Madison County Obituaries...

 August 2, 2000


Helen J. Dallmeyer
Mrs. Helen J. Dallmeyer, 85, of Danielsville, died Thursday, July 27, 2000.
Mrs. Dallmeyer was born in Champaign County, Ill., a daughter of the late Homer and Anna Libka Johnson.
She had worked as a secretary for Washington University in St. Louis and was a member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Mrs. Dallmeyer was also a member of the Indian Wells Garden Club, Child Help and Marywood School, all in Palm Springs, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray D. Dallmeyer.
Mrs. Dallmeyer is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Ray David and Dorinda G. Dallmeyer, Danielsville.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 2, 2000

Michael T. Bowen
Michael T. Bowen, 21, of Commerce, died Wednesday, July 26, 2000.
Born in Clarke County, Mr. Bowen was a son of James T. Bowen Jr. and the late Margaret Strickland Bowen.
He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 29, at Community Baptist Church with the Rev. Donald Wilson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mr. Bowen is survived by one sister, Jeanette A. Bowen, Athens; and one brother, Timothy B. Bowen, Hull.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 2, 2000

Betty L. Williams
Mrs. Betty L. Christian Williams, 61, of Danielsville, died Saturday, July 29, 2000.
Mrs. Williams was born in Clarke County, a daughter of the late Lawrence and Mary Harper Christian.
She had worked as a medical assistant with Dr. Zuniga and was a member of New Haven Church. Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by a daughter, Jerrie Fowler.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 1, at New Haven Church with the Rev. Rufus Miller officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. George Elrod, Melvin Drake, Michael Bonner, Jason Manley, Clay Kelly and Danny Escoe served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Cletta Fredericks and Patricia Nix.
Mrs. Williams is survived by two daughters, Linda Kelly, Loganville, and Deborah Foster, Danielsville; one son, Johnny Williams, Hull; 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Brown's Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 2, 2000

A. Frank Veal
A. Frank Veal, 75, of Colbert, 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 Madison County Journal, August 2, 2000

Grady J. Flanagan
Grady Jennings Flanagan, 66, of Comer, died Saturday, July 29, 2000.
Mr. Flanagan was born in Fulton County, a son of the late William Grady and Tallie Jennings Flanagan.
A graduate of the University of Georgia, he was a retired businessman. Mr. Flanagan was a veteran of the United States Army.
Graveside services were held Monday, July 31, in the Mars Hill Baptist Church cemetery with the Rev. Charles Jones officiating. Survivors include three sons, Robert Flanagan, Woodstock, Jeff Flanagan, Beaverton, Ore., and Mark Flanagan, Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Eleanor Rose Gooch, Williamsburg, Va., and Serena Wick, Atlanta; one brother, William Robert Flanagan, Virginia Beach, Va.; and seven grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lifecare of Lawrenceville, 210 Collins Ind. Way, Lawrenceville, GA 30188.
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 2, 2000

 

 

 

 

 

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Allene T. Escoe
Mrs. Allene Thaxton Escoe, 89, of Athens, died Saturday, July 29, 2000.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Escoe was a daughter of the late Henry Lee and Caroline Judson Wynne Thaxton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charley Reese Escoe.
Graveside services were held Monday, July 31, in Wynne-Thaxton Cemetery with her grandson, Skeeter Bush, officiating.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Brenda Escoe, Colbert; daughter and son-in-law, Helen and George Bush, Watkinsville; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 2, 2000

George A. Hart
George A. Hart, 77, of Royston, died Tuesday, July 25, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Hart was born December 4, 1922, in Greenville County, S.C. He was a son of the late William Walker Hart Sr. and Lillie Mae Babb Hart.
Mr. Hart was a veteran of the Unites States Marines and had worked in construction. He was a member of Bellview Baptist Church, Woodruff, S.C. Mr. Hart was preceded in death by two brothers, J.T. Holton Hart and Leeroy Hart.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 28, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Dayton Logan officiating. Burial was in the Bellview Baptist Church cemetery.
Mr. Hart is survived by his wife, Mary Jo Jordan Hart; one brother, Bill Hart Jr., Woodruff, S.C.; three sisters, Minnie Lancaster, Beatrice Burdette and Lorene Jennings, all of Woodruff, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 2, 2000

Mary J. Boney
Mrs. Mary Joe Boney, 89, of Rhine, died Monday, July 24, 2000.
A native of Telfair County, Mrs. Boney was a daughter of the late Joe B. and Chessie Cobb Cravey.
She was a retired elementary school teacher from the Telfair County Schools and was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. Mrs. Boney was preceded in death by her husband, Miles Boney.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 26, at Bethel United Methodist Church with the Revs. Steven Webb and Dena Douglas Hobbs officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mrs. Boney's grandsons, Mike Carpenter, Bill Douglas, Greg Vannier, Jeff Pierce, Jason Pierce, Judd Pierce, Rob White and Ryan White, served as pallbearers.
Mrs. Boney is survived by five daughters, Chessie B. Carpenter, Macon, Marie B. Douglas, Warner Robins, Betty Vannier and Bobbie B. White, both of Kathleen, and Jacqueline B. Pierce, Danielsville; two sisters, Nellie Bob Garrison, McRae, and Margaret Hallman, Conyers; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Vaughn Funeral Home, McRae, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 2, 2000

Hilda H. Seymour
Mrs. Hilda Hardy Seymour, 87, of Athens, died Saturday, July 29, 2000.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Seymour was a daughter of the late Guy S. Hardy and Nell Hardy Archer.
She was a member of Young Harris United Methodist Church, where she was very active as an MYF Counselor, served as a Sunday School teacher and was a member of the United Methodist Women. Mrs. Seymour was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Seymour, and a grandson, Thomas Madison Strickland Jr.
Funeral services were held Sunday, July 30, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, Bogart. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Jean S. and Larry P. Porterfield, Watkinsville, and Patricia S. and Joe M. Whittemore, Hartwell; two sisters, Margaret H. Pierce, Duluth, and Elizabeth Archer, Jefferson; five grandchildren, Natalie Camp, Lance Strickland, Jan Maness, Joanne Frantz and Sabrina Turner; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the St. Mary's Hospice or to Young Harris United Methodist Church.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 2, 2000

Grady H. McCurley
Grady Harold McCurley, 68, of Athens, died Tuesday, July 25, 2000.
A native of Madison County, Mr. McCurley was a son of the late Gaines W. and Lucy B. McCurley.
He was a United States Navy veteran, having served during the Korean Conflict, and was retired from the U.S. Post Office in Athens.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 28, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park. Booker T. Wright, Phil Rice, Kenneth Williamson, Jerry Huff, Johnny White and Jack Brown served as pallbearers.
Mr. McCurley is survived by his wife, Harriet Garrison McCurley; two sons, Michael G. McCurley and Edward W. McCurley, both of Athens; two sisters, Pearl Wallace, Ellenwood, and Hilda Hardeman, Winterville; one brother, Retired Col. Henry H. McCurley, Augusta; and four grandchildren, Lance, Erica, Emily and Kate.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the American Heart Association.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 2, 2000


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