Madison County Obituaries...

August 29, 2001


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Hubert Scoggins
Hubert Scoggins, 73, of Danielsville, died Monday, August 27, 2001.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Scoggins was a son of the late Lee Dewitt Scoggins and Sara Ann "Annie" Norris Scoggins.
He was employed in Clarke County with the Department of Transportation in maintenance. Mr. Scoggins was of the Baptist denomination.
He was preceded in death by a son, Don Jeffery Scoggins.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 29, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Mark Palmer officiating. Burial was in the Friendship Baptist Church cemetery. Mr. Scoggins' nephews, Neal Scoggins, Jeremiah Scoggins, Jonathan Scoggins, Marvin C. Scoggins, Darrin Scoggins, Darrell Scoggins and Ronnie Smith, served as pallbearers.
Mr. Scoggins is survived by his wife, Cora Adams Scoggins; one daughter, Carol Scoggins, Danielsville; and two brothers, Nelson Scoggins and Marvin D. Scoggins, both of Commerce.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 29, 2001

Edward W. Babe Jr.
Edward William Babe Jr., 70, of Hull, died Wednesday, August 22, 2001.
Mr. Babe was born January 14, 1931, a son of the late Edward William Babe Sr. and Helen Moroc Babe.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, retiring from the U.S. Navy in 1976, with 30 years of credited service. Mr. Babe was a member of Hull Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by a son, Alan Williams.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Saturday, August 25, at Hull Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Crowe officiating. Ron Babe, Gary Williams, Justin Williams, Curtis Anderson, Mike Osborn and Mark Himsl served as pallbearers.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Jones Babe; daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Mark Himsl, Colbert; daughters, Christine Babe, Suwanee, and Vickie Boruck, Indiana; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Vickie Williams, Mobile, Ala.; son, Ed Babe III, Grapevine, Texas; two sisters, CarolAnn Ecke, Illinois, and Delores Morrow, Huntsville, Ala.; one brother, Ronald Clark Babe, Indiana; 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 29, 2001

Agnes E. Lunsford
Mrs. Agnes Ellen Pritchett Lunsford, 71, of Carnesville, died Friday, August 24, 2001, at Crystle Springs Nursing Home, Commerce.
Mrs. Lunsford was born in Oconee County, on June 22, 1930, a daughter of the late Wesley M. and Susie Mae Arthur Pritchett.
She was a retired seamstress with Superior Pants Company.
Mrs. Lunsford was preceded in death by a grandson, Brandon L. McElreath.
Memorial services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 26, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Gene Pritchett officiating.
Mrs. Lunsford is survived by her husband, Orin S. Lunsford Sr., Carnesville; three daughters, Elaine Manus Sylvester, Mobile, Ala., Dianne L. Griffith, Carnesville, and Darnell L. Albritton, Tupelo, Miss.; one son, Orin S. Lunsford Jr., Hoschton; two sisters, Nellie Sue Pritchett Self, Athens, and Shirley Pritchett McEver, Riverdale; one brother, Dan E. Pritchett, Athens; six grandchildren, Jason M. King, Houston, Texas, Clayton S. King, Mobile, Ala., Christi M. Little, Ila, Joshua M. Lunsford, Athens, and Samantha J. Lunsford and Orin S. Lunsford III, both of Hoschton; and two great-grandchildren, Christopher James Little and Cierra Dawn Little, both of Ila.
Memorials may be made to the Vista Care Hospice, 2350 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 29, 2001

Louie Brumbelow
Louie Brumbelow, 76, of Ila, died Saturday, August 25, 2001.
Mr. Brumbelow was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou Brumbelow.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, in the chapel of Ingram Funeral Home, Cumming. Burial was in Sawnee View Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include one daughter, Rita Ann Ingram, Alto; two sons, Tommy Brumbelow, Cumming, and Raymond Lee Brumbelow, Nicholson; one sister, Dennie Garmon, Alpharetta; 10 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and other relatives.
Ingram Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 29, 2001

Henry L. Griffeth
Henry Landis Griffeth, 91, of Greenville, S.C., died Wednesday, August 22, 2001.
Mr. Griffeth was born in Colbert, a son of the late James Ellis and Susie Morris Griffeth.
He was a retiree of Black Electric Supply Company and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Mr. Griffeth was preceded in death by three brothers, James Austin, Walter Trellis and Jesse Ellis Griffeth, and a sister, Wilma G. Ebersole.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 25, in Colbert City Cemetery with the Revs. Al Sherbert and James Ellis Griffeth officiating.
Mr. Griffeth is survived by two sisters, Arnis G. Mills, Liberty, S.C., and Verdah G. Looper, Charlotte, N.C.; two brothers, Charles Ranford "Randy" Griffeth, Travelers Rest, S.C., and Vernon Griffeth, Camden, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Cancer Society of Greenville County, 113 Mills Avenue, Greenville, SC 29605, or to the Hospice of the Greenville Hospital System, 255 Enterprise Blvd., Suite 120, Greenville, SC 29615.
The Madison County Journal, August 29, 2001

 

Cartee Pullian
Cartee Pullian, 88, of Royston, died Thursday, August 23, 2001.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Pullian was a son of the late Tom and Tishey Pullian.
He was an auto mechanic and was a member of Unity Baptist Church. Mr. Pullian was preceded in death by his wife, Ina Belle Haynes Pullian.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Saturday, August 25, at Unity Baptist Church with the Revs. Kevin O'Donnell and Jack McVeigh officiating. Burial was in the Mill Shoal Baptist Church cemetery. Gary Spung, Anthony Spung, Leslie Pullian, John Pullian, Clay Miller and Wayne Morrison served as pallbearers.
Survivors include three daughters, Marlene P. Day and Ina Linda Boles, both of Palm Harbor, Fla., and Audrey M. Green, Royston; two sons, Leslie A. "Bo" Pullian, Royston, and Luther Jackson "Jack" Pullian, Tampa, Fla.; and one brother, Haskel Pullian, Carlton.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 29, 2001

Sara Wilson
Miss Sara Wilson, 92, of Commerce, died Saturday, August 25, 2001, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, of a brief illness.
Miss Wilson was born in Dillard, a daughter of the late Alexander Wilson and Sally Powell Wilson.
She was retired from Whatley's Drug Store, Gainesville, where she resided for most of her life.
Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, August 28, in Alta Vista Cemetery, Gainesville.
Survivors include three nieces, Janet Alberts, Sally Wilson and Jamie Duff; three nephews, Robert Wilson, Richard Wilson and Kendal Hudak; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and a special friend, Barbara Nigreville, Commerce.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 29, 2001

Jody E. Lee
Mrs. Jody Eloise Lee, 43, of Commerce, died Wednesday, August 22, 2001.
A native of Barrow County, Mrs. Lee was a daughter of Evia Campbell and the late Raymond R. Stewart.
She was a homemaker and was a member of White Plains Baptist Church. Mrs. Lee was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Stewart, and a sister, Elaine Wiley.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 25, in the chapel of Wise-Connolly Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Larry Lee officiating. Burial was in the White Plains Baptist Church cemetery.
In addition to her mother, Mrs. Lee is survived by her husband, Jerry Lee; two sisters, Linda Lee, Elberton, and Dianne Matthews, Braselton; and five brothers, Merlin Stewart, Commerce, Robert Stewart, Donnie Stewart and Ronnie Stewart, all of Hoschton, and Gary Stewart, Rayle.
Wise-Connolly Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 29, 2001

Jeffrey A. Nagy
Jeffrey Alan Nagy, 32, of Maysville, died Thursday, August 23, 2001, at Grady Memorial Hospital following injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
Mr. Nagy was born January 11, 1969, in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a son of Ronald A. Nagy, Parma, Ohio, and Barbara Brucchieri Dombrowski, Brunswick, Ohio.
Mr. Nagy was employed as IS Manager for Jefferson Blanking Corp.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 25, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Rev. Swayne Cochran officiating. Burial was in Eastlawn Cemetery, Brunswick, Ohio.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Nagy is survived by his wife, Stacy Lynn Lyons, Commerce; one son, Nicholas Ray Nagy, Commerce; step-father, Edward Dombrowski, Brunswick, Ohio; three sisters, Terri Finlin, Tammi Safranek and Traci Talaczyk, all of Brunswick, Ohio; and grandparents, Agnes Brucchieri, Brunswick, Ohio, and Dorothy Dombrowski, Cleveland, Ohio.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 29, 2001

Paul C. Wade
Paul C. Wade, 84, of Demorest, died Wednesday, August 22, 2001, at a private nursing facility following an extended illness.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Wade was born June 24, 1917, to the late Peter Cleveland and Margie Crenshaw Wade.
He was a painter and carpenter and was of the Christian faith. Mr. Wade was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret Herbert Wade, a brother, Roosevelt Wade, and a sister, Grace Plott.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, August, 24, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, with the Rev. Sanford Kimbrell officiating. Burial was in the Return Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Birdell Blalock Wade, Demorest; one daughter, Betty Scroggs, Alto; two step-daughters, Vancine Chandler, Cornelia, and Mahala Moody, Alto; one son, Nelson J. Wade, Ridgeway, Va.; two step-sons, Curtis Wade, Hollywood, and Christopher E. Wade, Cleveland; four brothers, Dewey Wade, Richard Wade and Buford Wade, all of Demorest, and Grady Wade, Commerce; three sisters, Sophornia Pettit, Cleveland, and Charlotte Freeman and Joyce Turner, both of Demorest; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 29, 2001

Annie S. Royston
Mrs. Annie Sue McElroy Royston, 77, of Royston, died Sunday, August 26, 2001.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Royston was a daughter of the late Lucius Ben and Susie Roberts McElroy.
She was a homemaker and was a member of Zion Baptist Church. Mrs. Royston was preceded in death by her husband, Early L. Royston.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 28, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Dennis Kesler and Vernon Dorminey officiating. Burial was in the New Hope Congregational Holiness Church cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Louise Roberts, Carnesville, and Connie Boles, Royston; one son, Ronnie L. Royston, Royston; two sisters, Florrie House, Danielsville, and Gladys King, Greenwood, S.C.; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 29, 2001


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