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Vera Bell Anthony
Atlanta
Vera Bell Daley Anthony, 88, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
Mrs. Anthony was a daughter of the late James Mosley and Lona Ann Thomas Daley, and the widow of Calvin Lewis Anthony. She was a retired bookbinder for the Williams Printing Co., a member of the Brotherhood of Binders Local 96, and a member of Statham Baptist Church.
Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. today at Barrow Memorial Gardens with the Rev. James Wilson officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Helen Gibbs, Oxford, and Linda Wiley, Dunwoody; a brother, Floyd Washington Daley, Metter; two granddaughters; a grandson; three stepgrandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 1:30-3:30 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home, Winder.

Richard Henry Booth
Athens
Richard Henry Booth, 45, of 243 Dearing St., died Monday, March 8, 1999.
A native of Water Valley, Miss., Mr. Booth was a son of George Preston Booth, Eupora, Miss., and Virginia Parkman Booth, Clinton, Miss. He was a 1971 graduate of Clinton High School, and received a bachelor of arts degree in literature from the University of Southern Mississippi and a master of fine arts degree from the University of Georgia. He was well-known in the artistic community of Athens and was a sculptor and painter.
Graveside services were at 3 p.m. Friday in Clinton Cemetery, Clinton, Miss.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a brother, George Phillip Booth, Eupora, Miss.; a niece; a nephew; and aunts, uncles and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 2187 Northlake, Building 9, Suite 116, Tucker, GA 30084.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, was in charge of local arrangements.

Margaret Capomacchia
Bishop
Margaret Capomacchia, 88, of 2320 Elder Road, died Monday, March 8, 1999.
A native of Springfield, Ill., Mrs. Capomacchia was a daughter of the late Johann and Caterina Madeline Maroshan and widow of Anthony Regini Capomacchia. She was a self-employed real estate agent a member of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, with Dr. Glenn Doak officiating.
Survivors include a son, Tony Capomacchia, Bishop; a sister, Viola Brand, Hemet, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Nicola and Vincent Capomacchia, Stone Mountain.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Juanita Gurley
Lavonia
Juanita Allene Sanders Gurley, 59, of 166 Milton St., passed away early Friday morning, March 12, 1999, at her home.
A native of Hart County, she was a daughter of Luly Dean Sanders, Lavonia, and the late C.B. Sanders. She was employed for many years at Monroe in Hartwell and later at Hartwell Sports in Hartwell. She also was the former co-owner and operator of the Lavonia Cloth Shop, Lavonia. She was a member of the Lavonia First Baptist Church.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Katherine Denise, and a nephew, Gary Wilson.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hamby Funeral Home with the Revs. Richard Bielski and Robert Thomas, and Dr. Larry Finger, officiating. Burial will be in Lavonia City Cemetery, with the Rev. Willard R. Fitzpatrick officiating.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include a daughter, MaDonna Gurley, Lavonia; three daughters and sons-in-law, Martha and Troy Banks, Toccoa, Marilyn and David Hilley, Danielsville, and Melisa and Jimbo Henson, Martin; six grandchildren, Tiffany and Katie Banks, Toccoa, Nicole and Kayla Hilley, Danielsville, and Samantha and Stephanie Henson, Martin; three sisters, Wanda Mansfield, Ellen Chappelear and Susan Harris, all of Lavonia; a very special friend of 20 years, Jack Carruth, Hartwell, and his sons, Danny Carruth and Barry Carruth, both of Hartwell, and Martin Carruth, Virginia Beach, Va.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
The body is at the funeral home. The family is at the residence of her mother, Luly Sanders, 5858 Vickery St., and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lillian J. Holley
Cincinnati
Lillian J. Holley, 69, died Friday, March 5, 1999.
A native of Wilkes County, Mrs. Holley was a daughter of the late Rance and Georgia R. Jackson and widow of Ralph Holley. She was a member of New Salem Baptist Church.
Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Washington, with the Rev. R.L. Reynolds.
Survivors include a son, Edward C. Jackson, Boonville, Mo.; three sisters, Nora B. Randolph, Cincinnati, Mary Heath, Crawfordville, and Thelma Campbell, Mount Vernon, N.Y.; a brother, Rance Jackson, Crawfordville; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Davenport-McLendon Mortuary Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Lonzie L. Hutto Jr.
Elberton
Lonzie Laton Hutto Jr., 80, of 103 Lake Forest Circle, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Hutto was a son of the late Lonzie Laton Hutto Sr. and Laura Gunter Hutto, and widower of Sue Rucker Hutto. He was retired from the granite industry, was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, was a past member of the Elberton Elks Club and was past commander of Elberton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5456. He was a member of the Elberton First United Methodist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Berry Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug Hilliard officiating. Burial will be in Elmhurst Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Ginger Peters, Oxford, Ohio; a son, Galen Hutto, Raleigh, N.C.; a sister, Evelyn Greenway, Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, Robert Hutto, Salisbury, N.C.; and two grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

George Kitchens Sr.
Stapleton
George R. Kitchens Sr., 93, of 10781 Kitchens Road, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999.
A native of Glascock County, Mr. Kitchens was a retired farmer and was a member of Woodmen of the World, Purvis Lodge 928 and the Men's Sunday school class at Reedy Creek Baptist Church. He had lived for many years in Warren County.
Services were at 3 p.m. Friday at Reedy Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Chester Craft and Randy Dunaway officiating. Burial was in Zoar United Methodist Church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Lizzie Bell Kitchens; five daughters, Sadie Kitchens, Annette Key and Lollie Dell Todd, all of Stapleton, Julia Massey, Thomson, and Lynn Mayo, Norwood; six sons, James R. Kitchens Sr., Harry Kitchens Sr. and George R. Kitchens Jr., all of Stapleton, John Weldon Kitchens Sr., Hephzibah, Milo Kitchens Sr., Hull, and Julian Kitchens, Wrens; 20 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lena Mae Huff Loyd
Athens
Lena Mae Huff Loyd, 85, of 1060 Macon Highway, died Thursday, March 11, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Loyd was a daughter of the late James Pinkney and Hattie Giles Huff and widow of Coleman W. Loyd. She was a lifetime resident of Athens, retired after 43 years as a textile worker at the Puritan Manufacturing Co. and a member of Princeton United Methodist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bernstein Funeral Home with the Rev. Peggy Lowe officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include a daughter, Peggy Hamlin, Live Oak, Fla.; and two sisters, Lucille Bray and Lois Milligan, both of Athens.
Pallbearers will be John Upchurch, Ed Bramblett, Donald Parr, Elmer Johnson, Jimmy Hale and Bruce Couch.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Princeton United Methodist Church, 2390 S. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30606.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Bertie Mae McFarlin
Carnesville
Bertie Mae McFarlin, 75, former of the New Bethel Community, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. McFarlin was a daughter of the late Albert Parker and Ethel Crump Sosby and widow of Woodson Lee McFarlin Sr. She was a homemaker, a seamstress and a member of Hunter's Creek Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Ginn Funeral Home with the Revs. Truitt Brawner and Tommy Childress. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Sorenson, Lawrenceville; two sons, Woodson Lee McFarlin Jr., Powder Springs, and William Jarvis McFarlin, Cornelia; two sisters, Lucy Payne, Martin, and Bonnie Faye Bennett, Toccoa; three brothers, Joe Sosby and Tom Sosby, both of Anderson, S.C., and George Sosby, Carnesville; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The family is at the residence of a sister, Mrs. Jerry Bennett, 260 Hunter's Creek Road, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Aubry Loren Maddox
Colbert
Aubry Loren Maddox, 50, of 2439 Moons Grove Church Road, died Thursday, March 11, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Maddox was a son of the late Charles Arthur Maddox and Cornelia Lee McLeroy Maddox, who survives. He was a coil winder at ABB, Athens, and was a member of the U.S. Army Reserve. He was a member of Moons Grove Baptist Church.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Moons Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Tony Lee and Mark Fite officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sisters, Hazel Hart, Danielsville, and Gladys Lyon, Tucker; two brothers, Herman Maddox, Colbert, and Marvin Maddox, Louisville, Ky.; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Leon Bridges, Russell Bridges, Roger Collins, Robert Chandler, Mike Poliquin and Gary W. Cunningham.
The family is at the residence.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Hospice, P.O. Box 6588, Athens, GA 30604.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.

Agnes C. Morris
Colbert
Agnes C. Morris, 78, of 254 Second Ave., died Thursday, March 11, 1999.
A native and lifelong resident of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Morris was a daughter of the late Robert C. and Viola Carter and was married to Joe D. Morris, Colbert. She had worked as a nursing assistant at Cobb Nursing Home. She was a member of Colbert United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir and participated in the Women's Missionary Union.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Colbert United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Haroldson and Randy Crowe officiating. Burial will be in Colbert Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her husband, include four daughters, Delores Osborne, Hull, Linda Brown, Winterville, Carol Smith, Ila, and Debbie Drake, Colbert; a son, Joe Donald Morris, Watkinsville; three sisters, Geneva Gunnells, Athens, Eunice Strickland, Colbert, and Reba Patterson, Hull; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Mike Osborne, Mark Cronic, Ken Brown, Scott Brown, Chris Brown, Tim Drake Jr., Brian Smith and Rick Morris Jr.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Madison Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Lucille C. Reese
Hartwell
Lucille Bailey Chatham Reese, 86, of 71 Colfax St., died Thursday, March 11, 1999.
A native of Hart County, she was a daughter of the late Lester and Eula Howell Bailey. She was married twice, first to the late Morris Chatham and second to the late Roy Reese. She was a homemaker and a member of the Hartwell Church of God. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Cuemi Hart and Mary Etta Chatham, and two sons, Stewart Chatham and Jimmy Chatham.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Strickland Funeral Home with the Revs. E.C. Hart and Ben Lumley officiating. Burial will be in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
Survivors include five daughters, Marion Sanders, Diane Wilson and Kathy Alewine, all of Hartwell, Emma Christian, Anderson, S.C., and Eula Mae Adams, Danielsville; two sons, George Chatham, Hartwell, and Lester Harvey "Bill" Chatham, Conyers; 20 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 13 great, great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Patsy J. Smith
Danielsville
Patsy J. Smith, 51, 1040 Georgia Highway 191, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
A native of Madison County, she was a daughter of the late George S. Brittain and Laura McCracken Brittain, who survives. She was employed in quality control at Eaton Inc.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. David McDonald officiating. Burial will be in Danielsville Memorial Garden.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two daughters, Brenda Dianne Smith, Danielsville, and Laura Youngblood, Smyrna; a sister, Vivian B. Abercrombie, Danielsville; two brothers, Ray S. Brittain, Watkinsville, and David Ray Wood, Union, S.C.; a grandchild; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Corey Youngblood, Denis Hill, Tom Abercrombie, Don Johnson and Doug Hinson.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Stig M. Stevens
Commerce
Stig Morris Stevens, 86, of 480 Stevens Road, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
A native of Greene County, Mr. Stevens was a son of the late Elza Elizabeth Bowden and John L. Stevens and widower of Izora Lewallen Stevens. He was a retired farmer, a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Beaverdam Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Eddie Gordon officiating. Burial will be in the New Salem United Methodist Church cemetery.
Survivors include six daughters, Mary Allen, Danielsville, Mildred Bell and Ola Wood, both of Watkinsville, Betty Harris, Jefferson, Bessie Minish, Commerce, and Nora Waters, Eastanollee; two sons, John T. Stevens, Commerce, and Lester Stevens, Danielsville; a sister, Francine Lockman, Chattanooga, Tenn.; a brother, O.B. Stevens, Commerce; 22 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Johnnie Lou Sellers
Winder
Johnnie Lou McCain Sellers, 90, died Thursday, March 11, 1999.
Mrs. Sellers was a daughter of the late Robert L. and Allie McCain and the widow of Rudez Sellers. She was a retired clerk and a member of the New Pentecost United Methodist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at New Pentecost United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a sister, Emmie McCain Wall, Winder; a brother, H.H. McCain, Winder; and nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Evans Funeral Home.
Conward Totten
Newnan
Conward Leon Totten, 77, of 275 Sheppard Drive, died Thursday, March 11, 1999.
A native of Cass, W.Va., Mr. Totten lived in Newnan for the past four years. He was employed with the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., having retired from Babcock & Wilcox in Ohio. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was of the Presbyterian faith. He was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth T. Totten II.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Alleghany Memorial Park, Loew Moor, Va.
Survivors include his wife, Alma Thomas Totten; a daughter, Connie Totten Oldham, Peachtree City; a sister, Virginia Cline, Covington, Va.; a brother, William L. Totten, Dinton, Va.; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home, Toccoa, is in charge of local arrangements.

Jennie Pearl Barnes
Athens
Jennie Pearl Barnes, 83, of 2060 Epps Bridge Road, Lot 103, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of arrangements.

Anthony C. Foster
Athens
Infant Anthony Charlie Parker, of 8830 Macon Highway, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
Mack and Payne Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dennis Melnick
Athens
Dennis Melnick, 51, of 195 Lackland Drive, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Gladys Pritchett
Watkinsville
Gladys Pritchett, 88, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, is in charge of arrangements.

Nadine Thomas
Washington
Nadine Thomas, 56, of 118-B Harper St., died Thursday, March 11, 1999.
Davenport-McLendon Mortuary Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Jennie Pearl Barnes
Athens
Jennie Pearl Barnes, 83, of 2060 Epps Bridge Road, Lot 103, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
A native of Medder, Mrs. Barnes was a daughter of the late David and Fannie Aldred. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Monday in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Elberton, with the Rev. Curtis Hammonds officiating.
Survivors include her husband, William C. Barnes; a daughter, Mable Shellnut, Athens; and four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Tryon Gunner, Rodnie Shellnut, Jeffrey Shellnut, Kevin Gunner, Frankie Turner, and Ed Fair.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East.

John Cline Chavers Jr.
Mount Airy
John Cline Chavers Jr., 56, of Indian Springs Road, died Thursday, March 11, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mr. Chavers was a son of the late John C. and Lula Mae Chavers. He was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Mount Airy.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. today at Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Rev. Oliver Dorsey officiating. Burial will be in Level Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include a sister, Christine Cole, Mount Airy; and a brother, J.L. Browner, Cornelia.
The family is at the residence.
Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home, Toccoa, is in charge of arrangements.

George Winton McLane
Hartwell
George Winton McLane, 80, of 429 Sunset Drive, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
A native of Anderson County, S.C., Mr. McLane was a son of the late Austin and Effie Anderson McLane. He was a retired self-employed painter, a member of Nancy Hart Masonic Lodge 690, of the Baptist faith, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II having served in the South Pacific.
Services will be 3 p.m. Monday at Strickland Funeral Home with the Revs. Ray Black and Alton Ray officiating. Burial will be in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Tonnie Crowe McLane; a son, Timothy W. McLane; a sister, Vivian Whitlock, Greer, S.C.; and three grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Dennis Melnik
Athens
Dennis Melnik, 51, of 195 Lakeland Drive, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
A native of New York, Mr. Melnik was a son of the late Alexander and Martha Barnett Melnik. He was a member of Chapelwood United Methodist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Chapelwood United Methodist Church with the Revs. Chuck Smith, Jerry Payne, and Tim Aaron officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Deborah Melnik; four daughters, Leah Melnik, Megan Melnik, Jordan Melnik, and Grey Melnik, all of Athens; two sisters, Teresa Hood, Decatur, and Laura Storrs, Atlanta; a grandson, and 18 nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Richard Storrs, Mark Weaver, Al Hood, Roy Wood, Craig Rudow, Billy Hood, and Carl Rudow. Honorary pallbearers will be the Homick Sunday School Class at Chapelwood United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Bridges Funeral Home.

'Chuck' Nichols
Martin
Charles Mason "Chuck" Nichols Sr., 58, of 215 Providence Lane, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
A native of Meridian, Miss., Mr. Nichols was a son of the late Charles McCullem and Mary Kelly Nichols. He was former owner and operator of the Sign Shop, well-known as a Beanie Baby dealer, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and a U.S. Navy veteran.
Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Hamby Funeral Home, Lavonia, with the Rev. Ken Brewer officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Bobbie McCormack Nichols; a daughter, Tammy Nichols, Birmingham, Ala.; three sons, Charles M. Nichols Jr., Birmingham, Ala., and Jack McCormack and Mark McCormack, both of Lavonia; a sister, Jerrie Sue Leo, Pelham, Ala.; and 10 grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Marion Lowery, 3421 Highway 59, Lavonia, and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ruth Phillips
Comer
Ruth Watson Phillips, 90, of 2353 Highway 22, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Phillips was a daughter of the late Lee and Leila Gaddis Watson, widow of Otis W. Phillips, and preceded in death by two daughters, Leila Parker and Bonnie Smallwood, and a son, Ralphus Phillips. She worked at Blew Bell Sewing Plant and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be 1 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Terry Smith officiating. Burial will be in Ila Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Jean Williams, Commerce, and Cornelia Stewart, Comer; four sisters, Mrs. Warren Kinney, Kannapolis, N.C., Mrs. Dossie Adams, Ila, Mrs. Charles Johnson, Sarasota, Fla., and Mrs. Blanche Fowler, Comer; a brother, Lee Watson Jr., Danielsville; and 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Phillips, Terry Walls, Banister Sexton, Bobby Davis, Bobby Coile, and David Carey.
The family is at the residence.

Gladys Pritchett
Watkinsville
Gladys Bradshaw Pritchett, 88, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Pritchett was the oldest of 10 children of the late Robert and Lovie Barton Bradshaw and widow of William L. "Bill" Pritchett. She had made her home in this area all of her life and was an Avon representative for a number of years and an active member of Antioch Christian Church.
Services will be 4 p.m. today at Antioch Christian Church with the Rev. David Perkins officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Wendell Dawson, Watkinsville; a son, Ray C. Pritchett, North Kingstown, R.I.; two sisters, Maggie Anderson, Watkinsville, and Ruth Guest, Danielsville; three grandchildren, Jennifer Dawson, Ray Pritchett Jr., and Linda Luz; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Antioch Christian Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Rev. David Perkins, 2221 Antioch Church Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, is in charge of arrangements.

James Dillard Ridgeway
Bethlehem
James Dillard Ridgeway, 79, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
Mr. Ridgeway was a son of the late James Pickens and Ollie Dillard Ridgeway. He was owner of Southside Small Engines and a member of Corinth United Church.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Jody Hice and Jimmy Draper officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Ethel Clack Ridgeway; a daughter, Evelyn Davis, Bethlehem; and five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Paul Edward Roebuck
Hartwell
Paul Edward Roebuck, 72, of 186 Leard St.,died Thursday, March 11, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Roebuck was a son of the late James and Fannie Dooley Roebuck. He was a member of Sardis Baptist Church, Hartwell, and a veteran of World War II and the Korean War.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday 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 three daughters, Debbie Roebuck, Atlanta, Cookie Roebuck, Malden, Ma., and Cheryl Roebuck, Pembroke Pine, Fla.; three sons, Morris Roebuck, Atlanta, Wayne Roebuck, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Kenneth Roebuck, Suffolk, Va.; two sisters, Gennie V. Rucker, Hartwell, and Lorrane Williams, Cleveland, Ohio; two brothers, Howard Roebuck and James Roebuck, both of Hartwell; and 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Gennie V. Rucker, 2297 Liberty Hill Road, Hartwell, and will receive friends 7-8 p.m. today at Mack's Funeral Home.

Clara Matthews
Athens
Clara Matthews of 434 North Peter St. died Friday, March 12, 1999.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Italo F. Berta
Homer
Italo F. Berta, 79, of 300 Charity Road, died Saturday, March 13, 1999.
A native of Manhattan, N.Y., Mr. Berta was a son of the late Leo B. and Joesphine Riconda Berta. He was a retired dental technician.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at New Bethel United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Lewis Artez officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Jo K. Berta; a daughter, Susanne Rodgers, Homer; a son, Frank Wade Berta, El Paso, Texas; a sister, Mary Tuttle, Grand Rapids, Mich.; and seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Salem United Methodist Church Building Fund.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.

Mildred Watson Collier
Toccoa
Mildred Watson Collier, 92, of Brookhaven Circle, died Sunday, March 14, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Collier was a daughter of the late Chesley B. and Beatrice Vickery Watson and widow of Wade H. Collier. She was a homemaker, member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and the Dorcas Sunday school class, and a former Sunday school teacher.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Whitlock Mortuary, with the Rev. Jack Sosby officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include a daughter, Margaret Grier, Marietta; a son, Ray H. Collier, Douglasville; a sister, Claire Watson, Toccoa; and seven grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. today at the mortuary.

Rebecca Biggs Curtis
Bogart
Rebecca Biggs Curtis, 84, of 180 Westwood Ave., died Sunday, March 14, 1999.
A native of Harris County, Ms. Curtis was a daughter of the late Annie Weston and Thomas Everett Biggs. She was employed with White Co. in Columbus for 25 years, resided in Athens for the last 15 years, and was a member of Bogart United Methodist Church.
Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Waverly Hall Cemetery, Waverly Hall.
Survivors include two daughters, Sally Curtis Askew, Bogart, and Martha Curtis Hodge, St. George Island, Fla.; a grandson, Dr. Dennis W. Askew; and three great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bogart United Methodist Church, 1201 Atlanta Highway, Bogart, GA 30622, or to the church or charity of your choice.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Bogart United Methodist Church.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, is in charge of arrangements.

Anthony Charles Foster Jr.
Athens
Anthony Charles Foster Jr., of 8830 Macon Highway 65, infant son of Anthony C. Foster and Alicia Wilson, both of Athens, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at East Lawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Abraham Mosley officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include grandmothers, Leneria Edwards and Tina James Gay, both of Athens; and grandfathers, David Wilson and Charlie Foster Jr., both of Athens.
The family is at the residence of Leneria Edwards, 8830 Macon Highway 65, Athens.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Hoyt Gooch
Winterville
Hoyt Gooch, 71, died Saturday, March 13, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Gooch was a son of the late Ernest and Lillie Helton Gooch. He attended Sonlight Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, with the Rev. Buford Lockman officiating. Burial will be in Winterville Cemetery.
Survivors include a sister, Lillian Gabriel, Winterville; a brother, Frank Gooch, Commerce; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Ralph H. Graham
Comer
Ralph H. Graham, 69, of 276 West Pine Ave., died Saturday, March 13, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mr. Graham was a son of the late Mabel Bell and James Pope Graham Sr. He was owner and operator of Graham T.V. Repair and a member of Collier Baptist Church.
Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Collier Baptist Church, with the Revs. Clifton Barrett, Terry Smith, and Walter Singletary officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Bea Bradley Graham; two sons and daughters-in-law, Stanley and Angela Graham, Colbert, and Gregory and Judy Graham, Danielsville; two sisters, Charlotte Booth, Comer, and Mildred Payne, Murrayville; a sister-in-law, Jenny Graham, Carlton; two granddaughters, Elisa Graham and Brianna Graham, both of Colbert; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes Madison Chapel.

Sue Harris
Bowman
Sue Harris, 100, formerly of Bowman, died Saturday, March 13, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Harris was a daughter of the late Charlie Bluford and Lila Anne Amason Hargrove, widow of Chandler G. Harris, and preceded in death by a daughter, Hilda Harris Cortez, and a son, Charles W. Harris. She was a homemaker and member of Bowman United Methodist Church, where she served as pianist for a number of years.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Hicks Funeral Home, Elberton, with the Revs. Jim Winn and Allen Harris officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Bowman.
Survivors include three sons, Walter G. Harris, Lake Charles, La., and Walker T. Harris and Chandler Ray Harris, both of Bowman; three sisters, Frances Dilliard, Atlanta, Elizabeth Holder, East Point, and Rae Hurt, Crawford; and nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The family is at their respective residences.

Jim Knowlton
Lavonia
James Cecil "Jim" Knowlton, 76, of 291 North Fairview Road, died Saturday, March 13, 1999.
A native of Fulton County, Mr. Knowlton was a son of the late William Verney and Kate Knox Knowlton. He served 15 years in the U.S. armed forces as a member of the Army, Navy, and Air Force, serving in World War II and Korea. He was a construction worker and member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church of Hartwell.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, with the Rev. Jim Shumard officiating. Interment will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Ayers Knowlton; and two brothers, William P. Knowlton, Mary Esther, Fla., and Harold Knowlton, Swainsboro.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

William A. Lunsford
Richmond, Va.
William A. Lunsford, 91, died Friday, March 12, 1999.
A native of Taliaferro County, Mr. Lunsford was a son of the late Overton and Clara Cannon Lunsford and widower of Agnes A. Lunsford. He was retired from General Motors in Detroit, Mich., and was a member of Detroit First Baptist Church.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crawfordville Baptist Church, Crawfordville, with the Rev. Jimmy Waters officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Carol Sadow, Hazelpark, Mich., and Joy Brady, Williamsburg, Va.; a sister, Mable Fouche, Washington; two brothers, Owens Lunsford and Hawes Lunsford, both of Crawfordville; and four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Kermit Hocutt, David Griffith, Charles Greene, Donald Brady, Doug Brown, and T.C. Harrington.
The family will receive friends 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Crawfordville Baptist Church.
Hopkins Funeral Home, Washington, is in charge of arrangements.

Clara Mathews
Athens
Clara Mathews, 65, of 434 North Peter St., died Friday, March 12, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Mathews was a daughter of the late Robert and Lula Maxey Foote and widow of Harry Mathews. She was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Madison County.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Shiloh Baptist Church, Beaverdam Road, with the Revs. B.S. Jackson and Kenneth Elder officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Survivors include a sister, Sallie L. Roach, Athens; a brother, Leo Barnett Sr., Athens; and nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Swayne Pritchett
Maysville
Swayne Pritchett, 64, of 434 Russ Rumsey Road, died Saturday, March 13, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Pritchett was a son of the late Howard and Blanch Chambers Pritchett. He was a retired state highway employee.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery, Homer, with the Rev. Perry Smith officiating.
Survivors include a daughter, Bobbette Hoover, Commerce; a son, Tim Pritchett, Commerce; two sisters, Peggy Lacey, Evans, and Hazel Simmons, Homer; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Hospice.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.

Ginger Gregory Silvey
Washington
Ginger Gregory Silvey, 69, of 112 Hospital Drive, died Thursday, March 11, 1999.
A native of Taliaferro County, Mrs. Silvey was a daughter of the late Henry and Minnie Weathers Gregory and widow of G.W. Silvey. She was a homemaker.
Services were Sunday.
Survivors include four daughters, Margie Morrison, Elsie Hayes, Geraldine Pierce, and Ruby Bolin, all of Augusta; a son, Eugene Pierce, Thomson; and seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Lonnie Pierce, Roy Hayes, Glenn Palmer, Carl Englett, Sidney Englett, and David Stanley.
Hopkins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dora L. Stewart
Cornelia
Dora L. Stewart, 89, died Saturday, March 13, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mrs. Stewart was a daughter of the late L.C. and Sally Vinson Whitmore and widow of James Daniel Davis and James Alley Stewart. She was a homemaker and member of Bethesda Fellowship Congregational Holiness Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Bethesda Fellowship Congregational Holiness Church, with the Revs. J. Clarence Reynolds and Sanford Kimbrell officiating. Burial will be in Level Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandy Gibson, Cornelia; a son, J.D. Davis, Gainesville; a sister, Clara Brock, Cornelia; and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence.
McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lois F. Toole
Bogart
Lois F. Toole, 64, of 1990 Moores Ford Road, died Saturday, March 13, 1999.
A native of Gwinnett County, Mrs. Toole was a daughter of the late Wiley Oscar and Ruby Chambers, widow of Joel Toole, and preceded in death by a daughter, Melissa J. Toole, and a son, Billy J. Toole.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Midway Christian Church, with the Rev. Hal Tapp officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include four daughters, Mary Shedd, Alice LaPack, Lynn Horn, and Tina Casper, all of Bogart; three sons, Jerry Toole, Mitchell Toole, and Joe Toole, all of Bogart; a brother, Horace Chambers, Winder; and 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Tim Handley, Justin Shedd, Jack Toole, Donald Horn, John LaPack, Thomas Truelove; Henry Chambers, Shane Harvey, Jimmy Burger, Jessie Wrenn, Chris Toole, and Charles O'Kelly.
The family will receive friends after 11 a.m. today at Wise-Connolly Funeral Home, Winder.

Fairy Turner
Hull
Fairy S. Turner, 86, of 314 Sawdust Road, died Saturday, March 13, 1999.
A native and lifelong resident of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Turner was a daughter of the late Lester and Cassie Smith, widow of Ralph Turner, and preceded in death by a son, George Hampton Turner, and a great-grandson, Grant Hampton Eichelkraut. She was employed with Jefferson Mills for 45 years and was a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lord & Stephens Chapel, East, with the Revs. Ralph Arnold and Clifton Barrett officiating. Burial will be in Clark Cemetery, Lexington.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Fran T. and Paul Strickland, Hull; four grandchildren, Patricia and Todd Eichelkraut, Douglasville, Franklin and Nancy Turner, Winterville, Perry and Beth Strickland, Gainesville, and Mike and Debra Strickland, Watkinsville; six great-grandsons, three cousins and a special friend, Linda Lyon, Hugh Gray, Wayne Gray, and Al Gray; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

William Davenport
Athens
William Davenport, of 249 Plaza St., died Sunday, March 14, 1999.
Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Ann Mary Betti Fortson
Bogart
Ann Mary Betti Fortson, of 1160 Grayson Lane, died Sunday, March 14, 1999.
Bernstein Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Wallace 'Dolly' Wilhite
Lake Charles, La.
Wallace "Dolly" Wilhite, 66, formerly of Elberton, died Saturday, March 13, 1999.
Hicks Funeral Home, Elberton, will announce arrangements.


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