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Lula Adams
Athens
   Lula Adams died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, Miss Adams was a daughter of the late Janie and Will Adams.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. today in East Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Abraham Mosley officiating.
   Survivors include a daughter, Susie J. Adams, Athens; a sister, Mary Adams, Athens; and nieces and nephews.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 1931 Old Broad St., Athens, Ga.
   Hurley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Napoleon Allen
Atlanta
   Napoleon Allen, 66, of 375 Auburn Ave. died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1998.
   A native of Greene County, Mr. Allen was a son of the late John Allen Sr. and Georgia M. Smith Allen and was the widower of Mattie Lee Allen. He was a member of Siloam Missionary Baptist Church, Union Point.
   Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Siloam Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Forrest Lester officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include two daughters, Norma Fowler, Columbia, and Jacquelyn Allen, Atlanta; three sons, Wayne Allen, Anthony Allen and Keith Allen, all of Atlanta; two sisters, Lena Mae Siebert, Evanston, Ill., and Marian Thrasher, Atlanta; three brothers, John Allen Jr., Union Point, Henry Allen, Hampton, Va., and Alfonza Allen, Atlanta; six grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   Visitation will be 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today at Watts Funeral Home, Union Point.

Archie Chaney Sr.
Commerce
   Archie Chaney Sr., 81, of 327 Hill St. died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998.
   A native of Jackson County, Mr. Chaney was a son of the late Aaron and Neszie Chaney. He was self employed as a carpenter and a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Mount Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. R.E. Cooper officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Park.
   Survivors include his wife, Thelma Chaney; a daughter, Alice Pittman, Commerce; four sons, Archie Chaney Jr., Aaron Chaney and Samuel Chaney, all of Commerce, and Jimmy Chaney, Bloomington, Ind.; two sisters, Azell Cardell and Bobbie J. Carter, Louisville, Ky.; four brothers, Joe Henry Chaney, Colion Chaney, James Chaney and Sankle Chaney, all of Indianapolis, Ind.
   Mason Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Velma Collier
Texas City, Texas
   Velma Truelove Collier, 73, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1998.
   A native of White County, Mrs. Collier was a lab analyst for Monsanto for 36 years.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Yonah Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Luther Williams officiating.
   Survivors include a brother, N.E. "Slim" Truelove, Groveton, Texas; and nieces and nephews.
   Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin, is in charge of arrangements.

'Beefy' Eaves
Elberton
   Charles Parker "Beefy" Eaves Sr., 75, of 2757 Rock Branch Road died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998.
   A native of Elbert County, Mr. Eaves was a son of the late Frank King and Ocie Christian Eaves. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Eaves. He was a graduate of the University of Georgia and captain of the Georgia Bulldogs football team in 1945. He was assistant director of the Athens "Y" Camp from 1943 to 1948 and was the Athens High School football coach from 1947 to 1949. He was a member of Chi Phi Fraternity and the Northeast Georgia chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. He was a retired superintendent of the City of Elberton Recreation Department, a Little League district director for 15 years and founder and camp director of Camp Harmony in Elbert County. He was a Marine Corps veteran and a member of Rock Branch Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Elberton First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Ed Sayer and Dennis Clark officiating. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in Elmhurst Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Martha King Eaves; a daughter, Peggy Eaves, Elberton; two sons, Charles "Chuck" Eaves Jr. and Frank Eaves, both of Elberton; a sister, Lorene Clark, Elberton; and five grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Jerry Smith, Richard Brown, Dwain Brown, Kevin Eavenson, Phil Denny, Charley Trippi, Jimbo Thornton, Crayton Phelps, Bob Heard and Bubba Eaves.
   Honorary pallbearers will be Oscar Dixon, Chuck Martin, Mark LeFevre, Tommy Willis, Fred LeFevre, John Ethridges, Allen B. "Bo" Ruff, Hoppy Boyd, Frank Fabris, Nathan Williams, Frank Eberhart, Ed Greenway, Carlton Mell, "Dub" Hiers, Sam Richwine and Neal McLanahan.
   The family is at the home of Frank and Pam Eaves, 2755 Guy Wilson Road.
   Memorials may be made to Camp Harmony, 2063 Harmony Road, Elberton, Ga. 30635, or Rock Branch Baptist Church, 2150 Coldwater Road, Elberton, Ga. 30635.
   Hicks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

John Fowler
Eastanollee
   John Will Fowler, 84, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1998.
   A native of Banks County, Mr. Fowler was a son of the late Henry and Mattie Evans Fowler. He was twice married, first to the late Addie Lucille Thurmond Fowler. He was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church. He was a farmer, a bus driver for Stephens County for 28 years and had worked for 20 years for Z.T. Babb delivering coal and fertilizer.
   Services will be at 4 p.m. today at New Hope Baptist Church with Elder Marvin Loudermilk and the Rev. Ralph Goss officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 3:30 p.m. Burial will be in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Ellen Dutton Fowler; three daughters, Doris Hopkins, Martin, Melba Allen, Sharpsburg, and Jean Lowery, Eastanollee; four sons, Floyd Fowler, DeLean Fowler and Jerry Fowler, all of Eastanollee, and Johnny Fowler, Canon; two sisters, Bertha Cheek and Geneva Rogers, both of Toccoa; two brothers, Nish Fowler and Watson Fowler, both of Toccoa; 23 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.
   Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
   The family is at the home of Jean Lowery, Apache Drive.
   Whitlock Mortuary, Toccoa, is in charge of arrangements.

Sarah Long
Springfield, Mass.
   Sarah Norman Long, 82, formerly of Athens, died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998.
   A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Long was a daughter of the late Grady and Josephine Norman.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Springfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Troy Waymon officiating. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
   Survivors include two daughters, Ophelia Hester and Irene L. Smith, both of Athens; two sons, Joe C. Long Sr., Springfield, Mass., and Sylvester Long, Athens; a sister, Lola Cox, Athens; one brothers, Willie Beck, Athens; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
   The family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. today at Hurley Funeral Home, Athens.

Gaye Maddox
Decatur
   Gaye Watkins Maddox, 39, of 2394 Crestroll Circle, formerly of Athens, died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Maddox was a daughter of Betty Ann Watkins, Athens, and the late Rev. Sylvester Watkins. She was a member of Greater Piney Grover Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bethel Deliverance Temple, Athens, with the Revs. William E. Flippin and Dorothy Craft officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Joseph Wayne Maddox, Athens; a daughter, Shawanna Smith, Athens; two sons, Eric Smith and Carlos Smith, both of Athens; a sister, Quillia Faye Watkins, Athens; two brothers, Johnny Watkins and John Gilham, both of Athens; a grandmother, Gracie Sims, Athens; a grandfather, Sammie James Sims, Athens; five grandchildren and nephews.
   The family is at the home of Betty Ann Watkins, 130 Rose St.
   Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.

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 were Tuesday, 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. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. Burial was 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.C.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.

Clara B. McLane
Hartwell
   Clara Mae Beck McLane, 85, of 108 E. Franklin St. died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998.
   A native of Hart County, Mrs. McLane was a daughter of the late Jim W. and Amanda Fowler Beck. She was a retired seamstress for Hartwell Garment Co. and a member of Mount Olivet Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Strickland Funeral Home with the Revs. Sam Byrum and Rick Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
   Survivors include her husband, John Inman McLane; four sisters, Ila B. McAlister, Anderson, S.C., Rachel B. Ginn, Canon, Eloise Jones, Elberton, and Maybell Bowman, Hartwell; and a brother, Charles Beck, Royston.
   The family is at the home.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mount Olivet Baptist Church, 2973 Mount Olivet Road, Hartwell, Ga. 30643.

Clara Mae Waldon
Alto
   Clara Mae Vinson Waldon, 97, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1998.
   A native of Banks County, Mrs. Waldon was a daughter of the late John and Emma Eggli Vinson and was the widow of the Rev. Lee Waldon. She was preceded in death by a son, Roy Waldon. She was a homemaker and a member of Alto Congregational Holiness Church.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Whitfield Funeral Home, Baldwin, with the Revs. Leon Brown, Aubrey McIntyre and Scott Ledbetter officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Gainesville.
   Survivors include four daughters, Burndeen Elliot and Halleen Waldrip, both of Gainesville, Willeen Tolbert, Highland, Calif., and Jeanette Cook, Cornelia; four sons, Walter Waldon, Gainesville, and Bud Waldon, Carl Waldon and Tony Waldon, all of Alto; 18 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Minnie Willis
Athens
   Minnie Fred Wright Willis of 135 Connally Circle died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Willis was an educator in the public school system for many years and later became president and funeral director of Mack & Payne Funeral Home until retiring. She was a member of St. Paul Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ebenezer Baptist Church, West, with the Revs. Christopher Johnson and Johnny Erwin officiating. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in Lumpkin Cemetery.
   Survivors include two sons, Joseph H. Lumpkin Sr. and Dwight E. Lumpkin, both of Athens.
   The family is at the Joseph H. Lumpkin Sr., 168 Pinecrest Terrace, and will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. today at Mack & Payne Funeral Home.

Richard Winston
Valdosta
   Richard Kinnebrew Winston died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1998.
   Dr. Winston was a son of the late Ambrose Penn and Jewel Kinnebrew Winston. He was a graduate of the University of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia. During World War II, he served with the Public Health Service attached to the Coast Guard. Upon discharge from the service, he practiced medicine in Tifton before moving to Valdosta in 1953.
   Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church with the Revs. A. Jason Shirah, Wayne Moseley and Craig Hutto officiating.
   Survivors include his wife, Clara Puckett Winston, Quitman; three daughters, Lane Winston Smith, Valdosta, Peggy Winston McDonald, St. Joseph, Mo., and Elizabeth Winston, Tampa, Fla.; two sons, Richard Kinnebrew Winston Jr., Leesburg, and John Paul Winston, Baxley; his twin sister, Grace Winston Stephens, Athens; a sister, Mary Winston Rooker, Atlanta; and five grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. today at the home of Lane and Briggs Smith, 3529 Country Club Road.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a favorite charity or to the Richard Kinnebrew Winston Memorial Fund at First United Methodist Church of Valdosta.
   Carson McLane Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Willie Wright
Winder
   Willie Charles Wright, 42, formerly of Greensboro, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998.
   A native of Greene County, Mr. Wright was a son of the late Willie Alvin Wright Sr. and Evie Lee Wright. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter. He was employed by Harrison Poultry, Bethlehem, and was a member of New Springfield Baptist Church, Siloam.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Springfield Baptist Church. The body will be placed in the church at noon. Burial will be in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Greensboro.
   Survivors include his wife, Sarah Wright, Monroe; three daughters, Tammy Wright, Siloam, and Tamika Wright and Lakeisha Wright, both of Monroe; a son, Anthony Moon, Winder; six sisters, Mary McClin, Sparta, Linda Mickens, Mary Monroe and Ella Merritt, all of Greensboro, Clara Woods, Siloam, and Audry Wright, Athens; four brothers, Bobby Wright, Greensboro, Jamie Wright, Monroe, Eddie Wright, Athens, and Willie Alvin Wright Jr., Winder; a goddaughter, two granddaughters, 10 nieces and three nephews.
   Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Watts Funeral Home, Union Point.

Christler Ayers
Toccoa
   Christler Freeman "Chris" Ayers, 36, of Route 1, Highway 320, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998.
   A native of Stephens County, Mr. Ayers was a son of Ruth Dalrymple Ayers and the late James Carlton "Pete" Ayers. He was a graduate of the Georgia School for the Deaf and employed in the poultry industry. He was a Baptist.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Whitlock Mortuary with the Rev. Tommy Childress officiating. Burial will be in New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a son, Barry Freeman Ayers, Cave Springs; a sister, Vickie Ayers Pitts, Toccoa; a grandfather, Esco Dalrymple, Toccoa; and a niece.
   Pallbearer will be Steve Rollins, Scott Rollins, Stanley Rollins, Darrel Smith, Jeff Holland and David Canady.
   The family is at the home of Esco Dalrymple, Highway 320, and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the mortuary.

George Boehmer
Portland, Ore.
   George Robert Boehmer, 85, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1998.
   A native of Portland, Mr. Boehmer worked at the University of Portland as coordinator of special projects in public relations and information services. He retired from the Western Wood Products Association in 1978 and had worked as a book reviewer for the Oregon Journal and as an assistant editor for Northwest Living Magazine. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church. An Army Air Forces veteran having served from 1942 to 1945, he received a European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal and a Distinguished Unit Badge.
   Recitation of the Rosary will be at 10:30 a.m. today followed by memorial mass at 11 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church with the Rev. David Sherrer officiating. Private burial will be in Willamette National Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Gabrielle Huys Boehmer; three sons, Francis Gerard Boehmer, Forest Grove, Ore., Robert George Boehmer, Athens, and Gabriel Huys Boehmer, Portland; and five grandchildren.
   Zeller Chapel of the Roses is in charge of arrangements.

John Brown
Bowman
   John Emory Brown, 85, of 1202 Fork Creek Road died Friday, Sept. 25, 1998.
   A native of Elbert County, Mr. Brown was a son of the late Grady Brown and Addie Cryder Brown. He was preceded in death by a grandson raised in the home, Dwayne Brown. He was retired from the pulpwood industry and was of the Baptist faith.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Deep Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Wayne Barger and Tim Adams officiating. The body will be place in the church at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Cariene Scoggins Brown; four daughters, Geraldine Smith, Bowman, Rebecca Johnson, Elberton, Deborah Bell, Comer, and Linda Pless, Dewy Rose; two sons, Milford Brown, Dewy Rose, and Douglas Brown, Elberton; a grandson raised in the home, Rex Brown; 12 other grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Marlow Scoggins, Charles Johnson, Billy Ray Scoggins, Robin Johnson, Danny Smith and Cecil Johnson.
   The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Johnson, 426 Highland Ave., Elberton, and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Berry Funeral Home, Elberton.

Arthur 'Bo' Chapman
Crawfordville
   Arthur "Bo" Chapman died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Friendship Baptist Church with the Rev. Eulous Harris officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Ethel Mae Chapman; three daughters, Sarah Chapman, Donna Chapman and Sherrie Harris, all of Crawfordville; four sons, William Chapman and Ronnie Chapman, both of Crawfordville, Charles Chapman, Atlanta, and James Stewart, Athens; sister, Ellen Franklin, Florida; 16 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   Hughes-Turner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Norma B. Irvin
Decatur
   Mrs. Norma B. Irvin, a dedicated wife, mother and teacher who loved children and taught in the City of Atlanta and DeKalb County schools until her retirement in 1996 due to health problems, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998.
   She was a graduate of Georgia State College for Women, did graduate work at Emory and Georgia State and received a masters in education from Mercer University. She was an active member of Clairmont Presbyterian Church for many years.
   She is survived by her husband, Mr. Howlett "Hal" Irvin of Decatur, Ga.; sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Donna Irvin of Snellville, Ga., and J. Hal and Nancy Irvin of Norcoss, Ga.; mother, Mrs. Fenida Bell of Elberton, Ga.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dr. Ira E. Bell Jr. and Sara Bell of Morganton, N.C., and Dr. Nelms L. Bell and Doris Bell of Athens, Ga.; and grandchildren, Lindsey Michelle Irvin and Richard Grant Irvin.
   Graveside services will be Saturday, Sept. 26, 1998, at 1 p.m. at Bethlehem Methodist Churchyard in Elbert County.
   In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Mrs. Irvin's memory to Thornwell Home and School for Children in Clinton, S.C., 29324.
   A.S. Turner and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Howard R. Johnson
Swainsboro
   Howard R. "H.R." Johnson, 87, of 226 Lakewood Drive died Friday, Sept. 25, 1998.
   A native of Elberton, Mr. Johnson was owner and operator of Johnson Grocery Co. and past owner and operator of Johnson's Dry Goods, Wrightsville. He was a member of Bethel Primitive Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Johnson Funeral Home with Elders Woodrow Beasley and Gary Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery, Wrightsville.
   Survivors include his wife, Ada Brantley Johnson; two daughters, Ofelia Haley, Conyers, and Willie Towles, Charlotte, N.C.; a stepson, Billy Walden, Swainsboro; a sister, Ruby Carder, Thomson; three brothers, George Johnson, Augusta, and Oscar Johnson and Dewey Johnson, both of Elberton; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
   Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
   The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Walden, 302 Fowler St., and will receive friends beginning at 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.
   Announcement courtesy of Berry Funeral Home, Elberton.

Thelma Lawson
Crawfordville
   Thelma McLendon Lawson, 83, of 151 Edgewood Road N.E. died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998.
   A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Lawson was a daughter of the late Bennie and Essie McLendon and was the widow of Oscar Lawson. She was preceded in death by four children, Dorothy, Joe, Virginia and Lucy. She was a member of The Greater Level Hill Baptist
   Church.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at The Greater Level Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Samuel Duggan officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include three daughters, Mattie Mae Lawson and Christine Lawson, both of Crawfordville, and Marie Stewart, Chicago; two sons, Oscar Lawson Jr. and Johnny Lawson, both of Crawfordville; a stepdaughter, Ella Bell Nash King, Decatur; five sisters, Mattie Bell Young, Essie Mae Grant and Elizabeth McLendon, all of Atlanta, Marion Dolphus, Jamaica, N.Y., and Janie Lue Evans, Crawfordville; two brothers, Willie Joe McLendon, Atlanta, and Harvey Lee McLendon, Augusta; 13 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   The family is at the residence.
   Visitation will be 10 a.m.-8 p.m. today at Watts Funeral Home, Union Point.

Sue Lovvorn
Athens
   Sue B. Meeler Lovvorn, 77, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Lovvorn was a daughter of the late David and Flora Mae Craft Burkhalter. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jean Gunter, and a son, Dub Meeler. She was of the Baptist faith.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, Bogart, with the Revs. Cecil Holcomb and Ralph Arnold officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
   Survivors include eight children, Betty Thomas, Jerry Meeler, Ann Sosbee and Gail Kittle, all of Bogart, Linda Bragg, Royston, Jimmy Meeler, Athens, Debra Colley, Bishop, and Peggy Seay, Hull; six sisters, Kate Meeler, Bishop, Thelma Ross and Bernice Martin, both of Watkinsville, Helen Hicks, Bogart, Juanita Henson, Athens, and Sandra Mobley, Monroe; four brothers, Eugene Burkhalter, Winterville, Charlie Burkhalter, Athens, Ben Burkhalter, Commerce, and Mack Burkhalter, Lexington; 38 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren.
   Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
   The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Kittle, 354 Jefferson Ave., Bogart.

David 'Buddy' Malcom
Hull
   David "Buddy" H. Malcom, 89, of 853 Adams Duncan Road died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998.
   A native of Oconee County, Mr. Malcom was a son of the late Frank M. and Myrtie Malcom. He was preceded in death by a son, David H. Malcom Jr. He was retired from Standard Oil Co. and was a member of Danielsville Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness.
   Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, Athens, with Brother Timothy Williams officiating.
   Survivors include his wife, Loyce Adams Malcom; two sons, Wendell Malcom, Hull, and Walter Harris Malcom, Bartow, Fla.; two sisters, Doris M. Odom, San Pedro, Calif., and Sara Freeman, Athens; nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the building fund of Danielsville Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, c/o Mrs. Loyce A. Malcom, 853 Adams Duncan Road, Hull, Ga. 30646.
   Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.

Abbie L. Matthews
Athens
   Abbie Lou Matthews, 69, of 235 Ponderosa Drive died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998.
   A native of Kathleen, Mrs. Matthews was a daughter of Carl Webb and Lucy Talton Gillespie and was the widow of John V. Matthews Sr. She was a retired Realtor and had attended Tuckston United Methodist Church.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East.
   Pallbearers will be Josh Matthews, Jason Matthews, Doug Keene, Joel Keene, Fred Myers and Art Melson.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Audrey McCall
Hartwell
   Audrey Crump McCall, 73, of 40 Opal St. died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998.
   Mrs. McCall was a daughter of the late Perry O. and Dessie Ayers Crump and was the widow of H. Doyle McCall. She was retired from Poole Department Store and Wilson's Gift Boutique and a member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church, Fidelis Sunday School Class, Happy Agers and the WMU.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Cedar Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Bearden officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
   Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Sudderth, Hartwell; a son, Don McCall, Fayetteville; a sister, Jan C. Burgess, Lavonia; two brothers, Alton Crump and Wayne Crump, both of Hartwell; six grandchildren and a great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the residence.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cedar Creek Baptist Church Family Life Center Fund, Elberton Highway, Hartwell, Ga. 30643.
   Strickland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Grady Medlin
Toccoa
   Grady Thomas Medlin, 78, of 5372 Oak Valley Road died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998.
   A native of Stephens County, Mr. Medlin was a son of the late Will and Ida Crenshaw Medlin. An Army Air Corps veteran, he was retired after 40 years from Coats & Clark and was a member and deacon of Northside Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Revs. Harold Walters and Wayne Roper officiating. Burial will be in Toccoa City Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Bernice Woods Medlin; a daughter, Janet Walters, Piedmont, S.C.; a son, Terry Medlin, Toccoa; four sisters, Ruth Spires, Augusta, Judy Hubshman, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Mary Westberry, Deerfield Beach, Fla., and Anne Nickell, Orlando, Fla.; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
   Nephews, including Jimmy Thomas, Walter Woods, Tim Woods, Mike Thomas, David Medlin and Archie Spires, will serve as pallbearers.
   The family is at the residence and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Orris Schoolcraft Jr.
Greshamville
   Orris "Rocky" Schoolcraft Jr., 66, of 1581 Farmington Road died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998.
   A native of Oregon, Mr. Schoolcraft was a son of the late Georgia Spencer Hanning and Orris Schoolcraft Sr. An Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a retired truck driver for Builders Transport and Cannon Transport. He was of the Holiness faith.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. today at McCommons Funeral Home, Greensboro, with the Revs. Wayne Powers and Jim Chamberlain officiating. Burial will be in Sandy Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Madison.
   Survivors include his wife, June Messor Schoolcraft; a daughter, Gigi Rhoades, Greshamville; three sisters, Florence Hines, Ella Lou Staples and Mariam Shaw, all of Oregon; and four grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Gary Balies, Don Powers, Richie Messer, Mark Bryan, Randy Bryan, Brad Jervis and George Cannon.

Dorothy Walton
Washington
   Dorothy Jean Walton, 50, of 114 Graham St. died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1998.
   A native of Wilkes County, Ms. Walton was a daughter of Dorothy Landers. She was a private duty nurse and a member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church.
   Services will be at noon Sunday at Mount Carmel Baptist Church with the Rev. Lamar Davenport officiating. Burial will be in City West Cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two daughters, Doris Asbury and Roslyn Asbury Bell, both of Washington; a brother, L.M. Landers Jr.; and a grandchild.
   Davenport-McLendon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.


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