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Frances Clements
AMERICUS - Services for Frances Tomlinson Clements will be at 2 p.m. today in Middle Georgia Memory Gardens. Clements, 90, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000. Born in Athens, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late William Talton Tomlinson and Blanche Rucker Tomlinson. A graduate of Lanier High School for Girls, she had lived in the Macon area for 75 years. The widow of Clarence Baker Clements, she was a homemaker. A former member of Gray United Methodist Church, she was a member of South Lee Street United Methodist Church in Americus

Survivors include her daughters, Clare Jackson of Gray and Carol Hayes of Douglasville; brother, Don Tomlinson of Americus; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the League of the Good Samaritan, Magnolia Manor, 2001 South Lee St., Americus 31709.

John Crosby
ATHENS - Services for John Q. "Red" Crosby will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Byron United Methodist Church with burial in Byron Cemetery. Crosby, 92, died Thursday, March 2, 2000. Born in Newberry, Fla., he was the son of the late Ezekiel Crosby and Mary Ann Holt. He lived in Byron from 1949 to 1998 before moving to Athens. He was retired from Robins Air Force Base and was a Mason and a charter member of the Byron Lions Club. He was a member of Byron United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Nannette C. Crosby; children, Henry Larry Crosby of Smyrna and Nann C. Purvis of Athens; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Rooks Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Byron United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 6, Byron 31008.

Lula Davis
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Lula V. Davis will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Davis, 101, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000. Born in Houston County, she was the daughter of the late Seaborn and Rosa Virgil and was educated in schools in Houston and Peach counties. The widow of John Wesley Davis, she was a homemaker. She was a member of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, was mother of the church for many years and was on the deaconess and missionary boards.

Survivors include her children, James O. Davis and Bessie M. Campbell, both of Warner Robins, Dorothy Mathis and Fred D. Davis, both of Chicago, and Rosa D. Sanders of Villa Rica; a sister, Maggie Ivory of Philadelphia; 32 grandchildren; 72 great-grandchildren; 44 great-great-grandchildren and three great-great-great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 1204 Moody Road, Warner Robins. The body will be placed in the church an hour prior to services. Nelson's Memorial Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

Alfred Dennis Jr.
Services for Alfred A. Dennis Jr. will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Luke Baptist Church with burial in Middle Georgia Memory Gardens. Dennis, 67, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000. Born in Bibb County, he was a barber and a retired nursing attendant.

Survivors include his children, Dr. Paula V. Snowden, Evelyn F. Mathis, Daryl C. Dennis and Carol A. Bowens, all of Atlanta, Vondranita Wright of Decatur and Lisa Chatfield of Warner Robins; sister and brothers, Mary D. Gordon of Macon, William Dennis of Victorville, Calif., and Columbus Dennis of Germany; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family may be contacted at 3612 Fleming Drive from 6:30 to 8 tonight. Hutchings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth Duggan
WARTHEN - Services for Elizabeth Walker Duggan will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Bethlehem Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Duggan, 87, died Thursday, March 2, 2000. Born in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Joe Collie and Mary Elizabeth Shurling Walker. The widow of Archie C. Duggan, she was a homemaker and a member of Warthen Homemakers Club.

Survivors include her children, Archie C. Duggan of Slidell, La., James H. Duggan of Macon, Buford L. Duggan and William Duggan, both of Augusta, Lynwood Duggan of North Augusta, S.C., Gerald Duggan of Grovetown and Brenda D. Wheatley of Evans; sister and brothers, Janet W. Wells of Belvedere, S.C., Carroll A. Walker and John E. Walker, both of Macon, and Donald Walker of Warthen; 18 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at E.K. May Funeral Home and may be contacted at 657 Walker Road. The family requests donations to Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Willie Mae Easom
VIENNA - Services for Willie Mae Calhoun Easom will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Dekle Funeral Home with burial in Sunnyside Cemetery. Easom, 85, died Thursday, March 2, 2000. Born in Colquitt County, she was the daughter of the late Lonnie Namon and Dicy Whittington Calhoun. The widow of Otha Bernard Easom Sr., she was a homemaker.

Survivors include her son, O.B. Easom of Vienna; brother and sisters, Jack Calhoun and Pallie Wade, both of Cordele, and Marion Nipper of Columbia, S.C.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 1950 Hwy. 41, Vienna. Dekle Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Margaret Elkins
Memorial services for Margaret W. Elkins were Wednesday at Christ Church with burial in Garden of Christ Church Cemetery. Elkins, 80, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000. A lifelong resident of Bibb County, she was an honor graduate of the University of Georgia earning degrees in education and business. She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She was a teacher in Bibb County schools for 37 years. She was president of the Bibb Association of Educators and Bibb Retired Teachers, was a director of the Georgia Association of Educators, president of Macon Business and Professional Women. She was a member of the Altar Guild and an active volunteer for Christ Church's Meals on Wheels.

Survivors include her children, Emily Geissinger of Parker, Colo., and Howard Elkins of Roswell; and two grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Christ Church Meals on Wheels, 538 Walnut St. Macon 31201. Roswell Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Clifford Evans
DETROIT - Services for Clifford L. Evans will be at noon today in Friendship Baptist Church with burial in Lincolnton Cemetery. Evans, 92, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2000. Born in Columbus, he was a U.S. Postal Service employee while he lived in Macon. Upon moving to Detroit, he was employed by Chrysler Corp. and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Carrie Evans; children, Benjamin Evans of Macon and Dr. Arthur Lee of Orangeburg, S.C.; and six grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 1434 Anthony Road, Macon. Randall Memorial Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

Isaac Hughes
IRWINTON - Services for Isaac William Hughes will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in New Macedonia Baptist Church with burial in Ratliff and Joyner Cemetery. Hughes, 80, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000. He was retired from Engelhardt after 36 years of service and had also worked for Masons Sales. He was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church and did the upkeep of the church yard until his health failed.

Survivors include his wife, Hattie Hughes; children, Beulah Scott, Patricia Williams, Bernard Hughes and Delois Wiggins, all of Irwinton, and Edward Jones of Jonesboro; sisters, Sally Bishop and Lizzie Butts of Milledgeville, and Alice Stephens of New York; 16 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 106 Hughes St., Irwinton. Whipple and Allen Funeral Home, Toomsboro, has charge of arrangements.

Shanquant Kennedy
SPARTA - Services for Shanquant Valiste Kennedy will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Mark AME Church with burial in the church cemetery. Kennedy, 18, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2000. A student at Hancock Central High School, he was president of the Youth Ensemble, a pianist, choir member, and member of the Hancock Central Marching Band. He was in Morris Brown University's Upward Bound Program, the National Honor Society, 4-H Club and FHA.

Survivors include his father, Sherard Kennedy Sr.; brother and sister, Sherard Kennedy Jr. and Davina Shenita Woods; and grandmother, Jamie L. Kennedy.

The family may be contacted at 492 Dixie St., Sparta, from 4 to 8 p.m. today. Warren Brothers Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

Jane King
Memorial services for Jane Dunwoody King will be at 4 p.m. Sunday in Ingleside Memorial Chapel. Private burial was held earlier. King, 83, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000. Born in Bibb County, she was the daughter of the late Felix and Kate Bowen Dunwoody. She was a member of the Church of the Wildwood and Exchangettes. She was the widow of A.R. King Jr., who served as Bibb County coroner from 1960 to 1981.

Survivors include her children, Jane D. Walker of Macon, A.R. King III of Lilburn, Felix M. King and J. Michael King, both of Forsyth; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Roberta Knowles
ATLANTA - Services for Roberta W. Knowles will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Christian Hope Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Knowles, 83, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000. Born in Bleckley County, she was the daughter of the late Marshall and Mae S. White. The widow of Stephen Knowles, she was a homemaker. She was a member of Christian Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors include a niece, Mary Bonner, and nephew, Emmitt Gilbert, both of Conley.

The body will be placed in the church an hour before services, and the family will receive friends after services. Friendly Funeral Home, Cochran, has charge of arrangements.

Sara Lamb
SWAINSBORO - Services for Sara Meeks Lamb will be at 3 p.m. in the City Cemetery. Lamb, 85, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000. She was born in Emanuel County. The widow of Johnny Lamb, she was a sales clerk with Dolores & Woodys Shops. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Ann Youmans of Lexsy; brother, Roger Meeks of Pooler; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Peeble-Curry-Durden Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

Newman Lewis Jr.
WARTHEN - Services for Newman Lee Lewis Jr. will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Lang's Chapel Funeral Home, Sandersville, with burial in Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Lewis, 71, died Thursday, March 2, 2000. Born in Washington County, he was the son of the late Newman Lee Sr. and Louise Frazier Lewis. A former employee of The Cypress Kaolin Co., he was a member of Union Baptist Church.

Survivors include his children, Joann Brantley of Harrison, Patricia Heightmen of Washington, and Donald Lewis and Jimmy Lewis, both of Tennille; sisters and brothers, Marie Waters of Sandersville, Scarlett L. Neal of Senoia, Kenneth Lewis of Warthen, Cecil Lewis of Tennille and Sterling Lewis of Linton.

The family may be contacted at 1461 Thompson Road and will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. The family requests donations to Union Baptist Church.

Kenyata Lucas
ROBERTA - Services for Kenyata Denise Lucas will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Crawford County Middle School Auditorium, with burial in Lucas Cemetery, Reynolds. Lucas, 11, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000. A sixth-grader at Crawford County Middle School, she was involved in basketball and track. She was a member of White Hill Baptist Church and sang in the junior choir.

Survivors include her parents, Gary and Patricia Lucas; sisters, Breyata Lucas and Danielle Lucas, both of Roberta; grandparents, Andrew and Bernice Lucas and J.D. and Mary Nell Dugger, all of Roberta; great-grandmother, Mollie Rall of Forsyth.

The body may be viewed at Bentley Funeral Home in Reynolds from 10 a.m. Friday until noon Saturday. The family may be contacted at 3473 Hwy. 128.

Ottis McRae
LUMBER CITY - Services for Ottis McRae will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Mount Calvary CME Church with burial in the church cemetery. McRae, 82, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2000. Born in Telfair County, he was the son of the late Rufus and Alice McRae. He was retired. He was a member of Mount Calvary CME Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ophelia McRae; children, Artis McRae Jr. of Bedford Heights, Ohio, and Charley Brown of Lumber City; stepchildren, Willie Duncan of Lumber City and Samuel Duncan of Cleveland, Ohio; brother, Robert McRae of McRae; five stepchildren; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A.L. Spaulding Funeral Home in McRae has charge of arrangements.

Robert Nedd
COCHRAN - Services for Robert Nedd will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Mount Zion Baptist Church with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Nedd, 59, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000. Born in Bleckley County, he was the son of the late Rev. G.N. Nedd. He was a driver for the Cochran solid waste department and was a former member of Cochran-Bleckley County Fire Department. He was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Flossie Nedd of Cochran; children, Terry Pitts of Dodge County, Ambus Pitts, Robert Nedd II and Isaac Nedd, all of Cochran; mother, Virginia Nedd of Macon; sisters and brother, Virginia Parnell of Macon, Ruby Thomas of Oakland, Calif., and Calvin Nedd of Washington, D.C.; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Jerry Howard Funeral Home and may be contacted at the Nedd residence, Ash Street, Cochran.

John Powell
COCHRAN - Services for John Charles "Charlie" Powell will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Unadilla United Methodist Church with burial in Walnut Cemetery. Powell, 72, died Thursday, March 2, 2000. Born in Plant City, Fla., he was the son of the late T.J. and Lula Crumpler Powell. A Navy veteran, he lived in Unadilla for 52 years before moving to Cochran. He was retired from Robin Air Force Base as avionics maintenance manager. He was a member of Unadilla United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Proctor; daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Barry NeSmith of Cochran; brother and sisters, Jack Powell Jr. of Atlanta, Dolores Tyal of Anderson, S.C., and Carolyn Haynsworth of Plant City, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at Bowen-NeSmith Funeral Home, Unadilla. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Unadilla United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 328, Unadilla 31091, or the Hospice of Central Georgia, P.O. Box 6533, Macon 31208.

Jasper Rawlins
LAKE CITY, Fla. - Services for Jasper Correll Rawlins will be at 10 a.m. today in North Lake City Church of God with burial at 3 p.m. in Sandhill Methodist Church Cemetery, McRae. Rawlins, 84, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000. A Navy veteran of World War II, he had lived in Lake City for 40 years. He was a member of North Lake City Church of God.

Survivors include his children, Fred Rawlins of Mesa, Ariz., and James Mathis Rawlins, Johnny Sue Marcum and John Rawlins, all of Lake City; brother and sister, Billy Rawlins of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mertis Bass and Mildred Rawlins, both of Dublin; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Biggs Funeral Home in Lake City has charge of arrangements, and Vaughn Funeral Home in McRae has charge of local arrangements.

Bertha Scott
DUBLIN - Services for Bertha Smallwood Scott will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Northview Cemetery. Scott died Thursday, March 2, 2000. Born in Jones County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Laura Moore Smallwood. A resident of Laurens County for most of her life, she was a member of the Assembly of God Church. The widow of H.O. "Bill" Scott, she was a homemaker.

Survivors include her daughter, Polly S. Harden of Dublin; grandchildren, Shane Harden, Tony Harden, Angel Knight, Ann Scott and Rickey Scott, all of Dublin; and six great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 218 Lassiter Drive and will receive friends at Townsend Brothers Funeral Home from 6 to 8 tonight.

R.C. Sheffield
ATLANTA - Services for R.C. Sheffield will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Oak Grove Baptist Church, Americus, with burial in New Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery. Sheffield, 68, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2000. Born in Sumter County, he was the son of the late Joe Sheffield. He was retired from Atlanta Baking Co.

Survivors include his children, Renee Sheffield, Margaree Morgan, Robert Charles Sheffield, Nathaniel Sheffield, Larry Sheffield, Northa Sheffield and Inez Sheffield, all of New Jersey, Dedra Sheffield of Atlanta, Peaches Harris of Florida and Belinda Perry of Alpha Spring, Fla.; mother, Mattie Lee McKenzie of DeSoto; brothers and sisters, Simmie L. Floyd, Willie C. McKenzie, Jessie McKenzie and Rosa McKenzie, all of DeSoto, Henry Lee McKenzie and Mamie R. McCrary, both of Leslie; companion, Linda Killings of Atlanta; 16 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren;

Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.

Barney Williamson
LYONS - Services for Barney Colon Williamson will be at 3 p.m. today in Lyons Freewill Baptist Church with burial in Williamson Cemetery. Williamson, 74, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000. Born in Toombs County, he lived most of his life in Toombs and Emanuel counties and was a retired carpenter and farmer. A member of Lyons Freewill Baptist Church, he served on several church committees.

Survivors include his wife, Lade Moore Williamson; children, Ronnie Paradise, Joe Williamson and Debbie Eragon, all of Lyons, Wanda Cato of Watkinsville, and Barney Williamson of Vidalia; sisters and brother, Juanita McNeal, Peggy Jones and Joe Williamson, all of Lyons, Georgia Wyatt of Houston, Texas, and Patsy Meeks of Vidalia; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Murchison Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Ralph Anderson
DOUGLAS - Services for Ralph Anderson will be at 11 a.m. today in Carver Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Anderson, 79, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000. Born in Coffee County, he was an Air Force veteran of the Korean conflict, retired as staff sergeant after 22 years of service. He also was retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation in the Traffic Survey Division.

Survivors include his children, Thelma William and Edwin Anderson, both of Douglas, Linda Moorman of Columbus, Ohio, and James Anderson of Waycross; sisters, Vera Mae Hersey of Douglas and Beatrice Flowers of Bismarck, Ark.; and several nieces and nephews.

Ricketson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Newis Boggus Sr.
FITZGERALD - Services for Newis Bass Boggus Sr. will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Paulk Funeral Home with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Boggus, 92, died Friday, March 3, 2000. He was born in Heard County, the son of the late Robert E. and Lola Anna Bass Boggus. He lived in Fitzgerald most of his life and made his home in the Baptist Village in Waycross since 1994. The widower of Flora Ann Mitchum Boggus, he was a trainman for Seaboard Coastline Railroad, retired after 45 years of service, and was a member of the United Transportation Union. He was a member of Frank Primitive Baptist Church.

Survivors include his children, Newis B. Boggus Jr. of Waycross, Shirley Davenport of Lilburn, and Linda Donaldson of Casselberry, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 tonight. Memorials may be made to Frank Primitive Baptist Church c/o Walter Sumner, P.O. Box 112, Ocilla.

Elsie Butt
FORSYTH - Services for Elsie Frances Shell Butt will be at 1 p.m. today in Forsyth United Methodist Church with burial in Monroe Memorial Hills. Butt, 85, died Thursday, March 3, 2000. She was born in Vienna, the daughter of the late Clara Belle Barry and the Rev. John N. Shell. She was the widow of Cecil Weaver Butt. She was a member of Forsyth United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Margaret Gramoglia of Dunwoody; sister and brother, Mary Alice Maddox of Columbus and Harold Shell of Gulfport, Miss.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the church. The family suggests, as a memorial, buying books for the Monroe County Library or donations to the church. Monroe County Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.

Royce Dominy
McINTYRE - Services for Royce Perry Dominy will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in White Columns Funeral Home in Gordon, with burial at 4:30 p.m. in Mount Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, Bleckley County. Dominy, 66, died Friday, March 3, 2000. He was born in Bleckley County, the son of the late Walter Henry and Rosa Lee Ellington Dominy. He lived in Gordon for many years before moving to McIntyre several years ago. He was a retired mechanic with Freeport Kaolin Co.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Adkins Dominy; children, Sherry Mitchiner of Gordon and Joseph Neil Dominy, Randy Perry Dominy and Walter Lee Dominy, all of McIntyre; sisters and brother, Evelyn D. Horne, Nina D. Bryant and Joyce D. Phillip, all of Cochran, and William Lamar Dominy of Dothan, Ala.; and six grandchildren.

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

Lorene Dowdy
FITZGERALD - Services for Lorene Hawkins Dowdy will be at 11 a.m. today in Paulk Funeral Home with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Dowdy, 80, died Friday, March 3, 2000. Born in Pulaski County, she had lived in Fitzgerald since 1946. The widow of Glenn Dowdy, she was a homemaker, a former inspector at Fitzgerald Underwear and a member of the Retired Railroad Club. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children, Genita Cohen of Holden Beach, N.C., Gerry Harris of Powder Springs, Glennette Latham of Fitzgerald, Bette Walsh of Blackshear and Wanda Luke of Fitzgerald; 15 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

Naomi Gammage
Memorial services for Naomi Gammage will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Glenwood Hills United Methodist Church. Gammage, 91, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2000. A graduate of Wesleyan Art School, she was a retired lunchroom manager at Burke Elementary School. She was the widow of Norman Charles Gammage. She was an active member of Glenwood Hills United Methodist Church and was also a member of Second Street United Methodist Church, the Macon Women's Club, First Baptist Church Keen Agers, Mabel White Memorial Baptist Church Golden Agers and the Crochet Club.

Survivors include her sisters and brother and their families, Rebecca S. King and Neil S. Shadburn, Alfred Smalling and his wife, Alice; her granddaughter and family, Jacqueline Trace, her husband, Bruce, and their two children; and two great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Glenwood Hills United Methodist Church, 3357 Rice Mill Road, Macon 31206. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

Kathryn Green
MIDWAY, Ark. - Services for Kathryn Patterson Greene will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Highview Cemetery, Gray. Greene, 87, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000. She was born in Statesboro, the daughter of the late Carl Bacon and Nezzie Mize Patterson, and attended Georgia State College for Women. The widow of Herbert Everett Greene, she was a homemaker. She was a former member of Gray United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her children, Barbara Greene of Midway, Ark., and Charles Greene of Roxie, Miss.; two grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the donor's favorite charity. Bridges Funeral Home, Gray, has charge of arrangements.

Hazel Haire
HAWKINSVILLE - Services for Hazel Haire will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Pulaski-Bleckley Memorial Gardens. Haire died Wednesday, March 1, 2000. Born in Crisp County, she was a homemaker. She was a member of Bonaire Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Edward Haire; children, Joyce Williams of Inglis, Fla., Judy Walker of Hawkinsville, Berry Haire of McDonough, and Johnny Haire of Hawkinsville; brothers and sisters, Bo Pitts of Charlotte, N.C., Julius Pitts of Fitzgerald, Mildred Lingerfelt and Nell Parks, both of Cordele; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Clark Funeral Home, Hawkinsville, has charge of arrangements.

Joshua Hinson
SOPERTON - Services for Joshua Lee Hinson, the infant son of Wendell Ray Hinson Sr. and Angie Lee Hinson, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Sammons Funeral Home with burial in Boiling Springs Cemetery. Joshua Lee died Friday, March 3, 2000.

Survivors in addition to his parents include brothers and sister, Wendell Ray Hinson Jr., C.J. Hinson and D.J. Hinson, all of Soperton, and Amanda Michelle Allen of Vidalia; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. David Faircloth of Oak Park and Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. Hinson of Soperton; great-grandmothers, Lillie King of Bartow, Fla., and Geneva McDaniel of Soperton; and great-great-grandmother, Ellen Robins of Fort Meade, Fla.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Annie Horton
SPARTA - Services for Annie Horton will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Sandy Run AME Church with burial in the church cemetery. Horton, 98, died Thursday, March 2, 2000. She was born in Hancock County, the daughter of the late Fate and Bessie Hudson Ingram. The widow of Beatrice Horton, she was a member of Sandy Run AME Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Elzena Bundrage of Milledgeville; 30 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; and 35 great-great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 2230 Leo Court, Milledgeville. Slater's Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Corine Hoskins
JEFFERSONVILLE - Services for Corine V. Hoskins will be at 2 p.m. Monday in New Hope Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Hoskins, 57, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000. She was born in Twiggs County, the daughter of the late Joe and Patience Rozier Carswell. She attended schools in Twiggs County and was formerly customer service representative for the Rite Aid Drug Store in Jeffersonville. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and was church clerk and a member of New Hope Gospel Choir. She was a member of Jeffersonville Community Involvement, rendering her services whereever needed.

Survivors include her husband, Rubin Hoskins Sr.; children, Rubin Hoskins Jr. and Timothy Hoskins, both of Jeffersonville, Travis L. Hoskins of Statesboro, Angela D. Hoskins of Jeffersonville, and Katrina H. Curry of Detroit; brother and sisters, Donald E. Rozier, and Leila Lewis, both of Jeffersonville, and Ailene Anderson of Miami; nine grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.

The family may be contacted at Route 1, Box 2317, Ga. 96 East. Bentley and Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Mary Irwin
SANDERSVILLE - Services for Mary Lozier Rogers Irwin will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in First Christian Church with burial in Brownwood Cemetery. Irwin, 84, died Friday, March 3, 2000. A lifelong resident of Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Nathaniel Hooks and Alma Tucker Smith Lozier. A graduate of Georgia State College for Women, she was a member of the Alumni Club. She was a homemaker and a retired employee of the Washington County Department of Family and Children Services. She was a member of the Washington County Historical Society and a former member of the Sandersville Music Club and the Sorosis Club. She was a member of First Christian Church of Sandersville,

Survivors include her children, Mary Elizabeth Rogers Smith of Sandersville, Dr. Oscar Leslie Rogers III of Baton Rouge, La.; and sister, Martha L. Riner of Sandersville.

The family may be contacted at 1978 Ga. 15 North in Sandersville, and will receive friends at Lang's Chapel Funeral Home from 6 to 8 tonight. The family suggests donations to First Christian Church of Sandersville.

Gena Johnson
GRAY - Services for Gena Beck Johnson will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Bradley Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Johnson, 33, died Wednesday, March 3, 2000. She was born in Bibb County, the daughter of the late Buddy Beck. She was a homemaker and a member of Gray First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Frankie Johnson; children, Morgan Elyse Handley and Jessie Handley, both of Gray; mother and stepfather, Margaret Ann and Ed Thornton of Gray; sisters and brother, Debbie Lindsey and Wanda Beck, both of Gray, Patti Thornton Beck and Jeanie Grimm of Titusville, Fla., and Jay Beck of Stafford, Va.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Simpson-Childs Funeral Home, Gray. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gena Beck Johnson Children's Educational Fund, c/o the Bank of Gray, P.O. Box 1269 Gray 31032.

Jane King
Memorial services for Jane Dunwody King will be at 4 p.m. Sunday in Ingleside Memorial Chapel. Private burial was in Riverside Cemetery earlier. King, 83, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000. Born in Bibb County, she was the daughter of the late Felix and Kate Bowen Dunwody. She was the widow of A.R. King Jr., who served as Bibb County coroner from 1960 to 1981. She was a member of Church of the Wildwood and the Exchangettes.

Survivors include her children, Jane D. Walker of Macon, A.R. King III of Lilburn, Felix M. King and J. Michael King, both of Forsyth; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Selma Lewis
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Services for Selma Seligman Lewis will be at 1 p.m. today in Temple Israel with private burial. Lewis, 78, died Thursday, March 2, 2000. She was the daughter of the late Harry and Rose Seligman. The widow of James Marshall Lewis Sr., she was an author and historian. She was a member of Temple Israel.

Survivors include her children, James M. Lewis and Jane Ross, both of Memphis, and Susan Lewis of Nashville, Tenn.; sister and brother, Sally Gilbert of Burbank, Calif., and Ewing Seligman of Louisiana; and three grandchildren.

Monroe County Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.

Kenyata Lucas
ROBERTA - Services for Kenyata Denise Lucas will be at 2 p.m. today in the Crawford County Middle School Auditorium, with burial in Lucas Cemetery, Reynolds. Lucas, 11, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000. A sixth-grader at Crawford County Middle School, she was involved in basketball and track. She was a member of White Hill Baptist Church and sang in the junior choir.

Survivors include her parents, Gary and Patricia Lucas; sister, Breyata Danielle Lucas of Roberta; grandparents, Andrew and Bernice Lucas and J.D. and Mary Nell Dugger, all of Roberta; great-grandmother, Mollie Rall of Forsyth.

The body may be viewed at Bentley Funeral Home in Roberta until noon today. The family may be contacted at 3473 Hwy. 128. Bentley Funeral Home of Reynolds has charge of arrangements.

Florrie McMillan
MILAN - Services for Florrie S. McMillan were at 4 p.m. Friday in Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery. McMillan, 79, died Thursday, March 2, 2000. She was born in Dodge County, the daughter of the late Fleetwood and Ethel Bowen Swymer. A homemaker, she was a member of Lynmore United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Angus Malloy; children, Ethelynn M. Stuckey of Washington, D.C., Rita Williams of Milan, Daniel M. McMillan of Eatonton and Donal J. McMillan of Milledgeville; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Lowe's Funeral Home, Helena, had charge of arrangements.

Mattie Parker
MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Mattie Parker will be at 2 p.m. today in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Wilkinson County. Parker, 89, died Thursday, March 2, 2000. Born in Wilkinson County, she made her home in Milledgeville for many years. She was a private duty sitter. She was a Baptist.

Survivors include her sisters, Maude Parker of Raleigh, N.C., and Lucille Smallwood of Cary, N.C.

Moores Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Lillie Mae Patterson
DEVEREAUX - Services for Lillie Mae Patterson will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Powell Grove Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Patterson, 82, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000. Born in Hancock County, she was a retired food technician. She was a member of Powell Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Stella Mae Harbour of Michigan; brother and sisters, James Wilson of Devereaux, Ethel Stewart and Flora Anderson both of Far Rockaway Beach, N.Y.; and four grandchildren. Ingram Brothers Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

John Powell
COCHRAN - Services for John Charles "Charlie" Powell will be at 11 a.m. today in Unadilla United Methodist Church with burial in Walnut Cemetery. Powell, 72, died Thursday, March 2, 2000. Born in Plant City, Fla., he was the son of the late T.J. and Lula Crumpler Powell. A Navy veteran, he lived in Unadilla for 52 years before moving to Cochran. He was retired from Robin Air Force Base as avionics maintenance manager. He was a member of Unadilla United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Proctor; daughter and son-in-law, June and Barry NeSmith of Cochran; brother and sisters, Jack Powell Jr. of Atlanta, Dolores Tysl of Anderson, S.C., and Carolyn Haynsworth of Plant City, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Unadilla United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 328, Unadilla 31091, or the Hospice of Central Georgia, P.O. Box 6533, Macon 31208.

Terry Queen
SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. - Services for Terry Lynn Queen will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Belin United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery, with full military honors. Queen, 57, died, Thursday, March 2, 2000. Born in Monroe, he was the son of the late Ralph B. Queen. He was an Air Force master sergeant retired after 22 years of service. He was owner and operator of Pro-Tech Security Patrol of Surfside Beach and was a member of Belin United Methodist Church.

Survivors include wife, Linda Rice Queen; son, Branton Rice Queen of Atlanta; mother, Dolores Young Queen of Warner Robins; and brother, the Rev. Rodney Queen of Macon.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. today in Goldfinch Funeral Home Beach Chapel. Memorials may be made to Belin United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 528, Murrels Inlet, S.C. 29576, or Central Fellowship Baptist Church, 8460 Hawkinsville Road, Macon 31216.

Florence Roberson
FORT VALLEY - Services for Florence "Bum" Roberson will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Trinity Baptist Church with burial in Willowlake Memorial Garden Cemetery. Roberson, 70, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000. She was born and attended schools in Peach County, the daughter of the late Arthur and Ofhidia Roberson. She was a domestic worker in Florida and New York. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

Survivors include her sisters, Cleo Simmons of Fort Valley and Ofhidia Howard of Reynolds; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

The family may be contacted at 304 Benjamin St., Fort Valley. The body will be placed in the church an hour prior to services. Habersham Funeral Home, Fort Valley, has charge of arrangements.

Peggy Shanteau
Services for Peggy Agatha Wynn Shanteau will be at 10 a.m. today in Bridges Funeral Home with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Shanteau, 71, died Thursday, March 2, 2000. She was born in Laurens County, the daughter of the late Ernest and Lavona Maddox Roberts, and graduated from Dudley High School. A graduate of the Macon Hospital School of Nursing, she worked a number of years as a registered nurse before joining Keebler Bakeries in quality control, from which she was retired. She was a former DAV Auxiliary state commander and was a member of the Flag City CB Club.

Survivors include her husband, Merlin Shanteau; a son, Billy Wynn of Summerville, S.C.; sisters and brother, Betty Fowler and Vondell Holliday, both of Athens, Jeanette Thomas of Wedowee, Ala., and Terry Roberts of Macon; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The family may be contacted at 1212 Gray Highway.

John Smith
SANDERSVILLE - Services for John Robert Smith will be at 4 p.m. Sunday in Kendall Heights Church of God with burial in the Davisboro City Cemetery. Smith, 58, died Thursday, Mar. 3, 2000. He was born in Washington County, the son of the late Floyd Wright and Mary Josey Smith. He was retired from Lapp Insulator after 27 years of service. He was a member of Kendall Heights Church of God.

Survivors include his children, Wilma Smith, Wayne Johnson and John W. Smith, all of Sandersville, and Wanda Mathis of Tennille; brothers and sisters, Floyd W. Smith Jr. of Aiken S.C., James A. Smith and Louise S. Bridges, both of Sandersville, William Smith of Davisboro, Annie M. Smith of Augusta, Nellie Ruth Manley of Doraville, Martha Jean Stubbs of Panama City, Fla., Lois S. Johnson of Mitchell, Sallie S. Bragg of Rincon and Rosa S. Smith of Langley, S.C.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Lang's Chapel and may be contacted at the residence of Wilma Smith on CB Club Road. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 632, Sandersville 31082.

Emily Tingle
FORSYTH - Services for Emily Fort Tingle will be at 3 p.m. today in Monroe County Memorial Chapel with burial in Monroe County Memorial Gardens. Tingle, 86, died Friday, Mar. 3, 2000. She was born in Monroe County. The widow of M.L. Tingle, she was the retired owner-operator of Tingle's Grocery. She was a member of Mid Way Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Gladys Williams of Forsyth; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Betty Wagner
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Betty Wagner will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Christopher-Smith Funeral Home with burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery. Wagner, 78, died Friday, March 3, 2000. She was born in Wichita, Kan., the daughter of the late George and Jean Wilson. She had lived in Warner Robins for the past 22 years and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Survivors include her children, Ronald Wagner of Warner Robins, Donald Wagner of Virginia Beach, Va., John Wagner of Kennesaw, and Thomas Wagner of Thomasville; a sister, Lucille Wiegrefe of South Carolina; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. The family will receive friends after. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Boy Scouts of America Troop 550, c/o Christ United Methodist Church, 511 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins 31088, or Sacred Heart Catholic Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 5052, Warner Robins 31099.


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