Obituaries
August 15, 2002 Issue

William M. Black
Mr. William M. Black, 57, of Bartow died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2002, at his residence.

Mr. Black, a native of Jefferson County, was retired from Wayne Battle Lumber Company and was a Baptist.

The funeral was Aug. 11 at 2 p.m. at the Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Vida Mae Josey officiating. Burial was in the Wadley City Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Adell Black; three daughters, Dorris Realy, St. Marys, Sandra Meeks, Wrens, and Barbara Tapley, Kite; two sons, William Black Jr., Louisville, and Scott Black, Bartow; four brothers, Sampson Black, Bartow, Wiley Black, Toomsboro, Julian Black, Hazelhurst, and Roy Black, Swainsboro; one sister, Marian York, Wadley; and 17 grandchildren.



Wayne Douglas Hattaway
Mr. Wayne Douglas Hattaway, 56, of Bartow died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2002, at Jefferson Hospital after a brief illness.

Mr. Hattaway, born in Washington County, had lived all his life in Jefferson County. He was the son of the late Johnnie Tobias and Maggie Lou Mullins Hattaway. He was a member of Shekinah Baptist Assembly, N.R.A. and former member of the Jefferson Jaycees. He served in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam and served 18 years as Chief Deputy with Jefferson County Sheriff's office.

A graveside service was held Aug. 10 at 11 a.m. at the Louisville City Cemetery with the Revs. Ed Deen and Ronald Warnock officiating.

Survivors include his son, Scotty Wayne Hattaway, Blackshear; a daughter, Amanda Hattaway Bessada, Alpharetta; two brothers, John T. Hattaway, Louisville, and William Jerry Hattaway, Augusta; and four sisters, Ethel Davis and Mary Lamb, Louisville, Edith Kelly, Newington, and Carolyn Rowell, Norcross.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Southern Heritage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Mary Tarver Huff
Mrs. Mary Tarver Huff of Bartow died Sunday, August 3, 2002, in Louisville.

The funeral was Aug. 7 at 1 p.m. at Spears Grove Baptist Church in Wadley.

Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Huff, Bartow, and Dora Huff, Wrightsville; two sons, Willie Huff and Nathaniel Tarver, Bartow; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.



Daniel Ray New
Mr. Daniel Ray New, 74, of Wadley died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002, at Jefferson Hospital

Mr. New, a native of Jefferson County, was a farmer and a member and deacon of Wadley Baptist Church.

The funeral was Aug. 14 at 3 p.m. at Wadley Baptist Church with Dr. Ernest Purcell and the Rev. Donald Lumpkin officiating. Burial was in the Wadley City Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Terese N. Owens, Wadley; a son, Chris M. New, Dearing; two sisters, Alice N. McNeely and Ann N. Prescott, both of Wadley; four grandchildren, Dan Brett, Lauren Ownes, Cristen New and Zachary New.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Norma E. Rautio Sundem
Mrs. Norma E. Rautio Sundem, 75, of Louisville died Friday, Aug. 9, 2002, at Jefferson Hospital.

Mrs. Sundem, a native of Bessemer, Mich., was of the Lutheran faith, a member of American Cancer Society and the Celiac Foundation. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack C. Sundem and her parents Edwin and Lily Jampsa Rautio.

Memorial graveside services were Aug. 11 at 3 p.m. at Louisville City Cemetery with the Rev. Larry Montgomery officiating.

Survivors include a son, Scott Sundem, Savannah; a daughter, Sandy Sundem, Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; one brother, Charles Rautio, St. Paul, Minn.; and two grandchildren.

Southern Heritage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Herbert Lewis Pennington
Mr. Herbert Lewis Pennington, 95, of Matthews died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002, at his residence.

Mr. Pennington was preceded in death by his parents Lewis M. Pennington and Helen Bowling Pennington; sisters, Gussie Pennington McDaniel, Hattie Pennington Jones and Marion Pennington Flynt.

Having grown up in a rural area, Mr. Pennington spent most of is life farming the land that he loved. He retired from farming at 65 and spent his time enjoying his wife, his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a member of Mount Moriah United Methodist Church and also a member of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau.

The funeral was Aug. 8 at 3 p.m. at Mount Moriah Methodist Church with the Rev. Joe Walden, Dr. James Ford and the Rev. Tommy Fussell officiating. Burial was in Mount Moriah Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Sara Barrow Pennington, Matthews; one daughter, Jenny Pennington, Matthews; one granddaughter Ginger Young Moore, Dacula; one grandson, James Herbert (Bert) Young, Matthews; and two great-grandchildren, Drew and Sarah Moore.

Pallbearers were Gene Williams, Sam Pennington, Jeff Jones, David Bryant, Charles Stewart, John Williams, Alan Rabun and Barrow Walden.

Memorials may be made to the Mount Moriah Campground Building Fund, P.O. Box 8, Matthews, Ga. 30818.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



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