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OBITUARY PAGE - NOVEMBER 3, 1999 - JEFFERSON, GA

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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 Jackson Herald, 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 Jackson Herald, November 3, 1999

MR. MOULDER
Jackson County native
WINDER - James D. Moulder, 72, died Saturday, October 30, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Moulder was a retired textile manufacturing employee. He was a member of Sharon Baptist Church, Hoschton.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 2, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Doyle Simms officiating. Burial was in the Sharon Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Moulder; daughter and son-in-law, Vicki and Don Dockery, Auburn; daughter, Jo Moon, Watkinsville; son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Terri Moulder, Braselton; grandchildren, Candice Snowden and Brian and Paula Moulder; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 3, 1999

MR. CHILDS
Retired security guard
ATHENS - Frank Childs Sr., 66, died Thursday, October 28, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Childs was a son of the late James Willie and Lenora Hendrix Childs.
He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and was a retired security guard with the E.P.A. Mr. Childs was preceded in death by his wife, Clarsy C. Childs, and a daughter, Jennie Marie Crowell.
Funeral services were held Sunday, October 31, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Elmer Butler officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Wendall Evans, Jeff Evans, Mike Tittle, Lee Benton, Robert Cunningham and Mike Mattox served as pallbearers.
Survivors include two daughters, Charlotte Tittle, Winterville, and Betty Jean Smith, Jefferson; three sons, Billy Trammell, Colton, Calif., Curtis Lee Childs, Athens, and Frank Childs Jr., Newnan; two sisters, Frances Maddox, Bogart, and Nettie Bradshaw, Jefferson; two brothers, Otis Childs, Athens, and James R. Childs, Hull; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 3, 1999

MRS. MURRAY
Moons Grove Baptist Church member
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 Jackson Herald, November 3, 1999

MR. KEEFER
Former
Maysville resident
INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH, FLA. - Clarence F. "Franz" Keefer, 80, formerly of Maysville, died Wednesday, October 27, 1999, at his residence following an extended illness.
Mr. Keefer was born in Wheeling, W.Va. He was a veteran of World War II, having served during the Battle of the Bulge. Mr. Keefer moved to Brevard County from Maysville in 1998. He worked as a horticulturist, nursery man and cabinet maker.
Private funeral services were held.
Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Keefer; one son, Franz "Biron" Keefer, Indian Harbour Beach, Fla.; and one sister, Beatrice "Jane" Keefer Lowe, Wheeling, W.Va.
Beach Funeral Home, Indian Harbour Beach, Fla., was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 3, 1999

MR. STOREY
U.S. Army veteran
JEFFERSON - Taylor Dickson Storey, 88, died Sunday, October 31, 1999, at his residence following a brief illness.
Mr. Storey was born November 11, 1910 in Jackson County. He was a son of the late Clifford Taylor and Eddie Dickson Storey.
Mr. Storey was a graduate of Martin Institute and a graduate of the Citadel in Charleston, S.C. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II, and received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.
Mr. Storey retired from the Jackson Electric Membership Corporation, with more than 40 years of service, and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Jefferson. He was also a member of the American Legion and the Jefferson Rotary Club.
Mr. Storey was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Parris Storey, and a son, Taylor Dickson Storey Jr.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 3, at the First United Methodist Church of Jefferson with the Rev. Gary Whatley officiating. Burial was in Woodbine Cemetery, Jefferson. Bill Ormsby and Mr. Dickson's grandsons served as pallbearers.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Caroline Storey Huff and Adam Huff, Athens; daughter, Posy Storey Riddle, Athens; two sisters, Mabeth Storey Haley, Jefferson, and Joyce Storey Etheridge, Arcade; grandchildren, William Dwight Howard Jr., Caroline Howard Newhouse, Clifford Hardin Howard, Timothy Lee Howard, Joel Dickson Riddle, Thomas Ray Riddle Jr., Dorothy Parris Riddle and Sarah Catherine Riddle; great-grandchildren, Sadie, Cameron, Taylor, Zachary, Erin, Tena, Samantha and Morgan; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Jefferson, P.O. Box 96, Jefferson, GA 30549, or to the Jefferson City School System Foundation, P.O. Box 507, Jefferson, GA 30549.
Jackson Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 3, 1999

MR. WADDELL
U.S. Army veteran
HULL - Van Leeman "Red" Waddell, 82, died Monday, November 1, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Waddell was a son of the late Marion Boyd and Lillie Jones Waddell.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II, and was a retired auto mechanic. Mr. Waddell was a member of Central Baptist Church, Athens.
He was preceded in death by a son, Johnny Boyd Waddell.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 4, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with the Rev. Dennis Kesler officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park. Paul J. Waddell, John M. Barton, Cindy L. Barton, Jason Sartain, Matt Sartain and Charles Fouche will serve as pallbearers.
Survivors include his wife, Volina Sue Kelley Waddell; two daughters, Victoria Sartain, Hull, and Beatrice Fitzpatrick, Commerce; one son, Paul Waddell, Hull; three sisters, Frances Griffeth, Watkinsville, Annis Haggard, Winder, and Robbie Haggard, Commerce; one brother, Walter Waddell, Nicholson; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, 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 Jackson Herald, November 3, 1999

MRS. WILEY
Homemaker
MAYSVILLE - Mrs. Frances Helen Wiley, 53, died Wednesday, November 3, 1999, at her residence.
Mrs. Wiley was born August 26, 1946, in Carnesville. She was a daughter of the late Ed and Mae Belle Cotton Brock.
Mrs. Wiley was a homemaker.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 5, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Harvey Smith officiating. Burial will be in Sunrise Cemetery, Maysville.
Survivors include her husband, Jessie Sonny Wiley; one son, Doug Wiley, Homer; one daughter, Eva Embrick, Maysville; two brothers, Calvin Brock, Homer, and Winfred Brock, Maysville; three sisters, Dorothy Ballenger, Commerce, and Lutrelle Parr and Ruby Roberts, both of Maysville; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Ivie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 3, 1999

MRS. FARR
Gospel Light Baptist Church member
WINDER - Mrs. Reba Farr, 85, died Saturday, October 30, 1999.
Mrs. Farr was a native of Lincoln County, Tenn.
She was a homemaker and a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church, Winder. Mrs. Farr was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Roy Farr, in 1978.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 2, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home, Fayetteville, Tenn., with the Rev. Billy Langford officiating. Burial was in Kirkland Cemetery, Fayetteville.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, James and Deverda Farr, Winder; two sisters, Mrs. Gracie Holman and Mrs. Elner Honea, both of Fayetteville, Tenn.; grandson, James Alan Farr, Winder; granddaughter, Janet Ash, Winder; four great-granddaughters and numerous nieces and nephews.
Carter Funeral Home, Winder, was in charge of local arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 3, 1999

MRS. COLLINS
Retail sales clerk
WINDER - Mrs. Evelyn Collins, 69, died Saturday, October 30, 1999.
Mrs. Collins was a native of Barrow County.
She had worked as a retail sales clerk and attended Union Grove Baptist Church, Auburn.
Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 1, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Donnie Pennington officiating. Burial was in the Appalachee Baptist Church cemetery, Auburn.
Survivors include two daughters, Kay Lewis, Lawrenceville, and Teresa Butler, Statham; one sister, Mae Gower, Florida; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 3, 1999

MR. CRAWFORD
Athens First
Methodist member
ATHENS - Bryce Crawford, 70, died Sunday, October 24, 1999.
A native and lifelong resident of Clarke County, Mr. Crawford was a son of the late Walter D. and Darris Eckles Crawford.
He was a member of the First Methodist Church of Athens, where he was active in the Tuck Bible Class. Mr. Crawford was also a member of the Masonic Lodge of Athens.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 27, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, with Dr. Bill Britt and the Rev. Grady Wigley officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park. Michael Chapeau, Charles Chapeau, Bobby Matthews, Bob Turner, C.L. Potts and Donald Barnett served as pallbearers.
Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Gray, New Orleans, La., and Kayce Jones, Marietta; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Armand L. Chapeau, Griffin; five nieces and nephews and one great-nephew.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Scottish Rite Children's Hospital, c/o Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation Dept., 1680 Tullie Circle NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-2321, Attention: Pearl Berry.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 3, 1999


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