Obituaries
July 3, 2003 Issue

Lonzie "Doc" Davis Jr.
Mr. Lonzie "Doc" Davis Jr., 58, of Homestead, Fla., died Saturday, June 21, 2003.

Mr. Davis, a native of Jefferson County, was a member of Stone Springfield AME Church. He attended Stone Springfield Elementary, Tenders Grove Elementary and was a 1963 graduate of Jefferson County High School. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Air Force in 1971 after serving eight years in active duty. In 1969 he started his own business, Davis Dozier Service. Recently he created the roads located in Davis Ridge Subdivision.

The funeral was June 28 at 11 a.m. at Stone Springfield AME Church with the Revs. David Batts, Issac Culberth and Hardy Bennings Jr. officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Gibbons Davis; his children, Jeffery Davis, Orlando, Fla., Ricky Davis, Angela Davis Taylor, Homestead, and Dionne Davis Volmar, Miami, Fla.; his mother, Margaret Virginia Farmer Davis, Louisville; his father and stepmother, Lonzie Sr. and Gussie Davis, Avera; siblings, Carolyn Crew, Atlanta, James Davis, Homestead, Maria Davis, Scarlett, Hephzibah, Carolyn Swint, Kathy Marion Davis, Louisville, Jasper Davis, Milledgeville, Cathelin King, Macon; his mother-in-law, Luella Gibbons, Louisville; 14 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Dorothea Harden Keen
Mrs. Dorothea Harden Keen of Dublin died Monday, June 30, 2003, at New Horizons Personal Care Home.

Mrs. Keen was the daughter of the late Dr. Timothy Harden and Elizabeth Stubbs Harden. She was a homemaker. She attended Mercer University and received her degree from Wesleyan College in 1943. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. She was a member of Dublin First Baptist Church where she taught children's Sunday school classes for many years. She was also a member of Hope Chavous Sunday School class. She is preceded in death by her husband, James Lemuel Keen.

The funeral was July 2 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church with the Revs. Wally Weaver and Cliff Morris officiating. Burial was in the Northview Cemetery.

Survivors include a son, James Lemuel Keen Jr., Orlando, Fla.; two daughters, Sula K. Altman, Savannah, and Elizabeth (Betsy) K. Polhill, Louisville; a sister, Rosalyn Harden, Macon; a brother, Dr. Timothy Harden Jr., Stockbridge; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers were the staff and residents of New Horizons Personal Care Home.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 405 Bellevue Ave., Dublin, GA 31021.

Adams Funeral Home, Dublin, was in charge of the arrangements.



William "Will" J. Holley
William "Will" J. Holley, 17, of Stapleton died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

Will was a rising senior at Brairwood Academy where he was active in football, baseball and track. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and a member of Wrens Baptist Church.

The funeral was June 28 at 4 p.m. at Wrens Baptist Church with the Rev. Race Lariscy, Dr. James Ford and John T. Hammond, Headmaster of Briarwood Academy officiating. Burial was in Wrens Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include his parents, Keith and Susan Holley; a brother Trenton P. Holley, all of Stapleton; grandparents, Ed and Betty Perdue and W.C. and Clyde Holley, all of Wrens.

Pallbearers were Scott Willis, Justin Callaway, Josh Garner, Jeffrey Kent, Bert Goolsby, Jason Holley, Brandon Normam and T.J. Mimbs.

Honorary pallbearers were the rising senior class, the football team and the baseball team of Briarwood Academy as well as coaches, Jimmy Barnett, Robert Waller, John Osborne, Lex McGee, Stephen Simpson, Charlie May and Clayton Parrish.

Memorials may be made to Wrens Baptist Church Building Fund, 500 North Main St., Wrens, GA 30833, or to Briarwood Academy Boosters Club, 3155 Thomson Hwy. NE, Warrenton, GA 30828.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Helen McDonald Linnenkohl
Mrs. Helen McDonald Linnenkohl, 91, of Stapleton died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at NHC Health Care in North Augusta.

Mrs. Linnenkohl was a member of Keysville United Methodist Church and a retired seamstress for Louisville Garment Company.

The funeral was June 28 at 11 a.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Karen Zeigler and George Collison officiating. Burial was in the Wrens Memorial Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Barry (Carol) McDonald, North Augusta, and Rolph (Sandy) McDonald, Stapleton; a stepson, Brinson Linnenkohl, Stapleton; a stepdaughter, Kathleen Walden, Hephzibah; five grandchildren, Michael McDonald, Michelle Hadden, Kevin McDonald, Barry McDonald Jr. and Stephanie Haywood; and eight great-grandchildren, Wes McDonald, Jarrett McDonald, Linnea Rogers, KayAnna Rogers, Wyatt McDonald, Angel McDonald, Sarah E. McDonald and Abigail Haywood.

Pallbearers were Wayne McDonald, Gene McDonald, Jack McCorkle, Michael McDonald, Barry McDonald Jr. and Chris Haywood.

Memorials may be made to Keysville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 107, 8219 Georgia Hwy. 88 East, Keysville, GA 30816.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Nellie Marie Hadden
Miss Nellie Marie Hadden, 97, of Gibson died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at McDuffie Regional Medical Center.

Miss Hadden was a member of Woodlawn Methodist Church and had worked at the Town Tavern as a hostess for 45 years when she retired.

The funeral was June 27 at James Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Marvin Goodman officiating. Burial was in Waldens United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Survivors include a sister, Jewel H. Jennings of Gibson.

Pallbearers were nephews, LeRoy Hadden, David Hadden, Dean Hadden, Gary Rhodes, Ed Martin and Bush Hadden.

James Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.



Harold "Pop" Quick Jr.
Mr. Harold "Pop" Quick Jr., 50, died Monday, June 23, 2003, at Burke Medical Center.

Memorial services were June 28 at 11 a.m. at DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Jeff Flowers officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Harriet H. Quick; his father Harold D. Quick Sr. and Grace C. Quick; sons, Robert Quick and Richard Quick; father and mother-in-law, Rhodes and Rosa Hardeman; brothers, Harold "Hal" Quick and Phil Holland; sisters, Audrey Stewart, Laurie Hillis, Judy Gatliff, Ellen Diotte, Beth Holland, Crystal Bales, Anne Bales, Angie Taylor, Denise Johnson, Dianne Powell and Judy Graham; and Stonewall, Sherlock and Broadus.

DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home Inc., Waynesboro, was in charge of the arrangements.



Picsola Brown Neely
Mrs. Picsola Brown Neely of Wrens died Thursday, June 26, 2003.

The funeral was June 29 at 4 p.m. at New Hope AME Church and Cemetery.

Survivors include her grandchildren, Anthony Thompson, Vernell Thompson, Luvern Johnson, Janice Braodus; and son-in-law James Thompson.

Davis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


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