Infant Austin Gregory Sheehy, age 3 Months, of Buford, GA, passed away November 22, 2006. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA (770)932-1133*
Mary Catherine Kuder, 85, of Duluth, GA, formerly of Memphis, went to be with the Lord and her husband Charles E. Kuder on Nov. 21, 2006. She was preceded in death by her brother, Charles F. Robinson. Mrs. Kuder was a member of North Metro First Baptist Church in Lawrenceville, GA. She is survived by daughters, Charleen Winter of Houston, TX, and Sandra Linhoss of Duluth, GA, and by four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. The family will receive visitors at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Saturday from 6 to 8 PM. Funeral services will be at Memorial Park, Sunday, Nov. 26, at 3:00 PM. Officiating pastors: James Meredith and Elliott Linhoss.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, Memphis, TN. (901)767-8930.
Maniben Vadalia, age 96, of Duluth, passed away November 21st, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy Nell White, age 77, of Hoschton, Georgia formerly of Sharpsburg, Ga and Adel, Ga passed away on Wednesday November 22, 2006 following an extended illness. Evans Funeral Home, 1350 Winder Hwy, Jefferson, GA (706)367-5467*
Alice Mae Simonton Harrison, age 77 of Lawrenceville, died Friday, November 24, 2006. Funeral Services will be held 2:30 PM Sunday, November 26, 2006 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Terry Buice & Rev. Raymond Wilson will officiate. Burial Gwinnett Memorial Park, Lawrenceville. Mrs. Harrison was a member of Gloster Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her Son, David L. Harrison and Husband, C. A. Harrison. She is survived by Sons & Daughters-in-law: Wayne & Gayle Harrison and Donny & Robin Harrison; Brother & Sister-in-law: Coda & Louise Simonton; Sisters-in-law: Irene Harrison; Ada Harper, all of Lawrenceville; Arvilla Boggs, Buford; Sybil Harrison, Alpharetta; 6 Grandchildren; 6 Great Grandchildren; several Nieces & Nephews. The Family will receive friends 2-9 PM Saturday, November 25, 2006 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045. (770)962-3100 Please sign online guest registry @ www.stewartfh.com
SPRIGGS, C. H.
Mr. C. H. Spriggs, age 66, of Lawrenceville, Ga passed away on Friday, November 24, 2006. He was preceded in death by his son, Mark Harrison Spriggs and parents, Claude and Katherine Spriggs. He is survived by his: Wife of 41 years: Jean Spriggs, Lawrenceville, GA; Daughter: Emily Spriggs, Lawrenceville, GA; Son: Michael Spriggs, Mobile, AL; Sisters and Brothers-in-Law: Barbara Joyce and J. T. Black, Lula, GA, Claudette and Douglas Williams, Lawrenceville, GA, Hilda Braswell, Statham, GA; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Mr. Spriggs was born in Gwinnett County, Ga on February 29, 1940. He was a graduate of Suwanee School. He was a retired diesel mechanic from Greater Atlanta Trucking Company in Norcross, GA. He was a member of Suwanee Church of God. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 26, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Lamar Hansard and Rev. Deborah Cannon officiating. Interment will be in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 12 Noon until 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA (770)932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com
James Robert Thompson, age 82 of Lawrenceville, GA died November 23, 2006. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and D. Kevin Darnell of Snellville; son and daughter-in-law, James R. and Beverly Thompson, Jr. of Decatur, AL; grandchildren, Jennifer Renee and Ryan Lesniak, Justin Ryan Darnell, Robert Cole Thompson; great granddaughter, Audrey Ryan Lesniak; sisters-in-law, several nieces and nephews. Mr. Thompson was born in Winder, GA, and was a US Army Air Corps Veteran. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville, Joy Sunday school class, the Pioneers and was retired from AT&T after 40 years of service. Funeral services will be held Sunday, at 4 pm at Wages Snellville Chapel with Rev. Charles Henry Perry, III officiating. Interment Floral Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Saturday from 4 until 6pm at the funeral home. Those desiring may make donations to Embracing Hospice Care, in memory of James Robert Thompson. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Madeline Jordan, age 73 of Lilburn, GA died November 23, 2006. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Herman A. "Lum" Jordan and is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Billy and Linda Jordan f Covington, Wayne Jordan of Flowery Branch, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Denise and Don Millholland of Lawrenceville, Penny and Chris Bell of Covington, Susan and Joseph Auci of Lawrenceville; grandchildren, Kim and her husband Jeff, Kevin, Davin and fiance Kim-Kim, Derek, Dara, Kyle, Nicole, Taylor, Macy and Hannah; great grandchildren, Wesley, Alexis and Erika; cousins and a host of other family and adopted family. Mrs. Jordan was a Christian, native of Gwinnett County and was involved in raising funds for the Hi Hope Center in Lawrenceville. She took pride in being a loving and caring mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 26 at 2 pm at Wages Snellville Chapel with Rev. Tom Wayne Jordan officiating. Interment Gwinnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 until 9 pm and Sunday from 12 until time of service, at the funeral home. Those desiring may make donations to Hi Hope Center, in memory of Madeline Jordan. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, (770)979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
OFFUTT, JACK, SR.
Jack D. Offutt Sr., age 67, of Loganville, died November 23, 2006. Arrangements by Henry Funeral Home, Lithonia. (770)482-4411*
Dorothy "Dot" Smith, of Loganville, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 23, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, GA 30078. (770)979-5010 Please sign online guest registry @ www.stewartfh.com *
Nellie Kate Hardy Jones, age 95 of Snellville, GA died November 23, 2006. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, (770)979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com*
Michael John Montlick, Sr., age 92 of Snellville, GA died November 22, 2006. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Montlick and is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Virginia Price of Bridgeport, Conn, Kathleen and William Stolz of Snellville, Margaret Moore of Suwanee; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael J. and Rosemary Montlick, Jr. of Snellville, Vincent and Marilyn Montlick of Aaronsburg, PA; 12 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Mr. Montlick was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church, the American Legion Snellville Post and has lived in Lilburn for the past 24 years. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 27 at St. Matthews Catholic Church, Norwalk, Conn. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 until 8pm at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, Conn, 06851, 203/866/0747. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770/979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
FORD, JOE W.
Funeral Services for Mr. Joe W. Ford, age 61, of Statham, GA will be held at 4 P.M. Saturday from the Chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder. (770)867-1361*
Thomas A. Harris, M.D., age 85, of Stone Mountain, GA, died November 22, 2006 at Emory University Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents Mary Odessa and Ernest Marvin Harris, his sister Marilyn Askew, and his son Jim Harris. Dr. Harris is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Marinel Smith Harris; daughters and sons-in-law Carole and Dan Mitchell, and Sue Ellen and Dan Brannan, all of Lilburn; son and daughter-in-law Bob and Holly Harris of Raleigh, N.C.; daughter-in-law Kathy Harris of Atlanta; grandchildren Jennifer Harris Gotch, Matt Harris, Jonathan Harris, Sara Kate Brannan, Laurel Harris, David Mitchell, Julie Mitchell, Mary Beth Brannan, Daniel Mitchell, Carol Ann Brannan; great granddaughter Piper Gotch; eight nieces and nephews in the Atlanta area, Connecticut, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and abroad. Born in Carroll County, GA, Tom moved at the age of four with family to Atlanta and grew up in West End. He graduated from Boys High School in 1939, and entered the accelerated college/medical school program at Emory University. He earned his tuition by carrying an Atlanta Constitution route every morning throughout West End, and he graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 1945. He entered the U.S. Army Air Corps as Captain and served until 1948. He married his beloved Marinel on June 18, 1946, at Gordon Street Baptist Church, Atlanta. They made their home in southwest Atlanta and there raised four children. Dr. Harris began the practice of obstetrics-gynecology in 1951 and established a most successful practice, Atlanta OB-GYN Group, with offices in downtown Atlanta and Dekalb County. He delivered tens of thousands of babies and provided compassionate care to his patients, until his retirement in 1987. He was a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics-Gynecology, and the American College of Surgeons, served on the clinical faculty of Emory Medical School at Grady Hospital, was a founding member of the Atlanta OB-GYN Society, and was a member of numerous medical organizations. After retirement, he engaged in successful commercial real estate endeavors, as he and Marinel welcomed children, grandchildren, family, and friends to their home and swimming pool in Smoke Rise, near Stone Mountain. He was a devoted member of Smoke Rise Baptist Church, where he was on the pastor search committee and taught Sunday School. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 25 at 11 a.m., at Smoke Rise Baptist Church, with Dr. Robert Browning officiating. The Agape Sunday School class will serve as honorary pallbearers. Interment at Eternal Hills Memorial Gardens. Those desiring my make donations to Smoke Rise Baptist Church or Emory University School of Medicine, in memory of Dr. Thomas A. Harris. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770/979/3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com