Madison County Obituaries...

June 27, 2001


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Arthur W. Senclair
Arthur William Senclair, 69, of Colbert, died Sunday, June 24, 2001.
Mr. Senclair was born in New York, a son of Illa Brown Nichols and the late Curtis Arthur Senclair.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean Conflict.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Jeff Marion officiating. Burial was in the Ila Cemetery.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Senclair is survived by his wife, Patricia Nichols Senclair; one daughter, Sherry Rose Senclair Wise, Eustis, Fla.; three sons, Arthur William Senclair Jr., Athens, Calvin Lloyd Senclair, Colbert, and David Lee Senclair, Warner Robins Air Force Base; three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Cancer Society.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 27, 2001

Johnnie C. Johnson
Johnnie C. Johnson, 47, died Thursday, June 21, 2001.
A native of Athens, Mr. Johnson spent many of his years working and traveling the United States. He was born January 16, 1954, a son of Betty Ginn Headrick, Maryville, Tenn., and the late Don J. Johnson, Athens.
"A cherished son, brother, uncle and just an all-around good guy, Johnnie will be missed by all those who knew and loved his many characters, but mostly for his strong and giving heart," said family members. "His free spirit gave him his strength and will continue to do so for those he leaves behind."
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 24, in the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with Evangelist Clay Huff officiating.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Johnson is survived by an older brother, Brad Johnson, and his children, Dakota and Lindsay; a sister, Kim Collins, and her daughter, Madison; brothers, Wesley Johnson and Rodney Johnson; and his little sister, Lisa Breedlove, and her son, Quint.
Bernstein Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 27, 2001
Herbert H. Wehunt
Herbert Horace Wehunt, 71, of Gainesville, died Sunday, June 24, 2001, at his residence following an extended illness.
A native of Cherokee County, Mr. Wehunt was a longtime employee of Pirkle's Cafe and was owner and operator of Barney's Cafe, as well as the Midway Cafe in Gainesville. He was of the Holiness faith.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, in the chapel of Hillside Funeral Home, Gainesville, with the Rev. Thurman Parker officiating. Burial was in the Arrendale Family Cemetery, Dahlonega.
Mr. Wehunt is survived by his wife, Bonnie Wehunt, Gainesville; daughters, Linda Anthony and Katie Glover, both of Gainesville; son, Mike Wehunt, Ila; step-son, Thomas Little, Gainesville; step-daughter, Maria Ford, Gainesville; brother, Hoyt Wehunt, Gainesville; five grandchildren, one great-grandchild and several other relatives.
Hillside Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 27, 2001


Jasper S. Floyd
Jasper Samuel Floyd, 71, of Hartwell, died Thursday, June 21, 2001.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Floyd was a son of the late Levis J. Floyd and Elizabeth Harris Floyd.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean Conflict, and was retired from Newton Mills as a shipping clerk. Mr. Floyd was a member of the Hartwell Church of God.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 23, in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home with the Revs. Howard Conine, Lonnie Bennett and Ronnie Head officiating. Burial was in Nancy Hart Memorial Park.
Mr. Floyd is survived by his wife, Floye Cobb Floyd; two daughters, Wanda Daves, Hartwell, and Lynn Dove, Athens; one brother, Casper Floyd, La France, S.C.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Strickland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 27, 2001

Ronnie W. Lynch
Ronnie W. Lynch, 86, of Commerce, died Sunday, June 24, 2001, at Athens Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.
Mr. Lynch was born January 16, 1915, in Mayo, Fla. He had been employed as an airplane mechanic with Lockheed Aircraft Co. and was a member of the Church of Christ in Commerce.
Mr. Lynch was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Lynch, and two brothers, Johnny Lynch and Harlie Lynch.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with Minister Jeff Coalson officiating. Burial was in the Georgia Memorial Cemetery, Smyrna.
Mr. Lynch is survived by his wife, Emogene Lynch, Commerce; two daughters, Pam Brown, Woodstock, and Anne Cormack, California; one brother, R.V. Lynch, Darling Park, Fla.; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 27, 2001

Chris Toney
Chris Toney, 25, of Commerce, died Thursday, June 21, 2001, at his residence.
Born in Georgia on February 3, 1976, Mr. Toney was a son of Warren Kim Toney and Angela Denise Smith Thompson, both of Commerce.
He was employed with Roper Pump Co. and was a member of Freedom Baptist Church, Commerce.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Danny Green officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Com-merce.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include one sister, Heather Toney, Commerce; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Toney, Commerce, and Gene and Grace Smith, Social Circle; and great-grandmother, Alva Wiley, Toano, Va.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 27, 2001

Elyta Brock
Miss Elyta Brock, 85, of Commerce, died Saturday, June 16, 2001, at BJC Nursing Home.
Miss Brock was born February 28, 1916, in Georgia, a daughter of the late Henry and Mittie Lee Smith Brock.
She was a retired seamstress with Blue Bell Manufacturing and was a member of Madison Street Baptist Church, Commerce.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, in the Grove Level Baptist Church cemetery, Homer, with the Rev. Donald Wilson officiating.
Miss Brock is survived by a sister, Sue Weldon, Commerce; and three nieces.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 27, 2001


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