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Alfred Crowe
Toccoa
   William Alfred Crowe, 56, of Talmadge Drive died Friday, Sept. 4, 1998.
   A native of Stephens County, Mr. Crowe was a son of the late Fred Crowe Sr. and Geanette Mosley Crow. He was a carpenter in house building and of the Holiness faith.
   Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth McIntyre officiating. Burial will be in Toccoa Cemetery.
   Survivors include a daughter, Teresa McCurry, Toccoa; three sons, Dickie Crowe, Richard Crowe, and Brad Crowe, all of Toccoa; three sisters, Geanelle Ellis, Lavonia, Jane Harris, Seneca, S.C., and Elizabeth Mitchell, Canon; four brothers, Fred Crowe Jr., Anderson, S.C., Albert Crowe, Toccoa, Mike Crowe, Lavonia, and Donald Crowe, Athens; and five grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Arthur Williams, Harley Pitts, Ronnie Andrews, Bruce Wilbanks, Richard Crowe, and Bobby Griggs.
   The family is at the home of June Crowe, 171 Nassau St., Toccoa, and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today.

Ruby Price 
Athens
   Ruby C. Price, 64, of 325 Hancock Lane, died Saturday, Sept. 10, 1998 after an extended illness.
   Mrs. Price, a native of Savannah, was the daughter of the late George A. and Josephine Greif Pannal. She had lived in Athens since 1975 and was an active member of Green Acres Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and enjoyed singing with the choir. Mrs. Price worked for many years with local real estate agencies.
   Funeral services will be Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1998, at 2:00 p.m. at Green Acres Baptist Church. Rev. Mark Babin will officiate. Entombment will be at Athens Memory Gardens.
   Pallbearers will be Mr. Doug Ard, Mr. David Fletcher, Dr. Larry Guthrie, Dr. Daryl Johnson, Mr. Bob McElrath, and Dr. Estes Reynolds.
   Survivors include her husband, Everett E. Price; five children, Brenda Hagan, Greenville, N.C., Diane Neathery, Athens, Marianne Lin, Charlotte, N.C., Teresa Lanford, Liberty, S.C., and Gene Price, Athens; a sister, Marjorie Jarvis, Wichita Falls, Texas; and ten grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m.
   Memorials may be made to Green Acres Baptist Church Building Fund.
   Lord and Stephens Funeral Home East is in charge of arrangements.

Jeanie Rakestraw
Athens
   Jeanie Will Jackson Rakestraw, 95, of 161 Merlin Drive died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998.
   A native of Putnam County, Mrs. Rakestraw was a daughter of the late William Edward Jackson and Edie Redd Jackson. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church West.
   Services will be 11 a.m. today at Ebenezer Baptist Church West with the Rev. Winfred M. Hope officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery.
   Survivors include a sister, Thelma Baker, Athens, and a brother, James Jackson, Atlanta.

Beulah Echols Tribble
Alto
   Beulah Echols Tribble, 88, of Mud Creek Road died Sunday, Sept. 6, 1998.
   A native of Hall County, Mrs. Tribble was a daughter of the late Timothy and Cordelia Duncan Echols and was married to the late Rucker Tribble. She was a former employee of Carwood Manufacturing Co. and retired as an inspector with Warren Featherbone Co. after several years of service. She was a member of Enon Baptist Church.
   Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Enon Baptist Church with the Revs. Paul Morris, Clyde Garrison, and Loyd Martin officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery with graveside services by the Rev. Gerry Wiley.
   Survivors include three daughters, Ruth Forrester and Yvonne Wiley, both of Alto, and June Boozer, Lula; a son, Preston Tribble, Lula; a sister, Lois Echols Sims, Alto; three brothers, George Echols, Lula, and Talmadge Echols and Clyde Echols, both of Alto; and 12 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin. 

William Audulewicz 
Ila
   William Audulewicz, 80, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 1998.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
   Brown's Funeral Home, Danielsville will announce arrangements. 

Vanessa Colbert 
Macon
   Vanessa Colbert of 798 Windsor Road died Saturday, Sept. 5, 1998.
   Hurley Funeral Home, Athens, will announce arrangements.

Lam W. Haygood
Elberton
   Lam W. Haygood, 78, of 235A College Ave. died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mr. Haygood was a son of Annie Segars Haygood, Hartwell, and the late Russ Haygood. He was twice married, first to the late Myrtice White Haygood. A Marine Corps veteran of World War II, he was a retired auto body repairman and a member of West End Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Strickland Funeral Home, Hartwell, with the Revs. Wayne Durden and Lloyd Shepherd officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Church of God Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Ruby Mae Thornton Haygood; two daughters, Patsy Sanders, Hartwell, and Alice House, Elberton; three sons, Ray Haygood and Jimmy Haygood, both of Hartwell, and Fleet Bannister, Canon; two sisters, Ruth Chatham, Carnesville, and Sara Williford, Hartwell; four brothers, Donald Haygood and Jerry Haygood, both of Hartwell, and Frank Haygood and Johnny Haygood, both of Toccoa; two sisters, Ruth Chatham, Carnesville, and Sara Williford, Hartwell; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the home of Ray and Barbara Haygood, 1784 Will Bailey Road, Hartwell, and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Linda Sisson
Union Point
   Linda Welch Sisson, 57, of 109 McKinley Drive died Monday, Sept. 7, 1998.
   A native of Butts County, Mrs. Sisson was a daughter of Helen Welch, Union Point, and the late Wilson Welch. She was an assistant pre-kindergarten teacher, a correspondent for the Herald Journal, a member of First Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday School teacher of children's class 1-3 for 26 years and a member of WMU, and treasurer of the Garden Club of Union Point.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church with the Rev. David Key officiating. Burial will be in Worthville Baptist Church Cemetery, Jackson.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Henry Sisson; and a son, Jim Sisson, Union Point.
   Pallbearers will be deacons of First Baptist Church.
   Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund.

Joyce O'Neal Teskey
Athens
   Joyce O'Neal Teskey, age 84, of Athens, Ga., Chicago, Ill., Pierre, S.D., and the Top Bar O Ranch in South Dakota, died Friday, September 4, 1998, at home in peace after suffering a stroke on July 28, 1998.
   Joyce is survived by sons, Thomas, of Paisley, Fla., and Robert, of Athens, Ga., and daughters, Mary, of Columbia, Md., and Dawn, now of Paisley, Fla. Grandchildren are Ann Marie and Charles Teskey, Elizabeth and Steven Hepple and Joseph and William Teskey.
   Born on the Top Bar O Ranch in South Dakota, Joyce graduated from Pierre High School and then from the University of Minnesota. Upon graduation she served as a social worker in Des Moines, Iowa, and Chicago, Illinois. She later changed careers and became an editor for Who's Who in America. After marrying Joseph Teskey of Chicago, she was not only a mother to her own three children, but to many from Division St. YMCA and Camp Channing as well as many foster children, the last of which was Dawn, who she later adopted and raised for 33 years. Dawn now resides in Paisley, Fla., with Thomas and his family. Joyce served her different communities, friends and family well - we will miss her.
   A memorial service will be held at Beech Haven Baptist Church in Athens, Ga., on Friday, September 11, 1998, at 7 p.m. As per her wishes, her ashes will be spread across the Missouri Breaks in South Dakota.
   Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Rembert Tillery
Madison
   Rembert Boyd Tillery, 76, of 1860 Greensboro Highway died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1998.
   A native of Fannin County, Mr. Tillery was a son of the late Ethel Evans and S.C. Tillery. He was a retired owner of Nu-Art Printers.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Madison Church of God with the Revs. Brenda Trammell and Jim Chamberlain officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Buckhead City Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Fannie B. Tillery; two daughters, Jean Tillery Triplett, Madison, and Ginger Tillery Cloud, Logansville; a son, Dean Tillery, Madison; a sister, Retha Brown, Madison; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   Simmons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Monroe Lattimore
Daytona Beach, Fla.
   Monroe Lattimore of 1357 Illinois St., formerly of Athens, died Monday, Sept. 7, 1998.
   Mack & Payne Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

James Burns
Toccoa
   James Woodrow Burns, 79, of 123 Big A School Road died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1998.
   A native of Oconee County, S.C., Mr. Burns was a son of the late Thomas Wayne and Bessie Nix Burns. A veteran of World War II, he was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where he was an active deacon and former Sunday School superintendent. He was retired after 39 years with WABCO.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Calvary Baptist Church with Clarence Davis and the Rev. Dennis Petty officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include his wife, Tressie Honea Burns; three daughters, Betty B. Ashley, Houston, Lynn B. Jewell, Toccoa, and Terry B. Massey, Colbert; two sons, Elvin W. Burns, Eastanollee, and Dudley P. Burns, Toccoa; three sisters, Eunice Black, Dacula, Sara Burns, Seneca, S.C., and Linda Lagroone, Greenwood, S.C.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the residence and will receive friends 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at Whitlock Mortuary.

Pinkie Cox
Toccoa
   Pinkie Lou Moseley Cox, 90, of East Silver Shoals Road died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Cox was a daughter of the late Richard Dempsey "Dick" and Sarah Ellen Lankford Moseley and was the widow of Jesse Lee Cox. She was a member of Rock Creek Baptist Church and the adult ladies Sunday school class and retired after 40 years with Duncan Mills.
   Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Rock Creek Baptist Church with Clarence Davis and the Revs. Leon Miller and David Mitchell officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 3:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include a sister, Elizabeth Moseley Boothe, Huntsville, Ala.; a sister-in-law, Sarah Neal Moseley, Toccoa; and nieces and nephews.
   The family members are at their respective homes.
   Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Magnolia Harris
Elberton
   Magnolia Long Harris of 1043 Long Street Road died Sunday, Sept. 6, 1998.
   Mrs. Harris was a daughter of the late Datry and Amanda Hubbard Long and was the widow of John D. Harris. She was a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the deaconess and mother boards.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Mount Calvary Baptist Church with the Revs. Lawyer Fortson, Charles Brawner and Quincy Fortson Glaze officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, Carlton.
   Survivors include two daughters, Mary Harris Hunt, Chicago, and Connie Harris Anderson, Lawrenceville; five sons, John D. Harris, Baltimore, Hart Lloyd Harris, Lithonia, Donald Harris, Douglasville, Bobby Harris, Chicago, and Ronald Harris, Athens; a stepson, Albert Walton, Atlanta; a foster daughter, Angela Nicholson, Elberton; a brother, Sanders Long, New York; 30 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be John D. Harris, Hart Harris, Donald Harris, Bobby Harris, Ronald Harris and Albert Walton. Flower bearers will be members of the mother board. Honorary flower bearers will be members of the Mount Calvary mother board, and Mencie Settles and Luvonia Hester.
   The family will receive friends at Granite City Inn, Rooms 113 and 114.
   C.W. Phelps Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Esta Lee Jennings
Montgomery, Ala.
   Esta Lee Jennings, 84, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1998.
   Mrs. Jennings was the widow of Dawson M. Jennings. She was a public school teacher for 26 years and a member of Morningview Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Leak Memory Chapel with the Revs. Greg Belser and Jim McFarland officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Athens.
   Survivors include two daughters, Martha Mitchem, Oklahoma City, Okla., and Nancy Wiggins, Prattville, Ala.; and three grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday and after the funeral service.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Morningview Baptist Church.

Beatrice Long
Atlanta Beatrice Long, formerly of Lexington, died Saturday, Sept. 5, 1998.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at New Bethlehem Baptist Church, Carlton. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Alphonso Dawson Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
   Announcement courtesy of Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel, Lexington.

Eloise Morgan
Toccoa
   Eloise Bell Morgan, 84, of Brookhaven Circle died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1998.
   A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Morgan was a son of the late Thomas and Rosa Belle Collins Bell and was the widow of Amer T. Morgan. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and retired after 35 years with Wright Manufacturing Co.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Whitlock Mortuary with the Revs. Larry King and Jack Sosby officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include a daughter, Betty Morgan Gregory, Toccoa; a son, Gene T. Morgan, Lilburn; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Billy Gregory, Larry Gregory, Neal Morgan, Ronnie Sinclair, Alan Hammett and Charles Addington.
   The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the mortuary.

Mary Sain
Bowman
   Mary Frances Shirreffs Sain, 71, of 396 N. Broad St., Bowman Village, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1998.
   A native of Elbert County, Mrs. Sain was a daughter of the late John H. and Mary Frances Bell Shirreffs. She was retired from Elberton Mill and was a member of Concord United Methodist Church.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Elm Hearst Cemetery, Elberton, with Herbert Chisenhall and the Rev. Stan Hamilton officiating.
   Survivors include her husband, Arthur Sain Sr.; two daughters, Joann Jordon, Elberton, and Linda Fain, Conyers; a son, James Arthur Sain Jr., Orlando, Fla.; three sisters, Su zanne Cooley, Temple, Peggy Lynn West, Charleston, S.C., and Jean Spangenberg, Cherokee, N.C.; three brothers, John F. Shirreffs, Conyers, Donald Shirreffs, Long Island, N.Y., and James Shirreffs, Spartanburg, S.C.; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Jordon, 1319 Pinehill Drive, Elberton, and will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at Berry Funeral Home, Elberton.

Beulah Stanley
Alto
   Beulah Wade Stanley, 85, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1998.
   A native of Banks County, Mrs. Stanley was a daughter of the late Mack and Frances Dell Wade and was the widow of J.C. Stanley. She was a homemaker and a member of Cornelia Congregational Holiness Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home with the Revs. Sanford Kimbrell, Ross Palmer and Billy Autry officiating. Burial will be in the Wade Family Cemetery.
   Survivors include three daughters, Geraldine Free and Janell Thompson, both of Lula, and Susie Holland, Alto; two sons, George Meeks, Cornelia, and Donald Stanley, Jefferson; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Laurence H. Walker
Athens
   Laurence H. Walker, 91, of 310 Parkway Drive died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1998.
   A native of Weston, Vt., Mr. Walker was a son of the late Martha and Henry Issac Walker. He received a B.S. degree from American International University, Springfield, Mass., a master's degree from the University of Vermont, Burlington, and further graduate studies at George Washington University. He taught for many years in Vermont and Maryland, including nine years at Charlotte Hall Military Academy, Charlotte Hall, Md. In 1946 he joined the business school faculty at the University of Georgia, teaching in areas of marketing and advertising. He was director of the Gainesville Off-Campus Center and chief administrative assistant for the UGA General Extension Service, which was absorbed into the Georgia Center for Continuing Education and where he coordinated conferences until retiring 1975. He was a member of St. James United Methodist Church, where he served as its first Sunday school superintendent.
   Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. James UMC with the Revs. Kent Reynolds and Grady Wigley officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Weston, Vt. A second service will be Sept. 25 at Old Parish Church, Weston, Vt.
   Survivors include his wife, Rue B. Walker; five sons, Jeb Bradberry, Athens, Bart Bradberry, Dacula, Tommy Bradberry, Newberry, S.C., Brad Bradberry, Denver, Colo., and Robert Nicholson, Winter Park, Fla.; a twin sister, Gladys Walker, Weston, Vt.; a brother, Kenneth Walker, Weston, Vt.; 15 grandchildren, a great-grandchild and nieces and nephews.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the memorial fund at St. James United Methodist Church, 111 West Lake Drive, Athens, Ga. 30606.
   Bridges Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Ann Carlton
Raleigh, N.C.
   Ann Peeler Carlton, 97, formerly of Athens, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1998.
   Bridges Funeral Home will announce arrangements.


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