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OBITUARY PAGE - DECEMBER 29, 1999 - JEFFERSON, GA

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MRS. HUTCHINS
Homemaker
COMMERCE - Mrs. Mildred Hutchins, 73, died Wednesday, December 22, 1999, at University Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
A native of Madison County, Mrs. Hutchins was born July 12, 1926. She was a daughter of the late Lee and Sara Anie Norris Scoggins.
Mrs. Hutchins was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
Funeral services were held Friday, December 24, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Bill Carpenter officiating. Burial was in the Nicholson Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, C.P. Hutchins; two sons, Dale Hutchins and Ricky Hutchins, both of Commerce; one daughter, Mary Ann Phillips, Commerce; three brothers, Hubert Scoggins, Marvin Scoggins and Nelson Scoggins, all of Danielsville; and one grandchild.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999

MR. JACKSON
Retired tile setter
NICHOLSON - Wesley Jackson, 67, died Monday, December 27, 1999, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Jackson was born April 1, 1932, in Jackson County. He was a son of the late Virgle Andrew and Annie Bell Archer Jackson.
Mr. Jackson was a retired tile setter.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 29, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Buford Lockman officiating. Burial was in the Howington Cemetery, Commerce.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Lou Bellamy Jackson; two daughters, Beckey Jackson, Nicholson, and Susann Jackson, Center; one brother, Kindle Jackson, Commerce; one sister, Joyce Kent, Commerce; and five grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999

MR. MCGEE
Machinist
MAYSVILLE - Jesse L. McGee, 69, died Saturday, December 25, 1999, at St. Mary's Hospital, Athens.
Mr. McGee was born December 3, 1930, in Ocilla. He was a son of the late Jesse B. and Rose Burroughs McGee.
Mr. McGee was employed as a machinist.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 27, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Richard James officiating. Burial was in Sunrise Cemetery, Maysville.
Survivors include his wife, Mavis H. McGee; two sons, Jesse Butch McGee, Maysville, and Johnny L. McGee, Orlando, Fla.; three daughters, Rosalind Bibby and Janice Webb, both of Maysville, and Sandra Oromero, Raleigh, N.C.; three brothers, Herman McGee, Kittery, Maine, Leroy McGee, Orlando, Fla., and Odis McGee, Portsmouth, N.H.; two sisters, Judy McCook, Douglas, and Pearl Purvis, Ocilla; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999

MR. KYKER
Retired carpenter
JEFFERSON - Robert L. Kyker, 84, died Tuesday, December 28, 1999.
A native of McMinn County, Tenn., Mr. Kyker had resided in Jackson County for the past 40 years.
He was a retired carpenter and was of the Baptist denomination.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 30, in Barrow Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Sybil Kyker; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Shelle Kyker, Bethlehem; sons, Bobby Kyker and Randall Kyker, both of Athens, Tenn.; one daughter, Emma Jean Kyker, Athens; two step-daughters, Shirley Grizzle, Clermont, and Sarah Ward, Gainesville; one step-son, Boyd Emmett, Jefferson; and two grandsons, Peyton and Will Kyker, both of Bethlehem.
The family was to have received friends from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Carter Funeral Home, Winder.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999

MR. BRIDGES
Barber
COMMERCE - Ralph V. Bridges, 84, died Saturday, December 25, 1999, at BJC Medical Center, Commerce.
Mr. Bridges was born April 4, 1915, in Lexington. He was a son of the late Wattie Davis and Annie Lee Noell Bridges.
Mr. Bridges was self-employed as a barber. He was a member of New Holland Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon.
Mr. Bridges was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy R. Bridges.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 28, in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. James D. Cool officiating. Burial was in Jackson Memorial Park, Commerce.
Survivors include four sons, Ben Bridges, Cleveland, Kenneth Bridges, Commerce, Robert Bridges, Statham, and Thomas Bridges, Carnesville; one daughter, Elaine Lee, Charlotte, N.C.; one brother, Lindsey Bridges, Danielsville; two sisters, Daisy Adams and Martha Perry, both of Commerce; 19 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999

MRS. CAMPBELL
Lighthouse C.H.C. rites
COMMERCE - Mrs. Annie Mae Adams Campbell died Friday, December 17, 1999.
Mrs. Campbell was born February 7, 1926.
She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Burton Campbell.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, January 16, 2000, at Lighthouse Congregational Holiness Church, Commerce. The Rev. Ronald Fair will preside, along with other ministers.
Mrs. Campbell is survived by her husband, L.M. Campbell; two daughters, Martha A. Campbell and Marcell Davis; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999

MR. SEGARS
World War II veteran
JEFFERSON - Lt. Col. Ret. Charles H. Segars, 76, died Tuesday, December 28, 1999, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Segars was born April 20, 1923, in Clarke County. He was a son of the late John and Ada Williamson Segars.
Mr. Segars was a retired veteran, having served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
He was a graduate of the University of Georgia, earning a master's degree. Mr. Segars was a member of Galilee Christian Church, Jefferson, and was a member of the Arcade City Council.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 31, in the chapel of Jackson Funeral Home, Jefferson, with Minister Tom Plank officiating. Burial will be in the Redstone United Methodist Church cemetery, Jefferson.
Survivors include his wife, Jane Segars; one daughter, Sandi Williamson, McDonough; one son, John Segars, Jefferson; and one grandchild.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Galilee Christian Church, 2191 Galilee Church Road, Jefferson, GA 30549.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999

MRS. SUTTON
Homemaker
PENDERGRASS - Mrs. Dollie F. Sutton, 90, died Thursday, December 23, 1999, at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Sutton was born in Hall County, and had lived all of her life in Hall and Jackson counties.
She was a homemaker, a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and a former member of Zion Hill Baptist Church.
Mrs. Sutton was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Russell Sutton.
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 26, in the chapel of Brewer & Wiley Funeral Home, Gainesville, with the Revs. Scott Wilson and Jimmy Hogan officiating. Burial was in the Zion Hill Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include three sons, Col. Everette M. Sutton, San Antonio, Texas, Marvin L. Sutton, Talmo, and Edward W. Sutton, Suwanee; three daughters, Sybil S. Austin, Pendergrass, Allene S. Hendrix, Winder, and Barbara S. Cain, Gainesville; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society or to Hand In Hand Hospice.
Brewer & Wiley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999

MRS. AUSTIN
Jackson County native
WINDER - Mrs. Grace D. Austin, 82, died Thursday, December 23, 1999, at Barrow Medical Center.
A native of Jackson County, Mrs. Austin was a daughter of the late Neta Hogan Doster and Dave Doster.
She was a former resident of Decatur and was a retired seamstress. Mrs. Austin was of the Baptist denomination.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Austin Sr.
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 26, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Ralph Jester officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Glenn "Butch" and Betty Austin, Marietta, and Phil and Marie Austin, Lilburn; one sister, Rubye Holloway, Winder; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999

MR. HARRIS
Automobile dealer
BUFORD - J.L. Harris, 56, died Thursday, December 23, 1999.
A native of Buford, Mr. Harris was an automobile dealer and was a member of the Old Suwanee Baptist Church, Buford.
Funeral services were held Sunday, December 26, at the Old Suwanee Baptist Church with the Revs. Harold Thornhill and McHoyt Moore officiating. Burial was in the Harmony Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Sue Montgomery Harris; one son, Randy Harris, Atlanta; daughters and sons-in-law, Kay and Phillip Davis, Buford, and Angie and Shannon Bullock, Commerce; two step-children, Patricia L. Duncan and John S. Duncan, both of Commerce; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Dale Stone, Buford; grandchildren, Jacob, Drew and Ellie Bullock, Jesse Davis, and Mandy, Chelsea and Dana Duncan; and several nieces and nephews.
Flanigan Funeral Home, Buford, was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999

MRS. SMITH
Retired typesetter
NICHOLSON - Mrs. Linda Kesler Smith, 62, died Tuesday, December 28, 1999, at Saint Mary's Hospital, Athens, following an extended illness.
Mrs. Smith was born December 1, 1937, in Jackson County.
She was a retired typesetter and was a member of Gateway United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, December 30, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, with the Revs. Jerry Varnado, Hulon Hill and Don Scott officiating. Burial will be in Stephens Memorial Gardens, Toccoa.
Survivors include her husband, Roy Smith; two sons, Eugene Pearson, Winterville, and Bradford Pearson, Charlotte, N.C.; four step-sons, James Johnson and Gerald Johnson, both of Oregon, David Smith, California, and Steven Smith, Maryland; one step-daughter, Patricia Smith, Oregon; one sister, Margarite Boyd, Martinez; and four grandchildren.
The family was to have received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999

MRS. ANDERSON
Homemaker
CONYERS - Mrs. Vesta Mae Cheek Anderson, 83, died Friday, December 24, 1999, at Pontsbridge Hospice.
Mrs. Anderson was born May 6, 1916, in Barrow County. She was a daughter of the late Virgil and Mary Jane Wilburn Cheek.
Mrs. Anderson was a homemaker and of the Baptist denomination.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Anderson.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 27, in the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, with the Rev. Bill McKoy officiating. Burial was in Sunrise Cemetery, Maysville.
Survivors include one son, Charles Anderson, Conyers; one brother, Roy Wilson, Madison; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Little-Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999

MRS. MILLER
Mother of countian
GAINESVILLE - Mrs. Beatrice C. Miller, 81, mother of Donnie Miller, Pendergrass, died Wednesday, December 22, 1999, at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Miller was born in Habersham County, but had lived in Hall County for many years.
She was a housewife and of the Baptist denomination. Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda LaRochelle.
Funeral services were held Friday, December 24, in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville, with the Revs. Fred Enlow and Junior Jones officiating. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Gainesville.
Survivors, in addition to her son, include her husband, R.A. Miller; daughters, Elizabeth Truelove, Lula, and Connie Headrich and Tammy Millwood, both of Gainesville; sons, James Miller, Paul Miller and Robert Miller, all of Gainesville; 18 grandchildren, a number of great-grandchildren and a number of great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial Park Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999

MR. WILKINS
Carpenter
WINDER - Thoyce Wilkins, 71, died Monday, December 27, 1999, at his residence following a sudden illness.
A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, Mr. Wilkins was a son of the late Rev. Ben and Parlee Montgomery Wilkins.
He was a carpenter and was a member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church.
Mr. Wilkins was preceded in death by a son, Tommy Wilkins, in 1990.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 29, in the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, Winder, with the Rev. Kenneth Brewer officiating. Burial was in the Cedar Creek Baptist Church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Cora Mae Wilkins; one daughter, Barbara Mathis, Mabelton; one son, Eddie Wilkins, Winder; two sisters, Neva Mae McDougal and Sally McDougal, both of Winder; two brothers, J.B. Wilkins, Winder, and Hoyt Wilkins, Hoschton; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999

MR. ADCOCK
Electronic technician
WATKINSVILLE - Patrick Edward Adcock, 61, died Friday, December 24, 1999.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. Adcock was a son of the late James Lewis and Annie Ruth Malcolm Adcock.
He was employed as an electronic technician with Reliance Rockwell Automation and was a member of Johnson United Methodist Church.
Mr. Adcock was also a member of the Athens Elks Lodge, the Athens Moose Lodge and Amvets Post 10.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 27, in the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, with the Rev. George Pate officiating. Entombment was in Evergreen Memorial Park. Tony Spratlin, Max Covington, Alfred Gormley, Paul Roach, Fred Noesner, Lee Hamlet and Jack Lundy served as pallbearers.
Survivors include his wife, Thelma Harden Adcock, Nicholson; one son, Forrest E. Adcock, Watkinsville; three brothers, Joe Adcock and Jimmy Adcock, both of Watkinsville, and Dan Adcock, Atlanta; two sisters, Jane Ashley, Watkinsville, and Mavis Keys, Bogart.
Memorials may be made to Johnson United Methodist Church, 1980 Barnett Shoals Road, Watkinsville, GA 30622.
Bernstein Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The Jackson Herald, December 29, 1999


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