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Bill Barker 
Services for Bill Barker will be at 11 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church with burial in Riverside Cemetery. Barker, 66, died Friday, March 2, 2001. He served in the National Guard for eight years and was former owner and operator of Barker and Associates Realty. He had worked at State Farm Insurance Co. He was past president of Riverside Optimist Club, life member of Optimist International, former coach and manager of North Macon Little League and member of Riverside Golf and Country Club. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Bennett Barker; children Terry Barker, Leigh Barker and Keith Barker, all of Denver; Angie Harper of Milledgeville and Brett Eanes of Savannah; and brother and sisters Joe Barker of Pittsfield, Mass., Mary Domonick of Macon and Betty Meadows of Marietta.

A rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in Hart's Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road, Macon 31210. 

Edna Bohannon 
SOPERTON - Services for Edna Marie Bohannon will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Cedar Grove United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Bohannon, 53, died Friday, March 2, 2001. Born in Bacon County, she had lived in Soperton for five years, moving from Florida.

Survivors include her brother Ronnie Brown of Palatka, Fla.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Stanley Funeral Home, Dublin, and may be contacted at 407 Clover St., East Dublin. Stanley Funeral Home in Dublin has charge of arrangements. 

Donald Bridges Sr. 
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Donald Harry Bridges Sr. will be at 11 a.m. today in McCullough Funeral Home, with burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery. Bridges, 67, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001. An Army veteran of the Korean War, he was retired from Pillsbury. A Baptist, he was a former member of American Legion Post No. 40.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Bridges; children Beverly Winn, Donald Harry Bridges Jr. and Patrick W. Bridges, all of Warner Robins, and Phillip Bridges of Terre Haute, Ind.; brother Raymond Bridges Sr. of Terre Haute; 16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 

James A. Brown 
FITZGERALD - Services for James A. Brown will be at 2:30 p.m. today in R.T. Patterson Funeral Home, Norcross, with burial in North Atlanta Memorial Park. Brown, 67, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001. He was a contractor for residential construction and attended Liberty Emanuel Holiness Church.

Survivors include his children Deena Thomas and Danny Brown, both of Norcross, Dale Luna of Ball Ground, Delaine Vaughan of Alpharetta and Dennis Brown of Buford; brothers and sister Melvin Brown of Brookhaven, Billy Ray Brown of Norcross and Loretta Raffield of Fitzgerald; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 

Myrtice Cannon 
RHINE - Services for Myrtice Hilliard Cannon will be at 2 p.m. today in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Cannon, 83, died Thursday, March 1, 2001. A former employee of C&J Manufacturing Co., she was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She was the widow of William C. Cannon.

Survivors include her daughter Glenda Lee Simmons of Rhine; sister Florence Singletary of Rhine; grandchildren Tammy Clark, Michelle Hilliard and Lee Hilliard; and a great-grandchild.

The family may be contacted at the residence on County Line Road. The body will be in the church at 1 p.m. Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home, Eastman, has charge of arrangements. 

Lamar Carpenter 
RUPERT - Services for Lamar Carpenter were Friday in Faith Baptist Church. Burial was in Sand Bethel Cemetery. Carpenter, 57, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001. Born in Taylor County, he was a retired self-employed painter and carpenter and former barber. He served in the National Guard and was a member of Faith Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Merita Barrow Carpenter; children Kenneth Lamar Carpenter of Byron, LeAnn Carpenter of Savannah and Charity Cook of Statesboro; mother Vera Carpenter of Rupert; and brothers Lee Roy Carpenter of Butler and Billy Carpenter of Rupert.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lamar Carpenter Memorial Fund, c/o Central Bank, P.O. Box 280, Butler 31006. Goddard Funeral Home, Reynolds, has charge of arrangements. 

Robert Catchings 
MONTICELLO - Services for Robert Lee Rooks Catchings will be at 1 p.m. today in Springfield Baptist Church with burial in Southview Cemetery. Catchings, 47, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001. He was a carpenter and an electrician.

Survivors include his wife, Lula Odom Catchings; son Trenton Catchings of Monticello; mother, Gwendolyn Catchings of Monticello; brother Jessie J. McHelney of Monticello; stepbrother Michael Thomas of Covington; and a grandchild.

Catchings Memorial Mortuary has charge of arrangements. 

Jerry Coleman 
SWAINSBORO - Services for Jerry Kelly Coleman will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Hendley, Rountree and Powell Funeral Home with burial in Swainsboro City Cemetery. Coleman, 57, died Friday, March 2, 2001. He was self-employed in the tool and dye business and attended Swainsboro Nazarene Church.

Survivors include his wife, Linda L. Coleman; children Wayne Coleman, Melissa Thompson and Natasha Morris, all of Dellwood; sisters and brothers Ovida Engle of Sanford, Fla., Joy Boatright of Pembroke, Sharon Lewis of Byron, Edwin Coleman of Wrightsville, Franklin Coleman of Swainsboro and Charles Coleman of Macon; four grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in the funeral home and may be contacted at 126 Waller Wood Circle. 

Georgia Collins 
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Georgia Mae Simpson Collins will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in St. Thomas AME Church, Hawkinsville, with burial in Union Cemetery. Collins, 57, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001. She was a member of New Mount Mariah Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children Gregory Simpson, Larry Collins and Gloria Collins, all of Warner Robins, and Loraine Lester and Deborah West, both of Hawkinsville; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will be at 509 N. Dooley St. Powell Funeral Home in Hawkinsville has charge of arrangements. 

Donna Croft 
Services for Donna Jo Moore Croft will be at 2 p.m. today in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Croft, 39, died Thursday, March 1, 2001. She graduated from Southwest High School, played in the school band and softball team, and worked at Waffle House. She was a member of Pine Forest Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Prentice Scott Croft; children Priscilla Croft, Christy Croft and Kimberly Croft, all of Macon; mother Josephine Moore of Macon; father Donald Moore of Breman; sister and brothers Michelle Payne, Michael Moore, Donald Moore, all of Macon; grandmother Christine Moore of Pooler; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon today in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, and may be contacted at 2923 Emerson Circle, Macon, and 2400 Shea Drive. Memorials may be made to First Street United Methodist Church, 859 First St., Macon 31201. 

Ted Edwards Sr. 
FORSYTH - Services for Ted Lee Edwards Sr. will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Sherrell, Wilson, Mangham Funeral Home, Jackson, with burial in Lamar Memory Gardens, Barnesville. Edwards, 64, died Friday, March 2, 2001. He was a building contractor and attended Pentecostal Lighthouse Church.

Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Edwards; children Lois Head of Barnesville, Jane Smith of Forsyth, Kay Tatum of Senoia, Brenda Smith and Michael Edwards, both of Jackson, and Tracy Edwards of Newnan; sisters Ruby Ely of Pennington Gap, Va., Nadine Nelms of Bristol, Tenn., Judy Chaughy of Palm City, Fla., Mary Lockney of Wallace, N.C., Trilla Anderson of Wilmington, N.C., and Sue Johnson of Palm City, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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

William Gaulden 
FITZGERALD - Services for William Gaulden will be at 3 p.m. today in Church of God by Faith, Fitzgerald, with burial in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Wray. Gaulden died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001. He was an Army veteran and graduated from Savannah State College.

Hall's Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

David George 
RHINE - Services for David George will be at 3 p.m. today in Centilla Baptist Church, Helena. George, 72, died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2001. He was a member of Centilla Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Annie George; children Fannie Williams, Hope Wilcox and Larry George, all of McRae, and Danny Mosley of Dublin; and four grandchildren.

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

Lula Gordy 
THOMASTON - Services for Lula Mae Starley Gordy will be at 2 p.m. today in Coggins Funeral Home with burial in Upson Memorial Gardens. Gordy, 82, died Thursday, March 1, 2001. She was a homemaker and member of Faithful Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Claude E. Gordy; sisters Annie Pearl Allen, Audrey Berryhill and Pauline Newman, all of Thomaston; and grandchildren Rusty Walters and Renee Ellington. 

Regina Greene 
Services for Regina A. Greene will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with burial in Macon Memorial Park. Greene, 44, died Friday, March 2, 2001. She worked at Robins Air Force Base for 23 years. She was a member of United Evangelistic Church and the Carpenters Shop Sunday school class.

Survivors include her husband, Wayne Greene; stepchildren Julie Greene and Tim Green, both of Atlanta; parents Carolyn and Lee Rister of Lizella, and Roy and Audrey Hooks of Warner Robins; brother and sister Mike Hooks of Macon and Janice Braddy of Gainesville, Fla.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to United Evangelistic Church Building Fund. 

Robert Herndon 
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Memorial services for Robert Gale Herndon will be at 11 a.m. Sunday in Monroe County Memorial Chapel. Burial will be private. Herndon, 49, died Monday, Feb. 26, 2001. He was a litigation attorney.

Survivors include his wife, Christi Herndon; children Jenny Herndon and Kimberly Herndon, both of Overland Park; mother Dorma Henley of Forsyth; sisters and brothers Cindy May and Carolyn Davison, both of Forsyth, Vernie Zimmerman of Raytown, Mo., Johnnie Herndon, Eddie Herndon and Frank Herndon, all of Irvin, Texas, and Bruce Herndon of Grand Island, Neb.

The family may be contacted at North Forest Avenue, Forsyth 31029. 

Esau Jenkins 
ALAMO - Services for Esau Jenkins will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Little Rock Church of God in Christ with burial in Dillard Cemetery. Jenkins, 81, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001. An Army veteran, he was a member of Little Rock Church of God in Christ.

Survivors include his children Benton Wilcox of Alamo, Maxine Paul and Calvin Jenkins, both of Atlanta; brothers and sister Mose Frances and Tommy Lee, both of Crescent City, Fla., Jimmy Lee of Philadelphia and Seeke Johnson; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Doris Jones 
DOUGLASVILLE - Services for Doris Austin Jones will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Prays Mill Baptist Church with burial in Rosehaven Cemetery. Jones, 69, died Friday, March 2, 2001. She was born in Tampa, Fla., daughter of the late Lloyd and Mamie Austin. She was a homemaker and member of Prays Mill Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Edwin R. Jones; children Edwin Jones Jr. of Macon, Steve Jones, Jay Jones and Darryl Jones, all of Douglasville, and Brian Jones of Dallas, Ga.; brother William Austin of Tampa; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 tonight in Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home and Cemetery. 

Lucretia Lane 
Services for Lucretia N. Lane will be at 11 a.m. today in Adams Tabernacle CME Church, Haddock, with burial in the church cemetery. Lane, 79, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2001. She was born in Jones County, daughter of the late Willard and Henrietta Pitts Patterson. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her sisters Doris Tillman of Macon and Mary Whidby of Detroit.

The family may be contacted at 3084 Bethune Ave. Hutchings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

James McDowell 
HAWKINSVILLE - Services for James L. McDowell will be at 2 p.m. today in St. Thomas AME Church with burial in Pine Bloom Cemetery. McDowell, 53, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001, in a Pineview nursing home. He was born in Hawkinsville, son of the late James and Clara McDowell. He was a member of St. Thomas AME Church.

Survivors include his daughter Belinda William of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; sisters and brothers Mary Turner of St. Louis, Dorothy Frazier of Fort Lauderdale, Janett Pryor of Detroit, Carolyn Joyner and Warren McDowell, both of Hawkinsville, John McDowell of Chicago and Alice Shariff of Opelika, Ala.

The family may be contacted at the Joyner residence, Route 2, Simmons Drive. Tharpe Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

Christine Murphy 
PERRY - Services for Christine E. Murphy will be at 4 p.m. Sunday in Watson-Hunt Funeral Home with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. Murphy, 82, died Friday, March 2, 2001. She worked at Card Carousel and was a homemaker. The widow of John J. Murphy, she was a member of St. Patrick's Parish and member of Ted Wright's Senior Club.

Survivors include her children Arlene M. Colston Downing of Bonaire, John P. Murphy of Fairhope, Ala., and Paul T. Murphy of Atlanta; brother and sister Frank Karshis and Mary Butters, both of Norwood, Mass.; and several grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight in the funeral home. 

Mildred O'Brien 
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Memorial services for Mildred Bessner O'Brien will be at 11 a.m. today in Hulbush Funeral Home, Burlington, Wash. Burial will be private. O'Brien died Thursday, March 1, 2001, at her residence. She attended Rexville School and Mount Vernon High School. She attended the University of Washington and graduated from the Swedish Hospital School of Nursing in Seattle. She pursued a nursing career in private practice in Seattle. An active volunteer in Olympia, she chaired the Penny Drive for the Children's Orthopedic Hospital for many years. She was a longtime member of American Legion Auxiliary, and was a leader in the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. She was the widow of Paul Morgan O'Brien.

Survivors include her children Jay Patrick O'Brien of Edmonds, Wash., and Colleen O'Brien Nunn of Atlanta ; sister Mabel Bessner Reedy of Fir Island, Wash.; and grandchildren Michelle Nunn, Brian Nunn, Michael O'Brien, Colleen O'Brien Miller and Kathleen O'Brien.

Memorials may be made to Skagit County Historical Museum, P.O. Box 818, LaConner, Wash. 98257, or Hands on Atlanta, 1605 Peachtree, Atlanta, Ga. 30309. 

Billy Payne Sr. 
Services for Billy Ray Payne Sr. will be at 11 a.m. Sunday in Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with burial in Macon Memorial Park. Payne, 64, died Friday, March 2, 2001, at his residence. Son of the late Homer and Ethel Payne, he had lived in Macon most of his life. He worked at Sentry Construction as a supervisor for 28 years. He was Baptist.

Survivors include his children Teresa McGee, Debbie Tourk, Sue Fletcher, Renee Woodham, Katina Payne and Billy Payne Jr.; brothers and sisters Donald Payne, Clifford Payne, Robert Payne, Linda Amos, Faye Marshalick and Pauline Zarcone; and several grandchildren.

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

Russell Shepherd 
MILAN - Services for Russell Shepherd will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Milan Baptist Church with burial in Milan City Cemetery. Shepherd, 64, died Thursday, March 1, 2001, at his residence. He was born in Telfair County, son of the late T.J. and Carrie Mae Durden Shepherd. He was an electronics worker, retired from Robins Air Force Base. He was a member of Milan Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Shepherd; children Sharon Cook of Chauncey, Janet Jones of Eastman and Rusty Shepherd of Austell; brother Gene Shepherd of Fort Valley; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Lowe's Funeral Home, Helena, and may be contacted at the residence on Lee Street. The body will be in the church at 2 p.m. 

J.R. Shepherd Jr. 
MCDONOUGH - Services for J.R. Shepherd Jr. will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Southerland Funeral Chapel, Eastman, with burial in Chauncey Cemetery. Shepherd, 80, died Friday, March 2, 2001. He was an Army veteran of World War II, was a former Chauncey city councilman and former moderator and clerk of the Dodge County Baptist Association. A brick mason, he was retired from Stuckey's. He was a former member and deacon of Chauncey Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Trellie W. Shepherd; children R. Woodard Shepherd of Dacula, R. Keith Shepherd of Hampton and J. Marc Shepherd of McDonough; brother Clark Shepherd of Eastman; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home, Eastman. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideons International or Kelleytown Community Church, 111 Ford Road, McDonough 30252. 

Asia Smith 
MONTICELLO - Services for Asia Quaneshia Smith, infant daughter of Sherrika Smith and Christopher Livington Sr., will be at 2 p.m. today in Smith and Sons Funeral Home with burial in Southview Cemetery. Smith died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001.

Survivors, other than her parents, include her sister and brothers Tonisha Johnson, Christopher Smith, Antarius Smith and Quinndoris Smith; and grandparents Mildred Smith of Shady Dale and Janie Hall of Covington. 

Samuel Smith 
ROBERTA - Services for Samuel Floyd Smith will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Roberta Evangelistic Church with burial in Roberta City Cemetery. Smith, 53, died Friday, March 2, 2001. He was a deputy sheriff, squadron supervisor and canine officer with the Crawford County Sheriff's Department. A volunteer emergency medical technician, he was a former Crawford County fire chief and former policeman in Roberta. He was a member of the Police Officers Association and was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his children Craig Smith of Hawkinsville and Tara Smith of Roberta; brothers and sister Nathan Smith and Hilton Smith, both of Fort Valley, and Sandra Giles of Unadilla; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in Goddard Funeral Home, Roberta. 

Virginia Thompson 
WARNER ROBINS - Services for Virginia D. Thompson will be at 11 a.m. today in Riverside Cemetery, Lumber City. Thompson, 76, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001. The widow of Charles Thompson, she was a member of Northview Methodist Church.

Survivors include Charles Thompson Jr. of Warner Robins; and four sisters.

Christopher-Smith Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 

L.D. Waller 
MOUNT VERNON - Services for L.D. Waller will be at 2 p.m. today in Ronnie L. Stewart Family Funeral Service in Vidalia with burial in Mount Vernon Memorial Cemetery. Waller, 70, died Thursday, March 1, 2001. A Korean War veteran, he was retired from Mitchell Construction Co. He was a member of Mount Vernon First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mary A. Waller; son Charles Waller of Mount Vernon; brothers Carl Waller of Loganville, Joe Waller of Duluth and Jimmy Waller of Lilburn; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 

Thera Wells 
MCRAE - Services for Thera Mae Wells will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Corinth CME Church with burial in Pine Acre Cemetery. Wells died Friday, Feb. 23, 2001.

Survivors include her children Ted Wells, Clarice Fletcher, Elizabeth Wells, all of McRae, Joan Phillips of Pompano Beach, Fla., Inman Wells of Dallas and Larry Wells; sister Bernice Sears of Hartford, Conn.; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

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

Linda Wicker 
SEYMOUR, Texas - Memorial services for Linda Sue Wicker will be at 11 a.m. Sunday in Monroe County Memorial Chapel, Forsyth. Burial will be private. Wicker, 42, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2001. She was an interior decorator. 

Survivors include her children Heather Kellough of St. Louis, Jessie Davison of Seymour and Harley Davison of Wichita Falls, Kan.; mother Dorma Henley of Forsyth; and sisters and brothers Cindy May and Carolyn Davison, both of Forsyth, Vernie Zimmerman of Raytown, Mo., Johnnie Herndon, Eddie Herndon and Frank Herndon, all of Irvin, Texas, and Bruce Herndon of Grand Island, Neb.

The family may be contacted at North Forest Avenue, Forsyth 31029. 

Tryphena Woodard 
RENTZ - Services for Tryphena Weatherly Woodard will be at 3 p.m. today in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses with burial in Dublin Memorial Gardens. Woodard, 85, died Thursday, March 1, 2001. The daughter of the late Walter Pope and Pearl Mae Burnette Weatherly, she was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Survivors include her children Peggy McDaniel of Macon, Faye Knight of Dudley and Durell Woodard Jr. of Rentz; sister Nellie Culpepper of Cadwell; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Adams Funeral Home, Dublin, has charge of arrangements.
 

ALLEN, William Sanders "Sandy": of Las Vegas, Nevada, died Wednesday, February 28, 2001. Graveside services will be held Sunday, March 4, 2001, at 2:30PM in Macon Memorial Park with the Reverend Steve Golden officiating. Visitation: Saturday from 5:00PM until 7:00PM at Hart's Mortuary. The family may be contacted at St. Paul's Apartments, #1502. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the American Heart Association, 363 Pierce Avenue, Macon, GA 31204, or to the donor's favorite charity. Mr. Allen graduated from Lanier High School in 1972. He was a member of Cherokee Heights United Methodist Church. He was guest services manager of Harrah's Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Survivors: Mother, Mary Dell Allen of Macon; Brother, Dow Allen of Macon; Several aunts, uncles, and nieces. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.
BARKER, Bill: 66, died Friday, March 2, 2001. Services will be held Monday, March 5, 2001 at 11 AM at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with Father Tim McKeown officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. A Rosary will be said on Sunday at 7:30PM at Hart's Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210. Mr. Barker was born in Macon on November 30, 1934. He was the son of the late William C. and Mary McKenna Barker. Mr. Barker graduated from Lanier High School and attended Mercer University. He served for eight years in the National Guard 121st Armored Division, 48th Battalion in the 1950's. He was past president of Riverside Optimist Club, a life member of Optimist International, a former coach and manager of North Macon Little League in the 1970's and 1980's, and a member of Riverside Golf and Country Club. He was former owner and broker of Barker and Associates Realty. At the time of his death, Mr. Barker was employed with State Farm Insurance Company. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Survivors: Wife, Sandra Bennett Barker; Children, Terry, Leigh and Keith Barker of Denver, Colorado, Angie Harper of Milledgeville, and Brett Eanes of Savannah; Brother, Joe Barker of Pittsfield, Massachusetts; Sisters, Mary Domonick of Macon and Betty Meadows of Marietta. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

WADE, JR., A.W.: 70, of 144 Wesleyan Way, died Thursday, March 1, 2001. Services will be held Sunday, March 4, 2001, at 2:00PM in the Chapel of Hart's Mortuary with the Reverend Jim Dant officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. The family may be contacted at the residence. Visitation: Saturday from 4:00PM until 6:00PM at Hart's Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Highland Hills Baptist Church, 1370 Briarcliff Road, Macon, GA 31211. Mr. Wade was a member of Highland Hills Baptist Church and the Spinks-Gurley Sunday School Class. He was retired from the U. S. Postal Service after 34 years of service. Mr. Wade was a veteran of the U. S. Army, serving in the Korean Conflict. He was the son of the late A.W. Wade, Sr. and the late Minnie Ophelia Clance Wade. Survivors: Wife, Elsie J. Wade of Macon; Daughters, Angela Wade of Decatur and Susan Wade Rollason of Orlando; Grandson, Drew Rollason of Orlando; Sisters, Louise Wade, Myrtle Poole, Mary Martin and Mozelle Adams, all of Macon. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

WEST, Brig. General Holden "Ebo": 79, died Wednesday, February 28, 2001. Services will be held Saturday, March 3, 2001, at 2:00PM at Ingleside Baptist Church with Dr. E.C. Sheehan and Dr. Tim McCoy officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. The family may be contacted at 142 Weatherby Drive. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Ingleside Baptist Church Building Fund, 834 Wimbish Road, Macon, GA 31210.

Mr. West was a graduate of Lanier High School where he served as Cadet Colonel in ROTC and was an honor graduate of Mercer University, where he played on the varsity football team. He entered military service in 1943 and was commissioned a 2nd Lt. in the U. S. Marines. He served in combat duty on the U.S.S. Birmingham in the Pacific Theatre and enlisted in the GA National Guard (Army) in 1948. He served as commander of Service Company 121st Infantry and of the 3/108 Tank Brigade and as 48th Infantry Bdge. Commander. He was appointed State Asst. Adjutant General in the U.S. Army and retired in 1977 with the rank of Brigadier General after more than 30 years of military service. He received several federal and state decorations during his military service, including the Georgia Distinguished Service Medal. He served as Commander of the U.S. Marine Presidential Honor Guard in Washington, D.C., under President Harry S. Truman. Mr. West was a charter member of Ingleside Baptist Church. He was a member and past president of Macon Lions' Club, a past member of Riverside Country Club, and was retired from the mortgage and construction business.

Survivors: Sons, Fred West of Sparta, GA and Holden West of Elkins, Arkansas; Daughters, Claudia Coley of Macon, Sally Lindsey and Cathi West, both of Forsyth; Brother, Robert Hearn of Atlanta; Sisters, Madelyn Zollars of Minnesota and Raye Lane of Macon, and Fosky Henderson of Athens; 8 Grandchildren, Holly Robinson, Brad Hutcheson, Fred West, Jr., Madelyn West, Holden West, Jamie Anderson, Hannah Johnston, and Corey Colquitt; 2 Great-grandchildren. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.
 

GREENE, Regina A.: 44, of 102 Lakeloch Drive, died Friday, March 2, 2001, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Macon Memorial Park. The Rev. Joe Andrews will officiate. Mrs. Greene was a native and lifelong resident of Macon. She was employed with Robins Air Force Base for the past 23 years and was a member of United Evangelistic Church, the Carpenters Shop Sunday School Class and was an avid Georgia Bulldog and Atlanta Braves fan. Survivors include her husband, Wayne Greene of Lizella; stepchildren Julie Greene and Tim Greene, both of Atlanta; parents Carolyn and Lee Rister of Lizella and Roy and Audrey Hooks of Warner Robins; brother Mike Hooks of Macon and sister Janice Braddy of Gainesville, Fla.; and her little dog "Maggie." The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 6-8 p.m. Contributions may be made to United Evangelistic Church building fund. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

LOVETT, James Prentice: of Pate Road in Juliette, Ga., passed away at his residence on Thursday, March 1, 2001. He was born to the late Mr. Frank Lovett and the late Matrice Thigpen Lovett of Glenwood, Ga. Mr. Lovett was retired from the Bibb County Board of Education after working as an educator many years. He owned and operated Northside Automotive. He was a veteran of the Navy. Mr. Lovett was preceded in death by his former wife, Mary Martin Lovett. He is survived by his wife, Linda Lovett of Juliette; one daughter, Barbara Lovett of Juliette; two stepdaughters, Lisa Morgan and Laurie Morgan, both of Birmingham, Ala.; and several aunts, nieces and nephews. A Service of Remembrance will be held in the Chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home on Saturday, March 3, 2001, at Two O'Clock in the Afternoon, with the Rev. Hunter Godsey and Dr. Jeff Turner officiating. A special tribute in music will be offered by Mrs. Joan Godsey. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 804 Cherry St., Macon, Ga. 31201. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 

CROFT, Donna Jo Moore: 39, of Macon, died Thursday, March 1, 2001. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, graveside, Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Rev. Hugh Waldorf will officiate. Family will be at the residence of Paul Scott Croft, 2923 Emerson Circle, Macon, GA 31206 and the residence of Michelle Payne, 2400 Shea Drive, Macon, GA 31206. Visitation: 11-noon Saturday, Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. Memorial contributions may be made to First Street United Methodist Church, 859 First St., Macon 31201. Mrs. Croft was born in Savannah and had lived in Macon most of her life. She was a graduate of Southwest High School where she was in the school band and played on the softball team. Mrs. Croft worked at the Waffle House on Hartley Bridge Road and was a member of Pine Forest Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Prentice Scott Croft, Macon; three daughters, Priscilla Croft, Christy Croft, Kimberly Croft, all of Macon; her mother Josephine Moore of Macon; her father Donald Moore of Bremen; a grandson Richard Scott Watson of Macon; sister and brothers, Michelle Darlene Payne, Michael Moore, Donald (Bubba) Moore, all of Macon; paternal grandmother Christine Moore, Pooler; and several nieces and nephews. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, has charge of arrangements.

ROBINSON, Danny R. Sr.: 56, of 5560 Neal Drive, Macon, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001, at his residence. Services were 11 a.m. Friday at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Paul Best officiated. Family will be at the residence, 5560 Neal Drive, Macon, Ga. 31216. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, had charge of arrangements. 

TOWNSEND, Frances Ward: 82, of 1330 Forsyth St., St. Paul's Apartments, Macon, Ga., died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001, in a local hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, with burial in Middle Georgia Memory Gardens. The Rev. Darrell Watson and the Rev. Fred Swan will officiate. The Fidelis Sunday School Class is asked to sit as a group during the service. Family will be at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Walker, 3592 Bullard Road, Jeffersonville, Ga. 31044. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.


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