COMMERCE

MARTIN, SELMA

Mrs. Selma Phillips Martin, age 86, of Commerce, GA, formerly of Flowery Branch, passed away February 13, 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie Martin. She is survived by a niece: Gail and Paul Allen of Commerce, GA; Brother-in-Law: Mr. John Taylor of Anderson, South Carolina; Several Cousins. Funeral service will be on Friday, February 16, 2007 at 2 P.M. at the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home in Buford. Interment Sugar Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory of Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.

DECATUR

CHEEK, SARAH

Sarah W. Cheek, age 86, of Decatur, GA, died February 13, 2007. The funeral will be Friday, February 16, 2007, at 11 am in the Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel with Rev. Blake Westbrook officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Tucker, GA. A loving wife, sister and aunt, Sarah was born in Tucker, GA and was a retired office manager for BBDO Advertising. She was a graduate of Tucker High School where she played basketball and was a member of Tucker United Methodist Church. She was predeceased by her sister, Ruth Cowan and is survived by her husband, Homer Lee Cheek of Decatur, GA; sister, Mozelle Cruce of Grayson, GA; brothers, Wylie C. Westbrook, Jr. of Chattanooga, TN, Scott Morris Westbrook of Tucker, GA; and 14 nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 until 4 and from 6 until 8 pm at the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.

DULUTH

ROOT, SARA

Sara Frances Root, 82, of Duluth, died February 13, 2007. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, February 17, 2007 in Marvin Chapel Cemetery, Graceville, Florida. Mrs. Root was a native of Perry, Florida, a homemaker, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Root and is survived by sons and daughter in law, Gary and Mary Root, Duluth, Bobby and Pam Root, Jupiter, Florida, David Root, Auburn, Georgia; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Memorial gifts may be made in memory of Mrs. Root to: Alzheimer's Association, 1925 Century Blvd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30345 or St. Lawrence Catholic Church Building Fund, 319 Grayson Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045. The family will receive friends Thursday, February 15, 2007 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Bill Head Funeral Home & Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.

FLOWERY BRANCH

ASKEW, JANET

Janet Moss Askew, 61, of Flowery Branch, went to be with the Lord and her heavenly family on February 13, 2007. Funeral services will be Friday, February 16, 2007 at 1 P.M. at Hebron Baptist Church, Dacula, with the remains placed in state at 12:30 P.M. Rev. Mack Palmer and Rev. Alton Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford. Janet was a native of Walton County and had lived most of her life in Gwinnett County. She retired as an executive secretary with Foster Wheeler in Norcross and was a member of Hebron Baptist Church and the Sisters in Christ Sunday School Class. She loved her church family as much as her own family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Madison and Cleo Moss of Lilburn. Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Jerry Askew of Flowery Branch; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Christina Askew of Monroe; daughter and son-in-law, Jeannie and Victor Sandoval of Winder; five grandchildren, Michelle and Stephanie Askew, Monica, Christopher and Cody Sandoval; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bill Moss of Havlock, NC, Madison and Earnestine Moss of Lithonia, Glenn Moss of Flowery Branch, James and Ann Moss of Auburn and Tim Moss of Taylorsville, GA; sisters and brothers-in-law, Frances Reeder of Dearborn, MI, Patty and Joe Anderson of Loganville, Irene and Griff Brown of Loganville, Linda Carnes of Lilburn, Laura Moss of Buford; a number of nieces and nephews. Janet was a wonderful wife, mother, "grammie", sister, and aunt to her family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hebron Baptist Church Building Fund or the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition - Georgia Chapter. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 -4 and 6 - 8 P.M. at Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.

HOSCHTON

CULBERSON, SUSIE

Mrs. Susie Culberson, age 75, of Hoschton, GA, died February 13, 2007. Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements, 770-867-1361.*

MARIETTA

BAIRD, ELIZABETH

Elizabeth Diane Baird, of Marietta, GA, died Wednesday, February 14, 2007, after a two year battle with cancer. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.*

SNELLVILLE

MYERS, RICHARD

Richard H. Myers, Jr., age 85 of Snellville, died Wednesday, February 14, 2007. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30078, 770-979-5010. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .

TUCKER

GARNER, ROBERT

Robert "Bobby" E. Garner, age 64, of Tucker, GA, died Tuesday, February 13, 2007. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.*

WINDER

MINTZ, ELEANORE E.

Dec. 19, 1918 -

Feb. 13, 2007

Loving Mother of Carol Baker of Winder, GA, William Mintz of Hampton, VA and Karen Mintz of Norcross, GA; Grandchildren, Nadine Merrow and husband Anthony, Matthew Mintz, Colleen Latimer and husband, Shawn, Benjamin Mintz, Kevin Mintz and Christine Smallwood and husband, Matt; Great Grandchildren, Tori, Elias, Payton, Noah, Nathaniel, Kai, Mia and Savannah. Predeceased in death by husband, Lawrence and son, James. Memorial Service to be held on Friday, February 16th at 5:00 PM at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church at 2299 Rosebud Road, Grayson, GA 30017, presided by the Rev. Thomas Jordan. Family request donations be made to Peachtree Christian Hospice, 3430 Duluth Park Lane, Duluth, GA 30096. She is now in the loving hands of our Savior. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .