Madison County Obituaries...

December 26, 2001


Dora Mae Beck
Mrs. Dora Mae Callaway Beck, 80, of Hull, died Thursday, December 20, 2001.
Mrs. Beck was the daughter of Cleve and Sindy Helton Callaway and was the widow of Fred Beck.
She was a retired seamstress and was the last Charter member of Grove Chapel Congregational Holiness Church. Mrs. Beck was also a member of the Madison County Senior Citizen Club.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 22, at Grove Chapel Congregational Holiness Church with the Revs. Sam Dorsey, Bobby Callaway and Raymond Duncan officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Ronnie Williams, Ricky Busbin, Brandon Busbin, David Seagraves, Arnold Callaway Jr. and Jerry Helton served as pallbearers.
Survivors include her daughter, Margie Hart, Cornelia; son, Jack Gerrin, Hull; step-children, Donald Beck, Hull, Bill Beck, Jeanette Dorsey, Elizabeth Dorsey and Ann Baker, all of Commerce, and Mavis Barrett, Ninety Six, S.C.; sister, Irene Massey, Toccoa; sister-in-law, Catherine Callaway; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, several step-grandchildren, several step-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 26, 2001

Albert R. Fogg Sr.
Albert Russell Fogg Sr., 89, of Comer, died Friday, December 21, 2001.
Born in Butts County, Mr. Fogg was a son of the late Ralph W. and Lottie Mae Morgan Fogg.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and worked as a mechanic with Southern Railway in Atlanta. Mr. Fogg was a member of Meadow Baptist Church and was a Mason for 50 years.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 23, at Meadow Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Dooley officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mr. Fogg is survived by his wife, Lalette Clodfelter Fogg; son, Albert Russell Fogg Jr., Comer; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Herbert and Agnes Stephens, East Point; brothers, Donald Fogg, Bluefield, W.Va., and Ray Fogg, Lebanon, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Meadow Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 646, Comer, GA 30629.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 26, 2001

Sam J. Scarborough
Sam Joe Scarborough, 74, of Danielsville, died Sunday, December 16, 2001.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Scarborough was a son of the late Samuel Grady Scarborough and Martha Patterson Scarborough.
He was retired from the U.S. Navy, where he served in the Seabees for 26 years. Mr. Scarborough was a veteran of World War II, Vietnam and the Korean Conflict, and spent 15 years as a Navy civilian in the Naval Shipyard in Charleston, S.C. He was a lifetime member of V.F.W. Post 2872, Athens, and a lifelong member of Bluestone Baptist Church.
Mr. Scarborough was preceded in death by two sisters, Raye Riggs and Dorothy Mae Scarboro, and four brothers, John Scarborough, Candler Scarborough, Luther Scarbor-ough and Kendall Scarbor-ough.
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. Alan Combs, Brian Combs, Mark Combs, Josh Combs, Tom Scarborough Jr. and Brian Scarborough 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 26, 2001

Nathanel J. Brock
Nathanel James Brock, infant son of C. Wayne and Wendy Brock, Commerce, died Wednesday, December 19, 2001, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 22, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce. Burial was in the Nails Creek Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a sister, Ashley N. Brock, Commerce; paternal grandparents, Calvin and Maebelle Brock, Homer; maternal grandfather, Roger Dove, Canon; and maternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Jackie and Steve Saylers, Royston.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 26, 2001

Julia K. Floyd
Mrs. Julia Kay Marrett Floyd, 43, of Bowersville, died Saturday, December 15, 2001, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Floyd was born June 7, 1958, in Clarke County, a daughter of the late Eugene Marrett and Johnnie Sue Ayers Marrett.
She was a graduate of Madison County High School. Mrs. Floyd was a homemaker and attended Grove Level Baptist Church, Maysville. Mrs. Floyd’s club memberships included the Habitat for Humanity and the Optimist Club, and she was co-founder of Restoration Ministries Inc.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, December 17, at Grove Level Baptist Church, Maysville, with the Revs. Jeff Appling, Dick Darby, Bobby Griffin and Joe Wingo officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park, Athens.
Mrs. Floyd is survived by her husband, Tony Lamar Floyd, and two sons, Calen Lamar Floyd, Dustin Marrett Lawrence, all of the home; and one sister, Peggy Jean Norman, Hull.
Hamby Funeral Home, Lavonia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 26, 2001

Mamie I. Shackleford
Mrs. Mamie Inelle “Nell” Cape Shackleford, 67, of Royston, died Wednesday, November 28, 2001, at Brown Convalescent Center, Royston.
Born May 1, 1934, in Franklin County, Mrs. Shackleford was a daughter of the late Tom and Bennie Hamilton Cape.
She was a homemaker and a member of Middle River Baptist Church. Mrs. Shackleford was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie McGee Shackleford Jr., and a brother, Watson Cape.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, November 30, in the B.D. Ginn Memorial Chapel of Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, with the Rev. Paul Jameson officiating. Burial was in the Middle River Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Doris Brawner, Royston; two sisters, Emily Eugenia Bruce and Nanette Holland, both of Carnesville; two grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Ginn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 26, 2001

William J. Weaver III
William James “Jamie” Weaver III, 22, of Canon, died Wednesday, December 19, 2001, at Cobb Memorial Hospital, Royston.
Born November 17, 1979, Mr. Weaver was a son of William James Weaver Jr. and Sherry Godfrey Gailey.
He was employed with Greenlawn Maintenance Company and was of the Church of God faith. Mr. Weaver was preceded in death by a sister, Jennifer Weaver, and his paternal grandmother, Wilma Barnes Weaver.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, December 22, in the chapel of Hamby Funeral Home, Lavonia, with Dr. Larry Finger and the Revs. Andy Harbin and Steven Hamby officiating. Burial was in the Poplar Springs Baptist Church cemetery, Lavonia.
Survivors include his father and step-mother, James and Dora Y. Weaver, Lavonia; his mother and step-father, Sherry G. and Aaron Gailey, Lavonia; his fiancée, Shayna Clack; one brother, Michael Weaver, Bowersville; two step-brothers, Russell Gailey and Randall Gailey, both of Lavonia; one step-sister, Renee Wood, Bowersville; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James William Weaver Sr., Canon, Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Godfrey, Lavonia, and Ms. Minnie Godfrey, Carnesville.
Hamby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 26, 2001

Lois Satterfield
Mrs. Lois Satterfield, of Athens, died Sunday, December 23, 2001.
A native of Washington, Mrs. Satterfield was the daughter of the late Sam Lloyd and Hassie Bell Norman Lloyd. She was the wife of the late Jack Satterfield.
Mrs. Satterfield was a homemaker.
Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Monday, December 24, in Evergreen Memorial Park, Athens, with the Rev. Robbie Brown officiating.
Survivors include three children, David Satterfield, Comer, and Lloyd Satterfield and Jean Bittle, both of Athens; two brothers, Neil Lloyd, Las Vegas, Nev., and Norma Lloyd, Atlanta; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 26, 2001

Rachael H. Robbins
Mrs. Rachael Hutcherson Vaughn Robbins, 84, of Hartwell, died Monday, December 17, 2001.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Robbins was a daughter of the late Albert Joshua Hutcherson and Mildred Estell Wilder Hutcherson.
She was a former member of the Hartwell Pilot Club and Pine Tree Garden Club. Mrs. Robbins was also a member of Hartwell First United Methodist Church, where she served as a former Sunday School teacher.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, George T. Vaughn and Harvey J. Robbins.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, at Hartwell First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jan Devereaux officiating.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Becky Miles, Hazlehurst; two grandchildren, Benjamin Estelle Vaughn and Catherine Estell Vaughn; and nieces and nephews.
Strickland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 26, 2001

Dr. John W. Beach
Dr. John Wendell Beach, 89, of Commerce, died Saturday, December 22, 2001, at his home following an extended illness.
Born in Devil’s Lake, N.D., on November 19, 1912, Dr. Beach was the son of the late James C. and Ida Mae Price Beach.
Dr. Beach was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific. He married Edna Blanche McElroy, of Winder, in 1947.
He and Blanche moved to Commerce in 1959, where he began his chiropractic practice until 1987.
Dr. Beach was preceded in death by two sisters, Decotah Ruth Beach Brown and Virginia Beach Sherer, California, and two brothers, Russel Beach, Michigan, and Kyle Beach, North Dakota.
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 23, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Jeff Appling officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Park, Commerce.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Edna Blanche McElroy Beach; one daughter and son-in-law, Michael Edward and Ginny Beach Anderson, Commerce; three grandchildren, Tiffany Marie Anderson, Amberly Michele Anderson and Dakota James Anderson, all of Commerce; and a number of relatives from Georgia, California and Minnesota.
Memorials may be made to the Grove Level Baptist Church Building Fund, 1702 Grove Level Road, Maysville, GA 30558.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 26, 2001


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