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OBITUARY PAGE - FEBRUARY 9, 2000 - JEFFERSON, GA

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MR. HEAD
World War II veteran
JEFFERSON - William Larkin Head, 74, died Sunday, February 6, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness.
Mr. Head was born in Dunwoody, DeKalb County, a son of the late Roy and Pamela Head.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy, and was retired from Plantation Pipeline Company. Mr. Head was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Jefferson.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 8, at the First United Methodist Church of Jefferson with the Rev. Gary Whatley officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Marjorie "Bunny" Vickery Head; sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen and Linda Head, Kingswood, Texas, and Charles and Sally Head, The Woodlands, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Robert Allen, Lake Jackson, Texas; daughter, Lisa Gordon, The Woodlands, Texas; step-daughter and step-son-in-law, Kaye and Charles Holecek, Houston, Texas; step-son and step-daughter-in-law, Mike and Nancy Massey, Taylor, Texas; one sister, Patricia Davis, Dunwoody; one brother, Roy Head, Dunwoody; grandchildren, Stevie Rochelle, Abigail and Andrew Head and Amanda and Matthew Allen; step-grandchildren, Scott and Judy Milner, Kelli and Shawn Frazier, James, Kristen and Laura Massey and Jennifer and Natalie Murdock; and four great-grandsons.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 96, Jefferson, GA 30549
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, February 9, 2000

MR. HOLLIFIELD
U.S. Air Force veteran
COMMERCE - Jimmy L. Hollifield, 56, died Sunday, February 6, 2000, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, following a sudden illness.
Mr. Hollifield was a son of Nelson Hollifield, Commerce, and the late Annie Richey Hollifield.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was employed with Chatham Sign Company.
Funeral services were held Monday, February 7, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Curtis Greene officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Shirley Baxter Hollifield; two brothers, Joe L. Hollifield, Nicholson, and Charles Hollifield, Warner Robins; and two sisters, Geraldine Carithers and Betty Mize, both of Commerce.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, February 9, 2000

MR. SHIRLEY
U.S. Navy veteran
HOMER - Hugh David Shirley, 41, died Tuesday, February 1, 2000, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, following a sudden illness.
Mr. Shirley was born November 20, 1958, in Gwinnett County. He was a son of Hugh Dorsey and Iris Hughes Shirley, Buford.
Mr. Shirley was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served from 1976 to 1992, and was employed as a truck driver with B.F.I. He was a member of Jefferson Lighthouse Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Friday, February 4, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Rev. Kevin Whitman officiating. Burial was in the New Prospect Methodist Church cemetery, Buford.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Susan Henderson Shirley; four sons, Adam Shirley, Andrew Shirley, Alex Shirley and Avery Shirley, all of Homer; two daughters, Stephanie Bean, Colquitt, and Amber Shirley, Homer; one sister, Heidi Register, Buford; one brother, Jeff Shirley, Conyers; grandparents, Linnie Shirley and Ruby Hughes, both of Buford; and two nieces, Hope Anderson and Heather Register.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, February 9, 2000

MR. WOOD
Retired truck driver
WINDER - Donald Wood, 69, died Thursday, February 3, 2000.
Mr. Wood was born in Jackson County, though he resided in Barrow County for the past 39 years. He was a son of the late Hoyt and Thelma Manus Wood.
Mr. Wood was a retired truck driver and was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held Saturday, February 5, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Kenneth Brewer and Kenneth Deaton officiating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Betty D. Wood; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Russell Meeks, Braselton; daughter, Nancy Elaine Wood, Winder; one son, Jeff Wood, Winder; two sisters, Belle Gilliland, Winder, and Betty Thomas, Braselton; and five grandchildren.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, February 9, 2000

MR. KESLER
Father of countian
TOCCOA - William Asbury "Dub" Kesler Sr., 81, died Wednesday, January 26, 2000.
A native of Stephens County, Mr. Kesler was a son of the late William Kesler and Myrtle Collins Kesler and the step-son of the late Tressie Power Kesler.
He had been employed with Hartwell Mills and was retired from Reigel Mills. Mr. Kesler was a member of Hill Street Baptist Church, the James Sunday School Class and The Happy Age Fellowship Group.
Funeral services were held Thursday, January 27, in the chapel of Acree-Davis Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Garrison officiating. Burial was in Stephens Memorial Gardens. James Adams, Dennis Brewer, Marvin Carter, Odell Coker, Don Shirley and Steve Worthy served as pallbearers. Members of the James Sunday School Class served as honorary escort.
Survivors include his wife, Idell Anderson Kesler; two daughters, Peggy Cain, Commerce, and Phyllis Davis, Toccoa; one son, William A. Kesler Jr., Toccoa; two sisters, Geneva Nix, Nicholson, and Helen Brewer, Commerce; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Acree-Davis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, February 9, 2000

MR. JORDAN
Brother of countian
DECATUR - Woodrow W. Jordan, 87, brother of Doris Langston, Commerce, died Friday, February 4, 2000.
Mr. Jordan worked many years in the textile industry.
Funeral services were held Monday, February 7, in the chapel of Wages & Sons Funeral Home, Stone Mountain, with the Rev. Dick Osborne officiating. Burial was in Melwood Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his sister, include his wife of 59 years, Thelma Saxon Jordan; two sons, Woodrow Jordan Jr., Decatur, and Syndell Jordan, Bogart; two daughters, Annette Hardy and Brenda Dunn, both of Loganville; sister, Lucille Saxon, Lumberton, N.C.; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Wages & Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, February 9, 2000

MR. POTTS
Truck driver
COMMERCE - James Thomas Potts, 53, died Tuesday, February 8, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Potts was a son of the late Jim Henry and Eula Mae Hayes Potts.
He was employed as a truck driver.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 10, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Donald Wilson and Charles Hardy officiating. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include his wife, Jackie Dianne Potts; two sons, Terry Potts and Jeff Potts, both of Commerce; one daughter, Shannon Maria Lester, Commerce; one brother, Henry Arthur Potts, Nicholson; one sister, Louise Brown, Maysville; and two grandchildren.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Ivie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, February 9, 2000

MISS PASSMORE
Sister of eight
GILLSVILLE - Miss Kathryn Ellen Passmore, 26, of Gillsville, died Thursday, January 27, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center following a sudden illness.
Miss Passmore was a daughter of James and Wilda Passmore, Gillsville. She was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 1, in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville, with the Revs. L.C. Buice and Rex Richards officiating. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include seven brothers, Johnny, Steve and Charles Passmore, all of Flowery Branch, Tommy Passmore, Maysville, Boby Passmore, Buford, Kenneth Passmore, Gillsville, and Richard Passmore, Lula; one sister, Susan Robinson, Flowery Branch; 19 nieces and nephews and one great-niece.
Memorial Park Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, February 9, 2000

MRS. FINDLEY
Homemaker
BOWMAN - Mrs. Linda Diane Bell Findley, 54, died Tuesday, February 1, 2000.
Mrs. Findley was born December 14, 1945, in Fulton County. She was a daughter of the late Tom and Era Bell.
Mrs. Findley was a homemaker.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, February 2, in the Vanna United Methodist Church cemetery with the Rev. Jack Findley III officiating.
Mrs. Findley is survived by her husband, Jack Findley Jr.; and one sister, Barbara Cox, Commerce.
Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, February 9, 2000

MR. WYCKOFF
Machinist
BRASELTON - Duane Wyckoff, 43, formerly of Gwinnett County, died Monday, February 7, 2000.
Mr. Wyckoff was born in New Jersey, having moved to Atlanta in 1964. He was a son of Duane and Dorothy Wyckoff, Snellville.
Mr. Wyckoff was a graduate of Berkmar High School and was employed as a machinist with Ciba Vision. He was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church, Auburn.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 10, at Wages Snellville Chapel with Pastor Rusty Newman officiating. Burial will be in Eternal Hills Memory Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Kathy Wyckoff; two daughters, Shanda DeLeon, Lilburn, and Cassandra Turner, Braselton; one son, Christopher Wyckoff, Braselton; one step-son, Joey Wellborn, Hoschton; one sister, Diane Skelton, Grayson; three brothers, Donald Wyckoff, Snellville, Daniel Wyckoff, Latimore, N.C., and Dale Wyckoff, Toccoa; paternal grandmother, Mary Wyckoff, Buford; and two grandchildren, Emily DeLeon, Norcross, and Noah Wellborn, Hoschton.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Tom M. Wages Funeral Home, Snellville.
Tom M. Wages Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, February 9, 2000

MRS. DANIEL
Jackson County native
JEFFERSON - Mrs. Dorothy Ann Daniel, 60, died Sunday, February 6, 2000.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Daniel was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie Young.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 10, at Maxey Hill Baptist Church, Jefferson, with the Rev. A. Jackson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Eugene Daniel Sr.; two daughters, Michelle Browner and Wanda Daniel, both of Jefferson; four sons, Eugene Daniel, Andre Daniel and Martin Daniel, all of Jefferson, and Anthony Daniel, Athens; step-mother, Mrs. Betty Jean Young, Winder; eight brothers, I.V. Young and Norman Lee Young, both of Atlanta, David Young, Keith Young, Robert Young, Sherman Lee Young and J.B. Young, all of Jefferson, and Kenny Young, Ohio; four sisters, Dolly Mae Tuggle and Lennise Little, both of Jefferson, and Ethel Lee Young and Charnessa Lee Young, both of Winder; and 15 grandchildren.
Visitation will not be held.
Eberhart & Son Mortuary, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, February 9, 2000


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