Jeannette L. Tarpley, age 65 of Conyers, died Sunday, November 19, 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 B. Bailey, age 84 of Dacula, died Saturday, November 18, 2006. Funeral services will be held 2 PM Tuesday, November 21, 2006 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. John King will officiate. Burial Union Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Auburn. Mrs. Bailey was retired owner & operator of the Hog Mountain Store and was preceded in death by her husband, H. A. Bailey. She is survived by Step children: Paul & Margaret Bailey, Lawrenceville, Glyn Bailey, Daniel & Kathryn Bailey, Joe & Peggy Bailey, Steve Bailey, all of Dacula; Sister-in-law: Doris Neal & several Nieces & Nephews, all of Virginia; Several Step Grandchildren & Great Grandchildren, all of Dacula. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .
Jimmy Lamar "Huey" Greason, Jr., age 40 of Dacula, died Friday, November 17, 2006. Memorial Services will be held 6 PM Tuesday, November 21, 2006 at Sunrise Baptist Church, Lawrenceville. Rev. David Poe will officiate. Huey was a member of Sunrise Baptist Church. He is survived by children: Holly Greason, Tiffany Greason, both of Loganville, Jonas Brady, Dacula; Parents: Jimmy & Diane Greason, Dacula; Brother & Sister-in-law: Ricky & Donna Greason, Lilburn; Sisters & Brothers-in-law: Ronda & Tim Rawlins, Social Circle, Candy & Brian Attaway, Winder; several Nieces & Nephews; many other Family members also survive. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Sunrise Baptist Church, 3000 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .
Pauline Bowen, age 75, of Duluth, GA, passed away November 18, 2006. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.*
Nell Biddle Pope, 83, formerly a resident of Duluth and Winder, died November 19, 2006 at Medical Arts Nursing Home in Lawrenceville. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.*
Mrs. Katherine Pratt Buffington, age 88, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away peacefully on November 18, 2006. She is survived by: 3 Sons: Mike & Kathi Buffington of Snellville, Steve & Mary Ellen Buffington of Sandy Springs, Jimmy & Kathy Buffington of Lawrenceville; 8 Grandchildren: Emily & Headen Embry of Gainesville, Andrea & Brian Dyer of Lawrenceville, Nikki Buffington, Matt Buffington, both of Lawrenceville, Breese Buffington, Brooks Buffington, both of Sandy Springs, Kathleen Buffington, Caroline Buffington, both of Sandy Springs; 2 Great Grandchildren: Anna Kate Embry of Gainesville, Eli Dyer of Lawrenceville; Sister: Willie Mae & J.T. Bradberry of Dacula; Brother: Clarence & Margaret Pratt of Lilburn; Sisters-in-law: Sheila Buffington of Danielsville, Bobbye Pratt of Snellville; Numerous Nieces and Nephews. Mrs. Buffington, a native of Gwinnett County, was born on August 25, 1918 to James Emory Pratt and Willie Nora Jones Pratt. She was a Homemaker and retired Volunteer with the Gwinnett Hospital System with over 25 years of service. Mrs. Buffington was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville, The Joy Sunday School Class and Past Worthy Matron of the Anne Winn Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Lawrenceville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Remer Lane Buffington and son, Gary Lane Buffington. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 22, 2006 at 11:00 A.M. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Rev. Dr. J. Douglas Gibson and Rev. Davis Chappell officiating. Interment Gwinnett Memorial Park. Members of The Joy Sunday School Class and Anne Winn O.E.S. will serve as Honorary Escorts and are asked to assemble at the funeral home by 10:30 A.M. Family will receive friends Tuesday from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.
Gene "Buzz" Brannen, age 48 of Loganville, died Sunday, November 19, 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 .*
Judith M. Boyd, age 55, of Norcross, GA, passed away November 19, 2006. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.*
Nicholas T. "Nick" Thompson, age 23 of Snellville, GA, died Saturday, November 18, 2006 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He is survived by: Parents: Steve and Jean Thompson of Snellville; Brother: Steven and Suzanne Thompson, Loganville; Paternal Grandfather: Bob Thompson, Acworth; Maternal Grandmother: Ethel Trammell, Waynesville, NC; Aunts: Debra and Buddy Conard, Waynesville, NC, Delores and J.C. Shelton, Morganton, NC; Uncle: Jimmy Burnette, Waynesville, NC; Nephews: Coleman and Ryan Thompson; and Cousins. Nick was a 2001 graduate of Shiloh High School where he was a member of the wrestling and football teams. He worked with his father and brother at Network Technologies Service Group in Lawrenceville. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 25, 2006 at 12 noon at Wages Snellville Chapel, with Pastor Burt Lorentz officiating. Interment Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday, November 22 and Friday, November 24, from 4 pm to 7 pm at the funeral home. Employees of Network Technologies Service Group will serve as Honorary Escorts. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .