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Lona Mae Blevins
Eastanollee
Lona Mae James Blevins, 73, of Scott Road died Monday, March 15, 1999.
A native of Corbin, Va., Mrs. Blevins was a daughter of Ovie Taylor and the late John Henry James and the widow of Gaines Blevins. She was the business manager for Tommy Scott Productions.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home, Toccoa, with the Rev. Bob Alewine officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include a son, Scotty Lee Blevins, Hendersonville, Tenn.; a sister, Pauline Swindall, San Diego, Calif.; four brothers, Emory James, Eastanollee, Walter James and Ronald James, both of Big Stone Gap, Va., and John Henry James Jr., Christiansburg, Va.; and a granddaughter.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. and from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James Wilton Brown
Homer
James Wilton Brown, 81, died Tuesday, March 16, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Brown was born on April 9, 1918, a son of the late James Leo and Decie Murray Brown and was the widower of Rosa Lee Keese Brown, after 40 years of marriage. He was a retired contractor and master carpenter and was a community and church leader. He was widely known throughout Northeast Georgia for his benevolence and interest in people, church, and community. His church, Nails Creek Baptist, was his major focus. He served as deacon, Sunday School teacher, Sunday School superintendent and chariman of many church boards. His leadership ability was recognized not only by his church, but by neighboring churches who recognized his unique expertise in Biblical interpretations.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Nails Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Paul Robertson and Roy Rogers officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara B. and William I. Segars, Athens; a son and daughter-in-law, J. Dewey and Patricia Brown, Richmond, Va.; four grandchildren, Alecia S. Barber, Athens, William Alan Segars, Alpharetta, James Patrick and James Christopher Brown, both of Richmond, Va.; and three great-grandchildren, William Christopher Morris, Stephen D. Morris, and Kimberly Ann Barber, all of Athens.
Honorary pallbearers will be his Sunday School Class at Nails Creek Baptist Church, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Music Ministry of Nails Creek Baptist Church or to the Rebuilding Fund for New Salem Methodist Church.
Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin, is in charge of the arrangements.

H.M. Carroll
Stockbridge
Herman Martin "H.M." Carroll Jr., 74, of 1166 Elm St., formerly of Carnesville, died Tuesday, March 16, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Carroll was a son of the late Herman Martin Sr. and Martha Elizabeth Looney Carrol. He was a retired construction worker and was a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, with the Revs. Buddy Thomas and Joe Frank Carroll officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Starr Carroll; a daughter, Donna Carroll, Covington; and a brother, Joe Frank Carroll.

Salomia Beasley Jones
Athens
Salomia Beasley Jones, 98, of 130 Helen St. died Sunday, March 14, 1999.
A native of Taliaferro County, Mrs. Jones was a daughter of the late Bud and Charlotte Durham Beasley.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at New Dorsey Tabernacle Baptist Church with the Revs. H.L. Dotson and Charles Mack officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include two daughters, Charlotte Johnson, Athens, and Annie Miriam Dority, Bedford Heights, Ohio; a son, Willie D. Jones, Buffalo, N.Y.; a sister, Mable Davis, Los Angeles; two brothers, Oscar Ramson, Atlanta, and McCory Ramson, Springfield, Mass.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.
Hurley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Sarah P. Lewis
Watkinsville
Sarah P. Lewis, 50, died Tuesday, March 16, 1999.
A native of Fulton County, Mrs. Lewis was a daughter of the late William Payne and Ruth Thomas Payne. She was a graduate of the University of Georgia, was a retired teacher and was employed by Flowers, Inc. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
A memorial mass will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Estelle Lewis, Macon, Josie Lewis, Watkinsville, and Amanda Reynolds, Cocoa Beach, Fla.; her children's father, Ronald E. Lewis, Watkinsville; a sister, Estelle O'Brien, Jonesboro; nieces and nephews.
A prayer vigil will be at 7 p.m. today at Arthur Bowick's Oconee Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 50 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.

Penn C. Moss
Baldwin
Penn C. Moss, 68, of Hollingsworth Community died Tuesday, March 16, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Moss was a son of Carrie Sanders Moss, Alto, and the late Howard A. Moss. He was retired from Ethicon Johnson and Johnson, Cornelia plant after 44 years service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and was a member of Harmony Baptist Church.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home with the Rev. Orman Knight officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Gene Todd officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Hazel Mathis Moss; a daughter and son-in-law, Diann M. and Steve Spruill, Toccoa; a sister, Mildred Moss Arnold, Marietta; a brother, Ira Moss, Cornelia; and two grandchildren, Jennifer Spruill and Elizabeth Spruill, both of Toccoa.
Memorials may be made to Harmony Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 5223 U.S. Hwy. 441, Baldwin, Ga. 30511.

John Sayer
Bowersville
Pleas John Sayer, 89, of 7517 Scheafer St. died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Sayer was a son of the late John Bond and Mary Elizabeth Bennett Sayer. He was a retired farmer and construction worker and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Bowersville United Methodist Church and was the last member of his immediate family.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Pruitte Funeral Home with the Rev. Merritt Waters officiating. Burial will be in Bowersville City Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Blanche Kelley Sayer; two daughters, Beth Sayer Skelton, Bowersville, and Susie Sayer Brown, Royston; a son, Stewart Kelley Sayer, Mount Airy; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Brad Sayer, Nathan Skelton, Billy Clayton, Chris Franklin, Galen Unruh, Floyd Hill, Hale Keene, and Brad Noon.
Memorials may be made to Bowersville United Methodist Church, c/o Floyd W. Hill, 7274 Bowersville Hwy., Bowersville, Ga. 30516 or to Gideons International, P.O. Box 297, Franklin Springs, Ga. 30639.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Donald Joseph Seibert
Madison
Donald Joseph Seibert, 78, of 4260 Sandy Creek Road died Tuesday, March 16, 1999.
A native of Eric, Pa., Mr. Seibert was a son of the late Agnes Gooley. He was an electric engineer for General Electric.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Simmons Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Chuck Hasty and Chris Price officiating. The body will be placed in the chapel at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Morgan Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Pat Seibert; a son, Donald Richard Seibert, Madison; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Amelia A. Colclough
Athens
Amelia Ann Colclough, of 896 North Chase St. died Tuesday, March 16, 1999.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the 11th District L.P.N. Association, c/o Mrs. L.E. Johnson, 7579 Jefferson River Road, Athens, Ga. 30607.
The family is at the residence of Katie Hampton, 256 Evans St.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Roger Hazen
Athens
Roger Hazen, 91, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
Bridges Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Ceciel Johnson
Concord, N.C.
Ceciel Johnson, formerly of Madison County, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
Kelsey Funeral Home, Concord, N.C., is in charge of the arrangements.
Announcement courtesy of Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home.

Zion Maddox
Athens
Zion Maddox, infant son of Temika Merrick and Gregory Maddox of Athens, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Mary Ruth Phillips
Royston
Mary Ruth Phillips, 77, of 595 Jordan St. died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
Pruitte Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Ellene Wiggins
Cornelia
Ellene Wiggins, 85, of Banks St. died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin, will announce arrangements.

Rashad G. Beasley Jr.
Toccoa
Rashad G. Beasley Jr., infant son of Tiffanie Moore and Rashad G. Beasley Sr., died Tuesday, March 16, 1999.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles White officiating. Burial will be in Toccoa City Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his grandparents, Lenore Benson, Mr. and Mrs. Randy Moore and Priscilla Beasley.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-7:30 p.m. today at Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home.

Cortez Burrell
Cornelia
The Rev. Cortez Burrell, 82, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, the Rev. Burrell was a son of the late Cleveland Victor and Fannie Free Burrell and was the widower of Edna Snyder Burrell. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Jones. He was a retired employee of Habersham Hardware and was a retired minister having served as pastor of Oakey Mountain Baptist Church for 38 years. He was a member of Hillside Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School classes for a number of years.
Services will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home with the Revs. Billy Harris and Richard Estes Burrell officiating. Burial will be in Level Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Cathleen Cheek Burrell; a daughter, Beverly Canup, Mount Airy; a son, Bobby M. Burrell, Dahlonega; a brother, Richard Estes Burrell, Clarkesville; two granddaughters; and two step granddaughters.
Memorials may be made to Oakey Mountain Baptist Church c/o Annie Bell Dean, 145 Dean Cove Drive, Clarkesville, GA 30523.

Amelia A. Colclough
Athens
Amelia Ann Foster Colclough, 59, of 896 N. Chase St., died Tuesday, March 16, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Colclough was a daughter of the late Asbury and Rosa Mae Foster. She was employed by St. Mary's Hospital for 25 years and served as treasurer of the 11th district LPN Association.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Salem AME Church, Farmington, with the Revs. Stephen Smith and Gerald Caldwell officiating. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two sisters, Katie Hampton and Geneva Elder, both of Athens; four brothers, Asbury Foster, College Park, Freddie Foster, Athens, Emmett Foster, Doraville, and Maxie Foster, Shreveport, La.; nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence of Katie Hampton, 256 Evans St.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the 11th District LPN Association.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Janelle Drake
Royston
Janelle James Drake, 84, of 110 Mill St., died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Drake was a daughter of the late Joseph Clint and Cora Teate James and was the widow of Johnson Drake. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Pauline Gordon. She was a homemaker and was a member of Royston Baptist Church and the Fidelis Sunday school class.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Royston Baptist Church with the Rev. Danny Barton officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Lou Dewberry, Elberton, and Becky Hart, Royston; two sons, Paul Drake, Royston, and Gene Drake, Athens; a brother, John Howard James, Jefferson; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Paul and Mary Helen Drake, 565 Cobb St., Royston.
Pruitte Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lylette Grant
Detroit
Lylette Grant died Saturday, March 13, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Grant was a daughter of the late Snowden and Dora Jennings.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John EBH Church, Athens, with the Rev. E.T. Moore officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the East Lawn Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Wingfield, Detroit; four sisters, Susie Casey, Detroit, Eddie Wise, Athens, Eldon Watson, Winder, and Katie Mae Garrett, Decatur; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence of Janie Arnold, 275 E. Carver Drive, Athens, and will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Mack & Payne Funeral Home.

Rosalie Horton
Clarkesville
Rosalie Horton, 89, of 1406 Amys Creek Road, died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
A native of Burnsville, Mrs. Horton was a daughter of the late James and Rosa Butner Cassida. She formerly worked at Glendale and Vanderbilt Shirt Cos. and was a former member of Grace Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Patton Avenue Chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Walter Styles and Daniel A. Bowers officiating. Burial will be at Academy Hill Cemetery, Burnsville.
Survivors include a son, William D. Horton, Clarkesville; a sister, Margaret Calloway, Asheville; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Lois Jordan
Canon
Lois Caroline Allen Jordan, 83, of 332 N. Fowler St., died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mrs. Jordan was a daughter of the late Henry and Mary Lou Owens Allen and was the widow of Ed Posey Jordan. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Marshaline Jordan; and two sons, Eddie Walter and James William. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cross Roads Baptist Church with the Revs. Willard Fitzpatrick, Bobby Farmer and Jeff Beck officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Jordan and Joyce Myers, both of Canon, and Patricia Dutton, Anderson, S.C.; three sons, Dallas Jordan, David Jordan and Charles J. Jordan, all of Canon; three sisters, Pearl Phillips, Colbert, Bertha Pearson, Hartwell, and Louise Roper, Williamston, S.C.; three brothers, Charles Allen, Anderson, S.C., Edward Allen and Calvin Allen, both of Hartwell; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, is in charge of the arrangements.

Ruby S. LittleNicholson
Ruby Shetterley Little, 90, of 219 Stapler Drive, died Tuesday, March 16, 1999.
A native of Harden County, Ohio, Mrs. Little was a daughter of the late Ivy Chestnut Shetterley and Frank Shetterley and was the widow of Clifford Little. She was a sewing machine operator and a member of Nicholson Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Evergreen Memorial Park with the Rev. Danny Hill officiating.
Survivors include seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Zion I. Maddox
Athens
Zion Isiah Maddox, infant son of Temika Merrick and Gregory Maddox died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at East Lawn Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his grandparents, Charles and Betty Merrick and Edna and Samuel Maddox, all of Athens; and his great-grandparents, Mattie Merrick and Maudell Maddox, both of Athens.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Rosetta R. Smith Moore
Martin
Rosetta Roxie Smith Moore, 90, of Knox Street, died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Moore was a daughter of the late Hilliard and Frances Adams Smith and was the widow of Thomas Gower Moore. She was a homemaker, served in the WAC during World War II and was one of the oldest members of Carnes Creek Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ginn Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Miller officiating. Burial will be in Carnes Creek Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Owens, Cedar Lane Road, Eastanollee, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mary Ruth Phillips
Royston
Mary Ruth Phillips, 77, of 595 Jordan St., died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
A native of Cherryville, N.C., Mrs. Phillips was a daughter of the late Sam and Minnie Snead Neil and was the widow of Lafayette Phillips. She was retired from Stromberg-Carlson Telecommunications and was a member of Sanford Baptist Church, Sanford, Fla. She was a member of Sanford Elks Club.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pruitte Funeral Home with the Rev. Merritt Waters officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include a sister, Louise Neil Cook, Greensboro, N.C.; a brother, James P. Neil, Cherryville, N.C.; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James Lloyd Smith
Dewy Rose
James "Jim" Lloyd Smith, 60, of 2270 Monroe Dunn Road, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
A native of Birmingham, Ala., Mr. Smith was a son of the late Dewey Smith and Katheleen Prince Smith and was the widower of Ann Scarborough Smith. She was a retired Navy chief petty officer and was a member of the American Legion. He was of the Holiness faith.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Berry Funeral Home with the Rev. Earl Bond officiating. Burial will be in Elmhurst Cemetery, Elberton, with military honors.
Survivors include two daughters, Renee Chapman, Dallas, and Kim Gray, Dewy Rose; a brother, the Rev. Smith, Cummings; and three grandchildren.
The family will be at the residence of Kim Gray, 2272 Monroe Dunn Road, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Claudia Standridge
Jefferson
Claudia Standridge, 67, of 118 Sycamore St., died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
A native of Hall County, Mrs. Standridge was a daughter of the late Jessie `Wilson' Standridge and Clyde Standridge. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Standridge Brookshire. She was a textile worker.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Ivie Funeral Home with the Revs. Jimmy Owensby and Bossie Green officiating.
Survivors include a sister, Geneva Stevens; a brother, Joe Standridge; two grandsons, Joseph Hardy and Jonathan Gary, both of Hoschton; and a great-granddaughter, Savanna Hardy, Hoschton.

Frank D. Vickery
Toccoa
Frank DeLano Vickery, 64, of Alexander Street, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Vickery was a son of the late Waymond and Madge Vickery. He was employed by Crabapple Nursery and served in the National Guard. He was a member of Sunnyside Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Toccoa City Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Evans officiating.
Survivors include a daughter, Terry Day, Toccoa; a son, Randall Vickery, LaGrande, Ill.; five sisters, Hazel Ayers, Lois Parham and Lib Stovall, all of Hartwell, Marie Fleming, Lavonia, and Linda Gurley, Decatur; and four grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Terry and Robbie Day, Abbey Lane, will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Whitlock Mortuary.

Ellene Wiggins
Cornelia
Ellene Wiggins, 85, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mrs. Wiggins was a daughter of the late William Alexander and Ella Mae Smith Wiggins. She was a 1930 graduate of Cornelia High School and was valedictorian of her class. She was a graduate of Piedmont College, Demorest, and Southern Baptist Seminary, Louisville, Ky. She taught in Habersham County schools for 42 years, retiring in 1976. She was inducted into the Habersham County Teachers Hall of Fame in 1989 and received the Cornelia Rotary Club's Shining Light Award in 1993. She taught in vacation Bible schools during the summer months in area Baptist churches for many years. She helped in the first vacation Bible school at Cornelia First Baptist Church and taught for more than 50 years in vacation Bible school, and was director of the Children's Sunday School Department. She worked with the Southern Baptist Mission Board during summer months and was a member of Cornelia First Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Cornelia First Baptist Church with the Revs. Mark Weaver and T. Logan Smith officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Level Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include a sister, Grace Allen, Habersham; and two nieces.
Memorials may be made to Cornelia First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 96, Cornelia, GA 30531.
Whitfield Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy T. Winslett
Elberton
Dorothy Thompson Winslett, 63, of 1033 Coggins Drive, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mrs. Winslett was a daughter of Gladys Inez Clamp Thompson of Elberton and the late Emory Lee Thompson and was the widow of Lawrence Franklin Winslett. She was a member of Northside Baptist Church and was a retired cashier.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Berry Funeral Home with the Rev. Russell Bruce officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include three daughters, Linda J. Harrison and Beverly L. Winslett, both of Winterville, and Delores A. Rugg, Elberton; two sons, Dwight L. Winslett, Woodville, and Jerry F. Winslett, Greenville, S.C.; two sisters, Jackie Smith, Elberton, and Fay Reagin, Covington; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Lewis Smith, Chris Smith, Donald Smith, Troy Glenn, Keith Winslett and Ronnie Harrison.

Lula C. Booth
Elberton
Lula Mae Carter Scarboro Motes Booth, 79, of 1011 Whiteside Drive, died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon today at Strickland Funeral Home.

Fudge Collins
Crawford
Fudge Collins, of Highway 22, Box 109, died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel will announce arrangements.

Lula C. Booth
Elberton
Lula Mae Carter Scarboro Motes Booth, 79, of 1011 Whiteside Drive, died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Booth was a daughter of the late D.W. and Nancy Saylors Carter and was the widow of William Eldridge Scarboro and Paul Motes. She was a retired machine operator for Barton Mills, Lavonia, and Newton Mills, Hartwell. She was a member of Concord United Methodist Church, Elbert County.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Concord United Methodist Church with the Rev. Stan Hamilton officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Alta Mesa Memorial Park Cemetery, Palo Alto, Calif.
Survivors include her husband, Clyde Booth; a son, Jerry L. Scarboro, Rolling Hills, Calif.; two sisters, Jean Peeples and Lessie Chapell, both of Royston; and a brother, James Carter, Hartwell.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Vista Care Hospice, 2350 Prince Avenue, Suite 5, Athens, GA 30606.
The family is at the residence.
Strickland Funeral Home, Hartwell, is in charge of arrangements.

Joseph T. Cielaszyk
Athens
Joseph T. Cielaszyk, 74, of 160 Queens Road, died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
A native of La Salle, Ill., Mr. Cielaszyk was a son of the late Joseph and Mary Zielenski Cielaszyk. He was a retired toolmaker with Westlclox-General Times Corp. and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Bernstein Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Lakin officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Millie Fowler Cielaszyk; two daughters, Carol Carpenter, Hudson, Fla., and Jo Ellen Long, Lawrenceville; a son, Gary Cielaszyk, Athens; and seven grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Robert A. Durham
Watkinsville
Robert Augustus Durham, 85, of 1620 Jerusalem Road, died Friday, March 19, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. Durham was a son of the late Pattie Elder and Robert Lindsey Durham and was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Durham. He was retired from Lockheed and was a member of Cherokee Masonic Lodge 13. He was a deacon of First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, Marietta.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Antioch Christian Church with the Rev. David Perkins officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth L. Durham; a daughter-in-law, Nancy S. Durham, Watkinsville; a granddaughter, Kelly Durham Rice and two grandsons, Robert Gregory Durham and John Lindsey Durham, both of Watkinsville.
Pallbearers will be David Hayes, John Hayes, James Hayes, Nathan Carruth, Bobby Barrett, Ronnie Hardman, Greg Durham, and John L. Durham.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West.

Roger Niles HazenAthens
Roger Niles Hazen, 91, of 190 Hunnicutt Drive, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
Born July 11, 1907 in Dorchester, Mass., Mr. Hazen was a son of the late Maynard Doran and Mary Lunan Hazen. He was preceded in death by a son, Maynard Doran Hazen, formerly of Athens, and Rye, N.Y., and by a sister, Mildred Hazen Summerow. He was the retired owner and president of Athens Auto Supply and had been in the wholesale fish business for many years previously. He was an active member of the community, a former member of the Athens City Council, and a former mayoral candidate. He was a member of Chapelwood United Methodist Church, where he taught Sunday school.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Chapelwood United Methodist Church with the Rev. Hoyt Purcell officiating. Burial will be in Oconee Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Nina Johnson Hazen, formerly of Knoxville, Tenn.; a sister, Eleanor Hazen Williams, Atlanta; five grandchildren, Larry Doran Hazen, Lenoir, N.C., Lynne Morell, Charlotte, N.C., Mimi Burke, Rye, N.Y., Lisa Davies, Greenwich, Conn., and Amy Spaeth, Cos Cob, Conn.; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Chapelwood United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 100 Janice Drive, Athens, Ga.
The family will receive family and friends at 12:45 p.m. at the church prior to the service for a covered-dish lunch.
Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.

`Chris' Ivie
Winder
Christian Dewitt "Chris" Ivie, 30, died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
A native of Barrow County, Mr. Ivie was a son of Carole Rowden Ivie of Carnesville and Ronald D. Ivie of Atlanta. He was a superintendent employed by Weeks Construction Co.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Carter Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Burgess officiating. Burial will be in Bethabra Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Tammy Barnes Ivie; a daughter, Krista Ivie, Winder; two sons, Wesley Ivie and Devin Ivie, both of Winder; a sister, Jennifer Ivie Wolk, Alpharetta; and grandmothers, Edna Hardy Rowden and Gladys A. Ivie, both of Winder.

Mildred Powell
Elberton
Mildred Lorene Gulley Powell, 79, of 2824 Guy Wilson Road, died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mrs. Powell was a daughter of the late Barney A. and Lessie Warren Gulley. She attended Rabun Gap College, Piedmont College, and was a graduate of the University of Georgia. She taught school in the Elbert County school system for 32 years and was a past president of Elbert County Retired Teachers Association. She was a lifelong member of Rock Branch Baptist Church where she served as Sunday school teacher and WMU Director.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Rock Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Ed Sayer officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Joe W. Powell; a daughter, Amelia Hopkins, Rock Branch; a son, Joe David Powell, Elberton; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Johnny Newberry, Jimmy Cordell, Larry Powell, Milton Miller, Winton Crawford, and Rufus Burden.
The family is at the residence.
Berry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Clara Faustine Sidwell
Madison
Clara Faustine Sidwell, 81, of 1280 Sidwell Road, died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
A native of Forsyth County, Mrs. Sidwell was a daughter of the late Marcenia Bagwell and Ed Smith and was the widow of James Sidwell. She was a housewife.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Appalachee Baptist Church with the Rev. Alan Cagle officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Appalachee Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Joyce Wierzibicki, Cranton, Pa., and Linda Bohlen, Madison; a son, James Melvin Sidwell, Madison; two sisters, Viola McCoy, Port Arthur, Texas, and Mary Lou Walker, Madison; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Simmons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Colma C. Smith
Lavonia
Colma Clarke Smith, 91, a resident of Royston, formerly of Lavonia, died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late William Farmer and Gertrude Randall Clarke and was the widow of Carl Smith. She was preceded in death by a sister, Sara Randall, and a brother, Byron Clarke. She was a homemaker and was a member of Lavonia First Baptist Church.
Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. today in Lavonia City Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Bielski officiating.
Survivors include a daughter, Carlene Virden, Elizabeth City, N.C.; a sister, Lucy Deavor, Brevard, N.C.; a grandson, Jerry Virde, Thailand; nieces and nephews.
Family and friends should assemble by 3:30 p.m. today at Hamby Funeral Home to go in procession to the cemetery for the service.
The family is at the residence of a niece, Elizabeth Crump, 1001 Burnette Road, Red Hill Community, Martin, and will receive friends from 10-12 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Claudie Standridge
Jefferson
Claudie Standridge, 67, of 118 Sycomore St., died Wednesday, March 17, 1999.
A native of Hall County, Mr. Standridge was a son of the late Jessie Wilson Standridge and Clyde Standridge. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Standridge Brookshire. He was a textile worker.
Services were Friday at Ivie Funeral Home with the Revs. Jimmy Owensby and Bossie Green officiating.
Survivors include a sister, Geneva Stevens; a brother, Joe Standridge; two grandsons and a granddaughter-in-law, Joseph and Klanci Hardy, Hoschton, and Jonathan Gary, Jefferson; and a great-granddaughter, Savanna Hardy, Hoschton.

Eugene R. Thompson
Lavonia
Eugene Robert Thompson, 50, of 2535 Gumlog Road, died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
A native of Gwinnett County, Mr. Thompson was a son of the late Robert and Martha Stephens Thompson. He was a retired diesel mechanic, formerly employed with Old Dominion Trucking and T.W. Owens and Sons. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was the recipient of two Purple Hearts. He was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be 11 a.m. today at Hamby Funeral Home with the Revs. Willard R. Fitzpatrick and Johnny Stowe officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens, Toccoa.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Ginn Bratcher Thompson; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Scarbourough and Mrs. Gunnels, both of Lavonia; two stepsons, Tony Bratcher and Michael Todd Bratcher, both of Lavonia; three sisters, Mrs. Mason and Diane Jones, both of Duluth, and Mrs. Anderson, Barnesville; a brother, David Thompson, Sugar Hill; eight grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.
The family is at the residence.

Wilbert G. VandiverAthens
Wilbert Garrett Vandiver, 83, of 565 Vincent Drive, died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
A native of Hall County, Mr. Vandiver was a son of the late Garrett and Eula Irvin Vandiver and was the widower of Doris Walker Vandiver. He was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Vandiver. He was retired from maintenance with the Clarke County Housing Authority, was a U.S. Army veteran and was a member of Antioch Christian Church. He worked with Akin Concrete for many years and resided in Athens most of his life.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bernstein Funeral Home with the Rev. Chris Camden officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret and Greg Reszutek, Cumming, and Ruth and Danny Warwick, Athens; a son and daughter-in-law, Paul Douglas and Margie Vandiver, Morrow; two brothers, Otis Vandiver, Athens, and Hill Vandiver, Waycross; four grandchildren, Kelly Vandiver, Jeffery Vandiver, Allison Vandiver, and Stacy Lewis; and a great-grandson, Jeffery Lewis.
Pallbearers will be Greg Reszutek, Danny Warwick, Jeffery Vandiver, Bobby Lewis, Jimmy Christopher, and Louis Lee Vandiver.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Willie L. Weller
Athens
Willie L. Weller, 89, died Friday, March 19, 1999.
A native of Liberty, S.C., Mrs. Weller was a daughter of the late W.M. and Estella Wyatt LaBoone. She was a member of Presbyterian Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Pickens, S.C., with the Rev. Cameron Treece officiating.
Survivors include a son, Hal Franklin Weller, Lakemont; and two sisters, Nell Stephens, Liberty, S.C., and Betty Sandifer, Easley, S.C.
Dillard Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mary M. DeCamp
Snellville
Mary M. DeCamp, 52, died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, will announce arrangements.

Cloise D. Spivey
Athens
Cloise Dean Spivey, 81, of 960 Hawthorne Ave., died Thursday, March 18, 1999.
Bernstein Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Pompeyo Elias Villena
Bogart
Pompeyo Elias Villena, 88, of 120 Stonehenge, died Thursday, March 17, 1999.
Bernstein Funeral Home will announce arrangements.


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