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Eugenia Collins
Toccoa
   Eugenia Mae Collins, 65, of 304 Collins Road died Saturday, Oct. 3, 1998.
   Mrs. Collins was a daughter of the late Doyle and Ruby Osborne Collins. She was a member of Trinity Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Trinity CME Church with the Rev. Robert Green officiating. Burial will be in Toccoa City Cemetery.
   Survivors include a son, Rudolph P. Rivers, Athens; a sister, Juanita Johnson, Toccoa; and a brother, Welton Collins, Washington.
   The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home.

Lois Hanson
Athens
   Lois Hanson, 75, died Monday, Oct. 5, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, Ms. Hanson was a daughter of the late James M. and Bessie Bryant. She was a member of Prince Avenue Baptist Church and retired from Food Services at the University of Georgia.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today in Evergreen Memorial Park with the Rev. Tom Lang officiating.
   Survivors include a brother, Harold Hanson, Illinois; and nieces and nephews.
   Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Annette Johnson
Watkinsville
   Annette Barry Johnson, 88, of 1211 Woodlands Road died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 1998.
   A native of DeKalb County, Mrs. Johnson was a daughter of the late Robert Edwin and Anna Greene Barry and was widow of Lloyd C. Johnson. She was a retired secretary for the DeKalb Planning Commission and a member of Faith Presbyterian Church, where she sang in the choir for 10 years and was active in church work and mission work. She served with the American Red Cross during World War II.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Faith Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Robert McAndrew officiating. Burial will be in Decatur.
   Survivors include a son, Barry Johnson, Watkinsville; and nieces and nephews.
   Elders of the church will serve as pallbearers.
   The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Johnson, 1211 Woodlands Road, and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home West, Bogart.
   Memorials may be made to the Faith Presbyterian Building Fund, 2191 Mars Hill Road, Watkinsville, Ga. 30677.
   Callaway Funeral Home, Union Point, is in charge of arrangements.

Helen H. Mitchell
Toccoa
   Helen Virginia Huffman Mitchell, 76, of 5094 Brookhaven Circle died Monday, Oct. 5, 1998.
   A native of Sardis, Ohio, Mrs. Mitchell was widow of Thomas Bryant Mitchell.
   Gearvside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Mullins Ford Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Leon Miller officiating.
   Survivors include a son, Harold Yost, Wilsonville, Neb.; two stepsons, Edward Mitchell, Westminster, S.C., and Kenneth Mitchell, Minocqua, Wis.; a brother, Jack Huffman, Sardis, Ohio; and three grandsons.
   Pallbearers will be Keith Yost, Darren Gomez, Larry Yost, Terrell Mitchell, Greg Yost and George "Sparks" Fredrick.
   The family members are at their respective homes.
   Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Edna Perkins
Winder
   Edna Perkins, 87, of Lackey Road died Monday, Oct. 5, 1998.
   Mrs. Perkins was a daughter of the late Will and Callie Hardigree Henry and was the widow of the late Ralph Perkins. She was retired from H&H Manufacturing and a member of Midway Christian Church.
   Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. John Birchfield officiating. Burial will be in Midway Christian Church Cemetery.
   Survivors include two daughters, Rachel Austin and Ann Hays, both of Winder; two sons, Billy Perkins and Harry Perkins, both of Winder; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Alice Price
Elberton
   Alice Virginia Nock Price, 94, formerly of 18 Tusten St. died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 1998.
   A native of Elbert County, Mrs. Price was a daughter of the late Ernest G. and Alice Dent Nock and widow of Hunter J. "Chigger" Price. A graduate of the University of Georgia, she was a retired elementary school teacher and a member of Elberton First United Methodist Church.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Elmhurst Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Wallace Wheeles and the Rev. Jack Bozeman officiating.
   Survivors include two daughters, Virginia Bowers, Columbia, S.C., and Ernestine Parker, Atlanta; a son, Hunter J. "Buddy" Price Jr., Birmingham, Ala.; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 5:30-6:30 p.m. today at Hicks Funeral Home.

Ralph Reid
Greensboro
   Ralph Holly Reid, 77, of 1170 Appalachee Ave. died Friday, Oct. 2, 1998.
   A native of Greensboro, Mr. Reed was a son of the late Allen and Hattie Reid. An Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Philippine Islands, he was employed with Ford Motor Co., Chicago, for 30 years.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Veasey, with the Rev. Sarah Billups officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
   Survivors include a son, Larry Reid, Chicago; a sister, Allie Kate Grimes, Greensboro; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   The family is at the residence.
   Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, is in charge of arrangements.

W. Andrew Rowland
Hartwell
   William Andrew Rowland, 94, of 437 Vickery St. Extension died Monday, Oct. 5, 1998.
   A native of Hart County, Mr. Rowland was a son of the late George A. and Myrtice Rumsey Rowland and widower of Lettie Mauldin Rowland. He was preceded in death by a son, Billy J. Rowland. He was retired from Hartwell Mills, where he was a sweeper, and he was a retired farmer. He was a member of Milltown Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Strickland Funeral Home with the Rev. Sid Newell officiating. Burial will be in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
   Survivors include a daughter, Doris J. Brown, Columbia, S.C.; three sons, Jerry A. Rowland and Joe Rowland, both of Hartwell, and Otis Pete Rowland, Sebring, Fla.; 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
   Pallbearers will be Randall Rowland, Freddie Rowland, Jay Rowland, Phillip Brown, Brian Rowland and Randy Rowland.
   The family members are at their respective homes.

Edward Shumake
Jefferson
   Edward Dwaine "Eddie" Shumake, 44, of 157 Pine St. died Monday, Oct. 5, 1998.
   A native of Clarke County, Mr. Shumake was a son of Mary Pruitt Shumake Meadow, Danielsville, and the late Clarence Shumake. He was a heating and air conditioning technician and a member of Academy Baptist Church.
   Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. today at Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Gerald Mitton officiating.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a sister, Elaine Shumake Ledford, Jefferson; two brothers, Wayne Shumake, Jefferson, and Lee Shumake, Ila; and his grandmother, Connie Shumake, Jefferson.
   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jackson County Senior Citizens Center, 219 Darnell Road, Jefferson, Ga. 30549.

Joseph South Sr.
Lavonia
   Joseph Benjamin "Joe Ben" South Sr., 79, of 44 S. City Drive died Monday, Oct. 5, 1998.
   A native of Franklin County, Mr. South was a son of the late Alfred L. and Sallie Catherine Bruce South. He was retired from the Air Force after serving in World War II, the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War, and also was retired from civil service at Dobbins Air Force Base. He was a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church and the Men's Sunday School Class.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Whitlock Mortuary with the Revs. Dan Bartl and Melvin Tims officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in Roselane Cemetery.
   Survivors include his wife, Mildred Catherine Smith South; a daughter, Edith Lyon, McDonough; two sons, Joseph Benjamin South Jr., Smyrna, and James Timothy South Sr., Dalton; a sister, Helen Reed, Fayetteville; seven grandchildren and three great-grandsons.
   Pallbearers will be Jimmy Bolinger, Tim South Jr., Joe South III, Jason Allred, Irwin Norris and Eddie Hall.
   The family is at the residence and will receive friends 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. today at the mortuary.

Reece Spencer
Athens
   William Reece Spencer, 59, of 130 Riverbottom Circle died Monday, Oct. 5, 1998.
   A native of Jackson County, Mr. Spencer was a son of Hazel M. Spencer, Athens, and the late William Spencer Jr. He had lived in this area all of his life and was a member of Redstone Methodist Church. For the past 20 years, he owned and operated Heritage Amusement Co. He was an active member of GAMOA, having served as treasurer, president for two terms, and member of the Board of Directors.
   Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1998, at 3 p.m. at the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East. Rev. Jerry Varnado will officiate. Interment will be in Redstone Methodist Church Cemetery.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Lynn Spencer; son, William Reece Spencer II; daughter, Kimberly Spencer, all of Athens; sister, Jackie Spencer Braswell of Athens; nephew, Jonathan Braswell of Athens.
   Pallbearers will be David Capilouto, Attorney Les Schneider, Rep. Allen Powell, Arthur Smith, Douglas Craft and Tom Hardy.

Kodi Lawrence
Atlanta
   Kodi Lawrence, 3, died Sunday, Oct. 4, 1998.
   Watts Funeral Home, Union Point, will announce arrangements.

Mamie B. Gartrell
Washington
   Mamie B. Gartrell, 62, of 323 Old Skull Shoal Road died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 1998.
   A native of Washington, Mrs. Gartrell was a daughter of the late C.B. and Louise Brittain and was the widow of Clarence Gartrell. She was a member of Gibson Grove Baptist Church.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Gibson Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Roderick Bradford officiating. Burial will be in City West Cemetery.
   Survivors include two sisters, Lucille Curry, Augusta, and Eva Brittain, Washington; and three brothers, Billy Brittain and Charles Brittain, both of Washington, and Harry Brittain, New York.
   McLendon Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth A. Greene
Athens
   Ruth A. Greene died Monday, Oct. 5, 1998.
   Mrs. Greene was a graduate of Vanderbilt University.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Oconee Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Tommy Jordan officiating.
   Survivors include three sons, Dr. James E. Greene Jr., Atlanta, Dr. George R. Greene, Houston, and Dr. William A. Greene, New Orleans; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at A.S. Turner and Sons Funeral Home, Decatur.

Amanda B. Haymore
Madison
   Amanda B. Haymore, 88, of 757 Jasper St. died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 1998.
   A native of Morgan County, Mrs. Haymore was a daughter of the late Sara Elizabeth Patrick and Lucius W. Daniel and was the widow of Walter C. Haymore. She was a retired secretary for Madison Baptist Church and a member of Madison Chapter Order of Eastern Star.
   Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Madison Baptist Church with the Revs. Jim Ross and W.T. Booth officiating. Burial will be in Buckhead City Cemetery.
   Survivors include two brothers, Albert L. Daniels and Floyd B. Daniel, both of Madison; a niece and a nephew.
   The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. today at Simmons Funeral Home.

James Haynes
Danielsville
   James Edward Haynes, 69, of Jot Em Down Road died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 1998.
   A native of Danielsville, Mr. Haynes was a son of Willie Mae Haynes, Commerce, and the late Earnest W. Haynes. He was retired from the City of Commerce as manager of the Maintenance Department.
   Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Donald Wilson officiating.
   Survivors include a daughter, Debra Laine McGarity, Royston; a son, James Michael Haynes, Danielsville; three sisters, Estelle Denton, Homer, and Jean Hooper and Virginia Puckett, both of Commerce; two brothers, E.W. Oscar Haynes and Harold Pete Haynes, both of Commerce; and two grandchildren.

Jane Herring
Kokomo, Ind.
   Jane Carper Herring, 64, formerly of Athens, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1998.
   A native of Texas, Mrs. Herring was a daughter of the late John Henry and Anna Louise Tolbert Carper. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith.
   Private memorial services will be later.
   Survivors include two daughters, Sharlie Herring and Christine Todd, both of Athens; five sons, Brad Herring, Tim Herring, Andy Herring, Robert Todd and Michael Todd, all of Athens; two sisters, Virginia Hubbard, Atlanta, and Mary Lou Smith, Laurinburg, N.C.; a brother, Dan Carper, Austin, Texas; and three grandchildren.
   Announcement courtesy of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens.

Mary Norton
Royston
   Mary Alice Roling Norton, 72, of 471 Beaverdam Farm Road, Royston, Ga., died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1998, at Brown Memorial Convalescent Center in Royston, Ga.
   Mrs Norton was born in Madison County, Aug. 5, 1926, a daughter of the late Theo and Elizabeth Coldwell Roling. She was a homemaker, a seamstress and a member of Rice Baptist Church.
   Services for Mrs. Norton will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 1998, at the Chapel of Pruitte Funeral Home with the Revs. Frank Owens and Willard Fitzpatrick officiating. Burial will follow in Franklin Memorial Gardens-South.
   Survivors include her husband, John C. Norton, Royston; a daughter, Alice Fay Norton Beard, Royston; two sisters, Sarah Hudgins, Conyers, and Doris Owens, Lavonia; two brothers, M.L. Roling and Talmadge Roling, both of Lavonia; grandchildren, John Richard and Susie Beard, Hartwell, and Mary Donna Beard, Royston; and four great-grandchildren.
   The body is at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today. The family is at the home of Jimmy and Faye Beard, 22 Detter Road, Canon, Ga.

Dorothy Simms Whitehead
Athens
   Dorothy Simms Whitehead, 87, died after a short illness on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 1998.
   Her funeral will be graveside at Oconee Hill Cemetery Friday, Oct. 9, 1998, at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Bill Britt and the Rev. Grady Wigley will officiate.
   A native of Rome, Ga., Mrs. Whitehead was born Jan. 25, 1911, to William Sheldon and Fannie MacDonald Simms. She attended local schools and graduated from Rome High School in 1926 and from Shorter College in 1930 with a degree in French.
   As a young woman she frequently came to Athens to visit her sister, the late Mrs. Homer K. Nicholson. She came to Athens again in 1930 to pursue her Master's degree in French from the University of Georgia and attained it in 1931. That year she also met her future husband, Thomas H. Whitehead, a young chemistry professor. The two were married Dec. 19, 1931. Prior to World War II, Mrs. Whitehead taught French at the University of Georgia, where she was also coordinator of NYA programs and career counseling.
   For many years Mrs. Whitehead was active in women's and civic organizations in Athens. She served at various times as president of the Athens Junior Assembly, the Athens YWCO, the Chi Omega Sorority House Corporation and was vice president of the University Women's Association. She served on the board of the United Way, and was a member of First United Methodist Church. She always had a keen interest in newcomers to Athens and tried to involve them in local organizations.
   She is survived by a son, John Simms Whitehead, and his wife, Patricia, of Fairbanks, Alaska, and grandson, Andrew Whitehead; granddaughter, Elizabeth Bunce, and her husband, Dale, of Vista, Calif., and great-granddaughters, Alison Bunce and Lauren Bunce; daughter-in-law, Susan Townley, and her husband, Richard, of New Braunfels, Texas; sister, Mrs. Willard Copeland of Bowdon; and brother-in-law, J. Comer Whitehead, and his wife, Virginia, of Athens; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Thomas Hillyer Whitehead, and a son, Thomas Hillyer Whitehead Jr.
   The family will receive friends from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Bridges Funeral Home.
   The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Athens YWCO or the First United Methodist Church.

Joseph Clark
Winterville
   Joseph Clark of 1075 Dunlap Road died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 1998.
   Mack & Payne Funeral Home, Athens, will announce arrangements.

Rosa Picazo
Danielsville
   Rosa Picazo, 77, of 194 Morgan Road died Sunday, Oct. 4, 1998.
   The family is at the home of Mr. Richardo M. Picazo, 194 Morgan Road.
   Brown Funeral Home will announce arrangements.


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