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Mary B. Bates
Crawfordville
Mary B. Bates, of 1245 Sandy Cross Road, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Greater Level Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Samuel Duggans officiating. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: a daughter, Dorothy Bates Kendrick, Crawfordville; five sons, Willie Bates and Howard Bates, both of Cincinnati, Ohio; Fred Bates, Charles Bates and Frank Bates, all of Atlanta; 28 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and a niece.
Hughes & Turner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lizzie M. Goss Burton
Hartwell
Lizzie Mae Goss Burton, 49, of 660 S. Forest Ave., died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mrs. Burton was a daughter of Janie Mae Goss and the late Rogers Goss. She was a member of Cedar Springs Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Cedar Springs Baptist Church, with the Rev. S.T. Grimes officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include: two sons, Rod T. Burton, Hartwell, and Patrick Burton, Savannah; two sisters, Connie Goss Towns, Hartwell, and Robbie Goss Lewis, Seneca, S.C.; and four brothers, Charles Douglas Goss, Lavonia, Gregory Goss and Christophere Goss, both of Atlanta, and Micheal Goss, Hartwell.
The family is at the residence of Janie Mae Goss and will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Mack's Funeral Home.

Carlton L. Carruth
Winder
Carlton Lamar Carruth died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999.
Mr. Carruth was a son of the late Robert L. and Mattie H. Carruth. He was a retired line inspector for Barrow Manufacturing and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Smith Funeral Home, with the Revs. Kenneth Deaton and Michael Chaney officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: his wife, Vivian Carruth; a son, Tommy Carruth, Winder; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at noon and from 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Frank Dalrymple
Toccoa
Frank Dalrymple, 81, of 5880 Georgia Highway 320, New Bethel Community, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Dalrymple was a son of the late Job C. and Hettie Jane Caudell Dalrymple. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in Luzon, the East Indies, New Guinea and the Philippines. He was a charter member of the NEGA Saddle Club and was the owner and rider of the 1991 state open racking Coats and Clarke, Toccoa, after 27 years and was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at New Bethel Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tommy Childress officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Ruby McFarlin Dalrymple; two daughters, Carolyn Wilson and Cathy Hallford, both of Conyers; a son, Dykes Dalrymple, Carnesville ; a sister, Myra D. Gardner, Stockbridge; a brother, Esco Dalrymple, Toccoa; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Mac Dalrymple, Hal Dalrymple, Trig Dalrymple, Greg Gardner, Eugene Barnes and Billy Stovall. Honorary pallbearers were the deacons of New Bethel and the Revs. Kevin Kurtz and Duane Eller.
The family is at the residence of Dykes Dalrymple, 4635 Georgia Highway 320, New Bethel Community.
Flowers are optional and memorials may be made to the New Bethel Baptist Church or to the hospice, c/o New Bethel Baptist Church, 1310 New Bethel Road, Carnesville GA 30521.

Floyd O. Free
Watkinsville
Floyd O. Free, 68, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Free was a son of the late Luther L. Free and Iola Lord Free. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Eugene Free and Luther Free. He was retired from Georgia Natural Gas Services and was a U.S. Army veteran.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today in Oconee Memorial Park with the Rev. Dan Fuller officiating.
Survivors include: his wife, Eva Strickland Free; a daughter, Debbie F. Young, Bogart; a son, Dennis Free, Columbia, S.C.; three sisters, Kathleen Strickland, Jefferson, Martha Shiver, Commerce, and Willene Dorsey, Abingdon, Va.; two brothers, Henry Free and Lloyd Free, both of Athens; three grandchildren, Mandy Young, Travis Free and Jeremy Free.
Arthur Bowick's Oconee Chapel, Watkinsville, is in charge of the arrangements.

Deler S. Hackett
Hartwell
Deler Smith Hackett, 79, of 712 Speedway Road, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Hackett was a daughter of the late Walter Lee Smith and Monnie Mae Pearson Smith. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Phyllis Hackett and Irene Hackett; and two sons, Douglas Hackett and Clyde Hackett. She was retired from Monroe Auto Equipment and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home, with the Revs. Richard Bielski and Gary Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
Survivors include: her husband, Tom Hackett, Hartwell; two daughters, Nell Ricks, Hartwell, and Debra Slagle, Macon; three sons, Clinton Hackett, Hartwell, Donald Hackett, Anderson, S.C., and Johnny Hackett, Seneca, S.C.; four sisters, Marien Brown and Frances Britt, both of Elberton, Louien Lee, Canon, and Lillie Mae Stevens, Hampton; two brothers, Lonnie Smith, Hartwell, and Albert Smith, Elberton; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Ricks, Nathan Ricks, Shane Ricks, Jason Hackett, Mike Hackett and Bruce Slagle.
The family is at the residence.

Claude S. Heath
Danielsville
Claude S. Heath, 71, of 898 Homestead Road, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999 at Athens Regional Medical Center.
A native of Greenville, S.C., Mr. Heath was a son of the late Charlie and Hettie Sentell Heath. He was a retired carpenter and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, with the Revs. David Strickland and Larry Dyer officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: four daughters, Diane Lewallen, Homer, Portia Daniels, Folkston, Frankie Jean Perry, Valrico, Fla., and Claudette Nelson, Greensville, S.C.; a son, Wayne Heath, Danielsville; a sister, Ruth King, Greer, S.C.; four grandchildren, Chris Heath and Sheri Heath, both of Danielsville, Jessica Lewallen and Justin Lewallen, both of Homer; and eight other grandchildren.
The family is at the residence.

Nancy Hughes
Athens
Nancy Doonan Hughes, 90, of 960 Hawthorne Ave., died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999.
A native of Ireland, Mrs. Hughes was a daughter of the late Francey and Catherine Gallogley Doonan and was the widow of the late Robert L. Hughes.
Funeral mass will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, with the Rev. Bill Lakin officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include: a sister, Kathleen Doonan Baird, Ireland; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James C. Ivey
Atlanta
James Clyde Ivey, 75, of 388 Atlanta Ave., died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999.
A native of Wilkes County, Mr. Ivey was a son of the late John Ivey and Dora Ivey.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Davenport-McLendon Mortuary, with the Rev. Dennis Quinn officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery.
Survivors include: six daughters, Mary Gibson, Annie Robinson, Gwendolyn Taylor and Leola Peterson, all of New York City, Lola Daniels, Philomath, and Marilyn Bolton, Atlanta; three sons, James Ivey Jr., New York City, Jackie Ivey, Lincolnton, and James Mahoney, Washington; and two brothers, Florence Ivey and Edward Ivey, both of New York City.

Stanley W. Jones
Winder
Stanley Wayne Jones, 38, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999.
Mr. Jones was a son of William B. Jones and the late Billie Nell Harbin. He was a truck driver.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ronald Hewatt officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Penny Jones; two sons, Kent Jones and Chris Jones, both of Winder; and a brother, Jeff Jones, Winder.

Hoyt Langford
Pendergrass
Hoyt Langford, 86, of 7377 Hollysprings Road, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Langford was a son of the late J.D. "Doc" and Lula Hancock Langford. He was a retired farmer and merchant and was a member of the Masons and Hollysprings Methodist Church. He was the operator of H.A. Langford Store, Hollysprings Community, for 60 years.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Hollysprings Methodist Church, with the Revs. James W. Thurman Jr. and Bob Lewis officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Ninnie Ragan Langford; four daughters, Carol Anglin, Jefferson, Dorothy Luckey, Lawrenceville, Martha Thurman, Carrollton, and Shelby Hicks, Neptune Beach, Fla.; three sisters, Allene Porter, Jefferson, Mary Nell Isbell, Talmo, and Grace Martin, Maysville; a brother, Grady Langford, Gillsville; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Evans Funeral Home.
Flowers omitted, memorials may be made to the Hollysprings Methodist Church, 7441 Hollysprings Road, Pendergrass, GA 30567.

Naomi McGarity
Bowman
Naomi Ruth Sanders McGarity, 87, of 31 Church St., died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mrs. McGarity was a daughter of the late William and Ida Burden Sanders and was the widow of Harold Felton McGarity. She was a clerical assistant for the city of Bowman and was a member of Bowman Baptist Church for 46 years. She was a member of the Sodolitan Sunday School Class.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Hicks Funeral Home, with the Revs. Jan Devereaux and Tony Smith officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Survivors include: two daughters, Linda Marsh, Royston, and Phyllis Duchinski, Greenville, S.C.; two sons, Van McGarity, Elberton, and David McGarity, Comer; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Linda and Bill Marsh, 3615 Bowman Highway, Royston.

Daniel Sheldon
Lavonia
Daniel Sheldon, 32, of 534 Knottywood Drive, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999 at Morgan Memorial Hospital, Madison.
A native of Derby, Conn., Mr. Sheldon was a son of Robert C. Sheldon Sr. and Marilyn Nystrom Sheldon, both of Lavonia. He was employed by Nomus Interiors, King, N.C., and was a member of the Hebron Baptist Church, Dacula.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the chapel of Hamby Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richard Scoggins officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include: a sister, Nadine Everett, Memphis, Tenn.; two brothers, Robert C. Sheldon Jr., Dacula, and Ronald W. Sheldon, Hoschton; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Nystrom, Lavonia; four nieces and three nephews.
The family is at the residence, 534 Knottywood Drive, Lavonia, and the body is at Hamby Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. today.

Cora L. Dodd Turner
Pendergrass
Cora Lee Dodd Turner, 91, of 4417 Wayne Poultry Roa,d died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999.
A native of Hall County, Mrs. Turner was a daughter of the late Frank and Lonnie Simpson Dodd and was the widow of Frank Turner. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Evans Funeral Home, with the Rev. Martin Luttrell officiating. Burial will be in Eastview Cemetery, Decatur.
Survivors include: three daughters, Margaret Jackson, Dorothy Turner and Betty Jackson, all of Pendergrass; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be family members.

Lorna J. Wigton
Washington
Lorna Joan Wigton, 44, of 2043 Danburg Road died, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999.
A native of Mount Gilead, Ohio, Ms. Wigton was a daughter of Margery Joan Wigton, Washington, and the late Atlee Wigton. She was a graduate of Mount Gilead High School and received a B.A. in education from Cedarville College, Ohio. She studied kindergarten and special education at Ohio State University and studied special education at the University of Georgia and Augusta College. She taught special education at Washington-Wilkes Primary School and was a member of the Cedarville Alumni Association.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Resthaven Cemetery, with the Rev. Timothy Myers officiating.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include: two sisters, Cheryl Myers, Wichita, Kansas, and Sharon Philbrook, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; a brother, Lyle Wigton, Margate, Fla.; nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Jim Barry, Lewis Craven, George Smith, Clayton Moore, Dean VanHorn and Kenny VanHorn. Honorary pallbearers will be teachers from Washington-Wilkes Primary School.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Hopkins Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Leonard Gunter Jr.
Carlton
Leonard Gunter Jr., 46, of 953 Broad River Road, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999.
Hicks Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Hoyt Langford
Athens
Hoyt Langford, 86, of 7377 Holly Springs Road, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, will announce arrangements.

Patsy Lewis
Hartwell
Patsy Lewis, 50, of 211 Reba Drive, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999.
Mack's Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Mattie Stephens
Greensboro
Mattie Stephens, 87, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999.
Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, will announce arrangements.

Louise Smith Bryant
Bogart
Louise Smith Bryant, 79, formerly of 404 Grogan Circle, Elberton, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999.
A native of Monroe County, Mrs. Bryant was a daughter of the late Joseph Howard and Sue Lee Lane Smith and widow of Warren C. Bryant. She was a member of Elberton First Baptist Church and the Friendship Sunday School Class, received her A.B. degree from Bessie Tift College, her M.A. degree from Emory University, with additional study at the University of Georgia and Union Theological Seminary, N.Y., and retired from teaching high school English.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Elberton First Baptist Church with the Rev. C.E. Jackson III officiating. Burial will be in Monroe Hills Cemetery, Forsyth.
Survivors include three sons, David Warren Bryant, Seneca, S.C., Stephen Howard Bryant, Athens, and Thomas Edward Bryant, Memphis, Tenn.; two brothers, Chafin Smith, Forsyth, and Lane Smith, Nashville; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Seaborn Lawrence, Billy Herring, Truett Smith, Carlton Mills, Joe Fernandez, Chester Webb, Charlie Bratton, and James Jackson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Elberton First Baptist Church.
The family is at the residence, 404 Grogan Circle and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Berry Funeral Home, Elberton.

Delia Rainey Gentry
Athens
Delia Rainey Gentry, 73, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999.
A native of Gordonsville, Va., Mrs. Gentry was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ralph S. Rainey and widow of James Gentry. She attended Longwood College, Farmville, Va., and Norfolk General Hospital Nursing School, Norfolk, Va., was a member of the Athens Art Association for over 40 years, Noon Club, the University Woman's Club, Ladies of the Moose, Athens Junior Woman's Club, and Emmanuel Episcopal Church, was a founding member of Town and Gown Theatre, and was selected Homemaker of the Year in 1962 by Athens Junior Woman's Club.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Bernstein Funeral Home.
Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Lyn Dudley, Yaupon Beach, N.C., and Susan E. McClung, St. Petersburg, Fla.; two sons, Charles E. "Ned" McClung, Atlantic Beach, N.C., and Ralph A. "Andy" McClung, Lawrenceville; three grandchildren, Rainey McClung and Mac McClung, both of Lawrenceville, and Charles Kimel, St. Petersburg, Fla.; and her cats, Queenie, Bud, and Patches.
The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Leonard Gunter Jr.
Carlton
Leonard Gunter Jr., 46, of 953 Broad River Road, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Gunter was a son of Clarise Self Gunter and the late Leonard Gunter Sr. He was a retired Stockman at Bi-Lo stores and a member of Palmetto Christian Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Hicks Funeral Home with the Rev. Walter Starman officiating. Burial will be in Carlton City Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Linda Carol Johnson Gunter; a daughter, Angela Leigh Gunter, Carlton; a son, Brian Keith Gunter, Carlton; two sisters, Sue Sexton, Danielsville, and Brenda Brooks, Mableton; two brothers, David Gunter, Athens, and Michael Gunter, Carlton; and his father-in-law, Sam "Shine" Johnson, Elberton.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mary Jane Jameson
Toccoa
Mary Jane Frady Jameson, 93, of 1531 Talmadge Drive, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.
A native of Rabun County, Mrs. Jameson was a daughter of the late Daniel Monroe and Mary Jane Smith Frady, widow of William Dolphus Jameson, and preceded in death by a son, John Henry Jameson. She was the eldest member and longtime Sunday school teacher of Antioch Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Antioch Baptist Church with the Revs. Jerry Mize, Kenneth Moon, David Harbin, and Garnet Jameson officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include seven daughters, Janie Stowe, Rosalie Whiten, and Grace Isom, all of Toccoa, Ruth Goss, Clarkesville, Marie Lewallen, Mount Airy, Loretta Webb, Dacula, and Faye Johnson, Fayetteville; three sons, Bill Jameson and Phil Jameson, both of Toccoa, and Knox Jameson, Turnerville; and 33 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren, and 28 great-great-grandchildren.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers: Roger Jameson, David Webb, Jimmy Goss, Eric Jameson, Jamey Isom, Ricky Woods, Keith Jameson, Michael Whiten, Ray Woods, Randy Whiten, Tommy Goss, Chris Jameson, Charles Jameson, and Terry Jameson.
The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Jameson, 1531 Talmadge Drive, and will receive friends 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at Acree-Davis Funeral Home.

Theodore "Bro." Johnson
Athens
Theodore "Bro." Johnson, of 147 Martin Circle, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999.
Mr. Johnson was a son of the late Theatris and Eula Mae Collins Johnson.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home with the Revs. Charlie M. Maddox and Charlie Potts officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Rosetta Dious Johnson; a daughter, Zepherine Denise Johnson; three sons, Theotis L. Johnson, Michael E. Johnson, and Reginald W. Johnson; a brother; and 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Stanley Wayne Jones
Winder
Stanley Wayne Jones, 38, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999.
Mr. Jones was a son of William B. Jones of Winder and the late Billie Nell Harbin. He was a truck driver.
Services were Saturday.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Penny Jones; two sons, Kent Jones and Chris Jones, both of Winder; a brother, Jeff Jones, Winder; and a grandmother, Pearl Jones, Winder.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Patsy Beeks Lewis
Hartwell
Patsy Beeks Lewis, 50, of 211 Reba Drive, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999.
Mrs. Lewis was a daughter of Annie Mae Beeks of Hartwell and the late Harold Beeks Sr. She was a member of Sanders Grove Baptist Church, Hartwell.
Services will be 3 p.m. Monday at Maple Spring Baptist Church, Elbert, with the Rev. Alvin D. Scott officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Iotira Lewis; two daughters, Stephanie Lewis, Marietta, and Cathy Lewis, Hartwell; five sisters, Annie L. Tyson, Cleveland, Ohio, Elizabeth Rucker, Alexandria, Va., Barbara Price, Hartwell, Mary Fisher, Chester, Pa., and Lillian Rucker, Elberton; two brothers, Harold Beeks Jr., Hartwell, and Carey Beeks, Hephzibah.
The family is at the residence.
Mack's Funeral Home, Hartwell, is in charge of arrangements.

Fannie Bell McElhannon
Athens
Fannie Bell McElhannon, 71, of 819 College Ave., died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. McElhannon was a daughter of the late Odell and Laura Jones Dixon and widow of Hubert McElhannon. She was a homemaker and member of Faith Pentecostal Church.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Faith Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Billy Fowler officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include a daughter, Betty Melton, Athens; three sons, Roger McElhannon, Winterville, Wayne McElhannon, Carlton, and Robert McElhannon, Bogart; two sisters, Josie Huff and Gracie Christian, both of Athens; and eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of arrangements.

Katherine Raemy
Athens
Katherine Raemy, 80, of 1070 Hull Road, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.
Mrs. Raemy was a daughter of the late William J. and Katie Hancock Brittian. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Holy Cross Lutheran Church with the Revs. David Hart and Dennis Kesler officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include her husband, retired Air Force Col. W.E. Raemy; two brothers, Harold Brittian and William Brittian, both of Athens; a sister-in-law, Lena Brittian, Athens; and a niece and a nephew.
Memorials may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 800 West Lake Drive, Athens, GA 30606.
The family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Monday at Bernstein Funeral Home.

Floyd Edward Ramsey
Dewy Rose
Floyd Edward Ramsey, 71, of 57 Parks Brown, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999.
A native of Lincolnton County, Mr. Ramsey was a son of Mrs. Carrie Ruth Fouch Ramsey and the late Mr. Willie Ed Ramsey. He was a member of Maple Spring Church, Dewy Rose, and was retired from Hart County Board of Education.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Maple Spring Baptist Church with the Rev. Alvin Scott officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Mattie Ruth Ramsey; three daughters, Mozelle Martin, Annie "Bee Be" Ramsey, Hartwell, and Vickie Ramsey, Augusta; four sons, Willie Joe Ramsey, Roy Ramsey, Harry Ramsey, and George Ramsey, all of Hartwell; two brothers, Jerry Ramsey Sr., Hartwell, and Albert Ramsey, Walnut Grove; and 18 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Ricky Jordan, Talmadge Maxwell, Larry Hood, Steve Vaughn, Pat Patterson, Audie Laviolette, and Preston Hester. Flower-bearers will be Shikina Hunt, Denise Curry, Jacqueline Hunt, Shirley Donald, and Marie Eades. Honorary flower-bearers will be Yvonne Fleming, Alberta Craft, Thelma Estrich, Samantha Geter, Linda Geter, and Carrie Ramsey.
C.W. Phelps Funeral Home, Hartwell, is in charge of arrangements.

James Seagraves
Winterville
James Leonard Seagraves, 78, of 1635 Cherokee Road, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Seagraves was a son of the late Leonard Wood and Annie Lou Seagraves. He was retired from the Clarke County Board of Education as a finish carpenter and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, with the Rev. Clifton Barrett officiating. Burial will be in Oconee Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ruth Seagraves; a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Earl Seagraves, Knoxville, Tenn.; a granddaughter and her husband, Necole and Chris Sykes, Knoxville, Tenn.; and two great-grandchildren, Mary Grace Sykes and Lucas Bailey Sykes.
Pallbearers will be Billy Bowman, Harold Boswell, Doug Hardegree, Forrest Hines, Pete Hines, and Vernon Fields.
Memorials may be made to East Athens Baptist Church Building Fund.
The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Evelyn Colbert Sewell
Montgomeryville, Pa.
Evie Lee "Evelyn" Colbert Sewell, 82, formerly of Athens died January 1999.
A native of Athens, Mrs. Sewell was a daughter of the late Walter and Doreen Colbert and widow of Deacon Crawford Sewell. She attended Georgia public schools, worked as a domestic for many years, moved to Philadelphia, Pa., was a member of Mount Lebanon Baptist Church, Philadelphia, president of the Mother Board, Deaconess, Usher Board, Pulpit Aid, Pastors' Aid, Building Fund, Willing Workers' aid, and the Prayer Board, superintendent of the Sunday school, and was instrumental in the first Women's Day Program.
She was buried Jan. 23, 1999, at Chelten Hills Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
Survivors include three nieces, Tommie Jean Williams, Detroit, Mich., Katy Floyd, Philadelphia, and Dora Billups, Athens; a nephew, James Colbert, Amityville, N.Y.; two grandnieces, Tabitha Bolton and Tess Thomas, both of Athens; three grandnephews, Tommy Bolton, Athens, and Raheem Colbert and Jabbar Colbert, both of Amityville, N.Y.; and a play-sister, Agnes Gibbs, Philadelphia.
Hawkins Funeral Home, Philadelphia, was in charge of arrangements.

William Buck Whitfield
Homer
William Buck Whitfield, 70, of Route 1, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999.
A native of Atlanta, Mr. Whitfield was the widower of Vera Mae Whitfield. He was a retired machine operator employed by the state of Georgia.
Services will be 3 p.m. Monday at Line Baptist Church with the Rev. Campbell officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Charlott Wills, Hull; two sons, Loy Dallas Metcalf, Orlando, Fla., and Mickey Roberts, Commerce; a sister, Margret Smith, McDonough; a brother, Charles Whitfield, Orlando, Fla.; and three grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce.

Lois Willingham
Colbert
Lois Willingham, 44, of 283 Alberta Drive, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999.
Mrs. Willingham was a daughter of the late Booker T. and Susie Pearl Willingham. She was a homemaker.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Gholston Baptist Church, Comer, with the Revs. Ronald Gantt and William Jennings officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 12 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, James H. Allen; three daughters, Tonia Tasha Williams, Watkinsville, Taffie Allen and Sierra Allen, both of Colbert; four sisters, Polly Willingham, Ella Ree Hull, Shirley Ann Willingham, and Teressa Allen, all of Colbert; two brothers, Earnest Willingham, Colbert, and Cecil Willingham, Tampa, Fla.; and four grandchildren, three aunts, and a great-aunt.
The family is at the residence.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.

Marzella Scott
Hartwell
Marzella Scott, of 329 Rome St., died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.
Mack's Funeral Home will announce arrangements.


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