Mr. Greg Earls, age 59, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, October 22, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Ann Earls; mother, Jeanette Earls Long; fathers, Charles Long and Chuck Ira Bush; brother, Stymie Bush. He is survived by his sons, Ira Gregory Earls II, Buford, GA, Julius Jamal Earls, Buford, GA and Jamie Cooper, Buford, GA; sisters, Phyllis Long, Buford, GA, Jackie Sadler, Gainesville, GA, Grace Ann Bush, Flowery Branch, GA and Lawanda Terry, Lawrenceville, GA; brothers, Charles Nelson Long, Chattanooga, TN, Barry Long, Buford, GA and Bruce Long, Hoschton, GA; nine grandchildren; aunts and uncle, Gail and Charles Smith, Buford, GA, Inez Earls, Philadelphia, PA and Ethel Earls, Philadelphia, PA; uncles and aunts, Harley Bennett, Buford, GA, Tyrone and Betty Sue Earls, Buford, GA and Felton and Jackie Earls, Savannah, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Earls was born March 13, 1953 in Buford, GA. He was a graduate of Buford High School in Buford, GA. He was a machine operator for Roher Co. in Buford, GA and he had also worked for Lovable Co. in Buford, GA for twenty-four years. He was a member of Poplar Hill Baptist Church in Buford, GA. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Poplar Hill Baptist Church with Pastor Avery Headd officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.