DRIGGERS, DALE

Mr. Dale Warren Driggers, age 54, of Lawrenceville, died on Sunday, January 28, 2007. He was born in Richmond Virginia on May 19, 1953 to Andrew Driggers and Eleanor Vawter Driggers. Mr. Driggers is survived by wife: Chrystal Powell Driggers of Lawrenceville, GA; daughter and son-in-law: Donna Lynn and Rick Martinez of Orlando, FL; son and daughter-in-law: Andrew and Jenifer Driggers of Columbia, SC; grandchildren: Alex Martinez, Ricky Martinez, Ayla Driggers and Alyssa Driggers. The funeral service for Mr. Driggers will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home. Dr. Jim Crews will officiate. Interment will follow at Love Joy UMC Cemetery in Covington. Flowers will be accepted or in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family. Wheeler Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements, 770-786-7111.

BETHLEHEM

BAREFOOT, LARRY

Larry Curtis Barefoot, age 56, of Bethlehem, GA, passed away January 27, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*

BUFORD

BERNARD, ABRAM

Abram Thomas Bernard, age 30, of Buford, died January 27, 2007. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.*

HOUSE, VIRGINIA

Mrs. Virginia H. House, age 86, of Buford, GA, entered into her heavenly home on Sunday, January 28, 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Raymond R. House. She is survived by her: Daughters and Son-in-Law: Hollis Cantrell, Jefferson, GA, Roxanne and Harry Petrides, Lawrenceville, GA; Sons and Daughters-in-Law: Ray and Katia House, Brisbane, Australia, Russell and Nicole House, Atlanta, GA, Regan and Karen House, Roswell, GA; 8 Grandchildren; 5 Great Grandchildren; Sister: Dorothy Copeland, Fitzgerald, GA; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Mrs. House was born on January 15, 1921 in Fitzgerald, GA. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Sugar Hill United Methodist Church, the Senior Citizens Group at the church, and other activities at the church. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at Sugar Hill United Methodist Church Chapel with Rev. Mari Lane Brooks and Pastor Steve Wood officiating. Interment will be in Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Tucker, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Following the interment service, there will be a reception at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Harry Petrides at 1754 Miramonte Way, Lawrenceville, GA 30045. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to the Sugar Hill United Methodist Church Children's Ministry in memory of Virginia H. House. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.

DACULA

BLEVINS, MARY

Mrs. Mary Talbott Blevins, age 81, of Dacula, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2007. She is survived by her: Husband: Mr. Leeroy Blevins, Dacula, GA; Daughters and Sons-in-Law: Joye and Roger Johnson, Council Bluffs, IA, Joyce and Jim Noble, Dacula, GA; Sons and Daughters-in-Law: Michael Hugh and Roxanne Carr, Cary, MO, Max R. and Vicky Carr, Joplin, MO; 7 Grandchildren; Brothers and Sisters-in-Law: Dean and Alma Talbott, Rich Hill, MO, Ralph and Marlene Talbot, Houston, MO; Several Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins. Interment will be in Liberal Cemetery in Liberal, MO. Local Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.

KNIGHT, RETHA

Mrs. Retha Mae Lord Knight, age 72, of Dacula, GA, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. M. J. Knight and son, Michael James Knight. She is survived by her: Daughters and Sons-in-Law: Ellen and Ed Caisse, Dacula, GA, Elaine and Eddie Murphy, Hoschton, GA, Jackie and Neil Harrison, Hampton, GA, Tiffany and Roland Boyd, Dacula, GA; Son: Kenneth Knight, Dacula, GA; 6 Grandchildren; 2 Great Grandchildren; Brothers and Sisters-in-Law: Larry and Mary Ellen Lord, Lilburn, GA, Arthur and Deborah Lord, Norcross, GA; Brothers-in-Law and Sisters-in-Law: Rev. Johnny and Judy Knight, Jefferson, GA, Rev. Larry and Dennier Knight, Pendergrass, GA, Walter and Ruby Mahaffey, Auburn, GA; Sisters-in-Law and Brother-in-Law: Ann and Wayne Jordan, Covington, GA, Rachel Knight, Flowery Branch, GA, Sandra Knight, Flowery Branch, GA; Several Nieces and Nephews. Mrs. Knight was born July 27, 1934 and a native of Gwinnett County, GA. She was a homemaker and a member of the Open Door Baptist Church, Flowery Branch, GA. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at Hamilton Mill Baptist Church a/k/a Hog Mountain Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Knight and Rev. Wayne Jordan officiating. Interment will be in Hog Mountain Cemetery, Dacula, GA. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.

DORAVILLE

MCDANIEL, HOKE

Hoke McDaniel Sr., age 81, of Doraville, died Friday, January 19, 2007. Funeral was held Monday, January 22, 2007 at Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home in Marietta. Arrangements by Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home, 770-432-0771.*

DULUTH

JONES, BETTY

Mrs. Betty D. Jones, age 85, of Duluth, Georgia, died January 28, 2007. She is survived by Sons and Daughters-in-Law, John Roderick "Rod" and Marion Jones, Snellville, Thomas Phillip and Cathy Jones, Lawrenceville, Jeffrey Rhys Jones, Marathon, Florida; Grandchildren, Todd, Ashley Jones, Steve and Johnna Leigh Platt; and Great Grandchildren, Lydia and Leah. Mrs. Jones, an active member of Shallowford Presbyterian Church, was in the Order of Eastern Star. For several years she served as City Hostess for Atlanta New Neighbors League. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, John Phillip Jones. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at 1 pm at Shallowford Presbyterian Church, with Dr. Gray Norsworthy officiating. Interment Arlington Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Monday from 2 until 6 pm at the funeral home. Those desiring may make donations to The Macular Degeneration Foundation, Suite 301, 447 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 in memory of Mrs. Betty D. Jones. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .

GRAYSON

LAYTON, BEATRICE

Beatrice "Bea" Layton, age 94, of Grayson, died Sunday, January 28, 2007. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .*

LAWRENCEVILLE

RASNAKE, OLITA

Olita G. Rasnake, age 94, of Lawrenceville, died Sunday, January 28, 2007. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .*

LILBURN

WILLIAMS, LARRY

Larry Williams, age 50, of Lilburn, died Sunday, January 28, 2007. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .*

LOGANVILLE

ALLRED, ELLA

Ella Allred, age 75 of Loganville, formerly of Clarkston, passed away Sunday, January 28, 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 .*

BARGERON, JIMMIE

Jimmie Sebron Bargeron, age 74 of Loganville, formerly of Clarkston, passed away Saturday, January 27, 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.*

CONNER, LINDA

Linda Conner, age 57, of Loganville, died Sunday, January 28, 2007. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Georgia 30052, 770-466-1544. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .*

HARRISON, FLOSSIE

Flossie Rozeal Harrison, age 96 of Loganville, died Sunday, January 28, 2007. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Georgia 30052, 770-466-1544. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.*

STONE MOUNTAIN

LYONS, PATRICIA

Patricia Ann Lyons, age 56 of Stone Mountain, GA, died January 28, 2007. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .*