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Gene Gunnells
Athens
   Luther Eugene Gunnells, 55, of Glen Forest Trailer Court died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, Mr. Gunnells was a son of James Earnest Gunnells, Athens, and the late Gladys Parnell Gunnells. He was a member of Whitehall Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Whitehall Baptist Church with the Revs. Buford Lockman and Ron Cofer officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to his father, include two daughters, Barbara Jean McAdams, Athens, and Amanda York, Crawford; a son, Jim Gunnells, Lexington; two brothers, William Paul Gunnells, Winder, and Richard Ray Gunnells, Athens; and nieces and nephews.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East.

Ada Lou Maxwell
Hartwell
   Ada Lou Fleming Maxwell, 94, formerly of Bowman, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998.
   A native of Elbert County, Mrs. Maxwell was a daughter of the late Henry Austin and Janie Gaines Fleming. She was preceded in death by two sons, Benjamin Maxwell and Pat Maxwell. She was a homemaker and a member of Bowman United Methodist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Hicks Funeral Home, Elberton, with the Revs. Billy Britt and Jim Winn officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Bowman.
   Survivors include four daughters, Hannah Vines, Huey Town, Ala., Winona Ginn, Bowman, Rachel Jones, Winston, and Hortense Maxwell, Lawrenceville; six sons, H. Chandler Maxwell and Louis Maxwell, both of Dewy Rose, Henry Maxwell and Thomas E. Maxwell, both of Dacula, Willard Maxwell, Tucker, and Stuart Maxwell, Lithonia; four sisters, Zelma Mewborne, Elberton, and Annie Ruth Winn, Lois Barton and Margaret Seymour, all of Bowman; 25 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.
   Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
   The family is at the home of Louis and Myrtle Maxwell, 1896 Bowman Highway, Dewy Rose.

Charles Rousey
Bowman
   Charles Edward "Ed" Rousey, 56, of 1839 Shaw Road died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998.
   A native of Elbert County, Mr. Rousey was a son of the late Chester Henry and Fannie Mat Rousey. He was a member of Falling Creek Baptist Church and a truck driver.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Rehoboth Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Bradfield officiating.
   Survivors include his wife, Tibbie Haley Rousey; a son, Eric Rousey, Elberton; a stepdaughter, Lindy Strickland, Danielsville; two sisters, Sue Stanley and Annie Shaw, both of Bowman; a brother, Dean Rousey, Dearing; and five grandchildren.
   The family is at the home of Louis and Annie Shaw, 1843 Shaw Road.
   The family has requested that flowers be omitted.
   Berry Funeral Home, Elberton, is in charge of arrangements.

William Smith Sr.
Athens
   William Clark Smith Sr., 75, of 560 Rivermont Road died Monday, Sept. 28, 1998.
   A native of Rabun County, Mr. Smith was a son of the late Will and Connie Lovell Smith. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a retired appliance repairman with Georgia Power Co. and a member of Central Presbyterian Church, Elks Lodge 790, American Legion, VFW and DAV.
   Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Bernstein Funeral Home with Layman Lloyd Hunter officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
   Survivors include his wife, Sue Carnes Smith; a son, William Clarke Smith Jr., Gainesville; a sister, Susie Smith Fisher, Clayton; and two granddaughters, Beth Smith and Christa Gogstad, both of Alpharetta; and nieces and nephews.
   Georgia Power Co. employees will serve as honorary pallbearers.
   Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Alvin Vandiver
Raytown
   Alvin Vandiver, 68, of 147 Reynoldsville Road died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998.
   A native of Taliaferro County, Mr. Vandiver was a retired truck driver and a member of Washington Church of God.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Washington Church of God with the Revs. Jody Boulineau, Mike Quicke and Cecil Tompkins officiating. Burial will be in Raytown Methodist Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Lois King Vandiver; two daughters, Martha Cole, Raytown, and Judy Gibson, Athens; five sons, Johnny King, Anderson, S.C., Patrick Vandiver, Milledgeville, Loy Vandiver, Maxeys, Paul Vandiver, Union Point, and Jimmy Vandiver, Rutledge; a sister, Sally L. Wakley, Marietta; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Johnny Cole, Dwayne Peters, Paul Vandiver Jr., Zack Ethridge, Patrick Vandiver Jr. and Paul Gibson.
   The family will receive friends until noon Friday at the residence.
   Hopkins Funeral Home, Washington, is in charge of arrangements.

Jack B. Kleinke
Athens
   Jack B. Kleinke, 50, of 124 Holly Hills Court died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998.
   Bernstein Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

Howard Robbins
Siloam
   Howard Robbins, 66, of 1431 Syrup Mill Cross died Saturday, Sept. 26, 1998.
   Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, will announce arrangements.

Robert Evans
Jefferson
   Robert Dorsey Evans, 72, of 480 Holiday Cemetery Road died Sunday, Sept. 27, 1998.
   Mr. Evans was a native of Clarke County.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church with the Rev. Abraham Mosley officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
   Survivors include his wife, Carol Ann Evans; seven children, Ella-Ree Evans, Gloria Gatewood, Egarnois C. Evans, Lu Sheila Evans, Damon D. Evans, Martina Evans and Emma-Jean Evans; three step-children, LaTosha Haynes, LaShawnita Deans and LaSherri Deans; a sister, Ida Brown; and a brother.
   The family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. today at Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home, Athens.

   Deacon Mason Foote
   Colbert
   Deacon Mason Foote, 80, of 3741 Waggoner Grove Baptist Church Road died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998.
   A native of Madison County and a longtime resident of Colbert, Deacon Foote was a son of the late George and Sarah Dudley Foote. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lucille Foote Gaines (Sis). He was retired from Dorsey Heating & Air Conditioning and a member of Waggoner Grove Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 1998, at Waggoner Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Roy L. Thomas, pastor of Waggoner Grove Baptist Church, officiating, assisted by Evangelist Otelia Smith and the Rev. William Jennings. The remains will lie in repose 1-2 p.m. Burial will be in Hitchcock Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Fannie Sue Foote; four daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Warren (Rebecca) Rouse, Atlanta, Bernice Barnes, Athens, Inez F. Hitchcock, Colbert, and Mr. and Mrs. Charlie (Hazel) Wimbush, East Point; two sons, Lonnie P. Foote, Reading, Pa., and Hiram Foote, East Point; a sister, Weida Brown, Atlanta; two brothers, Deacon Troy Foote, Danielsville, and Brother G.B. Foote, Chicago, Ill.; 14 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends.
   Friends and sympathizers are being received at the residence, 3741 Waggoner Grove Baptist Church Road.
   Mack & Payne Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.

   Zadie Freeman
   Mount Airy
   Zadie Burgess Freeman, 88, of Doc Keller Drive died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998.
   A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Freeman was a daughter of the late Walt and Mary Miller Burgess and was the widow of Howard James Freeman. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Ballew, and a son, Jimmy Freeman. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, Cornelia. Burial will be in Eastview Cemetery, Mount Airy.
   Survivors include two daughters, Essie Loudermilk, Cornelia, and Jean Frady, Toccoa; a son, Clyde Freeman, Toccoa; a sister, Fannie Mae Tullis, Mount Airy; a brother, Ernest Burgess, Alto; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
   The family is at the home of Jean Frady.

   John Kleinke
   Athens
   John Byron "Jack" Kleinke, 50, of 124 Holly Hills Court died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998.
   A native of Chicago, Mr. Kleinke was a son of Gloria Walters Kleinke, Western Springs, Ill., and the late Robert Loomis Kleinke. He was a computer equipment salesman and of the Catholic faith.
   Services will be later in Country Side, Ill.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Jill Churchill Kleinke; a daughter, Christine Kleinke, Athens; a son, Scott Kleinke, Athens; a sister, Bobette Pulliam, Indian Head Park, Ill.; a brother, Kenneth Kleinke, Detroit; and nieces and nephews.
   Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

   Gary S. 'Frog' Logan
   Athens
   Gary Samuel "Frog" Logan, 41, of 83 Ryan Road died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, he was the son of Hubert and Iree Logan of Athens, and had lived in this area all of his life. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and had recently attended Prince Avenue Baptist Church. He was owner and operator of Logan's Wrecker Service.
   Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, 1998, at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, West, Bogart, with the Rev. Cecil Holcombe officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Terri Logan of Athens; daughters, Keri and Mary Morgan Logan, both of Athens; sister and brother-in-law, Rita and Ricky Wills of Athens; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dale and Vicki Spray of Crawford; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Don and Martha Carnes of Athens; and two nephews.
   Pallbearers will be Raymond Marden, Mike Holloway, Rick Nixon, Gary Paul, Tommy Kesler, Jimmy Hembree, Mike Fields and Gene Nixon.
   The family will receive friends Friday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

   Mary Parks
   Washington
   Mary Francis Parks, 60, of 137 School St. died Saturday, Sept. 26, 1998.
   A native of Washington, Mrs. Parks was a daughter of Frances Moore, Washington. She was a member of Zoar Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in City West Cemetery with the Rev. H.T. Butler officiating.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two sisters, Julia Moore, Washington, and Lurine Moore, Amityville, N.Y.; four brothers, Leroy Moore and L.C. Moore, both of Washington, John Lee Moore and James Moore, Amityville, N.Y.; and two grandchildren.
   McLendon Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

   Jerri W. Shivar
   Bishop
   Jerri W. Shivar, 62, of 1090 Hardigree Bell road died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998.
   A native of Greene County, Mrs. Shivar was a daughter of Hellen Williams, Greensboro, and the late Clyde Williams. She was retired from AT&T, where she was recently appointed to the Northeast Georgia Community Service Board. She was active in the community with volunteer work and other services. She was a member of First Methodist Church of Bishop.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Oconee Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Doug Bower officiating.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include a daughter, Pattie Cofer, Manhattan, Kan.; two sons, Zachary Shivar, New Orleans, and Mitchell Shivar, Savannah; a sister, Gaynell Tucker, Monroe; and seven grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at Bridges Funeral Home, Athens.

   Marion Thrasher
   Athens
   Marion Marie Thrasher of 130 Vestavia Circle died Monday, Sept. 28, 1998.
   A native of Oconee County, Mr. Thrasher was retired after more than 30 years from the University of Georgia.
   Services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Hill Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Gregory Coleman officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
   Survivors include a daughter, Marionetta Maddox, Athens; a sister, Elmer Smith, Cleveland, Ohio; two brothers, Bobby Thrasher, Detroit, and Riley Thrasher, Atlanta; two grandchildren raised in the home, Monique Maddox, Bogart, and Derek Ward, Athens; and two great-grandchildren, including Brittany Maddox, Athens, who was raised in the home.
   Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

   Esther Voelker
   Toccoa
   Esther Pearl Cook Voelker, 92, of Toccoa Falls died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998.
   A native of Wessington Springs, S.D., Mrs. Voelker was a daughter of the late Milton Marion and Mollie Bond Cook. She was retired from General Motors and also worked a number of years as a drafting teacher at Toccoa Falls Academy. She was a member of Toccoa Falls College Campus Community Church.
   Services will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Rev. Ferrell Towns officiating. Burial will be in Toccoa City Cemetery.
   Survivors include nephews.
   Pallbearers will be David Clark, Buddy Lawson, Phil Gilbert, Fey Lau, Lance Martin and Bobby Nickerson.
   The family is at the home of the Rev. and Mrs. William Farley, 926 Green Valley Drive.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Toccoa Falls College General Scholarship Fund.

   Betty Willoughby
   Watkinsville
   Betty Jean Willoughby, 55, of 1120 Moreland Heights died Saturday, Sept. 26, 1998.
   Mrs. Willoughby was a native of Oconee County.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hurley Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. J.L. Nunnally officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include three sons, Douglas L. Watson, Monroe, and Joseph Watson and James Willoughby, both of Watkinsville; three sisters, Mertis West, Watkinsville, Margaret E. Mack, Athens, and Barbara Harris, Greensboro; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

   Elvera Woodward
   Winder
   Elvera Delores Woodward, 81, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998.
   Mrs. Woodward was a daughter of the late John and Nancy A. Ranieri and was the widow of Leroy Woodward.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Smith Funeral Home with Father Victor Reyes officiating.
   Survivors include a son, Roy Woodward, Winder; and two sisters, Elenor Pellicci, Englewood, Fla., and Arlene Wilson, Woodstock, N.Y.

   Ruth C. Barnes
   Ruth C. Barnes, 87, of 122 Sapphire Court died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998.
   Bernstein Funeral Home will announce arrangements.

   Junior Brady
   TOCCOA - Willie Pratt Brady Jr., 59, of Pine Tree Road died Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998.
   Whitlock Mortuary will announce arrangements.

   Evelyn Daniel
   Evelyn Daniel, 43, of 179 Mission Drive died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998.
   The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m. today at Mack & Payne Funeral Home.
   Young Funeral Home, Monroe, will announce arrangements.

   Ella Mae Garnett
   WASHINGTON - Ella Mae Garnett died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998.
   Davenport-McLendon Mortuary will announce arrangements.


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