Ms. Mary Byrd Shivers
Ms. Mary Byrd Shivers, 93, of Waynesboro entered into rest Monday, April 21, 2008, at the Keysville Nursing Home.
She was born Sept. 3, 1914, in Jefferson County to the late Barney and Lily Byrd. Ms. Shivers had lived in Burke County for the past 72 years. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Vidette Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church.
Graveside Services were held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at Rose Dhu Cemetery, Vidette, with Dr. Neely Gaston of Due West, S.C. officiating.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul H. Shivers Sr.
Survivors include four children, Paul H. Shivers Jr. (Judy) of Waynesboro, John G. Shivers (Gloria), Frances Johnson (Gary), and Ann Bevan (Frank), all of Vidette; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Flowers are being accepted, but memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
DeLoach Funeral Home and Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Edward Tremble Sr.
Mr. Edward Tremble Sr. of Louisville departed this life Thursday, April 24, 2008.
Mr. Tremble was a native of Jefferson County. He joined the Pine Hill Baptist Church at an early age and attended Jefferson County public school.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at noon at Magnolia Baptist Church and cemetery.
Survivors include his children, Lakeia (Michael) Robinson of Rota, Spain, Tremeka (James Terrell) Tremble of Marietta, Edward Tremble Jr. of Louisville; his parents, James and Beatrice Jones Tremble of Louisville; his siblings, James Otis (Carolyn) Tremble, Dorothy Tremble (Alfornia) Tennyson, Milton (Mary) Tremble, Jesse (Denise) Tremble, Tommie (April) Mack all of Louisville, Valerie (Terries) Peeples of Wrens; grandchildren, Zion Robinson, Xcelelsior Robinson, Youssou Robinson and Jawuan Terrell; foster brothers and sisters, Mozella Grant, Wanda James, Otis Lee Blair, Donnell James and Curtis James of Louisville; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Davis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Margie Davis Humphrey
Mrs. Margie Davis Humphrey, 88, of Louisville, died Friday, April 25, 2008, at the Washington County Extended Care Facility following an extended illness.
Mrs. Humphrey was born in Washington County, the daughter of the late Ralph Davis Sr. and the late Elizabeth Joiner Davis. She was a homemaker and a former seamstress for the Market Manufacturing Company. Mrs. Humphrey was a member of the Louisville Baptist Church and the Fidelis Sunday School class.
Funeral services were held Sunday, April 27, 2008, at 3 p.m. at the Louisville Baptist Church with burial in the Davisboro City Cemetery. Rev. Larry Montgomery and Rev. Larry Glover officiated.
Mrs. Humphrey is predeceased by her husband Pierce B. Humphrey.
Survivors include her sister, Mary Glover of Riddleville; her sister-in-law Betty Humphrey of Sandersville; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Jimmy Glover, Jody Glover, Dan Glover, Curtis Wilcher, Ronald Davis, Benjamin Davis, Allen Bowen and Bob Powell.
Honorary pallbearers were Frank Hartley, Ott Stephens, Brother Henderson, Butch Dollar, Tom Armistead, Harry Veal, Lawson Cook, Bud Bowles and Mike McDowell.
Donations may be made to the Washington County Extended Care Family Council Fund P.O. Box 636, Sandersville, GA. 31082.
May and Smith Funeral Directors of Sandersville was in charge of these arrangements.
Mr. Harold K. Young
Harold K. Young, 86, of Grovetown entered into rest Thursday, April 24, 2008, at a local hospital. Mr. Young lived in the area all his life and retired from E.I. DuPont after working there for 28 years. He was a member of Cliffwood Presbyterian Church for 46 years, serving as Deacon and Elder. Mr. Young served his country in WWII in the Army Air Force with the Mighty Eighth.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2008, at Cliffwood Presbyterian Church with Pastor Charles Rector and Pastor Michael Cannon officiating. Burial followed at Wrens Memorial Cemetery in Wrens.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter J. and Nannie Brown Young; brothers, Jim and W.J. Young; and sisters, Lucia Grant, Marie Moore, Edith Whittle and Kathryn Young.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Helen Beckworth Young; a son, Kenneth Young, North Augusta; daughter, Sue (John) Strange, Lawrenceville; four grandchildren, Hunter Young, Jarrad Young, both of Augusta, Taylor Strange, Lawrenceville, and Rachel Young, North Augusta; and one great-grandchild, Gage Young.
Elliott Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Walter Brown
Mr. Walter Brown of McBee, S.C. died on Thursday, April 17, 2008.
Mr. Brown was born in Chesterfield County on April 8, 1938. He was the son of the late O’Neal and Mary McTier Brown. He received his education in the public schools in the area. He was a retired from the Conduction Cigar Company after 20 years.
Funeral services were held Thursday, April 24, 2008, at Shady Grove Baptist Church, McBee, S.C., at 2 p.m. with Rev. Wayne Blackwell officiating.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Vanessa Brown.
Survivors include his wife, Mary L. Brown of McBee, S.C.; two daughters, Dianne Brown Benjamin of Wrens, and Laurinda (Michael) Washington of St. Robert, Mo.; two sons, Herbert Berry of Wrens, and Cornelius (Susan) Brown of Allentown, Pa.; four brothers, Robert (Ollie) Brown and James Brown both of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Nathanil Brown of Augusta, and Johnny Lee Brown of Atlanta; two sisters, Mary Nelson (Tommy) Brown and Christine Brown, both of Augusta; five sisters-in-law, Ethel (Edward) Rodgers, Helen (Lavern) Johnson, Clara Pettus and Dorothy Blanchard, all of McBee, S.C., and Deborah (Gary) Hodnett of Clinton, Md.; three brothers-in-law, Alphonso (Hattie) Murphy of Brooklyn, N.Y., Thomas J. Thomas of Charlotte, N.C., and Sam Knox Jr. of Hartsville, S.C.; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Mr. Johnny Dean Cason
Mr. Johnny Dean Cason, 46, of Wrens entered into rest Thursday, May 1, 2008 at the Medical College of Georgia.
Mr. Cason was born in Clarke County, but lived in Glascock County and Jefferson County for several years. He was a heavy equipment operator and attended the Church of God.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 4, 2008, at the Millcreek Baptist Cemetery in Glascock County, with Rev. Charles Reese officiating.
Survivors include his mother, Sara (Carroll) Cooper Reid of Thomson; sons, Daniel Cason Sheffield and Johnny Dean Cason Jr., both of Wrens; daughter, Julie Otten of Gibson; stepdaughter, Brittany Newsome of Wrens; brothers, Danny Cason of Wrens, Donnie Cason and Dennis Cason, both of Stockbridge; sisters, Dianne Nunnely and Debra Sparks, both of Stockbridge; and companion, Dorothy Newsome of Wrens.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Clarence "Frog" Gamble Sr.
Mr. Clarence “Frog” Gamble Sr., 70, of Bartow departed this life Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at a local hospital.
Mr. Gamble was a native of Jefferson County and a farm worker for many years. He was a member of the New Fleming Baptist Church and attended Jefferson County School System.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 3, 2008, at 2 p.m. at the New Fleming Baptist Church and Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Lula Thomas Gamble of Bartow; his children, George Thomas of Stanton Island, N.Y., Clarence Gamble Jr. of Augusta, Carole (Dave) Gibbons of Wadley, Solomon (Bernestine) Gamble of Louisville, D’Carlos Gamble of Bartow and Nadine Dixon of Sandersville; his siblings, Betty (Henry) Heggs and Emma (Willie) Bridges of Davisboro, Willie Gamble Jr. of Louisville; his father-in-law, Dessie Thomas Sr. of Louisville; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, William “Bill” Middleton, Raymond and Brenda Thomas, Willie Albert and Ruby Thomas, Perry and Lucy Thomas, Ralph Thomas, Hattie Kittles, Barbara Wilcher and Dessie Mae Williams; a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.
Davis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Sara Harvey Garrett
Mrs. Sara Harvey Garrett, 76, of Vidalia died Friday, May 2, 2008, at Meadows Regional Medical Center after an extended illness.
She was a native of Bibb County, moving to Toombs County in 1964. She was a homemaker and was a charter member of Faith Assembly Church of God, in Lyons.
Funeral services were Monday, May 5, 2008, at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Murchison Funeral Home with Reverend Chris Pugliese, Rev. Jesse Hathaway and Rev. James Scott officiating. Interment followed in the Pinecrest Cemetery in Vidalia.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Leroy Garrett; and her parents, Edward Harvey and Mary Cobb Harvey.
Survivors include her six sons, Robert E. (Marilynn) Garrett of Dublin, Doyle (Jane) Garrett of Chester, S.C., Joel T. (Joyce) Garrett of Vidalia, Ralph (Betty) Garrett of Lyons, Kenneth (Terri) Garrett of Calamazoo, Mich. and Phillip (Patty) Garrett of Columbia, Md.; two daughters, Loraine (Ed) Johnson of Sylvester, and Kim (Randy) Sharpe of Louisville; one brother, Edward (Marie) Harvey of Canton; 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Murchison Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Joe W. Hall
Mr. Joe W. Hall, 68, of Wrens entered into rest Friday, May 2, 2008, at Trinity Hospital.
Mr. Hall was the husband of Janet Hall, and son of the late Leondus and Sarah Hall. He was self employed in construction.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 5, 2008, at 3 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom and Carolyn Schneider officiating. Burial followed at Walden U.N.C. Cemetery.
Mr. Hall was preceded in death by his brother, David Hall; and his sister, Ellen Wothrow.
Survivors include his two daughters, Shirley Hall and Holley Sparbel; two sons, Joseph Hall and Lee Hall; two stepsons, Eric Clark and Chris Clark; three brothers, Louis Washington, Charles Hall and Johnny Hall.; and nine grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Buster Silman, Timmy Silas, Lon Purvis, Rudy Cushman, Keith Ingett and Albert Hall.
If so desired contributions may be made to James Funeral Home P. O. Box 588 Wrens Ga.
James Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Patsy Wilson Kelsey
Ms. Patsy Wilson Kelsey, 58, of Meeks, died Saturday, May 3, 2008.
Ms. Kelsey was born in Jefferson County and is predeceased by her father Thomas Lyn Wilson. She was a homemaker and attended Corinth Church in Meeks. Ms. Kelsey was the former co-operator of Bugaloo Salvage Company in Eatonton.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at 2 p.m. at the May and Smith Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Washington County Memorial Gardens. Rev. Danny Thomas officiated.
Survivors include her daughter, Tammy Page of Meeks; son, Michael Wren of South Carolina; grandchildren, Ashley Brown, Bud Brown, Brandi Claxton, Trey Claxton and Travis Claxton; great-grandchildren, Reanna Berneche, Tate Berneche and Madison Brown; her mother, Jeannette Eubanks Hackle (Bud) of Meeks; brother, Luther Wilson of Meeks; and a special friend, Walter Neut Powell of Meeks.
Pallbearers were Ron Johnson, Michael Wren, Bud Brown, Trey Powell, Jeff Hutcheson, and Josh Warren.
May and Smith Funeral Directors was in charge of these arrangements.
Mr. Jeremy David Love Sr.
Mr. Jeremy David Love Sr., 33, of Grovetown died Tuesday, April 29, 2008, in Columbia County.
Mr. Love was a native of Gwinnett County, but had lived in Grovetown for several years. He was a cook at the Thomson Waffle House.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2008, at Mount Tabor Baptist Church, with Rev. Mike Sutphin officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his daughter, Mary McNally, Grovetown; two sons, Jeremy Love Jr., Grovetown, and Zachary Love, Colorado; his mother and stepfather, Gloria and Glenn Allen, Grovetown; his father and stepmother, Gene and Virginia Love, Harlem; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Bobbie Scott, Augusta; three brothers, Ronald Brady, Grovetown, Christopher Love, Macon, and Wayne Johnson, Dearing; three sisters, Robbie Poole, Grovetown, Leigh Poole, Dearing, and Angie Adams, Gibson; and his girlfriend, Erica Dillingham.
Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Louise Adams McCarthy
Louise Adams McCarthy, 91, of White Oak died Saturday, April 26, 2008.
Mrs. McCarthy was a native of Jefferson County, but lived in White Oak for most of her life. She was retired from the Camden County School System where she taught home economics. She was a member of Woodbine First Baptist Church.
Graveside services were held on Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at 2 p.m. at Homewood Cemetery in Waverly.
She was preceded in death by her husband, C.L. McCarthy.
Survivors include a sister, Ms. Ruth Adams of Wrens; and several nieces and nephews.
Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Alice McNeely
Mrs. Alice McNeely of Wadley died Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at her residence.
Mrs. McNeely, born in Jefferson County, was a homemaker and a member of Wadley Baptist Church.
Funeral services were Friday, May 2, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Wadley Baptist Church with Reverend Tom Harrison and Donald Lumpkin officiating. Interment followed in the Moxley Cemetery
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack C. McNeely; her parents, Inman D. and Milllie New; and a brother, Ray New.
Survivors include three sons, Bud (Joanna) McNeely; David (Ann) McNeely, and Shaun (Sandy) Cadman; a sister, Ann New Prescott; nieces, Terese New Owens and Andrea Farrer; nephew, Chris (Kelly) New; grandson, Ken (Ali) Fox; great-grandsons, Clayton Fox and Charlie Fox; great-nephew, Dan Brett; and great-niece, Lauren Owens.
Pallbearers were Benjie Leaptrott, Gary Ware, Tommy New, Robbie Brett, Charles Smith Jr. and Chris New.
Honorary pallbearers were Charles E. Smith, Robert McGill and Deacons of Wadley Baptist Church.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.