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OBITUARY PAGE - NOVEMBER 3, 1999 - HOMER, GA

MISS HIX
Blacks Creek Baptist Church 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 were held Thursday, October 28, at Blacks Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Coppage officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Miss Hix is survived by a sister, Pauline Lord, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, November 3, 1999

MRS. STINSON
Homemaker
COMMERCE - Mrs. Nellie Bray Stinson, 86, a resident of the BJC Nursing Home, formerly of Thomasville, N.C., died Thursday, October 28, 1999, at BJC Medical Center.
Mrs. Stinson was born August 22, 1913 in Banks County. She was a daughter of the late Hubert Cleveland Bray and Cora Bray.
Mrs. Stinson was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Thomasville, N.C. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Howard Stinson, on January 15, 1990.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 30, in the chapel of J.C. Green & Sons, Thomasville, N.C. Burial was in Thomasville City Cemetery, North Carolina.
Survivors include nephew and wife, John and Angela McEver, Commerce; and nieces, Mrs. Lois Segars, Tampa, Fla., and Mrs. Nancy Freeman, Carrollton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 9 Cramer Street, Thomasville, NC 27360.
The Banks County News, November 3, 1999

MRS. SEGERS
Homemaker
CORNELIA - Mrs. Ozelle English Segers, 56, died Wednesday, October 27, 1999, at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Segers was born September 19, 1943 in Habersham County. She was a daughter of Brady English, Demorest, and Eva Mae Hill Allen, Cornelia.
Mrs. Segers was a homemaker and a member of Cornelia First Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her step-father, Oliver Allen, and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Estes and Rosa Lee Ballew Segers.
Funeral services were held Friday, October 29, at Cornelia First Presbyterian Church with the Revs. Blaine Walker, Ken Coomer and Mickey Umbehant officiating. Burial was in Level Grove Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her husband, Carroll E. Segers; sons and daughters-in-law, Kent and Robbie Stewart, Cornelia, and Jeff and Lorri Segers, Clarkesville; sons, Tracy V. Stewart and Mark E. Segers, both of Cornelia; daughter, Pam Segers, Memphis, Tenn.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lavada and Bob Warren, Toccoa, Gail and Golden Barron, Cleveland, and Linda and Phil Garrison, Cornelia; and grandchildren, Zane and Alyson Stewart, Cornelia, and Caleb and Daye Segers, Clarkesville.
McGahee-Griffin Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, November 3, 1999

MRS. WISE
Commerce native
COMMERCE - Mrs. Joyce S. Wise, 77, died Wednesday, October 27, 1999, at her residence.
Mrs. Wise was born September 14, 1922 in Commerce. She was a daughter of the late Carlton and Lessie Keesee Massey.
Funeral services were held Friday, October 29, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Elwyn Wilbanks officiating. Burial was in the Cabin Creek Baptist Church cemetery, Commerce.
Mrs. Wise is survived by one son, Joel Wise, Athens; and one brother, Lowell Massey, Commerce.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, November 3, 1999

CAREY
Infant
BALDWIN - William Brooks Carey, infant son of Melissa Dawn Brooks and Brian Keith Carey, Baldwin, died Saturday, October 30, 1999, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville.
Carey was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandfather, Bobby K. Stallings, and paternal great-grandfather, William Howard Carey.
Graveside services were held Monday, November 1, in the Providence Baptist Church cemetery, Batesville, with the Revs. Tony Kemp and Don Drawdy officiating.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his maternal grandmother, Lynn Stallings Turpin, Gainesville; maternal grandfather and step-grandmother, Joe and Myrtis Brooks, Batesville; paternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Faye and Lamar Cochran, Commerce; paternal grandfather and step-grandmother, Norman and Joyce Boswell, Maysville; maternal great-grandmother, Ruth Waddell Stallings, Clarkesville; paternal great-grandparents, J.R. and Rosemary Brooks, Lakemont; and paternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth Carey, Baldwin.
Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, November 3, 1999

MRS. SEGARS
Former secretary
CARNESVILLE - Mrs. Betty Shirley King Segars, 64, died Monday, November 1, 1999, at Cobb Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Segars was born April 24, 1935 in Hall County. She was a daughter of the late Owen and Mary Loggins King.
Mrs. Segars was a homemaker and had worked as a secretary at Franklin County High School. She attended New Bethel Baptist Church and the First Independent School Mission Church in Toccoa.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 3, at New Bethel Baptist Church with the Revs. Tommy Childress, Almon Yearwood, Kevin Kurtz and Robert Bowers officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Bruce Lamar "Boots" Segars; two daughters, Shirley Willis, Hartwell, and Wanda Gilleland, Carnesville; three sisters, Gladys Head, Conyers, Carolyn Brown, Tucker, and Janice Hestley, Griffin; and five grandchildren.
Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, November 3, 1999

MRS. MURRAY
Sewing machine operator
ATHENS - Mrs. Sara Elizabeth Murray, 75, of Athens, died Thursday, October 28, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Murray was a daughter of the late Willie Edward and Mattie Mae Blew Wills.
She had been employed with Thomas Textile as a sewing machine operator and was a member of Moons Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. Murray was preceded in death by her husband, John T. Murray, two sons, John Junior Murray and John Edward Murray, and a daughter, Dorothy Jean Murray.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 30, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Revs. Elmer Butler and B.G. Miller and the Rev. Haney officiating. Burial was in the Moons Grove Baptist Church cemetery. Nelson Calloway, Wayne Anderson, Allen Cowart, Larry Evans, Lamar Evans and Allen Gunter served as pallbearers.
Survivors include one daughter, Martha Taylor, Athens; two sisters, Gladis Mann, Nicholson, and Betty Calloway, Winterville; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, November 3, 1999

MR. DANIEL
Korean War veteran
DANIELSVILLE - Robert Hoyt Daniel Jr., 67, died Wednesday, October 27, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Daniel was a son of the late Robert Hoyt Daniel Sr. and Laura Sexton Daniel.
He was a veteran of the Korean War.
Graveside services were held Saturday, October 30, in Danielsville Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Lanny Cobb officiating.
Mr. Daniel is survived by a niece and nephew.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Banks County News, November 3, 1999



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