Madison County Obituaries...

November 7, 2001



Janie Morrison
Mrs. Janie Morrison, 60, of Comer, died Friday, November 2, 2001, of an extended illness.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Morrison was the daughter of the late Texas and Evelyn Silman Hargrave.
She was a disabled, retired registered nurse. Mrs. Morrison was preceded in death by a daughter, Alicia R. Morrison.
Hospice chaplain Mike Mims conducted graveside services at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 4, in the Wesley Chapel Community Church cemetery. Mrs. Morrison's primary care nurse, Karen Gordon, gave the eulogy. Interment beside her daughter followed.
Mrs. Morrison is survived by an uncle and aunt, Clarence and Grace Silman, Augusta; aunt, Bertha Silman, South Carolina; son, Leo Pete Morrison Jr., and his wife, Michelle, and their son, Jordan, Comer; and a stepson and family, Hanahan, S.C. She is also survived by many close friends, including the Annie Lee Beck family and the Kerry and Lisa Hill family. Lisa was her loving caregiver for the last few months.
Memorials may be made to Vista Care Hospice.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 7, 2001

Dixie A. Turbeville
Mrs. Dixie Annette Adair Turbeville, 26, of Crawford, died Monday, November 5, 2001.
Mrs. Turbeville was born in Athens. She was a graduate of Madison County High School and was a Dean's List student at Truett McConnell College. Mrs. Turbeville was a homemaker and attended Hull Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, November 8, in the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with Dr. Bill Ross and the Rev. Randy Crowe officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Danny Erwin, Jason Moon, Steve Bates, Kenny Gibbs, Bill Jervis and Ty McKissick will serve as pallbearers.
Mrs. Turbeville is survived by her husband, Steven Turbeville, Crawford; one daughter, Kayla Ellen Gryder, Crawford; one son, Mitchell Hunter Turbeville, Crawford; her mother, Joan Ellen Petty, Crawford; her father and step-mother, Terry and Vicky Adair, Hull; one brother, Cory Adair, Hull; her grandparents, Clark and Del Wade, Winterville, and George and Margaret Adair, Hull; and a number of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence of Clark and Del Wade, 180 Weatherly Woods Drive, Winterville, and was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 7, 2001

DeAnna G. Thomas
Mrs. DeAnna G. Thomas, 53, of Danielsville, died Tuesday, November 6, 2001.
Born in Bartow County, Mrs. Thomas was a daughter of the late Leonard and Betty Hale Giddeons.
She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith. Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by a son, William B. Shelton Jr.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, November 8, at Oak Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. Gary Veile and Terry Hale officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church from noon until 3 p.m.
Jimmy Swancey, David Thomas, Larry Cox, Neal Cox, Tiger Mashburn, Johnny Reece, Lamar Shelton, Dale Harbert and Travis Shelton will serve as pallbearers.
Mrs. Thomas is survived by her husband, Milford A. Thomas; five daughters, Tammy Kelly, Florida, Tina Tracy, Cannon, and Patricia Parsons, De Linda M. Turner and Irene Thomas, all of Danielsville; two sisters, Dorothy Dean, Acworth, and Denise Reece, Woodstock; one brother, Delmas Giddeons, Danielsville; 16 grandchildren, including Melvin, Pam, Bill, Lindsey, Kenneth, Richard, Anthony and Amy; and two great-grandchildren, Brooke and Jasmine.
The family is at the residence and was to have received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, and from noon until 3 p.m. Thursday at Oak Hill Baptist Church.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 7, 2001


Louise P. Boswell
Mrs. Louise P. Boswell, 71, Commerce, died Tuesday, November 6, 2001.
Mrs. Boswell was born in LaFrance, S.C., a daughter of the late Clifford and Quida Ramsey Pitts.
She was a homemaker and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Commerce. Mrs. Boswell was preceded in death by a daughter, Sheila Jewell.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 10, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Donald Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Mrs. Boswell is survived by her husband, George Boswell, of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Cameron and Kelley Boswell, Commerce; one daughter and son-in-law, Candice B. and Shannon Hoxit, Danielsville; one sister, Caroldine DeLoach, Riverdale; three grandchildren, Sheila Cassidy and Madison and Montana Hoxit, Danielsville; a niece, Terrie Lynn Wood; and a number of other nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, November 7, 2001

James A. Gilreath
James Alvin Gilreath, a resident of Pocataligo, Madison County, for most of his life, died Monday, October 29, 2001.
Mr. Gilreath was born February 17, 1930, in Cleveland, White County. He was the son of the late Andy B. and Ruth Davis Gilreath.
Mr. Gilreath served in the U.S. Navy and was a retired steel worker for several years with American Monorail in Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolinas. He was of the Holiness denomination.
Mr. Gilreath was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Gilreath, an infant grandson and a brother, Johnny R. Gilreath.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 31, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home, Cleveland, Tenn., with the Rev. Raymond Duncan officiating. Music was presented by Helen Doffee and Doyle Mayton. Burial was in Hamilton Memorial Gardens, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Mr. Gilreath is survived by his wife, Orlene Powers; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Chuck Burger; grandson, Chas Burger; brothers, Roy R. Gilreath and Clyde H. Gilreath, both of Danielsville; and sisters, Janie M. Conwell, Crawford, Elizabeth G. Phillips, Ila, Bobbie F. Wood, Graycourt, S.C., and Bonnie L. Seagraves and Wretha J. Couch, both of Danielsville.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 7, 2001

Betty L. Brown
Ms. Betty Lou Brown, 51, of Anderson, S.C., died Saturday, October 27, 2001.
A native of Mercer, Pa., Ms. Brown was the daughter of Ethel Nelson Marstellar and the late Randall Marstellar.
She was a member of Comer Baptist Church and worked for U.G.A. Ms. Brown was an administrative assistant for Howell & Mitchell Investment, Athens, for five years and was presently employed as an administrative assistant with Gunter Investment, Anderson, S.C.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 2, at Comer Baptist Church with the Rev. Stewart Lang officiating. Burial was in the Vineyards Creek Baptist Church cemetery. Jason Brown, Jeff Spratlin, Tony Lundy, John Smith, Zach Smith and Joseph Smith served as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two sons, Matt Brown and Tim Brown, both of Athens; three sisters, Carol Spratlin, Winterville, Janet Pursley, Watkinsville, and Barbara Smith, Athens; one brother, David Leroy Marstellar; best friends, Wayne and RoseMary Wilson; and several nieces and nephews.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 7, 2001

Marshall C. Cauthen Jr.
Marshall C. Cauthen Jr., 79, of Winterville, died Sunday, October 21, 2001.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Cauthen was the son of Mary A. Cauthen, Winterville, and the late Marshall C. Cauthen Sr.
He was retired from the University of Georgia and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Cauthen was a member of Center Methodist Church and a member of the Winterville Civitan Club.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 3, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, with the Rev. Sanford Willard officiating. Burial was in the Winterville Cemetery. Members of the Winterville Civitan Club, along with Ed Fleeman, served as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a sister and brother-in-law, Luann and William E. Orr, Winterville; one nephew and three nieces.
Memorials may be made to Center Methodist Church.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 7, 2001

Barbara N. Poole
Mrs. Barbara N. Poole, 67, of Commerce, died Thursday, November 1, 2001, at her residence.
Mrs. Poole was born February 8, 1934, in Anderson County, S.C. She was a daughter of the late Grady Henry and Elise Christina Miles Nichols.
Mrs. Poole was a retired emergency management coordinator for Gwinnett County and was a member of New Salem United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Banks County Planning Commission.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 4, at New Salem United Methodist Church with the Rev. Don Scott officiating. Burial was in the Poole Family Cemetery, Commerce.
Mrs. Poole is survived by her husband, Roy Poole, Commerce; one son, Roy Poole Jr., Commerce; one daughter, Sherri Blackburn, Commerce; three brothers, David Nichols, Commerce, Gene Nichols, Lula, and James Ray Nichols, Maysville; one sister, Virginia Evans, Commerce; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 7, 2001


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