Barry Allan Bellamy, infant son of April Harrison and Eddie Bellamy, died October 22, 2006. Other survivors include: Maternal Grandparents, Doug and Paula Harrison of Lawrenceville; Paternal Grandmother, Joan White of Monroe; Paternal Grandfather, Bob Bellamy of Monroe; Great Grandmothers, Sara Ann Harrison of Duluth, Lillie Pearl Hall of Lawrenceville, Ruth Gooden of Auburn; Several Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 28, 2006 at 11:00AM at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Rev. Arnold Williams and Rev. Kenneth Cofer officiating. Interment Shadowlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 6:00PM Friday at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville, 770-963-2411 in charge of arrangements, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .
Richard Kammerer, age 81 of Auburn, died Wednesday, October 25, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .*
Helen "Nanny" Cochran, age 81 of Avondale Estates, died October 25, 2006. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .*
Linda Mae Singletary, age 66 of Conyers, GA. died October 25, 2006. She was preceded in death by her father, Burl Morgan in 1993. She is survived by Ralph Singletary, her husband of 30 years; son & daughter-in-law, Robin C. & Becky Phillips of Lawrenceville; mother, Gracie Sundquist of Conyers; sister, Glenda Cannon of Knoxville, TN; brothers, Gary & Shelia Barnes of Lula, GA, & Daniel Barnes of Daytona, FL; granddaughters, Sebrina Jessie & Megan Jessie; several nieces & nephews. Mrs. Singletary was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Oakridge, TN and was retired from Lucent Technology after 24 years of service. Funeral Services will be held Friday, October 27, at 11:00 am at Wages Snellville Chapel with Terry Dotson officiating. A funeral service will be held at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg, TN at 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 28, with visitation from noon until 2:00. Interment at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Wartburg, TN. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770/979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Mr. Johnny R. Day, age 49, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2006. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Wesley and Mary Lou Grissom Day. He is survived by his: Sisters: Mary Kathleen Jackson, Buford, GA, Linda Lou Black, Commerce, GA; Brothers: Herman Day, Flowery Branch, GA, Ricky Day, Buford, GA, Rayford Day, Commerce, GA, Bobby Day, Buford, GA, Jesse Day, Buford, GA, Joe Day, Danielsville, GA; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Mr. Day was born in Gwinnett County, GA on August 4, 1957. He was a masonry worker. He was a member of the Shoal Creek Baptist Church, Buford, GA. Funeral service will be held on Friday, October 27, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. McHoyt Moore officiating. Interment will be in New Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery, Buford, GA. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Georgia Lou Looney Scoggins, age 91 of Jefferson, Georgia, who died Thursday, October 26, 2006. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia, 706-367-5467.*
Nell S. Henderson, age 96 of Lawrenceville, died Thursday, October 25, 2006. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM, Saturday, October 28, 2006 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Dr. Phil Schroeder will officiate. Burial Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Grayson. A member of Grayson United Methodist Church and the Nell Henderson Red Hat Society of Grayson, Mrs. Henderson is survived by Son & Daughter-in-law: Michael & Sarah Henderson, Lawrenceville; Several Nieces & Nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Grayson United Methodist Church Building Fund, 555 Grayson Parkway, Georgia 30017. Family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-9 PM, Friday, October 27, 2006 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .
Grace Diane Fort Rich, age 72 of Lawrenceville, died Friday, October 20, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .*
Dennis George Roberts, age 63 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away October 24, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*
Tammy White, 41, of 665 Shannon Way, in Lawrenceville, passed away on October 11, 2006 at her mother's home. A Celebration of her life will be held on October 29 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, with visitation with family at 2:00pm, and services at 3:00pm. She is survived by her mother, Sharon B. Herron of Dunwoody, and her brother, Jeffery T. White of Shreveport, LA. Tammy had a lifelong passion for dogs, and many knew her through her groom shops in Lilburn and Lawrenceville, her service to dog rescue, and her zest for training, herding, breeding and showing her champion Bouvier des Flandres from her kennel, Bienfait. Tammy requested donations in lieu of flowers to The Hepatitis Research Foundation, 553 Salt Point Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601. Indicate donation is for Hepatitis C in memory of Tamara Elaine White ( www.HepRF.org ). She will be missed. Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, Lawrenceville, 770-277-4550.
LEE, ADA GARNER
Mrs. Roy T. (Ada Garner) Lee, age 88, a lifelong resident of the Luxomni Community, Lilburn, GA died October 25, 2006. She is survived by: Daughter and Son-in-law: Palma Lee and Robert (Bob) Taylor of St. Cloud, FL; 3 Granddaughters: Rebecca and Matthew Kirven of Atlanta, GA, Sarah and Robert (Rob) Conners of Decatur, GA, Rachel and Joseph (Joe) Petroglia of Savannah, GA; One Great Grandson (the joy of her heart) - Bennett (Ben) Conners of Decatur, GA; Brothers-in-law: Donald (Don) and Lavene Lee of Winder, GA, James and Brenda Lee of Lawrenceville, GA; Sister-in-law: Virginia Bailey of Lawrenceville; Several Nieces and Nephews. Mrs. Lee was born in Gwinnett County, GA on October 19, 1918 to Adolphus Alonzo Garner and Lillie Lenora McDaniel Garner. She was a 1937 graduate of Dacula High School and during World War II worked at the General Shoe Shop (Genesco) in Lawrenceville. She joined the Luxomni Baptist Church on August 24, 1960 where she was a devoted member and loyal participant in all church activities. She was a member of the Faith Sunday School Class and had been a member of the Luxomni Sewing Club since 1948 serving in several leadership roles. As a devoted mother, Ada served in numerous leadership roles during her daughter's school years at Bethesda Elementary and Central Gwinnett-Lawrenceville High School including room mother, the Parent Teacher Association, Band Boosters Organization and FHA Chapter Parent. Over the years Mrs. Lee was known for her love of flowers, sewing and crafts. In recent years she enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, word puzzle books and reading Christian novels. Her greatest loves in life were her beloved husband, Roy T. Lee who preceded her in death on February 11, 1986; her daughter Palma, her three granddaughters and great grandson little Ben. She was also preceded in death by her parents and son-in-law, Rev. Billy G. Reese. The Celebration of Life Service for Mrs. Ada Garner Lee will be held Saturday, October 28, 2006, at 11:00AM at the Luxomni Baptist Church with Mrs. Lee placed instate at the church at 10:30AM. Dr. Glenn Mann and Rev. Don Horton will officiate. Interment Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 11:00AM to 1:00PM and 5:00PM to 8:00PM at the funeral home. Deacons of the Luxomni Baptist Church will serve as Pallbearers and are asked to assemble at the church at 10:00AM. Members of the Luxomni Baptist Church Faith Sunday School Class and the Luxomni Sewing Club will serve as Honorary Escort and will assemble at the church by 10:30AM. Those desiring may make contributions to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, Luxomni Baptist Church or Odyssey Health Care/Hospice, 1140 Hammond Drive, Suite B-2100, Atlanta, GA 30328 in Memory of Mrs. Ada Garner Lee. Arrangements are being handled by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville 770-963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Theresa Wallace Herron, age 72 of Norcross, GA, passed away October 11, 2006. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.*
Doris "DeeDee" Lou Johnson Mimms, age 82 of Norcross, GA, passed away October 25, 2006. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.*
STEPHENS, RILEY, SR.
Riley Tillman "Steve" Stephens, Sr. of Snellville, GA, formerly of Lilburn, GA passed away Wednesday, October 25. Mr. Stephens was a lifelong local resident born August 10, 1919 in Morrow, GA, the son of the late Julius Green Stephens and Beulah Lee Milam Stephens. Mr. Stephens attended Hoke Smith High School and graduated from Tech High in Atlanta. After 2 years in the Electrical Apprenticeship Training Program, he became a journeyman electrician. He was to receive a 66-year service pin from Local 613 of the IBEW in November of this year. He was an active member of Panthersville Masonic Lodge for many years. During World War II, he worked in Oak Ridge, TN and the Bell Bomber Plant in Marietta, as well as Warner Robins Air Base. He later served in the U. S. Navy. Following the war, he returned to Atlanta and worked for Eckardt-Ness Electric Company which later became Eckardt Electric Company. Mr. Stephens purchased the firm in 1971. He was an active member of the National Electrical Contractor's Association (NECA), serving as the president and governor of the Atlanta Chapter. He was selected as the Atlanta Electrical Industry "Man of the Year" in 1981, and was elected to the Academy of Electrical Contracting in 1982. He also served as one of the original members of the State of Georgia Construction Industry Licensing Board with one term as chairman. As an avid golfer, he was a member of the East Lake Golf Club, Druid Hills Golf Club and an electrical industry golfing association, BYO. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Jane Ellen Jenkins Stephens, and his children: Betty Ann Summerford of Snellville and Riley and Becky Stephens, Jr. of Tucker; grandchildren: Cindy Stephens, Jeanne and Ashton Cary, Rilo and Wanda Stephens, great grandchildren: Stephen and John Cary, Patrick and Elizabeth Stephens. Tillman always felt that his proudest accomplishment was the passing of his strong Christian faith to all his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He and his wife were founding members of Lilburn Alliance Church, which first met in their home. He remained a faithful member until his death, inspiring everyone he met with his strong faith and kind heart. His life exemplified the joy of the Lord through his humble, joyful service to others. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, October 29 at 2:30 PM at the Lilburn Alliance Church. Interment will follow at Decatur Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Mr. Stephens had asked that memorial contributions be made to the Lilburn Alliance Church Building Fund. The family will receive visitors on Saturday, October 28 from 1 to 4 PM at A. S. Turner & Sons in Decatur.
Graveside services for Mrs. Christine Banks, age 73, of Winder will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, 10/28/06 from Barrow Memorial Gardens. Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements, 770-867-1361.*