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Date: Thursday, 12 April 2012, at 3:37 p.m.

Mrs. Joyce Page Hand

Mrs. Joyce Page Hand, 70, of Washington Street, LaGrange, GA. died Monday, December 30, 2002, at Hospice LaGrange.

She had lived in LaGrange all of her life. She was born July 10, 1932 in Marion County, Georgia, daughter of M. L. (Jack) Page and Mae Humphrey Page. She worked as a secretary in the trucking industry in LaGrange and retired after 10 years at GMAC and 20 years at Vaughn Transportation. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church. She was a graduate of the LaGrange High School class of 1950 and a former resident of the Calumet Community.

A funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003 at Unity Baptist Church. Burial will be in Riverdale Cemetery in Columbus, Ga.

Pallbearers will be Terry Vaughan, Chase Vaughan, Anthony Kitchens, Robert Cordele, Chuck Dye and Bill McGee.

Flowers will be accepted, or contributions may be made to Hospice LaGrange, Unity Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are step-son and step-daughter-in-law, Alan and Elizabeth Hand of Marietta, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, David and Mary Hand of Newnan; daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Paul Bryan of LaGrange, Ga.; grandchildren, Chris Bortolazzo, David Bortalazzo, Tyler Hand and Laura Hand, all of Newnan, Ga., Austin Bryan of LaGrange, Ga.; sister, Jean Waugh of LaGrange; brother, Bob Page of LaGrange; uncle, Col. Raymond Humphrey of LaGrange; nephew, Dan Waugh, LaGrange.

Hunter Allen Myhand Funeral Home, LaGrange, Ga.

Mr. Harold R. Braswell
Mr. Harold R. Braswell, 70, of the Rocky Mount Community of Meriwether County, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003 at Newnan Hospital East.

A funeral will be 4 p.m. Saturday, March 1 in the chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Rev. Wayne Settle will officiate, and burial will be in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Rocky Mount.

The family will receive friends at the funeal home from 7-9 p.m. Friday.

Mr. Braswell was born May 3, 1932 in Meriwether County, son of the late Clarence Virgil Braswell and the late Clara Rowe Braswell. A lifelong resident of Meriwether County, he was an Army veteran of the Korean War and was retired from Shaw Industries in Newnan. He was a loving husband and father.

Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Sarah Caldwell Braswell of Rocky Mount; daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Demetrio Escadon of Newnan; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Dennis and Donna Braswell of Greenville, Richard Braswell and Chad Braswell, both of Luthersville; one sister, Josie Wyche of Newnan; five grandchildren, Daniel Braswell, Christian Escadon, Regina Fuller, Damon Blankenship, and Kim Ellis; three great-grandchildren, Austin Chaffin, Adam Blankenship and Amy Ellis.

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville, Ga.

Mrs. Pharon Huntsman
Mrs. Pharon Jacks Huntsman, 60, of Milledgeville, Ga., died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2003 at her home.

A funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1 at Old Pathway Baptist Church in LaGrange, with Pastor Sam Mitchell officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 until 9 Friday night.

Born Oct. 22, 1942 in Rock Mills, Ala., Mrs. Huntnsman lived in Jonesboro before making her home in Milledgeville in 2000. She was a member of the Baptist Church. She was ready to join her father, Durward Franklin Jacks, and her mother, Bertha Clark Jacks, who preceded her in death.

Surviving are husband, Joe Huntsman of Milledgeville; daughter, Sonja Michelle Kane and her husband, Roy, of Tampa, Fla.; son, Keith Hurley, also of Tampa; sister and brother-in-law, Fay and Edward Morris of Hogansville; three grandchildren, Harrison Kane and Isabella Kane, both of Tampa, and Keith Hurley Jr. of Hampton.

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville, Ga.

Mr. Lee Hugh Turner
Mr. Lee Hugh Turner, 84, of College Park, Ga., died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003 of kidney failure.

A native of Henry County, Ga., Mr. Turner was born Nov. 12, 1918, the day after Armistice Day of the First World War. He was originally named Pershing LeHugh Turner, after two military leaders of that war. He moved to the College Park area shortly after his marriage. Mr. Turner was a founding member of Liberty Baptist Church, formerly of College Park, Ga. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of College Park at the time of his death. He retired from Southern Railroad, formerly Central of Georgia Railroad.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Mrs. Anne C. Turner, and by his daughter, Dorothy Lee Turner, who died in 1960, also of kidney failure.

Surviving are daughter, Gloria Turner Dugger and son-in-law, Dudley B. Dugger, of Senoia; twin granddaughters and grandsons-in-law, LeAnne Dugger Sears and Terry Sears of College Park, and Lynn Dugger Jones and Clark Jones of Ocilla; granddaughter and grandson-in-law Laura Dugger Nolan and Marty Nolan of Atlanta; five great-granddaughters, Cypris and Alexandra Jones, Ansley Sears, and twins, Katie Lynn nd Laura Grace Sears; two sisters, Mrs. Lillian Manders of Powder Springs and Mrs. Daphne Eller of Ranburne, Alabama; numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be at graveside Friday, Feb. 28 in College Park Cemetery. Mr. Walter Huff officiating. Family and friends to assemble at the funeral home by noon.

The family was receiving friends at the funeral home Thursday from 6-8 p.m.

Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home, East Point, Ga.

Miss Edna Sharlene Weed
Miss Edna Sharlene Weed, 55, of Ranburne, Alabama, died Feb. 25, 2003 at her residence.

Miss Weed was born Aug. 25, 1947 in Fulton County, Ga. to the late George Howard and (Edna) Hudgens Weed. She was a homemaker.

A funeral will be at Union City Bible Church of God Friday, Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. The remains will lie in state from 1-3 p.m. Rev. Talmadge Crawford and Rev. Jamie Dingler will officiate.

The family was receiving friends Thursday, Feb. 27 from 5-8 p.m. at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel. Burial will be in Shadnor First Baptist Church in Union City.

Surviving are her brother, Tim Weed of Ranburne, Ala.; nieces and nephews.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Nellie H. Ayers
Mrs. Nellie H. Ayers, 94, of Carrollton, Ga., died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003.

She was born April 29, 1908 in Chambers County, AL, to the late Ramsey Hanson and Mae Norred Hanson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Shady Grove Baptist Church.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Frank Osborn; husband, Clayton Ayers; daughter, Peggy Osborn; granddaughter, Deanna Garner; and seven brothers and sisters.

Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, James and Joan Osborn of Carrollton, Ga.; daughter, Bette Greathouse of West Point; step-son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Laraine Ayers of Sharpsburg; 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be Friday, Feb. 28 at 11 a.m. at Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel with Rev. Mike Ayers and Rev. Jerome Mitchell officiating. Pallbearers will be James Brown, Ronnie Osborn, Mike Osborn, Cody Osborn, Kevin Ayers and Stephen Ayers. Burial will be in the Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, Feb. 27 from 6-8 p.m.

Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel, Carrollton, Ga.

Mrs. Miriam L. Jones
Mrs. Miriam L. Jones, 73, of Newnan, Ga., died February 24, 2003 in Newnan.

She was born January 15, 1930 in Talbot County, daughter of the late Alton E. and Grace Weaver Ligon.

For more than 30 years she was associated with Sears Roebuck, retiring as an assistant manager. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church.

A funeral was held at graveside Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. in Talbotton Cemetery with Rev. Ed Bowman officiating. Visitation was held at the funeral home Tuesday evening.

Surviving are sons, Greg Jones of Newnan, Hal Jones and his wife Bebe of Montgomery, Alabama, Jerrell Jones and his wife Julie of Batton Rouge, Louisiana, and Mark Jones and his wife Donna of Newnan; brother, Wayne Ligon and his wife Brenda of Newnan; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild and two nieces.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Jones' memory to the Diabetes Association, 100 Edgewood Avenue, Suite 1004, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Dorothy Martin Caldwell
Mrs. Dorothy Martin Caldwell, 79, of Hogansville, Ga., died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003 at West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange.

A funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28 in the chapel of the Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. Dr. Bob Atkins will officiate, and burial is in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Thursday.

Mrs. Caldwell was born Jan. 19, 1924 in Coweta County, daughter of the late John Landon Martin and the late Ada Todd Martin. She lived in Hogansville most of her life, was a member of the Hogansville Senior Center, and retired from International Playtex after more than 30 years of service. She was the wife of the late Marcus Caldwell, and was a member of Highland Baptist Church in Hogansville, where she was active in the WMU and was a former Sunday School teacher.

Surviving are two sons, Gary Caldwell of Yelm, Washington and John Caldwell of Pinole, California; sister, Mrs. Vivian Carden of Newnan; granddaughter, Miss Jennifer Caldwell of Tempe, Arizona; and a niece, Mrs. Frankie Ashmore of Newnan.

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville, Ga.

Mrs. Thelma (Nanny) Hester
Mrs. Thelma (Nanny) Hester, 83, of Hogansville, Ga., died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003 at the Brian Center of Nursing Care in LaGrange.

A funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednsday, Feb. 26 in the chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Rev. Lonnie Bennett, the Rev. James Moon, and Mr. Roy Wright will officiate and burial will be in Randolph Memory Gardens in Rock Mills, Ala.

Pallbearers will be Kenneth Webb, David Shirrah, Chip Clay, Charlie Wheelus, Mike Sinns, Scott Bonner, Elmer Williams and Andy Dopp.

Born March 4, 1919, in Randolph County, Ala., Mrs. Hester was the daughter of the late S. T. and Dusky Heard Philpot. She had lived in Hogansville since 1946, was a member of the Hogansville Church of God, and was retired from Uniroyal Inc.

Surviving are daughter, Dottie Stevens of Hogansville; step-mother, Grace Philpot; half-sister, Joan Finley, both of Delavan, Wis.; three grandchildren, Kim and James Moon and Bruce and Tracie Stevens, all of LaGrange, and Kerry and Mark Sinns of Hogansville; five great-grandchildren, James Moon, Jessica Moon, and Caroline Stevens, all of LaGrange, and Nick Sinns and Meridith Sinns, both of Hogansville; and a special cousin, Ed and Martha Griffin of Williamson. She was preceded in death by a brother, Earl Philpot.

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville, Ga.

Mr. Clenton Lynch
Mr. Clenton Lynch of Melson Street, Newnan, Ga., died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2003 at Emorywood Nursing Center in Atlanta, Ga.

A funeral will be Thursday, Feb. 27 at 11 a.m. at Sellers-Smith R. W. S. Memorial Chapel with Rev. J. W. Russell Jr. officiating, assisted by Rev. Clinton Melson, Rev. W. J. Johnson, Rev. Clifford Davis and Minister Roderickus McGurde. Burial in Sunset Cemetery, Newnan.

Pallbearers: Byron Whatley II, Kewen Whatley, Maurice Godfrey, Antonia Lynch. Flower bearers, Christie Godfrey, Ilene Satterwhite, Michelle Lynch, Letecia Lynch, Victoria Lynch. On the day of the service the cortege will assemble at the home at 10 a.m. The family will receive friends at the residence Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 5-9 p.m.

Mr. Lynch was born March 27, 1938 to the late Willie Jim and Mattie Ruth Lynch. He was the fourth child of eight siblings.

At an early age he joined the Saint Smyrna Missionary Baptist Church where he served faithfully until his health failed. He loved to sing God's praises. He was an employed at William L Bonnell Company for 12 years.

Surviving are Mr. Willie Lynch Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Milton Lynch (Ernestine), Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Lynch (Louise), Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Lynch (Irene), Rev. and Mrs. Walter Lynch (Hazel), two sisters, Mr. and Mrs. Byron Whatley (Mildred), and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Godfrey (Sylver); aunt, Tossie Price; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Sellers-Smith Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Martha Grimes Wood
Mrs. Martha Grimes Wood, 96, of Milledgeville, Ga., died Feb. 22, 2003.

A funeral will be Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Moores Funeral Home with Rev. Dewey Nation officiating. Burial in Memory Hill Cemetery in Milledgeville.

Mrs. Wood was a native of Coweta County but made her home in Milledgeville for many years. She received her two-year teacher certificate from Georgia Normal and Industrial College in 1948. She also received her Bachelor's Degree from Georgia State College for Women and her master's in 1954 from Mercer University. She taught at City Elementary and served as principal of West End and Northside Elementary School and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Milledgeville and the Eastern Star.

Surviving are son, Freddie Wood of Atlanta; two grandchildren, Reid deJarnette Wood of Brevard, N.C., and Reynolds Wood of Jackson, Miss; two great-grandchildren, Noah Wood and Zion Wood, both of Jackson, Miss.; a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will be at the funeral home Wednesday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. for friends to call.

Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 795, Milledgeville, Ga. 31061.

Moores Funeral Home, Milledgeville, Ga.

Mr. Ryan Boslet
Mr. Ryan Boslet, 17, of Alpharetta, Ga., died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003.

A junior at Chattahoochee High School and a member of the Johns Creek Baptist Church, Ryan was a two-year Varsity football letterman and a member of the track team. He was a good student who loved his Chili Pepper red Jeep Wrangler. He had great aspirations of playing college football and died during a high school practice session. Both the students and their families genuinely loved him. Ryan was a best friend to many and was a model son and brother. He shared in his friends' victories and suffered in their sorrows.

Many involved with the Bicycle Ride Across Georgia events may have met Ryan, who was active with the BRAG rides with his grandfather, Jack Binion of Newnan.

Ryan had an easy, contagious smile and a great sense of humor, which made simple outings with family and friends an adventure. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Surviving are his parents, Sandy and Chris Boslet; sister, Brittany Boslet; brothers, Cory Boslet and Chase Boslet; grandparents, Jack and Jacquelin Binion of Newnan, George and Carol Boslet of Annapolis, MD; great-grandparents, Mrs. Jack Binion, Newnan, Helen Thompson, Newnan; uncles and aunts, Drew and Barbara Boslet of Hudson, OH, Dan and Claudia Gallagher of Ardmore, PA, uncle, Mark Boslet, Los Gatos, GA; six cousins.

A funeral was at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23 at Johns Creek Baptist Church with the remains lying in state one hour prior to the service, Dr. William Self and Dr. Gene Tyre officiating.

The family was receiving friends at Johns Creek Baptist Church from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22.

Roswell Funeral Home, Mansell Road, was handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family requested contributions to the Ryan Boslet Scholarship Fund at any Bank of America branch, or mail to: Bank of America, 10950 Jones Bridge Rd., Alpharetta, Ga. 30022.

McKoon Funeral Home in Newnan has a book of condolences for Newnan friends to sign.

Courtesy of McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

Mrs. Frances (Fran) B. Browning
Mrs. Frances (Fran) B. Browning, 65, of Newnan, Ga. died Feb. 23, 2003 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

She was born August 24, 1937 in Columbia, TN, daughter of the late Thomas O. and the late Dorothy (Morgan) Butler.

She was a pastor's and financial secretary at First Baptist Church in Fairburn, Ga. for more than 26 years and was retired. She was preceded in death by brothers, Thomas O. Butler Jr. and Robert C. Butler. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Newnan.

A funeral will be at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Gary Parrish and Rev. Larry Patton officiating. Pallbearers are Bobby Browning, Douglas Browning, Blake Edwards, Chad Edwards, Keith Gilliam, Alan Wheeler and Danny Wheeler. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 6-9 p.m. at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel.

Surviving are her husband of 45 years, Dave Browning; son and daughter-in-law, Todd and Alice Browning of Newnan; daughters and sons-in-law, LeeAnne and Russ Strickland of Palmetto, Ga. and Lisa and Chuck Hoffman of Louisville, KY; brother, Charlie and Jewell Butler of Starkville, MS; sisters, Jeanne and Bob Haver, Newnan, Beverly and Dick Edwards, Fairburn; grandchildren, Megan, Trey and Katherine Strickland; Grant and Caroline Hoffman; Allie and David Browning Jr.; nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 2625 Cumberland Parkway, Suite 205, Atlanta, GA 30339.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, Ga.

Mr. Danny Ray Helton
Mr. Danny Ray Helton, 53, of North Highway 16, Whitesburg, Ga., died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2003.

He was born June 12, 1949 in Carroll County to Louise Terrell Helton and the late William Ray Helton. Mr. Helton owned and operated the Trading Post on Columbia Drive. Besides his father he was preceded in death by his grandparents Crofford and Minnie Helton.

Surviving are his wife, Retha Henderson Helton; son and daughter-in-law, Shane and Bonnie Helton; daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Greg Blair; mother, Louise Helton; grandsons, Matt Blair, Cal Helton, Crofford Helton and Cole Helton; sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Eddie Smith; two brothers and a sister-in-law, David and Janice Pollard and Mike Helton; sister-in-law, Deborah Kemp; mother-in-law, Kathleen Henderson, all of Carrollton; stepmother, Gladys Bennett of Florida.

A funeral will be Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 11 a.m. at Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel in Carrollton with Rev. Buck Whitley officiating.

Pallbearers will be Matt Blair, Thomas Bridges, Brad Williams, John Blankenship, David Pollard and Mike Helton. Burial will be in the Clem United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel, Carrollton, Ga.

Mrs. Miriam L. Jones
Mrs. Miriam L. Jones, 73, of Newnan, Ga., died Feb. 24, 2003 in Newnan.

A funeral will be in Talbotton Cemetery in Talbotton, Ga., Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ed Bowman officiating.

The family will receive friends at McKoon Funeral Home Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 6-8 p.m.

Mrs. Jones was born in Talbotton, Ga. Jan. 15, 1930.

Surviving are sons and daughters-in-law, Greg Jones of Newnan, Ga., Hal and Bebe Jones of Montgomery, Ala., Jerrell and Julie Jones of Batton Rouge, LA, and Mark and Donna Jones of Newnan; brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Brenda Ligon of Newnan, Ga.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two nieces.

McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, Ga.

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