Madison County Obituaries...

December 19, 2001


Hubert J. Barrett
Hubert J. Barrett, 88, of Danielsville, died Thursday, December 13, 2001, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mr. Barrett was born April 15, 1913, in Franklin County, a son of the late Allen Clifford and Cora Lee Hunter Barrett.
He was retired from the construction industry and was a member of Salem Fire Baptized Holiness Church. Mr. Barrett was preceded in death by his wife, Tabbie Hart Barrett, two sons, Waymon Barrett and Donald Barrett, and two brothers, Doyle Barrett and Bradford Barrett.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 15, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. James Meadows and Jeff Sparkman officiating. Burial was in the New Haven Holiness Church cemetery. Albert Ivestor, Tommy Barrett, Mark Barrett, Terry Barrett, Shane Kerns and D.J. Cronic served as pallbearers.
Survivors include one son, Jerry Barrett, Danielsville; one daughter, Patricia Cronic, Danielsville; two sisters, Allene Ingram and Miriam Adams, both of Danielsville; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 19, 2001

Danny E. Phillips
Danny Edwin Phillips, 48, of Danielsville, died Sunday, December 9, 2001.
Mr. Phillips was a son of Wiley ³Jr.² and Elizabeth Gilreath Phillips, Ila.
A lifelong resident of Madison County, he was formerly employed with Carrier Transicold and American Monorail. Mr. Phillips served in the U.S. Army.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Revs. John McDonald, Connie Gilreath McDonald, Greg Russ and Miriam Gilreath Russ officiating. Burial was in Danielsville Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include two daughters, Marlana Phillips, Hull, and Maranda Massey, Covington; sister and brother-in-law, Sandy and Rusty Haagen, Ila; three grandchildren, Daniel Massey, Kristin Massey and Jacob Massey; niece, Elizabeth Haagen; and nephew, Russ Haagen.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 19, 2001

Sam J. Scarborough
Sam Joe Scarborough, 74, of Danielsville, died Sunday, December 16, 2001.
Mr. Scarborough was born in Madison County, a son of the late Samuel Grady and Martha Patterson Scarborough.
A 20-year Navy Civilian, he was retired from the U.S. Navy, having worked at the Naval Ship Yard in Charleston, S.C., and was a veteran of World War II, Vietnam and the Korean Conflict. Mr. Scarborough served 26 years as a Seabee. He was a life-long member of Bluestone Baptist Church.
Mr. Scarborough was preceded in death by two sisters, Raye Riggs and Dorothy Mae Scarborough, and four brothers, John Scarborough, Candler Scarborough, Luther Scarborough and Kendall Scarborough.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, at Bluestone Baptist Church with the Revs. George Lovely, Ray Jenkins and Lamar Scarborough officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Brian Scarborough, Alan Combs, Brian Combs, Mark Combs, Josh Combs and Tom Scarborough Jr. served as pallbearers.
Survivors include two daughters, Debi Combs, Colbert, and Janice Scarborough, Statham; two sons, Sam J. Scarborough Jr., Commerce, and Tom Scarborough, Danielsville; two sisters, Faye S. Harrison, Colbert, and Willie S. Fortson, Danielsville; one brother, Buddy Scarborough, Colbert; five grandchildren, Alan Combs, Brian Combs, Mark Combs, Josh Combs and Tom Scarborough Jr.; and several nieces and nephews.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 19, 2001

L.E. Dixon Coile
Mrs. L.E. Dixon Coile, 82, of Comer, died Tuesday, December 11, 2001, at Comer Health Care Center.
Mrs. Coile was born in Elbert County on September 13, 1919, a daughter of the late John H. and Drucie Mae Lunsford Dixon.
She was a homemaker and was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. Coile¹s husband was the late Joe Alson Coile.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Joe Allen Coile, and two sisters, Virginia Mae Dixon and Geneva Martin.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, December 14, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Darvin Cash and Clint Harper officiating. Burial was in the Cedar Grove Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Mike A. Coile, Comer; daughter-in-law, Karen Atkinson Coile, Comer; eight brothers, Joe Thomas Dixon, John Wesley Dixon and Wilburn Dixon, all of Greenwood, S.C., Glenn Dixon, Elberton, Frank Dixon, Ralph Dixon and Gene A. Dixon, all of Comer, and Doris C. Dixon, Danielsville; two sisters, Jeanette Coile, Comer, and Bessie Ruth Simmons, Danielsville; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Cedar Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Dean Andrews, 2674 Transco Road, Comer, GA 30629.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 19, 2001

Rachael B. Chandler
Mrs. Rachael B. Chandler, 99, of Doraville, formerly of Commerce, died Friday, December 14, 2001, at St. Joseph Hospital, Atlanta.
Mrs. Chandler was a homemaker and was a member of Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church. She was the wife of the late Curtis E. Chandler Sr., and the daughter of the late William Luther and Ella Adams Breedlove, Monroe.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 16, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with Elder Kenneth Adams officiating. Burial was in the Chandler Family Cemetery.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Curtis E. Jr. and Lita Chandler and Ruben and Gladys Chandler, all of Doraville, Dan and Janell Chandler, Dalton, and Phil and Peggy Chandler, Rome; daughter, Dorothy Harber, Doraville; 16 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church, c/o Hewitt Fleming, Box 161 Poss Road, Danielsville, GA 30633.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 19, 2001

Travis O. Segars
Travis O. Segars, 90, of Royston, died Wednesday, December 12, 2001, at Cobb Memorial Hospital, Royston.
Mr. Segars was born October 22, 1911, in Banks County, a son of the late Luther Doctor Segars and the late Lenora Norton Segars.
He was a retired insurance agent with Life of Georgia and was a member of Royston Baptist Church. Mr. Segars was three times married, first to the late Verna Skelton Segars, and second to the late Buena Skelton Segars.
In addition to his parents and wives, Mr. Segars was preceded in death by four brothers, Loy, Oscar, Condis and Dwayne Segars, and two sisters, Ruby Duncan and Sue Ostean.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, December 14, at Royston Baptist Church with the Revs. Charles Holland, Richard Bielski and Byron Greene officiating. Burial was in Nancy Hart Memorial Park, Hartwell. Wade Ayers, Todd Craft, Ben Norris, Rodger Davison, Larry Skelton and Jason Cheek served as pallbearers.
Mr. Segars is survived by his wife, Bertie M. Segars, Royston; daughter, Lenora Craft, Royston; grandchildren, Dr. Daniel Travis Craft, Anderson, S.C., and Alice Cheek, Bowersville; great-grandchildren, Stephanie and Jason Cheek, Bowersville; step-daughters, Jeanette Harris, Stone Mountain, Donna Chambers, Hartwell, and Nan Hudgins, Snellville; step-sons, Bondsie Skelton and Larry Skelton, both of Hartwell; brother, Tommy Segars, Bowman; sisters, Lessie Ayers, Royston, Lozelle Cape, Hull, Sara Phillips and Patricia Poole, both of Athens, and Celeste Shiflet, Hartwell; nine step-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Royston Baptist Church, 767 Church Street, Royston, GA 30662.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 19, 2001


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