Mr. Don Faust, age 50, of Auburn, GA passed away Friday, January 5, 2007. He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd Shaffer Faust and Esther Marie Faust. He is survived by his: Wife of 28 years: Mrs. Carol Jane Faust, Auburn, GA; Sons and Daughter-In-Law: Adam Faust, Chamblee, GA, Joseph and Aimee Faust, Keller, TX; Grandchildren: Julia and Carson Faust; Sister: Elayne Faust, Everson, PA; Brothers: Jim Faust, Normalville, PA, Terry Faust, Mount Pleasant, PA; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Mr. Faust was born in Westmoreland County, PA on September 30, 1956. He was a 1974 graduate of Mount Pleasant High School, Mount Pleasant, PA. He attended M.T.A. Truck Driver School. He worked for (Watkins) Fed Ex National in Lawrenceville, GA. He was a member of Hebron Baptist Church, Dacula, GA. Funeral service will be held on Monday, January 8, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at Hebron Baptist Church, Dacula, GA with remains placed in state at 1:00 p.m. with Dr. Billy Britt officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Carol J. Faust in memory of Don Faust. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Melvil Beard, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2007. Mr. Beard was born in Hall County, GA on September 4, 1924. He was a graduate of Flowery Branch School, received his Bachelors Degree from North Georgia College and received his Master's Degree from the University of Georgia. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Buford American Legion Post No. 127 where he was Chaplin. He was a retired schoolteacher with the Hall County School System. He was a security guard with Phillips Correctional Institution. He was a member of New Bethany Baptist Church where he once was an active deacon. Funeral service will be held on Monday, January 8, 2007 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Ashworth officiating. Interment will be in New Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery, Buford, GA with military honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Cremator of Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.*
Mary J. Shelnutt, age 78 of Lawrenceville, died January 6, 2007. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*
Evelyn Julia Wharton Nee Shelton, age 81, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Saturday January 06, 2007. She is survived by: Daughter & Son -in-law: Mildred & Larry Barkey of Houston, AL; Sons & Daughter-in-law: Max & Melinda Wharton of Lawrenceville, Harry Wharton of Chamblee; Two Grandchildren: Julia Wharton & Amanda Henley; One Great Grandchild: Bradley Jake Kee; and several nieces & nephews. Mrs. Wharton was a loving mother, wife, grandmother & great grandmother. Funeral service will be held 1:00 PM on Monday January 08, 2007 at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Rev. Ernest Dahn and Rev. Bob Duvall officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Sunday from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Chris Vibandor age 91, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2007. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.*
Mrs. Brenda Michelle Royster, age 41 of Lula, GA died January 5, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home Memory Chapel, Winder, 770-867-4553.*