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Robert Cleave Batson
Toccoa
Robert Cleave Batson, 85, of Falls Road died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mr. Batson was a son of the late Leonard Cleve and Sallie King Batson and was widower of Frances Smith Batson. He was retired from Brandon Mills, Greenville, S.C., and a member of New Hope Baptist Church, Cornelia.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at New Hope Baptist Church, Cornelia, with the Rev. Hoyt Skelton officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: three half-sisters, Lucille Cleveland, Demorest, Katie Chambers, Calif., and Mary Williams, Gatlinburg, Tenn.; five half-brothers, Walter Batson, Claude Batson, and Douglas Batson, all of Demorest, Roy Batson, Grand Rapids, Mich., and Paul Batson, Cornelia; a sister-in-law, Mary H. Smith, Toccoa; and nieces and nephews, John and Barbara Abbott, and R.B. and Fannie Scroggs, all of Toccoa.
The family is at their respective homes.
Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Eunice S. Beusse
Comer
Eunice Sue Beusse, 90, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Beusse was a daughter of the late Walker and Mattie Therlkeld Davis, widow of Horace Odell Beusse, and preceded in death by a son, Walker Lee Beusse. She was a retired seamstress of Monarch Comer Co. and member of Comer Baptist Church.
Services will be 11 a.m. today at Comer Cemetery, with the Rev. Stewart Lang officiating.
Survivors include two sons, Horace Odell Beusse Jr., Gwinnett, and Gilbert Beusse, Athens; a brother, Elmer Davie, St. Simons; and nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.

J.C. Boyle
LaFayette
J.C. Boyle, 78, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
A native of Moreland, Ky., Mr. Boyle was a veteran of World War II, a member of Catlett Church of God and the Board of Trustees, and was Sunday School Superintendent at both LaFayette First Church of God and Catlett First Church of God.
Services will be 3 p.m Tuesday at LaFayette First Church of God with the Revs. Lila Clay, David Pat Boyle, and Les Fauntleroy officiating. Burial will be in Center Point Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Carter Boyle; five sons, Justin Boyle Jr., Nashville, Tenn., David Pat Boyle, Athens, James Boyle, Tampa, Fla., William (Billy) Boyle, Woodstock, and Clarance Timothy Boyle, Rossville; a sister, Elgeva Husar, Amherst, Ohio; a brother, Hartford J. Boyle, Sanford, Ky.; and five grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Alex Boyle, Kevin Boyle, Ronnie Boyle, Clayton Bell Jr., Johnny Houston, and Jack Houston. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Gilbert, Gene Carter, Charles Carter Jr., Ray Marsh, Billy Sartain, Hugh Overfield, Paul Sartain, Sonny Huggins, Robert Ashley, and Catlett First Church of God Board of Trustees.
The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. today at Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home.

Hazel W. Crisp
Toccoa
Hazel W. Crisp, 73, of 5976 Oak Valley Road died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
A native of Headland, Ala., Mrs. Crisp was a daughter of the late Joe and Annie Wood Winget. She was a member of Faith Memorial Assembly of God and retired from Coats and Clark in Toccoa after 38 years of service.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Faith Memorial Assembly of God, Rothell Road, with the Rev. Dwayne Holcomb officiating. Burial will be in Rock Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include: her husband, Grant Owen Crisp; three daughters, Ruth Whitworth, Lavonia, Sue Farmer, Toccoa, and Sharon Daniel, Westminster, S.C.; five stepdaughters, Brenda Billott, Irwin, Pa., Linda Sisk, Martin, and Regina Murray, Peggy Wilson, and Gloria Murray, all of Toccoa; a stepson, Johnny Crisp, Toccoa; two sisters, Eloise Thorn, Ashford, Ala., and Wanda Winget, Montgomery, Ala.; and six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous stepgrandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at Faith Memorial Assembly of God.
Hamby Funeral Home, Lavonia, is in charge of arrangements.

Albert Dial
Crawford
Albert "A.G." Dial, 71, of 104 Smokey Ridge Road died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. Dial was a son of the late Grady G. and Beulah Victoria Dial. He was a carpenter for Vandiver Construction Co., a U.S. Army and Navy veteran, and of the Methodist faith.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, with the Rev. Buford Lockman officiating. Burial will be in Oconee Memorial Park.
Survivors include: his wife, Sue Dial; a daughter, Carolyn Dial, Athens; two stepdaughters, Rachel McLemore, Crawford, and Debbie Maynor, Lebanon, Texas; two sisters, Melba Fitzpatrick, Athens, and Ann Scott, Watkinsville; two brothers, Charles Dial, Farmington, and Bill Dial, Commerce; and 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Dee Griffin
Toccoa
Dee Griffin, 89, of 410 North Pine St. died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. Griffin was a son of the late Will S. and Roxie Stephens Griffin. He was employed by Parker-Newman Drug Store and later retired from Mouchet Furniture Co., and was a member of Landmark Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Acree-Davis Funeral Home, with the Revs. Jewell Gaines, Ted Henderson, and Ray Bohannan officiating. Burial will be in Zebulon Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Connie Pitts Griffin; three daughters, Linda Smith, Dee Ann Griffin, and Mary Cordell, all of Toccoa; seven sons, Julius Griffin, Columbus, Randy Griffin, Martin, Calvin Griffin, El Paso, Texas, Bobby Griffin, Newman, Horace Griffin, Griffin, and Jarrit Griffin and Jerry Griffin, both of Toccoa; and 24 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.
Sons will serve as pallbearers.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends 10 a.m.-12 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Faith Hirtle
Toccoa
Faith Arnetta McMurry Hirtle, 84, of 116 Louise St. died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Hirtle was a daughter of the late John Blanton and Minnie Mitchell McMurry. She was a graduate of the University of Georgia, taught in Toccoa Elementary School for 25 years, was named Teacher of the Year in 1957, was a member of First Baptist Church of Toccoa, the XYZ Club, and the Georgia Teachers Association, and was a charter member of Toccoa Pilot Club.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home, with the Rev. Henry Fields officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Mausoleum.
Survivors include: a son, William (Billy) Blanton Hirtle, Birmingham, Ala.; a sister, Lorene Cheek, Toccoa; two brothers, Ony McMurry and Joe McMurry, both of Toccoa; and two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Harry Collins, Ben Cheek IV, Phillip McMurry, Kenneth Adams, David Cheek, and Jim Jones.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today and 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Noah Human
Royston
Noah Human, 83, of 6460 Wildcat Bridge Road died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Human was a son of the late Floyd Allen and Nancy Elizabeth Bragg Human and was widower of Dessie Mae Brown Human. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and member of New Bethel Holiness Church.
Services will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at New Bethel Holiness Church, with the Revs. Bruce Kesler, Sammy Cutshall, and Elizabeth Vaughn officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 3:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: two daughters, Gloria Segars and Patricia Briscoe, both of Royston; two sons, Jimmy Human and Roger Human, both of Royston; four sisters, Ruth Human and Addie Lou Alewine, both of Hull, Sue Dickerson, Bowman, and Louise Hall, Royston; and 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home.

Barbara E. McGee
Commerce
Barbara E. McGee, 56, of 6928 Hwy. 98 West died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
A native of Fieldale, Va., Mrs. McGee was a daughter of the late Gaston G. and Katherine Bird Beatenbo. She was an office manager for Olen Construction and a member of Providence Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m Tuesday at Providence Baptist Church, with the Revs. Wendell Hanley and Johnny Tucker officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: her husband, James F. McGee Jr.; a daughter, Janet Delores Strickland, Commerce; a son, James Darwin McGee, Commerce; and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Providence Baptist Church, Commerce, GA 30530.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston.

W. Oscar Sisk Jr.
Athens
W. Oscar Sisk Jr., 80, of 1405 Timothy Road died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999.
A native of Lynchburg, Va., Mr. Sisk was a son of the late William Oscar and Cordie Lee Pickeral Sisk. He was a retired salesman, a U.S. Navy veteran, served with the FBI, and member of Athens Elks Lodge and Holy Cross Lutheran Church.
Services will be 1 p.m. today at Bridges Funeral Home, with the Rev. David Pickering officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include: a sister, Joyce Creasy, Lynchburg, Va.; and a brother, Herbert B. Sisk, Lynchburg, Va.
Pallbearers will be Gerry Dickens, Freddie Massey, Robert McAlister, Mike Richardson, Jerry Lee, and Lee Hamlett.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Athens-Clarke County Humane Society, 399 Beaverdam Road, Athens, GA 30605; or to the American Cancer Society, 1060 Gaines School Road, Suite B2, Athens, GA 30605.
The family will receive friends 12-1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Janie E. Steele
Comer
Janie Everette Steele, 95, of 107 Steele Road died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Steele was a daughter of the late Richard and Sara Elizabeth Furcron Bridges and was widow of James Calvin Steele. She was a homemaker and member of Indian Creek Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home, with the Rev. Glen Guest officiating. Burial will be in Bridges Family Cemetery, Oglethorpe County.
Survivors include: three sons, James Armell Steele and George Richard Steele, both of Comer, and Charles Everett Steele, Danielsville; a sister, Madelyne Watson, DeKalb County; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Steve Thomas, Glenn Wood, Butch Russell, Ray Sanders, Mike Graham, and Bobby Bridges.
The family is at the residence of Charles and Linda Steele, 822 Chandler Road, Danielsville.

Lois M. Allen
Lavonia
Lois Magaleen Allen, 76, formerly of Clarkesville, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Allen was a daughter of the late Lee and Mattie Reed Ollis and was the widow of Lester Allen. She was a member of Compassion Baptist Church, Carnesville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, with the Revs. Leon Carson and Ray Davis officiating. Burial will be in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Cemetery.
Survivors include: three daughters, Sue Sarkinen, Lavonia, Diane Smith, Fla. and Nancy Cleveland, Demorest; two sons, Jerry Montgomery, Greenville, S.C. and Lee Allen, Alto; a sister, Bonnie Mitchell, Monroe; two brothers, Larry Ollis, Cedartown, and Jimmy Ollis, Fla.; 19 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Nancy Cleveland, 363 Eastside Drive, Demorest, and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Miriam F. Baldwin
Madison
Miriam F. Baldwin, 91, of Foster St. died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
A native of Morgan County, Mrs. Baldwin was a daughter of the late Charles M. Furlow and Elizabeth Thompson Furlow and was the widow of William Whitfield Baldwin. She was a housewife.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Madison Methodist Church, with the Revs. Tom Kerr and Charles Furlow III officiating. Burial will be in Madison City Cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m.
Survivors include 12 nieces and nephews.

Annie L. Vaughn Beasley
Decatur, Ill.
Annie Lou Vaughn Beasley, 91, died Friday, Jan. 15, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mrs. Beasley was a daughter of the late Crawford and Mary Ann Ayers Vaughn and was the widow of Arthur Beasley. She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Beasley. She was a retired seamstress from Wright Garment Company, Bowman, and was a member of Liberty Congregational Church, Hart County.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Liberty Congregational Church, with the Rev. Earl Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Concord Church Cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m.
Survivors include: two daughters, Ina B. Porter and Saradah B. Taylor, both of Bath, S.C.; four sons, Allen Beasley, Travis Beasley, and Terry Beasley, all of Decatur, Ill. and Vandel Beasley, Macon, Ill; a sister, Allie Bea Seymour, Anderson, S.C.; 25 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Hicks Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the local Alzheimer's foundation.

Dr. Robert E. Bridges Jr.
Athens
Dr. Robert E. "Ned" Bridges Jr., 45, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
A native of Fulton County, Dr. Bridges was a son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert E. Bridges Sr., Gainesville. He was a graduate of Dalton High School and received his B.A. degree in Psychology from the University of Texas and his master's and Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Georgia. He was a Rehabilitation Psychologist and specialized in physical disabilities. He worked with Sink and Associates, Athens. He was a member of the Board of Athens Folk Society and was a member of Athens First United Methodist Church. He had lived in Athens since 1970.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Gainesville, with the Rev. A. F. Turnell officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include: a daughter, Maggie Bridges, Athens; his fiancee, Brandi Jones, Athens; a sister and brother-in-law, Kathy and Richard Huie, Calhoun; two brothers and sister-in-law, Lee and Maria Bridges, Doraville, and Scott and Kathy Bridges, Winder; his grandmother, Pauline Montgomery, Arcadia, Fla.; a niece, Katy Huie; and a nephew, David Bridges.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today and after the funeral service in the church atrium.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Parkinson's Support Group, c/o St. Paul United Methodist Church, 404 Washington St., Gainesville, GA 30501.
Little Davenport has charge of the arrangements.
Announcement courtesy of Bernstein Funeral Home.

Nathalie D. Hanna
Ormand Beach, Fla.
Nathalie Dawson Hanna, 77, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
Mrs. Hanna was retired from the federal government.
Survivors include: two daughters, Penelope Lyman, Watkinsville, and Lynn Hanna, Mishawaka, Ind.; two sons, Richard Hanna, San Francisco, Calif., and Leonard Hanna, Norcross; and two grandchildren.
Roswell Funeral Home has charge of local arrangements.

James A. HouseWinder
James Anthony "Tony" House, 41, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999.
Mr. House was a son of James D. and Polly House, Winder. He was a self- employed electrician.
Services will be 11 a.m. today at Smith Funeral Home, with the Revs. Michael Chaney and Tommy Baker officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include: his wife, Loisetta House; a daughter, Elizabeth House, Winder; two sons, Justin House and Michael House, both of Winder; a sister, Paula Howard, Winder; and a brother, Todd House, Winder.
Pallbearers will be Marty Akins, Phil Brown, Al Davis, Roy Holliday, Frank Morton and Steve Caujkawski.

Anita M. McKibben
Hartwell
Anita M. McKibben, 90, of 45 Walnut St., died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
A native of Tellico Plains, Tenn., Mrs. McKibben was a daughter of the late John Henderson and Carrie E. Coppenger and was the widow of Charles McKibben. She was a homemaker, was a member of Hartwell First Methodist Church and Elizabeth Matheson Circle of the UMW.
Services will be 11 a.m. today at Strickland Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jan Devereaux officiating. Burial will be in the Memorial Garden of Prayer.
Survivors include: nieces and nephews, Patricia C. and Bill Foland, Greenville, Tenn., John and Peggy Campbell, Dalton, and Thomas and Charlotte Campbell, Woodstock; six great nieces and nephews; and 12 great-great-nieces and nephews.
The family is at each of their respective residences.

Jerry L. Owens
Elberton
Jerry Lee Owens, 50, of 1052 Calhoun Falls Highway died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Owens was a son of Angeline Brown Owens and the late Lester Owens. Mr. Owens was a salesman with Everlasting Granite Company and was a member of the Elberton Philomathea Masonic Lodge No. 25. He was a member of Elberton Christian Church, where he served as an elder, a Sunday School teacher and a youth worker.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Elberton Christian Church with the Revs. Bill Eaton, Byron Miller and Terry Schultz officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park Cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include: his wife, Diane Finley Owens; a daughter, Tonya Owens, Augusta; two sons, Greg Owens, Statesboro, and Jeremy Owens, Elberton; two brothers, Bobby Owens, Raleigh, N.C., and Reg Owens, Elberton; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Brown, Don Fortson, Jeff Hunt, Greg Gunter, Bob Perkins, Tommy Starrett, James Adams and Craig Rickman.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Elberton Philomathea Masonic Lodge No. 25.
Flowers are optional and memorials may be made to the Elberton Christian Church.
Berry Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Edward Schafer
Athens
Edward Schafer, 76, of 510 Huntington Road died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
A native of New York City, Mr. Schafer was a son of the late Edward F. and Catherine Miskell Schafer and was the widower of Julia Rice Schafer. He was a retired Ground Transportation Supervisor with Pan American Airways, Rockledge, Fla. Following his retirement, he attended Gupton Jones College of Mortuary Science, graduating in 1978 and receiving his Funeral Directors and Embalmers License for the State of Georgia. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Private graveside services will be held in Clark Cemetery, Lexington.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Hardy Schafer; two daughters, Dr. Katherine Lindgren, Chattanooga, Tenn. and Jacqueline Erickson, Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; a son, Dr. Edward A. Schafer, Macon; and six grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

Mildred S. Thornton
Bowersville
Mildred Elizabeth Shiflet Thornton, 78, of 3228 Bowersville Highway died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mrs. Thornton was a daughter of the late Charlie and Ethel Cornell Shiflet and was the widow of Samuel C. "Sam" Thornton. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Flat Shoals Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Ladies Sunday School Class, WMU, the choir, and Happy Timers. She was the former Sunday school teacher for 4- to 5-year-olds.
Services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Flat Shoals Baptist Church, with the Revs. Sid Newell, Eddy Mattison and Ben Coleman officiating. Burial will be in Nancy Hart Memorial Park. The body will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m.
Survivors include: three sons, Clark Thornton Jr., Cumming, Niles Thornton, Bowersville, and Ted Thornton, Greenville, S.C.; two sisters, Opal Cheek, Hartwell, and Evelyn Robinson, Bowersville; two brothers, Ervin Shiflet, Easley, S.C. and Charles Shiflet, Hartwell; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Strickland Funeral Home.
Flowers are optional and memorials may be made to the Flat Shoals Baptist Church Bus Fund, 2999 Bowersville Highway, Bowersville, GA 30516.

Omar Valdivieso
Athens
Omar Valdivieso, infant son of Omar and Maria Valdivieso Sr., died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. today at Oconee Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Joel Rodriquez officiating.
Bernstein Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Guy L. Williams
Elberton
Guy Leon Williams, 58, of 417 Hillcrest Ave. died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Williams was a son of the late Charley Frank Williams and Martha Jo Edwards Williams. He was a self-employed auto mechanic.
At Mr. Williams request, his body was donated to the Medical College of Georgia.
Survivors include: his stepmother, Ada Virginia Thomas Williams, Toccoa; two daughters, Terry Williams and Tonda Williams; two sons, Mark Williams and Frank Williams; and a brother, Charles Williams, Elberton.
Memorials may be made to the St. Marys Hospice or the Medical College of Georgia.
Berry Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Elizabeth W. Butler
Philadelphia
Elizabeth Willis Butler, formerly of Washington, Ga., died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
Davenport McLendon Mortuary has charge of the arrangements.

Virginia Campbell
Gainesville
Virginia Campbell died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999.
Bridges Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Mae C. Morris
Anderson, S.C.
Mae C. Morris, 86, of 115 P. St., died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Acree-Davis Funeral Home.

Tom Rumsey
Hartwell
Tom Rumsey, of 400 Quail Road, died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
Strickland Funeral Home, Hartwell, has charge of the arrangements.

Dustin T. Brittingham
Winder
Dustin Taylor Brittingham, infant son of Greg and Sheila O'Neal Brittingham, died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Larry Rary officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include: a brother, Dylan Brittingham, Winder; grandparents, Mrs. Jimmie O'Neal, Winder, and Ken and Diana Brittingham, Lawrenceville; and great-grandparents, Sara Browing, Lawrenceville, Faye Brittingham, Lavonia, and Kenneth Brittingham, Guyton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Auditory Education Center, 1447 Peachtree St., Suite 210, Atlanta, GA 30309-3034.
Smith Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Paschal Brown
Alto
Paschal Brown, 76, died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
A native of Hall County, Mr. Brown was a son of the late Crawford and Arizona England Brown. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sylvia Mae Brown; and a son, Junior Brown. He was a farmer and attended Bible Land Mark Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Bible Land Mark Church, with the Revs. Leon Thompson, Jacob Armour and Curtis Woods officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Elma Dodd Brown; two daughters, Laverne Brown and Barbara Woods, both of Cornelia; four sons, Sylvester Brown, Baldwin, Leon Brown, Cornelia, and Lamar Brown and Dwight Brown, both of Demorest; and two sisters, Bonnie Armour, Alto, and Sarah Jane Ramsey, Toccoa.
The family is at the residence of Barbara Woods, 810 Old Cleveland Road, Cornelia, and will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home.

Grace A. d'Almada
Jefferson
Grace Adelaide d'Almada, infant daughter of Philip d'Almada and Shelley Michele Harrison.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Jackson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Murray Bratt officiating. Burial will be in Woodbine Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include: two sisters, Lesli Kowalski, Athens, and Abigail d'Almada, Jefferson; two brothers, Seth d'Almada and Samuel d'Almada, both of Jefferson; a maternal grandmother, Beverly Harrison, Gainesville, Fla.; and a paternal grandfather, Frank d'Almada, Guyana, South America.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today and noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to all Indian Believer Association c/o Grace Baptist Mission, P.O. Box 964, Commerce, GA 30549.

All Deen Eberhardt
Alma, Ark.
All Deen Eberhardt, 87, formerly of Jacksonville, Fla., died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
She was a homemaker and attended Graphic Southern Baptist Church.
Services were Monday at Edwards Van Alma Funeral Home, Van Buren, Ark. Burial will be in Eastlawn Memorial Park, Jacksonville, Fla.
Survivors include: three daughters, Shirley E. Burkhart, Alma, Ark., Martha Lou Wright, Mountainburg, Ark., and Kathryn Murray, Jacksonville, Fla.; a son, John Hendon Eberhardt Jr., Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister, Dot Martin, Athens; two brothers, Melvin Douglas Brown, Athens, and Guy Brown, California; 11 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Graphic Southern Baptist Church Building Fund.

Paul L. Hamby
Key West, Fla.
Paul Lanier Hamby, 33, formerly of Athens, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Hamby was a son of the late Mrs. Judy Allen Hamby. He was a construction worker.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Evergreen Memorial Park, with the Rev. Billy Fowler officiating.
Survivors include: two aunts, Jerrie Bryant, Hull, and Peggy Fields, Palm Coast, Fla.; and an uncle, Grady Allen, Athens.
The family will receive friends from 3-6 p.m. today at Bridges Funeral Home.

Dennis W. Hopkins
Washington
Dennis Warren Hopkins, 76, of 909 E. Robert Toombs Ave. died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
A native of Wilkes County, Mr. Hopkins was a son of the late Albert H. Hopkins and Lucy Scott Hopkins. He was a graduate of Spartan School of Aeronautics, Tulsa, Okla., and he served on the Washington-Wilkes Airport Commission for 14 years. He was retired owner and operator of Washington Dry Cleaners and was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of Washington First Baptist Church.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Washington First Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Mark Carpenter. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Norma Johnson Hopkins; two daughters, Joy H. Goodrick, Marietta, and Kay H. Sauls, Powder Springs; two sons, Dennis W. Hopkins Jr., Centreville, Va. and Clifford A. Hopkins, Hilton Head, S.C.; a sister, Lucy Nell H. Gill, Lavonia; three brothers, Carl Scott Hopkins and Vernon W. Hopkins, both of Washington, and Hudson Hopkins, Thomson; and eight grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jason Hopkins, Blake Hopkins, Don Goodrick, Johnsy Hopkins, Edward B. Pope III and Kevin Hopkins.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Jesse Mercer Sunday School Class and his golfing buddies.
The family will be at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Washington First Baptist Church Building Fund, 105 W. Robert Toombs Ave., Washington, GA 30673.
Hopkins Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Mitchell L. 'Buster' Kennerly
Jefferson
Mitchell Lyn "Buster" Kennerly, 40, of 118 Standridge Road died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
A native of Folly Beach, S.C., Mr. Kennerly was a son of Larry Steve Kennerly, Folly Beach, and Virginia Johnson Kennerly, Gaston, S.C. He was the owner of Kennerly Construction.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Evans Funeral Home, with the Rev. Hulon Hill officiating. Burial will be in Bethany United Methodist cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Virginia Ann Kennerly; three daughters, Amanda Lynn Beck, Commerce, and Roseanna Burel Griffith and Annie Bell Griffith, both of Jefferson; two sons, Mitchell Andrew Kennerly and Loy Fulton Griffith, both of Jefferson; a sister, Gina Marie Kennerly, Gaston; and a brother, Steven Kennerly, Fort Myers, Fla.
Pallbearers will be Michael Hill, Raymond Beatty, Drew Beatty, Heath Beatty, Rick Beatty, Randy Masters, Chris Beatty and Rod Beatty.

Ralph Lusk
Toccoa
Ralph Perkins Lusk, 80, of 9250 Whisenant St. died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mr. Lusk was a son of the late Tom and Sallie Terrell Lusk and was the widower of Cleo Smith Lusk. He was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas Lusk and Jim Lusk. He was employed by Trogdon Furniture Company and Pruitt Furniture Company.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home, with the Revs. Tommy Childress and W.L. Anthony officiating. Burial will be in Zebulon Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include: two daughters, Betty Culpepper, Carnesville, and Pat Martin, Eastanollee; two sisters, Fleeta Mulkey, Maryland, and Mildred Burnette, Commerce; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Stanley Culpepper, Michael Jamison, Joe Duffis, Rusty Culpepper, Albert Crowe and Stephen Cox.
The family is at the residence of Tammy Culpepper, Highway 106, and will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

George Meadow
Danielsville
George Lawrence Meadow, 59, of Holman Autry Road died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Meadow was a son of Pauline Evans Meadow and the late J.B. Meadow. He was preceded in death by a son, George Fredrick Meadow and a step-son, Eddie Shumake. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 8377 and a member of Moons Grove Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Brown Funeral Home, with the Revs. Dan Fuller, Robert Garrett and Tony Lee officiating. Burial will be in Danielsville Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include: his wife, Mary Pruitt Meadow; a daughter, Barbie Wall, Statham; two sons, Arthur Meadow, Lecanto, Fla., and Edwin Meadow, Loganville; a step-daughter, Elaine Ledford, Jefferson; two step-sons, Wayne Shumake, Jefferson, and Lee Shumake, Ila; two sisters, Sarah Irene Meadow, Danielsville, and Lucy Cromer, Hull; a brother, Jimmy Meadow, Danielsville; nine grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; and a step-great-grandchild.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mae Morris
Anderson, S.C.
Mae Crenshaw Smith Morris, 97, of 129 Highpoint Ave. died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mrs. Morris was a daughter of the late Jess and Chelsia Parson Crenshaw and was the widow of Charles Smith and Arthur Morris. She was preceded in death by three sons, Woodrow Smith, Eugene Smith and Clarence Smith; and a daughter, Geneva Davenport. She was of the Holiness faith.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Acree-Davis Funeral Home, with the Rev. Brent Lollis officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: two daughters, Edna Edwards, Anderson, and Ruby Jane Hoffner, Carnesville; a son, Tommy Morris, Cornelia; two sisters, Lila Ferguson, Baldwin, and Minnie Turner, Alto; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Doris O. Maxwell Moss
Dewy Rose
Doris Orlana Maxwell Moss, 86, of 2597 Brickyard Road, died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mrs. Moss was a daughter of the late Thomas Jesse Maxwell and Sara Mize Maxwell and was the widow of Thomas A. Moss. She was a homemaker and was a member of Holly Springs Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Holly Springs Baptist Church, with the Revs. Dalton Carrington and Tommy Wright. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: three sons, Stewart Moss, Dewy Rose, Benson Moss, Cartersville, and Arnold Moss, Cleveland, Tenn.
Pallbearers will be James Kay, Ricky Todd, Wesley Moss, Shannon Moss, Gerald Mize and Larry Burden.
The family will be at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Moss, 3035 Pulliam Mill Road, Dewy Rose.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lottie Moon or Annie Armstrong Missions.
Berry Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

William R. Powell
Jefferson
William Ronald Powell, 53, of 3352 Galilee Church Road died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
A native of Gwinnett County, Mr. Powell was a son of John Robert and Eddie Frances Singleton Powell, Duluth. He was an elevator constructor with Dover Elevator, and was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Evans Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robbie Black officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Park.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include: his wife, Gloria Farmer Powell; three daughters, Stacie Heath, Akins, S.C., Sabrina Powell, Dawsonville, and Cally Holbrook, Cumming; three sons, Jerry Anderson, Jefferson, Shane Glass, Cumming, and Duane Glass, Sugar Hill; two sisters, Linda Robinson, Cumming, and Carol Hartwick, Duluth; a brother, Roger Powell, Woodstock; and seven grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Oak Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, 4921 Jackson Trail Road, Jefferson GA 30549.

Margaret S. Rawls
Hawkinsville
Margaret Simmons Rawls, 71, formerly of Talmo, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Rawls was a daughter of the late William Homer Simmons and Mary Louise Simmons. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Elizabeth Claire Oliver. She was a graduate of Piedmont College and was retired from Nieman Marcus retail stores, Atlanta. She was of the Episcopal faith.
Services will be 11 a.m. today at Jackson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Charles Jenkins. Burial will be in Talmo Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include: three daughters, Mary Catherine Arnold, Chantilly, Va., Barbara Louise Siegfried, Hawkinsville, and Margaret Jane Popwell, Stone Mountain; a sister, Mary Dell Watson, Coral Gables, Fla.; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

H. Thomas Rumsey
Hartwell
H. Thomas "Tom" Rumsey, 56, of 400 Quail Road died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Rumsey was a son of Sara Sanders, Hartwell, and the late John Tom Rumsey. He was the executive vice president of Northeast Georgia Bank and was a member of the Hart County Cattleman's Association. He was a member of Reed Creek Baptist Church.
Services will be 1 p.m. today at Reed Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ted Kelley officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include: his wife, Pamala Hall Rumsey; a daughter, Kelly Bailey, Hartwell; a son, John Thomas Rumsey, Hartwell; a sister, Karen Griffitt, Lansing, N.C.; a brother, John David Rumsey, Woodstock; and three grandchildren.
Strickland Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
Flowers are optional and memorials may be made to the Reed Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Perpetual Care Association, c/o N.S. Osborne, 1801 Reed Creek School Road, Hartwell GA 30643.

Josephine Sneed
Hartwell
Josephine McRight Sneed, 93, of 160 Glenn Drive died Monday, Jan. 19, 1999.
A native of Greene County, Mrs. Sneed was a daughter of the late Terry McRight and Carrie McRight and was the widow of Glen G. Sneed. She was a homemaker and was a member of Hartwell Church of Christ.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Strickland Funeral Home, with the Rev. Douglas McArthur officiating. Burial will be in the Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
Survivors include: a daughter, JoAnne Longtin, Hartwell; two sisters, Rae Sneed, Mount Hope, Ala., and Carrie Sneed, Russellville, Ala.; a brother, Pruitt McRight, Oak Ridge, Tenn.; three granddaughters; and nine great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hartwell Church of Christ, 741 E. Howell St., Hartwell, GA 30643.

James T. Vaughn
Athens
James Terrell Vaughn, 37, of Forest Road died Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999.
Mr. Vaughn was a son of Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Vaughn, Bishop.
Survivors include: a sister, Melissa Vaughn, Boston, Mass.; a brother, R. Eric Vaughn, Baltimore, Md.; grandparents, James and Regna Bercos, Watkinsville; and longtime companion, Hester Bourne, Athens.
Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

Cora Wright
Ontario
Cora B. "Judy" Wright, 74, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
A native of Athens, Mrs. Wright was an elementary school teacher at Central School for 18 years and was a member of First Baptist Church, Pamona, Calif. She received a bachelor of arts degree and a master's degree in education, reading specialist from Cal State, San Bernardino. She was a Cub Scout den mother and a Brownie and Girl Scout troop leader and backpacking trainer. She was a Sunday school teacher and director for 40 years at Pamona First Baptist Church, where she volunteered at the Clothes Closet. She was a member of the PTA and was a coach for Golden Girls basketball. She was on the dean's honor list at Chaffey College, a permanent member of Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society and was a nature interpreter at Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Gardens.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Todd Memorial Chapel, Pomona, Calif. Burial will be in Bellevue Memorial Park Mausoleum, Ontario.
Survivors include: four daughters, Stephanie Wright, Snoqualmie, Wash., Tamera Wright, San Diego, Calif., Tonya Smith, Rialto, and Patricia Anderson, Riverside; a son, Forrest Cummings, Silver Springs, Nev.; two brothers, Bob Davis, Buena Park, and Dan Davis, La Mirada; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Southerncare Hospice of Brookhaven, 305 N. Jackson St., Brookhaven, MS 39601, or to The Robert and Beverly Lewis Family Cancer Care Center, 1798 N. Garey Ave., Pomona, CA 91767.
Todd Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.
Announcement courtesy of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East.

Viola Bradley
Winder
Viola Bradley, 93, of 133 N. Ridge Drive died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999.
Eberhart & Son Mortuary, Winder, has charge of the arrangements.

Willie R. Favors
Athens
Willie R. Favors, of 165 Kennedy Circle died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999.
Winfrey Mutual Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Frances Hendrix
Athens
Francis Culbertson Hendrix, 74, of 110 Clarke Drive died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East.

Grace Volkman
Crawford
Grace Edwina Volkman, 93, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1999.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, has charge of the arrangements.

Roy Lee Wright
Washington
Roy Lee Wright, of 207 Peter St. died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1999.
Davenport McLendon Mortuary has charge of the arrangements.


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