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Monroe Bennett
Maysville
   Monroe Edward Bennett, 65, of 7173 Maysville Road died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998.
   A native of Hall County, Mr. Bennett was a son of the late Cicero Cleveland and Emma Peck Bennett. He was a retired processor at Gold Kist and a member of Faith Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Jackson Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Rev. Gerald Mitton officiating. Burial will be in Flowery Branch Cemetery.
   Survivors include two brothers, Fred Bennett, Maysville, and Cicero Bennett, Commerce.

Dorothy Davis
Toccoa
   Dorothy "Dot" Payne Davis, 80, of Brookhaven Circle died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998.
   A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Davis was a daughter of the late William Burton and Minnie Moseley Payne and was the widow of Joseph Eugene "Gene" Davis. She was a retired teacher having taught for more than 20 years in the Stephens County School System and was a member of Rock Creek Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school in the children's department and was director of Bible school for many years.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Rock Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Leon Miller and Crate Murphy officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include a daughter, Martha Lee Davis, Houston, Mo.; a son, William F. "Billy" Davis, Augusta; a sister, Jewell P. Clark, Toccoa; and two grandchildren.
   The family is at the home of Jewell Clark, 229 Harris St.
   Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Grace Dwyer
Winterville
   Grace Arnold Dwyer, 76, of 4 Senior Lane died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998.
   A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Dwyer operated "The Hut" Restaurant, Crawford, and was a member of Bethesda Methodist Church, Lexington, and Woodmen of the World.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bethesda Methodist Church with the Rev. Ralph Arnold officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include a son, Grady Johnson, Winterville; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Hopkins Funeral Home, Washington.

Marvin J. Furr
Athens
   Marvin J. "Pork Chop" Furr, 47, of 582 Freeman Drive died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1998.
   A native of Banks County, Mr. Furr was a son of Jurusa Furr, Commerce.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Homer, with the Rev. Truman Bolton officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Bethlehem
   Cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Lizzie Furr; two daughters, Aquila Furr, Athens, and Exie Brown, Rutledge; two sisters, Barbara Furr, Homer, and Shirley Furr, Commerce; two brothers, James Furr, Gainesville, and Paul Mack Furr, Carnesville; five grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Mack & Payne Funeral Home.

Ida N. Green
Commerce
   Ida N. Greene of 136 Hill St. died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998.
   A native of Jackson County, Mr. Green was a son of the late Stevens and Helen Johnson. She was a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Mount Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Lewis T. DuBose officiating. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Cemetery.
   Survivors include two sisters, Hilda J. Martin, Hot Spring, Ark., and Helen J. Scott, Louisville, Ky.; and nephews.
   Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.

Anne Harris
Washington
   Anne Allen Harris, 80, of 206 Chapman St. died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998.
   A native of Wilkes County, Mrs. Harris was a daughter of the late James Guy and Kate Shelverton Allen and was the widow of Foster Harris. She was a homemaker, a graduate of Young Harris College and the University of Georgia, and a member of First United Methodist Church.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. to day in Resthaven Cemetery with the Revs. Chip Wilson and Elvyn McDonald officiating.
   Survivors include two sons, Allen Foster Harris, Colbert, and Edward Verner Harris, Marietta; and a grandchild.
   Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church Organ Restoration Fund, 100 W. Liberty St., Washington, Ga. 30673.
   Hopkins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Patrik Keim
Athens
   Patrik Keim, 38, died Monday, Aug. 31, 1998.
   A native of Sweetwater, Tenn., he was born Nov. 11, 1958, a son of Peggy M. Keim, Cartersville. He was well known in the art community around Athens and will be sincerely missed by his many friends and family.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a brother, Mike Keim, Newberry, S.C.; and a sister, Nicki Keim Peace, West Monroe, La.
   Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, is in charge of arrangements.

Sonny Phillips
Royston
   Edward L. "Sonny" Phillips, 60, of 2141 Hale Crossing Road died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mr. Phillips was a son of the late Leon and Gertie Mae Belk Phillips. He was employed by Oxford of Bowman for many years and was owner and operator of Phillips Bar-B-Que.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Pruitte Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Kesler officiating. Burial will be in Zidon Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Jean Ashworth Phillips; a daughter, Brenda Cothran, Royston; a son, Tracy Phillips, Royston; and a grandson.
   The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Gloria Samuel
Athens
   Gloria Watkins Samuel, 49, of 110-3 Chalfont Drive died Sunday, Aug. 30, 1998.
   A native of New York City, Mrs. Samuel was a medical health auditor.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Ingram Brothers Funeral Home, Sparta, with the Rev. C.S. Lott officiating. Burial will be in New Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include her husband, Errol Samuel, Los Angeles; two sons, William Drumright and Eric Drumright, both of Athens; a sister, Yvonne Sarah Bell, New York; a brother, William "Marie Irene" Watkins, Sparta; and three grandchildren.

William Schlotzhauer
Athens
   William Stokes Schlotzhauer, 60, of 3495 Old Lexington Road died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1998.
   A native of Philadelphia, Mr. Schlotzhauer was a son of Sarah Schlotzhauer. He graduated from Providence College, R.I., and was a research chemist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Patricia Schlotzhauer; and two sons, Jon Schlotzhauer and Cory Schlotzhauer.
   The family is at the residence.
   Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
   The Cremation Society of the South, Atlanta, is in charge of arrangements.

Rev. Joseph A. Thomas
Toccoa
   The Rev. Joseph Alfred Thomas, 83, of 127 Collier Road died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998.
   A native of Stephens County, the Rev. Thomas was a son of the late Samuel and Matilda Nunnamaker Thomas and was twice married, first to the late Anne P. Thomas. He was an ordained Assembly of God minister and pastored churches in New York and New Jersey and served as supply minister at Faith Memorial Assembly of God and Glad Tidings Assembly of God, of which he was a member.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Glad Tidings Assembly of God with the Rev. Mark Anthony officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include his wife, Stella Podwinska Thomas; a daughter, Kathleen Gray, Atlanta; two stepdaughters, Lillian Panasy, Naples, Fla., and Jeannie Kean, Springfield, Mo.; a brother, David Thomas, Atlanta; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   The family is at the residence and will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home.

Kayla Ulbrich
Madison
   Kayla Nichole Ulbrich, 1, of 1131 Knight Road died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998.
   A native of Newton County, Kayla was a daughter of Patricia Sandra Woodling and Eric Jason Ulbrich. 
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Simmons Funeral Home with the Rev. Donnie Compton officiating. Burial will be in Centennial Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a brother, Philip Lance Woodling, Hookstown, Pa.; four grandparents, Linda Whipkey, Chester, W. Va., Ronald Ulbrich, Phoenix, Ariz., Sandra Patricia Wilbanks, Carthage, Miss., and Philip John Woodling, Hookstown, Pa.; and three great-grandparents, Norman Woodling, Virginia Woodling and Tex Waxler, all of Hookstown, Pa.

Dixie Bobo
Hartwell
   Dixie Idelia Greenway Bobo, 85, of 3551 Anderson Highway died Saturday, Sept. 5, 1998.
   A native of Elbert County, Mrs. Bobo was a daughter of the late Charles "Charlie" Greenway and Leslie Dickerson Greenway and was the widow of Joseph Harold Bobo. She was a homemaker and member of New Prospect Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by four sons, Charles Robert Bobo, David Ansley Bobo, Billy Carey Bobo, and Sanford Ray Bobo. 
   Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Strickland Funeral Home with the Rev. Chris LeCroy officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include a daughter, Emily Charlene Bobo Sanders, Hartwell; three sons, Harold Eugene Bobo and Harry Dean Bobo, both of Hartwell, and Delvin Lee Bobo, Anderson, S.C.; two half-sisters, Pauline Marsh, Anderson, S.C., and Aileen Hickman, Belton, S.C.; and six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
   The family is at the residence.

Geraldine Moore Cox
Charleston, S.C.
   Geraldine Moore Cox, 77, died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998.
   A native of Pitts County, Mrs. Cox was a daughter of the late David Boyd Moore and Nancy Nipper Moore and was the widow of Bonnie N. Cox. She was a homemaker and member of Fort Johnson Baptist Church, Charleston, S.C. She was preceded in death by a son, William Stanley Cox.
   Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Berry Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Purvis officiating. Burial will be in Elmhurst Cemetery, Elberton.
   Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Baize, Chimney Rock, N.C.; two sons, David N. Cox, Kingstree, S.C., and George Donald Cox, Mableton; and nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
   The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Sharon Fortner
Royston
   Sharon Marie Fortner, 33, of 2678 Sandy Cross Road died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998.
   A native of Munich, Germany, Mrs. Fortner was a daughter of Earl and Mary Wiscount Scheib Sr. She was an assistant manager at the Kangaroo Convenience Store No. 19 in Commerce. She was a member of the Pennington Chapel United Methodist Church.
   Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Pennington United Methodist Church with the Rev. Merritt Waters officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her husband, Barry Foster Fortner; a daughter, Tabatha Marie See; a son, Harley Anthony Scheib; seven sisters, Susan Holland, Lavonia, Mary Becker, San Angelo, Texas, Debbie Dehoff, York, Pa., Karen Schram, Marrietta, Pa. Brenda Scheib, Tremont, Pa., Belinda Scheib, Pine Grove, Pa., and Fran Rosenbaum, Abbingdon, Va.; three brothers, Carl Scheib, New Town, Pa., Danny Scheib, Tremont, Pa., and Dennis Scheib, Fredricksburg, Pa.; and maternal grandparents, Francis and Mary Wiscount, Tremont, Pa.
   The family will be at the residence and at the home of Randy and Susan Holland, Highway 17 North, Lavonia, and will receive friends 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville. 

Rev. Arthur Dewitt Givens
Bowman
   The Rev. Arthur Dewitt Givens, 50, of 165 Jackson St. died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998.
   A native of New York, Rev. Givens was a son of the late Arthur and Thomasine Lewis Givens Sr. He was pastor of Mount Olive Baptist Church, Seneca, S.C., and was a member of Ruckers Grove Baptist Church, Bowman, and a veteran of World War II.
   Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ruckers Grove Baptist Church, Elberton, with the Revs. Robert Smith and Lloyd Craft officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
   Survivors include his wife, Betty A. Givens; two daughters, Lashonda S. Turman, Royston, and Sadondra Breann Givens, Bowman; a son, Arthur Maurice Givens, Bowman; two brothers, Darrell Givens and Andrew Givens, both of New York; and five grandchildren.
   The family is at the residence.
   Mack's Funeral Home, Hartwell, is in charge of arrangements.

Franklin D. Hawkes 
Conyers
   Franklin D. Hawkes, 50, died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998.
   A native of Athens, Mr. Hawkes was a son of John C. and Kathleen Hawkes. He was owner and operator of D & H Rigging and was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church, Lithonia. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lacena Hooper and Patsy Adams.
   Services will be 2 p.m. today at Philadelphia Baptist Church, Lithonia, with the Rev. Murray Edwards officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Neese.
   Survivors include his wife, Judy Hawkes; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Penny Hawkes, Conyers; a sister, Ramona Booth, Neese; and two grandchildren, Jessica Hawkes and Jacob Hawkes, both of Conyers.
   Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Philadelphia Baptist Church, 6910 South Goddard Road, Lithonia, Ga. 30038.
   Horis A. Ward Inc. Rockdale Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Pelham Johnson
Hartwell
   Pelham Johnson, 84, of 1104 West Franklin Place died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998.
   A native of Hart County, Mr. Johnson was a son of the late Joel and Hester Johnson and was the widower of Eula Mae Johnson. He was a member of New Hope Full Gospel Church.
   Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at New Hope Full Gospel Church with the Rev. T.L. Jackson officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include two daughters, Lillie Mae Johnson and Willie Mae Brown, both of Hartwell; two sons, Bobby Sanford Johnson, Lavonia, and J.C. Johnson, Hartwell; and 23 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the residence of Regina Johnson, 99 Springdale Drive, Hartwell, and will receive friends 7-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
   Mack's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

John Robert Jordan 
San Diego, Calif.
   John Robert Jordan died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1998.
   John Robert Jordan was the infant son of Charles and Tammy Edmondson Jordan, San Diego, Calif., formerly of Jefferson.
   Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Good Hope Christian Church Cemetery, Good Hope, with the Rev. Tom Plank officiating.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his grandparents, James and Alice Jordan, Newnan, Beatrice Jordan, Brunswick, and George and Ann Edmondson, Jefferson; a sister, Katherine Jordan, San Diego; three brothers, Daniel Jordan, Joshua Jordan, and Charlie Jordan, all of San Diego; and several aunts and uncles.
   The family will receive friends at the graveside 30 minutes before the service.
   Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

John Lyle
Winder
   John Willie "J.W." Lyle, 56, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1998.
   Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at White Oak Spring Baptist Church, Winder, with the Rev. Joe L. Maryweather officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Austin Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Peggie Lyle; eight daughters, Rosetta Kemp, Deborah Lyle, Sybil Lyle, all of Winder, and Sherry Williams, Cynthia Lyle, Anita Wilhite, Pattie Lyle, and Regina Pope, all of Athens; three sons, Donnie Riley, David Lyle and Shuman Riden Lyle, all of Winder; and 25 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. today at Eberhart & Son Mortuary. There will be a wake 7-8 p.m.

Bob Mann 
Athens
   Bob Mann, 58, walked into the presence of his Lord and Savior on September 4, 1998, after a brave battle with cancer.
   A longtime resident of Athens, Mr. Mann was a son of Virginia Rhodes Mann and the late A.A. Mann, Sr. He was a graduate of Athens High School and the University of Georgia and a member of Young Harris Memorial United Methodist Church. Bob had a career in sales and other endeavors and was loved by many because of his willingness to go that extra mile for others.
   Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Young Harris Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Marsingill and Dr. Ron Bowie officiating.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his beloved wife of 38 years, Betty Bishop Mann; daughter and son-in-law, Todd and Ginger Pierce, Baton Rouge, La.; son and special friend, Robert Mann, Atlanta, and Karen Munday, Winder; brothers, A.A. Mann Jr., Watkinsville, William C. Mann, Silver Spring, Md., J. Frank Mann, Marietta; and one grandchild, Robert Joseph Pierce, Baton Rouge, La., aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, and father and mother-in-law, Julius and Dot Bishop.
   Pallbearers will be Mike Baron, Fred Bell, Stanley Brown, Russ Field, Warren Huff, C.W. McDaniel, Ron Peyton and Charles Phillips.
   Honorary pallbearers will be the employees of Richbourg/Neff Corporation.
   The Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Monday at Bernstein's Funeral Home.
   Memorials may be made to the Family Life Center, Young Harris Memorial United Methodist Church, 960 Prince Ave., Athens, Ga. 30606.

Walter Lamar Murphy
Talmo
   Walter Lamar Murphy, 83, of Main Street died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998.
   A native of Jackson County, Mr. Murphy was a son of the late W. Scott and Lois Blackstock Murphy. He was a retired farmer, member of Talmo Baptist Church, Talmo, and was an Air Force veteran of World War II.
   Services will be 2 p.m. today at Talmo Baptist Church with the Revs. R.E. Davis and Bob Burnett officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Mildred B. Murphy; a daughter, Vicki Murphy Hayes, Madison; a son, James Scott Murphy, Athens; and three grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
   Jackson Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.

Charley Henry Pierce 
Martin
   Mr. Charley Henry Pierce, age 75, of 560 Pleasant Hill Road, Martin, died early Saturday morning, Sept. 5, 1998, at Stephens County Hospital, Toccoa.
   Mr. Pierce was a lifelong resident of Franklin County; a son of the late Cleo and Lake Randall Pierce.
   He was a Beef Cattle Farmer and retired textile worker, a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and the Emmanual Sunday School Class, a member of the Franklin County Farm Bureau and a past member of the Franklin County Cattlemen's Association.
   Mr. Pierce was preceded in death by a sister, Clara Mae Pierce.
   Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Evelyn Vannon Brock Pierce, of the home, a son and daughter-in-law, James H. and Carole Pierce, Lavonia, a granddaughter, Elva Pierce and a step-granddaughter, Lindsay Rice.
   Funeral Services for Mr. Pierce will be held Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with the Reverend Billy Owensby officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
   The body is at the funeral home. The family is at the residence of James H. and Carole Pierce, 584 Grogan St., Lavonia, and received friends at the funeral home Saturday from 7-9 p.m.
   The body will be placed in the church at 2:30 to lie in state until the hour of service on Sunday.
   Hamby Funeral Home, Lavonia, is in charge of all arrangements for Mr. Charley Henry Pierce.

Charlie Marvin Taylor
Toccoa
   Charlie Marvin Taylor, 86, of 1571 Sunshine Church Road died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mr. Taylor was a son of the late John Harris and Irene Hemphill Taylor. He was a retired cattle and poultry farmer, a school bus driver for 27 years, and member of the Sunshine United Methodist Church.
   Services will be 3 p.m. today at the Sunshine United Methodist Church with the Revs. Ryan Seawright and Clyde Smith officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include five sisters, Mary Smith, Sarah Neal Mosley, Polly Seawright, and Barbara Hallford, all of Toccoa, and Joella Coker, Marietta; and two brothers, Bill Taylor and Jack Taylor, both of Toccoa.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sunshine United Methodist Church.
   The family is at the home of the Rev. Ryan and Polly Seawright, 1575 Sunshine Church Road.
   Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, is in charge of arrangements.


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