Lawrence Cummings, 44, died Oct. 2, 1998.
A native of Barrow County, Mr. Cummings was a son of the
late Lamar and Lois Gregory Cummings. He was employed by Cooper, Barnette
and Page Construction Co.
Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. today at Carter Funeral
Home with the Rev. Larry Youngblood officiating. Burial will be in Bethabra
Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include two sisters, Linda Esco and Brenda Esco,
both of Winder; and a brother, Howard Cummings, Winder.
Lillian M. Isom
Lillian McGee Harbin Isom, 88, of 15 Randall St. died
Thursday, Oct. 1, 1998.
A native of Hart County, Mrs. Isom was a daughter of the
late John and Alice Johnson McGee and was married twice, first to the late
Reece Harbin and then to the late Lonnie Isom. She was a retired presser
for Bellcraft Manufacturing Co. and a member of the Macedonia United Methodist
Services were Saturday at the church with the burial in
the church cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Al Harbin, Charlotte, N.C.; a
sister, Gladys Herndon, Hartwell; a granddaughter and a great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Gideons International, Hart Co.
Camp, P.O. Box 59, Hartwell, Ga. 30643.
Strickland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
John M. Lumpkin
John M. Lumpkin, 85, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 1998.
A native of Habersham County, Mr. Lumpkin was a son of
the late Willie Wesley Lumpkin and Florrah Ethel Nix Lumpkin and was preceded
in death by a daughter, Doris Smith. He was a retired carpenter and member
of Ebenezer United Methodist Church.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Ebenezer United Methodist
Church with the Revs. Tony Kemp and Donald Holbrook officiating. The body
will be placed in the church at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the church
Survivors include his wife, Lucy K. Norris Lumpkin; two
daughters, Emily Barr, Rockvale, Tenn., and Ann Kemp, Brookland, Mich.;
a son, Larry Lumpkin, Clarkesville; two sisters, Violet Jones, Clarkesville,
and Louise Hunkapillar, East Point; a brother, Grady Lumpkin, Chamblee;
and seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today
at Whitfield Funeral Home, Cornelia.
Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation
of Georgia, 1655 Tully Circle, Northeast, Atlanta, Ga. 30329.
Rev. Dorsey Moon
The Rev. William Dorsey Moon, 81, of 196 Hillcrest Loop
died Friday, Oct. 2, 1998.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Moon was a son of the late
George Henry and Mattie Lou Yeargin Moon. He was a retired shipping clerk
for LifeSprings, and a member of Franklin Springs Pentecostal Holiness
Church and the Georgia Conference of the Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Services will be 4 p.m. today at Franklin Springs Pentecostal
Holiness Church with Dr. A.D. Beacham Jr. and the Rev. Durant Driggers
officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 3:30 p.m. Burial
will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens, South.
Survivors include his wife, Euree Strickland Moon; a daughter,
Gloria Witcher, Royston; a son, Gary W. Moon, Franklin Springs; stepmother,
Velma Moon, Elberton; five sisters, Mary Scarborough, Mattie Lou Yeargin,
and Mildred Slay, all of Elberton, Ruth Raborn, Jackson, S.C., and Corine
Kinard, Greenwood, S.C.; five brothers, Elmer Moon, Anderson, S.C., J.E.
Moon and Phillip Moon, both of Elberton, Henry Moon, Toccoa, and Walter
Moon, Greenwood, S.C.; two stepsisters, Louise Raborn, Greenwood, S.C.,
and Sally Alexander, Elberton; and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Emmanuel College, c/o of Dr.
David Hopkins, P.O. Box 129, Franklin Springs, Ga. 30639.
The family is at the residence.
Pruitte Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mabel Morris, 77, of Highway 72, died Saturday, Oct. 3,
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Morris was a daughter
of the late Griff and Maude Smith Meadow. She was a member of the Comer
Baptist Church and a retired payroll clerk with Blue Bell Sewing Plant.
Services will be 3 p.m. Monday at Brown's Funeral Home,
Danielsville, with the Revs. Stewart Lang and Randy Crowe officiating.
Burial will be in Meadow Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Austin Ray Morris; a daughter,
Pam Rice, Hull; a son, Kem Morris, Comer; and four sisters, Helen Eckerd,
Stockbridge, Margaret Crumley, Comer, and Betty Crumley and June Dean,
both of Colbert; and six grandchildren.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
The family is at the residence of Pam Rice, Virginia Lane,
Hull, and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today.
Louise Thorne Nice
Louise Thorne Nice, 68, died Friday, Oct. 2, 1998.
A native of Richmond County, Mrs. Nice was a member of
Mount Zion Baptist Church, Snellville, and of the Order of the Eastern
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Tim Stewart Funeral Home
and graveside services will be 6 p.m. at the Burke Memorial Gardens, Waynesboro.
The Rev. Rick Markham will officiate.
Survivors include her husband, Ralph Nice; a daughter,
Judy Jones, Louisville; a son, Jim Robinson, Athens; and five grandchildren.
Ralph Reid, 77, of 1170 Appalachee Ave. died Friday, Oct.
2, 1998. Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, will announce arrangements.
Olga Lewis Richardson
Olga Lewis Richardson, 94, died Friday, Oct. 2, 1998.
Bridges Funeral Home will announce arrangements.
Robert F. Brooks
Robert F. (Bobby) Brooks Jr. died Saturday, Oct. 3, 1998.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church
of Conyers. Burial will be 3 p.m. in Lexington Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Amelia Golucke Brooks; three
daughters, Polly Brooks Simpson and Amelia Rood Crockett, both of Atlanta,
and Mary Rood Bagwell, Birmingham, Ala.; a son, Ralph E. Rood, Columbus,
Miss.; a sister Mary Brooks Murray, Crawford; a brother, Clifford Brooks,
Crawford; and 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Robert
F. (Bobby) Brooks Scholarship Fund, at the University of Georgia, Athens,
The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. today at the
Harry L. White Funeral Home, Conyers.
Annie L. Chancey
Annie L. Chancey, 77, of 263 East May St. died Saturday,
Oct. 3, 1998.
A native of Barrow County, Mrs. Chancey was a daughter
of the late Robert and Gladys Waters Sturdivant and was married to the
late Bush Chancey. She was a member of Whistleville Christian Church
Services will be 2 p.m. today at Wise-Connolly Funeral
Home with the Revs. Linwood Smith, Ray Fumea, and J.R. Baird officiating.
Burial will be in Carter Hill Christian Church Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Lee, Winder; a son,
Joe Chancey, Bethlehem; and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
H. Raymond Florence
The Rev. H. Raymond Florence, 87, of Lewis St. died Saturday,
Oct. 3, 1998.
A native of Detroit, Mich., Mr. Florence was a son of
the late Edward and Eva Belle Cool Florence and was preceded in death by
a daughter, Mary Ann Elzinga. He was a member of the Toccoa First Alliance
Church, the Adult Sunday School Class, and was a minister. He attended
Missionary Bible Schools in Vermillion, Ohio and Nyack, N.Y. After graduation
in 1933 he became a missionary in Alberta, Canada for a year before becoming
Pastor of Christian Missionary Alliance Churches which he started in Sandusky,
Ohio, Weirton, W.Va., and Albuquerque, N.M. He then went to Africa, in
the Belgian Congo which later became Zaire, and Rwanda and Burundi, where
he spent 25 years working with the Christian Missionary Alliance and Child
Evangelism Fellowship. After this he returned to the home office as Vice
President of Overseas Ministries for 16 years and introduced the C.E.F.
Program to 135 countries. Then he retired at age 65. After retirement he
was asked by Bible Center Ministries International to introduce B.C.M.
to the French countries of West Africa. This led to a stay in Belgium to
translate B.C.M. material into French for two years. Upon returning home,
he retired again at age 73. In 1994 he wrote his book, God Made My Garden
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Alliance Church
with the Revs. Ferrell Towns and David Reese officiating. Graveside services
will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Fairview Memorial Gardens, Stockbridge, with
the Revs. David Fox and William Mellor officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Pleger Florence; a daughter,
Lois Jeanne Lass, Toccoa; a son, Larry Florence, Grand Rapids, Mich.; and
10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends
3-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at Whitlock Mortuary.
Joseph Maxwell, 48, of 271 Jones Circle died Thursday,
Oct. 1, 1998.
A native of Elberton, Mr. Maxwell was a son of William
Henry Maxwell and the late Annie Sue Maxwell and was married to the late
Eva Maxwell. He was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church.
Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Zion Baptist
Church with the Rev. Truman Bolden officiating. The body will be placed
in the church at 2 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include two daughters,
Angela Glaze, Madison, and Sheila Maxwell, Royston; a sister, Maryann Wall,
Hartwell; two brothers, George Henry Maxwell and William Thomas Maxwell,
both of Bowman; and four grandchildren.
The family is at the home of Sheila Maxwell, 147 Jones
Mack's Funeral Home, Hartwell, is in charge of arrangements.
William David Ray
William David Ray, of 603 Mulberry St. died Friday, Oct.
A native of Athens, Mr. Ray was a son of Myrtle Reynolds
Ray and the late William S. Ray and was preceded in death by a son, William
Hugh Ray. He held a Master's degree, was formerly employed by the State
Dept. of Mental Health, was director of the Crisis Pregnancy Center, Allendale,
was a member of Bellinger Chapel United Methodist Church, Fairfax, and
was involved with the Kairos Prison Ministry.
Services will be 3 p.m. today at Smith-Rhoden Funeral
Home, Allendale, S.C. Burial will be in the Swallow Savannah Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife,
Rebecca Price Ray; a son, James Barton Ray, Allendale; and a sister, Patty
Ray Smith, Hartwell.
James W. Vandiver
James W. Vandiver, 54, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 1998.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. Vandiver was a son of Wilbert
Garrett Vandiver and the late Doris Lee Walker Vandiver. He was a Vietnam
veteran and of the Baptist faith.
Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Bernstein Funeral Home,
Athens with the Rev. Crist Camden officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen
Memorial Park, Athens.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include two sisters,
Ruth Ann Warwick, Athens, and Margaret Reszutek, Cumming; and a brother,
Paul Douglas Vandiver, Morrow.
Pallbearers will be Danny Warwick, Bobby Lewis, Jimmy
Christopher, Greg Reszutek, Jeffery Vandiver, and Thomas G. Vandiver.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at the
Faye T. Walters
Faye T. Walters, 75, of Brookhaven Circle died Sunday,
Oct. 4, 1998.
A native of Stephens County, Mrs. Walters was a daughter
of the late Rev. Ben F. and Joy Turner and was married to the late Ira
Odell Walters. She owned and operated a beauty salon for many years and
was a member of Eastanollee Baptist Church and the Dorcas Sunday School
Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Eastanollee Baptist
Church with the Revs. Richard Ivester and Clarence Davis officiating. Burial
will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Kathy Crawford, Toccoa,
and Brenda Tillotson, Graham, N.C.; three sons, the Rev. Harold Walters,
Piedmont, S.C., Randy Walters, Cumming, and Frankie Walters, Clarkesville;
six sisters, Edith Addison, Toccoa, Hazel Anderson, Cornelia, Vera Mae
Ayers and Trudy Nichols, both of Eastanollee, Bertha Pritchett, Buford,
and Jean Rampey, Liberty, S.C.; a brother, the Rev. Ben F. Turner Jr.,
Acworth; and 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandchildren, Brett Walters, Marc
Walters, Bronson Crawford, Ken Walters, Bryon Crawford, and Connon Walters.
The family is at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Crawford,
6248 Roslane and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Acree-Davis Funeral
Eugenia Mae Collins
Eugenia Mae Collins died Saturday, Oct. 3, 1998.
Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home will announce arrangements.