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OBITUARY PAGE - JUNE 30, 1999 - DANIELSVILLE, GA


Nathaniel H. Shelnutt
Nathaniel Henry Shelnutt, infant son of James Anthony and Brenda Amanda Lynn Giddeons Shelnutt, Danielsville, died Thursday, June 24, 1999.
Graveside services were held Saturday, June 26, in Colbert Cemetery with the Rev. Michael Giddeons officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include one sister, Toni Dennise Shelnutt, Danielsville.
The Madison County Journal, June 30, 1999

Gertrude B. Strickland
Mrs. Gertrude Bridges Strickland, 82, Commerce, died Friday, June 25, 1999, at BJC Nursing Home, Commerce.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Strickland was born February 13, 1917. She was a daughter of the late Clifford Lee and Ada Phelps Bridges.
Mrs. Strickland was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, W.F. Strickland.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 26, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Brad Wilson officiating. Burial was in the Moons Grove Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Troy Strickland, Commerce; and two grandchildren.
The Madison County Journal, June 30, 1999

Frank W. Gaines
Frank William Gaines, 76, of Hartwell, died Sunday, June 27, 1999, at Elbert Memorial Hospital, Elberton.
A native of Hart County, Mr. Gaines was a son of the late Leonard Gaines and Mae Stamps Gaines.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II, and was retired from the City of Hartwell Sanitation Department. Mr. Gaines was also a farmer. He was a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church and was a member of the United Methodist Men's Club. Mr. Gaines was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Gaines, and a sister, Mary Frances Gaines.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 29, at Cokesbury United Methodist Church with the Revs. Al Key and Curtis Parker officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Members of the United Methodist Men's Club served as honorary pallbearers.
Survivors include his wife, Mayola Lawrence Gaines; one son, Ricky Gaines, Hartwell; three daughters, Patricia Parker, Comer, Connie Eaves, Hartwell, and Brenda Carruth, Hartwell; and seven grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 2207 Cokesbury Highway, Hartwell, GA 30643 or to United Hospice, 700 South Enota, Suite 202, Gainesville, GA 30501.
The Madison County Journal, June 30, 1999

Pearl B. Lowry
Mrs. Pearl B. Lowry, 88, of Danielsville, died Tuesday, June 22, 1999.
A native of Fulton County, Mrs. Lowry was a daughter of the late Harrison and Addie Boggs.
She was of the Methodist faith. Mrs. Lowry was preceded in death by her husband, Carl A. Lowry Sr.
Funeral services were held Thursday, June 24, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home with the Rev. Dan Fuller officiating. Burial was in Danielsville Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include two daughters, Betty Pierce Hilton, Comer, and Geri Cornish, Danielsville; one son, C.A. Lowry Jr., Danielsville; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchilren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.
The Madison County Journal, June 30, 1999

Michael A. Flemming
Michael Allen "Mike" Flemming, 40, of Carlton, died Sunday, June 20, 1999.
A native of Elbert County, Mr. Flemming was a son of George C. Flemming and Mary Ella Ballard Flemming.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of New Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 26, at New Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Rev. Samuel Bishop officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include seven sisters, Mary Joyce Echols, Janie Lee Cooper and Joann Flemming, all of Carlton, Dorothy A. Bonds and Brenda Lee, both of Athens, and Virginia Maxine Flemming and Belinda Flemming, both of Stevens; two brothers, George C. Flemming Jr., Carlton, and Marion W. Flemming, Winterville; and step-father, James Jackson, Carlton.
The Madison County Journal, June 30, 1999

Stacy A. Fagan
Stacy Ann Fagan, 20, of Athens, died Saturday, June 26, 1999.
A native of Westmoreland County, Pa., Fagan was a daughter of Margaret F. McCrobie, Athens, and the late James Foster Burnworth Sr.
She worked as a retail clerk for Clinkoco Convenience Stores and was of the Baptist faith. Fagan had resided in Athens for the past 15 years.
Services were held Monday, June 28, in the chapel of Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Tony Lee officiating.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include four brothers, James Foster Burnworth Jr., Colbert, and Timothy Fagan, Roger Andrew McCrobie and Adam Lee McCrobie, all of Athens; three sisters, Kandie Jo McCrobie, Kristin McCrobie and Megan McCrobie, all of Athnes; one niece, Brittany Marie Burnworth; and one nephew, Brandon W. Fagan, Athens.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.
The Madison County Journal, June 30, 1999

Robert C. "Bob" Garrard III
Robert C. "Bob" Garrard III, 41, of Commerce, formerly of Dublin, died Saturday, June 19, 1999, in Roanoke, Va.
Born in Ben Hill County, Mr. Garrard was a son of Kathryn Lee Garrard, Dublin, and the late Robert Conns Garrard Jr.
He was a graduate of Cedar Shoals High School, Athens, and attended both Middle Georgia College and Gainesville Junior College. Mr. Garrard was employed as a truck driver with Estes Express Lines and was a professional photographer. He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church, Dublin.
Mr. Garrard was an advocate for professionalism and safety standards in the trucking industry and was a profound nature lover.
Memorial services were held Thursday, June 24, at Christ Episcopal Church with the Rev. Sally Franklin officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Mary Ann Gaillard Garrard; one son, Joshua Paden Garrard, Commerce; two step-sons, Malcolm C. Warren, Rentz, and James T. Warren, Commerce; sister and brother-in-law, Rachel G. and Berry Simmons, Suwanee; brother and sister-in-law, Lee W. and Amy Garrard, Walterboro, S.C.; and nieces and nephews, Ramsey Simmons, Rob Simmons, Molly Simmons and William Simmons, all of Suwanee.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christ Episcopal Church or to the Nature Conservancy.
The Madison County Journal, June 30, 1999

Jewel G. Glisson
Mrs. Jewel G. Glisson, 76, of Watkinsville, died Sunday, June 27, 1999.
A native of Colquitt County, Mrs. Glisson was a daughter of the late Phillip and Melinda Tumlin Goff.
She was a homemaker and had resided in Watkinsville for three years after moving from Athens.
Services were held Tuesday, June 29, at Oconee Memorial Park with the Rev. Richard Hoard officiating.
Survivors include her husband, Jessie E. Glisson; two daughters, Mary Wildes, Hull, and Charlotte Davis, Flowery Branch; two sons, John Glisson, Watkinsville, and Edmon Glisson, Roxboro, N.C.; one sister, Geraldine Laird, Ft. Worth, Texas; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The Madison County Journal, June 30, 1999

Oscar H. Jackson
Oscar Harold Jackson, 81, of Monroe, died Thursday, June 24, 1999.
A native of Walton County, Mr. Jackson was a son of the late Oscar Benjamin and Jettie Mae Knight Jackson.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 26, in the chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Bolton officiating. Burial was in the Corinth Christian Church cemetery.
Survivors include five daughters, Dianne Murrell, Ila, and Sybil Walls, Judy Callaway, Ann Jackson and Pam Mitchell, all of Monroe; two sisters, Helen Barnette, Conyers, and Annette Stephens, Loganville; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to help cover funeral expenses.
The Madison County Journal, June 30, 1999

Samuel P. Young
Samuel P. "Sam" Young, 67, of Winterville, died Monday, June 28, 1999.
A native of Dawsonville, Mr. Young was a son of the late Mancel and Annie Castleberry Young.
He was a resident of Winterville for 23 years and was self-employed as a cabinet maker. Mr. Young was preceded in death by a son, Richard P. Young.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 30, in the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Howard Garrison officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park. Mr. Young's nephews served as pallbearers.
Survivors include his wife, Sara "Kay" Young; three daughters, Ann Shannon and Sherell Myers, both of Danielsville, and Greta Tubbs, Jackson; one son, Carroll Young, Smyrna; one sister, Louise Conewal, Dawsonville; one brother, W.T. Young, Dawsonville; 12 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
The Madison County Journal, June 30, 1999


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