Miscellaneous Bibb County, Georgia Obituaries

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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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