Family and friends gathered Saturday to pay their respects to the Meadowcreek student who died in a car accident prom weekend.
Hundreds attended the Saturday funeral of Johlonda "FaFa" Larue Lindsey, the Meadowcreek High student who died in a car accident prom weekend. Family, friends, and Meadowcreek faculty and classmates gathered at New Mercies Christian Church in Lilburn on May 5 to pay their respects before the high school junior was finally laid to rest. "It's kind of hard to think anything good can come from this, but she's resting in God's hands," said Jonathan DuBose, who spoke in the service and sang "Just a Prayer Away." Lindsey, 16, died early Sunday morning in a car accident going to an after-prom party with classmates. She was ejected from the car when it hit another vehicle going in the opposite direction on Steve Reynolds Boulevard near Beaver Ruin…
The collision occurred on Steve Reynolds Boulevard near Beaver Ruin Road in unincorporated Norcross.
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Sunday, April 29, 2012
Update, May 1, 10:30 a.m. DeJon Wideman was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with vehicular homicide, three counts of serious injury by vehicle, improper lane change and reckless driving, according to the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department docket book. He was driving the vehicle that contained Johlonda Lindsey, the Meadowcreek student who died. -- Update, April 30, 10:30 p.m. It’s been a tragic week for Norcross students. Just one day after the news broke of Norcross High student Alex Mora being in a coma from a car-surfing incident, another vehicular collision early Sunday morning resulted in the death of one Meadowcreek student and injuries to four others. Johlanda Lindsey, 16, of Norcross, died early Sunday in a car crash near …