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OBITUARY PAGE - NOVEMBER 24, 1999 - JEFFERSON, GA

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MR. DALE
Madison County native
COMMERCE - William Howard "Billy" Dale, 60, died Sunday, November 21, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Dale was a son of the late Dock and Hattie Hudson Dale.
He was retired from the automotive business and was a member of Madison Street Baptist Church. Mr. Dale was also a member of the Homer Masonic Lodge 248.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 23, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Bill Manus officiating. Burial was in Sunrise Cemetery, Maysville.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Veal Dale; sons and daughters-in-law, Clay and Helena Dale and Derek and Michelle Dale, all of Jefferson; son, Todd Dale, Commerce; daughters and sons-in-law, Kay and Keith Hardy, Jefferson, and Kim and Rusty Cochran, Maysville; three brothers, Albert Dale, Charlotte, N.C., Gene Dale, Marietta, and Aubrey Dale, Lilburn; six sisters, Frances Center and Peggy Murzynski, both of Athens, Jo Ann Davis, Danielsville, Dorothy Jowers, Jacksonville, Fla., Faye White, Carlton, and Thelma Glenn, Commerce; and eight grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 24, 1999

MR. MULL
Carpenter
BRASELTON - Kenneth Mull, 55, died Thursday, November 18, 1999, at his residence following an extended illness.
Mr. Mull was born in Polk County, a son of the late Luther and Clara Dunn Mull.
He had resided in Braselton since 1980. Mr. Mull was a carpenter and a member of the Hoschton Church of God of Prophecy.
Funeral services were held Saturday, November 20, at Hyde's Chapel Baptist Church, Conyers, with the Rev. Earl Partain officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Mull; one son, Duane Mull, Maysville; three daughters, Tina Baughcum and Robin Andrews, both of Braselton, and Kristy Cook, Maysville; four brothers, Charles Mull, Lawrenceville, Joe Mull, Covington, Tom Mull, Destin, Fla., and Jounior Mull, Rockmart; one sister, Wilma Ledford, Lawrenceville; and eight grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hoschton Church of God of Prophecy, P.O. Box 507, Hoschton, GA 30548, in memory of Mr. Mull.
Carter Funeral Home, Winder, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 24, 1999

MRS. HOWINGTON
Daughter-in-law of countians
TAMPA, FLA. - Mrs. Donna Bennett Howington, 39, died Monday, November 8, 1999, following a sudden illness.
Mrs. Howington was born July 22, 1960, the daughter of Gloria Crist, Franklin, Ga. She was the former wife of Jimmy Dean Howington, Branden, Fla., formerly of Commerce.
Memorial services were held Sunday, November 14, with Elder Carl Graham officiating. Burial was in Franklin, Ga.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two daughters, Michelle Bennett and Tiffany Howington, both of Franklin; one brother, Chuck Bennett, Franklin; one sister, Jennifer Bennett, Franklin; and father and mother-in-law, Billy and Virginia Meeler, Commerce.
Florida Mortuary Funeral and Cremations Services, Tampa, Fla., were in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 24, 1999

MR. NORMAN
Retired bus driver
MAYSVILLE - Harry Douglas Norman Sr., 73, died Friday, November 19, 1999, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mr. Norman was born August 27, 1926, in Wilkes County. He was a son of the late Harry Lester and Martha Estelle Gill Norman.
Mr. Norman was a retired bus driver with Marta and was a member of Virginia Avenue Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Burel Norman.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 24, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.
Survivors include three sons, Gene T. Norman, Decatur, Harry Norman Jr., Dunwoody, and Michael Norman, Dallas, Texas; and one sister, Betty Hale, Chandler, Texas.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 24, 1999

MRS. WILSON
Grey Hill
Cemetery rites
COMMERCE - Mrs. Myrtle S. Wilson, 86, died Sunday, November 21, 1999, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. Wilson was born February 3, 1913, a daughter of the late Willie and Rena Glenn Saxon.
She had worked in the textile industry, having been employed with Harmony Grove Mills. Mrs. Wilson was preceded in death by her husband, William Thurmon Wilson, and two sons, Willis Wilson and Harold Wayne Wilson.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 23, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Revs. David Harbin and Curtis Green officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include two sons, Claude Wilson, Commerce, and William Wilson, Seffner, Fla.; three daughters, Kathleen Anderson, Frances Anthony and Mildred Manders, all of Commerce; 15 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 24, 1999

MR. ARCHER
Jackson County native
ATHENS - Milton L. "Goat" Archer, 64, died Friday, November 19, 1999.
A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, Mr. Archer was a son of the late James Calvin and Bessie Lou Walker Archer.
Graveside services were held Sunday, November 21, in the Attica Baptist Church cemetery with the Rev. Ronnie Healan officiating.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 24, 1999

MRS. GILES
Secretary
COMMERCE - Mrs. Glenda Raye Haney Giles, 54, died Sunday, November 21, 1999, at BJC Medical Center, Com-merce.
Mrs. Giles was born September 6, 1945, in Haywood County, N.C. She was a daughter of William Glen Haney, Homer, and the late Elizabeth Cochrell Haney.
Mrs. Giles was employed as a secretary with State Farm Insurance of Commerce and was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a son, William Scott Delauder.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 24, at Maranatha Baptist Church with the Rev. Al Frix officiating. Burial will be in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Survivors include her husband, Henry Giles; one son, Chris Delauder, Lilburn; one daughter, Glena McCalla, Loganville; one brother, Jeff Haney, Covington; step-mother, Annette Haney, Homer; and five grandchildren.
The family was to have received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 24, 1999

MR. SMITH
Commerce High School graduate
COMMERCE - Larry Charles "Little Larry" Smith Jr. died Saturday, November 20, 1999.
Mr. Smith was born December 20, 1977, at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, the son of Larry and Doris Smith, Commerce.
He received his education in the Jackson County School System and was a 1998 graduate of Commerce High School. Mr. Smith attended Christian Worship Assembly in Hartwell under the leadership of Pastor Fred Vehe. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Sumner and Hazel R. Smith.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 24, at New Faith Methodist Church, Commerce, with the Revs. Frank Earls, pastor, and Milton Mays officiating. Burial will be in Johnstown Cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include three brothers, Kenyatta Smith and Anton Smith, both of Atlanta, and Renard Smith, Commerce; two sisters, Tiffany Smith and Angel Smith, both of Commerce; grandmother, Christine Adair, Dayton, Ohio; grand-uncle, Lloyd Smith, Commerce; and a host of aunts, uncles and other relatives and friends.
Mason Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 24, 1999
MR. BROOKS
Brother of countian
ARNOLDSVILLE - Stanley Nathaniel Brooks, 47, of Arnoldsville, died Friday, November 19, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Mr. Brooks was a son of Mary Hill Bradberry, Lincolnton, and the late Claude Earl Brooks.
Funeral services were held Sunday, November 21, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, with the Rev. Dan May officiating. Ronnie Fulcher, Buster Smith, Kevin Conway, Tim Christian, Coile Miller, Randy Holloway, Roy Dellinger, Donald Dellinger, Joey Fulcher and Joe Isler served as honorary pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Judy Brooks; one daughter, Shannon Toney, Athens; one son, Nathan Brooks, Danielsville; one sister, Claudia Dellinger, Commerce; one grandson and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Georgia Affiliate, 1353 Jennings Mill Road, Athens, GA 30606.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 24, 1999

MRS. MCDANIEL
Sharon Baptist
Church member
WINDER - Mrs. Flora M. McDaniel, 85, died Friday, November 19, 1999.
Mrs. McDaniel was born in Barrow County, a daughter of the late Will and Lula Ewins Bowles.
She was a lifelong resident of Barrow County, a retired seamstress and a member of Sharon Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Sunday, November 21, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Robbie Black officiating. Burial was in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Jackie and Barbara McDaniel, Winder; sisters, Louise Bryant and Vera Bowles, both of Winder; granddaughters, Darlene Evans and Denise Dailiey, both of Winder; and four great-grandchildren.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 24, 1999

MRS. SWIFF
Good Hope Baptist Church member
NICHOLSON - Mrs. Sara Jean Swiff, 58, died Friday, November 19, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Swiff was a daughter of the late Fletcher and Margie Wingfield.
She was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church, Hull.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 23, at Good Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Thomas officiating. Burial was in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Survivors include three sons, Michael Bernard Swiff, Jefferson, and Gregory Keith Swiff and Frederick L. Swiff, both of Nicholson; five sisters, Lucy Johnson and Hattie Flint, both of Athens, Claudette Chandler and Mary Burks, both of Nicholson, and Jessie Brightwell, Bogart; six brothers, Alvin Wingfield, Washington, D.C., Henry Wingfield, Monroe, and Wiley Wingfield, Virgil Wingfield, Ernest Wingfield and William Wingfield, all of Athens; and six grandchildren.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 24, 1999

MR. DANIEL
Grandfather
of countian
WINDER - Eugene E. Daniel, 95, died Saturday, November 20, 1999.
Mr. Daniel was a son of the late Marion N. and Carrie Bailey Daniel.
Funeral services were held Monday, November 22, in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Joel Shadburn officiating. Burial was in Freeman Cemetery, Bogart.
Survivors include two sisters, Lucile Boyd and Margaret Hardegree, both of Winder; one brother, Bailey Daniel, Bogart; two granddaughters, Lara Passmore, Maysville, and Jamie Westbrook, Lavonia; and six great-grandchildren.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 24, 1999

MR. EL
Jackson County native
ATHENS - Don H. El, 85, died Wednesday, November 17, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. El was a son of the late Elijah and Carrie Badger Harris.
Memorial services were held Sunday, November 21, in the chapel of Hurley Funeral Home with Brother Claude Bey officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Annie L. El; two daughters, Lenora Harris, East Orange, N.J., and Vernetta H. Turner, Philadelphia, Pa.; one son, Isacc H. Harris, Phoenix, Ariz.; one step-daughter, Sheila Davis, Hampton, Va.; two step-sons, Clifford Bussey, Athens, and John Muhammad, New Orleans, La.; two sisters, Minnie Valdez, Douglasville, and Molley Bias, Michigan; one brother, Elijah Harris, Michigan; two step-brothers, Floyd Harris and Buster Harris; 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Hurley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 24, 1999

MR. DORSEY
Uncle of countians
GAINESVILLE - Delmar W. Dorsey, 82, died Thursday, November 18, 1999, at his residence following an extended illness.
A native of Gainesville, Mr. Dorsey was the owner of Depot Barber Shop in Gainesville for more than 50 years. He was a member of Springway Baptist Church and a member of the American Legion in Gainesville. Mr. Dorsey was also a Mason and a Shriner.
Funeral services were held Sunday, November 21, in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville, with the Rev. Arnold Jones Jr. officiating. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Gainesville.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Whiz Tatum, Duluth; one sister, Mandy Marshbanks, Gainesville; daughter-in-law, Gladys Smith, Gainesville; grandchildren, Mike Tatum and Mickey Cook, both of Duluth, and Missy Davidson, Alto; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, including Jody and Sharon Dorsey, Talmo.
Memorial Park Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, November 24, 1999


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