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Bernadine Ferguson
Cornelia
Bernadine Ferguson, 62, died Saturday, July 3, 1999.
A native of Missouri, Mrs. Ferguson was a daughter of the late Mont and Byrtle Lowrance Gant, and was the widow of Millard Ferguson. She had lived most of her life in Habersham County, was employed by Mount Vernon Mills, and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, Cornelia, with the Rev. Austin Kelly officiating. Burial will be in New Bridge Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include five daughters, Sherrie Holland, Mount Airy, Patti Thompson, Alto, Gail Ferguson and Benita Williams, both of Cornelia, and Tammy McDuffie, Baldwin; a son, Monty "Bee Bo" Ferguson, Mount Airy; three sisters, Sandie Ragan and Mett Finn, Vienna, Mo., and Imogene Jones, Licking, Mo.; two brothers, Jerry Gant and Fuzz Gant, both of Vienna, Mo.; and 14 grandchildren.
The family is at the residence.

Carlos D. Long
Athens
Carlos D. Long, 22, of 135 Herbert Road, died Thursday, July 1, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Long was a son of Corine Daniels and Elmer Long.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at New Bethlehem Baptist Church, Lexington, with the Rev. B.J. Jackson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Sanetra Long; a daughter, Amber Long, Athens; three sons, Carlos D. Long Jr., Melchezadk Long, and Cartavious Sanders, all of Athens; his stepfather, Clarence Daniels, Athens; two sisters, Latarcia Harper and Catina Daniels, both of Athens; three brothers, Roger Long, Travis Daniels, and Toby Daniels, all of Athens; grandparents Rosa Lee Johnson, Athens, Eunice Long, Lexington, Nathaniel Ball, Athens, Napoleon Long, Lexington; and a great-grandmother, Ruby Alice Barnett, Athens.
The family is at the residence of Corine Daniels, 290 Ponderosa Drive, Athens.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Bobby Lewis Rogers
Elberton
Bobby Lewis Rogers, 63, of 1234 Flagstone Road, died Saturday, July 3, 1999.
A native of Ware Shoals, S.C., Mr. Rogers was a son of the late Furman Rogers and Mary Helen Clark. He was raised by his grandparents, the late Cleveland and Callie Clark, and his aunts and an uncle. He retired from Brown Transport Trucking Co. after 32 years of service. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church and was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in the Korean conflict. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael L. Rogers.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Berry Funeral Home, Elberton, with the Rev. Donald Mulkey officiating. Burial will be in Elmhurst Cemetery, Elberton.
Survivors include his wife, Elaine McLanahan Rogers; two daughters, Renee Moon and Jill Rogers, both of Elberton; and a grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Horace Adams, Joe Anderson, Richard House, Butch Jefferson, Richard Johnson, and James "Dink" Smith.
The family will be at the residence, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Dorsey Savage
Gautier, Miss.
Dorsey C. Savage, 84, formerly of Great Falls, S.C., and Hull, died Friday, July 2, 1999.
Mr. Savage was a son of the late Harrison and Rose Savage. He was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Daphne Rowe.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Randy Crowe officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Savage; two daughters, Larose Nastasi, Tucson, Ariz., and Diane Imm, Baldwin; four sons, Junior Savage, Statham, Bill Savage, Gastonia, N.C., Stan Savage, Clinton, Utah, and Danny Savage, Gautier, Miss.; five sisters, Wilmont Savage, Marge Taylor, Reece McCarty, Beatrice McDonald, and Dot Ferguson, all of Statham; two brothers, Gaston Savage, Statham, and Ralph Savage, Jonesboro; 18 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ronald Vance Watkins
Watkinsville
Ronald Vance "Ronny" Watkins, 29, of died Saturday, July 3, 1999.
A native of Milledgeville, Mr. Watkins was a son of Lena Berry Watkins, Milledgeville, and Jimmy and Elaine Watkins, Milledgeville. He was a graduate of John Milledge Academy and North Georgia Tech, and was employed at Denon Digital, Madison, as an electronic technician. He was formerly employed by Roger Pump Company, Commerce.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at White Columns Funeral Home, Milledgeville, with the Rev. Tim Oliver officiating. Burial will be in Baldwin Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include three sisters, Wanda Lindsey, Renae Jenkins, and Lainya Hutchins, all of Milledgeville; and a brother, Wade Watkins, Forsyth.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ollie Butler
Carnesville
Ollie Butler, 48, died Saturday, July 3, 1999.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home, Toccoa.

Page M. Hunter
Athens
Page M. Hunter died Sunday, July 4, 1999.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Bernstein Funeral Home.

R. Carey Wilson
Savannah
R. Carey "R.C." Wilson died Friday, July 2, 1999.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Bernstein Funeral Home.

Margaret Powell
Toccoa
Margaret Doris Gasper Powell, 63, of 2119 Old Flowery Branch Road, died July 5.
A native of North Vernon, Ind., Mrs. Powell was the daughter of the late Ivan and Ruby Ailes Gasper. She was a member of Chatahoochee Baptist Church in Flowery Branch and worked in data processing for a number of years.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Hillcrest Chapel of the Acree-Davis Funeral Home, with the Rev. Don Scott officiating.
Survivors include her husband, Edward Powell; a niece and nephew, Cynthia and Steven Gasper, who were reared in the home; two brothers, Steven Gasper of Pendergrass and Jack Gasper of Phoenix, Ariz.; three sisters, Molly LaMarche of Mooresville, Ind., Ruby Sanders of Menlo Park, Calif., and Mary Ellen Gasper of Napa, Calif.
Pallbearers will be Steven Gasper, Hubie Powell, Wendell Powell Jr., Chris Powell, Charles Powell and David Powell.
The family will be at the home of Mrs. Floice Bryson, Anderson Road, Toccoa, and will receive friends at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements and interment will be held in the Zebulon Baptist Church Cemetery.

Ivory Segers
Elberton
Ivory Gladys Sweeney Segers, 60, of 1530 Cummings Drive, Lot 33, died Sunday, July 4.
A native of Raysal, W.Va., Mrs. Segers was the daughter of Willie and Lulabell Sweeney. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Memorial Chapel of Berry Funeral Home. The burial will be in Elmhurst Cemetery, Elberton.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, John Segers; her four daughters, Alma Smith, Betty Edwards, and Lynn Hufstetler of Elberton and Judy Thompson of Easley, S.C.; her two sons, Roy Segers of Elberton and Willie Ray Boyd of Atlanta; five sisters, Bossie Forester, Ethel Mullins, Francis Lester, Kathern Day and Rosetta Vain, all of Raysal, W.Va.; three brothers, Henry Sweeney, Cleve Sweeney and Bennie Letcher Sweeney, all of Raysal, W.Va., and 14 grandchildren.
Pall bearers will be Todd Edwards, Charlie Partain, Tim Smith, Bobby Segers, Chuck Thompson and John Hufstetler. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Smith, Johnny Segers, and Charles Hulett.
The family will be at the home of Alma Smith, 1530 Cummings Drive, Lot 35 and will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Berry Funeral Home.
Berry Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Zephyr Vaughan
Madison
Zephyr Vaughan, 98, of Bethany Road, died Sunday, July 4.
Mr. Vaughan was the son of the late Andrew Jackson Smith and Mollie Thornton and husband of the late Watson Green Vaughan.
Memorial Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Simmons Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kevin Clubb officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m.
Survivors include his son, Watons Vaughan of Madison, 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Monday night from 7-9 p.m. at Simmons Funeral Home.

Hazel Malone
Athens
Hazel Burgess Malone, 79, of Athens, died Monday, July 5.
A native of Laurens County, Mrs. Malone was a daughter of the late Walter and Bessie Burgess and widow of the late Ira Vedder Malone Jr. She was a member of Watkinsville First Baptist Church. Before retirement, she was an extension agent for the University of Georgia.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at West View Cemetery in Monticello.
Survivors include her sister, Edna B. Kilgo of Augusta; brother, Cecil Burgess of Dublin; and nieces and nephew, JoAnn Padgett of Cochran, Beverly Cannon of Macon and Don Kilgo of Athens.
Jordan Funeral Home of Monticello is in charge of arrangements.

Alice Tardy
Athens
Alice Virginia Tardy, 91, of 960 Hawthorne Ave., died Sunday, July 4.
A native of Lexington, Va., Mrs. Tardy was the daughter of the late Ernest Spottswood and Sally Gillick Nuckols, and the widow of Harry James Tardy. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Athens.
Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the chapel of Harrison Funeral Home in Lexington, Va. Burial will be in Stonewall Jackson Cemetery.
Survivors include a son, James Tardy of Athens; brother, Richard S. Nuckols of Lexington, Va.; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Flowers will be accepted as well as memorials to the First Baptist Church of Athens, 355 Pulaski St.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home West is in charge of local arrangements.

Luther Jones
Woodville
Luther Jones, 75, of 1520 North Dogwood Road died Friday, July 2.
A native of Greene County, Mr. Jones was the son of the late Edgar and Sallie Jones. He was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church and retired from the Greene County Board of Education after many years of dedicated service.
Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul Baptist Church, with the Revs. William Smith, John Smith and B. Benford officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two sisters-in-law; five nieces; six nephews; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.
Watts Funeral Home in Union Point is in charge of arrangements.

R. Carey Wilson
Savannah
R. Carey "R.C." Wilson, 86, of Savannah, died Friday, July 2.
A native of Athens, Mr. Wilson was the widower of Obie W. Wilson and was a mason.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bernstein Chapel. The burial will at Evergreen Memorial Part in Athens.
Survivors include two sons, Darryl Wilson, Macon and Douglas Wilson, Martinez; one brother, Walter Wilson, Alexandria, Va.; and three sisters, Marinza Sellers of Winston Salem, N.C., Wynelle McLeroy, Cartersville and Margaret Addington, Athens; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends today from 6:30-9 p.m. at Bernstein Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to "Save a Life Ministries," 116A Prince Avenue, Macon, GA 32104.

Audrey Stowe
Toccoa
Audrey Higginbotham Stowe, 88, of Anderson Road, died Monday, July 5.
A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Stowe was the daughter of George W. and Pearl Bailey Higginbotham and was the widow of Charlie Kermit Stowe. She was a member of the Toccoa Creek Baptist Church, a member of the Garden Club, a 4-H leader and a homemaker.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel of Whitlock Mortuary, with the Rev. Eugene Powe and Mr. Lee Sullens officiating. The body will be placed at the mortuary where the family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Mack and Chris Stowe, Douglasville; two sisters, Sara Ertzberger, Hartwell and Doris Hicks, Greenwood, S.C.; also a number of nieces.
Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Page M. Hunter
Athens
Martha Page Morton Hunter of Athens died Sunday, July 4.
A native of Gray, Mrs. Hunter was the daughter of James Everett and Clyde B. Morton and widow of her first husband, Fred Riesbol.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church of Athens, with the Rev. Eddie Ard and Rev. Mandy Brady officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. at High View Cemetery in Gray.
Mrs. Hunter had library duties with the Fulton County Library and also held a library position with the 3rd Army, the 3rd Air Force, and ended her career as the chief librarian for the Tactical Air Force. She also had library duties with the Business and Professional Women's Organization in Washington, D.C., and served as a library specialist with the Athens Regional Library.
Survivors include a brother, Malcolm O. Morton, Jefferson; sisters-in-law, Lucille Morton, Augusta and Jeanette Morton Barnes, Greensboro, N.C.; seven nieces and three nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. at Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 498 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30601.

Issac Charles Cagle
Demorest
Issac Charles Cagle, 58, of Demorest died Sunday, July 4.
A native of Habersham County, Mr. Cagle was the son of the late Issac Candler and Mary Montine Gilmer Cagle. He was of the Methodist faith and was a farmer.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Whitfield Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Marshall Garmon officiating. Burial will be in Timber Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Hall County.
Survivors include one daughter, Charlee Nicole Cagle, Crestview, Fla.; one son, Charles Jode Cagle, Ft. Lewis, Wash.; three sisters, Nellie Derrick, Cornelia, Inez Carson, Clayton and Lou Kennedy of Acworth; two brothers, Thomas Cagle, Toccoa and Benny Cagle, Demorest.
The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel in Baldwin.

Fransisco Martinez
Alto
Fransisco Martinez, 30, of Alto, died Saturday, July 3.
A native of Mexico, Mr. Martinez was the son of the late Jose Martinez. He was an employee of Mount Vernon Mills and was of the Catholic faith.
Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday from St. Mark's Catholic Church in Clarkesville, with Father Luis Zarama officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in Mexico.
Survivors include his mother, Rosa Gavilla of Mexico; four sisters, Eleazar Martinez, Alisia, Soledad and Ofelia Martinez, all of Mexico, and three brothers, Miguel, Jose and Benino Martinez, all of Mexico.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. at the Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel in Baldwin.

Mary M. Trammel
Sautee
Mary M. Trammell, 90, of 741 Rabun Road, died Sunday, July 4.
Mrs. Trammell was the daughter of the late George and Lillie Austin. She was a member of Bean Creek Baptist Church in Sautee.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bean Creek Baptist Church in Sautee, with the Rev. Billy J. Jenkins officiating.
Survivors include one son, Robert Trammell, Sautee; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home of Toccoa is in charge of the arrangements.

Ollie Louise Simpson
Carnesville
Ollie Louise Simpson, 48, of 380 Echo Road, died Saturday, July 3.
A native of Franklin County, Miss Simpson was the daughter of the late Luther Tom and Louise Simpson. She was a member of Union Grove C.M.E. Church in Carnesville, where she served in many capacities.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Union Grove C.M.E. Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Jessica Butler of Carnesville; one sister, Mattie Burns of Carnesville; three brothers, Luther Simpson of Lavonia, Tony Simpson of Carnesville and Frank Simpson of Royston.
The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mack Burns, Brown Road, Carnesville.

Mary Elizabeth Newton
Gainesville
Mary Elizabeth Newton, 87, of Route 3 Pinevale Road, died Monday, July 5.
A native of Union County, Mrs. Newton is the daughter of the late Will and Sarah Ida Foster and widow of Carl Newton Sr. She was a member of Redwine United Methodist Church, where she was the oldest active member. She played the piano for 40 years, taught Sunday school and was a homemaker.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Redwine United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Leon Smith, Davis Chappell and John Freeland officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Carl and Vivian Newton, Athens, and Glenn and Juanita Newton, Athens; grandsons and wives, David and Debbie Newton, Augusta, Mark and Dawn Newton, Athens; four granddaughters and their spouses, Linda and john Freeland, Newnan, Lisa and David Worthan, Anderson, S.C., Patsy and Tommy Bryan, St. Simons Island and Teresa and Tom Jackson, Athens. 14 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ollie Belle Wiggins Norris
Gibson
Ollie Belle Wiggins Norris, 90, died Sunday, July 4.
A native of Warren County, Mrs. Norris was the wife of W. Howard Norris, Bishop.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Little Brier Creek Baptist Church, with the Revs. Randy Dunaway and Gary Hadden officiating. Burial will be at Little Brier Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Warren County.
Survivors, in addition to her husband, include one son, W. Howard Norris, Bishop; one sister, Dorothy Ware Posey, College Park; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be James Gunn, Edward S. Ray, Marvin Norman, Bobby Williams, John Gunn, J.J. Gunn, Albert Wren, Juddy Johnson, Brian Adams, Floyd Land, Matt Williams and Bud Norman. Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Little Brier Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Little Brier Creek Baptist Church, 3208 Little Brier Creek Church Road, Warrenton, GA 30838.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at James and Lowe Funeral Home, Warrenton.

Russell Brown
Royston
Thomas Russell Brown, 71, of 67 Bennett St., died Monday, July 5. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston.

Sammie Mae Adams
Greensboro
Sammie Mae Adams, 79, 1280 Applchee Ave., died Sunday, July 4. Watts Funeral Home, Union Point will announce arrangements.

Maggie Logan Archer
Athens
Maggie Logan Archer, 94, of 139 Alps Road died Sunday, July 4, 1999.
A native of Union County, Mrs. Archer was a daughter of the late Henry O. and Laura Minnie Parham Logan, and was the widow of Willie J. Archer. She was a member of Oconee Heights Baptist Church and taught Sunday School for a number of years.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Bridges Funeral Home with the Rev. Tom Lang officiating. Burial will be in Attica Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Nedra M. Archer, Mauldin, S.C., and Billie A. Jacobs, Belleville, Ill.; a sister, Lona L. Clotfelter, Athens; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Sara Lee B. Autry
Statham
Sara Lee B. Autry, 69, died Monday, July 5, 1999.
A native of Jackson County and a resident of Barrow County since 1944, Mrs. Autry was a daughter of the late Tilman and Bessie Bagwell. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Carolyn Autry.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Carter Funeral Home with the Revs. Jerry Worley and Andy Bond officiating. Burial will be in Cabin Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Jackson County.
Survivors include her husband, Frank Autry Jr.; five daughters, Dale Willoughby, Rosa Lee Hamrick, Connie Cudak and Brenda Autry, all of Statham, and Gail Allred, Auburn; four sons, David Autry, Rock Mountain, N.C., Ralph Autry, Statesboro, Frank Autry III and Glenn Autry, both of Statham; 10 sisters, Ruth Anthony, Mary Embrick and Frances Worley, all of Commerce, Lois Moore, Honea Path, S.C., Frances Shedd, Akins, S.C., Martha Reeves, Woodrougg, S.C., Mary Duncan, Bogart, Ann Akins, Winder, Opal Sherwood, Hull, and Pam Cash, Statham; eight brothers, Tilman Bagwell and Homer Bagwell, both of Commerce, Clyde Beck, Arcade, Bobby Bagwell and Euri Patrick, both of Bogart, Charles Patrick, Stockbridge, Howard Bagwell, Farmington, and Morris Patrick, Statham; 31 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Carter Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.

Dora Vienia Pittman Baker
Gainesville
Dora Vienia Pittman Baker, 85, of 5275 Old Hickory Place died Monday, July 5, 1999.
A native of Hall County, Mrs. Baker was a daughter of the late Robert and Dora Wiley Pittman and was the widow of Clint Talor Baker. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Junior Swain officiating. Burial will be in Howington Cemetery, Nicholson.
Survivors include a daughter, Bobbie Redmon, Homer; a son, Emanuel Clinton Baker, Gainesville; two sisters, Margie Barrett, Nicholson, and Vernie Wiley, Commerce; 15 grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ben Bobon
Athens
Dr. Benigno Lecaros Bobon, 72, of 525 Cedar Creek Drive died Monday, July 5, 1999.
A native of Tanjay, Philippines, Mr. Bobon was a son of the late Filemon S. and Pilar Lecaros Bobon. He had lived in this area since 1976 and was a member of Green Acres Baptist Church. He was a retired general practitioner of family medicine in Statham and was a 32nd Degree Mason.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West. Burial will be in Athens Memory Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Bobon; two daughters, Rosemarie Bobon Banks, Conyers, and Catherine J. Bobon, Athens; two sons, Dr. Ben B. Bobon, Norcross, and William Bobon, Athens; a brother, Filemon L. Bobon, Philippines; and three grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Green Acres Baptist Church, 2085 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605, or to the American Heart Association, 1353 Jennings Mill Road, Suite A, Bogart, GA 30622.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Russell Brown
Royston
Thomas Russell Brown, 71, of 67 Bennett St. died Monday, July 5, 1999.
A native of Wilcox County, Mr. Brown was a son of Inez Carroll Brown and the late Clayborn Brown. He was retired from Sibley Mills and was a member of Goldmine Church of God.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Goldmine Church of God with the Rev. Gary Thompson officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Marylene Davis Brown; three daughters, Wanda Little and Cathy Hill, both of Royston, and Diane Scarboro Sanders, Canon; a son, Richard Brown, Carnesville; a sister, Frances McManus, Royston; a brother, Wendell "Snooks" Brown, Bowman; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons Wade Hill, Kevin Little, Wesley Hill, Chris Little, Tony Hill and Alex Strickland.
The family is at the residence and at the home of Inez Brown, 91 Old Elbert Road, Royston.
Pruitte Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Ida Coile
Chattanooga, Tenn.
Mary Ida Coile died Friday, July 2, 1999.
A native of Winterville, Mrs. Coile was a daughter of the late William Rutherford and Laura Pittard Coile and was the widow of J. Colton Weeks. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Margaret Weeks. She attended the University of Georgia and worked for the Bank of Ringgold. She and her husband owned and operated the Weeks Insurance Agency. She helped form and operate the Coile-Harris Agency and retired in 1985. She was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Anderson Cemetery, Ringgold, with the Rev. William L. Childers officiating.
Survivors include three daughters, Bebe Weeks Gibbs, Jasper, Ann Weeks Jumper, Chattanooga, and Jean Weeks Ross, Greenville, S.C.; a sister, Emily C. Harris, Winterville; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Lane Funeral Home, Coulter Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Warren Ellis Coon Jr.
Toccoa
Warren Ellis Coon Jr., 75, of 2029 Vernon Road died Wednesday, June 30, 1999.
A native of Raleigh, N.C., Mr. Coon was a son of the late Varalla Galloway. He was a member of New Promiseland Baptist Church and was employed by Norfolk Southern Railroad for 47 years.
Services were Monday at Gilbert's Funeral Parlor. Burial was in Toccoa Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Conice Coon; two daughters, Angela Coon, Tampa, Fla. and Jean Hayes, Toccoa; a son, Edward Coon, Toccoa; two stepsons, Gregory Dooley and Travis Dooley, both of Toccoa; and four grandchildren.

Curtis Crowe
Cornelia
Curtis Crowe, 81, died Monday, July 5, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Crowe was a son of the late John Grover and Mallie Garrison Crowe and was the widower of Clara Lewallen Crowe. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Moss. He was retired after 30 years as a building contractor and after 34 years of service as Volunteer Captain of the Cornelia Fire Department. He was a member of Level Grove Baptist Church and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin, with the Rev. Tony Kemp officiating. Burial will be in Level Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include four daughters, Gayle Whitener, Clarkesville, Jacque Evans, Demorest, Gloria Rogers, Tiger, and Debra Crowe, Cornelia; four sons, Bobby Crowe and Tommy Crowe, both of Demorest, Nelson Crowe, Cornelia, and Larry Crowe, Baldwin; a brother, J.D. Crow, Tallulah Falls; 18 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Bessie Davis
Athens
Bessie Mae Allen Davis of 1839 Willie White Road died Saturday, July 3, 1999.
A native of Elberton County, Mrs. Davis was a daughter of the late Harrison and Lula C. Cleveland Allen. She was a member of Rose Hill Baptist Church, Elberton.
Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Rose Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Roosevelt Allen Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Lincoln Heights Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Lula Mae Calhoun, Elberton, Joyce Biggs, Lawrenceville; four sons, Will Ora Davis Jr., Robert Davis, Allen Davis, and Larry Davis, all of Elberton; a stepdaughter, Beatrice Brown, Elberton; three sisters, Marjorie Morrison, Bertha Mae Harper, both of Elberton, Mildred Dupree, Decatur; four brothers, Roosevelt Allen, Elberton, Willie Allen Jr. and James Allen, both of Knoxville, Tenn., and Albert Allen, Flint, Mich.; 34 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
C.W. Phelps Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

`Bubba' Erwin
Cornelia
Matthew D. "Bubba" Erwin, 14, died Sunday, July 4, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Bubba was a son of Steve and Charlene Hunt Erwin of Cornelia. He was a rising freshman at Habersham Central High School and played recreation football. He was a peer mediator and was an honor roll student at South Habersham Middle School. He was a member of Friendly Mission Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Friendly Mission Baptist Church with the Revs. Danny O'Kelly, Mike Wilson and Paul Morris officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include two sisters, Lacey Erwin and Jessica Erwin, both of Cornelia; and his grandparents, Dorothy Erwin, Cornelia, and Ed and Ramona Stevens, Clarkesville.
The family is at the residence of Dorothy Erwin, Fernbank Drive, Cornelia, and will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Egleston Children's Hospital, 1405 Clifton Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30322, the Ronald McDonald House, 792 Houston Mill Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30329 or to the intensive-care unit second Floor, Northeast Georgia Medical Center, 743 Spring St. N.E., Gainesville, GA 30501.

Page M. Hunter
Athens
Martha Page Morton Hunter, a native of Jones County, died Sunday, July 4. Mrs. Hunter was preceded in death by her parents, James Everett and Clyde B. Morton, and her first husband, Fred Riesbol. She was the widow of Thomas Mitchell Hunter, a 1909 Clemson graduate and a distinguished engineer and inventor. Together the Hunters shared a suite at the Clemson House and had a great love for Clemson University. Evidence of this love includes The Hunter Endowed Chair of Bioengineering, The Hunter Honors Lecture Series, and The Page Morton Hunter Engineering Fellowship.
Mrs. Hunter was a graduate of Gray High School; Mercer University with an A.B. Degree; and Emory University with an A.B. Degree in Library Science. She received The President's Award of Clemson University in 1992.
Mrs. Hunter taught school at Pelham and Moultrie and had library duties with the Fulton County Library System. During World War II she had library positions with the 3rd Army, the 3rd Air Force, and ended her library career with the military as Chief Librarian for the Tactical Air Force. She had library duties with the Business and Professional Women's Organization in Washington, D.C., and served as Library Specialist with the Athens Regional Library.
While she and her first husband, Fred Riesbol, were living in New York, she did volunteer work with the United Nations Headquarter, where she would meet arriving U.N.-delegation staff members from around the world and help them settle into their new surroundings. More recently, she did volunteer work for Emmanuel Episcopal Church and for St. Mary's Hospital in Athens, Ga.
Mrs. Hunter's last contribution to education was to endow the Page Morton Hunter Chair in the English Department at Mercer University and to serve on the Mercer University Board of Trustees. She was a member of Clemson University Honorary Alumnus and a lifetime member of the Mercer University Presidents Club. She was a member of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church of Athens, Ga.
Services will be held Wednesday, July 7, 1999, at Emmanuel Episcopal Church of Athens at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Eddie Ard and Rev. Mandy Brady officiating. Interment will be at 3:00 p.m. at High View Cemetery, Gray, Ga.
Survivors include a brother: Malcolm O. Morton, Jefferson; sisters-in-law, Lucille Morton, Augusta, Ga., and Jeanette Morton Barnes, Greensboro, N.C.; nieces: Jeanne Dicasali, Sandre Gamble, Cathy Morton, Ann Morton, Alice Bryan, Page Morton and Jenny Morton; nephews: Bill Morton, Walter Morton and Jim Morton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 498 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30601.

Luther Jones
Woodville
Luther "Honey Pie" Jones, 75, of 1520 N. Dogwood Road died Friday, July 2, 1999.
A native of Greene County, Mr. Jones was a son of the late Edgar and Mrs. Sallie Jones. Four brothers preceded him in death, Hubert, Clifford, Edgar D. and James Jones.
"Honey Pie," as he was affectionately known, accepted Christ in his life and joined the St. Paul Baptist Church under the pastor-age of the Rev. William Smith. He served until his death. Honey Pie was a faithful servant of God and loved by all. He was a generous man who was always willing to lend a helping hand. He retired from the Greene County Board of Education after many years of dedicated service.
God called Honey Pie from his labor here on Earth to his reward in heaven on Friday, July 2, 1999, bringing to a successful conclusion a life of dedication, loyalty and love to his family, church, community and friends. Those of us who will remember him always are two sisters-in-law, Cornelia Jones, Woodville, Ga.; Lila Mitchell, Decatur, Ga.; five nieces, Cornelia (Robert) Randolph, Dianne (Larry) Jackson, Woodville, Ga., Joann Jones, Pat (Marion) Cloud, Decatur, Ga., Jackie (Pat) Royster, Dayton, Ohio; six nephews, Michael (Annie) Jones, Arthur Jones, Greensboro, Ga., Gene (Nina) Jones, Earl (Margaret) Jones, Carl (Elizabeth) Jones, Charles (Christine) Riley, Atlanta, Ga.; a host of great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
The family is at the residence.
Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, has charge of arrangements.
Services will be held Wednesday, July 7, 1999, 1 p.m. from St. Paul Baptist Church, Woodville, with the Revs. William Smith, John Smith and B. Benford officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Wilda Grace Marlowe
Jefferson
Wilda Grace Marlowe, 52, of 55 Parr St. died Monday, July 5, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Marlowe was a daughter of Vivian Webb Langford of Gainesville and the late W.R. Langford. She was a seamstress.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Hollysprings Methodist Church Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include a daughter, Christina Leigh Frizzell, Pendergrass; three sisters, Sara Nichols, Pendergrass, Vickie Parham, Social Circle, and Jackie Fichter, Gainesville; three brothers, Richard Langford, Maysville, James Langford, Gainesville, and Dwight Langford, Pendergrass; two grandchildren.
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lottie Sheriff
Eastanollee
Lottie Nell Pressley Sheriff, 79, of Rumsey Road died Tuesday, July 6, 1999.
A lifelong resident of Stephens County, Mrs. Sheriff was a daughter of the late John A. and Ella Irvin Pressley. She was a member of Toms Creek Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She was a secretary for Sheriff Construction Co.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Toms Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Kenneth Moon and Wayne Marcus officiating. Burial will be in Toms Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Willie G. Sheriff; six daughters, Eleanor Leola Fain, Lilburn, Betty Faye Stowe and Nellie Ann Herron, both of Eastanollee, Hazel Sue Adams, Martin, Lois Virgie Finley, Westminster, S.C., and Christine Mullinix, Toccoa; a son, Leonard D. Sheriff, Eastanollee; a sister, Mamie Pressley, Toccoa; 20 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. today and Thursday at Whitlock Mortuary.

Inez S. Stroud
Cornelia
Inez S. Stroud, 82, died Monday, July 5, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mrs. Stroud was a daughter of the late Cleland Kinlow "C.K." and Texie Bramblett Simmons and was the widow of Frank Fonclara and Leo Stroud. She was a homemaker, worked at the Steak House, and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home with the Revs. Austin Kelley and P.J. Hulsey officiating. Burial will be in Yonah Memorial Gardens, Demorest.
Survivors include a son, Ken Fonclara, Cornelia; a sister, Sally Starr, Hollywood; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Ken Fonclara, 2710 Mud Creek Road, Cornelia.

R. Carey Wilson
Savannah
R. Carey "R.C." Wilson, 86, died Friday, July 2, 1999.
A native of Athens, Mr. Wilson was the widower of Obie W. Wilson and was a Mason. He was retired from Union Camp Corp. in 1973.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Bernstein Funeral Home. Burial will at Evergreen Memorial Park, Athens.
Survivors include two sons, Darryl Wilson, Macon, and Douglas Wilson, Martinez; three sisters, Marinza Sellers, Winston Salem, N.C., Wynelle McLeroy, Cartersville and Margaret Addington, Athens; a brother, Walter Wilson, Alexandria, Va.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Save a Life Ministries, 116A Prince Ave., Macon, GA 32104.

Danny Carey
Bowman
Danny Carey of 2045 Christian Road died Tuesday, July 6, 1999.
Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy Kinsey
Demorest
Dorothy Kinsey, 85, died Monday, July 5, 1999.
McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of the arrangements.

Bertha L. Lyon
Madison
Bertha L. Lyon, 98, died Tuesday, July 6, 1999.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert Sexton
Toccoa
Robert Sexton, 85, of 936 W. Currahee St. died Tuesday, July 6, 1999.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


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