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February 14, 2001


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Betty E. Fleeman
Mrs. Betty Earlene Baird Fleeman, 67, of Jefferson, died Wednesday, February 7, 2001.
A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Friday, February 9, at the First United Methodist Church of Jefferson.
Mrs. Fleeman is survived by children, Cornelius E. Fleeman IV, North Augusta, S.C., Susan E. Tuck, Marietta, Donna L. Williamson, Winder, and Jonathan A. Fleeman, Atlanta; brothers, Marvin Baird, Hull, and J.R. Baird Jr., Winder; sisters, Mattie Lee Baker, Trinity, N.C., Darlene Hembree, Greensboro, N.C., Curtistine Massey-Bruce, Nicholson, and Ester Summers, Bartow, Fla.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m Friday, February 9, at the Nicholson Congregational Holiness Church.
The Madison County Journal, February 14, 2001

Leavy Collins
Leavy Collins, 78, of Collins, died Thursday, February 8, 2001, at his residence.
Mr. Collins was a son of Asa Collins. He was a veteran of World War II, having received a Purple Heart while serving in France and North Africa. Mr. Collins was a retired correctional officer for Reidsville Georgia State Prison.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 10, in the chapel of Kennedy Morgan Funeral Home, Cobb Town. Burial was in the Conner Baptist Church cemetery, Collins.
Mr. Collins is survived by his wife, Irma Jean Sykes Collins; daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Morris Lively, Collins, and Barbara and Randy Hackel, Metter; daughter, Vicky Gaffney and husband, Lyons; sons, Wayne Leavy Collins, Jefferson, R.D. Collins, Reidsville, and George D. Collins, Michael Collins and Stacy Collins, all of Collins; brothers, Dave Collins, Carlton, and Edward Collins, Braselton; sisters, Vera Tuck, Buford, and Vinney Faircloth, Dublin; 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Kennedy Morgan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, February 14, 2001

Georgia C. Poole
Mrs. Georgia Carithers Poole, 99, of College Park, died Thursday, February 8, 2001.
Born in Madison County, Mrs. Poole was a daughter of the late George Matthew and Lula Smith Carithers.
She was retired from Spartinburg General Hospital, where she worked as a nurse for over 40 years, and was of the Baptist denomination. Mrs. Poole was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Coan Poole.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 10, in Comer Cemetery with the Rev. Stewart Lang officiating.
Mrs. Poole is survived by one sister, Hilda Mason, College Park.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, February 14, 2001

Lillie M. Garrison
Mrs. Lillie Mae Parson Garrison, 92, of Homer, died Friday, February 9, 2001, at Scenic View Health Care Center, Baldwin.
A native of Banks County, Mrs. Garrison was born January 5, 1909, a daughter of the late Garnett and Minnie Sheridan Parson. She was the wife of the late O.S. Garrison.
Mrs. Garrison was a member of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by two sons, M.E. "Buster" Garrison Sr. and Herbert D. Garrison Sr., and a granddaughter, Ramona Gar-rison.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, February 11, at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church with the Rev. Phil Ferguson, Jerry Payne and the Rev. Jim McLendon officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include one sister, Rose Jones, Homer; grandchildren, Mack E. Garrison, Herbert "Bo" Garrison Jr. and Donna G. Payne, all of Homer, Paulina G. Casper, Maysville, and Oscar S. Garrison II, Hoschton; daughters-in-law, Syble Garrison and Betty G. Strickland, both of Homer; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, February 14, 2001

Veronica Hughes
Mrs. Veronica "Ronnie" Hughes, 75, of Athens, a native of Grand Fork, N.D., died Monday, February 12, 2001.
Mrs. Hughes was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Schinider Deitz and the widow of the late John Frank Hughes.
She worked in the shipyards during World War II and later worked at Thomas Textile Manufacturing for a number of years. Mrs. Hughes had made her home in Athens for the past 55 years and was a member of Unity Christian Church, Maysville.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, February 15, in the chapel of Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Ray Fumea and Linwood Smith officiating. Burial will be at 4:30 p.m. in the Unity Christian Church cemetery with Minister Dennis Harris officiating. Dorsey Campbell, Wesley Hughes, Cecil Highfield, Mark Chancey, Dough Roskam and Frank Strickland Jr. will serve as pallbearers.
Mrs. Hughes is survived by three daughters, Margaret Chancey, Bethlehem, Cindy Childs, Commerce, and Mary Perry, Hull; three sons, Alan W. Hughes, Athens, Ned Hughes, Watkinsville, and Jeff Hughes, Flowery Branch; one brother, LeRoy Deitz, Frazee, Minn.; 13 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family was to have received friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 p.m. until the time of the service on Thursday.
Bridges Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, February 14, 2001

MR. WOODS
Former prison guard
MAYSVILLE - Ed Woods, 70, died Friday, February 9, 2001, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mr. Woods was born April 22, 1930, a son of the late John and Maude Strickland Woods.
He had been employed with the State of Georgia as a prison guard.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 12, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Will Herring officiating. Burial was in Rabun County Memorial Park, Clayton.
Mr. Woods is survived by his wife, Genie S. Woods, Maysville; two sons, Danny Woods, Homer, and Michael E. Woods, Maysville; two daughters, Johnnie Flores, Gainesville, and Edna Funderburk, Danielsville; one sister, Bill Scarbough, Ila; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, February 14, 2001

John H. McElreath
John Henry McElreath, 88, of Danielsville, died Wednesday, February 7, 2001, at Cobb Memorial Hospital, Royston.
Mr. McElreath was born in Hall County on May 6, 1912, a son of the late James "Jim" McElreath and Adda Greenway McElreath.
He was retired from the textile industry, was a farmer and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Mr. McElreath was preceded in death by his first wife, Thelma Drake McElreath, two brothers, Martin McElreath and Frank McElreath, and two sisters, Fannie Gentry and Cora Dean.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, February 9, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Dayton Logan officiating. Burial was in the Friendship Baptist Church cemetery.
Mr. McElreath is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Brooks McElreath, Daniels-ville; one daughter, Velma Barber, Watkinsville; one step-son, Coy Brooks, Comer; one sister, Emma Strickland, Hull; one brother, Charlie McElreath, Danielsville; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, February 14, 2001

Eulaine A. Giles
Mrs. Eulaine A. Campbell Giles, 84, of Danielsville, died Friday, February 9, 2001, at BJC Nursing Home, Commerce.
Mrs. Giles was born in Madison County on August 24, 1916, a daughter of the late Roy Marion and Estelle Rice Campbell.
She was a homemaker and a member of Danielsville Baptist Church. Mrs. Giles was preceded in death by a son, Roy Wayne Giles.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 11, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Michael Hudman and Tim Peck officiating. Burial was in the Evangelical Methodist Church cemetery. Alan Giles, Scott Carey, Tony Cash, Curtis Carey, Jason Fender and Jim Fannin served as pallbearers.
Survivors include one son, Warren Giles, Albany; three daughters, Faye Carey, Hull, Alice Wilson, Fruithurst, Ala., and Patricia "Patsy" Fender, Burnsville, N.C.; two brothers, Rice Campbell and George Turner Campbell, both of Moultrie; two sisters, Marion Hart, Lakeland, Fla., and Mary Alice Register, Moultrie; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, February 14, 2001

Brandall M. Horne
Brandall Mitchell Horne, 55, of Danielsville, died Sunday, February 11, 2001.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Horne was a son of William Claude and Emma Frances Haley Horne.
He was employed as a contractor with Branch Construction and was of the Baptist denomination.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 14, in the Friendship Baptist Church cemetery with the Rev. Ray Jenkins officiating. David Graham, David Branch, Jamie Dean, Barney White, Steven Branch and Andy Brooks served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Gene West and Randy Lord.
Survivors include one step-daughter, Patricia Adams, Danielsville; two step-sons, David Graham, Comer, and James Graham, Danielsville; four sisters, Martha Jean Lord, Ila, Mary Lord and Cindy Horne, both of Danielsville, and Claudine West, Comer; one step-sister, Linda Kay Strickland, Royston; five brothers, William Claude Horne Jr., William Ray Horne, David Horne and Michael Horne, all of Danielsville, and Talmadge Horne Jr., Comer; and six grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, February 14, 2001

Billy T. Burroughs
Billy Tom Burroughs, 66, of Danielsville, died Thursday, February 8, 2001.
A native and lifelong resident of Madison County, Mr. Burroughs was a son of the late Paul A. and Evie L. Mann Burroughs.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and a retiree of Southern Cathodic Protection. Mr. Burroughs was a member of Danielsville United Methodist Church, the AARP, the National Rifle Association and an honorary member of the Georgia Sheriff's Association. He was also a member of the VFW Post 08377 and the American Legion Post #39.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, February 12, at Danielsville Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Walter Singletary and Bill Brown officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Shonda L. Rogers and Jennifer L. Tullis, both of Loganville; three sisters, Mary B. Griffeth, Danielsville, Betty B. Zellers, St. Augustine, Fla., and Virginia B. Thomas, Conyers; two grandchildren, Rachel M. Rogers and Gabriella J. Tullis; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, February 14, 2001

Jackie D. Potts
Mrs. Jackie Dianne Potts, 51, of Commerce, died Saturday, February 3, 2001, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, following an extended illness.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Potts was a daughter of the late Jack and Dorothy Hogwood Langston. She was the widow of James Thomas Potts.
Mrs. Potts had been employed with BJC Medical Center.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Monday, February 12, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Donald Wilson and Charles Hardy officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include one daughter, Shannon Potts, Commerce; one brother, David Potts, Hull; one sister, Regena Knight, Commerce; and one grandson.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, February 14, 2001



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