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Patsy Dalton
Mrs. Patsy Dalton, 60, of Colbert, died Thursday, August 9, 2001.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Dalton was a daughter of the late Clyde Marcus and Christine Dalton Cobb.
She had lived in the Colbert area for the last 40 years and was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 11, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville. Burial was in Danielsville Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Dalton is survived by her husband, Charles William Dalton; one daughter, Emma Diane Sorrow, Colbert; one son, Charles Eugene Dalton, Colbert; one brother, Donald Edward Cobb, New York; six grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 15, 2001

Margaret 
A. Hutchens
Mrs. Margaret Alice Hutchens, 74, of Royston, died Saturday, August 11, 2001.
Mrs. Hutchens was born in Kriens, Switzerland, a daughter of the late Fritz and Maria Albisser Marti.
She was a homemaker and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
A memorial service was held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with Father Kane officiating. 
Mrs. Hutchens is survived by her husband, Wayne Hutchens; daughter and son-in-law, Martie Hutchens and Herschel Mize, Colbert; son and daughter-in-law, Wayne Hutchens Jr. and Ann Salton Hutchens, Newport Richey, Fla.; and two grandchildren, Marc and Eric Hutchens.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 15, 2001

Annie B. Davis
Mrs. Annie Bell Queen Davis, 81, of Statham, died Thursday, August 9, 2001, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Davis was a daughter of the late Henry and Anna Fuller Queen. She was retired from R & R Manufacturing Company, with 40 years of service, and was a member of the Statham First Baptist Church. Mrs. Davis assisted the elderly in her community by helping and delivering meals to them. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Davis.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 11, in Smith Memory Chapel of Smith Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Ned Davis and Robert Stamey officiating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include three sons, Tom Davis, Winder, James E. Davis, Royston, and Larry Davis, Gainesville; three daughters, Ruby Lee Parten, Winder, Clara "C.J." Browning, Danielsville, and Jenet Meeks, Hoschton; one sister, Ruth Thrasher, Farmington; 25 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 15, 2001

John B. Parker
John Bunyan (J.B.) Parker, 93, of Ellijay, died Friday, August 10, 2001, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Parker was born September 16, 1907, in Gilmer County, a son of the late Milford and Mary Jane Weaver Parker. He was married to the late Opal Pettit Parker.
Mr. Parker taught school in a one-room schoolhouse with seven grades and worked for the Soil Conservation Service. He was active in Tickanetley Primitive Baptist Church, where he served as clerk and deacon for 60 years. 
Mr. Parker was preceded in death by a daughter, Helen Parker Moore.
He will be remembered for the contributions he made to improving the community and expanding the vision of those he taught, family members stated.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 12, at Tickanetley Primitive Baptist Church with Elders Edward Cagle, Lawrence Mooney and Paul Mooney officiating. Singing was presented by the church choir. Burial was in the church cemetery. Jack Chandler, Terry Chandler, Rodney Chandler, Phillip Parker, Hassel Parker Jr. and Adam Parker served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Cynthia Childs, Linda Lamb, Karen Griffin, Denise Edwards, Danita Johnson, Cheryl Lundquist, Janet Wozniak and Lydia Parker.
Survivors include five sons, J. Harold Parker, Florence, Ala., Hassel Parker, Winston-Salem, N.C., Howard J. Parker, Dalton, Hubert B. Parker, Blue Ridge, and Ruel M. Parker, Covington; daughter, Mildred Parker Chandler, Hull; 16 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 15, 2001

Harold T. Gotts
Harold Thomas Gotts, 37, of Commerce, died Saturday, August 11, 2001.
Mr. Gotts was born in California. He was self-employed and was a member of the Banks County Volunteer Fire Department. Mr. Gotts was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 15, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Fredrick Henry Sunley officiating. 
Mr. Gotts is survived by his father, Terrance Gotts; his mother and step-father, Shirley Rutherford Sunley and Charles Sunley; two sisters, Alice Colquitt, Comer, and Shelly Cooper, Forsyth; one brother, Carl F. Gotts, Hartwell; and two step-brothers, Charles G. Sunley and the Rev. Fredrick Henry Sunley, both of Banks County.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 15, 2001 

Mildred G. Webb
Mrs. Mildred Gunnells Webb, 82, of Atlanta, died Friday, August 10, 2001.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Webb was a daughter of the late George Euel and Irene Epps Gunnells.
She had worked as a hotel manager and as a receptionist for Stiles Hotel Chains of Athens. Mrs. Webb was a member of Tucker First Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Davis Webb Sr.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, August 11, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Malcolm Gunnells officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, John and Barbara Webb Jr., Tucker; sister-in-law, Hazel Gunnells, Lakeland, Fla.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Troy and Jean Gunnells, ElCajon, Calif., Malcolm and Gwen Gunnells, Gainesville, and Walter and Sue Gunnells and Bobby and Arlene Gunnells, all of Comer; grandchildren, Trey and Kimberly Webb and Otis Webb; and several nieces and nephews.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 15, 2001

Allen B. Morgan
Allen Bond Morgan, 76, of Commerce, died Tuesday, August 7, 2001, at his residence. 
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Morgan was the son of the late Dallas and Addie Presley Morgan.
He was retired from the City of Commerce Public Works Department and was a member of Bold Spring United Methodist Church and the Bold Spring Men's Club. Mr. Morgan was preceded in death by his first wife, Annie Bell Morgan, and two brothers, Hutcherson and James Morgan.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Thursday, August 9, at Bold Spring United Methodist Church with the Revs. Ed Cook and Stephen Horn officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Nell Watkins Morgan, Commerce; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Freddie David and Diane and Dan Morris, all of Commerce, Pat and Harry Mangleburg, Hartwell, Donna and Bobby Teller, Crawford, and Gloria and Skeeter Gordon, Maysville; son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Kathy Morgan, Danielsville; brother, Thomas Morgan, Fayetteville; four sisters, Barbara Maddox and Doris McClain, both of Carnesville, Almeria Grubbs, Griffin, and Juanita Davis, Carrolton; grandchildren, Allana Metz, Bluffton, S.C., Ashley and Zack David, Commerce, April Vickery, Carnesville, Chase Gordon, Maysville, and Bo Mangleburg, Hartwell; and great-granddaughter, Hannah Vickery, Carnesville.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 15, 2001

Robert L. Fowler
Robert Lee Fowler, 70, of Cumming, died Sunday, August 5, 2001, at IHS of Marietta.
A son of the late Ernest and Ina Morgan Fowler, Mr. Fowler was retired from Peachtree Trane where he was employed in the heat and air business. He was a member of Living Waters Church, Douglasville.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 8, in Smith Memory Chapel of Smith Funeral Home, Winder, with Pastor Bill Reed officiating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens. Brandon Fowler, Brian Fowler, Frank Davis, Tommy Fowler, Joey Fowler and Gary Fowler served as pallbearers.
Survivors include his wife, Cora Fowler, Cumming; sons, Billy Earl Fowler, Stone Mountain, Donald Christopher Fowler, Danielsville, Roy Lee Fowler, Douglasville, James Fred Fowler and Gregory A. Fowler, both of Mableton, Owen Keith Fowler, Comer, and Steven Wayne Fowler, Cumming; daughters, Kathy Renell Jackson, Baxley, Sherry Denise Tripp, Conyers, and Ronda Ann Fowler, Cumming; sisters, Lola Scoggins and Eva Campbell, both of Lawrenceville; 22 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 15, 2001

Gary R. Gordon
Gary Riley Gordon, 47, of Bogart, died Sunday, August 12, 2001.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Gordon was a son of the late John Howell Gordon and Katie Riley Gordon.
He was a member of Attica Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 15, at Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Robert E.H. Wagnon officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Melissa Snailum and Mary Beth Gordon, both of Athens; two sons, John Corey Gordon and Christopher Gordon, both of Athens; one sister, Mary Gordon Myrick, Bogart; two brothers, Billy Bittle, Athens, and Steven Gordon, Colbert; and three grandchildren.
Bernstein Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 15, 2001 

Janie Morrison
Mrs. Janie Morrison, 60, of Comer, died Friday, November 2, 2001, of an extended illness.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Morrison was the daughter of the late Texas and Evelyn Silman Hargrave. 
She was a disabled, retired registered nurse. Mrs. Morrison was preceded in death by a daughter, Alicia R. Morrison.
Hospice chaplain Mike Mims conducted graveside services at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 4, in the Wesley Chapel Community Church cemetery. Mrs. Morrison's primary care nurse, Karen Gordon, gave the eulogy. Interment beside her daughter followed.
Mrs. Morrison is survived by an uncle and aunt, Clarence and Grace Silman, Augusta; aunt, Bertha Silman, South Carolina; son, Leo Pete Morrison Jr., and his wife, Michelle, and their son, Jordan, Comer; and a stepson and family, Hanahan, S.C. She is also survived by many close friends, including the Annie Lee Beck family and the Kerry and Lisa Hill family. Lisa was her loving caregiver for the last few months.
Memorials may be made to Vista Care Hospice.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 7, 2001

Dixie A. Turbeville
Mrs. Dixie Annette Adair Turbeville, 26, of Crawford, died Monday, November 5, 2001.
Mrs. Turbeville was born in Athens. She was a graduate of Madison County High School and was a Dean's List student at Truett McConnell College. Mrs. Turbeville was a homemaker and attended Hull Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, November 8, in the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with Dr. Bill Ross and the Rev. Randy Crowe officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Danny Erwin, Jason Moon, Steve Bates, Kenny Gibbs, Bill Jervis and Ty McKissick will serve as pallbearers.
Mrs. Turbeville is survived by her husband, Steven Turbeville, Crawford; one daughter, Kayla Ellen Gryder, Crawford; one son, Mitchell Hunter Turbeville, Crawford; her mother, Joan Ellen Petty, Crawford; her father and step-mother, Terry and Vicky Adair, Hull; one brother, Cory Adair, Hull; her grandparents, Clark and Del Wade, Winterville, and George and Margaret Adair, Hull; and a number of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence of Clark and Del Wade, 180 Weatherly Woods Drive, Winterville, and was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 7, 2001

DeAnna G. Thomas
Mrs. DeAnna G. Thomas, 53, of Danielsville, died Tuesday, November 6, 2001.
Born in Bartow County, Mrs. Thomas was a daughter of the late Leonard and Betty Hale Giddeons.
She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith. Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by a son, William B. Shelton Jr.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, November 8, at Oak Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. Gary Veile and Terry Hale officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church from noon until 3 p.m.
Jimmy Swancey, David Thomas, Larry Cox, Neal Cox, Tiger Mashburn, Johnny Reece, Lamar Shelton, Dale Harbert and Travis Shelton will serve as pallbearers.
Mrs. Thomas is survived by her husband, Milford A. Thomas; five daughters, Tammy Kelly, Florida, Tina Tracy, Cannon, and Patricia Parsons, De Linda M. Turner and Irene Thomas, all of Danielsville; two sisters, Dorothy Dean, Acworth, and Denise Reece, Woodstock; one brother, Delmas Giddeons, Danielsville; 16 grandchildren, including Melvin, Pam, Bill, Lindsey, Kenneth, Richard, Anthony and Amy; and two great-grandchildren, Brooke and Jasmine.
The family is at the residence and was to have received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, and from noon until 3 p.m. Thursday at Oak Hill Baptist Church.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 7, 2001
 

Louise P. Boswell
Mrs. Louise P. Boswell, 71, Commerce, died Tuesday, November 6, 2001.
Mrs. Boswell was born in LaFrance, S.C., a daughter of the late Clifford and Quida Ramsey Pitts.
She was a homemaker and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Commerce. Mrs. Boswell was preceded in death by a daughter, Sheila Jewell.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 10, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Donald Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Mrs. Boswell is survived by her husband, George Boswell, of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Cameron and Kelley Boswell, Commerce; one daughter and son-in-law, Candice B. and Shannon Hoxit, Danielsville; one sister, Caroldine DeLoach, Riverdale; three grandchildren, Sheila Cassidy and Madison and Montana Hoxit, Danielsville; a niece, Terrie Lynn Wood; and a number of other nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, November 7, 2001

James A. Gilreath
James Alvin Gilreath, a resident of Pocataligo, Madison County, for most of his life, died Monday, October 29, 2001.
Mr. Gilreath was born February 17, 1930, in Cleveland, White County. He was the son of the late Andy B. and Ruth Davis Gilreath.
Mr. Gilreath served in the U.S. Navy and was a retired steel worker for several years with American Monorail in Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolinas. He was of the Holiness denomination.
Mr. Gilreath was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Gilreath, an infant grandson and a brother, Johnny R. Gilreath.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 31, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home, Cleveland, Tenn., with the Rev. Raymond Duncan officiating. Music was presented by Helen Doffee and Doyle Mayton. Burial was in Hamilton Memorial Gardens, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Mr. Gilreath is survived by his wife, Orlene Powers; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Chuck Burger; grandson, Chas Burger; brothers, Roy R. Gilreath and Clyde H. Gilreath, both of Danielsville; and sisters, Janie M. Conwell, Crawford, Elizabeth G. Phillips, Ila, Bobbie F. Wood, Graycourt, S.C., and Bonnie L. Seagraves and Wretha J. Couch, both of Danielsville.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 7, 2001

Betty L. Brown
Ms. Betty Lou Brown, 51, of Anderson, S.C., died Saturday, October 27, 2001.
A native of Mercer, Pa., Ms. Brown was the daughter of Ethel Nelson Marstellar and the late Randall Marstellar.
She was a member of Comer Baptist Church and worked for U.G.A. Ms. Brown was an administrative assistant for Howell & Mitchell Investment, Athens, for five years and was presently employed as an administrative assistant with Gunter Investment, Anderson, S.C.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 2, at Comer Baptist Church with the Rev. Stewart Lang officiating. Burial was in the Vineyards Creek Baptist Church cemetery. Jason Brown, Jeff Spratlin, Tony Lundy, John Smith, Zach Smith and Joseph Smith served as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two sons, Matt Brown and Tim Brown, both of Athens; three sisters, Carol Spratlin, Winterville, Janet Pursley, Watkinsville, and Barbara Smith, Athens; one brother, David Leroy Marstellar; best friends, Wayne and RoseMary Wilson; and several nieces and nephews.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 7, 2001

Marshall C. Cauthen Jr.
Marshall C. Cauthen Jr., 79, of Winterville, died Sunday, October 21, 2001.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Cauthen was the son of Mary A. Cauthen, Winterville, and the late Marshall C. Cauthen Sr.
He was retired from the University of Georgia and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Cauthen was a member of Center Methodist Church and a member of the Winterville Civitan Club.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 3, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, with the Rev. Sanford Willard officiating. Burial was in the Winterville Cemetery. Members of the Winterville Civitan Club, along with Ed Fleeman, served as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a sister and brother-in-law, Luann and William E. Orr, Winterville; one nephew and three nieces.
Memorials may be made to Center Methodist Church.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 7, 2001

Barbara N. Poole
Mrs. Barbara N. Poole, 67, of Commerce, died Thursday, November 1, 2001, at her residence.
Mrs. Poole was born February 8, 1934, in Anderson County, S.C. She was a daughter of the late Grady Henry and Elise Christina Miles Nichols. 
Mrs. Poole was a retired emergency management coordinator for Gwinnett County and was a member of New Salem United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Banks County Planning Commission.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 4, at New Salem United Methodist Church with the Rev. Don Scott officiating. Burial was in the Poole Family Cemetery, Commerce.
Mrs. Poole is survived by her husband, Roy Poole, Commerce; one son, Roy Poole Jr., Commerce; one daughter, Sherri Blackburn, Commerce; three brothers, David Nichols, Commerce, Gene Nichols, Lula, and James Ray Nichols, Maysville; one sister, Virginia Evans, Commerce; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 7, 2001 

Kasey M. Leachman
Kasey Marie Leachman, infant daughter of Walter Leachman and Sherry Embrick, Hull, died Thursday, May 23, 2002, at Athens Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.
Kasey was born January 21, 2002, in Clarke County.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Bill Carpenter officiating. Burial was in Howington Cemetery, Nicholson.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include one brother, Jonathan Howard Leachman, Hull; two sisters, Britney Kay Embrick and Paige Bloom, both of Hull; maternal grandparents, Leonard and Diane Embrick, Bogart; paternal grandmother, Hazel Lee Leachman, Maysville; and paternal great-grandfather, Howard Walter Leachman, Maysville.
Memorials may be made to a Trust Fund at Athens First Bank and Trust Company in care of Leonard Embrick or Sherry Embrick.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

George P. Anglin
George Paul Anglin, 72, of Colbert, died Saturday, May 25, 2002.
Born in Madison County, Mr. Anglin was a son of the late Waymon Elmer and Ella Louise Hunsinger Anglin.
He had been employed with Westinghouse and was a member of Macedonia Holiness Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 27, at Macedonia Holiness Church with the Rev. William Anglin officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Wayne McClain, Jason Baxter, Carter Dove, Mark Highland, Rusty Chandler and Jeff Anglin served as pallbearers.
Mr. Anglin is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Strickland Anglin; six daughters, Carol Paulette Anglin, Bowman, Linda Bernice Highland and Debra Lynn Anglin, both of Danielsville; Barbara McClain, Comer, Audrey Diane Jackson, Nicholson, and Stacie Marie Anglin, Colbert; two sons, George Paul Anglin Jr. and Richard Russell Anglin, both of Colbert; three sisters, Irene Thompson, Bonnie Sue West and Ella Mae Dove, all of Ila; three brothers, Ardis Anglin, Waymon Anglin and Jessie Anglin, all of Danielsville; 21 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

Ruth Adams
Mrs. Ruth Adams, 72, of Hull, died Sunday, May 26, 2002.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Adams was a daughter of the late Clifford Melvin and Vella Gooch Bradley.
She was employed as a greeter with Wal-Mart at Banks Crossing and was a member of Gordon’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by her husband, Orin “Big” Adams.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at Gordon’s Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Robert Passmore officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Russ Adams, Lee Adams, Ronnie Williams, Ricky Busbin, Kenny Bradley and Jerry Bird served as pallbearers.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and David Hawks, Nicholson, Becky and Steve Hill, Hull, Janet and Joey Goetz, Ila, Sherry Allen, Hull, and William Hardman; sisters, Norene Eller, Demorest, Mozelle Bird, Ila, Mary Hooper, Comer, and Catherine Callaway, Hull; brothers, Tommy Bradley, Ila, and Robert Bradley, Hull; grandchildren, Amy Hawks, Scott Hawks, Josh Hill, Alex Hill, Deena Goetz, Bradley Allen and Adam Allen; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1060 Gaines School Road, Athens, GA 30605.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

James A. Scogin
James Allen “Black Racer” Scogin, 60, of Colbert, died Thursday, May 23, 2002.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Scogin was the son of Robert Scogin and the late Mary Louise Carter Scogin. He was the grandson of the late Robert “Bill” and Annie Louise Goss Scogin and the late Harvey and Ester Carter. Following the death of his mother, Mr. Scogin was raised by his aunt, Azilee Nation. 
He was an electrician and was of the Baptist denomination. Mr. Scogin also raced cars on dirt tracks and was very involved with his grandson’s racing team, JSR.
“He was loved and respected by all,” said family members.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Madison Chapel, with the Rev. Albert Vaughn officiating. Burial was in the Kirk-Scogin Family Cemetery, Colbert. Shaun Hardman, Jason Elrod, Scott Lance, Michael Scogin, Ronnie Scogin and Keith Thompson served as pallbearers.
In addition to his father, Mr. Scogin is survived by his wife, Gail Scogin, Colbert; daughter and son-in-law, Teresa Gail Scogin Janson and Kevin Janson, Colbert; daughter, Donna Lynette Scogin Davis, Colbert; son, Jeffery Allen Scogin, Colbert; grandchildren, Brandon Kevin James Janson and Briana Gail Janson, both of Colbert; brother, Robert “Billy” Scogin, Colbert; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mildred and James Lance, Pendergrass, Peggy and Ronald Elrod, Commerce, and Sandra “Sandy” and Tim Hardman, Pocataligo; six nephews, three nieces and several great nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1060 Gaines School Road, Ste. B-2, Athens, GA 30605.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Madison Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

Claude Davenport
Claude Davenport, 77, of Comer, died Friday, May 24, 2002.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Davenport was a son of the late Harvey and Birdie Davenport. 
He was a member of Springfield Baptist Church, Comer.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at Springfield Baptist Church with Pastor Larry E. Blount officiating. 
Mr. Davenport is survived by his wife, Emmaline Johnson; one daughter, Edith Appling, Athens; one son, Claude Davenport Jr., Comer; one sister, Birdie Lou Simmons, Atlanta; one brother, Harvey Davenport Jr.; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

Claude A. Vinson
Claude Argentine Vinson, 65, of Commerce, died Sunday, May 26, 2002, at Athens Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Vinson was born January 9, 1937. He was a son of Ruby Jarrells Vinson, Commerce, and the late George Vinson.
Mr. Vinson was a retired retail businessman, having worked with a grocery store. He was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, Jefferson.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses with Minister Donald Christoff officiating. Burial will be in Tabor Chapel Cemetery, Ila.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Vinson is survived by his wife, Josephine Vinson, Commerce; sisters, Betty Beasley, Danielsville, Gladys Haley, College Park, Sara Harrison, Geneva Johnson and Essie Vinson, all of Commerce, and Albertha Rucker, Athens; brother, Leo Vinson, Atlanta; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends.
The family was to have received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson.
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal May 29, 2002

Nettie S. Moore
Mrs. Nettie Sue Moore, 89, of Nicholson, died Monday, May 27, 2002, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. Moore was born June 22, 1912, in Madison County, a daughter of the late Tom M. and Emma Lou Perry Kesler. 
She was a homemaker and was a member of Antioch United Methodist Church. Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie James Moore.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at Antioch United Methodist Church with the Rev. Richard Cathy officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Tommy Moore, Center; one daughter, Janie Potts, Jackson; two brothers, Claud Kesler and John Kesler, both of Nicholson; one sister, Sara Farmer Duren, Commerce; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

Jack W. Worley
Jack W. Worley, 71, of Hoschton, died Wednesday, May 22, 2002, at Gwinnett Medical Center.
Born in Banks County, Mr. Worley was a son of the late Reuben and Carrie Davis Worley.
He had resided in Barrow County for most of his life and was a former resident of Athens. Mr. Worley was a barber and was a member of Bethabra Baptist Church.
A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 24, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Terry Hawkins and Jack Burgess officiating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Worley is survived by his wife, Sue Fleeman Worley, Hoschton; sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Shelli Craig, Hoschton, and Donnie and Becky Parker, Oxford; grandson, Seth Craig, Hoschton; sisters, Ruby Standridge, Jefferson, Mildred Greene, Hull, and Myrtle Lawson, Nicholson; and two brothers, Roy Worley, Helen, and Bobby Worley, Commerce.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

Sallie S. Hutto
Mrs. Sallie Sherrer Hutto, 94, of Hartsville, S.C., died Monday, May 27, 2002.
Mrs. Hutto was born in Carlton, a daughter of the late John W. and Cora Margaret Wynn Sherrer. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, A.R. Hutto, and a son, Robert E. “Bobby” Hutto.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, in the chapel of Norton Funeral Home, Hartsville, S.C., with the Revs. Gary Anderson and Douglas Ivey officiating. Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 30, in South Fork Cemetery, Carlton.
Survivors include one son, Charles W. “Billy” Hutto, Hartsville, S.C.; one daughter, Margaret Noles, Lexington, S.C.; two sisters, Winnie Smith and Elizabeth Smith, both of Atlanta; one brother, James E. Sherrer, Washington; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Norton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

Emory P. Morrison
Emory Paul Morrison, 64, of Commerce, died Wednesday, May 22, 2002, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Morrison was born November 6, 1937, in Jackson County, a son of the late Jessie Preston and Edna Wood Morrison.
He was retired from the U.S. Air Force and was a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Bill Manus officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Mr. Morrison is survived by his wife, Margot Andes Morrison, Commerce; two sons, Mike Morrison and Stanley Morrison, both of Commerce; two daughters, Connie Deardorff, Watkinsville, and Shirley Hill, Nicholson; three brothers, Darold Morrison and Franklin Morrison, both of Athens, and Larry Morrison, Monroe; and eight grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Athens Regional Foundation, 1199 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30606.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

Leon M. Ray
Homer Mayor Leon M. Ray, 62, of Homer, died Tuesday, May 28, 2002, at Emory Hospital, Atlanta.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Ray was the son of Jimmie Pritchett Ray, Homer, and the late Ottis Ray.
Mr. Ray was a member of Homer Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of the Georgia Mountain Development Committee and a member of the Banks County Cattleman’s Association.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 30, at Homer Baptist Church with the Revs. Charles Crabbe and Jerry Stowe officiating. Burial will be in Banks Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Ray is survived by his wife, Bonnie Whitlock, Homer; son and daughter-in-law, Mitch and Kristen Ray, Jacksonville, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Timmy Duckett, Hollingsworth Community; sisters, Joyce Boswell and Jane Hardman, both of Homer; and grandchildren, Ethan and Brittani Duckett, Hollingsworth Community.
Flowers are welcome, or memorials may be made to the Homer Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 499, Homer, GA 30547.
The family was to have received friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002


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