Madison County Obituaries...

DECEMBER 10, 2003


Eula Mae Miller
Mrs. Eula Mae Brown Miller, 74, of Danielsville, died Thursday, December 4, 2003, at Cobb Memorial Hospital in Royston.
Mrs. Miller was born in Shelby, Ala., on October 30, 1929. She was a daughter of the late Jess and Molly Simmons Brown.
Mrs. Miller worked as a poultry farmer and was an active member of Bethel M. Baptist Church, where she previously served as a Sunday School teacher and as Church Secretary.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Miller, a great-grandson, Austin Miller, and a brother, Herbert Brown.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 6, at Bethel M. Baptist Church with the Revs. Mike Sarna and Kenneth Segars officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Jeff Dalton, Herschel Dalton, Ralph House, Randy Watson and Billy Bell served as pallbearers.
Survivors include two sons, Ed Miller, Comer, and David Miller, Danielsville; three brothers, Pete Brown, Danielsville, Billy Brown, Sumter, S.C., and Henry Brown, Colbert; two sisters, Eva Ruff, Ninety-Six, S.C., and Hilda Heaton, Danielsville; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 10, 2003

Mary Ann Bond
Mrs. Mary Ann Pearson Bond, 61, of Athens, died Friday, December 5, 2003, at her residence of an extended illness.
Mrs. Bond was the daughter of Thelma Louise Roberts Pearson, Athens, and the late Robert Elco Pearson.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 7, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Revs. Hulon Hill and Johnny Ray officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park, Athens. Thomas Pearson, Michael Pearson, Charles Pearson, Shane Pearson, Tommy Patton and Brian Patton served as pallbearers.
In addition to her mother, Mrs. Bond is survived by her husband, Terry Bond, Athens; four sons, Robert Puckett Jr. and John A. Puckett, both of Athens, William Puckett, Jefferson, and Shane Pearson, Birmingham, Ala.; one daughter, Jessie Pearson, Athens; four brothers, Wayne Pearson and David Pearson, both of Athens, James Pearson, North Carolina, and Billy Pearson, Danielsville; and three grandchildren.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 10, 2003

Angela D. Colquitt
Miss Angela Diane Colquitt, 40, of Virginia Beach, Va., died Friday, December 5, 2003.
Miss Colquitt was a native of Clarke County. She worked in the shipping and receiving department with Durden Enterprises of Auburn.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 9, at Joy Baptist Church with the Rev. Barry Black officiating. Burial was in the Comer Cemetery. John Colquitt, Michael Colquitt, Chris Krause, Von Anderson, Malcolm Fauber and Derrick Noah served as pallbearers.
Survivors include her father, Tom Colquitt; her mother and step-father, Callie Merrylee Anderson Krause and John Krause; five brothers, John Colquitt, Winterville, Chris Krause, Hull, John Krause Jr., Newnan, Michael Colquitt, Pennsylvania, and Andrew Krause, North Carolina; and two sisters, Dawn Noah, Douglasville, and Christine Evans, Pennsylvania.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 10, 2003

James ‘Spud’ Palmer
James Rogers “Spud” Palmer, 79, of Nicholson, a United States Navy veteran of World War II, died Thursday, December 4, 2003, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Born November 3, 1924, in Jackson County, Mr. Palmer was a son of the late James Frank and Clara Belle Howington Palmer.
He was a retired construction worker and a member of Nicholson Congregational Holiness Church.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 6, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Howard Rhodes and Marty Smith officiating. Burial was in the Nicholson Cemetery.
Mr. Palmer is survived by his wife, Frances Clark Palmer, Nicholson; son, James R. Palmer Jr., Nicholson; brother, Harry Palmer, Watkinsville; sisters, Dorothy Bulla, Frances Haggard, Eloise Miller and Nell Shope, all of Nicholson, and Ethelyn Waters, Louisville, Ky.; and a granddaughter, Jamie Palmer, Nicholson.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 10, 2003

Irene Green
Mrs. Irene Glenn Green, 76, a longtime resident of Carnesville, died Friday, December 5, 2003, at the Brown Convalescent Center in Royston.
Born August 27, 1927, in Franklin County, Mrs. Green was a daughter of the late Walter Bartow and Sally Fannie Vickery Glenn.
She was a homemaker and a member of Bold Springs United Methodist Church. Mrs. Green was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph Andrew Glenn and Walter Pierce Glenn.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 13, in B.D. Ginn Memorial Chapel of Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, with the Revs. Stephen Horne and Harvey Boyd officiating.
Mrs. Green is survived by a sister, Lennie Glenn Sessler, Alhambra, Calif.; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
The family will receive friends 10 a.m. until the service hour Saturday at the funeral home.
Ginn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 10, 2003

Herpao C. Yang
Herpao C. Yang, 46, of Commerce, died Tuesday, December 2, 2003, at Grady Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Yang was born July 15, 1957, in Loas, a son of the late Seu Yang and Kao Her Yang.
He was a mechanical engineer with the United States Postal Service and was a member of Hmong Christian Alliance. Mr. Yang was also president of the Asian Community Service.
Funeral services will be held from noon until 2 p.m. Sunday, December 14, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with XF Wang Chue Yang officiating. Burial will be in Georgia Memorial Park, Marietta.
Mr. Yang is survived by his wife, Phoua V. Yang, Commerce; son and daughter-in-law, Rocky and Shee Yang, Commerce; son, John Yang, Commerce; daughters, Nancy Yang, Arlene Yang and Hillary Yang, all of Commerce; sister and brother-in-law, Txia and Gelee Lee, Des Moines, Iowa; brothers, Seng Yang, Fresno, Calif., Shoua Yang, Des Moines, Iowa, and Sou Yang, Jefferson; and grandchildren, Allen Michael Yang, Alexander Yang, Mark Anthony Yang and Faye Yang.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 10, 2003

Cecil Lunsford
Cecil Thomas Lunsford, 64, of Nicholson, died Sunday, December 7, 2003, at Hill Haven Nursing Center in Commerce.
Born December 10, 1938, in Franklin County, Mr. Lunsford was a son of the late Lonnie and Annie Mae Hill McCollum Lunsford.
He was employed as a general manager for 41 years with the Varsity Restaurants in Atlanta and Athens.
Mr. Lunsford is survived by three brothers, Ernest and Jerry Lunsford, Carnesville, and Donald Lunsford, Greenwood, S.C.; two sisters, Faye Brown, Franklin Springs, and Mae Brown, Elberton; half-brother, Herman Lunsford, Jacksonville, Fla.; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Lunsford was cremated. No funeral services will be held.
Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 10, 2003

Mary P. Farmer
Mrs. Mary Irene (Aunt Bay) Pittman Farmer, of Nicholson, died Monday, December 8, 2003, after an extended illness.
Mrs. Farmer was born December 4, 1912, in Jackson County. She retired from Thomas Textile and was a member of Antioch United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Farmer was the last surviving child of the late Marion B. and Mary Stephens Pittman. She was preceded in death by 15 siblings.
Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 10, in the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Richard Cathy officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Larry Pittman, Billy Pittman, Greg Pittman, Brandon Pittman, Jerry Childs and Larry Farmer served as pallbearers.
Mrs. Farmer is survived by her husband of 61 years, T. Crawford Farmer; and was beloved by a large number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Antioch United Methodist Church Building Fund, c/o Gene Tolbert, 490 Tolbert Trail, Nicholson, GA 30565.
Bernstein Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 10, 2003

Trav T. Stovall
Trav Thomas Stovall, 91, of Lavonia, the Gumlog Community, died Tuesday, December 9, 2003, at Hill Haven Nursing Home, Commerce.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 10, in the chapel of Hamby Funeral Home. Burial was in the New Franklin Christian Church Cemetery.
Mr. Stovall is survived by his wife, Emily Watts Stovall; two sons, Wesley Trav Stovall and Dwight Watts Stovall, both of Lavonia; one sister, Agatha Stovall, Comer; one grandson and two step-grandchildren.
Hamby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 10, 2003

Naomi
‘Jimmie’ Waters
Mrs. Naomi “Jimmie” Archer Waters, 84, of Athens, died Sunday, December 7, 2003.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Waters was a daughter of the late Edward E. and Anna Lou Oliver Archer.
She was connected with Davidson Department Stores for a number of years and was of the Methodist denomination.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 9, in the Redstone United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Dayton Logan officiating.
Survivors include two sons, Terry L. Waters, Athens, and Charlie F. Waters, Clarkesville; one sister, Florence Miller, Smyrna; three brothers, Ned Archer, Athens, Dean Archer, Monroe, and Jack Archer, Nicholson; two grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and a number of nieces and nephews.
Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 10, 2003

Mildred H. Maxey
Mrs. Mildred Hinesley Maxey, 86, of Watkinsville, died Wednesday, December 3, 2003.
A native and lifelong resident of Oconee County, Mrs. Maxey was the daughter of the late Willie Rix and Mable House Hinesley.
Following her retirement from Puritan Cordage Mill, she worked for Thaxton Turkey Farms and for Norge Village Laundromat. She was a member of Ashford Memorial United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Maxey was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall Samuel Maxey, and a daughter, Hazel Crowe O’Connell.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, December 5, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, with Mrs. Maxey’s grandson, Robert Whatley, and the Rev. Odell Elrod officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park. John Prescott, Bobby Kinman, John Delay, Harold Townley, Reece Cooper and Eddie Shumate served as pallbearers.
Survivors include four daughters, Sybil Lucas, Athens, Shirley Patterson, Atlanta, Betty Whatley, Maysville, and Brenda Bales, Watkinsville; 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 10, 2003


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