Jackson County Obituaries...

 June 21, 2000


MR. HELTON
Clarke County native
WINDER - Jeremy "Bean" Helton, 22, died Friday, June 16, 2000.
Born in Clarke County, Mr. Helton was a son of Randall and Debbie Helton, Winder. He had resided in Barrow County for most of his life and was employed with Château Élan.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 19, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Donnie Pennington officiating. Burial was in the Carter Hill Christian Church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include one brother, Robert Jason Helton, Winder; paternal grandmother, Kathleen Helton, Winder; maternal grandparents, James and Juanita Lawson, Winder; and two nephews, Austin and Samuel Helton, both of Winder.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 21, 2000

MR.
MONTGOMERY
U.S. Army veteran
AUBURN - Welton Montgomery, 79, died Friday, June 16, 2000.
Born in Barrow County, Mr. Montgomery was a son of the late Emory Anderson Montgomery and the late Lula Wood Montgomery. He had resided in Barrow County for most of his life.
Mr. Montgomery was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II, and was retired from General Motors. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Mr. Montgomery was the husband of the late Sue Montgomery.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 19, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Richard Cole officiating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include one son, Danny Montgomery, Winder; two daughters, Donna Willis and Deborah Flynn, both of Lawrenceville; two sisters, Roberta Hill, Norcross, and Atha Mae Kennedy, Winder; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 21, 1000

MRS.
MONTGOMERY
Retired seamstress
AUBURN - Mrs. Sue Montgomery, 77, died Friday, June 16, 2000.
Born in Oconee County, Mrs. Montgomery was a daughter of the late Vasco and Clara Rowden Osborn.
Residing in Barrow County for most of her life, she was a retired seamstress and a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Mrs. Montgomery was the wife of the late Welton Montgomery.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 19, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Richard Cole officiating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include one son, Danny Montgomery, Winder; two daughters, Donna Willis and Deborah Flynn, both of Lawrenceville; three sisters, Juanita Perkins and Ann Osborn, both of Winder, and Clarice Perkins, Statham; one brother, Winnon Osborn, Winder; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 21, 2000

MR. GREENWAY
Maintenance
supervisor
WINDER - James "Jack" Greenway, 68, died Saturday, June 10, 2000.
A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, Mr. Greenway was a son of the late Toye and Ila Holiday Greenway.
He had been employed as a maintenance supervisor with Rhone-Poulenc Manufacturing Company and was a member of Chapel Christian Church.
Mr. Greenway was preceded in death by a brother, W.T. Greenway.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 12, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Jim Stephens and Tom Van Laningham officiating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Mathews Greenway; children, Carol Abercrombie, Gainesville, James R. Greenway, Buford, Lynn Perry, Lawrenceville, and Melinda Kay Greenway, Winder; one brother, John D. Greenway, Winder; one sister, Faye Simmons, Winder; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 21, 2000

MR. HAYES
Father of countian
GREENSBORO - George Washington Hayes, 51, died Thursday, June 15, 2000.
Mr. Hayes was a son of George and Louise Hayes, Duluth.
He was a retired cab driver.
Private services will be held at a later date.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Hayes is survived by one daughter, Sherri Morales, Hoschton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Clarke Oconee Unit, 545 Research Drive, Suite B, Athens, GA 30605.
Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 21, 2000

Lester G. Hyatt
Lester Gordon Hyatt, 89, of Homer, died Sunday, June 18, 2000, at a private nursing facility following an extended illness.
Mr. Hyatt was born in Irvington, N.J., a son of the late Lester and Ada Price Hyatt.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during World War II, and was retired from Northrup Aviation in California. Mr. Hyatt was of the Baptist denomination.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, June 21, in Woodlawn Cemetery, Franklin, N.C., with the Rev. Vaughn Howington officiating.
Mr. Hyatt is survived by one brother, Stanley Hyatt, Homer.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Founda-tion, 1009 Duquesne Blvd., Duquesne, PA 15110.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Commerce News, June 21, 2000

MR. UNDERWOOD
Forklift operator
PENDERGRASS - Anthony James Underwood, 46, died Sunday, June 18, 2000, at his residence.
Mr. Underwood was born April 1, 1954, in Clarke County. He was a son of James R. Underwood, Pendergrass, and the late Virginia Gee Underwood.
Mr. Underwood was employed as a forklift operator with Springs Industries in Gainesville and was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Jefferson.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 21, in the chapel of Jackson Funeral Home, Jefferson, with Dr. Gerald Mitton officiating. Burial was in the Pendergrass Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include one daughter, Jennifer Underwood, Gainesville; one son, Brian Underwood, Commerce; two sisters, Angela Fegley, Colbert, and Sonja Whitsitt, Ft. Collins, Colo.; two grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Jackson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 21, 2000

MISS BACLE
Texas native
COMMERCE - Miss Bethany Suzanne Bacle, 22, died Monday, June 12, 2000, in Troup County.
Miss Bacle was born September 28, 1977, in Tyler, Texas. She was a daughter of Bob and Jeanne Bacle, Commerce.
Miss Bacle had lived in Commerce since 1990 and was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Danielsville.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 17, at Faith Baptist Church with the Revs. Douglas Duncan and Charles Chapman officiating. Burial was in Meadoway Gardens Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her fiancé, Joe Dumais II, Commerce; one sister, April Joy Bacle, Commerce; one brother, Robert Ben Bacle Jr., Cornelia; maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Ollie Belle, LaGrange; aunts and uncles, Sue and Bill Frampton, LaGrange, and Alice and Andy Koone, Pine Mountain; aunt, Gail Bacle, Hull; uncle, Jody Allen, LaGrange; and several cousins.
Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home, LaGrange, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 21, 2000

MR. WILLIAMS
Blacks Creek
Baptist member
COMMERCE - Hugh Dorsey Williams, 83, died Sunday, June 18, 2000, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mr. Williams was born July 28, 1916, in Madison County. He was a son of the late Berry Jim and Donie Hix Williams.
Mr. Williams was retired from the State Highway Department and was a member of Blacks Creek Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Jeanette Borders Williams.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 20, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Kenneth Hendrix and John Phillips officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Mr. Williams is survived by one son, Jimmy Williams, Nicholson; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 21, 2000

MR. LEDFORD
Banks County native
COMMERCE - Clifford Ray Ledford Sr., 72, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Ledford was born February 1, 1928, in Banks County. He was a son of the late Henry Clayton and Mary Elizabeth Crumley Ledford.
Mr. Ledford was retired from the textile industry and was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 17, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Swayne Cochran officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include three sons, Clifford Ray Ledford Jr. and Richard Warren Ledford, both of Lancaster, S.C., and Timothy Ray Ledford, Commerce; two sisters, Thelma Dlean Hardy, Jefferson, and Pearl Irene Veal, Commerce; and three grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 21, 2000

MRS. MYERS
Retired retail clerk
GAINESVILLE - Mrs. Guynell Wilson Cheatham Myers, 75, died Saturday, June 10, 2000, at Lanier Park Hospital, Gainesville.
Mrs. Myers was born January 23, 1925, in Banks County. She was a daughter of the late John C. Wilson and Ella Mae McElreath.
Mrs. Myers was a retired retail clerk and was a member of Oconee Baptist Church, Jefferson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer C. Myers, a son, Clarence Cheatham Jr., two brothers, John C. Wilson and Woodrow Wilson, and two sisters, Lucy Smallwood and Sarah Jackson.
Funeral services were held Monday, June 12, in the chapel of Jackson Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Rev. Billy Fowler officiating. Burial was in the Oconee Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Dorothy N. Eubanks, Gainesville; grandchildren, George Eubanks Jr., Dahlonega, and Tracey, Chris and Kevin Eubanks, all of Gainesville; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Julie and Greg Martin, Commerce; three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Jackson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 21, 2000

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