December 5, 2002 Issue

Ethel Barfield Clark
Mrs. Ethel Barfield Clark, 74, of Louisville died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at her residence.

Mrs. Clark was a native of Jefferson County and a member of the Louisville United Methodist Church, Barwick Sunday School Class, United Methodist Women Wardlow Group, Louisville Homemaker Club, Jefferson County Historical Society, Jefferson County Retired Teachers Association, Delta Kappa Gamma International Society and the Teachers Honorary Organization.

Graveside service were Nov. 26 at 11 a.m. at the Louisville City Cemetery with the Rev. Danny Treadway officiating.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Agnes Clark, Louisville and Elizabeth Clark Moore, San Diego, Calif.; one grandchild, John Robert Clark Moore and two nephews Danny Barfield and David Barfield both of Columbus.

Pallbearers will be William Hall, John VanEpps, Pat Kelly, James Davis, Rocky Harris, Lance Poole, Mitchell McGraw and Sonny Bowles.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Barwick Sunday School Class.

Memorials can be made to the Louisville United Methodist Music Program, 301 West 7th Street, Louisville, GA 30434 or The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1725, Augusta, GA 30903 or St. Mary Magdalene of Episcopal Church, 321 West 7th Street, Louisville, GA 30434.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Joseph T. "Terry" Sellers
Mr. Joseph T. "Terry" Sellers, 46, of Augusta died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, at his residence.

Mr. Sellers, a native of Gilmer County, was raised in Wrens and had lived in Augusta for many years. He was a licensed funeral director and embalmer in Georgia and South Carolina who had worked at various funeral homes in the CSRA for many years and for the past 18 years at Elliott Sons Funeral Homes of Augusta. He was a member of the Academy of Graduate Embalmers of Georgia and the Georgia and South Carolina Funeral Directors Association. He was a member of Curtis Baptist Church and a former longtime member of Fleming Baptist Church, both of Augusta. He is preceded in death by his father, Charlie Sellers.

The funeral was Dec. 2 at 11 a.m. at Curtis Baptist Church with Dr. Mark Harris officiating. Burial was in Westover Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife, Penny Welch Sellers, a son, Blake and a daughter, Leslie Kate, all of Augusta; his mother, Aline Sellers, Wrens; his in-laws, Harold and Madge Welch, Augusta; special friends, William Brooks, Cyndi McGahee, Johnny Rowland, and Steven and Kristy Brooks.

Pallbearers were Reuben Chance, Patricia Knight, Harold Sheppard, Kenneth Holley, Barry Cowart, Mark Rivers, Walker Lewis and Eston Cantrell.

Honorary pallbearers were former and current coworkers and any other Georgia and South Carolina Funeral professionals.

Memorials may be made to the Blake and Leslie Kate Sellers Educational Fund, c/o Bank of America, Attn: Sherry Wescom, 3509 Wheeler Road, Augusta, GA 30909.

Elliott Sons Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Bessie Kitchens Reese
Mrs. Mary Bessie Kitchens Reese, 76, of Mitchell died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at MCG Hospital in Augusta.

Mrs. Reese, a native of Glascock County, was a homemaker. She was a member of Griffin Chapel Baptist Church.

The funeral was Nov. 27 at 2 p.m. at Griffin Chapel Baptist Church in Mitchell with the Revs. Jamie Hawkins and Wayne Page officiating. Burial was in the Mitchell City Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Mr. Lynn Brady Reese, Bastonville; one daughter, Lathy Gwenn Reese, Augusta; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Earl Hilson, Mike Lyons, Clay Holbrook, Ray Myers, James Hawkins and James Griswell.

Memorials may be made to Glascock County Cancer Society in care of Mrs. Corene Chalker, 3037 Bastonville Road, Gibson, GA 30810.

Sheppard Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Clinton A. Freeman
Mr. Clinton A. Freeman of Wadley died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at his residence.

The funeral was Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. at Blounts Chapel AME Church in Bartow.

Survivors include four daughters, Lavon Freeman Ricks, Augusta, Mary Ann Freeman, Wadley, Jacqueline Freeman, Brooklyn, NY, and Toni Davis, Washington; three sons, Dwight Robertson, Philadelphia, Pa., Curtis Danford, Wadley, and Charles Freeman, Wrens; one sister, Magdalene Hicks, Jacksonville, Fla.; his mother, Ms. Annie L. Mincey Freeman, Wadley; and 16 grandchildren.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

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