Miscellaneous Emanuel County, Georgia Obituaries

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Mrs. Mary Ann Seckinger, 71

SWAINSBORO--Memorial service for Mrs. Mary Ann Seckinger, 71, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2001, from First United Methodist Church of Swainsboro. The Rev. Dave Hansen and the Rev. Benjamin Varnell will officiate.
A native of Decatur, Mrs. Seckinger had lived in Swainsboro 22 years before moving to Jacksonville, Fla., two years ago. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and was a volunteer at The Sunshine House and Race Track Medical Clinic in Swainsboro.
Survivors include her husband, A.L. Seckinger Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla.; a daughter, Mary Kay Seckinger of Denver, Colo.; two stepdaughters, Dianne Gable of Concord, N.C., and Rose Walters of Adairsville; a stepson, Ron Seckinger of Alexandria, Va.; two grandchildren and seven step-grandchildren.
Tomlinson Funeral Home of Swainsboro has charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Judi Nail Frederick, 40

VIDALIA--Mass of Christian burial for Mrs. Judi Nail Frederick, 40, will be held at 3 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 6, 2001, from the First United Methodist Church of Vidalia. Father Mark Ross and the Rev. Dr. Jay Warthen will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeview Memorial Gardens. The Rosary was held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, from the chapel of Murchison Funeral Home, Vidalia.
She died Sunday night in Green County from injuries received in an automobile accident.
A native of Queens, N.Y., Mrs. Frederick was administrator and director of The Ohoopee Regional Council of the Arts. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Vidalia.
Survivors include her husband, Brian R. Frederick of Vidalia; two daughters, Sara Frederick and Mary Frederick, both of Vidalia; her mother, Nancy Nail of Newport Richey, Fla.; her father, Gordon Nail of Newport Richey, Fla.; four brothers, Gordon Nail of Swainsboro, Kenneth Nail of Cajon, Calif., Jeffrey Nail of Fort Bragg, N.C., and Tommy Nail of Newport Richey, Fla.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Green Reid McArthur, Mark Miller, Rick Thompson, Jeff Conner and William Ledford.
Murchison Funeral Home of Vidalia has charge of arrangements.

John Griffin Renfroe Jr., 91

MIDVILLE--Graveside service for John Griffin Renfroe Jr., 91, was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2001, from Midville City Cemetery. The Rev. Leonard Quick officiated.
He died Monday, June 4, in Chestnut Ridge Nursing Home, Cummings, following an extended illness.
Son of the late Sidney Jones Renfroe and the late John Griffin Renfroe Sr., Mr. Renfroe had lived most of his life in Midville. He attended Oglethorpe College, graduated from Virginia Military Institute and was a member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. He was a World War II Army veteran, a 32nd degree Mason and a 50-year member of the Masons. He was a retired farmer and a member of Midville First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Janice Clark Renfroe of Midville; two daughters, Rosalyn Stroud of Birmingham, Ala., and Sylvia Patrick of Roswell; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Morris Green, Lacey Frye, Virgil Black, Buck Brinson, Buck Brannen, George Holloway, Bobby Evans, Pat Dye and Larry Swanson.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary of Swainsboro had charge of arrangements.

Billy Alonzo 'B.A.' Johnson, 76

WADLEY--Funeral for Billy Alonzo "B.A." Johnson, 76, was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2001, from Piney Grove Baptist Church in Cross Green Community. Burial was in Green Cemetery. The Rev. Bennie Brinson officiated assisted by the Rev. Matthew Wilson and the Rev. Robert Stephens.
He died Saturday, May 26.
Mr. Johnson had served as mayor of Wadley 17 years. Born in the Cross-Green Community of Emanuel County, Mr. Johnson was the son of the late George and Mozella Johnson. He attended Green Elementary School, Riley High School and Swainsboro Industrial and High School. He was a graduate of Savannah State College and attended Tuske-gee Institute and Georgia Southern University. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy. Mayor Johnson's professional career included the positions of teacher and principal in four Georgia counties. He was part owner of Jogresan Mortuary in Wadley. 
Mr. Johnson was a drum major for Peace, Justice and Progress. He was a deacon and chairman of the board of trustees at Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church and held membership in Georgia Association of Educators, National Education Association, Georgia Municipal Association, National Conference of Black Mayors and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. He served on the board of directors of Georgia Coalition for Hunger and Voters Education Project.
Survivors include his wife, Hattie Thompson Johnson of Wadley; a daughter, Betty McGruder of Sandersville; four brothers, Jonas Givens Jr. of Columbia, S.C., Walter Givens and Charles Givens of Jersey City, N.J., and James Givens of Philadelphia, Pa.; four sisters, Helen Scott of Gary, Ind., Lyna Dillard of Swainsboro, Dorethea Rivers of Newark, N.J., and Martha Moore of Philadelphia, Pa.; and two grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers were deacons of Piney Grove Baptist Church and elected officials.Willie Jones and Mr. Johnson's nephews were pallbearers.
Jogresan Mortuary of Wadley had charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Beulah Kersey Bailey, 79

TWIN CITY--Funeral for Mrs. Beulah Kersey Bailey, 79, was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 3, 2001, from Temple Baptist Church. The Rev. Sam Willis officiated. Burial was in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
She died Friday morning, June 1, in Athens Regional Medical Center.
Born in Augusta, Mrs. Bailey had lived in Twin City the past 21 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Temple Baptist Church. She was the widow of Eugene B. Bailey Jr. Mrs. Bailey was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Kersey.
Survivors include two sons, H. Wilder Bailey and Carl I. Bailey of Watkinsville; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Wes Barnett, Joe Chancy, Donnie Riner, Donald Hooks, Randle Williford and Joey Webb.
Tomlinson Funeral Home of Swainsboro had charge of arrangements.

Richard I. Anderson, 65

GARFIELD--Funeral for Richard I. Anderson, 65, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 7, 2001, from Twin City First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Tony Caldwell will officiate. Burial will be in Eastbrook Cemetery in Swainsboro.
He died Monday, June 4, in Jenkins County Hospital, Millen, following a brief illness.
A native of Bradford, Pa., Mr. Anderson was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean war. He was a self-employed carpenter and attended First United Methodist Church in Twin City. Mr. Anderson was the son of the late Irvin and Rachel Brown Anderson and the brother of the late Betty Anderson.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Andrews Anderson of Garfield; a daughter, Dowana Greenway of Twin City; three sons, Lance Anderson of Essex, Md., Brent Anderson of Richmond, Va., and Tal Wimberly of Twin City; three sisters, Louise Torrey of Pt. St. Lucie, Fla., Martha Fairbanks of Stuart, Fla., and Helen Leonard of Bradford, Pa.; two brothers, Andy Anderson of Garfield and Bobby Anderson of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; and five grandchildren.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary of Swainsboro had charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Myrtle Drake Stewart, 95

SCOTT--Funeral for Mrs. Myrtle Drake Stewart, 95, was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2001, from Poplar Springs United Methodist Church. The Rev. Tommy Veal officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery.
She died Saturday, June 2, at her home following a long illness.
Born in Johnson County, Mrs. Stewart was the daughter of the late J. Lem and Matilda Smith Drake. She was the widow of Leon P. Stewart. Mrs. Stewart was a former school teacher and a retired postmistress of Scott Post Office. She was the oldest member of Poplar Springs United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son, Dr. Charles A. Stewart of Watkinsville; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were grandsons, great-grandsons and great-grand-sons-in-law, Chris Stewart, Drake Stewart, Jeff Hill, Matthew Hill, Jonathan Hill and Douglas Dillard.
Sammons Funeral Home of Soperton had charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Betty Rushing Turner, 71

STATESBORO--Funeral for Mrs. Betty Rushing Turner, 71, was held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2001, from the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home. The Rev. William E. Brown officiated. Burial was in Bulloch Memorial Gardens.
She died Tuesday, May 29, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Savannah.
A native and lifelong resident of Statesboro, Mrs. Turner had retired from Georgia Southern University. She was a member of Emit Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Peggy Beachum of Statesboro and Cathy Deal of Statesboro; a son, Larry Turner of Springfield; a sister, Ann Hargraves of Lexsy; two brothers, Johnny E. Rushing of Statesboro and Denmark S. Rushing of Lake Oswega, Ore.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home of Statesboro had charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Mildred Y. Moore, 82

SWAINSBORO--Funeral for Mrs. Mildred Youngblood Moore, 82, was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2001, from the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home. The Rev. Emory Fennell officiated. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
She died Thursday, May 31, in Emanuel Medical Center.
A native of Emanuel County, Mrs. Moore had retired from the United States Postal Service after 40 years of service. She was a member of Nunez Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Dinty Moore of Swainsboro; five sisters, Margaret Olander of Rivera, Fla., Dorothy Bell of Lake Park, Fla., Mary Lovelace of Albany, Martha Claxton of Swainsboro and Audrey Murphy of Gainesville; a brother, Wilbur Youngblood of Boynton Beach, Fla.; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Gary Bell, Al Moore, John George Claxton, Ricky Hooks, Lige Moore, Brian Watkins, Billy Lovelace, Benji Fennell and Jeffery Fennell.
Tomlinson Funeral Home of Swainsboro had charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Margaret B. 'Pee Wee' Scott, 54

MIDVILLE--Funeral for Mrs. Margaret "Pee Wee" Brantley Scott, 54, was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2001, from Mt. Moriah A.M.E. Church. The Rev. Samuel Carlyle officiated. Burial was in Green Cemetery.
She died Sunday, May 27, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Cardetta Walker, in Waynesboro, following an extended illness.
Born Feb. 9, 1947, in Emanuel County, Mrs. Scott was the daughter of the late Leroy Brantley and Lucille Brantley. She was a member of Fort's Grove Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir. She had been employed by Burke County Headstart as a bus driver and cook 19 years.
Survivors include her husband, Olan P. Scott of Midville; two daughters, Mrs. Cardetta Jo Walker of Waynesboro and Tenora Lynn Scott of Midville; a son, Olan P. Scott of Cleveland, Ohio; her mother, Mrs. Lucille Brantley of Swainsboro; four sisters, Mrs. Louvella Gracy of Augusta, Elnora Gardner, Mattie Lee Brantley and Barbara L. Ricks, all of Swainsboro; four brothers, Edward Brantley, Carl Brantley and Samuel Brantley, all of Swainsboro and Leroy Brantley of Augusta; and five grandchildren.
Mosley's Funeral Home of Swainsboro had charge of arrangements.

Lonnie P. Hutcheson, 91

ADRIAN--Funeral for Lonnie P. Hutcheson, 91, was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2001, from Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church near Norristown. Elder George McNure and Elder Lynn Hutcheson officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery.
He died Tuesday, May 29, in Emanuel Medical Center, Swainsboro, following an extended illness.
A native of Emanuel County, Mr. Hutcheson was a retired farmer. He was a Primitive Baptist and was the widower of Sarah Fields Hutcheson. He was the father of the late Kenneth Hutcheson.
Survivors include two sons, Lynward Hutcheson of Adrian and Elliott Hutcheson of Atlanta; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Steve Jones, Jerry Johnson, Wayne Hutcheson, Barney Kea, Donnie McNeely, Curtis Moorman and Mike Youmans.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary of Swainsboro had charge of arrangements.


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