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Kathlyne Shaw Allen
Loganville
   Kathlyne Shaw Allen, 44, died Saturday, August 8, 1998.
   Mrs. Allen was a daughter of Mickey and Allyne Shaw and was the widow of Charles Philip Allen. She was retired from Gwinnett Medical Center and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.
   Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Smith's Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Ted Dunagan and W.L. Pruett officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include two daughters, Angela Kay Pruett and Ashley Michelle Allen, both of Loganville; a son, Danny Charles Roberts, Loganville; two brothers, Hubert "Allen" Shaw, Lawrenceville, and Mickey Eugene Shaw Jr., Snellville; and three grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mary Brooks
Greensboro
   Mary Elizabeth Collins Brooks, 64, of 2130 Lickskillet Road died Saturday, August 8, 1998.
   A native of Greene County, Mrs. Brooks was a daughter of the late Luther M. Collins and Jessie Callaway and was the widow of Curtis Eugene Brooks Sr. She was a machine operator at Chipman Union and a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Union Point.
   Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Colin Duncan officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include a daughter, Dolores Brooks Hardy, Greensboro; two sons, Curtis Eugene Brooks Jr. and Daniel Lee Brooks, both of Greensboro; a sister, Sarah C. Brooks, Stockbridge; and seven grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be David Brooks, Jerry Callaway, Jimmy Callaway, Billy Callaway, Gerald Strozier and Gene Strozier.
   McCommons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ernest Carl Butler
Athens
   Ernest Carl Butler, 76, of 175 Dennis Drive died Saturday, August 8, 1998.
   A native of Oconee County, Mr. Butler was a son of the late Russ and Mary Ann Dukes Butler. He was a veteran of World War II, of the Baptist faith and a retired paint contractor.
   Funeral services will be 3 p.m. today at Huff Cemetery with the Rev. Elmer Butler officiating. 
   Survivors include a sister, Rosa Lee Young, Bishop; and a brother, Edward Butler, Watkinsville.
   Bridges funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

Etha Collins
Danielsville
   Etha Jurell Evans Collins, 88, of 9700 Wildcat Bridge Road died Friday, August 7, 1998.
   A native of Madison County, Mrs. Collins was a daughter of the late Ozie and Jessie House Evans and the widow of John C. Collins. She was a homemaker and lifetime member of the Bethel M. Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school.
   Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at the 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, Jessie Mae Hilley, Danielsville; three sisters, Lera Booth, Atlanta, Thelma Fortson, Danielsville, and Millie Burroughs, Watkinsville; and four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
   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, Danielsville.
   Pruitte Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pearl Spivey Cox
Athens
   Pearl Spivey Cox, 89, of 801 Riverhill Drive died Wednesday, August 5, 1998.
   A native of Alabama, Mrs. Cox was a daughter of the late Garian M. and Ruth Weeks Spivey and was the widow Richard Harold Tindall and the Rev. A.G. Cox. She was a member of St. James United Methodist Church. She started the Prayer and Share Bible study group at Lanier Gardens, and served as chairman of several groups while she was a resident there.
   Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. James United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kent Reynolds officiating. Burial will be in Gordon's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. 
   Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Dillard, Hull; a son, William Cox, Orlando, Fla.; and four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.
   Pallbearers will be Mike Bridges, Tommy Dillard, Dick Southerland, and Scott Thompson.
   The family will receive friends 4-6 p.m. today at Bridges Funeral Home.

Mary E.F. Gaines 
Elberton
   Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Freeman Gaines, 75, of 410 Elm St. died Friday, August 7, 1998.
   Mrs. Gaines was a daughter of the late Ezra Freeman and Desore Boggs Freeman and was the widow of Joe Carl Gaines. She was a retired telephone operator and member of the Elberton First United Methodist Church, the Lena Childs Sunday School Class, and the Elbert Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
   Funeral services will be 3 p.m. today at the Elberton First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Wallace E. Wheeles and Robert Boggs officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in Forest Hills Park Cemetery.
   Survivors include five sisters-in-law, Willene Tucker, Murfreesboro, Tenn., Mary Lee Bosco, Wellford, S.C., Sara Waide, Trenton, and Norma Haston and Betty Smith, both of Elberton.
   Pallbearers will be Donnie Haston, Dennis Haston, Barry Haston, Rodney Higginbotham, Carl Higginbotham and Jason Vincent.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Elbert Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Fund.
   The family is at the residence, 410 Elm St., Elberton.
   Berry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Catherine V. Gartseff
Athens
   Catherine Gartseff died Friday, August 7, 1998.
   A native of Alabama, Ms. Gartseff was a member of the Cathedral Church of the Advent. She held a masters degree in library science. She was a graduate of Shades Valley High School and Samford University. She received her masters degree from Peabody College in Nashville, Tenn. She was employed by the University of Georgia libraries for 31 years and sang in the Athens Choral Society.
   Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cathedral Church of the Advent.
   Survivors include her mother, Alexandra Gartseff, Homewood, Ala.; a sister, Valerie Gartseff; and a brother, George Gartseff.
   Notice courtesy of Valley Chapel, Homewood, Ala.

John Oliver Morrison
Hartwell
   John Oliver Morrison, 90, of 2403 Liberty Hill Road died Friday, August 7, 1998.
   A native of Hart County, Mr. Morrison was a son of the late John H. and Annie Still Morrison and the widower of Rosa Lee Cade Morrison. He was a member and deacon of Cedar Spring Baptist Church, and a member of the Community Singing Convention.
   Funeral services will be 4 p.m. today at Cedar Spring Baptist Church with the Revs. Roy Allen, Robert Davenport, and S.T. Grimes officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 3 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Roxie Rucker Morrison; three daughters, Bernice Craft and Lola Simmons, both of Hartwell, and Carrie Johnson, Anderson, S.C.; eight sons, John H. Morrison, George Morrison, James T. Morrison, Douglas Morrison, all of Hartwell, Joe Morrison, Ronald Morrison, and William Morrison, all of Atlanta, and the Rev. Marion Morrison, of Anderson, S.C.; a brother, Judie Vester Morrison, Pittsburg, Penn.; and 61 grandchildren.
   The family is at the home of Bernice Craft and Lola Simmons, 2403 Liberty Hill Road, Hartwell.
   Mack's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Ethel Jordan Parker
Rural Hall, N.C.
   Sarah Ethel Jordan Parker, 87, died Thursday, August 6, 1998.
   A native of Banks County, Mrs. Parker was a daughter of the late John and Viola Harper Jordan and the widow of Oliver Parker. She was a homemaker and member of Hillside Baptist Church. 
   Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at Rock Springs Baptist Church, Lula, with the Revs. Billy Harris and Curtis Carpenter officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Imogene Manning, Rural Hall, N.C., and Viola Evelyn Campbell, Gillsville; and 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
   McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.

Caroline Riley
Commerce
   Caroline Riley, 66, died Friday, August 7, 1998.
   Ms. Riley was a retired registered nurse from BJC Medical Center.
   Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald Paulson officiating.
   Survivors include a sister, Mildred Bell, N.C., and a niece.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your favorite charity.
   The family will receive friends 1-2:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Glenn Ford White
Eastanollee
   Glenn Ford White, 28, of Race Track Road died Thursday, August 6, 1998.
   A native of Houston, Texas, Mr. White was a son of J.B. and Janice Judy Standridge White and was married to Angela Martin White. He was of the Christian faith and was a production supervisor with Fieldale for nine years. He was a 1987 graduate of Habersham Central High School.
   Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Rock Creek Baptist Church, Toccoa with the Rev. Leon Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to his wife and parents, include a daughter, Tiffany Brooke White, Eastanollee; two sisters, Sheila McDaniel and Linda White, both of Spring, Texas; a brother, Dale Dockery, Spring, Texas; a grandmother, Ruth Standridge, Toccoa; and three nieces and a nephew.
   Honorary pallbearers will be Fieldale employees.
   The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Whitlock Mortuary, Toccoa.

Grady A. Beal
Madison
   Grady Atkinson Beal, 82, of 1391 Apalachee Road died Sunday, August 9, 1998.
   A native of Morgan County, Mr. Beal was a son of the late Pearl Alice Pugh and Austin B. Beal. He was a dairy farmer.
   Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Almond Cemetery with the Revs. Ralph Mabrey and Ann Nell Fletcher officiating. 
   Survivors include two sisters, Alice Beal and Clyde Thrasher, both of Madison, and a brother, J.W. Beal, Greensboro.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Simmons Funeral Home.

Benton Canady 
Swainsboro
   Benton McCowan Canady, 22, died Saturday, August 8, 1998.
   A native of Bibb County, Mr. Canady was a son of Carol Clary-Tapley and Larry Canady. He graduated from Swainsboro High School in 1994, was a member of the SHS Golf Team and was a 1998 graduate of the University of Georgia. He was employed by Handi House Financial, was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Swainsboro Men's Golf Association.
   Funeral services will be 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Sonia Sullivan and Dave Spencer officiating. Burial will be in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. 
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his stepmother, Regina Canady, Swainsboro; a sister, Bunny Dudley, Cartersville; two brothers, Mac Canady and Corey Canady, both of Swainsboro; paternal grandparents, Luther "Pete" and Grace Canady, Swainsboro; and step-grandparents, C.J. and Florence Bedgood, Swainsboro.
   Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Swainsboro Men's Golf Association, members of the 1994 Swainsboro High School Golf Team and the 1994 Swainsboro High School Senior Class.
   Memorials may be made to the Benton Canady Scholarship Fund or to the American Cancer Society.
   Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Timothy L. Carlock
Athens
   Timothy Lamar Carlock, 33, died Wednesday, August 6, 1998.
   A native of Rock Spring, Mr. Carlock was a son of Val Nahikian and Fred L. Carlock. He was a graduate of LaFayette High School and Dalton College. He served as President of the North Georgia Alzheimer's Association and a member of the Board of Directors of the North Georgia Woman's Crisis Center. He also worked as an RN in Geriatric Psychiatry.
   Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday at Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette. The Revs. Mike Mims and Terry Fleming officiated. Burial was in Rock Spring Cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his stepmother, Joan Carlock, Rock Spring; stepfather, Nick Nahikian, Haysville, N.C.; two brothers, Tom L. Carlock, Athens, and Greg L. Carlock, LaFayette; two sisters, Chrisi Lyles, Chatsworth, and Carol Charles, Calhoun; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Carlock, Rock Spring, and John Blevins, Rossville.
   Pallbearers were Joey Charles, Jeff Potts, Clay Howard, Skip Purcell, Tim Westbrook, and Joe Sorey.

Annie F. Clark
Elberton
   Annie Fields Clark, 81, died Saturday, August 8, 1998.
   A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Clark was a daughter of the late James Milford and Annie Jewell Carter Fields and wife of John Howell Clark. She was a homemaker and member of Harmony Baptist Church.
   Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Elmhurst Cemetery with the Rev. Donald Mulkey officiating.
   Survivors, in addition to her husband, include three sisters, Mattie Lena Eavenson, Elberton, Winifred Wingard, Bartow, Fla., and Erma Jeanne Cooper, Concord, N.C., and a brother, Carter Bailey Fields, Brandon, Fla.
   The family is at the home, 1712 Harmony Road, Elberton.
   Hicks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bobby Joe Cobb
Colbert
   Bobby Joe Cobb, 59, died Saturday, August 8, 1998.
   Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Northside Chapel Funeral Directors, Roswell/Alpharetta, with the Rev. Monroe Gunter officiating. Burial will be in Alpharetta Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Judy Cobb; two stepsons Ronald E. Watson, Kennesaw, and Shawn M. Watson, Colbert; and a sister, Ann Durham.
   The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. today and Tuesday at the funeral home.

Rev. T.E. Hogan
Cleveland
   The Rev. T.E. Hogan, 83, died Saturday, August 8, 1998.
   A native of Bartow County, the Rev. Hogan was a son of the late Joel Carter Hogan and Sally Ann Smith Hogan. He was ordained into the gospel ministry on Sept. 3, 1939 and pastored the following churches over a period of 59 years: Cave Spring Church of God, Cartersville Church of God, Sugar Valley Church of God, Cochran Church of God, Shannon Church of God, Cooper Heights Church of God, Demorest Church of God, and Yonah Church of God. He was a gospel music songwriter, a member of the Habersham County Ministerial Association, and a radio pastor for 35 years. He was a member of the Demorest Church of God.
   Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Demorest Church of God with the Revs. Darvin Slaton, Gene Moore, Paul Stover, and Phil Pearson officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Yonah Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include his wife, Sarah Opal Plunkett Hogan; three daughters, Barbara Sue York and Faye Zimmerman, both of Cornelia, and Patsy "Pat" Tapley, Chatsworth; two sons, Jimmy Hogan, Rome, and Tony Lamar Hogan, Lawrenceville; a sister, Julia Thomas, Rome; a brother, Paul L. Hogan; and 12 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
   Memorials may be made to Demorest Church of God, P.O. Box 69, Demorest, Ga. 30535.
   The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin.

Rosezena Lawrence
White Plains
   Rosezena Lawrence, 79, of 1061 Hickory Lane died Wednesday, August 5, 1998.
   A native of Greene County, Mrs. Lawrence was a daughter of the late Zena Reid Dunn and Ed Dunn and widow of Emanuel Lawrence. She was a member of Second Baptist Church. Two children preceded her in death.
   Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Second Baptist Church with the Rev. James Collins officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include three daughters, Margaret Cossingham, Long Island, N.Y., Inez Washington and Betty Dorch, both of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a sister, Sallie Lou Dunn, Atlanta; a brother, Willie Edd Dunn, White Plains; and 28 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today at Watts Funeral Home, Union Point.

Ruby Wood Piercy 
Martin
   Ruby Wood Piercy, 87, of 554 Cherokee Ridge died Saturday, August 8, 1998.
   Mrs. Piercy was a daughter of the late Pearl Stephens and Roscoe Wood and widow of Lyman B. Piercy. She was a retired ninth-grade math teacher from the North Little Rock, Ark. school system. She was a member of Toccoa First Baptist Church and Beech Haven Baptist Church, where she was very active in church activities.
   Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Revs. Stewart Simms and Henry Fields officiating. Burial will be Wednesday in Lakeview Cemetery, Providence, Ky.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Nancy Piercy, Zionsville, Ind.; a daughter and son-in-law, Helen and the Rev. Robert Pless, Martin; and five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Ollie Mae Adams Venable 
Nicholson
   Ollie Mae Adams Nicholson, 83, of 1661 Sanford Road died Saturday, August 8, 1998.
   A native of Madison County, Mrs. Venable was a daughter of the late Joseph and Julia Howington Adams and widow of Carl Venable. She was a member of Nicholson Baptist Church.
   Funeral services will be 3 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Revs. Darrell Dale and Allen Seagraves officiating. Burial will be in Howington Cemetery.
   Survivors include a son, Tom my Venable, Nicholson; two stepdaughters, Juanita Griffeth and Annette Sanders, both of Athens; a stepson, Bill Venable, Commerce; and five grandchildren, nine step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, 19 step-great-grandchildren, and three step-great-great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the residence of Tommy Venable, 1665 Sanford Road, Nicholson.

Julia B. Brown
Athens
   Julia B. Brown of 375 North Billups St. died Sunday, August 9, 1998.
   Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Ella Mae Hines
Comer
   Ella Mae Hines of 816 Clairmont Ave. died Sunday, August 9, 1998.
   Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home will announce arrangements.


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