Madison County Obituaries...

 August 30, 2000


Remonda Highfield
Remonda Highfield, 28, of Jefferson, died Wednesday, August 23, 2000, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Highfield was born July 5, 1972, in Jackson County. She was a daughter of the late Bobby and Ellen Martha Barrett Highfield.
Highfield was a homemaker and of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held Saturday, August 26, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. David Strickland officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Survivors include her husband, Jerry Thompson; two daughters, Courtney Baker and Renee Baker, both of Commerce; three brothers, Jason Highfield, Eatonton, and John Highfield and Wayne Highfield, both of Danielsville; and one sister, Gail Ramsey, Danielsville.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 30, 2000

Bruce E. Neave
Bruce Edward Neave, 35, of Martin, died Saturday, August 26, 2000.
Mr. Neave was born March 7, 1965, in Oakland, Calif. He was a son of Sybilene Pritchett Neave, Martin, and James Lloyd Neave, Comer.
As an independent contractor, Mr. Neave was a drywall finisher and the owner of Neave Brothers Construction Company. He attended Franklin County High School and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 29, at New Bethel Baptist Church with the Revs. Grady Jordan and Duane Eller officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Tracy Coker Neave; one son, Brian James Neave; one step-son, Justin Grier; one step-daughter, Kathi Grier; two brothers, Jeff Neave, Alto, and Mike Neave, Seneca, S.C.; and one sister, Sheila Westbrooks, Royston.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to the benefit fund established for his son, Brian, c/o Northeast Georgia Bank, Brian Neave Fund.
Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 30, 2000

Ruth F. Hardigree
Mrs. Ruth F. Hardigree, 85, of Statham, formerly of Athens, died Monday, August 28, 2000.
Mrs. Hardigree was born in Madison County, a daughter of the late Dan and Anna Barber Fouche.
She was a retired beautician and was a member of Young Harris United Methodist Church. Mrs. Hardigree was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Hardigree, and nine brothers.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, August 30, in Evergreen Memorial Park with the Rev. Mike Marsingill officiating.
Mrs. Hardigree is survived by one brother, Luther Fouche, Athens; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Young Harris United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 973 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30606.
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 30, 2000

Laura M. Brittain
Mrs. Laura McCrackin Brittain, 85, of Lexington, died Monday, August 28, 2000.
Mrs. Brittain was born in Yancey County, N.C., a daughter of the late Had and Maggie Boone McCrackin.
She was a homemaker and of the Baptist denomination.
Mrs. Brittain was preceded in death by her husband, George Stanley Brittain, and two daughters, Patsy J. Smith and Phyllis Dunn Ashley.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, August 30, in Danielsville Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Ray Jenkins officiating. Greg Warren, Mike Brittain, Lamar Stephens, Allan Phillips, Clifford Davis and Bennie Davis served as pallbearers.
Survivors include one daughter, Vivian B. Abercrombie, Danielsville; one son, Ray S. Brittain, Watkinsville; one step-son, David Ray Wood, Union, S.C.; 12 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 30, 2000

Hilda B. Johnson
Mrs. Hilda B. Johnson, 70, of Hull, died Friday, August 25, 2000.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Johnson was a daughter of the late Tom and Marceline Epps Bradley.
She was a member of Hull Baptist Church.
Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband, Paul W. Johnson.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 29, at Hull Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Crowe officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Members of the Athens-Clarke County Fire Department Honor Guard served as pallbearers.
Survivors include one daughter, Pattie Johnson, Hull; two sons, Tommy M. Johnson and Danny P. Johnson, both of Hull; one sister, Connie B. McCurley, Crawford; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 30, 2000

James C. Hyde
James Cecil Hyde, 59, of Maysville, died Wednesday, August 23, 2000, at Gwinnett Medical Center.
Mr. Hyde was born December 17, 1940, in Wallace, W.Va. He was a son of the late Roy and Minnie Steir Hyde.
Mr. Hyde was employed as an electrician. He was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Curtis Hyde.
Funeral services were held Saturday, August 26, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with Minister Jeff Coalson officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Mr. Hyde is survived by his wife, Margaret Elizabeth Hyde; three sons, David R. Hyde, Fayetteville, Michael L. Hyde, Locust Grove, and Patrick J. Hyde, Commerce; two daughters, Mary Jo Moore, Sardis, W.Va., and Linda M. Waldrop, Ila; three brothers, David Hyde, Tallahassee, Fla., Robert Hyde, Houston, Texas, and Roger Hyde, Tempe, Ariz.; two sisters, Marilyn Murdock, Tulsa, Okla., and Mary Orme, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; and 12 grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 30, 2000

Phillip C. Dove
Phillip Carey Dove, 29, of Waldo, Fla., died Friday, August 25, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Dove was born March 22, 1971, in Clarke County. He was a son of James Daniel and Cynthia Arnold Dove, Colbert.
Mr. Dove was a painter.
Funeral services were held Sunday, August 27, at Appalachee Methodist Church with the Rev. Ray Jenkins officiating. Burial was in the Appalachee Cemetery. Mike McBurnett, Shannon Elder, Rickey Higginbotham, Lanier Stephens, Steve Potter, Mark Cochran, Joe Adcock and Dwain Paraham served as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include one brother, Jason Daniel Dove, Colbert; two half-brothers, Jace C. Gordon and David C. Gordon, both of Athens; two half-sisters, Susan Ann Gordon, Athens, and Shannon L. Gordon, Wichita Falls, Texas; maternal grandparents, Mrs. Sylvia Cochran McCannon, Athens, and Bill McCannon, Watkinsville; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Myrtie Shedd Dove, Colbert; companion, Kathryn Deming, Waldo, Fla.; and one nephew.
Simmons Funeral Home, Madison, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 30, 2000

 

 

 

 

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