Mr. Dewey “Alton” Tribble, age 80, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2009. He was preceded in death by: granddaughter, Alicia Griffeth King; parents, George and Janie Langley Tribble; sister, Frances Tribble Hill; and brother, J. B. Tribble. He is survived by: wife of fifty-seven years, Fern Wheeler Tribble, Sugar Hill, GA; daughters and son-in-law, Debbie Tribble Ryder, Sugar Hill, GA and Kimberly and Shawn Landers, Sugar Hill, GA; grandchildren, Bart Griffeth, Jarred Landers, Jesse Landers, and Sydney Landers; great grandson, Austin King; sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Bobby Jones, Thomson, GA; sister-in-law, Doris Johnson Tribble, Jacksonville, FL; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Tribble was born July 16, 1929 in Gwinnett County, GA. He was a 1949 graduate of Sugar Hill High School in Sugar Hill, GA. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army where he was a Master Sergeant and retired after thirty years of service. He was also retired from General Motors Assembly Plant in Doraville, GA after thirty years of service and was a member of U. A. W. Local 10. He was a member of the Buford American Legion Post 127. Mr. Tribble was a member of Sugar Hill First Baptist Church in Sugar Hill, GA. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Sudderth officiating. Interment will follow in Sugar Hill Cemetery in Sugar Hill, GA with military honors. The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Shawn Landers, Jarred Landers, Jesse Landers, Bart Griffeth, F. Wayne Hill, and David Hill. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.