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Marvin Black
HOMERVILLE - Memorial services for Marvin E. Black were Tuesday in Roundtree Funeral Home, with additional services at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery, Soperton. Black, 78, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000. Born in Treutlen County, he had lived in Clinch County for 14 years and was a retired carpenter.

Survivors include his children, Lawanna Walker of Hobe Sound, Fla., Glenda Segasser of West Palm Beach, Fla., Patsy Zidek of Port Salerno, Fla., Debra Delk and Ronald Black, both of Homerville, Phillip Black of Okeechobee, Fla., and Gary Black, Eddie Black, Kenny Black and Daryl Black, all of Stuart, Fla.; sisters, Ruby Blachley of Longview, Texas, and Clyde Geiger of Soperton; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Sammons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Lydia Blevins
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Lydia E. Blevins will be at 2 p.m. today in Christopher-Smith Funeral Home with burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery. Blevins, 98, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her children, James Blevins of Warner Robins and Harold Blevins of Barnesville; sister, Agnus Stanley of Virginia; 12 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

The family received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

Annie Brown
GRAY - Services for Annie Hudson Brown will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Bridges Funeral Home with burial in Highview Cemetery. Brown, 94, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000. A lifelong resident of Jones County, she was the daughter of the late John Franklin and Susie Lipsey Brown. The widow of William Floyd Brown, she was a graduate of Jones County schools. She was a member of Clinton United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her sisters, Frances Hudson Lankenau and Doris Hudson Meeks, both of Macon; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home and may be contacted at 1046 Radio Drive.

Annie Bryan
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Annie Othell Daniel Bryan will be at 11 a.m. in Christopher-Smith Funeral Home with burial at 3 p.m. in Annie S. Page Memorial Cemetery in Riddleville. Bryan, 83, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000. She was born in Laurens County, the daughter of the late Henry Lee and Eleanor Daniel. The widow of James Jacob Bryan, she lived most of her life in Houston County and was retired from employment with the Houston County Board of Education, teaching at C.B. Watson and Westside Elementary Schools and as the librarian at Parkwood Elementary. She was a member of First Baptist Church, the Pilot Club of Warner Robins and the Houston County Hospital Pink Ladies.

Survivors include her sons, James Jacob Bryan Jr. of Conyers and Henry Lee Bryan of Athens; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Thursday at the funeral home an hour prior to service time. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Baptist Inn, 1424 Hudson Bridge Road, Stockbridge 30281, or to the American Parkinson's Disease Association, P.O. Box 49416, Atlanta 30359.

Jimmy Clayton
ATLANTA - Services for Jimmy Clayton will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Evergreen Cemetery. Clayton, 53, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000. He was born in Columbus, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Clayton Sr. He was a painter.

Survivors include his children, Derrick Clayton, Patrick Clayton, Nikki Clayton, Shanta Clayton and Joi Clayton, all of Atlanta; and sister and brother, Mamie Williams and Fred Clayton Jr., both of Patterson, N.J.

Hutchings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Eddie Cravey
McRAE - Services for Eddie Lamar Cravey were at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Red Hill Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Cravey, 50, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000. The son of the late Ed T. Cravey, he was born in and a lifelong resident of Telfair County. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Teresa Cravey; children, Katie Cravey of Valdosta, Lisa Hagler of Georgetown, and Chris Steverson of Douglas; mother, Clydie Cravey of McRae; brother, Thomas Cravey; and three grandchildren.

Vaughn Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Bill Dingus
LYONS - Services for Bill W. Dingus will be at 11 a.m. today in First United Methodist Church with burial at 10 a.m. Thursday in East Lawn Cemetery in Kingsport, Tenn. Dingus, 64, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000. Born in Kingsport, Tenn., he had lived in the Lyons area for the past 34 years. An Army veteran of the Korean conflict, he was an educator, administrator and professor in Toombs County schools and was a member of various education associations. He was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn R. Dingus; children, Andy W. Dingus of Watkinsville, Alan R. Dingus of Atlanta and Susan Cerese Jacobs of Redwood City, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to First United Methodist Church of Lyons. Jones-Stewart Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Lewis Fields
Services for Lewis William Fields will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Hicks and Sons Mortuary with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Fields, 54, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000. He was born in Macon County and was formerly employed by True Timber Corp. He was a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his son, Darrell Fields of Macon; parents, Elijah Fields of Macon and Jessie L. Grant Jordan of Jacksonville, Fla.; sisters and brother, Mattie M. Hart, Estella Fields, Verlene F. Smith and Brady Fields, all of Macon.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Carlos Flowers
SURRENCY - Services for Carlos Lindsay Flowers will be at 2:30 p.m. today in Surrency Community Bible Church with burial in the City Cemetery. Flowers, 78, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000. Born in Wayne County, he had lived in Appling County most of his life and was owner and operator of Flowers Service Station for 40 years before his retirement. He was a member of Surrency Community Bible Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Flowers; children, Deborah Wofford of Jacksonville, Fla., Pam Mayers of Baxley and Carlos Lindsay Flowers Jr. of Hazlehurst; brothers, B.J. Flowers and Ben Flowers, both of Jesup; a stepsister, Melba Simmons of Jesup; and six grandchildren.

Strickland-Miles Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Mattie Harris
Services For Mattie Allen Harris will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Hutchings Funeral Home with burial in Fort Hill Cemetery. Harris, 75, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000. Born in Macon, she was the daughter of the late E.V. and Mary Allen. She was educated in Bibb County and was the widow of Willie Harris. She was a member of Greater Turner Tabernacle A.M.E. Church.

Survivors include her sister, Eva G. Bonner of Macon; and niece, Sandra G. Hicks of Dayton, Ohio.

The family may be contacted at 3307 Ruby Drive.

Idell Hemphill
GRESSTON - Services for Idell M. Hemphill will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Horne Funeral Home, Eastman, with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Hemphill, 66, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000. The daughter of the late George E. and Odell Darsey Martin, she spent most of her life in Dodge County. The widow of Gordon F. Hemphill, she was a homemaker. She was a member of Gresston Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children, Janice Luna, Merle McCranie and Fay Hemphill, all of Eastman; brother and sisters, George W. Martin of Warner Robins, Bertha Bass of Eastman and Betty Jean Miley of Macon; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

M.D. Hodges
ATLANTA - Services for M.D. Hodges will be at 10 a.m. today in the Cathedral of St. Philip with burial at 4 p.m. in Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville. Hodges, 85, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000. He was born in Washington County. The widower of Erma Tippins Hodges, he founded Hodges Candy Co. and Hodges Knitting Mill and retired in 1998 from M.D. Hodges Enterprises Inc. In Milledgeville, he served as president of the Rotary Club and State Junior Chamber of Commerce and was chairman of the Exchange Bank board for 15 years and the Baldwin County Board of Education for nine years. In Atlanta, he was a member of the Commerce Club and the Capital City Club and was a member of the Cathedral of St. Philip.

Survivors include his wife, Katherine Hodges; daughters, Hilda Hodges of New York and Eileen Small of Atlanta; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Atlanta Chapter Alzheimer's Association, 1841 Clifton Road NE., Atlanta 30329-4049. H.M. Patterson and Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Obie Holston
THOMASTON - Services for Obie Holston will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Trice Funeral Home with burial in Kendall Cemetery.

Survivors include his children, Joanne Barron of Meriden, Conn., Betty Jordan of Yatesville and Pamela Mullins, Vincent Holston, Tangie Alsobrooks, Bobby Petty, Linda Wonnum and Natalie Barbara, all of Thomaston; sisters and brothers, Molly Mae Dillard of Opelika, Ala., Dorothy M. Rutherford of Culloden, Thomas Holston of Atlanta, and Charlie Worthy of Thomaston; 19 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 640 Triune Mill Road.

Lenora Hooks
UVALDA - Services for Lenora Willis Hooks will be at 2 p.m. today in Jones-Stewart Funeral Home with burial in Cedar Crossing Cemetery. Hooks, 82, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000. Born in Treutlen County, she lived most of her life in the Uvalda area and was a homemaker. She was a member of Cedar Crossing Church of God.

Survivors include her children, Shirley Sanders and Vincent Burgess, both of Uvalda; a sister, Neill Jenkins; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Jace James Jr.
HADDOCK - Services for Jace James Jr. will be at 2 p.m. today in Adams Tabernacle Church Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy N. James; children, Ernest James, Milton James, Albert James, Priscilla Farley and Lavonia Abram, all of Macon, LeArthur James, Willie C. Norman, Willie M. Russell and Rosetta Harris, all of Gray, and Eugene James, Alford James, Alonzo James, Annie Duncan, Dorothy Spikes and Alice Lester, all of Haddock; sisters, Mandy Seabrooks of Gray and Luddie M. Humphries of Macon; and two grandchildren.

Samuel's Memorial Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Alfred Kitchens
PINE LAKE - Memorial services for Alfred Montgomery Kitchens will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Annistown Road Baptist Church. Kitchens, 63, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000. He was a former Army paratrooper.

Survivors include his wife, Frances A. Kitchens; children, William A. Kitchens of Duluth, Robert M. Kitchens of Lawrenceville, Kevin L. Kitchens of Snellville and Jeffrey A. Kitchens of Winder; and nine grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Oak Lawn Chapel, has charge of arrangements.

Peyton Lawson
FORSYTH - Services for Peyton Alexander Lawson will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Monroe Hills Memorial Gardens. Lawson, the infant son of Mark and Michele Lawson, died Monday Feb. 21, 2000.

Survivors in addition to his parents include grandparents, Charles Sirmons of Pinehurst, Charlotte H. Mixon of Vienna and Thomas and Elaine Lawson of Cumming; great-grandparents, Gordon and Sara Sirmons of Pinehurst, Gladys Hardegree of Vienna, John and Viola Lawson of Hidleburg, Miss., and Blanch Patterson of Alpharetta; stepgrandfather, Gary Mixon of Vienna.

The family will receive friends at Monroe County Memorial Chapel from 7 to 9 tonight.

Louise McCullers
Services for Louise McCullers will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Woodlawn Memorial Park. McCullers, 86, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000. She was born in Bolingbroke, the daughter of the late Para Lee and Donny Barrow and attended schools in Bibb County. The widow of Rogers McCullers, she was a former member of First Church of God in Evanston, Ill., and at death was a member of Community Church of God in Macon.

Survivors include her son, James A. Shivers of Hazelcrest, Ill.; a sister, Alma Jackson of Macon; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family may be contacted at 2097 Montpelier Ave. Hutchings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

John McDaniel
CORDELE - Services for the Rev. John Lee McDaniel will be at 2 p.m. today in Hughes & Wright Funeral Home with burial in Arabi Cemetery. McDaniel, 70, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000. A native of Crisp County, he was the son of the late Robert and Susie Carpenter McDaniel. He was a retired tractor mechanic and a retired Baptist minister who served churches in Crisp, Dooly, Dodge, Turner and Taylor counties. He was a foster parent and more than 150 children called him "PaPa".

Survivors include his wife, Sara McDaniel; children, Lynn Brown, Sara Culp, Gary McDaniel and Wayne McDaniel, all of Cordele; sisters Margaret Massey, Carrie Thomason and Sally Moore, all of Cordele; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Crisp Regional Hospice, P.O. Box 5007, Cordele 31010.

Eugene McMahon
Services for Eugene J. McMahon will be private. McMahon, 80, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000. A Marine Corps captain in the Pacific during World War II, he received a law degree from St. Louis University and was the first executive director in Macon for the Office of Economic Opportunity.He was a member of the Coliseum Lung Association Group. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and St. Peter Claver Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Sheeran McMahon of Macon; children, Carol Reed of Atlanta, William S. McMahon of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and J. Thomas McMahon of Atlanta; brothers, Robert E. McMahon of Spartanburg, S.C., and Edward K. McMahon of Pompano Beach, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 2353 Hilltop Drive. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

Allen Nowell Jr.
Services for Allen "Ray" Nowell Jr. will be at 2 p.m. in Snow Hill Cemetery. Nowell, 36, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000. He was born in Bibb County and was a self-employed carpenter.

Survivors include his children, Ashley Mancil of Macon, Brandon Michael Waits of Clinton, Tenn., and Allen Michael Nowell of Lizella; and parents, Elizabeth Ann Nowell of Macon and Allen Ray Nowell Sr. of Conyers.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Gordon Memorial Funeral Home.

Adeline O'Neal
DUBLIN - Services for Adeline Walker O'Neal will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Faith Temple Church of God in Christ with burial in Springhill Baptist Church Cemetery. O'Neal, 98, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2000. She was born in Georgia, the daughter of the late Jack and Easter Walker. The widow of Leo O'Neal, she was the oldest member of Faith Temple Church of God in Christ, where she was an usher until her health failed.

Survivors include her grandchildren, Glenda Foster of Los Angeles, Gayla V. Marshall, Patricia O'Neal and Eva L. O'Neal, all of Dublin, Janet Faye O'Neal of Palataka, Fla., Felmon O'Neal Jr. of Atlanta and Joann Hurst and Leola Hughes, both of Lorraine, Ohio; and 21 great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 500 Hudson St., Apartment 6. The body will be placed in the church an hour prior to services. Dudley Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Brandi Parker
Services for Brandi Varnadore Parker will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Mabel White Memorial Baptist Church with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Parker, 27, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000. A lifelong resident of Macon, she attended Windsor Academy and was a graduate of Southeast High School. She was attending Georgia College & State University and was a homemaker. She was a member of Mabel White Memorial Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Randy Parker Jr.; her son, Andrew Parker of Macon; parents, Rayford and Debbie R. Varnadore of Macon; a brother, Nick Varnadore of Macon; grandparents, Millard Reynolds and Willie Varnadore Norris, both of Macon; and stepgrandmother, Edna Reynolds of Macon.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 4406, Macon 31208.

Marjorie Simmons
MIDDLEBURG, Fla. - Services for Marjorie Bloodworth "Mae" Simmons will be at 11 a.m. today in Stone Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Dry Branch. Simmons, 88, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000. She worked at the Macon Naval Ordnance Plant during World War II. The widow of James Simmons, she was at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Fla.,

Survivors include her children, Herman Simmons of Florida, Polly Methvin of Hardeesville, S.C., Peggy Kirk of Starke, Fla., and Betty Bower of Middleburg; sister, Leland Eddy of Macon; 17 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and 28 great-great-grandchildren.

Harts Mortuary has charge of local arrangements.

Robert Sweatmon
Services for Robert Harley Sweatmon will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Crest Lawn Funeral Home with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Sweatmon, 76, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000. Born in Coweta County, he had lived in Macon for the past 33 years. He was an Air Force senior master sergeant, retired after 30 years, and was a member of the Air Force Sergeants Association. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Sweatmon; children, Barbara Reeves of Kathleen, Sherry Sweatmon of Byron and Eddie W. Sweatmon of Fort Drum, N.Y.; brother and sister, Howard E. Sweatmon of Ringgold and Mary J. Thompson of Whitesburg; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and may be contacted at 5856 Porterfield Circle.

Clara Tharpe
Services for Clara Height Tharpe will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Mount Gilgal Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Tharpe, 86, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000. She was born in Twiggs County, the daughter of the late Josephine Height. The widow of Isiah Tharpe, she was a member of Mount Gilgal Baptist Church.

Survivors include nephews, Ellis Veal of Jeffersonville and John Will Height and John M. Height, both of Patterson, N.J.; a great-great-niece, Francine Brown of Macon; eight great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 989 Curry Place. Hicks and Sons Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

Alton White
MONTROSE - Services for Alton Bennie White will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Byrd Hill Baptist Church, Dudley, with burial in Macedonia Church Cemetery. White died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000. He was born in Laurens County, the son of the late Corbitt and Carrie White, and attended Laurens County public schools.

Survivors include his stepchildren, Gladys Thomas, Lallie Watkins and Nina Hollaway, all of Montrose, Catherine Mason and Ira Mack, both of Atlanta, and Jessie Turner of Dudley; brothers and sisters, Clifton White, Roy White, Sallie Blash and Ethel Mack, all of Montrose, Letha Russell, Thomas White and Jeralyne Blanton, all of Toledo, Ohio, and Corbitt White of Dudley; and 18 grandchildren.

Family will be at 1918 Highway 278, Montrose. Bentley & Sons Funeral Home in Jeffersonville has charge of arrangements.

Ruben Anthes
Services for Ruben Alexander Anthes will be private. Anthes, 17, died Monday, June 5, 2000. Born in Welland, Ontario, he was a student at Windsor Academy.
Survivors include mother and stepfather, Valerie and Robert Brewster, both of Macon; father, Timothy Anthes of Welland; sister, Desiree Anthes of Macon; grandparents, Isobel and Konard Elgner of Port Colborne, Ontario, Marie Anthes of Welland, Ontario, Raymond and Judy Brewster of Amherst, N.Y., Pearl Brewster of Newfane, N.Y. and great-grandmother, Mary Domik of Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

McArthur Brown
MONTEZUMA - Services for McArthur Brown will at at noon Saturday in New Hope Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Brown, 56, died Sunday, June 11, 2000. Born in Crisp County, he was the son of the late Hanson Brown Sr. He was a member and deacon at New Hope Baptist Church and served in the Vietnam War. He was formerly employed as a teacher in Colquitt, Baldwin and Calhoun counties. In Macon County, he was assistant principal at Macon County High School. He later became principal at Douglass High School in Macon County, and retired in 1999 as associate principal of Macon County High School. He was a member of the National Education Association, Georgia Association of Educators (past local president and state delegate), National Association of Secondary School Principals, Georgia Association of Educational Leaders, Trustee of DOPE Ministries, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. and Phi Delta Kappa International Education Fraternity.

Survivors include his wife, Darlene Brown; children, Chandra Brown of Athens and Nicholas Brown of Montezuma; mother, Effie Mae Brown of Byromville; sisters and brothers, Bertha Paramore of Orlando, Fla., Martha Medlock of Warner Robins, Hanson Brown Jr. and Kenneth Brown, both of Bridgehampton, N.Y., James Brown of Sag Harbor, N.Y., and Walter Brown of Vienna.

A memorial service will be held Friday at New Hope Baptist Church from 7 to 8 p.m. West's Mortuary of Montezuma has charge of arrangements.

Teresa Childres
ROBERTA - Services for Teresa Gail Leverett Childres will be at 11 a.m. today in Roberta City Cemetery. Childres, 44, died Tuesday, June 15, 2000. She was a dental lab technician.

Survivors include her husband, Freddie Childres; children Ricky Jackson, Wendy Ferrell and Chad Childres, all of Roberta; mother, Virginia Hortman of Roberta; brother and sister Bubba Leverett of Milledgeville and Deborah Wainwright of Roberta; and four grandchildren.

Goddard Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Jesse Collins Sr.
Services for Jesse J. Collins Sr. will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Collins, 79, died Monday, June 12, 2000. He was a woodyard foreman, retired from Georgia Kraft after 38 years and was a member of Avondale Baptist Church.

Survivors include his children, Carolyn C. Griggs of Macon, Jesse Collins Jr. of Byron and Ronald Collins of Columbus; brother and sisters, Tom Collins of South Carolina, Grace Collins of Florence, S.C., and Emily Rhoten of Columbia, S.C.; half brothers and half sister, Metford Collins Jr., Wardie Collins and Marjorie Collins, all of South Carolina; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, and may be contacted at 177 Red Oak Road, Byron 31008. Memorials may be made to Mikado Baptist Church Building Fund, 6751 Houston Road, Macon 31216.

Nell Daniel
SANDERSVILLE - Services for Nell Daniel will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Evening Light Church of God with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Daniel, 94, died Monday, June 12, 2000. She was a homemaker and member of Evening Light Church of God.

Survivors include her sister, Lillie Arline of Philadelphia; and grandchildren, Betty Heath, Henry Daniel of Atlanta, Dave Daniel Jr., Georgia Daniel of Tennille, Sandra Smith of Augusta, and Bernice Roberts and Lily Bloodsaw, both of Sandersville.

M.C. Smith Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Anna Daves
BOLINGBROKE - Services for Anna Knight Daves will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Decatur Cemetery. Daves, 93, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000. She graduated from Agnes Scott College and the Emory University Library School. She held positions as children's librarian at the New York Public Library, Atlanta Carnegie Library and Westminster Schools. She was a member of Holly Trinity Episcopal Church, was a chapter leader and volunteered in the church library. She was a member of the Agnes Scott College Alumnae Association.

Survivors include her children Elizabeth Daves Ream of Macon and Walter Francis Daves of Habersham County; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Salvation Army. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

Samuel Dawkins
DEXTER - Services for Samuel Davis Dawkins will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Adams Funeral Home, Dublin, with burial in Dublin Memorial Gardens. Dawkins, 91, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000. He was a member of Dexter United Methodist Church. He was the widower of Martha Dawkins.

Survivors include his sisters, Pauline Fordham and Eudora Perry, both of Dublin.

The family may be contacted at 300 Pinehurst Drive.

Lester Dixon
JESUP - Services for Lester Dixon will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Miles Funeral Home, Hazlehurst, with burial in Hazlehurst City Cemetery. Dixon, 77, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000. He was a World War II veteran and a cabinet maker.

Survivors include his children, Wanda Elton of Hazlehurst, Sharon Sheffield of Screven and Mike Dixon of Jesup; sisters and brothers, Elizabeth Rowell of Hazlehurst, Pearl Livingston and Barney R. Dixon, both of Jacksonville, Fla., Lorene Dixon of Blackville, S.C., and Cecil Dixon of Casselberry, Fla.; and several grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 6 p.m. today in the funeral home.

Johnny Ferguson
PASADENA, Calif. - Services for Johnny Ray Ferguson will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Macon Memorial Park. Ferguson died Monday, June 12, 2000. He graduated from Mercer University and Walter F. George School of Law. He received his master's degree as a law librarian from the University of Michigan and worked as a law librarian in Los Angeles.

Survivors include his mother, Willie Mae Ferguson of Macon; and sister Pauline Miles of Macon.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today in Hart's Mortuary, Macon.

Paul Fouche
Services for Paul Fouche will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Macon Memorial Park. Fouche, 75, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a former resident of Swainsboro.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Fouche; children Janet Vetter of Dalton, Patricia Brooks of Gordon and Belinda Hinson of Macon; brothers and sister Jack Fouche and Eugene Fouche, both of Swainsboro, and Julia Mae Farthings of Twin City; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Hart's Mortuary.

Terry Godfrey
UNADILLA - Services for Terry Godfrey will be at 10 a.m. Friday in First Baptist Church in Unadilla with burial in Walnut Cemetery. Godfrey, 46, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000. He was a member of County Line Baptist Church.

Survivors include his brothers and sisters, Dean Godfrey of Macon, Wayne Godfrey of Kathleen, Michael Godfrey of Vienna, Roger Godfrey of Unadilla, Bobbie Andrea of Staten Island, N.Y., Frankie Hickox of Fort Valley, Judy Tharpe of Elko and Dawn Kaczmarek of Miland, Mich.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today in Bowen-NeSmith Funeral Home, Unadilla.

Clarence Harvey
EAST POINT - Services for Clarence Harvey will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Greater Bellevue Baptist Church, Macon, with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Macon. Harvey, 56, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000. Born in Macon, he was a manager at Winn Dixie for 18 years. He was a member of Greater Bellevue Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Gay-Wilder Harvey; children, Christopher Harvey and Kimberly Harvey, both of East Point; father, J.W. Lundy of Macon; brothers and sisters, Edmund Harvey II and Agnes Gibson, both of Atlanta, Charlie Harvey, Gerald Lundy, Winifred Lundy and Tressie Lundy, all of Macon; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today in Gus Thornhill Funeral Home and may be contacted at 1617 McClelland Ave., East Point, and 1997 Oglesby Place, Macon. Hicks and Sons Mortuary in Macon has charge of arrangements.

Loren Haslem
CORDELE - Services for Loren "Pop" Haslem will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Gethsemane Baptist Church with burial in Bethel Cemetery. Haslem, 59, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000. He was a truck driver for the Cordele Sanitation Department and was a member of 13th Street Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Haslem; children, Lavtrabia Haslem, Kenyatta Haslem, Iysha Haslem and Rasheg Haslem, all of Cordele, and Tommy Walker, Tracy Walker, Robert Walker and Vera Mae Jefferson, all of Moultrie; brothers, M.L. Walker and Eddie Walker, both of Cordele; and several grandchildren.

Bentley Carson Memorial Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Joe Jackson Sr.
BYRON - Services for Joe Jackson Sr. will be at 7 p.m. Friday in Heritage Memorial Funeral Home, Warner Robins. Jackson, 56, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000. Born in New York City, he was a truck driver and former Warner Robins resident.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Jackson; children, Jason J. Jackson of Austin, Texas, John J. Jackson of Byron, and Joseph J. Jackson Jr. and Thomas T. Jackson, both of Florida; and mother, Florence Barcia of Warner Robins.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.

Wallace Jackson
AMERICUS - Services for Wallace Jackson will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Union Oak Grove Baptist Church with burial in Andersonville National Cemetery. Jackson, 83, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000.

Survivors include his wife, Francis Jackson; children, Mildred Fuller of Trenton, N.J., and Beulah Carter of Americus; sisters and brother, Lucille Bulloch of Plains, Mildred Rushin of Louisville, Ky., and Napoleon Jackson of Americus; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Barnum Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Gary McDaniel
Services for Gary Elwyn McDaniel will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with burial in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. McDaniel, 68, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000 in a local hospital. Born in Upsom County, he was the son of the late Benjamin Franklin McDaniel and was a general agent for Allstate Insurance Co. for 49 years.

Survivors include his wife, Betty M. McDaniel; children Vickie Lynn Lavender of Gordon, Darrell McDaniel, Deborah McDaniel Holmes and Donald T. McDaniel, all of Macon, and Gary Elwyn McDaniel Jr. of Gordon; mother, Bonelle M. Hamlin; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

John McWilliams
WARNER ROBINS - Services for John McWilliams will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Sandbed Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. McWilliams died Monday, June 12, 2000. He was born in Houston County, son of the late Lillie Bel Turner. The widower of Annie McWilliams, he was a member of Sandbed Baptist Church.

Survivors include his nieces and nephews, Arthur Jester of California, Melgreen Outen and Carolyn Gibson, both of Pontiac, Mich., Ike Jester Jr., Bonnie Jester and Addie Hall, all of Warner Robins.

The family may be contacted at 510 Old Perry Road, Kathleen. Richardson and Son Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Thurman Minshew
BEN HILL COUNTY - Services for Thurman "Bull" Minshew will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Paulk Funeral Home, Fitzgerald, with burial in Young Cemetery. Minshew, 68, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000. He was an equipment operator, retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation. He also farmed in Worth County and was a former employee of Fitzgerald Mills.

Survivors include his wife, Annette Minshew; children Ronnie Minshew, Jack Minshew and Jill Braddy, all of Ben Hill County, and Roger Minshew of Rochelle; brother and sisters Clayton Minshew of Rebecca, Connie Musslewhite of Rochelle and Susie Barrett of Waycross; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home.

Ione Moore
UNADILLA - Services for Ione Moore will be at 11 a.m. today in Walnut Cemetery. Moore, 88, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000. She was a sewing machine operator, retired from Lanier Industries. The widow of Calvin Moore, she was a member of Snow United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her children Jeanette White, Raymond Moore and Benny Moore, all of Unadilla; brother and sister Eugene Patrick of Vienna and Loyce Harrison of Unadilla; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today in Bowen-NeSmith Funeral Home, Unadilla.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Methodist Children's Home, P.O. Box 328, Unadilla 31091.

Charles E. Smith
Services for Charles E. Smith will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Anderson Bentley Funeral Chapel with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Smith died Sunday, June 11, 2000. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Theotis Smith. He was educated in Bibb County and was a Navy veteran retiring after 20 years of active and reserve duties. He was an electronics supervisor at Robins Air Force Base, retiring after 35 years of service.

Survivors include his wife, Cheryl T. Smith; children, Mia McKelvey of Charleston, S.C., Melissa Smith and John Harrison III; sister, Shirley Smith; and six grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 479 Ashville Drive. Bentley and Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Rickie Lee Smith
Services for Rickie Lee Smith will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. John Baptist Church with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Smith, 46, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, in an Augusta hospital. An Army veteran, he was formerly employed by the city of Macon Fire Department and from Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corp. He was a member of St. John Baptist Church and the usher board.

Survivors include his wife, Bridgitte Smith; children Rickie Bernard Smith, Tiffany Smith and Ychakia Haire, all of Macon, and Reco Steele of Decatur; stepdaughter Kinnisha Graham of Macon; mother, Addie Pearl Randall of Macon; and brother and sister Bernard Smith of Macon and Janice Thomas of Mableton.

The family may be contacted at 1505 Dexter Ave. The body will be in the church at noon. Bentley and Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Carrie Spence
GLENWOOD - Services for Carrie Lynn Spence will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Glenwood Baptist Church with burial in Northview Cemetery, Dublin. Spence, 19, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, in a Macon hospital. She attended Heritage High School in Conyers but transferred to Dublin High School for her senior year. She was attending Brewton Parker College and was a member of Glenwood Baptist Church.

Survivors include her parents, Ralph and Millie Spence of Glenwood; sister and brothers, Dosia N. Spence of Atlanta, and Jamie S. Spence and Dawson G. Spence, both of Glenwood; and grandparents, R.T. and Nell Gilder and Myrtle H. Spence, all of Glenwood.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Adams Funeral Home, Dublin, and may be contacted at 4147 Highway 19 South, Dublin.

Charles Thomas
LANSING, Ill. - Services for Charles E. Thomas will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Munster Christian Reformed Church, Munster, Ind., with burial in Riverview Cemetery, Centerville, S.D. Thomas, 76, died Monday, June 12, 2000. A former Warner Robins resident, he was a former member of First Presbyterian Church of Warner Robins.

Survivors include his wife, Esther Thomas; children Charles E. Thomas Jr. and Donna Thomas; stepchildren David Boender, Linda Boender and Patricia Schultz; sisters Kathleen Wastlund and Beverly Maude; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 9 p.m. today in Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, Lansing. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Calumet Area, 600 Superior Ave., Munster, Ind. 46321.

Gary Waters
MONTEZUMA - Services for Gary Waters will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Second Salem Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Waters, 44, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, in a local hospital.

Survivors include his daughter LaKessa Haugabook of Montezuma; mother, Octavia Waters of Montezuma; sisters and brothers Ophelia Waters of Montezuma, Margurita Harris and Phyllistine Gardner, both of Smyrna, Willie Greer of Philadelphia and Charlie Waters of Atlanta and a grandchild.

The body will be in the church at noon. Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.

Acie Wilmore Jr.
DRY BRANCH - Services for Acie "Big Onion" Wilmore Jr. will be 1 p.m. Saturday in New Hope Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Wilmore, 66, died Saturday, June 10, 2000, in a local hospital. Born in Twiggs County, he was the son of the late Acie Wilmore Sr. He was a member and treasurer of the Mutual Endowment Society, and a member and deacon of Greater New Hope Baptist Church, where served on the finance committee. He was retired from J.M. Huber Corp.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Wilmore; children, April W. Harris of Dry Branch, Acie Wilmore III, Kent Wilmore, Ricky Wilmore, Frankie Sanders, Mary Stephens and Shirley Bond, all of Macon, Calvin Williams and Horace Williams, both of Boston; mother and stepfather, Fannie Curry and Jim Curry Sr., both of Dry Branch; sisters, Rose Wilmore, Mary Jane Wilmore, Willie Wilmore, Dorothy Wilmore and Dale Wilmore, all of Cincinnati, Rose Johnson of New Jersey, Fannie Dean of Oak Harbor, Washington, Jimmie L. Williams, Sallie Wimberly and Annie L. Blackshear, all of Dry Branch, and Ada Ellington of Macon; brothers, Lee Wilmore, Phillip Wilmore and Larry Wilmore, all of Cincinnati, Eugene Curry of New Jersey, Turner Curry, John Curry, Joshua Curry, Roosevelt Curry, Michael Curry and Lazurus Curry, all of Dry Branch, and the Rev. Jim Curry Jr. of Macon.

The body will be at Bentley and Sons Funeral Home, Macon, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, and at Bentley and Sons Funeral Home in Jeffersonville from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Friday. The body will be in the church one hour prior to services. Bentley and Sons Funeral Home in Macon has charge of arrangements.

Roy Woodson
NEW YORK - Services for Roy Woodson will be at 3 p.m. Friday in First Baptist Church in Byron with burial in Byron Cemetery. Woodson died Saturday, June 10, 2000.

Survivors include his mother, Annie R. Woodson of Byron; and sisters and brothers Helen Woodson, Mary Lowe, J.W. Woodson, Johnny Woodson, Dock Woodson and Tommy Woodson, all of Byron.

C.J. Edwards Funeral Home in Fort Valley has charge of arrangements.


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