Jackson County Obituaries...

 November 21, 2000


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MRS. ASH
Walnut Fork Baptist Church member
HOSCHTON - Gertrude Ash, 82, died Wednesday, November 15, 2000, at Columbia Barrow Medical Center following a sudden illness.
Mrs. Ash was born August 27, 1918, in Hall County. She was a daughter of the late Wiley and Mamie Etta Gregory Hayes.
Mrs. Ash was a homemaker and was a member of Walnut Fork Baptist Church, Hoschton. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.W. "Jake" Ash.
Funeral services were held Saturday, November 18, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Revs. Shuford Jones and Kenneth Brewer officiating. Burial was in the Walnut Fork Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, David Ash, Hoschton, and Joel Ash, Winder; two brothers, Mark Hayes, Hoschton, and Wyatt Hayes, Smyrna; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Walnut Fork Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 557 Hwy. 60, Hoschton, GA 30548.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MR. WHITLOW
Night watchman
COMMERCE - Thomas Walton Whitlow, 87, died Tuesday, November 14, 2000, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mr. Whitlow was born in Georgia on October 19, 1913, a son of the late Noah James and Lizzie Harrison Whitlow.
He had worked as a night watchman.
Mr. Whitlow was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes Simmons Whitlow.
Funeral services were held Thursday, November 16, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Kenneth Segars, Donald Wilson, Charles Reese and Harold Peek officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include one son, Larry Whitlow, Commerce; one daughter, Barbara W. Reed, Commerce; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MR. HALL
Retired supervisor
JEFFERSON - Coy P. Hall, 83, formerly of 176 Park Drive, died Thursday, November 16, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Hall was born July 28, 1917, in Madison County. He was a son of the late Pinion Price and Mary Elizabeth Akins Hall.
Mr. Hall was a loyal employee of Jefferson Mills, retiring as a supervisor with over 30 years of service. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church, Jefferson, and served as Sunday School superintendent for many years. Mr. Hall was preceded in death by his wife, Mittie Craig Hall.
He was a wonderful husband, daddy and papaw, said family members.
Funeral services were held Saturday, November 18, at Victory Baptist Church with the Rev. Swayne Cochran officiating. Burial was in Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson.
Survivors include one daughter, Ellen Adams, Fayetteville; one son, Marvin Hall, Bainbridge; one sister, Vonner H. Tolbert, Athens; one brother, Roy Hall, Americus; three half-sisters, Frances McGinnis, Bobbie Dean McCannon and Nellie Cain, all of Jefferson; one half-brother, Charles Hall, Jefferson; six grandchildren, Ginger Wilkes and Lance Gause, both of Jefferson, Donny Adams, Alpharetta, Greg Hall, Bainbridge, Gus Hall, Baxley, and Dr. Hailey Manley, The Rock; and seven great-grandchildren.
Jackson Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MRS. GAINES
Homemaker
MAYSVILLE - Mrs. Lou Bell Satterfield Gaines, 88, died Friday, November 17, 2000, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. Gaines was born September 3, 1912, in Hall County. She was a daughter of the late Will and Ida Williams Satterfield.
Mrs. Gaines was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luke Gaines, and two sons, John Henry and Luther Gaines.
Funeral services were held Monday, November 20, at Mountain Creek Baptist Church, Pendergrass, with the Rev. Melvin Green officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include three sons, Clyde Gaines and Donald Gaines, both of Maysville, and Rudolph Gaines, Jefferson; two daughters, Betty Jones, Commerce, and Nellie Faye Lee, Jefferson; one step-son, Gene Gaines, Royston; one step-daughter, Irene Whisnant, Pendergrass; 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, a number of step-grandchildren and one step-grandson raised in the home.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MR. BREWER
World War II veteran
NICHOLSON - William Ralph Brewer Sr., 85, died Thursday, November 16, 2000, following a brief illness.
A native of Georgia and a longtime member of New Harmony Baptist Church, Mr. Brewer served his country during World War II with the 692nd Tank Destroyer Battalion in the European Theater before entering private enterprise.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack Brewer, Statham, and Aubrey Brewer, Florida.
Funeral services were held Saturday, November 18, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Howard Garrison officiating. Mr. Brewer's remains were entombed at Evergreen Memorial Park, Athens.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Wortie Lee Brewer; two children, Sandra Andrews and William R. Brewer Jr., both of Nicholson; three granddaughters, Donna Lynn Hughes, Bethlehem, Melissa Lynn Brewer-Haynes, Hull, and Amanda Kay Brewer, Nicholson; one great-grandson, Nicholas Tyler Hughes, Bethlehem; and three sisters, Marcus Parks, Athens, Julia Broom, South Carolina, and Mozelle Bellemy, Tennessee.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Greater Georgia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, 1841 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, or to The American Diabetes Association, Three Corporate Square, Suite 120, Atlanta, GA 30329.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MR. HARDY
U.S. Navy veteran
COMMERCE - Leonard Tilman Hardy, 72, died Wednesday, November 15, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Hardy was born May 20, 1928, a son of the late Leonard Tilman and Mary Louise Marshal Hardy.
He was retired from the United States Navy and was a member of the Pipe Fitters Union, Local 188, Savannah.
Funeral services were held Friday, November 17, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Kenneth Dillard officiating. Burial was in the Homer Presbyterian Church cemetery.
Mr. Hardy is survived by his wife, Eunice M. Hardy; two sons, Leonard E. Hardy, Commerce, and Randall Little, Jacksonville, Fla.; one daughter, Nancy Gary, Marietta; and four grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Harmony Baptist Church.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MR. NADEAU
Crane operator
COMMERCE - Thomas Alan Nadeau, 33, died Tuesday, November 14, 2000, at a construction site.
Mr. Nadeau was born January 20, 1967, in Las Vegas, Nev. He was a son of Ronald Nadeau, Las Vegas, Nev., and the late Jeanette Phillips Nadeau.
Mr. Nadeau was employed as a crane operator with Woodall Roofing Corp.
Funeral services were held Saturday, November 18, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with Minister Tom Plank officiating.
In addition to his father, Mr. Nadeau is survived by his wife, Cheryl Nadeau, Commerce; one step-daughter, Ceara Kelley; and three brothers, Dan Nadeau, Colorado, Del Mar Nadeau, Illinois, and Richard Nadeau, Nevada.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MRS. MCDONALD
Sunrise Cemetery rites
COMMERCE - Mrs. Doris McDonald, 72, died Saturday, November 18, 2000, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. McDonald was born April 14, 1928, a daughter of the late Will and Pearl Lewallen Emmett.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Bruce D. Carthern, and her second husband, Otho McDonald, and a step-son, Robert McDonald.
Funeral services were held Sunday, November 19, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Green, Reese and Webb officiating. Burial was in Sunrise Cemetery, Maysville.
Survivors include three step-sons, Cecil McDonald, Gillsville, and David McDonald and Bobby McDonald, both of Commerce; two step-daughters, Rachel Anderson and Peggy Shubert, both of Commerce; one sister, Mary Barnes, Commerce; and several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MRS. GARRETT
Mother of four
COMMERCE - Mrs. Louise Garrett, 70, died Sunday, November 19, 2000, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. Garrett was born August 31, 1930, in Jackson County. She was a daughter of the late Baxter and Agnes Parson Snipes.
Mrs. Garrett had been employed in the textile industry. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Calvin Rylee, and her second husband, Alfred Garrett.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 21, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Garrett officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Mrs. Garrett is survived by three sons, Calvin Rylee, Commerce, Thomas Rylee, Maysville, and Wayne Snipes, Homer; one daughter, Janice Waldroup, Commerce; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

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MR. SATTERFIELD
General Motors retiree
TUSCALOOSA, ALA. - Curtis Dean Satterfield, 51, died Thursday, November 16, 2000, following an extended illness.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Satterfield was a son of Harold Satterfield, Gainesville, and the late Mary D. Satterfield.
He was retired from General Motors and was of the Baptist faith.
Mr. Satterfield was preceded in death by a brother, Mitchell Satterfield.
Funeral services were held Saturday, November 18, in the chapel of Little-Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville. Burial was in Hillside Memorial Gardens, Gainesville.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Margie P. Satterfield, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; four daughters, Christie Satterfield, Tuscaloosa, Ala., Lisa Childress, Graycourt, S.C., Sherry Barber, Jacksonville, Fla., and Lori Cargle, Atlanta; one son, Chris Satterfield; three sisters, Linda Albertson, Gainesville, Nancy Whitlock, Toccoa, and Carol Holman, Chestnut Mountain; five brothers, Harold Satterfield, Clermont, Sam Satterfield and Kenneth Satterfield, both of Pendergrass, Don T. Samples, Maysville, and Kenneth Samples, Gulfport, Miss.; and several nieces and nephews.
Little-Davenport Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
For further details and guest book, log on to www.legacy.com.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MRS. LOGGINS
Homemaker
COMMERCE - Mrs. Ellen Gertrude Bryan Loggins, 89, died Monday, November 20, 2000, at BJC Nursing Home, Commerce.
Mrs. Loggins was born October 25, 1911, in Greene County. She was a daughter of the late Mitchell and Janie Mapp Bryan.
Mrs. Loggins was a homemaker and was of the Holiness faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Loggins Sr.
Funeral services were to have been held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 22, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Curtis Hammond officiating. Burial was to have been in Howington Cemetery, Nicholson.
Mrs. Loggins is survived by two sons, Don Loggins, Commerce, and Fred Loggins Jr., Nicholson; four daughters, Johnnie Frances Howington and Louise Mauldin, both of Commerce, Evelyn Nix, Jefferson, and Nellie Sellers, Oakwood; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MRS. FINN
Office assistant
LULA - Mrs. Connie Denise Everett Finn, 43, died Wednesday, November 15, 2000, at Grady Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Finn was born in Buford, a daughter of Joyce Doster, Commerce, and the late Jerry R. Everett.
After graduating from North Gwinnett High School, Mrs. Finn joined the U.S. Army, spending four years in Germany as an intelligence analyst. She returned to Georgia and married Joe Finn, whom she met in the service in 1982. She worked as an assistant to Steven E. Weinstein, vice president of Atlanta Airport Shuttle, a Coach USA Co.
Mrs. Finn was treated for two types of cancer, which left her unable to have children. A lover of swimming, scuba diving and other water sports, she lavished her love on her nieces and nephews and two golden retrievers, said family members.
Funeral services were held Saturday, November 18, at Peachtree Road Baptist Church.
Mrs. Finn is survived by her husband; mother and step-father, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Doster, Commerce; two brothers, David Everett, Albertville, Ala., and Robert Everett, Clarkesville; one half-brother, Mark Doster, Sugar Hill; one half-sister, Stacy Miller, Jefferson; and her maternal grandmother, Ruby Pugh Bagwell, Suwanee.
Flanigan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MRS. WOOD
Retired school teacher
ELLENWOOD - Mrs. Annie P. "Polly" Wood, 74, died Sunday, November 19, 2000, at Walton County Medical Center.
Mrs. Wood was born July 28, 1926, in Jackson County, a daughter of the late Marion Brown and Annie Bell Stepp.
She received a master's degree from Emory University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia. Mrs. Wood was a retired school teacher, having taught at Guice Elementary and Jerome Jones Elementary schools, with 42 years of service.
Funeral services were to have been held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 22, in Ward's Fairview Chapel, at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Stockbridge, with Dr. Donald Brett officiating. Burial was to have been in Fairview Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Wood is survived by her husband, Calvin Wood, Ellenwood; two brothers, Enoch Brown and Rutherford Brown, both of Jefferson; two sisters, Wineva Brown, Jefferson, and Mrs. Ralph Howard, Decatur; and several nieces and nephews.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Stockbridge.
Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MRS. WIGGANS
Homemaker
PENDERGRASS - Mrs. Jane Wiggans, 84, died Monday, November 20, 2000, at Habersham Medical Center following an extended illness.
Mrs. Wiggans was born February 12, 1916, in Fulton County. She was a daughter of the late Albert Thomas and Martha King Nash.
Mrs. Wiggans was a homemaker and was of the Baptist denomination.
Graveside services were to have been held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 22, at Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce, with the Rev. Jesse Mealor officiating.
Survivors include one daughter, Becky Quackenbush, Athens; two sons, Albert Wiggans, Rabun Gap, and Thomas Wiggans, Pendergrass; and three grandchildren.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson.
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MR. GRAHAM
Retired heavy
equipment operator
AUBURN - Alvin Leroy "Roy" Graham Sr., 66, died Tuesday, November 14, 2000.
Mr. Graham was born in Trenton, a son of the late John and Mary Walker Graham.
He was a former resident of Texas and was a retired heavy equipment operator.
Memorial services were held Thursday, November 16, in Trenton.
Survivors include one daughter, Katherine Reyes, Auburn; one son, Alvin Graham Jr., Hixon, Tenn.; four sisters, Joyce Graham and Judy Malpica, both of Atlanta, Janice Cooper, Rising Fawn, and Clara Mae Garner, Trenton; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Carter Funeral Home, Winder, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald November 22, 2000

MR. MASSEY
Grey Hill
Cemetery rites
DANIELSVILLE - Bobby Gene Massey, 49, died Saturday, November 18, 2000, at St. Mary's Hospital, Athens.
Mr. Massey was born June 24, 1951, a son of Frances Crane Massey, Ila, and the late John Wilton Massey.
He was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 21, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Jessie Mealor officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Mr. Massey is survived by one daughter, Tiffany Jean Massey, Mt. Airy; one brother, John Wilton "Johnny" Massey, Commerce; two sisters, Brenda Harris, Commerce, and Nancy Worley, Nicholson; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MR. HILL
Jackson Memorial Gardens rites
DORAVILLE - Hubert "Buster" Hill, 69, died Sunday, November 19, 2000.
Mr. Hill was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Hill Partin, a brother, Samuel Hill, and a sister, Eunice Ray.
Funeral services were to have been held Wednesday, November 22, in the chapel of RT Patterson Funeral Home, Norcross. Burial was to have been in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Survivors include his wife, Lena Hill; daughter, Jan Hill; grandchildren, Jason Hill and Michael Partin; two great-grandchildren; other family member, Ernest Hill; and several nieces and nephews.
RT Patterson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000

MR. NATIONS
Indian Creek Cemetery
HULL - Roy Nations, 82, died Saturday, November 18, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Nations was born September 20, 1918, a son of the late John and Lula Mae Cantrell Nations.
Graveside services were held Monday, November 20, at Indian Creek Cemetery with the Rev. Dan Fuller officiating.
Mr. Nations is survived by two sisters, Omie Elrod, Hull, and Mattie Lord, Commerce.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 22, 2000


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