Cora Couch Robinson, age 97, of Atlanta, GA, formerly of Winder, GA, passed away May 27, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*
Stephen Muscsik, age 63, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away May 25, 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.*
Mrs. Mary Whitlock Edwards, age 57 of Jefferson, Georgia, died Saturday, May 26, 2007. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia, 706-367-5467.*
Rev. Finas A. Rooks, age 89, of Snellville, passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2007 of congested heart failure. An inspiration to us all, he is now with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. A loving Husband, Father, Brother, Grandfather & Great Grandfather, Mr. Rooks is preceded in death by Son: Donnie Rooks; Parents: Bob & Maude Rooks; Brothers: Quinton & S.G. Rooks. Mr. Rooks is survived by his wife of 69 years, Ruth Wallace Rooks; Son & Daughter-in-law: Dennis & Patsy Rooks; Daughter-in-law: Joyce Rooks; Grandchildren: Jan & Dan Sosebee, Todd & Allison Rooks, Joi Rooks, Donna Rooks & Amiee Rooks; Great Grandchildren: Daniel & Nan Sosebee, Dustin Sosebee & Aidan Rooks; Twin Sister: Inas Rooks Holcombe; Sisters & Brother-in-law: Bonnie Rooks Brown, Loraine & Ellis Patton & Dot Rooks Miller; Sister-in-law: Reba Rooks; Several Nieces and Nephews & Beloved little dog: Snickers. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at 11:00AM at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, Grayson, with Rev. Tommy L. Jordan, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at Gwinnett Memorial Gardens, Lawrenceville. Mr. Rooks touched many lives in his work profession of Greyhound Bus Driver, Manufacturing, Law Enforcement, a Baptist Pastor and a Mason for over 50 years. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Finas Rooks to the Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 370, Grayson, Georgia 30017. The Family would like to thank the staff of New London Health Care Nursing Home & Abbey Hospice for their outstanding support during Finas' last days. Family will receive friends from 1:00-4:00PM & 5:00-9:00PM on Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign the online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .
Mr. Michael Kerlik, III, age 47, of Sugar Hill, GA, and formerly of Akron, OH, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 23, 2007. He was a devoted husband and father and always made his family a priority. He loved his job and co-workers with H.H. Gregg Co. and his friends. He will be greatly missed. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Kerlik and mother-in-law, Judy Bailey. He is survived by his: Wife of 26 years: Mrs. Karen Bailey Kerlik, Sugar Hill, GA; Daughters: Melissa Kerlik, Sugar Hill, GA, Brittany Kerlik, Sugar Hill, GA; Father: Michael Kerlik, Jr., Akron, OH; Brother and Sister-in-Law: Matthew Scott and Judy Kerlik, Akron, OH; Nephew: Aaron Kerlik; Niece: Randi Graham; Great Niece: Alyssa Graham; Brother-in-Law and Sister-in-Law: Bruce and Kathy Bailey, Akron, OH; Father-in-Law: Bobby Bailey, Akron, OH; Numerous Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and Dear Friends; His Dog: C.J. Mr. Kerlik was born April 10, 1960 in Akron, OH. He was a 1978 graduate of Ellet High School, Akron, OH and a 1980 graduate of the University of Akron, OH where he received his Associate Degree in Sales Marketing. He was employed with the H.H. Gregg Company in Atlanta, GA and was vice president of sales and store operations in the Southern Division. He was an avid boater. He was a member of the Saint Mary Orthodox Church, Akron, OH. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Nancy Christensen and Rev. Paul Stoll officiating. Interment will follow in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Mr. E.L. "Mark" Fowler, age 81 of Winder, Georgia, died Sunday, May 27, 2007. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia, 706-367-5467.*
Johnnie Lou Magness, age 93, of Winder, GA, passed away May 26, 2007. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, 770-867-4553.*