Jackson County Obituaries...

NOVEMBER 27, 2002

Earl L. Moore
Earl Lee Moore, 56, of Jefferson, died Sunday, November 17, 2002.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, November 22, at St. Paul First Baptist Church, Jefferson, with the Rev. Randall Studivant Sr. officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mr. Moore is survived by his mother, Louise Moore, Jefferson; his wife, Dorothy Moore, Jefferson; son, Earl Lorenzo (Rhonda) Moore, Gainesville; daughter, Lucresha Montrice Moore, Atlanta; special daughter, Shanta Rakestraw, Jefferson; brother, Sylvester Moore, Jefferson; sisters, Caroline Moore and Leanne Moore, California; grandchildren, Loren Moore and Konisha Moore, Gainesville, and Tyree Moore, Snellville; nieces, Pamala (Mark) Brown and Mhresa Moore, both of California, Tonja Moore, Jefferson, and LeKeitha Moore, Atlanta; nephews, Waylon Moore, Atlanta, and Brandon Moore, Gainesville; a great Aunt Clay and uncles, Dennis Moon and Rufus Moon, Jefferson.
Eberhart & Son Mortuary, Winder, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 27, 2002

John A. Miller
John A. Miller, 87, of Jefferson, died Thursday, November 21, 2002, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mr. Miller was born December 27, 1914, in Jackson County, a son of the late Coke Mann and Sara Elizabeth Hix Miller.
He was a retired poultry farmer and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during World War II.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 23, in Howington Cemetery, Nicholson, with the Rev. Hulon Hill officiating.
Mr. Miller is survived by his wife, Martha Lanelle Wilkes Miller, Jefferson; one son, Chuck Miller, Jefferson; one brother, Grady Miller, Nicholson; one sister, Maebelle Brock, Nicholson; and nieces and nephews.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 27, 2002

Ruby O. Carter
Mrs. Ruby O. Carter, 90, of Winder, died Tuesday, November 19, 2002.
Born May 27, 1912, in Jackson County, Mrs. Carter was a daughter of the late Henry Floyd and Nancy Ann Marr Oliver.
She resided in Barrow County for most of her life and was a retired seamstress, having worked with R. & R. Manufacturing Company. Mrs. Carter was a member of Bethabra Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Scott Carter.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 21, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Jack Burgess and Terry Hawkins officiating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens. David England, Carder England, Daniel Akins, Charles Oliver, Terry England and Micheal Oliver served as pallbearers.
Survivors include sister and brother-in-law, Nolia and D.C. England, Winder; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 27, 2002

Ronald C.
Cochran Sr.
Ronald Cecil Cochran Sr., 50, of Maysville, died Thursday, November 21, 2002, at his residence.
Mr. Cochran was born November 22, 1951, in Jackson County. He was a son of the late Cecil and Edna Sue Weldon Cochran.
Mr. Cochran was the owner of Cochran’s Small Engine Repair and was a member of Maysville Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, November 22, at Ridgeway Baptist Church with the Revs. Swayne Cochran and Bill Manus officiating. Burial was in Sunrise Cemetery, Maysville.
Mr. Cochran is survived by his wife, Debra Payne Cochran, Maysville; son, Ronald C. Cochran Jr., Maysville; daughters, Tammy Gallman, Cornelia, and Christy Hubbard, Maysville; brothers, Al Cochran and David Cochran, both of Maysville, and Tim Cochran, Crawford; sister, Yvonne Payne, Homer; and three grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 27, 2002

Gertis Gantt
Mrs. Gertis Carithers Gantt, 92, of Comer, died Sunday, November 24, 2002.
A native of Comer, Mrs. Gantt was a daughter of the late John Dorsey Carithers and Birdie Carithers Carithers.
She was retired from ACT Inc. and was a member of Holly Creek Baptist Church. Mrs. Gantt was preceded in death by her husband, Henry “Pete” Gantt.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 27, at Holly Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Scotty Randolph officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include six daughters, Alberta Gantt, Yvonne Berry and Kathryn Willingham, all of Comer, Betty J. Pittman, Athens, Frankie Echols, Covington, and Beverly Harris, Atlanta; four sons, Robert Calvin Gantt, Athens, Bennie L. Gantt, Comer, Henry Gantt, Colbert, and Forrest Gantt, Danielsville; one brother, Ellis Carithers, Commerce; 31 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home, Toccoa, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 27, 2002

Lester L. Long Sr.
Lester Lee Long Sr., 91, of Commerce, died Friday, November 22, 2002.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 26, at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. W.R. Brown officiating. Burial was in the Commerce City Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Jennifer Long Bridges; three sons, John W. Long, Ron D. Long and Lester L. Long Jr.; and one sister, Geneva L. Timberlake.
Mason Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 27, 2002

Lunice M. Bonds
Mrs. Lunice M. Bonds, 86, of Commerce, died Friday, November 22, 2002, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, following a brief illness.
Mrs. Bonds was a daughter of the late Johnny G. and Hester E. Whitsel Duncan, and was the widow of Carlton Bonds.
She was retired from Harmony Grove Mill.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 23, in the Liberty Methodist Church cemetery with the Revs. Wendell Hanley and Douglas Duncan officiating.
Survivors include four sons, Jerry Bonds, Ila, Johnny Bonds, Danielsville, and Early Bonds and C.W. Bonds, both of Commerce; six daughters, Helen Mabry, Blanche Maddox, Shirley Snead and Beverly Bowles, all of Commerce, Carolyn O’Kelley, Maysville, and Brenda Johnson, Hartwell; one brother, W.C. Duncan, Danielsville; 25 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 27, 2002

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Clara K. Allen
Mrs. Clara K. Allen, 95, of Commerce, died Saturday, November 23, 2002, at University Nursing Home, Athens, of an extended illness.
Mrs. Allen was the daughter of the late Richard and Maude Nunn Marlowe. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Frances Nunn.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 26, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Mrs. Allen is survived by her husband, James Allen, of the home; a daughter, Ann Yonce, Commerce; step-daughters, Geraldine Royer, Jamestown, Tenn., and Floretta Ryan, Lake Placid, Fla.; brothers, James Marlowe, Cramerton, N.C., Howard Marlowe, Commerce, and Hoyt Marlowe, Winterville; five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 27, 2002

J.D. Kennedy
John Dan “J.D.” Kennedy, 69, of Commerce, died Friday, November 22, 2002, at his home.
Mr. Kennedy was born in Franklin County on July 23, 1933, a son of Mrs. Emily Cole Kennedy, Royston, and the late Clyde Kennedy.
He was a retired iron worker and of the Baptist denomination. Mr. Kennedy was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict and was a member of the United States Field Trailer’s Association and the National Bird Dog Association.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, November 25, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Tim Peek officiating. Burial was in Danielsville Memorial Gardens. Terry Buesse, Clark Buesse, Taylor James, Ricky Shelton, Stacey Hall, Mark Vaughn, Paul Vaughn, Galen Baldwin, Tony Smith, Don Baldwin and Darrin Dalrymple served as pallbearers.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Kennedy is survived by his wife, Sara James Kennedy, Commerce; son and daughter-in-law, John Dan II and Angela Kennedy, Commerce; daughter and son-in-law, Crystal and Waldo Sisk, Commerce; grandson, Justin Kennedy; granddaughters, Saranne Sisk, Summer Sisk and Jamie Kennedy; step-mother, Peggy Rousey, Royston; half-brothers, Rex Kennedy and Mike Kennedy, both of Comer, and Doug Kennedy; and half-sister, Pam Kennedy, Royston.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Martha Little, P.O. Box 147, Carnesville, GA 30621.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 27, 2002

Allen Manus
Allen Manus, 56, of Lancaster, S.C., died Sun-day, November 24, 2002, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mr. Manus was born March 26, 1946, in Union County, N.C., a son of Thomas Ervin Manus, Weddington, N.C., and the late Mrs. Willie Gordon Manus.
He was an employee of McCoy-Ellison Machine Shop and a member of Eastside Baptist Church, Lancaster, S.C.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 27, at Eastside Baptist Church with Mr. Manus’ brother, the Rev. Billy Manus, officiating. Burial was in Lakeland Memorial Park.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include a daughter, Melissa Manus, Pageland, S.C.; a brother, the Rev. Manus, Commerce; sisters, Juanita Helms, Matthews, S.C., Peggy Helms, Ruth Manus and Shirley Burgess, all of Monroe, S.C., and Elsie Williams, Unionville, N.C.; and his fiancée, Dorothy “Dot” Cook, of the home.
Memorials may be made to the Eastside Baptist Church Building Fund, 1180 Garnett Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.
Hartley Funeral Home, Lancaster, S.C., was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 27, 2002
Margaret
R. Sizemore
Mrs. Margaret Rose Sizemore, of Navarre, Fla., formerly of Gainesville, died Sunday, November 17, 2002, at Gulf Breeze Hospital following an extended illness.
Mrs. Sizemore was born in Bad Axe, Mich., on October 31, 1929. She had been a resident of Fort Walton Beach and Navarre for the past 35 years. Mrs. Sizemore was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Mary Esther for more than 20 years.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 23, in the chapel of Hillside Funeral Home, Gainesville, with Mrs. Sizemore’s son, the Rev. Kenneth Lee Sizemore, officiating. Burial was in the Center Grove Baptist Church cemetery, Pendergrass.
Mrs. Sizemore is survived by her husband, Clifford Junior Sizemore, Navarre, Fla.; five children, Connie Runell Jones, Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., Betty Jo Short and Clifford James Sizemore, both of Navarre, Fla., Fred Doyle Sizemore, Gainesville, and the Rev. Sizemore, Talmo; one brother, Henry Smith, Bad Axe, Mich.; and one sister, Clara Mae Selk, Sturgis, S.D. She was the grandmother of seven and the great-grandmother of five.
Hillside Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 27, 2002


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