Madison County Obituaries...

OCTOBER 30, 2002


Samuel B. Phillips
Samuel Belton Phillips, 85, of Hull, died Mon-day, 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 Madison County Journal, October 30, 2002

Leila G. Human
Mrs. Leila Gay Parham Human, 98, of Bowman, died Sunday, October 27, 2002.
Mrs. Human was born in Madison County on November 22, 1903, a daughter of the late William Monroe and Mary Jane Powell Parham.
She was a homemaker and the oldest member of Mill Shoal Baptist Church. Mrs. Human was preceded in death by her husband, Johnie M. Human, two sons, William (Bill) Human Sr. and Leroy Human, a grandson, Russell Brown, and brothers and sisters.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Randy Smith and Cecil Loftis officiating. Burial was in the Mill Shoal Baptist Church cemetery. Mrs. Human’s grandsons served as pallbearers.
Survivors include two sons, Arnold Human, Greenwood, S.C., and Seaborn Human, of the home; three daughters, Jane Hall, Elberton, Carol Brown, Vanna, and Shirley Pearson, Royston; two sisters, Odie Lee Bryant and Nellie Sue King, both of Royston; 18 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 30, 2002

Evelyn A. Hill
Mrs. Evelyn Anne Hill, 91, of Comer, died Friday, October 25, 2002.
A native of Washington County, Vt., Mrs. Hill was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mamie Paro Mercier.
She moved to Comer from Wells, Maine, in 1991, and was a member of the University of Georgia Catholic Center. Mrs. Hill was preceded in death by her husband, Wilkins C. Hill.
A funeral mass was held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, October 28, at the University of Georgia Catholic Center with Father Jack McDowell officiating.
Survivors include two sons, Eugene J. Cruickshank, Comer, and Douglas A. Cruickshank, Wells, Maine; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 30, 2002


Floyd W. Oldham
Floyd Wayde Oldham, 75, of Watkinsville, a native of Habersham County, died Wednesday, October 23, 2002.
Mr. Oldham was a son of the late Kingsley and Nancy Bridges Oldham.
He was a veteran of the Korean War and owned and operated Oldham Paint and Body Shop and Wrecker Service along with his wife, Hazel, and son, Douglas, for 44 years. Mr. Oldham was a member of the National Towers Association and of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 26, in the chapel of Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Doug Ivey officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park. Jack Butler, Al Johnson, Steve Ginn, Edward Scarbrough, Bud Alewine and Ray Blackman served as pallbearers.
Mr. Olham is survived by his wife of 45 years, Hazel Martin Oldham, Watkinsville; daughter, Deborah Oldham, Bogart; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas W. and Dawn Oldham, Watkinsville; sisters, Joanne Hines, Greenville, S.C., and Elsie Balland, Conyers; brothers, Charles Oldham and Elder Oldham, both of Arnoldsville, Donald Oldham, Colbert, and Chester Oldham, Athens; granddaughters, Stephanie and Katelynn Oldham; and a grandson, Mitchell Oldham.
Bridges Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 30, 2002

Lenzia E. Smith
Lenzia E. Smith, 72, of Commerce, died Saturday, October 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 Madison County Journal, October 30, 2002

Rodney D. Glenn
Rodney Dewayne Glenn, 43, of Hull, died Thursday, October 24, 2002.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Glenn was a son of Curtis Glenn Sr. and Jewellene Glenn.
He was a rock quarry worker and was a member of Colbert Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Glenn also participated in the Soul Winner Ministry.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, October 28, at Colbert Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Ronnie Gantt officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Priscilla Glenn; one daughter, Rontricsha Glenn; one son, Rodney Dewayne Glenn Jr.; seven sisters, Peggy Martin, Carolyn Hector, Elouise Wymbs, Debbie Mapp, Lillian Lindsay and Nancy Watkins, all of Athens, and Wanda Glenn, Loganville; and three brothers, Curtis Glenn and Jimmy Johnson, both of Athens, and Douglas Johnson, Oglethorpe County.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 30, 2002


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