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Georgia Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 695

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Mr. Thomas Groover

Retired commercial painter

Announcement dated June 12, 1998

Mr. Thomas Oscar Groover, 72, of 2616 Shalimar Drive, died Wednesday, June 10, 1998, at his residence.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today in Hillcrest Memorial Park with the Rev. Jerry Wilson officiating.

Mr. Groover, a native of Lake City, Fla., was a retired self-employed commercial painter and was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include one daughter, Connie Hogue, Augusta; three brothers, James R. Groover, Orange City, Fla., Edwin D. Groover, Augusta, and John A. Groover, Summerville, S.C.; two sisters, Mildred McGee, Augusta, and Ann Lewis, San Antonio; and two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Richard Grove, Charles Grove, Walter Groover, Johnny Grove, Bill Akins and Chuck McGee.

Friends may call at the funeral home.

Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Lumpkin Road, is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Charlie Crawford

Plasterer

Announcement dated June 12, 1998

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -- Mr. Charlie M. ``Suga'' Crawford, 56, of 241 N.W. 28th Ave., died Thursday, June 4, 1998, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Springfield Baptist Church, Thomson, with the Rev. Tommy Burgess Jr. officiating. Burial will be in First Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Appling.

Mr. Crawford, a native of McDuffie County, was a self-employed plasterer and a member of Trinity Assembly of God, West Palm Beach. He was a 1961 graduate of McDuffie County Training School.

Survivors include his wife, Vera Crawford; two sons, Marion L. Crawford, West Palm Beach, and Charlie Crawford, Fort Myers; two daughters, Rosemary Hart and Belinda Hart, both of Boynton Beach; six brothers, Robert Crawford, Daniel Crawford Jr., John E. Crawford Sr., Melvin Crawford and George Crawford, all of Thomson, and Lawrence Crawford, Pittsburgh; three sisters, Frances Springer and Louise Burgess, both of Thomson, and Juanita Dickerson, Fort Myers; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be his nephews.

Friends may call at the residence of Daniel and Frances Springer, 1975 Wrightsboro Road, Thomson, or at noon today at Crawford Mortuary, Thomson.

Mr. David Blackburn

Retired Six Flags Inc. vice president

Announcement dated June 12, 1998

RAYLE, Ga. -- Mr. David Thomas Blackburn, of 837 Bartram Trace Road, died Wednesday, June 10, 1998, at his residence.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Washington, with the Revs. Albert Huyck and John Mark Carpenter officiating.

Mr. Blackburn, a native of Texas, was retired as vice president of show productions with Six Flags Inc., where he produced the live shows for the theme parks and consulted on special performances and promotional shows. He served in the Army under Gen. Douglas MacArthur in Tokyo and was a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a degree in journalism. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Washington.

Survivors include his wife, Diana Mills Blackburn; three sons, Gregory Blackburn, Dallas, Stephen Blackburn, Chicago, and Charles Blackburn, Richmond, Va.; and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Georgia Training and Support in Community, P.O. Box 810, Washington, GA; the Washington-Wilkes Animal Shelter, 1016 Spring St.; the Penfield Home, Penfield; the Washington-Wilkes Historical Association; or the Mary Willis Library.

Friends may call at the residence.

Hopkins Funeral Home, Washington, is in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Alberta Bennett

Homemaker

Announcement dated June 12, 1998

ATLANTA -- Ms. Alberta A. Bennett, 90, of 752 Peeples St. S.W., died Saturday, June 6, 1998, at Providence Health Care.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Lincolnton, with the Rev. Robert Crawford officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Ms. Bennett, a native of Lincolnton, was a homemaker and a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church.

Survivors include two grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Timothy Garnett, James Lee Garnett, Shawn Garnett, Arthur Beard, Chelaly Smalley and Curtis Garnett.

Friends may call at the residence of Prelo Hogan, Lincolnton, or Wright and Jones Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Aretas Bell

Miami Carey retiree

Announcement dated June 13, 1998

SWAINSBORO, Ga. -- Mrs. Aretas Durden Bell, 89, died Friday, June 12, 1998, at Emanuel County Nursing Home.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Calvary United Methodist Church with the Revs. Don Proctor and Randall Ray officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery.

Mrs. Bell, a native of Emanuel County, had retired from Miami Carey. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church.

Survivors include three grandchildren, Roxie B. Wimberly, Forsyth, Jeff Bell, Atlanta, and Paul Inman Bell, Swainsboro.

Pallbearers will be Wade Bedingfield, Charlie Sconyers, Otis Smith, Tharlton Weatherford, Vaughn Riner, Theron Moore and Mickey Durden.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the official board of Calvary United Methodist Church.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary.

Mr. William Cato

Manager

Announcement dated June 13, 1998

ATLANTA -- Mr. William ``Bill'' A. Cato, 73, died Friday, June 12, 1998, at Nursecare of Buckhead.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Mount Paran Church of God, Mount Paran Road, with the Revs. Don Wood and Bobby Murray officiating. Burial will be in Crestlawn Memorial Park.

Mr. Cato was a manager for General Motors and was a Navy veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Thomas Cato.

Lowndes and McLane Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Mary Dicks

Beaulieu Fibers employee

Announcement dated June 13, 1998

WINDSOR, S.C. -- Mrs. Mary Jane Childs Dicks, 48, of 293 Nickeltop Road, died Wednesday, June 10, 1998, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Williston, with the Revs. James L. Myers, Phinice Young and Monroe Bush officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Dicks, a native of Barnwell County, was a 1971 graduate of Williston-Elko High School. She was an employee of Beaulieu Fibers, Aiken. She was a member of Bell Pond Missionary Baptist Church, where she was Sunday school secretary and sang in the choir.

Survivors include two sons, Christopher M. Dicks, Salley, and Alonzo Dicks Jr., Aiken; her father, George Childs, Manning; her mother, Bessie Childs, Williston; three brothers, Jerome Jerry Childs and Spann Billy Childs, both of Williston, and George Childs Jr., Graniteville; and four sisters, Beatrice Childs and Gloria Ann Childs, both of Windsor, and Gertrude Martha Childs and Diane Childs, both of Williston.

Pallbearers will be Calvin Patrick Joe Louis Dunbar, Louis Adam, Harry Gordon, Emanuel Gordon Jr., Johnny Gordon, John Williams Jr. and Johnnie Lee Jimerson.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Williston-Elko High School Class of 1971.

Friends may call at the residence of Bessie Childs, 21 Roy St., Williston, or at Simmons Funeral Home, Williston.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Royce Kitchens

Georgia Kaolin Chalk Mine retiree

Announcement dated June 13, 1998

WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga. -- Mr. Royce Kitchens, 54, died Thursday, June 11, 1998, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Hillcrest Baptist Church with the Revs. W.A. Foskey and Earl Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery.

Mr. Kitchens, a native of Johnson County, had retired from Georgia Kaolin Chalk Mine. He was a member of Liberty Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Tiffany Kitchens, Dexter; his father, Roy Kitchens, Wrightsville; a brother, Ernest Kitchens, Wrightsville; and a sister, Wynell Powell, Wrightsville.

Pallbearers will be Glen Mathis, Wyman Mathis, Floyd Hall, Keith Powell, Charles Kitchens and Greg Kitchens.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Richard and Joyce Stanley Funeral Home.

Mr. James Lewis

Retired farmer

Announcement dated June 13, 1998

SWAINSBORO, Ga. -- Mr. James Neal Lewis, 76, of 948 Old Nunez Road, died Thursday, June 11, 1998, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dublin.

The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Johnson Funeral Home with Tommy Rountree and Manning Temples officiating. Burial will be in Old Canoochee Baptist Church Cemetery, Twin City.

Mr. Lewis, a native of Emanuel County, had retired as a farmer, electrician, and as co-owner of Swainsboro Freezer Locker Co. He was a graduate of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, and was a 1944 state 4-H champion in farm machinery and animal husbandry. He donated property for the building and expansion of Empire Expressway Industrial Park. He was an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War, and he was a Baptist.

The family said he was a descendent of Emanuel County's founding families.

Survivors include his wife, Oris Ridgill Lewis; three sons, Jimmie Neal Lewis, Swainsboro, Gary Lewis, Byron, and Mickey Lewis, Warner Robins; a daughter, Melanie Jan Lewis Johnson, Swainsboro; a sister, Elizabeth Palmer, Swainsboro; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Johnson, Keith Johnson, Mike Ridgill, Lee Page, James Palmer, Joshua Lewis Jr., Carroll Clifton and Samuel E. Flanders.

Memorials may be made to Old Canoochee Primitive Baptist Church, Twin City, GA 30471.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Octavia Moores

Homemaker

Announcement dated June 13, 1998

NORTH AUGUSTA -- Mrs. Octavia C. Moores, 75, of 1131 Ridgecrest Ave., died Thursday, June 11, 1998, at St. Joseph Hospital, Augusta.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today at Pineview Memorial Gardens with the Rev. James MaCleod officiating.

Mrs. Moores, a native of Edgefield, was a homemaker and a member of Lyndon Grove Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, where she was a former member of the Missionary Society and the Christian Women's Club.

Survivors include her husband, Loren E. Moores Sr.; and a son, Loren E. Moores Jr., Bishop, Ga.

Friends may call this morning at Poteet Funeral Home, North Augusta.

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