Miscellaneous Bibb County, Georgia Obituaries

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David Bofinger IV 

MILLEDGEVILLE --- Services for David Thomas Bofinger IV will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be private. Bofinger, 44, died Friday, May 18, 2001. Born in Englewood, N.J., he graduated from Georgia Military College and attended Georgia College. He worked at Rheem Manufacturing Co. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Milledgeville. 

Survivors include his son Michael Bofinger and Madeline Bofinger; parents Bettie Bland McMillian of Woodstock and David Thomas Bofinger III of Fair Haven, Vt.; and brother and sisters Robert W. McMillian IV and Maria Caraballo, both of Woodstock, and Diana Mummaw of Boca Raton, Fla. 

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 210 S. Wayne St., Milledgeville 31061. Moores Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Jack Burch Jr. 
 

MCRAE --- Services for Jack Burch Jr. will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Vaughn Funeral Home with burial in Blockhouse Church Cemetery. Burch, 77, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. He was born in Greenville, S.C., son of the late Duard Jackson and Frances Huskey Burch. He was a Navy veteran and owner and operator of a service station. He was a member of McRae United Methodist Church. 

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Steverson Burch; children Deborah Burch Shonka of Marietta and Sibet Burch Freides of Dunwoody; sister Nancy Hightower of Brunswick; grandchildren Ginger Neuman, Joey Shonka, Sarah Shonka, Amy Shonka, Jackie Freides and Olivia Freides. 

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in the funeral home. 
 

Runell Collins 
 

WARNER ROBINS --- Services for Runell Collins will be at 1 p.m. today in McCullough Funeral Home with burial in Parkway Memorial Gardens. Collins, 76, died Monday, May 21, 2001. He was born in Tift County, son of the late Howard and Bell Coleman Lawson. He was retired from civil service at Robins Air Force Base and was a member of Green Acres Baptist Church. 

Survivors include his sister and brother Della M. Mills of Atlanta and David Lawson of Orlando, Fla.; several grandchildren including Michelle Lawyer of Miami; seven great-grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren. 
 

Mollie Darsey 
 

HAWKINSVILLE --- Services for Mollie Oxley Darsey will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Clark Funeral Home with burial in Bowers Cemetery. Darsey, 88, died Wednesday, May 23, 2001. She was a homemaker and member of Dubois Baptist Church. 

Survivors include her children Alice Johnson of Elko, Essie Lee Wilson and Larry Darsey, both of Perry, Ann Saylor, Malan Darsey and Amos Darsey, all of Hawkinsville, Christine Albritton of Bonaire, Maxine Belflower of Cochran; sisters Lillie Mae Mullis and Pearl Brown, both Eastman, and Ruby Johnson of Cochran; several half sisters and half brothers; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. 

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

James Davis 
 

WARNER ROBINS --- Services for James Riley Davis will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Greater Springfield Missionary Baptist Church with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Cemetery, Macon. Davis died Sunday, May 20, 2001. Son of the late Assberry Lynwood, he was owner of Express Painting Co. He was a member of Greater Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, male choir, usher board and former member of the trustee board. 

Survivors include his daughter Mary Jackson of Perry; mother Sarah Emory of Warner Robins; brothers and sisters Robert Davis of Atlanta, Ronnie Emory, Senoir Lynwood Artis Lynwood, Katherine Brown, Gabbadean King, Vera Lynwood and Mary Emory, all of Warner Robins, and Linda Herman of Newark, N.J.; stepchildren Lowannee Haslem, Tishua Powell, Angela Powell and Troy Lewis Sr., all of Warner Robins; four grandchildren; and several stepgrandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight in Nelson's Memorial Mortuary and may be contacted at the residence. The body will be in the church at 12:30 p.m. 
 

Lucille Dumas 
 

LAMAR COUNTY --- Services for Lucille Leaks Dumas will be at noon today in Rehobeth CME Church with burial in the church cemetery. Dumas, 74, died Sunday, May 20, 2001. 

Survivors include her husband, Frank Dumas; children John W. Alter Dumas and Willie Frank Dumas, both of Barnesville; sisters Lucille Harris of Philadelphia and Mrs. Frank Wyche of Barnesville. 

Bentley's & Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Irma Edmondson 
 

THOMASTON --- Services for Irma Walker Edmondson will be at 11 a.m. Friday in St. Mary's AME Church with burial in Upson County Memorial Gardens. Edmondson, 73, died Thursday, May 17, 2001. 

Survivors include her husband, Jammie T. Edmondson; sister Charlie Stallworth; and stepchildren Albert Byrd of Murray, Ky., Ray Parks of Atlanta, Michelle Office of Fontain, Calif., Mary Jones of Dayton, Ohio, and Larry Hillman of Thomaston. 

Bentley's & Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Marian Goforth 
 

LOUISVILLE, Ga. --- Services for Marian Wallace Goforth will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Louisville City Cemetery. Goforth died Wednesday, May 23, 2001. Daughter of the late William and Alice Howard Wallace, she attended Duluth Junior College and the University of Wise. She was a member of Louisville United Methodist Church. She was founder and past president of Louisville Garden Club and member of Dublin Country Club. 

Survivors include her husband, Henry D. Gofoth. 

The family may be contacted at 830 Galeman Drive. Memorials may be made to Salvation Army, P.O. Box 2523, Augusta 30903-2523. May and Smith Funeral Directors, Sandersville, has charge of arrangements. 
 

Eulene Graham 
 

ROCKLEDGE --- Services for Eulene Frost Graham will be at 2 p.m. today in Rockledge United Methodist Church with burial in Mount Zion Cemetery. Graham, 73, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. Daughter of the late George Frost and Mollie Herndon, she was retired from Oxford Manufacturing and was a homemaker. She was a member of Rockledge United Methodist Church. 

Survivors include her husband, Weyman Graham; children Randall Garrett, Mitchell Graham and Billy Graham, all of Rockledge; sisters and brother Annette Branch and Edward Frost, both of Branford, Fla., and Maxine Driggers of Rockledge; grandchildren Candi Williams, Chris Garrett, Chastidy Graham, Shannon Graham and Kristy Graham; and five great-grandchildren. 

The family may be contacted at 2033 Minter Tweed Road. Townsend Brothers Funeral Home, Dublin, has charge of arrangements. 
 

Brian Green 
 

Services for Brian Collin "Preacher" Green will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in James Tabernacle Holiness Church with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Green, 25, died Monday, May 21, 2001. Born in Bibb County, he attended Burdell Elementary School and Northeast High School. He was a member of James Tabernacle Holiness Church. 

Survivors include his parents Lillie Mae Green and Larry Ziegler of Macon; stepparents Roderick Patterson and Veronica Zeigler of Macon; brother and sisters Randy Green, Lakeisha Green and Lyeia Ziegler of Macon; grandparents Ruby Patterson, Laura Whitfield and Tillman Patterson; and stepsisters Maeisha Jackson and Jaridge Bryant of Macon. 

The family may be contacted at 1984 Clinton Road. Bentley & Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Mattie Griggs 
 

BUTLER --- Services for Mattie H. Griggs will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Butler United Methodist Church with burial in Butler Memorial Cemetery. Griggs, 96, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. She was a member of Butler United Methodist Church for more than 50 years, where she taught Sunday School, Junior M.Y.F. and held offices in the United Methodist Women. She was the widow of Eric Arnold Griggs. 

Survivors include her children Ann Griggs Fitzgerald and Jeanne Griggs Redwine, both of Marietta; grandchildren Nancy Fitzgerald Mathis of Calhoun, Timothy S. Fitzgerald of Atlanta and Clifford G. Redwine III of Marietta; and a great-grandson Bryant R. Mathis. 

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Edwards Funeral Home, Butler. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Butler United Methodist Church. 
 

Thomas Harris 
 

AMERICUS --- Services for Thomas William Harris will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Allen Chapel AME Church with burial in Staley Memorial Gardens. Harris, 23, died Sunday, May 20, 2001. 

Survivors include his children Candance Dice, Shaunya Harris of Americus, Cynthia Harris of Atlanta and Tieshia Harris of Ellaville; parents William and Mattie Harris of Americus; grandmother Ruby Harris of Americus; and sisters and brothers Jennie Mae Greene, Priscilla Welborn, Pamela Bryant, Dwight Harris and Robert Harris, all of Americus, William Harris Jr. of Lake City and Gene Hodges. 

Barnum Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Herbert Hester Sr. 
 

WARNER ROBINS --- Services for Herbert Hester Sr. will be at 3 p.m. Friday in First Church of the Nazarene with burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery. Hester, 80, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. He was born in Laurens County, son of the late William and Mary Stewart Hester. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was retired from Robins Air Force Base. He was a member of First Church of the Nazarene and Woodmen of the World. 

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy E. Hester; children Herbert T. Hester Jr. of Reynolds and David Hester of Warner Robins; brother Coy Hester of Dublin; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Heritage Memorial Funeral Home. 
 

Via Hudson 
 

WESTVILLE, Fla. --- Services for Via Lonie Hudson will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Mount Pleasant Assembly of God Church with burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Hudson, 90, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. The widow of Henry Young Hudson, she was a member of Mount Pleasant Assembly of God Church. 

Survivors include her children Rebecca Laveeda Cutts of Byron, Y.C. Hudson of Zolfo Springs, Fla., and Winston Hudson and Tommie Hudson, both of Westville; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. 

The family will receive friends at 6 tonight in Sims Funeral Home, Bonifay, Fla. 
 

Mildred Joiner 
 

GLENWOOD --- Services for Mildred Sears Joiner will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church of Glenwood with burial in Glenwood City Cemetery. Joiner, 79, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. She was a retired hairdresser and retail merchant. The widow of Gerdna M. Joiner, she was a member of First Baptist Church of Glenwood and WMU. 

Survivors include her children Connie Goss and G.M. Joiner Jr., both of Glenwood; grandchildren Laura Smith, Mitzi Harris, Monroe Goss, Jeremy Goss and Ross Joiner; and six great-grandchildren. 

The body will be in the church at 1 p.m. Ronnie L. Stewart Family Funeral Service, Glenwood, has charge of arrangements. 
 

Willa Jones 
 

Services for Willa Lockett Jones will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Hicks & Sons Mortuary with burial in Macon Memorial Park. Jones, 57, died Monday, May 21, 2001. She worked at Belk for 20 years and was a member of White Springs Baptist Church in Lizella. 

Survivors include her children Cheryl Lockett Richardson and Darryl Lockett Sr., both of Macon; parents Annie and Walter Lockett Sr. of Macon; sisters and brothers Shirley Hatchett, Emma Hart, Marion Miller, Charles Lockett, Edgar Lockett and Bobby Lockett, all of Roberta, Walter Lockett Jr., Johnny Jackson and Willie Jones, all of Macon; and four grandchildren. 

The family may be contacted at 4450 Robinson Drive. 
 

Reece Layfield 
 

IDEAL --- Services for Reece Layfield will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Little Bethel Freewill Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Layfield, 63, died Wednesday, May 23, 2001. Son of the late Monroe Layfield Sr. and Wafe Wisham Layfield, he was retired from Flint EMC. He was a member of Little Bethel Freewill Baptist Church. 

Survivors include his wife, Marlene Felker Layfield; children Terry Layfield and Lynn Mitchell, both of Ideal; sisters and brothers Lois L. Shehee and Leonard Layfield of Butler, Edna Kelley of Cautaula, Eugene Layfield, Monroe Layfield Jr. and Edgar Layfield, all of Ideal; and a grandchild. 

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Watson Mathews Funeral Home, Montezuma. 
 

Benjamin Mays 
 

JACKSON --- Services for Benjamin Mays will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Sherrell, Wilson, Mangham Funeral Home with burial in Jackson City Cemetery. Mays, 81, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. He was born in Butts County, son of the late John Mays Sr. and Martha Strickland Mays. A Protestant, he was an Army veteran of World War II. 

Survivors include his wife, Plina Echols Mays; and brothers and sister John Billy Mays Jr. of Monticello, Lamar Mays of Charleston, S.C., and Martha Read of Dallas, Texas. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in the funeral home. 
 

Letitia McGruder 
 

Services for Letitia "Peaches" McGruder will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with burial in Macon Memorial Park. McGruder died Monday, May 21, 2001. Born in Chicago, she had lived in Macon for the past 20 years. She was the widow of Fredrick McGruder. 

Survivors include her children LaJuana McGruder and Denealia McGruder; parents Roscoe and Dorothy Ridgell of Macon; and sister LaTanya Ridgell Lester. 

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home and may be contacted at the Ridgell residence on Atwood Drive. 
 

Patricia Mims 
 

Services for Patricia Ann Mims will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Bell's Temple AOH with burial in Sanders Cemetery, Chauncey. Mims died Sunday, May 20, 2001. She received a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Fort Valley State College. She was employed by the Bibb County Board of Education and was a fourth-grade teacher at Burghard Elementary School. She was a member of Bell Temple AOH Church of God Apostolic. She was assistant treasurer, member of the trustee board, senior choir and youth advisor. She was a member of BAE, GAE, NEA, was chairperson of Family Life, Spelling Bee coordinator, Black History Trivia Contest, Awards Day coordinator and Cancer Relay coordinator. She was listed in the 2000 Who's Who Among America's Teachers. 

Survivors include her parents Mr. and Mrs. Willie Fred Mims of Tifton; and sisters and brothers Otto Mims, Willie Mims Jr., Tommy James Mims, Elton Mims, Rozelle M. Brown and Vanessa Mims. 

The family may be contacted at 180 Hidden Lake Court, Apt J7. The body will be in the church at 11 a.m. Bentley & Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Margie M. Morgan 
 

Services for Margie M. Morgan will be at 2 p.m. today in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. Morgan, 88, died Monday, May 21, 2001, in a local hospital after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Gilbert and Estelle Coley Mims. She was a member of Log Cabin Baptist Church. She was married to William K. Morgan for 71 years. 

Survivors include her husband, William K. Morgan; children Betty M. Walker of Macon and Gail M. Heath of Warner Robins; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Thomas C. Burke Foundation, 804 Cherry St., Suite B, Macon 31201. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Doris Patterson 
 

Services for Doris Abbott Patterson will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Forest Hills United Methodist Church with burial in Riverside Cemetery. Patterson, 76, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001, at her residence. She was born in Dooly County, daughter of the late Alfred and Lena Christmas Abbott. She was a member of Forest Hills United Methodist Church and the Faithful Friends Sunday School Class. She was a member of UMW for 50 years, and taught Sunday School and kindergarten at Cherokee Heights United Methodist Church for 20 years. 

Survivors include her husband, Harlan Patterson; children Dr. Steve Patterson of Rochelle of Rockville, Md., and Bonnie Patterson Moreno of Ocala, Fla.; sister Mildred Thompson of Tifton; and grandchildren Sally Patterson and Emmelyn Patterson, both of Rockville, and Brian Baker of Nashville, Tenn. 

The family may be contacted at the residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Forest Hills United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1217 Forest Hill Road, Macon 31210 or Hospice of Central Georgia, P.O. Box 6533, Macon 31208. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements. 
 

Lavada Peavey 
 

GLENWOOD --- Services for Lavada Livingston Peavey will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Bracewell Cemetery. Peavey, 94, died Wednesday, May 23, 2001. Daughter of the late Henry and Ida Harden Livingston, she was a homemaker and member of Rock Springs Baptist Church. She was the widow of John W. Peavey. 

Survivors include her grandchildren Michelle Harrell and Lynn Bassett, both of Dublin; and great-grandchildren Joshua Harrell, Michael Harrell and Jeremey Bassett, all of Dublin, and John Bassett Jr. of East Dublin. 

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Townsend Brothers Funeral Home, Dublin. 
 

Rex Piercy 
 

BROOKS --- Services for Rex W. Piercy will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Fayetteville Church of God. Additional services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Rogers Funeral Home, Jasper, Tenn., with burial in Havron's Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery. Piercy died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. He was a product support representative for Burch-Lowe Heavy Equipment Co. 

Survivors include his wife, Shirley A. Piercy; son Ryan Carroll Keith Piercy of Brooks; brothers and sisters Harold B. Piercy and Nan B. Piercy, both of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Carter C. Piercy of Bell Buckle, Tenn., and Jo Ann Mayfield of Conyers. 

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 tonight in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to American Liver Foundation, 1201 Clairmont Road, Suite 120, Decatur 30030. 

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home in Fayetteville has charge of arrangements. 
 

Tyson Ray 
 

IDEAL --- Services for Tyson Ray will be at 3 p.m. Friday in Little Bethel Freewill Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Ray, 71, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. Son of the late George Washington Ray II and Katie Massey Ray, he was a surveyor, retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation. He was a member of Little Bethel Freewill Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and Sunday School superintendent. He was also an Army veteran of the Korean War. 

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Meadows Ray; daughter Debbie Ray of Ideal; brothers and sisters Alton Ray of Marshallville, Billy Ray of Tampa, Fla., Iris Wilkes of Macon, Margaret Collier of Fort Valley, Ruby Layfield of Ideal and Blondell Layfield of Taylor County. 

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Watson Mathews Funeral Home, Montezuma. 
 

Grant Reynolds Jr. 
 

CORDELE --- Services for Grant Henry "Duke" Reynolds Jr. will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Beulahland Baptist Church with burial in Bethel Cemetery. Reynolds died Thursday, May 17, 2001. He was a salesperson and employed in real estate. 

Survivors include his parents Grant Reynolds Sr. of Cordele and Mary Reynolds Lewis of Pompano Beach, Fla.; stepfather Joseph Lewis; stepmother Eloise Reynolds; sister Tammy Reynolds Thompkins of Pompano Beach; grandmother Mary Kintchen of Cordele; stepsister and stepbrother Simone Chives of Hernando, Fla., and Robert Johnson of Cordele. 

The family may be contacted at 515 Fourth Ave. East, Cordele. 

Bentley Carson Memorial Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Hallie Reynolds 
 

Services for Hallie Reynolds will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Saints Rest Cemetery. Reynolds, 77, died Friday, May 11, 2001, in a local nursing home. 

She has no survivors. 

Hutchings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Desmond Rogers 
 

FORT VALLEY --- Services for Desmond "Sparky" Rogers will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Shiloh Baptist Church with burial in Willowlake Memorial Gardens. Rogers died Saturday, May 19, 2001. 

Survivors include his mother Pamela Wheeler of Macon; father Willie James Rogers of Fort Valley; grandmother Annie Larry of Fort Valley; brothers and sisters Diontaye Wheeler, Keith Seal, Willie Rogers Jr., all of Macon, Spencer Johnson, Tawanna Rogers, Elaine Rogers, Shanika Banks, Sammie Clarington and Shondria Banks, all of Fort Valley, Stephon Rogers of Cincinnati and Christy Rogers of Warner Robins; and stepbrothers and stepsisters Orenthal Barton, Terrence Walker, Natoya Barton and Natesha Barton, all of Byron. 

The family may be contacted at 203 Samuel Jones St. 

C.J. Edwards Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Leonard Ryles 
 

CLARKSVILLE --- Services for Leonard L. "Pete" Ryles will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Demorest Church of God with burial in Yonah Memorial Gardens. Ryles, 65, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. He served in the Air Force for 24 years and was a veteran of the Korean War and Vietnam War. He was retired from Russell Corp. 

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Coalley Ryles; children Lee Ryles and Pam Daniel, both of Mount Airy; brothers and sisters Ronnie Ryles of Rockledge, Gene Ryles and J.W. Ryles, both of Wetumpka, Ala., Sarah Davis of Ashburn and Mattie Kitchens of Milledgeville; and five grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Whitfield Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Northeast Georgia, 2150 Limestone Parkway, Gainesville, Ga. 30501. 

Moores Funeral Home and Whitfield Funeral Home have charge of arrangements. 
 

Alice Smith 
 

MILLEDGEVILLE --- Services for Alice Marie Ennis Smith will be at 4 p.m. Friday in Moores Funeral Home with burial in Memory Hill Cemetery. Smith, 97, died Wednesday, May 23, 2001. She was a 1917 graduate of Georgia Military College, a graduate of Georgia Norman and Industrial College and Georgia State College for Women, where she received her bachelor's degree. She was a retired teacher and property owner/manager. The widow of Richard J. Smith Jr., she was a member of First Baptist Church of Milledgeville. 

Survivors include her son Nathaniel E. Smith of Milledgeville; grandchildren Joel A. Smith, Sara S. Brantley of Milledgeville, Christopher R. Smith of San Antonio, Texas, Kervin B. Smith of Statesboro and Phillip H. Smith of Dahlonega; and seven great-grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight in the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Animal Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 1032 or First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 795, Milledgeville 31059. 
 

Willie Stokes 
 

Services for Willie Pearl "Sister" Stokes will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in New Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Stokes, 65, died Sunday, May 20, 2001. Daughter of the late Broaden and Rosa McGuire, she was a 1953 graduate of Ballard Hudson High School and attended Fort Valley State College, where she majored in music. She was formerly employed at Bibb Supermarket, J & L Supermarket and Ambassador Inn. She was a member of New Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where she sang in the senior, Ladies Pastoral, the 100 Voice and Gospel choirs. She also served in the women's department. 

Survivors include her husband, William Stokes; children Lillian Johnson-Combs, Bennie L. Johnson Jr., Kenny Johnson, Derrin Johnson, Jeffrey Johnson and Bernard Johnson, all of Macon; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 

The family may be contacted at 1655 N. Atwood Drive, Apt 3D. Hutchings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Richard Swain 
 

BAXLEY --- Services for Richard Otis Swain will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Miles Funeral Home, Hazlehurst, with burial in Hazlehurst Memorial Cemetery. Swain, 56, died Wednesday, May 23, 2001. Son of the late Otis Lee Swain, he was a construction worker and member of Pine Ridge Baptist Church in Brunswick. 

Survivors include his mother Leah Swain of Baxley; and sisters Joyce Walker of Hazlhehurst, Jane Gibson and Gloria Lamantain, both of Brunswick. 

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

Ebb Swint 
 

MILLEDGEVILLE --- Services for Ebb Swint will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Freedom Church with burial in West View Cemetery. Swint, 76, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. Born in Baldwin County, he was a retired fire inspector from Robins Air Force Base and the Youth Development Center. He was an Army veteran of World War II, landing in France on D-Day. 

Survivors include his children Derryl Nolan of Cleveland and Ebbon Stanley of Warner Robins; sisters Mattie Weaver of Milledgeville and Mary Lila Meyers of Washington, Ga.; and grandchildren Brandy and Alex Stanley. 

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight in Moores Funeral Home. 
 

Beauty Walker 
 

DUBLIN --- Services for Beauty Mae Walker will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Dudley Funeral Home with burial in Dudley Memorial Cemetery. Walker died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Cleveland Dudley. 

Survivors include her husband, Daniel Walker; children Danielle Walker of Dublin, Nathaniel Walker of Macon and Jacgue Walker of Albany; mother Rosa Mae Dudley of Dublin; sisters and brothers Mary Bell of Wilkinson County, Lucindy Allen, Eddie Dudley, Billy Dudley, Katherine Walker, Janice Reese, Annie Dudley, all of Dublin, Cleveland Dudley Jr. of Las Vegas, Nev., and Bobby Tucker of Miami; and two grandchildren. 
 

Travis Weatherly 
 

MILLEDGEVILLE --- Services for Travis Eugene Weatherly will be at 11 a.m. Friday in First Baptist Church of Milledgeville with entombment in Baldwin Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Weatherly, 75, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001. He graduated from Mississippi State University, taught at Corinth High School and was principal at Pascagoula High School. He moved to Stone Mountain in 1966, where he taught and was later named vice president of Dekalb Technical College. He was a 32nd degree Mason and was a member of First Baptist Church and chairman of the board of deacons. 

Survivors include his wife, Peggy Pierce Weatherly; children Travis Weatherly of Snellville and Edward Weatherly of Dacula; brother and sisters J.T. Weatherly and Pauline W. Childress, both of Memphis, Tenn., and Ada Beibers of Baldwyn, Miss.; and four grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight in Moores Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 795, Milledgeville 31059-0795. 
 

James W. Wimberly 
 

Services for James W. Wimberly will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Greater Antioch Baptist Church with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Wimberly, 63, died Wednesday, May 16, 2001. He was owner of Wimberly Tours Line. He was a member and deacon of Greater Antioch Baptist Church. 

Survivors include his wife, Pearlie Wimberly; daughter Elizabeth Keels of New Brunswick, N.J.; sisters Annie Willie Walters of Macon, Dollie Vinson of Buffalo, N.Y., and Della Carter of New Brunswick; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in Glover Memorial Mortuary. The body will be in the church at noon Saturday. 
 

M.C. Zellner 
 

BARNESVILLE --- Services for M.C. Zellner will be at at 3 p.m. today in Pine Grove Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Zellner, 70, died Saturday, May 19, 2001. 

Survivors include his wife, Josephine Zellner; children Johnny B. Zellner and Roger Zellner, both of Yatesville; sisters and brothers Gussie Potts, Ovie Lee Zellner of Meansville, James Ragland of Thomaston, Doug Ragland and Nathaniel Ragland, both of Yatesville. 

Bentley's & Sons Funeral Home, Thomaston, has charge of arrangements.


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