Mr. Elmer F. Ethridge, age 87, of Hoschton, GA passed away on Friday, June 11, 2010. He is survived by: wife of sixty-two years, Betty Cowart Ethridge, Hoschton, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda Sue and Dan Cole, Morrow, GA, Pat and Ron Peavy, Hoschton, GA and Elaine and Jerry Chalmers, Buford, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Peggy Ethridge, Buford, GA and Anthony and Lygia Ethridge, Lawrenceville, GA; ten grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; sister, Dot E. Hambrick, Duluth, GA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Ethridge was born February 16, 1923 in Ellenwood, GA. He was a U. S. Army veteran. He was a founding member of the Duluth American Legion Post No. 251. He was a retired line supervisor from General Motors Assembly Plant in Doraville, GA with 29 and a 1/2 years of service and a member of the U. A. W. Local 10. He was of the Baptist Faith. Memorial service will be held on Monday, June 14, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Buice officiating. Interment will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Peachtree Memorial Park in Norcross, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 5:00 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 .