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Savion Bailey 
 

Services for Savion Jeremiah Bailey, infant son of Stephen and Nicole Bailey, will be at 1 p.m. today in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Savion died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001. 

Survivors other than his parents include his grandparents Patricia and Kenneth Buckner and Mamie Bailey; great-grandparents Walter Mathis, Thomas Jones, Ravada Barnes and Julia Tignor; and great-great-grandmother Sadie Clarington.

The family may be contacted at 279 Ward St. 

Glover Memorial Mortuary has charge of arrangements. 
 

Barbara Brown 
 

Services for Barbara T. Brown will be private. Brown, 78, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. The daughter of the late Frank and Edna Thompson, she had lived in Macon the past 48 years, moving from Columbus, Ohio. A Methodist, she was the widow of Adelbert Brown.

Survivors include her daughter Debbie Chambers of Macon; and grandchildren Elizabeth Chambers and Chris Chambers.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, and may be contacted at 950 Ousley Place, Macon 31210.
 

David Brown 
 

ATLANTA - Services for David Jerome Brown will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Mount Olive Baptist Church with burial in Staley Memorial Garden. Brown, 47, died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. He was a mechanic.

Survivors include his son Quavous Brown of Atlanta; parents James Brown Sr. and Vera Brown of Americus; and brothers William Brown of Auburn, Ala., James Brown Jr. of Orlando, Fla., Walter Brown and Joe Brown, both of Americus.

Barnum Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Pennie Buchanan 
 

HAZLEHURST - Services for Pennie Holmes Buchanan will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. Matthew AME Church with burial in St. Matthews Cemetery. Buchanan, 92, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001. She was a member of St. Matthew Church.

Survivors include her sisters and brother Willie Bailey of St. Simons Island, Mirdis Ashley of Brunswick and Milton Holmes of Miami; stepchildren Deloris Harper of Capital Height, Md., James Buchanan of Virginia Beach, Va., Thomas Buchanan of Lithonia, and Melanie Ryals, Wilhelmina Dixon and Arlee Coley, all of Hazlehurst; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 tonight in Thornton Funeral Home. 
 

Florence Buffington 
 

MESSENA - Services for Florence C. Buffington will be at 1:30 p.m. in Curtis Funeral Home, Thomson, with burial in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens. She was a retired clerk from Sears and member of Messena United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her children Melanie Berryhill of Warner Robins and June Rodgers of Newport News, Va.; brother Gerald Carter of Wilmington, N.C.; and a grandchild.

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

Dawson Carr 
 

CHESTER - Services for Dawson Carr were private. Carr, 86, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2001. The son of the late George and Ida R. Carr, he had lived in Miami since 1949, moving back to Chester in 1996. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the AFL-CIO and American Legion Post No. 0029 of Miami. He worked for Florida State Theaters for 35 years and was a member of Bryan Memorial Methodist Church.

Survivors include his children Marsha Stone of Madison, N.Y., and Dawson Carr Jr. of Los Angeles; sister and brother Katie Moren of Jacksonville, Fla., and George Carr of Savannah; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Fisher Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Spencer Carter 
 

AMERICUS - Services for Spencer Lee Carter will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Spring Hill Baptist Church with burial in Staley Memorial Garden. Carter, 85, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001. He was a farmer.

Survivors include his children Christine Caraway of New York City, Helen Carter, Eugene Carter and James Carr, all of Americus, Richard Carter of Hartford, Conn., Eddie Carter of Ellaville and Edward Carter; brother Luther Carter of Hartford; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Barnum Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Waylann Causey Jr. 
 

Services for Waylann Shurrun Causey Jr., infant son of Suniko Yun-ta Burke and Waylann Shurrun Causey Sr. of Macon, will be private. Waylann died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001. 

Survivors other than his parents include grandparents Rudene Causey and Tamara Burke, both of Macon; and great-grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Homer Causey and Virginia Burke, both of Macon.

Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.
 

Rosie Chambliss 
 

FORSYTH - Services for Rosie Lee Chambliss will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in William Chapel AME Church with burial in Jeff Moore Cemetery. Chambliss, 99, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. The widow of Thad Chambliss Sr., she was a homemaker and member of William Chapel AME Church.

Survivors include her children Annie Green of Lizella, Rosa Chambliss, Julie Hill, Elizabeth Montford, all of Monroe County; sisters Claudia Hill of Monroe County and Daisy Hart of Macon; 20 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 21 Moore Road. The body will be in the church at noon. 

Freeman Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 

William Cromer 
 

NORFOLK, Va. - Services for William Shawn Cromer will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Antioch Baptist Church with burial in Eastview Cemetery. Cromer, 22, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001. 

Survivors include his parents Maggie Morgan and Clifford Morgan of Americus; brothers Anthony Cromer of Santa Maria, Calif., Marcello Cromer and Clifford Morgan Jr., both of Americus; and grandparents Ella Morgan of Americus, Willie Owens and Gussie Owens of Leesburg.

Barnum Funeral Home in Americus has charge of arrangements. 
 

Joseph Dean Jr. 
 

PERRY - Services for Joseph Dean Jr. will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Mount Zion CME Church with burial in the church cemetery. Dean died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001. He was a farmer and was retired from Medusa Cement Co.

Survivors include his wife, Sonja Dean; children Tawney Dean, Jamaul Dean, Jarris Dean and Tracy Dean, all of Perry; sister and brother Marjorie Norwood and Kenneth Dean, both of Perry; and two grandchildren.

The body will be in the church at 10:30 a.m. 

Richardson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Joseph Drawhorn 
 

WARNER ROBINS - Graveside services for Joseph William Drawhorn will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. Drawhorn, 81, died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001. He was retired from Robins Air Force Base. A Mason, he was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Drawhorn of Warner Robins; and brother James M. Drawhorn of Seattle.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 363 Pierce Ave., Macon 31204. 
 

Shelia Easley 
 

MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Shelia Easley will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Chapel of All Faiths with burial in West View Cemetery. Easley died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001. He graduated from Columbia College and was a Navy veteran.

Survivors include his children Alex Easley, Ashley Easley and Alyssa Easley, all of Milledgeville; mother Doris Easley of Milledgeville; stepfather Anthony Yarbrough; brothers and sister Tommy Easley of Kennesaw, Johnny Easley of Milledgeville and Maxine Easley of Stone Mountain; and half brother and half sister Clinton Samuels of Milledgeville and Jan Davis of Warner Robins.

The family may be contacted at 290 Log Cabin Road. Slater's Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Callie Edwards 
 

JONES COUNTY - Services for Callie Mae Edwards will be at 3 p.m. today in Cedar Ridge Cemetery. Edwards, 89, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. She was a supervisor, retired from Bibb Mills. She was a member of White Oaks Baptist Church and was the widow of James Edwards.

Survivors include her daughter Nell Christopher of Jones County; grandchildren Jimmy Christopher, Debra Welch, Larry Christopher and Michael Christopher; and six great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 105 Pineview Drive. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Nell Christopher, 105 Pineview Drive, Macon 31211. 

Bridges Funeral Home in Gray has charge of arrangements. 
 

Evie Emory 
 

GORDON - Services for Evie Emory will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses with burial in Asbury Cemetery. Emory, 87, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2001. She was a homemaker and member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Survivors include her husband Eugene Emory of Chicago; sisters Guillia Emory and Lorene Atkins, both of Gordon; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 102 Green St.

Whipple & Allen Funeral Home in Toomsboro has charge of arrangements. 
 

Clara Gray 
 

KATHLEEN - Services for Clara B. Gray will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Houston Mount Zion Baptist Church, Bonaire, with burial in Spring Chapel Cemetery. Gray died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001. She was born in Houston County, daughter of the late John and Addie Gray. She was a member of Houston Mount Zion Baptist Church, where she was assistant secretary, member of the pastor aide club, mission department and choir.

Survivors include her daughter Michelle Gray of Kathleen; and sister and brothers Addie Gray of Chicago, Andy Gray, Willie Gray and Sammie Gray, all of Kathleen, and Robert Gray of Warner Robins.

The body will be in the church at 2:30 p.m. 

Richardson and Son Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Devito Green 
 

Services for Devito Latrice Green will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Beulahland Bible Church with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Green, 34, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001. She worked at the Macon Hilton Hotel for 11 years and worked in sales at Colonial Mall and Wal-Mart. She was a member of Beulahland Bible Church, usher board and food ministry.

Survivors include his children Tiffany D. Green and Jessica A. Green, both of Macon; mother Jeanette Green of Macon; father E.W. Green of Macon; brother and sisters Kryston Scott of California, Gregory Green, Diane Miller, Deborah Evans, Cassandra Tharpe, Catherine L. Clark, Teresa Hill and Dreamer Green, all of Macon; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 8:15 to 9:15 tonight in Bentley & Sons Funeral Home and may be contacted at 1055 Sunnydale Ave. The body will be in the church at 2 p.m. 
 

Mary Harrington 
 

CORDELE - Services for Mary J. Harrington will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Gethsemane Baptist Church with burial in Westview Cemetery. Harrington, 85, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001.

Survivors include her husband, R.L. Harrington; children Jimmy Harrington, Willie Harrington, both of Indianapolis, Rubye Ross, Vivian Williamson and Freddie Harrington, all of Cordele, Rosetta Chaniel, Raustanah Ali of St. Petersburg, Fla.; sister and brother Lucinda Ray and John Clark, both of Cordele; and 72 grandchildren.

J.W. Williams Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Leola Hill 
 

VIENNA - Services for Leola W. Hill will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Bethel Baptist Church with burial in Vienna City Cemetery. Hill died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001.

Survivors include her children Earl Hill of Detroit, Randall Hill Sr., Carl Smith, Virginia Mumphery, Barbara Thomas and Linda Hill, all of Vienna, Ruth Jones of Tampa, Fla., and Cathy Dixon of Atlanta; sisters Carrie Smith of Vienna and Lucille Sears of Newark, N.J.; stepchildren Betty Lloyd and Roscoe Thomas, both of Vienna, and Hurlis Hill of Atlanta; 31 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

J.W. Williams Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Leroy Hudson 
 

Services for Leroy "Mickey" Hudson will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Bentley & Sons Funeral Home with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Hudson, 60, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2001. The son of the late Dudley Hudson and Lucille Johnson, he was retired from Armstrong World Industries.

Survivors include his children Michelle Waller, Phyllis Henry, Kelvin Henry and Christopher Waller, all of Macon, Michael Hudson of Phoenix, Ariz., Leroy Hudson Jr. and Willie Hudson, both of Atlanta; brother Willie Penix of Bridgeport, Conn.; companion Tilda Thomas; and six grandchildren. 
 

Mary Johstono 
 

Services for Mary V. Johstono will be at 2 p.m. today in Hart's Mortuary with burial in Macon Memorial Park. Johstono died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. She was head of nursing at the Bibb County Health Department from 1940 until 1946 and was a consultant nurse with the Georgia State Health Department. A volunteer with the American Red Cross, she was a member of Riverside United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her brothers Donald Johstono and Roy E. Johstono, both of Macon.

The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Friday in the funeral home and may be contacted at 3861 The Prado or 1190 Carlisle Ave. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Methodist Home for Children and Youth, 304 Pierce Ave., Macon 31204 or VistaCare Hospice, 750 Baconsfield Drive, Suite 115, Macon 31211. 
 

Louise Kirkland 
 

JESUP - Services for Louise Adams Kirkland will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Holiness Baptist Campground, Douglas, with burial in Chatterton Cemetery, Nicholls. Kirkland, 70, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. She was a member of Stone's Chapel Church of Broxton.

Survivors include her husband, the Rev. E.J. Kirkland; and brothers and sisters Nathaniel Adams of Jesup, John Adams of Brunswick, Jessie Smith and Debra Trowell, both of Douglas.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Ricketson Funeral Home, Douglas. 
 

Rev. Charles Lloyd 
 

Services for the Rev. Charles R. Lloyd will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Unionville Baptist Church with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Lloyd, 93, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001. The son of the late Benjamin and Winnie Lloyd, he worked in the steel mill with Long Shoremen Companies. He had worked in the hotel business in Oakland, Calif. He was a member of Unionville Baptist Church.

Survivors include his children Mary E. Holland Williams of Baltimore and Roger Lloyd of Macon; a grandchild; two great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 2058 Jeff Davis St. 

Hutchings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 

Sallie McCoy 
 

Services for Sallie Louise McCoy will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with burial in Macon Memorial Park. McCoy, 84, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. She was retired from Robins Air Force Base and was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Survivors include her several cousins including Donna Rowe of Byron, Terri Cochran of Forsyth, Lois Couey of Eastman and June Robitzsch of Macon.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue.
 

Addie McDowell 
 

NEW YORK CITY - Services for Addie M. McDowell will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Brown Chapel AME Church with burial in the church cemetery. McDowell, 87, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2001. 

Survivors include her children Jacquline Hodge of Miami, Virginia Adams of New York City and Roslyn McDowell of Gainesville, Ga.; sister Ernestine Walker of Sparta; eight grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Ingram Brothers Funeral Home in Sparta has charge of arrangements. 
 

Walter McGriff Jr. 
 

EASTMAN - Services for Walter Thomas McGriff Jr. will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Mount Calvary Baptist Church with burial in Eastman City Cemetery. McGriff died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001. He received a bachelor's degree in political science from Morehouse College and master's degree in criminal justice from Atlanta University. He was a member of Radcliffe Presbyterian Church in Atlanta.

Survivors include his wife, Willa McGriff; children Walter McGriff III and Bernice Christina of Norcross; mother Marva McGriff of Eastman; sister and brother Karen McGriff of Duluth and Keith McGriff; and grandmother Eunice Morgan of Eastman. 

Memorials may be made to the family at 1032 Thornfield Court, Norcross 30093. The body will be in the church at 2 p.m. Saturday. 

Hamilton-Burch Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Lizzie Miller 
 

MONTICELLO - Services for Lizzie M. Miller will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Monticello Baptist Church with burial in West View Cemetery. Miller died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001. She was a homemaker and member of Monticello Baptist Church. She was the widower of Henry Miller.

Survivors include her children Evelyn McMichael and Jimmy Miller, both of Monticello, and Sue Reeves of Eatonton; brothers and sisters Johnnie Miller of Eatonton, Thomas Miller of Haddock, Gerald Miller of Lake Sinclair, Gene Miller and Thelma Davis, both of Gray, Nellie Sentell of Macon, Lois Davis of Americus; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Jordan Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Monticello Baptist Church, 334 W. Green St., Monticello 31064. 
 

George Napier 
 

MILLEDGEVILLE - A funeral Mass for George J.L. Napier will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial in West View Cemetery, with full military honors. Napier, 72, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, in a Macon hospital. He was born in Baldwin County, son of the late LeRoy and Annie M. Harper Napier. An Army veteran, he was a retired attorney and former claims superintendent for State Farm. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Macon.

Survivors include his children Cynthia Jencka of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Valarie Ford of Milledgeville; sisters Mary Alice Agnew of Memphis, Tenn., and Ada Poss of Thomson; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Williams White Columns Funeral Home. 
 

James Nelson 
 

REDLAND, Calif. - Memorial services for James P. Nelson will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Fellowship Bible Baptist Church. Burial will be private. Nelson died Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001. A Navy veteran, he was a volunteer with the California Police Patrol. He was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Lavonia Nelson; children Emma Williams and Nancy Bussie, both of Columbus, Ohio, Lillie Miller of Bannon, Calif., Jannie Cade of Tucson, Ariz., Anna Hudson of Athens, Robert Nelson of Mobile, Ala., Johnny Nelson, Arthur Nelson, Paul Nelson and Felecia Wynn, all of Warner Robins; sister and brother Mary Taylor of Los Angeles and James Nelson of Columbus, Ohio; 36 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 606 McArthur Blvd., Warner Robins. 

Nelson's Memorial Mortuary in Warner Robins has charge of arrangements. 
 

Charlie Nicely Jr. 
 

EASTMAN - Services for Charlie Nicely Jr. will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Hamilton-Burch Funeral Home with burial in Evergreen Church Cemetery. Nicely, 49, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001. He was a landscaper and lawn service man. He attended Evergreen Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Minnie Mae Nicely; children Stephen Nicely, Deliose Austin and Cynthia Spikes, all of Eastman; brothers and sisters Leonard Nicely, Tim Nicely, Dorothy Johnson, After Johnson and Mary Brown; and six grandchildren. 
 

Ruth Oliver 
 

MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Ruth Marie Lacy Oliver will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Flipper Chapel AME Church with burial in Bone Cemetery. Oliver, 72, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001. She was retired from Central State Hospital. The widow of Carl Oliver, she was a member of Flipper Chapel AME Church and senior choir.

Survivors include her children Leroy Jackson, Sandra Jackson, Linda Oliver and Elaine Walker, all of Milledgeville, Joyce Oliver of Hawkinsville, Max Jackson of Germany; mother Rosa McDonald; brothers and sisters Lucious McDonald of Brenham, Texas, Walter McDonald and Ruby Thomas, both of Chapel Hill, Texas, Robert McDonald, Lora McDonald and Mildred McDonald, all of Houston, Texas, Julia Taylor of Milledgeville; and 10 grandchildren.

Peoples Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 

Tempie Preston 
 

MUSELLA - Services for Tempie Preston will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Springhill Baptist Church, Roberta, with burial in Pine Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Preston, 74, died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Willie Edward and Addie Emma Johnson Bentley. She was a member of Springhill Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Preston Sr.; children Emma Harris, Robert Preston Jr., Wade Preston, Dodie McCrary and Bertha Hollingshed, all of Musella, and Tommie Bentley of Knoxville; sisters Cleonia Wilder of Detroit and Bunia Battle of Macon; 16 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 3847 Salem Church Road. The body will be in the church at noon. Hicks and Sons Funeral Home in Roberta has charge of arrangements. 
 

Jannie Richey 
 

BONAIRE - Services for Jannie Richey will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Heritage Memorial Funeral Home, Warner Robins, with burial in Parkway Memorial Gardens. Richey, 75, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. The daughter of the late Albert and Mamie Mixon, she was retired from the Houston County Board of Education. She was the widow of Bill Richey.

Survivors include her children Linda Ward of Bonaire and William Richey of Woodland, Wash.; brother Jackie Mixon of Daytona Beach, Fla.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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

Earl Roach 
 

SPARKS - Services for Earl Lewis Roach will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Concord Primitive Baptist Church, Cook County, with burial in the church cemetery. Roach, 65, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. He was a construction worker.

Survivors include his wife, Vicie R. Roach; children Lewis Roach, Roger Roach and William Roach, all of Sparks, Ricky Roach and Earl Roach of Nashville; brothers and sister Gene Roach, Hilton Roach, Charles Roach and Jerry Roach, all of Lakeland, Fla., Roy Roach of Hahira and Claudette Roach of Nashville, Ga.; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Purvis-Roberts Funeral Home, Adel. 
 

Larry Roberson 
 

SANDERSVILLE - Services for Larry Oneal Roberson will be at noon Saturday in Union Hill Baptist Church, Tennille, with burial in the church cemetery. Roberson, 47, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001. He was a truck driver.

Survivors include his son Calvin Roberson of Summerville, S.C.; brother and sisters Charles Roberson of Miami, Barbara Wynn of Ladson, S.C., and Deloris North of Cottageville, S.C.; and two grandchildren.

M.C. Smith Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Mildred Ross 
 

Services for Mildred Louise Ross will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Bryant Tabernacle Baptist Church with burial in New Griswoldville Baptist Church Cemetery. Ross, 34, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her children Applonia Chaney, Willie Ross, Jessica Ross and Antonio Ross, all of Macon; and brothers and sisters Jeffery Ross, Willie Ross, Frankie E. Lewis and Carrie Lou Johnekins, all of Macon.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight in Glover Memorial Mortuary. 
 

Myrtle Royal 
 

FITZGERALD - Services for Myrtle T. Royal will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Frank Primitive Baptist Church with burial in Frank Cemetery. Royal, 78, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. She was a former clerk at the Irwin County Ordinary's Office. She was a member of Sunshine Trio and Frank Primitive Baptist Church. She was the widow of Charles Royal.

Survivors include her children Wayne Royal of Ocilla and Timothy Royal of Valdosta; sisters Gladys Coleman of Ocilla and Ida Miner of Tifton; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Paulk Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Sarah Satterfield 
 

ABBEVILLE - Services for Sarah Bell Satterfield will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church in Abbeville with burial in Stubbs Cemetery. Satterfield, 93, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001. The daughter of the late William and Annie Goodman, she was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son Emory Goodman of Brunswick; sister Myrtle Thornton of Abbeville; and seven grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Frazier and Son Funeral Home, Rochelle, and may be contacted at 11 Barnes St. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the donor's choice of charity. 
 

Cordie Smith 
 

DUBLIN - Service for Cordie B. Smith will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in Sandy Ford Baptist Church with burial in Moore Station Cemetery. Smith, 69, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001. He was a member of Sandy Ford Baptist Church, president of the usher board and treasurer. He was a member of Landmark Masonic No. 64 and Order of the Eastern Star No. 45.

Survivors include his children Artis Frazier of Rentz, Byron Smith of Buena Vista, Duane Smith of Orlando, Fla., Janice Walker of College Park and Tybetha Montgomery of Dublin; sister Ethel Whipple of Dublin; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 3035 Moore Station Road and 501 Hudson Drive. 

Dudley Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Frank Smith 
 

JULIETTE - Services for Frank L. Smith will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, main gate. Smith, 78, died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001. An Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he was a pilot of B-24's and B-32's. He was a master mechanic, retired from Burns Brick Co., after more than 50 years. He was a member of Mabel White Memorial Baptist Church and Onus Sanders Sunday School Class. He also was a member of Marshall A. Weir Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Frances Smith; children Tracey Easterling of Warner Robins, Bob Short of Macon and Charles Mullis of Mulberry, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home and may be contacted at 40 Barrystone Road, Juliette 31046. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Central Georgia, P.O. Box 6533, Macon 31208. 
 

Sarah Stamm 
 

MORROW - Services for Sarah Booker Stamm will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Evergreen Cemetery. Stamm, 91, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. She worked in the credit department at Sears for 23 years. She was a member of Inman United Methodist Church and former member of Central United Methodist Church in Fitzgerald. She was the widow of Orval P. Stamm.

Survivors include her sister Betty Elkins of Morrow. 

The family will receive friends at noon Saturday in Paulk Funeral Home. 
 
 

Michael Terry 
 

Services for Michael Terry will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in New Griswoldville Baptist Church with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Terry, 43, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001. The son of the late Fred Terry, he graduated from Crandall College and DeVry University and worked at A-All Star Limousine Service. He was a member of New Griswoldville Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mercedes Terry; children Adrian Terry, Joshua Terry, Michael Terry Jr., all of Macon, and Shamir Terry of Augusta; stepchildren Amber Serton of Macon and Jamia Serton of Lauderdale, Miss.; mother Hattie R. Terry of Macon; sisters Jacquelyn Willis of Macon, Linda Rutland of Conyers and Carol Thomas of Texas; and two grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 2458 Thrasher Ave., and 3278 Commodore Drive. 

Hutchings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Barbara Walton 
 

CLEVELAND, Ohio -A visitation for Barbara C. Howard Walton will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in Hutchings Funeral Home, Macon, with burial in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Walton, 89, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2001. Daughter of the late Henry Clay and Mattie Howard, she taught elementary school and formerly served as 4-H State Club President. She was the widow of Johnny Walton.

Survivors include her children Norma Jean Freeman, Beverly Hortense Harris, Johnny Walton Jr., Edsel Walton, Edwin Walton and Ronald Walton; brother Gerald Howard; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 286 Lilly Ave. 
 
 

Kerry Ware 
 

HAZLEHURST - Services for Kerry Ware will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church with burial in Hazlehurst Memorial Cemetery. Ware, 24, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2001. He was quality control supervisor at American Yard Products and member of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Savon McDowell; daughter Grabrilla K. Ware; mother Angela Mincey; and brother Kodi A. Mincey.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in King Brothers Funeral Home. 
 

Samuel White Sr. 
 

DUDLEY - Services for Samuel White Sr. will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Byrd Hill Baptist Church with burial in Dudley Memorial Cemetery. White, 86, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. The son of the late Luke and Polly White, he was a farmer for many years.

Survivors include his children Samuel White Jr. of Macon, Roy White of Washington, D.C., and Mildred Hall of Dublin; grandchildren Robert Hall and Vernon Hall, both of Dublin, Tangela Hinton of Gastonia, N.C., and Valerie Jones and the Rev. James Maurice White, both of Washington, D.C.; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight in Dudley Funeral Home, Dublin, and may be contacted at 2247 Old Hawkinsville Road. 
 
 

Roy Wiley 
 

WARTHEN - Services for Roy Wiley will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Mount Olive Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Wiley, 82, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001. He was a stacker at Logging Co., and was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church.

Survivors include his children Gennie Roach, Patricia Wiley, Eddie Wiley, Emanuel Wiley, all of Warthen, Elroy Wiley of Sparta and Zimmie Minor of Augusta; brother and sisters J.W. Wiley, Louise Wiley and Maggilene Wiley, all of Warthen, Cora Braddy and Lizzie Minor, both of Sandersville; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

M.C. Smith Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Clarence Williams 
 

EAST DUBLIN - Services for Clarence Williams will be at 11 a.m. Sunday in White Grove Baptist Church with burial in Adrian City Cemetery. Williams, 72, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. An Army veteran, he was retired from Forstmann and Dublin Country Club. He was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Williams; children John Williams and Michael Williams, both of East Dublin, Barbara Wilbur of Dublin, Laura Chavez of South Carolina, Joy Lopez of East Dublin, Clarence Williams Jr. of Tampa, Fla.; brothers and sisters Robert Williams, Jerome Williams of New York, Thomas Williams of Dublin, Grady Williams, Curtis Williams, Benny Williams, Willie Williams, all of Tampa, Fla., Herman Williams of Los Angeles, Robert Johnson and John Johnson, both of Brunswick, Catherine Moye of Adrian and Ruth Williams; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday in Dudley Funeral Home, Dublin, and may be contacted at 902 Stewart Ave. 
 

Homer Williams 
 

Services for Homer P. Williams will be private. Williams, 87, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. He was born in Milledgeville, son of the late Edwin and Addie Williams. He was retired from the Army after 27 years of service having served during World War II. He was a Shriner, Mason, member of the Scottish Rite and Fort Benning Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Owena Williams; children Col. Warren Williams of Sharpsburg, Michael Williams of Macon and Olin Williams of Portland, Ore.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday in Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. 
 

EDWARDS, Callie Mae: 89, of Jones County, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, in a local hospital. Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday in Cedar Ridge Cemetery. Mr. Bud Cannon will officiate. Family will be at the residence of Nell Christopher, 105 Pineview Drive, Jones County. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Nell Christopher, 105 Pineview Drive, Macon, Georgia 31211. Mrs. Edwards was born in Houston County and had lived in Macon most of her life. She was educated in the Houston County schools and was retired supervisor from Bibb Mills. Mrs. Edwards was a member of White Oaks Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, James Edwards. Survivors: daughter, Nell Christopher, Jones County; four grandchildren, Jimmy Christopher, Debra Welch, Larry Christopher and Michael Christopher; and six great-grandchildren. Bridges Funeral Home in Gray has charge of arrangements.

CORSON, Alice R.: 70, of Jones County, died Tuesday, January 30, 2001 in a local hospital. Graveside services were held Thursday, February 1, 2001, at 2:00PM at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens with the Reverend Clay Bowden officiating. The family may be contacted at 158 Kelly Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 804 Cherry Street, Macon, GA 31201 or to the American Lung Association, 2452 Spring Road, Smyrna, GA 30080. Hart's Mortuary had charge of arrangements.

JOHSTONO, Mary V.: of 160 Holmes Avenue, died Wednesday, January 31, 2001. Services will be held Friday, February 2, 2001, at 2:00PM in the Chapel of Hart's Mortuary with the Reverends Jack Key and Ronald Culpepper officiating. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park. The family may be contacted at 3861 The Prado or at 1190 Carlisle Avenue. The family will greet friends on Friday 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 Methodist Home for Children and Youth, 304 Pierce Avenue, Macon, GA 31204, or to VistaCare Foundation, 750 Baconsfield Drive, Suite 115, Macon, GA 31211. Miss Johstono was a member of Riverside United Methodist Church. She was the daughter of the late Hugh Emmett Johstono and the late Eva Patterson Johstono. She was a graduate of the Macon Hospital School of Nursing and received a master's degree in Public Health Nursing from the University of Michigan. Miss Johstono was head of nursing at Bibb County Health Department from 1940 until 1946. She was a consultant nurse with the Georgia State Health Department and was an active volunteer with the American Red Cross after retiring in 1970. Survivors: Brothers and sisters-in-law, Donald L. and Betsy Johstono of Macon and Roy E. and Roberta Johstono of Macon; 17 nieces and nephews. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements. 

SHIRAH, James Suard: 84, of 2775 Lanier Heights Road, died Monday, January 29, 2001 in a local hospital. Services were held Thursday, February 1, 2001 at 11:00AM in the Chapel of Hart's Mortuary with the Reverend Charles Nall officiating. Burial was in Union Chapel Church Cemetery. The family may be contacted at 2775 Lanier Heights Road or at 3660 Piedmont Drive. Hart's Mortuary had charge of arrangements.

STORTZ, Olga Andersen: 103, of Tampa, Florida, died January 31, 2001. Born in Vordingborg, Denmark, her family moved to Macon, GA in 1905. She and her husband, Leo G. Stortz, deceased, moved to Tampa in 1960. She was a member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church. She was involved in many charitable and civic organizations and was an accomplished porcelain artist. Survivors include nieces, Karen T. Rigg of Carlisle, MA and Marion A. Rippy of Wilmington, NC; Nephew, W. Kenneth Andersen, Jr. of Bradenton, FL; Seven great nieces and nephews. Services will be held Saturday, February 3, 2001, at 10:00AM at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Tampa. Burial will be Monday, February 5, 2001, at 11:00AM at Riverside Cemetery in Macon. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

TODD, Franklin C.: 61, of 1212 Gray Highway, died Monday, January 29, 2001. Services were held Thursday, February 1, 2001, at 1:00PM in the Chapel of Hart's Mortuary with the Reverend Darrell Watson. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Perry, GA. The family may be contacted at 1975 Pinehill Drive. Hart's Mortuary had charge of arrangements.

BROWN, Barbara T.: 78, of Macon, died Jan. 31, 2001, in a local hospital. Services will be private. Burial will be private. Family will be at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie J. Chambers, 950 Ousley Place, Macon, GA 31210. Visitation: 7-9 Friday in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. Mrs. Brown, widow of Adelbert August Brown, was born in Zanesville, Ohio, the daughter of the late Frank Dent Thompson and the late Edna Mae Mylins Thompson. She was educated in Columbus, Ohio, and had lived in Macon the past 48 years, moving here from Columbus, Ohio. Mrs. Brown was of the Methodist faith. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Ronnie J. Chambers of Macon; and two grandchildren, Elizabeth Chambers and Chris Chambers of Macon. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.

JONES, Billie Amerson: 81, formerly of Macon, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, in Westover, Ala. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Riverside Cemetery, entering through the north gate. The Rev. Andy Oxford will officiate. Family will be at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Lanier, 4503 Rivoli Drive, Macon, GA 31210. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Suite 201, 277 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon, GA 31201. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.

MCCOY, Sallie Louise: 84, of Macon, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with burial in Macon Memorial Park. Brother Clifford E. Carol, Bishop Harold Harrison and Brother Jim Landreau will officiate. Visitation: 6-8 Friday in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. Miss McCoy, daughter of the late Henry and Winnie Ussery McCoy, was born in Wheeler County and had lived in Macon most of her life. She was retired from Robins Air Force Base and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Survivors: include several cousins including Donna Rowe of Byron, Terri Cochran of Forsyth, Lois Couey of Eastman and June Robitzsch of Macon. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, has charge of arrangements.

SMITH, Frank L.: 78, of Juliette, died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001, at his residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street. The Onus Sanders Sunday School Class is asked to sit as a group at the service. Rev. Joe McDaniel and Rev. Clay Bowden will officiate. Burial: Riverside Cemetery, entering through the main gate. The Central Georgia Masonic Memorial Association will have services at the graveside. Pallbearers: Michael Smith, Brandon Mullis, Andrew Cobb, Justin Easterling, Peter Horne, Robert Short, Matt Mullis and Chuck Smith. Family will be at the residence, 40 Barrystone Road, Juliette 31046. The family will meet friends from 10 a.m. to service time on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Central Georgia, P.O. Box 6533, Macon 31208. Mr. Smith, son of the late Lewis Clyde and Frank Leslie Smith, was born in Fitzgerald, and lived in the Middle Georgia area most of his life. He was educated at Lanier High School and Bowling Green University in Kentucky. Mr. Smith was a U.S. Army Air Corps World War II veteran serving as a pilot of B-24's and stationed in Fort Worth, Texas and in Tonopah, Nevada. He was a master mechanic retired from Burns Brick Company after more than 50 years service and was a member of the Onus Sanders Sunday School Class. Mr. Smith was a member of Marshall A. Weir Masonic Lodge serving as instructor and in 1972 as worshipful master. Mr. Smith was the father of the late Frederick Clyde Smith and the late Frank Leslie (Butch) Smith Jr. Survivors: include his wife, Frances M. Smith of Macon; a daughter, Tracey S. Easterling of Warner Robins; two sons, Bob Short of Macon and Charles Mullis of Mulberry, Fla.; eight grandchildren, Frank L. Smith III, Michael Smith, Charles M. Smith, Matthew Mullis, Robert Short, Peter Horne, Justin Easterling and Brandon Mullis; eight great-grandchildren. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements. 

RILEY, Taylor M.: 82, of Macon, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, in the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Ga. Services were 2 p.m. Thursday in Houston Heights Baptist Church with burial in Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Nicholasville, Ky. Family will be at the residence. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Houston Heights Baptist Church, 4439 Tech Drive, Macon, GA 31206. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, had charge of arrangements.

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