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OBIT PAGE - DECEMBER 15, 1999 - DANIELSVILLE, GA

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William D. Pittman
William D. Pittman, 74, of Hull, died Monday, December 13, 1999.
Mr. Pittman was born in Ware County, the son of the late Dophin and Carrie Hendrix Pittman.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during World War II, and had owned a personal care home in St. Petersburg, Fla., before retiring to Athens. Mr. Pittman was a member of the American Legion and was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 16, in the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. Gerald Bishop officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Davis Pittman; one daughter, Susan Kingsolver, Hull; one son, Jack O. Pittman, Hull; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
The family was to have received friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 15, 1999

Earnest H. Johnson
Earnest Holden Johnson, 95, of Athens, died Monday, December 13, 1999.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Johnson was a son of the late George E. and Eva Brown Johnson.
He was retired from MacGregor Company and was a member of Hull Baptist Church, where he had served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher and superintendent.
Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Willie Mae Tolbert Johnson.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, December 15, in the Hull Baptist Church cemetery with the Revs. Randy Crowe and Bobby Jones officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Lillian Johnson Bargeron, Tifton, and Ann Johnson Hobbs, Athens; one grandson, Tommy Bargeron, Tifton; and two great-grandsons.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 15, 1999

Nancy F. Keese
Mrs. Nancy Fields Keese, 39, of Clarkesville, died Sunday, December 12, 1999, at Emory University Hospital.
Mrs. Keese was born July 2, 1960, in Fulton County. She was a daughter of Sanford and Betty Dockery Fields, Canon.
Mrs. Keese was a homemaker and a member of Liberty Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 14, at Liberty Baptist Church with the Revs. Roger McCoy and Paul Creason officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her husband, Terry Keese; three daughters, Jacque Keese Carey, Colbert, Brooklyn Keese, Lavonia, and Kala Keese, Clarkesville; one son, Charlie Campbell, Americus; two brothers, Dennis Fields, Canon, and Greg Fields, Watkinsville; and three grandchildren.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Liberty Baptist Church or Canon Baptist Church.
Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 15, 1999

Nora L. Callaway
Mrs. Nora Lee "Mama Nora" Callaway, 87, of Winterville, died Thursday, December 9, 1999.
A native of Lumpkin County, Mrs. Callaway was a daughter of the late Floyd and Lou Hester Gheeren.
She was retired from Chicopee Mills and was a member of Grove Chapel Congregational Holiness Church.
Mrs. Callaway was preceded in death by her husband, C.R. Callaway, and two sons, Tommy and Ralph Callaway.
Funeral services were held Saturday, December 11, at Grove Chapel Congregational Holiness Church with the Revs. Dennis Kesler and Raymond Duncan officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Danny Stewart, Charles Callaway, Nelson Callaway, Jason Turner, Bobby Dean Callaway, Bruce Lamey Jr., Carey Lamey and John Turner served as pallbearers.
Survivors include four daughters, Colleen Berryman and Peggy Deal, both of Hull, Doris "Dee" Lamey, Colbert, and Joy Turner Brudon, Winterville; two sons, Ray Callaway, Winterville, and the Rev. Bobby Callaway, Barnesville; one sister, Cora Wilson, Alto; 16 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 15, 1999

Russell B. Porter
Russell Bryant Porter, of Charleston, S.C., formerly of Athens, died Tuesday, December 7, 1999.
A native of Athens, Mr. Porter was a son of the late William Ernest and Grace Bryant Porter.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, where he served with the U.S. Navy, and was an electrical technician. Mr. Porter was retired from the Civil Service, with 30 years of service, and had lived the last 30 years in Charleston, S.C. He was a member of the Baptist Church of Cottageville, S.C.
Funeral services were held Thursday, December 9, in the chapel of Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, with the Revs. Curtis Hammond and Joey Young officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie Ogletree Porter, Cottageville, S.C.; one daughter, Valerie Denise, Summerville, S.C.; one son, Rick Porter, Cottageville, S.C.; one sister, Babara Young, Danielsville; one brother, Bill Porter, Snellville; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Bridges Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 15, 1999

Claudine S. Chandler
Mrs. Claudine S. Chandler, 87, of Maysville, died Thursday, December 9, 1999, at Columbia Lanier Park Hospital, Gainesville.
Mrs. Chandler was born July 4, 1912, in Commerce. She was a daughter of the late Jasper Newton and Alice Hutchins Stewart.
Mrs. Chandler was a housewife. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Hoyt Chandler.
Funeral services were held Saturday, December 11, at Maysville Baptist Church with her son, the Rev. Ben Chandler, Scottsboro, Ala., and the Revs. Brian Stowe, Marshal Dale and William Crowe officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Survivors, in addition to her son, include sons, Pittman Chandler, Hartwell, and William Chandler, Maysville; two daughters, Retha Kemp, Oakwood, and Linda Stepp, Maysville; one sister, Zaddie Sutton, Gastonia, N.C.; 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church of one's choice.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 15, 1999

Kate B. Jordan
Mrs. Kate B. Jordan, 84, of Maysville, died Saturday, December 11, 1999, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mrs. Jordan was born October 6, 1915, in Commerce. She was a daughter of the late Newt and Jeannie Glenn Brown.
Mrs. Jordan was a housewife and was of the Baptist denomination.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 14, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with her son, the Rev. Grady Jordan, Carnesville, officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Survivors, in addition to her son, include her husband, Marvin Jordan; son, Donald Jordan, Hartwell; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 15, 1999

Claire W. Hooper
Mrs. Claire Wills Hooper, 88, of Jefferson, died Thursday, December 9, 1999, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
A native of Barrow County, Mrs. Hooper was born December 1, 1911. She was a daughter of the late Joseph R. Wills and Juette Wills Hill.
Mrs. Hooper was a graduate of Winder Barrow High School and was retired from the Jackson County Health Department and the Jackson County Board of Commissioners. She was employed part-time with Jackson Funeral Home, Jefferson.
Mrs. Hooper was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jefferson, where she was a member of the Dorcas Sunday School Class. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Franklin Hooper.
Funeral services were held Saturday, December 11, at the First Baptist Church of Jefferson with the Rev. Terry Lee Wofford officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Mary Ray Hooper, Jefferson; one sister, Helen Williams, Winterville; two grandchildren, Bo Hooper, Lilburn, and Amy Skelton, Royston; and five great-grandchildren, Matthew, Nicholas and Abby Hooper, all of Lilburn, and Jacob and Erin Claire Skelton, both of Royston.
Jackson Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 15, 1999

Hal T. Ginn
Hal Thomas Ginn, 55, of Commerce, died Friday, December 10, 1999, at his residence.
Mr. Ginn was born March 10, 1944, in Carnesville. He was a son of the late Joe and Velda Whitsel Ginn.
Mr. Ginn was self-employed as a carpenter.
Graveside services were held Sunday, December 12, in Howington Cemetery, Nicholson, with the Rev. Douglas Duncan officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Ginn; one son, Tommy Ginn, Commerce; two daughters, Tina Ginn, Carnesville, and Melissa Perry, Commerce; two step-daughters, Wanda Mendoza, Talmo, and Brenda Marban, Nicholson; two brothers, Bobby Ginn and Larry Ginn, both of Commerce; and two sisters, Betty Calloway, Comer, and Mary Ann Goldman, Ninety Six, S.C.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 15, 1999

Stewart W. Jump
Stewart Wallace Jump, 78, of Stephens, died Thursday, December 9, 1999, at his residence.
Mr. Jump was born April 15, 1921, in Hall County.
He was a retired truck driver and was of the Baptist denomination. Mr. Jump was preceded in death by his wife, Roxie Borders Jump.
Graveside services were held Saturday, December 11, at Jackson Memorial Gardens, Commerce.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 15, 1999

Andrea R. Stoffel
Miss Andrea Rae Stoffel, 18, of Athens, died Monday, December 13, 1999.
A native of Clarke County, Miss Stoffel was a daughter of Dr. David Stoffel and Candice Stoffel, Athens.
She was a graduate of Cedar Shoals High School and was a student at Gainesville College. Miss Stoffel was active in music and drama.
She was a member of Central Presbyterian Church, Athens.
Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, December 16, at Central Presbyterian Church with Dr. Robert Bohler Jr. officiating.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include one sister, Erica Murray, Athens; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Rike, Paulding, Ohio, and Max Ulman, Williamstown, W. Va.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Andrea Rae Stoffel Scholarship, c/o Central Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 5575, 380 Alps Road, Athens, GA 30604.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, is in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 15, 1999

David Ludwig
David Ludwig, 55, of Watkinsville, died Monday, December 13, 1999.
A native of Charlottesville, Va., Mr. Ludwig was a son of the late Lawrence T. and Jean Kennon Ludwig.
He was a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Agriculture and had been employed by Armstrong and Dobbs for over 20 years.
Memorial services were held Wednesday, December 15, in the chapel of Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, with David Gattie officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Carole Congleton Ludwig; two step-sons, John M. Pritchard Jr. and A. Sayle Pritchard, both of Watkinsville; brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Rob Hill, Martinsville, W. Va.; four grandchildren, John M. Pritchard III, Abigail Elizabeth Pritchard, Auburn Sayle Pritchard Jr. and Hunter Lee David Pritchard; and two nephews, Andrew and Michael Hill.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, West, was in charge of arrangements.
The Madison County Journal, December 15, 1999



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