Banks County Obituaries...

August 9, 2000


MRS. BALES
Grey Hill Cemetery rites
MAYSVILLE - Mrs. Ruby S. Bales, 71, died Monday, August 7, 2000, at BJC Hospital, Commerce.
Mrs. Bales was born July 15, 1929, a daughter of the late Wiley and Lena Baker Redmon.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Bales.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 9, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Jeff Appling and Swayne Carlan officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Mrs. Bales is survived by two sisters, Imogene Redmon and Viola Redmon, both of Maysville; and a number of nephews.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 9, 2000

MRS. KING
Secretary
COMMERCE - Mrs. Olive Pinkerton King, 84, died Sunday, August 6, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. King was born September 9, 1915, in Putnam County. She was a daughter of the late William Harry and Mammie Wiley Pinkerton.
Mrs. King had worked as a secretary and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Commerce. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Ernest King.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 8, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Carlton Peters and Jerry Payne and Minister Tom Plank officiating. Burial was in the Harmony Christian Church cemetery.
Mrs. King is survived by two daughters, Harriett Gailey, Homer, and Sally Lou King, Gainesville; one sister, Frances Mansell, Roswell; two granddaughters, Amy Presley, Commerce, and Anna Gailey, Homer; and a sister-in-law, Kate Martin, Jefferson.
Memorials may be made to the Jackson County Senior Citizens Center, 219 Darnell Road, Jefferson, GA 30549.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 9, 2000

MRS. DILLON
Homemaker
GAINESVILLE - Mrs. Doris Lingerfelt Dillon, 58, died Thursday, August 3, 2000, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, following an extended illness.
Mrs. Dillon was born in Lumpkin County, a daughter of the late Cicero and Madge Mincey Lingerfelt.
She was a homemaker and of the Baptist denomination. Mrs. Dillon was preceded in death by a son, Donnie Furth, a daughter, Ginger Furth, and a brother, Ben Lingerfelt.
Funeral services were held Saturday, August 5, in the chapel of Hillside Funeral Home, Gainesville, with the Rev. Ralph O. Smith officiating. Burial was in Alta Vista Cemetery.
Mrs. Dillon is survived by her husband, Otto Dillon; daughters and sons-in-law, Missy and Alan Yearwood, Flowery Branch, and Debbie and Wyndell Wade, Statham; six brothers, Hubert Lingerfelt, Winder, Gene Lingerfelt, Rome, and Ronald Lingerfelt, M.C. Lingerfelt, J.B. Lingerfelt and Ralph Lingerfelt, all of Dahlonega; four sisters, Edna Tate, Gainesville, Joyce Mize, Dacula, Lois Arthur, Dahlonega, and Bonnie Gardiner, Maysville; and two grandchildren, Kyle Wade and Alea Yearwood.
Hillside Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 9, 2000

MR. HERRING
Retired pharmacist
ANDERSON, S.C. - Edward Patrick (E.P.) Herring, 82, a retired pharmacist, died Wednesday, August 2, 2000, at Anderson Area Medical Center, Anderson, S.C., following a long illness.
A native of Clarkesville, Mr. Herring was a son of the late Elijah Patrick and Julia Ann Herring.
He was the owner of Herring's Pharmacy in Hapeville for 21 years, later retiring from Anderson Hospital. Mr. Herring was a member of the First Baptist Church of Anderson, and a member of the Jerry Neal Sunday School Class.
He was preceded in death by a son, Wilford Gwynn Herring.
Funeral services were held Friday, August 4, in the chapel of McDougald Funeral Home, Anderson, S.C. Burial was in the Nimblewill Baptist Church cemetery, Lumpkin County, on Saturday, August 5.
Mr. Herring is survived by his wife, Ann Cronan Herring; two sons, Edward Lee Herring, Maysville, and Matthew Patrick Herring, Anderson, S.C.; one daughter, Sarah Catherine "Katie" Herring, Anderson, S.C.; one sister, Nellie Dover, Clarkesville; two brothers, Floyd Herring and W.S. Herring, both of Atlanta; and three grandchildren, Kim Savage, Maysville, and Andy Conners and Jamee Gilson, both of Florida.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Parkinson's Disease Association, P.O. Box 49416, Atlanta, GA 30359, or to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 4125, Anderson, S.C. 29622.
McDougald Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements, while Banister Funeral Home, Dahlonega, was in charge of local arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 9, 2000

MR. RAMEY
Father of six
OAKWOOD - William Vaughn Ramey, 76, died Wednesday, August 2, 2000.
Mr. Ramey was born March 28, 1924, in Rabun County. He was a son of the late Nat Ramey and Evie Lee Simmons.
Mr. Ramey had been employed with Wayne Brothers and was of the Baptist denomination. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Bingham Ramey.
Funeral services were held Friday, August 4, in the chapel of Daniels Mortuary, Clayton, with the Rev. J.C. Quilliams officiating. Burial was in the Bethel Baptist Church cemetery. James Ramey, Gregg Cofer, William Russell, Tom Anderson, Jason Timms, Billy O'Shields and Larry O'Shields served as pallbearers.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, William Earl and Laura Ramey, Alto, James Leonard and Chellye Ramey and Glenn and Bernice Ramey, all of Flowery Branch, and Norman and Marie Ramey, Buford; son, Steve Douglas Ramey, Lula; daughter and son-in-law, Betty Sue and Thomas Russell, Oakwood; one brother, Bobby Ramey, Tiger; four sisters, Marie O'Shields, Calhoun, Pauline Volyes, Toccoa, Betty York, Martin, and Louise Williams; seven grandchildren, Rose Louise Wisnswki, Toccoa, Anglea Paulette Cofer, Gainesville, Jenifer Lynn Fortner, Jefferson, and James Leonard Ramey Jr., Rebecca Marie Ramey, Pamela Louise Ramey and Joshual Norman Ramey; and four great-grandsons.
Daniels Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 9, 2000

MR. EUBANKS
Grey Hill Cemetery rites
COMMERCE - Mr. Gordon M. Eubanks, 89, died Sunday, August 6, 2000, at the Veterans Administration Hospital.
Mr. Eubanks was born December 4, 1910, a son of the late Henry Joseph and Rebecca Seay Eubanks.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, August 8, in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce, with Dr. Don Paulson officiating.
Mr. Eubanks is survived by a granddaughter, Jill Morris; one sister, Clara Benton, Commerce; a nephew and his wife, the Rev. Roger and Faye Benton, Moultrie; and a great-niece and nephew, Valerie Moore and Danny Benton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 9, 2000

MRS. GANN
Center UMC member
WINDER - Mrs. Vera Gann, 82, died Tuesday, August 1, 2000.
Born in Jackson County, Mrs. Gann was a daughter of the late Clyde and Margie Reynolds.
A former resident of Braselton, she had resided in Winder since 1960, and was a member of Center United Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held Thursday, August 3, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Howard Banks officiating. Burial was in the Walnut Fork Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Sandra Carlyle, Lenoir City, Tenn.; two sons, Neal Watkins, Homer, and Bobby Watkins, Hoschton; one brother, Horace Richardson, Braselton; two sisters, Mildred McNeal, Hoschton, and Frankie Holland, Jefferson; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 9, 2000

MRS. TENCH
Howington Cemetery rites
ATHENS - Mrs. Mary Jane Tench, 83, died Monday, August 7, 2000, at her residence.
Mrs. Tench was born December 20, 1916.
She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Tench, and her husband, Claude Poss.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 9, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce. Burial was in Howington Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Lewis Tench, Athens; one brother, Quillan Tench, Baldwin; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 9, 2000

 

 

 

 

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