Mr. James Erman Frix, age 81, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2008. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Grace Patterson Frix. He is survived by his: sons and daughter-in-law, Hullon and Debbie Frix, Flowery Branch, GA and Wayne Frix, Buford, GA; special daughters-in-law, Dianne Frix, Buford, GA and Wanda Bragg, Buford, GA; grandchildren, Tracy Frix Brogdon, Buford, GA, Brandy Frix Hutchins, Flowery Branch, GA, Jamie Frix Cofer, Flowery Branch, GA and Tabitha Frix, Buford, GA; great grandchildren, Brett Hutchins, Jake Brogdon, Blake Hutchins, and Madison Grace Cofer; brothers and sister-in-law, Will Frix, Cumming, GA, Mark and Betty Frix, Dawsonville, GA; sisters-in-law, Claudia Frix, Cumming, GA, Marine Frix, Cumming, GA, Joyce Frix, Cumming, GA, and Mary Ballew, Buford, GA; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jerry and Joann Patterson, Buford, GA and James and Rosemary Patterson, Buford, GA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Frix was born April 23, 1927 in Pickens County, GA. He was a veteran of the U. S. Marines. He was a retired design engineer. He was a member and a deacon of New Hope Baptist Church in Sugar Hill, GA. Funeral service will be held on Friday, December 19, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Akins officiating. Interment will follow in Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 1:00 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.