Doris I. Tolliver, 73, of Doraville, GA, died April 25, 2007. The funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 28th, at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home in Norcross. Interment will follow at Peachtree Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Tolliver was a life long member of the Church of Christ and attended Campus Church of Christ. She was a 1951 graduate of Greendale High School in VA, attended Bristol Business College and worked in the business community prior to marriage. She loved her neighbors and was a minister to them until her illness. Preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Amanda Duncan; sister, Lela Owens; and brothers, Clayburn and Denton Duncan, she is survived by her husband of fifty-four years, Earl äJackë Tolliver of Doraville, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Chip Allen of Roswell, GA, Darcus and Dewayne Smith of Talladega AL; son, Randy Tolliver of Doravi lle, GA; granddaughters, Cindy Allen Patterson and husband, David of Umatilla, FL, Penny Allen of Umatilla, FL, Devon Smith of Talledega, AL; grandsons, Jack Allen and wife Cathy of Woodstock, GA, Dustin Smith of Talledega, AL; great-grandchildren, David, Jr., Robyn and Cassandra Patterson, Brandy and John Randall, Jolyne LaRue, Shaw and Payton Allen; sisters, Opal and Vernon Davis of Abingdon, VA, Ruth Albert of Marion VA, Helen Barlow of Abingdon, VA; brothers, Claude Duncan of Abingdon, VA, Johnny and Ella Mae Duncan of Charleston, W VA; and sister-in-law, Peggy Tolliver Duncan. Online condolences may be expressed at www.crowellbrothers.com. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA. (770) 448-5757.
Terry Raffel, age 53, passed away March 18 in Florence, AZ. Born in Buffalo, NY he is survived by children, Gary Raffel (Kathy) of Bloomfield, NY, Marcy Harvill (Jay), Teri Lynn Raffel, Brittany Raffel and five grandchildren all of Phoenix, AZ , Mother, Marian Raffel Canton, GA, Sisters Judy Wintemute (Michael), Dacula, GA and Linda Attenhofer (Joseph), Ocala, FL., nieces, nephews and great nephews. A memorial service will be held Saturday April 29 at Horizon Baptist Church, 2172 Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd., Suwanee GA. at 1:00 PM. The Rev. Larry Miller will officiate. Interment will be at Cherokee Memorial Park, Canton, GA beside his late father Theodore (Ted) Raffel.
Mr. Robert Scott Byrd, age 47, of Grayson, died Wednesday, April 25, 2007. A native of Atlanta, he was a graduate of Lakeside High School in DeKalb County in 1978 and of Georgia State University in Atlanta where he was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. He was employed by Solid Source Realty. He was an avid golfer and was loved dearly by many friends. Survivors include his son, Kevin Byrd of Kennesaw, his mother, Una L. Byrd of Buford, his sister, Kelly Campbell, a niece, Brittany Campbell, both of Dacula, and his fiancee, Kathy Haggar of Grayson. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 28, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at Sandy Springs Chapel. Burial in Arlington Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Sandy Springs Chapel Funeral Directors, 136 Mt. Vernon Highway, 404-255-8511.
James Fan Chien Kung, age 40, of Grayson, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30078, 770-979-5010. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .*
Calvin C. Garner, age 90, of Lawrenceville, GA. died April 25, 2007. Mr. Garner was a Veteran of WWII and retired from General Motors after 37 years of service as a mechanic. Mr. Garner's hobbies were working on cars in his garage and playing poker with his General Motors' buddies. He is survived by his wife, Annie Bell Garner; 3 Daughters, Patsy Ann Nixon of Atlanta, Sybil Nancy Rampley of Carrolton, and Judy Hovatter of Pleasant Hill, CA; Grandchildren, Steven E. Nixon of Dacula; Kevin C. Nixon, Sr. of Dacula, He is preceded in death by his Grandson, Mark A. Nixon of Atlanta. Shawn O. Rampley of Chattanooga, TN, Mellissa M. Mills of Morrow, NC, and Sindy L. Hovatter of Charlottesville, VA; Great Grandchildren, Brian M. Nixon of Dacula, Jason Nixon Holiday of Lilburn, Kevin C. Nixon, Jr. of Dacula, Tiffany E. Nixon of Dacula, Brandy E. Nixon of Dacula, Ashley Silva of Dacula, Robby Silva of Dacula, Bryant Michael Byrom of ND, Brittany S.A. Byrom of NC, Hannah P. Mills of NC, Mary Ann Byrom of ND, Shawn D. Rampley of Chattanooga TN, Kasie S. Rampley of Carrollton, GA, Katina B. Jordan of Charlottesville, VA, Jaemie B. Jordan of Charlottsville, VA and William T. Hovatter of Charlottesville, VA; Several Nieces and Nephews. A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, April 28, 2007 at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel at 3:00 P.M. Minister Harold Savage officiating. The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 to 9:00 PM at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, 120 Scenic Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30045 770/963-2411 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Edward L. Howard, age 66, of Newborn, Georga, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2007. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052, 770-466-1544. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.*
Gloria Tarver Nunnally, age 84, of Tucker, GA, died April 25, 2007. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.*
NEW, JOHN EDWARD
October 24, 1919 -
April 25, 2007
Formerly of Florham Park, NJ
It is with both sadness and joy that we announce the passing of our father, John "Jack" New. We are happy that he is now with his beloved wife, Dorothy. He has missed her terribly. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*
Robert "Bob" Llewellyn Edelblut Sr., passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2007, at the young age of 84. Bob was born in Fort Myers, Florida, December 5, 1922. Bob and Judy, his high school sweetheart, celebrated their 64th Wedding Anniversary on March 6, 2007. Husband, Father, Friend, or Businessman, Bob's life exemplified a man wholly devoted to his family, his community, and his church, wherever he and Judy lived. Journeys in his life of construction, profession of civil engineering spanned many states and even as far as Monrovia, Liberia. Regardless where, Bob was involved: Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Kiwanis, volunteer tutoring in local High Schools, teaching Sunday School Classes, he was a man devoted to all. Bob served in the Air Force from 1942 until 1946. He attended Georgia Tech from 1940 until 1943. His life was centered around his many construction projects. From 1975 until 1978 he was an independent consultant and served on the Gwinnett Co. Water and Sewer Authority. He was a life time member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and served in many offices of leadership within the Society. In the early 2000's Bob was honored to be a Board Member of FEMA. He is survived by his wife, Jewel "Judy"; a son, Robert "Bob" Jr of Port Ludlow, WA; a daughter, Suzanne Smallwood of Woodstock, GA; a sister, Eileen Pirkle of Social Circle, GA; a brother, Richard T. Edelblut of Ft. Myers, FL; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren; six nieces and nine nephews. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5-8 PM at the Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be on Saturday at 2 pm at Bascomb United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ralph Deveraux officiating. Burial will follow at Rolling Hills Memory Gardens, Acworth. Woodstock Funeral Home is assisting the Edelblut Family.