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Fred D. Barfield
Services for Fred Donald Barfield will be private. Barfield, 75, died Sunday, May 7, 2000, in a local hospital. Son of the late Joseph Patterson and Alice Samantha Smith Barfield, he was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a security guard, retired from the Veterans Administration hospital in Decatur. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include his children Regina Nipper of Raleigh, N.C., and Scott Barfield of Waynesboro.

Bridges Funeral Home, Gray, has charge of arrangements.

Cullen Brinkley
STOCKBRIDGE - Services for Cullen S. Brinkley will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, Stockbridge. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in Monroe Memorial Gardens, Forsyth. Brinkley, 61, died Monday, May 8, 2000. He was an engineer, retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation after 34 years of service. He was a member of Roadrunners Travel Club and Dutchman Camping Club.

Survivors include his wife, Connie Brinkley; children Rhonda Beinburg of Stockbridge, Keith Brinkley of Conyers and Ronald Brinkley of Forsyth; mother, Dorothy Brinkley of Forsyth; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 tonight in the funeral home.

Robert Carter
Services for Robert W. "Bob" Carter will be at 11 a.m. today in Wesleyan Drive Baptist Church with burial in Macon Memorial Park. Carter, 62, died Monday, May 8, 2000. He was the son of the late Perue and Margaret Carter. An Army veteran, he was retired from Robins Air Force Base and worked at Tattnall Square Academy. He coached Macon Little League and was an organizer of North Macon Little League Association. He was a member of Wesleyan Drive Baptist Church and Fellowship Men's Sunday School Class.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Carter; children Wanda Morrison of Lizella and Sucee Doniel of Macon; stepson Billy Doniel of Tybee Island; sister and brothers Donna Bone of Commerce, Carl Carter of Macon and Calvin Carter of Midway; two grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and a great-stepgrandchild.

The family may be contacted at 843 Woodsdale Terrace, Macon 31210. Memorials may be made to Association for Retarded Citizens, 4664 Sheraton Drive, Macon 31210 or Windsor Academy, 4150 Jones Road, Macon 31216.

Leavy Chafin
Services for Leavy Chafin will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Hart's Mortuary with burial in Macon Memorial Park. Chafin, 78, died Monday, May 8, 2000. He served with the 385th AA Battalion during World War II and was retired from Robins Air Force Base after 43 years. He was a member of Mickey Fuller Lodge, Scottish Rite Temple and Al Sihah Temple. He was a member, elder and trustee of East Macon United Methodist Church, where he served on pastor's parish relationship committee.

Survivors include his children, Dianne Damron of Byron and Denise Nowell, both of Sarasota, Fla.; brothers, Alvie Chafin of Macon and Leland Chafin of Hawkinsville; and four grandchildren.

Family will be at 5155 Houser's Mill Road, Byron. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to East Macon United Methodist Church, 424 Church St., Macon 31217.

Bennie Chappell
DRY BRANCH - Services for Bennie L. Chappell will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Stone Creek Baptist Church, Twiggs County, with burial in the church cemetery. Chappell, 93, died Sunday, May 7, 2000. The widower of Bertha Stephens Chappell, he was a retired farmer.

Survivors include his son, Robert Chappell of Macon; sisters and brother Lillian Stephens, Willie O. Hill, Carrie Emory, Gladys Anderson, Josephine Willmore and Villina Williams, all of Twiggs County, and James Fitzpatrick; 16 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 26 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Hutchings Funeral Home, Macon, and will be at 2024 Joe Brown Drive.

Brunell Cox
MIDVILLE - Services for Brunell Johnson Cox will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Hendley, Rountree and Powell Funeral Home, Swainsboro, with burial in Lewis Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Jenkins County. Cox, 81, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000. She was a seamstress, retired from Carter Manufacturing Co. and was a member of Garfield Community Club. She attended Lewis Primitive Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Roxanne Cox of Thomson; and sisters Irene Joiner of Midville and Louise Lane of Millen.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home and will be at 2316 Old Savannah Road. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lewis Primitive Baptist Church, c/o Ruby Lee Lane, 4167 Lane Road, Millen 30442.

O.E. Hall
CORDELE - Services for O.E. Hall will be at 2 p.m. today in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Hall, 77, died Monday, May 8, 2000. He was a retired self-employed television repairman.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth W. Hall; and sisters Eva Brantley and Nina Jane Dillard, both of Cordele.

Hughes & Wright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Thelma Harrison
EASTMAN - Services for Thelma F. Harrison will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Bowers Cemetery. Harrison, 75, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000. The widow of H.C. Harrison, she was a retired legal secretary. She was a member of Empire Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Billie Owens of Cochran; and grandson, Jeffrey Owens of Byron.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Fisher Funeral Home and may be contacted at the Owens residence, Bowers Cemetery Road.

Robert Hicks
BRADENTON, Fla. - Services for Robert S. Hicks will be held later at Skyway Memorial Gardens. Hicks, 74, died Friday, May 5, 2000. He was a tool and die machinist, retired from General Motors.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Hicks; and sisters and brother Ruth Featherman and Mary Swope, both of Pontiac, Mich., Esther Rice of Springhill, Fla., and Earl Hicks of Harrisburg, Ill.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 2975 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, Fla. 34239, or the American Diabetes Association, 5011-L, W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, Fla. 33634. Griffith-Cline Funeral Home in Bradenton has charge of arrangements.

Joseph Hood
EASTMAN - Services for Joseph M. Hood will be private. Hood, 68, died Monday, May 8, 2000. He was an auto mechanic.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Hood; children Dauphine Hood of Covington, Gayle Crawley of Orlando, Fla., Kay Purser of Cochran, Elaine Barrett of Loganville, Sue Haley of Eastman and David Runels of Vienna; mother, Eula Silva of Eastman; stepchildren Johnny Hood of Smyrna and James Bennett, both of Grayson; sister Nancy Robertson of Eastman; 19 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Richard Hood
LYONS - Services for Richard Sadler Hood will be at 3 p.m. today in Murchison Funeral Home, Vidalia, with burial in Lyons City Cemetery. Hood, 78, died Monday, May 8, 2000. A retired farmer, he was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Ethel O'Neal Hood; children, Patricia Clark and Linda Waldrop, both of Hudson, N.C., Carol Powell of Mocksville, N.C., James Hood of Hickory, N.C., and Michael Hood of Morgantown, N.C.; sisters and brothers, Evelyn Russ and G.L. Hood, both of Clarkton, N.C., Rachel Horton of Elizabethtown, N.C., and Harold Hood of Bladenboro, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The family may be contacted at 191 E. Thompson St.

Thomas Hooper
Services for Thomas Bertron Hooper will be at 3:30 p.m. today in Holsey Temple CME Church with burial in Middle Georgia Memory Gardens. Hooper, 90, died Saturday, May 6, 2000. He was a claims adjuster, retired from Atlanta Life Insurance Co. A community and political activist, he was a member of the Morehouse College Alumni chapter, Homosophian Civic Club and the Democratic Party.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Wilkins Hooper.

The family may be contacted at 1970 Vining Circle. Hutchings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Lee Hutchinson
CORDELE - Services for Lee Willie Hutchinson will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Dekle Funeral Home with burial in Sunnyside Cemetery. Hutchinson, 80, died Monday, May 8, 2000.

Survivors include his children Billy Van Hutchinson and Therese H. Turner, both of Cordele, and Jean H. DuPriest of Box Springs.

The family may be contacted at 1604 S. Fifth St.

Jayne Jackson
BONAIRE - Services for Jayne Joyce Jackson will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial in Bonaire Cemetery. Jackson, 78, died Monday, May 8, 2000. She was a former member of the Bonaire Home Economics Club and volunteer for the Crisis Hotline and Bonaire Elementary School library. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Survivors include her children Frank Jackson of Bonaire, Priscilla Clement of Warner Robins, Carol Moltz of Byron and Janine Jackson of Kathleen; brothers and sister John Joyce of Arizona, Robert Joyce of Connecticut and Kathryn Boone of Bonaire; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

A rosary will be said at 6 p.m. today in Heritage Memorial Funeral Home.

Claude Maddox
GRESSTON - Services for Claude L. Maddox will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Southerland Funeral Chapel, Eastman, with burial in Gresston Holiness Cemetery. Maddox, 60, died Tuesday, May 8, 2000. He was a maintenance supervisor, retired from Middle Georgia College.

Survivors include his wife, Sheila Maddox; children Paul Maddox of Eastman and Carl Maddox of Cochran; stepchildren Ronnie Stone and Michael Crenshaw, both of Eastman; sister and brother Sara White of Gresston and Bobby Maddox of Eastman; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home and may be contacted at the White residence.

Hubert Payne
BUTLER - Services for Hubert Payne will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Payne, 88, died Monday, May 8, 2000. A lifelong Taylor County resident, he was the retired owner of Payne Motor Co. in Butler. He was a retired farmer and former councilman for the city of Butler for many years.

Survivors include his daughter, Nina P. Jarrell of Butler; sister, Catherine P. Giles of Butler; and two grandchildren.

Edwards Funeral Home, Butler, has charge of arrangements.

Lamar Price
JONES COUNTY - Services for Lamar Brinson Price will be at 11 a.m. today in Bridges Funeral Home, Gray, with burial in Cedar Ridge Cemetery. Price, 59, died Monday, May 8, 2000. He was son of the late Lamar C. Price and was the owner of Price Trucking.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara J. Price; children Tannie Schenk of Arab, Ala., and Maudie Price, Keith Price and Tim Price, all of Jones County; mother, Helen Thigpen of Wadley; sisters, Helen Long of Martinez, Barbara Greene of Swainsboro and Connie Upton of Wadley; and three grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at the residence on Chambers Road.

Joyce E. Ricks
PHILADELPHIA - Services for Joyce Elaine Ricks will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Wood Funeral Home, Philadelphia, with burial in Hill Cemetery. Ricks died Sunday, May 7, 2000.

Survivors include her children Albert K. Ricks, Jacquelyn Ricks-Martin, Lisa E. Ricks and Jack Ricks III; and four grandchildren.

Agnes Sewell
HAWKINSVILLE - Services for Agnes Dent "Tot" Sewell will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Hughes & Wright Funeral Home, Cordele, with burial in Sunnyside Cemetery. Sewell, 79, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, in a local nursing center. Born in Taylor County, she was a homemaker. She was a member of Third Street Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children Ken Sewell of Hawkinsville and Max Sewell of Cochran; sisters and brothers Kate Woodard, John Dent and Mack Dent, all of Cordele, and Mary Wright and Joyce Moore, both of Vienna; brothers John Dent and Mack Dent, both of Cordele; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

James Shirah
ASHBURN - Services for James H. Shirah will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Rose Hill Cemetery, with full military honors. Shirah, 53, died Monday, May 8, 2000. He was a retired master sergeant in the Marine Corps. He served during the Vietnam War and received the Purple Heart, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with palm/frame, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Cross and several other medals and citations. He was also a drill instructor in the Marine Corps and rifle marksman instructor. He was a transport officer at the Turner County Sheriff's Department. He was a member of Sycamore Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Linda W. Shirah; children Roxana Royal and Shane Shirah, both of Ashburn; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Perry Funeral Chapel, Ashburn.

Nora Smith
DUBLIN - Services for Nora Miller Smith will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Umatilla Cemetery, Umatilla, Fla. Smith, 96, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000. Born in Montgomery County, she was the daughter of the late George D. and Lizzie Warnock Miller. She was the widow of Ernest L. Smith.

Survivors include her son A.D. Williams of Dublin; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight in Sammons Funeral Home.

William E. Smith
Memorial services for William Exley Smith will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Forest Hills United Methodist Church. Burial will be private. Smith, 72, died Monday, May 8, 2000, in a local hospital. He graduated from Riverside Military Academy and the Georgia Institute of Technology, earning a degree in civil engineering with a practice of structural engineering. An Army veteran of World War II, he was founder and owner of William Exley Smith Co. and was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He was a member of the Older Adult Ministries and was a volunteer for Golden Opportunities at The Medical Center of Central Georgia. He was a member of Forest Hills United Methodist Church, where he was a lay leader, member of the finance committee and Faithful Friends Sunday School Class.

Survivors include his wife, Helen High Smith; children David F. Smith of Mebane, N.C., Lee High Smith of Smyrna, Matthew F. Smith of Bellvue, Wash., and William Exley Smith Jr. of Albany; sisters Margaret Lancaster of Warner Robins and Carolyn Miller of Colonial Beach, Va.; and eight grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, and may be contacted at 559 Wesleyan Drive, Macon 31210. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Forest Hills United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1217 Forest Hill Road, Macon 31210.

Sherrill Stafford
CENTERVILLE - Services for Joseph Sherrill Stafford will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Centerville First Baptist Church with burial in Centerville Cemetery. Stafford, 67, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000. He was the son of the late J.P. and Lois Stafford. An Army veteran, he was retired from civil service at Robins Air Force Base. He was mayor of Centerville for 16 years. He was chairman of the Houston County Commission and was recently sworn in as president of the Association County Commissioners of Georgia. He was a member of Centerville First Baptist Church, where he taught the Shining Lights Sunday School Class. He also was a member of the Kiwanis Club of Perry.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Hallman Stafford; children Laura Stafford Poythress and Dorothy Stafford, both of Centerville; sister, Jeanette Stafford Gorman of Panama City, Fla.; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Heritage Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to HODAC Victim Resource Center, 2762 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins 31093.

Golden Thomas
GORDON - Services for Golden Thomas will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Dixon Temple Church of God in Christ, Toomsboro, with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Gordon. Thomas, 96, died Sunday, May 7, 2000. He was retired from Central Railroad and Gordon Medical Center. He was a member of the usher board at Dixon Temple Church of God in Christ.

Survivors include his stepchildren, Patricia Mack of Macon, Bobby Miller and Hope Carter, both of Houston, Texas, Beverly Burden of Gordon and Jeffery Miller of San Diego; brothers, W.E. Thomas of Detroit and Barbanus Thomas of Cleveland, Ohio; and seven grandchildren.

Family may be contacted at 110 Hooks St., Gordon. Whipple & Allen Funeral Home, Toomsboro, has charge of arrangements.

Chris Woodward
ATLANTA - Services for Chris D. Woodward will be private. Woodward, 43, died Monday, May 8, 2000.

Survivors include his sisters and brothers Jane Woodward, Patricia Woodward, Susan Woodward, Allen Woodward, Paul Woodward and Peter Woodward.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Murphy-Harpst Vashti Methodist Children's Home, P.O. Box 247, Cedar Town 30125. H.M. Patterson & Son Spring Hill Chapel 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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