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ST. SIMONS ISLAND

SUGAR HILL

BETHLEHEM

MCDANIEL, VERA

Vera Mattie McDaniel, age 94, of Bethlehem, GA, passed away March 1, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*

BUFORD

MINARDI,

BERNADETTE

Bernadette Janice Minardi, age 68, of Buford, GA, passed away March 2, 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.*

RUSIN, ADELINE

Adeline E. Rusin, age 83, of Buford, died Thursday, March 1, 2007. Arrangements 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.*

DULUTH

TURNER, THOMAS

Thomas M. Turner, 68, of Duluth, died March 1, 2007. He is a direct cremation. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.*

FLOWERY BRANCH

PASSMORE, JOHN

John James Passmore, age 18, of Coker Drive, Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away Thursday, March 1, 2007 at Emory University Hospital following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for 3:30 pm Monday, March 5, 2007 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with burial to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The Reverend Nathan Martin will officiate. The family will receive friends from 5-9 pm Saturday, March 3, 2007 and 5-9 pm Sunday, March 4, 2007 at the funeral home. Mr. Passmore was born in Gwinnett County but had lived in Hall County most of his life. He attended Flowery Branch High School and was an avid Nascar fan. He also loved video games. Mr. Passmore was of the Baptist Faith. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Leigh Anne Passmore and Karen Passmore. Mr. Passmore is survived by his father and step-mother, Johnny and Marilyn Passmore, Flowery Branch; mother and step-father, Deborah Passmore and Bill Sewell, Lawrenceville; grandparents, James and Betty Passmore, Homer; Willene Clinton, Buford; and Charlie Lee Loggins, Gainesville; and a number of aunts and uncles. Memorial Park Funeral Home of Gainesville, Georgia.

GRAYSON

JORDAN, CRAIG

GYSGT. Craig S. Jordan, USMC RET., age 53, of Grayson, GA, passed away February 28, 2007. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.*

JEFFERSON

MCMULLAN, FAYE

Mrs. Faye Knott McMullan, age 75 of Jefferson, Georgia, died Thursday, March 1, 2007. The body was cremated, a private memorial service will be held at a later date. Evans Funeral Home, Inc., Jefferson, Georgia, 706-367-5467.*

LAWRENCEVILLE

DAVIS, JEWELL

Jewell Hannah Davis, age 89, of Lawrenceville, GA, died March 2, 2007. She is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Roy Amicus Davis; daughter, Charlotte Davis Giddens; son, Ronnie Davis and grandson, Donald Wayne Davis. Mrs. Davis is survived by her son, Wendell & Phyllis Davis of Lawrenceville, GA; son, Wayne & Barbara Davis of Jefferson, GA; daughter, Lynne' & Mike Butler of Dacula, GA; son, Allen & Anita Giddens of Lawrenceville, GA; son, Kevin & Kendra Giddens of Jefferson, GA; brother, Early S. Hannah, Jr. of Lawrenceville, GA; sisters, Dovie Caudell of Lawrenceville, GA, Betty & Tunney Elkins of Macon, GA; grandchildren, Rowdy Davis, Lance Davis, Ralph Davis, Jason Davis, Andrew Davis, Michael Butler, James Butler, Jordan Gilleland, Mattie Smith, Sarah Kate Giddens, and great grandchildren, Jackson Davis, Tucker Davis, Brady Davis, Carson Davis & Morgan Berkhan. Mrs. Davis was born in Gwinnett County on January 16, 1918 the daughter of Early & Debbie Hannah. She was a 60+ year member of Prospect United Methodist Church and a charter member of the Prospect United Methodist Women. She was a devoted mother, wife and grandmother and was known for her wonderful cooking and especially her pecan pies. She was retired from the Gwinnett County Public School System. A celebration of her life will be held Sunday, March 4, 2007 at 2:30 PM at Prospect United Methodist Church with Rev. Jim Turrentine and Rev. Grady Mosley officiating. Interment at Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 4 to 8 PM at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., 120 Scenic Hwy., Lawrenceville Chapel, 770-963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .

KINNEY, JEWELL

Jewell Kinney, age 90 of Lawrenceville, died Thursday, March 2, 2007. Funeral Services will be held 5:00 PM, Sunday, March 4, 2007 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Chaplain Samuel Parsons will officiate. Burial Oakland Community Cemetery, Lawrenceville. A member of New Hope Christian Church, Mrs. Kinney is survived by: Children: Mary Oakes, Judy & Rick Bishop; Sisters: Betty Sue Coker, Anita Cain; Grandchildren: Tim Oakes, Renee Haney, all of Lawrenceville; Great Grandchildren: Kyle Oakes, Ashley Waldrip, Alexis Haney, Nicholas Haney, Joshua Haney; Several Nieces & Nephews. Family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Saturday, March 3, 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 .

REEVES, BILL

Bill Reeves, age 77 of Lawrenceville, died Thursday, March 1, 2007. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, March 4, 2007 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Phil Connell will officiate. Burial Gwinnett Memorial Park, Lawrenceville. A member of Central Baptist Church, Lawrenceville, Mr. Reeves is survived by: Children: Billy & Lisa Reeves, Richard "Dickie" Reeves, Jimmie Lee Reeves, all of Lawrenceville; Grandchildren: Christy Chapman, Vicki Reeves, Heather Reeves, Wendell Reeves, Megan Poetter, Chelsey Poetter; Great Grandchildren: Jessica Pilgrim, Riley Chapman, Jacob Chapman, Brent Price, & Dakota Price. Family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-9 PM, Saturday, March 3, 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 .

LOGANVILLE

LANGSTON, MIKE

Mike Langston, age 56, of Loganville, died Thursday, March 1, 2007. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .*

NORCROSS

GARNER, HERBERT

Herbert Garner, 71, of Norcross, died March 2, 2007. Funeral arrangements pending. Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.*

SNELLVILLE

HARROLD, DAVID LEE

David Lee Harrold, age 62, of Snellville, died Wednesday, February 28, 2007. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewarfh.com.*

ST. SIMONS ISLAND

HORTMAN, IVAN

Ivan Rupert Hortman, age 69 of St. Simons Island, Georgia, died Thursday, March 1, 2007. Masonic Graveside Services will be held 4:00 PM, Sunday, March 4, 2007 at Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens, Moultrie, Georgia. Rev. Pete Grice and L.C. Givens will officiate. Mr. Hortman lived in Gwinnett County for 48 years and recently retired to St. Simons Island, Georgia. He is survived by: Wife: Ree McGee Hortman, St. Simons Island; Children: Kenneth Rupert & Angela Hall Hortman, Dacula, Tony Randall & Shelba Givens Hortman, Homer, Regina Ann & Timothy Peevy, Dacula; Grandchildren: Benjamin Rupert Hortman, Brandon Tony Hortman, Britney Jean Hortman, Rhiannon Leigh & Mike Herren, Jessica Ann Peevy, Daniel Timothy Peevy; Mother: Dorothy Ellen Bridwell Hortman, Winder; Brothers: Danny David Hortman, Dacula, Darrell Lyndon Hortman, Carnesville; Sisters: Dorothy Lee Newton, Oak Harbor, WA, Jackie Hortman Lee, Henderson, NC. Family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Saturday, March 3, 2007 at the Cobb Funeral Chapel, Moultrie, Georgia, 229-985-3704. Local arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .

SUGAR HILL

BENSON, JOHN

Mr. John Robert Benson, Sr., age 78, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away on March 2, 2007. He was preceded in death by his step-daughter, Jackie Hann; great granddaughter, Kimberly Jones; and sister, Mattie Knight. Surviving are: Wife of 36 Years: Mrs. Lois Benson, Sugar Hill, GA; Daughter and Son-in-Law: Lenora and Ron Tobeck, Arcade, GA; Son: Johnny Benson, Arcade, GA; Step-Daughter: Jimmie and Ron Taylor, Sugar Hill, GA; Son-in-Law: Allan Hann, Buford, GA; Eight Grandchildren; Ten Great Grandchildren; Sisters and Brothers-in-Law: Mildred and Harlan Merritt, Lexington, SC, Sylvia and Garland Garner, Cumming, GA; Several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Benson was born on May 7, 1928 in Nashville, GA. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was retired from Gwinnett County Correctional Institution in Lawrenceville, GA. He was a member and Elder in the Buford Church of God. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Pastor Edward Davenport officiating. Interment in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Gainesville, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.

SUDDERTH, HENRY

Mr. Henry Grady Sudderth, age 79, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away on March 2, 2007. Surviving are: Wife of 58 Years: Sara Brock Sudderth, Sugar Hill, GA; Children: Ray and Cheryl Sudderth, Buford, GA, Richard and Wansley Sudderth, Pendergrass, GA, Kay and Barry Daniel, Maysville, GA; Grandchildren: Christy Miller, Michelle and Clinton Worthy, Wendy Sudderth, Shane and Trinny Sudderth, Lindsay Daniel, Stephen Daniel; Six Great Grandchildren; Brothers and Sisters: Glad and Ann Sudderth, Billy and Barbara Sudderth, Winton and Trellis Sudderth, Wynell and Milton Pitts, Barbara and Sammy Pass; Sisters-in-Law: Jeanette Mauldin, Linda Gillespie; Numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Mr. Sudderth was a lifelong resident of Gwinnett County, GA, and was a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church, Buford, GA. He was employed by Alcan Cable for 18 years where he was elected employee of the year for 1981 and employee of the month several times. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2007 at 4:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home. Interment in Shoal Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to the American Kidney Fund, 72 Edgewood Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303 in memory of Henry Grady Sudderth. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.