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OBITUARY PAGE - AUGUST 4, 1999 - DANIELSVILLE, GA


Lorene F. Mason
Mrs. Lorene Fowler Mason, 86, of Danielsville, died Saturday, July 31, 1999.
A native and lifelong resident of Madison County, Mrs. Mason was born May 25, 1913. She was a daughter of the late Clifford and Ada Bridges Fowler.
Mrs. Mason was a member of Hannahs Creek Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert James Mason.
Graveside services were held Monday, Aug. 2, in Evergreen Memorial Park with the Rev. Leonard Morton officiating.
Survivors include one sister, Jessie Dye, Athens; three god-children, Blake Martin, Courtney Martin and Ryan Martin, all of Crawford; a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hannahs Creek Baptist Church, c/o Ruth Fleming, 451 Cobb Street, Royston, GA 30662.
Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 4, 1999

Boyce G. Herring
Mrs. Boyce G. Herring, 74, of Hull, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 1999, at her residence.
Mrs. Herring was born January 18, 1925, the daughter of the late John and Janie Jordan Glenn.
She had been employed with Blue Bell Manufacturing as a sewing machine operator. Mrs. Herring was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Herring.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 3, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Donald Wilson officiating. Burial was in Ila Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Johnny Leon Herring, Bishop; one daughter, Virginia Evelyn Rams, Hull; a niece raised in the home, Birdie Nix; two sisters, Gladys Sellers, Supply, N.C., and Lillian Dykes, Macon; five grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 4, 1999

Charles M. Veal
Charles M. Veal, 71, of Comer, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 1999.
A native of Fulton County, Mr. Veal was the son of the late Fondren Veal and the late Annie Sue McCannon Veal Rogers.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a retired Atlanta policeman. Mr. Veal was of the Baptist faith.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, Aug. 4, in the Meadow Baptist Church cemetery with the Rev. Joe Dooley officiating.
Survivors include one uncle and many cousins.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 4, 1999

Ronald G. Anderson
Ronald Gordon Anderson, 57, of Comer, died Thursday, July 29, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Anderson was a son of Louise Wilson Anderson and the late Curtis Gordon Anderson.
He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist faith.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 31, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Terry Smith officiating. Burial was in Wilson Cemetery. Mr. Anderson's nephews served as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sisters, Linda A. Knight, Bogart, and Eddie A. Manley, Colbert; three brothers, Johnnie Anderson, Fairfield, Calif., and Curtis Anderson and Bobby Anderson, both of Hull; several nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 4, 1999

Mary C. Jones
Mrs. Mary Cathryn Kern Jones, 86, of Hull, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 1999.
Mrs. Jones was born September 20, 1912, the daughter of the late Clifford D. and Savanna Sullivan Kern.
She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith. Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Jones.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 4, in the chapel of Gholson Funeral Home, McLeansboro, Ill. Burial was in Corinth Cemetery, Macedonia, Ill.
Survivors include two daughters, Betty J. Babe, Hull, and Kathy Faye Boulier, Fort Herron, Mich.; one son, Donald Norman Jones, Aurora, Ill.; two sisters, Katheline Sanders, Bloomington, Ill., and Beaulah Lahti, California; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 4, 1999

Carrie R. Haley
Mrs. Carrie Reba Lee Fortson Haley, 90, of Ila, died Thursday, July 29, 1999.
Mrs. Haley was the daughter of the late Tom and Lizzie Lord Fortson. She was a homemaker and of the Holiness faith.
Mrs. Haley was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh D. Haley, and one son, Roger Lee Haley.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 1, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Revs. John Ingram and Gary Osteen officiating. Burial was in Danielsville Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Haley's grandsons served as pallbearers.
Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie Cary, Danielsville, and Betty Drake, Hull; one son, Hugh E. Haley, Colbert; three brothers, Dupree Fortson, Ila, S.T. Fortson, Danielsville, and Charlie Homer Fortson, Charlotte, N.C.; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of services.
The Madison County Journal, August 4, 1999

Katie B. Hart
Mrs. Katie Bell Hart, 89, of Royston, died Friday, July 30, 1999, at Cobb Memorial Hospital, Royston.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Hart was born July 21, 1910. She was a daughter of the late Jim and Delree Fowler Haley.
Mrs. Hart was a homemaker, an avid fisherwoman and a member of Peniel Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Hart, one brother, Rob Haley, and five sisters, Geneva Carey, Mayola Fowler, Emma Bray, Wilma Smith and Gertrude Randall.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 1, at Peniel Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Revs. Gary Osteen and Burt Synan officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mrs. Hart's grandsons served as pallbearers.
Survivors include five sons, James Hart, Commerce, Jerry Hart, Danielsville, Perry Hart, Canon, Barney Hart, Hartwell, and Jackie Hart, Comer; six daughters, Annie Ree Phillips, Mamie Lee Beard and Georgie Gibby, all of Royston, Bobbie Sue Boleman, Danielsville, Sara Nell Voyles, Carnesville, and Judy Pace, Nicholson; 36 grandchildren, 62 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, seven step-great-grandchildren and one step-great-great-grandchild.
Flowers are optional or memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in Madison or Franklin County.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 4, 1999

Lloyd O. Free
Lloyd Ottis Free, 68, of Athens, died Wednesday, July 28, 1999, at his residence.
A native of Banks County, Mr. Free was born November 28, 1930. He was a son of the late Luther and Iola Lord Free.
Mr. Free had lived in the Athens area for most of his life and was a retired carpenter. He was connected with Christian Hardware for a number of years. Mr. Free was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva E. Gearing Free, and a son, Ottis Lloyd Free.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 30, at Community Baptist Church with the Revs. David Strickland and Dub Adkins officiating. Burial was in the Union Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Jean Gordon, Athens, Patricia Ann Booth, Ila, and Juanita Irwin, Nicholson; two sons, David Free and Terry Free, both of Athens; three sisters, Worlene Ford, Rogersville, Tenn., Kathline Strickland, Jefferson, and Martha Jane Shiver, Athens; one brother, Henry Free, Athens; 18 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 4, 1999

Magnolia A. Mathis
Mrs. Magnolia A. Mathis, 80, of Winterville, died Saturday, July 31, 1999.
A native of Banks County, Mrs. Mathis was a daughter of the late John and Annis Strickland Allison.
She was a homemaker and had lived in the Winterville area all of her life. Mrs. Mathis was preceded in death by her husband, James Harry Mathis.
Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 2, in the chapel of Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, with Asa Thomas officiating. Burial was in Athens Memory Gardens. Allen Huff Jr., Bill Moody, Ronnie Gilbert and Tim Duecker served as pallbearers.
Survivors include three daughters, Harriett Ruff, Lexington, and Barbara Boggs and Pam Dudley, both of Winterville; one sister, Mae Bradberry, Senoia; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, East, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, August 4, 1999



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