Emanuel County Obituaries

 

 

Savannah Morning News

Apr. 20, 2001

 

     Hines Martin Jr.

 

     KITE -- Hines Martin Jr., 68, died April 19 at Emanuel Medical Center.

 

     The native of Johnson County was a retired farmer and logger. He was a

member of Faith Baptist Church and Johnson County Grays.

 

     SURVIVORS: his wife, Christine Kight Martin of Kite; a daughter and

son-in-law, Patricia and Grayson Webb of Kite; a son and daughter-in-law,

David and Denise Martin of Kite; two sisters, Loretta Meeks and Ruth

Faircloth, both of Swainsboro; a brother, Joby Martin of Kite; a number of

grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

 

     VISITATION: 7-9 p.m. today at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary,

Swainsboro.

 

     FUNERAL: 3 p.m. Saturday at Faith Baptist Church, Kite, burial in Kite

City Cemetery.

 

Information from Clyde Hooks:

 

     Hines was born July 13, 1932, and was the son of Hines and Emma Dee

(Horton) Martin, Sr.

 


 

 

Statesboro (Ga.) Herald

April 12, 2001

 

MILLEN (GA) Edna Spells Newton Kennedy died on Tuesday (Apr 10 2001) at the Memorial Medical University Health Center. A native of Emanuel County, Mrs. Kennedy was an avid gardener and an early leader and advocate for civic beautification. She was a National Council Master judge emeritus in Horticulture and Flower Arrangement and an

accredited Rose, Camellia and Hermerocallis judge. She was a member of the Magnolia Garden Club in Millen and the Spade and Trowel Garden Club in Statesboro. She was a member of the National Society of Colonial Dames XVII

Century, the National Society of Daughters of the American Colonists and the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution. Mrs. Kennedy was named a Paul Harris Fellow in the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International

and was honored as one of Georgia's Gracious Ladies. She served on the boards of the Jenkins County Memorial Library and the Botanical Gardens at Georgia Southern University. She was a member of the Millen United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Raymond J. Kennedy Jr. of Statesboro; her daughters, Mrs. William Downey III of St. Simons Island and Mrs. Roland S. Summers of Savannah; a son, John Cleve Newton II of Millen; eight granddaughters, Amelia Matthews Newton and Sidney Newton Summers of Atlanta, Mrs. R. Fredrick Stroud of St. Simons Island, Sara Sloane Newton and Lane Newton Summers of Memphis, Sarah Alexander Patterson Summers of Savannah, Julia Chelsea Newton and Carrie Taylor Newton of Millen; five grandsons, William Clarke Downey and Albert Preston Downey of St. Simons Island, Albert Sidney Newton II of Millen, Roland Steven Summers Jr. of New York City and Phillip Towle Summers of Princeton, N.J.; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Albert Sidney Newton.

Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4-6 p.m. at the Kennedy family home in Statesboro and from 7-9 p.m. at the Crowe-             Fields Funeral Home in Millen.The funeral will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. at the Millen United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Snell and Harry Brazell officiating.  Burial will follow in the Elam Baptist Church Cemetery in Millen.

Remembrances may be made to the Jenkins County Memorial Library in Millen; to the Millen United Methodist Church; or to The Botanical Gardens, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro.

 


BRITTANY COLEMAN PUPIL
December 23, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Brittany L. Coleman, 11, of
South Racetrack Street, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000, at her residence.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Sunday at Smith Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Benji Waters officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Brittany, a native of Swainsboro, was a pupil in
Emanuel County public schools and was a member of Smith Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include her mother, Celia Coleman, Swainsboro; three sisters, Brianna Coleman, Alliyah Coleman and Toni Coleman, all of Swainsboro; her paternal grandparents, Waitus and Gladys Coleman, Swainsboro; and her maternal grandmother, Rose Riddles, Swainsboro.
Reno Tapley Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle
Dec. 23, 2000




KRISTEN KIRBY
December 30, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Kristen Nicole Kirby, infant daughter, of Joey Howard Mason, Wrightsville, and Melonie Kirby, Kite, died
Thursday, Dec. 28, 2000.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Sunday at Williams Chapel Baptist Church, Emanuel County, with the Rev. Lamar Kersey and Tommy Rountree officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Additional survivors include a brother, Joseph Tyler Kirby, Kite; her paternal grandfather, Paul Mason, Kite; her paternal grandmother, Wanda Wilkerson, Kite; her maternal grandparents, Ronald and Brenda Kirby, Kite; her maternal great-grandfather, Willard Kersey, Kite; her maternal great-grandmother, Hazel Kirby, Nunez; and her maternal great-great-grandmother, Gladys Smith, Rincon.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at Peebles- Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro.
The Augusta Chronicle
Dec. 30, 2000



MARCUS VINSON

STUDENT
February 14, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle

Marcus Allen Vinson, 15, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999, at Emanuel County Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. today at Mount Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Marcus was a student at
Swainsboro Middle School and a member of Mount Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Survivors include his father, Alvin Lloyd, Swainsboro; his mother, Maria Mathews, Swainsboro; his stepfather, Willie L. Mathews Sr., Swainsboro; a brother, Eric Worthen, Swainsboro; seven sisters, Melissa Vinson, LaShonda Vinson, LaTresa Vinson, Meoyshia Worthen, Kenosha Worthen, LaTonta Worthen and Erica Worthen, all of Swainsboro; and his grandparents, Bernice Vincent, Swainsboro, and Mr. and Mrs. T. Lloyd, Swainsboro.
Jones-Habersham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(Copyright 1999)



MISS GLADYS WALLER

RETIRED TEACHER
September 22, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle

Miss Gladys Waller, 84, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Blankenship officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Miss Waller, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a teacher and as director of student teaching from Georgia Southern University.
She was past president of Retired Teachers Association and was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Eta Chapter. She was a member of
First Baptist Church, where she was president of the Faithful Workers Sunday School Class, and was a member of Happy Rovers Senior Citizens Organization and Sypper Youngblood Circle.
Survivors include two sisters, Mildred Cowart, Swainsboro, and Nell Sheppard,
Jacksonville, Fla.
Pallbearers will be George Sheppard, Joe Sheppard, George Jukes, Johnny Cowart, Chris Jukes, Trey Cowart, Ashley Riner and Rob Sheppard.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at Peebles- Curry-Durden Mortuary.
The Augusta Chronicle
Sept. 22, 1999



MISS JOSIE AARON

RETIRED SCHOOLTEACHER
November 23, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle

Miss Josie Aaron, 94, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 1999, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Wednesday at Poplar Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Jim Bellis officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Miss Aaron, a native of
Bulloch County, had retired as a schoolteacher and was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church.
Survivors include two nephews, Britt Aaron, Millen, and Nick Herrington, Swainsboro; and three nieces, Corlis Van Burean, Macon, Imogene Hammonds,
Albany, and Celeste Manry, Edison.
The family will receive friends from
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro.
The Augusta Chronicle
Nov. 23, 1999



MISS MABEL SCREWS

HOMEMAKER
January 16, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle


Miss Mabel Screws, 94, died
Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999, at Emanuel County Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. today at Peebles-Curry-Durden Funeral Home with the Revs. Jack Hanley and Donald Lawson officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Miss Screws, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker and a member of Swainsboro Advent Christian Church.
Survivors include many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call at the residence of Harry and Billy Scott,
838 Oak Lawn Drive, Swainsboro, or at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.



MISS MARY HENDRIX

J.B. MARTIN EMPLOYEE
September 26, 1998
The Augusta Chronicle

Miss Mary Lois Hendrix, 53, of 118 Shaw St., died Tuesday, Sept.
22, 1998
, at Providence Hospital, Columbia.
The funeral will be at
2:30 p.m. Sunday at Monetta Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Adams officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Miss Hendrix, a native of
Aiken County, was an employee of J.B.
Martin. She was a member of
Monetta Baptist Church.
Survivors include her mother, Mable Emanuel Hamilton, Aiken; and her brother, Robert Hendrix,
Hackensack, N.J.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 8 p.m. today at Davis Funeral Home, Ridge Spring.

 



MISS RUTH MARLOWE
September 27, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Miss Ruth G. Marlowe, 90, of
Kite Road, died Sunday, Sept. 25,
2000
, at Emanuel County Hospital.
Graveside services will be at
11 a.m. today at Millen Cemetery, Millen, with the Rev. Charles Strickland officiating.
Miss Marlowe was Baptist.
Crowe-Fields Funeral Home, Millen, is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle
Sept. 27, 2000



MR. ABURN STEPTOE

RETIRED FARMER
August 02, 1999
The
Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Aburn "Bill" Steptoe, 67, died
Sunday, Aug. 1, 1999, at Wrightsville Manor.
Graveside services will be at
11 a.m. Tuesday at Sardis Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swainsboro, with the Rev. Donnie Bush officiating.
Mr. Steptoe, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a farmer.
Survivors include a sister, Luanne Miller,
Adrian; and a brother, David Steptoe, Wrightsville.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 9 p.m. today at Peebles- Curry-Durden Funeral Home.
The Augusta Chronicle
August 2, 1999

 


 

MR. BILLY BARBER

NAVY VETERAN
September 14, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Billy E. Barber, 58, of Eloise Street, died Wednesday, Sept.
13, 2000
, at Emanuel County Medical Center.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rehoboth Missionary Baptist Church with John D. Hendley officiating.
Mr. Barber, a native of Chatham County, was a Navy veteran.
Survivors include a daughter, Melinda Lou Barber, Huntington Park, Calif.; three brothers, Jerry Barber and Greg Barber, both of Dublin, and James Barber, Gainesville; four sisters, Gail Wright, Americus, and Gloria Bowen, Jo Ann Josey and Margie Shepherd, all of Dublin; and a grandchild.
Friends may call at the residence of Pamela Stapleton, 519 Turner Drive.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Hendley, Rountree and Powell Funeral Home.
The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 14, 2000


 

MR. BILLY HALL SR.
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
November 17, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Billy Edward Hall Sr., 69, died
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, at Emanuel County Medical Center, Swainsboro.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. today at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro, with the Revs. Jessie Bowen and Hal Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Hall Cemetery, Emanuel County.
Mr. Hall, a native of
Jefferson County, was a heavy equipment operator. He was Baptist.
Survivors include four sons, Larry Hall, Midville, Henry Gene Hall and Blaine Burrell, both of Swainsboro, and Billy Hall Jr., Summertown; two daughters, Dianne Partridge,
Brunswick, and Mae Hall McKenzie, Summertown; a brother, Willie Hall, Swainsboro; and 10 grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Carl Hood, Donald Hooks, Olin Mercer, Franklin Archer, Jerry Archer and Larry Archer.
The Augusta Chronicle
Nov. 17, 2000


 

MR. BOBBY JENKINS THIELE

KAOLIN CO. RETIREE
August 11, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Bobby Loren Jenkins, 63, of Linton Road, died Wednesday, Aug.
9, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. today at Sisters Baptist Church with the Revs. J. Emory Lindsey, Ray Jenkins and Keith Yelverton officiating. Burial will be in Brownwood Cemetery.
Mr. Jenkins, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired from Thiele Kaolin Co. He was a Coast Guard and member of the Georgia National Coast Guard. He was a former member of Washington County Civitian Club and Kiwanis Club and was a member of Georgia Cattlemans Association and Ridgeland Heights Baptist Church, where he was a former deacon chairman, Sunday school superintendent, choir member, trustee and brotherhood member.
Survivors include his wife, Gwen M. Jenkins; three sons, Bill Jenkins and Terrie Jenkins, both of Sandersville, and Bruce Jenkins, Daytona Beach, Fla., a daughter, Barbara Jones, Cumming; two sisters, Martha Banner, Lawrenceville, and Betty Jo Martin, Lilburn; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Lyman Yates, George Garbutt, Harold Channell, Clayton Sheppard, Frank Moye, Henry Bussell, Malcolm Sheppard and Bill Murphy.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of Wendy's breakfast club.
Memorials may be made to Sunshine House.
Friends may call at the residence.
May & Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle
Aug. 11, 2000

 


 

MR. C.L. STRANGE SR.

RETIRED PAINTER
December 30, 1999
Augusta Chronicle

Mr. C.L. "Doc" Strange Sr., 77, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1999, at Fairview Park Hospital, Dublin.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Friday at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Rev. Ray Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mr. Strange, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a painter and owner of Strange Cars. He was a member of Swainsboro Chamber of Commerce and national and Georgia independent auto dealers associations. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Pat Hudson Strange; two sons, C.L.
"Chan" Strange Jr., Summertown, and Raymond Strange, Swainsboro; two daughters, Mary Williford and Billie Johnson, both of
Twin City; and eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be J. Byrd Flanders, James Edwards Jr., Tyson Stephens, Bill Kirkland, Morris Brantley and Robert Brown.
The family will receive friends from
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle
Dec. 30, 1999

 


 

MR. CALVIN CANADY

SENIOR COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYST
January 04, 2001
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Calvin J. Canady, 59, of
Martinez, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at St. Joseph Hospital, Augusta.
The funeral will be at
1 p.m. Friday at Wesley United Methodist Church, Evans, with the Rev. Glen Ethridge officiating. Burial will be in Bellevue Memorial Gardens, Grovetown.
Mr. Canady, a native of
Emanuel County, was a senior computer systems analyst for Morris Communications for 31 years, having served at The Augusta Chronicle and Savannah News Press. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Annell Canady; a son, Kevin Canady, Martinez; a daughter, Karen Canady-Stanford, Martinez; his mother, Zannie R. Canady, Swainsboro; three brothers, Robert Canady, Savannah, Donald Canady, Dothan, Ala., and Marty Canady, Warner Robins, Ga.; a sister, Nancy Jukes, Swainsboro; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Rogers, Loyd Gulledge, Wayne Gulledge, Derick Jukes, Darin Jukes, Evan Canady, Greg Canady and Tony Coleman.
Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Morris Communications.
Memorials may be made to:
Wesley United Methodist Church, 825 N.
Belair Road
, Evans, GA 30809
.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. today at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Columbia Road.
The Augusta Chronicle
Jan. 4, 2001



MR. CARL LAWSON

RETIRED FARMER
January 08, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle


Mr. Carl Lawson, 88, died
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999, at his residence.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Saturday at Sardis Primitive Baptist Church, Kite, with the Revs. Ed Thompson and Woodrow Beasley officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Lawson, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a farmer and a state probation officer. He served on the board of directors of Washington County Electric Membership Corp. He was also a member of the Farmers Home Administration Board and the Emanuel County Farm Bureau. He was a member of Sardis Primitive Baptist Church, where he served on the cemetery committee.
Survivors include his wife, Ida Pearl Lawson, Swainsboro; two sons, Jay Lawson, Swainsboro, and Jim Lawson, Forsyth; five sisters, Bertha Riner, Ethlyn Harrison and Tina Welch, all of Kite, and Lucille Smith and Georgia Flanders, Swainsboro; and six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Al Lawson, Wessie Flanders, Dicky Harrison, Harry Martin, Lawson Smith, Alfred Riner, Don Flanders and Ricky Henry.
Honorary pallbearers will be directors of the Washington Electric Membership Corp.
Memorials may be made to Sardis Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Perpetual Fund, c/o Thetus Douglas, Rt. 1,
Kite, GA 31409.
The family will receive friends from
5 to 8 p.m. today at Peebles- Curry-Durden Mortuary.



MR. CARL SCOTT

RETIRED FARMER
September 04, 1998
The Augusta Chronicle

Mr. Carl Scott, 89, of 217 Watson St., died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1998, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
4 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ronnie Wills officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mr. Scott, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a farmer and Emanuel Bonded Warehouse. He was a member of First Methodist Church, the Woodman of the World and the Emanuel County Farm Bureau.
Survivors include his daughter, Tanya Lamb, Swainsboro; two brothers, Grady Scott and Alton Scott, both of Savannah; one sister, Julia Holder, Swainsboro; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Charles Stroud, Lloyd Sherrod, Larry Underwood, William Roberson, J.T. Knight and Jimmy Bramlet.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Gordon Fountain Sunday School Class.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at Peebles- Curry-Durden Mortuary.



MR. CHARLES SHEPPARD

BRASWELL BROTHERS HOUSEMOVERS EMPLOYEE
August 29, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Charles A. Sheppard, 25, died
Sunday, Aug. 27, 2000, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Wednesday at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Rev. Allen Meeks officiating. Burial will be in Minton's Chapel Advent Christian Church Cemetery, Emanuel County.
Mr. Sheppard, a native of
Jefferson County, was an employee of Braswell Brothers Housemovers.
Survivors include his father, Louis Sheppard Sr., Harrison; his mother, Gail Parker Sheppard, Wrightsville; two brothers, Louis Sheppard Jr., Meeks, and Michael Dan Evans,
Atlanta; a sister, Dana Nasworthy, Kite; and his maternal grandmother, Vivian Parker, Swainsboro.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle
Aug. 29, 2000

 


 

MR. CHARLES HOWELL JR.
February 20, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle

Mr. Charles Howell Jr., 56, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 1999, at his residence.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. today at St. Phillip Baptist Church, Swainsboro, with the Rev. James E. Love officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mr. Howell, a native of
Emanuel County, was a member of St.
Phillip Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Christine Howell; a son, Christopher Howell, Twin City; three daughters, Brenda Scott, Brooklyn, N.Y., Angela Williams, Philadelphia, and Doreen Bright, Swainsboro; his mother, Dora Howell, Swainsboro; and three sisters, Willie Ruth Jones, Patterson, N.J., Tommie Hickson, Augusta, and Dorothy Graves, Brunswick.
Mosley's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



MR. CHARLIE HORTON

OMARK INDUSTRIES RETIREE

December 28, 2000

The Augusta Chronicle
 
 Mr. Charlie R. Horton, 83, died
Thursday, Dec. 21, 2000, at Claxton Nursing Home.
The funeral was at
2 p.m. Saturday at J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home with the Revs. Mike Huling and Eric Sizemore officiating. Burial was in Brewton Cemetery, Hagan.
Mr. Horton, a native of
Emanuel County, was an Air Force veteran of World War II, was former owner/operator of Soda Shop and had retired as a salesman from Omark Industries. He was a former member of the Housing Authority and a member of Ezel Masonic Lodge 335.
Survivors include his wife, Marcia Horton; two daughters, Julia Impink, Evans, and Anita McCoy, Bellville; three stepsons, Dennis King and David King, both of
Savannah, and Danny King, Hinesville; a sister, Anton Opplet, Anaheim, Calif.; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Danny Sowell, Stephen Bell, Al Hagin Jr., Erney Bell, Mike Todd and Ken Pyler.
Memorials may be made to: Ogeechee Hospice,
P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30458.
The Augusta Chronicle
Dec. 28, 2000

 


MR. CHARLIE FREEMAN SR.
January 23, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle


Mr. Charlie Rogers "C.R." Freeman Sr., 91, died
Wednesday, Jan.
20, 1999
, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. today at the Church of Jesus of the Apostolic Faith with the Revs. Darryl Brown, Curtis Jackson and Jessie Adams officiating. Burial will be in Kirkland Cemetery.
Mr. Freeman, a native of
Washington County, was a member of the Church of Jesus of the Apostolic Faith, where he was a deacon. He was a member of the Roundtree Island Independent Benevolent Society.
Survivors include four sons, Elijah L. Freeman, Jackson, Charlie Freeman, Daytona Beach, Fla., Rufas Freeman, Titusville, Fla., and Willie Freeman, Swainsboro; nine daughters, Ella Mae Dillard, Lou Ann Pinkney, Bertha Mincey, Betty Kea and Wilma Young, all of Jacksonville, Fla., Josephine Eady, Mae Bell Wadley and Mary Allen, both of Swainsboro, and Annie L. Coleman, Temple Hills, Md.; and 59 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be his nephews and grandsons.
Mosley's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



MR. CHARLIE SCOTT

RETIRED ROOFER
October 16, 1998
The Augusta Chronicle


Mr. Charlie Scott, 86, of
309 McLeod Bridge Road, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1998, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Saturday at Smith Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Bennie Brinson officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mr. Scott, a native of
Washington County, had retired as a roofer.
He was a member of
Smith Grove Baptist Church, where he was a deacon.
Survivors include his wife, Jimmie L. Scott; two sons, Eddie L.
Drisdon, Macon, and Homer Scott,
Mercerville, N.J.; one daughter, JoAnne Boone, Brunswick; two brothers, Jimmy Scott, Swainsboro, and Tommy Scott, Philadelphia; one sister, Janie Turner, Swainsboro; and two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jesse Doyle, L.C. Scott, Rodney Scott, John Doyle, Cleveland Doyle and Larry Scott.
Friends may call at the residence.
Reno Tapley Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.



MR. CLARENCE BROWN JR.
August 10, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Clarence A. Brown Jr., 55, of
Meadow Road, died Tuesday. Aug.
8, 2000
, at Emanuel County Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Friday at Hendley, Rountree and Powell Funeral Home with the Rev. Kelmer Durden officiating. Burial will be in Wimberley Cemetery, Twin City.
Mr. Brown was a native of
Emanuel County.
Survivors include three brothers, Donny Lee Brown, Midville, and Franklin Brown and Tommy Keith Brown, both of Swainsboro; and two sisters, Jean Chavis and Janice Mosley, both of Swainsboro.
Friends may call at the residence.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle
Aug. 10, 2000

 



MR. CLARENCE COLEMAN

AIR FORCE RETIREE
May 15, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Clarence Coleman, 64, of
Eighth Street, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000.
The funeral will be at
2:30 p.m. today at Williams Grove Holiness Church, Swainsboro, Ga., with the Rev. Robert Coleman officiating.
Burial will be in
Swainsboro City Cemetery, Swainsboro.
Mr. Coleman, a native of
Emanuel County, Ga., had retired from the Air Force and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a graduate of Jefferson Davis College, a former employee of Gulfport Naval Base and a member of Williams Grove Holiness Church.
Survivors include a son, Armon Coleman, Gulfport; two stepsons, Greg Jackson and Walter Jackson, both of Gulfport; his mother, Lucille Coleman, Swainsboro; five brothers, John Coleman, Watus Coleman, Arthur Coleman and Paul Coleman, all of Swainsboro, and Robert Coleman, Trenton, N.J.; and two sisters, Geraldine Durden and Alice Foots, both of Swainsboro.
Pallbearers will be Archie Dukes, Paul Weaver, Moses Archie, Rodney Cheeks, Homer Walden and Bob McMillin.
Honorary pallbearers will be his nephews.
Friends may call at the residence of Armon Coleman.
Reno Tapley Mortuary, Swainsboro, is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle
May 15, 2000

 



MR. CLARENCE FLEMING

RETIRED CAR SALESMAN
May 16, 2000

The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Clarence G. Fleming, 73, died
Sunday, May 14, 2000, at his residence.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. today at Tomlinson Funeral Home, Swainsboro, with the Rev. Louis Pearce officiating. Burial with military honors will be in New Hope Church Cemetery, Emanuel County.
Mr. Fleming, a native of
St. Petersburg, Fla., had retired as a car salesman and was a Merchant Marine veteran.
Survivors include two sons, Ronnie Stephens, Canoochee, and John Fleming, Kite; seven daughters, Brenda Fleming, Crossville, Tenn., Jackie Smith and Lisa Harrison, both of Spring City, Tenn., and Brenda Henry, Barbara Rowland, Helen Bell and Sabrina Fleming, all of Kite; and 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Roger McKenzie, Rick Lay, Mike Rowland, Tony Mason, Melvin Cooper and John Allen Cooper.
The Augusta Chronicle
May 16, 2000.

 



MR. DANNY BEDGOOD CARPENTER
June 23, 1999
The
Augusta Chronicle

Mr. Danny Edward Bedgood, 41, died
Monday, June 21, 1999, at his residence.
Graveside services will be at
2 p.m. today at Sardis Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with Aaron Kersey officiating.
Mr. Bedgood, a native of
Emanuel County, was a mobile home carpenter.
Survivors include two daughters, April Juarez and Jessica Bedgood, both of Douglas; a brother, William Bedgood, Axson; three sisters, Karen Thames,
Waynesboro, Connie Durden, Atlanta, and Shirley Bedgood, McRae; and a grandchild.
The family will receive friends beginning at
11 a.m. today at Pebbles-Curry-Durden Mortuary.
The Augusta Chronicle
June 23, 1999



MR. DOBSON GAY SR. FARMER
July 10, 1999

The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Dobson M. Gay Sr., 91, of
6193 Elam Road, died Friday, July 9,
1999
, at Jenkins County Hospital.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Sunday at Elam Baptist Church with the Revs. Bill Brown and Maurice Crowder officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Gay, a native of
Jenkins County, was a farmer in Jenkins and Emanuel Counties for more than 60 years. He had received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Jenkins County Livestock Association, and was recognized by the Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce for his service to the forestry industry. He was a Mason, past president and director of Ogeechee Valley Bank, past director of Jenkins County Hospital Authority, past director of Dixie Production Credit Association, past member of Jenkins County Board of Education and past member of American Turpentine Farmers Association. He was a member and deacon of Elam Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Dobson M. Gay Jr., Garfield; a daughter, Cynthia G. Snider,
Wichita, Kan.; a stepson, Jerry Lawson, Swainsboro; a stepdaughter, Betty Thompson, Swainsboro; four sisters, Lewellyn G. Rabenau, St. Marks, Fla., Rubye G. Hammond, Sylacauga, Ala., and Dorabelle G. Morgan and Anne G. Booker, both of Savannah; and eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Chris Landing, Jeff Brantley, Jerry Lawson Jr., Terry Thompson, Dobson Gay III, Lamar Black, Thomas Black and Roger Black.
Honorary pallbearers will be past and present directors and officers of the Ogeechee Valley Bank, the Men's Bible Class of Elam Baptist Church and Sunday school officers.
Memorials may be made to
Elam Baptist Church, 5172 Elam Road, Millen GA 30442.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. today at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home, Millen.
The Augusta Chronicle
July 10, 1999

 


 

MR. DONALD MEEKS

ARMY VETERAN
October 08, 1998
The Augusta Chronicle


Mr. Donald Stewart Meeks, 47, died
Friday, Oct. 2, 1998 at the Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Friday at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Rev. Ronnie Wills officiating.
Mr. Meeks, a native of
Chatham County, was an Army veteran and had retired from America Yard Products. He was a member of Riverside Baptist Church in Savannah.
Survivors include one daughter, Angel Moretz, Taylorville, N.C; his mother, Virginia Meeks Earnest, Swainsboro; and one sister, Carlene Stokes,
Bethune, S.C.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.



MR. EARNEST KITCHENS

RETIRED MACHINIST
September 15, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle

Mr. Earnest Lamar Kitchens, 74, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2000, in Tallahassee.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Saturday at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro, Ga., with the Rev. Benji Varnell officiating.
Burial will be in
Swainsboro City Cemetery, Swainsboro.
Mr. Kitchens, a native of
Emanuel County, Ga., had retired as a machinist from Municipal Code Corp of Tallahassee after 30 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a volunteer at Eden Springs and a member of Silver and Gold Band. He was Methodist.
Survivors include a son, A. Louie Kitchens,
Tallahassee; two daughters, Brenda Greene, Live Oak Island, and Theresa A. Kitchens, Tallahassee; his mother, Thelma Kitchens, Swainsboro; a brother, Charles Kitchens, Swainsboro; a sister, Mary Vignatti, North Augusta; and five grandchildren.
The Augusta Chronicle
Sept. 15, 2000

 


 

MR. ALBERT CAVE

RETIRED STEELWORKER
September 25, 1998
The Augusta Chronicle

Mr. Albert Cave, 68, of 134 Paynter Drive, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Union United Methodist Church, Kline, with the Rev. Eddie C. Williams officiating. Burial will be in Hope Memorial Park, Barnwell.
Mr. Cave, a native of Barnwell County, had retired from the metal container division of Anheuser-Busch company, Jacksonville, Fla. He was past treasurer of the Steel Works Union 481, Jacksonville. He was a member of St. John Baptist Church, Boiling Spring, and a member of the deacon board for Mount Nebo Baptist Church, Jacksonville.
Survivors include his wife, Irene Jackson Cave; two sons, Charlie Jacobs, Columbia, and Emanuel Carr, Barnwell; one brother, Nehemiah Cave, Barnwell; one sister, Dorothy Paynter, Barnwell; and three grandchildren.
Cave Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.



MR. ALTON
JACKSON

LAW ENFORCEMENT RETIREE
September 15, 2000
The
Augusta Chronicle

Mr. Alton E. "Pee Wee"
Jackson, 59, of Mitzi Lane, died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000, at Emanuel County Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Saturday at Hendley, Rountree and Powell Funeral Home with the Revs. Luther Burns and William Morris officiating. Burial will be in Eastbrook Cemetery.
Mr. Jackson, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired from law enforcement. He was Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Nunn Jackson; two sons, Olin Jackson, Swainsboro, and James Jackson, Savannah; five daughters, Shelia Powell, Nunez, Lisa McGee, Amanda Miller and Tracy Bedgood, all of Swainsboro, and Jenny Kersey, Wrightsville; two brothers, Alvin Jackson, Swainsboro, and Irvin Jackson, Jacksonville, Fla.; three sisters, Ann Steptoe and Elizabeth Jackson, both of Swainsboro, and Lois Williams, Augusta; and 12 grandchildren and a great- grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Ricky Newsome, Allen Newsome, Mitch Jackson, Gary Coleman, Jonathan Shirey and Richard Newsome.
Friends may call at the residence.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle
Sept. 15, 2000

 



MR. ALTON SCOTT

RETIRED CIVIL SERVANT
April 26, 2000

The Augusta Chronicle


North America; Southeast United States; Georgia
Mr. Alton Scott, 85, died Monday, April 24, 2000, at Effingham County Hospital, Springfield.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. today at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro, with the Rev. Bill Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery, Swainsboro.
Mr. Scott, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired from civil service and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Bloomingdale.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Canady Scott; two sons, David A. Scott, Faulkville, and Joseph Mitchell Scott,
Marshall, Texas; a sister, Julia Holder, Swainsboro; and a grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Charles Stroud, Lloyd Sherrod, William Roberson, J.T. Kight, Wayne Scott and Larry Canady.
Memorials may be made to
First Baptist Church.
The Augusta Chronicle
April 26, 2000

 



MR. ANTHONY WADLEY
September 16, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Anthony Wadley, 61, died
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000, at University Hospital.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Sunday at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Swainsboro, with George Wadley officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery, Swainsboro.
Mr. Wadley, a native of
Emanuel County, was a member of Sons of Enoch Lodge 84, Brooklyn, N.Y., where he was a 32nd degree Mason, and Messiah Baptist Church, Brooklyn.
Survivors include his wife, Ossie Ola Wadley; two sons, Bobby Windell Wadley, Swainsboro, and Anthony C. Wadley Jr., Augusta; a daughter, Lawanda Givens, Augusta; three brothers, Arthur Lee Wadley, B.C. Wadley Jr. and Donald Wadley, all of Brooklyn; and six sisters, Hazel Newsome, Augusta, Ann Smith and Eula Kate Barnes, both of Atlanta, Diane Garner, Savannah, Betty Williams, Brooklyn, and Dorothy Culbreth, Swainsboro.
Pallbearers will be Rosie Young, Alvin W. Mosley, Michael Boston, Archie Dukes, Joe Lewis Jones, Charles Daniels and Joe Morrison.
Mosley's Funeral Home, Swainsboro, is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle
Sept. 16, 2000

 



MR. ASHLEY ROWLAND JR.

RETIRED WELDER
May 05, 2000
The
Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Ashley "Asa" Rowland Jr., 75, died
Thursday, May 4, 2000, at Carl Vinson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dublin.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Baptist Church, Meeks, with the Rev. Donnie Bush officiating. Burial will be in Lamb's Cemetery, Emanuel County.
Mr. Rowland, a native of
Johnson County, had retired as a welder from Fulghum Industries and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Page Rowland; three daughters, Shirley Edenfield, Adrian, Elaine Hutcheson, Swainsboro, and Patricia Edenfield, Sandersville; three sisters, Ruby Kersey, Adrian, Judy Neal, Thomson, and Margie Shappert,
Florida; and four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Ray Hutcheson, Tony Hutcheson, Cheney Hutcheson, Charles Radford, Ben Radford and James Edenfield.
Friends may call at the residence of Ruby Kersey,
Norristown.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. today at Tomlinson Funeral Home, Swainsboro.
The Augusta Chronicle
May 5, 2000

 



MR. AUBY WOMACK

BUSINESS OWNER
February 03, 2000
Augusta Chronicle
 
 
Mr. Auby Lester Womack, 84, died
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000, at Swainsboro Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Friday at Blundale Baptist Church, Blundale, with the Revs. Mittry Taylor, Jamie Archer and Lester Cochran officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Womack, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as owner and operator of Dellwood Well Drilling and as a farmer. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of Blundale Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and Sunday school director and teacher.
Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Peebles Womack; a son, Aubry J. Womack, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; two daughters, Kay W. Davis and Judy W.
Mincey, both of Statesboro; two brothers, Robbie Womack, Millen, and Buck Womack, Twin City; two sisters, Bridie Black and Blonnie Johnson, both of Statesboro; and a grandchild and a great- grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Joe Peebles, Donnie Garrett, Craig Peebles, G.W. Johnson, Ray Womack, Tim Peebles and Cale Womack.
Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of
Blundale Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from
5:30 to 8 p.m. today at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary.
The Augusta Chronicle
Feb. 3, 2000

 



MR. AVROM WARREN

KEMIRA CORP. RETIREE
September 29, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Avrom Alvin Warren, 80, of
Withlacoochee Road, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Savannah.
Graveside services will be at
3 p.m. today at Hebron Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Garfield, with Tommy Rountree and the Rev.
Fred Pfier officiating.
Mr. Warren, a native of
Emanuel County, was an Air Force veteran of World War II and the Korean War and had retired from Kemira Corp., Savannah. He was a member of Mount Olivet Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Edith Johnson Warren; a daughter, Nellie Norris, Port Wentworth; two sisters, Nell Kicklighter,
Richmond Hill, and Sue Lee, Augusta; and two grandchildren.
Friends may call at the residence of Billy Johnson, Highway 23,
Metter Road, Twin City.
Hendley, Rountree & Powell Funeral Home, Swainsboro, is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle
Sept. 29, 2000

 



MR. BENNIE COLVARD

RETIRED CARPENTER
November 24, 2000

The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Bennie "Bubba" Colvard, 78, died
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2000, at McDuffie County Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Saturday at Hatcher Funeral Home, Langley, with the Rev. Steve Scott officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Bath.
Mr. Colvard, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a carpenter from Daniels Construction Co. after 20 years.
Survivors include two daughters, Debra Colvard Knowles,
North Augusta, and Susan Colvard Blizzard, Thomson; and six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Donnie Ray, Shane McElhaney, Terry Galloway, Matt Cooper, Bob McNeil and Clay Spires.
Friends may call at the residence of Debra Knowles,
3154 Maplewood Drive, North Augusta.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle
Nov. 24, 2000

 



MR. BENNIE MASON

RETIRED WELDER
September 03, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
 
Mr. Bennie G. Mason, 65, of
Olmstead Street, died Saturday, Sept.
2, 2000
, at his residence.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. today at Tomlinson Funeral Home, Swainsboro, with the Revs. Kelmer Durden and Louis Pearce officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery.
Mr. Mason, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired from Union Camp as a welder. He was a member of Air National Guard for eight years.
Survivors include his wife, Judy McBride Mason; two sons, Bennie Keith Mason,
Savannah, and Harry Craig Mason, Rincon; a brother, Kenneth Mason, Savannah; two sisters, Christine Mason and Virginia Mason, both of Swainsboro; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Gene Bennett, Bill Bennett, Steven Mason, Emmitt Wilcox and Richard Nash.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Savannah,
1352 Eisenhower Drive, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.
The Augusta Chronicle
Sept. 3, 2000

 


 

MR. BILLIE WARREN
January 08, 1999
The
Augusta Chronicle
Mr. Billie Warren, 56, died
Monday, Jan. 4, 1999, at Emanuel County Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Saturday at St. Phillip Baptist Church, Swainsboro, Ga., with the Rev. Bennie Brinson officiating.
Burial will be in
Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mr. Warren, a native of
Emanuel County, had lived in New Haven for the past 31 years.
Survivors include his wife, Irene Warren; four daughters, Chandra W. Warren and Jenevieve Warren, both of New Haven, Farrah Warren and Sandra Brown, both of Swainsboro; two godchildren, Silvester Brantley and Shanekin Brantley, both of New Haven; three brothers, James Warren, Honolulu, Tommy Warren, Atlanta, and Bobby Warren, Swainsboro; four sisters, Betty Zeigler, Weymouth, Mass., Marilyn Norman, Springfield, Mass., JoAnn Jackson, Hamden, Conn., and Janell Wray, Suffield, Conn.; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 8 p.m. today at Mosley's Funeral Home, Swainsboro.

 


 

MR. EDDIE JONES SR.
August 12, 2000
The
Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Eddie Lee Jones Sr., 52, died
Sunday, Aug. 6, 2000, at his residence.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. today at Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church, Garfield, with D.G. Mosely officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Jones was a native of
Emanuel County.
Survivors include three sons, Antoine Remon Jones and Eddie Lee Jones Jr., both of Swainsboro, and Recardo Phillips, Hinesville; a daughter, Dermitrus Phillips, Swainsboro; two brothers, Jerry Jones, Hephse, and Murray Jones, Adrian; two sisters, Marlene Jenkins and Lillie Jones, both of Swainsboro; and seven grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Robert Stanford, Archie Dukes, Leroy Riddles, Willie McCloud and Roger Richards.
Mosley's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle
Aug. 12, 2000



MR. EDGAR HOOD RETIRED

FARMER
December 29, 1999
Augusta Chronicle
 
 Mr. Edgar Herman Hood, 80, died
Tuesday, Dec. 28, 1999, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Thursday at Oak Chapel Baptist Church with the Revs. Lamar Kersey and Fred Dunn officiating. Burial will be in Moxley Cemetery.
Mr. Hood, a native of
Washington County, had retired as a farmer and was a member of Oak Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Bernice Jones Hood; four sons, Larry Hood and Cecil "Buddy" Hood, both of Kite, Johnny Hood,
Eden, and James Hood, San Jose, Calif.; two daughters, Albinia McGowan, Metter, and Sandra Hodges, Swainsboro; a brother, Marvin Hood, Kite; a sister, Blanche Simmons, Kite; and 14 grandchildren and 15 great- grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Brian Usry, Ronnie Peszynski, Brian Peszynski, Chris Rahn, Randy McGowan, Danny McGowan and David Hood.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of
Oak Chapel Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at Peebles- Curry-Durden Mortuary.
The Augusta Chronicle
Dec. 29, 1999

 



MR. EDGAR WIGGINS

ELROY TURPENTINE CO. RETIREE
June 03, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Edgar Wiggins, 88, of U.S. Highway 1 South, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at Swainsboro Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Sunday at Tomlinson Funeral Home with the Revs. Walter Mann and Tim Nary officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mr. Wiggins, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired from Elroy Turpentine Co. He was a member of Union Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Solomon Edger Wiggins, Swainsboro, and Joseph W. Wiggins, Reidsville; a brother, Sam Wiggins, Columbus; and
12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and eight great-great- grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Glenn Grimes, Shannon Braddy, Jack Martin and Carl Faircloth.
Friends may call at the residence of Solomon Edger Wiggins,
615 Thompson St.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle
June 3, 2000

 



MR. EDWARD FIELDS
May 24, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle

Mr. Edward J. Fields, 75, died Sunday, May 23, 1999, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Tuesday at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Rev. Cail Pressey officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mr. Fields, a native of
Emanuel County, was disabled from birth.
He was a member of Eastwood Church of God.
Survivors include four sisters, Betty Scott and Martha Horton, both of Swainsboro, Ladelle Canady, Nunez, and Lenora Johnson,
Cocoa, Fla.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.



MR. EDWARD WILKERSON

RETIRED AUTO MECHANIC
February 18, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Edward Kenneth Wilkerson, 53, died
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1999, at the Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. today at Kite Church of God with the Revs. Allen Meeks and William Castell officiating. Burial will be in Sardis Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Wilkerson, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as an automobile mechanic. He was a member of the Kite Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Sally Wilkerson; a son, Brian Wilkerson, Kite; two daughters, Lisa Keyton, Wrightsville, and Deidre Wilkerson, Kite; his mother, Pearl P. Wilkerson, Kite; a sister, Ollie Mae Thompson, Wrightsville; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Ellis Stapleton, Elzie Stapleton, Ellie Stapleton, Junior Wilson, Tommy Scarboro and Joseph Leach.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro, is in charge of arrangements.



MR. ELLIE DAVIS COCA-COLA CO. RETIREE
June 03, 2000

The Augusta Chronicle
 

Mr. Ellie R. Davis, 72, of Old Wadley Road, died Thursday, June 1,
2000
, at Bulloch Memorial Hospital, Statesboro.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. today at Calvary United Methodist Church with the Revs. Randall Ray, Kenneth Watkins and Bill Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mr. Davis, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired from Coca-Cola Co. after 38 years. He was a member of Dellwood United Methodist Church, where he was a deacon and a member of the board of trustees.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel P. Davis; two sons, Donnie Davis, Statesboro, and Wayne Davis, Mineral Bluff; two daughters, Cheryl Donaldson, Metter, and Patricia Horton,
Buford, S.C.; a brother, Jimmy Davis, Swainsboro; a sister, Shirley Jackson, Macon; and 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Larry Morrison, Ricky Collins, Mike Gunn, Ronnie Newsome, Wendell Bishop, Danny West, Phil Wilson, Joe David Taylor and Craig Tillman.
Honorary pallbearers will be trustees of
Dellwood United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 9 p.m. today at Peebles- Curry-Durden Mortuary.
The Augusta Chronicle
June 3, 2000

 



MR. ELMER CLIFTON

FARMER

April 04, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Elmer Gene Clifton, 56, died
Saturday, April 3, 1999, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. today at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro, with Gary Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Eastbrook Cemetery, Swainsboro.
Mr. Clifton, a native of
Emanuel County, was a farmer and worked at Ithaca Manufacturing, Swainsboro.
Survivors include his wife, Jackie Denton Clifton; two sons, Brent Clifton and Keith Clifton, both of Twin City; a daughter, Allison Overstreet, Dellwood; two brothers, J.D. Clifton, Twin City, and Carroll Clifton, Dublin; two sisters, Nell Oglesby, Twin City, and Bobbie Smith, Swainsboro; and six grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jason McBride, Jeffery McBride, Grey Oglesby, Troy Oglesby, Dennis Johnson and Derwin Johnson.
Honorary pallbearers will be mechanics of Ithaca Manufacturing.



MR. ELMER JONES
June 30, 1999

The Augusta Chronicle


Mr. Elmer Jones, 68, died
Monday, June 28, 1999, at Wayne County Memorial Hospital, Jesup.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. today at Swainsboro Primitive Baptist Church with Lee Chambers officiating. Burial will be in Eastbrook Cemetery.
Mr. Jones, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired from Twin City Manufacturing Co. He was a member of Swainsboro Primitive Baptist Church, where he was a deacon.
Survivors include his wife, Janell Holton Jones; a daughter, Linda Harless, Jesup; three brothers, Cecil Jones, Lester Jones and T.L.
Jones, all of Swainsboro; two sisters, Edril Howell, Waynesville, N.C., and Clava Joe Hunt, Waxfax, N.C.; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jerrell Canady, Johnny Ray Stafford, Wayne Fennell, George Steel, Carlton Jones and Raymond Riner.
The Augusta Chronicle
June 30, 1999


 

MR. ELMER MOORE

RETIRED TECHNICAL INSTRUCTOR
December 29, 1998
The
Augusta Chronicle

Mr. Elmer Lee Moore, 81, died
Friday, Dec. 25, 1998, at Swainsboro Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. today at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Rev. Robert Blankenship officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mr. Moore, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired from Sears as a technical instructor. He was an Army veteran of World War II, where he served in the Philippines.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Peebles Moore; a son, Lee Moore, Swainsboro; and one grandchild.
Pallbearers will be members of a military honor guard.
The family will receive friends from
10 to 11 a.m. today at the funeral home.



MR. ELMORE ALCOTT JR.
January 21, 2000

Augusta Chronicle
 
 Mr. Elmore Alcott Jr., 70, died
Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2000, at Jenkins County Hospital.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Saturday at Peebles Curry Durden Mortuary with the Revs. Charles Ray, Bobby Taylor and Woodrow Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Garfield.
Mr. Alcott, a native of
Emanuel County, was a former employee of Georgia Highway Department. He was Baptist.
Survivors include two brothers, Earl Alcott, Metter, and Talmadge Alcott, Savannah; and two sisters, Susie Stover and Ollie Brown, both of Herndon.
Pallbearers will be his nephews.
The family will receive friends from
5:30 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle
Jan. 21, 2000

 


 

EMANUEL WASHINGTON SR.

101, CONSTRUCTION WORKER
May 31, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
 
Mr. Emanuel Washington Sr., retired construction worker, died Friday, May 26, 2000, at Allendale County Hospital, Allendale. Mr.
Washington, of U.S. Highway 278 West, was 101.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Ervington Baptist Church, Allendale County. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Washington, a native of Old Barnwell County, was a member of Ervington Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Ruth Myers Washington; two sons, Emanuel Washington Jr., Fairfax, and Curtis Lee Washington, Canton, Ohio; three daughters, Zay Sanders, Diane Dunbar and Betty Williams, all of Fairfax; a brother, Georg Washington, Allendale; and 20 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
The Cave Funeral Service, Allendale, is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle May 31, 2000

 



Headline: MR. EMMITT SCONYERS SR. RETIRED FARMER, CARPENTER
Publication Date: August 29, 2000
Source: The Augusta Chronicle
Page: C12
Subjects:  
Region: North America; Southeast United States; Georgia
Obituary: Mr. Emmitt Harold Sconyers Sr., 71, died Friday, Aug. 25, 2000, at Hillcrest Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
1 p.m. Wednesday at Hendley, Rountree and Powell Funeral Home, Swainsboro, Ga., with Tommy Rountree officiating. Burial will be in Old Canoochee Cemetery, Canoochee, Ga.
Mr. Sconyers, a native of
Emanuel County, Ga., was a Navy veteran and had retired as a farmer and carpenter. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.
Survivors include four sons, Emmitt Sconyers Jr. and Wayne Sconyers, both of Bristow, Dana Sconyers, Claremore, and Carl Sconyers,
Monkey Island; a daughter, Stacia Stubblefield, Bristow; two sisters, Louise Rountree, Twin City, Ga., and Sarah Heath, Langley; and 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Emmitt Sconyers Jr., Wayne Sconyers, Carl Sconyers, Dana Sconyers, James Allen Rountree and David Rountree.
Friends may call at the residence of Louise Rountree, Clearview Apartments,
Twin City.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle
Aug. 29, 2000

 


 

MR. FED GREENWAY

RETIRED FARMER
January 10, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Fed Levin Greenway, 91, died
Saturday, Jan. 9, 1999, at Emanuel County Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Monday at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro, with the Revs. Robert Wynveen and Ray Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in Hawhammock Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Greenway, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a farmer.
He was a founding member of
Temple Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Thomas Eugene Greenway and Emory Lloyd Greenway, both of Augusta; two daughters, Marjorie Driscoll, Augusta, and Martha Saul, Midville; three brothers, Edward Greenway, Twin City, Troy Greenway, Midville, and Walter Greenway, Swainsboro; three sisters, Louise Bishop and Norma Hooks, both of Swainsboro, and Marie Coglin, Midville; and 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

 



MR. FELTON WILLIAMS

RETIRED PAINT AND BODY WORKER
November 11, 1998
The Augusta Chronicle

Mr. Felton Willis Williams, 77, died Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. today at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Revs. Allen Meeks and Cail Pressey officiating.
Burial will be in
Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Williams, a native of
Johnson County, had retired as a paint and body worker and mechanic. He was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and was an Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Geneva Newsome Williams; one son, Larry Williams, Kite; one daughter, Carolyn Boatright, Swainsboro; two sisters, Bessie Alice Hall, Kite, and Flora Mae Drake,
Savannah; and seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Shon Williams, Randall Edge, Asa Garrett, Greg Newsome, Jeff Newsome, Larry Hood, John Peavy, Jerry Akridge and Johnny Newsome.



MR. FRANK SMITH
December 28, 2000
The
Augusta Chronicle
 
North
America; Southeast United States; Georgia
Mr. Frank Carl Smith, 55, of
Meadowgrove Drive, died Monday, Dec.
25, 2000
, at his residence.
The funeral will be at
12:30 p.m. Friday at Good Hope Baptist Church with Dr. Johnny R. Hatney officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery, Swainsboro.
Mr. Smith, a native of
Emanuel County, was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and had retired from the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Army Commendation Medal.
Survivors include a son, Jermaine Smith, Swainsboro; a daughter, Carla Smith, Augusta; seven brothers, Charles Smith, David Smith and Lee Smith, all of Vidalia, Frank Smith, New Jersey, Ronald Smith and Donald Smith, both of Augusta, and Sonny Smith Jr., Philadelphia; nine sisters, Rosa Mae Johnson, New Jersey, Jeanette McCloud, Beech Island, Mary Alice Bennett, Maryland, Gones Jones, Houston, Mona Turner, Williamstown, N.J., Geneva Powell, Soperton, Alzernina Johnson and Lula Mae Brown, Jersey City, N.J., and Ruby Lee Cunningham, Augusta.
Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle
Dec. 28, 2000

 



MR. FRANK COPELAND
BATTLE

LUMBER CO. RETIREE
November 08, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle

Mr. Frank Copeland, 53, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 1999, at Swainsboro Nursing Home, Swainsboro.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Tuesday at Tomlinson Funeral Home, Swainsboro, with the Rev. Kelmer Durden officiating. Burial will be in Lamb Cemetery, Emanuel County.
Mr. Copeland, a native of
Johnson County, had retired from Battle Lumber Co. He was a member of Oak Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include five brothers, Carlton Copeland, Kite, Jimmy Copeland,
Twin City, Earnest Copeland, Dellwood, Bobby Copeland, Utah, and Carl Copeland, Atlanta; and two sisters, Susie Mullis, Atlanta, and Essie Mae Connell, Milledgeville.
Pallbearers will be Aurthur Copeland, Randy Fordham, Jim Padgett, Richard Copeland and Robert Copeland.
Friends may call at the residence of Carlton Copeland, Route 1, Kite.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle
Nov. 8, 1999

 


 

MR. FRANK HERRINGTON

FARMER AND BUSINESSMAN

 

June 05, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 Mr. Frank Hinson Herrington, 89, of
Youngblood Street, died Saturday, June 3, 2000, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Tuesday at Herrington Memorial Chapel, Nunez, with the Revs. Bill Thompson and Benji Varnell officiating. Burial will be in Herrington Family Cemetery.
Mr. Herrington, a native of Nunez, was a lifelong resident of
Emanuel County. He was a farmer and businessman and had attended Georgia Southern University and University of Georgia, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Phi. He was a member of State Bar of Georgia, Georgia Farm Bureau and Emanuel County Historic Preservation Society.
He was an honorary life member of Georgia Sheriffs Association and a member of
Wesley United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sisters, Nina Herrington and Ruby Herrington Drew, both of Swainsboro.
Pallbearers will be Mack Griffin, Alex Grindler, Jack Hall, Richard Brown, Walter Hall, Vince Denison, Jimmy Flanders, Josh Lewis, J.E. Moore and Leonard Bennett.
Memorials may be made to Georgia Sheriffs Association, Herrington Homestead, Nunez.
Friends may call at the residence.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. today at Tomlinson Funeral Home.
The Augusta Chronicle
June 5, 2000

 



MR. FRANK WRIGHT

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER
October 14, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle
 
 Mr. Frank Lester Wright, 61, of Love Road, died Tuesday, Oct. 12,
1999, in Emanuel County.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Friday at Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church, Norristown, with George McNure, Lynn Hutcheson and Elas Randall officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Wright, a native of
Orange County, Fla., was a substitute teacher for Emanuel County schools. He was a member of Swainsboro Band Boosters and Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church, where he was a deacon.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Love Wright; a son, Paul Wright,
Savannah; a daughter, Laura Wright, Adrian; a brother, Robert Bob Shafter, Florida; and a sister, Sue Scott, Luraville, Fla.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy Love, Ricardo Phillips, Jerry McNure, Dwight Love, Leon Love, Newburn Hutcheson, Brandon Jones and Allen Meeks.
Memorials may be made to
Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church, c/o Jerry McNure, 18 Mount Zion Church Road, Adrian, GA 31002.
Friends may call at the residence.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. today at Johnson Funeral Home, Swainsboro.
The Augusta Chronicle
Oct. 14, 1999

 



MR. FRANK CALHOUN JR. RETIRED OFFICE MANAGER

January 20, 2000

TheAugusta Chronicle

Mr. Frank Louis Calhoun Jr., 74, of White Bluff Road, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2000, at Heritage Park Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Friday at Tomlinson Funeral Home, Swainsboro, with the Rev. Earl Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Union Church Cemetery with military honors.
Mr. Calhoun, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as office and scheduling manager from the trucking industry. He was a Navy veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy R. Calhoun; two daughters, Sharon K. Calhoun,
Atlanta, and Carol Ann Raina, Raleigh, N.C.; and a grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Royce Stevens, Mike Stevens, George Stevens and Gene Riner.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle
Jan. 20, 2000

 



MR. FRED MASON SR.

RETIRED CIVIL SERVICE
April 10, 1996
Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Fred G. Mason Sr., 75, of
425 Jones Ave., died Monday, April
8, 1996
, at Emanuel County Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, with the Revs. Ed Thompson and Don Proctor officiating.
Burial will be in
Swainsboro City Cemetery, with military honors.
Mr. Mason, a native of
Johnson County, had lived in Swainsboro most of his life. He was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II, and an Army veteran of the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War. He retired from the civil service after 40 years of service as chief warrant officer. He was the founder of the D-Company National Guard Armory. He was a member of the Swainsboro Moose Lodge, the Swainsboro Shrine Club and the Swainsboro First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son, Fred G. Mason Jr., Swainsboro; two daughters, Frances Bender and Tammy Watkins, both of Swainsboro; a foster son, Herman Wilkes, Surrency; his mother, Myrtle S. Mason, Swainsboro; four brothers, James B. Mason and Charles Mason, both of Swainsboro, Joe L. Mason, Savannah, and Jack D. Mason, Beech Island; two sisters, Ann Mason Sumner and Peggy M. Price, both of Swainsboro; and seven grandchildren and a step-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Dess Smith III, Al Lawson, Wade Bedingfield, Sonny Pittman, Hollis Riner, John I. Bell, Tommy Davis and Terry Brown.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospitals, or to Shriner's Hospitals, c/o
Alee Temple, P.O. Box 14147, Savannah 31416.
Friends may call at the Bender residence,
Old Nunez Road.
Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 


 

MR. GARY SPENCE

RETIRED PARAMEDIC, CARPENTER
August 29, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
 
Mr. Gary Jedon Spence, 61, died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Union Grove United Methodist Church, Emanuel County, with the Rev. Buford Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Midville City Cemetery, Midville.
Mr. Spence, a native of Washington County, was an Army and Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War and had retired as a paramedic and carpenter. He was Episcopalian.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Buckley Spence; a son, Charles Spence, Atlanta; two daughters, Ashley Spence Wheeler, Cartersville, and Tammy Spence, Atlanta; a stepson, James Randall Ellis, Augusta; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Peebles- Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro.
The Augusta Chronicle Aug. 29, 2000

 



MR. GENE STAVELY

April 07, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
Mr. Gene Allen Stavely, 52, of
Katherine Street, died Thursday, April 6, 2000.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Saturday at Hines Missionary Baptist Church with the Revs. Jesse Brown and M.F. Price officiating.
Mr. Stavely, a native of
Emanuel County, attended Hines Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Shannon Stavely, Hephzibah; a brother, Milton Brown, Midville; and three grandchildren.
Friends may call at the residence of Milton Brown,
11280 Georgia Highway 56, N.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 9 p.m. today at Johnson- Grier Funeral Home, Louisville.
The Augusta Chronicle
April 7, 2000

 


 

GEORGE CARTER AT&T RETIREE
April 13, 1996

Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. George L. Carter, 65, of
7 Country Lane, died Thursday, April
11 1996
, at Emanuel Medical Center, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Sunday at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, Swainsboro, with Lee Price and Lee Chambers officiating.
Burial will be in
Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah.
Mr. Carter, a native of
Chatham County, was a Navy veteran of the Korean conflict. He had retired from AT&T after 30 years of service and was a member of Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, where he was a deacon. He was the owner of Reliable Telephone and Alarm Co.
Survivors include his wife, Lenore Henry Carter; two sons, Edward H. Carter and George Allen, both of Swainsboro; five daughters, Pamella Stevens, Midville, Andrea Brown, Evans, Jennifer Carter and Jacinnda Carter, both of Adrian, and Gwendolyn Carter, Dublin; and eight grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Henry, Jimbo Hutcheson, Gerald Woodell, Jack Overstreet, Ira Hall and Lee Webb.
Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of the church.
Memorials may be made to Bethesda Home for Boys,
Savannah.
Friends may call at
noon Sunday at the church.
The family will receive friends from
3 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Johnson Funeral Home, Swainsboro.

 



MR. GEORGE MOORE SR.

RETIRED CITY EMPLOYEE


July 28, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle
Mr. George L. Moore Sr., 79, of
211 College St., died Tuesday, July 27, 1999, at Chandler County Hospital.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Thursday at Tomlinson Funeral Home with the Revs. Jerry Greer and Keimer Durden officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mr. Moore, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a city employee. He attended West Main Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Oakie Moore; a son, George L. Moore Jr., Midville; a daughter, Carolyn Copeland,
Twin City; two brothers, J.D. Moore and Joe Brown, both of Swainsboro; and 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Henry Curl, Theron Moore, Jerry Odum, Jimmy Copeland Jr., E.T. Willis and Jim Padgett.
Friends may call at the residence.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle
July 28, 1999



MR. GEORGE DUDLEY

RETIRED FARMER
October 07, 1999

The Augusta Chronicle
 
 
Mr. George Tick
Dudley, 85, of 4387 U.S. Highway 25 S., died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at his residence.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Friday at Elam Baptist Church with the Revs. Perry Hearn and William Brown officiating. Burial will be in Old Canoochee Cemetery, Swainsboro.
Mr. Dudley, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a farmer.
He was a member of Ogeechee River Hunting Club and was a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Shirline P. Dudley; two sons, George Robert Dudley and Andy Dudley, both of Millen; four daughters, Susan D. Godbee, Margaret D. Clifton and Donna D. Boynton, all of Millen, and Jackie D. Glisson, Sylvania; and 14 grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Ogeechee River Hunting Club.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. today at Crowe- Fields Funeral Home.
The Augusta Chronicle
Oct. 7, 1999

 



MR. GLENN ASHLEY

BUSINESS OWNER
September 14, 2000
The
Augusta Chronicle
 
 
North
America; Southeast United States; Georgia
Mr. Glenn E. Ashley, 51, died
Sunday, Sept. 10, 2000, at Doctors Hospital.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. today at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Lumpkin Road, with the Rev. Todd Upchurch officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mr. Ashley, a native of
Emanuel County, was owner of Ashley Jewelers and Charlie's Tavern.
Survivors include his wife, Elease Roberts Ashley; a son, Anthony Glenn Ashley, Jackson; two daughters, Marie Ashley, Augusta, and Nicki Williams, Aiken; a stepson, Jay Roswech, Augusta; a stepdaughter, Dawn Roswech, Grovetown; three brothers, Carlton E.
Ashley, Langley, James E. Ashley, Harlem, and Vernon D. Ashley, Martinez; a sister, Blanche McCorkle, Dearing; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Allen Lowe, Billy Jack Myers, Danny Roderiques, Billy Hambrick, Jeff Ashley and Bobby Lopez.



MR. GORDON LATTIMORE JR.

RETIRED TRUCK DRIVER
September 04, 1998

The Augusta Chronicle
 
 Mr. Gordon Lattimore Jr., 60, of
1106 Pine Lane, died Sunday, Aug.
30, 1998
, at Jefferson County Hospital.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Saturday at Peaceful Zion Baptist Church, Wadley, with the Rev. John W. Lee officiating. Burial will be in Hardshell Cemetery.
Mr. Lattimore, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a truck driver for Farmers Gin and Storage and as a wireman for the former Southern Bell Company. He was a member of Peaceful Zion Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Washington Lattimore; three daughters, Mary Ann Fields and Lucy Mack, both of Wadley, Sherry Smith,
Louisville; two stepdaughters, Ruby Lee, Wadley, and Gloria Fleming, West Palm Beach, Fla.; one brother, Leroy Lattimore, Louisville; two sisters, Florence Smith and Dannie L. Hall, both of Wadley; and 24 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at his daughter's residence on
Bethea Street, Wadley, or at Hudson Mortuary.



MR. GRADY ALTMAN

RETIRED GROUNDSKEEPER
May 09, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Grady Lanier "Rabbit" Altman, 54, of South Green Street, died Sunday, May 7, 2000, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. today at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Rev. Randell Ray officiating. Burial will be in Eastbrook Cemetery.
Mr. Altman, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a groundskeeper from East Georgia College.
Survivors include his wife, Lena Altman; a son, Tony Altman, Swainsboro; two daughters, Marie Altman Begood, Rincon, and Wendy Altman Sirmons, Adrian; four brothers, Alvie Altman, Millen, Danny Altman, Swainsboro, Roger Altman, Savannah, and Kenneth Altman, Athens; a sister, Betty Rodriguez, Wadley; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Lamb, Steve Hodges, Machawn Dice, Tim Hodges, Mark Altman, Danny Vaughn and Glenn Chalker.



MR. HARRY SCOTT RETIRED

L&S CAR CARE OWNER
March 05, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mr. Harry W. Scott, 74, died
Saturday, March 4, 2000, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Monday at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Revs. Donald Lawson and Clarence Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mr. Scott, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as the owner of L&S Car Care. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was an instructor at Macon Technical School and a member of Swainsboro Advent Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Billie L. Scott; a daughter, Harriett S. Lawson, Swainsboro; a sister, Sarah S. Lamb, Swainsboro; and two brothers, Robert W. Scott and Wayne S. Scott, both of Swainsboro.
Pallbearers will be Jack Edenfield, Greg Newson, Gene Ragsdale, Ronnie Spence, Joe Ware, Eddie Lewis, Billy Boulineau and Henry Terwilliger.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of Swainsboro High School Class of 1946.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.


MRS. NINA HOLDER

RETIRED NURSE
April 14, 1996
Augusta Chronicle

Mrs. Nina Shaw Holder, 76, of 127 Franklin Road, died Saturday, April 13, 1996, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Monday at Hillcrest Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Strickland and Ray Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mrs. Holder, a lifelong resident of
Emanuel County, had retired from Emanuel County Hospital as a nurse. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ann Garner, Swainsboro; a brother, Roger Shaw, Swainsboro; and a sister, Mary Proctor, Swainsboro.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. today at Johnson Funeral Home.

 



MRS. NORA TURNER

HOMEMAKER
March 05, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle

 

Nora Mae Turner, 96, died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at
4:30 p.m. today at Ronnie L. Stewart and Son Funeral Service with the Revs. Aaron Reeves and Irvin Murphy officiating. Burial will be in Pinecrest Cemetery, Vidalia.
Mrs. Turner, a native of
Treutlen County, was a homemaker and a member of Vidalia Church of God.
Survivors include a son, Robert Turner, Augusta; three daughters, Ellen Pitts, Swainsboro, and Vonelle Joyner and Lula Adams, both of Vidalia; a sister,
Louvenia Phillips, Mount Vernon; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.



MRS. NORMA JOINER

HOMEMAKER
September 03, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle
 

Mrs. Norma L. Joiner, 76, of Stevens Creek Drive, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 1999, in Wilmington, N.C.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Saturday at Poteet Funeral Home, North Augusta, with Dr. Ron Drawdy officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Augusta.
Mrs. Joiner, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker.
Survivors include two daughters, Peggy Spaulding,
North Augusta, and Gloria Fossett, Wilmington; two brothers, Paul Stevens, Front Royal, Va., and W.T. Bridges, Orlando, Fla.; and five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Terry Sams, Todd Hammett, Marvin Gardner, Jamie Singleton, Tommy Roach and John Finley.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Hospice,
2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30904-4726.
Friends may call at the funeral home.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.


 

MRS. OLLIE THOMPSON

HOMEMAKER
April 03, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Ollie Hudson Thompson, 84, of 117 Kite Road, died Friday, April 2, 1999, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Johnson Funeral Home with the Revs. Earl Warnock, Chris Henry, and Mathew Brown officiating.
Burial will be in Union Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Thompson, a native of Emanuel County, was a homemaker and a member of New Life Christian Fellowship Church.
Survivors include three sons, William Marsh, Wrens, Jimmy Marsh, North Augusta, and Henry Thompson, Swainsboro; three daughters, Marie T. Hillman, Twin City, Eva Durden, Nunez, and Mary Odum, Swainsboro; a brother, William Hudson, Statesboro; a sister, Annie Mae Love, Swainsboro; and 23 grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.


 

MRS. OLLIE MCGOWAN

HOMEMAKER
January 04, 2000
Augusta Chronicle
 
North America; Southeast United States; Georgia
Mrs. Ollie Sutton McGowan, 84, of Burton Avenue, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2000, at Candler County Hospital, Metter.
The funeral was at 3 p.m. Monday at Kennedy-Morgan Funeral Homes, Metter, with Elder Sam Bowen, Chuck Carswell and the Rev. Gene Sego officiating. Burial was in Rosemary Cemetery, Metter.
Mrs. McGowan, a native of Emanuel County, was a homemaker.
Survivors include three sons, William McGowan and Remer McGowan, both of Metter, and Charles McGowan, Hephzibah; six daughters, Harriett Kight, Audrey Kight, Geneva Douglas and Brenda Collins, all of Metter, Alva Jean Harden, Columbia, and Ann Jacobs, Statesboro; and 22 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were her grandsons.



MRS. ONNIE GILES

HOMEMAKER
November 16, 1998
The Augusta Chronicle


Mrs. Onnie Lee Webb Giles, 72, of
310 Mary Ann St., died Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
1 p.m. Tuesday at Johnson Funeral Home with the Rev. Donnie Bush officiating. Burial will be in Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery, Kite.
Mrs. Giles, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker and a Baptist.
Survivors include a son, Michael Giles,
Jacksonville, Fla.; three daughters, Sandra Blair and Shirley Wainwright, both of Dublin, and Carol Bates, Arlington, Texas; a brother, Ellis Webb, Swainsboro; two sisters, Lue Versey Peebles, Adrian, and Essie Mae Brantley, Titusville, Fla.; and 19 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Simmons, Andy Webb, Jack Webb, Steve Peebles, Dale Renfroe and Cliff Dixon.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.



MRS. PATRICIA HODGES

HOMEMAKER
May 20, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Patricia Arlene Hodges, 58, died
Friday, May 19, 2000, at Emanuel County Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Sunday at Tomlinson Funeral Home with the Rev. Tommy Peebles officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, Norristown.
Mrs. Hodges, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker and a member of Thigpen Chapel Church.
Survivors include a son, Ronnie Newsome, Swainsboro; a daughter, Lynette Missildine, Swainsboro; two sisters, Gretel Meachem,
Norristown, and Mazie Atkinson, Kemp; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Danny Wayne Faircloth, David Faircloth, Don Faircloth, Darrell Hall, Dennis Hall and Ben Faircloth.
The family will receive friends today at the residence of Lynette Missildine,
Page-Garret Road; and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.



MRS. PAULINE WRIGHT

RETIRED SCHOOLTEACHER
December 09, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Pauline Wright, 83, of
Pughsley Street, died Tuesday, Dec. 5,
2000
, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Sunday at Greater Saint James Baptist Church with the Rev. Bennie Brinson officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mrs. Wright, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a schoolteacher. She was a member of Emanuel County Retired Teachers Association and Greater Saint James Baptist Church, where she was a member of Mass Choir and Senior Mission.
Survivors include three daughters, Willa Juanita Hills, Johnye W.
Gillan, Savannah, and Brenda Johnson, Atlanta; a stepson, John Wright Jr., Pineland, S.C.; three sisters, Ellen Mosley, Eloisa Graham and Gladys Anderson, all of Swainsboro; and nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Friends may call at the residence of Sarah Hopkins.
Reno Tapley Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.



MRS. PEARLINE WYRICK

HOMEMAKER

December 26, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Pearline Wallace Wyrick, 73, died
Monday, Dec. 25, 2000, at her residence.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Wednesday at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Rev. Kelmer Durden officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Wyrick, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker. She was Baptist.
Survivors include two sons, Dewey Fortescue, Swainsboro, and Larry Fortescue,
Lacoochee, Fla.; two daughters, Peggy Brown, Nunez, and Dorothy Miles, Jacksonville, Fla.; two brothers, Robert Coon Wallace, Swainsboro, and Dorsey Wallace, Savannah; two sisters, Neta Cooper, Swainsboro, and Bessie Borman, Jacksonville; and 14 grandchildren and
24 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Pearline Wyrick Funeral Fund.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
 



MRS. REBA CARROLL
March 05, 2000
Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Reba F. Carroll, 73, of
Windsor Spring Road, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2000, at Doctors Hospital.
Services will be private.
Mrs. Carroll was a native of
Emanuel County.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Quentin Carroll Sr.; a son, Charles Q. Carroll Jr.,
Brunswick; a daughter, Louise Knight, Clemson, S.C.; and four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Jesse Carroll Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



MRS. REBA STEVENS

HOMEMAKER
October 03, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle


Mrs. Reba R. Stevens, 82, of
310 Mary Ann St., died Friday, Oct.
1, 1999
, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. today at Bethesda Primitive Church, Midville, with Lee Price officiating. Burial will be in Stevens Family Cemetery.
Mrs. Stevens, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker. She was a member of Bethesda Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Royce Stevens, Midville, and Mike Stevens,
Savannah; two sisters, Audrey Downs and Dorothy Calhoun, both of Savannah; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Gross, Michael Oglesby, Tommy Lamb, Edward Ashley, George Corbin and Keith Ross.
Tomlinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



MRS. REBA BISHOP

HOMEMAKER
May 04, 2000
The
Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Reba Robinson Bishop, 95, died
Tuesday, May 2, 2000, at Emanuel County Nursing Home, Swainsboro.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. today at Bishop's Chapel Baptist Church with Tommy Rountree and the Rev. Jamie Archer officiating.
Entombment will be at a later date in Bishop's Chapel Baptist Church Mausoleum.
Mrs. Bishop, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker and a former employee of Smith & Powell Hospital, Swainsboro. She was a member of Bishop's Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include three sons, Cecil Bishop, Adrian, Robert Bishop, Aiken, and Billy Bishop,
Twin City; a daughter, Vivian Bishop Stewart, Pooler; two brothers, Pete Robinson, Summertown, and Clyde Robinson, Savannah; a sister, Mildred Hicks, Orlando, Fla.; and 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be David Moore, Ken Scott, Van Richardson, Tommy Robinson, Edwin Crosby and Frank Canady.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at Peebles- Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro.



MRS. RENTHA SMITH

HOMEMAKER
October 30, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Rentha Bell Hopkins Smith, 88, of Rainbow Ridge, died
Friday, Oct. 29, 1999, at Emanuel County Hospital.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Sunday at Johnson Funeral Home with the Revs. Arthur Conley and Bunny Hudson officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery, Kemp.
Mrs. Smith, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker. She attended Union Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Johnny Ray Smith, Dellwood; five daughters, Ella P. Thompson, Mary Johnson and Sarah Overstreet, all of Swainsboro, Grace Muns,
Garfield, and Bobbie Manning, Tonawanda, N.Y.; and 21 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Allen Johnson, Wendy Farrow, Kenneth Smith, Tim Smith, Dale Smith and J.E. Derriso.
Friends may call at the residence of Mary Johnson,
615 Prosperity Drive.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.


MRS. ROSA BENNETT

RETIRED SEAMSTRESS
 July 12, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle


Mrs. Rosa Lucille Durden Bennett, 79, of 172 Dewey Warnock Road, died Saturday, July 10, 1999, at Dublinair Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 5 p.m. today at Deep Creek Freewill Baptist Church, Millen, with the Revs. Kelmer Durden, Mickey Corley and Butch Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Bennett Family Cemetery, Millen.
Mrs. Bennett, a native of Emanuel County, had retired from Jockey International as a seamstress. She was a member of Deep Creek Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include four daughters, Mildred B. Williams and Dorothy B. Boone, both of Millen, and Rosa B. Hall and Della B. Lovett, both of Dublin; and 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jack Burke, Wayne Bennett, Michael Hooks, James Burke, James Lanier and Ronald Lovett.
Friends may call until 3 p.m. today at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home, Millen.



MRS. RUBY BYNES

PERSONNEL CARE HOME MANAGER
September 22, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Ruby Bynes died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2000, at Emanuel County Hospital, Swainsboro.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Saturday at Waynesboro Deliverance Evangelistic Church, Waynesboro, with the Rev. Clarence Brown officiating. Burial will be in Pine Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Waynesboro.
Mrs. Bynes, a native of
Burke County, was a personnel care home manager and a member of Gray's Grove Baptist Church, where she served as church secretary and mother of the church.
The family said: "Ruby will be missed by her family and friends.
We were blessed to have her in our lives and we will always treasure moments that we shared."
Survivors include her husband, Lynwood Bynes; two sons, Edward Bynes, Savannah, and Bobby Bynes, Hephzibah; four daughters, Charlie Jones, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Bernice Allen, Augusta, Mary Brown, Midville, and Dorothy Roberson, Keysville; a sister, Gladys Scott, Savannah; and 25 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Arthur Jones, Derak Bynes, Tony Bynes, Eric Davis, Freeman Rountree and Eugene Hughes.
Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Gray's
Grove Baptist Church and members of American Legion Post 270.
Friends may call at the residence of Mary Brown,
690 McGruder Road; or at Phinazee & Son Funeral Home, Waynesboro.
The family will receive friends at
1:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.


 


MRS. RUBY LOVE

RETIRED NURSE
September 06, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle


 Mrs. Ruby Garrett Love, 74, of Route 2, Metter, and Route 2, Soperton, died
Saturday, Sept. 4, 1999, at Ven Core Hospital, Green Cove Springs, Fla.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Tuesday at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with Tommy Rountree, Lynn Hutcheson and Sam Bowen officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Love, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a nurse with Emanuel County Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Marshall J. Love; a son, Jimmy M.
Love, Soperton; a daughter, Lynda Donaldson, Metter; three sisters, Edna McNeely, Swainsboro, Nell Love,
Savannah, and Jewel Bailey, Norristown; and five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association,
1595 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


 

MRS. RUTH DAVIS
January 04, 2000
Augusta Chronicle


Mrs. Ruth Bryan Davis, 83, of
Honeysuckle Road, died Sunday, Jan.
2, 2000
, at Doctors Hospital, Augusta.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Beulah Pentecostal Holiness Church, Neeses, with the Revs. Henry Chavis, Arthur McElveen, Roger Smoak and Ron Lawson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Davis, a native of
Orangeburg County, had worked at South Carolina Cotton Mill as a battery filler. She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary at Pine Hill Freewill Baptist Church. She was a charter member of Emanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church, Springfield, where she was the pianist.
Survivors include three sons, Bryan Davis, Hampton, James Davis, Aiken, and Carl Davis, Olar; two daughters, Lucy Hutson and Margaret Croft, both of Blackville; a sister, Annie Miller, Neeses; and 29 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great- grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. today at Folk Funeral Home, Williston.



MRS. RUTH HALL

FORMER COSMETOLOGIST
October 04, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle


Mrs. Ruth Chalker Hall, 78, of
Pecan Street, died Monday, Oct. 2,
2000
, at University Hospital, Augusta.
Graveside services will be at
3 p.m. Thursday at Kemp Cemetery, Swainsboro, Ga., with the Rev. John Perkins officiating.
Mrs. Hall, a native of
Emanuel County, Ga., was a former cosmetologist and a member of Green Cove Springs Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 45.
Survivors include a sister, Dorothy Hathcox, Langley.
Pallbearers will be John Youmans, Ronnie Youmans, David Merritts, David Miles, Jeff Richardson and Eddie Chalker.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society,
115 Greenville St., Aiken, SC 29801.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. today at Rivers Funeral Home, Aiken.



MRS. RUTH MARTIN

HOMEMAKER
February 14, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle


Mrs. Ruth Lee Davis Martin, 99, died
Saturday, Feb. 13, 1999, at Browns Nursing Home, Statesboro.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Monday at Joiner-Shepard Funeral Home, Statesboro, with the Revs. Warren Williams and James Barnes officiating. Burial will be in Fellowship Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Stilson.
Mrs. Martin, a native of
Emanuel County, had lived in Bulloch County most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of the Arcola-Brooklet Homemakers Club. She was a member of Brooklet United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Lailah Moore Sunday School Class.
Survivors include two daughters, Annie Ruth Cartee, Portal, and Meredith Robinson,
Sylvania; two sisters, Maggie Atkinson, Swainsboro, and Charlie Belle Watts, Aiken; and 13 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be great-grandsons.
Memorials may be made to Brooklet United Methodist Church Building Fund,
P.O. Box 296, Brooklet, GA 30415.
The family will receive friends at
5 p.m. today at the funeral home.



MRS. RUTH MOORE

HOMEMAKER
September 26, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle


Mrs. Ruth Peebles Moore, 86, died
Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000, at Swainsboro Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Wednesday at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with Dr. Bob Blankenship officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mrs. Moore, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, Lee Moore, Swainsboro; and a grandchild and a great-grandchild.
The family will receive friend from
10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.



MRS. RUTH BAILEY

RETIRED SCHOOLTEACHER
November 21, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 

Mrs. Ruth Pound Bailey, 83, of South Green Street, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2000, at Fairview Park Hospital, Dublin.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Wednesday at Swainsboro First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Benjamin Varnell and Frank Terry officiating. Burial will be in Brinson Family Cemetery.
Mrs. Bailey, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a schoolteacher from Georgia Department of Labor District 2, Vocational Agriculture, after 40 years. She was a member of Swainsboro Garden Club and Swainsboro First United Methodist Church, where she was a member of United Methodist Women.
Survivors include her husband, David Bailey; a son, John David Bailey,
Canton; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be J. David Bailey, Donald Henry, Bailey Henry, Michael Thigpen, Gene Allen and Edwin Allen.
The family will receive friends from
6:30 to 9 p.m. today at Tomlinson Funeral Home.



MRS. RUTH SCOTT

RETIREE
April 30, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle


Mrs. Ruth Scott, 80, of
442 West St., died Sunday, April 25, 1999, at Emanuel Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Wiggins officiating. Burial will be in St.
Galilee Church Cemetery, Summertown.
Mrs. Scott, a native of
Jefferson County, had retired and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Paka Kahn, East Orange, N.J.; two daughters, Milreasie Carswell, Swainsboro, and Barbara Taylor, Kearney, N.J.; five stepsons, Arthur Scott Jr., Maryland, William Scott, Walter Scott, Donald Scott and Randy Scott, all of New Jersey; four stepdaughters, Francine Pope, and Joann Freeman, both of Maryland, and Martha Reynolds and Emma Sweeney, both of California; and 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and nine great-great- grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be deacons of the church.
Friends may call Milressie Carswell.
The family will receive friends from
9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Reno Tapley Mortuary.


 

MRS. RUTH HOOKS

HOMEMAKER
September 07, 1998
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Ruth Vivian Hooks, 82, of Route 2, died Sunday, Sept. 6,
1998, at Swainsboro Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. today at Canoochee Baptist Church with Tommy Rountree and the Rev. Lamar Samples officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery with Steven Johnson and Robert Shannon Crosby Sr. officiating.
Mrs. Hooks, a native of Emanuel County, was a homemaker, an honor graduate of Twin City High School and a member of the Garfield Community Club. She was a 68-year member of Canoochee Baptist Church, where she had been a Sunday school teacher and training union teacher.
Survivors include two daughters, Sophronia Crosby, Tucker, and Vivian Mae Fennell, Midville; and six grandchildren and six great- grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and grandsons-in-law.
Memorials may be made to Canoochee Baptist Church.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.



MRS. RUTH CROSBY

INSPECTOR
August 31, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle
 
 Mrs. Ruth Williams Crosby, 88, died
Sunday, Aug. 29, 1999, at Swainsboro Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Wednesday at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Revs. Earl Warnock, Robert Crosby and Stephen Crosby officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mrs. Crosby, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as an inspector from Crestons Manufacturing Co. after 17 years. She was a member of Southside Independent Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, C.R. Crosby, Tucker, and Edward Peace, Hazelhurst; a stepson, Louis Crosby,
Duluth; a brother, Glenn Williams, San Antonio; a sister, Mosie Brown, Soperton; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Calvin Peace, Robert Crosby, Stephen Johnson, Joe Kehoe, Bill Lewis and Roscoe Lewis.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


 

MRS. SARA OGLESBY

HOMEMAKER

November 25, 1998
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Sara Bishop Oglesby, 87, of
169 Fifth St., died Tuesday, Nov.
24, 1998
, at Candler County Hospital.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. today at Johnson Funeral Home, Swainsboro, with the Revs. Gene Sego and Franklin Sasser officiating. Burial will be in Old Canoochee Cemetery, Swainsboro.
Mrs. Oglesby, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker and had retired from Argo Mills, Swainsboro. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Twin City and the Eastern Star Morning Chapter No.
231. She was a former lunch room worker at Emanuel County Institute.
Survivors include three sons, Jamie Oglesby and Bernard Oglesby, both of
Twin City, and Bob Oglesby, Pooler; a daughter, Sara Frances Farrow, Summertown; two sisters, Mrs. Bobbie Rountree, Augusta, and Estelle Wimberley, Lake Georgia-Midway; and nine grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.



MRS. SARA LAMB

SALES CLERK
March 03, 2000
Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Sara Meeks Lamb, 85, died
Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at Emanuel Medical Center.
Graveside services will be at
3 p.m. today at Swainsboro City Cemetery with the Rev. Randall Johnson officiating.
Mrs. Lamb, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a sales clerk at Dolores and Woodys Shops and was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Ann L. Youmans, Lexsy; a brother, Roger A. Meeks, Pooler; and several grandchildren and great- grandchildren.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.



MRS. SARAH MAY

RETIRED SCHOOLTEACHER
February 12, 2000
Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Sarah Jewell Youmans May, 96, of
Nunez-Lexsy Road, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2000.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Sunday at New Hope Primitive Baptist Church with the Revs. Tommy Rountree and Aaron Kersey officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. May, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a schoolteacher and owner of Lexsy General Store. She was a member of New Hope Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include a sister, Sypper Youngblood, Swainsboro.
Pallbearers will be Skip Youmans, Win Youmans, Russell Webb, J.A.
Youngblood Jr., Tony Sammons and Bob Thomas.
Memorials may be made to
New Hope Primitive Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at Johnson Funeral Home, Swainsboro.




MRS. SHIRLEY EDENFIELD

GEORGIA FORESTRY COMMISSION EMPLOYEE
August 20, 2000
The
Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Shirley Rowland Endenfield, 50, of
Odomville Road, died Saturday, Aug. 19, at her residence.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Monday at Hebron Baptist Church with the Revs. Donnie Bush and Wayne Paige officiating. Burial will be in Sardis Cemetery, Sardis.
Mrs. Edenfield, a native of
Emanuel County, was an employee of Georgia Forestry Commission and a member of Hebron Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Ben Radford and John Radford, both of Adrian; her mother, Ruth Rowland, Adrian; two sisters, Pat Edenfield, Sandersville, and Elaine Muns,
Twin City; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Sconyers, Jamie Henry, Wayne Hutcheson, Stan Radford and Sammy Mills II.
Tomlinson Funeral Home, Swainsboro, is in charge of arrangements.



MRS. SHIRLEY SANDERS

NURSE'S ASSISTANT
October 22, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Shirley Sanders, 52, of
Center Street, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1999, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Saturday at Phillips Chapel Baptist Church, Soperton, with Christopher Watkins officiating. Burial will be in Boiling Springs Cemetery.
Mrs. Sanders, a native of
Treutlen County, was a nurse's assistant. She was a member of Phillips Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Wayne Sanders, Swainsboro; a son, DeWayne Sanders, Metter; three daughters, Salina Sanders and Felecia Sanders, both of Swainsboro, and Debbie Dixon, Louisville; six brothers, L.C. Phillips and Ivey Phillips, both of Nunez, Ozell Phillips, Oak Park, Major Phillips, Soperton, and Cleve Phillips and Meadie Phillips, both of Swainsboro; a sister, Ruby Hilbert, Miami Beach, Fla.; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Larry Phillips, Cleveland Phillips Jr., Michael Moses, Calvin Lockett, Jonathan Moses, Ervin Moore and Thurston Badie.
Reno Tapley Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.



MRS. SUSIE HAYES

RETIRED MACHINIST
November 29, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Susie Hayes, 86, of North Green Street, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1999, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church with the Rev. James Day officiating.
Burial will be in
Coleman Chapel Cemetery.
Mrs. Hayes, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a machinist with the Chrysler Corp., and was a member of Mount Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Survivors include her husband, Floyd Hayes; and five brothers-in- law; and eight sisters-in-law.
Friends may call at the residence of Floyd Hayes.
Reno Tapley Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.



MRS. SYPPER YOUNGBLOOD

RETIRED SCHOOLTEACHER
October 31, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle

Mrs. Sypper Youmans Youngblood, 93, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2000, at Emanuel County Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church with Dr. Robert Blankenship officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mrs. Youngblood, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a schoolteacher, and was a volunteer at Emanuel Medical Center, during which she received a 30-year pin from Emanuel County Chapter Blood Program. She was awarded the Exchange Club Golden Deeds Award in 1978 and Georgia College & State University Heritage Award in 1999, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority named her Lady of the Year in 1982, Emanuel County Heart Association named her Queen of Hearts in 1992 and she was Grand Marshall of Pinetree Festival Parade in 1994. She was a charter member of Swainsboro Garden Club, an honorary member of Kiwanis Club and a member of Governor David Emanuel Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution and First Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher for 25 years, director of Women's Missionary Union, Circle leader and Girls Auxiliary and Royal Ambassador leader.
Survivors include a son, Jay Youngblood Sr., Swainsboro; a daughter, Sarah Youngblood, Statesboro; and five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jay Youngblood Jr., Garry Pittman, Bob Youmans, Garland Thompson, Bill Youngblood III and John Claxton.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of TEL-Joy Sunday School Class and Sypper Youngblood Women's
Missionary Union Circle of First Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to
First Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at Peebles- Curry-Durden Mortuary.


 

MRS. SYPPER YOUNGBLOOD

RETIRED SCHOOLTEACHER
November 01, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Sypper Youmans Youngblood, 93, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2000, at Emanuel County Medical Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church with Dr. Robert Blankenship officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mrs. Youngblood, a native of Emanuel County, had retired as a schoolteacher, and was a volunteer at Emanuel Medical Center, where she received a 30-year pin from Emanuel County Chapter Blood Program.
She was awarded Exchange Club Golden Deeds Award in 1978 and Georgia College & State University Heritage Award in 1999. Beta Sigma Phi Sorority named her Lady of the Year in 1982, Emanuel County Heart Association named her Queen of Hearts in 1992, and she was Grand Marshall of Pinetree Festival Parade in 1994. She was a charter member of Swainsboro Garden Club, an honorary member of Kiwanis Club and a member of Governor David Emanuel Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution and First Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher for 25 years, director of Women's Missionary Union, Circle leader and Girls Auxiliary and Royal Ambassador leader.
Survivors include a son, Jay Youngblood Sr., Swainsboro; a daughter, Sarah Youngblood Hines, Statesboro; and five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jay Youngblood Jr., Garry Pittman, Bob Youmans, Garland Thompson, Bill Youngblood III and John Claxton.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of TEL-Joy Sunday School Class and Sypper Youngblood Women's Missionary Union Circle of First Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.



MRS. THEA-DOSHIA DENSON

RETIRED HOTEL WORKER
January 07, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle
Mrs. Thea-Doshia L. Denson, 76, died
Saturday, Jan. 2, 1999, at Castle Rest Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at
1 p.m. today at Greater St. James Baptist Church, Swainsboro, Ga., with the Rev. Bennie Brinson officiating.
Burial will be in St. Mary's
Church Cemetery, Soperton, Ga.
Mrs. Denson, a native of
Washington County, Ga., had lived in Syracuse for more than 40 years and was a former resident of Treutlen County and Emanuel County, Ga. She had retired from the Hotel Syracuse. She was a member of St. Luke's Baptist Church and a former member of Outlaw Baptist Church, Soperton.
Survivors include a daughter, Doris Curry,
New York; a stepdaughter, Stella Bell Denson, Eufaula, Ala.; and a brother, Homer L. Curry, New York.
Reno Tapley Mortuary, Swainsboro, is in charge of arrangements.


 

MRS. THELMA DRAKE

HOMEMAKER
September 21, 1998
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Thelma Louise Drake, 80, of Route 2, died
Saturday, Sept. 19, 1998, at Brentwood Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. today at Union Grove United Methodist Church with the Revs. Rollin Falls, Rick Holt and M.F.
Price officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Drake, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker. She was a member of Union Grove United Methodist Church where she served as a Sunday school teacher. She was a member of the Moring Chapter 231 of the Order of the Eastern Star and was past worthy matron.
Survivors include her husband, M.A. Drake; one daughter, Joan Ogelsby, Midville; one brother, George I. Parrish, Midville; one sister, Sara Nell Moore,
Moreno Valley, Calif.; and three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Joe Hatcher, Carson Cross, Jerry Salter, Johnny Hurst, Junior Oglesby and Chesley Flanders.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the official board of
Union Grove Methodist Church.
Peebles Curry Durden Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.



MRS. THEREASA DIXON
April 10, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
North America; Southeast United States; Georgia
Mrs. Thereasa Dixon, 86, of West Roundtree Road, died Thursday, April 6, 2000, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
1 p.m. today at Trinity Baptist Church with the Rev. Corey Williams officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mrs. Dixon, a native of
Johnson County, was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, where she was a mother of the church.
Survivors include a brother, Daniel Chain,
Bridgeton, N.J.; and a sister, Cora Wadley, Swainsboro.
Friends may call at the residence of Mary Wadley.



MRS. THERESA GRIMES
December 19, 1998
The
Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Theresa Parker Grimes, 94, died
Friday, Dec. 18, 1998, at the Emanuel County Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Sunday at Peebles Curry Durden Funeral Home with the Revs. Tommy Roundtree and Randall Ray officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Delwood.
Mrs. Grimes, a native of
Emanuel County, was a member of West Millen Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Billy Grimes,
Sumter, S.C.; three daughters, Ena Mae Landing, Swainsboro, Annie Jean Moore, Wadley, and Erline Foster, Pensacola, Fla.; three sisters, Frances Johnson, Metter, Cleta Drake, Midville, and Kate Scott, Pooler; and 22 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.



MRS. TRACY SHORT

BUSINESS OWNER
June 30, 1999

The Augusta Chronicle

Mrs. Tracy Morris Short, 34, of 107 Malsby St., died Monday, June 28, 1999, at her residence.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Thursday at Johnson Funeral Home with the Revs. Lamar Little and Earl Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mrs. Short, a native of
Emanuel County, was co-owner of Wild Bill's Boot and Saddle. She was a member of Silver Spur Riding Club and Ebenezer Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, William F. "Bill" Short; two daughters, Jessica L. Brinson and Harli C. Short, both of Twin City; her father, Raymond S. Morris Sr., Statesboro; her mother, JoAnn Pollett, Norristown; three brothers, Raymond S. Morris Jr. and Ashley Pollett, both of Norristown, and Darrell Morris, Statesboro; and two sisters, Carla Newsome, Vidalia, and Dawna Olsen, Phoenix.
Pallbearers will be Derek Hartmeyer, Bill Snooks, Hugh Wren, Greg Edwards, Gene Hall and Mike Scholer.
Friends may call at the Pollett residence,
294 Norristown-Covena Road or at the residence of Patsy Short, 803 West Moring St., Swainsboro.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.



MRS. TRUDY JENKINS
October 04, 200

The Augusta Chronicle
 

Mrs. Trudy S. Jenkins, 89, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at Emanuel County Hospital, Swainsboro.
Graveside services will be at
3 p.m. Thursday at Macon Memorial Park, Macon.
Survivors include two nephews, Tom Whitfield, Harlem, and Bill Whitfield, Shorter, Ala.; and four nieces, Virginia Smith, Warner Robins, Iris Woods, Kite, and Lottie Frost and Jeanette Dixon, both of Wrightsville.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at Stanley Funeral Home, Wrightsville.



MRS. VICTORIA BUDACZ

RETIRED NURSE
October 01, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Victoria Johnson Budacz, 83, of
536 Hillcrest St., died Wednesday,Sept. 29, 1999, at Bethany Nursing Center, Millen. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Millen Cemetery with William Claxton and Tommy Roundtree officiating.  Mrs. Budacz, a native of Emanuel County, had retired after 34 years as a nurse for the U.S. Public Health Service. She was a member of Retired Federal Employees and Lewis Primitive Baptist Church.  Survivors include four brothers,  A.E. Gus Johnson, Garden City, Clyde Johnson and W.O. Johnson, both of Rincon, and Lewis Johnson, Barstow, Calif.;and four sisters, Evelyn J. Leverette and Janie Johnson, both of Millen, Anna J. West, Raiford, Fla., and Allene J. Attaway, Columbia.  The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Crowe-FieldsFuneral Home.

 



MRS. VIRGINIA FURLONG

RETIRED SECRETARY
August 29, 2000
The
Augusta Chronicle
 
North
America; Southeast United States; Georgia
Mrs. Virginia Braddy Furlong, 66, died
Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000, at Memorial Medical Health University Hospital.
The funeral will be at
10 a.m. Wednesday at Hubert C. Baker Funeral Home, Hodgson Memorial Drive. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Furlong, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a secretary from Fountain Moving and Storage Co. and was a member of St. James Catholic Church, where she was a communicant.
Survivors include her husband, Lawrence B. Furlong; two sons, Gary Furlong and Kelly Furlong, both of
Savannah; a daughter, Karen F.
Pendleton,
Savannah; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
A vigil service will be at
7 p.m. today at the funeral home.


 

MRS. VONDELL BOYD

HOMEMAKER
February 07, 2000
Augusta Chronicle
Mrs. Vondell "Bonnie" Grimes Boyd, 73, of
Duncan Road, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2000, in Graniteville.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Tuesday at Hatcher Funeral Home, Langley, with the Revs. Jim Covington and Paul Mitchell. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Graniteville.
Mrs. Boyd, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker and a former president of Langley-Bath-Clearwater High School Band Booster Club. She was a member of Langley United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Furman Hixon Boyd III,
Kennesaw, Ga., and Danny Lee Boyd, Graniteville; a brother, Guy T. Grimes, Burnettown; a sister, Nannie Lee Chalker, Martinez; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Charles Grimes, Morgan Hall, Todd Barnes, Eddie Chalker, George Rutkowski, Buck Cleckley and Ronnie Smolowsky.
Friends may call at the residence of Danny Lee Boyd,
104 Sugar Hill Drive, Graniteville.
The family will receive friends from
7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


 

MRS. VONETA LANE

HOMEMAKER
 March 17, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Voneta Moore Lane, 81, died Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at Memorial Health University Medical Center, Savannah.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home with John Swafford and Kent Crutcher officiating. Burial will be in Corinth-Leefield Cemetery.
Mrs. Lane, a native of Emanuel County, had retired from the Bulloch County Board of Education after 17 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church of Statesboro.
Survivors include her husband, J.W. Lane; two sons, C.T. Lane, Cedar Crossing, and J.B. Lane, Laurel, Md.; a daughter, Vonette Perkins, Newington; a sister, Johnnie Mae Brown, Savannah; and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Brad Lane, Charles Atkinson, Lee Woodcock, David Rollins, Monsef El Touch and Anthony Bailey.
Memorials may be made to Sabbath School Mission, P.O. Box 143, Statesboro, GA 30459.



MRS. WILLIE THOMPSON

HOMEMAKER

February 22, 1999
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Mrs. Willie T. Thompson, 76, died
Sunday, Feb. 21, 1999, at Candler County Hospital, Metter.
The funeral will be at
3 p.m. Tuesday at Calvary United Methodist Church with the Rev. Randall Ray officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Mrs. Thompson, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker and a member of Calvary United Methodist Church.
Survivors include five sons, Robert Thompson, Danny Thompson, Mike Thompson and Elmer Thompson, all of Swainsboro, and Bill Thompson,
Twin City; four daughters, Lucille Braswell and Patrice Thompson, both of Swainsboro, Pam Smith, Metter, and Susan Smith, Macon; a brother, Dudley Ware, Swainsboro; and 20 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Matt Smith, Eric Smith, Ben Thompson, Clint Thompson, Bragg Thompson and Ashley Colston.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 9 p.m. today at Peebles- Curry-Durden Mortuary.

 



MRS. WINNIE COLEMAN

RETIRED TEACHER
November 04, 1999
The
Augusta Chronicle
 
North
America; Southeast United States; Georgia
Mrs. Winnie Smith Coleman died
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999, at Emanuel County Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. Friday at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Revs. Franklin Sasser and Bob Blankenship officiating. Burial will be in Twin City Cemetery.
Mrs. Coleman, a native of
Laurens County, S.C. had retired as a fourth grade teacher. She was a graduate of Georgia State College for Women, Milledgeville, and was a member of the Swainsboro Garden Club, the Emanuel County Retired Teachers Association, and the Happy Rovers. She was a member of First Baptist Church and the TEL Sunday School Class.
Survivors include a son, Hobson G. Coleman,
Boston; a daughter, Margaret S. Smith, Twin City; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Dickson Durden, Jimmy Morgan, Grayson Trapnell, Robert Overstreet, Bill Rountree and Jay Lawson.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the TEL Sunday School Class.
The family will receive friends from
6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.



MRS. WYNELLE CHAPMAN

HOMEMAKER
December 06, 2000
The Augusta Chronicle

Mrs. Wynelle Hall Chapman, 72, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2000, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
2 p.m. Thursday at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Rev. Ray Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in Eastbrook Cemetery.
Mrs. Chapman, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker and a member of Temple Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Nell Leaptrott, Swainsboro; two brothers, Bennett Hall, Jesup, and Allen Hall Jr., Swainsboro; five sisters, Mae Kelly, Virginia Willis and Martha Beasley, all of Swainsboro, Betty Rose Black, Millen, and Mary Scott, Metter; and four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Hall, Gene Hall, Aaron Hall, Howard Black, Joey Webb, Lannie Purcell, Donny Riner, Pat Schofill and Don Wilkes.
The family will receive friends from
5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.



MRS. ZOIE MOORE

HOMEMAKER

December 23, 2000
The
Augusta Chronicle

North America; Southeast United States; Georgia

Mrs. Zoie Lee Moore, 85, died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2000, at Emanuel County Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at
11 a.m. today at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Rev. Bunny Hudson and William Claxton officiating.
Burial will be in
Lamb Cemetery, Emanuel County.
Mrs. Moore, a native of
Emanuel County, was a homemaker and a member of Union Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include four sons, Jimmy Moore, Lamar Moore, Russell Moore and Steelie Moore, all of Swainsboro; a daughter, Mary Ann Alewine, Duluth; two brothers, Sam Coleman, Uvalda, and Marsh Coleman, Sandersville; three sisters, Unice Hopkins and Mary Phillips, both of Soperton, and Lucille Holder, Livingston, Tenn.; and 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and several great-great- grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.



MS. ALEATHIA YOUNG

RETIRED TEACHER
April 24, 1999

The Augusta Chronicle

Ms. Aleathia Young, 84, of 305 Pughsley St., died Wednesday, April
21, 1999
, at Emanuel Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
2:30 p.m. Sunday at St. James Baptist Church with the Rev. Bennie Brinson officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.
Ms. Young, a native of
Emanuel County, had retired as a teacher.
She was a member of St. James Baptist Church.
Survivors include four sisters, Ellen Mosely, Pauline Wright, Eloise Graham, and Gladys Anderson, all of Swainsboro.
Pallbearers will be Leon Ricks, Furman Daniels, Walter Worthen, Lastarga Lewis, Charles Lee and Roger Richards.
Friends may call at the residence of Beverly Hopkins.
The family will receive friends from
9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Reno Tapley Mortuary.



MS. BESSIE HALL

RETIRED CUSTODIAN
December 09, 1998
The Augusta Chronicle
 
Ms. Bessie Lee Harmon Hall, 90, of
1042 Bell Warthen Road, died Friday, Dec. 4, 1998, at Emanuel County Medical Center.
The funeral will be at
1 p.m. Thursday at Hudson Mortuary, Wadley, with the Rev. Samuel Martin officiating. Burial will be in Mount Pullen Cemetery, Dublin.
Ms. Hall, a native of
Adrian, had retired as a custodian. She was of the Holiness faith, a Bible class teacher and a missionary worker.
Survivors include nieces and nephews, Eva Mae Darisaw, William Johnson, Vester Lee Jones and Daisy Flaker, all of
Dublin, Viola Butler, Bartow, Levater Johnson, Atlanta, and Elizabeth Stone, Fort Lauderdale