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Annie Bond
Lenoir, N.C.
   Annie Myrtice Crowe Bond, 89, died Friday, Aug. 7, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Bond was a daughter of the late Simpson Marvin and Cora Roach Crowe. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethpage Baptist Church, Kannapolis, N.C.
   Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Fred Boozer officiating. Burial will be in Zidon Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include two daughters, Louise Boozer, Lenoir, N.C., and Lorene McConnell, Commerce; a brother, Starks Crowe, Davidson; two sisters, Lois Crowe and Minnie Perry, both of Davidson, N.C.; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the home of Lorene McConnell, 2725 Maysville Road, Commerce, and will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Frank Brooks Sr.
Rutledge
   Frank Brooks Sr., 101, of Route 1, Fairplay Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1998.
   Mr. Brooks was a native of Greene County.
   Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at McHughes Hill Baptist Church, Madison, with the Rev. G.C. Brown officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include three sons, Lent "Bear" Brooks and Albert Brooks, both of Rutledge, and Steve Torey, Miami; a sister, Fannie L. Brooks, Greensboro; nine grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.

Estelle Carpine
Hull
   Estelle Carpine, 82, of 119 Bellhaven Lane died Thursday, Aug. 6, 1998.
   A native of Worth County, Mrs. Carpine was a daughter of the late W.A. and Ida Lee Peacock Griffin and was the widow of Michael Carpine. She was a retired bookkeeper for Union Oil Co. and a member of Victory Baptist Church.
   Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Whitehall Baptist Church with the Rev. Buford Lockman officiating.
   Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Kent, Hull; two sisters, Jeannette Hazelton, Norway, Maine, and Shirley Ann Bowan, Pell City, Ala.; four brothers, Lloyd Griffin, Summerfield, Fla., Bobby Griffin, Buford, and W.A. Griffin and Earl Griffin, both of Zephyrhills, Fla.; eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild and nieces and nephews.
   Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Mary's Hospice.
   Lord & Stephens Funeral Home East, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.

Wilder F. Cheek
Toccoa
   Wilder Mae Fulbright Cheek, 93, of 5982 Oak Valley Road died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Cheek was a daughter of the late William Lester and Lula Medlin Fulbright and was the widow of Joe B. Cheek. She was a member of Pentecostal Holiness Church.
   Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Revs. Don Scott and Fred Kendrick officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m.
   Survivors include a daughter, Mae Bell Payne, Toccoa; two sons, Lewis Cheek, Omaha, Neb., and Verion Cheek, Toccoa; three sisters, Macie Deal, Jewell Powers an Leola Hughes, all of Toccoa; two brothers, Clinton Fulbright and Angres Fulbright, both of Toccoa; four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   Pallbearers will be Eddie Powers, Jeff Carter, Ray Dean Cox, Jason Smith, Wesley Smith and Chuck McGee.
   The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Verlon Cheek, Oak Valley Road.
   Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Etha Collins
Danielsville
   Etha Jurell Evans Collins, 88, of 9700 Wildcat Bridge Road died Friday, Aug. 7, 1998.
   Mrs. Collins was born in Madison County on May 20, 1910, a daughter of the late Ozie and Jessie House Evans. She was a homemaker and lifetime member of Bethel M. Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years. Her loving husband was the late John C. Collins.
   Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at Bethel M. Baptist Church with the Revs. Robert L. Thomas and Williard Crider officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Jessie Mae and Waymon Hilley, Danielsville; seven grandchildren, Mark and Stefanie Hilley, David and Marilyn Hilley, and Jenny and Alan Parham, all of Danielsville, and Donna Hilley, Hull; three sisters, Lera Booth, Atlanta, Thelma Fortson, Danielsville, and Millie Burroughs, Watkinsville; and six great-grandchildren, Mason Parham, John Parham, Kelly Parham, Nicole Hilley, Kayla Hilley and Caitlin Hilley.
   Pallbearers will be Mark Hilley, David Hilley, Mason Parham, John Parham, Alan Parham and Roger Collins.
   The family is at the home of Jenny and Alan Parham, Georgia Highway 281, and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston.

Ruth M. Cornelison
Winder
   Ruth M. Cornelison, 83, of 263 E. May St. died Thursday, Aug. 6, 1998.
   A native of Jeff Davis County, Mrs. Cornelison was a daughter of the late Neil S. and Ella Clements Murray and was the widow of B.W. Cornelison Sr.
   Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Wise-Connolly Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Wagnon officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Forest Park.
   Survivors include two children, Derrell C. Fields, Phoenix, Ariz., and W. F. Cornelison, Winter Haven, Fla.; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Frederick F. Dole
Athens
   Frederick F. Dole, 62, of 111 College Station Road died Thursday, Aug. 6, 1998.
   A native of Cook County, Ill., Mr. Dole was a son of the late Frederick Lincoln and Hanna Svec Dole. An Army veteran, he was a personnel director and of the Protestant faith.
   Private memorial services will be later.
   Survivors include his wife, Sharon Frances Knapstein Dole; a daughter, Jennifer Vaz, North Augusta, S.C.; two sons, Jeffrey Dole, Savannah, and Christopher Dole, Nashville, Tenn.; and three grandchildren.
   Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Laura Fortson
Elberton
   Laura Willena Harper Fortson of 111-A Mill St. died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 1998.
   Mrs. Fortson was a daughter of the late Sid and Corrine Cade Harper and was the widow of John Sam Fortson Sr. She was a member of Lofton Grove Baptist Church.
   Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Lofton Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. John Strong and Larry Harper officiating. Burial will be in Lincoln Heights Cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m.
   Survivors include four daughters, Laura Tate, Wilma Forston and Ethel Fortson, all of Elberton, and Willie Lorraine Barnett, West Palm Beach, Fla.; five sons, John Sam Fortson Jr., West Palm Beach, Fla., and Bennie Leon Fortson Sr., Charles Fortson, Jimmy Fortson and Stanley Fortson, all of Elberton; four sisters, Carrie Ann Harper, Betty Jones, Catherine Murray and Peggy Hill, all of Elberton; four brothers, Sid Harper Jr. and Luther Harper, both of Elberton, Herman Mattox, Gastonia, N.C., and Edward Mattox, Charlotte, N.C.; 21 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Stanley Tate, Jeremiah Fortson, Mario Hill, Dallas Fortson, Rodney J. Harper and John Fortson. Flower bearers will be Patrice Tate, Trita DuBose, Sherica Lewis, Trita Fortson, Chekeeta Fortson and LeAndreya Barnett. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Heard, Randy Thompson, Jim Hill, Willie J. Barnett, Alonzo Heard and George Brawner. Honorary flower bearers will be Dorothy Allen, Genelle Tolbert, Ruby Fortson, Lorine Allen, Cora Eberhardt and Alice Hall.
   C.W. Phelps Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bruce Harbin
Toccoa
   Bruce "Skeet" Harbin, 44, of 103 Pound St. died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1998.
   A native of Stephens County, Mr. Harbin was a son of Lois A. Harbin and Charlie Williams. He was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, where he serve on the usher board, and employed by Norfolk Southern Railroad Co.
   Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Mount Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles White officiating. Burial will be in Toccoa City Cemetery.
   Survivors include three daughters, Kushana Harbin, Kedda Harbin and Monique Rivers, all of Toccoa; three sisters, Joan Fortson, Carolyn Harbin and Martha L. Moore, all of Toccoa; and two brothers, Charles Williams, New Jersey, and Nathaniel Williams, Ocala, Fla.
   The family is at the home of Sandra Harbin, 7272 Defoor Road.
   Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Rebecca Hester
Toccoa
   Rebecca Lindsey Hester, 79, of 239 Dogwood Lane died Friday, Aug. 7, 1998.
   A native of Baltimore, Mrs. Hester was a daughter of the late James Clinton and Margaret Gemeney Lindsey and was the widow of Richard Lawrence Hester. She was a registered nurse, having received her degree from the University of Tennessee. She was a first lieutenant in World War II, having served with the U.S. Army Medical Corps. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Toccoa, United Methodist Women, Veterans of Foreign Wars 4346 and Toccoa Cotillion Club. She had served on the Altar Guild and, prior to retirement, was in charge of medical records at Stephens County Hospital.
   Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Revs. Bob Partridge and Jack Lamb officiating. Burial will be in Toccoa Cemetery.
   Survivors include a son, Larry Hester, Saratoga, Calif.; a sister, Elsie Peters, Richmond, Va.; a brother, Kirk Lindsey, Alexandria, Va.; and nieces and nephews.
   The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Toccoa.

Emily A. Hilliard
Canon
   Emily Agnew Hilliard, 83, of 5271 Georgia Highway 17 died Thursday, Aug. 6, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Hilliard was a daughter of the late Perry and Annie Jordan Agnew and was the widow of Dr. Bryon Hilliard. She was a homemaker and a member of Canon Universalist-Unitarian Church.
   Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Scott Wells and William David officiating.
   Survivors include two daughters, Linda VanHelden, Athens, and Mariana Chamberlain, Hampton; a son, Michael Elliott Hilliard, Baldwin; two sisters, Agnes Ann Martin, Canon, and Gloria Mills, Richmond, Va.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

William Norris
Toccoa
   William David Norris, 78, of Route 1, Georgia Highway 106 died Friday, Aug. 7, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mr. Norris was a son of the late Pearl Brown Norris and Sanford Norris Sr. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church and retired after 42 years from Toccoa Casket.
   Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Whitlock Mortuary with the Revs. W.L. Anthony and Ken Fonclara officiating. Burial will be in Nails Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Mildred Ayers Norris; a daughter, Bonnie Norris, Nicholson; three sons, Henry Norris and Alvin Norris, both of Toccoa, and John Norris, Carnesville; a sister, Margaret Neal, Eastanollee; two brothers, John Norris and Sanford Norris Jr., both of Toccoa; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the residence and at the home of Henry Norris, 314 Hayes St., and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the mortuary.

Marie Parker
Danielsville
   Marie Ann Doiron Parker, 61, of 201 Mount Zion Road died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1998.
   A native of Suffolk County, Mass., Mrs. Parker was a daughter of the late John Alexander and Anna Cross Doiron. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Diane Parker. She was a salesperson with Hancock Fabric Co. and of the Catholic faith.
   Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Wayne Douglas officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include her husband, Donald Colin Parker Sr.; two daughters, Joan Elizabeth Frazier, Stockbridge, and Lynn Marie Stevens, Ila; four sons, David Scott Parker and James Allen Parker, both of Ila, and Donald C. Parker Jr. and John Raymond Parker Sr., both of Boston; a sister, Joan Bartlett, Ila; and 15 grandchildren.
   The family is at the home of David Parker, 299 Mount Zion Road.
   Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.

Hortense Rogers
Bethlehem
   Hortense Boyd Rogers, 77, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 1998.
   Mrs. Rogers was a daughter of the late Claude and Mary Jane P. Boyd. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Black. She was a member of Bethlehem First United Methodist Church and the church's women's club and was employed for 12 years by the Barrow County Tag Office.
   Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Bethlehem First UMC with the Revs. Becki Jones, Steve Dodson and Kelly Brisendine officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include her husband, Ed Rogers; a sister, Gwendolyn Evans, Winder; four brothers, J.P. Boyd, Bethlehem, Billy Boyd, Winder, Donnie Boyd, Bonaire, and George Boyd, Loganville; and a grandson.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethlehem First United Methodist Church.
   Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.

Lt. Col. Ed Rudowske
Watkinsville
   Retired Lt. Col. Edward Frederick Rudowske, 76, of 11 White Lane died Thursday, Aug. 6, 1998.
   A native of Berrien Springs, Mich., Mr. Rudowske was a son of the late Carl and Pauline Schmaltz Rudowske. He was an Air Force veteran who served as a B-24 pilot during World War II and later managed the Social Security office in Winder. He was a member of Mars Hill Baptist Church and the Air Force Association.
   Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Mars Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Jim Bolton officiating. Entombment with military honors will be in Evergreen Memorial Park, Athens.
   Survivors include his wife, Viola H. Rudowske; a daughter, Sharon Albrecht, West Lafayette, Ind.; five sons, Carl Rudowske, Colorado Springs, Colo., Gregory Rudowske, Watkinsville, John Rudowske, Statesboro, Mark Rudowske, Longwood, Fla., and Keith Rudowske, Ellaville; two sisters, Helen Sherburn, Berrien Springs, Mich., and Elsie Strefling, Niles, Mich.; 11 grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   Memorials may be made to a favorite charity or the Mars Hill Baptist Church Building Fund.
   Lord & Stephens Funeral Home West, Bogart, will announce arrangements.

P.C. "Pap" Smith
Lavonia
   Perry Clifford "Pap" Smith of 429 Tom Bartlett Road died Thursday, Aug. 6, 1998.
   A native of Madison County, Mr. Smith was a son of the late Will and Nervie Brown Smith. He was a retired painting contractor and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, the Men's Bible Sunday School Class and Harvester's Club.
   Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Bobby Jones and Richard Dickson officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Mary Fae Floyd Smith; a daughter, Jimmie Ann Brown, Royston; a brother, Jack Smith; a grandson and four great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the residence.

Dorene Brightwell
Union Point
   Dorene Brightwell of 1109 Watson Ave. died Friday, Aug. 7, 1998.
   Watts Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Thomas McCord
Dewy Rose
   Thomas Edward McCord, 66, of 317 Parks Brown Road died Friday, Aug. 7, 1998.
   Mack's Funeral Home, Hartwell, will announce arrangements.

John Morrison
Hartwell
   John Morrison, 90, of 2403 Liberty Hill Road died Friday, Aug. 7, 1998.
   Mack's Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Glenn White
Eastanollee
   Glenn White, 28, of Race Track Road died Thursday, Aug. 6, 1998.
   Whitlock Mortuary, Toccoa, will announce arrangements.


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