News for Tuesday, June 19, 2007

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STILL, MICHAEL

Michael J. Still, age 59 of Lawrenceville, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2007. Funeral Services will be held 2PM Tuesday, June 19, 2007 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Nane Brady will officiate. Burial will be at Gwinnett Memorial Park, Lawrenceville, GA. Mr. Still was preceded in death by his father, Charles W. Still. Mr. Still loved watching the Braves and Nascar. He enjoyed going to the mountains and shopping at Wal-Mart. He is survived by Mother: Mildred H. Still, Lawrenceville; his special cousins: Brenda Waldrip and Tammy White, both of Lawrenceville; cousins: Dianne, Toby, Bo, Heidi and Jamie Waldrip, Sandra Sosebee, Tommy Reese, Wendy Collins, Decator Dunagan and Sasha Sosebee, all of Lawrenceville; Aunts: Betty Robertson and Carolyn Deaton of Lawrenceville; Uncle: James Still of Forest Park; And special thanks to the employees of The Bridge at Lawrenceville for the care they provided Michael for the past year and half. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign the online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .

AUSTELL

MOSS, HENRY

Henry Lloyd Moss, age 82, died on Sunday, June 17, 2007 at Tranquility Hospice in Austell, Georgia. He was born on August 23, 1924 in Cherokee County, North Carolina to the late Rebecca Garrett and Henry Moss. Mr. Moss was a devout and humble servant of His Lord and Savior. He exemplified Christ in every aspect of his life and most assuredly heard those blessed words on Sunday - "Well done, thou good and faithful servant:...enter thou into the joy of thy Lord." Mr. Moss is survived by his son and his wife, Johnny and Betty McCormick; his daughter Judy Rhodes; his daughter and her husband Van and Joann McDaniel; and his son, Kelly Moss. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. He is further survived by one sister, other relatives and innumerable friends. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by four sisters, one brother and a son, Kenneth Lloyd Moss. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 20th at Winkenhofer Chapel at Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home. The Rev. Homer Morris will officiate. Relatives and friends are welcome Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery 2000 Cobb Parkway S.E. Marietta 770 432-0771

BUFORD

KENNEY, EDWARD

Mr. Edward Joseph Kenney, born February 29, 1920 passed away on June 17, 2007, Father's Day. Born in Jersey City, NJ and lived in Georgia for the last 10 years, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 58 years, Mrs. Virginia B. Kenney. Mr. Kenney is survived by his three children: Mr. Thomas B. Kenney of Farhills, NJ, and Brian F. Kenney and his wife, Pamela Littleton Kenney of Buford, Georgia, and daughter, Ellen M. Gotham and husband, Rick Gotham of Las Vegas, Nevada, and three grandchildren, Ashley Marie Kenney, and Kelly and Cody Gotham. He is also survived by his brother, Raymond Kenney of Bloomfield, NJ, and his sister, Alice O'Neal of Houston, Texas. Mr. Kenney retired from Colgate Palmolive as a chemist and worked on the Manhattan Project. Throughout his life he worked with Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Priest for Life, the Right to Life Association, and PreCana. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Prince of Peace Catholic Church Building Fund, Flowery Branch, GA. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, June 20, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Flowery Branch with Father Fred Wendel as Celebrant. Interment to follow in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.

CHESTERFIELD, VA

PAGE, JENOLA

Jenola Sarah Page, age 77, of Chesterfield, VA, passed away June 16, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*

CUMMING

PRICHARD, MYRTLE

Myrtle "Myrt" Prichard, age 89, of Cumming, formerly of Sugar Hill, died Sunday, June 17, 2007. Funeral Arrangements will be announced by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518, 770-945-9345. Please sign the online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.*

GRAYSON

HARRIS, VALERIE

Valerie A. Harris, age 46, of Grayson, GA, passed away June 17, 2007. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*

JEFFERSON

BENNETT, RUTH

Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia, announces the death of Mrs. Ruth Jennings Bennett, age 87, of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2007. Services by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA, 706-367-5467.*

LAWRENCEVILLE

PIERCE, EILEEN

Eileen A. Pierce, age 86 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Friday, June 15, 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.*

STATHAM

MILES, JOSEPH

Joseph William "Joe" Miles, age 72, of Statham, GA, passed away June 17, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*

SUWANEE

MADSON, ROLF

Rolf Madson, age 47, of Suwanee, GA, passed away June 17, 2007. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.*

WINDER

SHULER, CLYDE

Clyde Junior Shuler, age 77, of Winder, GA, passed away June 17, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*

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County bars gunfire at parksMove aimed to help police who patrol land

LAWRENCEVILLE - Whether there are kids drinking beer, dogs fighting or even the more serious attacks or threats, the first line of defense at Gwinnett County parks is the park police.

Students with special needs given new playground

LAWRENCEVILLE - Although Skylar Gwin is confined to a wheelchair, it doesn't stop him from playing shortstop on his softball team or swinging on the playground.

The Special Needs School of Gwinnett, where Gwin attends classes, accommodates its wheelchair-bound students with a wheelchair-accessible swing. But without a sidewalk, Gwin, 17, of Auburn, struggled to get from the classroom to the swing, either negotiating his wheelchair across bumpy terrain in dry weather or sticky mud following a rain.

Grayson withdraws Britt Road proposal

GRAYSON - The Grayson City Council unanimously agreed Monday to withdraw a proposal which would have looked into developing possible residential plans for 75 acres near Britt Street.

Police reports

Armed pair rob Quiznos

•DULUTH - The manager of a Duluth Quiznos Subs said the store was robbed Thursday night.

According to a police report, two black men walked into the store at 860 Duluth Highway pointing a gun at the manager and another employee and demanding money from the register and the safe.

The employees complied and were forced, along with two customers, into a cooler in the back of the store.

The manager said the men fled with approximately $800 from the safe and register.

Pizza man assaulted

•Norcross - A Papa John's carryout employee was robbed while making a delivery Thursday night, a police report said.

The 30-year-old man said he was delivering two pizzas to a couple sitting on the steps of 6300 Holcomb Way. As he approached the two and pulled out the pizzas, the deliveryman was approached from behind and hit in the head by two people.

The man said he dropped the pizzas and ran to the Papa John's store across the street where he called police.

Lake pipeline moving forward

LAWRENCEVILLE - Commissioners today will consider condemning three parcels of land for easements for a pipeline to carry treated wastewater to Lake Lanier, a sign that construction will begin soon on the controversial project.

Man, 23, shot and killed at Norcross apartments

NORCROSS - Investigators are working to find who is responsible for the death of a 23-year-old man from Atlanta.

After receiving calls reporting a person shot, police found Ivan Luna Bailon lying lifeless, face down in a grassy area at the Jasmine at Peachtree Corners apartment complex shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday, according to a police report.

Medics and a medical examiner confirmed Bailon was shot to death at the Norcross complex near building 6420 on Crestline Terrace.

According to the report, police originally thought they were looking for two black men after a witness told an officer he saw Bailon walking with the two men before the shots were fired, but Gwinnett County Police Department Spokesman Cpl. Darren Moloney said there is no clear description available for the person or people who fired the shot that killed Bailon.

NFL players fill police blotter

The old sports joke was "I went to a fight and a hockey game broke out." The new one should be: "I went to a trial and a football game broke out."

Building a fun place

Briefs

Children evacuated from day care center

•BUFORD - About 50 children were evacuated from a day care center Monday after a small fire in the center's ceiling.

Community coupon book a family affair

DACULA - When Kellie Bartholomew came up with the idea to start her own business, she had several goals: help local schools raise funds, help local businesses gain support and help local families find fun activities in the area.

No peace in sight for Middle East

The Bush administration's announced goal for Israel and the ''Palestinian people'' has been two states, living side by side in peace. The administration is two-thirds there. There are now two states - one in Gaza, headed by the militant Hamas organization, which shot its way to power; and another in the West Bank, headed by accused Holocaust denier Mahmoud Abbas. Unfortunately for Israel, there is no peace, which should not surprise those who have been predicting exactly what is now coming to pass.

Gwinnett library honored

LAWRENCEVILLE - The Gwinnett County Public Library has been honored by the national organization Family Friendly Libraries.

Former Enron exec gets 27 months

HOUSTON - One of the key prosecution witnesses whose testimony helped convict former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling and company founder Kenneth Lay was sentenced Monday to 27 months in prison.

Henry Lloyd Moss

Henry Lloyd Moss, age 82, died on Sunday, June 17, 2007 at Tranquility Hospice in Austell, Georgia. He was born on August 23, 1924 in Cherokee County, North Carolina to ...

Valerie A. Harris

Valerie A. Harris, age 46, of Grayson, GA, passed away June 17, 2007. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.

Myrtle Prichard

Myrtle “Myrt” Prichard, age 89, of Cumming, formerly of Sugar Hill, died Sunday, June 17, 2007. Funeral Arrangements will be announced by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 201 ...

Edward Joseph Kenney

Mr. Edward Joseph Kenney, born February 29, 1920 passed away on June 17, 2007, Father's Day. Born in Jersey City, NJ and lived in Georgia for the last 10 years ...

Eileen A. Pierce

Eileen A. Pierce, age 86 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Friday, June 15, 2007. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online ...

Clyde Junior Shuler

Clyde Junior Shuler, age 77, of Winder, GA, passed away June 17, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.

Rolf Madson

Rolf Madson, age 47, of Suwanee, GA, passed away June 17, 2007. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.

Jenola Sarah Page

Jenola Sarah Page, age 77, of Chesterfield, VA, passed away June 16, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.

Joseph William Miles

Joseph William “Joe” Miles, age 72, of Statham, GA, passed away June 17, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.

Ruth Jennings Bennett

Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia, announces the death of Mrs. Ruth Jennings Bennett, age 87, of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2007. Services by Evans Funeral ...

Michael J. Still

Michael J. Still, age 59 of Lawrenceville, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2007. Funeral Services will be held 2PM Tuesday, June 19, 2007 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart ...