Jackson County Obituaries...

SEPTEMBER 3, 2003

Kathryn M. Hensley
Mrs. Kathryn M. Echols Hensley, 82, of Maysville, died Wednesday, August 27, 2003.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 29, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Swayne Carlan officiating. Burial was in the Belton Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Johnny Hensley, Maysville; sister, Lucille Greenway, Lula; and several nieces and nephews.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

Sybil T. Barnett
Mrs. Sybil Tillman Swindle Barnett, 83, of Nicholson, died Saturday, August 30, 2003, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. Barnett was born January 13, 1920, in Madison County, the daughter of the late Tillman and Nelia Adams Swindle.
She was a homemaker and a member of Nicholson Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, September 1, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Hulon Hill, Terry Smith and Richard Cathy officiating. Burial was in the Antioch United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Barnett is survived by her husband, Herbert Barnett, Nicholson; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

Gracie N. Stancil
Gracie Nichole Stancil, 15 months, infant daughter of Mark and Nichole Stancil, Jefferson, died Saturday, August 30, 2003, at her residence following a sudden illness.
Gracie was born in Hall County on May 31, 2002. She was preceded in death by great-grandparents, Bill and Evelyn Pressley and Roy and Oree Stancil, and great-great-grandparents, Rad and Irene Garrison and Talmadge House.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 3, at Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Howell Berry officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
In addition to her parents, Gracie is survived by her grandparents, Sandy Berry, Danny Berry and Billy and Louise Stancil; step-grandmother, Pam Moody; great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph F. Sanders and Howell and Faye Berry; great-great-grandmother, Margie House; and aunts and uncles, Chase Smith, Jerome Moody, Chris Stancil, Jason Stancil, Melissa and Kasey Moody and Angie and Dena Stancil.
Ward’s Funeral Home, Gainesville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

Carolyn Strickland
Mrs. Carolyn Louise Bryant Strickland, 59, of Canon, died Sunday, August 31, 2003, at her home.
Mrs. Strickland was born August 25, 1944, a daughter of Mrs. Hilda Louise Hendrix Bryant, Royston, and the late Artis Radford Bryant.
She worked with Johnson & Johnson, Royston, and was a member of Redwine United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the choir and the U.M.W.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 2, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Claude Herbert officiating. Burial was in the Redwine United Methodist Church Cemetery.
In addition to her mother, Mrs. Strickland is survived by a son, Charles L. Strickland Jr., Canon; daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Kelly Bird, Commerce; grandchildren, Ford and Savannah Bird, Commerce; brothers, David A. Bryant and Billy R. Bryant, both of Royston; and sisters, Susan Bryant Whitmire, Bowman, Diane Bryant Strickland, Hartwell, and Janice Bryant, Royston.
Memorials may be made to the Georgia Chapter of the American Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 2625 Cumberland Parkway, Suite 205, Atlanta, GA 30339
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

Muriel P. Angle
Mrs. Muriel P. Angle, 97, of Hoschton, died Thursday, August 28, 2003.
Born in England, Mrs. Angle was a daughter of the late Ernest Edward and Betsy Marshall Parrette.
She was a school teacher, having taught every grade before retiring as a high school teacher.
“Her love of all subjects was History and music,” said family members.
Mrs. Angle graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1928 and retired from Kirkman Vocational High School in Chattanooga, Tenn., in 1962. She was a member of the Winder First United Methodist Church and was very active in various charitable organizations. Her love for music led to her being asked to sing at many churches, weddings and funerals.
Mrs. Angle was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Angle.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 30, in Smith Memory Chapel of Smith Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Earle Fincher officiating. Burial was in the Old Mother Church Cemetery, Robbinsville, N.C.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Stan and Suzanne Angle, Hoschton; three grandchildren, Stanley Marshall Angle Jr., James Carl Angle and Richard Gordon Angle; two great-grandchildren, Lochlan Marshall Angle and Elaina Dawn Angle; and several nieces and nephews.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

Lettia Mae Strickland
Mrs. Lettia Mae Jones Strickland, 68, of Danielsville, died Sunday, August 31, 2003, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Born April 24, 1935, in Elbert County, Mrs. Strickland was a daughter of the late Harrison T. and Ezzie Victoria Hunsinger Jones.
She was a homemaker and a member of Providence Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, September 3, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Albert Vaughn and Larry Evans officiating. Burial was in the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Strickland is survived by her husband, Herman Lee Strickland, Danielsville; sons and daughters-in-law, Roy Lee and Barbara Jean Strickland and Charles Donald and Linde Strickland, all of Commerce, Ray Thomas and Linda Faye Strickland, Comer, and James Harrison Strickland, Danielsville; daughters and sons-in-law, Janie Elizabeth and Eddie Hicks, Commerce, and Vickie and Alex Troy Hand, Comer; brothers, Henry Jones and Raleigh Jones, both of Comer; sisters, Slyana Thomas, Winterville, Kathleen Dove, Elberton, Jackie Helms, Danielsville, and Barbara Shelton, Athens; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

Jimmie L. Brown
Mrs. Jimmie Lacy Brown, 56, of Commerce, died Monday, September 1, 2003, at Athens Regional Medical Center of an extended illness.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Brown was a daughter of Margaret Purcell Lacy, Commerce, and the late James Lacy.
She was employed as a cosmetologist.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 3, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Wendell Hanley and Phil Parks officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
In addition to her mother, Mrs. Brown is survived by her husband, Jesse Brown, of the home; a son, Josh Brown, Commerce; and a sister, Jayne Lackey, Ila.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

Jack R. Mathis
Jack R. Mathis, 65, of Commerce, died Monday, August 25, 2003, at his residence of an extended illness.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 28, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Donald Wilson officiating. Burial was in Howington Cemetery, Nicholson.
Survivors include a son, Danny Mathis, Cedartown; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Paul Bennett, Commerce; daughter, Donna Mathis, Cedartown; brother, John Mathis, Ila; sister, Mabel Manus, Commerce; and two grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

Terry R. Booth
Terry Ray Booth, 30, of Hull, died Wednesday, August 27, 2003.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Booth was a son of Lloyd L. and Ann Free Booth, and the husband of Tammy Shubert Booth.
Mr. Booth was employed with Booth Logging and was a member of Colbert Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Willie D. and Addie Booth and Lloyd O. and Geneva Free.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 31, at Community Baptist Church with the Rev. Phil Parks officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his wife and parents, include two daughters, Tia Booth and Tori Booth, both of Colbert; one sister, Regina Stuchell, Nicholson; and two brothers, Jimmy Booth Sr., Danielsville, and Ottis Booth, Hull.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

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Curtis A. Prickett
Curtis Arnold Prickett, 91, of Commerce, died Saturday, August 30, 2003, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, following a brief illness.
Mr. Prickett was born July 6, 1912, in Jackson County, the son of the late Hoyt and Goldie Lee Martin Prickett.
He was a graduate of the second graduating class of the Georgia State Patrol and served his country in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Prickett was later self-employed and was a member of Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason and Shriner.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, September 1, in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville, with the Revs. Jamie Prickett, Boyd Irvin, Kevin Hoffman and Henry Webb officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Prickett is survived by a sister, Francine P. Faulkner, Rutherfordton, N.C.; sister-in-law, Dot H. Prickett, Gainesville; special friends, Jake and Shirley Shubert, Gainesville; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorial Park Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

Barbara L. Kinahan
Mrs. Barbara L. Habicht Kinahan, 67, of Hillsborough, N.J., died Saturday, August 23, 2003, at her residence.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Kinahan formerly resided in Bayside, Queens and then Bound Brook before moving to Hillsborough 42 years ago. She was an administrative secretary for 15 years, having worked for Pan American Airways in Long Island City, N.Y., Roche Clinical Laboratories in Raritan, and GSA Belle Meade Depot until retiring in 1988.
Mrs. Kinahan was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints of Princeton, the Order of Eastern Star Millenium Chapter of Queens, N.Y., and the Hillsborough Senior Citizens Chapter B.
“Barbara was a special friend of St. Hubert’s Animal Shelter,” stated family members.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 27, at Branchburg Funeral Home, Branchburg, N.J. Committal was private.
Mrs. Kinahan is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, William; dear daughter, Marilee B. Kinahan, Maysville; and dear sons, Paul W., Flemington, N.J., and Carl R., Hillsborough, N.J.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Kinahan’s name to St. Hubert’s Animal Shelter, 3201 U.S. Highway 22, North Branch, NJ 08876.
Branchburg Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

Mae O. Perdue
Mrs. Mae Ommie Wilson Perdue, 93, of Gillsville, died Saturday, August 30, 2003, at BJC Nursing Home, Commerce.
Born in Madison County on July 14, 1910, Mrs. Perdue was the daughter of the late Johnnie and Lizzie Roberts Wilson. She was the wife of the late H.D. Perdue.
Mrs. Perdue was a retired potter.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Monday, September 1, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Elmer Maddox and Donald Tritt officiating. Burial was in the Gillsville Cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Archie Perdue, Gillsville; a brother, Paul Wilson, Lula; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

J.T. Parham
Japtha Thomas “J.T.” Parham, 82, of Comer, died Saturday, August 30, 2003.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Parham was a son of the late Shelby Walford and Allie Mae Rowe Parham.
He was a veteran of World War II and was a retired truck driver with Smith Trucking. Mr. Parham was a member of Vineyard Creek Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, September 1, at Vineyard Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Dewitt Waters and Dr. Larry Green officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mr. Parham’s grandsons served as pallbearers.
Mr. Parham is survived by his wife, Charlotte Parham Parham; two daughters, Diane Sargent, Comer, and Delane Jones, Commerce; one brother, Charlie Parham, Comer; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

Zackary V. Audulewicz
Zackary Victor Audulewicz, 20, of Ila, died Friday, August 29, 2003.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Audulewicz was the son of Don Victor and Kathy Phillips Audulewicz. He was employed with Aldridge on the foundation crew and was a member of Ila Baptist Church. Mr. Audulewicz had been a saved Christian since September 29, 1991, and was an avid fisherman and hunter.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, William Victor Audulewicz.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, September 1, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Revs. Albert Vaughn and Bill Hayes officiating. Burial was in the Ila Cemetery. Mathew Steed, Jason Thompson, Lee Giddens, Chris Burroughs, Jason Poss and Ryan Simmons served as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include sister and brother-in-law, Angie and Eurice Westmoreland Gaither, Commerce; nephew, Derrian Gaither; and grandparents, Sara Audulewicz and Addis and Geneva Phillips Gordy.
Memorials may be made to the Ila Cemetery Fund, or to the Relay for Life Cancer Fund.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

Roselyn L. Hunt
Mrs. Roselyn Lyle Hunt, 92, of Commerce, died Tuesday, September 2, 2003, at Family Life Enrichment Center.
Born May 1, 1911, in Jackson County, Mrs. Hunt was a daughter of the late James John and Rosalie Sims Lyle.
She was retired from Commerce Sportswear and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Commerce. Mrs. Hunt was preceded in death by her husband, Kirby N. Hunt.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 3, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Kent Cranford officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Survivors include two sons, David Hunt, Monroe, and Gerald Hunt, McDonough; one brother, Joseph Lyle, Maysville; one sister, Charlotte Crumley, Athens; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003

Elizabeth J. Waters
Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Pollard Waters, 43, of Danielsville, died Thursday, August 28, 2003, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Waters was born October 17, 1959, in Jackson County, a daughter of the late Grover and Juanta Stowe Pollard. She was a homemaker and a member of Grove Level Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 30, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. John Wood officiating. Burial was in the Nicholson Cemetery.
Mrs. Waters is survived by her husband, Wayne Waters, Danielsville; two daughters, Rebecca Fleeman, Carnesville, and Carrie Stevens, Commerce; and one sister, Jean Harkins, Danielsville.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 3, 2003


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