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Flora K. Arnold
Winder
   Flora K. Arnold, 91, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998.
   Mrs. Arnold was a daughter of the late Alonzo Julian and Sarah Della Calloway Kimball and was the widow of Luther Ned Arnold.
   Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Smith Funeral Home with Ed Dollar officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include a daughter, Jo James, Columbia, S.C.; a son, Luther Arnold, Winder; and three grandchildren.

Julian T. Brown Jr.
Elberton
   Julian T. Brown Jr., 75, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998.
   Mr. Brown was a graduate of Georgia Tech and was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Navy aboard LSM 259 as captain. He served in the South Pacific Theatre and was a retired colonel in the Georgia National Guard, where he served as commander of the 118th Artillery Group. He was retired from Southeastern Power Administration, where he served as chief of Southeastern's division of fiscal operations and as acting division chief.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Elmhurst Cemetery with Father Jim Shumard officiating.
   Survivors include his wife, Grace L. Brown; two daughters, Susan B. Allen, Macon, and Merry K. Brown, Duluth; two sons, Julian Brown III, Cornelia, and Christopher A. Brown, Macon; and seven grandchildren.
   The family is at 174 Springdale Road.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Alban's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 733, Elberton, Ga. 30635.

Lisa Cleveland
Winterville
   Lisa Kay Oglesby Cleveland, 36, 105 Howington Road died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1998.
   A native of Newport News, Va., Mrs. Cleveland was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Oglesby, Athens. She was a bookkeeper and of the Methodist faith.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her husband, Robert Cleveland; a sister, Daryl Williams, Athens; two brothers, Bob Oglesby, Farmington, and Tom Oglesby, Athens; a niece and two nephews.
   The family will receive friends at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Oglesby, 165 Kingswood Drive, Athens.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

Thomas R. Conley Sr.
Watkinsville
   Thomas R. Conley Sr., 73, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, Mr. Conley was a son of the late Russell and Susie Jordan Conley. He had served in the Navy and later retired from the Air Force, serving in World War II and the Korean War. He was retired from Dairy Pak Corp. and a member of Antioch Christian Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Arthur Bowick's Oconee Chapel with the Revs. David Perkins and Doyal Conley officiating. Burial will be in Oconee Memorial Park.
   Survivors include his wife, Doris Wilson Conley; three daughters, Lora C. Anglin and Lisa C. Vander Kooi, both of Watkinsville, and Ann C. Murphy, Gainesville; three sons, Thomas R. "Chip" Conley Jr. and Greg Conley, both of Watkinsville, and Harry Conley, Gainesville; 16 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Michael Daniel
Brookport, Ill.
   Michael Shane Daniel, 28, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1998.
   A native of Atlanta, Mr. Daniel was a son of Gail Kelch, Maysville, and William McCullouch, Gainesville. He was self-employed as a painter.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Harold Crawford officiating. Burial will be in Sunrise Cemetery, Maysville.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his stepfather, Brian Kelch, Maysville; a sister, Wendy Kelch, Maysville; a grandfather, Virgil Daniel, Gainesville; and step-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Kelch.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

David Heaton
Anderson, S.C.
   David Ardway Heaton, 92, of 2212 Whitehall Road died Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998.
   A native of Stephens County, Mr. Heaton was a son of the late Jefferson H. and Maggie Carrodine Heaton and was the widower of Ora Yates Heaton. He was preceded in death by a son, Jack Heaton. He was a retired crane operator in the steel industry and of the Baptist faith.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home, Toccoa, with the Rev. Louis Adams officiating. Burial will be in Zebulon Baptist Church Cemetery.
   The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Lee, 200 Paulan Road, Williamston, S.C., and will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pastor Mary Johnson
Powder Springs
   Pastor Mary Lois Johnson, 61, of 3214 Cravenridge Drive died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1998.
   A native of Athens, Pastor Johnson was a daughter of the late Mr. Fred Lumpkin and Mrs. Lurene Smith Lumpkin. She first came into the holiness in the year 1970 and was a member of the Healing Temple Church. She was the founder and pastor at the House of Prayer Church of Pentecostal.
   Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at The Move of God Church, Winder, Ga. Mother Doris Lewis will officiate. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Interment will be at East Lawn Cemetery.
   Survivors include three daughters, Evangelist Delores L. Davis, Athens, Joyce Eileen Johnson, Smyrna, and Jackie Johnson, Powder Springs; a son-in-law, Bishop Alvin Davis, Athens; four grandchildren, Staff Sergeant Martha Davis, Fort Hood, Texas, Dexter Davis, Miami, and Predita Smith and Tawana Worrell, both of Smyrna; and many other relatives.
   The family is at the residence on 507 N. Peter St.
   Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Rutherford Ledbetter
Talmo
   Rutherford Dixon Ledbetter, 90, of 1588 Belmont Highway died Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998.
   A native of Mississippi, Mr. Ledbetter was a son of the late Ida Arnold and Charles Ledbetter. He was a retired construction superintendent.
   Memorial services will be later in Tennessee.
   Survivors include his wife, Melba Killion Ledbetter; two daughters, Barbara Taylor, Lincolnton, N.C., and Tina Wells, Cedar Hill, Mo.; a son, Jerry Ledbetter, Cumming; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
   Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert 'Bob' Lindsey
Athens
   Robert "Bob" Addison Lindsey, 75, of 190 St. Paul Drive died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1998.
   A native of Wilkes County, Mr. Lindsey was a son of the late Aristidese C. and Nora Ruth Rhodes Lindsey and was the widower of Lollie D. Lindsey. He had lived in the Athens area most of his life and was a retired pharmacist. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving aboard the U.S.S. Orestes and a member of Central Presbyterian Church. He was a pharmacist in Athens for 27 years, employed by Liggett Drug in Beechwood Shopping Center and Eckerd Drug Co. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1963 and was named Phi Delta Chi Pharmacist of the Year in 1972. He was a member of the Robert C. Wilson Pharmaceutical Association of Georgia and the Georgia Pharmaceutical Association.
   Services were Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998, at Bernstein Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Daniel Nail and Drs. Ralph Watson, B.G. Munro and Rick Bonfim officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park.
   Survivors include a son, Alan Warren Lindsey, Alpharetta; four sisters, Ann L. Bennett and Ruth L. Blanchard, both of Augusta, Eugenia L. Hardin, Appling, and Caroline L. Pryor, Fayetteville; a brother, Aristidese C. Lindsey, Vero Beach, Fla.; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Wanda Black, Dalton.
   Pallbearers will be Paul Brown, Henry Strother, John Thomas, Harold Hodgson, Alan Hickson and Joe Legateo.
   Bob Lindsey was a kind, gentle, sincere and generous man whose smiling face brought joy and relief to those he touched. His love for others was very often put into action as it is shown in the following article that appeared in the Athens Banner-Herald:
   I would like to compliment the service I received from Mr. Bob Lindsey, pharmacist at the Eckerd Drug Store in Athens Square on the Atlanta Highway. I was seriously bitten by a dog on Saturday, May 5, while outside Bogart. I wrapped my foot in paper towels and began the drive into Athens to seek treatment. I stopped at Eckerd's to purchase some peroxide to rinse my wounds. As I approached the pharmacy to briefly discuss my problem and ask the location of peroxide, Mr. Lindsey, pharmacist on duty, immediately came out from behind the counter, kneeled on the floor and put my foot on his knee. After examining the wounded area with concern, he sat me down and went behind the counter. He returned within seconds, cutting a clean plastic jug in half with a knife. He placed my foot in the jug and began rinsing the wounds with peroxide. After thoroughly cleaning my foot, he got gauze, scissors and tape out of his first aid kit and bandaged the affected area. Mr. Lindsey warned me about the danger of infection from a bit and reminded me several times that the bandage was in no way intended to be treatment but was merely to keep the wounds clean until I could secure medical services in Athens. When I was seen at Gilbert Health Service at the university, about an hour later, the attending physician said that the wounded area was very clean and well cared for. I would like to commend Mr. Lindsey on his dedication in the field of medicine. His service to me may have made the difference in the onset of infection. Thank you, Mr. Bob Lindsey. Signed, A Reader.
   Bob Lindsey was loved by many, many people. He will be missed by all.
   Bernstein Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Fred Foster
Watkinsville
   Fred Foster, 75 of 12 Spring Circle died suddenly Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1998.
   Mr. Foster, born and raised in Oconee County, was the son of the late James Samuel and Ethel Cox Foster. He served World War II in Europe. Upon completion of his military service, he attended the University of Georgia and graduated from the Athens Business College with a degree in accounting. He worked 10 years with First American Bank and Trust Co. and retired from the University of Georgia after 27 years as a data processing supervisor. Mr. Foster was a member of American Legion Post 0138 and Veterans of Foreign War Post 9147, and was an Elder at Watkinsville First Christian Church. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Louise Foster.
   Survivors include his wife, Elsie Jean Kennon Foster, Watkinsville; a daughter, Mary Lillie Chamberlin, Watkinsville; a grandson, Daniel Foster Chamberlin, Watkinsville; four brothers, Jams Marvin Foster, Orange City, Fla., Joe C. Foster and Charlie Foster, both of Athens, and George W. Foster, Longwood, Fla.; a sister, Margaret Foster, Bishop; and a host of nieces and nephews.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. today, Oct. 23, 1998, at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home West, 1211 Jimmy Daniel Road, Bogart, with the Rev. Patrick Chandler, Dr. Bill Hammonds and Dr. Franklin Shumake officiating.
   Pallbearers will be Hugh Bowles, John Cobb, Todd Emily, Edward Kennimer, Willard Kilpatrick, Roger Smith, Hot Thomas and Robert Venable. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Watkinsville First Christian Church Men's Fellowship and VFW Post 9147.
   If desired, in lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Watkinsville First Christian Church, P.O. Box 287, Watkinsville, Ga. 30677.

James 'Bud' Martin
Auburn
   James "Bud" Martin, 74, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1998.
   Mr. Martin was a son of the late Frank J. and Ada M. Martin. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Auburn Baptist Church and Masonic Daylight Lodge 125. He was retired from the post office where he was a heat and air engineer.
   Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Smith Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Ray Galloway and Joe Brock officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Mount Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Austell.
   Survivors include his wife, Annie Ruth Martin; two daughters, Eleanor M. Shavers, Johnstown, Pa., and Sheree M. Norwood, Cumming; two sons, James Martin Jr., Conyers, and Frank L. Martin, Auburn; three sisters, Mary Ellen Nash, Austell, Claire Scales, Lavonia, and Ruth Harper, Lafayette; two brothers, Robert L. Martin, Austell, and Hall H. Mabry, Sparta; and eight grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 2-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Hattie C. Moon
Monroe
   Hattie C. Moon, 86, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1998.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hillsboro Baptist Church, High Shoals, with the Revs. D.T. Jackson and Eddie R. Jacks officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 9 a.m.
   Survivors include a sister, Mozelle Stovall, Springfield, Mass.; nieces, Hattie M. Thrasher, Mamie Kinney and Betty Kinney, all of Statham; other nieces and nephews.
   The family will receive friends noon-8 p.m. today at Young Funeral Home, Monroe.

Gertrude Rhodes
Cleveland, Ohio
   Gertrude Rhodes, 93, formerly of Greene County and Atlanta, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 1998.
   A native of Greene County, Mrs. Rhodes lived in Union Point for many years, then in Atlanta from 1969 to 1996. She was a member of Randolph Baptist Church, where she served on the Board of Mothers.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Randolph Baptist Church with the Rev. R.T. Steverson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include three daughters, Ethel Glover and Betty Rhodes, both of Cleveland, and Mable Reynolds, Atlanta; two sons, John Rhodes Jr. and Albert Rhodes, both of Atlanta; a half-brother, Jeremiah Crawford, Atlanta; a sister, Leola Maddox, Atlanta; 33 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   The family is at the home of Emily Davis, Woodville.
   Visitation will be 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday at Watts Funeral Home, Union Point.

Sallie Smith
Winder
   Sallie Geneva Smith, 79, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998.
   Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late Ira and Mattie Ruth C. Treadwell and was the widow of Delma Smith. She was a homemaker and a member of Chapel Christian Church.
   Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Stephens officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include two daughters, Gail Holland, Lawrenceville, and Cheryl Elder, Winder; four sisters, Nora Haraldson, Monroe, Hazel Roach, Bogart, Ruth McDaris, Statham, and Jean Poole, Watkinsville; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

B. Suggs
Commerce
   B. Suggs, 87, of Georgia Highway 336 died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1998.
   A native of Commerce, Mr. Suggs was a son of the late Robert Kemsey and Georgia Smith Suggs. He was a machinist with Roper Pump Co. and a member of Berea Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Ivie Funeral Home with the Revs. Grady Jordan and Verlin Reece officiating. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Olive Suggs; a sister, Bert Gibson; and nieces and nephews.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

J.C. Wilhite
Jefferson
   J.C. Wilhite, 89, died Friday, Oct. 16, 1998.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Sardis Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Harold Harris officiating. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Landis Wilhite; six children, James Clifford Wilhite, Fort Worth, Texas Clara Young and Mary Ann Wilhite Fields, both of Gainesville, Frank Wilhite, Commerce, Sheila David, Lawrenceville, and Elaine Fields, Jefferson; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at Eberhart & Son Mortuary, Winder.

Jim L. Williams
Washington
   Jim L. Williams, 78, of 2424 Pecan Grove Road died Saturday, Oct. 17, 1998.
   A native of Wilkes County, Mr. Williams was a son of the late Charlie and Rosa G. Williams. He was a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Flint Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Norman officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include a daughter, Louise Boone, Oxnard, Calif.; two sons, Jim L. Williams Jr. and Johnny McCord, both of Philadelphia; two sisters, Janie L. Coat and Jessie M. Brown, both of Atlanta; two brothers, Eugene Williams, Rayle, and Eddie Wyms, Atlanta; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
   Davenport-McLendon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Essie Mae Wright
Carnesville
   Essie Mae Holmes Wright, 88, of 830 Uniwatti Road died Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998.
   A native of Hart County, Mrs. Wright was a daughter of the late Pick and Emma Hubbard Holmes and was the widow of Lee Roy Wright. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ellen, and a son, Marvin. She was a homemaker and a member of Double Branches Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Double Branches Baptist Church with the Revs. David Wilson, Harrill Milsaps, Johnny Stowe and Eldon Massey officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include two daughters, Annie Mae Cash, Lavonia, and Patsy Dove, Canon; three sons, Hulie Wright, Hartwell, and Ray Wright and Bill Wright, both of Canon; 16 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be William Wright, Roger Wright, Johnny Cash, Kenneth Cash, Edward Wright and Jerry Wright.
   The family will receive friends today and Saturday evening at the residence.
   Ginn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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