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Prince Brothers' Funeral Service To Be Tuesday in Suwanee

Latter Day Saints' church on Suwanee Dam Road will be the site. Family and close friends are invited.

The funeral service for Griffin and Jake Prince, the Buford brothers who were killed in the boating collision last month on Lake Lanier, will be Tuesday in Suwanee.

The service will be at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 4833 Suwanee Dam Road, according to a statement issued Monday by representatives of the Prince family. This church is very near .

The Prince family asks that attendance be limited to family and close friends, the spokesperson said.

Those attending are asked to be seated at the church by 11:40 a.m.. Parking will be at the church, and overflow parking will be at North Gwinnett High.

"Mike, Tara and Ryan Prince continue to be overwhelmed with gratitude for the outpouring of love and concern for their family since the loss of their beloved sons and brothers, Jake and Griffin, in a tragic boating accident on Lake Lanier," the statement said.

"The thousands of expressions of grief and concern carried them through the long days of the search for Griffin and will continue to lift them as they say their farewell on Tuesday," the statement said.

Members of law enforcement, which aided in the nine-day search for Griffin Prince's body, also are expected to attend.

The Prince family, which operated the Grass Shack boating business near Lake Lanier, were of the Mormon faith. One Suwanee Police officer, Wes Edwards, was an uncle of the Prince youths'

A visitation will be held Monday in Gwinnett.

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Patch will have more coverage of this development on the Lanier boating tragedy.

(Editor's Note: This first appeared on the Suwanee Patch.)


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