Maxine Best, age 62, of Auburn, GA, passed away June 15, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*
Lisa Langford Hayes, age 35, of Buford, Georgia, died suddenly Tuesday, June 12, 2007. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com.*
Shirley A. Sadler was born February 10, 1947, in the City of Buford, Gwinnett County, Georgia, to the late Robert L. and Catherine B. Sadler. She departed this life Friday, June 15, 2007, at the age of 60. She was a lifetime resident of Buford, Georgia, and was of the Baptist Faith. Shirley is survived by her: Daughters: Sharon D. Lott, Lawrenceville, GA, Carla E. Cunningham, Winder, GA; Sons: Eric D. Sadler, Lawrenceville, GA, Gary A. Sadler, Buford, GA, Stanford E. Sadler, Buford, GA, Wesley D. Evans, Winder, GA; Brother: Leo Sadler; Five Sisters: Christine Young, Dorothy Haynes, Jesse Ingram, Sandra Dorsey, Brenda Styles; Special Friend: Elizabeth Carter; Numerous Grandchildren; One Great Grandson; a plethora of Nieces, Nephews, other relatives, and many friends. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 19, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Pastor Sue Earls officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 7:00 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.
George W. King, age 86 of Lawrenceville, died Friday, June 15, 2007. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM, Monday, June 18, 2007 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Minister Jonathan Lock will officiate. Burial Sawnee View Memorial Gardens, Cummng, GA. Mr. King was Owner and Operator of Central Radiator for over 30 years. He enjoyed the Braves and Tampa Bay Buccaneers and workiing in the yard. Mr. King attended Central Baptist Church in Lawrenceville and is survived by: Wife: Dorothy M. King, Lawrenceville; Daughters & Sons-in-laws: Beverly & James Jones, Trinity, FL, Linda & George Crocker, Clemmons, NC; Brother: Charles King, Sharon, PA; Sister: Mary Corbett, Sybertown, PA; Grandchildren: James Jones, Cori Lee, Jennifer Glidden, and 7 Great Grandchildren. Flowers accepted or memorials to the American Humane Society, P.O. Box 750 Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046. Family will receive friends from 2-4 PM & 7-9 PM, Sunday, June 17, 2007 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .
Mattie Grace Mauldin, age 81, of Lawrenceville, died June 15, 2007. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.*
Marvin Strickland, age 78, of Lawrenceville, passed away Friday, June 15, 2007. Funeral Services will be held 11 AM Monday, June 18, 2007 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Michael Soop & Rev. Barney Williams will officiate. Burial Gwinnett Memorial Park, Lawrenceville. Mr. Strickland was a Veteran of the United States Army in the Korean Conflict & a member of Eastside Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his son, Billy Marvin Strickland. Mr. Strickland is survived by Wife: Geraldine Bruce Strickland, Lawrenceville; Daughter: Jean Wright, Lawrenceville; Step-Sons: Michael Wilbanks & Jeffery Wilbanks (Broyna), both of Cumming; Sister: Grace M. Dobson, Lawrenceville; Grandchildren: Brandon, Jereme & Kristen Wright; Jessica & Shane Strickland; Johnathan Wilbanks; Several Nieces & Nephews. The Family will receive friends from 2 - 4 & 6 - 9 PM Sunday, June 17, 2007 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.
Donald Barbee, age 62, of Loganville, GA, passed away on Friday, June 15, 2007. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service LLC, Lawrenceville Chapel, 120 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .*
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia, announces the death of Mr. Robert Franklin Shirley, age 77, of Louisville, GA, formerly of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Friday, June 15, 2007 following an extended illness. Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.*
Emory "Hollis" Knight, age 72 of Snellville, passed away Friday, June 15, 2007. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, GA 30078, 770-979-5010. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.*
George E. "Bud" Tippens, age 84, of Stone Mountain, GA, died Friday evening, June 15, 2007. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.*
Ricky K. Doster, age 48, of Suwanee, GA, passed away June 14, 2007. Service and Arrangements will be announced later by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.*
Mr. Sam Roberts, age 80, of Winder, Georgia, died June 15, 2007. Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements, 770-867-1361.*