Miscellaneous Clarke County, Georgia Obituaries
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B. Frank Dodd
Crawford
B. Frank Dodd, 91, of 245 Buddy Faust Road, died Saturday, May 8, 1999.
A native of Landrum, S.C., he was a son of the late John Thomas and Mae Watson Dodd. Mr. Dodd was self-employed and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Sandy Cross Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Terry James officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Elizabeth Stevens Dodd; a daughter, Mitzi Shane, Crawford; six sisters, Lois Rucker, Spindale, N.C., Alice Brooks and Emily Rollins, both of Inman, S.C., Virginia Horton, Columbus, N.C., Ethel West, Lyman, S.C., and Rebecca Rhymer, Campbello, S.C.; a brother, Thomas Dodd, Lowell, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Oglethorpe Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sandy Cross Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Robert Johnson, 593 Sandy Cross Road, Lexington, GA 30648.

Frances Whitworth Gantt
Anniston, Ala.
Frances Whitworth Gantt of 3701 Dale Hollow Road, Anniston, Ala., formerly of Lavonia, died Sunday, May 9, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Gantt was a daughter of the late Henry DeWitt and Euna Mays Whitworth and was the widow of Dennis Russell Gantt. She was a retired schoolteacher, having served elementary schools of Lavonia, Toccoa, and Shoal Creek for over 36 years. She was a graduate of Georgia State College for Women and Piedmont College, was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lavonia for over 80 years, taught Sunday school, Bible school and youth groups. She was a member of the Lavonia Garden Club, Lavonia, U.D.C. Chapter 1216, and the Franklin County Retired Teachers Association.
Services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 15, at the Hamby Funeral Home, Lavonia, with the Revs. Richard Bielski and Larry Finger officiating. Burial will be in the Lavonia City Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Betsy Gantt, Anniston, Ala.; a son, Thomas D. Gantt, Indianapolis, Ind.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 14, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 95 Bowman St., Lavonia, GA 30553.

Fred Johnson Jr.
Athens
Fred Johnson Jr. of 130 E. Carver Dr. died Thursday, May 6, 1999.
Mr. Johnson was a son of the late Annie Alice and Fred Johnson Sr. He was a carpenter and was a member of Summer Hill Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at East Friendship Baptist Church, with the Revs. James Kendrick, Hugh Minor, and Mark A. Weaver officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in East Lawn.
Survivors include his wife, Rosa Lee Johnson; a daughter, Corne Daniels, Athens; two sons, Frank Richardson, Athens, and George Ball, Hardwick; five sisters, Paulene Watson and Della Johnson, both of Seattle, Wash., Lizzie Coleman, Bellevue, Wash., Mattie Smith and Hannah Johnson, both of Athens; three brothers, Charles Johnson, Cleveland, Ohio, Jessie Johnson, Milledgeville, and John Johnson, Athens; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Mack and Payne Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Gladys Payne
Commerce
Gladys Irene Ivey Payne, 87, of B Wilson Road, died Saturday, May 8, 1999.
A native of Hall County, Mrs. Payne was a daughter of the late Riley Allen and Annie Elizabeth Smith Ivey and was the widow of Lewis Payne. She was retired from Jefferson Mills and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Commerce.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Jackson Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Revs. Warren Huddleston and Gary Prater officiating. Burial will be at Jackson Memorial Park.
Survivors include a daughter, Virginia Cook, Pendergrass; a son, Rudolph Payne, Commerce; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Ethelyn Cook Stevens
Athens
Ethelyn Cook Stevens of 350 Southview died Friday, May 7, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Stevens was a daughter of the late Hilda Driver Cook and was the widow of Harry G. Stevens Sr. She was a homemaker and a member of First Christian Church and the Circle 3 Ladies.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Oconee Hill Cemetery, with the Rev. Ray Austin officiating.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Harry G. and Lyn Stevens Jr., Roswell, and Dan and Becky Stevens, Maxeys; a sister, Anne Crow, Jacksonville, Fla.; four grandchildren, Mark D. Stevens, Beth Stevens, Kelly Stevens, and Susannah Stevens; and a great-grandchild, Nathan Clay Stevens.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, 268 W. Dougherty St., Athens, GA 30601.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Charlie Burton
Athens
Charlie Burton of 299 Washington Dr. died Sunday, May 9, 1999.
Hurley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Banion
Duluth
Mary Johnnette White Banion, 64, of 3861 Murdock Court, died Sunday, May 9, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mrs. Banion was a daughter of the late R. Otis White and Ella Mae Mauldin White. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Church of God faith.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Strickland Funeral Home, Hartwell, with the Revs. Samuel Locklear, Lamar Beavers and Wayne Walker officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Church of God Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Banion; a daughter, Marylin Delilah Wood, Duluth; a sister, Margaret Thrasher, Mableton; a brother, Thomas H. White, Lilburn; two stepsisters, Lois Howell, Hartwell, and Diane Patrick, Danielsville; a stepbrother, Bobby R. White, Hartwell; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Duane Stewart, Terry Freeman, Phillip Herren, Terry Hicks, Mickey Watts and Ralph Herren.
The family is at their respective residences and will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ellis V. Banks
Gillsville
Ellis V. Banks, 87, of 4171 Harmony Church Road, died Sunday, May 9, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Banks was a son of the late J. Willie and Virgie Lewallen Banks. He was a retired carpenter and was a member of Webbs Creek Baptist Church and Homer American Legion Post 215. He was a U.S. merchant marine veteran of World War II.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home, with the Revs. Vernon Grimes and Bill Manus officiating. Burial will be in Banks Memorial Gardens, Homer.
Survivors include a daughter, Louise Adams, Gillsville; a son, Don Banks, Martin; a sister, Margarett Lyles, Toccoa; a brother, Henry David Banks, Commerce; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Clyde Denton
Commerce
Clyde Denton, 81, of 2060 Apple Valley Road, died Sunday, May 9, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Denton was a son of the late Robert and Nettie Whitfield Denton. He was retired from the Georgia D.O.T. and was a member of Line Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today in Line Baptist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Gary Prather officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Nellie Blackburn Denton, six daughters, Gail Berry and Wanda Williams, both of Commerce, Dianne Carey, Royston, Melissa Denton, Hoschton, Rita Parker, Jefferson, and Brenda Smith, Hull; three sisters, Orabelle Hopper, Gillsville, Laureen Huchaby, Gainesville, and Bobbie Smith, Hoschton; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Minnie E. Ford Durham
Seattle, Wash.
Minnie Eva Ford Durham, formerly of Athens, died Thursday, May 6, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Ms. Durham was a daughter of the late Annie H. and Bish Ford Sr. She was a 1962 graduate of Athens High and Industrial School.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Southwest Mortuary, Seattle, Wash.
Survivors include a sister, Lizzie B. Ford Howard, Cleveland, Ohio; and two brothers, Bish Ford Jr., Athens, and Sylvester Ford, Rialto, Calif.
Announcement courtesy of Hurley Funeral Home, Athens.

Tom Bell Hester
Athens
Tom Bell Hester of 3439 Sunset Ave. died Friday, May 7, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Hester was a son of the late Lamar and Alice Cade Hester.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Hunter's Chapel A.M.E. Church with the Rev. James Bailey officiating. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in Lincoln Heights Cemetery.
Survivors include two sisters, Ethel Ivery and Thelma Andrews, both of Elberton; a brother, Lamar Hester Jr., Washington, D.C.; six daughters, Durnice Hall, Rebecca Langston and Effie Dubose, all of Elberton, Christine Huff, Atlanta, Marilyn Huff and Jerrelean H. Tate, Athens; 10 sons, Iziah Hester and Mr. Olffia, both of Gainesville, Henry Lord and Earl Hester, Chattanooga, Tenn., Richard Huff and William Tate, both of Atlanta, Joseph Huff, Enoch Huff and Roosevelt Huff, all of Elberton, and Ernest Dubose, Augusta.
The family will receive friends at the residence of Thelma Andrews, Bullard Ferry Road.
C.W. Phelps Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Greene F. Johnson
Bogart
Greene Flournoy Johnson, 94, of 1660 Jennings Mill Road, died Saturday, May 8, 1999.
A native of Jasper County, Mr. Johnson was a son of the late Greene Flournoy Johnson Sr., reputed to be the top trial lawyer in Georgia earlier this century, and Mary Howard Smith. He was a direct descendant of Revolutionary War Major-General Elijah Clarke, for whom Clarke County is named, and of the Rev. Daniel Marshall, who founded the first Baptist church in Georgia in 1772. He was a 1925 graduate of the University of Georgia, received his master's in business administration from Harvard University in 1928, and received his law degree from St. John's University in 1937. He taught finance from 1928-1929 at the UGA School of Commerce and was among the first alumni to receive the award for merit for outstanding business service from the UGA's Business School in 1963. He served on the Board of the UGA Foundation for many years and worked for the Guaranty Trust Co. of New York from 1929-1943 in the Corporate Trust Department. He then joined the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. where, as vice president of finance until his retirement in 1969, he directed the company's large investment portfolio. He served on the board of the National Council of Alcoholism from 1954-1965. At a time when alcoholism bore a heavy social stigma and was not widely regarded as a disease, he was instrumental in raising badly needed funds for the NCA from law firms. He also
worked tirelessly to persuade businesses to accept alcoholism as a disease and to provide treatment for employees.
Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Survivors include his wife, Caroline Lovell Johnson; a daughter, Caroline Pyott, Athens; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Council of Alcoholism, 12 W. 21st St., New York, NY 10010.
Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mc Arlen Kilpatrick
Farmington
Mc Arlen Kilpatrick, 68, died Monday, May 10, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. Kilpatrick was a son of the late Charlie F. Kilpatrick and Florence Greenway Kilpatrick. He was retired from the U.S. Navy and later retired from Delta Airlines. He was a member and deacon of Bishop Baptist Church. He was Past Master of the Tucker Masonic Lodge and the Amity Masonic Lodge, Watkinsville.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bishop Baptist Church, with the Revs. Larry Holmes and Robert Franklin officiating. Burial will be in the Farmington Cemetery, with Masonic rites performed at the grave.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Middlebrooks Kilpatrick; two daughters, Sherry K. Stathas, Kennesaw, and Lynn K. Busby, Roswell; a son, Barry Kilpatrick, Lilburn; a sister, Ruzelle K. Crawford, Tucker; four brothers, Willard Kilpatrick, Bishop, Robert H. Kilpatrick, Goose Creek, S.C., Joseph E. "Joe" Kilpatrick, Sugar Valley, and James N. Kilpatrick, Watkinsville; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Arthur Bowick's Oconee Chapel, Watkinsville.
Memorials may be made to the Farmington Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 218, Farmington, GA 30638 or to Bishop Baptist Church, 1110 Old Bishop Road, Bishop, GA 30621.

Patricia Land
Toccoa
Patricia Ann Land, 58, of 142 Poplar St., died Sunday, May 9, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Miss Land was a daughter of Ruth Leverette and the late William "Bill" V. Land. She was a veteran of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps and was a certified registered nurse and employee of Stephens County Hospital for 10 years. She was a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church and Lavonia VFW.
Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Acree-Davis Funeral Home, with the Revs. Ralph Goss and Dennis Rafala officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to, include two sisters, Martha Spencer and Betty Herring, both of Toccoa; nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Tom Leverette, Mickey Leverette, Ricky Smith, Jack Leverette, Ricky Carswell and Clint Parson. Honorary escort will be members of the Stephens County Nursing Staff.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Charles Levin Middlebrooks Jr.Athens
Charles Levin Middlebrooks, Jr., 77, of 134 West Lake Court in Athens, died Monday, May 10, 1999.
Born in Roswell, Georgia, the Reverend Mr. Middlebrooks, Jr., was the son of the late Charles Levin Middlebrooks, Sr., and Mary Randall Middlebrooks. He was a retired United Methodist minister of the North Georgia Conference. His last appointment was as the District Superintendent of the Athens-Elberton District, retiring from that post in 1986. Before that his appointments were pastor of several United Methodist congregations in North Georgia, including Crawfordville, Oconee Street in Athens, South Broad in Rome, Stewart Avenue and Druid Hills in Atlanta, Roswell First, Milledgeville First, and LaGrange First, and District Superintendent of the Dalton District.
The Reverend Mr. Middlebrooks was a graduate of Emory University and Candler School of Theology. While in college and seminary, Mr. Middlebrooks was a member of the Emory Glee Club, serving as president. Later he was a member of the repertory company of the Atlanta Light Opera Company. He was, at various times during his career, the Conference Song Leader and Chair of the Commission on Worship for both the North Georgia Conference and the Southeastern Jurisdiction. Recently he has served on the Animal Care and Use Committee of the University of Georgia, and the Advisory Board of Lanier Gardens - Talmage Terrace in Athens.
His Memorial Service will be held at First United Methodist Church in Athens on Wednesday, May 12, at 2:00 P.M. The ministers will be the Reverend Mr. Thomas Camp and the Reverend Dr. William Britt. The family will receive visitors at their home, 134 West Lake Court, from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 11.
Mr. Middlebrooks is survived by his wife of fifty years, Martha Harrison Middlebrooks, daughters Lacy Middlebrooks Camp of Athens and Selma Middlebrooks Gore of LaGrange, sisters Marion Middlebrooks Morgan and Elizabeth Middlebrooks Anderson, both of Macon, and five grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to The Charles Middlebrooks Fund of the Pitts Theology Library, Candler School of Theology, Emory University.
Honorary pallbearers will be the ministers and their families of the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Hugh W. Pulliam
Eastanollee
Hugh Willie Pulliam, 85, of West Silver Shoals Road died Monday, May 10, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mr. Pulliam was a son of the late Lee A. and Emma Ivester Pulliam. He was a retired farmer and was a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Whitlock Mortuary, with the Revs. Jeff Connell and Wayne Marcus officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include a sister, Bonnie Pulliam Bowers, Smyrna; nieces and nephews, including Richard Pulliam, Toccoa, and Neal Pulliam, Cornelia.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Brandon Lee Reavis
Winder
Brandon Lee Reavis, infant son of Tommy Lee and Stacey Zehner Reavis, died Friday, May 7, 1999.
Services will be at 7 p.m. today at Winder First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Larry Rary officiating. Burial will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include two sisters, Ashley Reavis and Christine Reavis; grandparents, Janet and Verland Reavis, Fort Morgan, Colo. and Larry and Kathey Zehner, Augusta; and great-grandparents, Nola Holloway, Fort Morgan, Colo. and Juanita Zehner, Dowagiac, Mich.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Eurith S.U. Roberson
Lavonia
Eurith S. Umbehant Roberson, 94, formerly of Linton Avenue, died Sunday, May 9, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mrs. Roberson was a daughter of the late Charley and Sara Payne Umbehant and was the widow of Thomas Lee Roberson. She was preceded in death by two sons, Crawford Roberson and Leland Roberson. She was a homemaker and was a member of Lavonia Church of God.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Lavonia Church of God, with the Revs. J.J. Chatham and Willard Fitzpatrick officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Lavonia City Cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Ruby Caudell, Homer and Marcel Brady and Roselle Dove, both of Lavonia; six sons, Swain Roberson Sr. and Winston Roberson, both of Lavonia, Ed Roberson, Canon, Clinton Roberson, Kemper, Texas, and David Roberson and Doug Roberson, both of Thomaston; 22 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
The family is at their respective residences and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Hamby Funeral Home.

Sara White
Commerce
Sara White, 65, died Sunday, May 9, 1999.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hurricane Grove Baptist Church, with the Revs. Morris Atkinson and Jerry David officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include four daughters, Patricia Wood, Regina Bush, Rachel Beasley and Denise Gillespie, all of Commerce; two sons, Virgil White and Deland White, both of Commerce; four sisters, Juanita Ellis, Fort Wayne, Ind., Gwendolyn Agerd, Atlanta, Helen Burm, Commerce, and Janice Smith, Athens; four brothers, Cory Williamson, Athens, Douglas Williamson, James Williamson and Jerry Williamson, all of Commerce; 24 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Eberhart & Son Mortuary, Winder.

Billy Young
Greensboro
Billy Young, 71, of 1412 Bowden Pond Road, died Saturday, May 8, 1999.
A native of Wilkes County, Mr. Young was a son of the late Robert Young and Mattie Capes. He was a bulldozer operator.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Simmons Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Whitley officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Jean Rowland Young; five daughters, Sandra Hampton, Greensboro, Beth Lewis, Humble, Texas, Connie Cronic, Buckhead, Janice Phillips, Eatonton, and Virginia Yearwood, Hampton, S.C.; two sons, Billy Ray Young and Tony Young, both of Greensboro; three sisters, Sarah Watkins, Greensboro, Lucille Noggle, Madison, and Shelby Angles, Eatonton; 22 children; and 18 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mattie C. Griffeth
Warner Robins
Mattie C. Griffeth, 69, of 3291 Mason Drive died Sunday, May 9, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Griffeth was a daughter of the late Sam and Dora Bradberry and was the widow of John C. Griffeth. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church and Centerville Senior Citizens Club. She was a former member of DAV Auxiliary.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Westside Baptist Church with the Revs. Mobley Cross, Thomas Barnard and Sherrell Stafford officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include a daughter, Regina Hobbs, Warner Robins; two sons, Robert A. "Rocky" Griffeth and Rogers C. Griffeth, both of Warner Robins; a sister, Pat Jones, Athens; two brothers, Shine Coker and S.T. Coker, both of Athens; eight grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Heritage Memorial Funeral Home, Warner Robins.

Margaret Davis Harwell
Crawfordville
Margaret Davis Harwell, 93, of 2405 Bethany Church Road died Monday, May 10, 1999.
A native of Taliaferro County, Mrs. Harwell was a daughter of the late Edwin Davis Sr. and Ethel Ellington Davis and was the widow of Velton Harwell. She was retired as postmaster from Robinson, Ga. and was a member of Robinson Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Callaway Funeral Home, Union Point, with the Rev. Tommy Harwell officiating. Burial will be in Robinson Cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Alvin S. Harwell, Crawfordville; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Herbert Rhodes, Herman Rhodes, Glenn Fennell, Bobby Rocker, Lanier Rhodes and C.J. Stewart.

Johnnie McCloud
Athens
Johnnie "Fats" McCloud, 58, of 7061 Jefferson River Road died Friday, May 7, 1999.
A native of Garfield, Mr. McCloud was a son of the late Johnnie McCloud Sr. and Katie McCloud.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home with the Revs. Bristor Hightower and Abraham Mosley officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Kulah Cunningham McCloud; a brother, Jimmy McCloud, Ayers, Mass.; two aunts; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the residence.

Boose Moore
Dewy Rose
George Orin "Boose" Moore, 72, of 2442 Nickville Road died Sunday, May 9, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Moore was a son of the late John Clarence and Lilly Amanda Grey Moore. He was retired from the granite industry and was a U.S. army veteran of World War II, having served in the 731 Engineers in Japan. He was of the Methodist faith.
Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Berry Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Adams officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery, Elberton.
Survivors include his wife, Beth Partain Moore; two daughters, Martha Slay, Elberton, and Elaine Burden, Dewy Rose; two sisters, Ellie Gamble, Douglasville, and Frances Lunsford, Elberton; a brother, John Erskin Moore, Morrow; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be George Driver, Harold Dickerson, Mike Burden, Joey Roberts, Al Roberts and Tim Hendricks.
Memorials may be made to Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Shirley Mercer, 1053 Plantation Road, Elberton 30635.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Donny Pritchett
Martin
Donny Spearman Pritchett, 47, of 380 Wood Road died Sunday, May 9, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mr. Pritchett was a son of the late William Spearman and Bessie May Lynch Pritchett. He was disabled and was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at New Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Childress officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two sisters, Sybil Neave, Martin, and Velma Moore, Castro Valley, Calif.; two brothers, Marlow Pritchett, Martin, and Tommy Pritchett, Homer; nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Ginn Funeral Home, P.O. Box 37, Carnesville, GA 30521.
The family is at the residence of Sybil Neave, 380 Wood Road, and will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, is in charge of the arrangements.

Emma Scott
Toccoa
Emma Mae Clark Scott, 84, of 1223 W. Currahee St. died Tuesday, May 11, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mrs. Scott was a daughter of the late George W. and Martha Sisk Clark and was the widow of Dave Scott. She was preceded in death by four sons, Marvin Scott, J.W. "Bud" Scott, Frank Scott and Ernest Scott. She was retired from Coats & Clark with 41 years of service and was a member of Zebulon Baptist Church.
Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Acree-Davis Funeral Home with Lee Sullens and the Revs. Ty Childers and Kenneth Moon officiating. Burial will be in Zebulon Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Martha Barrett, Toccoa; two sons, Leon Scott and Earvin Scott; both of Toccoa; a sister, Minnie McCracken, Clayton; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Danny Barrett, Johnny Scott, Kenneth Scott, James Daniel Scott, Jimmy Cash and James Maxwell.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Nanalene Wallace
Washington
Nanalene Wallace, 81, of 2214 Sharon Road died Thursday, May 6, 1999.
A native of Wilkes County, Mrs. Wallace was a daughter of the late Will and Mable Drinkard Jackson. She was a retired nurse and was a member of Bookers Chapel Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Bookers Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Apostle S. Forbes officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Joseph Cleveland, Washington; two sisters, Gladys Dawkins, Mount Vernon, N.Y., and Willie M. Tyson, Alquippa, Pa.; a brother, Robert N. Jackson, Washington; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Davenport McLendon Mortuary, Inc.

Clifford Allen Wheeler
Commerce
Clifford Allen Wheeler, 85, of 422 Wheeler Road died Monday, May 10, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Wheeler was a son of the late Charlie A. and Bertha Purcell Wheeler. He was retired from Lockheed Manufacturing Co. as an aircraft technician and was of the Christian faith.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Ivie Funeral Home with Robert Flippo and Tom Young officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Ada Wheeler; a daughter, Louise Woodhall, Johnson City, Tenn.; a son, Jimmy Wheeler, Lawrenceville; five sisters, Hazel Clark, Culpepper, Va., Golden Hile, Ashley, Ind., Jetteree Hull, Spencerville, Ind., Gwen Smitherman, Athens, and Vera Wheeler, Commerce; a brother, Garland Wheeler, Butler, Ind.; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorials may made to St. Marys Hospice.
The family will receive friends from noon-2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Gean McElreath Batchelder
Athens
Gean McElreath Batchelder, 74, of 110 Rossiter Court died Sunday, May 9, 1999.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Fannie Hemphill
Athens
Fannie Hemphill of 180 Marlin St. died Monday, May 10, 1999.
Hurley Funeral Home is in charge of thearrangements.

Rosa M. Jewell
Winterville
Rosa M. Jewell of 1106 Dunlap Road died Tuesday, May 11, 1999.
Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel, Lexington, is in charge of the arrangements.

Clara Norman
Washington
Clara Norman, 87, of 110 Whitehall Street died Tuesday, May 11, 1999.
Davenport McLendon Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Vernon Stroud
Mount Airy
Vernon Stroud, 71, of Antioch Church Road died Monday, May 10, 1999.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


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