Madison County Obituaries...

May 08, 2002


George W. O’Quinn
George Wilburn O’Quinn, 65, of Danielsville, died Wednesday, May 1, 2002, at Peachtree Hospice, Duluth.
Mr. O’Quinn was born in Birmingham, Ala., on March 8, 1937, a son of the late John George and Mildred Whitton O’Quinn.
He served in the U.S. Navy prior to joining the National Weather Service, retiring after 38 years. Mr. O’Quinn was an active member of Shiloh Baptist Church, Danielsville, serving as Sunday School Superintendent prior to his illness. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Janice Lee Burket O’Quinn.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Shiloh Baptist Church with the Rev. Glenn Guest and Dr. Robert Hoffman officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park, Athens.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Jean O’Quinn, Danielsville; two daughters, Sharon Kaye Smith, Auburn, and Cathy Elaine O’Quinn Horton, Winder; four step-daughters, Robyn Dean and Alice Harper, both of Danielsville, Vicki Drake, Comer, and Donna Gallaway, Homer; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Peachtree Christian Hospice, 3430 Duluth Park Lane, Duluth, GA 30096.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 8, 2002

Edna R. Brock
Mrs. Edna Robinson Brock, 71, of Lula, died Tuesday, April 30, 2002, at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Brock was born March 28, 1931, in Banks County. She was a daughter of the late Harrison and Minnie Whitlock Robinson.
Mrs. Brock was retired from Mt. Vernon Mills, with 11 years of service, and was a homemaker. She was a member of Silver Shoals Baptist Church.
Mrs. Brock was preceded in death by her husband, Loyd Brock.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 3, at Silver Shoals Baptist Church with the Revs. Perry Smith and Melvin Baugh officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Grace Jones, Cornelia, and Lois Spink, Turnerville; one son, Hoyt Brock, Danielsville; one brother, Grady Robinson, Maysville; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Habersham South Gideons, P.O. Box 195, Baldwin, GA 30511.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 8, 2002

Van Manley
Van Manley, 84, of Danielsville, died Thursday, May 2, 2002.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Manley was a son of the late Alexander and Grace Kelly Manley. He had lived in the Danielsville area most of his life.
Mr. Manley was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette Simpson Manley, and a daughter, Linda A. Evans.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Tim Peek officiating. Burial was in the Jones Chapel United Methodist Church cemetery. Junior Holloway, Mike Manley, David Reese, Greg Fitzpatrick, Kevin Sexton and Guy Woody served as pallbearers.
Survivors include one daughter, Deborah Reese, Danielsville; two sons, Gene Manley and Garey Manley, both of Danielsville; three brothers, Paul Manley, Dahlonega, Buddy Manley, Washington, and Sid Manley, Lawrenceville; one sister, Eddie Looper, Ellijay; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 8, 2002

Rev. Myran
C. Jarrard
The Rev. Myran Cecil Jarrard, 64, of Eastanollee, died Friday, May 3, 2002, at the VA Hospital in Decatur of an extended illness.
A native of Hall County, the Rev. Jarrard was a son of the late William Kenny and Grace Crowe Jarrard.
He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and was retired from the Ferro Corporation, Toccoa.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 6, at Gordon Baptist Church with the Revs. Gerald Roach and Earl Jarrard officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
The Rev. Jarrard is survived by his wife, Johnnie Jarrard, of the home; four sons, Dennis Jarrard, Lake City, Fla., and Tracy Jarrard, Todd Jarrard and Tommy Jarrard, all of Toccoa; four step-sons, Lewis Bray, Howell Bray and James Bray, all of Toccoa, and Lester Bray, Royston; three step-daughters, Virgina Cheek, Commerce, Brenda Carter, Toccoa, and Carolyn Langston, Lake Mary, Fla.; one brother, James Jarrard, Key West, Fla.; two sisters, Donnie Ruth Gerrin, Cornelia, and Linda Smith, Gainesville; 18 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 8, 2002

Selena M. McGinnis
Mrs. Selena Morgan McGinnis, 76, of Danielsville, died Tuesday, May 7, 2002, at her residence.
Mrs. McGinnis was born July 12, 1925, in Newberry County, S.C. She was a daughter of the late T.A. and Selma Bridges Morgan.
Mrs. McGinnis was retired from General Times and was a member of Wesley Chapel Community Church.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Wesley Chapel Community Church with the Revs. Wayne Douglas and Jeff Williams officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. McGinnis is survived by her husband, Boley McGinnis, Danielsville; two daughters, Kay McGinnis and Debbie Williams, both of Danielsville; four brothers, Charles Morgan, Pete Morgan and Steve Morgan, all of Danielsville, and Leland Morgan, Colbert; one sister, Agnes Bray, Clemson, S.C.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 8, 2002

Donnie Fields
Donnie Fields, 59, of Nicholson, died Tuesday, April 30, 2002, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Born February 6, 1943, in Madison County, Mr. Fields was a son of Juanita Cooke Fields, Nicholson, and the late Alvin Fields.
He was a poultry farmer and brick mason and was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 3, at New Harmony Baptist Church with the Revs. Howard Garrison, Kenneth Dillard and Allen Seagraves officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mr. Fields is survived by his wife, Dorothy Parker Fields, Nicholson; son and daughter-in-law, Kelly and Patricia Fields, Nicholson; daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Keith Roberts, Homer; sisters, Norma Fields Ariail, Flowery Branch, Sheila Fields Embrick and Dianne Fields Nunn, both of Commerce, and Jonell Fields Jones, Nicholson; and two grandsons, Luke Fields and Judd Roberts.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 8, 2002

Gary A. Landrum
Gary Allen Landrum, 49, of Colbert, died Saturday, May 4, 2002.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Landrum was a son of Emma Dorothy Smith Landrum, Athens, and the late Marvin Franklin Landrum Sr.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, in the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Virgil Edwards officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include one daughter, Micah Maria Landrum, Resaca; and two grandchildren, Stephen Edward Mealor and Destiney Maranda Jane Veeder.
Bernstein Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 8, 2002

Carrol Carter
Carrol “Da Da” Carter, 73, of Comer, died Friday, May 3, 2002.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mr. Carter was a son of the late Ernest Davenport and Sally Carter.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and was an automobile mechanic. Mr. Carter was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Piney Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. France Hubbard, Habersham Bell and Gregory Roseboro officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 1 p.m.
Mr. Carter is survived by his wife, Mattie Carter; several children raised in the home; and nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 8, 2002


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