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 May 10, 2000


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MR. NORMAN
Boy Scout leader
COMMERCE - Jim Norman, 48, died Thursday, May 4, 2000, at his residence.
Mr. Norman was born September 21, 1951, in Cleveland County, N.C. He was a son of the late Robert Max Norman and the step-son of Karl and Charlene Notz, Kingston, Tenn.
Mr. Norman was employed with Wal-Mart and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Oakridge, Tenn. He was also a member of the Banks County Volunteer Fire Department and the Banks County Booster Club and served as a Boy Scout leader.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 6, at Beaverdam Baptist Church with the Rev. David Friend officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his step-parents, include his wife, Linda Sue Kerr Norman; two sons, James Randall Norman and Robert Max Norman, both of Commerce; two brothers, Tommy Norman, Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Tom Notz, Oakridge, Tenn.; and three sisters, Karen Miller, Cincinnati, Ohio, Julie Siemmens, Knoxville, Tenn., and Kathy Wellborne, Louisville, Ky.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MRS. MEACHAM
Retired office manager
JEFFERSON - Mrs. Bertha Dorn Meacham, 92, died Wednesday, May 3, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.
Mrs. Meacham was born April 21, 1908, in New Orleans, La. She was a daughter of the late Charles and Victorine Peres Dorn.
Mrs. Meacham was a retired office manager and homemaker and was a member of St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, Commerce. She was also a member of the Jackson County Senior Citizens Center and a member of the AARP.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 6, at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church with Father Richard Tibbets officiating. Private burial services were held Sunday, May 7, in Winterville.
Survivors include one son, Charles Dorn Meacham, Richmond, Va.; one daughter, Sandra Gutknecht, Jefferson; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, 708 State Street, Commerce, GA 30529, or to the Jackson County Senior Citizens Center, 219 Darnell Road, Jefferson GA 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MRS. STRICKLAND
Homemaker
JEFFERSON - Mrs. Reutrell "Granny" Strickland, 80, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.
Mrs. Strickland had lived in Jefferson for 52 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Rogers Baptist Church.
Mrs. Strickland was preceded in death by her husband, William Dewey Strickland, a son, Roger Dale Strickland, and a grandson, William "Pee-Wee" Strickland.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at Living Word Worship Center, Jefferson, with the Revs. Dennis Kesler and Richard James officiating. Burial will be in Moons Grove Cemetery, Madison County. Rick Strickland, Dennis Strickland, Johnathan Strickland, Tim Strickland, Kendall Strickland and Dale Dill will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Greg Huckaby, Tony Williams and Chris Motes.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia Anne and Curtis Warren, Charleston, S.C., Peggy and Butch Usry, Lawrenceville, and Faye and Johnny Swain, Jefferson; sons and daughters-in-law, William and Kathleen Strickland, Donald and Kathy Strickland, Wayne and Wanda Strickland and Dwight and Delia Strickland, all of Jefferson, and Daniel and Pat Strickland, Athens; son, David Strickland, Jefferson; one brother, Floyd Baxter, Gainesville; two sisters, Sylvia Callaway, Greenwood, S.C., and Dot Montgomery, Athens; 28 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and special friends Dot and Amos Hensley, Jefferson.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Jackson Funeral Home, Jefferson.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MR. HILL
Employed in
maintenance
MAYSVILLE - Dennis Hill, 51, died Sunday, May 7, 2000, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mr. Hill was born August 14, 1948, in Hall County. He was a son of Mary Frances Martin Hill, Maysville, and the late Don L. Hill.
Mr. Hill was self-employed in maintenance and was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 8, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Brian Stowe officiating. Burial was in Sunrise Cemetery, Maysville. David Reynolds, Ben Hopkins, William Austin, James Scroggs, Eddie Pruitt, Emory Merk and Larry Presley served as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include one daughter, Sharon Denise Hill, Gainesville; and one brother, Steve Hill, Hull.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MR. EDGE
Security guard
COMMERCE - J.C. Edge, 68, died Monday, May 8, 2000, at his residence.
Mr. Edge was born February 7, 1932. He was a son of the late Charlie and Maruy Jarrard Edge.
Mr. Edge was employed with Jackson County as a security guard.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 10, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Mark Poston officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include his wife, Maudane Edge; one son, Jeffery Edge, Commerce; daughter and son-in-law, Tina and Larry Swain, Commerce; one brother; one sister; and two grandchildren, Jamaica Edge and Camille Swain.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MR. LANCE
Retired
construction worker
JEFFERSON - Jack Leonard Lance, 61, died Wednesday, May 3, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center following a sudden illness.
Mr. Lance was born January 15, 1939, in Jackson County. He was a son of Myrtle Bray, Commerce, and the late L.C. Lance.
Mr. Lance was a retired construction worker. He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Vickery Lance.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 7, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Rev. Donald Wilson officiating. Burial was in Danielsville Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sons, Wiley Leanord Lance, Ellijay, and Johnny Lance, Oakwood; four daughters, Kathaleen Parlier, Grantsville, Jackie Gaffney, Cumming, Sherri Ramey, Braselton, and Tina Norsworthy, Flowery Branch; and four brothers, William Lance and Buren Bray, both of Jefferson, Telford Bray, Braselton, and Randall Bray, Illinois.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MRS. DALTON
Stephens
County native
MAYSVILLE - Mrs. Zudie Mae Cheek Dalton, 62, died Thursday, May 4, 2000, at St. Mary's Hospital, Athens, following a brief illness.
Mrs. Dalton was born January 2, 1938, in Stephens County. She was a daughter of the late Jack and Della Ramey Cheek.
Mrs. Dalton was employed with Solectron and attended Line Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Dalton.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 7, in the chapel of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Revs. Ernest Hunter and Kenneth McEntire officiating. Burial was in the Line Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Rosa Lee Pancoast, Carnesville; one son, Clinton Turpin, Elberton; one sister, Doris Grantom, Toccoa; three brothers, Andrew Cheek and Phillip Cheek, both of Toccoa, and Jack Cheek, Clarkesville; and two grandchildren.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MISS EDWARDS
Retail clerk
COMMERCE - Miss Lisa Michelle Edwards, 24, died Wednesday, May 3, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Miss Edwards was born July 28, 1975, in Anderson, S.C. She was employed as a retail clerk.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 5, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Dennis Kesler officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include one son, Hunter Edwards, Commerce; one sister, Audrey Edwards, Commerce; and grandmother, Mayo Edwards, Commerce.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MRS. WOOD
Housewife
HOSCHTON - Mrs. Mildred L. Wood, 75, died Saturday, May 6, 2000.
Born in Shelby County, Ala., Mrs. Wood was a daughter of the late Edwin and Emmer Dell Crawford Etress.
She had resided in Hoschton for the past 13 years. Mrs. Wood was a housewife and a member of the First Baptist Church of Hoschton. She was preceded in death by a son, Harry C. Wood, in 1998.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 8, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. John Mark Carpenter and Ricky Thrasher officiating. Burial was in the Hoschton City Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Wood, Hoschton; one daughter, Marie Adams, Cumming; one brother, Hylott Armstrong, Birmingham, Ala.; and four grandchildren.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MR. FAZEKAS
U.S. Air Force veteran
BOGART - Daniel Joseph Fazekas, 56, died Thursday, May 4, 2000.
Mr. Fazekas was born in Virginia, a son of the late Paul and Elizabeth Escoe Fazekas.
He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1964 to 1972 and worked as a risk manager for Wal-Mart. Mr. Fazekas was a member of the International Church of Christ, Athens, and was a retired state director for Loyal Order of the Moose.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 8, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, with the Rev. Sonny Sessions officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Fazekas; three daughters, Lisa Slusher, Hull, Katherine Gee, Colbert, and Amanda Wallace, Cartersville; four sons, Paul Fazekas, Phoenix, Ariz., Andy Fazekas, Commerce, and Scott Nunnally and Travis Nunnally, both of Bogart; two sisters, Mary Scott, Kentucky, and Betty Hanson, Connecticut; 13 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Moose Heart and Moose Haven, 2011 Monroe Hwy., Bogart, GA 30622.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MR. YANG
Retired farmer
COMMERCE - Seu Yang, 78, died April 21, 2000, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, following an extended illness.
Mr. Yang was born March 2, 1922, in Vietnam. He was a retired farmer.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 6, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson. Burial was in Georgia Memorial Park, Marietta.
Mr. Yang is survived by four sons, Seng Yang, California, Charsoua Yang, Des Moines, Iowa, Her Yang, Commerce, and Sou Yang, Jefferson; one daughter, Xai Lee, Des Moines, Iowa; 37 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MRS. STEWART
Former teacher
CLAYTON - Mrs. Lucy Cornelia Phillips Wilburn Stewart, 74, of Clayton, died Sunday, May 7, 2000.
Mrs. Stewart was born in Madison County, a daughter of the late Otis and Ruth Watson Phillips.
She was a former teacher and had been employed with Champion Clothing Store. Mrs. Stewart was preceded in death by her first husband, J.B. Wilburn, and her second husband, Edward Stewart.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 9, at Collier Baptist Church with the Revs. Terry Smith and Ray Jenkins officiating. Burial was in Danielsville Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include one daughter, Sheila Kelley, Comer; one son, Johnny Wilburn, Homer; two step-daughters, Marinell Hettrick, Athens, and Susan Williams, Hull; two step-sons, William Stewart, Monticello, and David Stewart, Lakeland, Fla.; one sister, Jean Williams, Commerce; and one grandson, Troy Wilburn.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MR. BROWN
Logger
STARR, S.C. - Jimmy Carlton Brown, 60, died Thursday, May 4, 2000, at Anderson Area Medical Center.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Brown was a son of James Brown and Mae Linda McLennan, Commerce.
He was a logger and was retired.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 6, in the chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home with the Rev. Gordy Craft officiating. Burial was in Forest Lawn Memorial Garden, Anderson, S.C.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Sara R. Brown; one daughter, Nancy Harbin, Anderson, S.C.; one son, Marty Brown, Anderson, S.C.; four step-sons, David Brock, Robert Brock, Roy Brock and Sammy Brock, all of Anderson, S.C.; one brother, Jack Brown, Commerce; two sisters, Kay Hill, Maysville, and Tilly Wilson, Black Mountain, N.C.; and two grandchildren, Jake and Daniel Harbin, both of Anderson, S.C.
Woodlawn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MR. LITTLE
Former
Braselton resident
AUBURN - Jackie V. Little, 59, died Wednesday, May 3, 2000.
Born in Barrow County, Mr. Little was a son of Susie Little Gunter, Winder, and the late Frank Little.
He was a former resident of Braselton, a member of The Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame and was of the Baptist denomination.
Mr. Little was preceded in death by his brother, Glenn Little.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 5, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Gary Carlyle, Jimmy Strickland and Ricky Tuggle officiating. Burial was in the Union Baptist Church cemetery, Hall County.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include one brother, the Rev. Edwin Little, Auburn; nephew, Mike Little, Statham; former wife, Dottie Pugh Little, Suwanee; step-daughter, Gina Whitaker, Suwanee; and step-granddaughter, Jasmine Whitaker, Suwanee.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MRS. MARTIN
Mother of three
WINDER - Mrs. Susan Reneé Martin, 31, died Thursday, May 4, 2000.
Mrs. Martin was a daughter of Russell and S. Galye Ward Doster, Statham. She attended Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by a brother, Scott Brady Doster.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 7, in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home, Winder. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her husband, David M. Martin; three daughters, Emily Reneé Martin, Kayla Gayle Martin and Ashley Jewel Martin, all of Winder; one brother, Russ Doster, Statham; two sisters, Janet Beech and Amy Doster Jackson, both of Winder; and grandmothers, Hazel Doster, Winder, and Johnnie Keesler, Brockton.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MRS. STEWART
Reared in
Jackson County
LOGANVILLE - Mrs. Helen P. Stewart, 82, died Friday, March 10, 2000.
Mrs. Stewart was raised in the Jackson County area and was a graduate of Piedmont College. She was a retired teacher with DeKalb County Schools and was a member of Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Stewart was a former resident of Wesley Woods Towers and a current resident of Southern Plantation, Loganville.
A memorial service was held Monday, March 13, in the chapel of A.S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home with Dr. John A. Simmons officiating.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ted A. Stewart, Loganville; one sister, Mary Johnson, Villa Rica; one brother, Ray Pruitt, Commerce; and three grandchildren, Michael, Scot and Margaret.
A.S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MR. HANES
U.S. Army veteran
BRASELTON - William Almond Hanes, 80, died Sunday, May 7, 2000, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, following a brief illness.
Mr. Hanes was born in Barrow County, but had lived all of his life in Hall County. He was a son of the late Henry and Mamie Hanes.
Mr. Hanes served with the U.S. Army during World War II and was awarded the World War II Victory Medal, the American Service Medal, the Bronze Star, the Good Conduct Medal and the European African Middle Eastern Medal with three bronze stars.
He was a retired farmer and was a member of Chestnut Mountain Baptist Church. Mr. Hanes was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald Hanes.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 9, in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville, with the Rev. John Bautsic officiating. Burial was in the Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Cooper Hanes; daughter and son-in-law, Beth Hanes and Herman DeLaPerriere III, Braselton; son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Angie Howell Hanes, Braselton; brother-in-law, Fred Cooper, Chestnut Mountain; sisters-in-law, Carolyn Bagwell, Gainesville, and Sylvia Cooper, Chestnut Mountain; grandchildren, Jennifer and Mark Poole, Nicole DeLaPerriere, Herman DeLaPerriere IV, William DeLa-Perriere, Meagan Hanes, Callie Hanes and Abby Hanes; and several aunts, nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Eagle Boy's Ranch, Chestnut Mountain, or to the charity of one's choice.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MR. HAYNIE
Jackson County native
FLOWERY BRANCH - Aubory E. Haynie, 70, died Sunday, May 7, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness.
Born in Jackson County, Mr. Haynie had lived in Hall County for the past 50 years.
He was a retired used car salesman for Quality Motors and was a member of Grace Baptist Church.
Mr. Haynie was preceded in death by his wife, Sybil Maloch Haynie, and a daughter, Nancy Gail Puckett.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 9, in the chapel of Little-Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville, with the Revs. Jack Pierce and Roy Bailey officiating. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Jerry E. Haynie, Flowery Branch; daughter-in-law, Vera Haynie, Gainesville; grandchildren, Curtis and Lisa Haynie, Joshua and Tangee Puckett and Dana Gail Puckett, all of Flowery Branch, Jason and Rebecca Puckett, Gainesville, and Jessica Leigh Haynie, Hoschton; four great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Little-Davenport Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MR. BRASELTON
World War II veteran
LAWRENCEVILLE - Harrison W. "Harry" Braselton, 88, formerly of Braselton, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at Emory Hospital of congestive heart failure.
Mr. Braselton's parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Braselton, of Braselton. He was one of eight brothers and sisters, and his father was mayor of Braselton for 50 years. His grandfather, William Harrison Braselton, was the founder of the town in 1876.
Mr. Braselton was a graduate of Braselton High School Class of 1930, where he was a member of the varsity basketball team which played in the national basketball tournament at the University of Chicago. He graduated from the University of Georgia in the Class of 1934, with a degree in business administration. Mr. Braselton worked for nine years as a salesman and head bookkeeper for the Braselton Allied Companies.
He was a veteran of World War II. Mr. Braselton served three years in New Guinea and the Phillippines with the Army Finance Department. In 1946, he began work at The Brand Banking Company as cashier. He had a distinguished 50-year career with The Brand Bank and retired in 1995 as chairman of the board.
Mr. Braselton was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lawrenceville. He was active in Gwinnett County activities and many organizations. He was a former president of the Kiwanis Club, a former president of the Gwinnett County Bulldog Club, a former member of the Gwinnett Housing Authority and served for 25 years as a founding member and secretary of the Gwinnett Industrial Building Authority and the Development Authority of Gwinnett County. Mr. Braselton was also a former member of the Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 11, in the chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, with Dr. Lamar Holley and the Rev. Joann Malone officiating. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce, at 4 p.m. Bartow Morgan Jr., Brand Morgan, John Childs, Dr. George Ezzard, Bill Holt, Dr. Verner Chaffin and James Purcell will serve as pallbearers. Honorary escorts will be Board of Directors and employees of Brand Banking Company, Harold Craig, Mack Meeks, James Henderson, Judge Homer Stark and Patricia Morgan Thomas.
Mr. Braselton is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dorothy Verner Braselton; a daughter, Ruth Braselton Morris, and son-in-law, Dr. Brian H. Morris, Cockeysville, Md.; a granddaughter, Lauren Elizabeth Ruth Morris, Cockeysville, Md.; and several nieces and nephews.
The family was to have received friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Tim Stewart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MR. SWINDLE
Former mayor
NICHOLSON - Harold S. Swindle, 83, died Monday, May 8, 2000, at his residence.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Swindle was a son of the late Tilman and Nellia Adams Swindle.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and was a retired poultry farmer. Mr. Swindle was a member of Nicholson Baptist Church and had attended New Hope Baptist Church. He was also a member of Hudson Lodge #294 F&AM.
Mr. Swindle served as Democratic Committeeman for Jackson County, Justice of the Peace and as Mayor of Nicholson for 18 years.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 10, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Ervin Goss, Mike Stowers and Robert Nash officiating. Burial was in the Nicholson Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Ella Tee Coleman Swindle; son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Jackie Swindle, Nicholson; daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Jack Pirkle, Clermont; sister and brother-in-law, Sybil and Herbert Barnett, Nicholson; grandsons and wives, Keith and Jenny Swindle and Tim and Jill Swindle, all of Nicholson; grandchildren, Toby Swindle, Nicholson, and Ashley, Allison and Shawn Pirkle, all of Clermont; and four great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Courtney, Shayla and Zack, all of Nicholson.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

MR. GRIFFIN
Spaulding
County native
NICHOLSON - Calvin Barney Griffin, 32, died Monday, May 8, 2000.
Mr. Griffin was born August 31, 1967, in Spaulding County. He was a son of Barney and Donna Cox Griffin, Maysville.
Mr. Griffin was a member of Cave Springs Baptist Church.
He was the husband of the late Laury LaSharon Roach Griffin, and the father of Ryley Drake Griffin and Joshua Tyler Griffin.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at Solid Rock Baptist Church, Maysville, with the Revs. Swayne Carlan, Terry Hagwood and Brian Stowe officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include two brothers, Jeremy Griffin and Matthew Griffin, both of Maysville; five sisters, Cynthia Bartow, Ashville, Angela Mason, Rebecca Plemmons and Theresa Yale, all of Asheville, N.C., and Elizabeth Wilson, Pendergrass; and grandparents, Bill and Ruth Cox, Dayton, Ohio, and Eva Griffin, Maysville.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 2000

MRS. GRIFFIN
Baker & Taylor employee
COMMERCE - Mrs. Laury LaSharon Roach Griffin, 25, died Monday, May 8, 2000.
Mrs. Griffin was born July 3, 1974, in Jackson County. She was a daughter of Doris Cook Roach, Commerce, and the late Edward Roach.
Mrs. Griffin was employed at Baker & Taylor, Commerce. She was the wife of the late Calvin Barney Griffin, and the mother of the late Ryley Drake Griffin and Joshua Tyler Griffin.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at Solid Rock Baptist Church, Maysville, with the Revs. Swayne Carlan, Terry Hagwood and Brian Stowe officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two sisters, Wendy Baum and Melody Roach, both of Commerce; and grandfather, Horace Roach, Commerce.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

GRIFFIN
Child
NICHOLSON - Ryley Drake Griffin, 6, died Monday, May 8, 2000.
Ryley was born April 11, 1994, in Jackson County. He was a son of the late Calvin Barney and Laury LaSharon Roach Griffin.
Ryley was the brother of the late Joshua Tyler Griffin.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at Solid Rock Baptist Church, Maysville, with the Revs. Swayne Carlan, Terry Hagwood and Brian Stowe officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his grandparents, Barney and Donna Griffin, Maysville, and Doris Roach, Commerce; and great-grandparents, Bill and Ruth Cox, Dayton, Ohio, Eva Griffin, Maysville, and Horace Roach, Commerce.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000

GRIFFIN
Child
NICHOLSON - Joshua Tyler Griffin, 4, died Monday, May 8, 2000.
Joshua was born September 26, 1995, in Jackson County. He was a son of the late Calvin Barney and Laury LaSharon Roach Griffin.
Joshua was the brother of the late Ryley Drake Griffin.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at Solid Rock Baptist Church, Maysville, with the Revs. Swayne Carlan, Terry Hagwood and Brian Stowe officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his grandparents, Barney and Donna Griffin, Maysville, and Doris Roach, Commerce; and great-grandparents, Bill and Ruth Cox, Dayton, Ohio, Eva Griffin, Maysville, and Horace Roach, Commerce.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 10, 2000


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