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Willoughby T. Bankston
Ellerslie
Willoughby Tyrone Bankston, 49, of 67 Rocky Pines Drive died Monday, July 12, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Bankston was a son of Mytes H. Minor of Ellerslie and the late Timothy Bankston. He was a member of Maple Spring Baptist Church, Elbert County, and was a 1968 graduate of Carver High School, Columbus.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Maple Spring Baptist Church with the Rev. Alvin Scott officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a daughter, Danita Perry, Phenix City, Ala.; two sons, Raymond Bankston and Dwayne Bankston, both of Columbus; and four grandchildren.
Mack's Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jack Brown
Union Point
Robert Lee "Jack" Brown, 79, of 3031 Union Point Highway died Sunday, July 11, 1999.
A native of Greene County, Mr. Brown was a son of the late Robert and Nancy Brown and was the widower of Nusette Willingham Brown. He was preceded in death by two sons, Jimmie lee and Joseph Brown. He was a member of Pierce Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in White Plains. He was formerly employed by Jack Bradley's Sawmill and Lumber Co. and retired from the University of Georgia after 25 years of service.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Boswell Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Eric Calhoun officiating. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include six daughters, Nellie Newsome and Mamie Reed, both of Athens, Mary Brown, Virginia Beach, Va., Brenda Brown and Nusette Jones, both of Union Point, and Inez Davenport, Carlton; four sons, Frank Brown and Robert Lee Brown Jr., both of Union Point, Otis Brown, Athens, and Michael Brown, Virginia Beach, Va.; two sisters, Nancy Dobbins, Atlanta, and Lillie Bell Green, Warrenton; 41 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence.
Watts Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Doris Dickens Caldwell
Bogart
Doris E. Dickens Caldwell, 84, of 1560 Rocky Branch Road died Wednesday, July 14, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Caldwell was a daughter of the late J. Tom and Olivia Malcolm Dickens. She had attended Union Christian Church for many years and was a member of Ashford Methodist Church. She was an employee of Thomas Textile for 29 years.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today in Evergreen Memorial Park with the Rev. Millard Decker officiating.
Survivors include her husband, Hoke Caldwell; a son, Mack Caldwell, Bogart; three sisters, Ruth Crowe, Bogart, Olivia Thomas, Watkinsville, and Myrtle Comer, Florida; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; nieces and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers will be Mack Caldwell Jr., Mark Caldwell, Keith Caldwell and H.O. Downs Jr.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1060 Gaines School Road, Athens 30605 or to the Athens Area Alzheimer's Support Group, 250 N. Ave., Athens 30601.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, is in charge of the arrangements.

John Cone
Athens
John Wesley Cone, 79, of 155 Pine Cone Place, died Thursday, July 15, 1999.
A native of Statesboro and a longtime resident of Athens, Mr. Cone was a son of the late Aaron and Dorothy Gardener Cone. He was retired from the University of Georgia Printing Department and was a member of Tuckston United Methodist Church. He was U.S. Army veteran.
Graveside services will at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park with the Rev. Doug Thrasher officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn N. Cone; two sisters, Eleanor Gee, Statesboro, and Dorothy Shiever, Florida; two brothers, William G. Cone and Henry Cone, both of Statesboro; nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials, may be made to Tuckston United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of the arrangements.

"Dude" Hall Jr.
Colbert
Melvin Isaiah "Dude" Hall Jr., 61, of 204 Valley Road died Tuesday, July 13, 1999.
Mr. Hall was a son of the late Minnie and Isaiah Hall Sr. He was preceded in death by a son, Shelton Hall. He was a member of Joe Brown Conally Chapter 2 and was a retired master mechanic for Certainteed Corporation.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mack & Payne Funeral Home with Brother James Travis and Brother Ronald Wright officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Gertrude Foote Hall; a daughter, Sharlene Hall Newings, Colbert; three sisters, Juanita Durham and Sara Nell Johnson, both of Atlanta, and the Rev. Frances Greene, Colbert; two brothers, Franklin Hall and James Hall, both of Atlanta; two grandsons; a great-grandson; nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Henry Gantt, Ronald Wright, Thomas Martin, Calvin Hall, Willie Hitchcock and Paul Prather.
The family is receiving friends and family members at the residence.

Sanford B. Head
Athens
Sanford B. Head, 80, of 3047 Head Acres, Atlanta Highway died Thursday, July 15, 1999.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Bridges Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Friends of Head Acres, P.O. Box 1771 Columbus, Ind. 47202.

Julian Johnson
Canon
Julian Edgar Johnson, 85, of 707 Ray Weaver Road died Wednesday, July 14, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Johnson was a son of the late Luke G. and Leila Dickerson Johnson. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Louise Johnson and Lynn Johnson. He was a retired farmer and was a member of Redwine United Methodist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Strickland Funeral Home with the Revs. Ray S. Jenkins and Gary McWhorter officiating. Burial will be in Redwine United Methodist Church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Una Ussery Johnson; two daughters, Jan Pridgen, Royston, and Gail Macomson, Carnesville; six sons, J. Alton Johnson, Hartwell, Sammy Johnson and Charles Johnson, both of Canon, Jimmy Johnson and Wayne Johnson, both of Danielsville, and Gene Johnson, Wales, U.K.; a sister, Sara Cleveland, Bowersville; a brother, Claude Johnson, Hartwell; 22 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Sammy Johnson, 345 Old Henry Church Road, Canon, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Janie Mae Huff Lett
Athens
Janie Mae Huff Lett of 415-B Vine St. died Saturday, July 10, 1999.
Mrs. Lett was the daughter of Gladys Huff Elder and the late Levi Walker. A native of Athens, she was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, Rutledge.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Macedonia Baptist Church, Rutledge, with the Rev. J.B. Jester officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Athens.
Survivors include her husband, Carl Lee Lett Sr.; three daughters, Brenda Yvonne Lett Brown, Gladys Lett Cooper and Katie Marie Lett, all of Athens; two sons, Carl Lee Lett Sr. and Larry Darrell Lett, both of Athens; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home.

Millie Burroughs
High Shoals
Millie Mozelle Evans Burroughs, 82, died Friday, July 16, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Burroughs is a daughter of the late Ozzie Crawford Evans and Jessie Mae House Evans and was the widow of Cleo Burroughs. She was a homemaker and was a member of Bethel M. Baptist Church.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Martin T. Coile officiating. Burial will be in Bethel M. Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Allen O. Collins, Danielsville; two sisters, Thelma Fortson, Danielsville, and Laura Booth, Stone Mountain; two granddaughters.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
The family is at the residence of Allen O. Collins, 3492 Highway 191, Danielsville, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Benjamin Callaway
Montgomery, Md.
Benjamin Callaway, 87, of 11906 Seven Locks Road died Thursday, July 8, 1999.
A native of Wilkes County, Mr. Callaway was a son of the late Alexander and May Julie Callaway and was the widower of Mary L. Butler Callaway. He was a retired machine operator.
Services will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Cherry Grove Baptist Church, Washington, with the Rev. Ervin Norman officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include five daughters, Amy Jackson, Novella Oglesby, Catherine Gentrouw, Marie Callaway and Mary Carter; and four sons, Albert Callaway, John Callaway, Larry Callaway and Calvin Callaway.
Davenport-McLendon Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Victoria Chinchar
Hartwell
Victoria Planisek Chinchar, 79, of 128 Falcon Drive died Wednesday, July 14, 1999.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Chinchar was a daughter of the late Joseph and Ann Planisek. She was a homemaker and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Dan Toff officiating.
Survivors include her husband, George Chinchar; a daughter, Cynthia Weber, Hamden, Ohio; two sons, Philip Chinchar and George Chinchar, both of Ohio; a sister, Lillian Yuko, Ohio; a brother, Edward Planisek, Ohio; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Strickland Funeral Home.

Bobby T. Crane
Maysville
Bobby T. Crane, 62, of 34 N. Main St. died Thursday, July 15, 1999.
A native of Maysville, Mr. Crane was a son of the late Jim and Ella May Presley Crane. He was retired from Westinghouse-ABB after 32 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Mike Stowers and Mr. David C. Roberts officiating. Burial will be in Lebanon Methodist Church Cemetery, Gillsville.
Survivors include his wife, Maxine Buffington Crane; two daughters, Gretta Sanders, Commerce, and Mrs. Sandy (Carolyn) Spurlock, Athens; a son, Doug Crane, Maysville; four sisters, Margie Drake, Bernice Edwards and Mrs. Bennie (Gladys) Etris, all of Maysville, and Eva Allen, Atlanta; three brothers, Edgar Crane, Nevada, Howard Crane and Jimmy Crane, both of Maysville; four grandchildren, Derek, Kayla, Eli and Jake; two step-grandchildren, Bonny and Susan.
Pallbearers will be Tim Crane, Willard Cartledge, Dozier Stevens, Royce Smith, William Garrish, Chip McClure, Lamar Presley and Lanier Poe.

"Dude" Hall Jr.
Colbert
Melvin Isaiah "Dude" Hall Jr., 61, of 204 Valley Road died Tuesday, July 13, 1999.
Mr. Hall was a son of the late Minnie and Isaiah Hall Sr. He was preceded in death by a son, Shelton Hall. He was a member of Joe Brown Conally Chapter 2 and was a retired master mechanic for Certainteed Corporation.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Mack & Payne Funeral Home with Brother James Travis and Brother Ronald Wright officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Gertrude Foote Hall; a daughter, Sharlene Hall Newings, Colbert; three sisters, Juanita Durham and Sara Nell Johnson, both of Atlanta, and the Rev. Frances Greene, Colbert; two brothers, Franklin Hall, Colbert, and James Hall, Atlanta; two grandsons; a great-grandson; nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Henry Gantt, Ronald Wright, Thomas Martin, Calvin Hall, Willie Hitchcock and Paul Prather.
The family is receiving friends and family members at the residence.

Maybell K. Martin
Toccoa
Maybell Kesler Martin, 93, of Liberty Hill Road died Thursday, July 15, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Martin was a daughter of the late Lonie and Ida Moore Kesler and was the widow of Dearl Martin. She was preceded in death by a son, Haskell Martin. She was a member of Prospect United Methodist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Kesler officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Dennis Wilkes officiating.
Survivors include two sons, Frank Martin and Lonie Martin, both of Toccoa; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Harlan Martin, Willard Kesler, Terry Martin, Wendell Kesler, Allan Martin and Ty Lowe.
Memorials may be made to Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.
The family is at their respective residences.

Inez Overcash
Hartwell
Inez Risner Sadler Overcash, 72, of 96 Cedar St. died Thursday, July 15, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mrs. Overcash was a daughter of the late H.C. and Dora Stone Risner and was the widow of Bill Overcash. She was a retired textile employee and a seamstress. She was a member of Oak Bower Baptist Church.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Strickland Funeral Home with the Revs. Ralph Tollison and Ted Kelley officiating. Burial will be in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
Survivors include a daughter, Martha Carnes, Washington; a son, Doyle C. Sadler, Hartwell; a sister, Mary Strickland, Hartwell; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Mary and Ned Strickland, 448 Nancy Drive, Hartwell.

Rev. Joe Parham
Jackson
The Rev. Joseph Connell "Joe" Parham, 85, of 274 Brooks Road died Thursday, July 15, 1999.
A native of Union County, Mr. Parham was a son of the late Joseph B. and Nida Connell Parham and was the widower of Evelyn Lyle Parham. He was ordained a Baptist minister June 20, 1936. He was a 1936 graduate of the University of Georgia and was a graduate of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served as pastor of churches in Clarkston, Cleveland, Tate and at First Baptist Church, Stockbridge. He was director of the Georgia Baptist Education Extension Program for 11 years. He was a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Haisten Funeral Home with the Revs. Eddie Roland, Thomas Morton and Terrence New officiating. Burial will be at 4 p.m. in Evergreen Cemetery with the Rev. Edward Bolen officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Susan Brown Parham; a daughter, Mary Boswell, Athens; two sisters, Cleo Reed and Faye Parham, both of Lawrenceville; a niece and nephew.
Memorials may be made to Mount Vernon Baptist Church Building Fund or to Towaliga Baptist Church Building Fund.

Fannye M. Reid
Crawfordville
Fannye M. Reid, 66, of 2020 White Plains Road died Wednesday, July 14, 1999.
A native of Hancock County, Mrs. Reid was a daughter of Lilia Hillsman Williams and the late Issac Williams and was the widow of Harvey Reid. She was retired from Reynolds Plantation and was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness. Burial will be in New Battery Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include three daughters, Essie Brooks and Emma Jean Anderson, both of Atlanta, and Minnie Bassett, Detroit, Mich. a son, Freddie Williams, New York, N.Y.; nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence.
Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, is in charge of the arrangements.

Dr. James Bothwell Traylor
Athens
Dr. James Bothwell Traylor died Thursday, July 15, 1999. He was born in Augusta, Georgia, on April 8, 1915, the son of George Albert and Louise Bothwell Traylor. He graduated from Richmond Academy in Augusta in 1932, from the University of Georgia in 1936, and from the Medical College of Georgia in 1943. While at the University of Georgia, he was a member of Chi Phi Fraternity, Gridiron, and Biftad and was manager of the 1935 varsity football team. During World War II he served as a Captain in the U. S. Army Medical Corps. He completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology following the war and was in private practice in Athens from 1950 to 1977. He subsequently became pioneer physician and first Outpatient Medical Director of Athens Regional Medical Center's Nurse Midwifery Clinic, a position he held until 1996.
Dr. Traylor served as Chief of Staff at both St. Mary's Hospital and Athens General (now Athens Regional), was a founding board member of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, and was a member of the South Atlantic OB-GYN Association and the Medical Association of Georgia. He helped establish the Athens Neighborhood Health Center and was instrumental in the formation of Clarke County's Task Force on Teenage Pregnancy and Infant Mortality. He was on the Mental Health Board and served as a board member of the Athens Tutorial Program from its inception.
He received a Physician's Physician Award from the Medical College of Georgia for 1983 - 1984, an Inspiration Award from the Athens Community Council on Aging in 1987, and the J. W. Fanning Humanitarian of the Year Award from Athens Regional Medical Center in 1993. He was honored by the local chapter of the American Heart Association in 1995.
Dr. Traylor was a member of First Baptist Church, Athens City Club, Athens Country Club, and AOA Honorary Medical Fraternity. He is survived by his wife, Joanna Stegeman Traylor, their four children - Joanna Traylor Guy and John Bothwell Traylor, both of Athens, David George Traylor of La Grange, and Dorothea Traylor Hassell of Whiteville, North Carolina - eight grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, followed by interment in Oconee Hill Cemetery. Pall bearers include Dr. Goodloe Erwin, Dr. James Green, Mr. William Millican, Mr. Hugh Macaulay, Mr. James Wilfong, Mr. Robert Carson, Mr. Tyus Butler, Mr. William Hartman, Mr. Cecil Johnson, Mr. Carol DeVore, Mr. Elbert Whitmire, and Colonel (U. S. Army, Retired) Robert Rowan, all of Athens, Mr. James Lanier of Atlanta, Mr. Fred Harrison of Augusta, and Mr. William McWhorter of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Honorary pall bearers will be members of the B & P Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bothwell Traylor Scholarship Fund, c/o University of Georgia Foundation, Athens, GA 30602-5582, to First Baptist Church, or to St. Mary's Hospice. The family is at the residence.
Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy G. Wiley
Gainesville
Dorothy G. Wiley, 68, of Mountain View Rod died Thursday, July 15, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mrs. Wiley was a daughter of the late Tom and Roxie Irvin Gerrin. She was a member of McEver Road Baptist Church and was retired from William Wrigley Jr. Co. with 13 years of service.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at McEver Road Baptist Church, Oakwood, with the Rev. Charles L. Britt officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, John "J.D." Wiley; two sisters, Hazel Brown, Alto, and Dora Brown, Gainesville; three brothers, Bill Gerrin and Grady Gerrin, both of Rome, and Alton Gerrin, Kentucky.
Memorials may be made to McEver Road Baptist Church, 5135 McEver Road, Oakwood, Ga. 30566.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin.

Goldie V. Knight
Braselton
Goldie V. Knight of 131 Ednaville Road died Thursday, July 15, 1999.
Forestglen Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

William Sewell Sr.
Athens
William Sewell Sr. of 335 Knottingham Drive died Friday, July 16, 1999.
Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Sara Bannister
Hartwell
Sara Adams Bannister, 81, of 647 Lightwood Lane, died Saturday, July 17, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mrs. Bannister was a daughter of the late Mallory W. and Patty Bray Adams, and was the widow of Roy H. Bannister. She was retired from Newton Mills as a draftsman. She was a member of Hartwell First Baptist Church and the Ruth Sunday School Class.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Hartwell First Baptist Church with the Revs. F. Hugh Kirby and Charlie Wilson officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
Survivors include a son, James Roy Bannister, Atlanta; five sisters, Troyce Clark Jones and Geneva Cordell, both of Hartwell, Jane Thomas, Thompson, Jeanette McCormack, Paris, Texas, and Alice Ruth Shiflet, Warner Robins; and a grandson.
Pallbearers will be John Clark, Tom Cordell, Sandy Wells, Charles Vickery, Bob Cordell, and Joe Thomas. Honorary pallbearers will be the Ruth Sunday School Class.
The family is at the residence, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Strickland Funeral Home, Hartwell.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice House, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, S.C. 29621.

Sara Copelan
Union Point
Sara Edwards English Copelan, 84, of 901 Dolvin Ave., died Friday, July 16, 1999.
A native of Taliaferro County, Mrs. Copelan was a daughter of the late DeWitt Edwards and Willie Pitts. She was retired from Chipman-Union Manufacturing as a finish operator and was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Callaway Funeral Home, Union Point, with the Rev. Landon Carey officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Union Point.
Survivors include her husband, John "Hamp" Copelan; a daughter, Betty English Rice, Hull; a son, Russell DeWitt English, De Soto, Texas; three sisters, Irene Edwards and Jane Edwards Taylor, both of Atlanta, and Frances Edwards Kirkley, Ala.; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Minnie G. Boswell Hospital Fund.

John Dixon
Elberton
The Rev. John Charles Dixon, 92, of 2563 Dr. George Ward Road, died Saturday, July 17, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, the Rev. Dixon was a son of the late William "Bud" Dixon and Lucy Guest Dixon. He was a retired Master Carpenter and a farmer, and has been a licensed minister for 50 years. During WWII, he served for three years at the Brunswick shipyard building ships.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Monday at Flatwoods Pentecostal Holiness Church, Elberton, with the Rev. Phillip Hart officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Jamie Mauldin Dixon; two daughters, Mabel Payton and Fay McCannon, both of Elberton; a son, Col. Charles Dixon, Elberton; seven grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Reggie Payton, Keith Dixon, Phil Bohlen, Lane Eaton, Steve Evans, and Alex Evans.
The family will be at the residence, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Berry Funeral Home, Elberton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Memorial Fund at Flatwoods Pentecostal Holiness Church, Elberton.

Iciline Hutchens
Athens
Iciline Hutchens, 60, of 285 LeAnn Dr., died Wednesday, July 14, 1999.
Mrs. Hutchins was a food preparer at Hardee's.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at New Grove Baptist Church, Winterville, with the Rev. James Washington Jr. officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Johnny Hutchens; two sons, Michael Hutchens and Derek Hutchens, both of Athens; a brother, Parris Rucker, Athens; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be the deacons of New Grove Baptist Church. Flowerbearers will be deaconesses of the church. Honorary pallbearers and honorary flowerbearers will be members of the Athens High & Industrial School Class of 1957.
The family is at the residence.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Sucoria Morton
Winder
Sucoria Alazhae Shaquan Morton, 1, daughter of Cecile Morton, Winder, and Ken Jones, Monroe, died Wednesday, July 14, 1999.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Move of God Church, Winder, with the Rev. Doris Lewis officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 9 a.m. Burial will be at Appalachee Shoals Baptist Church, Bethlehem.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a sister, Creasia Lashae Dulaney, Winder; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Donny Watson, Winder, and Mrs. Barbara Jones, Monroe; and great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Burt Ansley, Bethlehem.
The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Eberhart & Son Mortuary, Winder.

Lauree Poss Powers
Greensboro
Lauree Poss Powers, of 3150 Lake Oconee Parkway, died Saturday, July 17, 1999.
A native of Wilkes County, Mrs. Powers was a daughter of the late James Brantley and Loinda Belle Rice Poss, and was the widow of Jack Harold Powers. She was a graduate of Morris High School, retired from Hanna Manufacturing Co., and was a member of First Baptist Church of Greensboro. She was a member of Goldtones Choir, Fidellis Sunday School Class, and the Senior Citizens Group. She lived in Greensboro for the past 20 years.
Services will be at 4 p.m. today in Greenlawn Cemetery, Union Point, with the Rev. Dave Sandridge officiating.
Survivors include three sisters, Gordie Raley, Jonesboro, Cornelia Copelan, Greensboro, and Leila Mapp, Watkinsville; and two brothers, Raymond Poss, Brooklet, and M.C. Poss, Martinez.
McCommons Funeral Home, Greensboro, is in charge of the arrangements.

Brenda Standridge
Cleveland
Brenda Shockley Standridge, 45, died Friday, July 16, 1999.
A native of Jefferson, Mrs. Standridge was a daughter of Bernice Savage Shockley, Lula, and the late Eugene "Bozo" Shockley. She was employed at Nok and was of the Holiness faith.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Union Grove Congregational Holiness Church with the Revs. Paul Flynn and Asa Dorsey officiating. Burial will be in the Zion Interdenominational Church Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, W.J. Standridge; a daughter, Tracey Davenport, Cleveland; two sons, Stacey Standridge and Andy Standridge, both of Cleveland; three sisters, Shelia Shockley, Ariz., Tina Withrow, Lula, and Shirley Adair, Gainesville; and four brothers, Billy Shockley and Boone Shockley, both of Lula, Joe Shockley, Ind., and Tommy Shockley, Duluth.
The family is at the residence of Tracey and Stephen Davenport, 8852 Duncan Bridge Road, Cleveland.
McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of the arrangements.

Sara Weatherly
Athens
Sara Y. Weatherly, 82, of 2075 Hollis St., died Saturday, July 17, 1999.
A native of Greene County, Mrs. Weatherly was a daughter of the late John Lester and Hattie Lee Marchman Yearwood. She had lived most of her life in this area and was retired from the University of Georgia Veterinary School. She was also a retired LPN with 56 years of service, both in private duty nursing and 35 years of service at St. Mary's Hospital. She was a member of Sonlight Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, with the Rev. Tom Miles officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include her husband, Chester E. Weatherly Sr.; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and David Davidson, Winterville; a son and daughter-in-law, Chester E. Jr. and Neilia Weatherly, Santa Fe, Texas; two sisters, Louise Hayes, Arnoldsville, and Peggy Evans, Bogart; a brother, Ernest "Buddy" Yearwood, Hartwell; eight grandchildren, Bryan Gabriel, Mindy Gabriel, Brooke Hull, Mark Weatherly, Angie Lee, Jennifer Weatherly, Michele Weatherly, and Jenny Chavez; 12 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


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