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MADDOX, Linda
HOSCHTON, GEORGIA: Linda Elaine Barrett Maddox, 53, died May 27, 1999. She owned a trading post and flea market, and was a member of Sharon Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons, Mark Lanier Maddox of Jasper, and John Paul Maddox of Hoschton; a sister, Polly Lunceford of Kennesaw; two brothers, Morris Barrett and Kenneth Barrett, both of Kennesaw; a granddaughter; and her nieces and nephews. Burial was at Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Carter Funeral Home.

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MALONE, Ozone
TUNNEL HILL, GEORGIA: Ozone Rider Malone, 85, died January 14, 2008. She was born December 22, 1922. She is survived by her children, Marie and Woodie Orr of Chattanooga, Russell and Shelby Scott of Culman, AL, Richard and Virginia Scott of Clinton, KY, Marian and John Evers of Daytona, FL, Danny and Joyce Scott of Rockford, IL, Linda and Loren Thomas of Hixson, TN, Frankie Honeycutt of Murfreesboro, TN, Jennie and Odie Wall of Douglasville, Joyce and Doyle Shook of Tunnel Hill, and Zoey and Johnny Brown of Villanow; a brother, Charles Garrett of Ider, AL; two sisters, Betty Johnson of Westville, FL, and Jean Herron of Fort Payne, AL; her nieces and nephews; 25 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Polly Rider; her husband, Marvin Malone; a grandchild, Ricky Scott; and a great-grandchild, Jessica Scott. Burial was at Tunnel Hill Cemetery by Julian Peeples Funeral Home.

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MARCHMAN, Margaret
GREENSBORO, GEORGIA: Margaret Amerson Marchman, 81, died August 22, 2008. She was born December 10, 1926 to the late Clinton Edell Amerson and Annie Laura Daniels Amerson. She was a teacher's aide for 20 years and worked with disabled children. She formerly worked for an insurance company in Macon, and studied nursing at the Macon Hospital. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Ray Marchman; four sons, Dan (Tina), Darryl (Katie), Andy (Marcia), and Charles (Jennifer); a daughter, Emily; her grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Johnny, Lester, William, Tommy and Commie Amerson, and Esther Amerson Rainwater; and her parents. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Greensboro. Interment was at Greenview Cemetery under the direction of McCommons Funeral Home.

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MARRONE, Joseph
ALBANY, GEORGIA: Joseph Marrone died December 18, 2009. He was born December 9, 1924. He was a decorated U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and served in the Philippines. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Marrone; a son: Rev. John Warrener and wife Lisa of Albany; four sisters, Anna Weller of New Jersey, Marie Spizzuco of Boca Raton, FL, Beatrice Meli of Manasquan, NJ, and Theresa Board of Maryland; a brother, Alfred Marrone of West Palm Beach, FL; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Crown Hill Cemetery by Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Home.

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MASON, Doris
CALHOUN, GEORGIA: Doris Anderson Mason died October 20, 2006 at Gordon Hospital. She was born November 23, 1927 in Gordon County to the late Garnett C. Anderson and Iola Barrett Anderson. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.B. Mason; two sisters, Sara Mae Evans and Mary Lee Fuller; and five brothers, P.H. Anderson, James Anderson, Bradley Anderson, Willie Anderson, and Billy Anderson. Interment was at Georgia Memorial Park in Marietta under the direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

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MASON, Olive Fay
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Olive Fay Mason died July 29, 1926. She was born April 29, 1926 to Harry and Margaret Griffin Mason. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of undertaker Harry G. Poole.

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MATTHEWS, Janis
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA: Janis Matthews passed away February 14, 2002. She was born June 20, 1918 to the late George Morris and Catherine Whitehead Morris. She attended Kirkland Memorial Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. A.Q. Matthews. Services were held at Kirkland Memorial Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by Vance Memorial Chapel of Phenix City, AL.

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MAZEIKA, Edna
VALDOSTA, GEORGIA: Edna Corine Mazeika, 65, died April 23, 1980 in Valdosta. She was born February 27, 1915. Survivors include her husband, Andrew Mazeika; a sister, Delphia J. Strickland; and a brother, Claud Strickland. Interment was at the Ebro Cemetery in Ebro, FL with arrangements by Peel Funeral Home. Note: One record lists her name as Corine E. Mazeika.

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MAZNICKI, Elizabeth
MOUNT AIRY, GEORGIA: Elizabeth "Betty" Maznicki, 79, died June 29, 2005. She was born May 7, 1926 in Hartford, CT to James Patrick and Elizabeth Reynolds McSweegan. She was a retired registered nurse, and was a former president of the St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary in Athens. She attended St. Mark Catholic Church, and was active with the Rosary Makers' Group and the Ladies' Group. She is survived by her husband, Ted Maznicki; a daughter, Ellen Maznicki of Oakwood; and three sisters, Jane Vitkauskas of Enfield, CT, and Mary Finn and Roselyn Turgeon, both of East Hartford, CT. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Joseph McSweegan. Services were held at St. Mark Catholic Church in Clarkesville. Entombment was at Yonah Memorial Gardens by Whitfield Funeral Home.

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McCARTHERN, Annie
ALBANY, GEORGIA: Annie Lee Culbreth McCarthern, 94, died January 4, 2006 in Cincinnati, OH. She was a Baker County native and a member of New Salem Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Maggie C. McCarthern Gardner of Sylvester, and Ocie B. McCarthern (Leonard) Robinson of Cincinnati, OH; two stepdaughters, Ruth Sallins (John) Jackson of Albany, and Janary Sallins Jones of St. Petersburg, FL; a stepson, Robert Sallins of Atlanta; a son-in-law, Johnny Cutliff of Albany; three sisters-in-law, Lovenia Wright of Seattle, WA, and Mary Stevens and Ocie Marshall, both of Valdosta; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at at New Salem Baptist Church in Baconton. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery by Poteat Funeral Home.

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McCRIMMON, Ann
FITZGERALD, GEORGIA: Ann Smith McCrimmon, 75, died December 22, 2003 at Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald. She was born December 23, 1927 in Coffee County, GA to James and Rebecca Walsh Miller. She owned S&S Grocery in Douglas, and formerly owned Ann's Bait & Tackle in Florida. She was a member of Northside Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Grady McCrimmon; a son, Richard Lionel Hamil of Dublin, GA; a daughter, Cheryl Brown of Fitzgerald; two sisters, Mary Smith and Willadeen Rogers, both of Fitzgerald; two brothers, Johnny Merritt and Cecil Miller, both of Douglas; her grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Larry John Landersheim; and her parents. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery in Coffee County under the direction of Paulk Funeral Home.

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McCULLARS, Jack
MILLEDGEVILLE, GEORGIA: Jack McCullars, 89, died July 29, 2006. He was born December 9, 1916. He was a millwright at Hodges Lumber Company, and also farmed. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended Hardwick Christian Church, and enjoyed old western movies. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Verla S. McCullars; his daughters, Joan Dixon (Sonny) of Gordon, Margie Gutierrez (Matt) of Warner Robins, Pat Lay (Mike) of Nokomis, FL, Jackie Colegrove (Les) of Odessa, FL, and Barrie Kopel (Craig), and Brandi Sheppard (Craig), all of Milledgeville; a son, Bobby McCullars (Patti) of Gordon; 21 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Hardwick Christian Church. Interment was at Baldwin Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Moores Funeral Home.

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McDONALD, Julian
EASTMAN, GEORGIA: Julian H. McDonald died December 25, 1957 in St. Petersburg, FL. He was born January 24, 1894. He was a native of McRae, GA. He was a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Verna Harrell McDonald; a sister, Mrs. John E. Kelly of Charlotte, NC; and three brothers, John D. McDonald of Jacksonville, GA, Walter J. McDonald of Macon, and Gordon McDonald of Brazil. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Eastman. Arrangements in Florida were handled by John S. Rhodes, Inc.

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McELRATH, Emmett J.
RANGER, GEORGIA: Emmett Joe McElrath, 67, died January 8, 1986 in Emerson. He was born January 18, 1918 in Murray County to Alvin A. and Maudie Crook McElrath. Survivors include four brothers, J.R. McElrath of Ranger, Alvin T. McElrath of Emerson, and Arvil P. McElrath and Gordon L. McElrath, both of Cartersville; four sisters, Mrs. Dovie A. McDaniel of Rydal, Mrs. Pearlie Mae Mauldin of Fairmount, Mrs. Mattie Lou Orton of Cartersville, and Mrs. Avilnell Edwards of Adairsville; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Bonnie McElrath of Cartersville; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Marvin McElrath and Clyde McElrath. Interment was at Smyrna Cemetery near Chatsworth by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

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McFARLAND, Mildred
VALDOSTA, GEORGIA: Mildred Miller McFarland died December 20, 2011. She was born November 15, 1928 to Charlie B. Miller, Sr. and Willie Jane Watson. Survivors include five children, Sharon (Paul) Orduna of Omaha, NE, Patricia Harris of Jacksonville, FL, and Willard (Geneasha) McFarland, Jr., Barbara M. McFarland, and Willie J. Jones, all of Valdosta; a brother, Allen J. (Priscilla) Miller of Collinsville, VA; a sister in-law, Leila McFarland of Valdosta; three brothers-in-law, Eddie B. Tucker and Robert Woods of Valdosta, and Jimmy Wiggins of Fort Lauderdale, FL; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard McFarland, Sr.; her parents; a brother, Charlie B. Miller, Jr.; and eight sisters, Cottrie Mae Dykes, Isa Mae Brown, Gladys McClendon, Aretha Henderson, Grace L. Ross, Marjorie Woods, Ruth Johnson, and Willie B. Stewart. Interment was at Sunset Hill Cemetery by Godfrey Funeral Home.

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McGEE, Jesse
MAYSVILLE, GEORGIA: Jesse L. McGee, 69, died December 24, 1999. He was born December 9, 1930 in Ocilla to the late Jesse B. and Rosa Burroughs McGee. He was self-employed. He is survived by his wife, Mavis McGee; three daughters, Sandra Oromero of Kenly, NC, and Janice Webb and Rosalind Bibby, both of Maysville; two sons, Jesse E. McGee of Maysville, and Johnny L. McGee of Orlando, FL; two sisters, Pearl Purvis of Ocilla, and Judy McCook of Broxton; three brothers, Leroy McGee of Plymouth, FL, Herman McGee of Portsmouth, NH, and Odis McGee of Newington, NH; 19 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Odis McGee. Burial was at Sunrise Cemetery under the direction of Ivie Funeral Home.

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McGEHEE, Virginia
MARTINEZ, GEORGIA: Virginia B. McGehee passed away June 28, 2002. She was born April 7, 1914. She attended West Acres Baptist Church. Interment was at Westview Cemetery with arrangements handled by Curtis Funeral Home.

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McINTOSH, Mildred
TIFTON, GEORGIA: Mildred Minter McIntosh, 70, died March 10, 1977. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Tifton, and had been a Tifton resident since 1977. She was survived by her husband, John H. McIntosh, Jr.; a daughter, Judith McIntosh of Tifton; and a sister, Mrs. W.W. Blackstone of La Porte, TX. Interment was at Oak Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

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McKAY, Alzo
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA: Alzo McKay, 59, died May 30, 2010. He was born July 18, 1950 to Alzo McKay and Mary Upshaw. He is survived by his wife, Peggy A. McKay; a daughter, Melissa McKay; two stepsons, Donald Hixon and Ben Hixon; four sisters, Brenda Upshaw, Zelma Upshaw, Pearlie Mae Reynolds, and Connie Scott; three brothers, Norris McKay, Thomas McKay, and Ball McKay; his nieces and nephews; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and other relatives friends. Services were held at Antioch Baptist Church. Arrangements were entrusted to Peoples Funeral Service.

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McKENZIE, Bertha
CANTON, GEORGIA: Bertha Marie McKenzie, 87, died October 11, 2009. She was a Roman Catholic. She is survived by her husband, Harold McKenzie; three sons, Robert McKenzie of Canton, William McKenzie of Havelock, NC, and Kenneth McKenzie of Washington, DC; a sister, Justine Bosshard of New Jersey; and 7 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Nathan McKenzie. Interment was at Macedonia Memorial Park with arrangements by South Canton Funeral Home.

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McKIBBEN, Joyce
LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA: Joyce Fleming McKibben, 77, died December 21, 2008. Survivors include her children, Michael Dennis McKibben of Atlanta, Kathleen Burggraf of Bishop, Richard Jay McKibben of Pine Mountain, and Carolyn Garner and Colleen Davis, both of Lawrenceville; 13 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard J. McKibben; and a son, Matthew Richard McKibben. Services were held at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Buford. Burial was at Gwinnett Memorial Park under the direction of Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel.

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McLARTY, George W.
DALLAS, GEORGIA: George W. McLarty died January 15, 1885. He was born August 30, 1804 in Mecklenburg County, NC. He moved to Georgia in 1832. He was a longtime resident of Doulasville, later moving to Dallas. He was a Mason for 40 years. He had eleven children. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Charity Bates McLarty; a daughter; and five sons. Burial was at the Old Villa Rica Cemetery.

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MINCEY, J.C.
CALHOUN, GEORGIA: Jack Charles Mincey, 66, died January 16, 1986 at Gordon Hospital. He was born December 16, 1919 in Gordon County to Julian and Beulah Mae Smith Mincey. Survivors include his wife, Cora Belle Wilson Mincey; a daughter, Shelia Mitchell of Adairsville; three sons, Mickey Mincey of Fort Bragg, NC, and Mike Mincey and Steve Mincey, both of Calhoun; two stepsons, Travis Walraven and Ronnie Walraven; three stepdaughters, Vonia Womack, Elaine Kent, and Billie Jean Womack, all of Adairsville; two sisters, Dorothy Holmes and Ruby Pasley; five brothers, Emory Mincey, Bill Mincey, Randolph Mincey, Billy J. Mincey, and Earl Mincey; 10 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Interment was at Blackwood Springs Cemetery by Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

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MONTALVO, Onelia
MILLEDGEVILLE, GEORGIA: Onelia Montalvo passed away September 30, 2007. She was born August 8, 1923. She was a native of Cuba, and had resided in Milledgeville since the 1960s. She attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Survivors include a sister, Georgina Montalvo of Milledgeville; a nephew, Carlos Montalvo, Jr. of Tallahassee, FL; a niece, Rosy Huff (Steve) of Milledgeville; a great-nephew; and 2 great-nieces. She was preceded in death by a brother, Dr. Carlos Montalvo. Arrangements were handled by Williams Funeral Home and Crematory.

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MOON, Eldred
UNION POINT, GEORGIA: Eldred Powell Moon, 71, died August 24, 2008. She was born March 13, 1937 to the late James Arnie Powell and Thelma Ray Harper Powell. She was a seamstress at Chipman Union, and was a Jehovah's Witness. Survivors include a daughter, Judy Moon Alford (Donny) of Cochran; two brothers, Lamar Powell of Siloam, and Delmus Powell of Greensboro; two sisters, Maizell Merritt of Greensboro, and Ann Cassidy of Brunswick; 2 grandsons; a great-grandson; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Moon; and four siblings, Ida Juanita Hinton, Claude Lee Powell, Hollis Elder Powell, and James N. "Red" Powell. Interment was at Walker Church Cemetery under the direction of McCommons Funeral Home.

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MOONEY, Blanche
DAHLONEGA, GEORGIA: Blanche Mooney, 75, died September 25, 2006. She was the daughter of the late Luther and Sallie Arrendale Mooney. She is survived by a sister, Monnie Tanner of Dahlonega; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Homer and Elvie Mooney, and Hershel and Betty Mooney, all of Dahlonega; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Grace Harkins; and a brother, Hoyt Mooney. Burial was at Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Banister Funeral Home.

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MOOSE, Clyde
TALMO, GEORGIA: Clyde Moose died August 27, 2006. He was the son of the late Ramie and Lois Thomasson Moose. He was a heavy equipment mechanic, and was a Baptist. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Margaret Dockery Moose; three daughters and sons-in-law, Mechelle and Bobby Mayfield of Dahlonega, Shannon and Chester Conrad of Gainesville, and Edessa and Steve Chevalier of Oakwood; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Edward and Juanita Moose of Pendergrass, and Bill Moose of Dahlonega; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Nell and Ray Bearden, and Susie and Richard Dover, all of Dahlonega; 8 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Betty Jean Patterson; and four brothers, James, Carl, Claude and Charlie Moose. Burial was at Town Creek Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Banister Funeral Home.

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MORROW, Maudie
BUCHANAN, GEORGIA: Maudie Irene Morrow, 76, died May 14, 2008. She was born April 13, 1932. Interment was at Baptist Tabernacle Church Cemetery under the direction of Miller Funeral Home.

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MULKEY, Louise
TUNNEL HILL, GEORGIA: Louise Pack Mulkey, 71, died October 14, 2008. She was born January 17, 1937 in Gordon County to Sam and Josephine Hopgood Pack. She is survived by a daughter, Pat Mulkey of Tunnel Hill; two sons and daughters-in-law, Donnie Mulkey and Christy Shephard of Rossville, and Terry and Regina Mulkey of Lake Mary, FL; three sisters, Faye Pack of Saint Simons, and Shirley Weeks and Helen Bailey of Calhoun; three brothers, Jackie Pack, Raymond Pack, and Sam Pack, all of Calhoun; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle William Mulkey; a son, Sammy "J.R." Mulkey; her parents; two sisters, Janie Greeson and Eva Lou Allen Pack; and three brothers, Curtis Pack, Bud Pack, and Gene Pack. Interment was at Crane Eater Cemetery under the direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

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MULLINO, Essie
WAVERLY, GEORGIA: Essie Lee Mullino died July 22, 2005. Survivors include her daughters, Lula Grant, Flora Scott and Florine (James) Baker; and her sons, Julius (Nellie) Mullino, Lloyd (Gloria) Mullino and Mance (Willie) Mullino. Interment was at Rising Daughter Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Myers Funeral Home. Note: One record lists a birth date of May 16, 1910.

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MUSGROVE, Bessie
NASHVILLE, GEORGIA: Bessie Mauldin Musgrove, 98, died January 17, 2010. She was born October 12, 1911. She is survived by her grandchildren, Greg Mauldin, James Mauldin, Jr. and Teena Snell, all of Nashville, and Todd Mauldin and Felton Mauldin of Summerville; 7 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Slim Musgrove; a son, James Edward Mauldin; and a grandson, Henry Willis Mauldin. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery under the direction of Lovein Funeral Home.

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NEARING, Forrest
QUITMAN, GEORGIA: Forrest May Nearing, 76, died December 11, 1979 at the Presbyterian Nursing Home in Quitman. She was a native of Owensboro, KY. She formerly lived in Daytona Beach, FL, and was a retired teacher with the Volusia County School System. Survivors include a stepson, Rev. Dr. Wilson Nearing of Thomasville. Arrangements were handled by Bagett and Summers Funeral Home of Daytona Beach, FL.

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NEELY, Harold
NEWNAN, GEORGIA: Harold Neely died December 22, 2007. He was born December 28, 1931 in Coweta County to O'Neal Neely, Sr. and Mary Ella Neely. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by a brother, O'Neal Neely, Jr. of Newnan; a sister, Mary Virginia Johnson of Atlanta; an aunt, Rachel Neely of Newnan; an uncle, R. H. Neely of Newnan; his cousins; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home.

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NEELEY, Wilton W., Sr.
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA: Wilton Woodrow Neeley, Sr., 74, died July 17, 1991 at his home. He was born in Columbia, SC to Rev. John W. and Ella C. Neeley. He was a retired auditor for the Internal Revenue Service. He attended Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church, where he served as an usher. He was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees #101, the Methodist Men's Club and the National Methodist Campers. He is survived by his wife, Lottie H. Neeley; a daughter, Ann E. Hall of Atlanta; a son, Wilton W. Neeley, Jr. of Charleston, SC; a sister, Corolla N. Stuckey of Bishopville, SC; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church. Interment was at Greenlawn Cemetery in Columbia, SC with arrangements by Poteet Funeral Home.

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NICKELSON, Dennis
BRUNSWICK, GEORGIA: Dennis Robert Nickelson, 51, died April 27, 1990. He was a painter, and was of the Baptist faith. He was a native of Toombs County, and had lived in Brunswick for 3 years. He is survived by his wife, June Nickelson; a son, James K. Nickelson of Brunswick; three sisters, Abbiegail Johnson, Tiny Jones, and Laverne Simmons; and two brothers, D.K. Nickelson and Sedrick Nickelson. Cremation arrangements were handled by Ronnie L. Stewart Funeral Home.

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O'HARA, Robert F.
ROSWELL, GEORGIA: Robert Francis O'Hara, 85, died October 31, 2003. He was born August 15, 1918 in Auburn, NY. He is survived by his wife, Elna O'Hara; his daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanette O'Hara of Roswell, Lydia and Paul Rabinowitz of Sandy Springs, Marina and Edward Hines of Alpharetta, and Kathleen and James Beale of Charlotte, NC; a sister, Barbara Dennis of Auburn, NY; a brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Jenny O'Hara of Auburn, NY; his grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Sandy Springs. Arrangements were handled by Ingram Funeral Home.

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O'ROURKE, Pauline
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Pauline O'Rourke was born and died on November 3, 1924. She was the daughter of George M. and Marian Kirkley O'Rourke. Burial was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of undertaker Harry G. Poole.

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O'SHIELDS, Oudia
SMYRNA, GEORGIA: Oudia Sego O'Shields, 76, died November 18, 2006. She was a member of Green Acres Baptist Church, and was a Shriner Motorette. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Albert O'Shields, Sr.; two daughters and a son-in-law, Donna K. (Sam) Rowe and Deborah Lynn Rowe, all of Smyrna; a son, Albert O'Shields, Jr. of Ellijay; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Georgia Memorial Park Funeral Home.

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PACE, Gilbert
NICHOLSON, GEORGIA: Gilbert Pace, 74, died January 8, 2000. He was born July 12, 1925 in Jackson County to the late William Haynes and Maude Reynolds Pace. He retired from Gold Kist. He is survived by a son, Michael Pace of Nicholson; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and 2 nieces. Interment was at Antioch United Methodist Church Cemetery under the direction of Little-Ward Funeral Home.

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PANARELLI, Claire
ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA: Claire Marion Panarelli, 84, died May 10, 2010. She was a retired federal inspector with the Internal Revenue Service, and was a member of St. Benedict's Catholic Church. She was a native of New York, NY. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Susan M. and Philip Culver of Duluth, GA, and Claire A. and Jerold Gilbert of St. Paul, MN; four sisters, Marilyn Rampp of Texas, Phylicia Marinelli of MD, and Annette Sweeney and Grace Mayewski, both of New Jersey; a brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Mary Diorio of New Jersey; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Adolph A. Panarelli; and a sister, Florence McMahon. Services were held at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Duluth. Arrangements were handled by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home.

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PARSONS, Betty
BISHOP, GEORGIA: Betty Barnett Parsons, 69, died May 25, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Newell and Chessie Dellinger Barnett. She was a retired clerk with the U.S. Postal Service, and worked in Athens and Bishop. She served as the Bishop City Clerk, and was in charge of voter registration. She was also a poll worker. She was a member of Briarwood Baptist Church, and enjoyed collecting dolls. She is survived by her husband, Harold Parsons; her children and their spouses, Ken and Anita Parsons of Bogart, and Clay and Sharon Parsons, Mark and Sandi Parsons, and Tonya Parsons Bell and Jeff Bell, all of Watkinsville; and 11 grandchildren. Services were held at Briarwood Baptist Church. Interment was at Bishop Cemetery by Lord and Stephens Funeral Home.

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PATRICK, Johnnie
QUITMAN, GEORGIA: Johnnie Scott Patrick, 71, died July 5, 2009 at South Georgia Medical Center. She was born September 20, 1937 in Brooks County, GA to John L. and Willie Gertrude Hayes Scott. She was a retired secretary, and attended Philadelphia Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Waymon Patrick; two sons, Cliff and Melanie Boutwell of Valdosta, and Scott and Gwyn Boutwell of Quitman; a stepdaughter, Julie Patrick of Valdosta; two stepsons, Lee and Karen Patrick, and Kerry and Regina Patrick, all of Quitman; 11 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Wayne Morris Boutwell II. Interment was at the Philadelphia Church Cemetery under the direction of Maxwell Miller Funeral Home.

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PATTERSON, Walter
MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Walter V. Patterson, 68, died April 29, 1997. He was born August 1, 1928. He was a retired law enforcement officer with nearly 30 years of service. He was a former Chief of Police in Roswell, and past president of the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the Peace Officers Association of Georgia. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Patterson; a son and daughter-in-law, Walter J. (Teri) Patterson; two daughters and sons-in-law, Michelle (Woody) King and Ginger (Steve) Patten; two brothers, Dave Patterson and Arthur Patterson; two sisters, Mary Seward and Alice Becraft; 7 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Andrew Catholic Church. Interment was at Green Lawn Cemetery in Roswell.

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PEACE, Martha
EASTANOLLEE, GEORGIA: Martha Ethelyn Peace, 84, died February 23, 2009. She was born December 8, 1924 in Franklin County to Miles Ray and Gladys Pressley Fulghum. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Otis Peace; two daughters, Yvonne Sosby of Commerce, and Mary Peace Ayers of Cornelia; three sons, Curtis Peace of Mulberry, FL, Randy Peace of Manassas, VA, and Calvin Peace of Anderson, SC; a sister, Edna Sue Elrod of Eastanollee; 7 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by five siblings, Howard Fulghum, Ray Fulghum, Elizabeth Wells, Eva Jean Bennett, and Joyce Bennett. Interment was at the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Ginn Funeral Home.

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PEAK, Judy
DOUGLASVILLE, GEORGIA: Judy Annette Peak, 57, died October 6, 2010. She was born November 18, 1952. She attended Liberty Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Terry Peak; a son and daughter-in-law, Bradley and Amanda Peak of Anchorage, AK; her daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Jason Perdelwitz of Auburn, WA, and Andrea and Bryan Richardson of Andrews Air Force Base, MD; her father, George Elam; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Darlene and Chris Hays, and Shelia and Steve Smith; her mother-in-law, Faye Parker, and her husband Curtis; 5 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Elam. Services were held at Liberty Baptist Church. Interment was at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home.

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PENCE, Rex E.
MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Rex Ellsworth Pence, 89, died February, 1, 2010. He was a retired electrical engineer for Lockheed and Autocron. He was a decorated U.S. Air Force of World War II, and served as a tech sergeant with the 5th Army Air Unit in the South Pacific. He was a member of the American Legion, and was of the Methodist faith. He is survived by a brother, Mark Pence of Livonia, MI; 8 nieces and nephews; and a friend, Katherine O. Putnam of Marietta. Burial was at Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael Funeral Home.

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PENDARVIS, Penny Lee
NORMAN CITY, GEORGIA: Penny Lee Pendarvis, 46, died June 28, 2009. She was born September 3, 1962 to Linda Sue Jackson Pendarvis and the late Grady Webb Pendarvis, Sr. She was of the Holiness faith. She is survived by two daughters, Lenora Lee Peterson and Amanda Adams; her mother; her siblings, Gerald Pendarvis, Donnie Pendarvis, Roger Pendarvis (Mary Jo), Glenn Pendarvis, Chris Pendarvis (Christy), Dianne P. Nipper (James), Peggy Hall (Ray), and Pam Llanos (Porfirio). She was preceded in death by a daughter, Michelle Pendarvis; a brother, Grady Webb Pendarvis, Jr.; and her father. Services were held at Schley Baptist Church. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery under the direction of Baker Funeral Home.

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PENNINGTON, William A.
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA: William Arzo Pennington, 63, died September 23, 1976 in Columbus. Survivors include his wife, Lois Hunter Pennington; a son, William E. Pennington of Columbus; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Sims and Mrs. Elouise White; and four brothers, Alfred Pennington, Oscar Pennington, J.C. Pennington and John Pennington. Services were held at Union Hill Church. Interment was at Union Hill Cemetery by Peel Funeral Home of Bonifay, FL.

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PIERCE, Winnifred
ROME, GEORGIA: Winnifred Clara Pierce, 72, died March 13, 1979 at a Rome hospital. She was born February 20, 1907 in Bartow County to Mark Alexander and Caroline Elizabeth Norris Haney. She was a member of East Rome Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Kathleen Vincent and Elizabeth Jones, both of Rome; a sister, Rebecca Brannon of Rome; and 8 grandchildren. Services were held at East Rome Baptist Church. Interment was at East View Cemetery by Henderson Frazier Funeral Home.

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POLATTY, Barbara
KINGSLAND, GEORGIA: Barbara LeeDelle Polatty, 78, died September 22, 2008 at the Southeast Georgia Regional Medical Center, Camden Campus. She was born September 5, 1930 in Jacksonville, FL to Leo and Idelle Drury Padgett. She had worked as a real estate agent for Century 21, and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include a son, Bill McSwain Polatty, Jr. of Kingsland; a daughter, Patricia Idelle Morgan (Russell) of Quitman; a brother, Jim Higginbotham (Barbara) of Wyoming; 3 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Polatty, Sr.; a son, Charles Michael Polatty; her parents; and a sister, Jane Patterson. Arrangements were handled by Coastal Camden Funeral Home.

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POLLACK, Egon
BUFORD, GEORGIA: Egon Pollak, 81, died February 4, 2008. He is survived by his Wife, Edith Pollak; his children, Marian F. Pollak of Smyrna, Maxine and Dennis Wood of Buford, and Martina Pollak of Buford; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by Byars Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

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PORTER, Gladys
FAYETTEVILLE, GEORGIA: Gladys Porter, 96, died December 28, 2008. She retired from the Maxwell House division of General Foods. She is survived by her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Jones Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Carl J. Mowell and Son Funeral Home.

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PROPHITT, Geneva
HOGANSVILLE, GEORGIA: Geneva E. Prophitt, 83, died September 1, 1978 at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, GA. She was born March 10, 1897 in Tallassee, AL. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. Interment was at Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Note: Her middle name may be Elizabeth.

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PROSSER, Mary
MILLEDGEVILLE, GEORGIA: Mary Lucy Sparks Prosser, 71, died September 9, 2006. She was born August 10, 1935. She retired from Central State Hospital after 35 years of service. She is survived by three daughters, Diane Prosser of Atlanta, and Donna Taylor and Judy Ivey (Steve), all of Milledgeville; a son, Ted Prosser of Asheville, NC; a brother, Gordon Sparks of Appling; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and her close friends, Pearlie and Albert Cummings. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Prosser. Burial was at Scenic Memorial Gardens under the direction of Moore's Funeral Home.

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RAGAN, Wyandell
THOMASVILLE, GEORGIA: Wyandell M. Ragan died December 2, 2004. She was born March 16, 1937 to Morris H. Miller, Sr. and Ruby R. Anderson. She worked as a warehouse manager at Southwestern State Hospital for over 30 years. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Heyward H. Ragan, Jr. and Glenda Ragan, and Allen D. and Beth Ragan of Americus; a daughter and son-in-law, Yvonne R. and Lonnie Carver of Thomasville; her mother; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Joanne and Jack Drew of Cairo, and Sharon P. and Bill Wentworth of Thomasville; a sister-in-law, Joyce Miller of Tallahassee; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Heyward H. Ragan, Sr.; a brother, Morris H. Miller, Jr.; and her father. Interment was at Laurel Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Allen and Allen Funeral Home.

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RAMIREZ, Manuel
TUCKER, GEORGIA: Manuel J. Ramirez died July 28, 2008. He was born in Managua, Nicaragua on November 30, 1931. He was a graduate of LSU and Tulane University, and was a retired microbiologist. He worked for Georgia Baptist Hospital, Emory University, and the CDC. He attended IHM Catholic Church, and volunteered with the St. Vincent de Paul Society. He enjoyed music and animals. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Erlinda Leets; three children, Carla Miller and husband Gary of Charlotte, NC; Manuel, Jr. of Chattanooga, TN; and Claudia Iorio and husband Dan of Chattanooga, TN; 4 grandchildren; and his dog, Tippi. Burial was at Floral Hills Memory Gardens.

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RASMUSSEN, Pearlene
FOREST PARK, GEORGIA: Pearlene S. Rasmussen, 84, died November 12, 2009. She was the daughter of the late William and Minnie Pearl Smith. She is survived by her children, Richard Smith, Raymond Smith, Robbie Smith, Patricia Rasmussen, Tommy Rasmussen, and Terry Lynn Holbrook; a sister; three brothers; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Holly Hill Funeral Home.

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RAYBON, Elois
ALBANY, GEORGIA: Elois Whitaker Raybon died February 28, 2006 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. She was born April 12, 1925. She was a retired factory worker, and a member of New Zion Hill Baptist Church. She is survived by a brother, Henry (Delzena) Baker of Adel; three sisters, Ella Mae Jones of Florida City, FL, Bessie Thomas, and Georgia Dixon of Adel; two aunts, Lizzie Whitaker of New Smyrna Beach, FL, and Mamie Baker of Apopka, FL; a brother-in-law, K.D. (Dora) Raybon; four sisters-in-law, Rosa Robinson, Beatrice Thrower, Carey (Erasmus) Dent, and Bessie (Eddie) Wright; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and her friends, including Aretha Childs. Services were held at New Zion Hill Baptist Church. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery.

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REECE, Geraldine
ELLIJAY, GEORGIA: Geraldine Reece, 67, died November 11, 2008. She was born August 21, 1941 to the late James Leonard Chadwick and Boneta Akins Chadwick. She attended Macedonia Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Harold Reece; a daughter and son-in-law, Larissa and Jeff Farley; her sons and daughters-in-law, Lonnie and Karen Reece, and Larry and Susan Reece; her sisters, Deborah Thurman, Shirley Jones, and Joyce Jones; a brother, Jackie Chadwick; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Sharon Hood. Services were held at Macedonia Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery by Bernhardt Funeral Home.

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REESE, Mandy
GREENVILLE, GEORGIA: Mandy Gates Reese died January 18, 1930. She was approximately 73 years of age. She was preceded in death by her husband. Interment was at Ogletree Cemetery.

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REHAK, Clara
POWDER SPRINGS, GEORGIA: Clara Jane Bentley Rehak, 70, died December 22, 2007. She was born July 24, 1937 in Haralson County, GA to Clifford Hall Bentley and Clara Speight Bentley. She was a retired anesthesia nurse at Grady Hospital in Atlanta, and attended New Canaan Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Michael Rehak; two sons, Matthew Rehak of Powder Springs, and Clifford (Michelle) Rehak of Barnesville; her mother; three brothers, Doyle (Elizabeth) Bentley of Buchanan, Doyce (Jean) Bentley of Jacksonville, FL, and Wayne (Sandra) Bentley of Douglasville; three sisters, Dorothy (Bobby) Parker of Tallapoosa, and Debra Bentley and Sue Stone, both of Buchanan; 3 step-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father; and an infant brother. Services were held at New Canaan Baptist Church. Interment was at New Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery by Miller Funeral Home.

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RESPRESS, James A., Jr.
MARIETTA, GEORGIA: James Arthur Respress, Jr., 48, died June 29, 2009. He was born April 19, 1961. He is survived by a daughter, Riko Trevette Evans of Ball Ground; a fiance, Alisia Bridges of Kennesaw; his mother, Ida Mae Respress of Marietta; five siblings, Gene Zand of Kennesaw, Melody Holmes of Woodstock, and Zimmie Respress, Angelia Respress, and Aleta Respress of Marietta; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Hickory Log Baptist Church. Interment was at the Georgia National Cemetery by Sosebee Funeral Home.

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RHEAUME, Sopia
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA: Sophia Pauline Rheaume, 63, died November 15, 2008. She was a retired apartment complex manager, and attended Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. She is survived by two children, Malcolm G. Main, and M. Suzette Burrows; a stepson, Michael E. Main; a sister, Mary Louise Smith; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilfred "Bill" Rheaume; and her parents, Paul James Pleaconis and Arrie Mae Gary. Services were held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at Westover Memorial Park with arrangements by Platt's Funeral Home.

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RICHARDS, Edsel
CEDARTOWN, GEORGIA: Edsel Pete Richards, 56, died October 16, 1989. He was born June 3, 1933 in Haralson County. He worked for Henkel Corporation, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a Mason. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Wheeler Richards; two daughters, Gale Swafford and Janice Frady, both of Cedartown; his father, Howard Richards of Cedartown; his mother, Mrs. Zona Wells of Cedartown; his stepfather, John Wells; a brother, James Wells; and his sisters, Mrs. Lou Chastain, Shirley Richards, Mrs. Charlotte Hodnett, Mrs. Mary Ann Starley; Mrs. Wanda Eason, and Mrs. Jean Oliver. Interment was at Polk Memory Gardens by Gammage Funeral Home.

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RICHARDSON, Henry
LUDOWICI, GEORGIA: Henry Richardson died March 31, 2005. He was born March 19, 1925 to the late Ezekiel and Mamie Richardson. He retired from the Long County School System, and was also a farmer. He was a veteran of the Korean War, and attended St. Thomas Missionary Baptist Church, where he served on the Deacon Board, the Usher Board, and as a groundskeeper. Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Sandra Richardson of Hinesville, and Mark and Debra Richardson and Dennis and Maurina Richardson, all of Glennville; five daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Kenneth Baker of Collins, and Harriette and Charles Thomas, Gloria Knight, Barbara and Joe Ervin, and Janice and Joe Sawders, all of Glennville; a brother, Clinton Richardson of Glennville; a sister and brother-in-law, Carwell and Zenious Smith of Glennville; 28 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; his uncles and aunts; his cousins; his in-laws; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise Berry Richardson; and two children, Henry Fairbanks Richardson and Althea Richardson Armstrong. Services were held at St. Thomas Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of King and Sons Funeral Home.

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ROBERTS, James P.
HOSCHTON, GEORGIA: James Pinkney Roberts, 91, died June 26, 2008. He was born in Jackson County to Guy and Lillie Pirkle Roberts. He had worked as a field representative for the Agricultural Soil Conservation Service, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended the Hoschton United Methodist Church, and was a member of Rockwell Masonic Lodge #191 for over 50 years. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, LaJuana and Gary Duck of Braselton; his sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Karen Ledford of Toccoa, Michael and Luella Ledford of Jasper, and Joe and Sherry Ledford of Cleveland; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 2 nieces. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dora Lee Reid Roberts. Interment was at the Hoschton City Cemetery under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.

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ROLLS, Raleigh B., Jr.
LAKELAND, GEORGIA: Raleigh B. Rolls, Jr., 81, died December 27, 2006 at the Lakeland Villa Convalescent Center. He was born in in Kissimmee, FL to Raleigh B. Rolls, Sr. and Thelma Noble Rolls. He was an electrical engineer for Fischbach and Moore in New Orleans, LA. He was also a master craftsman and cattleman. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and had sung with the Naval Choir. He came to Lakeland in 1989, and was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife, Barbara A. Walker Rolls; two daughters, Renee R. Deane of Lakeland, and Jeanette Marchiafava of Cumming; two sons, Rev. Mel Rolls of Marietta, and Randy Rolls of Rockladge, FL; a stepson, Danny Green of Valdosta; a sister, Ann Humble of Kissimmee, FL; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Rose Hill Cemetery in Kissimmee, FL under the direction of Music Funeral Services.

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RORIE, Emily
RAYLE, GEORGIA: Emily G. Rorie, 71, died November 4, 2009 at the Athens Regional Medical Center. She was born March 2, 1938 to James R. Rorie and Janie Nunn Karel. She was a resident of Echols Personal Care Home, and attended the First Baptist Church of Washington. She is survived by a sister, Eva R. Bufford of Atlanta; two nephews, Mark Stevenson of Atlanta, and Webb Bufford of Washington, GA; and her friends. Interment was at Resthaven Cemetery under the direction of Rees Funeral Home.

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ROSEMOND, Stanley
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: Stanley Alonzo "James" Rosemond, 60, died October 27, 2008 at his home. He was born January 29, 1948, and was a native of Liberty, SC. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War, and was a recipient of the Purple Heart medal. Survivors include his wife, Frances L. Rosemond; a son, Ronnie Mazyzh of Anderson, SC; a sister, Pauline Holden of Norris, SC; 2 grandchildren; his mother-in-law, Annie B. Graham of Savannah; four sisters-in-law, Beatrice Weathers, Anna Graham, Lenora (Clarence) Axon, and Olivia (Esau) Fuller; three brothers-in-law, Paul Graham, Clarence Graham, and Earl Graham; an aunt, Alice Rosemond of Norris, SC; and other relatives and friends. Interment with military honors was at Woodville Cemetery by Adams Funeral Services, Inc.

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ROSENBAUM, Doris
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Doris Rosenbaum, 85, died January 3, 2008. She held a degree from Hunter College and a master's degree from Columbia University. She was a former volunteer at Newington Children's Hospital in West Hartford, CT, and after moving to Atlanta, continued charitable work at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She was a recipient of the national Golden Rule Award. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Sheila and Michael Dalmat, and Faye Rosenbaum and Michael Chaikind; a son and daughter-in-law, Bert and Laurie Rosenbaum; a brother, Stan Greiss; and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Oby Rosenbaum. Burial was at Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery.

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ROSKILLY, D.H.
VALDOSTA, GEORGIA: D.H. Roskilly, 75, died June 3, 2006 at his residence. He was born November 2, 1930 in Racine, WI to Everett and Helen Roskilly. He was a sales representative with United State Tobacco, and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Mary Roskilly of Valdosta; two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Linda Roskilly of Valdosta, and Glenn and Tami Roskilly of Oconomowoc, WI; a daughter and son-in-law, Terry and Jerry Sable of Saint Albans, VT; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Carson McLane Funeral Home.

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ROWLAND, Rosa
MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Rosa Lee Rowland, 74, died February 27, 2002 at Satilla Regional Medical Center. She was born October 15, 1928 to Simon and Beatie Taft King. She was a Ware County native. She formerly worked at McCranie Brothers Meat Packing, Cauley's Meat Packing Company, and Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Swamp Road Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Alvin C. "Buddy" Rowland, Sr.; two sons, Michael Rowland (Missy) and Alvin Rowland, Jr. (Doris), all of Waycross; five daughters, Mary Rowland, Bernice King (Damon), Brenda Thomas (Junior), Joann Fritz (Bobby) and Judy Turner (Larry), all of Waycross; a sister, Lillie Mae King of Waycross; 14 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Rose E. Rowland. Services were held at Swamp Road Baptist Church. Interment was at the Swamp Road Baptist Church Cemetery by Music Funeral Home.

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SAMPLES, Wynell
DACULA, GEORGIA: Wynell Holcomb Samples, 87, died November 9, 2007. She attended Hebron Baptist Church. Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Phil Tanner of Dacula, Linda and Frank Deaton of Auburn, and Patricia and Truman Phillips of Carl; a brother and sister-in law, Darrell and Ella Mae Holcomb of Lawrenceville; a sister and brother-in-law, Allie and Ed Scroggs of Augusta; 8 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton T. Samples; and a son, C.T. Samples. Interment was at Gwinnett Memorial Park by Tom M. Wages Funeral Service.

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SANCHEZ, Beverly
BLAIRSVILLE, GEORGIA: Beverly J. Sanchez, 74, died March 5, 2012 at her residence. She was born October 6, 1937 in Detroit, MI. She and her husband, Bob, owned an antique shop in Blue Ridge, GA. She was a former longtime resident of Fort Lauderdale, FL, and came to Blairsville in 1982. She attended the First Baptist Church of Blairsville, and was a member of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale. Family members include her husband, Robert Sanchez; a daughter and son-in-law, Terri and Chris Sinclair of Duluth, GA; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Liz Sanchez of Blairsville; and 4 granddaughters. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Blairsville. Arrangements were handled by Mountain View Funeral Home.

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SANDERS, Monscree, Sr.
CAMILLA, GEORGIA: Monscree Sanders, Sr., 84, died July 31, 1991. He was a graduate of Savannah State College. He was the longtime principal of Rockdale High School, and after it was closed, became principal of Camilla Consolidated High School. He was also principal of J.R.E. Lee High School in Jasper, FL. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He attended St. Peter A.M.E. Church, where he was a church steward and sang in the choir. He was a Mason and a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity. He is survived by a son, Monscree Sanders, Jr. of Los Angeles, CA; a nephew; and 4 nieces. Services were held at St. Peter A.M.E. Church. Interment was at Oakview Cemetery under the direction of Robert Jester Mortuary.

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SAVERTY, John A., Jr.
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: John Alexander Saverty, Jr. died August 30, 1809. He was a native of the West Indies, and was survived by his wife; a son; and his parents.

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SCOTT, Ethel
TOCCOA, GEORGIA: Ethel Meaders Scott, 89, died March 15, 1999. She was the daughter of William Webb and Lindey Motes Meaders. She attended Calvary Baptist Church. She is survived by a sister, Stella Cook of Rome; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dobbs Scott; and her parents. Services were held at Calvary Baptist Church. Interment was at Stephens Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Whitlock Mortuary.

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SEARS, Inez
CLEVELAND, GEORGIA: Inez Sears, 84, died September 8, 2006. She was born August 4, 1922 to George Washington Seamons and Edna Hughes Seamons. Survivors include a son, John Henry Sears of Cleveland; five daughters, Doris Jean Terrell and Linda Kay Jones of Pine Mountain, Nellie Lee Kunauf of Dahlonega, Carolyn Gail Cornelius of Monroe, and Bonnie Lou Ellis of Cleveland; a brother, Frank Seamons of Virgil Island, VA; a sister, Emily Baines of Virgil Island, VA; 30 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Sears; and a daughter, Edna Castillo. Burial was at Alta Vista Cemetery by Alexander's Gateway Chapel Funeral Home.

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SHIPPEY, Sue
MORGAN, GEORGIA: Sue Fain Shippey, 72, died October 6, 2009. She was born September 23, 1937. She retired from the ASCS/FSA with 35 years of service, and later worked for Leary Farm Center. She was a member of Morgan United Methodist Church, and also attended Morgan Baptist Church, where she served on the cemetery committee. Survivors include two daughters, Kim Shippey of Albany, and Susan Cheney of Morgan; a sister, Jean Fain White (Ken) of Land O' Lakes, FL; and a granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Brown Shippey, Jr.; a brother, Billy Fain; and a sister, Virginia Fain Barnett. Interment was at the Morgan Methodist Church Cemetery under the direction of Mathews Funeral Home.

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SHOEMAKER, Ruby
MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Ruby Hubbard Shoemaker, 88, died November 10, 2004 at the North Fulton Regional Hospital in Roswell. She was a former Pickens County resident. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Stanley and Rhonda Shoemaker of Marietta; a sister, Winifred McEntire of Marietta; and 2 grandsons. Interment was at Long Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Cagle Funeral Home.

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SINGLETON, Rev. Mose
PELHAM, GEORGIA: Rev. Mose Singleton, 73, died January 14, 1930. He was survived by his wife, Liza Singleton. Interment was at Pelham Cemetery.

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SMITH, Anna
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA: Anna Liza Smith, 83, died October 15, 1964 at the Muscogee County Nursing Home. She was born January 28, 1881 in Washington County, FL. She had been a Columbus area resident for 22 years. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Forest Wilkerson of Newman, and Mrs. Ruth Kirkland and Lucille Dyess, both of Columbus; three sons, including Earnest Smith and Robert Smith, both of Columbus; three sisters, Mrs. Ethel Kirkland of Graceville, FL, Mrs. Irene Eirkett of Bonifay, FL, and Mrs. Lola Danner of Pensacola, FL; two brothers, Otha Williams and Albert Williams, both of Graceville, FL; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Mount Calvary Baptist Church near Graceville, FL. Burial was at Marvin Chapel Cemetery by Mitchell Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Dr. Bettie
DALTON, GEORGIA: Dr. Bettie M. Smith died July 4, 1977 in Pennsylvania. She was a native of Knoxville, TN. She was chair of the department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at Stillman College. She held a bachelors' degree from Tennessee State Agricultural and Industrial University, and earned master's and doctoral degrees from New York University. She was a former principal at Harrison Junior High School in West Point, GA. She was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Pi Lambda Theta, Alpha Kappa Mu, and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was active with New Hope Baptist Church in Dalton, where she had served as music minister and director of the senior choir. Funeral services were held in Dalton.

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SMITH, Glenda
RESACA, GEORGIA: Glenda Hyde Smith, 69, died July 12, 2009. She was born December 23, 1939 in Gordon County to Albert Hyde and Loneita Kendrick Hyde. She retired from General Telephone of Dalton, and was also a nurse at Gordon Hospital. She is survived by a son, Jimmy Norrell of Resaca; a brother, Carlton Hyde of Resaca; 2 nieces; a nephew; her cousins; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted Smith; and her parents. Interment was at Fain Cemetery under the direction of Thomas Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Jimmie Lee
FORSYTH, GEORGIA: Jimmie Lee Smith, infant daughter of Luther and Emma Calhoun, died of pneumonia on January 24, 1930. She was born April 6, 1929. Burial was at Mount Pleasant Church Cemetery.

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SMITH, Jimmy
WINDER, GEORGIA: Jimmy Smith, 69, died February 11, 2005. He was born in Fulton County to the late James Smith, Sr. and Claudie Smith. He worked at Holman's Garage in Bethlehem, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He attended Sandy Springs Methodist Church. He is survived by two sons, Donald L. Smith of Bethlehem, and J. Glenn Smith of Comer; four sisters, Ann Walker of Alpharetta, Helen Doyle of Torrance, CA, and Hazel Weldon and Rachel Stephens, both of Hoschton; a brother, Allen Smith of Lawrenceville; 6 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Smith. Burial was at Sandy Springs Methodist Cemetery by Smith Funeral Home.

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SPALDING, Clara
CLARKE COUNTY, GEORGIA: Clara Lucy Spalding died September 3, 1881. She was born May 27, 1881 to Bourke and Ella Barrow Spalding. Burial was at Oconee Hill Cemetery.

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SPANN, Mindie
CEDARTOWN, GEORGIA: Mindie Louise Spann, 98, died July 13, 2003. She was born February 28, 1905 to Robert Morris and Bell Tracey Morris. She attended Southside Baptist Church. She is survived by her sons, Robert L. Spann, Myron F. Spann, and J.E. Spann, Sr.; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Alfred Spann; and her parents. Interment was at Polk Memory Gardens under the direction of Gammage Funeral Home.

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SPARKS, Charlotte
ROSSVILLE, GEORGIA: Charlotte Bird Sparks, 83, died March 27, 2008. She retired from Standard Coosa-Thatcher with over 30 years of service, and attended Simpson United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Mickie Woods of Chattanooga, TN; two sisters, Delores Bird and Joan Pachicco; two brothers, Richard, Bob, and Ronald Bird; a granddaughter; 3 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Sparks. Burial was at Tennessee Georgia Memorial Park under the direction of Lane Funeral Home.

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SPELLER, Marie
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: Marie Speller died January 25, 2010. She was born May 2, 1930. Services were held at Central Baptist Church. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery under the direction of Adams Funeral Services.

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SPIVEY, Daniel
WILLACOOCHEE, GEORGIA: Daniel P. Spivey, 64, died April 23, 2009 at Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia. He was born April 29, 1944 to the late Bunnie and Catherine Bowman Spivey. He was a retired logger, and attended Sweetwater Methodist Church. He is survived by two sons, Franklin Spivey and Jessie Spivey; three brothers, Johnny Spivey, David Spivey, and Neal Spivey (Cindy); two sisters, Linda Luke (Butler) and Bonnie Murray (Fred); and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Doc Franklin Spivey. Interment was at Union Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Relihan Funeral Home.

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STATEN, Fannie
STATENVILLE, GEORGIA: Fannie Deloach Staten, 88, died January 26, 2009 at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta. She was born March 4, 1920 to the late General Deloach and Lilly Bryant Deloach. She attended Statenville United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Echols County Senior Citizens. Survivors include three daughters, Mary Bell Carter (Jackie) of Statenville, Anne Adams of Valdosta, and Grace Vickers (Bobby) of Hahira; a son, Franklin Staten (Laverne) of Statenville; a daughter-in-law, Florence Staten of Statenville; three sisters-in-law, Louise Staten, Jean Deloach, and Joyce Staten, all of Statenville; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ferman Staten; two sons, Jack and Bobby Don Staten; and a brother, Walter Deloach. Interment was at Statenville Cemetery under the direction of Harry T. Reid Funeral Home.

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STEELE, Rodney
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: Rodney Steele, 37, died January 10, 2009. He was born May 19, 1971 to Mrs. Della Steele. He held a bachelors degree in business management from Savannah State University, and was a member of the business fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi. He was the author of two children's books, Shapes and Colors, and Learning My ABCs. He is survived by his mother, Della Mae Childs Steele; three brothers, Glenn (LaTisa) Steele, Warren Sweet, and Anthony (Nicolette Johnson) Steele; two uncles, James Steele, Sr., and Preste Childs; six aunts, Marthella Bryant, Rosa Marie Duffin, Robbie Ruth Morgan, Florence Childs, Victoria Steele Dorothy Childs, and Mattie Childs; three nieces; a nephew; his cousins; a special friend, Latisha McBride; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at White Oak Baptist Church. Interment was at Magnolia Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Adams Funeral Services.

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STEIN, Harry, Sr.
COLQUITT, GEORGIA: Harry Stein, Sr. died September 8, 1927. He was born in Russia on October 29, 1875. He was a merchant. He was survived by his wife, Mittie Platt Stein; and a son, Harry Stein, Jr. Interment was at Colquitt City Cemetery under the direction of H.M. Patterson and Son Funeral Home.

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STILLWELL, James E.
McCAYSVILLE, GEORGIA: James Euclid Stillwell, 89, died December 23, 2008. He was born May 24, 1919 to Will and Eula Brock Stillwell. He was a retired iron worker, and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended Bethel Church, and was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include three sons, Bryan Stillwell of McCaysville, Joe (Marilyn) Stillwell of Canton, and Doc (Karen) Stillwell of Copperhill, TN; a sister, Helen Ensley of McCaysville; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a grandson, Jimmy Stillwell. Interment with military honors was at the Bethel Church Cemetery under the direction of Akins Funeral Home.

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STROZIER, Florzell
ALBANY, GEORGIA: Florzell "Son" Strozier died February 7, 1988. He was retired, and was a native of Calhoun County. Survivors include his wife, Ladda Strozier; a son, Robert Lee Strozier; a brother, Alex Strozier of Waycross; and a sister, Nellie Upson of Albany. Services were held at New Jerusalem Baptist Church. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery with arrangements by Poteat Funeral Home.

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SUMMERS, Dean
ROSWELL, GEORGIA: Dean Summers, 67, died November 20, 1979 at the Forsythe County Hospital. He was the son of C.B. and Agnes Jobes Summers. Survivors include his wife, Gwen Summers; a daughter, Belinda; two sons, Michael and Richard; a sister, Madalyn; and 2 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Roswell Funeral Home.

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SUTTON, Cleveland
ROME, GEORGIA: Cleveland J. "Cleve" Sutton, 74, died April 11, 1979 at a hospital in Rome. He was born December 7, 1904 in Gordon County to Albert and Mollie Langley Sutton. He was a retired farmer, and attended the Church of God. Survivors include his wife, Irene Bragg Sutton; five daughters, Mrs. Bonnie Thomas, Mrs. Betty Chastain, Mrs. Sarah Hilsman, Mrs. Martha Neson, and Mrs. Brenda Smith; his stepmother, Mrs. Pauline Sutton; four sisters, Mrs. Joan Freeman, Mrs. Eunice Owens, Mrs. Windell Sutton, and Mrs. Jean Lance; 16 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at the Henderson Frazier Chapel. Interment was at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

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SWEATT, Mary Jean
WARNER ROBINS, GEORGIA: Mary Jean Sweatt, 72, died December 6, 2001. She was born November 28, 1929 to the late Charles and Lavonia Mercer. She was a member of Emanuel Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Pam Bowers of Warner Robins, and Sue Mullen of Macon; a son, David Sweatt of Milledgeville; two sisters, Flora Mae Cutchins of Houston, TX, and Bobbie Agrella of Dothan; 11 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Sweatt; and her parents. Interment was at Parkway Memorial Gardens under the direction of McCullough Funeral Home.

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TALBOT, Eva
ALBANY, GEORGIA: Eva Goff Talbot, 92, died February 19, 2006 at Sumter Regional Hospital in Americus. She was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. She had lived in Albany since 1988. She was a native of Pilot Mountain, NC, and was a former resident of Wilmington, NC, where she was a member of St. Andrew's Covenant Presbyterian Church. She is survived by a daughter, Nan T. Law (Tom) of Albany; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a caregiver, Ruby Whitfield of Albany. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Brodie Talbot. Burial was at Cross Creek Cemetery under the direction of Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Home.

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TARVER, Wilkin
ALBANY, GEORGIA: Wilkin Tarver, 49, died September 9, 1984. He is survived by his wife, Ella Mae Tarver; a daughter, Juanita Tarver of Atlanta; a son, Michael W. Tarver of Atlanta; three brothers, Lewis Buchannon, Ervin Buchannon, and Garfield Wright; and two sisters, Mary Ponder and Elizabeth Johnson. Interment was at Second Mount Zion Cemetery under the direction of Meadows Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Carl
STATESBORO, GEORGIA: Carl Roland Taylor, 50, died April 21, 2011 at the East Georgia Regional Medical Center. He was born December 7, 1960. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Neest Renea Taylor; a son, Levert Omoniyi of Statesboro; four daughters, Nakia Hagins of Statesboro, Deshonda (Jametrius) Fears of Fort Lee, VA, and Carla T. Taylor and Nakiki D. Taylor, both of Atlanta; seven brothers, Robert (Shanieka) Brown of Effingham, Samuel (Livenia) Brown of Savannah, John Taylor and Leon Ponder, both of Statesboro, Charles Taylor of Florida, Larry Taylor of West Palm Beach, FL, and Tony Ponder of Jacksonville, FL; his sisters, Olivia (Roy) Robinson of Newark, NJ, and Annie Jackson, Frances (Ernest) Thompson, Barber Anne (Robert) Black, Erlean Chavers, Mary Dell Taylor and Eula Mae Young, all of Statesboro; 10 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Lakeside First Baptist Church Cemetery in Metter by Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Cherry
MACON, GEORGIA: Cherry Taylor, 61, died August 27, 2008. She was a University of Georgia graduate, and taught school in Jefferson, GA and the Tattnall Square Academy in Macon. She was a member of the Junior League of Macon, and volunteered at the Museum of Arts and Sciences. She was a member of Ingleside Baptist Church, and was active with the children’s ministry. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, John Tyler and Leigh Anne Taylor of Atlanta; a daughter, Tiffany Leigh Taylor of Atlanta; two sisters, Nancy Hall of Warner Robins and Benjy Boatright of Vidalia, GA; 3 grandchildren; two sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Patricia and Dan Lott of Sea Island, and Ann and Jimmy McLeod of Tallahassee, FL; her mother-in-law, Virginia Grant Taylor of Oglethorpe; and seven nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Herschel Taylor, Jr. Services were held at Ingleside Baptist Church. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery with arrangements by Hart's Mortuary.

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TAYLOR, Coretha
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Funeral services for Coretha Taylor were held June 7, 2010 at West End Seventh-day Adventist Church. She is survived by six children, Herman Taylor, Lamar Taylor, Shirley Yancey, Teresa Taylor, Jeffery Taylor, and Eddie Taylor; 20 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Calvin L. Taylor. Interment was at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens under the direction of Gus Thornhill Funeral Home.

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TEDFORD, Frances
MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Frances Tedford, 76, died September 15, 2009. She is survived by a son, Thomas Tedford of Marietta; a brother, Donald Montgomery of Seminole, OK; three sisters, Tricia Clarke of Oklahoma City, OK, and Vera Rammage and Lou Ann Tyner, both of Seminole, OK; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Crestlawn Cemetery under the direction of Castellaw Funeral Home.

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TEEMS, Pauline
LaFAYETTE, GEORGIA: Pauline Mann Teems, 86, died December 23, 2009. She was born December 31, 1922. She was a charter member of Lake Howard Baptist Church. Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Roland and Arnell J. Mann of Chickamauga; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Marvin and Cecil Mann; and three sisters, Irene Hedditch, Paralee Mann, and Mary L. Walker. Interment was at LaFayette Memory Gardens under the direction of Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home.

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THOMPSON, Herbert
MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Herbert G. Thompson, 98, died March 3, 2011. He was the son of Sammie Thompson and Naomi Leonard Thompson. He was a retired letter carrier for the Marietta Post Office, and formerly worked for Holeproof Hosiery. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He attended St. Stephen United Methodist Church, and was a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers, and the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association. Survivors include a daughter, Sue (Gene) Smith of Marietta; two sisters-in-law, Jewell Moore and Inez Thompson, both of Marietta. 2 step-grandchildren; 2 step great-grandchildren; and his nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Pearl Moore Thompson; and two brothers, Gene Thompson and Louie Thompson. Services were held at St. Stephen United Methodist Church. Interment was at Cheatham Hill Memorial Park by Marietta Funeral Home.

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THOMPSON, Thelma
ALBANY, GEORGIA: Thelma Peyton Thompson, 87, passed away November 4, 2006. She was born April 1, 1919 in Banks County to Reynolds R. and Addie Lee Payne Peyton. She had worked as a bookkeeper for a pecan broker, and was a member of Line Baptist Church. There were no immediate survivors. She was preceded in death by her husband, Olin Thompson; her parents; and a sister, Winnie Weaver. Cremation arrangements were handled by Whitfield Funeral Home.

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THREATT, Richard
FORSYTH, GEORGIA: Richard Lee Threatt, 70, died September 5, 2002. Survivors include a daughter, Angela Alexander of Atlanta; two brothers, Curtis (Sallie) Threatt of Forsyth, and Nathaniel Threatt of New Haven, CT; and three sisters, Mary Alice (George) Simmons of Macon, Annie (Charles) Singleton of Forsyth, and Caldonia Threatt of New Haven, CT. Services were held at Little Rogers C.M.E. Church. Interment was at Threatt Cemetery #3 under the direction of Freeman Funeral Home.

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TOBIN, Isabella
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Isabella McIntyre Tobin died January 13, 2010. She was born September 26, 1915. She was a 1945 graduate of Spelman College and a 1947 graduate of Atlanta University. She was a retired high school guidance counselor for the Atlanta Public Schools. She was a major benefactor of Spelman College, with her donations to the college surpassing those of any other living alumna. She was predeceased by her husband, Rev. Dr. Lucius M. Tobin, pastor of Providence Baptist Church in Atlanta and professor of religion at Morehouse College. A memorial service was held at Sisters Chapel on the Spelman College campus. Arrangements were entrusted to Grissom-Clark Funeral Home.

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TROCHE, Amelia
MILLEDGEVILLE, GEORGIA: Amelia Troche passed away March 8, 2007. She was born January 30, 1928. She retired from Central Islip State Hospital, and also worked at Central State Hospital. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Vincent Troche, Jr.; two daughters, Mary Haines of Milledgeville, and Lorraine Troche of Presque Isle, ME; two sons, James Troche of Macon, and Vincent Troche III of Islip Terrace, NY; four sisters, Debbie Selesky of New Jersey, Annie Vargas of Brooklyn, NY, Carmen Calil of Florida, and Toni Troche of New Jersey; two brothers, Ralph Vargas and Danny Vargas, both of Kissimmee, FL; 6 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Williams Funeral Home.

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TWILLEY, James
SPARTA, GEORGIA: James Twilley, 94, died June 9, 1999. He was the son of the late Emmanuel and Mary Lizzie Amos Twilley. He attended Greenspring A.M.E. Church. He is survived by a son, George Twilley of Atlanta; two daughters, Geraldine Twilley-Johnson, of Atlanta, and Bessie Twilley-Johnson of White Plains; a sister, Lizzie Mae Lawrence of White Plains; 9 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at Greenspring A.M.E. Church. Interment was at the church cemetery with arrangements by Watts Funeral Home.

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VANN, Clara
BAXLEY, GEORGIA: Clara Lee Vann, 66, died November 6, 2011 at the Appling Healthcare System. She was born May 23, 1945 in Jeff Davis County to Joseph Jones, Sr. and Clara Mae Jones. She was a member of New Jerusalem Witness Unto the Lord Church. She is survived by her husband, James Vann, Sr.; three sons, Lee W. Vann of Graham, and James Vann, Jr. (Betty) and Robert E. Vann, both of Baxley; four daughters, Betty (Virgil) Wallace of Graham, and Cassia (Cornell) Cooper, Elouise (Kariem) Conaway, and Gloria (Jimmy) Hill, all of Baxley; six brothers, Isaiah (Janette) Jones of Jacksonville, Mitchell (Kisha) Jones and Johnny (Juanita) Jones, all of Hazlehurst, and Sammy Jones, Raymond Jones and James Jones, all of Graham; seven sisters, Lottie (Billy) McMillian of Baxley, Lizzie (Donnell) Smith of Jacksonville, Alice (Bruce) Cox of Surrency, Diane (James) Jackson of Douglas, Joanna (Jason) Warren of Ridgeville, SC, and Clara D. Vann and Betty (Hosea) Hill, all of Graham; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Ronnie, Joe, Joseph and Jimmie Jones; and two sisters, Louise Wilson and Joeann Jones. Services were held at New Jerusalem Witness Unto the Lord Church. Interment was at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery in Graham by King Brothers Funeral Home.

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VEALE, Sue
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: Sue A. Veale, 53, died June 1, 2009. She was born May 22, 1956 to Maude Jones Chaney and Edward Leo Chaney, Sr. She worked in food service at Hudson Seafood and the Old Oyster Factory on Hilton Head Island. She also worked at Home Depot. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband Marvin D. Veale; a brother, Edward Leo Chaney, Jr. (Daedra) of Guyton; her sisters, Caroline Estep (Frank) of Mount Orab, OH, Darlene Lilley of Ridgeland, SC, Shirley Hubbard of Hamilton, OH, and Belinda Walker (George) of Savannah; a sister-in-law, Helen Barger of Mount Orab, OH; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Clifton Barger. Arrangements were handled by Bonaventure Funeral Home.

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VINSON, Marguerite
MACON, GEORGIA: Marguerite Bartlett Vinson, 88, died December 13, 2007. She was born April 13, 1919 to the late Charlie Watson Bartlett and Katie King Bartlett. She attended Central Fellowship Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Kathy V. Carroll of Jackson; a sister-in-law, Lelia Parker of Perry; her nieces and nephews; her grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Luther Vinson. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Crest Lawn Funeral Home.

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WADE, Jule
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA: Jule Wade, 49, died August 2, 1971 at Oliver General Veterans Hospital. He was born September 22, 1921 in Augusta, GA. He was a retired machinist and a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Flora Harris Wade; three daughters, Mrs. Alfred Heindl, Mrs. William Meinsen, and Mrs. Robert Ward; two sisters, Mrs. Edmund O'Brien and Mrs. Henry Long; two brothers, Rodney and Timothy; and a grandson. Interment was at Crestview Cemetery under the direction of Platts Funeral Home.

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WALKER, Theola
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Theola Walker, 82, died May 5, 2012 at her home. She was born February 9, 1930. She was a former resident of Riviera Beach, FL. Survivors include five children, Arthur Walker of Atlanta, Lisa (Paul) Hayes of Lake Park, FL, Sharon (Gregory) Bonner of Riviera Beach, FL, and Cynthia (Bobby) Ingraham and Sheryl Walker, all of West Palm Beach, FL; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-granchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services was held at the Pentecostal Church of God in Christ in Riviera Beach, FL. Interment was at Royal Palm Memorial Gardens by Kitchens Funeral Home.

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WALL, Lutra
DOUGLAS, GEORGIA: Lutra E. Wall, 86, died October 26, 2009 at Coffee Regional Medical Center in Douglas. She was born March 15, l923 to Coleman and Birta Lucille Keaton Wall. She was a native of Atkinson County and a former resident of Pearson, GA. She was a member of Ozias Freewill Baptist Church and a resident of Shady Acres Convalescent Center. She is survived by four sisters, Amanda C. Mizell (Nick) of Pearson, Estelle Connolly (Tom) of Wilmington, NC, Mary Ann Ledford of Charlotte, NC, and Maxine Wall of Jacksonville, FL; a brother, Truman Wall of Pearson; a sister-in-law, Barbara Wall of Pearson; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at Ozias Freewill Baptist Church. Interment was at Sweetwater Cemetery by Relihan Funeral Home.

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WALLACE, Alma
CARROLLTON, GEORGIA: Alma Lucille Booker Wallace, 77, died March 15, 2006. She was born June 13, 1928 in Green County, TN to Walter Lonzo and Ida Lee Booker. She and her husband owned the Tiny Tim Market in Kingsport, TN, and she had also worked at Tennessee Eastman. She had been a Carrollton resident since 1992. She was a Jehovah's Witness. Survivors include three daughters, Jerri (Chuck) Mack of Carrollton, Traci Quillen (David) of Mount Carmel, TN, and Sharon W. (Daniel) Padley of Tampa, FL; a sister, Eva Lee (Debbie) Sciame of Rockford, IL; a brother, Cline Booker of Kingsport, TN; and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death her parents; two sisters; and two brothers. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel.

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WALSH, Annis
FITZGERALD, GEORGIA: Annis Hester Walsh, 86, died November 12, 2004 at the Dorminy Medical Center in Fitzgerald. She was born May 20, 1918 in Randolph County, AL to Marvin and Roxie Sheppard Hester. She formerly worked for H.R. Kaminsky and Irwin Manufacturing, and had also worked in the lunch room of the former Ashton School. She was a member of Old Valley Grove Primitive Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Andrew Walsh; a daughter and son-in-law, Priscilla Ann and Ted Davis of Ellijay; a son and daughter-in-law, Lewis E. and Betty Walsh of Blackshear; a brother, Otis Hester of Fitzgerald; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four sisters; and two brothers. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Paulk Funeral Home.

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WARD, Mae
CARROLLTON, GEORGIA: Mae B. Ward, 95, died April 19, 2002 at Carrollton Manor. She was born January 30, 1907 in Randolph County to Thomas and Beulah Johnson Ward. She retired from Arrow Shirt Company in East Point. She was a former resident of Graham, where she was a member of the Camp Ground United Methodist Church. She is survived by a sister, Faye Stewart of LaGrange; a brother, Celvin Ward of Graham; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; and four brothers. Interment was at the Camp Ground United Methodist Church Cemetery in Graham under the direction of Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel.

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WATERS, Fannie
SYLVANIA, GEORGIA: Fannie Lee Waters, 79, died June 27, 1985 at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah. She was born in Bulloch County, GA. She was a member of New Home Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Allen Mixon of Sylvania; a sister, Mrs. Mamie Lou Pennington of Winter Garden, FL; 2 grandsons; and a great-granddaughter. Interment was at Highland Memorial Park in Ocala, FL with arrangements by Roberts Funeral Home.

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WATSON, Floria
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA: Floria Jean Watson, 63, died November 9, 2011 at St. Francis Hospital. She was born May 25, 1948 in Reeltown, AL to Dennis and Adella Moss. She was a member of Peaceful Baptist Church, where she served as a church secretary. She is survived by her husband, Roy Watson; three daughters, Tiffany Brooks, LaTasha Watson, and Debbie Baker; two sons, Douglas and Patrick Thomas; a sister, Eunice Murphy; two brothers, Wilbert and Rev. Henry Moss; and 16 grandchildren. Services were held at Peaceful Baptist Church. Interment was at the Reeltown Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Sconiers Funeral Home.

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WATSON, Mary
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Sorrells Watson died February 20, 2012. She was born in December 17, 1939 in Covington, GA to L.B. and Uvora Sims Sorrells. She was a longtime seamstress, and also worked as a secretary. She was a member of Green Pastures Christian Ministry. Survivors include three daughters, Debra Jones, Angela Watson, and Vickie Davidson; two brothers, Rev. Clinton Sorrells and Joseph Sorrells; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Watson; a son, Timothy Watson; her parents; and a sister, Lillian Jackson. Arrangements were handled by Grissom-Clark Funeral Home.

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WEATHERHOLTZ, Elmer
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA: Elmer Weatherholtz, 79, died February 14, 2011 at Medical Center Hospital. He was born June 3, 1931 in Moorefield, WV to Homer Weatherholtz and Martha Pratt Weatherholtz. He was a U.S. Army veteran of Korea and Vietnam, and attended Benning Hills Baptist Church. He was a former president of National Little League Baseball. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mable Weatherholtz; three sons, Tony Weatherholtz (Diane), Rodney Weatherholtz (Tammie), and Kenneth Weatherholtz (Connie); two daughters, Deborah Chadwick (Mickey), and June Gaylor (Jerry); five sisters, Ethel Funk, Suzella Bean, Jean Kuykendal, Bonnie Srout, and Mae Saville; a brother, Philip Weatherholtz; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Ocie Weatherholtz. Interment was at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary.

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WEAVER, Clarence
BONAIRE, GEORGIA: Clarence R. Weaver, 77, died January 24, 2008. He was born September 29, 1930. He was a retired carpenter, and also worked for a decade as a produce manager at Winn-Dixie. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He is survived by three sons, Michael R. Weaver (Wendy) of Vero Beach, FL, and Clarence Rudolph Weaver, Jr. (Mari) and Edward Kenneth Weaver (Marsha), all of Warner Robins; a daughter, Julie Weaver of Oklahoma; a companion, Pauline Fitchben; a brother; four sisters; 6 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Weaver and Etha Goode Weaver; and three brothers. Arrangements were handled by McCullough Funeral Home.

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WEAVER, Pamela
THOMASTON, GEORGIA: Pamela Jean Weaver, 27, died December 31, 2000. She was born October 23, 1973 to Herman Howard, Sr. and Bessie M. Collier. She was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Eddie Lamar Weaver; a son, Jarrold K. Edge of Talbotton; a daughter, Ebony N. Collier of Talbotton; her parents; four brothers, Relando Collier, Herman (Lisa) Howard, Jr., Dennis (Yolanda) Collier, and Michael (Nicole) Howard; six sisters, Lavivian (Tommy) Gamble, Lillian Collier, Sally Howard, Rosie (Willie) Brinson, Shirley A. Nolen, and Marilyn (Randy) Williams; her aunts and uncles; her mother-in-law; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Smith Hill Cemetery under the direction of Leonard's Funeral Home.

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WEEKS, Flossie
OMEGA, GEORGIA: Flossie Shell Weeks, 80, died May 4, 1977. She was a retired school teacher. She was a native of Palmetto, and had lived in Tift County for 35 years. Survivors include four sisters, Mrs. Elsie Holland of Atlanta, Mrs. A.M. Weaver of Washington, DC, and Mrs. Harold Eidson and Miss Carl Shell, both of Palmetto; three brothers, Charlie Shell of Atlanta, and Andrew Shell and Lee Shell, both of Palmetto; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at the Omega United Methodist Church. Interment was at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Tifton by Tiftarea Funeral Home.

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WELCHEL, Virginia
DALLAS, GEORGIA: Virginia Lizzie Welchel, 78, died February 11, 2007. She was born February 12, 1928 in Cobb County to Herbert and Annie Sinard. She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church. She is survived by her sons and a daughter-in-law, Sam Lummus of Huntsville, TX, and Bill and Sandra Lummus of Dallas, GA; three sisters, Ellen Kraatz of Stockbridge, Margene Roland of Powder Springs, and Ruth Bramblett of Macon; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Clark Funeral Home.

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WESTMORELAND, Minnie
COMMERCE, GEORGIA: Minnie Lee Westmoreland, 77, died March 15, 1999. She was the daughter of John and Minnie Leachman Brown. She is survived by a daughter, Carolyn Fitzpatrick of Commerce; four sons, Tully Westmoreland of Nicholson, and Larry Westmoreland, Jerry Westmoreland, and Tim Westmoreland, all of Commerce; two sisters, Louise Edwards of Greenville, and Ida Crumley of Commerce; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edmond C. Westmoreland, Jr.; and her parents. Services were held at Madison Street Baptist Church. Interment was at Grey Hill Cemetery by Ivie Funeral Home.

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WHEELER, Homer S.
BUFORD, GEORGIA: Homer S. Wheeler, 86, died March 8, 2008. Interment with military honors was at Gravel Springs Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Flanigan Funeral Home.

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WHITE, James Earl
EPWORTH, GEORGIA: James Earl White, 90, died December 21, 2007 at Heartland House Hospice in Cartersville, GA. He was born August 1, 1917 in Fannin County to the late John Robert White and Maude Witherow White. He was a machine operator in the chemical plant at Tennessee Copper Company. He was a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Norma Farmer White; two daughters, Carolyn Lee of Woodstock, and Linda Richards of Blue Ridge; a sister, Dollie Lovine of McCaysville; two brothers, Lewin White of Blue Ridge, and Elvin White of Murphy, NC; 5 grandsons; 3 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a son, Lloyd White; and a granddaughter, Sue Ann White. Interment was at Mount Moriah Church Cemetery with arrangements by Akins Funeral Home.

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WHITFIELD, Ladelle
CORNELIA, GEORGIA: Ladelle Crumley Whitfield, 85, died November 10, 2007. She was the daughter of Henry Morton and Grace Stephens Crumley. She was retired, and had been a cosmetologist for 44 years. She was a member of Level Grove Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Jane and Lyn Cash of Tiger, and Marcia A. & Tommy Marcus of Clarkesville; a daughter-in-law, Janice Whitfield of Birmingham, AL; a brother, Jolly Crumley of Homer; 8 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James B. Whitfield; a son, James B. Whitfield II; and her parents. Interment was at Level Grove Cemetery by Whitfield Funeral Home.

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WIGGINS, Mae
ROSWELL, GEORGIA: Mae Ogden Wiggins, 87, died December 18, 2000 in Roswell. She was born November 28, 1913. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include a daughter, Diane Brown of Roswell; 2 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bryan D. Wiggins. Interment was at Oaklawn Cemetery in Plant City, FL under the direction of Wells Memorial Funeral Home.

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WILBANKS, James L.
MOUNT AIRY, GEORGIA: James Logan Wilbanks, 89, died May 1, 2009. He was born June 15, 1919 in Stephens County to Robert Baker Wilbanks and Elizabeth Yearwood Wilbanks. He retired from Schnadig after 25 years of service, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, where he served with the Cannon Company 128th Infantry. He was a member of Return Baptist Church. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Wesley Watkins of Mount Airy; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Stamey Wilbanks; his parents; and three brothers, J.B. Wilbanks, Ernest Wilbanks, and Lowery Wilbanks. Burial was at Yonah Memorial Gardens under the direction of Whitfield Funeral Home.

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WILBANKS Lou Emma
COVINGTON, GEORGIA: Lou Emma Wilbanks, 80, died October 7, 2010. She was the daughter of Wallace Oscar and Ellen Dotson Dean. She attended Life Point Community Church in Loganville, and enjoyed canning, quilting, flowers, and making biscuits. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Odessa Wilbanks of Covington, and Danny O. and Kathy Wilbanks and Clyde Ray Wilbanks, all of Loganville; her daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa and Wallace Fowler of Covington, Brenda Thompson of Rutledge, and Linda Lee and David Weathers of Dawsonville; her brothers and sisters-in-law, Horace and Brenda Dean of Covington, Bill Dean of Flint, MI, and Roy Dean of Gray; two sisters, Lavada Gordon of Monticello, and Rosie Barnett of Leesburg, AL; 12 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommie Lee Wilbanks; a son, Robert Lee Wilbanks; her parents; and three brothers, Charles F. Dean, Vernon Dean, and Kenneth Ray Dean. Interment was at the New Covington Cemetery by Caldwell and Cowan Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Gladys
CEDARTOWN, GEORGIA: Gladys E. Williams, 73, died December 23, 2008. She was born December 8, 1935 to Owen and Agnes Grimes. She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-laws, Kimberly and Brett Pirkle, Donna and Greg Flemister, and Lea Anne and Derrick Wheeler; a son, Stanley C. Kip Williams; a brother and sister-in-law, Porter and Marie Grimes; 9 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley C. Kip Williams; and her parents. Interment was at Polk Memory Gardens under the direction of Litesey Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Martha
GREENE COUNTY, GEORGIA: Martha Sharpe Williams died August 2, 1905. She was born February 24, 1850. She was the wife of J.H. Williams. Burial was at Siloam Cemetery.

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WILLIAMS, Vassie
CEDARTOWN, GEORGIA: Vassie Mann Williams, 91, died October 16, 1990. She was born January 25, 1899 in Harlson County. She retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber. She was a member of Ebenezer Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include a daughter, Agnes W. Dingler of Cedartown; two brothers, Willard Mann and Will Mann, both of Tallapoosa; 4 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Paul Williams. Interment was at the Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery in Tallapoosa under the direction of Gammage Funeral Home.

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WILLINGHAM, Joseph
MANCHESTER, GEORGIA: Joseph "Joe" Willingham, 82, died February 24, 2002. He was born January 3, 1920 in Atlanta. He retired from Crawford Long Hospital, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Christopher Willingham; his children, Josette Willingham, Marian Horton, John (Jackie) Gamble, Willie (Mattie) Green, and Joseph Brooks; 13 grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; his cousins; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. Services were held at St. Paul C.M.E. Church in Shiloh. Arrangements were handled by Anderson and Marshall Funeral Home.

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WILLIS, Mildred
CAIRO, GEORGIA: Mildred L. Willis, 83, died May 22, 2004. She was born September 27, 1920. She formerly worked in the cafeteria at Rosewood Elementary, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Vero Beach, FL. She is survived by a son, Marshall Willis of Tallahassee, FL; a daughter, Patricia Howard of Fort Pierce, FL; two brothers, Edsell Posey of Milton, FL, and James Posey of Fitzgerald; two sisters, Geneva Jordan of Gainesville, FL, and Tressie Haney of Fitzgerald; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery by Paulk Funeral Home.

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WILSON, Charles R.
EASTMAN, GEORGIA: Charles Richard "Dick" Wilson, 82, died July 20, 2010. He was the son of Charles Ray Wilson and Evelyn Barfield Wilson. He was an aircraft design engineer at Lockheed Martin Marietta with 38 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Merchant Marine, and was a graduate of Kings Point Merchant Marine Academy. He attended Antioch #1 Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Ymogene Price Wilson; two sons, Rick Wilson (Jennie) of Las Vegas, NV, and Dr. Michael Wilson (Fran) of Fayetteville; a daughter, Jean W. Hitt (David) of Lithia Springs; a brother, James A. Wilson of Chester, SC; a sister, Martha Tedder (Don) of Carrollton; his nieces and nephews; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Antioch #1 Baptist Church Cemetery by Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home.

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WINGATE, Anne
GARDEN CITY, GEORGIA: Anne R. Wingate, 78, died January 21, 2010. She was born February 17, 1931. She was a longtime labor and delivery nurse at St. Joseph's Hospital. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Wallace Vernon; a son, Wallace Craig (Faye); three daughters, Judith Bolen (Leonard), Jennifer Broyles, and Jacqueline Manz (James); 6 grandchildren; and a great-grandson on the way. She was the sister of Melba Bolin, Joyce Holder, Vie Robertson, Kathy Caulfield, and Stanton, Kenneth, and Sammy Robertson. Interment was at Hillcrest Abbey West Cemetery under the direction of Fairhaven Funeral Home.

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WINSLOW, Beaulah
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: Funeral services for Beaulah M. Winslow were held April 22, 2003 at New Life Tabernacle Church of God in Christ. She is survived by her husband, Herman M. Winslow; six daughters, Sandra Paschal, Sabrina Perlotte, Felecia Terry, Gail Terry, Audrey Perez, and Cathy Frieson; five sons, Horace Weaver, Maurice Weaver, Randy Weaver, Harris Washington and Martin Terry; three brothers, Alvin Washington, Irvin Washington and David Washington; a sister, Mary Carson; a daughter-in-law, Cassandra Terry; two sons-in-law, Henry Paschal and John Frieson; 37 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Resthaven Cemetery under the direction of Gregory B. Levett and Sons Funeral Home.

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WISE, Easter
CHATHAM COUNTY, GEORGIA: Easter Wise died January 15, 1925. She was born in Baldwin County in 1869, and was the daughter of Mary Ann Williams. She was the wife of Ned Wise. Burial was at Belmont Cemetery.

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WISE, Morris
QUITMAN, GEORGIA: Morris Morgan Wise, 66, died September 15, 2009 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. He was born December 19, 1942 in Thomas County to B.J. and Allie Mae Adams Wise. He was a retired plant engineer with United Welding Co. in Perry, FL, and was a member of the Quitman First Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, June Wise; three sons, Keith (Robin) Wise, Steve Wise, and Jeff (Lisa) Wise, all of Quitman; a daughter, Katina (Randy) Rye of Lake Park; a brother, Rickey Adams of Moultrie; a sister, Diane Adams of Pavo; 10 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at the Salem Church Cemetery in Pavo by Maxwell Miller Funeral Home.

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WOOD, James
COLUMBUS, GEORGIA: James Irving Wood died November 8, 1976. He was born August 4, 1890 in Henry County, AL to Mr. and Mrs. William Daniels Wood. He attended Evangel Temple Assembly of God Church, and formerly lived in Holmes County, FL. Survivors include four sons, W.D. Wood, Leamon E. Wood, James E. Wood, and R.T. Wood, all of Columbus; three daughters, Mrs. Ruby Worley of Eloise, FL, and Mrs. Vonnie Tate and Mrs. Essie Smith, both of Columbus; four brothers, Willis Wood, Lee Wood, Ben Wood, and Robert Wood; two sisters, Mrs. Matilda Dunn and Mrs. Malvina Elmore; 39 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Evangel Temple Assembly of God. Interment was at Lees Chapel Cemetery in Geneva County, AL.

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WOODALL, William D.
AUSTELL, GEORGIA: William D. "Buster" Woodall, 84, died March 4, 2008. He was a retired supervisor for L&N Railroad, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He attended Central Baptist Church. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Deborah Woodall Pritchard (Edward); a sister, Frances Ferguson of Austell; a daughter-in-law, Donna Woodall of Virginia Beach, VA; his nieces and nephews; 5 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Woodall; and a son, Walter A. Woodall. Burial was at Crestlawn Memorial Park with arrangements by Castellaw Funeral Home.

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WOOTEN, Ruthelle
FAIRMOUNT, GEORGIA: Ruthelle Wooten, 80, died January 21, 2010. She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Roger and Bonnie Wooten of Ludville, and Stanley Wooten of Fairmount; two brothers, Seaborn Mullinax and D.W. Mullinax, both of Jasper; two sisters, Elsie Eaton of Tate, and Bertha Mullinax of Jasper; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Brooks Wooten; two brothers, Dillard and Delmar Mullinax; and a sister, Grace Taylor. Services were held at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery by Cagle Funeral Home.

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WORLEY, Horace
CUMMING, GEORGIA: Horace Arthur Worley, 72, died November 28, 2010. He was born June 2, 1938 to Mozelle and Otto Worley. He was a barber. He was a 12-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and served in Korea and Vietnam. He was a member of the VFW. Survivors include his wife, Carmel; his children, Stacie Worley of Sugar Hill, Randy and Jane Worley of Bossier City, LA, and Sherrie Ferg and Judy and Kevin Robichaux, all of Lafayette, LA; a brother and sister-in-law, Melvin and Mary Worley of Sumter, SC; his sisters, Linda Hartless of Swainsboro, and Mary Alice Ramos of Leslie, AR; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Paula and Joe Reeves of Swainsboro, and Barbara and Robert Worley of Elberton; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Mae Meguire and Hilda Worley. Interment was at the Georgia National Cemetery by Ingram Funeral Home.

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WRIGHT, Jessie Mae
ROME, GEORGIA: Jessie Mae Wright died February 27, 1953. She was proprietor of the Tuxedo Inn Cafe. Survivors include her husband, James Wright; her mother, Mrs. Ossie Jackson; four sisters, Mrs. Corinne Porter, Mrs. Alberta Cofer (?), Mrs. Estelle Taylor, and Mrs. Rosa Lee Burton; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Overcoming Church of God. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery. Note: One of the surviving sisters' names was difficult to read.

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WYNN, Sylvan
ROME, GEORGIA: Sylvan Wynn, 87, died August 4, 2011 at his home. He was born June 2, 1924 in Disney, KY to the late James Wynn and Annie Ingram Wynn. He retired from the Indiana Army Ammunition Plant in Charlestown, IN. He had also worked in coal mines in Virginia and Kentucky, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by two daughters, Pam Wynn of Rome, and Patricia Ridgway of Wickenburg, AZ; a son, Bruce Wynn (Margaret) of Rome; two sisters, Cora Barlow and Lenora Raymer, both of Charlestown, IN; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby E. Wynn; and a daughter, Sonja Nicholson. Interment was at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens under the direction of Good Shepherd Funeral Home.

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YANDLE, Allie
COOLIDGE, GEORGIA: Allie Murphy Yandle, 98, passed away January 25, 2007. She was born October 16, 1908 to the late David Washington Murphy and Mary Alice Murphy. She was a member of Big Creek Baptist Church. She is survived by three daughters, Gladys Carr, Lorretta Yandle, and Mary Ann Wheeler of Coolidge; her grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Amos Yandle. Services were held at Big Creek Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Allen and Allen Funeral Home.

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ZEAGLER, Sara
STATESBORO, GEORGIA: Sara Morgan Zeagler, 85, died October 11, 2003. She was born January 4, 1918 to Francis and Cora Thompson Morgan. She was a retired teacher for the Screven County School System with over 30 years of service, and attended Sylvania First United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Marsha Zeagler of Statesboro; two sisters, Carolyn Shepherd of Augusta, and Frankie Jeffers of Savannah; 2 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ulton A. Zeagler, Jr. Interment was at Zeagler Cemetery under the direction of Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home.

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ZUNIGA, Francisco
GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA: Francisco Mata Zuniga, 67, died August 12, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was born May 8, 1942 in EL Tulillo, Jalisco, Mexico to Teodoro Zuniga and Baudelia Mata. Survivors include his wife, Teresa Zuniga; ten children, Francisco G. Zuniga, Fabiola Zuniga, Martha Torres, Manuel Torres and Maria Torres, all of Georgia, Marisela Zuniga, Norma Torres, and Oscar Zuniga, all of Illinois, Alicia Zuniga of California, and Saul Zuniga of Mexico; two brothers, Ignacio Zuniga and Miguel Zuniga; three sisters, Ofelia Zuniga, Guadalupe Zuniga, and Maria Zuniga; 12 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Michael Catholic Church. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Memorial Park Funeral Home.

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