Banks County Obituaries...

MARCH 5, 2003


Carol L. Crump
Mrs. Carol Lee Jordan Crump, 53, of Baldwin, died Monday, March 3, 2003, at her residence.
Mrs. Crump was born in Habersham County on May 19, 1949. She was a daughter of the late Myron Jordan and Oma Lee Spivey Jordan.
Mrs. Crump was a graduate of North Habersham High School and North Georgia Technical School of Cosmetology. She was a retired cosmetologist and a member of Leatherwood Baptist Church.
“She was a dedicated wife and mother,” said family members.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Dan Eller officiating. Burial was in the Leatherwood Baptist Church cemetery.
Mrs. Crump is survived by her husband, Felton D. Crump, Baldwin; a daughter, Cheron Morgan, Baldwin; a son, Jason D. Crump, Baldwin; a sister, Cheryl Owens, Cleveland; and five grandchildren, Levi Morgan, Summer Morgan, Autumn Morgan, Julianna Crump and Jackson Crump.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, March 5, 2003

Talmadge House
Talmadge House, 87, of Gillsville, died Wednesday, February 26, 2003, at Lakeshore Heights Nursing Center following a brief illness.
Mr. House was born in Hall County. He was a carpenter and a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church.
Mr. House was preceded in death by four brothers, Bill House, Richard House, Cecil House and Charles House, and a sister, Lucille Benton.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Pine Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Donald Tritt and Doug Tritt officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Faye and Howell Berry, Dadeville, Ala., and Judy and Billy Westmoreland, Gillsville; brother, Carlton House, Claxton; sister, Clara Holcomb, Doraville; grandchildren, Danny Berry, Todd Berry, Karon Chambers and Stephanie Elder; five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Ward’s Funeral Home, Gainesville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, March 5, 2003

Tom Powell
Thomas Benton Powell, 79, of Royston, died Saturday, March 1, 2003, at Cobb Memorial Hospital in Royston.
Mr. Powell was born in Banks County on December 23, 1923. He was a son of the late Martin Luther Powell and the late Lora Greenway Powell.
He was a retired restaurant cook and was of the Baptist denomination. Mr. Powell was preceded in death by his wife, Icie Edna Dove Powell, five brothers, Swain, Pete, Charlie, Arthur and Willie Powell, and three sisters, Ruby Davidson, Minnie Parson and Rosie Parson.
A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Frank Bearden officiating.
Survivors include two sons, Thomas Powell, Nicholson, and Lester Powell, Royston; two brothers, John Powell, Elberton, and Ernest Powell, Lula; two grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Martha Little, P.O. Box 147, Carnesville, GA 30521.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, March 5, 2003

Imogene Wilson
Mrs. Imogene Wilson, 81, of Lula, died Friday, February 28, 2003, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. Wilson was born in Jackson County on December 14, 1921. She was the daughter of the late Andrew and Cynthia Cagle Baugh.
Mrs. Wilson was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Lula.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with the Revs. Donald Tritt, Ralph O. Smith and James Duncan officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Wilson is survived by her husband, Paul Wilson, Lula; three daughters, Pauline Parks, Maysville, Mary Sims, Gillsville, and Barbara Wofford, Jefferson; one brother, Julius Baugh, Alabama; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, March 5, 2003

Grace Pinion
Miss Grace Pinion, 81, of Commerce, died Thursday, February 27, 2003, at BJC Nursing Home, Commerce.
Miss Pinion was born March 20, 1921, in Jackson County, a daughter of the late James Oscar and Lessie Ryder Pinion.
She was a retired nurse and a member of the First Baptist Church of Commerce.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Kent Cranford officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Miss Pinion is survived by a sister, Chloe Massey, Commerce; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, March 5, 2003

Caleb A. Smith
Caleb Austin Smith, infant son of Jamie Smith, Demorest, and Nicole Welborn, Clarkesville, died Sunday, March 2, 2003, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.
Caleb was born in Hall County on March 2, 2003. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Roy Samuel Brookshire, James Harrison Smith Sr., Ellis Lamb, William Crawford Churchwell and Frances Melinda Watkins Churchwell.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, in the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, with the Revs. Scott Slayton and Jerry Rylee officiating. Burial was in the Hollywood Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his grandparents, Ricky and Lynn Churchwell Welborn, Clarkesville, and Jimmy and Tammy Brookshire Smith, Demorest; uncles, Stephen Ellis Lee Welborn, Clarkesville, and Taylor Smith and Ben Smith, both of Demorest; and great-grandparents, Martha Sue Patterson Mollohan, Flowery Branch, Joann Keyt Smith, Clermont, and Nancy and William H. Robbins, Mt. Airy.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, March 5, 2003

Kenneth J. Satterfield
Kenneth Jack Satterfield, 48, of Pendergrass, died Saturday, March 1, 2003.
Born in Clarke County, Mr. Satterfield was a son of Harold Satterfield Sr., Pendergrass, and the late Clara Hooper Satterfield.
He was self-employed as an auto body repairman and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, in the chapel of Little-Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville. Burial was in the Harmony Hall Baptist Church cemetery.
In addition to his father, Mr. Satterfield is survived by three sisters, Linda Albertson, Gainesville, Nancy Whitlock, Toccoa, and Carol Holman, Chestnut Mountain; two brothers, Harold Satterfield Jr., Cleveland, and Sam Satterfield, Pendergrass; two step-brothers, Don Samples, Maysville, and Kenneth Samples, Gulfport, Miss.; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
Little-Davenport Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, March 5, 2003

Hazel L. Leachman
Mrs. Hazel Lee Leachman, 57, of Ila, died Wednesday, February 26, 2003, at St. Mary’s Hos-pital, Athens, following a brief illness.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Leachman was a daughter of the late Elias Grover Blalock and Mamie Shelnut Blalock. She was the wife of the late Walter Leachman Sr.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Friday, February 28, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Bill Carpenter and Harlon Noles officiating. Burial was in Howington Cemetery, Nicholson.
Survivors include two sons, Walter Leachman Jr. and Joseph Jody Leachman, both of Commerce; two daughters, Judy Phillips, Toccoa, and Debra Allen, Nicholson; four brothers, Harold Blalock, Athens, David Blalock and Gene Blalock, both of Danielsville, and Paul Blalock, Ila; four sisters, Jane Leach, Commerce, Linda Ayers, Homer, and Faye Arrowood and Rita Blalock, both of Athens; and nine grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, March 5, 2003

Cathel M. Chester
Mrs. Cathel Mae Palmer Chester, 83, of Nicholson, died Saturday, March 1, 2003, at BJC Nursing Home, Commerce.
Mrs. Chester was born October 7, 1919, in Oglethorpe County, a daughter of the late William Oscar and Annie Sue Barnett Palmer.
She was a homemaker and a member of Nicholson Congregational Holiness Church. Mrs. Chester was preceded in death by her husband, W.T. Chester.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, at the River of Life Worship Center, Nicholson, with the Revs. Dennis Kesler and J.D. Sosebee officiating. Burial was in the Nicholson Cemetery.
Survivors include four sons, Kenneth Chester, Redstone, Oral Chester, Center, and Randall Chester and Ray Chester, both of Nicholson; four daughters, Pam Daniel, Phyllis Vaughn and Wanda Weldon, all of Nicholson, and Barbara Wilson, Watkinsville; two brothers, Clifford Palmer, Snellville, and John Palmer, Nicholson; five sisters, Ruby Borkman, Alpharetta, Myrtle Fouche, Annie Ruth Ward and Hilder Watkins, all of Nicholson, and Lottie Hand, Clearwater, Fla.; 25 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, March 5, 2003

Reba S. Hix
Miss Reba Sue Hix, 88, of Commerce, died Monday, March 3, 2003, at BJC Nursing Home, Commerce.
Miss Hix was born March 24, 1914, in Jackson County, a daughter of the late Elijah and Mary Lola Sparks Hix.
She was retired from Blue Bell and was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Eddie Gordon officiating. Burial will be in the Beaverdam Baptist Church cemetery.
Miss Hix is survived by two sisters, Hilda Evers, Union City, and Eva Ginn, Warner Robins; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, March 5, 2003

Eula M. Rice
Mrs. Eula Mae Rice, 93, of Commerce, died Saturday, March 1, 2003.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Rice was the daughter of the late Charlie W. and Maggie Hendrix Lord.
She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Commerce. Mrs. Rice was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Rice.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 3, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Brian Stowe officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Thomas Barnett, Decatur, and Gail and Hoyt Stowe, Lilburn; daughter, Sylvia Threatt, Greenville, S.C.; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Judy Rice, Commerce; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, March 5, 2003
Delsia B. Bradley
Mrs. Delsia Barnes Bradley, 75, of Cornelia, formerly of Landrum, S.C., died Saturday, March 1, 2003, at a personal care home following a short illness.
Mrs. Bradley was born on February 22, 1928, in Greenville County, S.C. She was the daughter of the late Claude and Maude Howard Pierce.
Mrs. Bradley was retired from Milliken, with over 30 years of service, and was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, South Carolina. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Bradley.
Funeral services were arranged by Petty Funeral Home, Landrum, S.C.
Survivors include a daughter, Susan Allen, Fairfax, Va.; son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Larry C. and Debbie Barnes, Cornelia; brothers, Leon Pierce and Sam Pierce, both of Landrum, S.C.; grandchildren, Adam Allen and Jason Allen, both of Columbia, S.C., and Chris Barnes and Craig Barnes, both of Gainesville; and a great-grandchild, Griffin Allen, Columbia, S.C.
Memorials may be made to the Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 195, Baldwin, GA 30511.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, was in charge of local arrangements.
The Banks County News, March 5, 2003

Faith E. Carlton
Mrs. Faith Edge Carlton, 59, of Goldsboro, N.C., died Thursday, February 27, 2003, at her residence.
A native of Conway, S.C., Mrs. Carlton was a daughter of the late Duffy and Lola Etta Causey Edge.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1, in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, Goldsboro, N.C., with the Rev. Jack L. Sauls officiating. Burial was in Wayne Memorial Park.
Mrs. Carlton is survived by her husband, James L. Carlton, Goldsboro, N.C.; daughter, Anita C. Dant, Goldsboro, N.C.; daughter and son-in-law, Brenda C. and Mark Johnson, Japan; sons, James Alan Carlton and Jason Scott Carlton, both of Goldsboro, N.C.; an adopted daughter, Liz K. Jackson, Goldsboro, N.C.; sister and brother-in-law, Wonetta and J.L. Smith, Cornelia; sisters, Pauline Bryant and Hope Dinkins, both of Conway, S.C., and Mary Simpson, Clinton, S.C.; brother, Daniel Edge, Longs, S.C.; grandchildren, Sara Renee Dant, James Matthew Dant, Zachary Adam Johnson, Eric Bradley Carlton and Stacie Marie Carlton; and adopted grandchildren, Carmen Ann Jackson and Kenneth James Jackson.
Seymour Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Announcement courtesy of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia.
The Banks County News, March 5, 2003


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