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OBITUARY PAGE - JANUARY 26, 2000 - HOMER, GA

MRS. SMITH
Jackson County native
MAYSVILLE - Mrs. Maybelle Baugh Smith, 82, died Sunday, January 23, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late Andrew and Cynthia Cagle Baugh.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Oliver Smith.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 25, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce. Burial was in the Grove Level Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include three sons, Hoyt Eugene Smith, Atlanta, Calvin Smith, Homer, and Randy Smith, Liberty, S.C.; one daughter, Mrs. Geraldine Brake, Maysville; one brother, Juluis Baugh, Maysville; one sister, Imogene Wilson, Gillsville; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, January 26, 2000

MRS. MORRIS
Homemaker
MAYSVILLE - Mrs. Clarice Morris, 73, died Saturday, January 22, 2000, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, following an extended illness.
A native of Hall County, Mrs. Morris had lived in Jackson County for the past four years. She had lived most of her life in Hall and Lumpkin counties.
Mrs. Morris was a homemaker and a member of Browns Chapel Church, Lumpkin County. She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. W.L. "Luke" Morris.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 25, at Browns Chapel Church with the Revs. Bobby Scott and Junior Evans officiating. Burial was in the Springway Baptist Church cemetery, Hall County.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Diane Massey, Maysville; one brother, Lewis Allen, Blue Ridge; six grandchildren, one great-grandchild and several other relatives.
Banister Funeral Home, Dahlonega, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, January 26, 2000

MR. RICH
Habersham County native
CORNELIA - Melvin H. Rich, 53, died Sunday, January 23, 2000.
A native of Habersham County, Mr. Rich was a son of the late Herbert and Kathleen Morris Rich.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 25, at the Baldwin Church of God with the Revs. Ernest Hunter and Ken Coomer officiating. Burial was in the New Hope Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include three sisters, Brenda Meister, Alto, and Ann Alexander and Shirley Weston, both of Baldwin; and one brother, Dwayne Rich, Eastanollee.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, January 26, 2000

MRS. ELLIOTT
Telfair County native
MILAN - Mrs. Rhonda Ann Conner Elliott died Wednesday, January 19, 2000, at Fairview Park Hospital, Dublin.
Mrs. Elliott was born in Telfair County.
Funeral services were held Saturday, January 22, in the chapel of Lowe's Funeral Home, Helena, with the Rev. Dr. Bob Frey officiating. Burial was in the Mount Olivet Church cemetery, Wheeler County.
Survivors include her husband, Russ Elliott; mother and step-father, Linda Sue and Phillip Jones, Homer; grandmother, Mrs. Beatrice Conner, Milan; one uncle, Jack Conner, Milan; and two aunts, Debbie Conner, Milan, and Cynthia Glaze, Cumming.
Lowe's Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, January 26, 2000

MRS. WOODS
Mother of countians
COMER - Mrs. Florence Woods, 71, died Tuesday, January 18, 2000, at Cobb Health Care.
Mrs. Woods was born February 28, 1928, in Gainesville. She was a daughter of the late Carl Thomas and Tressie Wilson Lord.
Mrs. Woods had been employed with Harmony Grove Mills. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Woods.
Funeral services were held Thursday, January 20, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Donald Wilson and Jimmy Owensby officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include two sons, Marvin Brown, Homer, and Harry Columbus Thomas, Danielsville; two daughters, Dorothy Garrett, Comer, and Martha Worley, Homer; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, January 26, 2000

MRS. HOOPER
Seamstress
MAYSVILLE - Mrs. Estelle E. Hooper, 89, died Wednesday, January 19, 2000, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. Hooper was born July 14, 1910, in Homer. She was a daughter of the late Colonel and Vassie Ayers Shubert.
Mrs. Hooper had worked as a seamstress with Blue Bell Manufacturing.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Hooper, a son, Kenneth Hooper, two brothers, Weldon and Dillard Shubert, and a sister, Grace Reid.
Funeral services were held Friday, January 21, at Maysville Baptist Church with the Revs. Bob Watson, Bob Scruton and Brian Stowe officiating. Burial was in the Silver Shoals Baptist Church cemetery, Homer.
Mrs. Hooper is survived by a daughter-in-law, Jennell Hooper, Maysville; and a sister-in-law, Annie B. Shubert, Maysville.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, January 26, 2000

MRS. ERTZBERGER
Atlanta native
BUCHANAN - Mrs. Mary Ann Ertzberger, 61, sister of Lewis Minnix, Commerce, died Friday, January 21, 2000.
Mrs. Ertzberger was born in Atlanta.
Funeral services were held Monday, January 24, in the chapel of L.W. McDonald & Son Funeral Home, Cumming.
Survivors, in addition to her brother, include her husband, Marvin Ertzberger; daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Mike Carson, Cumming; four sons, Russell Ertzberger, Troyce Ertzberger and Rodney Ertzberger, all of Buchanan, and Tony Ertzberger, Cumming; one sister, Sylvia Minnix, Atlanta; brother, Terry Minnix, Buchanan; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
L.W. McDonald & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, January 26, 2000

MRS. LORD
Mt. Olive Baptist Church member
COMMERCE - Mrs. Linda Joyce Maney Lord, 51, died Thursday, January 20, 2000, at her residence.
Mrs. Lord was born April 18, 1948, in Banks County. She was a daughter of the late Lee Edgar and Vera Beatrice Crumley Maney.
Mrs. Lord was employed with the Jackson County Health Department and was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Sunday, January 23, at Mount Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. Carlton Peters officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce. Steven Cash, Todd Bramlett, Eddie Hubbard, Cary Hubbard, Ricky Hogan and Kenneth Campbell served as pallbearers.
Survivors include her husband, Mike Lord; two sons, Derrick Lord and Dustin Lord, both of Commerce; three sisters, Brenda Cash, Homer, Vernell Hubbard, Lula, and Gwen Maney, Commerce; and two grandchildren, Bailee and Jessie Lord, both of Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, January 26, 2000



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