Madison County Obituaries...

 June 14, 2000


Peggy J. Barber
Mrs. Peggy Jane Barber, 48, of Danielsville, died Tuesday, June 6, 2000.
Born in Madison County, Mrs. Barber was a daughter of Mary Hunsinger Gaddis and the late Howard O. Gaddis.
She was a bookkeeper for Madison County and was a member of Macedonia Holiness Church.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 9, at Macedonia Holiness Church with the Revs. William Anglin and Artis Anglin officiating. Burial was in Danielsville Memorial Gardens. Tim Smith, Trampus Anglin, HC West, Frank Sanders, Carter Dove and Jerone Hill served as pallbearers.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Ricky Barber; one son, Michael Dowell, Ila; three sisters, Becky Anglin, Danielsville, Wanda Callaway, Carlton, and Donna Hunsinger, Athens; four brothers, George Gaddis, Billy Gaddis, Jr. Gaddis and Greg Gaddis, all of Danielsville; one grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 14, 2000

Jeanette B. Sheridan
Mrs. Jeanette Brown Sheridan, 81, of Danielsville, died Wednesday, June 7, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Sheridan was born June 17, 1918, in Madison County. She was a daughter of the late Van and Nellie Langford Brown.
Mrs. Sheridan was a retired bookkeeper with Williams Energies and was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hoyt Augustus Sheridan, a brother, Otho Brown, and four sisters, Quilla Brown, Stella Henley, Jessie Beville and Recie Black.
Mrs. Sheridan was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 9, at Providence Baptist Church with the Revs. Johnny Tucker and Albert Vaughn officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Walter and Miriam Sheridan, Bowman; granddaughter, Mimi Sheridan, Bowman; and several nephews.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 14, 2000

John D. Collins
John David Collins, 53, of Colbert, died Thursday, June 8, 2000.
Mr. Collins was born in Clarke County, a son of John Ed and Marjorie Clark Collins.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during the Vietnam War, and was employed as a locksmith with the University of Georgia.
No services will be held.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 14, 2000

Jimmy H. Collins
Jimmy Hamilton Collins, 64, of Maysville, died Monday, June 12, 2000, at his residence.
Mr. Collins was born October 17, 1935, in Jackson County. He was a son of Charles E. and Faye Tucker Collins, Commerce.
Mr. Collins was a retired auditor and a member of Madison Street Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Anne Collins.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 14, at Madison Street Baptist Church with the Rev. David Harbin officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Sandra Carter Collins; two sons, Jay Hamilton Collins, Atlanta, and Jimmy David Collins, Ila; one daughter, Robin Renee Scoggins, Ila; two step-sons, Casey Evans, Maysville, and Edward Chuck Evans, Gainesville; one sister, Charla Lowe, Commerce; a foster brother, Gerald Mullins, Redding, Calif.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 14, 2000

Pauline S. Pittman
Mrs. Pauline Seagraves Pittman, 88, of Nicholson, died Friday, June 9, 2000, at BJC Nursing Home.
Mrs. Pittman was born March 15, 1912, in Madison County. She was a daughter of the late Arb and Nobie Gunnells Seagraves.
Mrs. Pittman was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Theo Otis Pittman, and two sons, Otis Pittman and Billy Pittman.
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 11, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. David Harbin officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Henry Pittman, Nicholson; one daughter, Hazel Lester, Nicholson; one brother, J.B. Seagraves, Kannapolis, N.C.; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 14, 2000

Telford B. Lord
Telford Bert Lord, 53, of Commerce, died Sunday, June 11, 2000, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mr. Lord was born November 25, 1946, in Jackson County. He was a son of Betty Shirley Lord and the late Telford L. Lord.
Mr. Lord was a graduate of Commerce High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Vietnam War, and was retired from Bell South.
Private graveside services were held Wednesday, June 14, at Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce, with Randy Wilhite officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Patty Lord; three daughters, Denise Roberson, Athens, Teresa Wilhite, Buford, and Jeanna Skelton, Braselton; one sister, Marvalee Townsend, Marietta; two brothers, Robin Lord, Commerce, and John Shirley Lord, North Carolina; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Jackson Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 14, 2000

J.B. Humphries
J.B. Humphries, 74, of Commerce, died Thursday, June 8, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Humphries was born October 21, 1925, a son of the late Allie and Genevie Smith Humphries.
He had been employed as a truck driver.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 10, at New Bridge Baptist Church with the Revs. Bill Manus and Verner London officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Flora Gerrell Humphries; daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Malcolm Turner Vest, Commerce; one brother, Reeves Humphries, Demorest; three sisters, Vavanelle Keenan and Kathryn London, both of Cleveland, and Everene Stover, Gainesville; two granddaughters, Malinda and Jennifer Vest; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 14, 2000

Otis C. Barnett
Otis C. "Junior" Barnett, 63, of Nicholson, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Barnett was born June 12, 1937, in Jackson County. He was a son of Ovida Mildred Wilson Barnett, Nicholson, and the late Otis Barnett.
Mr. Barnett was retired from Dairy Pak and was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Pittman Barnett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at New Harmony Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Dillard officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include one son, Keith Barnett, Nicholson; one daughter, Wanda Barnett, Nicholson; five brothers, Bobby Barnett, Arnoldsville, Jimmy Lee Barnett, Rome, N.Y., Mickey Barnett, Athens, and Weldon Barnett and Wendell Todd Barnett, both of Nicholson; and four sisters, Walla Mae Butler, Danielsville, Gail Edwards, Hull, Agnes Peterman, Nicholson, and Betty Ann Poole, Anderson, S.C.
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 Madison County Journal, June 14, 2000

Amos E. Faulkner
Amos Earl "Rusty" Faulkner, 70, of Commerce, died Thursday, June 8, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Faulkner was born July 31, 1929, in Jackson County. He was a son of the late Patrick S. and Essie Porter Faulkner.
Mr. Faulkner was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Korean War, and was retired from Delta Airlines. He was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church and a member of Hudson Lodge #294 F&AM.
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 11, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Carlton Peters officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Survivors include his wife, Jestean Minish Faulkner; two sons, Greg Faulkner, McDonough, and Patrick Faulkner, Monroe; one daughter, Diane Smith, Athens; one brother, M.S. Faulkner, Snellville; one sister, Florence Voyles, Commerce; and five grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 14, 2000

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