Miscellaneous Clarke County, Georgia Obituaries
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Jewell Ballew
Carlton
Fannie Jewell Howington Ballew, 86, of 4586 Paoli Road died Tuesday, April 6, 1999.
A native of Walton County, Mrs. Ballew was a daughter of the late Fletcher Lovern and Beulah Irene Weatherford Howington and was the widow of John Early "Byrd" Ballew. She was a homemaker.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home with the Revs. Ronnie Moon and James Tolbert officiating. Burial will be in Arnoldsville Cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Wayne F. Ballew, Carlton; and a sister, Inez Butler, High Shoals.
The families are at their respective residences.

Benny Lee Geiger
Jefferson
Benny Lee Geiger, 66, died Tuesday, April 6, 1999.
Mr. Geiger was a son of Alma Geiger of Winder and the late Fred Leroy Geiger. He was the retired owner of Geiger Upholstery and was a member of Galilee Christian Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Tom Plank officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Janey Hulsey Geiger; a daughter, Janey Denice Davis, Jefferson; a sister, Betty Cash, Winder; and two grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Galilee Christian Church Building Fund, Galilee Church Road, Jefferson 30549.

Jack Hall
Royston
James J. "Jack" Hall, 73, of 98 Old Elbert Road died Tuesday, April 6, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Hall was a son of the late William Carl and Myrtie Cromer Hall. He was employed by Royston Corporation, served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and was a member of Royston Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Royston Baptist Church with the Rev. Danny Barton officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Mill Shoal Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Johnnie Haley Hall; a daughter, Rhonda McNair, Marietta; two sons, Keith Hall, Flowery ston; five sisters, Nell Hall, Willie May Hall, Dorothy Lewis and Carolyn Berryman, all of Royston, and Eulane Craft, Pendelton, S.C.; a brother, William Kenneth "Ted" Hall, Hartwell; and four grandchildren.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home.

Earl David Lamper
Nicholson
Earl David Lamper, 72, of 36 Daisy Lane died Tuesday, April 6, 1999.
A native of Hillsborough County, N.H., Mr. Lamper was a son of the late Beatrice Lazoie and Chesley Lamper. He was a retied painting contractor and was a member of the American Hunting, NRA and Buckmasters.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Howington Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Manus officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth Coste, Wareham, Mass., and Nancy Morris, Nicholson; a sister, Brittany Wilson, Philadelphia, Pa.; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.

Augusta O'Kelley
Hartwell
Augusta Skelton O'Kelley, 79, of 171 Smith St. died Tuesday, April 6, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mrs. O'Kelley was a daughter of the late Augustus Carey and Wilibel Parker Skelton and was the widow of Rutherford L. O'Kelley. She was former co-owner of Skelton Insurance Co. and was retired from Hartwell Housing Authority as director. She was state life member of Nancy Hart Garden Club and was a member of Hartwell Fist Baptist Church, the Ruth Sunday School Class and Martha Bowers Baptist Women on Mission.
Services were Wednesday at Strickland Funeral Home with the Rev. Charlie Wilson officiating. Burial was in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Carey and Donald Hammett Sr., New Orleans; grandchildren and their families, Katharine and John Yopp, Katie, Carey and Mary Ann er Trammell, Houston, Texas, and Donald and Sherrie Hammett and Victoria Hammett, Dallas, Texas.
Pallbearers will be Grant Wells, Wink Verdery, Bill McSwain, Jim Wells, Jim Kesler, Rodney Wells, Tyler Verdery and Herbert Maret.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hartwell First Baptist Church, 81 E. Howell St., Hartwell 30643.
The family is at the residence.

Joe Hudson Venable Sr.
Jefferson
Joe Hudson Venable Sr., 75, of 4402 Brockton Road died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Venable was a son of the late Stype and Leah Kinsey Vanable and was the widower of Edna S. Venable. He was a retired purchasing agent, was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Hulon Hill officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pickens, S.C.
Survivors include his wife, Thelma Wilkes Venable; a daughter, Cheryl Pitts, Easley, S.C.; three sons, Joe. H. Venable Jr. and John Venable, both of Easley, and Gene Venable, Charlotte, N.C.; a brother, Bill Venable, Gainesville; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethany Methodist Church, 4659 Brockton Road, Jefferson, GA 30549.
The family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m. today and from 10-10:45 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Elizabeth M. Walker
Athens
Elizabeth M. Walker, 80, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Waler was a daughter of the late James and Cornelia McElroy and was the widow of J.W. Walker. She was preceded in death by a son, Joseph W. Walker Jr. She was a retired beautician and former owner of Walker's Wholesale Dress Shop. She was a member of Elder Road Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Arthur Bowick's Oconee Chapel with the Rev. Carlton in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda W. Baker, Athens, Vicenta W. Theroux, Charlotte, N.C.; a sister, Frances Lester, Gainesville; a brother, Ray McElroy, Cartersville; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Fred Johnson
Athens
Fred Johnson of 130 Water Oak St. died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

James Carter Langford
Decatur
James Carter Langford, 77, of 1090 N. Jamestown Road died Friday, April 2, 1999.
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Lee Mackall
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Mary Lee "Tee Tot" Edwards Mackall, formerly of Athens, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
Mack and Payne Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of the arrangements.

Louise Sorrells McLott
Danielsville
Louise Sorrells McLott, 79, of Ridgeway Drive died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
Lord & Stephens Madison Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

George Phelps
Norfolk, Va.
George Phelps of 5841 Frament Ave. died Tuesday, April 6, 1999.
Strickland Funeral Home, Hartwell, is in charge of the arrangements.

James Potts
Athens
James Potts, 85, of 1478 1/2 East Broad St. died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
Mack and Payne Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Norman Shorter
Washington
The Rev. Norman Shorter, formerly of Crawfordville, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, is in charge of the arrangements.

Hershel Stowe
Toccoa
Hershel Stowe, 61, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
Acree Davis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Fred W. Ausburn
Baldwin
Fred W. Ausburn died Thursday, April 8, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Ausburn was a son of the late William and Mary Free Ausburn and was the widower of Orpha Andrews Ausburn. He was retired from Chicopee Manufacturing Company with 30 years of service and was a farmer. He was a U.S. Army World War II veteran and was a member of Lamar Christian Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lamar Christian Church with the Revs. Mike Robertson, Roy Rogers and Tommy Wilkinson officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Willette Wade, Baldwin; four sons, Burch Ausburn, David Ausburn and Donald Ausburn, all of Baldwin, and Fred Lee Ausburn, Alto; a sister, Fayo Hawkins, Hayward, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home.
Flowers will be accepted and memorials may be made to Lamar Christian Church Building Fund, 3247 Georgia Highway 105, Baldwin, Ga. 30511.

George M. Champion Jr.
Augusta
George M. Champion Jr., 66, died Monday, April 5, 1999.
A native of Athens, Mr. Champion was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict and was of the Catholic faith.
Services will be at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church with the Rev. Gaspar Hegedus officiating. Burial will be in Oconee Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Christina Champion Sisk, Harlem, and Rebecca S. Champion, Woodstock; a son, George M. Champion III, Augusta; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Catholic Social Services, P.O. Box 2823, Augusta, Ga. 30904.
Poteet Funeral Home, Augusta, is in charge of the arrangements.

Alva G. Cody
Bogart
Alva G. Cody, 71, of 270 W, Huntington Road died Tuesday, April 6, 1999.
N.Y., Mr. Cody was a son of the late Calvin C. and Alma F. Hughes Cody. He was a retired president of Cody Lumber Company and was a member of Beech Haven Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, with the Revs. Stewart Simms and Donald Moreland officiating. Entombment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Alberta M. Cody; two sons, James A. Cody, Newfield, N.Y., and John C. Cody, Cedarville, Ohio; a brother, Calvin H. Cody, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three nephews.
Pallbearers will be Will Sommer, Jack Percy, Duke DeFresne, Chuck Steele, Robert Walls and Tom Bennett.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Beech Haven Baptist Church Building Fund, 2390 W. Broad St., Athens, Ga. 30602.

Awbery Colquitt
Comer
Awbery W. Colquitt, 82, of 1629 Comer Road died Thursday, April 8, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mr. Colquitt was a son of the late Bill and Addie Moore Colquitt. He was an employee of Oglethorpe County.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Carlton Cemetery with the Rev. Buford Lockman officiating.
Survivors include nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Oglethorpe Chapel.

Karen Davis
Athens
Karen Davis, of 747 Riverhill Drive died Thursday, April 8, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Davis was a daughter of Mildred Todd Davis, Toccoa, and the late Harry Davis. She was the director of Developmental Therapy with the University of Georgia and was a member of First Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jon Appleton officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Carnes Creek BapSurvivors, in addition to her mother, include two brothers and sisters-in-law, Gary and Sharon Davis, Athens, and Bill and Tiffany Davis, Lavonia; nieces and nephews, Stephanie and Brian Slate, Athens, Todd and Deneene Davis, Athens, and Ben Davis, Greenville, S.C.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today at Bernstein Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church.

John T. Hanley Sr.
Commerce
John Thomas Hanley Sr., 83, of 84 Lakeview Drive died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Hanley was a son of the late Lettie V. (Mealor) Hanley and John P. Hanley and was the widower of Helen Wilhite Hanley Sr. He was retired from Union Special Corporan and was a member of Commerce Presbyterian Church. He was a member of Hudson Lodge No. 294 F&AM.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Commerce Presbyterian Church with the Revs. Tom Lewis and G. Richard Hoard officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include a son, John Thomas Hanley Jr., Watkinsville; a sister, Ruth Ingram, Commerce; two brothers, Doyle Hanley, Commerce, and Frank Hanley, Nicholson; and a grandson, John Thomas Hanley III, Watkinsville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Commerce Presbyterian Church.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lamoid Harris
Atlanta
ATLANTA - Lamoid Harris, 67, of 150 Woodward Ave., formerly of Greene County, died Monday, April 5, 1999.
A native of Greene County, Mr. Harris was a son of the late James Vinson and Elna Richardson Harris. He was a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Flat Rock Baptist Church, White Plains, with the Rev. Robert Slaughter officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, include his wife, Sarah A. Harris; a son, Leonard Harris, Macon; a sister, Pauline H. Robbins, White Plains; three grandchildren; a great-grandThe family is at the residence of Pauline Robbins, 3600 Liberty Church Road, White Plains, and will receive friends starting at 10 a.m. today at Watts Funeral Home, Union Point.

Fred Henry Johnson Sr.
Athens
Fred Henry "Bo" Johnson Sr., of 130 Water St. died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Johnson was a son of Dollie Johnson Hunter Favors and the late Willie Hunter. He served in the U.S. Army.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Springfield Baptist Church with the Revs. Charles Mack and James Favors officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Survivors include five daughters, Demetria Johnson, Nadine Johnson, Michelle Johnson and Marsha Williams, all of Los Angeles, Calif., and Cassandra Parks, Bishop; two sons, Fred Henry Johnson Jr. and Gregory Johnson, Los Angeles, Calif.; five sisters, Mary Belle Smith, the Rev. Julia Hunter, Carolyn Scott, Gussie Mack and Janice Carruth, all of Athens; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Master Michael J. Kilgor
Winder
Master Michael Jaquan Kilgor, infant son of Shawanna Kilgore, died Saturday, April 3, 1999.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Eberhart's Glenwood Chapel with the Rev. Alfred Hazel officiating. Burial will be in Bush Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include grandparents, Alvin Kigore Sr. and Eula Mae Kilgore, both of Winder.
Eberhart & Son Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

James Carter LangfordDecatur
James Carter Langford, 72, of 1090 N. Jamestown Road, formerly of Athens, died Friday, April 2, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Langford was a son of the Langford. He was preceded in death by a sister, Elsa Langford Williams. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy and as a Major in the U.S. Air Force. A University of Georgia business graduate and alumni, he retired from Cotton State Insurance Company and for the past nine years was employed at Emory University Woodruff P.E. Center. He was a lifetime member and supporter of the Athens YMCA and was a member of Beech Haven Baptist Church.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Beech Haven Baptist Church with Dr. Stewart Simms Jr. and Dr. Pat Harrison officiating. A private burial will be at Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly Wilbanks Langford; three sons, Jeffrey Carter Langford and Jay Arthur Langford, both of Atlanta, and Jackson Lee Langford, Delray Beach, Fla.; a brother, Arthur Langford, Atlanta; and two grandchildren, Dwight Carter Langford and Griffin Lee Langford.
The family will receive friends at Beech Haven Baptist Church following the memorial services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Athens YMCA Endowment Fund, 915 Hawthorne Ave., Athens, Ga. 30606 or to Beech Haven Baptist Church Building Fund, 2390 W. Broad St., Athens, Ga. 30606.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Louise McLott
Danielsville
Louise Sorrells McLott, 79, of Ridgeway Drive died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. McLott was a daughter of the late Rufus Jackson and Emma Sue Coile Sorrells. She was retired from the Franklin County School System as a librarian and had previously served as a counselor with South Madison Middle School from 1969 until 1980. She was a member of Mount Hermon Presbyterian Church, Ila.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Hermon Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Martha Courie officiating. Burial will be in Danielsville City Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Mollie McLott Martin, Athens; a son, James Michael McLott, Atlanta; a sister, Mary Sorrells Davis, Alexandria, Va.; a brothens; and two grandchildren, Marion Louise Martin, Athens, and Carolyn McLain Martin, West Point, N.Y.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville.

Mary L. Edwards-Mackall
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Mary Leea "Tee-Tot" Edwards-Mackall, 66, formerly of Athens, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Hill Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. William J. Harris officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Fork Bethel Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Vernon Mackall; four daughters, Barbara King-Craft, Arnetta King-Crick and Gloria Knight-Carithers, all of Athens, and Ancetta King-Escolonia, New York; six sons, Norman King and George Knight, both of Athens, Acey King, Ivory King and Cassiuss King, all of New York, and Jimmy King, W. Va.; two sisters, Jesse Smith, Atlanta, and Ossie Mae Smith, Athens; a brother, George Edwards Jr., Athens; 26 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Mack & Payne Funeral Home.

Gary Merriett
Seneca, S.C.
Gary Merriett, 39, of 902 E. Main St. died Monday, April 5, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Merriett was a son of the Elnora Merriett and T.W. Burton. He was a member of Broad River Baptist Church, Lavonia.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Broad River Baptist Church with the Rev. Warren Thaxton officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include four sisters, Marie Oglesby, Lavonia, Novella Gantt, San Diego, Calif., and Tawanna Burton, Dallas, Texas; two brothers, Jerry Merriett, Lavonia, and Ben Holland, Oglethorpe; and his grandparents, Fannie Merriett, Lavonia, and Mr. and Mrs. Troy Burton, Martin.
The family is at the residence of Elnora Merriett, Georgia Highway 17, Lavonia, and will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home.

Mae Willie Morton
Athens
Mae Willie Morton, of 260 Bazzelle Lane died Saturday, April 3, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Morton was a daughter of the late Paul and Lila Craft. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Alicestine Morton.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hill Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. William J. Harris officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Survivors include four daughters, the Rev. Lila Dorsey, Cora Walton, Bobbie J. Morton and Vericonia Morton, all of Athens; three sons, Floyd Morton, Ocala Fla., the Rev. Richard Morton Sr., Hamden Court, and Samuel Morton, New York; a sister, Ruby Potts, Athens; two brothers, Luther Craft and Matthew Craft, both of New York; 24 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ruby H. Owen
Toccoa
Ruby L. Harris Owen, 83, formerly of Lavonia, died Thursday, April 8, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mrs. Owen was a daughter of the late Columbus O. and Hester Ann Fennel Harris and was the widow of L.T. Owen Sr. She was a homemaker and was the former co-owner and operator of Owen's Grocery, Lavonia. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church withh the Revs. John Forbes, Davis Lacey and Curtis Gilstrap officiating. Musical selections will be rendered by the Rev. and Mrs. Richard Dickson. Burial will be in Franklin MemoSurvivors include a daughter, Margaret Elrod, Lavonia; two sons, L.T. Owen Jr., Toccoa, and Roger N. Owen, Ellijay; a sister, Annie Alewine, Lavonia; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will be at their respective residences and will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Hamby Funeral Home.

Charles E. Sheats Sr.
Athens
Charles Edward Sheats Sr., of 173 First St. died Thursday, April 8, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Sheats was a son of Louise Sheats, Athens, and the late George T. Sheats Sr.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mack & Payne Funeral Home with the Rev. Nathaniel Irvin officiating. Burial will be in the East Lawn Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a son, Charles Edward Sheats Jr., Norcross; three sisters, Joane Sheats, Dorothy Sheats and Janice Sheats, all of Athens; four brothers, George T. Sheats Jr., Michael Sheats, Rickey Sheats and Larry Sheats, all of Athens; and a granddaughter.

Norman Shorter
Washington
The Rev. Norman Shorter, 74, of 330 Andrew Drive, formerly of Crawfordville, died Wednesday, Apri,l 7, 1999.
A native of Crawfordville, Mr. Shorter was a son of the late John and Fannie Peek Shorter. He joined the New Battery Baptist Church at an early age and was ordained as a deacon in April of 1965. He served as pastor at Mount Olive Baptist Church, Hilman, where he served for 17 years, the Bethlehem Baptist Church, Washington, where he served for 16 years and Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Lincolnton, where he served for three years.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at New Battery Baptist Church, Crawfordville, with the Revs. Samuel Duggan, Charlie Maddox, Marvin O'Rear and Bryant E. Ware officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Eileen Shorter; a foster child raised in the home, Gary Reynolds, Atlanta; a sister, Frances brothers, the Rev. Johnnie C. Shorter, Augusta, the Rev. Garnie Shorter, Winterville, and the Rev. William Shorter, Athens.
The family is at the residence, 125 Susan Circle, Winterville, and will receive friends beginning at 10 a.m. today at Watts Funeral Home, Union Point.

Hershel Franklin Stowe
Eastanollee
Hershel Franklin Stowe, 61, of Dortch Road died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mr. Stowe was a son of the late Clem Hosea and Emily Pauline Stowe. He was employed by Caudell Construction Co. for 16 years and was a member of Eastanollee Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Eastanollee Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Ivester officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Jeanie Holt, Astoria, Ore., Patricia Stowe, Cleveland, Ohio, and Cindy Peel, Harlem; a son, Mike Stowe, Eastanollee; two brothers, Jimmy Stowe, Toccoa, and Harold Stowe, Columbia, S.C.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Thompson, Wayne Herron, Tom Fitz, Roy Thompson, Mark Shirley and Ricky Cheek.
The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Acree-Davis Funeral Home.

Elizabeth M. WalkerAthens
Elizabeth M. Walker, 80, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Walker was a daughter of the late James McLeroy and Cornelia Garrison McLeroy and was the widow of J.W. Walker. She was preceded in death by a son, Joseph W. Walker Jr. She was a retired beautician and was a former owner of Walker's Wholesale Dress Shop. She was a member of Elder Road Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Arthur Bowick's Oconee Chapel with the Rev. Carlton Shelton officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda W. Baker, Athens, and Vicenta W. Theroux, Charlotte, N.C.; a sister, Frances Lester, Gainesville; a brother, Roy McLeroy, Cartersville; six children; nieces and nephews.

Johnny Welborn
Hartwell
John "Johnny" William Welborn, 52, of 380 Chandlers Ferry Road died Thursday, April 8, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Welborn was a son of the late Clyde O. "Day" Welborn and Ferrell Dean O'Barr Welborn. He was a former employee of Boaz in the shipping dept. He was a member of Reed Creek Baptist Church and was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Strickland Funeral Home with the Revs. Johnny Stowe and Joe Black officiating. Burial will be in the Memorial Garden of Prayer.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Phillips Welborn; and three sisters, Louise Shaw, Starr, S.C., Gail Robinson, Hartwell, and Linda Godfrey, Lavonia.
The family is at the residence of Gail and Johnny Robinson, 110 New Prospect Road, Hartwell, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Karen Davis
Athens
Karen Davis, 50, of 747 Riverhill Drive died Thursday, April 8, 1999.
Bernstein Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Pat Yeoman
Toccoa
Pat Yeoman, 46, died Thursday, April 8, 1999.
Whitfield Funeral Home will announce arrangements.


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