Madison County Obituaries...

SEPTEMBER 17, 2003


Lynn Hollis
Ms. Lynn Hollis, 45, of Comer, died Wednesday, September 10, 2003.
Born November 29, 1957, in Columbus, Ms. Hollis was a daughter of the late Gene Price, Chattanooga, Tenn., and the late Betty Jean Gordon, Commerce.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, September 11, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Murray Brett and Russell Cash officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include three sons, Gene Johnson, Commerce, Curtis Noe, Nicholson, and Joseph Hollis, Comer; daughter, Christy Noe, Nicholson; step-father, Ray Socha, Bogart; sister, Carol Hargrove, Comer; five grandchildren and several nieces and a nephew.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

Betty Ann Haggard
Mrs. Betty Ann Evans Haggard, 69, of Danielsville, died Wednesday, September 10, 2003, at her residence.
Born January 24, 1934, in Jackson County, Mrs. Haggard was a daughter of the late George Roy and Lillie Mae Smith Evans.
She was a retired bookkeeper and a member of Blacks Creek Baptist Church. Mrs. Haggard was preceded in death by three brothers, Joe Evans, Thomas Evans and Wyman Evans.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 13, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with the Revs. Bill Carpenter, Douglas Duncan and Wendall Hanley officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include three sons, Keith Haggard and Terry Haggard, both of Danielsville, and Randy Haggard, Colbert; one daughter, Cheryl Ayers, Danielsville; two sisters, Thelma Haggard, Danielsville, and Sara Morgan, Commerce; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

Donnie Brown
Donnie William James Brown, infant son of Don and Brenda Brown, Danielsville, died Saturday, September 13, 2003.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, September 15, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Mike Hudman officiating.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

Wood C. Campbell
Wood C. Campbell, 67, of Colbert, an award-winning architect and strong conservationist who made major contributions to the Athens Community, died Sunday, September 14, 2003, at home on his beloved Woodlake near Colbert after a long struggle with lung cancer.
Co-winner of a 1991 Community Revitalization Award for contributions to the Athens landscape, Mr. Campbell also won awards for the design of Timothy and Winterville Elementary schools and for the Earth Shelter addition at Barnett Shoals Elementary School.
“Among the many other structures that he meticulously and creatively designed,” said family members “he was proudest of the Athens Community Council on Aging, Athens First Bank and Trust (Jefferson Road), Bishop Park Recreation Building, Boys Club of Athens, Cedar Shoals Stadium, Smith-Boley Office Building (Athens) and the Executive Park Motel Tower (Atlanta).”
“The belief that ‘We do not have domination over this earth, but stewardship’ was manifested in a professional integrity that was linked to the conservancy of this earth,” family members added. “The personal importance of earth and life to him is reflected in his Woodlake development, where he continued to plan and supervise.”
Mr. Campbell was born April 8, 1936, in Montgomery, Ala., the son of W.C. Campbell and Cora Harris Campbell. He graduated from Talladega (AL) High School and from Auburn University, with a degree in architecture. A member of the American Institute of Architects, Mr. Campbell worked as an architect for 33 years, first at Sterling Wilhoit, and then primarily in private practice in the Athens area, spending the final two years of his career with the University of Georgia Office of University Architects.
He was preceded in death by a son, Brian Carson Campbell, his father, W.C. Campbell, and a brother, Gerald Campbell.
A memorial service will be held at the residence, 591 Johnny McElroy Road, Colbert, at 4 p.m. Sunday, September 21, with Dr. Franklin Duncan officiating.
Survivors include his wife of 19 years, Cindy Darden, Colbert; daughter, Lecia (Correll) Dillard, and grandson, Jack Dillard, Buford; guardian daughter, Angela Benton, Athens; mother, Cora H. Campbell, Bogart, formerly of Talladega, Ala.; niece, Johanna Campbell, nephew, Mark Campbell, and sister-in-law, Marie Campbell, Hueytown, Ala.; father-in-law, Harold Darden, and sister-in-law, Mimi Darden, Athens.
Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to The Nature Conservancy, 4245 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22066. Mark contributions for “Wood C. Campbell, International Conservation”.
The family was to have received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, at Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

Doug Cherry
Lane Douglas “Doug” Cherry, 46, of Hull, died Wednesday, September 10, 2003.
Mr. Cherry was a son of Serena M. Cherry, Hull, and the late Clarence E. Cherry. He was a grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. R.G. Martin, Athens, and T.J. Cherry, Macon.
Mr. Cherry finished school in Athens and attended Toccoa Falls College. He was owner of Cherry’s Quality Tree Service.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 14, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, with the Rev. Barry Black officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a daughter and son-in-law, Janis and Buddy Dailey, and granddaughter, Brooklyn Dailey, Toccoa; son, Donnie Cherry, Michigan; sister, Bonnie Cherry Majka, Hull; brothers, David Martin Cherry, Athens, and Wayne Dennis (Cotton) Cherry, Colbert; two nephews, three nieces and two great-nephews.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

Allie C. Dudley
Mrs. Allie Carey Dudley, of Danielsville, died Sunday, September 14, 2003.
Mrs. Dudley was born in Madison County on May 20, 1907, a daughter of the late S.M. and Era Fitts Carey.
She was a homemaker and a member of Jones Chapel United Methodist Church, and a member of the WMU. Mrs. Dudley was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley Boyd Dudley, a son, Calvin Dudley, a daughter, Vivian Inez Dudley, and a grandson, Steve Dudley.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, September 17, at Jones Chapel United Methodist Church with the Revs. Jason Danuser, Tim Peek and Ray Jenkins officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mrs. Dudley’s grandsons served as pallbearers.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Gail Dudley, Danielsville; daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Frank Pearson, Danielsville; daughter, Cathy Dudley, Danielsville; brothers, Buford Carey, Ila, and Billy Carey, Ford Carey and John L. Carey, all of Danielsville; sisters, Hester Sartain, Gladell Sexton, Ethel Sexton, Cornelia Ginn, Roberta Dove and Stuart Kirk, all of Danielsville, and Annie Mae Smith, Hull; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

Flora H. Williams
Mrs. Flora Hattie Williams, 80, of Colbert, died Sunday, September 14, 2003.
Funeral services were held at noon Wednesday, September 17, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville. Burial was in the Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Martha McCarty, Colbert, Frieda Williams, Crawford, and Elise Bowen, Hull; three sons, Thomas Williams and James Williams, both of Danielsville, and Denny Williams, Athens; 19 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

Charlotte G. Booth
Mrs. Charlotte Graham Booth, 86, of Comer, died Tuesday, September 9, 2003.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Booth was a daughter of the late James Pope and Addie Johnson Graham. She was the wife of the late Alfred Booth.
Mrs. Booth was a homemaker and a charter member of Colliers Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Thursday, September 11, at Colliers Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Coppage officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Byron Booth, Comer; a sister, Mildred Payne, Dahlonega; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 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, conducted by Donnie Jordan, was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 13, at Little Country Church.
Mr. Jordan is survived by his wife, Diana Jordan; and five sons, Gerald Jordan and Waymon Jordan, Watkinsville, Larry Jordan, Danielsville, Bobby Jordan, Athens, and Shawn Jordan, Commerce; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Health Care, P.O. Box 6588, Athens, GA 30604.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

Steven W. Thomas
Steven Wayne Thomas, 43, of Comer, died Thursday, September 11, 2003.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Thomas was a son of Fred Alfred and Darlene Parham Thomas.
Mr. Thomas was self-employed and was a member of Meadow Baptist Church.
Graveside funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 14, in the Meadow Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Johnny Stowe and the Rev. Mike Sarna officiating.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Thomas is survived by his wife, Wanda Fitzpatrick Thomas; a step-daughter, Jessica Pardue, Comer; sisters, Gayle Adams, Hartwell, and Felisha Fitzpatrick, Comer; brother, Daniel I. Thomas, Comer; nephew, John Adams; and nieces, Jamie McGee and Adrienne Fitzpatrick.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

Kathleen Maxwell
Mrs. Grace Kathleen (Bertie) Brown Maxwell, 76, of Canon, died Sunday, September 14, 2003, at Cobb Memorial Hospital in Royston.
Mrs. Maxwell was born in Hart County on November 2, 1926, a daughter of the late Thomas Plumer and Grace O’Neil Moore Brown.
She was employed as a bookkeeper for Harbin Lumber Company for 35 years and was a member of Macedonia United Methodist Church in Canon. Mrs. Maxwell was preceded in death by her husband, William “Clyde” Maxwell, and a sister, Bonnie Segars.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 17, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Don Nestor officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Stanley Clyde Maxwell, Pelion, S.C.; daughters, Deborah Bennett, Canon, and Jill Pearman, Windsor, S.C.; brothers, Edwin Brown, Colbert, Eugene Brown, Winterville, William Brown, Gaston, S.C., and Jimmy M. Brown and O’Neil Brown, both of Royston; sisters, Doris Rice, Franklin Springs, and Sandra Lunsford, Canon; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Greenville South Carolina Office, 154 Milestone Way, Greenville, SC 29615.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

Annie Mae Evans
Mrs. Annie Mae Evans, 89, a longtime resident of Colbert, died Wednesday, September 10, 2003, after a brief illness at St. Mary’s Hospital, Athens.
Mrs. Evans was a homemaker and a 20-year Hospital Auxiliary Volunteer with St. Mary’s Hospital. She also served four years as a representative for the Silver Haired Legislature.
Mrs. Evans was preceded in death by her beloved husband, James R. Evans, her parents, Early and Lillie Herring, a sister, Mozell Hix, two brothers, Grady and Roy Herring, and a niece, Barbara Ann Meadow.
Survivors include a sister, Lillie Belle Minick, Prosperity, S.C.; nieces, Janet Johnson, Brandon, Fla., Mary Jane Bedenbaugh, Columbia, S.C., and Harriet Carman, St. Louis, Ill.; nephews, John Minick Jr., Columbia, S.C., Jack Hix, Clearfield, Utah, and Gary Herring, Rick Herring and Roy Herring, all of Niceville, Fla.; and many great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.
As requested by Mrs. Evans, there will be no funeral or memorial services.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

Jerrell Gable
Jerrell Gable, 51, of Canon, died Friday, September 12, 2003, at Cobb Memorial Hospital in Royston.
Born in Franklin County on July 2, 1952, Mr. Gable was a son of Geneva Sewell, Canon, and the late George Gable Jr.
He was employed in the textile industry and was a member of Double Branches Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and Sunday School Clerk. Mr. Gable was also a member of the Woodmen of the World.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, September 14, at Double Branches Baptist Church with the Revs. Jimmy Maness and Harold Millsap officiating. Burial was in Franklin Memorial Gardens, North.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Gable is survived by two brothers, Merrell Gable and Doug Gable, both of Canon; and one sister, Peggy Gable, Danielsville.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

Nelson Shubert
Cecil Nelson Shubert, 58, of Colbert, died Saturday, September 13, 2003.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Shubert was a son of the late Olan T. Shubert and Lunice Franklin Owensby.
He was owner of Shubert’s Construction Company and was a member of Colbert Baptist Church. Mr. Shubert was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, September 15, at Colbert Baptist Church with the Revs. Don Fuller and Ervin Goss officiating. Burial was in the Colbert Cemetery. Chris Shubert, Eddie McCarty, Jason Crawford, Scott Bishop, Mark Connally and Trent Hillsman served as pallbearers.
Mr. Shubert is survived by his wife, Annette Shubert; sons and daughters-in-law, Tony and Lisa Shubert and Tim and Angie Shubert, all of Colbert; daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Steve Allen, Colbert; daughter, Tammy Booth, Colbert; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Wayne Towers, Colbert; brothers and sisters-in-law, Steve and Sandra Shubert and Terry and Toni Owensby, all of Watkinsville; 14 grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to United Hospice, 700 E. Enota Street, Suite 202, Gainesville, GA 30501.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

Blanche W. Fowler
Mrs. Blanche Watson Fowler, 75, of Danielsville, died Monday, September 15, 2003, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Fowler was born in Madison County on February 9, 1928, a daughter of the late Samuel Lee Watson Sr. and the late Lealer Gaddis Watson.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Evangelical Methodist Church. Mrs. Fowler was preceded in death by her husband, William C. (Dub) Fowler, a daughter, Tammie Dawn Fowler, two brothers, Guy Watson and Lee (Doc) Watson, and four sisters, Annie Carey, Ruth Phillips, Mamie Davis and Ina Beard.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 18, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Billy Frank Carey and Dennis Kesler officiating. Burial will be in Danielsville Memorial Gardens. Sam Walls, Byron Lipe, Byron Sexton, David Carey, Randy Watson and Jeff Rice will serve as pallbearers.
Survivors include a son, Tim T. Fowler, Danielsville; sisters, Dossie Adams, Ila, Montie Johnson, Sarasota, Fla., Henrietta Kinney, Kannapolis, N.C., and Edna Ruth McClure, Easley, S.C.; and three grandchildren.
The family is at the home of Terry Walls, 31 John Beard Road, Danielsville, GA 30633, and was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

Nancy C. Patton
Mrs. Nancy Conley Patton, 51, of Comer, died Tuesday, September 16, 2003.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Patton was the daughter of Jeanette Jones and the late Bobby Conley, and the step-daughter of Buddy Jones.
She was a homemaker, had taught Sunday School and was a member of Meadow Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, September 18, at Meadow Baptist Church with the Revs. Mike Sarna, Randy Crowe and Gene Todd officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Jacky Jones, Steve Garrett, Charles Booth, Bruce Cooper, Darrell Johnson and Mike Porterfield will serve as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to her mother and step-father, include her husband, Mike Patton; three children, Jill C. Patton, Julie Sartor and Jonathan Patton, all of Comer; four brothers, Robert J. Conley, Randy Jones and Kenny Jones, all of Hull, and John Conley, Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Jackie Conley Wilson, Gainesville, and Debbie Vaughn, Watkinsville; and one grandchild, Coleman Patton, Comer.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to the Meadow Baptist Church Cemetery Fund or Building Fund.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003

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; step-son, Bobby Duncan, 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 Madison County Journal, September 17, 2003


 mainstreetnews.com
MainStreet Newspapers, Inc.
PO Box 908, 33 Lee Street, Jefferson, Georgia 30549
Telephone: (706) 367-5233 Fax: (706) 367-8056
NEWS / ADVERTISING / PRINTING

® Copyright 2002 MainStreet Newspapers, Inc. All rights reserved.
Copyright / Terms / Privacy

Home / Job Market / Real Estate / Automotive / Classifieds
News from Jackson / News from Madison / News from Banks / Sports
Jackson Community / Banks Community / Madison Community

Archives / Advertising / Printing / History / Links / Search Site
Send a Letter / Subscribe / Place a Classified Ad / Online Rates