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OBITUARY PAGE - SEPTEMBER 1, 1999 - JEFFERSON, GEORGIA

MRS. MORRIS
Jackson County native
PENDERGRASS - Mrs. Sallie Belle Cooper Morris, 85, died Tuesday, August 31, 1999, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, following an extended illness.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Morris was born April 4, 1914. She was a daughter of the late Clifford Preston and Ina Lee Bowles Cooper.
Mrs. Morris was retired from the poultry industry. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Morris.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, September 1, in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce, with Dr. Gerald Mitton officiating. Doug Cooper, Tony Cooper, William Murphy, Jerry Cooper, Howard Cooper and Bill Hazelgreen served as pallbearers.
Survivors include two sons, Frank Morris, Pendergrass, and James Morris, Sharpsburg; one daughter, Margaret Sanders, Pendergrass; and three grandchildren, Beckie Sanders and Gail Suggs, both of Pendergrass, and David Morris, Sharpsburg.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 1, 1999

MR. RAINWATER
U.S. Army veteran
PENDERGRASS - Richard Morris Rainwater, 70, died Thursday, August 26, 1999, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.
A native of DeKalb County, Mr. Rainwater was born March 7, 1929. He was a son of the late Minor H. and Carrie Lewis Rainwater.
Mr. Rainwater was a U.S. Army veteran and was a retired carpenter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lessie Jean Freeman Rainwater.
Funeral services were held Saturday, August 28, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with Dr. Gerald Mitton officiating. Burial was in the Pendergrass Cemetery. Clark Rainwater, Mike Rainwater, Doug Rainwater, Scott Rainwater, David Prittchett, Gary Morgan, Brian Rainwater and Kyle Rainwater served as pallbearers.
Survivors include three sons, Phillip Rainwater, Pendergrass, Tim Rainwater, Jefferson, and Terry Rainwater, Macon; three sisters, Ollie Boyd, Talmo, Elizabeth Stubbs, McDonough, and Helen Patton, Chestnut Mountain; two brothers, James Rainwater, Oakwood, and Ronnie Rainwater, Gainesville; and four grandchildren, Scot Rainwater, Macon, Brian Rainwater, Pendergrass, and Karla and Kyle Rainwater, both of Jefferson.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 1, 1999

MRS. DYER
Mother of five
DANIELSVILLE - Mrs. Clifford Melissa Dyer, 87, died Sunday, August 29, 1999, at her residence.
Mrs. Dyer was born January 14, 1912 in Gainesville. She was a daughter of the late James and Gertrude Weaver Thomas.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 1, at Full Gospel Holiness Church with the Revs. Lester Haynes and Larry Dyer officiating. Burial was in the Nicholson Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Joe Collie Dyer; three sons, Dewey Dyer, Blacksburg, S.C., Herschel Dyer, Danielsville, and Hubert Dyer, Lula; two daughters, Lucille Hooper, Nicholson, and Ethelene Meadow, Commerce; three brothers, Billy Thomas, Gainesville, and Bobby Thomas and Charlie Thomas, both of Baldwin; five sisters, Pearlee Armour, Belton, Vadie Armour, Dorothy King and Phoebe Thomas, all of Alto, and Winnie Ward, Seneca, N.C.; 25 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 1, 1999

HART
Infant
WINDER - Lance Avery Hart, infant son of Nick and Mandy Hart, Winder, died Sunday, August 29, 1999, at East Side Medical Center, Snellville.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, September 1, in Rose Hill Cemetery, Winder, with the Rev. Ellis E. Parker Jr. officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include grandparents, Charlie and Lynda Weeden, Lula, Ben and Pat Hart, Kennesaw, and Michael and Rebecca Chambers, Winder; great-grandparents, Joan Scott, Jacksonville, Fla., Frances Pratt, Marietta, and Edward Hart, Roswell; and great-great-grandparents, Ronald and Linda Jean, Florida, and Floy Ruth Brown, Winder.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 1, 1999

MR. KENNEDY
Fellowship
Baptist member
MAYSVILLE - Charlie Edward Kennedy, 57, died Sunday, August 15, 1999, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce, following an extended illness.
A native of Cordele, Mr. Kennedy was born April 13, 1942. He was a son of Mary Sego Speight, Maysville, and the late Charlie L. Kennedy.
Mr. Kennedy was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church, a member of Local #926 Operating Engineers and of Local #302 Seattle Washington.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 17, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Ron Glaze and James Richter officiating. Burial was in Banks County Memorial Gardens, Homer.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include one son, Chuck Kennedy, Dallas; three daughters, Stephanie Kennedy and Vickie Logan, both of Dallas, and Scarlett McClellan, Hiram; two brothers, L.J. Kennedy, Crescent City, Fla., and Ronald Oshs, Maysville; two sisters, Dorothy Smith, Monroe, and Evelyn Tomlin, Jonesboro; and three grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 1, 1999

MRS. SMALLWOOD
Homemaker
LILBURN - Mrs. Odessa Veal Smallwood, 86, formerly of Commerce, died Saturday, August 28, 1999, at Eastside Medical Center.
A native of Clarke County, Mrs. Smallwood was born September 14, 1912. She was a daughter of the late Arthur and Roxyanna Grey Veal.
Mrs. Smallwood was a homemaker and a member of Morning Star Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Smallwood.
Funeral services were held Sunday, August 29, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Mark A. Poston Sr. officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include a number of nieces and nephews.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 1, 1999

MRS. KITCHENS
Mother of two
MACON - Mrs. Sara Ward Kitchens, 67, died Monday, August 30, 1999, at her residence.
Mrs. Kitchens was a daughter of the late Will and Carzola Parr Ward.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 2, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Harvey Smith and Tim Lumley officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Survivors include one son, Scott Kitchens, Macon; one daughter, Carol Kitchens, Warner Robins; and one sister, Bertha Roberts, Homer.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 1, 1999

MR. MCDANIEL
Welder
HOSCHTON - Bobby Lee McDaniel, 43, died Monday, August 30, 1999, at his residence.
Mr. McDaniel was a native of Buford. He was employed as a welder with Nix and Miller.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 2, at Mulberry Baptist Church with the Revs. Robert Gaddis, Gary Carlyle and Leonard Murphy officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy McDaniel; daughter, Kasey McDaniel, Hoschton; daughter and son-in-law, Stacy and Greg Holcombe, Hoschton; one son, Jason McDaniel, Hoschton; his mother, Mary Jane Toole, Resthaven; three sisters, Opal Hanson, Braselton, Winifred Dunaway, Flowery Branch, and Jean Harrison, Hoschton; four brothers, Larry McDaniel, Lawrenceville, Jacky McDaniel and Sam McDaniel, both of Hoschton, and Tommy McDaniel, Flowery Branch; two grandsons, Adam Holcombe and John Holcombe; and several nieces and nephews.
Tapp Funeral Home, Buford, is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, September 1, 1999


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