Dan Harold Minyard, formerly of Snellville Georgia passed away Thursday May 24th, 2007. He is survived by his wife, Doris, as well as his sons and their families, Dan of Snellville, Richard of Auburn, and Randall of Lawrenceville. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 26th, 2007 at Liberty Baptist Church in Toccoa Georgia.
James Wilbur Barnes, Sr., age 96 of Braselton, GA, died Friday, May 25, 2007. A Graveside Service will be held Sunday, May 27, 2007 at 3:00 P.M. at Crest Lawn Memorial Park, Atlanta, GA. Rev. Charles Gilliland will officiate. The Family will receive friends Saturday, May 26, 2007 from 5 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home. Mr. Barnes is survived by his sons, James W. Barnes, Jr., Crawford, FL, Jack H. Barnes, Braselton, GA, Bob Barnes, Walter H. Barnes, Lanny Barnes, Statham, GA, Dan Barnes, Lufkin, TX, Dennis Barnes, Lavonia, GA; 23 Grandchildren; 20 Great Grandchildren; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. Mr. Barnes was a life long resident of metro Atlanta area and lived in Braselton the past 17 years. He was retired from the commercial elevator installation industry and was of the Baptist Faith. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com.
Susan Beals Young, age 42 of Hoschton, GA, died Friday, May 25, 2007 after an extended illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, 770-945-6924, www.hamiltonmillchapel.com.*
Mrs. Helen Henderson Bowers, 83, of Lawrenceville, Ga., passed away at Peachtree Christian Hospice, Duluth, Ga. on Tuesday May 22, 2007, after a courageous battle with cancer. An inspiration to us all, she is now with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She leaves behind to cherish her memory: Daughter and son-in-law Vicki and Leonard Lowe of Suwanee, Ga.; Grandson Stephen Lowe, his wife Stephanie and great-grandchild Ethan. Grandson Brian Lowe, his wife Melinda and great-grandchildren, Chandler and Weston. Daughter and son-in-law Milana and Russ Myers of Daytona Beach, Fl., step-grandchildren Scott Myers, Michelle and Drew Gaden and their son, Logan. Daughter and son-in-law Kathy and Richard Larsen of Tyrone, Ga.; Grandsons Alex and Austin Larsen. Additional survivors include her sister and brother-in-law Diana and Roy Johnson of Landrum, SC, and niece Rebecca and Phillip Allison of Forrest City, NC; as well as numerous church family and specials friends. Beloved Kitty, Jonah, has been adopted by Lynne and Larry Pata. Celebration of Life service for Mrs. Bowers will be held Sunday May 27, 2007, at 6:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Lilburn. Mrs. Susan Rumble will be officiating. Honoring her service to the United States Navy during WWII, interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Fl. and officiated by the Reverend John Downing, College Road Baptist Church, Ocala, Fl. at a later date. Special thanks to the staff at Peachtree Christian Hospice for their tender care. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Helen Bowers to Peachtree Christian Hospice, Duluth, Ga.; First Baptist Church of Lilburn, Lilburn, Ga.; or the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
Lila J. "Mamaw" Jacobus, age 95 of Lawrenceville, GA died May 24, 2007. She is survived by her children, Roderic L. and Bonnie Jacobus, Sr. of Littleton, CO and Judith Ann Britt of Lawrenceville; sister, Harriet Nyquist of Grandville, MI; grandchildren, Roderic L. Jacobus, Jr, Greg and Valerie Adams, Jill S. and Steve Wapelhorst, Jeffrey Britt, Tracey and David George, Kelly Britt; 7 great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Sunday, May 27 at 2pm at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens with Rev. Larry Wynn officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 until 8:30pm at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 770/979/3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com.
Debra Williams Moore, age 50 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2007. Funeral Services will be held 3 PM Sunday, May 27, 2007 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Jerry Scarbrough will officiate. Mrs. Moore is survived by Husband: Jerry Moore; Children: Jason & Tiffany Moore, Hoschton, Jenny & Brian Gore, Suwanee, Tasha Moore, Sugar Hill, Drew Moore, Lawrenceville; Mother: Frances Williams; Sisters: Edna Duncan, Brenda Dutton, Penny Brock, all of Lawrenceville, Terri Pratt, Gillsville; Grandchildren: Emily & Katelyn Moore; Several Nieces & Nephews. Family will receive friends 2-4 PM and 6-9 PM Saturday, May 26 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com.
Mary Frances Nelson, age 85 of Lawrenceville, died May 24, 2007. Arrangements pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Duluth Chapel, 770-476-2535.*
Donna Marie (Kennard) Wadford, age 52, of Lawrenceville, died Thursday, May 24, 2007. Funeral Mass will be held 11:00AM Monday, May 28, 2007 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Father Kevin Hargarden will serve as Celebrant. A loving Daughter, Mother & Grandmother, Ms. Wadford is preceded in death by: Daughter, Julie Wadford & Father, John A. Kennard. Ms. Wadford is survived by: Mother: Mary Ann Kennard, Lawrenceville; Children: Robert Wadford, Jennifer Wadford, John Wadford, Christina Wadford & Caitlin Wadford, all of Lawrenceville; Brothers & Sisters-in-law: Bill & Pat Kennard, Phoenix, Arizona; Tim & Beth Kennard, Oakwood; Grandchildren: Shea Wadford, Aleana Wadford, Deanna Wadford, Mia Wadford & Celia Wadford. Family will receive friends from 4:00PM - 8:00PM, Sunday, May 27, 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.
Bobby Ralph Freeman, age 53 of Loganville, died Friday, May 25, 2007. Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, Georgia 30052, 770-466-1544. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .*