Miscellaneous Emanuel County, Georgia Obituaries

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Barney Clayton Shepard Sr., 76
SWAINSBORO--Funeral for Barney Clayton Shepard Sr., 76, was held Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Randall Ray officiating.
He died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, at Johnson County Nursing Home in Scott after an extended illness.
A native of Johnson County, Mr. Shepard was a WWII Army veteran, retired owner of BCS Trucking, Co. and served many years with Swainsboro Police Dept. He attended Calvary United Methodist Church, was a past member of the Moose Club and an Honorary Emanuel County Deputy.
Survivors include his wife, Bonita Collins Shepard of Swainsboro; two daughters, Sandra Shepard Bailes of Atlanta and Callie Melissa Burch of North Augusta, S.C.; two sons, Barney Clayton Shepard Jr. and Clayton Lee Shepard, both of Swainsboro; and one sister, Louise Shepard of Kite.
Pallbearers were Johnny Durden, Allen Durden, Billy Fields, Donny W. Fields, Junior Mason, Willis Claxton, Terry Bell and Billy Page. 
Honorary pallbearers were past and present employees of Swainsboro Police Dept. and members of Thunderwolves Motorcycle Club.

W. S. Boatright, 78
PORT WENTWORTH--Funeral for W. S. Boatright, 78, was held Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home, West Chatham Chapel. Burial was at Hillcrest Abbey West Cemetery.
He died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002 at Candler Hospital.
Mr. Boatright was a native of Emanuel County but lived in Port Wentworth for many years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Port Wentworth where he served as Deacon for several years. He was retired from Union Camp and served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII. He also enjoyed fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Ellen Boatright of Port Wentworth; two daughters, Dianne Boatright of Port Wentworth and Gladys Sikes of Guyton; one brother, James Earl "Pete" Boatright of Swainsboro; one sister, Mae Jean Moore of Port Wentworth; two stepchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home, West Chatham Chapel had charge of arrangements.

Emmie Louise Waters, 94
REBECCA--Funeral for Emmie Louise Waters, 94, was held Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at 2:30 p.m. at Rebecca United Methodist Church with the Rev. Emory Corbett and the Rev. Guy Mathis officiating. Burial was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. 
She died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, at Ashburn Health Care after an extended illness.
A native of Atlanta, Mrs. Waters was the daughter of the late Jim W. and Mary Ann Fry Haynie. She was a member of Rebecca United Methodist Church, Rebecca United Methodist Women's Group and Lillian Gilmore Sunday school class. She was also a member of Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas McArthur Waters Sr. in 1978 and her daughter, Elizabeth Ann Perry in 1998.
Survivors include two sons, T. M. Waters Jr., and Hal F. Waters, both of Rebecca; one brother, James W. Haynie of Cordele; one sister, Margie Cape of Cordele; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Ronnie Waters, Donnie Gibbs, Chuck Perry, Mark Waters, Tim Holcombe and Burly Page.
Perry Funeral Chapel, Inc. of Ashburn had charge of arrangements.

Nell D. Radford Walke, 81
TALLAHASSEE, FLA.--Funeral for Nell D. Radford Walke, 81, was held Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Sardis Primitive Baptist Church near Kite with Elder Woodrow Beasley officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
She died Monday, Sept. 16, 2002 at her residence.
A native of Sparta, Mrs. Walke was a beautician and a member of the Elks Club and Moose Club. She was also a member of Thomasville Primitive Baptist Church and was the wife of the late Elder Cleon Radford and the late Ralph Smith.
Survivors include her husband, Raymond H. Walke of Tallahassee, Fla.; one daughter, Fran Monk of Tallahassee, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Michelle Degan and Danielle Walke, both of Des Moines, Iowa; two stepsons, Jon Walke of Lom Poc, Calif. and Gary Walke of Bondurant, Iowa; two sisters, Ruth Batson and Gayle Moon, both of Greensboro; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary had charge of arrangements. 

Carolyn Joy Beasley, 51
OAK PARK--Funeral for Carolyn Joy Beasley, 51 was held Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002, at 3 p.m. at Ronnie L. Stewart Family Funeral Service Chapel of Vidalia. Burial was at Kirby Cemetery near Oak Park.
She died Friday, Sept. 20, 2002, at her residence after an extended illness.
Mrs. Beasley was a native of London, Ky., resided in Indianapolis, Ind. several years and Oak Park the past 18 years. She was a licensed practical nurse with Vidalia Pediatric Clinic 10 years and also with Toombs Nursing Home and Bethany Nursing Home of Vidalia. She taught nursing aid at Southeastern Technical College and was a member of United Fellowship Baptist Church of Oak Park.
Survivors include her husband, Gary Beasley of Oak Park; two daughters, Jennifer Strange and Cortney Beasley, both of Oak Park; one son, Gary Beasley Jr.; one sister, Lottie McTarsney of Clermont, Ind.; three brothers, Hobart Deaton of Fayette, Ind., Dallas Deaton and Don Deaton, both of Mooresville, Ind.; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Jerry Neal, Calvin Beasley, Charles Alyea, Steven Cloud, Wayne Hopkins and Robert Beckum.
Ronnie L. Stewart Family Funeral Service of Vidalia had charge of arrangements. 

Alton Clayton Slawson Sr., 69
SWAINSBORO--Funeral for Alton Clayton Slawson Sr., 69, was held Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, at 11 a.m. at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary Chapel with Dr. Bob Blankenship officiating. Burial was at Eastbrook Cemetery.
He died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002 at Emanuel Medical Center after an extended illness.
A native of Union Town, Ala., Mr. Slawson was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict and director of night adult education at Swainsboro Technical College. He attended First Baptist Church and was father of the late Alton Clayton Slawson Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Elkins Slawson of Swainsboro; two daughters, Danea Yawn of Wrightsville and Lynn Green of Metter; one son, Phillip Slawson of Jacksonville, Fla.; one sister, Lillie Tanner of Mobile, Ala.; one brother, Jim Slawson of Swainsboro and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Wayne Folds, Dean Drake, Gary Hodges, Buddy Lawson, Wendell Brinson, Wimpy Wiggs, Dennis Hutchins and Don Morris.
Honorary pallbearers were Cecil Reddish, John Stanfield, Harold Knowlton, Bobby Sasser, Jim Cameron, Frank Rich, Nick Herrington, Gerald Woodell, Harold Mullikin and P. O. Youmans.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary had charge of arrangements.

Jerry Richard Clark, 58
WAYNESBORO--Funeral for Jerry Richard Clark, 58, was held Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, at 11 a.m. at Midville Baptist Church with the Rev. Lester Clark officiating. Burial was at Midville City Cemetery.
He died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.
Mr. Clark was a native and lifelong resident of Burke County. He was an employee of Kwikset and member of Midville Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, John W. Clark and Ruth Clark, and two brothers, Henry Clark and Billy Clark.
Survivors include his wife, Karen Mead Clark of Waynesboro; one daughter, Kimberly Clark-Brake of Sparta; one brother, Jimmy Clark of Swainsboro; one sister, Helen Kennedy of Swainsboro and one halfbrother, Lamar Clark of Michigan.
Pallbearers were Joseph Burke, Harry "Mutt" Kennedy, Roger Peck, Tommy Beard, Tommy Mead, Jim Brake and Ellis Peeler.
Deloach Funeral Home, Inc. of Waynesboro had charge of arrangements.

Rollie Wynne Perkins, 86
STILLMORE--Funeral for Rollie Wynne Perkins, 86, was held Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at 11 a.m. at Kennedy Morgan Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel of Metter. The Rev. Louis Pearce and the Rev. Thomas Simmons officiated. Burial was at Stillmore City Cemetery.
He died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, at Metter Nursing Home.
Mr. Perkins was an Emanuel County native and lifelong resident of Stillmore. He was a retired farmer and the oldest member of Stillmore Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Iris H. Perkins of Stillmore; two daughters, Joanne Swanson of Suwanee and Rosalyn P. Alke of Watkinsville; two stepsons, Wendell Harvey and J.C. Harvey, both of Lyons; two stepdaughters, Sue McCumber of Reidsville and Earnestine Powell of Metter; one sister, Dorothy P. Johnson of St. Simons; one granddaughter; 11 stepgrandchildren and several step-greatgrandchildren.
Pallbearers were Wendell Harvey, J.C. Harvey, William Johnston, Kenneth Johnston, Ernest Burton and Jerry Johnson.
Kennedy Morgan Funeral Homes, Inc. of Metter had charge of arrangements.

Fannie Mae Collins Lynn, 80
LYONS--Funeral for Fannie Mae Collins Lynn, 80, was held Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, at 4:30 p.m. at Oak Park Church of God with the Rev. Brian Powell and the Rev. Kelmer Durden officiating. Burial was at Collins Baptist Church Cemetery.
She died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, at Meadows Regional Medical Center of Vidalia after a brief illness. 
Mrs. Lynn was a native of Emanuel County and resided in Lyons the past 41 years. She was a retired federal employee and member of Oak Park Church of God.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Green of Kennesaw and Carol Sue Lynn Faircloth of Lyons; four sisters, Nell Anderson of Lyons, Jo Harrell of Hephzibah, Dot Joyner and Janis LaBelle, both of Midville; two brothers, Albert Jarahn Collins Sr. of Lyons and Marvin O. Collins of Swainsboro; two granddaughters; four godchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Kerry Collins, Jarahn Collins Jr., Harold Milligan, Tommy Stubbs, Wally Stubbs, Clint Hall and Ryan Collins.
Ronnie L. Stewart Family Funeral Service of Vidalia had charge of arrangements.

Arlie "Uncle Sug" Price, 86
KITE--Funeral for Arlie "Uncle Sug" Price, 86, was held Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at 3 p.m. at Southern Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jamie Archer officiating. Burial was at Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church.
He died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, at Emanuel County Nursing Home after an extended illness.
Mr. Price was born in Washington County the son of the late Mack D. and Ada Page Price. He was a retired farmer and member of Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include his brother, Elmer T. Price of Kite, five nieces and six nephews.
Active pallbearers were Donnie Price, Johnnie Price, Joel Price, Todd Ellington, Gordon Thigpen and Tobby Price.
Honorary pallbearers were Harry Winfrey, Rickey Winfrey, Terry Winfrey, Herman Price, Mack Price, Kelly Price Jerry Lawrence, Bill Carmichael and Roy Corley.
Southern Heritage Funeral Home of Swainsboro had charge of arrangements.

Fern Nellie Warren Everett, 89
WAYCROSS--Funeral for Fern Nellie Warren Everett, 89, was held Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at 3 p.m. at Olivett Baptist Church with the Rev. David Currie and Dr. Bucky Kennedy officiating. Burial was at Dublin Memorial Gardens.
She died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002.
A native of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Everett was the daughter of the late Charles Victor Warren and the late Nellie Froggett Warren. She was a resident of Laurens County for many years and a retired registered nurse. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. C. K. Everett.
Survivors include two daughters, Doris Everett Kennedy Trapnell of Dublin and Charlotte Everett Stevenot; one son, Charles K. (Ken) Everett Jr. of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one sister, Alma McDonald of Popillian, Neb.; one brother, David Warren of Seattle, Wash.; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Ryan Everett, Chad Everett, James Stevenot Jr., Jordan Stevenot, Kyle Johnson, Waldo Pharis, Simmon Yoder.
Townsend Brothers Funeral Home of Dublin had charge of arrangements.

Florine Stevens Warren, 68
THOMSON--Funeral for Florine Stevens Warren, 68, will be held Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at 3 p.m. at Curtis Funeral Home Chapel of Thomson. The Rev. Arthur Gunn and Reginald Blakewood will officiate. Burial will be at Westview Cemetery.
She died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, in New Bern, N.C.
Mrs. Warren, a native of Taliaferro County, had lived in Thomson for many years. She was a homemaker and member of Raytown Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Dallas Eddie Warren of Thomson; one daughter, Ann Bahmad of Appling; two sons, W. H. "Buddy" Stevens Sr. of Grovetown and Harvey P. Stevens Jr. of Swainsboro; one stepdaughter, Peggy Kitchens of Thomson; three sisters, Estelle Wilson of Abbeville, S.C.. Barbara Ann Eubanks of Trenton, N.C. and Ruby McCoy of Augusta; five grandchildren; one stepgrandchild and three step-greatgrandchildren.
Pallbearers are Buddy Stevens Jr., Grady Key, Warren Wren, Warren Wren Jr., Bob Burleson and Olen Gay.
Curtis Funeral Home of Thomson has charge of arrangements.

Tealang "T" Lloyd, 80
SWAINSBORO--Funeral for Tealang "T" Lloyd, 80, was held Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Greater St. James Baptist Church. The Rev. Bennie Brinson officiated with the Rev. Stanley Moore assisting. Burial was at Swainsboro City Cemetery.
He died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2002, at Emanuel Medical Center after an extended illness.
Mr. Lloyd was born in Lee County, S.C. to the late Enoch and Janie Murray Lloyd. At a young age, he moved to Ga. where he met and married Iomia Harmon. They had nine children. After Iomia's death, he met and married Elmer Seabrough and they had five children. He was a member of Greater St. James Baptist Church where he served as Chairman of the Deacon Board. He also owned and operated T. Lloyd's Scrap & Metal Company.
Survivors include his wife, Elmer Seabrough Lloyd of Swainsboro; seven daughters, Myra Lloyd Gooden of College Park, Cheryl Lloyd Boston of Lawrenceville, Vernita Jean Lloyd of Willingboro, N.J., Vernell King, Delane Lloyd Washington, Wyomia Brown, and Debra Lloyd, all of Swainsboro; six sons, Tealang Lloyd Jr. of Clarksville, Tenn., Calvin Lloyd of Dumfries, Va., Willie James Lloyd, Bobby Lloyd, Alvin Lloyd and Tommy Lloyd, all of Swainsboro; one sister, Ella Boone of Rembert, S.C.; five brothers, Parker Lloyd and Jessie Lloyd, both of Rembert, S.C., Willie Arthur Lloyd of Bennettesville, S.C., Carson Lloyd of Philadelphia, Pa. and Charlie Lloyd of Newark, N.J.; 38 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; also several nieces, nephews and relatives.
Pallbearers were sons and honorary pallbearers were Greater St. James Baptist Church Deacons.
Mosley's Funeral Home, Inc. had charge of arrangements.

Evelyn Murphy Hayes, 72
PERRY-- Funeral for Evelyn Murphy Hayes, 72, was held Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, at 11 a.m. at McCullough Funeral Home Chapel of Warner Robins. Burial followed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
She died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002, at her residence.
Mrs. Hayes was born in Swainsboro. She was retired from civil service at Robins Air Force Base and a member of First Baptist Church of Perry. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jeems F. Hayes; son, Jeems M. Hayes Sr. and father, James Murphy.
Survivors include her mother, Lydia Murphy; one daughter, Vicki H. Claxton of Perry; one son, Ricky C. Hayes of Perry; one brother, Jimmy Murphy of Swainsboro; three sisters, Mary Kent and Johnnie Boulineau, both of Swainsboro and Tessie Greenway of Bartow; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
McCullough Funeral Home of Warner Robins had charge of arrangements.

Peyton Lott Youmans, 67
SAVANNAH--Funeral for Peyton Lott Youmans, 67 will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at 7 p.m. at Hubert C. Baker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Alan Bosson, the Rev. Jerry Claxton and the Rev. Robert Blankenship officiating. 
A second funeral service will be held Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Swainsboro. Burial will follow at Youmans Cemetery in Swainsboro.
He died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002.
Born in Emanuel County, Mr. Youmans was a member of Southside Baptist Church and former member of First Baptist Church of Swainsboro prior to moving to Savannah. He was a former member of the Exchange Club of Chatham County, Jaycees and German Country Club. He was formerly employed by Citizens & Southern National Bank, Sun Finance and Loan Company and retired from Georgia Department of Revenue. He was also owner and operator of Youman's Swap Shop at Isle of Hope from 1984-1990.
Survivors include his wife, Marie C. Youmans of Savannah; his mother, Effie Louise Wilkes Youmans of Swainsboro; two sons, Jeffrey Alan Youmans of Brooks and Peyton Lee Youmans II of Prince George, Va.; two daughters, Charlotte Y. Fortner of Dacula and Joy Denise Youmans of Savannah; two sisters, Charlotte Y. Sowell of Savannah and Jackie Youmans Drake of Swainsboro; three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Lee Sowell, Jim Poole, Larry Sweat, Phillip Y. Drake, Charles Matzen and Sonny Kessler.
Honorary pallbearers are Tom Edwards Sunday School Class in Savannah.
Hubert C. Baker Funeral Home and Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary have charge of arrangements.


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