Richard Kammerer, age 81 of Auburn, died Wednesday, October 25, 2006. Memorial Services will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, October 29, 2006 in the Stateroom of Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. A member of St. Francis Assisi Catholic Church, Wichita, KS, Mr. Kammerer was a retiree of Braniff Airlines and was an Army Veteran serving in the Pacific Theatre during WWII as radio operator. He was preceded in death by wife, Betty. Survivors: Daughter & Son-in-law: Linda & Robert Ryno, Auburn; Grandchildren: Jonathan & Kyle and Great Granddaughter: Makayla. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.
Thomas W. Busby, age 75 of Buford, died October 27, 2006. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*
Roger Earl Taylor of Buford born July 23, 1968 died October 22, 2006 at the age of 38. In loving memory of our spouse, son and brother. Survivors include spouse Judy Moore; Parents-Sidney and Mary Ann Taylor; Brother and Sister-in-Law- Sidney Keith and Grace Taylor. Niece Ressie Ann Taylor. Maternal Grandmother-Lillie B. Hewitt. Stepchildren-Tricia and Norris Cook & Michelle and David Carter. Roger was born in Lenora, NC and was formerly of Jacksonville, NC. Rogers hobbies included being a Captain of "Family Ties", motorcycles, cars, and water sports. Roger was a successful body shop owner. He owned Taylor Collision in Duluth, Suwanee and Buford. A Funeral Service will be held 2 P.M. Sunday, October 29, 2006 at First Baptist Church Sugar Hill. Rev. Roland Jackson will officiate. He will be entombed at Onslaw Memorial Park in Jacksonville, NC Monday, October 30 at 2 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made at Gwinnett Community Bank, 2775 Buford Highway, Duluth, Georgia 30096 contact is Rejena Lukas. 770-476-2775. Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518. 770-945-9345. Please sign the online registry at www.stewartfh.com.
Joseph B. Potash, age 16 of Depew, NY, formerly of Duluth, died October 24, 2006. Arrangements to be announced by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.*
Cora M. Thompson, age 94 of Lawrenceville, died Friday, October 27, 2006. Funeral Services will be held 2:30 PM Sunday, October 29, 2006 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Billy Mote will officiate. Burial White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Duluth. Mrs. Thompson was a member of Lebanon Baptist Church and attended Sharon Baptist Church, Hoschton, GA in recent years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, James Andrew Thompson and daughter, Betty Hazel McClure. Mrs. Thompson is survived by Daughters & Sons-in-law: Dorothy Jones, Winder; Helen & Bobby Parks, Hoschton; Shirley & Quinton Thompson, Lawrenceville; Cindy & Dwight O'Guin, Lawrenceville; Son & Daughter-in-law: James (J. A.) & Shirley Thompson, Lawrenceville; Sister: Florine Mote, Blairsville; Sister & Brother-in-law: Willie Mae & Henry Noblet, Winder; Sister-in-law: Nancy Lou Maynard, Commerce; 22 Grandchildren; 28 Great Grandchildren; 7 Great Great Grandchildren. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guestbook @ www.stewartfh.com.
Leo Wakefield, age 88 of Lawrenceville, died Friday, October 27, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100. www.stewartfh.com.*
Libby Fontane, age 82 of Loganville, died Saturday, October 28, 2006. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052, 770-466-1544, www.stewartfh.com.*
Mrs. Sylvia Lucile Harris Avera, age 83 of McDonough, previously of Norcross, passed away Friday, October 27, 2006 at Cornerstone Health & Rehabilitation. She was born September 26, 1923 in Clarkston, GA to the late Arthur Tandy Harris and Mary Elizabeth Pounds. She was a member of McDonough Baptist Tabernacle; retired after 11 years with John Deere and enjoyed crafts, scrap booking, and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, J.T. Avera. Survivors include her daughters and sons in law, Libby Avera Bailey of Norcross, Tandy and Robert Moore of McDonough, Debbie and Jeff Killip of Jefferson; grandchildren, Rhonda Robinson, Christa Mooney, Linda Ethridge, Robert Moore, Jr., and Lianne Killip; 5 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted Sunday, October 29, 2006 at 3:00 PM from Peachtree Memorial Park in Norcross, Pastor James P. West will officiate. Haisten Funeral Home, 1745 Zack Hinton Parkway South, McDonough, GA 30253, 770-914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.