Services for Leavy Chafin will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Hart's Mortuary with burial in Macon Memorial Park. Chafin, 78, died Monday, May 8, 2000. He served with the 385th AA Battalion during World War II and was retired from Robins Air Force Base after 43 years. He was a member of Mickey Fuller Lodge, Scottish Rite Temple and Al Sihah Temple. He was a member, elder and trustee of East Macon United Methodist Church, where he served on pastor's parish relationship committee.
Survivors include his children, Dianne Damron of Byron and Denise Nowell, both of Sarasota, Fla.; brothers, Alvie Chafin of Macon and Leland Chafin of Hawkinsville; and four grandchildren.
Family will be at 5155 Houser's Mill Road, Byron. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to East Macon United Methodist Church, 424 Church St., Macon 31217.
DRY BRANCH - Services for Bennie L. Chappell will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Stone Creek Baptist Church, Twiggs County, with burial in the church cemetery. Chappell, 93, died Sunday, May 7, 2000. The widower of Bertha Stephens Chappell, he was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his son, Robert Chappell of Macon; sisters and brother Lillian Stephens, Willie O. Hill, Carrie Emory, Gladys Anderson, Josephine Willmore and Villina Williams, all of Twiggs County, and James Fitzpatrick; 16 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 26 great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Hutchings Funeral Home, Macon, and will be at 2024 Joe Brown Drive.
MIDVILLE - Services for Brunell Johnson Cox will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Hendley, Rountree and Powell Funeral Home, Swainsboro, with burial in Lewis Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Jenkins County. Cox, 81, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000. She was a seamstress, retired from Carter Manufacturing Co. and was a member of Garfield Community Club. She attended Lewis Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Roxanne Cox of Thomson; and sisters Irene Joiner of Midville and Louise Lane of Millen.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today in the funeral home and will be at 2316 Old Savannah Road. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lewis Primitive Baptist Church, c/o Ruby Lee Lane, 4167 Lane Road, Millen 30442.
CORDELE - Services for O.E. Hall will be at 2 p.m. today in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Hall, 77, died Monday, May 8, 2000. He was a retired self-employed television repairman.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth W. Hall; and sisters Eva Brantley and Nina Jane Dillard, both of Cordele.
Hughes & Wright Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
EASTMAN - Services for Thelma F. Harrison will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Bowers Cemetery. Harrison, 75, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000. The widow of H.C. Harrison, she was a retired legal secretary. She was a member of Empire Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Billie Owens of Cochran; and grandson, Jeffrey Owens of Byron.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Fisher Funeral Home and may be contacted at the Owens residence, Bowers Cemetery
BRADENTON, Fla. - Services for Robert S. Hicks will be held later at Skyway Memorial Gardens. Hicks, 74, died Friday, May 5, 2000. He was a tool and die machinist, retired from General Motors.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Hicks; and sisters and brother Ruth Featherman and Mary Swope, both of Pontiac, Mich., Esther Rice of Springhill, Fla., and Earl Hicks of Harrisburg, Ill.
Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 2975 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, Fla. 34239, or the American Diabetes Association, 5011-L, W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, Fla. 33634. Griffith-Cline Funeral Home in Bradenton has charge of arrangements.
EASTMAN - Services for Joseph M. Hood will be private. Hood, 68, died Monday, May 8, 2000. He was an auto mechanic.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Hood; children Dauphine Hood of Covington, Gayle Crawley of Orlando, Fla., Kay Purser of Cochran, Elaine Barrett of Loganville, Sue Haley of Eastman and David Runels of Vienna; mother, Eula Silva of Eastman; stepchildren Johnny Hood of Smyrna and James Bennett, both of Grayson; sister Nancy Robertson of Eastman; 19 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
LYONS - Services for Richard Sadler Hood will be at 3 p.m. today in Murchison Funeral Home, Vidalia, with burial in Lyons City Cemetery. Hood, 78, died Monday, May 8, 2000. A retired farmer, he was a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Ethel O'Neal Hood; children, Patricia Clark and Linda Waldrop, both of Hudson, N.C., Carol Powell of Mocksville, N.C., James Hood of Hickory, N.C., and Michael Hood of Morgantown, N.C.; sisters and brothers, Evelyn Russ and G.L. Hood, both of Clarkton, N.C., Rachel Horton of Elizabethtown, N.C., and Harold Hood of Bladenboro, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
The family may be contacted at 191 E. Thompson St.
Services for Thomas Bertron Hooper will be at 3:30 p.m. today in Holsey Temple CME Church with burial in Middle Georgia Memory Gardens. Hooper, 90, died Saturday, May 6, 2000. He was a claims adjuster, retired from Atlanta Life Insurance Co. A community and political activist, he was a member of the Morehouse College Alumni chapter, Homosophian Civic Club and the Democratic Party.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Wilkins Hooper.
The family may be contacted at 1970 Vining Circle. Hutchings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
CORDELE - Services for Lee Willie Hutchinson will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Dekle Funeral Home with burial in Sunnyside Cemetery. Hutchinson, 80, died Monday, May 8, 2000.
Survivors include his children Billy Van Hutchinson and Therese H. Turner, both of Cordele, and Jean H. DuPriest of Box Springs.
The family may be contacted at 1604 S. Fifth St.
BONAIRE - Services for Jayne Joyce Jackson will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial in Bonaire Cemetery. Jackson, 78, died Monday, May 8, 2000. She was a former member of the Bonaire Home Economics Club and volunteer for the Crisis Hotline and Bonaire Elementary School library. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Survivors include her children Frank Jackson of Bonaire, Priscilla Clement of Warner Robins, Carol Moltz of Byron and Janine Jackson of Kathleen; brothers and sister John Joyce of Arizona, Robert Joyce of Connecticut and Kathryn Boone of Bonaire; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A rosary will be said at 6 p.m. today in Heritage Memorial Funeral Home.
GRESSTON - Services for Claude L. Maddox will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Southerland Funeral Chapel, Eastman, with burial in Gresston Holiness Cemetery. Maddox, 60, died Tuesday, May 8, 2000. He was a maintenance supervisor, retired from Middle Georgia College.
Survivors include his wife, Sheila Maddox; children Paul Maddox of Eastman and Carl Maddox of Cochran; stepchildren Ronnie Stone and Michael Crenshaw, both of Eastman; sister and brother Sara White of Gresston and Bobby Maddox of Eastman; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home and may be contacted at the White residence.
BUTLER - Services for Hubert Payne will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Payne, 88, died Monday, May 8, 2000. A lifelong Taylor County resident, he was the retired owner of Payne Motor Co. in Butler. He was a retired farmer and former councilman for the city of Butler for many years.
Survivors include his daughter, Nina P. Jarrell of Butler; sister, Catherine P. Giles of Butler; and two grandchildren.
Edwards Funeral Home, Butler, has charge of arrangements.
Jones COUNTY - Services for Lamar Brinson Price will be at 11 a.m. today in Bridges Funeral Home, Gray, with burial in Cedar Ridge Cemetery. Price, 59, died Monday, May 8, 2000. He was son of the late Lamar C. Price and was the owner of Price Trucking.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara J. Price; children Tannie Schenk of Arab, Ala., and Maudie Price, Keith Price and Tim Price, all of Jones County; mother, Helen Thigpen of Wadley; sisters, Helen Long of Martinez, Barbara Greene of Swainsboro and Connie Upton of Wadley; and three grandchildren.
The family may be contacted at the residence on Chambers Road.