Mr. Harris Denham, 82, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2007 at the family residence. Graveside services were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 7, at Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens in Thomson with sons-in-law Sheldon Boggs and Alvin Messer presiding.
Clarence H. Manly, Jr.
LTC Clarence H. "Dick" Manly, Jr., entered into rest on Thursday, July 5, 2007. Graveside services with Military Honors was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 7 in Westover Memorial Park with Rev. Brett Legg and Emily Wyatt officiating.
Dr. Weems R. Pennington, Sr.
Weems Rufus Pennington, Sr., 89, beloved Lincoln County physician, entered into rest Wednesday, June 27, at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Georgia after a long illness. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 29 at the Lincolnton United Methodist Church with Rev. Dave Hinson officiating.
Alice Ashmore Sanders
Mrs. Alice Ashmore Sanders, 99, entered into rest on Friday, June 29, 2007 at Plymouth Nursing Home. Graveside service were held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, at Double Branches Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. David Inglett officiating.
Albert Daniel Dain
Mr. Albert Daniel Dain, 83, husband of the late Pauline Hatton Dain of Savannah Lakes Village, entered into rest Friday, July 20, 2007 at the residence. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 25 at Rees Funeral Home with Rev. Dick Albert officiating.
Joy Williford Holz
Mrs. Joy Williford Holz, 51, of North Augusta, S.C., entered into rest on Monday, July 16, 2007 at her residence. A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 22, at First Assembly of God with Revs. Terry Bonds and Lanis Lewis officiating.
Mary Lois Hogan Reid
Mary Lois Hogan Reid, 93, entered into rest July 27, 2007.
Funeral services were held at 12 noon on Saturday, August 4 at Tabernacle Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Lacy officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Ms. Reid was born August 29, 1913 to the late Linnie Gunby Hogan and Hogie Hogan in Lincolnton. She was educated in the Lincoln County School System and later certified by the state of Georgia as an educator. She married the late William Hubert Reid in 1936. They were married for 46 years and had eight children.
She was a faithful and dedicated worker not only at Tabernacle but churches throughout Lincoln County. She served the Lord in many capacities such as Sunday school teacher, first female Sunday School Superintendent in Lincoln County, director of vacation bible school, Women's Mission, choir member, director of the children's choir, trustee and a member of the Mother's Board.
Survivors include eight children, Deacon Hubert Reid of Atlanta, Ga., Edward Reid of Lincolnton, Robert Reid (Mary) of Lincolnton, Margaret Irene Stidom of Lincolnton, Gladys Reid of Miami, Fla., Monroe Reid (Regina) of Lincolnton, Shirley Martin of Lithia Springs, Ga., and Claudine Noel of Lithia Springs; two sisters, Lila Dunn of Lincolnton and Marvenia Hogan of Pasaaic, NJ; one sister-in-law, Marion Hawes of Augusta, Ga.; 27 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; three greatgreat grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Pallbearers were grandsons. Honorary pallbearers were deacons. Flower ladies were Roszell Bennett, Martha Curry, Shavonne Fuller, Liz Kennedy, Brenda Reid and Frances Wilder.
Norris W. Gunby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Sadie Goldman Lever
Ms. Sadie Goldman Lever of Augusta, Ga., entered into rest on August 3, 2007. Funeral services were held at Poteet Funeral Home, South Chapel, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 6. Committal services followed in the family plot at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Vivian Murphy Pounds
Mrs. Vivian Murphy Pounds, 77, of Augusta, Georgia entered into rest August 12, 2007 at Augusta Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. No services are planned. Mrs. Pounds was a member of First Southern Methodist Church of Augusta.
Guerry Steve Simcox, 60, entered into rest on Sunday, July 29, 2007. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, August 1 at Williams Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Al O'Quinn, Larry Waldrip and Michael Woodham officiating. Interment followed in Baldwin Memorial Gardens.
Melvin Groves Leverett
Melvin Groves Leverett, 68, of McCormick, S.C., entered into rest on Monday, August 13, 2007.
A memorial service was held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15 at Jones Chapel in Lincolnton.
Mr. Leverett was born in Willington, S.C. He was the son of Grace Lawton Moore of Augusta, Ga. and the late Lum Leverett, Sr. He was a retired welder and construction worker and loved playing the guitar with friends, working on clocks and taking care of his Boston terrier, Gyp.
Survivors include two sisters, Sally Leverett Spikes of Augusta and Evelyn Leverett Lawton of McCormick; one brother, Lum Leverett, Jr. of Augusta; and three children, Tammy Howard of Greenwood, S.C., Wayne Lawton and Debbie Deason, both of McCormick; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a special friend and neighbor, Brenda Crump.
Strom Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Lawrence (Larry) Richard Jones, age 57, of Auburn, died April 13, 2003. Arrangements handled by Smith Funeral Home, Winder. (770)867-4553.
Mr. Bruce W. Beachy, age 48, of Buford died April 13, 2003. He is survived by his Wife of 21 yrs.: Mrs. Nancy Beachy of Buford, GA; Son: Mr. Jason Beachy; Daughters: Miss Melissa Beachy and Miss Hannah Beachy, all of Buford; Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Bob (Doris) Beachy of Snellville, GA; Brothers: Rob and Rosi Beachy of Prior Lake, MN, Keith and Suzanne Beachy of Penn Valley, CA; Father In Law: Clyde and Shirley Hall of Quincey, FLA; Mother In Law: Mrs. Martha Hall of Blythwood, South Carolina; Several Aunts and Uncles, Nieces and Nephews, Cousins. Mr. Beachy was a native of Atlanta, GA. He was a 1972 Graduate of Cross Keys High School, Atlanta, GA. He was employed with General Electric for the past 28 years. He was of Presbyterian faith. Memorial service will be held on Friday, April 18, 2003 at 2 P.M. at Buford Presbyterian Church with Rev. William A. Crosland and Rev. Caroline Kelly officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Bruce W. Beachy Children’s Education Fund or to Peachtree Christian Hospice, 3430 Duluth Park Lane, Duluth, GA 30096 in memory of Bruce W. Beachy. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 6 P.M. to 9 P.M. Arrangements by Flanigan Funeral Home, Buford, GA. (770)932-1133.
FRADL, JEFFREY P.
Jeffrey Peter Fradl, age 41 of Duluth, died April 12, 2003. A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday April 16, 2003 at Duluth First United Methodist Church, with Rev. Matthew Mitchell officiating. Mr. Fradl was a native of Lakewood, OH. He is survived by: Wife: Chris Fradl, Duluth; Mother: Daphne Fradl, Alpharetta; Daughter: Heather Fradl, Marietta. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions may be made to The Link, 348 Mt. Vernon Rd., Atlanta, GA 30328. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth Chapel. (770)476-2535.
FOWLER, CLAUDIA S.
Mrs. Claudia Sargent Fowler, age 80 of Jefferson, GA. passed away on Saturday. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA 706-367-5467.
Anna Bailey, age 19, of Lawrenceville, died Saturday April 12, 2003. Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday April 16, 2003 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Larry Wynn will officiate. Interment will follow at Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery, Dacula, Georgia. A student at Georgia State University in Atlanta Ms. Bailey was a member of the Hebron Baptist Church. She is survived by: Parents: John W. and Donna L. Bailey, Lawrenceville; Brother: Jonathan R. Bailey, Lawrenceville; Paternal Grandmother: Sue Bailey, Knoxville, TN.; Maternal Grandmother: Joyce C. LaPier, New Hope, AL.; Several Aunts, Uncles and Cousins also survive. In lieu of flowers the family ask that contributions may be made to the Hebron Baptist Church Building Fund 202 Hebron Church Road, Dacula, Georgia 30019. The family will receive friends on Tuesday April 15, 2003 from 6:00 until 9:00 P.M. at Tim Stewart Funeral Home 300 Simonton Road Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. 770-962-3100.
BAKER, WILLIAM F.
William Francis Baker, Jr., age 50, of Lawrenceville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2003. He is survived by his: Wife: Melanie Wilson Baker; Children: Giles Patrick Baker, William Ryan Baker, Heather Nicole Baker all of Lawrenceville, GA; Mother: Louise D. Baker of Aiken, SC; Sisters: Veronica Sciacca, Jody Millar both of Atlanta, GA, Sue Reynolds of Aiken, SC. A native of Gainesville, FL, William was a Loving Husband, Father, Son, Brother and Friend. He was employed with EMS Technologies in Norcross, GA for 22 years as a Project Engineer. A Funeral service will be held at 3:30 P.M. on Tuesday, April 15, 2003 at Wages and Son Gwinnett Chapel. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until service time at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville 770-277-4550.
BALDWIN, YVONNE NELL
Yvonne Nell Baldwin, age 69, of Lawrenceville, died Saturday April 12, 2003. Memorial services will be held 2:00 P.M. Tuesday April 15, 2003 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Steve Bolen will officiate. She is survived by: Husband: John Neal Baldwin, Lawrenceville; Children: Sheryl A. Baldwin and Ron Moore, Jacksonville Beach, FL, Gary M. Baldwin, Lawrenceville, Sheila E. and Kenneth Tullis, Lawrenceville; Grandchildren: Jonathan, Lauren, Dustin, Max, Curtis, Abigail, Chloe. A native of Dallas, Texas, Mrs. Baldwin was a homemaker. Flowers will be accepted or in lieu of flowers the family ask that contributions be made to the St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital P. O. Box 1000 / Department 300 Memphis, Tennessee 38148 in memory of Yvonne Nell Baldwin. The family will receive friends on Tuesday April 15, 2003 from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M. at Tim Stewart Funeral Home 300 Simonton Road Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045. 770-962-3100.
DAVIS, NAOMI COOPER
Naomi Cooper Davis, age 78, of Loganville, died April 13, 2003. Arrangements by Eternal Hills Funeral Home, Snellville 770-972-3155.
JOHNSON, RAYMOND E.
Mr. Raymond Edward Johnson, age 75, of Loganville, Ga., died Friday, April 11, 2003. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Loganville 770-466-1544.
Patricia Anne Kaplan, age 76 of Snellville, GA, died April 12, 2003. She is survived by: Daughter & Son-in-law: Susan & William R. Paul, Jr. of Snellville; Sons & Daughters-in-law: John R. & Judy R. Schotanus of Mechanicsville, MD, Mark A. & Georgia Schotanus of Antioch, TN; Sister: Stella Feagle of Stone Mountain; Brother: Pete Burke of Gainesville; Grandchildren: Samuel Edgar Leach of Lusby MD, John Wesley Hamilton of Tampa, FL, Joshua Dean Schotanus of Mechanicsville, MD, Amanda Gayle Schotanus of Antioch, TN, Deborah Fields & Doug Sharp both of Nashville, TN, Kenneth Sharp of Powell, TN, Greg Schotanus of Chicago IL, Brian Nathaniel Wilen Centerville, Heather Ruth Chasman of Atlanta, & Scott Zachary Wilen of Loganville; Great Grandchildren: Blair Samuel Leach, Gabriella Sophia Leach, Carmen Suits, Jesse Fields & Amber Sharp. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 15, 2003 at 11 am at Wages Snellville Chapel. Interment White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Duluth. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel. (770)979-3200
LEMKE, CLAUD E.
Claud Eugene Lemke, Jr., age 88, of Snellville, Georgia died April 14, 2003. He was born on March 26, 1915 in Atlanta, Georgia the son of the late Claude Eugene and Ruth Freeman Lemke. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Florine Lewis Lemke; daughters Virginia L. Howell and husband Harold Howell of Snellville, GA, Claudia L. Thomas of Snellville, GA, Mary Frances Lemke of Atlanta, GA; son Ritter Eugene Lemke of Gainesville, GA; grandchildren Melanie Cohen and husband Marc Cohen of Irmo, South Carolina, Christian Thomas and wife Lauren Thomas of Lawrenceville, GA, Trenton Thomas of Snellville, GA, Melissa Joy Howell of Lawrenceville, GA, and David M. Howell of Snellville, GA; great-grandchildren Devon and Caleb Thomas of Lawrenceville, GA, sisters Bettie Parks and husband Charles Parks of Atlanta, GA, and Ottilie Norrell of Calhoun, GA; and several nieces and nephews. He was a loving and loyal husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. He was a member of Snellville United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Adult Bible Class and the Primetimers. He was a veteran of World War II serving as a Chief Petty Officer with the U.S. Navy Seabees. He served on the Atlanta Fire Department for 44 years and retired in 1977 as a Deputy Chief. Funeral Services will be held at 3 PM Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at Snellville United Methodist Church, Snellville, Georgia with Dr. David B. Jones officiating. Members of the Adult Bible Class of Snellville United Methodist Church and retired and present members of the Atlanta Fire Department are asked to serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 15, 2003 from 2-4 PM and 6-9 PM at Wages Snellville Chapel. Those desiring may make donations to the Snellville UMC Building Fund, in memory of Claud Eugene Lemke. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel. (770)979-3200.
Larry Swords, age 59, of Winder, died April 13, 2003. Arrangements handled by Smith Funeral Home, Winder. (770)867-4553.
MCINTYRE, ANDREW HOOD
Mr. Andrew Hood McIntyre passed from this life on June 5, 2003 at the age of 98. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday June 7, 2003 at Bill Head Funeral Home Duluth Chapel with Rev. C.E. Cates and Dr. Robert Powers officiating. Interment Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery. Mr. McIntyre was born in Whitfield County Dalton, GA on Feb. 15, 1905. In his younger life he worked on the railroad as a fireman in Texas. He lost his job due to the depression, but never lost his love for trains and as artist drew and painted many train pictures. He lived in Atlanta until he retired from Nabisco and moved to Duluth to be near his children. Mr. McIntyre was very active in his church life as a lay preacher and teacher. He had a wonderful voice as a soloist. He jointed Trinity UMC later in his life and was a very faithful and dear member. He is survived by: Daughter & Son-in-law: Shirley & Harold Gravitt; Son & Daughter-in-law: Bob & Sue McIntyre; Grandchildren: Renee, Scott & Connie Gravitt; Niece: Judith Mathis.
Michael Monaco age 86 of Dacula died Friday, June 6, 2003 at Peachtree Christian Hospice. Arrangements by Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. (770)945-6924. www.hamiltonmillchapel.com
Dorothy Lee Potts Dunkleberger, age 63 of Lilburn, died Saturday June 7, 2003. Arrangements announced later by the Bill Head Funeral Homes. Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. (770)564-2726
Virginia Van Vleck Walton, 85, of Lilburn died Saturday, June 7, 2003. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes. Lilburn/Tucker. Chapel. (770)564-2726
CROW, JERRY L.
Jerry Lee Crow, 60, of Loganville, died Friday June 6, 2003. The funeral will be at 11 am Monday June 9, 2003 at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. Burial will be held in Eternal Hills Memory Gardens, Snellville. A native of North Carolina, Mr. Crow owned Lilburn Upholstery. Survivors include: Wife, Olivia (Liz) Crow, Loganville. Son: Greg Crow, Lilburn. Daughter: Gina Crow, Norcross. Brother: Benny Crow, Hickory, NC. Sister: Sue Crow Hester, Cherryville, NC. Several nieces & nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Sunday at Bill Head Funeral Home. Lilburn/Tucker Chapel (770)564-2726
DORSEY, SARAH FRANCES
Sarah Frances Dorsey, age 80 of Loganville, GA died June 5, 2003. She is survived by: Daughters: Tansie Dorsey of Loganville; Tammy Davidson of Lawrenceville; Sons: Harold Dorsey of Loganville; Roy Dorsey of Birmingham, AL; William Dorsey of Loganville; 7 Grandchildren, 3 Great Grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 8, at 2pm at Wages Snellville Chapel with Pastor Tom and Rev. Hammonds officiating. Interment Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday form 2 until 4 and 6 until 9pm at the funeral home. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200.
Eugene Gaines age 79 of Royston, GA., passed away on Friday. Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, GA. (706)367-5467
Lula McKinzie Spruill, age 76 of Snellville, died Saturday June 7, 2003. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Monday June 9, 2003 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. James Howard Spruill will officiate. Interment will follow at the Melwood Cemetery in Stone Mountain. Mrs. Spruill was a member of the White Oak Baptist Church in Snellville. She is survived by: Children: Larry D. and Olivia Spruill; Dacula.
Lyvonne S. and Don Burcher; Alpharetta. Grandchildren: Frank M. Spruill, Larry T. Spruill, and Donna Burcher. Great Grandchildren: Brittany, Rachel and Kennedy. The family will receive friends on Sunday June 8, 2003 from 2 until 4 and 6 until 9pm at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, GA., 30045. (770)962-3100
FERGUSON, SARAH B.
Sara Baugh Ferguson, age 81, died June 5, 2003 surrounded by her family. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, June 10 at 11:00 am at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Kenon Lee Ferguson Suwanee, Ga., daughter, Donna Meyers-Purry, son-in-law, Joel E. Purry, granddaughters, Shannon, and Lindsay Meyers of Jacksonville, FL., brother Henry F. Baugh, sister-in-law, Betty D. Baugh of Anniston, AL., nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was a 43 year member of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church and a life time member of St. Elizabeth, St. Ann's chapter. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Needlepoint Guild, St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church. Cremation Society of Georgia. 404-355-7627.
LUFFMAN, JACK B.
Mr. Jack B. Luffman age 92 of Stone Mountain died June 7, 2003. He was born in the City of Resaca, GA. Mr. Luffman was preceded in death by his parents Furman and Emma Brookshire Luffman and his wife, Ruth Mullinax Luffman. Survivors are: sons, Paul Luffman of Loganville, Larry Luffman of Stone Mountain, and Jerry Luffman of Marietta. Sister, Sue Luffman of Waycross. 9 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren. Mr. Luffman was a retired machinist with Southern Spring and Bed Company. Family will receive friends Sunday from 2-4 and 6-9 at the funeral home. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Monday June 9, 2003 at Smith's Memory Chapel. Interment will be at 3:00 Monday at Cassville Cemetery.