Elder Dewey Hugh Lee
BURTON, S.C. -- Elder Dewey Hugh Lee, 100, died June 4 at home.
He was born in Allendale. He was the widower of Ruth Jones Lee and Daisy Wright Lee. After moving to Beaufort, he became a member of the New Church of Christ, served as a deacon and an elder and in 1945 was ordained into the ministry. He served as pastor of Burton New Church of Christ (Briarthicket), Hilton Head New Church of Christ, Hickory Hill New Church of Christ, Sheldon New Church of Christ, Furman New Church of Christ and Gray's Hill New Church of Christ. At age 70, and after 33 years of service, he retired from civil service at Pump Island.
SURVIVORS: a daughter, Davies Albergottie of Gardens Corner; a sister, Walterine Harden of Allendale; two sisters-in-law, Estelle Jones of Savannah and Dorothy Jones of New York City; 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
WAKE SERVICE: 7-8 p.m. today at Burton New Church of Christ.
FUNERAL: 1 p.m. Thursday at Burton New Church of Christ, burial in New Hope Cemetery in Burton.
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Glenda Diane Halstead
Glenda Diane Halstead, 46, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2002, under the care of Hospice of Savannah. A native of Savannah, Diane lived here her entire life. She worked for the years before becoming employed by Waste Management. She was preceded in death by her father, Hershel Lamar Halstead. Survivors: her mother, Erlene Halstead of Midway; sister, Gail Case and her husband, Jerry; brothers, Roger Halstead and LaMar Halstead and his wife, Rosalie, all of Savannah; two nieces, Laura Wiley and Carla Case McCorvey; and two grandnephews. Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p. m. Monday, December 2, at Fox and Weeks Funeral Home, Hodgson Memorial Chapel. Memorial Service: 11:00 a. m. Tuesday, December 3, at Fox and Weeks chapel. In lieu of flowers, her request is that donations be sent to Hospice of Savannah, PO Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416. Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors Hodgson Chapel Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Virginia Bailey Holmen
Virginia Bailey Holmen, 61, of Savannah, died Saturday, November 30, 2002, at Candler Hospital. Survivors: her husband, Gustav T. Holmen of Savannah; two sisters, Evelyn Bailey Secrest of Sarasota, FL, and Edith Bailey Prince of Savannah; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be private. Hubert C. Baker Funeral Home 7415 Hodgson Memorial Dr. Savannah Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
A. Champion McAlpin Jr.
Aaron Champion McAlpin, Jr., 85, of Savannah, Georgia, after a brief illness, passed away on Saturday morning, November 30, 2002, at St. Josephs Hospital. He is survived by Pauline McAlpin, his wife of 50 years. His other survivors include his brother, Kirk Martin McAlpin of Atlanta; his nieces and nephews, Lila and Kirk McAlpin, Jr., of Atlanta, Lea and Morgan McAlpin of Savannah, and Margaret and Jack Margeson, Jr., of Atlanta; and ten grandnieces and grandnephews. He was the son of the late Aaron Champion McAlpin and Margaret Martin McAlpin. He spent his early years in New Jersey, where his father was associated with Dupont. At age 12, he returned with his family to "Kirks Bluff" in Bluffton, SC, his mothers birthplace, where he attended Bluffton Junior High School for a year before moving to Savannah, whereupon he attended and graduated from Savannah High School. He served in the United States Army and Air Force from 1939 to 1945 and was stationed in Europe with the Eighth Air Force. He was associated in sales with Delta Air Lines in both Savannah and Atlanta. He and his wife, desiring to return home, moved back to Savannah, where he served for many years as Registrar of the Chatham County Health Department, until his retirement. He is a descendent of late Henry McAlpin of Savannah, owner of the Hermitage Plantation at which the historic "Savannah gray" bricks were manufactured. He was a 50-year member of the Saint Andrews Society of Savannah. Graveside Service: 2:00 p. m. Wednesday, December 4, at Laurel Grove Cemetery. The Very Reverend William Willoughby III of St. Pauls Episcopal Church in Savannah will officiate. Remembrances: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Pauls Episcopal Church, 1802 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401, or to the charity of the donors choice. Sipple Mortuary and Crematory Funeral Directors Savannah Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Mella Dickey Gay
Garfield - Mrs. Mella Dickey Gay, 69, died Sunday, December 1, 2002, at Memorial Health University Medical Center. She was born August 31, 1933, in Jenkins County, was a retired quality control inspector for the Thomson Company, and was a Baptist. Her husband Charlie H. Gay, Jr. preceded her in death. Survivors: her son, Charlie H. Gay III of Millen; three grandchildren, Amber, Blake, and Jeremy Gay of Millen; a sister, Mary Hazel Sharp of Eden; two brothers, John Edward Dickey, Jr., of Garden City and Jimmy E. Dickey of Pembroke; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p. m. Monday at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home in Millen. Funeral: 2:00 p. m. Tuesday, December 3, at the Crowe- Fields Funeral Home in Millen. Burial: Hebron Cemetery in Garfield. Crowe-Fields Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Jennie Lee Weekley Mixson
Beaufort, SC - Jennie Lee Weekley Mixson, 95, widow of Sterley Mixson, died Sunday, December 1, 2002, at Bayview Nursing Center. Mrs. Mixson was born October 18, 1907, in Hampton, SC, to the late Jasper Weekley and Addie Crews Weekley. She served many years as Supervisor of the Nursery Program at Baptist Church of Beaufort, where she was a member. She was preceded in death by a stepson, O. D. Mixon. Survivors: son, Sterley "Bud" Mixson of Beaufort, SC; two daughters, Peggy Gay of Beaufort and Shirley Mixson of Savannah; seven grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p. m. Monday at Anderson Funeral Home. Funeral: 10:00 a. m. Tuesday, December 3, at the Baptist Church of Beaufort. Burial: Sand Hill Cemetery. Remembrances: Baptist Church of Beaufort, P. O. Box 879, Beaufort, SC 29901. Anderson Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Pamela Faye Pam McNeill
Alma - Pamela Faye "Pam" McNeill, 44, died November 28. Survivors: husband, Mike A. McNeill; and others. Visitation: 6:00-9:00 p. m. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral: 2:00 p. m. Tuesday at New Hope Southern Congregational Methodist Church, lying in in state at 1:00 p. m. Burial: Church Cemetery. Crosby Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Thomas Jefferson OHara Sr.
Mr. Thomas Jefferson OHara, Sr., 70, died Saturday, November 30, at his residence. He was a native of Leesburg, FL, and a longtime resident of Savannah. He was most recently a resident of Richmond Hill. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving his country for 16 years. He retired from the Chatham Area Transit Authority as a Bus Driver; after his retirement he drove for Grey Lines Tours. He was a member of Faith Primitive Baptist Church. Survivors: his wife, Hazel H. OHara of Richmond Hill; sons, Jack Shuman of Jordan, MN, Thomas J. OHara, Jr., of Faulkville, Ronald W. OHara of Rincon, Arnold E. OHara of Rincon, and Eddie G. OHara of Bloomingdale; daughter, Theresa Louise Sipes of Faulk- ville; brother, Robert W. OHara of Leesburg, FL; sister, Patricia Ann Padgett of Leesburg, FL; eight grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; four nieces; and one nephew. Visitation: 5:00-8:00 p. m. Monday at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors Hodgson Chapel. Funeral: 11:00 a. m. Tuesday at Faith Primitive Baptist Church, with the Elder Joey Miller officiating. Burial: Long Oaks Cemetery in Leesburg, FL Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors Hodgson Chapel Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Rosetta Davis Bryan
Rosetta Davis-Bryan, 94, died November 29, 2002, at Savannah Rehabilitation Center. A native of Milledgeville, she resided in Savannah for many years as the wife of the Rev. Bryan, a noted clergyman, who preceded her in death. She was a member of St. Philip Monumental AME Church, where she served faithfully as a member of the Annie Jaudon Missionary Society. She was also a member of the AME Wives and Widows Association of the local, state, and connectional groups, the Retired Teachers Association, and the Neighborhood Association. Survivors: Mrs. Rubye Bryant, a devoted niece, of Columbus; a devoted nephew, Rev. Charles Lee of Maryland; other nieces, nephews, and cousins; a faithful class leader, Mrs. Ann Bennett; a devoted caregiver; and many loving and caring friends. Sidney A. Jones Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Ross Wade Robinson
Ross Robinson, 38, Golfer, Painter, Fisherman, Continual Laugh Maker, Encourager, Seeker, Storyteller, Crazy T-shirt Monster, Irreplaceable Son, Beloved Brother, Favorite Uncle, Nephew, Friend, and Anchor for the STARS, died early Sunday morning, November 24, in Savannah, following a senseless shooting. Ross, a master house painter, has been called home to do some re-work on his Fathers House. Ross lived many lives: born June 24, 1964, in Teaneck, NJ, grew up in Grand Rapids, MI, and St. Louis, MO; he lived in Hilton Head Island and Myrtle Beach, SC. Ross never met a stranger and was dearly loved by all who were blessed to have known him. Some light has gone from the world and he will be sorely missed. Survivors: parents, Harry and Dorothy Robinson of St. Louis, MO; siblings, Sally Carbonaro (Nick), Todd Robinson (Mary Carter), Anne Braudt (Philip), and Scott Robinson; one niece; seven nephews; and countless friends. His life will be memorialized and celebrated on Hilton Head Island and in St. Louis. Hilton Head Island Service: 6:00-8:00 p. m. Thursday, December 5, at Tony Romas. A golf tournament is planned for the spring. St. Louis Service: Saturday, December 7, with visitation 12:00-2:00 p. m. and service from 2:00-3:00 p. m., at the BOPP Chapel, 10610 Manchester Rd., Kirkwood, MO 63122. A gathering will immediately follow at the Fireplace. Remembrances: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to be made to The Deep Well Project, P. O. Box 5727, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938. Carter Funeral Home Bryan Chapel Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Dora Davis Horne
Jesup - Dora Davis Horne, 70, died December 1, 2002, after an extended illness. The Wayne County native was a retired employee with ASCS and was a member of the Screven Order of the Eastern Star Ben Gibbs Chapter #299. She loved fishing and gardening. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis W. and David E. Carter, Jr., of Baxley; two stepdaughters and step- son-in-law, Cheryl Horne of Jesup and Carla and Mike Mellott of Middleburg, FL; a grandson and granddaughter- in-law, Daniel and Lesleigh Jones of Screven; a granddaughter, Emily Rebecca Jones of Screven; a sis- ter, Loretta D. Smith of Screven; a brother, Ira Thomas Davis of Screven; a great-grandson, Eric Dylan Jones of Screven; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p. m. Monday at the funeral home. Funeral: 11:00 a. m. Tuesday, December 3, 2002, from the Rinehart & Sons Chapel. Burial: Screven City Cemetery. Rinehart & Sons Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Charles E. McClanahan
Allenhurst - Charles E. McClanahan, 73, died Saturday, November 30, at his residence, after a short illness. He was a native of Walland, TN, and lived the past 52 years in Liberty County. He was a self-employed residential painter. Survivors: two daughters, Joan Smith of Jacksonville, FL, and Deloris Crane of Allenhurst; three stepsons, Neal Patterson of Savannah, Buddy Patterson of Atlanta, and Jimmy Patterson of Hawkinsville; seven brothers, Jackie McClanahan of Ludowici, Lonnie McClanahan and Jake McClanahan of Chicago, IL, Ray McClanahan and Martin McClanahan of Peoria, IL, and Billy McClanahan and Bob McClanahan of Walland, TN; two sisters, Shirley McClanahan and Norma Mae McClanahan of Walland, TN; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p. m. Monday, December 2, at Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel. Funeral: 11:00 a. m. Tuesday, December 3, at Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel. Burial: Oglethorpe Memorial Park. Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Inez E. Rigdon
Statesboro - Mrs. Inez E. Rigdon, 97, died November 30. Survivors: daughter, Vivian R. Hill; two sons, Frank Rigdon and Jim Rigdon; and others. Visitation: 5:00-7:00 p. m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Funeral: 2:00 p. m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church of Statesboro. Burial: Bulloch Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Hodges-Turner-Anderson Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Helen Emerson, 53, died Sunday, December 1, at Hospice House. The Cordele, GA, native had lived in Savannah for the past 30 years and was the owner of Page Two Transcription Service, for local psychologists. She was a member of Windsor Forest Baptist Church. Survivors: husband, Drew Emerson of Savannah; mother and stepfather, Edna and Quinton Bobo of Cordele; sisters, Shirley Miley of Brewton, AL, Betty Smith and Mary Merritt of Cordele, and Cheryl Collins of Vienna, GA; brothers, Jerry McCarty and Bobby McCarty of Cordele; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p. m. Monday, December 2, at Hughes & Wright Funeral Home in Cordele. Funeral Service: 1:00 p. m. Tuesday, December 3, in the chapel of Hughes & Wright Funeral Home. Remembrances: Hospice Savannah, Inc., P O Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416, or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 2625 Cumberland Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30339. Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors Hodgson Chapel Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Geneva Fields Cato
Geneva Fields Cato, 80, entered eternal rest on Sunday, December 1, 2002, at Tara of Thunderbolt, under Hospice Care. She was a native of Levy, SC, and attended the public schools of Jasper County. She was a member of St. Matthews Baptist Church of Pritchardville, SC, where she served on the Usher Board and attended faithfully at Bethany Baptist Church in Savannah. She was the widow of June Thomas Cato and was also preceded in death by three sons, Thomas, Richard, and Nathaniel. Survivors: four daughters, Frances Chisholm (Harry) of Savannah, Delores Barron (William) of Savannah, Thomasena Williams (Elston) of Savannah, and Sandra Anthony (William Green) of Savannah; five sisters, Elizabeth Exley of Hardeeville, SC, Georgianna Jones of Ridgeland, SC, Ada Bright of Hardeeville, SC, Bessie Edwards of Bluffton, SC, and Alice LaVant of Bluffton, SC; two sisters-in-law, Edith L. Fields of Hardeeville, SC, and Ernestine Fields of Hardeeville, SC; three brothers- in-law, Frankie Collins of Bluffton, SC, Richard LaVant of Bluffton, SC, and the Rev. Henry L. Jones of Ridgeland, SC; 24 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Williams & Williams Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Evelyn Doris Nease
Claxton - Evelyn Doris Nease, 80, died November 30, at the home of her daughter in St. Marys, Ga. The Bulloch County native had resided in Evans County most of her life. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church and also attended Friendship P. B. Church in Statesboro. She was predeceased by her husband, Loary Barker Nease. She was a loving wife and mother. Survivors: three sons, LB Nease, Jr., of Statesboro, Franklin Nease of Titusville, and Darnell Nease of Hilton Head, SC; two daughters, Martha Olliff of Kingsland and Julie Husler of St. Marys; one brother, Calvin Larrimore of Daytona Beach, FL; seventeen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visitation: 6:00 p. m. until, Monday, December 2, at J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home in Claxton. Funeral: 2:00 p. m. Tuesday, December 3, at J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home Chapel. Burial: Brewton Cemetery. J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Anita L. Raskin
Anita L. Raskin died Friday, November 29, 2002, at her residence. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, and was educated in the public schools. She worked as a nurses aide at Brooklyn Jewish Hospital during WWII and later in the office of famed radio personality, Fred Allen. In 1946, she wed local attorney, Sidney L. Raskin, and moved to Savannah, where they reared four children. She was a widely published author of light verse. Her work appeared in the Saturday Evening Post and other magazines of that caliber. She was an active member and President of the local chapter of the Georgia Poetry Society. She wrote the introduction to the popular guidebook, Sojourn in Savannah. She worked tirelessly for the Brandeis Womens Book sale and was on the board of the Savannah Public Library, where she recorded many books on tape for the blind. She was a founder and member of the Board of Directors of City Lights Theater Company and was a judge of the Annual Savannah Playwrights competition. She was a nationally known dealer in used and rare books and since 1978 operated the popular downtown shop, The Book Lady, a nickname she acquired at garage sales where people would say, "Here comes the book lady." She was a longtime member of Congregation Bnai Brith Jacob synagogue and also of Temple Mickve Israel. She was a member of the B. B. Jacob Sisterhood and a life member of Hadassah. Survivors: her husband, Sidney L. Raskin of Savannah; a sister, Evelyn Brown of Miami Beach, FL; a son and daughter- in-law, Alex B. and Michele Raskin of Savannah; a son and daughter-in-law, Daniel E. and Susan Raskin of Atlanta; a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth M. and Joanna Raskin of Needham, MA; a daughter and son-in-law, Laurie R. and Peter Katz of Needham, MA; and six grandchildren. Graveside services: 1:00 p. m. Monday in Bonaventure Cemetery. Remembrances: Hospice Savannah, Inc., P O Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416. Hubert C. Baker Funeral Home 7415 Hodgson Memorial Dr. Savannah Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
James Quitman Carter
Greenville, SC - James Quitman Carter, 86, formerly of Savannah, died Friday, November 29, 2002, at his residence. He was born in Alma on May 18, 1916, and had resided at 334 Stephenson Ave. in Savannah until moving to Greenville, SC, in September of 2001. He was the son the late George and Linnie Bennett Carter, was a graduate of Alma High School, and retired from J. Q. Carter Furniture Company. He was a member of Landrum Lodge #48, F. & A. M., for 50 years. He was a member of Memorial Baptist Church. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U. S. Army, and he was part of the occupation forces in Japan. Survivors: his wife of 62 years, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Faulkner Carter of Greenville, SC; three sons and daughters-in-law, Larry Carter and Bobbie Carter of Montgomery, AL, Jerry Carter and Theresa Carter of Greenville, SC, and Frank Carter and Pat Carter of Savannah; eight grandchildren, Robb Carter and wife, Meagan Carter, and Mark Carter, all of Montgomery, AL, Troy Carter of Salt Lake City, UT, Matthew, Ann, and Zachary Carter of Greenville, SC, and Katie Thompson, John Thompson, and Brian Carter, all of Savannah; two sisters, Pauline C. Raulerson of Waycross and Waunelle C. Britt of North Augusta, SC; and two brothers, Alton Carter and Hughlet Carter, both of Alma. Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p. m. Monday at the Hubert C. Baker Funeral Home - Hodgson Memorial Chapel. Funeral: 11:00 a. m. Tuesday in the Chapel of the Hubert C. Baker Funeral - Hodgson Memorial Chapel. Burial: Bonaventure Cemetery. Remembrances: Memorial Baptist Church, 6500 Habersham St., Savannah, GA 31405. Hubert C. Baker Funeral Home 7415 Hodgson Memorial Dr. Savannah Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Joseph F. Garafolo
Joseph F. Garafolo, 56, of Medina, Ohio, passed away at home Wednesday, November 27, 2002, following a courageous battle against leukemia. He was surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 31, 1946, in Mount Holly, NJ. He grew up in Miami, FL, and attended the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL. He served in the U. S. Marines. He was a 25-year employee of Delta Air Lines, working the past few years in Atlanta. A Medina city resident since 1978, Joe volunteered at Ella Canavan Elementary School and was active in Rangers Soccer Clubs. He was an avid golfer and gourmet cook. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hazel (Hyde) and Joseph Garafolo. Survivors: his beloved wife of nearly 35 years, Teresa (Dixon) Garafolo; cherished sons, Anthony and Nicholas, all of Medina; mother- and father-in- law, Joy and Gordon Dixon of Savannah; sisters-in-law, Yvonne Smith (Murray) and Cheryl Hudson (Danny) of Savannah; brother-in-law, David Dixon (Kim) of Savannah; nieces, Lindsay Smith and Casey Dixon of Savannah; nephews, Patrick Smith and Corey and Cameron Dixon of Savannah, Jeffrey Casey of Fayetteville, NC, and Michael and Sean Quigley of Atlanta; and many friends whom he considered family. Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p. m. Monday, December 2, 2002, at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel. Private Graveside Services at Oakhill Cemetery. Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors Islands Chapel Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Infant Colby James Tuttle
Twin City - Infant Colby James Tuttle died Saturday November 30, 2002, at the Emanuel Medical Center. Survivors: parents, Michael and Kristy Stephens Tuttle; brother, Sean M. Tuttle; others. Visitation: 7:00-9:00 p. m. Monday ath the funeral home. Graveside Service: 11:00 a. m. Tuesday, the Lambs Cemetery. Southern Heritage Funeral Home Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Diane E. Canepi
Diane E. Canepi, a former Police Sergeant from Yonkers, NY, and resident of Savannah, died on Friday, November 29, at Candler Hospital. She was 66 years old. Diane was a member of the Board of Equalization in Savannah and a Lay Lecturer for St. Johns Church. Survivors: her daughter, Eve Condon, and her husband, Dave, of Cumming. A memorial service, to be announced, will be held later. Whalen & Ball Funeral Home Yonkers, NY Savannah Morning News, December 2, 2002
Chadwick Waylen Stewart
Waycross - Chadwick Waylen Stewart, 35, died November 29. Survivors: parents, Johnny and Virue Boatright Stewart of Waycross; and others. Funeral: 2:00 p. m. Monday at Dry Creek Baptist Church, the body lying in state at 1:00 p. m. Sons of the Confederate will conduct honors at the committal service at Stewart Cemetery in Bacon County. Crosby Funeral Home
Michael R. Mallery
SANDERSVILLE -- Michael Ray Mallery, 24, died June 5 at home.
He was born in Millington, Tenn., and was a 1995 graduate of Washington County High School. He attended Sandersville Vocational and Technical School. He was an Eagle Scout with Boy Scouts Troup No. 77 of Savannah and a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Milledgeville.
SURVIVORS: his mother, Diane C. Payne of Sandersville; his father, Timothy Mallery of Covington; his stepfather, Earl Payne of Sandersville; a sister, Kristina M. Pulliam of Sandersville; two half sisters, Jessica Mallery and Kayla Mallery, both of Covington; a stepsister, Celita Head of Savannah; a stepbrother, Randy Payne of Savannah; his paternal grandmother, Mildred Mallery of Covington; and his maternal grandmother, Marietta Cheek of Covington.
VISITATION: 6-8 p.m. today at May & Smith Funeral Directors, Sandersville.
FUNERAL: 11 a.m. Thursday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Milledgeville, burial in Lawnwood Memorial Gardens in Covington.