After a gallant fight against cancer, David H. Berrier entered into rest on Sunday, September 2, 2012, peacefully and surrounded by the love of family and friends.
Dave grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and attended Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina before settling in Atlanta, Georgia. He enjoyed a long career as an accountant and loved his work, colleagues, and clients.
Dave was married for 32 years to his wife, Chris, and together they raised three children. Heading up a family of avid sports fans, Dave particularly loved cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs, Atlanta Braves, and Atlanta Falcons. He also enjoyed walking with the dogs, reading, and working outside in the yard.
Dave held a special place in his heart for the people of Quito, Ecuador, who he lovingly served on several mission trips, as well as the members of our nation’s Armed Forces, who he was always quick to greet with a smile, a handshake, and a heartfelt “thank you for your service.” Dave was a devoted Christian and active member of , taking great joy in belonging to the Free Birds, as well as the Cancer Care and Mission Care Groups.
Dave is survived by his wife, Christine “Chris” Berrier; three children, Faith, Stephen, and Anna; 4-legged children, Gracie and Huck; sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Tom Nornhold; and 2 nephews, Mark and Jeff Nornhold.
A Memorial Service Celebrating the Life of David H. Berrier will be held Sunday, September 9, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel with Pastor Buddy Hoffman officiating.
Members of the Free Birds Sunday School Class at Grace Fellowship Church will serve as Honorary Escort. The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 8, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to two causes close to Dave’s heart: Extreme Response, 2336 Wisteria Drive, Suite 350, Snellville, GA 30078 or The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, in memory of David H. Berrier.
Special remembrances go out to the staff at Emory University’s Winship Cancer Institute and Embracing Hospice, for the care and compassion given to the entire Berrier Family. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC,“A Family Company”, Snellville Chapel has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Margaret Conine, 95, of Snellville, passed away September 4. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Edward Bryan and Edwin Conine, grandson, Lanny W. Bryan, Jr. and is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Lanny and Carolyn Bryan of Snellville; grandchildren, Teresa and David Clements of Hoover, Ala., Alicia and Scott Turner of Aurora, Colorado, Eric and Emily Bryan of St Louis, Miss. and 6 great grandchildren.
Mrs. Conine was a homemaker and member of Mt. Zion Baptist church for over 40 years. She was a devoted Christian and a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
A funeral service celebrating the life of Margaret Conine will be held Friday, September 7 at 11 a.m. at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel with Rev. Jeff Gongner and Rev. J.B. Reese officiating.
Interment will be held at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Those desiring may make donations to Mt. Zion Baptist Church Building Fund, in memory of Margaret Conine.
Emma Faye Haley, 79, of Toccoa, GA passed away September 2. She was preceded in death by her husband William “Bill” Haley and is survived by her daughter, Wanda Cape of Toccoa; brother, John Reid and his wife Carolyn of Hartwell; grandchildren, Terry, Jeremy, Ryan, Rachael; great grandchildren, Hannah, Ivy, Alivia, Ken and Reid; several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service celebrating the life of Emma Faye Haley will be held Thursday, Sept. 6, at 2 p.m. at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel with Rev. Tommy Childress officiating.
Interment will be held at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday from noon until service time, at the funeral home. Condolences may be viewed or sent to www.wagesfuneralhome.com.