Miscellaneous Clarke County, Georgia Obituaries

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David C. Elrod Jr.
Maysville
   David C. Elrod, 61, of 53 Homer St. died Sunday, Aug. 16, 1998.
   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 repairman.
   Services were Tuesday at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with Jerry Payne officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
   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 Elrod
Maysville
   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 fender repairman.
   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.
Hull
   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 arrangements.

Charles Herty Hooper Sr.
Atlanta
   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 and nephews.
   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.

'Jack' Stovall
Hartwell
   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
Macon
   Sidney Tidwell, 88, of 294 Buford Place died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998.
   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 Club.
   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 Wright
Winder
   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 counties.
   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 Cemetery.
   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.

Haskell Fowler
Dewy Rose
   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 great-grandson.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m Friday at the Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston.

Marie Randolph
Athens
   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 and friends.
   Mutual Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jerome Paul Smith II
Lavonia
   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
Gainesville
   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
Athens
   Carol Ann Overath, 36, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998. Bridges Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Annie Mary Bolton
Winterville
   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 numerous cousins.
   Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of arrangements. 

Reba Couch
Athens
   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 Place, Royston.

Carl Davis
Toccoa
   Carl Davis, 84, of 531 Collins Road died Friday, Aug. 21, 1998.
   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
Athens
   Elaine Dean, 62, of 127 John Street, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1998.
   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. Church.
   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
Athens
   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 his death.
   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 officiating.
   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. 30603. 

Thomas Long
Comer
   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
Commerce
   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
Pasadena, Calif.
   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
New York
   Carrie Lee Hall Tucker, 82, died Wednesday, August 19, 1998.
   McKinney-Neal Mortuary Inc. will announce arrangements.


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