Miscellaneous Clarke County, Georgia Obituaries

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Edward Bishop
Eatonton
   Edward Lewis Bishop, 80, of 1165 Madison Highway died Monday, Oct. 26, 1998.
   A native of Greene County, Mr. Bishop was a son of the late Mary Liddie Lomax and Charlie Orin Bishop and was the widower of Mavis Beal. He was a salesman.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Simmons Funeral Home, Madison, with the Rev. Jerald Bishop officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Almon Cemetery.
   Survivors include two daughters, Joann Jenkins, Buford, and Mary Nell Bennett, Dacula; a son, Lewis Bishop, Lawrenceville; two sisters, Lorine Walls, Hull, and Mildred Hammonds, Bishop; two brothers, Carlton Bishop and M.B. Bishop, both of Farmington; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Jack L. Hulett
Commerce
   Jack L. Hulett, 63, of 35 Traynham Road died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998.
   A native of Carter County, Ky., Mr. Hulett was a son of the late John Henry and Edna Pearl Runk Hulett. He was a retired electrician.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Little-Ward Funeral Home. Burial will be in Nicholson Cemetery, Nicholson.
   Survivors include his wife, Sara Jo Jordan Hulett; five daughters, Jo Ann Brown and Jackie Hulett, both of Commerce, Kathy Casper, Nicholson, Tammy Lynn Fields, Jefferson, and Sue Ellen Hulett, Hull; a brother, Arthur Hulett, Napoleon, Ohio; two sisters, Dora Florence Gilbert, Statesville, N.C., and Judy Sue Gilbert, Dupont, Ohio; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Franklin Hull
Watkinsville
   Franklin Hull, 34, of 11 Bond Drive died Thursday, Oct. 22, 1998.
   A native of Oglethorpe County, Mr. Hull was a son of Thomas and Sarah Hull, Stephens. He was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Stephens.
   Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Mount Zion Baptist Church with the Revs. Calvin Turner, W.R. Flint and Michael Gresham officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Kemetto Hull, Bethlehem; a sister, Patricia Smith, Stephens; a daughter, Franquetta Hull, Woodville; three stepsons, Jaeovion Lee, Shonderico Lee and Montrellis Farley, all of Bethlehem.
   The family is at the home of Thomas and Sarah Hull, Smith Road, Stephens.
   Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel, Lexington, is in charge of arrangements.

Bobby Jones
Elberton
   Bobby Dwayne Jones, 36, of 1791 Hulme Chapel Road died Saturday, Oct. 24, 1998.
   A native of Elbert County, Mr. Jones was a son of Lucille Brown Wilhite, Elberton, and the late Charlie Melvin Jones. He was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith and a sandblaster at Standard Granite Co.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Berry Funeral Home with the Revs. Carl Herring and Floyd Fowler officiating. Burial will be in Gaines Chapel Cemetery, Hart County.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Dora Ann Bridges Jones; his stepfather, Douglas Wilhite, Elberton; two daughters, April Michelle Jones and Jennifer Lynn Jones, both of Bowman; a son, Justin Dwayne Jones, Bowman; two sisters, Robin Wilhite Bonds, Elberton, and Lisa Wilhite Johnson, Calhoun Falls, S.C.; and a brother, Melvin Jones, Elberton.
   Pallbearers will be Kenneth Brown, William Brown, Roger Brown, Patrick Burton, Bo Brown and Scott Bonds.
   The family is at the home of Doug and Lucille Wilhite, Lot 8, Country Manor Lane.

Zack L. Sanders
Statham
   Zack L. Sanders, 69, died Monday, Oct. 26, 1998.
   Mr. Sanders was a son of the late Robert Lee and Prudie Bell Sikes Sanders and was the widower of Mary Frances Banks Sanders. He was retired from Harrison's Poultry as a night watchman and a member of Eastside Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Smith Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Paul Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include a daughter, Sylvia Gilreath, Statham; a son, Randall Sanders, Statham; a sister, Marie Wilson, Statham; a brother, Charles Sanders, Statham; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Bertha Smith
Bogart
   Bertha Poole Smith, 87, of 46 Pete Dickens Road died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998.
   A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late Charlie B. and Nora Kesler Poole and was the widow of Wafford Smith. She was preceded in death by her stepmother, Sallie Pruitt Kesler Poole. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Mill Shoal Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Dennis Kesler officiating.
   Survivors include a sister, Nell Shaw, Hartwell; three brothers, Charles Poole and Verner Poole, both of Hartwell, and Robert Herman Poole, Athens.
   Pallbearers will be Doug Poole, Steve Shaw, William Poole, Stanley Poole, Robert Poole and Richard Hooper.
   The family members are at their respective homes and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

Irene Thornton
Hartwell
   Irene Thornton, 72, of 280 Reynolds St. died Monday, Oct. 26, 1998.
   A native of Hartwell, Mrs. Thornton was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Waller. She was a member of Cedar Springs Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday 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 include her husband, Beorthy Thornton; four children, Annie Crawford and Randall C. Crawford, both of Hartwell, Pamela C. Bowers, Clarkston, and A. Jason Crawford, Dunwoody; two sisters, Julia Edwards, Orange, N.J., and Annie Turner, Brooklyn, N.Y.; a brother, Leland Waller, Brooklyn, N.Y.; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
   The family is at the home of Annie Crawford, 332 Reynolds St.
   Mack's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy Vickery
Toccoa
   Mary Dorothy Vickery, 74, of Vickery Road, Route 2, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998.
   A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Vickery was a daughter of the late Arthur and Lizzie Wheeler Vickery. She was employed by Coats and Clarke and a member of Tugalo Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Westbrooks officiating. Burial will be in Tugalo Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include two sisters, Bertha Collins and Mazie Preston, both of Toccoa; and nieces and nephews.
   Pallbearers will be Jimmy Boyd, Howard Bailey, Roger Grafton, Kevin Bohannon, Mike Whitlock and Todd Jarrard.
   The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Collins, Vickery Road, and will receive friends 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Gladys Aaron
Athens
   Gladys Irene Aaron, 94, of 4882 Tallassee Road died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Aaron was a daughter of the late James Carlton and Maggie Bradley McLeroy and was the widow of William Aaron. She was a member of Prospect United Methodist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Prospect UMC with the Rev. Stephen Haskill officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include a son, J.W. Aaron, Athens; a sister, Alverine Thurmond, Covington; two brothers, Albert McLeroy, Athens, and Lester McLeroy, Stone Mountain; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   The family is at the residence
   Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Christopher Carlisle
Winterville
   Christopher Richard Carlisle, 39, of 175 Peachtree St. died Sunday, Oct. 25, 1998.
   A native of Fulton County, Mr. Carlisle was a son of Richard Marvin and Doris Ruprecht Carlisle, Alpharetta. He was a member of The Catholic Center of the University of Georgia, was active in Boy Scout Troop 397 and a was volunteer for the Oglethorpe County school system.
   Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. today at The Catholic Center of the University of Georgia with the Rev. John McDowell and Deacon James Gaudin officiating.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Jeanelle M. Carlisle; a son, Jason Michael Carlisle, Winterville; a sister, Debbie Parks, Cumming; a brother, Bruce M. Carlisle, Alpharetta; and nieces and nephews.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Boy Scouts of America Troop 397, c/o Jim Gabriel, 781 Smithonia Road, Winterville 30683.
   Lord & Stephens Funeral Home East, Athens, will announce arrangements.

Agatha Crump
Canon
   Agatha Neal Lunsford Crump, 86, of 492 Eagle Grove School Road died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Crump was a daughter of the late Neal and Estelle James Lunsford and was the widow of J.H. "Hearst" Crump. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Clydie Sue Crump. She was retired from Hartwell Garment Co. and a member of Macedonia United Methodist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Wayne Durden officiating. Burial will be in Pennington Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include two daughters, Bobbie McCurley and Vivian Langford, both of Hartwell; two sons, Ed Crump and Billy Crump, both of Hartwell; two sisters, Bertha Beard, Danielsville, and LaRue Orr, Winder; two brothers, Julian Lunsford, Kannapolis, N.C., and Woodrow Lunsford, Canon; 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Jack L. Hulett
Commerce
   Jack L. Hulett, 63, of 35 Traynham Road died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998.
   A native of Carter County, Ky., Mr. Hulett was a son of the late John Henry and Edna Pearl Runk Hulett. He was a retired electrician.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home. Burial will be in Nicholson Cemetery, Nicholson.
   Survivors include his wife, Sara Jo Jordan Hulett; five daughters, Jo Ann Brown and Jackie Hulett, both of Commerce, Kathy Casper, Nicholson, Tammy Lynn Fields, Jefferson, and Sue Ellen Hulett, Hull; a son, John Arthur Hulett, Nicholson; two sisters, Dora Florence Gilbert, Statesville, N.C., and Judy Sue Gilbert, Dupont, Ohio; a brother, Arthur Hulett, Napoleon, Ohio; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

James E. Kinney
Monroe
   James E. Kinney, 70, of 1590 Mountain Creek Church Road died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998.
   A native of Barrow County, Mr. Kinney was a son of the late Rufus and Jewell Wall Kinney.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Wise-Connolly Funeral Home, Winder. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Pearlee Cole; a stepdaughter, Ann Cole, Winder; a stepson, Ricky Cole, Hoschton; four sisters, Dorothy Mobley, Covington, Nettie Mae McDaniel, Monroe, Mary Sue Walls, Lawrenceville, and Fae Wiley, Atlanta; five grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   The family will receive friends after 11 a.m. today at the funeral home.

Eloise Klose
Woodland, Calif.
   Eloise Atwood Klose, 82, formerly of Athens, died Monday, Sept. 28, 1998.
   A native of Oakland, Calif., Mrs. Klose was a daughter of the late Witherle and Inza Atwood. She moved to Athens with her husband, a chemist for the USDA, when he was transferred to the research division of Richard Russell Laboratory. They were active in Athens bridge clubs and Athens Unitarian Fellowship. She was a homemaker, and while in Athens helped establish a credit union for low-income people. She was active in Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Albany High School Band Boosters and Order of the Eastern Star. She was an active member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and the Unitarian Church, both in Davis, and the Senior Citizens Center in Woodland.
   Memorial services were Sunday, Oct. 4, 1998, at Unitarian Church of Davis. Burial was in Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland.
   Survivors include her husband, Alvin A. Klose; a daughter, Stephanie Klose, Woodland; two sons, Don Klose, Berkeley, Calif., and Bob Klose, Sebastopol, Calif.; a sister, Margaret Miller, Richmond, Calif.; four grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
   McNary's Chapel Funeral Directors was in charge of arrangements.

Bea McCurley
Elberton
   Beatrice Parker "Bea" McCurley, 70, of 136 Carey St. died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998.
   A native of Winter Haven, Fla., Mrs. McCurley was a daughter of the late William Henry and Mamie Hicks Parker and was the widow of Paul B. McCurley Jr. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Stacy Ann McCurley. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. today in Elmhurst Cemetery with the Rev. Everett Gossett officiating.
   Survivors include two daughters, Paula M. Griffin, Elberton, and Ruth Cagle, Savannah; a brother, Roger E. Parker, Hamilton, Ind.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the residence.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1 Corporate Square, Suite 127, Atlanta, Ga. 30329.

Cleo Moody
Athens
   Cleo Bryant Moody, 86, of 310 Best Drive died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998.
   A native of Walton County, Mrs. Moody was a daughter of the late Frank and Lila Mitchum Bryant and was the widow of William Griffin Moody Sr. She lived most of her life in Athens and was a homemaker and a member of Prince Avenue Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, 1998, at Prince Avenue Baptist Church with the Revs. Bill Ricketts and Miller Huckabee officiating. Burial will be in Oconee Hill Cemetery.
   Survivors include a son, Bobby Moody, Williamson; a son and daughter-in-law, Griffin and Betty Moody, Athens; a granddaughter, Terri Moody Luckhurst, Lawrenceville; a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Griff III and Donna Moody, Cumming; a sister, Mary Pool, Winder; and four grandchildren, Will Moody IV, Ashley Anne Moody, Nikki Luckhurst and Laura Luckhurst.
   Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ethel Myers
Mount Airy
   Ethel Black Myers, 96, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998.
   A native of Lumpkin County, Mrs. Myers was a daughter of the late Lewis and Lou Clemmons Black and was the widow of Dewey Myers Sr. She was preceded in death by two sons, Dewey Myers Jr. and William Thomas Myers. She was a homemaker and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin, with the Rev. Mickey Umbehant officiating. Burial will be in Skitts Mountain Baptist Church, Cleveland.
   Survivors include two daughters, Mary Myers, Cleveland, and Ethelene Keller, Mount Airy; a son, Ed Myers, Banks County; two sisters, Anna Oliver, Clermont, and Mary Collins, Atlanta; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Henry Parsons
Athens
   Henry H. Parsons of 130 Manorhaven Court died Saturday, Oct. 24, 1998.
   Mr. Parsons, a native of Oconee County, was the son of the late Al and Maggie Dickens Parsons and the widower of Joanna Gable Parsons. He worked with Piedmont Market as a butcher beginning in 1938, and he opened his own business, Parsons Brothers Market, with his brother Harold in the late 1950s, which he operated until 1981. He had worked for several grocers as a butcher until recent years. Mr. Parsons served with the Army/Air Force as a radar technician during World War II, where he received the Good Conduct Medal and the European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal with one silver star and one bronze star. He was a member of Rotary Club and was involved with the Community Council on Aging. Mr. Parsons was member of First Christian Church where he served as a Deacon and was a member of Friendship Bible Class.
   Funeral services were Monday, October 26, 1998 at 2 p.m. at First Christian Church with Rev. Ray Austin officiating. Interment was in Rose Hill Cemetery, Royston.
   Survivors include two daughters, Gayle Carswell, Ashburn, and DeDe Guest, Athens; two sons, Randy Parsons and Rucker Parsons, both of Athens; a brother, Harold Parsons, Bishop; 6 grandchildren, Sadie Parsons, Jim Carswell, Rick Carswell, Pat Ford, Keith Guest Jr. and Frank Guest; five great-grandchildren, James Carswell, Callie Carswell, Bryan Woodruff, Cara Ford and Katy Ford, and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
   Pallbearers were Steve Ginn, Titus Brown, Tommy Lane, Mark Parsons, Clayton Parsons and Kenneth Parsons.
   Honorary pallbearers were members of Friendship Bible Class.
   Memorials may be made to First Christian Church or the American Cancer Society.
   Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West was in charge of arrangements. 

Maidee Sheridan
AthensMaidee Beers Sheridan died Monday, Oct. 26, 1998, at Athens Regional Medical Center after a short illness. She was 93.
   A native of Harris County, Mrs. Sheridan had lived for the past nine years in Athens, where she was a member of First Baptist Church. Her parents were the late Charles Beers and Ella Lawson Beers of Cataula. She was the widow of John H. Sheridan.
   Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1998, in Parkhill Cemetery, Columbus, with the Rev. Jon Appleton of First Baptist Church officiating.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte S. and Millard Grimes, Athens; a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, James S. and Diane Grimes, Athens; two granddaughters and grandsons-in-law, Kathryn and David Garrett, Norcross, and Laura and Stuart Cofer, Athens; and three great-grandchildren, Lauren Garrett and Forrest Garrett, Norcross, and Sheridan Cofer, Athens.
   Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, is in charge of arrangements.

Glenn H. Smith
Toccoa
   Glenn Herron Smith, 72, of 2091 Burnette Road died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mr. Smith was a son of the late Travis D. and Sallie Mae Herron Smith. An Army veteran of World War II, he was retired after 31 years of service at Coats & Clark, was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4346 and of the Baptist faith.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger Elrod officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens with VFW Post 4346 in charge of military services.
   Survivors include his wife, Eloise Bramlett Smith; a sister, Mabel Beaty, Tampa, Fla.; three brothers, Belvin Smith, Travis Smith and Everett Smith, all of Toccoa; and nieces and nephews.
   The family is at the residence and will receive friends 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Maudie Smith
Gainesville
   Maudie Elizabeth Smith, 82, formerly of Cornelia, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998.
   A native of Habersham County, Miss Smith was a daughter of the late George Phillip and Tula Cash Smith. She was a member of Level Grove Baptist Church and was retired from Carwood Manufacturing.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin, with the Rev. Terry Rice officiating. Burial will be in Fairfield Baptist Church cemetery.
   Survivors include nieces and nephews.


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