Mrs. Evelyn Hughes West, age 83, of the Hog Mountain Community, Dacula, GA, passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Luke West and son, Phillip West. She is survived by her: Son and Daughter-in-Law: Brad and Linda West, Norcross, GA; Grandchildren: Tyler West, Dylan West, Sarah Shepherd, Amanda Shepherd, Mark Shepherd; Brother and Sister-in-Law: Mark and Betty Hughes, Lawrenceville, GA; Sisters-in-Law and Brothers-in-Law: Bobbie and Winford Gower, Dacula, GA, Claudine and Don Williams, Auburn, GA; Several Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins. Mrs. West was born October 15, 1923 in DeKalb County, GA. She and her late husband, Luke West, lived in the Hog Mountain Community, Dacula, GA for over 35 years. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Tucker, GA. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Tucker, GA with Rev. Farrell K. Presley officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Charlotte Marie Benson, age 94, of Duluth, GA, died Monday, June 4, 2007. No services are planned. Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.*
Hazel Ruth Maddox Duncan, age 82, of Flowery Branch, died Saturday, June 2, 2007. Arrangements by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518, 770-945-9345. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.*
Deborah Gail Jennings, age 52, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away June 4, 2007. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.*
R.L. Johnson, age 70, of Grayson, GA, died June 2, 2007. He is survived by his Wife: Claudine Wade Johnson; Son and Daughter-in-law: Anthony (A.J.) and Tammy Johnson of Grayson; Daughter and Son-in-law: Susan and Derek Bell of Hartwell; Grandchildren: Laine and Alyssa Johnson of Grayson, Austin, Andrea and Andrew Bell of Hartwell; Sister and Brother-in-law: Louise and Johnny Fretwell of Snellville, GA. Preceded in death by his parents: George Willie and Claudia Wages Johnson, Sr. and Brother: George Willie Johnson, Jr. Mr. Johnson, a native of Gwinnett County, was a member of Sharon Baptist Church in Loganville and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 5, 2007 at 2:00 PM at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Hughes and Rev. Mike Westbrook officiating. Interment will follow at Haynes Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .
Steven Moon, age 49 of Grayson, GA, died June 3, 2007. He was preceded in death by his mother, Julia Moon and brother, Lamont Moon and is survived by his spouse, Gwen Moon; son, Steven Moon; father, B.J. Moon; sister and brother-in-law, Denise and Rick Cothran; sister, Melissa Johnson, all of Grayson; father and mother-in-law, Jimmy and Bettye Britt of Loganville; brother-in-law, Jimmy Britt of Grayson; sister-in-law, Jan Preslo of Redondo Beach, CA; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 6 at 11am at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel with Rev. J.B. Reese, Jr. and Rev. Robert Thompson officiating. Interment will be held at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 9am until 9pm at the funeral home. Those desiring may make donations to the Grady Burn Unit, 50 Hurt Plaza, Ste. 803, Atlanta, GA 30303, in memory of Steven Moon. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.
March 8, 1924 - June 4, 2007
Bertha Owen, 83, of Grayson, GA, died Monday, June 4, 2007 at Bestcare Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born in Union County, she lived most of her life in Atlanta before moving to Gwinnett County 20 years ago. Mrs. Owen was a retired textile worker and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hoyt B. Owen. Survivors include: Daughter & Son In Law: Judy & Robert Chesser, Grayson, GA; Sisters & Brother In Law: Mildred & Billy Crane, Dawsonville, Sally Burt, Dawsonville, Mary Brookshire, Gainesville; Grandchildren: Michele Purl, Lori & Dereck Cassidy; Great Grandchildren: Ryan Thompson, Shelby Purl, Aven Cassidy. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, June 6, 2007 at 11 o'clock at Sawnee View Gardens. Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia announces the death of Mrs. Anna Lou Allison Harris, age 91, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2007 following a brief illness. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.*
George Braitsch, age 36, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away June 4, 2007. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*
Jack A. Martin, age 62 of Lawrenceville, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2007. He is survived by his wife, Sue Martin; Son: Jesse Martin; Step-Son: Brian Stoops; Step-Daughter: Jennifer Stoops; Grandchildren: Billy & Kendra Triplett; Brothers: Jim Martin & Joe Martin; Sister-in-law: Sylvia Martin; Aunt: Blanche Mathis; Several Nephews & Cousins. The Family will receive friends from 4 - 7 PM Wednesday, June 6, 2007 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .
Mildred McKinzey, age 91, of Loganville, died Sunday, June 3, 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.*
Gary Stephen Wilson, age 24, of Loganville, passed away Friday, June 1, 2007. Funeral Services will be held 1 PM, Tuesday, June 5, 2007 in the Snellville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. John Baker will officiate. Burial North Atlanta Memorial Park, Doraville, GA. Mr. Wilson was employed with Stealth Concrete and attended Grace Fellowship Church. He is survived by: Parents: Steve & Barbara Wilson, Loganville; Sister & Brother-in-law: Lisa & Raymond Klimek, Loganville; Paternal Grandfather: Wayne Fortner, Brunswick, GA; Maternal Grandparents: Dr. & Mrs. Lyman Smith, Sandy Springs, GA; Several other family members also survive. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, GA 30078, 770-979-5010. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .
James "Marcus" Atkinson, Jr., age 37 of Snellville, passed away on May 30, 2007. The memorial service will be held today at 11:00 am in the Eternal Hills Chapel with Rev. Brenda Westmoreland & Rev. Owen Skinner officiating. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 672648, Marietta, GA 30006. Arrangements by Eternal Hills Funeral Home, Snellville, 770-972-3155.
Geraldine Jane Jerzewski, age 62, of Suwanee, GA, passed away June 4, 2007. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.*
Corinne Black of Tucker, GA, died Sunday, June 3, 2007. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.*