Miscellaneous Clarke County, Georgia Obituaries

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Bob Jackson Addison
Eastanollee
   Bob Jackson Addison Sr. of Hwy. 17 died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998.
   A native of Stephens County, Mr. Addison was a son of the late Russell A. and Willie Mae Cheek Addison. He was a member of Toccoa Pentecostal Holiness Church, the Inspirations Sunday School Class and was a former deacon. He was a mail carrier, owned and operated Addison's Gas and Grocery for 20 years, was a leader in establishing the countywide Fire Departments, and was also Civil Defense Director for two years.
   Services will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Whitlock Mortuary, Toccoa, with the Revs. Don Scott, Fred Kendrick, and Walter Poole Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Roselane Cemetery with Mr. Fred Duncan officiating the graveside service.
   Survivors include his wife, Jean Collins Addison; two daughters, Barbara Addison Ramey, Eastanollee, and Cathy Addison, Kennesaw; two sons, Bob Jackson (Jacky) Addison Jr., Lavonia, and Steve Addison, Riverview, Fla.; a sister, Rose Ellen Stamey, Toccoa; two brothers, Braz Addison, Toccoa, and Dan Addison, Eastanollee; and six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the home and will receive friends 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ruby Lou Cleveland
Tignall
   Ruby Lou Turner Cleveland, 82, of Independence St. died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998.
   A native of Lincoln County, Mrs. Cleveland was a daughter of the late Louis Harrison and Gillie Frances Simmons Turner and was married to the late W.O. Cleveland. She was a homemaker and member of Beulah Baptist Church.
   Services will be 11 a.m. today at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Fowler officiating.
   Survivors include two daughters, Lillie S. Arrington, Greensboro, N.C., and Rebecca Vaughn Shaw, Conyers; four sisters, Alice Evans, Washington, Betty Couch, Walnut Grove, Margaret Bennett, Folson, La., and Nora Brownin, Commerce; a brother, W.L. Turner, Thomson; and eight grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Mrs. Cleveland's granddaughters.
   Hopkins Funeral Home, Washington, is in charge of arrangements.

Bennie Neal Moon
Royston
   Bennie Neal Moon, 52, of 38 Curry Homes died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998.
   A native of Elbert County, Mr. Moon was a son of the late Emory and Luvenia Bell Moon and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, Dewy Rose.
   Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Royston Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Bascoe Jackson officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Pine View Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Lucy Berryman Moon; three daughters, Darlene Moon Keller and Susan A. Moon, both of Royston, and Melody J. Moon, Barnesville; two sisters, Louise Stribling, Augusta, and Gladys Brown, Elberton; a brother, Horace Moon, Athens; and three grandchildren.
   The family is at the home of Lucy M. Berryman Moon, 1491 Dovetown Road, Royston, Ga. 30662.
   Mack's Funeral Home, Hartwell, is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy H. Westmoreland
Clarkston
   Dorothy Howard Westmoreland, 82, of 1052 Sans Souci Way died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998.
   A native of Lavonia, Mrs. Westmoreland was a daughter of the late John Nathan and Effie Lee Jenkins Howard and widow of Zelman Westmoreland. She retired from Coats & Clark in Clarkston after some 30 years of service.
   Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home, Toccoa, with the Rev. Charles Savage officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include two sons, Jerry Westmoreland, Pensacola, Fla., and Joe Avery Westmoreland, Charlotte, N.C.; and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Zack Westmoreland, Matthew Stowe, Allen Westmoreland, Chad Stowe, and Ralph Stowe.
   The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Arthur 'Bo' Chapman
Crawfordville
   Arthur 'Bo' Chapman of 1718 Sharon Road died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998.
   Hughes and Turner Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

David Herschel Malcom
Hull
   David Herschel Malcom, 89, of 853 Adams Duncan Road died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998.
   Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, will announce arrangements.

Elizabeth Adams
Atlanta
   Dr. Elizabeth Knowles Adams of 1685 Mason Mill Road N.E. died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998.
   Dr. Adams was a daughter of the late Frank Armstrong and Viola Paul Knowles. She was a graduate of Georgia State College for Women, Milledgeville, and Emory University School of Medicine. Her professional career included work at the Emory University Student Health Service and the Regional Office of the Veterans Administration. Dr. Adams was very active in civic and community activities including serving on the Board for Metropolitan Area Council on Alcohol and Drugs. Her ready wit and deep insight into problems and issues made her a popular speaker for the Council all over the states. She originated the Neighboring Hearts Program for the mental hospitals in the State of Georgia. She served as president of the Alumni Association of the Georgia State College for Women and was on the Board of the Atlanta Lung Association.
   Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1998, at Rose Hill Cemetery in Royston, Ga., with the Rev. Don Shoup officiating.
   Survivors include her husband, Dr. Charles Pulliam Adams Sr.; a daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Panos Kanes, Decatur; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Charles P. Adams Jr. and Susan Adams, Jacksonville, Fla., and Dr. Arthur F. Adams and Jenny Adams, Knoxville, Tenn.; a brother, David Knowles, Augusta; and six grandchildren, Jessica Kanes and Lindsey Kanes, both of Decatur, Kelsey Adams and Ben Adams, both of Jacksonville, Fla., and Matthew Adams and Samuel Adams, both of Knoxville.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Atlanta Lung Association, American Cancer Association or a favorite charity.
   The body is at A.S. Turner and Sons Funeral Home, Decatur.
   Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, is in charge of local arrangements.

John 'J.W.' Blackmon
Toccoa
   John Will "J.W." Blackmon, 65, of 646 S. Pond St. died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998.
   A native of Elbert County, Mr. Blackmon was a son of the late Floyd and Sarah Gill Blackmon. An Army veteran of the Korean conflict, he was retired from Quality Foods of Toccoa and was a Baptist.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Whitlock Mortuary with the Revs. Thomas Watson and Leroy Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens.
   Survivors include his wife, Ruby McCollum Blackmon; a daughter, Vicky Childs, Carnesville; a son, Jerry Blackmon, Commerce; and four grandchildren.
   The family is at the residence and will receive friends 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the mortuary.

Ieunice Davenport
Jefferson
   Ieunice Usher Davenport, 75, of 314 Clay Drive died Thursday, Sept. 17, 1998.
   A native of Barrow County, Mrs. Davenport was a daughter of the late Mose and Bessie Jones Usher and widow of Harrison Jake Davenport. She was a member of Paradise African Methodist Episcopal Church.
   Services were Sunday at Paradise AME Church with the Rev. Ronald Watson officiating.
   Survivors include four brothers, Mose Usher, Augusta, Julius Usher, Jefferson, Ulysis Usher, Atlanta, and Clarence Usher, Decatur; two sisters, Frances Mackey, Atlanta, and Lena Mackey, Jefferson; and nieces and nephews.
   Mason's Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Margold Ellis
Hilton Head, S.C.
   Margold Dozier Ellis, 51, formerly of Mullins, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998.
   A native of Marion County, S.C., Mrs. Ellis was a daughter of Edgar P.T. and Martha Gold Collins Dozier, Mullins. She was a graduate of Lander College and earned a master's degree in education. She had been a teacher for 29 years and was a member of Hilton Head First Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mullins First Baptist Church, Mullins, with the Revs. Kenneth Sandifer and Lewis McCormick officiating. Burial will be in Cedardale Cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her husband, James E. Ellis; a son, James E. Ellis Jr., Hilton Head; a brother, Edgar P.T. Dozier Jr., Mullins; and a nephew, Trey Dozier, Mullins.
   The family is at the home of Edgar P.T. and Martha Dozier, 308 Cleveland St., Mullins, and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Cox-Collins Funeral Home, Mullins. 
   Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Society, 1248 Lake Murray Blvd., Irmo, S.C. 29063.

William Grady Giles
Watkinsville
   William Grady Giles, 49, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998.
   A native of Morgan County, Mr. Giles was a son of Laurie Thrasher Giles of Watkinsville and the late George Wesley Giles. A graduate of Oconee County High School, he had served in the U.S. Air Force. He was employed by Consolidated Electric Distributors and formerly employed by Fowler Products.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Arthur Bowick's Oconee Chapel. Rev. Robert Garrett will officiate. Internment will be in Salem United Methodist Cemetery.
   Survivors are his mother, Laurie Thrasher Giles, Watkinsville; two sisters, Marjorie Foster, Bishop, and Ann Schiffner, La Vista, Neb.; and three nieces, Kathy Moss, Dana Schiffner and Laurie Schniffer. He was predeceased by a nephew, David Lee, and by nieces, Kelli Moss and Kristen Moss.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
   Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Hospice, the Diabetes Association or Salem United Methodist Church Perpetual Cemetery Fund.

Grace R. Holbrooks
Eastanollee
   Grace Rudeseal Holbrooks, 78, of 184 Hidden Valley Drive died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998.
   A native of Banks County, Mrs. Holbrooks was a daughter of the late Samuel Eli and Mattie Murphy Rudeseal and was the widow of Fairy Fancy Holbrooks. She was a member of Union Baptist Church, where she served as secretary and treasurer.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Old Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Jarrett Ragan officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include four daughters, Jeanette Sosebee, Judy Weaver and Pamela Garrett, all of Eastanollee, and Nancy Smith, Toccoa; five sons, Sammy Holbrooks and Danny Holbrooks, both of Toccoa, and Tim Holbrooks, Richard Holbrooks and Russell Holbrooks, all of Eastanollee; a sister, Lottie Ellard, Canton; two brothers, Robert Rudeseal, Toccoa, and Owen Rudeseal, Hollywood; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
   Grandsons, including Jody Bohannon, Jacky Bohannon, Stacy Weaver, Steven Weaver, Mark Holbrooks, Jason Holbrooks, Robbie Smith and Kevin Westmoreland, will serve as pallbearers.
   The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today and Wednesday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home, Toccoa.

Sandra McAlister
Gainesville
   Sandra Adams McAlister of 2445 Club Drive died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998.
   A native of Chappells, S.C., Mrs. McAlister was a daughter of the late Haskell Leo and Frances Martin Padgett Adams. She was past president of the Medical Wives Auxiliary, a board member of the Guest House, captain of her tennis team, taught Sunday School and was a member of the Gateway House. She attended high school in Chappells, S.C., and was a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina Nursing School, class of 1959. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Gainesville.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. today, Sept. 22, 1998, at First UMC of Gainesville. The body will be transported to McAlister Funeral Home, Charleston, S.C., for visitation 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Lawrence Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
   Survivors include her husband, Dr. Bradwell R. McAlister; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Bradwell Rustin and Cynthia Scott McAlister, Athens, and Stuart Adams and Holly Musselwhite McAlister, Greenville, S.C.; a half-sister, Vicki A. Smith, Prosperity, S.C.; and five grandchildren.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to S.P.G.A. or the First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 2780 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville, Ga. 30506.
   Little-Davenport Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mary B. Mealor
Commerce
   Mary B. Marvin Mealor, 88, of 387 State St. died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998.
   A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Mealor was a daughter of the late John and Laura Duncan Marvin. She was preceded in death by a son, William F. Mealor. She was retired from F.A.O. Schwartz and a member of First Baptist Church of Commerce.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Paulson officiating. Burial will be in Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include two daughters, Virginia M. Barnes and Laura M. Chandler, both of Commerce; two sons, James H. Mealor, Cumming, and John D. Mealor, Commerce; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Bennie Moon
Royston
   Bennie Neal Moon, 52, of 38 Curry Homes died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998.
   A native of Elbert County, Mr. Moon was a son of the late Emory and Luvenia Bell Moon. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, Dewy Rose.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Royston Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Bascoe Jackson officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Pine View Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Lucy Berrymen Moon; three daughters, Darlene Moon Keller and Susan A. Moon, both of Royston, and Melody J. Moon, Barnesville; two sisters, Lousie Stribling, Augusta, and Gladys Brown, Elberton; a brother, Horace Moon, Athens; and three grandchildren.
   The family is at the home of Lucy M. Berrymen Moon, 1491 Dovetown Road.
   Mack's Funeral Home, Hartwell, is in charge of arrangements.

W.H. 'Dink' NeSmith
Jesup
   W.H. "Dink" NeSmith, 76, died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998.
   A native of Recovery, Mr. NeSmith was a son of the late William Council and Annie Kimbrell NeSmith. An Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific Theater, he was a graduate of St. Louis College of Embalming, St. Louis. He was a retired funeral director from Gordon-NeSmith-Harrison Funeral Home and a member and deacon of First Baptist Church. He was a retired chief magistrate of Wayne County, an active charter member of Jesup Lions Club, a former Jesup City Council member, Wayne County Coroner, a hospital board member, Jaycee and chairman of the Zoning and Planning Commission. He was a member of Sons of the American Revolution, a Mason and a Shriner, and a former member of the school board.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Felix Haynes officiating. Burial will be in Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Marjorie V. NeSmith; two daughters, Sandy Bostelman, Fitzgerald, and Sheila Mingledorff, Jesup; a son, W.H. "Dink" NeSmith Jr., Athens; a sister, Lillie NeSmith Corwin, Orlando, Fla.; and six grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the residence, 298 Persimmon St.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1115, Jesup, Ga. 31598.
   Paulk Funeral Home, Fitzgerald, is in charge of arrangements.

William Ogletree
Union Point
   William Howard Ogletree, 86, of 301 Carlton Ave. died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998.
   A native of Taliaferro County, Mr. Ogletree was a son of the late Frank and Lucy Cheney Ogletree. He was a retired mechanic from M&H Garage and a member of Bethesda Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. today in Greenlawn Cemetery with the Rev. Lem Clark officiating.
   Survivors include his wife, Doris B. Ogletree; five sons, Ralph Ogletree, Murrells Inlet, S.C., Gene Ogletree, Swainsboro, David Ogletree, Washington, and Edward Ogletree and James Ogletree, both of Union Point; a sister, Mrs. Henry Callaway, Washington; two brothers, Owen Ogletree, McDonough, Ceophas Ogletree, Union Point; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
   Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers.
   McCommons Funeral Home, Greensboro, is in charge of arrangements.

Dorene Patsolic
Jacksonville, Fla.
   Dorene M. "Bubba" Patsolic, 70, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998.
   A native of Hart County, Mrs. Patsolic was a daughter of the late Thomas L. and Mosie L. Reed Marett and widow of Jack E. Patsolic. She was a bookkeeper at Universal Car Loading and Distributing.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Jacksonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home, Orange Park, Fla., with the Rev. Ken Olsen officiating. Burial will be in Jacksonville Memory Gardens.
   Survivors include two daughters, Jackie Heffner and Toni Lindsey; a son, Steve Patsolic; a stepson, Mike Patsolic; five sisters, including Grace Mitchell, Lavonia; four brothers, including Milford Marett, Lavonia; a stepsister, Rebecca Dowis, Anderson, S.C.; a stepbrother, McRoss Chappelear, Lavonia; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
   Announcement courtesy of Hamby Funeral Home, Lavonia.

Ernest W. Phillips
Clayton
   Ernest W. Phillips, 73, formerly of Toccoa, died Saturday, Sept. 19. 1998.
   A native of Spartanburg County, S.C., Mr. Phillips was a son of the late Boyd and Mary Spivey Phillips. He was a member of Church of God and was self-employed as a contractor.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. today in Roselane Cemetery with the Rev. Wilmer Ivester officiating.
   Survivors include his wife, Omey Childs Garrett Phillips.
   Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Cynthia Reed
Athens
   Cynthia Louise Johnson Reed, 43, of 141 Woodberry Drive died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998.
   A celebration of her life was held Saturday.
   Survivors include her husband, Jesse Reed; four sisters, Dianne Prevo and Mary Ann Duncan, both of Aurora, Mo., Margaret Jones, Republic, Mo., and Judy Reustle, Springfield, Mo.; two brothers, Merrell Johnson, Lubbock, Texas, and Terry Johnson, Hermitage, Mo.; and nieces and nephews.
   Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Hospice Services, P.O. Box 6588, Athens, Ga. 30604.
   National Cremation Society, Mableton, was in charge of arrangements.

Montine N. Reeves
Monroe
   Montine N. Reeves, 86, died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998.
   A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Reeves was a daughter of the late Vinnie Gordon Nunn and Walter Nunn Sr. and widow of Truman T. Reeves Sr. She was preceded in death by two sons, Truman T. Reeves Jr. and Bobby Reeves. She was a retired sales clerk and a member of Monroe First Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Monroe First Baptist Church with the Rev. Glen Money officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Cemetery.
   Survivors include a daughter, Mary Frances Schnake, Macon; a son, Perry Reeves, Athens; two sisters, Claudia Birdsong, Covington, and Jewel Moore, Mansfield; a brother, Dr. Walter Nunn Jr., Huntsville, Ala.; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Arthur Bowick Funeral Directors.

Carson Seabolt
Madison
   Carson Seabolt, 59, of 2811 Greensboro Road died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998.
   A native of Rowan County, N.C., Mr. Seabolt was a son of the late Bertie Alford and Comer Seabolt. He was a truck driver.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Simmons Funeral Home with the Rev. Freddie Belle officiating. Burial will be in Buckhead City Cemetery.
   Survivors include a daughter, Kelly Seabolt, Kannapolis, N.C.; two sons, Jeff Seabolt and Chris Seabolt, both of Kannapolis, N.C.; two sisters, Hazel Wilson, Landis, N.C., and Laura Bell Eagle, Madison; two brothers, F.C. Seabolt, Charlotte, N.C., and Horace Seabolt, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; five grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

William Tate
Comer
   William Brewer Tate, 80, of Route 2, Box 298, Della Slayton Road died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998.
   A native of Madison County, Mr. Tate was a son of the late Henry and Fannie Tate and widower of Elise Parham Tate. He was a retired self-employed carpenter and of the Baptist faith.
   Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Revs. Glenn Guest and Terry Chambers officiating. Burial will be in Vineyards Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include a daughter, Doris Ann Vickery, Anderson, S.C.; a son, William Monroe Tate, Comer; a sister, Mattie Strickland, Kannapolis, N.C.; a brother, Ed Tate, Kannapolis, N.C.; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   Pallbearers will be Bobby Tate, Tim Tate, Jeff Tate, Mike Tate, Tony Tate, David Tate, Raymond Tate and Eric Strickland.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lonnie B. Johnson Jr.
Hartwell
   Lonnie B. Johnson Jr., 51, of 675 S. Jackson St. died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998.
   Mack's Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Sarah Long
Springfield, Mass.
   Sarah Long, formerly of Athens, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998.
   Hurley Funeral Home, Athens, will announce arrangements.

Willie Wright
Winder
   Willie Charles Wright, formerly of Greensboro, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998.
   Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, will announce arrangements.


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