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Rufus M. Ash
Arnoldsville
Rufus. M. Ash, 80, of 101 Meyer Farm Road, died July 12, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, he was the son of the late Carl and Amanda Gillchard Ash. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Onie Nation Ash. He was a farmer, truck driver, and owner and operator of East Plaza Gulf Service Station. He retired as a bus driver from the Oglethorpe County school system. He was a veteran of World War II, with the 82nd Chemical Mortar Battalion in the Philippine Islands and Japan. He was a past councilman for the city of Arnoldsville, where he was a former Fire Department Chief. He was a member and served as a deacon of Arnoldsville Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 14, 1999, at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, East. The Revs. Lee Hunter and Larry Davison will officiate. Interment will be in Arnoldsville Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Katha Nell McDaniel Ash; two daughters and sons-in-law, Florence and Sam Bradley of Washington, Ga., Janet and Bobby Bischoff of Town Creek, Ala.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Leon and Sarah Lou Ash, Doyle and Jane Ash, all of Arnoldsville; two stepsons and their wives, Howard and Lindra McDaniel of Hanes City, Fla., Jimmy and Ophelia McDaniel of Athens; three sisters, Lillian Jackson of Blairsville, Gladys Pearsall of Gadsden, Ala., Jessie Meyer of Arnoldsville; two brothers, the Rev. James Ash and Donald Ash, both of Bishop; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren, three step-great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be grandsons Lamar Ash, Church Gabriel, Lance Ash, Jason Gunter, Joey Brown, Keith Perry, Michael Gorham, and John Harris.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Hospice, Athens, and Rainbow Retirement Center, Arnoldsville.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of arrangements.

Huey Gene Brinkley
Greensboro
Huey Gene Brinkley, 57, of Greensboro, died Sunday, July 11, 1999.
A native of Greensboro, Mr. Brinkley was employed by Greene Supply Co.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Shiloah Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include five sisters, Sybil Brown, Tennille, Jewell Gail Ellington, Milledgeville, Lurlene Shelton, Greensboro, Deborah Brantley, Macon, and Thelma Millican, Conyers; and five brothers, Jessie Ira Brinkley, Las Vegas, Nev., Cecil Brinkley, Conyers, Melvin Brinkley and Jimmy Brinkley, both of Watkinsville, and Charlie Brinkley, Milledgeville.
The family will receive friends at the residence of Lurlene Shelton, 1030 Webb Drive, Greensboro.
Vining Ivy Hill Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy Cowart Griffith
Duluth
Dorothy Cowart Griffith, 72, died Monday, July 12, 1999.
A native of Waycross and a former resident of Athens and St. Simons, Mrs. Griffith was a daughter of the late Robert and Marie Sweat Cowart. She graduated from Coffee County High School and attended the University of Georgia, Class of 1948. She was a member of Duluth First United Methodist Church, the Athens Junior League, and Daughters of American Revolution. She was a member of Chi Omega sorority and was a former member of Athens Jr. Assembly.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Duluth First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Stuart Green officiating. Burial will be in Arlington Memorial Park, Atlanta.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Johnny Griffith; three daughters, Ginger Summerville and Georgia Griffith, both of Duluth, and Susan Bond, Athens; two sons, John L. "Buzzy" Griffith, Duluth, and Robert L. Griffith, Dacula; and nine grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shepherd Spinal Center, 2020 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30309.
The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Bill Head Funeral Home, Duluth.

Miriam W. Malcolm
Fitzgerald
Miriam W. Malcolm, 62, of 242 Ten Mile Road, died Friday, July 9, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Malcolm was a teacher and media specialist for 40 years, having worked in middle schools. She was a member of First Baptist Church and attended Unity Sunday school class.
Services were Sunday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gerald Thomas and Dr. Gene Wilder officiating. Sandy Bostelman gave the eulogy. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, David R. Malcolm; a daughter, Molli Malcolm, Fitzgerald; two sons, Tim Malcolm, Americus, and Steve Malcolm, Cordele; five sisters, Dorothy Garner and Marty Bridges, both of Bowman, Sue Parks, Carlton, Judy Booth, Colbert, and Louis Ragland, Athens; three brothers, Kenneth Witcher, Clarkesville, Eugene Witcher, Athens, and Frank Witcher Jr., Hartwell; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Dwight Huggins, Buddy Prescott, Robert Cook, Lewis I. Brinson, Lewis I. Brinson Jr. and John Hageman.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Blue-Gray Hospice or to the American Cancer Society.
Burch-Hudson Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.

Joseph Ford Mosteller Jr.
Bowman
Joseph Ford Mosteller Jr., 66, of 163 N. Broad St., died Monday, July 12, 1999.
A native of Atlanta, Mr. Mosteller was a son of the late Joseph Fort Mosteller Sr. and Mattie Edwards Mosteller. He was a graduate of Georgia State University and served in the U.S. Army as a first lieutenant. He had a career in the auto-parts distribution business in the Atlanta and North Georgia area and was a member of First Baptist Church, Elberton.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Berry Funeral Home, Elberton, with the Revs. C.E. Jackson III and Steve Fenlon officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Bowman.
Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Sarah Woodward Mosteller; two daughters, Pamela Mosteller Harty, Eatonton, and Deidre Mosteller Knight, Atlanta; a son, Joseph Ford Mosteller III, Atlanta; and two granddaughters.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Brown, Ed Shive, Shelvin Gunter, Bill Tindal, Denny Seymour and Jack Wheeler.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Eatonton.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lizzie Bell Parks
Watkinsville
Lizzie Bell Parks, 76, of 1061 Elm St., died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Parks was a daughter of the late Len Down and Beluah Fambrough.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Farmington, with the Rev. Jerry David officiating. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Olivia Collins and Ruby Cutty, both of Watkinsville, and Thelma Parks, Athens; two sons, Eddie Lee Parks, Augusta, and Albert Parks, Watkinsville; three sisters, Clara Fambrough and Ida Fambrough, both of Atlanta; a brother, Jurna Fambrough, Athens; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

E.C. `Ebo' Roberts
Bethlehem
E.C. "Ebo" Roberts, 64, died Sunday, July 11, 1999.
Mr. Roberts was a son of the late Elbert and Rosa Lee Roberts, He was a member of Winder VFW, the American Legion and the Moose Club. He was employed by the VFW for several years.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Smith Funeral Home, with the Revs. Tommy Baker and Kenneth Deaton officiating. Burial will be in Carter Hill Christian Church cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Judy Bowen, Athens; two sons, Steve Roberts, Winder, and Tab Roberts, Bogart; a sister, Dot Brown, Winder; a brother, Randolph Roberts, Winder; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends after noon today at the funeral home.

Donna Kay Sikes
Statham
Donna Kay Sikes, 51, died Monday, July 12, 1999.
Mrs. Sikes was a daughter of Mary Sue Chandler of Statham and the late Jerry Perry. She was a homemaker.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home, with the Revs. Doyle Sims and Myron Leckie officiating. Burial will be in Mount Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, James Cecil Sikes; two daughters, Amy Franklin, Statham, and Karen Clack, Winder; a son, Tim Sikes, Statham; and six grandchildren.

`Mitch' Turner
Murrells Inlet, S.C.
F. Mitchell "Mitch" Turner, 62, died Sunday, July 11, 1999.
A native of Greenville, S.C., Mr. Turner was a son of the late Mack F. and Irias Wood Turner. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was vice president and treasurer of Factors, Etc. Inc., of Bear, Del., for 12 years before moving to South Carolina, where he was a business owner in the Garden City area for the past 11 years.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Surfside Beach, S.C.
Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Reidun Pettersen Turner; a daughter, Ellen Turner, Florence, S.C.; a son, Kevin O. Turner, Wilmington, Del.; three sisters, Ila Crenshaw, Athens, Edna Payne, Fort Royal, Va., and Mabel Ledford, Greenville; and three brothers, Albert Turner, Laurens, S.C., Frank Turner, Upland, Pa., and Charles Turner, Bowie, Texas.
Memorials may be made to Mae's Kitchen, 627 Pine Ave. S., Surfside Beach, SC 29575, or to Mercy Hospice of Horry County, PO Box 1409, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578.
Goldfinch Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Hilda Stokely Lowe
Crawford
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. today 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, South Bend, Ind., and Jabez Feustel, Statesboro; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Allen Huff Jr., Ralph Maxwell Jr., Scott Maxwell, Bill Hawkins, Mitchell Huff, Doug Graham and Fred Wheeless. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Crawford Woman's Club.

Ben Callaway
Washington, D.C.
Ben Callaway, a native of Wilkes County, died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
Davenport McLendon Mortuary Inc., Washington, is in charge of the arrangements.

Blair Clarence Hughes
Lincolnton
Blair Clarence Hughes, 54, of 1570 Broad River Scenic Drive, died Monday, July 12, 1999.
Berry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Franklin Petrasek
Athens
Franklin Petrasek, 75, died Monday, July 12, 1999.
Bernstein Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Inez H. Butler
Bishop
Inez H. Butler, 76, of 2450 New High Shoals Road died Tuesday, July 13, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Butler was a daughter of the late Fletcher L. and Beulah Weatherford Howington and was the widow of Samuel H. Butler. She was a member of Oconee St. United Methodist Church and attended Ray's United Methodist Church.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Ray's United Methodist Church with the Revs. Bob Murphy and Larry Carnes officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include two daughters, Diane Jamieson, Barnesville, and Zina Barfield, Bishop; a son, James Vickery, Dallas; eight grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Bridges Funeral Home, Athens.

Polly Woodall Hein
Athens
Polly Woodall Hein, 69, of 315 Duncan Springs Road died Sunday, July 11, 1999.
A native of Bibb County, Mrs. Hein was a daughter of the late Paul Ford Woodall and Pearl May Jefferson Woodall. Mrs. Hein graduated from Athens High School and received a Master's Degree in Business from UGA. She attended Law School at UGA and was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. Mrs. Hein was employed at the Navy Supply Corps School for 5 yrs., then joined the staff at the UGA as a Research Associate in the School of Business Administration, from which she retired after 20 yrs. of service. She was then employed at the Office of Personnel Management of the Federal Government and retired after 14 yrs. of service. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Athens.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 15, 1999 in Evergreen Memorial Park with the Rev. Grady Wigley officiating.
Survivors include her husband, Robert E. (Bob) Hein, Athens, GA; two daughters, Ginger H. Licolli, Hollywood, Fla., and Valerie H. Owens, Morristown, Tenn.; three sons, Robert P. Hein and David E. Hein, both of Atlanta, and Mark E. Hein, Athens; and six grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Recording for the Blind, 120 Florida Ave., Athens, GA 30605.

Samuel Hubbard Sr.
Athens
Samuel Hubbard Sr., 60, of 255 Northcrest Drive died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at New Grove Baptist Church, Winterville, with the Rev. James Washington officiating. Eulogist will be the Rev. Rudolph Brown. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby D. Hubbard; two daughters, Claudia Covington and Excanolia Barnes, both of Athens; three sons, Samuel Hubbard Jr., Curtis Hubbard and Tony Hubbard, all of Athens; four stepdaughters, Sharon Lassiter, Barbara Lassiter, Diane Lassiter and Sherrie Wade, all of Athens; two stepsons, Fred Deloath and Dewight Lassiter, both of Athens; a sister Mamie Pratt, Baltimore, Md.; a brother, Amos Hubbard, Athens; 11 grandchildren; stepgrandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 1-7 p.m. today at Mutual Funeral Home, Athens.
Young Funeral Home, Monroe, is in charge of the arrangements.

Joseph Ford Mosteller Jr.
Bowman
Joseph Ford Mosteller Jr., 66, of 163 N. Broad St., died Monday, July 12, 1999.
A native of Atlanta, Mr. Mosteller was a son of the late Joseph Fort Mosteller Sr. and Mattie Edwards Mosteller. He was a graduate of Georgia State University and served in the U.S. Army as a first lieutenant. He had a career in the auto-parts distribution business in the Atlanta and North Georgia area and was a member of First Baptist Church, Elberton.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Berry Funeral Home, Elberton, with the Revs. C.E. Jackson III and Steve Fenlon officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Bowman.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Woodward Mosteller; two daughters, Pamela Mosteller Harty, Eatonton, and Deidre Mosteller Knight, Atlanta; a son, Joseph Ford Mosteller III, Atlanta; and two granddaughters.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Brown, Ed Shive, Shelvin Gunter, Bill Tindal, Denny Seymour and Jack Wheeler.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Elberton.
The family is at the residence.

Jo M. Oglesby
Ellenwood
Jo M. Oglesby, 74, died Tuesday, July 13, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Oglesby was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church and was retired from Federated Insurance Co.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursdsay at Ward's Funeral Home, Stockbridge, with the Rev. Tommy Aman officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include a daughter, Cindy Moody, McDonough; two sons, Buddy Oglesby and Chuck Oglesby, both of Ellenwood; and a sister, Dell Arrendale, Colbert.
Memorials may be made to S.W. Christian Hospice, 7225 Lester Road, Union City, GA 30291.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lizzie Bell Parks
Watkinsville
Lizzie Bell Parks, 76, of 1061 Elm St. died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Parks was a daughter of the late Len Down and Beluah Fambrough.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Farmington, with the Rev. Jerry David officiating. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Olivia Collins and Ruby Curry, both of Watkinsville, and Thelma Parks, Athens; two sons, Eddie Lee Parks, Augusta, and Albert Parks, Watkinsville; three sisters, Clara Fambrough and Ida Fambrough, both of Atlanta, and Mattie Fambrough, Athens; a brother, Jubra Fambrough, Athens; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Franklin Albert Petrasek
Athens
Franklin Albert Petrasek, 75, of 190 Raven Wood Court died Monday, July 12, 1999.
A native of Newark, N.J. and a resident of Athens for the past 16 years, Mr. Petrasek was a son of the late Robert Franklin and Lolo Dobbs Petrasek and was the widower of Margie Nicholas Petrasek. He was a retired intelligence analyst with the U.S. government and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Services will be held at a later date.
Survivors include a daughter, Carole Algeo, Dayton, Ohio; two sons, Bob Petrasek, Highland, Md., and Scott Petrasek, East Haven, Conn.; a sister, Lois Shindle, Harrisburg, Pa.; two grandchildren, Robin Petrasek and Brandon Algeo; nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 1353 Jennings Mill Road, Suite A, Bogart 30622.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jim H. Smith
Clarkesville
Jim H. Smith, 68, died Monday, July 12, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mr. Smith was a son of the late Henry Berry and Leetta Fortenberry Smith. He was a carpenter and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Fairfield Baptist Church with the Revs. Parris Whitworth and James Southers officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Edna J. Smith, Hayesville, N.C.; two daughters, Juanita Welborn, Cornelia, and Susan Parrish, Baldwin; a son, Randy Smith, Clarkesville; a sister, Eliza Roach, Demorest; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family is at 505 Hank Fry Road, Clarkesville.
McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of the arrangements.

Jack Brown
Greensboro
Robert L. "Jack" Brown, 79, of 3031 Union Point Highway died Sunday, July 11, 1999.
Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, is in charge of the arrangements.

Melvin I. Hall
Colbert
Melvin I. Hall of 204 Valley Road died Tuesday, July 13, 1999.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.

Blair C. Hughes
Lincolnton
Blair Clarence Hughes, 55, of 1570 Broad River Scenic Drive died Monday, July 12, 1999.
A native of York, Pa., Mr. Hughes was a son of the late William and Gladys Tressel Hughes. He was owner and operator of Hughes Homes Improvements Co. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, having served in Vietnam.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Survivors include his wife, Tina Sanders Hughes; three daughters, Tara Smiley, York, Felicia Hughes and Shelia Hughes, both of Lincolnton; a son, Cash Hughes, Lincolnton; four sisters, Rae Nessmith, Trenton, Fla., Mae Brown, Dot Salisbury and Jean Desaields, all of York; three brothers, Lee Hughes, Fredricksburh, Va., Dale and Scott Hughes, both of York; and five grandchildren.
Berry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Dub Maxwell
Toccoa
W.C. "Dub" Maxwell, 90, of 14 N. Big A Road died Tuesday, July 13, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mr. Maxwell was a son of the late Silas A. and Coralee Bailey Maxwell and was the widower of Edith Black Maxwell. He was a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church and was owner and operator of Maxwell Shoe Shop in Toccoa.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Lamb officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Clarkesville.
Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn M. Wheeler, Douglasville; two sisters, Selma Abernatahy, Deltona, Fla., and Jewel Stribling, Cary, N.C.; a brother, Loye Maxwell, Haines City, Fla.; a grandchild; two great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 106 Roselane, Toccoa 30577.

Mabell Pierce
Comer
Mabell Pierce, 82, died Wednesday, July 14, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Pierce was a daughter of the late Ott and Lillie Graham Booth and was the widower of Otha Pierce. She was preceded in death by a son, Edward Pierce. She was a homemaker and was a member of Glade Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pruitte Funeral Home with the Rev. John Griffin officiating. Burial will be in Collier Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include four sons, Albert Pierce, Joe W. Pierce, Cecil A. Pierce and Donald Ray Pierce, all of Carlton; three sisters, Betty McCannon, Geneva Young and Cora Taylor, all of Comer; a brother, James Booth, Comer; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
The families are at their respective residences and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Jewell Rice
Dewy Rose
Jewell Elizabeth Craft Rice, 83, of 880 Coldwater Creek Road died Wednesday, July 14, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mrs. Rice was a daughter of the late Albert J. and Katherine Gunnells Craft and was the widow of Archie J. Rice. She was a retired beautician and was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. She was a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church, where she was pianist for 50 years, treasurer of the church, and was a member of United Methodist Women's Club.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Bethesda United Methodist Church with the Rev. Al Key officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Donna Jordan, Hartwell; a son, Billy Rice, Indianapolis, Ind.; a sister, Lois Bobo, Anderson, S.C.; two brothers, Pat Craft, Elberton, and Toby Craft, Maggie Valley, N.C.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Strickland Funeral Home, Hartwell.

Virgil Lee Smith
Flint, Mich.
Virgil Lee "Virt" Smith, 71, died Saturday, July 10, 1999.
A native of Leland, Miss., Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late Ollie Holmes and Ellis "Jack" Ivory and was the widower of Samuel Dean Smith. She was educated in the Leland School System. She was a former member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Leland, and was a member of North Star Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Mother's Board.
Services were held in Michigan.
Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Blount, Athens, and Cheryl Brock, Flint, Mich.; three sons, Sam Smith Jr., Jimmie Smith and Frederick Smith, all of Flint; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, Inc., Flint, Mich. had charge of the arrangements.

Inez M. Stover
Winder
Inez M. Stover, 74, died Tuesday, July 13, 1999.
Mrs. Stover was a daughter of the late James and Alma Pruett Morris and was the widow of Richard D. Stover. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Nina Kay Stover. She retired as a seamstress from Empire Manufacturing.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Gordon Thornton officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include a daughter, Wanda Stover, Winder; a brother, H.C. Morris, Bethlehem; two grandsons; and two great-grandsons.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Hoyt Alexander Teasley
Elberton
Hoyt Alexander Teasley, 74, of 52 Arnold St. died Sunday, July 11, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Teasley was a son of the late Irene Teasley Upshaw. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Maple Spring Baptist Church, Dewy Rose, with the Revs. Alvin Scott and McArthur Allen officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include five daughters, Irene Teasley Martin, Deborah Teasley Miles, Andrea Tealsey Jackson, Tramaine Lee and Karla White, all of Atlanta; two sons, Bruce Teasley and Hoyt Keith Teasley, both of Atlanta; and 16 grandchildren.
The family is at the residence.
McKinney-Neal Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

David West
Athens
David Eugene West, 48, of 426 Huntington Road died Monday, July 12, 1999.
A native of Memphis, Tenn. and a former resident of Rex, Mr. West was a son of Raymond Eugene West or Chula Vista, Calif. and Allie Taylor West of San Diego, Calif. He was a truck driver and was a private airplane pilot. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Hopewell Presbyterian Church cemetery with the Rev. Joe Renfro officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a son, Glen Timothy West, Martin; two sisters, Elaine Bellamy, St. Louis, Mo., and Carolyn Horlor, Enumclaw, Wash.; two brothers, Richard West, Spring Valley, Calif., and Mike West, San Diego; stepmother, Helen West, Chula Vista.
Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, is in charge of the arrangements.


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