Banks County Obituaries...

DECEMBER 8, 2004


Charles Rich
Charles L. Rich, 73, of Cornelia, died Saturday, December 4, 2004, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.
Born August 11, 1931, in Habersham County, he was the son of the late Benjamin H. Rich, Sr. and Beatrice Gertrude Keith Rich. Mr. Rich was a veteran having served in the United States Army. He was a building construction worker, a window manufacturer and was a member of the Cornelia Church of God. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Rich and Herbert Rich, and a sister, Amelia Spurr.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda L. Rich, Westland, Mich. and Sharon A. Borth, Bellville, Mich.; a son, Mark Rich, Baldwin; sister, Roxie Sartin, Greenwood, S.C.; two brothers, Benjamin H. Rich, Jr., Crestview, Fla. and George Rich, Union City; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 6, at the Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Curtis Woods officiating. Burial was in the Hazel Creek Baptist Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, December 8, 2004.

Vance Wade
Vance Wade, 86, of Alto, died Monday, December 6, 2004, at Habersham County Medical Center.
Born March 19, 1918, in Habersham County, he was the son of the late Sherman and Ola Gailey Wade. Mr. Wade was a retired painter with several years service and attended Cornelia Congre-gational Holiness Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ella Rae Cook Wade; a step-son, Thurman Dalto; sister, Elsie Holcomb; and three brothers, Cody, Isacc and Artis Wade.
Survivors include a step-daughter, Ruth Kesler, Carnesville; son, Gene Wade, Alto; step-sons, Guy Dalton, Gainesville, Charles, Earl and Loyd Dalton, all of Colbert; sisters, Sandra Poole, Baldwin, Irene Pratchard, Cornelia, Joyce Jordan and Imogene Stancil, Alto; brother, Odell Wade, Alto; grandchild, Jeremy Wade, Alto; several step-granchildren; and several step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 8, at the Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with the Rev. Scott Ledbetter officiating and the Rev. Clyde Garrison officiating at the graveside. Burial was in Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, December 8, 2004.

Stanley Simmemon
Stanley Lamar Simmemon, 32, of Cornelia, died Monday, November 22, 2004, in Baltimore Maryland.
Born May 6, 1972, in Habersham County, he was a truck driver with Tonka Express. Mr. Simmemon was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Survivors include his parents, Robert and Sue Jones Simmemon, Cornelia; daughter, Pipar Simmemon, Baldwin; son, Harley Simmemon, Baldwin; two sisters, Amanda Hunnicutt, Clarkesville, and Jessica Kimsey, Cornelia.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 7, at the Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin with the Revs. Clyde Garrison and Gary Garrison officiating. Burial was in the Baldwin City Cemetery.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, December 8, 2004.

Kenneth Taylor
Kenneth P. Tay-lor, 91, of Largo, Florida, died Tuesday, November 9, 2004, at a private care facility.
He was born on October 25, 1913, in New York, N.Y., the son of the late Henry Kenneth Stewart and Emma Grace Packard Taylor. Mr. Taylor was a veteran having served in the United States Army during World War II. He retired from the Army with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, retired from the Veterans Admin-istration with 30 years of service, and was a member of the Military Officers Association and the United Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth L. Taylor.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothea Shore Taylor, Largo, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Marcia C. Taylor and Joe Harpenau, Largo, Fla.; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.
Graveside services were held Monday, December 6, from the Baldwin City Cemetery with the Rev. Craig Lee officiating. Military honors were provided by the Rabun County DAV Chapter 15 of the Habersham County American Legion.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, was in charge of arrangements.
Banks County News, December 15, 2004.

Lorene Scott
Lorene Margaret Anderson Scott, 83, of Commerce, died Monday, December 6, 2004, at BJC Medical Center.
Born November 15, 1921, in Banks County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel T. and Ruchia Veal Anderson. Mrs. Scott was a retired nurse’s aide and a member of Unity Christian Church, Maysville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack T. Scott, and a son, Michael Scott.
Survivors include a son, Russell Scott, Commerce; sister, Leone Holbrook, Maysville; three grandchildren, Derrick Scott and Lisa Almond, both of Charlotte, N.C., and Jeffery Scott, Concord, N.C.; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 8, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Harris officiating. Burial was in the Unity Christian Church, Maysville, cemetery.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, December 8, 2004.

Marvin Kiley
Marvin Kiley, 70, of Lawrence-ville, died Sun-day, December 5, 2004, at Joan Glancey Hospital in Duluth.
Born in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Jesse and Bertha Kidd Kiley. He was the former operator of Briarcliff Village Texaco in Tucker. Mr. Kiley was a veteran having served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include two sisters, Jewell Miller, Social Circle and Carol Turk, Royston; two brothers, E.M. “Buck” Kiley, Auburn and Troy Clenton Kiley, Hoschton; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 7, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home with Mr. Bill Banks and the Rev. Gene Turk officiating. Burial was in Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Braselton.
Carter Funeral Home, Winder, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, December 8, 2004.

Danielle Ashley
Danielle Fowler Ashley, 21, of Jefferson, died Friday, December 3, 2004, from injuries in an auto accident.
She was born in Clarke County, the daughter of Danny Joe Fowler, Jefferson, and Angelia Kay Elem Wilson, Winder. She was a homemaker and was a Baptist.
Survivors include her husband, Eric Charles Ashley, Jefferson, a son, Dylan Charles Ashley, Jefferson; two sisters, Kenzie Marie Wilson, Winder, and Dana Joe Hanson, Jefferson; grandparents, Marie Hardman Elem, Commerce, William H. Elem, Jefferson; and step-father, Kenny Wilson, Winder.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 7, 2004, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Minister Tom Plank officiating. Burial was in Evans Memory Gardens, Jefferson.
Memorials may be made to the Ashley Family Memorial Fund, c/o Brenda Standridge, 1783 Jackson Trail Road, Jefferson, Georgia 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements
The Banks County News, December 8, 2004.

Chelsey Ashley
Chelsey Diane Ashley, 2, of Jefferson, died Saturday, December 4, 2004, from injuries received in an auto accident.
Born in Barrow County, she was the daughter of Eric Charles Ashley of Jefferson and the late Danielle Fowler Ashley.
Survivors other than her father, include a brother, Dylan Charles Ashley, Jefferson; grandparents, Angelia Kay and Kenny Wilson, Winder, Danny Fowler, Jefferson, Randy James Ashley, Watkinsville and Betty Sue Sartain, Elberton; great-grandparents, Paulette Oatley, Bethlehem, Marie Hardman Elem, Commerce, and William H. Elem, Jefferson.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 7, 2004, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Minister Tom Plank officiating. Burial was in Evans Memory Gardens, Jefferson.
Memorials may be made to the Ashley Family Memorial Fund, c/o Brenda Standridge, 1783 Jackson Trail Road, Jefferson, Georgia 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, December 8, 2004.

Gilbert Nicholson
Gilbert Austin Nicholson, 63, of Jefferson, died Wednesday, December 1, 2004, at his residence.
Born January 27, 1941, in Polk County, Tenn., he was the son of the late Elsie Johnson and Clyde Nicholson. Mr. Nicholson was retired from Lucent and was a member of Dewey Rose Church of God of Prophecy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jackie Wilkinson Nicholson.
Survivors include sons, Russell Nicholson, Anderson, S.C., and Shane Nicholson, Gainesville; step-sons, Eric Daniels, Commerce, Aaron Daniels and Darren Daniels, both of Carnesville; daughter, Gail Looney, Jefferson; brother, Roger Nicholson, Chat-tanooga, Tenn.; sisters, Debbie Barnett, Covington, Carolyn Baine, Rocky Face, Alice Griffith, Turtle Town, Tenn., Lois Ware, Marble, N.C., and Rita Eskew, Conyers; and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, December 4, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Revs. Dorsey Holmes and Gerry Gaddis officiating. Burial was in the New Salem United Methodist Church cemetery.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, December 8, 2004.

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