Mr. Billy Harry Anderson, age 69, of Buford, GA, passed away on Sunday, May 13, 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.*
June S. Harber, age 77, of Buford, GA, died Sunday, May 13, 2007 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2007 at 4:00 PM at Campus Church of Christ, Norcross, GA. Mr. Jodi Vickery will officiate. Mrs. Harber will lie in state at the church from 3-4 PM. The Family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 15, 2007 from 6-9 PM at the funeral home. The Family request in lieu of flowers contributions be made to Georgia Agape, Inc., 3094 Mercer University Dr., Chamblee, GA 30341. Mrs. Harber is survived by her Husband of 56 years, Gene Harber, Buford; Daughter and Son in-law, Denise and Phil Helms, Duluth; Daughter, Rene' Melson, Duluth; Son and Daughter in-law, Tal and Mary Beth Harber, Buford; Grandchildren, Angie and Mike Ballenger, Jamie and Glen Huff, Presley Melson, Cameron Melson, Trey Harber, Stephen Harber and David Harber; 1 Brother and 2 Sisters. Mrs. Harber was a native of Prattville, AL and lived most of her life in metro Atlanta. She was a homemaker and a member of Campus Church of Christ, Norcross. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com.
CORAL SPRINGS, FL
Mildred Naomi Turner, 82, of Coral Springs, Fla., formerly of Atlanta, died at home on April 24, 2007 after a long illness. Mrs. Turner was born on March 5, 1925 in Tallapoosa, Ga. to the late John Barton and Carrie Speights Hansard. She attended business college in Atlanta and worked at Atlanta Fixture & Sales until she married her sweetheart, Ray Shelton Turner, Sr., on October 2, 1945. After raising their three children, Mrs. Turner, went back into the business world and brilliantly picked up where she left off. She worked in the offices of the now closed Ellman's (Service Merchandise) and Bell's Craft Stores until her retirement in 1990. She is survived by her son, Ray Shelton Turner, Jr., Ellijay; daughters, Carol Moseley, Braselton, and Gayle MacGregor, Coral Springs, Fla.; one sister, Hazel Griffith, Covington; and one brother, William L. Hansard, Lithia Springs; five grandchildren and ten great grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends. A memorial service will be held May 18, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at the New Liberty United Methodist Church, 26 Charlie Smith Road, Braselton, Ga. 30517. Marty Byars will deliver the eulogy. Guests will be received at the home of John & Carol Moseley, 192 Royal Crest Dr., Braselton, Ga. 30517 following the service. Memorial contributions to Mildred Naomi Turner may be mailed to VITAS Hospice Charity Fund, 100 South Biscayne Blvd., Suite 1500, Miami, Fla. 33131 or call 1-305-350-6978. Online contributions - vitaschairityfund.org. Byars Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements, 678-455-5815. Online condolences can be made at www.byarsfuneralhome.com .
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson, Georgia, announces the death of Mr. Tommy Wood, age 52 of Hoschton, Georgia, who died Monday, May 14, 2007. Funeral services will be announced by Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson ,Georgia, 706-367-5467.*
Lorraine McCaffrey, age 82, of Lawrenceville, died May 13, 2007. Arrangements pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.*
Mr. Henry Emil Schwager, age 86, beloved and faithful husband of 52 years, father, and grandfather (Opa) went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 12, 2007. Born October 3rd, 1920 to Emil and Louise Schwager in Germany. He immigrated to the US with his parents when he was 8 years old, residing in New Jersey for over 70 years. He served in the US Air Force during WWII in Italy and Africa. He retired in 1988 as an engineering technician after 34 years of service to the M&M Mars Company in Hackettstown, NJ. He was gifted in and enjoyed home repair and improvement and helping others. He loved flying and had his private pilot's license. He was an active member of Bethlehem Church in Randolph, NJ for almost 40 years, and upon moving to Georgia in 1999, has been a faithful member of Collins Hill Baptist Church, Lawrenceville. Henry was also a longtime active member of the Gideon's International. His love and the memory of his life will be cherished forever by his family and friends. Those left to cherish his memory are: his beloved wife, Ruth Schwager, his son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Laurie Schwager, their children, Jared and Rebecca, his daughter and son-in-law, Irene and Paul Daunno, and their daughter, Sarah. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 15th, from 2-4PM and 6-8PM at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Rd., Lawrenceville, GA 30046. Funeral services officiated by Pastor Billy Driskell will be held on Wednesday, May 16th, 2007, at 11 AM at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home Chapel. Burial Gwinnett Memorial Park. Flowers accepted or memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .
Ruth Jackson Davenport, age 93, of Norcross, GA, passed away May 13, 2007. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.*
Merritt N. Slaton, age 68, of Norcross, died May 14, 2007. Arrangements pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.*
Wayne McDowell, age 75, of Stone Mountain, GA, passed away May 12, 2007. Arrangements by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .
Edna Farmer Wesley, age 90, of Stone Mountain, died Friday, May 13, 2007. She is survived by daughters, Mrs. Dorthy J. Moon & husband, James E. Moon of Lawrenceville, Ms. Marie B. New of Stone Mountain, Ms. Mary A. Mills of Stone Mountain, Mrs. Joyce Hewatt & husband, Glen Hewatt of Loganville; Son, Marvin H. Wesley Jr. and Bonnie Dasher, of Lawrenceville. Also surviving, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services Wednesday, May 16, 2007 at 2:00 pm at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel with Rev. Terry Briscoe officiating. Interment to follow at Rock Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Wages & Sons, 770-469-9811.
Sallie M. Smith, age 70, of Suwanee, GA, passed away May 13, 2007. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, Norcross, GA, 770-448-5757.*