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Mildred M. Blount 
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Mildred M. Blount will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church with burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery. Blount, 78, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001, at a local hospital. A native of Baldwin County, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Mattie McCollough. She was the widow of Lynwood Blount. She was retired from Robins Air Force Base. Blount was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her sons Larry Blount of Stockbridge, Michael S. Blount and Richard D. Blount, both of Warner Robins; daughters Phyllis B. Watkins of Covington and Linda Whitaker of Warner Robins; sisters Frances Martin of Gray, Mary Elleseg of Milwaukee, Wis., and Shirley Basile of Sarasota, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Christopher-Smith Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Parkerson Foundation. 

Willie Bowens 

Services for Willie Louise Pitts "Big Momma" Bowens will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Mount Sinai Baptist Church with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Bowens died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2001. A native of Jones County, was the daughter of the late Mittie Barron Pitts and the late Claude Pitts. Bowens was a member of Mount Sinai Baptist Church and the widow of Lemon Bowens.

Survivors include her sisters Mary Morgan and Ethel Clowers, both of Macon; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Hicks and Sons Mortuary has charge of arrangements. 

Jane Boyd 

BONAIRE - Services for Jane Boyd will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bonaire First Baptist Church with burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery, Warner Robins. Boyd, 63, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at Houston Medical Center. Born in Moultrie, she was the daughter of the late Walter E. Howard and the late Nettie "Jackie" Greer Howard. Boyd was a homemaker and a member of Bonaire First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Donnie Boyd of Bonaire; daughters Carol Barrnette of Winder and Donna Wallace of Fort Valley; sons Keith Boyd and Kenneth Boyd, both of Warner Robins, Steven Boyd of Navarra Beach, Fla.; brothers Charles Howard of Norman Park, Harold Howard, Larry Howard and Phillip Howard, all of Moultrie, and Ronnie Howard of Doerun; and nine grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at McCullough Funeral Home, Warner Robins. 

Gladys Brooks 

IVEY - Services for Gladys Folds Brooks will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ivey Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Brooks, 89, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, in a Macon hospital. A native of Jasper County, she was the daughter of the late Fletcher and Mamie Folds. Brooks had lived in Ivey most of her adult life. She attended Georgia State College for Women, was an emeritus member of the Gordon Order of the Easter Star No. 541, co-owner of Holiday Hills Lake Development, a member of Al Shiah Ladies Association, bookkeeper/treasurer of Brooks Lumber Co. and past directed of the Ebenezer Association WMU. Brooks was the first clerk of the city of Ivey and was a charter member of Ivey Baptist Church.

Survivors include her sister Newell F. Yarbrough of Macon; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

White Columns Funeral Home, Gordon, has charge of arrangements. 

Inez Crews 

THOMASTON - Services for Inez O'Neal Crews will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the chapel of Coggins Funeral home with burial in Southview Cemetery. Crews, 85, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at her home. Born in Houston County, she had worked at Callaway Mills in Manchester and then retired from Thomaston Mills where she worked in the spinning room. She was the widow of Royal Edward Crews.

Survivors include her sons Edward Crews, Joe Crews and Ray Crews, all of Thomaston; daughters Pat Taylor and Donna Wheless, both of Thomaston; brothers Thomas O'Neal of Jacksonville, Fla., and Wayman O'Neal of Griffin; sisters Edna Barfield of Thomaston and Hildred Hines of McKinley, Texas; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Coggins Funeral Home. 

Atwana Crowell 

Graveside services for Atwana Deshawn Crowell will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Evergreen Cemetery. Crowell, an infant, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2001, at a local hospital.

Survivors include his mother, Lillian Ann Crowell; foster grandmother, Thelma Jordan; and brother Anthony D. Crowell.

Hutchings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Eddie Davis 

LANCASTER, Pa. - Services for Eddie "Junior" Davis will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001, at Beck Funeral Home, New Holland, Pa., with burial in Mellinger's Mennonite Cemetery. Davis, 60, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at Essa Flory Hospice Center after a brief illness. Born in Cordele, he was the son of the late Gertrude Pines Davis. He had been employed by Armstrong Cork and Tile Co. and Packaging Corp. of America. Davis last worked at H.M. Stauffer & Sons Inc., Leola, retiring in 2000. He was a Baptist, attended Bibb County public schools and was a member of the Prince Hall Fraternal Order of Masons, Macon.

Survivors include his companion, Hazel Blaylock of Lancaster; father, Willie Jack Davis of Macon; son Phillip Dwayne Davis of Detroit, Mich.; daughters Annette Faulks of Macon and Mildred Louise Davis of Wilmington, Del.; brothers Ulysses Davis and James Davis, both of Macon; sisters Willie Pearl Davis, Bertha L. Davis and Mildred L. Davis, all of Macon; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home until the time of service. 

Susie M. Drake 

WARNER ROBINS - Services for Susie M. Drake will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Heritage Memorial Funeral Home with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Cemetery. Drake, 88, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001, at the Center for Long Term Care. Born in Taliaferro County, she was a seamstress and a member of Carters Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter Victoria A. Braddy of Snellville; sons Bobby W. Mines of Warner Robins, James F. Mines of Madison and Nash Mines of Aurora, Colo.; sister Beck Conners of Washington; 17 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

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

Debra K. Evans 

Services for Debra K. Evans will be private. Evans, 49, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at a local hospital.

Survivors include her stepfather, George E. Chief of Macon; and brother George K. Chief of Clovis, N.M.

The family may be contacted at the residence. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements. 

Willie B. Foster Sr. 

Services for Willie B. Foster Sr. will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Glover Memorial Mortuary Chapel with burial in Mosely-Unionville Cemetery. Foster, 79, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001, at Peake Healthcare Center. Born in Bibb County, he was the son of the late Justine Sweet. A Navy veteran, he worked as a plumber at Mercer University for a number of years. Foster also worked with Macon Housing Authority. He joined Bethel CME Church at an early age and later joined James Tabernacle Holiness Church.

Survivors include his daughters Barbara Foster of Cleveland, Ohio, Angela Joiner of Perry, Justine Foster and Kathy Foster, both of Macon; sons Jimmy Lee Foster Sr., Wayne Foster Sr. and Willie Steven Foster, all of Macon; adopted daughter Harriet Taylor of Macon; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 tonight at the funeral home. The family may be contacted at 1112 Spartan St., Macon. 

Patsy Guyton 

Services for Patsy Lucille Kinney Guyton will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. A committal service and entombment will follow in the Chapel Mausoleum at Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. Guyton, 71, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2001, after a brief illness. Born in Morgan County, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Foster Kinney. A homemaker, she worked as a seamstress at Rogers Upholstery Shop for many years. Guyton was a member of Macon First Evangelical Methodist Church. She was the widow of Armon Guyton.

Survivors include her children Terry Burney, Bill Burney, Evelyn Burney Salter and Debbie Rousey, all of Macon; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at the home of Tony and Debbie Rousey on Pineworth Road. Memorials may be made to the Youth Ministry Fund at Macon First Evangelical Methodist Church, 3601 Fulton Mill Road, Macon 31206. 

Odessa Helms 

ABBEVILLE - Services for Odessa Statham Helms were held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Cedar Creek Baptist Church with burial in Cedar Creek Cemetery. Helms, 84, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001. She was a seamstress, retired from Wilcox Garment Co. and member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children Statham Helms and Dallas Helms, both of Abbeville; sisters Della Cohen of Abbeville and Christine Price of McDonough; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at the residence, Route 1, Highway 233, Abbeville.

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

Walter G. Herin Sr. 

Graveside services for Walter Geeslin Herin Sr. will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Macon Memorial Park. Herin died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at a local hospital. He had been the owner and operator of Macon Transfer since 1937. Herin was a member of the Moose Lodge, receiving the highest rank as pilgrim. He was also a Mason for 50 years.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Herin of Macon; sons Richard P. Herin and Walter G. Herin Jr., both of Macon; daughters Karen Herin Stroud of Douglasville and Carol Herin Tang of Panama City, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements. 

Lillie Hunter 

TENNILLE - Services for Lillie Pearl Hunter will be at 1 p.m. Monday at St. John Church of God in Christ with burial in Union Hill Cemetery. Hunter, 79, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001, at Macon Northside Hospital. She was a member of St. John Church of God in Christ, where she served as church mother and anointed cymbal player. Hunter previously served as secretary, Sunday School superintendent, Bible study teacher and Sunday School treasurer.

Survivors include her children Jimmy Hunter Jr. of Tennille, Pauline Hall and Effie Carr, both of Dublin, Beurena Wakefield of Quitman, Mary Archer of Sandersville, Gladine Spyies of Warner Robins and Peggy Grant of Charleston, S.C.; sister Beatrice Pullins of Dublin; 17 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The body will be placed in the church from 11 a.m. until the time of services Monday. The family will receive friends at T.J. Elder Middle School, Sandersville, following services. M.C. Smith Funeral Home, Sandersville, has charge of arrangements. 

Hubert Irvin 

ADRIAN - Services for Hubert Cecil "H.C." Irvin will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Hendley, Rountree and Powell Funeral Home, Swainsboro, with burial in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. Irvin, 92, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at the Johnson County Nursing Home. A native of Jackson County, he was the son of the late William E. and Daisy Phillips Irvin. He was a member of Corinth United Methodist Church and a longtime member of Swainsboro First Baptist Church, where he served as a Sunday School teacher. Irvin was the former owner of Irvin Implement Co. and a John Deere tractor dealer. He was a graduate of Berry College, Rome. Irvin was involved in several civic organizations including the Swainsboro Exchange Club, the Swainsboro Masonic Lodge, Emanuel County Farm Bureau and Emanuel Agri Business Club. He was a founding member of the Emanuel County Historical Preservation Society.

Survivors include his wife, Artie Lou Foskey Irvin; daughters Linda Winn of Lexington, N.C.; son Wayne Irvin of Adrian; stepson Hugh Foskey of Adrian; brother A.J. Irvin of Talmo; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at the home of Wayne Irvin, 302 Pine St.., Adrian. 

Clarence Johnson 

ELLAVILLE - Services for Clarence Austin Johnson will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Americus, with burial in Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, with full military honors. Johnson, 73, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2001, at Marion Memorial Nursing Home in Buena Vista. He retired from the Marine Corps after 37 years of service. Johnson served in World War II, the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion, the Knights of Columbus and St. Mary Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Johnson of Ellaville; sons Eric Johnson of Ellaville and Kevin Johnson of Smith, Ala.; daughter Colleen Johnson of Leslie; sister Mary Jean Kincer of Decatur; and eight grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Watson-Giddens Funeral Home. 

Carl H. Lee 

DUBLIN - Services for Carl H. Lee will be at 3 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Adams Funeral Home with burial in Dublin Memorial Gardens. Lee, 88, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, in a Dublin hospital after an extended illness. Born in Laurens County, he was the son of the late William Alfred Lee and Lila Hobbs Lee. He was the widower of Sara Mae McCoy Lee. He was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church.

Survivors include his sons Bill Lee of West Chester, Pa., Bob Lee of Atlanta and Charles Lee of Dublin; sister Mavis L. Mathis of Dublin; 11 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 tonight at the funeral Home. The family may be contacted at the residence. 

Myrtice Moore 

WARNER ROBINS - Services for Myrtice Moore will be at 2 p.m. today at Southside Baptist Church with burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery. Moore, 87, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001. Born in Zebulon, she was the daughter of the late Otis B. Varnom and the late Martha Varnom. Moore was employed in the civil service at Robins Air Force Base and was a lifelong member of Southside Baptist Church. She was the widow of John Moore Sr.

Survivors include her daughters Nelda Carroll of Griffin and Barbara Willeby of Warner Robins; son John Moore Jr. of Waldorf, Md.; sister Viola Clark of Thomaston; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

McCullough Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Ralph Russell Jr. 

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Graveside services for Ralph Edward Russell Jr. will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Christ Churchyard Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Simons Presbyterian Church. Russell, 74, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 

Born in Atlanta, he was the son of Ralph Edward Russell and Harriett Flanders Russell. He served as a medic attached to the Marine Corps in the Navy during World War II, stationed in China and Okinawa. Russell graduated from Emory University in 1950, where he was a member of ATO. He was employed by Sears Roebuck & Co. in public affairs in Atlanta until retiring in 1986. He was a member of St. Simons Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder. Russell had previously served as a deacon at Decatur Presbyterian. He was a member of St. Simons Rotary Club and a member of the board of the Coastal Landmark Preservation Society and the East Beach Association. Russell was a longtime member of the Georgia Appalachian Trail Club.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Logan Russell of St. Simons; daughter Kay Russell Trainor of West Orange, N.J.; son Robert Conway Russell of Atlanta; sister Binky Russell Leggett of Macon; brother James E. Huff of Vero Beach, Fla.; stepmother Ollie E. Huff of Ocala, Fla.; and five grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Simons Rotary Scholarship Fund or to St. Simons Presbyterian Church. Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home, Brunswick, has charge of arrangements. 

Robert Shepherd Sr. 

WARNER ROBINS - Services for Robert "Bob" Maloy Shepherd Sr. will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Houston Lake Baptist Church with burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery. Shepherd, 69, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at Houston Medical Center. Born in Milan, he was the son of the late Will Shepherd and the late May Bell Selph Shepherd. He received a magna cum laude pharmacy degree from the University of Georgia in 1958. After graduation Shepherd was co-owner of Norris Pharmacy until 1973 when he opened Shepherd Pharmacy. He was an Air Force veteran having reached the rank of airman First Class. Shepherd was a member of Houston Lake Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Versa McEver Shepherd of Warner Robins; daughters Linda Gonzalez and Patti Hunt, both of Warner Robins; son Robert Maloy Shepherd Jr. of Bonaire; brother Henry G. Shepherd of Warner Robins; sisters Bertha Cappas of Warner Robins and Polly Bowen of Milan; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at McCullough Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Houston Lake Baptist Church Building Fund, 2300 Hwy. 127 East, Perry 31069. 

Ruth Sinclair 

VIDALIA - Graveside services for Ruth Hinson Sinclair will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Macon Memorial Park. Sinclair, 92, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at Vidalia Nursing Home. Born in Wheeler County, she was the daughter of the late Lonnie C. and Maude Bailey Hinson. She had lived in Macon for 50 years before moving to Vidalia. Sinclair was retired from Tom's Candy Co. where she was an inspector. She was a member of Mabel White Memorial Baptist Church.

Survivors include her brothers A.W. Hinson of Macon, Byron Hinson and Malcolm Hinson, both of Douglas, Harry Hinson of Andalusia, Ala.; sisters Helen H. Rice and Mary Frances Miller, both of Hemet, Calif.

The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at Crest Lawn Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bethany Home Serenity Room, 1305 E. North St., Vidalia 30474. 

Louise Starley 

ALBANY - Graveside services for Louise Rachals Starley will be at 1 p.m. today at Southview Cemetery, Thomaston. Starley, 84, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001. She was retired from Flint River Cotton Mills where she worked as an inspector.

Survivors include her stepsons Cecil Starley and Robert Starley, both of Gray, and James Starley of Thomaston.

The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. today at Coggins Funeral Home, Thomaston. 

Angelyn Strong 

MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Angelyn King Strong will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. Burial will be private. Strong, 71, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at her home after an extended illness. Born in Atlanta, she was reared in Fort Valley. Strong lived most of her life in Macon before moving to Lake Sinclair a year and a half ago. She was a homemaker nad a non-resident member of Albany Bible Church, Albany.

Survivors include her husband, Joesph Jerrell Strong of Lake Sinclair; sons Joe Geri Strong of Macon and Michael Kelly Strong of Charlotte, N.C.; daughter Nancy Strong Smith of Milledgeville; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Memorials may be made to Albany Bible Church, 100 Grand Island Drive, Albany 31707, or to Hospice of Oconee, 811 N. Cobb St., Milledgeville 31061. 

Huey Thomas 

GORDON - Services for Huey Lee Thomas will be at 1 p.m. Monday at New Griswoldville Baptist Church, Macon, with burial in Griswoldville Baptist Church Cemetery. Thomas, 89, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001, at a local hospital. Born in Troy, Ala., he was the son of the late Issac Thomas and Zodia Young. He attended public schools in Alabama and was a member of New Griswoldville Baptist Church. Thomas was retired form Souther Railroad after 42 years of service.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Jane Thomas of Gordon; children John Thomas of Atlanta, J.B. Thomas of Belle Glade, Fla., and Margaree Cleveland of Newark, N.J.; stepdaughter Barbara R. Seabrooks of Gordon; 20 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and many great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friend at 205 College St., Gordon. 

Hutchings Funeral Home in Macon has charge of arrangements. 

Johnny Tyner 

AMERICUS - Services for Johnny Tyner will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Barnum Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Eastview Cemetery. Tyner died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001, at Sumter Regional Hospital. Born in Sumter County, he was the son of the late Will Lee Tyner and the late Nancy Mack Tyner.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah Tyner of Americus; daughters Marilyn Welborn and Daisy Welborn, both of Americus; son Michael Welborn of Americus; stepdaughters Sadie Wilson of Lake Park, Fla., Linda Cannon, Mattie Cannon, Sara A. Taylor and Harriett Spencer, all of Americus; stepsons Lamar Cannon and Eddie Cannon, both of Americus, and Willie Fred Cannon of Warner Robins; sisters Ella Gloria Tyner and Carolyn Bateman, both of Americus; brothers Willie Tyner Jr. of Aliquippa, Pa., Eddie W. Tyner, Samuel Tyner and Eddie D. Tyner, all of Americus, and Thomas Tyner of Leslie.

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