Miscellaneous Clarke County, Georgia Obituaries

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Norman C. Cartey
Bogart
   Norman C. Cartey, 70, of 2591 Clotfelter Road, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 1998.
   A native of Indianapolis, Mr. Cartey was the son of the late Roscoe C. and Ruth McElreath Cartey and widower of Hazel Louise Cartey. He was owner and operator of Cartey Electric for more than 40 years, a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of Athens Freewill Baptist Church.
   Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, with the Revs. J.L. Peyton and Bill Ricketts officiating. Burial will in Evergreen Memorial Park.
   Survivors include a daughter, Lynne Stiles, Athens; two sons, Keith Cartey, Athens, and Jason Cartey, Bogart; and five grandsons.
   Memorial contributions may be made to WMSL-FM, Athens, or WRAF-FM, Toccoa.
   The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Nykiara Coleman
Athens
   Nykiara Coleman, infant daughter of Catrina Coleman, of 181 Herring St., died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1998.
   Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Robinson Cemetery, Oconee County, with the Rev. Robert Williams officiating.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her father, Michael McDaniel, Athens; one sister, Shaquondria Moon, Athens; one brother, Tyderius Moon, Athens; her grandmother, Hazel Coleman, Athens; her grandfather, Raymond Collins, Athens; and aunts and uncles.
   Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Cleo G. Kendrick
Athens
   Cleo Gresham Kendrick, 57, of 208 Lombardy Circle, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1998.
   A native of Wilkes County, Mrs. Kendrick was a daughter of the late Lizzie Mae and Cleve Johnson and wife of Curtis Kendrick, Athens. She was a machine operator and was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Rayle.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. James McIvey officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to her husband, include one daughter, Regina Gresham, Athens; three sons, Troy Gresham, Rayle, and Gary Gresham and Shallie Gresham, both of Athens; two sisters, Priscilla Pitts, Rayle, and Cassie Gresham, Athens; one brother, James Johnson, Rayle; and 10 grandchildren.
   Davenport McLendon Mortuary, Washington, is in charge of arrangements.

Rose Mauser
Athens
   Rose Ann O'Buch Mauser, 89, of 190 Gentry Drive, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 1998.
   A native of Czechoslovakia, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph O'Buch and the widow of Burton Truman Mauser. She had lived in Athens for 22 years and was a retired hospital dietitian. She was of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by a son, James Mauser, and two grandsons, Ron Leach and Rob Leach.
   A memorial service will held be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Lanier Gardens with Father James Williams officiating.
   Survivors include one son, Thomas Mauser, Daytona Beach, Fla.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Pat and Richard Leach, Athens, and Carolyn and Joe Marczak, Duluth; grandchildren, Rick Leach, formerly of Athens, and Dina and Dr. Jim McDonald, Bogart; and a great-grandson, Jackson McDonald, Bogart.
   Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Frelin S. Pitts
Toccoa
   Frelin Sidney Pitts, 78, of DeFoor Road, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 1998.
   A native of Oconee County, S.C., Mr. Pitts was a son of the late Gussie and Kelley Pitts, and husband of Ostine Simmons Pitts, Toccoa. He was employed with Trogdon Furniture Co. for 15 years, was a farmer and owned Pitts Produce Market. He was a member of Leatherwood Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by one son, Clifton Pitts, in 1977.
   Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Whitlock Mortuary, with the Revs. Ernest Ivester and Joel Bradberry officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors, in addition to his wife, include three daughters, Ann Westmoreland, Mary Franks and Bobbie Jean Allen, all of Toccoa; two sons, Everage Pitts and Buford Pitts, both of Toccoa; two half-sisters, Frances Kelley, Centerville, and Bertha Newsome, Macon; one half-brother, Plumer Kelley, Gray; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be grandsons, Lucas Pitts, Bobby Westmoreland, Mark Shackelford, Michael Shackleford, Larry Shackleford, Stanley Allen, Keith Wright and Sterling Massee.
   The family is at the residence of Ann Westmoreland, 340 Avon St., and Buford Pitts, 7644 Yow Mill Road, and will receive friends at the mortuary from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today.

Maggie P. Slaughter
Woodville
   Maggie Pittman Slaughter, 96, formerly of 282 Holman Ave., Athens, died Friday, Nov. 20, 1998.
   A native of Madison County, Mrs. Slaughter was a daughter of the late William and Eva Pittman and wife of Asa Candler Slaughter, Woodville. She was a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith.
   Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Beth Haven Cemetery, Athens, with the Rev. David Perkins officiating.
   Survivors, in addition to her husband, include two sisters, Mattie Lou Farmer and Florence Johnston, both of Athens; one brother, Ed Pittman, Jacksonville, Fla.; and nieces and nephews.
   The family is at the residence in Woodville.
   Memorial contributions may be made to Beth Haven Cemetery.
   McCommons Funeral Home, Greensboro, is in charge of arrangements.

Freddie Sorden
Winder
   Freddie Sorden, 64, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1998.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Eberhart & Son Mortuary, with the Rev. Joe Nolan officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. The body will be placed in the mortuary at noon.
   Survivors include two daughters, Stacie Pruitt and Kim Pruitt, both of Gainesville; one brother, Kemper L. Morton, Monroe; four sisters, Mary M. Walker and Ruby Nell Morton, both of Winder, and Christine M. Pope and Lucinda Chandler, both of Atlanta; and two grandchildren.

Wendell F. Strayhorn
Athens
   Wendell F. Strayhorn, 64, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 1998.
   Mr. Strayhorn was a graduate of Southwest DeKalb High School and attended Lenoir Rhenie college, Hickory, N.C. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and was a self-employed real-estate developer.
   The remains have been cremated and no services are scheduled at this time.
   Survivors include a sister, Nancy Campbell, Martinez; a niece, Paige Kelly, Fairbanks, Alaska; and a nephew, Robert Campbell, Augusta.
   Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Lawrenceville, is in charge of arrangements.

Glenn W. Bradshaw
Demorest
   Glenn W. Bradshaw, 78, of 773 Alfred Taylor Drive died Friday, Nov. 20, 1998.
   A native of Jackson County, Okla., Mr. Bradshaw was a son of the late Green Washington and Carrie Kiker Bradshaw. He was a retired chiropractor, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, and a former member of Fairview Volunteer Fire Dept. Board of Directors.
   Services will be 3 p.m. Monday at Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin, with the Revs. Keith Allison and George Deadwyler officiating.
   Survivors include his wife, Lucille Bradshaw; a daughter, Glenavon Moore, Stone Mountain; a son, John Doyle Jankowski, Oklahoma City, Okla; and two grandchildren.
   Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 714, Gainesville, Ga. 30503.
   The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Clarence James Brewer
Athens
   Clarence James Brewer, 73, of 499 Ruth St. died Thursday, Nov. 19, 1998.
   A native of Madison County, Mr. Brewer was a son of the late Horace Cleveland and Mamie Elizabeth Craft Brewer. He was preceded in death by a sister, Lois Brewer Stoyle, and two brothers, Edward Brewer and Berry Brewer. He was a resident of Athens for most of his life, was retired from real estate, and was a veteran of U.S. Army serving in World War II. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church, Athens Elks Club, Moose Club, Disabled American Veterans Organization, and V.F.W.
   Services will be 3 p.m. today at Northside Baptist Church with the Revs. Dayton Logan and Ralph Arnold officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
   Survivors include his wife, Reba G. Brewer; two daughters, Beverly Brewer Yosen, Athens, and Pamela Brewer Rascon, Augusta; a brother, Earl Brewer, Athens; a special friend, Judith A. Smith, Athens; four grandchildren; and two nephews, Charles Stoyle and Billy Brewer.
   Pallbearers will be Dennis P. Rascon, Robert Yosen, Billy Brewer, Charles Stoyle, Bobby Griffin, and Joe Duncan.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Clarke Co. Chapter, 196 Alps Rd., Athens, Ga. 30606, or to the Augusta Chapter of the National Alzheimers Association, 1901 Central Ave., Augusta, Ga. 30901.
   Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Olivia B.H.C. Fuller
Red Bluff, Calif.
   Olivia Bell Hood Crawford Fuller, 94, formerly of Cornelia, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 1998.
   A native of White County, Mrs. Fuller was a daughter of the late James C. and Sally Grant Hood and was married to the late Vernon W. Crawford and the late Charles Fuller. She was preceded in death by a son, Vernon (Mack) Crawford. She was a homemaker, a member of North Valley Baptist Church, Red Bluff, Calif., and a former member of Cornelia First Baptist Church.
   Services will be 3 p.m. today at Level Grove Cemetery, Cornelia, with the Rev. Mickey Umbehant officiating.
   Survivors include a son, James M. Crawford, De Funiak Springs, Fla.; a sister, Nelle Higdon, Hendersonville, N.C.; and four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
   Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin, is in charge of arrangements.

Moina Malcom Hamby
Athens
   Moina Malcom Hamby, 102, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 1998.
   A native of Walton County, Mrs. Hamby was a daughter of the late Joel Malcom and Mattie Oates Malcom and was married to the late Lucian McDonald "Mac" Hamby. She was a member of Prospect United Methodist Church, Fair Play.
   Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fair Play, with the Rev. Elmer Butler officiating.
   Survivors include a daughter, Mattie Strickland, Statham; a son, Lucian McDonald "Donald" Hamby, Athens; and 11 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. today at Bridges Funeral Home. 

Bertha McElhannon
Covington
   Bertha McAllister McElhannon, 83, of 355 Radcliff Trace died Friday, Nov. 20, 1998.
   A native of Greene County, Mrs. McElhannon was a daughter of the late Claude McAllister and Cora Bryan and was married to the late Tommie E. McElhannon. She was a graduate of Greensboro High School, a clerk at Caldwell Laundry & Dry Cleaning, and a member of First United Methodist Church of Greensboro.
   Services will be 1:30 p.m. today at Greenview Cemetery, Greensboro, with the Revs. Ed Nelson and Richard Chenning officiating.
   Survivors include a daughter, Patricia M. Otto, Covington; and four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Dane Birdsong, Quenton Hadden, Carol Sisson, Lonnie Higdon, David Thornton, and Lee Parker.
   McCommons Funeral Home, Greensboro, is in charge of arrangements.

Edith McEntire
Alto
   Edith McEntire, 78, died Friday, Nov. 20, 1998.
   A native of Habersham County, Mrs. McEntire was a daughter of the late Shuford and Viola Tomlin Eller and was married to the late John Henry McEntire. She was preceded in death by a son, John David McEntire. She was a homemaker and of the Holiness faith.
   Services will be 2 p.m. today at McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, Cornelia, with the Revs. Sanford Kimbrell and Dennis Wade officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery. 
   Survivors include four daughters, Joyce Wiley and Sylvia Dill, both of Alto, and Carolyn Alexander and Leeola Worley, both of Cornelia; three sons, Troy McEntire, Cornelia, and Robert McEntire and Charles McEntire, both of Alto; a sister, Pearline Gragg, Demorest; and 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the residence.

Janet Marie Murphy
Athens
   Janet Marie Murphy, 65, of 127 Stafford Drive died Friday, Nov. 20, 1998.
   A native of Jersey City, N.J., Mrs. Murphy was a daughter of Margaret Hoolahan of Demarest, N.J., and the late Edwin Fortenbach. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
   Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. The Rev.Joy Nellissery will officiate Burial will be in Westwood Cemetery, Westwood, N.J.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Kevin Murphy, Athens; a sister, Lyn LaPenna, Demarest, N.J.; a brother, Robert Fortenbach, Bricktown, N.J.; and an aunt, Mary Harrington, Park Ridge, N.J.
   Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Jamie Nesbitt
Greensboro
   Jamie Nesbitt, 35, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1998.
   A native of Greene County, Mr. Nesbitt was a son of Ella B. Nesbitt of Greensboro. He was employed in the landscape industry and was a member of Hills Chapel Baptist Church.
   Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Hills Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Herman Laguins officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include six sisters, Charlene Nesbitt, Union Point, and Jessie R. Nesbitt, Janice Nesbitt, Jean Nesbitt, Jane Nesbitt, and Connie Nesbitt, all of Greensboro; and two brothers, Edward Toni Nesbitt and Maverick Nesbitt, both of Greensboro.

Ruth Jones Snelling
Comer
   Ruth Jones Snelling, 80, of 575 Laurel Ave. died Friday, Nov. 20, 1998.
   A native of Walton County, Mrs. Snelling was a daughter of the late Essie Hendrix and Dana Lee Jones and was married to the late Allen (Shorty) Snelling. She was retired from Madison County School District and a member of Comer United Methodist Church.
   Services will be 3 p.m. today at Comer United Methodist Church with the Revs. Albert Askew and John Alexander officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in Comer City Cemetery.
   Survivors include a daughter, Estelle Brett, Comer; a son, Dana Allen Snelling, Riverdale; a sister, Hazel Wade, Monroe; two brothers, Horace Jones and Harold Jones, both of Goodhope; and three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be William Porterfield, Pete Porterfield, Rudy Mann, Bob Pendleton, Julian Strickland, and James Patton.
   The family is at 2712 Paoli Road, Comer.
   Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.

Eunice L.W. Taylor
Elberton
   Eunice Lovinggood Worley Taylor, 78, formerly of 2140 Harmony Road died Friday, Nov. 20, 1998.
   A native of Elbert County, Mrs. Taylor was a daughter of the late Lester R. and Nora Higginbotham Lovinggood. She was preceded in death by a son, Roland Worley. She was a member of Elberton First United Methodist Church and a retired bookkeeper.
   Services will be 3 p.m. today at Berry Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Eaton officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park.
   Survivors include a daughter, Gladell Worley Brock, Watkinsville; a son, Clois Worley, Elberton; two sisters, J.C. Mills and Jean Maxwell, both of Elberton; three brothers, James Lovinggood, Hobson Lovinggood, and Donald Lovinggood, all of Elberton; and 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
   Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
   The family is at their respective homes.


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