Jackson County Obituaries...

JUNE 2, 2004

Joseph V. Suggs
Joseph Vernon Suggs, 70, of Pendergrass, died Sunday, May 30, 2004, of a sudden illness.
Mr. Suggs was born in Jackson County, a son of the late Leonard Rex and Annie Belle Crain Suggs.
A retired iron worker, Mr. Suggs was a member of the Iron Workers Local 387 in Atlanta and was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with Dr. Gerald Mitton officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Mr. Suggs is survived by his wife, Carolyn Stanley Suggs, Pendergrass; one son, Michael Suggs, Powder Springs; two daughters, Teresa Hardigree, Maysville, and Sheila Roberts, Dacula; one brother, Jerry Suggs, Simpsonville, S.C.; two sisters, Katherine Kennemore, Anderson, S.C., and Dora Hood, Pendleton, S.C.; and seven grandchildren.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 2, 2004

Billy J. Self
Billy J. Self, 70, of Grayson, formerly of Jefferson, died Saturday, May 29, 2004.
Mr. Self was United States Army veteran of the Korean War and was a retired optometrist.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 31, in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, with the Rev. Thomas L. Jordan and Robin Self officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Athens.
Mr. Self is survived by his wife, Patricia Cook Self; his children, Jeffery Self, Grayson, Belinda Gregory, Orlando, Fla., and Deborah Mote, Winder; and three grandsons.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 672648, Marietta, GA 30006-0045.
Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 2, 2004

Eugene T. Roberts
Eugene Talmadge Roberts, 70, of Maysville, died Saturday, May 29, 2004, at his residence of an extended illness.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Allen Stevens and Clarence Reynolds officiating. Burial was in the Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery, Commerce.
Mr. Roberts is survived by his wife, Eva Lou Wiley Roberts, of the home; five sons, Emory “Pee Wee” Roberts, Gainesville, Thomas Roberts, Lavonia, Terry Roberts, Cleveland, Steve Roberts, Homer, and Douglas Roberts, Royston; one daughter, Judy Smith, Royston; one brother, Verner Roberts, Gainesville; two sisters, Edna Bruce and Grace Berkert, both of Gainesville; 19 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Roberts was preceded in death by a son, David Jackson Roberts, and a brother, James Roberts.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 2, 2004

Hugh T. Tyner
Hugh Thomas Tyner, 79, of Danielsville, died Monday, May 31, 2004.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Tyner was the son of the late Clifford and Lynne Fambrough Tyner.
He was the owner and operator of Tyner Auto Parts in Danielsville.
Mr. Tyner was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Thomas Tyner.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Revs. Ray Jenkins and Mike Hudman officiating. Burial was in Danielsville Memorial Gardens. Steve Canup, Arland Fleming, Jim Brown, Eric Fleming, Eddie Grober, George Pate and Dennis Logan served as pallbearers.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Melissa Tyner, Danielsville; sons, Tommy Tyner, Arlington, Va., and Anthony Tyner, Danielsville; grandchildren, Thomas Tyner, Clarissa Tyner and Dakota Tyner; and several nieces and nephews.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 2, 2004

Lillie Mae Wolfel
Mrs. Lillie Mae Carden Wolfel, 91, of Auburn, died Sunday, May 30, 2004.
Mrs. Wolfel was born in Spalding County, the daughter of the late John Berry and Lillie Collins Carden. She was the wife of the late John Henry Wolfel, and was preceded in death by a daughter, Lora Gale Boyette.
Mrs. Wolfel was a homemaker.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Rev. Rusty Newman officiating. Burial will be Thursday, June 3, in Lauderdale Memorial Gardens, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Survivors include two daughters, Bernelia Battle, Auburn, and Beverly Ann Hardiman, Jefferson; two brothers, John Thomas Carden, Forest Grove, Ore., and James Carden, Claremont, Calif.; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 2, 2004

Barry K. Ewing
Barry Kent Ewing, 47, of Hoschton, died Tuesday, June 1, 2004.
Mr. Ewing was born in Gwinnett County. He was employed by Kraft Foods and was a member of Sharon Baptist Church.
Mr. Ewing was preceded in death by his father, Billy R. Bennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 3, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with Pastor Marion Prather officiating. Burial will be in the Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Ewing is survived by his wife, Janie Ewing, Hoschton; his mother, Geneva Bennett, Hoschton; son and daughter-in-law, Justin and Jessica Ewing, Hoschton; son, Brandon Ewing, Hoschton; sisters, Carole Fiorentino, Gainesville, and Anita Dodd, Buford; and brothers, Ronald Ewing, Commerce, Andy Ewing, Douglasville, and Stanley Ewing, Indonesia.
The family was to have received friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 2, 2004

Cornelia Ginn
Mrs. Cornelia Carey Ginn, 81, of Danielsville, died Saturday, May 29, 2004, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Born in Madison County on October 28, 1922, Mrs. Ginn was a daughter of the late S.M. and Era Fitts Carey. She was a homemaker and a member of the Evangelical Methodist Church. Mrs. Ginn was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. William Henry Ginn, a brother, Buford Carey, and a sister, Allie Dudley.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, at the Evangelical Methodist Church with the Revs. Lee Smith, Tim Peek and Billy Frank Carey officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include three brothers, Billy Carey, Ford Carey and John L. Carey, all of Danielsville; six sisters, Hester Sartain, Gladell Sexton, Ethel Sexton, Roberta Dove and Stuart Kirk, all of Danielsville, and Annie Mae Smith, Hull; and several nieces and nephews.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 2, 2004

Charles F. Lewis
Charles F. Lewis, 55, of Rutledge, died Thursday, May 20, 2004.
Mr. Lewis was the grandson of the late Cleo and Fred Thompson and the late Mr. and Mrs. Claude Lewis.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 30, in Ward’s Fairview Chapel of Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Stockbridge, with Minister Bobby Wood officiating. Burial was in Fairview Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Lewis is survived by a son, Jefferson (Jay) Lewis, Orange City, Fla.; his former wife, Pamela Pritchard, Orange City, Fla.; his parents, C.M. and Frances Lewis, Stockbridge; sister and brother-in-law, Lourie and Leslie Willard, Stockbridge; brother and sister-in-law, Gerald and Debbie Lewis, Lake Sinclair; several nieces and nephews; and aunts, uncles and cousins in Jackson County.
Horis A. Ward Funeral Home, Fairview Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 2, 2004

Tina M. Evans
Miss Tina Mae Evans, 29, of Clayton, died Wednesday, May 19, 2004.
Miss Evans was born June 6, 1974, in Barrow County, a daughter of the former Carol Ann Potter and the late James Timothy Evans.
She was employed in the textile industry and was a member of Harvest Missionary Church.
In addition to her father, Miss Evans was preceded in death by a daughter, Tabitha Marie Osborne.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 22, at Harvest Missionary Church with the Rev. Glen Arnold officiating, with music by Irene Wofford and Kelly Williams. Burial was in Yukon Cemetery.
Miss Evans is survived by her mother, Carol Ann Heppding, Ellijay; three brothers, David Evans and Cody Evans, both of Commerce, and Justin Evans, Homer; two sisters, Carolyn Evans, Clayton, and Sherry Evans, Athens; a special friend, Rachel Dobbs, Clayton; grandmothers, Gloria Tanner, Ellijay, and Norine Evans, Commerce; three nieces and three nephews.
Bernhardt Funeral Home, Ellijay, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, June 2, 2004


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