Wanda Ladawn Darisaw
Miss Wanda Ladawn Darisaw of Louisville died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital in Augusta.
Miss Darisaw, a native of Jefferson County, was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir and advisor of the Pine Hill Youth Ministry. She was a 1991 graduate of Louisville High School. She also attended Sandersville Technical Institute and received her CNA certificate.
The funeral was Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. at Pine Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Peter Sparks officiating and the Rev. Terry Jones officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include her daughter, Jamie Darisaw, Louisville; parents, Carlos and Helen Darisaw, Louisville; birth mother, Verline Reed, Ft. Valley; sister, Diane Hall, Wadley; brothers, Carlos Darisaw Jr., Kenneth Darisaw Sr., Bobby Darisaw Sr. and Wayne Darisaw, all of Louisville; godson, Jamie Davis, Waynesboro; godmother, Minnie L. Darisaw, Louisville; and several other relatives.
Pallbearers were the Louisville High Class of 1991.
Honorary pallbearers were deacons and trustees of Pine Hill Baptist Church.
Garrer Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Hugh Pollette, 86, of Swainsboro died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at Emanuel Medical Center.
Mr. Pollette, a native of Johnson County, had lived in Jefferson County before moving to Swainsboro in 1979.
He had retired with the rank of Master Sergeant from the United States Marine Corps.
He served his country in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. He was a member of Dellwood Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his son Paul Pollette and stepdaughter, Sylvia Braswell.
The funeral was Nov. 1 at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with the Rev. William H. Thompson officiating.
Burial with full military honors will be at Poplar Springs United Methodist Church cemetery near Adrian.
Survivors include his wife, Nell W. Braswell Pollette; one daughter, Amber Pollette, Swainsboro; a stepson, Allen Braswell, Swainsboro; a grandson, Teddy Braswell, Swainsboro; sister-in-law, Sara Bedgood; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Russell Collins, Bobby Faircloth, Billy Purvis, Jimmy Hiers, Matt Lane and Stan Powell.
Tomlinson Funeral Home, Swainsboro, was in charge of the arrangements.
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Mr. Coy Smith of Louisville died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006.Mr. Smith, a native of Jefferson
County, was a member of Spring Bethel AME Church and of Spring Bethel Benevolent
Society.The funeral was Nov. 4 at 11 a.m. at Spring Bethel AME Church with the Rev. Kenneth Davis officiating. Burial was in the Spring Bethel Benevolent
Society Cemetery.Survivors include his wife, Ida Bell Smith; daughters, Ella Chaneyfield, Louisville, and Ola Mae Denmark, Brooklyn,
NY; brother, A.D. Smith, Capital Heights, Md.; sister, Emma A. Hall, Washington, DC; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.Pallbearers were grandsons, Darrell Chaneyfield, Bryan Smith, Shawn Chaneyfield, Pernell Chaneyfield, Phillip Franklin and Kenneth Shaw. Honorary pallbearers were Louisville Lodge #579. Garrer Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Ms. Elizabeth Thomas of Wadley died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006.
The funeral was Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. at San Clair Baptist Church with the Rev. Derwin Jackson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include her mother, Ala Mae Gibbons, Wadley; three grandchildren, Shantera Thomas, Untorrey Thomas Jr. and Cameron Thomas, Midville; a daughter-in-law, Katina Thomas, Midville; three brothers, Levon Ted Williams, Wadley, Clinton Jerry Jackson, Louisville, and Eddie Dean Williams, Tampa, Fla.; two sisters, Cassandra Ann Prophet, Wrightsville, and Frankie Mae Thomas Oglesby, Miami, Fla.; and her grandfather, Matthew Tally Sr., Brooklyn, NY.
Pallbearers were Jeffery Mack, John Lewis, John May, Willie B. Lewis, Sammie Lee Gibbons, Lamar Smith, Clark Williams, Rev. John Harmon, John Howard, Leroy Kittles and Morris Williams.
Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.
James Henry “Chick” Radcliffe Sr.
Mr. James Henry “Chick” Radcliffe Sr., 70, of Statesboro died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2006, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility.
Mr. Radcliffe, a native of Burke County, was a 1954 graduate of Waynesboro High School. He served as a civilian technician for 36 years with the GaARNG before ending his military career as property book officer overseeing all property and inventory of the National Guard Training Center at Ft. Stewart. He retired with 42 years of service to the GaARNG. He served as president of the Statesboro Jaycees as well as Region 10 president of Jaycees. He was a founding member and past president of Minutmen Investors. He was a member of Ways Baptist Church. He was a founding member and former president of the Clarence Brack “Top Five” Club, a National Guard NCO organization.
A second funeral was held at Ways Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
The funeral was Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. at Statesboro First Baptist Church with Elder Randy Waters, CW4 (Ret.) Billy F. Stewart and BG (Ret.) Fred Shaver officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Joanne Swan Radcliffe; two sons, James Henry Radcliffe Jr., Hiram, and Woodrow Swan Radcliffe, Carlisle, Penn.; one daughter, Sara Joanne Radcliffe Cook, Atlanta; his sister, Kathryn Radcliffe Hamilton, Martinez; four grandchildren; and several other relatives.
Pallbearers were Edwin Akins, Roland Bell, Gene Denmark, Rodney Harville, Jack Henry and Paul Strange.
Honorary pallbearers were members and spouses of the Clarence Brack “Top Five” Club and active and retired members of the Georgia National Guard and their spouses.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 108 North Main St., Statesboro, GA 30458; Ways Baptist Church, 314 Quaker Rd., Wrens, GA 30833; or to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459.
Hodges-Moore Funeral Home, Statesboro, was in charge of the arrangements.
Daisy Ruth Andrews
Mrs. Daisy Ruth Andrews of Hephzibah died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006.
Mrs. Andrews was a homemaker and a Baptist.
The funeral was Feb. 27 at Poteet Funeral Home, South Chapel at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Albert "Bucky" Halford officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
Survivors include a son, Michael Parker, Hephzibah; five daughters, Marie Bates, Hephzibah, Patricia Bryant, Portal, Jane Ward, Janel Ruth O'Dell and JoLee Andrews; a step-daughter, Betty Rainwater, all of Augusta; three brothers, Alton Stewart, Hephzibah, Grady Stewart, Blythe, and James Stewart, Augusta; three sisters, Liza Mae Prickett, Matthews, Elizabeth Huff, Stapleton, and Lois Howland, Augusta; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were her grandsons.
Poteet Funeral Homes, Augusta, was in charge of the arrangements.
Uvernee Brooks Hadden
Mrs. Uvernee Brooks Hadden, 76, of North Augusta, S.C., died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2006, at University Hospital in Augusta.
Mrs. Hadden, a native of Jefferson County, had lived in North Augusta for the past 50 years. She was a Baptist and a member of the Sheffield Club. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband Byron W. Hadden and a son, Brad Hadden.
The funeral was Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Rowland Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Hadden officiating. Burial was at Pineview Memorial Park.
Survivors include a son, Mark Hadden, Lincolnton; a daughter, Sandra Hadden Long, North Augusta; a sister, Delores Wilkinson, Thomson; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 1003 Hammonds Road, Aiken, SC 29803.
Rowland Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Jacob Johnson Jr.
Mr. Jacob Johnson Jr. of Wadley died Monday, Feb. 20, 2006.
The funeral was Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. at Brinson Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. David Kemp officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Lennie L. Vining Johnson; his sons, Carl Johnson, Stone Mountain, Deon Johnson Sr., Hephzibah; his daughters, Lillie Lattimore, Wadley, Beverly Ann Williams, Long Island, NY, and Cassandra Heggs, Augusta; his sisters, Daisy L. Johnson, Sarah Mae Johnson, Minister N. Jane Jones, JoAnn Watkins and Evangelist Rose Mary Fields, Savannah, Barbara Gibbons, Midway, and Debra Gooddine, Albany; his brothers, William Devoe, Orlando, Fla., and Jerome Kearse, Savannah; 17 grandchildren; and several other relatives.
Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Lurlia Middlebrook of Augusta died Monday, Feb. 20, 2006, at University Hospital in Augusta.
Mrs. Middlebrook, a native of Glascock County, was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church in Gibson.
The funeral was Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. at Piney Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Carlos Newton officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Survivors include four sisters, Clara Annette (Walker) Magargel, Jersey City, NJ, Geogeann Walker Jordan, Evelyn Walker Turner, Augusta, and Betty Walker (Jessie) Wilson, Homestead, Fla.; three grandsons; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and relatives.
The Historic Dent's Undertaking Establishment was in charge of the arrangements.
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Margaret Smith Miller
Mrs. Margaret Smith Miller, 69, of Stapleton died Friday, Feb. 21, 2006, at University Hospital in Augusta.
Mrs. Miller was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She was employed by Jefferson Energy Cooperative since 1981 and was semi-retired since 1999. She was a former owner of Big M Flower Hut in Bartow. She is preceded in death by her husband James Miller, and a brother, Jimmy Smith.
The funeral was Feb. 23 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Donald Lumpkin officiating. Burial was in Parkers United Methodist Church Cemetery in Bartow.
Survivors include two daughters, Peggy M. (Steve) Jardon, Louisville, and Lynn M. (Bill) Williams, Stapleton; two sons, Greg (Susie) Miller, Wrens, and Ricky (Pam) Miller, Warrenton; two sister, Annette S. Livingston, Louisville, Betty S. Cooper, Bartow; a brother, Terry Smith, Zebina; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Andy Miller, Joshua Cowart, Bill Cooper, Jim Cooper, Joe Miller, Gary Smith, Ronnie Livingston and Tim Smith.
Honorary pallbearers were the Jefferson Energy Cooperative Engineering Technicians and Leotis Gilmore.
Memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Building fund, c/o Bobbie Kitchens, 1092 Oak St., Avera, GA 30803.
James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Frieda Leonard Pierson
Mrs. Frieda Leonard Pierson, 86, of Davisboro died Friday, Feb. 24, 2006, at Heritage Inn Nursing Home.
Mrs. Pierson was born in Broome County, New York. She was the daughter of the late Archie Wilson Leonard and the late Anna Arnold Leonard. She was a homemaker and a faithful member of the United Faith Ministries. Mrs. Pierson was also an active member of the Gideon's Auxiliary. She is predeceased by her husband LeRoy Lindsey Pierson.
The funeral was Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. at the United Faith Ministries in Davisboro with the Rev. Matthew Pierson officiating. Burial was in Davisboro Cemetery.
Survivors include her children, Sylvia P (Larry) Cobb, Louisville, Cynthia P. (Benjamin) Layton, Riddleville, and Matthew (Paulette) Pierson, Davisboro; grandchildren, Kathy Cobb, Teresa Snider, Paula Cobb, Butch Cobb, Arlene Norris, Lane Layton and Alan Layton; nine great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Alan Norris, Lane Layton, Alan Layton, Lance Layton, Bill Snider, Butch Cobb, Richard Elmquist, Brian Elmquist and William Snider.
Memorials may be made to the Sandersville Gideons, P.O. Box 891, Sandersville, GA 31082, or to the United Faith Ministries, 14253 Hwy. 231 S. Davisboro, GA 31018.
May and Smith Funeral Directors, Sandersville, was in charge of the arrangements.