Madison County Obituaries...

May 29, 2002


Madison County death notices
May 29, 2002

Kasey M. Leachman
Kasey Marie Leachman, infant daughter of Walter Leachman and Sherry Embrick, Hull, died Thursday, May 23, 2002, at Athens Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.
Kasey was born January 21, 2002, in Clarke County.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Bill Carpenter officiating. Burial was in Howington Cemetery, Nicholson.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include one brother, Jonathan Howard Leachman, Hull; two sisters, Britney Kay Embrick and Paige Bloom, both of Hull; maternal grandparents, Leonard and Diane Embrick, Bogart; paternal grandmother, Hazel Lee Leachman, Maysville; and paternal great-grandfather, Howard Walter Leachman, Maysville.
Memorials may be made to a Trust Fund at Athens First Bank and Trust Company in care of Leonard Embrick or Sherry Embrick.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

George P. Anglin
George Paul Anglin, 72, of Colbert, died Saturday, May 25, 2002.
Born in Madison County, Mr. Anglin was a son of the late Waymon Elmer and Ella Louise Hunsinger Anglin.
He had been employed with Westinghouse and was a member of Macedonia Holiness Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 27, at Macedonia Holiness Church with the Rev. William Anglin officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Wayne McClain, Jason Baxter, Carter Dove, Mark Highland, Rusty Chandler and Jeff Anglin served as pallbearers.
Mr. Anglin is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Strickland Anglin; six daughters, Carol Paulette Anglin, Bowman, Linda Bernice Highland and Debra Lynn Anglin, both of Danielsville; Barbara McClain, Comer, Audrey Diane Jackson, Nicholson, and Stacie Marie Anglin, Colbert; two sons, George Paul Anglin Jr. and Richard Russell Anglin, both of Colbert; three sisters, Irene Thompson, Bonnie Sue West and Ella Mae Dove, all of Ila; three brothers, Ardis Anglin, Waymon Anglin and Jessie Anglin, all of Danielsville; 21 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

Ruth Adams
Mrs. Ruth Adams, 72, of Hull, died Sunday, May 26, 2002.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Adams was a daughter of the late Clifford Melvin and Vella Gooch Bradley.
She was employed as a greeter with Wal-Mart at Banks Crossing and was a member of Gordon’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by her husband, Orin “Big” Adams.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at Gordon’s Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Robert Passmore officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Russ Adams, Lee Adams, Ronnie Williams, Ricky Busbin, Kenny Bradley and Jerry Bird served as pallbearers.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and David Hawks, Nicholson, Becky and Steve Hill, Hull, Janet and Joey Goetz, Ila, Sherry Allen, Hull, and William Hardman; sisters, Norene Eller, Demorest, Mozelle Bird, Ila, Mary Hooper, Comer, and Catherine Callaway, Hull; brothers, Tommy Bradley, Ila, and Robert Bradley, Hull; grandchildren, Amy Hawks, Scott Hawks, Josh Hill, Alex Hill, Deena Goetz, Bradley Allen and Adam Allen; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1060 Gaines School Road, Athens, GA 30605.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

James A. Scogin
James Allen “Black Racer” Scogin, 60, of Colbert, died Thursday, May 23, 2002.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Scogin was the son of Robert Scogin and the late Mary Louise Carter Scogin. He was the grandson of the late Robert “Bill” and Annie Louise Goss Scogin and the late Harvey and Ester Carter. Following the death of his mother, Mr. Scogin was raised by his aunt, Azilee Nation.
He was an electrician and was of the Baptist denomination. Mr. Scogin also raced cars on dirt tracks and was very involved with his grandson’s racing team, JSR.
“He was loved and respected by all,” said family members.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Madison Chapel, with the Rev. Albert Vaughn officiating. Burial was in the Kirk-Scogin Family Cemetery, Colbert. Shaun Hardman, Jason Elrod, Scott Lance, Michael Scogin, Ronnie Scogin and Keith Thompson served as pallbearers.
In addition to his father, Mr. Scogin is survived by his wife, Gail Scogin, Colbert; daughter and son-in-law, Teresa Gail Scogin Janson and Kevin Janson, Colbert; daughter, Donna Lynette Scogin Davis, Colbert; son, Jeffery Allen Scogin, Colbert; grandchildren, Brandon Kevin James Janson and Briana Gail Janson, both of Colbert; brother, Robert “Billy” Scogin, Colbert; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mildred and James Lance, Pendergrass, Peggy and Ronald Elrod, Commerce, and Sandra “Sandy” and Tim Hardman, Pocataligo; six nephews, three nieces and several great nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1060 Gaines School Road, Ste. B-2, Athens, GA 30605.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Madison Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

Claude Davenport
Claude Davenport, 77, of Comer, died Friday, May 24, 2002.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Davenport was a son of the late Harvey and Birdie Davenport.
He was a member of Springfield Baptist Church, Comer.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at Springfield Baptist Church with Pastor Larry E. Blount officiating.
Mr. Davenport is survived by his wife, Emmaline Johnson; one daughter, Edith Appling, Athens; one son, Claude Davenport Jr., Comer; one sister, Birdie Lou Simmons, Atlanta; one brother, Harvey Davenport Jr.; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

Claude A. Vinson
Claude Argentine Vinson, 65, of Commerce, died Sunday, May 26, 2002, at Athens Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Vinson was born January 9, 1937. He was a son of Ruby Jarrells Vinson, Commerce, and the late George Vinson.
Mr. Vinson was a retired retail businessman, having worked with a grocery store. He was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, Jefferson.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses with Minister Donald Christoff officiating. Burial will be in Tabor Chapel Cemetery, Ila.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Vinson is survived by his wife, Josephine Vinson, Commerce; sisters, Betty Beasley, Danielsville, Gladys Haley, College Park, Sara Harrison, Geneva Johnson and Essie Vinson, all of Commerce, and Albertha Rucker, Athens; brother, Leo Vinson, Atlanta; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends.
The family was to have received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson.
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal May 29, 2002

Nettie S. Moore
Mrs. Nettie Sue Moore, 89, of Nicholson, died Monday, May 27, 2002, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. Moore was born June 22, 1912, in Madison County, a daughter of the late Tom M. and Emma Lou Perry Kesler.
She was a homemaker and was a member of Antioch United Methodist Church. Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie James Moore.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at Antioch United Methodist Church with the Rev. Richard Cathy officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Tommy Moore, Center; one daughter, Janie Potts, Jackson; two brothers, Claud Kesler and John Kesler, both of Nicholson; one sister, Sara Farmer Duren, Commerce; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

Jack W. Worley
Jack W. Worley, 71, of Hoschton, died Wednesday, May 22, 2002, at Gwinnett Medical Center.
Born in Banks County, Mr. Worley was a son of the late Reuben and Carrie Davis Worley.
He had resided in Barrow County for most of his life and was a former resident of Athens. Mr. Worley was a barber and was a member of Bethabra Baptist Church.
A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 24, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Terry Hawkins and Jack Burgess officiating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Worley is survived by his wife, Sue Fleeman Worley, Hoschton; sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Shelli Craig, Hoschton, and Donnie and Becky Parker, Oxford; grandson, Seth Craig, Hoschton; sisters, Ruby Standridge, Jefferson, Mildred Greene, Hull, and Myrtle Lawson, Nicholson; and two brothers, Roy Worley, Helen, and Bobby Worley, Commerce.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

Sallie S. Hutto
Mrs. Sallie Sherrer Hutto, 94, of Hartsville, S.C., died Monday, May 27, 2002.
Mrs. Hutto was born in Carlton, a daughter of the late John W. and Cora Margaret Wynn Sherrer.
She was preceded in death by her husband, A.R. Hutto, and a son, Robert E. “Bobby” Hutto.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, in the chapel of Norton Funeral Home, Hartsville, S.C., with the Revs. Gary Anderson and Douglas Ivey officiating. Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 30, in South Fork Cemetery, Carlton.
Survivors include one son, Charles W. “Billy” Hutto, Hartsville, S.C.; one daughter, Margaret Noles, Lexington, S.C.; two sisters, Winnie Smith and Elizabeth Smith, both of Atlanta; one brother, James E. Sherrer, Washington; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Norton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

Emory P. Morrison
Emory Paul Morrison, 64, of Commerce, died Wednesday, May 22, 2002, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Morrison was born November 6, 1937, in Jackson County, a son of the late Jessie Preston and Edna Wood Morrison.
He was retired from the U.S. Air Force and was a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Bill Manus officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Mr. Morrison is survived by his wife, Margot Andes Morrison, Commerce; two sons, Mike Morrison and Stanley Morrison, both of Commerce; two daughters, Connie Deardorff, Watkinsville, and Shirley Hill, Nicholson; three brothers, Darold Morrison and Franklin Morrison, both of Athens, and Larry Morrison, Monroe; and eight grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Athens Regional Foundation, 1199 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30606.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, May 29, 2002

Leon M. Ray
Homer Mayor Leon M. Ray, 62, of Homer, died Tuesday, May 28, 2002, at Emory Hospital, Atlanta.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Ray was the son of Jimmie Pritchett Ray, Homer, and the late Ottis Ray.
Mr. Ray was a member of Homer Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of the Georgia Mountain Development Committee and a member of the Banks County Cattleman’s Association.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 30, at Homer Baptist Church with the Revs. Charles Crabbe and Jerry Stowe officiating. Burial will be in Banks Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Ray is survived by his wife, Bonnie Whitlock, Homer; son and daughter-in-law, Mitch and Kristen Ray, Jacksonville, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Timmy Duckett, Hollingsworth Community; sisters, Joyce Boswell and Jane Hardman, both of Homer; and grandchildren, Ethan and Brittani Duckett, Hollingsworth Community.
Flowers are welcome, or memorials may be made to the Homer Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 499, Homer, GA 30547.
The family was to have received friends from 6 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 29, 2002


 mainstreetnews.com
MainStreet Newspapers, Inc.
PO Box 908, 33 Lee Street, Jefferson, Georgia 30549
Telephone: (706) 367-5233 Fax: (706) 367-8056
NEWS / ADVERTISING / PRINTING

® Copyright 2002 MainStreet Newspapers, Inc. All rights reserved.
Copyright / Terms / Privacy

Home / Job Market / Real Estate / Automotive / Classifieds
News from Jackson / News from Madison / News from Banks / Sports
Jackson Community / Banks Community / Madison Community

Archives / Advertising / Printing / History / Links / Search Site
Send a Letter / Subscribe / Place a Classified Ad / Online Rates