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Jessie Batchelor 

Services for Jessie Jewel Batchelor will be at 4 p.m. today in Lawrence Drive Baptist Church with burial in Avondale Baptist Church Cemetery. Batchelor died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. She was a member of Lawrence Drive Baptist Church, where she was secretary of the Sunday School and church training and treasurer of Wednesday Night Supper. She was a member of Agape Group.
Survivors include her cousins.
The family will receive friends at 3 p.m. today in the church. Memorials may be made to Lawrence Drive Baptist Church, 5774 School Road, Macon 31216. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements. 

Elmer Brown 

Services for Elmer E. Brown will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Ingleside Memorial Chapel with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Brown, 75, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. He served in the Army during World War II as a sharpshooter and was the recipient of the Good Conduct Medal, Victory Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Ribbon and Army of Occupation Ribbon. He was a retired sheet metal mechanic from Robins Air Force Base.
Survivors include his son Ashley Brown of Macon; and sisters and brother Avie Browning of McRae, Lizzie Browning and Carlton Brown, both of Alamo, and Nellie Cravey of Helena.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in the funeral home. 

Harvey Brown Sr. 

Services for Harvey Rhodes Brown Sr. will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in Hart's Mortuary with burial in Riverside Cemetery. Brown died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. Following the war he became a professional scout executive with the Atlanta Area Boy Scout Council. He was an executive with the Macon Chamber of Commerce, executive director of the Highway 41 Association, was executive director of the Georgia Forestry Association, where he helped the state become number one in pulp and paper production at that time. He also was executive director of American Consulting Engineers Council of Georgia in Atlanta and served as honorary lieutenant colonel, Aide-de-Camp for very governor of Georgia from Marvin Griffin to Zell Miller. He was an Eagle Scout and virgil member of the Order of the Arrow, was assistant district commissioner with the local Boy Scout Council, was cubmaster of Pack 23 and scoutmaster of Ingleside Troop 5. He was presented the Silver Beaver Award in 1968 by the Boy Scouts of America. He was a chairman and member of the board of trustees at Cherokee Heights United Methodist Church and Sunny Morning Breakfast Club.
Survivors include his wife, Jane Warren Williams Brown; children Linda Jane Brown Spell of Glendale, Calif., and Dr. Harvey R. Brown Jr. of Wilmore, Ky.; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Impact Ministries, 304 Maxey St., Suite E, Wilmore, Ky. 40390. 

James A. Clark 

FITZGERALD - Services for James A. Clark will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Paulk Funeral Home with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Clark, 76, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001. He was a retired lieutenant from the Bainbridge Police Department and was retired from security at Bainbridge College. He was a Mason and member of the Georgia Peace Officers Association. He was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Voncille Clark; children C.A. Clark of Fitzgerald and Faye Phillips of Atlanta; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in the funeral home. 

Kenneth Davis III 

Services for Kenneth "Kenny" Wayne Davis III will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, with burial in Riverside Cemetery. Davis, 16, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. He attended Butler Center and was a student at Weaver Middle School. He participated in the Georgia Special Olympics. 
Survivors include his mother and stepfather Janet and Ted Thompson of Lizella; father and his fiance Kenneth Davis Jr. and Nancy Bower of Macon; sister Katherine Davis of Lizella; grandparents Catherine H. Davis of Macon, and Kenneth and Barbara Davis of Bradley; and friends and guardian Sabrina and Ed Childrers of Gainesville, Ga.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in the funeral home and may be contacted at 206 Laurel Lane, Lizella, and 2516 English Ave., Macon. Memorials may be made to the Children's Hospital at The Medical Center of Central Georgia, 777 Hemlock St., Macon 31201. 

Thomas Dennard 

GORDON - Services for Thomas Key Dennard will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Ramah Cemetery. Dennard, 76, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. He was retired from the Navy after 30 years and was a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include his sisters Elizabeth Proctor of Gordon and Gwen Cochran of Meansville.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in White Columns Funeral Home, Gordon. 

Marilyn Dickerson 

VALDOSTA - Services for Marilyn J. Dickerson will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Carson McLane Funeral Home with burial in Friendship Cemetery. Dickerson, 52, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. She was a homemaker and member of Landmark United Pentecostal Church in Texarkana, Texas.
Survivors include her husband, Larry D. Dickerson; children Ray Gunter of Dry Branch, Thomas Dickerson of Lake Park and Timothy Dickerson of Valdosta; brother Vernon Daniels of Texarkana; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 tonight in the funeral home. 

Ethel Dyal 

DOUGLAS - Services for Ethel H. Dyal will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Illa Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Dyal, 95, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001. She was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her children Leslie Talmadge of Florida and Reba Davis of Douglas; stepchildren Sidney Dyal of Atlanta and Geneva Sowell of Fitzgerald; and sister Gencie Fowler of Douglas.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 tonight in Ricketson Funeral Home. 

Jackie Gibbs 

PINEVIEW - Services for Jackie Ruth Gibbs will be at 11 a.m. today in Friendship Baptist Church with burial in Friendship Cemetery. Gibbs, 62, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001. She was a personal care assistant and member of Pineview Baptist Church.
Survivors include her children Dr. Rickey Gibbs of Nashville, Tenn., Linda Bloodworth of Pineview and Donna Kerce of Hawkinsville; brother Bobby Harvey of Albany; and four grandchildren.
The family may be contacted at the Bloodworth residence on Route 1. Frazier and Son Funeral Home in Rochelle has charge of arrangements. 

David Graves 

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Graveside services for David Lee Graves will be at 1 p.m. today in Macon Memorial Park. Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Roberts Recital Hall, University of Alabama, Huntsville. Graves died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001. He received his bachelor's degree in music, master's of music education and doctoral degrees from the University of Georgia. He was a member of the Department of Music at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and was chairman of the department since 1986. He was previously at the University of Richmond in Virginia. He was principal clarinetist for the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, was president of the Alabama Association of College Music Administrators, conducted more than 70 performances of the UAH Wind Ensemble and was responsible for UAH's accreditation by the National Association of Schools of Music. He was a member of the College Band Directors National Association and the Association for Technology in Music Instruction. He received the UAH Alumni Association Distinguished Faculty Award and College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Service Award.
Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Pridgeon Graves; and sister Mary Treskovich of Palm Harbor, Fla.
Memorials may be made to the David L. Graves Memorial Scholarship Fund, University of Alabama in Huntsville, or the Ark. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Louise Hall 

Services for Louise G. Hall will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Hall, 76, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001. She was the store manager for Ben Franklin in the Pio Nono Plaza for 17 years. She was retired from Kmart after five years. She was a member of Parkway Baptist Church and the Golf Club of Macon.
Survivors include her husband, Orion Hall; children Diana Kennedy and Gordon Hall, both of Macon, Brenda Roberts of Warner Robins and Kenneth Hall of Lizella; sisters and brothers Ozella Gordy, Elaine Nordan, David Gordy, Joe Gordy, Jack Gordy and Cyrus Gordy, all of Thomaston, and Bobby Gordy of Griffin; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home and may be contacted at 308 Westwood Circle, Macon 31206. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Parkway Baptist Church or Hospice of Central Georgia, P.O. Box 6533, Macon 31208. 

Joseph Harris 

Services for Joseph "Bill" Harris will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Bellevue Baptist Church with burial in Macon Memorial Park. Harris died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001. An Army veteran of World War II, he was retired from Robins Air Force Base. He was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church, was a Mason and member of Macon Lodge No. 5.
Survivors include his wife, Catherine Harris; children Runette Hendley of Macon and Joseph R. Harris of Albany; sisters Thelma Harris and Jeanette Barfield, both of Macon, and Lillian Coco of Hartford, Conn.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Hart's Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bellevue Baptist Church, 3805 Napier Ave., Macon 31204. 

Katherine Holland 

WARNER ROBINS - Services for Katherine Knight Holland will be at 1 p.m. today in Heritage Memorial Funeral Home with burial in Harmony-Smyrna Cemetery. Holland, 80, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. She was an item manager. She was the widow of George Jack Holland.
Survivors include her children Jack Holland and Priscilla Robertson, both of Warner Robins; brother and sister Charlie Holder and Leta Stewart, both of Macon; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. 

Albert Jelks Jr. 

Services for Albert Augustus Jelks Jr. will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Christ Church. Burial will be private. Jelks, 78, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. He was a Coast Guard veteran of World War II and graduate of Mercer University and member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He was the founder of the Bon Hommes and was a retired sales representative. He was a member of Christ Church.
Survivors include his children Ellen J. Finkelstein, Adrian Jelks, Albert Jelks III; brother Jordan O. Jelks of Macon; and two grandchildren.
The family may be contacted at 1140 S. Jackson Springs Road. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christ Church Organ Fund, 538 Walnut St., Macon 31201. 
Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements. 

Elma McLendon 

OGLETHORPE - Services for Elma Greene McLendon will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Oglethorpe Methodist Church with burial in Ellaville City Cemetery. McLendon, 90, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001. The widow of Joe B. McLendon, she was a homemaker and member of Red Hill Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include her children Mike McLendon of Oglethorpe and Myra Allmond of Gainesville; sister Mary G. McLendon of Oglethorpe; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Watson Mathews Funeral Home, Montezuma.

Allie McLeod 

MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Allie B. McLeod will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Church of God of Prophecy with burial in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. McLeod, 92, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001. He was the retired owner of McLeod's Grocery Store and Sinclair Service Station in Macon. He was a member and deacon of Church of God of Prophecy.
Survivors include his children Marvin McLeod of Warner Robins, Fred McLeod of Douglasville, Myrtle Chapman of Milledgeville and Elizabeth Wilson of Marietta; brother Lester McLeod of McRae; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight in Moores Funeral Home. 

Tom Peterson 

CONYERS - Services for Tom Peterson will be at 2 p.m. today in Green Lawn Cemetery, Spartanburg, S.C. He graduated from Clemson University and was a World War II veteran. During his 42 years in textiles, he was affiliated with Springs Cotton Mills and Bibb Manufacturing Co.
Survivors include his wife, Serena Peterson; children Brooks Peterson and Spence Peterson, both of Macon, and Lynn Martin of Greenwood, S.C.; sister Margaret Scrott of Spartanburg; and five grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or American Heart Association. Harry L. White Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

James Sharpe 

DOUGLASVILLE - Services for James Wesley Sharpe will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Murchison Funeral Home with burial in Sharpe Cemetery. Sharpe died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. An Army veteran, he was an accountant with the Department of Family and Children's Services. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Atlanta.
Survivors include his mother Hazel Sharpe of Alston; and sister Anne Warren of Dudley.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in the funeral home. 

Pattie Snow 

MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Pattie Yovene Batson Snow will be at 3 p.m. today in White Springs Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Snow, 77, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001. The widow of Obie Snow, she was a homemaker and member of White Springs Baptist Church.
Survivors include her children Terry Johns of Ludowici, Jessie Johnson and Sandra Vinson, both of Milledgeville, and Eva Oliver of Toomsboro; sister Annie Massengale of Gordon; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. today in the church. White Columns Funeral Home in Gordon has charge of arrangements. 

Mary Stocks 

BARNESVILLE - Services for Mary Alice Haygood Stocks will be at 2 p.m. today in Haisten Martin Funeral Home with burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Stocks died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. She worked at the William Carter Co. as an inspector. The widow of James Stocks, she was the oldest member of Ramah Primitive Baptist Church. 

Christine Tapley 

THOMASTON - Services for Christine Farr Tapley will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Coggins Funeral Home with burial in Crystal Hill Cemetery. Tapley, 85, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001. She worked in the Upson County school system in the lunchroom for 12 years. The widow of Kenneth Tapley, she was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.
Survivors include her children Tim Tapley of San Francisco, Sonia Pollard of Thomaston and Linda White of Raleigh, N.C.; and brothers and sisters Jerome Farr and Joel Farr, both of Thomaston, Zelma Dees of Hawkinsville and Wilma Evans of Silver Springs, Md.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in the funeral home. 

Willie Ware 

FORT VALLEY - Services for Willie Mae "Farry" Ware will be at noon Saturday in Central Union Baptist Church with burial in Willow Lake Memorial Garden Cemetery. Ware died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001. She was a caretaker.
Survivors include her children Lewis Ware and Inez Ware, both of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Oscar Ware; stepmother Floria Marshall of Fort Valley; brothers and sisters Henry Rumph, Jeff Rumph Jr., Willie Rumph, all of Perry, Washington Marshall, Ulysses Marshall, Bura Marshall, Lula Greene, Mary Green and Will Marshall, all of Fort Valley, Leon Marshall of California, George Marshall of Monroe, Waymond Marshall of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Johnny Johnson of Macon, Adelle Rumph, Daisy Bowen and Mary Dean, all of Perry; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
The family may be contacted at 105 Walker St., Fort Valley. C.J. Edwards Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Mamie Waters 

WRIGHTSVILLE - Services for Mamie Pearl Waters will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Ranger Grove Church of God in Christ with burial in Scott Cemetery. Waters, 73, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. She was a member of Ranger Grove Church of God in Christ. 
Survivors include her husband, Tommy L. Waters; children Nadine McGravy, Bernice James and Willie Askew, all of Wrightsville; sisters Gladys Walker, Winnie Johnson, Willie Mae Ervin and Geneva Benett, all of Wrightsville; 13 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight in Dudley Funeral Home, Dublin, and may be contacted at the residence, Route 2, Box 140, Wrightsville. 

Bartley S. Weaver 

Services for Bartley S. Weaver will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Macon Memorial Park. Weaver, 85, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001. He was owner and operator of Weaver Roofing Co. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Jones County. Weaver, 85, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001. 
Survivors include his wife, Janie Weaver; daughter Betty Jean Maurer of Macon; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Hart's Mortuary and may be contacted at the residence. 

O. Wayde Williams 

MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for O. Wayde Williams will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Williams White Columns Funeral Home with burial in the family cemetery. Williams, 55, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001. A Marine Corps veteran, he was retired from the maintenance department at Rheem Manufacturing Co. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Survivors include his children Brian Williams and Jay Williams, both of Moultrie; mother Mary Williams of Gibson; sisters and brothers Clarise May of Milledgeville, Jo Ann Grimes and Margaret Land of Gibson, Chester Williams of Eatonton and Dennis Williams of Warrenton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in the funeral home and may be contacted at the Land residence. 

Theodore Williams Sr. 

LEESBURG - Services for Theodore Glenn "Ted" Williams Sr. were Sunday in Mathews Funeral Home, Albany. Burial was in Leesburg Cemetery. Williams, 80, died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2001. He had lived in Albany since 1971, moving from Macon. He was a retired air traffic controller and member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He was a member of American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Clotilde Williams; children Ted Williams of Leesburg, Carol Debarry of Cordele, Glenda Klar of Tampa, Fla., Dorothy Anderson of Leslie and Debbie McBride of Macon; brothers and sister Bob Williams of Binghamton, N.Y., and Sonny Williams and Grace Minnie, both of New York; 12 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. 
 

Ilah Woodard 

HAZLEHURST - Services for Ilah Jean Dickens Woodard will be at 11 a.m. today in Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home with burial in Hazlehurst City Cemetery. Woodard, 84, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. The widow of Theodore Woodard, she was a homemaker and member of Hazlehurst First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her son Pierce Dickens of Statesboro; and grandson Matthew Dickens of Statesboro.

PETTIS, Joseph Franklin: 74, of Macon, died Jan. 24, 2001. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Crest Lawn with burial in Mount Zion Church Cemetery, Twiggs County. The Rev. Herbert Williams will officiate. Mr. Pettis was born in Twiggs County, Georgia, and had lived in Macon for the past 45 years. He was retired from Borden Dairy Co., and he was a Baptist. Survivors: wife, Ida Mae Pettis of Macon; son Michael Pettis of Macon; daughter, Ruth Ann Pettis of Macon; brother and sister Eddie Pettis of Danville and Louise Davidson of Ivey; several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to United Hospice of Macon, 2484 Ingleside Ave., Building B, Macon, GA 31204. The family may be contacted at 3827 Rice Mill Road. Crest Lawn Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
WOOD, Lila Mae Ussery: 79, of Macon, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2001, in a local hospital. Services were 3 p.m. Thursday in Riverside Cemetery. Rev. Milton D. Adams officiated. Crest Lawn Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.
 

BAILEY, SR., Joe: of 202 Hampton Hill Road, Gray, GA, died Thursday, January 25, 2001. Services will be held Saturday, January 27, 2001, at 2:00PM in the Chapel of Hart's Mortuary with the Reverends Chip Miller and Hal McNeely officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. The family will greet friends on Saturday from 1:00PM until time of service at Hart's Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Gideons International, P. O. 5718, Macon, GA 31208. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

BATCHELOR, Jessie Jewel: died Wednesday, January 24, 2001 in a local hospital. Services will be held Friday, January 26, 2001, at 4:00PM at Lawrence Drive Baptist Church with the Reverends Ricky Brantley, Phil Bryant, and Wade Bridges officiating. Burial will be in Avondale Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 3:00PM until time of service at the church. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Lawrence Drive Baptist Church, 5774 School Road, Macon, GA 31216. Miss Batchelor was a member of Lawrence Drive Baptist Church where she was secretary of Sunday School and church training and was treasurer for Wednesday Night Supper. She was a member of the Agape Group. Miss Batchelor was the daughter of the late Artis Roy Batchelor and the late Elizabeth Jewell Meadows Batchelor. Survivors include her cousins. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

BROWN, Sr., Harvey Rhodes: of Macon died Wednesday of natural causes. Mr. Brown, son of the late Richard Hamlin and Margaret Ann Rainey Brown was born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1917. He grew up in Norfolk and Birmingham, Alabama. A veteran of World War II as a member of the Army Air Corps, Mr. Brown was assigned to Cochran Field where he trained British pilots for the RAF. Following the war, he became a professional Scout Executive with the Atlanta Area Boy Scout Council. In the late forties he returned to the Macon area. He was an executive with the Macon Chamber of Commerce, and Executive Director of the Highway 41 Association. He later served as the Executive Director of the Georgia Forestry Association, where he was instrumental in helping the state of Georgia become number one in pulp and paper production in the country at that time. The last two decades of his professional career were spent as the Executive Director of the American Consulting Engineers Council of Georgia in Atlanta. During his career he was well known among Georgia's legislative and congressional delegations, where he frequently represented the needs and concerns of these industries. He served as an honorary Lieutenant Colonel, Aide-de-Camp for every Governor of Georgia from Marvin Griffin through Zell Miller. Mr. Brown was an Eagle Scout and vigil member of the Order of the Arrow who has been continually active in the Boy Scouts of America for over 70 years. Having held almost every volunteer position in Scouting, he was currently serving as an Assistant District Commissioner with the local Boy Scout Council. Perhaps best known in the area as the long-tenured Cubmaster of Pack 23 and Scoutmaster of Ingleside Troop 5, he helped shape the lives of many present-day community leaders. In 1968 the Boy Scouts of America presented him the Silver Beaver Award for distinguished service to boyhood. The Georgia Sportsmen's Federation, in cooperation with the National Wildlife Federation and Sears-Roebuck Foundation recognized Mr. Brown's outstanding contributions to the wise use and management of the nation's natural resources by presenting him its Forest Conservation Award in 1966. Vitally active in many other community, civic, and church organizations until his death, Mr. Brown was charter president and member of the Golden-E Exchange Club of Macon, a long-time member of Riverside Golf and Country Club, treasurer of the Middle Georgia Railroad Association, treasurer of the Middle Georgia Macintosh Users Group, Director of the New River and Pocahontas Railroad, and Chairman and member of the Board of Trustees of Cherokee Heights United Methodist Church. He was a faithful member of the Sunny Morning Breakfast Club prayer meeting at Cherokee Heights. Mr. Brown is survived by his dear wife of over 59 years, Jane (Janie) Warren Williams Brown. They have two children, a daughter Linda Jane Brown Spell of Glendale, California, and a son Dr. Harvey R. Brown, Jr. of Wilmore, Kentucky. He also is survived by five grandchildren, Ashley Wilbrooks Spell of Arlington, Virginia; and Harvey R. (Chip) Brown III, Candace Meri Brown, Elizabeth Ruth Brown, and Harrison Wyatt Brown, all from Wilmore, Kentucky. Funeral Services will be conducted in Hart's Mortuary Chapel Saturday, January 27 at 4:00 p.m. with the Reverends John Haney and Dan Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Hart's from 3:00PM to 4:00PM on Saturday before funeral. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made in his memory to Impact Ministries, 304 Maxey Street, Suite E, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

DAVIS, Willie Farrell: 67, of 515 Fortville Road, Gray, GA, died Tuesday, January 23, 2001 in a local hospital. Services will be held Friday, January 26, 2001, at noon in the Chapel of Hart's Mortuary with the Reverend David Pullen officiating. Burial will be in Haddock Baptist Church. The family may be contacted at 242 Griswoldville Shortcut Road. Mr. Davis was the owner of Davis Used Car Lot. He was the son of the late Willie Frank Davis and the late Alma Arlene Moore Davis. Survivors: Wife, Phyllis L. Davis of Gray; Children, Michael Farrell Davis of Knoxville, Tennessee, Peggy Marlene Mixter of Perry, Crystal Stovall of Macon, Joseph Jeremiah Gregory and Farrah Shawn Davis of Macon; Sister and brothers, Geraldine Soles of Macon, Junior Southerland of Boston, Massachusetts, and Marvin Davis of Phenix City, Alabama; Grandchildren, Tina Chastain, Joseph Chastain, Michael Davis, David Marshall Gregory, Tyler Laymon Stovall, Megan Gregory, Misty Lynn and Dylan Davis; Great-grandchildren, Kristin Chastain, Brittany Bennett, Dustin Barefoot, Keria Chastain, and Donovan Chastain. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

EPPS, Florence L.: of 3386 Mary Drive, died Wednesday, January 24, 2001 in a local hospital. Services will be held Friday, January 26, 2001, at 10:30AM in the Chapel of Hart's Mortuary with the Reverends Mark Johnson and Wyatte Fraiser officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. The family may be contacted at the residence. 
Mrs. Epps was a member of Second Baptist Church and O.E.S. Chapter 345. She was the wife of the late Glenn Epps and the daughter of the late George Bush and the late Maggie May Bush.
Survivors: Son, Ronnie Epps of St. Charles, Missouri; Daughter, Laverne Greene of Macon; Sister, Margerite Wix of Griffin, GA; 8 Grandchildren; 10 Great-Grandchildren; 8 Great-Great-Grandchildren. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

HARRIS, Joseph "Bill": died Thursday, January 25, 2001. Services will be held Saturday, January 27, 2001, at 11:00AM at Bellevue Baptist Church with Dr. Neal Wall officiating. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park. The family may be contacted at the residence. Visitation: Friday from 6:00PM until 8:00PM at Hart's Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bellevue Baptist Church, 3805 Napier Avenue, Macon, Ga 31204. Mr. Harris was a Mason and a member of Macon Lodge #5. He was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church. A veteran of the U. S. Army, he served in World War II. He was retired from Robins Air Force Base. Survivors: Wife, Catherine Harris of Macon; Children, Runette Hendley of Macon and Joseph R. Harris of Albany; Grandchildren, Brett Hendley and Bart Hendley, both of Macon, and Stephanie Harris of Stockbridge; Great-Grandchildren, Blake Hendley and Brooke Hendley, both of Macon; Sisters, Thelma Harris and Jeanette Barfield, both of Macon, and Lillian Coco of Hartford, Connecticut; Several nieces and nephews.Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

JELKS, Jr., Albert Augustus: Memorial services for Albert Augustus Jelks, Jr. will be Saturday, January 27, 2001, at 3:00PM in Christ Church. Burial will be private. Jelks, 78, died Wednesday, January 24, 2001. Son of the late Dr. Albert Jelks and the late Dr. Doris Jelks, he was a Coast Guard veteran of World War II and a lifelong member of Christ Church. A graduate of Mercer University and member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity, he was a founder of the Bons Hommes. He was a retired sales representative. Survivors include his children Ellen J. Finkelstein, Adrian 0. Jelks, Albert A. Jelks, III and two grandsons, all of Atlanta, his brother Jordan 0. Jelks of Macon, and many friends.
The family may be contacted at 1140 South Jackson Springs Road. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Christ Church Organ Fund, 538 Walnut Street, Macon, GA 31201. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

WATSON, SR., James Frank: formerly of 5772 Edwina Drive, died Wednesday, January 24, 2001. Services will be held Friday, January 26, 2001, at 2:00PM at Henderson Road Baptist Church with the Reverends Wayne Pritchett and Steve McNarry officiating. Burial will be in Middle Georgia Memory Gardens. The family may be contacted at 349 Mt. Springs Church Road. Mr. Watson attended Pine Forest Baptist Church. He was retired from Atlas Van Lines after 25 years of service. Mr. Watson was the son of the late Samuel Byrd Watson and the late Blanche Madison Oliver. He was predeceased by his son, James Frank Watson, Jr. Survivors: Wife, Madeline Bloodworth Watson of Macon; Sons, Donald Lee Chumley of North Carolina, William Ronald Hattaway of Macon and Eddie Joe Watson of Albany; Daughters, Wanda Sue Rogers of Danville, Barbara Ann Hughes, Teresa Elaine Bennett, and Mary Julia Wyatt, all of Macon; 15 Grandchildren; 8 Great-grandchildren; Sisters, Mary Ola Fowler and Julia Mae Palmer, both of Macon. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

WEAVER, Bartley S.: 85, of 4213 Trammel Avenue, died Thursday, January 25, 2001. Graveside services will be held Saturday, January 27, 2001, at 11:00AM at Macon Memorial Park with the Reverend Milton Adams officiating. The family may be contacted at the residence. Visitation: Friday from 6:00PM until 8:00PM at Hart's Mortuary. Mr. Weaver was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Jones County. He was owner and operator of Weaver Roofing Company. He was the son of the late Tom Weaver and the late Florence Bloodworth Weaver. Survivors: Wife, Janie Weaver of Macon; daughter, Betty Jean Maurer of Macon; Brother-in-law, Otis Davis of Macon; 3 Grandchildren; 3 Great-grandchildren; Several nieces and nephews. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

BROWN, Elmer E.: 75, of 2462 Vivian Drive, Macon, GA, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. He was of the Baptist faith. He served in WWII in the Army as a sharpshooter and received the Good Conduct Medal, Victory Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Ribbon, Army of Occupation Ribbon (Japan). He was retired from civil service at Warner Robins as a sheet metal mechanic. Survivors: son, Ashley Brown of Macon; sisters, Avie Browning of McRae, Lizzie Browning of Alamo and Nellie Cravey of Helena; brother, Carlton Brown of Alamo. He was preceded in death by his son, Mitchell E. Brown. Visitation: Friday from 6-8 at Ingleside Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at 11 a.m. at Ingleside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Albert Cardwell will officiate. Burial: Glen Haven Memorial. Ingleside Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.

GRAVES, David Lee: of 167 Deerhaven Circle, Gurley, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001, at Hunsville Hospital. Family graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time today at the Macon Memorial Park, Macon, GA. Friends, students, and colleagues are invited to a memorial service to be held Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m. in Roberts Recital Hall, UAH. David L. Graves, the son of Ralph and Gertrude Black Graves, was born in Milledgeville, GA on July 24, 1944. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Yvonne Pridgeon Graves; a sister, Mary Treskovich of Palm Harbour, Fla., and his father-in-law, Leonard I. Pridgeon of Gurley. His parents preceded him in death. Professor Graves has been a member of the Department of Music faculty at The University of Alabama in Huntsville since 1982 and has served as Chair of the Department since 1986. Previously, he was at The University of Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Graves earned his Bachelor's of Music, Master's of Music Education, and doctoral degrees at the University of Georgia. Dr. Graves' musical influence has included the UAH campus, the Huntsville community and the state of Alabama. He was principal clarinetist for the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra for a number of years, served as President of the Alabama Association of College Music Administrators, conducted over 70 performances of the UAH Wind Ensemble and was responsible for the UAH's accreditation by the National Association of Schools of Music. In addition, he was a member of the College Band Directors National Association and the Association for Technology in Music Instruction. Dr. Graves was a respected teacher and colleague and received a number of awards, including the UAH Alumni Association Distinguished Faculty Award and the College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Service Award. Memorial donations may be made to the David L. Graves Memorial Scholarship Fund at The University of Alabama in Huntsville or to the Ark. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

COWAN, John T.: 92, of 422 N. Broad St., Salem, Va., died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001, in Salem, Va. Services will be held in Salem, Va. Burial will be private in Riverside Cemetery, Macon, GA. Visitation: 6-7 Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 4406, Macon 31208 or to Forest Hills United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1217 Forest Hill Road, Macon 31210. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.

DAVIS, Kenneth "Kenny" Wayne III: 16, of 206 Laurel Lane, Lizella, GA 312052, died Wednesday in a northeast Georgia hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at the Pio Nono Chapel of Snow's Memorial Chapels. Rev. Carl Byrd will officiate. Burial will follow the funeral service at Riverside Cemetery, Macon, GA. Family will be at the residence of Janet and Ted Thompson, 206 Laurel Lane, Lizella, and at the residence of Kenneth Davis Jr., 2516 English Ave., Macon. Visitation: 7-9 Friday, Jan. 26, 2001, Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. Those who wish to do so may make contributions to The Children's Hospital at The Medical Center of Central Georgia, 777 Hemlock St., Macon, GA 31201. Kenny resided in middle Georgia his entire life. He attended the Butler Center and was a student at Weaver Middle School. He participated in the Georgia Special Olympics. Survivors: mother and stepfather, Janet and Ted Thompson of Lizella; father and his fiancee, Kenneth Davis Jr. and Nancy Noble Bower of Macon; friends and guardian, Sabrina and Ed Childrers of Gainesville, GA; sister, Katherine Lynn Davis of Lizella; maternal grandmother Catherine H. Davis of Macon; and paternal grandparents Kenneth and Barbara Davis of Bradley, GA. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, has charge of arrangements.

HALL, Louise G.: 76, of 2233 Rocky Creek Road, Macon, GA 31206, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, at her residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, 2001, at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, Macon, GA. Rev. Grady Mimbs will officiate. Family will be at the residence, 308 Westwood Circle, Macon, GA 31206. Visitation: 6-8 Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Parkway Baptist Church or to Hospice of Central Georgia, P.O. Box 6533, Macon, GA 31208. Mrs. Hall was from Thomaston and had lived in Macon since 1958. She was the daughter of the late Byron and Bessie Stribbling Gordy. She was the store manager for Ben Franklin in the Pio Nono Plaza shopping center for 17 years. She retired after 5 years with Kmart. She was a member of the Golf Club of Macon and was a member of Parkway Baptist Church in Macon. Survivors include her husband, Orion Hall of Macon; daughters, Diana Kennedy of Macon and Brenda Roberts of Warner Robins; sons, Kenneth Hall of Lizella and Gordon Hall of Macon; sisters, Ozelle Gordy and Elaine Nordan of Thomaston; brothers, David Gordy, Joe Gordy, Jack Gordy, Cyrus Gordy, all of Thomaston, and Bobby Gordy of Griffin; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, has charge of arrangements.

STANOVICH, Dottie Gossett: of Juliette, died Friday, Jan. 19, 2001. Memorial services were 2 p.m. Thursday, Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. Burial was private. Memorial contributions may be made to the SIDS Institute, Suite 876, 6065 Roswell Road, Atlanta, Ga. 30328; or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 4406, Macon, Ga. 31208. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, had charge of arrangements. 

WELCH, Harry C.: 73, of Macon, died Wednesday in a local hospital. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Family will be at the residence, 3450 Travis Blvd., Macon 31206. Visitation: 6-8 Thursday, Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund at Lizella Baptist Church, 2950 S. Lizella Road, Lizella 31052. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, has charge of arrangements.

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