Madison County Obituaries...

December 5, 2001


Frances E. Seymour
Mrs. Frances Elizabeth Seymour, 70, of Colbert, died Tuesday, December 4, 2001.
Born in Madison County, Mrs. Seymour was a daughter of the late Andrew and Clara Hancock McCarty.
She had worked as a cook with Colbert Bread Basket and was a member of Colbert United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, December 6, at Colbert United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Haralson officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Colbert Cemetery.
Mrs. Seymour is survived by her husband, William Florence Seymour; one son, Ray Seymour, Colbert; one grandchild, Melissa Wyatt; and two great-grandchildren, Tyler Wyatt and Austin Wyatt.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 5, 2001

Sara N. Seabolt
Mrs. Sara Nell Mabry Seabolt, 61, of Danielsville, died Saturday, December 1, 2001, at her residence.
A native of Banks County, Mrs. Seabolt was born June 29, 1940, a daughter of the late Anderson Goodrich and Vesta Elizabeth Bonds Mabry.
She was a retired postal worker and was a member of Hudson River Baptist Church. Mrs. Seabolt was preceded in death by her husband, William L. Seabolt.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, December 3, at Hudson River Baptist Church, Commerce, with the Rev. Bill Manus officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include three sons, Anthony Seabolt, Danielsville, Greg Seabolt, Commerce, and Paul Seabolt, Hartwell; three daughters, Sheliah Mobley, Madison, and Rhonda Morrison and Nova Lee Seabolt, both of Danielsville; two brothers, Elbert Mabry, Maysville, and Goldman Mabry, Commerce; one sister, Elizabeth Benton, Powhatan, Va.; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 5, 2001

Franklin D. Holbrooks
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Holbrooks, 61, of Westminster, S.C., died Sunday, December 2, 2001, at Cobb Memorial Hospital, Royston.
Born in Habersham County on November 5, 1940, Mr. Holbrooks was a son of the late William Burris and Mary Jane Holbrooks.
He was employed with D&D Trucking Company, Athens, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Mr. Holbrooks was of the Baptist denomination.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Burris Maston Holbrooks.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, in the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home, Westminster, S.C., with the Rev. Thomas Watson officiating. Burial was in Heritage Memorial Gardens, Westminster, S.C., with military honors.
Mr. Holbrooks is survived by his wife, Sharon Diane Gibson Holbrooks; three daughters, Misty Dawn Prince and Frances Darlene Carter, both of Westminster, S.C., and Christina Diane Scogins, Seneca, S.C.; four sons, Johnny Franklin Holbrooks, Toccoa, James Edward Holbrooks, Comer, and Marcus Malone Gibson and William Holbrooks, both of Westminster, S.C.; three sisters, Lois Louise Hunter, Clarkesville, Susie Ann Adams, Martin, and Mindy Mary-Etta McJunkin, Toccoa; three brothers, Joe Tom Holbrooks and Gene Tunney Holbrooks, both of Toccoa, and Aaron Wesley Holbrooks, Winder; 24 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Sandifer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 5, 2001
Mitchell H. Turbeville
Mitchell Hunter Turbeville, infant son of Steven Turbeville, Crawford, and the late Dixie Adair Turbeville, died Monday, November 26, 2001.
In addition to his mother, Mitchell was preceded in death by a great-grandmother, Mildred Gibbs.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 30, in Evergreen Memorial Park with the Rev. Frank Granger officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include a sister, Kayla Ellen Gryder, Crawford; grandparents, Joan Petty, Crawford, Terry and Vicky Adair, Hull, and James and Sandy Turbeville, Winder; and great-grandparents, Clark and Del Wade, Winterville, George and Margaret Adair, Hull, Roslyn Mitchell, Atlanta, Gene Mitchell, Conyers, Carl and Wilma Turbeville, Gainesville, and John Gibbs, Winder.
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 5, 2001

Henry B. Daniels
Henry B. Daniels, 85, of Rayle, died Sunday, November 25, 2001.
A native of Wilkes County, Mr. Daniels was a son of the late George Daniels and Sallie Combs Daniels.
He was a member of New Springhill Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 1, at New Springhill Baptist Church, Philomath, with the Rev. Lamar Davenport officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mr. Daniels is survived by his wife, Lillierene Daniels; three daughters, Dorothy Robinson and Mary Daniels, both of Atlanta, and Ola B. Shank, Washington; six sons, Willie J. Daniels, Atlanta, Charles Daniels, Arnoldsville, Henry D. Daniels, Lincolnton, James Beasley and Roy Daniels, both of Rayle, and Michael Daniels, Comer; four sisters, Susie Daniels and Frances Beasley, both of Philomath, Mary Heard, Athens, and Georgia Lee Sample, Seaford, Del.; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Davenport-McLendon Mortuary, Washington, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 5, 2001

Hudson J. Blackmon
Hudson Joshua Blackmon, 83, of Dewy Rose, died Sunday, December 2, 2001.
A native of Wilkes County, Mr. Blackmon was a son of the late Joshua Steven and Mary Lou Bryant Blackmon.
He was a retired stone polisher in the granite industry and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, receiving four Bronze Stars, the American Defense Service Ribbon and the Good Conduct Medal. Mr. Blackmon was a member of Stinchcomb United Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, in the chapel of Hicks Funeral Home with the Revs. Sharon Waters, Lawrence Johnson and Robert Davenport officiating. Entombment will be in the Stinchcomb United Methodist Church cemetery. Joshua ³Ty² Tolbert, Ben Whitener, Shane Burton, M. Garland, Larry Edwards and Russell Johnson served as pallbearers.
Mr. Blackmon is survived by his wife, Sara Anna Maxwell Blackmon; four daughters, JoAnn Johnson, Royston, Lana Whitener, Dewy Rose, Mary Hall, Elberton, and Laura Tolbert, Comer; three sons, Jimmy Blackmon, Carlton, Burt Blackmon, McDonough, and Tim Blackmon, Dewy Rose; one brother, Robert Blackmon, Elberton; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Stinchcomb United Methodist Church Building Fund.
The Madison County Journal, December 5, 2001

Annie M. Payne
Mrs. Annie Mae Williams Payne, 86, of Commerce, died Wednesday, November 28, 2001, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. Williams was a daughter of the late Floyd Jackson and Lula McKie Williams. She was the wife of the late Malcom Payne Mrs. Payne was a retired LPN and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Commerce.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 1, at the First United Methodist Church of Commerce with the Rev. Warren Huddleston officiating. Burial was in Ebenezer Cemetery, Franklin County.
Survivors include brother and sister-in-law, Horace and Mamie Lou Williams, Commerce; sister and brother-in-law, Pearl and M.D. Powers, Jacksonville, Fla.; nieces and nephews, Jerry and Judy Williams, Gainesville, Earl and Evelyn West, Middleburg, Fla., and George and Doris Homes, Winder; and a number of great-nieces and great-nephews.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church Commerce Fellowship Hall Fund, P.O. Box 755, Commerce, GA 30529.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 5, 2001

Rosetta Bradshaw
Miss Rosetta Bradshaw, 63, of Farmington, died Friday, November 30, 2001.
A native of Oconee County, Miss Bradshaw was a daughter of the late Rusher Bradshaw and Ida Bell Scoggins Bradshaw.
She was a retiree of Gold Kist Co. and was a member of Elder Road Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, December 2, at Elder Baptist Church with the Revs. Carlton Shelton and Hoyt Johnson officiating. Burial was in Huff Cemetery.
Survivors include four sisters, Eloise B. Miller, Farmington, Rella B. Stephens, Colbert, and Myrtis B. Daniel and Cornelia B. Giles, both of Watkinsville; four brothers, Carlton Bradshaw, Danielsville, and Eugene Bradshaw, Raymond Bradshaw and Wesley Bradshaw, all of Watkinsville; and nieces and nephews.
Arthur Bowickıs Oconee Chapel, Watkinsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 5, 2001


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