Miscellaneous Bibb County, Georgia Obituaries

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W.D. Bass
MONTEZUMA - Services for W.D. Bass will be at 3 p.m. today in First Salem Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Bass, 90, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000. He was a custodian for the Macon County Board of Education. He was a member and deacon of First Salem Baptist Church and was Sunday School superintendent.
Survivors include his children Willie Mae Tookes of Orlando, Fla., Alice Mae Bass of Columbus, Brenda Warren of Montezuma, Jerry Williams of Oglethorpe and Shirley Coleman of New Jersey; and 10 grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 409 Martin Luther King Drive. Hunter's Community Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Louise G. Bishop
SWAINSBORO - Services for Louise Greenway Bishop will be at 5 p.m. today in Union Grove United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Bishop, 83, died Saturday, June 2, 2000, after a brief illness.

Survivors include her children Ruth Jenkins, Betty Ann Wiggins and Jo Ann Joyner, all of Swainsboro; sisters and brothers, Marie Coglin and Troy Greenway, both of Greenville, Norma Hooks and Walter Greenway, both of Swainsboro, and Edward Greenway of Twin City; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

Sherman Black Sr.
FORT VALLEY - Services for Sherman Lee Black Sr. will be private. Black, 59, died Friday, June 2, 2000. He was born in Atlanta and had lived in Peach County since 1965. He was a retired diesel mechanic.

Survivors include his children Sherman Black Jr. of Warner Robins, Tim Black and Ople Black, both of Griffin, and Chad Black of Jonesboro; father, Archie Black of Dallas, Ga.; and sister and brother, Edna Brewer of Dallas, Ga., and Wayne Black.

Watson-Hunt Funeral Home in Perry has charge of arrangements.

Teresa Cameron
Services for Teresa Cameron will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Crest Lawn Funeral Home with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Cameron, 42, died Friday, June 2, 2000, in a local hospital. She was born in Bibb County, daughter of the late Thelma J. Ledford. She was an office clerk, retired from Meyer Laminates. She was Baptist.

Survivors include her husband, Stephen Sr. Cameron; children, April M. Baker, Tiffany Dortch and Stephanie D. Cameron, all of Macon; father, James H. Ledford of Macon; brothers, Robert F. Ledford of Morganton, N.C., and Terry Ledford of Pemberton, N.J.; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home and may be contacted at 3309 Pio Nono Circle and 4925 Log Cabin Drive.

Mary Carroll
McRAE - Services for Mary Carroll will be at 3 p.m. today in The Religious Center with burial in Pine Acre Cemetery, Helena. Carroll, 71, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000. She was born in Telfair County, daughter of the late Ammie Titmore.

Survivors include her children Patricia Carroll, Mary Josephine and Henry Gorham, all of McRae, and Ralph Carroll and Rufus Carrol, both of Germany; brothers Bobby Lee of McRae, and Tommie Lee and Jimmy Titmore, both of Umatilla, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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

Irene Daniely
Services for Irene Daniely will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Greater Allen Chapel AME Church, Macon, with burial in Liberty Chapel AME Church Cemetery, Thomaston. Daniely, 88, died Sunday, May 29, 2000, in a local hospital. She was born in Upson County, daughter of the late Albert and Carrie Canady. She attended Liberty Chapel School, where she was a teacher, and was a member of Greater Allen Chapel AME Church.

Survivors include her son, Willie Joe Daniely of Macon; and sisters, Adline Canady of Macon, and Lizzie King and Cleo Akinson, both of Ohio.

Bentley & Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Frances Edwards
MILNER - Services for Frances R. Edwards will be at 4 p.m. Monday in Haisten-Martin Funeral Home, Barnesville, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Griffin. Edwards, 68, died Friday, June 2, 2000, after a brief illness. The widow of W.L. Edwards, she was a substitute teacher in Lamar County for 16 years. She was a member of Orchard Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Ramona McDaniel of Milner; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home and also from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday.

Donta Ford
MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Donta Damario Ford will be at 4 p.m. today in Chapel of All Faiths with burial in Bone Cemetery. Ford died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, after a long illness. He was a sixth-grade student at Boddie Middle School.

Survivors include his mother, Joyce Evans of Milledgeville; father, Wayne Ford of Milledgeville; brothers and sisters Demarcus Ford, Christopher Paschal, Icess Evans, Cassandre Evans and Monique Dennis, all of Milledgeville; and grandparents Mildred Evans, Susie Mae Ford, and Ezell and Betty Adams, all of Milledgeville.

Peoples Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Bobby Garner
THOMASTON - Services for Bobby Ray Garner will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Coggins Funeral Home with burial in Crystal Hill Cemetery. Garner, 35, died Friday, June 2, 2000. He was a mechanic at Edenfields Sales and R and G Transmission. He attended the Assembly of God.

Survivors include his daughter, Cynthia Garner of Thomaston; parents, Ann Garner and Ray Garner, both of Thomaston; and brother and sisters Dale Garner and Tammy Garner, both of Thomaston, and Sheree Davis of Bremen.

The family will receive friends at 11 a.m. today in the funeral home and also from 6 to 8 p.m. today. The family may be contacted at 814 Ninth Ave.

Louvenia Green
Services for Louvenia Green will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Woodlawn Cemetery. Green died Thursday, June 1, 2000. She was born in Jones County, daughter of the late Elijah and Margie Spikes. She was a homemaker and member of St. Luke Baptist Church and usher board. She was the widow of Robert Green.

Survivors include her daughter, Ray Jean Miller of Macon; and sister, Mary F. Miller of Macon.

The family may be contacted at River Ridge Apartments, 3896 Riverside Drive, Apt. 3850. Bentley & Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Bruce Haddock
FORT VALLEY - Services for James Bruce Haddock will be at 11 a.m. Monday in First Baptist Church with burial in Oaklawn Cemetery. Haddock, 70, died Saturday, June 3, 2000. A graduate of the University of Georgia, he was a vice president, retired from Blue Bird Body Co. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Frank Withoth Sunday School Class and the Bill Glass Prison Ministry. He was active with the Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Priester Haddock; children Jeanni Haddock Budd of Macon and Richard Bruce Haddock of St. Augustine, Fla.; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Rooks Funeral Home, Fort Valley. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 209 S. Miller St., Fort Valley 31030.

Alice Hancock
JACKSON - Services for Alice Corine Busbee Hancock will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Middle Georgia Memory Gardens, Macon. Hancock, 88, died Friday, June 2, 2000. She was daughter of the late Seaborn and Minnie Busbee.

Survivors include her children, Peggy J. Pope of Jackson, Cynthia Burgamy of Norman, Okla., Irene Anderson of Council Bluff, Iowa, Glenn Hancock of Swainsboro and Allen Hancock Sr.; 17 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Sherrell, Wilson, Mangham Funeral Home and may be contacted at 258 Brookwood Ave.

Robert L. Harris
ATLANTA - Robert L. Harris died Thursday, June 1, 2000. He was a former resident of Macon.

Survivors include his wife, Pauline Harris; stepchildren Glenn Smith of Atlanta and Gloria Shepard of St. Augustine, Fla.; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

H.M. Patterson and Son, Oglethorpe Hill, Atlanta, had charge of arrangements.

Jimmy Holley
VIENNA - Services for Jimmy Holley will be at 11 a.m. Monday in First Baptist Church with burial in the City Cemetery. Holley, 80, died Saturday, June 3, 2000, at his residence. He was born in Dooly County, son of the late Bill and Roxie D. Holley. An Army veteran of World War II, he received two Bronze stars. A law enforcement officer for 41 years, he served the Vienna Police Department for 28 years, was Vienna police chief and was a Dooly County sheriff's deputy for 13 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Bernice Holley; son, Rodney Holley of Vienna; brother and sisters G.W. Holley of Sylvester, Christine Holmes of Warwick and Ruby Nutt of Vienna; and four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Bowen-NeSmith Funeral Home, Vienna. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Vienna, P.O. Box 351, Vienna 31092 or United Hospice, 415 E. Fourth Ave., Cordele 31015.

Charlie Hughley Sr.
FORSYTH - Services for Charlie Lee Hughley Sr. will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Macedonia Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Hughley, 74, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, in a local hospital after a long illness. He was retired from Forsyth Twine and Cordage Co. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Marion Hughley; children Charlie Hughley Jr., Fletcher M. Hughley, Andrew Hughley, Gussie Glover, James Hughley, Barbara Hughley, Bruce Hughley and Wanda Shannon; sister, Inez Freeman; 22 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 2217 and 2211 Flint Road. Willis-Peoples Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Morris Jenkins
PHILADELPHIA - Services for Morris T. Jenkins will be at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Ramon Catholic Church. Jenkins died Wednesday, May 31, 2000. He was son of the late Willie T. and Viola Jenkins.

Survivors include his wife, Joan Jenkins; children Jocelyn Jenkins, Jan Jenkins and Jackie Jenkins, all of Philadelphia; and sister and brother, Carolyn Yancey of Atlanta and Carl Jenkins of Philadelphia.

Dudley Funeral Home in Dublin has charge of arrangements.

Christian Joiner
HAWKINSVILLE - Services for Christian Vaughn Joiner, infant son of Laura Elaine Joiner of Hawkinsville, will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Joiner Family Cemetery, Pulaski Cemetery. Christian died Saturday, June 3, 2000.

Survivors in addition to his mother include his grandparents, Fred and Charlotte Joiner of Hawkinsville; and great-grandparents, Hal and Elaine Singletary of Pelham, Jane Green of Hawkinsville and Charles Collins of Longwood, Fla.

The family may be contacted at the residence of Fred and Charlotte Joiner, Route 2. Clark Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Verlie Jones
GARDEN CITY - Services for Verlie M. Tommie Edgecoe Jones will be at 3 p.m. Monday in Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro, with burial in Old Canoochee Church Cemetery.

Survivors include her children, Lisa Gail Jones of Savannah and Ronald E. Jones; sister and brother, Nancy E. Adams of Nelsonville, N.Y., and Lee B. Edgecoe Jr. of Tabor City, N.Y.; and two grandchildren.

Kenneth Kinchen
MILAN - Services for Kenneth E. Kinchen will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Greenlawn Baptist Church, Eastman, with burial in Antioch No. 2 Cemetery. Kinchen, 64, died Saturday, June 3, 2000, at his residence. He was born in Dodge County, son of the late Larry and Beulah Mae Kinchen. He was a retired plumber and member of Greenlawn Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Kinchen; children Margie Bridgers of Cochran, Sherry Yawn of Rhine, Cathy Neumans of Dexter and Tammy Allen of Milan; sister and brother, Mary Ann Cobb of Lilburn and Joe Charles Kinchen of Milan; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today in Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home, Eastman, and may be contacted at the residence, Antioch Church Road, Milan. The body will be in the church at 1 p.m.

Ruth May
KATHLEEN - Services for Ruth May will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Christ's Sanctified Holy Church, Perry, with burial in the church cemetery. May, 76, died Saturday, June 3, 2000, in a Perry Hospital. She was born in Terry, Miss., and had lived in Houston County over five years, moving from Fayetteville, Tenn. She was a bookkeeper, retired from Robuck Builders. She was a member of Christ's Sanctified Holy Church.

Survivors include her sister and brother, Mildred Cox and W. Otho Cox, both of Perry.

The family will receive friends at 7 p.m. today in the church. Watson-Hunt Funeral Home in Perry has charge of arrangements.

Lillie McArthur
UVALDA - Services for Lillie Pearl McArthur were Saturday in Shiloh Baptist Church. Burial was in Old Salem Cemetery. McArthur, 64, died Thursday, May 25, 2000. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Robert McArthur; children Tony McArthur and Gail McArthur, both of Mount Vernon, Tracie Brown of Valdosta and Jackie Smiley of Baxley; brothers and sisters the Rev. Lemac Pool, Christine McLain and Lorine Jackson, all of Vidalia, and John Thomas of Lizella; and four grandchildren.

Smalley-Brown Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Margaret Palmer
DUBLIN - Services for Margaret W. Palmer will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Woodlawn Cemetery, Nashville, Tenn. Palmer, 85, died Saturday, June 3, 2000, in a local hospital after a long illness. A former Alamo resident, she was a homemaker. She was a Baptist.

Survivors include her husband, Charles D. Palmer; daughter, Jane Futral of Alamo; sister, Ethel Johnson of California; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Ronnie L. Stewart Family Funeral Service in Glenwood has charge of arrangements.

Blanche Perkins
MARSHALLVILLE - Services for Blanche Rice Perkins will be at 2 p.m. Monday in St. James CME Church with burial in Colonel Felton Cemetery. Perkins, 82, died Thursday, June 1, 2000. The widow of Cliff B. Perkins, she was a homemaker. She was a member of St. James CME Church for 74 years.

Survivors include her daughter, Laura Mae McKenzie; sister, Mattie C. Rutledge of Washington, D.C.; and grandchildren John McKenzie, Aaron McKenzie and Eryn McKenzie, all of New Jersey.

Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.

Thomas D. Smith
Services for Thomas Doyle Smith will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with burial in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. Smith, 81, died Friday, June 2, 2000, in a local hospital. He was born in Emanuel County, son of the late Doyle Allan and Eula Wynn Smith. He was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II and was a member of American Legion and Marine Veterans of World War II Association. He was a steamfitter, was president of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local No. 472 and was instrumental in the founding of the Health and Welfare Fund. He was retired from Hayes Heating and Plumbing. He was a member of Cherokee Heights Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Yates Smith; children, Patricia Louise Hood of Charlotte, N.C., and Nancy Tommette Liles of Byron; grandchildren, Charles Hood, Steven Hood and Jonathan Hood, all of Charlotte, Tommette Cuebas of Warner Robins, Sherri Pipkin of Byron, Louisa Vaughn of Fort Valley and Donna Nikirk of Macon; and 15 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. today in the funeral home and may be contacted at the residence. Memorials may be made to Cherokee Heights Baptist Church, 2656 Napier Ave., Macon 31201.

Joseph Stanley Sr.
Services for Joseph Stanley Sr. will be at noon Tuesday in True Faith Church of God in Christ with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Stanley, 55, died Thursday, June 1, 2000. He was born in Bibb County, son of the late Lee Stanley. He was a Navy veteran and was a cabinet builder at Macon Cabinet.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Stanley; children Joseph Stanley Jr. of Florida, Allen Stanley, Kimberly Stanley and Damany Stanley, all of Macon, and Shonda Staley of Cincinnati; mother, Celia H. Stanley; sister and brother, Louise Stanley and Charles Simmons of Cincinnati; and 11 grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 3474 McKenzie Drive. Bentley & Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Edgar Wiggins
SWAINSBORO - Services for Edgar Wiggins will be at 3 p.m. today in Tomlinson Funeral Home with burial in Swainsboro City Cemetery. Wiggins, 88, died Thursday, June 1, 2000. He was retired from Elroy Turpentine Co. and David Emanuel Academy in Stillmore. He was a member of Union Primitive Baptist Church.

Survivors include his children, Solomon E. Wiggins of Swainsboro and the Rev. Joseph W. Wiggins of Reidsville; brother, Sam Wiggins of Columbus; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Agnes Wilder
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Agnes Wilder will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in McCullough Funeral Home with burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery. Wilder, 79, died Friday, June 2, 2000. She was born in Milledgeville, daughter of the late Ruben and Coy S. Patterson. She was a member of Shirley Hills Baptist Church. She was the widow of H.B. Scotty Wilder.

Survivors include her children Barbara Gaddy and Henry B. Wilder, both of Warner Robins, H.B. Wilder Jr. of Great Falls, Mont., and Rick Wilder of Gainesville, Fla.; brother, Eugene Patterson of Milledgeville; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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


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