David C. Elrod Jr.
David C. Elrod, 61, of 53 Homer St. died Sunday, Aug.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Elrod was a son of the
late David Columbus and Mary Clementine Burk Elrod. He was a body and fender
Services were Tuesday at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce,
with Jerry Payne officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Gardens,
Survivors include his wife, Annette Owensby Elrod; a daughter,
Penny Lord, Maysville; a son, Steven Elrod, Maysville; a brother, B.T.
Elrod, Commerce; and a grandchild.
David "Hershel" Elrod, 66, of 7904 Maysville Road died
Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Elrod was a son of the
late David Columbus and Mary Clementine Burke Elrod. He was a body and
Services were Tuesday in Sunrise Cemetery with the Rev.
Gerald Mitton officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Smith Elrod; a son, Terry
Elrod, Duluth; a brother, B.T. Elrod, Commerce; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association,
One Corporate Square, Atlanta, Ga. 30329.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
Walter 'Wash' Green Sr.
Walter Washington "Wash" Green Sr., 50, of 261 Howard
Road died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Green was a son of the
late Kathleen Williams Green and Dr. Donarell Green Jr. He received a B.S.
degree from the University of Georgia, served in the Vietnam War, was a
member of Alpha Pi Alpha fraternity and First African Methodist Church
and a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3910. He had obtained
the rank as master trooper with the Georgia State Patrol.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First AME Church
with the Rev. W.R. Wilkes Jr. officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery, Elberton. The body will
be placed in the church at 10 a.m.
Survivors include his wife, Gwendolynn Green; a
daughter, Kathleen Green, Watkinsville; two sons, Walter Washington Green
Jr. and Claiborne Gordon Green, both of Watkinsville; three stepchildren,
Michael McLean, Stevyn McLean and Stephanie Fuller, all of Hull; four sisters,
Harriet Green Church and Wilucia Green, both of Athens, and Kayrell G.
Clark and Margie Turner, both of Atlanta; a brother, Donarell Green III,
Athens; and nieces and nephews.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of
Charles Herty Hooper Sr.
Charles Herty Hooper, a long time resident of Athens who
had lived with his son and family in Atlanta for the past two years, died
Monday, Aug. 17, 1998.
He was born in Mannheim, Germany, on April 5, 1904, while
his father, William D. Hooper, a professor of Latin at
the University of Georgia, was studying at Heidelberg University. Mr. Hooper
was named for his uncle, Dr. Charles Holmes Herty, a noted scientist and
educator who was the originator and first coach of the University of Georgia
football team. Mr. Hooper's family moved back to Athens when he was five
months old, and he lived here for most of his life. He graduated from the
University of Georgia in 1926, having been a member of the varsity tennis
team in 1925-26. He attended graduate school at Yale University.
He was employed at Southern Bell, Retail Credit Co., and
during the 1930s he taught school at both Riverside and Darlington prep
schools. He also served as assistant superintendent of the Civilian Conservation
Corps camps in South Georgia, where he met his wife, Eloise. He was called
to military active duty during World War II and remained in the Army, retiring
as a Lieutenant Colonel. He later retired from the University of Georgia,
having held a number of administrative positions.
He was a life-long member of the First Presbyterian Church
of Athens and a member of the Kiwanis Club of Athens since 1952.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19,
1998, at the First Presbyterian Church of Athens, with burial in Oconee
Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his son, Charles H. Hooper Jr., grandsons
James E. Perry II, Daniel C. Perry, Charles H. Hooper III and Joseph P.
Hooper, and son-in-law, Malcolm Flanagan. Honorary pallbearers will be
members of the Hooper Bible Class of the First Presbyterian Church and
the Kiwanis Club of Athens.
Survivors include daughter Eloise Hooper Flanagan of Carrollton,
son Charles Herty Hooper Jr. of Atlanta, four grandsons and several nieces
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First
Presbyterian Church of Athens, 185 E. Hancock Ave., Athens, Ga. 30601,
or the Kiwanis Club of Athens, P.O. Box 6492, Athens, Ga. 30604.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Andrew Jackson "Jack" Stovall, 86, of 2779 Ridge Road
died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Stovall was a son of the
late Lester W. and Mallie Lewis Stovall and was the widower of Susie Mae
Dooley Stovall. He was retired from the Georgia State Highway Maintenance
Department and a farmer. He was a member of the Milltown Baptist Church.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Strickland Funeral
Home with the Revs. Hulon Bryant and Luther Kay officiating. Burial will
be in Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Betty Stovall, of the
home, and Linda Nix, Winder; a son, Gene Stovall, Hartwell; a sister, Ruby
Massey, Hartwell; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Stovall,
789 Old U.S. Highway 29.
Sidney Tidwell, 88, of 294 Buford Place died Monday, Aug.
A native of Macon, Mr. Tidwell was a son of the late Arthur
Walton and Nannie Smith Tidwell. He attended Mercer University and was
a licensed funeral director retired from Snow's Memorial Chapels. He was
a member of Vineville Baptist Church, Baraaca Sunday School Class, Macon
Masonic Lodge 5, York Rite, Scottish Rite, Macon Lions Club, Macon Touchdown
Club and the Al Sihah Shrine Temple, where he was a member of the Jester's
Services will be at 11 a.m. today in Riverside Cemetery
with the Revs. Ben Hagood, Ron Holland and Loyd Landrum officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Irene Farren Tidwell; three
daughters, Stella T. Avret, Decatur, Edwina T. Ferguson, Athens, and Sidney
T. Milner, Winston-Salem, N.C.; a sister, Marion T. Packard, Nashua, N.H.;
eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Vineville
Baptist Church, 2591 Vineville Ave., Macon, Ga. 31204.
Snow's Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Frances Boyd Wright died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998.
Mrs. Wright was the widow of Lefus V. Wright. She attended
Wesleyan College, Macon, and was a graduate of Atlanta Law School. She
was a non-practicing attorney and a former member of the Georgia State
Barber and Beauty Board. She had operated businesses in Walton and Barrow
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist
Church with the Rev. Larry Rary officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill
Survivors include a daughter, Dottie V. Nader, Orlando,
Fla.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday
at Wise-Connolly Funeral Home.
Thomas Haskell Fowler, 78, of 2544 Nickville Road, died
Thursday August 20, 1998.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Fowler was a son of the
late Ezra E. and Livy Berryman Fowler and was preceded in death by sons
Jerrald David Fowler, Larry Wayne Fowler, and Bobby Jason Fowler. He was
a retired builder and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of
the Bowman Church of God where he was a member of the Board of Trustees
and Seniors Sunday School Class.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bowman
Church of God with the Revs. Sam Cutshell and Leon Suttles officiating.
Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Bowman.
Survivors include his wife, Bessie Mae LaCount Fowler;
a son, Paul Thomas Fowler, Dewy Rose; brothers Winfred Fowler, Danielsville;
Lendon Fowler and George Fowler, both of Ila; Ray Fowler, Athens; and David
Fowler, Loganville; sisters Lucille Dove, Eunice Chastain, and Evette Cleveland,
all from Danielsville; two grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and one
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m Friday at the
Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston.
Marie Randolph, 87, of 220 Glen Haven Avenue, died Wednesday,
August 19, 1998.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Randolph was the widow
of Nathaniel Randolph and preceded in death by a son, Luther Winfrey.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, at Hill First
Baptist Church, with the Rev. Benjamin G. Rivers officiating. Burial will
be at East Lawn Cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m.
Survivors include daughter-in-law Jessie Mae Winfrey,
two step-granddaughters, one step-grandson, and a host of cousins, relatives
Mutual Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jerome Paul Smith II
Jerome Paul Smith II, 25, of 454 Brittany Harbor, died
Friday, August 7, 1998.
A native of Fulton County, Mr. Smith was a son of Jerome
Paul Smith Sr. and Martha Barbar Smith of Decatur
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Faith
Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. Joe Renfro officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a brother,
Seth Smith, Decatur; a sister, Heather Smith, Decatur; grandparents, Sarah
Barber, Dallas, and Mary Lee Smith, Austell.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Priscilla Ann Ware
Priscilla Ann Ware, 38, of 815 Harrison Square, Apt. 11,
died Monday, August 17, 1998.
A native of Athens, Ms. Ware was the daughter of Charles
Bailey and the late Avis Ware Evans. She was a 1978 graduate of Clarke
Central High School and a member of Timothy Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, at
Timothy Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry F. Hutchins officiating. Burial
will be at the Robinson Cemetery.
Survivors include a sister, Paula R. Evans, Gainesville;
two nieces; seven aunts; two uncles and one great-aunt.
The family is at 580 Timothy Road, Athens. Jackson McWhorter
Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Carol Ann Overath
Carol Ann Overath, 36, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998. Bridges
Funeral Home will announce arrangements.
Annie Mary Bolton
Annie Mary Bolton, 86, of Charlie Bolton Road died Saturday,
August 22, 1998.
A native of Clarke County, Ms. Bolton was a daughter of
the late Charles M. and Annie Barber Bolton. She was a graduate of the
University of Georgia and a retired teacher, having taught in Fulton and
Oglethorpe Counties. She was a member of Winterville First Baptist Church
and Coile Sunday School Class.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Winterville Cemetery
with the Rev. Rick Standard officiating.
Survivors include a niece, Ann Henderson, Riverdale; and
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of
Reba S. Couch, 57, of 3931 Nowhere Road died Saturday,
Aug. 22, 1998.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Couch was a daughter
of the late Thomas and Mary Baty Freeman. She worked at Reliance for a
number of years and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be 4 p.m. Monday at Pruitte Funeral Home,
Royston, with the Revs. Robert Passmore and Billy Pittman officiating.
Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Royston.
Survivors include a daughter, Pat Archer, Nicholson; a
son, Curtis Couch, Tifton; a sister, Annette Callahan, Royston; a brother,
Tommy Freeman, Elberton; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the
funeral home. The family is at the home of Annette Callahan, 140 Adams
Carl Davis, 84, of 531 Collins Road died Friday, Aug.
A native of Oconee County, S.C., Mr. Davis was a son of
the late John George and Ollie Long Davis. He was a World War II veteran
having served in the U.S. Navy and retired from WABCO after thirty years
of service. He was a member of Unity Baptist Church and Veterans of Foreign
Wars Post No. 4346.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Unity Baptist Church
Cemetery with the Rev. Thomas Blackwell officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Smith Davis; a son, Russell
Davis, Clarkesville; four sisters, Clara Moore, West Union, S.C., Gertrude
Lee, Newry, S.C., Edith Scroti, Canada, and Edna Johnson, Jonesboro; two
grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Henry Lee, Beiman Lee, Carl Lee, Harry
Stowe, Kevin Turner, Brian Philips and Kevin Phillips. Pallbearers are
asked to assemble at the funeral home at 2 p.m.
The family will be at the residence.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Elaine Dean, 62, of 127 John Street, died Tuesday, Aug.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Dean was the daughter
of the late Joe and Willie Goolsby. She was a member of St. Paul C.M.E.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul C.M.E. Church
with the Revs. Charles Mack, Christopher Johnson and Troy Waymon officiating.
The body will be placed in the church an hour before service. Burial will
be in the East Lawn Cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Angela Freeman, Decatur,
Pamela L. Dean and Jennifer C. Dean, Athens; three sons, Amos Dean Jr.,
James Dean, Athens, Charles Dean, Chesapeake, Va.; three sisters, Maude
Lee Maddox, Hamilton, Oh., Lucy Smith and Gloria Little, Athens; seven
brothers, Jimmy Goolsby, Cincinnati, Charlie Goolsby, Newport News, Va.,
James Goolsby, Springfield, Mass., Lloyd Goolsby, Cleveland Goolsby, Donald
Goolsby and Stanley Goolsby, all of Athens; 11 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Herbert Talmadge Hutto
Herbert Talmadge Hutto, beloved husband of Frances Landry
Hutto, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998.
Mr. Hutto was born in Dodge County and graduated from
Fitzgerald High School. After serving in the U.S. Air Force during the
Korean Conflict, he attended Northeastern University, Boston. Upon graduation
from the University of Georgia School of Law, he joined the law firm of
Fortson, Bentley and Griffin and remained in the practice of law until
He was preceded in death by his parents, mother Essie
Mae Mullis McLeod; stepfather, James H. McLeod, Eastman; and his father,
Durwood Alton Hutto, Fitzgerald. Mr. Hutto was a member of St. James United
Methodist Church, the State Bar of Georgia serving on various committees,
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association serving as Vice President and on various
committees, the Western Bar Association, Past President, American Bar Association
and the American Judicature Society.
He is survived by his wife, Frances Landry Hutto; four
sons and daughters-in-law; Bryan Scott and Quincy Brewer Hutto, Athens,
Herbert Talmadge Hutto Jr. (Tal) and Julianne Harrison Hutto, Bogart, Kevin
Eugene Hutto, Douglas, and Kenneth Landry Hutto, Athens. Survivors also
include five grandchildren, Bryan Scott Hutto Jr., Joseph Landry Hutto,
Landry Katherine Hutto, Wesley McLeod Hutto and Kyle Harrison Hutto; father-in-law
Horace I. Landry, Waltham; four sister-in-laws, Muriel Landry Rowe, Anderson,
Ruth G. Landry Potas, Waltham, Betty Jean Landry, Methuen, and Eleanor
Long; a brother-in-law, Charles A. Rowe; several aunts, uncles, nieces,
nephews and cousins.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at St. James United Methodist
Church, 111 West Lake Drive, with the Revs. Kent Reynolds and Jerry Varnado
Pallbearers will be Nick Chilivis, Rick Hutto, Ken Stula,
Alan Alexander, Gene Wright, Gene Mac Winburn, Harry Gordon, Upshaw Bentley
and John E. (Buck) Griffin. Honorary Pallbearers are Fortson, Bentley,
Griffin Law Firm and the Western Bar Association.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. James
United Church, 111 W. Lake Drive, Athens, Ga. 30606 and UGA Foundation,
c/o Manuel Diaz, For Men's Tennis Clubhouse, P.O. Box 1472, Athens, Ga.
Thomas Long, 77, of Route 2 David's Home Church Road died
Friday, Aug. 21, 1998.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mr. Long was a son of the
late Tommy Long and Lula Mae Jenkins Brooks. He was a retired school bus
driver for Madison County.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Meadow Baptist
Church Cemetery with the Rev. Ray Jenkins officiating.
Survivors include a son, Darryl Long, Savannah.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Aubrey Martin
James Aubrey Martin, 74, of 759 Blacks Creek Church Road
died Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998.
A native of Commerce, Mr. Martin was a son of the late
Nolia Lord and Ernest Martin and was preceded in death by a son, Randall
Martin. He was a textile worker employed by Harmony Grove Mills and a member
of Blacks Creek Baptist Church.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Blacks Creek Baptist
Church with the Revs. Troy Herbert and Hilton Purvis officiating. Burial
will be in Jackson Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Martin; a son, Curtis
Martin, Good Hope; a sister, Rachel Martin, Commerce; a brother, Alfred
Martin, Commerce; and four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Ivie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Naomi Ruth Moore
Naomi Ruth Moore died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1998.
Ms. Moore is the daughter of George Aker and Ruth Aker.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Sardis Presbyterian
Church, Jefferson, with the Revs. Harold Harris and David Aker officiating.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include two daughters,
Pamela Brown, Pasadena, Calif., and Tonjia Moore, Jefferson; three sisters,
Faye Law, Kathy Ann Watson, and Sandra Allen, all of Jefferson; a brother,
the Rev. David Aker, Jefferson; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 2-8 p.m. today at the
Mason Funeral Home, Commerce.
Carrie L. Tucker
Carrie Lee Hall Tucker, 82, died Wednesday, August 19,
McKinney-Neal Mortuary Inc. will announce arrangements.