Jackson County Obituaries...

August 22, 2001

MRS. EDWARDS
Homemaker
COMMERCE-Mrs. Mayo Edwards, 72, died Wednesday, August 15, 2001, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
She was born April 28, 1929, in Georgia, and was the daughter of the late Lula Bray Bond and Charlie Bond. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Commerce. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Cathy Edwards.
The survivors include one son, Anthony L. Edwards, Royston; one daughter, Margaret Parr, Maysville; two brothers, C.L. Bond, Commerce, and Donald Bond, Ila; two sisters, Mary Tanner, Commerce, and Janie Vickery, Colbert; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral was August 17, 2001, at Ivie Funeral Home with the Revs. Donald Wilson and Dennis Kesler officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Park, Commerce.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, August 22, 2001

MR. SEGARS
Business Owner
EASLEY,S.C.-Larry Douglas Segars, 58, died Wednesday, August 15, 2001, at Greenville Memorial.
A native of Banks County, he was born March 23, 1943. He was the son of Ruby Purcell Segars, Commerce, and the late William Elvin Segars. He was owner of the Carolina Rod Shop and was a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Donnie Ball and Andy Segars, both of Easley, S.C.; and two brothers, James Segars, Lawrenceville, and Nelson Segars, Stone Mountain.
The funeral was August 17, 2001, at New Salem United Methodist Church with the Rev. Johnny Ray officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, August 22, 2001
Mrs. Cassele
Retired supervisor
MONROE - Ms. Madeline I. Cassele, 84, died August 19, 2001, following an extended illness.
She was born in Fayette, Ala., and had resided in Walton County for six years. Ms. Cassele was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Walton County branch, and was a retired supervisor with Georgia Upholstery of Atlanta.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Debbie Cassele, both of Winder, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral was Tuesday, August 21, 2001, at the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder. Burial was at Crestlawn Cemetery, Atlanta.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, August 22, 2001

MRS. WALKER
Green County native
SOCIAL CIRCLE-Mrs. Carrie Ellene Walker, 84, died Thursday, August 16, 2001, at Social Circle Nursing Home.
A native of Green County, she was born September 28, 1916, to the late Lenora Murray Walker and Robert J. Walker. She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church.
Survivors include six nephews, Jackie Walker, Warner Robins, Eddie Walker, Warner Robins, Wayne Walker, Buford, Charles L. Harris, Anderson, S.C., James P. Harris, Jefferson, and Robert W. Harris, Jefferson; one niece, Lenora Rogers, Bogart; one sister-in-law, Katherine Walker, Buford; one brother-in-law, Joe L. Harris, Jefferson; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
The funeral was August 18, 2001, at Bethany United Methodist Church with the Rev. Hulon Hill officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Great nephews served as pallbearers.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, August 22, 2001

MR. ALTICE
Security guard
COMMERCE-John Stephen Suter Altice, 60, died Thursday, August 16, 2001, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
A native of Broadwater County, Mont., he was born August 15, 1941 to the late Ola Frances Altice Suter and James Altice. He was a security guard. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Wilbanks Altice.Survivors include one son, Chris Altice, Commerce; one daughter, Angela Altice, Nicholson; two sisters, Shirley Beecher, Billings, Mont., and Jay French, Spokane, Wash.
The funeral was August 18, 2001, at the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Harold Crawford officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, August 22, 2001

MRS. SUGGS
Virginia native
COMMERCE-Mrs. Linda Carter Suggs, 56, died Sunday, August 19, 2001.
A native of St. Charles, Va., she was a resident of Lee County, Va., until she moved to Commerce in 1998. She was a member of Admant Baptist Church, Pennington Gap, Va. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tex Suggs; her parents, Bradley and Hazel Carter; and a brother, Wayne Carter.
Survivors include her son and special friend, Jeff Suggs and Kassie Dunson; daughters and sons-in-law, Shelia and Richard Carter, Nashville, Tenn., and Sherry and Tim Brown, Commerce; two grandsons, Michael and Trey Carter, Nashville, Tenn.; one brother, Jerry Carter, Powell, Tenn.; and two cousins, Jackie and Bobbie Cheek, Pennington Gap, Va.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 23, 2001, at the sanctuary of Province Funeral Home, Pennington Gap, Va. Burial will follow in the Powell Valley Cemetery, Dryden, Va.
Province Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, August 22, 2001

MR. HARRISON
Gwinnett County native
BUFORD-Richard Lester Harrison, 96, died Sunday, August 19, 2001, at BJC Nursing Home.
Mr. Harrison was born Nov. 4, 1904, in Gwinnett County. He was the son of the late Gertrude Hipps Harrison and Otis Harrison of Gwinnett County. He was retired from Bona Allen Tannery and was a member of Riverside Baptist Church, Sugar Hill, and the Buford Masonic Lodge 292 F&AM. He was preceded in death by his wife, Laron Higgins Harrison.
Survivors include one daughter, Lavinia Marcott, Commerce; one brother, O.D. Harrison, Conyers; one sister, Dorothy Jones, Buford; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The funeral was Wednesday at the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Harvey Langley officiating. Burial was at Riverside Baptist Church, Sugar Hill.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, August 22, 2001

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Mrs. Aaron
Housewife
COMER-Mrs. Joy Pamela "J.P" Aaron, 48, of Jefferson, died Friday, August 17, 2001, after an extended illness.
A native of Clarke County, she was the daughter of the late J.W. Whitley and Hazel Whitley, Watkinsville. She was a housewife and a member of the Baptist faith.
Survivors in addition to her mother include her husband, Clarence "Slick" Aaron Jr.; a step-daughter, Kaye Aaron Looney; a step-son, Clarence Kevin Aaron; and mother-in-law, Essie H. Payne.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thurday, August 23, at Bishop Baptist, 1110 Old Bishop Road, Bishop.
The family asks that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, Clarke County chapter, 1060 Gaines School Road, Suite B2, Athens, Ga., 30605, or the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation, 2187 Northlake Parkway, Building 9, Suite 116, Tucker, Ga. 30084.
Bernstein Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, August 22, 2001

MRS. GARDINER
Jackson County Native
COMMERCE-Mrs. Fleeta Sharp Gardiner, 82, died Thursday, August 16, 2001, at BJC Medical Center.
A native of Jackson County, she was born August 15, 1912 to the late Pauline Shankle Sharp and the late Dr. L.J. Sharp. She was retired from Christian Hardware and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Commerce. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Gardiner, and a son, Bob Gardiner.
Survivors include one daughter, Roberta Mitchell, Atlanta; two sisters, Jeanette Nix, Augusta, and Margery White, Hermitage, Tenn.; two grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held August 18, 2001, at the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Warren Huddleston officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, August 22, 2001

MR. BECK
Owner of landscaping business
JEFFERSON - Gregory Lynn Beck, 35, of Jefferson, died Monday, August 13, 2001, at his residence following an accident.
Mr. Beck was born September 7, 1965, in Hall County. He was the owner and operator of Greg Beck Landscaping.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Thursday, August 16, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Rev. Bud McDonald and Dr. Gerald Mitton officiating. Burial was in the Williamson Family Cemetery, Jefferson.
Mr. Beck is survived by his wife, Christie Beck, Jefferson; his father and stepmother, Johnny Daniel and Kathy Beck, Pendergrass; his mother and step-father, Joan and John Cody, Jefferson; two sons, Trent Beck and Trey Beck, both of Jefferson; three brothers, Chad Beck, Ken Beck and Scott Cody, all of Jefferson; one sister, Dawn Cody, Jefferson; and grandparents, Leroy and Irene Beck, Pendergrass.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Trust Fund for Christie, Trey and Trent Beck, c/o Regions Bank, P.O. Box 5, Jefferson, GA 30549.
The family was to have received friends from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, August 22, 2001

MR. DOBBS
Government employee
James Edward Dobbs, 46, died Monday, August 20, 2001, at Barrow Medical Center.
He was the son of the late Henry Edwin Dobbs and Barbara Ann Dobbs-Tinker. Dobbs was a dedicated employee of the Gwinnett County government for 16 years, where he worked in the public utilities department. He was an active student at Gwinnett Technical College and a mentor for others continuing their education. Friends say he was an honorable man who cherished family and home life.
Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Debra Dobbs; sister and brother-in-law, Suzanne and Gilbert Smith; sister, Marsha Tinker; and niece, Jennifer Smith.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Gwinnett Technical College, Adult Basic Literacy, The Jimmy Dobbs Scholarship Fund, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, Ga., 30046.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 23, at Smith Memory Chapel, Winder, with the Rev. Shelvie Summerlin officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Friday, August 24, at Moultrie City Cemetery.
Smith Funeral home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, August 22, 2001

MR. CRAVEN
Korean War veteran
ATHENS - Herbert Craven, 78, died Sunday, August 19, 2001.
A native of Gillsville, he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Loraine Craven. He lived most of his life in Athens, was a Korean War veteran and was retired from Westinghouse. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Jessie St. Clair Craven; a daughter, Mitzi Craven-Looney, Nicholson; a son, Darrell Craven, Nicholson; two sisters, Madelin Morgan, York Town, Va., and Judy Mathis, Watkinsville; and two grandchildren.
The funeral was Tuesday, August 21, at Bernstein Funeral Home with the Rev. Al Clements officiating. Burial was at the Gillsville cemetery.
Bernstein Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, August 22, 2001


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