Jackson County Obituaries...

OCTOBER 30, 2002

Betty R. Stoner
Mrs. Betty Ruth Herndon Stoner, of Jefferson, died Tuesday, October 22, 2002.
Mrs. Stoner was born April 10, 1938, in Milstead to James Grady and Lollie Grace Herndon. She was married to the late Gordon Bailey Stoner Sr.
Mrs. Stoner had been a resident of Smyrna for 35 years and was a volunteer for the Jackson County Literacy Center.
Graveside funeral services and burial were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 26, in Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery with Roy Stoner officiating.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. James (Sherri) Stoner, Jefferson; son, Gordon B. Stoner Jr., Buford; daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Ginger) Shumake, Jefferson; sister, Charlotte Kelly, Acworth; grandchildren, Hunter Brown and Dusty Brown; step-grandchildren, Ashleigh Bratek, Ansleigh Bratek, Jordan Bratek, Courtney Bratek, Renee Shumake and Jennifer Shumake; three nieces, one nephew and several great-nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Jackson County Adult Learning Center, 441 Gordon Street, Jefferson, GA 30549.
Horis A. Ward Funeral Home Olde Town Chapel, Conyers, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 30, 2002

Charles G.
‘Chuck’ Fields Sr.
Charles Gordon “Chuck” Fields Sr., 71, of Jefferson, died Saturday, October 26, 2002, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, following an extended illness.
Mr. Fields was born in Union County on January 9, 1931, the son of the late William and Ilu Dillingham Fields.
He had been employed as a salesman.
Mr. Fields is survived by four daughters, Carol Difrancesco, Ft. Pierce, Fla., Priscilla Kay Fields, Winder, Cathy Longway, Croston, Md., and Linda Shiver, Georgia; one step-daughter, Kathy D. Baker, Jefferson; two sons, Charles G. Fields Jr. and Stanley Shane Fields, both of Jefferson; one sister, Helen Picklesimer, Florida; and eight grandchildren.
No funeral services are planned.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 30, 2002

Donald W. Glenn
Donald Wayne Glenn, 75, of Winder, died Friday, October 25, 2002.
Mr. Glenn was born in Toledo, Ohio, a son of the late Wayne C. and Doris Louise Fisher Glenn.
He owned D&R Pressure Washing and served as past commander of American Legion Post 646 in Holland, Ohio.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, October 28, in Smith Memory Chapel of Smith Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Preston Moore and David Davis officiating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Glenn is survived by his wife, Rose Glenn, Winder; sons and daughters-in-law, Jody and Cathy Glenn, Norcross, Ricky and Beth Glenn, Nicholson, and Terry and Tina Glenn, Winder; son, Gayland Glenn, Holland, Ohio; brothers, Mahlon Glenn, Maumee, Ohio, Duane Glenn, Roswell, N.M., and Larry Glenn, Holland, Ohio; three sisters, Ferne Hill, Temperance, Mich., Lou Ann McConnell, Dallas, Texas, and Evelyn Miller, Sylvania, Ohio; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Mrs. Rose Glenn, c/o Smith Funeral Home, P.O. Box 561, Winder, GA 30680.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 30, 2002

Lenzia E. Smith
Lenzia E. Smith, 72, of Commerce, died Saturday, Octo-ber 26, 2002, at his residence of an extended illness.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Smith was the son of the late Chandler and Pearl Smith.
He retired from A&P after 26 years of service and was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church. Mr. Smith was also a member of the Masons for 40 years.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, October 28, at Mount Zion Baptist Church with the Revs. Douglas Duncan and Jerry Smith officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Rachel Woodle Smith, of the home; one daughter, Belinda Catlett, Ila; three sons, Randy Smith and Ralph Smith, both of Commerce, and Ronald Smith, Athens; five sisters, Mogene Wood, Williamston, S.C., Sally Brown, Anderson, S.C., Mary Matzel, Carnesville, and Vester Stewart and Linda Westmoreland, both of Commerce; nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 30, 2002

Samuel B. Phillips
Samuel Belton Phillips, 85, of Hull, died Monday, October 28, 2002.
A native of Franklin County, Mr. Phillips was the son of the late Gibbs R. and Maude Belk Phillips.
He was employed with Georgia Power for 45 years. He worked in Gainesville prior to coming to Athens, where he retired as meter superintendent.
Mr. Phillips was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville and a member of the Georgia Power Ambassadors.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Albert Vaughn officiating.
Mr. Phillips is survived by his wife, Sue Graham Phillips, Hull; son, Sam Phillips Jr., Hull; son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Lori Phillips, Marietta; grandchildren, Christopher Phillips and Ross Phillips, both of Marietta; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Atlanta Area Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, 1925 Century Boulevard, Suite 10, Atlanta, GA 30345.
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 30, 2002

Alfred Schreiber
Alfred Schreiber, 76, of Maysville, died Sunday, October 27, 2002, at his residence.
Mr. Schreiber was born September 20, 1926, in Germany to the late Gustav and Mane Reinold Schreiber.
He was retired from the Federal German Railroad and was a member of St. Catherine Labouré Catholic Mission, Commerce.
A memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 31, at St. Catherine Labouré Catholic Mission with Father Darragh Griffith officiating.
Mr. Schreiber is survived by his wife, Maria Grams Schreiber, Maysville; daughter, Christiana Rudio, Maysville; brother, Richard Schreiber, Germany; sister, Hilde Stehl, Germany; and three grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 30, 2002

Evelyn L. Thrasher
Mrs. Evelyn Langford Thrasher, of Hoschton, formerly of Mobile, Ala., died Tuesday, October 29, 2002.
Mrs. Thrasher was born August 4, 1913, in Hoschton, the daughter of Thomas C. and Mollie Stone Langford.
She graduated from Braselton High School in 1931, and married shortly thereafter to William Grady Thrasher, star forward of the 1930 “Braselton Five” state championship basketball team.
The couple lived in Buford until 1941 when they moved to Mobile, Ala., where they lived until Grady Thrasher’s death in June 1998. Mrs. Thrasher was a member of the Eastern Star and served as Grand Worthy Matron of Eastern Star for the State of Alabama in 1956. She was a member of Dauphin Way Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, October 31, in the chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home, Buford, with the Revs. John Mark Carpenter and Ricky Thrasher officiating. Burial will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens, Mobile, Ala., on Friday, November 1.
Survivors include brother and sister-in-law, Robert L. and Louise Langford, Hoschton; sisters-in-law, Mrs. John E. Langford, Winder, and Mrs. T.C. Langford, Hoschton; and several nieces and nephews.
The family was to have received friends from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Flanigan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 30, 2002

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Virginia F. Baker
Mrs. Virginia F. Baker, of Chamblee, died Friday, October 25, 2002.
Mrs. Baker was the founder of Chamblee Clean & Beautiful. She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Hughes.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, October 28, in the chapel of Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, East Point. Burial was in Westview.
Mrs. Baker is survived by her husband, John Baker; a son, Jimmy Hughes; three sisters, Mae Day, Connie Shumake and Nora Pilgrim; two grandchildren, Charlie Hughes and Holly Hughes Long; and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 30, 2002

Kathleen Holman
Mrs. Kathleen Holman, 80, of Winder, died Friday, October 25, 2002, at Park Place Nursing Home.
Mrs. Holman was born in Jackson County, a daughter of the late Raymond R. and Ruth Evans Doster.
She was a homemaker.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 27, in Smith Memory Chapel of Smith Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Fred Cox officiating. Burial was in the Walnut Fork Baptist Church cemetery.
Mrs. Holman is survived by her husband, Hansel Holman, Winder; son, Kim Holman, Chattanooga, Tenn.; daughter, Beverly Morgan, Winder; brother, Dean Doster, Hoschton; sisters, Agnes Faulkner and Lila Maddox, both of Hoschton, and Joan Wilkerson, Winder; grandchildren, Marcus Morgan and Sean Morgan; and great-grandchild, Maggie Morgan.
Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 1330 W. Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30309.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 30, 2002

Alice R. Pittman
Mrs. Alice Rachel (Big Mama) Pittman, of Commerce, died Tuesday, October 15, 2002, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, after a brief illness.
Mrs. Pittman was born October 22, 1919, to the late Andrew Mathis and Alice Carithers Mathis in Commerce.
She joined Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church at an early age, where she served as a faithful servant and sang in the Senior Choir for over 50 years.
Mrs. Pittman served on many local committees where she received numerous awards for her good deeds throughout the community, said family members. She was a loving mother, wife, daughter, sister and friend, as well as an outgoing, well known and much loved face throughout the community.
Mrs. Pittman was preceded in death by her husband, Dave Pittman, and a son, Bill Pittman.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Vivian (Archie Jr.) Chaney and Mrs. Mary Alice (the Rev. Willie Frank) Pattman, both of Commerce; four sons, Verner (Gwen) Kidd, Oliver (Margaret) Pittman, Leroy (Lula) Pittman and Larry (Antonia) Pittman, all of Commerce; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Phyllis Pittman, Commerce; one sister, Betty Mathis, Commerce; two cousins, Louise Boykins and Dorothy Kelley, both of Atlanta; 27 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and several nieces, nephews, admirers and friends.
The Jackson Herald, October 30, 2002

James E.
‘Jim’ Mundy Jr.
James E. “Jim” Mundy Jr., 82, of Commerce, died Friday, October 25, 2002, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mr. Mundy was born in Elbert County on February 21, 1920. He was the son of the late James E. Mundy Sr. and Lillie Wells Mundy.
Mr. Mundy was retired from the City of Commerce and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Commerce.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 27, at the First United Methodist Church of Commerce with the Revs. Bob Ramsey and David Bowen officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Mr. Mundy is survived by his wife, Eunice Lewis Mundy, Commerce; one daughter, Patricia Edwards, Huntsville, Ala.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 30, 2002

Betty A. Harris
Mrs. Betty A. Harris, 71, of Hoschton, died Monday, October 28, 2002.
Mrs. Harris was born in Hayesville, N.C. She was a former Doraville resident and had been employed as the department head of decorative accessories for Pike Nurseries. Mrs. Harris was a member of Lea Springs Baptist Church, Blaine, Tenn.
She was preceded in death by her father, Felix Allred.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 31, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Terry Hawkins and Ruth Denby officiating.
Mrs. Harris is survived by her husband, Bob Harris, Hoschton; one daughter, Louise Carlisle, Pine Mountain Valley; three sons, Steve Harris, Greensboro, Vince Harris, Winder, and Art Harris, Fairport, N.Y.; her mother, Hattie Allred Davis, Blaine, Tenn.; three sisters, Marion Smith, Blaine, Tenn., Bobbie Blankenship, Knoxville, Tenn., and Barbara Ann Barnes, Tobaccoville, N.C.; one brother, Jerry Allred, Blaine, Tenn.; and six grandchildren.
The family was to have received friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 30, 2002

John F. Nation
John Franklin Nation, 59, of Homer, died Thursday, Octo-ber 24, 2002, at BJC Medical Center, Com-merce, of an extended illness.
Mr. Nation was a son of Lucille Nation, Homer, and the late Lester Nation. He was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Nation, Athens.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, October 25, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Eddie Gordon, Terry Smith and Charles Crabbe officiating. Burial was in Banks County Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a daughter and son-in-law, Frankie and Tim Fouche, Nicholson; daughters, Haven Nation and Amanda Nation, both of Homer; brothers, Donald Nation, Maysville, and Dennis Nation and Ricky Nation, both of Commerce; sisters, Joann Lathan, Lugoff, S.C., Patsy Hudgins and Deborah Mason, both of Maysville, Joyce Hovator, Mena, Ark., Linda Allison, Lula, and Janice Ferguson, Cleveland; and two grandchildren, Christopher and Jennifer Fouche, Nicholson.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 30, 2002


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