Richard Martin, age 64, of Buford, died Saturday, January 6, 2007. A Memorial Service will be held at 3 P.M., Sunday, January 14 in the Family Life Center of Buford Church of God with Rev. Danny Smith officiating. Mr. Martin is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Don Strong of Buford; son and daughter-in-law, Kelly and Tammy Martin of Winder; sister, Lorena Martin Guy of Buford; granddaughter, Alisha Moneymaker; and several nieces and nephews also survive. Mr. Martin was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church of Buford. Arrangements handled by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518, 770-945-9345. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.
Wynelle Payne, age 85, of Buford, died Thursday, January 11, 2007. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518, 770-945-9345, www.stewartfh.com.*
Edward J. Chambers, 82, of Duluth, died January 10, 2007. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.*
Donald Holcombe, age 60 of Jefferson, died Wednesday, January 10, 2007. Funeral Services will be held 11AM Saturday, January 13, 2007 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Kale McMillan & Don Kirkland will officiate. Burial Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Holcombe was of the Baptist Faith and worked as a wooden pallet repairman with B & M Pallet Co. in Statham. He is survived by Daughter & Son-in-law: Rhonda & Stanley Phillips, Pendergrass; Brothers & Sister-in-law: Howell Holcombe, Winder, Billy & Lessie Mae Holcombe, Lawrenceville; Sisters & Brother-in-law: Mildred Teal, Lawrenceville, Charlotte Barnett, Monroe, Helen & Danny Parks, Auburn; 2 Grandsons; several Nieces & Nephews. The Family will receive friends 1 - 9 PM Friday, January 12, 2007 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .
Julius B. Hewlett, age 88, of Lawrenceville, GA, finished his earthly course on January 5, 2007. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.*
Bobby G. Lockridge, age 70 of Lilburn, GA died January 10, 2007. He is survived by his loving family, his wife, Ruane Aaron Lockridge; daughter and son-in-law, Lesley and Phil Humphries of Loganville; sons and daughter-in-law, Randy and Susan Lockridge of West Chester, PA, Tim Lockridge of Decatur, GA, Brad Lockridge of Eagle Rock, CA; sister, Brenda Johnson of Jonesboro, GA; grandchildren, Tara Lockridge, Josh, Molly, Ty and Tanner Humphries, Maximilian Lockridge; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 13 at 4pm at Wages Snellville Chapel with Dr. Gary Whetstone and Rev. Charles Barnes officiating. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 until 9pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers make donations to the Alzheimer's Association, 1925 Century Blvd NE, Ste 10, Atlanta, GA 30345, in memory of Bobby G. Lockridge. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770/979-3200 www.wagesfuneralhome.com
Mrs. Lucy Rainey Brooks Hamil, age 86 of Snellville, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2007. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM, Saturday, January 13, 2007 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Jack Lawson and Rev. Kenneth Hughes will officiate. Burial Haynes Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Loganville. She is survived by Children: Son: Rev. Kenneth Hughes and wife, Betty, Snellville; Daughters: Linda Reagan and husband, Clifford, Rex; Joanne Hewatt, Grayson; Grandchildren: Steve Hughes, Conyers; Joy Moore and husband, Terry, Stockbridge; Melanie Strange, Loganville; Shanda Hewatt, Conyers; Misti Yang and husband, Bobby, Atlanta; Great Grandchildren: Amanda and Brittni Hughes, Covington; Joshua Strange, Loganville; Wesley Moore, Stockbridge; Brooke and Blake Wread, Loganville; Sisters: Louise Christopher, Dacula; Ruby Spruill and husband, Carl, Auburn; Sister-in-law: Eunice Wade, Loganville; Several Nieces and Nephews. Lucy worked for many years as a LPN at Button Gwinnett Hospital and went on to retire from Gwinnett County Health Department. Flowers accepted or memorials to Alzheimer's Association, 1925 Century Blvd., NE, Suite 10, Atlanta, Georgia 30345. Family will receive friends from 2-4 PM & 6-9 PM, Friday, January 12, 2007 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .
Ben T. Holleman, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather of Snellville, died peacefully on January 11, 2007 at the age of 91. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .*
Stanley W. Mueller, age 87 of Snellville, GA, died Thursday, January 10, 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 .*
Robbie Jackson Wages, age 74 of Snellville, died January 11, 2007. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia announces the death of Mr. Duel Junior Latty, age 67, of Talmo, Georgia who passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2007 at his residence. Funeral Services by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.*
Mr. Walter Arnold "Wally" Gaston, age 65, of Winder, GA, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 10, 2007, after an extended illness at home. He was born on September 25, 1941 in Stephens County, GA, a son to the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter and Mary Andrews Gaston. Mr. Gaston was a wonderful father and grandfather, a successful businessman, a man of dignity, pride and a man of his word and he lived his life with integrity and loyalty. He loved spending time and having meals with family and friends and shared many laughs and precious moments in his final days. He loved his farmland, cabin, his two donkeys and all the simple pleasures of life shared with his family and friends. He will be missed by all. He is survived by son and daughter in law, Kip and Alison Gaston of Winder; daughters and sons in law, Terri and Craig Hanson, of Anderson, SC and Jerri and Mike Sims of Dacula; 6 Grandchildren, Seth and Ansley Gaston, Whitney and Zack Hanson, Adam Fisk and Drake Stanifer; his beloved sister and brother in law, Betty and Charles Lowe and family of Pendergrass, as well as many other family members, siblings, nieces and nephews. His cremated remains will lie in state at Statham Baptist Church on Sunday, January 14, 2007 from 1:30pm until 2pm, with a Memorial Service to follow at 2pm with Rev. Gordon Thornton officiating. Flowers may be sent to the Statham First Baptist Church for his memorial service or donations may be made to the Statham Baptist Youth Building Fund at his request. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, 706-367-5467.