Miscellaneous Bibb County, Georgia Obituaries

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Dessie Austin 
 

MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Dessie Rayfield Austin will be held at 1 p.m. today in Macon Memorial Park. Austin, 86, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001. Born in Laurens County, she lived in Macon most of her life. She was the widow of Clarence B. Austin and was a Baptist.

Survivors include a sister, Audrey Cheney of Macon; nieces and nephew, Joan Etheridge of Milledgeville, and Patsy Smith and Randall Bracewell, both of Cadwell.

Williams White Columns Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Lucretia R. Bennett 
 

GLENSIDE, Pa. - Services for Lucretia R. Bennett will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Christ's Sanctified Holy Church with burial in the church cemetery. Bennett, 95, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001. Born in Drew, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret Brock Riddell. She lived in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and also had a second home in Perry. She was a homemaker and was the widow of Leroy Bennett. She was a member of Christ's Sanctified Holy Church.

Survivors include a son, Jeff Douglas Bennett of Sequim, Wash.; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Watson-Hunt Funeral Home in Perry has charge of arrangements. 
 

J. Russell Chamlee 
 

PERRY - Services for J. Russell Chamlee will be held at 3 p.m. today in Watson-Hunt Funeral Home with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Chamlee, 64, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2001. Born in Crisp County, he lived in Perry for the past 21 years and was the son of the late James G. and Louise Ratteree Chamlee. He was the widower of Ruth Thomas Chamlee. He was a Navy veteran, a retired truck driver and former operator of Ed's Produce Stand. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his son, James Howard of Tampa, Fla.; brothers and sister, Earl Chamlee and Bobby Chamlee, both of Perry, and Joanne Parker of Madison; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends, prior to the service, from 1 until 3 today in the funeral home. 
 

Fannie Mae Curry 
 

DRY BRANCH - Services for Fannie Mae Curry will be held at 1 p.m. today in Greater New Hope Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Curry, 81, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2001. Born in Twiggs County, she was the daughter of the late Taylor and Sallie Glover Pippins. She was a homemaker and was a member of Greater New Hope Baptist Church. She was the church Mother, was president of the Missionary Society and was treasurer of the Senior Choir.

Survivors include her husband, James Jim Curry of Dry Branch; children Turner Curry, John W. Curry, Lazarus Curry, Roosevelt Curry, Joshua Curry, Micheal Curry, Jimmie Williams, Annie Blackshear, Sallie M. Wimberly and Pearlie M. Basley, all of Dry Branch, the Rev. Jim Curry Jr. and Ada Ellington, both of Macon, Eugene Curry of Newark, N.J., Fannie Dean of Oak Harbor, Wash., and Rosa Johnson of Paterson, N.J.; brother and sister Taylor Pippins of Atlanta and Annie Sams of Macon; 70 grandchildren; and 98 great-grandchildren.

Bentley & Sons Funeral Home in Jeffersonville has charge of services. 
 

Lessie Mae Deason 
 

Services for Lessie Mae Robinson Deason will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. Deason, 79, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001. Born in Pike County, she retired after many years of working as a beautician. She was a member of Pine Forest Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was the widow of Wiley Asbell Deason and was the daughter of the late Walter Henry and Loree Williams Robinson.

Survivors include children, Billy A. Deason and Carolyn D. Hutson, both of Smarr; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at the residence of Billy and Barbara Deason, Bolingridge Drive, Smarr. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 tonight in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 804 Cherry St., Macon 31201 or to the Al Sihah Shrine Temple (Shriner's Hospital), 745 Poplar St., Macon 31201. 
 

Addie P. Dixon 
 

SWAINSBORO - Funeral services for Addie Powell Dixon will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in First Baptist Church with burial in Swainsboro City Cemetery. Dixon, 79, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2001. Born in Johnson County, she was a retired registered bridal consultant with Dixon Jewelers in Louisville. She was a homemaker and was the widow of Edwin L. Dixon Sr. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include children, Glinda Sasser of Swainsboro, and Tommy Schwalls of Adel; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 tonight in Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary. 
 

Florence Goodrich 
 

Services for Florence M. Goodrich will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Rose Hill Cemetery. Goodrich, 81, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2001. Born in Griffin, she was the daughter of the late William F. and Ruth Trotter Moss. She was the widow of Carl Goodrich and was a registered nurse, serving in the Navy. She was retired from Middle Georgia Hospital and was a member of Cross Keys Baptist Church and the American Legion.

Survivors include children, Gary Culver of Seneca, Pa., and William Culver of Macon; sister, Mrs. Gerrell Pogreba of Mead, Wash.; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The family may be contacted at the residence of Tony Culver, 481 Smith Road, Haddock. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 tonight in Snow's Memorial Chapel , Pio Nono Avenue. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Methodist Home for Children & Youth, 304 Pierce Ave., Macon 31204. 
 

Daisy T. Hall 
 

ROCHELLE - Services for Daisy Thomas Hall were held at 3 p.m. Sunday in Evergreen Baptist Church. Hall, 94, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001. Born in Pulaski County, she moved to Wilcox County in 1935. She was a member of Evergreen Baptist Church.

Survivors include son, Charlie Hall Jr. of Rochelle; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Peoples Funeral Home in Abbeville had charge of arrangements. 
 

Veronica Hall 
 

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Services for Veronica "Roni" Coley Hall will be held at 1 p.m. today in Annis Chapel Baptist Church, with burial in Coley Cemetery in Chauncey. Hall, 49, died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2001. Formerly of Eastman, she was a member of Annis Chapel Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Charles Hall Sr.; children, Stacy Coley, Charles Hall Jr., LaShonda Hall and Briana Hall; parents, the Rev. and Mrs. Norman Coley Jr.; sisters and brothers, Evelyn Coley Allen, Lillian Coley Wright, Audrey Coley Simmons, Vallorie Coley and Paula Coley Allen; and three grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at the resident, 605 Page St., Eastman. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall of the church after the services. Hamilton-Burch Funeral Home in Eastman has charge of arrangements. 
 

Sybil H. Hawkins 
 

Services for Sybil H. Hawkins will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, cryptside, with entombment in Riverside Cemetery Camelia Mausoleum. Hawkins, 79, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001. Born in Newborn, she had lived in Macon since 1979, moving from Shawnee Mission, Kan. She had taught school in Germany, was a former office manager and was a homemaker. 

Survivors include her husband, William A. Hawkins of Macon; son, Bill H. Hawkins; and a grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Lila S. Johnson 
 

HARRISON - Services for Lila Smith Johnson will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in May & Smith Funeral Home in Tennille. Burial will be in New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. Johnson, 75, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001. Born in Johnson County, she was the daughter of the late Talmadge Allen and Susie Watkins Smith. She was the widow of James Monroe Johnson. She was an upholsterer and a homemaker. She was a member of Pleasant Springs Methodist Church.

Survivors include children, Ronnie A. Johnson of Harrison, and Sheila J. Dominy of Sandersville; sister, Nadria Smith of Augusta; and two grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Dominy, 464 Northlake Drive, Sandersville, and will receive friends from 6 until 8 tonight in the funeral home. Donations may be made to the American Lung Association. 
 

Irene T. Kinard 
 

VIENNA - Services for Irene T. Kinard will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Shiloh United Methodist Church with burial in Vienna City Cemetery. Kinard, 96, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2001. Born in Sumter County, lived in Dooly County most of her life and was the daughter of the late Charlie Franklin and Mary Elizabeth Godby Turner. She was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, the Womans Club and the AARP. She was a homemaker and was the widow of Barney E. Kinard.

Survivors include children, Lee Kinard and V.C. Kinard, both of Vienna, W.C. Kinard of Pelham, Eugene Kinard and Thomas Kinard, both of Macon, Frank Kinard of Hawkinsville, Ann K. Nutt of Pinehurst, Pauline K. Sims of Albany, Marie K. Nelson of Warner Robins, and Mary Frances K. Bailey of Snellville; 24 grandchildren; and 47 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 tonight in Bowen-NeSmith Funeral Home, Vienna. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church, c/o James O' Neal, 1018 E. 27th Ave., Cordele 31015 or to the donor's favorite charity. 
 

Milton Lawrence 
 

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Services for Milton Henry Lawrence were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2001, in New Avenue S. Church of Christ, Riviera Beach, Fla. Lawrence died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001. He was the son of the late Henry Lawrence Jr.

Survivors include his children Mario Lawrence Sr. and Tanya Lawrence, both of West Palm Beach; mother, Susie Lawrence of Macon; brother and sister, Melvin Lawrence of Forsyth, and Marvel Lawrence-Hosey of Warner Robins; stepchildren, Jeffrey Jackson and Ronnie Shivers; and two grandchildren.

Royal Palm Funeral Home in West Palm Beach, Fla., had charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Hugo L. Maddux 
 

ATHENS - Services for Hugo LeClare Maddux will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Bridges Funeral Home with burial in Evergreen Memorial Park. Maddux, 90, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001. Born in Flovilla, he was the son of Josiah Atticus and Kate Pearl Gardner Maddux. He received a bachelor's degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1934 and served as president of Theta Chi fraternity. He served in management and ownership positions at Snow's Laundry and Dry Cleaners in Athens, Albany, Macon, Valdosta and Columbus. He served as president of the Kiwanis in Valdosta and vice president in Athens. He was the widower of Mamie Alley Maddux.

Survivors include his wife, Paula Maddux; daughter, Kaye Kratfel; stepchildren, James and Madeline Aaron, Richard Aaron, Judy Carter, Lee Aaron and Keith Aaron, all of Athens, and Charles Aaron and Susan Aaron, both of Haines City, Fla.; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 tonight in the funeral home. The family requests memorial contributions be made to Central Presbyterian Church, 380 Alps Road, Athens 30606, the Georgia Institute of Technology Scholarship Fund or to the donor's favorite charity.
 

Daisy F. Morrow 
 

THOMASTON - Services for Daisy Fagan Morrow will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in Bentley & Sons Funeral Home with burial in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery. Morrow, 68, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2001. She was a graduate of Thomaston Training School, the Tuskegee Institute and Yale University.

Survivors include her husband, Harold P. Morrow of Durham, N.C.; sisters and brother, Annie Grace Tolbert and Charlie L. Prater, both of Thomaston, and Christine Parker of Dayton, Ohio.
 

Ward Pritchett 
 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Services for Ward H. Pritchett will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Arlington Park Funeral Home. Pritchett, 83, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001. Born in Hampton, he was a graduate of Mercer University and had earned master's degrees from the University of Virginia, the University of Florida and the University of Havana. He retired from Bolles School after 23 years of teaching as a math professor. He was a Navy veteran, serving during World War II. He was a member of Tattnall Square Baptist Church and was the widower of Willene Alderman Pritchett.

Survivors include sister-in-law, Peggy Whiddon of Jacksonville; nieces, Rosemary Cook of Memphis, Tenn., and Betty Wall of Macon.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Bolles School. 
 

Faith H. Smiley 
 

EATONTON - Memorial services for Faith Harrison Smiley will be held at 2 p.m. today in Ivy Hill Chapel. Smiley, 67, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001. Born in Hazlehurst, she lived in Warner Robins before moving to Eatonton in 1982. She was a retired secretary for the Houston Board of Education. She was the daughter of the late Charlie and Grace Ellis Harrison.

Survivors include her children, Vicki Laidlaw of Guntersville, Ala., and Joe Smiley of Eatonton; sisters, Patsy Rappold of Trenton, Fla., and Beth Hand of West Point; and four grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cripple Children's Fund, c/o Al Sihah Shrine Temple. 
 

Leon T. Turner 
 

MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Leon "Shorty" Turner will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in James Cemetery in Jones County. Turner, 70, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001. Born in Bibb County, he lived in Baldwin County most of his life. He was the son of the late Jack and Gertrude Turner. He was a self-employed electrician and was a Presbyterian.

Survivors include his wife, Nadine Turner of Milledgeville; children, Debbie Brown, Lisa Davall and Ricky Turner, all of Milledgeville; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 tonight in Williams White Columns Funeral Home. 
 

Carlton Walker 
 

FORSYTH - Services for Carlton Kotch Walker will be held at 3 p.m. today in Forsyth City Cemetery. Walker, 78, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2001. Born in Jones County, he was a retired employee of Armstrong Cork. He had worked for Monroe County Recycling. He was the son of the late William Ernest and Emma Tennie Griffin Walker.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Walker of Forsyth; children, Phil Walker and George Walker, both of Forsyth, and Barry Walker of Biloxi, Miss.; sisters, Nell Paul and Rose Hogg, both of Forsyth; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Monroe County Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements. 
 

Natus Weatherford 
 

WARNER ROBINS - Services for Natus E. "Nate" Weatherford will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in McCullough Funeral Home with burial in Parkway Memorial Gardens. Weatherford, 76, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2001. Born in Twin City, he was a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in journalism. He was retired from the Air Force and had served in the Army. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was a district sales manager for Prudential Insurance for 19 years and had earned the Chartered Life Underwriter and the Chartered Financial Consultant designations from the American College at Brwyn Mawr, Pa. He was a Baptist and was a member of the Warner Robins Lions Club. He was the son of the late Abner B. and Ethel Weatherford.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Weatherford of Warner Robins; daughter, Dawn Pollard of Warner Robins; sister and brother, Blatz Haywood of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Tharlton B. Weatherford of Twin City; and two grandchildren.

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

Annelle W. White 
 

Services for Annelle W. White will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Hart's Mortuary with burial in Sunshine Methodist Church Cemetery in Round Oak. White, 78, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001. Born in Lizella, she was a member of Grace Primitive Baptist Church. She was a graduate of the University of Georgia and taught for a year at A.L. Miller High School. She then went into school food service and later became a dietary consultant. She was the daughter of the late Clifford Benjamin and Eva Marshall Williamson.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Maurice E. White of Macon; children, Dr. Anne Maureen White of Milledgeville, Keith S. White of Warner Robins, and M. Emory White of Rome; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 tonight in the funeral home. The family may be contacted at the residence. 
 

Fred C. Wilkes 
 

EAST DUBLIN - Funeral services for Fred C. Wilkes will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Pleasant Springs Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Wilkes, 37, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001. He was a lifelong resident of Laurens County.

Survivors include parents, Reta and Judon Wilkes of East Dublin; brothers and sister, Bennett Wilkes of East Dublin, Thomas Wilkes of Wrightsville, and Margie Fountain of Dublin; wife, Beverly Wilkes of Dublin; three stepchildren, Bobby Heliene, Bruce Chapman and Emily Heliene.

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

Thomas Wood 
 

Services for Thomas Edward Wood will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Log Cabin Baptist Church with burial in Macon Memorial Park. Wood, 80, died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2001. Born in Dublin, he lived in Macon most of his life and was the son of the late Tom and Eva Pritchett Wood. He attended the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and was an Air Force veteran, serving during World War II. He was a retired inspector for Robins Air Force Base. He was a member of Log Cabin Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mary W. Wood of Macon; children, Wilma W. Thomas of Thomson, and Bonnie H. Hudgins of Byron; stepson, Gene Mullis of Macon; sisters and brothers, Blanche Collins, Lorine Sanders, Mark Wood and Nathe Wood, all of Dexter, and Hilton Wood of Macon; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Thursday in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. The family may be contacted at the residence, 3250 Toole Drive, Macon 31206. 


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