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OBIT PAGE - DECEMBER 8, 1999 - DANIELSVILLE, GA

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J. Waymon Barrett
J. Waymon Barrett, 61, of Danielsville, died Wednesday, December 1, 1999.
A native of Jackson County, Mr. Barrett was a son of Hubert J. Barrett, Commerce, and the late Tabbie Hart Barrett.
He was self-employed as a heavy equipment operator.
Funeral services were held Friday, December 3, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Madison Chapel, with the Rev. Dennis Kesler officiating. Burial was in the New Haven Church cemetery. Dale Nash, Travis Hooper, Blain Smith, David Williamson, Eddie Freeman and James Argo served as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include one daughter, Kathy Harper, Danielsville; three sons, Tommy Barrett, Mark Barrett and Terry Barrett, all of Danielsville; one sister, Patricia Cronic, Danielsville; one brother, Jerry Barrett, Danielsville; and four grandchildren.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Madison Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 8, 1999

Jessie P. Jones
Mrs. Jessie Pauline Jones, 91, of Hull, died Sunday, December 5, 1999.
Mrs. Jones was a daughter of the late James Wesley and Beulah Chandler Holcomb.
She was a lifelong resident of Madison County and was retired from the Georgia Center For Continuing Education. Mrs. Jones was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School and was the church pianist for several years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Grady Thomas Jones, a brother, Watson H. Holcomb, and a sister, Selena Lampkin.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 8, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Wood officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Gerald Torbert, Greensboro; two sisters, Ruby H. Matthews, Hull, and Margie H. Jones, Athens; one brother, James A. Holcomb; three grandchildren, David Torbert and Kelly Torbert Hayes, both of Greensboro, and Tammy Torbert Manley, Anniston, Ala.; and four great-grandchildren.
Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 8, 1999

Zigrid M. English
Mrs. Zigrid Maria English, 70, of Colbert, died Sunday, December 5, 1999.
Mrs. English was born in Riga, Latvia, the daughter of Helen Sultkowskis Cederbaum and the late Herbert Cederbaum.
She was a homemaker and was a member of St. Mary's Hospital Auxillary. Mrs. English was also a member of the VFW Auxillary Post 2872.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 7, at Colbert Baptist Church with the Rev. Earl Dunmon officiating. Burial was in the Colbert Cemetery. Rick Davis, Jamie Sproull, Kenny Sproull, Clint Long, Doug Goodin and Chan English served as pallbearers.
In addition to her mother, Mrs. English is survived by her husband, Samuel Anthony English.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 8, 1999

Sarah K. Wilson
Mrs. Sarah Kathleen Wilson, 86, of Hull, died Tuesday, November 30, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Wilson was a daughter of the late Allie N. and Susie Belle Williams Spratlin.
Mrs. Wilson will long be remembered by those she taught so faithfully for over 30 years in the 4 & 5 Year Old Sunday School Class of Hull Baptist Church, where she was a member and served her Lord so willingly, family members stated.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Hoyt Wilson, a daughter, Shirley Ann Wilson Perry, a grandson, J. Kevin Wilson, and a sister, Allena Spratlin Carithers.
Funeral services were held Thursday, December 2, at Hull Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Crowe officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law and granddaughter, Altrin and Janice Wilson and Mandy, all of Watkinsville; daughter and son-in-law and children, Carlene W. and Bobby Clements and Carla C. and Marc Patterson, Cory, Tracy and J.R. Clements and Christa, Lewis and Chase Burdette, all of Comer. The children and grandchildren of her deceased daughter, Mike and Robin Perry; Wilson, Ann Kennedy and Dottie Jeanne Perry, Alpharetta; Cindy P. Nelms, Colbert; Shaun Nelms, Athens; Megan P., James and Nikki McCart, Greensboro; and Susan P., Timmy and Trevor Evans, Milledgeville.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Hull Baptist Church.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 8, 1999

David Smith
David Smith, 82, of Commerce, died Friday, December 3, 1999, at BJC Nursing Home, Commerce, following an extended illness.
Mr. Smith was born in Madison County, a son of the late Jordan and Pearl Lee Smith.
He was a retired farmer and a member of Homer First Baptist Church. Mr. Smith was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 5, at Homer First Baptist Church with the Rev. Fred Wilson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mr. Smith's sons and grandsons served as pallbearers, with granddaughters serving as flower ladies.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Gertrude Smith; daughters, Lucile Smith, Nicholson, and Dottie Smith, Commerce; daughter and son-in-law, Martha and William Borders, Commerce, sons and daughters-in-law, Garnett and Clara Smith and Donnie and Katrina Smith, all of Commerce, and A.D. and Eleanor Smith, Homer; sisters-in-law, Mrs. Mary Kirkpatrick and Mrs. Lucile Hill; 13 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Moss-Stovall-Neal Funeral Home, Toccoa, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 8, 1999

Eula J. Fields
Mrs. Eula Jewrell Fields, 80, of Colbert, died Tuesday, November 30, 1999.
Mrs. Fields was born in Oglethorpe County, a daughter of the late George Franklin and Amanda Coile Peterman.
She was a homemaker and a member of Colbert Baptist Church. Mrs. Fields was preceded in death by her husband, William Troy Fields.
Graveside services were held Thursday, December 2, in Colbert City Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Garrett officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Jerrie Ann Edwards and Joyce Bond, both of Danielsville; two sons, Jimmy E. Fields, Colbert, and William B. Fields, Danielsville; one brother, Jack Peterman; 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Eula Jewrell Fields Memorial Fund, 444 Rogers Mill Road, Danielsville, GA 30633.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 8, 1999

James M. King
James M. King, of Bowman, died Monday, November 29, 1999, at Elbert County Hospital, Elberton.
Mr. King was born December 19, 1940, in Madison County. He was a son of Mrs. Nellie Sue Parham King, Royston, and the late Emerson King.
Mr. King was employed with the Auto Zone Company in Lavonia, and formerly worked with Oxford Manufacturing Company. He was a member of Corinth Congregational Holiness Church.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 1, in the chapel of Pruitte Funeral Home, Royston, with the Revs. Carl Herring and Kenneth Vanderford officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery. Kevin Coile, Kenneth King, Tommy Eller, Arnold Dove, Lamar Brown and Mason Price served as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Linda Barton King; one son, Greg A. King, Bowman; one daughter, Regina King Rice, Elberton; one brother, Jackie King, Danielsville; and grandchildren, Joshua and Janna King, Kayla Rice and Justin Bryant.
Pruitte Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 8, 1999

David A. Drake Jr.
David A. Drake Jr., 27, of Nicholson, died Wednesday, December 1, 1999.
Mr. Drake was born in Elandville, N.Y., a son of Virginia Artist Drake and the late David Abit Drake Sr.
He was employed with Triple D Welding and was of the Holiness denomination.
Funeral services were held Saturday, December 4, at Macedonia Independent Holiness Church with the Rev. Artis Anglin officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Tim Porterfield, Johnny Luthi, Pat Cromer, Preston Farmer, Kelly Farmer and Jonathan Towe served as pallbearers.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Debra Yvonne Strickland Drake; six sisters, Sherie Cromer, Hull, Pamela Towe, Lexington, Ginny Porterfield, Danielsville, Alice Drake, Carnesville, Kristi Bell, Canon, and Elizabeth Luthi, Nicholson; and several nieces and nephews.
Brown Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 8, 1999

Florence H. Minish
Mrs. Florence Hix Minish, 96, of Commerce, died Monday, December 6, 1999, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. Minish was born January 19, 1903, in Madison County. She was a daughter of the late Luther and Pearl Bolton Hix.
Mrs. Minish was the former owner of City Appliance and Furniture Store. She was a member of Erastus Christian Church, Commerce, where she was the oldest member. Mrs. Minish was preceded in death by her husband, Walter N. Minish.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 8, at Erastus Christian Church with the Revs. Jim Lugo and Billy Glosson officiating. Burial was in Grey Hill Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include one son, Dr. J. Albert Minish, Commerce; one daughter, Hazel Benton, Commerce; two sisters, Azerlee Millican and Wilma Williamson, both of Commerce; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 8, 1999



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