Madison County Obituaries...

 September 6, 2000


Rhoda E. Crump
Mrs. Rhoda Ester Crump, 68, of Commerce, died Monday, September 4, 2000, at her residence.
Mrs. Crump was born January 23, 1932, in Commerce. She was a daughter of the late Rev. Howell Cobb and Mrs. Cora Ester Ledford Parr.
Mrs. Crump was preceded in death by two sisters, Margie McClure and Maybell Parr, and a brother, the Rev. Leroy Parr.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, September 7, at the Lighthouse Congregational Holiness Church with the Revs. Winfred Bingham, John Webber, Dennis Kesler and Jim Elliott officiating. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Mrs. Crump is survived by her husband, Jack Crump; two sons, Greg Crump, Paoli, and Mike Jack Crump, Comer; two daughters, Linda O'Reilly Hardman, Nicholson, and Brenda Matthews, Danielsville; one brother, Clyde Parr, Commerce; two sisters, Ruth Bingham, Maysville, and Adell Elliott, Griffin; three grandchildren, Scott Matthews, Dunwoody, Lynn O'Reilly, Nicholson, and Josh Crump, Paoli; and one great-granddaughter, Jessica O'Reilly, Nicholson.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce.
Ivie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 6, 2000

Helen L. McKinney
Mrs. Helen Lucille Carlan McKinney, 70, of Jefferson, died Tuesday, August 29, 2000, at Lakeshore Heights Nursing Home, Gainesville, following a brief illness.
Mrs. McKinney was born in Franklin County, a daughter of the late Asbury and Nina Opal Ayers Carlan.
She was retired from the textile industry and was a member of Mt. Airy Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Thursday, August 31, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Rev. Ray Turpin officiating. Burial was in the Nails Creek Baptist Church cemetery, Carnesville.
Mrs. McKinney is survived by her husband, Frank McKinney; one son, Ronnie Sims, Vine Grove, Ky.; one daughter, Shelia S. Martin, Jefferson; two sisters, Linda Hanley, Ila, and Mary Ann Galloway, Homer; two brothers, Horace Carlan, Commerce, and Jerry Carlan, Homer; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 6, 2000

Grady P. Kimbrell
Grady Paul Kimbrell, 67, of Commerce, died Saturday, September 2, 2000, at his residence.
Mr. Kimbrell was born September 10, 1932, in Cherokee County. He was a son of the late William T. and Inez Butler Kimbrell.
Mr. Kimbrell was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during the Korean War. He was a heating and air service technician.
Mr. Kimbrell was preceded in death by two grandchildren, a brother, Charles "Boots" Kimbrell, and a sister, Sara Tilley.
Graveside services were held Sunday, September 3, in Adam Place Cemetery, Commerce, with the Rev. Dennis Justice officiating.
Mr. Kimbrell is survived by his wife, Dorothy Mulligan Kimbrell; one son, Grady Franklin Kimbrell, Commerce; four daughters, Robin Davis and Paulette Kimbrell Thompson, both of Commerce, Debra Sue Hill, Flowery Branch, and Elizabeth Jones, Winder; one brother, Jerry Kimbrell, Atlanta; six sisters, Mary Sue Daniels, Roswell, and Judy Lloyd, Karen Mann, Carol Shirley, Shirley Tatem and Dorothy Wigginton, all of Cumming; and 14 grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 6, 2000

Ruby L. Massey
Mrs. Ruby Lee Chastain Massey, 97, of Crawford, died Friday, September 1, 2000, at Quiet Oaks Nursing Home, Crawford.
Mrs. Massey was born March 2, 1903, in Franklin County. She was a daughter of the late Balus Stephenson and Mary Ada Bray Chastain.
Mrs. Massey was a retired bookkeeper and was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith.
She was a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Athens Chapter Eastern Star #268, the International Wally Byam Caravan Club, the Crawford's Women's Club and a past member of the Athens Business Women's Club.
Mrs. Massey was preceded in death her husband, Garnett Edgar Massey, three sisters, Bertha Carey, Verba Jordan and Rachel Baker, and a brother, J.C. Chastain.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 5, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Dennis Kesler officiating. Burial was in the Peniel Pentecostal Holiness Church cemetery. Tommy Chastain, Jimmy Chastain, Sonny Chastain, David Chastain, Marion Carey and Frank Mann served as pallbearers.
Survivors include two sisters, Hannah Brosche', Atlanta, and Reba C. Mann, Greenville, S.C.; and three brothers, Taylor Chastain, Peachtree City, Paul Chastain, Kannapolis, N.C., and J. Frank Chastain, Anderson, S.C.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 6, 2000

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Robert H. Holloway
Robert Harrison Holloway, 84, of Danielsville, died Monday, September 4, 2000, at Cobb Memorial Hospital, Royston.
Mr. Holloway was born April 24, 1916, a son of the late Benjamin and Florence Smith Holloway.
He was a retired farmer and had worked with the Madison County Road Department. Mr. Holloway was a member of Bluestone Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Corene Porterfield Holloway, and two sons, Robert Lee Holloway and Buddy Holloway.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 6, at Bluestone Baptist Church with the Revs. Ray Jenkins and James Creason officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Talmadge Bridges, David Holloway, J.C. Hammond, Freeman Bruce, Melvin Hammond, Tim Hill and Bobby Holloway served as pallbearers.
Survivors include two sons, William Perry Holloway and Randy Holloway, both of Danielsville; two daughters, Elaine Bennett, Commerce, and Jayne Turner, Waverly, Tenn.; two brothers, Charlie Holloway, Danielsville, and Carson Holloway, Comer; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 6, 2000

Robert L. Coile
Robert Lee Coile, 91, of Comer, died Saturday, September 2, 2000, at Starcrest Nursing Home, Cartersville.
Mr. Coile was born December 20, 1908, in Madison County. He was a son of the late James Marcus and Fannie Beulah Glenn Coile.
Mr. Coile was a retired farmer and a member of Grace Baptist Church, Cartersville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Manley Coile.
Mr. Coile was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Funeral services were held Monday, September 4, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Martin T. Coile officiating. Burial was in the Bethel Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Marlene Martiny, Marietta, and Ruth McDonald, Hull; two sons, Edward Coile, Lilburn, and A.C. Coile, Comer; 16 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 6, 2000

Eugene C. Whitworth
Eugene C. Whitworth, 69, of Canon, died Thursday, August 31, 2000.
Mr. Whitworth was born in Madison County, a son of the late Paul and Fannie McCarty Whitworth.
He had worked as a carpenter and was of the Baptist denomination.
Graveside services were held Friday, September 1, in the Friendship Baptist Church cemetery with the Rev. Dayton Logan officiating.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 6, 2000

Benjamin J. Hobbs
Benjamin Joe Brown "Benny" Hobbs, 92, of Royston, died Thursday, August 31, 2000, at Brown Memorial Convalescent Center.
Mr. Hobbs was born August 2, 1908, in Hart County. He was a son of the late John Henry Hobbs and the late Nora Elizabeth Chastain Hobbs.
Mr. Hobbs was retired from Coggins Granite Company and was a member of Royston Baptist Church. He had also attended Hannah's Creek Baptist Church.
Mr. Hobbs was preceded in death by his wife, Evie Dove Hobbs, a daughter, Rachel Elizabeth Bowers, three brothers, William, Seabron and Luther Hobbs, and a sister, Bertie Adams.
Funeral services were held Saturday, September 2, at Hannah's Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Malcolm Herndon officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Wayne Chastain, Todd Smith, Tim Stowe, Mitchell Stowe, David Chastain and LaLand Adams served as pallbearers.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Sara Hobbs, Bowman; two sisters, Melzie Chastain, Bowman, and Fannie Lou Osqyani, Houston, Texas; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Tina and Todd Smith, Comer; and one great-grandchild, Ethan Smith, Comer.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 6, 2000

Mary K. Blair
Mrs. Mary K. Blair, 75, of Royston, formerly of Athens, died Wednesday, August 30, 2000.
A native of Dothan, Ala., Mrs. Blair was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hicks.
She was a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church, Winder.
Mrs. Blair was preceded in death by her husband, Henry C. Keller Sr.
Funeral services were held Friday, September 1. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include two sons, Clay Keller, Hartwell, and Sterling Keller, Canon; one sister, Jane Lewis, Winterhaven, Fla.; and two brothers, John Hicks, Prattville, Ala., and Bill Hicks, Winterhaven, Fla.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sardis Baptist Church, 4359 Anderson Highway, Hartwell, GA 30643.
The Madison County Journal, September 6, 2000


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