Jackson County Obituaries...

 June 28, 2000


MR. ANDERSON
Salesman
MAYSVILLE - Carl William Anderson, 55, died Thursday, June 22, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness.
Born in Jackson County, Mr. Anderson was a son of Cora Lee Marlow Anderson, Maysville, and the late Marvin Anderson.
He served in the Army National Guard for 30 years and had worked as a salesman for A.L. Welding Supply Co., also with 30 years of service. Mr. Anderson served as fire chief for the Plainview Fire Department, was past president of the Jackson County Fireman's Association and was a member of the Jackson County Water Authority. He was also a member of Center Grove Baptist Church
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 25, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Revs. Johnny Ray and Bob Lewis officiating. Burial was in the Center Grove Baptist Church cemetery. Bill Sanders, Burt Sanders, Randy Ragan, Ricky Sanders, Dwight Langford, Greg Embrick, Calvin Sanders and Scott Sanders served as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Linda K. Anderson; sons and daughters-in-law, Blake and Tara Anderson and Troy and Sharon Anderson, all of Maysville; daughter and son-in-law, Robin and C.J. Sykes, Maysville; two brothers, Ray Anderson and Joel Anderson, both of Maysville; and four grandchildren, Kaitlyn Sykes, Zachary and Mallory Anderson and Carlie Anderson.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 28, 2000

MRS. LOONEY
Homemaker
JEFFERSON - Mrs. Merdell Carder Looney, 74, died Friday, June 23, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.
Mrs. Looney was born in Jackson County, a daughter of the late Elisha Carder and Ora Garrett Carder.
She was a homemaker and a member of Apple Valley Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Sunday, June 25, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Revs. Lee Hunter and Vaughn Howington officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include her husband, Joe Looney; two sons, Rex Looney, Jefferson, and Steve Looney, Commerce; one daughter, Pat Hill, Jefferson; one sister, Sara Stewart, Jefferson; one brother, Lammie Carder, Commerce; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 28, 2000
MRS. STOWE
Former bookkepper
COMMERCE - Mrs. Sarah C. Stowe, 82, died Tuesday, June 27, 2000, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. Stowe was born April 13, 1918, in Commerce. She was a daughter of the late Charles Obidiah and Marie Steele Crocker.
Mrs. Stowe had worked as a bookkeeper. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Stowe.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 29, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with Robert Flippo and Terry Ault officiating. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Mrs. Stowe is survived by one brother, Gene S. Crocker, Charlotte, N.C.; sister-in-law, Lois D. Crocker, Macon; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 28, 2000

REV. LESTER
Pastor of Paradise A.M.E. Church
JEFFERSON - The Rev. J.B. Lester, of Jefferson, Pastor Emeritus of Paradise A.M.E. Church, Jefferson, died Friday, June 23, 2000.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 27, at Paradise A.M.E. Church.
The Rev. Lester is survived by his wife, Mrs. Myra Lester; children, Dr. and Mrs. Neal Lester (Adelina), Mr. and Mrs. Tim Jordan (Gloria), Cynthia Ivory, Renee Wilson, Tyrone Wilson and Mr. and Mrs. Shanta Dalton (Sherie); sisters, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Hopkins (Martha), Hattie Mathis and Diane Randolph; brothers, Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Lester (Annie), Mr. and Mrs. Willie Lester (Mamie) and Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Lester (Nancy); eight grandchildren, two uncles, three aunts, two great-aunts and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mason Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 28, 2000

 

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MRS. CARITHERS
Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist rites
COMMERCE - Mrs. Minnette Carithers, 86, died Thursday, June 22, 2000.
Mrs. Carithers was a daughter of the late Andrew and Alice Mathis.
She was preceded in death by her husband, O'Dell John Carithers, and a daughter, Mary Anna Reed.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 28, at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church with the Revs. W.R. Brown, Leroy Doe, W.F. Pattman and Ken Sims officiating.
Mrs. Carithers is survived by a son, Robert Louis Carithers, Wichita, Kan.; two sisters, Alice Pittman and Betty Mathis, both of Commerce; and six grandchildren.
Forestglen Mortuary Inc. was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 28, 2000
MRS. MCDOUGALD
Homemaker
HOSCHTON - Mrs. Marian McDougald, 68, died Wednesday, June 21, 2000.
Mrs. McDougald was born in Barrow County, a daughter of the late Johnny and Marzee Rockmore Brock.
She had resided in Barrow County for most of her life and was a homemaker and a member of Bethabra Baptist Church.
Mrs. McDougald was preceded in death by her husband, Dallas McDougald.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 23, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Gary Carlyle and Leonard Murphy officiating. Burial was in the Bethabra Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Betty Carlyle, Hoschton, and Sandra Nix, Winder; seven sons, Ray McDougald, Michael McDougald and Alan McDougald, all of Hoschton, Steve McDougald, Bethlehem, Kenneth McDougald and Billy McDougald, both of Auburn, and Danny McDougald, Winder; two sisters, Janice Doster, Hoschton, and Brenda Wehunt, Winder; two brothers, Troy Brock, Winder, and David Brock, Hoschton; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 28, 2000

MRS. SMITH
Retired supervisor
WINDER - Mrs. Elma M. Smith, 73, died Sunday, June 25, 2000.
Mrs. Smith was born in Barrow County, a daughter of the late Nellie Lou Hamby Mathews and the late Dr. W.L. Mathews.
She was a graduate of Winder High School and of North Georgia College. Mrs. Smith was a retired supervisor with Flowers By Jim of Winder and was a member of Whistleville Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, T.H. Smith Jr.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, June 27, in Rose Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Dwight Haymon officiating.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Don L. and Suzanne Smith, Charlotte, N.C.; son, Richard E. "Dickie" Smith, Winder; daughter, Diane Smith, Winder; two sisters, Dorothy M. Sharpton, Gainesville, and Naomi M. Deifell, Montreat, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice or to St. Mary's Hospice, P.O. Box 6588, Athens, GA 30604.
Carter Funeral Home, Winder, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 28, 2000

MR. CAMP
Retired supervisor
JEFFERSON - David Crouch "D.C." Camp, 78, died Sunday, June 25, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness.
Born in Randolph County, Ala., Mr. Camp was a son of the late John Thomas and Maude Crouch Camp.
He was a graduate of Five Points High School, attended Georgia Military College and was a graduate of the International Accountant Society. Mr. Camp was a retired supervisor of Finance & Accounting at Jackson Electric Membership Corpora-tion, with 25 1/2 years of service.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Commerce, where he served on the Board of Deacons.
He loved sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with others and was very active in the outreach and visitation ministry of his church, said his wife. He loved working with young people and was able to go on many adult and youth mission trips. Music was a big part of his life and he enjoyed singing in the church choir and going to singings in the area.
Mr. Camp also served as past president of the Jefferson Rotary Club.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 28, at the First Baptist Church of Commerce with the Rev. Don Paulson officiating. Burial was in Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson. Fred Jackson, Fred Gurley, Randal Pugh, William Westbrooks, the Rev. Charles Britt and the Rev. Steve Wells served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were the deacons of the First Baptist Church of Commerce and members of the Friendly 57 Sunday School Class.
Survivors include his wife, Sybil Kelley Camp; daughter and son-in-law, Sylvia and Kenneth McDonald, Jefferson; three sisters, Lois Camp and Eleanor Cater, both of LaGrange, and Margaret Weaver, Jackson; two brothers, Woodrow Camp, Opelika, Ala., and Dewey Camp, Chamblee; grandchildren, Ken and Kristy McDonald, both of Jefferson; and nieces and nephews.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 28, 2000


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