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Leroy Dorsey
Cleveland
Leroy Dorsey, 72, of 510 Caldwell Drive, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999.
A native of White County, Mr. Dorsey was a son of the late Ollie and Dollie Byrd Dorsey. He was retired from J-M Poultry Co. and was a member and deacon of St. Johns Baptist Church.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Johns Baptist Church, with the Revs. Franklin Winters and Billy Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in Mount Yonah Cemetery.
Survivors include: two sisters, Alma Dorsey Caldwell, Cleveland, and Mary Dorsey, Atlanta; and two brothers, Henry Dorsey, Twinberg, Ohio, and Walter Carl Dorsey, Decatur.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home.

Rufus A. Frady
Toccoa
Rufus A. Frady, 89, of 1312 Leatherwood Road, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mr. Frady was a son of the late Julius Welborn and Ida Carver Frady and was the widower of Dora Edmonds Frady. He was preceded in death by a son, Ralph Frady. He was retired from LeTourneau Company and was a member and deacon of New Hope Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday School.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Acree-Davis Funeral Home, with the Rev. David Sosbee officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include: two daughters, Stella Stowe, Greenville, S.C., and Louise Hodge, Midlothian, Va.; a son, John Frady, Madison, Ala.; nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the New Hope Baptist Church, Mize Road, Toccoa, GA 30577.

Roswell L. Gatchell
Athens
Roswell L. "Roy" Gatchell, 86, of 105 Greenwood Drive, died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999.
A native of Atlanta, Mr. Gatchell was a retired businessman. He most recently held the position of Archives Director for the University of Georgia Athletic Department, where he collected and cataloged University of Georgia athletic memorabilia. He attended Boys High, Atlanta, and graduated from the University of Georgia. He was a veteran of World War II and was a member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, with the Rev. Eddie Ard officiating. Burial will be in the Oconee Hills Cemetery, Athens.
Survivors include: his wife, Florence Shultz Gatchell; a daughter, Lundy G. Nicholson and her husband, Pat Nicholson, Oak Ridge, Tenn.; two sons, Douglas L. Gatchell and his wife, Lynn Gatchell, Athens, and David L. Gatchell, Franklin, Tenn.; two granddaughters, Lisa Lane and her husband, Buck Lane, Athens, and Leila Dolan and her husband, Patrick Dolan, San Antonio, Tx.; two grandsons, Michael D. Gatchell and his wife, Heather Gatchell, Greenville, S.C., and Evan Gatchell, Franklin, Tenn.; and seven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Lexington Road.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The University of Georgia Foundation, Roy Gatchell Memorial Fund, Butts-Mehre Sports Archives, Butts-Mehre Building, UGA Campus, Athens, GA 30605.

Herschel B. Harris
Watkinsville
Dr. Herschel B. Harris, 92, of 1121 Brittain Estates, died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East.

Katie Hopewell
Jefferson
Katie Marie Hopewell, infant daughter of Tom Eugene and Kathryn Gayman Hopewell, of 2467 Lebanon Church Road, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday in Athens Memory Gardens, with the Rev. James T. Harp officiating.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include: two sisters, Kaylan Michelle Hopewell, Jefferson, and Chelsey Yvonne Hopewell, Leesburg; a brother, Joshua Daniel Hopewell, Leesburg; paternal grandparents, Robert and Betty Hopewell, Hull; and maternal grandparents, Dominic and Dorothy Cardillo, Surry, Maine.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of the arrangements.

Frances M. Massey
Toccoa
Frances Mattox Massey, 90, of 325 Orlando Drive, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999.
A native of Folkston, Mrs. Massey was a daughter of the late Abe and LaDelle Black Mattox. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Toccoa Cotillion Club and was a former member of the Cherokee Garden Club.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Henry Fields officiating. Burial will be in Roseland Cemetery.
Survivors include: her husband, H.M. "Mac" Massey; two daughters, Rebecca Sewell Rountree, Peachtree City, and Dorothy Sewell Jackson, Athens; a son, Royce Joseph Sewell, Toccoa; two sisters, Mrs. L.D. Garland, Bullard, Tx., and Mrs. Jack Tracey, Clarkesville; and two granddaughters.
Pallbearers will be Randy Murray, Elliot Caudell, Kenny Payne, Bill Turner, Butch Smith and Butch Duncan.
The family is at the residence on Orlando Drive.
Flowers are optional and memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 106 Rose Lane, Toccoa, Ga.
Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Elizabeth E. Russell
Athens, Ala.
Elizabeth Easter Russell, 90, of 1801 Riverhill Drive, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Mrs. Russell was a daughter of the late Thomas Cox Easter and Emma Hindman Easter.
Future internment will be at Poplar Creek Cemetery, Athens, Ala.
Survivors include: a son, John Thomas Russell, Bogart; two grandchildren, Kenneth Russell and Kelly Russell Caffarelli, both of Atlanta; two great-grandchildren, Thomas Julian Russell and Elizabeth Rose Cafarelli, both of Atlanta; a niece, Elizabeth Pitary Jusko, Tallahassee, Fla.; and two great-nephews, Jason Jusko and John Jusko, both of Tallahassee, Fla.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of the arrangements.

Niles O. Satawhite
Royston
Niles Oscar Satawhite, 61, of 94 Baker St., died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Satawhite was a son of the late Allen Satawhite and Maggie Banks Satawhite Mayfield. He was employed at Vermont American, Toccoa, and was a member of Royston Grove Baptist Church.
Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Royston Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bascoe Jackson officiating. Burial will be Vance Creek Church Cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Louise E. Alexander Satawhite; seven daughters, Debbie Satawhite, Sandra Satawhite, W. Jean Satawhite, Wanda Bennerman, Betty Jean Johnson, Ann Scott and Daffanece Pass; two sons, John Pass Jr. and Edward Pass; a sister, Geraldine Harper, Cornelia; five brothers, Sylvester Satawhite, Rural E. Satawhite, Earnest L. Satawhite, Luther Satawhite and Paul Satawhite; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. today at Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home.

Joe L. Sims
Commerce
Joe L. Sims, 57, of 2468 Apple Valley Road, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Sims was a son of Ina Booth Sims, Commerce, and the late Lamartine C. Sims. He was a business graduate of North Georgia College and served in the U.S. Army. He was a cattle farmer and worked with Singer Corporation, Goldkist and the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member and past deacon of Apple Valley Baptist Church and was a member of Hudson Lodge No. 294 F&AM.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Apple Valley Baptist Church, with the Rev. Vaughn Howington officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: a sister, Sara Anne Waller, Riverdale; a brother, William Clay Sims, Monroe; and four nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home.

Hugh Tims
Athens
Hugh Tims, 76, of 255 Hillcrest Ave., died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999.
A native of Bell County, Tx., Mr. Tims was a son of the late Robert Lee and Maggie Henderson Tims and was the widower of Louise W. Tims. He was a computer technician with Graphic Composition and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Central Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Central Baptist Church, with the Revs. Ronnie Barnes and Ben Glosson officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include: a daughter, Lisa Moss, Bogart; sisters and brothers, all of Texas; two grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Charlie Marcus, Lynn Hardigree, David Sprinkles, Mike Dean, Hugh Morgan, Tom Harrill, Buddy Wages and Ben Drew.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Men's Bible Class at Central Baptist.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East.

Nancy M. Wood
Winder
Nancy Mathis Wood, 81, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999.
Mrs. Wood was a daughter of the late Osborn and Nan Parker Mathis and was the widow of Howard Wood. He was a retired owner and operator of a day-care center and was a member of Campton United Methodist Church.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today in Campton United Methodist Cemetery, with the Rev. Ross Johns officiating.
Survivors include: nieces and nephews.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ruth Brookshire
Cornelia
Ruth Brookshire, 71, died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999.
McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

W. Frank Dobbs Sr.
Athens
W. Frank Dobbs Sr., 84, died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Bridges Funeral Home.

Ernest Maxwell
Commerce
Ernest Maxwell, 93, of 3812 Highway 441 South, died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, will announce arrangements.

Ruth Brookshire
Cornelia
Ruth Brookshire, 71, died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mrs. Brookshire was a daughter of the late Luther and Emma Coleman Holcomb and widow of Sam Brookshire. She was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, with the Revs. Austin Kelly and Otis Dalton officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include: a sister, Maude McClellon, Cornelia; a sister-in-law, Jonell Holcomb, Turnerville; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ruth Brookshire Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 725, Cornelia, GA 30531.
The family is at the residence of Dorothy Brock, 2553 Pea Ridge Road, Cornelia.

Mark Darius Casey
Jackson
Mark Darius Casey, 34, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999.
A son of Dean and Barbara Casey of Watkinsville, Mr. Casey was a sub- contractor and self-employed.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough. Burial will be in Crestlawn Memorial Gardens, Atlanta, with the Rev. Rusty Sharp officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include: his wife, Lorie Cato Casey; three daughters, Alisha Casey, Crystal Casey, and Kayla Casey, all of Jackson; two sons, Mark Casey and Mathew Casey, both of Jackson; a grandmother, Bertie Casey, Canon; and two brothers, Brandy Casey, Alpharetta, and Lance Casey, Lawrenceville.
Announcement courtesy of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens.

W. Frank Dobbs Sr.
Athens
W. Frank Dobbs Sr., 84, died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Dobbs was a son of the late Willis Frank and Ellen Ione Smith Dobbs. He graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy and was a professor there until his retirement in 1980, received the Outstanding Teacher Award while at UGA, was connected to the Village Pharmacy for a number of years, was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a member of St. James United Methodist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Bridges Funeral Home, with the Rev. Kent Reynolds officiating. Burial will be in Oconee Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Dorothy Gallaway Dobbs; a daughter, Mary Lynn Coate, Macon; a son, Frank Dobbs Jr., Athens; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Sonny Thurman, Brian Coate, Chris Clark, Jim Knowles, David Smith, and Collin Clark.
Memorials may be made to St. James United Methodist Church, 111 Westlake Drive, Athens, GA 30605.
The family is at the residence.

Dr. Herschel Harris
Watkinsville
Dr. Herschel Billups Harris, 92, died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Dr. Harris was a son of the late Herschel Billups Harris Sr. and Grace Durham Harris and widower of Marguerite Kolb Harris. He was the oldest living graduate of the Medical College of Georgia, served as Chief of Staff at St. Mary's Hospital for a number of years, was named Physician of the Year by the American Heart Association in Feb. 1998, was a founding father of the Athens Country Club, and a steward of First United Methodist Church, Athens.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Bill Britt and Grady Wigley officiating. Burial will be in Watkinsville Cemetery.
Survivors include: four daughters, Nancy Kiser, Watkinsville, Connie Callahan, Helen, Mary Toole, Palmetto, and Missy Hill, Athens; and 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East.

Sylvester Stewart Loudermilk
Mount Airy
Sylvester Stewart Loudermilk, 76, died Friday, Jan. 28, 1999.
A native of Habersham County, Mr. Loudermilk was a son of the late Clarence and Mandy Cash Loudermilk and widower of Wanda Neal Loudermilk. He was a member of Camp Creek Baptist Church.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, with the Revs. Clyde Garrison and Michael Parker officiating. Burial will be in Camp Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include: a daughter, Karen Grier, Alto; two sons, Sammy Loudermilk, Baldwin, and Brian Loudermilk, Alto; two sisters, Frances Holbrooks and Elizabeth Greemon, both of Mount Airy; four brothers, William Loudermilk, Cleveland, J.C. Loudermilk and Clyde Loudermilk, both of Mount Airy, and Bobby Loudermilk, Cumming; and two grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Frances Holbrooks, Demorest-Mount Airy Hwy., Mount Airy, and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Frances M. Massey
Toccoa
Frances Mattox Massey of 325 Orlando Drive, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999.
A native of Folkston, Mrs. Massey was a daughter of the late Abe and LaDelle Black Mattox. She was a member of First Baptist Church and Toccoa Cotillion Club and a former member of the Cherokee Garden Club.
Services were 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Henry Fields officiating. Burial was in Roselane Cemetery.
Survivors include: her husband, H.M. "Mac" Massey; two daughters, Rebecca Sewell Rountree, Peachtree City, and Dorothy Sewell Jackson, Athens; a son, Royce Joseph Sewell, Toccoa; two sisters, Mrs. L.D. Garland, Bullard, Texas, and Mrs. Jack Tracey, Clarkesville; and two granddaughters.
Pallbearers were Randy Murray, Elliot Caudell, Kenny Payne, Bill Turner, Butch Smith and Butch Duncan.
The family is at the residence.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 106 Rose Lane, Toccoa, Ga.
Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

Mona Mayhorn
Jefferson
Mona Mayhorn, 79, of Dickson Drive died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999.
A native of Pennsylvania, Ms. Mayhorn was a graduate of Peabody College, with a degree in nursing, and of the University of Georgia with a degree in pharmacy, and a member of Jefferson Presbyterian Church.
Services were Thursday.
Survivors include a close friend, Viola Turpen, Jefferson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jefferson Presbyterian Church, 243 Washington St., Jefferson, GA 30549.
Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ernest F. Maxwell
Commerce
Ernest F. Maxwell, 94, of 3812 Hwy. 441 South, died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Maxwell was a son of the late James A. and Lou Cora Streetman Maxwell and was preceded in death by a son, James Maxwell. He was retired from Roper Pump and was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home, with the Revs. Wayne Douglas, Hilton Purvis, and Carroll Miller. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Bessie Ginn Maxwell; a son, Doyle Maxwell, Atlanta; two sisters, Reba Barrett, Mullins, S.C., and Lelia Byers, Thomasville, N.C.; a brother, Roy Maxwell, Commerce; and three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.

Margie Lee McDonald
Athens
Margie Lee McDonald, 67, of 145 Vine Circle, died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999.
A native of Greenwood, S.C., Mrs. McDonald was a daughter of the late Harrison Lee and Lillian Medlock Neighbors and was widow of Claude McDonald. She was of the Baptist faith.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Bernstein Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elmer Butler officiating. Burial will be in Sonlight Baptist Church Cemetery, Winterville.
Survivors include: a daughter, JoAnn Tompkins, Danielsville; four sons, Jimmy McDonald, Danielsville, Robert Gunter, Forrest Park, and Talmadge McDonald and Harrison Lee McDonald, both of Athens; a sister, Louise Wynn, Greenwood, S.C.; and six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Barbara Ridgway
Black Mountain, N.C.
Barbara Edwards Ridgway, 79, formerly of Toccoa died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999.
A native of Toccoa, Mrs. Ridgway was a daughter of the late Dan and Marjorie Dance Edwards and was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Ridgway. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Toccoa and formerly employed by Toccoa Library.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richard Hawks officiating.
Survivors include: a daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Michael Vergot, Weaverville, N.C.; and a number of cousins.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Stephens County Animal Shelter or to Buncombe County Friends for Animals, Asheville, N.C.

Elizabeth E. Russell
Athens
Elizabeth Easter Russell, 90, of 801 Riverhill Drive died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Mrs. Russell was a daughter of the late Thomas Cox Easter and Emma Hindman Easter.
Future internment will be at Poplar Creek Cemetery, Athens, Ala.
Survivors include: a son, John Thomas Russell, Bogart; two grandchildren, Kenneth Russell and Kelly Russell Caffarelli, both of Atlanta; two great-grandchildren, Thomas Julian Russell and Elizabeth Rose Caffarelli, both of Atlanta; a niece, Elizabeth Pitary Jusko, Tallahassee, Fla.; and two great-nephews, Jason Jusko and John Jusko, both of Tallahassee, Fla.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of the arrangements.

Bobby Lee Stoyle
Smyrna
Bobby Lee Stoyle died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999.
Mr. Stoyle was a member of Green Acres Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery, Danielsville, with the Rev. Dayton Logan officiating.
Survivors include: his wife, Lena Stoyle; a stepdaughter, Joyce Smith, Duluth; mother, Bertha Mae Stoyle, Athens; four sisters, Bessie Wilson and Polly Stoyle, both of Athens, Frances Archer, Ocoee, Fla., and Robbie Blalock, Danielsville; a brother, Henry Stoyle, Royston; and three step-grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Castellaw Funeral Home, Smyrna, is in charge of arrangements.

Alice Parson Taylor
Gillsville
Alice Parson Taylor, 86, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mrs. Taylor was a daughter of the late Tom and Etta Rose Nunn Parson and widow of Emory S. Taylor. She was a homemaker and member of Gillsville Baptist Church.
Services will be 4 p.m. today at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Dennis Kesler officiating. Burial will be in Gillsville Cemetery.
Survivors include: four daughters, Gladys Cain, Commerce, Mildred Garrison, Gillsville, Bertha Whitlock, Chickamauga, and Floy Nell Wood, Nicholson; four sisters, Pauline Arflin, Belton, S.C., Anthie Tatum, Lula, and Ellie Mae Herbert and Jannie Poole, both of Gillsville; a brother, Lam Parson, Gillsville; and eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

J.B. Payton
Elberton
J.B. Payton, 72, widower of Edna Sanders Payton, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Payton, 428 Knight St., Elberton.
Berry Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Rosa F. Simmons
Athens
Rosa F. Simmons, of 185 Glen Haven Ave., died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Lester Bennett
Winder
Lester Bennett, 92, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
Mr. Bennett was a son of the late John and Effie Bennett. He was a retired carpenter.
Services will be 3 p.m Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home, with the Revs. Johnny Wright and Mike McLemore officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: two daughters, Donnie Dowdy, Cordele, and Evelyn Minter, Griffin; six sons, John W. Bennett, Las Vegas, Ray Bennett, Winder, Dave Bennett, Loganville, Bob Bennett, Alpharetta, Jack Bennett, Roswell, and Samuel Bennett, Douglasville; five sisters, Cathrine Martin, Margaret Austin, Edwena Cheeley, Richie Hewett, and Ella Banks, all of Winder; a brother, Julian Bennett, Fredericksburg, Va.; and 22 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 5-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Chandler Ford Brown
Hartwell
Chandler Ford Brown, infant son of Robert Thomas Brown Jr. and Kimberly Heaton Brown of 1179 Melody Lane, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
A native of Charleston, S.C., Chandler was a member of Hartwell First Baptist Church.
Services will be 11 a.m. today at Hartwell First Baptist Church, with the Rev. F. Hugh Kirby officiating. Burial will be in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include: a brother, Robert Thomas Brown III; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Ford Heaton, Hartwell; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stiltner, Sasser; maternal great-grandmother, Olivia Ford Heaton, Bowersville; and two great-aunts, Juanita Chambers and Geraldine Chambers, both of Hartwell.
Memorials may be made to the children's charity of one's choice.
The family is at the residence.
Strickland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Leonard 'Lent' Brown
Danielsville
Leonard B. "Lent" Brown, 86, of 2030 Macedonia Church Road, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Brown was a son of the late Boss and Annie Williford Brown. He was a retired farmer and member of Nicholson Fire Baptized Holiness Church.
Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Michael Powell and Houston Preskett officiating. Burial will be in Danielsville Memorial Garden.
Survivors include: his wife, Verbie Evans Brown; a daughter, Sue Nash, Danielsville; a grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Henrietta Cook
Toccoa
Henrietta Camp Cook, 88, of 507 Canebrake Drive, Anderson, S.C., died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999.
A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Cook was a daughter of the late William Henry and Leila Hitt Camp and was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Jo Patterson. She was retired from Coats & Clark after 33 years of service and was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Toccoa City Cemetery, with the Rev. Jack Lamb officiating.
Survivors include: two daughters, Barbara Edwards, Anderson, S.C., and Carolyn Patterson, Smyrna; three sons, Jesse Cook, Smyrna, Jack Cook, Chamblee, and Billy Cook, Dazell, S.C.; a sister, Ruby Stewart, Toccoa; a brother, Clyde Camp, Jefferson; and 12 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The family is at the home of Ruby Stewart, Toccoa, and will receive friends 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home.

Halton Ed Davis
Jefferson
Halton Ed Davis, 85, of Davis Road, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Davis was a son of the late Tom and Ziphoria Hayes Davis. He was a farmer and former member of Lebanon Methodist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Jackson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include: two daughters, Linda Pass, Athens, and Carolyn Hardigree, Buford; two sons, Robert "Bob" Davis, Atlanta, and Tom Davis, Jefferson; four sisters, Merle Lou McDonald, Fitzgerald, Ellen Perry and Vera Pace, both of Winder, Pansy Alexander, Jefferson; three brothers, John Davis, Atlanta, and Jim Davis and George Davis, both of Jefferson; and five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 3-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ruby M. Fowler
Commerce
Ruby M. Fowler, 81, of 127 Bone Road, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
A native of Anderson County, S.C., Mrs. Fowler was a daughter of the late Wyatt and Lelia Allen Chatham and widow of Paul B. Fowler. She was a retired textile worker.
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Ivie Funeral Home, with the Revs. Jimmy Owensby and Robert Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include: a son, Kenneth Fowler, Danielsville; a sister, Irene Cleveland, Hartwell; and seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.

Charles A. Guin
Washington
Charles A. Guin, 72, of 247 Hendry Lane, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
A native of Wilkes County, Mr. Guin was a U.S. Navy-Air Force veteran of World War II, worked for Pet Milk Co. for over 20 years, and was a member of Fishing Creek Baptist Church and the National Rifleman's Association.
Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Fishing Creek Baptist Church, Tignall, with the Revs. Ficklen Guin and Roy Cates officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife, Anna N. Guin; a son, Richard A. Guin, Washington; two sisters, Helen Wansley, Rome, and Sybil Falis, Ashtabula, Ohio; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Oliver Gill, Addison Hallford, Jesse Moore, Ernest Moon, Chester Howard, and Terry Guin.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Hopkins Funeral Home.

Effie W. Keller
Carnesville
Effie W. Keller, 98, of Hwy. 106, Red Hill Community, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
A native of Franklin County, Miss Keller was a daughter of the late James and Docia Adderholt Keller. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and was the oldest member of New Hope Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at New Hope Baptist Church, with the Rev. David Sosebee officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include: of a number of nieces and nephews, among them Keller Cheek, Eastanollee, and Dociaphine Cash, Toccoa.
The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at Whitlock Mortuary, Toccoa.

J.B. Payton
Elberton
J.B. Payton, 73, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Payton was a son of the late Iley and Hattie Lee Payton and was widower of Edna Sanders Payton. He was a member of Liberty Congregational Church, a retired polisher at Apex Granite Co., and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Services will be 11 a.m. today at Berry Funeral Home, with the Rev. Earl Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Elmhurst Cemetery.
Survivors include: a daughter, Diane House, Elberton; two sons, James Payton and Bobby Payton, both of Elberton; two sisters, Sara Brown and Mozelle Saxon, both of Elberton; two brothers, Huford Payton and Luther Payton, both of Elberton; and four grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Joe Smith, Ronnie Payton, Robert Jones, Tim Jones, Reggie Payton, Brandon Scarborough, and Zachery Watts.
The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Payton, 428 Knight St., Elberton.

Joyce Harrison Shelton
Winder
Joyce Harrison Shelton, 73, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999.
Mrs. Shelton was a daughter of the late Willie and Minnie Freeman Harrison and was widow of W.C. Shelton. She was retired from Southern Waistband Co.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home, with the Rev. Kenneth Deaton officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include: three daughters, Brenda Wilkerson, Lawrenceville, Linda Adams, Snellville, and Donna Manus, Winder; and seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lyle J. Tincher
Hartwell
Retired Navy Capt. Lyle Joseph Tincher, 84, of 2137 Ridge Road, died Friday, Jan. 29, 1999.
A native of Fort Madison, Iowa, Mr. Tincher was a son of the late George Hiram and Ethel Badger Tincher and was widower of Mary F. Henderson Tincher. He was a graduate of Parsons College, attended Harvard University, was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Mediterranean theaters, served 20 years in the Navy, retired from the Civil Service after 20 years in Naval Communications, was a former member of Hartwell Rotary Club, was a member of Hartwell Golf Club, and was of the Methodist faith.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., with full military honors.
Survivors include: a daughter, Patricia Windham, Hartwell; two sons, Ronald J. Tincher, North Miami, Fla., and George Willis Tincher, Round Hill, Va.; a sister, Lois Dorsey, Hendersonville, N.C.; a brother, Maurice G. Tincher, Fort Madison, Iowa; and eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 506 Summit Ave., Anderson, SC 29621.
Strickland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James Lewis Turner
Hartwell
James Lewis "Tootsie" Turner, 73, of 140 Opal St., died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Turner was a son of the late Lois and Lula Turner and was the widower of Mildred Turner. He was a veteran of World War II.
Services will be 6 p.m. today at Mack's Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Johnson.
Survivors include: a nephew, James W. Rucker, Hartwell; a great-niece, Krista Lynn Oliver, Hartwell; and four great-nephews, Anthony C. Turner, Victor M. Turner, Willie Joe Turner, and Joshua R. Turner, all of Hartwell.
The family is at the home of Krista Lynn Oliver, 140 Opal St., Hartwell.

Justin Rylie Shaw
Hartwell
Justin Rylie Shaw, 8-month-old son of Justin and Marcie Bailey Shaw of 7 Prairie Road, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999.
Strickland Funeral Home will announce arrangements.


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