Miscellaneous Bibb County, Georgia Obituaries

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Hilda Arnold
LYONS - Services for Hilda Lavenia Arnold will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Ronnie L. Stewart Family Funeral Service, Vidalia, with burial in Lakeview Memorial Gardens. Arnold, 75, died Thursday, May 31, 2001. She was retired from Proctor and Gamble and was of the Church of God faith.
Survivors include her children Julia Braddy of Lyons, Louise Sizemore of Valdosta and Thomas John Arnold II of Frostproof, Fla.; brothers and sisters Willard Jones of Eaton Park, Fla., Bernie Jones and Samuel S. Jones, both of Moultrie, and Willie Jones of Melbourne, Fla., Ruth Green and Louise Houston, both of Lakeland, Fla., and Georgia Mae Hinson of West Palm Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in the funeral home.
 

Beulah Bailey
TWIN CITY - Services for Beulah Kersey Bailey will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Temple Baptist Church with burial in Swainsboro City Cemetery. Bailey, 79, died Friday, June 1, 2001. Born in Augusta, she was a homemaker and member of Temple Baptist Church. She was the widow of Eugene B. Bailey.

Survivors include her children H. Wilder Bailey and Carl I. Bailey, both of Watkinsville; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Tomlinson Funeral Home, Swainsboro.
 

Kate Branch
DUBLIN - Services for Kate Anderson Branch will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Poplar Springs North Baptist Church with burial in Bracewell Cemetery. Branch, 106, died Thursday, May 31, 2001. She was born in Laurens County, daughter of the late John Bryant and Beulah Eloise Dalton Anderson. She had lived in Laurens County for 51 years and was a former resident of Pahokee, Fla., for 56 years. She was a member of Good Shepherd Church of God. She was the widow of Benjamin Franklin Branch. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her children Beulah B. Cook of Wellington, Fla., Mary Frank Carr of Dublin and Hugh Branch of Pahokee; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Townsend Brothers Funeral Home and may be contacted at 345 Evergreen Road.
 

Tyler A. Byrd
SPARTA - Services for Tyler A. Byrd will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in New Beulah Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Tyler, 8, died Tuesday, May 29, 2001. 

Survivors include her parents, Angela Tucker of Sparta and Mark Byrd of Germany.

Ingram Brothers Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 

James Cornelius
DRY BRANCH - Services for James Thomas Cornelius will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Upper Mount Zion Baptist Church, Twiggs County, with burial in the church cemetery. Cornelius, 67, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001. He was retired from Georgia Kaolin Co. He was a member of Upper Mount Zion Baptist Church, where he served on the usher's ministry.

Survivors include his wife, Cora Cornelius; children Darrell Cornelius of Macon and Derwin Cornelius of Dry Branch; parents Mr. and Mrs. James Cornelius of Dry Branch; brother John L. Cornelius of Cleveland, Ohio; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 4065 Jeffersonville Road, Dry Branch. Hutchings Funeral Home, Macon, has charge of arrangements.
 

Jewell Duffy
JACKSON - Services for Jewell Ann Wortham Duffy will be at 2 p.m. today in Sherrell, Wilson, Mangham Funeral Home with burial in Jackson City Cemetery. Duffy, 71, died Thursday, May 31, 2001. Daughter of the late Homer and Mary Juel Talbert Wortham. She was a Baptist and attended Butts County Senior Citizens Center.

Survivors include her children Debbie Ingram of Jackson, Nancy Duffy of Decatur, Joseph Duffy of Locust Grove, William Duffy and Tommy Duffy, both of Williamson; brother Billy H. Wortham of Jonesboro; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
 

Oren Dukes Sr.
LYONS - Services for Oren Turner Dukes Sr. will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Providence Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Dukes, 61, died Friday, June 1, 2001. A retired mechanic foreman from Rogers State Prison, he was a member of Providence Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Bertha Dukes; children Renee Lynn and Oren Dukes II, both of Vidalia, Charlie Hall and Craig Campbell, both of Lyons, and Amy Moore of Uvalda; brothers Theron Dukes of Vidalia and James Dukes of Lyons; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Jones-Stewart Funeral Home.
 

William Fennell
THOMASTON - Services for William "Jack" Fennell will be at 2 p.m. today in Southview Cemetery. Fennell, 81, died Friday, June 1, 2001. He was retired from Colonial Bread Co. as a driver with 30 years of service. He was a member of Emory's Chapel Baptist Church and was the widower of Elizabeth R. Fennell.

Survivors include his children Lavonne Ennis of Talbotton, Jacklyn Moriarty of Perry, Michael Fennell of Cochran, Tony Fennell of Macon, William T. Fennell, William H. Fennell and John Fennell, all of Dublin; sisters and brothers Eve Field and Edna Tarrer, both of Thomaston, Duncan Fennell Jr. of Atlanta, Mary Harrell of Florida and Howard Fennell of Stewart, Fla.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christian Hospice Ministries. The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. today in Coggins Funeral Home.
 

Vancine Hair
PINEVIEW - Services for Vancine Hair will be at 4 p.m. Sunday in Pineview Baptist Church, with burial in Pineview Cemetery. Hair, 79, died Friday, June 1, 2001. She was a homemaker and member of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include her children Leatrice Wells, Kerney Hair and Brenda Dennard, all of Pineview, and Glen Hair and Rodney Hair, both of Perry; sisters and brothers Hazel Lowery of Eastman, Docia Brown of Sarasota, Fla., Herman Peacock and Clifford Peacock, both of Eastman, and Hughie Peacock of Greenwood, S.C.; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Clark Funeral Home, Hawkinsville.
 

Charles Hamilton
OOLTEWAH, Tenn. - Services for Charles S. Hamilton will be at 2 p.m. today in Murchison Funeral Home, Vidalia, with burial in Mount Pisgah Church Cemetery. Hamilton, 84, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001. He graduated from the University of Georgia, where he was captain of the boxing team. He was a Merchant Marine veteran and a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Kibbee.

Survivors include his wife, Rosa B. Hamilton; daughter Emily Farmer of Ooltewah; and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Gideons International.
 

George Hoffman
MARIETTA - Services for George Edward Hoffman will be at 11 a.m. today in McCullough Funeral Home, Warner Robins, with burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery. Hoffman, 51, died Monday, May 28, 2001. An Air Force veteran, he was employed in civil service for the U.S. government.

Survivors include his mother Frances Hoffman; sister and brother Francina Hoffman of Independence, Mo., and John Hoffman of Raymore, Mo.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. today in the funeral home.
 

Tom Hutcheson
VIDALIA - Services for Tom P. Hutcheson will be at 3 p.m. today in First United Methodist Church, with burial in Pinecrest Cemetery. Hutcheson died Friday, June 1, 2001. He attended North Georgia College and graduated from the University of Georgia. He also received degrees from Mercer University and Florida State University. He was the retired superintendent of Vidalia schools and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Vidalia and the Men's Bible Class.

Survivors include his wife, Joan Smith Hutcheson; children Susan Carter of Athens, Betty Leigh Hutcheson of New York City and Tommie Timblin of Midlothian, Va.; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Murchison Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Vidalia Educational Foundation, to First United Methodist Church, Vidalia, or to the donor's choice of charity.
 

Herbert Johnson
Services for Herbert Grey Johnson will be at 11 a.m. today in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. Johnson, 84, died Thursday, May 31, 2001. An Army veteran of World War II, he was awarded a battlefield commission as a first lieutenant during the war and was a POW in the Battle of the Bulge. He was a former radio and television personality with WMAZ, where he was later promoted as operations director. He worked in the production of television and radio programs. He was a member of the Lutheran Church and was Chancel Choir director. He was a former member of the Vine-Ingle Lions Club, where he was its "tailtwister" for many years. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 3 and servant to the Paralyzed American Veterans Association.

Survivors include his children Mrs. Olin Cheves of Lake Sinclair and Mark Alan Johnson of Merritt Island, Fla.; sister and brothers Naomi J. Tarbin of Gadsden, Ala., Elmo C. Johnson of Huntsville, Ala., and Harold A. Johnson of Daphne, Ala.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Animal Welfare Fund at Humane Services, Attn: Diane Vacca, Executive Director, P.O. Box 6560, Macon 31208. The family will accept floral tributes at the funeral home but also request that memorials be made. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of arrangements.
 

Glenn McCollum
FORT VALLEY - Services for Glenn W. McCollum will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Rooks Funeral Home, Fort Valley, with burial in Oaklawn Cemetery. McCollum, 78, died Friday, June 1, 2001. He was born in Spaulding County. He was retired from Blue Bird Body Co. and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Fort Valley American Legion, and was a former member of the Fort Valley Lions Club, the Wise and Wonderful Choir, and Fort Valley United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Sally B. McCollum; children Kay Dial of Alpharetta and Renay McCollum of Snellville; sister Carolyn Barnes of Griffin; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the donor's favorite charity.
 

Eutha Paul
CORDELE - Services for Eutha B. "Snook" Paul will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Beulahland Baptist Church with burial in Bethel Cemetery. Paul died Thursday, May 31, 2001. A homemaker, she was the widow of Tommy Lee Paul. 

Survivors include her children Eddie Lee Paul, Queen Esther Paul, Tony Paul, all of Cordele, and John Paul of Bainbridge; stepchildren Tommy Lee Brown, Sandra Faye Brown, Sammie Lee Brown, all of Cordele, Napoleon Brown of Pinehurst, and Georgia Mae Brown of California; sisters and brother Annie Wilson, Jesse White, both of Cordele, Mary Johnson of Tampa, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and several stepgrandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 608 13th Ave. West. Bentley Carson Memorial Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 

Martha Stone
ABBEVILLE - Services for Martha T. Stone will be at 3 p.m. today in Cannonville Baptist Church, Wilcox County, with burial in Cannonville Cemetery. Stone, 80, died Thursday, May 31, 2001. She was retired from civil service at Robins Air Force Base. She was a former employee of a garment factory in Abbeville and Cordele. She was a member of Cannonville Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, David J. Stone Sr.; children David J. Stone Jr. of Smyrna, Marcy Stone of Abbeville, Emily Price of Forest City, N.C., Nancy Harman of Kingston, Tenn., Kay Stone of Austell and Jennifer Sharpe of Piney Flats, Tenn.; brother Gene Teal of Fitzgerald; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 2 today in the church. Paulk Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 

Donald A. Tucker
ROSWELL - Donald A. Tucker, 66, died Sunday, May 27, 2001. 

Survivors include his daughter Debra Ann Goldberg of Roswell; and grandchildren Mica and Asa Goldberg, both of Roswell.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Habitat for Humanity in Atlanta. Roswell Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 

Franklin Williams
DUBLIN - Services for Franklin L. Williams will be at 2 p.m. today in New Providence Baptist Church, Jeffersonville. Williams died Tuesday, May 29, 2001. Son of the late Herman Williams Sr., he was educated in Danville and joined Mount Cilla Spring Church at an early age.

Survivors include his children Geraldine Evans of Atlanta and Chiquita Williams of Macon; mother Callie P. Williams of Danville; sisters and brothers Vera Billups of Cincinnati, Laura Strange of Toomsboro, Rosetta Woodruff, Ephraim Williams, Herman Williams Jr. and Nelson Williams, all of Danville, Obbie Williams of Augusta, Danny Williams of Macon and Herbert Williams of Irwinton; and two grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at the residence on Route 2, Danville. Dudley Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 

Kennie Williams
PINEVIEW - Services for Kennie Faye Williams will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in McCullough Funeral Home, Warner Robins, with burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery. Williams, 60, died Thursday, May 31, 2001. She was born in Dalton and was the daughter of the late Kenneth Whaley and Beatrice Box. She was a homemaker and member of Gateway Church of God in Macon.

Survivors include her husband, Carl H. Williams; children Lisa Bohannon of Kathleen, Teresa Dubiel of Orlando, Fla., Debbie Faircloth of Warner Robins, Tracy Howard of Centerville, Kevin Williams of Perry and Richard Williams of Pineview; stepfather Stanley Box of Warner Robins; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in the funeral home.
 

Henry Wright
GRAY - Services for Henry Lee Wright will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Cedar Ridge Cemetery, Gray. Wright, 69, died Thursday, May 31, 2001, in a local hospital. He was born in Montgomery, Ala., the son of the late Henry and Alice Edwards Wright. He was the former owner of Wright Electrical and was a Baptist. He was the widower of Anthel Ratliff Wright and had lived in Gray the past year and a half.

Survivors include his children Michael Wright of Gray, Marty Wright of Lake Sinclair, Wayne Brooks of Lizella, Sheila Denton and Sharon Black, both of Macon, and Tammy Boutwell of Roberta; brothers and sisters Collis Wright and Olen Tillery, both of Troy, Ala., Lonnie Sanders of Decatur, Mae Thomas of Montgomery, Ala., and Ruthie Pace of Ramer, Ala. and 14 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 today in Bridges Funeral Home and may be contacted at 449 Nathan Roberts Road.


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