Madison County Obituaries...

JULY 24, 2002


Talmadge Maxey
Talmadge “Kicz” Maxey, 12, of Comer, died Saturday, July 20, 2002.
A native of Madison County, Talmadge was a son of Aleta Smith Nalley and the late Talmadge Barry Maxey.
He was a member of Carlton Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Carlton Baptist Church with the Revs. Doug Ivey and Thomas Deal officiating. Burial was in Old Fork Cemetery. Members of the Rebel Ryders 4-Wheeler Club served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Madison County 4-H BB Team.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include one half-sister, Mellissa Fawn Maxey, Athens; one brother, Barry William Maxey, Comer; one half-brother, Tyler Shane Maxey; grandparents, Sandra Smith, Comer, Billy and Brenda Smith, Danielsville, and Grady Lee “Petey” and Charlotte Green, Loganville; and great-grandparents, Geneva Allgood, Carlton, and Geneva Smith, Elberton.
Memorials may be made to the Talmadge “Kicz” Maxey Memorial Fund, 3677 Hwy. 72 E., Comer, GA 30629.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, July 24, 2002

Irene Jordan
Mrs. Nancy Irene Jordan, 81, of Danielsville, died Tuesday, July 16, 2002.
Mrs. Jordan was born in Madison County, a daughter of the late Homer Jackson and Mary Nelia Fitzpatrick.
She was a homemaker and of the Baptist denomination. Mrs. Jordan was an Auxiliary member of VFW Post 2877, Athens.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 19, at Friendship Baptist Church with the Revs. Dayton Logan and Ray Jenkins officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mike Fitzpatrick, Dick Haynes, Mike Gordan, Brian Kirk, Lyle Vick and Richard Fitzpatrick served as pallbearers.
Mrs. Jordan is survived by her husband, J.C. Jordan; one son, Gary Jordan, Cumming; one brother, Herbert Fitzpatrick, Danielsville; and two grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, July 24, 2002

Charlie Conyer
Charles W. “Charlie” Conyer, 73, of Danielsville, died Wednesday, July 17, 2002.
A native of Marion, Ky., Mr. Conyer was a son of the late Roy and Vitula Jennings Conyer.
He served in the U.S. Navy and was retired from Michigan Consolidated Gas Company. Mr. Conyer was also an employee of Whispering Pines Golf Course for 10 years and was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 19, at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Revs. Mike McLemore and Calvin Ward officiating. Burial was in Danielsville Memorial Gardens. John Maloney, Palmer Huff, John Pethal, Glen Boyer, Andy Coile and Eric Coile served as pallbearers.
Mr. Conyer is survived by his wife, Peggy Scoggins Conyer; daughter, Pam Stopczynski, Danielsville; son and daughter-in-law, Erik Charles and Michele Conyer, Columbus; sister, Betty Vinson, Lake Placid, Fla.; brothers-in-law, John Scoggins, Danielsville, and Eddie Scoggins, Atlanta; and two grandchildren, Lauren and Jason Stopczynski.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Hospice, 155 Oglethorpe Ave., Suite 200C, Athens, GA 30606.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, July 24, 2002

Mary L. Segars
Mrs. Mary Lou Segars, 82, of Baldwin, died Sunday, July 21, 2002, at Alzheimer’s Care of Commerce.
Mrs. Segars was born October 1, 1919, in Towns County, a daughter of the late J.A. and Gertrude Ledford Rogers.
She was a former school teacher at Gillsville Elementary School and was a member of Hickory Flat United Methodist Church. Mrs. Segars was preceded in death by her husband, Carson Segars, and a son, Stanley Segars.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Gene Todd and Marshall Dale officiating. Burial was in the Hickory Flat United Methodist Church cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Glenda Lawrence, Baldwin; two sisters, Nora Bennett, Gillsville, and Gussie Hulsey, Homer; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, July 24, 2002

Robert
E. Hooper
Robert E. Hooper, 75, of Hull, died Thursday, July 18, 2002.
Born in Clarke County, Mr. Hooper was a son of the late Homer G. and Lois Carter Hooper.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a retired lineman with Westinghouse. Mr. Hooper was a member of Joy Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 20, at Joy Baptist Church with the Revs. Terry Smith and Barry Black officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park, Athens.
Mr. Hooper is survived by his wife, Geneva Smith Hooper; one son, Robert Tim Hooper, Hull; and one sister, Joyce England, Hull.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, July 24, 2002

Robert
J. Floyd
Robert J. Floyd, 82, of Comer, died Friday, July 19, 2002, at his home.
Mr. Floyd was born in Joetown, W.Va., on February 12, 1920, a son of the late Lawrence and Effie Hoy Floyd.
He was a U.S. Army retiree who served in Germany during World War II, served in Korea and taught at West Point Military Academy. Mr. Floyd was of the Christian faith.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rachel Chambers Floyd, and a daughter, Ella Hull.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 21, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Mel Hegwood officiating. Burial was in the Meadow Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, Velton Hix Jr., Comer, and George T. Hix, Memphis, Tenn.; eight daughters, Brenda Hix Hall and Teresa Hix Young, both of Comer, Joyce Hix Adriano, Augusta, Roberta Shurman and Dottie Wagner, both of Crossville, S.C., Dot Sullivan, Gainesville, Jane Moore, Barrackville, W.Va., and Debbie Davis, Louisville, Ky.; two sisters, Beleva Trouten, Wheeling, W.Va., Mabel Edgell, Clarkesville, W.Va.; 32 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, July 24, 2002

Shirleen B. Gibson
Mrs. Shirleen Bunn Gibson, 44, of Royston, died Sunday, July 21, 2002.
Born in Barrow County, Mrs. Gibson was a daughter of Montie Sue Nix Duke and the late Richard E. Bunn Jr.
She was a homemaker and was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Revs. Joel Shabran and Larry Lee officiating.
Survivors include one daughter, Katrina Marie Barrett, Bethlehem; two sons, Billy Clay Brittain Jr., Elberton, and Bobby Joe Brittain, Florida; two sisters, Darlene Bunn Fraze, Florida, and Donna Sue Bunn Lance, Alabama; two brothers, Richard Bunn III, Social Circle, and Bobby Dalton, Kennesaw; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, July 24, 2002

Joan S. Mills
Mrs. Joan Smith Mills, 67, of Hull, died Tuesday, July 23, 2002.
Born in Candler County, Mrs. Mills was a daughter of the late James Ray and Ollie Mae Brannen Smith.
She was retired from 1st American Home Health Care Agency and was a member of Whitehall Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 25, in the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Buford Lockman officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Steve Bolin, Bob Painter, Tony Taylor, David Painter, Wesley Nash, Bill Sims, Wayne Faglier and Johnny Adams served as pallbearers.
Survivors include two daughters, Taya Painter, Nicholson, and Terri Ann Powell, Watkinsville; one son, Stephen B. Mills, Hull; one sister, Betty R. Rigdon, Metter; and four grandchildren.
Those desiring to do so may make memorials to the American Cancer Society, 1060 Gaines School Road, Suite B-2, Athens, GA 30605.
The family was to have received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, July 24, 2002


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