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Linda M. Hilliard

Linda M. Hilliard, age 61 of Lawrenceville, passed away February 22, 2011 surrounded by her family. Memorial services will be held 10:00 AM, Friday, February 25, 2011 at Saint Lawrence ...

Melinda Locklear

Melinda Shelton Locklear, age 40, of Winder, GA passed away February 23, 2011. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 770-867-4553

Delores Wilson

Mrs. Delores "Dee" Wilson, 70, of Dacula, GA passed away February 22, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband Mr. Bill Wilson. She is survived by her sons ...

Harold Hanlin

Harold Hanlin, of Buford, GA, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 11, 2011. He was a wonderful husband, a loving father, and servant to all that knew him ...

George Roberts

George Benson Roberts, age 79 of Doraville, GA died February 22, 2011. Arrangements pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.

Nancy Sullivan

Nancy Sullivan, age 69 of Snellville, GA passed away February 22, 2011. Arrangements by Metro Embalming & Crematory, Inc., Conyers, GA 30013, 770-922-8182 www.metroembalming.com

Ollie Mae Gravitt

Ollie Mae Gravitt, age 88 of Duluth, GA died February 23, 2011. Arrangements pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.

James Mcdaniel

James Charles McDaniel, age 77 of Panama City Beach, FL formerly of Norcross died February 23, 2011. Arrangements pending with Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Duluth Chapel 770-476-2535.

Martha Summerlin

Mrs. Martha Summerlin age 89 of Buford, GA passed away on February 23, 2011. Service and Arrangements by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...

Lynn Eidson

Lynn Eidson, age 60, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, February 22, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Louise Timms. Survivors include her loving husband of ...

Richard Wilson

Richard Wilson passed away on February 21, 2011 at the age of 80. An Atlanta native, Richard served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Korea. He retired from the U.S ...

Joyce Mcbee

Joyce M. McBee, age 78, of Loganville, GA passed away February 22, 2011. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757

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