Miscellaneous Clarke County, Georgia Obituaries

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Jimmy O. Bennett
Bowman
   Jimmy Odell Bennett, 63, of 2021 Bennett Road died Saturday, July 25, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mr. Bennett was a son of the late Jep and Myrt Pierce Bennett. He was owner and operator of the Mini Burger restaurant in Bowman for 18 years and was a retired truck driver. He was of the Baptist faith.
   Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Hillcrest Cemetery with the Revs. Mike Sullivan and Sammy Cutshall officiating. 
   Survivors include his wife, Malvine Jordan Bennett; two daughters, Becky Johanson, Dewy Rose, and Janet Reagin, Nickville; four sons, Mike Bennett, Hartwell, and Odell Bennett, Gary Bennett, and Donnie Bennett, all of Bowman; a brother, Roger Bennett, Bowman; and 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Gerald Parham, Billy Cook, Clarence Garner, Tom Booth, Frank Landreth, and Marshall Pulliam. 
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston. The family is at the home of Donnie and Mischelle Bennett, 2219 Rehoboth Road, Bowman.

Eleanor I. Candis
Athens
   Eleanor Irene Candis, 80, of 298 Hollow Ridge Drive died Friday, July 24, 1998.
   A native of Green County, Mrs. Candis was a daughter of the late Richard Reid and Rachel Walton Reid. 
   Funeral services will be 12 p.m. Tuesday at the Lincoln Memorial Cemetery Chapel, 2275 Simpson Road, North West, Atlanta, with the Rev. Abraham Mosley officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 11 a.m.
   Survivors include a daughter, Valeria White, Athens; a son, Frederick J. Candis, Atlanta; three sisters, Emma L. Jackson and Leola Jackson, both of Greensboro, and Gladys Smith, Atlanta; and seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.
   Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Catherine S. Duggar 
Watkinsville
   Catherine S. Duggar, 83, died Friday, July 24, 1998.
   A native of Bryan County, Mrs. Duggar was a daughter of the late Wade Shuman and Frances Davis Shuman. Widow of Woodrow W. Duggar, she was also preceded in death by a son, James R. Duggar. She was a retired homemaker and was of the Primitive Baptist faith.
   Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Hillcrest Abbey, West, Savannah, with the Rev. Kent Reynolds officiating.
   Survivors include a son, Glenn Duggar, Watkinsville; and four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
   Arthur Bowick's Oconee Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Clara Sorrells Gould
Athens
   Clara Sorrells Gould, 91, died Tuesday, July 7, 1998.
   A native of Madison County, Mrs. Gould was a daughter of the late William Richard and Cora Campbell Sorrells and widow of William Sulzer Gould. She was a retired sales lady in Athens department stores.
   Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ila Presbyterian Church cemetery with the Rev. Stuart Lang officiating.
   Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Ann Barrett, Franklin, N.C.; and eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. 
   Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William C. Nehring
Hoschton
   William Carl "Buddy" Nehring, 61, of 195 Rouse Road died Saturday, July 25, 1998.
   A native of Carroll County, Mr. Nehring was a son of the late Lester Carl and Ida Faye Nehring. He was a maintenance engineer and was a mason and a member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church.
   Funeral services will be 11 a.m. today at Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Rev. Robin Self officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Fork Baptist Church cemetery. 
   Survivors include his wife, Frances Evans Nehring; a daughter, Leslie C. Nehring, Hoschton; a sister, Martha Caron, Jaffrey, N.H.; and a brother, David N. Nehring, Pensacola, Fla.
   Pallbearers will be Wayne Cash, Tim Cash, Mike Sams, Tommy Johnson, James Deaton, and Dennis Elrod. 
   Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Genie C.W. Power
Commerce
   Genie Carrie Whitfield Power, 86, of 711 Ga. Hwy. 63 died Saturday, July 25, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Power was a daughter of the late William and Launa Sellers Whitfield and widow of William Guy Power. She was a homemaker and a member of New Salem United Methodist Church.
   Funeral services will be 11 a.m. today at New Salem United Methodist Church, Hwy. 59, with the Revs. Gerry Davis and Luis Ortiz officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
   Survivors include a daughter, Martha Wilkinson, Commerce; two sons, David Power, Cornelia, and Phil Power, Homer; a sister, Ruth Hix, Commerce; a brother, Pierce Whitfield, Greer, S.C.; and 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
   Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Nell L. Addison
Toccoa
   Nell LeCroy Addison, 80, of Mize Road, Route 1, died Sunday, July 26, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Addison was a daughter of the late Hiriam Roscoe and Mabel Love Stephenson LeCroy and was the widow of Doyle E. Addison. She was retired from Coats & Clarke after 36 years and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher and had served as church clerk.
   Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today at Acree-Davis Funeral Home with Dr. Perry Bailey and the Revs. David Sosebee and Jewell Gaines officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery.
   Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Williams, Westminster, S.C., and Joyce Collins, Toccoa; three sisters, Sue Spears, Louise Crawford and Jean Bailey, all of Toccoa; two brothers, Bill LeCroy, Carnesville, and Steve LeCroy, Snellville; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Roger Collins, Stewart Bailey, Mike LeCroy, Tim Culpepper, Steven LeCroy and Jason Burton.
   The family is at the residence.

James Barber
Watkinsville
   James Carl Barber, 90, of 4761 Hog Mountain Road died Sunday, July 26, 1998.
   A native of Banks County, Mr. Barber was a son of the late Lillie Morris Barber and was the widower of Gladys Tankersley. He was a retired farmer and a member of Living Waters Worship Center.
   Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Mitch Elder officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park, Athens.
   Survivors include two sons, James Barber Jr. and Marvin Barber, both of Watkinsville; a sister, Kate Hall, Maysville; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Mike Meeler, Bryan Meeler, Mike Barber, Mark Barber, Stacey Barber and Travis Barber.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to James C. Barber Sr., c/o James Barber Jr., 4761 Hog Mountain Road, Watkinsville, Ga. 30677.

Herbert W. Biles III
Dillsburg, Penn.
   Herbert W. Biles III, 54, of Montadale Drive died Thursday, July 23, 1998.
   A native of Atlanta, Mr. Biles was a son of Herbert W. Biles Jr. and the late Robbie Hood Biles. He was a retired federal employee of the Bureau of Prisons, a Vietnam veteran and a retired Marine Corps gunnery sergeant.
   Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Danielsville Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Lee Smith officiating.
   Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Betty Floyd Biles; two daughters, Christa J. Biles, Cleveland, Ohio, and Jennifer R. Mallett, Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Rose M. Fowler, Sharpsburg, and Cena E. Martin, Shelbyville, Tenn.; and five grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Alden Phillips, Roy Junior Floyd, William Floyd, Stewart Martin, Scott Mallett and Orlando Garzales.
   The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville.
   Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Road. Suite 200, Wormleysburg, Penn. 17043.

James A. Compton
Crawford
   James A. Compton, 70, of Georgia Highway 78 died Sunday, July 26, 1998.
   A native of Madison County, Mr. Compton was a son of the late Harvey and Sarah Smith Compton. He was retired and attended New Life Apostolic Church, Watkinsville.
   Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at New Life Apostolic Church with the Revs. D.C. Hammond and Tim Hammond officiating.
   Survivors include his wife, Ophelia M. Compton; three daughters, Linda May and Barbara Fields, both of Crawford, and Jackie Coile, Lexington; a son, Jimmy Compton, Watkinsville; a sister, Angie Duncan, Crawford; 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   Pallbearers will be Dewayne Fields, Craig Fields, Kenny Fields, Jeff Fields, Scott Holder, Anthony Holder, John May, Dan May, Alfred May and Ricky Hagwood.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Oglethorpe Chapel.

Howard Ford Sr.
Athens
   Howard Ford Sr., 66, of 1474 Chipley St., died Thursday, July 23, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, Mr. Ford was a son of the late Annie Heard Ford and Bish Ford Sr.
   Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Charles Mack officiating.
   Survivors include two daughters, Anderia Juan Cloude, Decatur, and Regina Woodall, Athens; two sons, Howard Ford Jr., Seattle, and Charles Ford, Athens; two sisters, Lizzie B. Howard, Cincinnati, and Minnie E. Durham, Seattle; a brother, Sylvester Ford, Rialto, Calif.; six grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Cora Lee Kimsey
Alto
   Cora Lee Burton Kimsey, 62, died Sunday, July 26, 1998.
   A native of Habersham County, Mrs. Kimsey was a daughter of the late Grant and Dora York Burton. She was a member of Friendly Mission Baptist Church, a homemaker and retired from Mount Vernon Mills.
   Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Friendly Mission Baptist Church with the Revs. Danny O'Kelley, Albert Whitlock and Ken Fonclara officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with the Rev. Bert Perry officiating.
   Survivors include five sisters, Eva Mae Garner, Cornelia, Ruth Trotter and Ethel O'Kelley, both of Alto, Pearl Taylor, Clarkesville, and Pat Kranats, Demorest; and three brothers, Paul Burton, Murrayville, Gene Burton, Lawrenceville, and Arnold Burton, Cornelia.
   Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin, is in charge of arrangements.

Mary B. Reed
Athens
   Mary B. Reed, 95 died Sunday, July 26, 1998.
   Mrs. Reed spent most of her life in Baton Rouge, La., where she was a teacher of home economics for 42 years.
   Private memorial services will be held with the Rev. Grady Wigley officiating.
   Survivors include her brother, J. Fielding Reed, and sister-in-law, Olivia Reed; and nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church.
   National Cremation Society - Atlanta Chapter, Mableton, is in charge of arrangements.

Ted Sisk
Commerce
   Ted Russell Sisk, 63, of 98 McArthur St., died Monday, July 27, 1998.
   A native of Banks County, Mr. Sisk was a son of the late Henry L. and Minnie Moss Sisk. He was retired from Gold Kist.
   Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. J.L. Griffith officiating. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Margot Weber Sisk; a daughter, Judy Franklin, Homer; two stepdaughters, Lorraine Jones, Danielsville, and Diana King, Commerce; a stepson, Britt Lord Jr., Jefferson; two sisters, Eunice Cotton, Lula, and Blattice English, Homer; three brothers, Eugene Sisk, California, Lavernie Sisk, Marietta, and Mack Sisk, Winder; and four grandchildren.

Nancy Inez Tiller
Lexington
   Inez Tiller, 79, of 331 Taylor Road died Sunday, July 26, 1998.
   A native of Lost Mountain, Mrs. Tiller was a daughter of the late Robert and Minnie Gasaway. She was retired from Parks Printing Co. and attended Bethesda Methodist Church.
   Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Bethesda Methodist Church with the Rev. Dan Fernandez officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include a son, Bill Tiller, Lexington; a sister, Marcelle Carter, Kansas; and nieces and nephews.
   The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Oglethorpe Chapel, Crawford.
   Memorials may be made to the Bethesda Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.

Sarah Vandiver
Watkinsville
   Sarah Frances Vandiver, 78, of 63 Jackson St., died Sunday, July 26, 1998.
   A native of Barrow County, Mrs. Vandiver was a daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson and Sarah Estelle Carson Vandiver and was the widow of Alfred Lewis Vandiver. She was retired from the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 9147 and Watkinsville First United Methodist Church, where she was a member of Laura O'Bryant Circle and the Adult Fellowship and served as church treasurer for many years.
   Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. today at Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Gary L. Whetstone officiating. Burial will be in Farmington Cemetery, Farmington.
   Survivors include two brothers, James Edward Malcom, Woodstock, and Fred Franklin Malcom, Athens; a half-sister, Beth Davis, Fitzgerald; and nieces and nephews.
   Pallbearers will be Edward Malcom, Jeremy Malcom, Charles Malcom, Jonathan Rollins, Richard Schulze and Robert Woody.

Danny E. Zimmerman
Athens
   Danny E. Zimmerman, 49, of 188 Cole Manor Drive died Thursday, July 23, 1998.
   A native of Bernie, Mo., Mr. Zimmerman was a son of Lloyd E. Zimmerman, Dexter, Mo., and the late Lena Clarke Zimmerman. He was employed with USAirways Airlines for 11 years.
   Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bernstein Funeral Home with Harold Huff officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
   Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Sally Brundige Zimmerman; two sons, Tyler E. Zimmerman and Jacob Zimmerman, both of Athens; a sister, Guyneth Zimmerman, Dallas, Texas; a brother, Dennis Zimmerman, Chino Hills, Calif.; and a special friend, Jacquie Temple, Pittsburgh, Penn.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today and 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the children c/o The Zimmerman Family, 188 Cole Manor Drive, Athens, Ga. 30606.

Mildred Rooks
Athens
   Mildred Rooks of 520 Roberts Road died Sunday, July 26, 1998.
   Mack & Payne Funeral Home will announce arrangements.


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