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Judy H. Barnette
Winder
Judy Hayes Barnette, 58, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999.
Mrs. Barnette was a daughter of the late Inez and Fannie H. Hayes. She was a clerk for Circle K convenience stores.
Services will be 11 a.m. today at Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Herman Ledford officiating. Burial will be in Carl Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Bobbie Weaver, Winder; a son, Ray Finch, Winder; three sisters, Helen Price, Winder, Sarah Bell, Jonesboro, and Nell Parr, Lawrenceville; two brothers, Talmadge Hayes, Lawrenceville, and Cecil Hayes, Auburn; and seven grandchildren.

Irene B. Dowdy
Jefferson
Irene Barrett Dowdy, 77, of 1988 Athens Highway died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Dowdy was a daughter of the late Charlie and Belle Brock Barrett. She was a homemaker and was a member of Bethany Methodist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Bethany Methodist Church with the Revs. Hulon Hill and Jesse Mealor officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m.
Survivors include her husband, R.J. "Jett" Dowdy; three daughters, Evelyn Dowdy, Barbara Wilkes and Annie Lou Duke, all of Jefferson; a sister, Eva Humphries, Hull; a brother, Charlie Barrett, Smyrna; and a grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Ed Pass, Frank Pass, Pete Dills, Willard Barrett, Tim Barrett, Greg Pass, Scott Wilkes and Keith Wilkes.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Evans Funeral Home.

Florence L. Ellerson
Dahlonega
Florence L. Ellerson, 67, of 361 N. Hall Road died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999.
A native of Hinesville, Mrs. Ellerson was the widow of Willie Carroll Ellerson. She was a graduate of Valdosta State College and was a former elementary school teacher. She was a homemaker and was a member of Dahlonega United Methodist Church.
Memorial services will be 4 p.m. today at Dahlonega United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gerry M. Davis officiating. At her request, Mrs. Ellerson was cremated and graveside services for the burial of the cremains will be 1 p.m. Saturday in the Floral Memory Gardens, Albany.
Survivors include a daughter, Lynn Pfieffer, Dahlonega; a son, James Michael Ellerson, Athens; a sister, Mary Edna Biggs, Hinesville; and nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dahlonega Ministerial Association, c/o Dahlonega United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 455, Dahlonega, GA 30533 or to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief, 311 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Suite 102, Gainesville, GA 30501.
McKinney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Clencie Farmer
Madison
Clencie Farmer, 85, of 1580 Aqua Road died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
A native of Troup County, Mr. Farmer was a son of the late Roy Farmer and Ella Scott. He was a truck driver.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Simmons Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rutledge City Cemetery. The body will be placed in the chapel at 1 p.m.
Survivors include his wife, Stella Farmer; a daughter, Junie Farmer Stowe, Madison; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Franklin C. Ferguson
Athens
The Rev. Franklin Cole Ferguson, 64, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999.
A native of Nashville, Tenn., the Rev. Ferguson was a son of the late Rev. John Lambeth Ferguson II and Christina Franklin Ferguson. He was a graduate of Duncan Preparatory School and Vanderbilt University, Nashville. He received theological degrees from Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, Mass., and St. Luke's School of Theology, Sewanee, Tenn. He was Rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Athens, from 1974 until 1987, Rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Grace Episcopal Church, Paris, Tenn. He served on the Commission on Ministry and as a Canonical Examiner in New Testament at the Episcopal Dioceses of Tennessee and Atlanta. He was the author of "A Pilgrimage in Faith," published by Morehouse Publishing, New York, and "The Eternal Rhythm," Agee Publishing, Athens. He was a composer of music for use with the liturgy, "Lift Up Your Hearts," Music City Workshop, Nashville, Tenn. While minister of First Methodist, Bell Buckle, Tenn., he was a teacher of the Bible and Latin. He was the founder of the First Hospice in Athens and of the Parkinson's Support Group, Athens.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church with the Revs. Frank K. Allen ("Bishop of Atlanta"), Eddie Ard and Milner Ball officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Adams Ferguson; a daughter, the Rev. Ruth Ephgrave Ferguson, Olney, Md.; two sons, Luke Franklin Ferguson, Athens, and Benjamin Adams Ferguson, Seattle, Wash.; a daughter-in-law, Laura Watkin Ferguson, Athens; a son-in-law, Samuel Alexander Sommers III, Onley, Md.; a sister, Alice F. Lohman, Folsum, La.; two brothers, John Lambeth Ferguson III, Nashville, Tenn., and Oliver Watkins Ferguson, Durham, N.C.; two granddaughters, Shelby Elizabeth Ferguson and Laura Caroline Ferguson, both of Athens; and nieces and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers will be William Turner, Wallace Edwards, William R. Baker, Donald White, Robert P. Thomas and Benjamin Lobe.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, 1250 Hylon Blvd., Suite 4B, Staten Island, N.Y. 10305 or to Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 498 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30601.
Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Otis M. Janes
Athens
Otis Meigs Janes, 64, of 211 North Ave. died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. Janes was a son of the late Otis Meigs Sr. and Rosa Belle Patton Janes. He attended Fountain of Life Ministry.
Services were Saturday, Dec. 5, at Poplar Springs Baptist Church with the Revs. Fred White and Sherry White officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two sisters, Ida Belle Mooney, Winder, and Margie Sosby, Athens; four brothers, Walter Janes, Athens, Charles Janes, Hull, Hershel Janes, Watkinsville, and Tommy Janes, Dallas; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Jeff Dellinger, Billy Ford, Donny Fowler, Jeff Tittle, Chris Rowden, Bo Loggins, Carl Janes, Johnathon Sanders and Thomas Sosby.
Stephens Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Linn O. Kenyon
Carlton
Linn O. "Billy" Kenyon, 75, of 38 Bridges Road died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999.
A native of Preston, N.Y., Mr. Kenyon was a son of the late Linn R. and Elvira E. Franklin Kenyon and was the widower of Marjory E. Fox. He was a mechanic and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police of Virginia.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Oglethorpe Chapel.
Survivors include three daughters, Lucille Rose, Arizona, Linda Derry, Okeechobee, Fla., and Lavira Kenyon, Newport News, Va.; a son, Linn Kenyon III, Newport News, Va.; five sisters, Ruth Rippo, Boca Raton, Fla., Rosie Moreau, McDomough, N.Y., Bessie Burdick and Marion Warner, both of Norwich, N.Y., and Elvira Mudge, Preston, N.Y.; a brother, James Kenyon, Norwich, N.Y.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Nan Wallace Robbins
Athens
Nan Wallace Robbins, 91, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
A native of Anderson, S.C., Mrs. Robbins was a daughter of the late Claude and Nina Slater Wallace and was the widow of Paul Harold Robbins. She was preceded in death by two brothers, James Wallace and Clifton Wallace. She was a retired registered nurse and worked many years for Athens Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Athens Business Girls Club and was a volunteer for the American Cancer Society. She was a former resident of Lanier Gardens and was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park with the Rev. Grady Wigley officiating.
Survivors include a sister, Ruby Gambrell, Belton, S.C.; two nieces, Nancy G. Rochester, Seneca, S.C., and Mary Brooks, Anderson, S.C.; and a nephew, Henry G. Wallace, Anderson, S.C.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Saturday at Bernstein Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Missionary Sisters of Sacred Heart at St. Mary's Hospital, 1230 Baxter St., Athens, GA 30606.

Callie Stone
Westminster, S.C.
Callie Stone, 85, formerly of Toccoa, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Stone was a daughter of the late L.J. and Georgia Whitfield Stone. She was retired from Wrights Manufacturing after 35 years of service and was a member of Old Liberty Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Whitlock Mortuary with the Revs. William Courtney and Reginald Pressley officiating. Burial will be in Old Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Stella S. Hare, Westminster, S.C.; a sister, Polly Moore, Westminster, S.C.; three grandsons; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
The family is at the residence of Stella Hare, 306 Holden Farm Road, Westminster, S.C.

Chlora M. Watkins
Lexington
Chlora Mae Watkins, 75, of 23 Hill Drive, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Watkins was a daughter of the late Lewis and Lizzie Watkins. She was a member of Fork Bethel Baptist Church and was a formal member of the church usher board.
Services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Fork Bethel Baptist Church with the Revs. Victor Appling and Rufus Whitlock officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 10:30 a.m.
Survivors include a sister, Mattie P. Taylor, Lexington; and nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence of Obie Lee and Roberta Hill, 23 Hill Drive, Lexington.
Jones Lexington Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Willie Appling
Athens
Willie Appling, 95, of 115 Angus Lane died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Mary Fambrough
Watkinsville
Mary Fambrough, of 1140 Fuller Road died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
Winfrey's-Mutual Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Jerry Harris
Martinsburg, W.Va.
Jerry Harris, formerly of Athens, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
Winfrey's-Mutual Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Barbara Johnson
Athens
Barbara Johnson, of 960 Hawthorne Ave. died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
Bernstein Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Virtie Lewis
Athens
Virtie Lewis, 76, of 397 Helican Springs Road died Jan. 7, 1999.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Thomas Moore
Athens
Thomas Moore, of 575 Cedar Creek Drive died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
Bernstein Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Annie B. Paschal
Athens
Annie B. Paschal, of 881 College Ave. died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
Winfrey's-Mutual Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Ann Caroline Amiss
Lawrenceville
Ann Caroline Amiss, 96, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
A native of Henderson, N.C., Mrs. Amiss was widow of Dr. James Edward Amiss. She was a homemaker.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker.
Survivors include two daughters, Ann Caroline Amiss, Athens, and Frankie Amiss, Lawrenceville; a son, James Edward Amiss Jr., Norfolk, Va.; two granddaughters, Carole Kowalak Griner, Athens, and Rebecca Amiss Kowalak, Provincetown, Mass.; and four great-grandchildren.

Willie Appling
Athens
Willie Appling, 95, of 115 Angus Land died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mr. Appling was a son of the late Willie B. Appling and Susie Nowell Appling. He retired in 1992 after a 72 year work history as a truck driver.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, 1999 at Mack & Payne Funeral Homewith the Rev. Ronnie Swoopes officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Corine W. Appling; two daughters, Emma Appling and Willie M. Appling, both of Athens; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The family will receive friends 5-9 p.m. today at the residence.

Amy Benson
Athens
Amy M. Benson, 68, of 170 Woodhaven Ridge died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999.
A native of Richmond County, Mrs. Benson was a daughter of the late Johnson L. and Sally Ford Murphy. She served as choir director at Braxton Baptist Church for 30 years, and was a member of Prince Avenue Baptist Church, the choir, and the Jewel Sunday School Class.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Prince Avenue Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Ricketts officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include her husband, Dr. Richard L. Benson; three daughters, Elizabeth Ann Benson Toporek, New York, N.Y., and Bonny Logston and Fonny Cooper, both of Ft. Worth, Texas; a son, Richard Benson ers, Johnson Murphy Jr. and James Murphy, both of Cape Canaveral, Fla.
Pallbearers will be Tom Terrell, Mike Geyer, Bob Fields, Claude Craft, Jim Robertson, and Herbert Logan. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Keystone Bible Class.
Memorials may be made to Prince Avenue Baptist Church.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, is in charge of arrangements.

Oswald C. Burdett
Athens
Oswald Candler Burdett, 74, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999.
A native of Sandy Springs, Mr. Burdett was a son of the late William Candler and Mary Hilderbrand Burdett. He was a former cabinet maker and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs.
Survivors include two daughters, Rosemary Capkovitz, Stone Mountain, and Linda Gail Harry, Belleview, Fla.; two sisters, Julia B. Burdett, La Grange, and Barbara Westbrook, Roswell; a brother, Philip Burdett, Douglasville; and four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice La Grange.
Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home, La Grange, is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Lucy Fambrough
Watkinsville
Mary Lucy Fambrough, 90, of 1140 Fuller St. died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Fambrough was a daughter of the late Eddie and Mozuria Jackson and widow of Garfield Fambrough. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Massie L. Jackson and Minnie M. Jones, and a brother, John A. Jackson. She was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday, at Walnut Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Hoyt Smith, J.L. Nunnally, and Herman Laguins officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include eight sons and daughters-in-law, Arthur and Edna Daniel and William and Stella Fambrough, all of Watkinsville, Charlie and JoAnn Fambrough, Athens, Richard and Louise Fambrough, Roosevelt and Lula Fambrough, Decatur, Ellis and Betty Fambrough, Neva Fambrough, Fullerton, Calif., and Tyrone and Tracy Fambrough, Portland, Ore.; and 28 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
The family will receive friends at the home of William and Stella Fambrough, 1130 Fuller Road, Watkinsville.
Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.

Dean H. Green Jr.
Demorest
Dean Harrison Green Jr., 76, died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mr. Green was a son of the late Dean Harrison Green Sr. and Ella Miranda Williams Green. He was an ordained minister, a self-employed cabinet maker, a U.S. Marine Corp veteran of World War II, and a member of Bethel Temple Congregational Holiness Church and AARP.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Bethel Temple Congregational Holiness Church with the Revs. Bob Cook, Lester Haynes, and Larry Dyer officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Smith Green; three daughters, Diane Hendrix, Clarkesville, Nancy Lewallen, Cornelia, and Beth Goss, Demorest; five sons, David Green, Danny Green, Dale Green, and Randall Green, all of Demorest, and Dennis Green, Lawrenceville; three sisters, Velma Chapman, Gastonia, N.C., Rosetta Lumpkin, Chamblee, and Lucille McCrackin, Demorest; a brother, Claude Green, Baldwin; and 21 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin, is in charge of arrangements.

Annie Haygood
Hartwell
Annie Segars Haygood, 95, of 94 Cade St. died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Haygood was a daughter of the late Thomas Sherman and Anna Palmer Haygood, widow of Russell Oliver Haygood, and was preceded in death by five sons, Lam Haygood, Robert Haygood, Bill Haygood, Kenneth Haygood, and James Haygood, and a grandson, Robert Haygood Jr. She was a homemaker and member of Goldmine Church of Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Hopewell Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Johnny Stowe officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Ruth Chatham, Carnesville, and Sara Williford, Hartwell; four sons, Frank Haygood and Johnny Haygood, both of Toccoa, and Donald Haygood and Jerry Haygood, both of Hartwell; a half-brother, Harry Segars, Stockbridge; and 23 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, and 25 great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Haygood, Gary Haygood, Darrell Chatham, Jonesy Haygood, Howard Welborn, and Tim Haygood.
The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Strickland Funeral Home.

Barbara Johnson
Athens
Barbara Johnson, 76, of 960 Hawthorne Ave. died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Miss Johnson was a daughter of the late Harry S. and Marion Johnson. She was retired from Western Union in Atlanta after 42 years of service, a member of First Presbyterian Church of Athens, and a graduate of the University of Georgia in business administration.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Oconee Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Glenn Doak Jr. officiating.
Survivors include a brother, Harry S. Johnson Jr., Decatur; two nieces, Patricia McDonald, Nashville, Tenn., and Susan Johnson, Georgetown, Ky.; and a nephew, David Johnson, Stone Mountain.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Athens.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lonnie Johnson
Athens
Lonnie (LC) Johnson, 54, of 806 Waddell St. Apt. B died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Johnson was a son of the late Roy and Cora Johnson.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Fairplay Baptist Church, Hull, with the Rev. Andrew Clark officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 12 p.m. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery.
Survivors include a devoted niece, Margie Yearby, Athens; three stepdaughters, Mary Harris, Letricia Harris, and Barbara Harris, all of Athens; seven stepsons, the Rev. Hamlet Barnes, Harrisburg, Pa., James Harris, Indianapolis, Tenn., David Harris, Cordville, Iowa, Victor Harris, Raleigh, N.C., and Prince Barnes, Louis Robinson, and Charles Robinson, all of Athens; four sisters, Notie Yearby, Mammie Crawford, Juanita Johnson, all of Athens, and Myra Johnson, Washington, D.C.; and three brothers, Roy Johnson Jr., Palmetto, Fla., John H. Johnson, Decatur, and Fordie Johnson, Athens.
The family is at the residence of Margie Yearby, 190 Augusta Ave.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Carolyn Lawrence
Athens
Carolyn Lawrence died Monday, Jan. 4, 1999.
A native of Newton County, Mrs. Lawrence was a daughter of Calvin Lawrence and the late Carrie Lawrence.
Services will be 12 p.m. today at Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home with the Rev. Clarence Tillman officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her father, include her husband, Robert Allen; two daughters, Tamika Lawrence, Covington, and Brittany Kelley, Athens; a son, Michael Kelley, Athens; three sisters, Catherine Lawrence, Carrie Lawrence, and Sandra Lawrence, all of Covington; and five brothers, Calvin Eugene Lawrence, Willie Calvin Lawrence, Melvin O'Neal Lawrence, Timothy Eugene Smith, and Rodney Darril Smith, all of Covington.

Nita Leggett
Athens
Martha Onita "Nita" Leggett, 80, of 255 Sunset Dr. died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Leggett was a daughter of Essie Roberts Brewer and the late Vester Brewer, widow of B.L. Dixon, and preceded in death by a son, Larry Dixon. She was a retired employee from General Time Corporation and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post No. 2872, the Moose Club Auxiliary, West End Baptist Church, and the Whitworth Sunday School Class.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Bernstein Funeral Home with ing. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include her husband, Jake L. Leggett; a daughter and son-in-law, Frances D. Tate and Jerry Tate, Athens; a step-son, Hank Leggett, Bogart; two sisters, Nell B. Thomas, Watkinsville, and Runa Kinman, Oconee County; a brother, Mell Brewer, Oconee County; and three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Whitworth Sunday School Class of West End Baptist Church.

Eula Doris Brown Moss
Eastanollee
Eula Doris Brown Moss, 75, of Red Hollow Road died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Moss was a daughter of the late William Asbury and Essie Smith Brown. She was a member of Confidence United Methodist Church and formerly managed a clothing store.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Whitlock Mortuary, Toccoa, with the Revs. Ryan Seawright, Jack Lamb, and Clarence Davis officiating. Burial will be in Allen's United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Jack Moss; three daughters, Myra Snyder, Toccoa, Jackie Burgess, Hartsville, S.C., and Kathie Moss, Eastanollee; a son, Terry Moss, Raleigh, N.C.; and six grandchildren, Jimmy, Kendra, Brad, Lori, Sherry, and Mandy; and a great-grandchild, Kennedy.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Annie B. Paschal
Athens
Annie B. Paschal of 881 College Ave. died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
Ms. Paschal was native of Taliaferro County.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home with the Rev. Clarence Tillman officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery.
Survivors include a sister, Lillie Mae Moore, Atlanta; and a brother, James Paschal, Louisville.
The family is at the residence of John Lewis, 115 Mandy Drive, Athens.

Mike Richardson
Hartwell
Fairview Ave. died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999.
A native of Elberton, Mr. Richardson was a son of the late Crate A. and Flora Teasley Richardson and widower of Louise McCurley Richardson. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, retired from Newton Mills as a loom fixer and mechanic, and a member of Liberty Hill United Methodist Church.
Services will be 2:30 p.m. today at Strickland Funeral Home with the Revs. Billy Owensby and George Owens officiating. Burial will be in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
Survivors include two daughters, Joan Richardson Vickery, Lavonia, and Sandra Richardson Burden, Gainesville; a son, Alan Richardson, Lawrenceville; two sisters, Margaret Collins, Decatur, and Kathryn Barnett, Hartwell; and eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice House, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.
The family is at the residence.

Jack G. Robinson
Winder
Jack G. Robinson, 84, died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999.
Mr. Robinson was a son of the late William Harden and Susie Jennings Robinson. He was a member of Winder First Christian Church, a Marine veteran of World War II, and a retired service station owner/operator in Winder.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Winder First Christian Church with the Rev. John Richardson officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Reba Chandler Robinson; three daughters, Shirley Sauls, Dahlonega, and Judy Hardigree and Janet Avant, both of Winder; a sister, Annelle Hogan, Dacula; and eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ruby F.G. Simmons
Jefferson
Ruby Faye Garrett Simmons, 85, of 436 Old Winder-Jefferson Hwy. died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Simmons was a daughter of the late Louis and Nellie Allen Garrett, and was preceded in mons, and a son, Douglas Simmons. She was a homemaker and member of Union Baptist Church.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Union Baptist Church with the Revs. Rusty Newman and Jim Elliott officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include her husband, Clarence Simmons; two daughters, Barbara Pardue, Winder, and Olivia Baratta, Valdosta; a son, Clarence Simmons Jr., Jefferson; a sister, Frances Giles, Winder; and 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Derek Pardue, Deron Pardue, Shawn Simmons, Kyle Simmons, Ryan Simmons, Dwight Smith, and Dustin Wilkes.
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Susie Irene Sosby
Hartwell
Susie Irene Davis Sosby, 88, formerly of Bowersville, died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Sosby was a daughter of the late Epp and Lillie Pierce Davis, widow of Reeves Sosby, and preceded in death by a daughter, Sara Prather Crooks. She was retired from Carwood Manufacturing Co., a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, and attended Cross Roads Baptist Church.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Cross Roads Baptist Church with the Revs. Ben Coleman and David Wilson officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Gurley, Bowersville; a son, James Sosby, Fairplay, S.C.; and five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The family is at their respective homes.
Hamby Funeral Home, Lavonia, is in charge of arrangements.

Thelma C. Mapp
Atlanta
Thelma Clandiabell Mapp of 1121 Boulevard Drive South East died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999.
Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, will announce arrangements.

Harriett E. Monfort
Atlanta
Harriett E. Monfort of 957 North Ave. Apt. B died Friday, Jan. 8, 1999.
Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, will announce arrangements.

Doris A. Abbott
Commerce
Doris A. Abbott, 80, of 416 Old Colony Place died Sunday, Jan. 10, 1999.
A native of Minneapolis, Minn., Mrs. Abbott was a daughter of the late Andrew and Laura Albertson, and was widow of Aubrey Doran Abbott. She was a retired teacher's aid.
No services are planned.
Survivors include two daughters, Doreen Hoffman, Commerce, and Lurine Shelby, Upland; a son, Andrew Doran Abbott, Wilmington, N.C.; a sister, Bernice Wagner, Duluth, Minn.; a brother, Stanley Albertson, Duluth, Minn.; and nine grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Roy Thomas Brawner
Commerce
Roy Thomas Brawner, 74, of 514 Hebron Church Road died Sunday, Jan. 10, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Brawner was a son of the late Tom Watson and Ila Dove Brawner. He was retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation and was a member of the Methodist faith.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pruitte Funeral Home, with the Revs. Truitt Brawner and Marie Price officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens-North.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Whitsel Brawner; two daughters, Barbara Barry, Jefferson, and Jeanette Craig, Homer; two sons, James Thomas Brawner, Maysville, and Ben Brawner, Commerce; three sisters, Ida Mae Beggs, Toccoa, Gatha Bryant, Belton, S.C., and Sue Uldrich, Abbeville, S.C.; two brothers, Jewell Brawner, Carnesville, and Johnny Brawner, Danielsville; and six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

William Holloman
Carlton
William "Bud" Holloman, 71, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mr. Holloman was a son of the late Harry E. and Ruby Alma Gunter Holloman. He was a retired wire saw operator in the granite industry and a member of Millstone Baptist Church.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Hicks Funeral Home, Elberton, with the Rev. B.G. Miller officiating. Burial will be in Carlton City Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Fannie Askew Holloman; a daughter, Brenda Glenn, Comer; three stepdaughters, Dorothy Ann Maudlin, Crawford, and Marjorie Jones and Betty Ann Vaughn, both of Elberton; a stepson, Harold Dean McCannon, Elberton; five sisters, Frances King, Carlton, Ann Chambers, Nicholson, and Helen Bailey, Martha Fortson, and Harriette Holloman, all of Athens; five brothers, John Cecil Holloman, Honea Path, S.C., Walter A. Holloman, Blountstown, Fla., Jimmy Holloman and Bobby Holloman, both of Crawford, and George Holloman, Hull; and a grandchild, two great-grandchildren, and six stepgrandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Tony Kidd, Terry Kidd, Keith Holloman, Jim Holloman, Wayne King, and Troy Glenn.
The family is at the home of Dorothy Maudlin, 718 Wall St., Crawford.

Doug Price
Crawford
Doug Price, 82, of 601 Wall St. died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mr. Price was a son of the late Henry Volley and Susie Christopher Price. He was a retired machinist with Jefferson Mills and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes' Oglethorpe Chapel, with the Rev. Tom Epps officiating. Burial will be in Crawford Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Jewell Price; and two brothers, Thomas J. "Jeff" Price, Rockledge, Fla., and John William Price, Crawford.
Pallbearers will be Allen Huff, Travis Gillispie, Mark Anderson, Charles Goss, Wayne Lundebo, and Howard McCannon.
The family is at 10 Wolfskin Road, Crawford, and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Shelby Mealor Seabolt
Homer
Shelby Jean Mealor Seabolt, 58, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mrs. Seabolt was a daughter of the late Warren and Bertha Caudell Mealor. She was a retired seamstress and a member of Damascus Baptist Church.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Damascus Baptist Church, with the Revs. Roy Rogers and O.L. McCullough officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include three sons, James Mote and Terry Mote, Cornelia, and Wesley Mote, Baldwin; three sisters, Eula Cook, Alto, and Barbara Dill and Marlene Worley, both of Homer; three brothers, Jarvis Mealor, Homer, Loaran Mealor, Demorest, and J.C. Mealor, Mount Airy; and four grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Eula Cook, 162 B.C. Grant Road, Alto, and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, Cornelia.

Hattie Spratlin
Hull
Hattie Davis Spratlin, 103, of 1210 Hull Road died Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Spratlin was a daughter of the late Thomas A. and Nancy Scott Davis, widow of Walter J. Spratlin, and preceded in death by five sons, Walter Thomas Spratlin, Harry L. Spratlin, Weldon E. Spratlin, Sherwood M. Spratlin, and Viron G. Spratlin. She was a member of Hull Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hull Baptist Church, with the Rev. Randy Crowe officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Viola S. Dillard and Florence S. Hardy, both of Athens, and Florrie S. Hughes, Birmingham; 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren; and a niece and two nephews.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Hull Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East.

Billy B. Bell
Bishop
Billy B. Bell of 1161 Hardigree Bell Road died Sunday, Jan. 10, 1999.
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, will announce arrangements.

James Merck
Mount Airy
James Merck, 72, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 1999.
Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin, will announce arrangements.


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