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Mary Helen Maynard Addy
Hull
Mary Helen Maynard Addy, 94, of Virginia Lane died Wednesday, May 12, 1999.
Born Sept. 1, 1904, in Newton County, Newton, Miss., Mrs. Addy was a daughter of the late Charles Garfield and Elizabeth Thompson Maynard and was the widow of Ernest L. Addy. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Elizabeth M. Lucy and Ruby M. Foreman. "Nellie," as she was known to family and friends, was a talented artist, a great lover of God's beautiful earth and beloved mother of an only daughter, Mrs. Jacquelyn E. Benner, with whom she spent her last years in Hull. She was a homemaker and was of the Christian faith. She was the oldest member of Newton Presbyterian Church, Newton.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Webb Funeral Home, Newton, Miss. with the Rev. Charles Douglas officiating. Burial will be in the family plot in Newton Masonic Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her daughter, include her grandson and his wife, Michael and Louise Benner; and four great-grandchildren, Sarah Benner, Sean Benner, Arron Benner and Rachel Benner, all of Hull.
Pallbearers will be members of Newton Presbyterian Church.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of the local arrangements.

Mildred C. Ayers
Commerce
Mildred C. Ayers, 80, of 149 Hickory St. died Wednesday, May 12, 1999.
A native of Commerce, Mrs. Ayers was a daughter of the late William and Cora Duckett Crocker and was the widow of Lester Porter and Sterling Ayers. She was a textile worker for Harmony Grove Mills.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Commerce Church of God with the Revs. John Webber and Lonnie Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Grey Hill, Commerce.
Survivors include two stepdaughters, Mary Eden, North Carolina, and Barbara Ann Ayers, Atlanta; a son, L. Randall Porter, Commerce; three stepsons, Glenn Ayers, Gloyd Ayers and James Ayers, all of Commerce.
Ivie Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lorenia Jordan Boswell
Maysville
Lorenia Jordan Boswell, 90, of 56 S. Main St. died Thursday, May 13, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mrs. Boswell was a daughter of the late Richmond Jordan and Lonie Brock Boswell and was the widow of Clinton Boswell. She was a homemaker and was a member of Maysville Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Maysville Baptist Church with the Revs. Robert Scruton, Jessie Mealor and Brian Stowe officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Sunrise Cemetery, Maysville.
Survivors include three daughters, Reba Cash, Hoschton, Jennette Cole, Carnesville, and Jennell Hooper, Maysville; a sister, Mattie Lee Ivey, Maysville; and Hollis Jordan, Maysville; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home.

Carlton Brittain
Athens
Carlton Brittain, 84, of 1186 W. Hancock Ave. died Thursday, May 13, 1999.
Mr. Brittain was a son of the late Lucius and Sallie Brittain. He was a member of VFW Post 3910 and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was retired from the University of Georgia Postal Department after 38 years of service.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hill First Baptist Church with the Rev. Benjamin G. Rivers officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Earnestine Brittain; and a son, Richard Edward Brittain, Atlanta.
The family is at the residence.
Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Charlie Miles Burton
Athens
Charlie Miles Burton, 55, of 299 Washington Drive died Sunday, May 9, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. Burton was a son of the late Ora Mae and Harry Burton.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hurley Funeral Home with the Rev. William Johnson officiating.
Survivors include four sisters, Nellie Johnson and Hattie Willis, both of Athens, Maggie M. Johnson, Hartwell, and Emma Lou Burton, Lavonia; two brothers, Harry Burton Jr. , Bowersville, and James Edward Burton, Lavonia.

Donna Lynn Chastain
Braselton
Donna Lynn Chastain, 20, of New Liberty Church Road died Wednesday, May 12, 1999.
A native of Pickens County, Miss Chastain was a daughter of Johnny Chastain and June Stockton. She was a member of Macadonia Community Church. She was a 1997 graduate of Pickens County High School and was a student at Lanier Tech, where she was majoring in data processing.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Jackson Funeral Home with the Revs. Leroy Cooper and Wit Acres officiating. Burial will be in Center Grove Church Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include two sisters and a brother-in-law, Jody O'Dell, Talmo, and Tanya and Craig Lichty, Flowery Branch; a brother, Billy Joe Matthews, Ellijay; stepfather, Horace Stockton, Braselton; fiance, John West, Lula; a niece, Shannon O'Dell, Talmo; two nephews, Duncan O'Dell, Talmo, and Parker Litchy, Flowery Branch; grandparents, Roy and Madeliene Montgomery, Braselton, Vernailee Huthcock, Whitestone-Pickens County, Joseph Andrew Chastain, Ranger; and step-grandmother, Lorene Jackson Stockton, Gainesville.

Jack W. Clack
Monroe
Jack W. Clack, 67, formerly of Auburn, died Thursday, May 13, 1999.
Mr. Clack was a son of the late Erbie Ralph and Jewell G. Maughon Clack. He was a truck driver and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Auburn Cemetery with the Rev. Dan Bremer officiating.
Survivors include a sister, Janice Geller, Raleigh, N.C.; two brothers, Ryman Clack and Lindy Clack, both of Winder; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends after 3 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home, Winder.

Michael Glenn Durrett
Bridgeport, Conn.
Michael Glenn Durrett, 46, died Monday, May 10, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Durrett was a son of Louis and Yvonne Sadler Durrett, Bridgeport.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lester Gee Funeral Home, Bridgeport. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Bridgeport.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a daughter, Soroya S. Patton, Bridgeport; a son, Calvin Johnson, Atlanta; fiance, Michelle Moore, Bridgeport; two sisters, Margaret Durrett, Charlotte, N.C., and Michelle Durrett, Bridgeport; five brothers, Alvin Durrett and Calvin Durrett, both of Hartwell, and Louis Durrett, Kenneth Durrett and Robert Durrett, all of Bridgeport; and six grandchildren.
Announcement provided by Mack's Funeral Home, Hartwell.

Wilma George
Central, S.C.
Wilma Mae Whitaker George, 96, died Monday, May 10, 1999.
A native of Anderson, S.C., Mrs. George was a daughter of the late Wilson and Lillie Holcomb Whitaker and was the widow of Thomas M. George. She was preceded in death by three sons, Thomas M. George, Willis George and Rufus George. She was a homemaker and was a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church, Liberty, S.C.
Services were Wednesday.
Survivors include two daughters, Carrie Mae Elrod, Toccoa, and Rebecca Stancil, Central; a son, Samuel George, Westminster, S.C.; 23 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and 23 great-great-grandchildren.
Announcement provided by Acree-Davis Funeral Home.

Lois C. Holliday
Rochelle
Lois C. Holliday, 86, of Route 2 died Tuesday, May 11, 1999.
A life-long resident of Wilcox County, Mrs. Holliday was a daughter of the late Daniel Kendrick and Mary Adelle Mitchell Cook and was the widow of Thomas A. Holliday. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary H. Paulk. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Rochelle, the Ava Lasseter Sunday school class, the Esther Ladies Circle and the WMU group. She was a member of Wilcox Rifles Chapter 2323 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the General David Blackshear Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a homemaker.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Rochelle with the Revs. Talmadge Wilcox and Morris D. Davis officiating. Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Margaret Pearce, Rochelle; two sons, Bobby T. Holliday Sr., Rochelle, and Cook Holliday, Winder; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bobby T. Holliday Jr., Mallard Holliday, Edwin Lee, Merlin Paulk, Ryan Holliday, Garnett Elrod, Dennis Shedd, Myron Paulk, Mike Copeland and Robert Earl Lee.
The family will be at the residence of Margaret Pearce, Rochelle.
Frazier and Son Funeral Home, Rochelle, is in charge of the arrangements.

Elmer L. Jackson
Athens
Elmer L. Jackson, 81, of 85 Edwards Circle died Wednesday, May 12, 1999.
A lifelong resident of Clarke County, Mr. Jackson was a son of the late Ralph and Annie Allgood Jackson. He was a member of Prince Avenue Baptist Church and was a retired salesman from Huggins Auto Parts.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today in Oconee Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Ricketts officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Cleatus Abercrombie Jackson; a daughter, Anna Woodall, Watkinsville; a son, Mike Jackson, Watkinsville; a sister, Mary Frank Whitehead, Athens; three grandsons; nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Prince Avenue Baptist Church Building Fund.
Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Rosa Mae Burgess Jewell
Winterville
Rosa Mae Burgess Jewell, 51, of 1106 Dunlap Road died Tuesday, May 11, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Jewell was a daughter of the late Issac Burgess Jr. and Minnie Watkins Burgess. She was a member of Thankful Baptist Church, Stephens, where she served on the Usher Board and choir.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Thankful Baptist Church with the Revs. Dwight Sims and Frank Dillard officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Old Mount Zion Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Emmett Jewell Sr.; two daughters, Patricia Jewell Smith, Jefferson, and Rosena Jewell Clark, Winterville; two sons, Emmett Jewell Jr., Athens, and Michael Jewell, Crawford; five sisters, Minnie L. Whitlock and Shirley D. Burgess, both of Athens, Jenette B. Gresham and Sallie M. Stevens, both of Crawford, and Carolyn Burgess, Lexington; three brothers, Albert Burgess Jr., Lexington, David Burgess and Willie Lee Burgess, both of Crawford; and a god sister, Sandra Watkins.
The family is at the residence of Rosena Clark, 1005 Dunlap Road, Winterville.
Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Loyd B. Nix
Demorest
Loyd B. Nix, 76, of Riverbend Road, Fairview community. died Tuesday, May 11, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mr. Nix was a son of the late Arnie Cook and Omie Robinson Nix. He was retired from Nicolon Corp.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Fairfield Baptist Church with the Revs. Keith Allison and Mark Akin officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Lillie Mae Savage Nix; two daughters, Peggy Smith, Clarkesville, and JoAnn Thomas, Demorest; three sons, Lloyd Nix Jr., Demorest, Gerald Nix, Cleveland, and Joel T. Nix, Clarkesville; two sisters, Alfreda McNabb, Clarkesville, and Dolly Owenby, Ellijay; a brother, Hubert Nix, Carnesville; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Whitfield Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of the arrangements.

Mildred C. Ayers
Commerce
Mildred C. Ayers, 80, of 149 Hickory St., died Wednesday, May 12, 1999.
A native of Commerce, Mrs. Ayers was a daughter of the late William and Cora Duckett Crocker and was the widow of Lester Porter and Sterling Ayers. She was a textile worker for Harmony Grove Mills.
Services were at 3 p.m. Friday at Commerce Church of God, with the Revs. John Webber and Lonnie Bennett officiating. Burial was be in Grey Hill, Commerce.
Survivors include two stepdaughters, Mary Eden, North Carolina, and Barbara Ann Ayers, Atlanta; a son, L. Randall Porter, Commerce; three stepsons, Glenn Ayers, Gloyd Ayers and James Ayers, all of Commerce; and a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Gean McE. Bachelder
Athens
Gean Frank McElreath Bachelder, 74, of 110 Rossiter Court, died Sunday, May 9, 1999.
A lifelong resident of Clarke County, Ms. Bachelder was a daughter of the late W.F. and Julia Belle Kittle McElreath. She was a housewife and of the Episcopal faith. She was a graduate of Athens High School and attended the University of Georgia. She was a member of Elks Ladies Aidmore, St. Mary's Auxiliary and Athens Historical Society.
Memorial services will be at noon Monday at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia Day Chapel, with the Rev. Asa Dorsey officiating. Burial will be in Oconee Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Sandra B. and Bradley Dorsey, Cleveland; a son, Frank Bachelder, Athens; a granddaughter, Leigha Katrece Carter, Cleveland; a great-grandson, Brett Wesley Carter, Cleveland; and three cousins, Laura W. Carter and Chip Williams, both of Athens, and Mary Lee Joiner, Nashua, N.H.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, Local East Georgia Chapter, 1297 S. Milledge Ave., Athens GA 30605.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Craig Carter
Washington
Steven Craig Carter, 14, of 615 Wheatley Road, died Thursday, May 13, 1999.
A native and lifelong resident of Wilkes County, Craig was a son of Addison Carter and Lynn Hays Carter of Washington. He was a student at Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School and was a member of Future Farmers of America.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today in Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. George Hollis officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a brother, James Casey Carter, Washington; grandparents, Raymond and Frankie Carter, and James W. Hays, all of Washington; three aunts; cousins.
Pallbearers will be Paul Wheatley, Tom Callaway, Tim McCarty, Tim Echols, Roy Andrews and John Armour.
Hopkins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Floretta Richardson Cooper
Monroe
Floretta Richardson Cooper, formerly of Chicago, Ill., died Wednesday, May 12, 1999.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Gratis Road.
Survivors include her husband, Willie P. Cooper; a daughter, Geraldine Horton, Social Circle; two sisters, Idella Law and Sue Richardson, both of Darlene, La.; two brothers, Herman Richardson and L.J. Jones, Darlene, La.;
The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Sunday at Jackson Funeral Home, Monroe.

Don Davis
Athens
Donald E. "Don" Davis, 61, of 152 Bayberry Court, died Thursday, May 13, 1999.
A native of Thorndale, Texas, Mr. Davis was a son of Alice S. Davis of Carrollton, Texas, and the late Benjamin Angus Davis. He had resided in Athens since 1989 and was retired as contractor sales manager for Home Depot. He was a member of Athens Board of Realtors and was employed with Bob Foster Realty.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East. Additional services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Condra Funeral Home, Taylor, Texas. Burial will be in Thorndale City Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a daughter, Lesli Mallard, Athens; two sons, Derek Davis and Douglas Davis, both of Athens; a sister, Ann Davis, Carrollton, Texas; a brother, Hardie Davis, Kingwood, Texas; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1060 Gaines School Road, Athens, GA 30605.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the Lord & Stephens Funeral Home and from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Condra Funeral Home.

James Albert Fortson
Elberton
James Albert Fortson of 1175 Huntington Drive died Thursday, May 13, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Fortson was a son of the late Will and Pauline Smith Fortson.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Hunters Chapel A.M.E. Church, with the Rev. James Allen officiating. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in Lincoln Heights Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Fortson, Elberton, and Louise Taylor, Atlanta; three sons, Jamse Fortson Jr., Carey Fortson, Elberton, and Major Fortson, Demorest; a sister, Jessie Bryant; 29 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
C.W. Phelps Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

McKenzie Kathryn Hall
Athens
McKenzie Kathryn Hall, infant daughter of David and Renee Yockey Hall of 140 Beth Court, died Thursday, May 13, 1999.
McKenzie was a native of Athens.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery, Hartwell, with the Rev. Jack Lamb officiating.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a sister, Mary Elizabeth Hall, Athens; grandparents, Raymond A. and Kathryn Yockey, Athens, Richard Harold Hall, Atlanta, and Mary Heaton Hall, Tucker; and great-grandmother, Mary Frances Lamb Heaton, Tucker.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lee Hill
Carnesville
Lee Hill, 77, of 270 Syrup Mill Road, died Thursday, May 13, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Hill was a son of the late Perry Lee and Bessie Rowland Hill. He was a retired farmer and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today in Franklin Memorial Gardens-South, with the Rev. Jewell Gaines officiating.
Survivors include two brothers, Jewell Hill, Hartwell, and Sunk Hill, Macon; nieces and nephews.
The families are at their respective residences and will receive friends from 9-10 a.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston.

Eva Lee Howing
Athens
Eva Lee Howing, 94, died Thursday, May 13, 1999.
A native of Randolf, Mo., Mrs. Howing was a daughter of the late Freddrick Henson and Dora Rebecca Feland Dill and was the widow of Henry Clifford Howing. She was preceded in death by a son, Freddrick Clifford Howing. She had resided in Athens for the past 2 1/2 years. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was of the Methodist faith and was a retired bookkeeper.
Memorial services will be held later.
Survivors include a granddaughter, Jenny Glenn, Nicholson; a great-grandchild and a niece.
Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Cornolia Rucker
Commerce
Cornolia Rucker, 57, of Georgia Highway 59 died Wednesday, May 12, 1999.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Neal's Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Anthony Little officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Cinderella Rucker; three daughters, Edna Louise Rucker and Teresa Ann Rucker, both of Commerce, and Lisa Ann Rucker, Toccoa; a son, Cornolia Ellis Rucker, Commerce; four sisters, Ruby Williams, Shirley Reed and Betty Rucker, all of Commerce, and Floncie Walker, Hoschton; two brothers, James Rucker and Columbus Rucker, both of Commerce; and seven grandchildren.
Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Golden Singleton
Toccoa
Golden Singleton, 84, died Wednesday, May 12, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mr. Singleton was a son of the late Fred and Maggie Singleton. He was a longtime resident of Greer, S.C.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Cross Road Baptist Church, with the Revs. G.L. Walton and G.B. Tate officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Roberta Drummond and Annie Ruth Singleton; two sons, Preston Singleton and Steve Singleton; three sisters, Geneva Daniels and Vidalia Singleton, both of Toccoa, and Linnie Banks, Fayetteville, N.C.; grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Vidalia Singleton, Tower Road, Toccoa.
Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Cora Wheeles Walker
Doraville
Cora Wheeles Walker, 98, of 3279 Shady Oak Drive, died Thursday, May 13, 1999.
A native and longtime resident of Wilkes County, Mrs. Waler was a daughter of the late George W. Wheeles and Isabelle Saxon and was the widow of Ernest R. Walker. She was a homemaker and was a member of Gwinnett Baptist Tabernacle, Norcross.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Fishing Creek Baptist Church, Washington, with the Revs. Wesley Bliss and Calvin Webb officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include five daughters, Thelma Webb and Betty Bustard, both of Chamblee, Helen Stephens, Tucker, Dorothy Walker, Doraville, and Jackie Billue, Lawrenceville; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Hopkins Funeral Home, Washington, is in charge of the arrangements.

Eugene Williams
Lavonia
Eugene Williams, 65, of E. Main St., died Wednesday, May 12, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Williams was a son of the late Sam and Lula Williams. He was a member of Broad River Baptist Church.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Broad River Baptist Church, with the Rev. Warren Thaxton officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include five sons, Chuck Williams, Brad Williams, Robert Williams, Sterlin Williams and Dan Williams, all of Toccoa; two sisters, Alice Rivers, Lavonia, and Ludella Winford; and two grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dan Rivers, 3rd St., Lavonia.
Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Foster D. Alspaugh
Watkinsville
Foster D. Alspaugh, 76, died Friday, May 14, 1999.
A native of Iowa, Mr. Alspaugh was a son of the late Foster D. and Zillah Head Alspaugh. He was a labor relations specialist with Celotex Corp. and a former vice-president of industrial relations with Mobile Steamship Co. He was a former mayor of Baraga, Mich., an active member of S.P.B.S.Q.A., and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the American Legion, the Lion's Club, and Hannah Masonic Lodge. He was a director of A.C.T.S., a former school board member in Baraga, Mich., and was a member of the Oconee Library Board.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday at Watkinsville First United Methodist Church, Watkinsville, with the Revs. Gary Whetstone and Bob Willis officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Oconee Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Jo Murphy Alspaugh; two daughters, Dana Blair, Watkinsville, and Arlyss Bordes, Slidell, La.; a son, Fred Alspaugh, Lawton, Okla.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Arthur Bowick's Oconee Chapel, Watkinsville.
Memorials may be made to the Adult Choir of the Watkinsville First United Methodist Church.

Irene Christopher
Athens
Irene Tate Christopher, 76, of 438 Bailey Street died Saturday, May 15, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Christopher was a daughter of the late Leo and May Gunter Tate and was the widow of Harold L. Christopher.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday at Lord & Stephens Chapel East with the Rev. Elmer Butler officiating. Burial will be in Oconee Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Tim Christopher, Winterville; a grandchild; two great-grandchildren; and a nephew.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Delean Mize
Dewy Rose
Delean Holcomb Mize, 75, of 2705 Mize Circle died Friday, May 14, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mrs. Mize was a daughter of the late Bert N. and Jewell Allen Holcomb. She was a homemaker, a seamstress, and was a member of Holly Springs Baptist Church.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Holly Springs Baptist Church with the Revs. Dalton Carrington and Ed Sayer officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, John W. Mize; a son, Larry B. Mize, Dewy Rose; two daughters, Wanda Mize King, Bowman, and Martha Mize Wright, Dewy Rose; three brothers, Allen Holcomb, Anderson, S.C., Robert Holcomb and Aubrey Holcomb, both of Royston; a sister, Elizabeth Holcomb Vaughn, Royston; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
The family is at the residence of Larry Mize, 2718 Mize Circle N.W., Dewy Rose.
Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Joan Taylor
Atlanta
Services for Mary Joan Taylor, 68, will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta.
Ms. Taylor was a daughter of the late Victor A. Taylor Sr. and Lucien Morgan Cox Taylor. She was a professional musician playing at Pittypat's Porch, Yohannens Restaurant, and the Pascagoula Inn in Mississippi. She was a member of the Eastern Stars.
Survivors include a brother, Victor A. Taylor Jr., Los Angeles, Calif.; a niece; and several cousins.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of the arrangements.

Martha W. Grant
Houston
Martha W. Grant, 64, of 31 McNeal Road died Saturday, May 15, 1999.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, will announce the arrangements.

Lula Alma Jones
College Park
Lula Alma Jones, 84, of 6565 Greenbrawer Lane, formerly of Hartwell, died Friday, May 14, 1999.
Mack's Funeral Home, Hartwell, will announce the arrangements.


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