Madison County Obituaries...

OCTOBER 22, 2003


Kenneth Coley Sr.
Kenneth Coley Sr., 70, of Hull, died Friday, October 17, 2003.
A native of North Carolina, Mr. Coley lived in the area for the last 36 years. He was the son of the late Hoyle and Ruth Holshouser Coley.
Mr. Coley was a retired electrical contractor and a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in the Korean War and on the U.S.S. Oriskany.
He was preceded in death by a son, Greg Coley.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, October 20, in Colbert Cemetery with Chaplain Mark Fite officiating.
Mr. Coley is survived by his wife, Wanda M. Coley; three sons, Kenneth Coley Jr., Athens, David Coley, Kannapolis, N.C., and Chris Bjornlie, Hull; two daughters, Jerene Webster, China Grove, N.C., and Tracy Curlee, Athens; two sisters, Rainelle Aycock, Badin, N.C., and Joanne Mauldin, South Brunswick, N.C.; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Kidney Fund, www.AKFInc.org, (800) 638-8299.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 22, 2003

Dennis T. Daniell
Dennis Troy Daniell, 62, of Commerce, died Saturday, October 18, 2003, at his residence following an extended illness.
Born in Haralson County on September 11, 1941, Mr. Daniell was a son of the late Troy and Pauline Hannah Daniell.
He was a self-employed grading contractor and was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church, Buchanan. Mr. Daniell was also a member of Masonic Lodge #444, becoming a Master Mason in 1979, and serving as Worshipful Master from 1986-1987.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, at Union Hill Methodist Church, Buchanan, with the Rev. Ronnie Coley officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Deborah Bailey, Winder, and Wilma Jean “Sam” Daniell, Canton; two sons, Dennis Wayne Daniell, Ila, and Kevin Dwayne Daniell, Buchanan; four sisters, Cathy Anderson, Maysville, Dorothy Dyer, Danielsville, Sue Shipman, Hoschton, and Sybil Stephens, Carnesville; one brother, Ronnie Daniell Coley, Jefferson; 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 22, 2003

Austin J. Wiatrowski
Austin Jacob Wiatrowski, infant son of George Edward (Ski) and Tammi Rae Lewis Wiatrowski, Hull, died Friday, October 17, 2003.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, October 19, in the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Wayne Wills officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a brother, Randolph Whitley, Hull; sisters, Laura Whitley and Cierrah Wiatrowski, both of Hull; grandparents, Pattie Lewis, Hull, Michael Lewis, Nicholson, and Deborah Meszaros, Lumberton, N.C.; and great-grandparents, Martha Lewis, Winterville, and Jean Staley, Chester, W.Va.
Bernstein Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 22, 2003

Ruby S. Stewart
Mrs. Ruby Spratlin Stewart, 83, of Charlotte, N.C., died Saturday, October 18, 2003, at Britthaven Nursing Home.
Mrs. Stewart was born July 1, 1920, in Hull, to the late David Pope Spratlin and Lucille Williams Spratlin.
“She was first and foremost a devoted mother to her children,” said family members, “traveling with them and her U.S. Army Major, 82nd Airborne, Special Forces husband to U.S. military bases in Europe, including three years in Germany, and tours at Fort Bragg, N.C., Fort McPherson and Fort Benning.”
Mrs. Stewart was a former downtown Atlanta Rich’s Department Store beautician. She was also a “talented seamstress, a gifted gardener and a wonderful southern cook,” it was stated.
Mrs. Stewart was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Xenophon Stewart, a daughter, Cynthia Stewart Lawrence, and a son, Don Stewart.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 22, at Hull Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Janice Stewart, Charlotte, N.C.; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Paige Stewart, Charlotte, N.C.; brother and sister-in-law, Ted and Faye Spratlin, Hull; and other family members.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 22, 2003

June N. Landry
Mrs. June N. Landry, 78, of Danielsville, died Friday, October 17, 2003, at her residence.
Mrs. Landry was the daughter of the late John and Gertrude Knox Hoskins, and the wife of the late Warren Landry.
She was a homemaker and a member of Hull Baptist Church. Mrs. Landry was preceded in death by a son, Wayne Landry.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 19, at Hull Baptist Church with the Revs. Randy Crowe and David Strickland officiating. Burial was in Danielsville Memorial Gardens.
Opey Tarver, Brian Frederick, Wiley Frederick Jr., Nathan Books, Jeff Day and Bill Vickers Jr. served as pallbearers.
Survivors include four daughters, Marion DuBose, Danielsville, Katherine Reese, Colbert, Margaret Johnson, Texas, and Irene Frederick, Hull; one brother, Louis Hoskins, Maine; 17 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 22, 2003

Linda E. Rowland
Mrs. Linda Elaine Compton Rowland, 56, of Comer, died Monday, October 20, 2003.
Mrs. Rowland was a daughter of Thelma Hope Compton and the late James David Compton. She was preceded in death by a brother, James Milton Compton.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, at Collier Baptist Church, Comer, with the Revs. Terry Smith, James Creason and Richard Coppage officiating. Burial was in the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Michael Wynn, Jason Wynn, Derrick Compton, Robert Compton, Johnny Johnson and Charlie Compton served as pallbearers.
In addition to her mother, survivors include a son, James David Rowland, daughter-in-law, Aimee, granddaughter, Lauren, and grandson, Nicholas, China Grove, N.C.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Carolyn and Charles Adams, Hull, Edith and Kenneth Munday, Kannapolis, N.C., and Patricia Horne and Kathy and W.T. Wynn, all of Comer; brothers and sisters-in-law, Emmett and Debbie Compton, Hull, and Al and Ellen Compton and Kelvin and Wanda Compton, all of Comer; 12 nieces and nephews and one great-nephew.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 22, 2003

Nellie Parham
Mrs. Nellie Parham, 82, of the Comer Health Care Center in Comer, died Thursday, October 16, 2003, at Cobb Memorial Hospital in Royston.
Mrs. Parham was born in Madison County on August 3, 1921, a daughter of the late Leonard and Elizabeth Brown Hardeman.
She was a homemaker and a member of New Hope Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Parham was preceded in death by her husband, Ray O’Dell Parham, three brothers and one sister.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 18, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Dayton Logan and Calvin Coile officiating. Burial was in the New Hope Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, G.H. and Anna McGinnis, Robert Lee and Cleta McGinnis, Tate, and Larry and Frances McGinnis, Danielsville; daughter and son-in-law, Frances and Billy Kidd, Comer; grandchildren, Tim Kidd, Steve, Laura, Angie, Richard, Chris, Eric and Bob Jr. McGinnis; five great-grandchildren; and sister, Suelene Johnson, Carlton.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 22, 2003

Barbara Ann Hilley
Mrs. Barbara Ann Lee Hilley, 53, of Royston, died Friday, October 17, 2003, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Hilley was born in Franklin County on February 19, 1949. She was a daughter of Bennie Frank Lee, Bowersville, and the late Minnie Harris Lee.
She was a homemaker and a member of Bible Baptist Church. Mrs. Hilley was preceded in death by two brothers, Eddie Lee and Randy Lee.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, October 20, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, with the Rev. Dan Bailey officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery, Royston.
In addition to her father, Mrs. Hilley is survived by her husband, George (Buddy) Hilley, Dewy Rose; son, Gary Preston Hilley, Tennessee; brother, Thomas Lee, Alabama; sisters, Judy Lee, Bowersville, and Debbie Bruce, Hartwell; and two grandchildren.
Pruitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 22, 2003

Ellis P. Nash
Ellis Paul Nash, 88, of Danielsville, died Sunday, October 19, 2003, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Athens.
A longtime resident of Madison County, Mr. Nash was the son of the late Robert and Minnie Benton Nash.
He was a self-employed farmer and carpenter and of the Christian faith.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 21, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Dayton Logan officiating. Burial was in the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.
Wesley Nash, Derrold Nash, John H. Tolbert Jr., Ryan Benton, Tony Mattox and Eric Mattox served as pallbearers.
Mr. Nash is survived by his wife, Minnie Hazel Mattox Nash; one daughter, Melissa Jones, Nicholson; one step-son, Randy Noland, Danielsville; and seven grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 22, 2003

Rose V. Mann
Mrs. Rose Virginia Mann, of Hull, died Friday, October 17, 2003.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Mann was the daughter of the late James O. and Bessie Loraine Thurmond Cooper.
She was retired from Superior Pants Company and was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 19, in the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Jack Lindsey officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Tommy and Jane Mann, Hull; granddaughter, Emily Mann, Hull; brothers, Willie Ed Cooper, Colbert, Jerry T. Cooper, Hull, and Jimmy Cooper, Danielsville; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Bernstein Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 22, 2003



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