BUFORD

DANIEL, JAMES

James Ronnie "Ron" Daniel, age 54 of Buford died Thursday, September 28, 2006. Memorial Services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 30, 2006 in the Chapel of Tapp Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Dave Baker and Rev. Wayne Johnson will officiate. Georgia State Patrol will serve as honorary escort. Mr. Daniel was retired from Georgia State Patrol, a member of Hebron Baptist Church, Dacula and employed at Home Depot, Buford. He was preceded in death by parents, Albert & Bernice Daniel; brother, Bobby Daniel and sister, Joann Allen. He is survived by: Wife: Sandra Dailey Daniel, Buford; Children: Ryan Daniel, NC; Dara Daniel, Buford; Brothers: Ben C. Daniel, Mt. Union, PA; Hugh Daniel, Stone Mountain; Gerald Daniel, Macon; Sister: Jane Brookins, Sandersville; Several Nieces & Nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Hebron Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 279, Dacula, Georgia 30019 in memory of James Ronnie "Ron" Daniel. Family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Friday, September 29, 2006 at the Tapp Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518. (770)945-9345. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com

MERCIER, HARRY

Mr. Harry H. Mercier, age 57, of Buford, GA passed away on September 27, 2006. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Louena Mercier and daughter, Natalie Mercier. Surviving are: Wife of 32 years: Marie Berry Mercier, Buford, GA; Daughters and Sons-in-Law: Michelle Hill, San Diego, CA, Staci Mercier, Buford, GA, Heidi and Terry Smith, Buford, GA, Heather and Troy Brown, Cleveland, GA; Sister and Brother-in-Law: Elaine and Bonnie Knight, Sugar Hill, GA; Grandchildren: Jonathan Streetman and Fiancee, Shannon Garrett, Thomas Dixon, Ryan Hooks, Cynthia Hooks, Trevor Dixon, Isaac Brown, William Milburn, Hunter Brown, Tyler Smith and Ashley Smith; Father-in-Law and Mother-in-Law: Jimmy and Janice Berry, Buford, GA; Brothers-in-Law and Sister-in-Law: Kenneth Berry, Buford, GA, Bobby and Helen Berry, Buford, GA; Sister-in-Law and Brother-in-Law: Ruth and Gaines Price, Sugar Hill, GA; Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Mercier was a native of Gwinnett County, GA born on January 23, 1949. He was a 1967 graduate of North Gwinnett High School. He was a Quality Control Technician. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church, Buford, GA. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Jon Reed and Rev. Wayne Johnson officiating. Interment will be in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 - 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Homes and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.

SEARS, EVELYN

Evelyn Sears, age 85 of Buford died Thursday, September 28, 2006. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Friday, September 29, 2006 in the Chapel of Tapp Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Wayne Johnson will officiate. Interment Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford. A member of First Baptist Church of Buford, Mrs. Sears was preceded in death by her husband, William Monroe (Roe, Jr.) Sears. She is survived by: Children: Sheila & Johnny Blan, Buford; Shann & Bobby Carter, Griffin; 4 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren, Several Nieces & Nephews. Tapp Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518. (770)945-9345 Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com

TUCKER

MATTHEWS, RALPH

Ralph Matthews, age 84 of Tucker, GA, died Wednesday, September 27, 2006. Graveside service will be held Friday, September 29, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. at Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Buford. Rev. Danny Newbern will officiate. The Family will receive friends on Friday, September 29, 2006 from 12 noon until time of service at the funeral home. Mr. Matthews was preceded in death by his wife Betty Kilgore Matthews and daughter Leigh Ann Matthews Hilbun. Surviving are: Stepsons and Daughters In-Law, Brad and Teresa Cole, Tucker, David and Donna Cole, Beech Island, SC and John and Connie Cole, Lawrenceville. Grandchildren, Dustin Cole, Christa Cole, Allison Cole, James Cole and Andrea Cole. Mr. Matthews was a native of Wilmington, NC and lived in the metro Atlanta area the past 20 years. He was a Marine Veteran of WWII where he served as a Navy pilot and earned his Navy Wings. He was a retired salesman in the wholesale/retail industry and of the Methodist faith. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel (770)945-6924. www.hamiltonmillchapel.com

WINDER

WATSON, TOMMY

Mr. Tommy Watson, age 53, of Winder, GA, passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2006. He is survived by his: Wife: Alice Watson, Winder, GA; Daughter: Ashley Watson, Winder, GA; Granddaughter: Lyzeasia Watson, Winder, GA; Mother: Gelane Johnson Parker, Winder, GA; Father: Cline and Katie Lee Watson, Jefferson, GA; Sisters: Debra Watson, Buford, GA, Diane Thompson, Pendergrass, GA; Brothers and Sisters-in-law: Johnny and Michelle Watson, Hoschton, GA, Chip and Angie Parker, Winder, GA, Buddy Johnson, Buford, GA; Uncles and Aunt: Bud Johnson, Buford, GA, Dale and Ruth Johnson, Sugar Hill, GA; Special Friend: Gary Parker, Winder, GA; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Mr. Watson was a native of Gwinnett County, GA. He was a 1971 graduate of North Gwinnett High School. He was a carpet installer. Funeral service will be held on Friday, September 29, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Pirkle and Rev. Jimmy Dunn officiating. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Homes and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.