Jackson County Obituaries...

JULY 30, 2003

Jesse T. Anglin
Jesse Thurmond Anglin, 77, of Jefferson, died Saturday, July 26, 2003, at his residence following a brief illness.
Mr. Anglin was born June 18, 1926, in Jackson County. He was a son of the late Jesse C. and Lois Greer Anglin.
Mr. Anglin was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army, and worked in maintenance in the textile industry. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Rebecca Adams Anglin, in 2000.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 28, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Rev. Dennis Kesler officiating. Burial was in Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson.
Survivors include one son, Ostell Anglin, Jefferson; two brothers, Charles Anglin, Augusta, and Steve Anglin, Jefferson; one sister, Pat Henry, Nicholson; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, July 30, 2003

Mary L. Aikens
Mrs. Mary Lou Aikens, 77, of Jefferson, died Friday, July 25, 2003, at Athens Regional Medical Center of an extended illness.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Aikens was the daughter of the late Sammy and Frances Hart McKinsey. She was the wife of the late James Aikens.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 28, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Bill Franklin officiating.
Survivors include two sons, James Edward Aikens, Jefferson, and David Aikens, Braselton; and two daughters, Peggy Ann Vandergriff, Jefferson, and Bertie Mae Hicks, Maysville.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, July 30, 2003

Jimmy Colley
Jimmy Colley, 53, of Colbert, died Saturday, July 26, 2003.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. Colley was a son of the late Sanford Edward Colley and Mary Butler and the step-son of Edward “Bo” Butler, both of Watkinsville.
He was retired from Dupont and was currently employed with the Athens Clarke County Water Department.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Wayne Powers officiating. Burial was in Oconee Memorial Park. Randy Moon, Rod Lewis, Jerry Colley, Don Brewer, Tim Holder and Mike Jennings served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were members of The Drifters and The Hull Slingers.
Survivors, in addition to his mother and step-father, include his wife, Cindy Hayes-Colley; four children, Jennifer Mize and Marcus Colley, both of Hull, Angie Kinley, Watkinsville, and Kevin Colley, Danielsville; two step-sons, Brandon Hayes and A.J. Hayes, both of Colbert; one brother, Edward Colley, Monroe; one sister, Mary Linkous, Commerce; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Madison County Youth Association.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, July 30, 2003

Rutherford
‘Tubby’ Brown
Rutherford “Tubby” Brown, 74, of Jefferson, an avid Folk Artist, died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at Scenic View Nursing Home, Baldwin, following an extended illness.
Mr. Brown was born June 25, 1929, in Jackson County, a son of the late Marion Newton and Annie Belle Stepp Brown.
A U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Korean Conflict, Mr. Brown was a graduate of the University of Georgia at the age of 20 with a Bachelor of Science in History. He, along with his brother, were the retired owners of Brown’s Grocery Store, with 35 years of service.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, in Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson, with the Revs. Dennis Kesler and Dickie Hoard officiating. Philip Brown, Thorne Brown, Bryan Bullock, Mikey Healan, Timmy Healan and Mike Lynn served as pallbearers.
Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Betty Langford Brown, Jefferson; two sons, Andy Brown, Jefferson, and Phil Brown, Washington; one daughter, Pat Healan, Jefferson; one brother, James Enoch Brown, Jefferson; two sisters, Frances Howard, Decatur, and Wineva Williams, Jefferson; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, July 30, 2003

Bessie I. Loggins
Mrs. Bessie Inez Jackson Loggins, 67, of Cleveland, died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.
Mrs. Loggins was born September 28, 1935, in Jackson County, a daughter of the late William Fred and Ella Ivie Jackson.
She was a sewing machine operator.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Paul Flynn officiating. Burial was in Sunrise Cemetery, Maysville.
Mrs. Loggins is survived by her husband, Clyde Loggins Sr., Cleveland; four step-sons, Raymond Loggins, Ronald Loggins and Clyde Loggins Jr., all of Cleveland, and Don Loggins Sr., Atlanta; one step-daughter, Connie Turpin, Cleveland; one brother, Hoyt Jackson, Homer; two sisters, Bonnie Short, Polkville, N.C., and Eddie Vera Westmoreland, Commerce; 17 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, July 30, 2003
Guy R. Irvin
Guy R. Irvin, 97, of Decatur, died Monday, July 21, 2003.
Mr. Irvin was one of the original “Sit Downers” in the 1936 General Motors Lake Plant sit down strike. He was a member of the United Auto Workers, Local 34 and a member of Woodland Hills Baptist Church.
Mr. Irvin was preceded in death by his wife, Nelle Parks Irvin.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, in the chapel of A.S. Turner & Sons, Decatur, with the Rev. Michael Cronin officiating. Burial was in Westview Cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Cook, Atlanta, Martha Allard, Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Gail Bowers, Livingston, Mont.; one son, Michael Irvin, Port St. Lucie, Fla.; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A.S. Turner & Sons was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, July 30, 2003

Henry B. Wall Jr.
Henry B. Wall Jr., 82, of Madison, died Monday, July 28, 2003, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Wall graduated from the University of Georgia in 1940 before serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. He retired from Farm Credit Service of North Georgia, where he was the former vice president and executive secretary/treasurer. He was a member of the Madison First United Methodist Church.
Mr. Wall was preceded in death by his parents, Henry B. Wall Sr. and Lottie Alexander Wall.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at the Madison First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Tom Kerr officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Wall is survived by his wife, Louise B. Wall, Madison; four sons, Henry B. Wall III, Scottsdale, Ariz., Kenneth Wall, Dalton, John E. Wall, Chattanooga, Tenn., and James “Jim” Wall, Appling; one brother, Charles Wall, Cumming; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 910 West Van Buren, Chicago, IL 60607, or to the Madison First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 350, Madison, GA 30650.
The family was to have received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Smith Funeral Home, Winder. The body will lie in state from 1:30 p.m. until the funeral hour at the church on Thursday.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, July 30, 2003

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Nancy G. Lindsey
Mrs. Nancy Gertrude Lindsey, 83, of Colbert, died Saturday, July 26, 2003.
A native of Toombs County, Mrs. Lindsey had lived in the Atlanta-Metro area for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilmer Lee Lindsey.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 28, in the chapel of Bridges Funeral Home. Burial was in Forest Hill Cemetery, Forest Park, with the Rev. Brian James officiating.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Audrey and Bobby Spivey, Colbert; a brother, Billy G. Wilkes, Eatonton; a sister, Nettie Ruth Coward, Newington; grandsons, Robert W. Spivey, Hull, Sheldon W. Spivey, Jefferson, and Brian K. Spivey, Fayetteville, N.C.; six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Bridges Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, July 30, 2003

Thelma I. Moore
Mrs. Thelma Irene (Garrison) Moore, 83, of Columbus, formerly of Florissant, Mo., died Friday, July 18, 2003, at Alzheimer’s Care of Commerce.
Born September 15, 1919, in Montgomery County, Tenn., Mrs. Moore was the daughter of the late Oscar L. and Maggie Mae Moore Garrison. She was the loving wife of the late Norman R. Moore Sr.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, in the chapel of Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home, Arnold, Mo. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Moore is survived by her children, Barbara M. McClelland, Jefferson, and Norman R. Moore Jr., Terry W. Moore, Patricia M. Moore and Pamela L. Aviles; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Research.
Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, July 30, 2003

Lois ‘Lottie’ Nix
Mrs. Lois Lottrell “Lottie” Anthony Nix, 87, of Commerce, died Tuesday, July 29, 2003.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Nix was a daughter of the late John and Grace Venable Anthony.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Dupree Nix, and a son, William Anthony Nix.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 1, at the Commerce First United Methodist Church with the Revs. David Bowen and Hoyt Allen officiating. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include a daughter, Mable Nix G. Dawson, Commerce; a sister, Mrs. Dow (Olivia) Shirley, Commerce; three grandchildren, William Bowden Golden, Andrew Nix Golden and William Anthony Woodham; one great-granddaughter, Caitlin Woodham; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Commerce First United Methodist Church Building Fund, the Athens First United Methodist Church, or to the Trust Fund in the name of Mrs. Nix at Community Bank & Trust in Commerce.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour on Friday in the fellowship hall of the Commerce First United Methodist Church.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, July 30, 2003

Olin E. Taylor Sr.
Olin Edward Taylor Sr., 88, of Stephens, died Wednesday, July 23, 2003.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Taylor was the son of the late Raleigh G. and Flora Lockman Taylor.
He retired from Ward Construction Company and attended Mt. Pleasant Apostolic Church. He was of the Holiness denomination.
Mr. Taylor was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Taylor.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 25, at Crawford Pentecostal Church with the Revs. B.G. Miller, Frank Walker and Chuck Tatum officiating. Burial was in the Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Stephens. Mr. Taylor’s grandsons served as pallbearers.
Survivors include five children, Christine Compton, Crawford, Raleigh Taylor and Carolyn Taylor, both of Stephens, Brenda Price, Royston, and Olin (Smiley) Taylor Jr., Lexington; three sisters, Charlotte Hubbard, Lexington, Willie Mae Compton, Crawford, and Fran Stroup, Stephens; 21 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Crawford, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, July 30, 2003

Louise F. Healan
Mrs. Louise F. Healan, 87, of Monroe, died Saturday, July 26, 2003.
Born in Barrow County on November 1, 1915, Mrs. Healan was a daughter of the late James B. and Bessie Brannon Smith.
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Monroe. Mrs. Healan was preceded in death by her husband, Russell H. Healan, and a daughter, Patsy Robertson.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, in Smith Memory Chapel of Smith Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. David Foils and Billy Ray Banks officiating. Burial was in the Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Jean Head, Monroe; three sisters, Lillie Mae Brady, Bethlehem, Allene Williamson, Lawrence-ville, and Carie Dean West, Acworth; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, July 30, 2003

Evelyn Patman
Ms. Evelyn Patman, 66, of Danielsville, died Friday, July 25, 2003.
A native of Cobb County, Ms. Patman was a daughter of the late D.A. Sloan Sr. and Dora Thrasher Sloan.
She was an insurance auditor for the Federated Mutual Insurance Co. and was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 28, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Stewart Lang officiating. Burial was in the Comer Cemetery. Randy Sloan, Larry Pettit, Don Whitfield, Darrell Allen and Blane Epps served as pallbearers.
Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Hayes, Clover, S.C.; a son, Mark Jenkins, Danielsville; a sister, Thelma Pettit, Rock Hill, S.C.; a brother, D.A. Sloan Jr., Wellington, Ala.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, July 30, 2003


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