Felton V. Crowe
Felton V. Crowe, 84, died Friday, Sept. 11, 1998.
Mr. Crowe was the owner and operator of Crowe Manufacturing
for 38 years and a member of Clairmont Hills Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at A.S. Turner & Sons
Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry T. Burgess officiating. Burial will be
in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Louise K. Crowe; a daughter,
Kathy Ballar, Norcross; a son, John Crowe, Lilburn; two sisters, Pat Norris
and Nina Dickens, both of Bogart; two brothers, Ted Crowe, Athens, and
Dorsey Crowe, Bogart; and six grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Association,
1365 Clifton Road, N.E., Atlanta, Ga. 30022, or to Clairmont Hills Baptist
Church, 1995 Clairmont Road, Decatur, Ga. 30033.
OS2 Timothy James Fitzgerald, 40, of 1834 Old Elbert Road
died Sunday, Sept. 6, 1998,
A native of Chicago, Mr. Fitzgerald was a son of Josephine
Fitzgerald, Chicago, and the late John Fitzgerald. He was on active duty
in the Navy and stationed in Maryland.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday in Rose Hill Cemetery with
full military rites.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife,
Pam Fisher Fitzgerald; a daughter, Carrie Lynn Fitzgerald, Royston; two
sons, James O'Neal, Lavonia, and Toby Jay Fitzgerald, Royston; a stepdaughter,
Tina Brown, Boulder Creek, Calif.; three brothers, Lewis Purna, Libertyville,
Ill., Allen Fitzgerald, Alabama, and John Fitzgerald, Hawaii; and four
The family is at the residence and will receive friends
7-9 p.m. today at Pruitte Funeral Home.
Linda Philyaw Fleeman
Linda Philyaw Fleeman, 51, of 1772 Highway 368 died Saturday,
Sept. 12, 1998.
A native of Anderson, S.C., Mrs. Fleeman was the daughter
of the late William Philyaw and Mildred Smith Philyaw Coker. She was co-owner
of B & G Granite Co. and Fleeman Granite Co., and member of the First
Baptist Church and the Lydia Sunday School Class.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Berry Funeral Home
with the Rev. Steve Fenlon officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills
Survivors include her husband, Gene Fleeman; four sons,
John Frank Morris, Michael Fleeman, Jamie Fleeman, and William Fleeman,
all of Elberton; and seven grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Charles Ardister, Chris Norton, Harry
Floyd, Steve Childs, Kevin Fields and Steve Howe.
The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.
today at the funeral home.
Ray Metcalf, 85, of 700 Harve Mathis Road died Friday,
Sept. 11, 1998.
A native of Forsyth County, Mr. Metcalf was a son of the
late Nora Baker and Jimmy Metcalf. He was a farmer and member of Calvary
Services will be 4 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home,
Commerce, with the Rev. Elmer Butler officiating. Burial will be in Calvary
Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Donnie Worley Metcalf; two
daughters, Bonnie Hanley, Hull, and Doris Morris, Athens; a son, Herbert
Metcalf, Athens; and three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence.
Jeanette Stinchcomb Mosley, 63, died Friday, Sept. 11,
A native of Barrow County, Mrs. Mosley was a daughter
of the late Jim and Lizzie Mae Brumbalow Stinchcomb. She was a homemaker.
Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Smith Funeral Home,
Winder. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include her husband, Marvin Mosley; a daughter,
Anita Shaw, Nicholson; a son, Thomas Franklin Mosley, Flowery Branch; three
sisters, Julia Jones, Auburn, Frances Simmons, Jefferson, and Mae Jenkins,
Rutledge; and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 2:30 p.m. today at the
Kizzie Robinson died Saturday, Sept. 12, 1998.
Davenport-McLendon Mortuary will announce arrangements.
Clara B. Davis
Clara B. Davis of 370 Wilcox Heights died Tuesday, Sept.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Davis was a daughter
of the late Henry and Vassie Wood and was the widow of Howard Davis. She
was preceded in death by three sons, H.T. Andrews, Billy Andrews and Kennon
Raines. She was a homemaker and a member of Church of God of Bowman.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today in Hillcrest Cemetery,
Bowman, with the Rev. Curtis Hammond officiating.
Survivors include six daughters, Nell Gehrke, Merritt
Island, Fla., Jo Beaver and Annie Bunton, both of Mooresville, N.C., Fay
Andrews Massey, Elberton, Reba Patanella, Rogers, Ark., and Jean Almond,
Athens; four sons, Robert Andrews and Dudley Raines, both of Elberton,
Edward Raines, Athens, and Doyle Andrews, Hartwell; two sisters, Vera Roach
and Evelyn May, both of Royston; and a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren
The family is at the home of Robert Andrews, 1585 Bowman
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American
Cancer Society, 1060 Gaines School Road, Suite B-2, Athens, Ga. 30605.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of
Ernest Leo Gordon, 78, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 1998.
Dr. Gordon began practicing optometry in Atlanta in 1950
in the Peachtree Arcade and later moved his practice to the First National
Bank Building, Atlanta. He was a World War II veteran and a member of First
Baptist Church, Marietta.
Services were Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Marietta
with the Rev. Ken Jones officiating. Burial was in Cheatham Hill Memorial
Survivors include two daughters, Judy Reid, Austell, and
Janet Jones, Dahlonega; a sister, Hattie Pearl Foster, Hull; and three
Carmichael Funeral Home, Marietta, was in charge of arrangements.
Charles S. Kay, 83, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 1998.
A native of Lavonia, Mr. Kay was a son of the late Sam
and Nettie Lee Kay and was the widower of Juanita Steiner Kay.
Private memorial services will be later in Lavonia.
Survivors include three sisters, Louise Carroll and Ruth
White, both of Toccoa, and Mary Wells, Anderson, S.C.; and two brothers,
Hoyt Kay and J.T. Kay, both of Lavonia.
Announcement courtesy of Acree-Davis Funeral Home, Toccoa.
Atlantic Beach, Fla.
Bertie Mae Macomson, 91, of 1903 Challenger Court, Atlantic
Beach, Fla., died Friday, Sept. 11, 1998, at the Riverwood Center in Jacksonville,
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Macomson was born Feb.
21, 1907, a daughter of the late William Cleveland and Evie Ann Scarboro
James. She was retired from Cannon Mills in Kannapolis, N.C., and was a
member of Kannapolis Church of God. Her husband was the late Howard Clifton
Macomson. She was preceded in death by a son, James Rivers Macomson, and
four brothers, Odell James, Otis James, Carris James and Felton James.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at New Hope Holiness
Church with the Rev. Dennis Kesler officiating. The body will be placed
in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Zidon Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Evie Jo McNamee, Atlantic
Beach, Fla.; grandchildren, Dianne Kennedy and Howard James McNamee Jr.,
both of Atlantic Beach, Fla., and Steve and Jennifer Holzapfel, Jacksonville,
Fla.; five great-grandchildren, Amanda Marie McNamee, West Palm Beach,
Fla., Jesse Ryan Holzapfel, Michael Shawn Holzapfel and Chad James Holzapfel,
all of Jacksonville, Fla.; Ricky Glen Crawford Jr., Atlantic Beach, Fla.;
two sisters, Annie Lou Strickland, Canon, and Irelle Thompson, Royston;
and two brothers, Reppard James and Doyle James, both of Kannapolis, N.C.
The family is at the home of James and Mary Strickland,
2651 Airline-Goldmine Road, Canon.
Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas "Burson" Maynard, 60, died Monday, Sept. 14, 1998.
Mr. Maynard was a son of the late Thomas F. and Elizabeth
O'Barr Maynard and the widower of Marie Patton Maynard. He was a farmer
and served in the Navy on the U.S.S. Lexington Aircraft Carrier.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home
with the Revs. Virgil Vickers and Elaine Robinson officiating. Burial will
be in Nazareth United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Beth Autry, Winder; a son,
Tim Maynard, Winder; a sister, Suzanne Hibbs, Atlanta; and three grandchildren.
Mary Reaves, 38, of 320 Calhoun Drive died Monday, Sept.
A native of Madison County, Ms. Reaves was a daughter
of Berlene Phillip Reaves and the late James Russell Reaves. She was an
employee of Lectro Co. of Athens for 15 years and was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Zidon Baptist
Church, Sandy Cross Community, Franklin County, with the Revs. Glenn Guest
and Vernon Dormany officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her fiance,
William Hoey; two sisters, Linda Steele, Danielsville, and Barbara Finch,
Whitehall, employed by Bells Food Store, Athens; three nephews and a niece,
P.J. Finch and Jimmy Finch, both of Hull, Michael Steele, Danielsville,
and Christy Steele, Danielsville.
The family is at the home of Linda Steeles, 82 Chandler
Pallbearers will be P.J. Finch, Paul Terry Finch, William
Hoey, Michael Hart, Michael Steele and Charles Steele.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.
Edwin W. Southerland Sr.
Edwin W. Southerland Sr., 82, formerly of Athens, died
Sunday, Sept. 13, 1998.
A native of Jasper, Ala., Mr. Southerland was raised in
Athens. He was a graduate of Athens High School, the University of Georgia
and the UGA Law School. He also had a master's degree in taxation from
George Washington University Law School. As an undergraduate, he was on
the UGA tennis team and a member of the SAE fraternity. Upon graduation
from Law School, he briefly practiced law in Florida before the outbreak
of World War II. During the war, he served in North Africa and Italy as
an officer assigned to the U.S. Army Adjutant General Corps. He was honorably
discharged as a major.
After the war, he worked for five years as an attorney
for the IRS in Washington, D.C. He subsequently became assistant general
counsel, in charge of tax affairs for Norther Pacific Railway (predecessor
to Burlington Northern) in St. Paul, Minn. Starting in 1968, he and his
wife of 50 years, Elizabeth Lamkin Southerland (also from Athens, Ga.)
co-founded several companies which purchased and successfully operated
the Robert Half International franchises (specializing in financial personnel
placements) in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and Richmond, Va.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998,
in Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens.
Survivors include three daughters, Sarah Gerdine Southerland,
Amherst, Va., and Susan Page Southerland and Ann Hamilton Southerland,
both of Atlanta; two sons, Edwin W. Southerland Jr., Washington, D.C.,
and Patrick Lamkin Southerland, Bethesda, Md.; a brother, Henry DeLeone
Southerland, Birmingham, Ala.; three grandchildren, Katherine Ashton Southerland,
Annapolis, Md., Brett Lee Clark, Atlanta, and Sarah Jenson Southerland,
Bethesda, Md.; a niece, Nancy White, Beaufort, S.C.; and two nephews, Frank
White, Dalton, and Billy White, Auburn, Ala.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that gifts be
made in his name to the American Diabetes Association, Georgia Chapter,
1 Corporate Square, Suite 127, Atlanta, Ga. 30329.
Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.
Vivian Simmons Wilkes, 64, of 366 Brockton-Thyatira Road
died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Wilkes was a daughter
of Clarence and Ruby Faye Garrett Simmons, Jefferson. She was preceded
in death by a son, Bobby Smith Jr. She was a retired communications officer
at Athens Regional Medical Center and a member of Bethany Methodist Church.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Bethany Methodist
Church with the Revs. Hulon Hill and Mark Danzy officiating. Burial will
be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her husband,
Luther Wilkes; a daughter, Cammie Wilkes Thomas, Jefferson; four sons,
Dwight Smith, Mark Smith and Kerry Smith, all of Winder, and Dustin Luther
Wilkes, Jefferson; two sisters, Olivia Barretta, Valdosta, and Barbara
Pardue, Winder; a brother, Clarence Simmons Jr., Jefferson; three grandchildren
and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Joe Massey, Mike Rainwater, Billy
Barnett, Bobby Fields, Alton Rowe and Brent Lord.
The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. today at Evans
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bethany
Methodist Youth Group, 4659 Brockton Road, Jefferson, Ga. 30549.
Mary Catherine Norman, 60, of 5839 Georgia Highway 124
West died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998.
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, will announce arrangements.