Madison County Obituaries...

 May 31, 2000


Gertrude G. Jones
Mrs. Gertrude Gordon Jones, 87, of Danielsville, died Friday, May 26, 2000.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Jones was a daughter of the late Emmett and Margie Hart Gordon.
She was a homemaker and a member of Danielsville Baptist Church.
Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Brown Jones, a son, Roger Jones, and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 28, at Danielsville Baptist Church with Arnold Brown and the Revs. Randy Crowe and Mike Hudman officiating. Burial was in Danielsville Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Jones' grandsons served as pallbearers.
Survivors include two daughters, Alice Turner, Hull, and Shirley Jones Spierto, Stone Mountain; three sons, Brannon O'Neal Jones and Joe Donald Jones, both of Danielsville, and Douglas Gordon Jones, Comer; one sister, Faye Gordon Hopkins, Athens; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 31, 2000

Martha H. Doster
Mrs. Martha Healan Doster, 55, of Jefferson, died Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Doster was born in Jackson County, a daughter of the late Clarence Healan and the late Evelyn Pressley Healan.
She was a seamstress and was a member of Crooked Creek Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 26, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Revs. Bill Carpenter and Louis Gaddis officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce. Ricky Lee Doster, Joey Fortson, Anthony Cleveland, Jerry Thomas, Dwayne Moore, Brian Street, Henry Doster, Wayne Doster and Tim Doster served as pallbearers.
Survivors include her husband, Billy Doster; two daughters, Donna Cleveland, Danielsville, and Pam McElroy, Winterville; one sister, Jonelle Street, Gainesville; two brothers, Edward Healan, Oakwood, and Doyle Healan, Flowery Branch; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 31, 2000

Lewis G. Gamblin
Lewis G. Gamblin, 75, of Maysville, died Friday, May 26, 2000, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.
Mr. Gamblin was born November 14, 1924, in Union County. He was a son of the late L.E. and Hattie Lunsford Gamblin.
Mr. Gamblin was a U.S. Army veteran and had worked as a mechanic. He was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 29, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce. Burial was in Crestlawn, Atlanta.
Survivors include one son, Eugene Gamblin, Atlanta; one daughter, Teresa Turco, Maysville; two step-sons, Larry Hill, Lithia Springs, and Jerry Noles, Peachtree City; two step-daughters, Jo Lynn Flynn, Villa Rica, and Brenda Mills, Maysville; and three grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 31, 2000

Jimmy Mattox
Jimmy Lowell Mattox, 64, of Carlton, died Saturday, May 27, 2000.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mr. Mattox was a son of the late John A. and Rossie Lovinggood Mattox.
He was a quarry man in the granite industry and was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 29, in the chapel of Hicks Funeral Home, Elberton, with the Rev. Gary Purvis officiating. Burial was in Forrest Hills Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Pauline McCannon Mattox; two daughters, Rose Bruce, Carlton, and Josephine Parker, Nicholson; three sons, Henry Mattox and David Mattox, both of Elberton, and Chuck McCannon, Barnesville; two sisters, Lessie Scott, Crawford, and Nell McCannon, Carlton; two brothers, William B. Mattox, Crawford, and George B. Mattox, Lexington; eight grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Hicks Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 31, 2000

Jerry L. Peyton
Jerry Lee Peyton, 41, of Homer, died Friday, May 26, 2000, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.
Mr. Peyton was born July 17, 1958, a son of Geneva Peyton, Homer, and the late Rudolph Peyton.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 28, at Silver Shoals Baptist Church with the Rev. Sam Parson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Peyton is survived by one brother, Michael Peyton, Commerce.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 31, 2000

Clifford J. Herzog
Clifford John Herzog, 80, of College Park, formerly of Athens, died Thursday, May 25, 2000.
A native of Berks County, Penn., Mr. Herzog was a son of John and Florence Anderson Herzog.
He was a retired salesman. Mr. Herzog was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Belle Bullock Herzog.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 27, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, with the Revs. Herbert Burcher and Nesbitt Odom officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Brenda J. and David Childers, Senoia; grandchildren and spouses, Michele and Thomas Redwine, Newnan, and Peter and Brooke Childers, College Park; granddaughter, April Childers, Senoia; one great-grandchild, Devon Childers.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 31, 2000

Silas D. Marlow
Silas David Marlow, infant son of Alvin and Tonya David Marlow, Maysville, died Thursday, May 25, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 26, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Brian Stowe officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a sister, Bayleigh Marlow, Maysville; grandparents, Steve and Vickie David and Coy and Montez Marlow, all of Maysville; great-grandparents, Pearl Veal, Commerce, Buddy Veal, Gainesville, and Marshall and Clar David, Maysville; and great-great-grandmother, Louise Snipes, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 31, 2000

Kristi D. Wood
Miss Kristi Diane Wood, 26, of Nicholson, died Monday, May 29, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Miss Wood was born August 30, 1973, in Clarke County. She was a daughter of Nancy Williamson Farmer and Charles William Wood, both of Nicholson.
Miss Wood was of the Methodist denomination.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 31, at Antioch United Methodist Church, Nicholson, with the Rev. Howard Rhodes officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her step-father, Larry Farmer, Nicholson; one brother, Kelly Farmer, Nicholson; two sisters, Traci Banks, Homer, and Shannon Glines, Commerce; and grandmothers, Jean Williamson and Sally Wood, both of Nicholson, and Sara Duren, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 31, 2000

Florence Sailers
Mrs. Florence Sailers, 89, of Commerce, died Monday, May 29, 2000, at BJC Nursing Home.
Mrs. Sailers was born December 23, 1910, a daughter of the late Thomas Crow and Nora Carlan McConnell.
She was a housewife. Mrs. Sailers was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Sailers.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 31, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Kent Cranford officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Park, Commerce.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Raphel Barnett, Commerce; daughter, Janice Slay, Winterville; one brother, Fred McConnell, Pittsburg, Texas; two sisters, Leona Hawks, Nicholson, and Ora Mae Pace, Athens; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 31, 2000

Bobby J. Morris
Bobby James Morris, 48, of Lula, died Friday, May 26, 2000, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.
Mr. Morris was born December 10, 1951, in Jackson County. He was a son of Robert and Minnie Ruth Reid Morris, Lula.
Mr. Morris was a teacher and coach at Banks County High School. He attended Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Lula.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 28, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with the Rev. Ralph O. Smith officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Doris Delean Meeler Morris; one son, Reggie Morris, Lula; one daughter, Ashley Bachelor, Maysville; and one sister, Linda Wehunt, Gainesville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.
The Madison County Journal, May 31, 2000


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