Miscellaneous Emanuel County, Georgia Obituaries

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Virginia H. Bollier, 85

ADRIAN--Funeral for Virginia H. Bollier, 85, will be held Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at 3 p.m. at Adrian United Methodist Church with the Rev. Tommy Veal officiating. Burial will be at Poplar Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery near Adrian.
She died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003.
A native of Allen County, Indiana, Mrs. Bollier was the daughter of the late Vernon and Ruth Chapman Horn. She was a member of Adrian United Methodist Church and was married to the late Melvin Rudolph Bollier.
Survivors include two daughters, Melanie Knapp of Adrian and Judy Jones of Merced, Calif.; one son Jon Bollier of Coral Springs, Fla.; one sister, Mitzi Heoppner of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; two brothers, Jim Horn of Grabill, Ind. and Leo Horn of Harlan, Ind.; nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Sammons Funeral Home of Soperton has charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Charles Collins, 76

METTER--Funeral for Charles Collins, 76, was held Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at 11 a.m. at Wood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Johnny Beasley officiating. Burial was at Cool Springs Cemetery.
He died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003, at Candler County Hospital.
Mr. Collins was retired from Candler County Road Department after 44 years of service and was a member of Metter Freewill Baptist Church. 
Survivors include three daughters, Myrtle Lee Kennedy of Brooklet, Betty Jean Beckworth of Metter and Dorothy Brierton on Tampa; one son, Charles Lester Collins of California; three stepdaughters, Dorothy Powell of Fountain Inn, S.C., Joann Alexander of Collins and Billie Sue Phillips of Cobbtown; two sisters, Geneva Crosby of Brooklet and Vera Dale Allen of Richmond Hill; two brothers, Mandel Collins of Pembroke and Tom Collins Jr. of Statesboro; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Wood Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.
 
 

Jackie Melvin Woods, 64

MACON--Graveside services for Jackie Melvin Woods, 64, were held Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Church Cemetery with the Rev. Lamar Kersey officiating. 
He died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003 at Laurel Baye Nursing Home of Macon.
Mr. Woods was a native of Emanuel County and lived in Dublin before moving to Macon.
Survivors include two sisters, Lavern Malcom of Bradenton, Fla. and Mary Ann Beck of Macon; one brother, Johnny Woods of Sun City, Fla. and several nieces and nephews.
Tomlinson Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Ronnie Lewis Kight, 46

SWAINSBORO--Funeral for Ronnie Lewis Kight, 46, was held Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at 2 p.m. at Southern Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lamar Kersey officiating. Burial was at Minton's Chapel Cemetery.
He died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003.
A native of Emanuel County, Mr. Kight had served in the U.S. Army. He was a truck driver and a Baptist.
Survivors include three daughters, Leigh Asbell of Jeffersonville, Alicia Kight of Dublin and Cindy Kight of Cochran; three sisters, Kathy McKenzie of Adrian, Katie Hooks of Garfield and Faye Bishop of Twin City.
Pallbearers were Buddy Adams, Benny Garnto, Shay Sheppard, Gene Hopkins, Robert Mason and Bobby Hutcheson.
Southern Heritage Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.
 

Jerolene Hutcheson Phillips, 67

LYONS--Funeral for Jerolene Hutcheson Phillips, 67, was held Saturday, Jan. 24, 2003, at 11 a.m. at First Advent Christian Church of Vidalia with the Rev. Clint Hutcheson and the Rev. Travis Hutcheson officiating. Burial was at Phillips Family Cemetery near Oak Park.
She died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003, at her residence after an extended illness.
A native of Toombs County, Mrs. Phillips was a homemaker and member of First Advent Christian Church. She was the wife of the late Clyde J. Phillips.
Survivors include four daughters, Jenny Barwick of Vidalia, Ann Beckum, Judy Mosley and Kathy Messex, all of Lyons; two sons, Charlie Phillips and Max Phillips, both of Lyons; one sister, Oliene Kirby Smith of Swainsboro; one brother, Omer Hutcheson of Oak Park; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Robert Beckum, Kyle Wiggins, Chad Hutcheson, Stacey Hutcheson, Billy Copeland and Rick Shaw.
Honorary pallbearers were members of First Advent Christian Church.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary had charge of arrangements.
 

Jessie C. Wilkerson, 73

KITE--Funeral for Jessie C. Wilkerson, 73, will be held Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, at 2 p.m. at Kite Church of God with the Rev. Allen Meeks and the Rev. Lamar Kersey officiating. Burial will be at Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery of Kite.
He died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at University Hospital.
A native of Johnson County, Mr. Wilkerson was the son of the late Jim and Elminie Beasley Wilkerson. He had worked for Thermo King and served in the U.S. Army. He was a Methodist but attended Kite Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Annette Wilkerson of Kite; four sons, Jerry Wilkerson, Roger Wilkerson, Bobby Wilkerson and Rickey Wilkerson, all of Wrightsville; one brother, Billy Jack Wilkerson of Moreheaven, Fla.; one sister, Sara Powell of Meldrin; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be James Neal Radford, Jimmy Cheeks, William Henry, Jason Lee, John Page and Elton Powell.
Southern Heritage Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Ruby C. Blizzard, 83

STATESBORO--Graveside services for Ruby C. Blizzard, 83, will be held Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003, at 3 p.m. at Millen City Cemetery.
She died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at St. Joseph's Hospital of Savannah.
A native of Jenkins County, Mrs. Blizzard lived most of her life in Bulloch County and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Newton Lavaughn Blizzard.
Survivors include two sons, Richard Blizzard of Claxton and Al Blizzard of Tallahassee, Fla.; and five grandchildren.
Hodges-Turner-Anderson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
 
 

Hattie Johnson, 63

TWIN CITY--Funeral for Hattie Johnson, 63, will be held Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. 
She died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, after a brief illness.
A native of Emanuel County, Mrs. Johnson was a graduate of Emanuel County Industrial High School. She received a B.S. degree in Elementary Education from Tuskegee Institute of Tuskegee, Ala. and a Masters degree from Coppin State University of Baltimore, Md. She lived in Baltimore 36 years and was employed by City of Baltimore and State of Maryland. After her retirement in 2000, she returned to Twin City. She was a member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church of Canoochee.
Survivors include her mother, Mrs. Orvie Walker of Twin City and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Whitaker Funeral Home of Metter has charge of arrangements.
 
 

Hollis Jack Stephens, 86

SWAINSBORO--Funeral for Hollis Jack Stephens, 86, was held Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, at 11 a.m. at Swainsboro Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Howard Cox officiating. Burial was at Swainsboro City Cemetery. 
He died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at Lakeside Manner Rest Home after an extended illness.
A native of Emanuel County, Mr. Stephens was a retired farmer, a combat veteran of World War II serving in North Africa and Italy and a deacon of Swainsboro Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Christine H. Stephens of Swainsboro; two daughters, Betty Johnson of Twin City and Patsy Kent of Garfield; one son J. Tyson Stephens of Swainsboro; one sister, Pearl Allmond of Hawkinsville; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Josh Stephens, Daniel Moxley, Mike Hatcher, David Kent, Geoffrey Walton, Larry Bell, Terry Bell and Donnie Horton.
Honorary pallbearers were Raymond Riner and deacons of Swainsboro Primitive Baptist Church.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary had charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Johnny Clyde Stephens, 88

ADRIAN--Funeral for Johnny Clyde Stephens, 88, was held Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at 11 a.m. at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary Chapel with Elder George McNure and Elder Lynn Hutcheson officiating. Burial was at Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery near Norristown.
He died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at Glenvue Nursing Home of Glennville after an extended illness.
Mr. Stephens was a native of Emanuel County and a retired farmer.
Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Webb of Adrian and Connie Clifton of Newnan; one son, Garland Stephens of Glennville; four sisters, Frankie Nell Powell of Swainsboro, Marie Cannady of Conyers, Lorine Hutcheson and Inez Moore, both of Adrian; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Steve Jones, Newborn Hutcheson, Wayne Hutcheson, Keith Hutcheson, Donnie Canady, David Moore, Hughie Hutcheson and Joe Hall.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary had charge of arrangements.
 

Esther Lurline Gillis, 93

SWAINSBORO--Funeral for Esther Lurline Gillis, 93, was held Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at 11 a.m. at Harmony Baptist Church with the Rev. Ray Freeman officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery.
She died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003.
A native of Truetlen County, Mrs. Gillis was the daughter of the late William Linton and Leila Toler Kitchens. She had been a resident of Swainsboro and Emanuel County for 53 years. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church and Faith Sunday school class. She was also a former member of Harmony Baptist Church near Soperton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred B. Gillis.
Survivors include three sons,Charles Gillis of Shellman Bluff, Franklin Gillis of Swainsboro and Lamon Gillis of Millen; one daughter, Jouce Williams of Swainsboro; one sister, Billie K. Hood of Kite; one brother, Colon Kitchens of Vidalia; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Darrell Williams, Freddy Gillis, Dock Claxton Jr., Scott Bragdon, Donald Avery, Lanier Parham, David Watson and Brandon Claxton.
Sammons Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Retha Day Watkins, 79

KITE--Funeral for Retha Day Watkins, 79, was held Friday, Jan. 31, 2003, at 11 a.m. at Kite Church of God with the Rev. Allen Meeks officiating. Burial was at Kite City Cemetery.
She died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003, at Wrightsville Manor after an extended illness.
A native of Claiborne County, Tenn., Mrs. Watkins was a homemaker and member of Kite Church of God. She was the wife of the late Jesse Ford Watkins.
Survivors include one son, Tony Watkins of Kite; five sisters, Willie Connor of Duncanville, Texas, Nell Meyers of Knoxville, Tenn., Betty Connor of Texas Margaret Lynch and Lavetta Meyers, both of Maybee, Mich.; six brothers, George Day and Doug Day, both of Crowley, Texas, Mack Day and Ray Day, both of Stephenville, Texas, Conley Day and Jay Day, both of Ft. Worth, Texas.
Pallbearers were Andy Meeks, Stevie Meeks, Todd Ivey, Roy Hawkins, Randy Buxton, George A. Meeks, Johnny Claxton and Paul Williams.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary had charge of arrangements.

Lucille Martin Odom, 81

SWAINSBORO-Funeral for Lucille Martin Odom, 81, was held Monday, Feb. 10, at 3 p.m. from Swainsboro First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Benjy Varnell and the Rev. Bunny Hudson officiated. Entombment was in Eastbrook Cemetery Mausoleum in Swainsboro.
She died Friday, Feb. 7, in Emanuel Medical Center of Swainsboro, after an extended illness.
Mrs. Odom was a native of Emanuel County, she was retired from Swainsboro Sportswear and a member of Swainsboro First United Methodist Church and the C.I. Hall Sunday school class. She was the daughter of the late Freddie and Ella Coleman, wife of the late Ward Odom and sister of the late Jack and Charles Martin.
Survivors include a daughter, Ann Wilkes of Piedmont, Ala.; three sons, Penton Allen, Johnny Fred Allen and Jimmy Wasden, all of Swainsboro; a sister, Evie Dell McCall of Savannah; two brothers, Roger Martin Sr. of Swainsboro and Ray Martin of Savannah; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Church Martin, Roger Martin Jr., Richard Snell, Johnny Ware, Jody Ware and Mike Tillman.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary had charge of arrangements.
 
 

Sara Lively Willis, 76

TCANOOCHEE-Graveside services for Sara Lively Willis, 76, of Canoochee will be Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 3 p.m. at Old Canoochee Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Louis Pearce officiating.
She died Monday, Feb. 10, at her residence.
Mrs. Willis was a native of Emanuel County and a homemaker. She was the wife of the late Sam Willis and was a Baptist.
Survivors include three daughters, Frances Hickman and Evelyn Sheppard of Swainsboro and Faye Fowler of Senoia; three sons, Sammy Willis of Swainsboro, Jimmy Willis and Ricky Willis of Twin City; two sisters, Jeanette Holloway of Pooler and Willene Lively of Metter; 16 grandchildren; and 27 great-granchildren.
Pallbearers are David Hickman, Johnny Hickman, Clayton Sheppard, Jody Sheppard, Brian Sause and Tommy Sause.
Peebles-Curry-Durden has charge of arrangements
 
 

Robert William Brinson, 55

SWAINSBORO--Graveside services for Robert William Brinson of Swainsboro, 55, will be held Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 2 p.m. in Eastbrook Cemetery. The Rev. Neil Stitch will be officiating.
He died Monday, Feb. 10, in Emanuel Medical Center after a brief illness.
Mr. Brinson was a native of Emanuel County, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Crops serving in the Vietnam Conflict where he received the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal with one star and the Vietnam Campaign Medal with device. He worked with Macy's Construction Co.. and was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Survivors include his mother, Mildred Tanner Brinson of Swainsboro; a son, Troup Brinson of Swainsboro; a sister, Gail Lewis of Santa Claus; and two grandchildren.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary has charge of arrangements.
 
 

Annie Lois Scott, 90

SWAINSBORO--Funeral for Annie Lois Scott, 90, was held Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at 12 noon at St. Phillip Baptist Church with the Rev. James Love officiating. Burial was at Swainsboro City Cemetery.
She died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2003, at Flushing Hospital of New York after an extended illness.
A native of Emanuel County, Mrs. Scott was the daughter of the late Jack and Annie Roberts. She was raised by grandmother, Mary McCloud and attended Cross Greene Elementary School. She became a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church and later moved her membership to St. Phillip Baptist Church. She was wife of the late James Edward Scott Sr. and mother of 13 children. Seven children preceded her in death. She worked at Park Haven Nursing Home in Swainsboro for many years. She was also a cook for the elderly and disabled. In 1959, she moved to New York and was a housekeeper in Great Neck and attended Ebenezer Baptist Church. She returned to Swainsboro in 1961 and attended St. Phillip Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Annie Louis Scott and Delores Anderson, both of Flushing, N.Y.; four sons, Willie Scott of Atlanta, Tommy Scott of Swainsboro, James Scott Jr. and Charles Scott, both of Flushing, N.Y.; one brother, Al Simmons of Jersey City, N.J.; 32 grandchildren, 69 great-grandchildren and 28 great-great-grandchildren.
 

James Phillips, 50

SWAINSBORO--Funeral for Bishop James Phillips, 50, was held Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at Swainsboro City Auditorium with Pastor Mattie Brinson officiating. Burial was at Swainsboro City Cemetery.
He died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.
A native of Emanuel County, Mr. Phillips was born May 3, 1952, to the late Rudolph and Rosa Mae Parks. At an early age, he joined the House of God Church. He also worked for 23 years at Swainsboro Electric Plate Company.
Survivors include his wife, Verita Lee Phillips of Swainsboro, two daughters, Sabrina Smith of Atlanta and Klassie Robinson of Swainsboro; one son, Antonio Phillips of Swainsboro; six sisters, Annie Kelly of Savannah, Lizzie Mae Brown, Gloria Phillips, Mamie Phillips, Mary Phillips and Viola Phillips, all of Swainsboro; two brothers, David Phillips and Alonzo Phillips, both of Swainsboro; and 16 grandchildren.
Pallbearers were family and friends.
Mosley's Funerl Home, Inc. had charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Jimmy Lee Leverett, 49

SWAINSBORO--Funeral for Jimmie Lee Leverett, 49, was held Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, at 3 p.m. at Greater St. James Baptist Church with the Rev. Bennie Brinson and the Rev. Denny Beacham Sr. officiating. Burial was at Swainsboro City Cemetery.
He died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003, at Georgia Regional Medical Center of Statesboro.
A native of Richmond County, Mr. Leverett was the son of Jim Leverett and the late Ola Mae McClatty. He attended Richmond County schools. He moved to Emanuel County after marriage and was a member of New Bethel Believers in Christ Church. He also worked in construction.
Survivors include his wife, Sheila Young Leverett of Swainsboro; five daughters, Tatyana Leverett and Tiffany Leverett, both of Swainsboro, Debra Leverett, Temeka Wells and Tabatha Perkins, all of Augusta; two sons, Jimmie Leverett Jr. and Jamie Leverett, both of Augusta; three sisters, Linda Leverett of Wrens, Elnora Stokes and Helen Moss, both of Augusta; five brothers, Willie McClatty of Long Beach, Calif., Harold Leverett, Jim Leverett, Billy McClatty and David McClatty, all of Augusta; and 14 grandchildren.
Pallbearers were brothers and brother-in-law.
Mosley's Funeral Home, Inc. had charge of arrangements. 
 

Lewis C. Wimberly, 84

TWIN CITY--Funeral for Lewis C. Wimberly, 84, will be held Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at 11 a.m. at Hebron Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Tommy Rountree and Elder Sammy Bryant officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
He died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at Metter Nursing Home after an extended illness.
A native of Emanuel County, Mr. Wimberly was a self-employed carpenter, member of Hebron Primitive Baptist Church and World War II veteran having served in the D-Day invasion with the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Madlyn Hendley Wimberly of Twin City; one son, Lewis Austin Wimberly of Dublin; one daughter, Constance Lee Hanson of Northwood, Iowa; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Walter J. Wimberly, Anthony Newsome, Anthony Brock, Tim Hendley, Kevin Brady, Ronald Austin and Lewis Austin.
Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Cowart, Joe Sid Cowart, James Johnson, Dan Womack, Homer Lewis Lanier and William Doaldson.
Southern Heritage Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. 
 

Manning E. Temples, 75

VIDALIA--Funeral for Elder Manning E. Temples, 75, will be held Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at 2 p.m. at Ronnie L. Stewart Family Funeral Service Chapel of Vidalia with Elder Gary Hall and Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. Burial will be at Old Canoochee Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery near Swainsboro. 
He died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at Memorial Health University Medical Center of Savannah after a brief illness.
A native of Emanuel County, Elder Temples lived in Vidalia most of his life. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard in 1944 and 1945. He was ordained in 1950 by the Primitive Baptist Church and pastored Old Line Primitive Baptist Church of Vidalia since 1968 and Old Canoochee Primitive Baptist Church near Swainsboro since 1970. He had served in Indiana and Macon prior to Swainsboro and Vidalia. He was also an accountant at Choo-Choo Supply Co. of Vidalia for about 25 years.
Survivors include his wife, Beatrice Temples of Vidalia; one son, Paul Temples of Vidalia; two daughters, Myra Soles of Vidalia and Barbara Hall of Danville; one brother, Jack Temples of New Orleans, La.; three sisters, Gertrude Calhoun of Lyons, Sara Barfield of Macon and Louise Cook of Vidalia; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Josh Hall, Brent Hall, David Hall, Brandon Soles, Brent Temples and Rodney Horne.
 

Mary Frances Tant, 43

LYONS--Funeral for Mary Frances Tant, 43, was held Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at 2 p.m. at New Beginning Church of God of Lyons with the Rev. Mike Smith officiating. Burial was at Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery near Swainsboro.
She died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at her residence after an extended illness.
A native of Emanuel County, Mrs. Tant lived in Lyons the past 18 years. She was a homemaker and attended New Beginning Church of God.
Survivors include her husband, William H. Tant of Lyons; two sons, Henry Lee Hall of Swainsboro and Jeffrey Tant of Lyons; two stepsons, Andrew Timothy and Billy Jim Tant, both of Lyons; three brothers, James Riner of Kite and Herschel and Robert Riner, both of Swainsboro; four sisters, Hazel Emerson, Laura Mason, Babara Ann Gilbert and Inez Smith, all of Swainsboro. 
Jones-Stewart Funeral Home of Lyons had charge of arrangements. 
 
 

C.L. Welch, 84

TWIN CITY--Funeral for C. L. Welch, 84, will be held Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2003, at 11 a.m. at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Franklin Sasser officiating. Entombment will be at Eastbrook Cemetery of Swainsboro.
He died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at Emanuel Medical Center after an extended illness.
A native of Jefferson County, Mr. Welch was retired from the U.S. Postal Service, retired owner of Welch's Service Station and retired farmer. He was a member of Old Bethel Baptist Church of Bartow.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Mills Welch of Twin City; five stepsons, Robbie Mills, Ronnie Mills, David Mills, Richard Mills, all of Twin City and Charles Mills of Marietta; one sister, Donnie Huffman of Hickory, N.C.; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Ivan Mills, Patrick Mills, Hank Ogle, Johnny Boatright, Mark Etheridge, Dave Watson, Tim Allmond and Knotty Watson.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary has charge of arrangements. 
 
 

Kathryn Smith Moore, 85

SWAINSBORO--Funeral for Kathryn Smith Moore, 85, was held Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at 11 a.m. at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Howard Cox officiating. Burial was at Swainsboro City Cemetery.
She died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2003, at Jefferson County Hospital of Louisville after an extended illness.
A native of Emanuel County, Mrs. Moore was a homemaker and member of Swainsboro Primitive Baptist Church. She was the wife of the late Rufus Moore Jr., mother of the late Rufus Moore III and Larry Moore and daughter of the late Walter and Maggie Kitchens Smith.
Survivors include two daughters, Tochie Lee Fields of Swainsboro and Sandra Caldwell of Augusta; two sons, James Rock Moore and Keith Moore, both of Swainsboro; two halfsisters, Faye Hill of Richmond, Va. and Joyce Mest of Columbia, S.C.; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Tyson Stephens, Henry Terwilliger, J.E. Moore, Bobby Bishop, Clark Mooris Sr. and Johnny Ray Stafford.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary had charge of arrangements. 
 

Veta Grimes Lang

SAVANNAH--Funeral for Veta Grimes Lang, 85, was held Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at 1 p.m. at Hubert C. Baker Funeral Home-Hodgeson Memorial Chapel with Father Michael L. Carreker officiating. Burial was at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
She died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at Chatham Medical Associates.
Mrs. Lang was born in Emanuel County and lived in Savannah the past 57 years.. She was a communicant of St. John's Episcopal Church, member of Savannah Chapter #52, Order of the Eastern Star, Alee Temple Ladies Auxiliary and Tybee Lite Club Ladies Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her husband, George G. Lang and brother, Rollin T. Grimes.
Survivors include one brother, Morris L. Grimes of Swainsboro and several nieces and nephews.
Hubert C. Baker Funeral Home-Hodgeson Memorial Chapel had charge of arrangements. 
 

Johnie Lou Faulk, 91

SWAINSBORO--Funeral for Johnie Lou Lawson Faulk, 91, was held Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at 2 p.m. at Tomlinson Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Jack Hanley officiating. Burial was at Swainsboro City Cemetery. 
She died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003, at Emanuel Medical Center.
Mrs. Faulk was a native of Emanuel County and member of Swainsboro Avent Christian Church. She was a cashier at Sanitary Market and Ware's Restaurant for several years.
Survivors include one brother, George "Goose" Lawson of Swainsboro and four nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Harry Martin, Jay Lawson, Jim Screws, Alfred Riner, Kenneth Lawson and Graham Lawson.
Tomlinson Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. 
 

Lamar West, 82

Metter--Funeral service for Lamar West, 82, was held Monday, Feb. 10, at 11 a.m. at Kennedy-Morgan Funeral Homes Hooks Chapel. Burial was in Evergreen Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. West died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at Candler County Hospital.
A native of Johnson County, Mr. West lived several years in Savannah before moving to Candler County in the Evergreen Community in 1997. He was an Army veteran having served in WWII and received the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. He attended Evergreen Baptist Church.
Survivors include a sister, Cleo Richardson of Savannah; one brother, Wiley West of Cobbtown; and several nieces and nephews.
Kennedy-Morgan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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