Obituaries
February 13, 2003 Issue

Elinor Louise Veatch
Mrs. Elinor Louise Veatch, 80, of Louisville died Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, at the Southwest Christian Hospice in Atlanta.

Mrs. Veatch was born on April 10, 1922, the daughter of the late Rev. Albert William and Augusta Lee Rees. She attended the Weselyan College in Macon and later resided in Louisville where she taught swimming for over 40 years. She was a member of the Louisville United Methodist Church where she was active in the United Methodist Women's Club, the Joe Gay Sunday School Class, the Methodist Youth Fellowship and the Church Choir. She was also active in the Lady Lions Auxiliary Group.

The funeral was Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. at the Louisville United Methodist Church with the Revs. Danny Treadway and Emory Gilbert officiating. Burial was in the Louisville City Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Julian L. Veatch; two sons, Julian Lamar (Carol) Veatch Jr., Atlanta, and Larry William (Patricia) Veatch, Newberry, Fla.; and four grandchildren, David Lee Veatch, Melanie Ann Veatch, Ryan Alexander Veatch and Andrew William Veatch.

Pallbearers were David Lee Veatch, Bryan Burt, Donnie Rhodes, Wendell Franks, Howard Johnson and Bill Veatch.

Memorials may be made to the Southwest Christian Hospice, 7225 Lester Rd., Union City, GA 30291.

Southern Heritage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Thelma Elizabeth McDaniel
Mrs. Thelma Elizabeth McDaniel, 85, of Louisville died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003.

Mrs. McDaniel, a native of South Carolina, was retired from the Jefferson County Health Department and The Shirt Factory. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Louisville. She was the daughter of the late James and Sinia Benton.

The funeral was Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Louisville with the Rev. Larry Montgomery and Dewey Henderson officiating. Burial was in the Louisville City Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Joseph Edward McDaniel, Uvalda; three daughters, Florence Johnson, Davisboro, Flora Parker, Niceville, Fla., and Dorothy Bryant, Aiken, SC; one brother, J.D. Benton, SC; and two sisters, Betty Jean Hiers and Rhumelle Crider, both of SC; 10 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and three great great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Butch Parker, George Parker, Glenn Johnson, Bob Holland, Chris Veal and Andy Carter.

Southern Heritage Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Mary Terwick Tucker
Mrs. Mary Terwick Tucker of Augusta died Monday, Feb. 2, 2003.

Mrs. Tucker, a native of Louisville, had lived most of her life in Augusta. She was a weaver at King Mill for 17 years and managed Kim's Soap and Suds Cleaners for over 25 years. She was the wife of the late Leon Tucker and the daughter of the late James and Nellie Terwick.

The funeral was Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Napier Funeral Home with the Revs. Debra Benehaley and William Mathis officiating. Burial was in the Langley Cemetery, Langley.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Brockington, Beech Island; three sons, Willie C. Smith, Chickaway, Ala., Thomas Smith, Aiken, and Dennis J. Smith, Augusta; a sister, Nellie Mae Gibson, Louisville; two brothers, Jessie Terwick and Nick Terwick, both of Florida; two step-sons, William C. Ducker, Martinez, and Danny Tucker, NC; nine grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Denny Mullins, Wayne Rutland, Dennis Smith, Brad Barbee, Jay Bird, Angel DeJesus, Danny Tucker Jr. and Joe Pardue.

Napier Funeral Home, Graniteville, SC, was in charge of the arrangements.


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