August 24, 2005

Mularz, James "Jimmy" Franklin

Mularz, James "Jimmy" Franklin, born: James Michael Thrift, II, age 33, of Holiday Lakes, TX, formerly of Griffin, passed away suddenly on May 24, 2005. He is survived by his children, Dillon, Ashley, and Chevy; mother and step-father, Darlene (Riddle) and Nick Knowlton of Dacula; father and step-mother, Mike and Virginia Thrift of Waco, TX; adoptive father, Jim Mularz of Locust Grove; half-sisters and brother's-in-law, Lucretia (Mularz) and Scott Shepard of Lawrenceville, Jill (Thrift) and Tony Ross of Temple, TX; step-brothers Vincient and Phelipe Zapata of Belton, TX; grandfather, Stanley L. Mularz of Port Charlotte, FL; aunts and uncles, Sandra (Riddle) and Ronald Pittman of Columbia, SC, John Riddle of Atlanta, Sharon (Thrift) and Bill McCartney of Powder Springs, Anne (Thrift) Hall of Jonesboro, Doug and Ann Thrift of Ft. Smith, AR, Tom and Beth Mularz, John Mularz, Donna (Mularz) and Rob Gatto of Chicago, IL, Geri Mularz and Paul Mularz of Phoenix, AZ; 4-neices and 1-nephew and numerous cousins.

He was a self-employed mechanic and a volunteer fireman at the Holiday Lakes Volunteer Fire Department. Badge #2917.

Friends and relatives are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday, August 27, 2005 at 1:00 PM at the Howell Gardner Cemetery in Locust Grove, with Pastor Paul Cook of The Village Church officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Holiday Lakes Volunteer Fire Dept. c/o Chief Harold Douglas, Rte. 4, Box 620, 200 N. Texas Ave., Holiday Lakes, TX 77515.

Pope Dickson & Son-Jonesboro Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. 770-478-7211. www.popedickson.com

Frances M. Gentry

Mrs. Frances M. Gentry formally of Jonesboro passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2005 at the age of 91. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 27, 2005 at 1:00 pm at Horis A. Ward Tara Chapel with interment to follow at Westminster Memorial Gardens. Dr. Tom Daugherty will officiate. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Mrs. Gentry was a member of Heatherwood Baptist Church, Riverdale. She is survived by daughters, Ruby G. Moore, Sharpsburg, Alberta Dowell, Fairburn; son, Ellis L. Gentry, Co.; 5 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren. Horis A Ward Tara Chapel, Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements. 770-471-7171.