Irene Brooks Bohannon, age 85, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014. 

She is preceded in death by husband, W.D. Bohannon, Jr. and daughter, Irene Michelle Rogers.  Mrs. Bohannon is survived by her children, Jay Rogers & wife, Tina, of Suwanee, GA; Barbara Bayliff & husband, Buck, of Phoenix, AZ; Becky Cobb & husband, Johnny, of Alpharetta, GA; Bill Bohannon & Joy Wilson of Suwanee, GA; Loretta Guy & husband, Ira, of Athens, GA; 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; brothers, Bill Brooks & wife, Rachael, of Highpoint, NC; Wayne Brooks & wife, Arlene, of Greensboro, NC; sisters, Betty Ferrel & husband, Don, of Little River, NC; Christine Cobb of Graham, NC; Linda Bampton & husband, Cliff, of Pittsboro, NC; Patsy Thomas & husband, Eugene, of Graham, NC.

Mrs. Bohannon was a homemaker and a long-time member of McKendree United Methodist Church in Lawrenceville, GA.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel with Rev. Julie Boone officiating.  Interment will follow at Gwinnett Memorial Park. A reception will be held at McKendree United Methodist Church, 1570 Lawrenceville Suwanee Road, Lawrenceville, GA  30043,  following the graveside service.  Flowers are accepted or memorials to The V Foundation for Cancer Research, 106 Towerview Ct., Cary, NC 27513 or  The family will receive friends from 3:00-6:00 pm, Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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  1. Clyde and I will be with you all in our prayers. I’m glad we were able to share time with Irene recently and see some of the family.
    Her gentle spirit has been with her throughout her illness. Bless you all for being attentive to her needs.

  2. Sorry to hear about Ms Irene always thought about how happy she made your dad. Now she is with the man she loved and all the rest of the Bohannon’s gone before us. Thinking about yall and cherishing the memories of the wonderful lady.

  3. So sorry to hear this news. Irene was a very special person and a dear friend. Be assured of our thoughts and prayers during this time. “Thanks be to God who gives us the victory in our Lord Jesus Christ.”(I Corinthians 15:57)
    Nell and Jim

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