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OBIT PAGE - NOVEMBER 3, 1999 - DANIELSVILLE, GA

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Robert H. Daniel Jr.
Robert Hoyt Daniel Jr., 67, of Danielsville, 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 Madison County Journal, November 3, 1999

Marvin R. Moon
Marvin Reid Moon, 67, of Colbert, died Monday, November 1, 1999.
A native of Cabarrus County, N.C., Mr. Moon was a son of the late J.P. and Gladys McCarty Moon.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Korean Conflict, and was retired from Vend Inc. and United Services. Mr. Moon was a member of Colbert First Baptist Church.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, November 3, in Colbert Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Eberhart Moon; son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Linda Sue Moon, Colbert; two sisters, Ernestine Fleeming, Conyers, and Ann Emery, Danielsville; grandson, Will Moon; and several nieces and nephews.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 3, 1999

Marie LaMotte
Mrs. Marie "Thach" LaMotte, 61, of Comer, died Tuesday, October 26, 1999.
Mrs. LaMotte was born in Cantho, South Vietnam, a daughter of the late Thach Phvoc and Dao Thi Phi.
She was a housekeeper and of the Catholic faith. Mrs. LaMotte was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Joseph LaMotte.
Memorial services were held Saturday, October 30, in the chapel of Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, with Father Joy Nellissery officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Wilbanks, Comer, and Gina Whittington, Sebring, Fla.; one son, Billy LaMotte, Savannah; and eight grandchildren.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 3, 1999

Sarah A. Hansford
Mrs. Sarah Alma Wheless Hansford, 88, of Colbert, died Tuesday, October 26, 1999.
Mrs. Hansford was born in Oglethorpe County, a daughter of the late John and Virgie Matthews Wheless.
She was retired from Chase Street Cafe and was a member of East Athens Baptist Church. Mrs. Hansford was preceded in death by her husband, Allan Hansford.
Funeral services were held Thursday, October 28, in the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Revs. Don Fuller and David Shelley officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park. Buddy Hansford, Sonny Hansford, Billy Hansford, David Bellew, James Brown and Johnny Sorrow served as pallbearers.
Survivors include one daughter, Joyce A. Bellew, Hull; two sons, Charles F. Hansford, Jacksonville, Fla., and Mark E. Hansford, Hull; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Bernstein Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 3, 1999

Frank Childs Sr.
Frank Childs Sr., 66, of Athens, 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 Madison County Journal, November 3, 1999

Frank H. Carithers Jr.
Frank H. Carithers Jr., of Comer, 69, died Wednesday, October 27, 1999.
Mr. Carithers was a son of Bertha Carithers and the late Frank Carithers Sr.
He was a retired employee of the City of Athens and was a member of Holly Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Carithers was a member of the N.A.A.C.P., served on the Madison County Board of Family and Children Services and was a city council member for the City of Comer.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 30, at Holly Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Ronnie Gantt and Scottie Randolph officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Lizzie Carithers; four daughters, Cheryl Carithers Zeigler, Detroit, Mich., Rochelle Skelton, Hull, Terri Alice Carithers, Athens, and Krystal Carithers, Tuskegee, Ala.; three sons, Donnerall Deadwyler, Atlanta, Glenn Carithers and Gary Carithers, both of Comer; and one brother, Douglas Carithers.
Mack & Payne Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 3, 1999

Sara E. Murray
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.
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Sallie B. Riden
Mrs. Sallie Bell Riden, 94, of Carlton, died Monday, October 25, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. Riden was a daughter of the late Byrd and Julie Smith.
She was a member of Rockey Branch Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Mother Board. Mrs. Riden was preceded in death by her first husband, Henry Walton, and her second husband, W.C. Riden.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 30, at Rockey Branch Baptist Church with the Revs. William Jennings, Luther Mahoney and Ervin Norman officiating. Burial was Fork Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Dora Downer, Carlton; three grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, 19 great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel, Lexington, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 3, 1999

Martha M. McPherson
Mrs. Martha M. McPherson, 64, of Wedowee, Ala., died Saturday, October 30, 1999.
A native of Oglethorpe County, Mrs. McPherson was a daughter of the late John Bonner and Betty Hancock Moon.
She was a former resident of Buchanan, a school bus driver in Haralson County, and a member of Mt. Grove Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Monday, November 1, at Mt. Grove Baptist Church, Wedowee, Ala., with the Revs. Donald Spradlin and Eugene Akins officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Kenny McPherson, Joshua McPherson, Shane McPherson, Ora McPherson, Eric Seibert and Joey Fletcher served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Kevin Lambert, Andy Lambert and Jamie McPherson.
Survivors include her husband, Ted McPherson; five sons, John McPherson, Amarillo, Texas, Vernon McPherson, Calhoun, David McPherson, Bremen, and Barry McPherson and Lamar McPherson, both of Buchanan; six sisters, Elizabeth Miller, Waycross, Janie Sorrow and Rebecca Paul, both of Carlton, Eualla Bennett, Athens, Clara Seymour and Betty Jean Waters, both of Comer; one brother, Richard Moon, Fayetteville; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee, Ala., was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 3, 1999

Laura J. Powell
Mrs. Laura Jacquelyn Powell, of Douglasville, died Monday, October 25, 1999.
Mrs. Powell was a daughter of the late Jesse Starks and Florence Alice Roebuck.
She was a member of Fork Creek Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Thursday, October 28, at Fork Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. H.L. Dotson officiating. Burial was in Shiloh Church Cemetery. Freddie Anderson Sr., Ronnie Burden, Harold Green Jr., Bobby Perez, Johnny Thornton, Roosevelt Howard, Thomas Rucker and Phillip Collins served as pallbearers. Mrs. Powell's nephews and great-nephews served as honorary pallbearers. Ethel Taylor, Mattie Moon, Frances Maddox, Mattie Sue Riden, Annie Lou Nowells, Valarie Henderson, Mae Sue Bailey and Teresa Maddox served as flower bearers. Mrs. Powell's nieces and great-nieces served as honorary flower bearers.
Mrs. Powell is survived by one son, Michael Powell, Douglasville; and one sister, Jessie May Riden, Carlton.
C.W. Phelps Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, November 3, 1999



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