Banks County Obituaries...

October 3, 2001


MRS. HILL
Banks County native
BALDWIN - Mrs. Wortie Lee Lewallen Hill, 71, died Monday, October 1, 2001, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, following a short illness.
Born April 11, 1930, in Banks County, Mrs. Hill was a daughter of the late Holman and Gertrude Lewallen Lewallen.
She was retired from Fieldale Farms, with 21 years of service, and was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. Mrs. Hill was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Hill, and a brother, J.B. Lewallen.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 3, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Revs. Frank Sailers and Luther Williams officiating. Burial was in the Harmony Baptist Church cemetery.
Mrs. Hill is survived by her husband, Coleman Hill, Baldwin; one daughter, Brenda Crawford, Baldwin; two sons, Dennis Hill, Cornelia, and Bradley Hill, Baldwin; two sisters, Agnes Lewallen and Patsy Ayers, both of Toccoa; four brothers, Vance Lewallen, Gainesville, Gordon Lewallen, Lula, and Swayne Lewallen and Stanley Lewallen, both of Toccoa; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, October 3, 2001

MRS. SENZAMICI
Retired real
estate salesperson
COMMERCE - Mrs. Mary Alice Senzamici, 74, beloved mother and grandmother, died Monday, September 24, 2001, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. Senzamici was a native of Kanawha County, W.Va. She was a daughter of the late Howard Bratton and Elsie Omey Deel Young.
Mrs. Senzamici was a retired real estate salesperson and was a member of Bold Spring United Methodist Church.
A good and faithful servant of the Lord Jesus Christ, her unwavering faith and love for her Savior sustained her to the end.
Mrs. Senzamici was twice married, first to the late Russell Stewart Davis, and second to the late Nicholas Lewis Senzamici.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 27, at Bold Spring United Methodist with the Revs. Kenneth Deitle, Stephen Horne and Timothy Hobbs officiating. Burial was in Peachtree Memorial Park, Norcross.
Mrs. Senzamici is survived by two sons, Bruce Davis, Hoschton, and Michael Davis, Buford; four daughters, Michele Davis, Norcross, Sandra Gregory, Duluth, Mary Howell, Carnesville, and Barbara Martin, Arlington, Texas; two sisters, Erna Mae Lynch, Stonewood, W.Va., and Betty Lou LeMasters, Marietta; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, October 3, 2001

MR. SHERIDAN
U.S. Army veteran
FLORIDA - John Chalmus Sheridan, 68, died Thursday, September 27, 2001, in a Florida hospital.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Sheridan had lived in Florida for the past 30 years. He was a son of the late Howard Sheridan and the late Bessie Kimbrell Sheridan.
Mr. Sheridan was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was retired from Warner Robins Air Force Base.
Funeral services were held Sunday, September 30, in the chapel of Williams White Columns Funeral Home, Milledgeville. Burial was in the Georgia Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Milledgeville.
Survivors include four daughters, Lynn Harris and Shelly Stalker, both of Crawfordville, Fla., and Kim Noe and Stacy Ruutel, both of Springlake, N.C.; two sons, Johnny Sheridan and Frank Sheridan, both of Carrabelle, Fla.; six sisters, Thelma Stockton, Panama City, Fla., Sylvia Gale, Hull, Claudette Wilson, Carnesville, and Rossly Shook, Earline Simmons and Carolyn McDonald, all of Commerce; two brothers, Jerald Sheridan, Mexico, and Leon Sheridan, Athens; 18 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Williams White Columns Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, October 3, 2001

MRS. MOCKO
Registered dietitian
NICHOLSON - Mrs. Sandra Seagraves Griffeth Mocko, 51, died Sunday, September 30, 2001.
Mrs. Mocko was born in Clarke County on February 2, 1950. She was the daughter of Amory Seagraves and the late Mary Emma Jones Seagraves, Nicholson.
Mrs. Mocko was a registered dietitian for Clarke County, Lawrenceville and Toccoa Dialysis Center and was a member of Gordon Chapel United Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 3, at Gordon Chapel United Methodist Church with the Revs. Billy Pittman and Robert Passmore officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Mocko is survived by her husband, Richard Mocko, Nicholson; son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Jennifer Griffeth, Cornelia; and daughter, Mischea Griffeth, Cornelia.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, October 3, 2001

MRS. GREGORY
Berea Baptist member
COMMERCE - Mrs. Annie Dixon Gregory, 92, died Monday, October 1, 2001, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Gregory was born December 20, 1908, in Jackson County, a daughter of the late Milton and Callie Wilson Dixon.
She was retired from Commerce Sportswear and was a member of Berea Baptist Church, Commerce. Mrs. Gregory was preceded in death by her husband, James Caney Gregory.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 3, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Terry James and Jimmy Bullock officiating. Burial was in the Berea Baptist Church cemetery.
Mrs. Gregory is survived by a sister, Faith Smith, Commerce; a special friend, Sarah Baird, Commerce; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, October 3, 2001

MR. LANG
Retired superintendent
COMMERCE - Woolard R. Lang, 88, died Monday, October 1, 2001 at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Born November 1, 1912, in Bacon County, Mr. Lang was a son of the late Paul Marshal and Lettie Liles Lang.
He was a retired superintendent with the Commerce City School System and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Commerce, where he was a member of the Men's Bible Class. Mr. Lang was also a member of the Commerce Lions Club.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 3, at the First United Methodist Church of Commerce with the Rev. Warren Huddleston officiating. Burial was in Axson Cemetery. Members of the Men's Bible Class of the Commerce First United Methodist Church served as honorary pallbearers.
Mr. Lang is survived by his wife, Eddie McDonald Lang, Commerce; two daughters, Linda Lang Exley, Stone Mountain, and Lettie Lang Stallings, Yatesville; two sisters, Nina Cavendar, Savre, Pa., and Sue Lane, Monticello; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Lang Memorial Scholarship or to the Commerce First United Methodist Church.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, October 3, 2001


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MR. HUNNICUTT
U.S. Army veteran
CLARKESVILLE - Dwight Robert Hunnicutt, 47, died Monday, October 1, 2001, at his residence.
Mr. Hunnicutt was born July 27, 1954, in Habersham County. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 3, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Rev. Leon Brown officiating. Burial was in Baldwin Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Laverne Ramey Hunnicutt, Clarkesville; his parents, Robert L. and Corine Armour Hunnicutt, Wiley; one daughter, Michelle Stewart, Toccoa; one son, Nathan D. Hunnicutt, Clarkesville; one sister, Tina McConnell, Toccoa; two brothers, Anthony Hunnicutt, Wiley, and Terry Hunnicutt, Baldwin; and three grandchildren.
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, October 3, 2001

MR. KIMBRELL
U.S. Army veteran
DEMOREST - Grover Talmadge Kimbrell, 68, died Thursday, September 27, 2001, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, following an extended illness.
Born on March 22, 1933, in Stephens County, Mr. Kimbrell was the son of the late Grover Weldon and Doris Farmer Kimbrell. He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Kimbrell.
Mr. Kimbrell was a graduate of Demorest High School and attended Piedmont College. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean Conflict. He retired from Schnadig Corporation in 1998 as a maintenance technician with 38 years of service. He was a member of the Grant Reeves VFW Post #7720 and the Georgia Antique Engine Club. Mr. Kimbrell was a member of Double Springs Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 30, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, with the Revs. Wesley Purcell and Wayne Strickland officiating. Burial was in the VFW Memorial Park.
Survivors include Mr. Kimbrell's wife, Opal Wheeler Kimbrell, Demorest; daughter and son-in-law, Yovonda Kimbrell Loudermilk and Michael Loudermilk, Mt. Airy; son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Jenny Kimbrell, Demorest; sister-in-law, Linda Kimbrell, Demorest; brother, Leon Kimbrell, Demorest; six grandchildren, Jessica Loudermilk, Emilee Loudermilk, Rob Loudermilk and Rhett Loudermilk, all of Mt. Airy, and Rachel Kimbrell and Rebekah Kimbrell, both of Demorest.
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, October 3, 2001

MR. BROOM
Farmer
BALDWIN - Marion Broom, 84, died Thursday, September 27, 2001, at Stephens County Hospital following an extended illness.
Mr. Broom was born in White County on July 26, 1917, and was a son of the late Henry and Josie Edge Broom. He was preceded in death by a brother, Efford Broom, and a sister, Hazel Hill.
Mr. Broom was a farmer and was retired from Cornelia Veneer Company, with 28 years of service. He was of the Holiness faith.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 30, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Revs. Paris Whitworth, David Ledford and Wilmer Ivester officiating. Burial was in Baldwin Cemetery.
Survivors include Mr. Broom's wife, Maude Thompson Broom, Baldwin; six daughters, Sarah Farmer, Anderson, S.C., Dorothy Wheeler, Oakwood, Patricia Gailey and Gail Foster, both of Baldwin, and Barbara Randall and Debbie Stover, both of Clarkesville; one son, Branson Broom, Toccoa; two sisters, Ethel Purdy, Demorest, and Fredeaver Poole, Athens; 17 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, October 3, 2001

MR. WHITE
Body shop technician
MAYSVILLE - James Edward (Jimmy) White Jr., 50, died Friday, September 28, 2001, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, of a sudden illness.
Mr. White was born October 8, 1950, in Hamilton County, Tenn., to the late James Edward White Sr. and Grace Margaret Womac White.
He was employed as a body shop technician with University Ford/Mazda in Athens and was a member of The Church of Christ Faith.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 30, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with Jeff Coalson officiating. Burial was in Sunrise Cemetery, Maysville.
Mr. White is survived by his wife, Karen White, Maysville; one son, James Edward (Eddie) White III, Maysville; one daughter, Kim Ellison, Maysville; two brothers, Kenny Rainey and Ricky White, both of Dalton; and two grandchildren, Amber and Chelsea Ellison, both of Maysville.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, October 3, 2001

MR. WHITLOCK
Fork lift operator
COMMERCE - Keith Daniel Whitlock, 40, died Monday, September 24, 2001, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Whitlock was born April 26, 1961, in Jackson County, a son of Sylvia Jean Jordan Whitlock, Commerce, and the late Benson Whitlock.
He was employed as a fork lift operator for Louisiana Pacific.
A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 25, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Whitlock is survived by his wife, Karen Gary Whitlock, Commerce; two brothers, Robert Whitlock, Comer, and William Dean Whitlock, Commerce; one sister, Donna Kay Whitlock, Commerce; one step-son, Gary Scales, Commerce; two grandchildren, Rylee Savannah and Laura Haven; several nieces and nephews and two great-nieces.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, October 3, 2001

MR. WILLIAMS
Building supervisor
HULL - Garnett Carnell "DD" Williams, 64, died Monday, September 24, 2001, at his residence.
Mr. Williams was born December 9, 1936, in Jackson County. He was a son of the late Martin and Esther Howington Williams.
Mr. Williams had been employed as a building supervisor with the University of Georgia and was a member of Rogers Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, at Rogers Baptist Church with the Rev. Carlton Peters officiating. Burial was in Howington Cemetery, Nicholson.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Landreth Williams, Hull; sons, Greg Carithers, Watkinsville, Ted Williams, Hull, and Tim Williams, Conyers; daughters, Terry Boswell and Tracy Saxton, both of Commerce, Sandy Venable, Hull, and Therese Wilson, Athens; brother, Phillip "BO" Williams, Athens; sisters, Sue Jane Anthony and Sara Lee Epps, both of Athens, and Diane McKinney, Warner Robins; grandchildren, Dylan and Julia Wilson and Izabella and Peyton Carithers, all of Athens, Michael and Josh Williams, Nicholson, Ashleigh and Zach Saxton and Taylor, Brooke and Abbe Boswell, all of Commerce, Nathan and Brandon Myers, Danielsville, Codi Carithers, Royston, and Zak and Tate Venable, Hull.
Memorials may be made to Rogers Baptist Church.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, October 3, 2001


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