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Lois B. Baxter
Hull
   Lois B. Baxter, 77, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998.
   A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Baxter was a daughter of the late M.C. Bennett and Allie Bennett and the widow of Ellis Baxter. She was preceded in death by a son, Rogers Baxter. She was a member of Bible Way Church of God.
   Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Bible Way Church of God with the Rev. Carroll Griffin officiating. Burial will be in the Ila Cemetery.
   Survivors include one daughter, Bobbie Jean Cowart, Hull; four sons, Wayne Baxter, James Baxter, Billy Baxter and Mike Baxter, all of Hull; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and nieces and nephews.
   Pallbearers will be her nephews.
   The family will receive friends at the residence, 11374 Nowhere Road, Hull, today and tomorrow.
   Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.

Ouida Beasley
Elberton
   Ouida Overstreet Beasley, 79, of 624 Heard St., died Nov. 24, 1998.
   A native of Baxley, Mrs. Beasley was a daughter of the late Mark and Ethel Meadows Overstreet. She was the widow of the late James D. Beasley and was preceded in death by two sons, Jerry Beasley and Mickey Joe Beasley. A homemaker, she was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.
   Graveside services will be 3 p.m. today in Elmhurst Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Rowe officiating.
   Survivors include four daughters, Wanda Harrison, Oglethorpe County, Linda Beasley, Elberton, Faye Carey, Royston, and Sadie Bowen, St. Petersburg, Fla.; three sons, Jimmy Beasley and Danny Beasley, both of Elberton, and Hank Beasley, Anderson, S.C.; one sister, Hazel Cook, Asheville, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
   Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
   Hicks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Brian C. Eastmead
Athens 
   Brian C. Eastmead, 27, died Sunday, Nov, 22, 1998.
   A native of Savannah, Mr. Eastmead was the son of Atys L. Eastmead Jr. and Brenda B. Eastmead, Savannah. He was a student at the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, and a graduate of Savannah Christian Preparatory School and Armstrong-Atlantic University with a degree in chemistry. He was a member and past president of Phi Delta Chi pharmacy fraternity and was employed by Drug Emporium. He was a member of Magnolia Baptist Church.
   Services will be 2 p.m. today at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Garden City. Burial will be in Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include one sister, Ronda M. Eastmead, Savannah; his paternal grandmother, Exie Eastmead, Port Wentworth; his maternal grandmother, Doshie Bragg, Savannah; two uncles and one aunt.

Latrelle Ezell
Winder
   Latrelle Ezell, 73, died Monday, Nov. 23, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Ezell was the daughter of the late C.P. and Essie Williams Sanders and widow of Mr. Luther Ezell. A homemaker, Mrs. Ezell was a member of the Winder First Baptist Church.
   Services will be 11 a.m. today at Carter Funeral Home with the Rev. John Talley officiating. Burial will be at Barrow Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include one daughter, Pam Casper, Winder; one son, Mac Ezell, Dallas, Ga.; one brother, Travis Sanders, Smyrna; and two grandsons.

Col. Richard N. Fickett III
Athens
   Retired Lt. Col. Richard N. Fickett III, 92, died Monday, Nov. 23, 1998.
   A native of Fulton County, Col. Fickett was a son of the late Richard N. Fickett Jr. and Annewill Hardin Fickett. He was a 1927 graduate of Georgia Tech, where he was a member of the track and cross country team and Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He was Cubmaster of Pack No. 19, a member of the Athens Rock and Mineral Club and West End Old Times Club, Atlanta, and president of the Athens Historical Society. He was a World War II veteran of Pearl Harbor.
   Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Forsyth City Cemetery with the Rev. David Bernthal officiating.
   Survivors include his wife, Amanda Schielke Fickett; one son and daughter-in-law, John and Janice Fickett, Savannah; and two grandchildren, Bradley Fickett, Auburn, Ala., and Marie Fickett, Savannah.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Georgia Sheriff Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 1000, Stockbridge, Ga. 30281.
   Arrangements are in charge of Bridges Funeral Home.

Shirley C. Harris
Commerce
   Shirley Colvard Harris, 62, of 79 Cotton St., died Monday, Nov. 23, 1998.
   Mrs. Colvard was the daughter of the late Reba Colvard Harris and John Harris. She was a homemaker.
   Services will be 11 a.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery.
   Survivors include one daughter, Carol Ritch, Locust Grove.
   The family will receive friends from 9-11 a.m. today at the funeral home.

Nadie P. Higginbotham
Bishop
   Nadie P. Higginbotham, 84, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998.
   A native of Greene County, Mrs. Higginbotham was a daughter of the late Mr. Loyd Pittard and Dicie Nelms and widow of Howard C. Higginbotham. She was a member of Central Baptist Church.
   Services will be 2 p.m. today at Bridges Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Giles officiating. Burial will be at Beth-Haven Cemetery.
   Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Angel, Bishop; two sons, Bobby Nixon, Macon, and David Higginbotham, Bishop; one sister, Pauline Foster, Athens; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
   Pallbearers will be Heath Dickens, Bruce Angel, David Stone, Andrew Stone, John Armstead and Clay Christian.

Clay E. Kemp
Athens
   The Rev. Clay E. Kemp, 71, died Monday, Nov. 23, 1998.
   A native of Athens, Mr. Kemp was a son of the late Winton C. Kemp and Ethel Emory Kemp. He was a retired Methodist minister and a U.S. Navy veteran.
   Services will be 11 a.m. today at Gordon Chapel United Methodist Church with the Revs. Rob ert Passmore and Carolyn Morris officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Violet J. Kemp; two sons, Stephen W. Tidwell, Waynesboro, and Alan Kemp, Washington; one daughter, Sandra Edmunds, Washington; 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
   Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Vallie W. Lovern
High Shoals
   Vallie W. Lovern, 90, died Monday, Nov. 23, 1998.
   A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Lovern was a daughter of the late Phillip Barton and Lizzie Bradshaw Barton. She was the widow of Dave Willoughby and William Lovern. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Sallie Kidd; two sons, Roy Willoughby and Phillip Willoughby; and one grandchild, Vickie Patton. She was retired from the Wellington Corp. and was a member of Johnson United Methodist Church.
   Services will be 2 p.m. today at Arthur Bowick's Oconee Chapel with the Revs. Andrew Huff and Walter Pledger officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include one daughter, Ruth W. Patton, Statham; two sons, Barney Willoughby and Harry Willoughby, both of Watkinsville; 21 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Hershel O. Martin
Canon
   Hershel O. Martin, 74, of 4215 Starr's Bridge Road, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998.
   A native of Anniston, Ala., Mr. Martin was a son of the late Lonnie G. Martin and Velma Starr Martin. He was an accountant with Cudahy Meat Packing Co., Atlanta, and worked at Home Depot, Morrow. He was a member of Gaines Chapel United Methodist Church, Canon.
   Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Gaines Chapel United Methodist Church with the Revs. Merritt Waters and Furman Lewis officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include four sisters, Mary Graham, Polly Casey, both of Canon, Sara Ayers, Royston, and Jeanette Lewis, Clarkesville; four brothers, Melvin J. Martin, Mount Pleasant, S.C., John E. Martin and Ernest R. Martin, both of Jackson, S.C., and Charles J. Martin, Royston; and nieces and nephews.
   Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Gaines Chapel Methodist Church Adult Sunday School class.
   The family is at the residence of Sara and Delmar Ayres, 110 Phillips St., Royston, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home.
   Memorials may be made to the Gaines Chapel United Methodist Church Building Fund, 464 Dawkins Road, Royston, Ga. 30662.

Roy Puckett
Danielsville
   Roy Puckett, 62, died Monday, Nov. 23, 1998.
   Mr. Puckett was a son of W.R. Puckett, Bogart, and the late Lizzie Mae Puckett. He was a retired truck driver for American Van Lines and was a U.S. Army veteran.
   Services will be 1 p.m. today at Archer Grove Holiness Church with the Revs. C.J. Phillips and Eugene Walls officiating. Burial will be in Providence Church Cemetery, Statham.
   Survivors, in addition to his father, include two daughters, Linda Bradberry and Janice Bullock, both of Hull; three sons, Mike Puckett, Bogart, Clifton Puckett, Statham, and Kenny Puckett, Athens; two brothers, Jimmy Puckett and Allen Puckett, both of Statham; five sisters, Sue Bradshaw, Bogart, Inez Kennedy, Winder, Jeanette Kennedy, Ila, Shirley Dalton, Athens, and Betty Ann Jones, Crawford; and 10 grandchildren.
   Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Harvey Streetman
Winterville
   Harvey Ray Streetman, 85, of 1250 Spring Valley Road, Lot 7, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, Mr. Streetman was the son of the late Jacob Bartow and Desearene Blackmon Streetman. He worked for Logan Paving Co. and was a member of Christian Life Worship Center.
   Services will be 3 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, with the Rev. John Ingham officiating. Burial will be in Ross Chapel Cemetery.
   Survivors include four daughters, Joann Hicks, Grace Goldman, Sue Croy and Lillian Weathers, all of Winterville; 15 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
   Pallbearers will be Michael Jordan, Gerald Jordan, Jerome Espinosa, Jody Presley, Ray Streetman, Jacob Williams and Clay Williams.

Kenneth E. Thomas
Winder
   Kenneth Eugene Thomas, 68, died Monday Nov. 23, 1998.
   Mr. Thomas was the son of the late Willie Thomas and Laura Irene Winn Thomas. He was a retired mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member and deacon of Carl Baptist Church.
   Services will be 2:30 p.m. today at Carl Baptist Church, Carl, with the Revs. Mike Sullivan and Larry Milsap officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial gardens.
   Survivors include his wife, Vivian Shannon Thomas; two daughters, Kim Parks and Michelle Thomas, both of Winder; and one grandson.
   Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bobby M. Blassingame 
Bronx, N.Y.
   Bobby Mitchell Blassingame, 44, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mr. Blassingame was a son of the late Melvin and Connie Blassingame.
   Graveside services will be at 9:30 a.m. today at Rosewood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y., with the Rev. David Blassingame officiating.
   Survivors include his wife, Jonella Blassingame; a daughter, Keyona Blassingame, the Bronx; a son, Khalil Blassingame, the Bronx; sisters Patricia Moon, Sharon Blassingame, Regina Blassingame, Paulette Roebuck and Tracey McCord, all of Hartwell; brothers Edward Blassingame Jamaica, N.Y., Anthony Blassingame, Maine, N.Y., David Blassingame, Marietta, and James Blassingame, Martin.
   Suneraria Juan John Funeral Home, Brooklyn, N.Y., is in charge of arrangements.

Arynthia R'Va Bradford
Union Point
   Arynthia R'va Bradford, infant daughter of Roger L. and Aletha C. Bradford, of 1650 Jacksonville Road died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998.
   Graveside services will be 1 p.m. today in Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Jeffery Marion officiating.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a sister, Amanda, Union Point; a brother, Arthel, Union Point; maternal grandmother Marie Criddell, Union Point; paternal grandmother, Frederick Bradford, Athens; and great-grandmother, Virginia Chester, Union Point.
   The family is at the residence.
   Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, is in charge of arrangements.

Flonnie Tumlin Braselton
Athens
   Flonnie Tumlin Braselton, 91, formerly of Buford, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998.
   A native of Hall County, Mrs. Braselton was the widow of Lester Braselton. She was a member of Young Harris Memorial United Methodist Church.
   Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Flanigan Funeral Home, Buford. Burial will be in Redwine United Methodist Church Cemetery in Gainesville.
   Survivors include a son, Bobby Braselton, Florida; a sister, Marilyn T. Sims, Buford; and two grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at the Flanigan Funeral Home.

Sam Chanseri
Cornelia
   Sam Chanseri, 52, of Hoyt Street died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998.
   A native of Laos, Mr. Chanseri was a son of Kham and Vatkham Chanseri, Atlanta. He was an employee of Mount Vernon Mills and was a member and former president of the Lao Family Association.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Whitefield Funeral Home Chapel in Cornelia.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Amnouay Chanseri of Cornelia; a daughter, Phitsamay Chanseri, Mount Airy; four sons, Ai Chanseri and Khamsay Chanseri, both of Atlanta, Kaykeo Chanseri and Khammay Chanseri, both of Cornelia; two sisters, Nany and Thi, both of Atlanta; a brother, Gethong Chanseri, Nashville, Tenn.; and three grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the Whitfield Funeral Home. 
   In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to The Lao Family Association, P.O. Box 1184, Cornelia GA 30531.

Carrie Blackwell Clark
Hartwell
   Carrie Blackwell Clark, 70, of 60 Cumberland Road died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998.
   A native of Hart County, she was the daughter of Eula and Hattie Blackwell and the widow of Joe Worley Clark. She was a member of Zion Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Hartwell, and a church officer in Missionary Americas. She was preceded in death by two children, Tyrone Clark and James Clark.
   Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Zion C.M.E. Church, Hartwell, with the Rev. Diane Askew officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include two sisters, Mattie Jordan and Ruth Isom, both of Hartwell; four daughters, Mary Teasley, Hartwell, Catherine Siler, Marietta, Betty Teasley, Bowman and Vickie Crawford, Harwell; two sons, Benny Clark, Hartwell and William L. Clark, Milledgeville; 27 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the home.

Billy Freeman
Hartwell
   Billy Carl Freeman, 63, of 61 Holly Drive, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998.
   A native of Stephens County, Mr. Freeman was a son of the late Carl Freeman and Faith Hunter Freeman. A member of Mount Olivet Church of God, he was retired from Adams Motor Express as a truck driver.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Strickland Funeral Home, Hartwell, with the Rev. Wayne Durden officiating. Burial will be in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
   He is survived by his wife, Shirley Tallent Freeman; a son, tony A. Freeman of Hartwell; four daughters, Teresa Penland, Susan Ayers, Gwen Skelton and Pam Freeman, all of Hartwell; four bothers, Henry Freeman, Harold Freeman, Dan Freeman and Terry Freeman, all of Hartwell; two sisters, Mae Beebe of Lavonia and Lena McCollum of Iva., S.C.; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
   The family is at the home of a daughter and son-in-law, Bob and Gwen Skelton, 55 Kay Drive, Hartwell.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Mary's Hospice, P.O. Box 6588, Athens GA 30604.

Jimmy "Cricket" Freeman
Athens
   Jimmy "Cricket" Freeman, 35, of 205 Catalpa Drive died Friday, Nov. 20, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, Mr. Freeman was a son of the late Pauline Freeman and Johnny Franklin.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at East Friendship Baptist Church. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
   He is survived by his wife, Teresa Culler, Atlanta; a son, Joshua T. Freeman, Atlanta; three step-children, Jessica Culler, Ryan Culler and Christopher Jordan, all of Atlanta; step-mother, Katie Franklin, Athens; 10 sisters, Vera Williams, Zelma Hall, Gloria Clarke, Diane Franklin, Brenda Lee, Janie Wise and Margie Franklin, all of Athens; Marie Mitchell and Katheryn Williams, both of Jonesboro; and Louise Wright of Washington; four brothers, Tommy C. Freeman, Macon, and Stacey Freeman, Jerrery Franklin and Antione Franklin, all of Athens.
   Hurley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William A. Glenn
Athens
   William A. Glenn, 89, of 387 Ashton Drive, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, Mr. Glenn was a son of the late Walter Langlin and Mary Rebecca Nickles. He was retired from Northwest Mutual Insurance Co. and a veteran of World War II. A member of Underwriters Association of Athens, Elks Club and Lions Club, he attended Madison A&M and was a member of First Christian Church.
   Services will be 2 p.m. today at Bridges Funeral Home with the Revs. Ray Austin and W. Russel Edwards officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
   Mr. Glenn is survived by his wife, Hazel Martin Glenn of Athens; a daughter, Connie Glenn Ingram, Edison; a sister, Mrs. Glenn Dillard, Athens; one grandson, John Glenn Ingram, Fort Gaines; one granddaughter and her husband, Page Ingram Shiver and Greg Shiver, Pelham; and nieces and nephews.
   Pallbearers will be Larry Glenn, Bobby Glenn, Earnest Martin, Ben Martin, Glenn Dillard Jr. and Mark Montfort.
   The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. today at the funeral home prior to the services, and later at their residence, 387 Ashton Drive.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Christian Church of Athens, 268 W. Doughtery St., Athens GA 30603.

Carolyn Ann Jenkins
Buckhead
   Carolyn Ann Jenkins, 58, of 1010 Blue Springs Court died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998.
   A native of DeKalb County, Mrs. Jenkins was the daughter of Mary A. and the late Jesses C. Thomas. She was a secretary in the trucking industry.
   Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Melwood Cemetery with the Rev. Derrick Jenkins officiating.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Delmos C. Jenkins; two brothers, Richard D. Thomas and Gary A. Thomas, both of Monroe; sister, Beverley A. Thompson, Buckhead; and nieces and nephews.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Simmons Funeral Home, Madison.

Mattie D. McLeroy
Bogart
   Mattie D. McLeroy, 94, died Monday, Nov. 23, 1998.
   A native of Walton County, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin Clark and Lonah Cook Dickinson and was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Homer McLeroy. A 1924 graduate of the state Normal School and a 1961 graduate of the University of Georgia, Mrs. McLeroy was also a member of the Sunset Garden Club.She taught school in Oconee County for 10 years and was a member of First Baptist Church in Bogart for 69 years.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church in Bogart with the Revs. Randy Strickland and Bill Hayes officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include three daughters, Mary Farrar, Athens, Martha Phillips, Spartanburg, S.C., and Jean Dickens, Watkinsville; two sons, James McLeroy, Gainesville, and Ben McLeroy, Bogart; a sister, Louise Dickinson, Dahlonega; 16 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
   Pallbearers will be grandsons Ben May, Al Farrar, Brent Boltwood, Jimmy McLeroy, Matt Dickens and John McLeroy. Honorary pallbearers will be Scott Baylard, Julius Bishop, Emmett Bishop, George Boltwood, Hal Brown, David Camp, David Croop, John Dickinson, Mandy Ferrer, Bobby Gibson, George Gibson, Bill Herren, Ed Malcom, Jim McCutcheon, William Miller, Tim Saxon, Robert Summerour, Bill Summerour, and Ray Tater.
   Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, Bogart.
   Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Reba L. Myers
Elberton
   Reba Lewis Myers, 81, of 1050 Old Petersburg Road No. 103 died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998.
   A native of Hart County, she was a daughter of the late Groover C. Lewis and Mattie Neese Lewis and was the widow of D. Nardin Adams. She was retired from Hart County Hospital, where she was a ward secretary for 15 years, and was a member of the Cedar Creek Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Cedar Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Randy Smith, Norman Lindsey and Furman Lewis officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   She is survived by three sons, James N. Adams, Martinez, Don L. Adams, Atlanta, and Robert S. Adams, Monroe, N.C.; a brother, John Neese Lewis, Hartwell; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
   The body is at the Strickland Funeral Home, Hartwell, where the family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today. The family is at their respective homes.

Ellen M. Richards
Crawfordville
   Ellen Montgomery Richards, 50, of 419 Sharon Road died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998.
   A native of Milledgeville, Mrs. Richards was a daughter of the late James R. Montgomery and Virginia Elizabeth Davis and was the widow Harold Thomas Richards. A teacher at the Taliaferro County Career Opportunity Center, she had been chairperson of the Taliaferro County Tourism Board and the annual Labor Day Fair. A Bachelor of Arts graduate of the University of Georgia, she had taught at Briarwood Academy in Warrenton, at Athens Technical Institute and Crawfordville Baptist School.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Crawfordville Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Crawfordville Cemetery.
   Survivors include a son, Marc Richards, Crawford; a daughter, Beth Richards Easley, Crawfordville; a brother, Robert Owen Montgomery, Warrenton; and a grandson.
   Pallbearers will be Larry Nunn, DeWayne Woods, Bobby Lord, Don Avara, Charles Shivers and Allen Burton.

Grady H. Smith
Royston
   Grady H. Smith, 64, of 2761 Athens Road died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mr. Smith was the son of Pauline Stone Smith, Royston, and the late Mallie N. Smith. He was retired from Boaz Yarns in Royston and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and the Royston Masonic Lodge No. 52.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Deittle officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors in addition to his mother include two brothers William M. Smith of Washington and Charles N. Smith of Comer; several nieces and nephews.
   The body is at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, where the family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today.
   Flowers are optional, and memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Buford Bond, 1420 Athens Road, Royston GA 30662.

Naomie Smith
Carlton
   Naomie Mae Smith, 91, of 884 S. Railroad Ave. died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998.
   A native of Elbert County, Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late William J. and Ida C. Hopper Scoggins and was the widow of Lonnie Smith. She worked for Comer Manufacturing and attended Carlton Baptist Church.
   Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lord and Stephens Funeral Homes, Madison chapel, with the Rev. Doug Ivey officiating. Burial will be in The Glades cemetery.
   Survivors include a son, Larry Smith, Danielsville; a daughter, Aldine McAvoy, Washington; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
   The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

C.S. Stevens
Athens
   The Rev. C.S. Stevens, 67, of 547 N. Peter St. died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1998.
   A native of Oglethorpe County, he was the son of the late Louisiana Armstrong and a member of New Bethlehem Baptist Church. Rev. Stevens was a Baptist pastor and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Bethlehem Baptist Church, Lexington. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   He is survived by his wife, Ossie Mae Stevens; two daughters, Sandra Stevens and Geneva Hood, both of Athens; two sons, Stacy Stevens, Athens, and Thomas Lattimore, Birmingham, Ala.; three sisters, Emma Harris, Lillie Armstrong and Pauline Strickland, all of Crawford; a god-sister, Janie C. Bolton, Athens; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a host of nieces and nephews.
   The remains will be placed in the Thank Baptist Church of Lexington from noon to 4 p.m. today.

Sadie A. Wilkes
Jefferson
   Sadie A. Wilkes, 87, of 367 Cobb St. died Thursday, Nov. 26, 1998.
   She was a daughter of the late Mack Anthony and Mae Jackson Anthony and was the widow of Jerome Wilkes. She was preceded in death by a son, M.C. Wilkes.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethany United Methodist Church with the Revs. Jessie Mealor and Hulan Hill officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   She is survived by a son, Jerry Wilkes, Jefferson; a daughter, Linda Brock, Jefferson; a brother, J.W. Anthony, Commerce; a sister, Faye Anthony, Commerce; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive visitors 7-9 p.m. today at the Ivie Funeral Home in Commerce.


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