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Fannie L. Bell
Elberton
Fannie Lou Bell, of 641 Pulliam St., died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Bell was a daughter of the late Bailey Hill and Betty Watkins Hill. She was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Union Grove Baptist Church, with the Revs. James Clinkscales, Cotrell Harper and Carey Hamm officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the New Dove's Creek Church cemetery.
Survivors include 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Harper, Clark Sims, Harold Sims, Rudell Perlotte, Lonnie Blackwell and Richard Cade. Honorary pallbearers will be Norman Downer Sr., Charles Perlotte, Dr. Charles Hamm, Harry McLendon, Robert Burton and Roy Hall.
Flower bearers will be Diane Sims, Jerolene Harper, Evelyn Sims, Patricia Hamm Allen, Melanie Davis, Doris Phillips, Geneva Sims and Celesta F. Boykin. Honorary flower bearers will be Genora Biggs, Sarah Sims, Sarah Bell, Minnie M. White, Adele Ashmore, Margie Rucker, Clyde Harper and Betty Riden.
C.W. Phelps Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ella C. Franklin
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Ella Chapman Franklin, 84, of 272 Northwest 29th Terrace, formerly of Crawfordville, died Monday, Feb. 15, 1999.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Friendship Baptist Church, Crawfordville, with the Rev. Lamar Davenport officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Lillie B. Chapman and Eula Reeves, both of Fort Lauderdale; four sons, Willie Chapman, Atlanta, and John H. Chapman, Eddie F. Chapman and Albert Franklin, all of Fort Lauderdale; nieces and nephews.
Hughes and Turner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Celestia H. Gaines
Royston
Celestia Harris Gaines, 86, of 640 Pine Valley Drive, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mrs. Gaines was a daughter of the late George H. and Ellen Fleming Harris and widow of Lucius Jones Gaines. She was the retired owner and operator of Gaines Hardware and a member of Royston Baptist Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher and member of the W.M.U. She was a former member of the Franklinia Garden Club.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Royston Baptist Church, with Dr. Danny Barton and the Rev. Albert Huyck officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Jennie Gaines Caldwell, Greenville, S.C.; a son, Jerry L. Gaines, Royston; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Neal Gaines, Harris Gaines, Rush Baker Caldwell, Bert Hill, James L. Foster and James Van Hook.
The family is at the residence of Jerry and Zadie Gaines, 282 Deerfield Lane, and will receive friends from 3:30-4:30 and 7-9 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Royston Baptist Church, 767 Church St., Royston, GA 30662.

Cleta Adams Gilmore
Eustis, Fla.
Cleta Adams Gilmore, 92, of Lemon Avenue, formerly of Elberton, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Cora Alexander Adams. She was a member of Eustis First Methodist Church.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Greenwood Cemetery, Eustis, with the Rev. William Boyer officiating.
Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Marcis, Mount Dona, Fla.; a son, Fred Gilmore, Mount Dora, Fla.; two sisters, Bessie Hall, Dewy Rose, and Jan Mears, Clearwater, Fla.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a niece.
The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Hamlin and Hilbish Funeral Directors, Eustis. Announcement courtesy of Berry Funeral Home, Elberton.

Janet E. Kroeger
Greensboro
Janet E. Kroeger, 57, of 1071 Cloudland Court, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999.
A native of Latrobe, Pa., Mrs. Kroeger was a daughter of Joseph R. Metz, Smithfield, Pa., and the late Mary Virginia Metz. She received a bachelor's degree from West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va., and a master's degree from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Fla. She was a retired guidance director and counselor at Sunrise Middle School, Broward County, Fla., where she served for 31 years. She was of the Catholic faith.
A memorial Mass will be at 3 p.m. today at Christ Our King and Savior Catholic Church, with the Rev. Serge Ward officiating.
Survivors, in addition to her father, include her husband, Gary H. Kroeger; two daughters, Tracie Felz, Tucson, Ariz., and Chris Jefferson, Augusta; a son, Michael T. Garris, Conyers; a sister, Jeri Blaney, Uniontown, Pa.; a brother, Ronald Metz, Smithfield, Pa.; and two grandchildren.
The family will be at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alliance for Lung Cancer Advocacy, Support and Education, 1601 Lincoln Ave., Vancouver, WA 98660.
McCommons Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

John H. Lattimore
Stone Mountain
John Henry Lattimore, 84, formerly of Oglethorpe County, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mr. Lattimore was a son of the late Jim and Susan Dalton Lattimore. He moved to New York in 1960, before returning to Georgia in June. He was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Stephens.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Mount Zion Baptist Church, with the Rev. Calvin Turner officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Molly Latimore; three daughters, Molly Ruth Powell, New York City; Emma Thornton, White Plains, and Linda Lattimore, Lithonia; two sons, Benny Rogers, Stone Mountain, and Johnny McArthur, New York City; six sisters, Minnie Mae Hamilton and Juanita Richardson, both of Bogart, Eva Dalton and Florence Daniel, both of Athens, Elsie Mae Hull, Winterville, and Sarah Freeman, Stephens; three brothers, David Burgess and Bobby Lattimore, both of Athens, and Joe Lattimore, Crawford; 16 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, has charge of the arrangements.

Blanch M. Minish
Watkinsville
Blanche M. Minish, 71, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Minish was a daughter of the late Earl and Cora Carson Miller, and was the widow of Odell Minish Sr. She was retired from Superior Pants Inc. and was formerly employed by the Perry Manufacturing Co. She was a member of Elder Road Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a son, Gene Minish.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Arthur Bowick's Oconee Chapel, with the Rev. Carlton Shelton officiating. Burial will be in Willoughby Cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Debbie Patrick, Savannah, and Jackie Freeman and Janice Andrews, both of Watkinsville; four sons, Randy Minish, Lexington, and Odell Minish Jr., Stanley Minish and Kent Wilson, all of Watkinsville; two brothers, Estin Miller and Johnny Miller, both of Athens; a special family friend, Tillman Whitehead; 17 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence of Kent Wilson, 1050 Briarwood Trail, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Sylvester Mouchet
Lula, Miss
Theodore Sylvester Mouchet, 83, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Mouchet was a son the late Charlie J. and Callie Adams Mouchet. He was a retired plant manager with the Norman W. Paschall Textile Co., serving in Peachtree City and later Lula, Miss. He was a member of Bowersville Lodge 595 Free and Accepted Masons. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Melinda M. Brannon.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Hamby Funeral Home, Lavonia, with the Rev. Ben Coleman officiating. Burial will be in the Providence United Methodist Church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Sara Pruitt Mouchet; a daughter, Sylvia G. Mouchet, Lavonia; two sons, Michael P. Mouchet and Paul W. Mouchet, both of Bowersville; a brother, John Gary Mouchet, Bowersville; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residents of Sylvia G. Mouchet, Gilmer Street, Lavonia.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Providence United Methodist Church or the charity of one's choice.

George C. Peterson
Athens
George Coombs Peterson, 64, died Monday, Feb. 8, 1999.
Mr. Peterson was a son of the late Chester and Josephine Peterson.
He was a retired vice president of the corporate offices of Prudential.
Private memorial services were Saturday, Feb. 13, in Massachusetts and Sunday, Feb. 14, at the residence of the family.
Survivors include his wife, Vera Peterson; two daughters, Lynette Biggs, Hudson, Mass. and Elizabeth Peterson, Baltimore; two sons, George Peterson Jr., Athens, and Eric Peterson, Mendon, Mass.; two stepdaughters, Gloria Hammond and Veronica Carithers, both of Athens; a stepson, Rolando Umpierre, Anchorage, Alaska; a sister, Mrs. Norman Benson, Danvers, Mass.; and six grandchildren.

James Pierce
Winder
James Pierce, 78, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999.
A native of Barrow County, Mr. Pierce was a son of the late Chalmers David and Leecy Kathleen Chapman Pierce, and was married to the late Laree Pierce. He was retired from the General Motors Corp., was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Carter Hill Christian Church.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Carter Hill Christian Church. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include a daughter, Vicki Rutledge, Winder; a son, Steve Pierce, Winder; a sister, Kathleen Samples, Lawrenceville; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Laree Pierce
Winder
Laree Pierce, 73, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999.
Mrs. Pierce was a daughter of the late Willis and Jewell Mahaley Pressley, and was married to the late James Pierce. She was a member of Carter Hill Christian Church and was a clerk at Wal-Mart.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Carter Hill Christian Church. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include a daughter, Vicki Rutledge, Winder; a son, Steve Pierce, Winder; a sister, Dot Thomas, Winder; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Samantha S. Segars
Lavonia
Samantha Sunshine Segars, infant daughter of Stanley and Leann Fleeman Segars, of 794 Idle Acres Lane, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hamby Funeral Home, with Dr. Larry Finger officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens North.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a half sister, Megan; paternal grandparents, Dan Segars, Lavonia, and Eugenia Smith Segars, Lavonia; and maternal grandparents, Otis and Martha Fleeman, Hartwell.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Quinelle McRae Sikes
Vidalia
Quinelle McRae Sikes, 84, of 1102 Center Drive, formerly of Athens, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1999.
A native of Montgomery County, Mrs. Sikes was a graduate of Brewton Parker College and the University of Georgia, with a master's degree in clothing design, and was a retired home economics teacher at UGA. She was a member and elder of the Vidalia Presbyterian Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Vidalia Presbyterian Church with the Revs. Jay Warthen and Bert Swearingin officiating. Burial will be in Mount Vernon City Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Dennis Sikes.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Brewton Parker College, in care of the Development Department, U.S. Highway 280, Mount Vernon, GA 30445.

Nettie Lee Strickland
Danielsville
Mrs. Nettie Lee Croom Strickland, 96, of 126 Shiloh Fort Lamar Road, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999.
Born in Bibb County, Mrs. Strickland was the daughter of the late James Thomas and Nettie Gilbert Croom. She was a member of Gordon Street Baptist Church in Atlanta, where she kept the nursery for many years. She was a member of the Jones Chapel United Methodist Church in Danielsville. She was the widow of James Wade Strickland.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today in Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, with the Rev. Wendell Baggett officiating.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Helen Alice and W. Doyle Beatenbough, Danielsville; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles William and Dorothy Jackson Strickland, East Point; a sister, Ruby Jewel Perkins, St. Petersburg, Fla.; four grandchildren, Susan Poletti, Woodside, Calif., Jennifer Leigh, Burlingame, Calif., Cynthia Webnar, Fernandina Beach, Fla., and Victor Boynton, Franklin, Tenn.; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Jones Chapel United Methodist Church Family Life Center, c/o Joe May, P.O. Box 1052, Danielsville, GA 30633.
Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, is in charge of arrangements.

Horace L. Warbington
Commerce
Horace Leon Warbington, 73, of 358 Clark Road, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999.
A native of Doraville, Mr. Warbington was the son of the late Francis Earl and Perlie Mae Haney Warbington. He was a retired executive administrative social service director for the Keystone Home for Boys in Stone Mountain and the Gould Home for Boys in Savannah. Mr. Warbington was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a member of the Lower Mill Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Statesboro. He was married twice: first to Lois Disharoon Warbington, who preceded him in death, and later to Dot Disharoon Warbington, who survives.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, with Elder Daniel Strickland officiating. Entombment will be in the Eternal Hill Memory Gardens, Snellville, at 2:30 p.m.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, include a daughter, Yvonne W. Kemp, Pembroke; three sons, Wayne L. Warbington, Snellville, Dale S. Warbington, Savannah, and Danny H. Warbington, Stone Mountain; a stepdaughter, Dianna Stout, Lawrenceville; two stepsons, Frank H. Disharoon, Ila, and David B. Disharoon, Lithonia; two brothers, J.W. Warbington, Chamblee, and Calvin Warbington, Lilburn; three sisters, Mary Frances Byers, Norcross, and Clara Mae Rice and Ann Britt Herring, both of Monroe; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Hope Marie Brown
Bogart
Infant Hope Marie Brown, of 1034 Overlook Drive, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, is in charge of arrangements.

Frederick J. Brown
Winder
Frederick John Brown, 66, of 902 Century Oaks Drive, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999.
Wise-Connolly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Frank M. Giles
Athens
Frank M. Giles, of 140 Plaza St., died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999.
Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Walter Keyser
Toccoa
The Rev. Walter Keyser, of Route 2, Box 2173, husband of Gladys Glanz Keyser, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999.
Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Donna S. Brookshire
Jefferson
Donna Standridge Brookshire, 41, of 118 Sycamore St., died Saturday, Feb. 20, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Brookshire was a daughter of Claudie Standridge of Jefferson and Betty Jo Standridge and James H. Matthew of Jefferson and preceded in death by her grandfather, Hootie Howington. She was a clerk and attended Free Chapel Worship Center.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Evans Funeral Home with the Revs. Dennis Kesler and Jimmy Owensby officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Park.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her husband, Ray Brookshire; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Jonathan J. Gray, Jefferson, and Joseph R. and Klanci Clark Hardy, Hoschton; grandmother, Sara A. Howington, Jefferson; and a granddaughter, Savanna Suzanne Hardy.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Jarrard, Jeffrey Looney, David Roach, Denis Kesler, Greg Howington, and Randall Vaughn.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Frederick John Brown
Winder
Frederick John Brown, 66, of 902 Century Oaks Drive, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999.
A native of Dilles Bottom, Ohio, Mr. Brown was a son of the late Dean and Elsie Wilson Brown. He was a member of La Grange Masonic Lodge, La Grange, Ohio, and a veteran of the Korean War, where he received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Wise-Connolly Funeral Home with the Rev. Brock Burnette officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Ellen Blackburn Brown; three sons, Michael J. Brown, Alexandria, Va., and Kevin Brown and Guy W. Brown, both of Monroe; two sisters, Eleanor Carroll, New Philadelphia, Ohio, and Evelyn Dowdle, St. Clairsville, Ohio; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Michael Brown, Kevin Brown, Guy Brown, William Creed, and Robb Brown.
The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Hope Marie Brown
Bogart
Hope Marie Brown, infant daughter of Clark and Stacy Smith Brown, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1999.
Services will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with the Rev. Steve Salot officiating. Burial will be in Oconee Hills Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a sister, Hayley Brown, Bogart; a brother, C.J. Brown, Bogart; paternal grandmother, Barbara Brown, Tustin, Calif.; and maternal grandmother, Joan Smith, Balboa Island, Calif.
A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, with visitation to follow.

Frank McCord Giles
Athens
Frank McCord Giles, 66, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999.
A native of Nashville and Bethesda, Tenn., Mr. Giles was a son of the late Herbert and Era McCord Giles. He attended Battle Ground Academy 1946-1950, while there he distinguished himself as an outstanding athlete in football, basketball, and baseball, served as captain of the football team and received the honor as Most Valuable Player, both during his senior year, and on Feb. 6, 1999, he was inducted into the BGA Sports Hall of Fame. He attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn., from 1950-1952, and graduated from Middle Tennessee State College in 1954, where he continued his pursuit of excellence in sports. Upon graduation he served as an officer in the U.S. Army in Germany as a first lieutenant. He returned from Germany in 1956 to pursue a professional career in educational administration, teaching, and coaching. He coached high school football for 10 years at McEwen High School, McEwen, Tenn., 1957-1959, Georgia Military Academy of College Park 1959-1963, North Habersham High School, Clarkesville, 1963-1964, and Tallulah Falls School, Tallulah Falls, 1964-1968, where he was also the school principal.
In 1968 he moved to Athens where he attended the University of Georgia and received his Specialist in Education degree in 1970. He was principal of Oglethorpe County High School, Lexington 1970-1972, worked for Paulding County Board of Education, Dallas, as head of Instructional Services and Guidance and Counseling until his retirement in 1996. In 1997 he took a position as a counselor in the Graduate Department of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tenn. While there, he enjoyed reuniting with many of his former classmates and was very active in organizing alumni functions.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Bethesda Presbyterian Church of Bethesda Community, Bethesda, Tenn. Burial will be in Giles-Daniels Family Cemetery, Fanny Daniels Road, Bethesda Community, Tenn.
Survivors include two daughters, Susan Giles-Cruz, Watkinsville, and Sally Claire Giles, Athens; an adoptive daughter, Alison Harris, New York, N.Y.; a son, David Franklin Giles, Satolah; former wife, Jane Gilliland Giles, Cleveland, Tenn.; and a grandson, David Franklin Cruz, Watkinsville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Gardens, 3009 Columbia Ave., Franklin, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements in Tennessee. Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of local arrangements.

Lucian M. Hamby
Athens
The Rev. Lucian McDonald Hamby, 67, of 370 Hull Road, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. Hamby was a son of the late M.H. and Monia Malcom Hamby and widower of Eula Whitehead Hamby. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Church of God, Gainesville, where he served as minister for a number of years.
Services were at 11 a.m. Saturday at Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fair Play, with the Rev. Dwayne French officiating.
Survivors include five daughters, Caroll Sanders, Athens, Donna Haley, Hull, Brenda Arce, Folkston, Dorothy Martinez, Tignall, and Jo Anne Campos, Grovetown; four sons, Ricky Hamby, Colbert, Don Hamby, Ila, Bobby Hamby, Athens, and James Hamby, Hull; a sister, Mattie Lou Strickland, Statham; 30 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Bridges Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Thelma Hill Harris
Oakland, Calif.
Thelma Hill Harris, 85, formerly of Athens, died Monday, Feb. 15, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Harris was a daughter of the late Louvenia Hill.
Services will be 3:30 p.m. Monday at Hurley Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Winfred M. Hope officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Survivors include two sisters, Marie Holt, Athens, and Nancy Honesty, East Elmhurst, N.Y.; a brother, Milton Hill, Athens; and several nieces and nephews.

Martha Harrison Jones
Carrollton
Martha Harrison Jones, 83, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 1999.
A native of Washington County, Mrs. Jones was a daughter of the late Lee and Belle Roberts and preceded in death by a son, Joe Walker Harrison. She attended Sandersville schools and received her Bachelors Degree in Home Economics from the University of Georgia in 1942 and her Masters Degree from Cornell University. Her career with the Georgia Agricultural Extension Service spanned three decades and included positions as County Home Demonstration Agent, Associate State 4-H leader and District Agent. During her 14 years as Associate State 4-H leader she was instrumental in the construction and development of the summer camping programs for the Rock Eagle 4-H Club Center near Eatonton. She received numerous awards for distinguished and meritorious service, including the 4-H Outstanding Service Award in 1949, the coveted U.S. Department of Agriculture Superior Service Award and the Georgia Home Economics Association Outstanding Achievement Award in 1957. She was recognized by the Athens Business and Professional Women's Club as Woman of the Year in 1965, and by the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce as Agri-Leader of the year in 1970. In honor of her outstanding service to the 4-H Club Program, an annual 4-H scholarship was established in her name in 1972. She was also elected to Gamma Sigma Delta and Epsilon Sigma Phi honor societies. She was a vital part of Pilot International, the Georgia District, and the Pilot Clubs of Carrollton and Athens. She held numerous offices, including president of the Athens Club and the Carrollton. She was elected lieutenant governor of the Georgia District in 1973, and to the office of Georgia District Governor in 1974. Under her leadership, additional clubs were formed in Georgia and Montana. Among her many Pilot service projects was the Lifeline Emergency Assistance program for the elderly. She was a leader in organizing the first Association of Retarded Citizens in Carroll County and served as president, as well as other positions. She was instrumental in securing the necessary land and the funds for construction of the new ARC Training Center. She also served as Sunday school director, teacher, and chairperson of the fund-raising campaign for the construction of the new sanctuary for Mars Hill Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Mars Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. Terry Wofford, Hugh L. Dukes, and Bill Clinton officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m.
Survivors include her husband, J. Albert Jones; five sisters, Louise Spence, LaGrange, Helen Brannen and Lenora Dyar, both of Athens, Mary Nell Green, Atlanta, and Hannah Bradley, Greensboro; and three sisters-in-law, Ann Jones and Iris Jones, Carrollton, and Lucille Roberts, Macon.
Pallbearers will be Larry Bostwick, George Dyar Jr., Guy Eberhardt, Charles Gheesling, Randy Prichard, Buddy Reid, Ken Tarleton, and James Harris.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to any of the following: Mars Hill Baptist Church, 4585 East Highway 166, Carrollton, GA 30116; Georgia 4-H Foundation, c/o Founders Hall, Hoke Smith Annex, Athens, GA 30602; Hospice Care, 200 Lee St., Carrollton, GA 30117.
The family will receive friends 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at Almon Funeral Home, Carrollton.

Walter Keyser
Toccoa
The Rev. Walter Keyser, 68, of Route 2, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999.
A native of Cranford, N.J., Mr. Keyser was a son of the late Charles and Marie Barton Keyser. He grew up in the Cranford C&MA Church, attended Nyack College from 1951-1955, was an active member of Farmington Hills Alliance Church, Mich., for 30 years, retired from General Motors Corp., Detroit, Mich., after 20 years, and was ordained as a pastor with the C&MA. He pastored churches in Blossburg, Pa., and Lock Haven, Pa., was a member of Toccoa Optimist Club, and a volunteer at Liberty School.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Toccoa First Alliance Church with the Rev. R. Harold Mangham officiating. Private burial will be in Roselane Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Glanz Keyser; a daughter, Linda Smith, Sulphur, La.; three sons, Thomas Keyser, Highland, Mich., Timothy Keyser, Livonia, Mich., and Leonard Keyser, Toccoa; four sisters, Dorothy Smith, Phoenix, Ariz., Ruth Ness, Orange City, Fla., Miriam Schenck, Lake Placid, Fla., and Norma Richards, Westfield, N.J.; two brothers, the Rev. D.K. Keyser, Liberty, Pa., and the Rev. Willard Keyser, Miami, Fla.; and 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends 3-6 p.m. today at Whitlock Mortuary.

Terry Riley Lawson
Brunswick
Terry Riley Lawson, 60, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 1999.
A native of Athens, Mr. Lawson was a son of Ernestine Lawson of Athens and the late Coach Red Lawson. He was retired general manager of Atlanta Gas Co., executive director of United Way, and a member of Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, and Advisory Board of Brunswick Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Memorial services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at Altama Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Bert Cramer officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Martha H. Lawson; two daughters, Leigh Havle, Manassas, Va., and Hillary Valliere, Brunswick; two sons, Harbin Dixon Lawson, Minden, La., and Jerod Fields, Brunswick; a sister, Sandra Carr, Athens; a brother, Hugh Lawson, Athens; and three grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers will be United Way Agencies and Board of Directors, and employees of Atlanta Gas Co.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may by made to Memorial Gardens, Altama Presbyterian Church, or to a charity of one's choice.
The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at 516 Old Mission Road, Brunswick.
Brunswick Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Wade Hampton Lord
Toccoa
The Rev. Wade Hampton Lord, 75, of 5688 Fernside Drive, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999.
A native of Perry, Mr. Lord was a son of the late Wade Hampton Lord Sr. and Eula Ray Lord. He was a retired Baptist minister and member of Toccoa First Baptist Church and the Agoga Bible Class. He was a former pastor of Line Baptist Church, Banks County, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Lavonia, Habersham Mills Baptist Church, Habersham, Flat Shoals Baptist Church, Hartwell, Zebulon Baptist Church, Toccoa, and Mullins Ford Baptist Church, Martin.
Services will be 3 p.m. today from First Baptist Church with the Revs. Henry Fields and Billy Burrell officiating. Burial will be in Roselane Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Marett Lord; two daughters and a son-in-law, Elizabeth (Beth) Trawick, Gainesville, and Martha Meeks and Danny Meeks, Toccoa; a son, Albert M. Lord, Spartanburg, S.C.; eight grandchildren, Michael D. Lord, Chrissy L. Felton, Carrie L. Moore, Matthew J. Trawick, Timothy L. Trawick, Daniel W. Meeks, Deanna L. Meeks, and Holly E. Meeks; and a great-great-grandchild, Kailey Kimbrell.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Area ministers and members of the Agoga Bible Class will serve as honorary escort.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Chapel Fund, 601 Tugalo St., Toccoa, GA 30577.
The family is at the residence.
Whitlock Mortuary Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Anton Orlando Thompson
Fort Huachuca, Ariz.
Anton Orlando Thompson, 28, of Fort Huachuca, Ariz., died Friday, Feb. 12, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mr. Thompson was a son of Mr. Pete Grimes of Westminster, S.C., and Mrs. Annie J. Thompson of Toccoa. He was a graduate of Stephens County High School, Toccoa, a student at Northern Arizona University, a 10-year Army veteran, and a member of Trinity C.M.E. Church, Toccoa.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Trinity C.M.E. Church, Toccoa, with the Revs. Charles White and Willie Young officiating. Burial will be in Martin Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Mylin Thompson; a sister, Kin Grimes, Westminster, S.C.; a brother, Tyler Grimes, Westminster, S.C.; and grandmother, Mary A. Fruster, Martin.
The family is at the residence of his mother, Mrs. Annie Thompson, 62 Prather Park, Toccoa, and will receive friends 7-8 p.m. today at Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home.

Jimmy L. Anderson
Rayle
Jimmy Anderson, 75, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999.
Davenport McLendon Mortuary Inc. will announce arrangements.

Agnes Butler
Washington
Agnes Butler, of 915 Ashland Ave., died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999.
Davenport McLendon Mortuary Inc. will announce arrangements.

Wardell Carter
Athens
Wardell Carter, of 8830 Macon Highway, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999.
Mack and Payne Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Aretha Caprice Martin
Athens
Aretha Caprice Martin, of 663 Branch St., died Friday, Feb. 19, 1999.
Mack and Payne Funeral Home will announce arrangements.


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