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Bunyan Lee Fleming
Dewy Rose
Bunyan Lee Fleming, 82, of 7984 Bowman Highway, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Fleming was a son of the late Ebb and Sara Alice Victoria Fowler Fleming. He retired as a machine operator from Hartwell Mills, and was a former employee of Appleton Mill and a member of Bethany Baptist Church.
Services will be 4 p.m. today at Strickland Funeral Home, Hartwell, with the Rev. Richard Bielski officiating. Burial will be in Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Sara Elizabeth Moore Fleming; a sister, Mozelle Stamps, Hartwell; and a brother, Wabus Fleming, Dewy Rose.
The family is at the residence.

Ella Dee Fleming
Royston
Ella Dee Fleming, 79, of 49 Campbell St., died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Fleming was a daughter of the late Arthur and Minnie King Pierce and was preceded in death by a son, Edwin Fleming. She was a homemaker and member of Royston Church of God for over 50 years, and Senior Adult Sunday School Class and Happy Days Club.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Royston Church of God, with the Rev. James Gunn officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include: her husband, Hubert A. Fleming; two daughters, Ann Campbell, Royston, and Carol Coile, Monroe; a son, Charles Fleming, Hull; a sister, Maggie Wilburn, Lilburn; and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Clifford Bates, Ron McCullar, Bill Stewart, Ed Brawner, Howard Heaton, and Randy Osley.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home.

Robert C. Hataway
Monroe
Retired U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Robert C. Hataway, 68, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.
A native of Walton County, Mr. Hataway was a son of Pauline Hataway of Monroe and the late Orrin W. Hataway. He served in the Korean War and the Vietnam, was a member of Masonic Lodge 5, Kyoto, Japan, the Airborne Rangers, Korean Association, Special Forces Association, 187 Airborne Combat Team Association, American Legion, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4421. Upon retirement, he was employed by UGA Building Services, Athens.
Services will be 1 p.m. today at Campton United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Jim Dykes and Billy Pittman officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery with military honors at the graveside.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include: his wife, Betty Kazuko Hataway; and two sisters, Dorothy Broach and Linda Parker, both of Monroe.
Arthur Bowick Inc., Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

Margaret Kesler
Hartwell
Margaret Savannah Moorhead Adams Kesler, 83, of 45 Walnut St., died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mrs. Kesler was a daughter of the late William B. and Savannah Floyd Moorhead and widow of Jack M. Adams and Dock Hershel Kesler. She was the last member of her immediate family. She retired as a seamstress from Hartwell Co., was a former member of Hart County Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, and was a member of Hartwell First United Methodist Church, Live Wire Sunday School Class, and the UMW.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Strickland Funeral Home, with the Revs. Jan Devereaux and Richard Bielski officiating. Burial will be in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
Survivors include: a daughter, Jan Campbell, Smyrna; three stepdaughters, Dot Snyder and Wassie Vickery, both of Hartwell, and Ann Cheek, Bowersville; a son, W. Andy Adams, Hartwell; two stepsons, Ed Kesler, Hartwell, and Gary Kesler, Anderson, S.C.; and five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Tony Moorhead, Herbert Moorhead, Dale Bannister, Ricky Moorhead, Mike Moorhead, and Jud Bailey.
The family is at the home of Andy Adams, 170 Well Road, Highway 29 South, Hartwell, and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Donald B. McBride
Comer
Donald B. McBride, 72, of 223 Kings Ferry Road, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999.
A native of Bisbee, Ariz., Mr. McBride was a son of the late Alonzo and Ethel Sue Beals McBride and widower of Billie Mae Jackson McBride. He was a retired shop foreman in the copper mining industry, a member of Mount Hermon Presbyterian Church, Ila, and American Legion Post 32, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Herman Presbyterian Church, Ila, with the Rev. Martha Courie officiating.
Survivors include: three sons, Lonny McBride, Comer, Robert Dennis McBride, Casa Grande, Ariz., and Richard Barry McBride, Sacramento, Calif.; and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, is in charge of arrangements.

Maydell McCannon
Ila
Maydell B. McCannon, 78, of Crawford Street, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999.
A native of Texas, Mrs. McCannon was a daughter of the late James and Stella Gray Roberts. She was a homemaker and was of the Christian faith.
Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday in Ila Cemetery, with the Rev. Greg Schillo officiating.
Survivors include: her husband, E.J. McCannon; and two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville.

James Minish
Atlanta
James Buford Minish, 69, of Long Street East Point Trailer Park, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Minish was a son of the late Hoke and Eula Mae Maddox Minish. He was a truck driver for Zellner Trucking Co.
Services will be 2 p.m. today in the Minish family cemetery, with the Rev. Donald Wilson officiating.
Survivors include: two daughters, Brinda Bishop and Henritta Fortson, both of Danielsville; three sons, Ricky Minish, Commerce, David Nash, Carroll County, and Kenneth Nash, Cobb County; two brothers, Alvin Minish and Paul Minish, both of Danielsville; and 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.

Cornelius Nowells
Gainesville
Cornelius Nowells, 86, of 1177 East Ridge Road, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Nowells was a son of the late Will and Mattie Nowells. He was a member of Fairfield Baptist Church where he served as church treasurer, Sunday school superintendent, on the deacon board, and president of Labor Aid Lodge 7.
Services will be 1 p.m. today at Fairfield Baptist Church, Statham, with the Rev. Joe Mayweather officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Dora Lee Nowells; two stepdaughters, Mamie Young and Marilyn Dixon, both of Gainesville; two stepsons, Robert Bell and Frank Bell, both of Gainesville; a sister, Ella Scott, Athens; and a host of step-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Young's Funeral Home, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.
Announcement courtesy of Mack & Payne Funeral Home, Athens.

Mattie Stephens
Greensboro
Mattie Stephens, 87, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999.
A native of Greene County, Mrs. Stephens was a daughter of the late Bartow and Adelaide Tuggle Stephens. She was a homemaker and member of Siloam Missionary Baptist Church.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Watts Funeral Home, with the Revs. James Dotson and Willie Drake officiating. Burial will be in Siloam Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Union Point.
Survivors include: a niece, Virginia Stephens, Detroit; and a cousin and several great nieces and nephews.

Beulah Mae Goff
Watkinsville
Beulah Mae Goff, 82, of 145 Colham Ferry Road, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999.
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, will announce arrangements.

Rodell Griffith
Atlanta
Rodell Griffith of 2727 Pharr Road, formerly of Athens, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Kay Isler
Athens
Kay Isler, of 7200 Neese-Commerce Road, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.
Bridges Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Juanita Williams
Bowman
Juanita Williams, formerly of Bowman died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999.
Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, will announce arrangements.

Clyde Amos
Hartwell
Clyde Amos, 61, of 1750 Page Road, died Monday, Feb. 8, 1999.
A native of Boaz, Ala., Mr. Amos was a son of Ada Amos, Rainbow City, Ala., and the late Robert Amos. He was preceded in death by a son, Anthony Amos. He was a self-employed welder in steel manufacturing and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Strickland Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jimmy Wilson officiating. Burial will be in the Memorial Garden of Prayer.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include: a daughter, Ann Anthony, Patterson, La.; four sons, Robert Amos, Danny Amos, Harold Amos and Kenny Amos, all of Hartwell; two sisters, Will Dean Beshears, Rainbow City, Ala., and Carolyn Spivie, Bay City, Fla.; two brothers, Hillard "Higgie" Amos, Portland, Ore., and Elbert Amos, Gaston, Ala.; 11 grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Alice A. Banister
Royston
Alice Ann Norris Banister, 65, of 3345 Salem Road, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999.
A native of Pendleton, S.C., Mrs. Banister was a daughter of the late Raymond C. Norris Sr. and Rose Roukoskie Norris and was the widow of P.M. Banister Jr. She was retired from Johnson and Johnson, Royston, and was a member of Sharon Presbyterian Church.
Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Bethany Baptist Church, with the Rev. Paul Creason officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 3:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: a daughter, Kathy B. Buffington, Canon; a son, Johnny M. Banister, Royston; two sisters, Gloria Howard and Carolyn Flint, both of Charleston, S.C.; four brothers, Raymond C. Norris Jr. and Rudolph Norris, both of Hartwell, John Norris, Athens, and Donald Norris, Greenville, S.C.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Hart, Doyle Freeman, Clarence Buffington, David Brogdon, Curtis Coile and Bob Frey.
The family is at the residence of Kathy and Bobby Buffington, 1914 Airport Road, Canon.
Pruitte Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Beulah M. Kelly Goff
Watkinsville
Beulah Mae Kelly Goff, 82, of 145 Colham Ferry Road, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999.
A native of Valdosta, Mrs. Goff was a daughter of the late Watson E. Kelly and was the widow of O'Nell Goff. She was a homemaker and was a member of Northside Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at O'Bryant-O'Keefe Chapel, Pascagoula, Miss. Burial will be in Johnson Cemetery.
Survivors include: a daughter-in-law, Mary Catherine Miller, Watkinsville; and a grandson, John E. Miller Jr., Schofield Barricks, Hawaii.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Emma L. Hamilton
Lynchburg, Va.
Emma Lord "Mom M" Hamilton, 99, of Madison Heights, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999.
Born Dec. 26, 1899 in Georgia, Mrs. Hamilton was a daughter of the late Clarence Lord and Evie Bridges Lord. She was preceded in death by a son, James W. Hamilton; and a granddaughter, Kathy Hamilton. She was a member of Madison Heights Christian Church, Madison Heights, Va.
Memorial services were held Friday at Madison Heights Christian Church. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery, Winder.
Survivors include: two sons and daughter-in-laws, Sherrod and Anne Hamilton, Jefferson, and the Rev. D. Jack and Vivian Hamilton, Madison Heights; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Retirement Center Project Office, 518 Brevard St., Lynchburg, VA 24501.
Whitten Funeral Home, Lynchburg, Va., had charge of the arrangements.

Kay Isler
Hull
Kay Isler, of 7200 Neese-Commerce Road, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.
A native of Seymour, Ind., Mrs. Isler was a daughter of the late Wilbur and Hallie Lohman. She was a member of the Christian Fellowship Center of Athens.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bridges Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dan May officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include: her husband, Joseph Isler, Hull; two daughters, Toni Curtis, Port Charlotte, Fla., and Carolyn Fulcher, Neese; a son, Richard Sanford, Brownsburg, Ind.; a sister, Mary Jean Byars, Palm Ray, Fla.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Richard Harwell, Robby Fulcher, Mark Sikes, Joey Fulcher, Stanley Brooks and Tom Busbin.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Christian Fellowship Teen Missions, 7120 Neese-Commerce Road, Hull, GA 30646.

Margaret E. Meyer
Jefferson
Margaret E. Meyer, 89, of 1198 Galilee Church Road, died Monday, Feb. 8, 1999.
A native of Norfolk, Va., Ms. Meyer was a daughter of the late Fredick and Clara Meyers. She was a retired missionary worker with the New Generation ministry and was of the Baptist faith.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. in Crawfordville Cemetery, with the Rev. Bill Carpenter officiating.
Survivors include: two brothers, Bob Meyer and Herb Meyer, both of White Plains, Minn.; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Callaway Funeral Home.

James Minish
Atlanta
James Buford Minish, 69, of Long Street East Point Trailer Park, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Minish was a son of the late Hoke and Eula Mae Maddox Minish. He was a truck driver for Zellner Trucking Co.
Graveside services were Monday in the Minish Family Cemetery, with the Rev. Donald Wilson officiating.
Survivors include: his wife, Nancy Evelyn Nash; two daughters, Brenda Bishop and Henritta Fortson, both of Danielsville; three sons, Ricky Minish, Commerce, David Nash, Carroll County, and Kenneth Nash, Cobb County; two brothers, Alvin Minish and Paul Minish, both of Danielsville; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Brown's Funeral Home, Danielsville, had charge of the arrangements.

Homer E. Nix
Clarkesville
Homer E. "Pop" Nix, 83, died Monday, Feb. 8, 1999.
A native of Clermont, Mr. Nix was a son of the late John Ed and Carrie Ann Alberson Nix and was the widower of Bonnie Mae Truelove Nix. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Vivian Burton and Roberta Nix; and a son, Wayne Nix. He was a retired truck driver with over 40 years of service and was a member of Holly Springs Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Whitfield Funeral Home, with the Revs. Robert Nix and Willis Watkins officiating. Burial will be in Yonah Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: six daughters, Virginia Phillips, Clarkesville, Louise Payne and Carolyn Skelton, both of Mount Airy, Lois Ann Holbrooks, Doraville, Catherine Hobson, Cornelia, and Joyce Jones, Turnerville; three sons, the Rev. Robert Nix, Lula, Richard Nix, Mount Airy, and Raymond Nix, Demorest; three sisters, Lillie Westmoreland, Cleveland, Frances Lounette Baker, Oakwood, and Rowena Watkins, Cleveland; a brother, Ray E. Nix, Oakwood; 26 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today and Wednesday at the funeral home.

Floyd E. Ramsey
Dewy Rose
Floyd Edward Ramsey, of 57 Parks Brown, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 1999.
A native of Lincoln County, Mr. Ramsey was a son of Carrie Ruth Fouch Ramsey and the late Willie Ed Ramsey. He was retired from the Hart County Board of Education and was a member of Maple Spring Church.
Services were Sunday at Maple Spring Baptist Church, with the Rev. Alvin Scott officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include: his wife, Mattie Ruth Ramsey; three daughters, Mozelle Martin and Annie "Bee Be" Ramsey, both of 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; 18 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were nephews. Honorary pallbearers were Ricky Jordan, Talmadge Maxwell, Larry Hood, Steve Vaughn, Pat Patterson and Audie Laviolette. Flowerbearers were Shikina Hunt, Denise Curry, Jacqueline Hunt, Shirley Donald and Marie Eades. Honorary flowerbearers were Yvonne Fleming, Alberta Craft, Thelma Estrich, Samantha Geter, Linda Geter and Carrie Ramsey.
C.W. Phelps Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.

Marzella Scott
Hartwell
Marzella Scott, 80, of 329 Rome St., died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Ms. Scott was a daughter of the late Newell and Mary Pickens Scott. She was a member of Sardis Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sardis Baptist Church, with the Rev. Oscar Meredith officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: five sisters, Fannie Lou Scott, Opal Curry, Lottie Scott and Idella S. Curry, all of Hartwell, and Janie Todd, Duruis, Miss.; and a brother, Edward Scott, Orlando, Fla.
The family is at the residence.
Mack's Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lilla M. Seabolt
Athens
Lilla Mitchum Seabolt, 75, of 923 Oconee St., died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999.
A native of Walton County, Mrs. Seabolt was a daughter of the late Homer and Alberta Fouche Mitchum and was the widow of W. H. Seabolt. She was a homemaker and was a member of Oconee Street United Methodist Church.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Evergreen Memorial Park, with the Rev. Luther Fouche officiating.
Survivors include: a brother, Ben Mitchum, Hanahan, S.C.; and a daughter-in-law, Anna Seabolt, Athens.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at Bernstein Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.

William H. Stone Sr.
Carrollton
William Hinton "Rock" Stone Sr., 85, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 1999.
Services were Saturday at First United Methodist Church, with the Revs. J. Ferrell Drummond, William M. Holt and James W. Thurman Jr. officiating. The body was placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial was in Carroll Memory Gardens.
Survivors include: his wife, Martha L. Stone, Carrollton; three sons, William Hinton Stone Jr., Riverdale, Robert J. "Bob" Stone and Thomas E. "Tom" Stone, both of Carrollton; two sisters, Elizabeth Wallace, Ringold, and Dorothy Tappan, Athens; a brother, Joseph C. Stone, Fayetteville; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Almon Funeral Home, Carrollton, had charge of the arrangements.

Jerry M. Whitworth
Lavonia
Jerry Melvin Whitworth, 56, of 408 Powers Road, died Monday, Feb. 8, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Whitworth was a son of the late Tillman and Ossie Belle Mosley Whitworth.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hamby Funeral Home, with the Revs. Willard R. Fitzpatrick, Steven D. Hamby and Larry Finger officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens, North.
Survivors include: a sister, Mozelle Dye, Lavonia; five brothers, the Rev. Joe Whitworth, Lincolnton, N.C., Howard Whitworth, Roy Whitworth, Bennie Whitworth and David Whitworth, all of Lavonia; nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Juanita A. Williams
Donalds, S.C.
Juanita Aaron Williams, 77, of R-2, formerly of Bowman, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Williams was a daughter of the late William Russell and Nancy Therlkeld Aaron and was the widow of A. Boyce Williams Sr. She was a licensed nursing practitioner.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pruitte Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Gunn officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include: two daughters, Ellen Hendrix, Royston, and Martha Turner, Ware Shoals, S.C.; five sons, Asa Boyce Williams Jr., Roanoke, Ala., James D. Williams, Tucker, Joel T. Williams, Lilburn, Kenneth Roger Williams, Greenwood, S.C., and Robert Dean Williams, Columbia, S.C.; two sisters, Doris Wheelis, Athens, and Elise Bishop, Ware Shoals, S.C.; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Ellen and Frank Hendrix, 2294 Dove-Drake Road, Royston, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Flowers are optional and memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 2584 Pleasant Grove Road, Bowman, GA 30624.

Frances H. Farmer Woodruff
Bogart
Frances Hardy Farmer Woodruff, 75, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999.
A native of Cocoa, Fla., Mrs. Woodruff was a daughter of the late Cora Annie Jane Peck and Gordon Hardy and was the widow of James Edward Farmer and the Rev. Bob Woodruff. She was a charter member of Friendship Pentecostal Holiness Church, Bogart, where she served on the board of deacons.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Friendship Pentecostal Holiness Church, with the Rev. Wayne Butler and Keith Hearn officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: a daughter, Mary F. Hardigree; two sons, Bobby J. Farmer and Edward G. Farmer, both of Bogart; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Arthur Bowick's Oconee Chapel, Watkinsville, is in charge of the arrangements.

Alma P. Blair
Athens
Alma P. "Bette" Blair, of 145 Lea Court, died Monday, Feb. 8, 1999.
Bernstein Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Mayo Ray
Royston
Mayo Ray died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999.
Pruitte Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Cora B. Rucker
Greensboro
Cora Barnhart Rucker, 87, of 107 Maple Circle, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 1999.
Norrington Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Charlotte D. Sly
Winder
Charlotte D. Sly died Monday, Feb. 8, 1999.
Bridges Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Katie M. Smith
Athens
Katie Mae Smith, of 146 Herring St., died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999.
Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel will announce arrangements.

Susie A. Booth
Mount Airy
Susie Ann Booth, 48, died Monday, Feb. 8, 1999.
A native of Columbia, S.C., Mrs. Booth was a daughter of Inez M. Long and the late J.T. Long. She was preceded in death by a son, Kevin Booth. She was a homemaker and was a member of Hillside Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Hillside Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Harris officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Charlie Mac Booth; two sisters, Mary Brewer, Baldwin, and Martha Lovell, Cornelia; and a brother, John Long, Cornelia.
The family is at the residence of Maxine Booth, 332 Fay St., Cornelia.
McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Marie Griner
Crawford
Marie Griner, 97, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999.
A native of Muscogee County, Mrs. Griner was a daughter of the late John Augusta and Alline Bower Gafford and was the widow of John Milard Griner Sr. She was preceded in death by a son, Richard Donald Griner, Athens. She was a homemaker and was a member of First Baptist Church, Camilla.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Oakview Cemetery, Camilla, with the Rev. Harris Malcom officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Evelyn Griner Shingler, Ashburn, and Genova Griner Harmon, Marietta; two sons, John Milard Griner Jr., Watkinsville, and Harold Edward Griner, Athens; a sister, Perrine Gafford Butler, Camilla; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home, Camilla.

Jessie Harwell
Winder
Jessie Harwell, 92, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999.
Mrs. Harwell was the widow of Jim Harwell Sr. and was preceded in death by four children, Jim Harwell Jr., William H. Harwell, Gloria Johnson and Duke Harwell. She was a homemaker and was a member of Union Baptist Church.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Union Baptist Church with the Revs. Rusty Newman, Brantley Harwell and Jack Harwell officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 3:30 p.m. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include a son, John Harwell, Kennesaw; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. today at Carter Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Union Baptist Church, P.O. Box Drawer 1660, Winder, GA 30680.

Robert Nation
Homer
Robert Nation, 70, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Nation was a son of the late Warren and Gussey Youngblood Nation. He was retired from Garrison and Son Lumber Co.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Homer Church of God with the Revs. Ron Glaze and Charles Pritchett officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Nation; a daughter, Mary Lou Dill, Alto; three sons, William H. Nation and Lee D. Nation, both of Homer, and Buck Nation, Hull; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence.
McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of the arrangements.

Paul D. Royster
Winder
Paul D. Royster, 64, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999.
Mr. Royster was a son of Mary Peppers Royster, Winder, and the late Robert L. Royster. He was a retired member of the Georgia National Guard and served in the U.S. Marines and the Air Force Reserve during the Korean War. He was a member of Whistleville Christian Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Smith Funeral Home with the Revs. Ray Fumea, Linwood Smith and Henry Eva officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Royster; two daughters and son-in-laws, Kim and Ronnie Hutchins, Winder, and Lisa and Jeff Hendrix, Statham; a son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Paige Royster, Lilburn; his mother-in-law, Bessie McGaha, Auburn; a sister, Teresa Lee, Winder; five brothers, Earl Royster, Auburn, Johnny Royster, Statham, Kenneth Royster, Dahlonega, Hokey Royster and Mike Royster, both of Winder; six grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Charlotte D. Sly
Winder
Charlotte Dudek Sly, 76, of 855 Governors Lane, died Monday, Feb. 8, 1999.
A native of Los Angeles, Mrs. Sly was preceded in death by a son, Clarence Jefferson Sly III. She was of the Catholic faith.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Survivors include two daughters, Virginia Elizabeth Sly Taylor, Idaho, and Janine Marie Sly Walle, Winder; two sons, Frederick Mitchell Sly, Albany, Ore., and William Thomas Sly Jr., East Brunswick, N.J.; a sister, Virginia Elizabeth Dudek Stanton, Woodland, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Clarke Oconee Unit, 545 Research Drive, Suite B, Athens, GA 30605, or to St. Mary's Hospice, P.O. Box 6588, Athens, GA 30604.
Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

William T. Sly
Winder
William Thomas Sly, 76, of 855 Governors Lane, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999.
A native of Berkley, Calif., Mr. Sly was a son of the late Clarence Jefferson and Dora Mae Morris Sly and was the widower of Charlotte Dudek Sly. He was preceded in death by a son, Clarence Jefferson Sly III. He was a retired civil engineer, a member of Berkley Lodge No. 363, Berkley, and was a shriner.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Survivors include two daughters, Virginia Elizabeth Sly Taylor, Idaho, and Janine Marie Sly Walle, Winder; two sons, Frederick Mitchell Sly, Albany, Ore., and William Thomas Sly Jr., East Brunswick, N.J.; a brother, Clarence Jefferson Sly II, Kansas; nine grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and the children's aunt, Jayne Jaeger.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society Clarke Oconee Unit, 545 Research Drive, Suite B, Athens, GA 30605 or to the Athens Montessori School, Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30606.
Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Barren Smith
Elberton
Barren Smith, 48, of 1140 Barren Smith Road, died Monday, Feb. 8, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Smith was a son of Bertice Manley Smith, Elberton, and the late Samuel Smith. He was a stonecutter and was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Berry Funeral Home with the Rev. Ralph Gaddy officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Debbie Trotter Smith; three sons, Gerald Smith and Kenny Smith, both of Elberton, and Timothy Wayne Smith, Royston; a stepdaughter, Carol Annette Smith; a stepson, Richard Kelly Gilliam, Elberton; two brothers, Bobby Smith and Boyce Smith, both of Elberton; a half-brother, Billy Joe Stowe, Athens; and nine grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Pammy Webb, Will Mullinex, Donnie Trotter, Harold Hayes, Ricky "Rock" Brown, Rick Steinbacher and Bobe Black.
The family will be at the residence of his mother, Bertice Smith, 48 Tate St., Elberton.

Lovick P. Suddath Jr.
Athens
Lovick Pierce (Epp) Suddath Jr. died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999.
A native of Atlanta, Mr. Suddath was a son of the late Lovick P. and Nell Williams Suddath. He was the former manager of the Varsity in Athens. He was a star athlete. He scored the first touchdown in a Jr. High football game in Georgia at O'Keefe Jr. High in Atlanta in 1921. He received a full athletic scholarship to Georgia Military Academy (Woodward Academy), College Park. He opened the Varsity in Athens in 1932. The Varsity drive-in was opened 32 years later on Broad Street. He retired in 1973. The only job he ever held after graduating from High School was with the Varsity in some capacity. He was a member of the Gridiron Club University of Georgia. He was a charter member of the Athens Touchdown Club and the Athens Country Club. He was deacon emeritus of First Baptist Church of Athens and was a member of the Forum Class. He was former director of the Athens YMCA and was a U.S. Merchant Marine veteran having served in World War II.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Athens with the Rev. Jon Appleton officiating. Burial will be in the Oconee Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Hearn Suddath, with whom he shared 64 years of marriage; a daughter and son-in-law, Abbie Suddath and James E.B. Davis, Walnut Creek, N.C.; a son and daughter-in-law, Lovick "Sunny" Pierce and Nina Black Suddath III, St. Mary's; a son and daughter-in-law, George Hearn and Jewel-Deane Love Suddath, Raleigh, N.C.; nine grandchildren, John Suddath, Guy Suddath, Susannah Suddath Sisson, Abigail Davis Blake, Amy Davis, Becton Davis, Bragg Davis, Elizabeth Garden Penn and Robert Garden; six great-grandchildren, John Pierce Suddath, Mary Grace Suddath, Georgia Black Suddath, Jackson Sisson, Zachery Sisson and Audrey Blake.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today at Bernstein Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Building Fund of First Baptist Church, 355 Pulaski St., Athens, GA 30606, or to The Pierce Suddath Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Athens Y Camp, 915 Hawthorne Ave., Athens, GA 30606.

Donald L. Wall
Flowery Branch
Donald "Duck" Lee Wall, 61, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999.
Mr. Wall was a son of Buck and Mary Wall. He was a warehouseman for Michelin Tires.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home with the Revs. Steve Ferguson and James Hall officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Jeanette Wall; two daughters, Wanda Correia, Jasper, and Elaine Siggelkow, Cumming; a sister, Martha Pate, Auburn; a brother, Darrell Wall, Auburn; and two grandchildren.

Samuel C. Williams Jr.
Athens
Samuel C. Williams Jr., 51, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 1999.
A native of Greene County, Mr. Williams was a son of Julia and Samuel Williams Sr. He was a hotel concierge and was a member of Springfield Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Springfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Abraham Mosley officiating. Burial will be in Dixon Memorial Garden.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a sister, Azzalee Williams Askew; nieces and nephews.
Ingram Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Allie S. Young
Atlanta
Allie Simons Young died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999.
Mrs. Young was the widow of Boyd F. "Frank" Young and was preceded in death by a son, James Boyd Young. She was retired from C & S Bank and was a volunteer at Piedmont Hospital. She was a member of Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church and was a former president of the church's Aliae Class.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today in Westover Memorial Park, Augusta.
Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Young Ross, Atlanta; a sister, Nell Edwards Simons, Augusta; three granddaughters; and a nephew.
The family will receive friends after the service at graveside.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Project Open hand, 176 Ottley Drive, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30324.
H.M. Patterson & Son Historic Spring Hill Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Patrick K. Brooks
Athens
Patrick Kemuel Brooks, 21, of Rustwood Drive, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, will announce arrangements.

Charles Meadows Sr.
Stephens
Charles Meadows Sr., 54, of Route 1, Box 332, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999.
Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, will announce arrangements.

Willie J. Parrott
Athens
Willie James Parrott, of 230 Sanders Road, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Hilda C. Willis
Salem, Va.
Hilda Cox Willis, 78, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, will announce arrangements.


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