Saturday, May 11, 2013
The Tucker resident died this week at 96.
Elizabeth Cartier of Tucker died on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the age of 96. She was preceded in death by her husband Stanley, according to Georgia Obituaries. A funeral for family and friends will be held May 11, 2013 at noon in the Chapel of Floral Hills Funeral Home in Tucker with Rev. Nancy F. Lane officiating. Interment will follow at the Floral Hills Memory Gardens with her great-grandsons Hunter Gibson, Alex Gibson, Landon Hayes, Austin Hayes and Sam Manzo serving as pallbearers. Visitation for friends will begin at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at 250 Williams St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 or Children's Health Care of Atlanta at Children's Foundation, 1687 Tullie Circle NE, Atlanta…
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Private visitation takes place on Friday.
A memorial service for Gene Wise will be held on Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m. at the Tucker First United Methodist Church. He was a member of their Wesley Fellowship Sunday School class for over 40 years. Wise died on April 1 at the age of 87. He was a contributor to the Smoke Signal, the community newspaper for the Smoke Rise area. After serving in World War II, Wise studied Industrial Engineering at Georgia Tech and graduated in 1949. He was employed as a general contractor before becoming a commercial real estate broker. Wise was also involved with the DeKalb Republican Party. Patch reader Pam Heisler commented on the Smoke Rise Facebook page: "Gene was always so involved and such a caring person - he served as pretty much the "…
Monday, April 1, 2013
"One of a kind," say his friends.
A private ceremony will be held on April 6 for Marty Counts on the shore of the lake he loved and where he died in a boating mishap. The 47-year-old Tucker resident was reported missing on Feb. 11 after a nighttime fishing excursion on Lake Lanier alone on his boat, and his body was found five weeks later. The cause of death has not yet been established, according to Melissa Cummings of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division, but there was "no apparent trauma." She told Patch that "it does not appear that he fell and struck his head...but cannot yet rule out other health issues, such as a heart attack." Counts' close friend Vance Witt said, "it was an accident. He may have hit something." Witt said he often went out …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Blackwell will be buried with full military honors.
Tucker resident Sam Hoyte Blackwell will be remembered by family and friends at a funeral service this Saturday, Jan. 19 at Floral Hills. Blackwell, who was 92, died on Jan. 8 after a brief illness, according to the Ledger-Examiner of Columbus, Ga. where he grew up. A graduate of Georgia Tech, Blackwell served in the U.S. Naval Air Corps during World War II and earned the Distinguished Flying Cross. Visitation will be at Floral Hills in Tucker beginning at 9 a.m. with the funeral starting at 10:30 am. Interment with full military honors will be at Parkhill Cemetery, 4161 Macon Road in Columbus at 2:30 pm.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Local resident was 89.
The death of Eunice Felder Aukerman, 89, has been announced by the Times and Democrat. Ms. Aukerman died Wednesday, Oct. 17, at her home in Tucker. She was the daughter of the late Nelle Chambers Felder and Pelham L. Felder Jr. She was preceded in death by her husband Harold Scott Aukerman, sisters Nelle Felder Cease, Neechee Moss Mann, and Michelle Syby Felder Cease, and her brother, Pelham Felder. She is survived by her children Pamela and Ron Waters, H. Scott and Edyth Aukerman; grandchildren Allison Waters and Samantha Aukerman; and many nieces and nephews.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Heal was the co-owner of the Hometown Newspapers group of publications.
Marge Heal, the co-owner of the Hometown News publications, recently passed away. Here is her obituary from the Bill Head Funeral Home website: Margaret "Marge" Council Heal, age 76, of Atlanta, Ga., died Monday, October 15, 2012. Her funeral will be Saturday, October 20, 2012, at noon in the Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. Cremation will follow. Marge was co-owner of Hometown News in Tucker. She is survived by her children, Janet L. Busener of Atlanta, John S. Busener of Athens, David L. Busener of Knab, Utah, grandchildren, Natalie Busener, Nicholas Busener, Steven Busener, J. C. Busener, Jeffrey Busener and one great-granddaughter. Contributions are requested in her memory to Hometown News, Suite B, 4229 First Avenue, …
Monday, March 5, 2012
The owner of Garmon Beauty College was buried yesterday.
Services were held in Lilburn yesterday, March 4, for longtime Tucker resident Ila Garmon who died last week at the age of 93. "She resided in Tucker for about 50 years, on LaVista Circle," reader Penny Hall told Tucker Patch. "She owned Garmon Beauty (College) out on Highway 29 forever." Garmon's obituary can seen on the Legacy website.