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OBITUARY PAGE - OCTOBER 27, 1999 - DANIELSVILLE, GA


Troy W. Thompson
Troy Winston Thompson, 89, of Colbert, died Wednesday, October 20, 1999.
Mr. Thompson was born in Madison County, the son of the late David and Sarah Patterson Thompson.
He was a farmer and was a member of Colbert Baptist Church for some 50 years.
Funeral services were held Friday, October 22, at Colbert Baptist Church with the Revs. Don Fuller, Jon Messarra and Tom Lang officiating. Burial was in Colbert Cemetery. G.W. McCurley, Paul Burroughs, Dan Daniel, Mike Hillsman, Steve Bates and Leland Morgan served as pallbearers.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Power Thompson; one daughter, Willie Ruth Lord, Colbert; one sister, Louella Burroughs, Charlotte, N.C.; one grandchild, one great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 27, 1999

Burrough Bennett
Burrough Bennett, 74, of Royston, died Wednesday, October 20, 1999, at his residence.
Mr. Bennett was born March 1, 1925 in Franklin County. He was a son of the late Matt E. and Cora Gilliam Bennett.
Mr. Bennett was a retired supervisor with Comer Manufacturing Company and had been employed with Bi-Lo Grocery Store in Royston. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jim V. Bennett and Chester Bennett, and a sister, Hazel Mulkey.
Funeral services were held Friday, October 22, in the chapel of Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Dennis Kesler, Jonathan Randall and Mike Crowe officiating. Burial was in the New Hope Congregational Holiness Church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Lettie Mae Phillips Bennett; one son, Andy Bennett, Royston; two daughters, Reba Boyer and Louise Langston, both of Royston; one brother, Boyce H. Bennett, Royston; two sisters, Bernice King, Royston, and Willie Booth, Pendleton, S.C.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Pruitte Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 27, 1999

Sara L. Moore
Mrs. Sara Lois Moore, 79, of Athens, 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 Madison County Journal, October 27, 1999

Sara T. Porter
Mrs. Sara T. Porter, 70, of Bogart, died Sunday, October 24, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mrs. Porter was a daughter of the late Eula Cobb and Clarence E. Thornton Sr.
She was a member of Mars Hill Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 27, at Mars Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. Bill Nash and Charles Jones officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Greg Healan, Dave Duramus, Ronnie Thomas, Kenny Ober, Harold Smith and Dewey Lance served as pallbearers.
Survivors include her husband, Howard Porter; one son, Eric Porter, High Shoals; two grandchildren, Angelica Porter and Jasmine Porter; and four nieces, Rita Draher, Stone Mountain, Patsy McWhorter, Bogart, Sabrina Thornton, Tucker, and Heather Sikes, Statham.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 27, 1999

Alma A. Sellers
Mrs. Alma Anthony Sellers, 94, of Commerce, died Tuesday, October 19, 1999, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. Sellers was born June 12, 1905, a daughter of the late John J. and Grave Venable Anthony.
She was retired from Commerce Sportswear and was a member of Cabin Creek Baptist Church, Commerce. Mrs. Sellers was preceded in death by her husband, Homer V. Sellers.
Funeral services were held Thursday, October 21, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. Troy Herbert, Elwin Wilbanks and Paul Vickery officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include three sisters, Lottie Nix, Olivia Shirley and Frances Wilbanks, all of Commerce; and a special nephew, Gerald Bridges, Hull.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 27, 1999

Sara J. Brown
Mrs. Sara Jean Brown, 65, Colbert, died Monday, October 25, 1999.
Mrs. Brown was a daughter of Bill Casper, Winder, and the late Floy Holiday.
She was a member of Light of Calvary Baptist Church, Conyers. Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Orell Brown, a son, Freddie Brown, a sister, Mary Ann Griffeth, and a brother, James Casper.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 27, in the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Don Fuller officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors, in addition to her father, include one son, Ronald Brown, Colbert; two daughters, Teresa Wells, Athens, and Sandra Norris, Iva, S.C.; one sister, Laura Rooks, Winder; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Corporate Square, Bldg. #1, Suite 127, Atlanta, GA 30329.
Bernstein Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 27, 1999

Aubrey J. Perry
Aubrey Jewel Perry, 87, of Commerce, 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 Madison County Journal, October 27, 1999
Cecil S. McKie
Cecil Seaborn McKie, 49, of Jefferson, 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 May McKie, Colbert.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, October 27, 1999



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