Jackson County Obituaries...

SEPTEMBER 10, 2003

Sandra L. Morgan
Mrs. Sandra Louise Morgan, 58, of Maysville, died Wednesday, September 3, 2003, at North-east Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, following an extended illness.
Mrs. Morgan was a daughter of the late Julian Howser and the late Norma Alexander Howser. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred C. Morgan, and two daughters, Shelly and Rita Williams.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, September 5, at Temple Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Johnson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Howard and Crystal Williams, Carnesville; son, Mark Williams, Maysville; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Bruce Lee, Commerce; daughter, Darci Lynn Williams, Gainesville; brother, Wayne Howser, Gainesville; sisters, Margie Phagan, Homer, Linda Emmett, Oakwood, and Angeline Garner, Gainesville; five granddaughters, Candace Wooten, Casie Wooten, Paige Williams, Haley Williams and Briann Lee; and three grandsons, Bruce Lee Jr., Daniel Lee and Cody Cromer.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 10, 2003

Rodjel Sims
Rodjel Sims, 76, of Marietta, died Monday, September 8, 2003.
Born in Jackson County on July 7, 1927, Mr. Sims was a son of the late Carlton and Cora Whitlock Sims.
A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Sims served in the Korean Conflict, and was retired from Lockheed. He was of the Baptist denomination.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 10, in the Apple Valley Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Stuart Lang officiating.
Mr. Sims is survived by his wife, Edith Merk Sims, Marietta; a son, Nolan Sims, Douglasville; and a brother, Elton Sims, Buchanan.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 10, 2003

Lonie Mae Williams
Mrs. Lonie Mae Smallwood Williams, 89, of Commerce, died Saturday, September 6, 2003, at BJC Nursing Home, Commerce.
Mrs. Williams was born February 6, 1914, in Jackson County. She was the daughter of the late T.P. and Drucilla Gipson Smallwood.
Mrs. Williams was a homemaker and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Weldon L. Williams Sr.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Monday, September 8, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Henry Webb officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include a son, Buster Williams, Commerce; daughters, Joyce Eubanks, Barbara Patterson and JoAnne Sailors, all of Commerce; brother and sister-in-law, Tom B. and Oneida Smallwood, Commerce; eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, six step-great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 10, 2003

Jeanie S. Kyte
Mrs. Jeanie Stewart Kyte, 50, of Jefferson, died Wednesday, September 3, 2003, at her residence following an extended illness.
A native of Barrow County, Mrs. Kyte was a daughter of the late Bruce and Jeanie Whitlock Stewart.
She was a teacher at Hope Christian Academy and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, September 5, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Larry Youngblood and James Williams officiating. Burial was in the Rose Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Kyte is survived by her husband, Dean Kyte, Jefferson; sister, Emily McClain, Florida; three nieces, Diana Green, Sara Littlejohn and April Youngblood; and three nephews, Andrew Littlejohn, Mark Kyte and James Kyte.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 10, 2003

A. Sidney Camp Jr.
A. Sidney Camp Jr., 75, died Monday, September 1, 2003, at the Georgia War Veterans Home in Milledgeville.
Mr. Camp was born January 15, 1928, in Coweta County to U.S. Congressman A. Sidney Camp and Sarah Farmer Camp.
He was a graduate of Emory University and a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. He was a retired C.P.A.
A resident of Commerce for over 40 years, Mr. Camp was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Commerce.
Graveside services were held Friday, September 5, in Oak Hill Cemetery with the Revs. Chip Strickland and Bobby Stephens officiating.
Mr. Camp is survived by his wife of over 51 years, Florence Stephens Camp; sons, A.S. (Sid) Camp III, Powder Springs, Stephen L. (Steve) Camp, Marietta, John Farmer (Jack) Camp, Acworth, and Ed S. Camp, Newnan; daughters, Florence C. Allen, Macon, Sarah K. Reinkoester, Katy, Texas, and Mollie F. Camp, Brussels, Belgium; sister, Dr. Mollie Camp Davis, Charlotte, N.C.; and eight grandchildren.
Donations may be made to the United Methodist Children’s Home.
Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 10, 2003

Kelley L. Harmon
Kelley L. Harmon, 37, of Hoschton, died Monday, September 8, 2003.
Born in Plant City, Fla., Mr. Harmon was a son of Norma Jean Harmon, Plant City, Fla., and the late Ivan Warren Harmon.
He was employed as a project manager for Crane Professional Services. Mr. Harmon was preceded in death by a brother, Ivan Warren Harmon Jr.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 11, at Winder First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Terry Tippens officiating.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Harmon is survived by his wife, Mrs. Tina H. Harmon, Hoschton; two sons, Matthew and Mark Harmon, Hoschton; two brothers, Roger Harmon, Plant City, Fla., and Scott Harmon, Memphis, Tenn.; and one sister, Gloria Jean LaBrone, Plant City, Fla.
Memorials may be made to the Kelley Harmon Memorial Fund for the Matthew or Mark Harmon Scholarship Fund, c/o Bank of America, 1310 Atlanta Hwy., Auburn, GA 30011.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 10, 2003

Ted Cook
Ted Cook, 78, of Pendergrass, died Tuesday, September 9, 2003, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.
Mr. Cook was born November 17, 1924, in Hall County. He was a son of the late Herman and Montine Gee Cook.
Mr. Cook was a farmer and had worked in the shipping department of McEver Packing Co. and Wayne Farms. He was a member of Mountain Creek Baptist Church, Pendergrass, where he served as a deacon, and was a member of Masonic Lodge #748.
Mr. Cook was preceded in death by a sister, Hazel Tate.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, September 11, at Mountain Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Jeff Langley, Stan Hopwood and James McNeal officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Thomas Buffington, Joe Cook, Michael Cook, Lloyd Craven, Pat Fletcher and Kirk Jackson will serve as pallbearers.
Mr. Cook is survived by his wife, Virginia Irene Payne Cook, Pendergrass; daughters and sons-in-law, Jackie and James Buffington and Debbie and David Jackson, all of Pendergrass; son, Ronnie Cook, Pendergrass; sister, Dot Dean, Eatonton; brother, Bill Cook, Pendergrass; and three grandchildren, Kirk Jackson, Thomas Buffington and Kathy Buffington.
Memorials may be made to Mountain Creek Baptist Church, 1116 Mountain Creek Road, Pendergrass, GA 30567.
The family was to have received friends from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson. The body will lie in state from 12:30 until 1 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 10, 2003

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Mary A. Duncan
Mrs. Mary Alene Duncan, 60, of Commerce, died Monday, September 8, 2003.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Duncan was a daughter of the late James Ralph Haynes and Reba Marion Sears Haynes.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, September 10, at The River of Life Worship Center, Nicholson, with the Revs. Howard Rhodes and Bosie Green officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Mrs. Duncan is survived by her husband, Arthur Duncan, Commerce; daughter, Michelle Harrison, Commerce; step-daughters, Mary Jane Ledford, Ila, and Connie Swain, Commerce; brother, Mickey Haynes, Commerce; sisters, Grace Crump, Wilma Cook and Ann Hill, Commerce, and Brenda Smith, Baldwin; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 10, 2003

Ethel Frasier
Mrs. Ethel Frasier, 84, of Braselton, died Thursday, September 4, 2003, at her residence following an extended illness.
A former resident of Buford, Mrs. Frasier was born in Ball Ground to the late Virgil and Mollie Garmon. She was the wife of the late Haskell B. Frasier, and was preceded in death by two daughters, Laural Savage and Nell Shuford.
Mrs. Frasier was a member of Macedonia Community Church.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Saturday, September 6, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with Dr. Leroy Cooper officiating. Burial was in the Chattahoochee Baptist Church Cemetery, Marietta.
Survivors include children, Catherine Taylor, Winder, Ellene Savage, Braselton, Vera Alewine, Royston, Edward Staton, Alpharetta, Earl C. Staton, Stockbridge, and Bobby Staton, Acworth; sister, Lucille Duran, Alpharetta; brother, James Garmon, Chamblee; 25 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 10, 2003

Major J. Jordan
Major J. Jordan, 78, of Commerce, died Monday, September 8, 2003.
Mr. Jordan was born in Franklin County, the son of the late Major W. Jordan and Julie Bryant Jordan.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 13, at Little Country Church.
Mr. Jordan is survived by his wife, Diane Jordan; and five sons, Gerald Jordan and Waymon Jordan, Watkinsville, Larry Jordan, Danielsville, Bobby Jordan, Athens, and Shawn Jordan, Commerce.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Health Care, P.O. Box 6588, Athens, GA 30604.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 10, 2003

Mary J. Flint
Mrs. Mary Jane Appleby Flint, 81, of St. Simons Island, died Monday, September 1, 2003, in Briar Center on St. Simons Island.
A native of Elberton, Mrs. Flint was a former resident of Athens and had been a resident of St. Simons Island for 20 years. She attended public schools in Jefferson and Winder and earned her Bachelor’s degree from Piedmont College in Demorest. She earned her Master’s degree from the University of Georgia and her PhD from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
Mrs. Flint taught at Jefferson High School and at the University of Georgia for 40 years, retiring in 1982. She then spent six years lecturing for Mercer University.
She is survived by a sister, Margaret McCormick, Richmond Hill; a brother, Henry M. Appleby, Tampa, Fla.; a step-daughter, Cynthia H. Flint, Thousand Oaks, Calif.; and two step-grandchildren.
No funeral services were scheduled.
Edo Miller & Sons Funeral Home, Brunswick, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 10, 2003

Marietta Crocker
Miss Marietta Crocker, 84, of Commerce, died Friday, Septem-ber 5, 2003, at Athens Regional Medical Center of an extended illness.
Miss Crocker was a daughter of the late Joseph Dillard Crocker and Anner Webb.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 7, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. David Harbin officiating. Burial was in the Rock Springs Church Cemetery.
Miss Crocker is survived by two sisters, Gladys Marlowe and Alice Martin, Commerce; and several nieces and nephews.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 10, 2003

Vickie Hopkins
Mrs. Vickie Hopkins, 43, of Jefferson, died Wednesday, September 3, 2003, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, following an extended illness.
Mrs. Hopkins was born in Gwinnett County. She was employed with R&R Manufacturing Company and was a member of A Call To Salvation Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 6, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Arlene Smith and Hal McElhannon officiating. Burial was in the Alcovy Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Hopkins is survived by her husband, Jeff Hopkins, Jefferson; three daughters, Julie Daniels and Katie Hopkins, both of Jefferson, and Janet Simpson, Winder; one son, Derek Hopkins, Jefferson; mother, Jeanette Lovern, Bethlehem; father and step-mother, Ronald and Pat Landress, Blue Ridge; two sisters, Wanda Whitmore, Jefferson, and Lisa Courret, Conyers; three brothers, Dennis Landress, Winder, Ricky Landress, Blue Ridge, and Billy Landress, Gainesville; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to A Call To Salvation Church, 4077 Winder Highway, Jefferson, GA 30549, or to The Family, 1441 Creek Nation Road, Jefferson, GA 30549.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 10, 2003


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