Banks County Obituaries...

August 2, 2000


MRS. HESS
Former museum guide
BALDWIN - Mrs. Irma Wilhelmina Hess, 89, died Wednesday, July 19, 2000, at her residence following a brief illness.
Mrs. Hess was born January 29, 1911, in Amana, Iowa. She was a daughter of the late George and Wilhelmina Schneider Schmieder.
Mrs. Hess was a former museum guide and a member of Middle Amana Church in Middle Amana, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl W. Hess.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 5, at Middle Amana Church.
Mrs. Hess is survived by a son, Larry Hess, Baldwin; a brother, Adolf Schneider, Middle Amana, Iowa; a sister, Freida Ohel, Middle Amana, Iowa; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.
The family was to have received friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Middle Amana Church.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 2, 2000

MRS. PLOTT
Banks County native
DEMOREST - Mrs. Grace Lynch Plott, 80, died Monday, July 31, 2000, at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Plott was born April 15, 1920, in Banks County. She was a daughter of the late Cleveland and Margie Crenshaw Wade.
Mrs. Plott was a homemaker and of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 3, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, with the Revs. Bill Trotter and Mickey Umbehant officiating. Burial will be in Yonah Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Plott is survived by her husband, Paul Plott; daughter and son-in-law, Frances and Albert Chitwood, Clarkesville; son and daughter-in-law, Marvin and Janie Lynch, Demorest; five brothers, Paul Wade, Dewey Wade, Buford Wade, Richard Wade and Grady Wade, all of Demorest; three sisters, Charlotte Freeman and Joyce Turner, both of Demorest, and Sophronia Pettie, Cleveland; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the funeral home.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 2, 2000

MRS. WILLIAMS
Homemaker
CORNELIA - Mrs. Mildred Williams, 93, died Friday, July 28, 2000, at a private nursing center following an extended illness.
Mrs. Williams was born November 8, 1906, in Rabun County.
She was a homemaker and the oldest member of the Baldwin Church of God. Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Charles Williams, and a son, E.C. Williams.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 31, at the Baldwin Church of God with the Revs. Luke Parsons and Bill Cox officiating. Burial was in Yonah Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include four sons, Charlie "Shorty" Williams, Billy J. Williams and Reggie Williams, all of Cornelia, and Jimmy Williams, Clarkesville; two sisters, Robbie Whitlock, Demorest, and Lucille Maney, Baldwin; 20 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 2, 2000

MR. TATE
Retired auto mechanic
HOSCHTON - John Nathaniel Tate, 82, died Sunday, July 30, 2000, at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, following a brief illness.
Mr. Tate was born September 17, 1917, in Jackson County. He was a son of the late Tom and Julie Cody Tate.
Mr. Tate was a retired auto mechanic and was a member of White Plains Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Polly Ann Wilson Tate.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, August 2, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Rev. Kenneth Brewer officiating.
Mr. Tate is survived by two sons, Douglas Tate and Damon Tate, both of Statham; two sisters, Maggie Pethel, Talmo, and Lillie Mae Ferguson, Gillsville; three brothers, Howard Tate, Eastman, Hubert Tate, Cumming, and Otis Tate, Talmo; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 1101 Northchase Parkway, S.E., Suite 1, Marietta, GA 30067-6481.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 5, 2000

MR. VEAL
World War II veteran
COLBERT - A. Frank Veal, 75, died Sunday, July 30, 2000.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Veal was a son of the late Willie Bell Archer and Howard Veal.
He was a veteran of World War II and a retired paramedic. Mr. Veal was a member of the First Christian Church, Athens, where he served as a deacon, and was a member of the Colbert Volunteer Fire Department and the Colbert Lions Club.
Memorial services were held Tuesday, August 1, at the First Christian Church with the Rev. Ray Austin officiating.
Members of the Colbert Volunteer Fire Department and members of the Madison County Ambulance Service served as honor guard.
Mr. Veal is survived by his wife, Betty Thompson Veal; one son, Timothy F. Veal, Colbert; foster daughter, Susan Newman, Athens; two brothers, Hershel Archer, Jonesboro, and Tony Archer, Elberton; and two sisters, Joyce Nash, Marietta, and Ida Lee Jackson, Cornelia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Christian Church or to the Colbert Volunteer Fire Department.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 2, 2000

 

 

 

 

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