Lester "Les" Brown, age 49 of Auburn, died Friday, October 13, 2006. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Monday, October 16, 2006 at Faith Chapel Assembly of God, 3108 Burnett Dr., Suwanee, GA. Pastor Fred Sharrett will officiate. Burial Gwinnett Memorial Park, Lawrenceville. Mr. Brown worked with Tyler & Company in Dunwoody, GA and was a member of Faith Chapel Assembly of God. He is survived by Wife: Amie Brown, Auburn; Daughter & Son-in-law: April & Blais Lavender, Auburn; Granddaughter: Taylor Lavender, Auburn; Mother & Step Father: Judy & Harvey Pierce, Tallapoosa, GA; Brothers: Jim Brown, Bremen, GA; Kim Brown, Tallapoosa, GA; Sister: Nan Johnson, Tallapoosa, GA; Nephew: John DiPonziano and many other Nieces & Nephews. The Family will receive friends from 2-4 PM & 6-8 PM Sunday, October 15, 2006 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.
Joshua H. Williams, age 35, of Auburn, GA, passed away October 12, 2006. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder. (770)867-4553 *
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James A. Brinson, Jr., age 61 of Buford, GA, died suddenly Thursday, October 12, 2006. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel (770)945-6924 www.hamiltonmillchapel.com *
Mrs. Bonnie Ramey Waycaster, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away on October 12, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Waycaster, and son, Travis Waycaster. Surviving are: Daughter: Jackie Waycaster Young, Gainesville, GA; Son: Harry Summersett, Buford, GA; Daughter-in-Law: Ann Smith, Gainesville, GA; Seven Grandchildren; 13 Great Grandchildren; Sister: Mrs. Ozella Ramey Williams, Cumming, GA; Brother-in-Law: Alfred Waycaster, Baldwin, GA; Several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Waycaster was born on January 30, 1929 in Gwinnett County, GA. She was a homemaker. She was of the Church of God faith. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Vernice Waldrip and Rev. Ferrell Gioet officiating. Interment in Sugar Hill Cemetery, Sugar Hill, GA. Mrs. Waycaster loved her husband, children, grandchildren and sister dearly. She will be missed by all. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory. Buford, GA (770)932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com
Mr. Johnny J. Chastain age 68 of Cumming passed away Thursday October 12, 2006. A native of Fannin County, Mr. Chastain had lived in Cumming for the past 3 years after living in Lawrenceville for 35 years. He was retired as a land surveyor working for Hayes, James and Associates for 29 years. Mr. Chastain was a member and deacon at Ridgeview Baptist Church, was formerly a member of St. Sinai Baptist Church in Lawrenceville where he served as a deacon for 20 years. Survivors include Wife of 48 yrs, Elizabeth Chastain, Cumming; Daughter, Sharon Chastain, Oakwood; Sons and Daughters In Law, Max and Maureen Chastain, Buford, Mike and Charlotte Chastain, Mineral Bluff; Grandchildren, Clayton and Claire Chastain, Christy Loveless, Chad Fisher; Great Grandchildren, Destynee Loveless, Conner Fisher; Sister, Betty Rickett, Cumming; Brother, Grady Chastain, Cumming; Nieces, Nephews and other relatives also survive. Funeral services will be held Saturday 11AM, October 14, 2006, Ingram Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Jack Biddy, Rev. Harry Brogdon, Rev. Tim Royster. Interment Toccoa Baptist Church Cemetery, in Blue Ridge at 3PM. The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home Friday from 5-9. Ingram Funeral Home, Cumming.
Marie Johnson Perrault-Harris, age 80, of Duluth, GA, passed away October 12, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*
Ruth Ann Mathews, age 82, of Lawrenceville formerly of Athens, GA died October 12, 2006. She is survived by: Daughter: Diane M. Daniel of Lawrenceville; Granddaughter: Tania Tanner; Great Granddaughter: Alexis Anne Grupp both of Suwanee. Graveside Memorial Service will be held Sunday, October 15, 2006, at 3:00 PM at Gwinnett Memorial Park with Pastor Larry Miller officiating. Those desiring may make contributions to Crossroad Hospice, 1957 Lakeside Parkway, Suite 500, Tucker, GA 30084 in Memory of Ruth Ann Mathews. The family will receive friends after the service. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville. (770)963-2411.
Jon Randall Norman, age 50 of Lawrenceville died Friday, October 13, 2006. Memorial Services will be held 3:00 PM, Sunday October 15, 2006 at Christ The Lord Lutheran Church on Highway 120 in Lawrenceville. Pastor Bob Mitchell will officiate. A self employed electrical contractor, Mr. Norman attended Christ The Lord Lutheran Church, Lawrenceville. He is survived by: Wife: Connie Norman, Daughter: Katelyn Elizabeth Norman, both of Lawrenceville; Mother: Norma A. Norman, Warwick, GA; Brothers & Sisters-in-law: Rik & Jackie Norman, Land O'Lakes, FL; Eric V. & Martha Norman, Lawrenceville; Sister & Brother-in-law: Cheryl N. & Paul Young, Duluth. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Camp Sunshine at www.mycampsunshine.org or to an organization dedicated to research for a cure of Lung Cancer. Family will receive friends one hour after the service at the church. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com
Paule Baron, age 97, of Lilburn, GA, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2006. Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel, 3705 Highway 78, Snellville, 770-979-3200. www.wagesfuneralhome.com.*
Frank A. Lentini, age 69 of Snellville died Wednesday, October 11, 2006. Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 AM, Monday, October 16, 2006 at St. Oliver Catholic Church, Snellville. Father Joseph Mendez will officiate. Entombment Westview Cemetery, Atlanta. Frank was born in Auburn, New York. He moved to Atlanta in 1954. Frank served 8 years in the Air Force with the 820th Squadron (SAC) during the Korean War. He was formerly employed with Railway Express Agency from 1964-1976. Frank was a member of St. Oliver Catholic Church. He owned and operated Frank's Barber & Style Shop in Tucker for over 30 years. He is survived by: his wife of 46 years, Flora Z. Lentini; son, Tony & daughter-in-law, Patricia Lentini, daughter, Sophia & son-in-law, Steven Clanton, all of Snellville; brother, Vincent A. Lentini, Conyers; sister, Bridget R. Mastrogiovanni, Doraville; grandchildren, Frank & Brian Lentini. Family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 PM Sunday, October 15, 2006 with prayer service at 8:00 PM at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30078. 770-979-5010 Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com
Grace Patterson Frix, age 74, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away suddenly on October 12, 2006 at Joan Glancy Hospital after a brief illness. Mrs. Frix is survived by her husband of 58 years, James Erman Frix; son, Hullon and Debbie Frix of Flowery Branch; Son, Wayne Frix of Buford, Georgia; special daughters-in-law, Dianne M. Frix and Wanda Bragg; sister, Mary and James Ballew, Buford; brothers, James and Rosemary Patterson, Buford, Georgia, and Jerry and Joann Patterson, Buford, Georgia; grandchildren, Tracy Frix Brogdon, Brandy Frix Hutchins, Jamie Frix Cofer, and Tabitha Frix all of Buford, and great grandchildren, Brett Hutchins, Jake Brogdon, Blake Hutchins, and Madison Grace Cofer. Several nieces, nephews, cousins and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law of the Frix family. Mrs. Frix was born on October 23, 1931 to Homer and Minnie Patterson, Sr. Mrs. Frix was a loving and devoted wife, mother, homemaker, caregiver and avid gardner. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Sugar Hill. Mrs. Frix enjoyed gardening and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, October 15, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Akins, Rev. Mike Pruitt and Rev. David Pruitt officiating. Interment in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory Buford, GA 770-932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com
Miss Sheryl Lynn Payne, age 56, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on October 11, 2006. Surviving are: Parents: James DeForrest Payne, and Elaine I. Payne, Sugar Hill, GA; Sister and Brother-in-Law: Kathy Payne Gent and husband Floyd Gent, Wellesley, MA; Brother and Sister-in-Law: James DeForrest Payne, Jr. and wife, Lynn Beeson Payne, Elberton, GA; Aunts: Jeannette Pelot, Buford, GA, Wanslie Ivey Poole, and husband Grady L. Poole, Clarkesville, GA; Uncle: Joe Ivey, Fayetteville, GA; Several cousins. Sheryl was born on January 31, 1950 in Fulton County, GA. She was a 1969 graduate of Therrell High School in Southwest Atlanta. She was employed with the Buford's Kroger Store. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Buford, GA. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, Buford, with Rev. Joe Ivey, Rev. Wayne Johnson, and Rev. G. Stephen Wood officiating. Interment will be in Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, GA. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA (770)932-1133 www.flaniganfuneralhome.com