September 5, 2002 Issue

Anyonte Simon Graddy
Master Anyonte Simon Graddy of Louisville died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2002, at the Medical College of Georgia.

Graveside services were held Sept. 2 at 11 a.m. at Ebenezer CME Cemetery with the Rev. Nathaniel Lemon officiating.

Survivors include his parents, Antonio Grady, Wrightsville, and Susie "Mashell" Graddy, Louisville; twin sister, Anyanla Sunia Graddy, Louisville; maternal grandparents, Robert and Dorothy Flournoy Dixon, Louisville; paternal grandparents, Karen Strudick, Wrightsville, and Kenneth Holmes, Thomaston; and maternal great-grandmother, Eunice Flournoy, Louisville.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Roger Lee Heggs Sr.
Mr. Roger Lee Heggs Sr., 52, of Louisville died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002.

Mr. Heggs, a native of Jefferson County, was employed by Davis-McGraw Furniture. He was a Baptist.

The funeral was Sept. 2 at 3 p.m. at the Magnolia Baptist Church with Pastor Perry Daniels officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia D. Heggs, Wadley; his son and daughter-in-law, Roger (Janise) Heggs Jr., San Diego, Calif.; siblings, Delores (James) Cobbs, Midville, Bessie J. McGruder, Wadley, Junior Heggs Jr., Melvin (Gloria) Heggs, Louisville, Ernest (Shirley) Heggs, Sandersville, Angela (Wendell) Tarver, Advease (Jesse) Dogan, Louisville; two step-children, Lachandra (Shyann) Fields, Norfolk, Va., Charles Strowbridge Jr., Wadley; two grandchildren; his mother-in-law, Julia Pearl, Wadley; father-in-law, James Johnson, Wadley; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Willie Mae and Donald Brantley, Bobbie Jean Johnson, Curtis and Tracy Johnson, James and Linda Ann Johnson and Reggie Johnson, all of Wadley, Lamar and Dedria Johnson, Macon; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Ryse Holloway Jr.
Mr. Ryse Holloway Jr., of Louisville, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at the Glendale Nursing Home, Wadley.

Mr. Holloway, a native of Jefferson County, was a member of Mays Grove Baptist Church.

The funeral was Aug. 10 at 3 p.m. at the Mays Grove Baptist Church and Cemetery.

Survivors include four daughter, Vera (Michael) Ruff, Virginia Beach, Va., Alicia (Leartica) Bynes, Kehaune Holloway and Karen McGrudger, Louisville; five sons, Twane Holloway, Kenneth Holloway and Timothy Huff, Louisville, Michael McGrudger, Waynesboro, and Gregory McGrudger, Memphis, Tenn.; two sisters, Gertrude Nelson and Fannie Mae Hudson, Augusta; one brother, Robert Lacey Walker, New York; and 11 grandchildren.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Hannah Roberts
Mrs. Mary Hannah Roberts, 81, of Swainsboro died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002, at the Swainsboro Nursing Home.

Mrs. Roberts, a native of Jefferson County, had lived in Wadley most of her life. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband Curtis Roberts.

The funeral was Sept. 3 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with the Rev. Allen Meeks officiating. Burial was in Dublin Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Henry, Swainsboro; three sons, Wayne Roberts, Waterfall, Pa., Raymond Roberts, Dublin, and Glenn Roberts, Midville; a sister, Ann Duncan, Lithia Springs; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

James W. Peebles
Mr. James W. Peebles, 83, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, in University Hospital.

Mr. Peebles, a native of Jefferson County, had lived in Stapleton for many years. He was a retired clerk. He was a member of the Clifford Memorial Presbyterian Church and was an Army veteran of WWII.

The funeral was Aug. 28 at 3 p.m. in the Curtis Funeral Home chapel with the Revs. Frank Thigpen and Mike Sutphin officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include five sisters, Lois Tankersley and Vera Allen, Thomson, Gladys Hammett, Dearing, Louise Newman, Grovetown, and Dorothy McNair, Stapleton; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Jerry Tankersley, Dennis Allen, Emory McNair, Bobby Newman, Mike Peebles and Ronald Russell.

Memorial may be made to the American Lung Association.

Charles Edward "Lee" Williams
Mr. Charles Edward "Lee" Williams, 68, of Cross, S.C., died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002.

A memorial graveside service was held Sept. 1 at 11 a.m. at the Louisville City Cemetery.

Survivors include his mother, Gertrude Williams, Louisville; two sons, Samuel Brian Williams, Raleigh, N.C., and Mitch Williams, Queens, N.Y.' one daughter, Sandra Lea Carlson, Pullman, Wash.; two brothers, Jim Williams, Atlanta, and Dennis Williams, Stapleton; two sisters, Betty Wasden and Ruth Smith, Louisville; and four grandchildren.

Southern Heritage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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