Rev. Riley F. Faires

Rev. Riley F. Faires, age 101, of Lawrenceville, GA, died January 12, 2007. He is survived by: Daughter, Jannetta Faires Johnson and her Husband, Don Butler of Lawrenceville; Son, Boyce Faires of Defuniak Springs, FL; Brother and Sister-in-Law, Tilmon and Mable Faires of Chattanooga, TN; Grandchildren, Tom and Nancy Johnson, Rick and Tommie Ann Johnson, Kathy Hornbuckle, John and Vickie Hornbuckle, Margie and Steve Stancil, Beth and George Schopf, Russell Faires; 11 Great Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Rev. Faires was ordained as a Baptist minister at age 18 and pastored churches in Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia and was a member of the First Baptist Church, Lawrenceville and the Lawrenceville Masonic Lodge #131 F. & A. M. He was preceded in death by two wives, Ethel Williams Faires and Ora Mae “Pete” Bryant Faires, daughter and son-in-law, Marie and Bob Hornbuckle, daughter-in-law, Linda Faires, and two grandchildren, Bobby Hornbuckle and Gail Faires. Funeral services will be held Monday, January 15, 2007 at 11:00 A.M. at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with his Grandson, Rev. Tom Johnson officiating. The great grandsons will serve as pallbearers and the interment will follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 2-5 P.M. at the funeral home. Those desiring may make donations to First Baptist Church, Lawrenceville, Building Fund in memory of Rev. Riley F. Faires. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.