Obituaries
June 13, 2002 Issue

Udell Thompson Curtis
Mrs. Udell Thompson Curtis of Louisville died Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at Jefferson Hospital.

Mrs. Curtis, a native of Jefferson County, was a member of the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church where she was President of the Missionary for over 20 years, a Deaconess since 1964, a member of the Mother's Board, President of the St. Choir for 17 years. She retired from Jefferson Hospital as a nurse's assistant after 30 years of service; a grandmother for Headstart; and a member of the Chorus Delion Society; Fair and Honest Society and the Morning Star Society.

The funeral was June 8 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Baptist Church with the Revs. Hardy Bennings Jr., King Mack, Herman Baker and Wallace Brown Jr. officiating. Burial was in the Chorus Delion Society Cemetery.

Survivors include one niece, Lula Allison, Washington, D.C.; and a host of cousins including Leroy Thompson and Sharon Walden of Louisville.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Donald Goodson
Mr. Donald Goodson, 59, of Stockbridge died Wednesday, June 5, 2002, at Portsbridge Hospice, Conyers.

Mr. Goodson was a member of Wadley Baptist Church.

The funeral was June 8 at 1 p.m. at Wadley Baptist Church with the Rev. Tom Harrison officiating. Burial was in the Wadley Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Goodson; his father, Dorris Goodson, Wadley; maternal grandmother Vergie DuBois, Danville, Il.; a sister, Lynn Brown, Palm Coast, Fla.; three brothers, Frank Goodson, Simpsonville, SC, Joe Goodson and Tim Goodson, both of Wadley; mother-in-law, Evelyn Smith, Stockbridge; four nieces and nephews; and Doogie.

Memorials may be made to the Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation, P.O. Box 422471, Atlanta, Ga. 30342.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Georgia Wren Fowler
Mrs. Georgia Wren Fowler, 89, died Saturday, May 18, 2002, at Hillcrest Hospital.

Mrs. Fowler, a native of Wrens, was the daughter of the late George T. and Will Alice Wren. She was a retired accountant and a member of Simpsonville First Baptist Church where she was a member of the Ruth Sunday School Class and the Love Circle. She was also a member of the Simpsonville Garden Club, the Simpsonville Service Club, the Hillcrest Hospital Auxiliary and the John Franklin Wren Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Wrens. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Edwin Fowler, two sisters, Helen Richards and Alice Ballenger, and two brothers, Maurice Wren and Oliver Wren.

The funeral was May 20 at 2 p.m. at Simpsonville First Baptist Church Chapel with the Rev. Randy Harling officiating. Burial was in Greenville Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include one sister, Louise Myers, Simpsonville; two brothers, James Wren and Marvin Wren, both of Nashville, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial may be made to Simpsonville First Baptist Church, 106 Church Street, Simpsonville, S.C. 29681 or to the charity of one's choice.

Cannon Funerals and Cremations, Simpsonville, was in charge of the arrangements.



Janie McTier Hadden
Mrs. Janie McTier Hadden, 92, of Wrens died Thursday, June 6, 2002 at Keysville Nursing Home.

Mrs. Hadden was a member of Waldens United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Josh C. Hadden and a daughter, Ellen Rooks.

The funeral was June 9 at 3 p.m. at Waldens United Methodist Church with the Revs. Marvin Goodman and Roy White officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, William Lester Hadden and wife Peggy, Wrens, Thomas Hadden and wife Linda, Florida; one daughter, Mary McGahee and husband Melvin, Aiken; 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were Felton Beasley, Troy McNeal, Milton Reese, Mickey Hadden, Russell McDonald, Wayne Hadden, Bruce Dowdy and Audrey Hunley.

Memorials may be made to the Waldens United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1760 Walden Church Road, Avera, Ga. 30803.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Charlotte Salter Dare
Mrs. Charlotte Salter Dare, 75, a native of Bartow, died Saturday in Macon.

The funeral was June 11 at 11 a.m. at Hillcrest United Methodist Church in Macon with the Rev. Rex Odom officiating. Burial was at 3:30 p.m. at the Bartow City Cemetery.

Survivors include her sisters, Henrietta Futral of Bartow and Faye Johnson of Leesburg, Fla.; brothers, Thomas Salter of Dublin and Charles Salter of Bartow; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Hillcrest United Methodist Church, Building Fund, 3350 Hillcrest Avenue or United Hospice, 2484 Ingleside Avenue, Building B, Macon, GA, 31204.

Snows Memorial Chapel, Macon, was in charge of arrangements.



Maddie Bell Brinson Knight
Mrs. Maddie Bell Brinson Knight of Bartow died Tuesday, June 4, 2002.

The funeral was June 9 at 3 p.m. at Tarvers Grove Baptist Church in Bartow.

Survivors include seven daughters, Lucille Hudson and Virginia Miller, Miami, Fla., Vera Ann Knight, Bernestine Roberts, Ethel Knight and Ann Joseph, Brooklyn, N.Y., and Celia Passmore, Teaneck, N.J.; three sons, Earl Knight and Freddie Lee Knight, Bartow, and Yoma Knight Jr., Brooklyn; one sister, Ella T. May, Bartow; and 45 grandchildren.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.



Edgar P. Hobbs
Mr. Edgar P. Hobbs, 71, of Thomson died Thursday, June 6, 2002, in the McDuffie County Hospital.

Mr. Hobbs, a native of Jefferson County, had lived in Thomson for several years. He was a retired Air Force Veteran.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in the Sunset Memorial Gardens in Albequerque, N.M.

Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Kuykendall, Kingsland; a son, Kenneth Hobbs, Seymour, Tenn.; a sister, Audrey Moon, Thomson; three brothers, W.H. Hobbs, Dearing, A.W. Hobbs, Augusta, and Clinton Hobbs, Thomson; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Marolyn "Lynn" Mays Wallom
Mrs. Marolyn "Lynn" Mays Wallom, 42, of Augusta died Friday, June 7, 2002, at University Hospital.

Mrs. Wallom, a native of Baldwin County, had lived in Louisville before moving to Augusta over 22 years ago. She was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church.

The funeral was June 9 at 3 p.m. at Louisville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Danny Treadway officiating. Burial was in Louisville City Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Billy Wallom; a daughter, Carolyn D'Ann Wallom, Augusta; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Floyd L. Mays III and Martha and Gordon E. Mays and Carol of Wadley; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Gloria M. New and Tommy and Carrie M. Maddox and Donald of Louisville; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers were Rodney Mays, Gordon Mays Jr., Mike Poss, Sig Pope, Cody Wilkerson and John Wallom.

Southern Heritage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Alice Summer Perdue
Mrs. Alice Summer Perdue, 83, of Swainsboro died Friday, June 7, 2002, at Emanuel Medical Center.

Mrs. Perdue, a native of Emanuel County, was a homemaker and a member of Sardis Primitive Baptist Church. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Amaranth and the Adam Brinson Chapter of the DAR.

The funeral was June 9 at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with the Revs. Clarence Thompson and Morris Brantley officiating. Burial was in the Swainsboro City Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Janice P. Smith, Wadley; a son, Rev. Erwin Keith Perdue, Rincon; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers were nephews.



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