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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.

A.H. Bazemore
BUTLER - Services for A.H. Riley "Bill" Bazemore will be at 11 a.m. today in Antioch Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Bazemore, 84, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000. He was retired from civil service at Robins Air Force Base. He was an antique clock and watch repairman. The widower of Sarah Bazemore, he was a member of First Baptist Church in Butler and Fickling Lodge No. 129 for over 50 years.
Survivors include his son, William Bazemore of Butler; sister, Christine McManus of Thomaston; a grandchild; and several great-grandchildren.

Edwards Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Jerry Bennett
CORDELE - Services for Jerry Bennett will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Bentley Carson Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery. Bennett, 55, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000. A native of Dooly County, he was the son of the late George and Josephine Bennett. He was a truck driver.

Survivors include his children, Reginald Crapp, Gregory Crapp and Ricky Sanders, all of Cordele, and Annette Jackson of Unadilla; brothers, Dedrick Fudge of Pahokee, Fla., Joe Eddie Law of Florida, J.C. Bennett of Charlotte, N.C. and Joe Louis Bennett of Cordele; sister, Sallie Mae Bennett of Atlanta; and five grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 415 16th Ave. West, Cordele.

Mary Brickle
PAYNE CITY - Services for Mary R. Brickle will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Macon Memorial Park. Brickle, 86, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000. She was a spooler, retired from Bibb Manufacturing Co. She was a member of Living Waters Fellowship.

Survivors include her children, Leverne B. Robertson of Lizella and Alton R. Fincher of Macon; sister, Carrie Woodall of Barnesville; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today in Crest Lawn Funeral Home and may be contacted at 5052 Sandy Point Road, Lizella. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Care Options, 151 College St., Macon 31201.

Lucretia Chesnut
RESERVE, Kan. - Services for Lucretia Margaret Chesnut will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Clark Funeral Home, Falls City, Neb., with burial in Cornelison Cemetery, Reserve. Chesnut, 84, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000. She was the daughter of the late Leslie Ewing and Bessie Swain Frye. She attended High School in Reserve, where she had lived most of her life, as well as in Falls City. The widow of Robert Chesnut, she was a homemaker and member of First Christian Church of Reserve and BPO Does No. 56 in Falls City.

Survivors include her children, Dale Chesnut of Lincoln, Neb., and Albert Chesnut of Macon; sister and brother, Alice Meyer of Winchester, Tenn., and Don Frye of Falls City; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

Pascal Collier
FORT VALLEY - Services for Pascal Collier will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Oaklawn Cemetery. Collier, 77, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000. An Army veteran of World War II, he was retired from Robins Air Force Base. He was Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret R. Collier; children, Calvin Collier of Covington and Terry Collier of Fort Valley; sisters, Verna Kessler of Gainesville, Fla., Pauline Beard of Winter Garden, Fla., Stella Jones of Fort Valley and Evelyn Pickard of Columbus; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Rooks Funeral Home, Fort Valley.

Barbara Corbin
SANDERSVILLE - Services for Barbara Renfroe Corbin will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Davisboro Methodist church with burial in Davisboro City Cemetery. Corbin, 57, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000.

Survivors include her husband, John D. Corbin Jr.; children, Kimberly Botterbusch of Atlanta, Gregory Hutchins of Spain and Christopher Hutchins of New Mexico; parents, Willard Renfroe Sr. of Sandersville and Florence Renfroe of Atlanta; sister and brother, Sherrie Clark of Atlanta and Willard Renfroe Jr. of Sandersville; and a grandchild.

The family may be contacted at 845 E. McCarty St., Sandersville. Southcare Memorial Chapel in Smyrna has charge of arrangements.

Lula Davis
DUBLIN - Services for Lula Bell Davis will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Mitchell Grove Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Davis, 49, died Monday, Aug. 7, 2000.

Survivors include her children, Leslie Daniel Jr., Janice Davis, Shanta Davis, Tyrone Davis, Gerone Davis, Margie Davis, Maxine Davis, Gerran Davis, Shaquita Davis, Quition Davis and Angela Davis, all of Dublin; mother, Willie Dudley of Wrightsville; sisters and brothers, Ruthie Smith, Bernestine Johnson, Phil Dudley and Charlie Dudley, all of Wrightsville.

The family may be contacted at 102 Forest Ave., Dublin.

Dudley Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Earnest Ellerbee
ASHBURN - Services for Earnest "Dick" Ellerbee will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Harmony Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Ellerbee, 71, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000. The son of the late William and Addie Ellerbee, he served in the Army and was a retired dispatcher and jailor from the Turner County Sheriff's Department. He was a member and deacon of Harmony Baptist Church and the Sunday School.

Survivors include his children, Royce Ellerbee of Ashburn, David Ellerbee of Buford and Dianne Dryer of Leary; brothers and sister, James Ellerbee of Ashburn, Royce Ellerbee of Albany and Willie Chattin of Sylvester; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today in Perry Funeral Chapel, Ashburn.

Johnny Fryer
LAMAR COUNTY - Services for Johnny B. Fryer will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Antioch Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Fryer, 63, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000.

Survivors include his wife, Betty B. Fryer; children, Michael Fryer, Sonya Horton and Patricia Fryer Taylor, all of Barnesville, Jacquline Fryer of Macon; brother, Nathaniel Wright of Jacksonville, Fla.; and 13 grandchildren.

Bentley & Sons Funeral Home in Barnesville has charge of arrangements.

Dr. Horace Gray Sr.
Services for Dr. Horace Benton Gray Sr. will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Riverside United Methodist Church with burial in Riverside Cemetery, north gate. Gray, 93, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000. He was a teacher in Volusia County school and in Tavares, Fla., was principal at Oak Alley High School and superintendent of Brevard County schools. He was awarded a Ph.D. at Florida State University, where he was a member of Phi Kappa Phi. He taught at Florida State College for Women, was professor emeritus at Wesleyan College, where he was coordinator of secondary education, and taught at Mercer University.

Survivors include his children, Mary Rose Barnes of Smyrna, Dr. Horace Benton Gray Jr. of Houston, Texas, Walter Ezell Gray of Dallas, Texas, and John Curtis Gray of Nashville, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Hart's Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Dr. Horace Gray Scholarship Fund, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon 31210.

Eleanor Gray
GRAY - Services for Eleanor Gray will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Grace Christian Fellowship with burial in Cedar Ridge Cemetery, Jones County. Gray, 81, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000. She was born in Hickory Valley, Tenn., daughter of the late Thadeus and Claudis Irwin. A Baptist, she was the widow of the Rev. James Gray.

Survivors include her children, Al Gray of Macon and James Gray of Bowie, Ark.; and grandchildren, Gina Gray, Ben Gray and Jimmy Easen.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 9 p.m. today at 5788 Rivoli Drive. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sav-A-Life Ministry, 116 Pierce Ave., Macon 31204.

Bridges Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Bobby Jenkins
SANDERSVILLE - Services for Bobby Loren Jenkins will be at 3 p.m. today in Sisters Baptist Church with burial in Brownwood Cemetery. Jenkins, 63, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, in an Augusta hospital after a long illness. He was retired from Thiele Kaolin Co., was a farmer, and served in the Coast Guard and Georgia National Guard. He attended Sisters Baptist Church and was a member of Ridgeland Heights Baptist Church, where he was a former deacon chairman, Sunday School superintendent, choir member, trustee and brotherhood member. He was a member of the Georgia Cattlemen's Association and former member of Washington County Civitan Club and Kiwanis Club.

Survivors include his wife, Gwen M. Jenkins; children, Barbara Jones of Cumming, Bill Jenkins of Sandersville and Bruce Jenkins of Daytona Beach, Fla.; sisters, Martha Banner of Lawrenceville and Betty Jo Martin of Lilburn; and five grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at the residence on Linton Road. Memorials may be made to the local chapter of Sunshine House. May & Smith Funeral Directors has charge of arrangements.

Lewis Johnson
HADDOCK - Services for Lewis Johnson will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Jordan Chapel AME Church with burial in the church cemetery. Johnson, 75, died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2000. The son of the late Edna and Theodore Johnson, he was retired from Frito Lay in Atlanta.

Survivors include his brother, Edward Johnson of Haddock.

Samuel's Memorial Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

William Kee
Services for William Norris Kee will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Central Baptist Church with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Kee, 77, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000. He was the widower of Tallu Shell Kee and was a member of Central Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran.

Survivors include his daughter, Susan Wood of Macon; sisters, Imogene Rainey of Tucker and Helen Samuels of Orlando; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Heritage Memorial Funeral Home, Warner Robins.

Florence Keys
Services for Florence W. Keys will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Keys, 92, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000. The daughter of the late Amanda and J.C. Watson, she was a member of Mabel White Memorial Baptist Church. She was the widow of James F. Keys Sr.

Survivors include her children, Joan Ellington, Harold Keys, Grover Keys and James Keys Jr., all of Macon, and Faye Peterson of Warner Robins; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Hart's Mortuary and may be contacted at 6415 Ponderosa Drive, Macon 31216.

James Lewis Sr.
Services for James Richard Lewis Sr. will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Jones Brothers Eastlawn Memorial Chapel with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Lewis, 68, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000. He was born in Gordon, son of the late James Calvin Lewis. Educated in Philadelphia public schools, he was an Army veteran of the Korean War and was retired from Institution Wholesalers Co. after over 25 years of service. He was a Jehovah's Witness.

Survivors include his wife, Annie Pearl Lewis; children, James Lewis Jr., Roger Lewis, Michael Lewis and Vivian Lewis, all of Macon; mother, Emma Anderson of Philadelphia; sisters and brother, Geraldine Aside and Theresa Lewis, both of Gordon, and Johnnie Lewis of Milledgeville; stepbrothers and stepsisters, Danny Anderson, Amos Anderson, Delois Anderson and Elaine Anderson, all of Philadelphia; and three grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 2215 Jeffersonville Road.

Cecil Livingston
FITZGERALD - Services for Cecil Livingston will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Paulk Funeral Home with burial in Salem Cemetery. Livingston, 80, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a carpenter and owned and operated Livingston's Construction Co. He was a member of American Legion and DAV. He also was a member of Salem Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Madelyn Livingston; brothers and sister, Herbert Livingston of Macon, J.T. Livingston of Merritt Island and Sudie Livingston of Ocilla.

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

Hubert Martin
HOOVER, Ala. - Services for Hubert B. Martin will be at 3:15 p.m. today in Orange Hill Cemetery, Hawkinsville. Martin, 95, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000. He was vice president, retired from Miller Machinery and Supply Co. He held many lay leadership positions at Rader Memorial Methodist Church in Miami and was a member of St. Paul Methodist Church in Jacksonville, Fla. He was a 32nd degree Mason in the Solomon Lodge in Jacksonville, Fla., for 74 years, was a Shriner and member of Morocco Temple in Jacksonville for 54 years. He was a member of the Rotary Club in Miami and the widower of Sallie Martin.

Survivors include his son, Hubert Martin Jr. of Hoover; brother, R. Clary Martin of Savannah; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 2 p.m. today in Clark Funeral Home, Hawkinsville.

Clara Maye
TAMPA, Fla. - Services for Clara Mae Almond Maye will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Riverside Cemetery. Maye, 95, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000. Born in Morgan County, she had lived in Macon before moving to Tampa. She was formerly employed at Davison in Macon. She was a former member of Tabernacle Baptist Church and was a former member of Mabel White Memorial Baptist Church. She was the widow of Albert Maye.

Survivors include her brother and sister, Henry A. Almond of Macon and Rubye P. Stevenson of Amelia Island, Fla.; grandchildren, Diane Gainforth and Julie Ann Floen, both of Tampa; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Crest Lawn Funeral Home, Macon.

James Miller Jr.
SANDERSVILLE - Services for James Eugene "Shoemaker" Miller Jr. will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in First Community Baptist Church with burial in Sandersville City Cemetery. Miller, 50, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, in an Augusta hospital. A maintenance worker, he was a member of First Community Baptist Church.

Survivors include his mother, Christine Miller of Sandersville; and sisters and brothers, Doris Wilcher, Janice Miller, Terry Miller and Elton Miller, all of Sandersville, Sharon Miller of Miami and Gary Miller of Jacksonville, Fla.

The family will receive friends at Amvet Post No. 110 in Sandersville on Saturday following services. M.C. Smith Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Freddie Mond Jr.
BUTLER - Services for Freddie Mond Jr. will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Friendship Baptist Church with burial in West End Cemetery. Mond, 51, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2000.

Survivors include his mother, Ethel Mae Mond.

Lofton McDougald Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Camille Moore
Services for Camille S. Moore will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Riverside Cemetery. Moore, 81, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000. A former member of Zonta Club of Macon, she was a member of First Baptist Church and the Faithful Sunday School Class.

Survivors include her niece and nephew, Ethel Hutcheson and William T. Spruce, both of Macon; sister-in-law, Thelma Spruce of Macon; four great-nieces and great-nephews; and friend, Florence Bartlett of Eatonton.

Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth C. Nunn
PERRY - Services for Elizabeth Cannon Nunn will be at 4 p.m. Sunday in First Baptist Church of Perry. Nunn, 96, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000. She was the mother of Betty Nunn Mori and Sam Nunn.

Watson-Hunt Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

John Pippin
FORSYTH - Services for John Edwin Pippin will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Ebenezer United Methodist Church with burial in Forsyth City Cemetery. Pippin, 80, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000. He was an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War and was an aircraft mechanic, retired from Robins Air Force Base. He was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.

Survivors include his son, James D. Pippin of Forsyth; brother, Joe Mike Pippin of Forsyth; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Monroe County Memorial Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ebenezer United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1671 Dames Ferry Road, Forsyth 31029.

Eva B. Ross
BUTLER - Services for Eva B. Ross will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Friendship Baptist Church with burial in Bethel Cemetery. Ross, 85, died Monday, Aug. 7, 2000. She was a homemaker and member of Friendship Baptist Church. She was the widow of Dennis Ross.

Survivors include her children, O.C. Ross of Hempstead, N.Y., Rose Beard and Erma Jean Ross, both of Jamaica, N.Y., Pauline Ogburn of Butler, Lizzie Ross of Fort Valley, Leroy Ross of Riverdale, Lillie Mae Jones of Dixie Hill, N.Y., Freddie Ross and Johnny Ross, both of Far Rockaway, N.Y.; sister, Clotee Myles of Butler; 38 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

The body will be in the church at 2:30 p.m. The family may be contacted at the residence on Rockmore Road, Butler. Bentley Funeral Home in Reynolds has charge of arrangements.

Willie C. Sears
COCHRAN - Services for Willie C. Sears will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Springfield Baptist Church, Chester, with burial in Thankful Church Cemetery. Sears, 65, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000. He was retired from J.M. Huber. He was a member and deacon of Springfield Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Thelma M. Sears; children, Alma Henley of Chester, Vencenteena Brown of Dexter and James T. Hall of Columbia, S.C.; brothers, Roy Sears, Troy Sears, Harvey Sears, J.C. Sears and Clarence Sears, all of Miami; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

The body will be in the church at 1 p.m. The family may be contacted at Route 5, Cochran. Rollins Funeral Home in Eastman has charge of arrangements.

Dorothy Staples
Services for Dorothy E. Staples will be at 11 a.m. today in Crest Lawn Funeral Home with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Staples, 77, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, in a local nursing home. She was a homemaker and member of Macedonia Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Jack Staples; son, Donnie Staples of Macon; mother, Minnie Wade of Macon; brother and sisters, Lamar Wade of South Carolina, Margaret Edwards of Jakin and Elizabeth Piland of Phenix City, Ala.; a grandchild.

The family may be contacted at the residence near Wilson Airport, Lot 662.

Tommie Thomas
KENNESAW - Services for Tommie Nell Thomas will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Macon Memorial Park. Thomas, 78, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000. She was a homemaker and member of Riverside United Methodist Church. She was the widow of U.A. Thomas.

Survivors include her children, Merrilee Hogan of Kennesaw, Tom Baird, Bo Baird, both of Macon, and Jim Baird of Comer; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Snow's Memoria Chapel, Cherry Street. Memorials may be made to Riverside United Methodist Church, 735 Pierce Ave., Macon 31204.

Susie Tillman
MCRAE - Services for Susie Tillman will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in The Religious Center with burial in Green Grove Cemetery. Tillman, 88, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000. She was a member of Green Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children, Luvenia Thomas, Irene Perry of McRae, Bennie Tillman and Willie Tillman, both of Alamo, Eugene Tillman of Ne York City; sister, Jewel Ashley; 28 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 11 a.m. Saturday in A.L. Spaulding Funeral Home.

George Tillson
PERRY - Services for George Woodroe Tillson will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Woodlawn Cemetery. Tillson, 82, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2000. He was born in Texas, son of the late Steve and Lois Goodwin Tillson. He was a retired major serving in the Air Force during World War II and was a retired citrus farmer. He was a former flight instructor and worked for the state of Texas Water Control Board. The widower of Winoford Tillson, he attended First Baptist Church of Perry.

Survivors include his wife, Kathryn Tillson; son, Terry Tillson of Perry; stepchildren, Loyce Kemp of Warner Robins, James Avera of Macon, Joyce Daugherty of Oglethorpe, Kay Shugart of Perry and Mona Shehee of Byron; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today in Watson-Hunt Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, c/o Nancy Brown, 1110 Pine Needle Drive, Perry 31069.

James Tolbert Sr.
CORDELE - Services for James E. Tolbert Sr. will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Greater Morris Baptist Church with burial in Bethel Cemetery. Tolbert, 32, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2000.

Survivors include his children, Ja Lisa L. Tolbert of Tifton and James Tolbert Jr. of Cordele; mother, Kathleen Tolbert of Cordele; sister and brothers, Mary West and Ceasear Tolbert Jr. of Cordele, and Calondrius Hayes Sr.

J.W. Williams Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Tracy Westberry
FITZGERALD - Services for Tracy Westberry will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Paulk Funeral Home with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Westberry, 68, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000. He was district manager of United Family Life Insurance and was a sales representative at Liberty National Life Insurance Co. in Waycross. He was associated with Dixie Lilly Milling Co. and was owner and operator of Red Rooster Convenience Store.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Westberry; children, Denise Westberry of Blue Ridge, Alan Westberry of Fitzgerald and Glenn Westberry of Leesburg; brother and sisters, Howard Westberry of Jesup, Frances Waters and Ruby Sauls, both of Blackshear, and Edna Justice of Waycross; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Lucy Young
MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Lucy Macklin Young will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Slater's Funeral Home with burial in Austin Memorial Gardens. Young, 103, died Monday, Aug. 7, 2000, at her residence after a long illness. She was born in Hancock County, daughter of the late Ned and Sarah Macklin. She was a member of Lee's Chapel CME Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Eva Roberts of Milledgeville; and six grandchildren.


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