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Ruby Allen 

COCHRAN - Services for Ruby Smith Allen will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Allen, 66, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at Fairview Park Hospital, Dublin. Born in Bleckley County, she was the daughter of the late Sam and Fannie Ramage Smith. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church of Cochran and a retired civil service employee of Robins Air Force Base. 

Survivors include her daughters Gloria Dixon and Barbara Bacon, both of Dudley; sister Nell S. Bryant of Dry Branch; brothers Charles Smith and William Smith, both of Cochran; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 

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

Hazel Bryant 
 

EASTMAN - Services for Hazel Horn Bryant will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Southerland Funeral Chapel in Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home. A graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Cemetery, Augusta. Bryant, 93, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, in Dodge County. Born in Dodge County, she lived in Richmond County most of her life before moving back to Dodge County in 1991. The widow of Hollis Bryant, she was a retired secretary for Blanche Mills, Augusta. She was a Baptist. 

Survivors include her daughters Betty R. Goodwin of Martinez and Jean J. Conner of Eastman; sisters Nellie H. Carn of Augusta and Ruby H. Perkins of Belvedere, S.C.; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. The family may be contacted at the home of Jean J. Conner, 5512 Forest Lake Road N.W., Eastman. 
 
 

Donald Cameron Sr. 
 

Services for Donald Theodora Cameron Sr. will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Macon Memorial Park. Cameron, 78, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001, at home. Born in Wilmington, N.C., he had lived in Macon most of his life. He was retired from Timber Lake Grocery Co., where he was a shipping foreman. Cameron was a Protestant and a member of the AARP. 

Survivors include his wife, Nellie Cameron of Macon; children Thearesa Maddox of Juliette, Robin Baggarly of Eatonton and Donald T. Cameron II of Jones County; brother and sisters James Cameron of Columbus and Grace Beckett and Joyce Hanson, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Crest Lawn Funeral Home. The family may be contacted at 297 Alexandria Drive. 
 
 

Jane Davis 
 

PORT ST. JOE, Fla. - Jane Webb Davis died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001, in Port St. Joe. Born in Jackson, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Kathleen Webb and was a lifelong resident of Macon. Graduating from Miller High School in 1943, she earned a bachelor's degree from Randolph Macon Women's College of Lynchburg, Va., and a master's degree in Spanish from the University of Mexico, Juarez. 

Survivors include her son Larry Davis; stepson Robert Davis; two grandchildren; and one stepgrandchild. 

Southerland Funeral Home in Panama City, Fla. had charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Eddie Duncan 
 

MONTEZUMA - Services for Eddie Duncan Jr. will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Zion Hill Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. He was a shipping clerk at C.E. Minerals and was a former jailer at the Macon County Sheriff's Office. He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. 

Survivors include his wife, J. Adrienne Duncan; children Anthony Duncan of Reynolds and Cedric Duncan, Karlos Duncan Sr., Sevilla Beach and Darcell Wynn, all of Montezuma; parents, Edmond and Johnnie Mae Duncan of Montezuma; brothers and sister William Duncan, Hazel Thompson, Leonard Duncan and Melvin Polite; and five grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. today in Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel. 
 
 

Oliver C. Gibson 
 

Graveside services for Oliver C. Gibson will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Macon Memorial Park. Gibson, 89, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001. He had been a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church for the past 36 years, where he was a member of the choir and a soloist. Gibson was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of Scottish Rite and Mabel Lodge No. 255. He was retired from Seaboard Coastline after more than 30 years of service. 

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth M. Gibson of Macon; daughters LuReese Harbin of Macon and Marsha G. Skiles of Atlanta; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at Hart's Mortuary. 
 
 

Clarence Hardison 
 

WARNER ROBINS - Services for Clarence Darnell "Dick/Don" Hardison will be at 3:30 p.m. today in Hunt Elementary School Auditorium, Fort Valley, with burial in Goodwill Cemetery. Hardison died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001. He was a master brick mason and owner of ABC Construction Co. 

Survivors include his son Angelo Hardison of Warner Robins; parents, Mazie Mathis and Andrew Mathis Sr. of Fort Valley; brothers and sisters Kenneth Hardison of Phenix City, Ala., Johnny Jones, Barbara Gilmore, Andrew Mathis Jr., Elishia Solomon, Andrea Maddox and Virginia Ford, all of Fort Valley, Daryl Hardison of Moultrie, Renee Mathis of Seattle, Raymond Mathis of Macon and Belinda Towles and Ellen Jones of Warner Robins; and companion, Rita Jones. 

C.J. Edwards Funeral Home in Fort Valley has charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Mary Henderson 
 

WARNER ROBINS - Services for Mary Charlotte Henderson will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Murdoch Funeral Home, Central City, Iowa, with burial in Blodgett Cemetery, Central City, Iowa. Henderson, 81, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at Houston Medical Center. Born in Linn County, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Rupert Lockwood and the late Bernice Blodgett Lockwood. A homemaker, she was a member of the Lydia Ladies Circle at Christ United Methodist Church. Henderson was also a member of the United Church of Christ, Central City, Iowa, and the Historical Society of Central City, Iowa. She was the widow of Norman Henderson. 

Survivors include her sisters Jean Freeze of Marion, Iowa, Joann Simmon of Uwing, Mo., and Virginia Soukup of Central City, Iowa; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. today at McCullough Funeral Home, Warner Robins, and from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Murdoch Funeral Home, Central City, Iowa. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lydia Ladies Circle of Christ United Methodist Church, 511 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins 31088. 
 
 

Jackie Henslee 
 

CEDARTOWN - Memorial services for Jackie Braucht Henslee will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Rabun Memory Park Cemetery, Tiger. Henslee, 50, died Oct. 28, 2000. She was a supervisor at the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and Cedartown Junior Service League. 

Survivors include her husband, Billy Henslee; children Jamey Henslee and Ramey Henslee, both of Cedartown; brother and sister George Braucht of Stockbridge and Letha Morris of Milledgeville. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, Cedartown, or the Georgia Council of Child Abuse. Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Katrean Johnson 
 

ALAMO - Services for Katrean Johnson will be at 3 p.m. today at Alamo Chapel Baptist Church with burial in Alamo Cemetery. Johnson, 81, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001, at Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta. Born in Wheeler County, she was the daughter of the late Rand and Rosa Tould. The widow of Willie Johnson, she was a housewife and a member of Alamo Baptist Church. 

Survivors include her daughter Barbara Clark of Atlanta; brother Bernice Tould of Jacksonville, Fla.; sister Ruth Tould of Alamo; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and 51 great-great-grandchildren. 

A.L. Spaulding Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 
 

G. Harold Jones 
 

Services for G. Harold Jones will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Vineville United Methodist Church with burial in Riverside Cemetery. Jones, 89, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2001. Born in Timberlake, N.C., he worked in the wholesale grocery business in Spartenburg, S.C., Thomasville, Albany and Macon. Jones moved to Macon in 1971. He was the widower of Eunice Jones. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club in Albany for 25 years. In Macon he earned a master gardener degree. Jones was a member of Vineville United Methodist Church and the Ed Cook Sunday School Class. 

Survivors include his daughter Linda Klett of San Francisco, Calif.; and sister Clarice Foster of Charleston, S.C. 

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 tonight at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ed Cook Sunday School Class, the Music Fund or the Building Fund, c/o Vineville United Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave., Macon 31204. 
 
 

Louise Kinsey 
 

DUBLIN - Services for Louise Walker Kinsey will be at 11 a.m. Monday at C. Homer Adams Chapel in Adams Funeral Home, with burial in Cedar Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. Kinsey, 81, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001, in a Macon hospital. Born in Johnson County, she was the daughter of the late Luther Joseph Walker and the late Callie Mae Sumner Walker. She was formerly of Sugar Hill. 

Survivors include her husband, Joe B. Kinsey of Dublin; son Lee J. Kinsey of Buford; daughters Roxan Kinsey of Gahanna, Ohio and Regina K. Hicks of Gwinnett County; brothers Carl Walker of Winston, Paul E. Walker of Dublin and Alton Walker of Groves, Texas; sisters Elizabeth W. "Boots" Currie of Dublin, Dorothy W. Clark and Ellen W. Phagan, both of Alamo, Hazel W. Brooks of Glenwood and Lorraine W. Jones of Danville; and four grandchildren. 

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

Betty C. Lackey 
 

Services for Betty C. Lackey will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity CME Church with burial in Damascus CME Church Cemetery, Lizella. Lackey died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001. Born in Macon, she was daughter of the late Gene Johnson and Annie L. Hightower. She was a member of Trinity CME Church. 

Survivors include her companion, Roosevelt Fields; and sister Mary Ann Johnson. 

The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at Bentley & Sons Funeral Home, Macon. 
 
 

R.B. Mallard 
 

MONTEZUMA - Services for R.B. Mallard will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Jehovah Baptist Church, Oglethorpe, with burial in Felton Chapel Church Cemetery. Mallard, 61, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001. He was a member of Felton Chapel Church. 

Survivors include his wife, Lillie Mallard; children Terrie Mallard, Johnnie Mallard and Sherry Mallard, all of Montezuma, and Janice Mallard of Oglethorpe; mother, Annie Mallard of Oglethorpe; brothers and sisters Harvey Mallard, Milton Mallard and Melvin Mallard, all of Oglethorpe, Rubie Bank of Atlanta, Virginia Johnson of New York, Henry Mallard and Charlie Mallard, both of Atlanta, Christopher Mallard of Warner Robins and Bobby Mallard of Lithonia; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. 

Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Louise Marshall 
 

LIZELLA - Graveside services for Louise Newberry Marshall will be at 2 p.m. today at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. Marshall, 87, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001. Born and educated in Bibb County, she was a homemaker and a Baptist. She was the widow of C.T. Marshall. 

Survivors include her daughters Lessie Brasher and Lois Crawley, both of Lizella, Lizzie Gunter of Macon and Linda Morgan of Roberta; brother Nelson Newberry of Lizella; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Central Georgia, P.O. Box 6533, Macon 31208. Ingleside Memorial Chapel in Macon has charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Ann Mathews 
 

FORT VALLEY - Services for Ann Mathews will be at 2 p.m. today at Oaklawn Cemetery. Mathews, 74, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2001. A native of McCorkle, W.Va., she was a civil service employee retired from Robins Air Force Base. Mathews was a member of First Baptist Church of Fort Valley. 

Survivors include her husband, Robert Lee Mathews Sr.; son Dr. Robert L. Mathews Jr. of Marietta; and sister Pat McMellon of Byron. 

The family may be contacted at 307 Pecan St., Fort Valley. Rooks Funeral Home, Fort Valley, has charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Lucille D. McKinney 
 

CORDELE - Services for Lucille D. McKinney will be at 4 p.m. today at Sunnyside Cemetery. McKinney, 100, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001. She was born in Eastman. 

Survivors include her daughter-in-law Vera McKinney of Cordele. 

Dekle Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Gregory McLin 
 

Services for Gregory McLin will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the World of Faith Church with burial in Grant Cemetery. McLin, 43, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. Born in Detroit, he was son of the late Moses McLin. He was educated in Detroit and Bibb County public schools. A Macon resident for 25 years, McLin was a self-employed electronics technician. He was a member of World of Faith Church. 

Survivors include his wife, Antoinette Neal McLin of Macon; children Richard McLin, Shawn McLin, Antorius McLin, Cherdrika McLin, Gregory McLin Jr., Quintin McLin and Benjamin McLin, all of Macon; and a grandchild. 

The body will be placed in the church an hour before services. The family may be contacted at 376 Emery Highway, Macon. Jones Brothers Eastlawn Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Rosemerry Nottingham 
 

DUBLIN - Services for Rosemerry N. Nottingham will be at 3 p.m. today at Friendship Baptist Church, Allentown, with burial in the church cemetery. Nottingham, 25, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. Born in Augusta, she was a graduate of Dublin High School and a member of Friendship Baptist Church. 

Survivors include her parents, Corine Nottingham and Jimmie Chatman, both of Dublin; brothers and sisters Kevin Nottingham and LaShon Nottingham, both of Montrose, Calvin Chatman, Tina Chatman and Lisa Chatman, all of Dublin; and grandmother, Thelma Jenkins of Montrose. 

The body will be placed in the church one hour before services. 

Dudley Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Parker Risher 
 

PERRY - Services for Parker Risher will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Watson-Hunt Funeral Home with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Risher, 87, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at Houston Medical Center, Warner Robins. Born in Walterboro, S.C., he was the son of the late Julius Risher and the late Ada Risher. He was the retired owner of Risher's Restaurant. Risher had lived in Perry most of his life. He was a 5-year Mason and a member of the First Baptist Church in Perry. Risher was a World War II Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ronella K. Risher. 

Survivors include his wife, Ethelene "Smitty" Risher, of Perry; daughter Kathryn Tillson of Perry; sons Harry DuBois of Perry and M.C. DuBois of Decatur; sisters Gladys Boatwright of Charleston, S.C., and Della Burnhardt of Monetta, S.C.; brothers Homer Risher of Courtland, Ohio, and Julius Risher Jr. of Tifton; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 301 Mulberry St., Suite 201, Macon 31201. 
 
 

Emily Sanders 
 

FORSYTH - Services for Emily Bowden Sanders will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Forsyth United Methodist Church with burial in Monroe Hills Memorial Gardens. Sanders, 85, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at her home. The daughter of the late Eddie Cornelius Bowden and Minnie Tabitha Hencely Bowden, she was a homemaker. Sanders was owner/operator of Forsyth Milk Hauling and a member of Forsyth United Methodist Church. 

Survivors include her husband, Vernon E. Sanders Sr. of Forsyth; children Nell Sanders Joseph and Vernon E. Sanders Jr., both of Forsyth; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. today at Monroe County Memorial Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, c/o First Baptist Church, 95 W. Morse St., Forsyth 31029, or to Forsyth United Methodist Church, 68 W. Johnston St., Forsyth 31029. 
 
 

Betty Simmons 
 

EASTMAN - Services for Betty Jones Simmons will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Eastman First Baptist Church with burial in Orphans Cemetery, Dodge County. Simmons, 66, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at Doctors Hospital, Columbus. Born in Dodge County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Jones and the late Flora Mae Beasley Jones. The widow of Bobby Simmons, she was a homemaker and a member of Eastman First Baptist Church. 

Survivors include her daughter Brenda Joyce Roberts of Acworth; sons Lawrence "Bubba" Simmons of Dallas and Wayne Simmons of Eastman; sisters Madie Sheffield of Eastman and Jean Gray of Milan; brother Bill Jones of Helena; and five grandchildren. 

The body will be placed in the church one hour before services. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home. The family may be contacted at the Simmons residence, 25 Turtle Lane, Eastman. 
 

Alma Slaughter 
 

THOMASTON - Services for Alma Priscilla Slaughter will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the chapel of Coggins Funeral Home with burial in Southview Cemetery. Slaughter, 82, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at Upson Regional Medical Center. Born in Monroe County, she lived most of her life in Thomaston. Slaughter was retired from Thomaston Mills, where she worked for 20 years in the spinning room. She was a member of First United Pentecostal Church. 

Survivors include her daughters Shirley Collins and Martha Fogarty, both of Thomaston; brothers James Driskell and Pete Driskell, both of Barnesville; sister Elsie McGouirk of Thomaston; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
 
 

Mary Alice Stocks 
 

BARNESVILLE - Services for Mary Alice Haygood Stocks were held Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Haisten-Martin Funeral Home with burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Stocks died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001, at Monroe County Hospital, Forsyth, after an extended illness. Born in Monroe County, she was the daughter of the late William Tyler Haygood and the late Eliza Frances Pierson Haygood. Stocks was employed as an inspector with the William Carter Co. until her retirement. She was the widow of James Ottis Stocks and the oldest member of Ramah Primitive Baptist Church. Stocks lived in Barnesville most of her life. 

Survivors include her son James Tyler Stocks Sr.; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. 
 
 

Charles Willis 
 

ROBERTA - Services for Charles Westly Willis will be at 3 p.m. today in Mount Carmel Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Willis died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001. A butcher, he attended Mount Carmel Baptist Church. 

Survivors include his sisters and brother Climmie Willis and Cleonia Daniely, both of Roberta, and Lucie Jordon of Macon; and stepchildren Octavious Moore and Stephon Willis of Atlanta. 

Bentley & Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Odis Wright Sr. 
MOLENA - Services for Odis Gene Wright Sr. will be at 2 p.m. today in Coggins Funeral Home, Thomaston. Wright, 61, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001. He worked in the Reidsville State Prison as a captain and was an Army veteran. 
Survivors include his wife, Marolyn Wright; children Jason Wright and Odis Wright Jr., both of Molena, and Angie Melton of Warner Robins; mother Odie Wright of Thomaston; brother and sisters James Wright, Bonnie Ellington and Joyce Wright, all of Thomaston, and Rhonda Price of Griffin; and two grandchildren. 

BLANKS, Philip: 83, of 507 Luke Smith Road, Gray, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, in a local hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. today in Highview Cemetery, Gray. The Rev. Jay Evans will officiate. Family will be at residence on Luke Smith Road, Jones County. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the First Baptist Church of Gray, P.O. Box 429, Gray, Georgia 31032. Mr. Blanks was born in Bibb County and had lived in Gray for the past 51 years. The son of the late Otis Lowe Blanks and Mary Norine Blanks, he was a graduate of the University of Georgia, earning his degree in forestry. While at UGA, Mr. Blanks was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. Mr. Blanks was a registered forester and was a consultant and co-owner of B&B Pulpwood Co. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Army Air Corps, and was a member of American Legion Post 142. Mr. Blanks was a member and a past president of the Jones County Kiwanis Club and a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Gray, where he was a deacon, past treasurer, member of the Arthur Jordan Sunday School Class and a teacher of the Youth Sunday School Class. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Johnson Blanks. Survivors: stepson, Elliott Blake "Buzz" Griffin Jr. of Albany; daughters, Nonnie Blanks of St. Simons and Lisa Horkan of Moultrie; grandchildren, Amy Meadors Olivierri, Isis Herrin, William Patrick Horkan and Davis Blanks Horkan; great-grandson, Sawyer Graham Olivierri; brothers, Jerry Jackson Blanks, Gray, John Randolph Blanks, Macon, and Oscar Lowe Blanks, Decatur. Bridges Funeral Home in Gray has charge of arrangements. 

SMITH, Hanson Harvey: 80, of Gray, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, in a Dublin hospital. Services will be at 3:30 p.m. today in Calvary Baptist Church with burial in Forsyth City Cemetery. The Revs. Danny Mundy, James Moore and Jeremy Smith will officiate. Family will be at the residence of Barbara Leslie, 134 Jackson Ave., Gray. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 4364 Upper River Road, Gray, Ga. 31032. Mr. Smith was born in Monroe County, Georgia, and had lived in Gray for the past 21 years. He was the son of the late Harvey Smith and Elna Allen Smith. A veteran of the United States Army, Mr. Smith served in World War II. He was a carpenter foreman and was a life member of Carpenters Union No. 144. Mr. Smith was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Gray. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Marie Howell Smith. Survivors: daughters, Joyce Coleman, Macon, Barbara Leslie, Gray; sons, Mike Smith, Macon, Jerry Smith, Covington; sisters, Leila Rickerson, Macon, Martha Hurley, Macon, A.C. Hudson, Roberta; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Bridges Funeral Home in Gray has charge of arrangements. 

CAMERON, Donald Theodora Sr.: 78, of Macon, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001, at his residence. Services: 2 p.m. Monday, graveside, at Macon Memorial Park. Layman Harry Young will officiate. Mr. Cameron was born in Wilmington, N.C., and had lived in Macon most of his life. He was retired from Timber Lake Grocery Co., where he was a shipping foreman. He was of the Protestant faith and a member of the AARP. Survivors: his wife, Nellie Cameron of Macon, Ga.; children Thearesa Maddox of Juliett, Ga., Robin Baggarly of Eatonton, Ga., and Donald T. Cameron II of Jones County, Ga.; brother James Cameron of Columbus, Ga.; sisters Grace Beckett and Joyce Hanson, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation: 4-6 p.m. today at Crest Lawn Funeral Home. The family may be contacted at 297 Alexandria Drive. Crest Lawn Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
Southerland Funeral Home 
Panama City, Fla. 

DAVIS, Jane Webb: Passed away Jan. 26, 2001, in Port St. Joe, Fla. Born in Jackson, Miss., in 1924, Jane was a lifelong resident of Macon. Graduating from Miller High in 1943, Jane earned her BA degree from Randolph Macon Women's College of Lynchburg, Va., and a master's degree in Spanish from the University of Mexico, Juarez. Jane Davis was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Kathleen Webb, brother Bill Webb, and son Craig Davis, all of Macon, Ga. Jane is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Larry and Melissa Davis; grandchildren Hunter and Chandler Davis of Rosemary Beach, Fla.; stepson Robert Davis, his wife Daryl and son Micah, of Seaside, Fla. Jane battled a variety of illnesses throughout her life. The family would like to thank everyone that helped support Jane and her family over the many years in Macon. 

BAILEY SR., Joe: of 202 Hampton Hill Road, Gray, GA, died Thursday, January 25, 2001. Services were held Saturday, January 27, 2001, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Hart's Mortuary with the Reverends Chip Miller and Hal McNeely officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Gideons International, P. O. 5718, Macon, GA 31208 or to First Presbyterian Church, Building Fund, 682 Mulberry Street, Macon, GA 31201. 
Hart's Mortuary had charge of arrangements. 

BROWN Sr., Harvey Rhodes: of Macon died Wednesday. Services were conducted in Hart's Mortuary Chapel Saturday, January 27, at 4 p.m. with the Reverends John Haney and Dan Wilson officiating. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Impact Ministries, 304 Maxey Street, Suite E, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390. Hart's Mortuary had charge of arrangements. 

GIBSON, Oliver C.: 89, of 5240 Rivoli Drive, died Friday, January 26, 2001. Graveside services will be held Monday, January 29, 2001 at 1 p.m. at Macon Memorial Park with the Reverend Don VanHoozier officiating. The family may be contacted at the residence. Visitation: Monday from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Hart's Mortuary. 
Mr. Gibson had been a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church for the past 36 years and was a member of the choir and was a soloist at the church. He was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of Scottish Rite and Mabel Lodge #255. He was retired from Seaboard Coastline after more than 30 years of service. 
Survivors: Wife, Elizabeth M. Gibson of Macon; Daughters, LuReese Harbin of Macon and Marsha G. Skiles of Atlanta; Grandchildren, Clint Harbin, Dana Harbin Pettis, and Lon Harbin, all of Macon, and Eric Smith of Atlanta; 2 Great-Grandchildren. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements. 

HARRIS, Joseph "Bill": died Thursday, January 25, 2001. Services were held Saturday, January 27, 2001, at 11 a.m. at Bellevue Baptist Church with Dr. Neal Wall officiating. Burial was in Macon Memorial Park. The family may be contacted at the residence. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bellevue Baptist Church, 3805 Napier Avenue, Macon, Ga 31204. 
Hart's Mortuary had charge of arrangements. 

JELKS Jr., Albert Augustus: Memorial services for Albert Augustus Jelks, Jr. were Saturday, January 27, 2001, at 3 p.m. in Christ Church. Burial was private. 
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 had charge of arrangements. 

WEAVER, Bartley S.: 85, of 4213 Trammel Avenue, died Thursday, January 25, 2001. Graveside services were held Saturday, January 27, 2001, at 11 a.m. at Macon Memorial Park with the Reverend Milton Adams officiating. The family may be contacted at the residence. Hart's Mortuary had charge of arrangements. 

BROWN, Elmer E.: 75, of Macon, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2001. Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001, at Ingleside Memorial Chapel. Burial was in Glen Haven Memorial Cemetery. 

MARSHALL, Louise Newberry: 87, of 3719 Holley Road, Lizella, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. She was born and educated in Bibb County. Survivors: daughters Lessie Brasher and Lois Crawley, both of Lizella, Lizzie Gunter of Macon and Linda Morgan of Roberta; sons-in-law Malcom Brasher, William Crawley, Lawrence Gunter and Gene Morgan; grandchildren Marty Moncrief of Lizella, Brian Gunter of Griffin, Reggie Crawley of Perry and Tammy Moss of Byron; four great-grandchildren; and brother Nelson Newberry of Lizella. Funeral: 2 p.m. today, graveside, at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Frank Chapman will officiate. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be to Hopsice of Central Georgia, P.O. Box 6533, Macon. Ingleside Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements. 

SANDERS, Emily Bowden: 85, of Forsyth, Ga., died early Saturday morning at home. Mrs. Sanders was born Aug. 24, 1915 to the late Eddie C. and Minnie H. Bowden in Monroe County, Ga. She was a member of Forsyth United Methodist Church and a 1933 graduate of Mary Persons High School. She and her husband began Sanders Dairy and, subsequently, Forsyth Milk Hauling Co. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Vernon E. Sanders Sr.; her daughter and son-in-law Nell and Kelly Joseph of Forsyth, her son and daughter-in-law Vernon and LaVue Sanders, also of Forsyth, a son-in-law, Benson Ham of Smarr; and two sisters-in-law Nora Ball of Jackson and Josephine Bowden of Smarr. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Elsie Sanders Ham. Mrs. Sanders has 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Services will be at Forsyth United Methodist Church on Monday, Jan. 29, at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends at Monroe County Memorial Chapel from 3 to 5 p.m. this afternoon. Memorials may be made to Forsyth United Methodist Church, 68 W. Johnson St., Forsyth, GA 31029, or to Meals on Wheels in care of First Baptist Church, 95 W. Morse St., Forsyth, GA 31029. Monroe County Memorial Chapel, Forsyth, has charge of arrangements.

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