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Virginia Alix
 

DOUGLAS - Services for Virginia B. Alix will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Cox-Parker Funeral Home, Apopka, Fla., with burial in Highland Memory Gardens. Alix, 55, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. She was a sales associate at Dillards and was the widow of David Alix.

Survivors include her daughter Melissa Alix of Sanford, Fla.; mother Ruth B. Barwick of Mineola, Fla.; and sister Sarah Asbury of Mineola, Fla.
 

Mildred Archer
 

TENNILLE - Services for Mildred Tanner Archer will be at 3 p.m. today in Bethesda Christian Church with burial in Zeta Cemetery. Archer, 86, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. She was a homemaker, member of Bethesda Christian Church and widow of Grover Mitchell Archer.

Survivors include her children Dean Archer McNeely and Grover Donald Archer, both of Tennille; sister Alma T. Orr of Toomsboro; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will be at 1052 Buckeye Road. Memorials may be made to Bethesda Christian Church. May and Smith Funeral Directors has charge of arrangements.
 

Dr. Grady Black
 

GRIFFIN - Services for Dr. Grady Emmet Black will be at 11 a.m. today in McCullough Funeral Home, Griffin, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery. Black died Tuesday, March 13, 2001. He was the son of the late Robert Emmet and Ruth Miller Black. He was a graduate of Valdosta High School, Emory University and the Medical College of Georgia. He was an officer in the Army Medical Corps for two years. After internship and residency at University Hospital in Augusta, he opened his practice of pediatrics in Griffin in 1950 and continued his practice until illness forced him to retire in 1997. For 31 years, he donated time each month to work alongside Dr. Walter Barnes at Children's Medical Services in Macon. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a life member of the Southern Medical Association and Medical Association of Georgia. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, the Elks Club and the Griffin Spalding Historical Society. He was an active member of the South Hill Street Church of Christ. 

Survivors include his wife, Jean McDaniel Black; children Linda Black Craddock of Sharpsburg, James Robert Black of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Patricia Black Osbon of Macon; sisters Ruth B. Dukes of Sandy Springs and Mary Emily Bigger of Montgomery, Ala.; several grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
 

Ozaria Campbell
 

FITZGERALD - Services for Ozaria Keunsai' Campbell, infant daughter of Cassandra Ford and Ozell Campbell III, will be at 1 p.m. today in Hall's Funeral Home with burial in Westwood Cemetery. Ozaria died Saturday, March 10, 2001. 

Survivors, in addition to her parents, include sister and brother Shekema Campbell and Ozell Campbell IV of Fitzgerald; and grandparents Mary Ford, Lela Campbell, both of Fitzgerald, Thelmon and Clydette Woodall of Chicago, and Ozell Campbell II of Valdosta.
 

Stella Cochran
 

MCRAE - Services for Stella Mae Cochran will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Vaughn Funeral Home with burial in Oakgrove Cemetery. Cochran, 72, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Leon and Madie Webb. She was the widow of Raymond Cochran.

Survivors include her brother and sister Hugh Webb of Garner, N.C., and Selma Harrelson of Dumfries, Va.

The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home.
 

Stevie Cutler
 

PINEVIEW - Services for Stevie J. Cutler will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Antioch Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Cutler, 27, died Monday, March 12, 2001.

Survivors include her parents Diane Cutler of Pineview and Jerome Mobley; sister and brother Brianna Taylor and Angelo D. Mobley, both of Pineview.

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

Joe Gaines
 

CORDELE - Services for Joe Louis Gaines will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Hatley, with burial in the church cemetery. Gaines, 63, died Monday, March 12, 2001. 

Survivors include his wife, Doretha B. Gaines; children Eddie Gaines, Cynthia Curry and Teresa Royal of Cordele; mother Lula Mae Gaines; sisters and brothers Carrie Gaines, Thelma Redding, Charlie Gaines Jr. and Willie G. Gaines, all of Cordele; and five grandchildren.

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

Roy Graham
 

LYONS - Services for Roy Hugh Graham will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Tabernacle Baptist Church with burial in Pinecrest Cemetery, Vidalia. Graham died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. He was formerly employed at Oxford Industries. He was a member and deacon at Tabernacle Baptist Church, where he was chairman of the tape ministry and funeral host committee and had perfect attendance at Sunday School for 32 years.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Jean Graham; children Beverly Thigpen of Lyons, Pam Richardson of Vidalia and Roy Graham of Mount Vernon; sisters and brothers Elizabeth Palmer, Jo Morgan, Jeanette Burnsed, all of Vidalia, Willie King of Luxie, Ala., Lois Harrell of Chauncey, Russell Graham of Oak Hill, Fla., W.L. Graham of Dublin and Jolly Graham of Lyons; and eight grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in Murchison Funeral Home.
 

Glover Hall
 

FORT VALLEY - Services for Glover Ivan Hall will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church in Fort Valley with burial in Oaklawn Cemetery. Hall died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. He was a machinist with Fort Valley Machine for 39 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Fort Valley.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Hall; children Beth Ann Hall of Dunwoody and Kathy Hart of Fort Valley; sister and brother Julia Walling of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Mack Hall of Whigham.

Memorials may be made to Together We Grow Building Fund, First Baptist Church of Fort Valley, 209 S. Miller St., Fort Valley 31030. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 

Evelyn Harmon
 

VIDOR, Texas - Memorial services for Evelyn D. Harmon were Wednesday in Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Harmon, 73, died Sunday, March 11, 2001. Born in Millen, she was a nurse, retired from Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, Texas.

Survivors include her children George Dewberry of Vidor, Bill Dewberry of Macon, Margaret Redmon of Thomasville and Jeanne Hunnewell of Tallahassee, Fla.; brother and sisters Douglas Darlington and Voncille Taylor of Dixie, Marilou Parker of Thomasville, June Lewis of Valdosta, Mamie McCullough of Dallas, Texas, and Martha Blundell of Africa; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Boys and Girls Haven, P.O. Box 5815, Beaumont, Texas 77726 or American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 22864, Beaumont, Texas 77720. 
 

Nettie Haygood
 

NEWNAN - Services for Nettie Ann Ellington Haygood will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home, Thomaston, with burial in Glenwood Cemetery. Haygood, 89, died Thursday, March 15, 2001. She was a homemaker and widow of Farley Haygood. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Eastman.

Survivors include her children Faye Wicker of Newnan and the Rev. David T. Haygood Sr. of Savannah; sister Inez Nixon of LaFayette, La.; and grandchildren James Wicker, Marcia Fiske and David T. Haygood Jr.

The family will receive friends at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home.
 

Rhonda Hendley
 

FAYETTEVILLE - Memorial services for Rhonda Taylor Hendley will be at 4 p.m. today in Fayette Presbyterian Church. Hendley died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. Born in Bibb County, she graduated from the University of Georgia in 1978 with a bachelor's of science in education and later with a master's of science in education. She worked with the Clayton County school system as a teacher for 20 years.

Survivors include her husband, J. Richard Hendley; children Victoria L. Hendley and Erin M. Hendley, both of Fayetteville; mother Mae Taylor of Macon; sister and brothers Carol Culpepper of Macon, Steve Taylor of Fayetteville, Alan Taylor of Jackson and Jack Taylor of Clarkston.

The family will receive friends at 3 p.m. today in the church. Memorials may be made to Southwest Christian Hospice, 7225 Lester Road, Union City 30290. Metro Crematory has charge of arrangements.
 

Alfred Hill
 

Services for Alfred "Sugar Boy" Hill will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Stone Creek Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Hill, 75, died Tuesday, March 13, 2001. He was retired from Georgia Kaolin Co. after 46 years. He was a member of Stone Creek Baptist Church and Liberty Hill Masonic Lodge No. 308 in Dry Branch.

Survivors include his children Will Newsome and Naomi Coates, both of Macon, and Albert Newsome of Dunwoody; sisters and brothers Mary Hill of Dry Branch, Ruthie Basley, Clarence Hill Sr., Walker Hill Sr., Clara Harris and Mable Wilson, all of Macon, Willie Hill Jr. and George Hill Sr., both of Dry Branch; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

The family may be contacted at 2419 Millerfield Road. Jones Brothers Eastlawn Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.
 

Diana Hoopes
 

BONAIRE - Services for Diana Hoopes will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Heritage Memorial Funeral Home, Warner Robins, with burial in Parkway Memorial Gardens. Hoopes, 19, died Thursday, March 15, 2001. She was a 2000 honor graduate of Houston County High School and was employed as an insurance clerk at Charter Medical. 

Survivors include her children Sidney and Isabelle of Bonaire; father John D. Hoopes of Warner Robins; mother Carolyn C. Hoopes of Bonaire; sister Joanna Hoopes of Bonaire; and grandparents Bernard R. Ross and Marion M. Ross of Palm Harbor, Fla., and Luitgard Hoopes of Castleberry, Fla.

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

Robert Larkin Sr.
 

HIGH POINT, N.C. - Services for Robert Francis Larkin Sr. will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro, with burial at 11 a.m. in Swainsboro City Cemetery. Larkin died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. An Army veteran, he served in the National Guard and was vice president of Boiling Chair Co., in Greensboro, N.C. A former Kiwanian, he served on the board of directors of Highpoint Swim Club. He was Catholic.

Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Deane Boyd Larkin; children Marjorie Deane Larkin of Highpoint and Robert Francis Larkin Jr. of Winston-Salem, N.C.; father, Francis J. Larkin of Swainsboro; and sister and brothers Missy Durden and David J. Larkin, both of Swainsboro, Guy Larkin, Jeffrey M. Larkin and Vincent E. Larkin, all of Aiken, S.C.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Home, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103, Morris Cancer Center at Duke University or the North Carolina State University School of Engineering.
 

Royce Lawrence Jr.
 

MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Royce Frank Lawrence Jr. will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in First Presbyterian Church with burial in Memory Hill Cemetery. Lawrence, 49, died Thursday, March 15, 2001.

Survivors include his wife, Terri M. Lawrence; children Landon Lawrence and Katherine J. Lawrence, both of Milledgeville, and Martha Elizabeth Lawrence of Anderson, S.C.; mother Martha C. Thornton of Macon; and brother and sister Lawson Lawrence of Milledgeville and Melinda Lawrence of Raleigh, N.C.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight in Moores Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, International Georgia Chapter, 1447 Peachtree St., NE, Suite 800, Atlanta 30309.
 

Harvey Lee
 

BONAIRE - Services for Harvey S. Lee will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Heritage Memorial Funeral Home, Warner Robins. Burial will be private. Lee, 59, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. Born in Korea, he was a member of Korean Baptist Church in Macon.

Survivors include his wife, Moon Lee; children Robert Lee of Santa Clara, Calif., and Woon Lee of San Leandro, Calif.; sisters Sang D. Lee and Sang I. Lee, both of Korea; and a grandchild.

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

Esther Lillard
 

LYONS - Services for Esther Young Lillard will be at 2 p.m. today in Murchison Funeral Home with burial in Lakeview Memorial Gardens. Lillard, 98, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. A retired schoolteacher, she was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and Old Line Primitive Baptist Church. 

Survivors include her children Mary L. Kesterton of Atlanta and James Lillard of Lyons; sisters and brothers Lucy Hart and Frank Young, both of Sandersville, Helen Wood of Macon, Madolyn Burkholder of Augusta, Robert Young of Collins and Hugh Young of Tennille; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
 

William Lord Sr.
 

WESTMINSTER, Colo. - Services for William Zeddie Lord Sr. will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Olinger Highland Mortuary with burial in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. Lord died Sunday, March 11, 2001. Born in Americus, he was a retired lieutenant colonel in the Army. He received degrees from the University of Maryland and was a member of the Ranch Country Club, Retired Officer's Association and Westminster Planning Commission.

Survivors include his wife, Ellen V. Lord; children William Z. Lord Jr. of Frederick, Md., Lynda Brown of Macon and Samantha Fromm of Dalton; mother Opal Lord of Macon; brother D. Walker Lord of Macon; and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to VNA Hospice-at-Home or Visiting Nurse Association, 390 Grant St., Denver 80203.
 

Clark Mathews
 

REYNOLDS - Services for Clark "Sun Buddy" Mathews will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Freerun Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Mathews, 89, died Friday, March 9, 2001. He was a member of St. Phillip Community Church, steward board, Older American Council and Taylor County Voters League. 

Survivors include his children Inez Penn of Butler, Corine Gibson of Macon, and Ounice Mathews and James Mathews, both of Reynolds; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends following services at the St. Phillips Community Church. Hicks and Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 

Louise McKenzie
 

MONTEZUMA - Services for Louise Benjamin McKenzie will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church with burial in Champ Waters Cemetery. McKenzie, 84, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. She was retired from Southern Frozen Foods after 13 years of service. She was a member of Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church, choir, usher board and Women's Missionary Auxiliary Board.

Survivors include her children Carolyn Mallard of Montezuma and Henry McKenzie Jr. of Sacramento, Calif.; sisters Cresha Clowers and Rosa Mae Fulks, both of Rochester, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 713 Lewis St. The body will be in the church at 10 a.m. Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.
 

Georgia Moring
 

DUBLIN - Services for Georgia Mae Childers Coleman Moring will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church in Dublin, with burial at 4 p.m. in Swainsboro City Cemetery. Moring died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. She attended Georgia State College for Women and was a former member and volunteer for the Laurens County Historical Society. She was a member of First Baptist Church, the Fidelis Sunday School Class and the Flauselle Tarpley Missionary Circle, and was nursery coordinator.

Survivors include her husband, Joe Moring; children June Smith Jr. of Dublin, Anne Whitlock of Roswell, Nora Tatum of Griffin and Rosemary Knox of Marietta; stepdaughter Patricia Moring of Lewiston, Idaho; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

The family may be contacted at 211 Rowe St., Dublin. Townsend Brothers Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 

Lucille Neithamer
 

JONES COUNTY - Services for Lucille Neithamer will be at 10 a.m. today in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Neithamer, 85, died Thursday, March 15, 2001. 

Survivors include his daughter Judith Durand of Macon; sister and brother Jean Kohler of New Port Richey, Fla., and Joseph Barcoski of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; grandson Arthur Wright; and a great-grandson Joshua Wright.

Hart's Mortuary in Macon has charge of arrangements.
 

Annie Nelson
 

Services for Annie B. Nelson will be at 11 a.m. today in Kitchens Cemetery. Nelson, 84, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. The widow of Robert Nelson, she attended Memorial Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son Robert L. Nelson Jr.

Glover Memorial Mortuary has charge of arrangements.
 

George Parks
 

MONTEZUMA - Services for George H. "Bud" Parks will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Watson Mathews Funeral Home with burial in Bertha Dozier Memorial Park Cemetery. Parks died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. He was a World War II veteran and a retired carpenter. He was the widower of Mary Parks.

Survivors include his children Earl Parks and Dottie Manning, both of Oglethorpe, Emily Nobles of Americus, and Linda Nathasingh of Montezuma; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in the funeral home and may be contacted at 501 Keene Ave., Oglethorpe 31068.
 

Jewel Peugh
 

THOMASTON - Services for Jewel Anderson Peugh will be at 4 p.m. today in Coggins Funeral Home with burial in Upson Memorial Gardens. Peugh, 83, died Thursday, March 15, 2001. She worked in the spinning room at Thomaston Mills, retiring after 49 years. She was a member of Twin Oak Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Alton Peugh; stepchildren Melvin Peugh of Barnesville, Terry Peugh of Stockbridge and Brenda Brooks of Milledgeville; and sister and brothers Mae Anderson, Arnold Anderson, James Anderson, Steve Anderson, all of Thomaston, and John Anderson of Barnesville.
 

Andrew Rogers
 

TENNILLE - Services for Andrew "A.W." Rogers will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Redeemed Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Harrison, with burial in Zeta Cemetery, Tennille. Rogers, 76, died Monday, March 12, 2001. A plumber, he was a deacon at New Light Christian Fellowship Church in Warthen.

Survivors include his wife, Mollie Rogers; children Mary Moye, Larry Rogers and Minister Kenneth Rogers, all of Tennille, and Kenneth Oliver Rogers of Evansville, Ind.; brother Julien Rogers of Tennille; and five grandchildren.

The body will be in the church at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. M.C. Smith Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 

Walter Rushin
 

Services for Walter Heyward Rushin will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with burial in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. Rushin died Thursday, March 15, 2001. He was a retired engineer from Southern Railroad.

Survivors include his wife, Leila Rushin; children Esther Rushin of Lizella, Gloria Robinson and Clifford Rushin, both of Lizella; stepchildren Gadson Woodall of Jonesboro, and Doyle Woodall, Ruth Newman and Eunice Ussery of Macon; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to VistaCare Hospice, 750 Baconsfield Drive, Suite 115, Macon 31211.
 

Myrtle Stewart
 

MILLEDGEVILLE - Services for Myrtle Lucile Hall Stewart will be at 11 a.m. today in Moores Funeral Home with burial in Horeb Baptist Church Cemetery, Mayfield. Stewart, 96, died Tuesday, March 13, 2001. Born in Hancock County, she was a member of Horeb Baptist Church for 83 years, and attended First Baptist Church in Warrenton and Milledgeville. She was the widow of Irby D. Stewart.

Survivors include her grandchildren Randy Douglas Stewart of Milledgeville and Bonnie S. Wall of White Oak; great-grandchildren Chris M. Giles and Beth Giles; and a great-great-grandchild Cara Giles.

The family will receive friends at 10:30 a.m. today in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jill Stewart Endowment Fund, First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 795 or Horeb Church Cemetery Fund, Mayfield.
 

Nellie Swanson
 

FITZGERALD - Services for Nellie S. Swanson will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Paulk Funeral Home with burial in Pine Level Cemetery. Swanson, 76, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. She was a homemaker and member of Pine Level United Methodist Church and former member of UMW. She was a lunchroom lady at Irwin County Elementary School. She was the widow of James T. Swanson.

Survivors include her children Allen Swanson, Larry Swanson and Jerry Swanson, all of Irwin County; sisters Annette Griffin of Jesup, Lola Mae McGee of Fitzgerald and Ruby Mobley of Irwin County; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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

Grace Thompson
 

LYONS - Services for Grace Pughsley Thompson will be at 1 p.m. today in First United Methodist Church of Lyons with burial in Lyons City Cemetery. Thompson, 93, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. She was a teacher for 42 years, was Teacher of the Year twice, and earned her master's in elementary education in 1965 and awarded her six-year certificate in advanced study in 1967. She was a Sunday School teacher and pianist for many years and was a member of First United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Harry Thompson Sr.

Survivors include her children Evelyn T. Tharp of Davidson, N.C., and Barbara T. Meadows of St. Simons Island; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

The body will be in the church at noon today. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Lyons, P.O. Box 71, Lyons or Bethany Nursing Center of Vidalia, 1305 E. North St., Vidalia. Jones-Stewart Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 

Constance Trice
 

ELLAVILLE - Services for Constance Faye "Connie" Trice will be at 3 p.m. today in Grace Baptist Church, Zebulon, with burial in Memory Gardens. Trice, 50, died Tuesday, March 13, 2001. Born in Indiana, she worked for a professional collection company in Columbus and was a member of Tazewell Baptist Church in Buena Vista.

Survivors include her husband, Blake Trice; children Mitch Cokinos of Griffin, Mary Cokinos of Fairburn and Misty Hunter of Meansville; father, Gilbert Downton of Bokelia, Fla.; brothers Gilbert Downton Jr. of Griffin, Ronnie Downton of Social Circle and Robert Smith of Meansville; stepchildren Joseph Trice and Margaret Trice of Ellaville; stepsister Darby Petersen of Atlanta; and three grandchildren.

Coggins Funeral Home, Thomaston, has charge of arrangements.
 

Paul C. Tucker
 

Services for Paul C. Tucker will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street. Burial will be private. Tucker, 88, died Thursday, March 15, 2001. He attended Mercer University, was a member of the Macon Board of Realtors and Macon Multiple Listing Service. He was a real estate agent since 1953 having been employed with Willingham Loan and Insurance Co., and Murphey, Taylor and Ellis. He had been associated with Maxwell Brothers Furniture Co., for 16 years. In 1958 he became co-owner of Beard and Tucker Realty Co., and formed Tucker & Tucker Reality Co., with son J. Romney Tucker. He was a World War II veteran, was past president of the Exchange Club of Bibb County, member of Macon Elks Lodge No. 230, life member of Al Sihah Shrine Temple and was a Mason. He was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church, was chairman of the memorial fund, coordinator chairman of deacons and was president of the Bob Taylor Baracca Bible Class.

Survivors include his wife, Catherine Thompson Tucker; children Dr. Paul Tucker Jr. and J. Romney Tucker; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home and may be contacted at 265 Idle Wild Road, Macon 31210. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 511 High Place, Macon 31201 or Hospice Care Options, 151 College St., Macon 31201.
 

Charles Wallace Sr.
 

DONALDSONVILLE - Services for Charles Ronald Wallace Sr. will be at 3 p.m. today in Liberty Hills Baptist Church, Hampton. Wallace died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. A Marine Corps veteran, he was retired from Southern Bell. 

Survivors include his wife, Cookie Wallace; children Marsha Wallace Rowe of Lawrenceville, Charles Ronald Wallace Jr. of Destin, Fla., and Kandy Wallace of Buford; mother, Julia Mitchell Wynn of Union City; sister Joy Wynn Jobe of Riverdale; stepbrother Raymond Earl Wynn Jr. of Covington; and two grandchildren.

Monroe County Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.
 

Karen Waters
 

WARWICK - Services for Karen Waters will be at 2 p.m. today in Fort Early Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Waters, 34, died Sunday, March 11, 2001. 

Survivors include her children Martesea Waters, Jamine Waters and Cameron Waters, all of Warwick; mother Mae Rockwell of Warwick; father and stepmother Frank and Sally Waters of Warwick; and sisters and brothers Early Battle, Ashley Waters, Tanya Waters and Spencor Battle, all of Warwick, Susan Jones, Wanda Waters, Salley Waters and Don White, all of Cordele, and Frankie Waters of Moultrie.

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

Jerome West
 

NEW YORK CITY - Services for Jerome West will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in New Pentecostal Church, Perry, with burial in Rest Haven Cemetery. West died Friday, March 9, 2001. He was born in Dooly County, son of the late J.W. West and Hildred Kemp.

Survivors include his children Stacy West of Atlanta, Pamela West and Felicia Harrell, both of Perry; sister Rosetta Benjamin of New York City; and three grandchildren.

The body will be in the church at 10:30 a.m. Richardson Funeral Home in Perry has charge of arrangements.
 

Faye Williams
 

Service for Faye Spivey Williams will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. Burial will be private. Williams, 54, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. She was a machine operator, retired from YKK.

Survivors include her children Shane Williams and Teresa Williams of Macon; brothers and sisters Ronnie Spivey and Jeanette Caldwell of Macon, Ray Spivey of Snellville and Cynthia Hodges of Otto, N.C.; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home and may be contacted at 2735 Alfred Bond Drive.
 

Lorinzo Williams
 

ATLANTA - Services for Lorinzo Simmons Williams will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Shady Grove Baptist Church, Cordele, with burial in Bethel Cemetery. Williams, 48, died Tuesday, March 13, 2001. 

Survivors include her sisters and brothers Mattie Tolbert of Cordele, Betty Thomas of Bridgeport, Conn., Eva Mortien and John Simmons, both of Augusta, and Alfonzo Simmons of Alexandria, Va.; companion Frank Alexander; and stepsisters Janie Teal, Essie Hicks, Estella St. John, all of Hartford, Conn.

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

Bobby Wimberly
 

SWAINSBORO - Services for Bobby Wimberly will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with burial in Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Wimberly, 66, died Thursday, March 15, 2001. He was a sheet metal worker with Local Union No. 85 for over 25 years and was a Primitive Baptist.

Survivors include his children Dowana Greenway and Tal Wimberly of Twin City; mother Bonnie Wimberly of Twin City; sisters Margie Johnson and Joyce Powell, both of Twin City; companion Patsy Overstreet; and three grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight in the funeral home.
 

Essie Woods
 

FORT VALLEY - Services for Essie B. Woods will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Friendship Baptist Church with burial in Willowlake Memorial Garden Cemetery. Woods, 85, died Saturday, March 10, 2001. She was the widow of the Rev. Charlie Woods. She was a member of House of God Holiness Church and Mutual Aide Society.

Survivors include her children Bennie Postell, Lillie Howell, Johnnie Mae Whitehead, Willie Woods Sr., all of Fort Valley, Ruby Jackson of Perry and Jamie Lee Woods of Clanton, Ala.; sisters Rosie Demary of Long Beach, N.Y., and Lulla Mae Hamilton of Fort Valley; and 48 grandchildren.

The family may be contacted at 2765 State University Drive, Fort Valley. C.J. Edwards Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 
 

ARCHIBALD, Caleb Michael: 5 months, of Warner Robins, died March 13, 2001, in the Medical Center of Central Georgia. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Avondale Baptist Church with burial in Avondale Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Jeff Cummings will officiate. Caleb Archibald was born in Bibb County, Georgia, and had lived in Warner Robins all of his life. He was the great-grandson of the late Carrie and Kent Fullington and the late Alex Archibald Jr. and the late Violet O'Neal. Survivors include his parents Michael and Gina Archibald of Warner Robins, Ga.; maternal grandparents, Judy and Henry Fullington of Graceville, Fla.; paternal grandparents, Stephany and Sandy Archibald of Macon, Ga.; maternal great-grandparents, Sarah and James Outler of Mount Vernon, Ga.; paternal great-grandparents, Fern Archibald of Macon, Ga.; aunts, Jennifer Fullington and Shannon Archibald; and uncle, Brian Archibald. Family may be contacted at 7394 Hopewell Road, Musella, Ga., residence of Ken Smith. Crest Lawn Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 
 

DEEB, Alice L.: 90, of 4445 Rivoli Drive, died Monday, March 12, 2001. Services will be held Friday, March 16, 2001 at 11 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, with Father Sam Zebron officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family may be contacted at 4445 Rivoli Drive, the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Gregory. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to VistaCare Foundation, 750 Baconsfield Drive, Suite 115, Macon, Ga. 31211. Mrs. Deeb was a charter member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. She had lived in Macon for 64 years, moving here from Fort Ann, N.Y. She was retired from Deeb's Grocery. Mrs. Deeb was predeceased by a son, Raymond J. Deeb, and by a daughter, Mary Deeb. Survivors: Son, Edward H. Deeb of Macon; son, Michael J. Deeb of Macon; daughter, Isabelle D. Gregory of Macon; son, Johnny A. Deeb of Macon; son, Gary M. Deeb of Macon; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; sisters, Catherine Lucas of Warner Robins and Mary McFarren of Fort Ann, N.Y.; and brother, Michael Lucas of Providence, R.I. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

HAMLIN, SR., Nat: 74, of 7695 Columbus Road, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001, at his residence. Services will be held Friday, March 16, 2001, at 3 p.m. at Lizella United Methodist Church, with the Reverends Jimmy Cason and Mark Addington officiating. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park. The family may be contacted at 7695 Columbus Road. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Lizella United Methodist Church, 2920 South Lizella Road, Lizella, Ga. 31052; or to Hospice of Central Georgia, P. O. Box 6533, Macon, Ga. 31208. Serving as pallbearers will be: Richard Hamlin, Jr. Don Daye, John Hall, Hal Hicks, Jewett McKinney and Ronnie Hamlin. Mr. Hamlin was born April 15, 1926, in Lizella, Ga. He was the son of the late Henry Hamlin, Sr. and the late Carrie Parks Hamlin. Mr. Hamlin was a veteran of World War II and was the retired postmaster of the Lizella Post Office. A lifelong member of Lizella United Methodist Church, he had served as chairman of the Administrative Board as well as the Board of Trustees. He was a member of the Macon Golf Club and the Dixie Senior Golf Club. Mr. Hamlin is survived by his wife, Martha Locke Hamlin, and he was the loving father of Nat Hamlin, Jr., deceased, and Claudia H. Edwards of Lizella. He is also survived by a sister, Carolyn H. Obenauf of Lizella; a brother, Jack P. Hamlin, Sr. of Panama City, Fla.; two grandchildren, Nat Clay Hamlin, III of Brunswick, Ga., and Ashlie Edwards of Lizella; daughter-in-law, Judi O. Hamlin of Brunswick, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.

NEITHAMER, Lucille: 85, died Thursday, March 15, 2001, in Jones County. Graveside services will be held Friday, March 16, 2001, at 10 a.m. at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, with Father Tim McKeown officiating. Survivors: Daughter, Judith Durand of Macon; grandson, Arthur Wright of Macon; great-grandson, Joshua Wright of Macon; sister, Jean Kohler of New Port Richey, Fla.; brother, Joseph Barcoski of Port St. Lucie, Fla. Hart's Mortuary has charge of arrangements.
 
 

HALL, Glover Ivan: of Fort Valley, passed away March 14, 2001. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in First Baptist Church of Fort Valley. Interment will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery in Fort Valley. The Rev. Phil Pilgrim will be officiating. Mr. Hall was the son of the late Thomas Curtis and Sibyl Bell Moore Hall. He was a machinist with Fort Valley Machine for 39 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Fort Valley. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Hall of Fort Valley; two children, Beth Ann Hall of Dunwoody, Ga., and Kathy Hart of Fort Valley; son-in-law, Alan Hart of Fort Valley; one sister, Julia Walling of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and one brother, Mack Hall of Whigham, Ga. Those who wish may make donations to the Together We Grow Building Fund, c/o First Baptist Church of Fort Valley, 209 S. Miller St., Fort Valley, Ga. 31030. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

RUSHIN, Walter Heyward: passed away Thursday morning at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. The Reverend William E. Davis will officiate. Mr. Rushin was the son of the late Walter Clifford and Esther Hildebrand Rushin. He was a retired engineer from Southern Railroad. Survivors include his wife, Leila Rushin of Lizella; three children, Esther Rushin of Lizella, Gloria R. Robinson of Lizella, and Clifford H. Rushin of Lizella; two stepsons, Doyle Woodall of Macon, Gadson H. Woodall of Jonesboro; two stepdaughters, Ruth Newman of Macon and Eunice Ussery of Macon; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 Friday evening in the funeral home. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to VistaCare Hospice, 750 Baconsfield Drive, Suite 115, Macon, Ga. 31211. Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
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HATCHER, Henry Maurice Jr.: an Atlanta attorney, died on March 10 at his home in Atlanta after a long illness. He was 83. Mr. Hatcher was born June 8, 1917, to Henry Maurice Hatcher and Irene Hall Hatcher of Laurens County, Ga. He grew up in Dublin and attended Dublin public schools where he was an avid member of the high school debate team and a state debate champion. Upon graduation in 1934, he was awarded 6th District college scholarship to attend Emory University, where he studied journalism and a member of the Class of 1938. At the start of World War II, Mr. Hatcher was stationed in Fort Belvoir, Virginia for basic training and there he met Mary Beth Binger, his wife of 58 years. While at Fort Belvoir, he was selected to attend the Pan Am School of Navigation at Maxwell Field, Alabama. He received his aviation wings in 1942 in Coral Gables, Fla., and later flew as an aerial navigator with the 6th Ferry Command stationed out of Long Beach, Calif. He participated in campaigns through the South Pacific and Australia, as well as in the North Atlantic, Africa and India and was a check navigator for the Pacific division. He was lead navigator for a flight of fighter planes from Ascension Island across the Atlantic and North Africa into India as part of the first campaign across the Himalayas into China. He was among those in the Army Air Corps team who planned the aerial routes for the Battle of Okinawa and ferried priority personnel during the battle. His was the third U.S. supply plane to land in Japan after its surrender. After the war, Mr. Hatcher returned to Atlanta to attend Emory Law School where he received his L.L.B. and J.D. in 1949. Mr. Hatcher began his law career in Atlanta with E. Smythe Gambrell in 1949. In 1955 he left to practice law with Herbert Johnson and co-founded the legal firm of Johnson, Hatcher and Meyerson, later Hatcher, Meyerson, Oxford and Irwin. He specialized in real estate law and was chief counsel to First Federal Savings and Loan Association for 25 years. He also had an active private practice and was known was a top-notch litigator. In addition to his broad business dealings around Atlanta, he provided legal and business services to many civic organizations in the North Fulton County area. He was co-founder of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, and member of the American Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association, Atlanta Lawyers Club, Phi Delta Phi and the Emory Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega. Mr. Hatcher was an active, charter member of North Decatur Road Methodist Church in Decatur and later St. John United Methodist Church in Sandy Springs. He was chairman of St. John's building committee in the 1960s and 70s during the construction of classroom buildings and a sanctuary for the then fledgling congregation. Mr. Hatcher's sports passion was Georgia football and he rarely missed a home game over the last 30 years. He was also an avid, lifelong baseball fan. As a young man he organized and managed Dublin's first baseball team and played amateur baseball for many years. He later helped to organize the Sandy Springs youth baseball program and built two baseball fields for youth baseball. He was a longtime manager of Optimist Club teams and in 1966 was manager of a Pony League team which competed for the Southeastern Regional Championship. Later he managed the Sandy Springs American Legion team for several years. Additionally he was part of the group who brought the Braves baseball team to Atlanta. He is survived by his wife, Mary Beth Binger Hatcher; two sisters, Elizabeth Hatcher Waldrep of Macon and Lillian Hatcher Turner of Alpharetta; three sons, Henry Maurice Hatcher III, Alan Barry Hatcher and Jerry Binger Hatcher, all of Atlanta; two daughters, Meridith Irene Hatcher McDowell of Cairo, Egypt, and Maureen Hatcher Conte of Falmouth, Mass.; and eight grandchildren. The Hatcher family lineage goes back to before the Revolutionary War. State and Daughters of the American Revolution monuments honor the family's early Patriot and legislative member John Hatcher. His funeral will be held this Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. John Methodist Church, 550 Mt. Paran Road. Visitation will be Friday at Patterson-Arlington Funeral Home on Allen Road, Sandy Springs from 3 to 5 and from 7 to 9. Memorial donations may be made to St. John United Methodist Church or the charity of one's choice. Patterson & Son Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 
 

Frank M. Robinson

ROBINSON, Frank M.: of Atlanta and Jackson, Georgia, died peacefully March 13 at The Hospice Caring Center in Jacksonville, Fla. The son of Harris and Virginia Robinson of Atlanta, Mr. Robinson was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, The Atlanta Athletic Club and the Driving Club. Born in Atlanta in 1939, he graduated from The University of Georgia where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. A pilot, Mr. Robinson was a captain at Southern Airlines and in recent years a Realtor and developer in Jackson, Georgia. Mr. Robinson is survived by a son, Frank Mason Robinson; and two sisters, Mrs. Helen Peppiatt and Mrs. Laura Beth Van Wagner. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at the Presbyterian Church, 63 N. Jackson, in Forsyth, Georgia, where Mr. Robinson was active in youth work. The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to: Hospice of the Golden Isles, Inc., Coastal Bank of Georgia, 1500 Newcastle Street, Brunswick, GA 31520, Acct: 978135. Dignified Alternative Hatcher Cremations in Jacksonville, Fla., (904) 287-1333) has charge of arrangements.
 
 

FLETCHER, Jeannette Collins: 78, of Box 7051, Highway 87, Juliette, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001, at her residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Vineville United Methodist Church, with burial in Forsyth City Cemetery. The Rev. T.J. Lewis, the Rev. Gil McGinnis and Dr. William Oliver will officiate. Pallbearers: David Taylor, Bobby Taylor, John Taylor, Lamar Sizemore, Chip Collins and Tony Lord. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Snow's Memorial Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hephzibah Children's Home, 6601 Zebulon Road, Macon, Ga. 31210. Mrs. Fletcher, widow of Thomas Taylor Fletcher, was born in Culloden. She was the daughter of the late George Ralph and Annie Joy Coppedge Collins. Living in this area all her life, she attended Bessie Tift College and was a customer service representative, retired from C&S Bank. Mrs. Fletcher was a member of Vineville United Methodist Church, where she was also a member of the Women's Circle. She was a member of Pilot Club International and was a member of an active Ladies Bridge Club. Survivors: Son and daughter-in-law, Thomas "Tommy" Fletcher and Stacey of Juliette, Ga.; brothers, Dr. William Collins of Atlanta, Ga., and Charles Collins of Forsyth, Ga.; and grandchildren, Nathan and Lindsey Wood of Juliette. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.

KENDALL, Myrtle Vaughn: 82, of 3726 Ridge Ave., Macon, died Monday, March 12, 2001, in an Atlanta hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, graveside, at Macon Memorial Park. The Rev. Wesley Jones will officiate. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.

ROSS, Frances Patton Brice: 91, formerly of 3652 Log Cabin Drive, Macon, Ga., died Monday, March 12, 2001, in a Mobile, Ala., hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, entering through the main gate. Dr. Grady Fuller will officiate. Family will be at the residence of Chris Pope, 806 Wesleyan Drive, Macon, Ga. 31210. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Friday in Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to their charity of choice. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, has charge of arrangements.

TUCKER, Paul C.: 88, of 265 Idle Wild Road, Macon, Ga., died Thursday, March 15, 2001. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, with burial to be private in Riverside Cemetery, 10 a.m. Family will be at the residence, 265 Idle Wild Road, Macon 31210. The family will meet friends from 10:30 a.m. to service time Saturday at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 511 High Place, Macon 31201; or Hospice Care Options, 151 College St., Macon 31201. Survivors include his wife, Catherine Thompson Tucker of Macon; his children, Dr. Paul C. Tucker Jr. and Bette Rollins Tucker; daughter-in-law of Charlotte N.C., and J. Romney Tucker and Marilyn Maag Tucker; daughter-in-law of Macon; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two nieces and one nephew. Mr. Tucker's family would like to acknowledge the devoted service of Lula B. Reid for 75 years, Rosalyn Long Brooks, Ida Mae Green, Carrie Redmond and the staff of Beacon Pointe and to express their deepest gratitude. Mr. Tucker was born in Jones County and was the son of the late Annie Jones Tucker of Jones County and Robert Daniel Tucker of Warren Plains, N.C. He was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church and served as chairman of the memorial fund, coordinator chairman of deacons and as president of the Bob Taylor Baracca Bible Class. Mr. Tucker graduated from Gray High School and attended Mercer University. He was a member of the Macon Board of Realtors and Macon Multiple Listing Service. He was a realtor since 1953, having been employed with Willingham Loan and Insurance Company and with Murphey, Taylor and Ellis Real Estate Company. Prior to that he was associated with Maxwell Brothers Furniture Company for 16 years. In October 1958 he became co-owner of Beard and Tucker Realty Company at 729 Walnut Street, and a year later formed Tucker & Tucker Realty Company in association with his son, J. Romney Tucker. Mr. Tucker was a veteran of World War II, having served with the 238th Chemical Armored Platoon and with the Army of Occupation in the Pacific. Sept. 27, 1971, he was appointed lieutenant colonel, Aide de Camp, Governor's staff by Governor Jimmy Carter. Mr. Tucker was a past president of the Exchange Club of Bibb County, as well as having been instrumental in establishing the club in 1959. He was a member of the Macon Elks Lodge #230. A lifetime member of Al Sihah Shrine Temple, and a Mason having been a member of the Macon Grand Lodge of Georgia, No. 5 F&AM; member of Constantine Chapter No. 4 RAM; and Grand Commandry Knights Templar of Georgia, St. Omer No. 2, and emeritus member 32 degree Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. He was elected into the Great Fraternal Order of the Royal Order of Jesters, Macon Court No. 146. He was also a member of the Georgia Sheriff's Association. Mr. Tucker served on the Macon City Council for the term 1967-71. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.

WILLIAMS, Faye Spivey: 54, of 123 Oak Valley Drive, Macon, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. Burial will be private. Family will be at the residence of Ronnie Spivey, 2735 Alfred Bond Drive, Macon 31217. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue. Ms. Williams, daughter of the late James Douglas and Annie Lucile Moore Spivey, was a lifelong resident of Macon. She was a machine operator, retired from YKK Manufacturing. Survivors: Son, Shane Williams of Macon; her daughter, Teresa Williams of Macon; two brothers, Ronnie Spivey of Macon and Ray Spivey of Snellville; two sisters, Jeanette Caldwell of Macon and Cynthia Hodges of Otto, N.C.; two grandchildren, Ryan Baker and Brittney St. Pierre of Macon; and several nieces and nephews. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue, has charge of arrangements.


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