesday, November 08, 2006, in the presence of his family's love at Northlake Regional Hospital following an extended illness. Luis was cremated at Flanigan Funeral Home Crematory in Buford, Georgia. A memorial service will be held in New York at St. Jude's on November 25, 2006. Until we meet again.
Helen Lann, 79, teacher, director, poet, playwright, bowler, activist, spectator, wife and mother, passed away Tuesday, evening, November 14, 2006, of complications associated with COPD. Helen's vocation and avocation ran parallel. Whether teaching, directing or acting, she involved herself with the beauty of prose, play and poetry. A wordsmith, with interests ranging from God to ground and all in between, she was the value of all corners of intellectual exploration, and sought to bring that to all her audiences by play or page. Nearly twenty during the second great war, Helen saw it her duty, as most women did during that time, to support the fighting men. She worked tirelessly with the USO to do her part to support the war effort. Her avocation lead her to volunteer for the United Way in the 60's where she acted as writer, producer and director of radio shorts highlighting the organization's good works, while her vocation was teaching high schoolers the art of the English language in spoken and written word. During all this, Helen raised a family with three children and an assortment of canine characters; packing and moving them each time her husband's successful career demanded. She was able to orchestrate the moving of a home, not just the trapping of a house, keeping the family together and in concert throughout the adventure. Helen after more that 20 moves, finally settled in Knoxville, Tennessee, continued her work in theatre by serving in many posts on the Bijou Theatre board and was instrumental in the renovation of that historic building. Honored for her good work by then Mayor Victor Ashe, she continued to serve until her illness became too severe in the late 90's. Early in the new century, she moved to Buford, Georgia to be close to her grandchildren. Again, she continued with her love for prose by reading plays, poetry and prose to those who shared the retirement community in which she lived. Her quick mind and intelligent wit will be greatly missed by her two surviving children, her husband and the many friends she touched in her life. Her memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home in Buford, Georgia. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory Buford, GA 770-932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com
Stanley Lavric, age 75, of Duluth, GA, died Wednesday November 15, 2006. A Memorial Mass will be said 4 PM Friday November 17, 2006 at Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth Chapel with Father Chito Palang officiating. Survivors include his wife: Santa M. Lavric of Duluth; daughters: Susan Wasmus of Lawrenceville, and Lori Levine of Melville, NY; Brother: Frank Lavric; Sister: Berta Montel; and five grandchildren. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the hospice of your choice. Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel. (770)476-2535
Richard Matthew McDonnell, 89, of Florence, SC, formerly of Snellville, GA, died Wednesday, November 15, 2006 in a Florence hospital after an illness. He was born in Mt. Vernon, NY, a son of the late Daisy and Richard McDonnell. He was a member of the Lithonia Lodge #84 AFM in Lithonia, GA and Zoar United Methodist Church in Snellville, GA. He retired as a police officer from the Mt. Vernon, NY Police Department and also retired from sales at Gulf and Western. Surviving are his daughters, Audrey (Charles) Minck of Florence and Maureen (Robert) Paust of Loganville, GA; grandchildren, Richard (Susan) Minck of Florence, Jason Paust of Loganville, Ga and Kathleen Lamonica of New Fairfield, CT; great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Alexandra and Jillian Lamonica all of New Fairfield, CT. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ethel Catherine O'Connor McDonnell; by his brother, Lawrence Edward McDonnell and by his half-brother, Arthur Coleman. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 205, Columbia, SC 29104. A graveside memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, November 18, 2006 in the Zoar United Methodist Church Cemetery in Snellville, GA.
Pandora Gagnon, age 45, of Lawrenceville, GA died on Tuesday, November 14, 2006. Mrs. Gagnon is survived by her husband: Joseph Gagnon; children: Joshua Gagnon of Lawrenceville, Rebecca & Kristopher Matthews of Loganville, Ms. Erin Gagnon of Lawrenceville, Brian Gagnon of Lilburn; grandchildren: Chloe & Hailey Matthews of Loganville; parents: Wendell Wayne & Alta Clementine French of Gibsonton, FL; brothers: Aaron & Shari French, Brian & Shelli French all of Tampa, FL., Wendell Wayne French, II of Gibsonton, FL., several sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Christopher Gagnon. Pandora and Joseph were married for 27 years. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and enjoyed shopping so much for her granddaughters. Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 19, 2006 at 3:00 PM at Wages Snellville Chapel with Minister Harold Savage officiating. Interment Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Saturday, November 18 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, and Sunday, November 19 from 1:00 PM until the service time. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, (770)979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
John Harmon Carter, age 84, of Loganville formerly of Tucker, died Thursday, November 16, 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 .*
Sara Franklin, age 62 of Loganville, formerly of Jonesboro, died Thursday, November 16, 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*