Miscellaneous Georgia Obituaries


31 October 1870
Death of P.G.M. James L.Haupt
Our community was pained yesterday by the announcement of the death of
one of the old citizens of Savannah, James L.Haupt, Esquire, which sad
event took place on Sunday morning at 3 o'clock, at the residence of his
son-in-law, Mr.John W.Wilson, on York Street, near Jefferson. Mr.Haupt
was a descendant of one of the old families which settled this portion
of the South, and was a son of the late John Haupt.
The deceased occupied many prominent positions, among which we would
mention that of Secretary and Third Assistant Chief of the old Savannah
Fire Company, Trustee of the Ltheran Church, City Assessor, and Past
Grand Master of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of Georgia, a
position to which he was elected in 1866, after serving as D.G.M. from
1863. In 1867 he was elected Grand Representative to the Grand Lodge of
the United States. The four Lodges and Encampment of the Order of this
city, and the members of the Grand Lodge of the State, will attend his
Mr.Haupt was born on October 29th, 1816, and was consequently aged 54
years and one day at the time of his death.
Our city, in the death of Mr.Haupt, has lost a useful citizen, one who
was always willing to act well his part in whatever position he was
called upon to fill, and who now, that he is dead, will be mourned by
many friends.

27 August 1861
Died, in this city, on the 19th instant, of Diptheria, MARY SUSANNAH
POSEY, aged nine years, youngest daughter of the late B.B.Haupt.

Jasper Tyre - Wednesday, 2 October, 1929
    Mr. Jasper Tyre Prominent Citizen Buried Monday.  Mr. Jasper Tyre, one of Appling County's leading and pioneer citizens passed away last Sunday morning at his home in the Thornton District in his 75th year.
    He suffered a stroke of paralysis a few years ago and for the past year or two had been unable to attend to his affairs.  Mr. Tyre was born and reared in the community in which he died and always took an active interest in the development and progress of Appling County.  Mr. A. R. Tyre, the present Tax collector is a son.
    The funeral was held at Antioch Church near his home and conducted by Rev. Z. E. Barron, pastor of the First Baptist church of Baxley.
    He is survived by his widow and the following children, Isham Tyre of Wayx., Mrs. Courtie Dixon, Mershon; Marion Tyre of Coffee, Mrs. Renna Mann of Jacksonville, Mrs. Kate Sweat of Brunswick, Miss Sallie Tyre, Cecil Tyre, Fallagan Tyre, and Mrs. Dillie Lightsey of Thornton district, Appling County.
    The following gentlemen acted as pallbearers; Mr. J. A. Lynn, Mr. G. A. Ray, Judge M. E. Wood, Mr. J. W. Morris, Mr. Jr. Thomas and Mr. C. W. Eunice.

Toccoa Record
She died March 11, 1974
Mrs. Lillie Crowe Rice, Hartwell, died at her home Monday morning, March 11, following several months illness.
She was a native of Banks County, a daughter of the late Randolph and Nancy Bond Crowe.  She was the widow of Alvin M. Rice and a member of the Zebulon Baptist Church in Toccoa.
Surviving are six sons, Alvin Rice of Belton, S.C., Dewitt Rice of Palataka,
Fla., Dorsey Rice and Curtis Rice of Hartwell, Garnett Rice of Thomasville,
N.C., Olin Rice of Eastanollee; a daughter, Mrs. Orlena Webb of Hartwell;
six sisters, Mrs. Lila Barnes of Greenville, S.C., Mrs. Jessie Fitzpatrick
of Ila, Mrs. Vanna Simmons of Greenville, S.C., Mrs. Argie Bennett of
Atlanta, Mrs. Nelle Adams and Mrs. Nora Wyatt of Danielsville; two brothers, D.L. Crowe of Dacusville, S.C., R.H. Crowe of Macon; 22 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Hudson River Baptist Church by Revs. Oscar Anderson and Wade H. Lord and Dr. C. Raymond Wilson.   Burial was in the church cemetery.
Savannah newspaper Sept.18, 1920.

Maurice E. Robinson
     News of the death of Maurice E. Robinson of Jacksonville Fla., formerly
of this city, was received here yesterday. Mr Robinson was 63 years of age
and a native of Savannah. For 26 years he was connected with the firm of
Joseph Rosenheim and Sons and for the last few years he was representative
for Robert, Johnson and Rand in Florida where he was widely and popularly
known as "Sunny Jim."  Mr. Robinson's genial disposition endeared him to a
host of friends who will be grieved to learn of his sudden death.
     Mr. Robinson is survived by his widow, Mrs. Rosalie Blackshear Robinson, two daughters, Fannie and Rosebud; one son, Emmett E. Robinson, all of whom reside in Jacksonville, and four brothers, Richard Robinson of this city, Dr. Hugo Robinson of Albany Ga., and David and Louis Robinson of New York City.
     Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 3 o'clock from Henderson
Brothers' Chapel. Rev. Dr. Solomon will officiate.

J.W. Hall
News was received in Savannah yesterday of the death at Suffolk, Va., of J.
W. Hall of this city. Mr. Hall had undergone an operation at a hospital in
Suffolk. His body will arrive in Savannah today, accomplnied by members of
his family.

Jackson O. Chandler, Greenville
Jackson Odell Chandler, 94, of 105 W. Tallulah Drive, died Friday, June 4,
1999 at Oakmont East Nursing Center.
Born in Danielsville, Ga., he was a son of the late William Thomas and Mary
Kate Nash Chandler. He formerly owned and operated the Gulf Station of
Augusta Road, was a member of the Walden Masonic Lodge #274 A.F.M., and was a life member of the B.P.O.E. #858. He was a Presbyterian.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Bushaw Chandler; his daughter, and
son-in-law, Jacqueline and Douglas Eichhorn of Woodbine, Ga.; grandsons and their wives, Drew and Janet Richardson of Orlando, Fla., and Scott and
Sheila Richardson of Sumter; and two great-grandchildren, Alex and Wells
Graveside Service: 2 p.m. Monday at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Sect. E, with visitation following the service.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice. Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown.

Verlyn Clark
CHICKAMAUGA -- Verlyn L. Clark, 71, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2001.
Survivors include three cousins, nieces and nephews.
Chapel services will be Friday, 11 a.m., with Rev. Billy Blackstock officiating with burial following in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
Visitation: today 6-9 p.m. Arrangements by J. Avery Bryan Funeral Home in Chickamauga.

Rose Ellis
ROSSVILLE -- Rose Etta Sharp Ellis, 69, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2001, at her residence.
She was a servant of God and a child of His. She was a member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church and a member of the Stocking Full Of Love Organization. She was a former employee of Hancock Fabric and preceded in death by her husband, James Ellis Sr.
Survivors include five daughters, Wanda Harp of Soddy-Daisy, Virginia Key of Riceville, Delores Steele, Edalene Ellis and Claresia "Kathy" Collis, all of Rossville; and one son, James E. Ellis Jr. of Rossville; two sisters, Winona Ford of East Brainerd, Mary Palmer of Rossville; three brothers, Melvin Sharp of Hixson, Harless Sharp of Cussetta, Ga., James Sharp of Ooltewah; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Donny Feagan and Rev. Edward Hughes officiating. Interment will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South, Rossville.
The family will be receiving friends after noon today, Feb. 8, 2001, and all day Friday, Feb. 9, 2001, at the funeral home.
Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.

Beatrice Emery
RINGGOLD -- Beatrice Emery, 76, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, at a local hospital.
Services will be held 11 a.m. today in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

Clara O'Neal
CHICKAMAUGA -- Clara Mae Smith O'Neal, 89, passed away Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001, in a local nursing home.
She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. O'Neal, and six sisters.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, at Chickamauga City Cemetery with Duane Bohannon officiating.
W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.

William Thornton
LAFAYETTE -- William Thornton, 63, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, at home.
Wife, Joyce Thornton, LaFayette; daughters, Rita Haygood, Trenton, Doris Hicks, LaFayette; son, Ray Thornton of Resaca, Jeff Thornton, LaFayette; two sisters; two brothers.
Funeral from the Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home Friday at 3 p.m. Interment LaFayette Memory Gardens.

Glenn Blevins
LaFAYETTE -- Glenn Blevins died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, in an area hospital.
Arrangements will be announced by LaFayette Funeral Home.

Linda Buckles
COHUTTA -- Linda Gail Coffelt Buckles died Monday, May 8, 2000, at her home. She was 51.
Survivors include her husband, Roy Buckles; her parents, Rosie and Carl Coffelt, Dalton, Ga.; sisters, Kathrine Shoemaker, Jasper, Tenn., Carlyn "Susie" Carpenter, Barbara Morgan and Sandra Sloan, Chatsworth, Ga.; brother, Carl W. Coffelt, Chatsworth.
The funeral will be today at 1 p.m. at Love Funeral Home with the Rev. Curtis Belcher officiating.
Burial will be in Whitfield Memorial Gardens.

M.C. Cleveland Sr.
CHICKAMAUGA -- M.C. Cleveland Sr. died Sunday, May 7, 2000, in an area nursing facility. He was 82.
Arrangements will be announced by Willis Funeral Home, Dalton, Ga.

Robert Glover
TRENTON -- Robert Curtis "Bob" Glover died Monday, May 8, 2000, in a local hospital. He was 58.
The funeral will be today at 2 p.m. at W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Tankersley and the Rev. Robert Cook officiating.
Burial will be in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park.

Frances Jones
SUMMERVILLE -- Frances Jones died Monday, May 8, 2000, in an area hospital. She was 59.
She was a bookkeeper for 36 years and a member of Harrell Street Church of God and its choir.
She was preceded in death by her parents, W.C. and Julia Hampton; a daughter, Velenia Jones, and a sister, Latey Lou Smith.
Survivors include her husband, John A. Jones; two daughters, Debra Crider, Cartersville, Ga., and Charlene Jones, Summerville; two sons, Franklin Jones, Dallas, Ga., and Sonny Jones, Summerville; six sisters, Elizabeth Riddle, Hazel Hampton, Dalton, Ga., Beatrice Nichlos, Texas, Barbara Spencer, Trion, Ga., Doris Hampton, Cleveland, Tenn.; three brothers, Pete Hampton, Summerville, David Hampton, Scottsboro, Ala., and James Hampton, Menlo, Ga.; nine grandchildren.
The funeral will be today at 3 p.m. at Harrell Street Church of God with the Rev. Danny Smith and the Rev. Phillips Gentry officiating.
Burial will be in Green Hills Memory Gardens, Summerville.
Arrangements are by Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home. 

Earl Locke
TALKING ROCK, Ga. -- Earl Stone Locke died Sunday, May 7, 2000, at his home. He was 50.
He was a Baptist, a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the VFW.
Survivors include two sisters, Dolores Bramblett, Cumming, Ga., and Margie Ridley, Dalton, Ga.; two brothers, Clyde Locke, Ringgold, Ga., and Claude Locke, Nicholsville, Ga.; nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park.
There will be no visitation at W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home.

Hazel McNish
RINGGOLD -- Hazel McNish died Monday, May 8, 2000, in a local hospital. She was 84.
A Baptist and longtime resident of Catoosa County, Ms. McNish spent the first 20 years of her career at Peerless Mills and retired from Burner Systems.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Ruby Shipp.
Survivors include two sisters, Beulah Rolling, Ringgold, Nova Gordon, Roswell, Ga.; four brothers, Carl McNish, Tampa, Fla., Paul McNish, Hixson, Billy McNish, Little Rock, Ark., and George Stinnett, Hudson, N.C.; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be today at 11 a.m. at Lakewood Memory Gardens, South, with the Rev. R.V. Wells officiating.
Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

Robert Reed
RINGGOLD -- Robert Kelly Reed died recently in Washington. He was 38.
Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

Joseph Rice
LaFAYETTE -- Joseph Patrick Rice died Saturday, May 6, 2000, in an area hospital.
Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral Home.

Here is an obit from the 16 February 1986 edition of the Columbus, Georgia,
"WADE - Funeral services for Mrs. Vera Arline Wade will be held Monday,
10:30 AM, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, burial Girard Cemetery with Father
David Symes officiating.  Active Pallbearers will be Mike Daniels, O. J.
Gilstrap, Harlan Owens, Danny Harris, B. J. Veasey and Scott Butler.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Grace Wade Stubbs, Phenix City; four
grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren.  A Rosary will be held Sunday, 7:00
PM in the Chapel of FanceMemorial.  VANCE MEMORIAL CHAPEL  Hamilton Road, Columbus, Georgia."
I believe Mrs. Wade actually died on 14 Feb 1986.

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