April 3, 2003 Issue

Robert Cuyler Sr.
Mr. Robert Cuyler Sr. of Augusta died Monday, March 24, 2003 at the Medical College of Georgia.

Mr. Cuyler, a native of Louisville, was a member of Williams Grove Church in Millen and was employed by First Baptist Church as a Chef and Custodian. He was a former employee of Jefferson Hospital.

The funeral was March 29 at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Dr. Timothy Owings officiating. Burial was in Westover Memorial Park.

Survivors include his wife, Shawanda Phillips Cuyler; 10 children, Robin Cuyler, Rabin Cuyler, Rico Cuyler, Elizabeth "Piggy" Ross, all of Augusta, Robert Lee Cuyler Jr., Ft. Stewart, Helen Cuyler, Leroy Cuyler, Philadelphia, Pa., Coretta Dalton, Dwight Dudley and Monica Cuyler, all of Louisville; two sisters, Annie Jean Cuyler-McBride and Lucille Cuyler; sisters-in-law; 19 grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Williams Funeral Home, Augusta, was in charge of the arrangements.

Catherine Heggs
Ms. Catherine Heggs of Wadley died Friday, March 21, 2003, in Louisville.

The funeral was March 27 at 11 a.m. at Pineola Church of God in Wadley with the Rev. John Harmon officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Bartow.

Survivors include two daughters, Cynthia H. Tarver, Wadley, and Tomiko Banks, Ft. Bragg, NC; one son, Joseph Heggs, Ft. Polk, La.; her mother, Susie Heggs, Bartow; four sisters, Sylester Heggs and Vanessa Gilmore, Wadley, and Marlean Brinson and Beverly Ann Heggs, Bartow; and five grandchildren.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

Annie Ruth Williams Brown Kitchens
Mrs. Annie Ruth Williams Brown Kitchens of Wadley died Saturday, March 22, 2003 in Louisville.

The funeral was March 29 at 2 p.m. at the Wadley Church of God in Christ with the Rev. David Kemp officiating. Burial was in Live Oak Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Morris Kitchens; five daughters, Joann Brown Tarver, Annie B. Kelluem, Lillie B. Dixon, Bobbie B. Kleckley and Lou Della Brown, Wadley; two sons, Gary Brown and Eddie J. Brown, Wadley; three sisters, Classie Mae Williams, Sollie Mae Williams and Sallie Mae Williams, Wadley; six brothers, Rufus Williams, Eddie Williams, Sammie Lee Williams, Dan A. Williams and Johnnie Williams, Wadley, and Franklin Williams, Swainsboro; 29 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Hudson Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

J.F. "Buddy" Rhodes
Mr. J.F. "Buddy" Rhodes, 85, of Louisville died Friday, March 28, 2003, in the Old Capital Inn Nursing Home.

Mr. Rhodes, a native of Jefferson County, served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He had retired from the Jefferson County School Board where he was the maintenance supervisor for the bus shop. He was a member of Louisville United Methodist Church. He was the son of the late Joseph Floyd and Angelo Newsome Rhodes.

The funeral was March 30 at 3 p.m. at Louisville United Methodist Church with the Revs. Ed Dean and Danny Treadway officiating. Burial was in Jefferson Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Louisville.

Survivors include his wife, Katherine Stapleton Rhodes; two sons, Don Rhodes, Bartow, and Larry Rhodes, Louisville; five grandchildren, Mark A. Rhodes, Atlanta, Patrick B. Rhodes, Macon, Philip R. Rhodes, Sylvania, Matthew T. Rhodes, Warner Robins and Mrs. Clelia Couch, Milledgeville; and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Mark A. Rhodes, Patrick B. Rhodes, Philip R. Rhodes, Matthew T. Rhodes, Cecil Couch and Mitchell McGraw.

Memorials may be made to the Louisville United Methodist Church Building Fund, 301 W 7th St., Louisville, GA 30434.

Southern Heritage Funeral Home Louisville Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.

Brenda Leago Neveu
Mrs. Brenda Leago Neveu, 62, of Matthews died Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Mrs. Neveu, a native of Deridder, La., was a homemaker. She was a Catholic and attended St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Louisville.

Survivors include her husband, Raymond P. Neveu, Matthews; one son, Raymond A. Neveu, Matthews; two daughters, Tina M. Landrum, Matthews, and Lisa F. Burgess, Monroe, NC; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Fances Walker Milton
Mrs. Fances Walker Milton, 92, of Keysville died Monday, March 24, 2003 at the Gibson Health and Rehab Center.

Mrs. Milton, a native of Jefferson County, was the daughter of the late M.E. and Rosa Walker, a graduate of the University of South Carolina, a former Miss South Carolina, member of the American Jersey Cattle Club, a member of Wrens Town and Country Garden Club, former President of Matthews Community PTA and a member of Mount Moriah United Methodist Church. She was retired from the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Milton Sr., her son Larry Hildreth and her daughter-in-law, Susan Florence Milton.

A graveside service was held March 26 at 2 p.m. at Mount Moriah Church Cemetery with the Rev. Tommy Fussell officiating.

Survivors include her son, James Milton Jr., Keysville; two grandsons, David Milton, Thomson, and James W. Milton, Denver, Colo.; a sister, Evelyn W. Jordan, Auburn, Ala.; daughter-in-law, Nell Hildreth, Keysville; several nieces and nephews, and caregiver, Reba Daniels, Matthews.

Memorials may be made to Mount Moriah United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Dianne Stewart, 8219 Hwy. 88, Keysville, GA 30816; McCollum Public Library, c/o Wanda McGahee, 405 N. Main Street, Wrens, GA 30833; or Jefferson County American Cancer Society, c/o Karen Walden, P.O. Box 5, Matthews, GA 30818.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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