Jackson County Obituaries...

 November 29, 2000


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MRS. ANGLIN
Harmony Grove
Mills retiree
JEFFERSON - Mrs. Lois R. Anglin, 81, died Tuesday, November 28, 2000, at her residence.
Mrs. Anglin was born February 24, 1919, in Banks County. She was a daughter of the late Albert Henry Adams and Rebecca Strickland.
Mrs. Anglin was retired from Harmony Grove Mills and was a member of Jefferson Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by two sons, J.W. Holloway and Mike Anglin.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 30, in the chapel of Jackson Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Rev. Dennis Kesler officiating. Burial was in Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson.
Mrs. Anglin is survived by her husband, Jesse T. Anglin, Jefferson; one son, Ostell Anglin, Jefferson; one sister, Lena Sargent, Gainesville; three grandchildren, Frankie Angline, Jefferson, Tim Anglin and Casey Angline, both of Winder; six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 29, 2000

MR. GROOVER
Carpenter
COMMERCE - Albert Alfred Groover, 52, died Friday, November 24, 2000, at North Fulton Hospital.
Mr. Groover was born June 25, 1948, a son of Lenora Crocker Groover, Commerce, and the late John Groover.
He was a self-employed carpenter. Mr. Groover was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Groover.
Funeral services were held Monday, November 27, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce. Burial was in the Jordan Family Cemetery.
Mr. Groover is survived by his wife, Brenda Groover, Commerce; one son, Daryle Groover, Duluth; three daughters, Cindy Groover, Duluth, Michelle Hamilton, Talladega, Ala., and Robbie Hearn, Buford; two brothers, David Groover, Baldwin, and J.T. Groover, Commerce; two sisters, Joyce Groover and Sarah Groover, both of Commerce; and 11 grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 29, 2000

MR. WILLIAMS
Mechanic
ATHENS - Rickey Joseph Williams, 51, died Monday, November 27, 2000, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, following a sudden illness.
Mr. Williams was born December 17, 1948, in Barrow County. He was a son of the late E.M. and Lois England Williams.
Mr. Williams was employed as a mechanic.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, November 29, in the Bethabra Baptist Church cemetery, Winder.
Survivors include one son, Stacy Williams, Royston; one sister, Marion Jenkins, Cumming; four brothers, D.E. Williams, Gary Williams and Harold Williams, all of Athens, and Eddie Eugene Williams, Watkinsville; and two grandchildren.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 29, 2000

MR. THOMPSON
Engineer
COMMERCE - Paul Ashton Thompson, 57, died Monday, November 20, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Thompson was born November 9, 1943, in Pensacola, Fla., the son of the late Ashton A. Thompson and Mary Babic Thompson.
He was a former member of the United States Army Reserve and a member of St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, Commerce. Mr. Thompson was also an engineer with Lucintech.
A memorial mass was held Saturday, November 25, at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church with Father Richard K. Tibbetts officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Rosella Rigley Thompson, Commerce; three sons, Paul, Oakwood, Kevin, Greyson, and Andrew, Commerce; and one sister, Katharin Thompson, Vernon Hills, Ill.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 29, 2000

MR. ARCHER
Plumber
ATHENS - Franklin Joseph "Joe" Archer, 40, died Saturday, November 25, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.
Mr. Archer was born March 20, 1960, in Jackson County. He was a son of Bobby and Nell Gibson Archer, Jefferson.
Mr. Archer was employed as a plumber and attended Prince Avenue Baptist Church, Athens. He was preceded in death by a sister, June Irwin.
Funeral services were held Monday, November 27, at Redstone United Methodist Church with the Revs. Buford Lockman and Bill Carpenter officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Gene Nixon, D.J. Day, Chuck Hawkins, A.G. Gibson, Randy Mealor, Brandon Archer and Doug Moore served as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Terri Carnes Logan Archer, Athens; two step-daughters, Keri Logan and Mary-Morgan Logan, both of Athens; two sisters, Helen Rider, Texas, and Barbara Campbell, Greensboro; and three brothers, Dean Archer and David Archer, both of Athens, and Eddie Archer, Jefferson.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 29, 2000

Johnny Williamson
Johnny Williamson, 91, of Baldwin, died Thursday, November 23, 2000, at Habersham County Medical Center following a short illness.
Mr. Williamson was born June 29, 1909, in Anderson County, S.C. He was a retired poultry and cattle farmer and was a member of Beaverdam Baptist Church.
Mr. Williamson was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Wilson Williamson. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Graveside services were held Saturday, November 25, at Beaverdam Baptist Church, Commerce, with the Rev. Roy Rogers officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mr. Williamson is survived by one son, Arthur Williamson, Commerce; and two grandsons.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Commerce News, November 29, 2000

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MRS. FITZPATRICK
Jackson County native
DANIELSVILLE - Mrs. Kathleen Wade Fitzpatrick, 90, died Thursday, November 23, 2000.
Mrs. Fitzpatrick was born in Jackson County, a daughter of the late Ned and Nola Lord Wade.
She was a homemaker and a member of Ila Baptist Church. Mrs. Fitzpatrick was preceded in death by her husband, Doris Fitzpatrick, and a son, David "Pete" Fitzpatrick.
Funeral services were held Sunday, November 26, at Ila Baptist Church with the Revs. Mark Anderson and Ray Jenkins officiating. Burial was in Ila Cemetery. Mike Fitzpatrick, Leon Fitzpatrick, Reuben Fitzpatrick, Tim Fitzpatrick, David McGinnis and Marc Perry served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Lord Fitzpatrick, Bill Chandler and Darrell Coile.
Mrs. Fitzpatrick is survived by one daughter, Peggy Freeman, Danielsville; one brother, Grady Wade, Alto; and two grandchildren, Joy King and Michael Freeman.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ila Cemetery Fund or to the Ila Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 203, Ila, GA 30647.
Brown's Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 29, 2000

MRS. WORLEY
Homemaker
ILA - Mrs. Lola B. Acree Worley, 79, died Monday, November 27, 2000, at St. Mary's Hospital, Athens.
Mrs. Worley was born August 18, 1921, in Banks County. She was a daughter of the late Grover B. and Pearl Louise Johnson Acree.
Mrs. Worley was a homemaker and a member of Friendship Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Worley.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 29, at Community Baptist Church with the Revs. Ray Jenkins and George Pate officiating. Burial was in Danielsville Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Worley is survived by four daughters, Barbara Brock, Commerce, Linda Haley, Ila, Patricia Hill, Danielsville, and JoNell Payton, Durant, Miss.; 18 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 29, 2000

MR. COOPER
Jackson County native
BETHLEHEM - James "Curly" Cooper, 71, died Monday, November 27, 2000.
Born in Jackson County, Mr. Cooper had resided in Barrow County for most of his life. He was a son of the late Ira Britt and Willie Mae Lyle Cooper.
Mr. Cooper was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a retired driver with The Motor Convoy Automotive Transport Company. He was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church.
Mr. Cooper was preceded in death by his wife, Jacqueline Cook Cooper, a son, Gary Cooper, and two brothers, Homer Cooper and Brady Cooper.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 29, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Jay F. Tenney officiating. Burial was in the Bethlehem United Methodist Church cemetery.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Britt and Judy Cooper, Bethlehem, and Charlie and Deborah Cooper and Richard and Penny Cooper, all of Winder; son, Julian Cooper, Bethlehem; daughter, Tracy Cooper, Bethlehem; brother and sister-in-law, Guy and Joyce Cooper, Winder; and eight grandchildren.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 29, 2000

MR. GILLILAND
U.S. Army veteran
WINDER - Sam W. Gilliland, 80, died Wednesday, November 29, 2000.
Mr. Gilliland was born in Barrow County, a son of the late Henry and Dora Etheridge Gilliland.
He was retired from the U.S. Army, with the rank of master sergeant, and was a member of New Liberty United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, December 1, at New Liberty United Methodist Church with the Revs. Jaj Jones and Freddie O'Kelley officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with full military honors.
Mr. Gilliland is survived by his wife, Bell Wood Gilliland, Winder; five sisters, Ruby Sizemore, Marietta, Lois Wehunt, Maude Gilliland and Joyce Carter, all of Hoschton, and Betty Brady, Cornelia; three brothers, Quinton Gilliland, Hoschton, Charlie Gilliland, Talladega, Ala., and Roy Gilliland, Cleveland; and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Carter Funeral Home, Winder.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to New Liberty United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 95, Braselton, GA 30517.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 29, 2000

MRS. TURNER
Grace Fellowship Church of God member
WINDER - Mrs. Charlotte Turner, 80, died Monday, November 27, 2000.
Mrs. Turner was born in Somerville, N.J. She had resided in Winder since 1972 and was a member of Grace Fellowship Church of God in Watkinsville.
Mrs. Turner had been a food service worker with Russell Middle School in Winder.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, December 1, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Tracy Reynolds officiating.
Mrs. Turner is survived by her husband, Orie B. "Tiny" Turner, Winder; three sons, Bruce Turner and Carl Turner, both of Winder, and Richard Turner, Manville, N.J.; three sisters, Frieda Palmer and Ann Ambrose, both of Ft. Myers, Fla., and Metta Brienza, Bridgewater, N.J.; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Georgia Sherriff's Youth Homes Inc., P.O. Box 1000, Stockbridge, GA 30281-8000, in memory of Mrs. Turner.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 29, 2000


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