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Mildred Brawner
Carnesville
Mildred Carrie Whitfield Brawner, 82, of 61 Hall Heights died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Brawner was a daughter of the late Clarence Perry and Ida Bryant Whitfield and was the widow of Clarence Eugene Brawner. She was retired from Carwood Manufacturing Co. of Lavonia and was a member of Carnesville Church of God.
Services will be at 11 a.m. at Ginn Funeral Home with the Revs. Robert Magness and Thomas Whitfield officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include a daughter, Lisa Sayer, Carnesville; a son, Herschel Brawner, Toccoa; a sister, Lucille Murphy, Carnesville; a brother, Thomas Whitfield, Elberton; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Lisa Sayer, 7650 Royston Road, Carnesville, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Novice L.A. Cantrell
Demorest
Novice Lee Abernathy Cantrell, 82, died Monday, June 7, 1999.
A native of White County, Mrs. Cantrell was a daughter of the late Jessie and Tattie Abernathy and was the widow of Orvile Cantrell. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Elese Oliver, and a son, Samuel J. Cantrell. She was a homemaker and was a member of Community Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin, with the Rev. Trent Smith officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, White County.
Survivors include seven daughters, Beatrice C. Allen, Doraville, Inez Dameron, Douglasville, Patricia Farlow, Gainesville, Phillis Barrett, Dacula, Josalyn Cantrell, Atlanta, Karen Cantrell and Teresa Cantrell, both of Demorest; five sons, Owen Cantrell, Mount Airy, Irvin Cantrell, Clarkesville, Reggie Cantrell, Grady Cantrell and Lloyd Cantrell, all of Demorest; three sisters, Jemmiah Padgett, Orangeburg, S.C., Murrell Thompson and Juanita Abernathy, both of Robertstown; a brother, Bill Abernahy, Gould, Colo.; 22 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Irvin Chafin
Washington
Irvin Chafin, 75, of 1391 Lexington Road died Monday, June 7, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mr. Chafin was a son of the late Tuck Irvin and Sally Sue Patton Chafin. He was retired from Wix Oil Filter Co., Gastonia, N.C. and was a US Navy veteran of World War II.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Washington-Wilkes Memorial Garden with the Rev. Donnie Berry officiating.
Survivors include four sisters, Hazel Bonner and Mozelle Casey, both of Washington, Frances Fendley, Rayle, and Virginia Fong, Augusta.
Pallbearers will be Doug Casey, Mack Chafin, Chris Armour, Tommy Fong, Dan Seymour and Wayne Casey.
The family is at the residence of Mozelle Casey, 210 Seven Oaks Drive, Washington, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Hopkins Funeral Home.

David Eugene Dorsey Sr.
Dewy Rose
David Eugene Dorsey Sr., 60, of 145 Maxwell Mill Road died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. Dorsey was a son of Ruby Lee Arflin of Anderson and the late Thadeus Eugene Dorsey. He was retired from Elbert County Road Department as a machine operator. He was a member of the Tri-County Coon Hunters Club and Liberty Congregational Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Strickland Funeral Home with the Rev. Earl Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Anderson, S.C.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Linda Burns Dorsey; a daughter, Angel Lynn Dorsey, Dewy Rose; three sons, David Dorsey Jr., Bowman, Ricky Lee Dorsey and Aaron Matthew Dorsey, both of Elberton; a sister, Frances Dorsey Hale, Anderson, S.C.; four brothers, Larry Dorsey, Carl Dorsey and Dewey Dorsey, all of Anderson, and Tommy Dorsey, Canon; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Gertrude H. Lowe
Cornelia
Gertrude H. Lowe, 93, died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mrs. Lowe was a daughter of the late Dr. Otho N. and Nettie Truett Harden and was the widow of John J. Lowe Sr. She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Lowe. She was a homemaker and was a member of Cornelia First Baptist Church, where she was a charter member of the Helping Hand Club.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Cornelia First Baptist Church with the Revs. Byron R. McEachern, Curt Frederick and Richard Helms officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Level Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Marion L. Helms, Lithonia; a son, John J. Lowe Jr., Cornelia; a brother, Ralph E. Harden, Gainesville; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday at McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home.

Ty'rekaye Mitchell
Crawfordville
Ty'rekaye Jamal MItchell, infant daughter of Miranda Y. Mitchell and Derrick Stovall, died Friday, June 4, 1999.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today in St. Paul Church Cemetery, Woodville, with the Rev. James Dotson officiating.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include three sisters, Ty'nigua Bre'ona Stovall, Rogeria La'Meika Shelton and Derrica Ty'Kessia Mitchell; and grandparents, Debbie Ana Mitchell and Abel Fulton.
Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, is in charge of the arrangements.

Demetrios Papanicolaou
Lawrenceville
Demetrios Papanicolaou, 59, of 846 Lawrenceville Highway died Sunday, June 6, 1999.
A native of Greece, Mr. Papanicolaou was a son of the late Estathios and Paraskavi Papageorge Papanicolaou. He moved from Stone Mountain to Lawrenceville eight years ago. He was an accountant and was a member of The Worship Center.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Wise-Connolly Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Chris Strong and Alan Shields officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Harbins Road.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Maxey Papanicolaou; two daughters, Gene P. Caplon, Lawrenceville, and Katia P. Yurko, Charlotte, N.C.; two sons, Mark Papanicolaou, Flowery Branch, and Jon Papanicolaou, Lawrenceville; a sister, Phroso Xyroglannis, Levadia, Greece; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Sandra E.M. Pinder
Greensboro
Sandra Eleta Merritt Pinder, 54, of 4501 Walker Church Road died Monday, June 7, 1999.
A native of Broward County, Fla., Mrs. Pinder was a daughter of the late Marlin Asbury and Vera Vaughn Merritt. She was a homemaker and was a member of First Baptist Church of West Hollywood, Fla. She was a graduate of McArthur High School, Hollywood, and Broward Community College, where she attained her degree in registered nursing.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Lakeside Baptist Church with the Rev. Stan Patterson officiating. Burial will be in Walker Church Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, James E. Pinder, Hollywood; two daughters, Sandra E. Mason and Sherry L. Pinder, both of Hollywood; two sons, James E. Pinder Jr. and Mark B. Pinder, both of Greensboro; three sisters, Florrie M. Bush and Barbara M. Bobo, both of Miramar, Fla., and Marlene M. Brown, Greensboro; a brother, Reginald V. Merritt, Greensboro; and four grandchildren.
McCommons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

John Henry Reddish
Greenville, S.C.
John Henry Reddish, 68, formerly of Winder, died Sunday, June 6, 1999.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bush Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Winder.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Reddish; a daughter, Cherry Morrison, Dayton, Ohio; three sons, James G. Reddish, Curtis A. Reddish, and Kenneth T. Reddish, all of Greenville; a sister, Willie Nell Davis, Winder; and a host of grandchildren.
Eberhart & Son Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Phillip Roach
Royston
Phillip Roach, 27, of 339 Dovetown Road, Cobb Place Apartments No. 108 died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Roach was a son of Thomas O. Roach of Milledgeville and Peggy Bruce Roach of Royston. He was a member of Royston Church of God.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Pruitte Funeral Home with the Rev. Johnny Stowe officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a brother, Dennis Roach, Lavonia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Phillip Roach Memorial Fund, 339 Dovetown Road, Royston, GA. 30662.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Shannon Thomas
Watkinsville
Shannon H. Thomas, age 82 of Watkinsville died June 7, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, he was a son of the late Herbert Thomas and Maggie Malcom Thomas. He was a retired farmer and formerly an Oconee County Deputy Sheriff and an Oconee County Warden. He also was a school bus driver for Oconee County. He was a member of Union Christian Church and was a Mason.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Union Christian Church with the remains placed in state at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Keith Weekly, Dr. Millard Decker and Rev. Wayde Thomas will officiate. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Surviving are his widow: Edith Parson Thomas; daughter and son in law, Janet and Billy Decker of Lexington; sons and daughters in law, Ronnie and Mina Thomas of Bogart, Harry and Reta Thomas of Watkinsville and Alan and Ann Thomas of Watkinsville; ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Those desiring may make donations to Union Christian Church, 1130 Union Church Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677.
The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Wednesday at Arthur Bowick's Oconee Chapel, Watkinsville.

Joann Wallace
Winder
Joann Wallace, 54, died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
Mrs. Wallace was a daughter of the late Woodrow and Nadine Phillips Hill. She was employed by Publix in the seafood department.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Barrow Memorial Gardens with the Rev. John Johnson officiating.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Woodruff, Winder; two sons, Tommy Wallace and Ronnie Wallace, both of Winder; a brother, Robert Hill, Winder; three grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home. Viewing will begin after 3 p.m. today.

William J. Greco
Royston
William Joseph Greco, 66, of 1771 Wildcat Bridge Road died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
Pruitte Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Will T. 'Jack' Mattox
Stephens
Will T. 'Jack' Mattox, 57, of Route 1 Box 280 died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel, Lexington, is in charge of the arrangements.

Daisy Ellen Bolton
Rayle
Daisy Ellen Bolton, 75, of 5581 Courtgrand Road died Monday, June 7, 1999.
A native of Wilkes County, Mrs. Bolton was a daughter of the late Edgar and Roxie Sherrer Harden. She was a supervisor at Thomas Textile, Athens, and was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Rayle, with the Revs. James McIver and G.L. Avery officiating. Burial will be in Lyonsville Baptist Church Cemetery, Rayle.
Survivors include her husband, Claude Bolton; three daughters, Barbara Porter, Rayle, Patsy Oglesby, Athens, and Caroldene Allen, Elberton; four sons, Joe Harden, Washington, Randy Bolton, Delaware, Ohio, and Willie Bolton and Eric Bolton, both of Athens; five sisters, Lena Cochran, Chicago, Ill., Viola Willis, Collins, Elizabeth Smith and Mamie Fanning, both of Rayle, and Mattie Price, Lawrenceville; two brothers, Edgar Harden Jr., Atlanta, and Harry James Harden, College Park; 17 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
McLendon Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorsey Bray
Crawford
William Dorsey Bray, 80, of 609 Smokey Road died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Bray was a son of the late Henry and Viola Lackey Bray. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Ann Bray. He was retired from Jefferson Mills and was of the Baptist faith. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Lord & Stephens Oglethorpe Chapel with the Rev. Jamie Doster and Clifton Barrett officiating. Burial will be in Edwards Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Hansford, Athens, and Joyce Mathews, Lexington; two sons, Rickey Bray, Crawford, and Jerry Bray, Smithonia; a sister, Kathryn Stowe, Monroe; three brothers, Billy Bray, Athens, Barry Bray, Comer, and Ferrell Bray, Flowery Branch; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Christine Darden Burgess
Atlanta
Christine Darden Burgess, 48, of 2748 Bankhead Highway, formerly of Athens, died Monday, June 7, 1999.
Mrs. Burgess was a daughter of Viola Darden and the late John Darden. She was preceded in death by a son, Eric Darnell Burgess. She was a beautician.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Shiloh Baptist Church with the Rev. B.S. Jackson officiating. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two daughters, Millicent Genae Glenn and Tandy Tenike Tucker, both of Atlanta; a son, Donald Terrell Burgess, Atlanta; four sisters, Della Darden, Alma Darden and Linda Jones, all of Athens, and Bonnie Fay Darden, Atlanta; three brothers, Bubber Lester and Charles Darden, both of Athens, and Robert Darden, San Francisco, Calif.; grandmother, Florine Darden, Athens; 10 grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Flower bearers will be Loretta Battle, Patricia Weston, Tammy Bush, Patricia Watkins and Janice Williams.
The family is at 1696 E. Broad St. Apartment A.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Sara Clements
Danielsville
Sara Asbell Clements, 95, of 584 Floyd Road died Wednesday, June 9, 1999.
A native of Bleckley County, Mrs. Clements was a daughter of the late Francis Bartow and Carrie Todd Asbell and was the widow of Leroy Clements. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Carolyn Wood. She taught Sunday school and played the organ and piano for McRae First Baptist Church for many years.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at McRae First Baptist church. Burial will be in Telfair Memorial Gardens, McRae.
Survivors include a daughter, Ann Clark, Danielsville; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends today at Vaughn's Funeral Home, McRae.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, is in charge of the arrangements.

Scott Austin Craig
Madison
Scott Austin Craig, 37, of 1271 Appalachee River Road died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Craig was a son of James H. and Carolyn Williams Craig. He was an operator of heavy duty equipment.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Simmons Funeral Home with the Rev. MaCrae Olinger officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. today in Fariview Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lawrenceville.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Barbara Johnson Craig; a daughter, Hannah Craig, Madison; a son, Zachary Craig, Madison; and a brother, Mark Craig, Madison.

Joe Findley
Royston
Joe Aubrey Findley, 76, of 454 Joe Findley Road died Wednesday, June 9, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Findley was a son of the late William Benjamin "Ben" and Pearl Olivia Cargill Findley. He was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Joseph Findley. He was retired from Westinghouse and was a retired farmer. He was a member of Vanna United Methodist Church.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Pruitte Funeral Home with the Revs. Greg Jordan, Jack Findley III and Kenneth Vanderford officiating. Burial will be in Vanna United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Arnist Leola Jordan Findley; two daughters, Betty Jo Stone and Linda Sue Martin, both of Royston; two brothers, Jack Findley and Boyd "Bud" Findley, both of Royston; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Carl E. Gray
Carnesville
Carl Edward Gray, 51, of 11325 Georgia Highway 59 died Wednesday, June 9, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Gray was a son of the late Frank and Irene Ginn Gray. He was preceded in death by a son, Carl Edward Gray Jr. He was a truck driver and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Hamby Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim King officiating. Burial will be in Middle River Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Holmes Gray; three daughters, Sheena Charping and Misty Brown, both of Carnesville, and Denise Segars, Canon; four sons, Timothy Floyd, Lavonia, Randall Scott and Jeremy Gray, both of Carnesville, and Billy Brewer, Royston; two brothers, Felton Gray and Floyd Belton Gray, both of Carnesville; and six grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

William J. Greco
Royston
William Joseph Greco, 66, of 1771 Wildcat Bridge Road died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
A native of New York, N.Y., Mr. Greco was a son of Marie Concetta Greco of Miller Place, N.Y. and the late William Greco. He was retired from Bell South Co. after 32 years service and from the University of Georgia as a housing supervisor. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, having served on the U.S.S. Colett in Japan and the Philippines.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hartwell, with the Fathers Terance Kane and Dan Toff officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include three daughters, Lisa M. Greco, Royston, and Nicole Greco and Debbie Dooley, both of Pembroke, Fla.; a son, William Greco III, Hollywood, Fla.; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Hunter, Trevor Hunter, Scott Mosher, Lou Visconti and David McDonald.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home.

Maude Hutcherson
Royston
Maude Phillips Hutcherson, 94, of 3335 Hale Crossing Road died Wednesday, June 9, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Hutcherson was a daughter of the late John Frank and Lilla James Phillips and was the widow of Roy J. Hutcherson. She was a homemaker and attended New Hope Congregational Holiness Church.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Hall Funeral Home with the Revs. Dennis Kesler and Jonathan Randall officiating. Burial will be in Zidon Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Billy R. "Boots" Phillips, Royston; a niece raised in the home, Velma Thompson, Royston; and a nephew raised in the home, Alfred Thompson, Danielsville.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

J. Walter Maxwell
Bowman
J. Walter Maxwell, 79, died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Maxwell was a son of the late Jasper and Lessie Vaughn Maxwell. He was a retired farmer and was a member of Deep Creek Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Deep Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Tim Adams and Calvin Coile officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include four sisters, Orene Moore and Pernie Drive, both of Dewy Rose, Wilma Barber, Fayetteville, and Bobbie Sue Adams, Bowman; and two brothers, Fred Maxwell, Dewy Rose, and Eugene Maxwell, Elberton.
Pallbearers will be Lindy Maxwell, Bruce Webb, Doug Maxwell, Terry Adams, George Driver, Tony Driver, Jerry Barber and Billy Driver.
The family is at the residence of Bobbie Sue Adams, Deep Creek Community.
Berry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ann B. McDaniel
Winder
Ann B. McDaniel, 89, died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
A native of Gadsen, Ala., Mrs. McDaniel was a daughter of the late Erastus and Lillie Patton Bedingfield and was the widow of Claud Hobson McDaniel. She was a resident of Winder for 73 years and was retired as owner of Ann's Beauty Salon. She was a member of Winder First United Methodist Church, the National and Winder Hairdresser's Affiliate, the V.F.W. and the Winder Chapter of the Order of the Easter Star 336.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Carter Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry W. Rary officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include nieces and nephews.

Jean McIntosh
Athens
Ethel Eugenia "Jean" McIntosh, 94, of 801 Riverhill Drive 120, formerly of Conneaut, Ohio, died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
A native of Vidette, Mrs. McIntosh was a daughter of the late Eugene and Alice Raley Davis and was the widow of John McIntosh. She was preceded in death by a son, Gene McIntosh. She was a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith. She was a member of the Rose Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Ohio.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Rose Cemetery, Vidette.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Erdienne McIntosh, Athens; three granddaughters, Rosie Brubaker, Vermilion, Ohio, Chrys McGauthiar, Athens, and Mary Beth Jones, Sandusky, Ohio; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Vidette Methodist Church, c/o Linda Horton, 7728 Highway 305, Louisville, GA 30434.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes, West, is in charge of the arrangements.

Ty'rekaye Mitchell
Crawfordville
Ty'rekaye Jamal Mitchell, infant son of Miranda Y. Mitchell and Derrick Stovall, died Friday, June 4, 1999.
Graveside services were Wednesday in St. Paul Church Cemetery, Woodville, with the Rev. James Dotson officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include three sisters, Ty'niqua Bre'ona Stovall, Rogeria La'Meika Shelton and Derrica Ty'Kessia Mitchell; and grandparents, Debbie Ann Mitchell and Abel Fulton.
Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, is in charge of the arrangements.

Leola Parker
Lula
Leola Parker, 91, died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
A native of Long County, Mrs. Parker was a daughter of the late Sidney and Jessie Gordon. She was preceded in death by a son, George Whitaker. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, Cornelia, with the Rev. Melvin Stephens officiating. Burial will be in Yonah Memorial Gardens, Demorest.
Survivors include nine grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

J. Fielding Reed
Athens
J. Fielding Reed, 87, died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
A native of Baton Rouge, La., Dr. Reed was a retired professor at the University of Georgia.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Bill Britt, Grady Wigley and Wesley Stevens officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Olive Mae Reed; two daughters, Martha Reed Moore, Atlanta, and Jeannie Reed Summerlin, Pearson; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Members of the Fellowship Class will serve as honorary attendants.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 327 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30601.
The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at Bernstein Funeral Home.

Henry George Starks
Athens
Henry George Starks, 64, of 355 Arch St. died Saturday, June 5, 1999.
A native of Lincolnton County, Mr. Starks was a son of the late George and Rosa Lee Starks. He was a resident of Clarke County for 37 years.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Hurley Funeral Home with the Revs. Roderick Bradford and William Johnson officiating. Bural will be in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Teresa Starks; two daughters, Rosa Lee Freeman, Lincolnton, and Diane Vanquez, El Paso, Texas; a son, Scotty Cunningham, Detroit, Mich.; three sisters, Essie Mae Elam, Lincolnton, Bobbie Ann Starks and Mary Richardson, both of Miami, Fla.; a brother, Willie Fred Norman, Lincolnton; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Shannon Thomas
Watkinsville
Shannon H. Thomas, age 82 of Watkinsville died June 7, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, he was a son of the late Herbert Thomas and Maggie Malcom Thomas. He was a retired farmer and formerly an Oconee County Deputy Sheriff and an Oconee County Warden. He also was a school bus driver for Oconee County. He was a member of Union Christian Church and was a Mason.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Union Christian Church with the remains placed in state at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Keith Weekly, Dr. Millard Decker and the Rev. Wayde Thomas will officiate. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Surviving are his widow: Edith Parson Thomas; daughter and son in law, Janet and Billy Decker of Lexington; sons and daughters in law, Ronnie and Mina Thomas of Bogart, Harry and Reta Thomas of Watkinsville and Alan and Ann Thomas of Watkinsville; ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Those desiring may make donations to Union Christian Church, 1130 Union Church Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677.
Arthur Bowick's Oconee Chapel, Watkinsville, is in charge of the arrangements.

Benton Charles Curtis
Athens
Benton Charles Curtis, 89, of 180 River Oak Way died Wednesday, June 9, 1999.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

James Twilley
Sparta
James Twilley, 94, formerly of Greene County, died Wednesday, June 9, 1999.
Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, is in charge of the arrangements.

Lemie Bales Sr.
Stockbridge
Lemie Bales Sr., 74, died Wednesday, June 9, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Bales was retired from Snapper Power Equipment.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ward's Fairview Chapel with the Rev. Randy Reese officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include three daughters, Linda Reynolds, Mansfield, Deborah Kelly, Covington, and Vicki Amerine, Locus Grove; a son, Lemie Bales Jr., Stockbridge; and a brother, Jonas Bales, Athens.
The family will receive friend from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

`Jack' Mattox Jr.
Stephens
Will Tom "Jack" Mattox Jr., 57, died Tuesday, June 8, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mr. Mattox was a son of Will Tom Mattox Sr. of Stephens and the late Bertha Howard Mattox. He was a member of Clarke Grove Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. at Clarke Grove Baptist Church, Stephens, with the Rev. E. Kline officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Annie R. Mattox; two daughters, Angelia D. Nowell, Stephens, and Loretta Mattox, Crawford; three sons, Tommie Mattox, Athens, Roger Mattox, Crawford, and Jeffrey Mattox, Stephens; two sisters, Hattie Moore, Chicago, Ill., and Inell Wilhite, Athens; and a brother, Walter Lewis Mattox, Stephens.
Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Clara Maynard
Winder
Clara Maynard, 92, died Thursday, June 10, 1999.
Mrs. Maynard was a daughter of the late Eugene and Della Cronic Cooper and was the widow of Horace L. Maynard. She was a homemaker and was a member of First Methodist Church for more than 65 years.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Rary officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Sarah Hatcher, Chamblee; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Louise Settle
Winterville
Martha Louise Settle, 87, of 855 Cherokee Road died Wednesday, June 9, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Miss Settle was a daughter of the late Brantley Calloway and Lucy Emiline Tolbert Settle. She was a longtime resident of Winterville and was a retired teacher from Clarke County Board of Education with 42 years of service. She was a member of Athens Area Retired Teachers, Winterville Silver Hair Club, Elijah Clark Chapter NSDAR, Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma and was a past member of GA Retired Teachers and Kappa Delta Pi. She was a member of Winterville First Baptist Church and the Marion Coile Sunday school class.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, with the Revs. Claude McBride, Rick Standard and Edward Bolen officiating. Burial will be in Winterville Cemetery.
Survivors include a sister, Lois Settle Matthews, Winterville; nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of Silver Hair Club and Marion Coile Sunday school class.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Winterville First Baptist Church or Marion Coile Sunday school class.
The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Imogene Hawkins Sosebee
Cornelia
Imogene Hawkins Sosebee, 52, of Pebblebrook Lane died Thursday, June 10, 1999.
A native of Cherokee, N.C., Mrs. Sosebee was employed by A.E. Gurtzel Co. with 12 years of service and was a member of Friendly Mission Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Friendly Mission Baptist Church with the Rev. Danny O'Kelly officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Terrell Sosebeee; three sons, Johnny Wingo, Hartsville, S.C., Chris Sosebee, Gainesville and Jason Sosebee, Cornelia; two brothers, Ray Hawkins, Clermont, and Junior Hawkins, Covington; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin.

Cherry Ward
Greensboro
Cherry Mae Kilpatrick Ward, 59, of 4061 Union Point Highway died Sunday, June 6, 1999.
A native of Taliaferro County, Mrs. Ward was a daughter of the late Mattie and Willie Kilpatrick. She was a member of New Springfield Baptist Church, Siloam, where she served on the usher board and was a member of senior choir.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Springfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Eric Calhoun officiating. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in Saw Dust Cemetery, Siloam.
Survivors include two daughters, Mattie Harris, Siloam, and Darlene Mitchell, Greensboro; four sons, Hilliard Ward, Greensboro, Willie Ed Ward, Atlanta, Richard Kilpatrick, Eatonton, and Joe Ward, Siloam; a sister, Leola Wood, Atlanta; a brother, Clark Kilpatrick, Athens; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence of Mattie Harris, 1021 Ash St., Siloam.
Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, is in charge of the arrangements.

Essie James Watson
Watkinsville
Essie James Watson, 39, of Lot 26, Moreland Heights died Monday, June 7, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Watson was a son of Mertis Marion West and Eddie James Mitchell. He was a longtime resident of Oconee County.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hurley Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Slaughter officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include two sons, Cedric Watson and Dominque Watson, both of Watkinsville; stepmother, Mary Mitchell, Watkinsville; stepfather, Horace West, Watkinsville; five sisters, Mildred Elder, Virginia Mitchell and Melody Mitchell, all of Watkinsville, Gloria Ambrose, Athens, and Susan Smith, Stockbridge; five brothers, Dennis Bishop, James B. Mitchell and Mack Mitchell, all of Watkinsville, Eddie F. Bishop, Jacksonville, Fla., and Barron Hull, Athens.

Carter Williams
Carnesville
James Carter "Red" Williams, 82, of 981 Turkey Creek Road died Wednesday, June 9, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Williams was a son of the late William Wesley and Ella Dickson Williams and was the widower of Opal Elise Kesler Williams. He was a farmer and was retired from Westinghouse Electric Corp. of Athens. He was a member of Cross Roads Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cross Roads Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Bell officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Arden, Carnesville; a son, Kenneth Williams, Newnan; a sister, Eloise "Tootsie" Williams, Carnesville; two brothers, Marvin Williams, Martin, and Lee Williams, Carnesville; three grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jim Crump, Allen Andrews, Ted Pritchett, Ken Hill, Jerry Gosnell and Barry Adams.
Memorials may be made to Cross Roads Baptist Church.
The family is at the residence of Carolyn Arden, 981 Turkey Creek Road, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Ginn Funeral Home.


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