May 16, 2002 Issue

Alice Harden
Miss Alice Harden of Louisville died Friday, May 10, 2002, at National Health Care Center.

Miss Harden was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Ada Dismuke Harden, a lifelong resident of Jefferson County and a member of Waldens United Methodist Church. She was retired from J.P. Stevens Co. in Louisville.

The funeral was May 13 at 11 a.m. at Waldens United Methodist Church with the Rev. Marvin Goodman officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Lucille Harden Poole, Augusta; one brother, Charles W. Harden, Jacksonville, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were the men of Waldens United Methodist church.

Memorials may be made to the Waldens United Methodist Church, Waldens Church Road, Avera, GA 30803.

Joseph P. Hill Jr.
Mr. Joseph P. Hill Jr., 54, of Bartow died Monday, May 13, 2002, at his residence.

Mr. Hill was born in Chattanooga, Tenn., and had lived in Columbus, Ohio, for many years before moving to Bartow 10 years ago. He was owner of S.T.S., Inc. and The Spotted Dog Antique Store in Bartow. He was a member of the Bartow Volunteer Fire Department, the Bartow Schoolhouse Players, The Bartow Community Club and also was a train enthusiast.

The funeral was May 15 at 2 p.m. at Bartow United Methodist Church with the Rev. Billy Howell and Hubert Jordan officiating. Burial was in the Bartow City Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Stanley Hill; mother, Frances R. Hill, Wadley; mother-in-law, Lessie Stanley, Whitesburg; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; Marian and Leon Robinson, Whitesburg, Joan and Merrill Stanley, Corinth, Jan and Leslie Stanley, Rex; several nieces and nephews; and Patches, Daley, Laney, Willie, Orphan Jim and Escargot Hill.

Pallbearers were members of Bartow Volunteer Fire Department.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Bartow Volunteer Fire Department in memory of Mr. Hill.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Arthur Garnett Screws Sr.
Mr. Arthur Garnett Screws Sr., 81, of Dellwood died Sunday, May 5, 2002, at Jenkins County Hospital, Millen.

Mr. Screws, a native of Jefferson County, was a WWII Army veteran and was retired from Thermo King.

The funeral was May 8 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Revs. Kelmer Durden and Morris Brantley officiating. Burial was in the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Marsh Screws; three daughters, Mary Woods, Swainsboro, Betty Crawley, Augusta and Janice Black, Wadley; two sons, Arthur Screws Jr., Twin City, and Steve Screws, Dellwood; one sister, Josey Hadden, Wrightsville; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Lynwood Newsome, Lee Hodges, Darryl Green, Tommy Waters, Bobby Whipple and David Butler.

Helen L. Arrington
Mrs. Helen L. Arrington, 72, of Wrens died Saturday, May 11, 2002, at McDuffie Regional Medical Center, Thomson.

Mrs. Arrington was a native of Jones and Jasper County, Miss. She was a retired manager for Jet Food Store Corporation and a member of the Union Seminary Baptist Church in Moss, Miss.

A funeral service was held May 13 at 10 a.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Race Lariscy and Roy White officiating. A memorial service was held May 14 at 3:30 p.m. at the Memory Chapel Funeral Home, Laurel, Miss., with the Revs. Buddy Jenkins and Jimmy Manning officiating. Burial was in the Sharon Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Jack Arrington, Wrens; two sons, James C. Lampkin, Laurell, Miss. and Jack Arrington, Fredricksburg, Va.; a daughter, Mrs. Grant "Sherry" Kelley, Stringer, Miss.; a brother, William P. Myers; and sister, Mrs. John "Gracie" McGraw, both of Laurel; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Perry G. Kelley, Christopher Arrington, Mike Manning, Steven Bernier, Mike Myers and Wendell Hosey.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 325 8th Street, Augusta, GA 30901.

Annell Henderson Smith
Mrs. Annell Henderson Smith, 86, of Wadley died Wednesday, May 8, 2002, at her residence.

Mrs. Smith was born in Fargo and had lived in Wadley all her life. She was a member of Wadley Baptist Church and the Dorcas Sunday school class. She had served as Sunday school teacher for many years. She was a member of the Women's Missionary Union. During World War II she worked as clerk of the United States Selective Service for Jefferson County. She retired at the age of 75 as co-owner of Wadley Florist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donovan E. Smith and her sister, Bufort Greenway Davison.

Graveside services were held May 10 at 11 a.m. at the Wadley City Cemetery with the Revs. Donald Lumpkin and Tom Harrison and Dr. Ernest Purcell officiating.

Honorary pallbearers were the deacons of Wadley First Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Donna Smith Lamb and Davey Lamb, Wadley; a son, Louis D. Smith, Wadley; a brother, Pete Henderson, Wadley; a sister, Mary Rogers, Ooltewah, Tenn.; an aunt, Mary Julia Peterson, Wadley; two granddaughters, Tracy Reece, Gainesville, Fla., and Ashley Lampp, Sandersville; a grandson, Andrew Smith, Sandersville; two great-grandchildren and Max.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Barbara Ann Hughes
Mrs. Barbara Ann Hughes of Gibson died Saturday, May 11, 2002, at the Medical College of Georgia.

Mrs. Hughes was a homemaker and a member of Magnolia Baptist Church.

A memorial service was held May 14 at 11 a.m. from the Beggs Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Lloyd Whitten and Don Widener officiating.

Survivors include her husband, Dennis Allen Hughes; mother, Margaret Langford Chalker; a son, Jut M. Hughes; a daughter, Lisa Marie Hughes, all of Gibson; and a brother, James Chalker, Warrenton.

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