Donald Wayne Phillips, age 57 of Buford, died March 28, 2007. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-277-4550.*
Mr. Goel Dewitt Hansard, Jr., age 75 of Cumming, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2007. Mr. Hansard attended Riverside Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents Goel Dewitt, Sr., and Gertrude Hansard, sister Bernice Wood and brother Nimrod Hansard. Survivors include his wife Carolyn Pirkle Hansard of Cumming; brothers James Elwyn Hansard of Lawrenceville, Rodney Hansard and Emory Hansard both of Cumming; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive. Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 1, 2007 at 2:00 pm at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harvey Langley and Rev. William Pirkle officiating. Interment will follow in Sawnee View Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home on Saturday from 11:00 am until 9:00 pm. Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory, Cumming, Georgia, in charge of the arrangements.
Ruth Ann Hodge, age 55 of Dacula, Georgia, died Friday, March 30, 2007. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com.*
Wilburn J. Taylor age 70 of Flowery Branch died Thursday, March 29, 2007. Funeral service will be held 1 P.M. Monday, April 2 in the Chapel of Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Wade officiating. Burial will follow in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. He is survived by his wife Sharon Taylor; daughters and sons-in-law- Cindy and Sal Rubiano, of Monroe; Tammy and Don Wucinski, of Douglasville; Betsy and Judge Farmer, of Gainesville; Marcia and Bob Steinbuch, of Buford; Sons and daughters-in-law- Kenny and Tina Taylor, of Douglasville; Scotty and Nancy Taylor, of Buford; Scott and Kathy Jones, of Buford; Sister- Geneva Waycaster, of Buford; Grandchildren- Ryan and Erin Simms; Jessica and Nicole Wucinski; Taylor and Jud Farmer; Elizabeth, William and Christopher Taylor; Justin Stancel; Shayna and Victoria Steinbuch; Judson and Jimmy Jones. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Mr. Taylor retired from General Motors and was of the Baptist Faith. The family will receive friends Sunday, April 1 from 2 to 4 P.M. and 6 to 9 P.M. at Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral home and Crematory, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, 30518 770-945-9345. Please sign the online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.
Cary Allen Peterson age 51 of Gainesville died Friday, March 30, 2007. Arrangements will be announced later by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 Morningside Drive, Buford, Georgia 30518, 770-945-9345.*
Nancy Parcell Aycock, age 85, of Snellville, GA. died March 28, 2007 with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton H. (Cotton) Aycock. She is survived by her son, J. Michael Aycock and his partner Barry Baker; daughters and sons-in-law, Pat Kimbell and Glenn White, Carol & Buel Warden; sister, Sarah & Bill Howard; Grandchildren, Matthew Aycock & wife Sherry, Scott Kimbell & wife Leslie; Great Grandchildren, Hailey & Taylor Aycock. Nancy was born in Roanoke, VA on January 21, 1922. After the death of her father, she and her siblings were raised at Barium Springs, an historic orphanage near Davidson College in NC. As a tribute to the school and the determination of the Parcell children they all went on to graduate from college. Nancy earned her degree in home economics. Nancy met her husband, "Cotton" in NC. He was a Capt. in the Air Force and a decorated pilot in the Pacific during WWII. They settled in GA where they raised their 3 children. Nancy loved teaching, playing golf, bridge and ushering at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. She was a volunteer for the VA Hospital in Atlanta for many years and was a member of the Hannary Estates Garden Club. Her greatest loves were her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren who all live in Atlanta. Her life was full, happy and her family loved and adored her. Memorial Service will be held Sunday, April 1, 2007 at Wages Lawrenceville Chapel at 2:00 PM. The family will receive friends after the service at the home of Carol & Buel Warden. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Embracing Hospice, 2160 Fountain Drive, Snellville, GA 30078, or Third Creek Presbyterian Church, 2055 Third Creek Church Road, Cleveland, NC 27013. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, 120 Scenic Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770/963-2411, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.
Daisy Rowe Gibson, 93, of Snellville, formerly of Monroe, died March 28, 2007. A native of Walton County, she resided in Snellville where she made a difference in many children's lives in her work at church, nurseries and day care in her home. She was a charter member of White Oak Baptist Church, Lilburn. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday in White Oak Baptist Church. Rev. Danny Odum will officiate. Private interment services will be held. She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law: Sylvia (Tim) Still of Lawrenceville and Ellie (Jack) Petty of Snellville; son: Lee Ben Gibson of Avondale Estates; brother: Thomas Rowe of Austell; 6 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of 71 years, C. E. (Ed) Gibson and a son, LeDolf Gibson. Memorials may be made to White Oak Baptist Church, 1352 Martin Nash Rd., Lilburn, GA 30047. Arthur Bowick, Inc. Funeral Directors, Monroe, GA.
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E. Kathleen Dewitt, age 78, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away March 30, 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.*
Raymond L. Jones, Sr., age 84, of Tucker, GA, died Friday morning, March 30, 2007. Arrangements are pending with the Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, 770-564-2726.*