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Judy Brooks
Lawrenceville
Judy Brooks, 37, died May 15, 1999.
Mrs. Brooks was a daughter of Richard and Mary Fitzgerald, Fairfax, Va. She was a member of Collins Hill Baptist Church and worked as a research coordinator with the University of Georgia.
Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at Collins Hill Baptist Church, Lawrenceville, with the Revs. Dan Huff and Billy Driskell officiating. Burial will be in Shadowlawn Cemetery, Lawrenceville.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her husband, Jeff Brooks; two brothers, David Fitzgerald, Fairfax, Va., and Tim Fitzgerald, Charlottesville, Va.; a sister-in-law, Jennifer Fitzgerald, Charlottesville, Va.; mother- and stepfather-in-law, Joyce and Newton Franklin, Lawrenceville; brother- and sister-in-law, Joey and Connie Brooks, Dacula; a niece, Kristen Brooks; and a nephew, Alex Brooks.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. today and Tuesday at the Tom M. Wages Funeral Home, Lawrenceville.

Nan Cooke Carpenter
Thomasville
Nan Cooke Carpenter, 86, died Friday, May 14, 1999, at Camellia Gardens Life Care Home, Thomasville, after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her sister, Kathleen Carpenter Wine of Thomasville, and a brother, Charles Richard Carpenter of Newport News, Va., a nephew, F. Alexander Gould of Yorktown, Va., and a niece, Mary Carpenter Gould Coulbourn of Richmond, Va. She was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Haley Carpenter. She was a daughter of the late Charles R. Carpenter and Nan Rosa Cooke Carpenter.
In 1930 she graduated from Maury High School, Norfolk, Va., as valedictorian. At Hollins College, Dr. Carpenter graduated with honors in 1934 with a BA in music. Later she received her MA in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received her doctorate in musicology from Yale University in 1948.
Dr. Carpenter was a professor of English at the University of Montana and a Professor of Fine Arts at Syracuse University. She spent a year at Cambridge University on a Ford Foundation Fellowship and a year at the Huntington Library in Los Angeles on a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. In 1967, Dr. Carpenter joined the faculty at the University of Georgia as a Professor of English, later becoming the Chairman of the Comparative Literature Department. She held this position until her retirement in 1980 as Professor Emeritus.
Her career was outstanding even though she was severely handicapped by polio at age 5. She published four books and numerous articles and papers relating to music and literature. She received many honors including Phi Beta Kappa, Directory of American Scholars, Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in the Humanities, International Who's Who, and others. She was much beloved by her students and associates and was greatly admired and respected for her many accomplishments, her brilliant intellect and dedication to her profession.
A private memorial service will be held in Virginia. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Nan Cooke Carpenter Scholarship, Hollins University, P.O. Box 9626, Roanoke, VA 24020-9983, or a favorite charity.
Allen & Allen Funeral Home, Thomasville, is in charge of the arrangements.

Martha Evelyn Grant
Commerce
Martha Evelyn Grant, 64, of 200 Bolton Road, died Saturday, May 15, 1999.
A native of Commerce, Mrs. Grant was a daughter of the late Donald and Evelyn Nix Wright. She was a homemaker.
Services will be at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday at Ivie Funeral Home Inc., Commerce, with the Rev. Tim Strickland officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Park, Commerce.
Survivors include a son, Donald Grant, Ocala, Fla.; a daughter, Dawn Thompson, Hoschton; a sister, Nancy Miles, Douglasville; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Dorothy Hart
Laurel Hill, Fla.
Dorothy Wright Hart, 91, died Friday, May 14, 1999.
A native of Newberry, S.C., and formerly of Tucker, Mrs. Hart was a daughter of the late James and Bernice Smith Wright and was the widow of William Hart.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, Grayson. Burial will be in Oconee Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Robert S. Hart, Munster, Ind.; a daughter, Barbara J. Maples, Laurel Hill, Fla.; a sister, Josephine Herring, Athens; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of the arrangements.

Harrison Holloway
Toccoa
Harrison Holloway, 71, of Route 2, Stonewall Court, died Sunday, May 16, 1999.
A native of Lumpkin County, Mr. Holloway was a son of the late William and Nancy Waters Holloway. He had resided in Toccoa for 30 years, was retired from the maintenance department of Harden Shows, and was of the Holiness faith.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home, Toccoa, with the Rev. Dennis Rafala officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens, Toccoa.
Survivors include his wife, Jessie Meeks Holloway; a son, Larry Holloway, Gainesville; two daughters, Wanda Allison, Clermont, and Margie Smith, Gainesville; a stepson, James Nations, Toccoa; a brother, Oliver Holloway, Gainesville; and a number of grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Tim Richardson, Ronald Addison, Ernest Hix, Marvin Gowell, Marvin Brown, and DeWitt Nations.
The family will be at the residence and will receive friends from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today and Tuesday at the funeral home.

Frances D. Martin
Elberton
Alice Frances Dunn Martin, 66, formerly of 128 Oak Drive, died Saturday, May 15, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mrs. Martin was a daughter of the late Monroe Henry Sr. and Edith Mae Dickerson Dunn and was the widow of Jim Joe Martin. She was a homemaker and a member of Dewy Rose Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. today at the Hicks Funeral Home, Elberton, with the Rev. David McConnell officiating. Burial will be in the Carlton City Cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, Chuck Martin, Elberton, and Jimmy Martin, Jacksonville, Ark.; a daughter, Marie Guyton, Killen, Ala.; two sisters, Iris D. Brown, Elberton, and Cathrine Whitworth, Lilburn; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Pallbearers will be Monroe Dunn III, Dennis Johnson, Roger Guyton, Ray Singleton Jr., Gary Whitworth, and Steven Singleton.
The family is at the residence.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Calvin O. Richey
Commerce
Calvin O. Richey, 85, of 2359 Ila Road, died Saturday, May 15, 1999.
A native of Wilcox County, Mr. Richey was a son of the late Gus and Sally Richey. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Blacks Creek Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Lee Hunter and Curtis Greene officiating. Burial will be in Blacks Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Pauline Pruitt Richey, and a daughter, Frances Creed, Fayetteville, N.C.

Beatrice Anchors
Meridian, Miss.
Beatrice W. "Bea" Anchors died Saturday, May 15, 1999.
Mrs. Anchors was a daughter of the late James David and Elon Watson and was the widow of Allen Anchors. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Eleanor Anchors. She was a longtime resident of Winder. She was a retired businesswoman and a member of First Baptist Church, Winder.
Funeral services were Monday at Barham Funeral Home, Meridian. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today in Rose Hill Cemetery, Winder.
Survivors include two sisters, Margaret Hannah, Meridian, and Nell Blount, Savannah; nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Announcement provided by Smith Funeral Home, Winder.

Bill Ayers
Carnesville
William Verdell "Bill" Ayers, 86, of 280 Prospect Church Road died Sunday, May 16, 1999.
A native and longtime resident of Franklin County, Mr. Ayers was a son of the late Henry Jones and Lourilla Andrews Ayers. He was the last member of his immediate family. He was engaged in farming and the poultry industry. He was a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church, where he had served as Sunday school superintendent for a number of years, was a member of the administrative board and the pastor-parish relations committee.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Zion United Methodist Church with Warren Wilkinson and the Revs. Ryan Seawright and Kenneth Dietle officiating. Graveside services will be in the church cemetery with the Rev. Marcus Martin officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Octie Ayers Ayers; nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Joe DeFoor, Donald Hallford, John Bertrang, Kenneth Ayers, Virgil Ayers and George Pritchett.
The family is at the residence.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Charles Baber
Toccoa
The Rev. Charles Thomas Baber, 71, of Browns Circle, died Sunday, May 16, 1999.
A native of Chicago, Mr. Baber was a son of the late Virgil Ambrose and Sadie McNeil Baber. He lived most of his life in Texas, where he served as a Christian Alliance Missionary in the Rio Grande Valley. He graduated from Nyack College, Nyack, N.Y., and attended Foothills Alliance Church, Walhalla, S.C.
Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Foothills Alliance Church, 4271 Highway 11 South, Walhalla, with the Rev. Monty Joseph officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille Gott Baber; a daughter, Susan Crossley, Toccoa; two sisters, Doris Bertinetti, Tinley Park, Ill., and Jo Vaughan, Toccoa; three brothers, Hubert Baber, Mattoon, Ill., Donald Baber, Chicago, and Leugene Baber, Bourbonnais, Ill.; and three grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Spanish Central District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance, c/o Foothills Alliance Church, PO Box 1263, Walhalla, SC 29691.
The family is at the residence.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary B. BrownCommerce
Mary Barnett Brown, 93, of 405 Browns Bridge Road, died Sunday, May 16, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Brown was a daughter of the late John William and Bunea Minish Barnett and was the widow of Alexander Bealor Brown. She was a homemaker and was a member of Beaverdam Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Beaverdam Baptist Church with the Revs. Don Pruitt and David Harbin officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Alice Slocum and Gwendolyn Ward, both of Commerce, and Delia Tolbert, Nicholson; a son, Boley J. Brown, LaGrange; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home.

Lila Cox Barber
Athens
Lila Cox Barber, 93, of 330 Hampton Court, died Sunday, May 16, 1999.
A native and lifelong resident of Athens, Mrs. Barber was a daughter of the late Arthur Carson and Annie Hodgson Cox and was the widow of Wedford Barber. She was an accomplished pianist and was a member of First Baptist Church of Athens, where she was very active in the youth department.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Oconee Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Len Willingham officiating.
Survivors include a daughter, Hallie Anne Porter, Cedartown; a son, Allan W. Barber, Athens; and grandchildren, Patricia and Lance Norris, Douglas, Lee Porter, Cedartown, Lila and Joey McMillian, Columbia, S.C., and Frieda and Jim Clarke, Athens; and eight grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Athens.
The family is at the residence.
Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Julian Duncan
Royston
Julian Duncan, 82, of 679 Freedom Church Road Extension, died Monday, May 17, 1999.
A native of Anderson County, Mr. Duncan was a son of the late Cal and Rosa Lee Davis Duncan Childs. He was self-employed and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Mill Shoal Baptist Church and the International Order of Odd Fellows.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pruitte Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug Burns officiating. Burial will be in Mill Shoal Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Vera Azalee Smith Duncan; a son, Tony Julian Duncan, Royston; and three sisters, Kathleen Sullivan and Christine Powell, both of Anderson, S.C., and Hazel Red, Hanford, Calif.
Memorials may be made to the Julian Duncan Memorial Fund, 679 Freedom Church Road, Royston, GA 30662.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Maggie Cabe Kelley
Toccoa
Jeannie Magnolia "Maggie" Cabe Kelley, 97, of Route 2 Red Rock Road, died Monday, May 17, 1999.
A native of Macon County, N.C. and a longtime resident of Stephens County, Mrs. Kelley was a daughter of the late Stephen L. and Florence Young Cabe and was the widow of Frank K. Kelley. She was a homemaker and was the oldest member f Rock Creek Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Joy Sunday school class.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rock Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Leon Miller and Clarence Davis officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Harold F. Kelley, Toccoa; three brothers, S.L. Cabe and Joe Cabe, both of Toccoa, and Guy Cabe, Gainesville; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rock Creek Baptist Church.
The family is at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kelley, 5108 Keener Road, Toccoa, and will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Whitlock Mortuary.

Willard E. Marsh
Lavonia
Willard E. Marsh, 87, of 203 Paradise Point, died Saturday, May 15, 1999.
A native of Atlanta, Mr. Marsh was a son of the late Fred Mason and Elizabeth Smith Marsh. He had lived in Smyrna and in Owosso, Mich., before moving to Lavonia. He graduated from Tech High School in 1930 and was retired from United Steel after 40 years of service. He was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church in Lavonia.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hamby Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Renfro officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens North.
Survivors include his wife, Della Mae Marsh; a daughter, Linda G. Turner, Marietta; a son, James Edward Marsh, Owosso; two sisters, Lorna Bone, West Palm Beach, Fla., and Elsie Garren, Duluth; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Michael Gamble Verser
Maysville
Michael Gamble Verser, 24, of 2385 Unity Church Road, died Sunday, May 16, 1999.
A native of Harrison, Ark., Mr. Verser was a son of Cathy and Jerry Verser of Joplin, Mo., and Danny and Rose Johnson of Pendergrass. He was self-employed as a cabinetmaker.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Ivie Funeral Home.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include four sisters, Danette Durbin, Seneca, Mo., Melissa Johnson and Tammy Webb, both of Pendergrass, and Andrea Verser, Joplin; two brothers, Ryan Johnson, Pendergrass, and Jason Verser, Rogers, Ark.; and grandparents, Theo and Irene Verser, Rogers, Ark., and Hazel Johnson, Statesville, N.C.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mary Grace Wilkinson
Commerce
Mary Grace Wilkinson, 87, of 1050 Wilkinson Road died Monday, May 17, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Wilkinson was a daughter of the late Ross and Rilla Addison Segars and was the widow of Allen Wilkinson. She was a member of Tates Creek Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Tates Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Garrison officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby and Martha Wilkinson and Brannon and Martha Wilkinson, both of Commerce; three sisters, Geneva Allen, Clarksville, Maxine Parks, Jacksonville, Fla., and Reba Lewallen, Lavonia; two brothers, Dudley Segars, Alpharetta, and Kenneth Segars, Winnsboro, N.C.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home.

Edith Colquitt
Athens
Edith Colquitt of 200 Ruth St. died Sunday, May 16, 1999.
Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mattie P. Garnett
Crawfordville
Mattie Garnett, 59, of 3662 Sharon Drive, died Monday, May 17, 1999.
Davenport-McLendon Mortuary, Washington, is in charge of the arrangements.

Beatrice Anchors
Meridian, Miss.
Beatrice W. "Bea" Anchors died Saturday, May 15, 1999.
Mrs. Anchors was a daughter of the late James David and Elon Watson and was the widow of Allen Anchors. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Eleanor Anchors. She was a longtime resident of Winder. She was a retired businesswoman and a member of First Baptist Church, Winder.
Funeral services were Monday at Barham Funeral Home, Meridian. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today in Rose Hill Cemetery, Winder.
Survivors include two sisters, Margaret Hannah, Meridian, and Nell Blount, Savannah; nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Announcement provided by Smith Funeral Home, Winder.

Bill Ayers
Carnesville
William Verdell "Bill" Ayers, 86, of 280 Prospect Church Road died Sunday, May 16, 1999.
A native and longtime resident of Franklin County, Mr. Ayers was a son of the late Henry Jones and Lourilla Andrews Ayers. He was the last member of his immediate family. He was engaged in farming and the poultry industry. He was a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church, where he had served as Sunday school superintendent for a number of years, was a member of the administrative board and the pastor-parish relations committee.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Zion United Methodist Church with Warren Wilkinson and the Revs. Ryan Seawright and Kenneth Dietle officiating. Graveside services will be in the church cemetery with the Rev. Marcus Martin officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Octie Ayers Ayers; nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Joe DeFoor, Donald Hallford, John Bertrang, Kenneth Ayers, Virgil Ayers and George Pritchett.
The family is at the residence.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Charles Baber
Toccoa
The Rev. Charles Thomas Baber, 71, of Browns Circle, died Sunday, May 16, 1999.
A native of Chicago, Mr. Baber was a son of the late Virgil Ambrose and Sadie McNeil Baber. He lived most of his life in Texas, where he served as a Christian Alliance Missionary in the Rio Grande Valley. He graduated from Nyack College, Nyack, N.Y., and attended Foothills Alliance Church, Walhalla, S.C.
Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Foothills Alliance Church, 4271 Highway 11 South, Walhalla, with the Rev. Monty Joseph officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille Gott Baber; a daughter, Susan Crossley, Toccoa; two sisters, Doris Bertinetti, Tinley Park, Ill., and Jo Vaughan, Toccoa; three brothers, Hubert Baber, Mattoon, Ill., Donald Baber, Chicago, and Leugene Baber, Bourbonnais, Ill.; and three grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Spanish Central District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance, c/o Foothills Alliance Church, PO Box 1263, Walhalla, SC 29691.
The family is at the residence.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary B. BrownCommerce
Mary Barnett Brown, 93, of 405 Browns Bridge Road, died Sunday, May 16, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Brown was a daughter of the late John William and Bunea Minish Barnett and was the widow of Alexander Bealor Brown. She was a homemaker and was a member of Beaverdam Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Beaverdam Baptist Church with the Revs. Don Pruitt and David Harbin officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Alice Slocum and Gwendolyn Ward, both of Commerce, and Delia Tolbert, Nicholson; a son, Boley J. Brown, LaGrange; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home.

Lila Cox Barber
Athens
Lila Cox Barber, 93, of 330 Hampton Court, died Sunday, May 16, 1999.
A native and lifelong resident of Athens, Mrs. Barber was a daughter of the late Arthur Carson and Annie Hodgson Cox and was the widow of Wedford Barber. She was an accomplished pianist and was a member of First Baptist Church of Athens, where she was very active in the youth department.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Oconee Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Len Willingham officiating.
Survivors include a daughter, Hallie Anne Porter, Cedartown; a son, Allan W. Barber, Athens; and grandchildren, Patricia and Lance Norris, Douglas, Lee Porter, Cedartown, Lila and Joey McMillian, Columbia, S.C., and Frieda and Jim Clarke, Athens; and eight grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Athens.
The family is at the residence.
Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Julian Duncan
Royston
Julian Duncan, 82, of 679 Freedom Church Road Extension, died Monday, May 17, 1999.
A native of Anderson County, Mr. Duncan was a son of the late Cal and Rosa Lee Davis Duncan Childs. He was self-employed and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Mill Shoal Baptist Church and the International Order of Odd Fellows.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pruitte Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug Burns officiating. Burial will be in Mill Shoal Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Vera Azalee Smith Duncan; a son, Tony Julian Duncan, Royston; and three sisters, Kathleen Sullivan and Christine Powell, both of Anderson, S.C., and Hazel Red, Hanford, Calif.
Memorials may be made to the Julian Duncan Memorial Fund, 679 Freedom Church Road, Royston, GA 30662.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Maggie Cabe Kelley
Toccoa
Jeannie Magnolia "Maggie" Cabe Kelley, 97, of Route 2 Red Rock Road, died Monday, May 17, 1999.
A native of Macon County, N.C. and a longtime resident of Stephens County, Mrs. Kelley was a daughter of the late Stephen L. and Florence Young Cabe and was the widow of Frank K. Kelley. She was a homemaker and was the oldest member f Rock Creek Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Joy Sunday school class.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rock Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Leon Miller and Clarence Davis officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Harold F. Kelley, Toccoa; three brothers, S.L. Cabe and Joe Cabe, both of Toccoa, and Guy Cabe, Gainesville; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rock Creek Baptist Church.
The family is at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kelley, 5108 Keener Road, Toccoa, and will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Whitlock Mortuary.

Willard E. Marsh
Lavonia
Willard E. Marsh, 87, of 203 Paradise Point, died Saturday, May 15, 1999.
A native of Atlanta, Mr. Marsh was a son of the late Fred Mason and Elizabeth Smith Marsh. He had lived in Smyrna and in Owosso, Mich., before moving to Lavonia. He graduated from Tech High School in 1930 and was retired from United Steel after 40 years of service. He was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church in Lavonia.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hamby Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Renfro officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens North.
Survivors include his wife, Della Mae Marsh; a daughter, Linda G. Turner, Marietta; a son, James Edward Marsh, Owosso; two sisters, Lorna Bone, West Palm Beach, Fla., and Elsie Garren, Duluth; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Michael Gamble Verser
Maysville
Michael Gamble Verser, 24, of 2385 Unity Church Road, died Sunday, May 16, 1999.
A native of Harrison, Ark., Mr. Verser was a son of Cathy and Jerry Verser of Joplin, Mo., and Danny and Rose Johnson of Pendergrass. He was self-employed as a cabinetmaker.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Ivie Funeral Home.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include four sisters, Danette Durbin, Seneca, Mo., Melissa Johnson and Tammy Webb, both of Pendergrass, and Andrea Verser, Joplin; two brothers, Ryan Johnson, Pendergrass, and Jason Verser, Rogers, Ark.; and grandparents, Theo and Irene Verser, Rogers, Ark., and Hazel Johnson, Statesville, N.C.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mary Grace Wilkinson
Commerce
Mary Grace Wilkinson, 87, of 1050 Wilkinson Road died Monday, May 17, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Wilkinson was a daughter of the late Ross and Rilla Addison Segars and was the widow of Allen Wilkinson. She was a member of Tates Creek Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Tates Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Garrison officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby and Martha Wilkinson and Brannon and Martha Wilkinson, both of Commerce; three sisters, Geneva Allen, Clarksville, Maxine Parks, Jacksonville, Fla., and Reba Lewallen, Lavonia; two brothers, Dudley Segars, Alpharetta, and Kenneth Segars, Winnsboro, N.C.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home.

Edith Colquitt
Athens
Edith Colquitt of 200 Ruth St. died Sunday, May 16, 1999.
Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mattie P. Garnett
Crawfordville
Mattie Garnett, 59, of 3662 Sharon Drive, died Monday, May 17, 1999.
Davenport-McLendon Mortuary, Washington, is in charge of the arrangements.


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