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OBITUARY PAGE - OCTOBER 27, 1999 - JEFFERSON, GA

MISS PUETT
Woodbine
Cemetery rites
JEFFERSON - Miss Gloria Karen Puett, 50, died Monday, October 18, 1999, at Athens Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.
Miss Puett was born November 24, 1948 in Murphy, N.C., the daughter of Hal J. and Dorothy Blackstock Puett, Jefferson. She resided in Warne, N.C., until 1956, when her family moved to Acworth.
Miss Puett attended Happiness Hill School in Marietta, where she was active in Girl Scouts, swimming and bowling. She represented Georgia in bowling at the 1975 "International Special Olympics" held at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
Miss Puett was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 20, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with Drs. Gerald Mitton and Mickey Kirkindoll officiating. Burial was in Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include sisters and brothers-in-law, Elwanda and George White, Lilburn, and Ivelyn and Jim Hilliard, Cumming; nieces, Valerie White, Lilburn, and Meghan Hilliard, Cumming; and a nephew, Alex Hilliard, Cumming.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MR. PERRY
Providence Baptist Church member
COMMERCE - Aubrey Jewel Perry, 87, died Wednesday, October 20, 1999, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Perry was born October 23, 1911. He was a son of the late Young Luvin and Etta Lee Freeman Perry.
Mr. Perry was retired from Harmony Grove Mill and was a member of Providence Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Reba Bray Perry, five brothers, Berlin Perry, Freeman T. Perry, Y.L. Buster Perry, G.T. Perry and William Perry, and a sister, Fleeta Hooper.
Funeral services were held Friday, October 22, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Albert Vaughn and Donald Paulson officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Mr. Perry is survived by one daughter, Danice Perry, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MR. VERNON
1999 JCCHS graduate
PENDERGRASS - Steven Lamont Vernon Jr., 19, died Sunday, October 24, 1999, in Eutaw, Ala., following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
A native of Barrow County, Mr. Vernon was born October 18, 1980. He was a son of Steven Vernon Sr. and Lisa Vernon, Pendergrass.
Mr. Vernon was a 1999 graduate of Jackson County Comprehensive High School and was a student at the University of Georgia.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 26, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include grandparents, Ralph S. and Voncille Vernon and Henry E. and Betty Grier, all of Winder.
Evans Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MRS. PERRY
Homemaker
MAYSVILLE - Mrs. Vera Perry, 90, died Sunday, October 24, 1999, at Hartwell Health Care Center following an extended illness.
Mrs. Perry was born April 25, 1909 in Demorest. She was a daughter of the late Dillard and Leila Martin Vinson.
Mrs. Perry was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her first husband, James Christian Wheeler, and her second husband, Carlton Perry, a brother, Willard Vinson, and two sisters, Eva Vinson Sosbee, and Elizabeth Kelley Boas.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, October 27, in the Wheeler Family Cemetery, Maysville, with the Rev. Kenneth Dillard officiating.
Survivors include one son, Charles Wesley Wheeler, Nicholson; two daughters, Barbara McDonald, Malvern, Pa., and Jeanette Powell, Hartwell; one sister, Irene Thompson, Mt. Airy; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MRS. MOORE
Housewife
ATHENS - Mrs. Sara Lois Moore, 79, died Sunday, October 24, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Moore was a daughter of the late Rev. James David Waters and Frances Emma Clark Waters.
She was a housewife and a member of Crooked Creek Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 27, at Crooked Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Tom Miles and Dewitt Waters officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Sam Waters, J.D. Waters, Dean Stringer, Danny Moore, James Smith, Johnny Nelms and Phil Moore served as pallbearers.
Survivors include her husband, James E. Moore; two daughters, Shirley M. Taylor and Beverly M. Morton, both of Athens; grandson, Butch Archer, Athens; and granddaughters, Melody Carroll, Hollywood, Fla., and Kristy Taylor, Athens.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Athens Alzheimers Support Group, Attn. Kathryn Fowler, 135 Hoyt Street, Athens, GA 30601.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999
MR. MCKIE
Cabin Creek
Baptist member
JEFFERSON - Cecil Seaborn McKie, 49, died Monday, October 25, 1999, at Quiet Oaks Health Care.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. McKie was born February 9, 1950. He was a son of the late J.R. and Myrtle Smallwood McKie.
Mr. McKie was a member of Cabin Creek Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 27, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Dennis Kesler and Ralph Arnold officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include four brothers, James McKie, Nicholson, Jim McKie, Lexington, Steve McKie, Colbert, and Tommy McKie, Statham; three sisters, Wanda Compton, Comer, Ann McKie, Ila, and Mary McKie, Colbert.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999
MR. CLARK
World War II veteran
GILLSVILLE - Cecil L. Clark, 81, died Friday, October 22, 1999, at his residence following an extended illness.
Mr. Clark was a lifelong resident of Hall County. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army in Europe.
Mr. Clark was a retired grading contractor and was of the Baptist denomination. He was preceded in death by a son, David Clark.
Funeral services were held Sunday, October 24, in the chapel of Brewer & Wiley Funeral Home, Gainesville, with the Rev. Swayne Carlan officiating. Burial was in Alta Vista Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia R. Clark; daughter, Ruby Clark, Gainesville; daughter and son-in-law, Patsy and Ron Strickland, Gillsville; one brother, Dallas Clark, Auburn; one sister, Opal Clark, Jefferson; brother-in-law, Horace L. Rogers, Oakwood; and several nieces and nephews.
Brewer & Wiley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MRS. FREEMAN
Grandmother
of countians
BETHLEHEM - Mrs. Brenda Freeman, 56, died Saturday, October 23, 1999.
A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, Mrs. Freeman was a daughter of Eugenia Miller, Winder, and the late Brunell Miller.
She was a housewife. Mrs. Freeman was preceded in death by her husband, Zenous "Shorty" Freeman, and a son, Ricky Freeman.
Funeral services were held Monday, October 25, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Mike Freeman and Frankie Green officiating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include one daughter, Cindy Price, Monroe; three sisters, Wanda Dalton, Bethlehem, and Louisa Fincher and Nancy Bentley, both of Winder; two brothers, Larry and Mike Miller, both of Winder; four grandchildren, Nickie Price and Chad Price, both of Monroe, and Bryant Freeman and Lance Freeman, both of Braselton; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MR. KNIGHT
World War II veteran
SAUTEE-NACOOCHEE - Eugene Robert Knight, 83, died Monday, October 25, 1999, at Rabun County Memorial Hospital, Clayton, following an extended illness.
Mr. Knight was born May 28, 1916 in White County. He was a son of the late Robert Johnston and Alice Sosebee Knight.
Mr. Knight was a veteran of World War II, having received the Bronze Star, and was a retired mechanic. He was a member of Sautee-Nacoochee Methodist Church.
Mr. Knight was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Kinsey and Elizabeth Davis, and a brother, Henry Knight.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 27, at Sautee-Nacoochee Methodist Church with the Rev. Lyndon Eubanks officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. VFW Post No. 7720 of Cornelia conducted a flag-folding ceremony at graveside.
Survivors include his wife, Rosa Lee Simmons Knight; two sisters, Margaret Bentley, Forest Park, and Helen Nix, Gainesville; two brothers, Bill Knight, Jefferson, and John Perry Knight, Clarkesville; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Hillside Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MISS HIX
Blacks Creek
Baptist member
COMMERCE - Miss Jimmie Francine Hix, 82, died Tuesday, October 26, 1999, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
A native of Banks County, Miss Hix was born October 1, 1917. She was a daughter of Joseph Carlton and Sarah Ethel Martin Hix.
Miss Hix was retired from Oxford Manufacturing and was a member of Blacks Creek Baptist Church, Commerce.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 28, at Blacks Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Coppage officiating. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Miss Hix is survived by a sister, Pauline Lord, Commerce.
The family was to have received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MR. FLEEMAN
Father of countian
WINDER - Ralph J. "Houd" Fleeman, 85, died Tuesday, October 26, 1999.
Mr. Fleeman was born in Barrow County, a son of the late Tom and Mary Lela Doster Fleeman.
He was a member of Sharon Baptist Church. Mr. Fleeman was preceded in death by his wife, Johnnie Mae Mauldin Fleeman.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 28, at Sharon Baptist Church with the Rev. Marion Prather officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Allene F. Richardson, Norcross; one son, Jack Fleeman, Hoschton; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The family was to have received friends from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Carter Funeral Home, Winder.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MRS. BELL
Retired schoolteacher
ATHENS - Mrs. Julia "Judy" Bell, 62, died Saturday, October 23, 1999.
A native of Shelby, N.C., Mrs. Bell was a daughter of Robert Davis, Clyde, N.C., and the late Lilly Ingram Bell.
She had lived in Athens for the last 12 years and was a retired schoolteacher. Mrs. Bell was a member of Chapelwood United Methodist Church, Athens.
Funeal services were held Tuesday, October 26, at Chapelwood United Methodist Church with the Revs. Peggy Little and Ryan Seawright officiating. Burial was in the Prospect United Methodist Church cemetery, Athens.
Survivors, in addition to her father, include her husband, Stan Bell; one daughter, Tina Burnett, Hoschton; one son, Robert Bell, Bogart; one sister, Barbra Dendy, Clyde, N.C.; one brother, Ed Davis, California; and one grandson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Chapelwood United Methodist Church Building Fund, 100 Janice Drive, Athens, GA 30606.
Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MRS. WOODARD
Pike County native
BRASELTON - Mrs. Sylvia Jean Gaddy Woodard, 62, died Wednesday, October 20, 1999, at Grady Hospital, Atlanta.
Mrs. Woodard was born in Pike County, a daughter of Annie Laurie Gresham, Cleveland, and the late Wesley Hawkins Gaddy. She was the wife of the late Charles R. Woodard.
Graveside services were held Saturday, October 23, in Griffin Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two sons, Harold Ballew, Commerce, and Wesley Ballew, Atlanta; two daughters, Denise Ballew, Kennesaw, and Terri Williams, Commerce; and grandchildren, Ann Michele Ballew, David Colwell, Courtney Gordy, Lisa Bright, Rachel Williams, Jennifer Williams and Brett Ballew; and six great-grandchildren.
McCullough Funeral Home, Griffin, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MR. CLARK
World War II veteran
GILLSVILLE - Cecil L. Clark, 81, died Friday, October 22, 1999, at his residence following an extended illness.
Mr. Clark was a lifelong resident of Hall County. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army in Europe.
Mr. Clark was a retired grading contractor and was of the Baptist denomination. He was preceded in death by a son, David Clark.
Funeral services were held Sunday, October 24, in the chapel of Brewer & Wiley Funeral Home, Gainesville, with the Rev. Swayne Carlan officiating. Burial was in Alta Vista Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia R. Clark; daughter, Ruby Clark, Gainesville; daughter and son-in-law, Patsy and Ron Strickland, Gillsville; one brother, Dallas Clark, Auburn; one sister, Opal Clark, Jefferson; brother-in-law, Horace L. Rogers, Oakwood; and several nieces and nephews.
Brewer & Wiley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MRS. FREEMAN
Grandmother
of countians
BETHLEHEM - Mrs. Brenda Freeman, 56, died Saturday, October 23, 1999.
A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, Mrs. Freeman was a daughter of Eugenia Miller, Winder, and the late Brunell Miller.
She was a housewife. Mrs. Freeman was preceded in death by her husband, Zenous "Shorty" Freeman, and a son, Ricky Freeman.
Funeral services were held Monday, October 25, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Mike Freeman and Frankie Green officiating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include one daughter, Cindy Price, Monroe; three sisters, Wanda Dalton, Bethlehem, and Louisa Fincher and Nancy Bentley, both of Winder; two brothers, Larry and Mike Miller, both of Winder; four grandchildren, Nickie Price and Chad Price, both of Monroe, and Bryant Freeman and Lance Freeman, both of Braselton; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MR. KNIGHT
World War II veteran
SAUTEE-NACOOCHEE - Eugene Robert Knight, 83, died Monday, October 25, 1999, at Rabun County Memorial Hospital, Clayton, following an extended illness.
Mr. Knight was born May 28, 1916 in White County. He was a son of the late Robert Johnston and Alice Sosebee Knight.
Mr. Knight was a veteran of World War II, having received the Bronze Star, and was a retired mechanic. He was a member of Sautee-Nacoochee Methodist Church.
Mr. Knight was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Kinsey and Elizabeth Davis, and a brother, Henry Knight.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 27, at Sautee-Nacoochee Methodist Church with the Rev. Lyndon Eubanks officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. VFW Post No. 7720 of Cornelia conducted a flag-folding ceremony at graveside.
Survivors include his wife, Rosa Lee Simmons Knight; two sisters, Margaret Bentley, Forest Park, and Helen Nix, Gainesville; two brothers, Bill Knight, Jefferson, and John Perry Knight, Clarkesville; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Hillside Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MISS HIX
Blacks Creek
Baptist member
COMMERCE - Miss Jimmie Francine Hix, 82, died Tuesday, October 26, 1999, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
A native of Banks County, Miss Hix was born October 1, 1917. She was a daughter of Joseph Carlton and Sarah Ethel Martin Hix.
Miss Hix was retired from Oxford Manufacturing and was a member of Blacks Creek Baptist Church, Commerce.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 28, at Blacks Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Coppage officiating. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Miss Hix is survived by a sister, Pauline Lord, Commerce.
The family was to have received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MR. FLEEMAN
Father of countian
WINDER - Ralph J. "Houd" Fleeman, 85, died Tuesday, October 26, 1999.
Mr. Fleeman was born in Barrow County, a son of the late Tom and Mary Lela Doster Fleeman.
He was a member of Sharon Baptist Church. Mr. Fleeman was preceded in death by his wife, Johnnie Mae Mauldin Fleeman.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 28, at Sharon Baptist Church with the Rev. Marion Prather officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Allene F. Richardson, Norcross; one son, Jack Fleeman, Hoschton; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The family was to have received friends from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Carter Funeral Home, Winder.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MRS. BELL
Retired schoolteacher
ATHENS - Mrs. Julia "Judy" Bell, 62, died Saturday, October 23, 1999.
A native of Shelby, N.C., Mrs. Bell was a daughter of Robert Davis, Clyde, N.C., and the late Lilly Ingram Bell.
She had lived in Athens for the last 12 years and was a retired schoolteacher. Mrs. Bell was a member of Chapelwood United Methodist Church, Athens.
Funeal services were held Tuesday, October 26, at Chapelwood United Methodist Church with the Revs. Peggy Little and Ryan Seawright officiating. Burial was in the Prospect United Methodist Church cemetery, Athens.
Survivors, in addition to her father, include her husband, Stan Bell; one daughter, Tina Burnett, Hoschton; one son, Robert Bell, Bogart; one sister, Barbra Dendy, Clyde, N.C.; one brother, Ed Davis, California; and one grandson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Chapelwood United Methodist Church Building Fund, 100 Janice Drive, Athens, GA 30606.
Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MRS. WOODARD
Pike County native
BRASELTON - Mrs. Sylvia Jean Gaddy Woodard, 62, died Wednesday, October 20, 1999, at Grady Hospital, Atlanta.
Mrs. Woodard was born in Pike County, a daughter of Annie Laurie Gresham, Cleveland, and the late Wesley Hawkins Gaddy. She was the wife of the late Charles R. Woodard.
Graveside services were held Saturday, October 23, in Griffin Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two sons, Harold Ballew, Commerce, and Wesley Ballew, Atlanta; two daughters, Denise Ballew, Kennesaw, and Terri Williams, Commerce; and grandchildren, Ann Michele Ballew, David Colwell, Courtney Gordy, Lisa Bright, Rachel Williams, Jennifer Williams and Brett Ballew; and six great-grandchildren.
McCullough Funeral Home, Griffin, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MR. CLARK
World War II veteran
GILLSVILLE - Cecil L. Clark, 81, died Friday, October 22, 1999, at his residence following an extended illness.
Mr. Clark was a lifelong resident of Hall County. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army in Europe.
Mr. Clark was a retired grading contractor and was of the Baptist denomination. He was preceded in death by a son, David Clark.
Funeral services were held Sunday, October 24, in the chapel of Brewer & Wiley Funeral Home, Gainesville, with the Rev. Swayne Carlan officiating. Burial was in Alta Vista Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia R. Clark; daughter, Ruby Clark, Gainesville; daughter and son-in-law, Patsy and Ron Strickland, Gillsville; one brother, Dallas Clark, Auburn; one sister, Opal Clark, Jefferson; brother-in-law, Horace L. Rogers, Oakwood; and several nieces and nephews.
Brewer & Wiley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MRS. FREEMAN
Grandmother
of countians
BETHLEHEM - Mrs. Brenda Freeman, 56, died Saturday, October 23, 1999.
A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, Mrs. Freeman was a daughter of Eugenia Miller, Winder, and the late Brunell Miller.
She was a housewife. Mrs. Freeman was preceded in death by her husband, Zenous "Shorty" Freeman, and a son, Ricky Freeman.
Funeral services were held Monday, October 25, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Revs. Mike Freeman and Frankie Green officiating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include one daughter, Cindy Price, Monroe; three sisters, Wanda Dalton, Bethlehem, and Louisa Fincher and Nancy Bentley, both of Winder; two brothers, Larry and Mike Miller, both of Winder; four grandchildren, Nickie Price and Chad Price, both of Monroe, and Bryant Freeman and Lance Freeman, both of Braselton; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MR. KNIGHT
World War II veteran
SAUTEE-NACOOCHEE - Eugene Robert Knight, 83, died Monday, October 25, 1999, at Rabun County Memorial Hospital, Clayton, following an extended illness.
Mr. Knight was born May 28, 1916 in White County. He was a son of the late Robert Johnston and Alice Sosebee Knight.
Mr. Knight was a veteran of World War II, having received the Bronze Star, and was a retired mechanic. He was a member of Sautee-Nacoochee Methodist Church.
Mr. Knight was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Kinsey and Elizabeth Davis, and a brother, Henry Knight.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 27, at Sautee-Nacoochee Methodist Church with the Rev. Lyndon Eubanks officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. VFW Post No. 7720 of Cornelia conducted a flag-folding ceremony at graveside.
Survivors include his wife, Rosa Lee Simmons Knight; two sisters, Margaret Bentley, Forest Park, and Helen Nix, Gainesville; two brothers, Bill Knight, Jefferson, and John Perry Knight, Clarkesville; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Hillside Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MISS HIX
Blacks Creek
Baptist member
COMMERCE - Miss Jimmie Francine Hix, 82, died Tuesday, October 26, 1999, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
A native of Banks County, Miss Hix was born October 1, 1917. She was a daughter of Joseph Carlton and Sarah Ethel Martin Hix.
Miss Hix was retired from Oxford Manufacturing and was a member of Blacks Creek Baptist Church, Commerce.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 28, at Blacks Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Coppage officiating. Burial will be in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Miss Hix is survived by a sister, Pauline Lord, Commerce.
The family was to have received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MR. FLEEMAN
Father of countian
WINDER - Ralph J. "Houd" Fleeman, 85, died Tuesday, October 26, 1999.
Mr. Fleeman was born in Barrow County, a son of the late Tom and Mary Lela Doster Fleeman.
He was a member of Sharon Baptist Church. Mr. Fleeman was preceded in death by his wife, Johnnie Mae Mauldin Fleeman.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 28, at Sharon Baptist Church with the Rev. Marion Prather officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Allene F. Richardson, Norcross; one son, Jack Fleeman, Hoschton; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The family was to have received friends from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Carter Funeral Home, Winder.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MRS. BELL
Retired schoolteacher
ATHENS - Mrs. Julia "Judy" Bell, 62, died Saturday, October 23, 1999.
A native of Shelby, N.C., Mrs. Bell was a daughter of Robert Davis, Clyde, N.C., and the late Lilly Ingram Bell.
She had lived in Athens for the last 12 years and was a retired schoolteacher. Mrs. Bell was a member of Chapelwood United Methodist Church, Athens.
Funeal services were held Tuesday, October 26, at Chapelwood United Methodist Church with the Revs. Peggy Little and Ryan Seawright officiating. Burial was in the Prospect United Methodist Church cemetery, Athens.
Survivors, in addition to her father, include her husband, Stan Bell; one daughter, Tina Burnett, Hoschton; one son, Robert Bell, Bogart; one sister, Barbra Dendy, Clyde, N.C.; one brother, Ed Davis, California; and one grandson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Chapelwood United Methodist Church Building Fund, 100 Janice Drive, Athens, GA 30606.
Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MRS. WOODARD
Pike County native
BRASELTON - Mrs. Sylvia Jean Gaddy Woodard, 62, died Wednesday, October 20, 1999, at Grady Hospital, Atlanta.
Mrs. Woodard was born in Pike County, a daughter of Annie Laurie Gresham, Cleveland, and the late Wesley Hawkins Gaddy. She was the wife of the late Charles R. Woodard.
Graveside services were held Saturday, October 23, in Griffin Memorial Gardens.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two sons, Harold Ballew, Commerce, and Wesley Ballew, Atlanta; two daughters, Denise Ballew, Kennesaw, and Terri Williams, Commerce; and grandchildren, Ann Michele Ballew, David Colwell, Courtney Gordy, Lisa Bright, Rachel Williams, Jennifer Williams and Brett Ballew; and six great-grandchildren.
McCullough Funeral Home, Griffin, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999

MRS. BAILEY
Mother of countian
LAWRENCEVILLE - Mrs. Beulah L. Bailey, 74, died Friday, October 22, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Bailey was a daughter of the late Johnny Lord and Susie Connell Harper.
She was a nurse. Mrs. Bailey was preceded in death by her husband, Fred E. Bailey.
Funeral services were held Sunday, October 24, at Corner Stone Church, Madison, with the Rev. Freddy Bell officiating. Burial was in Lawnwood Memorial Park, Covington.
Survivors include five daughters, Cheryl Weatherford, Rutledge, Charlene Stewart and Miriam Vaughn, both of Madison, Wander Lemmonds, Bishop, and Susie Outz, Elberton; two sons, Charlie Weatherford, Athens, and Gene Morrow, Arcade; one sister, Jean Oldham, Oxford; one brother, James R. Harper, Zephyrhills, Fla.; 21 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Simmons Funeral Home, Madison, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, October 27, 1999


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