Jackson County Obituaries...

October 10, 2001

MRS. MADDOX
Secretary
GAINESVILLE - Mrs. Glenda Martin Maddox, 52, formerly of Hoschton, died Friday, October 5, 2001, following an extended illness.
Born in Athens, Mrs. Maddox was a daughter of Geneva and Gartrell Martin, Hoschton.
She was a secretary with the Georgia Department of Corrections and was a member of Sharon Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 7, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Steve Baker and Robert Peevy officiating. Burial was in the Sharon Baptist Church cemetery with the Rev. Marion Prather officiating.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Maddox is survived by her husband, Donald Maddox, Gainesville; one daughter, Rhonda Tanner, Dacula; one sister, Gail Patrick, Flowery Branch; two brothers, Mike Martin and Lamar Martin, both of Hoschton; one granddaughter, Laci Tanner, Dacula; one grandson, Joshua Tanner, Dacula; one step-son, Matthew Maddox, Danielsville; one step-grandson, Brett Maddox, Danielsville; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 10, 2001

MRS. MOORE
Homemaker
ATHENS - Mrs. Asleen Matthews Moore, 86, died Wednesday, October 3, 2001, at her residence following a sudden illness.
Born March 26, 1915, in Jackson County, Mrs. Moore was a daughter of the late Milton Homer and Lilly Mae Green Matthews.
She was a homemaker and was a member of Antioch Methodist Church, Nicholson, for 71 years. Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Ross Moore, and four sons, Donnie Moore, Gary Moore, Harold Moore and Marvin Moore.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 6, at Antioch Methodist Church with the Revs. Alan Seagraves and Richard Cathy officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mrs. Moore's grandchildren served as pallbearers.
Survivors include four daughters, Glenda Conwell, Greer, S.C., Betty Helphrey, Nicholson, Jaunita Moore, Daytona Beach, Fla., and Carol Walker, Panama City Beach, Fla.; five sons, David Moore, Danielsville, Doug Moore, Nicholson, and H.T. Moore, James Moore and Ronnie Moore, all of Athens; three sisters, Opal Fields, Danielsville, and Vera Jackson and Hallie Matthews, both of Nicholson; two brothers, Clarence Matthews and Jim Matthews, both of Nicholson; 37 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 10, 2001

MISS HOLLAND
Retired dental hygienist
WINDER - Miss Vautelle Holland, 93, died Thursday, October 4, 2001, following an extended illness.
Born in Carroll County, Miss Holland was a daughter of the late Sara Elizabeth Houseworth Holland and James Linsy Holland.
She was a retired dental hygienist and was a member of Morningside Baptist Church.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 14, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. James Yopp officiating.
Survivors include one great-niece, Sheri Horne, Winder; and two great-nephews, Charles Horne and Harvey Leigh, both of Winder.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Morningside Baptist Church, 580 Miles Patrick Road, Winder, GA 30680, or to the American Cancer Society, 1060 Gaines School Road, Suite B-2, Athens, GA 30635.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 10, 2001

MR. JERNIGAN
World War II veteran
TALMO - Carlos Saxon Jernigan Jr., 76, also of Pomona Park, Fla., died Monday, October 8, 2001, at Eastside Heritage, Snellville, following a brief illness.
Mr. Jernigan was born October 3, 1925, in Columbia, S.C. He was a son of the late Carlos Saxon and Beulah Stinson Jernigan.
Mr. Jernigan was World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force. He was a retired account representative for Nabisco, with 39 years of service, and was a member of Lake Como Methodist Church, Lake Como, Fla.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 13, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with Dr. Phillip McMinn officiating.
Mr. Jernigan is survived by his wife, Eunice McMivy Jernigan, Pomona Park, Fla.; two sons, Charles S. Jernigan, Dahlonega, and Robert D. Jernigan, Talmo; one daughter, Kathryn Robbins, Dalton; one brother, Henry Owen Jernigan, Atlanta; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lake Como Community United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 330, Lake Como, FL 32157-0330.
The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements, along with Colonial Cremation Service, Tucker.
The Jackson Herald, October 10, 2001

MR. COOPER
Retired supervisor
HOSCHTON - Walter N. Cooper, 92, died Tuesday, October 2, 2001.
Born in Jackson County, Mr. Cooper was a son of the late William T. and Edda Blackstock.
He was a retired poultry supervisor and was a member of Woods Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Cooper was preceded in death by his wife, Olee Cooper, and a son, Roger Cooper.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 4, at Woods Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Chris Gaddis officiating. Burial was in the Bethabra Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Don Cooper, Hoschton; one sister, Lois Mitchell, Buford; two brothers, Thomas Cooper, Monticello, and Howard Cooper, Fayetteville; sister-in-law, Erma Cooper, Buford; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.
Wise-Connolly Funeral Home, Winder, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 10, 2001

MRS. SMITH
Retired dietitian
COMMERCE - Mrs. Louise Smith, 87, died Sunday, October 7, 2001, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
A native of Banks County, Mrs. Smith was born November 19, 1913, a daughter of the late George W. and Emma Wilbanks Wiley.
She was a retired dietitian with BJC Medical Center and was a member of Nails Creek Baptist Church, Homer. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, L.B. Smith.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 9, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Paul Robertson officiating. Burial was in the Nails Creek Baptist Church cemetery.
Mrs. Smith is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 10, 2001

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MRS. CLARK
New Liberty member
BRASELTON - Mrs. Bettie J. Clark, 69, died Tuesday, October 2, 2001, at Lanier Park Hospital, Gainesville.
Mrs. Clark was a member of New Liberty United Methodist Church.
She was a daughter of the late Clarence and Lillie L. Bazemore.
Funeral services were held at 9 a.m. Thursday, October 4, at New Liberty United Methodist Church with the Rev. James Pritchett officiating. A service was also held at 11 a.m. Friday, October 5, in the chapel of Collinsville Funeral Home, Alabama. Burial was in Tuckers Chapel Cemetery.
Mrs. Clark is survived by her husband, Eddie Clark, Braselton; three daughters, Peggy Little, Sylvania, Ala., Vickie Eberhart, Ft. Payne, Ala., and Teresa Ellison, Leesburg, Ala.; three sisters, Connie Nail, Sandrock, Ala., Marie Banks, Collinsville, Ala., and Sue Blackman, Bryson, Texas; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 10, 2001

MR. SHIELDS
Brother of countians
WINDER - Charlie Joe Shields, 41, died Thursday, October 4, 2001.
A native of Barrow County, Mr. Shields was a son of Hoyt Shields, Winder.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, October 8, at Smith Chapel Baptist Church, Bethlehem, with the Rev. Charlie Rakestraw officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include one son, Augustus Marcell Shields, Monroe; four sisters, Dale Peters and Sheila Roberson, both of Winder, Shirley Harris, Statham, and Cindy Tarpkins, Commerce; four brothers, Wayne Shields and Charlie Rakestraw, both of Jefferson, and Willis Shields and Jimmy Roberson, both of Winder.
Eberhart and Son Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 10, 2001

MR. STRICKLAND
Relative of countians
ROYSTON - Patrick Henry Strickland, 77, died Monday, October 8, 2001, at Cobb Memorial, Royston.
Mr. Strickland was born in Hart County February 12, 1924, a son of the late Buford and Ester McGarity Strickland. He was retired from Johnson and Johnson Consumer Products, was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was of the Methodist faith.
He was preceded in death by one son, Patrick Strickland, and four brothers, George, Fred, Edward and Howard Strickland.
Survivors include his wife of 16 years, Ruth Lancaster Strickland, Royston; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Harold Finch, Greensboro; sister, Betty Esco, Orange Park, Fla.; two brothers, Stanley Strickland, East Point, and Cyrus Strickland, Royston; three grandchildren, Natalie McCannon, Jonathan Burnette and Julie Burnette, all of Elberton; stepson and stepdaughter-in-law Bill and Barbara Harper, Buford; stepdaughters and stepsons-in-laws Nancy and Rainie Clark, Hoschton, Joy and Russell Starrett, Lavonia, and Linda Stewart, Buford; step-grandchildren Jeremy and Karen Clark, Wendy Clark, Colby Clark, Crystal Clark, Heather Stewart, Misty Harper, Jessica Woody and Jimmy Woody; four great-grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 10, 2001, at the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home with the Revs. Reggie Haslett and Bill Eaton officiating. Bural followed at Franklin Memoral Gardens-South, with pallbearers including Billy Parham, Kirby Strickland, Neal Strickland, Jonathan Burnette, Howie Esco, Russell Starrett, Leon Brown, Wedell Jackson, Bill Harper and Rainie Clark.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 10, 2001

MRS. NICHOLS
Kin of countians
GAINESVILLE - Mae Watkins Nichols, 88, of Lakeshore Heights Nursing Home died Tuesday, October 2, 2001, following an extended illness.
Mrs. Nichols was born in Dawson County, but had lived in Hall County for a number of years. She was a daughter of the late Arthur and Lillie Sosebee Watkins. She was a homemaker and a member of Riverside Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle C. Nichols.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law Marie and Haskell McQueen, Gainesville, and Claudine and Jim Norhues, Hoschton; sons and daughters-in-law D.C. and Betty Nichols, Dahlonega, Glenn and Carole Nichols, Braselton, and Benny and Jean Nichols, Blue Ridge; sisters Eavlene Strickland and Claudine Loggins, both of New Holland, and Lorene Mathis, Suwanee; brothers Hubert Watkins and Guy Watkins, both of Gainesville; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 4, 2001, at Memorial Park Funeral Home chapel with the Revs. Jack Burgess and Carroll Pruitt officiating. Burial followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial Park Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 10, 2001

MRS. RAINS
Ohio native
CINCINNATI, OHIO - Mrs. Sherry Ann Rains, formerly of Gainesville, died Thursday, September 13, 2001.
Mrs. Rains was born February 3, 1955, in Middletown, Ohio. She lived in South Lebanon, Ohio, for 18 years. She attended South Lebanon Elementary School and Kings Mill High School.
Mrs. Rains was of the Catholic faith.
A memorial services was held at 3 p.m. Saturday, September 22, with the Revs. David Gilstrap and James Gilstrap officiating. Her body was cremated on Wednesday, September 19, at Linnemann Funeral Home, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Mrs. Rains is survived by her husband, James, and daughter, Ashley; mother and step-father, Darlene and Ron Coffman; father and step-mother, Charles and Betty Monds; two sisters, Susan Hollon, Jefferson, and Sandra Thomas, Gainesville; one brother, Steven Woods, Mt. Airy; two half-brothers who live in Ohio and several nieces and nephews.
Linnemann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 10, 2001


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