Mrs. Dorothy D. " Dot" Thornhill Royston, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, November 29, 2008. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas J. Royston, Jr. She is survived by her: sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Debby Royston, Buford, GA and Danny Eric and Barbara Royston, Buford, GA; grandchildren, Brian Royston, Atlanta, GA, Nikki Royston, Buford, GA, and Thad and Emily Joiner, Hoschton, GA; two great grandchildren, Thad "Trac" Joiner, and Mia Elizabeth Joiner; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Edwin Floyd, Buford, GA and Opal and Ralph Mullinax, Buford, GA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Royston was born September 1, 1927 in Gwinnett County, GA. She was a homemaker. She attended Zion Hill Baptist Church in Buford, GA. Graveside service will be held on Monday, December 1, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Duluth, GA with Rev. Danny Newbern officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133,