Miscellaneous Clarke County, Georgia Obituaries

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Nancy Silver Allen
Athens
   Nancy Silver Allen, 91, of 960 Hawthorne Ave. died Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998.
   A native of Walker County, Mrs. Allen was a daughter of the late Della Norris and Charlie Silver and widow of Jake Ernest Allen. She was a homemaker and a member of Temple Baptist, Chattanooga, Tenn., and First Baptist Church, Henegar, Ala.
   Services will be 11 a.m. today at Commerce Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Tom Lewis officiating. Graveside services will be 4 p.m. today in Lakewood Memorial Gardens, Chattanooga, Tenn.
   Survivors include two sons, George Allen, Athens, and Lamar Allen, Dunellon, Fla.; a brother, David W. Silver, Woodstock; and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
   Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.

Tony J. Foss
Augusta
   Tony J. Foss of 2910 Richmond Hill Road died Friday, Aug. 21, 1998.
   A native of Augusta, Mr. Foss was a son of Mary A. Foss. He was an attorney, a member of Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens, and had served in the U.S. Army.
   Services will be 11 a.m. today at Elliot Sons Funeral Home, Lumpkin Road Chapel, Augusta. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Ange Kahn-Foss, Colbert; four daughters, Joi Davidson, Alexandria, Va., Emily F. Foss, Augusta, Amiee Kahn-Foss and Jolie Kahn-Foss, both of Colbert; a stepdaughter, Anne-Michelle Singleton, Colbert; a son, Russell L. Foss, Meridian, Miss,; a stepson, Donald L. Singleton, Seattle, Wash.; and two brothers, Jerry K. Foss, Avera, and Joseph E. Foss, Louisville.
   Pallbearers will be Michael Richards, Wayne Holton, James Wilson, Joey Foss, Gene Holton, Louis Swint, and Alvin Holton. 

James Franklin Hill
Detroit
   James Franklin Hill, 75, of 3245 West Grand St. died Monday, Aug. 17, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, Mr. Hill was a son of the late Frank and Emma Harper Hill. He had lived in Detroit for 45 years and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
   Services will be 11 a.m. today at Christ Cathedral Baptist Church with the Rev. Alfred M. Nicholson officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Jean Hill, Detroit; a son, Carrell Hill, Detroit; three sisters, Sebelle Hill Jordan, Roxie Lou Hill Hawkins, and Emma Mae Hill Bolden, all of Athens; and a brother, Tommie Lee Hill, Athens.
   The family will receive friends at 10:30 a.m. at the church.
   Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Ferd Tobe Sims
Winder
   Ferd Tobe Sims, 78, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 1998.
   A native of Barrow County, Mr. Sims was a son of the late Sanford and Ruby Griffith Sims.
   Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Hal Tapp officiating.
   Survivors include a niece, Sheila Woods, Winder and several great and great-great nieces and nephews.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Association of the Blind. 

Grady Luther Smith
Lula
   Grady Luther Smith, 69, of Old Cornelia Hwy. died Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998.
   A native of Hall County, Mr. Smith was a son of the late James Thomas and Mae Saxon Smith. He retired after 35 years as a carpenter and was a member and deacon of Belton Baptist Church. 
   Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Belton Baptist Church with the Revs. Henry Grady Barnes and Paul Morris officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Lucille Smith Smith; two sisters, Louella Thomas, Lula, and Christine Hulsey, Clermont; and two brothers, Wiley Smith and Harold Smith, both of Lula.
   The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin.

Billy Perry Steed
Commerce
   Billy Perry Steed, 69, of 271 Toney Road died Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998.
   A native of Barrow County, Mr. Steed was a son of the late Roy Steed and Ruby Webb Steed. He was a member of Freedom Baptist Church, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and a retired warehouse foreman.
   Services will be 2 p.m today at Ivie Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny Greene officiating. Burial will be in Webbs Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Mary Toney Steed; two daughters, Linda Stevens, Commerce, and Brenda Hembree, Maysville; a stepdaughter, Toney Daniel, Gordon; a stepson, Gene Williams Jr., Commerce; four sisters, Jean Cothran Russell, Carnesville, Judy Sloan, Winterville, Carol Parker, Westminster, S.C., and Miriam Perry, Commerce; three brothers, Larry W. Steed, Marietta, Kenneth Steed, Atlanta, and Lavern Steed, Lawrenceville; and eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Alice Turner
Crawfordville
   Alice Dorothy Nash Turner, 81, of 320 Broad St. died Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998.
   A native of Warrenton County, Mrs. Turner was a daughter of the late James Dearing Nash and Mattie Burton Nash and widow of Ernest B. Turner. She was a retired postmaster, member of Crawfordville Baptist Church, and the last resident of Liberty Hall. 
   Services will be 3 p.m. today at Crawfordville Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Water officiating. Burial will be in Crawfordville Cemetery. 
   Survivors include two daughters, Dorothy Ann Mahaffey, Bessemer, Ala., and Frances Louise Palmer, Eatonton; two sons, Brentz Turner, Rome, and David Turner, Oxford, Ala.; two sisters, Sara Ella Ambrosni, Fort Myers, Fla., and Martha V. Nash, San Diego, Calif.; a brother, Burt Thomas Nash, Kosciusko, Miss.; and five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Jimbo Mahaffey, Michael Turner, Gus Mayo, T.C. Harrington, Kermit Hocut, and Carson Moncrief. Honorary pallbearers will be K.W. Dye, Owen Lunceford, Sam Greene, Frank Mitchell III, Gray Fowler, Richard Fowler, Nelson Keller, Howard Keller, and Bobby Rocker. Callaway Funeral Home, Union Point, is in charge of arrangements. 

Lady B. Blackwell
Canon
   Lady B. Blackwell, 56, of 1660 Ray Brown Road died Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998.
   Mack's Funeral Home, Hartwell, will announce arrangements. 

Azilee Banks
Brownsville, Tenn.
   Azilee Dalrymple Banks, 86, of Brownsville, Tenn., died Sunday, August 23, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Banks was a daughter of the late Sarah and Mason Dalrymple. She was a member of Lebanon Home Demonstration Club, the Lebanon United Methodist Church and was a homemaker.
   Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Brownsville Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Alford officiating. Burial will follow in Brownsville Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include her husband, John P. Banks, Brownsville, three sons, Gerald P. Banks, Brownsville; Webb F. Banks, Brownsville; William J. Banks, Olalla, Wash.; a sister, Lois Poole, Toccoa; ten grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. today at the home.
   Whitfield Funeral Home, Cornelia, is announcing for Brownsville Funeral Home.

Nina Ford
Bowersville
   Nina Gray Ford, 84, of Bowersville Highway died Tuesday, August 25, 1998.
   A native of Hart County, Mrs. Ford was a daughter of the late Robert L. and Margaret A. Gray and was the widow of Thomas Leo "T.L." Ford. She was a homemaker and member of the Flat Shoals Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Current Mission Group and the Ladies S.S. Class.
   Services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Flat Shoals Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Nancy Hart Memorial Park. The body will be placed in the church 2:30 p.m. Thursday.
   Survivors include a son, Larry Ford, Bowersville; a daughter Lynda Moorhead, Bowersville, a sister Rosie L. Hinton, Hartwell; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. tonight and is at the home of Lynda Moorhead, 269 Deer Run Lane.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Flat Shoals Baptist Church building fund, 2999 Bowersville Highway, Bowersville, Ga. 30516.
   Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell is in charge of arrangements.

Elda Haley
Bowman
   Elda Kathleen Haley, 76, of 2534 Parham Town Road, died Tuesday, August 25, 1998.
   A native of Madison County, Mrs. Haley was a daughter of the late Clarence Kaiser and Ouida Evans Thomason. She was a retired inspector in the textile industry and was of the Baptist faith.
   Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Ray Jenkins and DeWitt Waters officiating. Burial will follow in the Danielsville Memorial Garden.
   Survivors include her husband, Ludie C. Haley; three daughters, Evora Powell, Hartwell, Blenda H. Kendall, Bowman, Jeanette Golem, Greenville, S.C.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The family is at the residence.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 135 Hoyt St., Athens, Ga. 30601.

Jeff Morris
Winder
   Jeff Morris, 20, of Winder died Sunday, August 23, 1998.
   A native of Fulton County, Mr. Morris was a student at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro and was a member of the Winder First Presbyterian Church.
   Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Winder First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Brock Burnett officiating. Interment will be at 4 p.m. at the Ebenezer Baptist Church cemetery at Ball Play, Tenn.
   Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Cathy and John Murch, Winder; father and stepmother, Scott and Gail Morris, Conyers; a brother, Justin Morris, Winder; a half-brother, Spencer Morris, Conyers; four stepbrothers, Steven Whitley and Andy Whitley, both of Conyers; David Murch and Alex Murch, both of Winder; grandparents Jack and Marion Morris, Ellijay, Walt and Ruth Hensley, Lawrenceville; great-grandmother Maud Cowan, Ellijay; step-grandparents, Rev. Carl and Gladys Standard, Covington; a number of aunts, uncles and other relatives.
   In lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Justin W. Morris scholarship fund, c/o the Winder First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 549, Winder, Ga. 30680.

James Paschal
Athens
   James Hugh Paschal, 92, of 1240 Boulevard, died Monday, August 24, 1998.
   A native of Eatonton, Mr. Paschal was the son of the late James H. and Tallulah H. Paschal. He was widower of Ruth S. Paschal. A veteran of World War II, Mr. Paschal served in the U.S. Navy and was a retired accountant.
   Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today in Pine Grove Cemetery with the Rev. P.C. Ennis officiating.
   Survivors include a daughter, Barbara J. Paschal, Winterville; a sister, Betty P. Ennis, Atlanta; and a number of nieces and nephews.
   Vining Ivy Hill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Mildred Steed
Winder
   Mildred Chandler Steed, 85, of Russell Nursing Home, died Tuesday, August 25, 1998.
   A native of Winder, Mrs. Steed was a daughter of the late Jobe P. and Virlyn P. Chandler and was the widow of Lester Steed. She was employed by Belks as a saleswoman for 25 years, a member of the First United Methodist Church, and was active in her Sunday school class.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, at Smith Memory Chapel with the Rev. Larry Rary officiating. Burial will be in New Pentecost Methodist Church cemetery. The body will be ready for viewing after 11 a.m. Thursday at Smith Funeral Home.
   Survivors include a daughter, Rita Stone, Winter Garden, Fla.; a brother, Harvey H. Chandler, Maysville, three sisters, Reba Robinson, Winder, Jody Smith, Eatonton, and Evelyn Dial, Griffin; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church or the New Pentecost Methodist Church building fund. 

Doris Tucker
Homer
   Doris Edna Lewallen Tucker, 65, 160 Garrison St., died Monday, August 24, 1998.
   A native of Banks County, Mrs. Tucker was a daughter of Thelma D. Lewallen and the late Cliff Lewallen. She was a homemaker and member of the Homer United Methodist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Homer United Methodist Church with the Rev. James J. McLendon officiating. Burial will be in Banks Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Billy Tucker; a son, Allen Tucker, Lawrenceville; a brother, Bobby Lewallen, Homer; and three grandchildren.

Marion Wright
Commerce
   Marion J. Wright, 62, 288 Hebron Road, died Monday, August 24, 1998.
   A native of Jackson County, Mr. Wright was the son of the late William M. and Lizzie L. Wright. He was a retired farmer and member of the Center Grove Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, at Cave Springs Baptist Church with the Revs. Martin Luttrell and Don Blalock officiating. Burial will be at Center Grove Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife Mildred L. Wright; two daughters, Katie Grizzle, Commerce, Pamela Kitchens, Jefferson; five sons, Jerry Wright, Randy Wright, Andy Wright, all from Commerce; Ricky Wright, Hull, and David Wright, Maysville; a brother, Wayne Wright; three sisters, Irene Fuller, Commerce, Inez Sealey, Commerce, and Louise Morris, Oakwood; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, six stepgrandchildren, and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 12-9 p.m. today at Jackson Funeral Home and will be at the residence of Katie Grizzle, 258 Hebron Road.
    
   Bobby Slayton
   Athens
   Bobby Darrin Slayton, 26, of Winder, died Monday, August 24, 1998.
   Arrangements will be announced by Eberhart & Son Mortuary.

Gold Walton Sr.
Athens
   The Rev. Gold Lee Walton Sr., 302 Walton Road, Washington, died Monday, August 24, 1998.
   Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Davenport-McLendon Mortuary Inc.


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