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ADDISON, R.L.
SHELLMAN, GEORGIA: Ruby Lee Addison, 65, died March 31, 1979. He was born January 9, 1914. He was a retired carpenter and a veteran of World War II. He attended Morris Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mary Edwards Addison; three daughters, Patsy Melton, Cynthia Addison, and Ellen Hayes, all of Shellman; two sons, Charles Addison of Shellman, and William Addison of Cuthbert; two brothers, T.H. Addison and J.B. Addison, both of Cuthbert; and a sister, Bonnie Hunt of Albany. Interment was at Eastview Cemetery by Curry Funeral Home.

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ALEXANDER, Anna
CEDARTOWN, GEORGIA: Anna Jolene Alexander, infant, died May 21, 1975 at the family home. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James A. Alexander; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd W. Cobb of Rockmart, and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Alexander of Attalla, AL. Services were held at the Church of God of the Union Assembly. Arrangements were handled by Litesey Funeral Home.

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ALEXANDER, Audrey
BUCKHEAD, GEORGIA: Audrey DeLoach Alexander, 81, died May 31, 2005. She was born November 19, 1923 to the late George Washington DeLoach and Frances Lenorah Smith DeLoach. She was a former employee of Morgan County Sewing Plant. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and attended Buckhead Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Lola Gibson (George) of Greensboro; a son, Charles Wayne Alexander (Carmen) of Buckhead; 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Sylvester Alexander; and two sons, John Loring Alexander and Joe Marshall Alexander. Services were held at Buckhead Baptist Church. Interment was at Swords Cemetery under the direction of McCommons Funeral Home.

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ALLEN, Blaine
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: Blaine Barney Allen, 60, died November 22, 2006. He worked for Kerr-McGee. He was a former member of the Springfield United Methodist Church and the Forest City Gun Club, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Joan T. Allen; a daughter and son-in-law, Amber and Flint North of Savannah; a son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Stephanie Allen of Tybee; a sister, Treva Allen of Guyton; 2 grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and his dog, Zipper. He was preceded in death by his parents, Toby and Jewel Allen. Burial was at Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park with arrangements by Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors.

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ALLEN, Dollie
DEMOREST, GEORGIA: Dollie Roselia Roach Allen, 77, died August 5, 2005. She was born March 9, 1928 in White County to the late John Henry and Dollie Abernathy Garrett. She was of the Pentecostal faith. She is survived by two sons, James Henry Roach, Jr. of Cleveland, and Jeryle Roach of Cornelia; two daughters, Regina Berg of Cleveland, and Pat Thomas of Eatonton; two brothers, W.J. Garrett of Demorest, and Richard Garrett of Chestnut Mountain; two sisters, Louise Ivester of Eastanollee, and Virginia Roberts of Winder; 11 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Mount Bethel Church of God Cemetery under the direction of Whitfield Funeral Home.

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ALPERT, William
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: William Alpert, 42, died June 23, 1922. He was born July 15, 1879 to Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Alpert. He worked in the dry goods business. He was the husband of Mollie Alpert. Burial was at Bonaventure Cemetery.

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AMERSON, Alice Cooper
MILLEDGEVILLE, GEORGIA: Alice L. Cooper Amerson, 86, died July 25, 2008. She was born October 8, 1921. She was a retired sales clerk, and attended Mount Olive Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Ann Simmons Arrington of Albany, and Freda Amerson Roberts of Milledgeville; a son, William "Bubba" Amerson of Milledgeville; two brothers, Billy Cooper of Milledgeville, and Russell Cooper of Warner Robins; 7 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Snow Hill Cemetery under the direction of Moore's Funeral Home.

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AMPY, Clara
NORCROSS, GEORGIA: Clara Ampy, 78, died October 16, 2007. She was born April 22, 1929 to Murphy and Willie Moe McGraw Paschal. Surviving family members include six sons, Steve, Stanley, Gary, Jerry, Travis and A.J.; seven daughters, Karen, Vanita, Wanda, Debra, Dorothy, Carrie, and Elizabeth; a brother; six sisters; 45 grandchildren; 72 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Arrangements were handled by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service.

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ANSLEY, Carrie
PELHAM, GEORGIA: Carrie Nix Ansley, 90, died October 2, 2004. She was born August 24, 1914 to the late Leroy Nix and Susie Sellers Nix Miller. She was a member of Pine Forest Baptist Church. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Hubert and Mildred Ansley of Thomasville, Hershel P. Ansley of Boston, GA, and Robert and Charlotte Ansley of Pelham; a daughter and son-in-law, Maelene and Lindsey Shores of Putney; a sister, Bernice Sellers of Pelham; 20 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and 27 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Henry L. Ansley; five sisters; two granddaughters; and a great-grandson. Services were held at Pine Forest Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery by Allen and Allen Funeral Home.

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APOKEDAK, Wassie
SMYRNA, GEORGIA: Wassie Apokedak, died August 15, 2007. He was a native of Wasilla, Alaska. He was a commercial fisherman and a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors include by his wife, Sally Apokedak; two children, Nikki Apokedak and Shane Apokedak of Smyrna; his siblings, Mary Gibson of Wasilla, Sophie Anelon of New Halen, Anne Wilson of Igiugig, and Shirley Andrew, Nick Apokedak, Ray Apokedak, and Peter Apokedak, all of Levelock; his cousins; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at East Cobb Presbyterian Church in Marietta. Interment was at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton under the direction of West Cobb Funeral Home.

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ARMSTRONG, Georgia
CALHOUN, GEORGIA: Georgia Mae Armstrong, 85, died June 3, 1988 at Gordon Hospital. She retired from Gordon Hospital, and attended Friendship Baptist Church. She was a member of the Heroines of Jericho. She is survived by two brothers, Claude Hill of Dayton, OH, and Benny Christian of Adairsville; a sister, Eula Mae Bowden of Calhoun; two sisters-in-law, Gladys Christian of Adairsville, and Virginia Chastain of Miami, FL; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Armstrong. Services were held at Friendship Baptist Church. Interment was at Colbert Cemetery with arrangements by Willis Funeral Home.

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ASHMORE, Jack P., Jr.
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Jack P. Ashmore, Jr. died August 12, 1976 at St. Simons Island. He was an attorney. He had attended Emory University, and was a member of the Troutman, Sanders, Lockerman and Ashmore law firm. Survivors include his wife, Blythe Posey Ashmore; two daughters, Gentry and Blair of Atlanta; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack P. Ashmore, Sr. of Graceville, FL; and a brother, R. Walter Ashmore of Atlanta. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R.W. Ashmore, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Flournoy. Services were held at All Saints Episcopal Church. Interment was at Arlington Cemetery.

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BABB, Reita
GREENSBORO, GEORGIA: Reita Bennett Babb, 72, died November 8, 2009. She was born September 14, 1937 in DeKalb County to John Paul Bush and Laura Matthews Bush. She retired from the FDIC after 34 years of service, and was a member of Walker United Methodist Church. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Lainnie (Steve) Bowers of McDonough, GA; a granddaughter, Ceara Babb of McDonough; and her nieces and nephews, including Laura Smith of Pine Lake, and Charles Jackson of Lawrenceville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Babb; a sister, Theda Jackson; and her parents. Interment was at Walker United Methodist Church Cemetery with arrangements by McCommons Funeral Home.

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BAGGETT, Eugene
WHIGHAM, GEORGIA: Eugene Baggett, 57, died May 27, 1994 at Grady General Hospital. He was a farmer, and attended Eastside Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Sue Collins Baggett; two daughters, Connie Walker of Jacksonville, FL, and Carol Cunningham of Pensacola, FL; two sons, John Baggett and Mark Baggett, both of Whigham; his mother, Ruth B. Baggett of Cairo; two sisters, Maxie Daniels of Havana, FL and Betty Collins of Enterprise, AL; and 9 grandchildren. Services were held at Eastside Baptist Church in Cairo, GA. Interment was at Providence Cemetery.

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BAILEY, Dorothy
DECATUR, GEORGIA: Dorothy Fredrick Brown Bailey, 85, died November 23, 2005 at Beverly Manor Nursing Home in Decatur. She was the daughter of the late B. Fred and Ruth White Brown, and was a native of Pacolet, SC. She was a graduate of Limestone College, and was a school teacher at Pacolet, Pacolet Mills, and Decatur. She served as a kindergarten director at the First Baptist Church of Decatur. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Freddy and Linda Bailey of Decatur; two brothers, Bobby Brown (Eugenia), and Pete Brown (Barbara); a sister, Carolyn Brown; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, J.C. Bailey. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Decatur. She and her husband both donated their bodies to Emory University Medical College.

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BAKER, N. Helen
ROME, GEORGIA: N. Helen Baker, 82, died April 20, 2012 at a local hospital. She was born December 31, 1929 in Floyd County, GA to Curtis and Lorene Inez Brewer Baker. She was a 1965 graduate of Berry College with a bachelor's degree in business administration, and was a retired auditor with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services with 30 years of service. She was a member of Riverside Baptist Church, and also attended Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include an aunt, Betty Cannon of McIntosh, AL; her cousins; and her friends. Cremation arrangements were handled by Henderson and Sons Funeral Home.

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BAREFOOT, William L., Sr.
WAYCROSS, GEORGIA: William Lonnie Barefoot, Sr., 73, died March 30, 1960 in Waycross. He was born March 7, 1887. He was a retired telegraph operator with Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, and had also worked for L&N Railroad in Graceville, FL. Survivors include his wife, Helen D. Barefoot; his daughters, Mrs. Faye (R.F.) Gibson, Mrs. June Schupp, Mrs. J.B. Southwell, and Mrs. Richard P. Mays; a son, W.L. Barefoot, Jr.; three brothers, Horace, Paul and Ernest; a sister, Mrs. Modell Hinson; and 14 grandchildren. Interment was at Oakland Cemetery in Waycross. Note: One record lists his date of death as April 6, 1960.

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BARRALES, Robert
VALDOSTA, GEORGIA: Robert Martin Barrales, 59, died April 9, 2007 at his home. He was born July 29, 1947 to the late Ramon Martin and Bunnie Louise Blanton Barrales. He was a member of Park Avenue United Methodist Church, and also attended the First Baptist Church of Lake Park. He is survived by two sisters, Jane (Michael) Sorah of Centreville, VA, and Anita Walker of Northville, MI; a brother, Paul R. (Evelyn) Barrales of Valdosta; his nieces and nephews; and his great-nieces and great-nephews. Interment was at Riverview Memorial Gardens under the direction of Carson McLane Funeral Home.

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BECKOM, Wiley
NEWNAN, GEORGIA: Wiley Beckom, 80, died October 30, 2009. He was born February 14, 1929 to the late Joe Beckom and Lois Kelly Beckom. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and served as a medic. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Joyce Beckom; two sons, Randy (Ginger) Beckom, and Kenny (Laura) Beckom; two daughters, Vickie (Danny) Brooks, and Susan (Mike) Neill; 14 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Elaine Beckom; his parents; and a grandson, Ken Brooks. Burial was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park under the direction of McKoon Funeral Home.

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BEHAN, Patricia
SNELLVILLE, GEORGIA: Patricia A. Behan, 78, died July 7, 2001 at the New London Nursing Home. She had formerly lived in Altamonte Springs, FL. Survivors include two sons, Michael and Patrick; and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Behan. Interment was at Highland Memory Gardens in Apopka, FL under the direction of Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home.

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BENNETT, Starlin
CALHOUN, GEORGIA: Starlin E. Bennett, 63, died February 14, 1972 at his home. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Cleburn Oliver of Albertville, AL, and Mrs. P.E. Calloway of Crossville, AL; three sons, Billy Bennett of Gadsden, AL, Charles Bennett of Wetumpka, AL, and Virgil Bennett of Denver, CO; three brothers, Ralph Bennett, Sr. of Calhoun, Fred Bennett of Barberton, OH, and Onus Bennett of Detroit, MI; and 15 grandchildren. Interment was at Ryo Cemetery with arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home.

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BERKOWITZ, Marie
LILBURN, GEORGIA: Marie W. Berkowitz, 95, died December 31, 1994 in Lilburn. She was a former resident of Rossford, OH, and had lived in Lilburn for 11 years. She was a former public stenographer at the Commodore Perry Hotel in Toledo, and had also been a secretary for the E.T. Collins Co. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara (Richard) Hubbell of Lilburn; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; a nephew; 3 nieces; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two husbands, James E. Baker and Aaron Berkowitz; and two sisters, Alma Newbrecht and Doris Meinert. Interment was at Forest Cemetery by Rossford-Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, OH.

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BLACK, Rev. Manuel
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Rev. Manuel Lee Black, 67, died August 13, 1983. He was born August 3, 1916 in Chattooga County, and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Black. He was formerly pastor of Harmony Baptist Church in LaFayette. He was a retired supervisor with the J.H. Filberts Co., and a veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Ruby Sosbee Black; two sons, Jerry Black and Kenneth Black; his mother, Maude Adams Black; two brothers, George and Charles Black; a sister, Mrs. Letha Hall; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father. Interment was at West Hill Cemetery under the direction of Lane Funeral Home.

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BLACKBURN, Annie
MONROE, GEORGIA: Annie Ruth Smith Blackburn, 72, died June 24, 2001. She was born May 1, 1929. She was a former resident of Osprey, FL, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Osprey. She is survived by a daughter, Elaine B. Smith of Monroe; two sons, John K. of Jacksonville, NC and William David of Merritt Island; 4 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Osprey. Arrangements were handled by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home.

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BLALOCK, Willie
CLAXTON, GEORGIA: Willie Elizabeth Grier Blalock died January 27, 2003 at her home. She was born March 31, 1915 in Savannah. She was a longtime member of the Bellville United Methodist Church, where she served as a Sunday School teacher, choir member and president of the United Methodist Women. She is survived by her husband, Leonard D. Blalock; two sons and daughters-in law, Chester and Wanda Blalock of Claxton, and David and Patsy Blalock of Vidalia; two sisters, Mrs. E.E. Hansen of Dublin, and Mrs. George L. Harrell of Savannah; a sister-in-law, Mrs. T.F. Grier of Swainsboro; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and her caregivers, Melrose Jackson and Martha Wilkinson. Services were held at the Bellville United Methodist Church. Interment was at Canoochee Cemetery with arrangements by J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home.

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BOUTWELL, Avonelle
WARNER ROBINS, GEORGIA: Avonelle Boutwell, 67, died March 1, 2002. She was born June 27, 1934. She attended Green Acres Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir and served on the bereavement committee. Survivors include a son, Carl Boutwell of Warner Robins; a daughter, Deborah Boutwell Lewis of Swainsboro; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Boutwell; and her parents, John and Mattie Woodard. Services were held at Green Acres Baptist Church. Interment was at Parkway Memorial Gardens with arrangements by McCullough Funeral Home.

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BOWLES, Franklin
NICHOLSON, GEORGIA: Franklin S. Bowles, 86, died January 15, 2005. He was born August 21, 1918 in Jackson County to Garnett and Kelley Wilson Bowles. He retired from telephone construction, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended Apple Valley Baptist Church. He is survived by four daughters, Dell Cowart of Nicholson, Peggy Hill of Homer, and Deborah Bivona and Jo Ann Teague, both of Commerce; three sons, Carson Bowles of Commerce, Donald Bowles of Danielsville, and Steve Bowles of Salem, AR; a sister, Frances Smith of Jefferson; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Dell Bowles; and his parents. Services were held at Apple Valley Baptist Church. Interment was at Grey Hill Cemetery by Little-Ward Funeral Home.

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BRANHAM, Isham
EATONTON, GEORGIA: Isham Branham, 43, died March 19, 1834, and was born May 7, 1791. Burial was at Union Church Cemetery.

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BRIDENBACK, William
POWDER SPRINGS, GEORGIA: William Curtis Bridenback, 32, died April 4, 1997 at the Cobb County Hospital. He was born in Massachusetts. He was a former resident of Chipley, FL and San Diego, CA. Survivors include his wife, Jeri Bridenback; his parents, Bill and Tully Bridenback of Chipley, FL; a sister, Victoria Bridenback of Chipley, FL; and his paternal grandparents, Tom and Mozelle Bridenback of Bonifay, FL. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Chipley, FL. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery in Chipley under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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BROCK, Hiram
CEDARTOWN, GEORGIA: Hiram William Brock, 87, died October 29, 2008. He was born June 21, 1921 to the late Tom Paul Brock and Lizzie Beatrice Crawford Brock. He was a retired painter, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a Baptist faith. He is survived by two brothers and a sister-in-law, Charles Brock, and Robert and Dora Brock; a sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and Fred Ernest Ward; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Cremation arrangements were handled by Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home.

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BROWN, Grace
ILA, GEORGIA: Grace Kittle Brown, 85, died February 14, 2005. She was born May 13, 1919 in Oconee County to Jim and Anna James Kittle. She retired from Superior Pants Company. She was a member of Galilee Fire Baptized Holiness Church for over 65 years, where she served as a Sunday School teacher. She is survived by seven daughters, Shirley Burkhalter of Athens, Nancy Whitehead of Crawfordville, Lorena Gilbert of Lenoir, NC, Pam Freeman and Beverly Barnett, both of Ila, and Alisa Carter and Angela Hale, both of Nicholson; five sons, Johnny Brown of Nicholson, Mike Brown of Commerce, Jimmy Brown of Carnesville, Steve Brown of Baldwin, and Jerry Brown of Hull; three sisters, Mary Keberle of Junction, AZ, Bertha Ramirez of McNeill, MS, and Dorothy Freer of Euless, TX; 38 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; and a close friend and prayer partner, Sara Milton. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.C. Brown; and her parents. Services were held February 16, at Galilee Fire Baptized Holiness Church. Burial was at the church cemetery by Little-Ward Funeral Home.

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BROWN, Walter
CLARKESVILLE, GEORGIA: Walter R. Brown, 82, died March 15, 1999. He was the son of the late William and Myrtle Apple Brown. He retired from Clarkesville Mill, and was a board member of the Habersham County Housing Authority. He was a native of Rockingham, NC. He was a former deacon at Clarkesville Baptist Church, and was a Mason. He is survived by his wife, Ada Brown; a son, Don R. Brown of Clarkesville; a daughter, Glenda Lewallen of Clarkesville; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Yonah Memorial Gardens.

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BRUMETT, John
WAYNESBORO, GEORGIA: John Brumett, 60, died August 17, 1806. He was survived by his wife, Susanah Brumett. Interment was at the Old Church Cemetery.

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BRUNER, Marcus
MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Marcus Bruner, 26, died September 2, 1990 at West Pace Ferry Hospital in Atlanta. He was a native of Jackson County, FL. He worked at Post Properties Landscaping. He graduated from Graceville High School in Graceville, FL in 1981, and was a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church. Interment was at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church Cemetery in Jackson County, FL with arrangements by Lipford and Black Funeral Home.

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BRYANT, Ossie
COMMERCE, GEORGIA: Ossie Lecroy Bryant, 82, died December 31, 1999. She was born March 13, 1917 in Franklin County to the late John and Zibiah Dalrymple Lecroy. She was a member of New Hope Congregational Holiness Church. She is survived by a daughter, Brenda Brown of Commerce; a son, Roger Bryant of Gainesville; two brothers, Tom Lecroy of Carnesville, and John Lecroy of Toccoa; and 2 granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Loyd Bryant; and her parents. Interment was at Middle River Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Little-Ward Funeral Home.

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BULGER, Thomas
ATTAPULGUS, GEORGIA: Thomas Bulger, 66, died December 24, 2005 in Albany. Survivors include five sons, Kenneth Bulger of Quincy, Kalvin Bulger of Havana, Tarence Johns of Atlanta, and Terance Bulger and Jeff Bulger of Attapulgus; two daughters, Karen Bowes of Orlando, and Sharon B. Gilcrease of Quincy; 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Greenshade A.M.E. Church. Burial was at Greenshade Cemetery under the direction of Betsey Funeral Home.

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BUNGER, Christian
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Christian H. Bunger died April 12, 2003. He was a graduate of Tulane University. He retired from Energizer Battery with 35 years of service, and was vice president of sales for IBC. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors include his wife, Ruth M. Bunger; a daughter, Jeannie C. Bunger; a son and daughter-in-law, Christian J. and Monica Bunger; a brother, Bill Barker; a sister, Marion Lane; and 2 granddaughters. Services were held at St. Andrew's Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by H.M. Patterson and Son Funeral Home Arlington Chapel.

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BURDETTE, Bernice
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: Bernice Beasley Burdette, 87, died April 13, 2006. She was born August 26, 1918. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Jackie and Ronnie Strickland of Richmond Hill; a son and daughter-in-law, James and JoAnn Carter of New Jersey; a brother and sister-in-law, Earl and Margaret Beasley of Savannah; a sister, Blanche Smith of Richmond Hill; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George H. Burdette. Burial was at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens by Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors.

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BURK, Lucile
LaFAYETTE, GEORGIA: Lucile Burk, 3, died October 17, 1917. She was born August 15, 1914 to Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Burk. She was survived by her parents; a brother; four sisters; and other relatives. Burial was at Chickamauga Cemetery.

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CALLAWAY, Henrietta
WASHINGTON, GEORGIA: Henrietta Sisk Callaway, 80, died September 13, 2007. She was born April 25, 1927 to Meva Edgar Sisk and Eloise Smith Sisk. She attended the First Baptist Church of Washington. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Katherine and Dr. Steven Patterson, and Laura Callaway and Edward Hart; a son and daughter-in-law, Edgar and Dorothy Chandler Callaway; 4 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; and 2 step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Eugene Callaway. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Washington. Burial was at Callaway Family Cemetery by Hopkins Funeral Home.

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CALLAWAY, Mildred
FRANKLIN, GEORGIA: Mildred Callaway died April 8, 2008 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. She was born September 22, 1930 in Heard County, GA to Sam Ben Daniel and Salley Kate Daniel. She retired from the Bibb Company after 22 years. She was a former Worthy Matron in the Order of the Eastern Star, and was a member of Heard Wesley Church. She is survived by a son, James W. (Hazel) Callaway, Sr. of Franklin; a brother, Willie B. (Hazel) Daniel of Alabama; three sisters, Louise (Horace) Williams of Ann Arbor, MI, and Martha (Claude) Long and Winnie Sue (Willie B.) Dunson, all of Chattanooga, TN; four brothers-in-law, William (Glenda) Callaway of New Jersey, and John Callaway, C.R. (Lizzie) Callaway, and Jessie (Henrietta) Callaway, all of Newnan; four sisters-in-law, Emily M. Phillips and Ollie B. Woods, both of Franklin, and Mary Lee Daniel and Polly Ann Echols, both of Newnan; 3 grandsons; a great-grandson; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by husband, Eddie Callaway; an infant child, Eddie Roy Callaway; her parents; five brothers, Shelton Daniel, Quincy Lee Daniel, Alford Daniel, Rev. Clinton Daniel, and James Daniel; and a sister, Ora Lee Hodges. Burial was at Heard Wesley Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home.

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CAMP, W.L.
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: W.L. Camp, 40, was found deceased on February 6, 1938. Services were held at Calvary Baptist Church. Interment was at Kettle Creek Cemetery under the direction of Mincy Funeral Home.

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CAMPBELL, Audene
MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Audene Estell Campbell, 55, died August 16, 1983. She was born February 1, 1928 in Fort Payne, AL to the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Powell. Survivors include her husband, Clifford Campbell; her mother Polly Ann Blaylock Powell; four brothers, Russell, Cordell, Clinton and Deuard Powell; and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Rice, Mrs. George Bailey, and Mrs. Mildred Wilkerson. Interment was at Greenhill Memory Gardens with arrangements by Lane Funeral Home.

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CAMPBELL, Rufus
WASHINGTON, GEORGIA: Rufus Campbell, 69, died April 12, 1999. He was the son of the late Henry and Jessie Mae Campbell. He is survived by a brother, Roscoe Campbell. Services were held at Mount Carmel Baptist Church. Interment was at Resthaven Cemetery under the direction of Davenport-McLendon Mortuary.

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CAMPBELL, Willie
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: Willie "Lala" Campbell, 81, died November 9, 2001 at Candler General Hospital. He was a Savannah native. He formerly lived in Detroit, where he worked as a brick mason and taxi driver. After returning to Savannah, he was employed as a chauffeur at Stubbs Towers. He was a member of Butler Presbyterian Church. He is survived by two daughters, Elveria Campbell and Sandra C. Porter (Leroy); 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 4 nephews; a niece; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at White Bluff Cemetery.

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CARANO, Lucy
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: Lucy E. Carano, 91, died January 9, 2009. She was born December 18, 1917 to the late Alfonso and Carmela Romano Carano. She worked at Donaldson's Super Markets and the Bargain Corner. She attended Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, and was a member of the Savannah Italian-American Club. Survivors include a brother, Tony Carano (Carolyn); and two sisters, Gloria DiNatale (Joe), and Yolanda Kessler. Services were held at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Interment was at the Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors.

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CARRILLO, Jose A.
GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA: Jose Alfredo Carrillo, 51, died January 1, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Norma Nava Carrillo; his children, Jorge Carrillo of Mexico, Roy and Juan Ybarra, both of Gainesville, Annie Carrillo of Mexico, Josephine Hernandez and Angie Landin of Texas, and April Montoya of Gainesville; his sisters, Micaella Carrillo Garcia and Guadalupe Carrillo Garcia, both of Mexico; and 13 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Byars Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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CARTER, Aletha
OMEGA, GEORGIA: Aletha Deer Carter died March 14, 1969 at her home. She was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Deer and Amie Lynes Deer. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Margie Osbon; and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Willie Deer. Interment was at Fairfax Cemetery under the direction of Robinson Funeral Home.

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CASON, Julius
WAYCROSS, GEORGIA: Julius Marvin Cason, 60, died June 11, 1988 at Memorial Hospital. He worked as a machinist at King Edward Cigar Co. for 30 years. He was a lifelong resident of Ware County. Survivors include a son, Tony L. Cason of Waycross; a brother, Alex W. Cason; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Katie Morris Cason; and his parents, Hansel and Clitha Nipper Cason. Interment was at Greenlawn Cemetery under the direction of Miles-Odum Funeral Home.

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CAVENDER, Sara
FAYETTEVILLE, GEORGIA: Sara Jean Cavender, 69, died September 30, 1999. She was born August 26, 1930. She attended Flat Creek Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Oscar Cavender; her children, Anthony and Vickie Cavender of Fayetteville, David and Carol Cavender of Senoia, Jimmy and Joan Barge of Williamson, and Greg and Jean Lawson of Newnan; 7 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at Flat Creek Baptist Church. Interment was at Westminster Gardens under the direction of Mowell and Son Funeral Home.

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CHAMBERS, Willie
LINDALE, GEORGIA: Willie Polk Chambers, 86, died March 7, 1998 at his home. He was born August 6, 1911 in Floyd County to the late James Sim Chambers and Mary Mathews Chambers. He retired from West Point Pepperell Manufacturing, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lindale. He is survived by his wife, Lois Inez Freeman Chambers; a son, Dan Chambers of Atlanta; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Lindale. Interment was at East View Cemetery under the direction of Henderson and Sons Funeral Home.

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CHANG, Kin Leung
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA: Kin Leung Chang died April 15, 2006. She was a native of China, and had lived in the Augusta area for nine years. She is survived by her sons, Robert Leung of Martinez, and John Leung of Toronto, Cananda; her daughters, Stui Hair Chan of New York, NY, and Ye Hair Mak of Toronto; a brother and a sister, both of China; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chui Piang Leung. Burial was at Westover Memorial Park with arrangements by Elliott Sons Funeral Home.

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CHAUNCEY, Alice
ST. MARYS, GEORGIA: Alice Laverne Chauncey, 90, died August 27, 2008 at the St. Marys Convalescent Center. She was born February 18, 1918 in White Oak to Francis Marion and Henrietta Louisa Westervelt Clark. She had worked at the Carousel and Lott's Dime Store. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kingsland. Survivors include a son, Kenton L. Chauncey of Saratoga Springs, UT; a daughter-in-law, Mary Beth Chauncey; 2 grandsons; a great-grandchild; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Reva Kenton Chauncey; and a son, James "Jimmy" M. Chauncey, Sr. Services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys by Coastal Camden Funeral Home.

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CHRISTLER, Marion
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Marion E. Christler died November 23, 2010. Survivors include a daughter, Regina A. Christler; a sister, Audrey Christler Reynolds (Terry); an aunt, Addie Batey; a granddaughter; a niece; his cousins; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Beulah Baptist Church. Interment was at Westview Cemetery under the direction of Murray Brothers Funeral Home.

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CLARK, Wade M., Jr.
BYRON, GEORGIA: Wade Maxwell Clark, Jr., 39, died February 25, 1984 in Macon. He was a native of Dothan, AL. He worked as a construction superintendent, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He had lived in Byron for 15 years. Survivors include a daughter, Polly L. Clark of Byron; two sons, Jason Clark and Wade M. Clark II, both of Byron; his mother, Kathryn Clark of Graceville, FL; two sisters, Kathy McKinley of Newton, AL and Dianne Clark of Graceville, FL; and a brother, Harry Clark of Malone. Interment was at Marvin Chapel Cemetery with arrangements by James and Lipford Funeral Home of Graceville, FL.

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COFIELD, Velmer
CEDARTOWN, GEORGIA: Velmer Vester Cofield, 84, died February 15, 1987. She was born August 31, 1902 in Randolph County, AL. She was a member of the Blue and Gold Club. She is survived by her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Polk Memory Gardens under the direction of Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home.

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COLLIER, Mattie
CEDARVILLE, GEORGIA: Mattie Mae Collier, 86, died August 21, 1983 in Rossville. She was born January 6, 1887 in Floyd County. She reitred from the Crum Foster Insurance Company, and was a member of Druid Hills Baptist Church. Survivors include a brother, Frank Collier of Cedartown; a sister, Bonnie Dibrell of Ringgold; and her nieces and nephews. Burial was at Pleasant Hope Cemetery under the direction of Gammage Funeral Home.

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CONNER, Janie
STATESBORO, GEORGIA: Janie Godbee Conner, 80, died October 6, 2002 at the East Georgia Regional Medical Center. She was born May 5, 1922, and was a Jenkins County native. She retired from ITT Grinnell, and was a longtime Statesboro resident. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Donnie and Inez Conner of Brooklet, and Doy and Mandy Conner, and Dean and Linda Conner, all of Statesboro; a brother, Tom Godbee; a sister, Mildred G. Bailey; 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Johnnie Conner. Interment was at the Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery by Futch Funeral Home.

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COOKSEY, Virginia
COVINGTON, GEORGIA: Virginia Cooksey died October 26, 2005. Survivors include two sons, Melvin Cooksey and Ronnie Cooksey; a daughter, Brenda (Wayne) Hardy; three sisters, Joann Landers, Annie White and Rebecca Cobb; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 3 aunts; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at St. Paul A.M.E. Church. Interment was at the New Covington Cemetery under the direction of Lester Lackey and Sons Funeral Home.

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COUNCIL, Effie
MILLEDGEVILLE, GEORGIA: Effie Council died February 3, 2007. She was born May 11, 1919 to the late Tim and Willie Mae Wood Granade. She retired from Central State Hospital, and attended Oak Grove Methodist Church. She is survived by two sons, Edward Council of Eatonton, and William R. "Billy" Council of Milledgeville; a sister, Rosa Hutchins of Milledgeville; a brother, Tim Granade of Gordon; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Hubert Council. Interment was at Snow Hill Cemetery under the direction of Williams Funeral Home.

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CRAPPS, Eula
BAXLEY, GEORGIA: Eula Mae Crapps, 72, died February 18, 2008 at her home. She was born September 28, 1935 in Appling County to Jep Barber and Ettie Mae Thornton. She was a member of Surrency Community Bible Church. Survivors include her husband, James P. Crapps; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Crapps and Donnie and Pam Crapps, all of Baxley; two daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Kenneth Spell, and Barbara Ann and Quitman Williams, all of Baxley; a brother, Franklin Barber of Baxley; a sister, Jenny Coplin of Baxley; 7 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, James Jerry Crapps; and her parents. Interment was at the Surrency Cemetery under the direction of David E. Miles Funeral Home.

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CRESTITELLI, Helen
PALMETTO, GEORGIA: Faustina "Helen" Crestitelli died April 28, 2009 at her home. She was born September 3, 1920 to Pauline and Joseph Crestitelli. She was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church. She is survived by her friends and caretakers, James Stoetzner, Maryann Stoetzner, Samantha Valasquez, Debra Manuel, Elizabeth Ruiz, Kaiti Kemp, Lori Kemp, Will Kemp, and the Tommie Veillarreal family. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Lewis and Eugene. Services were held at St. Matthew Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home.

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CROCKER, Elaine
COMMERCE, GEORGIA: Elaine Crocker, 54, died January 10, 2000. She was the daughter of Ethel Gibson Slayton and the late Matt Slayton. She worked at Baker and Taylor, and attended the First United Methodist Church of Commerce. She is survived by her husband, Joe "Arkey" Crocker; a daughter and son-in-law, Lori and Scott Martin of Commerce; her mother; a granddaughter; and two close friends, Roberta Bolton and Mary Evans, both of Commerce. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Commerce. Burial was at Grey Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Little-Ward Funeral Home.

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CROSBY, Maudelle
BLACKSHEAR, GEORGIA: Maudelle Manning Crosby, 80, died November 25, 2010 at Satilla Regional Medical Center. She was born September 9, 1930 in Pierce County to Enoch Fulton and Zoie Peacock Manning. She was a retired office worker at Pierce Shoe Manufacturing, and was a lifelong Pierce County resident. She was a Baptist. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Donald Crosby; a daughter, Wanda Crosby of Blackshear; a son, Richard Crosby of Blackshear; three sisters, Roxie Riggins, Waunelle Sapp, and Betty Sue Fraley, all of Blackshear; a grandchild; 3 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Charles Manning and Estes Manning; a sister, Jeanette McQuaig; and a daughter-in-law, Diane Batten Crosby. Interment was at New Home Cemetery under the direction of Pearson-Dial Funeral Home.

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CULLARS, Doris
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA: Doris B. Cullars died October 10, 2012 at her home. She is survived by a daughter, Tammie Cullars of Augusta; a sister, Veverly Booker of Lincolnton; a brother, Horace Booker of Lincolnton; 2 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. Interment was at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery in Lincolnton, GA with arrangements by Williams Funeral Home.

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DALESIO, Ann
WARNER ROBINS, GEORGIA: Ann Dalesio, 94, died September 5, 2005. She was born in Munchen, Germany on February 22, 1911. She retired from Emerson Radio and TV with 30 years of service. She is survived by a daughter, Lucille "Lou" Ware of Warner Robins; 2 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and a niece, Sylvia Zimmerman of Germany. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marcel Dalesio; her mother, Anna Arnold; and a grandson, Neil Ware. Interment was at Magnolia Park Cemetery by McCullough Funeral Home.

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DANSEREAU, Hildegard
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA: Hildegard Beppler Dansereau, 83, died September 20, 2009. She was born April 30, 1926 in Dorheim, Germany to the late Wilhelm and Lina Bagus Beppler. She worked for 10 years at the Fort Benning Officers' Club. She is survived by a son, Michael Dansereau of Columbus; two daughters, Ella Hadley (Tuco) of Columbia, SC, and Denise Hickman (Ed) of Houston, TX; a brother Gerhart Beppler; two sisters, Otti Stadler and Cristal Merz, all of Fleiden, Germany; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard E. Dansereau. Interment was at Fort Benning Main Post Cemetery by McMullen Funeral Home.

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DANTZLER, Nettie
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: Nettie W, Dantzler, 79, died December 31, 2008. She was born November 8, 1929. She retired from the Housing Authority of Savannah following 30 years of service, and attended St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church. She is survived by three sons, Reginald (Cynthia) Dantzler, James Dantzler, and Dennis (Jacqueline) Dantzler; a brother, Henry (Mary) Ward; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church. Interment was at Laurel Grove South Cemetery with arrangements by Adams Funeral Service.

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DAVENPORT, Charles
GRANTVILLE, GEORGIA: Charles A. Davenport, 69, died March 30, 2000 at Newnan Hospital. He was born March 25, 1931 in Fayette County to William Robert and Nellie Kate Turner Davenport. He was a former resident of Heard County, and was a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Mary W. Steele; six sisters, Mary F. Andrews of Newnan, Louvale Rhodes of Fayetteville, Betty F. Smith of Jonesboro, Sarah Alexander of Lilburn, Shirley Lord of Summerville, SC, and Reba Parker of Fort Lauderdale, FL; two aunts; and several nieces and nephews. Interment was at Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville by Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home.

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DAVIS, Mamie
WASHINGTON, GEORGIA: Mamie Davis, 85, died April 25, 1975. She was a native of Lincoln County, GA. She attended Mount Zion Baptist Church in Lincolnton, and was a member of the St. John Good Samaritan Lodge. She is survived by two daughters, Corinne Wallace and Rosa Lee Heard; a stepdaughter, Eula Mae Elam; a sister, Lela Smalley; 11 grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Mount Zion Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery by Norris W. Gunby, Sr. Funeral Home.

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DEAN, Dora
ROSSVILLE, GEORGIA: Dora Johnson Dean, 95, died January 14, 2010. She was born June 27, 1914 to the late John and Bell Johnson. She is survived by a daughter, Starla Hackney of Rossville; a twin sister, Cora Peck of Harrison; 2 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Ernest Dean; and several of her siblings. Interment was at Chattanooga National Cemetery under the direction of W.L. Wilson and Sons Funeral Home.

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DEAN, Minnie
DAWSON, GEORGIA: Minnie Helton Dean, 93, died April 28, 1990. She had been a resident of Dawson for over 30 years, and was a native of Twiggs County. She is survived by three stepdaughters, Ruby Jones of Mableton, and Frances Christie and Claire Golden, both of Dawson; three stepsons, Jerry Dean, Nick Dean and Bill Dean, all of Dawson; 20 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac C. Dean. Interment was at the Myrtle Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Toomsboro under the direction of Harvey Funeral Home.

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DEER, Thelma
FAYETTEVILLE, GEORGIA: Thelma M. Deer died November 8, 2003. She is survived by her husband, Jim V. Deer; a daughter and son-in law, Bill and Sandra Powers of Fairburn; a son and daughter-in-law, James G. and Bridget Deer of Greenfield, IN; her grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. Interment was at Holly Hill Memorial Park under the direction of Parrott Funeral Home.

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DOE, John H.
ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA: John Howard Doe, 92, died March 19, 2006. Survivors include three children, Patricia (Stephen) Bergstein of Cumming, and James (Dawn) Doe and Jacqueline (William) Busch, all of Big Canoe; 3 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at Green Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Roswell Funeral Home.

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DRYDEN, Cleo
LOGANVILLE, GEORGIA: Cleo Lanell Wetherington Dryden, 80, died October 1, 2006. She was born July 29, 1926. Interment was at Sunnyside Cemetery under the direction of Rainey Family Funeral Service.

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DRYDEN, Diane
ALBANY, GEORGIA: Diane Elizabeth Green Dryden, 51, died November 19, 2009. She worked in the deli department of Harvey's Supermarket and decorated cakes. She was a Baptist. Survivors inlcude a son, Chris Mitchell; a grandson; her father, Herb V. Green of Albany; two sisters, Nancy Franklin and Karen Gardner, both of Albany; two brothers, Steve Green of Arlington, TX, and Andrew Green of Albany; four aunts, Francis Lewis of Leesburg, Jo Marsh of Sylvester, and Virginia Gossett and Marjorie Robinson, both of Albany; a niece and a nephew; and her cousins. She was preceded in death by her mother, Elva L. Green. Arrangements were handled by Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Home.

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DUGGAN, Ben
DODGE COUNTY, GEORGIA: Ben F. Duggan, 52, died February 23, 1909 at his residence in Leon. He was born January 17, 1858. He worked for a Macon produce company, and was a member of Dudley Baptist Church. He was survived by his wife; a child; three brothers, R.M. Duggan, C.J. Duggan, and R.H. Duggan; and two sisters, Mrs. J.B. Daniel and Mrs. J.C. Stanley. Burial was at Noles Cemetery. Note: One record gives his wife's maiden name as Vinson (no first name), while another states that he died in Laurens County.

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DUNN, Millie
PUTNAM COUNTY, GEORGIA: Millie Mae Dunn, age 6, died August 29, 1921. She was born January 7, 1915 to Willie Dunn and Estelle Griggs. Burial was at New Hope Cemetery.

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DURHAM, Estes
WOODVILLE, GEORGIA: Estes Durham, 23, died September 27, 1918. He was killed in action in France during World War I. He was born January 12, 1894 to John L. and Jessie Durham. Burial was at Woodville Cemetery.

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EACHUS, Ruth
MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Ruth G. Eachus, 70, died January 14, 2008. She was born May 26, 1937. She is survived by her husband, Gene Eachus; a daughter, Elisa Dawn Rubin of Philadelphia, PA; and five sons, Sean Eachus of Kennesaw, Mike Kelley of Ruskin, FL, and Joe Kelley, Steve Kelley, and Ron Kelley, all of Marietta. Burial was at Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery by Carmichael Funeral Home.

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EARLY, Shirley
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA: Shirley Jean Early, 64, died September 27, 2007 in Columbus. She was born May 27, 1943 in Midland, GA to Robert Early, Sr. and Roberta Batts Early. She retired from Bibb Mill, and attended Locust Hill Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Valery (David) Daniels of Jesup; two sisters, Eddie Lee Harris and Virgil Bowles of Columbus; a brother, Gary (Earline) Early of Columbus; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Locust Hill Baptist Church. Interment was at Green Acres Cemetery by Sconier Funeral Home.

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ELLISON, Willis
BUENA VISTA, GEORGIA: Willis Ellison died January 26, 1930. He was a farmer, and was married to Rebecca Ellison. Burial was at the Buena Vista Cemetery.

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ELLSBERRY, Sewell G., Jr.
ROME, GEORGIA: Sewell G. Ellsberry, Jr., 18, died September 20, 1968 in a work-related accident in Townsend, TN. He was born March 20, 1950 in Chattooga County to Sewell Ellsberry, Sr. and Rose Montain Ellsberry. He worked for Heavy Equipment Construction Co., and was a member of the Junior AMVETS. He attended Trinity Baptist Church. He was survived by his parents; a sister, Guendolyn Fay Ellsberry; two brothers, Ricky Dan and William Douglas Ellsberry; and his grandmothers, Mrs. Glenn Ellsberry and Mrs. Mary Montain. Services were held at Trinity Baptist Church. Interment was at the Summerville City Cemetery under the direction of Henderson Frazier Funeral Home.

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ETHRIDGE, Horace
EATONTON, GEORGIA: Horace D. Ethridge, 85, died March 24, 2009. He retired from the Department of Corrections, and also worked for the City of Eatonton. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II and Korea, and attended Cross Roads Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Vinson Ethridge; a son, David Ethridge of Long Beach, CA; a brother, W.T. Etheridge of Jones County; and a sister, Katherine Genone of Macon. He was predeceased by his parents, Atkinson and Bessie Bonner Ethridge. Interment was at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Williams Funeral Home.

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EVANS, Henry
LUTHERSVILLE, GEORGIA: Henry Evans died December 16, 1950. He was born February 11, 1890. He was a World War I veteran, and served with the 514th Engineers. Burial was at Luthersville Cemetery.

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FARLEY, Willie
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA: Willie Lindsey Farley, 84, died July 26, 2005. He was born August 15, 1920 to Lindsey and Willie Beatrice Graddick Farley. He worked in the construction business, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended Friendship Baptist Church. He is survived by his children, Willie D. (Rita) Farley, Arnold (Verlinda) Farley, Linda (Ronald) Spellers, and Sandra Farley of Columbus; two sisters, Maddie and Annie M. Thompson of Hamilton; a niece, Mary Cozart; 9 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Lou Hall Farley. Burial was at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery under the direction of Hill-Watson Memorial Chapel.

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FENNER, Helen
ELLIJAY, GEORGIA: Helen Fenner, 83, died October 25, 2007. She was born September 6, 1924 to the late George and Sally Thomas. She was a longtime member of Our Lady of the Cedars Church in Manchester, NH. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Linda Fenner of Talking Rock, GA; two brothers, Dino Thomas of Manchester, NH, and Felix Thomas of Lady Lake, FL; three sisters-in-law, Claire Thomas of Manchester, NH, Penny Thomas of Van Nuys, CA, and Geneva Thomas of Lakeland, FL; and her nieces and nephews. Arrangements were entrusted to Bernhardt Funeral Home.

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FLEMING, Marilyn
LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA: Marilyn Louise Fleming, 75, died January 25, 2004. She was born November 25, 1928. She was a retired supervisor for Muscogee County Family and Children Services with 23 years of service. She is survived her sisters, Joyce McKibben and Marie Craig, both of Lawrenceville; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at Holy Family Church in Columbus. Burial was at Parkhill Cemetery with arrangements by Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel.

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FORD, Nena
WiLCOX COUNTY, GEORGIA: Nena Goethe Ford died January 28, 1909. She was born August 17, 1871. She was the wife of C.F. Ford. Services were held at the Baptist Church. Burial was at Stubbs Cemetery.

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FORTSON, Curtis L., Sr.
ELBERTON, GEORGIA: Curtis Leroy Fortson, Sr. died March 1, 2001 at Elbert Memorial Hospital. He was the son of Genell Fortson and the late Coy Fortson. He was a member of the Campbell Street Church of Christ. He is survived by a son, Curtis Fortson, Jr. of Atlanta; two daughters, Jennifer Fortson and Shirley Fortson of New York, NY; and his mother. Services were held at the Campbell Street Church of Christ. Interment was at Lincoln Heights Cemetery under the direction of C.W. Phelps Funeral Home.

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FOWLER, Minnie
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA: Minnie Lee Fowler, 68, died February 20, 1968 at the Columbus Medical Center. She was a former resident of Graceville, FL and a native of Geneva County, AL. Survivors include two sons, C.H. Brock and Earnest Brock; two daughters, Mrs. Joe Skinner and Mrs. George Kyser, both of Columbus; a sister, Mrs. Bobbie Creel of Winter Haven, FL; and 9 grandchildren. Burial was at Galilee United Methodist Church Cemetery in Jackson County, FL under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

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FRICKS, Admiral Dewey
LaFAYETTE, GEORGIA: Admiral Dewey Fricks, 86, died February 4, 2008. He was born August 2, 1921. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a recipient of the Purple Heart medal. He is survived by his wife, Venus Fricks; a son, Andy (Sunda) Fricks; a sister-in-law, Jo Wells; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at the LaFayette Cemetery under the direction of Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home.

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FRIEDEL, Francis
SMYRNA, GEORGIA: Francis "Frank" Friedel, 84, died October 28, 2006. He was born May 9, 1922 in Hicksville, NY to the late Henry Anthony Friedel and Marie Petty Friedel. He retired from the Air Force after 30 years of service, and was a veteran of World War II. He was an Air Force advisor for the Georgia Air National Guard, and also worked for Southern Tech. He was a Presbyterian. He was a member of the American Legion, the Air Force Sergeants Association, the 8th Air Force Association, the 8th Air Force Museum, and the Masonic Lodge. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Carolyn Coln Friedel; two sons, Mark Friedel of Marietta, and Bill Friedel (Elaine) of Acworth; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, James Friedel. Burial was at Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery with arrangements by Castellaw Funeral Home.

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FUQUEA, Ruth
CALHOUN, GEORGIA: Ruth Langston Fuquea, 77, died April 6, 2003 at Gordon Hospital. She was born April 19, 1925 in Gordon County to Jessie and Willie Pendley Langston. She had been a shipping and billing clerk for Georgia Tufters, and was a member of the Sonoraville Baptist Church. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Sonja Fuquea of Calhoun; a daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Roger Clark of Calhoun; a sister and brother-in-law, Brenda and Charles Parker of Calhoun; 4 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.R. Fuquea; her parents; a sister, Joyce L. Sitton; and a brother, Richard Langston. Interment was at Gaines Cemetery under the direction of Thomas Funeral Home.

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GABOR, Rhonda
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA: Rhonda Gabor, 56, died August 19, 2009. She was a native of Chattanooga, TN, and had resided in Augusta since 1990. She was a direct care provider at the Lynndale Center. She was a member and past president of the Parish Council of Catholic Women at Church of the Most Holy Trinity, and was past president of the Augusta Deanery Council of Catholic Women. Family members include her husband, Dennis P. Gabor; two sons, Paul W. Gabor (Nicole), and Carl D. Gabor, all of Augusta; a brother, Randall McAbee; two sisters, Regina Shepherd and Donna Clark; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Church of the Most Holy Trinity. Interment was at Westover Memorial Park by Thomas Poteet and Son Funeral Directors.

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GAINES, Herbert, Sr.
WAYCROSS, GEORGIA: Herbert Gaines, Sr., 84, died March 22, 2009. He was born January 27, 1925 to the late Sidney Gaines, Sr. and Odessa Dunn Gaines. He was a brick mason and an entrepreneur, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, and a member of Masonic Composite Lodge #40. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mattie L. Bannamon Gainess; two daughters, Judy Gaines McNeil of Atlanta, and Phyllis E. Burse of Waycross; a son, Herbert Gaines, Jr. of Waycross; 3 grandchildren; two sisters, Doris Dunton and Gwendolyn Allen (Leroy), both of Augusta; his sisters-in-law, Whelda Wynn (Jake) of Chiefton, FL, Rebecca Benson of Atlanta, and Dorothy Bannamon ; a brother-in-law, Matthew Bannamon (Doris) of Atlanta; a goddaughter, Lois Holmes; his nieces and nephews; his cousins; and other relatives and friends. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Music Funeral Home.

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GANTT, Bertha
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Bertha Gantt, 76, died December 30, 1978. She was born August 12, 1902 in Cobb County, GA to Mr. and Mrs. John M. Burtz. She was a member of Olive Springs Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. Gantt. Burial was at Sardis Cemetery in Cobb County, GA.

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GANTT, Robert
CALHOUN, GEORGIA: Robert L. Gantt, 55, died February 25, 1984 at Gordon Hospital. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ike Gantt. He was a U.S. Air Force captain and served in the Korean War. He was a prisoner of war for two years. He formerly lived in Atlanta and Macon, and moved to Calhoun in 1975. He was a member of the Calhoun Seventh-day Adventist Church. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Gantt; two sons, Tom Worthen and Bill Worthen; and 3 granddaughters. Interment was at Chandler Cemetery under the direction of Thomas Funeral Home.

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GARCIA, Gisela
NORCROSS, GEORGIA: Gisela Garcia, 78, died April 3, 2003. She was a retired teacher for Fulton County Schools, and attended Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. She was also a member of the Cathedral of Christ the King and a founding member of the Atlanta Cuban Club. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Edward and Alina Perez; a sister, Argentina Ferriol of Cuba; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at H.M. Patterson and Son-Oglethorpe Hill Chapel. Interment was at Peachtree Memorial Park.

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GARNER, William A.
GRIFFIN, GEORGIA: William Alvin Garner died June 18, 1979 at a hospital in Coweta, GA. He was owner of the B&A Superette. Interment was at Griffin Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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GARNETT, Dollie
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA: Dollie Lamb Garnett, 89, died September 14, 2008 at her home. She was a Richmond County native. She was a member of Crawford Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where she served with the usher and deaconess ministries. She is survived by two daughters, Jennie Suber and Annie R. Trammell; a brother, Donald Robinson Duval (Barbara); 7 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Crawford Grove Baptist Church. Interment was at the Crawford Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of G.L. Brightharp and Sons Mortuary.

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GARRISON, Mary
LULA, GEORGIA: Mary Linnie Garrison, 91, died February 18, 2005. She was born September 23, 1913 in Banks County to Dock Bascom Garrison and Inez Massey Garrison. She was a retired secretary with the Banks County Board of Education, and was a longtime member of Antioch Pentecostal Fire Baptized Holiness Church. She is survived by a sister, Jean Murray of Lula; two sisters-in-law, Creabelle Griffin of Lula, and Francine Garrison of Stonewall; and 16 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Evelyn and Cary Griffin, and Dixie and Alton Griffin; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Roy Garrison and Alta and Katealeen Garrison; and a brother-in-law, Howard Murray. Services were held at Antioch Pentecostal Fire Baptized Holiness Church. Arrangements were entrusted to McGahee-Griffin and Stewart Funeral Home.

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GILBERT, Walter
PEARSON, GEORGIA: Walter Joe Gilbert, 78, died October 27, 2009 at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta. He was born November 29, 1930. He is survived by his wife, Alice Stone Gilbert; five sons, Walter Joe Gilbert III (Tammy) of Fitzgerald, Tony Youngblood (Christy) of Millwood, Christopher Donley (Lisa) of Douglas, and Sim Youngblood (Linda) and Wallace Youngblood (Lessie), all of Pearson; two daughters, Lisa Kooti (John) of Americus, and Ladonna Gilbert (Greg) of Hazlehurst; two sisters, Lucille Wheeler of Douglas, and Annie Harrell of Millwood; a brother, Johnny H. Gilbert (Jeanie) of Homerville; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by first wife, Dovie Ivey Gilbert. Services were held at Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Mount Pleasant Cemetery under the direction of Relihan Funeral Home.

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GILL, Allen
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Allen O'Neal Gill, 74, died January 6, 2009. He worked as a maintenance engineer with Armstrong Glass for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Maxine B. Gill; two sons, Corey Gill of Atlanta, and Scotty Gill (Rose) of Dallas, GA; a sister, Lucille Argroves of LaGrange; a granddaughter; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery by Castellaw Funeral Home.

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GILLENWATER, Zillah
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: Zillah M. Gillenwater, 84, died October 28, 2006. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church for over 50 years, where she was a Sunday School teacher and a member of the Women's Missionary Union. She also volunteered at the Savannah Baptist Center. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Hagen B. Gillenwater; two sons and daughters-in-law, Randy and Susan Gillenwater of Savannah, and Garry and Nancy Gillenwater of Clyo; a sister, Arlene Cowden of Kingsport, TN; two brothers, Kenneth Marshall of Bluff City, TN, and Olis Marshall of Butler, TN; her nieces and nephews; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at Southside Baptist Church. Interment was at Bonaventure Cemetery by Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors.

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GILLILAND, Floyd
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA: Floyd W. Gilliland, 66, died July 31, 2011 at his residence. He was born September 8, 1944 in Phenix City, AL to Clinton Ray Gilliland, Sr. and Avie Evelynn Burkhalter Gilliland. He served in Army National Guard. He is survived by his children, Beth Gilliland of Atlanta, and Mark Gilliland of Phenix City, AL; his mother, Avie Evelynn Gilliland of Columbus; a sister, Evelynn Gilliland of Phenix City, AL; five brothers, Ben Gilliland of West, MS, and Harry Gilliland, Jerry Gilliland, Larry Gilliland, and Clinton Ray Gilliland, all of Phenix City, AL; 4 grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Amy Gilliland; and his father. Interment was at Lakeview Memory Gardens under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary.

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GINN, Mildred
NEWNAN, GEORGIA: Mildred Ginn passed away January 8, 2004. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Genevia Steele and James Powers of Hampton, and Jessie and Wendell Johns of Carlsbad, NM; a brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Wanda Meeker of Azela, TX; her grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. Interment was at Holly Hill Memorial Park under the direction of Parrott Funeral Home.

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GLASPER, John Willie, Jr.
JEFFERSON, GEORGIA: John Willie Glasper, Jr., 54, died December 31, 1999. He was born June 14, 1943 to the late John Willie Glasper, Sr. and Emma Lee Glasper. He was a farmer. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Casey Glasper; a daughter, Pauline Annette Glasper of Gainesville; two brothers, Homer Glasper and Robert Glasper, both of Gainesville; and a sister, Rosa Mae Glasper of Jefferson. Interment was at Gum Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Evans Funeral Home.

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GOLD, Jacob
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Jacob Gold died October 9, 1922. He was born July 26, 1871 in Russia to Philip Gold and Tillie Gold. He was married. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Greenberg and Bond Co.

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GOLDFARB, Inez
POWDER SPRINGS, GEORGIA: Inez Reeves Goldfarb, 91, died April 10, 2009. She was born October 28, 1917 to the late Marcus Henry and Sallie Gibbs Reeves. She and her husband formerly operated restaurants in Hollywood, Miami, and Fort Lauderdale. She had lived in Powder Springs for the past 23 years, and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Survivors include two daughters, Bettye Williamson of Powder Springs, and Sarah Foster of Peachtree City; a sister, Lella Stephens of Powder Springs; 4 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Goldfarb. Interment was at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Paulk Funeral Home.

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GOLDSTEIN, Roslyn
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Roslyn Goldstein, 85, died April 19, 2009. She was a member of Hadassah and the Ahavath Achim Synagogue Sisterhood. She enjoyed bowling, canasta, and mahjong. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Philip Goldstein; a son and daughter-in-law, Howard and Suzanne Goldstein of Atlanta; a brother-in-law, Ronald Weintraub; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Leslie Weintraub. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care.

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GORDON, Annie
POWDER SPRINGS, GEORGIA: Annie Mary Gordon, 91, died January 6, 2006. She was born September 14, 1914 in Douglas County, GA. She was a retired spinner for Coats and Clark, Inc. Survivors include her second cousins, Billy Elsberry of Dallas, GA, and Thomas Elsberry of Powder Springs. Interment was at the Powder Springs Church of God of Prophecy Cemetery under the direction of Bellamy Funeral Home.

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GORDON, Henrietta
BLAKELY, GEORGIA: Henrietta Oleta Gordon, 95, died March 8, 2010 at her home. She was born September 2, 1914 in Burnt House, WV to Winfield and Bernice Crummett Westfall. Survivors include four sons, Gary (Shirley) Higginbotham of Blakely, Lloyd (Barbara) Higginbotham of Bradenton, FL, Charles (Donna) Higginbotham of Williamstown, WV, and Willard (Bonnie) Jenkins of Wintersville, OH; a stepdaughter, Norma Jean Echard of Harrisville, WV; 18 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fenton Robert Gordon; a son, Donovan Higginbotham; her stepsons, Robert, Dale, Ernest, Ralph, and Wayne Jenkins; her parents; and a brother, Doil Westfall. Interment was at King Knob Cemetery in Ritchie County, WV by Raiguel Funeral Home.

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GOSWICK, Louise
ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA: Louise Lackey Abercrombie Goswick died December 17, 2006. She was born September 10, 1919 to Smith and Lena Lackey. She was a former Alpharetta City Clerk, and also worked for Georgia Power. Survivors include a daughter, Beverly (Eddie) Sullivan; a son-in-law, Gene Hollifield; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; a niece; and two nephews. She was preceded in death by two husbands, James H. Abercrombie and Hugh Goswick; a daughter, Brenda A. Hollifield; her parents; and a sister, Margaret L. Haney. Interment was at the Alpharetta City Cemetery with arrangements by Northside Chapel Funeral Directors.

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GOTTHELF, Lee
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Lee Gotthelf, 59, died February 1, 2011. He was a jeweler in Atlanta for over 30 years. He was a a native of Jackson, MS. Survivors include his wife, Ann; his mother, Beatrice; and a brother, Bill. Services were held at Beth Israel Congregation. Burial was at Beth Israel Cemetery under the direction of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home of Jackson, MS.

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GRANT, Allah
ALBANY, GEORGIA: Allah Mae Grant died July 4, 1990. She was a native of West Monroe, LA. She was a former resident of Bonifay, FL for 50 years, where she was a member of the 1st Baptist Church and the Bonifay Garden Circle, and a charter member of the Bonifay Book Club. Survivors include a daughter, Delores G. Tilley of Albany; 2 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Bonifay Cemetery in Bonifay, FL with arrangements by Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Home.

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GRANT, Marie
ALBANY, GEORGIA: Marie Patmon Grant, 78, died August 27, 1991. She was a native of Clay County, and was a member of Cray's Chapel C.M.E. Church. Survivors include a daughter, Lula Grant; a brother, Marcellus Wade; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at Cray's Chapel C.M.E. Church. Burial was at Emanuel A.M.E. Church Cemetery in Fort Gaines under the direction of Meadows Funeral Home.

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GREENE, Rodney
ACWORTH, GEORGIA: Rodney Lamar Greene, 41, died September 15, 2003 in Georgia. He was born May 1, 1962 in Myrtle Beach to Robert and Charlotte DeKine Greene. He had worked for the City of Myrtle Beach, and was a Jehovah's Witness. He is survived his wife, Millicent Chestnut Greene; his stepchildren, McKinley Drakeford III. Jotasha Chestnut and Monique Drakeford, all of Acworth; his parents, of Myrtle Beach, SC; a brother, Ronald Greene; and two sisters, Melissa Greene Givens and Robertha Greene Tyson. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Myrtle Beach, SC. Arrangements were handled by Wilds Funeral Home of Georgetown, SC.

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GREENE, Spann
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA: Spann H. Greene, 89, died November 22, 2008. He attended Trinity Baptist Church. He is survived by a brother, Charles Greene; his nieces and nephews; a great-nephew; and a lifelong friend, Peggy Quattlebaum. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Agnes Greene. Interment was at Hillcrest Memorial Park under the direction of Platt's Funeral Home.

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GREER, Annie
MERIWETHER COUNTY, GEORGIA: Annie O. Greer died February 3, 1959. She was born May 25, 1889. She was survived by her husband, Horace Greer. Burial was at Greer Cemetery.

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GRIFFIN, George B.
COLLEGE PARK, GEORGIA: George Basil Griffin, 51, died October 20, 1968. He was a native of Nassau, Bahamas. He had been a chief ground training instructor at Delta Airlines. He lived in College Park for 15 years, and was a former 30-year resident of Miami, FL. He was a Mason. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Sandra Cook of Forest Park; his mother, Mrs. Catherine M. Griffin of Miami; two sisters, Catherine Reid and Joan West; and a granddaughter. Interment with Masonic rites was at Woodlawn Park Cemetery by Gerhardt Funeral Home.

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GROOMS, Virginia
ST. MARYS, GEORGIA: Virginia M. Grooms, 85, died April 27, 2012 at Quality Health Nursing Home in Fernandina Beach, FL. She was born January 28, 1927 to Dewitt and Jennie Mae Roberts. She was a former resident of Charleston, SC, and had lived in Camden County for a year. She was a Methodist, and enjoyed cooking, sewing and animals. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Linda Grooms of St. Marys; and her Lab, Buster. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Paul Grooms; and her parents. Entombment was at Holy Cross Cemetery in Charleston with arrangements by Allison Memorial Chapel.

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GROSSWALD, Esther
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Esther Misrie Grosswald, 95, died July 1, 2010. She was the daughter of Israel and Rose Misrie. She and her husband operated a children's clothing store in Charlotte, NC, and later ran a consumer electronics business with their children in Atlanta. She was a member of Congregation Or VeShalom and its Sisterhood, Hadassah, City of Hope, and B'nai Brith. She was of Syrian descent, and passed down Sephardic traditions to her descendants. She enjoyed traveling, playing cards, exercising, and taking part in activities at the Benson Senior Center. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Ira Madans of Atlanta; her sons and daughters-in-law, Rael and Vicki Grosswald, Morton and Sara Grosswald and son Richard Grosswald, all of Atlanta; a brother, Max Massey of Miami, FL; a sister, Millie Linaido of Richmond, VA; 11 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Grosswald; and a daughter-in-law, Judy Grosswald. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care.

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GUNBY, Vicki
THOMSON, GEORGIA: Vicki L. Gunby, 54, died October 21, 2009. She was born November 30, 1954. Survivors include six brothers, Bob Gunby, Joe Gunby, Clay Gunby, Donnie Gunby, James Gunby, and Craig Gunby, all of Thomson. She was preceded in death by a brother, Freddy Gunby. Arrangements were entrusted to Curtis Funeral Home.

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HACKLE, Lois
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: Lois L. Hackle, 81, died October 19, 2006. She retired from Levy's Department Store with 31 years of service, and attended Riverside Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Lavon Hackle; a son, Leland A. Powell (Carol) of Statesboro; a stepdaughter, Angela Hubbard (Terry) of Macon; a sister, Evelyn Way (Thomas) of Augusta; 3 granddaughters; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sherri Morris. Burial was at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens by Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors.

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HAINES, Larry
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Larry Warren Haines, 44, died June 8, 1988 at an Atlanta hospital. He was born October 14, 1943. He is survived by a daughter, Diane Haines of Forest Park; his mother, Ola Jones Swartz of Stone Mountain; a brother, Wayne Haines; and a grandson. Interment was at Gaines Cemetery under the direction of Thomas Funeral Home.

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HAND, Hiram
HAZLEHURST, GEORGIA: Rev. Hiram H. Hand, 68, died December 27, 1924. He was born in Appling County, GA on December 22, 1856 to Henry and Rebecca Hesters Hand. He was a farmer and a preacher. He was the husband of Nancy Jane Creamer Hand; and the father of Thomas, Elizabeth and James. Burial was at Mount Zion Cemetery.

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HARDEE, Millie
GLENNVILLE, GEORGIA: Millie Jane Boyette Hardee, 91, died December 12, 2004 at the Tattnall Community Hospital in Reidsville. She was born August 8, 1914. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, William "Billy" and Shirley Hardee of Surrency, and Joe and Diddy Hardee of Orlando, FL; a daughter and son-in-law, Bettye and Mack Phillips of Glennville; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, S.J. Hardee; and a son, Edward Eugene Hardee. Interment was at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery by Swain Funeral Home.

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HARGREAVES, Earl
BAXLEY, GEORGIA: Earl J. Hargreaves died February 4, 1963 at Veterans Hospital in Atlanta. He worked for Seaboard Coast Line Railroad, and was a former resident of Ocala, FL. Survivors include his wife, Carol; and a brother, Jimmy. Services were held at the First Methodist Church of Baxley.

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HARRIE, Phyllis
PORT WENTWORTH, GEORGIA: Phyllis M. Harrie, 54, died August 4, 2002 at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was a former resident of California. There are no known surviving family members. Arrangements were handled by Fountain Funeral Home.

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HARRIS, Sallie
GREENVILLE, GEORGIA: Sallie Harris died in a tornado on March 3, 1893. Burial was at Methodist Hill Cemetery.

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HEDGECOCK, Laban
MORGANTON, GEORGIA: Laban Hedgecock, 83, died June 17, 2008. He was born October 3, 1924 to the late John Peter Hedgecock and Gertrude Beaver Hedgecock. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Virginia and Lawrence Beaver of Morganton, Frances and John C. Foster, and Peggy and Thomas Mashburn; his sons, Harold Hedgecock and Rickey Hedgecock, all of Blairsville; a sister, Shirley Lackey of Blairsville; a brother, Robert Hedgecock of Tennessee; 12 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Iva Lee Ledford Hedgecock; a daughter, Joe Ann Hedgecock; a grandson, Matthew Mashburn; a granddaughter, Rosetta Hedgecock; two sisters, Margie Wells, and Cecile Parris; and six brothers, Oscar, Marvin, Horace, Hoyt, Bill, and Buford Hedgecock. Interment was at Mount Olivet Baptist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Cochran Funeral Home.

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HELMS, Melva
WINSTON, GEORGIA: Melva Rae Helms, 86, died March 10, 2006. She was born February 12, 1920 in Haralson County, GA to Virgil and Savannah Clinton Barber. She retired from Sears & Roebuck, and was a member of Pray's Mill Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Robin Woods of Winston; a sister, Evelyn Crumpton of Riverdale, GA; 5 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Edward Helms, Sr.; and her parents. Interment was at Sunrise Memorial Gardens under the direction of Hightower's Memorial Chapel.

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HELTON, Jakob
LaFAYETTE, GEORGIA: Jakob Hamilton Helton, 56, died April 4, 1923. He was the son of Larkin Helton; and the husband of Mary Helton. Interment was at LaFayette Cemetery.

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HENSLEY, Georgia
CALHOUN, GEORGIA: Georgia M. Jo Hensley, 69, died December 2, 2009. She retired from Shaw Industries, and attended Northside Church of Christ. She enjoyed gardening. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Bill Hensley; two daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Rusty Hopper of Calhoun, and Kim and Rodney Holcomb of Resaca; 2 grandchildren; Lauren Hopper and Tori Hopper of Calhoun; her siblings, Clayta Crider, Lois Crump, Rosemary McDougle, Orba Jean Holcomb, Tom Priest, Earl Priest, Steve Priest and Raymond Priest; and a close friend, Brenda Cina. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Lola Mae Priest; and three brothers, Buck Priest, Danny Priest, and Gary Priest. Services were held at Northside Church of Christ. Arrangements were handled by Ponders Funeral Home.

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HERMAN, Harold G.
THOMASVILLE, GEORGIA: Harold George Herman, 89, died November 30, 2008. He was born August 2, 1919 to the late Arthur Herman and Minnie Vonder Osten. He was a former yard master with the Long Island Railroad, and retired as a warrant officer in the U.S. Army Reserve. He attended Christ Community Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the VFW. He is survived by his wife, Lucille Granier Herman; three sons, Harold Herman of Tallahassee, FL, Kenneth Herman of Oak Beach, NY, and Gary Herman of Huntington, NY; a sister, Valerie Willis of Pinellas, FL; 6 grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Constance Herman; and three brothers, James Herman, Arthur Herman and Warren Herman. Interment was at Serenity Gardens in Largo, FL by Allen and Allen Funeral Home.

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HESSON, Norma Mae
YOUNG HARRIS, GEORGIA: Norma Mae Hesson, 83, died February 16, 2007. She was born March 18, 1923 to the late Wilson Ward and Ruby Edwards Ward. She was a member of Hiawassee Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, Leo Hesson; her daughters, Joy Hesson of Blairsville, Judy and Russ Magowan of Cumming, and Jacquie Faucett of Duluth; a sister, Ruth Adkins of Rome, OH; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Kimball Ward and Baxter Ward; and a sister, Mary Evelyn Thompson. Interment was at Laurel Hills Memorial Gardens by Cochran Funeral Home.

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HILL, Evelyn
SENOIA, GEORGIA: Evelyn Martha Brown Hill, 78, died December 30, 2003 at the Newnan Hospital. She was born April 8, 1912 in Coweta County to Hugh and Jule Brandenburg Brown. She had worked at Big Star Grocery, and was a member of Senoia United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Karen F. East (Larry) of Senoia; a brother, Harold Brown of Fayetteville; and 2 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, William P. Hill. Interment was at the Senoia City Cemetery under the direction of McKoon Funeral Home.

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HILL, Paul G.
WAYCROSS, GEORGIA: Paul Gordon Hill died July 5, 1952. He worked for Hercules Powder Company, and was a member of Central Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Christine Hill; and a sister, Mrs. Karl Porter of Waycross. Interment was at Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Mincy Funeral Home.

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HIRSCH, David
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: David Hirsch, 93, died June 7, 2009 at his residence. He was born February 25, 1916 in Savannah to the late Samuel and Annie Hirsch. He and his wife owned the original Steak House on Victory Drive for over 25 years, and he was known for his steakhouse cheese spread. He is survived by three sons, Carl M. Hirsch (Lee), Alvin S. Hirsch (Kay), and Marvin R. Hirsch (Barbara); two brothers, Julian Hirsch and Harold Hirsch; three sisters, Sonya Diamond, Irene Baker, and Bessie Friedman (Lou); 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; his close friend, Bill Hendrix; and his caretaker, Sonya Takats. He was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Celia Scheer Hirsch. Interment was at Bonaventure Cemetery.

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HISLIP, Mary
BUFORD, GEORGIA: Mary Davis Hislip, 81, died November 14, 2005. She was born in Dawson, GA. She was a retired sales clerk and a member of West Buford Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Henry H. Hislip; a son, Daniel (Kathy) Hislip of Barrington, IL; her daughters, Patricia (Clarence) Wallace of Buford, and Barbara A. Cate of Dacula; a brother, Charles Davis of Jacksonville, FL; her sisters, Julie Weatherby of Martinez, Ruth Willis of Albany, Ruby Culpepper of Phenix City, AL, Dorothy Fussell of Jacksonville, FL, and Lillian Ramsey and Martha Sherman, both of Columbus, GA; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Flanigan Funeral Home.

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HOFFMAN, Lynn
BALDWIN, GEORGIA: Lynn C. Hoffman, 62, died June 9, 2004. He was born August 28, 1941 in Washington, DC to the late William and Emma Wilson Hoffman. He was a store manager at Circle K in Baldwin, and was of the Methodist faith. He is survived by a brother, William Hoffman III of Germany; a sister, Barbara LeBaron of Baldwin; a half-sister, Roberta "Birdie" Kelly of Maine; a stepsister, Lee Vass of Virginia; and several nephews. Cremation arrangements were handled by McGahee-Griffin and Stewart Funeral Home.

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HOLTON, Charles
ELLAVILLE, GEORGIA: Charles W. Holton, 74, died November 17, 1997 at Sumter Regional Hospital in Americus. He was born March 23, 1923. He was a truck driver, farmer, and mechanic. He served in the U.S. Army for 21 years, and was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the AARP. He is survived by his wife, Norma Holton; two sons, Louis A. Holton of Ellaville, and Howell Holton of Enid, OK; and 2 grandchildren. Interment with military honors was at Andersonville National Cemetery under the direction of Giddens Funeral Home. Note: One record shows him as having served in the Air Force.

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HOSEA, Marion
SMYRNA, GEORGIA: Marion Virginia Hosea, 79, died May 18, 2007. She was born April 8, 1928. She retired from Chevron with over 30 years of service, and attended Tillman United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, J.D. Hosea; a daughter and son-in-law, Marsha and Robert Crowe of Marietta; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at East Shadow Lawn Cemetery in Lawrenceville under the direction of Carmichael Funeral Home.

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HOUSTON, Theresa
DECATUR, GEORGIA: Theresa "Terri" Mercer Houston, 36, died December 12, 1999 at South Fulton Medical Center. She was a native of Jackson County, FL. She had worked as a secretary for Westinghouse in Pensacola, FL. Survivors include her mother, Myrtle Mercer of Dothan, AL; a sister, Janet (Craig) Nitsche of Daleville, AL; and a brother, Robert (Lori) Mercer of Birmingham. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert L. "Bob" Mercer; and a brother, Jeffery Mercer. Interment was at Dellwood Baptist Cemetery with arrangements by James and James Funeral Home of Marianna, FL.

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HOWARD, Margaret
CHATSWORTH, GEORGIA: Margaret Bray Howard, 82, died May 7, 1988 at her home. Survivors include two sons, Jesse Howard of Powder Springs and W.T. Howard, Jr. of Acworth; three daughters, Mrs. Margie (Pat) McMichen of Calhoun, Mrs. Betty Newman of Acworth, and Mrs. Jewell F. Bowers of Marietta; a brother, Arnold Bray of Plainville; three sisters, Mrs. Billie Newman of Hendersonville, Mrs. Clifton Barnes of Cedartown, and Mrs. Lou Hart of Chattanooga; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at the Church of God Union Assembly in Dalton. Burial was at West Hill Cemetery.

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HUFFMAN, Lester
RINGGOLD, GEORGIA: Lester Langdon Huffman, 90, died January 18, 2000 at a local health care facility. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in Atlanta after 36 years of service. He was a native of Asheville, NC, and had lived in the Ringgold area for 19 years. He was a member and deacon of Friendship Primitive Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Mann Huffman; a daughter, Virginia Hildreth of Ringgold; two sons, Elder Langdon E. Huffman of Rome, and David L. Huffman of Memphis, TN; a sister, Mary Flowers of Rome; two brothers, Arnold Huffman of Greensboro, NC, and Elder Orvin Huffman of Ocean Springs, MS; 8 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Friendship Primitive Baptist Church. Interment was at Anderson Memorial Gardens under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home.

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HULL, James
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: James Gibson Hull, 95, died May 7, 2010 at his home in Atlanta. He was the son of the late Mercer and Byrd Hull. He was a graduate of the University of Georgia, and earned an M.B.A. degree from Northwestern University. He retired from Merrill Lynch after over 40 years of service as vice-president of the Southeastern Division. He served as a general's aide in the U.S. Army during World War II, and took part in the liberation of the Mauthausen concentration camp. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Barbara Selman Hull; a niece, Robey Frache and her two children; a nephew, Selman Watson; his cousins; and his friends. Services were held at the First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta. Arrangements were handled by by H.M. Patterson and Son Arlington Chapel.

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JABALEY, Adele
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Adele M. Jabaley, 88, died October 9, 2003. She was a native of Atlanta. She was one of the first women to work as a buyer for Davison's Department Stores, and had been a member of St. John's Melkite Catholic Church for over 50 years. Survivors include a sister, Rachael J. BouEid; 15 nieces and nephews; her great-nieces and great-nephews; five caregivers; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at St. John's Melkite Catholic Church. Interment was at Westview Cemetery with arrangements by H.M. Patterson and Son Spring Hill Chapel.

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JACKSON, Connie
CARROLLTON, GEORGIA: Connie Mae Jackson, 91, died July 31, 2005 at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton. She was born January 29, 1914 in Carroll County, GA to Robert L. and Laura Morris Jacobs. She retired from Sewell's, and was a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church. She is survived by three daughters, Dorothy (Paul) Butler and Polona (Billy) Jeter, all of Carrollton, and Betty Sue (Roderick) Wilson of Bremen; a son, Jimmy (Annette) Jackson of Abbeville, SC; 13 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Jackson; her parents; two sisters; six brothers; two grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Services were held at Indian Creek Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Rainwater Funeral Home.

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JACKSON, Lee A., Sr.
NEWNAN, GEORGIA: Lee Andrew Jackson, Sr. died February 28, 2008. He was born April 16, 1922 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jackson. He served 15 years with the civil service, and retired from The U.S. Army after 20 years. He also worked for 9 years with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. For 20 years, he was head deacon at the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Rosa Woodruff Jackson; a son, Lee Andrew Jackson, Jr. of Sherman Oaks, CA; two sisters; his nieces and nephews; his cousins; and other relatives and friends. Arrangements were entrusted to Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home.

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JAKE, James W.
COLLEGE PARK, GEORGIA: James W. Jake, 52, died February 9, 1978 at Dekalb General Hospital in Decatur. He was born in Atlanta. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of North Druid Hills Christian Church. Survivors include his wife, Aleen Taylor Jake; two sons, Charles A. Griffin and John C. Griffin; four daughters, Teresa Bragg, Yvonne Gore, Karen White and Susan Head; a sister, Ruth Hubert; 8 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at the Powder Springs Church of God of Prophecy Cemetery by Ward Funeral Home.

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JAMES, Gertrude
WAYCROSS, GEORGIA: Gertrude Cardel Patterson James, 90, died April 17, 2005 at Baptist Village. She was born March 11, 1915 in Waycross to Alexander H. and Ruby Saunders Patterson. She had worked as a bookkeeper for Wilbur James Tire and Battery. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, the Pythian Sisters and the Order of the Eastern Star, and was a former Pink Lady at Satilla Regional Medical Center. Survivors include a son, Zan James (Elayne) of Arlington, TX; two daughters, Paula James of Albuquerque, NM, and Janice Pound (Bobby) of Titusville, FL; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Wilkins James; her parents; a brother; and two sisters. Services were held at Trinity United Methodist Church. Interment was at Oakland Cemetery in Waycross under the direction of Music Funeral Home.

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JARRELL, Margaret
CEDARTOWN, GEORGIA: Margaret Entrekin Jarrell, 81, died February 4, 1984 at the Polk County Nursing Home. She was born July 29, 1902 in Carroll County. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Hershel Lester; a son, Eugene Jarrell; two sisters, Mrs. Patricia Sullins, and Mrs. Ruby Lyle of Carrolton; two brothers, Felix Entrekin and Amos Entrekin; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Waco Baptist Church Cemetery in Haralson County under the direction of Litesey Funeral Home.

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JOHNSEY, V.A.
ALBANY, GEORGIA: Virgil A. Johnsey, 61, died October 17, 1982. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a member of the VFW. He attended Faith Baptist Church. He was a native of Dora, AL, and had been living in Albany for 10 years. Surviving family members include his wife, Addie Peak Johnsey; a son, Alvin Johnsey; two stepsons, Forrest Russell and Elwood Russell; a sister, Mrs. Clyde Paul; and a grandson. Interment was at Crown Hill Cemetery under the direction of Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Home.

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JOHNSON, George
DAWSON, GEORGIA: George Wilbur Johnson, 72, died February 6, 1988. He was a retired farmer. He was a native of Eaton, CO, and had lived in Dawson for 37 years. He was a past president of the Farm Bureau. He was a member of the Dawson Presbyterian Church, where he had served as a deacon and elder. He is survived by two daughters, Elaine Wynegar of Seabrook, TX, and Eldyne Gray of Los Angeles, CA; three sisters, Helen Nix of Eaton, CO, Margaret Hage of Newellton, LA, and Lucille Hendrickson of Greeley, CO; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at Dawson Presbyterian Church. Interment was at Cedar Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Harvey Funeral Home.

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JOHNSON, Lula
MACON, GEORGIA: Lula Florine Johnson, 82, died January 1, 2010. She was born September 26, 1927 to the late John and Mary Adkins Parker. Surviving family members include her children, Bernice Stevens, Darlene Johnson, and William Johnson, Jr., all of Macon; 7 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Johnson, Sr. Interment was at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Hart's Mortuary and Crematory.

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JOHNSON, Robert
MERIWETHER COUNTY, GEORGIA: Robert Johnson died January 18, 1948. He was born August 3, 1895. He was a World War I veteran. Burial was at Branch Hebron Cemetery.

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JONES, Charlie
ROSSVILLE, GEORGIA: Charlie E. Jones, 29, died February 9, 1991 at an Atlanta hospital. He attended Philadelphia Baptist Church, and was a member of the A.M.A. Racing Motorcycle Club. He is survived by his parents, Russell "Bud" and Sue Jones; a brother, Lebron Jones of Ringgold; a grandmother, Ettie Lou Jones of Fort Oglethorpe; his aunts and uncles; a nephew; a niece; and his cousins. Interment was at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park under the direction of the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home.

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JONES, Houston H.
VALDOSTA, GEORGIA: Houston Henry Jones, 49, died August 10, 1991 in Lake Park, GA. He was a native of Houston County, AL, and had formerly lived in Holmes County, FL. Survivors include his wife, Maxine Plair Jones; five sons, Marcus Jones of Tampa, FL, and Steven Jones, Brian Jones, David Jones and Brad Jones, all of Valdosta; his parents, Victor and Ruth Jones of Bonifay, FL; three sisters, Neva Kent of Cottondale, FL, and Margaret Quattlebaum and Sybil Steverson, both of Bonifay, FL; two brothers, Royce Jones of Dothan, AL and Revel Jones of Bonifay, FL; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at the Little Rock Church Cemetery by Peel Funeral Home of Bonifay, FL.

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JONES, Zoretta
DECATUR, GEORGIA: Services for Zoretta Battles Jones were held October 24, 2008. Cremation arrangements were handled by Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home.

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JORDAN, Louis
ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA: Louis Timothy Jordan, 33, died February 3, 1986. He was an export lumber sales representative. Survivors include his wife, Julie Rigg Jordan; a son, Matthew R. Jordan of Alpharetta; his mother, Albertine Jordan of Conway, SC; three brothers, Dr. John M. Jordan of Jackson, MS, Arthur V. Jordan, Jr. of Manning, SC, and David Gary Jordan of Conway; and a sister, Sandra Coker of Manning, SC. Services were held at the Alpharetta First United Methodist Church. Interment was at Greenlawn Cemetery under the direction of Alpharetta Funeral Home.

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KALWEIT, Dinah
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA: Dinah L. Kalweit died April 10, 2002. She was born February 27, 1967 to James P. Kelley and JoAnn Brookshire. She attended Glenn Anthony Baptist Church. She is survived by her mother-in-law, Rotraut Kalweit of Columbus; her aunts and uncles; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father-in-law, Albert C. Kalweit. Burial was at Evergreen Memory Gardens under the direction of Vance Memorial Chapel of Phenix City, AL.

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KESSLER, Beatrice
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Beatrice Kessler, 91, died May 17, 2008. She is survived by a son, Jerry Kessler of Atlanta; two sisters-in-law, Lois Macks of Baltimore, MD and Lenore Kessler of Cleveland, OH; her nieces and nephews; a friend, Kenny Franks of Atlanta; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Seymour Kessler; and a son, Walt Kessler. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care.

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KIERBOW, Willard
CARROLLTON, GEORGIA: Willard Carlos Kierbow, 87, died August 23, 2006. He was born on December 20, 1918 in Carroll County, GA to Van Kierbow and Lela Parker Kierbow. He was a retired truck driver for Alpine Gas Company, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Elsie Montest Sullivan Kierbow; three children, Judy Morrow of Temple, and Cary and Sandra Kierbow and James and Mary Kierbow, all of Carrollton; 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Troy Kierbow; and his parents. Interment was at Pleasant View Cemetery by Hightower Funeral Home.

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KIMSEY, Florence
ELLIJAY, GEORGIA: Florence W. Kimsey, 96, died March 30, 2008. She was born October 27,1911 to Pink and Docia Weaver. She was a textile worker. She is survived by three sisters, Ruby Mooney of Clarksville, and Evelyn Knight and Bertha Newberry, both of Ellijay; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ross Kimsey; a son, Gary Kimsey; and her parents. Interment was at Tickanetley Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Bernhardt Funeral Home.

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KULL, Leon
BRASELTON, GEORGIA: Leon Peter Kull, 86, died January 8, 2011. He was born June 29, 1924. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy, and was a member of the VFW and the USS LCI National Association. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Survivors include his daughters, Anne Adams (Ron) of Lawrenceville, and Linda Kent (Robert) and Terry Heath, all of Loganville; a son, Joe Kull (Kathy) of Braselton; a brother Eugene McVey (Mary Alice) of Delaware; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; his cousins; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton under the direction of Lawson Funeral Home.

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LAGUE, Loretta
JESUP, GEORGIA: Loretta Jane Drawdy Robin Lague, 69, died December 8, 2009 at her home. She was born February 26, 1940 in Brunswick, GA to Robert B. Drawdy. Sr. and Pearl R. Story Giddens. She had been a textile mill worker in Woonsocket, RI, and was a Baptist. She is survived by four children, Roger R. Lague and Tina L. Lague both, of Long Island, NY, and Patricia "Sissy" and William "Bill" Robin, both of Rhode Island; her mother, of Tampa, FL; a brother, Ronald A. Drawdy of Tampa, FL; two sisters, Carol A. Fetter of Kitts Hill, OH, and Shirley J. Grossenbacher of Florida; 7 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Lague; and her father. Cremation arrangements were handled by Frye Funeral Home.

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LAMB, William D.
MARIETTA, GEORGIA: William D. Lamb, 81, died November 14, 1983 in Marietta. He was a retired vice president of the Central Ohio Paper Co., and was a former longtime resident of Mount Lebanon, PA. He was a Mason, and formerly served on the board of directors at the Mount Lebanon United Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor V. Lamb; and a daughter, Nancy Albright of Marietta. Services were held at the Mount Lebanon United Lutheran Church. Interment was at Greenlawn Cemetery in Columbus, OH.

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LAND, Dixie
ROME, GEORGIA: Dixie Hice Land died June 13, 1959 at her residence. She was born April 29, 1897 in Fannin County, GA to Thomas W. and Addie Callahan Hice. She was survived by her husband, Napoleon V. Land; a son, J.B. Land; a daughter, Mozell Land; two brothers, Luther Hice and Arthur W. Hice; a sister, Mrs. J.R. Clayton; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Friendship Baptist Church. Interment was at East View Cemetery.

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LANE, Minnie
PEMBROKE, GEORGIA: Minnie Louise Lane, 37, died April 30, 1923. She was born March 17, 1886 in Bryan County to Zachariah T. Ennis and Margaret Clanton. She was the wife of Charles V. Lane. Burial was at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery.

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LANHAM, Melvin
ARAGON, GEORGIA: Melvin Lanham, 77, died February 8, 1986. He was born October 9, 1908 in Polk County to Gus and Sally Smith Lanham. Survivors include a brother, Rev. Lester Lanham of Aragon; 11 nieces; and 11 nephews. Interment was at the Aragon Cemetery under the direction of Freeman Harris Funeral Home.

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LANTIS, Nancy
LAKELAND, GEORGIA: Nancy Jewell Lantis, 64, died March 12, 2006. She was born February 15, 1942 in Lanier County to Mack L. and Rachel S. Burkhalter. She was a registered nurse at South Georgia Medical Center for 19 years, and was of the Methodist faith. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Duane and Missy Lantis of Lakeland; a daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Russell Melligan of Lakeland; a brother, James Earl Burkhalter of Douglasville; three sisters, Eunice Massey of Broken Arrow, OK, and Marge Hilborn and Jean Abrahamsen, both of Lakeland; a sister-in-law, Nancy Burkhalter of Rydal; 5 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, McDonald Burkhalter; and her parents. Services were held at Lakeland United Methodist Church. Burial was at Greenlawn Cemetery with arrangements by Music Funeral Services.

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LAWRENCE, Margaret
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Funeral services for Margaret Lawrence were held February 11, 2009 at Emmanuel Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Isiah Lawrence; a daughter, Zora Paulk; a grandson; a great-grandson; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at South View Cemetery under the direction of Goolsby Mortuary.

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LEET, Helen
DEMOREST, GEORGIA: Helen C. Leet, 97, died August 24, 2002 at her home. She was born May 13, 1905 in Chrisman, IL to Harry and Gertrude Boling Storm. She helped organize the Habersham County Medical Center Auxiliary. She was a member of the Demorest Methodist Congregational Federated Church and the Demorest Women's Club. She is survived by two daughters, Sara Fink of Demorest and Linda S. Leet of Hollywood, MI; and a grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Luke Leet; and a son, John Lawrence "Larry" Leet. Services were held at the Demorest Methodist Congregational Federated Church. Interment was at Yonah Memorial Gardens by Whitfield Funeral Home.

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LEONARD, Evelyn
PELHAM, GEORGIA: Evelyn Leonard, 75, died October 26, 1984. She retired from the restaurant industry, and was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church. She was a native of Troy. She was survived by a daughter, Hilda Piland of Pelham; a son, A.B. Brant of Summerville, SC; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Pinecrest Memory Gardens with arrangements by Braswell Funeral Home.

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LeSUEUR, Doran
PLAINS, GEORGIA: Doran D. LeSueur, 45, died December 6, 2010 in Plains. He had worked at the Grehound Bus Station in Albany, GA, and was a member of Christian Center International in Atlanta. He was a former Holly Springs resident. Survivors include his mother, Annie Seal Martin LeSueur of Byhalia; three brothers, Artis LeSueur of Jackson, Frank LeSueur of Hinesville, and Derrick LeSueur of Whiteville, TN; and four sisters, Melissa Hunt of Holly Springs, Wilma Parker of Hinesville, Maresa Alexander of Bolton, and Michelle LeSueur of Cincinnati, OH. Services were held at Christ Temple Church of God In Christ in Holly Springs. Burial was at the LeSueur Cemetery by J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home.

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LEWIS, Mamie
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Mamie Lewis, 25, died November 10, 1928. Interment was in Washington, GA under the direction of Hanley Funeral Home.

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LICATA, Marie
LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA: Marie Licata, 86, died March 23, 2009. She was a retired seamstress. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Charlotte Licata of Lawrenceville; a sister, Frances Marone of Florida; and a grandson. Interment was at North Meadowlawn Cemetery in New Port Richey, FL under the direction of Bill Head Funeral Home.

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LINGOLD, Dollie
BARNESVILLE, GEORGIA: Dollie Lingold, 102, died February 13, 2008. She was born June 25, 1905 to the late William Dennis Lingold and Elizabeth Lingold. She was a member of Aldora United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Elise Wilson of Barnesville; 3 grandsons; 10 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery by Williams Funeral Home.

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LOMAX, Carla
FAIRBURN, GEORGIA: Funeral services for Carla Lomax were held April 27, 2009 at World Changers Church International. Survivors include four daughters, Haniah, Miracle, Victoria, and Chayce; four sons, David, Tremico, Darriyn, and Jeremiah; her mother, Mary Lomax; two brothers, Carlos Lomax and Jatona Lomax; four uncles; two great-uncles; a great-aunt; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens by Gus Thornhill's Funeral Home.

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LONARD, Barbara
WARNER ROBINS, GEORGIA: Barbara Jean Lonard, 79, died June 2, 2007. She was born January 4, 1928 in Topeka, KS to Alvin William and Rilla Pearl Frakes Landreth. She worked for the warehouse at Robins Air Force Base with 20 years of service, and had lived in Warner Robins since 1958. She is survived by a son, Kenneth Lonard of Warner Robins; a sister, Maxine Catt; 2 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence I. Lonard. Interment was at the Valley Falls Cemetery in Valley Falls, KS with arrangements by Mercer Funeral Home.

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LOTT, William W.
WEST POINT, GEORGIA: William Walter Lott, 71, died September 15, 2011 at George H. Lanier Memorial Hospital in Valley. He was born December 16, 1939 in Valley to Robert Byrd Lott and Lucile Page Lottt. He retired from the West Point Foundry and Machine Shop with 33 years of service. He attended Roper Heights Baptist Church, where he served as Sunday School superintendent. He enjoyed fishing and going to the farmers' market. Survivors include his wife, Lynda McGrew Lott; two sons, William Ashley Lott of West Point, and Rodney (Carmen) Lott of Lanett; two daughters, C.J. (Jack) Cowart of West Point, and Barbara Lott of Lanett; five brothers, Reuben Lott, John Lott, Joe Lott, Thomas Lott and Charlie Lott; two sisters, Frances Bellivlau and Doris Brumfield; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Bob G. Lott and Richard Lott; and a sister, Nancy Hurst. Services were held at Roper Heights Baptist Church. Interment was at Marseilles Cemetery by McCarthy Funeral Home.

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LYDAY, Lucile
WHIGHAM, GEORGIA: Lucile Ethel Lyday, 90, died November 8, 2011 at Pinewood Nursing Center in Whigham. She was born December 30, 1920 in Phil Campbell, AL to James Barton Weems and Nancy Gossett Weems. She was of the Free Will Baptist faith. She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Clara and Robert "Bill" Maxwell of Whigham; and a brother and sister-in-law, Riley and Mary Weems of Venus. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Lyday; a daughter, Nancy Ann Lyday; and her parents. Interment was at Vista Memorial Gardens in Miami Lakes, FL with arrangements by Allen and Allen Funeral Home.

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