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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.

George Albritton
GRAY - Services for George Thomas Albritton will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Bridges Funeral Home with burial in Cedar Ridge Cemetery. Albritton, 69, died Thursday, June 8, 2000, at his residence. Son of the late Walter W. and Cora Harris Albritton, he was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a roofing superintendent, retired from work for the Houston County Board of Education. He was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara C. Albritton; children Karen A. Skandera and Glenn T. Albritton, both of Gray; sister and brother, Jewel A. Whidden of Collegedale, Tenn., and Wallace Albritton of Arnold, Mo.; three grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and a great-stepgrandchild.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home and may be contacted at the residence on Ga. 18 West, Jones County. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Vista Hospice Care Foundation, 750 Baconsfield Drive, Suite 115, Macon 31211.

Nancy Baker
VIDALIA - Services for Nancy Baker will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Jones-Stewart Funeral Home, Lyons, with burial in Soperton City Cemetery. Baker, 91, died Friday, June 9, 2000, after a long illness. Born in Treutlen County, she lived in Lyons most of her life. She was a charter member of New Corinth Baptist Church in Alston.

Survivors include her sister, Mozelle Cartrette of Hinesville.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. today in the funeral home.

Charles Blackshear
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. - Services for Charles Blackshear will be at 4:30 p.m. today in King Chapel Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Blackshear, 77, died Sunday, June 4, 2000.

Survivors include his children Tony Blackshear, Verdie Blackshear and Maggie Gotling, all of Jacksonville, N.C., and Charles Blackshear of Philadelphia; brother and sisters Quning Blackshear of Burgraw, N.C., Leola Fuller, Annie King, Clare McCloud and Pinelle Blackshear, all of Fitzgerald, Mattie Blackshear of New Brunswick, N.J., and Ethel Gaulden of Connecticut.

Hall's Funeral Home in Fitzgerald has charge of arrangements.

Joe Chapman
Memorial services for Joe Chapman will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church, High Place. Burial will be private. Chapman, 77, died Thursday, June 8, 2000, in a local hospital. Son of the late Home and Maggie Shoemaker Chapman, he was retired from the Navy, including service during World War II, and was retired from Robins Air Force Base. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Baker Chapman; children, Bill Chapman of St. Marys and Dan Chapman of Macon; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends following services at the church and may be contacted at 1007 Hillyer Ave., Macon 31204. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 511 High Place, Macon 31201. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.

Essie Coker
THOMASTON - Services for Essie Leona Waddell Coker will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Faith Baptist Church with burial in Upson Memorial Gardens. Coker, 92, died Thursday, June 8, 2000. Born in Washington, Ala., she lived most of her life in Upson County. She worked in the twister room at Martha Mills for 47 years. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children Jerry Coker, Charlene Patrick and Linda Watson, all of Thomaston, and Janice Watson of Macon; sister, Juanita Waddell of Thomaston; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today in Coggins Funeral Home.

Rodney Cumbus Sr.
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Rodney F. Cumbus Sr. will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in McCullough Funeral Home with entombment in Magnolia Park Mausoleum. Cumbus, 75, died Thursday, June 8, 2000. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a machinist, retired from Robins Air Force Base. He was a member of Second Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife; children Rodney F. Cumbus Jr. and Linda Diane Bateman, both of Warner Robins; brothers and sister Tony Cumbus, Mitchell Cumbus and Ron Cumbus, all of Florahomme, Fla., and Jeanette Rogers of Roanoke, Ala.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Jacqueline Dawson
CORDELE - Services for Jacqueline "Toot" Dawson will be at 4 p.m. Sunday in New Oak Grove Baptist Church with burial in Bethel Cemetery. Dawson, 42, died Wednesday, June 7, 2000. She was a member of New Oak Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children, Requal S. Carter, Charles Windom Jr., Henry Dawson, Tosha Dawson, Lavara Polite and Travis McCloud; parents, Wynette Jordan of Cordele and Roosevelt Zanders Sr. of Fort Pierce, Fla.; sisters and brothers, Beverly Lowe of Cordele, Cassandra Spivey and Sharon Taylor, both of St. Petersburg, Fla., Tasha Zanders of Fort Pierce, Roosevelt Zanders Jr. and Reginald Zanders, both of Americus, and Samuel Jordan of Oakland, Calif.; grandmother, Sallie Mae Childs of Vienna; and 13 grandchildren.

Bentley Carson Memorial Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Jesse Glee
HAWKINSVILLE - Services for Jesse James Glee will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in New Hope Baptist Church with burial in New Hope Cemetery. Glee, 54, died Monday, June 5, 2000. He was born in Pulaski County, son of the late Lugene Edwards and Yank Glee. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors include his children Renae Glee and Frank James Glee, both of Orlando, Fla., Tosha Glee of Memphis, Tenn., and Willie James Glee of Rochelle; sisters and brothers Johnnie Mae Colson, Minnie Peavy and Gene Autry Glee, all of Hawkinsville, Rosa Mae Dillard, Herbert Glee and Strong Glee, all of Cordele, Willie Lawrence Glee of Atlanta and Johnny Glee of Vienna.

The family may be contacted at 404 Fale St. Tharpe Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Raymond Goree
MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Raymond J. Goree will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Williams White Columns Funeral Home with burial in County Line Baptist Church Cemetery. Goree, 78, died Friday, June 9, 2000, at his residence. He was born in Randolph County, son of the late Claude and Mary T. Goree. He was retired from Georgia Power after 35 years and from civil service after 10 years. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Lois Jackson Goree; children Brenda Del Goree Johnson and Cheryl Goree Smettz, both of Milledgeville; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home and from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Hazel Griffin
HAWKINSVILLE - Services for Hazel H. Griffin will be at 4 p.m. today in Liberty Hill United Methodist Church with burial in Morningside Cemetery, Rochelle. Griffin, 75, died Thursday, June 8, 2000. She was born in Pulaski County, daughter of the late William T. and Carrie Summers Harris. She had lived in Pulaski County for the past 10 years, having moved from Rochelle, where she lived for 45 years. She was a member of Liberty Hill United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her children Joan Pape of Bonaire, June Miller of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Dee Dee Goss of Hawkinsville; brother and sister, Odie Harris and Evelyn Massengale, both of Macon; and four grandchildren.

Frazier and Son Funeral Home in Rochelle has charge of arrangements.

Hubert Groseclose Jr.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Hubert F. Groseclose Jr. will be at 2 p.m. today in First United Methodist Church in Milledgeville with burial at 2 p.m. Sunday in Oakwood Cemetery, Pulaski, Va. He was born in Pulaski, son of the late Hubert F. Groseclose Sr. and Mary Shuff. He graduated from the University of Virginia, was a World War II veteran and was retired from Allied Chemical Co. He was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ellen M. Steger Groseclose; children Hubert F. Groseclose III of Douglasville and David Groseclose of Milledgeville; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 300 W. Hancock St., Milledgeville 31061. Moores Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Benjamin Hammock Sr.
ROBERTA - Services for Benjamin M. Hammock Sr. will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Crest Lawn Funeral Home, Macon, with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Hammock, 42, died Friday, June 9, 2000. He was an electrician with Armstrong World Industries. He was a coach with Roberta Little League. He was a member of Union No. 461. He was a member of Rogers Road Church.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia H. Hammock; children Jennifer Reynolds of Lizella, Benjamin M. Hammock Jr. and William M. Hammock, both of Roberta; parents, Harvey L. Hammock Sr. and Mary Hammock of Lizella; brothers and sister Harvey Hammock Jr. of Byron, Kenneth Hammock of Stockbridge, Robert Hammock of Lizella and Stella O'Reilly of Macon; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home and may be contacted at 5310 Rogers Road.

Leo Harris
NEW YORK CITY - Services for Leo Harris will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Bentley & Sons Funeral Home, Macon, with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Harris died Wednesday, May 31, 2000. He was born in Bland County, Va., son of the late Robert and Nannie Harris. He served four years in the Marine Corps and was a Vietnam War veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Harris; and sisters and brothers Barbara Wilson, David Harris, Laura Clemons and Herbert Morris, all of Macon, Eugene Harris of California, Fred Harris of Culver City, Calif., James Harris of Long Beach, Calif., Maxine Clemons of Eastman, Joan Adams of Jackson, N.C., and Patricia Primus of Weldon, N.C.

The family may be contacted at 4160 Houston Ave., Macon.

Lee Hicks
WRIGHTSVILLE - Services for Lee Wesley Hicks will be at 2 p.m. today in Mount Pleasant AME Church with burial in the church cemetery. Hicks, 66, died Sunday, June 4, 2000.

Survivors include his brother and sister, Lee Lewis Hicks of Chicago and Essie Mae Worthen of Wrightsville.

Wyche's Funeral Home in Dublin has charge of arrangements.

Lena Houston
DUBLIN - Services for Lena Houston will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Buckeye Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Houston, 46, died Wednesday, June 7, 2000.

Survivors include her son, Tracy Henderson; stepson, Wyman Montford; mother, Annie Maude Moore of Dublin; and five grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 904 Euclid St. Dudley Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Phyllis MacKeen
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Phyllis Althea MacKeen will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial in Andersonville National Cemetery. MacKeen, 77, died Thursday, June 8, 2000. A homemaker, telephone operator and a Red Cross volunteer for 32 years, she was a member of the Robins Air Force Base Officers Wives Club. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Survivors include her husband, Maj. Arnold MacKeen; son, Gregory A. MacKeen of Orlando, Fla.; sister, Jane Smith of Tampa, Fla.; and a grandchild.

A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Sunday in McCullough Funeral Home with visitation until 9 p.m.

Charles McDuffie
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Charles D. McDuffie will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Christopher-Smith Funeral Home with burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery. McDuffie, 67, died Thursday, June 8, 2000. He was an Air Force veteran and was retired from Robins Air Force Base after 28 years. He was a member of American Legion and Loyal Order of Moose and was a Master Mason and Shriner.

Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Snay; children, Jeffrey Snay and Mark Snay, both of Warner Robins; sisters and brother, Martha Ellen Kilpatrick of Fitzgerald, Nell Taylor of New Mexico, Katherine Wilkes of Ocilla, Theresa Bloom of Miami Shores, Fla., and Robert McDuffie of Warner Robins; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Houston County.

W.C. McKinley
PITTS - Services for W.C. "Cecil" McKinley will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Union Baptist Church with burial in Union Cemetery. McKinley, 82, died Thursday, June 8, 2000. He was born in Wilcox County, son of the late Horace and Irene McKinley. A retired farmer, he was a member of Rochelle Masonic Lodge No. 190 F&AM and the Cordele Lions Club. He was a member of Union Baptist Church.

Survivors include his children Wayne McKinley of Pitts, Janice Dent of Sylvester and Sandra Coptsias of Plains; brothers and sister, Harold McKinley of Houston, Texas, Gerald McKinley and Charles McKinley, both of Orange Park, Fla., John McKinley of Green Cove Springs, Fla., and Mary Fletcher of Kerrville, Texas; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Frazier & Son Funeral Home, Rochelle, and may be contacted at the residence on Cleveland Avenue, Pitts.

Daniel Poundstone
LIZELLA - Services for Daniel Thomas Poundstone will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Grafton National Cemetery, Grafton, W.Va. Poundstone, 46, died Feb. 13, 2000, in a Texarkana, Texas, hospital. Born in Denver, he was retired from the Air Force. He was a member of Willow Tree Baptist Church in Katy, W.Va.

Survivors include his wife, Colleen Johnson Poundstone; children Derrick Poundstone of Waterbury, Conn., and Justin Poundstone of Rapid City, S.D.; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Poundstone of North Port, Fla.; and brother, Jimmy Poundstone of Macon.

Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Rebecca Pruett
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Rebecca E. Pruett will be at 4 p.m. Sunday in First Baptist Church in Centerville with burial in Parkway Memorial Gardens. Pruett, 68, died Thursday, June 7, 2000, at her residence after a long illness. She was born in Charleston, S.C., daughter of the late Roy and Ruby Cape. She was retired from civil service at Robins Air Force Base. She was a member of First Baptist Church and the Senior Adult Sunday School Class.

Survivors include her children Randy Pruett, Donna Mims and Elaine Cahalan, all of Warner Robins, and Debbie Harris of Mobile, Ala.; brothers, Clarence Cape of Atlanta, Donnie Cape of Milledgeville and Robert Cape of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today in Christopher-Smith Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Houston County.

James Taylor
Services for James Alton Taylor will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Oak Grove Methodist Church Cemetery, Fayette, Ala. Taylor, 66, died Friday, June 9, 2000, at his residence. Son of the late Luther Daniel Taylor, he was a former crew foreman with R.L. Vaughn Inc. for 30 years.

Survivors include his children Daniel C. Taylor of Jackson, Jeffrey A. Taylor of Hawaii, Rita Diane Taylor of Macon, and Peter James Whitfield and Susan Marie Whitfield, both of Huntsville, Ala.; mother, Rosa Lee Barnes of Fayette; sister, Juanita Madison of Fayette; and six grandchildren.

Reece Funeral Home in Jeffersonville has charge of arrangements.

Kaliyah Wiliams
Kaliyah Williams, infant daughter of Florrie Williams and Steven Daniel of Macon, died Thursday, June 8, 2000, in a local hospital.

Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her brother, Marcus Sallette of Macon; and grandparents, Kathy Jackson and Irvin Jackson, both of Macon.

The family may be contacted at 2890 Tarve Court. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

Raymond Wright
BARNESVILLE - Services for Raymond Andrew Wright will be at 2 p.m. today in Calvary Baptist Church with burial in Lamar Memory Gardens. Wright, 77, died Thursday, June 8, 2000, in a Monroe County hospital after a long illness. An Army veteran, he received the Purple Heart and was a Mason. He was a deacon at Calvary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Young Wright; children Joel Dwight Wright of Annapolis, Md., and Donna Fuller of Beaumont, Texas; brother, Howard Wright of Barnesville; and four grandchildren.

Haisten-Martin Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.


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