Laura H. McCracken, age 96, of Lawrenceville, GA, formerly of Murfreesboro, TN entered into rest on Saturday, October 24, 2009. She is survived by two daughters and their spouses, Linda & John Barnard, Barbara & Hugh May all of Lawrenceville, GA; grandchildren, Tommy & Marsha Barnard, Johnny & Holly Barnard, Christi Barnard, Dicky & Diane May and Grandson-in-law, Van Farrell, great grandchildren, Melissa & Michael May, Megan & Will Farrell, Sumner & Cooper Barnard, Hannah & Amelia Barnard; sister, Mary Simmons of Cleveland, TN. Mrs. McCracken was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Dwight Higley McCracken; granddaughter, Kathie Farrell and 4 brothers. Mrs. McCracken was born on July 9, 1913 to Arrie Mittie Hornaday Hall and William A. Hall. She was a Homemaker and faithful member of the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville and the Joy Class. She treasured her family and enjoyed living in Lawrenceville to be close to them. The Service Celebrating the Life of Mrs. McCracken will be held Monday, October 26, 2009 at 1:00P.M. at the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville with Dr. Davis Chappell officiating. The Joy Class will serve as an Honorary Escort. Interment will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 1:00PM(ET) at the Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN (Lookout Mountain). The family will receive friends after the church service in the Fellowship Hall for a reception. Those desiring may make donations to The Gibson Wing, c/o First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville, 395 West Crogan St., Lawrenceville, GA 30045. Condolences may be sent or viewed at Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Lawrenceville, GA 770-963-2411 is in charge of arrangements.