Jackson County Obituaries...

MAY 21, 2003

Weldon L. Timms
Weldon L. Timms, 89, of Braselton, died Thursday, May 15, 2003.
Mr. Timms was born in Barrow County to the late Lenard and Ada Smith Timms.
Residing in Braselton for most of his life, he was a retired truck driver and a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. Mr. Timms was preceded in death by his wife, Nell Spain Timms.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Barney Williams and Greg Worley officiating. Burial was in the Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, Terry Timms, Buford, and Larry Timms, Braselton; two brothers, Lewis Timms, Comer, and Bobby Timms, Campton; two sisters, Lucille Rudeseal, Monroe, and Runnette Oaks, Monroe; four grandchildren, Donald Timms, Denise Sexton, Marci Shaffer and Lori Worley; and one great-grandchild, Faith Sexton.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 21, 2003

Beatrice W. Hendricks
Mrs. Beatrice W. Hendricks, 88, of Com-merce, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, in Mari-etta, of a brief illness.
Mrs. Hendricks was a daughter of the late Charlie O. and Aretha Elliott Wood.
She was a retired school teacher from the Banks County School System and had served as principal of Dry Pond Elementary School.
Mrs. Hendricks was preceded in death by her husband, William M. Hendricks.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 21, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Jerry Payne and Dr. Kent Cranford officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include a son, Billy Hendricks, Covington; a daughter, Louise Lynn, Marietta; a sister, Norma Snoo Clark, Atlanta; and three grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 21, 2003

Donna J. Klein
Mrs. Donna June Klein, 65, of Statham, died Friday, May 16, 2003.
Mrs. Klein was born in Cascade, Idaho, a daughter of Welda Yamamoto, Boise, Idaho, and the late Robert Meral Dealy.
She was a member of the Auburn Seventh Day Adventist Church. Mrs. Klein was preceded in death by two sons, Tony Larson and Vernon Hardan, three brothers, Earl, Beryl and Harry Dealy, and a sister, Debra Jean Dealy.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, in Smith Memory Chapel of Smith Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Mike Pethel and Kyle Baber officiating. Burial was in Cloverdale Cemetery, Boise, Idaho.
In addition to her mother, Mrs. Klein is survived by her husband, Kenneth Klein, Statham; eight sons, James Hardan, Los Angeles, Calif., Leland Klein and Brian Klein, both of Statham, Kevin Klein, Boise, Idaho, Keith Klein, Danielsville, Kerry Klein, Easley, S.C., and Terry Larson and Ricky Larson, both of Wichita, Kan.; two daughters, Celia Austin, Statham, and Cyndi O’Kelley, Jefferson; six brothers, Ronnie Dealy, Cascade, Idaho, Tommy Dealy, Sandy, Utah, Kenneth Dealy, Max Dealy and Mervin Dealy, all of Boise, Idaho, and Orvile Dealy, Kent, Wash.; six sisters, Jenine Roberts, Judy Breier, Carol Steele, Lois Wood, Mary Ann Armfield and Shirley Jones, all of Boise, Idaho; 31 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 21, 2003

Kenneth
P. Cochran
Kenneth P. Cochran, 44, of Commerce, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mr. Cochran was born April 2, 1959, in Green County, Tenn., a son of the late Paul and Elvia Lee Brockwell Cochran.
He was a dairy farmer and of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Monday, May 19, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. O.L. McCulloch officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park, Athens.
Survivors include seven brothers, Bobby Cochran, Limestone, Tenn., Eddie Cochran and Darrell Poore, both of Fall Branch, Tenn., Mike Cochran, Nashville, Tenn., Russell Cochran, Commerce, Mark Crable, Sulphur Springs, Tenn., and Allen Poore, Alto; and two sisters, Vickey Higdon and Donna Moore, both of Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 21, 2003

Geraldine Jordan
Miss Geraldine Jordan, 71, of Commerce, died Monday, May 19, 2003, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, of an extended illness.
Miss Jordan was a daughter of the late John Thomas and Addie Mae Baxter Jordan.
She retired from Mt. Vernon Mills and was of the Baptist denomination, attending Calvary Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Donald Wilson officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Miss Jordan is survived by a brother, Lenward Jordan, Alto; a sister, Sara McKie, Commerce; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 21, 2003

Rachel A. Anderson
Mrs. Rachel Ann Anderson, 62, of Com-merce, died Saturday, May 17, 2003, at her residence of an extended illness.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Anderson was a daughter of the late Otha and Winnie Carlyle McDonald. She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert McDonald.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 19, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Danny Green officiating. Burial was in Banks County Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Anderson is survived by her husband, Q.D. Anderson, of the home; daughter and son-in-law, Winnie Ann and James David Allen, Commerce; brothers, David McDonald and Bobby McDonald, both of Commerce, and Cecil McDonald, Gillsville; and sister, Peggy Shurbert, Commerce.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 21, 2003

John ‘Jake’ Nunn
John “Jake” Nunn, 83, of LaFayette, formerly of Maysville, died Friday, May 16, 2003, at Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Nunn was the son of the late Thomas F. and Maybell Park Nunn.
A veteran of World War II, Mr. Nunn served in the U.S. Army Air Corp, and was a retired commercial artist.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Monday, May 19, at Maysville Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Manus officiating. Burial was in Sunrise Cemetery, Maysville.
Mr. Nunn is survived by his wife, Beatrice Shipp Nunn, LaFayette; two sons, Charles Timothy Nunn, Saint Augustine, Fla., and John Michel Nunn, Roswell; two sisters, Margaret Adams, Rome, and Jeanette Whitley, Atlanta; and one grandchild.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 21, 2003

Thelma H. Doster
Mrs. Thelma Hayes Doster, 84, of Watkinsville, died Wednesday, May 14, 2003.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Doster was a daughter of the late Joseph E. and Ethel Hayes.
She was a retired caregiver.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 16, at Arthur Bowick’s Oconee Chapel with the Rev. John Perkins officiating. Burial was in Oconee Memorial Park.
Survivors include two daughters, Vicki Loggins, Bogart, and Donna Gunter, Watkinsville; one son, H. Donald Doster, Watkinsville; two sisters, Hazel Carter, Commerce, and Ruby Clements, Watkinsville; one brother, Pete Hayes, Arnoldsville; four grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Arthur Bowick’s Oconee Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 21, 2003

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William F. Deal
William Franklin Deal, 45, of Colbert, died Monday, May 19, 2003.
Born in Fulton County, Mr. Deal was a son of William Edgar Deal and the late Kathleen Free Deal.
He was employed as a driver with APAC Paving Co. and was of the Baptist denomination.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 22, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Kenneth Dillard officiating.
In addition to his father, Mr. Deal is survived by his wife, Cindy Rogers Deal; two sons, Russ Nevil, Winterville, and Josh Deal, Colbert; two sisters, Pam Beasley, Arcade, and Marjorie Deal, Hilands, N.C.; two brothers, Leonard Deal, Athens, and Marty Deal, Lavonia; and several nieces and nephews.
The family is at the residence where they were to have received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 21, 2003

Melissa S. Hall
Mrs. Melissa Starr Hall, 33, of Statham, died Monday, May 19, 2003.
Born in Fulton County, Mrs. Hall was a daughter of Harbert and Peggy Sanders Patterson, Statham.
She was a homemaker.
Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, in Smith Memory Chapel of Smith Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Kyle Barber officiating. Burial was in Athens Memory Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her husband, Pete Daniel, Statham; two sons, Brandon and Blake Hall, Elberton; one daughter, Whitney Hall, Elberton; one sister, Scarlett Stennett, Adairsville; six brothers, Chris Patterson, Watkinsville, Donald Patterson, Lula, Timothy Patterson, Commerce, and Calvin Carroll, Scott Carroll and Billy Carroll, all of Rockmart; and grandparents, Rene and Evelyn Camp, Rockmart.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 21, 2003

‘One More’ Collins
One in One “One More” Collins, 62, of Jefferson, died Friday, May 16, 2003.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Collins was a son of the late Lula Collins. He was the husband of the late Jannie Collins.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Forestglen Mortuary, Jefferson, with the Rev. Jimmy Sewell officiating. Burial will be in the Colbert Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Colbert.
Survivors include three daughters, Jennette Chandler, Janie Collins and Seprina Gresham; three sons, David Brawner, Rodney Collins and Kerry Sewell; one sister, Emma Lou Gresham; two brothers, Izell Collins and Henery Collins; and 10 grandchildren.
The family is at the residence of Jennette Chandler, Ga. Hwy. 82. A public viewing was to have been held from noon until 7 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.
Forestglen Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 21, 2003

Frances G. Ridgeway
Mrs. Frances Grace Loving Ridgeway, 85, of Winder, died Tuesday, May 13, 2003.
Mrs. Ridgeway was born in Gwinnett County, a daughter of the late Robert Early and Pearl Hall Lovin.
She was a retired seamstress with Carwood Manufacturing Co. and was a member of Bethlehem First Baptist Church, where she served as a former Sunday School teacher. Mrs. Ridgeway was also a member of the Happy Trails Travel Club, and enjoying extensive traveling, had visited all 50 states.
She was preceded in death by a son, Marvin Ridgeway.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 16, at Bethlehem First Baptist Church with the Revs. Jody Hice and Mike Peavy officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Royce B. Ridgeway, Winder; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Sue Ann Ridgeway, Lawrenceville, and Ronald and Ann Ridgeway, Bethlehem; brother, Grady Lovin, Carl; sisters, Alice Treadwell, Conyers, and Geveva Perkins, Winder; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Bethlehem First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 187, Bethlehem, GA 30620.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 21, 2003

Lula S. Cox
Mrs. Lula S. Cox, of Jefferson, Jackson County, died recently.
Mrs. Cox was born March 14, to the late Mr. and Mrs. William Smith, Statham, Barrow County.
She was a faithful member at Popular Springs Baptist Church, where she served on the food committee, enjoyed singing and other responsibilities. For many years Mrs. Cox collected money for the March of Dimes and Parent Teacher Organizations to represent the community and school.
She was married to the late O.K. Columbus Cox for many years, who preceded her in death on July 5, 1957. Mrs. Cox was also preceded in death by two sons, Willie Ed and Hugh Dorsey Cox, four grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and three sons-in-law, Willie Shields, Donald Morrison and Curtis Gresham.
A Homegoing Celebration was held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 19, in Gardenview Funeral Chapel, Athens.
Survivors include daughters, sons, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law and other relatives and friends.
Contributions may be made to Grandview Nursing Home or to Popular Springs Baptist Church.
Gardenview Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, May 21, 2003


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