Services for Ellis L. Kemp will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Mount Hope AME Church Cemetery. Kemp died Monday, Feb. 28, 2000. Born in Bibb County, he was a retired brick mason and a former member of Grants Chapel AME Church.
Survivors include his wife, Allene Payton Kemp; children, Emily R. Kemp and Phyllis K. Beaufait, both of Macon; sister, Grace K. Johnson of Macon; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family may be contacted at 2404 Recreation Road. Hutchings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Services for Carol Sims Mason will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Martha Bowman United Methodist Church with burial at 4:30 p.m. in Floral Hills Cemetery, Tucker. Mason, 55, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000. Born in Atlanta, she was the daughter of the late Redden Roscoe Sims. She was educated in Dekalb County schools, attended Florida State University and was a graduate of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta. She taught in secondary and vocational schools and was a caseworker for the Middle Georgia Consortium. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Warner Robins.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas H. Mason; a daughter, Amanda Meredith Mason of Macon; mother, Jewel Roberts Sims of Macon; and several cousins.
The family may be contacted at 3367 Rosa Drive. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 4406, Macon 31208, or the Methodist Home for Children and Youth, 304 Pierce Ave., Macon 31204. Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.
Richard McCrary Jr.
GRIFFIN - Services for Richard McCrary Jr. will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Rocky Mount Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. McCrary, 47, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000. Born in Taylor County, he was the son of the late Richard McCrary Sr. He was a graduate of Taylor County High School and was employed by Delta Air Lines of Atlanta. He was a member of Rocky Mount Baptist Church, serving as assistant chairman and treasurer of the deacon board and treasurer of Sunday School.
Survivors include his wife, Annie McCrary; mother, Lilla McCrary of Roberts; sisters and brothers, Helen Harp and Lorene Turner, both of Reynolds, Eleanor Shorts of Butler, Evangelist Ezell Howard of Roberta, Zeleame Montgomery of Abbeville, Eugene McCrary and Melvin McCrary, both of Detroit, and Ronald McCrary, David McCrary and Charles McCrary, all of Griffin.
The body will be placed in the church an hour prior to services. Hicks and Sons Funeral Home, Roberta, has charge of arrangements.
BRUNSWICK - Services for Casey Farriest Monsees will be at 1 p.m. today in International Church of God with burial in Magnolia Park Cemetery. Monsees, 87, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000. A retired minister, he was a member of International Church of God.
Survivors include his sisters, Gerta Felts, Ruth Goldbaugh, Mary Hendrick and Ruby Loper, all of Macon, and Daphine Hammock of Athens.
McCullough Funeral Home in Warner Robins has charge of arrangements.
CINCINNATI, Ohio - Services for John Clayton Peacock will be at 3 p.m. today in Trail Branch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Peacock, 77, died Monday, Feb.. 28, 2000. Formerly of Cochran, he was the son of the late Henry and Eula Mae Powell Peacock. He was an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War and had lived in Cincinnati for 32 years.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews. Mathis Funeral Home in Cochran has charge of arrangements.
Services for Larry Solomon will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in St. Peter Baptist Church followed by private burial. Solomon died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000. He was born in Bibb County, the son of the late Coleman Solomon. He was a graduate of Appling High School, earning the Dr. E.M. Calhoun award, the Emmett Dederon Award and the Golden Helmet Award. He was an Air Force veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Amanda Solomon; children, Jared Solomon, Darren Oliver, Laquesta Craig and Sheniqua Copelin, all of Macon, and Ruben Dennard of Atlanta; mother, Hattie Solomon Mitchell of Macon; grandmother, Virginia Jackson of Macon; brothers and sisters, Clifford Tarpley of Decatur, Maurice Tarpley, Carol Long and Loretta Tarpley, all of Macon, and Mary Moorer of Augusta; and 11 grandchildren.
The family may be contacted at 1008 Ash St. Bentley and Sons Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
FORSYTH - Services for Maggie Mae Talmadge will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Forsyth City Cemetery. Talmadge died Monday, Feb. 28, 2000. She was employed at McDonough Laundry Service for many years. She was a member of Towaliga County Line Baptist Church.
Survivors include her children, Willie J. Scott, R.L. Scott and Troy Scott, all of Jackson, Leon Scott of McDonough, Arthur Scott of Griffin, and Randy Scott, Laverne Colbert, Brenda Talmadge and Linda Talmadge, all of Forsyth.
The family may be contacted at 15 Cheeves Road. Freeman Brothers Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
FORT VALLEY - Services for Laura Carron Thomas will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Beaufort, S.C., Baptist Church with burial in the national cemetery in Beaufort, S.C. Thomas, 85, died Tuesday, Feb.. 29, 2000. Born in Colleton County, S.C., she was a homemaker and a member of Beaufort Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Marion Mapel of Fort Valley; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Rooks Funeral Home.
Services for Sonja Reddy Upchurch will be at noon Thursday in Crest Lawn Funeral Home with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Upchurch, 61, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2000. Born in Fulton County, she lived most of her life in Macon and worked as a secretary for T.Y. Gibson Pest Control for 38 years. She was a member of Mabel White Memorial Baptist Church, was assistant dietician and a member of the choir.
Survivors include her children, Steve Upchurch of Macon, Chris Upchurch of Lizella, and Regina Upchurch of Warner Robins; a sister, Evelyn Adams of Macon; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home, and may be contacted at 941 Ahwenasa Trail.
FORSYTH - Services for William Ernest Urquhart will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Russellville Baptist Church with burial in Mount Vernon Cemetery. Urquhart, 81, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2000. He was born in Geneva County, Ala., the son of the late Benjamin E. and Grace M. Urquhart. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was retired from Georgia Power and was a 33nd degree Mason and a member of Woodmen of the World Lodge No. 369. He was a member and deacon of Russellville Baptist Church.
survivors include his wife, Marjorie Urquhart; children, Bill Urquhart of Forsyth and Edwen Urquhart of Vidalia; a sister, Nellie Leonard of Kingsland; six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Monroe County Memorial Chapel. Memorials may be made to Russellville Baptist Church, Shriners Children's Hospitals, American Heart Association (Monroe County Unit) or the donor's favorite charity.
VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Memorial services for Elizabeth Elam Vance will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Pineola Baptist Church. Vance, 89, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2000. She was born in Kings Mountain, N.C., the daughter of the late Richard Fuller and Sarah Roberts Elam. She was a graduate of Wingate and Meredith colleges and received a master's degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The widow of Zebulon Baird Vance, she taught in high schools in Marion and Chapel Hill, N.C., and was on the faculty at Mercer University in Macon for 33 years, teaching business and economics. She was involved in Habitat for Humanity, the DAR and the Avery County Historical Museum. She was a member of Pineola Baptist Church.
Survivors include her children, Dr. Elizabeth Raft of Durham, N.C., and Mary Watson of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; brother and sister, Philip Ramseur Elam of Mars Hill, N.C., and Viola Smith of Blandenboro, N.C.; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends after the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Avery County Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 1016, Newland, N.C. 28657, or to the Avery County Hospice, 351 Mitchell St., Newland, N.C. 28657.
OCILLA - Services for James Roseboro "Charlie" Walker will be at 2 p.m. today in Ocilla United Methodist Church with burial at 4 p.m. in Helena Cemetery. Walker died Monday, Feb. 28, 2000. He was born in Jeff Davis County, the son of the late Joshua and Addie V. Walker. He had lived in Ocilla for many years and was the widower of Elizabeth Stewart Walker. He was a member of Ocilla United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a brother, Walstein Walker of Milldgeville; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Ocilla United Methodist Church or to the donor's favorite charity. Lowes' Funeral Home of Helena has charge of arrangements.
Richard Aaron Sr.
FORSYTH - Services for Richard D. Aaron Sr. will be at 3 p.m. Friday in Forsyth First Baptist Church with burial in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens with full military honors. Aaron, 65, died Tuesday, May 9, 2000. Son of the late Herbert F. Aaron Sr. and Annie P. Aaron, he was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War and was retired from Robins Air Force Base. He was a member of Forsyth First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Gloria T. Aaron; children Richard D. Aaron Jr. of Warner Robins and William Aaron of Aiken, S.C.; stepson, Barry Caswell of Marietta; sister and brothers Ann Walker of Winston-Salem, N.C., Herbert Aaron Jr. of Charleston, S.C., Louis Aaron of Amelia, Va., and Robert Aaron of Charleston, S.C.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today in Monroe County Memorial Chapel. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Sav-A-Pet Inc., P.O. Box 933, Forsyth 31029.
Services for Opal J. Adams will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Adams, 83, died Wednesday, May 10, 2000. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Waycross.
Survivors include her daughter, Leslie Gonzalez of Macon; brother and sisters Billy Johnson of Fayetteville, N.C., Georgie Williams of Portsmouth, Va., and JoAnn Oldland of Uniontown, Pa.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Family will be at 5927 Mount Pleasant Church Road. Crest Lawn Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.