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Ricky Tate
Ricky V. Tate, of Carlton, died Saturday, April 26, 2008.
He was a native of Hart County and the son of Barbara Moon Mason and the late Buford Ray Tate.
Survivors in addition to his mother, include his wife, Gloria E. Dudley Tate; a son, Trevor Tate; daughter, Ferron Tate; step-son, Terry Reese; step-daughters, Sarah Smith, Sharon Lyle, Karen Menard, Adrian Henderson; brother, Michael Ray Tate; 14 step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 2, at the New Hope Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Bruce Kesler officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 8, 2008.
‘Polly’ Pittman
Dorothy Pauline “Polly” Pittman, 85, of Nicholson, died Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at BJC Nursing Home.
Born in Clarke County, she was the daughter of the late Clarke and Wreathea Burroughs Crowe. She was a member of the Gordons Chapel United Methodist Church and was a homemaker.
Mrs. Pittman was preceded in death by her husband, John “Dub” Pittman.
Survivors include a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Keith and Manda Barnett, Commerce; granddaughter and friend, Wanda Barnett and Mark Perry, Nicholson; great-grandchild, Kady Barnett, Commerce; niece, Patsy Doster, Colbert.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 2, at Nicholson Baptist Church with the Revs. Terry Smith and Bob Habeck officiating. Burial was in the Gordons Chapel United Methodist Church cemetery.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 8, 2008.
‘Pat’ Melton
Patricia June “Pat” Melton, 69, of Carlton, died Sunday, May 4, 2008, at Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens.
A native of Hull, she was a resident of Quiet Oaks and former resident of Sandy Cross. She was the daughter of the late James Albert and Reba Joan Yarbrough Melton and was retired from AB&B Incorporated after 35 years. She was a member of Hull Baptist Church.
Survivors include Jimmy C. Johnson and his four sons, Randy Johnson, Watkinsville, Stan Johnson, Athens, Jody Johnson, Lexington, and Jeff Johnson, Matthews, N.C.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 6, at Hull Baptist Church with the Revs. Randy Crowe and Hoyt Johnson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Residents’ Flower Garden at Quiet Oaks Health Care, P.O. Box 613, Crawford, Ga.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 8, 2008.
Herbert Barnes
Herbert Mosley Barnes, 87, of Royston, died Friday, May 2, 2008.
Born in Franklin County on June 5, 1920, he was the son of the late John Frank and Daisy Doyle Barnes. He was retired from Standard Oil Company and was a member of the Royston First United Methodist Church. He is the last surviving member of his immediate family, and was preceded in death by brothers, John Frank Barnes, James Doyle Barnes, DeWitt Bruce Barnes and Francis Bert Barnes; and a sister, Madge Barnes.
Mr. Barnes enjoyed cooking for his family and friends and was a caregiver to his mother, loved ones stated.
Survivors include a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 6, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home with the Rev. Mac Enfinger and Mrs. Annette Oglesby officiating. Burial was in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Royston.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Royston First United Methodist Church, 137 Franklin Springs Rd., Royston, Ga. 30662.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 8, 2008.
Joneal Griffeth
Joneal Daniel Griffeth, of Danielsville, died Sunday, May 4, 2008.
She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J.O. Daniel and lived her entire life in Madison County, mostly in the city limits of Danielsville. She attended North Georgia College and worked for 30 years in the family business, Griffeth Brothers Tire Company. In recent years, she enjoyed her “part-time” job with the United States Department of Agriculture. Mrs. Griffeth was preceded in death by her husband, Joe K. Griffeth.
Survivors include brothers and sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Griffeth and Mrs. Phil C. Griffeth, all of Colbert, Mr. and Mrs. Alton Jordan, Covington, Bill Garrison, Easley, S.C.; and numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of good friends.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 7, at Moon’s Grove Baptist Church, where she was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Jeff Bray, Brad Dickens, Jim Garrison, Terry Garrison, Gavin Griffeth, Phillip Griffeth, Eric Morgan and Tim Powell. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Adult V Sunday School Class of Moon’s Grove Baptist Church.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 8, 2008.
Michael Benefield
Michael Ray Benefield, 50, of Carnesville, died Monday, May 5, 2008, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Hall County, he was the son of Willie M. King of Carnesville and the late Cecil William Benefield. He was married to Sherry Faye Benefield, who died from injuries sustained in the same automobile accident.
Survivors in addition to his mother, include daughters, Tina Ann Benefield and Tammy Faye Benefield, both of Carnesville; brothers, Terry, Billy, David and Randolph Benefield, all of Carnesville, and Thomas Benefield, Winder; sisters, Alice Middlebrooks and Michelle Arthur, both of Winder, Linda Mayfield, Jackson County, Yvonne Crist, Louisiana, Dana Gloss, Stephens County; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 7, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 8, 2008.
Sherry Benefield
Sherry Faye Benefield, of Carnesville, died Monday, May 5, 2008, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was married to Michael Ray Benefield, who died from injuries in the same accident. Born in Tillsburg, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Martin and Nelda Jean Olgles McSherdon.
Survivors include daughters, Tina Ann Benefield and Tammy Faye Benefield, both of Carnesville; three grandchildren; grandmother, Pearl Word, Covington; brothers, Harvey Pitts, Covington, Tracy McSherdon, Stockbridge; aunt, Janice Adams, Porterdale.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 7, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, after which the body will be cremated.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, April 8, 2008.



 

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