Banks County Obituaries...

August 8, 2001

Maysville resident
MAYSVILLE - Mrs. Freda Taylor, 64, died Tuesday, July 31, 2001.
Graveside services were held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, August 3, at Forestlawn Memorial Park.
Survivors include one step-son, Steve Taylor, Toccoa; one step-daughter, Joy Irwin, Toccoa; one sister, Margaret Erskine, Scotland; two sisters-in-law, Doris Black, Fayetteville, and Montez Grey, Doraville; and four grandchildren.
RT Patterson Funeral Home, Norcross, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 8, 2001

Habersham County native
MT. AIRY - Marvis Odis Brady, 51, died Wednesday, August 1, 2001, at the residence of his sister, Dorothy Pruitt, Carnesville, following a brief illness.
Born in Habersham County on March 16, 1950, Mr. Brady was a son of the late Arvil and Weeze Farmer Brady.
He was a former owner and operator of Central Grocery and was a member of Hazel Creek Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 3, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, with the Rev. Billy Burrell officiating. Burial was in the Leatherwood Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include brothers and sisters-in-law, Buddy and Montez Brady, Baldwin, and Leroy and Nell Brady, Cornelia; sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara and J.L. Davis, Demorest, and Dorothy and Millard Pruitt, Carnesville; four nephews, two nieces, four-great-nephews and three great-nieces.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 8, 2001

Apple Valley Baptist
Church member
CORNELIA - Mrs. Luerine Turner Bellamy, 74, died Wednesday, August 1, 2001, at her residence following a short illness.
Born June 26, 1927, in Jackson County, Mrs. Bellamy was a daughter of the late Joe and Minnie Lee Bennett Turner.
She was retired from Carwood Manufacturing and was a member of Apple Valley Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 3, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Mike Robertson officiating. Burial was in Yonah Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Bellamy is survived by her husband, C.T. Bellamy, Cornelia; daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Terry Burger, Cornelia; sister, Audrey Beck, Commerce; and granddaughter, Kristen Mangum, Cornelia.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 8, 2001

medical secretary
COMMERCE - Mrs. Virginia White, 80, died Thursday, August 2, 2001, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, of a brief illness.
Mrs. White was born December 1, 1920, in New Britain, Conn. She was a daughter of the late Emil Leupold and Clara Rollins Leupold.
Mrs. White was a retired medical secretary and was a volunteer for the BJC Medical Center gift shop.
A memorial service will be held in Florida at a later date.
Survivors include one daughter, Linda Moreland, Commerce; two sons, Brian Hart, Pinellas Park, Fla., and William Zaugg, Williamstown, N.J.; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 8, 2001

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Father of three
COMMERCE - Jackie Williams, 66, died Saturday, August 4, 2001.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 8, at Warren Chapel United Methodist Church, Commerce, with the Rev. Willie F. Pattman, pastor of Warren Chapel UMC, officiating. The Rev. Jerry David gave the eulogy. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Park, Commerce.
Mr. Williams is survived by his wife, Marie David Williams; two sons, the Rev. Jerry S. David and Kerry Williams; one daughter, Jacqueline Gholston; two brothers, Willie A. Williams and Johnny Williams; five sisters, Annie Hargrove, Margaret Akers, Gladys Pierce, Frances Strickland and Linda Jackson; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mason Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County, August 8, 2001

Bold Spring UMC member
COMMERCE - Allen Bond Morgan, 76, died Tuesday, August 7, 2001, at his residence.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Morgan was the son of the late Dallas and Addie Presley Morgan.
He was retired from the City of Commerce Public Works Department and was a member of Bold Spring United Methodist Church and the Bold Spring Mens Club. Mr. Morgan was preceded in death by his first wife, Annie Bell Morgan, and two brothers, Hutcherson and James Morgan.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, August 9, at Bold Spring United Methodist Church with the Revs. Ed Cook and Stephen Horn officiating. The body will be placed in state at the church at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Nell Watkins Morgan, Commerce; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Freddie David and Diane and Dan Morris, all of Commerce, Pat and Harry Mangleburg, Hartwell, Donna and Bobby Teller, Crawford, and Gloria and Skeeter Gordon, Maysville; son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Kathy Morgan, Danielsville; brother, Thomas Morgan, Fayetteville; four sisters, Barbara Maddox and Doris McClain, both of Carnesville, Almeria Grubbs, Griffin, and Juanita Davis, Carrolton; grandchildren, Allana Metz, Bluffton, S.C., Ashley and Zack David, Commerce, April Vickery, Carnesville, Chase Gordon, Maysville, and Bo Mangleburg, Hartwell; and great-granddaughter, Hannah Vickery, Carnesville.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, August 8, 2001
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