Miscellaneous Clarke County, Georgia Obituaries
CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY


First Name:
Last Name:

Dot Dixon
Athens
Flora M. "Dot" Dixon, 69, of 361 Helican Springs Road died Monday, April 26, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Dixon was a daughter of the late Dewey and Lessie Moon Warren. She was a homemaker and was a member of Victory Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, with the Revs. Elmer Butler and Buford Lockman officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include her husband, Charles E. Dixon; a son, Larry Dixon, Athens; a sister, Belle Cheatam, Bogart; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Lewis James Gibson
Turnerville
Lewis James Gibson, 74, died Sunday, April 25, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mr. Gibson was a son of the late Alonzo and Mary Ann Burch Gibson. He was retired after 30 years of service with Nabisco in Atlanta and was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home, Cornelia, with the Revs. Wilmer Ivester and E.C. Hart officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include a sister, Lille Mae Tillie, Winder; two brothers, George Gibson and Virgil Gibson, both of Turnerville; nieces and nephews.

John K. Good Sr.
Lula
John Kenneth Good Sr., 79, of 575 Pritchett Road died Monday, April 26, 1999.
A native of San Diego, Calif., Mr. Good was a son of the late John Israel and Ella Dice Peasgood. He was a retired Navy veteran.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Payne officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Bolk Good; a daughter, Lori Good Braselton, Hoschton; and a grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Doris L. Harris
Jefferson
Doris L. "Dot" Harris, 82, of Park St. died Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Harris was a daughter of the late William Thomas Langford and Mae Jackson Langford and was the widow of Claiborn Harris. She was retired from Jefferson Elementary School, was a member of Eastern Star and was a member of Holly Springs Methodist Church.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Jackson Funeral Home with the Revs. Randy Wallworth and Leroy Gooch officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Park.
Survivors include three daughters, Shirley J. McNeal and Sandra H. Pruitt, both of Jefferson, and Charlotte H. Gooch, Pendergrass; three sons, Hoyt Harris and C. Thomas Harris, both of Jefferson, and Jimmy D. Harris, Chestnut Mountain; a brother, O.N. "Buck" Langford, Pendergrass; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be members of Unity Lodge No. 36.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Harrison A. Head
Watkinsville
Harrison Allen Head, 82, of 2891 Monroe Highway died Monday, April 26, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. Head was a son of the late Paul and Ora Head. He was a retired truck driver and was a member of New Covenant Worship Center.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Ray's United Methodist Church with the Rev. Howard Conine officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Meeler Head; four daughters, Betty Williams and Faye Davidson, both of Watkinsville, Mary Savage, Athens, and Lillie Davidson, Bishop; a son, Jim Head, Athens; three stepsons, Lee Burrell, Watkinsville, Bill Burrell, Atlanta, and Milton Head, Danielsville; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert Gordon Ille
Watkinsville
Robert Gordon Ille, 53, of 1320 Broadlands Drive died Sunday, April 25, 1999.
A native of Schenectady, N.Y., Mr. Ille was a son of George and Helen Ille of Cincinnati.
Memorial services will be held later.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Judith Smith-Ille; two daughters, Daryl Sepega, Killingworth, Conn., and Melinda Ille, Chicago; a son, Robert Gordon Ille II, Columbus, Ohio; a brother, Richard Ille, Cincinnati; and two grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriners Children Hospital Donations Department, 516 Carew St., Springfield, Mass. 01104.
Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lester W. Nash
Long Beach, N.C.
Lester Winfield Nash, 86, died Friday, April 23, 1999.
A native of Kent, Ohio, Mr. Nash was a self employed businessman. He was an alumnus of Kent State University and was a World War II veteran.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Nash, Cocoa Beach, Fla.; two sons, Edward T. Nash, Watkinsville, and David L. Nash, Oak Island, N.C.; and five grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cape Canaveral Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 320069, 701 W. Cocoa Beach Causeway, Cocoa Beach, Fla. 32932.
Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home, Cocoa Beach, Fla., is in charge of the arrangements.

Bob Stratton
Norcross
Robert Leroy "Bob" Stratton, 74, formerly of Elbert County, died Sunday, April 25, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Stratton was a son of the late Frank J. Sr. and Ethel Holmes Stratton. He was retired from Eastman Kodak Company, was a U.S. Navy veteran and was a member of First Baptist Church, Doraville.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. today at New Bethel United Methodist Church, Elberton, with the Rev. Edward Sayer officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Stratton, Norcross; three daughters, Susan J. Richardson, Marietta, Gwendolyn Aikens, Forest Park, and Jerri-Lee Coleman, Duluth; a son, Robert K. Stratton, Norcross; two brothers, William "Billy" Stratton and Frank Stratton Jr., both of Elberton; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Announcement courtesy of Hicks Funeral Home, Elberton.

Mabel Thomason
Elberton
Mabel Alice Sanders Thomason, 86, formerly of 111 Seaboard St., died Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mrs. Thomason was a daughter of the late Clarence Eugene and Mary Elizabeth McMullan Sanders and was the widow of Robert Elmer Thomason. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Gail Thomason Rucker. She was retired from Elberton Manufacturing Company and was a member of Elberton First Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Rock Branch Baptist Church cemetery with the Rev. Edward Sayer officiating.
Survivors include two sons, Robert C. Thomas, Elberton, and Howard Thomason, Clayton; a brother, Harold Sanders, Elberton; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Thomason, 1596 Athens Highway, Elberton.
Flowers are to be omitted and memorials may be made to Rock Branch Baptist Church, 2150 Coldwater Road, Elberton, Ga. 30635.
Hicks Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mazell G. Vandiver
Athens
Mazell Gearing Vandiver, 81, died Monday, April 26, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Vandiver was a daughter of the late John and Maude Strickland Woods. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Geneva Gearing. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Evergreen Memorial Park with the Rev. Steve Wilson officiating.
Survivors include her husband, William Vandiver; a daughter, Rachel Powell, Statham; two sons, Will D. Herring, Winder, and Paul Herring, Actworth; a sister, Vivian Scarbrough, Ila; a brother, Ed Wood, Maysville; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

William Weber
Athens
William Stewart Weber, 77, of 160 North Homewood Drive died Sunday, April 25, 1999.
A native of Grove City, Pa., Mr. Weber was a son of the late John Fredrick and Margaret Stewart Weber and was the widower of Anne Celia Lengle Weber. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Weber. He was retired from Westinghouse after 44 years of employment in the Athens plant and Sharon, Pa. plant. He served two years in the U.S. Army as Staff Sergeant and worked on Manhattan Bomb project in Los Alamos.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Stephen J. Sherman Funeral Home, Sharon, Pa. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage, Pa.
Survivors include three sons, John Charles Weber, William Stewart Weber II, and Robert Jeffrey Weber, all of Athens; a sister, Rose Marie Dupont, Redding, Calif.; a brother, Richard Weber, Pennsylvania; and a granddaughter.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, and from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Stephen J. Sherman Funeral Home.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of local arrangements.

John D. Brown
Elberton
John Douglas Brown, 53, of 383 Wilcox Heights died Monday, April 26, 1999.
The family will be at the residence of Kevin Brown, 387 Wilcox Heights.
Berry Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Samuel Henry Edwards
Athens
Samuel Henry "Pop" Edwards, 34, of 100 Pinecrest Lodge Road died Monday, April 26, 1999.
Mack and Payne Funeral Home will announce the arrangements.

Elmore Griffith
Jacksonville, Fla.
Elmore Griffith, formerly of Athens, died Monday, April 26, 1999.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Henry T. Jones Jr.
Hartwell
Henry Thomas Jones Jr., 53, of 90 Ware St. died Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
Mack's Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Kathy Kemp
Rayle
Kathy Kemp, 66, of 1427 Philomath Road died Sunday, April 25, 1999.
Davenport McLendon Mortuary, Washington, will announce of the arrangements.

Robert Sayer
Carnesville
Robert R. Sayer, 53, of 7650 Royston Road died Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
Pruitte Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Lula Strickland
Royston
Lula Strickland, 72, of 516 Old Elbert St. died Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
Pruitte Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Sandra M. Burnley
Winder
Sandra M. Burnley, 56, of 152 Hamilton Ave. died Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Burnley was a daughter of Clara Casper Morrow and the late Ralph E. Morrow. She was a member of First Baptist Church.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Wise-Connolly Funeral Home with the Rev. John Jordan officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
Survivors include two sons, Chris Jordan, Greer, S.C., and Charlie Jordan, Loganville; a sister, Juanita Estes, Grayson; a granddaughter, Megan Jordan, Greer; and two nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
The family will receive friends from noon-1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

John K. Good Sr.
Lula
John Kenneth Good Sr., 79, of 575 Pritchett Road died Monday, April 26, 1999.
A native of San Diego, Mr. Good was a son of the late John Israel and Ella Dice Peasgood. He was a retired Navy veteran.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Payne officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Bolk Good; a daughter, Lori Good Braselton, Hoschton; two sons, John Good Jr. and Donald Good, both of Dawsonville; and a grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Warren F. Harrer
Athens
Warren F. Harrer Jr., 81, died Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
A native of Williamsport, Pa., a son of the late Dr. Warren F. Harrer Sr. and Estelle Zimmerman Harrer Brass of Crystal River, Fla. He attended Bucknell University where he majored in finance and the University of Florida where he majored in real estate.
After college he started his business career, in the late ments in Sears Retail Stores. In 1952 he married his second wife, "Betty" and moved to Florida where he was employed by Mason Mortgage Co. in Jacksonville to set up and manage a home improvement loan company. In 1960 he was employed by a group of bankers to start a mortgage company to finance low cost homes in 16 southeastern states-President of All-Florida Mortgage Co. (Home Mortgages in Florida), U.S. Finance Co. (Mobile Home and Shell Home Financing in the 16 states), and Vice-President of Dixie Acceptance Coro (Home Improvement Financing in the Southeast).
In 1969 he was hired by Republic Mortgage Investors in Miami as their property manager to complete construction and liquidate distressed commercial properties located from Florida to New York State. In 1981 Republic was acquired by Oppenheimer and, rather than move to New York City, he took retirement, moving to Athens where he purchased 60 acres in the city limits and built Highland Greens, a manufactured Home Community, that he operated until a few years ago when he sold, due to his wife's illness.
He was on the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Manufactured Home Association and on the Board of the Georgia Manufactured Home Association. He was a life member of the Elks. He was a member of the Society of Fee Appraisers, the institute of Real Estate Management, was a real estate broker, a mortgage broker and a registered appraiser in Florida.
He was married 44 years to Irene "Betty" Grier of Reading, Pa. He is survived by a son, Max W. Harrer, West Palm Beach, Fla. A granddaughter, Kristin at the University of Michigan. A stepdaughter, BarbaraAnn Kresge Thomas of St. Louis and her two sons, and an adopted daughter, Janice Crowther.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Bernstein Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Hospice, 1150 Dearing St., Athens, GA 30601.

Robert A. Johnson
Hull
Robert Addison Johnson, 85, of 199 Piedmont Road died Sunday, April 25, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Johnson was a son of the late Lewis A. and Moena Stovall Johnson.
day at St. Mary's Baptist Church with the Revs. Stephens Hall and William Jennings officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Annie Sue Johnson; seven daughters, Helen Toliver, Roberta Barton, Nvotha Sorrells, Annie Simmons and Sarah Johnson, all of Hull, and Catherine Whitehead and Brenda Johnson, both of Athens; five sons, Charles Johnson, Augusta, Roy Johnson and Dennis L. Johnson, both of Hull, Claude A. Johnson, Germany, and Robert Johnson Jr., Ohio; 54 grandchildren; 81 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Mack and Payne Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Kathy Kemp
Rayle
Kathy Kemp, 66, of 1427 Philomath Road died Sunday, April 25, 1999.
A native of Wilkes County, Mrs. Kemp was a daughter of the late George and Anna Claybon. She was a private duty nurse and was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Ben K. Willis officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Maranda Ray, Miami, Fla.; a son, Gregory Grant, Washington; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Davenport McLendon Mortuary, Washington, is in charge of the arrangements.

Marion R. Lowe
Jefferson
Marion Richard Lowe, 79, formerly of Pendergrass died Wednesday, April 21, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Lowe was a daughter of the late Richard and Sally Lowe. She was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 11 a.m. in Oconee Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Luther Campbell officiating.
Survivors include a brother, Clem Lowe, Jackson County; a niece; three great-nieces; and a great-nephew.
Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Vallie Minish
Athens
Vallie Minish, 83, of Route 1 died Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
A native Commerce, Miss Minish was a daughter of the late Luther James and Fannie McGinnis Minish. She was a self-employed property manager.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday in Center Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Henry Webb officiating.
Survivors include three sisters, Dot Burroughs, Colbert, Bess Harrison, Commerce, and Polly Holcomb, Athens.
Ivie Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lillian L.P. Putman
Cornelia
Lillian L. Purdy Putman, 92, died Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mrs. Putman was a daughter of the late Clint and Susie Towsend Shirley and was the widow of Roy Purdy and Quill Putman. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home with the Revs. Wilmer Ivester and Johnathan Vinson officiating. Burial will be in Yonah Memorial Gardens, Demorest.
Survivors include four daughters, Jeanette Flournoy, Helen Vinson, Imogene Trotter, all of Cornelia, and Dorothy Kimbrell, Mount Airy; two sons, Lee Roy Purdy, Beaumont, Texas, and Leonard Purdy, Homer; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Jeanette Flournoy, 221 Hendrix St., Cornelia, and will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Robert Sayer
Carnesville
Robert Richard Sayer, 53, of 7650 Royston Road died Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Sayer was a son of the late John Thomas and Otis Craft Sayer.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Edward Sayer and Dorsey Holmes officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens-North.
Survivors include his wife, Lisa Sara Brawner Sayer; a daughter, Renee S. Summey, Gastonia, N.C.; two sons, Tracy Sayer and Tommy Sayer, both of ley Crowe and Ebbie Hall, both of Elberton, and Sue Yarbrough, Royston; a brother, Dalton Sayer, Canon; a grandson; and a stepgrandson.
Pallbearers will be Donnie Williams, Dwight Hambrick, Wayne Bridges, Greg Bridges, Chris Collins and David Sellers.
The family is at the residence.

Will Seabolt
Jefferson
Will Seabolt, infant son of Mitchell and Jackie Gaddis Seabolt of Jefferson died Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
Will was a native of Hall county.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the graveside with the Rev. Junior Lee officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include paternal grandmother, Tempy Humphries, Jefferson; paternal great-grandmother, Gladys Seabolt, Hoschton; maternal grandparents, Terry and Barbara Gaddis, Talmo; maternal great-grandmothers, Cora Lee Gaddis, Jefferson, and may Waddell, Commerce; aunts and uncles.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Wise-Connolly Funeral Home, Winder.

Lula Strickland
Royston
Lula E. Berryman Strickland, 72, of 516 Old Elbert St. died Tuesday, April 27, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Strickland was a daughter of the late Toombs and Lela Maude McCollum Berryman. She was a homemaker and was a member of Royston Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Pruitte Funeral Home with the Revs. Danny Barton and Larry Kaiser officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens South.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Luther Strickland; a daughter, Lynn West, Lilburn; three sons, Steven Hope Strickland, Gainesville, Jerry Lee Strickland, Newbury Park, Calif., and Dexter Charles Strickland, Franklin Springs; four sisters, Louise Callas, Aiken, S.C., JoAn Berryman, Royston, Polly Berryman, Chicago, Ill., and Erma June Lester, Loganville; seven grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Pallbearers will be John Yonce, Stewart Berryman Jr., Garnett Roy Lester Sr., David Stanley Brooks, Sam West, Larry Keith, Charles Yonce and Jimmy Brooks.
Memorials may be made to Royston Baptist Church Family Life Center, 767 Church St., Royston, GA 30662.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James R. Stroud
Nicholson
James Robert Stroud, 45, of 1316 Ed Bennett Road died Wednesday, April 28, 1999.
A native of Iredell County, N.C., Mr. Stroud was a son of Florence Stroud of Statesville, N.C. and the late Herman Charles Stroud. He was a painter employed by Peterson Springs.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Nicholson Baptist Church with the Revs. James Gooch and Kelly Woodall officiating. Burial will be in Howington Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Susan Ray Stroud; and a daughter, Nichole Stroud, Nicholson.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.

Tom Ed Cobb
Toccoa
Tom Ed Cobb, 80, of Pond St. died Wednesday, April 28, 1999.
Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

John Douglas Brown
Elberton
John Douglas Brown, 53, of 383 Wilcox Heights died Monday, April 26, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Brown was a son of Cariene Scoggins Brown of Elberton and the late John Emory Brown. He was preceded in death by a son, Dwayne Brown. He was owner and operator of K & R Granite Sales and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Berry Funeral Home with the Rev. J.T. Willoughby officiating. Burial will be in Elmhurst Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Joyce Jordan Brown; two sons, Kevin Brown, Elberton, and Rex Brown, Calhoun; four sisters, Gereldine Smith, Bowman, Rebecca Johnson, Elberton, Deborah Bell, Comer, and Linda Pless, Dewy Rose; a brother, Milford Brown, Dewy Rose; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Morrison, Billy Ray Scoggins, Randall Brown, Clifford Shepherd, Marlow Scoggins and Shane Johnson.
The family is at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Brown, 387 Wilcox Heights, Elberton, and will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Tom Ed Cobb
Toccoa
Tom Ed Cobb, 80, of 707 Pond St. died Wednesday, April 28, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Cobb was a son of the late Charles Tillman and Ella Childs Cobb. He was a car salesman and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Jarrett Ragan officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Dooley Cobb; two daughters, Virginia "Ginger" Cobb, Alpharetta, and Marie Spearman, Dunwoody; a son, Richard Cobb, Toccoa; two sisters, a brother; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Chris Stocks, Tim Holcomb, Ronnie Cheek, Richard Spearman, Hubert Cash and Jeff Johnson.
The family is at the residence.

Samuel H. Edwards
Athens
Pinecrest Lodge Road died Monday, April 26, 1999.
Mr. Edwards was a son of George Edwards and the late Dorothy Mae Edwards. He was a car detailer.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mack & Payne Funeral Home with the Revs. Bob Bradford and William Jennings officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include a son, Joseph Dalton Edwards; five sisters, Ava Louise Campbell, Linda Bonita Edwards, Delores Campbell, Lula Mae Edwards and Sherry Laleen Edwards, all of Athens; four brothers, George Allen Edwards, Terry Edwards, Charles Erwin Edwards and Benjamin Eugene Edwards, all of Athens; nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence.

Elmore Griffith
Jacksonville, Fla.
Elmore Griffith, formerly of Athens, died Monday, April 26, 1999.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla.
Survivors include an uncle, Wade Griffith, Ila.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Horrison A. Head
Watkinsville
Horrison Allen Head, 82, of 2891 Monroe Highway died Monday, April 26, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. Head was a son of the late Paul and Ora Head. He was a retired truck driver and was a member of New Covenant Worship Center.
Services were Wednesday at Ray's United Methodist Church with the Rev. Howard Conine officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Meeler Head; a son, Jim Head, Athens; three stepsons, Lee Burrell, Watkinsville, Bill Burrell, Atlanta, and Milton Burrell, Danielsville; four stepdaughters, Betty Williams and Faye Davidson, both of Watkinsville, Mary Savage, Athens, and Lillie Dawson, Bishop; 18 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Bernstein Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Roy Raleigh Hooper
Athens
Roy Raleigh Hooper, 80, of 1830 Bennett Road died Wednesday, April 28, 1999.
A native of Gainesville, Mr. Hooper was a son of the late Joe A. and Minnie Ola Barrett Hooper. He was a self-employed brick mason.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce. Burial will be in Harmony Hall Baptist Church Cemetery, Gainesville.
Survivors include two daughters, Marie Campbell, Homer, and Kathy Long, Cornelia; a son, Glen Rawnsley, Cornelia; a sister, Eva Smith, Pendergrass; two brothers, Bush Hooper, Quakertown, Pa., and Joe Hooper, Atlanta; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ty KelleyWatkinsville
Tyler Matthew Kelley, 19, of 1081 Twelve Oaks Circle died Wednesday, April 28, 1999.
A native and lifelong resident of the Athens area, Mr. Kelley was a son of Dr. Robert E. Kelley and Rachel Fortson Kelley, both of Watkinsville. He was a 1997 Honor Graduate of Athens Academy and was currently on the Dean's List in his junior year at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church and was preceded in death by a brother, Christopher Scott Kelley.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. James United Methodist Church with the Revs. Kent Reynolds and Terry Mercer officiating. Internment will be at Oconee Hill Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a stepmother, Lynda C. Kelley, Watkinsville; four brothers, Mark D. Kelley and Brent Kelley, both of Athens, John Guthrie Kelley, Watkinsville, and Robert E. III and sister in-law, Rhonda Kelley, Snellville; two sisters, Anna Kelley, Watkinsville, and Nicole Kelley, Athens; maternal grandmother, Idell Fortson, Danielsville; paternal grandparents, Barl and Martha Kelley, Chicamauga; and two family friends, Larry Pounds and Jay Wise.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

Hank Thompson
Monroe
Hank Thompson, 43, died Wednesday, April 28, 1999.
Mr. Thompson was a son of Donald Thompson and Elizabeth Thompson, Indiana.
Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. today at The Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Rev. James Sizemore officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Evelyn Thompson; six children, Lowanda Murrell, Monroe, Johny Clayton Jr. and Jason Clayton, both of Hull, Angela Hicks, Bogart, Gloria Slezak and Donald Thompson, both of Fern Park, Fla.; two sisters, Deborah Johnson and April Goosebum, both of Indiana; three brothers, Keith Thompson, Gene Thompson and Steve Thompson, all of Indiana; and 15 grandchildren.

Clifford E. Walter
Elberton
Clifford Eugene Walter, 87, died Wednesday, April 28, 1999.
A native of Faith, N.C., Mr. Walter was a son of the late Jay T. Walter and Sallie Kerns Walter and was the widower of Eva Florence Hunt Walter. He was a retired blacksmith and was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Forest Hills Memorial Park with the Rev. Barbara Engelbrecht officiating.
Survivors include a sister, Elizabeth Webb, Cummings; and a sister-in-law, Margaret Walters, Hampton, Va.
The family will be at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Brown, 107 LakeForest Circle, Elberton, and will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at Berry Funeral Home.
The family has requested no flowers and memorials may be made to the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

Henry Harper
Carlton
Henry Harper of 24 Ruff Road died Wednesday, April 28, 1999.
Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel will announce arrangements.


CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY