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Irene Snow Hawks
Greensboro, N.C.
Irene Snow Hawks, 86, died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
A native of Carroll County, Mrs. Hawks was a daughter of the late Wilburn and Dellie Stewart Snow and was the widow of Carlie Columbus Hawks.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home, Galax, Va. with the Rev. Harris Easter officiating. Burial will be in Stockner Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Celeada Cochran, Athens; two sons, Saford Hawks and Kenneth Hawks, both of Asheboro, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Margaret Hemphill
Norcross
Margaret Anne Hemphill, 66, died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Ms. Hemphill was a daughter of the late Charlie and Almedia Loden Hemphill. She was a graduate of Franklin County High School, attended Young Harris College and Washington Hospital Center School of Nursing and graduated from Crawford W. Long School of Nursing. She was employed by the FBI in Washington, D.C., for a number of years. After receiving her nursing degree she was on staff at Crawford W. Long Hospital for more than 30 years, where she was head nurse in the emergency room, established an oncology unit at the hospital and later was manager of the outpatient clinic. She volunteered extensively and served the American Cancer Society.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Sunshine United Methodist Church with the Revs. Ryan Seawright and Leo Burgess officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A memorial service will be later at Crawford W. Long Hospital, Atlanta.
Survivors include three sisters, Emily Burgess, Fayetteville, Julia Faye Kinney, Atlanta, and Jonell Kirby, Seneca, S.C.; two brothers, Frank Hemphill, Clarkesville, and Fred Hemphill, Gillsville; nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Charles Walters, Davis Walters, Roger Bush, Ted Burgess, John Kinney and Jim Dodd.
The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Acree-Davis Funeral Home, Toccoa.

Elwood Herring
Indianapolis, Ind.
Elwood Franklin Herring, 76, of 409 W. Mount Court, formerly of Maxeys, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999.
A native of Athens, Mr. Herring was a son of the late Emory L. and Ida Estelle Saye Herring. He was a retired electrician and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, Disabled American Veterans No. 48, American Legion in Lexington and Gideons International.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Antioch Baptist Church, Stephens, with the Revs. James Ash and Douglas Butts officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Geneva Lampkin Herring; three daughters, Belinda Crowley, Indianapolis, Carol Hering, Winterville, and Wendy Adams, Beaver Creek, Ohio; a sister, Myrtle Harris, Athens; and four grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans, No. 48, Monroe, GA or to a charity of the donor's choice.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Sunday at Antioch Baptist Church.
Lord & Stephens Oglethorpe Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Maggie Lillie Pressley
Elberton
Maggie Lillie Pressley of 336 Williams St. died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
A native of Elberton, Mrs. Pressley was a daughter of the late Frank H. and Louisa Raiford Wilker. She was a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Eastern Star No. 5 and the 8th District Missionary Convention. She was President of Senior Missionary Board and Senior Usher Board. She was a Ward III Captain and was President of Elbert County Widow's Union for over 40 years. She was employed by Mrs. Margaret Rucker for over 70 years.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. H.T. Butler Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Pineview Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Azalea Pinkey, Elberton; a son, Willie James Pressley, Elberton; two sisters, Rosa Lee Turman and Helen Fortson, both of Elberton.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
C.W. Phelps Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Rush Burton Rogers
Lavonia
Rush Burton Rogers, 55, of Vickery Street died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
A native of Gainesville, Mr. Rogers was a son of the late Joseph Ross and Eloise Burton Rogers. He retired as a supervisor of a road crew from the State Highway Department. He was of the Methodist faith and served in the U.S. Navy.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Hamby Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Osteen officiating.
Survivors include a daughter, Tora Hare, Carnesville; a sister, Roslyn Rogers Ogletree, Greenville, S.C.; a niece and a nephew.
The family will receive friends from 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Betty Suggs
Winder
Betty Suggs, 86, died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mrs. Suggs was a daughter of the late Robert and Minnie Lee Patterson Sailors and was the widow of Guy Suggs. She was a longtime resident of Barrow County and was a member of Eastside Baptist Church, where she attended the Mother's Sunday School Class. She was a retired seamstress from Cherokee Manufacturing Co. of Winder.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Carter Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth Deaton officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include a daughter, LaAnn Patrick, Snellville; two sons, Hinnard Suggs, Winder, and Johnny Suggs, Hoschton; a sister, Mary Brown, Eastanollee; six grandchildren; and three great-granddaughters.

Beveline L. Swaims
Comer
Beveline L. Swaims, 84, of 2071, Box 61, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999.
A native of White County, Mrs. Swaims was a daughter of the late Calvin Kytle and Maggie Louise Jones Loggins. She was a homemaker and was a member of Comer First Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Brown Funeral Home with Douglas Duncan, Danny Whistle and David McDonald officiating. Burial will be in Oconee Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Henry W. Swaims; two daughters, Maggie D. Watkins, Eastanollee, and Evelyn Keithbrock, Nicholson; two sons, Jay Swaims, Comer, and Thomas Swaims, Albuquerque, N.M.; four sisters, Olivia Randolph and Florance Aaron, both of Athens, Mamie Lou Watkins, Gainesville, and Elizabeth Ledbedder, Clayton; a brother, W.C. Loggins, Comer; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Jay Swaims, 2235 Spring Circle.

Eric Taylor
Statham
Eric Jason Taylor, 23, of 539 McCarty Road died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
Born in Duluth, Mr. Taylor was a son of Sandra Darlene Segars Taylor and the late Lester Carl Taylor.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today at Union Ground Christian Church cemetery with the Rev. Richard Ivester.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a sister, Carla Taylor, Statham; a brother, Rodney Taylor, Winder; grandmother, Ruth Taylor Bruce, Winder; a niece and three nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society or to a charity of the donor's choice.
Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, is in charge of the arrangements.

Lilla Thaxton
Lexington
Lilla Elizabeth Cunningham Thaxton, 104, of 115 Howard Thaxton Road died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
A lifelong resident of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Thaxton was a daughter of the late Johns W. and Emily Callie Appling Cunningham and was the widow of Irvin A. Thaxton. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Emily T. Hanson, and a son, William D. Thaxton. She was the oldest member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Oglethorpe Chapel Funeral Home with the Revs. Linda Jones and Curtis Parker officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include four daughters, Virginia Merritt, Atlanta, Christine Shurling and Joyce Mosley, both of Athens, and Mary Adkins, New Baden, Texas; a son, Howard Thaxton, Lexington; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and three nieces.
Pallbearers will be Gerald Holmes, Steve Standridge, Eugene Argo, Frank Shurling Jr., John McCormick and Jason McCormick.
The family is at the residence.

Emma Bugg Haynes
Detroit, Mich.
Emma Bugg Haynes died Monday, June 28, 1999.
Hurley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Louie Moore
Westminster, S.C.
Louise Moore, 77, of Madison Community died Friday, July 9, 1999.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

William Stephens
Gillsville
William Stephens, 14, died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home.

Willie Morris Glenn
Athens
Willie Morris "Cheetah" Glenn, 57, of 261 Fair View St., died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Glenn was a son of the late Willie B. Glenn and Nellie Mae Glenn.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Mack & Payne Funeral Home with the Rev. H.L. Dotson officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Esther Glenn; four daughters, Farletta Cross Wilson and Tammy Cross Nickerson, both of Decatur, and Tiffany K. Glenn and Felicia V. Osborne, both of Athens; two sons, Alvin Glenn, Atlanta, and Markey Young, U.S. Army; four sisters, Nellie B. Morton, New Haven, Conn., Henrietta Jackson, Atlanta, Lucille Sandses and Helen Cook, both of Athens; three brothers, George L. Glenn, New York, N.Y., Sam Glenn and David Glenn, both of Athens; and several nieces and nephews.

Wendy Elaine Harris
Covington
Wendy Elaine Harris, 24, of 145 Park Place Drive., died Friday, July 9, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Harris was a daughter of Debora Morris Hall, Sharon, and the late Roy Dover. She was a bookkeeper.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Simmons Funeral Home, Madison, with the Rev. Patrick Tice officiating. The body will be placed in the chapel at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Garin Harris; and her maternal grandmother, Rachel Morris, Greensboro.

Emma Lou Bugg Haynes
Detroit, Mich.
Emma Lou Bugg Haynes, 81, formerly of Athens, died Monday, June 28, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Haynes was a daughter of the late Annie and West Bugg. She lived in Detroit for 60 years.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Hurley Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Dillard officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Frances Haynes, Glen Allen, Va.; two sons, Johnny Robert Haynes, Atlanta, and Larry Reid, Calif.; a sister, Maggie Watson, Atlanta; a brother, Leroy Bugg, Athens; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Ulysses Hunter
Elberton
Ulysses Hunter, 74, of 1991 Ruckersville Road, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Hunter was a son of the late Elijah and Ella Blackwell Hunter, and was the widower of Betty Jean Brown Hunter. He received his education in Elberton and Stratford, Conn., and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Vance Creek Baptist Church, Elberton, where he served in many capacities.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Vance Creek Baptist Church, Elberton, with the Rev. J. Rhoulac officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two brothers, Elijah Hunter, Miami, Fla., and the Rev. Sherman Hunter, Dayton, Ohio.
McKinney-Neal Mortuary, Elberton, is in charge of the arrangements.

Minnie Lee Jackson
Elberton
Minnie Lee Jackson, 83, of 1413 Lena Drive, died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mrs. Jackson was a daughter of the late Robert and Lucy Hudson Jackson. She was a member of the Rose Hill Baptist Church, Elberton.
Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Rose Hill Baptist Church, Elberton, with the Rev. Dallas Martin officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Lee Bradford, Elberton; a son, Curtis Jackson, Elberton; a sister, Eva Jones, Elberton; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 27 great-great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of her daughter, 1112 Statom Drive, Elberton.
McKinney-Neal Mortuary, Elberton, is in charge of the arrangements.

Bertha Jackson McWaters
Madison
Bertha Lee Jackson McWaters, 80, of 1341 Trimblebridge Road, died Friday, July 9, 1999.
A native of Dekalb County, Mrs. McWaters was a daughter of the late Elijah Turner and Margaret Merle Brown Moore, and was the widow of James W. Jackson Sr. and of Fabor Franklin McWaters. She was a homemaker and a member of Kirkwood Baptist Church, Atlanta.
Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Center Methodist Church with the Rev. Hoyt Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Jackson Ray, Madison, and Patricia Jackson Reed, Bishop; three sons, James W. Jackson Jr. and William C. Jackson, both of Stephens, and Sonny Jackson, Covington; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Grandsons will be pallbearers.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Oglethorpe Chapel, Crawford, is in charge of the arrangements.

Louie Moore
Westminster, S.C.
Louie Moore, 77, of 325 Elick Smith Road, died Friday, July 9, 1999.
A native and lifelong resident of Oconee County, S.C., Mr. Moore was a son of the late Elie and Elizabeth Wilbanks Moore. He graduated from Cleveland High School, and was a retired farmer.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Old Madison Baptist Church, Westminster, S.C., with the Rev. Tim Sheriff officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two brothers, John Moore and Jim Moore, both of Westminster, S.C.; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Jamie Moore, Joe Oliver, Bob Oliver, Roger Sheppard, Bob McMillan, and Clint Frady.
The family will be at their respective residences.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home, Toccoa, is in charge of the arrangements.

Lillian F. Rutherford
Hull
Lillian F. Rutherford, 84, of 3330 Seagraves Mill Road, died Friday, July 9, 1999.
A native and lifelong resident of Madison County, Mrs. Rutherford was a daughter of the late Lonnie G. and Ella Plott Fields Sr., and was the widow of Joseph Malcom Rutherford. She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church, and attended Gordon's Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a seamstress.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Gordon's Chapel United Methodist Church, Hull, with the Revs. Robert Passmore and Dennis Kesler officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Joe Bowen, Hull; a brother, L.G. Fields Jr., Hull; four grandchildren, Kristie Sartain, Nita Perry, and Rita Perry, all of Hull, and Todd Bowen, Royston; a great-grandson, Jacob Sartain, Hull; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Pittman, Bill Taylor, Gene Jones, Mike Fowler, Kenneth Dillard, and Keith Reynolds. Honorary pallbearers will be the Over 50 Club and Good Shepherd's Sunday school class of Gordon's Chapel United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 2:30 p.m. today at the church.
Memorials may be made to the Van Fund, c/o the Rev. Robert Lee Passmore, Gordon's Chapel United Methodist Church, Hull, GA 30646.
Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

William Stephens
Gillsville
William Stephens, 14, died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
A native of Hall County, Mr. Stephens was a son of John Mark Stephens, Mount Airy, and Lisa Jones Whitlock and Danny Whitlock, Gillsville. He was a student at Banks County High School where he was a member of the Discovery Class and the Beta Club. Mr. Stephens participated in golf, basketball, football, baseball, and wrestling. He was a member of Fairfield Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Fairfield Baptist Church, Demorest, with the Rev. Keith Allison officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a sister, Bridget Stephens, Gillsville; a step-sister, Dana Smallwood, Baldwin; grandparents, Wilburn Jones, Alto, Ross and Mable Stephens, Mount Airy, William and Carolyn Crane, Demorest, and Judy Whitlock, Gillsville; and great-grandparents, Lois Crane, Clarkesville, and Hazel Jones, Alto.
Memorials may be made to Fairfield Baptist Church, 2236 Ga. Highway 105, Demorest, GA 30535.
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, is in charge of the arrangements.

John D. Thornton Sr.
Elberton
John D. "Johnny" Thornton Sr., 61, of 1568 Hartwell Highway, died Friday, July 9, 1999.
A native of Detroit, Mich., Mr. Thornton was a son of the late Alton Frank Thornton and Ruby Bell Ashworth Thornton. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving in the Korean conflict, a member of the American Legion, and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Berry Funeral Home, Elberton, with the Rev. Donald Mulkey officiating. Burial will be in the Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Janis Mincey Thornton; four daughters, Mary Harlukowicz, Litchfield, Mich., Jessica Brown, Charleston, S.C., Cheryl Moree, Elberton, and Lorilyn Thornton, Mich.; six sons, John D. Thornton Jr., Dearborn, Mich., Michael Thornton Sr., Garden City, Mich., Daniel Thornton, Southfield, Mich., Leo Morawski III, Hazel Park, Mich., Scott Thornton, Elberton, and Darryl Thornton, Mich.; a sister, Barbara Miller, Elberton; a brother, Alton Thornton, Elberton; 24 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The family will be at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Mattie Lee Walker
Athens
Mattie Lee Walker, of 464 N. Church St., died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Ms. Walker was a daughter of Grace Clarke, Winterville, and the late James Clarke. She was a member of Billups Grove Baptist Church.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Monday at Billups Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Ben K. Willis officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 3 p.m. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include three daughters, Janice Clarke, Winterville, Grace B. Davis, Athens, and Yolanda Love, Norcross; two sons, Tommy Davis Jr. and Tyrone Davis, both of Athens; three sisters, Rosa Ball and Myra C. Campbell, both of Athens, and Helen Adkins, Crawford; two brothers, David Clarke, Lexington, and Wayne Clarke, Winterville; an adopted sister, Patricia Waller-Ware, Athens; 14 grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Tommy Yearby, Athens.

Angel Land Wilkinson
Washington
Angel Land Wilkinson, infant daughter of Howard Wilkinson IV and Jennifer Lannae Land, died Friday, July 9, 1999.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Washington-Wilkes Memorial Garden, Washington, with the Rev. Jimmy Chapman officiating.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include maternal grandparents Tammy and Tommy Land, Washington; paternal grandparents, Cindy and Howard Wilkinson III, Washington; maternal great-grandparents, Martha and David Gambrell, Washington, and Janette Land, Washington; and paternal great-grandparents, Joyce and Howard Wilkinson Jr., Washington, and Helen and Arthur Adams, Rayle.

James L. Williams Jr.
Elberton
James L. "Jimmy" Williams Jr., 59, of 2243 Harmony Road, died Friday, July 9, 1999.
A native of Louisville, Mr. Williams was a son of Ruby C. Williams, Wadley, and the late James L. Williams Sr. He was a member of St. John Methodist Church, Wadley, was a U.S. Navy veteran, and was the owner/operator of Williams Construction Company.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Berry Funeral Home, Elberton, with the Revs. Donald Mulkey and Bill Eaton officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Billie McMullan Williams; five daughters, Donna Daley, Dian Stephens, Tonya Edwards, and Billie Floyd, all of Elberton, and Debra Myers, Selma, N.C.; two sisters, Mary Gladin, Louisville, and Grace Shepard, Wadley; two brothers, Eugene Williams, Davisborough, and Joseph Williams, Wrightsville; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Alan Gladdin, Daniel Daley, Michael Smith, Tim Smith, Scott Cochran, and James Bridges.
The family will be at the residence.

Buck Yeargin
Hartwell
Calvin Leo "Buck" Yeargin, 87, of 617 New Hope Road, died Saturday, July 10, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Yeargin was a son of the late William Yeargin and Jessie Gurley Yeargin. He was retired from Gillespie Construction Company as a carpenter, and was a member of the Old Canon Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Strickland Funeral Home, Hartwell, with the Revs. Wayne Durden and J.J. Chatham officiating. Burial will be in the Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include three sons, Calvin Yeargin, Dan Yeargin, and Don Yeargin, all of Hartwell; a daughter, Melba Yeargin, Hartwell; a brother, Herman Yeargin, Hartwell; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The family is at the residence of Dan Yeargin, 1608 Kesler Road, Canon, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Old Canon Baptist Church, c/o Rev. J.J. Chatham, 809 Beaver Dam Farm Road, Canon, GA 30520, or to Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 3636 Lavonia Highway, Hartwell, GA 30643.

Robert York
Royston
Robert James York, 77, died Friday, July 9, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. York was a son of the late Walter William and Mollie S. York. He was retired from the U.S. Navy, where he received the good conduct medal, American theatre medal, and Asiatic Pacific campaign WWII Victory medal. He was retired from the Civil Service-Department of Public Works, was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Norfolk, Va., and the Lavonia VFW Auxiliary Post 5897. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael James York.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Dalton Carrington officiating. Burial will be in the Lavonia City Cemetery with full military rites.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Cawthon York; two daughters, Linda York and Sandra Y. Norman, both of Royston; two sons, Robert Allen York, Havelock, N.C., and Joseph C. York, Royston; five sisters, Joephine Cooper and Ruth Mullis, both of Lafayette, Mary McCurry, Anderson, S.C., Elizabeth Lewis, Canon, and Mildred Smith, Elberton; four brothers, Ray York, Lawrenceville, Bill York, Toccoa, William York and Herman York, both of Anderson, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence.

Bobbie Frank Barnhart
Union Point
Bobbie Frank Barnhart died Saturday, July 10, 1999.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Callaway Funeral Home, Union Point.

Jimmy W. Cochran
Baldwin
Jimmy W. Cochran, 74, of Ga. Highway 198, died Saturday, July 10, 1999.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.

Bobbie Frank Barnhart
Union Point
Bobbie Frank Barnhart, 70, died Saturday, July 10, 1999.
A native of Greene County, Mr. Barnhart was a son of the late Robert Kelsey Barnhart and Dora Giles Barnhart. He was a retired carpenter, and a member of Bethesda Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Korea, and was a member of the VFW of Greensboro.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today in the Penfield Cemetery, Union Point, with the Rev. Jim Olds officiating.
Survivors include two sons, Tony Barnhart, Atlanta, and David Barnhart, Greensboro; two sisters, Lila B. Moore, Florence, S.C., and Julia B. White, McDonough; and four granddaughters.
Callaway Funeral Home, Union Point, is in charge of the arrangements.

Jimmy W. Cochran
Baldwin
Jimmy W. Cochran, 74, of Ga. Highway 198, died Saturday, July 10, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Cochran was a son of the late James W. and Martha Lane Cochran. He was a poultry and cattle farmer, was a member of the Board of Directors of the Banks County Farm Bureau, and a member of the Banks County Cattlemen's Association. He was a member of the board of the BJC Medical Center Hospital Authority, was a Mason, and a member of Hollingsworth Lodge 355 F & AM. He was a member of Damascus Baptist Church and was a deacon.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Whitfield Funeral Home, South, Baldwin, with the Revs. Gene Todd and Roy Rogers officiating. Burial will be in Yonah Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Crump Cochran; three sons, Randall Cochran, The Woodlands, Texas, Regan Cochran and Richard Cochran, both of Homer; three sisters, Louise Andrews, Baldwin, Lila Brady and Ruth Smith, both of Toccoa; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Damascus Baptist Church Building Fund, 2826 Ga. Highway 198, Baldwin, GA 30511.

Carolyn Harris
Toccoa
Carolyn Haynie Harris, 55, of Sunset Road, died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Harris was a daughter of Princella Morris and the late Henry Haynie. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by two sons, Michael Harris and Paul Harris.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Friendship Baptist Church, Toccoa, with the Rev. Karl D. Moore officiating. Burial will be in the Toccoa City Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her stepfather, Willis Morris; a son, Tony A. Haynie, Toccoa; three daughters, Valorie Haynie, Michelle Harris, and Simena Harris, all of Toccoa; a stepdaughter, Michelle Collins, Toccoa; a brother, Ronnie Haynie, Oakwood; four sisters, Lula Lone, Seneca, S.C., Essie Mosley and Patricia Gaines, both of Toccoa, and Bernice Sheeler, East Point; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The family is at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Morris, Route 5, Highview Road, Toccoa, and will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home, Toccoa.

Clarence `C.W.' Jackson
Bogart
Clarence Weldon Jackson, 54, of 475 North Burson Ave., died Saturday, July 10, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Jackson was a son of the late Everett and Cora Lee Huff Jackson. He was a 1963 graduate of Athens High School, and a member of Bogart United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Athens Moose Lodge for 22 years, where he served as governor for two years and earned the highest degree of merit, the Pilgrim Degree. He was a champion ritualist, and served as president of the Stone Mountain Legion for one year. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters for 30 years, drove for Carolina Freight Carriers for 25 years, and drove for 3 more years for ABF Freight before retiring.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, Bogart, with the Revs. Albert Askew and Phil Williams officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park with honors by the Athens Moose Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Ellen Cook Jackson; two daughters, Tina Jackson Burgess and Paige Jackson, both of Bogart; a brother Darrell Jackson, Bogart; two grandchildren, Chad Burgess and Ryan Burgess; several nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Pallbearers will be Larry Sparks, Marvin Smith, Jack Hardman, Benny "Tabby" Love, Danny Dixon, and Terrell "Ted" Luke.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Hilda Stokely LoweCrawford
Hilda Jane Stokely Lowe of Athens Road died Sunday, July 11, 1999.
A lifelong resident of Crawford, Mrs. Lowe was a daughter of the late Joseph Edwin and Martha McKenzie Stokely, and was the widow of Lt. Joe H. Lowe, GSP. She was postmaster in Crawford for 36 years and was a member of the Crawford Methodist Church, where she received a Cradle Roll Certificate. She was also a member of the Crawford Woman's Club, the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the National Association for Retired Federal Employees.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crawford Methodist Church, with the Revs. Thomas Moon, Jim Hinzman, and David Shiver officiating. Burial will be in the Crawford Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Martha Jo Lowe, Statesboro; a son, Edd Lowe, Athens; a sister, Nancy Stokely Adams, Crawford; a brother, Col. Joe E. Stokely, Ret., Sun City, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Naomi Albright Siwko, her husband, Andrew, and son, Noah, all of Richmond, Va., Elihu Feustel, Southbend, Ind., and Jabez Feustel, Statesboro; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Ralph Maxwell Jr., Scott Maxwell, Bill Hawkins, Mitchell Huff, and Doug Graham. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Crawford Woman's Club.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Oglethorpe Chapel, Crawford.

Sarah Sue Norris
Athens
Sarah Sue Norris, 90, of 390 Ashton Place, died Sunday, July 11, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Norris was a daughter of the late Clifford and Hassie Daniell Dawson, and was the widow of George Franklin Norris. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Bogart. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Frances Norris.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, Bogart, with the Rev. Randy Strickland officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Dolores and James Lance, Athens, and Dorothy Anglin, Forest Park; four sisters, Sunie Nell Stewart, Fla., Rebecca Barnette, Selena Kate Dickens, and Roberta Dellinger, all of Watkinsville; two brothers, Roy Dawson, Farmington, and Ruhl Dawson, Watkinsville; grandchildren, Michael and Deborah Anglin, Amy Kangiser, James and Marisol Lance Jr.; and great-grandchildren, Katie Kangiser, Ashley Sue Anglin, and James Lance III.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Bogart.

Hattie Lou Smith
Comer
Hattie Lou Smith, 98, of Apt. 2 Ivy St., died Saturday, July 10, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late Silas and Hattie Patrick Fitzpatrick, and was the widow of Billups F. Smith. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. Prior to her death, there were five generations of the Smith family living.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Brown's Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Revs. James Shelton and Elmer Butler officiating. Burial will be in the Buchannon Fitzpatrick Family Cemetery.
Survivors include four daughters, Lorine Hattie Privette, Comer, Annie L. Scott, Carlton, Mary Jean Bray, Colbert, and Grace Allen, Athens; a son, Edwin Smith, Carlton; a son-in-law, Allen Scott, Colbert; a daughter-in-law, Frances Smith, Colbert; 17 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and 34 great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.

Bessie Carver Stancill
Union Point
Bessie Carver Stancill, 81, of 3382 Union Point Highway, died Sunday, July 11, 1999.
A native of Clinch County, Mrs. Stancill was a daughter of the late Obdiar Carver and Tonnie Steedley Carver, and was the widow of Harvey Lee Stancill. She was a blueprint reader and riveter for the U.S. Government, and was employed as an electrician at General Motors. She was a member of Sinclair Baptist Church, Milledgeville.
Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Survivors include a daughter, Bess Carver Stancill, Union Point; and two grandchildren, Obdiar Stancill and Blonnie Lynn Hodges.
McCommons Funeral Home, Greensboro, is in charge of the arrangements.

Michael Wilkes
Watkinsville
Michael M. Wilkes, 43, of 1871 Mars Hill Road, died Saturday, July 10, 1999.
A native of Swain County, N.C., Mr. Wilkes was a son of the late Andrew Jackson and Ethel Gass Wilkes. He lived most of his life in the Athens area, was a member of Watkinsville Memorial Baptist Church, and was employed by Fowler Products for over 15 years.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Watkinsville Memorial Baptist Church with the Rev. Darrell Gilmer officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include a daughter, Robie L. Wilkes, Athens; a sister, Brenda Patat, Bogart; three brothers, Billy Wilkes, Colbert, Ted Wilkes, Watkinsville, and Harold Wilkes, Albany; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1 Corporate Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30329.

Dorothy Hein
Athens
Dorothy Pauline Hein, 69, of Duncan Springs Road, died Sunday, July 11, 1999.
Arrangements will be announced later by Bernstein Funeral Home.

Janie Mae Lett
Athens
Janie Mae Lett, of 415 B Vine St., died Saturday, July 10, 1999.
Arrangements will be announced later by Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home, Inc.


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