News for Friday, October 31, 2014



Melvin Martin

Melvin Martin, age 64, Buford, GA, passed away on October 29, 2014.

Erika Poole

Erika Maria Poole, age 81, of Loganville, GA, passed away October 29, 2014.

Timothy Griffin

Timothy Tim Anthony Griffin, age 83 of Norcross, GA peacefully passed away with family by his side on Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

James Hutson

Gloria Nelson, age 85, of Stone Mountain, GA, passed away October 19, 2014.

Mamie Lyons

Mamie Lou Lyons, age 74, of Cocoa, FL and formerly of Lawrenceville passed away Monday, October 27, 2014.

Joyce White

Mrs. Joyce R. White, age 67, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.

Dorothy Thomas

Dorothy Dot Frances Thomas, age 83, of Winder, passed away October 30, 2014.

Valentiu Lupu-Ripanu

Mr. Valentiu Lupu-Ripanu, age 49, of Lawrenceville passed away on Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

William Smith

Ret. Lt. Colonel William Holden Smith, age 85, of Macon, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away Thursday, October 30, 2014 at home after an extended illness.

Gillun Strickland

Gillun Marc Strickland, 62, of Loganville, passed away October 27, 2014.

John Sims, III.

John E. Sims, III., age 67, of Grayson, GA, passed away October 27, 2014.

Joe Wansley

Celebration of life services for Mr. Joe D. Wansley of Buford, Ga., will be held Saturday, November 1, 2014, 1:00 p.m., at Union Baptist Church, 251 Bona Road N.E., Buford, Ga.Rev. Dr. Kary Harris pastor and eulogist.