Miscellaneous Clarke County, Georgia Obituaries

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George Canady Jr.
Carnesville
   George "Bill" Canady Jr. of 6526 Georgia Highway 320 died Friday July 17, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mr. Canady was a son of the late George and Josephine Morgan Canady. He was a member of Ruhamah Pentecostal Holiness Church and was a retired employee of Coats n' Clark in Toccoa. 
   Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at Hunter's Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Truitt Brawner and Roger Elrod officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens in Lavonia. 
   Survivors include his wife, Katherine Williams Canady; a daughter, Eloise Goolsby, Gray Court, S.C.; a son, Marshall Canady, Toccoa; three sisters, Nellie Fulbright, Carnesville, Gather Wilson, Atlanta, and Reba Kackley, Texas; and six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
   Ginn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

George Dallas Duncan
Athens
   George Dallas Duncan, 57, of 190 Will Hunter Road died Friday, July 17, 1998.
   A native of Jackson County, Mr. Duncan was a son of the late Columbus and Annie A. Knight Duncan. He was connected to the Chicopee Manufacturing Co. until their closing in 1979. He was connected with the University of Georgia Department of Avian Medicine for 18 years. He was a member of the Victory Baptist Church and sang with the Gospel DK's.
   Funeral services will be 3 p.m. today at Bridges Funeral Home with the Revs. Elmer Butler and Raybun Ginn officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
   Survivors include his wife, All Kittle Duncan; two sons, Milan Duncan and Marlon Duncan, both of Athens; three sisters, Geneva Austin, Bogart, Jurlee Fielding, Colbert, and Mildred Ginn, Athens; two brothers, C.A. Duncan, High Shoals, and Edward Duncan, Watkinsville; and two grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be John Bennett, Vernon O'Kelly, Charles Goss, Odeen Brock, John McKinney and Charles McDarris. Honorary pallbearers will be the Department of Avian Medicine.
   The family is at the residence. 

Ruth DuPre
Peachtree City
   Ruth Hale DuPre, 89, died June 15, 1998.
   A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 1998, at First Presbyterian Church of Peachtree City with the Rev. Don Smith officiating.
   Ruth was born and grew up in Athens, Ga., then was a resident of the Grant Park area of Atlanta, Ga., for 62 years, and resided in Peachtree City since 1991. She was the widow since 1968 of H.L. "Bill" DuPre, originally of Cobb County, Ga.
   She is survived by a son, T.L. "Lee" DuPre of Peachtree City, Ga.; two grandchildren, Chris DuPre of Richmond, Va., and Nicole DuPre of Peachtree City, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.
   Her family celebrates her passing from many months of pain and suffering to being at perfect and eternal peace with The Lord.
   In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the building fund of First Presbyterian Church, 206 Willowbend Road, Peachtree City, Ga. 30269, (770) 487-7757.
   Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, is in charge of arrangements.

Steven Hardin
Mansfield, Ohio
   Steven Todd Hardin, 33, died Monday, July 13, 1998.
   A native of Mansfield, Mr. Hardin was a son of Diane H. French Hardin, Athens, and Clifford E. Hardin, Mansfield. He was employed by Shellmar Industries and a member of Therm-O-Disc Sportsmen Club, St. Matthews Lutheran Church and Sons of the American Legion Post 16.
   Funeral services were at Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. Burial was in Oak Grove Memorial Park.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his stepmother, Maxine Schonauer Hardin, Mansfield; a sister, Pamela A. Gassaway, Lexington; a brother, Scott G. Hardin, Watkinsville; a stepsister, Michelle Tackett, Bellville; two stepbrothers, Terry Leedy, Lexington, and Darryl Leedy, Columbus; three nieces and a nephew.
   Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Sara Elizabeth Blalock Howard
Athens
   Mrs. Sara Elizabeth Blalock Howard, 74, of 109 Armour Court, Athens, and of 1 Whitten Ave., Griffin, died Saturday, July 18, 1998 at her residence after an illness of several months.
   A native of Spalding County, Mrs. Howard was the second daughter of late Buel Cooper and Vera Ann Holloway Blalock of Griffin. She was preceded in death by a sister, Johnnie Mae Evans, and four brothers, Howard Blalock, Melvin Blalock, Buel Blalock, and James Blalock. She was retired from Dundee Mills in Griffin. She was a member of Devotie Baptist Church in Griffin. 
   Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 21, 1998 at 2:00 pm at Devotie Baptist Church in Griffin. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Brady Blalock officiating.
   Survivors include a brother, Francis Blalock, Griffin, two daughters and a son-in-law, Dianne H. Beavers, Athens, and Donna and Wayne Grant, Griffin; four grandchildren, Bonita and Frank Eberhart, Nicholson, Doug and Natalie Beavers, Watkinsville, Kenneth and Leigh Beavers, Athens, and Marie Wray, Virginia; ten great-grandchildren, Kevin Gaines, Alyssa Gaines, Chayce Eberhart, Rachel Eberhart, and Rebecca Eberhart, Nicholson, Ga.; Kandice Beavers, Newcastle, Indiana, Kyle Beavers, Watkinsville, Sarah Alice Beavers and Mark Beavers, Athens, and Hannah Marie Wilson, Norfolk, Virginia.
   The family will be at the residence in Athens Sunday and will receive friends at Bernstein's Funeral Home from 7-9. The family will be at the residence in Griffin Monday and will receive friends at McCullough's Funeral Home, Griffin, Monday evening from 7-9.
   Bernstein Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of arrangements.

Alice Ruth Jones
Mount Airy
   Alice Ruth Jones, 86, of 109 Hazelwood Drive died Saturday, July 18, 1998.
   A native of Walton County, Mrs. Jones was a daughter of the late John R. Stephens and Alice Cofield. She was married to the late Cecil Futch Jones and was a housewife. 
   Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Rutledge Baptist Church, Rutledge, with the Rev. Bryan Alexander officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Rutledge City Cemetery. 
   Survivors include two daughters, Cecile Jones Boykin, Mount Airy, and Betty Jones Lyerly, Cornelia; a sister, Lucy Muir, Atlanta; and six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rutledge Baptist Church, Rutledge, Ga. 30663 or to the Habersham Home West, P.O. Box 37, Demorest, Ga. 30535.
   Simmons Funeral Home, Madison, is in charge of arrangements.

Addison Mullins
Conyers
   Addison Mullins, 81, of 324 Ogleby Bridge Road South West died Friday, July 17, 1998.
   A native of Greene County, Mr. Mullins was a son of the late Earl Mullins and Amanda Campbell. He was retired from the trucking industry and was a member of Penfield Baptist Church. 
   Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Penfield Baptist Church, Penfield, with the Rev. Joe Hughes officiating. Burial will be in Penfield Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Mary Martin Mullins; two sons, Billy Mullins and Wayne Mullins, both of Conyers; two sisters, Hilda Mullins Cantrell, Penfield, and Beatrice Mullins Barry, Lawrenceville; and 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Gary Gudnason, Vince Wooten, Kevin Mullins, Todd Mullins, Nathan Mullins, and Shane Quiett.
   Callaway Funeral Home, Union Point, is in charge of arrangements. 

Clarence C. Smith
Athens
   Clarence C. Smith, 68, of 2347 Danielsville Road died Thursday, July 16, 1998.
   Mr. Smith was a son of the late Jim and Lola Brookes Smith and was married to Faye Scogin Smith.
   Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Larry Davidson officiating. Burial will be in the Kirk/Scogin Family Cemetery.
   Survivors include four daughters, Margaret Whitehead, Jefferson, Cindy Cooper, Danielsville, and Amanda Smith and Jennifer Smith, both of Athens; a son, Richard Drake, Danielsville; a sister, Hazel Allen, Anderson, S.C.; a brother, Dewey Smith, Athens; and six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   Pallbearers will be Marty Allen, Trent Tiller, Clint Tiller, Jason Smith, Stephen Roth and Richard D. Drake. 

Vera Rix Terry
Toccoa
   Vera Rix Terry, 81, died Friday, July 17, 1998.
   A native of Gorham, N.H., Mrs. Terry was a daughter of the late M.W. and Marjorie Philbrook Rix. She was a retired waitress and cook and was a member of the Universalist Church.
   No local services will be held.
   Survivors include a sister, Verna Farrar, N.H.
   Hamby Funeral Home, Lavonia, is in charge of arrangements.

Karen L.W. Thompson
Martin
   Karen Lynn Weaver Thompson, 41, died Saturday, July 18, 1998.
   A native of Greensboro, N.C., Mrs. Thompson was a daughter of Kenneth and Helen Greer Weaver. She was a special education teacher at Big A Elementary School.
   Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Whitlock Mortuary with the Revs. Kenneth White and Charles Taylor officiating.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her husband, Stephen Thompson; a daughter, Kristen Thompson, Martin; a son, Keaton Thompson, Martin; a brother, Craig Weaver, Denver, Colo.; grandparents, Mavis and Ray Gochnauer, Warrensville, N.C., and William Harrison Weaver, Jefferson, N.C.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Karen Thompson Cancer Memorial Fund, c/o Big A Elementary School, Bowen and Watson Inc., or Liberty Bank.
   The family will be at the home.

Boyce Wheatley
Dewy Rose
   Boyce Wheatley, 65, of 1514 Cordell Road died Friday, July 17, 1998.
   A native of Elbert County, Mr. Wheatley was a son of the late Leonard D. and Clara Belle Kelley Wheatley. He was of the Baptist faith, and a retired contractor.
   Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Elmhurst Cemetery, Elberton, with the Rev. David McConnell officiating. 
   Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Wheatley, Danielsville; a son, Jeffrey Wheatley, Laurens, S.C.; a brother, Allen Wheatley, Dewy Rose; a grandson; and a number of nieces and nephews.
   The family will be at 1514 Cordell Road.
   Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.

Larry Wrenn
Hartwell
   Larry Marion Wrenn, 47, of 4626 Anderson Highway died Thursday, July 16, 1998.
   A native of Greenwood County, S.C., Mr. Wrenn was a son of Lillian C. White and the late Dewey Maxwell Wrenn. He was a construction worker and of the Baptist faith.
   Funeral services will be 3 p.m. today at Strickland Funeral Home with the Rev. Luther Kay officiating. 
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two daughters, Heather E. Wrenn, Greenwood, S.C., and Melissa D. Wrenn, Elgin, S.C.; two sons, Dusty A. Wrenn, Elgin, S.C., and Kenneth R. Wrenn, Greenwood, S.C.; two sisters, Debbie Biar, Charlotte, N.C., and Barbara Campbell, Anderson, S.C.; three brothers, Ray K. Wrenn, Tupelo. Miss., Billy Cone, Buford, and Johnny Coile, Hartwell; and a grandson.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to help defray funeral expenses.
   The family is at the home of his mother, 744 Nancy Drive, Hartwell, Ga.

Will Henry Parrott
Athens
   Will Henry Parrott of 329 Macon Ave. died Friday, July 17, 1998.
   Mack and Payne Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Irene Chastain
Dallas
   Irene Hansel Chastain, 68, of 9850 Perkins Road died Saturday, July 18, 1998.
   A native of Madison County, Mrs. Chastain was a daughter of the late Rev. Henry T. and Rovie Meadows. She was a homemaker and had been employed as a textile worker. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church and attended Mount Nebo United Methodist Church in Dallas, where she lived for the last 25 years.
   Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Welcome Avenue Congregational Holiness Church with the Rev. Joe Condra officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include her husband, George Chastain; four daughters, Lila Brooks, East Point, Hazel White, Dallas, Kathy Chastain, Marietta, and Brenda Chastain, Paulding County; two sons, George Chastain Jr., Villa Rica, and Michael Chastain, Marietta; three sisters, Georgia Mae Holliday, Hot Springs, Ark., Jean Dupree, Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Helen Perkins, Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, Henry Meadows, Canton; and 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
   Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Lord
Bogart
   Robert E. Lord, 73, of 130 South Church Street died Saturday, July 18, 1998.
   A native of Oconee County, Mr. Lord was a son of the late Lawton Thomas and Pearl Wall Lord. He was a retired inspector with USDA Poultry Division with 30 years of service. He was a member of Bogart Masonic Lodge and was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite and a member of Bogart Methodist Church.
   Funeral services will be 3 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, with the Rev. Albert Askew officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
   Survivors include his wife, Ruth Patat Lord; a daughter, Robin Ayers, Carnesville; a sister, Bernice Lord, Bogart; a brother, Henry Lord, Monroe; and six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
   Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

James Mayo Sr.
Stephens 
   James Howard Mayo Sr., 82, of 949 Stephens-Salem Road died Saturday, July 18, 1998.
   A native of Oglethorpe County, Mr. Mayo was a son of the late John and Annie Lou Lankford Mayo and was married to the late Mary Helen Smith Mayo. He was a retired automotive consultant and a member of Salem Baptist Church.
   Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Crawford City Cemetery with the Revs. Jack Lindsay and Clayton Sanders officiating.
   Survivors include a daughter, Katherine Warren, Silver City, N.M.; two sons, Jim Mayo, Stockbridge, and Smith Mayo, Canton; a sister, Ann Lambert, Atlanta; and eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
   Lord & Stephens Oglethorpe Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Edward Lawrence Mulvey
Winterville
   Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today in the Oakland Cemetery in Oakland, Md., for Mr. Edward Lawrence Mulvey, 59, of 1740 Beaver Dam Rd., Winterville, Ga.
   James Gilmer will officiate.
   Mr. Mulvey died Saturday July 18, 1998 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Augusta following an extended illness.
   Mr. Mulvey was a native of Oakland, Md., and had lived in Georgia for the past nine years. He worked for the Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. in Maintenance for three years. He also worked for the Clarke County Housing Authority for one year. His most recent job was with the Environmental Protection Agency in the Senior Citizen Program. Mr. Mulvey had served in the U.S. Army and Navy and was a member of the Lutheran Church.
   Mr. Mulvey was preceded in death by a son, James Eric Mulvey and his father, James G. Mulvey.
   Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Betty J. Truelove Mulvey; his mother, Mrs. Hildred Mulvey, Athens; three stepdaughters, Brenda J. Harper, Gainesville, Janie R. Bennett, Braselton, and Carol E. Hayes, Cumming; three stepsons, Lonnie C. Jones, Gainesville, Eric B. Jones, Athens, and Russell H. Jones, Winder; a brother, Thomas Michael Mulvey, Athens; and a number of stepgrandchildren.
   Ward's Funeral Home, Gainesville, is in charge of local arrangements.

Frances Reynolds
Toccoa
   Frances Rebecca Sanders Reynolds, 76, of 114 Terrell Drive died Saturday, July 18, 1998.
   A native of Anderson County, S.C., Mrs. Reynolds was a daughter of the late Elias Ep and Mary McAdams Sanders and widow of Robert Lee Reynolds Sr. She was retired from Wright Manufacturing Co.; a member of the First United Methodist Church of Toccoa, where she was an honorary member of the Administrative Board, a Sunday school teacher, and teacher of the Ladies Bible Class; and a volunteer worker at Stephens County Hospital and Toccoa Nursing Center.
   Funeral services will be 11 a.m. today at the First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Bob Partridge, Jack Lamb, and Robert Reynolds Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include two sons, Rev. Robert Lee Reynolds Jr., Augusta, and Jerry Reynolds, Toccoa; and six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Scott Reynolds, Mark Reynolds, Chris Reynolds, Jerry Keith Reynolds, Dwain Skelnik and Derrick Jones.
   The family is at the residence.
   Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

James White
Winder
   James "Heron" White, 88, died Saturday, July 18, 1998.
   A native of Jackson County, Mr. White was a son of the late James and Amanda Griffeth White and widower of Inez Johnson White. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy White Newman. He was retired from the Georgia Dept. of Labor and was a member of the Winder First Baptist Church. He was former personnel manager for Lumite Division of Chicopee in Cornelia. He served on the Habersham Board of Education, was a Sunday school superintendent of Cornelia First Baptist Church and was active in many civic and business organizations.
   Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at the Smith Funeral Home with the Revs. Nebs Stroupe and Caroline Leach officiating. The body will be placed in the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include two daughters, Wanda Marie White, Winder, and Mary White Whaley, Tampa, Fla.; a son, James Johnson White, Watkinsville; two sisters, Hilda Pruitt, Pendergrass, and Johnie Savage, East Bend, N.C.; and three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Barrow County Cancer Society, c/o Edna Jenning, P.O Box 460, Winder, Ga. 30680, or to the Ga. Baptist Children's Home and Family Ministry, P.O. Box 329 Palmetto, Ga. 30268, or to the charity of your choice.

Willie J.M. Willis
Royston
   Willie Jean Maxwell Willis, 70, of 365 Winn St. died Friday, July 17, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Willis was a daughter of the late Annie L. Mattox and widow of Samuel Glenn Willis. She was a member of St. Mary's C.M.E. Church and attended Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall.
   Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mack's Funeral Home, Hartwell, with the Rev. Dafton Watts officiating. Burial will be in Brown Grove Cemetery.
   Survivors include five daughters, Sharon Martin and Melinda Allen, both of Elberton, Lois Rucker, Bowman, Karen Willis, Royston, and Gloria Willis, Athens; a son, Stanley Willis, Royston; and 16 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
   The family is at the residence.


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