Madison County Obituaries...

JUNE 11, 2003


Larry M. Carter
Larry Marshall Carter, 56, of Danielsville, died Thursday, June 5, 2003, at Athens Regional Medical Center of an extended illness.
Mr. Carter was a son of the late James L. Carter and the late Freddie Bray Carter. He was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Carter.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. James Dumas officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include one son, Larry M. Carter Jr., Commerce; one sister, Dianne Sears, Commerce; three grandchildren; and a special friend, Terry Padget.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 11, 2003

Barbara J. Black
Mrs. Barbara June Flynn Black, 65, of Hull, died Tuesday, June 3, 2003.
A native of Henderson County, N.C., Mrs. Black was a daughter of the late Eugene and Agnes Freeman Flynn.
She was instrumental in founding the J&J Flea Market and managed the restaurant for several years. Mrs. Black was also a homemaker and of the Methodist denomination.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at a private cemetery.
Mrs. Black is survived by her husband, Lee R. Black, Hull; son, Keith Black, Hull; daughter, Paula Annette Cheek, Hull; brothers, Talbert Flynn, Fairview, N.C., Smokey Flynn, Ila, and Tommy Flynn, Danielsville; sisters, Mae Huskey, Asheville, N.C., and Mary Farmer, Athens; and three grandchildren.
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 11, 2003

Edna Hall
Mrs. Edna Louise Manley Hall, 83, of Canon, died Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at Cobb Memorial Hospital in Royston.
Born May 15, 1920, in Hart County, Mrs. Hall was a daughter of the late Jesse Harrison and Annie Ussery Manley.
She retired from the textile industry as a seamstress and was a member of Gaines Chapel United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the W.M.U. and served as a Sunday School teacher. Mrs. Hall was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Drennon Hall, and three brothers, Nelson, Freeman and Ray Manley.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Don Nestor and Merritt Waters officiating. Burial was in the Gaines Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Bruce Mabry, Jimmy Mason, Kenneth Mason, Larry Hall, Darby Hall and Don Phillips served as pallbearers.
Survivors include a daughter, Virginia Mason, Canon; sons, Jerry Hall, Hartwell, and Rick Hall, Athens; sisters, Mildred Manley, Belton, S.C., Billie Jean Thompson, Carnesville, and Ruth Lawson, Midlothian, Texas; brother, Roy Manley, Macon; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Poplar Springs Camp Ground, c/o Pat Milford, P.O. Box 247, Carnesville, GA 30521.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 11, 2003

Darice ‘Doris’ Hill
Mrs. Darice “Doris” Hill, 86, a multi-talented sketcher, painter and wood and soap carver, of Hull, died Friday, June 6, 2003.
A native of Morgan County, Mrs. Hill was a daughter of the late Grover and Eunice Strickland Lord.
She was an accomplished seamstress and was retired from Thomas Textile. She was a member of Whitehall Baptist Church.
Mrs. Hill was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Hill, and a daughter, Joyce Louise Ferguson.
Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 9, in Evergreen Memorial Park with the Rev. Buford Lockman officiating.
Survivors include a daughter, Gail J. Ferguson Fuller, Hull; a son, George L. Ferguson, Milledgeville; a brother, George Grover Lord Jr., Athens; nine grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 11, 2003

Seiss N. Taylor Sr.
Seiss Nickels Taylor Sr., 95, of Ellenwood, died Saturday, June 7, 2003, at Decatur Hospital in Decatur.
Mr. Taylor was born in Falcon, N.C., on May 4, 1908, a son of the late George Floyd and Ella Katherine Brown Taylor.
He was a retired painter and a former member of the Atlanta First Pentecostal Holiness Church. Mr. Taylor was preceded in death by a brother, Zeloates Taylor.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Bill Avant officiating. Burial was in Franklin Springs City Cemetery.
Mr. Taylor is survived by his wife, Mildred Hazel Wilson Taylor, Ellenwood; three sons, George Floyd Taylor, Hampton, Harold Wilson Taylor, Ellenwood, and Seiss Nickels Taylor Jr., Marietta; four daughters, Janis Darlene Gibson, Donaldsonville, Miriam Rebecca Jones, Danielsville, Elizabeth Ann Mosley, Morrow, and Debra Sue Castille, Baton Rouge, La.; two sisters, Havens Spivey, Gainesville, Fla., and Rachel Green, Jacksonville, Fla.; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 11, 2003

Ina B. Ingram
Mrs. Ina Belle Ingram, 75, of Comer, died Friday, June 6, 2003, at her residence of an extended illness.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Ingram was a daughter of the late Thomas and Jessie M. Sisk Hardy.
She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 8, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Luther Campbell officiating. Burial was in the Nicholson Cemetery.
Mrs. Ingram is survived by her husband, Jack Ingram, of the home; two sons, Thomas Ingram and Jack Phillip Ingram; two daughters, Frankie Looney and Jessie Artist; one brother, Leroy Hardy; one sister, Frances Dailey; 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 11, 2003

Myranda A. Wade
Ms. Myranda Ann Daniel Wade, 27, of the Big Cove Community, Cherokee, N.C., formerly of Commerce, died Saturday, June 7, 2003.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at Big Cove Pentecostal Holiness Church, of which she was a member, with the Rev. Ben Tapp officiating. Burial was in the Wolfe Family Cemetery.
Ms. Wade is survived by a daughter, Kristian Daniel; a son, Brandon Daniel; her mother and step-father, Carolyn and Charles Wolfe, Big Cove, N.C.; her father and step-mother, Raymond and Josie Daniel, Royston; sisters, Heather Wolfe and Christy Daniel; grandparents, Johnnie Sue Hill, Louise Cain and Bobby and Sarah Ann Daniel, all of Commerce; great-grandmother, Mattie Cain Lord, Commerce; nephew, Corbin Wolfe, Big Cove, N.C.; and a special uncle, Rickey Cain.
Ms. Wade was preceded in death by grandparents, Waymon Cain, Shirley Lackey and Lobo and Ida Wolfe.
Crisp Funeral Home, Bryson City, N.C., was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 11, 2003

Howard Littles
Howard Littles, 69, of Danielsville, died Saturday, June 7, 2003.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Littles was the son of the late Lloyd and Mabel Littles.
He retired from the City of Athens Water Department and was a member of Prince Avenue Baptist Church, Athens.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 12, in the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Bill Ricketts officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Littles is survived by his wife, Jacquelyn Hardin Littles, Danielsville; three daughters, Sandra Littles, Comer, and Penny Frost and Denise Anglin, Danielsville; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 11, 2003

Eugene Gaines
Eugene Gaines, 79, of Royston, died Friday, June 6, 2003, at Athens Regional Medical Center of an extended illness.
Mr. Gaines was born December 16, 1923, in Greene County, a son of the late Luke and Florence Shumake Gaines.
He was a farmer and of the Holiness denomination. Mr. Gaines was preceded in death by a son, Carlton Eugene Gaines.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 8, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Revs. Dennis Kesler and Harold Gaines officiating. Burial was in the Center Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Pendergrass.
Mr. Gaines is survived by his wife, Callie W. Gaines, Royston; five daughters, Charlotte Fowler, Jefferson, Betty Henson, Stockbridge, Peggy Ivey, Loganville, Minnie Murphy, Gainesville, and Nora Tiller, Flowery Branch; four sons, H.L. Gaines, Royston, Kenneth Gaines, Talmo, Larry Gaines, Hoschton, and Tommy Gaines, Oxford; three brothers, Clyde Gaines and Donald Gaines, both of Maysville, and Rudolph Gaines, Jefferson; three sisters, Betty Jones, Commerce, Nellie Faye Lee, Jefferson, and Irene Whisnant, Pendergrass; 22 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 11, 2003

Willie Moore
Ms. Willie Graham Moore, 94, of Danielsville, died Thursday, June 5, 2003.
A native of Madison County, Ms. Moore was the daughter of the late William and Annie Huff Graham.
She retired from the Madison County School System, where she worked in the cafeteria, and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Ms. Moore was preceded in death by her husband, Ben F. Moore, and a son, Ray T. Moore.
Services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 8, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Dayton Logan officiating. Burial was in the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. Henry Booth, William Hitchcock, Wayne Booth, Stanley Watson, Graham Nash and Tony Dean served as pallbearers.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Jack and Henry Booth and Nina and William Hitchcock, all of Danielsville; daughter-in-law, Addie Moore, Universal City, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Frank and Elsie Moore, Raleigh, N.C.; three grandchildren, Wayne Booth, April Watson and Anita French; one great-granddaughter, Adrianna Watson; and two step-great-grandsons, Chris Watson and Adam Watson.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 11, 2003

Gloria S. Jordan
Mrs. Gloria Sue Jordan, 43, of Nicholson, died Monday, June 9, 2003.
A native of Gastonia, N.C., Mrs. Jordan was a daughter of Lynnwood Gibson, Rockingham, N.C., and the late Mildred Anthony Gill.
She was a homemaker and a member of AMVETS Auxiliary. She was of the Holiness denomination.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, with the Revs. Dennis Kesler and Jim Haralson officiating. Entombment was in Evergreen Memorial Park. Bud Campbell, Ricky Seagraves, Charles Seagraves, J.R. Hayden, Richard Slay, Josh Barnette and Chris Presley served as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to her father, include her husband, Thomas Jordan; a daughter, Melanie Pritchett, Royston; sons, Nathan Gibson Jordan and Steve Lee Turner, both of Nicholson, and Jeffery Jordan, Tampa, Fla.; sisters, Peggy Sue Gibson, Florida, and Candi Gibson, Rockingham, N.C.; brothers, Kenneth Gibson, Worth Gibson and Mike Gibson, all of Rockingham, N.C., Benny Kitchens, Danielsville, Robert Kitchens, Hull, and Jason Vernard, Athens; her step-father, Milo Kitchens, Hull; and five grandchildren.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 11, 2003

Lawrence
‘Tuna’ Clark
Lawrence “Tuna” Clark, 67, of Jefferson, died Friday, June 6, 2003, at BJC Medical Center, Com-merce, of a brief illness. His body was cremated.
A native of Indiana, Mr. Clark was a son of the late William and Mary L. Clark.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
Mr. Clark’s family and friends will remember him in a memorial service which will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at the old Waffle House in Jefferson.
Survivors include a number of nieces and nephews, Joyce Bicksler, Abe Bicksler, Curtis Bicksler and Bill Bicksler, all of Royston, Cherish Bicksler, Junction City, Kan., Arthur Bicksler, South Carolina, Renee Chandler, Commerce, and Stacy Greeson, Statham.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, June 11, 2003


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